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Duck Hunt tracking down Wii U Virtual Console

Following a trailer for the Wii U version of Super Smash Bros. that showed the infamous chuckling dog from Duck Hunt in action (seen above), today's Nintendo Direct livestream revealed that the classic lightgun game is also on the way to the Wii U Virtual Console. Given that it made its debut in...

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Pikmin 3 demo out now; Pikmin Short Movies on 3DS, Wii U

A demo for Pikmin 3 is live on Wii U today, and a collection of Shigeru Miyamoto's animated Pikmin Short Movies is available on both 3DS and Wii U for $5. The 3DS version of Pikmin Short Movies is in 3D, while the Wii U version is HD, and both editions are available in Europe today as well. These i...

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All Amiibo figures compatible with Hyrule Warriors

Nintendo revealed that all of its upcoming Amiibo figures are compatible with the Wii U brawler Hyrule Warriors, giving them added features beyond their previously announced Super Smash Bros. for Wii U functionality. Hyrule Warriors players who scan the Link Amiibo will receive the Spinner, a we...

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Shovel Knight unearthed on Euro eShop today

The famed 8-bit blue hero is finally heading to the Nintendo eShop in Europe. No, not Mega Man, but Shovel Knight! The retro-inspired gem arrives today in the European eShop, as it was suddenly announced during Nintendo Direct. As an apology of sorts for European players having to wait so long, tho...

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Kirby and the Rainbow Curse adds Amiibo support, arrives Feb. 2015

Nintendo has announced an official title for Kirby's next adventure: Kirby and the Rainbow Curse. During a Nintendo Direct event today, Nintendo's Bill Trinen revealed the game will feature four-player multiplayer. Like in the single-player, player one will indirectly control Kirby's progress by...

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Ultimate NES Remix includes Famicom Remix, Speed Mario Bros. modes

Nintendo announced additional features it has planned for the upcoming Ultimate NES Remix for the Nintendo 3DS, including a super-speed take on Super Mario Bros. Ultimate NES Remix includes a new "Famicom Remix" mode that features challenges previously exclusive to the Japanese versions of NES R...

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The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask 3D arrives in spring 2015

The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask will get a re-release in spring 2015 for Nintendo 3DS and 2DS, Nintendo announced today during a Nintendo Direct livestream. The game's predecessor, Ocarina of Time, got its own 3DS remake in 2011. First launching in 2000 for Nintendo 64, a Majora's Mask remake...

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Luigi death stare at today's Nintendo Direct right here

It's nearly been a year since The Year of Luigi - never forget. Annnnnywaaaay, it's Nintendo Direct time, everybody! This particular menagerie of Mario and friends will deal with "upcoming games for 3DS and Wii U," which means it could cover just about anything, everything and nothing. The Ne...

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It's that Nintendo Direct time again, broadcasting tomorrow

Nintendo will peel the proverbial banana that is its line-up of upcoming games in a new Direct streaming tomorrow, November 5. The Nintendo of America broadcast will provide "updates about upcoming games for 3DS and Wii U," and it's set to go out at 2PM PT/5PM ET. As ever, Nintendo's European an...

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Up to 8 players brawl in Super Smash Bros. Wii U

According to today's Nintendo Direct stream, when Super Smash Bros. hits the Wii U it will boast "the highest quality visuals" the series has ever seen running at 1080p resolution and 60 frames per second. That's a good thing too, as you'll need those extra pixels to contain the game's simultaneous...

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