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Breaking down the Super Smash Bros. E3 2014 developer roundtable

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 11, 2014 7:00am PDT

Masahiro Sakurai headed up a developer roundtable for Super Smash Bros. late Tuesday night. After breaking down a 2+ hour discussion, I came out with these five main takeaways from the informative session.


"Canceling was never intended. And old consoles games, especially Nintendo don't get patched. ..."

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Smash Bros adds Pac-Man to roster [Update: Trailer added]

By Steve Watts, Jun 10, 2014 7:24pm PDT

The perpetually hungry Pac-Man has a new hunger: your tears. Nintendo announced at a special Smash Bros event tonight that Pac-Man will be part of the roster in the upcoming Smash Bros for 3DS and Wii U.


"oh yeah for sure. however i'd bet most people prefer his more abstract incarnations."

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Mario vs Donkey Kong for Wii U announced

By Steve Watts, Jun 10, 2014 7:19pm PDT

Mario vs Donkey Kong was announced for Wii U today, through a trailer released alongside Nintendo's digital showcase.


Nintendo introduces paintball shooter Splatoon

By Robert Workman, Jun 10, 2014 1:00pm PDT

During its pre-E3 press conference today, Nintendo unveiled an innovative new third-person shooter for the Wii U that utilizes paint in a way you probably wouldn't imagine. Say hello to Splatoon.


"That is actually pretty awesome looking. Hopefully they come up with more reasons to paintdive ..."

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Wii U Zelda slated for 2015

By Steve Watts, Jun 10, 2014 10:29am PDT

During Nintendo’s E3 conference today, series producer Eiji Aonuma introduced a new Zelda game slated for 2015. Though a title hasn’t been given, his description gave more details on how we can expect the series to evolve.


"If you are tempted enough, get a refurbished WiiU from Nintendo for $200. Full warranty as if ..."

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Star Fox in development for Wii U

By Steve Watts, Jun 10, 2014 10:07am PDT

At the end of its Nintendo digital event, creative head Shigeru Miyamoto appeared to tease a Star Fox project currently in development for the Wii U.


"im not a huge starfox fan but im a huge fox fan so i will buy a wii u again and this "

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Smash Bros gets Kid Icarus' Palutena character

By Steve Watts, Jun 10, 2014 9:47am PDT

Today's Nintendo digital event at E3 closed with a teaser for at least one more character in Smash Bros. Kid Icarus' goddess Palutena has joined the fray, and the trailer ended with another teaser implying that Dark Pit might be playable as well.


Hyrule Warriors releasing September 26th

By Robert Workman, Jun 10, 2014 9:38am PDT

Link will be battling hundreds this September.


Kirby and the Rainbow Curse announced

By Steve Watts, Jun 10, 2014 9:38am PDT

Nintendo announced a sequel to the DS game Kirby Canvas Curse, titled Kirby and the Rainbow Curse.


Mario Maker announced for Wii U

By Steve Watts, Jun 10, 2014 9:35am PDT

Nintendo announced Mario Maker at its E3 2014 digital event, and showed a trailer in which a player edited stages at will.


"I was wishing they would also have Super Mario World style levels and graphics that you could ..."

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Bayonetta 2 to come with first game

By Steve Watts, Jun 10, 2014 9:31am PDT

Bayonetta 2 on Wii U will include the first Bayonetta game as well.


"Yes, same with Itagaki's The Devil's Third. That one would've also just died out after the THQ ..."

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Yarn Yoshi is now Yoshi’s Woolly World

By Robert Workman, Jun 10, 2014 9:19am PDT

Yoshi's new side-scroller has an official name, and plenty of tactics.


"Yoshi's Island meets Epic Yarn - didn't anticipate that mashup. Could be fun."

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Nintendo 'amiibo' figurines coming alongside Smash Bros Wii U

By Steve Watts, Jun 10, 2014 9:13am PDT

At Nintendo's digital event, Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime formally introduced Nintendo's previously announced NFC figurines. They're called "amiibo," and they'll debut with Smash Bros for Wii U this fall.


"This, it's only CPU versions of the figurines. Doesn't seem to affect the roster selection or ..."

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Super Smash Bros. uses Mii fighters, figurines

By Robert Workman, Jun 10, 2014 9:12am PDT

Super Smash Bros. will come with NFC support and the ability to create your own fighters.


Pokemon National Championships will stream online next month

By Robert Workman, Jun 06, 2014 2:30pm PDT

The Pokemon tournaments will be televised. Meowth, that's right!