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Super Mario Run reaches 50 million downloads

Categories: Mobile, News

Super Mario Run has hit 50 million downloads on the App Store after only one week, becoming “the fastest in App Store history” to reach that number, according to Nintendo. The news came a few days after it was announced the game hit 40 million downloads. While the figure doesn’t…

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Nintendo Wire’s favorite dormant Nintendo exclusives

Categories: Retro

If there’s one thing I’ve learned from my lifelong obsession with Nintendo games, it’s that Nintendo is a company that does things how and when it wants to. I can’t count the number of times I’ve watched an E3 presentation or Nintendo Direct thinking, “This has got to be the…

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Pokémon GO holiday event starts Christmas Day

Author: Jason Ganos
Categories: Mobile, News

Looking for any excuse to ditch your family on Christmas Day? The good folks over at Niantic have you covered. The Pokémon GO holiday event kicks off this Sunday and includes higher Togepi and Pichu hatch rates as well as free egg incubators at PokéStops. You can check out the…

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Japanese Badge Arcade adds new 30th anniversary Zelda badges

Author: Bobby Soto
Categories: 3DS, News

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of The Legend of Zelda, the Japanese Nintendo Badge Arcade has added some new Zelda-themed badges to collect! 3DS owners in Japan can completely Zeldafy their 3DS home screens with badges crossing over with characters from other franchises, like Swapdoodle, WarioWare, Animal Crossing, the Arcade…

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New video asks “Do you know Mario?”

Author: Jason Ganos
Categories: Mobile

The official Nintendo Mobile YouTube channel just released a brief new video showcasing some of the vast history of the Super Mario Bros. series. While most Nintendo fans already know nearly everything there is to know about our Italian friend, this video is more than likely aimed at the folks…

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eShop Update: Week of 12/22/16 (North America)

Categories: 3DS, Retro, Wii U

This week in the Nintendo eShop: Shantae gets physical, the Wii U gets its GPU hacked, and Mario Party 2 crashes Wii U Virtual Consoles. It’s déjà vu in the sales department this week as both Capcom and Level-5 host repeats of previous sales held earlier in the year. Capcom’s…

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Badge Arcade News: 12/22/16

Categories: 3DS

It’s Week Two of the Badge Arcade’s winter wonderland celebration! Adding to last week’s assortment of festive-themed badges in the Super Mario Bros., Animal Crossing and Pokémon series are new holiday catchers for Monster Hunter and WarioWare. Everything New Free play? Yes! Two, in fact! That’s sure to put a…

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Pokémon GO now available on Apple Watch

Categories: Mobile, News

Just months after its announcement and public uncertainty regarding its fate, Pokémon GO for the Apple Watch has launched. According to the press release put out by Niantic, owners of the Apple Watch will be able to: Log each play session as a workout, with gameplay counting toward personal Activity…

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Mii V Mii: Season 2 – Fight 38

Author: TJ Cencula
Categories: Videos, Wii U

It’s rumble time! Continue cheering on for your favorite team with Fight 38 in Season 2 of Mii V Mii. Watch the Golden Gunners, the Silver Swordsmen and the Bronze Brawlers duke it out in the latest battle. Check out the fight below!   Help support Mii V Mii on…

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