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Badge Arcade News: 9/12/16

Categories: 3DS, News

Hey there! Tons of Monster Hunter and Pokémon badges have returned to the Nintendo Badge Arcade! Let’s take a look at what’s new, shall we?   Free play?: YES! Practice catcher: It’s the final day for all of today’s returning badges! Grab ’em while you still have time! Don’t forget…

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Pikachu hitches a ride in the latest Pokémon GO easter egg

Author: Bobby Soto
Categories: Mobile

An image coming from The Silph Road subreddit has revealed a charming touch included in the buddy system update to Pokémon GO. According to the image, walking 10km with Pikachu as your buddy will show it riding your avatar’s shoulder in your trainer card, much like Ash’s Pikachu! Pikachu will…

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Daily Deals: 9/11/16

Author: Jason Ganos

Hardware Refurbished Wii U  System with Nintendo Land ($200 from Nintendo) Nintendo has announced an all new Galaxy Edition New 3DS XL console. It’s available to order now at Amazon for $199.99. amiibo Lucas amiibo ($5.69 at Amazon) Kirby Series amiibo are as low as $4.00 on Amazon Super Smash…

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Badge Arcade News: 9/11/16

Categories: 3DS, News

A ton of Pokémon catchers have found their way back into the Arcade this morning! Be sure to capture the all the region-specific variations of Vivillon while there’s time!   Free play?: Not today. Sorry again, Pikachu. Practice catcher: Aside from the four Vivillon badges, the rest of the Pokémon…

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What does Super Mario Run mean for Nintendo?

Categories: Mobile

Today’s Nintendo is a very different company than the one it was 20, ten, even one year ago. This traditionally hyper-conservative, overprotective empire has made a slew of changes to its approach to business lately; and has become much more liberal with the use of its once-sacred IP. There’s no…

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