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In a forum post just a few days ago, the team behind the 3DS's new homebrew application revealed the requirement for installing it: a copy of the 3DS puzzle-platformer Cubic Ninja. It appears that, in a similar vein to the way Project M launches from Super Smash Bros. Brawl, developers can exploit Cubic Ninja's custom stage loading procedure to execute custom code. For many, this incredibly low barrier to entry (before the announcement, you could find copies for just under $2) was a wonderful sign of things to come. Unfortunately, this luck was not made to last.

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Tomorrow is the day that we all finally get to journey back to Hoenn and experience the region in glorious 3D. The Pokémon Company has decided to fuel the excitement by creating a fully animated trailer for the games. The new Mega Evolutions are heavily featured in the trailer, but there's also plenty of adorable moments involving the starters.

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Pokémon fans must be in a frenzy right now, what with the two highly anticipated Hoenn remakes being released tomorrow (or, if you happen to be at the Nintendo World Store, a little over an hour from now). The new games may only be a short time away, but for those of you who just cannot wait to experience them for yourself, have no fear. Thanks to the fine folks at NiNTENDOMiNATi0N, we now have the first 27 minutes of Omega Ruby available in video form. Sure, there's nothing quite like playing the games yourself, but hopefully this footage can tide us over until they finally launch!

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Those of you who own a copy of Super Smash Bros. for 3DS and pre-ordered the Wii U edition through the eShop can order their soundtrack a little early. Twitter user Crhis Bennion posted an image of the Club Nintendo screen after registering both games with the service (which will have happened automatically for the Wii U version if you pre-ordered it via eShop.) Those who pre-ordered physical copies will have to wait until they have the disk in hand to register it with Club Nintendo. It also appears that Mewtwo's download code will be automatically emailed to applicable members in spring of next year.

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With Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire releasing tomorrow, it seems that Game Freak is doing a giveaway for the release of the game. From now until January the 14th, you can get a Shiny Beldum for free as a distributed gift, similar to how the Torchic with the Blazikenite was distributed on Pokémon X and Y's launch.

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It looks like Masahiro Sakurai is talking about Super Smash Bros. again, especially since the Wii U version of the game launches tomorrow, and reviewers have had their copies for some time. Sakurai spoke with IGN, if only to clarify why some of the choices to add "clone" characters like Lucina, Dark Pit, and Doctor Mario, and to go over the overall balance of the game.

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Those of you planning on collecting all of the Pokémon Amiibo, more so than any other of the NFC enabled figurines, may be in for a surprise. It seems that the Lucario Amiibo is going to be sold as a Toys "R" Us exclusive, similar to how the Shulk Amiibo is being distributed as a GameStop exclusive, and the Meta Knight Amiibo being sold as a Best Buy exclusive.

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Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate's reign atop the Japanese charts has ended. According to the latest Media Create charts, both the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 versions of Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare surpassed it, as did Pro Evolution Soccer 2015, knocking it all the way down to fourth.

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker debuted at number seven and boosted Wii U sales by about 10,000 units, and Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax produced a similar sales surge for Vita. New Nintendo 3DS was still the top-selling hardware, selling another 47,000 units over the past week. Hit the jump for the full breakdown!

Mewtwo was a fan-favorite character in Super Smash Bros. Melee, and his absence from Brawl was a sore subject for many fans. Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS launched without the psychic Pokémon, but it was later revealed that Mewtwo will be added in as free DLC for those who buy both the 3DS and Wii U version of the game. Nintendo initially declined comment on whether or not Mewtwo will be available as paid DLC for those with just one version of the game, and director Masahiro Sakurai said yesterday that Mewtwo won't be available as paid DLC initially.

However, we've got good news for those who only plan to buy one version. Nintendo has finally confirmed that Mewtwo will eventually be released as paid DLC for everyone. We're not sure why they were so vague on the issue before, but it's great to have confirmation finally!

A few weeks ago it was announced that the Shulk amiibo would be a GameStop exclusive, but the next retailer exclusive amiibo was just revealed. Best Buy will be the only retailer allowed to carry the Meta Knight figure. Meta Knight, along with all other currently available amiibos will be compatible with Super Smash Bros. Wii U, while some games will support only specific amiibos. The amiibos are figurines that can communicate with the Wii U and New 3DS. In Smash Bros. Wii U, they act as computer players on your team, can be leveled and trained in order to gain new abilities. The only other announced compatible game for Meta Knight will be Hyrule Warriors, where you can unlock special items with the figure. Amiibo figurines will be released on November 21, with the Meta Knight figurine coming "early 2015."