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Not Thrilled About SNES Games Only Appearing On New 3DS? You’re Not Alone

Nintendo announced yesterday that Super Nintendo games were finally coming to its handheld systems via the Virtua Console. There’s a catch, though: …

Wii U is Sold Out All Over Japan and Nintendo Won't Comment

If you’re trying to get your hands on a Wii U in Japan you might have a tough time. According to a report from Japanese magazine Nikkei, the Wii U is …

Gay marriage plebiscite ‘this year’

“Were the government to be re-elected there will be a plebiscite ... the bill to constitute the plebiscite will be introduced early in the life of …

Pokemon turns 20: Lesser-known trivia that will pluck your heart strings | tv

As the iconic franchise Pokemon celebrates its 20th anniversary, here’s some lesser-known trivia on the Pokémon games.<p>1. Created by Satoshi Tajiri in …

Pokémon

A Ten-Minute Tour Of Pokkén Tournament Wii U

The Wii U version of Namco Bandai’s <i>Pokémon</i> fighting game has landed at Kotaku, along with strict time constraints on how much video we can share. So …

Alabama Supreme Court refuses same-sex marriage challenge

MONTGOMERY, Ala., March 5 (UPI) -- Alabama's Supreme Court dismissed two petitions by conservative advocacy groups seeking to uphold the state's ban …

Janet Jackson, Kelly Rowland and Ciara Attend Haider Ackermann Show

Pat Cleveland and Liya Kebede also turned out for the show.<p><b>RHYTHM NATION:</b> A trio of divas turned out for Haider Ackermann’s show in Paris on Saturday …

Janet Jackson Is All Smiles During Rare Appearance at Paris Fashion Week

<b>Janet Jackson</b> has taken Paris Fashion Week by storm.<p>The singer rarely makes public appearances, but she made an exception to sit front row during</b> …

Feature: Exciting Wii U and 3DS Games to Play in Spring and Summer 2016

Nintendo upped the ante in its most recent Direct

Retrogaming

I Miss Game Manuals So Much I'd Pay Extra For One

I opened up my copy of <i>The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD</i> yesterday and aside from the game disc it was depressingly empty, which describes …

Alabama Supreme Court quashes conservative revolt against gay marriage

The Alabama Supreme Court refused Friday to defy the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that legalized same-sex marriage nationwide, cutting off a conservative bid to prevent gay weddings in the state.<p>The court issued a one-sentence order dismissing a challenge by a probate judge and a conservative policy …

LGBTQI

Is The Legend Of Zelda: Twilight Princess Worth Revisiting On Wii U?

When The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess released back in 2006, we gave it the rare perfect 10 review score. It’s a great game, and I doubt many …

'Zelda' Noticeably Absent From Latest Nintendo Direct

Thursday’s Nintendo Direct presentation covered a lot of ground, from <i>Star Fox Zero</i> to <i>Paper Mario: Color Splash</i> on the Wii U, and <i>Metroid Prime: Federation Force</i> and <i>Monster Hunter Generations</i> on the 3DS.<p>But nowhere in the entire presentation was any news on the upcoming console NX or the …

A new Paper Mario is coming to Wii U later this year

Nintendo's offbeat <i>Paper Mario</i> series is returning to home consoles later this year. As the name suggests, <i>Paper Mario: Color Splash</i> is about returning color to a monochrome world. How do you add color to the world, you ask? It's simple: hit things with a magic paint hammer. That's the gist, really: …

Retrogaming

Maps of Major City Subway Systems Designed in the Style of Super Mario Bros. Video Games

<i>Washington</i><p>Canadian artist Dave Delisle of Dave’s Geeky Ideas has designed wonderful maps of major city subway systems from around the world in the …

Zelda: Twilight Princess HD's new Hero Mode is the absolute best way to play

<b>Watch on YouTube | Subscribe to Polygon on YouTube</b><p>I absolutely adore the Zelda series, but I think even the franchise's most hardcore advocates can admit that Zelda games aren't especially difficult. That fact is especially true of <i>Twilight Princess</i> — during my playthrough of <i>The Legend of Zelda:</i> …

Super Mario World, Super Metroid, Earthbound, and other SNES classics are coming to New 3DS

Super Nintendo favorites <i>Pilotwings, Super Mario World,</i> and <i>F-Zero</i> will be available for download from the Nintendo eShop beginning today. The SNES downloads will be limited to New Nintendo 3DS and New Nintendo 3DS XL, meaning Nintendo 2DS and original Nintendo 3DS hardware won't be able to play the …

Mario Kart Flashmob Surprises And Potentially Terrifies UK Shoppers

The UK's own Coconut Mall

6 of your favorite Nintendo games reimagined as stylish subway maps

As an adult, you may not have the time to play all your favorite classic Nintendo games these days, but at least you can put them on your …

A Brief Tour Of The Legend Of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD

While most of us have to wait until March to play <i>The Twilight Princess HD</i> on Wii U, Nintendo Minute’s Kit and Krysta have been there, done that and …

Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam’s two flavors jell into a sloppy sandwich

Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam could have used a pair of scissors.<p>It’s an almost magical, Mario-meets-Mario adventure, and it had the potential to be one of the 3DS’s finest offerings. The comedic, cameo-filled tale brings together two of the plumber’s RPG franchises to near-great — but not perfect — …

Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler Wandered Into a CNN Live Shot and Talked About the Blizzard

A massive blizzard is covering the East Coast with more than a foot of snow, and New York City mayor Bill de Blasio is imploring New Yorkers to stay …

Good Samaritan killed in NC trying to help motorist stuck in snowstorm

A Good Samaritan was shot and killed in North Carolina when he tried to help a motorist stranded as a massive snowstorm pummeled the East Coast, it was reported Saturday.<p>Marvin Jacob Lee’s car spun out on an icy, snow-covered road in Bandys around 5:20 p.m. Friday, Catawba County Sheriff Roy Reid …

Pokemon ORAS: Mew event announced; Pokemon Shuffle gets new passcode - IBTimes India

The Mew event has been announced for Pokemon ORAS.<p>Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire (Pokemon ORAS), one of the most popular RPG video games in …

Hardware Review: We Look at a Definitive GameCube HDMI Mod

Crystal quality

Retrogaming

Blizzard Leaves Streets Empty in Normally Bustling NYC, DC

As one of the biggest blizzards to ever hit the East Coast made its way northward, the normally bustling cities of New York and Washington, D.C., …