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Nintendo confirms 2016 amiibo lineup, including Cloud and Bayonetta figures 2:39

Nintendo announced its next wave of amiibo releases, revealing that Final Fantasy VII's Cloud Strife and Sega's Bayonetta will get their own Super Smash Bros-compatible figurines in 2016.
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Based on These eBay Listings, Devil’s Third is Already a Collector’s Item

Retailers didn't expect anyone would be interested in Devil's Third so they didn't buy many copies. By doing so, they made the retail game into a prized commodity for North American game collectors.
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Devil’s Third, SteamWorld Heist out now for Wii U and 3DS

This week's Nintendo eShop update marks the North American launch of Devil's Third, SteamWorld Heist, Terraria, FAST Racing NEO, and other anticipated games for the Wii U and Nintendo 3DS.
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Mercedes-Benz creates a car-themed event course for Super Mario Maker 0:55

Mercedes-Benz has developed an event course for the side-scrolling Super Mario Maker game. After unlocking a GLA crossover, players battle through several areas including a Mercedes-Benz dealership, the Autobahn, and an off-road…
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Minecraft is finally coming to the Wii U

Minecraft is on almost every platform conceivable apart from the Wii U, but earlier today Nintendo announced the mega-popular sandbox game would be available before Christmas. Nintendo plans to add custom content for fans.
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Reggie FIls-Aime and Geoff Keighley pay tribute to Nintendo's late Satoru Iwata 6:01

At The Game Awards 2015, members of the video games industry paid tribute to longtime Nintendo CEO and president Satoru Iwata,
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Nintendo eShop update adds Xenoblade Chronicles X, Pokemon Picross

Nintendo's latest update to its digital eShop storefront marks the North American debut of the Wii U RPG Xenoblade Chronicles X, which arrives alongside other standouts like the Pokemon-themed 3DS puzzler Pokemon Picross.
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Nintendo NX will be ‘unique and different,’ says CEO

Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima wants his company's fanbase to know that Nintendo is playing the long game with the NX and the Wii U.
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Nintendo launches cross-platform user accounts in Japan

Nintendo launched a cross-platform user account system in Japan this week, giving players the ability to track their digital purchases and earn bonus cash back from eShop activity.
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Disney XD doubles-down on eSports with upcoming Mario Kart 8 special

A televised special featuring Nintendo's Mario Kart 8 will air on Disney XD in December, continuing the network's foray into eSports coverage and following up on a previous Nintendo World Championships event.
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Have you tried turning it off and on again? Former Nintendo call center counselors reflect on 8-bit era

Ever wonder what life was like for Nintendo's "Game Play Counselors" who fielded requests for in-game help during the 8-bit and 16-bit eras? A recent interview series gives rare insight into Nintendo's corporate culture.
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Create works of Pokemon artistry in upcoming Pokemon Picross for 3DS

Nintendo revealed that its next published release for the 3DS eShop in North America is Pokemon Picross, a free-to-download nonogram puzzler featuring hundreds of Pokemon characters.