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Official Pokémon World Championship dates announced

Categories: 3DS, News

Through an update on Twitter and their official website, the Pokémon Company has officially announced the dates for its 2016 World Championships. The competitions, both for the TCG and the video games, will take place in San Francisco, specifically at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis Hotel. The tournaments will run…

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Linkle: Hyrule's newest hero? (Updated)

Categories: 3DS, News, Wii U

UPDATE (12/8): We might be seeing even more of Linkle in the future, with Eiji Aonuma telling IGN in an recent e-mail interview that they “will keep her in mind when thinking about future titles.” Despite having a name that’s been universally disappointing to every Zelda fan on the planet,…

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New Badge Arcade arrivals for 12/8

Categories: 3DS, News

It’s retro badges galore today at the Nintendo Badge Arcade! Spruce up your 3DS home screen with images of Mario, Donkey Kong, Samus Aran, Little Mac and more! If you aren’t into old school gaming, don’t you worry: plenty of fruit badges have arrived, as well. Today is also the…

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Nintendo patents ideas for an upgradeable console

Categories: News, Retro

Let’s face it: the NX and anything having to do with Nintendo’s next console has got everyone on edge these days. We’re all eager for more information, or even a name drop, but Nintendo has done a great job keeping its lips sealed about the upcoming project. However, that doesn’t…

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Nintendo's relationship with regional censorship

Author: Ricky Berg
Categories: News

The idea of altering a piece of art or entertainment generally elicits cries of censorship; of denying some sort of expression on part of the content’s creator. With respect to video games, this most commonly takes the form of localization changes due to cultural differences. Nintendo is no exception to…

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New Badge Arcade arrivals for 12/6

Categories: 3DS, News

If your 3DS is in desperate need of a makeover, then turn to the Nintendo Badge Arcade: your one-stop shop for spicing up any unimaginative home screen. What new badges are in today? See for yourself! Swapnote badges are in, featuring everyone’s favorite Mii: Nikki! Be sure to pick up…

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Could the Final Fantasy VII remake head to NX? (Updated)

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: News

UPDATE (12/6): It seems like Nintendo of America’s Senior Product Marketing Manager Bill Trinen is noticing the fan speculation regarding the Final Fantasy VII remake, offering the following cryptic tease on Twitter: #FFVIIRemake fans, don't forget this: https://t.co/9ak4FplJsN — Bill Trinen (@trintran) December 6, 2015 This is probably nothing to…

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Big announcement teased for Monday, 12/7

Author: Jason Ganos
Categories: 3DS, News, Wii U

It looks like something big is coming. Nintendo of America’s Senior Manager of Licensing and Marketing Damon Baker made a live appearance during the 6th annual Nintendo World Report live podcast telecast. During the event, Baker teased an upcoming announcement for this coming Monday. “Speaking of announcements, I wish I…

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