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The ESRB has published a rating certificate for Super Mario Kart for the Wii and Wii U platforms. As expected, the classic Mario Kart got an E rating, but this does tell us that Nintendo plans to release Super Mario Kart on the Wii U eShop. The certificate has no content descriptors.

You can see the certificate after the jump.

Last week, we got our first look at the music for Pokémon: Symphonic Revolutions, the new concert tour for Pokémon music coming later this year. Now, we've got two more previews for you to listen to!

These two new previews, which come from YouTubers GlitchxCity and TheJWittz, feature the Team Rocket hideout theme from Pokémon Red, Blue, and Yellow (and FireRed and LeafGreen) and a medley of battle music from the series. Keep in mind, these previews are still synthetic versions, not live recordings.

Head inside to listen to the previews!

Paying for content on the Wii U eShop has always been a bit of a hassle. If you don't have any money in your account, you have to go through the account settings, choose a credit amount, enter all your credit card information (or the long eShop gift card code), and then return to the payment page. You can save your card information, sure, but if something goes wrong with the account, you have to start from scratch. Wouldn't it be a lot easier if you could just swipe your card on the GamePad and be done with it?

Well, in Japan, that's what's about to happen—and a similar system may be coming worldwide. Head inside for more information.

PlayStation 4 is off to a monumentally fast start (at least outside of Japan), and according to Sony Computer Entertainment Group CEO Andrew House, you can partially thank Nintendo's Wii for that. PlayStation boss Shuhei Yoshida has previously expressed that he wants Nintendo to be "very successful" to help grow the gaming audience, as young Nintendo gamers often pick up PlayStation products as they get older. House expressed similar sentiments in an interview today, stating that PlayStation 4 is targeting the Wii audience.

Here's a great deal if you haven't picked up some of the latest 3DS titles yet! Best Buy is going to be running a killer sale on Nintendo products next week; starting on July 20th, select 3DS first-party titles will be available in a buy one get one free promotion. Selected titles include Tomodachi Life, Kirby Triple Deluxe, and Yoshi's New Island.

Additionally, the retailer will have the Mario and Luigi 3DS XL bundle available for $169.99 ($30 off); they'll also have the Wii U Pro Controller available for $29.99 ($20 off), and you'll get a $10 Best Buy gift card with the purchase of a Wii Remote Plus controller.

These are some pretty great deals if you ask me! I'll be heading in to at least pick up Tomodachi Life and one other game. How about you guys?

Ah, another Club Nintendo year has come to end. I've earned my platinum status once again, with the help of a 3DS XL purchase. This year will be a tad tougher though, without any hardware to purchase. But, enough about me. The end of a Club Nintendo year also marks the end of a Club Nintendo month, and that means four new downloadable games are available as rewards.

What's on the menu for the month of July in North America? Well, on the 3DS there is Metal Torrent and 3D Classics: Kid Icarus. On the console side, Donkey Kong Jr. is available on the Wii U, while Paper Mario can be redeemed on either the Wii U or Wii.

Will you be downloading any of these four titles? Sound off in the comments.

The last thing GameStop needs is more bad PR, but this time they are truly doing it to themselves. One model that currently exists out there is that various retailers and consoles get exclusive content. This isn't something new and while fans have always hated it, it hasn't shown any slow down in sales. GameStop is apparently looking to go one step further, and get involved in early development so they can offer a more substantial chunk of the game only through their outlet. This isn't some additional hour of gameplay folks, but rather a significant chunk. Head inside.

According to the official website for the Evolution Championship Series (or EVO), Nintendo is an official sponsor of the 2014 event.

The event, which consists of fighting game tournaments including Super Smash Bros. Melee, came into the spotlight last year when Nintendo attempted to prevent the Melee tournament from being streamed. They later backed down, and we learned earlier this year that Melee would officially be a part of the 2014 event. However, this is the first we have heard about Nintendo sponsoring the event.

What do you guys think? Personally, I think it's great to see Nintendo embracing the competitive Smash community.

In his recent bi-weekly column in Famitsu, Masahiro Sakurai stated that Miyamoto personally requested that he include Pac-Man in Super Smash Bros. Brawl.

Sakurai recalled Mr. Miyamoto asking, "Can't we have Pac-Man as a guest character?" At the time, Mr. Sakurai found it too far-fetched (much like the Mii). He also talked about the considerations that he makes when deciding to add a character. While Pac-Man didn't make it into Brawl, he will be appearing in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS.

What do you guys think? Head inside to take a look at the column.

Project M, for those unfamiliar, is a fan-made expansion to Super Smash Bros. Brawl, which features new stages, characters, costumes, faster gameplay, and dozens of other exciting new features. The latest major addition, Turbo Mode, was released just a few months ago, and now the team has announced the next plan: All-Star Versus Mode.

The main Super Smash Bros. series features an “All-Star Mode,” in which one single player takes on the entire Smash Bros. cast one after the other. All-Star Versus Mode brings this idea into the traditional multiplayer matches and allows you to choose more than one character to play as, rotating them out after each K.O.

For a better idea of what All-Star Versus Mode is all about, check out the trailer after the jump!