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A look at Club Nintendo exclusive Mario-themed 3DS systems

The European Club Nintendo recently held a raffle where you could win one of the limited edition Mario, Princess Peach & Toad Nintendo 3DS


The Hardest Mario Level ever!

My girlfriend found this little gem of a video and it gave me a pretty good laugh. A bit of warning, the language of the commentary me offend you… but it will crack you up


Nintendo Switch v11.0.0 firmware now available

Nintendo has released a new firmware for the Switch adding a quick shortcut to Nintendo Switch Online from the home menu and an easy way to send screenshots from your console to your mobile


Nintendo’s 2020 Summer Sale is up

Nintendo’s US eShop is holding it’s annual Summer Sale with popular titles like Super Mario Party at 50%


New Club Nintendo rewards for US announced

Nintendo of America has announced a new set of rewards for Club Nintendo members who aim for Gold and Platinum statuses. This time around there’s two Wii Shop games:  Zoda’s revenge: Star Tropics II and Pilot Wings


Wii U Deluxe Bundle gets $50 price drop; effective September 20

Well ahead the release of rival consoles, Nintendo is setting up the stage to make the Wii U a much more attractive purchase.  Starting September 20, the Deluxe Edition Wii U bundle will drop price


Nintendo announces Black 3DS XL for North America

Despite being one of the basic and staple console colors for consoles and gadgets, the black Nintendo 3DS XL is just set to arrive for North America. The new color for the 3DS XL is


Famitsu reveals the Best-Selling Games of 2013 for Japan

We’re past the halfway into the year and Famistu has revealed the top selling games of 2013 for Japan.  The list covers games between December 31, 2012 and June 30, 2013. Here’s the top 25 games: [3DS]


New Club Nintendo 2013 rewards include posters and games

With the reset of the Club Nintendo points, gamers have new rewards to look forward to in attaining the Elite status for Gold and Platinum members. Here’s the full list of Gold and Platinum rewards


Nintendo teases Virtual Console launch lineup for the Wii U

Fresh off it’s Facebook page, Nintendo has revealed several upcoming titles set to launch for the Virtual Console on the Wii U. The current list of titles are as follows: Balloon Fight Donkey Kong Jr. Excitebike Ice Climber Kirby’s Adventure Punch


Nintendo Direct confirms new Zelda, Pikmin, SMT4 and a whole lot more

Last night’s Nintendo Direct was a bomb.  I’m pretty sure my wallet wept for this as the multitude of upcoming titles.  The episode is embedded below is for your viewing pleasure: Below is the gist


Expect hot new game titles for the Nintendo 3DS & 3DS XL

Nintendo has been the undisputed king of handheld gaming ever since the release of the original Gameboy in 1990. Their last console, the Nintendo DS, was their most popular yet. British gamers quickly fell


Nintendo announces Wii U launch titles

As it readies for the November launch of the Wii U, Nintendo has announced it’s list of launch titles for it’s upcoming console. Do note that the list includes games targeting the “launch window” between November


Wii U set to hit stores this Christmas season

Nintendo’s much awaited foray into the HD console business finally has a release date. Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime has announced that the Wii U will launch in the United States on Sunday, November


Nintendo reveals Nintendo Network

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has unveiled the first few details about the Nintendo Network, an upcoming online service that will compliment the Wii U in the same manner as Xbox Live and PSN. Iwata’s statement


Sony finds 3DS sales encouraging

While the Vita has had less than stellar sales after launching, Sony maintains a positive outlook thanks to the sales of it’s competitor, the Nintendo 3DS. SCEE president and CEO Jim Ryan says that “One of


Monster Hunter 3G hits 1 Million sales

Released just under a month ago, Monster Hunter 3G has just surpassed the 1 million sales milestone. According to the numbers posted by Andriasang from Media Create, Monster Hunter 3G has sold a total of 1,083,853


PlayStation Vita Third Week Japanese sales drop to 42,000

It looks like the hype from the PlayStation Vita‘s launch has dimmed down while the Nintendo 3DS continues to reign on top.  Either Sony’s marketing team is still on vacation or the launch of


Nintendo NES classics now available on eShop

Previously available only to 3DS Ambassadors, NES classic games will pouring into the Japanese eShop for everyone else to


3DS sells over four million in Japan

3DS sells over four million in Japan

Nintendo can now pat itself in the back as the Nintendo 3DS has officially surpassed four million units sold mark in it’s Japanese sales. While the price drop of the 3DS can be attributed to


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