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Super Mario Run will not arrive on Android in 2016

Author: Jason Ganos
Categories: Mobile, News

Earlier today, legendary game developer Shigeru Miyamoto made a surprise visit to the Apple iPhone keynote to announce that Mario would finally make his smartphone debut in the form of Super Mario Run for iOS. What was not made clear was where Android users fit in. Now, thanks to the folks…

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Super Castlevania IV whips onto New 3DS Virtual Consoles tomorrow

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Categories: 3DS, News, Retro

Descendants of the Belmont clan may want to replenish their stocks of holy water as Dracula is set to rise again in the SNES classic Super Castlevania IV, coming to New 3DS Virtual Consoles tomorrow! Originally released back in 1991, Super Castlevania IV is best known for perfecting the classic…

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Mario Strikers Charged kicking onto Wii U Virtual Consoles tomorrow

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Categories: News, Retro, Wii U

Dust off your soccer cleats: Mario Strikers Charged is shooting onto Wii U Virtual Consoles tomorrow! Originally released back in 2007 on the Wii, Mario Strikers Charged is essentially soccer set in the Mario universe. Players battle on 17 interactive stadiums using Mega Strikes, Super Abilities and Skillshots in an…

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Badge Arcade News: 9/7/16

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Categories: 3DS, News

A lone Wind Waker catcher is sailing through the Arcade today to help wrap up the final day of featured Zelda catchers. Fortunately it’s also today’s practice catcher, which is sure to help novice badge collectors nab that elusive mirror shield tucked away in the corner when eventually attempting the…

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Animal Crossing and Fire Emblem mobile games delayed

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: Mobile, News

In a surprise appearance during the Apple Keynote, Shigeru Miyamoto announced Nintendo’s next mobile game – Super Mario Run. It has since been confirmed that the game is part of the company’s DeNA partnership, and that it “represents the next phase of Nintendo’s expansion to mobile platforms”. In a press…

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Pokémon GO is coming to the Apple Watch

Author: Lauren Ganos
Categories: Merchandise, Mobile, News

More Nintendo news has been announced during Apple’s live event today. Niantic is bringing Pokémon GO to the Apple Watch!   Here’s a list of highlights discussed: Trying to focus less on screen and more on what’s around you. The game is about exploration. There’s a heads-up gameplay display for GO. The…

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ESL Splatoon tournament detailed

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: News, Switch, Wii U

Nintendo of Europe has been heavily pushing Splatoon eSports in the region recently, with a series of tournaments being announced a few weeks ago at Gamescom in collaboration with ESL (the Electronic Sports League.) The tournaments will be held weekly for six months, with teams earning Go4Splatoon ranking points depending…

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Axiom Verge almost included a Samus Aran costume

Author: Bobby Soto
Categories: News, Wii U

Axiom Verge designer Tom Happ recently held a Reddit AMA along with ex-Nintendo indie chief Dan Adelman, during which an interesting tidbit involving Metroid series protagonist Samus Aran was revealed. When asked if they had ever considered adding a Samus costume to the game, Dan Adelman jumped in to reply…

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