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GoNintendo Video - Today's Big Story (12/5/16) - THQ Nordic's big Switch support

Welcome to Today's Big Story for Dec. 5th, 2016. Let's talk about THQ Nordic and their commitment to the Switch.

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Shantae: Half-Genie Hero confirmed for Dec. 20th release

December 20th is Digital Launch!

This is it - the moment you’ve all been waiting for! The digital version of Shantae: Half-Genie Hero now has an official release date of December 20!

This release includes:

Steam for Window PC - worldwide
Xbox One - worldwide
PS4 & Vita - North America & Europe
Wii U - North America & Europe (awaiting final confirmation)
If you’re curious about the retail versions, look to Xseed for an announcement shortly! Spread the word! Half-Genie Hero is just a couple of weeks away!

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Fan-Art: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles original cartoon intro recreated with Mario Paint

This took 4 months to make and had to be an absolutely painstaking process. The end results are nothing short of spectacular!

Fan-Art: Custom Christmas tree features playing NES, SNES & N64

This tree is on display at the Festival of Trees at the Indiana Historical Society. The tree features three small monitors that let you play Super Mario Bros., Super Mario World, and Super Mario 64 on original hardware! The rest of the tree is also themed with all sorts of Mario content. Thanks to Plow Digital for sharing!

Altered Beast, Streets of Rage and other SEGA classics getting film/TV adaptations

- Stories International has partnered with Circle of Confusion to produce adaptations of “Altered Beast” and “Streets of Rage”
- these adaptations will be for film and TV
- Tomoya Suzuki, president and CEO of Stories International, will produce with Circle of Confusion partner Lawrence Mattis and Julian Rosenberg
- Evan J. Cholfin, head of development and production, will executive produce the projects for Stories International
- Production-management company Circle of Confusion produces “Fear the Walking Dead,” “The Talking Dead,” “Powers,” “Outcast,” and “Dirk Gently.”
- Stories is producing film and TV projects based on “Shinobi” with Marc Platt, “Golden Axe,” “Virtua Fighter,” “The House of the Dead,” and “Crazy Taxi.”

First Switch accessories revealed, point to USB-C charging


EB Games Australia has shared a first look at some Switch third party accessories. Alongside some cases and screen protectors, we get a look at a charging cable. The cable specifically says it's a USB-A to USB-C Charging Cable compatible with the Nintendo Switch Console. Looks like we could have USB-C charging for the Switch.