Nintendo News


The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Pre-Review Impressions

By Jason Faulkner, Feb 24, 2017 6:00am PST

We've spent the week with The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild for Nintendo Switch. Find out our impressions in this hands-on preview.


"Not unless it's sitting on a rack with 500 copies at IKEA it seems"

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Nintendo's 'Nindies' Switch Showcase Highlights Indie Games

By David Craddock, Feb 23, 2017 4:41pm PST

The Direct livestream kicks off at 9:00 am PT on February 28.


Nintendo: Switch Digital Games Cannot be Shared Across Multiple Systems

By David Craddock, Feb 23, 2017 1:20pm PST

The feature may be added later, but Nintendo has no definitive answer right now.


"Yeah, I get to play the few scary games shes purchased... We do communicate so we don't buy the ..."

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Nintendo Switch Preview

By Jason Faulkner, Feb 23, 2017 6:00am PST

We preview the Nintendo Switch, Nintendo's soon-to-be-released console/handheld hybrid.


"What skankcore said. They even throw in a few strips of scotch tape to clean the screen with."

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Nintendo Switch will be available at GameStop for walk-ins on launch day

By Donovan Erskine, Feb 22, 2017 11:00am PST

No pre-order required!


"I'd say the Nes classic has more of a demand than the switch. The price alone means it would ..."

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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Gets Unboxed by Aonuma

By John Keefer, Feb 22, 2017 10:15am PST

If you couldn't get a Limited Edition of the game, live vicariously through the respected producer of the series.


Nintendo of America Co-Founder Alan Stone Dies

By John Keefer, Feb 21, 2017 4:20pm PST

He was instrumental in bringing many of Nintendo's coin operated games to the United States, including Donkey Kong.


"Wow that decade where he lead Sega's arcade division from '94-'04 created some of their best ..."

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Nintendo and Capcom Hold Joint Switch Press Conference

By Donovan Erskine, Feb 21, 2017 2:45pm PST

Two members of the industry’s most popular brands chat about Nintendo’s new hardware.


"I can't find any additional info on this press conference. Seems Shacknews is the only outlet ..."

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Nintendo Switch Development Kits Low Price Might Entice Indie Developers

By Jason Faulkner, Feb 20, 2017 12:25pm PST

Nintendo Switch dev kits are much more affordable than previous generations which is a boon to indie studios that wish to publish on the platform.


"unity C# is the easiest to learn. unreal c++ is harder to code, but you can get far with visual ..."

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Splatoon Splattershot Blaster Spits Real-Life 'Ink'

By Donovan Erskine, Feb 20, 2017 11:40am PST

Kids (and squids) can soon fire away with replica blasters from Nintendo's cute and squishy shooter.


"Those sound pretty amazing. I don’t think I'd ever use actual ink in them though lol"

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Nintendo Switch Digital Game Sizes Announced

By Jason Faulkner, Feb 20, 2017 10:30am PST

Nintendo of Japan has revealed digital download sizes for several Nintendo Switch games.


"Yup, part of the reasoning I have for my rule... at this time. I might also put games with ..."

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Super Mario Bros. Encyclopedia heading to North America and Europe this June

By David Craddock, Feb 20, 2017 9:50am PST

Welcome to warp zone! The book explores artwork for and the making of 17 Mario games.


Nintendo Switch Used to Capture UI and Unboxing was Stolen

By Jason Faulkner, Feb 20, 2017 9:40am PST

Nintendo Switch that was used to record footage was one of several that have been stolen from a U.S. distributor.


"Are you joking? How is this, from any perspective, a positive for Nintendo?"

- bouxdag see all 5 comments

Modojo Rewind: Splash! Pokemon; Nintendo, And Mobile Game Updates

By Josh Barnes , Feb 17, 2017 2:00pm PST

Your weekly roundup of mobile gaming news from your friends at Modojo.


A Nintendo Switch Unboxing Video is Already Up

By Jason Faulkner, Feb 17, 2017 6:00am PST

Hype is at an all-time high with this Nintendo Switch unboxing video. 


"I'm sure he's making some money on Youtube, although I haven't seen much in the way of ..."

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