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Guide Captain Olimar through new Pikmin 3 DLC in December

Pikmin 3 will receive a new set of stages on December 2, Nintendo announced today during a Nintendo Direct livestream. Unlike previous pieces of downloadable content for the game, the third round of content will be entirely new stages as opposed to new spins on previously-released levels. The...

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Upcoming Nintendo 3DS, Wii U system update will combine eShop account balances [Update]

As part of a system update set for release next month in North America and Europe, Nintendo announced that users will be able to share account balances between the Nintendo 3DS and Wii U using a unified Nintendo Network ID. Nintendo revealed that players will have the option of combining funds...

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YouTube comes to 3DS soon

3DS is getting a YouTube app in Europe and North America soon, Nintendo announced during its Nintendo Direct streams today. Nintendo America noted the app should hit 3DS "later this month." The Wii U YouTube app will be updated as well....

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Watch today's Nintendo Direct on upcoming 3DS games right here [update: all over!]

Update: It's over! Fret not, gentle reader, because you can watch replays of the North American and European livestreams here on this post. Also, we have all those lovely news morsels for you to digest right here. Blah blah PlayStation 4 blah Xbox One blah. Yes, there may be some new consoles...

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Nintendo Direct tomorrow on previously announced 3DS games [update]

It's another Direct week, with Nintendo of America hosting a broadcast on previously announced 3DS games due by early 2014. The livestream is due tomorrow, November 13, at 8AM PT/11AM ET. There's no word from The Big N's Japanese or European branches about a simultaneous broadcast as yet, but...

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3DS StreetPass relay points upgraded, content distribution events planned

Nintendo's 3DS StreetPass relay point functionality will soon be improved, allowing players to access data at Nintendo Zone locations from more 3DS owners at once, Nintendo announced during today's Nintendo Direct presentation. "Starting in a few days," players that pass through Nintendo Zone...

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Zelda: A Link Between Worlds dungeons can be played in any order [update]

Update: The Japanese Nintendo Direct presentation revealed a December 26 release date for A Link Between Worlds in Japan. During the latest Nintendo Direct presentation, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata revealed that The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds will arrive on 3DS on November 22 in...

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New Kirby game announced for 3DS

This morning's Nintendo Direct revealed that pink puffball Kirby is coming to 3DS in a new adventure, due sometime next year. The stream revealed it to be a 2D platformer, with familiar Kirby powers in attendance alongside the ability to jump between a front and back plane, but beyond that...

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Pikmin 3 getting paid DLC [Update: First pack is $1.99]

Pikmin 3 will receive paid DLC, Nintendo President Satoru Iwata announced during today's Nintendo Direct presentation. After downloading an update made available after the presentation, players will be able to access additional single player missions, the first round of DLC being more "Collect...

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Sonic spins onto new Super Smash Bros

Today's Nintendo Direct revealed the second third-party character confirmed for Super Smash Bros. is a returning one: Sonic the Hedgehog. Sega's spiky mascot, who made his debut in the previous entry, joins Capcom's Mega Man and the 15 other combatants so far announced for the new 3DS and Wii U...

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