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Last week, it was discovered that Ace Attorney will be receiving a novel in Japan. A few more tidbits have now emerged – along with the cover.

The novel is confirmed to have illustrations by Kikuyaro. Additionally, a summary mentions two decisive witnesses and Yugami/Blackquill as the opposing prosecutor.

The Ace Attorney novel will be released on June 15.

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Between June 14 and June 19, 500 fans will be given the opportunity to play the new Zelda game on Wii U at Nintendo NY. Those who are interested will need to be involved with Super-Fan Signup Day on June 11. The first 500 eligible people in line when Nintendo NY opens at 9 AM ET will receive a wristband that they can exchange for a ticket, guaranteeing them a spot to play the game during selected times June 14 – June 19.

Fans will be invited to watch gameplay from the new Zelda title on June 14 at 12 PM ET, which will be live-streamed from Nintendo’s E3 booth. At 3 PM ET, the first of 500 participants will begin sampling the game for the first time.

On top of that, between June 15 and June 19, Nintendo experts will be on hand to provide guided game-play demonstrations on the big screen. The company says that some fans may have the chance to participate in guided demonstrations. The Legend of Zelda trivia will be hosted as well for a chance for fans to win fun prizes.

Head past the break for the full rundown on Nintendo NY’s Zelda plans.

Each year, the Tokyo Game Show receives a specially-made visual. We now have the promo piece for this year’s expo. Ippei Gyoubu created the visual, who worked with the message: “Press Start to Play the Future (English) and “Entertainment Will Change. The Future Will Change” (Japanese).

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The latest episode of Nintendo’s Japanese show Nyannyan Neko Mario Time has now gone live. We’ve included it below.

Nintendo has posted a new episode of Game Center CX to its Japanese YouTube page. View the full episode below featuring Pokemon Red/Green.

During a live stream this week, Dylan Cuthbert – who worked on the original Star Fox along with a couple of other series entries – hosted a stream of Star Fox Zero. GameXplain picked up on it and has now posted a video recapping some interesting nuggets that were shared. He spoke about the fan theory of Team Star Fox’s legs being amputated, being married to Shigeru Miyamoto, and more.

View the video below. You can watch the original stream in full here.

This past weekend, we posted a photo showing a shoebox for the Nintendo and Vans sneaker partnership. A second image has since emerged (see above). So it would seem that there is more than shoebox – maybe one for each kind.

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Update: This appears to be a false alarm. Here’s what Kantan Games CEO Dr. Serkan Toto says about the situation:




According to a financial report by Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, a Japanese bank holding & financial services company, Nintendo is currently developing its next handheld under the codename “MH”. The report reveals no further information.

As always, take reports like this with a grain of salt. What we know for sure is that Nintendo is currently hard at work on the NX – but what exactly the NX is, that is still a mystery. Nintendo president Kimishima has previously stated that the NX would not be an outright replacement for the Wii U or the 3DS. There have been rumors that the NX could be a home console & handheld hybrid, but none of those have been confirmed yet.

We will have to wait until later this year for Nintendo to officially reveal the NX. Maybe we will also learn about the supposed “MH” handheld at that point.

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Jakks Pacific is continuing its support of Nintendo merchandise throughout 2016. Among other things, fans can purchase new 2.5″ figures with more on the way. The image above gives us a look as to what’s in store.

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Disney is now out of the video game publishing business entirely. When Disney Infinity was cancelled, the company’s Disney Interactive division also closed. In the future, Disney IPs will now be licensed instead.

In comes Ron Gilbert, the designer/creator of Monkey Island as well as Maniac Mansion. On Twitter, he expressed interest in buying the Monkey Island and Maniac Mansion IPs.

He said:



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