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What's a good video game controller for a toddler? Absolutely required: A reliable way of connecting it to a Windows 7 or 8 laptop. I don't mind using JoyToKey or 3rd-party drivers if necessary. Preferred: Wireless, so it can't be used to pull the laptop...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: CustooFintel | Thursday, August 28, 2014
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There's a good helping of eShop eStuff to tuck into this week, both on Wii U and 3DS. On the portable side, Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright features two characters who were born to point together - check out our review for a more nuanced......
From: Joystiq | By: Sinan Kubba | Friday, August 29, 2014
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For more on Gone Home, check out our review. (The Unite 2014 video is below the break as well as the text from the image for anyone who has difficulty reading it.) ......
From: Joystiq | By: Sinan Kubba | Friday, August 29, 2014
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A bunch of Capcom eShop 3DS and Wii U games are on sale until the morning of September 4.  Writing about Capcom just makes me want to replay every Clover game and Resident Evil 4. At least Mega Fans are getting good Mega Man alternates. Read more......
From: Destructoid | By: Steven Hansen | Friday, August 29, 2014
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I hope you like Meta Knight, because you're about to get a hot load of him right into your eyeballs with this menagerie of Super Smash Bros. screens. And I don't care what anyone says. It stings.  But, onto more important topics. Who are you going...
From: Destructoid | By: Brittany Vincent | Thursday, August 28, 2014
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Speaking at conference for developers, Nintendo reveals the audience that is actually spending money to buy games on its digital platform....
From: VentureBeat | By: Jeffrey Grubb | Thursday, August 28, 2014
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 Nintendo has seen better times. Back in June, the company announced a quarterly loss despite tripling sales of its flagship console, the Wii U. The numbers were bad, but look even worse when looking back with context: if Nintendo sold the Wii U at...
From: TechCrunch | By: Kyle Russell | Thursday, August 28, 2014
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Gone Home to Wii U? At around 6:55 of this video, Nintendo of America's Damon Baker says that last year's critically-acclaimed first-person adventure is coming to Nintendo's console. We knew it was coming to some consoles . No confirmation yet from publisher...
From: Kotaku | By: Stephen Totilo | Thursday, August 28, 2014
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GameStop takes up to 75% off a selection of pre-owned video games. Plus, coupon code "CAG16" takes an extra 16% off. Shipping adds $3.99, or spend over $25 and bag free shipping via coupon code "SAVER". Shop for games for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Nintendo...
From: CNET | Thursday, August 28, 2014
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There's nothing worse than fighting tooth, nail, and banana peel for first place in Mario Kart, only to lose it because a blue shell decided to saunter up and explode on your parade. Would you believe, though, that it's actually one of the best things...
From: Kotaku | By: Nathan Grayson | Thursday, August 28, 2014
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Following a successful run on PS4, PS3, Vita, Wii U and Steam, Zoink Games and publisher Ripstone have created a new version of wacky psychic adventure Stick It To The Man expressly for the Xbox One. Stick It To The Man centers on a hapless hardhat......
From: Joystiq | By: Earnest Cavalli | Thursday, August 28, 2014
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A Nielsen survey reveals that nearly a third of PS4 owners previously owned an Xbox 360 or Wii. Why did so many gamers switch over?...
From: The Motley Fool | By: Leo Sun, The Motley Fool | Thursday, August 28, 2014
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Can we all agree that letting a 9-year old fire an Uzi is a really nutty idea?Actually, no we can't:A Nevada gun range today defended having children fire automatic weapons despite the fatal accident at a nearby...
From: Hullabaloo | By: tristero | Thursday, August 28, 2014
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Create a caption for this picture! Keep it clean, extra points for hilarity. Your wittiest, most cleverest captions in the comments. The Denver Broncos play the Dallas Cowboys later today. With that being the case, it's time to poke fun at quarterback...
From: Mile High Report | By: Jon Heath | Thursday, August 28, 2014
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Stick it to the Man managed to do something that rarely any other game on the market does these days -- make me laugh. Billed as a "comedic platformer," Stick it is now available on the Xbox One for $9.99. Developer Zoink! Games reports that the series...
From: Destructoid | By: Chris Carter | Thursday, August 28, 2014
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Today is a massive day for the Nintendo eShop -- one of the biggest in recent memory. On the Wii U we have Mega Man X3 on the Virtual Console, followed by Donkey Kong Jr. Math, SteamWorld Dig, and The Fall. The 3DS is the real money-maker today, with...
From: Destructoid | By: Chris Carter | Thursday, August 28, 2014
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Capcom has posted screenshots of its 2015 remaster of Resident Evil as well as equivalent shots from the so-called "REmake." There are even sliders on Capcom-Unity so you can quickly see how the new version stacks up to the Wii port of the GameCube remake....
From: Destructoid | By: Jordan Devore | Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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Now that's a Yoshi of a different color! As part of its big Mario Kart 8 update announcement yesterday, Nintendo revealed that two of the game's most popular characters—Shy Guy and Yoshi—are now available in eight different shades. They all look...
From: Kotaku | By: Yannick LeJacq | Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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It'll cost a little more than many probably hoped, but it comes with a pack-in game and it's less expensive than the Windows version....
From: Time | By: Matt Peckham | Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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Legend of Zelda's Link and other characters you're not used to seeing alongside Mario will soon be crossing the finish line in Mario Kart 8 as part of some cross-franchise downloadable content announced by Nintendo. Nintendo will offer two packs of downloadable...
From: Mashable | By: Chelsea Stark | Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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The latest issue of Edge states that map in Xenoblade Chronicles X is going to significantly dwarf the world of the original Xenoblade Chronicles. Think five times bigger, in fact. Director Tetsuya Takahashi elaborates in the latest issue of Edge: "Vehicles...
From: Destructoid | By: Brittany Vincent | Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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Just a few hours ago Nintendo jumped onto the Miiverse to post a quick update regarding some new functionality on the PC side of the service. It turns out that you'll now be able to display your favorite game genres in your profile, up to a limit of...
From: Destructoid | By: Chris Carter | Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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SteamWorld Dig is hitting the Wii U on August 28th, and if you happen to live in the EU, AUS, or NZ regions, you'll get a 25% off discount for owning the 3DS version. But wait -- why isn't this cross-buy discount available in North America too?According...
From: Destructoid | By: Chris Carter | Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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Los Angeles -- Pikachu and Link will be among the first characters coming to "amiibo." Nintendo announced Friday that 12 characters will initially be part of its upcoming toy-game franchise set for release this year. In addition to the "Pokemon" and...
From: San Francisco Chronicle | By: Associated Press | Friday, August 29, 2014
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Nintendo made a few changes to Mario Kart 8 this week—some big, some small, some the size of a luxury card brand's new SUV. If nothing else, this gives us a good opportunity to pause and reflect on how one of the summer's biggest games is doing. So...
From: Kotaku | By: Yannick LeJacq | Friday, August 29, 2014
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In case you haven't heard, Nintendo announced another version of the 3DS called the "New 3DS." It has a second stick, faster download speeds, it runs faster, has amiibo support out of the box, can communicate directly with a PC, and it has extra shoulder...
From: Destructoid | By: Chris Carter | Friday, August 29, 2014
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Last night, Nintendo held a Japan-only Nintendo direct, where they announced several things including new 3DS models which have a second circle pad built in among several new features and a brand new Smash Bros. character. The new models will reportedly...
From: Geekosystem | By: Dan Van Winkle | Friday, August 29, 2014
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It’s certainly been a busy morning for Nintendo. Along with announcing this week’s content for the current 3DS and Wii U consoles, the publisher has now pulled back the curtain on a brand new 3DS and 3DS XL model.
From: Cinema Blend | Friday, August 29, 2014
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Nintendo has a pretty cool promotion going on for all you Smash Bros. fans out there. If you buy both versions of the upcoming game on the 3DS and Wii U, you'll get a free soundtrack. It looks like there are two discs, red and blue, which likely refer...
From: Destructoid | By: Chris Carter | Friday, August 29, 2014
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Firstofall,here’slastnight’sNintendoDirectboileddowntothepartyouactuallycareabout.Fiveminutesoffootage,andyeah,itlooksspectacular.Nowhere’sthepartwherewemakefunofNintendofortwohundredwords.Hey,didyouhearthatNintendojustlaunchedaprettymuchentirelynewportableconsole?No?...
From: Gamma Squad | By: danuproxx | Friday, August 29, 2014
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Without any real fanfare of any kind, Nintendo has sent over word of a gamed called Ultimate NES Remix for the 3DS. It'll launch on the eShop and in retail form on December 5th, and will be priced at $29.99. According to Nintendo the game will feature...
From: Destructoid | By: Chris Carter | Friday, August 29, 2014
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Tons of new games are coming down the line for the 3DS and Wii U, with more than 60 of them slated to release before the end of the year. This morning, Nintendo sent along a handy list of what we can expect this Fall. Skimming, I have my eye on Shantae...
From: Destructoid | By: Dale North | Friday, August 29, 2014
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Nintendo has sent word that Bayonetta 2 will be hitting the Wii U on October 24th. In case you haven't heard of it yet, she'll also gain access to a new "snake transformation" that will let her navigate water, and of course, the first game will be bundled...
From: Destructoid | By: Chris Carter | Friday, August 29, 2014
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Nintendo revealed an initial line up of Amiibo toys on Thursday. The near-field communication-equipped action figures compatible with Nintendo Wii U and 3DS games like Super Smash Bros. will cost $12.99 each when they launch, but Nintendo has yet to......
From: Joystiq | By: Anthony John Agnello | Friday, August 29, 2014
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Nintendo announced five new hardware bundles for this Fall season this morning. The Super Mario 3D World Deluxe Set launches in mid-September. For $299 you'll get the Wii U Deluxe Set, Super Mario 3D World, and Nintendo Land. Walmart has an exclusive...
From: Destructoid | By: Dale North | Friday, August 29, 2014
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Nintendo has opened up pre-orders for their amiibo figures today, and they are priced at $12.99. According to the publisher, Villager, Fox, Kirby, Marth, Wii Fit Trainer, Mario, Peach, Link, Samus, Yoshi, Donkey Kong, and Pikachu are among the first...
From: Destructoid | By: Chris Carter | Friday, August 29, 2014
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Nintendo has revealed a significant hardware revision for its popular 3DS and 3DS XL handheld gaming systems.The update adds several new physical controls to the device, while switching storage type and adding NFC functionality. .. Continue Reading Nintendo...
From: Gizmag | By: Chris Wood | Friday, August 29, 2014
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Gone Home. It spawned the worst debate since, "Is it art?" the dreaded, "Is it a game?" Thankfully it lead to more thoughtful writing, too, outside of that human centipede.  It was previously announced for undisclosed console release this fall. We are...
From: Destructoid | By: Steven Hansen | Friday, August 29, 2014
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Along with a new 3DS for Japan, which is not planned for the US or Europe this year, Nintendo also revealed new Wii U bundles. Available sometime in mid-September, Nintendo of America plans on launching a Super Mario 3D World and Mario Kart 8......
From: Joystiq | By: Alexander Sliwinski | Friday, August 29, 2014
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Nintendo is bringing back Xenoblade Chronicles for the new 3DS, and the new 3DS alone. The Wii JRPG was announced for Nintendo's newly unveiled handheld during its Direct stream this morning, and as Gematsu and Siliconera report, it'll only run on......
From: Joystiq | By: Sinan Kubba | Friday, August 29, 2014
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Bayonetta 2, the new Platinum Games and Nintendo joint starring a witch wearing a jumpsuit made of her own hair, will officially be available on the North American Wii U just in time for Halloween. Both retail and downloadable versions of Bayonetta 2......
From: Joystiq | By: Anthony John Agnello | Friday, August 29, 2014
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Oh my goooddd. How did I miss this until now? It's like a Nausicaa game. Thank you sir Shovel Knight for making a cross over appearance (above) in Aegis Defenders, which is how it came to my attention.  The Kickstarter already passed its initial funding...
From: Destructoid | By: Steven Hansen | Friday, August 29, 2014
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Nintendo used a Japanese Nintendo Direct this morning (which many hoped would contain a Super Smash Bros. Wii U release date) to announce a new version of its 3DS handheld. The news has surprised many, and so have the details about what the 3DS revamp...
From: Forbes | By: Paul Tassi | Friday, August 29, 2014
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Nintendo on Friday announced new versions of its bestselling 3DS and 3DS XL handheld gaming devices. In Japan this morning, it unveiled the new 3DS models, which include new colored buttons honoring the old SNES console, as well as a new “C-stick”...
From: Business Insider | By: Dave Smith | Friday, August 29, 2014
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Bayonetta 2 will be released in North America on October 24, Nintendo announced. As we've previously learned, the game will be hitting the Wii U alongside the first Bayonetta —so mark your calendars, 'cause Bayonetta is going full Nintendo on October...
From: Kotaku | By: András Neltz | Friday, August 29, 2014
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LOS ANGELES — Pikachu and Link will be among the first characters coming to "amiibo."Nintendo says 12 characters will be part of its upcoming toy-game line set for release later this year. The initial line-up will include Mario, Princess Peach, Yoshi,...
From: Boston Herald | By: By Associated Press | Friday, August 29, 2014
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This morning's Japanese Nintendo Direct kicked off with a bang, officially unveiling Shulk in Super Smash Bros, set to hit the 3DS and Wii U later this year. Following a leak that included the Xeno star, it looks like the other characters are going...
From: Destructoid | By: Chris Carter | Friday, August 29, 2014
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