News items tagged with nintendo

Doom Switch Release Date Confirmed in New Trailer

Doom Switch Release Date Confirmed in New Trailer

Last month’s Nintendo Direct broadcast brought some good news for gamers looking forward to a top-tier FPS to play on their Switch, as it was confirmed that Doom would be heading to the console bef...

By Brad Jones on 24 January 2018
Miyamoto: Star Fox Zero is Most Underrated Wii U Game

Miyamoto: Star Fox Zero is Most Underrated Wii U Game

In an E3 2016 interview with Game Informer, Shigeru Miyamoto and Bill Trinen name Star Fox Zero and Pikmin 3 as two underrated Wii U exclusive titles. At less than 13 million units sold to date, it...

By Dalton Cooper on 24 January 2018
Doom Nintendo Switch Release Date Leaks

Doom Nintendo Switch Release Date Leaks

One of the surprise announcements from last week’s Nintendo Direct livestream was that DOOM would be coming to the Nintendo Switch. The first-person shooter’s publisher, Bethesda, confirmed that th...

By Jasmine Henry on 23 January 2018
Star Fox Zero Has A Touching Tribute To Satoru Iwata

Star Fox Zero Has A Touching Tribute To Satoru Iwata

Upcoming Wii U space shooter Star Fox Zero features an emotional send off message for fallen Nintendo CEO and beloved gaming personality Satoru Iwata. While many gaming CEO’s come and go, gamers ag...

By Evan Hopkins on 23 January 2018
Why Nintendo Switch is Succeeding Where Wii U Failed

Why Nintendo Switch is Succeeding Where Wii U Failed

Despite the massive success of the Wii, Nintendo was struggling to sell consumers on the Wii U, and that, combined with a slow start for the 3DS, saw it take financial losses for the first time in...

By Dalton Cooper on 23 January 2018
Nintendo Switch: DOOM and Wolfenstein 2 En Route

Nintendo Switch: DOOM and Wolfenstein 2 En Route

Nintendo’s latest Direct presentation brought with it a number of nice surprises and updates on some of the most anticipated titles arriving for the console in the near future. While a large portio...

By Riley Little on 22 January 2018
Enter Game Rant's Nintendo Switch Holiday Giveaway

Enter Game Rant's Nintendo Switch Holiday Giveaway

Game Rant is back with another giveaway, and this contest is open to EVERYONE. For this contest we have an ultimate gamer giveaway that includes four Nintendo Switch games and an amiibo from The Le...

By Dalton Cooper on 22 January 2018
Animal Crossing Pocket Camp Gardening Update Arrives

Animal Crossing Pocket Camp Gardening Update Arrives

The latest update for Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp has arrived, and players will finally be able to discover what the the new gardens have in store for them, as their camp sites get a much-needed e...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 21 January 2018
Pokemon GO Fans Start Petition to Remove EX Raids

Pokemon GO Fans Start Petition to Remove EX Raids

Frustration over the EX Raid system in Pokemon GO has reached a boiling point for some players, who are now signing a petition to eliminate the system altogether. The petition was created by Randy Kh...

By Curt Hutson on 21 January 2018
Pokemon GO Adding New Gift Boxes for the Holiday, New Year?

Pokemon GO Adding New Gift Boxes for the Holiday, New Year?

Pokemon GO players are busy hunting down Groudon this week, but it is very likely that a new batch of activities is about to arrive with the inevitable Christmas holiday event. Official details abo...

By Denny Connolly on 21 January 2018
Pokemon GO Makes Smart Change for Gym Battle Screen

Pokemon GO Makes Smart Change for Gym Battle Screen

Without a doubt, Pokemon GO fans are highly anticipating the game’s holiday event for 2017, as the title’s latest datamine has revealed quite a big batch of gift boxes that are likely to arrive in...

By Kyle Sledge on 21 January 2018
Pokemon GO Confirms AR+ Mode as Apple Exclusive

Pokemon GO Confirms AR+ Mode as Apple Exclusive

Not too long ago, a Pokemon GO datamine of version 0.87.5 revealed the developer Niantic had plans to introduce an AR Plus mode that would be a more in-depth version of the popular mobile augmented...

By Kyle Sledge on 21 January 2018
Pokemon GO: Gen 3 Ice and Water Types Released

Pokemon GO: Gen 3 Ice and Water Types Released

After much anticipation, Pokemon GO developer Niantic has finally announced the game’s holiday event for 2017. Not only does the event bring back Santa Hat Pikachu for a limited time, but it will a...

By Jasmine Henry on 21 January 2018
The Next Legend of Zelda Game is in Development

The Next Legend of Zelda Game is in Development

2017 was a big year for The Legend of Zelda, with Breath of the Wild winning Game of the Year at The Game Awards and earning near-universal acclaim from various publications. Now that Breath of the...

By Dalton Cooper on 21 January 2018
Pokemon GO Adds Two New Shiny Pokemon

Pokemon GO Adds Two New Shiny Pokemon

After much anticipation, Pokemon GO developer Niantic has finally revealed the mobile augmented reality title’s holiday event for 2017, which not only brings back Santa Hat Pikachu for a limited ti...

By Kyle Sledge on 21 January 2018
Pokemon GO: Niantic Adding New Pokestops

Pokemon GO: Niantic Adding New Pokestops

With Pokemon GO‘s holiday event for 2017 set to go live today, it won’t be a major surprise if many fans of the popular augmented reality title jump back into trainer mode in order to discover the...

By Kyle Sledge on 21 January 2018
Pokemon GO Holiday 2017 Event Start Time Confirmed

Pokemon GO Holiday 2017 Event Start Time Confirmed

While Taiwan’s Google Play Store leaked details on Pokemon GO‘s holiday 2017 event, Niantic itself has now confirmed its existence. Not only has Niantic detailed what fans can expect from the game’...

By Dalton Cooper on 21 January 2018
Pokemon GO: Delibird Added with Surprise Gift

Pokemon GO: Delibird Added with Surprise Gift

Today, the game developer Niantic brought some sizable updates to the popular mobile augmented reality title, Pokemon GO, with the inclusion of Gen 3 Ice and Water-types from Pokemon Ruby and Sapph...

By Kyle Sledge on 21 January 2018
Nintendo Switch the Fastest-Selling Console Ever in USA

Nintendo Switch the Fastest-Selling Console Ever in USA

The Nintendo Switch has already found record-breaking success in Japan, where it beat the PS2’s first-year sales. The console has found similar success around the world, as Nintendo has confirmed t...

By Jasmine Henry on 21 January 2018
Detective Pikachu Gets March Release Date in the West

Detective Pikachu Gets March Release Date in the West

About a month ago, the European rating board known as PEGI officially rated the adventure game Detective Pikachu, which indicated the inevitability of the 3DS title coming to European and North Ame...

By Kyle Sledge on 21 January 2018
Xbox One Outsold PS4 in December 2017

Xbox One Outsold PS4 in December 2017

While exact NPD numbers aren’t available quite yet, we now know that the Xbox One outsold the PlayStation 4 in December 2017. This is according to Head of Xbox Games Marketing Aaron Greenberg, who...

By Dalton Cooper on 21 January 2018
Pokemon GO Introduces Monthly Community Day Event

Pokemon GO Introduces Monthly Community Day Event

Just recently, Niantic disappointed many Pokemon GO fans by announcing plans to end support for certain iPhones and iPads that are “not capable of upgrading to iOS 11,” as it could leave many playe...

By Kyle Sledge on 21 January 2018
Pokemon GO Adds Kyogre, But It's Not Available Yet

Pokemon GO Adds Kyogre, But It's Not Available Yet

It appears that Kyogre, the legendary Generation 3 water type, has been officially added to Pokemon GO, though it isn’t available quite yet. The discovery was made by The Silph Road contributor Chral...

By Curt Hutson on 21 January 2018
Nintendo 2DS XL Pikachu Edition Coming Soon to US

Nintendo 2DS XL Pikachu Edition Coming Soon to US

Today, it was revealed that a once Japan-only title, Detective Pikachu, is set for a Western release date at the end of this month, with fans in the US understandably excited to finally be able to...

By Kyle Sledge on 21 January 2018
Nintendo Announces DIY Accessory Playsets for Switch

Nintendo Announces DIY Accessory Playsets for Switch

Earlier today, the Big N primed everyone for an announcement that would reveal a “new interactive experience” for Switch consoles geared toward “kids and those who are kids at heart,” which left pr...

By Kyle Sledge on 21 January 2018
Pokemon GO Adding More Gen 3 Pokemon Soon?

Pokemon GO Adding More Gen 3 Pokemon Soon?

Pokemon GO has had a fairly steady stream of new Pokemon added to the game recently, but developer Niantic shows no signs of slowing down. Fans of the mobile game have now discovered hints that at...

By Sarah Fields on 21 January 2018
Nintendo Labo: Future Toy-Con Kits Teased

Nintendo Labo: Future Toy-Con Kits Teased

Yesterday, Nintendo surprised everyone by announcing the Nintendo Labo. A DIY playset designed with younger audiences in mind, the kits would allow players to have all new experiences on the Ninten...

By Jasmine Henry on 21 January 2018
Nintendo Switch Sold 1.5 Million in US Last Month

Nintendo Switch Sold 1.5 Million in US Last Month

Without a doubt, the Nintendo Switch not only had an incredibly successful debut year in terms of giving critics and fans a great new platform on which to play fantastic games like The Legend of Ze...

By Kyle Sledge on 21 January 2018
Stardew Valley is 2017's Most Downloaded Game on Switch

Stardew Valley is 2017's Most Downloaded Game on Switch

Nintendo announces that the indie hit Stardew Valley is the most downloaded Switch title of 2017, beating out other hits like Minecraft, Sonic Mania, and more.

By Patrick Kirk on 20 January 2018
Super Mario Cereal with Amiibo Support Announced

Super Mario Cereal with Amiibo Support Announced

Kelloggs and Nintendo have confirmed the news that a Super Mario-themed cereal will release as soon as December 11th. A leak from earlier this week showed off the now-confirmed Super Mario Cereal b...

By Rory Young on 12 January 2018
Pokemon GO Makes Big Improvement to Weather System

Pokemon GO Makes Big Improvement to Weather System

Following the implementation of the real-world weather feature in the popular mobile augmented reality title Pokemon GO, Niantic faced a plethora of complaints from fans after they received extreme...

By Kyle Sledge on 12 January 2018
Pokemon GO Increases Storage Space in New Update

Pokemon GO Increases Storage Space in New Update

Not long ago, the developer Niantic announced its plans to bring Gen 3 starters and some other Hoenn region monsters to the popular augmented reality mobile title Pokemon GO. Now, in order to prepa...

By Kyle Sledge on 12 January 2018
Pokemon GO: This is What Star Pieces Do

Pokemon GO: This is What Star Pieces Do

Pokemon GO‘s holiday 2017 event is set to kick off later today, and it is bringing with it plenty of reasons for fans to get excited. Besides third generation water- and ice-type Pokemon and the ch...

By Dalton Cooper on 12 January 2018
Lost Nintendo Switch Tracked Down Thanks to Reddit

Lost Nintendo Switch Tracked Down Thanks to Reddit

While 2017 may have been a dreary year for many, it’s undeniable that there’s some good in this world, and one lucky gamer would likely attest just that after recovering their Nintendo Switch thank...

By Kyle Sledge on 12 January 2018
Rumor: Pokemon on Switch Details, Release Window Leaked

Rumor: Pokemon on Switch Details, Release Window Leaked

Speculation for the Nintendo Switch Pokemon game has been rampant since it was originally announced. Now, thanks to PokeSirena, gossip concerning some of the features for the next Pokemon game has...

By Joshua Duckworth on 12 January 2018
Pokemon GO Adds New Shiny Pokemon in Update

Pokemon GO Adds New Shiny Pokemon in Update

After months of anticipation, a slew of third generation Pokemon were finally added to Pokemon GO earlier today. Pokemon GO enthusiasts the world over have been out catching the new Pokemon, and so...

By Dalton Cooper on 12 January 2018
Nintendo Switch Virtual Console May Be Delayed

Nintendo Switch Virtual Console May Be Delayed

After falling well short of expectations with the Wii U, 2017 has been a year of redemption for Nintendo. The Nintendo Switch rocketed out of the gates back in March and never looked back, surpassi...

By Derek Nichols on 11 January 2018
Pokemon GO: How To Get Free Single-Use Incubators

Pokemon GO: How To Get Free Single-Use Incubators

After weeks of waiting, Pokemon GO players finally are getting some information about this year’s holiday event. In addition to the opportunity to catch a new batch of water- and ice-types, trainer...

By Denny Connolly on 11 January 2018
Pokemon GO Adding Two New Evolution Items

Pokemon GO Adding Two New Evolution Items

Two new Evolution items are coming to Pokemon GO, according to an update on the game’s official support site. The Deep Sea Scale and Deep Sea Tooth were included in a list of Evolution items posted o...

By Curt Hutson on 04 January 2018
Nintendo Patents Weird Robotics Technology

Nintendo Patents Weird Robotics Technology

On December 14, Nintendo filed a surprising international patent application for an unusual piece of robotics technology. Nintendo‘s patent application is for a “Passive Walking Device and Passive Wa...

By Matt Morgans on 31 December 2017
PoGO Adding New Way to Catch Pokemon with AR Plus

PoGO Adding New Way to Catch Pokemon with AR Plus

Without a doubt, there are surely still plenty of Pokemon GO fans attempting to defeat and catch Groudon in the title’s Legendary Battle Raids, while at the same time trying to nab every creature i...

By Kyle Sledge on 31 December 2017
Pokemon GO Changes Egg Rarity for Certain Pokemon

Pokemon GO Changes Egg Rarity for Certain Pokemon

Niantic is constantly making changes to its popular augmented reality game Pokemon GO, though it doesn’t always share these changes with players. Over the past month, it seems as though Niantic has...

By Dalton Cooper on 20 December 2017
Fire Emblem Warriors Review

Fire Emblem Warriors Review

As one of the more divisive layouts in gaming today, Dynasty Warriors has never quite resonated with players outside of its niche audience. Still, there’s something inherently appealing about the l...

By Riley Little on 20 December 2017
Best Black Friday Video Game Deals

Best Black Friday Video Game Deals

Black Friday 2017 is within touching distance now as shoppers will soon get their chance to save hundreds of dollars on gaming goods. There are Black Friday deals for almost everything, from brand...

By Jasmine Henry on 16 December 2017
Pokemon GO Car Crashes Lead to Millions in Damages, Multiple Deaths

Pokemon GO Car Crashes Lead to Millions in Damages, Multiple Deaths

A report published last year confirmed that Pokemon GO can be a huge distraction for drivers, as the game was involved in hundreds of thousands of traffic accidents in just 10 days. But while this...

By Jasmine Henry on 12 December 2017
Pokemon GO: Ho-oh Has a Very Low Catch Rate

Pokemon GO: Ho-oh Has a Very Low Catch Rate

Pokemon GO introduced Ho-oh raids earlier this week after much teasing and speculation over when the character was going to be added to the game. But while many players are delighted that Ho-oh has...

By Jasmine Henry on 12 December 2017
Pokemon GO: 3 Ways to Improve Combat

Pokemon GO: 3 Ways to Improve Combat

Pokemon GO remains one of the most popular mobile games on the market, but few would argue that it’s a perfect experience. On the contrary, there are still many ways Niantic could improve Pokemon G...

By Dalton Cooper on 12 December 2017
Ubisoft Reveals Deals on Nintendo Switch Games

Ubisoft Reveals Deals on Nintendo Switch Games

Since its the first year the console has been available, there haven’t been many Nintendo Switch deals for the holiday shopping season. However, Ubisoft has stepped forward to give fans discounts o...

By Dalton Cooper on 03 December 2017
Pokemon GO: Why Alolan Pokemon Might Come Soon

Pokemon GO: Why Alolan Pokemon Might Come Soon

We’re nearly a year and six months removed from the game’s launch in June of 2016 and Pokemon GO is still missing hundreds of Pokemon. Developer Niantic has announced plans to slowly introduce gen...

By Dalton Cooper on 30 November 2017
Pocket Camp: Materials Offered By Every Villager

Pocket Camp: Materials Offered By Every Villager

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp is out and social media feeds are already filled with players eagerly sharing their friend codes. To make sure your camp is cool, cute, or sporty enough to show off to...

By Denny Connolly on 30 November 2017
Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp Adding New Villagers Soon

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp Adding New Villagers Soon

Nintendo’s mobile Animal Crossing game, Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp, has now arrived, letting players design and manage their own campsites. Players are already enjoying what the new game has to o...

By Jasmine Henry on 29 November 2017
Pokemon GO: New Legendary Appearing in Raids Worldwide

Pokemon GO: New Legendary Appearing in Raids Worldwide

Pokemon GO players managed to complete Niantic’s Global Catch Challenge, catching over 3 billion Pokemon in a week’s time. As a result, various rewards were unlocked for all Pokemon GO players, but...

By Dalton Cooper on 29 November 2017
Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Collector’s Edition Pre-Order

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Collector’s Edition Pre-Order

The upcoming Switch role-playing game Xenoblade Chronicles 2 is a mere two months away and Nintendo is readying for its release. The game’s special edition is available for pre-order today, as well...

By Curt Hutson on 27 November 2017
Pokemon GO Halloween Event Increases Corsola Spawn Rate

Pokemon GO Halloween Event Increases Corsola Spawn Rate

Pokemon GO fans the world over are currently participating in the game’s Halloween 2017 event, which includes double candy and a huge increase in ghost-type Pokemon. However, the Pokemon GO Hallowe...

By Dalton Cooper on 27 November 2017
Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon Exclusive Pokemon

Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon Exclusive Pokemon

Since the franchise started with Pokemon Red and Blue, Pokemon games have had Pokemon exclusive to each version. The idea behind this is that players have to find others with the opposite version o...

By Dalton Cooper on 27 November 2017
Pikachu Does the Unthinkable in New Pokemon Movie

Pikachu Does the Unthinkable in New Pokemon Movie

Pokemon the Movie: I Choose You!, the latest Pokemon feature length film, has been somewhat of a magnet for controversy. Fans were upset when it was revealed that series regulars Brock and Misty wo...

By Dalton Cooper on 27 November 2017
Skyrim Nintendo Switch Review Roundup: A Quality Port

Skyrim Nintendo Switch Review Roundup: A Quality Port

After much anticipation, the Nintendo Switch version of The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim will be released later this week. Bethesda has managed to squeeze its fantasy RPG epic onto the new Nintendo cons...

By Jasmine Henry on 27 November 2017
Pokemon GO Fixing Raid Battle Tracking

Pokemon GO Fixing Raid Battle Tracking

Pokemon GO raids continue to be a source of controversy for the popular mobile game. Many fans have criticized the way raids are implemented in the game, particularly EX Raids, which currently seem...

By Dalton Cooper on 27 November 2017
Weird Super Mario Odyssey Glitch Lets Players Cheat

Weird Super Mario Odyssey Glitch Lets Players Cheat

One of the more addicting little mini-games in Super Mario Odyssey takes place in New Donk City and sees everyone’s favorite ex-plumber attempting to beat the jump rope high scores of other players...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 27 November 2017
Nintendo Switch and 3DS Holiday Cyber Sale Starts

Nintendo Switch and 3DS Holiday Cyber Sale Starts

Black Friday is arriving early for the Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS platforms. Today Nintendo launched a holiday “Cyber Deals” promotion that will last through December 11th, offering discounts...

By Rory Young on 27 November 2017
Pokemon GO Dev Allegedly Files Complaint Against Rival

Pokemon GO Dev Allegedly Files Complaint Against Rival

Pokemon GO has made over a billion dollars, giving players a new way to use the augmented reality (AR) technology in their smartphones. The game’s success means that many similar AR games have been...

By Jasmine Henry on 27 November 2017
Mario Odyssey is the Fastest Selling Mario Game in US

Mario Odyssey is the Fastest Selling Mario Game in US

The numbers are in, and it’s official: Super Mario Odyssey has become the fastest selling Mario game in the United States. Since its announcement back in January, the hype surrounding Super Mario Ody...

By Olivia Falk on 27 November 2017
New Pokemon GO Safari Event Coming This Month

New Pokemon GO Safari Event Coming This Month

Over the past several month, Pokemon GO has hosted seven different Safari Zone events in shopping centres all around Europe. In total, over 20,000 trainers have made an appearance at these small-sc...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 27 November 2017
Pokemon GO: 5 Things Draconius GO Does Better

Pokemon GO: 5 Things Draconius GO Does Better

Considering the massive success that is Pokemon GO, it’s not surprising that other developers have attempted to emulate it. While there are numerous Pokemon GO clones out in the wild, the most prom...

By Dalton Cooper on 27 November 2017
Pokemon Ultra Sun, Ultra Moon: 5 Tips From a Champion

Pokemon Ultra Sun, Ultra Moon: 5 Tips From a Champion

With Pokemon Ultra Sun and Pokemon Ultra Moon releasing on November 17, countless Pokemon trainers will begin brand new journeys as they seek to become true Pokemon Champions and find out what new...

By John Jacques on 27 November 2017
Pokemon GO Ending Support for Millions on iOS

Pokemon GO Ending Support for Millions on iOS

Pokemon GO has over 500 million players, with many of them playing the game every single day. But those numbers may soon drop as the game will no longer be playable for millions of users running an...

By Jasmine Henry on 27 November 2017
Pokemon GO Datamine Reveals New Shiny Pokemon

Pokemon GO Datamine Reveals New Shiny Pokemon

Pokemon GO received a performance-enhancing update earlier today, and like most updates for Niantic’s popular mobile game, it has since been analyzed by dataminers. Besides some evidence that Niant...

By Dalton Cooper on 27 November 2017
New Pokemon Games Pay Tribute to Iwata

New Pokemon Games Pay Tribute to Iwata

While Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon is only supposed to be an updated version of the 3DS titles with a few changes and some new Pokemon, players have discovered one touching addition to the game...

By Joshua Duckworth on 27 November 2017
Pokemon Ultra Moon Review

Pokemon Ultra Moon Review

Is Nintendo’s improved take on Pokemon Sun and Moon worth playing through once more, or is it too similar to justify another jaunt through the islands of Alola?

By Cody Gravelle on 24 November 2017
Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Review

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Review

Monolith Soft brings the massive open world of Xenoblade Chronicles to the Nintendo Switch, but can it compete with the console’s titanic first-party releases this year?

By Cody Gravelle on 24 November 2017
10 Best Ghost-Type Pokemon

10 Best Ghost-Type Pokemon

In the first generation of Pokemon games, Game Freak introduced three ghost-type Pokemon, all part of the same evolutionary line. Since the days of Gastly, Haunter, and Gengar, the number of ghost-...

By Dalton Cooper on 19 November 2017
New Pokemon GO Improvements Will Be Announced Next Week

New Pokemon GO Improvements Will Be Announced Next Week

Earlier this week, Niantic announced a new venture with Warner Bros. Interactive and Portkey Games called Harry Potter: Wizards Unite. Recognizing that some fans may be worried that the new Harry P...

By Dalton Cooper on 13 November 2017
What Each Super Mario Odyssey Amiibo Unlocks In-Game

What Each Super Mario Odyssey Amiibo Unlocks In-Game

As with the majority of Nintendo games these days, Super Mario Odyssey allows players to use Amiibo in-game to acquire a little bonus content. Just like in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild,...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 13 November 2017
Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle Ultra Challenge Trailer

Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle Ultra Challenge Trailer

There were some doubts about whether Ubisoft could make magic with Nintendo’s biggest franchise ahead of the release of Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle, but the game has proven to be an enormous hi...

By Brad Jones on 13 November 2017
6 Things Pokemon on Nintendo Switch Needs to Have

6 Things Pokemon on Nintendo Switch Needs to Have

When Nintendo officially confirmed that a Pokemon RPG for the Switch was in development, fans of the series were delighted. But sadly, neither Nintendo nor developer Game Freak have revealed many o...

By Jasmine Henry on 13 November 2017
5 Reasons Team Rocket’s Return to Pokemon is a Big Deal

5 Reasons Team Rocket’s Return to Pokemon is a Big Deal

Every hero has “their” villain. While a protagonist might face off against a myriad number of foes before their journey is done, there is always one that stands out among the rest as the perfect fo...

By Cody Gravelle on 13 November 2017
Nintendo is Ramping Up Switch Production

Nintendo is Ramping Up Switch Production

The Nintendo Switch has certainly been having a prolific inaugural year with hit titles like The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild and Mario Odyssey taking full advantage of the portable system....

By John Jacques on 13 November 2017
How Long Does Super Mario Odyssey Take to Beat?

How Long Does Super Mario Odyssey Take to Beat?

Super Mario Odyssey has been available for a couple of days now, and it is taking the gaming industry by storm. Earning enough perfect scores to make it the new highest-rated game to date, it’s saf...

By Dalton Cooper on 13 November 2017
Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon Make Mimikyu Creepier

Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon Make Mimikyu Creepier

One of the creepiest new Pokemon introduced in Pokemon Sun and Moon was Mimikyu. A ghost/fairy-type Pokemon, Mimikyu’s appearance is said to cause illness, and so it dresses itself up as Pikachu to...

By Dalton Cooper on 13 November 2017
Pokemon GO: Fan with MD Reaches Level 32

Pokemon GO: Fan with MD Reaches Level 32

Sarah Ehrenfried wasn’t supposed to live past the age of two. Now at the age of 12, Sarah is a straight-A student who loves reading, going to school, and playing video games. One of Sarah’s favorit...

By Dalton Cooper on 13 November 2017
Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser's Minions Review

Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser's Minions Review

Upon its debut in 2003, Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga for the Game Boy Advance was a welcomed venture by RPG aficionados. Since then the company has continued to cater to this demand by turning...

By Riley Little on 13 November 2017
Mario Dances In Super Mario Odyssey Musical Trailer

Mario Dances In Super Mario Odyssey Musical Trailer

We’ve seen Mario do a lot of things over the years, but dancing is a new one. The latest Super Mario Odyssey trailer is musical feast for the eyes and ears that show Mario and Cappy cutting a rug t...

By Curt Hutson on 27 October 2017
Sony Is Releasing A Nintendo Switch Game

Sony Is Releasing A Nintendo Switch Game

Sony Music Entertainment has just launched a brand new video game label called Unties, and it’s aiming to streamline small independent game studios with the company’s large production channels. Tod...

By John Jacques on 27 October 2017
5 Superstitious Things Pokemon Players Do

5 Superstitious Things Pokemon Players Do

The Pokemon series has been around since 1996, but while the style of the series and the platforms it can be played upon has changed, a lot of fans’ mindsets have stayed the same. Pokemon players w...

By Jasmine Henry on 27 October 2017
New 3DS XL SNES Edition Announced for North America

New 3DS XL SNES Edition Announced for North America

Those who were heartbroken when the Nintendo 3DS XL Super NES Edition was released exclusively in Europe will be overjoyed to learn this charming console is heading to the US. The device won’t look l...

By Curt Hutson on 27 October 2017
Pokemon GO: Did PokeStops Get Stealth Nerfed?

Pokemon GO: Did PokeStops Get Stealth Nerfed?

While many people stopped playing Pokemon GO last year, there are millions of fans that have remained dedicated to the innovative augmented reality game. These dedicated players spend their days ha...

By Dalton Cooper on 27 October 2017
Pokemon GO Update Prepares for Gen 3 Release

Pokemon GO Update Prepares for Gen 3 Release

A new update for Pokemon GO is now live for the iOS version of the game, and dataminers have discovered that it is setting the stage for the addition of third generation Pokemon. The game’s GAME_MA...

By Dalton Cooper on 27 October 2017
Super Mario Odyssey Review

Super Mario Odyssey Review

Super Mario Odyssey is a spectacular return to form that’ll delight casual players and platforming fans, delivering one of the biggest and best games ever from Nintendo.

By Riley Little on 24 October 2017
10 Unlikely Games We Want on a Nintendo 64 Classic

10 Unlikely Games We Want on a Nintendo 64 Classic

Nostalgia is one of the more marketable aspects of the gaming industry nowadays, with remakes surfacing as some of the most anticipated titles for gamers the world over. Nintendo in particular has...

By Riley Little on 19 October 2017
Pokemon GO Equinox Event Stardust Problem Fixed

Pokemon GO Equinox Event Stardust Problem Fixed

Niantic has announced the issue surrounding double Stardust rewards during the Pokemon GO Equinox Event has been resolved. The company took to Twitter to ease the woes of Pokemon GO players experienc...

By Curt Hutson on 10 October 2017
Metroid Franchise: 'No Plans For Another Remake'

Metroid Franchise: 'No Plans For Another Remake'

In the wake of news that Metroid Prime 4 had entered development for Nintendo Switch, the secondary reveal that a remake of Metroid 2: Return of Samus was en route struck many as the cherry on top...

By Riley Little on 09 October 2017
Ultra Street Fighter 2 Debut Stronger Than MvC in UK

Ultra Street Fighter 2 Debut Stronger Than MvC in UK

Although Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite released on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One just last week, it looks as if debut sales for the title have not been too substantial, at least as far as numbers i...

By Kyle Sledge on 09 October 2017
Super Mario Run Adding Princess Daisy, New World

Super Mario Run Adding Princess Daisy, New World

Nintendo has never made it secret that it planned on adding new playable characters to Super Mario Run, and on September 29th, a new character will finally join the game. In the next update, Prince...

By Dalton Cooper on 09 October 2017
Pokemon GO: Entei Now Available In America

Pokemon GO: Entei Now Available In America

After a month of hunting down Raikou, Pokemon GO players in the Americas are more than ready for the legendary rotation. It’s been a mystery which of the hounds would arrive next, but the secret is...

By Denny Connolly on 09 October 2017
Pokemon GO Green Screen Bug Found During Raids

Pokemon GO Green Screen Bug Found During Raids

Another day, another Pokemon GO bug discovered. The popular mobile AR game may not actually have a new bug everyday, but for the hardcore players who are heavily impacted by bugs, it sometimes feel...

By Denny Connolly on 09 October 2017
Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon Has Trainers Leaving Alola

Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon Has Trainers Leaving Alola

A new trailer for Pokemon Ultra Sun and Pokemon Ultra Moon has arrived, bringing with it new information about trainers’ new quests in and around the Alola region. It seems that in this new take o...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 09 October 2017
9 of the Weirdest Pokemon Fan Theories

9 of the Weirdest Pokemon Fan Theories

The Pokemon series of games that has been running since 1996 has spawned many bizarre spin-offs and has sold millions of copies across the globe. Fortunately, the popularity of the franchise (and a...

By Jasmine Henry on 09 October 2017
SNES Classic Sells Out in Minutes at Gamestop

SNES Classic Sells Out in Minutes at Gamestop

The SNES Classic Edition released roughly 24 hours ago and, as expected, Nintendo seems to have another hit on its hands. Gamers who were unable to secure a pre-order when they went on sale headed...

By Denny Connolly on 09 October 2017
Breath of the Wild Takes Top Prize at Tokyo Game Show

Breath of the Wild Takes Top Prize at Tokyo Game Show

Although much of the hype has finally died down for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, there’s no denying the impact it had when the game released earlier this year. Already having been award...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 09 October 2017
Pokemon Sun and Moon: How To Claim Free Celebi

Pokemon Sun and Moon: How To Claim Free Celebi

Pokemon GO players are out hatching eggs during the equinox event, but 3DS gamers are still trying to catch ’em all too. With the new release of Pokemon Gold and Silver on the 3DS eShop, consumers...

By Denny Connolly on 09 October 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Mod Adds 'Sanic' the Hedgehog

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Mod Adds 'Sanic' the Hedgehog

In the last couple of months, those PC players who have been emulating The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild have been running wild with mod content for the game. Although some of the fan-made co...

By Rob Gordon on 09 October 2017
Pokemon GO: How to Conquer Gyms in 12 Minutes

Pokemon GO: How to Conquer Gyms in 12 Minutes

It’s been four months since Niantic rolled out the Pokemon GO Gym update and yet fans are still coming up with new strategies to make the most of the gameplay feature. The latest strategy that play...

By Jasmine Henry on 09 October 2017
Monster Hunter Stories Review

Monster Hunter Stories Review

As one of Capcom’s flagship properties in Japan, Monster Hunter has struggled to resonate with western audiences. Perhaps this lingering desire to break through to a new demographic is what trigger...

By Riley Little on 09 October 2017
Metroid: Samus Returns Review

Metroid: Samus Returns Review

It has been 13 years since the Metroid franchise last threw the titular Samus Aran into a side-scrolling shooter, and that’s a reality that’s been looked upon rather disparagingly by fans of the se...

By Riley Little on 09 October 2017
Pokken Tournament DX Review

Pokken Tournament DX Review

As one of the more divisive fighting games, Pokken Tournament struggled to find a dedicated user base following its release. Some believed it to lack competitive depth, while more casual users grew...

By Riley Little on 07 October 2017
NBA 2K18 Microtransactions Changed Following Backlash

NBA 2K18 Microtransactions Changed Following Backlash

NBA 2K18 was released this week on PC and consoles (including the Nintendo Switch). And while fans of the basketball sim series are thrilled with the addition of The Neighborhood social space, thes...

By Jasmine Henry on 04 October 2017
Star Fox 2 SNES Carts are Already Being Pirated

Star Fox 2 SNES Carts are Already Being Pirated

Ask anyone which console they have their eyes on right now, and they’ll likely answer with “the SNES Classic Edition.” Nintendo’s highly anticipated console launched just a day ago, on September 29...

By AJ Caulfield on 04 October 2017
Pokemon GO: Everything That Hatches From Special Eggs

Pokemon GO: Everything That Hatches From Special Eggs

The equinox event is up and running in the world of Pokemon GO and players are currently busy racking up double stardust and trying to hatch as many 2km eggs as possible. Now that the event bug inv...

By Denny Connolly on 03 October 2017
Nintendo Clamps Down on YouTube Livestreams

Nintendo Clamps Down on YouTube Livestreams

Over the years, Nintendo has taken a more protective view of its intellectual property than some other companies, and nowhere is this more true than with the Nintendo Creators Program, which allows...

By Rob Gordon on 03 October 2017
Bethesda Makes Retro Skyrim Box for SNES Classic Launch

Bethesda Makes Retro Skyrim Box for SNES Classic Launch

Without a doubt, today’s official launch of the SNES Classic is an exciting prospect for many, especially for those who were lucky or determined enough to get their hands on Nintendo’s latest retro...

By Kyle Sledge on 03 October 2017
Pokemon GO Equinox Event Boxes Detailed

Pokemon GO Equinox Event Boxes Detailed

The popular mobile game Pokemon GO is currently holding an Equinox Event that affords trainers unique opportunities, such as the chance to purchase special boxes from the in-game shop. For the Poke...

By Curt Hutson on 02 October 2017
PS4 Should Support Cross-Play, Just Not With Xbox

PS4 Should Support Cross-Play, Just Not With Xbox

The notion of cross-platform play would have seemed absurd to gaming fans even half a decade ago, when people still earnestly believed that the famed “console wars” of the early-to-mid-2000s would...

By Cody Gravelle on 29 September 2017
Pokken Tournament DX Review in Progress

Pokken Tournament DX Review in Progress

As one of the more divisive fighting games, Pokken Tournament struggled to find a dedicated user base following its release. Some believed it to lack competitive depth, while more casual users grew...

By Riley Little on 29 September 2017
Shinji Mikami Wants The Evil Within 2 on the Switch

Shinji Mikami Wants The Evil Within 2 on the Switch

A few months ago, it was revealed that legendary horror game developer Shinji Mikami is not directing The Evil Within 2, the followup to his well-received 2014 game. Even though Mikami is not as de...

By Dalton Cooper on 29 September 2017
Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon Trailer Shows Off Photo Club

Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon Trailer Shows Off Photo Club

The Pokemon Company has released a new trailer for Pokemon Ultra Sun and Pokemon Ultra Moon, offering one of the first looks into the upcoming RPGs’ gameplay. That includes new features, like the P...

By Rory Young on 27 September 2017
Kirby for Nintendo Switch Gets Name and Release Window

Kirby for Nintendo Switch Gets Name and Release Window

As the dust settles from the latest Nintendo Direct presentation, gamers have been left with quite a lot to think about when weighing up whether or not they want to buy a Nintendo Switch. One of t...

By Riley Little on 24 September 2017
Analysts Say Switch Sales Will Hit 130 Million by 2022

Analysts Say Switch Sales Will Hit 130 Million by 2022

After securing the title of Nintendo’s fastest selling console ever, it’s no secret that the Switch has been a major success for the company. Following its release this past March, the aforemention...

By Riley Little on 24 September 2017
Pokemon GO: How to Catch Mewtwo

Pokemon GO: How to Catch Mewtwo

Catching any legendary Pokemon in Pokemon GO is no easy task, but Mewtwo puts up an even greater challenge than his counterparts. This isn’t because of his catch rate, which is actually higher than...

By Dalton Cooper on 24 September 2017
Evidence Found for Pokemon Crystal on Nintendo 3DS

Evidence Found for Pokemon Crystal on Nintendo 3DS

Upon confirming that Pokemon Gold and Silver would be arriving on the Nintendo 3DS’s Virtual Console, many fans immediately began to wonder why Pokemon Crystal was left without a release as well....

By Riley Little on 23 September 2017
Stardew Valley Dated for Nintendo Switch

Stardew Valley Dated for Nintendo Switch

Stardew Valley’s creator announces that the hit farming simulator game will come to the Nintendo Switch on October 5th, but without multiplayer functionality.

By Dalton Cooper on 23 September 2017
Pokemon GO Plus iOS 11 Bug Still Not Fixed

Pokemon GO Plus iOS 11 Bug Still Not Fixed

Pokemon GO players who use an iPhone and the GO Plus device have been struggling with a very annoying problem recently. Hopes were high that Niantic would work out the bug, but the final release of...

By Denny Connolly on 21 September 2017
Netflix App Ready for Switch, Needs Nintendo's Approval

Netflix App Ready for Switch, Needs Nintendo's Approval

With the Nintendo Switch having performed so well during its launch period, it seems unusual that the console/handheld hybrid is still yet to feature a video streaming service. Luckily, for all tho...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 20 September 2017
Wolfenstein 2 Releases Brutal, NSFW Gameplay Trailer

Wolfenstein 2 Releases Brutal, NSFW Gameplay Trailer

Just yesterday, Bethesda and MachineGames released a gameplay teaser trailer for the forthcoming first-person shooter Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus that hinted at a much larger and more sumptuous...

By Kyle Sledge on 20 September 2017
Okamiden Character Videos Get Players Acquainted With the Colorful Cast

Okamiden Character Videos Get Players Acquainted With the Colorful Cast

Fans of the cult-classic PS2 and Wii hit, Okami, have been long awaiting the direct sequel, Okamiden. Nintendo and Capcom have decided to ease the anticipation of the game’s release by unveiling...

By Tyler Davis on 19 September 2017
Pokemon GO: Rare Pokemon Are Allegedly Spawning More

Pokemon GO: Rare Pokemon Are Allegedly Spawning More

A bevy of reports from gamers the world over indicates that Pokemon GO has been on the receiving end of an overhaul that makes rare Pokemon spawn more frequently. As expected, it’s been a tough slo...

By Riley Little on 19 September 2017
2015 Game Developers Choice Awards Nominations

2015 Game Developers Choice Awards Nominations

The Game Developers Conference has grown an incredible amount since its beginnings 27 years ago where 25 developers met in a living room. The trade show now hosts thousands of attendees, all sort...

By Rob Keyes on 19 September 2017
Pokemon GO: Allegedly Rare Pokemon Are Spawning More

Pokemon GO: Allegedly Rare Pokemon Are Spawning More

A bevy of reports from gamers the world over indicates that Pokemon GO has been on the receiving end of an overhaul that makes rare Pokemon spawn more frequently. As expected, it’s been a tough slo...

By Riley Little on 19 September 2017
Pokemon Sun and Moon: New Creatures Announced

Pokemon Sun and Moon: New Creatures Announced

The Pokemon Company unveils more new Pokemon for upcoming titles Pokemon Sun and Moon, but also announces that the Pokemon Bank feature will not be available at launch. With the release of Pokemon...

By Rob Gordon on 19 September 2017
Pokemon GO: Pokemon Gym Encounters Now Count As 'Seen'

Pokemon GO: Pokemon Gym Encounters Now Count As 'Seen'

Niantic quietly rolls out a Pokemon GO tweak, causing the Pokedex to record encounters with Pokemon in Gyms in addition to the existing wild Pokemon encounters. Although Niantic generally announces...

By Sarah Fields on 19 September 2017
Fire Emblem and Animal Crossing Mobile Games Delayed

Fire Emblem and Animal Crossing Mobile Games Delayed

Nintendo confirms that planned mobile games for both Fire Emblem and Animal Crossing have been delayed, due to the upcoming release of the recently announced Super Mario Run. It may have taken a wh...

By Rob Gordon on 19 September 2017
Pokemon GO: Datamine Reveals No  Ditto Easter Egg Yet

Pokemon GO: Datamine Reveals No Ditto Easter Egg Yet

Pokemon GO fans dig deep into the game’s latest update, hunting for data indicating that the rare Pokemon Ditto can be unlocked, but find no evidence that’s the case. Pokemon GO re-imagines one of...

By Sarah Fields on 19 September 2017
Super Mario Maker For Nintendo 3DS Review

Super Mario Maker For Nintendo 3DS Review

Nintendo’s port of Super Mario Maker is a great distraction for those that missed out on the Wii U installment, but it is lacking when compared to the console iteration. Upon the announcement of Su...

By Riley Little on 19 September 2017
The Switch's Late Night Debut Reveals More About It

The Switch's Late Night Debut Reveals More About It

Gamers carefully analyze footage of Jimmy Fallon and Reggie Fils-Aime trying out the Nintendo Switch, and determine that the console is definitely worth the hype. The official reveal trailer for th...

By Sarah Fields on 19 September 2017
Dragon Quest 7: Fragments of the Forgotten Past Review

Dragon Quest 7: Fragments of the Forgotten Past Review

Dragon Quest 7: Fragments of the Forgotten Past is an engaging remake of a well-liked classic that brings some much needed paint and portability to the overly long game. In 2016, gamers have becom...

By Riley Little on 19 September 2017
Study: Pokemon GO is Serious Distraction for Drivers

Study: Pokemon GO is Serious Distraction for Drivers

A new study published by JAMA Internal Medicine reveals shocking statistics about how many drivers are distracted because they’re playing Pokemon GO in the car. Unfortunately, there are many people...

By Dalton Cooper on 19 September 2017
Nintendo: Wii U and Amiibo Sales Dropping

Nintendo: Wii U and Amiibo Sales Dropping

In Nintendo’s latest financial earnings report, the company reveals that the Wii U continues to struggle in sales, but 3DS is enjoying a sales bump thanks to Pokemon GO. It’s no secret that the Wii...

By Dalton Cooper on 19 September 2017
Pokemon Sun & Moon Release First Mythical Pokemon

Pokemon Sun & Moon Release First Mythical Pokemon

North American audiences currently have the chance to capitalize on the official release of Pokemon Sun and Moon‘s first mythical creature from the games. It’s no secret that Nintendo’s Pokemon Sun...

By Kyle Sledge on 19 September 2017
Pokemon Sun and Moon: Which Starter Is Right For You?

Pokemon Sun and Moon: Which Starter Is Right For You?

Players are able to choose either Rowlet, Litten, or Popplio when they start their adventure in Sun and Moon, but which Pokemon makes the most sense for their team? It’s one of the toughest decisio...

By Riley Little on 19 September 2017
Super Mario Run Not Coming to Android This Year

Super Mario Run Not Coming to Android This Year

Super Mario Run has released on Android ahead of schedule. Nintendo’s popular mobile platformer was initially confirmed for a March 23 Android release date earlier this month, but the company has j...

By Jasmine Henry on 19 September 2017
Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle Review

Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle Review

It’s safe to say that, upon being leaked, very few were optimistic about the release of a turn-based strategy game that featured Super Mario and Rabbids characters interacting with one another. Aft...

By Riley Little on 19 September 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Videos Are About Good Eats

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Videos Are About Good Eats

Nintendo releases two brand new videos for its forthcoming action-adventure game The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, with both focusing on Link’s ability to cook. Although Nintendo has yet to...

By Kyle Sledge on 19 September 2017
Super Mario Run Will Be Partly Free to Play

Super Mario Run Will Be Partly Free to Play

During a financial briefing, Nintendo confirms that mobile game Super Mario Run will be partly free to play and that friends from Miitomo can be carried over. Announced as part of Nintendo’s plans...

By Jasmine Henry on 19 September 2017
Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon Review

Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon Review

Hoping to change things up, Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon offer one of the most radical departures from the series’ longstanding formula. Fortunately, the gamble has paid off. If every facet of The...

By Riley Little on 19 September 2017
Yo-Kai Watch 2: Bony Spirits Review

Yo-Kai Watch 2: Bony Spirits Review

The arrival of Yo-Kai Watch 2: Bony Spirits provides fans with a familiar experience that changes very, very little when compared to the first iteration of the series. Initially billed as the ‘Poke...

By Riley Little on 19 September 2017
Super Mario Run Announced for iOS

Super Mario Run Announced for iOS

Shigeru Miyamoto announces that the Super Mario franchise is coming to iPhone during an Apple event, with the reveal of mobile platformer Super Mario Run. Even though Nintendo has been hesitant to...

By Rob Gordon on 19 September 2017
Star Fox Zero Made Me Feel Like I Was 6 Again

Star Fox Zero Made Me Feel Like I Was 6 Again

One editor goes hands-on with Star Fox Zero, and realizes that the game plays like a true extension of the classic Nintendo 64 iteration – opening a portal to 1997 in the process. I still remember...

By Riley Little on 19 September 2017
10 Biggest Video Game Hoaxes

10 Biggest Video Game Hoaxes

Game Rant takes a look back at the biggest hoaxes in video game history, from mysterious characters and hidden game modes through to fabricated new consoles and devices. With all of the complexitie...

By Rob Gordon on 19 September 2017
Mario Party: Star Rush Review

Mario Party: Star Rush Review

Mario Party: Star Rush does a lot to recreate the feeling of couch-based multiplayer and pioneers with a handful of new modes, but succumbs to its portable limitations in time. The original Mario...

By Riley Little on 19 September 2017
Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Gets Release Date on Switch

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Gets Release Date on Switch

Following the confirmation that a new Nintendo Direct presentation would be arriving today, it seemed obvious that the company would want to touch upon one of the biggest games it has releasing for...

By Riley Little on 17 September 2017
Pokemon GO EX Raid Battle Test Locations Revealed

Pokemon GO EX Raid Battle Test Locations Revealed

Pokemon GO EX Raid Battle testing would begin in September, was the latest word from Niantic on the new Raid Battle feature. The new system, which was first unveiled as Exclusive Raids, offers invi...

By Jasmine Henry on 17 September 2017
Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon Reveals New Ultra Beasts

Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon Reveals New Ultra Beasts

It’s an exciting time to be a Pokemon fan, as the latest Nintendo Direct reveals more exciting details about the upcoming Pokemon Ultra Sun and Pokemon Ultra Moon. The new trailer for the game cove...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 17 September 2017
This New Nintendo 2DS XL is Every Pokemon Fan's Dream

This New Nintendo 2DS XL is Every Pokemon Fan's Dream

It was a busy day for Nintendo, as the company held a brand new Direct event, giving fans a glimpse into its plans for the rest of 2017. While many fans were hoping for news on rumored Switch games...

By Derek Nichols on 17 September 2017
6 Gaming Splits Bigger Than Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie

6 Gaming Splits Bigger Than Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie

Breakups aren’t reserved for couples, celebrity or not, with plenty of blockbuster splits in the gaming industry making massive headlines and leaving their mark on the medium. Despite what many may...

By Riley Little on 17 September 2017
N64 Emulator Removed from Xbox Games Store

N64 Emulator Removed from Xbox Games Store

Just a few short days since it was discovered on the Xbox Games Store, the Nintendo 64 app has been pulled and users can no longer download the emulator. A Nintendo 64 emulator titled Win64e10 rece...

By Curt Hutson on 16 September 2017
Pokemon GO Player Robbed During Livestream

Pokemon GO Player Robbed During Livestream

An unidentified assailant attacks Pokemon GO player and Twitch streamer Rickey Yaneza while the latter was livestreaming Pokemon GO gameplay in Central Park. Since Pokemon GO launched last July, th...

By Dalton Cooper on 16 September 2017
Nintendo Switch: Skyrim Release Date Announced

Nintendo Switch: Skyrim Release Date Announced

Following the initial reveal trailer for the Nintendo Switch, many gamers were surprised to see that one of the premiere third-party developers on the console was none other than Bethesda. The publ...

By Riley Little on 16 September 2017
Super Mario Odyssey: Nintendo Reveals Brand New World

Super Mario Odyssey: Nintendo Reveals Brand New World

Another Nintendo Direct aired today that focused on the Switch and 3DS. To close things out, Nintendo gave viewers a broader look at the various worlds found in Super Mario Odyssey, including one s...

By Curt Hutson on 16 September 2017
Nintendo Switch Exclusive Square Enix RPG Releases Demo

Nintendo Switch Exclusive Square Enix RPG Releases Demo

Although the latest iterations of Final Fantasy haven’t been very similar to where the franchise started, Square Enix is still capable of making a classic turn-based JRPG. During today’s Nintendo D...

By Denny Connolly on 14 September 2017
Nintendo Boss: VR Has Few 'Truly Fun' Experiences

Nintendo Boss: VR Has Few 'Truly Fun' Experiences

The past 18 months have been huge for virtual reality gaming, with the Oculus Rift, PlayStation VR, and HTC Vive headsets all being released for consumers. But while the VR industry has the hardwar...

By Jasmine Henry on 14 September 2017
Stardew Valley is Coming to the Switch with Multiplayer

Stardew Valley is Coming to the Switch with Multiplayer

Nintendo confirms that last year’s sleeper hit Stardew Valley is headed to the Switch this summer, and it’s set to be the first version of the game to introduce multiplayer.

By Brad Jones on 23 February 2017
Miyamoto Teasing Something With Samurai Mario T-Shirt

Miyamoto Teasing Something With Samurai Mario T-Shirt

Shigeru Miyamoto teases fans with a T-shirt featuring Samurai Mario during his appearance on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, causing speculation online. Nintendo’s Shigeru Miyamoto, Reg...

By Jason Gallagher on 10 December 2016
Nintendo Offers $20,000 to Find 3DS Security Flaws

Nintendo Offers $20,000 to Find 3DS Security Flaws

In an attempt to curb piracy on the 3DS, Nintendo launches a program in which a $20,000 bounty will be offered to hackers who can find vulnerabilities in the console. One of the prevailing...

By Alexander Pan on 07 December 2016
Star Fox Guard Announced, Bundled With Wii U Game

Star Fox Guard Announced, Bundled With Wii U Game

Nintendo announces a new Star Fox game called Star Fox Guard, which will also be bundled with the upcoming Wii U game Star Fox Zero when it is released this April.

By Weston Albert on 11 March 2016
Watch the Official Star Fox Zero Animated Short Here

Watch the Official Star Fox Zero Animated Short Here

Nintendo releases a brief anime based on Star Fox Zero, featuring all of the beloved animal pilots from the main game. It’s actually quite good and can be watched here.

By Riley Little on 23 January 2016
Nintendo Tried to Make A Transforming Arwing Amiibo

Nintendo Tried to Make A Transforming Arwing Amiibo

Nintendo says the company tried to create an Arwing amiibo that would have launched with Star Fox Zero, but despite numerous tries they weren’t able to complete it.

By Weston Albert on 23 January 2016