Catch the September 2018 Nintendo Direct right here, right now

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The time has come. Nintendo delayed the September edition of its Nintendo Direct live stream after an earthquake rocked Hokkaido, Japan, earlier this month, but it’s full steam ahead today. The show kicks off at 6PM ET / 3PM PT, and Nintendo will fin…

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How the PlayStation Vita compares to legendary handhelds

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The PlayStation Vita is hanging on by a thread. Sony Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida said in 2015 there was no hope for a follow-up to the handheld console, and since then, the Vita machine has been quietly winding down. Sony is hal…

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Nintendo’s latest 2DS XL is a tribute to Link’s Shield

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Nintendo has a history of dressing up its handheld systems in festive fashions, and the 2DS XL is no different. This time out, the clamshell console is getting a special edition that resembles Link’s Hylian Shield from The Legend of Zelda franchise….

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‘Detective Pikachu’ game’s US debut set for March 23rd

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Ever since the Detective Pikachu game launched in Japan in early 2016, there’s been a lingering question: when would it be available elsewhere, if it ever left Japanese shores? At last, there’s a date. The Pokémon Company has announced that…

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Latest ‘Pokémon’ games include an ode to Nintendo’s late president

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Developers are still eager to show their gratitude to Nintendo’s late Satoru Iwata. Gamers have learned that Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon include a clear, heartfelt tribute to the company’s long-serving president. It requires that you ha…

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Play ‘Pokémon Gold’ and ‘Silver’ on this pretty new 2DS XL

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If you’re planning on pre-ordering the upcoming Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon games, why not get a handheld console to match? Thankfully, Nintendo has your back. The company has just introduced a cool new Poké Ball edition of the 2DS…

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Nintendo will show off more ‘Super Mario Odyssey’ on Wednesday

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Apple isn’t the only company showing off new stuff this week. Nintendo has announced it’ll hold a 45-minute Direct stream this Wednesday at 6 p.m. Eastern/3 p.m. Pacific. What’s on tap? “Information mainly focused on what’s headed to Nintendo Switch…

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Nintendo World Championships return on October 7th

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You won’t have to wait nearly so long for the third Nintendo World Championships as you did for the second. Nintendo has revealed that its third World Championships will take place in New York City on October 7th, 2017. Anyone in the US or Canada can…

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Nintendo’s New 2DS XL is the closest you’ll ever get to a ‘3DS XL Lite’

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When most of us think about Nintendo hardware, we think about the gimmick. The motion controls of the Wii, the second screen of the Nintendo DS, the stereoscopic visuals of the 3DS and the duality of the Nintendo Switch. These innovations defi…

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Nintendo’s 3DS isn’t dead, but it is trapped in the Switch’s shadow

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Earlier this year, Nintendo announced a brand-new console, a hybrid portable device that serves as both a portable entertainment machine and a game system for the living room. At a glance, it looked great — but some criticized the Nintendo Sw…

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Atlus is bringing three great JRPGs to North America for the 3DS

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The Switch may have already arrived, but you may want to wait a bit before putting your 3DS in storage. Atlus, which you might know as the studio behind Persona, has just announced that it’s releasing three Japanese RPGs for the handheld in the US an…

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Nintendo hasn’t forgotten about ‘Pokémon’ on the 3DS

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Okay, so, today’s brief Nintendo Direct didn’t reveal the Switch version of Pokemon Sun and Moon, but if you aren’t a fan of traditional fighting games and still prefer the 3DS to the Switch (see: battery life) there was still some silver lining for…

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Next ‘Layton’ game is coming to Android and iOS before 3DS

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Last we knew, the new Professor Layton game’s differences from prior releases were relegated to its protagonist and the absence of its original puzzle designer. Now word is out that Layton’s Mystery Journey: Katrielle and the Millionaire’s Conspiracy…

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Nintendo still has a stack of 3DS games in the pipeline

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Nintendo Switch titles ARMS and Splatoon 2 headlined today’s Nintendo Direct presentation, but they weren’t the only games with news to reveal. The studio has a solid lineup of games coming to the 3DS this year.

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