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Xenoblade Chronicles 2 headlines the next Nintendo Direct

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 headlines the next Nintendo Direct

The Nintendo Switch had enjoyed a big year so far. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild started a string of successful first-party releases for Nintendo's newest console that brought us all the way up to last week's launch of Super Mario Odyssey. Those two games on their own are enough to make Switch owners happy, but Nintendo isn't quite done yet.

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Pikachu voice invades Amazon Echo Alexa and Google Home smart speakers

Pikachu voice invades Amazon Echo Alexa and Google Home smart speakers

Over the past 20 years, the Pokemon series has become a pop culture mainstay. Leading the way is the franchise's mascot, a little yellow mouse called Pikachu. Even if you've never played a minute of a Pokemon game in your life, you probably know who Pikachu is - after all, being the face of Pokemon, the electric rodent tends to have a way of popping up everywhere.

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Pokemon UltraSun and UltraMoon has something long-time fans will love

Pokemon UltraSun and UltraMoon has something long-time fans will love

If you count yourself among the Pokemon faithful and you haven't been sold on UltraSun and UltraMoon yet, this is probably going to be trailer that does it. Though Nintendo has relied on a trickle release of information to build hype for Pokemon UltraSun and UltraMoon, today it opened the floodgates. Just a word of warning, though: this latest trailer features a lot of spoilers, so if you'd rather go in to these games clean, it's probably best not to read on.

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Super Mario Odyssey just broke a big Nintendo record

Super Mario Odyssey just broke a big Nintendo record

Earlier this week, we heard that Super Mario Odyssey managed to sell 2 million copies worldwide in its first 3 days of availability. That's a big enough achievement on its own, but they don't stop there. Nintendo announced today that the marquee Switch title has broken more of the company's sales records - at least here in the US.

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Nintendo Switch Korg app proves it’s more than just a game

Nintendo Switch Korg app proves it’s more than just a game

Assuming its great post-launch momentum keeps up, the Switch is bound to get a lot of excellent titles in the years to come. Given the flexibility of its Joy-Con controllers, we'll likely see plenty of developers experiment with unique control schemes in some of those games. One of the first companies to do so isn't a game developer at all, but rather music company Korg.

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Pokemon GO Halloween has one more surprise today

Pokemon GO Halloween has one more surprise today

Pokemon GO has one more Halloween event surprise coming to users around the globe this morning. That is the release of the third and final Shiny Pokemon in the new Gen 3 Ghost and Dark type collection. The third Shiny monster in this set is Shuppet, a Pokemon that basically looks like a butterscotch candy covered with a wrapper and a spike in its head.

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Nintendo Black Friday deals include a must-have 2DS special

Nintendo Black Friday deals include a must-have 2DS special

Now that it's officially November, it's time to begin looking forward to (or dreading, depending your perspective) Black Friday. Nintendo is definitely excited, as it's announced the deals it has on deck for Black Friday shoppers. Some of the best revolve around The Legend of Zelda series, so if you've yet to take the plunge on Breath of the Wild, you might want to check these out.

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Super Mario Run was huge, but Nintendo isn’t happy

Super Mario Run was huge, but Nintendo isn’t happy

With all of the buzz surrounding the Switch and Super Mario Odyssey lately, it's been easy to forget about Nintendo's mobile efforts. We've got Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp to look forward to in the months to come, but how are Nintendo's existing mobile games doing? It would seem that Super Mario Run is doing really well, at least from a downloads perspective.

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SNES Classic: With 2m sold, what does Nintendo do next?

SNES Classic: With 2m sold, what does Nintendo do next?

With Nintendo's latest round of financial results comes the opportunity to update all of us on how the SNES Classic Edition is doing. Considering the success of its predecessor, the NES Classic Edition, we were all assuming that the SNES Classic would do just as well (if not better). As it turns out, those who bet on the SNES Classic being a hit were right, which probably comes as a shock to precisely zero people.

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Pokemon GO Trick or Treat is tonight – it’s super spooky

Pokemon GO Trick or Treat is tonight – it’s super spooky

Niantic announced a Pokemon GO event starting earlier this month - but tonight is the best time to make the most of it. Tonight is the night where you get double candy - but also another big bunch of candy because it's also Halloween right now - it's Halloween RIGHT NOW! That means so much candy your face is about to melt directly off your head-bones.

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Super Mario Odyssey is already a hit

Super Mario Odyssey is already a hit

Given the amount of hype surrounding Super Mario Odyssey before its launch, it was pretty much a foregone conclusion that it would be a successful game. Nintendo revealed today just how successful it's become, and the number of sales it racked up over the weekend alone are impressive to say the least. After hearing Nintendo talk sales numbers today, it seems safe to conclude that Super Mario Odyssey is going to be a major hit for the Switch.

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Nintendo Switch may need just one year to beat Wii U

Nintendo Switch may need just one year to beat Wii U

That the Nintendo Switch is a popular device isn't really some kind of shocking revelation. Up until recently, the Switch frequently sold out across the US, and stock can still be low in some areas around the country. It would appear, however, that the Switch is even more popular than Nintendo expected it to be - and more popular than even its early momentum suggested.

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