Rumor: NX Rumored To Enter Trial Production At Foxconn

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Friday, September 23, 2016

One step closer to fruition

According to fresh rumors, the NX is finally entering trial production within manufacturer Foxconn. Taiwanese site Digitimes reports that Foxconn is the largest OEM (original equipment manufacturer) of the still-unrevealed platform, with Japanese manufacturers Misumi Electronics and Hosiden also contributing. Digitimes says that Nintendo is...

Rumor: European Retailers Reportedly Taking Final Wii U Orders By September 30th

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Friday, September 23, 2016

Wii hardly knU ye

As the sun rises on Nintendo's NX, the sun sets on the poorly selling Wii U, and now it seems it's death is accelerating. Reports are coming in that European retailers will not be able to take orders on the Wii U after September 30th. After October 1st, the only Wii U units left will be those in the retail channels. This move would come less than...

Random: Certain Paper Mario: Color Splash Digital Pre-Orders Unlocked Too Early

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Friday, September 23, 2016

Oops...

Paper Mario: Color Splash, Nintendo's only first party game on Wii U for the rest of 2016, is due in two weeks time. However, select users who put in their digital pre-purchase yesterday, September 22nd, found themselves able to access the full game this morning. The discovery came about from Twitter user Electrivus, with other users finding...

News: Pokemon Uranium Developers Call It Quits On Future Development

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Thursday, September 22, 2016

Ur-outta here!

The developers of Pokemon Uranium have announced they will no longer update the beleaguered fan game. Following it's take-down by Nintendo, the original message was that updates would continue and that the game was "more alive than ever". A lack of resources and time is said to be the causation of Pokemon Uranium's untimely demise per a statement...

News: Nintendo Download Highlights For September 22nd

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Thursday, September 22, 2016

Apocalypse Now!

It's another 'megaten week on the eShop, with another long-awaited Nindie release, hardcore role playing, street brawling galore, and more. After making a splash on the PlayStation Vita earlier this year, dungeon crawler Severed arrives on Wii U, with a cross-buy 3DS port available in the future. Wii U owners can also revel in Donkey Kong Country...

News: Ubisoft Excited To Work On NX, Is “A Really New Approach”

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Wednesday, September 21, 2016

So excited and they just can't hide it

Ubisoft has committed itself to the NX, excited to work on a platform it describes as "a really new approach". In a presentation reported by GameSpot, Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot talked up platform disruptions, citing the NX in particular as a positive addition to the market. He cited the NX as a "really new approach" and "really Nintendo",...

Rumor: Writer & Indie Dev Stephen Dinehart Says He’s Working On An NX Project

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Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Super special secret assignment

It looks like award-winning writer, speaker, and indie developer Stephen E. Dinehart IV is working on an NX game (as spotted by GoNintendo).  As he tweeted on September 19th, he is under an NDA (non-disclosure agreement) over working on the platform. By all account on his Linken profile, Mr. Dinehart has an extensive background in video...

News: The Pokemon Company CEO Pledges Support For The NX

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Tuesday, September 20, 2016

All but blurts out that the NX is a hybrid device

The Pokemon Company promises to support the upcoming NX, CEO Tsunekazu Ishihara confirmed with The Wall Street Journal (subscription required). Ishihara described the NX as a hybrid device that combines handheld and console, something long rumored from various sources. The NX is trying to change the concept of what it means to be a home console...

News: Pokemon Sun And Moon: New Trainer Customizations, Refresh, & More

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Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Plus, version-exclusive Pokemon

A new trailer for Pokemon Sun and Moon revealed details about new trainer customization options, Pokemon Refresh, and four new Pokemon, all version-exclusives. https://youtu.be/m8lfI66T5II https://youtu.be/yhNJ7pX12Tw It has been known that trainer customization, first introduced in Pokemon X and Y, would be making a comeback in Sun and...

News: Pokemon Bank/Transporter Get Expanded Update Next January

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Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Will soon work with Sun, Moon, Red, Blue, and Yellow

The update that will make Pokemon Bank and Pokemon Transporter compatible with Pokemon Sun, Moon, Red, Blue, and Yellow Versions will not hit until January 2017. This comes a little later than the original fall window promised back in February.  With the update will come new stipulations for how Pokemon Bank works. Pokemon already stored from...