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Pokémon Crystal Launches on 3DS Today

Pokémon Crystal is available to download today on the 3DS eShop for $10. Originally released for the Game Boy Color system in 2000, the Pokémon Crystal game added several new features to the Pokémon franchise. For the first time, players could choose a female or male character, and Pokémon battles featured animation. And now, this game is available in 2D via the Virtual Console service and invites...

Arena of Valor Closed Beta Starts Saturday On Switch (If you live in Europe)

EU Switch owners will be able to play the closed beta for Arena of Valor, a 5 v 5 Multiplayer Online Battle Arena game originally designed for mobile. The game, which was originally marketed in China as Kings of Glory, will be coming to Switch at a later date this year. The beta will be available at midnight UTC on Saturday, January 27th and will close on midnight of the 29th. Participants are enc...

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker for Wii U announcement trailer

For fans of the Captain Toad levels in Super Mario 3D World comes Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker for Wii U. Check out the trailer above to get more than just a sneak peek of the fleshed out, puzzle-solving levels you’re already somewhat familiar with. Like in Super Mario 3D World, it appears the GamePad’s gyro motion control capabilities will be used in Treasure Tracker. This time, the...

Nintendo Teases Us With Vague Announcement

Sometimes an announcement is made that tells us absolutely nothing, yet it gets more coverage than the confirmed release of a new game.  These “teaser” stories seem to happen when something big is about to happen, although I sometimes wonder if they are released to get candid feedback from gamers about what they want to see. Nintendo Power contains one such teaser in the latest edition...