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Nintendo’s most important new games have nothing to do with Mario

Each time Nintendo releases a new console, it’s safe to assume the usual suspects will follow: a new Mario Kart and Super Mario Bros. are all but guaranteed; new Smash Bros. and Zelda games are likely to make appearances at some point; and maybe another Metroid launches before the next console makes it to market, and restarts the cycle. In its first few months of existence, the Nintendo Switch has made good on that nascent …

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Nintendo partners with LeSportsac because Mario prints money, obviously

LeSportsac is getting into the video games business. The New York-based handbag and luggage company has partnered up with Nintendo for a line of themed bags and accessories that nod at the Super Mario series. This “LeSportsac X Nintendo” collection launches in Japan on July 19, with a wider launch — including the U.S. — this fall. The collection includes two centerpiece bags: a Power-Up Burst backpack, which is splashed with images of Fire Flowers, …

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Four big stories from E3 2017: Xbox One X, Super Mario Odyssey, Ubisoft, Spider-Man – Tech News

Spidey works to save civilians and makes sure the bad guys don’t fall to their deaths. — AFP Relaxnews A US$499 (RM2,130) price for the Xbox One X encourages console fans to value premium performance, a Super Mario Odyssey hat leads fans to question the nature of Mario’s existence, and Spider-Man differentiates itself from the superhero action genre’s standard, the Batman: Arkham franchise.  Xbox One X pegs US$499 price Four years after the Xbox One …

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‘Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle’ is a Win for Nintendo Switch

Nintendo’s Shigeru Miyamoto knows how to make an entrance. His presence was a welcome surprise during Ubisoft’s E3 2017 presentation at the Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles. He was there alongside Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot to announce a new partnership between the companies, and a new game: Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle. Screams erupted in the theatre as Miyamoto, who’s the creative force behind childhood Nintendo heroes such as Link from Legend of Zelda, made …

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In Super Mario Odyssey Gaming’s Original Damsel In Distress Might Finally Get Her Due

Over three decades ago she was stuck sitting atop steel beams waiting for “the plumber” to rescue her, but in 2017, Pauline has risen to the highest public office of New Donk City, the fictional urban backdrop for Super Mario Odyssey. Looking back at the Donkey Kong arcade game from 1981, it’s hard not to see the premise as a combination of King Kong and Popeye, the latter of which had made its cinematic debut …

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Competition will drive success of Nintendo Switch more than Zelda or Mario

It is indisputable that Nintendo has another hit on its hands with its portable-meets-home console, the Switch. The system has been selling faster than the company can make and ship units, and during E3, the crowds running to see the console verged on dangerous. One might think the system’s success has to do with its blending of a home console and a portable gaming system, but I think it really comes down to how Nintendo …

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Four Major Happenings at The E3 2017: Xbox One X, Spider-Man, Ubisoft, Super Mario Odyssey

A $499 price for the Xbox One X encourages console fans to value premium performance, a “Super Mario Odyssey” hat leads fans to question the nature of Mario’s existence, and “Spider-Man” differentiates itself from the superhero action genre’s standard, the “Batman: Arkham” franchise. Xbox One X pegs $499 price Four years after the Xbox One launched, the souped-up Xbox One X arrives and comes in with the same $499 price tag. One key difference is …

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Entertainment: The music of gaming: From bleeps of ‘Pong’ and ‘Mario,’ game music comes of age (6/16/17)

“Tetris,” a brain-teasing video game, is seen as played on the Nintendo Entertainment System in June 1990 in New York. Richard Drew ~ Associated Press, file PARIS — The electronic bleeps and squawks of “Tetris,” “Donkey Kong” and other generation-shaping games you never may have thought of as musical are increasingly likely to be playing at a philharmonic concert hall near you. From the “ping … ping” of Atari’s 1972 ground-breaking paddle game “Pong,” the …

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Xbox One X, ‘Spider-Man,’ ‘Metroid Prime 4’ and ‘Super Mario Odyssey’: The Pop Culture Minute

If you haven’t heard about E3 – possibly because unlike me, you don’t live on Youtube 24/7 – then you’re in luck. That’s because this week’s episode of the Pop Culture Minute is bringing you the biggest announcements and reveals from this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo. That’s right: each week, we try to find the biggest news from movies, TV, music, video games and more for the Pop Culture Minute, but it seemed like there was …

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Nintendo Recap: First day at E3 adds Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser’s Minions game announcement, new Inkling Champs

Nintendo Recap: First day at E3 adds Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser’s Minions game announcement, new Inkling Champs Nintendo’s activities at today’s E3 video game trade show in Los Angeles included the announcement of a remake of a classic Mario & Luigi game and the crowning of the winning team in the 2017 Splatoon 2 World Inkling Invitational. Following a morning packed with new announcements, the Nintendo Treehouse: Live at E3 show included …

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‘Super Mario Odyssey’ for Nintendo Switch: HANDS-ON, PHOTOS, VIDEO

LOS ANGELES — The new “Super Mario” game coming to the Nintendo Switch is fantastic. That’s the most important thing you take away from this. Would you expect any less from a game that looks as weird as this? Yes, that is little Mario juxtaposed with a humanoid creature.Nintendo Just as “The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild” was a massive evolution of the long-running, celebrated “Legend of Zelda” franchise, “Super Mario Odyssey” appears …

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Pokemon, Metroid, Super Mario, Kirby for SWITCH and other Nintendo E3 2017 highlights

TURNED ON Here are ALL the games coming to the Nintendo Switch in 217/2018 and they’re toadily spot on IT’S the announcement every Switch owner was hoping for. A role-play Pokemon game for the brand new console. Nintendo These are just some of the areas you’ll be exploring in Super Mario Odyssey and the variety is impressive Nintendo did not disappoint during its E3 presentation which took place this evening. While there was no details …

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E3 2017: Mario caps Nintendo’s triumphant comeback

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWATCH: Hands-on with Super Mario Odyssey The return of Super Mario is set to be the crowning achievement in what’s already been a remarkable year of recovery for Nintendo. The loyal (and I mean loyal) fans weren’t worried, but rewind a year and many people – myself included – were questioning Nintendo’s ability to compete realistically with Sony and Microsoft in the console market. The Wii U …

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Nintendo at E3 2017: Metroid, Pokemon and Mario in the big city

For Nintendo, the 2017 Electronic Entertainment Expo was a victory lap. The company made big headlines over the past year with the success of its NES Classic and, more recently, the Switch. All Nintendo needed to do was promise its fans a steady stream of interesting things to play — and for the most part, the company delivered.  The biggest announcements, sadly, were also the ones with practically no information. There’s a new Pokemon role-playing game coming — …

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Nintendo Trailers from E3 Including Super Mario Odyssey

All the Nintendo trailers from the E3 2017 presentation including Super Mario Odyssey and more! Following their press conference at E3 2017, Nintendo has released all their trailers and gameplay videos, including Super Mario Odyssey, Kirby, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild DLC and more. You can check them out in the players below! Nintendo also made some big Zelda announcements. There will be four Amiibo for the race champions Daruk, Mipha, Revali, and Urbosa from Breath …

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