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It’s been almost a month since the release of Super Smash Bros. for 3DS. While many of us are still going strong, one aspect of the game has sparked a debate among the members of our staff. Or rather, not an aspect of the game proper, but instead the case it came in. That’s right, I’m talking about the cover art. I am under the impression that the Smash covers could’ve been much better. What purpose does the cover play and why are the Smash covers bad? Hear my thoughts after the jump!

One week ago tonight, Nintendo fans got to see the  Super Smash Bros. for Wii U 50-Fact Extravaganza, a livestream event which showcased a ton of new info about the much-hyped Wii U game. We at Gamnesia decided to sit down and have a discussion about our thoughts on the presentation, the news involved, and what it means for the game going forward.

The video  has been live on our YouTube channel for quite some time, but now that one week has passed since the direct, we think it's the right time to post it to the site. because sure to subscribe to us on YouTube to see more great video content like this before it goes up here on the main website!

There's been an avalanche of Nintendo stories today thanks to the company holding its second quarter investor's meeting. For those not familiar with the situation, Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata (and other important executives) meet with the company's investors and shareholders four times a year to talk game and console sales, finances, strategy, and more. After these meetings, Nintendo releases the data publicly. If you missed news or you're not sure what to make of all of it, we've got a full breakdown of what was announced and what it means for Nintendo. Hit the jump to dig in!

The seven guardian bosses of Deltora Quest I

Welcome to game proposals, where we outline a video game we’d like to see developed and make a case for its release. Developers take note!

Deltora Quest is the collective name of three series of short novels by Australian author Emily Rodda. The first series contains eight books; the second has three; and the third is comprised of four.

What’s striking about Deltora Quest is that its structure is very much that of a video game. It has the expansive world of Deltora, complete with maps, and even its own very distinctive and unique art-direction thanks to the cover illustrations of Marc McBride.

The party of Lief, Barda and Jasmine embark on three separate quests, where in each book they travel through towns, meet new races, conquer a dungeon, defeat a boss and obtain a collectible.

We're back with another weekly installment of Gamnesia's Game Clash! Every Monday we pit two video games against each other, and the winner is decided by your votes! This week's matchup is a battle of Wii U platformers. Super Mario 3D World features 3D platforming action in a simplified form that hearkens back to classic 2D Mario games while also offering mutliplayer. Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze improved on the immensely successful Donkey Kong Country Returns with HD graphics and more diverse gameplay elements. Which game do you prefer? Click below to cast your vote and join the debate!

Minis Tirith

Welcome to game proposals, where we outline a video game we’d like to see developed and make a case for its release. Developers take note!

When director Peter Jackson brought the crown jewel of J.R.R. Tolkien’s expansive mythology to the screen in the visionary Lord of the Rings trilogy, we were given a definitive and timeless movie experience. An ultimate Lord of the Rings gaming experience never followed.

There was the typical slew of uninspired movie-adaption games, plus some spin-off titles delving into other aspects of the myth like 2011’s War in the North or this year’s Shadow of Mordor. The Lego Lord of the Rings is sadly one of gaming's more enjoyable ventures into Middle-Earth.

Claire “Lightning” Farron is one insanely popular video-game heroine, albeit most gamers of the west seem loth to admit it. In Japan, Lightning was voted the all-time favorite Final Fantasy female, beating Yuna, Tifa and Aeris. Lighting has become a cultural gaming icon: a role model known for her courage and elegance.

So how is it that this inspirational character from Final Fantasy XIII and XIII-2 became the focus of bra-size and jiggling breast conversations leading up to Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII? What happened along the way?

Earlier today we polled our readers to see what you think about future DLC in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS, and an overwhelming majority is in favor! While some only want DLC if it's free (after all, Nintendo doesn't want players to feel like they're not getting the full game at launch), most agree that DLC could benefit the Smash series. I would also like to see future DLC support, and I don't mind opening up my wallet either. Of course, there's one condition: Nintendo needs to support Super Smash Bros. with more than just new characters for DLC. Hit the jump to read on!

My goodness, last night was crazy. Between a whole plethora of new modes, features returning with major updates from past games, and even Mewtwo in Smash, we've learned more than a lot of people can even keep up with! But luckily for you, we've gathered absolutely everything from last night's Super Smash Bros. for Wii U "50-Fact Extravaganza," including all the announcements they've made. We even broke down certain parts of the Direct to find stages, music, and lots of other info that you might have missed!

Head inside for all the juicy details!

Welcome to the second chapter of Secrets of Skyward Sword. This series digs deep into the game, uncovering mysteries of Zelda lore throughout Hylian history. This week's article takes a look at a mysterious and spiritual parallel world called the Silent Realm that plays a key role in Link's quest in Skyward Sword. Hit the jump to dig in!