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NintendPals: Episode 27

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The NintendPals try to make their triumphant return this week with mild success. Due to a technical error about 30 minutes of the programme has been lost. However the guys talk about what they’ve been up to during their time off, trade some Pokemon and break down their all-time favourite Wrestling games released on a Nintendo console and then there’s wretlechat… Continue reading NintendPals: Episode 27

New Nintendo Patent Surfaces; No Optical Disc Drive


A new patent for a Nintendo platform was published recently. Thanks to NeoGAF, we get to see some of the information and pictures about it. I’ll be honest, the technical talk is well beyond my comprehension but there’s some interesting bits in there, such as no optical drive being included and the fact that they describe getting games digitally in the patent.

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NintendPals: Episode 26

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The boys are back in town. After a two week hiatus, Myles rejoins Nick and the NintendPals discuss al the goings on in the world of Nintendo from the last few weeks. Regular features The Pokemon Wondertrade Game and Wrestlechat return too and the guys also rank their top 5 RPGs. Continue reading NintendPals: Episode 26

Wii U Software Sales Up; 3DS Hardware Sales Up

Splatoon_96_Gal_DecoThe newest NPD data is in and there’s some good news for Nintendo. While the Wii U console sales aren’t doing too well, Wii U software sales are up 10% for the first 7 months this year compared to last year. This is thanks to Splatoon, which has sold 85,000 units in its third month on the market in North America. This brings Splatoon up to 540,000 units in the U.S. and 1.6 million units worldwide.

That’s not all though. The 3DS is up 35% in the first seven months of the year compared to last year. This is thanks to the launch of the New 3DS and several key titles. Hopefully Nintendo can continue to outperform their sales last year during the holidays.

New Trailer For Super Mario Maker With Tons of New Info; Available For Preload Now

Nintendo released a new trailer for Super Mario Maker. In it, there’s quite a bit of new info. In order to post your levels online, you have to beat them first. You have to use the stage editor for at least 5 minutes each day over 9 days to unlock all the content in the game. You can even unlock the ability to use custom sound effects. Furthermore, the game will support over 50 amiibos. There’s even more information in the actual trailer, which I highly recommend giving a look.

Another bit of good news is Super Mario Maker is now available for pre-load in the eShop. So if you want to get the game digitally at midnight, here’s your chance.