Nintendo patents Game Boy emulation software

Is this the end of those Apple App Store/Google Play Store Game Boy emulators that allow gamers to experience the classic Nintendo games for no cost? Game Boy emulators have long been prevalent, but Nintendo may now be looking to re-emerge their class mobile gaming system and reuse the platform across a variety of different target markets. The popularity of […]

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Battletoads on the Xbox One? | Microsoft files trademark for the classic NES game

The trademark application originally brought to light on NeoGAF shows Microsoft has filed a video game patent for the 1991 beat em’ up/platformer, Battletoads. Rare, the developer behind the notoriously difficult game, was purchased by Microsoft in 2002, but the dev has struggled to put out many memorable or worth while games. It’s reasonable to expect the NES classic to be brought […]

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Fourteen years after its original release, the Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask remake announced for 3DS

One of the best Zelda games ever released, Majora’s Mask, is coming to the Nintendo 3DS in Spring 2015. Majora’s Mask is one of the highest rated games on Metacritic and has received virtually universal praise upon it’s release in 2000. The journey as Link is creepy, but still wonderfully Zelda and for those who haven’t gotten a chance to play […]

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Hyrule Warriors will not support online co-op | Offline co-op available

Nintendo’s official site had initially suggested that Hyrule Warriors, the upcoming installment in the Legend of Zelda universe, would feature an online battle/adventure mode, but it has now been confirmed by the game’s official Japanese twitter feed that it will have no form of online co-operative multiplayer. オンラインによる協力プレイは対応していません。ご注意下さい。Game Padを使ったオフラインでの協力プレイは出来ますよ!”@_orngrg_: ゼルダ無双ってオンラインできるのかな??????” — 「ゼルダ無双」公式 (@zelda_musou) July 31, 2014 The tweet confirms that there will be […]

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Splatoon may be the missing link for Nintendo

Nintendo is one of the most successful entertainment juggernauts in the world. Almost all of their first-party game characters are international icons that have become a part of our culture. But as time has passed, the rise of Call of Duty has shown us one thing: gamers love first-person shooters and that is not going away anytime soon. It’s an […]

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Nintendo looking to gain console ground this holiday

Nintendo is not dead, not yet. With many of Sony and Microsoft’s system sellers being pushed into early 2015, gamers do not have much reason to purchase a next-gen console. Sony opened up its first-party lineup back in November with the PlayStation 4’s launch starting with the platformer Knack (which had much more potential) and Killzone: Shadow Fall (which was […]

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You can even reach those mountains out there! Or can you? | Miyamoto on the new Legend of Zelda

In the 74th annual general meeting and Q&A session between Nintendo and their shareholder, Shigero Miyamoto addressed the upcoming Legend of Zelda for the Wii U. While the game was broadcasted at E3 as an “open world” game, Miyamoto stated that he would “prefer not to use the generally used term ‘open world’,” and that “there is a large world in which […]

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