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Character Column: Waluigi is a character defined by equal parts irony, sympathy and pity

Categories: 3DS, News, Retro, Switch, 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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Wall Street Journal also reports the NX will be a hybrid device

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: News, Switch

Yesterday was huge for those of us eagerly anticipating the latest news on Nintendo’s next system, the NX. Long-running and well respected video game news site Eurogamer ran two articles featuring information they apparently corroborated with multiple sources, which ultimately claim the NX will be a hybrid console/handheld device with…

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Sonic Sunday: Tears of Joy

Author: Logan Plant
Categories: News, Retro, Switch, Wii U

Welcome back to Sonic Sunday! Sonic’s 25th birthday party took place on Friday, and there was a lot of good news that came out of the event. As promised, today I’ll be concentrating on the announcement of Project Sonic 2017, the next Sonic game from Sonic Team. This article will…

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Project Sonic 2017 coming to NX

Author: Logan Plant
Categories: News, Switch, Videos

Tonight at the Sonic 25th Anniversary Party in San Diego, Sonic Team revealed “Sonic Project 2017,” a brand-new Sonic title. The game features both modern Sonic and classic Sonic as they appeared in Sonic Generations. The new adventure seems to take place in a world on the brink of desolation,…

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PixArt Imaging supposedly supplying chips for the Nintendo NX

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: News, Switch

According to a recent report from DigiTimes, PixArt Imaging, a company that specializes in computer interfaces and sensor technology with offices across the globe, will be providing chips that “will support next-generation Nintendo NX gaming machines.” The news comes via an article in Chinese newspaper Commercial Times, which has a…

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New Nintendo patent shows off more portable ideas

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: News, Switch

It’s time yet again to look at another mysterious Nintendo patent, this time one that was filed back on December 3rd 2015 and only just published on June 30th. Its main focus is on a new sort of rumble feature, but digging a little deeper uncovers some intriguing ideas. First…

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Nintendo to attend Gamescom 2016

Author: Bryan Finch
Categories: 3DS, News, Switch, Wii U

Nintendo announced today that it will be attending Gamescom 2016 in Cologne, Germany from August 17th to August 21st. The convention has been taking place since 2009, with Nintendo attending annually since 2010. The show has gone on to become the biggest video game trade show in the world. Last…

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