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Lately the European Intellectual Property Office has had several new listings for Nintendo controllers for the NES, SNES, and Nintendo Switch. What is more surprising, though, is they received a new controller patent for the Nintendo 64. Given the grouping and timing of the files, many are speculating that Nintendo is getting ready to release a Nintendo 64 Classic.

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As the only "new" Mega Man content we get from Capcom continues to appear in the form of Legacy Collection ports, it seems that fans are as motivated as ever to make their own games starring the blue bomber. Mega Man 2.5D was published several months ago after nearly eight years in development, but this Saturday, a very different fan game will arrive: Mega Maker, a level editing game based on the first six classic Mega Man titles.

Head inside for the trailer, images, and more!

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 Nintendo Switch is considerably more sleek than lots of game consoles and controllers from days gone by. However, the plain color designs for the Joy-Con do leave a little excitement to be desired. Thankfully, devoted fans have been addressing this problem ever since the console's launch in March, and from their artistic efforts, we already have Nintendo Switch controllers themed around the design schemes of many of Nintendo's past consoles.

Make the jump to learn more about custom Joy-Con and Switch skins you can get your hands on!

For more than a decade, Mother fans have been begging Nintendo to create an official translation of Mother 3, the long-anticipated sequel to EarthBound that was never [officially] released outside of Japan. So far, these requests have not been successful, but that hasn't stopped the Mother fanbase from trying; in fact, the requests have only gotten louder as the years have gone by. Clearly, there are a couple of passionate Mother fans working at Cartoon Network, since a few days ago, Adult Swim, the channel's nightly "adult" programming block, aired a commercial asking Nintendo to translate Mother 3.

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When Nintendo announced the SNES Classic Edition, with the unreleased Star Fox 2 to seal the deal as a must-have item for Nintendo fans, the surprise among gamers was universal. And apparently more than just the potential consumers of the famous never-before-finished sequel were shocked—the game's main programmer had no idea what Nintendo had planned either!

Click on your favorite Star Fox pilot and do a barrel roll to read how he reacted!

Have you ever wanted to stroll through World 1-1 from Super Mario Bros. anywhere and anytime you please? How about walking around the warp pipes and pulling the flagpole down for yourself? Thanks to the Microsoft Hololens, one man in New York City was able to recreate that very level and take an inventive walk through one of gaming's most important creations.

Triple jump into the article to see how it was done!

Nintendo recently announced the SNES Classic Edition, a miniature replica of the Super Nintendo loaded with 21 of the console's most famous games. The system includes signature hits of the 16-bit era, like Final Fantasy III, Super Metroid, Zelda: A Link to the Past, and more, even going so far as to include the never-before-released Star Fox 2.

Speaking to Famitsu, Nintendo explained how they chose the games they did for each region. Head inside to learn more.

Yesterday, Nintendo officially revealed the SNES Classic Edition, the long-rumored successor to the NES Classic Edition. Back when it was still on the market, the NES Classic famously experienced severe shortages worldwide, so naturally, many fans expected that something similar would happen with the SNES Classic. However, in a recent statement to IGN, Nintendo confirmed that this won't be the case, stating that they intend to produce "significantly more units" of the SNES Classic.

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Nintendo's NES Classic Edition served them very well during the last holiday season, and ever since its abrupt discontinuation, rumors have been spreading that the Big N was planning a similar mini-console re-release of their next console, the Super Nintendo Entertainment System. Well, those are rumors no longer, as Nintendo has just confirmed that the SNES Classic Edition is real and will be on its way later this year—with an unexpected title added to its lineup: the never-before-released Star Fox 2.

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It is somewhat ironic that a remake of all things features so many firsts for a franchise. Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia boasts full voice acting, third person dungeon exploration, a revamped world map that actually matters, and lots of gameplay tweaks—for better or worse.

Without further ado, let us dive right in to see what the continent of Valentia has in store and see whether it is worth keeping!

The Nintendo Switch is a fantastic piece of hardware. It offers the user quite a few different ways to play games. However, the console is a bit limited when it comes to controller options (at least compared to Nintendo's last two consoles): just the Pro Controller and the Joy-Cons. But one company is looking to change that.

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From Alex Kidd to Sonic the Hedgehog, Phantasy Star to Jet Set Radio, Shinobi to NiGHTS into Dreams, and a great many more timeless IPs, SEGA shaped the childhoods of many young gamers during its hardware heyday across several systems. Many more titles from their classic lineup still remain elusive to this day, but that could change with the company's announcement today for their new Classic Games Collection program called "SEGA Forever."

SEGA Forever is a promise from the company through which they aim to rerelease nearly every SEGA game ever from each of their consoles, spanning from the Master System era to the late Dreamcast. These classics will be available for iOS and Android with a ton of new features. Read on after the jump for more details, including possible Nintendo Switch support!

Sony shocked plenty of gamers when they announced Shadow of the Colossus was coming to the PlayStation 4. While they didn't give away many details at the time, Sony Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida has since explained that this new version will be a complete remake of the original game with updated graphics and even improved controls.

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Last year, Nintendo released the NES Classic Edition, a miniature replica of the original Nintendo Entertainment System that gave fans access to a library of thirty built-in NES titles. After the unexpected success of that "flashback console," it seems that other companies have decided to do something similar. AtGames has partnered with both SEGA and Atari to release two new replica consoles, one based on the Sega Genesis and the other on the Atari 2600.

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