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Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity for Nintendo 3DS set to release on March 24

Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity for Nintendo 3DS set to release on March 24

Pokemon is at it again, folks. Nintendo has announced that the next Pokemon Mystery Dungeon game, Gates to Infinity will be released on March 24 in North America exclusively on the Nintendo 3DS. The latest instalment in the popular sub-series will allow 3DS owners to use the portable console's camera to scan objects and access new locations.

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New Super Mario Bros 2 DLC remembers the plumber’s past

New Super Mario Bros 2 DLC remembers the plumber’s past

There are two great things about Nintendo embracing a connected future for gaming: it allows Nintendo to release DLC for its games (more on that in just a minute) and it also allows the company to track gameplay data and give us the insane statistics we all crave. For instance, did you know that 3DS gamers across the globe have collected 300 billion coins in New Super Mario Bros. 2? That's a lot of coins, and to celebrate Nintendo has released new DLC for New Super Mario Bros. 2 that's free for a short time.

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Wii U sold out? How about a cheap Flame Red 3DS bundle instead?

Wii U sold out? How about a cheap Flame Red 3DS bundle instead?

Nintendo might be pushing the Wii U for all its worth right now, but that doesn't mean the company lacks an option for gamers on a budget. The Japanese company has revealed its Black Friday deal ahead of time, a $169.99 bundle preloading Super Mario 3D Land onto a Flame Red version of the glasses-free 3DS handheld, for a claimed saving of forty bucks.

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Special edition Charizard 3DS XL announced for Japan

Special edition Charizard 3DS XL announced for Japan

Nintendo has introduced yet another 3DS XL variant that will probably never see the light of day outside of Japan. While we're okay with that most of the time, we have to say this latest 3DS XL - which features an image of Charizard on the outside - looks pretty snazzy. Thing is, even if you live in Japan, you're still going to have a hard time getting your hands on one.

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Nintendo sets high goals for Wii U’s first six months

Nintendo sets high goals for Wii U’s first six months

Nintendo delivered its financial report for quarter 2 earlier today, and though things aren't looking so hot at the moment, the company has high hopes for the future. In the report, Nintendo said that it expects to sell 5.5 million Wii U consoles before the end of its fiscal year, which draws to close at the end of March 2013. That's 5.5 million consoles in a little over five months, so the big N has its work cut out for it.

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Special edition Pikachu 3DS XL lands in Europe later this year

Special edition Pikachu 3DS XL lands in Europe later this year

Bored with the red and blue 3DS XL variants Nintendo is currently offering? If you live in Europe and like Pokemon enough to let everyone know, you're in luck, because Nintendo has announced that its special edition Pikachu 3DS will be launching in Europe later this year. The handheld, which is bright yellow in color and features a large image of Pikachu on the front, was announced today during the company's latest Nintendo Direct livestream.

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First New Super Mario Bros 2 DLC detailed

First New Super Mario Bros 2 DLC detailed

Nintendo is preparing the enter the realm of DLC, and one of the first games that will be getting additional content is New Super Marios Bros. 2. Nintendo detailed the first three DLC packs for New Super Mario Bros. 2 during the latest Nintendo Direct webstream, and even though they seem to be priced very reasonably, you're not going to find much value if you aren't a fan of the game's Coin Rush mode.

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Pokemon Black and White 2 early purchasers get Genesect free

Pokemon Black and White 2 early purchasers get Genesect free

Being a Pokemon trainer can be rough, especially if you made some bad decisions throughout your journey. Sure, that Pidgey was cute, but cute doesn't matter much when that same Pidgey has to go up against something like a Dragonite. Luckily, Nintendo is here to give you an edge in battle, provided you're willing to show your support for the Pokemon franchise and purchase Pokemon Black and White 2 early.

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New Super Mario Bros 2 grabs Penelope Cruz for dress-up spot

New Super Mario Bros 2 grabs Penelope Cruz for dress-up spot

As Nintendo pushes New Super Mario Bros 2 for the Nintendo 3DS and 3DS XL, they're deciding that they need none other than actress Penelope Cruz to don the classic plumber outfit to make the game seem more attractive. The advertisement you're about to see is lengthy, dry, and makes the title out to be just about as dumbed-down a video game can be, with jumping and coin-grabbing as the only two objectives the whole way through. In addition, the impossible nature of the storyline makes the whole spot fall undeniably flat.

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Nintendo to finally implement data recovery for stolen consoles

Nintendo to finally implement data recovery for stolen consoles

Having your console or handheld stolen is never a fun thing to deal with, but at least with Sony and Microsoft, recovering all of your downloaded apps and games once you get a new console is relatively easy. With Nintendo, data recovery is nearly impossible, as there isn't much of an account system to be found on the Wii, DS, or 3DS.

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Nintendo 3DS, Wii U to have unified accounts

Nintendo 3DS, Wii U to have unified accounts

If you purchase a $20 eShop gift card for your 3DS, but then realize there's a downloadable product on the Wii U that you just have to have, there may be good news for you. According to Nintendo representative David Marshall, the company will have a unified account system for the 3DS and the Wii U, meaning users will be able to create one online account and use it for both systems.

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Namco Bandai Super Smash Bros partnership announced

Namco Bandai Super Smash Bros partnership announced

The next installment in the global smash hit Super Smash Bros franchise is by all accounts very far off in the distance. But that doesn't mean we won't be getting news trickling in all along the way. Case in point - today, it was revealed that Nintendo is working with Namco Bandai to bring third-party franchise characters to the new series entry.

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