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HERE’S THE AMIIBO’S THAT ARE COMPATIBLE WITH MARIO KART 8

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Nintendo of America has revealed which Amiibo characters you will be able to use with Mario Kart 8. Most of these we already knew about, but added to the impressive lineup include Captain Falcon, Fox McCloud, Kirby and Samus. The software update that will allow you to use Amiibo with Mario Kart 8 will arrive on November 13th.

Here is a list of the Amiibo figures that will be compatible with Mario Kart 8:

Mario
Luigi
Yoshi
Peach
Donkey Kong
Link
Kirby
Captain Falcon
Samus
Fox McCloud

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All New Nintendo Direct Announced

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An all new Nintendo Direct has been announced for upcoming Wii U and 3DS games. The all new direct will take place at 2pm PT. We can’t wait!

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Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric TV Commercial

Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal and Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric will be in stores in North America on November 11, 2014. Both games will be in stores in Europe on November 21, 2014. Pre-order now at Gamestop (in the US) and EB Games (in Canada) to receive an exclusive Sonic figure!

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Pokémon Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire – Comparison videos

Here is a series of short clips comparing the original version and the 3DS remake of Pokémon Ruby / Sapphire. Taken from the official website, gamers can take a quick gander at the video above and see how the title has changed for the 3DS.

Pokémon Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire will be available on November 21st.

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Mario Kart 8 DLC: Excitebike Arena

Here is the first video of the Mario Kart 8 DLC, Excitebike arena and we couldn’t be more excited. Nintendo is gearing up for the release of the first DLC for its highly successful Mario Kart 8 and it looks outstanding. Check out Nintendo celebrating its heritage by giving gamers an exciting throwback stage showcasing Excitebike.

Let us know what you think.

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Bayonetta 2 Accolades Trailer

Nintendo just uploaded a Bayonetta 2 All-Ages accolades trailer for everyone to check out. The Wii U exclusive has been garnering much attention and expect our full review before the weekend it out. Check out the trailer and if you don’t already own a Wii U, now may be the time to get one.

Enjoy.

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Super Smash Bros. Bowser Jr. Joins the Battle Trailer

Here is an all new Super Smash Bros. Bowser Jr. Joins the Battle trailer. This welcoming news was shown during tonight’s Smash Bros direct. It’s a welcome addition to the already impressive roster of characters and we can’t wait to test him out.

Super Smash Bros will arrive on the Wii U on November 21st. Enjoy.

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Amiibo – Introductory Video

Here is an amiibo introductory video for your viewing pleasure. Amiibo as well as Super Smash Bros are set to arrive next month and will be featured in several upcoming Nintendo titles. Games like Captain Toad, Mario Kart 8, Mario Party 10 and others will allows gamers to play with their Amiibo figures and unlock special content within each game.

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Mario Kart 8 – Yoshi Circuit DLC Retro Track Comparison

Nintendo is resurrecting the much-loved Yoshi Circuit for Mario Kart 8’s first add-on pack, due out next month.

The course originally appeared in GameCube entry Mario Kart: Double Dash – way back in 2003, just to make you feel old – but has been jazzed up with new visuals and a remixed score.

Interestingly, Yoshi Circuit was already brought back as a retro track – in Mario Kart DS. In this video, the good guys at Eurogamer compared both the GameCube and DS versions with the brand new Wii U remake.

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Japanese Software Sales For Last Week

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This week’s Japanese software sales are in and you can find them below. Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate continues its impressive sales shifting over 327,000 units followed by Super Smash Bros for 3DS.

Check out the rest of the Japanese Software sales for last week below:

1. [3DS] Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate – 327,212 / 1,773,501
2. [3DS] Super Smash Bros. for 3DS – 53,075 / 1,610,904
3. [3DS] Youkai Watch 2 – 42,778 / 2,755,687
4. [PSV] Chaos Rings III: Prequel Trilogy – 12,436 / NEW
5. [PS3] Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix – 11,215 / 117,309
6. [PS3] FIFA 15 – 4,462 / 20,612
7. [PSV] Amnesia Later x Crowd V Edition – 3,668 / NEW
8. [WIU] Mario Kart 8 – 3,625 / 690,387
9. [PSV] The Legend of Heroes: Sen no Kiseki II – 3,309 / 106,214
10. [3DS] Dragon Quest X – 3,303 / 108,599
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