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Rabbid fanbase – how Nintendo and Ubisoft’s Mario partnership gives Switch a tactical edge

We knew it was coming, but somehow Ubisoft still managed to surprise us. No, we’re not talking about Beyond Good and Evil 2 (although let’s just pause for a moment and luxuriate in that tremendous trailer again); we’re talking about Mario+Rabbids: Kingdom Battle.  We’ll admit, even our resident Nintendo evangelist …

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Yes, there’s a Mario Kart VR game for HTC Vive

Bet this wasn’t an announcement you were expecting this week. Bandai Namco has announced plans to open a large virtual reality arcade called VR Zone in Japan in Shinjuku, expanding upon the company’s previous installation. And curiously, among the games confirmed for the new venue is Mario Kart VR. Although …

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Metroid and Mario & Luigi return in new 3DS titles

Nintendo’s E3 Spotlight might have been all about new titles for Switch, but those tuning in to Nintendo’s Treehouse stream will have seen a handful of new 3DS titles as well. First up was Metroid: Samus Returns, a 3DS reimagining of the 1991 Game Boy original. Co-developed by Nintendo and …

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Nintendo surprises with Metroid Prime 4, Rocket League and new Yoshi and Kirby titles on Switch

Nintendo kicked off its E3 Spotlight with a slew of announcements, confirming release dates for a number of titles announced earlier in the year, as well as confirmation of a couple of new surprises that are currently in development. What was once Nintendo’s big holiday title, Super Mario Odyssey will …

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Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon release date confirmed for November 17th

It might not be the Pokemon Stars title for Switch fans were hoping for, but Nintendo confirmed today that two new Pokemon titles are heading to 3DS this November. Entitled, Pokemon Ultra Sun and Pokemon Ultra Moon, these titles offer an alternate story to the original Sun and Moon titles …

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Microsoft Beam rebranded as Mixer

Microsoft Beam is no more. Instead, the platform holder’s interactive livestreaming service will now be known as Mixer, marking the next step in the evolution of its Xbox-based Twitch rival. "Mixer represents our vision for the next generation of multiplayer – watching and participating alongside your friends in gameplay streaming …

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Monster Hunter XX coming to Switch

Capcom has announced it will be bringing Monster Hunter XX to the Nintendo Switch. At the moment, it looks like the Switch version is only confirmed for Japan, but Capcom will be announcing more details about the game at a Monster Hunter event taking place this weekend. Monster Hunter XX …

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HTC releases another VR headset

HTC’s plans to spread its wings beyond its high-end Vive headset have been bolstered with the surprise launch of a new device in Japan. UploadVR reports that the HTC Link is compatible with the company’s new U11 smartphone. It promises full 6DOF tracking (six degrees of freedom), which has not …

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Teslagrad enjoyed its biggest success on Wii U

Developer Rain Games has revealed that it was the Wii U version of its game Teslagrad that was the most successful. The puzzle platformer was between 2013 and 2015 released on a myriad of platforms, including PC, PS3, PS4, Vita and, most recently, Xbox One. But it was Nintendo’s machine …

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