Topic: Nintendo

Super Mario Run Downloads Near 150 Million Mark, But 'Fire Emblem' Generates More Revenue Despite Fewer Downloads

'Super Mario Run' has been downloaded 150 million times, according to Nintendo. 'Fire Emblem Heroes,' on the other hand, saw much fewer downloads, but somehow, it proved more profitable than the endless runner.

Video Games

Nintendo Announces The New 2DS XL: Smaller Package With The 'Same Power' As The New 3DS XL

Nintendo has announced a 2DS sequel, named the New 2DS XL. Shipping July 28 for $149.99, it features the same screen size and specs of the New 3DS XL, but without the 3D.

Video Games

Yes, Nintendo Switch VR Is Already Here - Sort Of [Video]

A YouTuber was able to test virtual reality on the Switch, showing that VR experiences on Nintendo’s new hybrid machine is possible. But is VR ideal for the console?

Video Games April 27, 2017

NES Classic Edition To Go Back On Sale At Best Buy On April 24

Best Buy will sell units of the NES Classic Edition on Monday, April 24, but stocks will be limited. Take note, as this is probably the last chance you can get it from a legit retail store.

Video Games April 24, 2017

'Super Bomberman R' For Nintendo Switch Patch Brings New Features, Improves Frame Rate

Konami released a new patch for 'Super Bomberman R' that has transformed the game into a must-own multiplayer title for Nintendo Switch owners. This was made possible by Nintendo's new stance on game updates.

Video Games April 24, 2017

Target Stores Turn Shopping Carts Into Mario Kart

Target is ready to give shoppers the ultimate Super Mario Kart experience. Here’s what you need to know about Target and Nintendo’s biggest promotional tie-up for 2017.

Video Games April 22, 2017

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Review Roundup: What Gamers Are Saying About The Improved Wii U Classic

Nintendo’s classic party game featuring the best Nintendo characters is back with 'Mario Kart 8 Deluxe.' Find out if it raced its way to the gamers' hearts with our 'Mario Kart 8 Deluxe' review roundup.

Video Games April 21, 2017

The FTC Warns Against Nintendo Switch Emulators: Here's How To Avoid Getting Scammed

The FTC has released an official warning against downloading software claiming to be legitimate Nintendo Switch emulators. Here’s what you need to know to avoid getting scammed.

Video Games April 20, 2017

Nintendo SNES Mini Coming This Year To Make Up For Discontinued NES Classic?

Nintendo officially discontinued the NES Classic, but it's reportedly preparing another treat for fans. The company apparently has an SNES Mini in the works, planning to launch it later this year.

Video Games April 20, 2017

Resale Price Of Discontinued NES Classic Edition On The Rise: See What You Did, Nintendo?

Resale prices of the NES Classic Edition skyrocketed after Nintendo announced that it is discontinuing the retro console. The average ending price for eBay auctions on the device is $325, which is over five times its retail price of $60.

Video Games April 17, 2017

20 Unreal Engine Games Are Under Development For Nintendo Switch

The Nintendo Switch is not resting on its laurels. Around 20 games using Unreal Engine 4 are currently under development for the console.

Video Games April 17, 2017

Nintendo Switch Mini In The Works? Smaller Hybrid Console May Be Released Next Year

Citigroup analysts believe that Nintendo will release a smaller version of the Nintendo Switch, the Nintendo Switch Mini, as soon as next year. Will the device follow the footsteps of the Nintendo 3DS?

Video Games April 17, 2017

Nintendo Switch Sales On Fire: 2.4 Million Units Sold Worldwide In First Month

Analysis by research firm SuperData estimated that 2.4 million units of the Nintendo Switch were sold in March. Is the hybrid console on its way to toppling the Wii as Nintendo's best-selling console of all time?

Video Games April 15, 2017

Nintendo NES Classic Edition Discontinued, Last Shipment In April: Where To Buy One

Nintendo has announced that the NES Classic Edition is about to be discontinued, and the last shipment is coming this April. On that note, here's where to buy the elusive retro console.

Video Games April 15, 2017

Hackers Vow to Crack The Nintendo Switch, Despite $20,000 Bug Bounty

Nintendo recently expanded its bug bounty program, offering up to $20,000 to those who would report Nintendo Switch exploits and vulnerabilities. Hackers, however, are confident that they will still be able to break open the hybrid console.

Video Games April 14, 2017

You Can Finally Buy A Standalone Nintendo Switch Dock Starting May 19, But Should You?

Nintendo has announced that standalone Switch docks will officially go up for sale on May 19. Still, there are a few reasons why many might possibly balk at purchasing one.

Video Games April 14, 2017

Capcom’s ‘Monster Hunter Stories’ Is Heading West This Fall To Nintendo 3DS

Capcom is bringing its popular monster-slaying franchise to the United States this fall with ‘Monster Hunter Stories.’ This is a spinoff RPG that was released in Japan in 2016 on Nintendo 3DS.

Video Games April 14, 2017

Nintendo Switch Becomes The Fastest-Selling Console In Nintendo’s History: Outsold PlayStation 4, Xbox One In March

The Nintendo Switch has become the fastest-selling console in the history of Nintendo consoles, as per sales figures released by NPD. Could the Switch signal a comeback for Nintendo after the failed Wii U?

Video Games April 13, 2017

NES Classic Edition Discontinued, Last Shipments This Month: Are You Serious, Nintendo?

Nintendo has decided to discontinue the highly demanded NES Classic Edition, with the last shipments to North America to arrive this month. What is the reason behind this mind-boggling move?

Video Games April 13, 2017

Nintendo Direct: Nintendo Announces New Games For 3DS, Proving It’s Not Dead Yet

Fear not, gamers: the Nintendo 3DS isn’t dead just yet, even with the Switch steadily becoming popular. Nintendo just revealed a number of new and upcoming titles for the handheld.

Video Games April 13, 2017

New Nintendo Switch Accessories Coming Soon: Battery Grips, Neon Yellow Joy-Cons, And Standalone Dock

Nintendo has revealed new accessories for the Nintendo Switch through one of its Nintendo Direct live streams. These new add-ons are the battery grips, neon yellow Joy-Cons, and a standalone dock for the hybrid console.

Video Games April 13, 2017

Upcoming Nintendo Switch Games Release Dates Revealed: 'Arms,' 'Splatoon 2,' And Many Others

Some of the upcoming Nintendo Switch games' release dates have been announced via Nintendo Direct, and the lineup includes 'Arms,' 'Splatoon 2,' 'Minecraft,' and more.

Video Games April 13, 2017

Nintendo Will Give You $20,000 If You Can Hack The Switch

Instead of waiting for the hacks to occur themselves, Nintendo is actively looking for those who can report possible vulnerabilities, exploits, and bugs for its Switch console. It’s paying a good amount for anyone who can too.

Video Games April 13, 2017

Nintendo Unveils New 'Zelda' Amiibo, Reveals Release Dates For Cloud, Corrin, And Bayonetta Amiibo Via Nintendo Direct 2017

Nintendo has announced the new 'Zelda' amiibo and the release dates for the Cloud, Corrin, and Bayonetta amiibo during Nintendo Direct 2017.

Video Games April 12, 2017

Samsung Galaxy S8 Flawlessly Emulates GameCube Titles: Where's The Nintendo Switch Virtual Console?

Nintendo is taking its time in releasing the Virtual Console for the Nintendo Switch. While owners of the console wait, a demonstration revealed that the Dolphin emulator works flawlessly on the Samsung Galaxy S8 for playing GameCube titles.

Video Games April 11, 2017

It Took Only A Week To Port ‘Snake Pass’ To The Nintendo Switch: Why This Matters

Nintendo might be telling the truth with its claim that its newest hybrid console, the Switch, is easy to develop games for. 'Snake Pass,' for instance, took just a week to run on the system.

Video Games April 10, 2017

Nintendo NES Classic Edition And Nintendo Switch Limited Availability Are Frustrating Gamers: How And Where Can You Buy One

Where to buy the Nintendo Switch and NES Classic Edition? Here's a buying guide to help you purchase the consoles despite their limited availability.

Video Games April 8, 2017

How Much Does The Nintendo Switch Cost To Make? It's $257

The answer to how much the Nintendo Switch costs to make has been revealed, and it's $257. That's pretty close to the console's $299.99 MSRP.

Video Games April 7, 2017

Meet SwitchCharge: Nintendo Switch Case That Enhances Battery Life Of The Console

Nintendo Switch could soon get additional battery support thanks to a charging case dubbed SwitchCharge. This case would provide an additional 12,000 mAh battery support to the portable gaming console.

Gadgets April 7, 2017

Breath Of The Wild Producer Hints At More Open-World 'Zelda' Games: Players Show Possibilities In Sandbox Setting

'Breath of the Wild' is the first 'Zelda' game to have an open-world setting, and it won't be the last. That's according to a hint from the series' producer Eiji Aonuma.

Video Games April 5, 2017

Upcoming Nintendo 3DS Games To Be Hyped For: 'Fire Emblem Echoes,' 'The Snack World,' And More

There are still upcoming 3DS games to be excited for, in spite of the Switch, Nintendo’s promising new hybrid console. Here are the titles to keep an eye out for.

Video Games April 4, 2017

The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Guide: How To Farm Dragon Horns

How to farm Dragon Horns in 'Breath of the Wild' to earn tons of rupees? All you need is a bow, a fire weapon, a bundle of wood, and the dragon Farosh.

Video Games April 4, 2017

Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Can Run In 4K, But You're Gonna Need A PC - And CEMU Emulator

'The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild' has been seen running in 4K at 30 fps on a PC, and it's all thanks to the Wii U emulator CEMU.

Video Games April 4, 2017

The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Guide: 5 Must-Have Items And How To Get Them

In 'The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild,' the adventure in Hyrule can sometimes get a bit difficult, but with these five must-have items, it will be a whole deal easier.

Video Games April 3, 2017

Hearthstone On Nintendo Switch? Blizzard Says It Is Possible

Players of the popular online card battle ‘Hearthstone’ may one day play the game on the Nintendo Switch. No official plans yet, but the game designers think it’s a possibility.

Video Games April 3, 2017

Nintendo Switch Owner Reports Console Warping After About 40 Hours In Dock Mode

A Nintendo Switch owner is reporting that the console is starting to get warped after 40 to 50 hours of playing 'The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild' in dock mode.

Video Games April 2, 2017

Nintendo Sells 500,000 Switch Units In Japan Faster Than PlayStation 4

The Nintendo Switch keeps on rolling in its homeland as it hit the 500K mark in Japan in just four weeks. Rival PlayStation 4 took seven weeks to sell the same number.

Video Games April 1, 2017

Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Guide: How To Get The Hylian Shield With Or Without Amiibo

Everybody probably knows that the Hylian Shield is in 'The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild,' but for those who don't have it yet, here's how to get it with or without amiibo.

Video Games April 1, 2017

Scammers Taking Advantage Of Nintendo Switch Supply Shortage: Don't Be Fooled, Gamers!

The massive demand for the Nintendo Switch has caused a supply shortage that a GameStop executive believes will last for the rest of the year. Scammers have started taking advantage of the situation, so gamers should be careful with their purchases.

Video Games March 31, 2017

Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Patch Note Is Just 1 Line Long: Gamers Report Improved Frame Rate

The hit open-world RPG ‘The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild’ has released its latest update. But no one knows what the changes are as Nintendo just wrote a vague, one-line patch note.

Video Games March 31, 2017

Nintendo Switch Data Cannot Be Saved If The Console Bricks

Gamers using Nintendo Switch run the risk of losing all their data if the console bricks. The Nintendo Switch reportedly does not provide the option for external game data backup.

Video Games March 31, 2017

Nintendo 64 Transformed Into Nintendo Switch Dock: Another Solution For Screen Scratching Issues

One of the reported issues for the Nintendo Switch is scratched screens from being inserted into its dock. A redditor revealed a solution in the form of a Nintendo 64 transformed into a dock for the hybrid console.

Video Games March 29, 2017

Nintendo Switch Update 2.1.0 Now Available: No Virtual Console Support Just Yet, Though

Nintendo Switch update 2.1.0 has started rolling out, but before anyone gets their hopes up, the patch is pretty minor. That means there's no big features included, such as Virtual Console support.

Video Games March 29, 2017

Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Player Paraglides Across Hyrule For 20 Minutes In One Go

One of the latest challenges in 'The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild' is how far you can travel across Hyrule by paragliding, and the jaw-dropping record is now set at about 4.7 miles.

Video Games March 28, 2017

Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Creators' Favorite Shrines, Characters, And More Revealed [Video]

'The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild' developers have revealed all their favorite characters, locations, shrines, and food in the game, sharing some interesting tidbits to boot.

Video Games March 27, 2017

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