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Nintendo recently revealed that the long-awaited Zelda game for Wii U has been delayed again, and it will now launch in 2017 on both Wii U and the upcoming NX console. Nintendo didn't initially give a more exact release window, but many speculated that it would launch in March, as that's when NX is releasing. Later, the official Nintendo Press Site seemed to confirm these suspicions, as it listed Zelda for a March release. However, Nintendo has since edited the listing on their press site, and the game's release date is now simply listed as 2017.

Splatoon's Squid Sisters have become popular and iconic characters, even giving live performances in Japan, and now they're finally getting their own Amiibo. Nintendo announced today that Callie and Marie Amiibo will be launching on July 8th in a dual pack for $24.99. Scanning the Squid Sisters will unlock live, in-game performances. Additionally, Nintendo is releasing alternate color Amiibo for the Inkling Girl, Inkling Boy, and Inkling Squid for $12.99 each or in a 3-pack for $34.99. You can check out a trailer for these fresh new Amiibo by clicking below!

After leaving Capcom, Mega Man co-creator Keiji Inafune and the development team at Comcept began working on a spiritual successor to Mega Man known as Mighty No. 9. It's been over a year since the Kickstarter-funded action-platformer was originally scheduled to release, and we still don't have a concrete release date. Back in January, Mighty No. 9 was delayed for the third time (despite promises that there would be no more delays after the second), this time to a generic "Spring" release window.

Unfortunately, it's looking like Mighty No. 9 may be delayed yet again. Promotional materials for the long-awaited game were spotted at retailer EB Games, and they list a Summer 2016 release window for the game. Comcept has not yet commented on the supposed delay, and they haven't issued any updates on the game's Kickstarter since January.

Ultra-challenging platformer Super Meat Boy has been out for years, but it's still not available on any Nintendo platforms. After months of hints, the popular game was finally confirmed for release on Wii U last month, and co-creator Tommy Refenes revealed that it would launch "in a couple months." We finally have a more concrete release date now, as the European Wii U eShop has listed the game for release on May 12th with a price tag of €14.00. An exact release date has not yet been announced for North America, but the wait shouldn't be much longer. In the meantime, you can check out a new trailer by clicking below!

The past fiscal year was underwhelming for Nintendo in terms of hardware sales, as both 3DS and Wii U failed to hit their targets, even though said targets were set low in the first place. Additionally, Nintendo revealed that they're only expecting to sell 5 million 3DS units and 800,000 Wii U units this year, down from the 6.79 million and 3.26 million units the two devices sold last year, respectively. Speaking with investors during a Q&A session, Nintendo President Tatsumi Kimishima explained how Nintendo expects to be more profitable than last year despite the declining forecast for hardware sales. Hit the jump for more.

Nintendo launched Splatoon nearly a year ago, but the game experience was far from complete at launch. Nintendo has been regularly releasing free updates, adding in new weapons, stages, fashion items, and more. Additionally, they've tried to keep a healthy and active online community by regularly holding Splatfest competitions.

The latest Japanese Splatfest, sponsored by 7-Eleven, attracted over 790,000 players, setting a new record. With 1.49 million copies of Splatoon sold in Japan, that means over half of the Japanese audience joined in for last weekend's tournament. Nintendo President Tatsumi Kimishima told investors he considered it "no small feat" for Nintendo to engage that many players in an event nearly a year after launch.

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.

Yesterday was Nintendo's investors' meeting, which revealed tons of information about their upcoming year, so join Alex, Ben, and Colin as they sort through a mountain of news, including new mobile games for Animal Crossing and Fire Emblem and a ton of financial information. After the break, we discuss Star Fox Zero and its related animated short in the Game Corner before finishing off the show with a discussion segment on NX, Zelda U, and E3 2016, all of which Nintendo officially discussed. You can check out the episode below—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 last week!

The weekly hardware and software sales numbers from Japan are in, courtesy of Media Create, and it was another slow week in Japan despite a flurry of new releases. Star Fox Zero made its debut in Japan last week, and between the standalone game and the Star Fox Guard bundle, it sold just over 25,000 copies. One Piece: Burning Blood took the top spot for the week on PlayStation 4, and its Vita version took the number two spot. Hardware sales remained relatively unchanged from last week. You can check out the full breakdown by clicking below.

Xenoblade Chronicles was a critically-acclaimed hit on Wii, and Nintendo has given it new life on New Nintendo 3DS as Xenoblade Chronicles 3D. Nintendo also re-released the game on the European Wii U eShop last August, and they recently revealed that it's coming to North America as well. Monolith Soft's RPG is now available on the eShop for just $19.99. Nintendo has released a trailer to celebrate the digital release, highlighting the game's story, characters, battle mechanics, and more. You can check it out by clicking below!

We had a lot of big news from the Nintendo investor meeting last night, among which was an announcement that Zelda U has been delayed until 2017 in order to launch both the Wii U and NX versions simultaneously. Though that in itself doesn't tell us much, Nintendo's press site paints a more colorful picture. According to the site, Zelda U will launch in March 2017. This just happens to coincide with the NX launch window, so I don't think it's too far of a stretch to suggest that Zelda U is going to be an NX launch title. However, until we have more official dates or a confirmation, this is purely speculation. In any case, fans will only have to wait 11 more months to get their hands on the next big Zelda adventure!

Nintendo recently held their quarterly investor's meeting, and as they prepare to launch a new console codenamed "NX" in the coming year, it naturally bore an unusually high volume of news—26 stories, to be exact. It's been just over twelve hours since the meeting began, so catching up to all that information can be extremely daunting. Luckily, this article right here is your one-stop shop to catch up on everything that we learned from the long night of news. So head past the jump and read all about it!

For the past two years, Nintendo has been giving their customers the chance to expand the amount of content available in their games thanks to DLC and their new Amiibo figures. According to Nintendo's newly-released financial report, the company will be continuing to take advantage of both of these ideas during the next fiscal year. The report states that Nintendo will be expanding the Amiibo product line-up while also providing new experiences that use the figures; it also stated that Nintendo will continue to release new downloadable content for their games to "enhance the characteristics of each game" and "maintain their popularity." Head inside to check out an excerpt from the report.

Did you miss out on the original Xenoblade Chronicles for Wii? Turns out you're in luck, because you will soon be able to download it to your Wii U for the fantastic price of $19.99 USD. The game, which got a Wii U eShop release in Europe last August, is now getting a North American digital release. Monolith Soft's Xenoblade Chronicles will be available on Wii U eShop as part of Nintendo's Virtual Console service beginning tomorrow, April 28th. For all the info on this eShop release, head to the official webpage.

With the NX coming out next year, the Wii U might not have that long of a future anymore. Production of this home console could end as early as March 2018 (a year after the NX is planned to launch), as both Reuters and the BBC claim that Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima himself stated that this could happen. This comes in an indirect contrast with an earlier report from Japanese newspaper Nikkei, which states that the Wii U would get discontinued this year.

Released back in 2012, the Wii U has not been doing well, but be that as it may, nobody can say that Nintendo would be getting rid of it quickly in this scenario. That's because six years isn't a short time for a home console to be a company's main device; even the very successful Nintendo Wii also had just around six years of production (from December 2006 to October 2013).

A Pikachu-themed Pokkén Tournament controller is coming to Japan in June for ¥3758 (around $34). Developed by HORI, the special yellow and black controller will provide a more vibrant alternative to the regular Pokkén Tournament controller, which is in white and grey. These controllers are designed specifically to work with Pokkén Tournament and aim to provide an arcade-like experience for console users. There is currently no information on a worldwide release.