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Win a Classic 8-Bit Mario amiibo through Twitter!

Author: Lauren Ganos
Categories: Amiibo News, News

That’s right, folks! Nintendo Inquirer and Amiibo News are hosting yet another amiibo giveaway. This time, enter for a chance to win the new and fantastic Classic 8-Bit Mario. You can do so by simply following @AmiiboNews and retweeting the tweet below. Even better, you get a bonus entry by…

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Sega Classic 3D Gunstar Heroes launches today in the 3DS eShop

Author: Jason Ganos
Categories: 3DS, News

The classic side-scrolling shooter Gunstar Heroes is back and remastered in 3D exclusively for the Nintendo 3DS. Originally released on the Sega Genesis in 1993, Gunstar Heroes is a fast-paced, run and gun adventure that spans seven challenging levels. Battle it out in hand-to-hand combat or choose from over a…

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Flounder Heights map coming to Splatoon tonight

Author: Jason Grier
Categories: News, Wii U

Heads up Splatoon fans, a new map is being added to the rotation tonight! Thursday night at 7:00 p.m. PST, Splatoon players will have the chance to play the new Flounder Heights map that features a large apartment complex right in the middle of the battlefield. Try and get to…

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Before There Was NES: Part 3

Categories: News, Retro

Please note: This article is Part 3 of a miniseries about the days before Nintendo solely focused on video games. Part 1 dives into the very beginnings of the company, back when it produced playing cards. Part 2 covers Nintendo finding its stride in the toy market. By the early…

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Picross 3D 2 announced for Japan

Categories: 3DS, News

Puzzle fans who’ve been jonesing for a new fix can rest easy, as Nintendo announced today that Picross 3D 2, a sequel to the 2010 DS game Picross 3D, is coming to the 3DS in Japan. The latest entry in Nintendo’s long-running series of Picross games retains the classic gameplay…

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Admiring all these 3DS bundles in various regions

Author: Lauren Ganos
Categories: 3DS, News

Ever since the release of the New 3DS in late 2014 for Japan and Europe, and then in early 2015 in North America, there’s been a steady stream of people discussing why the standard version of the system made it to every region but North America. Fans of the handheld…

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Transformers joins the fourth Splatfest!

Author: Jason Grier
Categories: News, Wii U

According to Nintendo of America on Twitter, Splatoon’s next Splatfest is a bit of a first for the popular Nintendo game. This fourth Splatfest is Transformers based. For the first time ever, Nintendo is “sponsoring” the event by partnering up with another company. Hasbro is joining in on the fun…

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Give Splatoon a Testfire this weekend

Categories: News, Wii U

If you’re a Wii U owner, and for some unfathomable reason have yet to try out Splatoon, keep reading. This weekend, Nintendo will be holding Summer Splatdown, the first post-release Testfire of its inky shooter. Would-be inklings can download the Splatoon Testfire software now on the Wii U eShop in…

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