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Pokémon Sleep Is A Game Where You Play By Sleeping

After walking, The Pokémon Company wants to take on sleeping next. Pokémon Sleep, due out in 2020, will reward players based on their sleeping habits.

Video Games May 29, 2019

First ‘Mario Kart Tour’ Details, Screenshots, Microtransaction Mechanics Just Leaked

Has Nintendo become a bit greedy? Maybe, as the beta version of 'Mario Kart Tour' shows. The game retains the core elements of the series but Nintendo and DeNA inject it with microtransactions and lotteries.

Video Games May 23, 2019

If You Subscribe To Nintendo Switch Online, You’ll Get 2 Games For Just $100

Nintendo has announced two new discount bundles. One will let you buy two games for just $100, and the other will grant you a copy of 'Super Mario Maker 2' plus a year’s worth of Switch Online access for $70.

Video Games May 16, 2019

Nintendo Switch ‘Boost Mode’ Overclocks CPU, Makes Games Load Faster — But There’s A Catch

Nintendo Switch’s new Boost Mode speeds up loading times on some games. Emphasis on 'some games' because developers must first update their software to support the new overclocking feature.

Video Games April 29, 2019

The Nintendo 3DS Is On Its Dying Breath, It Seems

During its latest briefing, Nintendo didn't mention the future of its 3DS business, and there haven't been any announcement of new games. This could be the sign that the handheld console is nearing its end.

Video Games April 28, 2019

Nintendo 'Mario Kart Tour' For Android Now Accepting Beta Applications

'Mario Kart Tour' is now open for beta testing to interested participants in the United States and Japan. Applications are open until May 7 and the actual testing will wrap up on June 4.

Video Games April 26, 2019

Nintendo: No New Switch Model Announcement At E3

It looks like Nintendo’s E3 will be about games entirely. Nintendo’s president has confirmed that there’ll be no announcements whatsoever of a new Switch model at the presentation.

Video Games April 26, 2019

Super Mario Maker 2 Will Be Out On Nintendo Switch This June 28

Nintendo will release 'Super Mario Maker 2' for the Switch on June 28. Other things, such as whether it’ll get a co-op mode, remain unclear at this point.

Video Games April 25, 2019

Cheaper Nintendo Switch ‘Mini’ Might Be Revealed At E3

Nintendo might surprise-reveal a Nintendo Switch Mini at its E3 presentation this June. There’s a modest upgrade apparently in the works, too, but no Pro model, says Bloomberg.

Video Games April 25, 2019

Nintendo's Legendary Game Boy Turns 30 Years Old

Congratulations are in order for Nintendo as Game Boy celebrates its 30th birthday. For that, here is a look back at Game Boy's remarkable milestone that spans three decades.

Video Games April 23, 2019

Nintendo Switch Pro Model Reportedly Delayed, But Cheaper And Smaller Version Will Arrive This Fall

Nikkei reports that a next-generation Nintendo Switch model is further off than initially rumored. A smaller version that’s cheaper than the current console will reportedly arrive this fall, though.

Video Games April 18, 2019

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Adds Joker From ‘Persona 5’ Via DLC, Stage Builder, And Video Editor

Version 3.0 of ‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’ adds a new Stage Builder and video editor. If you can afford the optional DLC, you also get Joker from 'Persona 5.'

Video Games April 17, 2019

Nintendo Switch Update 8.0.0 Out Now: Zoom, Save Transfers, New Icons, Everything Else

Firmware version 8.0.0 is now out for all Nintendo Switch owners, adding a way to transfer save data, new profile icons, and more. Read the full patch notes here.

Video Games April 16, 2019

'Zelda: Breath Of The Wild,' 'Super Mario Odyssey' To Be Playable In VR With Nintendo's Labo

'The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild' and 'Super Mario Odyssey' are going to be playable in virtual reality. Nintendo is set to launch free VR updates that make the Switch games compatible with its Labo VR kit.

Video Games April 5, 2019

Nintendo Switch Online Gets 3 New Games For April: Check Them Out

Heads up, Nintendo Switch Online subscribers: three NES titles are coming your way. All subscribers will be able to download the games beginning April 10.

Video Games April 3, 2019

Nintendo Website For 2019 E3 Now Up And Running

Nintendo launched a new website in preparation for the upcoming Electronic Entertainment Expo. The website was put up specifically to communicate Nintendo's plans, new game announcements, and tournament news related to E3 2019 in June.

Video Games April 1, 2019

Nintendo Could Be Working On 2 Switch Variants

Sources revealed that Nintendo is working on two switch variants: a higher-end model and a budget one. The upcoming Switch variants are reportedly slated for official unveiling at E3 2019 in Los Angeles in June.

Video Games March 27, 2019

Taking Cues From ‘Nintendo Direct,’ Sony Will Debut First ‘State Of Play’ Presentation On March 25

Sony is cloning Nintendo Direct as State of Play. The first debuts on March 25, which will include new games, trailers, and updates on upcoming titles.

Video Games March 23, 2019

Cuphead And Xbox Live Coming To Nintendo Switch, Plus A Ton Of New Indies

Yup, 'Cuphead' is coming to Nintendo Switch, which means it won’t be a Microsoft exclusive anymore. Enjoy the critically acclaimed hand-drawn title on April 18.

Video Games March 21, 2019

Want A Nintendo Gaming Smartphone? Reports Say Your Wish Might Just Come True

Rumors about a possible Nintendo gaming smartphone is making the rounds on the internet. The Japanese video game maker is reportedly considering entering the gaming handset market to compete with Razer and Xiaomi.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 19, 2019

Nintendo Celebrates MAR10 Day With Deals On Mario Games And A Switch Bundle

It's March 10, and in Nintendo's parlance, it's MAR10 Day or Mario Day. This time around, the company is celebrating the event with deals on Mario games and a Switch bundle.

Video Games March 10, 2019

Nintendo Brings VR Gaming To The Switch With New Labo Kit

The Nintendo Labo VR Kit launches this April for $80. The main full kit will include VR goggles and all peripherals, but Nintendo will also release a starter kit for those who just want to try it out.

Video Games March 7, 2019

Pokémon Sword And Shield Guide: Preorder Bonuses And Where To Preorder Them

The two new mainline Pokémon games 'Pokémon Sword' and 'Pokémon Shield' are finally here. While there's no release date yet, they're already up for preorder across major retailers.

Video Games March 1, 2019

Pokémon Sword And Shield Announced For Nintendo Switch: Meet The Starters

'Pokémon Sword' and 'Pokémon Shield,' out later this year, are the first mainline 'Pokémon' entries for the Nintendo Switch. The games will take place in a new region called Galar, and features three new starters: Grookey, Scorbunny, and Sobble.

Video Games February 28, 2019

Someone's Trying To Run Android On The Nintendo Switch

The Nintendo Switch could soon be used as an Android tablet. That's thanks to one developer who's trying to run the operating system on the hybrid console.

Gadgets February 22, 2019

New ‘Pokémon GO’ Item Called Team Medallion Will Let You Change Teams, But Here’s The Catch

A new item called the Team Medallion will become available starting Feb. 26 in 'Pokémon GO.' For $1,000 PokéCoins, it allows players to switch teams, but only once per year.

Video Games February 22, 2019

Nintendo Of America President Reggie Fils-Aimé Announces Retirement: Here’s How The Video Game Community Reacted

Reggie Films-Aimé will be replaced by current sales and marketing head Doug Bowser in April. Films-Aime came to Nintendo in 2003 and garnered celebrity status shortly thereafter for his fun and wacky persona.

Video Games February 22, 2019

Nintendo Reportedly Has 12 Unannounced Switch Games For This Year

If Emily Rogers is correct, Nintendo is releasing 'Metroid Prime Trilogy' for the Switch this year. Plus 11 other games, one of which is apparently a secret project by Retro Studios.

Video Games February 11, 2019

Top 10 Best-Selling Nintendo Switch Games Revealed, 5 Of Which Have Sold Over 10M Copies

The numbers are in, and the rankings are out. Notably, 'Super Smash Bros. Ultimate' is among the top 10 best-selling Nintendo Switch games, despite launching just a few weeks ago in December.

Video Games February 3, 2019

Dr. Mario World Coming To Smartphones This Summer

'Dr. Mario World' is coming to iOS and Android this summer. Not much is known at the moment, other than it will be free-to-play but offer in-app purchases.

Video Games February 1, 2019

Rumor: Cheaper, Smaller Nintendo Switch Is Launching This 2019

According to a new report, Nintendo is going to release a new Switch model that's smaller and focused on portability. It's expected to be more affordable too, but it's going to lose some features to keep the price down.

Video Games January 31, 2019

Metroid Prime 4 Restarting Development, Nintendo Confirms Retro Is Now Working On Title, Apologizes To Fans

'Metroid Prime 4' isn’t progressing as smoothly as fans hoped. Retro Studios is now in charge of the title, with development essentially starting from scratch.

Video Games January 26, 2019

The Nintendo Switch Was The Best-Selling Console Of 2018

NPD’s latest report is in. The Nintendo Switch was the best-selling console of 2018 in the United States, and ‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’ was among the best selling-games of the year.

Video Games January 23, 2019

Datamined Nintendo Switch Online Code Reveals 22 SNES Games In The Pipeline

Nintendo Switch Online could be getting SNES games in the foreseeable future. That's according to a dataminer who found code strings that refer to at least 22 SNES titles.

Video Games January 13, 2019

New Nintendo Switch, 3DS Games Coming This March: 'Yoshi's Crafted World,' 'Kirby's Extra Epic Yarn'

Nintendo has announced the release dates of 'Yoshi's Crafted World' and 'Kirby's Extra Epic Yarn' for the Switch and 3DS. The new games are coming this March.

Video Games January 8, 2019

Nintendo Switch And 3DS Games Are Now Available On The Humble Bundle Store

The Humble Bundle Store is now selling Nintendo Switch and 3DS games. Titles such as 'The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild' and 'Super Smash Bros. Ultimate' are up for grabs.

Video Games January 8, 2019

Nintendo To Stop Creating New Home Consoles In The Future, Says President

Nintendo could move away from developing standalone home consoles in the future, according to its new president. It also plans to make more smartphone games.

Video Games January 7, 2019

Rumor: New Nintendo Switch Model Will Only Support Handheld Mode

The Nintendo Switch will see a revamped model that can only support handheld mode, according to an analyst. Another analyst says there’ll be a Pro version of the console as well.

Video Games January 3, 2019

Second ‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’ Character DLC Possibly Leaked

A character from the 'Dragon Quest' series could arrive on 'Super Smash Bros. Ultimate' via a future DLC. If rumors are true, get ready for Erdrick, Smash fans.

Video Games December 17, 2018

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

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