Topic: Nintendo

Nintendo: Mario 'Captures' Things In 'Super Mario Odyssey,' Not 'Possess' Them

Horrifically enough, Mario has been seen possessing things in 'Super Mario Odyssey,' including a Goomba, a T-Rex, and even a human being. However, Nintendo clarifies that he 'captures' them, not 'possess' them.

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Still Can't Find A Nintendo Switch? GameStop Will Restock Shelves Soon

GameStop has announced that it will restock Nintendo Switch units soon, but will employ a first-come-first-serve basis for walk-ins. Customers, however, can order their Switch online, but only through expensive bundles.

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Nintendo Switch Update 3.0.0: Pro Controller Wired Connection Support, 6 New 'Splatoon 2' User Icons, And More

Nintendo has now released the Switch 3.0.0 update, bringing the option to play with a wired Pro controller. It also brings six new user icons, two new display modes, and more.

Video Games June 20, 2017

After Two Decades, Atari Is Making A Comeback With A New Game Console

Before their fall, Atari was synonymous with video games. Now, more than two decades later, the company is making a comeback.

Video Games June 18, 2017

Your Nintendo Switch Still Won't Back Up Your Save Files Anytime Soon

Nintendo of America’s President, Reggie Fils-Aimé, has confirmed that Nintendo is working on a file management system for the Switch that makes sense for the company and consumers. Whether that would eventually lead to cloud saving options remains a question.

Video Games June 17, 2017

Why Is 'Metroid: Samus Returns' Coming To The Nintendo 3DS And Not The Nintendo Switch? Reggie Fils-Aime Explains

Why is 'Metroid: Samus Returns' not coming to the Nintendo Switch? Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime explains, while 'Metroid' producer Yoshio Sakamoto and developer MercurySteam's Jose Luis Márquez share more details about the title.

Video Games June 16, 2017

Super Mario Odyssey Co-op Mode Is Official: First Player Controls Mario, Second Player Gets Cappy

Nintendo just confirmed that 'Super Mario Odyssey' will feature a co-op mode, with player two taking control of Cappy, Mario’s sentient hat. The much-anticipated game launches this October for the Nintendo Switch.

Video Games June 15, 2017

E3 2017: Some Of The Best Trailers From Nintendo, Sony, And Microsoft You Shouldn't Miss

Nintendo, Sony, and Microsoft all had big news to share during E3 2017, and on top of that, they also had incredible trailers of upcoming games to show off.

Video Games June 14, 2017

Super Mario Odyssey Producer Answers Fans' Questions: Why Mario's First Love Pauline Came Back, amiibo Functionality, And More

Yoshiaki Koizumi, the producer of 'Super Mario Odyssey,' recently held an Ask Me Anything session on Reddit, sharing a few behind-the-scenes details about the upcoming Nintendo Switch game. Koizumi spoke about amiibo functionality, creating a sandbox playstyle, and more.

Video Games June 14, 2017

Samus Aran Blasts Into E3 2017: 'Metroid: Samus Returns' For Nintendo 3DS, 'Metroid Prime 4' For Nintendo Switch Unveiled

Nintendo unveiled 'Metroid: Samus Returns' for the Nintendo 3DS and 'Metroid Prime 4' for the Nintendo Switch at E3 2017. Players longing to once again see bounty hunter heroine Samus in action finally have their wishes granted.

Video Games June 13, 2017

Super Mario Odyssey At E3 2017: Here's What We Learned About The Upcoming Nintendo Switch Game

Nintendo showed off 'Super Mario Odyssey' at E3 2017, revealing more details about the new open-world adventure. The highly anticipated title will launch in October for the Nintendo Switch, right before the start of the holiday shopping season.

Video Games June 13, 2017

E3 2017: Mario, Pokémon, Zelda, And All The Announcements From Nintendo Direct

Going into E3 2017, Nintendo needed to keep up the momentum for the Switch after a successful launch back in March. The Nintendo Direct definitely delivered with news about Mario, Pokémon, Zelda, and more.

Video Games June 13, 2017

Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle Is The 'XCOM'-like Strategy Game For The Nintendo Switch

Ubisoft shocked fans when it finally unveiled 'Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle' during its E3 2017 conference because, well, it actually looks pretty good. Here’s the game’s trailer and a brief story on how the unusual crossover came to be.

Video Games June 12, 2017

E3 2017: What To Expect From Nintendo, Sony, And Microsoft

It's that time of year again, E3 is almost here. What do Sony, Nintendo, and Microsoft have in store for us this year?

Video Games June 9, 2017

Super Nintendo World Is Universal Studios Japan's Super Mario Theme Park With A 'Mario Kart' Ride

Super Nintendo World has officially begun construction in Osaka, with Universal Studios Japan confirming that a 'Mario Kart' ride will be part of the theme park. Super Nintendo World opens before the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Video Games June 8, 2017

Nintendo Switch Needs A Pokémon RPG: 'Pokkén Tournament DX' Won't Be Enough

Instead of the hotly anticipated, if rumored Switch title 'Pokémon Stars,' we’re getting a 'Pokken Tournament' port, instead. Will there ever be a mainline Pokémon entry on the Switch?

Video Games June 8, 2017

The Nintendo Switch Will Do Better Than The Nintendo Wii, Analyst Says: Time To Buy Nintendo Stock?

Jefferies analyst Atul Goyal wrote that the Nintendo Switch may lead to higher earnings for Nintendo compared to the Nintendo Wii. The company's bright future, backed by the success of the Nintendo Switch, has made it very attractive to investors.

Video Games June 7, 2017

Pokémon Ultra Sun And Ultra Moon Aren't Enough: Nintendo Owes Its Fans Better

Nintendo's Pokémon-themed Nintendo Direct turned out to be a disappointment and Nintendo owes its fans better. Here's what Nintendo needs to do to make things right.

Video Games June 7, 2017

Pokémon Direct: Nintendo Gets A Headstart On E3 With Three Pokémon Reveals

Nintendo decided to get a headstart on E3 with a Pokémon Direct just under a week before the trade show. While the 3DS got the usual Pokémon love, the Switch will also be getting its first taste of Pokémon.

Video Games June 6, 2017

Pokémon GO: Here's Everything We Know About The Upcoming Pokémon-Themed Nintendo Direct

Curious about the future of 'Pokémon Go?' Here's what we expect from tomorrow's Nintendo Direct event.

Video Games June 5, 2017

Nintendo Switch Classic Game Selection Is Not A Virtual Console Replacement

Nintendo has now confirmed that the Switch Online’s Classic Game Selection will not replace the Switch Virtual Console. Still, more questions remain unanswered, such as the availability of the retro gaming service, transferring purchases, and more.

Video Games June 3, 2017

Nintendo Switch Online: Price Set At $19.99 A Year, Full Version Release Date Pushed Back To 2018

Nintendo has officially confirmed how much its paid online service will cost and when it’ll launch. Still, there are a lot of elements that remain unclear, such as virtual console, voice chat setup, and more.

Video Games June 2, 2017

Capcom Publisher Sale Kicks Off With Discounts On 3DS, Wii U Games; Nintendo Bans Hacked 3DS Devices

Nintendo 3DS and Wii U owners are in for a treat, as Capcom's Publisher Sale is up and running. However, the same can't be said for those who hacked their 3DS devices, as Nintendo has swung the ban hammer.

Video Games June 2, 2017

Nintendo Switch Voice Chat Headset Needs A Lot Of Wires

The Switch, Nintendo’s powerful portable gaming machine, sports a voice chat system that seems ancient. Take a look at this official voice chat headset from Hori, which is totally bonkers.

Video Games June 1, 2017

Extreme Nintendo Switch Drop Test: Did It Really Survive After Falling 1,000 Feet?

YouTube channel performed an extreme drop test on the Nintendo Switch from 1,000 feet up in the sky. The hybrid console survived the fall, adding another advantage over other video game consoles.

Video Games May 31, 2017

If Nintendo's Switch Supply Comes Short, You Can Blame Apple

Apple could be directly affecting Nintendo’s supply chain, resulting in a slower pace for Switch production. This means that Switch shortages could continue throughout the year if Nintendo fails to iron out supply problems.

Video Games May 31, 2017

Nintendo May Increase Production Of The Switch, But Their Software Calendar Is Equally Important

As Nintendo ramps up production of the Switch, it's important to keep an eye on their software calendar. Will the Switch have enough games to maintain its current momentum? Here's our take.

Video Games May 30, 2017

Nintendo Switch 'Monster Hunter XX' Edition Is The Console For Big 'Monster Hunter' Fans, But You Can't Buy It

To complement the release of 'Monster Hunter XX' on the Switch, Nintendo and Capcom will release a special edition of the console, featuring special markings on the dock. However, either sides have yet to confirm a U.S. release.

Video Games May 30, 2017

Nintendo To Make More Switch Units So Everyone Can Get One This Holiday

Nintendo is reportedly aiming to produce 18 million Switch units between now and March next year. The uptick is to accommodate possible customer tantrums this coming holiday season.

Video Games May 28, 2017

7 Nintendo Switch Games We Want To See - And Play

The Nintendo Switch is already a stellar hybrid console, with "The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild" and "Mario Kart 8 Deluxe" as its most successful games right now. Here’s a list of games that could make it even better.

Video Games May 27, 2017

Monster Hunter Announced For The Switch, Nintendo's Stock Soars

The Switch has been a boon for Nintendo, selling as well in one month as the Wii U did in a year. The good news only continues, thanks to Capcom's 'Monster Hunter XX.'

Video Games May 26, 2017

Capcom Will Support The Nintendo Switch If You And Your Friends Buy 'Ultra Street Fighter II'

To assess its support for the Switch, Capcom is waiting to see if 'Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers' performs well on the console. Suppose it does, it’s not clear exactly how Capcom plans to support the Switch.

Video Games May 25, 2017

Road To E3 2017: Can Nintendo Keep The Switch's Momentum Up?

With E3 2017 right around the corner, it's time to take a look ahead at what's on the way. In Nintendo's case, will the Switch's momentum continue through the show?

Video Games May 24, 2017

Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle Confirmed To Be An Upcoming Nintendo Switch Game As Key Art Leaks

After an endless spate of rumors with no proof whatsoever, a 'Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle' artwork has now finally leaked weeks ahead of E3. The game was originally planned as a surprise during E3, launching this August or September.

Video Games May 23, 2017

Nintendo Wants Fans To Buy Empty 'Splatoon 2' Boxes

Nintendo has now put up an empty 'Splatoon 2' box up for preorder on its Japanese website. That’s right — no Switch, no game, just an empty box.

Video Games May 23, 2017

Destiny 2 On The Nintendo Switch? Don't Hold Your Breath

No, 'Destiny 2' isn’t coming to the Nintendo Switch, and that’s straight from project lead Mark Noseworthy himself. He said that the Switch is a great console, but making a version of 'Destiny 2' for it is unrealistic.

Video Games May 20, 2017

Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows Of Valentia Tips And Tricks In Playing The New Nintendo 3DS Title

'Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia' has now been released for the 3DS, one of the most anticipated games for the handheld. Here are some tips and tricks to get you started.

Video Games May 20, 2017

GameStop Unveils Two New Nintendo Switch Bundles: Grab Them While Stocks Last!

GameStop launched two new bundles for the Nintendo Switch after two other bundles for the hybrid console recently sold out. Gamers who have not yet purchased the Nintendo Switch should grab these new bundles while stocks last.

Video Games May 19, 2017

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Update Patches Out Inkling Girl's Animation Gesture Because It Was Offensive

Nintendo has now released a new patch for 'Mario Kart 8 Deluxe' that fixes, among others, Inkling Girl’s reportedly offensive animation. There are also a number of changes that will greatly improve online matches moving forward.

Video Games May 19, 2017

Arms Early Impressions: What Gamers Are Saying About The Nintendo Switch Title

Ahead of its release date, the fighting title 'Arms' has now reached reviewers’ hands, and now we can finally get hands-on impression of the game’s near-final version. The common sentiment seems to be that 'Arms' has what 'Wii Sports' lacked.

Video Games May 17, 2017

Legend Of Zelda Smartphone Game Coming Soon, Plus A Mobile Pokémon Card Game To Boot: Report

Nintendo could launch a 'Legend of Zelda' smartphone game after it rolls out the anticipated mobile version of 'Animal Crossing' in the second half of 2017. To make things even better, a Pokémon card game is also expected.

Video Games May 15, 2017

Nintendo May Unveil Up To 3 New 'Super Mario' Games At E3 2017

Nintendo may unveil as many as three new 'Super Mario' games at E3 2017. One of the games, 'Super Mario Odyssey,' will be at the heart of Nintendo's presence at the annual event.

Video Games May 14, 2017

Nintendo Reveals Plans For E3 2017: First Playable 'Super Mario Odyssey' Demo, 'Splatoon 2' And 'Arms' Tournaments, And More

Nintendo revealed its plans for the upcoming E3 2017 in June, with the company preparing to showcase upcoming Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS titles. Attendees will also be able to try out the first playable demo of 'Super Mario Odyssey.'

Video Games May 13, 2017

You Can Now Save Credit Card Details On Your Nintendo Switch

Nintendo updated its Switch eShop to include a basic feature, which was missing since release. Post the update, a user's credit card details can be saved on the eShop online store, allowing for easier purchases.

Video Games May 10, 2017

Is Nintendo Back In The Game? Nintendo Switch Success, Glowing New Nintendo 2DS XL Reviews Scream YES

Nintendo struggled for five years after the release of the Nintendo Wii U. However, the early success of the Nintendo Switch and the glowing reviews for the New Nintendo 2DS XL reveal that the company is back in the game.

Video Games May 8, 2017

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