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Nintendo NX Development Does Not Include Shigeru Miyamoto

LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 10:  Creator of the video game Zelda Shigeru Miyamoto speaks onstage at Spike TV's "2011 Video Game Awards" at Sony Studios on December 10, 2011 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Mark Davis/Getty Images)

The creator of Mario, The Legend of Zelda, and Donkey Kong is taking a break from console development. In an interview with Forbes magazine, famed developer Shigeru Miyamoto revealed he is taking a backseat for the development of the Nintendo NX, the next hardware platform from Nintendo. The Inquisitr has already covered why Miyamoto believes… Read more »

Shigeru Miyamoto On Why Tablets Caused The Wii U To Fail

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Shigeru Miyamoto stated in an interview with Fortune that the rising popularity of tablets during the Wii U’s launch window is the biggest factor in the ultimate downfall of the console. The Wii U’s predecessor, simply called the Wii, was the third best-selling video game console behind the PlayStation 2 (155 million) and original PlayStation… Read more »

JRPGs Rule New Video Game Releases For The Week Of June 28, 2015

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JRPGs rule the new video game releases for the week of Jun 28, 2015. In the shadow of Rocksteady’s Batman: Arkham Knight released the week previously, there are no other AAA releases on the schedule this week, which gives everyone time to finish up the Batman: Arkham saga. Instead, the niche of JRPGs is getting… Read more »

Dear Nintendo: My Love-Hate Letter To The Video Game Giant

Nintendo Love-Hate Letter

Dear Nintendo, I am really not your target demographic, yet I can’t quit you. As an online entrepreneur/husband/father, who usually has very little time for gaming, I nonetheless developed an urge a few months ago to reenter the video gaming world. I was looking for a handheld gaming experience that had better graphics than what… Read more »

On Top Of The Nintendo World: Jovenshire On The NWC 2015 Experience

LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 14:  In this photo provided by Nintendo of America, host Kevin Pereira welcomes the enthusiastic crowd at L.A. LIVE and fans watching online to the Nintendo World Championships 2015 on June 14, 2015. The Nintendo World Championships, which were last seen in 1990, is a video game competition featuring games from the past, present and future of Nintendo, and kicks off the E3 video game trade show in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jonathan Leibson/Getty Images for Nintendo of America)

With the 80s era and eSports on trend, the 2015 Nintendo World Championships marked a nostalgic return of one of Nintendo’s cherished competitions. After Nintendo thanked everyone for watching and the cameras shut off, fans lingered by the stage to catch a glimpse of the newly crowned world champion, John “John Numbers” Goldberg, and congratulate… Read more »

‘Super Smash Bros.’ Leak Reveals Two New Characters [Video]

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A leak has revealed two new DLC characters for Wii U’s Super Smash Bros., including videos of both of the fighters in action. Street Fighter’s Ryu and Fire Emblem‘s Roy will be the latest additions. According to Destructoid, fans can expect to see the Super Smash Bros. characters officially debut at the E3 conference tomorrow…. Read more »

‘Splatoon’ Outsells ‘The Witcher 3’ In Japan

Splatoon Outsells The Witcher 3 Wii U

Sales charts from 4Gamer show that Nintendo’s Splatoon outsold The Witcher 3 in Japan making it the number one game in the country during its first week on sale. The hard data on the chart shows a total of 144,818 copies of Splatoon sold during its first week on sale topping Hatsune Miku and Future… Read more »

New Video Games Released For The Week Of May 24, 2015

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Amongst the new video games released for this week, we find some nostalgia filled arcade classics, a remastered RPG that won over critics and gamers in 2014, and never-ending spinning limo ride through downtown. ArcaniA: The Complete Tale is a new port of the game featuring a native 1080p resolution. The game features the core… Read more »

The Nintendo NX Will Not Be At E3, Says President Iwata

Nintendo NX Will Not be at E3

Nintendo has confirmed that the Nintendo NX will not be at E3 this year. The mysterious “NX” system was first disclosed to the public during the event announcing the partnership between mobile gaming heavyweight developer DeNA and Nintendo. The gaming press and investors were curious if the partnership of the two companies was the signal… Read more »

The Wii U Is Dead, Long Live The Wii U

The Wii U is one life support

The Wii U has been thought of as being on life support almost since the console was first launched by Nintendo. Having said that, it’s hard to know exactly when the company gave up on the Wii U, but industry analysts from every corner of the globe seem to agree that it has indeed given… Read more »

New Video Games For The Week Of April 5, 2015

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The new video games for the week of April 5, 2015, are almost upon us. There are not a great deal of AAA titles this week. In fact, only one title fits that bill which is Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin for the last and current-gen video game consoles. A smattering of… Read more »

Wii U Getting ‘Mario Party 10’ This Week

Mario Party 10 coming soon

The Wii U might be kicking off its spring and summer of success with the release of Mario Party 10 this week. The Wii U will get the newest edition of the long-running series on March 20. It’s possible the game is the first of many that are going to be hitting store shelves this… Read more »

Video Games Releases For The Week Of March 15, 2015

New Video Games Battlefield Hardline Type-0

Battlefield: Hardline is the undisputed heavy weight for the week for new video game releases. The spinoff entry into EA’s Battlefield franchise takes the action away from a generic war setting to a cops and robbers setting, although the cops and robbers are as well armed as a small army. If you find yourself looking… Read more »

New Video Game Releases For The Week of March 1, 2015

New Video Game Releases March 1

Digital content is king in this week of new video game releases. The week of March 1, 2015, will see the release of primarily indie titles suck as OlliOlli2 and Helldivers, along with the continuation of Resident Evil Revelations 2 with the second episode in the series, entitled Contemplation. Resident Evil Revelations 2: Episode 2… Read more »

Wii U Crossbuy Will Feature Third-Party Games As Well As Nintendo Titles

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The Wii U and Nintendo 3DS crossbuy service officially launching this month is apparently going to be available to third-party games, as well as those published by Nintendo. The revelation regarding the Wii U came about thanks to the announcement from Curve Digital regarding its hit game, OlliOlli. The announcement sheds a little more light… Read more »

New Video Game Releases For The Week Of February 22, 2015

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Resident Evil, one of the most iconic franchises in video games, is receiving its first episodic release amongst the new video game releases for the week of February 22, 2015. The critically-acclaimed Resident Evil:Revelations first debuted on the Nintendo 3DS in 2012 and was hailed has a return to form for the series after a… Read more »

Nintendo Confirms Amiibos Will Come As Cards — Out This Year

Amiibos and AR Cards

One of the Nintendo’s newest products, the Amiibo figurines, are selling like hotcakes, especially now that the New Nintendo 3DS XL has released in North America. Amiibos are miniatures of Nintendo characters that can connect to a New 3DS and interact with the game. But the figures may not be the only way to get… Read more »

Rayman Is Not Joining The Super Smash Bros. Battle

The Fake Rayman Smash Bros Leak

The fake video leak featuring Rayman in Super Smash Bros. Wii U is now a confirmed hoax. Freelance graphic designer Omni Jacala is the perpetrator whose convincing artistry trickery had Smash fans across the globe believing Ubisoft’s limbless wonder just might enter the fray to slap fellow gaming icons silly with his floating appendages. Jacala,… Read more »