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Last month Nintendo filed numerous trademarks for various intellectual properties including Mario Party, Paper Mario, Dr. Mario, and Punch-Out!!. Just a few weeks later, they're at it again. Another round of new Nintendo trademarks have just surfaced, less than one month before E3, including titles like Star Fox, F-Zero, and even Sin & Punishment.

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It's been three years since Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night debuted on Kickstarter. We've still got a bit to wait before we get our hands on this Castlevania spiritual successor, but developer Koji Igarashi is giving us something pretty sweet in the meantime. It's been so long you may have forgotten, but one of the Kickstarter stretch goals was for an 8-bit Bloodstained game, and it'll soon be available.

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Everybody has one special game in their life that they consider the pinnacle of perfection. It's the one thing you can always go back to that stands out above the rest. You never grow tired of it, and it always puts a smile on your face. You're often willing to look past all of its flaws because it had such a powerful impact on you as a person.

Which title do you always find yourself coming back to, despite its flaws? Even though you're aware it's not the best game in the world, what game are you willing to throw out their as the most important in your life?

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In celebration of the launch of Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze on Nintendo Switch, Did You Know Gaming featured it (and its predecessor, Donkey Kong Country Returns) in their latest episode. There's tons of interesting Kong facts throughout the video, including the revelation that Retro Studios hails Shigeru Miyamoto as "Master Yoda" for his wise counsel.

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Nintendo 3DS has enjoyed a lengthy stay in the spotlight as Nintendo's primary handheld since its debut in 2011. You might think the launch and incredible sales success of Nintendo Switch (which can also function as a handheld) would spell the end for 3DS, but that doesn't appear to be the case. Nintendo envisions the two co-existing for some time, and they recently announced plans to make new 3DS games until at least 2020. Is Nintendo crazy to continue to support seven-year-old hardware when they've got that beautiful, HD Switch screen available? Maybe a little, but there's a method to their madness.

On September 16th, 2015, Tatsumi Kimishima was faced with an impossible task: filling the shoes of Satoru Iwata. Nintendo's former President was a gaming icon and a beloved figure, and his sudden passing was a tragedy that shook the industry. In taking the torch from Iwata, Kimishima inherited a company that was not only brokenhearted, but also struggling financially. Kimishima was not Iwata's first choice for the job, but he stepped up to the plate when no one else was prepared to do so. Three years later, Kimishima is preparing to step down and turn the Presidency over to someone new. Looking back on his brief, but important stint as President, I believe Satoru Iwata would be proud of what he accomplished.

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I know what some of you are thinking. "Why would you ever listen to music when you can enjoy the lovely soundtracks video games have to offer?" That's a fair point, and I used to agree with that. But there's a certain point when I can't stand the constant "wahoo!" of Mario Kart or the boring ambient sounds of League of Legends. I need something fresh. I need something that gets me pumped.

What about you? What kind of music do you listen to when playing video games? Hit the jump and let us know in the comments!

Nintendo 3DS has had a solid run since its debut in 2011. In seven years, the handheld (and its extended family of varied 2DS and 3DS models) has sold over 72 million units and over 364 million pieces of software. Given that Nintendo Switch can function as a handheld, though, you might think its record-setting first year would mark the end of Nintendo's support for 3DS, but that doesn't appear to be the case.

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Four years ago, Atlus enlisted the help of the Etrian Odyssey team to develop a new Persona game for the Nintendo 3DS. The result was a dungeon crawling fan service game that mashed the two worlds of Persona 3 and 4 together. The game was received rather well, and after the success of Persona 5, it seemed like a good idea for the company to pursue a sequel.

Enter Persona Q2, a game that is slated to come to the Nintendo 3DS in the future. At least, that's what we though until earlier today. Head inside for more details!

We're just under two months away from E3 2018, and the E3 press conference schedule is starting to come together. While we still don't have any plans from Sony or Nintendo (other than their Smash Bros. tournament), we now know when Ubisoft's conference will be held. Ubisoft's E3 2018 press conference will be held on June 11th at 1:00 PM PST (4:00 PM EST); fans will likely learn more about previously-announced titles like Beyond Good & Evil 2, Skull and Bones, and The Crew 2, as well as new announcements and more.

Indie team Yacht Club Games has a huge hit on their hands with Shovel Knight, totaling over 2 million copies sold. They've kept fans hooked on the retro platformer with two expansion packs since launch, and a third is on the way. Unfortunately, fans are going to have to wait a little longer than they expected to get their hands on the King of Cards expansion.

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Yacht Club Games passed a rather large milestone for any indie developer recently, surpassing 2 million total sales with their hit game Shovel Knight. The developers have provided data that shows which platform the game sold the most on and what region it was most popular in.

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Game Freak likes to spice up their Pokémon games with competitions based on games from the past. Starting two years ago with the Kanto Classic, Game Freak's online competition schedule has been working its way through each generation's region and unique Pokémon. The next stop on the series tour is the Kalos region from Pokémon X and Y, and the fun starts soon!

Head inside the article for all the details on how you can compete!

We recently reported that The Pokémon Company was gearing up to reveal a new Pokémon, and the latest monster has now officially been unveiled to the public. The new trailer for Pokemon the Movie: Everyone's Story featured a brief glimpse of the new creature, and shortly after it aired an official reveal trailer was posted as well. The latest addition the the Pokémon roster is the Mythical Pokémon Zeraora.

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There's a new Pokémon game in development for Nintendo Switch right now, which means we'll soon have around 100 new monsters to catch. You won't have to wait until the mystery game's first trailer to see a new Pokémon though, as a solo reveal is coming soon. The Pokémon Company is preparing to air a commercial for the 21st Pokémon movie in just a few days, and that advertisement will also reveal a new Pokémon.

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