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Miitomo: Nintendo’s first mobile is Tomodachi Life for phones

Miitomo: Nintendo’s first mobile is Tomodachi Life for phones

Nintendo has finally taken off the covers for what is its first ever official smartphone game. Given the historical significance of this game, one would expect it to be big, sensational, and splash-worthy. You'd be disappointed though, to learn that Miitomo, as the game is being called, is practically Tomodachi Life Online. As the name suggests, it will revolve around Nintendo's now iconic Mii avatars, allowing players to interact with other Miis in real time, thanks to the magic of the Internet.

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Nintendo Miiverse has ‘big changes’ inbound

Nintendo Miiverse has ‘big changes’ inbound

Nintendo has revealed some upcoming ‘big’ changes for Miiverse, with new features being inbound as part of a redesign that will improve one’s ability to talk about the titles they’re playing. Included among all this will be a new look for different aspects of Miiverse, with items being broken down by category and those categories are getting a new look. Discussions, Drawings, and Journal entries will all have their own sections, and some other current features will be going away as a result.

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Smash Bros Mii gameplay trailer shows how you’ll do battle

Smash Bros Mii gameplay trailer shows how you’ll do battle

This week Nintendo is aiming to up the anti with their Super Smash Bros. next generation release, starting with Smash Bros Mii characters. This means you’ll be able to create your own Mii character to play in Smash Bros. - for now just inside Wii U.

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Nintendo Wii U Miiverse smartphone support incoming

Nintendo Wii U Miiverse smartphone support incoming

During this morning's Nintendo Direct web broadcast, the company announced a slew of new features that are coming to their newest console, the Wii U. We already know that a "Virtual Console" is on its way, as well as some speed boosts to the console to remedy game-loading times. However, the company also announced new developments coming to the Miiverse.

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Nintendo Miiverse will not connect to other social networks

Nintendo Miiverse will not connect to other social networks

If you were expecting to have any sort of integration with your Wii U online social experience and your existing social networks, get that idea out of your head right now. If you weren't expecting it but now you think it would be a good idea, then, well, we're sorry but that is something that will not happen. Nintendo has confirmed that Miiverse will be completely devoid of integration with third-party platforms.

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