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Official NES Classic Edition website is live

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: News, Retro

Today saw the surprise announcement of a brand new Nintendo system (of sorts); the Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition. A miniaturised version of the home console that made Nintendo what it is today, the plug and play device seems like a deliberate nostalgic love-letter for fans and collectors alike….

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Badge Arcade News: 7/14/16

Categories: 3DS, News

The second wave of Monster Hunter Generations badges is here! Decorate your home screen with Felynes, monsters, items and much more! If monster wranglin’ ain’t your thing, there are plenty of pixel insect badges to go around, as well! Check out what’s new below. Free play? Yes! Practice catcher: It’s…

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eShop Update: Week of 7/14/16 (North America)

Categories: 3DS, News, Retro, Wii U

This week in the Nintendo eShop: Monster Hunter Generations slays onto 3DS systems, a trio of TurboGrafx-16 games drop on the Wii U Virtual Console, and Final Fight piledrives on the New Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console. It’s another light week in the sales department. If Mighty No. 9 failed to…

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Pictures of a reported United States N64DD surface

Author: Jaxson Tapp
Categories: News, Retro

The year was 1996 – the Nintendo 64 was released and would go on to introduce us to incredible worlds and become a home for even the craziest of 3D platformers. As the year went on, Nintendo wanted to beef up its hardware by introducing somewhat of a mid-cycle hardware…

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Niantic is accepting requests for new PokéStops and Gyms

Categories: Mobile, News

Update: Sadly, it looks like even though you can submit an idea for a PokéStop, Niantic isn’t currently considering them.  If you’ve done any amount of exploring with Pokémon GO, you’ve no doubt uttered one of these statements: “I can’t believe there’s no PokéStops here.” Or… “This place would make…

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Darkrai joins Pokkén Tournament in Japan

Author: Jason Ganos
Categories: News, Wii U

It’s official! Darkrai joins Pokkén Tournament as a playable character in Japanese arcades. The news was released today during a live broadcast in Japan. Darkrai will be a Technique Pokémon and will hit the Japanese arcade version of the game next week on July 20th, alongside Garchomp, Braixen and Shadow…

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Pokémon GO launches in the United Kingdom

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: Mobile, News

It’s been a long time coming, over a week in fact, but Pokémon GO has finally launched in the United Kingdom on iOS and Android! Many more countries are eagerly anticipating the app’s launch, including the majority of Europe, but it seems like Niantic is staggering the game’s release across…

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