Video Game Review: ‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’

Ultimate is a dangerous word. Inviting finality and infinity in one breath, the ultimate version of something must gaze into its own history and emerge at the edge of mortal abyss, promising everything hereunto the future: a culmination and conclusion,…

Ultimate is a dangerous word. Inviting finality and infinity in one breath, the ultimate version of something must gaze into its own history and emerge at the edge of mortal abyss, promising everything hereunto the future: a culmination and conclusion, simultaneously. It’s usually one of those things that’s a goal more than a possibility. Despite […]

Retail Analysts Reveal Top Tech Gifts of 2018

It’s shaping up to be a busy holiday season for tech and electronics companies, as gaming consoles, streaming devices and televisions top the list of most anticipated gifts, according to retail analysts. New data from Adobe Analytics forecasts th…

It’s shaping up to be a busy holiday season for tech and electronics companies, as gaming consoles, streaming devices and televisions top the list of most anticipated gifts, according to retail analysts. New data from Adobe Analytics forecasts that the holiday shopping season (the period from November 1 to December 31) will see more than […]

‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’ Challenger Pack 1 Adds Joker From ‘Persona 5’

“Super Smash Bros. Ultimate” is inviting the “Persona 5” protagonist Joker with welcome arms, as revealed during “The Game Awards 2018.” Joker has the ability to summon his Persona, Arséne, into battle during “…

“Super Smash Bros. Ultimate” is inviting the “Persona 5” protagonist Joker with welcome arms, as revealed during “The Game Awards 2018.” Joker has the ability to summon his Persona, Arséne, into battle during “Super Smash Bros. Ultimate” brawls, and brings his unique aesthetic into the game. Joker is the first in a series of characters […]

Nintendo Offering Select Switch Titles Up To 50% Off

Nintendo is selling several Switch titles at discounted price in celebration of The Game Awards, the company announced Thursday. The sale starts Thursday, the same day that The Game Awards 2018 are held, and will run until Dec. 10. Several of the title…

Nintendo is selling several Switch titles at discounted price in celebration of The Game Awards, the company announced Thursday. The sale starts Thursday, the same day that The Game Awards 2018 are held, and will run until Dec. 10. Several of the titles are nominated in The Game Awards this year, Selected games are offered […]

Nintendo’s ‘Dragalia Lost’ Has Made $50 Million Since Launch (Analyst)

Nintendo’s latest mobile title, the action-RPG “Dragalia Lost,” has grossed $50 million in player spending on the App Store and Google Play since its launch in September, according to market intelligence company Sensor Tower. For comp…

Nintendo’s latest mobile title, the action-RPG “Dragalia Lost,” has grossed $50 million in player spending on the App Store and Google Play since its launch in September, according to market intelligence company Sensor Tower. For comparison, Nintendo’s most successful mobile game, “Fire Emblem Heroes,” made an estimated $75.8 million in the U.S. and Japan in […]

Elon Musk Claims Nintendo Wouldn’t License ‘Mario Kart’ for Teslas

Elon Musk claimed that there was an attempt to include “Mario Kart” in Teslas, but that Nintendo wouldn’t license it in a tweet on Thursday. Telas have large navigational screens built in to the electric vehicles. The Tesla Model S, f…

Elon Musk claimed that there was an attempt to include “Mario Kart” in Teslas, but that Nintendo wouldn’t license it in a tweet on Thursday. Telas have large navigational screens built in to the electric vehicles. The Tesla Model S, for example, has a 17-inch screen, which would be more than enough space to enjoy […]

Listen to Alessia Cara’s New Love Song ‘Nintendo Game’

“We could grow up, but it’s no fun that way, and so we treat love like it’s a Nintendo game.” Alessia Cara’s latest album dropped Friday. Packed with 15 songs stretched across 45 minutes, “Growing Pains’” highl…

“We could grow up, but it’s no fun that way, and so we treat love like it’s a Nintendo game.” Alessia Cara’s latest album dropped Friday. Packed with 15 songs stretched across 45 minutes, “Growing Pains'” highlight might be the namesake song, but among the list is one focused entirely on Nintendo gaming. “Nintendo Game” […]

Nintendo: No Plans for ‘Skyward Sword’ on Nintendo Switch

Despite the hopes and wishes of Zelda fans everywhere, “The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword” isn’t heading for a Nintendo Switch release, at least not yet. The rumor started after “Legend of Zelda” series producer Eiji Aonu…

Despite the hopes and wishes of Zelda fans everywhere, “The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword” isn’t heading for a Nintendo Switch release, at least not yet. The rumor started after “Legend of Zelda” series producer Eiji Aonuma made some comments during a concert in Osaka, Japan about the game and his desire to see it […]

$250 Million in Nintendo Products Sold in U.S. From Black Friday to Cyber Monday

A strong holiday showing from Thanksgiving to Cyber Monday in the United States saw a 45 percent increase in sales over the same period last year for Nintendo, with the company selling through more than $250 million in Nintendo products over the period…

A strong holiday showing from Thanksgiving to Cyber Monday in the United States saw a 45 percent increase in sales over the same period last year for Nintendo, with the company selling through more than $250 million in Nintendo products over the period. The Nintendo Switch is now the best-selling Nintendo console in U.S. history for […]

New Gear Ability, Weapons Coming to ‘Splatoon 2’ in December

Nintendo’s colorful online shooter “Splatoon 2” is getting an update on Wednesday, Dec. 5, the development team announced on Monday. The update adds a brand new gear ability to the game called “Main Power Up,” which improv…

Nintendo’s colorful online shooter “Splatoon 2” is getting an update on Wednesday, Dec. 5, the development team announced on Monday. The update adds a brand new gear ability to the game called “Main Power Up,” which improves the performance of a player’s primary weapon. The improvements vary from weapon to weapon, Nintendo said in a […]

Producer Aonuma Comments Spark Rumors of ‘Skyward Sword’ Switch Release

“The Legend of Zelda” series producer Eiji Aonuma recently made some comments during a concert in Osaka, Japan that has fans believing a possible “Skyward Sword” Switch release is on the way. Several concertgoers live-tweeted th…

“The Legend of Zelda” series producer Eiji Aonuma recently made some comments during a concert in Osaka, Japan that has fans believing a possible “Skyward Sword” Switch release is on the way. Several concertgoers live-tweeted those comments during the show, according to Siliconera, detailing an exchange between Aonuma and concert MC Yuu Shimamura — the […]

‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’ Leaks Online Weeks Before Release

Pirated copies of “Super Smash Bros. Ultimate” surfaced online about two weeks before its official launch on Dec. 7, according to Motherboard. “As far as [pirated] Switch games go this is the biggest ever,” a WarezNX administrator called JJ…

Pirated copies of “Super Smash Bros. Ultimate” surfaced online about two weeks before its official launch on Dec. 7, according to Motherboard. “As far as [pirated] Switch games go this is the biggest ever,” a WarezNX administrator called JJB said to Motherboard in an online chat. WarezNX is a Switch piracy community that can be […]

Cyber Monday Nintendo Switch Sale Adds Eshop Credit

Nintendo is running a one-day sale this Cyber Monday on its base Nintendo Switch that grants anyone who buys the system online on Nov. 26 a $35 credit to use in Nintendo’s online eshop. The deal only applies to the Nintendo Switch system with eit…

Nintendo is running a one-day sale this Cyber Monday on its base Nintendo Switch that grants anyone who buys the system online on Nov. 26 a $35 credit to use in Nintendo’s online eshop. The deal only applies to the Nintendo Switch system with either Gray Joy-Con controllers or Neon Red and Neon Blue Joy-Con controllers […]

‘Breath of the Wild’ Producer Explains Why It Doesn’t Fit The Timeline

Fans have debated how “The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild” fits within the franchise’s official timeline since its release in March 2017. But, Nintendo will never tell exactly where it falls, series producer Eiji Aonuma recently …

Fans have debated how “The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild” fits within the franchise’s official timeline since its release in March 2017. But, Nintendo will never tell exactly where it falls, series producer Eiji Aonuma recently revealed in a new hardcover art book from Dark Horse called “The Legend of Zelda: Breath of […]

Video Game Review: ‘Pokemon Let’s Go Eevee’

A nostalgia-filled fanfest, “Pokemon Let’s Go Pikachu” and more importantly “Pokemon Let’s Go Eevee” gives fans of the series one of the freshest Pokemon experiences yet while also offering a fond glimpse of the past. As the first of the core series to…

A nostalgia-filled fanfest, “Pokemon Let’s Go Pikachu” and more importantly “Pokemon Let’s Go Eevee” gives fans of the series one of the freshest Pokemon experiences yet while also offering a fond glimpse of the past. As the first of the core series to present with HD graphics and at times, on the big screen, there’s […]

‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’ Collection Features 63 Amiibo

Amazon Japan is selling a massive set of amiibo figures in a special “Super Smash Bros. Ultimate” bundle on Cyber Monday. The bundle contains 63 different amiibo figures in addition to a special “Super Smash Bros.” storage box as well as a …

Amazon Japan is selling a massive set of amiibo figures in a special “Super Smash Bros. Ultimate” bundle on Cyber Monday. The bundle contains 63 different amiibo figures in addition to a special “Super Smash Bros.” storage box as well as a special hanging scroll that depicts a stage from the upcoming Switch-exclusive fighter. Most […]

Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 2DS Black Friday Deals

Nintendo doesn’t often drop the price on its consoles, so when it does it’s a good idea to grab what you can, and quickly. This holiday, and its inevitable big sales of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, are upon us and that means solid sales o…

Nintendo doesn’t often drop the price on its consoles, so when it does it’s a good idea to grab what you can, and quickly. This holiday, and its inevitable big sales of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, are upon us and that means solid sales on both the Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 2DS. In this post, […]

Microsoft, Nintendo Remain Committed to E3, Despite PlayStation’s Departure

Both Nintendo and Microsoft remain committed to the effectiveness of the E3 video game expo held each year in Los Angeles, despite news first reported by Variety that PlayStation’s decision to not attend next year’s show. “E3 is an outstand…

Both Nintendo and Microsoft remain committed to the effectiveness of the E3 video game expo held each year in Los Angeles, despite news first reported by Variety that PlayStation’s decision to not attend next year’s show. “E3 is an outstanding opportunity for us to share new games and experiences with fans and business partners from […]

Nintendo Switch ‘Mario Kart 8 Deluxe,’ 2DS ‘Super Mario Maker’ Bundle Sales Unveiled

Nintendo kicked up the heat on Black Friday with price drops for a Nintendo Switch bundle and a Nintendo 2DS bundle, Tuesday. The first is a Nintendo Switch system with the “Mario Kart 8 Deluxe” as a full game download for $299.99. Nintendo…

Nintendo kicked up the heat on Black Friday with price drops for a Nintendo Switch bundle and a Nintendo 2DS bundle, Tuesday. The first is a Nintendo Switch system with the “Mario Kart 8 Deluxe” as a full game download for $299.99. Nintendo is also offering a set of two white Joy-Con Wheel accessories at […]

Nintendo To Remove Native American References From ‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’

Nintendo is promising changes to one “Super Smash Bros. Ultimate” fighter after fans say the design is offensive to Native Americans, Eurogamer reports. Mr. Game & Watch is a retro character from a line of handhelds Nintendo released in…

Nintendo is promising changes to one “Super Smash Bros. Ultimate” fighter after fans say the design is offensive to Native Americans, Eurogamer reports. Mr. Game & Watch is a retro character from a line of handhelds Nintendo released in the 1980s. One of his moves is reportedly a reference to “Fire Attack,” a 1982 game […]

Nintendo Could Be Hiring For The Next ‘Zelda’ Project

Nintendo could be hiring for the next big “The Legend of Zelda” project, according to a pair of job listings spotted by user guru-guru on Resetera. One listing is for a 3DCG designer who will reportedly work on topography in the game. The s…

Nintendo could be hiring for the next big “The Legend of Zelda” project, according to a pair of job listings spotted by user guru-guru on Resetera. One listing is for a 3DCG designer who will reportedly work on topography in the game. The second listing is for a level designer. That person will be responsible […]