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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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Fire Emblem Heroes Tier List, Launch Week, February 2017

Fire Emblem Heroes Tier List, Launch Week, February 2017

The first collection of characters in Fire Emblem Heroes has been ranked and tagged, making it simple for users to decide on which heroes to keep, and which to send home. Here in the first week of the game's launch, some of the rankings are relatively obvious. If I roll a 5-star base unit, I'm going to want to keep it - that's the top of the charts no matter how we slice it.

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Nintendo’s Fire Emblem Heroes reaches nearly $3M in first day revenue

Nintendo’s Fire Emblem Heroes reaches nearly $3M in first day revenue

We've come a very long way from the times when Nintendo refused to consider coming to smartphones. The third mobile game based on the game giant's franchises, and the second from Nintendo itself, was released this week in the form of Fire Emblem Heroes for iOS and Android. And just like that it's already proven itself a hit, with data from Sensor Tower showing the game earned $2.9 million in gross revenue within its first 24 hours.

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NES Classic Edition sales have hit 1.5 million despite stock shortages

NES Classic Edition sales have hit 1.5 million despite stock shortages

It might be hard to believe since it's impossible to find, but Nintendo has revealed that the NES Classic Edition has sold 1.5 million units globally. What was once expected to be a niche item has turned into something of a sensation, with stock selling out immediately upon launch back in November. Ever since then, any new stock retailers get in has been snatched up instantly.

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Pokemon Go Valentine’s Day Update and big news event for February

Pokemon Go Valentine’s Day Update and big news event for February

While Reddit chatter dwindles in the main Pokemon GO forums, diehard fans badger Niantic for clues on the next big update. This update is tipped to come at around Valentine's Day - but the possibilities aren't quite so solid as they once were. Our anonymous source with knowledge of the subject suggests that Niantic is far less likely, now, to follow the end-of-month event schedule they'd more or less set in motion in the last several months of 2016.

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Nintendo Switch currently has more than 100 games in development

Nintendo Switch currently has more than 100 games in development

If you were worried that the Nintendo Switch may not get support from third parties, the following factoid might put some of those concerns at ease. Nintendo President Tatsumi Kimishima said during this week's financial briefing that there are currently more than 100 games in development for the Switch. That represents a fairly significant increase from the number of games that were in development when Nintendo held its Switch presentation in January.

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Nintendo should take Pokemon GO away from Niantic

Nintendo should take Pokemon GO away from Niantic

Nintendo's released Super Mario Run for mobile devices and Fire Emblem Heroes soon approaches, but today we're talking about what could be. Today we're going to create the ideal game from scratch, without direct regard for how it'd get done. Today we're going to imagine what Nintendo could do to make the perfect game for mobile devices - one that'd capture the imagination and the coin from gamers and non-gamers alike, all around the world.

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Fire Emblem Heroes release begins on Android and iOS

Fire Emblem Heroes release begins on Android and iOS

Just a couple of weeks after giving its Fire Emblem mobile game a name, Nintendo is launching it on iOS and Android. Today is the day that strategy fans will be able to check out Fire Emblem Heroes, though it doesn't seem like all regions are getting it right away. The good news, however, is that it doesn't seem to be a timed exclusive for one platform, meaning it's launching on both iOS and Android at the same time.

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Nintendo Switch online service will cost this much

Nintendo Switch online service will cost this much

Nintendo's much hyped upcoming console is hardly going to be the perfect gaming device for everybody. But after the initial honeymoon period following the reveal of the device, even stalwart Nintendo Switch fans are starting to cringe at the warts that are slowly being revealed. The biggest wart perhaps is the online service that will accompany the console. It is becoming rather a disappointment and liability not because Nintendo might be charging $20 to $30 for it but because it will be charging for some things that have previously been provided for free.

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Have a look at this Nintendo Switch Super Bowl commercial

Have a look at this Nintendo Switch Super Bowl commercial

If you needed anymore proof that the marketing machine for the Nintendo Switch is primed and ready to go, look no further: Nintendo has announced that it will run a Switch ad during the Super Bowl. This is pretty big news, because not only does it put the Switch in front of the millions of viewers who will be watching the game, but this is the first time Nintendo has ever run a Super Bowl ad.

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