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Bowser Jr. Finally Gets His Due

When Bowser Jr. came onto the scene in 2002’s Super Mario Sunshine, the first words out of his mouth were “Leave my mama alone!” He’d kidnapped Princess Peach because Bowser had told him she was his mother and was trying to stop Mario from rescuing her. After Mario eventually defeated him, Bowser Jr. confessed to …

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'New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe' hits the Nintendo eShop

Nintendo has given another stellar Wii U title the deluxe Switch treatment in the hopes that more people will play it on a system that's actually popular. We're talking about New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe, which is available today on the Nintendo eS… Source: Engadget | 'New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe' hits the …

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Nintendo’s Switch NES gamepads are an unnecessary blast from the past

How much would you pay to be transported back into the 8-bit era? Nintendo already gave us a taste of nostalgia with the $60 NES Classic, and now it's offering a similar experience with a pair of NES controllers for the Switch. The big downsides: The… Source: Engadget | Nintendo’s Switch NES gamepads are an …

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Free Game Takes The Original Zelda And Twists It Around

Chances are good that if you play games, you’ve played The Legend of Zelda or at least seen a picture of the 1986 Nintendo Entertainment System original. The world was vast but made sense. North was north. In a free new downloadable game called Triforce, the land of Hyrule is twisted around and north could …

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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