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July 30, 2014

Pokemon World Championships Detailed

by Bryan Rose - 9:13 pm PDT
Discuss in talkback! Source: Serebii

Stream times included, as well as a special gift for those who attend!

The Pokémon World Championship schedule has been released, and those who attend the event will receive a special pokémon.

Those who go to the event, which runs August 16-17 in Washington, DC, will receive a level 50 Aegislash. This special event pokémon will know Wide Guard, King's Shield, Shadow Ball and Flash Cannon. Furthermore, it will be holding the Sitrus Berry when distributed.

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Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker Delayed to January 2015 in Europe WiiU

by Bryan Rose - 7:16 pm PDT
Total comments: 4

Europe will just have to wait to track this treasure.

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker has been delayed to January 2015 in Europe, Nintendo confirmed today.

They confirmed this news via their financial report, which also came out today.

The game originally had a Winter 2014 release date in the region before being delayed. That is still the release date for North America and Japan as of this writing.

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New Pikachu Distribution Event Hits Japan 3DS

by Kimberly Keller - 2:45 pm PDT
Discuss in talkback! Source: Serebii

That little electric mouse really gets around.

A new Pikachu distribution event will take place next month in Yokohama, Japan’s Minato Mirai 21 Park. The Pokémon Company is calling the event ‘Pikachu Outbreakchu.’

From August 9 to 17, visitors to the area can download Pikachu to Pokémon X or Y. This special Pokémon will have a different nickname depending on what part of the park it was downloaded in.

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July 29, 2014

Lone Survivor in Development for Wii U WiiU

by Andy Goergen - 8:34 pm PDT
Total comments: 3 Source: Twitter

Curve Studios is bringing the survival horror game to Wii U, along with a friend.

Lone Survivor, the survival horror game with PC and PlayStation roots from Curve Studios, is heading to Wii U later this year. The studio, which announced it was bringing Stealth Inc. 2 to Nintendo's console in the coming days, also teased an unannounced game which it has in the works.

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Two Tribes Announces Rive for Early 2015 Release WiiU

by Clay Johnson - 8:02 pm PDT
Total comments: 2 Source: Two Tribes

The Toki Tori developer will deliver this new 2D shooter/platformer to “all current consoles.”

Developer Two Tribes has a announced its latest project, a 2D shooter/platformer titled Rive. The game is planned for an early 2015 release on PC and “all current consoles.”

It’s not confirmed to be coming to Wii U, though Two Tribes noted in a tweet that an eShop release on the platform is a “definite possibility.” A 3DS version is not in the cards, though. The developer said the handheld “can’t handle” the game.

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Trine Enchanted Edition Coming to Wii U WiiU

by Andy Goergen - 7:53 pm PDT
Total comments: 1 Source: FrozenByte

The original Trine is getting a facelift and a new home.

Trine Enchanted Edition is coming to Wii U at an unspecified point in the future. The Enchanted Edition of Trine is a facelift of the original Trine which includes added features such as online multiplayer and mid-level saving. These features were present in Trine 2, which was one of the original launch titles for Nintendo's Wii U eShop.

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Bravely Default Has Sold 1 Million Units Worldwide 3DS

by Clay Johnson - 6:21 pm PDT
Total comments: 5 Source: Dengeki Online

Square Enix’s 3DS JRPG is a bona fide sales hit.

Bravely Default, the 3DS role-playing game published by Square Enix, has sold a million units worldwide since first hitting Japanese store shelves back in October 2012, according to a report from Dengeki Online.

The sales figures take into account versions of the game across all territories and... Read more...

Renegade Kid's New 3DS eShop Game to Be Revealed August 4

by Clay Johnson - 4:39 pm PDT
Total comments: 2 Source: Jools Watsham (Twitter), GoNintendo

The makers of Mutant Mudds and Moon Chronicles are up to something new.

Renegade Kid's latest project for the 3DS eShop will be unveiled Monday, August 4, exclusively via GoNintendo.

The development studio was responsible for one of the early indie success stories of the eShop, Mutant Mudds, along with a handful of other titles on the platform. Their most recent release was the initial installment in the ongoing episodic first-person shooter Moon Chronicles.

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Light Suit Samus Statues Now Available for Pre-Order from First 4 Figures

by Justin Berube - 11:27 am PDT
Total comments: 4 Source: First 4 Figures, First 4 Figures

The first new Metroid product from the company in nearly four years.

Two new Light Suit Samus statues have just been put up for pre-order from high end figure manufacturer First 4 Figures. The figures are part of a new 1/4th scale line and are the first Metroid figures produced by First 4 Figures in nearly four years.

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Free Wii U Skylanders Trap Team Download Code Offered with Wii Version WiiUWii

by Andy Goergen - 8:02 am PDT
Discuss in talkback! Source: Twitter

Want both versions? Activision has just the deal for you!

Customers who purchase Skylanders Trap Team for the Wii will receive a download code for the game on Wii U at no additional cost. This comes from the official Skylanders Twitter account, via a Tweet released on July 23.

The series was incredibly successful for Wii, and is likely to be one of the... Read more...

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