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Weekly GameBit Podcast Episode 24 | Evaluating Play

Well folks, after getting the skills of our revamped crew together, the GameBit has finally returned! In this edition of the Weekly GameBit Podcast, the aforementioned crew overanalyzes an E3 rumor, discusses what Wii U game could change the fate of the system, and reviews are delivered to recent games played by these...
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Electronics giant Philips seeks to ban Wii U

According to a report by GameSpot, Philips is filing a lawsuit against Nintendo and to have it removed from store shelves. “Philips has engaged in the field of applied electronics and has conducted research in areas relating to visual representation of spatial processes and to automatic processes,” said the lawsuit documents. “The present...
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Nintendo Announces E3 2014 Presence

What will Nintendo do this year? Nintendo has been infamous for their unprecedented approach to the gaming space. From games that break genre conventions to releasing consoles that tout new hardware innovations rather than powerful specs, Nintendo has, for better or for worse, set themselves apart from the competition. Last year at E3,...
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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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