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Splatoon’s third North American Splatfest is next week

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Splatoon’s third North American Splatfest is taking place next week, Nintendo has revealed. Players will be able to choose between two sides: roasting marshmallows or hot dogs.

The Splatfest will kick off at 12 PM ET on August 8, and 9 PM PT on August 7. It will last through the following day.



So how about it – which side will you choose?

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Rumor: GameStop taking pre-orders for R.O.B, Duck Hunt, Game & Watch amiibo 3-pack on August 8

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The R.O.B., Duck Hunt, and Game & Watch amiibo could be seeing their first pre-orders as early as next week. Speculation has surfaced about an event GameStop will be hosting on August 8, and an exclusive three pack containing the three figures will supposedly be offered.

Here’s the lowdown:

– Special GameStop amiibo event
– Stores are being allocated extra hours in the early morning
– The 3-pack will be a GameStop exclusive (not the individuals)
– The 3-pack will be a Retro Pack featuring R.O.B., Duck Hunt, and Mr. Game & Watch
– Each store will have roughly 30 available for pre-order
– Pre-orders will be the traditional “head in store and put $5 down” style rather than Web In Store
– If a location allows more than their allocated pre-orders, the customer will not receive their pre-order
– As of now, the 3-pack is the only pre-order officially announced internally for the 8/8 event
– As a side effect, GameStop most likely not be receiving individuals of R.O.B., Duck Hunt, or Mr. Game & Watch
– Pro members may be allowed in to stores an hour early

All of this information is unconfirmed for the time being. If we hear anything official, we’ll be sure to bring the news to you.

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Nintendo releases “Realistic Escape Game” on the Japanese 3DS eShop

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Nintendo has released a surprise new 3DS game on the Japanese eShop. Here’s what we know about it thus far:

– From Nintendo and Scrap Magazine
– 1,023 blocks
– Program bombs were planted around the world inside 50 million 3DSs
– Solve the mystery to prevent your 3DS from explosion
– Play online
– Can simultaneously play with other players
– There will be further stories (at a price) added at a later date
– the first full episode coming 2 September
– The first episode is indeed free from 2 – 30 September and then will cost ¥100
– The delivery dates for the other episodes (all ¥100 each or ¥450 together) are 5, 12, 19 and 26 September

And a video:

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Super Smash Bros. for Wii U/3DS – final two new Mii Fighter costumes

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A number of new Mii Fighter costumes are out now for Smash Bros. Wii U/3DS. Most of these were revealed over the past few days, including Chrom, Lloyd, and Flying Man.

Now that all of the new Smash Bros. DLC is available, we know what the two final costumes are. Players can purchase a Samus outfit for Gunner, and a Black Knight getup for Swordfighter.

Here’s the pricing breakdown:

– $0.75 per costume for each version
– $1.15 per costume for both versions
– $6 for all costumes for each version
– $9.20 for all costumes for both versions

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Super Smash Bros. for Wii U/3DS update 1.1.0 out now

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Update: Patch notes added after the break.


The newest update for Super Smash Bros. Wii U/3DS is out now. Both games have the latest version available – 1.1.0.

On Wii U, the update download comes in at 286 MB. The 3DS update takes up 2,096 blocks of space.

Today’s update brings about a bunch of content. For instance, there’s now Tournament Mode and YouTube replay uploads on Wii U, plus new stages and Mii Fighter costumes for both versions.

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New PopoloCrois game in development

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Return to PopoloCrois: A Story of Seasons Fairytale only just launched in Japan last month. Despite this, a new game in the series is seemingly in the works.

A fan in Japan picked up the strategy guide for Return to PopoloCrois: A Story of Seasons Fairytale, which reveals that the franchise’s next game is already being made. It’s supposed to be like the 1998 PlayStation title Poporogue. Apparently, it’s also stated in the guide: “(The next game) has many new species”.

So that’s some interesting news. We don’t know if the new game will be on a Nintendo platform, but given how A Story of Seasons Fairytale is for 3DS, there’s a decent shot of it happening.

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