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  • Magicant, Retro F-Zero, and Gameboy Stages for Smash Bros. 3DS

    Published at Nintendo Enthusiast - 401 readers

    September 11, 2014 Japanese players with early copies of the anticipated Super Smash Bros. for 3DS have taken to the Internet with live-streamed broadcasts of their play. So far, we’ve seen some new information that hasn’t been announced officially, as well as a few new locales as our these players journey through the game.

  • Reminder: Capcom has a HUGE Wii U and 3DS eShop Sale Going On

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    Although we talked about it in our North American eShop post, a sale filled with gems and prices like these deserves a post of its own. Capcom currently is having a huge sale on the Wii U and 3DS eShop, with many titles being up to 60% off until September 4th at Noon EST.

  • Special Smash Bros 3DS XL Leaked by Walmart for US

    Nintendo Enthusiast - - 24 readers - Although a lot of the focus is currently on the “New” 3DS, that doesn’t mean that the current edition of the 3DS has been forgotten about. With Super Smash Bros. 3DS coming out on October 3rd, many potential new 3DS owners were wondering if Nintendo would be releasing a Special Edition 3DS XL for this epic game. Well, thanks to a leaked Walmart ad, you don’t have to wonder anymore.
  • X/Y Event Gengar and Diancie Heading to US and UK

    Nintendo Enthusiast - - 11 readers - September 9, 2014 Get your cartridges ready, folks. Pokemon X/Y players in the United Kingdom and the United States will have the opportunity to snag two special event Pokemon – a shiny Gengar and legendary monster Diancie – by heading to GAME and Gamestop stores, respectively.

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  • Wii U Browser Game “BluBall” is Now Available to Play

    …The Wii U has a decent little web browser installed on it, and one developer has actually made a game specifically for the Wii U that uses the browser. Kenney Games has created a game called BluBall and all you need to do is open up the website on your Wii U Browser to experience it. If you’ve got a Wii U, try out my game; BluBall! Just open up…

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  • Mass Amounts of People in Japan Line Up for Pokemon Pre Orders

    …Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire are poised to hit the 3DS on November 21st, and some may have speculated whether or not the Pokemon franchise would still manage to capivate audiences. Well, if these pictures are any indication, Pokemon will be a huge success in Japan. These pictures are from various places in Japan who have just opened up…

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  • Darksiders 2 Cost THQ 50 Million Dollars to Develop

    …Darksiders 2 was a launch game for the Wii U, the sequel to the PS3 and Xbox 360 game Darksiders. It became sort of a cult classic on the Wii U with lots of fans, but the developer THQ went out of business after decades of game creation due to mismanaged finances and development costs. In a recent interview with Nordic Games Lars Wingefors, who now…

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  • Shovel Knight Nearing EU and AU Release

    …Shovel Knight has been one of the most, if not the most, successful indie games on the Wii U and 3DS eShop. With high critical acclaim from literally everyone, including our own site, the game has sold over 100k units in the first month of release on Nintendo platforms in the US alone. Yacht Club Games has been working hard to bring the game…

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  • Toys vs Monsters Announced for 3DS eShop

    …loading... September 19, 2014 Continuing the trend of indie announcements this morning, EnjoyUp Games has announced a new title coming to the Nintendo 3DS eShop. For those who do not know, EnjoyUp games is the development team behind Abyss for the Wii U and their new title is Toys vs Monsters. The title attempts to put players in the shoes…

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  • Giana Sisters 2 in Development for the Wii U

    …loading... September 19, 2014 This morning, we reported on the news that Curve Studios is bringing Nova – 111 to the Wii U. It seems like that news is not the only major indie news for today, as Black Forest Games, a high profile indie publisher, has announced Giana Sisters 2 for the Wii U. Currently, the title is in the early prototype stages…

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  • Curve Studios Announces Nova-111 for Wii U

    … trailer that we have embedded below, as it may give a better idea as to how the gameplay will function. Nova – 111 is slated for release on the Wii U, as well as PS4, Xbox One, and Vita in 2015. Elia Pales owns pretty much every single product Nintendo puts out, and due to his impulsive tendencies, he also tends to purchase every gaming product put out in general. When not gaming, he’s probably running cross country or writing. He makes sure to take regular gaming breaks, though.…

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  • “Smash” Sale for North America: Week #3

    …“Smash” Sale for North America: Week #3 Wii Fit, Metroid, and Pokémon! Nintendo of America is once again continuing their barrage of unprecedented E-Shop sales with their 3rd consecutive week of Smash Bros. sales in celebration of the series’ latest installment on the 3DS. Here’s what they’ve got for us this week! DISCOUNTS! Pokémon Series…

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  • Nefarious Defies Late Hour Odds and Gets Kickstarter Funded

    …loading... September 19, 2014 Nefarious is a game that we have had our eye on at Nintendo Enthusiast. Our own Jason Lepine had a great interview with the team behind the game that breaks the mold of traditional “hero” games in which you play a villain kidnapping princesses, which is the polar opposite of what many of us grew up playing…

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  • Nintendo of America Confirms Hyrule Warriors DLC; Gives Price

    …Earlier today we covered a story talking about some new forms of DLC coming to Hyrule Warriors, both free and paid. This story was for Japan only at the time, and didn’t include US pricing. Nintendo of America confirmed that the DLC for Hyrule Warriors will be coming to the US, and gave the price point of all the packs. 4 packs of paid DLC…

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  • Sonic Boom Wii U Release Date Moved

    … it will be making its way to stores on November 11th. Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric will be available in North America one week early, on November 11th! pic.twitter.com/F9CA8LwqCF — Sonic the Hedgehog (@sonic_hedgehog) September 18, 2014 For those who do not know, Sonic Boom: Rise of the Lyric is the third game in the 3-game Nintendo exclusive deal between Sega…

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  • Monster Hunter Meets Sonic The Hedgehog In Special Crossover

    … expect to be able to dress up as Sonic yourself and run around jumping on bad guys, as cool as that sounds, it’s not happening. Are there any other collaboration you think would be good for Monster Hunter? Let us know below! 18 year old video game critic who occasionally attempts to be funny. It doesn’t always work. Contributor for multiple sites, special admiration for Nintendo games. Contact me via Twitter @daniel_switzer Share with others…

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