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Nintendo posts $97M quarterly loss, despite Mario Kart 8 racing off shelves

Mario Kart 8 enjoyed a great attach rate with shipments of 2.82 million by the end of June, but the vast majority of its success can be attributed to existing Wii U owners and not new buyers. Nintendo shipped 510,000 units of its home console across April to June, a quarter in which the company end...

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Best Buy offers buy one, get one free on Pokemon, Zelda, more

Those looking to catch 'em all might want to head down to and/or log on to Best Buy this week, as the store's current promotions include a buy one, get one free deal on select Nintendo 3DS games, including Pokemon X / Y. Of course, if you're less about monster wranglin' and more about helping manag...

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Kirby: Triple Deluxe mini-games transform into standalones in Japan

Nintendo is releasing two Kirby: Triple Deluxe mini-games as standalone downloadables in Japan, including the Smash Bros-like Kirby Fighters Z. The eShop sucks in the multiplayer fighter along with rhythm platformer DeDeDe's Drum Dash on July 23, priced 750 yen each (around $7.38.) It's not known i...

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UK Charts: FIFA 14 back in the lead, Minecraft PS3 debuts 3rd

FIFA 14 is the most successful FIFA yet in terms of the UK charts, having now held the No. 1 spot for a series-leading 12 weeks. It scraped over the line too, after beating Titanfall by a few hundred sales according to sales-compiler Chart Track. If you think that's a bit too much dominance, the...

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Joystiq Weekly: Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, Child Of Light, Xbox Originals and more

Welcome to Joystiq Weekly, a "too long; didn't read" of each week's biggest stories, reviews and original content. Each category's top story is introduced with a reactionary gif, because moving pictures aren't just for The Daily Prophet. We'll be able to get a social-oriented sci-fi fix in Destin...

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This is why Kirby looks angry on US box art

Promotional art in the United States featuring Kirby has always had an angry tilt, while the character is nothing but lovable pink puffball smiles in his native Japan. According to Kirby: Triple Deluxe director Shinya Kumazaki, a "strong, tough Kirby that's really battling hard is a more appealing ...

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Kirby: Triple Deluxe review: Maximum pink

Kirby's an adventurous little guy, taking frequent breaks from his side-scrolling roots to explore other genres, often to great success. His experimental efforts, like Kirby: Canvas Curse and the recent Kirby Mass Attack, have informed subsequent games in the series, and even his traditional platfo...

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Europe gets pink-and-white 2DS alongside Kirby: Triple Deluxe in May

Pink is clearly the color du jour for the 2DS, after Nintendo unveiled a new pink-and-white livery that's launching alongside Kirby: Triple Deluxe on May 16. Europe's pastel portable looks a bit like an inverted version of the peach-pink 2DS heading to North America. As the box art shows, the 2D...

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Kirby: Triple Deluxe rolls to North America on May 2

Kirby: Triple Deluxe will launch on May 2 in North America, Nintendo announced during today's Nintendo Direct livestream. The game was first announced in October 2013, and arrived in Japan in January. [Image: Nintendo]...

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Kirby: Triple Deluxe includes Kirby Fighters, Dedede's Drum Dash modes

Kirby: Triple Deluxe, the pink puffball's upcoming 3DS game, features a Super Smash Bros.-like mulitplayer mode, as well as a rhythm platforming mode starring King Dedede. Nintendo boss Satoru Iwata revealed the modes in this morning's Direct broadcast, but didn't offer a western release date, and ...

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