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    Sunday August 21, 2016
  • Mario Reveals Himself as Japanese Prime Minister in Olympics Closing Ceremony

    Shinzō Abe took the baton for the 2020 Olympics in style

    With the 2016 Rio Olympics officially ending, it's time to pass the baton to Tokyo, which will be hosting the event in 2020. Japan is pretty far from Rio, but that didn't stop Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe from appearing at the closing ceremony in person thanks to his innate powers as SUPER MARIO. Read on for some videos!

  • Saturday August 13, 2016
  • "Pokémon Go" Is Satoru Iwata's Lasting Legacy

    Iwata had more than just a little hand in bringing "Pokemon Go" to life.

    If you've been enjoying Pokemon Go, you might want to thank the late and great Satoru Iwata, who sadly passed away last year. It turns out he worked quite closely on the mobile game, from the earliest planning stages up until his final months while he was in the hospital. 

  • Thursday August 4, 2016
  • First 145 Issues of "Nintendo Power" Magazine Archived Online

    Explore 13 years of Nintendo history, just don't bother calling for tips

    If you didn't grow up during the reign of the Nintendo Entertainment System, the early years of Nintendo Power magazine will look completely alien to you. The graphic design is insane, weird original artwork is all over the place, and the whole thing is a mix of "here come some new games!" and "please call us for tips." In other words, it's amazing, and the first 145 issues have been archived online over at archive.org. Read on for more.