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Skylanders: Trap Team for Wii comes with Wii U code

By Robert Workman, Jul 29, 2014 10:00am PDT

If you buy the Wii version of the game, you'll get to upgrade to the Wii U version for free.

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Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes gets villainous

By Steve Watts, Jul 28, 2014 7:25am PDT

Disney showed off three villain characters for Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes over the weekend at San Diego Comic-Con: Loki, Ronan the Accuser, and Green Goblin. 

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"Indeed. I believe it's modeled after the Green Goblin currently running around in that Ultimate ..."

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Skylanders: Trap Team getting premium 'Eon's Elite' line

By Steve Watts, Jul 25, 2014 9:15am PDT

Special toy line will be a limited run with special packaging and packing three times the punch in-game.

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Sonic Boom games coming in November

By Steve Watts, Jul 24, 2014 12:50pm PDT

Sega has given dates for both the 3DS and Wii U Sonic Boom games, spaced a week apart.

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"Sonic's not supposed to twirl on ice like Brian Boytano. He's not supposed to use push pop ..."

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Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes Guardians of the Galaxy play set announced

By Steve Watts, Jul 23, 2014 7:30am PDT

Star-Lord and his crew have to protect another cosmic MacGuffin from Ronan the Accuser and his armies.

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"I might just buy the figures. They are pretty stylized and cool looking on their own haha."

- Nerdsbeware see all 14 comments

Shack Snack: July 22, 2014

By Steven Wong, Jul 22, 2014 5:30pm PDT

Shacknews presents the Shack Snack, a short recap of the day's big stories.

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Wii U update supports system-to-system transfers

By Robert Workman, Jul 22, 2014 8:40am PDT

Update 5.1 lets you transfer systems and browse the eShop without using the GamePad.

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"That happened already no? Wasn't that part of the quick menu we have now?"

- rtricoche see all 4 comments

Skylanders: Trap Team 'Dark Edition' lets you catch Kaos

By Steve Watts, Jul 21, 2014 7:05am PDT

$99 "Dark Edition" includes Kaos trap and dark repaints

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"jeez the Dark editions are such a money grab however this one seems like it adds something ..."

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Nintendo bringing tournaments and games to Comic-Con

By Robert Workman, Jul 17, 2014 7:30am PDT

Tournaments, anime, and a Smashing good time

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"I am glad Nintendo is jumping on board the tournament scene for smash after what happened last ..."

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Club Nintendo 2014 'Elite Rewards' released

By Steve Watts, Jul 16, 2014 9:00am PDT

All digital games, all the time

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"To be fair, Nintendo does claim "Members that earn enough Coins during the Club Nintendo year ..."

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Disney Infinity 2.0 debuts Tinkerbell and Stitch

By Steve Watts, Jul 16, 2014 7:35am PDT

A pair of pint-sized heroes join up

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"I believe your old figures will work on the new base. No word on the playsets--not sure if they ..."

- Zhit66 see all 3 comments

Summer Spotlight: Shovel Knight digs up a diamond

By Steve Watts, Jul 09, 2014 11:00am PDT

We take a closer look at Shovel Knight with an open dialogue.

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"I need to play this game. After reading this and hearing people talk about it on Idle Thumbs it ..."

- aethyr see all 2 comments

Mighty No 9 studio teases animated series

By Steve Watts, Jul 07, 2014 7:57am PDT

Mighty No 9 isn't out yet, but creator Keiji Inafune is already moving forward on plans to expand the franchise beyond the game realm. The team is exploring an animated series, and animation studio Digital Frontier has put together a teaser.

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"Please don't give us full English voice acting unless it's good voice acting - the voice acting ..."

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New releases for July 7-13

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 06, 2014 8:00am PDT

Summer is in full swing and that means there isn't a whole heck of a lot coming out this week. But there is one item to look out for and that's the final episode of The Wolf Among Us.

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"The 3DS also has a game called Scooby-Doo! & Looney Tunes Cartoon Universe: Adventure out today. "

- Psydswipe see all 4 comments

Guacamelee Super Turbo Championship Edition impressions: get it, gringo

By Robert Workman, Jul 05, 2014 11:00am PDT

Guacamelee: Super Turbo Championship Edition is the best version of the platformer yet.

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"Is there any chance they'll bring the new stuff over to existing versions as DLC? I'd buy it for ..."

- pyide see all 5 comments