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IronFall Invasion channels the cover-based shooting of Gears of War on the New 3DS

We had a chance to play the third-person shooter IronFall Invasion on the New Nintendo 3DS XL. Here are our full impressions of the game and how it runs on Nintendo's newest handheld.
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Nintendo, why do you seem to hate your fans so much?

Here's an open letter to Nintendo, asking why the company would make such unfortunate, anti-consumer choices for the New 3DS XL handheld when it's clearly conceived as an upgrade proposition for fans.
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Easter egg game in new 3DS unlocked by Mario theme

Users have discovered a clever little easter egg in the web browser of the new Nintendo 3DS, where tapping the Mario theme unlocks a secret, Breakout-style game.
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‘New Nintendo 3DS’ (that’s what it’s called) adds two more buttons and an extra control stick

Nintendo reveals a "New" 3DS handheld that adds two shoulder buttons, a second analog control stick, and an assortment of other form factor and hardware tweaks. It's coming to Japan in standard and XL formats on October 11.
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Nintendo’s Code Name STEAM combines steampunk, aliens, and Abe Lincoln

Nintendo has revealed Codename STEAM, a new third-person shooting game that takes place on a turn-based grid.
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As its sales sink, Nintendo grasps at emerging markets, apps, and … figurines?

With Nintendo bleeding money and the Wii U and 3DS not performing up to expectations, it's going to take more than just a few games to get themselves out of this rut. Here is what Nintendo plans to remedy all of this and see whether that…
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Nintendo reports $457 million loss for fiscal year, blames Wii U sales

Nintendo reported a $457 million loss in its report on the recently concluded fiscal year, and blamed poor sales of its Wii U console on the shortfall.
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Nintendo cuts the price on five popular 3DS games

Nintendo slashes the price on five 3DS games with 2 million-plus sales apiece, including three Mario games, an Animal Crossing, and a Donkey Kong Country.
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Super Smash Bros. comes to 3DS this summer, Wii U this winter

Nintendo confirms a summer 2014 release for the 3DS version of Super Smash Bros and a winter 2014 release for the Wii U version.
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Been there, done that: Nintendo’s short-term plan is ‘follow the leader’

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata laid out a rough plan for fixing the company in his recent investor talk, but the most promising possibilities amount to little more than playing catch-up with the company's top competitors.
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Nintendo considers new business models following a very bad 2013

Nintendo president and CEO Satoru Iwata declares that the company is looking into "a new business structure" following a heavily slashed forecasts that point to a dismal fiscal performance in 2013.
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Jetsetter: Have we learned nothing from Final Fantasy’s terrible numbering?

This week in Jetsetter, we look at Inazuma Eleven and the double-edged sword of when a traditionally import-only series finally makes the jump to the US. The biggest problem is that you don't get to play any previously released games, but…