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If you love the music of Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire, you'll be happy to know that the soundtrack is now available on iTunes. There are 160 songs to listen to with a price tag of $9.99/£7.99/€8.99. Alternatively, if there are just a few specific tunes you want to grab, you can buy the individual tracks for $1 each.

Despite releasing nearly a month ago, the hype for the latest Pokémon games is yet to dwindle out. The Official Pokémon Channel's YouTube account recently uploaded a brand new trailer for Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire that focuses on discovering mysterious Mirage Spots and the games' coveted Mega Stones. Make the jump to view the brand new trailer.

More details about Bravely Second have been released, via a Bravely Second feature in Gan Gan Magazine. Four scans were released earlier this week, showing off some of the art of the game, two new bosses and jobs, as well as a mysterious new astrologist.

Significant details about mechanics and how the game will play were also released in these scans, such as the new Follow-Up Chance system details. Click the jump to see these scans and find out more about the recently released details!

It’s Christmas time, and that means overly decorated trees, meeting relatives whose names you can’t remember, and an extraordinary amount of food piled high on a plate. Above all, it means presents tucked away under that tree, in a comically sized sock, or however you pass around Christmas gifts in your family. Of course, no Christmas is complete without something gaming-related (I swear it’s traditional), so with that in mind, let’s find out what some of Gamnesia’s staff members are hoping to find under their Christmas tree this year!

Recently, the former head of indie game development at Nintendo, Dan Adelman, had an interview where he discussed a wide range of topics, including the issue of region locking games and how Nintendo could improve indie development going forward.

He stated that he had talked to the president of Nintendo of America, Reggie Fils-Aimé, about how they could change the whole region locking practice often employed by Nintendo and also gave several insights into how the company could address the future of indie game development at Nintendo.

Read more after the jump!

The list of games released by Nintendo this year is impressive, featuring top-rated titles like Mario Kart 8, Super Smash Bros. for 3DS and Wii U, Bayonnetta 2, Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, and many more. Nintendo has been polling players via Club Nintendo to find out what the fan-favorites from the year were. With over 600,000 votes in hand, Nintendo has put together a video showcasing some of the top-ranked games, along with comments from Club Nintendo members praising their favorites. Hit the jump to check it out!

Nintendo might have been a little naive about their Pokémon Global Trade Station (GTS) network, where players can trade their Pokémon for those of other players online. It's a brilliant idea, but it doesn't exactly take into account the inherent malicious nature of some of the game's more mature players, who have managed to hack the system so that they can name their Pokémon with rather explicit names.

Now, players are taking it upon themselves to try and clean up GTS. As part of the movement known as #CleanUpGTS on Twitter, Pokémon players are adopting the unfortunately named Pokémon, renaming them, and then releasing them back into the GTS network.

Read more after the jump! (WARNING: Due to the subject matter of this article, there are instances of explicit language and racial/gender slurs.)

Entertainment analyst Michael Pachter has been an influential figure in the financial side of the gaming industry for his analysis of video game developers and publishers alike, with many of his opinions sparking either controversy or changes in the industry.

In his recent return at the PlayStation Experience, Pachter dished out his opinions on Sony's future exclusives, and a few harsh words toward Nintendo.

Head inside to see what he had to say!

WayForward Technologies, creators of Shantae and the Pirate's Curse, have recently explained why it is that they have always supported Nintendo and its consoles, and why they will continue to do so in the future. In short, they really support Nintendo's fans, believing that they are the most faithful and respectful in the industry, as well as the most willing to wait for, and appreciate, a high-quality game.

Read the full quote after the jump!

The weekly hardware and software sales number for Japan are in courtesy of Media Create, and it looks like the holiday sales surge has begun. 3DS, Wii U, and PS4 all saw increased sales this week, and 3DS topped the charts with over 150,000 units sold between all four of its models.

In software, the newest version of Yokai Watch 2 dominated the charts by selling over 1.2 million in just two days. The new-gen version of Grand Theft Auto V launched in Japan this week, and PlayStation 4 sales jumped from 16,000 to 68,000 as a result. Hit the jump to check out the full breakdown!