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The popular "Smashified" series has been re-imagining fan-favorite video game characters in the style of Super Smash Bros. for over a year and a half now, and the show recently expanded to include other characters re-imagined as Super Smash Bros. trophies. Smashified Trophies is back with another impressive time-lapse video, and this time artist Sean Hicks is turning Cackletta from Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga into a 3D model fit for Smash. You can check out the video by clicking below!

Back in July, Nintendo surprised us by announcing the NES Classic Edition. This $60 plug and play console comes loaded with 30 classic NES games, including hits like Mario, Zelda, and Metroid. Managing to snag a preorder for one of these retro goodies has been difficult, and even if you did get your order in, you might not receive the console at launch.

Amazon UK has announced that they won't be able to fulfill all preorders when the NES Classic Edition launches on November 11th. Customers will receive their orders on a first come first served basis, and emails will be sent out to indicate the estimated shipping date. Amazon UK expects to fulfill all preorders by mid-December. So far we haven't heard about shortages for other regions, but we'll be on the lookout for any updates to the situation.

When Nintendo 64 launched back in 1996, Nintendo was faced with the daunting task of converting many of their popular franchises from 2D to 3D. The extra dimension allowed for game-changing innovation, but it also created a host of new challenges for Nintendo, and that included rethinking how characters control and interact with the environment.

An old interview with Shigeru Miyamoto (originally featured in a Japanese strategy guide for Super Mario 64) was recently translated into English for the first time, giving us an inside look at Nintendo's development process during this transitional period. In the interview, Miyamoto reveals that the team had to shift their thinking with Super Mario 64, as levels designed for precision jumping were proving problematic. Hit the jump for more!

Yesterday we reported that a Nintendo 64 emulator was available for purchase on Xbox One, allowing gamers to play classic Nintendo games on their Microsoft console for just $10. Unsurprisingly, this wasn't allowed to stand for long. Much like the Nesbox emulator, Win64e10 has quickly been pulled from the Xbox Store by Microsoft. However, those who downloaded the emulator already can continue using it, and Win64e10 is also still available for purchase on the Windows 10 store.

Xbox One owners can now play Nintendo 64 games on their home console. No, Nintendo didn't announce a surprise partnership with Microsoft, but their Universal Windows Platform program (which allows developers to bring their Windows 10 apps to Xbox One) has made the unthinkable possible. A Nintendo 64 emulator app called Win64e10 has been available on Windows 10 via the Windows Store for a few months now, and the app's latest update has made it available on Xbox One as well. Hit the jump for more details!

Nintendo recently celebrated its 127th anniversary, and the BBC decided to mark the occasion by digging through their archives to re-release a decades-old video showing Shigeru Miyamoto at work. The footage, originally captured in 1990, was the first time Nintendo ever allowed cameras inside their development studio, and it includes a brief look at the Mario development tool that would eventually help pave the way for Super Mario Maker. Hit the jump for more!

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!

Pikachu sits at #25 in the National Pokédex, but after the electric mouse took on a major role in the anime, it quickly became the most recognizable Pokémon and the mascot for the entire franchise. No one expected the little yellow rodent to become such a huge hit, however, and that includes the creators of the franchise themselves. In a recent interview with the Wall Street Journal, The Pokémon Company's CEO, Tsunekazu Ishihara, stated that "none of us really thought Pikachu was particularly special," but today it now adorns everything related to the franchise, including Ishihara's own business cards.

Ishihara also brought up Exeggutor, a personal favorite of his, and you can see his comments on its new rise to fame after the jump!

Capcom released Final Fight 2 on the SNES back in 1993, and then released its sequel, Final Fight 3, two years later in 1995. The side-scrolling action games are set in Metro City, and the player controls the city's mayor, Mike Hagger, who is a former pro-wrestler. Now, Nintendo is bringing both Final Fight 2 and 3 to the North American New 3DS virtual console library.

Head inside to find out more!

PlayStation just recently got done hosting its part of the Tokyo Games Show, during which they showcased a new trailer for Horizon Zero Dawn, announced the action-RPG Nioh's release date, and released 18 minutes of gameplay footage from The Last Guardian. But gameplay footage wasn't the only thing that PlayStation released concerning The Last Guardian, as they ended their entire part of the show with a fairly moving trailer. The trailer takes a look at Team ICO's previous games, Ico and Shadow of The Colossus, ending with a transition to the newest game in their legacy, The Last Guardian.

You can watch the trailer after the jump, confetti and all!

Nintendo recently revealed that players will be able to skip much of the story in the upcoming Zelda game, Breath of the Wild, heading straight to the final boss if they so choose. As it turns out, an exploit in the original Legend of Zelda (only found in version 1.1 of the Famicom version of the game) tops that ability, letting you skip straight to Princess Zelda herself just a few minutes into the game. Hit the jump for more!

Back in 1986, Square Enix released one of their first games called King's Knight for the NES. This vertically scrolling shooter has players dodge and destroy any objects or enemies in your way. During this week's Tokyo Game Show, Square Enix announced King's Knight: Wrath of the Dark Dragon, which is a remake of the NES version as a mobile game that combines the original scrolling elements with an RPG style, updated camera perspective, and re-orchestrated music. King's Knight: Wrath of the Dark Dragon is a free-to-play mobile game and will be released sometime this year for iOS and Android.

Check out the trailer after the jump!

Nintendo's NX is on the horizon, and it hopefully won't be long before Nintendo officially unveils what the system is. So we think now is a perfect time to remember the biggest features we wish the console would offer when it's finally in our hands.

This was one of the talking points on a recent episode of Nintendo Week, our Nintendo-themed podcast here at Gamnesia, and they range from the totally-expected to the totally-farfetched. Check out the discussion video after the jump for our full thoughts, or keep reading for a brief, brief summary.

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney came out almost fifteen years ago, on October 12th, 2001. Since then, Capcom has released six main Ace Attorney titles and four unique spin-off games, and Ace Attorney has become one of the company's most beloved and recognizable franchises.

To celebrate the series' upcoming anniversary, Capcom released this nostalgic video, which chronicles the history of the Ace Attorney franchise. The video shows a few scenes from every game in the series, from the original Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney to 2016's Spirit for Justice.

Nintendo's classic Super Mario 64 is one of the most beloved and iconic games ever made, but have you ever found yourself wishing it featured Toad just a little more prominently? Well somebody sure did, because a mod now exists that turns every texture in the game into Toad's face. Additionally, Mario himself has been swapped out with Toad, and most of the game's text has been replaced with repeated uses of the word "Toad." You can check out footage of this nightmarish mod by clicking below, and you can download the patch here.