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Monster Hunter Rise and Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin head to Switch next year

Monster Hunter Rise and Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin head to Switch next year

While the reveal of Ori and the Will of the Wisps during today's Nintendo Direct Mini: Partner Showcase was certainly surprising, it wasn't the only big announcement we saw. Nintendo actually led the show with the reveal of two new Monster Hunter games: Monster Hunter Rise, which is more in line with the traditional Monster Hunter experience, and Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin, a story-based RPG. Both titles are coming to Nintendo Switch next year.

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Ori and the Will of the Wisps gets a surprise Nintendo Switch release

Ori and the Will of the Wisps gets a surprise Nintendo Switch release

Nintendo's latest Direct Mini: Partner Showcase ended with quite the announcement today, with Moon Studios and Microsoft confirming that Ori and the Will of the Wisps is coming to Nintendo Switch. The first Ori game, Ori and the Blind Forest, came to Switch in 2019, and with Ori and the Will of the Wisps launching earlier this year for Xbox One and PC, there was some question as to whether or not we'd see it come to Switch as well.

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Nintendo pulls the plug on 3DS production

Nintendo pulls the plug on 3DS production

After a long run, it looks like the end has arrived for the Nintendo 3DS. Nintendo has officially discontinued the dedicated handheld, which means that it will no longer be producing new machines. With the death of the 3DS, the Switch is officially now Nintendo's sole focus and only console offering.

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Donkey Kong Country 2 headlines Switch Online’s new SNES and NES games

Donkey Kong Country 2 headlines Switch Online’s new SNES and NES games

Nintendo has announced a new smattering of SNES and NES games that will soon be heading to Switch Online. Chief among these fresh arrivals is Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy Kong's Quest. Back in July, we saw the original Donkey Kong Country added to the lineup of SNES games available to Switch Online users, so it seems that Nintendo's goal is to slowly add the entire Donkey Kong Country trilogy to the service.

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Another Nintendo Direct Mini: Partner Showcase is happening this week

Another Nintendo Direct Mini: Partner Showcase is happening this week

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, we've been seeing Nintendo periodically host Nintendo Direct Minis where it only shows off upcoming third-party games for the Nintendo Switch. Officially called Nintendo Direct Mini: Partner Showcases, we saw one of these presentations in July and another in August. It turns out this could very well be a monthly thing for Nintendo, as we're getting another one this week.

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Pokemon GO promo codes deliver Ultra Balls and Sinnoh Stone

Pokemon GO promo codes deliver Ultra Balls and Sinnoh Stone

This week Niantic's latest set of Pokemon GO promo codes were revealed in three parts. One of the three sets of items available right now has a package of Ultra Balls, a Lucky Egg, and ... some stickers. Another has a Star Piece, and one - perhaps the best of the bunch - has a Sinnoh Stone! This last set also has 10 Ultra Balls and 10 Max Potions for good measure!

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Super Mario 3D All-Stars overview trailer is a blast from the past

Super Mario 3D All-Stars overview trailer is a blast from the past

Earlier this month, Nintendo announced a lot of new products, games, and crossovers for Super Mario's 35th anniversary. Chief among these new games is Super Mario 3D All-Stars, a compilation for Nintendo Switch that includes three Mario titles from the past: Super Mario 64, Super Mario Sunshine, and Super Mario Galaxy. Today, Nintendo published an overview trailer for Super Mario 3D All-Stars, giving us a closer look at each game in the compilation.

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Pokemon Sword & Shield on Android shown in curious emulator demo

Pokemon Sword & Shield on Android shown in curious emulator demo

Today there's a bit of a "shady" project in the mix that runs Nintendo Switch games on Android phones. This project is not something you can get your hands on easily, and we certainly would not recommend that you attempt to do so. It would appear that the project utilizes Nintendo coding that was obtained with means that weren't entirely on-the-level, if you know what I mean.

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Nintendo announces Fortnite-themed Switch, but only for some regions

Nintendo announces Fortnite-themed Switch, but only for some regions

Custom, limited editions Nintendo consoles are nothing new, but typically, those consoles are themed around Nintendo games. It's somewhat rare to see a non-Nintendo game get a limited edition console, but it definitely isn't unheard of, especially when the game in question is popular. Today Nintendo revealed a limited edition console for one of the most popular games in world - Fortnite - but depending on where you live, you might have a hard time getting one.

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Mario Game & Watch will be this holiday season’s sell-out toy

Mario Game & Watch will be this holiday season’s sell-out toy

Today Nintendo revealed "a closer look" at their upcoming release in the rebooted Game & Watch: Super Mario Bros. handheld game system. This little monster is an all-in-one gaming machine the likes of which look to the original "Game & Watch" series of handheld gaming systems for inspiration. This new version takes things up a SIGNIFICANT notch to a time when Nintendo's biggest competitors are smartphones.

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Nintendo Switch sales should be smooth sailing for holiday shopping 2020

Nintendo Switch sales should be smooth sailing for holiday shopping 2020

In the very near future, a Nintendo Switch gaming console should be a bit easier to buy. Nintendo increased production of the Nintendo Switch by a cool 20% according to sources in Asia this week, ready to roll for the oncoming deluge of orders for the holiday season. Nintendo Switch benefited from the unprecedented global pandemic that hit the planet earlier this year, and sales seem to have stuck.

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Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity for Switch gets a release date

Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity for Switch gets a release date

Nintendo announced today that Hyrule Warriors is getting a sequel, more than six years after it initially launched for Wii U and three years after it was ported to Switch. Dubbed Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity, this new game takes place 100 years before the events of Breath of the Wild. While this probably isn't what fans were expecting out of a Breath of the Wild prequel given the vast differences in gameplay between the two, it will give us a look into the Great Calamity that turned Hyrule Castle and the surrounding area into a wasteland.

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