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After the last Nintendo Direct, New Play Control! Pikmin, the re-release of Pikmin that came out for the Wii almost eight years ago, launched on the Wii U eShop in Europe. Nintendo promised that the game would be coming to North America shortly after, but they didn't announce an exact date at the time. Yesterday, the company released a new trailer for the eShop version of New Play Control! Pikmin, which revealed that the game is coming to North America in less than two days, on Thursday, September 29th. The game will only cost $19.99.

Catch the trailer after the jump!

In 2012, Square Enix released an MMO based on the Dragon Quest series called Dragon Quest X. Unfortunately, the MMO had never made it to the West, and fans have been very vocal about its localization. During a developer discussion at PAX West for Dragon Quest VII, one fan asked Square Enix's Noriyoshi Fujimoto about the possibility of Dragon Quest X coming to the west. According to Fujimoto, translating an MMO like Dragon Quest X is a difficult task and would not make much sense from a business standpoint. If enough fans demand Dragon Quest X to come west, however, then Square Enix could look into it.

Would you like to see the Dragon Quest MMO come to the west? Head inside to discuss it in the comments!

There are tons of gaming podcasts in the wild, but Nintendo Week stands alone as it recaptures all the fun of Nintendo in the form of a weekly show. Every episode brings news recaps, discussions, games, music, and more to create a show for all kinds of Nintendo fans, whether they're new or old, passionate or passing-by.

Join the fun as we discuss the new series Pokémon Generations, new Ultra Beasts from Sun and Moon, Nintendo's strategy for making mobile vs. console games, Nintendo's new position for someone to enforce DMCA takedowns, Pokémon GO's further-declining numbers, and tons more. You can check out the episode after the jump—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!

If you're looking for some high-quality platforming action on Wii U, we've got some great news! Donkey Kong Country Returns was a critically-acclaimed, top-selling hit on Wii, and it made its way to Nintendo 3DS back in 2013. North American players will soon be able to pick it up on Wii U as well, as Nintendo has announced that it's coming to the Wii U eShop tomorrow, September 22nd. Like other Wii releases on Wii U, Donkey Kong Country Returns will sell for $20. You can check out its eShop announcement trailer by clicking below!

When the Wii launched in 2006, the console became an instant hit with the general public; many people had difficulty trying to find that console during the 2006 holiday season. During this particular era, many publishers felt a little opportunistic and signed as many titles as they could to make some major profits. In a recent interview with MCV, SEGA of Europe boss Jurgen Post admitted that SEGA lost focus on quality during that time period.

Read more after the jump!

The WarioWare series is renowned for its wacky and fast-paced gameplay, making the games popular at parties. One of the series' most popular titles, WarioWare: Smooth Moves, launched on Wii back in 2006, and it has now made its way to the Wii U Virtual Console. The title features over two hundred microgrames which require you to move and handle the Wii Remote in various ways. The game launched on the North American Wii U eShop yesterday, so you can download it now for $19.99.

What's your favorite WarioWare game? Let us know in the comments!

Nintendo's NX is still shrouded in mystery, officially speaking, but inside sources have been leaking information about the console to publications both major and minor for quite some time. The latest reports state that NX's controller will feature Wii-like motion control and that its development kits feature a social sharing button and a split D-Pad, similar to the DualShock 4 controller.

This was one of the talking points on a recent episode of Nintendo Week, our Nintendo-themed podcast here at Gamnesia, and we believe these reports are completely accurate. Check out the discussion video after the jump for our full thoughts, or keep reading for a brief, brief summary.

A few months ago, we found out about a modder who completely remade Super Mario 64's Bob-Omb Battlefield as an area in Super Mario Galaxy 2, and it turns out he's not finished yet! In fact, YouTuber MeTheMarioMan has set his sights much higher, as he is now attempting to completely remake every level from the Nintendo 64 classic with the Galaxy 2 engine. While they may not be perfect recreations, as not every asset of 64 exists in the Wii title, he's still made a great deal of progress and already has several levels looking great.

Make the jump to check them out!

To fill the gap the discontinuation of Project M left behind in the Smash Bros. scene, a fun new Brawl mod has surfaced by the name of Super Smash Bros. Legacy XP. The new mod is an all-encompassing hack that includes several individual mods released over the past few years—including Project M itself—in one complete package, such as new playable characters, several stage variants, and the return of Melee announcer Dean Harrington.

While work on the mod itself is not yet done, that doesn't mean you can't enjoy a taste of the fun in advance. The Smash Bros. Legacy team has released a beta version of the massive hack and an exciting launch trailer with it. Check it out after the jump!

While Mario Sports Superstars has me excited to join some of my favorite Nintendo characters on the sports fields, it turns out that we won't have to wait until Spring 2017 to do so. Tomorrow, Mario Strikers Charged launches on the Wii U eShop for $19.99. This zany soccer game lets you play in seventeen interactive stadiums as you use Skillshots, MegaStrikes, and more to whip your opponents into submission. Mario Strikers Charged can be enjoyed either as a single player experience or with up to four local players—an unfortunate situation for those looking to showcase their skills online.

Who will be picking this up at launch? What other games would you like to see come to the Wii U eShop? Let us know after the jump!

There are tons of gaming podcasts in the wild, but Nintendo Week stands alone as it recaptures all the fun of Nintendo in the form of a weekly show. Every episode brings news recaps, discussions, games, music, and more to create a show for all kinds of Nintendo fans, whether they're new or old, passionate or passing-by.

Join Alex, Ben, and Colin in an extra-long episode as they discuss tons of news from the past few weeks, including Nintendo's involvement with eSports, Pokémon GO's decline in users, recent and extremely thorough reports about NX, and tons more. After the break we dig into this morning's Nintendo 3DS Direct to discuss Super Mario Maker, Poochy & Yoshi's Woolly World, Zelda Amiibo, Animal Crossing, the 2D Pikmin game, and lots more.

You can check out the episode after the jump—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!

Today's Nintendo Direct had a ton of great news for gamers, but even it didn't contain all the Nintendo news for the day. Alongside The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword, a second Wii title was re-released for the Wii U Virtual Console today in Europe: New Play Control! Pikmin, the Wii version of the GameCube cult hit that uses the Wii Remote as its controller. Not only that, but to celebrate these two titles' arrival on the eShop, Nintendo of Europe is also offering a special deal on these two games: buy one, and you can get the second for 50% off!

Make the jump to learn more!

Zelda fans are eagerly awaiting the launch of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild on Wii U and NX, but another Zelda game is launching on Wii U first. During today's Nintendo Direct, Nintendo announced that Skyward Sword, originally on Wii, is coming to the Wii U eShop. No pricing details were announced, but Wii re-releases on Wii U are typically $19.99. You'll be able to pick up Skyward Sword on Wii U sometime today.

In the January 2015 Nintendo Direct, the late Satoru Iwata announced that Wii titles were coming to the Wii U eShop. The Wii was home to a great number of fantastic games throughout its lifetime, and the prospect of some of its greatest hits being re-released onto its successor's digital storefront was a salivating one to many Wii U owners. Unfortunately, while the idea is certainly commendable, Nintendo at large has been very sloppy with its execution.

Read on after the jump for more, and be sure to join the discussion in the comments as to which Wii games you feel Wii U owners are sorely missing out on!

There are tons of gaming podcasts in the wild, but Nintendo Week stands alone as it recaptures all the fun of Nintendo in the form of a weekly show. Every episode brings news recaps, discussions, games, music, and more to create a show for all kinds of Nintendo fans, whether they're new or old, passionate or passing-by.

Join Alex, Ben, and Colin this week, as it's filled with a lot more Pokémon in the News Block, followed by a super short round of Fortune Street and Gossip Stone, where we're gonna talk about a new controller patent and the rumor that NX is launching with Mario and Pokémon games within its first six months. You can check out the episode after the jump—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!