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The Game Awards Nominees Announced

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Here are the Game Awards Nominees for the upcoming show hosted by Geoff Keighley. Nominees for The Game Awards 2014 were selected by a jury of 28 international media. In some cases the jury is provided advanced review code of upcoming games in order to meet the Game Awards 2014 judging deadlines. Games must have been commercially released by Tuesday, November 25 to be eligible for awards.

Here is the list:

Best Online Experience

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare
Dark Souls II
Destiny
Hearthstone
Titanfall

Best Family Game

Disney Infinity 2.0
Fantasia: Music Evolved
Mario Kart 8
Skylanders: Trap Team
Tomodachi Life

Best Sports/Racing Game

Fifa ’15
Forza Horizon 2
Mario Kart 8
NBA 2K15
Trials Fusion

Best Role-Playing Game

Bravely Default
Dark Souls II
Divinity: Original Sin
Dragon Age: Inq...

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HERE IS THE FIRST TRAILER FOR RODEA: THE SKY SOLDIER COMING TO JAPANESE WII U & 3DS

Japanese publisher Kadokawa Shoten has uploaded the very first trailer for Rodea: The Sky Soldier. Currently only set to be released in Japan for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS, the action flight title has been in development for a number of years and was originally planned for the Nintendo Wii and 3DS handheld.

Check it out and let us know what you think.

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Nintendo eShop Cyber Deals Are Coming

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Nintendo is discounting a number of eShop games this week as part of their “Cyber Deals” promotion. Gamers will be able to save up to 30% on select Nintendo games across Nintendo platforms.

Check out the list below and let us know if you plan on picking anything up:

Nintendo 3DS:

Mario & Luigi: Dream Team
Luigi’s Masion: Dark Moon
Wario Land 2
Wario Land 3
Metroid II-Return of Samus

Wii U:

The Wonderful 101
Wii Party U
Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga
Wario Land 4
Metroid Fusion

The Nintendo eShop Cyber Deals will bring you some great prices on great games from Thursday, November 27 at 9 am PT to Tuesday December 2 at 8:59 am PT.

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Here is The Adorable Captain Toad Treasure Tracker TV Commercial

Here is the adorable Captain Toad Treasure Tracker TV Commercial for your viewing pleasure. The title is set to release early next month and will arrive just in time for Christmas. Wii U gamers will have to only shell out $40 for this game and we can’t wait.

Check out the commercial and let us know what you think.

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2nd Wave of Amiibo’s Releasing on December 14th

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Walmart has confirmed via Twitter that it will be receiving the second wave of Amiibo figures on December 14th. The second wave of Amiibo figures is set to include Zelda, Captain Falcon, Little Mac, Luigi, Pit and Diddy Kong. Looks like a preorder may be wise for those seeking the 2nd wave of Amiibo’s

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Nintendo Offering Last Minute Offers For Black Friday

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It appears as though Nintendo may be offering some last minute deals for this upcoming Friday. Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, retailers typically reduce games to drastic prices but there didn’t seem to be too many deals for Wii U owners…. Until now that is. Apparently the big N has something planned so be sure to be very active on Twitter this week to catch some deals.

What do you hope to see?

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Nintendo Minute – Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and amiibo Game Play

Here is an all new Nintendo Minute showcasing Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and amiibo Game Play. We are knee deep in Smash Bros for Wii U and will have our official review of the game in the very near future.

Check out the all new Nintendo Minute and let us know what you think.

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DK King of Swing Wii U Virtual Console Trailer

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Japanese Hardware Sales (11/10 – 11/16)

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The latest Japanese hardware sales from Media Create are in and you can check them out below. It looks as though nothing will stop Japan’s love for portables as the New 3DS and the PS Vita took home the top spots.

Check out the rest of the list below:

New 3DS LL – 38,457
Vita – 19,301
PS4 – 15,537
Wii U – 14,002
New 3DS – 13,373
3DS LL – 9,172
PS3 – 4,711
3DS – 4,199
Xbox One – 2,245
Vita TV – 675
Xbox 360 – 91
PSP – 25

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No DLC For Super Smash Bros

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Super Smash Bros creator Masahiro Sakurai has confirmed to Video Gamer that the company has no plans to release premium downloadable content for the Wii U and Nintendo 3DS versions. Sakurai says the reason behind this is that he wants fans to feel content that they’ve got the full version of each game. Here is what he had to say regarding the DLC:

“I understand that DLC could add a lot to the appeal of Smash Bros.,” Sakurai said, “and I appreciate that a major part of the excitement for these games come from which characters will appear in the roster, so I think fans could really enjoy DLC that could keep this excitement going...

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