Mario Party

In 1998, the original Mario Party was released on Nintendo 64 and revolutionized the way we partied with friends.

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"Pokémon Legends: Arceus" Could Be the Perfect Pokémon Game

The world of Pokémon has been begging to get the open-world treatment.

This week Nintendo and Game Freak announced some major news in the world of Pokémon gaming.

The anouncements came at the P25 event, celebrating the 25th anniversary of the original Gameboy RPGs, Pokémon Red and Blue.While the fact that an animated Post Malone headlined with a cover of Hootie and the Blowfish's "Only Wanna Be With You" made bigger headlines, fans of the franchise had a lot more to be excited about.

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The Megami Tensei series has some of the best monster designs in all of video games.

In Western countries, the Megami Tensei JRPG series is largely unknown. This is primarily due to the fact that the original Megami Tensei games were exclusively for Nintendo consoles and ran afoul of Nintendo of America's '90s-era "no religion" policy. Thus, while its contemporary JRPGS, including the early Dragon Quest and Final Fantasy titles, became popular with early Nintendo gamers, the Megami Tensei franchise never received the same exposure (although on of its multiple spin-off series, Persona, became incredibly popular in its own right).

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"Pokemon Unite": Why Pokemon Fans Will Never Get Their Dream Game

Sorry, the Pokemon game you want most is a pipe dream.


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Hope, disappointment, complaining, and farming for shinies: Thus goes the life cycle of the hardcore Pokemon fan.

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With Animal Crossing functioning as a substitute for pretty much every aspect of real life during quarantine, chances are that you're already living on your own virtual island.

Considering the massive Nintendo Switch shortage (that's still going on months into quarantine!), there's also a decent chance that you bought the console specifically to play Animal Crossing: New Horizons. But as anyone who has logged 300 plus hours into the game already knows, you eventually reach a point where you've done practically everything you can possibly do on your least until the next day.

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Animal Crossing

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If you're like many people (at least those with a Nintendo Switch) "Animal Crossing: New Horizons" has pretty much replaced your real life.

Between the ability to terraform your island and visit friends, there is no question this is the best Animal Crossing game yet. But to make the most of your new tropical home, you need Bells (the form of currency in Animal Crossing) and lots of them. As your island grows, items worth having become more and more expensive, and various improvements—including house expansions—begin to cost thousands of bells. While you're sure to know all the obvious ways to make bells (selling fruit, fish, and bugs), there are some quick and easy ways to make a lot of bells at once that you may not know about.

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