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Sonic Games will Still be made for Home Consoles


Sonic Team lead Takashi Iizuka has quelled the rumors that Sega will not be producing Sonic games for home consoles. This comes after Sega announced a shift to mobile and PC games over console games. In a recent interview with 4Gamer, Iizuka stated that Sonic Runners was made for mobile because it was the most suitable platform for the game. He added, “Personally, I don’t plan to stop Sonic for home-video game consoles.” Via: Nintendo Everything, Source: 4Gamer 

Platinum Games Confirms new Project in the Works, more Bayonetta Could come


In an interview with 4Gamer, Platinum Games producers Akiko Kuroda and Yusuke Hashimoto confirm they are working on a new game. The two also confirm that something Bayonetta related could start development in 2015.

Why We Love Skyward Sword – PBG (Feat. Yungtown)

PeanutButterGamer and Yungtown talk about some of the things they love about The Legend of Zelda Skyward Sword for the Nintendo Wii!

SMASH BROS AMIIBO First Look & Five Facts – Black Nerd Comedy

Black Nerd gets up close and personal shots of the first wave of amiibo figures plus gives five facts of how amiibo will work with Super Smash Bros Wii U. Shots of Donkey Kong, Marth, Kirby, Yoshi, Samus, Fox, Peach, Villager, Wii Fit Trainer, Link, Pikachu, Mario.

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker – Europe release date & trailer


Today, Nintendo Of Europe announced Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker will be release the 9th january 2015 in Europe.

New Famitsu Scans Show Off Costumes for Super Smash Bros. for 3DS’ Entire Starting Roster

Famitsu recently released a 100-page supplement for Super Smash Bros. for 3DS showing new details for the game, including every single costume for the game’s initial 38 character roster (excluding Little Mac, who has 8 more costumes than the other characters). The fine folks at Nintendo Everything were kind enough to scan the entirety of this latest supplement, so check it out below.

Mario Kart 8: I’m Getting Mario Karted! – Part 2

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Sherbet Land was not kind to me in Mario Kart 8, but will I overcome the barrage of items? Subscribe to PE Nintendo for new videos on Monday’s Wednesday’s, and Saturday’s!

New Super Smash Bros. Character to be Revealed July 14

Sakurai has taken to Miiverse to announce an announcement! There will be a new character revealed on the official Smash Bros. website, Monday, July 14, 7:00 am PST (10:00 am EST, 4:00 pm CET). Check out Sakurai’s Tweet below.

Nintendo Downloads EU (7/10/14) – Pokémon Trading Card Game & Pop’n Twinbee lead

This week’s European eShop update offers two new Virtual Consoles, Pokémon Trading Card Game for the 3DS, and Pop’n Twinbee for the Wii U.

Nintendo’s also offering a trio of titles for sale this week, Nintendo Pocket Football Club on the 3DS eShop for €11.79/£10.79 until July 13, 2014, and for those who only own either NES Remix or NES Remix 2, players can pick up the second title for €6.99/£6.29 until July 24, 2014. Shin’en’s Jett Rocket II: The Wrath of Taikai can be picked up on the 3DS eShop for €4.99/£4.25 until July 24, 2014. Get the full details below.

Mario Kart 8 Sold 512,467 Copies in Japan for the Month of June & McDonald’s Toys are Part of Nintendo’s Licensing Business

Famitsu and Kadokawa has revealed Mario Kart 8 sold 512,467 copies in Japan for the entire month of June, according to Senior Research Analyst David Gibson. Furthermore, the recently launched Mario Kart 8 themed Happy Meal toys currently available at McDonald’s are part of Nintendo’s licensing business mentioned back in February.

Groudon Reference Image for Pokémon Art Academy Available for Download Until July 20

Nintendo of Europe has announced a reference image of Groudon for the 3DS title Pokémon Art Academy is currently available for download until July 20, 2014.

Nintendo will be Releasing Two Free New Puzzles Per Month for Pushmo World

Nintendo of America has announced two free new puzzles will be released every month for their Wii U eShop title Pushmo World. Their first puzzle Game Time is now available for download, while Watering Can will be released at a later date.

McDonald’s Now Offering Mario Kart 8 Toys with Happy Meals in North America

Mario Kart 8 fans are now able to pick up toys featuring Mario, Luigi, Princess Peach, Bowser, Toad, Yoshi and Donkey Kong at participating McDonald’s restaurants in North America.

Sakurai Showcases Mega Man in Latest Super Smash Bros for Wii U/3DS Miiverse Post

Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U director Masahiro Sakura has released a new Wii U screenshot highlighting the character models for Mega Man.EXE and Mega Man Volnutt. Sakurai also included a new character trophy for Mega Man X in his latest post.

Embed Links Added to Bottom of Miiverse Posts

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A recent update to Miiverse now allow users to embed and share Miiverse postings to any website. Users will only need to locate and click on “Embed this Post” at the bottom of the Miiverse post, then copy and paste the code to any site.

Nintendo Downloads NA – Armillo, Guacamelee, & Squids Odyssey lead

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This week’s North American eShop update features indie titles Armillo and Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition for the Wii U, and Squids Odyssey for the 3DS. Nintendo has also released a free demo for Tomodachi Life on the 3DS eShop for anyone to try out their quirky title.

ATLUS has launched a sale for Etrian Odyssey Untold: The Millennium Girl and Etrian Odyssey IV: The Legends of Titan on the 3DS eShop, the sale will start on July 7, 2014 and end on July 21, 2014. Get the full details below.

Hyrule Warriors GAMECITY Exclusive Postcards Revealed

Koei Tecmo has revealed four of five GAMECITY exclusive postcards previously mentioned as pre-order bonuses for anyone who orders any edition of Hyrule Warriors directly from GAMECITY. The four revealed postcards features Link, Impa, Zelda, and Lana, while a fifth character will be revealed later.

Pokemon Art Academy – How to Draw Yveltal & Xerneas Videos

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Nintendo of Europe released video guides on How to Draw Yveltal and How to Draw Xerneas videos in their upcoming 3DS title Pokémon Art Academy.

Nintendo Downloads EU (7/3/14) – Armillo, Chibi-Robo, Squids Odyssey, Guacamelee, & Pokémon Art Academy lead

This week’s European eShop update features a trio of highly anticipated indie titles, Armillo and Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition for the Wii U console, and Squids Odyssey offered as the very first Cross Buy title for both 3DS and Wii U platforms.

Nintendo will also be offering a couple of 3DS titles on the eShop this week, Chibi-Robo! Let’s Go, Photo! and Pokémon Art Academy. Get the full details below.

Shigeru Miyamoto Unable to Attend Japan Expo 2014 due to His Father’s Health

Nintendo of Europe has released a new notice on the Nintendo France Twitter page indicating Shigeru Miyamoto is unable to attend Japan Expo 2014 due to the health of his father. Miyamoto was supposed to attend the Japan Expo event on July 4, 2014.

Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions Tour Announced for Washington on August 15 & Philadelphia on September 19

The Pokémon Company has announced a live orchestral concert tour featuring music from the Pokémon series in Washington, DC on August 15, 2014, and Philadelphia, PA on September 19, 2014. Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions will feature new musical arrangements from nearly 20 years of Pokémon history. Check below for more details and ticket information.

Amazon Canada Taking Pre-Orders for Star Fox Wii U

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Nintendo has yet to officially reveal any footage for the upcoming Wii U version of Star Fox, but that doesn’t seem to be stopping Amazon Canada from taking early pre-orders for the title.