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Image of The Day: 8 Bit Mario Magnifying Glass

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Here is today’s “image of the day”. It’s been a while since we posted one of these so we thought some of you may enjoy this. If you have an image that you want us to post, shoot us an email and it will be featured on the site.

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Nintendo Takes The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Here is an incredible video showcasing Nintendo of America’s management team taking part of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. It’s an entertaining video so be sure to give it a watch.

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All New Mario Kart 8 Footage Showing Off New DLC

Here is all new footage of the newly release Mario Kart 8 DLC for Wii U. All footage was taken directly from Mario Kart TV and uploaded via the Wii U system. The all new DLC allows players to race in 3 different Mercedes Benz karts. If you preorder the upcoming DLC, players can access different colored Yoshi’s and Shy Guys as well.

Check out the footage below and make sure you subscribe to our youtube channel.

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Ubisoft CEO & EMEA Executive Director ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot and EMEA Executive Director Alain Corre accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Thanks to BlueByte, RedLynx and Jim Ryan from Sony Computer Entertainment Europe for the nomination! We challenge Andrew House from Sony, Phil Harrison from Microsoft and Miyamoto-san from Nintendo to participate and raise awareness for ALS.

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Massive Mario Kart 8 DLC Confirmed by Nintendo

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Massive Mario Kart 8 DLC Packs Add 16 New Courses, Plus New Drivers and Karts.

Earlier today we reported that there was a major Mario Kart 8 leak and now the good people over at Nintendo have confirmed; there is a lot of interesting stuff headed to Mario Kart 8. Here is the official press release from the Big N:

Two new downloadable content packs will take the world of Mario Kart 8 in directions the franchise has never seen before, while significantly expanding game-play options. The packs, which launch this fall and in spring of 2015, and are available for advance purchase starting Aug. 27 at $7.99 each (or $11...

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Major Mario Kart 8 DLC Leak

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If this image is anything to go by, it looks like the Wii U hit Mario Kart 8 will be receiving some amazing DLC come November. According to this page here, each add on content pack will contain two new cups, each with four courses, which, in total, increases the number of available courses by 50 percent.

Is this legit? Let us know what you think in the comment section

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Mario Kart 8 to Undergo Maintenance August 27th to Prepare for Update

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Here are the times that Mario Kart 8 will undergo its maintenance for the upcoming update that will allow users to download the Mercedes Benz DLC:

Europe : 8.50AM to 10AM
UK : 7.50AM to 9AM
USA (East Coast) : 2.50AM to 4AM
USA (West Coast) : 1.50PM to 1AM (Tuesday > Wednesday)
Japan : 3.50PM to 5PM

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AMAZON HAS ACQUIRED TWITCH

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Amazon has officially announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire Twitch Interactive, Inc., the leading live video platform for gamers. Here is what they had to say about the new acquisition:

“Broadcasting and watching gameplay is a global phenomenon and Twitch has built a platform that brings together tens of millions of people who watch billions of minutes of games each month – from The International, to breaking the world record for Mario, to gaming conferences like E3. And, amazingly, Twitch is only three years old,” said Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of Amazon.com. “Like Twitch, we obsess over customers and like to think differently, and we look forward to learning from them and helping them move even faster to build new services for the gaming community.”

“Amazon ...

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SUPER SMASH BROS 3DS Offscreen Gameplay

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Ghirahim Will Appear as an Assist Trophy in Smash Bros U

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Super Smash Bros producer Masahiro Sakurai has revealed that Ghirahim will appear as an Assist Trophy in the upcoming title. Check out what he had to say about the new assist trophy character:

Pic of the day. “No, I’ll just beat you within an inch of your life!” Demon Lord Ghirahim makes an appearance in Smash Bros!! He’s an Assist Trophy, so he could conceivably back up Link, too.

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