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Nintendo E3 2014 game trailers rundown

Nintendo E3 2014 game trailers rundown

This year’s Nintendo presentation at E3 2014 took a real crack at not only standing up to the competition in Sony and Microsoft, but out-hyping them at several points as well. What you’re about to see is an extended look at what Nintendo brought to the table with trailers - more trailers than you could possibly handle in one sitting!

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Here’s how Nintendo amiibo work with NFC and Smash Bros

Here’s how Nintendo amiibo work with NFC and Smash Bros

Later this year, Nintendo will be bringing their own version of the Skylanders toy-to-game concept to life with amiibo. These tiny figurines are small enough to fit in the palm of your hand and contain NFC connectivity to interact with your Wii U GamePad. These amiibo figures will also be able to interact with the Nintendo 3DS, 3DS XL, and 2DS later this year with a new NFC reader/writer accessory.

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Shigeru Miyamoto goes hands-on with Wii U future projects

Shigeru Miyamoto goes hands-on with Wii U future projects

This week the creator of some of the biggest names in video games has shown off some of Nintendo’s next big projects. What you’ll see here is Shigeru Miyamoto showing off two titles for Wii U for the near future: Project Giant Robot and Project Guard. At this time it’s not clear if these will be the final names for the games, but they’re ready to play on the E3 2014 show floor, so they must be close to release!

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Super Smash Bros. summons Pac-Man into the ring

Super Smash Bros. summons Pac-Man into the ring

The hungry yellow ball is back and he's chomping with a vengeance. After taking a hiatus from the gaming scene, Namco's iconic Pac-Man is making a comeback in the latest installment of Nintendo's Super Smash Bros, in full 3D and with an appetite for victory.

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Star Fox 64 official for Wii U

Star Fox 64 official for Wii U

This week the folks at Nintendo responsible for bringing the Virtual Console forward into the future have done their job miraculously with Star Fox 64. This game will be released later this year on the Wii U with full functionality from the original game - and perhaps a few surprises.

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Mario Maker gameplay trailer shows Super DIY action

Mario Maker gameplay trailer shows Super DIY action

It’s time for DIY Mario Bros with Mario Maker - the first make-your-own Mario game ever created by Nintendo. This game follows the trend amongst DIY-enthusiasts around the world hoping to make their own video games in the wild - here you’ll be able to make your own Mario-themed levels straight from your own Wii U.

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Zelda open-world gameplay trailer sets Wii U up for glory

Zelda open-world gameplay trailer sets Wii U up for glory

It would appear that Nintendo might have a winner on their hands with the new Zelda title for Wii U with high-definition presentation and an open-world universe. This version of Zelda appears to be a ramped-up Wind Walker, ready to rule the planes with a structure that’s far more vast than any Zelda that’s been presented on any platform before.

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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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Mario Kart 8 for Wii U hits Friday: anti-gravity racing in tow

Mario Kart 8 for Wii U hits Friday: anti-gravity racing in tow

In case you forgot to mark your calendar, Mario Kart 8 for the Wii U is set to arrive tomorrow, and with it will come the introduction of anti-gravity racing, giving gamers the ability to eschew the pesky effects of gravity on "some of the most creative and mind-blowing track designs the series has ever seen."

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Wii U GameCube adapter coming for Smash Bros

Wii U GameCube adapter coming for Smash Bros

If there’s one release we did not see coming this year for gaming, it’s the accessory Nintendo has just announced today. This is the Wii U GameCube Controller Adapter. This device allows you to plug in your old GameCube controllers into the Wii U for full functionality.

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Watch Dogs launch overdrive: documentary series on tap

Watch Dogs launch overdrive: documentary series on tap

This week Ubisoft is kicking out all the stops when it comes to reminding the public about Watch Dogs. This game is a multi-platform release, coming to PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, PC, and eventually Wii U as well. In addition to a full-powered launch trailer, Watch Dogs is the inspiration behind a three-part documentary called "Phreaked Out", all about real-world hacking.

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Ubisoft gives Nintendo the axe for E3 2014

Ubisoft gives Nintendo the axe for E3 2014

Ubisoft has made clear that neither the Nintendo Wii U or the Nintendo 3DS will be part of their presentation this year at E3. Responding to a question on which platforms will be showing up, a Ubisoft representative let it be known that they will not be showing off any games on any Nintendo platform.

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