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The Nintendo GameCube Is Now Twenty Years Old

On September 14, 2001, the GameCube first went on sale for the first time in Japan. Two months later, on November 18, the console was released in North America. Can you believe it’s been twenty years? Facing off against the PlayStation 2 and the Xbox, the GameCube was the first Nintendo console to use optical…Read […]

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The Nintendo GameCube Is Now Twenty Years Old

On September 14, 2001, the GameCube first went on sale for the first time in Japan. Two months later, on November 18, the console was released in North America. Can you believe it’s been twenty years? Facing off against the PlayStation 2 and the Xbox, the GameCube was the first Nintendo console to use optical…Read […]

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Nintendo Confirms The Obvious: It Won’t Be At The Tokyo Game Show

On September 30, this year’s Tokyo Game Show will kick off. Once again, because of the pandemic, the online-only event will not be in person. And, once again, Nintendo will not be showing up. This evening, Japan time, Nintendo tweeted out that it will not be exhibiting its own games at Tokyo Game Show 2021 […]

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NES And SNES Designer Lance Barr Is Retiring From Nintendo

Best known for his work on the NES and SNES, industrial designer Lance Barr has retired from his position as Design and Brand Director at Nintendo of America. As spotted by Nintendo Life (via Game Industry), Barr updated his LinkedIn profile to “Retired,” writing, “After almost 39 years at Nintendo, I am retiring and…Read more… […]

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NES And SNES Designer Lance Barr Is Retiring From Nintendo

Best known for his work on the NES and SNES, industrial designer Lance Barr has retired from his position as Design and Brand Director at Nintendo of America. As spotted by Nintendo Life (via Game Industry), Barr updated his LinkedIn profile to “Retired,” writing, “After almost 39 years at Nintendo, I am retiring and…Read more… […]

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Nintendo Lawsuit Forces Japanese Dev To Cough Up $30 Million

In December 2017, Nintendo sued Japanese developer Colopl over patent infringements in the free-to-play mobile game Shironeko Project. According to an official statement, Colopl has agreed to pay Nintendo 3.3 billion yen ($30 million).Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Early Wiimote Designs Uncovered In Leaked Nintendo Emails

It’s been quite some time since we’ve heard anything about the so-called “Gigaleak,” a treasure trove of internal Nintendo data that proliferated online in 2020, but that changed today with the release of a new batch of leaked files. Anyone interested in Nintendo Wii Remote prototypes?Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Latest Nintendo Switch Update Adds A Helpful Space-Saving Feature

Maybe you’ve tried to download games to your Switch, you might have gotten a message due to a lack of space. Not everyone knows off the top of their head how much space they have available! I know I don’t. But in Nintendo’s latest Switch update, there’s now a helpful feature.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Latest Nintendo Switch Update Adds A Helpful Space-Saving Feature

Maybe you’ve tried to download games to your Switch, you might have gotten a message due to a lack of space. Not everyone knows off the top of their head how much space they have available! I know I don’t. But in Nintendo’s latest Switch update, there’s now a helpful feature.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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RIP Netflix On Nintendo Consoles

On June 30, Nintendo quietly pulled the plug on the Wii U and 3DS Netflix apps. Not only does this mean anybody still using these older consoles to watch Netflix are now screwed, but it also officially means that in the year 2021 there is no way to watch Netflix on a Nintendo device. This […]

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It’s 10 Years Since You First Didn’t Plan To Buy A Wii U

Cast your minds back, nostalgia fans, to those halcyon early summer days of June 2011. It was E3, back when people met together in buildings and when people still cared about E3, that Nintendo revealed the follow-up to their astonishingly popular Wii console. Yes, as Reggie Fils-Aimé took the stage, that was the very…Read more… […]

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The Nintendo Download: Color Dots Connect Color Dots

There are 39 games coming to the Nintendo Switch eShop this week. One of them is called Color Dots Connect. Another is called Connect Color Dots. They are two different versions of the same sort of puzzle game. Nintendo really needs to rein this nonsense in. Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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A Golden Wii Made For Queen Elizabeth II Is Now For Sale

Back in 2009, as part of a publicity stunt for…Big Family Games, publisher THQ commissioned the creation of a golden Nintendo Wii, and had it delivered to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Xbox Is Supporting Old Games, While Sony And Nintendo Are Leaving Them Behind

Yesterday, Microsoft made it possible to instantly stream a bunch of older Xbox 360 and original Xbox games to any device compatible with Game Pass. It’s another piece of evidence that Microsoft is taking backward compatibility very seriously this time around, and that Sony and Nintendo have fallen behind in a big way.Read more… Continue […]

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Super Smash Bros. Devotes An Entire Update To Nerfing Wii Fit Trainer

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate balance changes tend to come in waves. Whenever the developers add new content to the game, players can expect to be greeted by a handful of character adjustments across the expansive roster. But in the latest update, the decision-makers at Nintendo set their sights on just one fighter: Wii…Read more… Continue […]

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Internet Unites For Amazing Wii Shop Channel Jam Session

Composer, musician, and YouTuber Alex Moukala let loose a funky, bass-tastic remix of the Nintendo Wii theme music on Twitter yesterday and then invited other artists to do the same. The result is an impromptu jam session full of super-talented people showing their love for one of gaming’s quirkiest songs.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Mario Golf: Super Rush Swings Onto Switch June 25

One of Mario’s most satisfying side-activities makes its Switch debut on June 25 with the release of Mario Golf Super Rush.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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