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Super Smash Bros. hits Wii U in November, 2.8M sales so far

The Wii U version of Super Smash Bros. hammers onto retail shelves on November 21 in North America, with Europe having to wait a little longer until December 5. Nintendo is also launching its Amiibo range of compatible figurines on the same day stateside, while in Europe they'll arrive ahead of the...

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FIFA 15 holds off Mordor, Forza, Smash in this week's UK charts

FIFA 15 survived a three-way attack to score a second week as the UK No. 1, despite a 70 percent drop in sales. EA's soccer sim shimmied its way past multiplatform action-RPG Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, Xbox-only racer Forza Horizon 2 and porta-brawler Super Smash Bros 3DS, placing second,...

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Adventures of Pip secures funding for 2015 trip, hip-hip

It ain't easy being a single-pixel hero in a 32-bit world, but that hasn't stopped red block Pip or his creators at TicToc Games from pushing forward to secure the funding needed to bring his adventures to life. Thankfully, their efforts have not been in vain: the Adventures of Pip Kickstarter...

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Tell us your secret characters, new Super Smash Bros. screens

Anyone hoping to avoid spoilers regarding the character roster for Super Smash Bros. should calmly exit the internet now. Nintendo has updated the official Super Smash Bros. website with a section dedicated to secret characters, and posted a slew of screenshots showing them in action on both the...

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Shovel Knight record speedrun clocks in at under 50 minutes

Shovel Knight from Yacht Club Games only came out in June, but several individuals have already moved past being satisfied with the game's core experience and have started challenging themselves to beat it as fast as they can; individuals like BustahWuff, who earlier this week set a Shovel Knight...

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LEGO Batman 3 recruits comic book man Kevin Smith

Famous geek Kevin Smith won't have time to be chasing Amy - or any Jersey girl, really - because next month the man also known as Silent Bob will strike back at Brainiac and other DC Comics villains as he fights to save Earth in LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham. Okay, we're done with the...

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New Nintendo eShop releases: Super Smash Bros, Dracula X

It's time, once again, for Nintendo's pantheon to beat the ever-loving snot out of itself. Super Smash Bros. for 3DS headlines this week's Nintendo eShop update, arriving tomorrow with a cast of familiar favorites and eager newcomers. Smashers can currently download the game's free version 1.02...

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Sakurai: Zelda, Sheik couldn't be one Smash Bros. fighter on 3DS

Character transformations in this year's Super Smash Bros. were nixed due to Nintendo 3DS hardware limitations, director Masahiro Sakurai told Famitsu this week (via Siliconera). Previous series entries featured characters that could switch outfits mid-battle; Zelda could turn into Sheik, for...

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Skylanders Trap Team review: Broccoli Guy's unjust desert

Skylanders' success is borne of equal parts solid game design and marketing savvy. Its central conceit – buy small plastic figurines in order to summon in-game characters – is instantly appealing for kids, and its Gauntlet-styled action-RPG gameplay makes it a guilty pleasure for...

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Wii U gets organized with folders in latest update

Much like a prospective office assistant, Nintendo's Wii U can now put "good organization skills" on its resume. Thanks to a new system update this week, the console will now allow players to sort their home screen icons into folders. The Wii U menu also added a download management icon in the...

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