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In an interview with YouTube star iJustine, Nintendo's legendary Shigeru Miyamoto shared some minor details on his upcoming Star Fox game for Wii U. The GamePad screen will be utilized to display a first-person cockpit view during gameplay, while the television screen will present the standard third-person perspective familiar to the series. Miyamoto also stated that the game is planned to feature a form of Amiibo integration, though he did not elaborate any further.

Follow the jump for the full interview!

Dan Adelman served as Nintendo's head of digital content and development for nearly a decade, working with independent developers to bring great games to Nintendo's eShop. Adelman no longer works for Nintendo, but he's still got a lot of ideas about how they can improve their digital platform, as well as ideas for how the indie gaming scene in general can be improved across all platforms. Adelman sees sales data transparency as an area that needs improving on all platforms, but for Nintendo specifically it's all about taking advantage of the unique hardware. Hit the jump to check it out!

YouTube star iJustine recently interviewed Shigeru Miyamoto and his ever loyal interpreter Bill Trinen. Naturally discussion turned to Zelda Wii U and the footage which was recently shown off at the Game Awards. Miyamoto was then asked about how his team approached the gameplay and story elements for a Zelda title with such a massive world. His answer will have any Zelda fan who loves exploration salivating.

Hit the jump to find out what he said!

With the second wave of Amiibo having been released this week, it's no doubt that a lot of people have purchased one and are currently enjoying all the features that they bring Nintendo's various games. Fortunately, for those of you who haven't been able to pick up any Amiibo from the newest wave, YouTuber ShiryuGL has made a video that will hopefully tide you over. The video shows off a couple of Wave 2 skins in the character select menu. However, most of the video shows a Mii dressed as Captain Falcon tearing up the track in Mario Kart 8. I'm pretty sure the only thing more satisfying than that is watching the Falcon Amiibo land a perfectly timed Falcon Punch in Smash.

What did you think of the video? What Wave 2 Amiibo do you want the most? Let us know your thoughts in the comment section!

During November's Nintendo Direct, we learned that the NES classic Duck Hunt is coming to the Wii U Virtual Console; now, we know that we can look forward to shooting 8-bit ducks next week.

Today, Nintendo announced that Duck Hunt will be launching on the Virtual Console on December 25th – Christmas Day. The game will use a Wii Remote instead of the classic light gun, and the game will feature an on-screen reticle.

Are you guys looking forward to the return of Duck Hunt? Sound off in the comments!

In a recent interview with YouTube personality iJustine, Shigeru Miyamoto discussed the possibility of Zelda Wii U and Star Fox Wii U having Amiibo support. While no specific details were discussed, Miyamoto did confirm that Nintendo is planning of some form of compatibility with both titles. You can check out the full interview after the jump!

Entertainment analyst Michael Pachter has been an influential figure in the financial side of the gaming industry for his analysis of video game developers and publishers alike, with many of his opinions sparking either controversy or changes in the industry.

In his recent return at the PlayStation Experience, Pachter dished out his opinions on Sony's future exclusives, and a few harsh words toward Nintendo.

Head inside to see what he had to say!

WayForward Technologies, creators of Shantae and the Pirate's Curse, have recently explained why it is that they have always supported Nintendo and its consoles, and why they will continue to do so in the future. In short, they really support Nintendo's fans, believing that they are the most faithful and respectful in the industry, as well as the most willing to wait for, and appreciate, a high-quality game.

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English speakers looking to keep informed on all the latest details on the upcoming arena shooter Splatoon can breathe a deep sigh of relief. Whereas updates from the developers were previously shared only in Japanese via the game's official Twitter account, we recently got an official source for translations. The Splatoon Tumblr blog will provide all the official development news in English, meaning non-Japanese speakers will no longer need to wait for any gaming news outlets to provide the translated material. The blog already has many of the Twitter account's previous posts available for us English speakers.

The weekly hardware and software sales number for Japan are in courtesy of Media Create, and it looks like the holiday sales surge has begun. 3DS, Wii U, and PS4 all saw increased sales this week, and 3DS topped the charts with over 150,000 units sold between all four of its models.

In software, the newest version of Yokai Watch 2 dominated the charts by selling over 1.2 million in just two days. The new-gen version of Grand Theft Auto V launched in Japan this week, and PlayStation 4 sales jumped from 16,000 to 68,000 as a result. Hit the jump to check out the full breakdown!