News: My Nintendo Now Offers Kid Icarus Uprising Anime Shorts

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Thursday, March 23, 2017

Five years after their Nintendo Video debut

If you're a North American user My Nintendo looking for a use of your accumulated coins, a bevy of Kid Icarus-related rewards have gone live on the site. The new goodies include discounts on Kid Icarus software and all three of the Kid Icarus: Uprising's tie-in animated shorts. 30% off Kid Icarus: Uprising (3DS) – 80 Gold Points 30% off...

News: Super Mario Run Launches On Android A Day Early

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Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Brings forth a 2.0 update

One day ahead of schedule, Super Mario Run made its arrival on Android phones. Both iOS and Android users also have the benefit of the game's 2.0 update, which includes a laundry list of alterations and additions, listed below. Multiple colored Yoshis are now playable in Toad Rally, including purple, blue, yellow, and red. Remember they...

News: Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Jumps From Wii U To Switch

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Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Wii U backers, make the switch now

For Wii U owners, the Kickstarter sensation Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night will no longer be coming to the platform. That version has been replaced with one for the Nintendo Switch. For those who made a pledge for the game on Wii U, that pledge has automatically gone towards the Switch. If you would prefer backing one of the other available...

News: PSA: Splatoon 2 Testfire Runs March 24th To 26th

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Two maps revealed

Nintendo is holding the first Global Testfire for the upcoming Splatoon 2 this weekend, beginning March 24th. During the two day online extravaganza, the two maps in rotation will be the all-new The Reef and Musselforge Fitness, while the Splat Dualies and remixed versions of the Splat Roller and Splat Charger will be available as...

News: GameStop: Nintendo Switch Could Outsell The Wii

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Monday, March 20, 2017

Off to a "phenomenal" start

The sales numbers on Nintendo Switch in its first few weeks have been strong. With a bit of luck, GameStop's Senior Director of Merchandising Eric Bright believes the Switch could go as far as to outsell the best-selling Wii. Speaking to GameRant, Bright explained the system's chances of success by pointing to its "phenomenal" sales...

News: Super Mario Run Launches On Android March 23rd Alongside 2.0 Update

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Saturday, March 18, 2017

New platform, new version

After a long honeymoon with Apple exclusivity, Super Mario Run has a release date for Android phones of March 23rd. That same day, both iOS (Apple) and Android users will see the mobile runner update to version 2.0. This update will bring a host of new additions including new characters, and the ability to unlock World 1-4 in the free demo,...

News: Nintendo Promises To Double Switch Production

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Saturday, March 18, 2017

Stock price rise follows

The Wall Street Journal reports that Nintendo will double their Switch production to meet consumer demand. This raises their planned shipments for FY 2018 from 8 million to 16 million units. This comes on the heels of a successful Switch launch, whereupon it sold 1.5 million units worldwide in its first week on market. Nintendo has shipped a...

News: Sonic Mania Delayed Until Summer, Project Sonic 2017 Now Titled

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Thursday, March 16, 2017

A force of mania

Two tidbits of Sonic the Hedgehog news came out of today's "Gotta Go Fast" panel from South By Southwest. The franchise's most immediate game release, Sonic Mania, has been delayed into the summer. To compensate, SEGA showed off about 30 seconds of the new Flying Battery Zone to be featured in Mania. https://youtu.be/GyXg9kAp4Vc Meanwhile,...

News: Nintendo Download Highlights For March 16th

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Thursday, March 16, 2017

World of Tomorrow

It's a busy week on the eShop ecosystem, with a retail indie, a trilogy of indies from Tomorrow Corporation, one Virtual Console game, and more. The Switch gets its newest retail release in the form of Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth +, following the original game's release on Nintendo platforms in 2015. Also on the Switch are four new downloads,...

General: Switch Digital Manuals Not Required, Inclusion Up To Developers

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Thursday, March 16, 2017

No longer a standard

If you've familiar with the past few Nintendo platforms, you might have noticed that the Nintendo Switch is lacking in instruction manuals of any kind, paper and digital. Digital manuals in particular the company had begun honing in the 3DS and Wii U era. Turns out this was no accident, as Nintendo has made the feature optional this console...