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  1. Bleeding Edge TV 540: Super Mario Maker Amiibo Test: Link, Yoshi, Luigi, Bowser, Kirby, Donkey KongRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Gear Live

    ... Kirby, and Donkey Kong. Check out the custom look, animations, and sounds when using these amiibo figures with the Wii U Gamepad. The Mario experience of your dreams has arrived and is bursting with creativityincluding yours! Play a near-limitless ...

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  2. Will the new Apple TV lure gamers away from consoles?Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | VentureBeat

    Apple will likely be talking about a new Apple TV box at an event on September 9, and trade publication 9to5 Mac says that the fourth-generation box will be the first Apple living room device that actively competes with video game consoles thanks to new hardware, software, and peripherals all targeted at gamers. In an article published today, 9to5 Mac writer MarK Gurman cited sources with knowledge of the product saying that the new Apple TV will actively compete with Microsoft's Xbox One, Nintendo's Wii U, and Sony's PlayStation 4 game consoles.

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  3. Runbow EU Release DateRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | GamersHell.com

    Indie game developer 13AM Games has announced that Runbow , available now on Wii U in North America for $14.99 USD, will arrive in Europe on September 3 for 13.99 / 10.99 . Runbow is fast-paced, action party game with a never-before seen color mechanic that integrates with gameplay action.

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  4. Direct-feed gameplay from Fast Racing Neo, the Wii U's blisteringly fast F-Zero successorRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Polygon

    It's a hard time to be a fan of futuristic racing games. Between F-Zero's decade-long hiatus and the 2012 demise of Wipeout developer Psygnosis , fans of the genre could be forgiven for feeling like the industry has left their favorite style of racing game behind.

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  5. 7 quirky indie games worth playing for the Wii URead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Mashable

    Nintendo's newest piece of hardware has had an interesting life so far. Since its launch in the fall of 2012, the Wii U has obviously seen a lot of activity from the game studio's classic franchises.

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  6. 'Shop Contest: Don't Need A Game To Make Mario LevelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Kotaku

    Nintendo's Super Mario Maker arrives in North America on the 11th of September, allowing Wii U owners to craft their own crazy creations featuring the world's most famous plumber. Until then, we have Photoshop.

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  7. Xenoblade Chronicles X will get a special edition release in North AmericaRead the original story

    Saturday | Polygon

    Nintendo will release a special edition version of Wii U role-playing game Xenoblade Chronicles X in North America this December, the company announced at PAX Prime in Seattle today. Included in the package is a copy of the game, an art book with more than 100 pages of concept art, a matted art card featuring an illustration from artists Takashi Kojo and a Xenoblade-themed USB drive.

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  8. Indie Corner - August 28 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | 4 color rebellion

    Welcome to a new Indie Corner! Today I'll be reviewing four games on Wii U as well as one game on 3DS. Are you ready? Let's get started! First up we have Solitaire Dungeon Explore from Jose Varela Games.

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  9. Nintendo@PAX: Wii U gets 'F-Zero'-style racer, 'Kerbal' and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Engadget

    Nintendo helped kick off Seattle's annual PAX Prime gaming convention with a focus on the indie scene. The Nindies@Night event at the EMP Museum gave fans a chance to check out 19 indie games on the Wii U and 3DS -- and interact with the developers themselves.

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  10. Netflix for the Wii U adds new features like individual profilesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Engadget

    While the Wii U is among our favorite ways to game, its Netflix experience has been lagging behind a bit. New features like autoplaying episodes, switching between individual profiles and easy resuming just never came to the console, until now.

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  11. Who needs a new F-Zero when the Wii U's got Fast Racing Neo?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Eurogamer

    Fast Racing Neo, due out on Wii U later in 2015, is from Shinen Games, and looks a lot like a spiritual successor to Nintendo's famous futuristic racing game series. Fast Racing Neo doesn't feature Captain Falcon, of course, but it does feature a lot of what made F-Zero fantastic, including ultra fast sci-fi vehicles and speed boosts.

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  12. Shovel Knight knighted by Nintendo as first Indie game with its own AmiiboRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Digital Trends

    ... expand the world of Shovel Knight, and to keep developing unique game-play experiences on Nintendo's platforms." For Wii U owners, the Amiibo will offer something not yet seen in Shovel Knight : cooperative play. Both the 3DS and Wii U versions of ...

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  13. Nintendo Is Letting Developers Make Their Own Amiibo. Can This End Well?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Wired

    ... Yacht Club; it's also losing the big name third party publishers as well. Earlier this year, Ubisoft said it had a Wii U game that was all finished but that it would not release into the current ecosystem. The toys-to-life genre encompassing ...

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  14. Nintendo's Insanely Popular Amiibo Toys Just Went IndieRead the original story

    Friday Aug 28 | The Huffington Post

    ... character to get its own amiibo figure. Those are the toys that connect to video games like "Super Smash Bros. For Wii U" or "Mario Party 10" to unlock new features. This new amiibo will sync up with the "Shovel Knight" game on Wii U and 3DS, ...

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  15. Nintendo Confirms Shovel Knight AmiiboRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | IGN

    At its pre-PAX Nindies at Night event in Seattle tonight, Nintendo confirmed the existence of the long-rumored Shovel Knight amiibo. For the Wii U version of Shovel Knight, the amiibo will unlock an exclusive co-op mode, making it the only version of the game that supports two players for the entire game.

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  16. Nintendo digs up a Shovel Knight amiibo and other Nindie infoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Gaming Age

    ... character to get an amiibo release. During the event they also revealed that Kerbal Space Program will fly onto the Wii U early next year (apparently with exclusive features/functionality), and also showed off both Hive Jump and FAST Racing Neo for ...

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  17. Hit game Shovel Knight is Nintendo's first indie AmiiboRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | SlashGear.com

    ... in Nintendo's Smash Bros. fighting game series. Amiibo are miniature figures that can connect with Nintendo's Wii U and 3DS game systems, while Shovel Knight , released for both platforms already, is an 8-bit inspired action game with a throwback ...

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  18. Shovel Knight Amiibo leaked by online retailerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | TrustedReviews

    ... ght is coming to Europe on October 16. The disc-based release will retail for A 20 and is coming to PS4, Xbox One, PC, Wii U and 3DS.

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  19. Shovel Knight the first indie game to get an AmiiboRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Eurogamer

    The retro platforming hero is also the first third-party character to get a figurine without appearing in Smash Bros. Armed with a Shovel Knight Amiibo, you will be able to unlock new customisable gear and exclusive challenge stages in the game's 3DS and Wii U versions.

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  20. 'Shovel Knight' gets first indie amiiboRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Examiner.com

    The "Shovel Knight" amiibo will come with the ability to play the game cooperatively with a friend, as well as level up and unlock new visual enhancements, relics and abilities. Nintendo confirmed that the amiibo will also unlock new challenge levels and will be supported in future "Shovel Knight" games "Not only do we have a robust slate of indie games launching in the Nintendo eShop, but these games also contain features that can only be found on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS ," said Damon Baker, Nintendo of America's Senior Marketing Manager of Publisher and Developer Relations.

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