Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia was notable beyond just being a well-received Nintendo 3DS game and entry in the storied Fire Emblem franchise. It featured the series' first foray into fully dubbed voice acting for the game's dialogue and cutscenes, save a villager here and there. While this was certainly an increased cost of production, it sounds like the director of series developer Intelligent Systems hopes to include voice acting of this scale in future entries in the series.

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Fans rejoiced when Dontnod Entertainment announced a sequel to their critically acclaimed game, Life is Strange. Dontnod hasn't mentioned any specific details about the new game, but there is some speculation that the story won't focus on Max, Chloe, and the small town of Arcadia Bay. Before the final episode released, Michel Koch from Dontnod said the team would likely start over with new characters and a new setting if they were to make a sequel. However, if you're itching to see Arcadia Bay again, there may be some hope coming from a developer called Deck Nine Games.

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It wasn't long ago that Nintendo surprised the world with its funky new game for Nintendo Switch: ARMS. The development team behind Mario Kart presents a completely different multiplayer outing with this colorful fighting game wherein every competitor is graced with extendable arms. It's a delightful concept reflective of Nintendo's signature whimsy, but does it have a leg to stand on? Find out more after the jump.

After the successful reintroduction of the Mega Man franchise to gamers across modern platforms with Mega Man Legacy Collection, Capcom has decided to continue their retrospective of the mainline series with Mega Man Legacy Collection 2. This new title will feature Mega Man 7, 8, 9, and 10, along with special bonus features for this retro repackage.

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E3 may be right around the corner, and even the release date for Splatoon 2 (July 21st) is not too far away, but we are still getting news updates from the Squid Research Lab. Namely, there are reports of two new sub-weapons coming to the sequel game this summer, and they look like they should really shake up how Inkling competitions play out.

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It was previously announced that the Splatoon 2 Edition Nintendo Switch Pro Controller was coming to other territories, and now Nintendo of America has finally confirmed the same! Today, the Big N revealed that American Nintendo Switch owners will be able to get their hands on the neon pink and green controller when Splatoon 2 launches on July 21st.

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If you were hoping Nintendo would do more than just the Nintendo Treehouse and a presentation for E3 this year, you're in luck! In addition to those events, the gaming giant is planning a total of three tournaments for upcoming Nintendo Switch games that feature competitive online multiplayer. Splatoon 2, Pokkén Tournament DX, and ARMS are all having invitationals hosted during the week of E3 to showcase these fast-approaching titles.

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In a recent interview with Time Magazine, Sony global game development boss Shawn Layden dished on the future of PlayStation, virtual reality, and...the Nintendo Switch?

Apparently, Layden is quite impressed with Nintendo's new hybrid console. In the interview he said that the Switch is "definitely what the fanbase has been waiting for." He also claimed not to see the Switch and PlayStation 4 as competitors, but as complementary devices.

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The two new legendaries showcased in the trailer.During this morning's Pokémon themed Nintendo Direct, it was announced that two new titles, Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon, will be coming to the 3DS this fall. In the vein of previous series entries, such as Black 2 and White 2, the two new games are followups to last year's smash successes, Pokémon Sun and Moon.

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A Nintendo Switch port of the Pokémon fighting game Pokkén Tournament is coming to the system this fall! Pokkén Tournament DX will feature five new playable characters, including the four arcade additions and a representative from the seventh generation. This news comes to us from the June 6th Pokémon Direct hosted today.

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Today's Pokémon Direct packed several major announcements into eight minutes, but one that will undoubtedly get older fans of the franchise excited is the confirmation that Pokémon Gold Version and Pokémon Silver Version are on their way to the 3DS Virtual Console! The Gen II classics have always ranked high on fan lists of the best generations, as they introduced numerous new Pokémon, features, and a world that tied directly into the Kanto region of Pokémon Red, Blue, and Yellow.

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It's a secret to no one that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is perhaps the most successful and influential video game of 2017 so far. Game developers seem to be taking notice as well; GamesRadar recently interviewed various professionals in the industry about how the most recent landmark Zelda title is changing the way they think about future projects.

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Over the past few years, Nintendo Directs have become the Big N's de facto way of communicating with fans and making major announcements about their latest and greatest titles. We're just a short while away from the next Direct, this time focused on their beloved Pokémon franchise, and there's no telling what they'll show! Whatever it is, though, we'll be streaming and reporting all the announcements as they come.

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It has been nearly a decade since the last installment in the Advance Wars franchise, and fans have been wondering when Intelligent Systems will take a break from Fire Emblem to return to their more modernized strategy series. Despite all the time that has passed, it seems that the developer still has many members interested in giving Advance Wars new life, but don't expect a new game just yet, as there are several hurdles the team would have to overcome first.

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The Sonic and All-Stars Racing series is a hit with many SEGA fans, but racing through high-octane versions of the developer's IPs was not all that studios like Sumo Digital and Headstrong Games were thinking of during development of the series. A new batch of concept art for not just Sonic and All-Stars Racing but also some unreleased All-Stars soccer and fighting games has come out thanks to There is some seriously fun stuff in here that, unfortunately, was not to be.

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