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New ‘Hero Mode’ in Wind Waker HD

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The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker HD is getting a new difficulty option with the add-on called ‘Hero Mode.’ Enemies will do more damage, there are no hearts in the world, and fairies are your only option to regain health.

Gamestop Price Gouging Out of Print Games

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GameStop suddenly restocks on previously out of print games that were near impossible to find. They’re reselling them at a marked up price of $90 under a ‘vintage’ label. No source given in regards to freshly acquired copies of high demand games.

Nintendo Puts Kibosh on Japanese Indie Developers

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Nintendo has made effort over the past year to make their hardware easier for independent developers to get their games published on the WiiU. The partnership process has been streamlined, requirements cut down/simplified, and even a free Unity engine to develop with, and no licensing fees. So it comes off a bit odd that with all this effort being made, why would Nintendo be refusing any applications coming from Japan?

TomoCon: Comic-Con ’13: The Nintendo Gaming Lounge

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One of the highlights of San Diego Comic Con is that the adjacent Marriott Hotel is taken over by plumbers, heroes, and pokemon. With upcoming titles, big screens, bean bag chairs and even a charging station for your DS the Nintendo gaming lounge never fails to exceed expectations.