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‘Pokémon Sun’ and ‘Moon’ to get post-launch ‘Pokémon Bank’ support

The Pokémon Company revealed this week that the upcoming Nintendo 3DS RPG duo Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon will be upgraded with Pokémon Bank support following their retail debuts later this year.
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‘Mario Sports Superstars,’ ‘Picross 3D Round 2’ lead Nintendo’s new 3DS lineup

Nintendo outlined its upcoming 3DS release schedule as part of Thursday's Nintendo Direct presentation, revealing that the sports-themed minigame compilation Mario Sports Superstars will launch in the spring of 2017.
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Captain Olimar and his Pikmin friends, major gameplay changes coming to 3DS

Captain Olimar will be making the jump to 2D for Pikmin on Nintendo 3DS. The action-focused game is expected in 2017, though no firm release date has been revealed. It marks Olimar's return after his absence in Pikmin 3.
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Nintendo adding new Poochy content to 3DS version of ‘Yoshi’s Woolly World’

Wii U platformer Yoshi's Woolly World will see an upgraded release for the Nintendo 3DS next year that adds new levels, gameplay features, and unlockable animated sequences. New content will focus on Yoshi's canine pal Poochy.
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Create on the go! 'Super Mario Maker' is coming to 3DS just in time for Christmas

The hit Wii U game Super Mario Maker will be coming to 3DS this December, complete with 3DS-specific features like local wireless play and StreetPass. It features a selection of Wii U-designed levels.
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Indies target Nintendo consoles in September with 'Axiom Verge' and much more

Nintendo has a slate of independently produced games launching for the Wii U next month -- including acclaimed titles like Axiom Verge, Severed, and Noitu Love: Devolution -- as part of its Nindies Summer Jam event.
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New budget-priced Nintendo Selects include 'Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker HD,' 'Captain Toad'

Nintendo will re-release many popular Wii U and 3DS games as part of its budget-priced Nintendo Selects catalog in August, including such titles as Lego City Undercover, Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon, and The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker…
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What will the Nintendo NX look like? 15 of our favorite fan mock ups

Despite a fast-approaching March 2017 release date, we still know very little about the Nintedo NX. However, in the wake of leaks about the NX's design and power specs, fans have been creating mock ups of what the finalized NX may look…
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The ‘Xboy’ was the Xbox handheld that never was

In an interview with IGN, former Xbox head Robbie Bach revealed that the "Xboy," or a handheld Xbox branded console, was in early conceptual stages, but was halted, and not just because of the Zune.
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Nintendo releases 'Metroid Prime: Federation Force' minigame for free via 3DS eShop

A free surprise from Nintendo is in store for 3DS owners this week, as the publisher announced that a fully featured demo version of the Metroid Prime: Federation Force multiplayer minigame Blast Ball is now available for download.
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'Azure Striker Gunvolt' and 3DS sequel to be bundled in upcoming retail edition

A sequel to the acclaimed Nintendo 3DS platformer Azure Striker Gunvolt will hit the 3DS eShop in September alongside the retail-exclusive series compilation Azure Striker Gunvolt: Striker Pack.
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‘Super Mario RPG’ joins Nintendo Wii U’s digital catalog

Nintendo has updated its eShop multiplatform digital storefront with a Wii U version of its classic SNES role-playing game Super Mario RPG, among other newly released digital standouts.