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SNES Classic game manuals go live just in time for release

SNES Classic game manuals go live just in time for release

Today is a big day for retro game enthusiasts. Not only did we learn that the Commodore 64 is making a return in the form of the C64 Mini, but today is also the day that the SNES Classic launches in the US. If you got your SNES Classic Edition home only to find that you need a refresher on how to play some of these old games, never fear, because the manuals for each have gone live online.

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Nintendo begins killing off the Wii Shop channel next year

Nintendo begins killing off the Wii Shop channel next year

Nintendo has revealed that it will be shutting down one of the cornerstones of Wii: the Wii Shop channel. The good news is that the shut down isn't going to happen for a while yet, though Nintendo will begin winding it down early next year. If you have any titles you'd like to purchase on the Wii Shop then, it's probably best you buy them up sooner rather than later.

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SNES Classic Edition: Where to buy on launch day

SNES Classic Edition: Where to buy on launch day

After a long wait, the SNES Classic Edition arrives tomorrow. Reviews for the new retro console have been encouraging, labeling this as a worthy follow up to the extremely popular NES Classic Edition. It's safe to assume that the SNES Classic Edition is going to be just as popular as its predecessor, so where will you have the best shot of getting one tomorrow?

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SNES Classic Edition Review: Gaming’s finest era returns for round two

SNES Classic Edition Review: Gaming’s finest era returns for round two

It probably shouldn’t come as much of a shock that the NES Classic Edition was as successful as it was. Nostalgia can be a powerful thing and, in this case, it was so powerful that even Nintendo was caught off guard. Now that the NES Classic has served as something of a proof of concept, Nintendo is ready to see if lightning can strike twice with the SNES Classic Edition, hoping to draw in an entirely new generation of gamers.

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Pokemon GO is down and this time it’s serious

Pokemon GO is down and this time it’s serious

Amid login issues aplenty, this morning Pokemon GO was declared officially down and out for several hours. This is the first time in about a year that the service was down for more than an hour or two - and this time it appears to be relatively serious. This time the Pokemon-based adventure app is having trouble with login and, for those that log in, the entire Pokemon GO universe seems to be barren.

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Yes, SNES Classic controllers work with the NES Classic (and vice versa)

Yes, SNES Classic controllers work with the NES Classic (and vice versa)

The SNES Classic Edition will arrive later this week, and I spent the weekend positioned in front my review unit, reliving my childhood with Final Fantasy III. While my review of the device isn't coming up until later this week, there is something interesting I thought I'd share now: your NES Classic controller accessories are compatible with the SNES Classic. This is true the other way around, and it's all thanks to the Wii.

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Pokemon GO: Super Incubator event and 2km egg contents

Pokemon GO: Super Incubator event and 2km egg contents

The Pokemon GO Solstice event is upon us, and today we've taken a look at the details all trainers seek. This update requires that trainers have the newest version of Pokemon GO, first of all - so be sure to head to your app store to get it. Then, it's time to speak about the Super Incubator. The Super Incubator is the newest and most powerful Pokemon GO item to have ever been released in the game - let's have a chat about it.

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Nintendo online accounts now have two-step authentication

Nintendo online accounts now have two-step authentication

These days, two-step authentication is a staple in good online security practices, the same as not re-using passwords on multiple accounts/websites. Thankfully Nintendo has learned from Sony's past mistakes and now offers the feature for its online accounts with the Nintendo Network, which is used on both the Switch and 3DS game systems.

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Super Mario Run update introduces new world, mode, and playable character

Super Mario Run update introduces new world, mode, and playable character

Super Mario Run made its debut late last year as one of Nintendo's first big smartphone games, along with marking the iconic character's first time appearing on a non-Nintendo platform. Those who are still enjoying the run-and-jump mobile game will be pleased to hear that its largest update yet is arriving next week, adding a new playable character and level. And for those who've been waiting to go beyond Super Mario Run's free trial, the full game will be on sale at a substantial discount.

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Nyko wireless SNES controller is perfect for the Classic Edition

Nyko wireless SNES controller is perfect for the Classic Edition

Nintendo is teasing SNES fans with its Classic Edition, a modern version of the retro console that includes wired controllers for a more authentic experience. If you're not so keen on having an authentic experience, Nyko has the controller you probably wish Nintendo would have used: a wireless SNES controller. This model looks just like the original (with the purple and lavender buttons), but it sheds the cable in favor of a small dongle.

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The SNES Classic Edition is here and I’m already in love

The SNES Classic Edition is here and I’m already in love

We're one week out from the launch of the SNES Classic Edition, but today, SlashGear's review unit landed on my doorstep. Though I can't give you a full review just yet (that's coming soon), I can give you an early peek at the mini console itself, along with my initial impressions. It kind of goes without saying, but just like the NES Classic that came before it, the SNES Classic is quite the charming device.

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Pokemon Gold and Silver now available on Nintendo 3DS

Pokemon Gold and Silver now available on Nintendo 3DS

It's a big day for Pokemon fans. Not only is Pokken Tournament DX launching on Nintendo Switch (read our review here), but Nintendo is also bringing Pokemon Gold and Silver to the Nintendo 3DS eShop. These re-releases follow the eShop launch of Pokemon Blue, Red, and Yellow, which were all released to celebrate Pokemon's 20th anniversary.

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