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Modojo Rewind: A Big Week For Nintendo Fans

By Kevin Tucker, Jan 12, 2018 5:20pm PST

The newest installment of the Modojo Rewind takes a look at some sly, surprising reveals for the Nintendo Switch and new mobile content.


Nintendo Still Doesn't Think VR Has Mainstream Appeal

By Kevin Tucker, Jan 12, 2018 3:20pm PST

The company apparently isn't too fond of 4K, either.


"I remember this: ..."

- CyCo_PL see all 7 comments

Detective Pikachu Is On The Case On Nintendo 3DS This March

By Brittany Vincent, Jan 12, 2018 7:45am PST

Investigate a missing persons case with the cutest detective around. 


"I wonder if this will be any good, and I hope if there is voice acting that they keep it with ..."

- one random winner see all 2 comments

Nintendo Direct Mini 1-11-18 Recap: Switch Gets Dark Souls and More

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 11, 2018 10:00am PST

Were you taken by surprise by a Nintendo Direct Mini on Thursday morning? No worries, because Shacknews is here to recap the whole thing.


"so much great stuff. especially if you missed out on the wii u and 3ds titles."

- EvilDolemite see all 6 comments

Prepare To Die On The Go, Dark Souls: Remastered Heads To Switch

By Charles Singletary, Jan 11, 2018 9:15am PST

The wave of high-profile third-party games coming to Switch continues with the debut of the beloved Souls series on the hybrid console. 


"Yeah, just saw. I've been in the trenches all day and missed a ton of stuff!"

- reelbk see all 6 comments

Nintendo Files $40 Million Lawsuit Against Mobile Developer Colopl

By Kevin Tucker, Jan 10, 2018 3:10pm PST

The gaming giant has claimed that the developer has infringed on a number of company patents.


"Nintendo of the 80/90's image/conduct was the caricature of japanese business sharks. One of the ..."

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Even As Switch Sales Skyrocket NIntendo Is Committed To The 3DS

By Blake Morse , Jan 10, 2018 2:00pm PST

Just because the Switch has been a success doesn't mean they're giving up on their iconic handheld.


Nintendo Celebrates The New Year With Nindie Sale

By Charles Singletary, Jan 09, 2018 2:20pm PST

Indie gaming has powered the Nintendo Switch into the upper echelon of software performance and here's your chance to grab a few you may have missed.


Modojo Rewind: Kicking Off The New Year

By Kevin Tucker, Jan 05, 2018 5:00pm PST

The latest edition of the Modojo Rewind examines Shack's game of the year 2017 choices as well as a few promising starts to 2018.


Rumor: Nintendo May Re-Release Zelda: Link Between Worlds For Switch

By Kevin Tucker, Jan 05, 2018 3:20pm PST

Nintendo has been contacting journalists for pull quotes regarding the 3DS title, prompting rumors of a Switch re-release.


"this - i never completed the Metroid Prime series. that would be amazing"

- johnhead see all 37 comments

Nintendo Switch Is The Fastest Selling Home Console In US History

By Charles Singletary, Jan 04, 2018 10:20am PST

The massive doubt that preceded the launch of the Nintendo Switch has been officially stomped into submission as it takes a comfortable seat atop console hardware mountain.


"Gonna echo these replies. Gotta learn to distinguish between the awful people/trolls and people ..."

- falidorn see all 173 comments

Defunct Miiverse Posts Archived by Team of Users

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 03, 2018 2:30pm PST

Miiverse may be dead, but its contents have now been preserved for posterity by a team of internet archivists.


Aonuma Wants To Retain Breath of the Wild's Freedom In Future Zelda Games

By Kevin Tucker, Jan 02, 2018 4:00pm PST

No need to fix what isn't broken.


"Yup, they used the height for the Z-axis, now they need to use depth. Some sort of swimming ..."

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Shacknews Game of the Year 2017: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

By David Craddock, Jan 01, 2018 7:15pm PST

In a year defined by Nintendo's willingness to reinvent itself, Breath of the Wild's developers stripped away convention to create a masterpiece that will stand the test of time.


"The BOTW team was much larger, so they had the luxury of being able to rethink everything. ..."

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Shacknews Best Developer and Publisher of the Year 2017: Nintendo

By Asif Khan, Jan 01, 2018 4:30pm PST

Nintendo had an amazing year in 2017. The launch of the Nintendo Switch definitely has ignited the Big N in a big way.


"Nah, 'released' means what it says, I think. I don't see a problem there."

- Conan see all 5 comments