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Pokemon Red and Blue development was plagued with PC issues

Pokemon Red and Blue development was plagued with PC issues

I learned from an early age how to fix my computer. Mostly because no one else around knew how to help me when my old Pentium 2 wouldn't power on. As it turns out, those same sort of skills helped save the Pokemon games from certain doom, before they ever made their debut.

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Nintendo’s next mobile game will be on a popular character

Nintendo’s next mobile game will be on a popular character

Nintendo has just revealed some new but very, very small details about its first ever mobile game, like opening up pre-registrations. Suffice it to say, fans, not to mention investors, remain unimpressed. Perhaps sensing the disturbance in the force, the Japanese gaming giant tries to offer its remaining fans, and those putting money into the company, some hope. It's next mobile game will be better. Why? Because it will involve a character that fans are already familiar with. Let the guessing games begin!

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Nintendo’s first mobile game isn’t the NES you were wishing for

Nintendo’s first mobile game isn’t the NES you were wishing for

The folks at Nintendo have finally given in to the dark side, creating a mobile app/game for iOS and Android devices. This game does not feature Mario, nor is it about any sort of Zelda-type adventure. It does not allow you to play Starfox, nor will you be jumping around in Donkey Kong country. Instead, this update will br bringing Miitomo to your mobile. You'll be running around with your Mii character, and your Mii character will give you the side eye until you buy a Nintendo machine (unofficially, of course).

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Super Mario Maker user creates a “computer” in-game

Super Mario Maker user creates a “computer” in-game

Move over Minecraft, there's a new kid in town. Well, as far as crazy and mind-blowing creations are concerned. While Super Mario Maker has indeed let a thousand creative ideas bloom, you probably wouldn't expect someone to create a computer right inside the game. A computer running inside a program running on a computer. Game-ception! Of course, given the technical and practical limitations, the "computer' is nothing more than a crude, and terribly tedious, adding machine, but still testifies to the creators genius. And patience, lots of patience.

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Nintendo offers new details, early sign-up for Miitomo mobile app

Nintendo offers new details, early sign-up for Miitomo mobile app

Little has been revealed from Nintendo at this point about Miitomo, its upcoming first smartphone app, but the company is changing that today with new details and an early registration process. As was previously expected, Miitomo will be a chat app based around Nintendo's Mii avatars, making it not so much an actual game, but another social service where users can dress up their characters and share photos.

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Nintendo is looking into VR

Nintendo is looking into VR

We already know that VR is going to be a pretty big thing on PCs. Sony is working on PlayStation VR, and Microsoft has Hololens, but what about Nintendo? The company that loves to change the game with new technologies has been strangely quiet on the VR front.

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Nintendo launches Super Mario wallpaper Maker

Nintendo launches Super Mario wallpaper Maker

Super Mario Maker has no doubt been one of the best things to come to the Wii U. Until its release, the only way you could make your own Mario levels was with a complicated emulator. Well, now the gaming giant has released a new version of the Mario Maker, though you won't be able to actually play the levels you create.

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The Internet wants Danny DeVito to voice the new Pikachu

The Internet wants Danny DeVito to voice the new Pikachu

On Tuesday, we were treated to a new look at our favorite electric-type Pokemon. Instead of running around with Ash as he tried to catch 'em all, he was solving mysteries. While that was a departure from the norm, that wasn't the strangest part of the video released by Nintendo.

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Mario Maker glitch allowed players to modify levels before playing

Mario Maker glitch allowed players to modify levels before playing

Earlier this week, Nintendo took down the servers for Mario Maker. This of course meant that you couldn't play any online courses, or upload any new ones of your own. Nintendo didn't provide any explanation, except for calling it “emergency maintenance” and later saying “adjustments have been made for a more pleasant gaming experience.” However, the real reason for it was a pretty big one.

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Nintendo NX handheld expected to launch in 2016

Nintendo NX handheld expected to launch in 2016

After many months of rumors and speculation about Nintendo's next video game system, codenamed NX, and its possible combination of both home console and portable hardware components, it is now expected that the handheld device will debut sometime this year, with official details to be revealed this summer. This news comes from the latest Wall Street Journal report, which sources an analyst from IHS Technology who mentions shipments of "flat-panel displays for game devices" for Nintendo.

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Pokken Tournament controller can’t be used by Player 1

Pokken Tournament controller can’t be used by Player 1

Last month we found out that the Pokken Tournament controller would be making its way to US shores. The good news is that it will be out in time for the game's release, and it will only cost $25. The bad news...well, the bad news just keeps stacking up.

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Pikachu turns detective on 3DS, freaks me out just a bit

Pikachu turns detective on 3DS, freaks me out just a bit

Pokemon has been around for 20 years now, and Nintendo is doing a lot to celebrate. They've got a new Limited Edition 3DS, they're re-releasing the original games, and letting you get your hands on a new mythic every month. Oh, and they're turning Pikachu into a detective.

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