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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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Nintendo NX leaked to support 900p/60fps native, 4K streaming

Nintendo NX leaked to support 900p/60fps native, 4K streaming

It's going to take a while before Nintendo finally reveals its new NX gaming console, which could make or break its place in the gaming industry once and for all. That means, of course, that there is plenty of time to hear about both good things and disappointing speculation. For the former, a leaked survey seems to hint that the NX would be at least comparable with its current gen rivals from Sony and Microsoft. But like any platform, it will be the content that takes advantage of the hardware that will be the key to the Nintendo NX's success.

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Twilight Princess HD trailer confirms amiibo functionality

Twilight Princess HD trailer confirms amiibo functionality

There's been a lot of information flying around about the changes coming to Zelda's Twilight Princess HD release for the Wii U. Specifically, there has been talk about a new dungeon, and amiibo capabilities. Well an official trailer released by Nintendo should clear things up considerably.

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Nintendo NX rumored to ‘work with’ PC and PS4

Nintendo NX rumored to ‘work with’ PC and PS4

Despite the fact that we've known about the Nintendo NX for quite some time, we actually know very little about it. We know that the company is partnering with DeNA for it, and that it may be some sort of mobile/console hybrid. And today's discovery presents us with more questions than it answers.

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In Twilight Princess, amiibo can help or harm your journey

In Twilight Princess, amiibo can help or harm your journey

Last week we learned that Twilight Princess will have an entirely new dungeon added to it in the Wii U version. And what's more, that dungeon will be locked behind the Wolf Link amiibo. But it turns out that other amiibo will be used in a more interesting way.

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