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New Pokemon Sun and Moon details coming next week

By Daniel Perez, Jun 24, 2016 2:00pm PDT

The Pokemon Company has a bit more of Pokemon Sun and Moon to show us next week.


Dolphin emulator launches version 5.0, becoming most accurate and efficient release to date

By Daniel Perez, Jun 24, 2016 8:20am PDT

The popular GameCube and Wii emulator, Dolphin, has reached a major milestone today as version 5.0 has just been released.


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Level-5 confirms next Professor Layton game will star a new protagonist

By Daniel Perez, Jun 24, 2016 7:02am PDT

The next Professor Layton game won't have Layton himself, nor his son, in the starring role. Could this really be considered a Professor Layton game then?


Changing the System: How Nintendo 64 revolutionized 3D game design

By David Craddock, Jun 23, 2016 4:15pm PDT

Shacknews celebrates the 20th anniversary of Nintendo's 64-bit machine by looking back on the good, the bad, and the blurry.


"Great article! I really do believe that when you combine GLQuake and the N64, which both came ..."

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Nintendo NX use of cartridges hinted at by US Trademark System

By Daniel Perez, Jun 23, 2016 7:48am PDT

It appears this Nintendo NX using cartridges rumor has some serious legs now that this trademark has been discovered.


"I don't think you could make a cartridge cost $100 if you tried. Flash memory is cheap these days."

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How Eiji Aonuma teased The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild's creative direction years ago

By David Craddock, Jun 22, 2016 11:00am PDT

Any Zelda fan who gave headlines over the last five years at least a cursory glance knew just how radical a departure Aonuma had planned years before Breath of the Wild's 2016 unveiling.


"Yeah I guess they can put more feathers and grass and shit out there, but not much more at this ..."

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See 10 minutes Metroid Prime Federation Force gameplay for 3DS

By John Keefer, Jun 21, 2016 11:47am PDT

The game has amiibo support as well.


"I think I'm the only person who likes this one. As someone who used to read the old comics and ..."

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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild carries on Hylian texts

By John Keefer, Jun 20, 2016 7:28am PDT

Those mysterious glyphs actually spell words.


E3 2016: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild blows up social media

By John Keefer, Jun 16, 2016 3:40pm PDT

You can do anything with numbers, but the lines at the show are a good indicator as well.


E3 2016: Nintendo working on a 'new kind of Mario'

By John Keefer, Jun 16, 2016 3:05pm PDT

When Miyamoto-san talks, people listen.



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E3 2016: Don't expect the Nintendo NX to outperform the Xbox Scorpio or PlayStation Neo

By Daniel Perez, Jun 16, 2016 12:21pm PDT

Nintendo isn't about specs, but about content. That means you shouldn't expect the NX to beat its competitors in its technology.


"The rev of the DS, or the next mobile console, would be more powerful than the Wii U given the ..."

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E3 2016: Final Fantasy designer Koichi Ishii announces new action-RPG, Ever Oasis

By Daniel Perez, Jun 15, 2016 11:08am PDT

Nintendo has announced a completely new game, called Ever Oasis, for the 3DS.


E3 2016: Watch the Second Nintendo Treehouse Livestream Here

By Brittany Vincent, Jun 15, 2016 7:25am PDT

This time the spotlight's on some truly excellent portables. 


"I normally don't like mobile games, but Pokemon Go looks pretty entertaining. Being a ..."

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Someone may already be hacking The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild E3 2016 demo

By Daniel Perez, Jun 14, 2016 12:18pm PDT

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild was just revealed, and reports are coming in that someone has already attempted to copy the game to leak online.


"If this is true, everyone in that twitter feed is about to get asked a lot of questions. It's ..."

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E3 2016: Mario Party Star Rush announced for 3DS

By John Keefer, Jun 14, 2016 12:06pm PDT

The game will be released on November 4.