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The Legend of Zelda for Wii U delayed; Aonuma no longer targeting 2015 release date

While a 2015 release wasn’t explicitly ruled out, it’s safe to assume the game has been delayed until 2016. Furthermore, Aonuma and Nintendo have decided not to show the game at this year’s E3 Expo. Continue reading

Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions kicks off world tour with 30 new concert dates

The Pokémon Company International has announced new concerts for the Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions tour, spanning 30 locations … Continue reading

It looks like the UK may be getting the shiny Charizard Pokémon distribution as well

The official Twitter account for GAME retail stores in the UK has hinted that they’ll be announcing a distribution of a shiny, fire-type Pokémon tomorrow. Continue reading

Splatoon update: Outdoor-style clothing line is high fashion!

Today’s update from the Splatoon research lab shows off an outdoor clothing brand available within the game. It seems to be very popular in a fashion sense for Inklings. Continue reading

NiGHTS from First 4 Figures now available for pre-order

The figure is highly limited to just 500 pieces worldwide, but if you’ve purchased previous statues in the Sega All-Stars line and have authenticated with First 4 Figures, you’ll be entitled to the same number for NiGHTS. Continue reading

GameStop/EB Games across U.S. and Canada stocking Majora’s Mask Edition New Nintendo 3DS XL

A memo to GameStop employees confirms that the retail chain will be getting more units of the golden Majora’s Mask Edition New Nintendo 3DS XL for sale tomorrow, Wednesday, March 25th, both in-store and online. Continue reading

Nintendo’s Splatoon is “aiming to do for action shooters what Mario Kart did for racing”

Splatoon is “not just about kills. It’s designed to be fun no matter what your skill level is,” according to Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime. Continue reading

European release dates for Puzzle & Dragons, Splatoon, Yoshi’s Woolly World may have been leaked

Nintendo of Europe’s press sites may have inadvertently let slip the launch dates for Puzzle & Dragons Z + Puzzle & Dragons: Super Mario Bros. Edition for the Nintendo 3DS and Splatoon and Yoshi’s Woolly World for the Wii U. Continue reading

Nintendo 3DS update (version 9.6.0-24U) adds Home Menu layouts, amiibo peripheral support

The update preps the older 3DS units (i.e., the non-New Nintendo 3DS units) for amiibo support via the NFC reader launching soon. Continue reading

Shigeru Miyamoto prompted the last-minute addition of super-stable 3D to the New Nintendo 3DS

You always hear anecdotes about popular products and how everything comes together perfectly at the last moment, and you wonder, “How did this almost not happen?” Continue reading