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Nintendo is now selling a "high-capacity" Wii U GamePad battery that lasts up to 8 hours, rather than the 3-5 of the one included in the box. Read more

by Alice O'Connor,, Dec 22, 2013 8:00AM PST

Given that next Tuesday is Christmas Eve, it's not surprising that few games are coming out next week. In fact, it's almost surprising how many are. The two headliners are Zen Pinball 2 for PlayStation 4 and Halo: Spartan Assault for Xbox One, so we'll get a few next-gen funsies for Crimbo. For people who prefer practical gifts, Pokémon Bank is coming too. Read more

Surprise! Call of Duty: Ghosts will have a season pass. Read more

Ubisoft was working on a driving game, potentially to be part of the Driver franchise. However, after its cancellation, it laid down the foundation to become Watch Dogs. Read more

The Mushroom Kingdom is a horrifying place. At least, that's the lesson to be learned from this new two minute trailer for Mario Kart 8. Read more

Rosalina and Luma have come crashing in from Super Mario Galaxy to do battle in the Super Smash Bros. arena on both Wii U and 3DS. Read more

by Alice O'Connor,, Dec 18, 2013 9:10AM PST

Wii Sports Club debuted with tennis and bowling, but if you want a little more up your sleeve to help settle family arguments over Christmas, Nintendo has you covered. Golf has rolled out onto Wii U today, with the same price model of $1.99 to play all three sports for one day or $9.99 to keep Golf forever. Read more

by Alice O'Connor,, Dec 18, 2013 7:30AM PST

Nintendo has shook up some of its classic NES games in a compilation named NES Remix, which either smooshes several together ("mashes them up," in the vernacular) or changes them for cheeky challenges. In a fine feat of secret-keeping, it was only announced this morning and is already to download on Wii U for $14.99. Read more

by Steve Watts,, Dec 18, 2013 7:22AM PST

Sonic Lost World for Wii U is getting two DLC packs based on popular Nintendo franchises. The first, Yoshi's Island Zone, is available now for free. Read more

by Steve Watts,, Dec 18, 2013 7:09AM PST

Nintendo narrowed the release windows for two of its first-party titles today. Both Yoshi's New Island for 3DS and Mario Kart 8 for Wii U will launch in spring 2014. Read more

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