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NES Classic Edition production ends in Europe

NES Classic Edition production ends in Europe

Last week, Nintendo announced that it was discontinuing the immensely popular NES Classic Edition in the US. Today, the company confirmed that the mini console will be discontinued in Europe as well. That probably isn't the most surprising news given its discontinuation in the US, but now we've got official confirmation from Nintendo.

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5 Pokemon GO Art Drop projects to keep kids creating

5 Pokemon GO Art Drop projects to keep kids creating

Today we examine a collection of awesome ways in which Pokemon GO fans are making the most of the game offline. Without needing Niantic to do an update to Pokemon GO, without waiting for an event to occur, these intrepid artists have turned the physical world of Pokemon GO into an awesome opportunity for sharing artwork. That's what we're focusing on today - sharing outside the game using the game as a map!

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This Pokestop trend makes Pokemon GO fun for kids again

This Pokestop trend makes Pokemon GO fun for kids again

Over the past month we've noticed a trend in Pokemon GO that could revitalize the game for fans of all ages. Those disillusioned by the influx of hackers and cheaters in the game will be glad to know: there's a group of players fighting back. While we've seen several "ban waves" from Niantic attempting to stop hackers, a group of resourceful players are waging a new battle in-game: opening up Pokemon Gyms for kids and new users.

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Nintendo Switch sells an estimated 2.4m units in first month

Nintendo Switch sells an estimated 2.4m units in first month

By most accounts, the Nintendo Switch seems to be off to a strong start. Last week, Nintendo announced that it had sold more that 900,000 units in the US during the Switch's first month, and now analytics firm SuperData is giving us a better idea of its global performance. Furthermore, SuperData has boosted its sales expectations for 2017 following this solid launch.

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Pokemon GO’s Easter Event Temporary Egg Chart Update

Pokemon GO’s Easter Event Temporary Egg Chart Update

Today we've got a new Pokemon GO Egg Chart that includes all the Pokemon known to hatch from eggs with the latest update to the game. Over the weekend all of our most hardcore Pokemon GO friends will be involved DEEPLY in the Eggstravaganza. During this egg-related event, the egg cracking ratios will be different from what they were before the event, and almost certainly different from what they will be in the near future.

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Nintendo Switch is the fastest-selling Nintendo system ever

Nintendo Switch is the fastest-selling Nintendo system ever

You know how companies often boast about how their next gen product is the best ever, compared to their previous gen product? That is generally true, though there are some exceptions, like the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 and the Nintendo Wii U. It seems that Nintendo is making up for lost time and sales with the Nintendo Switch. The Japanese gaming giant is now proudly revealing just how much Nintendo Switch units its was able to sell in March, in the US alone, making it its fastest-selling video game system in its history and, a bolder claim to make, one of the fastest selling gaming system of all time.

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NES Classic Edition has been officially discontinued

NES Classic Edition has been officially discontinued

Bad news for those of you who have been looking for an NES Classic Edition since November: Nintendo has officially pulled the plug on the mini console. The company says that retailers will be receiving their final shipments throughout April, and after that, you'll have to rely on third party resellers if you want to find one. Nintendo, as many of you already know, has had major issues keeping the NES Classic in stock ever since its November launch.

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Pokemon GO Easter Event Start Time, Details, Strategy

Pokemon GO Easter Event Start Time, Details, Strategy

This afternoon the Pokemon GO Easter Event begins - though you wont find Niantic calling it that, exactly. Instead, Niantic calls this their Pokemon GO Eggstravaganza, and it begins this afternoon. In this event we'll find that a "greater variety of Pokemon can now be found in 2 km Eggs," in addition to additional Candy in every egg hatched. There's a bit more XP to be had at this event as well.

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Nintendo Switch gets Neon Yellow Joy-con, standalone dock

Nintendo Switch gets Neon Yellow Joy-con, standalone dock

Nintendo's recently held Direct live stream was unsurprisingly brimming with new games, or at least dates for those games. That said, there was plenty of room for some hardware surprises too. And, also unsurprisingly, they revolve around the new Nintendo Switch. Splashing a bit more color on the handheld/console hybrid, Nintendo has announced a Neon Yellow Joy-con that will be up for grabs in June. Before that happens, though, Nintendo will be selling limited quantities of its standalone Switch Dock starting next month.

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Nintendo 3DS not forgotten in Nintendo Direct stream

Nintendo 3DS not forgotten in Nintendo Direct stream

Nintendo just held one of its Nintendo Direct live stream press releases and, unsurprisingly, much of the fanfare was focused on its latest Switch handheld console. That, however, doesn't mean it has forgotten about its other gaming handheld. As if reassuring owners that the Nintendo 3DS lives on, the company revealed nearly a dozen titles that will grace the device all throughout the year.

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Nintendo Switch upcoming games detailed: Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Minecraft and more

Nintendo Switch upcoming games detailed: Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Minecraft and more

Nintendo held its latest 'Nintendo Direct' today, and during it the company detailed more than a dozen games that will be arriving for the Switch in coming days, weeks, and months. This includes some hotly anticipated games, such as Minecraft and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, as well as some beloved classics via the NEOGEO Arcade Archives and Namco Museum. In addition to the game launches, Nintendo revealed that a limited quantity batch of standalone Switch docks will arrive on May 19.

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Splatoon 2 is arriving on Nintendo Switch this July

Splatoon 2 is arriving on Nintendo Switch this July

Splatoon 2, the sequel to Nintendo's hit Splatoon game, will be arriving on the Nintendo Switch this upcoming July, the company has announced. The game's release on July 21 will coincide with the release of Splatoon 2 amiibo figures, of which the company says it'll be making Inkling Squid, Inkling Girl, and Inkling Boy available. Joining these announcements is a new Salmon Run mode coming in Splatoon 2.

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