News items tagged with nintendo

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. There have been a couple of rumors surrounding Nintendo’s The L...

By Dalton Cooper on February 17, 2018
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 February 17, 2018
iPhone X Makes Pokemon GO Legendaries Harder to Catch

iPhone X Makes Pokemon GO Legendaries Harder to Catch

The Apple iPhone X offers several helpful features that are beneficial to mobile gamers, including its OLED display and the improved performance of the A11 chip. However, users are now discovering...

By Jasmine Henry on February 14, 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 February 14, 2018
Enter Game Rant's Nintendo Switch Holiday Giveaway

Enter Game Rant's Nintendo Switch Holiday Giveaway

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

By Dalton Cooper on February 14, 2018
Pokemon GO Adding New Quests in Update?

Pokemon GO Adding New Quests in Update?

Like previous updates for the game, the latest update for Pokemon GO has been datamined, giving fans plenty of hints as to what’s coming to it in the future. And if dataminers are correct, the futu...

By Dalton Cooper on February 14, 2018
Rumor: Nintendo Switch Pokemon Starters Leaked

Rumor: Nintendo Switch Pokemon Starters Leaked

With every new generation of Pokemon titles comes a wave of fake leaked starter Pokemon. It’s practically a tradition at this point, so no one should be surprised that the upcoming Nintendo Switch ...

By Rory Young on February 14, 2018
Pokemon GO: Is Wurmple's Evolution Random?

Pokemon GO: Is Wurmple's Evolution Random?

The Pokemon GO community is usually quick to figure out tricks to control the evolution of certain Pokemon. Mere days after the game launched in the summer of 2016, and the Eevee evolution trick wa...

By Dalton Cooper on February 14, 2018
Nintendo Switch Breaks Record Previously Held By PS2

Nintendo Switch Breaks Record Previously Held By PS2

Previously, the PlayStation 2 was the fastest selling console for first-year sales in Japan. It seems that the PS2 has officially been replaced with the Nintendo Switch, but Nintendo has yet to mak...

By Joshua Duckworth on February 13, 2018
Nintendo's SNES Classic Outsells the NES Classic

Nintendo's SNES Classic Outsells the NES Classic

Yesterday Nintendo revealed one of holiday 2017’s most popular devices, the highly popular SNES Classic Edition console, sold a staggering 4 million consoles. Moreover, the SNES Classic has now out...

By Rory Young on February 13, 2018
Lost Nintendo Switch Tracked Down Thanks to Reddit

Lost Nintendo Switch Tracked Down Thanks to Reddit

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

By Kyle Sledge on February 13, 2018
Pokemon GO Adds Two New Shiny Pokemon

Pokemon GO Adds Two New Shiny Pokemon

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

By Kyle Sledge on February 09, 2018
Pokemon GO: Delibird Added with Surprise Gift

Pokemon GO: Delibird Added with Surprise Gift

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

By Kyle Sledge on February 09, 2018
Skyrim Nintendo Switch Review Roundup: A Quality Port

Skyrim Nintendo Switch Review Roundup: A Quality Port

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

By Jasmine Henry on February 09, 2018
Norway PM Plays Pokemon GO Before Trump Meeting

Norway PM Plays Pokemon GO Before Trump Meeting

The past few months have brought plenty of reports about people playing Pokemon GO when they shouldn’t be. Over the weekend an actor played the game at the Golden Globes, while in Canada a man was...

By Jasmine Henry on February 09, 2018
Mario Tennis Aces, Payday 2, and More Coming to Switch

Mario Tennis Aces, Payday 2, and More Coming to Switch

In a move that perhaps didn’t come as quite a surprise to some, Nintendo held a Direct mini today and announced a slew of new and returning games coming to the Nintendo Switch. Here are all the big...

By Patrick Kirk on February 09, 2018
Kirby Star Allies Gets Nintendo Switch Release Date

Kirby Star Allies Gets Nintendo Switch Release Date

Kirby Star Allies was announced last year, promising 4-player co-op side-scrolling gameplay for Nintendo Switch fans. Now Nintendo has officially confirmed the game’s release date, and as it turns...

By Dalton Cooper on February 09, 2018
Super Mario Odyssey Review

Super Mario Odyssey Review

The realization that I was hooked first hit me after collecting my 40th Power Moon in a single world. Apparently I’d spent 15 hours playing the game on my Switch by that point, but time flew as I e...

By Riley Little on February 07, 2018
Pokken Tournament DX Adding New Playable Pokemon

Pokken Tournament DX Adding New Playable Pokemon

Without a doubt, today’s Nintendo Direct Mini contained a lot of information in regards to what’s on the horizon for the Switch. The brief press event saw confirmation of new releases for the conso...

By Kyle Sledge on February 07, 2018
Pokemon Nintendo Switch Titles Revealed?

Pokemon Nintendo Switch Titles Revealed?

[Update: These trademarks and logos have been faked as part of an Internet hoax. Original story follows.] Rumors have been swirling these past few days that Nintendo is set to host a Nintendo Direct...

By Dalton Cooper on February 07, 2018
Pokemon GO Datamine Reveals New Legendary

Pokemon GO Datamine Reveals New Legendary

Not too long ago, the developer Niantic released a fresh trailer for Pokemon GO mimicking the tone and style of the BBC’s Planet Earth documentary series, with the video potentially teasing that Ma...

By Kyle Sledge on February 07, 2018
Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze Coming to Switch

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze Coming to Switch

With the Nintendo Switch outpacing the Wii U’s sales, it’s clear that many gamers skipped Nintendo’s last generation console entirely. That means they missed out on some truly spectacular games, in...

By Dalton Cooper on February 06, 2018
Dark Souls Remastered in the Works for Nintendo Switch?

Dark Souls Remastered in the Works for Nintendo Switch?

Last year, fans of Dark Souls were disappointed to learn that developer FromSoftware is done for the franchise for now. But although the developer currently has no plans to expand the trilogy, this...

By Jasmine Henry on February 06, 2018
Pokemon GO Trailer Teases New Pokemon

Pokemon GO Trailer Teases New Pokemon

Although Pokemon GO might be rendered unplayable for some fans over the course of the next few weeks due to GPS outages, it hasn’t stopped the developer Niantic from releasing a brand new trailer t...

By Kyle Sledge on February 06, 2018
Why Nintendo Switch is Succeeding Where Wii U Failed

Why Nintendo Switch is Succeeding Where Wii U Failed

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

By Dalton Cooper on February 04, 2018
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 February 03, 2018
WWE Superstars Really Like Crash Bandicoot

WWE Superstars Really Like Crash Bandicoot

Professional wrestling fans are gearing up for SummerSlam tonight, the second biggest WWE pay-per-view of the year, right behind WrestleMania. Some of the WWE superstars that will be battling it ou...

By Dalton Cooper on February 02, 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, as it was confirmed that Doom would be heading to the console bef...

By Brad Jones on February 02, 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 February 01, 2018
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 awar...

By Maxwell Jeffery on January 26, 2018
5 Most Exciting Nintendo Switch Exclusives of 2018

5 Most Exciting Nintendo Switch Exclusives of 2018

After an impressive debut year, everyone is wondering if Nintendo Switch can keep the momentum going in 2018. Here are the five most exciting Switch exclusives of 2018.

By Dalton Cooper on January 22, 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 January 21, 2018
Pokemon GO: Weather Features Broken For Many Players

Pokemon GO: Weather Features Broken For Many Players

Pokemon GO players have been enjoying the benefits of the new weather system for the last few weeks with increased sightings, more candy, and strength bonuses in certain conditions. The new system...

By Denny Connolly on January 17, 2018
Pokemon GO: Niantic Adding New Pokestops

Pokemon GO: Niantic Adding New Pokestops

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

By Kyle Sledge on January 11, 2018
Nintendo Files Trademark for 1080

Nintendo Files Trademark for 1080

Today, a gaming enthusiast named Pixelpar uncovered something that had been kept in the shadows prior to his now-widespread tweet: Nintendo has filed a trademark registration for 1080, a much-belov...

By John Jacques on January 11, 2018
GoldenEye 007 Copyright No Longer Owned by Nintendo?

GoldenEye 007 Copyright No Longer Owned by Nintendo?

For many first-person shooter fans, GoldenEye 007 on the Nintendo 64 remains an important piece of history not only because it’s a highly acclaimed and best selling game, but that it proved that th...

By Derek Nichols on January 11, 2018
Payday 2 is Coming to Nintendo Switch

Payday 2 is Coming to Nintendo Switch

This evening’s Nintendo Direct has brought plenty of surprises for fans of Nintendo’s portable console, including the unexpected announcement that Payday 2 will be available for the Nintendo Switch...

By John Jacques on January 09, 2018
Pokemon GO: Where to Find Each Legendary Raid Pokemon

Pokemon GO: Where to Find Each Legendary Raid Pokemon

Dedicated Pokemon GO players that are looking to catch ’em all should know that the three legendary beasts, Entei, Raikou, and Suicune from Pokemon Gold, Silver, and Crystal, have yet again been ro...

By Dalton Cooper on January 08, 2018
Pokemon GO: Ho-oh Has a Very Low Catch Rate

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

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

By Jasmine Henry on January 06, 2018
Weekly Wrap-Up

Weekly Wrap-Up

Several major video games hit store shelves and download services this past week as we approach the beginnings of the exciting fall video game release season and along with a listing of these rev...

By Rob Keyes on January 05, 2018
Rumor: Nintendo Direct Planned for January 11

Rumor: Nintendo Direct Planned for January 11

January 11 may be the date for the next Nintendo Direct, according to two industry insiders on the ResetEra community boards. Expect an official announcement soon, though delays are possible. The...

By Rory Young on January 04, 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 price drop, looming over the horizon, the house that Mario buil...

By Anthony Taormina on January 03, 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 games in Nintendo history. On March 3rd, Nintendo will be releasing...

By Dalton Cooper on January 01, 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 big title in Nintendo’s Wii-brand line will be none other than ...

By Jonathan Poole on December 31, 2017
Nintendo Considering New Switch Joy-Con Designs

Nintendo Considering New Switch Joy-Con Designs

Switch owners might have more options for their Joy-Cons in the future, according to a representative from Nintendo. In an interview with IGN, Nintendo’s Entertainment Planning and Development Divisi...

By Curt Hutson on December 31, 2017
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 before we look forward to an even bigger year of gaming in 2012, l...

By Rob Keyes on December 31, 2017
Weekly Video Game News Roundup: February 24th

Weekly Video Game News Roundup: February 24th

This week was all about secrets, but we’re in a gossipy mood and can’t help but tell you all of them. In this roundup we have a release date for The Secret World, a revelation about XBLA’s file s...

By Curt Hutson on December 30, 2017
Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate

Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate

During December’s North American Nintendo Direct presentation, Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime promised that the number games available for Wii U would double “over the next few weeks...

By Jeff Schille on December 30, 2017
E3 2011 Awards: Nominations

E3 2011 Awards: Nominations

[Update: The Game Rant Best of E3 2011 Award Winners have been announced!] Leading up to E3, the Game Rant team put together a pair of lists of our most anticipated confirmed games E3 2011 and our...

By Rob Keyes on December 29, 2017
E3 2011 Awards: Winners

E3 2011 Awards: Winners

Leading up to E3, the Game Rant team put together lists for our most anticipated confirmed games E3 2011 and our most anticipated rumored games. Several of the rumored games did end up being show...

By Rob Keyes on December 29, 2017
The Best of E3 2012: Nominations

The Best of E3 2012: Nominations

Leading up to E3 2012, many of the big game announcements were unveiled early, from Star Wars 1313 to Gears of War: Judgment. Still, there were a few pleasant surprises during the five major pres...

By Rob Keyes on December 26, 2017
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 holid...

By Alex Sebenski on December 24, 2017
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? Nin...

By William Case on December 24, 2017
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 console debuts on March 3. One of the biggest talking points followin...

By Brad Jones on December 23, 2017
Pokemon GO: This is What Star Pieces Do

Pokemon GO: This is What Star Pieces Do

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

By Dalton Cooper on December 23, 2017
Pokemon GO: Shiny Ho-Oh, Celebi Models Datamined

Pokemon GO: Shiny Ho-Oh, Celebi Models Datamined

It was just a few weeks ago when Pokemon GO developer Niantic added new characters to the game, letting players catch Gen 3 Pokemon in the wild. However, according to new files uncovered by a datam...

By Jasmine Henry on December 23, 2017
‘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 December 22, 2017
Our 25 Most Anticipated Games of 2012

Our 25 Most Anticipated Games of 2012

While we live for looking forward to what new games come out each year, we dread the overwhelming process of  picking only a select few to rank as our most anticipated. Starting with a list of...

By Rob Keyes on December 22, 2017
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 December 22, 2017
PoGO Adding New Way to Catch Pokemon with AR Plus

PoGO Adding New Way to Catch Pokemon with AR Plus

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

By Kyle Sledge on December 21, 2017
Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Review

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Review

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

By Cody Gravelle on December 20, 2017
Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp Announced for Mobile

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp Announced for Mobile

The Animal Crossing mobile experience fans have been waiting for has finally seen an announcement as Nintendo confirms that Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp will be launching on Android and iOS devices...

By Maxwell Jeffery on December 18, 2017
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 avail...

By Jeff Schille on December 17, 2017
Best Black Friday Video Game Deals

Best Black Friday Video Game Deals

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

By Jasmine Henry on December 16, 2017
Pokemon GO: Which Gen 3 Pokemon Hatch from Each Egg

Pokemon GO: Which Gen 3 Pokemon Hatch from Each Egg

Pokemon GO players are now able to collect more Gen 3 Pokemon as many fan-favorite characters from the Hoenn region have been added to the game. The update also means that more Pokemon have been ad...

By Jasmine Henry on December 15, 2017
Pokemon GO Increases Storage Space in New Update

Pokemon GO Increases Storage Space in New Update

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

By Kyle Sledge on December 15, 2017
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 games ever, despite plummeting sales figures. Here in the West,...

By Jeff Schille on December 14, 2017
Pokemon GO: Delibird Found in Holiday Promo Image

Pokemon GO: Delibird Found in Holiday Promo Image

Earlier this week, Pokemon GO developer Niantic confirmed that more Gen 3 Pokemon will soon be added to the game. However, new evidence uncovered by fans of the hit mobile game suggests that the Ge...

By Jasmine Henry on December 14, 2017
Outlast 2 Announced for Switch Release

Outlast 2 Announced for Switch Release

Without a doubt, Red Barrels’ survival-horror title Outlast 2 is easily one of the scariest games for PS4 and Xbox One, but it looks as if the studio is prepared to extend the thrills to Nintendo’s...

By Kyle Sledge on December 14, 2017
Bayonetta 3 Announced with Trailer, Switch Exclusive

Bayonetta 3 Announced with Trailer, Switch Exclusive

It wasn’t too long ago that Bayonetta 3 discussions were happening at Platinum Games, which caused fans of the action title to prepare for an official announcement for a third entry in the series....

By Kyle Sledge on December 14, 2017
Pokemon GO: 3 Ways to Improve Combat

Pokemon GO: 3 Ways to Improve Combat

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

By Dalton Cooper on December 14, 2017
Will Pokemon GO Weather System Have Exclusive Pokemon?

Will Pokemon GO Weather System Have Exclusive Pokemon?

Pokemon GO developer Niantic surprised many fans yesterday when it revealed the game’s dynamic weather system. The upcoming feature would allow the game to take local weather into account and it ca...

By Jasmine Henry on December 14, 2017
New Pokemon GO Starpiece Item Teased

New Pokemon GO Starpiece Item Teased

Pokemon GO players are about to gain access to ton of fresh new content, including more Gen 3 characters as well as the dynamic weather system. But that’s not all, as some fans have uncovered infor...

By Jasmine Henry on December 14, 2017
Pokemon GO Updates Battle UI

Pokemon GO Updates Battle UI

Yesterday, developer Niantic announced a large update heading to Pokemon GO that will add fifty generation 3 Pokemon to the game, as well as bring in a new dynamic weather system. Players began pic...

By Curt Hutson on December 14, 2017
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...

By Riley Little on December 14, 2017
Pokemon GO: Still No Timetable for Pokemon Trading

Pokemon GO: Still No Timetable for Pokemon Trading

With the release of 50 third generation Pokemon imminent as well as the introduction of a new dynamic weather system, it’s an exciting time to be a Pokemon GO fan. However, some fans are upset that...

By Dalton Cooper on December 13, 2017
Pokemon GO: Additional Gen 3 Pokemon Coming Later This Week

Pokemon GO: Additional Gen 3 Pokemon Coming Later This Week

The first taste of gen 3 arrived in Pokemon GO during the popular Halloween event, but players have been eager to hunt down the rest of the Hoenn region creatures since then. After a few months of...

By Denny Connolly on December 13, 2017
Overwatch Meets Pokemon in Cool Crossover 'Game'

Overwatch Meets Pokemon in Cool Crossover 'Game'

Overwatch and Pokemon are two of the most popular video game franchises around, as each has millions of fans around the world. It also means that there’s a lot of overlap of fans who love both Over...

By Jasmine Henry on December 12, 2017
Fire Emblem Warriors Review

Fire Emblem Warriors Review

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

By Riley Little on December 12, 2017
Pokemon GO Players are Feeling 'Very Discouraged'

Pokemon GO Players are Feeling 'Very Discouraged'

Pokemon GO continues to receive support from Niantic, with the company running special events like the recent Halloween event as well as adding new features and Pokemon to the game. Even so, the ad...

By Dalton Cooper on December 09, 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 th...

By Riley Little on December 09, 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 December 09, 2017
Pocket Camp: Materials Offered By Every Villager

Pocket Camp: Materials Offered By Every Villager

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

By Denny Connolly on December 09, 2017
Weird Super Mario Odyssey Glitch Lets Players Cheat

Weird Super Mario Odyssey Glitch Lets Players Cheat

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

By Maxwell Jeffery on December 09, 2017
Pokemon GO Players Discover Trick to Get EX Raid Invite

Pokemon GO Players Discover Trick to Get EX Raid Invite

In order for Pokemon GO fans to catch Mewtwo, one of the rarest and most recognizable legendary Pokemon in the history of the franchise, they have to receive a special EX Raid invite. The only requ...

By Dalton Cooper on December 09, 2017
AC: Pocket Camp Had a Bigger Launch Than Pokemon GO

AC: Pocket Camp Had a Bigger Launch Than Pokemon GO

Earlier this month Nintendo released Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp, which allows players to design their own campsites and make some new friends. After the game suffered multiple delays during devel...

By Jasmine Henry on December 05, 2017
Super Mario Cereal with Amiibo Support Announced

Super Mario Cereal with Amiibo Support Announced

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

By Rory Young on December 05, 2017
Pokemon GO Players in Russia Arrested During Protests

Pokemon GO Players in Russia Arrested During Protests

Pokemon GO players already face some dangers in playing the game, such as getting lost and being stranded. But a series of Russian arrests means that fans of the mobile game can also add “run-ins w...

By Jasmine Henry on December 05, 2017
Super Mario Odyssey Gets the Honest Trailer Treatment

Super Mario Odyssey Gets the Honest Trailer Treatment

Since its launch, Super Mario Odyssey has earned widespread critical acclaim, and stands as one of the highest-rated video games ever made. Considering the game’s massive popularity, it’s no surpri...

By Dalton Cooper on December 05, 2017
Pokemon GO Changes Egg Rarity for Certain Pokemon

Pokemon GO Changes Egg Rarity for Certain Pokemon

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

By Dalton Cooper on December 05, 2017
Pokemon GO Player Fined for Playing While Driving

Pokemon GO Player Fined for Playing While Driving

By now Pokemon GO players are keenly aware of the dangers of playing the game at inappropriate times. And yet, some players still choose to take that chance, finding themselves in hot water when th...

By Jasmine Henry on December 05, 2017
A New Super Mario Movie Might Be in the Works

A New Super Mario Movie Might Be in the Works

Mario is already one of the best-known characters in the world thanks to the massive success of the Super Mario games over the last three decades. But soon, even more people may learn about Mario a...

By Jasmine Henry on December 05, 2017
Pokemon GO Fixing Raid Battle Tracking

Pokemon GO Fixing Raid Battle Tracking

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

By Dalton Cooper on December 05, 2017
Resident Evil Amiibo Were in the Works at One Point

Resident Evil Amiibo Were in the Works at One Point

The Resident Evil franchise recently made its Nintendo Switch debut with the release of Resident Evil: Revelations and Revelations 2 on November 28th. While the Nintendo Switch versions of Resident...

By Dalton Cooper on December 05, 2017
Splatoon 2 Free Huge Holiday Updates

Splatoon 2 Free Huge Holiday Updates

Nintendo is preparing for a very Splatoon 2 holiday season, announcing several forthcoming updates for the Nintendo Switch multiplayer shooter. Small updates have continued to roll out for Splatoon...

By Rory Young on December 05, 2017
Pokemon GO: 5 Things Draconius GO Does Better

Pokemon GO: 5 Things Draconius GO Does Better

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

By Dalton Cooper on December 05, 2017
Pokemon GO Unlocks Double XP for Global Challenge

Pokemon GO Unlocks Double XP for Global Challenge

The first tier in the Pokemon GO Global Catch Challenge has been unlocked after the total number of Pokemon caught in the game reached 500 million. Players can now reap all the rewards of the Bronze...

By Curt Hutson on December 05, 2017
Pokemon GO: All the Shiny Pokemon in the Game

Pokemon GO: All the Shiny Pokemon in the Game

In the second generation of Pokemon games, Gold and Silver, Game Freak introduced palette-swapped creatures called shiny Pokemon. Encountering a shiny Pokemon in the wild is extremely rare, and so...

By Dalton Cooper on December 05, 2017
Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Adds Xenosaga Character to Game

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Adds Xenosaga Character to Game

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 might be a stand-alone title in the way it approaches its story, but developer Monolith Soft has also made sure to acknowledge the game’s roots wherever possible. Xenoblade C...

By Cody Gravelle on December 05, 2017
Nintendo Switch Won Black Friday and Thanksgiving

Nintendo Switch Won Black Friday and Thanksgiving

The week of Black Friday and Thanksgiving is always the busiest shopping period of the year, as consumers rush out to take advantage of the best deals they can find. There were many hot items on sa...

By Dalton Cooper on December 04, 2017
Ubisoft Reveals Deals on Nintendo Switch Games

Ubisoft Reveals Deals on Nintendo Switch Games

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

By Dalton Cooper on December 04, 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 December 02, 2017
Pokemon Ultra Sun, Ultra Moon: 5 Tips From a Champion

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

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

By John Jacques on December 01, 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 December 01, 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 December 01, 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 December 01, 2017
Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp Adding New Villagers Soon

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp Adding New Villagers Soon

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

By Jasmine Henry on December 01, 2017
Pokemon GO Car Crashes Lead to Millions in Damages, Multiple Deaths

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

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

By Jasmine Henry on December 01, 2017
SNES Classic On Sale at Toys R Us Next Week

SNES Classic On Sale at Toys R Us Next Week

Beleaguered retailer Toys R Us is set to get an influx of SNES Classic Editions and Nintendo Switch consoles in time for Cyber Monday week. The company made an announcement on its official blog sta...

By Anthony Taormina on November 30, 2017
Pokemon GO: How to Solo a Scyther Raid

Pokemon GO: How to Solo a Scyther Raid

Of all the appealing new Pokemon GO level 3 Battle Raid bosses, Scyther may be the easiest to defeat and catch. Players who have been doing a lot of raiding up to this point likely already have a t...

By Denny Connolly on November 30, 2017
Pokemon Series Passes 300 Million Units Sold

Pokemon Series Passes 300 Million Units Sold

Pokemon‘s reign as an outstandingly popular game series continues, with the series picking up new acknowledgment for its accomplishments. According to a new report, 300 million copies of the game s...

By Sarah Fields on November 30, 2017
Pokemon GO: Farfetch'd is Now Available Worldwide

Pokemon GO: Farfetch'd is Now Available Worldwide

When Niantic launched the Global Catch Challenge in Pokemon GO a few days ago, it looked like fans weren’t going to meet their goal of catching 3 billion Pokemon by November 26th. However, the Poke...

By Dalton Cooper on November 30, 2017
Pokemon GO Players Unlock Silver Tier Rewards

Pokemon GO Players Unlock Silver Tier Rewards

Pokemon GO players have managed to catch over 1.5 billion Pokemon over the last few days, which has seen the community earn the silver tier reward in the ongoing Global Catch Challenge. With the si...

By Dalton Cooper on November 29, 2017
Pokemon GO: New Legendary Appearing in Raids Worldwide

Pokemon GO: New Legendary Appearing in Raids Worldwide

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

By Dalton Cooper on November 29, 2017
New Pokemon Games Pay Tribute to Iwata

New Pokemon Games Pay Tribute to Iwata

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

By Joshua Duckworth on November 28, 2017
Nintendo Switch and 3DS Holiday Cyber Sale Starts

Nintendo Switch and 3DS Holiday Cyber Sale Starts

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

By Rory Young on November 28, 2017
Pokemon GO Datamine Reveals New Shiny Pokemon

Pokemon GO Datamine Reveals New Shiny Pokemon

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

By Dalton Cooper on November 25, 2017
Pokemon GO Global Challenge is Off to a Slow Start

Pokemon GO Global Challenge is Off to a Slow Start

A new Pokemon GO global event has players all around the world working together to unlock special rewards, but the grind to the highest tier is looking a little unrealistic. After the first full da...

By Denny Connolly on November 25, 2017
Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp Release Date

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp Release Date

Nintendo has announced a release date for its next smartphone game, Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp. Originally teased with a “late November” release date, Nintendo is making good on that promise by r...

By Curt Hutson on November 25, 2017
How to Unlock Legend of Zelda Gear in Skyrim for Switch

How to Unlock Legend of Zelda Gear in Skyrim for Switch

This week The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim finally made the jump to its 1,000th platform, the Nintendo Switch. We kid, but the 2011 RPG has become a meme unto itself with how many different ports have b...

By Anthony Taormina on November 24, 2017
Pokemon GO EX Raid System is Still Broken

Pokemon GO EX Raid System is Still Broken

Ever since EX Raids were first introduced to Pokemon GO, many fans have expressed frustration with the system. For the uninitiated, EX Raids are special raids with ultra rare Pokemon, like Mewtwo,...

By Dalton Cooper on November 23, 2017
Super Mario Odyssey: 5 Craziest Captures in the Game

Super Mario Odyssey: 5 Craziest Captures in the Game

Super Mario Odyssey has made quite the impact on the gaming community, selling millions of copies mere days after its release and earning unprecedented critical acclaim. Many reviewers have praised...

By Dalton Cooper on November 20, 2017
Pokemon Ultra Moon Review

Pokemon Ultra Moon Review

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

By Cody Gravelle on November 20, 2017
Borderlands 3 is Not in Development for Nintendo Switch

Borderlands 3 is Not in Development for Nintendo Switch

Responding to a fan on Twitter, Gearbox Software CEO Randy Pitchford indicates that there are no plans to bring the upcoming Borderlands 3 to the Nintendo Switch. One of the promises Nintendo has m...

By Dalton Cooper on November 18, 2017
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 from lacking in terms of quality. As a direct follow up to SNES cla...

By Riley Little on November 18, 2017
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 full arsenal from the game. Between collector’s editions and speci...

By Sarah Fields on November 18, 2017
Pokemon GO Changes PokeStop and Gym Drops

Pokemon GO Changes PokeStop and Gym Drops

Pokemon GO players who rely upon visiting Pokemon Gyms and PokeStops to collect items will notice a significant change in what they receive. Niantic has altered the drop rate from PokeStops and Gym...

By Sarah Fields on November 16, 2017
10 Best Ghost-Type Pokemon

10 Best Ghost-Type Pokemon

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

By Dalton Cooper on November 16, 2017
Super Mario Odyssey Multiplayer Lets Cappy Kill Mario

Super Mario Odyssey Multiplayer Lets Cappy Kill Mario

In Super Mario Odyssey Nintendo introduces players to Cappy, an anthropomorphic hat that lets ex-plumber Mario control enemies and objects by throwing it in their general direction. Throughout the...

By Maxwell Jeffery on November 15, 2017
New Pokemon Leak for Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon

New Pokemon Leak for Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon

New Pokemon from Pokemon Ultra Sun and Pokemon Ultra Moon have leaked online, including what’s said to be the final form of the Legendary Pokemon Necrozma. A series of leaked images claiming to be...

By Rory Young on November 14, 2017
Pokemon GO: How to Solo An Omastar Raid

Pokemon GO: How to Solo An Omastar Raid

Pokemon GO players are still adjusting to the new rotation of Battle Raid bosses and mastering their strategies for taking down the challenges as effortlessly as possible. Most serious players like...

By Denny Connolly on November 10, 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 November 09, 2017
Mario Odyssey is the Fastest Selling Mario Game in US

Mario Odyssey is the Fastest Selling Mario Game in US

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

By Olivia Falk on November 09, 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 November 09, 2017
Pokemon GO Halloween Event Increases Corsola Spawn Rate

Pokemon GO Halloween Event Increases Corsola Spawn Rate

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

By Dalton Cooper on November 09, 2017
EA is Done Making Nintendo Switch Games for Now

EA is Done Making Nintendo Switch Games for Now

On September 29th, Electronic Arts released FIFA 18 for the Nintendo Switch. Unfortunately, anyone that took this as a sign that EA would be supporting Nintendo’s handheld/home console hybrid on a...

By Dalton Cooper on November 08, 2017
Super Mario Odyssey: How to Get Jump Rope Genius Moon

Super Mario Odyssey: How to Get Jump Rope Genius Moon

With well over 600 Power Moons spread across its numerous kingdoms, Super Mario Odyssey has no shortage of challenges for players to conquer. Some of these Power Moons are easy to acquire, but oth...

By Dalton Cooper on November 06, 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 November 05, 2017
New Pokemon GO Safari Event Coming This Month

New Pokemon GO Safari Event Coming This Month

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

By Maxwell Jeffery on November 04, 2017
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 November 04, 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 November 03, 2017
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 November 03, 2017
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 November 03, 2017
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 agr...

By Kyle Sledge on November 03, 2017
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 November 03, 2017
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 appr...

By Cody Gravelle on November 03, 2017
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 amiibos and possibly the game itself. While news regarding The L...

By Cody Gravelle on November 03, 2017
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 of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. As one of the most iconic gaming ch...

By Riley Little on November 03, 2017
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 November 03, 2017
Nintendo President Teases New Donkey Kong Game

Nintendo President Teases New Donkey Kong Game

After launching the Switch earlier this year, Nintendo has been on a consistent roll month after month. Sales of the new console have been stellar thanks in large part to the release cycle which s...

By Derek Nichols on November 03, 2017
Artist Imagines What Pokemon Would Look Like in Real Life

Artist Imagines What Pokemon Would Look Like in Real Life

The popularity of Pokemon continues to grow, and creatures like Pikachu are a household name. Some of those little critters are so darn huggable that fans often imagine what Pokemon would look like...

By Curt Hutson on November 03, 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 November 03, 2017
Could Pokemon GO Turn All Pokestops into Gyms?

Could Pokemon GO Turn All Pokestops into Gyms?

As Pokemon GO players continue to experience the strange glitch that only provides two items out of PokeStops, users online begin to speculate as to whether this new change is intentional and a sig...

By Maxwell Jeffery on November 03, 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 November 03, 2017
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 f...

By Riley Little on November 03, 2017
Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon Bring Back Team Rocket

Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon Bring Back Team Rocket

When a video game series has run for as long as Pokemon has, there will inevitably be some repetition and overlap. One of the more understated strengths of the Nintendo-exclusive franchise has been...

By Cody Gravelle on November 03, 2017
Super Mario Odyssey: How to Get Coins Fast

Super Mario Odyssey: How to Get Coins Fast

Super Mario Odyssey has released to unprecedented critical acclaim, becoming the highest-rated video game to date in the process. One reason why many reviewers have heaped praise on Mario’s latest...

By Dalton Cooper on November 03, 2017
Pokemon GO: New Legendary Raid Battle Available in US

Pokemon GO: New Legendary Raid Battle Available in US

Pokemon GO players have been busy hunting down Gen 3 ghosts and collecting double candy for the last week and Battle Raids have been taking a backseat. That all changes this month, with the latest...

By Denny Connolly on November 03, 2017
Pokemon GO Releases Two More Shiny Pokemon for Halloween

Pokemon GO Releases Two More Shiny Pokemon for Halloween

Pokemon GO‘s collection of shiny Pokemon continues to grow. Pokemon GO fans around the world have reported sightings of shiny Shuppets and Banettes out in the wild, meaning all five of the third ge...

By Dalton Cooper on November 02, 2017
Nintendo Switch Sales Will Surpass Wii U by Next Year

Nintendo Switch Sales Will Surpass Wii U by Next Year

The Nintendo Switch has already proven that it will be the console that catalyzes a Nintendo resurgence in the video game industry—now, analysts and competitors are waiting to see just what that me...

By Cody Gravelle on November 02, 2017
What Super Mario Odyssey Power Moons Unlock

What Super Mario Odyssey Power Moons Unlock

Last week saw the release of Super Mario Odyssey, the latest adventure for Nintendo’s flagship character and his first on the Switch. Mario is once again tasked with saving Princess Peach from Bows...

By Curt Hutson on November 02, 2017
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 on it, but something happened after the PlayStation 2 and Nintend...

By Riley Little on October 31, 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 October 28, 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 October 28, 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 October 28, 2017
Pokemon GO Halloween Event Does Include Witch Hat Pichu

Pokemon GO Halloween Event Does Include Witch Hat Pichu

The Pokemon GO Halloween Event is in full swing, bringing plenty of tricks and treats to trainers. One part of the special event is the ability to catch a Pikachu wearing a witch’s hat. However, pl...

By Curt Hutson on October 24, 2017
This Is How Nintendo Switch Video Capture Works

This Is How Nintendo Switch Video Capture Works

The Nintendo Switch continues its hot streak since its start earlier this year. Demand has continued to grow for the system, forcing Nintendo to increase production to two million units every month...

By Derek Nichols on October 24, 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 October 24, 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 October 22, 2017
Pokemon GO: Gen 3 Release Date Confirmed

Pokemon GO: Gen 3 Release Date Confirmed

Over the past week or so, Pokemon GO fans have  caught on to several teases and hints that Gen 3 Pokemon would be added to the game. Proving that nothing can get past eagle-eyed fans, today, Nianti...

By Jasmine Henry on October 22, 2017
Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon Are Last Main Games on 3DS

Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon Are Last Main Games on 3DS

During the most recent Pokemon-only Nintendo Direct presentation, many gamers the world over were disappointed to learn that the next core installments in the series would be locked to the 3DS/2DS...

By Riley Little on October 22, 2017
Fans are Already Speedrunning Super Mario Odyssey Demo

Fans are Already Speedrunning Super Mario Odyssey Demo

Nintendo’s highly-anticipated Super Mario Odyssey may not be available to purchase until the end of the month, but that’s not stopping dedicated fans from getting a head start when it comes to spee...

By Maxwell Jeffery on October 20, 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 October 20, 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 October 20, 2017
Pokemon GO Brings Back Legendary Birds in Select Areas

Pokemon GO Brings Back Legendary Birds in Select Areas

It’s been a few weeks since Legendary Birds appeared in Pokemon GO, as the beloved creatures faded into the ether at the end of August following the limited-time-only Raid Battles. The sky-faring c...

By AJ Caulfield on October 20, 2017
Pokemon GO Removed Some Pokestops to Fix 2 Item Glitch

Pokemon GO Removed Some Pokestops to Fix 2 Item Glitch

The smash-hit iOS and Android title of last summer, one that took the world by storm and reinvigorated the mobile gaming scene, Pokemon GO has sadly suffered a number of hardships recently. From th...

By AJ Caulfield on October 20, 2017
Pokemon GO's Ho-Oh EX Raid Rumor Debunked

Pokemon GO's Ho-Oh EX Raid Rumor Debunked

Yesterday, an e-mail posted on Reddit sent waves throughout the Pokemon GO community. The e-mail, supposedly from a Japanese Niantic representative, claimed that the legendary bird Ho-Oh would be a...

By Dalton Cooper on October 20, 2017
Pokemon GO Update Will Fix Curveball Bug and More

Pokemon GO Update Will Fix Curveball Bug and More

It’s no secret that Pokemon GO has been plagued with a laundry list of bugs since launch, but Niantic is constantly working to roll out fixes for each of the problems. Some issues stay in the game...

By Denny Connolly on October 20, 2017
Pokemon GO Update Prepares for Next Big Release

Pokemon GO Update Prepares for Next Big Release

A few updates back, Niantic dropped the first hints of Generation 3 code into Pokemon GO’s structure. Since then, the community has been making guesses about when the new batch of Pokemon will be r...

By Denny Connolly on October 20, 2017
1998 Was The Best Year In Video Gaming

1998 Was The Best Year In Video Gaming

With Final Fantasy 15 and Uncharted 4 coming soon, 2016 is looking like a solid year for gamers. But one writer argues why 1998 remains his pick as the best year for video games. 2015 had a number...

By Alexander Pan on October 18, 2017
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 Switch are “exceedingly poor.” When Red Dead Redemption 2 had its re...

By Jasmine Henry on October 15, 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Mod Adds Waluigi

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Mod Adds Waluigi

A couple of ardent The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild fans decide to follow through on their wacky idea to add Waluigi to the game with a skin mod.

By Kyle Sledge on October 10, 2017
Switch Production Increases to 2 Million a Month

Switch Production Increases to 2 Million a Month

Since the Nintendo Switch launched earlier this year, the console has been nigh on impossible to find. While Nintendo has doubled production in an effort to get more consoles into the hands of eage...

By Jasmine Henry on October 09, 2017
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 in video gaming with a ceremony celebrating all that we love. The...

By Tyler Schirado on October 08, 2017
Smash Bros. Mod Adds Shirtless Mario from Odyssey

Smash Bros. Mod Adds Shirtless Mario from Odyssey

When Nintendo released new gameplay footage of Super Mario Odyssey, fans of the character went wild, but not all of that enthusiasm was due to the footage of a new world. Many Mario fans took to so...

By Jasmine Henry on October 07, 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 October 07, 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 October 07, 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 October 07, 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 October 07, 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 October 07, 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 October 07, 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 October 07, 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 October 07, 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 October 07, 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 October 07, 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 October 07, 2017
SNES Classic Will Be in Stock at GameStop Tomorrow

SNES Classic Will Be in Stock at GameStop Tomorrow

With the SNES Classic Edition set to launch tomorrow on Friday, September 29, 2017, there are likely many gaming fans wondering if they will be able to get their hands on the retro console even tho...

By Kyle Sledge on October 07, 2017
This is Why Metroid: Samus Returns Isn't on Switch

This is Why Metroid: Samus Returns Isn't on Switch

After the positive critical reception to Metroid: Samus Returns, many fans are sure to be delighted by seeing the beloved bounty hunter return to the limelight. While the Nintendo 3DS title has lan...

By Riley Little on October 07, 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 October 07, 2017
FIFA 18 Patch Makes Changes to Shooting and Goalkeeping

FIFA 18 Patch Makes Changes to Shooting and Goalkeeping

Last Friday, EA Sports dropped FIFA 18, the latest installment in its perennially popular take on the beautiful game. Already, the developer has issued a patch that takes care of some of the irksom...

By Brad Jones on October 07, 2017
Metroid Co-Creator Talks Fusion Remake Pitch and Future

Metroid Co-Creator Talks Fusion Remake Pitch and Future

Much to the delight of those that follow the beloved Nintendo science-fiction property, Metroid: Samus Returns is being praised as a wonderful return to form for the franchise. Our review of Samus...

By Riley Little on October 07, 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 October 07, 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 gre...

By Riley Little on September 22, 2017
Pokemon GO: The Problem With Legendaries

Pokemon GO: The Problem With Legendaries

Ever since Pokemon GO‘s announcement trailer, fans have been eagerly awaiting the release of their favorite legendary Pokemon. Starting strong with the team mascots Zapdos, Articuno, and Moltres, t...

By Maxwell Jeffery on September 21, 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 September 20, 2017
Nintendo Switch Hides Golf Mini-Game

Nintendo Switch Hides Golf Mini-Game

The Nintendo Switch may have launched in March, but the portable console evidently still has plenty of hidden tricks up its sleeve – or more accurately, within its firmware. This weekend, a datamin...

By John Jacques on September 20, 2017
Pokemon GO: How to Reroll Raid Bosses for Higher CP

Pokemon GO: How to Reroll Raid Bosses for Higher CP

Pokemon GO fans who have been getting involved in the game’s new legendary Pokemon raids will all know the pain of finally defeating the powerful raid boss, only for it to drop in Capture Points (C...

By Maxwell Jeffery on September 20, 2017
Pokemon GO Adds Global Goals Avatar Item

Pokemon GO Adds Global Goals Avatar Item

In the past, gamers have seen Niantic Inc. use the enormous Pokemon GO player base as a captive audience for companies like McDonalds and Starbucks. Now, the studio is introducing some new content...

By Brad Jones on September 19, 2017
Pokemon GO Update Released For iOS

Pokemon GO Update Released For iOS

Pokemon GO players are always on the lookout for an update for the mobile AR game and Niantic delivered yet another last week. Unfortunately, this particular small patch has taken a few days to mak...

By Denny Connolly on September 19, 2017
Pokemon Go: How Safari Zone Events Work

Pokemon Go: How Safari Zone Events Work

The first Safari Zone events for Pokemon GO kick off in Europe today. The cities hosting the event for September 16 are Barcelona, Paris, and Oberhausen. Information on the event is pouring in from...

By Curt Hutson on September 18, 2017
Pokemon GO: Watch The First Mewtwo EX Raid/Catch Attempt

Pokemon GO: Watch The First Mewtwo EX Raid/Catch Attempt

Pokemon GO players in most parts of the world are still battling Raikou and waiting for their first Exclusive Raid invitations, but in Japan some trainers have already had a chance to face off agai...

By Denny Connolly on September 18, 2017
Pokemon GO Safari Zone Event Sells Out Instantly

Pokemon GO Safari Zone Event Sells Out Instantly

The Pokemon GO Safari Zone events in Europe are on the horizon and tickets for the events have recently become available. The tickets are free, but require trainers reserve a spot for the event. To...

By Curt Hutson on September 18, 2017
Nintendo Direct: Smash Bros. Tag Teasing Switch Reveal?

Nintendo Direct: Smash Bros. Tag Teasing Switch Reveal?

The Japanese Nintendo YouTube account briefly attached Wednesday’s Nintendo Direct broadcast with a Super Smash Bros. tag, prompting speculation that a new iteration of the series for Nintendo Swit...

By Rory Young on September 18, 2017
Pokemon GO Gets Small Update

Pokemon GO Gets Small Update

Pokemon GO has already received one patch this week, as developer Niantic adjusted the auto pick feature for the game’s raids. But it seems that the game’s developer isn’t done providing players wi...

By Jasmine Henry on September 18, 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 September 18, 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 September 18, 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 September 18, 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 September 18, 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 September 18, 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 September 18, 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 September 18, 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 September 18, 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 September 18, 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 September 18, 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 September 18, 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 September 18, 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 September 18, 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 September 18, 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 September 18, 2017
5 Developers We Want to Make A Horror Game

5 Developers We Want to Make A Horror Game

When gamers think of the best horror game developers, a couple of names that often come to mind are Shinji Mikami, the grandfather of survival-horror who created Resident Evil, and Keiichiro Toyama...

By Dalton Cooper on September 18, 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 September 18, 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 September 18, 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 September 18, 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 September 12, 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 September 12, 2017
Pokemon GO: Get Curveball Bonus Without Throwing Curved

Pokemon GO: Get Curveball Bonus Without Throwing Curved

It’s no secret that Pokemon GO’s curveball mechanic is plagued by bugs. Some players suspect it has never worked correctly, while others think the major problems are more recent. Either way, Pokemo...

By Denny Connolly on September 12, 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 September 12, 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 September 12, 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 September 12, 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 September 12, 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 September 12, 2017
Toys R Us May Be Going Bankrupt

Toys R Us May Be Going Bankrupt

Toys R Us is one of the largest toy retailers in the world, but the brick and mortar giant may be in trouble. The company has to pay off $400 million in debt in 2018, and it has hired the Kirkland...

By Dalton Cooper on September 12, 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 September 12, 2017
Super Mario Odyssey Gameplay Highlights New Donk City

Super Mario Odyssey Gameplay Highlights New Donk City

It’s been a great year for Nintendo so far, as its latest console, the Switch, has been a massive success thanks in large part to monthly AAA releases like The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild,...

By Derek Nichols on September 11, 2017
Legend of Zelda Fan Creates Incredible Mipha Cosplay

Legend of Zelda Fan Creates Incredible Mipha Cosplay

One extremely talented Legend of Zelda fan creates a stunning cosplay of Breath of the Wild’s Mipha, the Princess of Zora, complete with fancy trident.

By Cody Gravelle on September 10, 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 September 05, 2017
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.

By Rob Gordon on February 14, 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 December 10, 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 December 07, 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 March 11, 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 February 17, 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 February 17, 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 February 17, 2016
Nintendo Tried to Make A Transforming Arwing Amiibo

Nintendo Tried to Make A Transforming Arwing Amiibo

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

By Weston Albert on February 17, 2016
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.

By Sarah Fields on February 14, 2016
The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds (Live-Action)

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

Nintendo’s live-action TV commercial for ‘The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds’ highlights the sequel’s new gameplay mechanic of morphing into walls.

By Noah Glaser on February 14, 2014
The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds

The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds

”The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds’ finally hits store shelves. Is it a worthy sequel to the legendary ‘Link to the Past’? Find out in our review!

By Kyle Matthews on February 14, 2014
The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds Preview

The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds Preview

The long awaited follow-up to ‘The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past’ is finally en route for the Nintendo 3DS, and we had a chance to go hands-on with the title during this year’s E3.

By Riley Little on February 14, 2013
‘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

‘Journey,’ ‘The Walking Dead,’ ‘Far Cry 3,’ and ‘Halo 4’ headline the nominees for the 2013 D.I.C.E. Awards. Check out the full list of nominations right here!

By Jeff Schille on January 27, 2013
Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2: Cable Confirmed

Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2: Cable Confirmed

Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2’s DLC roster is coming together and we now have confirmation of the third downloadable character to be released in the first DLC pack. Joining Psylocke and Carnage is anothe...

By Rob Keyes on February 15, 2010
Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2: Carnage Revealed!

Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2: Carnage Revealed!

The eagerly anticipated Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2 debuted mid-September with a seemingly large roster of 24 playable characters and some of the planned DLC has already surfaced online. The first new...

By Rob Keyes on February 15, 2010