Nintendo not holding E3 press conference in 2017

The Nintendo sign hanging above the company’s booth at E3 2014.Samit Sarkar/Polygon Once again, Nintendo will not hold a traditional press briefing onstage during E3, the company announced today. “We will not be hosting a large-scale press conference for institutional investors, analysts and the media,” Tatsumi Kimishima, president of Nintendo, said today during a briefing […]

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Japan’s already getting hot, exclusive New 2DS XL systems

Square Enix/Nintendo The West’s lack of love for the Dragon Quest franchise rarely has much of an effect on our daily lives. Today, that is far from the case, because there’s some sleek as hell Dragon Quest-branded consoles on their way that Western fans will likely never get a chance to buy. Nintendo only revealed […]

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PS4 shipments reach 60 million units worldwide

The current “slim” PlayStation 4 (left) and its beefier brother, the PlayStation 4 Pro.Samit Sarkar/Polygon Sony’s latest sales numbers for the PlayStation 4 bring the console up to 60 million units shipped worldwide, the company announced today. The figure of 60 million consoles represents PS4 shipments to retailers — not sales through to customers — […]

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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe: Nine tips to give you a head start

What’s not that old is new again: Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is hitting the pavement on the Nintendo Switch, and just about everything you knew and loved from the original Wii U edition is back. Naturally there’s a few other surprises, so here’s a rundown of some of the most useful advice. Hold items, especially […]

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Gundam Versus coming to PS4 in the West

Bandai Namco Entertainment America will release Gundam Versus, a multiplayer fighting game based on the Mobile Suit Gundam universe, for PlayStation 4 in the Americas and Europe this fall, the publisher announced today. That’s good — and potentially surprising — news for Gundam fans, who have been relegated to importing games in the Gundam Vs. […]

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Everything coming to Netflix, Amazon, Hulu and HBO Now in May

Claire Folger/Roadside Attractions/Amazon Studios May marks the season of watching new seasons of popular Netflix original series and catching up with the shows making headlines right now. The third season of Netflix’s Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt will finally premiere this month. Last season ended with an emotional rollercoaster. Kimmy heard from Richard Wayne Gary Wayne, otherwise […]

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