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Nintendo’s DSi online storefront set to close in 2017

Nintendo is sunsetting its online storefront for Nintendo DSi consoles, rendering the portables unable to download new games after the service's planned shutdown in Japan next year.
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Nintendo is using Super Mario Maker to teach kids game design

Nintendo recently teamed up with the San Francisco Public Library to teach kids and their parents about the basics of game design and creating levels. Their course tool? Super Mario Maker.
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Nintendo’s first mobile game Miitomo hits the U.S. on March 31 2:29

Nintendo won't be leaving its U.S.-bound fans out for long, having announced that its first mobile game, Miitomo, is set to be released in the U.S. on March 31. The app marks a potential turning point for Nintendo, which has…
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22-year-old designer explains how he leaked a fake Nintendo NX controller

This past week, a handful of images arose claiming to uphold the validity of a controller patent from last year for Nintendo's next console. Luckily, none of them are real, but they did take some clever design tricks to pull off.
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Nintendo denies Nikkei report, claims Wii U hardware production will continue

Nintendo has denied reports from earlier this week indicating that it would end Wii U production in order to focus on its next home console, reaffirming its support for the platform's dedicated player base.
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Did the controller for Nintendo’s next console just leak? [updated with more images]

Reddit user Idriss2Dev has posted an image clearly depicting the controller we saw in Nintendo's patent last year, give or take a few features, but traditional gamers remain unimpressed.
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Scribblenauts sequel canceled, series creator lays off staff

Scribblenauts series developer 5th Cell has laid off the majority of its staff following the sudden cancelation of a sequel game midway through development by publisher Warner Bros.
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Report: Nintendo will stop making Wii U consoles in 2016

Nintendo will stop manufacturing the Wii U by the end of 2016. The console manufacturer has already shut down production of certain Wii U accessories, and will cease production of the console itself later this year.
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Nintendo makes mobile debut in Japan with Miitomo, My Nintendo

Nintendo's debut mobile app Miitomo has launched alongside the company's new My Nintendo service, giving members access to exclusive rewards, games, and other bonuses for registering purchases and completing online tasks.
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Nintendo’s first mobile app Miitomo launches on March 17 in Japan

Nearly a year after Nintendo announced its partnership with DeNA to produce games for smartphones, the company announced today that the first result of these efforts, the social messaging app Miitomo, launches in Japan on March 17.
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The 22 best Nintendo 3DS games

The 3DS is home to a large library, including some of the greatest games Nintendo has ever published. Thankfully, we've compiled this list of some of the best games for the handheld, whether you're into role-playing titles or platformers.
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6 ways Zelda: Twilight Princess HD is different from the original

Here's a breakdown of the new gameplay changes, tweaks, and features that will likely make The Legend of Zelda Twilight Princess HD the best version of the game yet.