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Switch reception by market a surprise to Nintendo president

By John Keefer, Oct 28, 2016 8:59am PDT

Company also is hoping Super Mario Run spreads as quickly as Pokemon Go.


Pokemon Sun and Moon starters final evolutions revealed; Red and Blue trainers confirmed

By Daniel Perez, Oct 27, 2016 6:35am PDT

The final evolutions for the starter Pokemon in Sun and Moon have been revealed, and we've also learned players will battle it out with Legendary Trainers Red and Blue.


Nintendo Switch price and date coming in January

By Steve Watts, Oct 26, 2016 8:00pm PDT

You'll be toasting 2017 before you know how much to save for the Nintendo Switch.


"I thought that was momentary stuff on a plane or around a table with friends, not a permanent ..."

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Miyamoto's Project Giant Robot is still on Nintendo's game lists

By John Keefer, Oct 26, 2016 10:11am PDT

It's TBD and the name is still a working title, but it's there.


"That was not the Giant Robot I was expecting. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lnczokOnWjg"

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Nintendo CEO expects Switch to ship two million units by the end of March 2017

By Daniel Perez, Oct 26, 2016 9:25am PDT

With just two million units expected to ship out, Nintendo is being understandably more cautious with the release of Switch.


"They're saying shipped, so I don't see why not. I could see 2 million of these on shelves and ..."

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Nintendo cuts revenue and operating profit guidance, increases year end dividend

By Asif Khan, Oct 26, 2016 3:30am PDT

Pokemon Go may not have been the powerup investors expected.


"The news came out when the stock was not trading in Japan or the US. It traded in Europe on the ..."

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Monster Hunter-focused Nintendo Direct will air this week

By Daniel Perez, Oct 24, 2016 7:47am PDT

Expect to hear more about the future of the Monster Hunter series, but do not go and expect to hear anything Nintendo Switch related.


Shack Ten: Nintendo Switch Wish List

By Shack Staff, Oct 21, 2016 2:15pm PDT

The Shack Ten is back, this time with our favored features for Nintendo's upcoming console/portable hybrid.


How Pokemon Sun and Moon hopes to be the most accessible Pokemon to date

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 21, 2016 2:00pm PDT

After 20 years, it's easy to dismiss another main Pokemon title as just more of the same. But Pokemon Sun and Moon are making a couple of changes that are worth paying attention to.


Why the NES Classic Edition may be best suited to small spaces

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 21, 2016 12:00pm PDT

The NES Classic Edition looks to deliver every promise of 8-bit retro goodness in a small package. But there may be something prospective buyers should know first. Shacknews goes hands-on.


"I'm planning on keeping mine on my desk and hooking it to a second monitor. Having the little ..."

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9 Burning Questions We Have About the Nintendo Switch

By Cassidee Moser, Oct 21, 2016 9:00am PDT

Now that we know what it is, there's still a lot we have to find out. 


"Don't let Dr. Mario touch your testicles, HE'S NOT A REAL DOCTOR."

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New details on Switch may be few and far between for next few months

By John Keefer, Oct 21, 2016 8:45am PDT

Apparently Nintendo wants to let us think about the reveal for awhile.


"I guess this is the compromise between keeping investors happy and not giving away so much to ..."

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Were Unannounced Games Leaked In The Nintendo Switch Trailer?

By Andrew Zucosky, Oct 21, 2016 6:00am PDT

Andrew took his magnifying glass to today's Nintendo Switch Reveal Trailer and found some clues about new titles from the Big N.


"I dunno... they have the double items in that Mario Kart footage. MK8 did not have double ..."

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'Nintendo Switch' is the new name for Nintendo's NX

By Steve Watts, Oct 20, 2016 7:00am PDT

Nintendo took the wraps off its NX today, with a first trailer and a new name.


"How dare you tell me what I can feel! I reject your reality and substitute my own. ;)"

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MARIO PARTY STAR RUSH: Interview with Lindsey Newman

By Andrew Zucosky, Oct 19, 2016 3:45pm PDT

Shacknews recently spoke with Lindsey Newman, from Nintendo, about the new Mario Party title coming to 3DS.