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Alleged Assault And Pokémon Card Robbery Makes National News In Japan

While nearly everyone who desperately wants Pokémon cards waits in line or pays premium prices on the internet, there are the occasional and unfortunate exceptions. In Japan, a 25-year-old man in Hiroshima is accused of attacking a college student as he exited a 7-11 with a box of newly purchased Pokémon cards.…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Nintendo’s Low-Key Dad Joke For Splatoon 3 Was Pretty Good

Dad jokes are universal. In Japanese, dad jokes are called “oyagi gyagu,” with oygai meaning “one’s father” and gyagu meaning “gag” or “joke.” Like anywhere, these tend to be cheesy puns, but who can resist them? You you can, but I sure can’t, and it seems Nintendo’s Yoshiaki Koizumi cannot, either. Splatoon…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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You Can’t Make Me Use The N64 Controller Again, Nintendo

One of Nintendo’s cuter little announcements during the latest Direct was that, with N64 games coming soon to the system, the company will also start selling recreations of the console’s controller for you to play them on.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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You Can’t Make Me Use The N64 Controller Again, Nintendo

One of Nintendo’s cuter little announcements during the latest Direct was that, with N64 games coming soon to the system, the company will also start selling recreations of the console’s controller for you to play them on.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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You Can’t Make Me Use The N64 Controller Again, Nintendo

One of Nintendo’s cuter little announcements during the latest Direct was that, with N64 games coming soon to the system, the company will also start selling recreations of the console’s controller for you to play them on.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Why The Splatoon 3 Devs Are The Best, In One GIF

Sometimes, during these surprise Nintendo Direct presentations, developers will just do the darnedest things. This includes the Splatoon 3 studio Nintendo Entertainment Planning & Development (Nintendo EDP) whose nondescript “squid researcher” dazzled us with both late-breaking research findings and his impressive…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Square Enix’s Crystal Dynamics Also Working On The New Perfect Dark Game

Late last year it was announced that The Initiative, a new Xbox Game Studio, was starting work an all-new Perfect Dark game. Today, they’ve said that they’re now getting some help, in the form of Tomb Raider developers Crystal Dynamics.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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All The Biggest Announcements From Nintendo’s Big September Direct

Today’s surprise Nintendo Direct offered 40 packed minutes of forthcoming Switch games, new content for old ones, and, er, teasers for forthcoming Directs about specific games like Smash and Animal Crossing. Below you’ll find all the big stories that came out of the presentation. Read more…

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Oh Snap, Bayonetta’s Got Braids In Third Game

Let’s go boys! During today’s Nintendo’s Direct event, we finally got a more in-depth look at Bayonetta 3. And as you can see above, the titular witch has a fresh new look and a 2022 release date.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Oh Snap, Bayonetta’s Got Braids In Third Game

Let’s go boys! During today’s Nintendo’s Direct event, we finally got a more in-depth look at Bayonetta 3. And as you can see above, the titular witch has a fresh new look and a 2022 release date.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Castlevania Advance Collection Is Real, And It’s Out Today

Some of the greatest Castlevania games of all time are coming to Switch later today thanks to the new Castlevania Advance Collection, which bundles all three Game Boy Advance classics into one complete package for the first time.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Castlevania Advance Collection Is Real, And It’s Out Today

Some of the greatest Castlevania games of all time are coming to Switch later today thanks to the new Castlevania Advance Collection, which bundles all three Game Boy Advance classics into one complete package for the first time.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Switch RPG Triangle Strategy Out March, Still A Looker

The Square Enix tactics game formerly known as Project Triangle Strategy is now officially known as…Triangle Strategy. It’s out March 4, 2022, for Nintendo Switch. Square Enix announced the news at today’s out-of-the-blue Nintendo Direct.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Kirby’s Next Game Goes 3D For First Time, And It Looks Sick

After a surprise leak earlier today, we got our first look at the next Kirby game during today’s Nintendo Direct presentation. Not only is Kirby and the Forgotten Land the series’ first mainline release since 2018, but it’s also the pink puffball’s first foray into full 3D gameplay. It comes to Switch next spring.Read more… […]

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Nintendo Will Reveal Last Smash Bros. Ultimate Fighter On October 5

Nintendo announced Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’s final DLC fighter will be shown off by director Masahiro Sakurai in a video stream on October 5, capping off months of speculation and bringing years of roster expansion to an end. Read more…

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Disco Elysium’s Out On Switch Soon, So Now You’ve Got No Excuse

Disco Elysium: The Final Cut finally has a release date on Switch. The funky futurist RPG where words matter more than hit points will be playable on Nintendo’s hybrid handheld starting October 12. Read more…

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Final Fantasy Is Now A Full-On Chocobo Racing Game, Out 2022

Square Enix announced today a new entry in the Final Fantasy franchise, but it might not be what you expect. It’s a racing game called Chocobo GP and it’s out on Switch next year. Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Animal Crossing Has October Direct Show, Brewster Confirmed

Nintendo announced at its September 23 Direct that Animal Crossing: New Horizons will get an update in November and an Animal Crossing Direct in October.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Splatoon 3 Details Revealed at Nintendo Direct

Nintendo revealed more details about Splatoon 3 at today’s Nintendo Direct, straight from a “squid researcher.”Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Diablo 2 Dev Explains Why The Loot System Wasn’t Updated At Launch

Loot. Some live by it. Others die by it. It makes the world go round, or at least the worlds of dungeon crawlers like Diablo 2: Resurrected. So why won’t the remaster have a modern loot system? Short answer: it’s more complicated than it sounds.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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