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Over 682,000 Club Nintendo members vote on their favorite games of 2014

nintendo-fan-faves Posted 17 minutes ago
By (@NE_Brian)

Over 682,000 people voted on Club Nintendo for their favorite games of 2014. Nintendo posted the results on its website today. If you head on over to the official page, you’ll find comments from select Club Nintendo members.

Here are the results for Wii U:

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U – 95
Bayonetta 2 – 95
Shovel Knight – 94
Mario Kart 8 – 93
Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker – 91
Hyrule Warriors – 91
Child of Light – 90
Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze – 89
Guacamelee! – 89
NES Remix 2 – 88



Toys “R” Us cancels a bunch of amiibo pre-orders, re-opens reservations for Lucario and more

toys-r-us Posted 2 hours ago
By (@NE_Brian)

Last night, Toys “R” Us went on an amiibo cancelling binge. I would know, as I received three such notices for Lucario, Pit, and Captain Falcon.

Strangely enough, several amiibo are now back in stock and are available for pre-order again – namely Lucario, Ike, and King Dedede. Hopefully Toys “R” Us doesn’t pull any additional stunts!


Nintendo confirms Tomodachi Life has sold over 1 million copies in Europe

tomodachi-1-mil Posted 3 hours ago
By (@NE_Brian)

Tomodachi Life has sold over 1 million copies in Europe, Nintendo has announced.

The news was passed along via the Nintendo of Europe Twitter account today:

Tomodachi Life launched in the west this past June.


Miyamoto on amiibo cards, open world for Zelda Wii U, “very different” Star Fox Wii U mechanics, Mario film unlikely, Mario’s future, and new hardware

Posted 7 hours ago
By (@NE_Brian)

The Associated Press has published a truly noteworthy interview with Shigeru Miyamoto. There is such a wide array of interesting questions and answers asked that we’re posting the discussion in full below.

Here’s an overview of topics addressed:

– amiibo cards
– The open world of Zelda Wii U
– Star Fox Wii U and how the game will play
– The Sony hack, and how a Mario film is unlikely
– Mario taking on a new role/appearing on a new game on Nintendo’s next platform
– A tease for what lies ahead after Wii U: “we have production lines that are working on ideas for what the next system might be”

Head past the break for all of Miyamoto’s juicy comments!