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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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Nintendo Looking For Lead Graphics Architect For Next-Gen Console

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This just in, Nintendo is currently looking for a lead graphics architect for their next-gen console. Little is known thus far and they may need to just fill a position but it’s always interesting to note happenings like this. Typically Nintendo as well as the others start to research their next generation machines once their consoles hit retail so this shouldn’t be too surprising to anyone.

What do you guys think? Would you like to see a new Nintendo system sooner rather than later? Let us know.

Here is the official posting:

Description of Duties

Nintendo Technology Development is looking for a lead graphics architect in the system-on-chip architecture group in Redmond, WA. The group is responsible for the architecture of Nintendo’s game console SoCs...

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THE MARIO KART 8 MERCEDES-BENZ DLC HAS BEEN DOWNLOADED OVER ONE MILLION TIMES

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Nintendo Japan has announced via Twitter that the free Mercedes-Benz downloadable content for Mario Kart 8 has been downloaded by fans over one million times. Even though the DLC is completely free, Nintendo has to be pleased fans are running out to download the additional cars.

More DLC is planned for the title next month so stay tuned.

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More Evidence Points To A November 21st Release For Smash Bros Wii U

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More evidence has popped up pointing to a November 21st release date for Super Smash Bros for Wii U. Twitter user David has posted the image above stating that both Super Smash Bros on the Wii U and the Amiibo figures will be arriving with us on November 21st.

Nintendo has yet to confirm the official release date for Super Smash Bros for Wii U so stay tuned.

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Super Smash Bros. For Nintendo 3DS Sold Out In Japan

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Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS is officially sold out in Japan. The popular fighting title has already shifted over 1.37 million copies and shows no signs of slowing down. With the title releasing here in the States as well, Nintendo will no doubt be thrilled with the sales.

No word on the official release date for the Wii U version of the game but we fully expect a November release.

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Pokémon TCG Online iPad Releases Tomorrow

The Pokémon Company International is set to release the Pokémon TCG Online app for the iPad Tomorrow. On September 30, the Pokemon Trading Card game will launch in the United States iOS store followed by other markets in North and South America, Europe, Asia, and Africa later on this week. This marks the first time a Nintendo product will be available on the iPad and seems like it would be a perfect fit.

Collect, battle, and trade on the go! The Pokémon TCG Online app gives you all the fun of the desktop game, including online play, deck building, and card trading!

Count us in.

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Super Smash Bros. Review Roundup

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The reviews for Super Smash Bros. 3DS are starting to roll in and you can find them below. The highly anticipated title has already shifted over 1 million units in Japan and are gearing up for a Western release soon. Check out the reviews and let us know what you think:

IGN – 8.8 / 10
GameSpot – 8 / 10
Polygon – 9 / 10
Destructoid – 9 / 10
Nintendo Life – 9 / 10
NintendoWorldReport – 8.5 / 10
Joystiq – 4.5 / 5
DigitalSpy – 4 / 5
Shacknews – 8 / 10
USgamer – 4 / 5
Game Informer – 9.25 / 10
GamesBeat – 97 / 100
GamesRadar – 3 / 5

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IGN’s Top 125 Nintendo Games of All-Time

To celebrate Nintendo’s 125th anniversary, the good guys at IGN have compiled a list of the company’s 125 greatest and most beloved games. Check out the video and let us know what you guys think.

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North American Smash Bros. 3DS Commercial

Here is what you will be seeing on the tube in the next few weeks as the official North American commercial for Smash Bros can be viewed above. The game has been a smash hit (see what we did there) thus far in Japan and will no doubt be a giant hit when it’s released in the West.

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

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SMASH BROS ON NINTENDO 3DS REACHES ONE MILLION SALES IN JAPAN

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Nintendo has announced the smashing success of the recently released Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS. Nintendo Japan has confirmed that Super Smash Bros on the Nintendo 3DS has already reached one million sales in Japan during the first two days of the game going on sale. These incredible figures include digital and physical sales. Not bad for 2 days.

Congrats Nintendo.

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