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A New ‘Super Smash Bros.’ Is Coming to Switch in 2018

Fans of Nintendo, unite! In today’s Nintendo Direct, the next highly anticipated installment of the Super Smash Bros. franchise has been announced for the Nintendo Switch. There’s no release date yet, but we do know that it comes out in 2018! The teaser trailer shows some details of what we can expect from the game. The game will include Inklings […]

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Here Are the Announcements from Today’s Nintendo Direct!

Today’s (somewhat) surprising Nintendo Direct has just concluded, with a mix of wild announcements for both the 3DS and the Switch. On the 3DS end, Nintendo started out with the announcement for WarioWare Gold, which promises that most microgames of any of its iterations. WarioWare Gold comes out for the 3DS on August 3rd. Following up was Dillon’s Dead Heat […]

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Nintendo Announces a New ‘Mario Kart’ For Mobile

Following a string of successful mobile game releases (and a lot of impressive announcements this week), Nintendo has just announced that it will be releasing a Mario Kart game for mobile phones, called Mario Kart Tour. No details have been released on the game yet, and if you were hoping for a specific date, you’re out of luck. Nintendo announced […]

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Nintendo Announces Mario Movie Partnership with Illumination

Rumor have been circling for the past year that Nintendo may be working on a movie featuring its star character, Mario. As of today, Nintendo has finally announced a partnership with Illumination Entertainment (Despicable Me, Minions, and The Secret Life of Dogs) to develop an animated Mario film. The project is being produced by Shigeru Miyamoto of Nintendo, the creator […]

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An Animated Mario Film May Be Closer Than We Think

According to Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima, we are closer than ever to seeing the famous fictional Italian plumber on big screens everywhere. Back in November, The Wall Street Journal stated that Nintendo was possibly nearing a deal with Illumination Entertainment, the same company who produced Minions and Despicable Me, in order to make an animated Super Mario film and in a recent interview with […]

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Mario Movie from the Studio Behind ‘Minions’ Could Release by 2020

This past week Nintendo has been on a tear with news, or perhaps lack thereof, as fans collectively fall into chaos in anticipation of 2018’s first Nintendo Direct. Buried amongst all the leaks and rumors, Nintendo president Yaysumi Kimishima revealed some details on the upcoming Mario movie with the Japanese newspaper Kyoto Shinbun. In the interview, Kimishima a shared that […]

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GOC’s Top 10 Games of 2017

2017 has been a very interesting year for gaming on multiple fronts. We’ve seen revolutionary graphics, amazing franchises making gracious comebacks, and….microtransactions. Ahhh, microtransactions. That’s all I’m going to say on that.  On a more positive note though, some amazing titles were released within this calendar year, and it’s only right that since the year’s coming to a close, we […]

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Mario Jumps Switch Sales to 10 Million in First Year

The Nintendo Switch continues to impress, closing out the year with 10 million units sold in the first nine months of release. An enormous leap following October’s modest report of only 2.6 million units sold in the US, revitalizing the faith of fans after the disappointing 13.6 million lifetime sales of the Wii U. Defined by its portability, allowing home […]