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In June 2015, about halfway through the development of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Satoru Iwata, the former president and CEO of Nintendo, tragically passed away due to complications from bile duct cancer. This was hard for the development team behind the game, who saw Iwata as a great inspiration and were deeply motivated by his memory in the years following his death. Recently, a Nintendo fan and YouTuber known as Seaniccus discovered a secret in Breath of the Wild that seems like it could be a hidden tribute to Iwata and his strong parental influence over Nintendo.

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If there's one thing I'll never get tired of watching on YouTube, it's domino art. YouTuber TheDominoKing has excelled in this craftsmanship, creating a wide variety of tributes to video games and television alike. This time, TheDominoKing has created a tribute to Pokémon Gold, Silver, and Crystal by immortalizing the Johto starters in domino form. The process of designing the mosaic took three days and almost 17,000 total dominos!

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A brand new Pokémon movie entitled Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You is set to release in Japanese theaters this summer. The movie is a retelling of the first season of the anime, highlighting some of the major events during Ash's time in the Indigo League. Of course, though Ash is the main character, it's his faithful partner in crime Pikachu who really steals the show. That's why, to celebrate the movie (which in turn celebrates the 20th anniversary of the anime), The Pokémon Company is giving away an Ash Pikachu as a preorder ticket bonus!

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Next month, Nintendo will release Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, an enhanced port of Mario Kart 8 with new characters, stages, and gameplay modes, on Nintendo Switch. In the first trailer, we learned of five new characters that will be added to the game: Inkling Girl, Inkling Boy, Bowser Jr., Dry Bones, and King Boo. A few days ago, Nintendo UK published a new overview trailer for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, in which the company announced another new racer, Gold Mario.

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Since their dual unveilings at the House of Blues last year, fans have become more and more familiar with Sonic Mania as its now-Summer 2017 launch approaches, all while SEGA has kept mum on the codenamed Project Sonic 2017. Yesterday, the company finally broke their silence on the next main 3D installment in the franchise during the official Sonic panel at SXSW, dropping a ton of new details at the event and even showing off an exclusive first look at proper gameplay.

See the newly-rechristened Sonic Forces in action for the first time after the jump!

Following its reveal during the 25th anniversary party, Sonic Mania quickly became one of this year's most anticipated platformers for bringing back the retro gameplay older fans have come to know and love. Unfortunately, word comes from SXSW 2017 that eager players will have to wait a bit longer for the classic celebration's launch.

Series director Takashi Iizuka addressed release date concerns for Mania during the official Sonic panel, stating that the game won't meet its predicted Spring 2017 release and has been pushed towards a summer launch window.

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If you're excited for the upcoming reboot of Disney's DuckTales cartoon and are looking for some more 80's nostalgia, then Capcom may have you covered. The company was well known for adapting cartoons from The Disney Afternoon into video games, and some of them are said to be the best NES games of all time. Now, Capcom is giving you another chance to play them with The Disney Afternoon Collection.

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Psyonix VP Jeremy Dunham recently held an interview where he explained why no Rocket League sequel is in the works. Apparently, the company doesn't want to break up the community it has already built and which is still growing, reaching 10.5 million copies sold and 27 million registered users. Dunham explains that the company won't consider releasing a sequel just to add a few new features, favoring updating the current game instead, assuring gamers that "we're in it for the long haul, if they're in it for the long haul."

As if to provide an example of their commitment, the developers over at Psyonix are tackling another popular sport to add to their game Rocket League. Make the jump for more info and for the new mode's reveal trailer!

Blizzard Entertainment has just posted a new Overwatch video where the developers discussed the inspirations behind Orisa, the game's newest hero. In the video, we see how the hero's abilities were developed, what the developers envisaged her role to be, and more—including, finally, the official date of her deployment into the game's main servers.

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Hello Games, creator of the somewhat notorious space exploration game No Man's Sky, has added a new update that brings several new elements to the gameplay experience. These include ground vehicles, improved graphics, support for PlayStation 4 Pro, and various new survival-oriented modes.

See the trailer for all this new content after the jump!

A fair number of Nintendo Switch owners have been reporting issues with the left Joy-Con, and Nintendo recently offered a few solutions. In order to shed more light on the issue, though, YouTube user Spawn Wave did a complete tear down of the Joy-Cons in order to find out what could be causing the left one to disconnect. During his tear down, which you can watch after the jump, Spawn Wave discovered that the left and right Joy-Cons have two different types of antenna. The right controller has a separate antenna, while the left has an antenna built into the circuit board.

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Many of you have probably been spending a healthy (or unhealthy) amount of time with The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Whether you're still exploring the Great Plateau or ready to face Calamity Ganon now, there's no denying Hyrule's latest adventure definitely had a lot of care and effort put into it. If you're wondering just how much work the game took and what the creation process was like, Nintendo has you covered.

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Minecraft fans have always been a creative bunch, but Minecraft user Mr. Squishy has taken it to the next level by creating a fully playable version of Pokémon Red in Minecraft. He worked on the project for over 21 months, using 357,000 command blocks. According to Mr. Squishy, Pokémon Red Version includes "all of the original game's features, along with a few iconic bugs." This enormous project was done manually, with Mr. Squishy walking a total of 2,832.89 kilometers in-game. Pokémon Red Version plays on a giant Game Boy, and it is even possible to change the color of the shell!

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Sonic Mania is the former fan-game that is coming out this Spring as an official Sonic game for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, and the Nintendo Switch. In the latest gameplay trailer for the game, you can check out the new Green Hill Zone Act 2, which is one of the original stages unique to this game. Featuring new gameplay mechanics, obstacles, and other tidbits, the design builds on the tropical theme we've grown so fond of in the first Green Hill Zone. Sonic Mania is releasing digitally on its respective platforms, but you can still preorder the collector's edition here.

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It's been a while since we've gotten a new addition to the Mass Effect universe, with the last installment having released back in 2012. Thankfully, Mass Effect: Andromeda finally releases later this month, and EA and BioWare have just given us a flashy launch trailer to keep everyone excited. From the music, to the visuals, to the voice acting, everything about this trailer is enough to get someone excited to dive back into the rich Mass Effect universe. "Now more than ever, we need a Pathfinder."

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