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Nintendo first teased new video game hardware under the code name NX over a year ago, and they recently revealed that the upcoming console will release in March of next year. Because Nintendo is keeping official details quiet, we mostly have just rumors and unconfirmed reports regarding its launch lineup. One game that could be available on the console at launch is Metroid-inspired indie sensation Axiom Verge.

The action-platformer is already available on PC and PlayStation 4, and it's on its way to Vita, Wii U, and Xbox One. Commenting on a USGamer article about NX, developer Tom Happ revealed that he's also aiming to have the game on Nintendo NX at launch, but (much like us) he still knows virtually nothing about the upcoming console, so it looks like he wasn't among the fortunate few to receive an NX dev kit.

There are tons of gaming enthusiast podcasts out in the wild, but almost none of the top-tier podcasts are made specifically for Nintendo fans. That's where we come in! We here at Gamnesia are bringing you a new episode of "Nintendo Week," a podcast made for Nintendo fans by Nintendo fans.

This week was filled to the brim with rumors, so join Alex, Ben, and Colin as we try to navigate the murky waters of this week's news cycle. Before the break we talk about Bayonetta's recent Smash Bros. controversies, the upcoming Mega Man cartoon, and much much more. After the break we head to The Gossip Stone to discuss several rumors, including whether NX is getting ports of four major Wii U games, Pokémon auctioning off its movie rights for a live-action film, and much more. You can check out the episode below—or if you'd like to save it to listen later, you can check the latest episode out on iTunes, available now. And be sure to head inside to get a rundown of all the Nintendo news from the last week!

Nintendo has been making a much larger effort in recent years to reach out to indie developers to bring great games to 3DS and Wii U. They've got a handful of great games coming to their platforms this Spring and Summer, and they've released a new video to highlight what's coming from their "Spring Partners," both indie and AAA. The video largely focuses on Tumblestone (coming to Wii U and New Nintendo 3DS this Summer) and Axiom Verge (coming to Wii U in Q2 of this year) and includes brief interviews with the developers of both, but it shows off other games as well. You can check it out by clicking below.

Supergiant Games already has two big indie hits on their hands, critically-acclaimed titles Bastion and Transistor, and they've just unveiled their next game. Supergiant's newest project is called Pyre, and it boasts "rich atmospheric presentation and storytelling" and RPG gameplay.

In Pyre, you lead a band of exiles through an ancient competition spread across a vast, mystical purgatory. You'll be competing against other exiles in hopes that you are deemed worthy enough to be absolved of your transgressions and return home. Pyre will launch on PlayStation 4 and PC sometime in 2017, and you can check out the reveal trailer by clicking below!

Azure Striker Gunvolt 2, coming to the 3DS this year, has had new details released by 4Gamer regarding its companion characters. This new information includes screenshots from the game as well as some artwork.

Find out more and see a gallery of the screenshots and artwork after the jump!

Independently developed games often do not get the recognition they deserve. It is always wonderful to see a developer pass the barrier between the niche and obscure into the mainstream and popular because of this. Chucklefish Games is one such developer, as their game Stardew Valley has just surpassed one million sales. In a recent statement sent to Polygon, Chucklefish confirmed that its farming and life simulator has hit around 1,007,000 sales as of April 13th, making it the third most downloaded game on Steam of 2016, behind Ark: Survival of The Fittest and H1Z1 (according to SteamSpy).

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Runbow is an action-racing-brawler hybrid unlike many that came before, launching as a Wii U-exclusive in August last year. Developed by Toronto-based 13AM Games, this indie title was a hit with players at home before release thanks to the Nindies@Home program, and with a roster packed with indie guest stars, an unprecedented 9-player setup, and an incredibly funky soundtrack, it is easy to see why Runbow is a veritable gem of a game on the eShop.

The fun doesn't end there, however, as 13AM Games has revealed that downloadable content for Runbow is on its way this Thursday. Coming to the game are four new costume packs for Val and Hue, a new mode called "Satura's Space Adventure" which stars the game's villainess in her own playable campaign, and Lilac from GalaxyTrail's Freedom Planet as a new guest character.

Check out the announcement trailer after the jump!

The winners are in for this year's BAFTA Game Awards. Taking away the title of Best Game is Fallout 4, which beat out The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, Rocket League, Everybody's Gone to the Rapture, and Life is Strange. The awards were also dominated by indie games, with Sam Barlow's Her Story, Psyonix's Rocket League, and The Chinese Room's Everybody's Gone to the Rapture receiving three BAFTAs each. Meanwhile, this year's BAFTA Fellowship honor (of which one is awarded per year) went to game designer John Camarck, co-founder of Id Software.

For the full list of awards and recipients, head inside.

There are tons of gaming enthusiast podcasts out in the wild, but almost none of the top-tier podcasts are made specifically for Nintendo fans. That's where we come in! We here at Gamnesia are bringing you a new episode of "Nintendo Week," a podcast made for Nintendo fans by Nintendo fans.

Join the Nintendo Week crew once again as Alex, Ben, and Colin navigate the waters of being a Nintendo fan in these bizarre times. News includes Street Fighter's producer wishing for a Nintendo crossover game, Nintendo's whole new online infrastructure, and the recent controversies around Alison Rapp and her termination from Nintendo. After the break we check in on our recent gaming progress and then take some listener questions for the Mystery House, including subjects like a modern EarthBound game, Pokémon following the Fire Emblem Fates model, and how Nintendo can win back the youngest generation of gamers. You can check out the episode below—or if you'd like to save it to listen later, you can check the latest episode out on iTunes, available now. And be sure to head inside to get a rundown of all the Nintendo news from the last week!

Smooth McGroove is a YouTuber known for his stunning a capella covers of famous video game themes, with several recordings of his voice forming a choir. Earlier today, Smooth McGroove posted a video where he covered the "Spider's Dance" theme from Undertale. As usual, the music is great, and watching Smooth play with his cat, Charl, adds a lot of charm to the experience. This is his second Undertale cover in the past few weeks, as he covered the famous "Megalovania" in a different video about a week ago.

Follow after the jump to watch the video!

There are tons of gaming enthusiast podcasts out in the wild, but almost none of the top-tier podcasts are made specifically for Nintendo fans. That's where we come in! We here at Gamnesia are bringing you a new episode of "Nintendo Week," a podcast made for Nintendo fans by Nintendo fans.

Join Alex, Colin, and Ben as they discuss tons of recent news, including details on Pokémon GO, Marin in Hyrule Warriors, Sakurai's latest Famitsu column, and a revolutionary new tech that could completely change Smash Bros. After the break, we discuss the touchscreen ideas presented by the recent NX controller "leaks," because though they may be fake, the real deal may actually be very similar. We close off the episode with some questions from the Mystery House, including our favorite characters in Smash and Mario Kart, localizing new games for the SNES Virtual Console, and why Zelda U needs to go cross-gen on the NX. You can check out the episode below—or if you'd like to save it to listen later, you can check the latest episode out on iTunes, available now. And be sure to head inside to get a rundown of all the Nintendo news from the last week!

A big part of the popular indie hit Stardew Valley is played by the relationships between characters. Not only is the player able to build intimate friendships with all the characters, but they are also able to marry a selection of them. It doesn't matter which gender you are, all eligible bachelors are available to be romanced by both genders. In a recent interview with Kotaku, developer Eric Barone (also known as ConcernedApe) let it slip that there is a big chance that he is going to expand the selection of characters players will be able to marry.

Head inside for more information and to read his exact words!

After an absence of a couple months, Smooth McGroove has come back to YouTube a couple of weeks ago, and he is applying his legendary a capella skill to well-known video game songs again. His most recent video is an excellent a capella cover of Megalovania, the song that plays when fighting the final boss of Undertale's genocide route. Megalovania is not only one of the game's most beloved songs, but also a signature song of developer Toby Fox, as he has used other versions of the song in projects he has worked on before.

Head inside to give Smooth McGroove's cover a listen!

Originally scheduled for June 2014 in its Kickstarter pitch, backers for Heart Machine's Hyper Light Drifter showed up in droves and went above and beyond to support the game, pushing its release date much further ahead to make way for a plethora of extra features. Its titular character drifted around the indie gaming scene ever since with crossover cameos in Runbow, Indivisible, and Shantae: Half-Genie Hero, but a recent update from the game's developer finally revealed a release date for the anticipated indie title.

Hyper Light Drifter will first launch next week on March 31st on Steam, compatible with both PC and Mac, and with the news came a fantastic new trailer for the A Link to the Past and Diablo-inspired game. Check it out after the jump!

An alleged breach in contract has led to a lawsuit by Dungeon Defenders developer Trendy Entertainment against Ark: Survival Evolved developer Studio Wildcard. Trendy alleges that their former president Jeremy Stieglitz—fired after employee reports of harsh treatment and sexism were publicized—violated the terms of his contract's non-compete clause by soliciting Trendy employees for work on Ark. His wife, Susan Stieglitz, is a co-founder of Studio Wildcard, which has only credited Jeremy Stieglitz as a "consultant" on the project.

Read more after the jump.