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English translation of Ask Iwata book launching in April

By Alex Calvin, Friday, 8 January 2021 15:57 GMT Viz Media is publishing a collection of interviews conducted by the former Nintendo boss.An English translation of a book collecting Nintendo’s Iwata Asks is being released later this year.The 176-page hardcover book – dubbed Ask Iwata – is being released by publisher Viz Media, with an April 13 street date in the US, while it will be coming out in the UK two days later. This follows the book’s original release in Japan back in 2019.Iwata Asks was a series of interviews conducted by the titular beloved Nintendo exec that began…

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Nintendo removes 250 DSiWare games from 3DS eShop

By Alex Calvin, Wednesday, 6 January 2021 15:53 GMT And it gave no warning that this was coming.It looks like Nintendo is pulling a number of its DSiWare games from the 3DS eShop.As first spotted by Twitter user @comeoutpunching, DSiWare titles released before mid-May 2011 have been removed from its digital storefront as of January 1, 2021. No warning came from the platform holder.Delisted Games reports that more than 250 DSiWare titles have been taken down from the previous total of 448 that were previously viewable in the eShop category. Trying to access these games gives players the message: “This…

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This hefty Nintendo Switch bundle is $50 off at Sam’s Club

By Grace Curtis, Tuesday, 22 December 2020 15:37 GMT Ask anyone: good deals on Switches are few and far between. Which is why it’s great to see a bundle this comprehensive going for a proper discount.The offer, which is exclusive to Sam’s Club in the US, comes with a 128 GB Sandisk Megacard (as recommended by the bright minds at Digital Foundry), plus a grey carrying case and a twelve month family subscription to Nintendo Online (a mandatory addition if you’re looking to play with friends over quarantine), and, of course, the classic red and blue console. In short, if…

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Nintendo lowers prices on digital Nintendo Switch games for Black Friday

By Joel Franey, Wednesday, 25 November 2020 15:38 GMT Nintendo have announced a big cyber sale on many of their digital games, with deals taking as much as 75% off some major games. It’s not completely store-wide, but there’s a lot of opportunities to get some classics and new hits alike at below regular price.The full list of discounts can be found right here and will end on the 2nd December. Though this doesn’t account for any physical games, those you buy can be tied to your Nintendo account and downloaded directly to your Switch. We’ve outlined some of the…

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Amazon’s latest Switch game deals take 30% off Luigi’s Mansion 3, Arms and more

By James Pickard, Friday, 21 August 2020 16:16 GMT A decent selection of digital Nintendo Switch game deals are now available Amazon US, with some great prices for first-party favourites, indies and more top releases.This doesn’t appear to have anything to do with the Indie World sale that’s currently underway on the Nintendo eShop. Instead, Amazon just seems to have a random assortment of cheap Switch games up for grabs.Not that we’re complaining, though, when you can get the likes of Luigi’s Mansion 3 and Arms for only $41.99 – that’s a healthy drop from their usual price of around…

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Nintendo Indie World sale is now underway at the Switch eShop

By James Pickard, Wednesday, 19 August 2020 15:43 GMT The Nintendo Indie World is now underway over at the Switch eShop, with discounts of up to 40 per cent on a variety of new and old indie games – some of which were featured in yesterday’s presentation.It’s good news, then, if there are any you want to pick following yesterday’s Nintendo Indie World showcase. Sadly, it doesn’t include everything that was in the show, but you can find A Short Hike, Manifold Garden, Raji: An Ancient Epic, Takeshi and Hiroshi or Evergate.Alongside those games, you’ll also find a wide range…