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Can’t go too fast: Nintendo is giving away ‘Mario & Sonic’ prizes to active fans

Mario & Sonic are competing in this year's Olympic games, and Nintendo is giving you a chance to compete, as well, with a chance to win some sweet prizes. Take a picture of yourself playing an Olympic sport like soccer or beach…
Gaming

'Devil's Third' multiplayer mode goes offline in December

Divisive Wii U action game Devil's Third will lose its online functionality at the end of 2016, as Nintendo announced that it will permanently drop support for the game's included multiplayer modes one year after launch.
Virtual Reality

Nintendo of America doesn’t think VR is ready for mainstream consumers

Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime recently spoke to Bloomberg during E3 2016 about the company's take on virtual reality. The interview follows recent, skeptical comments about the VR industry from Take 2 Interactive's CEO.
Gaming

Mario, Zelda, and more Mario: The 10 best games for Wii U

The Wii U has had some of the most interesting games of this console generation. Here are our picks for the system's 10 best games, whether you like building platforming levels or fighting demons in style.
Wearables

Just tap this wristband to easily capture pocket monsters in ‘Pokémon Go’

There's finally a little more information about the wearable that acts as an accessory to Nintendo's highly anticipated Pokémon Go. It's listed on Amazon for pre-order, and costs $35.
Gaming

Nintendo NX launches in March 2017 along with Zelda

Here is everything we have heard so far about Nintendo's mysterious, upcoming console, the so-called NX, compiled into one convenient post. Updated 6-16-2016 to include details on processing power, VR support, and a Ubisoft launch title.
Gaming

Nintendo’s ‘Rhythm Heaven Megamix’ hits eShop following E3 debut

Nintendo's manic minigame compilation Rhythm Heaven Megamix is out now in the 3DS eShop in North America following its debut appearance at the Electronic Entertainment Expo this week.
Gaming

‘Paper Mario: Color Splash’ is not making a good first impression with fans

Paper Mario: Color Splash was shown off extensively at E3 2016, but fan reception has been predominantly negative, with significant gripes aimed at the game's shallow RPG mechanics and lack of allies.
Gaming

You can beat the new Zelda without finishing the story

Game producer Eiji Aonuma revealed that the new The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild can be completed without finishing the story, even from the start of the game. It all depends on how you play
Gaming

Ubisoft believes Nintendo's NX will recapture the elusive Wii audience 3:52

Alain Corre, Ubisoft executive vice president of EMEA, revealed in an interview with MCV that the publisher believes Nintendo's next console, code-named NX, will bring back that elusive Wii audience.
Gaming

'Ever Oasis' is the new action-RPG from Final Fantasy director Koichi Ishii

'Ever Oasis,' created by Final Fantasy veteran Koichi Ishii, is a new action-RPG for the 3DS. Taking place in a vast desert, you have a number of party members who can help take down bosses and solve puzzles. Check out the first…
Gaming

7 ways ‘Breath of the Wild’ is reimagining The Legend of Zelda series

Finally, after years of waiting, Nintendo revealed gameplay for the highly anticipated The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, dedicating the vast majority of its E3 2016 live stream to the game. Here's everything we know about the sequel.