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There are tons of gaming podcasts in the wild, but Nintendo Week stands alone as it recaptures all the fun of Nintendo in the form of a weekly show. Every episode brings news recaps, discussions, games, music, and more to create a show for all kinds of Nintendo fans, whether they're new or old, passionate or passing-by.

Tons of news has been happening lately, including a live-action Pokémon movie, new Sun and Moon info, Metroid, Zelda, Sonic, Animal Crossing, New IPs, and for once some significantly more promising NX news. All those subjects and more are in store in our discussions this week. You can check out the episode after the jump—or if you'd like to save it to listen later, you can check the latest episode out on iTunes, available now. And be sure to head inside to get a rundown of all the Nintendo news from the past week!

During Microsof'ts E3 media briefing back in June, they announced a new and improved version of Xbox One called Xbox One S. The upcoming new model is 40% smaller than its predecessor and features a built-in power supply. A 2TB version launches on August 2nd, and 500GB and 1TB versions will be available on August 23rd.

If you're looking to acquire an Xbox One S, you can trade in old hardware to get a good deal at GameStop. The popular games retailer has announced trade-in deals for Xbox One S, including $200 for trading in a PlayStation 4, $150 for trading in an older Xbox One, and $100 for trading in a New Nintendo 3DS or Wii U. Hit the jump for more info.

Nintendo is not a fan of people hacking their games or systems and using them to run code other than what's the disk/cartridge, and they've been making that stance pretty apparent in recent months. We heard of a few cases a while back where hackers managed to use a game to run their own code on the Nintendo 3DS, and in most of those instances the Big N swiftly responded by pulling the entire game from the eShop. Fortunately, at least one of those games seems to have been allowed to return, as Citizens of Earth has popped back up on the storefront.

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Pokémon GO has taken the world by storm, and it looks like it's doing more than just helping get people out of the house—it's also having a positive effect on the main Pokémon series, including the next entries in the franchise, Pokémon Sun and Moon. We don't know just how much of a boost they're getting worldwide, but if new numbers released by Nintendo Italy are any indication, GO is proving to be a major boon to Nintendo's handheld superstar.

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This week has seen Nintendo give Kirby a fair bit of attention, perhaps in honor of his upcoming 24th anniversary here in the West. Kirby's Dream Land launched in North America and PAL regions on August 1st and 3rd, respectfully, of 1992, and Nintendo seems to be holding a mini-celebration of that fact this week. We've already gotten three Kirby titles brought onto the Wii U and 3DS Virtual Consoles yesterday, and this morning the website for Kirby: Planet Robobot was updated with some new concept art showing off early designs for Kirby's robotic armor.

Check out the images and more information after the jump!

Kirby's Dream Course became available today for the Virtual Console on the New 3DS. The classic 1994 SNES game features Kirby playing golf to battle the forces of King Dedede, the Kirby franchise's ever-present antagonist.

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As it turns out, Final Fantasy XV is not the only big JRPG coming this September. Dragon Quest VII: Fragments of The Forgotten Past is a 3DS remake of the late PlayStation classic that fans of the Dragon Quest series have been waiting a very long time for. However, Nintendo is approaching the marketing of this game rather differently than one might expect. Instead of marketing to the fans who are already excited, they appear to have opted to seek out new, would-be RPG fans with trailers that cover very basic topics such as combat.

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Yesterday, Level-5 announced that the newly announced next entry in the Layton series will be coming to the West next year. Titled Lady Layton: The Millionaire Ariadone's Conspiracy, the game focuses on Professor Layton's daughter and will feature many new characters. According to Level-5, Lady Layton will be less focused on "dynamic problem-solving and more on solving multiple mystery cases." Level-5 also promises new puzzles and brain-teasers.

Check out the trailer and read more after the jump!

Nintendo recently released its investor report for the first quarter (April 1st - June 30th, 2016), highlighting their finances and sales from the past three months and giving projections for the future. As usual, Nintendo also updated their list of games slated to launch on 3DS and Wii U in 2016 and beyond. Nintendo put together a release schedule for first-party games and Nintendo-published titles, as well as a list of upcoming third-party titles. This time around there aren't any big surprises, and Project Giant Robot (a tech demo from E3 2014) is still listed as "TBD." You can check out the full schedule by clicking below.

It's been over a year since Level-5 announced a new multimedia project named The Snack World, but at their Level-5 Vision event this morning, the company finally gave us another look at it. Coming as both a CG anime and a new game for Nintendo 3DS and mobile devices, The Snack World also features special keychains called "Jara" which can interact with the game much like Amiibo do, each one apparently summoning new items and weapons for your characters.

You can check out a new CG trailer, as well footage of the gameplay and these Jara, after the jump!

We haven't seen a Kingdom Hearts game that pushes the story forward since 2012, when Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance released for the Nintendo 3DS. Even though it's been four years since the title came out, many secrets hidden in the game's code are still being discovered. Most recently, a dedicated fan found that Square Enix might have been planning a world based on Disney's Treasure Planet for the game.

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Update: Someone's gone through and added English subtitles to the trailer. Check it out after the jump!

The Professor Layton franchise is hands-down one of my favorites on the DS/3DS. Using captivating stories and creative, challenging puzzles, these games have provided me with many hours of enjoyment over the years. Earlier today, at the Level-5 Vision event, the developers unveiled the next entry in the Layton franchise, Lady Layton: The Conspiracy of King Millionaire Ariadne. Lady Layton shifts the focus from the Professor himself to his daughter, Catriel Layton, as she searches for her missing father. The gameplay will be right in line with the main entries in the series (sorry, fans of Mystery Room).

Lady Layton: The Conspiracy of King Millionaire Ariadne is set to launch in Japan next spring for 3DS and mobile devices. There is no word of a localization as of yet. Head inside to check out the official announcement trailer, as well as some screenshots and artwork from the game!

The weekly hardware and software sales numbers from Japan are in, courtesy of Media Create, and Level-5's beloved Yo-kai Watch series continues to dominate the Japanese market. Yo-kai Watch 3 (available in Sushi and Tempura versions) sold another 168,782 copies, bringing the grand sales total of the games to just over 800,000 in two weeks. Although there were a handful of other new games this week, none of them managed to sell 50,000 copies. As such, it was a relatively stagnant week for hardware, with most devices seeing only very slight sales increases or decreases over last week. You can check out the full breakdown by clicking below.

In addition to Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2, developer Bandai Namco Entertainment is working on a 3DS exclusive Dragon Ball focused on the fusion technique. Dragon Ball: Fusions features tons of new fused characters, including Goku and Broly, Gohan and Trunks, Pan and Videl, and more. The latest scans from V Jump magazine are out now, revealing more new characters for the upcoming game.

Captain Ginyu and the Ginyu Force were already confirmed for the game (and Captain Ginyu can fuse with The Great Saiyaman), but today we learned that there will also be a female version of the mercenary group. Additionally, V Jump held a contest earlier this year for fans to submit fusion suggestions, and the winner has been revealed as Great Satan-Man, a fusion between the Great Saiyaman and Mister Satan. In addition to being playable in-game, Great Satan-Man will appear in the accompanying Dragon Ball: Fusions manga.

If you're looking to pick up some fun games to pass the time this Summer but you're a little light in the wallet, we've got some good news! You can currently save cash on a wide selection of popular 3DS titles at Best Buy. The electronics retailer is holding a buy one get one half off sale on nearly 40 3DS titles right now. The list of eligible games includes entries from iconic franchises like The Legend of Zelda, Super Smash Bros., Fire Emblem, Mario Kart, Donkey Kong, Pokémon, and more. You can check out all of the deals by clicking here.