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Watch Nintendo Direct Miiverse specials now

Missed today's shows? Watch them again now!

The Japanese editions of Nintendo Direct are always a mysterious and wonderful thing. Perhaps it's the fact that we can't understand a word, or that Satoru Iwata always ends up doing something weird, but something about them is just captivating.

Today's was more captivating than usual, given that this is the official unveiling of Miiverse, Nintendo's new social network and the first screen you'll see when you switch on your Wii U.

Given that Nintendo have stayed tight-lipped about it for so long, it was good to see what's been kept from us since we saw it at E3 back in June. It was followed up by a US presentation by Nintendo US boss Reggie Fils-Aime. Missed the shows? You can watch them both below.

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