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1 hr ago | Kotaku

Video Games Are Better With Dancing Pixel Birds

French artist Kvin creates his animations in a rather unique way: by using Flipnote Studio , a downloadable application for the Nintendo DS.


Related Topix: The Legend of Zelda, Final Fantasy, Square Enix, Video Games, Nintendo Gameboy

4 hrs ago | Finextra Research news

Nintendo brings NFC payments to Wii U in Japan

Japanese gamers can now buy the latest titles on Nintendo's eShop by tapping their contactless payment cards against their Wii U controllers.


Related Topix: Wii U, Video Games

6 hrs ago | Cinema Blend News

5 Fantasy Reasons Why Nintendo Should Buy Capcom

A lot of people have been clamoring to beg Nintendo to purchase Capcom. In fact, Nintendo asked gamers what are the top five games they would like to see made for the Wii U, and one of the top answers given was that Nintendo should just dip into their piggy bank and purchase Capcom.


Related Topix: Super Mario, Mega Man Legends, Capcom, Wii U

Mon Jul 28, 2014


Samurai Warriors 4 Gaining Exclusive 10th Anniversary Edition for PS4

Blizzard spoke with us recently about what separates the Diablo III: Reaper of Souls Ultimate Evil Edition experience over the PC and spoke about platform differences.


Related Topix: Koei, Warriors, Samurai Warriors, Omega Force, Diablo III, Blizzard Entertainment, Electronic Arts, BioWare, Dragon Age: Inquisition, id Software, Bethesda Softworks, Doom


Highlight Reel: Two Nukes Are Better Than One

This week: Beautiful timing in Mario Kart 8 , absent-minded terrorists Highlight Reel is Kotaku 's regular roundup of great plays, stunts, records and other great moments from around the gaming world.


Related Topix: Mario Kart 8, Video Games

On Social Marketing and Social Change


PROTIP: Press 'i' to view the image gallery, 'v' to view the video gallery, or 'r' to view a random entry.


Related Topix: Video Games, Electronic Arts, The Sims, The Sims Studio, Maxis, SimCity, X , Monolith Soft, DS, WII


Link Is Coming to Monster Hunter 4

Good news for fans of the Zelda series and Monster Hunter: Link's costume and weapons are coming to Capcom's Monster Hunter 4 .


Related Topix: Monster Hunter, Capcom, Monster Hunter 4, The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, Sega, Captain America


NES Remix 1 and 2 getting disc-based compilation

Wii U games NES Remix and NES Remix 2 are getting a combined physical release as the NES Remix Pack, Nintendo has announced.


Related Topix: Wii U, Video Games

Updates to "Hyrule Warriors" (Nintendo Wii U): Screenshot & Pack art

A Legendary Pairing Cut down entire legions of enemies as Link, Zelda, Midna and other characters from The Legend of Zelda franchise using over-the-top powerful Dynasty Warriors-style moves.


Related Topix: The Legend of Zelda, Video Games, The, Deep Silver, Animated TV, Entertainment, Television

Sun Jul 27, 2014


Wario Could Appear In New Super Smash Bros. Title

Wario is a character that many people love, never mind the fact that he is somewhat an anti-hero and has a greed that is seemingly insatiable.


Related Topix: Bandai Namco Games, Super Smash Bros. 3DS, Video Games, Wii U, Gadgets


The nightmare returns as Twitch Plays Pokemon X / Y

The Twitch Plays Pokemon social phenomenon continues rolling along today, as the hivemind sets out to conquer the Kalos region of Pokemon X / Y .


Related Topix: Pokemon X, Game Freak, Video Games


Cliff Bar: Gears of War creator opens watering hole

The Gears of War creator, who earlier this month announced he was developing a free-to-play shooter codenamed Project Bluestreak , has also opened a watering hole called The Station in Raleigh, N.C., his home for the past 16 years.


Related Topix: Raleigh, NC, Life, Food, Dining, Make, MuuMuu, Video Games

'The Order 1886' PS4 exclusivity, graphics and uniqueness discussed

J Goldberg has made several comments in regards to the PS4 video game, " The Order 1886 ."


Related Topix: The, Video Games, Deep Silver, Wii U, Sega, London, X360

Sat Jul 26, 2014


NES Remix collection coming to Wii U this holiday

NES Remix Pack , a disc-based release featuring NES Remix and NES Remix 2 , is coming to retail in North America later this year, Nintendo announced today on its Comic-Con livestream .


Related Topix: Wii U, Video Games, Metroid, The Legend of Zelda, Team Ninja

Fire Emblem Engagement Ring Box: A Token of S-Support

When Redditor PrionBacon and his fiancee met for the first time, the turn-based strategy series Fire Emblem proved to be their icebreaker.


Related Topix: Fire Emblem: Awakening, Video Games, Intelligent Systems

Fulton Crimestoppers seeking information on burglary, theft

Authorities are investigating a burglary that occurred at 09084 Fulton County Road J, Delta, on June 27. The homeowner reported that between 8:30-11:30 a.m. the front door was broken in to gain entrance into the home.


Related Topix: Fulton County, OH, Delta, OH, Super Mario, Video Games


Twitch Plays Pokemon starting Pokemon X on July 27 thanks to modded 3DS

Twitch Plays PokA©mon , the gaming phenomenon that took the internet by storm earlier this year, is moving to the most recent generation of PokA©mon titles this weekend with a playthrough of PokA©mon X .


Related Topix: Pokemon X, Game Freak, 3DS

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Josh Hartnett, Jenna Dewan, Katherine McPhee attend the Comic Con

Casts from hit shows, including Teen Wolf, Penny Dreadful and Community to name a few, stopped by the TV Guide Magazine yacht and were delighted to receive an ultimate VIP gaming experience with an exclusive preview of Super Smash Bros.


Related Topix: Teen Wolf, Entertainment, Television, Community, 3DS, Video Games, Mario Kart 8


NEWWhy the PS Vita is dead to me a " Reader's Feature

A reader and avowed portable gaming fan explains why he's selling his PS Vita, and what part the Wii U had to play in his decision.


Related Topix: Wii U, Video Games, Golden Sun, Metroid, Team Ninja, DS, Nintendo Gameboy


Amazon's Bet On Exclusive Games To Make Its Fire Gadgets More Enticing

Amazon's Fire Phone is out today, and while it's got some interesting features that set it apart from your run-of-the-mill Android phone, it doesn't seem like it will appeal to those who aren't voracious online shoppers.


Related Topix: Make, MuuMuu, Video Games, Google, Startups, Portal, Valve Software, Electronic Arts, BioWare, Mass Effect, Perspective, DigiPen Institute of Technology