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Nintendo Direct returns this week

Nintendo is holding its first Direct broadcast since the passing of previous president Satoru Iwata this Thursday (November 12th). The publisher revealed this via Twitter. The Nintendo UK and Nintendo of Europe Twitter accounts (below) indicate that European boss Satoru Shibata will be hosting the broadcast. It’s not clear whether …

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Amiibo Tap: Nintendo’s Greatest Bits announced for Wii U

Amiibo-based Wii U app Amiibo Tap: Nintendo’s Greatest Bits will launch later this spring, Nintendo has announced. Company president and CEO Satoru Iwata revealed the upcoming free download on this week’s Nintendo Direct presentation. The game will allow players to tap their amiibo action figures onto their Wii U GamePads …

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NINTENDO DIRECT: New 3DS dated, Majora’s Mask hardware announced, digital Wii games coming to Wii U

The rumours about New 3DS were correct – the machine will launch in the US and UK on February 13th. The console will arrive in both New 3DS and New 3DS XL flavours, and in two colours – red and black. Also arriving on the same day are The Legend …

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Xenoblade Chronicles coming exclusively to the ‘new 3DS’

Nintendo has just announced a game that will only work on the ‘New 3DS’. Xenoblade Chronicles, a port of the Wii game for 3DS, will make use of the console’s improved CPU. It’s not unusual for Nintendo to try and build games that only work on ‘revised’ hardware. I recall …

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Players to receive Smash Bros Soundtrack for registering the game

Fans who register both the 3DS and Wii U versions of Super Smash Bros on Club Nintendo will be rewarded with the title’s soundtrack. Super Smash Bros for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U Premium Sound Selection packages together songs taken from – or inspired by – songs from the games. …

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Nintendo unveils new 3DS and 3DS XL

Nintendo has revealed a new design for its handheld 3DS and 3DS XL consoles during its latest Nintendo Direct announcement. The ‘New Nintendo 3DS’ and ‘New Nintendo 3DS XL’ both feature coloured face buttons, as well as a new camera control nub above the face buttons. ZR and LR buttons, …

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VIDEO: No Nintendo E3 press conference, will air a Direct-style video instead

Nintendo will for the second year running not hold a press conference at E3. Instead, it will air an E3 video news broadcast that will further detail about the gaming experiences on the way for Nintendo platforms in 2014 and beyond”. The video will go out at 5pm UK time …

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Super Smash Bros the lone focus of this week’s Nintendo Direct

This week’s Nintendo Direct event will focus entirely on detailing the upcoming Super Smash Bros title for Wii U and 3DS, Nintendo has announced. The company will roll out new info on Project Sora and Bandai Namco’s take on the popular franchise this Tuesday, April 8th. Hopefully included in that …

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VIDEO: Wii Sports Club adds golf minigame

Nintendo’s Wii Sports Club will add golf to its roster at some point today, the firm has announced. The news came via the info bonanza that was today’s Nintendo Direct conference, with the company specifically stating the game will begin distributing online later in the day. The new addition to …

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Pokemon Bank and Transporter 3DS apps arrive this month

The Pokemon Bank and Pokemon Transporter apps will arrive on 3DS later this month, Nintendo has announced. The company revealed new details on the apps as part of today’s Nintendo Direct conference, including word that the both apps will launch through the 3DS eShop on December 27th. The Pokemon Bank …

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