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Mario + Rabbids release date and details for Nintendo Switch

Mario + Rabbids release date and details for Nintendo Switch

Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle does, in fact, exist. As weird as it may be, all of those wacky rumors we heard in the lead up to this announcement were right on the money. Ubisoft kicked off its E3 2017 press conference by bringing Nintendo visionary Shigeru Miyamoto on stage to discuss this new game that blends the world of Mario and the Rabbids.

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Pokemon GO Event update: Fire and Ice start and end times!

Pokemon GO Event update: Fire and Ice start and end times!

The first day of the Pokemon GO Event of Fire and Ice is upon us. Soon, the first Solstice event from Niantic for Pokemon GO will bring both fire type Pokemon and Ice type Pokemon to the mix, making both more common for all users all around the world. This is the first Pokemon GO event in which two different Pokemon types are included in a common push.

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ARMS review: Nintendo succeeds with its surprisingly fun fighting twist

ARMS review: Nintendo succeeds with its surprisingly fun fighting twist

I have no problem admitting that ARMS has caught me off guard. What I'd initially written off as “just another motion control game” for a largely post-motion control world has turned out to be a very interesting and refreshing take on the fighting genre. Before we dive into the review, though, you should know ahead of time that these impressions are coming from someone who doesn't necessarily consider himself a fighting game fan.

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Pokemon GO event schedule for June: update UNOWN!

Pokemon GO event schedule for June: update UNOWN!

Niantic news this week included an expansive list of Pokemon GO events to celebrate their most successful game's 1-year anniversary. Inside this list of events is a pattern of details that'll very likely show us the future of the game. That includes real-life real-world events, birthday party action, extra EXP, and new Pokemon, too.

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Pokemon GO FEST event has Niantic’s biggest update ever

Pokemon GO FEST event has Niantic’s biggest update ever

Today Niantic revealed Pokemon GO Fest, a Pokemon GO event made to celebrate the 1-year anniversary of the game. This game has grown immensely since the first day it was out, and Niantic's making a monstrous set of events to let their fans know that they mean business. This Pokemon GO FEST will contain more than one event over the next few weeks, starting with the Ice and Fire event we reported on earlier this week. A few changes have been made to the proceedings, too!

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Super Nintendo World’s main attraction will be Mario Kart

Super Nintendo World’s main attraction will be Mario Kart

It’s cool to be Nintendo again, in no small part thanks to the success of the Nintendo Switch. Perhaps it would have been a different story if the Switch became an embarrassment instead. Perhaps Nintendo would have shelved its plans for theme parks then. But since that gloomy scenario didn’t come to pass, it’s full steam ahead for the first Super Nintendo World. And, unsurprisingly, it will center around the company’s most iconic character and his crazy driving antics in Mario Kart.

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E3 2017 Schedule: Press conferences for Nintendo, Microsoft, and more

E3 2017 Schedule: Press conferences for Nintendo, Microsoft, and more

E3 2017 is quickly approaching, and though the show doesn't get off to an official start until Tuesday, June 13, major game companies will be starting their festivities early. This usually happens every summer, but this year, companies are getting started well in advance, with the first press conference being held on Saturday. For those watching the show from afar, these press conferences are where most of the news will come from, so here's when you can expect each major press conference to go down. SlashGear will be covering all of these events, so stay tuned.

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ARMS release for Nintendo Switch: What to look forward to

ARMS release for Nintendo Switch: What to look forward to

Next week, one of the most intriguing games on the young Nintendo Switch is set to launch. ARMS is an entirely new IP from Nintendo, and thus it took us by surprise when it was announced ahead of launch. Thanks to Nintendo's own multiplayer demo - known as the "ARMS Global Testpunch" - quite a few people have already had the chance to try the game for themselves. In short, ARMS has shown that it's more than just a tech demo for the Switch's Joy-Con controllers.

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Pokemon Gold and Silver are coming to the Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console

Pokemon Gold and Silver are coming to the Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console

You'd think that announcing Pokken Tournament DX and Pokemon UltraSun and UltraMoon would be more than enough for an eight minute Nintendo Direct broadcast, but you'd be wrong. At the end of today's livestream, Pokemon producer Junichi Masuda made a surprise announcement: Pokemon Gold and Silver will be coming to the Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console later this year.

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Pokemon UltraSun and UltraMoon release date detailed for 3DS

Pokemon UltraSun and UltraMoon release date detailed for 3DS

When Nintendo first announced today's Pokemon Direct, a lot of people were hoping for a mainline Pokemon game on the Switch. Prior to the Switch's launch, rumors claimed that Nintendo was working on an enhanced edition of Pokemon Sun and Moon for the console, which was codenamed Pokemon Stars. As it turns out, Pokemon Sun and Moon will indeed be getting an enhanced edition - two of them, in fact - but they won't be coming to the Switch.

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A Pokemon GO Fire and Ice event update: What To Catch

A Pokemon GO Fire and Ice event update: What To Catch

News of an Ice and Fire event in Pokemon GO has the forums and Reddit stoked - now it's time to get busy with the details. What we're working with today is the assumption that the several-times-proven sources that brought us pre-official confirmation (see link below) of the next Pokemon GO event will be right again. If they are right again, the next Pokemon GO event will be coming with Pokemon from the two polar opposite types: Ice Type Pokemon and Fire Type Pokemon.

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Pokken Tournament DX for Nintendo Switch release date and details

Pokken Tournament DX for Nintendo Switch release date and details

Nintendo just wrapped up its Pokemon-focused Direct broadcast, and though someone was hyped for a mainline Pokemon game on the Switch (it was me), that's not what we're getting. Instead, we're getting an enhanced port of the much-loved Wii U fighting game Pokken Tournament. Dubbed Pokken Tournament DX, this new game will offer a number of improvements for Switch players, and it'll be out in just a few short months.

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