Topic: Nintendo

'Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild' To Be The Last Wii U Game, Nintendo Boss Says

Nintendo has confirmed that 'Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild' is the last first-party title for the system. The same game, however, will be one of the launch title for the company’s new console, the Switch.

Video Games

Nintendo Switch UI Gets The Close-Up Treatment, Reveals Unannounced Games And More

A certain third-party developer may have just given users another glimpse at the Nintendo Switch’s user interface. The leaked photo may have just confirmed account switching mid-game, and other Nicalis titles slated for a Switch release.

Video Games

Nintendo To Finally Launch 'Super Mario Run' For Android In March: The Wait Is Almost Over

Through its Japanese Twitter account, Nintendo revealed that the Android version of 'Super Mario Run' will be released in March. For Android device owners who are looking forward to enjoying the game, the wait is almost over.

Video Games January 19, 2017

Nintendo Switch Online Services Explained: Monthly NES/SNES Games, Voice Chat, And Everything You Need To Know

For the first time ever, Nintendo is introducing a paid online service for the Switch, providing multiplayer, voice chat and other perks for either a monthly or yearly fee. But, as always with Nintendo it seems, there’s a catch.

Video Games January 19, 2017

Nintendo's Next Mobile Game Is 'Fire Emblem: Heroes,' And It's Heading To Android And iOS This Feb. 2

Nintendo has officially unveiled its third smartphone game: 'Fire Emblem: Heroes.' It’s an offspring of the tactical RPG franchise, and it launches on Android and iOS early February.

Video Games January 18, 2017

EA Boss Says Nintendo 'Forces Us To Think Differently,' Explains Why It Supports Switch

Among developers supporting Nintendo’s new console, the Switch, is Electronic Arts, poised to release a FIFA title for the console later this year. What does it think of Nintendo and the Switch?

Video Games January 18, 2017

Questions For The Nintendo Switch: Here Are The Things We Still Don't Know About The Hybrid Console

Nintendo has revealed many important details regarding the Nintendo Switch, including its $299 price tag and global launch date of March 3. However, there are still some questions that remain unanswered for the console, and here are the biggest ones.

Video Games January 18, 2017

Here's How Mario Fares In Liberty City With 'GTA' Realism [Video]

That didn’t take long at all. A YouTuber has now parodied the 'Super Mario Odyssey' trailer, creating a custom one that takes place in the surly atmosphere of Liberty City in 'Grand Theft Auto IV.'

Video Games January 18, 2017

'Zelda: Breath Of The Wild' Comparison Video Shows The Differences And Similarities Between Nintendo Switch, Wii U Versions

Just how different is the Switch version of 'Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild' from the Wii U Version? Turns out, the two are probably not that different.

Video Games January 17, 2017

Nintendo Switch Not Replacing The 3DS: Two Consoles To 'Coexist Just Fine,' Boss Says

The Switch, Nintendo’s home and handheld hyphenate, will not usurp the best-selling handheld today, the 3DS, Reggie Fils-Aime confirmed. Just for comparison, the DS also wasn’t supposed to replace the Game Boy Advance.

Video Games January 16, 2017

Nintendo Switch Joy-Con Controllers: Here's Everything We Know About The Cool New Accessories

The Joy-Con controllers play an important role in allowing the hybrid nature of the upcoming Nintendo Switch. Here is everything that we know regarding the cool new accessories for the hybrid console.

Video Games January 16, 2017

'Super Mario' Maker Shigeru Miyamoto Shares His Approach To Developing Games

Shigeru Miyamoto, the creator of Mario and Zelda, is arguably the most prolific and revered video game developer and icon living today. So how does he make games?

Video Games January 16, 2017

'Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild' Size Requires 13.4 GB On Nintendo Switch, 13 GB On Wii U

Physical or digital? Looks like those intending to get 'Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild' for Nintendo Switch should best get the physical version or purchase a high-capacity MicroSD card for folks who want to go digital.

Video Games January 16, 2017

'Mario Kart 8 Deluxe' To Have New Characters And Weapons, But No New Race Tracks

'Mario Kart 8 Deluxe,' the 'Mario Kart 8' port from Wii U heading over to the forthcoming Nintendo Switch, will not feature new tracks. There are, however, quite a number of changes, including new vehicles, racers, and more.

Video Games January 16, 2017

Nintendo Switch Supports 2 TB microSD Cards, But It Won't Have Miiverse Or StreetPass

Nintendo’s proprietary social network for gaming called Miiverse and a beloved 3DS feature called StreetPass will not make it to the Switch, reports suggest. On a brighter note, the console will support 2 TB of expandable storage.

Video Games January 15, 2017

Nintendo Switch Sold Out At GameStop, Preorders Already Unavailable Everywhere Else: Shades Of NES Classic Edition Supply Shortage?

Preorders for the Nintendo Switch are no longer available on GameStop, and on any other retailer. Will the hybrid console suffer from the same supply shortage issues that plagued the NES Classic Edition?

Video Games January 15, 2017

Nintendo Switch 'Mario Kart 8 Deluxe' Performance: 1080p/60 FPS When Docked, 720p/60 FPS When Undocked

'Mario Kart 8 Deluxe,' an upcoming game for the Nintendo Switch, will run at resolution much better than the Wii U’s when docked. Both dock and handheld modes, however, will output 60 frames per second regardless.

Video Games January 15, 2017

Nintendo Switch Is Not Region Locked: Great News For Importers, Developers And Gamers From All Territories

A Nintendo Switch that is not region locked is great news for importers, game developers, and gamers excited for the release of Nintendo's newest console. Nintendo fans can play from any territory.

Gadgets January 15, 2017

Nintendo Head Honcho Assures Switch Won't Repeat NES Classic Edition Supply Shortage, Addresses Backward Compatibility Concerns

It’s only logical to worry about the Switch’s availability, if the NES Classic Edition’s meager supply bears hints about the forthcoming console’s potential to suffer from the same shortage. Nintendo of America’s boss, however, says not to worry.

Video Games January 14, 2017

Nintendo Switch Now Up For Preorder: Here's How And Where To Buy The Hybrid Console

The Nintendo Switch’s price and release date has been announced, hitting shelves March 3 for $299. Several retailers are currently taking preorders for the console. Here’s how to get yours.

Video Games January 13, 2017

'Ultra Street Fighter II' Coming To Nintendo Switch, But Will You Be Able To Play It Properly?

'Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers' has been announced an upcoming fighting game for the Nintendo Switch. However, will gamers be able to play the title properly on the hybrid console's controllers?

Video Games January 13, 2017

'Super Mario Odyssey': New 3D Mario Title Heading For Nintendo Switch

‘Super Mario Odyssey’ is the newest game to be released in the ‘Mario’ franchise and is set to be launched with the Nintendo Switch. Gaming enthusiasts will be looking forward to testing the newest Mario game on the block.

Video Games January 13, 2017

How To Sell Or Trade In Your Nintendo 3DS, Wii U: For The Extra Cash To Buy The Switch

Failed to save up for the Nintendo Switch? Don’t worry. Here are a few things Wii U and 3DS owners can do to net some sweet cash before the Switch finally lands.

Video Games January 13, 2017

'The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild' Launch Date Confirmed For Nintendo Switch

Nintendo has announced that ‘The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild’ will be released on March 3, 2017. This game will be launched along with the Nintendo Switch and is a much-awaited release.

Video Games January 13, 2017

Nintendo Switch Priced At $299, Global Launch Confirmed For March 3

Nintendo has confirmed the release date and price for it latest gaming console the Nintendo Switch. There is a lot of excitement regarding the Joy-Con controllers included in the package which will cost $299 in the U.S.

Video Games January 13, 2017

Nintendo Switch Sales Will Outperform Wii U, Game Developers Say

According to a recent State of the Industry survey, 50 percent of developers think that Nintendo’s forthcoming console, the Switch, will outperform its predecessor, the Wii, in sales figures. But do they think its feature is world-changing?

Video Games January 13, 2017

Nintendo Switch Event About To Kick Off: Price, Release Date, Games, And Everything Else To Expect

The Nintendo Switch-focused event is almost upon us, poised to finally reveal key metrics about the console, launch games, and more. Here’s what to expect from the event.

Video Games January 12, 2017

Nintendo Switch Preorders Will Launch Jan. 13 In New York, But In Limited Quantity: Uh-Oh, Supply Shortage?

The Nintendo New York store will launch preorders for the Nintendo Switch on Jan. 13, but in limited quantity. Does this signal a supply shortage for the upcoming hybrid console?

Video Games January 12, 2017

Nintendo Switch Leaks Continue: Launch Games Lineup, 'Pokémon Stars' Confirmation, 'The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild' Skin, And More

Rumors and leaks continue to pile up for the Nintendo Switch, including the supposed list of launch games for the hybrid console. The official details for the device will soon be known through the presentation on Jan. 12.

Video Games January 11, 2017

How To Hack Your Nintendo NES Classic: Here's A Quick Guide For Modders

Nintendo NES Classic owners have been raving about a new hack that allows them to add up to 90 games on the retro console. Here's the deal, modders.

Video Games January 9, 2017

Nintendo Switch Price Could Be Set At Around $250 In The US

The Nintendo Switch could cost $250 when it reaches stateside, a report from Japanese publication Nikkei suggests. The console’s official price tag will be revealed on Jan. 12.

Video Games January 9, 2017

Game Boy Coming Back To Life Thanks To Retro-bit's Super Retro Boy

Ever wished the Game Boy, Game Boy Color, and Game Boy Advance were bundled into a single console, completing a stellar trifecta of retro handheld gaming? For $80, that wish can become a reality, with Retro-bit’s Super Retro Boy.

Video Games January 7, 2017

NES Classic Edition Hack Adds 30 More Games To The Mix: 'Mega Man,' 'Metal Gear,' And More

A hacker was able to add 30 more games to the NES Classic Edition’s stock library, bringing the total to 60 games. The system, however, is still mired by availability issues at present.

Video Games January 6, 2017

Nintendo Switch Rumored Release Date And Price May Have Been Confirmed By UK Retailer

A UK retailer may have just revealed the Nintendo Switch’s exact release date and price tag. If true, then the forthcoming hybrid console hits shelves March 17, and retail for around $250.

Video Games January 6, 2017

Nintendo Switch vs. Xbox Project Scorpio: Which Upcoming Console Should You Buy?

With the eventual release of the Nintendo Switch in March and the imminent unveiling of Microsoft’s Project Scorpio, a firm console war could potentially ensue. Which console should you get?

Video Games January 4, 2017

'Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild' Art Released By Nintendo To Start The New Year: Guardian Enemy, Sunset Scenery Revealed

To start off the new year, Nintendo just published a nostalgic artwork for 'Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild,' with the art style deftly reminiscent of old school 'Zelda' manuals. The game comes out sometime in 2017.

Video Games January 3, 2017

Most Anticipated Nintendo 3DS Games Of 2017: 'Lady Layton,' 'Pikmin,' And More

The Nintendo 3DS is almost seven years old, but is still slated to receive a number of exciting and engaging titles this 2017. Take a look at the most anticipated titles for the system this year.

Video Games January 2, 2017

How The Nintendo DS Came To Be, Explained By The Man Who Helped Create The First Game Boy

Retro Gamer recently held an interview with Satoru Okada, a major contributor to the development of Nintendo’s Game Boy. In the interview, Okada cites the initially poor response for the massively successful DS, among other interesting tidbits.

Video Games January 2, 2017

Nintendo Switch Might Not Have Enough Power To Support Current-Gen Ports

Another feat of pessimism has hit Nintendo’s forthcoming hybrid console, again in relation to its processing capabilities, this time coming from a former Ubisoft employee. The Switch won’t be powerful enough to support current-generation ports, the employee has opined.

Video Games January 2, 2017

Nintendo Switch To Have Bluetooth And 5 GHz Wi-Fi Support But No 3G Or LTE, FCC Filing Reveals

The Nintendo Switch will have Bluetooth and Wi-Fi ac connectivity, but it won’t support 3G or LTE connections, a recently published FCC filing suggests. The system, which launches March 2017, will be put under a spotlight come Jan. 12, 2017.

Video Games December 31, 2016

Nintendo Switch Release Date May Have Already Been Revealed By MyNintendo

Nintendo may have already revealed the release date of the Nintendo Switch through its MyNintendo rewards program. The information was not outright posted, but a Redditor noticed a discrepancy that hinted at the hybrid console's launch date.

Video Games December 30, 2016

Can Nintendo Bring Back Its Glorious Past?

Nintendo is struggling to bring back its glory days but its future still remains uncertain

Feature | Tech December 30, 2016

'Pokémon Prism' Leaked By Pirates After Nintendo Shuts Down The Fan-Made Game

Pirates have leaked 'Pokémon Prism,' the fan-made project that was shut down by Nintendo. The game, which is a ROM hack for 'Pokémon Crystal,' allows players to explore the region of Naljo and encounter both familiar and new Pokémon.

Video Games December 30, 2016

'Super Mario Run' For Android Surfaces On Google Play, But You Can't Get It Yet

Nintendo's much-hyped 'Super Mario Run' mobile game has finally hit Google Play, but you can't get it just yet. The Android version is still not live, but you can now pre-register to get notified as soon as it launches.

Video Games December 29, 2016

'Mario Kart 64' Heading To The Wii U Virtual Console: Nintendo 64 Game Will Cost You $10

Nintendo has announced that 'Mario Kart 64,' originally released for the Nintendo 64, will head to the Wii U virtual console. Users can download the game for $10 beginning Dec. 29.

Video Games December 29, 2016

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