Nintendo News


Nintendo Miiverse redesign coming this summer

By Daniel Perez, Jul 01, 2015 6:23am PDT

Nintendo has announced it's redesigning its Miiverse service to include a screenshot album, play journal, and more.


"That's enabled per game, something that has to be built into it, not defaulted by the system ..."

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Splatoon update coming next week to fix Splatfest and nerf weapons, abilities

By Daniel Perez, Jun 26, 2015 7:17am PDT

Nintendo will be releasing an update to Splatoon next week that will improve Splatfest as well as reduce the power of a weapons and some abilities.


E3 2015: Zelda: Triforce Heroes hands-on: wee three Links

By Steve Watts, Jun 25, 2015 1:30pm PDT

The Legend of Zelda series is getting another co-op adventure, this time with an emphasis on verticality that accents the 3DS capabilities. Plus, you can play dress-up.


E3 2015: Mario and Luigi Paper Jam rips onto shelves Spring 2016

By Josh Hawkins, Jun 16, 2015 9:42am PDT

Nintendo revealed Mario and Luigi Paper Jam during their E3 Digital Conference today.


E3 2015: Fire Emblem Fates coming 2016

By Josh Hawkins, Jun 16, 2015 9:25am PDT

During today's Nintendo Digital Event a new game in the popular Fire Emblem series was revealed.


"Still bitter about this stupid 2 games thing. I'd much rather it was all in a single package, ..."

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E3 2015: Hyrule Warriors Legends coming to 3DS

By Steve Watts, Jun 16, 2015 9:21am PDT

Nintendo has confirmed the leaked Hyrule Warriors for 3DS, redubbed Hyrule Warriors Legends. 


E3 2015: Nintendo announces The Legend of Zelda: Triforce Heroes

By Josh Hawkins, Jun 16, 2015 9:16am PDT

Nintendo announced a new title into the popular hand-held gaming series The Legend of Zelda.


E3 2015: Star Fox shown for Wii U

By Steve Watts, Jun 16, 2015 9:08am PDT

Nintendo started off its E3 press conference with Star Fox Zero for Wii U, showing off some familiar environments and enemies along with new vehicles like a helicopter. 


"They could have done something a lot closer to the original game that we all loved, but stayed ..."

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E3 2015: Watch the full Nintendo Digital Event here

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 16, 2015 8:00am PDT

Day 1 of E3 2015 is underway and the day kicks off with this year's presentation from Nintendo.


"I agree it looked fun, but they gave it a 30sec spotlight. I'm expecting it so be a cheap eshop ..."

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E3 2015: Blastball debuts at Nintendo World Championships

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 14, 2015 3:56pm PDT

Stage 2 of the Nintendo World Championships turned out to be a never-before-seen 3DS game called Blastball.


E3 2015: Earthbound Beginnings announced for Wii U; will release tonight

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 14, 2015 3:00pm PDT

Even Earthbound/Mother fans couldn't have seen this one coming, as more Earthbound is on its way to Wii U.


"Preface by saying I'm a Nintendo whore so I'm actually quite for this maneuver. Nintendo ..."

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E3 2015: Watch the Nintendo World Championships here!

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 14, 2015 1:00pm PDT

After weeks of preparation, Nintendo is hitting the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles for the first Nintendo World Championships in 25 years. Be sure to tune in here at 3PM PT/6PM ET and watch along with us.


"Mario Maker looks incredible. At first everybody was wondering if they would even do the games ..."

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E3 2015: Ryu from Street Fighter and Roy leaked for Super Smash Bros. Wii U, 3DS

By Daniel Perez, Jun 13, 2015 7:31am PDT

Some of Nintendo's big news surrounding Super Smash Bros. has been leaked as both Ryu and Roy will be entering the ring.


"There aren't a lot of gunner characters either. Inkling could also turn into a squid when ..."

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Opinion: E3's Future Being Led by Nintendo

By Steve Watts, Jun 12, 2015 11:30am PDT

E3 press conferences are expensive, demos are limited to thousands, and interviews can go terribly wrong. Nintendo's recent moves signal a sea change in how to handle E3 that other companies are bound to follow.


"As a game player, I love the treehouse stuff. Why should I settle for a second hand account of ..."

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E3 2015: Looking Back at Nintendo's 2014 Conference

By Steve Watts, Jun 11, 2015 12:00pm PDT

Shacknews is taking a look back at last year's press conferences to see what panned out, what didn't, and what it all means for our expectations this year. Today, we wrap it all up with a look back at Nintendo.