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Badge Arcade News: 9/7/16

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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