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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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Review: Metroid Prime: Federation Force

Categories: 3DS, Reviews

When someone can point to Metroid Prime Pinball as a more accurate representation of the series’s more amicable attributes, you know you’ve done something horribly wrong. A highly controversial spin-off of the titular series coming in cold after a six-year hiatus, Metroid Prime: Federation Force was perhaps doomed from the…

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My Nintendo opens new page highlighting point expiration

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: News

My Nintendo and its associated rewards have been going for a few months now, but it hasn’t been easy figuring out just when your earned points will expire. Now, thanks to a new page on the website called “Points History“, you’ll be able to find out exactly when they’ll expire…

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Badge Arcade News: 9/9/16

Categories: 3DS, News

Replacing yesterday’s horde of Pokémon catchers are five new ones, featuring Bug, Fairy and Flying types! Be sure to capture the ultra rare and legendary Mega Diancie before she disappears into the ether tomorrow with the rest of them! Free play?: Not today. Sorry Pikachu. Practice catcher: There’s also a…

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PAX West 2016 Indie Round-Up — Part 3

Categories: 3DS, Wii U

Welcome back to Part 3 of our PAX Indie coverage! In Part 2 we covered some hot upcoming Wii U titles like Shantae: Half-Genie Hero and Severed, and this time we’ll be wrapping up our Indie coverage of the show. There were some surprise gems that I wasn’t expecting to…

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