News items tagged with nintendo

Super Smash Bros. on Nintendo Switch Teased Again

Super Smash Bros. on Nintendo Switch Teased Again

Super Smash Bros. for the Nintendo Switch was teased by Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime in an interview today. In a su...

By Jasmine Henry on 09 March 2017
Pokemon GO Players Say GPS Drifting's Still a Problem

Pokemon GO Players Say GPS Drifting's Still a Problem

Pokemon GO players are voicing their frustration at the GPS drifting problem that they say plagues the game. Problems with GPS drifti...

By Jasmine Henry on 09 March 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Fan Speedruns Game in an Hour

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Fan Speedruns Game in an Hour

Although The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has only been out for less than a week at this point, one fan has already managed to...

By Kyle Sledge on 09 March 2017
Pokemon GO: Legendary Monsters Coming Soon

Pokemon GO: Legendary Monsters Coming Soon

Ever since Pokemon GO came out last summer, intrepid trainers have been eager for more content to arrive for the GPS-heavy applicatio...

By John Jacques on 09 March 2017
Nintendo Switch User Gets Blue Screen of Death

Nintendo Switch User Gets Blue Screen of Death

One Nintendo Switch owner has reported a system-breaking screen problem. Being referred to as the Nintendo Switch blue screen of deat...

By Jasmine Henry on 06 March 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild - How to Get the Master Sword

Zelda: Breath of the Wild - How to Get the Master Sword

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is, without a shadow of a doubt, an early contender for 2017’s Game of the Year. Breath of th...

By Cody Gravelle on 06 March 2017
1-2-Switch Review

1-2-Switch Review

As one of the first-party launch games for the Nintendo Switch, 1-2-Switch has its high points but ultimately falls short of being anything but a mildly entertaining party game.

By Riley Little on 06 March 2017
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Review

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Review

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild exceeds lofty expectations on the Nintendo Switch, cementing it as one of the best installments in the beloved series to-date.

By Riley Little on 04 March 2017
Nintendo Recruits John Cena To Promote The Switch

Nintendo Recruits John Cena To Promote The Switch

Nintendo calls upon World Wrestling Entertainment’s John Cena to help promote the launch of the Switch at an invite-only event scheduled for later this month. Despite the hype that Nintendo...

By Brad Jones on 21 February 2017
Pokemon GO: Current Pokemon With Evolutions In Upcoming Gens

Pokemon GO: Current Pokemon With Evolutions In Upcoming Gens

This list calls out Pokemon currently available in Pokemon GO that will receive an evolution when future generations of the monsters are added to the mobile game. With the release of 80 new...

By Denny Connolly on 21 February 2017
Pokemon GO Guide: How to Get Up-Grade Item

Pokemon GO Guide: How to Get Up-Grade Item

Use this guide to learn where to find an Up-Grade evolutionary item in Pokemon GO, which is used to evolve the normal-type Pokemon Porygon into Porygon2. Anyone that has jumped back into th...

By Dalton Cooper on 20 February 2017
Leaked Nintendo Switch Consoles Were Stolen

Leaked Nintendo Switch Consoles Were Stolen

Nintendo reveals that the early shipment of a Nintendo Switch console this week, which resulted in a user interface leak, was actually the result of theft from a distributor. Although Ninte...

By Rob Gordon on 19 February 2017
Pokemon GO Guide: What Gen 2 Pokemon Hatch from Eggs

Pokemon GO Guide: What Gen 2 Pokemon Hatch from Eggs

Trying to find out which Generation 2 Pokemon hatch from eggs in the recent Pokemon GO update? Look no further than this guide for the answers needed. With over 80 Johto region Pokemon maki...

By Rob Gordon on 18 February 2017
Sony Patented Device That Looks Like Nintendo Switch

Sony Patented Device That Looks Like Nintendo Switch

A new patent has been filed by Sony showing a handheld console that looks curiously similar in design to the Nintendo Switch coming in just a few weeks. The Nintendo Switch is just weeks aw...

By Weston Albert on 17 February 2017
Rare SNES Games Valued at $10K Lost by USPS

Rare SNES Games Valued at $10K Lost by USPS

USPS loses a package containing around 100 SNES games worth $10,000 en route from Germany to New Jersey, dashing fans’ plans for an online Super Nintendo games archive. The SNES fan communi...

By Fergus O'Sullivan on 16 February 2017
Zelda Producer Talks Storytelling in Open World Game

Zelda Producer Talks Storytelling in Open World Game

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild producer reveals he has a trick for making the game’s story fun and compelling, while not diminishing the open-world experience. While the idea of p...

By Boston Blake on 16 February 2017
Poochy & Yoshi's Woolly World Review

Poochy & Yoshi's Woolly World Review

Nintendo’s port of Yoshi’s Woolly World for the Nintendo 3DS delivers a cutesy platformer made portable, successfully bringing the dinosaur’s adorable pet pooch into the fold. It’s nothing...

By Riley Little on 09 February 2017
Pokemon Duel Guide: How To Evolve

Pokemon Duel Guide: How To Evolve

Pokemon Duel gives players the option to take evolved Pokemon into a battle or to evolve them in the middle of the fight. Here is how to trigger the evolutions. Although it didn’t have quit...

By Denny Connolly on 05 February 2017
How Breath of the Wild May Fit Into the Zelda Timeline

How Breath of the Wild May Fit Into the Zelda Timeline

The Legend of Zelda lore is an intricate web of alternate timelines, and the upcoming Breath of the Wild introduces new mysteries about where it fits into it all. It’s possible to play an...

By Weston Albert on 05 February 2017
Pokemon Sun & Moon Players Complete Global Mission

Pokemon Sun & Moon Players Complete Global Mission

After twice failing to complete a global mission, Pokemon Sun and Moon players finally succeed in the game’s latest event centered around the Global Trading System. Despite high hopes for P...

By AJ Caulfield on 04 February 2017
Hideo Kojima Talks Nintendo Switch

Hideo Kojima Talks Nintendo Switch

Metal Gear Solid and Death Stranding creator Hideo Kojima shares his thoughts on Nintendo’s innovative new console/handheld hybrid device, the Nintendo Switch. While some are worried that...

By Dalton Cooper on 04 February 2017
Dragon Quest 8: Journey of the Cursed King Review

Dragon Quest 8: Journey of the Cursed King Review

Square Enix and Nintendo team up to release Dragon Quest 8: Journey of the Cursed King outside of Japan, providing gamers with a wonderful JRPG to take with them on the go. As one of the mo...

By Riley Little on 02 February 2017
Pokemon Sun & Moon Players Banned for Hacked Save Data

Pokemon Sun & Moon Players Banned for Hacked Save Data

The Pokemon Company bans thousands of Pokemon Sun and Moon accounts who have altered their save data, blocking them out of a number of the games’ features. It looks like the developers of P...

By Weston Albert on 27 January 2017
1-2-Switch Hands-On Preview

1-2-Switch Hands-On Preview

Game Rant goes hands-on with a few of the party minigames from 1-2-Switch, one of the upcoming launch titles for the Nintendo Switch console. As the launch of the Nintendo Switch draws ever...

By John Jacques on 27 January 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Has an Alternate Ending

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Has an Alternate Ending

Veteran Nintendo producer Eiji Aonuma reveals that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild will feature an alternate ending that players will have to unlock. It is common for RPGs to have a...

By Weston Albert on 22 January 2017
Nintendo Switch Will Sell 40 Million Units in 4 Years

Nintendo Switch Will Sell 40 Million Units in 4 Years

One analysis firm expects that the upcoming Nintendo Switch console will reach 40 million units sold within its first four years of release, putting it on PS4 and Xbox One pace. A report th...

By John Jacques on 22 January 2017
Nintendo Switch Online Service Will Be a Balancing Act

Nintendo Switch Online Service Will Be a Balancing Act

With Nintendo offering a paid-for online service with the release of the Switch, we look at what the company needs to do to be able to offer up a competitive service for users. With the Nin...

By Rob Gordon on 21 January 2017
Nintendo Switch Won't Support Multimedia At Launch

Nintendo Switch Won't Support Multimedia At Launch

Nintendo’s Kit Ellis reveals the Nintendo Switch won’t support multimedia support at launch, meaning owners won’t have access to Netflix on the new console. Since its announcement, the Nint...

By Boston Blake on 18 January 2017
Breath of the Wild’s Backstory Translated By Fans

Breath of the Wild’s Backstory Translated By Fans

The Legend of Zelda fans band together to translate the fictional Hylian language from the map bundled in Breath of the Wild‘s Special Edition to decipher the game’s backstory. Remember wh...

By Weston Albert on 18 January 2017
Nintendo Switch: 5 Most Exciting Games in 2017

Nintendo Switch: 5 Most Exciting Games in 2017

Nintendo announced numerous games releasing for the Nintendo Switch in 2017, but these five stand out as the most exciting games coming to the new console this year. While Nintendo spent a...

By Dalton Cooper on 16 January 2017
No New Racetracks in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe for Switch

No New Racetracks in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe for Switch

Nintendo confirms that, outside of a handful of new characters, weapons, and battlegrounds, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe will not feature any new tracks on Nintendo Switch. Despite already being ava...

By Riley Little on 15 January 2017
Nintendo Switch Can Support 2TB Micro SDXC Cards

Nintendo Switch Can Support 2TB Micro SDXC Cards

Nintendo reveals in an official statement that the Nintendo Switch can support Micro SDXC cards, which can offer the system up to an extra 2TB of memory. The Nintendo Switch has been at the...

By Cody Gravelle on 15 January 2017
Nintendo Talks Switch Launch Supply

Nintendo Talks Switch Launch Supply

Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime discusses launch plans for Nintendo’s Switch, stating the company feels confident about the supply available at launch. In recent years, the c...

By Cody Gravelle on 15 January 2017
No New Race Tracks in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe for Switch

No New Race Tracks in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe for Switch

Nintendo confirms that, outside of a handful of new characters, weapons, and battlegrounds, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe will not feature any new tracks on Nintendo Switch. Despite already being ava...

By Riley Little on 15 January 2017
Nintendo Switch Voice Chat Works Through Mobile App

Nintendo Switch Voice Chat Works Through Mobile App

Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime reveals that gamers will have to use a mobile application to engage in voice chat on the Nintendo Switch. The Nintendo Switch presentation str...

By John Jacques on 15 January 2017
Super Mario Odyssey Will Be at E3 2017

Super Mario Odyssey Will Be at E3 2017

Nintendo officially confirms that its forthcoming video game for the Switch console, Super Mario Odyssey, is going to be present at E3 2017 this summer. Without a doubt, one of the most exc...

By Kyle Sledge on 15 January 2017
Metroid Game Teased for Nintendo Switch

Metroid Game Teased for Nintendo Switch

Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime teases that classic Nintendo franchises could return on the Nintendo Switch, including the Metroid series. For a decade now, fans have been cl...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 January 2017
What's the Difference Between Zelda On Switch & Wii U?

What's the Difference Between Zelda On Switch & Wii U?

Nintendo confirms that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild will have a higher resolution and faster load times on the Switch console when compared to its Wii U counterpart. In the fallo...

By Riley Little on 15 January 2017
Head of Xbox Reveals His Opinion on Super Mario Odyssey

Head of Xbox Reveals His Opinion on Super Mario Odyssey

Head of Xbox, Phil Spencer, sounds off on what he thought about Nintendo’s reveal of Super Mario Odyssey, the Nintendo Switch, and Breath of the Wild. When the Nintendo Switch was first rev...

By Weston Albert on 15 January 2017
Nintendo Announces New Switch Games: 1-2-Switch & Arms

Nintendo Announces New Switch Games: 1-2-Switch & Arms

Nintendo announces two new games for the Nintendo Switch during its Treehouse event that make unique use of the Joy-Con controllers of the console, 1-2-Switch and Arms. Nintendo has given m...

By Weston Albert on 14 January 2017
Rumor: Nintendo Switch FIFA is a PS3/Xbox 360 Port

Rumor: Nintendo Switch FIFA is a PS3/Xbox 360 Port

Following the Nintendo Switch Presentation on January 12, rumors are circulating that FIFA for the Nintendo Switch will be a port of the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. Last night, the Japanese...

By AJ Caulfield on 14 January 2017
Rumorl: Nintendo Switch FIFA is a PS3/Xbox 360 Port

Rumorl: Nintendo Switch FIFA is a PS3/Xbox 360 Port

Following the Nintendo Switch Presentation on January 12, rumors are circulating that FIFA for the Nintendo Switch will be a port of the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. Last night, the Japanese...

By AJ Caulfield on 14 January 2017
Pokemon GO Starbucks Promotion Adds 5,000 Locations

Pokemon GO Starbucks Promotion Adds 5,000 Locations

Pokemon GO developer Niantic announces it’s expanding its PokeStop and Pokemon Gym partnership with Starbucks to an additional 5,000 locations in the United States. There’s little doubt th...

By Boston Blake on 13 January 2017
Nintendo Stock Drops After Switch Console Event

Nintendo Stock Drops After Switch Console Event

Nintendo stock prices drop six percent after the official Nintendo Switch event, leading some gamers and analysts to worry about the future and potential of the console. After months of wai...

By Boston Blake on 13 January 2017
Xbox Offers Congrats To Nintendo On Switch News

Xbox Offers Congrats To Nintendo On Switch News

A member of the Xbox team sent out a congratulatory message to Nintendo following its recent Switch event that revealed important details on the company’s latest console. Mike Ybarra, Xbox...

By Curt Hutson on 13 January 2017
Watch The Nintendo Switch Games Event Here

Watch The Nintendo Switch Games Event Here

Nintendo hosts a special Switch-themed Treehouse event after announcing the upcoming console’s price and release date. Watch along here and learn more about the launch titles. When Nintendo...

By Denny Connolly on 13 January 2017
Nintendo Switch Controllers Cost $80

Nintendo Switch Controllers Cost $80

After its official reveal event for the Nintendo Switch, a complete accessories list for the new console releases along side some higher than expected price points. After teasing its fan ba...

By Derek Nichols on 13 January 2017
4Chan Post Leaked Info About Nintendo Switch Stream

4Chan Post Leaked Info About Nintendo Switch Stream

A 4Chan post leaks titles of several Nintendo Switch games a few hours before launch and gets most of them right, including Splatoon 2 and the new Zelda. One of the most hyped consoles in h...

By Fergus O'Sullivan on 13 January 2017
Nintendo Switch Launch Guide: What You Need to Know

Nintendo Switch Launch Guide: What You Need to Know

Updated 1/25/2017 Here is everything you need to know about the launch of Nintendo’s upcoming Nintendo Switch console, including its price, release date, launch lineup of games, and more. On January...

By Dalton Cooper on 12 January 2017
Nintendo Switch Pre-Orders Will Go Live at NYC Store

Nintendo Switch Pre-Orders Will Go Live at NYC Store

Nintendo reveals that Switch console pre-orders will go live at its New York based store on January 13th at 9am, but there is no word if online retailers will follow Although retailers and...

By Anthony Taormina on 12 January 2017
Shovel Knight Coming to Nintendo Switch

Shovel Knight Coming to Nintendo Switch

Yacht Club Games announces a Nintendo Switch version of Shovel Knight, while also revealing the company’s substantial plans for the game throughout 2017. Just one day before Nintendo is exp...

By Dalton Cooper on 12 January 2017
Rumor: Nintendo Switch Listed at $300, 15 Launch Games

Rumor: Nintendo Switch Listed at $300, 15 Launch Games

According to details from a leak on Twitter, the Nintendo Switch will be available for pre-order at Target for $300 and will release alongside 15 launch titles. As Nintendo prepares for its...

By Boston Blake on 11 January 2017
Rumor: Walmart Has Nintendo Switch Pre-Orders For $400

Rumor: Walmart Has Nintendo Switch Pre-Orders For $400

Redditor claiming to be a Walmart employee shares sticker price online that reveals the big-box retailer is selling Nintendo Switch pre-orders for $400. With Nintendo’s big Nintento Switch...

By Boston Blake on 11 January 2017
Pokemon Emerald Beaten In Three Hours By Speedrunner

Pokemon Emerald Beaten In Three Hours By Speedrunner

The latest iteration of Awesome Games Done Quick features the debut of Pokemon Emerald, and speedrunner thetyrant14 makes it a memorable first time with a three hour run. The Games Done Qui...

By Cody Gravelle on 11 January 2017
The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask Replica to Be Sold

The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask Replica to Be Sold

Collectible statue makers First 4 Figures officially announce the release of its high-quality replica of the titular mask in The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask. Throughout the existence of...

By Kyle Sledge on 10 January 2017
Pokemon Sun and Moon Players Fail Second Global Mission

Pokemon Sun and Moon Players Fail Second Global Mission

Pokemon Sun and Moon players fail the game’s second global mission, as they are unable to catch or defeat 1 million Pokemon using the Island Scan feature. After failing the first global mi...

By Jasmine Henry on 10 January 2017
Wii U Emulator Delivers Super Mario in 4K Resolution

Wii U Emulator Delivers Super Mario in 4K Resolution

The latest graphics pack for the Cemu Wii U emulator lets users upscale games like Super Mario 3D World, Bayonetta 2, and Xenoblade Chronicles X in 4K resolution. Although Nintendo only jus...

By Anthony Taormina on 10 January 2017
Leaked Nintendo Switch Accessories Include Fight Stick

Leaked Nintendo Switch Accessories Include Fight Stick

According to a set of leaked documents, third party video game peripheral manufacturer Hori is preparing to launch a slew of accessories for the Nintendo Switch. The Nintendo Switch present...

By Dalton Cooper on 10 January 2017
Nvidia CEO says Nintendo Switch Will Blow You Away

Nvidia CEO says Nintendo Switch Will Blow You Away

In a recent interview, Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang spoke positively about the upcoming Nintendo Switch, singing its praises and claiming it will blow people away. Not a lot is known about the...

By Curt Hutson on 09 January 2017
What Is Mario Sitting On In This McDonald's Toy?

What Is Mario Sitting On In This McDonald's Toy?

New Nintendo toys from an upcoming Mcdonald’s UK promotion leak early, and fans rightfully question why this Mario toy appears to be sitting on a toilet. McDonald’s is no stranger to the vi...

By John Jacques on 09 January 2017
NES Classic Hacked to Add More Games

NES Classic Hacked to Add More Games

The NES Classic Edition, Nintendo’s hottest selling console of the holiday season, is reportedly now able to be hacked to include additional NES games via ROMs. Nintendo’s NES Classic conso...

By Rory Young on 08 January 2017
GR Pick: Mario Animation Made From Rubik's Cubes

GR Pick: Mario Animation Made From Rubik's Cubes

Several Nintendo fans create a Mario stop motion video starring the plumber himself, using a veritable pile of Rubik’s Cubes to create the frame-by-frame production. When Mario made his lan...

By John Jacques on 07 January 2017
Pokemon Sun and Moon's Weirdest Fan Theory Makes Sense

Pokemon Sun and Moon's Weirdest Fan Theory Makes Sense

A weird Pokemon Sun and Moon fan theory suggests that normal type Pokemon Komala isn’t a koala at all and that the Pokemon is actually a sentient log of wood. With the franchise having exis...

By Jasmine Henry on 07 January 2017
Nintendo Switch Release Date Potentially Leaks

Nintendo Switch Release Date Potentially Leaks

The release date for Nintendo’s forthcoming Switch console potentially leaks in an online listing for the system on a UK video game retailer’s website. Just a week ahead of Nintendo’s Treeh...

By Kyle Sledge on 07 January 2017
Nintendo Switch Treehouse Event Will Focus on Upcoming Games

Nintendo Switch Treehouse Event Will Focus on Upcoming Games

Nintendo announces a Treehouse Live event for next Friday, January 13, where the Big N will provide fans with a more in-depth look at the Switch’s launch lineup. In less than one week, Nint...

By Jason Gallagher on 06 January 2017
App Store Revenues at $20 Billion Thanks to Pokemon GO

App Store Revenues at $20 Billion Thanks to Pokemon GO

Apple reveals that App Store revenues rose by 40 percent to $20 billion in 2016, and that Pokemon GO and Super Mario Run were significant factors in that. Augmented reality game Pokemon GO...

By Jasmine Henry on 05 January 2017
Breath of the Wild to Have Beedle the Merchant Return?

Breath of the Wild to Have Beedle the Merchant Return?

Nintendo’s most recent post on its The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Facebook page may hint at the return of a familiar merchant from the series. The official Facebook page for The Le...

By Curt Hutson on 05 January 2017
Rumor: Zelda for Nintendo Switch to Launch In March?

Rumor: Zelda for Nintendo Switch to Launch In March?

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is reportedly scheduled for a March 2017 release in North America and Japan, and will be launched alongside the Nintendo Switch. Now that the new ye...

By Alexander Pan on 05 January 2017
Pokemon Snap Coming to Wii U Virtual Console Tomorrow

Pokemon Snap Coming to Wii U Virtual Console Tomorrow

The Nintendo 64 classic Pokemon Snap will be available tomorrow, January 5, on the Wii U Virtual Console in North America, months after the Japanese and European releases. Pokemon Snap saw...

By AJ Caulfield on 04 January 2017
Pokemon Sun and Moon Character Modded Into Smash Bros

Pokemon Sun and Moon Character Modded Into Smash Bros

One gamer mods a fan-favorite character from Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon into the Wii U version of Super Smash Bros., while teasing work on some additional villains for inclusion. It’s alw...

By Riley Little on 04 January 2017
Super Mario Run Purchased by Only 3 Million Users

Super Mario Run Purchased by Only 3 Million Users

New data suggests that the full purchases for Nintendo’s side-scrolling, auto-running video game Super Mario Run only amounts to roughly 3 million users in total. Despite having set an App...

By Kyle Sledge on 03 January 2017
Many Nintendo Switch Games Use Unreal Engine

Many Nintendo Switch Games Use Unreal Engine

Epic Games Japan territory manager confirms that many Nintendo Switch games are being developed with Unreal Engine 4, including major titles and brand new games. Not long after the console...

By Jasmine Henry on 03 January 2017
Rumor: Red Dead Redemption 2, Mass Effect Not On Switch

Rumor: Red Dead Redemption 2, Mass Effect Not On Switch

Respected leaker and rumormonger Laura Dale is reporting that both Red Dead Redemption 2 and Mass Effect: Andromeda will not be made available on the Nintendo Switch. Speculation regarding...

By Rory Young on 03 January 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Releases New Concept Artwork

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Releases New Concept Artwork

Nintendo officially releases two new pieces of concept artwork for its forthcoming role-playing game The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild for Switch and Wii U. Without a doubt, The Legen...

By Kyle Sledge on 02 January 2017
Nintendo Switch May Not Get Current Gen Ports

Nintendo Switch May Not Get Current Gen Ports

Former Ubisoft rendering lead reveals the Nintendo Switch may not have the processing power to handle current generation game ports, which may hurt the console’s success. One of the most ex...

By Boston Blake on 31 December 2016
Apple's Siri Really Likes Super Mario Run

Apple's Siri Really Likes Super Mario Run

Fans have discovered that Apple’s now infamous Siri will actually answer questions about it playing Super Mario Run. Evidently, the A.I. quite likes Nintendo’s latest iOS offering. Many hav...

By Riley Little on 31 December 2016
Pokemon Player Wins Online Battle Using Cosmog

Pokemon Player Wins Online Battle Using Cosmog

One tremendously skilled Pokemon player takes it upon himself to attempt a sweep using the Nebula Pokemon Cosmog, and actually succeeds, wiping the enemy team. Sweeping an enemy team with a...

By Sarah Fields on 30 December 2016
Super Mario Run Android Version Registration Launches

Super Mario Run Android Version Registration Launches

Nintendo announces that Android users can now register on the Google Play store to be notified when Super Mario Run is available to download, much like the game did for iOS users. As one of...

By Riley Little on 29 December 2016
Next Assassin's Creed Releasing on Nintendo Switch?

Next Assassin's Creed Releasing on Nintendo Switch?

According to rumors, Ubisoft plans to release the next Assassin’s Creed game on the Nintendo Switch and that it will launch at the same time as the PS4 and Xbox One versions. According to r...

By Jasmine Henry on 29 December 2016
Pokemon, Final Fantasy 15 Best Selling Holiday Games

Pokemon, Final Fantasy 15 Best Selling Holiday Games

Holiday sales numbers for popular online retailer Amazon are in, and both Pokemon Sun & Moon as well as Final Fantasy 15 led the pack for video game sales. While much of the attention w...

By Anthony Taormina on 29 December 2016
Mario Kart 64 Releases for Wii U on Thursday

Mario Kart 64 Releases for Wii U on Thursday

Nintendo finally brings Mario Kart 64 to the Wii U Virtual Console in North America, but does the timing have anything to do with the upcoming Switch event in January? With 2017 just around...

By Jason Gallagher on 29 December 2016
Pokemon GO Reference Appears in Doctor Who

Pokemon GO Reference Appears in Doctor Who

The Doctor Who Christmas special contains a nod to popular mobile game, Pokemon GO, getting a short mention and playing a small role in the episode’s plot. Pokemon GO continues to be a popu...

By Weston Albert on 29 December 2016
Pokemon Sun & Moon Reveal Next Global Mission

Pokemon Sun & Moon Reveal Next Global Mission

Details on Pokemon Sun and Moon‘s second Global Mission event appear online, revealing a more realistic goal for players to conquer, and more enticing rewards. Even though Pokemon Sun and M...

By Dalton Cooper on 27 December 2016
Pokemon GO Now Selling Holiday Boxes

Pokemon GO Now Selling Holiday Boxes

Pokemon GO offers another holiday gift to its players, this time releasing three shop bundles containing items at a discount, as well as some that can’t ordinarily be bought. Pokemon GO is...

By Sarah Fields on 27 December 2016
Pokemon GO Releases Apple Watch App

Pokemon GO Releases Apple Watch App

The long-awaited Pokemon GO app for the Apple Watch is now available for download, bringing limited features of Pokemon GO to the Apple Watch experience. The day has finally come for Pokemo...

By Weston Albert on 23 December 2016
Super Mario Run Makes $14 Million in First Three Days

Super Mario Run Makes $14 Million in First Three Days

Super Mario Run makes $14 million in its first three days of availability, with just over 1 million players paying to unlock the full game, says analytics firm App Annie. Nintendo’s new mo...

By Jasmine Henry on 20 December 2016
10 Games That Deserve Nintendo Switch Ports

10 Games That Deserve Nintendo Switch Ports

Nintendo’s new console could offer new ways to experience the biggest video games in a brand new way and so Game Rant has put together a Nintendo Switch port wishlist. When the Nintendo Swi...

By Jasmine Henry on 20 December 2016
Switch Exclusive Seasons of Heaven Gets New Trailer

Switch Exclusive Seasons of Heaven Gets New Trailer

Indie title Seasons of Heaven, which will be exclusive for Nintendo’s Switch console, receives its debut gameplay trailer, showcasing a strange, magical world. With the official confirmatio...

By Rob Gordon on 20 December 2016
Pokemon Generations Episode Features Essentia

Pokemon Generations Episode Features Essentia

The end of Pokemon Generations is nearly here, but not before we get a look at the post-game content of Gen 6, with Looker’s encounter with the mysterious Essentia. It’s coming up to the fi...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 18 December 2016
Pokemon GO Still Coming to Apple Watch

Pokemon GO Still Coming to Apple Watch

Amid speculation that Pokemon GO is being dropped from development for the Apple Watch, Apple confirms that the mobile title is still planned for a release on the device. There have been pl...

By Rob Gordon on 17 December 2016
NES Classic is Selling Almost 6 Times as Fast as Wii U

NES Classic is Selling Almost 6 Times as Fast as Wii U

The NES Classic sells an impressive 196,000 units in the US in the month of November, significantly outpacing the sales of Nintendo’s eighth generation Wii U console. Nintendo once had high...

By Dalton Cooper on 17 December 2016
Super Mario Run's Game-Breaking Bug to Be Fixed

Super Mario Run's Game-Breaking Bug to Be Fixed

Nintendo acknowledges a game-breaking bug in Super Mario Run that causes the game to crash when players try to link it to their Facebook account under certain conditions. Nintendo vowed for...

By Dalton Cooper on 16 December 2016
Nintendo Switch Tour Includes 6 North American Cities

Nintendo Switch Tour Includes 6 North American Cities

Nintendo plans a kick-off tour for the Nintendo Switch to follow its reveal stream, with a plan to take the console to six cities across the U.S. and Canada for gamers to try it out. Plenty...

By Sarah Fields on 16 December 2016
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 announceme...

By Riley Little on 10 December 2016
2015 Game Developers Choice Awards Nominations

2015 Game Developers Choice Awards Nominations

The annual Game Developers Choice Awards reveal the finalists for 2015 with Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, Destiny, Alien: Isolation and Hearthstone leading the pack.

By Rob Keyes on 25 April 2015
World of Speed

World of Speed

Space Jam mod; BF4 DLC, Evil Within, Mario & Kirby release dates; Metal Gear Solid-themed PS4; World of Speed unveil; more Batman and other gaming news.

By Rob Keyes on 22 March 2014
Is the Hardcore Gamer Hurting Video Game Culture?

Is the Hardcore Gamer Hurting Video Game Culture?

Nintendo continues to draw crowds of non-gamers. We take a look at why hardcore gamers just can’t understand the appeal of the Wii.

By Jonathan Poole on 22 March 2010