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Original Game Boy Pokemon games return for 3DS eShop in February

Pokemon Red, Blue, and Yellow are due to hit the Nintendo 3DS eShop as Virtual Console titles in commemoration of the franchise's 20th anniversary, Nintendo confirmed in a Nintendo Direct presentation this week.
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The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess remake launching for Wii U in 2016

Nintendo will launch a visually updated version of its Wii launch title The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess for the Wii U next year, the company confirmed during its Nintendo Direct presentation event this week.
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Nintendo Badge Arcade released for free on 3DS 1:28

Nintendo announced that it has released Nintendo Badge Arcade for the Nintendo 3DS, a microtransaction-driven app that allows players to outfit their system themes with unique customization items earned via gameplay.
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Mario fan fully recreates a series obscurity in Super Mario Maker

Nintendo fan "Forteblast" has fully recreated one of the most obscure entries in Nintendo's flagship Super Mario franchise using the Wii U game design toolkit Super Mario Maker, making the little-seen spinoff accessible to a broad player…
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Dust off your Game Boy for this official Gunman Clive demake

After seeing ports across multiple Nintendo consoles and portables over the past several years, indie run-and-gun shooter Gunman Clive's latest destination is...the monochromatic Game Boy.
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Fan modders turn Sonic Generations into a 3D Mario game

Dedicated modders in the Sonic the Hedgehog community have released a comprehensive mod for the PC version of 2011's Sonic Generations, replacing the game's cast with characters from Nintendo's Mario series and universe.
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Nintendo’s first smartphone game, Miitomo, prods you into talking to people

Nintendo has revealed the first fruits of its partnership with mobile developer DeNA: a social communication app called Miitomo, which is scheduled to launch on smartphones globally in March 2016.
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Super Mario Maker adds checkpoints and more in November

Nintendo outlined its next software update for the Wii U DIY platformer toolkit Super Mario Maker, announcing that players will soon be able to add mid-level checkpoints to their creations.
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Rare insight: Nintendo's Miyamoto wanted N64 GoldenEye to be less violent

GoldenEye 007 was widely praised when it debuted for the Nintendo 64 in 1997, but publisher Nintendo initially balked at the first-person shooter's violent content, one of its designers revealed at UK expo GameCity 2015 this week.
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‘Zelda Maker’ lets Nintendo fans build their own Hyrule

An alpha version of the fan-created The Legend of Zelda Maker level design toolkit was released this week, allowing players to build their own action-RPG worlds in the style of Nintendo's The Legend of Zelda series.
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The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses tour dates announced

The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses, a concert tour featuring music from Nintendo's legendary franchise, has returned with new tour dates and an appearance on Late Show with Stephen Colbert.
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Nintendo halts Game Boy releases for 3DS Virtual Console

Publisher Natsume confirmed that Nintendo is killing off Game Boy releases for the 3DS Virtual Console as it shifts its focus to porting legacy Nintendo 64, Nintendo DS, and Game Boy Advance games on the Wii U.