News: Don’t Like Mighty No. 9’s New Trailer? Inti Creates Says Blame Deep Silver

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Friday, May 27, 2016

A trailer worse than an anime fan on prom night

Earlier this week, the continuously-delayed Mighty No. 9 created a stir online with a new trailer that proved quite unpopular. For reference, here is the trailer that went live this past Wednesday. As of this writing, it has over 20,000 dislikes on YouTube. The references to "an anime fan on prom night" did not sit well with the game's would-be...

News: Nintendo & CEO 2016 Partner For Smash Bros. Tournaments

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Friday, May 27, 2016

Melee and Wii U tournaments aplenty

Nintendo continues to embrace the competitive gaming community by becoming an official partner of CEO 2016. The Community Effort Orlando will include tournaments for both Super Smash Bros. Melee and Super Smash Bros. for Wii U this year. Nintendo themselves confirmed the announcement over Twitter. Fighting game hopefuls can register on...

News: Nintendo Download Highlights For May 26th

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Thursday, May 26, 2016

Treasure Island

It's eShop time, featuring some lost Nintendo classics, a slew of eShop originals and sequels, and the usual parade of discounts. Surely the stars of the weekly round-up, both StarTropics games from the 8-bit Nintendo era have returned to Wii U. Both games stood out for being exclusive releases in the west back in their day. For newer games, it's...

News: Monster Hunter Stories and New Amiibos Coming to Japan October 8th

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Thursday, May 26, 2016

Once upon a time, in the land of Capcom...

Developer Capcom has released that their new game, Monster Hunter Stories, will be coming to Japan October 8th and will be accompanied by three new amiibos. The trailer below is in Japanese but it shows off what looks like gameplay amongst the cinematics. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e-_OOVwgL7c Along with the game, three Amiibo figurines...

News: Nintendo NY: Fans Will Earn Early Access To Play Zelda Wii U This June

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Wednesday, May 25, 2016

500 can't be wrong

With E3 coming up fast, Nintendo has announced another way fans can get in on the Zelda action. Starting June 11th, fans can line up for a chance to win early playtime with the upcoming Legend of Zelda Wii U. The first 500 in line will earn a ticket to have a scheduled play session with the game between June 14th (the day Nintendo's Treehouse Live...

News: Mario & Zelda-Themed Bikinis Hit The UK This Summer

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Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Summer of 8-bit

In Nintendo's continuing mission to license their properties, the latest tie-in comes in the form of official Nintendo-themed bikinis. Geek store Merchoid is offering bikinis in the style of Super Mario and The Legend of Zelda respectively. While the online shop is located in the UK, worldwide shipping is available for a set of a bikini top and...

News: Japanese Fans Vote Their Most Useless Pokemon Starters

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Tuesday, May 24, 2016

You be the judge

With the newest Pokemon starters (Rowlet, Litten, and Popplio) right around the corner, Japanese Pokemon fans recently partook in a Goo Ranking poll on their most useless starters in the series. The survey, run from  April 14th to April 23rd, and published on May 20th, took votes from 1397 players. Some of the results may surprise you. 10.)...

News: Code-Name Portable MH Turns Out To Be “Scenario Prediction”

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Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Speculation is speculation as speculation is speculation

Earlier today, we brought you the rumor that Nintendo was working on a next-generation portable named "MH", at least according to the Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (via Morgan Stanley Japan). As it turns out, the rumor was just...financial speculation. Analyst Dr. Serkan Toto took to Twitter to explain the strange truth behind this "MH"; it is...

News: Teddy Together to Release July 1st

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Tuesday, May 24, 2016

The kid friendly game is coming overseas!

The game Kumo Tomo was released a few years ago in Japan by Bandai Namco, and the English port of the game, Teddy Together, will be here July 1st for both the 3DS and 2DS. "The story begins when a teddy bear is delivered to the player’s house, along with a mysterious key. The magic starts when Teddy springs to life and starts to speak to...

Rumor: Nintendo’s Newest Handheld Codenamed MH via Yahoo Japan Report

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Tuesday, May 24, 2016

MH doesn't just stand for Monster Hunter anymore!

A report by Yahoo Japan says that Nintendo is working on a new mobile platform that is separate from the NX, and its codename is "MH". Now MH could easily just stand for "Mobile Hardware" but Nintendo seems to have a knack for two letter codenames for this up and coming generation. The NX is set to release March 2017 and since Nintendo has...