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‘The Smash Brothers’ Documentary Series

Super Smash Bros: Melee

2014 is undoubtedly the year of Smash Bros, with two brand new installments in the franchise, the series’ first foray onto handheld consoles, unprecedented hype, and the largest roster of any Smash Bros. title. All it took was a simple demo release to see all avenues of the internet light up with Let’s Plays and […]

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Full Super Smash Bros. Roster Revealed

Super Smash Bros

Between Nintendo’s overzealous Nintendo directs and general promotion, the release of the 3DS demo, and a number of leaks, we now have a full list of characters that will be appearing in the upcoming Smash Bros. games for 3DS and Wii U. Needless to say, look away now if you’d prefer to experience the game All […]

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Nintendo GameCube Controller Adapter Coming to Wii U for Smash Bros.

GameCube Controller Adapter

Super Smash Bros. for the Wii U will be compatible with Nintendo GameCube controllers, courtesy of an adapter revealed by Nintendo today in a promotional video for E3’s Super Smash Bros. Invitational Tournament. The adapter will seemingly occupy two USB ports on the front of the Wii U system, allowing players to connect up to four […]

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Nintendo Announces Affiliate Program for YouTube Let’s Play Creators

Super Smash Bros. Melee

Nintendo has announced a new affiliate program that allows “proactive” creators of YouTube Let’s Play videos featuring Nintendo games to a cut of the ad revenue. In a statement to Gamasutra, Nintendo announced: “We are preparing an affiliate program in which a portion of the advertising profit is given to the creator. Details about this […]

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Nintendo Direct: Fanning the Flames of ‘Hardcore’ Games

The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker

Few franchises fill fanboys with as much childish excitement as Nintendo’s The Legend of Zelda. Having reached incredible heights with the phenomenal success of 1997’s The Ocarina of Time, Link’s formulaic but always enjoyable adventures have consistently kept the Zelda franchise at the top of Nintendo’s portfolio of properties. With a number of gaming websites […]

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