Nintendo News


Splatoon trailer debuts single-player campaign

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 05, 2014 2:37pm PST

Today's Nintendo Direct concluded with a first look at the single-player campaign for the upcoming paintball-fest Splatoon.


Duck Hunt Smash Bros trailer heralds Duck Hunt Virtual Console release

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 05, 2014 2:28pm PST

Duck Hunt is not only joining the Wii U version of Super Smash Bros., but his classic game is about to see a re-release on the Wii U Virtual Console.


Mario Kart 8's first DLC coming November 13 with Amiibo support

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 05, 2014 2:18pm PST

Mario Kart 8's first DLC pack now has a release date, along with Amiibo support.


The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask 3D coming to 3DS in Spring 2015

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 05, 2014 2:03pm PST

Today's Nintendo Direct kicked off with the announcement of the long-awaited Majora's Mask remake, coming to 3DS in Spring 2015.


"Excellent. I hope they make the shooting galleries easier. Those were hard enough on a regular ..."

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Watch today's full Wii U/3DS holiday Nintendo Direct here

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 05, 2014 1:55pm PST

Nintendo is about to unveil their upcoming holiday slate for Wii U and 3DS. Watch along with us, won't you?


Sega 3D Classics bring After Burner II, OutRun, and more to Nintendo 3DS in early 2015

By Daniel Perez, Nov 04, 2014 11:40am PST

Are you a fan of Sega's classic arcade games? Do you own a Nintendo 3DS? Then you should keep an eye on the Nintendo eShop in early 2015.


Super Smash Bros. glitch bans players for over 100 years

By Daniel Perez, Nov 03, 2014 8:30am PST

We're all for banning bad players, but banning them for over 100 years is a bit extreme.


Super Smash Bros. for Wii U will bring pre-loading feature to console

By Daniel Perez, Oct 30, 2014 8:40am PDT

Pre-loading is finally coming to Nintendo platforms as Super Smash Bros.for Wii U will launch with this feature.


Nintendo rebounds with 2nd quarter $131 million gain

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 29, 2014 12:05pm PDT

Nintendo looks to be on an upward trend again, with Wii U sales starting to pick up and a strong first-party software lineup carrying the company forward.


"Street Fighter a Nintendo exclusive? much gnashing of teeth would occur!"

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Mario Kart 8 DLC video revs up Excitebike Arena

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 28, 2014 9:25am PDT

Nintendo is digging deep into its past for Mario Kart 8's first DLC pack, going so far as to add in a new track called Excitebike Arena.


"I still think there will be. In the promo picture for this dlc, there's a screen for this track ..."

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Super Smash Bros. for Wii U preview: elbow room

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 24, 2014 3:00pm PDT

Nintendo has a lot in store for Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, so Shacknews got a brief taste of what's to come.


"Also, can I be the one to bring up that not only does this game look gorgeous, but it's running ..."

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Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Amiibo trailer keeps things simple

By Daniel Perez, Oct 24, 2014 8:40am PDT

Don't know how to buy and interact with an Amiibo? Nintendo has got you covered in its extremely simple video highlighting the Amiibo-owning experience from start to finish.


Super Smash Bros. for Wii U: The Nintendo Direct recap

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 23, 2014 3:35pm PDT

Did you miss today's Nintendo Direct for Super Smash Bros. for Wii U? Shacknews hits the bulletpoints of what you missed.


"with a big middle finger to the fans. 50+ awesome things, and one middle finger. wtf nintendo?"

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Watch: Super Smash Bros Wii U Nintendo Direct Stream

By Steven Wong, Oct 23, 2014 2:00pm PDT

Check out today's Nintendo Direct, which promises to reveal new details about Super Smash Bros for Wii U.


"That's a pretty extreme way to put it. It's less featured than the WiiU version, but it ..."

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Nintendo 3DS StreetPass Weekend coming on Halloween

By Steve Watts, Oct 23, 2014 10:00am PDT

Nintendo has declared the upcoming Halloween weekend another "National StreetPass" occasion. You can head to a Nintendo Zone to gather street passes from across the country.