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You’ll love the Power Glove documentary. It’s so bad.

The Power Glove was released with massive fanfare in 1989. The first mass-marketed peripheral that showcased virtual reality, it was discontinued within a year of release, due to poor compatibility, awkward controls and lack of…
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Super Mario Maker fans recreate lost GBA e-Reader levels

Hardcore Super Mario Maker players have recreated a batch of Nintendo-made Mario levels previously thought lost to time and outdated technology, bringing Super Mario Advance 3's e-Reader world to life for the first time in a decade.
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The Pokemon Company demands $4K settlement from amateur fan party planner

The Pokemon Company has sued a self-proclaimed "huge Pokemon fan" who organized a themed party inspired by Nintendo's popular mascot characters, demanding a $4,000 settlement even after the event was canceled.
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Sonic the Hedgehog-inspired Freedom Planet joins Wii U eShop

This week's Wii U eShop update marks the console debut of Freedom Planet, an indie-developed tribute to 16-bit era platformers and Sega's Sonic the Hedgehog series.
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Super Smash Bros. adds playable Mario Maker, Duck Hunt levels

A newly released patch for the Wii U and Nintendo 3DS versions of Nintendo's crossover brawler Super Smash Bros. adds more playable levels on both platforms, along with a collection of new Mii character costumes.
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Nintendo patches out Super Mario Maker invincibility glitch

Nintendo has patched an invulnerability exploit within its Wii U level design toolkit Super Mario Maker that previously allowed players to upload impossible-to-complete challenges.
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Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer, Starwhal arrive for Nintendo platforms via eShop

A new 3DS-exclusive entry in Nintendo's Animal Crossing series heads up this week's eShop update, accompanying newly released digital titles like Extreme Exorcism and Beatbuddy.
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Star Fox zero delayed until 2016 to prepare gameplay that players can “smoothly grasp”

If you were hoping to spend this holiday doing barrel rolls, you're out of luck. Star Fox Zero has been delayed until 2016, with creator Shigeru Miyamoto saying that Nintendo needs more time to polish the game.
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Nintendo Direct videos will continue without Satoru Iwata, no word on who will host

Nintendo has confirmed at the Tokyo Game Show that its Nintendo Direct videos will continue despite the passing of Satoru Iwata, who usually hosted them. No decision has been made on who will host future videos.
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Super Mario Maker is coming to Super Smash Bros. as a DLC stage

Super Mario Maker was finally released earlier this week, and Nintendo is celebrating and spreading the word by adding a stage to Super Smash Bros based on the game, right down to the on-screen hand that appears in the stage.
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Nintendo has announced its new president will be Tatsumi Kimishima

In July Nintendo president and technical mastermind Satoru Iwata sadly passed away, leaving the company temporarily adrift. Now Nintendo has announced Iwata's successor will be Tatsumi Kimishima.
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Mario betrays some of his most devoted fans with new YouTube copyright claims

Nintendo is targeting speedrunners and modders in a new round of YouTube copyright claims, issuing video takedown requests to users who post footage from modified Super Mario World levels.