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Walmart.com - NES Classic Edition preorders live

Proving that true classics never go out of style, the highly-anticipated Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) Classic Edition is finally here and it's awesome. Released in the U.S. in 1985, the original 8-bit NES gaming system was the best-selling game console of its time, and has garnered a loyal following among gamers young and old. The NES Classic Edition console is a miniature replica of the groundbreaking original, and features seamless compatibility with modern TVs just plug it into your TV's HDMI port, and you're ready to play! The system comes bundled with an HDMI cable, AC adapter, one NES Classic controller, and 30 classic games preloaded a carefully curated selection of old favorites, including Castlevania, Donkey Kong, Super Mario Bros., and many more!

Grab yours here

Sonic games discounted on Wii U/3DS/Switch eShops

The following deals on Sonic games will last until June 25th, 2018.

Switch

Sonic Forces – $23.99 (was $39.99)

3DS

Sonic Boom: Fire & Ice – $14.99 (was $29.99)
3D Sonic the Hedgehog 2 – $2.99 (was $5.99)
Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal – $19.99 (was $39.99)
Sonic Lost World – $14.97 (was $29.95)
Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed – $14.99 (was $29.99)

Wii U

Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric – $14.99 (was $29.99)
Sonic Lost World – $14.97 (was $29.95)
Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed – $14.97 (was $29.95)

Valkyria Chronicles 4 - Australia's launch edition revealed

Our friends in Australia are getting Valkyria Chronicles 4 on Switch on Sept. 25th, 2018, and they're also getting a launch edition. As you can see in the image above, it's not quite as extensive as what we're getting in the states, but it's still better than nothing. Who doesn't want a dog sticker?!

Nintendo and Smash Bros. Ultimate were the most-tweeted topics of E3 2018

Looking for even more social media stats about E3 2018? Here's a look at the most tweeted topics of the week. Without a doubt, Nintendo came out a big winner.

Most tweeted topics

Nintendo (@Nintendo)
Xbox (@Xbox)
Super Smash Bros. (#SuperSmashBros)
Fallout (@Fallout)
Playstation (@PlayStation)
Kingdom Hearts (@KINGDOMHEARTS)
Ubisoft (@Ubisoft)
Elder Scrolls (@ElderScrolls)
Death Stranding (#DEATHSTRANDING)
Fortnite (@FortniteGame)

Most tweeted-about games

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Kingdom Hearts 3
Fallout 76
The Last of Us 2
Death Stranding

Most tweeted moments

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate release date is announced
Ridley announced as newest character added to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Elder Scrolls VI trailer is revealed at @Bethesda press conference

Arc System Works releasing three-in-one Super Famcom Kunio collection

Arc System Works has revealed a 3-in-1 Super Famicom cartridge that includes Kunio-kun’s Dodgeball, Downtown Nekketsu Baseball Monogatari, and Kunio’s Oden. The cartridge is due out in Japan this August.

Pokémon GO dispute leads to father and adult son beating up another player

Pokemon GO is taken seriously by a lot of people, but perhaps some take it a bit too seriously. A 71-year-old man and his adult son beat up a Pokémon GO player after that player accused the pair of cheating. The victim threw a plastic bottle in the car of the father/son pair, which lead to the father throwing a bottle back. Things escalated from here, with the father holding down the victim down while his son punched him in the face repeatedly. The pair were taken into custody for the beating and were held on $15,000 bail.

Opening a sealed copy of StarTropics

This copy of StarTropics for the NES has been sealed since 1990. We think it's time the cartridge and other materials to see the light of day. Join us as we open a brand new NES game and how StarTropics was in the middle of a war between Nintendo and Blockbuster.

Legendary Eleven - Version 1.0.1 now available


Thanks to JennLover84 for the heads up!

PriPara: All Idol Perfect Stage - more footage

Idol Time PriPara revolves the story of Yui who lives in a town called Paparajuku. Her ultimate dream is to become an idol. However, such dream also made her realize that it is quite impossible for her to achieve. Then suddenly, the PriPara idol theme park will open in her town. And together with this, Yui’s idol, Laala, will also be there. This made Yui’s dream of becoming an idol even bigger. Unfortunately, due to some changes to the concepts and some system error, Laala is longer able to go to PriPara.