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Badge Arcade News: 8/21/16

Categories: 3DS, News

More retro badges have arrived at the Nintendo Badge Arcade in the form of Pit, Eggplant Wizard and more! Check out what’s new below. Free play?: Yes, and every day until August 25th! Practice catcher: It’s the final day for all the Pokémon badges currently in the Arcade, so if…

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Daily Deals: 8/21/16

Author: Jason Ganos

20% Off with Prime Metroid Prime: Federation Force ($39.99 at Amazon. $31.99 with Prime) Style Savy: Fashion Forward ($29.99 at Amazon. $23.99 with Prime) Shantae and the Pirates Curse ($29.99 at Amazon. $23.99 with Prime) SteamWorld Collection ($29.99 at Amazon. $23.99 with Prime) Dragon Quest VII: Fragments of the Forgotten…

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Character Column: Samus Aran is more than a gaming icon

Categories: 3DS, 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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Dragon Quest XI officially confirmed for NX

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: News, Switch

Earlier this month we received confirmation that the MMO Dragon Quest X would indeed be heading to NX, after Square-Enix backpedaled on an earlier announcement. Now the other part of that accidental reveal has officially been confirmed too – Dragon Quest XI will release on NX. The news comes from…

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Badge Arcade News: 8/20/16

Categories: 3DS, News

Continuing the Badge Arcade’s retropalooza is another Zelda II catcher from the NES Remix series. Free play?: Yes! Seeing as it’s dangerous to go alone, there’s a free play every day until August 25th! Practice catcher: It’s your last day for the last repeat pixel Super Mario Bros. catcher. As…

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The very best? Exploring Ash Ketchum in the Orange Islands

Author: Jaxson Tapp
Categories: Retro

Just a quick warning: This article contains spoilers for an episode of the Pokémon anime that just aired in Japan. You have been warned! Ash Ketchum has competed in six different regional Pokémon League events over the course of the Pokémon anime. He’s even conquered two big, non-league challenges, and…

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