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E3 2018 is wrapping up today, but not before Nintendo has announced a great big sale for the eShop to properly commemorate this year's expo and the formal reveal of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. A ridiculous number of games, both in-house and third party for the 3DS and the Switch, are now available for up to 50% off, and we have the complete North American listing available for you after the jump!

Head inside to see the sales for yourself, categorized between systems, "Games with Super Smash Bros. characters," and "More great games."

The final day of E3 2018 has come, and so has Nintendo Treehouse's third day at the Los Angeles show floor to highlight their upcoming games beyond the Direct. With extensive Smash Bros. coverage as well as an early look at this Friday's new Xenoblade 2 DLC, Splatoon 2's Octo Expansion, an in-depth preview of Super Mario Party, and plenty more just yesterday, who knows what more surprises Nintendo has in store for today?

Join us for the day-long stream after the jump, starting at 9:00 AM PT / 12:00 PM ET!

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate finally got its official unveiling yesterday, and it's certainly living up to its name so far! Alongside the return of every fighter in Smash history, plus Inklings and Ridley, it also appears that we'll be revisiting a huge number of stages from games past. By scouring through the Nintendo Direct, the individual character trailers released for each fighter, and the game's website, fans have already identified over 80 different stages that should be in the game!

Make the jump to see the full list!

Plenty of companies livestream during E3 these days, but Nintendo was one of the first to do so, and their streams continue to remain highlights of the show for fans. This year is no different, and as we head into Day 2 of E3 proper, the Treehouse team will be starting up those streams yet again. We can expect plenty of footage of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, certainly, but we might also get a look at other upcoming and newly announced Nintendo games like Fire Emblem: Three Houses or Super Mario Party. And who knows? Sometimes, the Treehouse has surprise reveals of their own to give us.

Whatever they have in store for us today, we'll see it soon, as the stream starts at 9:00 AM PT / 12:00 PM ET. Head inside to join us for the fun!

The first day of E3 livestreams and show floor has wrapped up, and as always, the Big N has brought out the big guns for the biggest week in gaming. The highlight of the day was undoubtedly the unveiling of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, but Nintendo also had plenty of other news and reveals to share throughout the day. Whether it was Super Mario Party, Fire Emblem: Three Houses, or simply confirmation of the long-rumored Fortnite port, there was a lot of news to go through. And we've gathered it all into one place.

Check out the day's full list of stories after the jump!

Nintendo bucked the trend years ago of hosting a big, live press conference in favor of an online-only stream of a prerecorded video, and it certainly seems to have worked out for them! This year Nintendo is back with yet another E3 Direct, and of course, the big piece of news that everyone is waiting for is Smash Bros. The Switch game was announced earlier this year, but we're still awaiting that final, official confirmation over whether it's a port of the Wii U / 3DS titles, a wholly original entry in the series, or something in between.

Head past the jump to see the stream for yourself!

It's been almost a year since the Nintendo Week Podcast team last reunited last, and on the cusp of E3 2018, we've finally returned to discuss Pokémon Let's GO, Super Smash Bros., and our predictions for Nintendo at E3 2017. You can check out all this and tons more in 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.

At the end of the episode, Ben also announces some upcoming podcast content in the works, so be sure to give us your feedback on what you'd like to hear! In the meantime, head inside to hear the new episode!

Last year Nintendo grew the 3DS family line once again with the debut of the New Nintendo 2DS XL. As with previous models in the 3DS line, Nintendo likes to release special, limited edition versions of the handheld themed after popular Nintendo IP, and a new design is on the way. The latest iteration on New Nintendo 2DS XL is themed after the Hylian Shield from The Legend of Zelda.

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Way back in 2015, the popular Adult Swim show Rick and Morty featured a joke about Rick scalping Zelda-themed Nintendo 3DS consoles. In the second season's fourth episode, Rick buys up all of the limited edition handhelds themed after A Link Between Worlds when they're on sale and plans to flip them for a profit later. As it turns out, that joke has its basis in reality, and Rick and Morty co-creator Justin Roiland is finally capitalizing.

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Millions of Pokémon fans are eagerly looking ahead to the upcoming Pokémon project on Switch, but there's still plenty of fun to be had on 3DS until it arrives. Game Freak has been regularly distributing rare and Legendary Pokémon in all of the Alola-based games since they launched, and the next event is just around the corner. Starting next month, all iterations of Sun and Moon will be receiving a shiny version of Zygarde.

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2018 is going to be an exciting year for fans of the Kingdom Hearts franchise because we're finally approaching the release of the grand finale to the current story arc, Kingdom Hearts III. For those both inside and outside the series' community, there is an undeniable sense of hype surrounding this game.

Regardless of the hype, Kingdom Hearts never has been and never will be a perfect franchise. It has a ton of flaws you should know about before getting into it. This is coming from somebody who has been a loyal fan since the original game's release 16 years ago. So if you're thinking about catching up on the Kingdom Hearts series, take all of these things into consideration first.

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One problem with being a Nintendo fan is that their first-party games rarely see significant price cuts, leaving them expensive years after launch. Thankfully, Nintendo helps alleviate this with the Nintendo Selects program. Under this classification, certain popular games are discounted to just $20 / €19,99 / £15.99, making them more affordable to a wider audience. Nintendo has just expanded their Selects brand in Europe, adding three more titles to the lineup.

Hit the jump to check 'em out!

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?

Leave your answer after the jump!