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AMC Will Set Up Virtual Reality Rooms At Some Theaters

The moviegoing experience is about to step into the future, as AMC is investing in virtual reality for several of its locations.

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Will Nintendo Switch's Classic Games Replace The Virtual Console? Here's What We Know

After Nintendo officially announced the premium service setup for the Nintendo Switch's Nintendo Network, due to roll out in 2018, a lot of people were left questioning how the premium Classic Games Selection works with the Virtual Console and will it replace it?

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The One Place The Nintendo Switch Might Be Backward Compatible

Backwards compatibility has become a huge talking point throughout the last generation after the PS4 and Xbox One launched without the option. The feature was later implemented into the Xbox One, but now people are wondering where it'll fit with the Nintendo Switch.

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Mario Kart 64 Is Available On The Wii U Virtual Console

A fan-favorite racing game is finally making its way to the Wii U virtual console, just in time to end 2016 on a high note for Nintendo's digital offerings. Get ready to hit the insane tracks of Mario Kart 64.

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Four Classic N64 And DS Titles Just Showed Up On The Wii U

Amidst all of the announcements for new games during yesterday’s Nintendo Direct press event, the Big N also spared some time to discuss a few old games, specifically a set of four that are now available through the Wii U Virtual Console.

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Nintendo Weekly Update Brings GBA Games To Wii U

It’s a big day for the Wii U as Nintendo’s home console finally adds Game Boy Advance titles to the Virtual Console, kicking things off with Samus, Mario and a bunch of peppy kids with a good mind for open warfare.

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Bravely Default Leads The Charge For Nintendo Releases This Week

After weeks upon weeks of slim releases and less-than-exciting Virtual Console updates, Nintendo fans can finally enjoy a nice, solid lineup of new content on both the Wii U and 3DS. We’re not looking at a gangbuster week or anything but, after such slim pickings as of late, I suppose even a little meat on the bones looks mouthwatering at this point.

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Mighty Bomb Jack, Life Force Explode On Nintendo Virtual Console

There are exactly zero new offerings on Nintendo's virtual storefront with two new Virtual Console games making up the entirety of this week's fresh content. There's also a sale on a couple of 3DS games, Shin Megami Tensai 4 and Fractured Souls, in case you were hoping to get either of those on the cheap.

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Castlevania 2 Questing On Nintendo Virtual Console This Week

The weekly Nintendo eShop update is once again lacking in content during a slow early 2014 ramp-up, but at least we've got an entry from the whip-crackingest franchise in games history to enjoy on both the Wii U and 3DS. Get ready for some classic Castlevania goodness as Simon Belmont pays a visit to the Living Castle.

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Splinter Cell: Blacklist And Donkey Kong Headling Nintendo Weekly Releases

This week's Nintendo eShop and Virtual Console updates have (mostly) gone live, offering a handful of games on both the Wii U and 3DS. The latest Splinter Cell game arrives on Nintendo's home console this week, alongside a couple of nice sales, while NES classic Donkey Kong finally makes an appearance on the Big N's handheld.

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Earthbound Releasing On Wii U Virtual Console Today

Earthbound has finally arrived on Virtual Console. The SNES role-playing game can be purchased through the Nintendo eShop in Europe and North America for $9.99 or your local equivalent.

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Mega Man X Coming To Wii U Next Week

Wii U owners will be able to get their hands on Mega Man X this week. The SNES side-scroller will be available through Virtual Console on that platform starting on May 30th.

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Super Mario Bros. 2 Headlines This Week's Nintendo Digital Offerings, On Sale For Wii U

After a couple of pretty slow weeks on the Nintendo eShop and Virtual Console, the Big N is beefing up its digital content this week, offering several new games and a sale or two for the Wii U, Wii, 3DS and DSi.

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Earthbound Coming To Wii U Virtual Console This Year

After years of waiting, Earthbound fans are finally getting a digital re-release of the beloved SNES RPG. Today Nintendo revealed that Earthbound (aka Mother 2) will be hitting Virtual Console on the Wii U in North America and Europe later in 2013.

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Nintendo 30th Anniversary Games Release Dates Announced

It was announced during the Nintendo Direct presentation last week that the Big N would be celebrating its 30th anniversary in gaming with seven classic games being made available through the Virtual Console for just $0.30 a pop. While the original release windows only gave us a vague idea of when each game would be made available, Nintendo has now put an exact date on each title.

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Earthbound, Mother Remakes On The Way?

The Earthbound series, known as Mother in Japan, might be resurrected on modern-day consoles. Series designer Shigesato Itoi hinted today that he's developing something related to the series.

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Earthbound Still Delayed On Virtual Console Due To Silly Legal Issues

A lot of gamers have been asking for an Earthbound 2 or at least a re-release of the original Earthbound for newer consoles. The problem is that Nintendo of America wanted to make some changes to avoid legal issues and Nintendo Co. did not. So what happens? The game gets stuck in legal limbo.

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Nintendo Downloads: Super Adventure Island, House M.D.

It might be Memorial Day but that doesn't stop the flow of games to the DS and Wii. Five new digital games were released today, including SNES classic Super Adventure Island.

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Nintendo Downloads: Chrono Trigger

Square Enix intends to eat up a lot of nostalgic gamers' money today. They've re-released the classic SNES RPG Chrono Trigger through Virtual Console for 800 Wii Points.

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Chrono Trigger Hits Virtual Console Next Week

Wii gamers will soon be able to download one of the biggest RPG's from the SNES era. Chrono Trigger will be released through Virtual Console in North America on May 16th and cost 800 Wii Points.

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