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Bayonetta and Diddy Kong tied atop Panda Global Super Smash Bros. for Wii U character tier list

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 10, 2017 7:30pm PDT

Esports organization Panda Global have issued the latest character tier list for Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and while Bayonetta hasn't been knocked off her perch, another character has joined her at the top.


Modojo Rewind: Answers To This Week's Biggest Questions

By Kevin Tucker, Jul 07, 2017 5:00pm PDT

Your weekly roundup of the biggest stories in mobile and portable gaming, courtesy of your friends at Modojo.


"I like these recap/compilation articles. Sometimes I miss things. Although I'm not a mobile ..."

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Super Mario Odyssey Will Have No Game Over Screen

By John Keefer, Jul 07, 2017 11:25am PDT

We continue to see evidence that Mario's new game for Nintendo Switch could very well be a simulation.


"That's how Zelda works. It's never far back, and not a big deal to just try again. It's a good ..."

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Celebrate Pokemon Go's First Anniversary with Pikachu in a Special Hat

By Asif Khan, Jul 06, 2017 12:25pm PDT

Happy Birthday, Pokemon Go! We choose you!


"Oh no, I share your frustration. I think Pokémon Go could be a much better game, personally. I ..."

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When Can You Play Nintendo's Free Game Trial of Splatoon 2?

By Brittany Vincent, Jul 06, 2017 9:39am PDT

Looking forward to checking out Splatoon 2? You'll be able to get a taste of what's on offer soon enough!


"The answer, even while playing it, even after the games release, will always be "not soon enough"."

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Platinum Games Teases The Wonderful 101 on Nintendo Switch

By Asif Khan, Jul 05, 2017 9:20pm PDT

It could be a port of the Wii U game by Platinum Games, or it could be a brand new game set in the Wonderful 101 universe. Only time will tell.


"Of course it'd have been nice if it cost less for prior owners. The value add of those ..."

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Splatoon 2 Nintendo Direct Coming Thursday

By John Keefer, Jul 03, 2017 8:30am PDT

Perhaps they will unveil a new coat of paint for the game.


"The hoard mode thing is going to be the best, I can feel it. Also, more single-player mode ..."

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Modojo Rewind: Raid Battle Preparation And Other Top Tier Tips

By Kevin Tucker, Jun 30, 2017 5:00pm PDT

Your weekly roundup of the biggest stories in mobile and portable gaming, courtesy of your friends at Modojo.


Nintendo President on Monetization of Mobile Games - 'All depends on IP'

By Asif Khan, Jun 29, 2017 1:00pm PDT

The topic of how Nintendo plans to monetize games in the mobile market came up during the 77th Annual General Meeting of Shareholders. Kimishima-san provided some very interesting data points in his response.


Miyamoto Wants to Bring Pikmin, Star Fox, and other Nintendo Characters to Anime Video

By Asif Khan, Jun 29, 2017 11:30am PDT

The creator of Mario and countless other amazing Nintendo franchises would like to take his talents to video content production. Miyamoto-san provided details about the company's plans at the 77th Annual General Meeting of Shareholders today.


"I think he meant the shorts, if not Pikmin 4 was hinted at about a year and a half ago and most ..."

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President Kimishima Talks About Nintendo's Cash Position at Annual Shareholders Meeting

By Asif Khan, Jun 29, 2017 10:45am PDT

Many shareholders brought up the cash hoard on Nintendo's balance sheet at the 77th Annual General Meeting of Shareholders, and Kimishima-san replied with some revealing answers. 


"There is a certain kind of "tourism", the same old dudes with a similar portfolio showing up to ..."

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Shack's Arcade Corner: Donkey Kong 3

By Greg Burke, Jun 28, 2017 4:20pm PDT

Greg Burke is back with another episode about a classic arcade game. 


21 Facts You Might Not Know About All the Games on the SNES Classic

By David Craddock, Jun 27, 2017 5:05pm PDT

Is Super Castlevania 4 a prequel, a sequel, or something else entirely? Learn the answer and 20 other secrets about the games collected in Nintendo’s Super NES Classic.


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11 Games Missing from Nintendo's SNES Classic

By David Craddock, Jun 26, 2017 2:00pm PDT

Nintendo put together an impressive list of titles for its next miniaturized retro console, but several must-play games failed to make the cut.    


"Yes, but I meant it in the same way as why Chrono Trigger is missing. Nintendo had hit the cap ..."

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SNES Classic Supply to be 'Significantly' Higher Than NES Classic

By Steve Watts, Jun 26, 2017 12:10pm PDT

But don't count on finding one in the wild. Production time is still limited, and the gold rush is already starting.


"I sincerely bought it with unsure intentions. I didn't know if I wanted to keep it or not, but ..."

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