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Mario Kart 8 celebrates DLC launch with five new track videos

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 13, 2014 3:00pm PST

Mario Kart 8's first DLC pack is available today. So check out some new videos spotlighting a handful of the new tracks.

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Pokemon Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire trailer welcomes Deoxys

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 13, 2014 11:30am PST

A climactic battle for the fate of the planet is about to unfold in space with Rayquaza the only thing standing between Deoxys and Earth's utter annihilation.

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The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask - explaining its cult following

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 12, 2014 12:00pm PST

Some people don't understand the attachment that a sector of Zelda fans have for The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask. On the heels of last week's announcement of a 3DS remaster, allow Shacknews to explain the fascination with this cult classic.

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"Yeah, I'm sure I need to approach it with a different mindset. I tend to find villagers in Zelda ..."

- SporkyReeve see all 19 comments

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U pre-orders at a record high

By Daniel Perez, Nov 12, 2014 8:00am PST

Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime has revealed pre-orders of Super Smash Bros. for Wii U has set a record high for the games publisher.

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"Same. MK8 online is totally smooth, crossing finger the same happens with Smash on Wii U "

- Serpico74 see all 15 comments

'Crystal' Red and Blue Nintendo 2DS systems announced

By Steve Watts, Nov 11, 2014 7:00am PST

New 2DS color schemes to come alongside Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire.

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Mega Man and Sonic lead Nintendo's next batch of Amiibo figures [Update]

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 10, 2014 10:00pm PST

Nintendo has pulled the curtain back on the next batch of Amiibo figures, including Mega Man and Sonic

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Nintendo and Loot Crate team up for amiibo subscription service

By Daniel Perez, Nov 10, 2014 7:15am PST

Need amiibo figures but don't want to leave your house to purchase them? Then let Loot Crate bring the amiibos to your door with its new subscription service.

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"I've never heard of LootCrate, $30/mo in Canada seems way too high though."

- SlingBlaze see all 6 comments

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker preview: buried treasure

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 06, 2014 8:00am PST

Captain Toad is a month away from fully embarking on his first standalone adventure. Shacknews prepares for the upcoming journey with our preview.

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Runbow and Sportsball lead Nintendo indie lineup for 2015

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 05, 2014 3:44pm PST

Nintendo has outlined its slate of indie games set to hit Wii U and 3DS in the next year, filled with some old favorites and some newer interesting games to keep an eye on.

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Kirby and the Rainbow Curse coming in February with multiplayer

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 05, 2014 3:34pm PST

There's a new release window for Kirby and the Rainbow Curse and the pink puffball's latest will also feature multiplayer.

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Code Name S.T.E.A.M. fogging up 3DS in Spring 2015

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 05, 2014 3:15pm PST

Today's Nintendo Direct offered a greater glimpse into Code Name S.T.E.A.M., while also revealing the official release window for the upcoming strategy game from the makers of Advance Wars and Fire Emblem.

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Pikmin Short Movies debut for 3DS and Wii U

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 05, 2014 2:56pm PST

It turns out Nintendo isn't done with Pikmin just yet, finally offering the Pikmin cartoon shorts teased in 2013 on the Nintendo eShop.

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Hyrule Warriors gets Link Spinner from Amiibo use

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 05, 2014 2:44pm PST

Nintendo has specified how Amiibo will work with Hyrule Warriors, adding a whole new character... sort of.

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Splatoon trailer debuts single-player campaign

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 05, 2014 2:37pm PST

Today's Nintendo Direct concluded with a first look at the single-player campaign for the upcoming paintball-fest Splatoon.

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Duck Hunt Smash Bros trailer heralds Duck Hunt Virtual Console release

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 05, 2014 2:28pm PST

Duck Hunt is not only joining the Wii U version of Super Smash Bros., but his classic game is about to see a re-release on the Wii U Virtual Console.

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