Mario Kart 8 Badge Set added to Club Nintendo

Now here’s something cool, Nintendo Australia have updated the available Club Nintendo rewards with this cool Mario Kart 8 badge Set. Featuring a Boomerang Flower, Super Horn and Piranha Plant pin, the set comes in a fancy box fit for such a cool reward.

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Nintendo Secures Plenty of Nominations in The Game Awards 2014 – Nintendo Life

Not long ago we reported that the Spike VGAs will be replaced this year by The Game Awards 2014 — though not boasting a particularly original name, these have a nomination group of 28 publications and an advisory board including Nintendo of America’s Reggie Fils-Aime.

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Aonuma: Zelda for Wii U looking better, more at E3 2015

The latest issue of Famitsu magazine has a great interview with Eiji Aonuma, producer of the Legend of Zelda series. While it does cover mostly the recently announced The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D this a quick update on the progress of the Wii U title.

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The New Nintendo 3DS MEGA FAQ – Everything you need to know

The New Nintendo 3DS and New Nintendo 3DS XL are two new Nintendo 3DS models; they’re upgraded, tweaked and redesigned to take advantage of more modern technology without completely removing previous 3DS support.

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Avoid the Rush: Consumers can now pre-load Super Smash Bros. for Wii U

To help fans start playing as soon as possible, we’re offering new buying options that let you pre-load most of the Super Smash Bros. for Wii U game before it launches. Here’s how it works: If you pre-order on Nintendo.com, we’ll send your download code within 72 hours of the game’s launch.

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The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D coming in 2015

Today’s Nintendo Direct opened with a bomb blast of megaton, The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask is coming to the Nintendo 3DS early next year. The release window is ‘Spring 2015′ for the northern hemisphere. Which means Autumn for us in Australia, so March, April, May next year.

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First Mario Kart 8 DLC hits on November 13th, Amiibo support detailed

Hold on Mario Kart 8 fans, there’s not long to wait now for the first round of downloadable content to hit. It will be released on November 13th and during the Direct some more footage of the new stages included as well as the characters was shown off.

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Shovel Knight now out on Wii U and 3DS eShop in Australia and Europe

Surprise release time! Shovel Knight has now been released on the Wii U and 3DS eShop as promised during this weeks Nintendo Direct. It’s been a long hard slog for Aussie and European gamers who’ve been waiting for the game for a while now.

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All the Firefly Special Features You’ve Ever Wanted Will Be in a Game

The MMORPG Firefly Online, scheduled for Spring of 2015, has already announced that the whole Firefly cast would be reuniting to voice their characters for the game. At NYCC on Thursday evening, they unveiled a bunch of cast interviews about the show that will be included in the game.

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Growing Up Sixty-Four

I dare say the Nintendo 64 is The Most Interesting Game System Nintendo Ever Made. It’s interesting for a laundry list of historical reasons: 1. Nintendo stuck with cartridges when CD-ROM was clearly The New Thing. CD-ROM would have allowed full-motion video and digital sound.

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