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Badge Arcade News: 5/21/16

Categories: 3DS, News

Hey, mayors! Are you having trouble catching a bee? Did you finally complete that furniture series you’ve been after? Did Agnes move in and destroy your perfect gold rose garden? Then you’re in luck, ‘cause today’s badges are all about emotions! Free play? No. Practice catcher: It’s the final day…

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Free Monster Hunter Generations 3DS theme with pre-order

Author: Ricky Berg
Categories: 3DS, News

Capcom’s no stranger to providing 3DS themes alongside Monster Hunter. Digital copies of 4 Ultimate are coming with one by default, and to celebrate game’s success overseas the company had another available free theme to all 3DS owners for a limited time. This trend is continuing with Monster Hunter Generations’…

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Playtonic Games releases new info on Yooka-Laylee

Author: Bryan Finch
Categories: News, Wii U

Just a little over a year ago, former Rare employees released a Kickstarter for a spiritual successor to their beloved Banjo-Kazooie series called Yooka-Laylee. That project was funded in 38 minutes. Today, Playtonic Games released a new look at what it claims is representative of the final product. In a…

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Character Column: The Legend of Zelda’s Ganondorf is a villain with both menace and nuance

Categories: 3DS, News, Retro, Wii U

Welcome to the Character Column! Each week, I’ll be taking a look at a different character from Nintendo’s long and esteemed history, and I’ll analyze what makes them interesting, nuanced, or just plain memorable. Whether they’re heroes, villains or NPCs, I’ll explain why they deserve respect or love from the…

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NA Pokémon Twitter account confirms June 2nd news

Categories: 3DS, News

A few days ago, the official Japanese Pokémon Twitter made an announcement that more information about Pokémon Sun and Moon will be released June 2nd. Since last week’s news didn’t get an announcement from anywhere other than Japan, it’s safe to assume that this Japanese tweet was meant to suggest…

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Super Mario Maker has been updated to version 1.43

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: News, Wii U

Yet another Super Mario Maker update has landed, but this time around it isn’t anything too significant. From what players have gathered so far the new patch is mostly concerned with making search tools more convenient and fair. Here’s the full list of changes: The “Weekly” option for the Star…

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NeoGAF discovers Hyrule Warriors trademark expiration

Categories: 3DS, News, Wii U

In American trademark news, it appears that Nintendo’s claim on “Hyrule Warriors” has been abandoned. According to a thread on NeoGAF, the trademark for “Hyrule Warriors” expired on April 22nd of this year following multiple notices from the United States Patent and Trademark Office. On March 26th, 2015, the trademark…

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