With Mario Kart 8, Nintendo gets DLC right

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This week, Nintendo rolls out the first of two downloadable content packs for the Wii U’s Mario Kart 8. The release marks the beginning of a new strategy for the Kyoto-based game maker: instead of a…

Nintendo Unveils Whole New World for Zelda Franchise

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During Nintendo’s online presentation at E3, The Legend of Zelda development head Eiji Aonuma made an announcement about the long-awaited Zelda title for the Wii U that surprised many fans of the series. While speaking about…

Interview: The crew at Yacht Club Games talks Shovel Knight (Part I)

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Recently we got a chance to hop aboard with Yacht Club Games for a long chat about the already popular upcoming title, Shovel Knight. Along the way we discuss their origins as a team, their inspirations…

Yacht Club Games Reddit AMA now live

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Yacht Club Games is currently hosting an AMA session on Reddit for their flagship title Shovel Knight. Questions are being answered live as we speak, so hurry on over to post a question.  They already have an…

Nintendo sued over 3d patent

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Former Sony employee and inventor Sejiro Tomita is suing Nintendo of America and Nintendo Company (Nintendo Japan) over what he calls a patent violation. Tomita owns a patent for a 3D technology using something called cross-point which…

New video game releases this week

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Want to know what packaged video games got released this week? Far Cry 3 and Marvel Avengers: Battle For Earth are probably the most popular titles, although the Mass Effect Trilogy sure would be a nice stocking…

Nintendo loses $220 million in 1st quarter of 2012

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Times are tough for Mario and friends these days. It seems like just yesterday Nintendo was riding high on the Wii wave, but now, things are quite different. The gaming giant reported a net loss of $220…