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With its latest entry now at more than 5 million copies sold, the Luigi’s Mansion series has become another household name in Nintendo’s stable of franchises. Turns out it has also produced one of the company’s rarest pieces of memorabilia. Mario fan blog Supper Mario Broth posted pictures to Twitter late Thursday of a promotional
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With Treasure Trove finished, the future of Shovel Knight is murky. Will the upcoming Shovel Knight Dig be the last of our lil’ blue knight’s adventures? In a recent interview with the Nintendo Power Podcast, Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove director Sean Velasco and artist Sandy Gordon emphasized that Shovel Knight isn’t going anywhere. In the interview, host
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Ever since Banjo-Kazooie released on Nintendo 64 In 1998, the iconic duo has been loved by gamers around the world. Banjo-Kazooie‘s success prompted developer Rare to create Banjo-Tooie, which released for Nintendo 64 in 2000. Following the success of these first two outings, Microsoft purchased Rare for $375 million. Nintendo fans who loved the Banjo-Kazooie games on Nintendo 64
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Nintendo closed 2019 in excellent fashion, selling over 10 million Switch consoles. In total Nintendo Switch has now sold over 52 million units since it’s March 3, 2017 release date. These updated sales numbers put the Switch well over the SNES which boasts lifetime sales of 49 million units. It goes without mention that Switch
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Pokemon Sword and Shield finally met the demand for console entries into the series, and the market responded. Big time. Nintendo’s nine-month earnings report, released Thursday, revealed that Sword and Shield have sold more than 16 million copies since their November release, becoming the latest highlight in what’s been an incredibly strong fiscal year for
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Pokemon Home is set for release next month, and we’ve finally found out how much it will cost to use it to its fullest. According to a new page on the Pokemon Home website, it’s priced similarly to many other live services. Pricing periods go from one month to a year, with prices ranging from $2.99 to $15.99.
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Intelligent Systems announced two new Fire Emblem Drama CDs will be released on March 18, 2020, in Japan. We’ve got an Awakening Drama CD, and a Three Houses Drama CD. They will be priced at 2000 Yen (tax included) each. The Fire Emblem Awakening Drama CD will feature protagonist Reflet (male)/Yoshimasa Hosoya, Chrom/Tomokazu Sugita, Lucina/Yū
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XSEED Games announced that Rune Factory 4 Special will be coming to the US on February 25, exclusively to Switch. Europe and Australia will get the game a few days later on February 28. A new trailer was released to coincide with the announcement. The official XSEED site contains the E3 trailer in addition to
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You would think by now that Nintendo would realize that the Super Smash Bros. community is fed up with Fire Emblem fighters. Surely they can’t announce another one as their big 2020 reveal?! Oh, ye of little faith. And while Super Smash Bros. Ultimate director Masahiro Sakurai was having a giggle, you can watch some of the most ardent fans die inside
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Whether I am playing the latest entry or arguing with others over what constitutes a generation of Pokemon, I will always be passionate about Game Freak’s classic series. Pokemon ingrained itself into my gaming library at a young age and I’ve been addicted to the series through its ups and downs ever since. Every so often,
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In a report from publication VGC, Nintendo President Shuntaro Furukawa explains why the company doesn’t offer prize money at their esports tournaments. As compared to companies like Capcom or Riot Games, Nintendo is notably absent from helping fund Super Smash Bros. competitions at events like EVO. According to the Nikkei interview translated by Japanese Nintendo, Furukawa-san believes
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It’s no secret that the Nintendo Switch has been a runaway success all around the world with at least 41.67 million units sold. That being said, last year turned out to be specifically great in Japan according to data recently released by Famitsu. The data, which was originally posted by @oscarlemaire and translated by DualShockers’
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In a recent interview with Nintendo Dream magazine (translated by Robert Sephazon) Dragon Quest XI Producer Hokuto Okamoto made some interesting comments pertaining to the inclusion of Hero and the Dragon Quest IP in general in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. According to Okamoto “I was quite surprised when I first heard about Super Smash Bros.
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Before previous Nintendo Directs, unspecified SKU listings have appeared on websites like Amazon and GameStop. While these are technically placeholder listings, they do indicate impending announcements. The cycle seems to be repeating itself once again, as Twitter user @YuYuKami spotted brand new GameStop SKU listings for Nintendo Switch games. GameStop system doing it’s usual pre-direct
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As 2019 comes to a close, DualShockers and our staff are reflecting on this year’s batch of games and what were their personal highlights within the last year. Unlike the official Game of the Year 2019 awards for DualShockers, there are little-to-no-rules on our individual Top 10 posts. For instance, any game — not just
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On December 16, Shintaro Kojima announced via his Twitter account he is no longer working at Capcom. ご報告。 カプコンを退社いたしました。 素敵な会社でしたし開発メンバーは情熱的で素晴らしく感謝しかありません。 今後はイチファンとして応援いたします♪ お世話になった方々、本当にありがとうございました! 個人的な今後はひとまずまったりです。 またなんか面白い事はやれればと思ってます。 — 小嶋慎太郎 (@kozyex) December 16, 2019 Here’s our translation of the tweet: Shintaro Kojima: I’ve got something to report. I resigned from Capcom. I will be eternally grateful to this wonderful
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Co-owner of The Pokemon Company, Creatures Inc., has recently been removed from Game Freak’s profile page on its official website. As reported by the Japanese website Pokemon Matome (via Video Games Chronicle), on Game Freak’s “Company Profile” page on its official website, there is a section named “Main Client” which showed Creatures Inc. as recently
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King of Cards and Showdown will be completing the Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove package next week. Prior to then, DualShockers caught up with Yacht Club Games to reflect on the game’s development and lengthy post-launch support. While you can expect the full interview tomorrow, David D’Angelo from Yacht Club Games did reveal something surprising to
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