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Weekly NGG: Nintendo Direct, Flappy Bird fiasco, NIS RPG blowout, and more!

Happy Valentine’s Day weekend gamers. Hope it’s been good to both the singles and couples out there. This past week held a bounty of exciting news bits so let’s get right to this week’s News, Games, Geeks.

This a promo announcing Little Mac in the new Smash Bros.
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News

  • Flappy Bird rose to fame then died, read on
  • Risk of Rain is being ported to the PS Vita
  • Nintendo held a new Direct event with a slurry of announcements (all of which can be seen here)
  • GBA games are coming to the Wii U’s Virtual Console
  • Capcom teased a new Phoenix Wright game is in development, but discussed no details and showed no footage
  • Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair was announced for the PS Vita slated for a Fall 2014 Western relase

Release Dates

  • The Evil Within - 8/26 (PC/PS3/PS4/360/XONE)
  • PS Vita Slim Model and Borderlands 2 Bundle – Spring
  • Borderlands 2 DLC Sir Hammerlock vs the Son of Crawmerax - 4/16
  • Mario Kart 8 – 5/30 (Wii U)
  • NES Remix 2 - 4/26 (Wii U)

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News sources credited to Games Press, IGN, and Kotaku.