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Nintendo will ban your Mario Maker levels if they’re not up to snuff

Nintendo will ban your Mario Maker levels if they’re not up to snuff

Imagine pouring hours into a labor of love, a creation all your own that you want to share with the world. Then imagine that one day that creation was destroyed, and save from recreating it from scratch, it would be gone forever. That's exactly the feeling that some Mario Maker creators are experiencing.

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8Bitdo Retro Cube Speaker is inspired by NES controller

8Bitdo Retro Cube Speaker is inspired by NES controller

After you’ve owned a few, most wireless speakers start to look alike. The particulars — color, shape — may vary a bit, but overall the designs are very similar. That’s not the case with 8Bitdo’s new Retro Cube Speaker, a small wireless speaker with a design inspired by the original NES controller. Rather than featuring a touch panel or ordinary buttons, the speaker has a useable directional pad on the top.

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Pokken Tournament gets an official release date

Pokken Tournament gets an official release date

Have you ever wanted to play a game where you could fight Pokemon? No, I'm not talking about tossing your Pokeball out, and selecting some attacks. I'm talking about playing as your favorite pocket monster, and beating on someone else's creature of choice. If this has ever been your dream, then you're in for a treat this spring.

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Twilight Princess HD gets a new dungeon, but it’s locked behind an Amiibo

Twilight Princess HD gets a new dungeon, but it’s locked behind an Amiibo

If you've been looking for an excuse to replay the Gamecube/Wii classic Twilight Princess, you're in luck. Soon, you'll be able to pick up a remastered version of the game, which includes a brand new dungeon. Unfortunately, you'll have to pay extra for that previously unreleased content.

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Here’s your Mythical Pokemon release schedule for the game’s 20th anniversary

Here’s your Mythical Pokemon release schedule for the game’s 20th anniversary

When your highly-successful franchise hits a big milestone, you have to celebrate. Especially when people are still buying and playing your games in droves. Yesterday we showed you the new Special Edition Pokemon 3DS, which will be released next month. But Nintendo has gifts coming for everyone, once a month, through the end of the year. And we've got the schedule.

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Nintendo to release a special Pokemon Edition 3DS

Nintendo to release a special Pokemon Edition 3DS

It's hard to imagine a world where Pokemon doesn't exist. But 20 years ago, we were all living in that world. Pokemon made its debut on February 27, 1996. With such a big anniversary, Nintendo has a few surprises up their sleeve for everyone.

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Control 8 characters with this Smash Bros. glitch

Control 8 characters with this Smash Bros. glitch

Smash Bros. is a game that takes a lot of time to master. If you've ever watched a large tournament, you'll quickly realize just how far behind the curve you are, in terms of skill. But perhaps you're one of those people that can best all of their friends, and needs a new challenge. Well get ready, because we've got the biggest challenge of them all.

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Nintendo 2DS arrives in Japan with limited-edition Pokemon colors

Nintendo 2DS arrives in Japan with limited-edition Pokemon colors

It's been over two years now since Nintendo debuted its 2DS handheld system in the US, dropping the 3DS's clamshell hinge as well as 3D functionality in favor of a slate-like form factor with a budget-friendly price. Now the odd portable is arriving in Japan for the first time, but in the form of special Pokemon-themed editions. The four models come in transparent red, blue, green, and yellow, and coincide with Nintendo's release of updated versions of the original Gameboy Pokemon titles.

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Pokken Tournament controller gets a US release date

Pokken Tournament controller gets a US release date

Last week we brought you the news that Bandai Namco was making a special controller with a single game in mind. Specifically, this controller was designed for Pokken Tournament, a Pokemon arcade fighter. While it was interesting to see a controller specifically designed for a fighting game, there was one disappointing part to the news: It was only to be released in Japan.

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Nintendo Miitomo is chat app disguised as a game with microtransactions

Nintendo Miitomo is chat app disguised as a game with microtransactions

A few more details about Miitomo, Nintendo's first smartphone game developed in partnership with Japan's DeNA, have been revealed in a new Wall Street Journal interview with the latter's CEO, Isao Moriyasu. We've previously heard that the title is expected for release in March 2016, but Moriyasu has now added that Miitomo will have a focus on players communicating with each other, and the first in-app purchases will be for additional clothing items for their characters.

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Super Mario Maker Bookmark is live

Super Mario Maker Bookmark is live

Last week we brought you the news that Nintendo was changing the way you browsed for courses in Super Mario Maker. Instead of forcing you to sort through courses in-game, they have made a dedicated website where you can find and bookmark your favorite courses. Today, the site has gone live.

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Rare gives a peek at Banjo-Kazooie’s early development

Rare gives a peek at Banjo-Kazooie’s early development

Banjo-Kazooie was easily one of the best non-Nintendo games to hit the Nintendo 64. From the loveable characters, to the beautiful open world, there were many reasons to love the game. But what you might not know is that it was originally supposed to be a completely different game.

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