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Have you ever wished that the Guardians from The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild were real? Or that they were shrunken down just a bit to be less lethal? If so, Adafruit Industries has you covered, as they have created an original 3D model of the Guardian that moves and lights up too!

Make the jump to take a look at the most realistic version of a Guardian this side of Hyrule.

The blue shell has long been a staple of Mario Kart gameplay, frustration and tough loses included. But while many gamers have no doubt believed their cries of anguish went unnoticed by Nintendo, that is not actually the case. It was recently revealed that, for recent entries, series director Kosuke Yabuki and his team actually tested the games without the blue shell in play. Without the item's inclusion, however, the balance and risk of the game did not feel right, so they ultimately decided to keep it in.

Make the jump to learn what Yabuki said about the iconic item!

A prominent modder known as Fooni has started working on a new multiplayer mod for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Although it might be some time before the mod is completed—Fooni estimates that it would take about a year for it to reach a playable state—this mod would allow players to visit each other's worlds and explore Hyrule together in full co-op.

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It's not quite the apocalypse we were expecting, but we may very well be approaching the end of the world for the inhuman looking avatars inside of your Wii U. Recent datamining into the Wii U's most recent updates has shown traces that Nintendo is planning on halting their support for the Miiverse service that launched alongside the console five years ago.

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A number of Nintendo IPs have seen their fair share of cartoon animations through the years, but it's been a while since we've seen a new one. Splatoon is changing that, thanks to the popular Japanese magazine CoroCoro, whose manga adaptation of the beloved game is about to hit YouTube as an anime.

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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is largely considered a great game, but it is not without its share of glitches. Many of these bugs have been cool or mysterious, but one YouTube content creator recently discovered a glitch that could be way more useful to players, as it lets Link gain duplicate versions of his items without end. That sure makes the issue of breakable weapons or hunting down hundreds of Korok Seeds seem much less intimidating!

Make the jump to see the video proof of this new found glitch!

More than a week has passed since The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild received its first DLC expansion: The Master Trials. For those who purchased the DLC, there is already more to get excited about; development test footage and a new article of clothing for Link was announced for The Champions' Ballad DLC, Link's next playable adventure in Breath of the Wild!

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In 2011 Nintendo launched the "Nintendo 3DS Ambassador Program," granting then-owners of the Nintendo 3DS exclusive access to twenty downloadable games. The program included ten NES games, which were later released to the public as Virtual Console games, and ten Game Boy Advance games, which remain exclusive to Ambassador Program members to this day.

At Nintendo's latest investor meeting, one investor asked whether Nintendo has thought about distributing these games publicly. Senior Executive Officer Satoshi Yamato responded, and though he neglected to answer specifically whether these Game Boy Advance games will make it to the 3DS' public Virtual Console space, he did offer a glimpse into how Nintendo may distribute classic games in the future. Head inside to keep reading.

The Wii U, despite its lackluster sales and relatively small library, had quite a few high-quality titles. Three of the best games for the console were all developed by Platinum: Bayonetta 1 & 2 and The Wonderful 101. Although the first Bayonetta was just a port from the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 (and is now available on Steam), the other two were original titles that many gamers did not have access to because of their exclusivity. However, this may be changing soon.

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When The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild first launched, gamers were blown away by the size and depth of this new Hyrulean adventure, as well as by other, seemingly minor aspects of the experience. Not the least of these was how, unlike many open-world games these days, the title launched with very few bugs and glitches. Don't think those don't exist in the title, however; two recently discovered ones have provided gamers with some fascinating abilities and mysterious new areas to learn about in the game.

Head past the jump to learn more about these tricks!

Though Wii U was Nintendo's worst-selling home console to date, it was home to some of the most critcially-acclaimed games of its generation. Switch, on the other hand, shows more promise, as it's already outpacing sales numbers from the early days of the Wii. It would make sense, then, for Nintendo to give more games from Wii U's library a new shot at life.

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The first DLC expansion pass for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild comes to Wii U and Nintendo Switch systems on June 30th if you have already purchased the game's downloadable content. The Master Trials, as the DLC is called, will feature a gauntlet of enemies at the pedestal of the Master Sword as well as a hard mode called Master Mode for players to challenge themselves further in Hyrule.

The Nintendo Treehouse showed us a few more details at E3 to get us excited for the expansion, so make the jump to learn more!

As if The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Amiibo we already have were not enough, Nintendo has announced four more: the Champions of Hyrule! Mipha, the Zora Champion; Daruk, the Goron Champion; Revali, the Rito Champion; and Urbosa, the Gerudo Champion will all be coming to store shelves later this year to accompany the two DLC packs for Breath of the Wild.

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During Microsoft's E3 conference this afternoon, Lydia Winters, Mojang's brand director, came on stage to announce Minecraft's "Better Together" update, a new update that will bring cross-platform play to Minecraft, unifying the game across PC, consoles, and mobile devices. The game is also getting a free 4K update as well as tons of new graphics packs this fall.

Follow after the jump to watch the trailer!

It's been five months since Gamnesia's podcast crew got together to talk Nintendo, and with E3 fast approaching, we couldn't wait any longer. Join Alex, Ben, and Colin for a long-awaited new episode of the Nintendo Week Podcast, as we catch up on everything we've missed from Switch, 3DS, and more. After the break, Alex and I sit down to discuss our predictions for Nintendo at E3 2017.

You can check out all this and tons more in 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.