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  1. The contents of tomorrow's Direct have leaked, according to n1ntendo.nl. Their "sources" say (spoiler tags for people who don't want to know, even though this is not confirmed):


    SNES support for Nintendo 3DS VC

    Fire Emblem Fates

    Lost Reavers (voorheen Project Treasure)

    Mario & Sonic op de Olympische Spelen - Rio 2016

    Metroid Prime: Federation Force

    Monster Hunter Generations (X)

    Star Fox Zero




    We'll see what tomorrow brings!

  2. I'm not completely aware of EV training, but I believe it does require you battling certain enemies for different effects. For example, battling a Diglett would give you Speed EV, so if you want a fast Riolu/Lucario you would only want to battle foes who give you that specific EV. And in the main game you will get a lot of random encounters so you cannot EV train properly. But as I said, I'm not into EV training (who's got the time for that?!) so maybe someone else can give a better answer. :D


    And oh yeah, got Celebi through the wi-fi Mystery Gift! Still I think it is a shame that all these give away legends are l100, since it takes away the fun of training them any further in the game.

  3. If you really want some 'mon, you can get a lot through the GTS. I traded a lot of evolving Pokémon like Machoke and Haunter, and even got a Giratina for my Sylveon. But I'm up for reviving Pokémon X/Y trading since I also started playing a couple of weeks ago! I'm now ready for the Elite 4 and afterwards would like to complete my dex as much as possible.

  4. Me and my brother bought Blue and Red respectively, I spent about an hour earlier trading over all the starting Pokemon so we could both have them all. What are your opinions on the ethics of that? Has anyone else done it?


    I did that as well way back, when I played Blue on the Game Boy. And yeah, if you put in the 2 hours of time it takes (starting over 5 times!) you well deserve it!


    Here's my current main team




    Man, you gotta love these sprites. Plant with eyes, that snake, the substitute figure. Surfing jelly water Pokémon is also classic!


    I'm still in doubt if I am going to play it again on VC. I played it back in the days, and played LeafGreen (using the exact same team of Blastoise, Charizard, Vileplume, Butterfree, Pigeot and Raichu). So nostalgia says yes, but time management says no. Also, no local friends to trade with so no 100% completion.


    I like the new leaked list, fake or not. Seems the humming bird does have an evo and it's flying/electric.


    Yukiba/Fukiba the ice wolf clearly Moon exclusive, Nikkoguma/Beasahi the morning sun clearly Sun exclusive, and two sets of three form fighters each likely an exclusive. The dragon/steel type lance/shield sounds like some sort of knight dragon and cool as fuck.


    Oh, and for Glen: Dolphin is on the list, too. I'd be happy if the list was real.


    I'm sure this will be 3DS, the units are already sold and the game's been in the works for a while. I doubt it would skip 3DS.


    Can you post a link to this leaked list, I can't find it quickly.

  6. Pokémon Stadium VC could work, if they edit it to link up with your 3DS VC version of Red/Blue/Yellow. Although they will probably price it at 25 quid for the effort...


    My guess is Pokémon GO, Pokkén, Volcanion Event details, Pokémon Z? And of course more Pokémon 20 hype!

  7. Is it just one website globally or is registering at the US website going to provide problems locally further down the line?


    I think it is just the one website, and it automatically transfers you to your own country/language.


    But yeah, incredibly easy to set up, I didn't expect that! Used my NNID, and all my personal data was filled in correctly. Looks promising Nintendo!

  8. Done! Interesting to see that the platinum points are valid for six months, that feels rather short. So either you need to spend a lot of time playing to get enough points before they expire, or you don't need too many to get some nice rewards.

  9. Yeah, same here. Strong Pokémon. Weak Pokémon. That is only the selfish perception of people. Truly skilled trainers should try to win with their favorites! (sounds familiar? ;)) Plus, you can win with virtually any teamuntil you go online or post-game.


    Pokémon X is the first title which really still holds some surprises for me since I haven't really followed this generation (and haven't looked up the fairy type effectivenesses). So I am now playing it (six badges and counting) using the nice Pokémon I am encountering and it is nice to be surprised. It surprises me for example that I am really digging Doublade, designwise I really disliked it when it came out but its move- and typeset are awesome. But I have to suppress my craving to try to form an ultimate team using the GTS. Only exception is the Dratini I got through the GTS, but hey, that is because nothing is cooler than the original dragon Dragonite.

  10. For a bit of fun, I thought it would be great for the N-Europe community to get their pens and papers out, MS Paint, Photoshop or whatever other means in order to design what form the NX controller should take, assuming it's a home console


    But what if it's not! I think it will be something like this, with streaming options to a TV/screen:




    Don't give me credits though, since I stole this image from Google. :D

  11. I'm getting Mighty Switch Force! 2 when it goes on sale. I really enjoyed part 1 (which I also bought on sale). Nice platformer with some innovative mechanics. I never heard of Steel Empire, I will check it out to see what it is. Oh yeah, I did buy Aeternoblade last week for €5,-. It's nice to have a mindless hacking and slashing Metroidvania kind of game to play as a break between all the RPGs and text heavy games.

  12. I've got the same idea as you @nekunando. Turned it on every day, and I think I have about 95 badges now without spending REAL money. But the novelty wears of, the loading times are long and I don't feel like changing my homescreen so often. Right now I have a pretty basic one with some Mario Christmas badges on my folders. Goes well with the free give-away Christmas theme they are running now in the Netherlands (which has an awesome Christmas style Mario theme song going on!).

  13. Might be a bit of an unusual question but does anybody also have buggy badges?

    Like some badges I have display "??????????????????" instead of the badge name,

    and every time I reboot my 3ds those badges are gone and need to be placed in my home menu again.


    Minor complaint, but still a bit weird :confused:


    I've had this same problem, where sometimes badges would disappear, leaving me for example with half a Mario.





    But it does not happen all the time though, I haven't had the problem for some time.

  14. Got a full Splatoon set with the 3 free tries, plus an extra 4 tries out of the practice machine (got another retro Mario set), so today was a good day. Compensates for yesterday, which was my first day without grabbing any free plays.


    And nice job on posting your homescreen here @Mike, I love to see how everyone is using their badges!

  15. Got two free tries today and grabbed the Splatoon system icon set! So all in all you can get quite some things for free (sorry guys...). Just hope my need to complete does not kick in!


    What disturbs me more though is that some badges just disappear after turning the system on again. My Mario got displayed a number of time, missing the bottom part on my homescreen. Anyone else got this problem?


    Verstuurd vanaf mijn HUAWEI P7-L10 met Tapatalk

  16. I should really start grinding up to G rank, because that is where the fun begins. Currently doing 6* online quests so I am getting close. :D Offline I have to go after frenzied Jho, but decided to first finish all unfinished business since for example I missed the Dahren Mohran and Kirin urgent quests. Once I'm G rank I wouldn't mind teaming up with some guys here to do some of those DLC quests!

  17. Does anyone know if you can stock up your tries which you win in practice play? After getting bonus plays through the practice machine you immediately get send over to the real deal. But can you leave there and for example stock up 10 plays or so? That way you could stockpile a bunch of free tries to use when a set comes around which you really want.

  18. I don't have much to weigh in to the discussion, but it reminds me of when Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen came out. Suddenly, all the gamblers were renamed gamers and the slot machine minigames disappeared. And now Nintendo brings out its own carnival game which costs actual money.


    I am not too supportive about this one. It should use the same format as the home themes, where you can buy full sets instead of hoping to grab every piece, which still brings a factor luck (although not a too big one) to the table.