Get hype! Three Nintendo fighters coming to EVO 2016

Author: Ricky Berg
Categories: News, Wii U

UPDATE: In a further show of support for the upcoming fighter Nintendo has announced a “Pokkén Tournament Championship Series” that will be running throughout 2016. EVO will be the kickoff point for the event and it will carry through to further events to promote, celebrate and display the dynamic Pokémon…

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Super Mario Maker receives emergency maintenance

Categories: News, Wii U

A tweet from the official Nintendo of Japan twitter account announced earlier today that important maintenance was needed on Super Mario Maker. The emergency updates are geared toward fixing glitches in the game’s create mode and will affect all online services during this time period. The maintenance is in full…

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Mighty No. 9 delayed yet again

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: 3DS, News, Wii U

Keiji Inafune’s Mega Man spiritual successor Mighty No. 9 is facing even more development woes, slipping from its February 9th release date to a more general Spring launch. In a recent news post for Kickstarter backers, Keiji Inafune explains their reasoning for this further delay: “Unfortunately, we have an announcement…

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Nintendo Minute reveals even more on Twilight Princess HD

Author: Jason Ganos
Categories: News, Wii U

Brand new details about the upcoming The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD were revealed last night during the latest Nintendo Minute. While some of info was previously released via Famitsu and a recent amiibo functionality video, some all new morsels of delicious Zelda knowledge were also discussed! The hosts…

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Rumor: New Paper Mario in the works for Wii U

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: News, Wii U

Hot on the heels of Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam there are whispers of a brand new Mario RPG in the works for the Wii U. The as-of-yet unnamed Paper Mario title is apparently already in the midst of being localized and tested, with five anonymous sources relaying information to…

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What to expect from amiibo in 2016

Categories: 3DS, Amiibo News, News, Wii U

There’s no denying that 2015 was a huge year for Nintendo’s amiibo, and 2016 appears to be no different. According to Scott Moffitt, Nintendo executive vice president of sales and marketing, “New amiibo figures and functionality will keep surprising fans in 2016.” What Nintendo has up its sleeve, we’ll have…

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Splatoon's final map, Ancho-V Games, drops tonight

Author: TJ Cencula
Categories: News, Wii U

The sixteenth, and final, multiplayer map will be added to Splatoon tonight (1/21) at 6 p.m. PST. Ancho-V Games is the fictitious game studio where Splatoon’s mini-games, like Squid Jump, were developed. It’s filled with messy desks, scattered papers, cluttered whiteboards, and the occasional stressed-out jellyfish programmer. Parts of the…

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Malo takes over the offical Japanese Zelda Twitter

Author: Lauren Musni
Categories: News, Wii U

In preparation for the release of Twilight Princess HD, Japan’s Zelda Twitter has decked itself out in a very creative fashion: Malo, the rather stout and rude character from the title, has taken over the account. Nintendo’s video game designer, director and producer Eiji Aonuma explains through a series of…

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Twilight Princess HD's amiibo functionality leaked

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: Amiibo News, News, Wii U

UPDATE (1/20): Thanks to a more thorough translation of the original Famitsu article, we now know some more specifics regarding Twilight Princess HD’s amiibo support. Firstly, whereas every other Zelda amiibo can only be tapped once per day, you can tap Ganondorf’s figure whenever you want to increase the challenge….

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