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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.

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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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Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call Commerical Shows Off Songs and Modes

Square Enix Japan uploaded yet another promotional video on its YouTube channel preparing Japan for this week’s launch of their 3DS title, Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call. The montage shows off iconic scenes from past entries in the franchise and also highlights the various modes that will be available in the title such as the field mode and battle mode. Square Enix has also confirmed that the first DLC pack for the game, which comes with two bonus songs, will [...]

The Next Fatal Frame Coming to Wii U, Nightmares Guaranteed

As recently announced in Famitsu, the video game world can look forward to the return of Fatal Frame, a franchise guaranteed to scare the piss out of you. The games are based around a general premise, make you explore eerie Japanese settings typically armed with only a camera. You are then encouraged to, as you can guess, take pictures of said ghosts for points. The only problem is concentrating on the ghosts while you sob in fear and think of [...]

 

New Kirby Triple Deluxe Trailer Celebrates Destruction

Well I was surprised when the new Kirby Triple Deluxe trailer blasted through my headphones with Mozart’s Requiem Mass “Dies Irie.” Yeah, it’s pretty intense, just give the video a click and awe. That’s really anyone can do in the face of pure destruction. Kirby: Triple Deluxe will be available for 3DS consoles on May 2nd.

Nintendo Brings Fitness Games to D.C. for White House Easter Egg Roll

Nintendo, along with the National Park Foundation, will be co-sponsoring this year’s White House Easter Egg Roll which will take place on Monday April 21st. Nintendo will be bringing along Wii Fit U and Wii Sports Club with them to the annual event where children hunt and race eggs with a spoon across the South Lawn of the White House.

Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth Shows Off Attacks in New Trailers

Atlus Japan has released another two trailers on their YouTube channel for their upcoming 3DS title, Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth. This time, they’re showing off some new battle mechanics that will be implemented in the combat system. First up, it looks like the exploitation of your enemies’ weaknesses is going to be a much more important and strategic move in this entry. In Persona 3 and 4, players would get an additional turn whenever you struck an enemy’s [...]

Super Mario Bros. 3 on the 3DS Virtual Console and More GBA Games on Wii U

Everyone’s favorite plumbing simulator, Super Mario Bros. 3, is now available for download off of the 3DS eShop for $4.99. This is the original NES version of the game, so if you were hoping for the revamped All-Stars style GBA game, you’re gonna have to wait just a bit longer. But in the meantime, you can once again play what some consider to be the greatest NES game of all time anywhere and everywhere you go! I know I’ll be picking it up. [...]

“You Got Served” – Nintendo Sued Over Dual Screen Technology

Nintendo has been accused of patent infringement by a Texas LLC called Secure Axcess over dual screen technology. The patent, shown here, was issued in 2003 by this company and they are sporting a raging litigious boner for The House that Mario Built. While they had tried the same tactic earlier this year over the DS in all its incarnations, this time they’re apparently targeting the Wii U’s multi-screen technology. The lawsuit not only names Nintendo, but a number of [...]

 

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 [...]

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