News items tagged with nintendo

The 8 Biggest Video Game Comebacks Ever

The 8 Biggest Video Game Comebacks Ever

While most games inevitably lose players and die off, some rebound and recapture strong player bases and interest. Here’s Game Rant’s 8 biggest video game comebacks.

By Boston Blake on 20 July 2017
Shovel Knight Dev Talks Switch, Yooka-Laylee, and More

Shovel Knight Dev Talks Switch, Yooka-Laylee, and More

Selling over 1.5 million units and earning widespread critical acclaim, Shovel Knight is one of the most successful indie games of th...

By Dalton Cooper on 17 March 2017
Nintendo Switch Owners Get Refunds Over Joy-Con Problem

Nintendo Switch Owners Get Refunds Over Joy-Con Problem

Nintendo Switch owners are reportedly getting partial refunds as a result of the Joy-Con problems that cause the controllers to randomly disconnect from the console.

By Jasmine Henry on 16 March 2017
Pokemon Fan Maxes Out Pokewalker After 7 Years

Pokemon Fan Maxes Out Pokewalker After 7 Years

One Pokemon player truly has become the very best. At least at hitting the maximum amount of steps able to be recorded on the Pokewal...

By AJ Caulfield on 16 March 2017
Telltale Games Could Be Coming to the Switch

Telltale Games Could Be Coming to the Switch

In 2016, Telltale Games took its first steps into the superhero genre with its adaptation of Batman, and later this year the studio w...

By Brad Jones on 16 March 2017
Snipperclips: Cut It Out Together! Review

Snipperclips: Cut It Out Together! Review

This cutesy game creates some wonderful multiplayer scenarios through a number of unique puzzles and tasks, but could Snipperclips really be the Nintendo Switch’s sleeper hit?

By Riley Little on 15 March 2017
Bringing Overwatch To The Switch Would Be 'Very Challenging'

Bringing Overwatch To The Switch Would Be 'Very Challenging'

Overwatch director Jeff Kaplan reveals that Blizzard is staying open-minded about bringing the game to the Nintendo Switch, but admits the process is very difficult for the company.

By John Jacques on 14 March 2017
Overwatch Director Praises Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Overwatch Director Praises Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Overwatch director Jeff Kaplan takes to Reddit to answer some fan questions, and gives The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild some great praise in the process.

By Rob Gordon on 14 March 2017
Retailers Worried About Nintendo Switch Stock Shortages

Retailers Worried About Nintendo Switch Stock Shortages

Although gamers are likely already aware, the Nintendo Switch is hard to find. At first it seemed as though the stock shortages were...

By Anthony Taormina on 13 March 2017
Nintendo Teases Zelda: Breath of the Wild Documentary

Nintendo Teases Zelda: Breath of the Wild Documentary

Gamers will soon get a glimpse into the creation of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild thanks to a three-part documentary series...

By Boston Blake on 13 March 2017
Is This Why Nintendo Switch Games Are So Expensive?

Is This Why Nintendo Switch Games Are So Expensive?

New revelations about the manufacturing process have shed light on why Nintendo Switch games are so expensive. According to a new rep...

By Jasmine Henry on 13 March 2017
Nintendo: Switch Doesn't Have 'Widespread Problems'

Nintendo: Switch Doesn't Have 'Widespread Problems'

The Nintendo Switch has now been out a week, and while it’s been well received overall, the console isn’t without issue. In fact, Nin...

By Boston Blake on 11 March 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Has a Satoru Iwata Tribute?

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Has a Satoru Iwata Tribute?

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild players think that they may have stumbled upon a tribute to late Nintendo president Satoru Iw...

By Jasmine Henry on 11 March 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Guide Lists Interesting Stat

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Guide Lists Interesting Stat

The official guide for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild reveals an interesting statistic about the game’s progression. The gui...

By Jasmine Henry on 10 March 2017
Nintendo Switch Skins Cancelled by Another Skin Maker

Nintendo Switch Skins Cancelled by Another Skin Maker

The Nintendo Switch loses the support of yet another skin maker. Skin maker Slickwraps says that the new console just isn’t “adhesive friendly,” coming to the conclusion after “high heat testing” a r...

By Jasmine Henry on 09 March 2017
What Are the Best Games to Play on the Nintendo Switch?

What Are the Best Games to Play on the Nintendo Switch?

Now that the Nintendo Switch is finally in the hands of Nintendo fans worldwide, gamers may be wondering which of the 12 launch games...

By Dalton Cooper on 08 March 2017
Nintendo Switch Pro Controller Has Easter Egg

Nintendo Switch Pro Controller Has Easter Egg

The launch of the Nintendo Switch has got off to a flyer, with GameStop reporting that the console’s launch was one of the strongest...

By Rob Gordon on 07 March 2017
A Guide to the Best Nintendo Switch Accessories

A Guide to the Best Nintendo Switch Accessories

Now that the Nintendo Switch has officially launched to gamers worldwide, fans who managed to receive a Switch console on day one are...

By Kyle Sledge on 06 March 2017
1-2-Switch Review

1-2-Switch Review

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

By Riley Little on 06 March 2017
Nintendo Switch Skins Causing Damage to Console

Nintendo Switch Skins Causing Damage to Console

Eager gamers have been plying their trade on the Nintendo Switch this weekend, but those who have been considering applying some skin...

By John Jacques on 06 March 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild - What to do with Korok Seeds

Zelda: Breath of the Wild - What to do with Korok Seeds

Zelda: Breath of the Wild is full of mysteries and puzzles for Link to unravel (like how to stay warm). The game does very little han...

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

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

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

By Cody Gravelle on 06 March 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild - How to Climb Faster

Zelda: Breath of the Wild - How to Climb Faster

In The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Link has a number of new abilities at his disposal. One new ability that he uses quite a...

By Dalton Cooper on 06 March 2017
Wii U vs Switch: How Does New Zelda Compare

Wii U vs Switch: How Does New Zelda Compare

Much like Twilight Princess before it, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is a multi-platform, Nintendo specific release, in thi...

By Anthony Taormina on 05 March 2017
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Review

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Review

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

By Riley Little on 04 March 2017
Pokemon GO Hit Peak Worldwide Projections in Hours

Pokemon GO Hit Peak Worldwide Projections in Hours

The success of Pokemon GO is now part of video game folklore, with the title currently sitting at 650 million worldwide downloads. Ho...

By Rob Gordon on 04 March 2017
Nintendo Explains Cause of Switch Joy-Con Sync Problems

Nintendo Explains Cause of Switch Joy-Con Sync Problems

With the Nintendo Switch now officially available, many users were hoping that Nintendo would have fixed issues regarding Joy-Con con...

By Rob Gordon on 04 March 2017
GameStop: Switch is 'Strongest Console Launch in Years'

GameStop: Switch is 'Strongest Console Launch in Years'

There’s little doubt that the Nintendo Switch is one of the most highly sought-after consoles in recent memory. In fact, according to...

By Boston Blake on 04 March 2017
Nintendo Switch Storage Cannot Transfer Consoles

Nintendo Switch Storage Cannot Transfer Consoles

Storage options for the Nintendo Switch were a topic of conversation long before the launch of the console, but it’s likely that talk...

By Rob Gordon on 04 March 2017
Pokemon Sun & Moon Mewtwo Mega Stones Promotion Today

Pokemon Sun & Moon Mewtwo Mega Stones Promotion Today

Players can score two different Mewtwo Mega Stones via a special Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon promotion running today only. Nintendo and Game Freak announced that Pokemon Sun and Moon owners can jump...

By Rory Young on 04 March 2017
Zelda Breath of the Wild Guide: How To Get Epona

Zelda Breath of the Wild Guide: How To Get Epona

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is set to launch alongside the Nintendo Switch and for many Nintendo fans, this will be the f...

By Boston Blake on 04 March 2017
Nintendo Switch: Battery Packs Charge Console Poorly

Nintendo Switch: Battery Packs Charge Console Poorly

The Nintendo Switch doesn’t charge well from mobile battery packs, according to field tests of the console. The Switch, which is curr...

By Jasmine Henry on 02 March 2017
Nintendo Switch Releases eShop Video

Nintendo Switch Releases eShop Video

Nintendo released a new video today showcasing the “News” and “eShop” subsections of Nintendo Switch‘s Home Menu. With the Nintendo S...

By Rory Young on 01 March 2017
Not Every Nintendo Switch Game Supports TV Mode

Not Every Nintendo Switch Game Supports TV Mode

Not every Nintendo Switch game will support TV mode, according to the latest game to be announced for the upcoming console. Voez, a r...

By Jasmine Henry on 27 February 2017
GR Pick: Mario Bros. Music Official Lyrics

GR Pick: Mario Bros. Music Official Lyrics

The Mario Bros. theme music is up there with the Tetris and Zelda themes as one of the most iconic and recognizable songs in the hist...

By Denny Connolly on 27 February 2017
Zelda Producer Reveals His Top Three Zelda Games

Zelda Producer Reveals His Top Three Zelda Games

Known for his extensive work on The Legend of Zelda series dating back to Ocarina of Time, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild pr...

By Dalton Cooper on 26 February 2017
Nintendo Fan Camps for 30 Days to Buy Switch Console

Nintendo Fan Camps for 30 Days to Buy Switch Console

While some Nintendo fans are waiting for the Switch console to arrive at their door via one of many online retailers, one fan is taki...

By Anthony Taormina on 26 February 2017
Pokemon GO: Sprint Launches a Trainer Rewards Program

Pokemon GO: Sprint Launches a Trainer Rewards Program

Back in December, U.S. cellular provider Sprint confirmed its partnership with developer Niantic for use with mobile sensation Pokemo...

By Rob Gordon on 26 February 2017
Nintendo Switch Launch Lineup Adds Snipperclips

Nintendo Switch Launch Lineup Adds Snipperclips

Nintendo had originally revealed Snipperclips back in January, with the company promising that the creative co-op puzzle game would b...

By John Jacques on 25 February 2017
Nintendo Releases Official Switch Unboxing Video

Nintendo Releases Official Switch Unboxing Video

Nintendo releases an unboxing video for the Switch that shows off the console’s touchscreen, Joy-Cons, dock, and other hardware gamer...

By Boston Blake on 25 February 2017
Nintendo Switch Joy-Con Controllers Have Sync Problems

Nintendo Switch Joy-Con Controllers Have Sync Problems

The Nintendo Switch Joy-Con controllers are suffering from major synchronization problems, according to several reports. Pre-release, unpatched versions of the console and its controllers are now in t...

By Jasmine Henry on 24 February 2017
Nintendo Switch Stock Shortages Not a Problem in the UK

Nintendo Switch Stock Shortages Not a Problem in the UK

Those planning to buy a Nintendo Switch in the United Kingdom need not fear from stock shortages at launch, says Nintendo. In an interview with MCV UK, Nintendo UK general manager Nicolas Wegnez says...

By Jasmine Henry on 24 February 2017
Nintendo Switch Day One Patch Adds Online Features

Nintendo Switch Day One Patch Adds Online Features

Nintendo announced this morning that a day one patch for the Nintendo Switch will add online features to the console. The patch will bring the Nintendo eShop, online multiplayer, sharing im...

By Boston Blake on 23 February 2017
Nintendo Switch Adds 2 More Games to Its Launch Lineup

Nintendo Switch Adds 2 More Games to Its Launch Lineup

Nintendo has confirmed that two more games will available as part of its launch line-up. Two indie games, Fast RMX and Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove will both be available when the console...

By Jasmine Henry on 23 February 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Amiibo Functionality Revealed

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Amiibo Functionality Revealed

The functionality for several of the amiibo figures for Nintendo’s forthcoming The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild surfaces online in a new video. Several months ago, while announcing and detailin...

By Kyle Sledge on 21 February 2017
Nintendo Recruits John Cena To Promote The Switch

Nintendo Recruits John Cena To Promote The Switch

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

By Brad Jones on 21 February 2017
Pokemon GO Tops App Store Again

Pokemon GO Tops App Store Again

Due to the recent update adding Generation 2 Pokemon to the roster, Pokemon GO is once again the top ranked app on the Apple App Store in the United States. Pokemon GO has been a staggering...

By Rory Young on 21 February 2017
Leaked Nintendo Switch Consoles Were Stolen

Leaked Nintendo Switch Consoles Were Stolen

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

By Rob Gordon on 20 February 2017
Square Enix is Interested in Final Fantasy 14 on Switch

Square Enix is Interested in Final Fantasy 14 on Switch

Square Enix producer Naoki Yoshida discusses the possibility of the popular MMORPG Final Fantasy 14 coming to Nintendo’s upcoming Nintendo Switch console. Ever since the console’s reveal, Nintendo has...

By Dalton Cooper on 20 February 2017
Pokemon GO Guide: Make Eevee Evolve to Umbreon & Espeon

Pokemon GO Guide: Make Eevee Evolve to Umbreon & Espeon

After figuring out the trick to get Flareon, Jolteon, or Vaporeon, it seems like Pokemon GO players have already learned how to evolv...

By Riley Little on 19 February 2017
Nintendo Switch Game File Sizes Revealed

Nintendo Switch Game File Sizes Revealed

As Nintendo’s forthcoming console inches closer to its March 3 release date, the company reveals data file sizes for a handful of the...

By AJ Caulfield on 19 February 2017
Rumor: Nintendo Switch Internal Hardware Photos Leaked

Rumor: Nintendo Switch Internal Hardware Photos Leaked

An assortment of images posted online might just be our very first look at the well-kept secrets that are the internal specs of the u...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 19 February 2017
Pokemon GO Improves Togetic Catch Rate

Pokemon GO Improves Togetic Catch Rate

Pokemon GO fans on Reddit discover that Niantic has tweaked the catch rate for Togetic in the game, but the Pokemon is still going t...

By Dalton Cooper on 19 February 2017
Pokemon GO Guide: What Gen 2 Pokemon Hatch from Eggs

Pokemon GO Guide: What Gen 2 Pokemon Hatch from Eggs

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

By Rob Gordon on 18 February 2017
5 Games Like Zelda To Tide You Over Until Breath of the Wild

5 Games Like Zelda To Tide You Over Until Breath of the Wild

The wait for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild will be a tough one, but fans can try out these five Zelda-like experiences to t...

By Dalton Cooper on 18 February 2017
Sony Patented Device That Looks Like Nintendo Switch

Sony Patented Device That Looks Like Nintendo Switch

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

By Weston Albert on 18 February 2017
10 Best Nintendo Launch Games Ever

10 Best Nintendo Launch Games Ever

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

By Dalton Cooper on 18 February 2017
Pokemon GO: Is Heracross Region-Exclusive?

Pokemon GO: Is Heracross Region-Exclusive?

Evidence compiled by Pokemon GO players seems to suggest that Heracross is the only region-exclusive Pokemon added in the game’s new Johto region update. If someone wants to fully complete...

By Dalton Cooper on 18 February 2017
Pokemon GO Guide: How to Get Metal Coat

Pokemon GO Guide: How to Get Metal Coat

The latest update for Pokemon GO adds evolution stones to the game like the Metal Coat. Here is how to find the Metal Coat and which Pokemon can evolve with it. With the latest update for P...

By Dalton Cooper on 17 February 2017
Nintendo More Interested in Bethesda Games After Switch

Nintendo More Interested in Bethesda Games After Switch

Todd Howard, executive producer and director at Bethesda, reveals that Nintendo was less interested in the company’s games prior to the Nintendo Switch system. The first look at the Nintend...

By Rob Gordon on 17 February 2017
NES Classic Was Third Best-Selling Console in January

NES Classic Was Third Best-Selling Console in January

According to NPD data, the NES Classic Mini console comes in as the third best-selling console in January, trailing behind the PS4 and Xbox One but beating the Wii U and 3DS. Nintendo’s new...

By Jasmine Henry on 17 February 2017
Zelda Producer Talks Storytelling in Open World Game

Zelda Producer Talks Storytelling in Open World Game

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

By Boston Blake on 16 February 2017
Fire Emblem Heroes Adds New Heroes and Missions

Fire Emblem Heroes Adds New Heroes and Missions

Fire Emblem Heroes adds new heroes and missions in its latest update, with Nintendo also extending the game’s launch celebration, continuing to give out free orbs. Nintendo’s latest mobile...

By Jasmine Henry on 16 February 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Gets a Japanese TV Trailer

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Gets a Japanese TV Trailer

Nintendo’s forthcoming open world role-playing game, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, receives an official television trailer for the country of Japan. With The Legend of Zelda: Bre...

By Kyle Sledge on 16 February 2017
Miyamoto Talks Iwata's Influence on the Nintendo Switch

Miyamoto Talks Iwata's Influence on the Nintendo Switch

In a recent interview, legendary Nintendo developer, Shigeru Miyamoto, reveals the big impact that the late Satoru Iwata had on the upcoming Nintendo Switch console. After the huge Nintendo...

By Derek Nichols on 15 February 2017
Miyamoto Has Concerns about Virtual Reality Gaming

Miyamoto Has Concerns about Virtual Reality Gaming

Nintendo may not be fully ready to leap into the world of virtual reality just yet and Miyamoto discusses some of his main concerns w...

By Denny Connolly on 15 February 2017
Here's the First Glimpse of FIFA Running on Nintendo Switch

Here's the First Glimpse of FIFA Running on Nintendo Switch

A brand new and Japan-only commercial for the Nintendo Switch showcases the first-ever footage of EA Sports’ blockbuster FIFA franchise running on the home/portable console. It won’t be lon...

By Riley Little on 15 February 2017
Nintendo Teases GameCube Virtual Console on Switch

Nintendo Teases GameCube Virtual Console on Switch

Nintendo’s deputy general manager, Yoshiaki Koizumi, teases that the rumors about GameCube games coming to the Switch could turn out to be true after all. The excitement surrounding the Nin...

By Cody Gravelle on 15 February 2017
Nintendo Switch Adding Stylus Accessory?

Nintendo Switch Adding Stylus Accessory?

Shigeru Miyamoto mentions using a pen on the Switch’s tablet during an interview with TIME, leading to speculation that Nintendo might have a stylus accessory in development. While both the...

By Jason Gallagher on 15 February 2017
Rumor: Nintendo Switch Hardware Specs Leaked

Rumor: Nintendo Switch Hardware Specs Leaked

Hardware specifications of the Nintendo Switch appear online, confirming many of the rumors that have been floating around concerning the new console. Seems like Reddit has done it again, a...

By Fergus O'Sullivan on 14 February 2017
Nintendo Switch: 10 Consoles Can Locally Connect

Nintendo Switch: 10 Consoles Can Locally Connect

Nintendo confirms that 10 Nintendo Switch consoles can connect to each other with LAN Play, though two of those Switch users will only be able to spectate. When the Nintendo Switch launches next month...

By Jasmine Henry on 14 February 2017
An Hour of Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Gameplay

An Hour of Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Gameplay

A recent livestream event hosted by Nintendo Japan shows off nearly 100 minutes of gameplay from the beginning of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. The long road to launch for The Le...

By Derek Nichols on 13 February 2017
Twitch Plays Pokemon Tackles Pokemon Yellow

Twitch Plays Pokemon Tackles Pokemon Yellow

Twitch Plays Pokemon is celebrating its third anniversary of the pocket monsters play through by playing a heavily modified version of Pokemon Yellow en masse. Believe it or not, it’s been...

By Brad Jones on 13 February 2017
Rumor: NES Classic Edition is Being Discontinued

Rumor: NES Classic Edition is Being Discontinued

Nintendo is reportedly set to end production of the NES Classic Edition console, with shipments of the hugely popular console revamp set to end by May. When Nintendo revealed the NES Classi...

By Jasmine Henry on 13 February 2017
Splatoon 2 Beta Coming to Nintendo Switch Next Month

Splatoon 2 Beta Coming to Nintendo Switch Next Month

Splatoon 2 will be getting an open beta that will take place in late March on the Nintendo Switch, a few months ahead of the game’s scheduled launch in the summer. The original Splatoon wa...

By John Jacques on 13 February 2017
The Legend of Zelda Art Book Releases This Month

The Legend of Zelda Art Book Releases This Month

Dark Horse Books announces a new Legend of Zelda art book will release on February 21, complete with more than 400 pages of illustrations direct from Nintendo. We’re 19 days away from the r...

By Jason Gallagher on 13 February 2017
NES Classic Edition Hacked to Play SEGA Genesis Games

NES Classic Edition Hacked to Play SEGA Genesis Games

Hackers discover a way to install emulation software on the NES Classic Edition that allows it to play Sega Genesis, Game Boy, and Super Nintendo games. The NES Classic Edition has proven t...

By Dalton Cooper on 12 February 2017
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Dungeon Details

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Dungeon Details

Game Informer goes hands-on with a full dungeon from The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and notices some key changes when compared with previous Zelda games. With The Legend of Zelda:...

By Jason Gallagher on 12 February 2017
Poochy & Yoshi's Woolly World Review

Poochy & Yoshi's Woolly World Review

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

By Riley Little on 12 February 2017
How Breath of the Wild May Fit Into the Zelda Timeline

How Breath of the Wild May Fit Into the Zelda Timeline

The Legend of Zelda lore is an intricate web of alternate timelines, and the upcoming Breath of the Wild introduces new mysteries ab...

By Weston Albert on 11 February 2017
Pokemon GO Needs a Permit for Milwaukee County Parks

Pokemon GO Needs a Permit for Milwaukee County Parks

The Milwaukee county parks board enacts a new ordinance that requires Pokemon GO developer Niantic obtain a permit to use locations for the popular mobile game. While Pokémon GO is busy ent...

By Anthony Taormina on 07 February 2017
Nintendo Switch Super Bowl Commercial Was a Success

Nintendo Switch Super Bowl Commercial Was a Success

Ace Metrix, a company that analyzes video advertising, reveals that the Super Bowl 51 commercial for the Nintendo Switch was one of the most popular that aired. After the Wii U was a sales...

By Dalton Cooper on 07 February 2017
Nintendo Switch Pre-Orders Being Cancelled

Nintendo Switch Pre-Orders Being Cancelled

Nintendo Switch pre-orders are being cancelled by GameStop and Target due to stock shortages, suggesting an unprecedented demand for the upcoming console. [UPDATE] – GameStop has issued a s...

By Jasmine Henry on 07 February 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Goes Gold

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Goes Gold

Nintendo’s forthcoming entry in its long-running role-playing game franchise, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, wraps up development and goes gold. At this point, it’s no major secre...

By Kyle Sledge on 07 February 2017
Nintendo 'Studying' Possible Switch VR Support

Nintendo 'Studying' Possible Switch VR Support

Nintendo President Kimishima says his company is interested in providing VR support for the Switch, granted that they can make the headsets more comfortable. In an interview with Nikkei, Ni...

By Fergus O'Sullivan on 05 February 2017
Nintendo Defends 'Weak' Switch Launch Line Up

Nintendo Defends 'Weak' Switch Launch Line Up

Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima defends the Nintendo Switch’s launch line-up, pledging that the system won’t experience the same software droughts that have plagued its predecessors. W...

By Brad Jones on 05 February 2017
Skyrim Mod Support Could Come to Nintendo Switch

Skyrim Mod Support Could Come to Nintendo Switch

UPDATE: Best Buy Canada has confirmed that the Nintendo Switch Skyrim listing was posted in error. Original story below: A product listing on the Best Buy Canada website possibly leaks th...

By Dalton Cooper on 03 February 2017
Hands-On: Zelda Is Immense and Mobile on Switch

Hands-On: Zelda Is Immense and Mobile on Switch

One Game Rant editor goes hands-on with The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild for the Nintendo Switch, taking in the brief demo on both the television and the Switch console. I was on-han...

By Riley Little on 02 February 2017
Dragon Quest 8: Journey of the Cursed King Review

Dragon Quest 8: Journey of the Cursed King Review

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

By Riley Little on 01 February 2017
1-2-Switch Hands-On Preview

1-2-Switch Hands-On Preview

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

By John Jacques on 29 January 2017
Arms Hands-On Preview

Arms Hands-On Preview

One Game Rant writer goes hands-on with Arms, an upcoming Nintendo Switch title which features a colorful roster of wacky fighters with spring-loaded arms. The Nintendo Treehouse event from...

By John Jacques on 29 January 2017
Hands-On: Nintendo Switch Is Some Intriguing Tech

Hands-On: Nintendo Switch Is Some Intriguing Tech

Cautious optimism takes center stage as one Game Rant editor goes hands-on with the brand new portable and home gaming console hybrid, the Nintendo Switch. There’s always something special...

By Riley Little on 28 January 2017
NES Classic Hack Adds Home Menu Shortcut

NES Classic Hack Adds Home Menu Shortcut

A new hack is released for Nintendo’s NES Classic, which allows users to quickly return to the home menu without the need to clumsily use the reset button. To say that the NES Classic Editi...

By Rob Gordon on 28 January 2017
A New, Safer Pokemon GO Device Might Be In The Works

A New, Safer Pokemon GO Device Might Be In The Works

The Pokemon Company president Tsunekazu Ishihara reveals that a new Pokemon GO device may be in the works, with the president citing safety concerns when playing the game. To say that Pokem...

By Rob Gordon on 27 January 2017
10 Characters We Want in Mario Kart for Nintendo Switch

10 Characters We Want in Mario Kart for Nintendo Switch

Game Rant puts together a list of the 10 most desired newcomers for the next entry of the Mario Kart franchise on the Nintendo Switch, with one being a special guest. The arrival of Mario K...

By Riley Little on 26 January 2017
NES Classic Shipments Headed to GameStop This Week

NES Classic Shipments Headed to GameStop This Week

GameStop reveals that it will be receiving new shipments of the much-wanted NES Classic console, but warns that supplies will once again be limited for those wanting to buy. In spite of its...

By Rob Gordon on 25 January 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. With t...

By Rob Gordon on 24 January 2017
Resident Evil 7 is Not in Development for Switch

Resident Evil 7 is Not in Development for Switch

Capcom’s Masachika Kawata, the producer of Resident Evil 7, reveals that there are currently no plans to bring the game to the Nintendo Switch console. Over the years, Capcom has had a stro...

By Dalton Cooper on 23 January 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Has an Alternate Ending

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Has an Alternate Ending

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

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

Nintendo Switch Will Sell 40 Million Units in 4 Years

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

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

Nintendo Switch Online Service Will Be a Balancing Act

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

By Rob Gordon on 21 January 2017
Respawn Dev: Titanfall 2 Would Not Fit on Switch

Respawn Dev: Titanfall 2 Would Not Fit on Switch

Respawn Entertainment designer Mohammad Alavi shrugs off suggestions that Titanfall 2 could appear on the Nintendo Switch, stating that the game would not fit on the console. It felt like a...

By Rob Gordon on 20 January 2017
Breath of the Wild’s Backstory Translated By Fans

Breath of the Wild’s Backstory Translated By Fans

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

By Weston Albert on 18 January 2017
Nintendo Switch Will Outperform Wii U, Says Fils-Aime

Nintendo Switch Will Outperform Wii U, Says Fils-Aime

The president and chief operating officer of Nintendo of America, Reggie Fils-Aime, explains in an interview why the Switch will outperform the Wii U. As many Nintendo fans are well aware,...

By Kyle Sledge on 18 January 2017
Legend of Zelda - Every Difference Between Switch & Wii U

Legend of Zelda - Every Difference Between Switch & Wii U

Despite claims that the experience would be the ‘same,’ Nintendo reveals every difference between the Switch and Wii U versions of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. When Nintendo fir...

By Anthony Taormina on 18 January 2017
Is Fire Emblem Fates Coming to Nintendo Switch?

Is Fire Emblem Fates Coming to Nintendo Switch?

Source code from Nintendo’s website seems to leak the news that Fire Emblem Fates is going to be announced for the Nintendo Switch at the next Nintendo Direct. On Wednesday, January 18th at...

By Dalton Cooper on 18 January 2017
More Zelda Games Could Come to Nintendo Switch

More Zelda Games Could Come to Nintendo Switch

The Legend of Zelda series producer Eiji Aonuma indicates that another Zelda game after Breath of the Wild could one day be developed for the Nintendo Switch. Fans have been waiting for Th...

By Dalton Cooper on 18 January 2017
Super Smash Bros. Could Be Coming to Nintendo Switch

Super Smash Bros. Could Be Coming to Nintendo Switch

Nintendo of America COO Reggie Fils-Aime drops a hint that Super Smash Bros. could be on its way to the Nintendo Switch in a new interview. Since the initial reveal of the Nintendo Switch l...

By Brad Jones on 18 January 2017
Super Mario Odyssey Meets GTA 4

Super Mario Odyssey Meets GTA 4

One gaming fan creates a bizarre, yet hilarious video combining elements from Nintendo’s Super Mario Odyssey reveal trailer with Rockstar Games’ Grand Theft Auto 4. Earlier this week, Ninte...

By Kyle Sledge on 18 January 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Wii U Version Requires 3GB

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Wii U Version Requires 3GB

Nintendo officially confirms that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild‘s Wii U version requires fans to download 3 gigabytes of data in order to play the game. Not too long ago, Nintendo...

By Kyle Sledge on 18 January 2017
Pokemon GO Revenue Bounces Back Over Holidays

Pokemon GO Revenue Bounces Back Over Holidays

Pokemon GO bounces back to score its highest revenue in several months, after a compelling holiday event prompts scores of players to return to the game. Pokemon GO was undoubtedly one of...

By Brad Jones on 18 January 2017
Nintendo Switch Launch Guide: What You Need to Know

Nintendo Switch Launch Guide: What You Need to Know

Updated 1/23/2017 Here is everything you need to know about the launch of Nintendo’s upcoming Nintendo Switch console, including its price, release date, launch lineup of games, and more. On January...

By Dalton Cooper on 17 January 2017
Nintendo Switch Bundled Grip Doesn't Charge Joy-Cons

Nintendo Switch Bundled Grip Doesn't Charge Joy-Cons

Online store descriptions reveal that the Nintendo Switch packed in Joy-Con grip accessory does not charge the Joy-Con controllers as fans need to purchase a separate accessory. It’s been a...

By Derek Nichols on 16 January 2017
Nintendo Switch Doesn't Have Miiverse or StreetPass

Nintendo Switch Doesn't Have Miiverse or StreetPass

Nintendo confirms that the Nintendo Switch will not feature Miiverse or StreetPass, though the upcoming console will still allow players to interact with their social media accounts. When t...

By Jasmine Henry on 16 January 2017
Nintendo Announces New Switch Games: 1-2-Switch & Arms

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

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

By Weston Albert on 16 January 2017
Nintendo Switch May Not Have Netflix Support

Nintendo Switch May Not Have Netflix Support

After months of speculation following the official reveal of the Nintendo Switch, multitudes of details have poured out of Nintendo regarding its upcoming console. This includes games and s...

By Sarah Fields on 16 January 2017
Nintendo Switch Can Support 2TB Micro SDXC Cards

Nintendo Switch Can Support 2TB Micro SDXC Cards

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

By Cody Gravelle on 16 January 2017
GameStop Has Sold Out of Nintendo Switch Pre-Orders

GameStop Has Sold Out of Nintendo Switch Pre-Orders

The Nintendo Switch launches on March 3 and GameStop confirms that the retailer is sold out of its initial allocation of pre-orders just a few days after the console’s price reveal. Any lon...

By Denny Connolly on 16 January 2017
Nintendo Switch is Not a 3DS Replacement

Nintendo Switch is Not a 3DS Replacement

A new interview with Reggie Fils-Amie suggests that Nintendo sees the Switch as a home console first, and that support for the 3DS will continue for a long time. The Nintendo Switch has the...

By Cody Gravelle on 16 January 2017
Metroid Game Teased for Nintendo Switch

Metroid Game Teased for Nintendo Switch

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

By Dalton Cooper on 16 January 2017
Nintendo Switch User Interface Revealed

Nintendo Switch User Interface Revealed

During the special Nintendo Switch Treehouse presentation, Nintendo offers fans a look at the possible user interface for its upcoming Switch console. Since the conclusion of the Nintendo S...

By Dalton Cooper on 16 January 2017
Rumor: Nintendo Switch FIFA is a PS3/Xbox 360 Port

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

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

By AJ Caulfield on 16 January 2017
Nintendo Talks Switch Launch Supply

Nintendo Talks Switch Launch Supply

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

By Cody Gravelle on 16 January 2017
Super Mario Odyssey Will Be at E3 2017

Super Mario Odyssey Will Be at E3 2017

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

By Kyle Sledge on 16 January 2017
No New Race Tracks in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe for Switch

No New Race Tracks in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe for Switch

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

By Riley Little on 16 January 2017
Nintendo Switch Gets RPG From Bravely Default Team

Nintendo Switch Gets RPG From Bravely Default Team

The team behind Bravely Default and its sequel confirm that they are working on a brand new RPG for the Nintendo Switch, which is codenamed Project Octopath Traveler. While launch window ti...

By Brad Jones on 16 January 2017
Nintendo Switch Will Outsell the Wii U, Say Developers

Nintendo Switch Will Outsell the Wii U, Say Developers

Games developers express confidence that the Nintendo Switch will outsell the Wii U, though some are uncertain that the console’s portable tablet will be a hit with gamers. Since its releas...

By Jasmine Henry on 12 January 2017
Top 10 Must-Have Gifts for Legend of Zelda Fans

Top 10 Must-Have Gifts for Legend of Zelda Fans

Finding a great gift for a gamer can be a complicated task, especially when they’re a fan of a 30-year-old series. Check out this list of the top gifts for Legend of Zelda fans. In this day...

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

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

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

By Boston Blake on 11 January 2017
Nvidia CEO says Nintendo Switch Will Blow You Away

Nvidia CEO says Nintendo Switch Will Blow You Away

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

By Curt Hutson on 11 January 2017
Pokemon Emerald Beaten In Three Hours By Speedrunner

Pokemon Emerald Beaten In Three Hours By Speedrunner

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

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

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

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

By Kyle Sledge on 11 January 2017
Pokemon Sun and Moon Players Fail Second Global Mission

Pokemon Sun and Moon Players Fail Second Global Mission

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

By Jasmine Henry on 11 January 2017
Nintendo Switch Price May Be Less Than $250

Nintendo Switch Price May Be Less Than $250

With a full reveal scheduled in just a few days, Japanese newspaper Nikkei speculates that the Nintendo Switch launch price is likely to be much lower than expected. With the Wii U system n...

By Derek Nichols on 11 January 2017
Rumor: Nintendo Switch Listed at $300, 15 Launch Games

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

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

By Boston Blake on 11 January 2017
Pokemon GO is Too Dangerous for China, Claim Officials

Pokemon GO is Too Dangerous for China, Claim Officials

Much to the chagrin of Pokemon fans in China, the country officially bans Pokemon GO from its borders, citing the game as a major hazard to its citizens. Although Pokemon GO is a record-set...

By Jasmine Henry on 11 January 2017
NES Classic Hacked to Add More Games

NES Classic Hacked to Add More Games

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

By Rory Young on 11 January 2017
What Is Mario Sitting On In This McDonald's Toy?

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

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

By John Jacques on 11 January 2017
Nintendo Switch Will Have a Pokemon Game

Nintendo Switch Will Have a Pokemon Game

A posting on GameStop teases that a new Pokemon game is in development for Nintendo Switch, possibly to be revealed during the console’s January 12th event. The big January 12th Nintendo Sw...

By Dalton Cooper on 09 January 2017
Shovel Knight Coming to Nintendo Switch

Shovel Knight Coming to Nintendo Switch

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

By Dalton Cooper on 09 January 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild March 2017 Release Leaked

Zelda: Breath of the Wild March 2017 Release Leaked

Ahead of tonight’s Nintendo Switch event, box art leaked from the GAME retail store suggests that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is launching in March 2017 after all. As the releas...

By Denny Connolly on 09 January 2017
Nintendo: Eternal Darkness Trademark Re-Registered

Nintendo: Eternal Darkness Trademark Re-Registered

Nintendo re-registers its trademark for Eternal Darkness: Sanity’s Requiem, teasing that a port or sequel to the 2002 GameCube horror game is in development. Eternal Darkness: Sanity’s Requ...

By Dalton Cooper on 04 January 2017
Nintendo Switch Release Date Potentially Leaks

Nintendo Switch Release Date Potentially Leaks

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

By Kyle Sledge on 04 January 2017
Third Party Switch and NES Classic Accessories Coming

Third Party Switch and NES Classic Accessories Coming

Third party consumer electronics company Snakebyte announces that it will be debuting a line of Nintendo Switch and NES Classic accessories, due out this spring. While Nintendo remains one...

By Cody Gravelle on 04 January 2017
Nintendo Switch Treehouse Event Will Focus on Upcoming Games

Nintendo Switch Treehouse Event Will Focus on Upcoming Games

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

By Jason Gallagher on 04 January 2017
Rumor: Zelda for Nintendo Switch to Launch In March?

Rumor: Zelda for Nintendo Switch to Launch In March?

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

By Alexander Pan on 04 January 2017
Pokemon Sun and Moon's Weirdest Fan Theory Makes Sense

Pokemon Sun and Moon's Weirdest Fan Theory Makes Sense

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

By Jasmine Henry on 04 January 2017
GR Pick: Mario Animation Made From Rubik's Cubes

GR Pick: Mario Animation Made From Rubik's Cubes

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

By John Jacques on 04 January 2017
App Store Revenues at $20 Billion Thanks to Pokemon GO

App Store Revenues at $20 Billion Thanks to Pokemon GO

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

By Jasmine Henry on 04 January 2017
Fan Recreates Super Mario Land in Super Mario Maker

Fan Recreates Super Mario Land in Super Mario Maker

A Nintendo fan uses the level creation suite in Super Mario Maker to recreate the entirety of the portly plumber’s first portable outing, Super Mario Land. Super Mario Maker was released al...

By Brad Jones on 04 January 2017
Pokemon Snap Coming to Wii U Virtual Console Tomorrow

Pokemon Snap Coming to Wii U Virtual Console Tomorrow

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

By AJ Caulfield on 04 January 2017
Breath of the Wild to Have Beedle the Merchant Return?

Breath of the Wild to Have Beedle the Merchant Return?

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

By Curt Hutson on 04 January 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild - Everything We Know So Far

Zelda: Breath of the Wild - Everything We Know So Far

Updated 1/14/2017 Here’s everything we know so far about The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, the open world Zelda game for Wii U and Nintendo Switch set to release in 2017. The Legend of Zelda:...

By Dalton Cooper on 04 January 2017
Many Nintendo Switch Games Use Unreal Engine

Many Nintendo Switch Games Use Unreal Engine

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

By Jasmine Henry on 02 January 2017
Pokemon Sun and Moon Character Modded Into Smash Bros

Pokemon Sun and Moon Character Modded Into Smash Bros

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

By Riley Little on 02 January 2017
Nintendo Switch: 10 Games We Want to See Revealed

Nintendo Switch: 10 Games We Want to See Revealed

With the special January 12th Nintendo Switch event right around the corner, we name 10 games we would like to see Nintendo reveal, including Metroid and Super Mario. While the Nintendo Swi...

By Dalton Cooper on 01 January 2017
Apple's Siri Really Likes Super Mario Run

Apple's Siri Really Likes Super Mario Run

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

By Riley Little on 31 December 2016
Nintendo Switch May Not Get Current Gen Ports

Nintendo Switch May Not Get Current Gen Ports

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

By Boston Blake on 31 December 2016
Rumor: Red Dead Redemption 2, Mass Effect Not On Switch

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

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

By Rory Young on 30 December 2016
Next Assassin's Creed Releasing on Nintendo Switch?

Next Assassin's Creed Releasing on Nintendo Switch?

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

By Jasmine Henry on 30 December 2016
Super Mario Run Android Version Registration Launches

Super Mario Run Android Version Registration Launches

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

By Riley Little on 30 December 2016
Pokemon Player Wins Online Battle Using Cosmog

Pokemon Player Wins Online Battle Using Cosmog

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

By Sarah Fields on 28 December 2016
10 Must-Have Gifts for the Pokemon Fan in Your Life

10 Must-Have Gifts for the Pokemon Fan in Your Life

It can be challenging to find gifts for friends and family in your life, which is why Game Rant has put together a list featuring some of the very best ideas for Pokemon fans. For those tha...

By Riley Little on 28 December 2016
Super Mario Run Offers Free Gift

Super Mario Run Offers Free Gift

Nintendo celebrates Super Mario Run hitting 50 million downloads in a little more than a week by giving players a free gift just in time for the holidays. Super Mario Run is clearly a big h...

By Jason Gallagher on 27 December 2016
Pokemon GO Now Selling Holiday Boxes

Pokemon GO Now Selling Holiday Boxes

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

By Sarah Fields on 26 December 2016
Pokemon Sun & Moon Reveal Next Global Mission

Pokemon Sun & Moon Reveal Next Global Mission

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

By Dalton Cooper on 26 December 2016
Nintendo Sends Out Super Mario Run 2 Survey

Nintendo Sends Out Super Mario Run 2 Survey

Nintendo sends out a survey to Super Mario Run players that suggests that the game is about to get cheaper and that Super Mario Run 2 could happen in future. It’s pretty safe to say that Ni...

By Jasmine Henry on 25 December 2016
Pokemon GO Releases Apple Watch App

Pokemon GO Releases Apple Watch App

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

By Weston Albert on 25 December 2016
Super Mario Run Hits 40 Million Downloads

Super Mario Run Hits 40 Million Downloads

Super Mario Run, the popular iOS mobile game developed and published by Nintendo, hits another sales milestone by reaching 40 million downloads in just four days. After fully embracing the...

By Derek Nichols on 25 December 2016
Pro Pokemon Players Punished by Mistake

Pro Pokemon Players Punished by Mistake

Some of the world’s very best Pokemon players gathered at the EU Internationals event earlier this month, and while some found success, others were inexplicably punished. A lot of Pokemon f...

By Cody Gravelle on 25 December 2016
Nintendo Switch Release Date, Price Reveal Details

Nintendo Switch Release Date, Price Reveal Details

The Nintendo Switch has a reveal stream set for January 12 where gamers will finally find out the upcoming console’s release date and price – here’s when to tune in. A couple of weeks ago N...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 25 December 2016
Pokemon GO Bug Turns Buddy Pokemon into Scary Giants

Pokemon GO Bug Turns Buddy Pokemon into Scary Giants

A new bug in Pokemon GO is making buddy Pokemon appear as Godzilla-sized giants, sometimes engulfing the entire map under the size of the monstrous Pokemon. The popular Pokemon GO applicati...

By John Jacques on 25 December 2016
New Pokemon Movie to Retell Origins of Ash & Pikachu

New Pokemon Movie to Retell Origins of Ash & Pikachu

A teaser trailer for the 20th Pokemon movie has arrived, showcasing what looks to be a cinematic retelling of Ash and Pikachu’s origins on their long-running journey. It’s hard to believe t...

By Riley Little on 25 December 2016
Pokemon Prism Fan Project Also Shut Down By Nintendo

Pokemon Prism Fan Project Also Shut Down By Nintendo

Nintendo issues a cease and desist order to the creator of Pokemon Prism, prompting the developer to cancel the game’s release just before it was due to launch. A fan-made Pokemon ROM hack...

By John Jacques on 18 December 2016
Pokemon GO Players Help Save Lives In Warehouse Fire

Pokemon GO Players Help Save Lives In Warehouse Fire

Two Pokemon GO players help save lives in St. Louis, discovering a warehouse fire while playing the game and getting hold of the authorities to rescue those trapped inside. The way that Pok...

By Rob Gordon on 18 December 2016
Nintendo Stocks Drop After Super Mario Run Reviews

Nintendo Stocks Drop After Super Mario Run Reviews

Despite the successful launch of Super Mario Run in North America, Nintendo stocks are down as investors worry about the high price and future content of the game. It’s been a roller-coaste...

By Boston Blake on 18 December 2016
The Legend of Zelda Debuts Snowboarding Gameplay

The Legend of Zelda Debuts Snowboarding Gameplay

Gamer shares a new video showing Link using his shield as a snowboard as he shreds down a snowy mountainside in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Arguably the most highly-anticipated...

By Boston Blake on 18 December 2016
Pokemon Generations Episode Features Essentia

Pokemon Generations Episode Features Essentia

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

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

Pokemon GO Still Coming to Apple Watch

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

By Rob Gordon on 18 December 2016
10 Games That Deserve Nintendo Switch Ports

10 Games That Deserve Nintendo Switch Ports

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

By Jasmine Henry on 18 December 2016
Super Mario Run's Game-Breaking Bug to Be Fixed

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

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

By Dalton Cooper on 17 December 2016
Bill Gates is the Best Secret Santa Ever

Bill Gates is the Best Secret Santa Ever

One Redditor got burned in last year’s Secret Santa, so good guy Bill Gates takes it upon himself to make up for it with a super special Christmas gift. Bill Gates has made a name for himse...

By Sarah Fields on 17 December 2016
Nintendo Switch Tour Includes 6 North American Cities

Nintendo Switch Tour Includes 6 North American Cities

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

By Sarah Fields on 16 December 2016
NES Classic is Selling Almost 6 Times as Fast as Wii U

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

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

By Dalton Cooper on 16 December 2016
Nintendo Switch May Include VR Headset Add-On

Nintendo Switch May Include VR Headset Add-On

A Nintendo patent suggests that the company is working on a virtual reality headset for the Switch that uses the console’s portable tablet as a display. When the Nintendo Switch was announc...

By Jasmine Henry on 16 December 2016
Super Mario Run Launches Today

Super Mario Run Launches Today

Today’s the day that classic hero Mario finally arrives on smartphone, with Super Mario Run set to launch in the next few hours for iPhone users everywhere. Nintendo’s next smartphone game,...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 15 December 2016
Super Mario Run: How to Unlock More Playable Characters

Super Mario Run: How to Unlock More Playable Characters

Super Mario Run features Toad, Luigi, Princess Peach, Yoshi and Toadette as playable characters, with the characters having special skills and having special unlock requirements. As advert...

By Jasmine Henry on 15 December 2016
Pokemon Sun & Moon Breaks Sales Record for Franchise

Pokemon Sun & Moon Breaks Sales Record for Franchise

Nintendo’s Pokemon Sun & Moon break records for the franchise, with November sales for the game marking the biggest debut in the history of the series. About half a month ago, Nintendo...

By Kyle Sledge on 15 December 2016
Pokemon GO Guide: How to Catch Santa Hat Pikachu

Pokemon GO Guide: How to Catch Santa Hat Pikachu

For its holiday event, Niantic puts a Santa hat on Pikachu in Pokemon GO. Here’s where to find Santa Hat Pikachu in the game and the easiest way to catch it. After a successful Halloween ev...

By Dalton Cooper on 14 December 2016
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 13 December 2016
8 Super Mario Run Alternatives for iOS and Android

8 Super Mario Run Alternatives for iOS and Android

As Nintendo’s new mobile game costs $10 to unlock completely and won’t launch on Android until 2017, Game Rant has put together a list of Super Mario Run alternatives. Nintendo’s mobile pla...

By Jasmine Henry on 11 December 2016
Super Mario Run Gets a Speedy Live-Action Trailer

Super Mario Run Gets a Speedy Live-Action Trailer

Nintendo releases a live-action Super Mario Run trailer, showcasing the spirit of the game and its fast-paced, coin-collecting gameplay ahead of its release on iOS. With over 20 million iOS...

By Jasmine Henry on 07 December 2016
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 traile...

By Sarah Fields on 07 December 2016
Pokemon GO and Starbucks Partnership Is Official

Pokemon GO and Starbucks Partnership Is Official

Pokemon GO developer Niantic confirms that the mobile title’s partnership with Starbucks is now official, bringing with it thousands more Pokestops for players to use. The partnership betw...

By Rob Gordon on 06 December 2016
Jimmy Fallon Played New Zelda On Nintendo Switch

Jimmy Fallon Played New Zelda On Nintendo Switch

The Nintendo Switch debuts on The Tonight Show, as Jimmy Fallon gets his hands on Nintendo’s upcoming console and the newest Zelda game, Breath of the Wild. It’s official: Nintendo Switch h...

By Weston Albert on 06 December 2016
Super Mario Run to Make Over $70M In First Month

Super Mario Run to Make Over $70M In First Month

According to analysts, Nintendo’s upcoming mobile platformer Super Mario Run is set to make $71 million in its first month, putting it behind Pokemon GO and Clash Royale. Super Mario Run, N...

By Jasmine Henry on 06 December 2016
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 Pok...

By Kyle Sledge on 04 December 2016
Pokemon Sun and Moon Sales Cross 3.7 Million

Pokemon Sun and Moon Sales Cross 3.7 Million

Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon are setting sales records for the franchise in North America, crossing 3.7 million copies sold just two weeks after launching. Pokemon has always been, and con...

By Rory Young on 29 November 2016
Nintendo Artist Details an Unreleased Wind Waker Sequel

Nintendo Artist Details an Unreleased Wind Waker Sequel

Nintendo artist Satoru Takizawa reveals how early plans for a sequel to The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker eventually morphed into Twilight Princess. Looking back on The Legend of Zelda: T...

By Brad Jones on 25 November 2016
Pokemon Generations Features Gym Leaders Vs Team Plasma

Pokemon Generations Features Gym Leaders Vs Team Plasma

Episode thirteen of Pokemon Generations is out now, showing an epic battle between the gym leaders of the Unova region and the incredible might of Team Plasma. The newest episode of Pokemon...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 25 November 2016
Super Mario Run Requires Internet Connection

Super Mario Run Requires Internet Connection

Super Mario Run is coming to iOS devices next week, but an always-online guarantee might mean that some fans stay away from Mario’s debut on smartphones. Unfortunately for those looking fo...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 25 November 2016
Pokemon GO's Next Massive Update Leaked by Starbucks?

Pokemon GO's Next Massive Update Leaked by Starbucks?

A huge update for Pokemon GO appears as a possible leak by coffee company Starbucks, as a memo sent to employees hints at ‘new Pokemon’ being added to the game. Over the past week, Niantic...

By Jasmine Henry on 25 November 2016
Pokemon Sun & Moon Files Reveal Unused Buddy Feature

Pokemon Sun & Moon Files Reveal Unused Buddy Feature

Gamers discover unused buddy system animation assets in Pokemon Sun and Moon files, causing some gamers to wonder if the feature will be available on Nintendo Switch. With the release of Po...

By Boston Blake on 25 November 2016
Pokemon Sun/Moon Take Longer to Load on Standard 3DS

Pokemon Sun/Moon Take Longer to Load on Standard 3DS

According to a side-by-side comparison video, the recently released Pokemon Sun and Moon take longer to load on a standard 3DS versus the New Nintendo 3DS. With Pokemon Sun and Moon having...

By Kyle Sledge on 23 November 2016
Xbox Head Would Love to See Mario on Microsoft Consoles

Xbox Head Would Love to See Mario on Microsoft Consoles

Xbox head Phil Spencer claims that he’d love to see games like Super Mario arrive on a Microsoft console, admitting that ‘Nintendo has the strongest first-party of anybody.’ Given the promi...

By Riley Little on 23 November 2016
Pokemon GO May Have Added Ditto Finally

Pokemon GO May Have Added Ditto Finally

The dataminers at The Silph Road are back at it again, and it appears that Pokemon GO‘s latest update might finally include the arrival of the highly sought-after Ditto. It might feel like ...

By Cody Gravelle on 23 November 2016
Nintendo Switch Getting LEGO CITY Undercover

Nintendo Switch Getting LEGO CITY Undercover

Warner Bros. announces that previous Wii U-exclusive and open-world LEGO game, LEGO CITY Undercover will be released on Nintendo Switch, PC,PS4 and Xbox One. After announcing its new consol...

By Jasmine Henry on 23 November 2016
Where to Catch Pichu in Pokemon Sun and Moon

Where to Catch Pichu in Pokemon Sun and Moon

Here’s how to find and capture the fan favorite pocket monster Pichu for trainers venturing out into the world of Pokemon Sun and Moon. It’s no secret that the overarching aim of any new Po...

By Brad Jones on 23 November 2016
Pokemon GO Boosts Combat Power for Select Pokemon

Pokemon GO Boosts Combat Power for Select Pokemon

Niantic reveals that some Pokemon have had their Combat Power adjusted in Pokemon GO, and data miners uncover what players can expect from the change. Some Pokemon always have the upper han...

By Sarah Fields on 22 November 2016
Pokemon GO May Now Have Shiny Pokemon Variants

Pokemon GO May Now Have Shiny Pokemon Variants

A new datamining effort from the team at The Silph Road indicates that Pokemon GO may be implementing rare “shiny” variants of Pokemon in-game very soon. Pokemon GO might have made a name f...

By Cody Gravelle on 22 November 2016
Pokemon Sun & Moon Characters Modded into Smash Bros.

Pokemon Sun & Moon Characters Modded into Smash Bros.

Two noteworthy characters from Nintendo’s RPGs Pokemon Sun and Moon make their way into Super Smash Bros. for Wii U via a new mod for the fighting game. It’s no secret that the recently rel...

By Kyle Sledge on 22 November 2016
Pokemon Sun and Moon Evolution Guide

Pokemon Sun and Moon Evolution Guide

Pokemon Sun and Moon are out now and we’ve put together a relatively spoiler-free list of all the new evolutions that are present in the newly-released games. The highly-anticipated Pokemo...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 22 November 2016
Customers Mad at Amazon Over $99 3DS Deal

Customers Mad at Amazon Over $99 3DS Deal

Amazon faces criticism over its handling of a special 3DS deal this Black Friday, with Nintendo fans left frustrated over being unable to pick up the deal. This Black Friday has seen a huge...

By Rob Gordon on 22 November 2016
Todd Howard Talks Nintendo Switch

Todd Howard Talks Nintendo Switch

The head of Bethesda Game Studios, Todd Howard, discusses the upcoming Nintendo Switch console, offering glowing praise for Nintendo’s innovative new system. In the Nintendo Switch reveal t...

By Dalton Cooper on 22 November 2016
Pokemon Sun and Moon: How to Transfer Ash-Greninja

Pokemon Sun and Moon: How to Transfer Ash-Greninja

Follow this guide to find out how to transfer the powerful and special Ash-Greninja from the Pokemon Sun/Moon 3DS demo to the full version of the game. The Pokemon franchise continues to be...

By Derek Nichols on 21 November 2016
Pokemon Sun and Moon Guide: How to Get Shiny Starter Pokemon

Pokemon Sun and Moon Guide: How to Get Shiny Starter Pokemon

Pokemon Sun and Moon players can start the game off with a shiny Rowlet, Litten, or Popplio starter; but the task is going to take some serious grinding. Pokemon Sun and Moon have been out...

By Denny Connolly on 21 November 2016
5 Greatest Games Not on the NES Classic Edition

5 Greatest Games Not on the NES Classic Edition

Nintendo’s NES Classic Edition features 30 of the best video games of all-time, but we couldn’t help but notice that the list features a few glaring omissions. The NES Classic Edition is cl...

By Jason Gallagher on 21 November 2016
Nintendo Switch Mario/Raving Rabbids Launch Title

Nintendo Switch Mario/Raving Rabbids Launch Title

According to a new report, Ubisoft and Nintendo are currently developing a Mario/Raving Rabbids turn-based RPG that will be a Nintendo Switch launch title. Nintendo’s upcoming console, the...

By Jasmine Henry on 18 November 2016
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...

By Riley Little on 18 November 2016
Super Mario Maker For Nintendo 3DS Review

Super Mario Maker For Nintendo 3DS Review

Nintendo’s port of Super Mario Maker is a great distraction for those that missed out on the Wii U installment, but it is lacking when compared to the console iteration. Upon the announceme...

By Riley Little on 18 November 2016
Nintendo Banning Pirated Copies of Pokemon Sun and Moon

Nintendo Banning Pirated Copies of Pokemon Sun and Moon

With just one more day until the release of Pokemon Sun and Moon, Nintendo ensure that all those who played leaked versions of the games will be punished severely. Pokemon Sun and Moon rele...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 17 November 2016
Rumor Patrol: Nintendo Switch Prices Leak?

Rumor Patrol: Nintendo Switch Prices Leak?

A new report from UK based retailer GAME reveals the price points for the Nintendo Switch, while also confirming two different models at launch for the upcoming console. Though production i...

By Derek Nichols on 14 November 2016
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...

By Riley Little on 14 November 2016
Pokemon Sun and Moon Give 'Splash' Move A Purpose

Pokemon Sun and Moon Give 'Splash' Move A Purpose

The most useless move in all of the Pokemon games, Splash, finally has a use in the upcoming Pokemon Sun and Moon, thanks to the new addition of Z-Moves. Since the release of the first Poke...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 14 November 2016
NES Classic Edition Sold Out on Amazon, Crashed Site

NES Classic Edition Sold Out on Amazon, Crashed Site

Amazon.com crashes as gamers around the world rush to the site in an attempt to purchase the NES Classic Edition, leaving many gamers frustrated and without a console. Earlier this year Nin...

By Boston Blake on 13 November 2016
Nintendo NES Classic Hits eBay with $1000 Price Tag

Nintendo NES Classic Hits eBay with $1000 Price Tag

As the Nintendo NES Classic releases to high consumer demand, desperate gamers are paying several hundred dollars for the console on websites like eBay. It was almost a quarter of a year ag...

By John Jacques on 12 November 2016
Pokemon GO Dev Compares Game to World of Warcraft

Pokemon GO Dev Compares Game to World of Warcraft

In an interview with Eurogamer, Niantic’s chief marketing officer compares Pokemon Go to World of Warcraft in terms of the projected lifespan for the game. Developer Niantic Labs has faced...

By Curt Hutson on 12 November 2016
Pokemon Sun and Moon: Version-Exclusive Creature Details

Pokemon Sun and Moon: Version-Exclusive Creature Details

Pokemon Sun and Moon are only a little under a week from launch, but one Reddit user has jumped the gun by revealing each game’s version-exclusive Pokemon. If the record-setting pre-orders...

By Alexander Pan on 11 November 2016
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 origina...

By Riley Little on 10 November 2016
Paper Mario Fan Finds Secret Messages in Original Game

Paper Mario Fan Finds Secret Messages in Original Game

16 years after Paper Mario arrived on the Nintendo 64, one glitch-using fan has uncovered secret messages in the game left behind by Nintendo developers. While it’s common for game develope...

By John Jacques on 01 November 2016
New Super Mario 64 Impossible Coin Discovered

New Super Mario 64 Impossible Coin Discovered

A YouTuber named Pannenkoek2012 discovers a brand new impossible coin in Super Mario 64 – one that has laid dormant for the past 20 years, and has only just been found. It’s been over twent...

By John Jacques on 25 October 2016
Rare Pikachu Card Could Sell for $50,000

Rare Pikachu Card Could Sell for $50,000

An extraordinarily rare Pokemon TCG card goes on sale at an auction house, and estimates suggest that the card could end up selling for a whopping $50,000. Collecting video game memorabilia...

By Sarah Fields on 25 October 2016
Nintendo Switch Event Planned for January 12

Nintendo Switch Event Planned for January 12

Nintendo is announcing a January 12 presentation where the Nintendo Switch will be further unveiled, including price, release date and a look at several games. Speculation regarding the Nin...

By Rory Young on 25 October 2016
Nintendo Switch's Success Falls To Price And Battery

Nintendo Switch's Success Falls To Price And Battery

While gamers take in the recent unveiling of Nintendo’s latest console, one editor believes the platform’s success will ultimately come down to its battery life and price point. Before gett...

By Riley Little on 25 October 2016
New Pokemon GO Update Improves Pokemon GO Plus

New Pokemon GO Update Improves Pokemon GO Plus

Niantic releases a new update for Pokemon GO that improves the Pokemon GO Plus watch, making it possible for the device to focus exclusively on PokeStops or Pokemon. Pokemon GO may not be a...

By Dalton Cooper on 25 October 2016
Nintendo Reveals the Top Selling 3DS and Wii U Games

Nintendo Reveals the Top Selling 3DS and Wii U Games

Nintendo announces updated sales figures for Wii U and 3DS software, revealing the top 10 best selling games for each system, and proving Mario is still a money maker. In Nintendo’s latest...

By Dalton Cooper on 25 October 2016
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...

By Dalton Cooper on 25 October 2016
Nintendo Plans To Ship 2 Million Switch Units In March

Nintendo Plans To Ship 2 Million Switch Units In March

During a financial briefing, Nintendo reveals that it expects to ship 2 million Nintendo Switch units by March 2017, though analysts express concern about the figure. Following the announce...

By Jasmine Henry on 25 October 2016
Nintendo Switch is a Single Screen Console

Nintendo Switch is a Single Screen Console

Nintendo confirms that the Nintendo Switch is a solo screen experience, marking a significant difference between it and its predecessor, the Nintendo Wii U. Nintendo premiered the Nintendo...

By John Jacques on 23 October 2016
Nintendo Switch Supports Unreal Engine 4

Nintendo Switch Supports Unreal Engine 4

In a new tweet, Epic Games’ Unreal Engine 4 announces a new partnership with Nintendo to help developers bring games to the newly-revealed Switch using its engine. After many months of teas...

By Alexander Pan on 22 October 2016
Pokemon GO Still Fastest Selling Mobile Game in History

Pokemon GO Still Fastest Selling Mobile Game in History

Although many users have abandoned the app, Pokemon GO continues to make huge earnings, maintaining its title as the fastest earning mobile gaming app of all time. Pokemon GO has let down a...

By Sarah Fields on 22 October 2016
Nintendo Stocks Drop after Nintendo Switch Reveal

Nintendo Stocks Drop after Nintendo Switch Reveal

Gaming industry analysts comment as to why Nintendo’s stock price drops after the Nintendo Switch reveal, saying the console may struggle in the current market. As Nintendo prepared to anno...

By Boston Blake on 22 October 2016
Paper Mario: Color Splash Review

Paper Mario: Color Splash Review

Paper Mario: Color Splash is the best looking installment in the series, offering the most immersive world to-date. Still, its battle system suffers in a misguided bid to innovate. One of...

By Riley Little on 20 October 2016
Pokemon: The First Movie is Returning to Theaters

Pokemon: The First Movie is Returning to Theaters

The Pokemon Company reveals that Pokemon: The First Movie and Pikachu’s Vacation will make a surprise comeback to select theaters for two days in October and November. With Pokemon Sun &...

By Sarah Fields on 18 October 2016
Mythical Pokemon Volcanion Codes Hit GameStop and GAME

Mythical Pokemon Volcanion Codes Hit GameStop and GAME

GameStop and GAME offer a special download code that will allow players with copies of Pokemon X & Y or Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire to receive a Volcanion. Catching ’em all in the Pok...

By Sarah Fields on 12 October 2016
Pokken Tournament Sees Scizor Join The Roster

Pokken Tournament Sees Scizor Join The Roster

The Pokemon Company reveals Scizor as the next playable character joining the roster of the popular Pokemon fighting game Pokken Tournament – although it’s an arcade exclusive. Fighting gam...

By Riley Little on 11 October 2016
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...

By Riley Little on 08 October 2016
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 com...

By Rob Gordon on 07 October 2016
Pokemon GO Will Make Catching Rare Pokemon Easier

Pokemon GO Will Make Catching Rare Pokemon Easier

A new update is set to come to Pokemon GO, bringing with it the ability to raise capture rates for Pokemon by catching many creatures of the same type. Capture rates in Pokemon GO have alwa...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 07 October 2016
Pokemon Sun and Moon Starter Evolutions Revealed

Pokemon Sun and Moon Starter Evolutions Revealed

New starter evolutions for Pokemon Sun and Moon are revealed, alongside the announcement that Greninja’s powerful new form is finally playable in the game’s demo. With just over a month to...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 04 October 2016
Pokemon GO Available in Even More Countries

Pokemon GO Available in Even More Countries

Niantic announces that it has expanded the availability of Pokemon GO even further, with a number of new countries and regions now able to play the game. To say that Pokemon GO has been a g...

By Rob Gordon on 04 October 2016
Google Teases New Phone with Majora's Mask Countdown

Google Teases New Phone with Majora's Mask Countdown

Fans begin to speculate just how involved Nintendo will be with Google’s newest product as its reveal countdown makes a cheeky reference to The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask. While the ide...

By Cody Gravelle on 04 October 2016
Pokemon GO Preventing Suicides in Japan

Pokemon GO Preventing Suicides in Japan

The amount of suicides taking place at Japan’s infamous Tojinbo cliffs has reportedly decreased over the last two months as a result of Pokemon GO‘s popularity. Niantic’s massively popular...

By Jasmine Henry on 03 October 2016
Pokemon GO Makes $2 Million Every Day

Pokemon GO Makes $2 Million Every Day

Analysis firm Newzoo offers updated revenue and download figures for Pokemon GO, stating that the game makes $2 million for developer Niantic on a daily basis. It’s clear that the massive p...

By Dalton Cooper on 03 October 2016
Japan is Getting A Nintendo Classic Mini

Japan is Getting A Nintendo Classic Mini

The Mini NES won’t be the only highly coveted stocking stuffer this holiday season, as Nintendo announces the Mini Famicom to be sold exclusively in Japan. Gaming fans across the Internet j...

By Jason Gallagher on 01 October 2016
Pokemon Generations Episode Features Red Gyarados

Pokemon Generations Episode Features Red Gyarados

Episode four of the new Pokemon Generations series is now available, showing off the Johto region and the Lake of Rage’s curiously angry Red Gyarados. The new episode of Pokemon Generations...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 30 September 2016
Lucina, Gold Mario, More Hard To Find Amiibo Returning

Lucina, Gold Mario, More Hard To Find Amiibo Returning

Best Buy reveals that six out-of-stock Amiibo are returning to stores in October, with the high-demand Lucina Amiibo being exclusive to the big box retailer. The unexpected popularity of Am...

By Sarah Fields on 30 September 2016
Ubisoft: 'NX Will Put Nintendo Back In The Race'

Ubisoft: 'NX Will Put Nintendo Back In The Race'

During a shareholder meeting, Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot says that the Nintendo NX will get Nintendo “back in the race” following the poor sales of the Wii U. Ever since it was released in...

By Jasmine Henry on 30 September 2016
Pokemon GO Available In Five New Countries

Pokemon GO Available In Five New Countries

Niantic reveals that Pokemon GO can now be downloaded and played in five new regions, furthering attempts for the game to become a worldwide sensation. Although players who have already got...

By Sarah Fields on 29 September 2016
10 Video Game Rivalries Fiercer Than Trump and Clinton

10 Video Game Rivalries Fiercer Than Trump and Clinton

People all over the world are following the fierce political rivalry between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, but these 10 video game rivalries are even fiercer. Every four years in the Un...

By Dalton Cooper on 29 September 2016
Beyond Good and Evil 2 Teaser Images Continue

Beyond Good and Evil 2 Teaser Images Continue

Beyond Good and Evil series creator Michel Ancel posts a teaser image of a muscular shark person on Instagram, possibly teasing Beyond Good and Evil 2. Ever since Ubisoft released a teaser...

By Dalton Cooper on 29 September 2016
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 ha...

By Riley Little on 29 September 2016
Pokemon Generations Features Blue Vs The Elite Four

Pokemon Generations Features Blue Vs The Elite Four

A new episode of Pokemon Generations, named The Challenger, is out now. The episode features Blue in his battles against the Kanto region’s Elite Four. If you’ve ever wanted to see the stor...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 26 September 2016
Nintendo NX Price and Release Date Posted on Tesco Site

Nintendo NX Price and Release Date Posted on Tesco Site

British superstore Tesco posts a listing for the Nintendo NX with a release date much earlier than expected and a price tag that seems a bit high for a Nintendo console. Nintendo confirmed...

By Denny Connolly on 26 September 2016
N64 Emulator Appears on Xbox Games Store

N64 Emulator Appears on Xbox Games Store

A N64 emulator called Win64e10 has appeared in the Xbox Games Store and is available for download now, although it remains doubtful it’ll be around for long. Gamers would be hard pressed to...

By Cody Gravelle on 26 September 2016
Pokemon Go Plus Review: Engaging But Frustrating

Pokemon Go Plus Review: Engaging But Frustrating

We spend some rigorous time with the highly desired Pokemon GO Plus peripheral, coming away both impressed and a little deflated by the companion accessory. I’ve always thought of myself as...

By Riley Little on 26 September 2016
Pokemon GO Patch Brings Back Capture Map

Pokemon GO Patch Brings Back Capture Map

New Pokemon GO update in the works, Niantic claims that update will bring back the Capture Location feature, as well as fix issues with Pokemon GO Plus. Niantic released Pokemon GO Plus a w...

By Fred Harvey on 26 September 2016
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 t...

By Riley Little on 25 September 2016
Super Mario Bros Speedrun Record Broken By Single Frame

Super Mario Bros Speedrun Record Broken By Single Frame

Speedrunner Kosmic has broken the Super Mario Bros. speedrun record, managing to edge past the previous benchmark by a mere 0.017 seconds – or in other words, a single frame. Super Mario Br...

By Alexander Pan on 25 September 2016
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-imagine...

By Sarah Fields on 24 September 2016
Pokemon GO: Region Exclusive Pokemon Clarified

Pokemon GO: Region Exclusive Pokemon Clarified

Niantic CEO John Hanke responds to a fan on Twitter, clarifying whether or not region-exclusive Pokemon in Pokemon GO can be hatched from eggs anywhere in the world. Even after one dedicate...

By Dalton Cooper on 19 September 2016
The Pokemon Company Will Release Games on Nintendo NX

The Pokemon Company Will Release Games on Nintendo NX

The Pokemon Company CEO Tsunekazu Ishihara confirms that the company will be bringing its incredibly popular Pokemon franchise to Nintendo’s mysterious new console, codenamed NX. In the wak...

By Riley Little on 19 September 2016
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...

By Rob Gordon on 19 September 2016
Pokemon GO Plus Having Issues on Android

Pokemon GO Plus Having Issues on Android

It seems that Android users are being left behind by Niantic again, as the newly-released Pokemon GO Plus devices are having issues with many smartphones. Ever since the release of Niantic’...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 17 September 2016
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 regardi...

By Cody Gravelle on 16 September 2016
Pokemon GO Guide: How to Use Pokemon GO Plus

Pokemon GO Guide: How to Use Pokemon GO Plus

Now that the Pokemon GO Plus accessory is available for Pokemon GO players, we explain how to set up the device, how to catch Pokemon with it, and much more! After the device was delayed ea...

By Dalton Cooper on 16 September 2016
Super Mario Maker is Coming to 3DS

Super Mario Maker is Coming to 3DS

Nintendo reveals that creativity-focused Wii U platformer Super Mario Maker is going to be released for the 3DS, with a launch date set for December 2, 2016. Although the Wii U is a console...

By Rob Gordon on 02 September 2016
New Pikmin Game Coming to 3DS

New Pikmin Game Coming to 3DS

Nintendo announces that the Pikmin series will be returning after a long absence, although it will unexpectedly be on a Nintendo handheld rather than a console. While the name of the game s...

By Cody Gravelle on 01 September 2016
Nintendo Discusses Theme Park Plans

Nintendo Discusses Theme Park Plans

Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime talks about the upcoming team-up between Nintendo and Universal Studios, offering a positive update on the project. Whether it’s through the...

By Rob Gordon on 27 August 2016
NX Must Have 'Continuous Beat of Great New Games'

NX Must Have 'Continuous Beat of Great New Games'

To ensure the Nintendo NX’s success, Reggie Fils-Aime says Nintendo must communicate the NX’s uniqueness and release a “continuous beat of great new games.” Nintendo stands at the precipi...

By Rory Young on 26 August 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 22 July 2016
Nintendo Reveals Game Deals for Black Friday

Nintendo Reveals Game Deals for Black Friday

Nintendo announces a wide variety of video game deals for Wii U and 3DS, with big discounts up for grabs for titles such as Super Mario Maker, Splatoon, and Minecraft: Wii U Edition.

By Rob Gordon on 22 July 2016
Nintendo May Be Keeping NX Dev Kits From Third Parties

Nintendo May Be Keeping NX Dev Kits From Third Parties

Developers of Unravel and Ori and the Blind Forest complain online that Nintendo is purposefully keeping Nintendo NX dev kits from third party studios.

By Dalton Cooper on 10 July 2016
Disney Art Academy Review

Disney Art Academy Review

The latest Art Academy title arrives, throwing in the ability to draw iconic Disney characters. It’s a solid and soothing way to kill time, but is a little basic in its delivery. I’ll ope...

By Riley Little on 26 May 2016
Metroid Prime: Federation Force Gets Release Date

Metroid Prime: Federation Force Gets Release Date

Nintendo reveals the release date for the controversial Metroid spinoff game Metroid Prime: Federation Force, which will be available this summer for 3DS.

By Dalton Cooper on 24 May 2016
Toys-to-Life Games Are More Than A Trend

Toys-to-Life Games Are More Than A Trend

After two years of shaking my head at the toys-to-life genre and calling it a fad, Disney Infinity 3.0 and Lego Dimensions have finally converted me to the dark side.

By Denny Connolly on 22 May 2016
Pokemon Sun & Moon: Rowlet is the Greatest Pokemon Ever

Pokemon Sun & Moon: Rowlet is the Greatest Pokemon Ever

With the starter monsters for Pokemon Sun and Moon now made official, one editor claims that the Grass/Flying-type Rowlet is the greatest Pokemon ever. If you’ve clicked this to tell me a...

By Riley Little on 26 April 2016
Pokken Tournament Needs Some Changes To Be Competitive

Pokken Tournament Needs Some Changes To Be Competitive

Pokken Tournament is no doubt a fun experience but, in this author’s opinion, Nintendo must make some changes to get the game ready for competitive play. Last Friday saw the release of P...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 26 March 2016
I Have Concerns About Pokemon GO

I Have Concerns About Pokemon GO

One editor talks about major concerns he has for the mobile game Pokemon GO – based on the footage and information about the title that has found its way onto the web thus far. As of this...

By Riley Little on 26 March 2016
Hyrule Warriors Legends Review

Hyrule Warriors Legends Review

Hyrule Warriors Legends is a worthy port of the original The Legend of Zelda spin-off, allowing fans to take the game with them on the go – with a few noteworthy additions. Nintendo has,...

By Riley Little on 26 March 2016
More Nintendo NX Controller Photos Leak

More Nintendo NX Controller Photos Leak

A new leak purports to show the oddball, football shaped NintendoNX controller, matching up to a picture of a similar controller leaked earlier this week. Amid swirls of rumors that Ninte...

By Evan Hopkins on 26 March 2016
Pokken Tournament Review

Pokken Tournament Review

Pokken Tournament is the first Pokemon-focused fighting game ever released, but the final product feels more like a barebones offering rather than a fleshed out product. Gamers have want...

By Riley Little on 26 March 2016
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD Review

The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD Review

Nintendo’s latest high-definition port is arriving in the form of The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD, but is it worth checking out or better left on its original consoles? There’s...

By Riley Little on 26 February 2016
Pokemon Yellow Version Review

Pokemon Yellow Version Review

One editor dusts off his Game Boy to play through and review Pokemon Yellow. Does the game still hold up after all of this time or is it better left nostalgically in the past? Nostalgia i...

By Riley Little on 26 February 2016
Monster Hunter Generations is Coming to 3DS

Monster Hunter Generations is Coming to 3DS

Nintendo confirms that Monster Hunter X is going to be making its way West this summer under a brand new title, and will now be known as Monster Hunter Generations. When Monster Hunter X...

By Rob Gordon on 26 February 2016
Paper Mario: Color Splash Revealed for Wii U

Paper Mario: Color Splash Revealed for Wii U

Nintendo reveals a brand new Paper Mario title, with the paint and color-themed Paper Mario: Color Splash expected to be released for Wii U this year. The Paper Mario series has become on...

By Rob Gordon on 26 February 2016
New Nintendo 3DS XL Looks Like a Super Famicom Console

New Nintendo 3DS XL Looks Like a Super Famicom Console

The latest Japanese Nintendo Direct broadcast reveals a new, Japan-exclusive Nintendo 3DS XL model that’s aesthetically based on the classic Super Famicom console. After Nintendo announce...

By Alexander Pan on 26 February 2016
YouTuber Re-Imagines Grand Theft Auto as a Pokemon Game

YouTuber Re-Imagines Grand Theft Auto as a Pokemon Game

Taking inspiration from Pokemon‘s distinct RPG style and combat system, a YouTuber has re-imagined the Grand Theft Auto series as an old-school isometric RPG game. With the recent announc...

By Alexander Pan on 26 February 2016
Pokemon GO Presentation Cancelled

Pokemon GO Presentation Cancelled

An upcoming 30-minute Pokemon GO presentation that was to take place at the Game Developers Conference has been cancelled, so far without explanation. The Pokemon GO presentation that was...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 26 February 2016
Beyond Good and Evil 2 Receiving Funding from Nintendo?

Beyond Good and Evil 2 Receiving Funding from Nintendo?

Rumors indicate that Nintendo is funding the development of Beyond Good & Evil 2 in exchange for the game being exclusive to the Nintendo NX for release in 2017. In an attempt to lure...

By Dalton Cooper on 26 February 2016
Nintendo Account Registration Goes Live

Nintendo Account Registration Goes Live

Account registration is now open for the Nintendo Account system, the digital service which is likely tied to Nintendo’s upcoming NX and mobile platforms. If somewhere in Nintendo’s main...

By Rory Young on 26 February 2016
Why Was Star Fox Zero Delayed?

Why Was Star Fox Zero Delayed?

According to Yusuke Hashimoto of Platinum Games, Star Fox Zero for the Wii U was delayed so the development team could obtain the developer’s signature ‘Platinum feel.’

By Dalton Cooper on 25 February 2016
Game Ranter Banter: Final Fantasy, Smash Bros. and More

Game Ranter Banter: Final Fantasy, Smash Bros. and More

Five writers give their take on Super Smash Bros. DLC, WWE 2K16’s lack of female wrestlers, Square Enix’s Western appeal, betas, and TellTale’s sporadic release schedule.

By Riley Little on 13 February 2016
Super Mario Maker Getting Original Starter Pokemon

Super Mario Maker Getting Original Starter Pokemon

Nintendo releases a brand new trailer revealing that the ever-popular Pokemon trio of Charmander, Squirtle, and Bulbasaur will be arriving as costumes in Super Mario Maker. As many Pokemo...

By Riley Little on 26 January 2016
Super Mario Sunshine Recreated in Unreal Engine

Super Mario Sunshine Recreated in Unreal Engine

A truly dedicated fan of Nintendo’s Super Mario Sunshine recreates one of the maps from the popular GameCube platform video game using Unreal Engine 4. After hearing about an influx of re...

By Kyle Sledge on 26 January 2016
Nintendo Releasing a Mythical Pokemon Every Month

Nintendo Releasing a Mythical Pokemon Every Month

Nintendo announces plans to celebrate the 20th Pokemon anniversary by releasing monthly downloadable mythical Pokemon, starting this February with Mew. Nintendo has allowed gamers to down...

By Sarah Fields on 26 January 2016
Kid Adorably Apologizes to Nintendo for Breaking His 3DS

Kid Adorably Apologizes to Nintendo for Breaking His 3DS

An eight year old boy in Japan writes Nintendo a handwritten apology letter after accidentally breaking his Nintendo 3DS by leaving it in a bag with a leaky thermos. While some kids are o...

By John Jacques on 26 January 2016
New Nintendo Loyalty Program Begins in March

New Nintendo Loyalty Program Begins in March

Nintendo discusses its upcoming plans in a meeting with its investors, discussing Club Nintendo’s replacement program, and a release date for Miitomo. When Nintendo shut down their Club N...

By Sarah Fields on 26 January 2016
Nintendo: Smartphone Plans and Virtual Reality Update

Nintendo: Smartphone Plans and Virtual Reality Update

During Nintendo’s latest earnings briefing, the company discusses the central figure of its next smartphone game and its plans on using virtual reality. Nintendo CEO Tatsumi Kimishima – t...

By Kyle Sledge on 26 January 2016
Wii U Sales Have Passed 12 Million Units Worldwide

Wii U Sales Have Passed 12 Million Units Worldwide

Nintendo reveals its Q3 financials, announcing the sales numbers for the Wii U, 3DS, amiibo figures, as well as games such as Super Mario Maker and Splatoon. In the past, Nintendo has str...

By Dalton Cooper on 26 January 2016
Bravely Second: End Layer Release Date

Bravely Second: End Layer Release Date

Square Enix reveals when US gamers can finally expect to get their hands on the sequel to one of 2014’s sleeper hit titles, and it will be sooner rather than later. Bravely Second: End La...

By Cody Gravelle on 26 January 2016
Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam Review

Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam Review

Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam is just as wacky and enjoyable as any other past iteration of the series, but it fails to change things up in a meaningful way for longtime fans. At this poi...

By Riley Little on 26 January 2016
Fire Emblem Fates Censored Again

Fire Emblem Fates Censored Again

Nintendo confirms that the “petting” mechanic in Fire Emblem Fates is being completely removed from all versions of the game releasing outside of Japan. Nintendo’s upcoming Fire Emblem Fa...

By Dalton Cooper on 26 January 2016
Detective Pikachu Trailer

Detective Pikachu Trailer

Nintendo reveals Detective Pikachu, an oddball 3DS Pokemon spin-off that puts gamers in the shoes of a talking, coffee drinking, mystery solving Pikachu. Originally hitting Japanese shelv...

By Evan Hopkins on 26 January 2016
Rumor: New Paper Mario Set to be Announced For Wii U

Rumor: New Paper Mario Set to be Announced For Wii U

Word from several reliable sources within the gaming industry is that Nintendo is currently localizing and testing a brand new Paper Mario game for its Wii U console. As rumors pertaining...

By Riley Little on 26 January 2016
Nintendo NX Might Work with PS4, Xbox One

Nintendo NX Might Work with PS4, Xbox One

A tipsters reports that the mysterious Nintendo NX may be capable of working in conjunction with smart phones and rival consoles, and an online survey reveals the system will run at a pal...

By Evan Hopkins on 26 January 2016
Pokemon Red, Blue Re-Releases Won't Have Restore Points

Pokemon Red, Blue Re-Releases Won't Have Restore Points

The manual for Pokemon Red, Blue, and Yellow reveals that restore points and 3DS save backups won’t work on the titles, as well as detailing the trading connection system. Since its incep...

By Sarah Fields on 26 January 2016
Nintendo's Amiibo Need Their Own Skylanders-Like Game

Nintendo's Amiibo Need Their Own Skylanders-Like Game

One editor gives his take on Nintendo’s amiibo figurines and how they are currently being under-utilized by the company, suggesting they find a better purpose. Let me preface this whole t...

By Riley Little on 26 January 2016
Nintendo President Lays Out 2016 Plans

Nintendo President Lays Out 2016 Plans

Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima reveals Nintendo’s plans for 2016, which include the reveal of the Nintendo NX, anime TV shows, and mobile gaming apps. Ever since Satoru Iwata’s unti...

By Dalton Cooper on 26 January 2016
Why 2016 Will Be the Year of Pokemon

Why 2016 Will Be the Year of Pokemon

2016 marks the 20th anniversary of the release of the original Pokemon games. Here’s why I believe it’s going to be the best year ever to be a Pokemon fan. Pokemon is a franchise that ref...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 26 January 2016
Zelda: Twilight Princess HD Gameplay Change

Zelda: Twilight Princess HD Gameplay Change

The most recent issue of Famitsu reveals that The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD will feature a gameplay change besides the added amiibo support. While fans wait patiently for the...

By Dalton Cooper on 26 January 2016
Nintendo NX Predictions

Nintendo NX Predictions

Nintendo isn’t ready to reveal any secrets about the NX just yet, but that won’t stop us from predicting the console’s features, launch lineup, and gimmicks. Although many months have pas...

By Denny Connolly on 26 January 2016
Super Smash Bros. Bayonetta and Corrin DLC Release Date

Super Smash Bros. Bayonetta and Corrin DLC Release Date

Nintendo announces the official release date of Bayonetta, Corrin, and the sixth wave of Mii Fighter costumes coming to Super Smash Bros. for 3DS and Wii U. Nintendo has officially announ...

By Sarah Fields on 26 January 2016
More Games Should Have Split-Screen

More Games Should Have Split-Screen

With ARK: Survival Evolved bringing split-screen gameplay to the Xbox One, one writer discusses whether it’s time for split-screen multiplayer to make a return. The premise of ARK: Surviv...

By Rob Gordon on 26 January 2016
Pokemon Anniversary 3DS Bundle Available for Pre-Order

Pokemon Anniversary 3DS Bundle Available for Pre-Order

The Pokemon New Nintendo 3DS Bundle, which is designed to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Pokemon Red and Blue, is now available for pre-order online. Western Pokemon fans looked on wit...

By Sarah Fields on 26 December 2015
Pokemon Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary with New 3DS

Pokemon Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary with New 3DS

Nintendo announces a special edition 20th Pokemon 3DS that pays homage to the first games in the franchise, Pokemon Red and Blue, for the series’ 20th anniversary. When Pokemon was first...

By Evan Hopkins on 26 December 2015
How Iwata Helped Bring Pokemon to America

How Iwata Helped Bring Pokemon to America

Tsunekazu Ishihara reveals that former Nintendo president Satoru Iwata played a role in the localization of Pokemon Red and Blue for North American audiences. During his time with Nintend...

By Rob Gordon on 26 December 2015
Smash Bros: Control 8 Characters With One Controller

Smash Bros: Control 8 Characters With One Controller

Reddit user Gluetendo discovers a way to control 8 Smash Bros. characters from one controller, allowing players to remove the CPU from their game entirely. Since the arrival of Super Smas...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 26 December 2015
Masahiro Sakurai Compares Himself to George Lucas

Masahiro Sakurai Compares Himself to George Lucas

Super Smash Bros. director Masahiro Sakurai of Nintendo compares his experience with developing Super Smash Bros. to George Lucas creating the Star Wars prequel movies. Filmmaker George...

By Dalton Cooper on 26 December 2015
Save $25 On New Nintendo 3DS XL Hardware at Gamestop

Save $25 On New Nintendo 3DS XL Hardware at Gamestop

Gamestop offers a $25 discount off the normal price of New Nintendo 3DS XL handhelds, including the Gamestop-exclusive Zelda Hyrule Triforce New 3DS. The holiday season often brings gifts...

By Sarah Fields on 26 December 2015
Original Pokemon Trading Cards Getting Re-Release

Original Pokemon Trading Cards Getting Re-Release

Nintendo and The Pokemon Company announce plans to release reprints of the original Pokemon trading card set in Japan to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the series. As a franchise tha...

By Riley Little on 26 December 2015
Kendrick Lamar Mario Kart Mashup

Kendrick Lamar Mario Kart Mashup

An enterprising mash-up musician combines Kendrick Lamar’s “Swimming Pools (Drank)” with Mario Kart music to create the toe tapping track “Kendrick Lamariokart.” Video games and rap have...

By Evan Hopkins on 26 December 2015
Birdo and Excitebike Join Super Mario Maker This Week

Birdo and Excitebike Join Super Mario Maker This Week

Nintendo releases a pair of new trailers for Super Mario Maker, giving fans a look at the Birdo and Excitebike costumes in action before they become available later this week. Nintendo ha...

By Derek Nichols on 26 December 2015
Pokken Tournament Supports Local Multiplayer

Pokken Tournament Supports Local Multiplayer

Nintendo confirms that the upcoming Pokemon fighting game, Pokken Tournament, will support local multiplayer, thanks to the second screen on the Wii U’s GamePad. Those that have been foll...

By Riley Little on 26 December 2015
Japan Getting Awesome Pokemon-Themed 2DS Consoles

Japan Getting Awesome Pokemon-Themed 2DS Consoles

Nintendo reveals plans to release 2DS consoles in four different colors that come bundled with the upcoming re-releases of Pokemon Red, Blue, Green, and Yellow. If there’s one series that...

By Riley Little on 26 December 2015
Super Mario RPG Coming to Wii U Virtual Console

Super Mario RPG Coming to Wii U Virtual Console

Nintendo reveals that Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars is going to see a re-release via the Wii U’s Virtual Console – but so far, only in Europe. Super Mario RPG: Legend of th...

By Rob Gordon on 26 December 2015
Xenoblade Chronicles X Interview

Xenoblade Chronicles X Interview

We sat down to chat with Nintendo Treehouse’s Demetrius Boggs about Xenoblade Chronicles X, Super Smash Bros., and Nintendo’s decision to localize this game. As many gamers are well aware...

By Riley Little on 26 December 2015
Why I'm Excited for the Rise of VR

Why I'm Excited for the Rise of VR

2016 will see the release of VR headsets such as the Oculus Rift and PlayStation VR, and one Game Rant writer predicts it will be the next evolution in gaming. In 2006, an innovative new...

By Dalton Cooper on 26 December 2015
Rare Releases Footage of Cancelled Project Dream Game

Rare Releases Footage of Cancelled Project Dream Game

After years of speculation amongst fans, gamers have finally been given a more in-depth look at Project Dream – the game that lead to the creation of Banjo-Kazooie. Like any studio, the U...

By Riley Little on 26 December 2015
How Nintendo Should Handle Smash Bros. on NX

How Nintendo Should Handle Smash Bros. on NX

In the wake of news pertaining to the final DLC for the ever-popular Super Smash Bros. for Wii U/3DS, one editor gives his take on the next core installment. As one of the biggest franchi...

By Riley Little on 26 December 2015
Xenoblade Chronicles X Review

Xenoblade Chronicles X Review

Nintendo’s latest Wii U blockbuster, Xenoblade Chronicles X, is massive, beautiful, and well worth checking out for anyone that currently owns the console. After a massive petition kickst...

By Riley Little on 26 November 2015
Nintendo Announces New Metroid Prime for 3DS

Nintendo Announces New Metroid Prime for 3DS

Amongst a raft of all-new titles revealed during E3’s special Nintendo Direct, we learned that Metroid Prime: Federation Force is in development for the Nintendo 3DS. As well as a set of co-op missi...

By Brad Jones on 26 August 2015
Skylanders SuperChargers Amiibo Gallery

Skylanders SuperChargers Amiibo Gallery

In the wake of the reveal of an unlikely team-up between ‘Skylanders’ and Nintendo’s amiibo range, a number of images surface of Turbo Charge Donkey Kong and Hammer Slam Bowser.

By Rob Gordon on 14 August 2015
Nintendo Skylanders amiibo (E3)

Nintendo Skylanders amiibo (E3)

In a surprise team-up, Nintendo announces that a wave of new amiibo with be compatible with the upcoming ‘Skylanders Superchargers’ adventure exclusively on the Wii U.

By Denny Connolly on 14 August 2015
Nintendo Release Dates

Nintendo Release Dates

Nintendo reveals the release dates for its upcoming slate of Wii U and 3DS titles throughout the rest of the year, including Star Fox Zero and Zelda: Tri Force Heroes.

By Dalton Cooper on 22 July 2015
Star Fox Zero Release Date

Star Fox Zero Release Date

Coming off of a significant delay two months ago, Star Fox Zero has a newly announced release date as of today’s Nintendo Direct. Pick it up starting April 22, 2016.

By Rory Young on 22 July 2015
Star Fox Zero Hands-On Preview

Star Fox Zero Hands-On Preview

Nintendo’s blockbuster holiday title, ‘Star Fox Zero’, has finally made its long awaited debut during E3 2015, and we were given the opportunity to go hands-on.

By Riley Little on 22 July 2015
Nintendo Talks New Nintendo Game Criticism

Nintendo Talks New Nintendo Game Criticism

Metroid fans hoping for the announcement of a proper sequel at E3 instead got the co-op 3DS title Federation Force. But Nintendo says skeptical fans should trust them.

By David Wharton on 24 May 2015
Reggie Responds To Metroid Prime Federation Force Negativity

Reggie Responds To Metroid Prime Federation Force Negativity

Nintendo knows that fans are unhappy about Metroid: Federation Force and asks the community to keep the faith and trust that the game will be something special.

By Derek Nichols on 24 May 2015
Nintendo Announces Star Fox Zero

Nintendo Announces Star Fox Zero

Nintendo has finally shown off the latest game starring Fox McCloud and his band of animal friends in a brand new trailer for the Wii U’s ‘Star Fox Zero’.

By Riley Little on 25 February 2015
No Nintendo FIFA 16 Release

No Nintendo FIFA 16 Release

It’s disappointing news for Nintendo soccer fans, as it looks likely that ‘FIFA 16’ will not be released for Wii U or 3DS – and will also be skipping a PS Vita port.

By Rob Gordon on 09 February 2015
The Game Awards 2014: Nominations

The Game Awards 2014: Nominations

The nominations for the first ever edition of ‘The Game Awards’ have been unveiled, including YouTube celebs and eSports players.

By Rob Keyes on 06 June 2014
World of Speed

World of Speed

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

By Rob Keyes on 24 October 2013
Pikmin 3 & NHL 14

Pikmin 3 & NHL 14

PlayStation 4 controller features and TV services, the latest on DayZ and ARMA 3, Pikmin 3 & NHL 14 gameplay trailers, Wii U problems and more gaming news you may have missed!

By Rob Keyes on 22 June 2013