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Pokemon X/Y: This Is Your Last Chance to Download a Rare Version of Vivillon

Villon has a number of alternate forms. Its design depends on both your country and your region in your 3DS' profile settings.


Related Topix: Pokemon X, Game Freak, Video Games

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Entertainment Weekly

'Big Brother' recap: Tell me about the rabbits, Caleb

DONNY DECLINES: Let's give a big cheer for good ol' Donny, who recognized the inherent stupidity of this week's Team America mission and decided to take the fall.


Related Topix: Mario Party, Video Games

Naperville Sun

Game Boy turns 25

The Nintendo Game Boy was the most successfully received gaming device to date with well over 150 million units sold, according to Nintendo's corporate history.


Related Topix: Super Mario, Video Games, Speakers, Nintendo Gameboy

Latest Pics: Smashing Stuff - Regular

There seems to be a bit of a theme running through the picks of the pics this week.


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

Computer And Video Games

US Nintendo eShop update: Mega Man Battle Network, Lego Ninjago

Mega Man Battle Network is the only new Virtual Console title this week, while the 3DS sees the release of LEGO Ninjago: Nindroids.


Related Topix: 3DS, Video Games, Wii U, Darts Up 3D, EnjoyUp Games

Cinema Blend News

PS4 Isn't Just For Indies, Says Dev

There's been a lot of talk about the PlayStation 4 only being made for indies. That the wait for Sony's exclusives has opened the door for the platform to house nothing but indies all day long.


Related Topix: SCEI, PlayStation 4, SCEE, Video Games, Spry Fox, Road Not Taken, AAA, Wii U, The, Deep Silver, Microsoft Xbox


GDC Europe reveals talks on Dead Island 2 and Angry Birds

Earlier this week we announced that GDC Europe 2014 would host both game industry veteran Chris Roberts and Fireproof Studios cofounder Barry Meade.


Related Topix: Rovio Mobile, Video Games, Angry Birds, World News, Germany, 2K Games, Yager, Spec Ops: The Line


Nintendo posts another losing quarter, but at least Wii U sales are up

If you thought the arrival of Mario Kart 8 was going to turn things around for Nintendo, I have bad news for you.


Related Topix: Video Games, Wii U, Mario Kart 8, The, Deep Silver, WII, Kinect, Microsoft Game Studios


Accurate Zelda Map Means You'll Never Get Lost In The Woods Again

Hyrule is one of the most iconic settings in the history of video games. The Legend of Zelda players have been poring over it in one way or another for almost 30 years now.


Related Topix: The Legend of Zelda, Video Games

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Thanh Nein News

Super Mario can't spark Wii U sales

Super Mario upgraded to a Mercedes-Benz in the newest version of his racing game, yet that wasn't enough to keep Nintendo's Wii U from looking like a lemon.


Related Topix: Wii U, Video Games


Don't Expect A New Nintendo Console Before 2018

Up until recently, the Mario maker released a new TV-connected game machine every five years.


Related Topix: Video Games, Wii U, WII, X360, Microsoft Xbox

Yokai Watch 2 stays top in Japan

Despite being a new entry Yoshi's New Island was no match on the Japanese charts for Yokai Watch 2: Ganso / Honke which held on to the top spot.


Related Topix: Yoshi's New Island, Arzest, Video Games

Computer And Video Games

Hyrule Warriors trailer confirmed Sheik as playable

A new Hyrule Warriors gameplay trailer shows the first footage of Sheik in action, officially confirming her as a playable character.


Related Topix: The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, Video Games

Boy Genius

How 'Last Blockbuster Syndrome' dooms empires like Nintendo

For years, Nintendo has believed it could reject smartphone and tablet apps, yet still flourish.


Related Topix: Wii U, Video Games, 3DS, DS, iPhone, Cellphones

The Motley Fool

Why Nintendo Merged 'The Legend of Zelda' with 'Monster Hunter' on the 3DS

The game, which is the Western version of Japan's Monster Hunter 4G , will arrive in early 2015.


Related Topix: Monster Hunter, Capcom, The Legend of Zelda, Video Games, Dynasty Warriors VS, Koei, 3DS, Monster Hunter 4


Nintendo Financials Reveal Mario Kart 8, Wii U Sales

Nintendo has released its financial results covering the period from April to the end of June 2014, revealing sales of 510,000 Wii U consoles and 820,000 3DS handhelds in three months.


Related Topix: Pokemon, Ambrella, Video Games, Wii U, Mario Kart 8, 2012, Gliese Games


Nintendo posts $97M quarterly loss, despite Mario Kart 8 racing off shelves

Mario Kart 8 enjoyed a great attach rate with shipments of 2.82 million by the end of June, but the vast majority of its success can be attributed to existing Wii U owners and not new buyers.


Related Topix: Mario Kart, Mario Kart 8, Wii U

Computer And Video Games

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker delayed into January 2015 in Europe

Confirmed in a recent financial report, the Wii U title is listed as "Jan. 2015" in Europe, while the game is given a "Winter 2014" window in Japan and the United States.


Related Topix: Wii U, Video Games, Super Mario 3D World, The, Deep Silver

Tue Jul 29, 2014


Animal Crossing chief celebrates greater diversity at Nintendo

Aya Kyogoku is one of the most influential women in Japanese gaming. As Animal Crossing: New Leaf director, she is responsible for one of the biggest hits of the last year.


Related Topix: Animal Crossing, Video Games, Animal Crossing: New Leaf, 3DS


Metroid's Brightest Samus Suit, Now A Glowing 20-Inch Masterpiece

Acquiring the glowing, bone-colored Light Suit was the coolest moment in Metroid Prime 2: Echoes, and one that deserves to be commemorated by a 20-inch tall, $365 glowing statue from First 4 Figures .


Related Topix: Metroid, Team Ninja, Video Games, Nintendo Gamecube