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Nintendo Says It Won’t Make NES Or SNES Classic Editions Anymore

The NES Classic and SNES Classic won’t outlast the holiday season. Nintendo has confirmed that both mini consoles are going away forever after this season’s festivities.

Video Games December 15, 2018

Nintendo Officially Shuts Down Creators Program: Why Was It So Controversial?

Well, that didn’t take too long. Nintendo has officially announced that it would be closing the curtains on its ultra-controversial creators program, causing content creators all around the world to cheer.

Video Games November 29, 2018

Rumor: ‘Legend Of Zelda: Skyward Sword’ Getting A Nintendo Switch Port

‘Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword’ might be coming over to the Nintendo Switch. The question is, will Nintendo choose to incorporate the original Wii title’s motion controls?

Video Games November 25, 2018

Nintendo Switch Might Finally Be Getting YouTube

Apparently, YouTube is coming to Nintendo Switch on Nov. 8. The app has languished in terms of video streaming services since its release, but that gap might finally be closing little by little.

Video Games November 5, 2018

Nintendo's 'Dragalia Lost' Earns $16 Million In First 2 Weeks: Better Than 'Animal Crossing' And Chasing 'Super Mario Run'

Nintendo's new mobile RPG, 'Dragalia Lost,' raked in $16 million in its first two weeks. The game is not as successful as 'Super Mario Run' and 'Fire Emblem Heroes,' but one characteristic makes its earnings much more impressive.

Video Games October 12, 2018

New Nintendo Switch On The Way Next Year, Possibly With An Upgraded Screen

A new Nintendo Switch will launch next year, according to The Wall Street Journal. Nintendo is still figuring out what to change in the hybrid console, but one of the possibilities is to update its lower-end LCD screen.

Video Games October 5, 2018

The Nintendo Switch Would Not Have Happened Without The Wii U

The Nintendo Switch is a massive success, bringing Nintendo back to its glory days. However, according to Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aimé, the hybrid console would not have happened if not for its predecessor, the Nintendo Wii U.

Video Games October 4, 2018

New Nintendo RPG 'Dragalia Lost' Arrives To iOS And Android As Free Download

Nintendo has launched 'Dragalia Lost,' a new mobile free-to-play RPG with turn-based combat, anime characters, and dragons. The game also has a gacha element to it, allowing players to recruit more heroes by spending in-game currency.

Video Games September 28, 2018

Nintendo Shuts Down Real-Life 'Mario Kart' In Japan

Nintendo won its lawsuit against the Japanese company that brought 'Mario Kart' to life in the streets of Tokyo. Fans of the racing franchise may have something else to look forward to, though, namely an attraction in Super Nintendo World.

Video Games September 28, 2018

Nintendo Switch Online Hack Arrives Less Than A Day After Launch: Play Your Own ROMs On NES Emulator

Nintendo Switch Online was already hacked within a day since its Sept. 18 launch. Hackers figured out that they can add and play their own ROMs on the service's NES emulator.

Video Games September 21, 2018

Nintendo Switch 'Fortnite' Bundle Coming Soon For $300: Is It A Good Deal?

The Nintendo Switch 'Fortnite' bundle, which will be released on Oct. 5, will carry a price tag of $299.99. What does the bundle contain, and is it a good deal?

Video Games September 19, 2018

Nintendo Direct September 2018: New Nintendo Switch Games, Nintendo Switch Online, And Wireless NES Controllers

The latest Nintendo Direct revealed several new Nintendo Switch games, including 'Animal Crossing,' 'New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe' and several 'Final Fantasy' games. The video also revealed new wireless NES controllers for the classic games in Nintendo Switch Online.

Video Games September 14, 2018

Nintendo Switch Online Release Date Set For Sept. 18: Gamers Get 1-Week Free Trial

The Nintendo Switch Online launch is finally happening, after a delay of one and a half years. The service will roll out on Sept. 18, and will offer a one-week trial to Nintendo Switch gamers.

Video Games September 13, 2018

Nintendo Switch Online Cloud Save Will Not Work With All Games: Here's The Strange Explanation

Some Nintendo Switch games, such as the upcoming 'Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu!' and 'Let's Go, Eevee!,' will not support Nintendo Switch Online cloud saves. Nintendo's explanation for the restriction, which specifically cited 'Splatoon 2,' was baffling.

Video Games September 11, 2018

Nintendo Labo Vehicle Kit To Roll Out Next Month For $70: Here's What We Know About It

Nintendo users can start purchasing the Nintendo Labo Vehicle Kit starting Sept. 14. Priced at $69.99, the Vehicle Kit is the third installment of Nintendo’s self-assembly cardboard game controller.

Video Games August 24, 2018

Nintendo Switch Outsold PlayStation 4 In July With The Help Of 'Octopath Traveler'

The Nintendo Switch found itself on top of hardware sales charts for July with the help of 'Octopath Traveler.' The Square Enix RPG was the best-selling game for the month, interestingly followed by 2013's 'Grand Theft Auto V.'

Video Games August 23, 2018

Nintendo Switch Sales Will Surpass 20 Million Units Target For Fiscal Year, Analyst Says

An Osaka-based analyst believes that there will be 25 million Nintendo Switch units sold in Nintendo's current fiscal year, exceeding the target of 20 million units. Given the massive popularity of the hybrid console, it will not be a surprise.

Video Games August 20, 2018

What Are The Chances That 'Overwatch' And 'StarCraft II' Will Launch On Nintendo Switch?

'Diablo III' will launch on the Nintendo Switch as the first Blizzard game for a Nintendo console in 15 years. Does this open up the possibility for 'Overwatch' and 'StarCraft II' ports?

Video Games August 18, 2018

New Super Mario Bros. U Port Reportedly Coming To Nintendo Switch, But Should It?

Multiple sources suggest that the Switch is getting another Wii U port: 'New Super Mario Bros. U.' The game is going to come with brand-new content, apparently.

Video Games August 17, 2018

'Diablo III' On Nintendo Switch Is Really Happening, To Be Released This Year

An accidentally published article confirmed that 'Diablo III' for the Nintendo Switch will launch before the year ends. The port will include all the paid expansions of 'Diablo III' and will support four-player local-multiplayer and online multiplayer.

Video Games August 16, 2018

Luigi's Death In 'Super Smash Bros. Ultimate' Trailer Linked To Single-Player Spirits Mode

Nintendo stunned the world with the death of Luigi in a trailer for 'Super Smash Bros. Ultimate' for the Nintendo Switch. However, his demise may be one of the hints for a single-player mode named Spirits.

Video Games August 15, 2018

'Super Mario Bros. 3' On Nintendo Switch: Enough To Make You Sign Up For Nintendo Switch Online?

Nintendo uploaded an image of 'Super Mario Bros. 3' running on the Nintendo Switch. The video game company is trying to hype up the arrival of Nintendo Switch Online, which will launch around the end of September.

Video Games August 14, 2018

Hidden Virtual Reality Mode On Nintendo Switch Revealed, But Don’t Get Excited Yet

Ever since the Nintendo Switch was released, fans have been asking Nintendo about whether it’ll support virtual reality in the future. As it turns out, it just might.

Video Games August 11, 2018

Ubisoft To Launch 'Child Of Light' And 'Valiant Hearts' On Nintendo Switch This Year, But Not 'Steep'

Ubisoft confirmed that RPG platformer 'Child of Light' and plot-driven 'Valiant Hearts: The Great War' will launch on the Nintendo Switch this year. Open-world extreme snow sports game 'Steep,' however, is no longer happening for the hybrid console.

Video Games August 10, 2018

Nintendo Announces ‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’ Limited Edition Bundle, Comes With A GameCube Controller

Nintendo has revealed a 'Super Smash Bros. Ultimate' Limited Edition bundle that will come with a GameCube controller and an adapter for the Switch. Pricing details have yet to be revealed, but the bundle itself comes out Dec. 7.

Video Games August 9, 2018

Nintendo Switch Online Subscription Will Not Be Required For Free-To-Play Games Like 'Fortnite'

Eagle-eyed gamers spotted a missing disclaimer on free-to-play Nintendo Switch games, including the massively popular 'Fortnite,' on the Nintendo eShop. This likely means that the titles will not need a Nintendo Switch Online subscription, once the service launches next month.

Video Games August 8, 2018

How To Properly Pronounce NES, According To Nintendo Itself

Nintendo is officially ending the whole NES pronunciation debate. The correct way to pronounce NES, according to the company, is ‘Ness,’ just like the character from ‘Earthbound.’

Video Games August 5, 2018

NES Classic Edition Outsold PlayStation 4 And Xbox One In June: Report

The NES Classic Edition was the best-selling console in June, topping all the major home consoles in the market. 'Mario Tennis Aces' was the best-selling game in the same period.

Video Games August 2, 2018

Nintendo Has Sold Nearly 20 Million Switch Units: What It Needs To Do For The Next 20 Million

The Nintendo Switch has sold nearly 20 million units worldwide. However, Nintendo needs to think about the console’s future beyond ‘Pokémon’ and ‘Smash Bros. Ultimate.’

Video Games July 31, 2018

New Nintendo Labo Kit Announced: Check Out These Car, Plane, And Submarine Toy-Cons

Nintendo just showcased a bunch of new Toy-Cons that’ll be part of the forthcoming Vehicle Kit for Nintendo Labo. At $70, players get a car, an airplane, and a submarine, plus a promising new game to try them all on.

Video Games July 27, 2018

Nintendo Escalates Fight Against Piracy, Files Lawsuit Against 2 Major ROM Websites

Nintendo filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against LoveROMs and LoveRETRO, which are major online sources for ROMs of games for classic Nintendo consoles such as the NES and SNES. The legal action follows Nintendo's attempt to curb Nintendo Switch piracy.

Video Games July 23, 2018

Nintendo Labo Creators Contest Winners Include 'The Legend Of Zelda' Piano, Alarm Clock, And Solar-Powered Accordion

Nintendo recognized several amazing projects in the Nintendo Labo Creators Contest, which divided the entries into three categories. Among the Nintendo Labo creations that were highlighted, arguably the most impressive one was a solar-powered accordion.

Video Games July 16, 2018

This Nintendo Switch Accessory Fixes One Of The Console’s Biggest Problems

The Nintendo Switch frustratingly doesn’t support wireless headphones, a feature Nintendo should’ve added as standard. A Kickstarter campaign aims to solve that problem once and for all.

Video Games July 15, 2018

Octopath Traveler Review Roundup: Square Enix Brings Its Magic To The Nintendo Switch

'Octopath Traveler,' a new Square Enix RPG for the Nintendo Switch, is finally here. Reviews on the game have been mostly positive, making it a must-buy for fans of the genre.

Video Games July 13, 2018

Hidden NES Emulator Discovered In 'Animal Crossing' For Nintendo GameCube

Security researcher James Chambers discovered that the in-game NES in 'Animal Crossing' for the Nintendo GameCube looked at the console's memory card whenever it is accessed. Apparently, the digital console is a full-fledged NES emulator.

Video Games July 13, 2018

New Nintendo Switch Units Come With Hardware Patches To Make Them More Hack-Proof

Nintendo is reportedly shipping new Switch unit with upgraded protections. The patched systems are allegedly more resistant to hacking attempts, such as the infamous Fusée Gelée exploit.

Video Games July 12, 2018

Nintendo Switch Hack Enables Nintendo 64, GameCube, And Game Boy Advance Emulation

A hacker has proven that the Nintendo Switch is capable of running Nintendo 64, GameCube, and Game Boy Advance emulators. Will this eventually lead to Nintendo Switch piracy?

Video Games July 8, 2018

SNK 40th Anniversary Collection To Launch On Nintendo Switch In November: What Retro Games Are Included?

The 'SNK 40th Anniversary Collection' will launch as a Nintendo Switch exclusive in November. A new trailer also revealed some of the games that will be included in the collection, with more titles to be announced soon.

Video Games July 5, 2018

Nintendo Confident It’ll Ship 20 Million Switch Units This Fiscal Year

Nintendo’s plan to ship 20 million Switch units during the current fiscal year is being upheld. The company is even confident it can secure components for a steady production.

Video Games July 4, 2018

Super Mario Run Is A Cash Cow For Nintendo, But Most Of The Profits Came From iOS Downloads

Reports confirmed that the iOS version of 'Super Mario Run' earned more than the Android version. Analysts point out a similar trend for all other games published by the company.

Business Tech July 4, 2018

Pokémon GO Community Day July: You May Find A Squirtle Rocking Sunglasses

Niantic Labs confirmed that its upcoming Community Day for 'Pokemon Go' will feature a Squirtle with sunglasses. The July event welcomes a new creature other than a Pikachu, which is a first for the mobile game.

Video Games July 4, 2018

The NES Classic Edition Is Back: How To Finally Get Your Hands On One

An announcement from Nintendo confirmed the return of the NES Classic Edition. Consumers are advised to check with their local retailer or online to grab one before it runs out.

Video Games June 29, 2018

Nintendo Switch Cardboard Edition Unveiled, But It Won't Be Easy To Get

Nintendo unveiled a version of the Nintendo Switch that is designed to look like it is made out of cardboard. The special edition of the hybrid console, however, will not be an easy one to get.

Video Games June 27, 2018

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Now Compatible With Nintendo Labo

People who own the DIY Nintendo Labo Variety Kit can now play 'Mario Kart 8 Deluxe.' Nintendo announced a new update that makes the game compatible with the Toy-Con Motorbike.

Video Games June 27, 2018

Nintendo Is Now Banning Hackers: The Switch Piracy War Has Officially Begun

Nintendo uses a new, comprehensive matching system to check whether a Switch user is playing legitimate or pirated games. If the titles are pirated, the user will get banned from using online features.

Video Games June 26, 2018

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