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Decades ago, Nintendo and SEGA were bitter rivals, competing with each other in the video game hardware business with their various consoles and multiple mascots. Eventually, SEGA discontinued their efforts in hardware and decided to primarily focus on creating software.

While the company had some competition with Nintendo in the past, they weren't afraid to put future SEGA titles on their systems. Of course, this included one of their most famous properties, Sonic the Hedgehog. Takashi Iizuka, head of Sonic Team, explained that they decided to develop for Nintendo systems because that's what all the Sonic fans were playing.

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A show on The Game Theorists channel on YouTube called Deadlock pits two people against each other to discuss a hotbutton issue in gaming, with each person choosing a side of the argument to defend. In the latest episode, the show's creator MatPat takes on Reggie Fils-Aimé, president of Nintendo of America, in a debate about motion (and touch) controls in Zelda. MatPat argues that the controls ruin Zelda's gameplay due to imprecision and lag, and that these new control schemes are change for change's sake; on the other hand, Reggie believes that the different control schemes allow Nintendo to design worlds that have different properties and enemies that have unique weaknesses. Head inside to check out the full debate and to decide who won!

Today marks 25 years since Sonic the Hedgehog released on the Sega Genesis. To celebrate this, SEGA has released a retrospective video that briefly outlines each major release in the series. SEGA even poked a little fun at the infamous Sonic the Hedgehog (2006).

You can check out the video 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, Ben, and Colin as they discuss a megaton of news from E3 through now, including Nintendo's comments on Link's gender, hints that Pokkén Tournament is getting three DLC fighters, Nintendo's comments on remastering olderPaper Mario games, actual news about the NX for once, and the idea of several Zelda spinoffs, starring Sheik, Zelda and more. And partway through the show, listen in as we ask whether we should continue to consider Nintendo a video game company, or start to think of them as an entertainment company instead.

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 past week!

Disney has stopped creating new content for Disney Infinity, but now we have caught a glimpse of what they initially planned to appear in Disney Infinity 3.0, since Infiniteer Adventures has shown us the Dr. Strange figure that could have been. Benedict Cumberbatch (the actor who plays Dr. Strange in the upcoming movie) could have graced our figure shelves, but alas, it was not meant to be.

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During a Fire Emblem live event in Japan, it was announced that Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance will be getting an art book that’s set to come out July 29th in Japan, with a companion book for Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn coming at some point in the future.

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Nintendo has revealed that Super Paper Mario, the 2007 Wii title, is available right now on the Wii U eShop. Super Paper Mario is the third game in the franchise, and introduces Mario's ability to jump between dimensions. It became available today, June 16th, and is the standard Wii game price of $19.99. The latest game in the franchise, Paper Mario: Color Splash, has been receiving lots of attention recently at Nintendo's E3 Showcase and is coming to Wii U on October 7th.

At their E3 2016 showcase, Ubisoft announced that the new Just Dance is coming to the Nintendo NX in 2017. When asked further about the NX, Ubisoft's Alain Corre had some interesting information to share. He said Nintendo is "addressing the family market in a very different way," and believes that the console will "recapture a lot of the lapsed Wii players."

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During an interview at Nintendo's E3 2016 Showcase, Zelda series' producer Eiji Aonuma revealed that a HD remake of The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword is "definitely possible." However, Aonuma believes that releasing a remake alongside Breath of the Wild may be a little "weird," because this new game is meant to be an evolved and expanded version of Skyward Sword. Read on for more information and for the full quote.

Ubisoft's E3 press conference just wrapped up, and they had a ton of games and gameplay to show off throughout, including content for Watch Dogs 2, For Honor, South Park, and so much more. If you missed part of the show, or just need a refresher on what all was discussed, we've got you covered! Check after the jump for our full list of all the stories that came out of this showcase.

Ubisoft started off its E3 stream by channeling a bit of Broadway. Costumed people took to the stage and danced, followed by Aisha Tyler announcing Just Dance 2017. This game will be available on all platforms and PC this October, so you still have enough time to create the costumes and props necessary to recreate the performance that kicked off Ubisoft's conference at this year's E3. Just Dance 2017 will also come with a streaming service called Just Dance Unlimited, which will allow players to stream music to dance to.

Back in May, an assumed member of the now disbanded Project M development team released a ton of abandoned content from the mod's final development build on 4chan's video games board. Luckily for us, the original thread has been archived as well as broken down by Gaming Reinvented. The files include ported stages, various in-progress character variants and costumes, concept art, announcer dialogue, and much more. Head inside for a list of download links for the various packs and more information.

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 tons of news about Pokémon Sun and Moon, the upcoming Mega Man cartoon, Nintendo's E3 plans, and more, before addressing two big rumors from the past week: Nintendo's NX supporting virtual reality, and Mario Kart 8 getting a new pack of DLC. After the break we discuss our hopes and dreams for Zelda U one last time before E3 and then head to The Glitz Pit to debate which fully-evolved starter Pokémon would triumph in a massive battle royal.

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!

The video game industry has grown by leaps in bounds over the decades, evolving from a relatively unknown hobby to a cultural phenomenon. From the early days of 8-bit consoles like Famicom to today's consoles and the race towards photorealism, video game developers have been creating incredible experiences that stick with their fans for life.

Popular Japanese gaming publication Famitsu Magazine recently embarked on a mission to find the most memorable games from each major console, polling nearly 3,000 Japanese gamers to find out which games left the biggest impression on them. It's a massive list of classic video game adventures, and you can check it out by clicking below!

The Legend of Zelda is getting its next major installment next year, and many of us at Gamnesia have been turning to past games to scratch our Zelda itch and better understand the kind of game we want the next Legend of Zelda to be.

We had a large discussion about this on the most recent episode of Nintendo Week—our Nintendo-themed podcast here at Gamnesia—as Ben recounts his recent time with The Wind Waker, and we took a moment to focus on the bosses in the Zelda series. Check out the discussion video after the jump for our full thoughts, or keep reading for a brief, brief summary.