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Nintendo of America Co-Founder Alan Stone Dies

By John Keefer, Feb 21, 2017 4:20pm PST

He was instrumental in bringing many of Nintendo's coin operated games to the United States, including Donkey Kong.

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"Wow that decade where he lead Sega's arcade division from '94-'04 created some of their best ..."

- Xevo see all 2 comments

Nintendo and Capcom Hold Joint Switch Press Conference

By Donovan Erskine, Feb 21, 2017 2:45pm PST

Two members of the industry’s most popular brands chat about Nintendo’s new hardware.

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"I can't find any additional info on this press conference. Seems Shacknews is the only outlet ..."

- daggot see all 8 comments

Nintendo Switch Development Kits Low Price Might Entice Indie Developers

By Jason Faulkner, Feb 20, 2017 12:25pm PST

Nintendo Switch dev kits are much more affordable than previous generations which is a boon to indie studios that wish to publish on the platform.

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"unity C# is the easiest to learn. unreal c++ is harder to code, but you can get far with visual ..."

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Splatoon Splattershot Blaster Spits Real-Life 'Ink'

By Donovan Erskine, Feb 20, 2017 11:40am PST

Kids (and squids) can soon fire away with replica blasters from Nintendo's cute and squishy shooter.

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"Those sound pretty amazing. I don’t think I'd ever use actual ink in them though lol"

- Zollington see all 5 comments

Nintendo Switch Digital Game Sizes Announced

By Jason Faulkner, Feb 20, 2017 10:30am PST

Nintendo of Japan has revealed digital download sizes for several Nintendo Switch games.

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"Yup, part of the reasoning I have for my rule... at this time. I might also put games with ..."

- one random winner see all 9 comments

Super Mario Bros. Encyclopedia heading to North America and Europe this June

By David Craddock, Feb 20, 2017 9:50am PST

Welcome to warp zone! The book explores artwork for and the making of 17 Mario games.

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Nintendo Switch Used to Capture UI and Unboxing was Stolen

By Jason Faulkner, Feb 20, 2017 9:40am PST

Nintendo Switch that was used to record footage was one of several that have been stolen from a U.S. distributor.

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"Are you joking? How is this, from any perspective, a positive for Nintendo?"

- bouxdag see all 5 comments

Modojo Rewind: Splash! Pokemon; Nintendo, And Mobile Game Updates

By Josh Barnes , Feb 17, 2017 2:00pm PST

Your weekly roundup of mobile gaming news from your friends at Modojo.

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A Nintendo Switch Unboxing Video is Already Up

By Jason Faulkner, Feb 17, 2017 6:00am PST

Hype is at an all-time high with this Nintendo Switch unboxing video. 

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"I'm sure he's making some money on Youtube, although I haven't seen much in the way of ..."

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Nintendo Switch OS UI Revealed in Leaked Footage

By Jason Faulkner, Feb 16, 2017 2:30pm PST

A video containing footage of the Nintendo Switch UI has been discovered.

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Zelda's Eiji Aonuma Has a 'Trick' to Help Open World Narratives

By John Keefer, Feb 15, 2017 4:55pm PST

Players can see this trick in action when The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild releases this coming March.

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"Yea but are they going to tell us where to go? Biggest think I hate about the Zelda series is ..."

- HL3dsx see all 9 comments

Nintendo May Have Confirmed GameCube Coming to Switch Virtual Console

By Jason Faulkner, Feb 15, 2017 10:00am PST

In a round-about way, Nintendo might have just let the cat out of the bag about GameCube on the Nintendo Switch Virtual Console.

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"That would seem counterproductive given the mobility of the Switch. But, not out of the ..."

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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild to Offer Post-Launch DLC

By Steve Watts, Feb 14, 2017 5:50am PST

An Expansion Pass is the only way to get exclusive in-game clothing, a new dungeon, and more.

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"Hard mode is likely New game+ and an additional story mode is nothing to sneeze at in a Zelda game."

- one random winner see all 3 comments

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wilds Devs to Discuss 'Breaking Conventions'

By John Keefer, Feb 13, 2017 9:35am PST

The GDC panel will happen two days before the game launches on March 3 with the Nintendo Switch.

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Rumor: Nintendo Switch Won't Support Premium Free-To-Play Currency at Launch

By Jason Faulkner, Feb 13, 2017 9:15am PST

The Nintendo Switch's online ecosystem is launching without support for freemium free-to-play currency according to internal documents.

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"This doesn't bother me at all, but I much prefer the classic "Buy the game and maybe an ..."

- aasyranth see all 7 comments