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  1. Gaming

    Watch Nintendo’s Smash Bros.-Dedicated Nintendo Direct Stream With Us at 6PM ET [Stream Replay Added]

    Nintendo is delivering a Smash Bros.-centric Nintendo Direct stream tonight at 6PM ET, and you can watch it live right here. It's anyone's guess what the big news will be, but Nintendo has already said we'll get a "release window" for the game, and it should be the most in-depth look at the mashup fighter anyone has gotten so far.

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  2. Gaming

    Nintendo Pulling the Plug on Wii and DS Online Multiplayer, Here’s What That Means for You

    Nintendo is moving forward into the future, everyone, and that means systematically killing off the Wii and DS to get players to move from the older systems to the newer ones. They stopped producing the Wii in Japan near the end of 2013, and now Wii games will be losing their online multiplayer components.

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  3. Gaming

    PlayStation 4 Closing in on Wii U Sales Numbers, Looks to Be King This Generation

    After the fastest-selling console launch in history back in November, the PlayStation 4 has continued to rack up impressive sales numbers, and Sony has just announced that the console has topped 5.3 million units sold worldwide. For comparison, the Wii U's sales numbers in December, more than a year after its launch, were at 5.86 million.

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  4. Gaming

    Watch the First Nintendo Direct of 2014 Right Here at 5:00PM ET for Info on Upcoming Wii U and 3DS Games

    There's been a lot of talk about Nintendo's future surrounding the increasingly poor performance of the Wii U, and though a lot of it has come from Nintendo, this is the first time they're directly addressing fans after news of their recent misfortune. With that in mind, there's a chance we'll get at least one piece of big news, so stay tuned.

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  5. Gaming

    The New Sonic Game Looks Goofy as Sh**… and Then the Dubstep Happens

    Let the trailer for the new Sonic the Hedgehog reboot, Sonic Boom, leave you feeling like a confused old person. The new character designs are really weird looking in 3D, and Knuckles looks like some kind of `roided out fan art. Then the dubstep kicks in. You can almost hear Sega begging the younger generation to get on board.

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  6. Gaming

    Possible Flexible Price Structure, Other New Things Teased in Nintendo Investor Briefing

    There have been a lot of rumblings about Nintendo in the press lately, but last night's investor briefing finally brought everyone some rumblings from Nintendo, and it was pretty good news. They laid out their plans for the coming year, and while they're stuck with the Wii U for now, they've got a few solid ideas for how to turn things around.

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  7. Gaming

    The Wii U Is Flopping, So What Can Nintendo Do to Get Me to Buy One?

    News that Nintendo's Wii U is flopping is all over the place, and company President Satoru Iwata is scrambling to apologize to investors. While reports that this is the start of a death spiral for the company are silly, it's equally silly to ignore that Nintendo is clearly on the wrong path with the Wii U, so what can they do about it?

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  8. Gaming

    Nintendo Tries to Remind Consumers Its New System Exists, and It’s Kind of Hard to Watch

    Nintendo has realized that the wider market it tapped with the Wii doesn't understand new console generations, and they didn't make it any easier by keeping the Wii look and just tacking a "U" onto the end of the name. It's good that they've realized the problem, but that doesn't make their current efforts to fix it less embarrassing.

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  9. Gaming

    Rosalina Is the First New Smash Bros. Wii U/3DS Character Announced Since June, She Looks… Interesting

    The Smash Bros. official website has been updated daily for the last few months, and a few cast members have been announced on it since the reveal of Villager, Wii Fit Trainer, and Mega Man, who is a huge draw for the game all by himself. All of the rest have been returning characters, though, until yesterday.

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  10. Gaming

    Watch Next-Generation Consoles Battle It out as Giant Robots to Decide the Console War [Video]

    In this surprisingly accurate video (the PlayStation 4 is the first on the scene, the Xbox One can't compete without Master Chief's help, and the Wii U is an adorable little plaything), Machinima sums up the console war with giant robots trying to blow each other up. Really, if you want to explain something to us, that's probably the best method.

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  11. Gaming

    It’s-a Me, New Super Mario 3D World Gameplay Footage!

    Nintendo of America's Nintendo Minute team have put together almost ten minutes of new gameplay footage from Super Mario 3D World! If you weren't excited about this game before (why?!), then just watch this footage, and watch all your Super Mario dreams come true.

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  12. Gaming

    Nintendo Announces the 2DS, Is Basically As Weird As You’d Expect

    Today Nintendo announced that it will be releasing a new handheld gaming console as an alternative to the popular 3DS. It's called the 2DS. In other news, expect some news Playstation about their soon to be announced Playstation Three and a Half, and maybe even a surprise press release about the Xbox negative one.

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  13. Gaming

    Face Your Nightmares in Sonic Lost World‘s Special Edition

    Remember NiGHTS Into Dreams on Sega Saturn? The surreal flight game has a cult following to this day, but hasn't seen much action as a series. But SEGA is about to whet the appetites of NiGHTS fans with the limited release Deadly Six Edition of Sonic Lost World. It's the special edition of your dreams.

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  14. Gaming

    What We Learned From The Call of Duty: Ghosts Live Stream

    So, this afternoon Activision held their Call of Duty: Ghosts multiplayer reveal event and live streamed it for the world to see. On top of the vast customization options, seven new multiplayer modes were announced. And Eminem revealed a new single, Survivor, off his upcoming album with the trailer! Needless to say, people are excited.

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  15. Gaming

    Watch Call of Duty: Ghosts Multiplayer Live Stream Event

    Grab your dog and gather round the ol' computer-- today we finally get to see what the highly anticipated multiplayer for Call of Duty: Ghosts will be like. The latest in the megaton series is coming this fall, and you can get your first look at how you'll be playing it with your friends at right here.

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