Nintendo News


Super Mario Run Available Now For iOS in the Apple App Store

By Jason Faulkner, Dec 15, 2016 10:00am PST

Do the Mario, now!


"This is pretty pricey for an app, and the "FREE" version is super limited. I really don't see ..."

- darthfusion see all 6 comments

What's in the Free Version of Super Mario Run?

By Cassidee Moser, Dec 15, 2016 9:05am PST

Super Mario Run is free...kind of. We break down what's in the free version and what your $10 will get you. 


Having trouble getting an NES Classic Edition? Try making your own

By John Keefer, Dec 15, 2016 8:23am PST

It can be done for about $60.


"Any time someone mentions the NES Classic, a ton of people start searching for Retropie info"

- aasyranth see all 13 comments

Super Mario Run Walkthrough and Guide - All Collectibles, Special Coins, and Unlocks

By Shack Staff, Dec 15, 2016 8:15am PST

Find out everything you need to know to collect all the Pink Coins, unlock all the characters, and get the most out of your Super Mario Run experience.


Super Mario Run highlights absurdity of mobile price deflation (Opinion)

By Steve Watts, Dec 15, 2016 6:30am PST

Apparently $10 is considered a lot of money for a brand new Mario game now.


"This. I read the article. I get what they are getting at. But at it's core, it's a ..."

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How Super Mario Run fulfills Satoru Iwata's vision for mobile development

By David Craddock, Dec 14, 2016 6:00pm PST

Nintendo was cautious in making games for smartphones, but that approach has paid dividends in 2016. 


"Yeah! I played the first level or so so far and it's fun! I'm going to play the free stuff for a ..."

- Galadriel07 see all 18 comments

Some My Nintendo Members Will Get to Try Out the Switch Before Launch

By Jason Faulkner, Dec 14, 2016 7:30am PST

Check your inbox to see if you're a lucky winner!


"Friday and Saturday require invites and tickets, Sundays are open to the public."

- Serpico74 see all 4 comments

Nintendo Switch Presentation Time and Date Announced

By Asif Khan, Dec 13, 2016 1:40am PST

We will finally get all of the details about Nintendo's next system on January 12, 2017.


"And now I'm imaging it like a Daily Show skit: "Now we turn to Shacknews' Senior Ugly ..."

- RaptorII see all 53 comments

Game Trader: Should You Buy Nintendo's Stock?

By Asif Khan, Dec 12, 2016 3:15pm PST

Today we debut Game Trader, a new show designed to educate viewers about investing in the games industry.


"I repeatedly say to not put all of your money into any one stock during the video... :("

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Miyamoto May Devote More Time to Pikmin and Star Fox

By Jason Faulkner, Dec 12, 2016 1:00pm PST

Please give Star Fox some TLC.


"lol yes I would agree with that. Star Fox is a relic of its time, a Space Harrier clone. "

- UnatcoTelephone see all 7 comments

Super Nintendo World is Coming to Universal Studios Japan

By Jason Faulkner, Dec 12, 2016 7:30am PST

Move over Disneyland; there's a new 'happiest place on Earth.'


"Tops out at 3 on the Wii U version unfortunately. Not sure about 3DS."

- one random winner see all 13 comments

Shigeru Miyamoto's t-shirt from The Tonight Show may hold a clue to the next Mario game

By David Craddock, Dec 09, 2016 12:42pm PST

The Mario creator is a living, breathing ARG.


"Clearly the next game will be based on the works of Akira Kurosawa. Mario, your princess is in ..."

- AxeMan808 see all 9 comments

30 Awesome Super Mario Run Screenshots For Your Weekend

By Brittany Vincent, Dec 09, 2016 6:24am PST

Plus, our Super Mario Run impressions!


Watch Jimmy Fallon play Super Mario Run and the Nintendo Switch

By Steve Watts, Dec 07, 2016 9:30pm PST

It was a very Nintendo-flavored Tonight Show, as Reggie Fils-Aime treated Jimmy Fallon to some exclusives.


"Word from people who have had their hands on the dock is that its a simple breakout box with a ..."

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Nintendo Switch Rumored to Have GameCube Virtual Console Support

By Jason Faulkner, Dec 07, 2016 6:30am PST

GameCube games on the go might be a possibility with the Nintendo Switch.


"Input lag is going to make or break tournament Melee on this thing. Two frames of lag and forget ..."

- Serpico74 see all 45 comments