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Nintendo of Europe teasing special feature with Mr. Aonuma tomorrow


I don't know what Nintendo has cooking up, but I'm excited to see. I guess we'll stay tuned to Nintendo's social media over the next handful of hours to see what happens!

The Legend of Zelda: Defenders of the Triforce escape event - gameplay details

- uses the real-life puzzle format to retell the story of The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time in the space of one hour
- puzzles involve doing math, deciphering glyphs and turning in worksheets to a cast of Zelda-themed taskmasters
- instead of being a small experience hosting just half a dozen players, this is one big room where teams of 6 face off against dozens of other teams
- one puzzle involves decoding words from a series of brain teasers and then using a key to pull out individual letters to decipher the next instruction
- involves multiple familiar characters from the series

Freedom Planet 2 - PC demo available

We're still waiting on the official word of Freedom Planet 2 coming to Switch, but it certainly seems like it's a matter of when instead of if. While we wait, why not check out the free PC demo? You can give the game a go now and see if it's something you'd like to grab in the future!

Demo here

Hot Wheels figurine misprints hit the streets

Here's comes your latest collector's item! If you're into collecting Hot Wheels, you might want to check out the latest lineup of Nintendo-themed cars. As you can see here, there's a bit of mistake on the labeling here with this car. We don't know how many mislabeled cars are out there, so good luck to anyone trying to grab one! Thanks to Microtic for the heads up!

Nintendo still working on Quality of Life project


Its been a very long time since we've seen anything of Nintendo's Quality of Life project. For all we know, it could have taken a completely different form by now. With that said, Nintendo's president has once again confirmed that work continues on the project. There's nothing to show right now, but the project moves on.

Mega Man X novel fan translation kicks off

Does Capcom have any plans for an official English localiation of the Mega Man X novel? We don't have any idea, but Mega Man fans don't have to worry. A fan translation project has already begun, with character bios and the prologue chapter taken care of. The person behind the translation is also looking for collaborators to help out. If you want more info, check out details here.

Nintendo shares a statement on the passing of Namco founder, Masaya Nakamura



Masaya Nakamura, founder of Namco, has passed away at age of 91


The founder of Namco, Masaya Nakamura, has passed away at the age of 91. While he left our planet on January 22, Bandai Namco made the announcement today per Nakamura's own wishes. The contributions he and his company made to the games industry can't be overstated, which makes all the more saddening that the man has left us. We wish all the best to his family and other people he held close.

Poochy & Yoshi's Woolly World sold 80% of its initial shipment in Japan


According to dengekionline, the first shipment of Poochy & Yoshi's Woolly world sold well in its first few weeks in Japan. About 40,000 units of the game were sold as of January 19th, and the numbers have continued to increase. This means that Poochy & Yoshi's Woolly World sold more than 80% of its initial shipment, and it was one of the most popular games sold during the week.

After 20 years, Team Rocket finally beats Ash in a fair-and-square Pokemon battle


No, you didn't read that wrong. Team Rocket took on Ash in a Pokemon battle and came out victorious. They didn't use any tricks or schemes. They legitimately won over Ash! Man, this new direction for Pokemon is providing all sorts of unique twists and turns!