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There's Something Creepy Happening In 'Splatoon,' And Even Nintendo Doesn't Know What It Is

Something strange happens in <i>Splatoon’s</i> boss fights. It’s a cheerful, kid-friendly game over all, but the soundtrack has some downright nightmarish moments that sound like they come out of sort of survival horror title. Here’s the most interesting part, however: Eurogamer recently asked lead …

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America is about to get its first-ever Nintendo theme park

If you're like me, a child of the 80s, who blossomed in the 90s (and lost all sense of self in the '00s), you've probably grown up with a video game …

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Animal Crossing Director Talks About Potential Wii U Game

A Wii U <i>Animal Crossing</i> game is potentially in development, if the words of series director Hisashi Nogami are anything to go by.<p>In an interview with …

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Take a stroll down Nintendo memory lane!

Here’s another blog post I didn’t have to write thanks to the magic of Blo.gl: http://blogl.me/bible . If you are Interested in setting your …

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3. Super Mario 64

Gaming's jump from 2D to 3D wasn't at all smooth. Early 3D games certainly looked nice (well, at the time anyway) but a lot of them didn't feel right …

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Splatoon hits the Wii U - is it ink-redible or disap-painting?

Just a couple of weeks to go until E3 2015, where the news will flow like water and games journalists will huddle under the news-waterfall like that …

Mad Max

Nintendo Land remains one of the only games to tap the Wii U's potential

It was far from an auspicious start. Before Nintendo Land was debuted in the Nokia Theater at 2012's E3 conference, there was a small momentum …

Retrogaming

Wii U-Exclusive From Tekken Director Project Treasure Gets New Trailer

<b>[UPDATE]</b> Nintendo has since aired a new Nintendo Direct for North America; get all the news here.<p><i>The original story is below.</i><p>Bandai Namco has released a new gameplay trailer for its upcoming, free-to-play Wii U-exclusive Project Treasure today.<p>It only gives us a brief glimpse, but the short trailer …

New Chibi Robo! Platformer Announced for 3DS, and There's a Chibi Amiibo too

<b>[UPDATE]</b> Nintendo has since aired a new Nintendo Direct for North America; get all the news here.<p><i>The original story is below.</i><p>A new Chibi Robo! game is coming to the 3DS, Nintendo announced today during a Nintendo Direct presentation in Japan.<p>If you're not familiar with the series, previous Chibi …

Nintendo’s Japanese Direct trailer roundup: Fire Emblem, Monster Hunter, and more

We’re just about two weeks away from the Electronic Entertainment Expo trade show where the big gaming companies will show off all their latest stuff, but Nintendo got out to a head start with one of its Direct video-streaming shows in Japan.<p>The publisher talked about new games and Amiibo toys, and …

New Dr. Mario for 3DS Available Now in Japan

Pill popper.<p><b>Update:</b> During today's Nintendo Direct Micro, the company announced a western release for Dr. Mario: Miracle Cure. The game will be …

Castlevania Dev's Bloodstained Coming to Wii U, Could Get Vita Release

Castlevania mastermind Koji Igarashi's upcoming game Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night is coming to Wii U.<p>Earlier this week the game's Kickstarter campaign introduced a $3 million stretch goal that will bring it to Nintendo's console. After hitting that goal yesterday, the campaign listed two new …

How to get every weapon in Splatoon (in-progress guide)

Splatoon is out, and it is so cool. But y’know what’s not cool? Getting splatted because your weapon isn’t as good as the enemies’ arms. So let us break down how you can unlock all of the shooter’s guns.<p>Multiplayer unlocks<p>First, let’s talk about the guns you unlock by leveling up in multiplayer. …

Some Hard to Find Amiibo Are Coming Back, for a Minute

Here today, gone later today, probably.<p>If you missed out on picking up that Marth amiibo when it was first available, Nintendo has your back. The …

Nintendo Voice Chat: Brian Altano's 5 Nintendo E3 2015 Preditions

IGN's Nintendo show is back with another fun episode.<p><b>Download Nintendo Voice Chat Here</b><p>Last week, Nintendo Voice Chat was running... a little late. …

Batman: Arkham Knight "All Who Follow You" Trailer Analysis

Holy Sidekicks Batman!<p>The latest trailer for the upcoming Batman: Arkham Knight is out, and this time Batman is not alone. If you haven't seen it, …

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Xenoblade Chronicles X Has No Shortage of DLC in Japan

The first downloadable content for Wii U RPG Xenoblade Chronicles X has been detailed, and there's quite a bit of it to be had.<p>Seven DLC packs in all have been revealed on the official website for the game, which released today in Japan (where it's already April 29). This includes four bundles that …

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Avengers: Age of Ultron DVD release (falsely) promises to include an alternate ending [Update]

An Amazon.co.uk email, sent to customers this past Friday, indicates that the DVD release of <i>Avengers: Age of Ultron</i> will include an extended version of the film, as well as an "alternate ending."<p>The email notified users that <i>Ultron</i> was now available for pre-order on DVD and Blu-ray. Though it will …

'Dragon Ball Xenoverse' To Get New DLC From The Latest Movie

Showing that Bandai Namco haven’t forgotten about their sizable Dragon Ball Xenoverse fanbase, they have announced a new DLC pack featuring content from the the latest movie Resurrection of “F”.<p>While we don’t have a release date as yet, the pack will include four new characters from the movie. …

Microsoft Announces Avatar App for Windows 10

Windows 10 Preview users can check it out right now.<p>Microsoft has announced that an Avatars app is coming to Windows 10.<p>As its name suggests, the app …

The Star Wars BB-8 toy is coming, at a rumored $150 price tag

The reveal of a working, practical BB-8 droid was one of the most exciting things to come out of the Star Wars Celebration live-stream, and now it looks like you'll be able to buy your own version of the droid, although details such as price and launch date are non-existent.<p>Gizmodo was able to get …

Captain Marvel movie to be written by two women, Marvel confirms

<i>Captain Marvel</i>, the upcoming Marvel Studios film featuring the Carol Danvers version of the comics character, will be co-written by Nicole Perlman and Meg LeFauve, Marvel Entertainment announced today.<p>The announcement confirmed a report from The Hollywood Reporter a week ago.<p>Perlman co-wrote …

Quentin Lance Is Ruining 'Arrow'

<i>Spoilers through Season 3 of ‘Arrow’ follow.</i><p>Instead of doing a normal review/recap of this past week’s episode of <i>Arrow</i>, I’d like to comment on what I think the show’s biggest problem is at the moment.<p>This is a television program I’ve really come to love, with a cast of characters I think are really …

New Pokemon Movie Announced

The Pokemon franchise is growing further still with a brand new movie.<p>Announced Monday was <i>Pokemon the Movie: Hoopa and the Clash of Ages</i>, the latest animated feature film based on the uber-popular video game franchise.<p>The 70-minute film will follow Ash and Pikachu as they travel "to a desert city …

Why Microsoft Is Giving Away Windows 10 To Pirates

When Microsoft announced that Windows 10 would be a free, automatic upgrade from Windows 7 or 8, it was an unusual move. The company has never been known for handing out its operating systems, but the running theory was that Windows 8 was generally so poorly received, they simply wanted to move on, …

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Marvel is killing 33 comics to end the universe

To hasten the death of the entire universe, Marvel Comics will end 33 comic books, according to David Gabriel, Marvel's SVP of sales and marketing.<p>The casualties will amass as a result of the Secret Wars storyline, which will begin in May. By the time Secret Wars wraps up, the Marvel Universe and …

Video Game Characters Like You've Never Seen Them Before

Artists Dave Pollot, who describes himself as a "software engineer who spends his nights with a beer in one hand and paintbrush in the other," is showing video game characters in a new light<p>He repurposes unwanted art found at thrift stores by adding video game characters and other sci-fi people and …