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Do you wanna have a Splatfest?

Categories: News, Wii U

Splatoon’s 12th North American Splatfest will take place next weekend, kicking off on Friday, March 18th, at 9:00 p.m. PST. The hard-hitting question it asks this time is this: What would you rather build, a snowman or a sand castle? Considering winter is just coming to an end, I’d say…

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Badge Arcade News: 3/13/16

Categories: 3DS, News

It’s a regular Splatfest in the Badge Arcade today, with tons of Splatoon badges making their return, as well as some Yoshi’s Woolly World ones! Which side will you choose: Team Inkling or Team Dinosaur? Free play? No. Practice catcher: Today’s also the last day for all of the Mario…

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Badge Arcade News: 3/12/16

Categories: 3DS, News

If you missed out on the delicious Tomodachi Life badges from yesterday, don’t worry– there are more today! Just make sure to grab them quickly, because today is the only day they’ll be available! There are also some gorgeous and colorful Splatoon badges that have arrived in the Arcade today,…

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Badge Arcade News: 3/11/16

Categories: 3DS, News

Three new badge catchers are back in the Nintendo Badge Arcade! Get your hands on these mouthwatering Tomodachi Life food badges and adorable The Cat Mario Show badges before they’re gone! Free play? No. Practice catcher: Sadly, it’s the final day for all of the Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer…

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New handheld patent by Nintendo discovered

Categories: News

A few months ago, Nintendo went ham on its patents, covering all kinds of bases for potential ideas and mechanics regarding consoles and controllers, all presumably in preparation for the NX. The news has slowed down since then, but just yesterday a new patent made by the company was discovered….

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Details on Japanese Volcanion distribution revealed

Categories: 3DS, News

The first images of this month’s CoroCoro have come out, and we finally have details surrounding the distribution of the upcoming legendary Pokémon Volcanion. In Japan, the Fire/Water-type legendary will be made available via pre-booking ticket distribution for the upcoming movie “Volcanion & The Ingenious Magearna.” The event will run…

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Former Cing developers announce -CHASE- Unsolved Cases Division

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: 3DS, News

Few developers took advantage of the DS quite like the Japanese studio Cing. Working closely with Nintendo, they created the niche hit Another Code/Trace Memory and later went on to make two games starring former detective Kyle Hyde; Hotel Dusk and Last Window. Unfortunately, despite these games being critically acclaimed…

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Miitomo launches on 3/17 in Japan

Author: Jason Ganos
Categories: News

Nintendo of Japan just confirmed via Twitter that Miitomo, the social mobile game starring your very own Mii, will be launching in Japan on March 17th. There’s no word yet on any other regions, but it’s safe to say that it will be released around the same time. Nintendo has…

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