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Nintendo’s Two-Switch Combo Is A Neat Digital Magic Trick

At an E3 where Nintendo and its partners largely played it safe with big Smash Bros. and Pokémon sequels, the company tucked a clever new Switch development in a trailer for a new Mario Party. Blink and you’d miss it: the sight of two Nintendo Switch screens connected into one oddly-shaped game board.Read more… Continue […]

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Every Super Mario Odyssey Transformation, Ranked

The core innovation of Super Mario Odyssey is Mario’s companion, Cappy. Cappy is a hat that can magically possess everything from non-living objects to living characters. Toss Cappy at an enemy, and the enemy will sprout a Mario moustache and a signature red hat. Mario gains full control over the creature’s movements…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Two Long-Lost Nintendo Arcade Games Are Heading To Switch

Nintendo kicked off the final day of Treehouse Live with a huge announcement for fans of its classic games: Two arcade games that have never been officially released on home consoles are coming to Switch’s Arcade Archives: the original Donkey Kong, which is available now, and Sky Skipper, coming in July.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Ubisoft’s Starlink Is Surprisingly Cool, With Or Without Star Fox

Starlink: Battle For Atlas isn’t a Star Fox game. Nintendo’s furry pilot and his famous Arwing fighter are in the Switch version and—I hope you’re sitting down—not in the Xbox One and PS4 versions. It’s not even fully a toys game, a la Skylanders or Disney Infinity, because it turns out you don’t even need […]

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The Donkey Kong Expansion For Mario + Rabbids Is Tricky And Apparently Very Long

Donkey Kong can throw allies and enemies around, making for some interesting new tactics in the expansion to the Mario +Rabbids Switch crossover coming out near the end of the month. I played it and have footage of an early level for you all to watch.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Smash Bros Fans Have Spent A Decade Begging For Ridley, And Now It’s Actually Happening

Samus is no longer the only playable Metroid character in Smash. She’s now joined by Ridley, a menacing space dragon who refuses to die no matter how many times he gets owned. To the casual observer, this is just a neat little thing. To Smash diehards, though, it’s the culmination of years of requests. And […]

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Super Mario Party Lets You Combine Two Switches

Nintendo announced Super Mario Party, the first Mario Party game for Switch, during it’s E3 Direct today. Rather than just be another iteration on the series, the new game looks like it’ll take advantage of all the Switch’s unique features, as well as create some new ones, like the ability to combine two separate…Read more… […]

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