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Fi cuts through hundreds in latest Hyrule Warriors trailer

First introduced in The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword, Fi is the latest character torn from Nintendo's verdant fields to appear in Koei Tecmo's musou beat' em up, Hyrule Warriors. Though Fi is technically not a person - Fi is actually the living embodiment of the Goddess Sword - she has no...

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Binding of Isaac may still survive on Nintendo 3DS

Nintendo 3DS owners may yet help a kid survive his mom's attempt at ritual sacrifice, Legend of Zelda-style. Binding of Isaac creator Edmund McMillen gave Nintendo portable players new hope in a Sunday post to Tumblr. "Has Isaac on the 3DS definitively fallen off the monkey train of possibility?"...

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Captain Falcon joins Fire Emblem: Awakening heroes in Super Smash Bros.

No need to worry about percentages, this news is 100% true: Nintendo's just revealed Lucina and Robin from Fire Emblem: Awakening are in the Super Smash Bros. roster, along with the familiar returning face of good ol' Captain Falcon. If you're wondering who Robin is, that's the default name...

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Watch Dogs bites back at Sniper Elite 3 in this week's UK charts

Watch Dogs wins the latest round of musical chairs in this week's UK charts, ending Sniper Elite 3's two-week tenure at No. 1. The open-world gruff man sim makes it four weeks in total at the top, and Ubisoft says it's shipped 8 million copies since the game's May launch. With not one new...

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Sega's plans for Wii U Virtual Console are non-existent

The age-old rivalry between Sega and Nintendo may be all but over, but that doesn't mean the two companies are sharing everything with each other. Case in point: the distinct lack of Sega games on the Wii U Virtual Console. Case in sad point: that situation may not change anytime soon, if ever. ...

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Joystiq Discussion: Should consoles have early access games?

The age of early access is upon us! No longer the domain of PCs, the alpha build is becoming a central tenet of the modern game industry, even on consoles. "We have a global strike team, plus an SCEA strike team, who are in charge of trying to figure out how to look at what's happening with early...

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Mario dons the stars and stripes for Smash Bros. alternate

Though Mario now spends his days jumping on turtles and racing go-karts throughout the Mushroom Kingdom, he's a boy from Brooklyn, and this latest Super Smash Bros. costume demonstrates his patriotic spirit. Unveiled by the Japanese Super Smash Bros. Twitter account, the above costume is a...

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New Nintendo eShop releases: One Piece Unlimited World Red, Bases Loaded

Just five new releases on the eShop in North America this week, and ... nope, not one of them is Pokemon Trading Card Game. Sorry, Poke-trainers, the 3DS Virtual Console port of the Game Boy Color classic is staying in Europe for now, it seems. So, what's on the menu? Well, One Piece Unlimited...

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Paper Mario, Kid Icarus 3D now available as Club Nintendo rewards

Club Nintendo has added a new set of downloadable games to its rotating lineup, allowing members to redeem their collected Coins for copies of Paper Mario, 3D Classics Kid Icarus, and other featured offerings. July's Club Nintendo games include the remade NES platformer 3D Classics Kid Icarus...

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Mighty No. 9 seeking $100K more to add Japanese voice acting

Comcept revealed additional stretch goals for Mighty No. 9 a few short days ago, giving fans the opportunity to bolster the game's development with funding via PayPal on its official site. The $100,000 stretch goal was introduced to fund English voice acting for the game, which the original game's...

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