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1 hr ago | Kotaku

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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Wii U, Video Games

Benzinga

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.

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

GamesIndustry.biz

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

IGN

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.

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

Joystiq

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.

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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.

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

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Polygon

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.

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

Kotaku

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 .

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

Examiner.com

Game Boy 25th Anniversary: Final thoughts on the system

Celebrating the Game Boy 's 25th Anniversary this month has been a blast. It brought back nostalgic memories that inspired this writer to research the more obscure titles in the Game Boy's library.

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Related Topix: Super Mario, Video Games, Tetris

IGN

Another Great Indie Game Announced for Wii U

Curve Studios continues to showcase support for Nintendo and Wii U by revealing that the company is porting Lone Survivor to the home console later this year.

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Related Topix: Wii U, CBS Software, Survivor, Mindscape Inc., superflat games, Lone Survivor, The Swapper, Facepalm Games

SPOnG.com

Updates to "Europa Universalis IV: Gold Edition" (PC): New...

Europa Universalis IV, Europa Universalis IV Pre-Order Pack, Europa Universalis IV Call to Arms Pack, Europa Universalis IV American Dream, Europa Universalis IV National Monuments II, Songs of the New World and Songs of Yuletide.

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Related Topix: Europa Universalis IV, Paradox Interactive, Paradox Development Studio, Video Games, EA Games, Create, Make, MuuMuu, CJ Games Global, Monarch, Maius Games

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.

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

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.

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Related Topix: Wii U, Video Games

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.

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

Mon Jul 28, 2014

AusGamers

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.

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

Kotaku

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.

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Related Topix: Mario Kart 8, Video Games

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