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Pokemon Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire release dates tipped

Pokemon Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire release dates tipped

This week we’re investigating the inevitable November release of Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire. These titles were teased for the first time earlier this month with a late-2014 release date suggestion, and here near the end of the month we’ve already seen pre-orders made available in every shop from NewEgg to Amazon.

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Pokemon Fancy Pattern Vivillon to mark 100m GTS trades

Pokemon Fancy Pattern Vivillon to mark 100m GTS trades

Pokemon players are nearing 100 million swaps using the Global Trade Station (GTS), the Pokémon Company has confirmed, with an exclusive Fancy Pattern Vivillon being promised to celebrate the milestone. The limited edition character for Pokémon X and Pokémon Y will be unlocked when trades pass the 100m point, using the game's international swapping service on the Nintendo 3DS.

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Pokemon Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire pre-orders appear

Pokemon Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire pre-orders appear

This week the folks at several retailers have begun listing pre-orders for Pokemon Omega Ruby and Pokemon Alpha Sapphire. These games are re-boots of the original Pokemon Ruby and Sapphire, the 3rd-generation Pokemon family that takes place on a virtual island known as Hoenn.

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Pokemon Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire details: 3D to 3rd-gen

Pokemon Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire details: 3D to 3rd-gen

There’s very little detail out there in the wild today regarding the just-announced titles Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, but some bits are a given. This game is code-named "ORAS," per the fan community and per Nintendo’s Japan-based portal for the game, it being given a URL with "ORAS" in it from the start.

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Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire: 3DS’ next X and Y

Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire: 3DS’ next X and Y

There’s little doubt that Nintendo is taking this unique time in their own history to flex their software muscle. With the release of Pokemon Omega Ruby and Pokemon Alpha Sapphire, the company takes the extremely well-selling Pokemon Ruby and Sapphire - originally made for the Game Boy Advance back in 2003 - and revitalizes them for the new age.

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Nintendo cash down: can Mario Kart 8 make up for lost time?

Nintendo cash down: can Mario Kart 8 make up for lost time?

There’s been little positive in the way of Nintendo hardware today as the company reports slowing sales on both their handheld 3DS and the Wii U. Speaking up on sales of the Wii U - on sale since November of 2012 - Nintendo made clear they’ve sold a total of 6.17 million units.

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Nintendo “Tomodachi Life” turns your life into a game

Nintendo “Tomodachi Life” turns your life into a game

Today in a special edition of Nintendo Direct, the game maker announced the upcoming arrival of the new title Tomodachi Life, a Mii-based game that allows gamers to turn their friends and relatives into the game's characters. The game is set to arrive for the Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo 2DS in the near future.

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Nintendo 3DS Super Smash Bros incoming: Wii U version arrives near year’s end

Nintendo 3DS Super Smash Bros incoming: Wii U version arrives near year’s end

The newest Super Smash Bros. will be arriving for Nintendo 3DS owners some time this summer, and again later on towards the year's end for those who own a Wii U. The announcement was made by Nintendo today, though it hasn't given specific launch dates for the two versions yet.

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GBA games hit Wii U and 3DS: here’s the first wave

GBA games hit Wii U and 3DS: here’s the first wave

There’s a whole new (old) wave of games coming to Nintendo’s current collection of modern consoles. Both the GameBoy Advance and the Wii U will be getting a set of games throughout April, starting this week with Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga, Metroid Fusion, and Advance Wars. If you’ve played the last on that list of games, you know why the full collection of GameBoy Advance titles has been long awaited on a Nintendo digital front.

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Pokemon expansion possible as Nintendo hits Midwest Gaming Classic

Pokemon expansion possible as Nintendo hits Midwest Gaming Classic

Today it’s been made official: Nintendo will be visiting the Midwest Gaming Classic, a sort of "retro" gaming convention where you’ll find as many pinball machines as you will Xbox One or PlayStation 4 units. Heading straight for the Pokemon Podcast room, Nintendo will be bringing along a collection of handheld gaming devices for fans to play Pokemon on while they earn themselves a pair of Mario Cat Ears.

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Nintendo 2DS “Peach Pink” model hits GameStop exclusively

Nintendo 2DS “Peach Pink” model hits GameStop exclusively

This week you’re going to be able to begin your tapping of the Nintendo 2Ds with a lovely "Peach Pink" color straight from GameStop. Nintendo has decided to bestow this rather unique tone upon the gaming sales company as an exclusive release that includes a Disney Magical World case to boot. Unfortunate for Mario lovers, this is not "Peach" like Mario’s Peach - but we can pretend!

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Disney Magical World trailer for 3DS: Animal Crossing x Mickey Mouse

Disney Magical World trailer for 3DS: Animal Crossing x Mickey Mouse

There's a game by the name of "Disney Magic Castle: My Happy Life" out in Japan this season that's headed - soon - to the United States with a different title: Disney Magical World. This game is licensed by Namco Bandai and has already rung up a cool 500,000 copies sold, according to Nintendo Life, across the (comparatively tiny) country of Japan. Now that it's headed for the USA, it's looking like this title might just spark up some additional interest in the platform it'll run on - the Nintendo 3DS.

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