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  • Super Smash Bros. Nintendo 3DS Demo Impressions

    Super Smash Bros. Nintendo 3DS Demo Impressions

    I haven’t played a Smash Bros. game in six years (I was disappointed by Brawl on Wii and quickly lost interest), but diving into the 3DS demo for Super Smash Bros. was like slipping into a favorite pair of tattered jeans or broken-in slippers. Link […]

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  • Super Smash Bros. 3DS Demo Out Today for Club Nintendo Platinum Members, Next Week for Everyone Else

    Super Smash Bros. 3DS Demo Out Today for Club Nintendo Platinum Members, Next Week for Everyone Else

    Building up to the game’s October 3rd launch, Nintendo has announced four different methods for 3DS owners to get their hands on a free playable demo of Super Smash Bros. offering a sampler package of local wireless multiplayer, five characters (Link, Mario, Mega Man, Pikachu […]

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  • Nintendo Announces Legend of Zelda and Animal Crossing Crossover DLC for Mario Kart 8

    Nintendo Announces Legend of Zelda and Animal Crossing Crossover DLC for Mario Kart 8

    For anyone who thinks the promotional Mercedes-Benz downloadable content, free though it may be, is lame, rest assured that Nintendo has far grander plans in store for proper, premium Mario Kart 8 DLC. Announced today, Mario Kart 8 will receive two major DLC packs between […]

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  • Guacamelee​ Goat Jumps Onto PS4, Wii U, Xbox 360 and Xbox One

    Guacamelee​ Goat Jumps Onto PS4, Wii U, Xbox 360 and Xbox One

    I’ve got five words for you: Guacamelee​ Super Turbo Championship Edition! DrinkBox’s Mexican folklore inspired Metroidvania brawler, first released on PS3 and Vita before appearing in a Gold Edition for PC, will be showing off its arsenal of Luchadorian grapples and goat superpowers on all […]

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  • Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate Set for Deluxe Reopening on PC and Consoles

    Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate Set for Deluxe Reopening on PC and Consoles

    Last year’s Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate, the 3DS and Vita 2.5D Metroidvania title from Armature Studio, is set to reopen in North America on April 1st (no joke) in a shiny new Deluxe Edition digital download for PS3, Steam, Wii U and Xbox 360. (Which […]

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  • Review: How to Survive

    Review: How to Survive

    When it comes to zombie games, I often find myself dreading playing them. Now that’s not to say that I don’t enjoy the premise of a world that has to try and cope with zombies. The struggle to survive, and the human drama that often […]

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  • A Buttload of Indies Are Coming to the Nintendo 3DS and Wii U eShop This Year

    A Buttload of Indies Are Coming to the Nintendo 3DS and Wii U eShop This Year

    Steam and PlayStation platforms get all the pub for their constant supply of independently developed games, but quietly Nintendo has been building a strong relationship with indie game makers for some time now. Today, Nintendo took to the press wires to tout its support for […]

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  • Shovel Knight Unearths a Steam and Nintendo eShop Release Date

    Shovel Knight Unearths a Steam and Nintendo eShop Release Date

    Shovel Knight, Yacht Club Games’ rad-looking throwback to 8-bit action platformers of the 80s, is at long last entering the final stages of development after achieving tremendous Kickstarter support last spring. Alongside an epic trailer, Yacht Club has set a ship date for its love […]

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  • Review: Star Wars Pinball: Balance of the Force

    Review: Star Wars Pinball: Balance of the Force

    As sure as arcade cabinets squashed the growth and fascination of pinball, home video game consoles just as easily squashed arcades. Fortunately, there has been a grand resurgence of virtual pinball in the last several years with games like Pinball Arcade and, predominantly, the various tables […]

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  • Dr. Luigi… Paging Dr. Luigi

    Dr. Luigi… Paging Dr. Luigi

    Nintendo sure is squeezing every last day out of this self-proclaimed Year of Luigi. And I mean that quite literally. On December 31st, the last day of 2013, Nintendo will release Dr. Luigi exclusively for Wii U via the eShop. The $15 alternative to the […]

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