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nintendo-vertNintendo currently produces the Wii U and 3DS platforms and stands as one of the longest running console producers dating back to  1985 with the introduction of the NES. Striving for family appeal is one of the most notable traits defining the company.

US Links
Homepage Support | eShop

UK Links
Homepage | Support | eShop

Japanese Links
Homepage | Support | eShop (3DS)

Wii U Hardware Specs:
CPU: Tri-Core IBM PowerPC “Espresso” | GPU: AMD Radeon “Latte” | Memory: 2GB DDR3 (1600MHz) | Storage: 8GB or 32GB, SDHC and USB

3DS Hardware Specs:
CPU: Dual-Core ARM11 MPCore | GPU: DMP PICA200 | Memory: 128MB FCRAM, 6MB VRAM | Storage: 1GB internal 2GB / SD expandable memory

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Animal Crossing New Leaf Super Smash Bros WiiU 3DS Mushroom Kingdom Map Our Pokémon parties may differ slightly from other applications of the term, but they're still pretty great. My son named his Pikachu 'Pik'. In fact, almost all of his Pokémon are named the first three letters of their  official "type name". Donkey Kong Early Access Ninja Gaiden 6-3 Super Mario 3 Ship Just look at this motherfucker right here. That's not just some cute fox-looking thing, that's a goddamned Eevee, a well of untapped potential so deep you'll drown in it. Yeah.

Charizard and Greninja Confirmed for Super Smash Bros.

Everyone loves Pokémon right? Well at least Nintendo certainly does as evidenced by the announcement of two more playable Pokémon for the next iteration of its popular brawler Super Smash Bros. A new trailer introduces iconic Pokémon starter Charizard and new fan favorite from the most recent X and Y games, Greninja. They will join Super Smash Bros. poké-veterans Pikachu and Lucario.


Famous Celebrities in an RPG? Mobile Nintendo? And More! – Twinfinite Discusses

You wanted wardrobe changes, so you got them. A lot. Like, within this one episode, there’s at least four. Anyway, this week on Twinfinite Discusses, we answer the very important topics and questions you sent in. What character classes would Beyonce, Lady Gaga, Trina, and Rihanna be in an RPG? Should Nintendo embrace mobile? And which franchise would you love to give to another developer to handle (my answer is the best)?

Why You Absolutely Need Mario Kart 8 in Your Life

Do you hear a faint rumbling in the air? That’s the sound of the world collectively shaking in anticipation of Mario Kart 8. Nintendo has been relatively quiet about their upcoming powerhouse racer Mario Kart 8 ever since they revealed it was in the works back in January of 2013. Even as it got closer to its release date, bits of information would appear sporadically. Until now. With the release of Mario Kart 8 imminent (or Kartageddon, as I like [...]

Next-Gen Gamers: Teaching Kids to Love Pokémon

Next-Gen Gamers is a feature where I explore the world of gaming through the eyes of my kids – literally the next generation of gamers, raised in a house that promotes playing together and sharing our time! It’ll look at games that appeal to kids more than adults, as well as those that are great for both, either through cooperative play or controller sharing. I wrote recently about how, at the age of 30, I took the plunge and picked [...]

Magical Disney 3DS XL Confirmed for US Release

If you already don’t have a 3DS XL, Nintendo and Disney are giving you another reason to pick one up. To go along with the release of Disney Magical World on April 11th, Nintendo is releasing a limited edition white 3DS. Japan has had the system since last year but this is the first we’ve seen of a US release. The catch? This handheld will only be available at Walmart. Still, its a nice looking handheld and worth hunting down. The [...]

Next Month’s GBA Virtual Console Games Dated and Priced for Wii U

Nintendo fans have been abuzz with the news earlier this week that the Game Boy Advance would finally be hitting the Wii U’s Virtual Console next month, starting with Advance Wars.  Nintendo has also put out the full schedule for next April’s first batch of handheld ports along with their pricings. April 3 Advance Wars ($7.99) Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga ($7.99) Metroid Fusion ($7.99) April 10 Kirby and the Amazing Mirror ($6.99) Wario Ware, Inc. ($6.99) April 17th F-Zero: Maximum Velocity ($6.99) Golden Sun ($7.99) April 24th [...]


A Look at Mario Golf: World Tour’s Wild Item Shots, Just Like in Real Life

Remember that one time you were playing golf and suddenly the golf ball burst into flames? Mario does. Or that other time that suddenly a tornado appeared and carried your golf ball over near the hole. That was wild, huh. The Mario Golf series then continues to reign as the supreme hyper-realistic golf simulator with Mario Golf: World Tour on the Nintendo 3DS. As I mentioned, there are special shots for Mario and friends to perform when they’re in a [...]

GBA Virtual Console FINALLY Comes to Wii U

Gamers have been haranguing Nintendo to release the GBA Virtual Console on the Wii U since the console’s release and Nintendo finally announced a release date. The first game to be available has also been announced. Starting on April 3rd, Nintendo gamers will get the chance to purchase the fondly remembered, Advance Wars, from the Nintendo eShop to play on the Virtual Console. We’ll be covering any future game announcements as Nintendo makes them.

Nintendo eShop Ubisoft Games Sale Begins Today

Ubisoft will be discounting select Wii U and Nintendo 3DS titles in the Nintendo eShop. The sale starts today and lasts a full week, until March 31st. Ubisoft has had a strong presence on both of the Nintendo consoles, so the list features some of the best titles available for the systems. Seriously. ZombiU, Rayman Legends, and Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag are some of the biggest WiiU titles on the list. 3DS games Rayman Origins, Splinter Cell 3D, and Rabbids Travel in Time 3D are [...]

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