Nintendo Releases All Three Super Smash Bros. DLC Collection Packs Bundle On Amazon

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October 12, 2015

Ever since DLC started slowly dripping out the faucet for Super Smash Bros. for 3DS and WiiU, it’s pretty obvious that buying every DLC pack that has came out so far has been quite tedious and expensive for the average consumer, but fear no more! Nintendo has recently released the Super Smash Bros. Digital Complete Pack on Amazon.com for $79.99 U.S. dollars. You’re only paying for the online download digital…

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New TLoZ: Tri Force Heroes Trailer!

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October 2, 2015

Hello fair readers!  Just a quick bit of news today.  Nintendo released a new trailer detailing more information about the next installment in The Legend of Zelda series, Tri Force Heroes!  There’s a tidbit of story explaining who you’re saving and why they’re important.  It seems a little vapid, but probably has some world shattering effect; we shall see. It also details a little bit about the multiplayer aspect, that…

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TwitchCon 2015 – Press Start!

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October 2, 2015

This past weekend, the Mascone West Center in San Francisco was filled with purple from wall to wall for Twitchcon 2015. This was the first convention hosted by the game-streaming giant and it did not disappoint. I could give you an outside perspective of the things I observed but I opted to go for a more personal touch. I will be discussing TwitchCon in the style of a conversation between…

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Super Mario Maker Sells Over One Million Copies Worldwide

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September 30, 2015

A treasure chest of tools to build and play 2D Mario levels, Super Mario Maker was the surprise hit of the summer. Today, it was announced that more than 1 million units of Super Mario Maker have been sold around the world since its launch on Sept. 1. The addition of 1 million new “fan” developers has led to the creation of more than 2.2 million Super Mario courses, which combined have…

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Are All Pokémon Games The Same?

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September 21, 2015

Whether you’re a Pokémon fan or not, it’s impossible to deny that Pokémon is one of the most popular and successful video games franchises on the face of the Earth. Each generation of games keeps the fans on their heels and always succeeds at making us dish out our hard earned cash to have one more adventure with these imaginary creatures we’ve come to love over the years. But how…

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Mario Maker Levels Coming to Smash Brothers

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September 14, 2015

Super Mario Maker Lands September 30th Super Mario Maker, the level making game for Nintendo’s Wii U and 3DS platforms, will be able to make games for Super Smash Bros. Nintendo posted the video below announcing that it will arrive on September 30th. Here’s the tricky thing though… The levels will be generated randomly! It appears that you will be able to select a “Super Mario Maker” during stage-select on…

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A Wild Nintendo President Has Appeared!

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September 14, 2015

  Since our dear president of Nintendo, Satoru Iwata, passed away in July, we Nintendo fans have been painstakingly waiting for any sort of announcement of who the next president was going to be. I and many others have been guessing that the next person for the spot was to be Mr. Shigeru Miyamoto or the creator of the money printing Wii, Genyo Takeda, but instead it turns out to…

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Why Pokemon Go Will Be The End Of Me

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September 14, 2015

  Let me be honest with you, the 8 year-old child in me is losing his mind over the concept of Pokemon Go. For those of you who have not heard, Pokemon Go is a mobile game coming to smartphones that has players capture, trade, and battle Pokemon using augmented reality. Nintendo is also creating a companion device for the app known as the Pokemon Go Plus. This device acts as a watch…

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Pokemon Shuffle is Still Evil

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September 11, 2015

Pokémon Shuffle, now with more cash grabs!  Just what we always wanted! Hello, fair readers!  A while ago, I did a review on Pokémon Shuffle for the 3DS.  Nintendo’s foray into Freemium Land felt more like utter betrayal.  It was an abuse of the audience’s nostalgia (a very common practice) with a free-to-play model that wielded the demand for money like a fine whip.  It was horrible, manipulative, and I…

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I’m Addicted to Amiibo and I’m Not Even Good at Smash

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August 29, 2015

When Super Super Smash Bros for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U was first revealed, I was thrilled to see a new iteration of one of my favorite childhood games. My true skill in video games lies in other genres, but in the midst of all the hype, I decided to research the competitive scene, learn about top players, and made it my mission to be half-decent at the game when it finally came…

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