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Nintendo denies, then confirms that it’s ending Wii U production

After previously claiming it had no plans to end production of the struggling Wii U console, Nintendo has confirmed that the last Wii U consoles produced for North America have already been sent to retailers.
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Massive ‘Miitomo’ update enables sidekicks, social features, customization

Miitomo, Nintendo's first foray into the mobile gaming space, has received a massive update that adds a slew of new social features, customization options, and even a sidekick.
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Nintendo’s rarest Kirby video games have been saved, thanks to historians

A group of gaming historians recovered some of the rarest Nintendo-published games produced during the Super NES era. Preservation efforts are underway to ensure future generations will be able to play them.
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Capcom is actively exploring Nintendo Switch porting possibilities

Global publisher Capcom is exploring the possibility of porting its recent PlayStation 4 and Xbox One releases to the Nintendo Switch, potentially giving Nintendo's upcoming console a major boost in third-party support.
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Nintendo powering up its classic Power Line during NES Classic launch weekend

From Nov. 11 to Nov. 13, calling 425-885-7529 between 9 a.m. and 10 p.m. EST will connect you to the company’s retired Power Line, which provided gamers with hints and tips for classic Nintendo titles of the 1980s.
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Finally beat ‘Castlevania’ and other classic games with the Nintendo Power Line

Nintendo's NES Classic Edition is just a week away, and the company is opening up its helpful "Power Line" to give players some tips. The service is automated, however, so don't go asking for help with 'Battletoads.'
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‘Pokémon Go’ adds new challenges and offers bonuses for playing daily

Pokémon Go's hype may have died down in the last few months, but developer Niantic has introduced new bonuses to encourage continued play. Visiting Pokéstops and catching new monsters on a daily basis will see increased rewards.
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Nintendo Switch will upgrade to a multi-touch display, reports says

Following up on Nintendo's recent showcase of its upcoming Nintendo Switch console, Eurogamer reports the platform will include a capacitive multi-touch display, marking a significant leap forward from the resistive touchscreen technology.
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‘Pokémon Sun’ and ‘Moon’ will feature original ‘Red’ and ‘Blue’ trainers

Nintendo has revealed that the upcoming Pokémon Sun and Moon will feature playable trainer characters from the series' 1990s origins, Pokémon Red and Blue, who will return for a pair of high-stakes, late-game battles.
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Nintendo: Don’t rule us out of the virtual reality space

Nintendo may not have plans for VR technology on its Switch console, but the company has not ruled out using the technology in the future. Its previous attempt, the Virtual Boy, is considered its biggest failure.
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Nintendo to detail Switch’s release date and pricing in January

Nintendo is set to debut important information about its upcoming Switch console at a live-streamed event in January. The firm has promised to reveal launch price at dates and will follow up with hands-on playtesting at a range of venues…
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Nintendo expects to sell 2 million Switch systems in its first month

Nintendo has announced that it expects to sell 2 million Switch consoles by March of 2017, the first month the console will be available. However, the company is prepared to manufacture more units if demand is strong.