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Nintendo Kid Icarus: Uprising AR cards revealed

Nintendo Kid Icarus: Uprising AR cards revealed

Nintendo has shed some light on an as-yet untapped subject for its upcoming 3DS game Kid Icarus: Uprising. The game will have a collectible trading card component to it, requiring players to go to special real-life events to get cards to unlock special content within the game. The cards will be able to be scanned into the game through the 3DS's camera and augmented reality technology.

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GameStop Donkey Kong 3D displays were bogus, store says

GameStop Donkey Kong 3D displays were bogus, store says

Even though GameStop somehow got its hands on a Donkey Kong 3D display case, the games retailer is now saying that the game doesn't exist and it should never have been put up in the store in the first place. In fact, a company employee has even been quoted as saying that the displays were essentially put up in error. It does a bit suspect, though.

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Nintendo rejects game for religious reasons, causes controversy

Nintendo rejects game for religious reasons, causes controversy

By any measure, the impending game The Binding of Isaac has a rather dark and weighty tone to it, even though the depiction is old-school and vintage in nature. That's why it got an "M" rating from the Entertainment Software Rating Board, which Nintendo usually allows on its systems, but not this one. Developer Super Meat Boy said Nintendo decided not to offer licensing for the game.

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Nintendo reveals new titles for Wii, 3DS

Nintendo reveals new titles for Wii, 3DS

Whether you're a fan of RPGs, sports games, strategy titles, or just the good old Nintendo classics, the lineup of first-party Wii and 3DS games is looking pretty packed over the next few months. In the land of things that are totally not coincidences, Nintendo made a big wave about what to expect on its systems in the near future, on the same day that Sony launched the PlayStation Vita handheld in the US.

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Could SEGA rescue Sony and Nintendo?

Could SEGA rescue Sony and Nintendo?

Sony and Nintendo have each turned to gaming stalwart SEGA to help them pad out their gaming options, resurrecting classic titles from the company's back catalog for the PS3 and 3DS. The PlayStation Plus gaming membership program now offers six Genesis titles - including Sonic 1 and Streets of Rage 2 - for free download, while Nintendo's Virtual Console for the 3DS will get its own selection of titles from SEGA's Game Gear line-up.

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Fish-with-a-face game Seaman tipped for 3DS

Fish-with-a-face game Seaman tipped for 3DS

Bizarre 1999 Dreamcast classic Seaman is set to spook a new generation of gamers on the Nintendo 3DS, according to Japanese reports, though it's unclear if Leonard Nimoy will return to the franchise. The game's return is part of Nintendo's plan to bring other classics to the 3D-capable handheld in an attempt to broaden its appeal, the Nikkei reports, with Seaman being just one of the titles apparently in consideration.

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Nintendo 3DS reportedly favored over Vita among developers

Nintendo 3DS reportedly favored over Vita among developers

There is apparently a growing trend for game developers to ditch Sony's new portable platform and invest more of their efforts in Nintendo's 3DS, which itself had been previously neglected. This is an odd turn of events from the usual market standard, where developers start with the platform that's released first and then move onto the next big thing. The Vita hasn't even launched in the US yet.

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Nintendo 3DS hack makes Nintendo Zone content available at home

Nintendo 3DS hack makes Nintendo Zone content available at home

The Nintendo Zone is a special gateway for your Nintendo 3DS if you happen to be in one of the thousands of special Wi-Fi hotspot locations that Nintendo has set up across the country. These hotspots are in Best Buy stores, airports, malls, and many other locations throughout the country and give gamers with a 3DS access to special content. Now, though, it's possible to gain access to that same set of content without leaving your house.

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Nintendo brings Pokemon to Nintendo Zone Wi-Fi

Nintendo brings Pokemon to Nintendo Zone Wi-Fi

If, like me, you have a Nintendo 3DS just collecting dust, there's a new push to take your handheld device out into the world and gain access to exclusive content. There are 29,000 so-called "Nintendo Zone" locations throughout the US and Canada. These special hotspots give dedicated content to anyone who pulls out their 3DS, ranging from videos to mini-games. These Zones haven't gotten much traction, but Nintendo hopes they will now that they've evoked the magic word: Pokemon.

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