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Fond memories yesterday as the Nintendo DS celebrated its 10th birthday. It grew up so fast, didn't it? Of course it started out clunky and weird, but it made decent accomplishments in life—losing some weight with the DS Lite and accommodating those big-handed gamers with the DS XL. Not to mention all of the games that have been released for the handheld within the past ten years!

Head past the jump to tell us your fondest DS memories.

After the highly successful The Walking Dead series of interactive adventures, Telltale Games announced a few exciting, new projects. Among these lies Game of Thrones, an episodic adventure revolving around the highly successful book series and TV show of the same name. Until last week, however, there has been almost no information released about it—this includes a complete lack of screenshots. Interestingly enough, though, a Twitter account entitled @lifelower posted 8 images from the game that were promptly removed.

You can hit the jump to see all 8!

2010's Just Cause 2 has become something of a surprise hit—intentionally campy from beginning to end, the entire game went for a distinctly B-movie-esque atmosphere. With Steam offers lowering the cost down to as little as $2.99, its sales have reached upwards of 6 million copies. This sudden increase of units sold led many to fear for Just Cause 3's future when a leak was released showcasing microtransactions.

However, Avalanche Studios' recent blog post announcing Just Cause 3 in an official capacity has put our worries to rest with a confirmation that it will be a fully-featured $60 release that won't nickle-and-dime players into oblivion. Of course, this doesn't mean that Avalanche will be dropping it post-release. Hit the jump for the full quote!

Indie developer Bertil Hörberg gave an interview recently regarding his popular futuristic Western sidescroller Gunman Clive. The game was released back in 2013 on several mobile platforms and received critical acclaim for its gameplay and art style.

In the interview, Hörberg discussed the announcement of a sequel to the original game. He also mentioned the possibility of bringing the sequel to the Wii U and other platforms once he has it released on the Nintendo 3DS.

Read more after the jump!

While Nintendo's upcoming year is focused on expanding what can be done with Wii U and 3DS, Nintendo is eyeing much more diversified plans for the future. In 2016 and 2017 Nintendo intends to roll out health and fitness quality of life (QOL) enhancing products in a subscription-based model

Naturally, Nintendo's investors have a lot of questions and doubts regarding this new venture, and Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata addressed these concerns for the future by pointing to Nintendo's history. Hit the jump for details!

We all know that Pokémon is popular, whether it be the trading card game, the video game, or the anime series, but have you ever wondered how much the games themselves have sold? Well now, thanks to Siliconera, we have estimated of numbers of how many copies the games from Ruby and Sapphire to X and Y have sold over the past few years. It's really cool to see the numbers on just how well the franchise has been doing as of late!

You can read more, and see the figures for yourself, after the jump!

Everyone who follows video games knows the story of Nintendo 3DS by now. The ambitious handheld sold great on day one with lots of people interested in checking out that fancy new stereoscopic 3D, but after the initial surge, sales were abysmal for months. In order to spark sales before the holidays, Nintendo slashed the price by $80. That, coupled with some hits games like Mario Kart 7, sparked a turnaround, and 3DS started selling like wildfire.

Unfortunately for Nintendo, sales have slowed again, and pretty dramatically. 3DS was expected to sell 18 million units win 2013, but only sold 12 million, and sales have declined further in 2014. As of the latest update, 3DS is now selling slower in the US than PSP, DS, Game Boy Advance, and Game Boy Color. Hit the jump for the breakdown. 

Satoru Okada has been a huge part of the Nintendo team for nearly 40 years, joining the company in 1975 and eventually working as an engineer at Nintendo Research and Development. Along with Gunpei Yokoi he helped create the original Game Boy and the Game & Watch lineup, as well as co-directing the original Metroid, Kid Icarus, and Super Mario Land. After that, Okada became the General Manager of Nintendo's Research & Engineering department where he was the chief designer of Game Boy Color, Advance, Advance SP and Nintendo DS. We thank Okada for a lifetime's worth of childhood memories and wish him well!

Although you may think of Nintendo as just a video game company, they've been around much longer than the rise of video games. Nintendo started as a trading card company, and over time evolved into other forms of entertainment, eventually focusing most of its resources on video games. Nintendo has a long history, and yesterday actually marked its 125th anniversary. In celebration, IGN has put together a video countdown of the top 125 best Nintendo games of all time. From classics like Donkey Kong to newer games like Super Mario 3D World, this countdown showcases many of the greatest titles in Nintendo's video game history. Hit the jump to watch the video and list some of your favorites in the comments!

We all remember the first time we heard of Twitch Plays Pokémon. The gaming phenomenon quickly gathered many fans, all attempting to steer one pixelated boy towards his goal (or off the nearest cliff). Now, nearly half a year later, the crowdsourced social experiment is still going strong, with viewer numbers having been higher than those recorded for the Stanley Cup finals.

More info after the jump!