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Kickstarted Yooka-Laylee Launches in April Without Promised Wii U Version

Yooka-Laylee, a colorful platformer in the style of Banjo-Kazooie, has just confirmed to their Kickstarter backers in an FAQ that there will no longer be a Wii U version of the game. The Playtonic Games team, many of whom…

iconThe Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Japanese Trailers

This Japanese trailer posted in advance of the Nintendo Switch announcement reveals new gameplay for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. A second Japanese trailer showcases the game’s weather and day-and-night cycle.

iconAffordable Space Adventures Postmortem

This GDC Europe 2016 postmortem by Dajana Dimovska of Knapnok Games focuses on the choices and partnerships that enabled a tiny Nordic studio to create the critically acclaimed Wii U title Affordable Space Adventures.

iconThe Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Official Cooking Trailer

Link makes some hearty steamed mushrooms and then cooks up a dubious meal.
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Why Nintendo’s Decision to Reject a Zelda Heroine is Especially Disappointing

As a woman who loves games, who spends much of her time writing about them, and who would see them become the best they can be, I’m no stranger to disappointment. Yet when Nintendo decided that the protagonist of…

iconThe Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild E3 2016 Trailer

Step into a world of discovery, exploration and adventure in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, a boundary-breaking new game in the acclaimed series. Travel across fields, through forests and to mountain peaks as you discover what…
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Reviews Roundup: Twilight Princess HD

In this remastered version of the thirteenth installment in The Legend of Zelda series, a dark force, shrouded in twilight, has invaded the vast land of Hyrule. To restore light to the world, team up with the mysterious creature Midna and…
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Mighty No. 9 Delayed Again, Thanks to Networking Bugs

Mighty No. 9 has been delayed for the third time, according to a new blog post by the series creator Keiji Inafune. It now has an estimated release date of Spring 2016. The game is intended to be a spiritual successor to the Mega…
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How Amiibos Will Work in Twilight Princess HD [Updated]

The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD is coming to Wii U in just 44 days (but who’s counting) and now we have more details on what that cool Wolf Link/Midna amiibo (and other Zelda-themed figures) will do in…
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You Don’t Have to Be The Chosen One: What We Can Learn From Lissa in…

“We’ll see who’s delicate! I may not be able to attack like Chrom, but when you get injured? I’LL be the one stitching your bones back together, care of my trusty staff.”             -Lissa, Fire Emblem: Awakening I have…
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Chandelure Revealed As New Pokkén Fighter

Earlier this week we got three new Pokémon for Pokkén Tournament, with the promise of a fourth reveal today. The character is, drumroll…Chandelure, a Ghost/Fire type Pokémon. Chandelure is an unusual choice for a fighting game, since it doesn’t…
Princess Daisy

Princess Daisy Is Coming to Super Mario Maker

Tomorrow, Princess Daisy will be making her debut in Super Mario Maker. Now when level builders drop a Mystery Mushroom into their courses, there’s a chance it will transform the level’s players into the brunette princess. Daisy is the second…
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Pokkén Tournament Adding New Fighters

Pokkén Tournament is adding three more fighters to its roster. Mewtwo, Braixen, and Garchomp are all coming as playable characters to the Wii U port of the arcade game. Another fighter will be revealed on Friday, according to Pokkén…
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PlayStation Is Number One, and Other Pornhub Stats

Pornhub has released its annual analytics breakdown for 2015, and as usual it’s incredibly fascinating. The Year In Review presents a bunch of Pornhub demographic data in slick infographic form. Once again, they take a look at Pornhub’s traffic sources–including…
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New Report Hints NX Will Be Revealed in Spring, Ship in Fall

A stock market blog focused on Asia has posted a new report suggesting that not only will we get our first look at the NX concept in just a few months, but that the console will begin sales by…
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iconTengami: The Art of a Folding World

Tengami is an atmospheric adventure game that takes place inside an authentically folding pop-up book world. In this GDC 2015 talk from co-creator Jennifer Schneidereit, you get an inside look at the tools the team developed to create realistically folding…
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Nintendo Announces 2015 Fan Favorites For Each Console

Nintendo has shared the Miiverse fan community’s favorite games for 2015. The top three games for each console were voted on by Miiverse users via hashtag, and players were asked to go into detail about why they chose the game…
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Super Mario Maker Is Getting a Big Update

Nintendo just announced a big update for Super Mario Maker, the popular Wii U game that allows people to make their own 2D Super Mario courses. The update will bring a new tool called the Super Mario Maker Bookmark;…
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Cloud and Bayonetta Amiibos Coming in 2016

Today’s Nintendo Direct wrapped up by confirming several new amiibo figures. On the list: Cloud (FFVII), Bayonetta, Corrin (Fire Emblem Fates), R.O.B., Roy (Fire Emblem), and Ryu (Street Fighter). Those last three all have a release date of March 18,…
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Bayonetta and Corrin Coming to Super Smash Bros.

During today’s Nintendo Direct, we learned the identities of the final two characters in this generation of Super Smash Bros.: Corrin (from Fire Emblem Fates) and Bayonetta. Both fighters are set to come out in February of 2016. Fire Emblem…

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