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Smash Bros Invitation Letter Set – Available July 15th

For decades, executives and critics have attempted to define “magic” of Nintendo. While critics mention the company’s fearless embrace of change, former Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime cited the company’s cross-generational appeal. Although both arguments are valid, the true testament of brand identity is the ability to expand into different product lines. On Monday, Nintendo announced that a Super

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Smash Bros: Why Kirby is Sakurai’s Hero (Off the Record)

Heroes come in all shapes and sizes. But perhaps no company has embraced the offbeat protagonist quite like Nintendo. From an ambitious Italian Plumber to a lowly forest boy without a fairy, Nintendo franchises continue to adopt the an “underdog” mentality. But what happens when Nintendo consolidates all of its protagonists into a singular game? Who would rise to the

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On This Day in Gaming: Super Smash Bros (N64)

In an era defined by sequels and remakes, the video game industry is increasingly opposed to new franchises. While the prospect of creating a new series is exciting, unsuccessful ventures cause lasting damage to a company’s reputation. For those desiring to venture into the great unknown, the support of key influencers is a proven road to success. These “movers and

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