Gaming Roundup: Gamescom 2014 Edition


Gamescom—Europe’s largest annual gaming convention and the second largest in the world—came and went last week in Cologne, Germany, and left in its wake a plethora of previews and trailers for excited gamers to sift through.

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Hero Mode Is Now Coming To Shantae: Half-Genie Hero

Matt Bozon, WayForward’s Creative Director and founding member, has tweeted that the hero mode stretch goal on Kickstarter has been reached.

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Retro Studios Ramps Up Recruitment for a Variety of Vital Roles – Nintendo Life


Descriptions suggest Wii U project What’s Retro Studios working on? That question has been common since development of Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze began to wrap up towards the close of 2013, while it’s not beyond the realm of possibility that the talented studio will have begun work on its

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​The New Wii U GameCube Controllers Are Super Hot


Along with the forthcoming adapter that’ll let people play Super Smash Bros on Wii U with their old GameCube controllers, the peripheral company PDP is making some custom GameCube-style controllers for Nintendo’s new console. We saw them today, and they look just lovely.

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These Awesome Articulated Nintendo Figures Are Hard to Resist – Nintendo Life


Furthering its initiative to expand into the licensed toy market, it’s emerged that Jakks Pacific will be distributing articulated figures to add to the World of Nintendo range of toys.

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Video: The 10 Best Zelda Games As Selected By You – Nintendo Life


Which will be number one? Find out within… We recently ran a poll on the site to find out which game you, the Nintendo Life reader, considered to be the very best Legend of Zelda title released so far. The response was staggering, and we’re now ready to reveal the results.

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Nintendo Announces Major Mario Kart 8 Update And Mercedes DLC Pack For August 27


Nintendo has confirmed a substantial update will be provided for Mario Kart 8 later this month, alongside the free Mercedes DLC pack.

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FEATURE: Why I think Majora’s Mask deserves a sequel and not a remake


Nintendo have been a company who have not been too unfamiliar with teasing. As a disclaimer, I rarely buy into the idea of “teasing”, and commonly think sometimes overzealous fans can read into things too much to get what they want.

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Feature: HD Remasters That Would Be Perfect for Wii U – Wii U News @ Nintendo Life


In a turn of events that shouldn’t surprise any followers of Nintendo, an anonymous source of reasonable repute has recently been quoted as stating that a big-name HD remaster is on the way to Wii U in 2015.

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Rumor: Remastered Nintendo Game Releasing In 2015


The same Twitter user who predicted Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, as well as Devil’s Third, recently tweeted that someone let him in on a crazy secret. According to Nico of Any Arts Studio, Nintendo will be releasing a remastered title to fill the gaps in the lineup.

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