News items tagged with nintendo

‘Journey,’ ‘The Walking Dead,’ & ‘Far Cry 3’ Lead D.I.C.E. Awards Nominations

‘Journey,’ ‘The Walking Dead,’ & ‘Far Cry 3’ Lead D.I.C.E. Awards Nominations

The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) has announced the nominees for the 16th annual Design, Innovate, Communicate, Entertain (D.I.C.E.) Awards. Leading the pack this year is thatgam...

By Jeff Schille on 20 September 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 personal...

By Evan Hopkins on 17 September 2018
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, a...

By Brad Jones on 12 September 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...

By Dalton Cooper on 11 September 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 th...

By Dalton Cooper on 05 September 2018
Spike 2011 Video Game Awards Nominees & Hall of Fame Inductee

Spike 2011 Video Game Awards Nominees & Hall of Fame Inductee

The complete list of 2011 Spike Video Game Awards nominees have been announced! Every year since 2003, Spike has honored the best i...

By Tyler Schirado on 03 September 2018
Mario Tennis Aces Review

Mario Tennis Aces Review

Mario has a long history with sports games, but few of his sports outings have been as acclaimed as Mario Tennis. The Nintendo 64 ver...

By Dalton Cooper on 03 September 2018
Game Ranter Banter: Medal Of Honor: Warfighter, Mass Effect 3 DLC, New Pokemon Games & More!

Game Ranter Banter: Medal Of Honor: Warfighter, Mass Effect 3 DLC, New Pokemon Games & More!

It’s almost March, which means one thing… it’s almost time for Mass Effect 3! Yes, we know many of you are replaying Mass Effect 2 (or maybe even the first game!) in anticipation to get your Shepard...

By Anthony Mole on 03 September 2018
Game Rant Video Game Awards: Nominations

Game Rant Video Game Awards: Nominations

The wave of major new video game releases has finally settled as 2011 winds down and we prepare to celebrate the new year. But be...

By Rob Keyes on 03 September 2018
Three More Games Added to Switch Launch Lineup

Three More Games Added to Switch Launch Lineup

The Tomorrow Corporation confirms that three classic indie titles are set to be released alongside the Nintendo Switch when the conso...

By Brad Jones on 02 September 2018
Pokemon GO: How to Evolve Eevee Into Umbreon

Pokemon GO: How to Evolve Eevee Into Umbreon

Pokemon GO‘s Celebi Special Research quest is now live, and it has a variety of objectives that players have to complete if they want...

By Dalton Cooper on 27 August 2018
Pokemon Anime: Why Every Banned Episode Was Banned

Pokemon Anime: Why Every Banned Episode Was Banned

Last month, an episode of the Pokemon anime series was banned in the United States and other regions where the English dub is aired....

By Dalton Cooper on 25 August 2018
Snake Pass Getting Physical Release On Nintendo Switch

Snake Pass Getting Physical Release On Nintendo Switch

Snake Pass is getting a physical release in the near future for the Nintendo Switch. This announcement comes from developer Sumo Digi...

By Richard Apodaca on 25 August 2018
Rumor: Nintendo Making 4K Switch Console

Rumor: Nintendo Making 4K Switch Console

Mid-gen console upgrades were popularized this generation with the PlayStation 4 Pro and the Xbox One X, which both offer additional horsepower and improved visuals. Now a new rumor making the rounds...

By Dalton Cooper on 24 August 2018
Splatoon 2's Next Splatfest Pits Forks Against Spoons

Splatoon 2's Next Splatfest Pits Forks Against Spoons

The latest Splatfest was revealed late Friday evening with one of the more obscure themes we’ve seen in Splatoon 2. The next Splatfes...

By Richard Apodaca on 24 August 2018
Pokemon GO Adding Kecleon and Smeargle?

Pokemon GO Adding Kecleon and Smeargle?

Chrales, a well-known dataminer and leaker for Pokemon GO, recently revealed a ton of new shiny sprites that have been added to the g...

By Dalton Cooper on 24 August 2018
Pokemon GO: How to Prepare for Celebi Special Research

Pokemon GO: How to Prepare for Celebi Special Research

After months of waiting, Pokemon GO players will soon be able to start the game’s second-ever Special Research quest, this time givin...

By Dalton Cooper on 24 August 2018
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 17 August 2018
Nintendo Reveals the Second Wave of Japanese 3DS Games

Nintendo Reveals the Second Wave of Japanese 3DS Games

As the Japanese launch date of Nintendo’s 3DS draws ever closer, more and more news about the system and its games is making the rounds. Nintendo has already revealed the games that will be availabl...

By Jeff Schille on 17 August 2018
UK Retailers Setting Bargain Price Point for Nintendo’s Wii Slim?

UK Retailers Setting Bargain Price Point for Nintendo’s Wii Slim?

Near the end of GamesCom 2011, Nintendo announced that they would be removing many of the ugly and unnecessary aspects in the Wii – to develop a newer, slimmer “Family Edition Wii.” The downside? Ni...

By William Case on 14 August 2018
10 Best Nintendo Launch Games Ever

10 Best Nintendo Launch Games Ever

With the launch of the innovative Nintendo Switch console right around the corner, Game Rant takes a look back at the best launch gam...

By Dalton Cooper on 14 August 2018
Nintendo Wii Slim Announced; Removes Gamecube Support

Nintendo Wii Slim Announced; Removes Gamecube Support

Are you tired of your huge, bulky Wii? Nintendo has the answer! This morning during Gamescom 2011 the Big N announced they will be releasing an even smaller cuter Wii Family Edition for the holiday...

By Alex Sebenski on 14 August 2018
North America Nintendo 3DS Launch Titles

North America Nintendo 3DS Launch Titles

The wait is almost over. The Nintendo 3DS launches in North America in just over a month, and gamers who plan to take the system ho...

By Jeff Schille on 14 August 2018
The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds Preview

The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds Preview

It’s been a long time since gamers fired up a top-down Zelda game, but Nintendo plans on rectifying that oversight later this year...

By Riley Little on 14 August 2018
The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds

The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds

Exactly 22 years after unleashing one of the most beloved games of all time, The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, the company known for taking huge risks has made lightning strike twice, all the...

By Kyle Matthews on 14 August 2018
Nintendo Launching Legend of Zelda Sales

Nintendo Launching Legend of Zelda Sales

Nintendo announces a round of sales on a variety of The Legend of Zelda titles for the European Nintendo eShop, with discounts available on a number of classic games from the series. With the release...

By Rob Gordon on 14 August 2018
Could This Be The Next Zelda on the Switch?

Could This Be The Next Zelda on the Switch?

With rumblings that a Nintendo Direct will take place on January 11, rumors have been swirling about Nintendo and its upcoming games....

By Dalton Cooper on 14 August 2018
Nintendo President Announces “Wii Party”

Nintendo President Announces “Wii Party”

In a move that’s sure to impress the hell out of rocker Andrew W. K., Nintendo president Satoru Iwata announced today that the next...

By Jonathan Poole on 14 August 2018
The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds (Live-Action)

The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds (Live-Action)

The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds, the upcoming sequel to the Super Nintendo classic A Link to the Past,  launches in North America on November 22. Reviews for this highly anticipated game...

By Noah Glaser on 13 August 2018
The 10 Most Disturbing Moments in the Pokemon Manga

The 10 Most Disturbing Moments in the Pokemon Manga

When it comes to the Pokemon franchise, people are likely most familiar with the video games and anime. However, there is also a long...

By Dalton Cooper on 13 August 2018
Nintendo Releases First-Party Wii and ‘Pokémon’ Sales Numbers

Nintendo Releases First-Party Wii and ‘Pokémon’ Sales Numbers

It goes without saying that Nintendo is preparing for a big year in 2012. With the release of the Wii U, and the aftermath of a 3DS...

By Anthony Taormina on 13 August 2018
Legend of Zelda Trading Cards Listed Online

Legend of Zelda Trading Cards Listed Online

A new Legend of Zelda trading card set appears online for pre-order, with a variety of additional collectible goodies included in the larger of the two packs. Nintendo has been hard at work for the pa...

By Sarah Fields on 12 August 2018
Pokemon GO: All Legendary Pokemon Coming to the Game

Pokemon GO: All Legendary Pokemon Coming to the Game

Since introducing raid battles in the summer of 2017, Pokemon GO has slowly added more legendary Pokemon to the game over time. So far, all of the first- and second-generation legendary Pokemon are ac...

By Dalton Cooper on 12 August 2018
Biggest Disappointments of E3 2017

Biggest Disappointments of E3 2017

E3 2017 has come and gone, and gamers are suitably excited about the upcoming calendar year. Nintendo unveiled the release date of Super Mario Odyssey, a game that could rival Breath of the Wild in te...

By Cody Gravelle on 10 August 2018
Xbox Boss Gives Props to New Zelda, Nintendo NX

Xbox Boss Gives Props to New Zelda, Nintendo NX

The head of Microsoft’s Xbox division, Phil Spencer, gives praise to Nintendo’s The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and the company’s forthcoming NX console. As many gaming fans will likely agree,...

By Kyle Sledge on 09 August 2018
Mario Kart Meets Rocket League in Amazing New Video

Mario Kart Meets Rocket League in Amazing New Video

One dedicated gamer puts together a stellar video showcasing what Super Mario Kart would look like if it was mashed together with the ever-popular Rocket League. As one of Nintendo’s most popular fran...

By Riley Little on 08 August 2018
Nintendo Drops Price of Wii, New Bundle Includes ‘Wii Sports Resort’

Nintendo Drops Price of Wii, New Bundle Includes ‘Wii Sports Resort’

Many gamers are eagerly anticipating the release of Nintendo’s Wii U as we slowly approach the new console’s release date, but some may have overlooked the sales potential that the Wii will still ha...

By Riley Little on 07 August 2018
Persona Q2 New Trailer, Screenshots Revealed

Persona Q2 New Trailer, Screenshots Revealed

Not too long ago, a Persona Q2: New Cinema TV spot appeared in Japan, showing the forthcoming game’s launch date in the Eastern count...

By Kyle Sledge on 07 August 2018
Zelda Fan Took Almost 500 Hours to Beat Each Game 100%

Zelda Fan Took Almost 500 Hours to Beat Each Game 100%

Without a doubt, The Legend of Zelda franchise is one of Nintendo‘s most adored and critically acclaimed properties, as the games have caused a nearly innumerable amount of fans around the world to sp...

By Kyle Sledge on 07 August 2018
NES Classic Was the Best-Selling Console of June 2018

NES Classic Was the Best-Selling Console of June 2018

Nintendo dominated console sales in June, but it wasn’t the buzzed-about Switch that overtook the PS4’s reign, it was the NES Classic...

By Jordan Gerblick on 07 August 2018
Time for the Return of 3D Platformers

Time for the Return of 3D Platformers

Gaming is an evolving medium, that much is undeniable. As hardware continues to advance, so too do the games that find themselves o...

By Riley Little on 04 August 2018
Nintendo's Quality of Life Platform

Nintendo's Quality of Life Platform

After ending 2013 on a high note with some stellar 3DS titles (Pokemon X & Y, Zelda: A Link Between Worlds) and a mini Wii U revival (thanks to Super Mario Bros. 3D World), there was a growing s...

By Denny Connolly on 04 August 2018
Japan’s Best Selling Games of 2011

Japan’s Best Selling Games of 2011

2011 is slowly fading into memory. There can be little doubt that it will go down in the history books as one of the best years for...

By Jeff Schille on 04 August 2018
‘Super Smash Bros. for Wii U’ Mega Man vs. Mario Off-Screen Gameplay

‘Super Smash Bros. for Wii U’ Mega Man vs. Mario Off-Screen Gameplay

During E3 2013’s Nintendo Direct, gamers were happy to see that the next entry in the Super Smash Bros. franchise was in development, but were especially delighted to hear there would be two version...

By Curt Hutson on 04 August 2018
Top 5 Games We'd Like to See Launch with Wii 2

Top 5 Games We'd Like to See Launch with Wii 2

The 3DS is an impressive piece of hardware but, without great games to move the system, a lot of fans seem willing to sit on the si...

By Christian Spicer on 04 August 2018
Miyamoto Didn't Like Zelda: A Link Between Worlds

Miyamoto Didn't Like Zelda: A Link Between Worlds

As reviews for The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds begin to hit, it’s becoming increasingly obvious that the game is far fro...

By Riley Little on 02 August 2018
New Legend of Zelda Figure is a Collector's Dream

New Legend of Zelda Figure is a Collector's Dream

Max Factory produces a new Figma figure based off Link’s appearance in The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds, complete with a fu...

By Sarah Fields on 02 August 2018
Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate Gets Zelda Mashup

Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate Gets Zelda Mashup

As many fans of Capcom’s action-RPG franchise will likely attest, crossover events like the handful that have occurred in the series’...

By Kyle Sledge on 25 July 2018
Pokemon GO: Celebi Special Research Found in Files

Pokemon GO: Celebi Special Research Found in Files

The next update for Pokemon GO is expected to add new ways to sort one’s friend list as well as improve gifts by having them contain...

By Dalton Cooper on 24 July 2018
How Pokemon GO Trading Works

How Pokemon GO Trading Works

Earlier this week, developer Niantic officially announced the Pokemon GO trading feature, confirming that the ability to trade Pokemo...

By Jasmine Henry on 16 July 2018
Smash Bros Ultimate to Add Castlevania’s Simon Belmont?

Smash Bros Ultimate to Add Castlevania’s Simon Belmont?

Without a doubt, Nintendo’s decision to focus on Super Smash Bros. Ultimate during its E3 2018 presser led to many agreeing that the...

By Kyle Sledge on 11 July 2018
Red Dead Redemption 2: Chances of Switch Port 'Poor'

Red Dead Redemption 2: Chances of Switch Port 'Poor'

Wedbush Securities analyst Michael Pachter says that the chances of Rockstar Games’ Red Dead Redemption 2 coming to the Nintendo Swit...

By Jasmine Henry on 11 July 2018
Nintendo Pre-E3 2018 News and Rumor Roundup

Nintendo Pre-E3 2018 News and Rumor Roundup

The excitement surrounding the Nintendo Switch continues to be outrageous, but it’s nothing in comparison to the hype building for Ni...

By Rory Young on 10 July 2018
Nintendo Boss Thinks Loot Boxes Have Gotten a 'Bad Rap'

Nintendo Boss Thinks Loot Boxes Have Gotten a 'Bad Rap'

There has been a significant amount of controversy surrounding loot boxes in games recently. Gamers have voiced their dislike of the...

By Jasmine Henry on 08 July 2018
Pokemon GO: All the Mythical Pokemon Coming to the Game

Pokemon GO: All the Mythical Pokemon Coming to the Game

With its first Special Research quest, Pokemon GO added its first mythical Pokemon to the game in the form of Mew. However, Mew isn’t the only mythical Pokemon in existence, and assuming Pokemon GO lo...

By Dalton Cooper on 03 July 2018
Super Smash Bros.: 5 Crossover Characters We Want

Super Smash Bros.: 5 Crossover Characters We Want

Nintendo ended its latest Nintendo Direct in epic fashion by finally confirming Super Smash Bros. for the Nintendo Switch. The highly anticipated game, due out for release later this year, has been me...

By Dalton Cooper on 02 July 2018
Pokemon GO: Friends Feature Live For Level 40 Players

Pokemon GO: Friends Feature Live For Level 40 Players

Nearly two years after the game’s initial launch, and Pokemon GO is finally adding a feature that has been long-requested by fans. Th...

By Dalton Cooper on 02 July 2018
Rumor Patrol: New Legend of Zelda Release Date Leaked?

Rumor Patrol: New Legend of Zelda Release Date Leaked?

The source code of Nintendo’s European websites has potentially leaked the release date of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild‘s...

By Cody Gravelle on 01 July 2018
Pokemon GO Friends Feature Fixed?

Pokemon GO Friends Feature Fixed?

The friends feature in Pokemon GO has been long-awaited, but unfortunately, it hasn’t had such a strong start in the popular mobile g...

By Dalton Cooper on 01 July 2018
Pokemon GO: Ho-Oh is Now Available in Raids

Pokemon GO: Ho-Oh is Now Available in Raids

Pokemon GO fans were already looking forward to May 19, as today is Charmander Community Day. However, Niantic has made today’s festi...

By Dalton Cooper on 01 July 2018
Zelda Creator Doesn't Know if Link Will Wear Green Garb

Zelda Creator Doesn't Know if Link Will Wear Green Garb

We sat down to chat with Zelda creator Shigeru Miyamoto about the possibility of seeing the iconic green tunic return in The Legend o...

By Riley Little on 30 June 2018
Pokemon GO: What is the Next Special Research Quest?

Pokemon GO: What is the Next Special Research Quest?

Nearly two years after its initial launch, and Pokemon GO finally added the mythical Pokemon Mew to the game as part of a Special Research quest. This eight-step quest challenged players to complete s...

By Dalton Cooper on 30 June 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 23 June 2018
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Temple of Time

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Temple of Time

Nintendo’s Facebook page uploads a small amount of footage from the upcoming The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild featuring the iconic Temple of Time. While the Pokemon series has been the bigge...

By Cody Gravelle on 20 June 2018
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Gets Help From Xenoblade Devs

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Gets Help From Xenoblade Devs

Series creator Shigeru Miyamoto sheds some light on just how big the development team is on The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, and who else is involved. Nintendo turned a lot of heads when th...

By Cody Gravelle on 17 June 2018
World of Speed

World of Speed

Happy Valentine’s Day! It’s time to play catch-up on a few key games and announcements as we delve into the second month of 2014 and inch closer to the release of some of our most anticipated gam...

By Rob Keyes on 17 June 2018
New Legend of Zelda Will Need to Pass 2 Million Units Sold to Be Successful

New Legend of Zelda Will Need to Pass 2 Million Units Sold to Be Successful

During Nintendo’s recent shareholder meeting, Legend of Zelda creator Shigeru Miyamoto states that Breath of the Wild will need to pass 2 million units in sales to be successful. Many games were sh...

By Alexander Pan on 16 June 2018
Pokemon GO: Prepare for These Gen 4 Pokemon Evolutions

Pokemon GO: Prepare for These Gen 4 Pokemon Evolutions

Now that the majority of third generation Pokemon are available to catch in Pokemon GO, some fans are already looking to the future of the popular mobile game. The next logical step for Niantic is...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 June 2018
Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Rune Abilities

Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Rune Abilities

In a new The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild gameplay video tweeted out by Nintendo, it appears that Link will have access to a number of new rune-based abilities. Ever since The Legend of Zel...

By Alexander Pan on 13 June 2018
Is New Legend of Zelda a Series Reboot?

Is New Legend of Zelda a Series Reboot?

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild looks like an entirely different game from its predecessors. One writer suggests it should be treated as such. While it seems like an absurd, high-risk app...

By Cody Gravelle on 08 June 2018
DOOM, Wolfenstein 2 Switch Dev Says 'Major' Port Coming

DOOM, Wolfenstein 2 Switch Dev Says 'Major' Port Coming

During a recent interview, the Development Director of Panic Button Games confirms that a new, “major” port will be announced soon.

By Michael Cottuli on 05 June 2018
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Video is All About Arrows

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Video is All About Arrows

Nintendo of America’s latest video for its forthcoming The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild covers the different types of arrows Link uses within the game. Following Nintendo of America’s recent...

By Kyle Sledge on 22 May 2018
Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Review

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Review

In any other year in recent memory, Xenoblade Chronicles 2 would have been pegged months ago as the measuring stick of Nintendo’s holiday success. Years of struggling in the console market had made...

By Cody Gravelle on 26 April 2018
Pokemon Ultra Moon Review

Pokemon Ultra Moon Review

The Pokemon franchise has been evolving for quite some time. When Pokemon Black and White changed the face of modern day Pokemon adventures, it paved the way for more fully-realized worlds and more...

By Cody Gravelle on 26 March 2018
5 Most Exciting Nintendo Switch Exclusives of 2018

5 Most Exciting Nintendo Switch Exclusives of 2018

Following the general sales failure that was the Wii U, few could see the success of the Nintendo Switch coming. However, Nintendo proved all the doubters wrong with an impressive year of criticall...

By Dalton Cooper on 20 March 2018
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Wins Big at DICE Awards 2018

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Wins Big at DICE Awards 2018

With the 21st Annual DICE Awards taking place last night in Las Vegas, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild wins big with four awards including Game of the Year.

By Derek Nichols on 21 February 2018
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 15 February 2018
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 15 February 2018
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 15 February 2018
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 15 February 2018
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 15 February 2018
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 15 February 2018
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 15 February 2018
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 15 February 2018
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 15 February 2018
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 15 February 2018
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 15 February 2018
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 15 February 2018
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 15 February 2018
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 15 February 2018
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 15 February 2018
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 15 February 2018
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 15 February 2018
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 15 February 2018
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 15 February 2018
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 15 February 2018
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 15 February 2018
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 15 February 2018
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 15 February 2018
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 15 February 2018
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 15 February 2018
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 15 February 2018
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 15 February 2018
Dark Souls Trilogy Could Come to Nintendo Switch

Dark Souls Trilogy Could Come to Nintendo Switch

According to a new report, FromSoftware is considering bringing the Dark Souls trilogy of games to the Nintendo Switch and that a Dark Souls 3 port is already in development. Over the past few week...

By Jasmine Henry on 13 February 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 13 January 2018
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 13 September 2017
Doom Nintendo Switch Release Date Leaks

Doom Nintendo Switch Release Date Leaks

The DOOM Nintendo Switch release date appears to leak via a retail listing, suggesting that fans will be able to play the game on the console by Christmas.

By Jasmine Henry on 05 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 17 September 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 17 September 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 17 September 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 17 September 2015