Nintendo America Announces NES-Styled 3DS XL Edition, Launches October 10


Nintendo together with GameStop have announced a new NES-Styled 3DS XL Edition today. The special edition will be sold exclusively at GameStop and will launch across North American stores on October 10.

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The Spaceship Game With Firefly-Sized Ambitions


Dreadnought is the latest game from Yager, the studio that created fantastic (well, storywise, anyway) violence-critiquing shooter Spec Ops: The Line—and, long before that, a cult hit space ship game called, er, Yager.

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Nintendo Explains How amiibo Differs From Disney Infinity And Skylanders


Nintendo of America CEO Reggie Fils-Aime has explained how amiibo differs from other franchises that use near field communication (NFC) technology.

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Shovel Knight is finally classified for release in Australia


Good news everyone! Yacht Club Games’ long awaited Shovel Knight has finally been classified for release. That means the game can now be sold here and shouldn’t be too much further off from release we hope.

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Gallery: It’s OK, We Want Each And Every One Of These Gorgeous New 3DS Cover Plates Too – 3DS News @ Nintendo Life


We don’t know about you, but we’re pretty hyped about the forthcoming release of the New 3DS — there’s just something about fresh Nintendo hardware that excites the places other companies simply cannot reach.

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Guide: New Nintendo 3DS – Everything We Know So Far – 3DS News @ Nintendo Life


Unless you spent the latter part of the week completely isolated from the world, you’ll be aware that Nintendo unveiled new 3DS hardware, which will be rather simply called the New Nintendo 3DS and the New Nintendo 3DS LL, the latter of which is the XL in the West.

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Yoshi plush added to Club Nintendo Australia


The Australian Club Nintendo store has been updated and great news, we’re getting the same cute Yoshi plush soft that Europe got earlier in the week. For a mere 2800 Club Nintendo Stars he can be yours. Yoshi is featured in green eating a red apple. Delicious!

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E271: Return of the king – Miyamoto, the world’s greatest game designer, is back at the controls


Legendary game designer Shigeru Miyamoto is leading several new projects as Nintendo positions the Wii U for a fightback.

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Project: Nintendo 64×64 – Retro News @ Nintendo Life


Today we bring you something a little different, Nintendo 64×64 – a collaboration project between @N64Memories and Nintendo Life.

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Zelda Informer’s All Time Ranking of Every Zelda Game: 2014


It’s been many years since we last compiled a staff list of all 17 main line games being ranked. The question today is where the games collectively rank from our staff in 2014! Later we’ll run a poll to help determine where our fans rank games, but more on that later.

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