News items tagged with nintendo

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. At less than 13 million units sold to date, it...

By Dalton Cooper on September 23, 2017
Doom Nintendo Switch Release Date Leaks

Doom Nintendo Switch Release Date Leaks

One of the surprise announcements from last week’s Nintendo Direct livestream was that DOOM would be coming to the Nintendo Switch. The first-person shooter’s publisher, Bethesda, confirmed that th...

By Jasmine Henry on September 22, 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
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 September 22, 2017
Stardew Valley is Coming to the Switch with Multiplayer

Stardew Valley is Coming to the Switch with Multiplayer

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

By Brad Jones on September 21, 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
Legend of Zelda Fan Creates Incredible Mipha Cosplay

Legend of Zelda Fan Creates Incredible Mipha Cosplay

Gaming cosplay has become an inextricable part of convention culture, with a number of talented makeup and costume design artists applying their gifts to the burgeoning art form. We’ve seen some in...

By Cody Gravelle on September 20, 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
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 September 18, 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
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 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
Metroid: Samus Returns Review

Metroid: Samus Returns Review

Nintendo reimagines the Game Boy classic Metroid 2: Return of Samus for a new generation of handhelds, maintaining the series’ challenge while giving it some much-needed polish.

By Riley Little on September 11, 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
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
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 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 September 23, 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 September 23, 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
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 September 23, 2015