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Zelda lead confirms the return of light/dark worlds in A Link to the Past 2

Zelda creative lead Eiji Aonuma reveals in an interview with CNET that the upcoming sequel to A Link to the Past for Nintendo 3DS brings back the light and dark worlds of the previous game.
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Nintendo pushes past GameStop in an effort to sell cheap, used Nintendo 3DS handhelds

Nintendo is not known for affordable hardware prices anymore. The days of the comparatively cheap Nintendo DS and Nintendo Wii are gone. Now that the company is getting into used sales, it's aggressively lowering the price of a Nintendo…
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Wii U sells 31 percent fewer consoles than expected

Nintendo reported earnings for the fiscal year that ended in March on Wednesday, and while the strong Japanese yen helped it turn a meager profit, the Wii U continues to drag the company down. Even the Nintendo 3DS missed expectations. Now…
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Nintendo 3DS XL gets its very own Circle Pad Pro, but no word on what upcoming games you can use it on

The Nintendo 3DS XL has been available in the US for eight months, but the Circle Pad Pro add-on is only now making it out, ready to help new Monster Hunter fans. Even though the accessory can ease playing 3D games on Nintendo's handheld…
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Nintendo learns a lesson from the Wii U’s faults, and unleashes a torrent of new 3DS titles

The Nintendo 3DS is having a spectacular third year, with consistently great releases like Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon hitting the machine. Its momentum isn't slowing as Nintendo announces a plethora of games like Yoshi's Island 3DS that…
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After two decades, ‘The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past 2’ is confirmed – but the developer remains a mystery

More than two decades later, Nintendo is returning to Link's Super Nintendo adventure with The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past 2 on Nintendo 3DS. It's unknown, though, just who is making the game. Will it be the original's designers in…
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‘Shin Megami Tensei IV’ makes the trip from Japan to the West in record time

Shin Megami Tensei IV for Nintendo 3DS will be the first entry in the series to make it to the US with its name intact. The game also marks a greatly streamlined localization process from Atlus USA.
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‘Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon’ review: Mario’s little brother shines in the darkness

Next Level Games continues the fruitful partnership with Nintendo that's yielded plums like Super Mario Strikers and Punch-out!! on Wii with Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon, the studio's very best game, and one of the best made for Nintendo 3DS.
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Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate review (Wii U and 3DS): A JRPG that has grown up

Only a few of Capcom's odd Monster Hunter games have crossed the Pacific, and Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate on Wii U is the finest of them - though the game struggles to live up to its console mirror on 3DS.
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Nintendo found guilty of patent infringement, ordered to pay $30 mil in damages

Nintendo may be one of video games' greatest play innovators, but they've never been the most remarkable hardware inventors. Most of their successful machines like Nintendo DS are based on others' inventions that they license. In the case…
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‘Super Smash Bros 4’ for Wii U will do away with the pantywaist online fights of its predecessor

Super Smash Bros Brawl for Nintendo Wii introduced a massive cast to the fighting game series, as well as an enormous single-player campaign, but the game still managed to disappoint due to lackluster online play. Super Smash Bros 4 for…
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GDC bound developers choosing mobile over consoles, and Nintendo takes the brunt of it

In the past seven days, everyone from Ubisoft to Sony is doubling down on the game console market with new machines like the PlayStation 4. What platforms are game developers on the front lines working on, though? Smartphones and tablets…