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Nintendo Direct Focuses on Super Smash Brothers

Today, at 3:00 PM PST, Masahiro Sakurai, the director of Super Smash Bros for the Wii U and Nintendo 3DS, addressed the fans with a deluge of information regarding the upcoming and highly anticipated sequel to one of Nintendo’s most successful franchises. Presenting from the Namco Bandai. Sakurai began the announcement by outlining...
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Nintendo considering making 3DS compatible with Unity engine

Siliconera reports from GDC that Nintendo is considering finally making the Nintendo 3DS compatible with the Unity Engine. As it stands, the 3DS is incompatible with Unity, making the system hard to port games to. Fixing this issue would be a shrewd move on Nintendo’s end. The Unity engine is widely used by...
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This week on the Nintendo eShop

Another week, another download. Am I right? Bada Boom. eShop on the 3DS Get ready to toss some eggs and curse out some babies! Yoshi’s back and once again he’s got babysitting duty and a serious case of butter fingers. Yoshi’s New Island has been available since Midnight on Friday the 14th, so...
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Diddy Kong barrels his way into Super Smash Bros.

The Super Smash Bros. news train just keeps a-chuggin’. Today’s update? Nintendo has revealed that Diddy Kong will be a returning playable character in the newest Super Smash. It’s no coincidence that that this news comes on the same day as the release of Retro’s Donkey Kong: Tropical Freeze, in which Diddy Kong...
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Call of Duty: Ghosts multiplayer customization DLC out now

Activision has decided to spice up the Call of Duty: Ghosts multiplayer experience with brand new customization items for player characters. The new items and options come in four varieties: Personalization packs, Special Characters packs, the Captain Price Legend pack, and the Extra Slots pack. The Personalization packs are by far the most...
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We interview Armikrog. Senior Producer Luis Gigliotti – Part 2

In late January, I had a phone interview with Luis Gigliotti, Senior Producer of Armikrog. Developed by Pencil Test Studios, Armikrog. has the distinction of being a fully-funded Kickstarter game, joining the ranks of other crowdfunding successes like The Banner Saga, Broken Age, and Wasteland 2. The game follows Tommynaut, a space explorer...
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Little Mac enters the Super Smash Bros. ring

Nintendo announced yesterday during their Nintendo Direct event that Little Mac, the star of the Punch Out series, will be a playable fighter in Super Smash Bros. They even released a new trailer showcasing all of his abilities. From the looks of it, the Little Mac in this game is styled after his...
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Mario Kart 8 out on May 30

Yesterday’s Nintendo Direct saw a number of new Nintendo related announcements, including the news that the eagerly-awaited Mario Kart 8 will release May 30. This news was paired with a new trailer for the game, showcasing all of the classic gameplay fans have grown to expect and love out of the series. The...
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The LEGO Movie Videogame out today

Today marks the North American release of The LEGO Movie Videogame, the video game tie-in to the similarly titled The LEGO Movie. Anyone who’s every played one of TT Games’s LEGO games will be right at home here. The game holds up the series’s long standing tradition of being a nightmare for people afflicted by...
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