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  • Blog Post: Learn About Zelda: Majora's Mask's Cops And Robbers Roots And Run Lola Run Inspirations

    The latest from Did You Know Gaming goes in-depth into Majora's Mask looking at its history and surprising influences. Everything from the aliens in the farm, to the origins of the Anju and Kafei quest, and the possible cone-time inclusion of an adult Link mask are all covered. The Legend of Zelda... More
  • Blog Post: Tournament Modes Finally Added To Super Smash Bros. For Wii U

    Before Super Smash Bros. was released, Nintendo let us know that some modes would be coming post launch . Now, eight months later, you can finally create tournaments. The update for this is free, but Nintendo is also releasing another set of Mii Fighter costumes for those looking to dress up their custom... More
  • Blog Post: Celebrate Kirby’s Birthday With Three New eShop Releases

    Kirby’s first title, Kirby’s Dream Land, hit U.S. shores in August of 1992, since then we’ve had a wild, enemy swallowing ride. In celebration of Kirby’s thirteenth birthday, Nintendo is releasing three classic Kirby’s titles onto the Wii U's virtual console. The following... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Lists Expected 2016 Titles, But The Legend Of Zelda Not Among Them

    Following the delay of The Legend of Zelda out of 2015 , Nintendo reported the expected release as “TBD.” At the time, that didn’t raise eyebrows as no Wii U titles in its roster carried release windows later than 2015. That has now changed, with games now carrying anticipated 2016... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Finances Continue To Improve As Wii U Finally Breaks 10 Million

    Nintendo has reported its financial performance for the first quarter of its 2016 fiscal year. The company has Amiibo and Splatoon to thank for better than expected results. The company reported a 20.8 percent increase in sales over this quarter last year. The ¥90.2 billion ($730.5 million) in revenue... More
  • Blog Post: Major Splatoon Mode Update Paints The Town Red In August

    Splatoon keeps on getting bigger, with a significant update hitting next month. Nintendo has announced that the additional modes it promised before launch will be available for free on August 5. Starting next week, players will be able to create Squad and Private battles. Squads allow friends to team... More
  • Blog Post: This Is What Pokémon Looks Like As A Gorgeous Open-World Game

    We've already seen what Mario looks like running around projects created with Unreal Engine 4 . Now it's another Nintendo IP's turn. This video shows off what the original three starter Pokémon look like beyond the limits of Nintendo's handhelds, complete with Charmander spewing... More
  • Blog Post: [Update] Nintendo Is Partnering With Facebook To Promote The Launch Of Super Mario Maker

    Update: Nintendo has issued a press release offering some more detail about the upcoming partnership with Facebook. Nintendo is hosting a hackathon event at Facebook headquarters, where employees will compete to come up with the most creative level in Super Mario Bros. Hackathons are part of Facebook's... More
  • Blog Post: Dave & Buster's Arcade Chain Considering Bringing Pokkén Tournament To North America

    Pokkén Tournament, the Pokémon/Tekken hybrid arcade game, may be heading to North America by way of Dave & Busters. In a reddit AMA with Kevin Bachus, Dave & Buster's senior vice president of entertainment & game strategy, he remarked on the possibility of bringing the game... More
  • Blog Post: [Update] Project Cars For Wii U Canceled

    Update: Project Cars publisher Namco Bandai has confirmed the statements by Slightly Mad Studios head Ian Bell that the Wii U version of the race has been canceled. A representative for the publisher sent us the following statement from Andy Tudor, creative director at SMS: "Despite much perseverance... More
  • Blog Post: Industry Analysts Don't Expect Miyamoto To Succeed Iwata

    The gaming industry lost one of its beloved figured unexpectedly over a week ago. Nintendo president Satoru Iwata's death sent waves through the gaming community, with people reminiscing his passion for games and kind spirit. In these sad times, it's tough to think of anything else, but Nintendo... More
  • Blog Post: Devil's Third Still Being Published By Nintendo On Wii U

    After rumors circulated that Nintendo was dropping its publishing of Valhalla Games' Devil's Third on Wii U over quality concerns, Nintendo has confirmed that it will, in fact, be publishing the title in North America for its most recent console during quarter four of this year. In addition,... More
  • Blog Post: Blaster Master Now Available On The Wii U Virtual Console

    The story of Jason, a normal guy, and his underground adventure to save his frog, Fred, is now available on Wii U Virtual Console. Originally released in 1988 by Sunsoft, the game has players switching between playing as a tank and as Jason as he searches for his frog, Fred. It's a tough game, but... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo President And CEO Satoru Iwata Has Passed Away

    Nintendo's president and CEO, Nintendo Direct, and Iwata Asks host Satoru Iwata has unexpectedly passed away. Nintendo issued a brief notice on its website regarding Iwata's death. The notice reads, "Nintendo Co., Ltd. deeply regrets to announce that President Satoru Iwata passed away on... More
  • Blog Post: Mega Man And Shenmue Animated Short Crossover Offers A Real Conclusion For Ryo

    Animator Peter Sjöstrand recently released a new video that mashes up Mega Man and Shenmue in unexpected ways. You'll see a Mega-fied versions of Ryo and his enemy, Lan Di duke it out, as well as special soccer and forklift abilities, and capsule toy miniboss. Sjöstrand said he put together... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Still Excited To Bring Devil's Third To Wii U, Promises More Details Soon

    Rumors circulated yesterday that Nintendo of America was considering dropping Devil's Third for release in North America. Today, Nintendo reconfirmed it is still coming to Wii U. In a tweet from the official Nintendo of America twitter account, Nintendo wrote, "We know you are eager to hear... More
  • Blog Post: Rumor: Nintendo Of America Dropping Devil’s Third, But Valhalla Has A New Publisher

    Nintendo isn’t saying anything, but multiple rumors have surfaced that the company’s American arm has dropped Tomonobu Itagaki’s Devil’s Third from its slate. The game has a release date in Europe and Japan , and will still be published by Nintendo’s team in that territory... More
  • Blog Post: Images Of Alleged Sony/Nintendo PlayStation Prototype Appear Online

    Following the success of the Super Nintendo, in 1988 Nintendo contracted Sony to create a CD-based add-on for its console, but the product, which was supposedly called the SNES-CD, never saw the light of day. Nintendo went on to work with Phillips on the atrocious Zelda games for the CD-i player, and... More
  • Blog Post: The Legend Of Zelda: Ocarina Of Time Arrives On Wii U In North America

    The Legend of Zelda underwent an enormous change with the Nintendo 64. Today, you can relive that experience on your Wii U, as Ocarina of Time hits the virtual console. Because this is virtual console title, it’s the Nintendo 64 original. If you’re looking for something with more recent updates... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Is Revamping The Miiverse With Screenshot Albums, Play Journals, And More

    Nintendo is going to be giving the Miiverse some new features and a sleeker look this summer. The update comes with new personalization features and changes to the communities pages that make them easier to navigate. Users will be able to store up to 100 screenshots in their personal album. They’ll... More
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