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Smash Bros. Fans Are At War Over Whether The Latest Rumors Are True

Who else will star in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, a game that’s already been announced to feature every previous Smash character along with a handful of newcomers? A brand new “leak”—one that’s completely unverified and in fact likely to be fake—is polarizing the Smash community and has led to non-stop drama over the…Read more… Source: …

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Gal Metal Is A Very Strange Rhythm Game, Which Is The Best Kind

In an age when most rhythm games are little more than a list of songs, hero game developer Tak Fujii gives us Gal Metal, in which a band of Japanese high school students must save the world from an octopod invasion using the power of rock. Hell yes.Read more… Source: Kotaku | Gal Metal Is …

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‘Super Mario Flashback’ is a stunning pixel art fan game

If you fancy playing some classic Mario, there are plenty of ways to go about it. You can buy a tiny NES or SNES Classic, for instance, or subscribe to Nintendo's Switch Online service. There's also Super Mario Maker, legally grey emulation and, of c… Source: Engadget | ‘Super Mario Flashback’ is a stunning pixel …

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Nintendo Planning Major Update for Fire Emblem Heroes and 'Broadening the Scope' of Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp

Nintendo this week held its financial results briefing aimed at the second quarter for the fiscal year ending in March 2019 (via Reuters), during which it discussed its smart device business and major updates coming to two of its iOS apps: Fire Emblem Heroes and Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp. Starting with Fire Emblem Heroes, Nintendo’s …

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Prototype Wii Remote From The GameCube Era Sells At Auction 

Over the weekend, an old Wiimote controller was sold at auction in Japan for 74,000 yen (approximately $660). Why so much? The device wasn’t just any old Wiimote, but one of the prototypes Nintendo originally created for the GameCube before the Wii had been released.Read more… Source: Kotaku | Prototype Wii Remote From The GameCube …

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Three ‘Resident Evil’ classics are heading to the Nintendo Switch

Capcom is bringing a trio of classic Resident Evil games to the Nintendo Switch. The company announced via Twitter today that Resident Evil, Resident Evil 0, and Resident Evil 4 will soon shamble onto Nintendo's platform. No concrete release dates ha… Source: Engadget | Three ‘Resident Evil’ classics are heading to the Nintendo Switch

Meltan Revealed To Be The First Mythical Pokémon That Evolves (Into An Absolute Unit)

You know Meltan, the weird little hex-headed mythical Pokémon that started showing up in Pokémon Go last month? That’s not even its final form. Get enough Meltan together and they merge to form the massive Melmetal. Read more… Source: Kotaku | Meltan Revealed To Be The First Mythical Pokémon That Evolves (Into An Absolute Unit)

Multi-Console Emulator Now Runs On Hacked Switches

RetroArch is a homebrew program that combines a ton of different gaming emulators into a single, relatively sleek package. Development on it began in 2010, with version 1.0 releasing in 2014. Several updates later, today the people behind it released the latest version, which can run on hacked Nintendo Switches.Read more… Source: Kotaku | Multi-Console …

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Cloud Saves Will Last Six Months After A Switch Online Subscription Ends

When Nintendo Switch Online launched last week, subscribers gained the ability to finally back up their save files. One question remained, though: what would happen if the subscription lapsed? Nintendo’s original support page FAQ was vague on the matter, but today the company confirmed they’ll last for six months.Read more… Source: Kotaku | Cloud Saves …

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Switch Online cloud saves last six months after your subscription ends

When Nintendo launched Switch Online, it raised more than a few alarm bells over its attitude toward cloud saves. Based on the FAQ, your saved games would vanish from the internet the moment your membership expired. Not much of a safety net, is it? T… Source: Engadget | Switch Online cloud saves last six months …

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Speedrunner Achieves 'Impossible' Super Mario Bros. Record Time

The original Super Mario Bros. is tightly optimized, as far as speedruns go. Runners have been shaving off milliseconds using highly-skilled play and glitches, all in the hopes of someday reaching a theoretically perfect run. Previously, this was only achievable using special programs, but last night, a runner did…Read more… Source: Kotaku | Speedrunner Achieves …

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That Time A Player Tricked Everyone Into Thinking You Could Get The Triforce In Ocarina of Time

On February 4th, 1999, one of the greatest hoaxes in video game history began. The Zelda fandom was shock by a player claiming to have found the Triforce in Ocarina of Time. Ariana Almandoz, a gamer from Colombia, had all the details, but she wasn’t quite ready to share them with the world. Through vague …

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'Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp' Reaches $50M Global Revenue, Which 'Fire Emblem Heroes' Achieved in 20 Days

Nintendo’s latest smartphone app Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp has just reached $50 million in player spending across iOS and Android globally, according to data tracked by Sensor Tower. It took the game 289 days to reach this goal, becoming the slowest of Nintendo’s latest apps to do so. Super Mario Run reached the $50 million …

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