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PAX West 2016 Indie Round-Up — Part 2

Categories: 3DS, Wii U

Welcome back to NW’s PAX West 2016 Indie game coverage! In Part 1 we covered upcoming 3DS titles from Azure Striker Gunvolt 2 to Noitu Love Devolution, and this time we’ll be talking about some fresh blood for the Wii U side of things. So without further ado, here are…

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Badge Arcade News: 9/8/16

Categories: 3DS, News

The Nintendo Badge Arcade is celebrating the various bosses of the Nintendo universe today! The likes of Yellow Devil, Bowser, Wart, Ridley and more are waiting for you to add them to your 3DS home screen! Check out what’s new:   Free play?: Yep! Practice catcher: It’s the final day…

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Review: Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Spirit of Justice

Author: Logan Plant
Categories: 3DS, Reviews

Whenever someone tries to describe the Ace Attorney series, it always comes across as boring. “You play as a defense attorney who has to investigate murders and prove clients innocent!” It doesn’t sound like the most appealing franchise, does it? Well, that assessment couldn’t be farther from the truth, as…

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Review: Jotun: Valhalla Edition

Author: Bryan Finch
Categories: Reviews, Wii U

Jotun was a Kickstarter success that launched in 2015 for the PC. Now, Thunder Lotus Games is bringing its viking adventure to the Wii U with Jotun: Valhalla Edition. The game’s main claim to fame comes from its lusciously detailed hand-drawn graphics and sweeping music. While the game is short…

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New Pokémon Sun & Moon info to come next week

Categories: 3DS, News

We’re at the point where Pokémon news seems to be practically a stream of steady information, as it was revealed by Serebii.net after today’s new Japanese trailer that more Sun and Moon info will be dropping September 14th at 10:00 p.m. JST (6:00 a.m. PST and 9:00 a.m. EST, for reference). The new…

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Pokémon GO Plus release date revealed

Author: Jason Ganos
Categories: Mobile, News

Good news, Trainers! Pokémon GO Plus is coming on September 16th according to a post on the official Pokémon GO webpage. A detailed list of countries that will receive the device on the 16th has not been released. However, Niantic says “much of the world” will be receiving the accessory. Keep an…

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PAX West 2016 Indie Round-Up — Part I

Categories: 3DS, Wii U

This past weekend I had the distinct honor — and utmost pleasure — of covering PAX West 2016. It was not only the first PAX I had ever attended, but the first event I had ever covered in person as a member of the Nintendo Wire team. The heart and soul…

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New Pokémon Sun & Moon trailer shows off a new Oak

Author: Jason Ganos
Categories: 3DS, News

UPDATE 9/8/2016: The Pokémon Company has released the first official screenshot of the newly unveiled Oak. Samson Oak is the cousin of Professor Oak from Kanto and specializes in regional variants.  Samson Oak does research on the regional variants that have taken root in the Alola region. He’s a cousin…

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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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