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Another nostalgic game has been released for the Wii U's Virtual Console, and this time it's DK: King of Swing. This GameBoy Advance Donkey Kong title was released in 2005, near the end of the handheld's lifespan, developed by Paon, and published by Nintendo. It received mainly positive reviews, but was panned for being shorter than people wanted. 

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Mario Kart 8 director Kosuke Yabuki gave interviews with both GameSpot and IGN regarding the recently released Zelda x Mario Kart DLC content. Within these interviews, Yabuki provided some interesting facts regarding the crossover tracks, but remained vague on functionality with future Amiibo figures. Check after the jump to see what he has to say!

On November 8th, 2014, GameStop held a sneak-preview Super Smash Bros. for Wii U tournament. Some of the top smashers from across the US West Coast lined up to get their hands on the controllers and fight each other to the death. However, a small ten-year-old girl, nicknamed "Karissa the Destroyer," somehow plucked each player off the roster one by one. How did she do it, you ask?

Read more after the jump to find out!

The official Splatoon Twitter has been abuzz lately with brand new info regarding the single player story mode. For instance your character will don a different costume called the "Hero Suit," and there will also be a mysterious old-man squid that will help guide the player through the story mode.The most recent set of news gives us an idea as to what the objective of the story mode is and reveals some useable constructs that that the player can interact with.

Head inside for more info!

The Big Shuffle is a horde-based action platformer created in Unity and is currently in development under a small team known as Wind-up Giants for the Wii U eShop. Supporting up to four players, The Big Shuffle allows users to pick one of four classes — The Striker, The Engineer, The Sniper, and The Captain — who have been tasked with defending a 1920's inspired futuristic city from an onslaught of angry robots.

Make the jump to find out more and view a video that showcases some early stages of gameplay. 

Nintendo's newest attraction is Amiibo, a line of NFC figurines that bridge the gap between collectibles and video games. The idea of toys that can be scanned into your games was popularized first by Activision with Skylanders, and Disney Infinity followed suit soon after.

Cindy Gordon, Nintendo's Vice President of corporate affairs, believes Amiibo are different enough to separate themselves from the competition, and a pair of industry analysts have weighed in with their projects. NPD Group's Liam Callahan sees a strong future for Amiibo, while Wedbush Securities' Michael Pachter remains unimpressed. Hit the jump to see their thoughts!

Making friends is simple in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U. If you want to keep in touch with the people you meet during online Smash battles, you can actually send them a friend request right away from inside the game. Padding your friends list has never been easier, and now you don't have to worry about missing out on a chance to get revenge on that Jigglypuff that dominated you last round. Happy Smashing!

Smash Bros. fans would certainly be happy to see downloadable content added to the game, be it characters, stages, music, or even new costumes for the playable fighters. Unfortunately, Masahrio Sakurai and the development team behind Super Smash Bros. have no plans for any downloadable content besides Mewtwo.

We learned this just two days ago when Sakurai told IGN that there wasn't anything planned, but Sakurai has now reconfirmed with GameSpot that Mewtwo is the only DLC we should expect.

Were you surprised when Sakurai announced that Rayman, the popular character from third-party developer Ubisoft, would be getting his own trophy in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U? Well then, you'll also be surprised to know that two additional Rayman characters were also included as trophies! 

Fans have discovered trophies for Rayman characters Globox and Barbara in the game, in addition to the aforementioned Rayman trophy. 

What do you guys think about Rayman receiving three trophy representatives in Smash? Sound off in the comments!

Recently revealed on Nintendo's website, the classic light gun shooter Duck Hunt is going to have a reticle on the screen, in order to show where you're pointing your controller.

This was likely done to accommodate for the lack of light gun, which has been replaced by a Wii Remote in the Virtual Console version.

Also shown is a support for the game's 2 player mode, but whether or not this goes beyond controlling the ducks has yet to be seen.

How do you feel about this change? Head inside to tell us!