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Annnnnd that’s about it. Mottiff thanks attendees for showing up and walks off into the sunset.
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Camera follows the character in the lead (like New Super Mario Bros. Wii). Shows off the re-introduced Raccoon Tail, which functions as it did in Super Mario 3.
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Your Coin Rush statistics are passed along to others via StreetPass. Also allows you to play the entire single-player game with a friend.
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In Coin Rush mode, you need to get every coin as fast as you can. You also only have one life in this mode.
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New power-up allows Mario to shoot fireballs which turn everything into coins. Mario’s been hanging out with Wario too much.
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Nate is back to talk about New Super Mario Bros. 2. All about coins, apparently.
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Lots of options to acquire and enjoy 3DS content. Either purchase in a store or on the eShop. Can even purchase download codes for digital copies at retailers.
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More demos coming to eShop this summer. Demo for Lego Batman 2 available now.
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Pokemon Dream Radar allows players to capture rare Pokemon and transfer them to Black 2 and White 2 on their 3DS.
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Threediots, a special 3D sketch show, is coming to Nintendo Video.
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Mottiff reminds us we’re a few months away from Black 2 and White 2. Have 3DS functionality via special apps.
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Trailer for Scribblenauts: Unlimited. Now a highlight reel of other third-party titles.
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Game features AR cards and StreetPass functionality. Also has slow-motion and “reality shift,” which lets you perform various attacks via the touch screen. Launches July 31; demo on eShop soon.
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Trailer for Kingdom Hearts: Dream Drop Distance.
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You can spend coins to use more than one sticker per turn in battle. Game launches this holiday season.
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Special stickers usually have a very specific purpose in the game, but can be used in battle. Paperize mode allows you to place stickers in the world around you. Nate demonstrates by placing a Godzilla-sized fan next to a dormant windmill.
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And the battle with crappy Internet reception continues! Alas, but I am back. No experience points received in battle. You level up by solving problems and puzzles, exploring the environment and collecting stickers, etc.
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Nate Bilhdorff (sp?) announces his love for the series. Awesome localization confirmed.
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PAPER MARIO: STICKER STAR. First time the series is available on a portable system.
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Ong hopes their love for classic Disney shines through when we play the game this holiday.
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Power of Illusion also utilizes the paint and thinner concept from Epic Mickey.
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Ong mentions his love for Castle of Illusion, which has inspired every game he’s worked on in his career.
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Warren Spector and Peter Ong take the stage. Talks about Power of Illusion, which introduces something new to the Wasteland: forgotten video game history.
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“A great game that finally gives Mario’s little brother respect.” Can explore multiple mansions. Luigi also gets a special-colored beam to find hidden objects. Simultaneous digital and retail release this holiday.
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Moffitt segues into a trailer for Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon.
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Okay, Alucard is one of four playable characters in the game.
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Big emphasis on platforming. Can swing across gaps and double jump. Feels very nice (I should know; I played it).
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You can use secondary weapons like a boomerang to supplement your ass-kicking.
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Dark magic increases the power of your attacks. If you play well, enemies drop magical energy that replenishes your magic bar.
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Dave Cox takes the stage. Announces Mirror of Fate as a 3DS exclusive. You play as Trevor Belmont on a quest to avenge the death of his mother.
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Alucard is in the game…..somehow? Either way, he’s back.
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Clip of Castlevania: Lords of Shadow- Mirror of Fate.
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Okay, special guest was Non-Specific Action Figure! Foreshadows his inclusion in Smash Bros. 4 (not really).
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Scott Moffitt takes the stage! Smack talks to Reggie about his Mario Kart skills, and announces a special guest backstage.
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Okay, Reggie takes the stage! Thanks everyone for joining him for the 3DS conference.
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Woot, this series of tubes works!
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This is an emergency test of Nintendojo’s live blog system!
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Lots of silence. Kind of like the reaction to NintendoLand. BA-DUM TSH.
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I can’t believe we’re on location and we have to liveblog this from our hotel. ANYWAY, stay tuned while we cover Nintendo’s special 3DS press conference!