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Pokemon GO update fixes your Pidgey problem

Pokemon GO update fixes your Pidgey problem

Encountering an endless sea of Pidgey and Rattata has long been a frustration of Pokemon GO players, but that's all set to change. Niantic has detailed a new update that will significantly decrease the number of super common Pokemon like Pidgey, Rattata, and Zubat in the wild. This, as you may have already guessed, paves the way for more uncommon ones to spawn.

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Miniboss for NES Classic Edition controller cuts the cords

Miniboss for NES Classic Edition controller cuts the cords

Back in the day if you wanted to play some video games, you had to sit right in front of the TV. The chances of your couch being close enough to the TV for you to relax and game like we do today were slim to none. If want a NES Classic Edition and you are tired of cords, you can now cut them with the new Miniboss for NES Classic Edition.

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Pokemon GO Daily Bonus “Streak” update detailed for release

Pokemon GO Daily Bonus “Streak” update detailed for release

A new update for Pokemon GO is on the way with "Daily Bonus" streaks for all players. This "x day streak" bonus structure will encourage trainers to get up, get out, and play as often as possible. Each bonus appears at a minimal level for the first day through the 6th day. On the 7th day, the bonus becomes large - larger than it'd been any day before.

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Nintendo says Wii U production will continue on

Nintendo says Wii U production will continue on

Yesterday, we heard rumors that Nintendo had plans to halt Wii U production at the end of this week. Given the Wii U's slow sales and the incoming launch of the Nintendo Switch, the rumors weren't that difficult to believe. It turns out, however, that reports of the Wii U's demise may have been a little premature.

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Animal Crossing: New Leaf amiibo update detailed in strangest Nintendo Direct yet

Animal Crossing: New Leaf amiibo update detailed in strangest Nintendo Direct yet

As promised, Nintendo has revealed the new features in Animal Crossing: New Leaf - Welcome amiibo with a new Direct broadcast. In what is unquestionably the strangest Direct presentation we've seen in quite some time, Nintendo spends nearly 17 minutes discussing what's coming along with amiibo support. The Direct wasn't all fluff, however, as it turns out there's a significant amount of new content to cover.

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Pokemon GO update: secret event 2 hits Thanksgiving week

Pokemon GO update: secret event 2 hits Thanksgiving week

The Pokemon GO Halloween event is over and the second event is well into planning stages for Thanksgiving week. Some effects of the Halloween event in Pokemon GO have stuck around for a bit longer than expected, but they'll be gone soon. Expect your lower requirements for walking distance with your Buddy Pokemon to go back to normal today. Also expect the spawn rates for spooky Pokemon like Haunter, Ghastly, Gengar, Cubone, Marowak, and Meowth to go down, too.

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Nintendo reportedly calls quits on Wii U production

Nintendo reportedly calls quits on Wii U production

The days of the Wii U have been numbered ever since Nintendo announced the Switch, but the company may be looking to pull the plug long before the Switch hits the scene in March. Multiple sources have confirmed to Eurogamer that Nintendo will halt Wii U production at the end of this week. Given the console's slow sales, these reports aren't really all that shocking.

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Tomorrow’s Nintendo Direct will focus on a four year old game

Tomorrow’s Nintendo Direct will focus on a four year old game

Animal Crossing: New Leaf is turning four years old this month, but as the saying goes, what's old is new again. The game will be the center of attention once more during a Nintendo Direct taking place tomorrow morning. Yes, you read that right - Nintendo is hosting a Direct presentation for a four year old game.

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Nintendo won’t discontinue 3DS after Switch launches

Nintendo won’t discontinue 3DS after Switch launches

With the Nintendo Switch looking to fuse the realms of console and handheld gaming, many folks are left wondering if the 3DS will be discontinued when Switch launches. It goes without saying that Wii U will likely be forgotten quickly once the Switch hits the scene, but the 3DS is still selling well. Thankfully, Nintendo has quickly given a solid answer on the fate of 3DS.

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Ultima creator Richard Garriott quits Pokemon GO – here’s why

Ultima creator Richard Garriott quits Pokemon GO – here’s why

The runaway success of Pokemon GO managed to attract players from all backgrounds, even fellow game creator Richard Garriott. Yes, even the creator of Ultima and Lord British himself couldn't resist the lure of Pokemon GO, but he revealed over the weekend that he's since quit the game. Why? He actually gives a number of reasons.

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Nintendo isn’t ditching the 3DS

Nintendo isn’t ditching the 3DS

Nintendo's newly announced Switch is exciting, but begs the question: will the company ditch the Nintendo 3DS? The answer to that is no, at least judging by comments made by Nintendo President Tatsumi Kimishima during a recent interview. When asked whether the company would discontinue the 3DS in light of the Switch, Kimishima said, "...we think the 3DS can continue in its own form."

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Nintendo Switch does have a multi-touch screen, say sources

Nintendo Switch does have a multi-touch screen, say sources

Nintendo’s new console handheld hybrid is shaping up to be quite the dreamy gaming device. And it’s also starting to look like a customized NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet (which is probably why the chip maker hasn’t launched a new one yet). One of the biggest questions about the device has just been answered, by anonymous sources no less. So yes, the Nintendo Switch will apparently sport a touch screen, but a rather middling one. But it’s not your DS or Wii U touch screen, mind you, as, for the first time in Nintendo’s history, it will support multiple touch points.

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