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Pink power: Two Kirby games to hit Wii U Virtual Console this week

Nintendo's pink puffball Kirby is back with a pair of digital Wii U releases this week in North America as Kirby's Epic Yarn and Kirby Mass Attack make their Virtual Console debuts.
Wearables

Bad news Poké-players, that Pokémon Go Plus wearable isn’t coming out this month

Nintendo has crushed the dreams of many Pokémon Go players, and said the fun Pokémon Go Plus Bluetooth accessory (that may help conserve your phone's battery) has been delayed, and won't arrive until September.
Gaming

Nintendo's 'eShop Selects' series will bring Wii U digital titles to stores in Eurpoe

Your favorite Wii U eShop games are headed for a retail upgrade, as Nintendo announced that it will release physical versions of Fast Racing Neo, SteamWorld Heist, and SteamWorld Dig as part of its newly launched "Nintendo eShop Selects"…
Gaming

Nintendo's stock plummets after 'Pokémon Go' investor gaffe

Days after Nintendo's stock market value hit a record high due to the success of Pokémon Go, shares have plummeted as the company reminded new investors that it had no role in the game's development, and profits will be minimal.
Gaming

Niantic CEO reveals 'Pokémon Go' team leaders, talks fixes at San Diego Comic-Con

John Hanke, CEO of Niantic, briefed a horde of Pokémon trainers packed into the San Diego Convention Center's Hall H about what's in store for the future of Pokémon Go.
Gaming

The ‘Xboy’ was the Xbox handheld that never was

In an interview with IGN, former Xbox head Robbie Bach revealed that the "Xboy," or a handheld Xbox branded console, was in early conceptual stages, but was halted, and not just because of the Zune.
Gaming

Get your ’90s on with these Star Fox and Sonic deals

Nintendo is offering a number of Sonic the Hedgehog games at reduced price this week in the eShop, as well as demos for both new Star Fox games. Fans who buy Star Fox Zero digitally will also receive a $5 eShop voucher.
Gaming

‘Pokémon Go’ officially launches in Japan following delay

'Pokémon Go' has officially launched in Japan, following a delay reportedly caused by the leak of an email between developer Niantic and launch partner McDonald's. It's available on both Android and iOS.
Gaming

NES Classic Edition trailer showcases Nintendo’s 8-bit legacy

Players eager for an early glimpse at Nintendo's upcoming NES Classic Edition plug-and-play console can sample the device's bounty of bundled 8-bit titles in a new trailer released today.
Gaming

Nintendo releases 'Metroid Prime: Federation Force' minigame for free via 3DS eShop

A free surprise from Nintendo is in store for 3DS owners this week, as the publisher announced that a fully featured demo version of the Metroid Prime: Federation Force multiplayer minigame Blast Ball is now available for download.
Gaming

Apple could make up to $3 billion from 'Pokémon Go' over the next two years

Thanks to App Store policies and fired-up Pokémon fans, Apple could make as much as 10 to 15 percent of its App Store revenue off a single game. Nintendo might not care: its market value has doubled as a result of the game.
Gaming

Razer wants to take you on a Poké-tour with its new ‘Pokémon Go’ social app

If you are one of those unlucky rural ‘Pokémon Go’ players, who finds themselves far from gyms, Pokéstops and worst of all, Poké-friends, then Razer's new app may be perfect for you.