Feature: 12 Days of Christmas – Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate Devours Time and Pushes Boundaries – Nintendo Life

Monster Hunter Tri on the Wii was a standout not just for its epic scale and unique style, but for its ability to bring owners of the system together in a solid, cohesive online component; that was a rarity.

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Feature: 12 Days of Christmas – Pikmin 3 Finally Ended the Long Wait – Wii U News @ Nintendo Life

When considering Nintendo’s most treasured franchises it can be humbling to consider how many began in the 8-bit NES era or even, in more primitive forms, in Arcade cabinets before then.

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Feature: 12 Days of Christmas – The Legend of Zelda’s Legacy Continues – Nintendo Life

The Legend of Zelda is one of Nintendo’s most powerful and iconic brands, a franchise capable of exciting a legion of fans with little more than a subtle hint of a teaser.

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Feature: 12 Days of Christmas – Year of Luigi – Nintendo Life

Yay green! This is the first of 12 special features that will look back and highlight some of the best things Nintendo gave us in 2013. It’s only natural that we start with the mascot that made 2013 his own.

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Nintendo eShop Spotlight: Chain Blaster For 3DS

We are beginning a new Sunday feature here at MNN that will put the spotlight on a different Nintendo eShop title each week. The games spotlighted can be new or old, and will also be reviewed. We hope you enjoy it! This week, Chain Blaster for Nintendo 3DS:

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Rayman Legends (Wii U) Review

There are games that appear every now and then that may wow you.  You start them up, and within the first few levels you’re already thinking to yourself ‘Yes! THIS is a game!’ and from there on in it only gets better, and the love affair grows stronger until it is all consuming.

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Disney Infinity (3DS) Review

It’s common practice for game publishers to secretly release a handheld version of a big multi-platform game and have it escape the eyes of the media and consumers. When this happens, you know there’s something fishy going on and the rules haven’t changed here for Disney Infinity.

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Pikmin 3 (Wii U) Review

Shigeru Miyamoto is most probably best known for creating franchises in the likes of Donkey Kong, Mario and Zelda. But there’s another franchise that’s often left out of the conversation which deserves as much respect and devotion as the others. That is, of course, the Pikmin franchise.

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Super Mario 3D World preview Gameplay Preview

Super Mario 3D World is the much anticipated 3D Mario for Wii U. Production is being handled by Tokyo EAD, the visionary team behind Super Mario Galaxy and Super Mario 3D Land. And if the initial internet reaction is anything to go by, it is, to quote Obi-Wan, not the 3D Mario you are looking for.

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The best games of 2013 so far

What a turnaround. On 1 March 2013 things were looking pretty bleak for Nintendo fans. Wii U had been released the previous November and while there were always games that you could catch up on, there hadn’t been an essential new release on Nintendo’s new console since launch.

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