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Pokemon GO update has secret features and 3x new Gen 2 spawns

Pokemon GO update has secret features and 3x new Gen 2 spawns

A number of references to features not yet active in Pokemon GO have been found in the latest version of Pokemon GO. We've done another APK mine of the newest version of Pokemon GO and have found quite a few of these rather interesting bits and pieces. Alongside a set of three new Pokemon just a couple of lines of code away from release, a set of adjustments for Gen 2 has appeared.

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New Zelda: Breath of the Wild images reveal a returning character

New Zelda: Breath of the Wild images reveal a returning character

If you're a Zelda fan, it's hard not to be excited about the incoming release of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. The release is so highly anticipated that it's won the distinction of being Game Informer's cover story for the month of March. With that cover story comes a handful of new images, which reveal some of the environments players will explore and a returning fan favorite character from previous games.

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Pokemon GO Valentines Day event: next Gen 2 release revealed in APK mine

Pokemon GO Valentines Day event: next Gen 2 release revealed in APK mine

With this newest update to Pokemon GO for Valentine's Day, Niantic has made a bunch of updates to the code lending hints about the future. This is not uncommon - each time a new update of Pokemon GO is released, the code changes anywhere from a very tiny amount to massively - optimizations are usually the reason it happens. This week, however, we've got a glimpse into the future - Generation 2, aka Gen 2, is on the horizon!

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See 18 new 1-2-Switch game trailers from Nintendo (with demos)

See 18 new 1-2-Switch game trailers from Nintendo (with demos)

The Nintendo Switch is just around the corner, and 1-2-Switch will be arriving alongside it. Being a collection of mini-games meant to demonstrate the functionality of the Switch's Joy Con controllers, 1-2-Switch certainly ins't your traditional launch title. In fact, it pits players against one another and specifically tells them not to look at the screen, instead relaying everything players need to know through the Joy Con's haptic feedback functionality.

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Fire Emblem Heroes tips: seek the free secret bonus Orbs

Fire Emblem Heroes tips: seek the free secret bonus Orbs

There's a button many users miss in Fire Emblem Heroes, a button that requires the assistance of Nintendo to activate. Today we're having a peek at one of the most often-overlooked elements in the many menus of Fire Emblem Heroes, a game that's nothing if it isn't far more complicated than Nintendo's mobile predecessors. Today we're talking about the Blue Button - have you seen it?

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Pokemon GO Valentines Day event update: Porygon, Lickitung, Candy

Pokemon GO Valentines Day event update: Porygon, Lickitung, Candy

Earlier today the Pokemon GO event for Valentine's Day began, bringing double candy, halfsies on Buddy walking distance, and special event surprises too. Niantic was purposely vague about which Pokemon they'd be making more common in this update, suggesting that it was "Pink" Pokemon that'd be more likely to appear than normal. We've been tracking the spawns since the event was turned on, and there are some oddities!

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How Fire Emblem Heroes inspired one guy to spend $900 on week 1

How Fire Emblem Heroes inspired one guy to spend $900 on week 1

This week in Fire Emblem Heroes - launch week, mind you - one fellow spent a whopping $900 (or more, so he suggests) on gacha. Gacha is the monetization technique used in random-toy vending machines around the world, here used to distribute characters in Fire Emblem Heroes. While the game itself is free to play, users are encouraged to attain new characters (heroes) to use whilst playing. Gamer Kookoo22 decided that Fire Emblem Heroes was put together well enough that he'd give the gacha element a go - over, and over, and over again.

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New Zelda: Breath of the Wild trailer previews sprawling environments

New Zelda: Breath of the Wild trailer previews sprawling environments

We've got a new trailer for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild to gawk at this morning. Not all of the content we see in this trailer is new, but there are few new shots lurking within. Really, it's just another look at a highly anticipated game, and what will be the Nintendo Switch game to have at launch.

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Pokemon GO Valentine’s Day event details plus expanded Gen 2 news

Pokemon GO Valentine’s Day event details plus expanded Gen 2 news

As Valentine's Day draws ever nearer, the potential for Pokemon Go's Gen 2 update grows ever riper. One mighty Gen 2 update has the potential to be as much of a change to the platform as Gold/Silver were to the original series. Clues appeared in the most recent update to the game's APK file for Android pointing to a new set of Johto updates. This collection added to the already significant backlog of not-quite-published bit of code. UPDATE: The Valentine's Day event is official!*

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How to get 10,000 Fire Emblem Heroes Hero Feathers this week

How to get 10,000 Fire Emblem Heroes Hero Feathers this week

Nintendo has been giving out a lot of free stuff to celebrate the launch of Fire Emblem Heroes but what's coming later this week is by far one of the biggest prizes. Nintendo held a promotion on Twitter, asking for a Fire Emblem Heroes-related post to get 10,000 global retweets. So long as that goal was achieved by February 7 (today) at 7 PM Eastern, Nintendo said it would reward all Fire Emblem Heroes players with 10,000 hero feathers.

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NES Classic Edition in stock now at Best Buy [Update: Sold out]

NES Classic Edition in stock now at Best Buy [Update: Sold out]

We've got some big news for you if you're still trying to snag an NES Classic Edition - at the time of this writing, the nearly impossible to find mini console is back in stock at Best Buy. As always, you'll want to act fast to secure one for yourself, because there's no telling how many Best Buy has to sell. If the past is any indication, then Best Buy's stock will sell through quickly regardless of how many are on hand.

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There’s a ridiculously easy way to get thousands of Super Mario Run coins

There’s a ridiculously easy way to get thousands of Super Mario Run coins

If you find yourself short on coins in Super Mario Run, then the latest promotion from Nintendo is absolutely for you. Nintendo is giving away 2,222 coins in Super Mario Run to pretty much anyone who wants them. The company is doing this in celebration of the launch of Fire Emblem Heroes, which released for iOS and Android last week.

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