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Nintendo GameCube, for all the nostalgia-fueled love it gets, was Nintendo's least successful home console of all time, selling less hardware (21.74 million units) and software (208.57 million units) than any other home console in Nintendo's history. As such, Microsoft essentially stopped viewing them as valid competition. According to Peter Moore, the former Microsoft Vice President and head of Xbox from 2003 to 2007, when the company was designing Xbox 360 and preparing for its launch, they were solely focused on competing with Sony and "completely discounted Nintendo." Hit the jump for more!

During E3, Nintendo announced that Donkey Kong and Bowser will be playable in Skylanders SuperChargers thanks to some new crossover figurines that work both as Amiibo and as Skylanders toys. Re-styled as Turbo Charge Donkey Kong and Hammer Slam Bowser, these two are the first ever "guest stars" in a Skylanders game, and a new trailer has been released to celebrate. You can check it out by clicking below!

Warren Spector is from Disney International Studios, and he had a brief interview with Nintendo Life where he discussed his love for Nintendo. He likes the fact they they separate themselves from competitors from graphic, creative, and design standpoints. He also believes strongly in Nintendo's future in the industry.

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Back in January, Nintendo announced that Club Nintendo, the company's customer loyalty service, would be closing its doors for good on June 30th; now, that day is almost here.

Club Nintendo will be shutting down forever in North America tomorrow at 11:59 PM PT, making today and tomorrow the last days to cash in your coins; currently, there are not any physical rewards left on the site, but there is still a huge selection of downloadable titles that you can grab if you have any leftover coins.

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.

Today we get back into the routine of news discussions, starting up with a boatload of news for Metroid Prime: Federation Force and the surrounding debacle, Star Fox Zero, Hyrule Warriors Legends' mystery characters, Zelda U's development progress, Nintendo executives looking back on the Wii U as they gear up for NX, and lots, lots more. Head inside to give it a listen!

The newest update for Project M, a fan-developed mod for Super Smash Bros. Brawl that aims to make the game more competitively viable, has now been released. Project M 3.6 Beta is now available for download on the official site's download page. In the post announcing the update's release, it was explained that this release was labeled as a beta to avoid changing the version number after any remaining bugs were found by players and patched out. The newest update brings with it new character skins, music and sound effects, stages, and a variety of changes to character balance and miscellaneous features.

The announcement was accompanied by a release trailer, which you can check out after the jump!

In an interview with the Wall Street Journal earlier today, Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime explained how the partnership with Activision for two Skylanders and Amiibo crossover figures came to be.

According to Reggie, the idea was set in motion four years ago when Skylanders began development and came to Nintendo; then, after Nintendo announced Amiibo last year, Activision reached out to Nintendo again with their idea for Skylanders SuperChargers. After that, the idea became serious. Head inside for Reggie's full quotation.

In an interview with Game Informer, Shigeru Miyamoto revealed that Star Fox Zero initially started out as a Wii project. "I work very closely with the programmer of Star Fox 64," said Miyamoto. "Basically, every time we get new hardware, we do a Star Fox prototype." For the Wii prototype in particular, Miyamoto and company decided that it could make for a full game. Do you think it shows that Star Fox Zero was birthed from a last-gen prototype? Comment inside.

With the recently announced Skylanders: SuperChargers game coming to stores in September, Activision reached out to Nintendo in order to develop something special for Wii U owners. While Skylanders already maintains their own unique characters in the game's virtual worlds, Activision wanted to merge Nintendo's well known IP into the mix as well. As such, Activision will feature Donkey Kong and Bowser Skylanders for the Nintendo versions of Skylanders SuperChargers, both containing Amiibo compatibility. However, this does not mean that Activision is open to teaming up with Nintendo for all Amiibo manufacture.

Read more and check out the gallery after the jump.

In light of E3, Nintendo is currently holding a huge E3 sale for its eShop that offers price cuts of up to 30% – which they proclaim is its biggest sale of the year. Super Mario 3D World, Super Mario 3D Land, Hyrule Warriors, The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap, and Yoshi's New Island are just some of the offerings from Nintendo, but other entries from the Mario, Zelda, and Yoshi series are also available. There are even entries from the LEGO and Just Dance series!

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Alright guys, we have officially reached the conclusion of E3 Day 2 here at Gamnesia, and it was a whopper! Today, four companies showed off some great games in their press conferences. Microsoft showed off Halo 5 and Gears 4, and EA featured Star Wars Battlefront and Mirrors Edge Catalyst; Ubisoft then talked about The Division and Assassin's Creed Syndicate, and Sony capped the day off by unveiling The Last Guardian, a Final Fantasy VII remake, and Shenmue III. However, that's only the beginning! If you missed anything, hit the jump to get caught up on everything, including our exclusive editorials!

Alright, today's third press conference is now over! Ubisoft just wrapped up their conference that featured new game announcements like For Honor, Anno 2205, and the hilariously named South Park: The Fractured But Whole; we also got information about previously-announced games like Assassin's Creed Syndicate, The Division, and Rainbow Six Siege, as well as new expansions for Trials Fusion and The Crew. Did you miss out on any of the news from the conference? Don't worry, you can head inside to read all of the stories from the event!

The new Just Dance game was shown off at Ubisoft's press conference at this year's E3, and it featured a live presentation from Jason Derulo, performing his new single "Want to Want Me."

Just Dance 2016 will be available on all platforms, and for the first time in the series' history, you can play the game with your smartphone instead of a controller. The game is releasing October of this year on all platforms.

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Rodea the Sky Soldier, the last game for Nintendo's Wii console, has been delayed until October 13th in North America and October 16th in Europe. The delay is not a large one, seeing as the previous release date was September 22nd and 25th in the US and Europe respectively, but NIS America still feels bad, so the 3DS version will get a launch-edition of the game, including a special box and soundtrack. The Wii U edition will come with a free Wii version of the game, as well.

Larger version of the 3DS Launch edition after the jump.

We've acquired an insane amount of new details about Skylanders SuperChargers! There have been 20 new characters and vehicles added since it was announced a few days ago. Not only that, but each character has a signature vehicle with its own animations. There's a few videos showcasing the gameplay that you can watch.

Head past the jump to learn more!