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<span style="font-size:162%;">[[Project:Community Portal|Welcome]] to the [[project:About|Nintendo Wiki]],</span><br/>
 
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your gateway to information on everything [[Nintendo]] - from the [[NES]] and the original [[Game Boy]] to the [[Wii U]] and the [[Nintendo 3DS]]. This Wiki-based system is free and open to the public - you can contribute to the Nintendo Wiki.
 
your gateway to information on everything [[Nintendo]] - from the [[NES]] and the original [[Game Boy]] to the [[Wii U]] and the [[Nintendo 3DS]]. This Wiki-based system is free and open to the public - you can contribute to the Nintendo Wiki.
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Welcome to the Nintendo Wiki,
your gateway to information on everything Nintendo - from the NES and the original Game Boy to the Wii U and the Nintendo 3DS. This Wiki-based system is free and open to the public - you can contribute to the Nintendo Wiki.

For up to date reviews on Nintendo games visit [1]----

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Captain Olimar
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Captain Olimar is a tiny humanoid alien from the planet Hocotate who stars in the Pikmin series. He was originally created by Shigeru Miyamoto for Pikmin. Olimar had his first adventure in Pikmin during which he crashes on an unexplored planet named PNF-404. He soon diqcover that the planet's atmosphere is toxic to him and most of its biosphere is hostile towards him. He estimate that he has 30 days to repair his ship before his space suit can no longer protect him. With the help of the native Pikmin, he manages to save himself and return to the planet later during Pikmin 2 and Pikmin 3 with a working ship and the goal to gather its treasures to save his company from Bankruptcy.

Olimar has also made several appearances outside of his mainline games. Notably in the spinoff, Hey! Pikmin but also in a series of short movies based on Pikmin. Olimar is also a mainstay of the Super Smash Bros. series since Super Smash Bros. Brawl.


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03/27/2016 - Twitter account
  • A new Twitter Account has been formed for this wiki. It will be retweeting news, post new quality articles as well as featuring some good articles from time to time. Astrogamer will be running it but, he'll be willing to accept additional mods.

04/26/2014 - Achievement Naming Contest Ended

04/16/2014 - Achievement Naming Contest

  • The Achievement Naming Contest has begun. You can submit your ideas for names of new achievements for the wiki to win a special badge.

08/01/2013 - SSB4 Character Finals End

  • The Finals of the New SSB Character Contest have ended! More info on the finals, including the winner can be found here.

08/09/2013 - SSB4 Character Finals

  • The Finals for the New SSB Character Contest has begun! More info on the finals can be found here.

07/19/2013 - SSB4 Character Semi-finals

  • The Semi-finals for the New SSB Character Contest has begun! More info on the semi-finals can be found here.

12/20/2012 - Wikia's 2012 Community Choice Awards Nominations

  • The Nintendo Wiki has been nominated twice in the Wikia's 2012 Community Choice Awards for the Wii U! You can help the Nintendo Wiki to win by voting for the Wii U in both polls. #1 #2

12/11/2012 - Change to Template:For

  • The Template:For is now depreciated and it is now part of Template:Head. It works just about the same as Template:For. To see how it works, go to the Template:Head page and check the usage section. A good example of its use is Pokémon Stadium 2.

11/24/2012 - New Forums

  • The new wikia forums have added to the Nintendo Wiki. It has a board for discussions about the wiki and discussions about Nintendo related subjects.

    Though blog posts should still be used to discuss news updates. The new forums are for discussions in general.

11/24/2012 - First Annual Nintendo Wiki Awards Ceremony

  • The profile sign-ups for the First Annual Nintendo Wiki Awards Ceremony have begun, please get your profile in as soon as possible!

11/12/2012 - Wii U Release Event (Giveaway)

11/10/2012 - Head Template

  • The Template:Head is officially finished it is now on every applicable page on the wiki. For examples of how to fill it out see Marth & Nintendo. There is also which provides a list of all pages that need to have their headers fixed. (Note: The new template should go on all normal pages excluding sub-pages, like galleries.)

11/05/2012 - Wii U Release Event

  • The Wii U release event has begun, check the main page as it will expand over the next several weeks.

10/26/12 - Page Rating System

10/12/12 - New Nintendo Magazine

9/19/12 - New Nintendo Wiki Video!

  • There is a new Nintendo Wiki video! It is about how to upload Pokémon sprites, made due to some changes to how to upload the sprites.

9/06/2012 - Nintendo Wiki stats

9/04/12 - New Nintendo Wiki Video!

8/15/2012 - Nintendo Wiki Livestream!

  • Tomorrow at 1PM EST we will be having our first livestream on the new livestream channel for Nintendo Wiki. It will be run by Rocketslime_1_1, and it will be a discussion about some things that are happening on the wiki. He will also answer any questions that you want to ask about the wiki on the livestream, so it is recommended that you make an account on Livestream so you can use the chat feature on it to ask questions. The livestream channel is located here. If you can't make it you can watch it later on the livestream channel, as it will be recorded. The livestream channel is now at NintendoWiki:Livestream. The livestream is over, due to a small problem that shouldn't happen again it wasn't recorded.

8/05/2012 - The Most Anticipated New Smash Bros. Character

  • We are holding a contest to see what who be the most anticipated new possible Smash Bros. character. The contest is located here. All users comment on the blog post will be awarded a badge at the end of the contest. Suggestions will end on August 10th, when the bracket is posted.


8/02/2012 - Badge System is Activated

  • The badge system is now activated. We currently have only one badge, but we will try to add more soon. The first badge is an event badge. Event Badges can be obtained by doing small quests that start on the pages for important upcoming games.

    Remember, if you have any ideas for new badges please send them to Rocketslime_1_1's talk page, as we are looking for ideas for new badges.


7/26/2012 - Badge System

  • We now have a new award system for the Nintendo Wiki, a Badge System! It will work alongside the achievement system as a way to give users awards for other things. (Example of the Badge System)

    We are also looking for ideas for what we should give awards for. If you have any ideas please send them to Rocketslime_1_1's talk page.


7/21/2012 - Image Names

  • This is a public notice. Lately some people have been giving images unspecific names. Doing so makes images harder to find. When uploading an image be sure to give it a good name. (ex. File:Ron & Ron (Artwork).png instead of File:hgydgfd7978ry38ye7%3&.png)


7/19/2012 - Guide to References


7/10/2012 - New Region Codes for Game Infoboxes

  • To replace the flags that used to be used we are now using globe images, because some of the flags were inaccurate.

Gear Icon Footer retired - see http://gaming.wikia.com/wiki/Introducing_New_Gaming_Footers

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