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Super Smash Bros. Wii U 50 Facts Extravaganza

A new Nintendo Direct came out for the upcoming title Super Smash Bros. for Wii U detailing brand new features that Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS doesn't include and other reasons to get Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, even if you already own the 3DS version. Watch Super Smash Bros. Wii U 50 Fact Extravaganza:

Bowser Jr. and Koopalings Trailer

Bowser Jr. and Koopalings got their own trailer, official artwork, and screenshots on the Super Smash Bros. website:


Mewtwo has been announced as a newcomer in Super Smash Bros. Wii U and 3DS. No gameplay footage has been seen of Mewtwo because he is currently in development as a free download only if you buy Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS. He is scheduled to release Spring 2015.


National Streetpass Weekend is coming up

National Streetpass Weekend is coming to North America October 31st through November 2nd. At any Nintendo Zone hotspot, you could get up to 6 Streetpass encounters. Use Miis you've encountered for puzzle pieces in Puzzle Swap, fight ghosts in Find Mii I or II, or use their Tokens to battle against in Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS. Learn more here: 

NASA deep-space hibernation

What most people are wondering when they read the title of this post is “what is “deep-space hibernation”?”, well basically it’s the stuff you see in movies. 2001 a Space OdysseyAliensPrometheusSome examples: NASA’s reasons for pondering deep-space hibernation or cyrosleep or cyrostasis or anything you saw in a movie, are the symptoms of claustrophobia, anxiety,insomnia, and depression- plus many more. NASA has been looking at a few options and one proposed solution is to put these people into a state of hypothermia which will put them into torpor -a kind of hibernation. Instead of staying awake for years, astronauts or normal people at the rate of commercial transportation, will sleep until they reach their destination. This may be familiar to science-fiction fans because of the extensive exploration in science-fiction movies. But instead of stepping into a tube to induce torpor ,NASA says torpor would induced via the RhinoChill- a device that uses invasive tubes to shoot cooling liquid…

Mario Kart 8 Yoshi Circuit DLC Track + new Vehicle

The 4th track and last vehicle for Mario Kart 8's first pack of DLC has been revealed. Yoshi Circuit from Mario Kart: Double Dash!! will be returning for the Egg/Yoshi Cup, while gameplay footage reveals the first look at Cat Peach and Tanooki Mario, with Cat Peach driving a Cat Bell themed vehicle, and Tanooki Mario is driving what looks like a Tanooki-themed truck, which hasn't been seen before. We now know almost everything about Mario Kart 8's first DLC pack.

Mario Kart 8 X The Legend of Zelda – Releases November 2014 – $7.99
This DLC pack includes:
3 Characters: Tanooki Mario, Cat Peach, Link4 Vehicles: Blue Falcon, B-Dasher, Master Cycle, and Tanooki Truck8 Courses: F-Zero, Excitebike, Wario's Gold Mine (Wii), Yoshi Circuit (GC), more coming  If you would like to know more about Mario Kart 8’s DLC,click here.

Pokemon Omega Ruby and Pokemon Alpha Sapphire Special Demo

Many lucky Pokemon fans were emailed a Pokemon ORAS Special Demo code today to enter and download from the Nintendo eShop for free. If you didn't sign up for the Pokemon Trainer Club and/or opt for Pokemon emails and alerts before today, you've missed your chance. But several other ways you can get Pokemon Omega Ruby and Pokemon Alpha Sapphire's demo code have been detailed: Codes will be distributed at select cinema locations nationwide from Nov. 7–Nov. 13 (while supplies last).Check with your local retailer during the holidays to find out about special demo code giveaways (while supplies last).Get a code with your purchase of the new Pokémon Art Academy game (out Oct. 24) when you buy from Nintendo eShop on your Nintendo 3DS or 2DS system.Get a code with your purchase of one of two classic Pokémon games coming to the Virtual Console on Nintendo eShop: Pokémon Puzzle Challenge (out Nov. 6) or Pokémon Trading Card Game (out Nov. 13). You'll find your free demo code on …

Pokemon games being added to Nintendo eShop, along with Special Demo code

Along with Pokemon Omega Ruby and Pokemon Alpha Sapphire coming November 22nd in the US, Pokemon Puzzle Challenge and Pokemon Trading Card Game are scheduled to release in the Nintendo eShop's Virtual Console. Pokemon Trading Card Game was originally for the Gameboy, and plays just like the Pokemon TCG series today, but with only Pokemon released before this game's release. Pokemon Puzzle Challenge was originally a Gameboy Color release, and put Pokemon in a spectacular puzzle game, leading on games like Pokemon Trozei.
Gameboy - Pokemon Trading Card Game - $5.99 - November 13th GBC - Pokemon Puzzle Challenge - $4.99 - November 6th
These titles, along with Pokemon Art Academy, coming to the 3DS eShop October 24th for $29.99,  will come with a code for Pokemon Omega Ruby and Pokemon Alpha Sapphire's Special Demo. The code will be on your Nintendo eShop purchase receipt. This is your last day to sign up for a Pokemon Trainer Club account to redeem your Special Demo code for…

50 Must See Things in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U

Nintendo of America has announced a new Nintendo Direct for the month of October in the form of 50 Must-See Things in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, launching November 21st. The stream will broadcast Thursday, October 23rd, at 3:00 PT. Learn more, or watch the full direct, here:

Pre-order to your Wii U and Nintendo 3DS from

You can now pre-order and buy digital copies of games from Nintendo eShop directly from your PC or Tablet. All you have to do is sign in to your Nintendo Network account and select the game you want to purchase, then enter your credit card and shipping information and soon your game will start digitally downloading on your Nintendo 3DS or Wii U system as soon as you connect it to the internet and/or when it becomes available. Learn more about shopping on

Mario Kart 8 DLC adds Master Cycle vehicle

Nintendo announced a new vehicle coming with the first pack of Mario Kart 8 DLC that sports the Hylian hero Link with a new motorcycle, named the Master Cycle. The Legend of Zelda's creator, Eiji Aonuma, wants the Master Cycle to be in future Zelda games.
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What do you think of the Master Cycle in Mario Kart 8?

Mario Kart 8 X The Legend of Zelda – Releases November 2014 - $7.99
This DLC pack includes:

3 Characters: Tanooki Mario, Cat Peach, Link4 Vehicles (Including the Blue Falcon, B-Dasher, and Master Cycle)8 Courses (Including an F-Zero track, Wario's Gold Mine (MKWii), and Excitebike track)
If you would like to know more about Mario Kart 8's DLC, click here.

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Pokemon ORAS News: October 14th, 2014

Pokemon officially revealed a few new features, the ability to fly around the hub world with Latias and Latios, and mega evolutions for Beedrill, Pidgeot, Latias and Latios, which I covered in a past article
We've recently gotten information on the Pokemon ORAS Special Demo in North America. The Official Pokemon company have announced that Pokemon Trainer Club members that have opted to receive promotional email before October 19th will receive a Special Demo code on October 21st, a month ahead of the official launch date. In this exclusive demo, you will meet several Pokemon with the ability to Mega Evolve, like Mega Steelix and Mega Glalie. Mega Steelix and Mega Glalie are new Mega Evolutions as well. Mega Steelix gets the Sand Force Ability and keeps it's typing, while Mega Glalie gets the ability Refrigerate and is pure ice-type. To sign up for Pokemon Trainer Club and visit the Pokemon website, learn more here.

new Nintendo 3DS and so much more

During the Japan-only Nintendo Direct back in August, the new Nintendo 3DS was revealed for Japan markets. The new Nintendo 3DS releases October 11th in Japan, but Nintendo of America has not announced the console nor it's release date yet. It was said by Nintendo of America it would not come out this year.

Nintendo of Australia has recently shown off the new Nintendo 3DS and new Nintendo 3DS XL in their first ever Australia Nintendo Direct. For Australian and New Zealand readers, the new Nintendo 3DS and new Nintendo 3DS will come out on November 21st, a day before Pokemon Omega Ruby, Pokemon Alpha Sapphire, and the presumed day of Super Smash Bros. for Wii U's launch. The new systems will be pricey- AU$219.95 for the new Nintendo 3DS and AU$249.95 for the new Nintendo 3DS XL.

*AC Adapter Sold Separately **new Nintendo 3DS faceplates only work on the standard new Nintendo 3DS
Watch the first-ever Nintendo Direct Australia below.

 The new Nintendo 3DS will have it's own excl…

Captain Toadette: Treasure Tracker?

The latest trailer for Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker shows off some interesting new levels, characters, and power-ups. We now know Captain Toadette will play an important role in the story, being captured by a bird named Wingo yet becoming a playable character at some point in the game. Most of the new levels shown in the trailer involve using the Wii U gamepad in unique ways to enhance the gameplay, like the levels in Super Mario 3D World. Watch the video down below to learn more.

Update: Nintendo of America has updated their YouTube channel with an English trailer.

What do you think of Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker? Will you get the game? Leave a comment below.

CoroCoro October 2014: Latios and Latias

A new CoroCoro magazine leaked for October 2014 with some new Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire news, covering new Mega Evolutions and how Latios and Latias will be used in the upcoming games. First, the mega evolutions: Mega Beedrill (Bug/Poison type with the ability Adaptability), Mega Pidgeot (Normal/Flying type with the ability No Gaurd), and now Mega Latias and Mega Latios, which we have known about since Pokemon X and Y's release, has been officially announced.

Players will be able to fly on Mega Latios and Mega Latias above the overworld and can find all non-event legendary Pokemon from Gen IV and Gen VI on special islands in the sky, and also encounter other Pokemon while flying. Latios is exclusive to Pokemon Omega Ruby and Latias is exclusive to Pokemon Alpha Sapphire. Players can activate flying through the Eon Flute item. The Eon Ticket is returning through a Special Distribution in Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire.

What do you think of this update, the new Me…