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No DLC Planned for Super Mario 3D World

Nintendo has been pushing New Super Luigi U in several of their Nintendo Directs and with good reason. Although it's more akin to a new game than a piece of DLC, they've basically done what people have been asking for since DLC became a thing: they're building an expansion where they could have simply added an extra character or a few new levels. How that will work out for them is yet to be seen, but it seems even Nintendo will be holding out on seeing the results before further venturing into the world of downloadable content.

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Super Smash Brothers Wii U/3DS Announced, New Challengers Approach

That there were two Super Smash Brothers games in development was no secret, but it was still great to get that first look in today's Nintendo Direct. The cel-shaded 3DS version that looked nice and smooth, if a little rough when made to fit a TV screen, and the sharp HD Wii U version. These are both going to end up as top games on their respective consoles, if only by their doing more of the same, but with better graphics.

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First Next-Gen Sonic gets debut trailer

Sonic the Hedgehog is returning on Wii U and 3DS this year. Sonic Lost Worlds was unveiled at the last Nintendo Direct, although nothing about the game was revealed. That's changed now, with quite a nice trailer introducing the main badniks, as well as some new gameplay. It looks different. It's too early to tell if that's a good thing, although it seems like Sonic may actually be a little slower than he has been before.

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A Guide to the Wii U Hack – Is It Really Curtains for Nintendo?

The news that the Wii U has been hacked came out earlier this week, and there seems to have been confirmation of it. Things seem to have gone from bad to worse with Nintendo, with low sales, a lack of software and now piracy stopping their latest console from growing. That's what the detractors are saying, anyway. The reality is completely different.

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Injustice: Gods Among Us Review Scores

With largely positive reviews, this is a title that might just be worth looking into. The GamesReviews review is 8.0/10.

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Earthbound Heading to Wii U

One of the biggest things missing from the┬áVirtual┬áConsole on Wii and 3DS has to have been Earthbound. The classic RPG, called Mother 2 in Japan, is constantly named one of the best games of the SNES era, and western players needed to either pay exuberant prices for an original copy or turn to piracy. That’s why one of the most exciting announcements to come out of yesterday’s Nintendo Direct had to be the fact that Earthbound is heading…

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Square Enix Confirm Deus Ex: Human Revolution for Wii U

Square Enix have today confirmed that Deus Ex: Human Revolution will be getting a director's cut for Wii U. The game will feature full touchpad support and MiiVerse integration, as well as directors commentaries and in-game guides. They've also fixed many of the complaints about the base game: the boss fights have been re-hauled, the combat has changed, the AI has been improved and the visuals have been built upon to make this "the best looking" version of Deus Ex to date. The director's cut will also contain all previously released DLC