New leaks reveal unused Wii Remote designs, early Virtual Console, Diamond & Pearl prototypes, more

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: News, Retro

The infamous Nintendo “gigaleak” isn’t a constant presence. Instead, it finds its way onto the internet in chunks, often bringing plenty of insight into the company’s past that has hitherto remained sealed behind closed doors. For preservationists, however, it’s something of a boon to see so much video game history…

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Ocean-themed Hoenn patterns now available for Pokémon Shirts presented by Original Stitch, Pokémon Center Japan “Pokémon Shirts” collection releasing soon

Categories: Merchandise, News

The pattern library for Pokémon Shirts presented by Original Stitch has expanded! While teased earlier this month, 32 new designs inspired by Hoenn region Pokémon are now available to order. This particular wave of designs is all about the ocean and features schools of Water-type Pokémon. Here you’ll be able…

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Lavair announces Sega Genesis-inspired sneakers for first official brand collab

Categories: Merchandise, News

Over the past few years, we’ve seen an incredible amount of collaboration between video game companies and fashion brands. As it turns out, people really like wearing game-inspired clothing—especially when it’s designed well. And especially if it’s retro-inspired clothing. You’d be hard pressed to find someone who’s of the firm…

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Nintendo announces plans to remove credit card option from 3DS and Wii U eShop storefronts

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: 3DS, News, Wii U

Well, it looks like it’s officially the end of an era, as Nintendo has announced plans to remove credit card support via the 3DS and Wii U eShop storefronts.   「ニンテンドー3DSシリーズおよびWii U内のニンテンドーeショップにおけるクレジットカードと交通系電子マネーのご利用取扱い終了について」のお知らせを掲載しました。 https://t.co/hlGGJIZu3B — 任天堂サポート (@nintendo_cs) July 20, 2021   In the Japanese tweet above, the company confirms that from…

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