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Mario Kart 8 takes a turn for McDonalds Happy Meals

If you're willing to eat McDonalds in exchange for gaming-themed desk accessories, a Mario Kart 8 pack will soon reach its Happy Meal finish line. The final turn makes for a pretty long drift through, so we'll need to wait for How To Train Your Dragon 2's toy set to finish up before we can start...

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Pokemon are back in Happy Meals with new X, Y collection

Pokemon and McDonald's are joining forces again for the fast food chain's latest batch of bonus NEC - that's Non-Edible Content. Going by the McDonald's website, the next bunch of Happy Meals comes with one of 12 Pokemon X and Y toys and what looks like a card for the Trading Card Game. Each of the...

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McDonald's offers eight exclusive Skylanders toys with Happy Meals

Starting this Friday, McDonald's will bundle exclusive Skylanders Swap Force figurines with Happy Meal purchases, in the restaurant's latest ploy to keep kids occupied while they stuff their faces with Chicken McNuggets. Featured characters include Chompy, Eruptor, Free Ranger, Freeze Blade,...

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Angry Birds invade McDonalds in China

McDonalds is partnering with Rovio for a bit of corporate synergy – in China. Playing Angry Birds inside Chinese McDonalds restaurants will unlock special in-game power-ups and "hidden game modes" available exclusively in the fast-food establishment. In addition, patrons will have the...

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Pakistani Sonic Happy Meal commercial will make you believe in love again

Here's a brief list of delightful things waiting for you in the Sonic-themed Happy Meal ad posted below: The worst 3D graphics ever rendered, Tails kicking a soccer ball into his own face, and a totally nude Rouge the Bat. (If you found this post using that as a search term, then shame on you.)...

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McDonald's Japan trains employees with new DSi game

Nintendo's partnership with McDonald's in Japan has been extended to help train the restaurant chain's employees in the finer details of fast food assembly. Bloomberg visited McDonald's training center in Japan to get some hands-on time with the training simulation (video embedded after the break),...

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McDonalds offering exclusive Dragon Quest IX minigame

Following the conclusion of the Pokemon Stamp Rally, the "Mac de DS" program at McDonalds will feature a promotion that ties into the biggest DS game of the year, Dragon Quest IX. Dragon Quest: McDonalds no Tabibito-tachi (McDonalds' Travelers) is a downloadable, battle-only Dragon Quest IX...

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Time runs out for Zelda-esque chicken strip auction

One Zelda fan discovered that McDonalds had selected a very special Chicken Selects strip for him: one that bears a resemblance to the Ocarina of Time from, well, The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time. The one on the right is the chicken strip -- we know it can be hard to tell the two near-identical...

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Rumor: McDonalds reveals Pokemon Mystery Dungeon on WiiWare

According to what has been identified as a pamphlet from a McDonalds location in Japan, Nintendo is preparing to launch three new Pokemon Mystery Dungeon games -- on WiiWare. A detail from the pamphlet shows an announcement of the WiiWare release of the three games, along with logos for Mystery...

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McDonalds/Nintendo partnership goes nationwide in Japan with new services

Last year, Nintendo and McDonald's introduced the "Nintendo Spot" service, through which special downloadable content and Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection access was made available at a few Tokyo-area McDonalds locations. This week, Nintendo and McDonalds announced that they will offer the service...

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