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Super Nintendo World full tour video shows off new theme park

Super Nintendo World full tour video shows off new theme park

As promised, Nintendo has published a video showing off the new Super Nintendo World theme park at Universal Studios Japan. The new destination will open its doors to the public on February 4, giving fans access to what Nintendo describes as 'a highly themed and immersive' park complete with games and adventures.

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Think you could be a Pokemon Consultant? Here’s what the job takes

Think you could be a Pokemon Consultant? Here’s what the job takes

There are no doubt many of us out there that know a lot about Pokemon. The franchise has been around for nearly 25 years about this point, so there are definitely some fans out there with an encyclopedic knowledge of the series. Do you know enough about Pokemon to land a job as a Pokemon Consultant? Chinese mega-corporation Tencent is looking for one, and the requirements for the job are surprisingly steep.

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Super Nintendo World Direct to show off the theme park for 15 minutes

Super Nintendo World Direct to show off the theme park for 15 minutes

Some industries were hit harder than others during this COVID-19 pandemic. Those that relied on people gathering in a single location, big or small, were some of those that got hit the hardest, and even big resorts and theme parks, like those under Disney's name, temporarily closed or let go of thousands of employees. Despite that, there are still some that try to push through, often under modified conditions, and Nintendo seems intent on showing that it's business as usual by holding a Direct live stream focused solely on its upcoming Super Nintendo World theme park.

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Shiny Pokemon GO costume deluge – Here’s what’s new

Shiny Pokemon GO costume deluge – Here’s what’s new

In the last couple of weeks in the month of December, 2020, Pokemon GO has a variety of odd Pokemon available in the wild. There's a Top Hat Pichu, a 2020 Slowbro, a Holiday Cubchoo, and more. The most awesome bit about this last couple of weeks of Pokemon GO's special edition Pokemon is the fact that they've all got SHINY versions available from the get-go!

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Pokemon GO update fixes a mean Pokeball bug

Pokemon GO update fixes a mean Pokeball bug

This week the folks at Niantic released an update for Pokemon GO that fixes a sticky bug. This bug caused users' Pokeball to stick mid-air on the screen when catching Pokemon. This latest update also fixed an issue that would cause Team GO Rocket to keep their Strange Egg instead of dropping it because the user had no more storage space in their inventory.

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Among Us gets a surprise release on Nintendo Switch

Among Us gets a surprise release on Nintendo Switch

Nintendo's latest Indie World Showcase just wrapped up and it ended with quite the whopper of an announcement: Among Us is coming to Nintendo Switch. Though Among Us originally released on PC and smartphones back in 2018, it didn't catch on until earlier this year when a number of popular streamers started broadcasting the game. With the COVID-19 pandemic keeping people at home, the accessible party game skyrocketed in popularity.

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Shiny Pokemon GO Christmas detail list released

Shiny Pokemon GO Christmas detail list released

Today we're taking a peek at the end-of-year Christmas event series for Pokemon GO. Normally we're most excited about the Halloween event - it was the FIRST Pokemon GO event, after all. But this year, everything changed! Now, the biggest event of the season starts on December 22, 2020.

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Donkey Kong Country 3 leads a new SNES and NES game drop for Switch Online

Donkey Kong Country 3 leads a new SNES and NES game drop for Switch Online

Nintendo is serving up a new handful of SNES and NES games for Nintendo Switch Online, and if you've been paying attention to the last couple of batches, then you should already know what the headliner is this time around. Nintendo is rounding out the Donkey Kong SNES trilogy with this incoming slate of games, adding Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong's Double Trouble to the Switch Online lineup of retro titles.

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Shiny Pokemon GO – what’s out today?

Shiny Pokemon GO – what’s out today?

Despite the cold snap that's cracked upon the midwest this week, Pokemon GO's next event is live! The event is "Distracted by Something Shiny," and it contains a Shiny Celebi. If you're all about completing Special Research VS Jessie and/or James 4x times, you'll find a Shiny Celebi awaiting you in a reward encounter.

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Xbox, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation say they’ve teamed up for safety

Xbox, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation say they’ve teamed up for safety

Today gaming leaders at Microsoft, Nintendo, and Sony gaming teamed up to announce a shared commitment for gaming safety. Corporate Vice President of Xbox Operations, Dave McCarthy, announced that Xbox was aligned with Nintendo "on behalf of the community of Nintendo Switch players", and PlayStation on accomplishing a set of goals for the greater good of the gaming industry. The goals include Prevention, Partnership, and Responsibility.

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One of Final Fantasy’s most popular characters is coming to Super Smash Bros Ultimate

One of Final Fantasy’s most popular characters is coming to Super Smash Bros Ultimate

As promised, the next fighter for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate was just confirmed at The Game Awards, and it looks like our pal Cloud is going to be reviving an old rivalry. Sephiroth has been confirmed as the next character in Ultimate's second Fighters Pass. His reveal happened in a three-minute trailer featuring Cloud and other Smash Bros Ultimate characters that led The Game Awards this evening.

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Shiny Pokemon GO December update brings new Pikachu, Rufflet, Frustration away!

Shiny Pokemon GO December update brings new Pikachu, Rufflet, Frustration away!

There's a new Pikachu in the mix for the next Pokemon GO event, complete with his own cute little satchel. This new version of the monster is called Explorer Pikachu, and he'll be in the game in both standard and Shiny form. This update also includes a new "background" for the game.

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