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Nintendo will make the upcoming NX console region-free

Here is everything we have heard so far about Nintendo's mysterious, upcoming console, the so-called NX, compiled into one convenient post.
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Report: Nintendo NX will be region-free

The Nintendo NX will reportedly be region-free, in stark contrast to virtually every other Nintendo home console. Players wishing to play Japanese 3DS games currently have to purchase another console.
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Split directional pad and share button rumored for Nintendo's NX controller

New rumors indicate that the controller for Nintendo's much-anticipated NX console will feature a split directional pad as opposed to the solid pad used by its predecessors, and will also have a share button.
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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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Report: NX controllers will support Wii-style motion controls and haptic feedback

The Nintendo NX may be going the (sort of) portable route, but it appears that the console will still support console features like rumble. More advanced motion controls may also be included.
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Nintendo strengthens its supply chain with purchase of console distributor Jesnet

Nintendo has just purchased Jesnet, one of the largest video game distributors in Japan. It almost exclusively distributes Nintendo product, and the purchase will help vertically integrate Nintendo's supply chain.
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Catch ’em all, fight ’em all, snap ’em all: These are the best Pokémon games

We look back at 20 years of Pokémon games to figure out which games have held up the best.
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‘Pokémon Go’ loses 15 million active players in a month

Pokémon Go user numbers appear to be settling down after a manic first few weeks. Following the huge popularity it saw in the short time after its release, there's been a steady decline that has seen close to 15 million people stop playing…
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Analogue’s new NES remake ditches Famicom parts, lowers price to $449

The Analogue Nt Mini is a lovingly crafted recreation of NES hardware, that's compatible with 100 percent of its games and peripherals -- the only catch is that it costs a whopping $449.
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Japan’s prime minister became ‘Super Mario’ at the Olympic closing ceremony

It's not every day you see a world leader dressed up as a famous video game character, but that's exactly what happened during the Rio Olympics' closing ceremony on Sunday night.
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Nintendo should bring these series back as mobile games

Nintendo doesn't seem interested in bringing its biggest franchises to Android and iOS... but it doesn't need to. Here are ten neglected Nintendo properties that deserve a second chance as mobile games.
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Satoru Iwata’s first Nintendo project found, preserved by historian

Games historian and preservationist Frank Cifaldi has unearthed a treasure trove of pre-release Nintendo Entertainment System games, including what's believed to be the earliest Nintendo project coded by Satoru Iwata.