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Details released on Nintendo World at Universal Studios in Orlando

During Odyssey , a second player can jump in to take control of Cappy , Mario's hat. Meanwhile, with Cappy , players can fly around, attack enemies, and perform actions that Mario can't otherwise do. He did, however, give them his blessing "to try and make a Mario game that has never been made before", and an arm-cannon wielding tactician is possibly one of the only career paths the plumber has yet to explore, already being an accomplished doctor, artist, racing driver and Olympic ...



Grocery store stocks plummet on Amazon-Whole Foods deal

Consumers could also see more Whole Foods stores thanks to Amazon's financial might. Whole Foods had fiscal 2016 sales of about $16 billion. Amazon will be able to use automation and data analysis to draw more customers to stores while helping Whole Foods cut costs - and perhaps prices - and better tailor its offerings to customers.



Nintendo: Metroid is 'an important franchise for us'

If you're playing it on any platform, from iPhone to Nintendo Switch to Xbox One to the Oculus Rift VR headset, you're playing with everyone else who's playing " Minecraft ". As I look at Wii U from a business perspective, that's the one thing we were not able to do as well as we hoped. 3, Balloon Fight and Dr. Mario , being given as early examples.



Amazon To Buy Upmarket Grocer Whole Foods For US$13.7b

The deal is expected to close in the second half of 2017, pending shareholder and regulatory approvals. Several have, however rebuked the over-priced " extravagant " reputation of the organic supermarket chain as not being in line with Amazon's vision.



Nintendo actively looking into bringing more Wii U games to Switch

With the very poor performance of the Wii U and subsequent new direction Nintendo made a decision to take with the Switch, you can understand why the company was cautious in the run up to the Switch's launch. When the Switch first became available, many of us assumed we could use a small USB-C to HDMI adaptor to connect it to any TV. A press release from February states that "Virtual Console games will not be available on Nintendo Switch at launch", and that Nintendo "will share more ...



The wrong kind of US Open history: Top 3 all miss cut

Attribute that to the Wisconsin weather. Rain-softened conditions at Erin Hills made greens more receptive and a lack of brisk winds left the course virtually defenceless. Between them all you won't find one victor of a major. Not your typical U.S. Open setup, but I'm a big fan. But more storms were in the forecast for Friday afternoon and Saturday afternoon, so there's not much chance of Erin Hills getting firm, fast and scary.