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

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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.


  • 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.


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