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We brought you the video earlier today, but for those who still haven't figured it out, Google Pokemon Challenge is just a very clever April Fools prank by the company. To become a master, simply collect 150 different Pokemon scattered throughout Google's mobile apps, and "strong-willed" applicants with every single creature will be invited to Googleplex for a final hiring round, and the winner will ultimately start at Google as a Pokemon Master on September 1st, 2014," according to Laughing Squid. Continue reading for the video and more information.

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Let's face it, Nintendo is not in the best shape right now, financially, but they're only a game and / or platform (mobile) away from roaring back. During these past few decades, some of the company's most iconic characters, like Mario, Kirby, Link, and more, have changed quite a bit, here is their evolution. Click here to view the first image in this week's WINS gallery. Continue reading for a viral video explaining exactly why we get nervous.

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By combining a Nintendo Power Glove with 3D-printed parts, Easton LaChappelle has created a functional robotic prosthetic arm. Other items used include: LEGO bricks, fishing wire, and surgical tubing. His design utilizes 3D printing to help offset the high costs of prosthetic technology, and is controlled by a Teensy Arduini microcontroller, amplifier circuits and Bluetooth receivers. Continue reading for two videos and more information.

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If Tim Burton created his own version of Pokemon, here is how some of the characters might look. While the main series consists of role-playing games, spinoffs encompass other genres such as action role-playing, puzzle, and digital pet games. It is the second best selling video game franchise worldwide, next to the Mario franchise. Continue reading for some interesting facts you may not have known about the series.

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What do you get when you combine Dragon Ball Z with Pokemon? The incredible Super Saiyan Pikachu of course, complete with spiky hair and torn clothes. That is just one of the many cool and geeky Pokemon mashups that we've rounded up for you today. Continue reading to see them all.

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Did you know that Nintendo was founded as a card company in late 1889, originally named Nintendo Koppai. Based in Kyoto, Japan, the business produced and marketed a playing card game called Hanafuda. However, their calling was video games. In 1983, Nintendo launched the Family Computer home video game console in Japan (abbreviated "Famicom" and known outside Japan as the Nintendo Entertainment System or NES) alongside ports of its most popular arcade titles. Click here to view the first image in this week's trolling gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of an ultra geeky cake with built-in projection technology.

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Super Mario Bros. has been highly influential, popularizing the side-scrolling genre. In 2005, IGN's poll named it as The Greatest Game Of All Time. The game also sold enormously well, and was the best-selling game of all time for approximately three decades, until Wii Sports took that title. Continue reading for more cool and interesting facts.

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Did you know that Pokemon X and Y introduced the France-inspired Kalos region and are the first games in the series to be rendered in 3D, as well as being released worldwide together? Continue reading to see what 25 of the 713 characters would look like in the real world.

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The best-selling gaming console of its time, the NES helped revitalize the US video game industry following the video game crash of 1983, and set the standard for subsequent consoles of its generation. Did you know that Nintendo continued to support the console for 24-years after its release? Continue reading for more cool and random facts that might surprise you.

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Pokemon X and Pokemon Y were released to great fanfare this weekend, but these two games are still missing a few characters, such as Pikachoke as well as Kingsir. Fortunately, there are fans who create these custom evolutions and then post them online for all video game fanatics to see.

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