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Game Theory: Rosalina UNMASKED pt. 1 (Super Mario Galaxy)

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Matt from Game Theory ponders exactly who is Rosalina from the popular Mario Galaxy series.

The Most Blatant Smash Bros. Rip-off Ever – TMNT Smash-Up Review (1080p)

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Super Smash Bros. for Wii U & 3DS is dropping this year. The new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie is in theaters…. is there a game that fuses the two legendary IPs? Of course there is! It’s called Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Smash-Up for the Wii! Subscribe to PE Nintendo for more awesome videos!

Donkey Kong Bongos – Part 2 – Jungle Beat – TheJWittz

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Can the bongos be used to control a platforming game? We find out in the final part of the Donkey Kong Bongos series.

Target Canada – New Super Mario Bros U, MH3 Ultimate, The Wonderful 101 and more for $10

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The Nintendo Collector has a brand new video showing off all the good deals for Canadian residents. Check out this video if you live in Canada and want a good deal on Nintendo games.

Watch GameXplain get Destroyed in Punch-Out!! for the Wii

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Punch-Out!! for the Wii is one of the most difficult modern games out there. Derrick from GameXplain is finding that out the hard way on Punch-Out’s Title Defense mode.

Another Japanese Hyrule Warriors Stream set for Friday

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NicoNico will be hosting another Hyrule Warriors stream this Friday. Get all the times for multiple regions below. There will be a new character reveal for Hyrule Warriors and some type of play-through or retrospective on The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess. 

Sunday Night Streams Week 2 – Punch-Out!! (Wii)

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Derek from GameXplain continues his playthrough of Punch-Out!! on the Wii. See all the Little Mac action past the link.

Mario Sports Mix: Hockey! – PART 3 – Game Grumps VS

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Watch the Game Grumps play some Mario Sports Mix on the Wii. Warning, Stong Language.

Skylanders Trap Team – Buy Wii Version get a Free Code for the Wii U Version

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The Official Skylanders website had announced that if you buy Skylanders Trap Team on the Wii, you’ll get a free download code for Skylanders Trap Team on the Wii U.

Nintendo is Planning Maintenance for Wii U/3DS

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Nintendo will be peforming maintenance on the 3DS, Wii U, Wii, and DS today. Hit the link to check out the times and areas effected.

Sunday Night Streams Week 1 – Punch-Out!! (Wii) – GameXplain

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For the first week of our Sunday Night Streams, you guys voted and decided you wanted to watch Derrick play Punch-Out!! for the Wii. This is the first time he’s ever played a game in the series so how did he do?

Sony is Targeting some of the Wii Crowd with the PS4

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Sony’s Andres House has stated that Sony has an opportunity to welcome in the Wii crowd with the PS4. According to House, their data shows those people are coming in now.

Nintendo Minute – Mario Strikers Charged

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The Nintendo Minute team checks out Mario Strikers Charged on the Wii, which can also be played on the Wii U through Wii Mode.

Nintendo Announces Plans to Appeal in an Official Statement on UK Court Ruling in Favor of Philips

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On June 20, 2014, UK courts officially ruled in favor of Philips in their patent infringement case against Nintendo. It appears Nintendo’s not stepping away from this fight, since Games Industry International received an official statement from the company stating plans to file an appeal against the judgement.

Philips wins patent infringement case against Nintendo in UK court

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UK court judge Colin Birss has ruled in favor of Royal Philips involving hand gesture and motion recognition patents against Nintendo’s Wii devices today. Birss said Nintendo has infringed on two of Philips’ patents, although a third patent involving modeling a body in a virtual space was not violated by the company.

The 3rd Party Wall of Shame – Pietriot

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I have never seen this article till now, but no wonder some third parties had trouble selling their games on Wii. Check out the article here, it’s quite interesting.

Sonic Boom Wii U/3DS Hands-On Preview – PE@E3 2014

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I got a chance to play Sonic Boom on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS at E3 2014. What did I think, well, the game needs work that’s for sure. Subscribe to my PE Nintendo channel for more awesome E3 Previews and coverage.

Confirmed – GameStop is Selling Brand new Copies of Xenoblade Chronicles as “Pre-Owned” by Pulling Shrink wrap

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I took a trip to GameStop and purchased a “pre-owned” copy of Xenoblade Chronicles. And the reports were correct, GameStop is indeed selling new copies with the shrink-wrap pulled off as “pre-owned” for $49.99. Check out my “pre-owned” copy below. 

Xenoblade Chronicles is Available at GameStop Right now

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“New” copies of Xenoblade Chronciles are available at GameStop right now. These new copies have the shrink wrap pulled off so they can sell the game at $49.99 used. With Xenoblade Chronicles X coming out some time early next year, now might be the best time to hop into Xenoblade Chronciles on your Wii U with the upscaled resolution. Via: GoNintendo, Source: NeoGAF

Japan is Getting Hyped for Super Smash Bros for Wii U! Smash Bros Brawl Enters the top 50 Sales

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Super Smash Bros Brawl launched in 2008 for the Wii in Japan. And more than six years later, the game is still selling in the top 50 for Japan. On this week’s Media Create charts, slick brawler shot its way up from 43rd place to 27th place. It looks like Japan is getting hyped for Super Smash Bros for Wii U! That’s the only way I can see this big of a jump for a 6-year-old game. 

Play online after Nintendo Wi-Fi Shutdown using Wiimmfi

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Chadtronic discusses how you can still play Wii games online despite Nintendo shutting down the official services.

Wii U is Extremely Energy Efficient

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The Natural Resources Defense Council has conducted tests on all current and last generation consoles and found the Wii U to be the most energy-efficient out of the lot. You can check out the results below.

Latest Square Enix financial report reveals interest in releasing Dragon Quest X overseas

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Square Enix’s recently released financial report has indicated the company is currently considering about bringing Dragon Quest X overseas, although it doesn’t mention if it’s for PC, Wii, or Wii U. Although the report does indicate the company has plans to bring the title over to smartphones as well, so there is a possibility their plans may revolve around that platform only.

Spyborgs was made in 6 Months, North America got the Unfinished Version

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Outspoken developer Mike ‘Dodger’ Stout has opened up on the once promising, but ultimately disappointing Spyborgs game for the Wii. In a series of Tweets, Stout claimed the game was made in 6 months, while the pre-beta version turned into the final release for North America. You can see all the Tweets right here. Come back to PE to discuss, this was a game I was very interested in before all the horrible reviews came in.

Super Mario Galaxy 2 is $14.99 at Best Buy

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Best Buy is having a clearance sale on Super Mario Galaxy 2 right now. You can get one of Mario’s finest adventures for $14.99. Grab your intergalactic copy here. And remember, Wii games can be played on Wii U upscaled to 1080p. 

Nintendo of Europe adds four Wii titles to Nintendo Selects line-up

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Nintendo of Europe has announced the following four Wii titles will be added to their Nintendo Selects budget priced line-up starting on June 14, 2014.

Eggbusters – Super Smash Bros. Brawl

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That One ShowFUN has uploaded the season finale of Eggbusters. In this episode, The team goes over some glitches and secrets in Super Smash Bros Brawl on Wii.

Yoshi Wii Remote Announced for Europe

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Nintendo of Europe has announced a Yoshi edition Wii Remote will be releasing alongside Princess Peach’s Wii Remote on Mario Kart 8′s May 30, 2014 launch.

It’s currently unknown if North America will be receiving this.

Skylanders Trap Team Wii U to Wii Comparison Shots – The Wii U wins

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Nintendo Everything has rounded up some Skylanders Trap Team Wii U to Wii graphics comparison screenshots. And surprise, the Wii U version looks better. See all five screenshots below.

NPD March 2014 – Wii U Sells 70,000, 3DS Sells 159,000 Units, PS Vita at 10,000 Units

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Research analysts David Gibson has revealed the March NPD sales numbers for the Wii U, 3DS, PS Vita, PSP and Wii. The Wii U sold just over 70,000 units for the month of March in the US. While the Nintendo 3DS had a decent showing of 159,000 units. Get the rest of the hardware sales below.