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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, Ben, and Colin as they discuss Kimishima's recent interview with Asahi Shimbun, where he discussed tons of information on Nintendo's plans for filmmaking, mobile games, and the NX, as well as news on Yooka-Laylee, Hyrule Warriors, and more. After the break, we have a long Game Corner segment where we not only touch upon tons of games, including Captain Toad, Minecraft, and more, but we discuss the lessons Zelda U can learn from The Wind Waker, as well as other games like Dark Souls, The Witcher, and 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!

GameStop recently had its quarterly financial conference call, during which it revealed its predictions of possible NX sales revenue for the company when the console launches. Executive Vice President of Business Strategy Mike Hogan discussed these sales during the conference call, estimating that even if the NX just does 20% better than the Wii U, it could generate over $2.7 billion dollars in revenue. But if it did just half as well as the Wii, the console could sell enough units to earn the company over $7.5 billion.

During the Q&A section of the call, Hogan also addressed the rumors about the NX having cartridge media, saying that while the company cannot confirm these rumors, cartridges would be beneficial as they are easier to package and refurbish. Overall, however, Hogan stated that the company is excited for the NX and the possibility of physical media for the device.

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For years now we've been enjoying manga adaptations of the popular Legend of Zelda series thanks to Akira Himekawa, a pair of talented manga artists who work under a singular pen name. The latest in their line of Zelda stories, this time based on Twilight Princess, began releasing in Japan in February. Initially there was no word on a Western release, but it has now been confirmed that VIZ Media will be localizing the manga and releasing it in English. Additionally, TOKYOPOP Deutschland will be localizing the Twilight Princess manga into German. Prices and release dates for the localized versions have not yet been revealed.

Mario has been Nintendo's biggest franchise (and one of the most iconic franchises in all of gaming) for decades, and Nintendo decided to shake things up for the plumber last generation with Super Mario Galaxy. Taking to space for the game's setting, Galaxy had revolutionary, gravity-based gameplay that resonated with millions of gamers.

Mario's space adventure and its sequel are the subjects of the latest episode of Did You Know Gaming. The new episode digs into the franchise's past, shedding light on the game's incredible soundtrack, inspiration from Zelda games, unused characters discovered in the game's code, why Yoshi was left out of the first game, and more. You can watch by clicking below!

Good Smile Company is known for their fantastic hobby products and beautifully detailed figurines. Earlier this week, Good Smiles released a new video showcasing their latest figurine of Link from The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword. The Link figurine is is approximately 20 cm in height and will cost you 15,800 yen ($143.00). While the figurine will not be released until November, you can preorder the figure from now until July 27th at 9:00 PM JST.

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Nothing is worse than the sinking feeling you get when you reach over to grab a snack while grinding some low level slimes and all you feel is an empty bowl. Well, now your hunger can be sated with some special Dragon Quest anniversary slime cookies. Square Enix is releasing these treats in November; however, you have up until July 23rd to preorder them for 3,610 Yen, or around $32. The cookies come in two flavors, Maple and Chocolate, and will come in limited edition tins. The cookies are available for preorder on the official Japanese Square Enix store.

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It took nearly a whole year since its PAL region launch, but PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure has finally arrived on the Virtual Console for Wii U in North America. Developed by Creatures Inc., this 2009 Pokémon spinoff tasks the series' adorable mascot in retrieving the fourteen pieces of the shattered Sky Prism that once protected the titular PokéPark. To that end, Pikachu must befriend the many Pokémon there and borrow their talents to clear the various attractions around the park, ultimately winning back the pieces of the broken Prism to restore the park to its previous, peaceful state.

You can download PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure today for $19.99, though it will take up 2113 MB of your Wii U hard drive.

Read on after the jump for the rest of this week's Wii U eShop highlights!

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, Ben, and Colin as we bring you an episode completely dedicated to subjects from our dear listeners. This week we introduce two brand-new segments: Trainer Tips, where we give you the best of our advice on troubles you face in gaming, and The Sacred Realm, where we pontificate on the subjects you want to hear us discuss. This week we offer advice on Splatoon's various modes and how to fill out a collection of GameCube games. Then in The Sacred Realm, we discuss the differences between regional Virtual Consoles, 3DS customization, and the Mother 4 fan game. Afterwards we briefly discuss the Super Mario Mash-Up Pack, which just launched in Minecraft: Wii U Edition, and we have wonderful things to say.

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!

Disney announced last week that they were shutting down their self-published console game business, therefore ending the Disney Infinity series. Despite being number one in the toys-to-life genre, Disney did not believe that this department was earning them enough revenue.

Before the cancellation, however, various sources have revealed that there were major plans for Disney Infinity going forward. Some of the new figures and play sets were going to be based on upcoming films such as Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Cars 3, Star Wars Episode VIII, and Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales. The content for Rogue One was scheduled to be released later this year, while the other content would launch alongside Disney Infinity 4.0. Read more after the jump!

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 this week for an extra-long News Block, featuring long discussions on all of this week's huge stories, including our first look at Pokémon Sun and Moon, Minecraft's official new Mario content, news on Nintendo's mobile games and E3 presence, a new Nintendo slogan for a new Nintendo era, and so 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!

Disney is one of the best at making money in the realms of TV and film, but Disney's video game division has suffered massive financial losses in recent years. As a result, Disney massively scaled back, laying off hundreds of employees and refocusing their efforts almost exclusively on Disney Infinity and mobile games.

While Disney has praised the sales of Infinity, it appears the toys-to-life game has not performed well enough to return Disney Interactive to profitability. Disney announced today that they are ending Disney Infinity after the release of the upcoming Alice Through The Looking Glass and Finding Dory packs. In fact, with Infinity cancelled, they are discontinuing their "self-published console games business." They will also be closing down Avalanche Software, the developer of Disney Infinity, laying off around 300 people.

The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess contains some incredibly moving and powerful orchestral music, and fans have been enjoying it all over again in the game's HD re-release. A fan has now made an orchestral arrangement which incorporates some of the game's most loved tunes. The medley is 30 minutes long and includes everything from Ordon Ranch to the Twilight Palace, and many more. You can listen to it in the video above, and also watch a slide show of some Twilight Princess artwork as it plays.

Head inside to check out the orchestral medley!

Nintendo fans seem more and more to be growing up alongside Nintendo consoles—that is to say that their fanbase seems primarily composed of young adults and adults who've stuck with the company through and through, and less so of younger kids who are just being introduced to the company. On the 55th episode of Nintendo Week, our Nintendo-themed podcast here at Gamnesia, a listener asked what we think Nintendo can do to start winning back kids in numbers as big as they used to see in the days of the NES and other earlier hardware. Check out the discussion video after the jump for our full in-depth response, or keep reading below for a brief, brief summary.

The making of custom Mario levels has never been limited to just Super Mario Maker. Custom levels have been around since the dawn of ROM hacking with games like Kaizo Mario. More recently, fans have been making custom galaxies for Super Mario Galaxy 1 and 2 using homebrew Wii programs. One such fan named MeTheMarioMan has used one of these programs to recreate the iconic Bob-Omb Battlefield from Super Mario 64 earlier this year. The homemade level manages to pretty accurately represent the classic world with only the limited assets of Super Mario Galaxy 2. One notable exception is the absence of a traditional Chain Chomp, which, while featured prominently in Bob-Omb Battlefield, did not appear in Super Mario Galaxy 2. Those interested in exploring the level themselves can find some basic instructions on how to do so in the video description.

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Xenoblade Chronicles was a critically-acclaimed hit on Wii, and Nintendo has given it new life on New Nintendo 3DS as Xenoblade Chronicles 3D. Nintendo also re-released the game on the European Wii U eShop last August, and they recently revealed that it's coming to North America as well. Monolith Soft's RPG is now available on the eShop for just $19.99. Nintendo has released a trailer to celebrate the digital release, highlighting the game's story, characters, battle mechanics, and more. You can check it out by clicking below!