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Outside of Super Smash Bros, the physical incarnations of Mario, Pikachu and other Nintendo icons don't have much to do on their plastic pedestals. While they transform into teachable, collectible opponents in Nintendo's flagship brawler, tapping an Amiibo toy into Mario Kart 8 or Hyrule Warriors...

January 15th 2015 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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In 2015, developer Intelligent Systems invites you through a tour of history where Abraham Lincoln teams up with the likes of The Cowardly Lion and Tom Sawyer to battle aliens in a steampunk-powered world. See what happens when you miss history class?! Code Name: STEAM arrives on the 3DS on Mar...

December 22nd 2014 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Nintendo revealed that its 3DS tactical strategy game Code Name: STEAM will premiere on March 13, 2015 in North America. Boasting gameplay similar to Sega's Valkyria Chronicles, Code Name: STEAM features an alternate-history steampunk aesthetic and boasts a competitive head-to-head multiplayer mod...

December 5th 2014 at 10:16pm 0 Comments
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Code Name: STEAM launches on 2DS and 3DS in spring 2015, Nintendo announced today during its Direct livestream. Code Name: STEAM is a new, tactical IP from the Fire Emblem studio that puts players in charge of a four-person team. You'll have to take down enemies in turn-based battles and manage you...

November 5th 2014 at 5:11pm 0 Comments
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One of Nintendo's left-field announcements during E3 was Code Name: STEAM, a third-person, turn-based strategy game focused on killing aliens in a steampunk take of London. Oh yeah, that group of alien vanquishers is also formed by Abraham Lincoln. It's an odd concept to grasp from only a screens...

June 14th 2014 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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Had you been on the floor of the Los Angeles Convention Center this year, you would have heard one question, echoing from journalist to journalist: "This year feels a little ... weird, don't you think?" It's hard to put a finger on exactly why E3 2014 gave off a strange vibe, but darn it all, we're...

June 14th 2014 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Nintendo's newest IP is a turn-based strategy game for 3DS set in the steam age in London, and has players join an elite force created by Abraham Lincoln to battle an alien invasion. No, really. It's Code Name: STEAM, it's developed by Intelligent Systems, and it's due out in 2015. Even though it'...

June 11th 2014 at 9:19pm 0 Comments