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Bravely Default 2 revealed as a Nintendo Switch exclusive

Bravely Default 2 revealed as a Nintendo Switch exclusive

Back in the heyday of the 3DS, Square Enix released a fascinating little JRPG called Bravely Default. Despite the weird name, Bravely Default captured itself a sizable fanbase with its gameplay that seemed to take inspiration from classic Final Fantasy games. The first Bravely Default was released in 2013, followed by a successor called Bravely Second: End Layer, which made its way to western shores in 2016.

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Nintendo kicks off Switch eShop sale for The Game Awards

Nintendo kicks off Switch eShop sale for The Game Awards

The annual Game Awards are happening tonight, and to celebrate the nominations various Switch games have received, Nintendo has kicked off an eShop sale. This one follows the Black Friday and Cyber Monday sale Nintendo held for the eShop, so it won't be shocking to learn that the list of discounts isn't as long as the one we saw a couple of weeks ago. Still, this eShop sale has a number of deals that weren't available during Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

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Official Pokemon Center Pokemon Holiday Collection 2019 hands-on

Official Pokemon Center Pokemon Holiday Collection 2019 hands-on

The folks at the Pokemon Center have a bunch of seasonally-cute Pokemon products appearing in their store this season, and we've got our hands on a few of those bits involved. In the mix this year you'll find holiday-themed Pokemon plush toys, hats, socks, PokeBall-themed items, and some String Lights. There are crew neck sweatshirts, Pikachu and Eevee Pokemon Holiday 2019 Pins and Greeting Cards, a Pokemon TCG: Pokemon Holiday Lights Playmat, and a big ol' coffee cup.

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Tetris 99 update adds Team Battle Mode in time for next Maximus Cup

Tetris 99 update adds Team Battle Mode in time for next Maximus Cup

Tetris 99 had received a pretty beefy update, as this one adds a new Team Battle Mode to the game. While Tetris 99 normally focuses on every-man-for-himself battle royale gameplay, Team Battle Mode splits players up into one of four teams. Those teams then do battle, with the last team standing being declared the winner.

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This Pokemon GO Christmas event starts Monday!

This Pokemon GO Christmas event starts Monday!

Today we're starting the run-down of holiday events in Pokemon GO that'll take place in the month of December, 2019. The first big change and update starts on Monday, December 16, 2019! This action begins with Pokemon eggs, and Niantic suggests that "you can expect different Pokémon to be hatching from Eggs! Which Pokémon will they be? Incubate some Eggs and start walking to find out!"

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Pokemon GO December holiday events report: As predicted!

Pokemon GO December holiday events report: As predicted!

Today we're taking a peek at some details released by Niantic about the Holiday Events in Pokemon GO for 2019. This is the first time Niantic's made this series of events official, so they've not revealed ALL the info about each bonus or Pokemon that'll be involved - but we can start our score chart right this minute! Let's start with our predicted date range!

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Axiom Verge 2 headlines Switch Indie World Showcase

Axiom Verge 2 headlines Switch Indie World Showcase

As promised, today Nintendo debuted a new Indie World Showcase for the Nintendo Switch. The 20-minute presentation showed us a number of games that are coming to the Switch next year (along with a couple that are available today), and while there are some familiar names on the list, there were also a number of new reveals. Chief among those reveals was Axiom Verge 2, the follow-up to one of the more popular Metroidvania titles in recent memory.

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Nintendo Switch Indie World presentation slated for this week

Nintendo Switch Indie World presentation slated for this week

For a lot of people, the Switch has managed to become a solid machine for playing indie games. A lot of indie developers have brought their games over to the console as well, and Nintendo periodically highlights these games through presentations it calls Indie World Showcases. Nintendo has announced that the next Indie World Showcase is happening tomorrow, giving us an update on a number of indie titles that are on the way to the Switch.

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Nintendo Switch Online NES controllers get a big price cut

Nintendo Switch Online NES controllers get a big price cut

Some of the more interesting perks of being a Nintendo Switch Online subscriber are the collections of retro games you gain access to. Nintendo has two such collections currently on offer: one for NES, and a second for SNES. Switch owners can only play these games with an active subscription to Switch Online, and they can even buy special controllers that mimic the familiar gamepads of both consoles.

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Pokemon Sword and Shield review: Same as it ever was

Pokemon Sword and Shield review: Same as it ever was

At this point, I think it’s safe to say that Pokemon Sword and Shield are the most controversial Pokemon releases we’ve ever seen. Game Freak’s announcement that Sword and Shield wouldn’t feature a full national Pokedex was the straw that broke the camel’s back for a lot of people, and after that, we saw a wave of criticism coming from longtime Pokemon fans online. By the time these games launched, taking a look at fan communities online would have someone who was out of the loop to believe that no one was buying these games.

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Pokemon GO code leak tips Hawlucha and/or Pikachu Libre!

Pokemon GO code leak tips Hawlucha and/or Pikachu Libre!

The newest code update for Pokemon GO reveals a few details about the future of the game - starting with the move Flying Press! This is a very special move that only TWO Pokemon have EVER used in the history of the Pokemon franchise. But wait, you might be saying, we aren't even done releasing Generation V (Gen 5 Pokemon from the Unova region, and the game Pokemon Black and White) - how could we already be seeing Pokemon from Gen 6?!

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Nintendo Switch Online finally expands SNES roster, includes Star Fox 2

Nintendo Switch Online finally expands SNES roster, includes Star Fox 2

One of the perks of Nintendo's Switch Online service is access to a roster of classic Nintendo titles that were promised to grow every month. That, however, mysteriously stopped after the introduction of SNES titles back in September. Worry not because Nintendo has finally announced the addition of new games to the Switch Online list and it happily does include four games for the SNES, including a long-lost sequel to a less-known but still beloved franchise.

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