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Splatoon 2 Gets a Big Bad Boss With an Itty-Bitty Unicycle

By John Keefer, May 23, 2017 9:00am PDT

The official Japanese Splatoon 2 Twitter account gave us a sneak peak at some new images.

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Recruit all the Characters in Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia

By Shack Staff, May 22, 2017 3:57pm PDT

How many NPCs are you going to gather as you go through the game?

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Nintendo Responds in Braille to Young Blind Fan's Letter

By John Keefer, May 22, 2017 7:30am PDT

The boy, a fifth grader, still plays rhythm games quite well and wanted the company to know.

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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe 1.1 Patch Makes Inkling Girl Less Offensive

By John Keefer, May 19, 2017 10:20am PDT

A gesture seen in some parts of the world as rude and insulting has been removed.

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"the correct response would have been to make every character do something offensive."

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Arms preview: On the One Hand

By Ozzie Mejia, May 17, 2017 3:30pm PDT

Today's Nintendo Direct has revealed some new details about Arms, but Shacknews has also had a chance to go hands-on with Nintendo's new fighter.

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Arms puts up its dukes early with two Global Test Punch demo weekends

By Ozzie Mejia, May 17, 2017 3:21pm PDT

Can't wait until June 16 to try out Arms? Nintendo is about to make those Switch owners very happy with a pair of demo weekends.

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Report: The Legend of Zelda Coming to Smartphones in 2018

By Steve Watts, May 15, 2017 6:20am PDT

One of Nintendo's most venerated franchises could be on your phone next year.

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"The animal crossing game had BETTER NOT SUCK. I will be so very sad if it sucks :-( "

- Galadriel07 see all 5 comments

E3 2017: Nintendo Will Focus on Super Mario Odyssey at the Show

By David Craddock, May 11, 2017 1:30pm PDT

The company's Treehouse stream will return, in addition to Arms and Splatoon 2 tournaments.

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"And that one is not going anywhere, its available on original/emulation/3ds/wii/wiiu, but zero ..."

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Fire Emblem Echoes: What's New, What's Different

By Steve Watts, May 10, 2017 1:30pm PDT

Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia is a very different kind of Fire Emblem game, thanks to its legacy as a spin-off during the Famicom era. Those changes plus new modernization features makes for a hybrid unlike anything in the series so far.

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Nintendo President Says Switch Building Momentum to Match Wii

By Steve Watts, May 03, 2017 7:40am PDT

The company sees its 10 million fiscal year target as the magic number for both profitability and third-party support.

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"Same, the Wii era is when they lost me. It was the Wii U/3DS era that brought me back, terrific ..."

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Fire Emblem Echoes Has a Massive DLC Roadmap Planned

By Steve Watts, May 03, 2017 6:45am PDT

Just how ambitious are its DLC plans? The Season Pass costs more than the game.

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"That's kind of annoying actually. Good thing I can't seem to get into this series very far."

- one random winner see all 3 comments

Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2D Tribute Shut Down By Nintendo (Update)

By John Keefer, May 01, 2017 4:30pm PDT

It's a shame, but we all saw it coming.

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"So with the updates, the guy just basically tried to piggy back off a popular game to get people ..."

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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Adds Accessibility, But Nintendo Has Room to Grow

By Steve Watts, May 01, 2017 11:45am PDT

Some new features in Mario Kart made for a family moment to remember. Nintendo now has an opportunity to make more happy memories for more families moving forward.

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"I love all mario-based games. I also like the running games in space such as Run 3. Check out ..."

- linhthu0705 see all 8 comments

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Has the Best Launch in Franchise History

By John Keefer, May 01, 2017 9:55am PDT

The title raced out to a lead over Mario Kart Wii and never looked back.

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"That's crazy, especially considering how many more Wii's were available compared to Switch's ..."

- one random winner see all 2 comments

Nintendo Shipped Switch Consoles By Air to Meet Demand Quickly

By John Keefer, May 01, 2017 8:00am PDT

Extra money off the bottom line to keep fans happy is a good thing.

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