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Mario Kart Tour Android beta gets rolling with lotsa IAPs

Mario Kart Tour Android beta gets rolling with lotsa IAPs

Nintendo has a bit of a dilemma when it comes to its mobile games. After years of denying its profitability, it has finally accepted reality, especially when Fire Emblem Heroes net it half a billion in revenue. That was, however, thanks to microtransactions that it loathed to use initially, as evidenced Super Mario Run. It has also taken a rather strong and almost controversial stance on gaming addiction and expenses and yet it upcoming mobile title, Mario Kart Tour, seems to be loaded with the latter.

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Pokemon GO Raid Week guide: Shiny Bronzor and 4 more updates

Pokemon GO Raid Week guide: Shiny Bronzor and 4 more updates

This is Extraordinary Raid Week in Pokemon GO, and there's a whole lot of quantifiable data through which we must sift! Much like our previous guides for special weeks in Pokemon GO, we've got the shiny Pokemon of the week: Bronzor - as well as some new rates on Shiny Pokemon popping up as result of the raids themselves. All five tiers of Pokemon Raid Boss are in the mix too!

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Nintendo gives games the boot over loot box concerns

Nintendo gives games the boot over loot box concerns

Loot boxes have been a hot button issue lately, and as governments around the world are implementing rules on then or starting to look into the effects of loot boxes, we're seeing publishers begin to respond. Today, Nintendo did just that, announcing that it will stop offering two mobile games in Belgium in response to its legislation regarding loot boxes.

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Pokemon GO guide: Detective Pikachu’s final 24 hours start now!

Pokemon GO guide: Detective Pikachu’s final 24 hours start now!

In 24 hours from the point at which this article goes live, there'll be no more Detective Pikachu in Pokemon GO. The big Detective Pikachu event in Pokemon GO started on May 7th, 2019, at 1PM Pacific. The event is set to end at 1PM Pacific on Friday, May 17th, 2019. Let's talk about how you can get a Detective Pikachu before your time is up.

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Nintendo Switch Online vouchers serve up two games with cut price

Nintendo Switch Online vouchers serve up two games with cut price

The most recent Nintendo Direct offered up a lot of information about Super Mario Maker 2, but at the end of it, Nintendo made a rather surprising announcement. The company revealed a new voucher program that essentially lets Switch owners buy two games of their choice at a discount. It's only available to Switch Online subscribers as well, so it's another way Nintendo is trying to make these subscriptions look more tempting to people who are on the fence.

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Super Mario Maker 2 detailed: Story mode, co-op, new themes and tools

Super Mario Maker 2 detailed: Story mode, co-op, new themes and tools

As promised, Nintendo held a new Nintendo Direct announcement today dedicated to Super Mario Maker 2, revealing all the details fans have been waiting for. Unlike the original Super Mario Maker, the sequel will feature a story mode in which players will finish courses to get coins for rebuilding Princess Peach's ruined castle. Story mode will be joined by a huge list of other changes detailed by Nintendo over its 15-minute broadcast.

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Super Mario Maker 2 Nintendo Direct: How and when to watch today

Super Mario Maker 2 Nintendo Direct: How and when to watch today

Yesterday, Nintendo surprised us all by announcing a new Nintendo Direct devoted entirely to Super Mario Maker 2. The original Super Mario Maker was one of the best reasons to own a Wii U - if not the single best reason - so there's definitely a lot of excitement for this Switch release. Despite that excitement, Nintendo has kept Mario Maker 2 details a secret for the most part, but that all changes today.

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Pokemon Rumble Rush comes out of nowhere as Nintendo’s next mobile game

Pokemon Rumble Rush comes out of nowhere as Nintendo’s next mobile game

Two years ago, Nintendo and The Pokemon Company revealed a mobile game called Pokeland that seemed to borrow heavily from the Pokemon Rumble series. A close alpha launched with that announcement, but after that, The Pokemon Company went radio silent on the game. Fast forward to today and it has resurfaced with a new title and an imminent release.

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Nintendo’s surprise Mario Maker 2 Direct makes E3 2019 exciting

Nintendo’s surprise Mario Maker 2 Direct makes E3 2019 exciting

Nintendo announced today that it will host a special Nintendo Direct dedicated to Super Mario Maker 2 ahead of E3. Super Mario Maker 2 is Nintendo's big summer game for the Switch, and though it's out on June 28th, Nintendo has been pretty quiet about what we should expect in terms of new (or improved) features and capabilities. It seems that whatever lingering questions fans have about Super Mario Maker 2 will be answered tomorrow when this Direct premieres.

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Updated Pokemon GO maps and trackers that still work

Updated Pokemon GO maps and trackers that still work

It's a dark world out there in the world of Pokemon GO, and it's not ever going to be like it once was. Back when the game began, it was a true wild west of gamers, hackers, Pokemon fans, and developers of all sorts. Now here in 2019, when the game still rages on, the hackers and the developers seem to have left the scene - or so it would seem. Today we're running down a few still-living Pokemon GO Maps and Pokemon Trackers that continue to work with the real live game still in-progress!

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Tetris 99 DLC lets you play offline (for a price)

Tetris 99 DLC lets you play offline (for a price)

Tetris 99 has proven to be a very popular game with Switch owners, but thus far, it's only been available to Switch Online subscribers. That's all changing today with the release of Tetris 99's Big Block DLC, which adds two new modes that can both be played offline. That means you'll be able to play Tetris 99 in some form without having to pony up for a Switch Online subscription.

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Nintendo E3 2019 Direct dated with Mario Maker 2 expected to star

Nintendo E3 2019 Direct dated with Mario Maker 2 expected to star

Nintendo has detailed its E3 2019 schedule, and it looks an awful lot like how Nintendo did things last year. There will be Splatoon and Super Smash Bros tournaments again, along with a three-day long Treehouse Live event that will take a deep dive into the games that were revealed during the company's E3 Direct. Details about that special Nintendo Direct are definitely the most exciting part about this schedule reveal, as we now know when that Direct will go down.

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