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Love: Video Games, Girls & Cats by Kyle Fewell

You can see more from the series here and here. And you can watch my famous cat Hemingway killin’ it at Ouendan here.

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Nintendo helping Japanese devs bring more 3DS games to the West
It seems Western developers haven’t been able to match the 3DS output of their Japanese counterparts, in both quantity and quality, so Nintendo is picking up the slack. President and CEO Satoru Iwata said during an investors briefing yesterday that the company will help Japanese studios distribute more of their titles overseas, similar to its arrangement with Level-5 and the Professor Layton series.
That’s in addition to the “approximately 10 key titles” from its first-party pool that Nintendo will release for the 3DS in the West, presumably including Fire Emblem: Awakening, Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon, Brain Age: Concentration Training, Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity, LEGO City Undercover: The Chase Begins, Pokémon X/Y, and Animal Crossing: New Leaf — the last of which is still scheduled for the first half of this year.
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Nintendo helping Japanese devs bring more 3DS games to the West

It seems Western developers haven’t been able to match the 3DS output of their Japanese counterparts, in both quantity and quality, so Nintendo is picking up the slack. President and CEO Satoru Iwata said during an investors briefing yesterday that the company will help Japanese studios distribute more of their titles overseas, similar to its arrangement with Level-5 and the Professor Layton series.

That’s in addition to the “approximately 10 key titles” from its first-party pool that Nintendo will release for the 3DS in the West, presumably including Fire Emblem: Awakening, Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon, Brain Age: Concentration Training, Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity, LEGO City Undercover: The Chase Begins, Pokémon X/Y, and Animal Crossing: New Leaf — the last of which is still scheduled for the first half of this year.

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"Marth" pencils/watercolor piece by Jenninaitsu

There is a lot of Fire Emblem: Awakening fanart I’ve found and wanted to share with you lately, but most of it is filled with spoilers. :o/ You’ll have to settle with my shipping updates from the game’s support convos on our Twitter in the meantime.

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Legend of Zelda: Mammal’s Mask by Teagan White
Beyond cute. Teagan created this piece for Press Paws, an upcoming charity art show benefiting a non-profit dog rescue in Los Angeles. Gallery Nucleus will host the show starting February 9.
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Legend of Zelda: Mammal’s Mask by Teagan White

Beyond cute. Teagan created this piece for Press Paws, an upcoming charity art show benefiting a non-profit dog rescue in Los Angeles. Gallery Nucleus will host the show starting February 9.

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Fave Fennekins

I am astonished by the amount of fanart people have already produced for Pokemon X and Y's starters — this is just a flicker from the wildfire of Fennekin illustrations out there threatening to engulf the entire internet. Their artists in order of appearance:

One of these is not like the others (hint: it’s the most amazing one).

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"Aqua Man" by Mikaël “Orioto” Aguirre
Here’s another great painting by Orioto (see it in 3D by loading this MPO on your 3DS), available as wallpaper for your desktop or Vita, and as a poster.
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"Aqua Man" by Mikaël “Orioto” Aguirre

Here’s another great painting by Orioto (see it in 3D by loading this MPO on your 3DS), available as wallpaper for your desktop or Vita, and as a poster.

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"Been thinking a lot about handhelds, clothes, and kissing"

Two great pieces from Lamar Abrams. We think about those things a lot, too; that’s why we made Kissing Party (Maré Odomo actually made it, but we attached our name to it)!

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Wallpaper faces for Animal Crossing 3DS and… Satoru Iwata!

If you’ve ever wanted the smiling face of Nintendo’s president and CEO as your desktop background, we are making that dream of yours a reality today. Here are a couple wallpapers for Animal Crossing: New Leaf's Brewster and Shizue, too, all courtesy of Liblu.

While we’re featuring one executive, did you see this Christmas message by Nintendo of Europe president Satoru Shibata? It is so frickin’ adorable. I wish our Nintendo Directs were as charming as Europe’s presentations.

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Happy Birthday, Nikki!
If the idea of opening Swapnote and sorting through a deluge of unread messages gives you stomach upsets, you can see the app’s one-year anniversary note here.
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Happy Birthday, Nikki!

If the idea of opening Swapnote and sorting through a deluge of unread messages gives you stomach upsets, you can see the app’s one-year anniversary note here.

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A Secret of Mana winter scene by Mikael “Orioto” Aguirre
You can see a much larger version of the artwork, download it as a wallpaper, or purchase it as a poster here.
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A Secret of Mana winter scene by Mikael “Orioto” Aguirre

You can see a much larger version of the artwork, download it as a wallpaper, or purchase it as a poster here.

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Fire Emblem: Awakening poster 

This neat fold-out poster comes from a recent issue of Japanese magazine Nintendo Dream. It’s mostly assets we’ve seen before, but who cares, I am so pumped for this game. We’ve also seen this intro to Fire Emblem: Awakening video before on the Nintendo Direct livestream, but Nintendo uploaded the excerpt yesterday and I watched it again this morning anyway because I am so hyped for this.

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Boo floats through the foggy forest, by Pepaden
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Boo floats through the foggy forest, by Pepaden

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