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Splatoon 2 Splatfest Pits Two Sides of Geek Against Each Other

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 10, 2017 3:40pm PST

Sci-Fi! Fantasy! Select your geek fandom of choice and prepare to do battle in Splatoon 2's next Splatfest!


Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Direct Details Combat System, Release Date Announced

By Charles Singletary, Nov 07, 2017 8:59am PST

A new and interesting combat and weapon system, dynamic environment details, and more was revealed in today's Nintendo Direct. 


"You have to admit though, XCX in 1080p and 60FPS would be incredible! That is all I really want, ..."

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1-2 Switch Joins List Of Games That Support Video Capture

By Kevin Tucker, Nov 06, 2017 4:00pm PST

The 30 second limitation probably won't be much of a problem with this one.


"I'm angry Mario Rabbids hasn't added it. I just finished the game last week and couldn't save ..."

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The Best Nintendo 3DS XL And 2DS XL Black Friday 2017 Deals

By Kevin Tucker, Nov 06, 2017 12:00pm PST

Step up your portable game with these can't-miss Nintendo 3DS and 2DS Black Friday deals.


Super Mario Odyssey Review: Cap-tain Marvelous

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 06, 2017 11:00am PST

It's still Mario's world. We're just along for the ride. Our review.


Modojo Rewind: A Dazzling Variety

By Kevin Tucker, Nov 03, 2017 6:00pm PDT

The latest in Modojo @ Shacknews' weekly roundup of the biggest stories in mobile and portable gaming.


Can You Guess How Many SNES Classic Minis Sold In A Month?

By Charles Singletary, Nov 01, 2017 2:15pm PDT

The SNES mini is avoiding the supply issues of the NES mini and reaping the benefits.


"because asif takes every single comment personally and then reacts like a child"

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Nintendo Offers Link Green 2DS Bundle for Black Friday

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 01, 2017 12:05pm PDT

A special Link version of the Nintendo 2DS and a limited edition of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild are among Nintendo's Black Friday offerings for this year.


"$80 is $80. Its the same reason Apple has five iPhones and four iPads right now, better to cover ..."

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Story Of Seasons: Trio Of Towns Gets New Neighbors DLC Pack

By Kevin Tucker, Nov 01, 2017 11:05am PDT

The upcoming Trio of Towns update gives players some cool freebies and the chance to grab the New Neighbors DLC.


Super Mario Run Fails To Meet Nintendo's Expectations

By Kevin Tucker, Oct 31, 2017 2:00pm PDT

Despite hundreds of millions of downloads, Super Mario Run still hasn't garnered 'acceptable' profits.


"Yep, it’s my go-to game when I have a few minutes to kill. "

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Two Million Copies In Three Days. Mario's Odyssey Sells Super Fast

By Charles Singletary, Oct 31, 2017 1:45pm PDT

Super Mario Odyssey is moving into consumers homes with Star Power enhanced speed.


"I'm playing the entire thing in handheld mode, I don't really use the motion controls at all "

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Legendary Knowledge Awaits In New Deluxe Legend Of Zelda Encyclopedia

By Kevin Tucker, Oct 30, 2017 1:00pm PDT

Nintendo's latest deluxe encyclopedia completes the company's Goddess Collection trilogy.


"I was checking out the amazon store page for this book the other day and it doesnt even cover ..."

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Nintendo Celebrates Super Mario Odyssey Release With 8-Bit Mario iOS Sticker Pack

By Kevin Tucker, Oct 27, 2017 3:00pm PDT

Two bucks buys plenty of old-school charm for users to share with their friends.


Super Mario Odyssey Complete Strategy Guide

By David Craddock, Oct 27, 2017 12:00pm PDT

Get tips, locations of power moons, and more in our complete strategy guide for Super Mario Odyssey.


Super Mario Odyssey Tops 2017 Games Sales On Amazon Before Launch

By Charles Singletary, Oct 26, 2017 12:35pm PDT

Nintendo has the top 3 spots for individual games locked up with first-party exclusives for now.


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