News items tagged with nintendo

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
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. Fans have been waiting almos...

By Riley Little on 17 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
Fire Emblem Warriors Review

Fire Emblem Warriors Review

The large-scale combat of Dynasty Warriors collides with the heroes and tactics-heavy gameplay of Fire Emblem in a wonderful venture filled with action and ample fan service.

By Riley Little on 21 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
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 14 October 2017
Stardew Valley Dated for Nintendo Switch

Stardew Valley Dated for Nintendo Switch

Last February, Nintendo announced that the popular farm simulation game Stardew Valley would be making its way to the Nintendo Switch, and now we know exactly when fans can get their hands on it. A...

By Dalton Cooper on 13 October 2017
Stardew Valley is Coming to the Switch with Multiplayer

Stardew Valley is Coming to the Switch with Multiplayer

It’s been confirmed that Stardew Valley will make its way to the Nintendo Switch. The announcement was made at the Nindies Showcase event that took place earlier today. Stardew Valley is set to be re...

By Brad Jones on 13 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
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 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
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
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
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.

By Dalton Cooper on 16 November 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
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.

By Evan Hopkins on 16 November 2015
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 16 November 2015