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    The Very Best Pokémon Merch Made By Fans

    If you’re a Pokémon fan, chances are you have already caught them all. Time to start rounding out a new collection! These rad Pokémon fans have been hard at work making some really cool merch, and they’d be more than happy to sell it to you for probably less than what an Ultra Ball costs (not sure what the […]

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    What 34 Pokémon Would Look Like in Real Life

    We thought that Pokémon Go had done a good job of bringing Pokémon into the real world, but it turns out someone else did it first — and way better! For the better part of the decade, concept artist RJ Palmer has been turning those cute pocket monsters into a monsters of a more terrifying sort. He’s now […]

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    Nintendo is Planning to Bring Back the NES Classic Next Year

    In a shocking development, Nintendo has decided that they enjoy making things that print money! Last year, the NES Classic — a box made to look like the ’80s video game console preloaded with 30 NES games — was in extremely high demand around the holiday season. Unfortunately, Nintendo didn’t meet that demand, leaving a lot of […]

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    This SNES-Themed New Nintendo 3DS XL is Gorgeous and Awesome and Not Coming to the United States

    Maybe. Maybe someday Nintendo will hook us in the States up with a cool SNES-looking 3DS. That day probably isn’t going to be anytime soon, though — Nintendo’s latest special edition handheld is coming exclusively to Europe. Introducing the New Nintendo #3DS XL – Super Nintendo Entertainment System Edition, coming to store shelves on 13/10! #NintendoGC […]

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    New Nintendo 2DS XL Review

    In a couple ways, the New Nintendo 2DS XL was a long time coming. Despite there being tons of handheld systems released in the Nintendo 3DS family, the New 2DS XL looked like it was going to hit a sweet spot when it was announced. I still remember being perplexed when I saw the (now-discounted) […]

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    Nintendo SNES Classic Preorders Start This Month

    After an NES Classic launch criticized for not having nearly enough supply to meet demand, Nintendo is looking to get things right the second time. They’re following it up with the SNES Classic, a box resembling their 16-bit console loaded up with 21 games from what might be Nintendo’s best library of games ever. What […]

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    Nintendo is Bringing Back the SNES with 21 Games

    Nintendo released the NES Classic last year — a box resembling the original NES that was loaded up with 30 classic 8-bit NES games — to more than a little fanfare. In fact, it got more attention than Nintendo expected or wanted to deal with — they discontinued the NES Classic long before they had satisfied demand, leaving […]

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    What 34 Pokémon Would Look Like in Real Life

    We thought that Pokémon Go had done a good job of bringing Pokémon into the real world, but it turns out someone else did it first — and way better! For the better part of the decade, concept artist RJ Palmer has been turning those cute pocket monsters into a monsters of a more terrifying sort. He’s now created tons of […]

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    ARMS Might Be the Most Competitive Game Nintendo Has Ever Made

    Nintendo is unassailable when it comes to fun, but they’ve never been as interested in competition. While developers and publishers alike have been pushing competitive esports-ready games like League of Legends, Overwatch, Street Fighter, and Call of Duty (among many others), the only highly competitive game Nintendo has ever had is Super Smash Bros. Melee — and many of the game mechanics […]

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    Super Mario Odyssey is Classic Mario with a Little Extra Quirkiness

    With video games becoming more and more self-serious, Nintendo might be more important than ever. Throughout the growth of video games into a mainstream entertainment medium, the company has remained dedicated to keeping things light, prioritizing fun. Only a few minutes with Super Mario Odyssey will tell you that nothing has changed in the Nintendo Switch […]

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    Mario+Rabbids: Kingdom Battle for the Nintendo Switch Looks Like Crazy Fun

    Ubisoft being part of a Mario game? Sounds crazy, but that’s what the Rabbids are all about! The Rabbids, off-shoots of Ubisoft’s Rayman franchise, are demented bunnies, and those demented bunnies are officially coming to the Mushroom Kingdom. The developer started off their E3 presentation with Shigeru Miyamoto of Nintendo to reveal Mario+Rabbids: Kingdom Battle, a […]

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    Nintendo Reportedly Working on a Zelda Smartphone Game

    It’s one of those things we assumed was true, but here’s some smoke to the fire anyway. Today, the Wall Street Journal is citing a well-placed source as saying that a Zelda game is in development for mobile, and could be released as soon as this year. And, that’s it. Whatever conversation the WSJ and their source was […]