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Nintendo eShop Update: 1/29/15 – 2/5/15

Nintendo has updated their digital store with new additions for the Wii U and 3DS for the week of Jan. 29, 2015. Below is a list of new releases and sales. Wii U Metroid Prime: Trilogy “Suit up! Your mission awaits! In this compilation that bundles three landmark Metroid Prime games (Metroid Prime, Metroid Prime 2: […]
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AA’s 33: Our Most-Anticipated Games of 2015 – Part 2

Be sure to read the first part of our most-anticipated games as well. 12) Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Platforms: Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PC Metal Gear Solid 3 is the game that changed my life as a gamer. Without it, I may not be sitting here writing this paragraph, or even pursuing a […]
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AA’s 33: Our Most-Anticipated Games of 2015 – Part 1

As we bask in the beginning of 2015, gamers have much to look forward to once again with a new year: E3, Game Developer’s Conference, Tokyo Game Show, PAX conventions and, of course, the arrival of new games – and even more than that if you can believe it. 2015 is already off to a fantastic start […]
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New ‘Pokken’ Trailer Shows Three New Fighters

A new Pokken Tournament trailer reveals three new fighters to the game’s roster. The new trailer adds Pokemon’s yellow mouse mascot Pikachu, generation three’s psychic/fairy type Gardevoir and Suicune, Pokemon Crystal’s cover mascot and legendary Pokemon, as the new combatants. The trailer also shows off some of the new characters’ techniques and special moves. Gardevoir, for example, can use its […]
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Ubisoft Studio Announces ‘Grow Home’

Ubisoft has announced Grow Home, a PC game coming to Steam on Feb. 4, 2015 for $9.99. Developed by Ubisoft Reflections, Grow Home has players assuming the role of BUD (Botanical Utility Droid), a red robot on a mission to find plants in the galaxy that can provide oxygen for his planet. Using exploration and climbing mechanics, players […]
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Nintendo eShop Update: 1/22/15 – 1/29/15

Nintendo has updated their digital store with new additions for the Wii U and 3DS for the week of Jan. 22, 2015. Below is a list of new releases and sales. Wii U Punch-Out!! “Did you miss out on the Punch-Out!! game when it launched for the Wii console? Now you can download it in the […]
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‘Sunset Overdrive’ Gets Three New Achievements

Insomniac Games’ Sunset Overdrive has added three new achievements pertaining to Buck National challenges. The general object for each of the new achievements is to rack up a certain amount of points for Buck National, who runs a reality TV show where the player’s character fights off the monsters. The following is a list of the achievements, which are […]
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Club Nintendo to be Discontinued; New Program Coming Later

Club Nintendo, Nintendo’s reward service for purchasing their products, is shutting down after more than six year’s of service. After registering a software or hardware, Club Nintendo members receive coins, which can be used to get digital games or physical products such as posters, T-shirts and more. Members could also earn gold or platinum status with […]
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Wii U has Best-Selling Month; More Sales Figures Released

December 2014 saw the highest number of Wii U sales in hardware and software in the console’s history. During the month of December, hardware increased by 29 percent while software surpassed 75 percent compared to 2013 sales. Much of the boost in software sales is attributed to Mario Kart 8 and Super Smash Bros. for Wii U. With physical and digital sales, […]
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Nintendo eShop Update: 1/15/15 – 1/22/15

Nintendo has updated their digital store with new additions for the 3DS and Wii U for the week of Jan. 15, 2015. Below is a list of new releases and sales. Wii U Street Fighter 2010: The Final Fight (Virtual Console) In this NES classic, Ken has retired from his glory days in the Street Fighter […]
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7 Ways the Wii U Can Improve in 2015

I honestly didn’t think I would be saying this a year after the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 released, but the Wii U has – to an extent – become my favorite console this generation for one simple reason: Reliability. It’s the only system where as I’m waiting for the white backdrop and logo to appear on my screen, […]
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New 3DS Not Launching with New 3DS XL in North America

When Nintendo announced the New 3DS XL’s Feb. 13 launch date in North America during today’s Nintendo Direct, no details were given regarding the regular New 3DS. When Kotaku asked Nintendo of America why North America will only have the XL model, they responded with this: Different territories make their own business decisions regarding individual products and […]
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Nintendo Reveals New Amiibo Series, Further Details

Nintendo has shared a plethora of news regarding their amiibo figures. Until now, Nintendo has only released amiibo designed after character models from the Wii U and 3DS Super Smash Bros., but now they have added characters designed after the Super Mario Bros series. As seen below, the first figures of the new series includes Mario, Luigi, Peach, Bowser, Yoshi […]
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Downloadable Wii Games Arrive on Wii U

Nintendo has announced Wii games can be downloaded from the Wii U’s eShop beginning today. Since the games are downloaded from the eShop, the Wii Menu, the mode players must use if they want to access transferred Wii content or play on a Wii disc, is not required. For downloaded games that used the Wii’s Classic […]
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‘Friday the 13th: The Video Game’ Announced

EGM received exclusive news that horror film villain icon Jason Voorhees is receiving his own title with Friday the 13th: The Video Game. EGM said the new game will be “an asymmetrical, co-operative and competitive multiplayer predator/prey horror experience that pits a small group of resourceful survivors against a single player in control of the immortal, relentless slasher […]
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