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Japanese Box Art & Key Artwork released for Animal Crossing: New Horizons

A brand new commercial for Animal Crossing: New Horizons has been released in Japan. Alongside this new video the Japanese website has been updated with Box art and official Key Art for the game.   Advertisements
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[Feature] How To Avoid Losing All Of Your Nintendo Switch Save Data

If your console is on the fritz, then often, the biggest concern is that you might lose all of your saved data. You’ve put in a lot of hours to progress through game titles, so naturally, you don’t want that hard work to be lost. With consoles like Nintendo Switch, your progress isn’t automatically saved… View Article
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Redeem Rare Poké Balls courtesy of Ball Guy Via Mystery Gift (Pokémon Sword & Shield)

Ball Guy from Pokémon Sword & Shield has officially taking over Twitter! Starting over on the Japanese news account for Pokémon, Ball Guy now has been delivering special mystery gift codes for rare Pokeballs. A special hashtag has been released and codes have been released based on the amount of tweets made with the hashtag…. View Article
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The ghost hunt continues into 2020 with the Luigi’s Mansion 3  Multiplayer Pack DLC.

Nintendo has now announced the brand new multiplayer DLC for Luigi’s Mansion 3. For those who pre order you’ll get a special bonus of a Polterpup themed flash light. A new trailer has also been released by Nintendo in Japan. Team Up with Friends for More Ghost Hunting Fun! DLC for Luigi’s Mansion 3 Arrives in… View Article
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6 classic games arriving to the NES & SNES – Nintendo Switch Online collection on 12/12!

Nintendo have revealed a brand new update for the SNES & NES – Nintendo Switch Online Service. Six new games have been announced and will be added to the service on December 12th. These include: Super NES – Nintendo Switch Online: ・Star Fox 2 ・Super Punch-Out!! ・Kirby Super Star ・Breath of Fire II NES –… View Article
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Weekly News Round-up (September 2nd, 2019) – Nintendo Direct, SNES Games On Switch, Etc.

Hey folks, it’s time for our weekly news round-up! So obviously, straight out of the bag is the Nintendo Direct, which aired on September 4th for US and UK (September 5th for everywhere else) and announced many new games coming to the Nintendo Switch. It also officially confirmed games that were rumoured shortly before, like… View Article
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[Patch Notes] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Version 5.0.0 for Nintendo Switch (Banjo, new modes, Fighter adjustments, and more!)

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Version 5.0.0 has now arrived and with it, a couple of new features, character adjustments, the arrival of Banjo, and more! Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Version 5.0.0: [Released 09/04/19] Ver. 5.0.0 (Released September 4, 2019) Offline You can now play the Home-Run Contest mode in Games & More. This mode supports up to… View Article
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Tetris99 x Fire Emblem: Three Houses Grand Prix Event Coming, free theme available

Like past Tetris99 events, a brand new Grand Prix (Maximus Cup in North America) is coming this month! This time, it’s a collaboration with the Fire Emblem: Three Houses game. Earn points based on how well you place and you’ll earn a special theme! This event has only been confirmed for Europe at this time but will… View Article
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NES – Nintendo Switch Online August Games Are Kung-Fu Heroes & Vice: Project Doom

Nintendo have recently uploaded a video to their YouTube Channel featuring the next two games coming to the NES -Nintendo Switch Online service. The August offerings are Kung-Fu Heroes and Vice: Project Do m. If you have yet to see the announcement trailer, you can check it out below.
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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate holding online tournament “Heros vs Villains” this week

A new ingame event for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate has been announced by Nintendo. This event, “Heros vs Villains” will act similar to Splatoons splatfests where you choose a side and win matches with respective characters representing either Hero or Villain. It will use the brand new Online Tournament mode that was added in the… View Article
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Spirit Board Challenge Pack #1 released for Switch Online members, contains items that help with Spirit Battles

A new offer for Nintendo Switch Online members is now available for download on the eshop! This special pack “Spirit Board Challenge Pack #1” is a special offering that gives Smash Ultimate players items to help them conquer spirit battles. The full contents are as follows: 1. 1500 SP 2. Shuffle All x 10 3. All Primaries… View Article
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[Feature] More Retro Fun When Essays Are Done

Scientist note that nostalgia is quite a powerful and useful emotion that enhances your sense of belonging, helps deal with stress and depression, and improves your overall outlook on life. In today’s post, we will talk about retrogaming, the reasons why retrogaming is making a rapid comeback, most popular classic games, and how an ordinary… View Article
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Stay fresh this weekend with the Tetris 99 5th MAXIMUS CUP Splatfest Edition, now taking place!

The 5th Maximus Cup event for Tetris 99 is now happening! Earn 100 points via participation to unlock a unique Splatoon 2 theme. The theme offers 3 Splatoon music tracks as well depending on how far you place. Stay fresh this weekend with the #Tetris99 5th MAXIMUS CUP Splatfest Edition, happening now! Participate in @Tetris_official matches and… View Article
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Nintendo Entertainment System – July Game Updates – Nintendo Switch Online Includes Donkey Kong 3 And Wrecking Crew, Rewind Feature Also Being Added

Nintendo have released a new trailer showcasing July’s offerings to the Nintendo Entertainment System – Nintendo Switch Online service. This month will see Donkey Kong 3 and Wrecking Crew added to the ever growing list of NES games. That’s not all though, a rewind feature is also being added to all games available. This will… View Article
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Version Exclusives revealed for Pokémon Sword & Pokémon Shield

With a new update on Pokémon Sword & Pokémon Shield today, we’ve been given a look at what we can expect for version exclusive content! First off, some Pokémon species will be exclusive between the two games. Gym Leaders will also be different. There are several differences between Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield, and one… View Article
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Galar Research Update: Gigantamaxing, New Pokémon, New Gym Leaders, & Galar Pokemon League!

The Pokémon Company has given us some brand new information on Pokémon Sword & Pokemon Shield today! Today we get introduced to brand new Pokémon, new gym leaders, the Galar Pokemon League, and Gigantamaxing! GIGANTAMAXING CHANGES A POKÉMON’S SIZE AND APPEARANCE! The strange phenomenon known as Dynamaxing can only occur in specific areas of the… View Article
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TETRIS 99 X Splatoon 2 Maximus Cup Announced

Nintendo America have announced the next Maximus Cup event for TETRIS 99. It will be Splatoon 2 themed in commemoration of the final Splatfest this weekend and for those that get 100 event points, they can get a Splatoon 2 theme for TETRIS 99. The event will run from July 12th from 11:59pm PT, up… View Article
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Nintendo Are Considering Extending The Nintendo Switch Online Service

Dutch the 79th Annual General Meeting of Shareholders at Nintendo Japan earlier today, a question arose as to when software from consoles like the Nintendo 64 and GameCube would be resurfacing. Nintendo stated that they are looking to extend the Nintendo Switch Online service. We have a translation of the statement below, courtesy of BlackKite… View Article
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Checkout more of Super Mario Maker 2 with 3 different Nintendo Treehouse: Live segments | E3 2019

Super Mario Maker 2 had a big spotlight in the Nintendo Treehouse Live | E3 2019, and three different sessions with the game were held. Wanna learn more about Story mode, Course making, or Multiplayer? Checkout the videos below from the event! Make it Your Way, Play it Your Way. Mario fans of the world, unite! Now you… View Article
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“Return to Koholint!“ Spirit Event will add 2 Links Awakening Limited-Time Spirits to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate this week!

The next spirit event has been announced for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate! The event will see two brand new spirits from The Legend Of Zelda: Links Awakening! At this current moment in time, the two new spirits are exclusive to the event and consist of the Owl & Link in his chibi form. Increased experience can… View Article
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