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Happy 23rd Birthday, Sonic the Hedgehog!

Sonic the Hedgehog blurred into living-rooms 23 years ago, today! He was Sega’s answer to Mario, and Sonic’s debut saved Genesis from failure, hence leading to the most iconic video game “war”, The 16-Bit Wars. Happy Birthday, Sonic! You’ve hardly aged a day, … Continue reading

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A Smashing Letter of Ideas you Secretly Want.

The beauty of the Super Smash Bros. series is diversity. It’s not a fighting series limited to one-on-one confrontations. Matter of fact, the series likens closely to wrestling, significantly more than it does to Street Fighter, Tekken, and other fighting series. With … Continue reading

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Gamecube Lives! Wii U Adapter Announced.

The Nintendo Gamecube controller lives on. Presumably it was brought back to be played with Super Smash Bros. for Wii U. What other games it will work with, if any is presently unknown, as it was only briefly revealed at … Continue reading

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The Super Smash Bros. Smash Fest Details Revealed!

Tuesday, June 10, 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM EST, live via Twitch, from Nokia Theatre L.A. in Los Angeles, California, the world’s most renown Super Smash Bros. players will duke it out for supremacy in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, … Continue reading

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Playstation’s E3 Conference coming to a Theater Near You!

Monday, June 9 at 8:30 PM ET, for no cost to attendees, fans can watch Playstation’s E3 conference live on the big screen with fellow fans, emulating the E3 Press Conference experience. Space is limited, however, and the number of participating … Continue reading

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Best Buy Locations and Times for Smash Bros. demos

Best Buy is your best bet to play Super Smash Bros. for Wii U early, come Wednesday, June 11 from 4 p.m.–9 p.m. and Saturday, June 14 from Noon–5 p.m. Participants will play the same four-player demo individuals will get to play … Continue reading

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GameSpy shares Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection stories

During an IGN Nintendo podcast, a former employee of GameSpy (the company responsible for online gaming for the Nintendo DS and Wii), Todd Northcutt, discussed dealings, troubles, and fun-facts between GameSpy and Nintendo. Listen to the podcast to learn all about it, … Continue reading

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Electronic Arts to develop original Star Wars games for 10 years

Electronic Arts (EA), responsible for Madden, FIFA, The Sims, Battlefield, and many other franchise, has the exclusive right to develop Star Wars games for the next decade. None of the new Star Wars titles by EA will be directly tied … Continue reading

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Man arrested, threatening to Kill Nintendo Executives

The names of the Nintendo executives, a man, 25, planned to kill have not been released to the public. He has been arrested, and admitted to the act. The threats were executed on Nintendo’s main website. One of the alleged … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Nintendo Co., Ltd.

60 years ago, Nintendo Co., Ltd. (NCL) was formed and made into a publicly traded company. Nintendo itself though is significantly older, having been birthed Sept. 23, 1889, 124 years ago. Happy Birthday, NCL, and many more! Click for source.

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Happy 1st Year Anniversary, Wii U!

A year ago, Wii U launched in North America. We will have articles relating to this soon, but for now, once more, happy anniversary, Wii U.

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Nintendo eShop Balance to be Shared between 3DS and Wii U

In an upcoming update this Dec., the specific date unknown, if you own a Nintendo 3DS and Wii U, you will be allowed to sync them up and share finances between the two systems. Instead of the present system, where … Continue reading

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Youtube Comes to 3DS, and Will Update on Wii U

Nintendo 3DS will receive Youtube functionality this Dec., the specific date unknown, in the upcoming firmware update. Users will be allowed to watch a video on the top screen, and search for another video on the bottom simultaneously. This functionality … Continue reading

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Nintendo 3DS to get Miiverse in December

In an upcoming update this Dec., the specific date unknown, Nintendo 3DS will gain Miiverse support. Miiverse is an online message board functionality first introduced with the Nintendo Wii U. It allows people to converse with one another about their … Continue reading

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Red vs. Blue Season 11, Now Available

It is available for pick-up on the RoosterTeeth website or for local pick-up at Wal-Mart. Red vs. Blue is a machinima series created by Rooster Teeth Productions, born from the Halo 1 and subsequent engines. It loves witty jokes, and deep … Continue reading

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Nintendo Direct Incoming: 3DS Focused

Tune into this link, Nov. 13 at 8 a.m. Pacific, 9 a.m. Mountain, 10 a.m. Central, 11 a.m. Eastern. Nintendo Direct is a video feature Nintendo runs almost every month to update their fans of known or previously unknown titles … Continue reading

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Pokemon X/Y’s Soundtrack is up for Purchase

If you enjoyed Pokemon X/Y’s soundtrack for gym battles or a particular city’s theme, you can purchase those tracks in iTunes for $0.99 each, or all 212 tracks for $9.99. 

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The Necessary Balance of Story and Video Games

Video games are interactive experiences, and story elements are part of the video game experience in both minor and major ways. Now, if major, pushing, central-focused, interesting story elements were suddenly cut or drawn back from equation, would people still … Continue reading

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Fun is All Around, It’s Just a Matter of Realizing It

It’s possible to have fun in more ways than you may presently think you can have fun in, it’s just a matter of getting you to realize that. Consider the above picture as you read on. Playing games is one … Continue reading

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It’s Disheartening to hear of the Industry’s Main Base

Your smile has dipped to a slight frown, and your insides have flipped, because someone who said he or she is really into video games, listed off the only games they play as Call of Duty, Halo, Guitar Hero, Madden, … Continue reading

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