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It's been a long time coming for Breath of the Wild fans, but we finally have a release date for the The Champions' Ballad DLC pack. Surprise, it's actually available tonight! You read that correctly, tonight! Aside from the previously-announced story content and new dungeon, this pack features some new costumes, a warpable horse, and, once you beat all the challenges in the DLC, even a motorcycle dubbed the "Master Cycle Zero."

Are you ready to dive back into the world of Breath of the Wild and learn even more about the Champions? Check out the trailer inside and don't forget to actually download the pack!

The Game Awards are finally being presented tomorrow, and many gamers are excited to see which title from 2017 will claim the prestigious Game of the Year award. To add to this excitement, there will be many special guests to hand out the awards this year.

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The Nintendo Switch has yet to wrap up its first year on store shelves, and with a number of blockbuster releases already under its belt, another highly anticipated title is set to drop for the hybrid platform tomorrow. JRPG lovers are looking forward to sink their teeth in Xenoblade Chronicles 2, but recent comments by Monolith Soft president Tetsuya Takahashi have also caught the attention of fans of the Nintendo subsidiary's Wii U venture.

In an interview with Japanese gaming publication 4Gamer, Takahashi shared some interesting comments on Xenoblade Chronicles X and the possibility of a Nintendo Switch port for the game in the future.

Read on after the jump for more details!

Nintendo has gotten into the game of distributing DLC for their first party titles relatively recently compared to other companies. That being said, it usually proves worthwhile, whether it's the extra cups in Mario Kart 8 or the challenging two-pack expansion to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. This makes the potential for even more DLC for the Switch's launch title juggernaut all the more tantalizing, and there is reason to believe there could be more adventuring coming our way.

Hop off the Great Plateau and paraglide into the full article to learn why the Zelda community is speculating!

Games are being acclaimed left and right; it's finally award season, meaning this year's most well-received titles are raking in the accomplishments and praise. Fans recently voted for the 2017 Golden Joystick Awards, and they've named The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild for the Wii U and Nintendo Switch the ultimate game of the year, among many more distinctions.

Paraglide into the full story to see the developers' acceptance speech and read the full list of award winners!

The Game Awards will be airing on December 7th this year, and the nominees have all been officially announced. There are many different categories this year, such as Best Performance, Best Student Game, Best Chinese Game, and many more. But most people watching the show will be looking at one award in particular: Game of the Year. The contenders for this biggest category include Super Mario Odyssey, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Persona 5, Horizon Zero Dawn, and PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds.

Head inside for the entire list of nominees!

While this morning's Nintendo Direct focused almost exclusively on the upcoming Xenoblade Chronicles 2, a brief mention was given to yet another of Nintendo's major releases from 2017: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. It turns out that another quest will be coming to the latest Zelda game in just a couple of days, via a free update. While we don't yet know what exactly this quest will require of Link, we do know its reward will be the outfit of Xenoblade Chronicles 2's main protagonist, Rex.

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It's the end of October, and that means two things: Halloween is just around the corner and Stranger Things 2 has finally arrived! For those excited about the newly released season of the Netflix original series, the excitement doesn't have to stop after the last episode because you can now download all new skins of your favorite Stranger Things characters to Minecraft!

You can check them out after the jump!

Some Nintendo fans might be worried that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild's second DLC expansion doesn't even have a release date with only two months left in the year. However, Reggie Fils-Aime has reassured us all that the new content is coming before the year ends with plans to announce a release date soon.

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We have known for a while now that Miiverse is about to shut down this upcoming November. What with some dedicated fans trying to save the platform by archiving all of its posts, Wii U and Nintendo 3DS owners have reacted differently to the impending closure of the social media app. Some of Nintendo's most notable developers have even posted artwork bidding farewell to this unique, yet perhaps underutilized, platform.

Make the jump to see a gallery of the best artwork from Nintendo staff!

Pokkén Tournament DX is the latest in Nintendo Switch's fast-growing library of games, upgrading the Wii U's Pokkén Tournament with extra modes and five new Pokémon fighters. Head inside to read our review.

What have we wrought? After the recent Nintendo Direct revealed that gamers will have the chance to play as Mario in a bathing suit in Super Mario Odyssey when it launches on October 27th, fans have already created a new mod that allows you to play as shirtless Mario in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U.

If this was something you wanted for some reason, feel free to triple jump into the article and check it out!

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has seen enormous success and critical praise ever since its launch in March, so it was hardly a surprise when Nintendo announced new Amiibo based off the four Champions of the game: Daruk, Mipha, Urbosa, and Revali. During today's Nintendo Direct, these Amiibo got a quick segment detailing what they will unlock in Breath of the Wild, as well as their release date: November 10th.

Head past the jump to see their awesome functionality!

Fans of 2D exploration games are in for a treat these next few weeks. Metroid: Samus Returns is coming to the Nintendo 3DS this Friday, and now it looks like Axiom Verge will be releasing early for the Nintendo Switch via the eShop on October 5th. According to a recent eShop posting, the game will release at a price of $19.99 on October 5th, just a few weeks before the physical standard edition and Multiverse Edition were previously slated to release. However, the physical edition of the game has now been pushed back to a November release with no specific date.

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Memelords and legitimately interested Nintendo fans everywhere were likely a tad disappointed when Nintendo announced that the Wii U and Nintendo 3DS social media platform Miiverse would be closing down on November 8th. As such, most people assumed that—unless they backed up their own posts—lots of the Miiverse content would be lost to the ether a couple months from now.

Just don't tell that to the engineer behind Drastic Actions, a site recently dedicated to preserving the entirety of Miiverse. Make the jump to learn more.