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Nintendo launches cross-platform user accounts in Japan

Nintendo launched a cross-platform user account system in Japan this week, giving players the ability to track their digital purchases and earn bonus cash back from eShop activity.
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Create works of Pokemon artistry in upcoming Pokemon Picross for 3DS

Nintendo revealed that its next published release for the 3DS eShop in North America is Pokemon Picross, a free-to-download nonogram puzzler featuring hundreds of Pokemon characters.
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Original Game Boy Pokemon games return for 3DS eShop in February

Pokemon Red, Blue, and Yellow are due to hit the Nintendo 3DS eShop as Virtual Console titles in commemoration of the franchise's 20th anniversary, Nintendo confirmed in a Nintendo Direct presentation this week.
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Nintendo Badge Arcade released for free on 3DS 1:28

Nintendo announced that it has released Nintendo Badge Arcade for the Nintendo 3DS, a microtransaction-driven app that allows players to outfit their system themes with unique customization items earned via gameplay.
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Nintendo halts Game Boy releases for 3DS Virtual Console

Publisher Natsume confirmed that Nintendo is killing off Game Boy releases for the 3DS Virtual Console as it shifts its focus to porting legacy Nintendo 64, Nintendo DS, and Game Boy Advance games on the Wii U.
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Shovel Knight’s retail debut pushed back, Xbox One edition ‘in limbo’ 2:20

Indie developer Yacht Club Games has delayed the retail version of its throwback platformer Shovel Knight to November, and a previously announced Xbox One edition is now 'in limbo' due to Microsoft's publishing policies.
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Chibi-Robo: Zip Lash, 3D Sonic the Hedgehog 2 arrive at Nintendo’s eShop 1:56

Nintendo has issued its weekly eShop update, introducing new games like Chibi-Robo: Zip Lash and 3D Sonic the Hedgehog 2 for the 3DS and Natsume's Pocky & Rocky with Becky for the Wii U.
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Sonic the Hedgehog-inspired Freedom Planet joins Wii U eShop

This week's Wii U eShop update marks the console debut of Freedom Planet, an indie-developed tribute to 16-bit era platformers and Sega's Sonic the Hedgehog series.
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Super Smash Bros. adds playable Mario Maker, Duck Hunt levels

A newly released patch for the Wii U and Nintendo 3DS versions of Nintendo's crossover brawler Super Smash Bros. adds more playable levels on both platforms, along with a collection of new Mii character costumes.
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Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer, Starwhal arrive for Nintendo platforms via eShop

A new 3DS-exclusive entry in Nintendo's Animal Crossing series heads up this week's eShop update, accompanying newly released digital titles like Extreme Exorcism and Beatbuddy.
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Mario Golf, Gunman Clive hit Wii U in latest eShop update

This week's Nintendo eShop update brings the N64-era golfing sim Mario Golf to the Wii U along with a selection of other retro-inspired standouts, including Vs. Excitebike and Gunman Clive.
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Resident Evil Origins Collection pairs up survival horror classics in January 2016 1:05

Capcom today announced Resident Evil Origins Collection, an upcoming retail bundle featuring upgraded HD versions of Resident Evil and Resident Evil 0 for the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PCs.