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Nintendo Celebrates Super Mario Odyssey Release With 8-Bit Mario iOS Sticker Pack

By Kevin Tucker, Oct 27, 2017 3:00pm PDT

Two bucks buys plenty of old-school charm for users to share with their friends.


Super Mario Odyssey Complete Strategy Guide

By David Craddock, Oct 27, 2017 12:00pm PDT

Get tips, locations of power moons, and more in our complete strategy guide for Super Mario Odyssey.


Super Mario Odyssey Tops 2017 Games Sales On Amazon Before Launch

By Charles Singletary, Oct 26, 2017 12:35pm PDT

Nintendo has the top 3 spots for individual games locked up with first-party exclusives for now.


"Nintendo doesn't recognize Shacknews as a legit site or what!? HOW DARE THEY!"

- ThatsBriskBaby see all 2 comments

Tom Nook's Pocket Camp Leaf Tickets are a Threat to Humanity

By Asif Khan, Oct 25, 2017 11:30am PDT

Animal Crossing is finally coming to our favorite smart devices next month, but these dank memes show why everyone should proceed with caution into Pocket Camp. Tom Nook has a history of taking gamers' virtual currency. Now he' coming for your real money.


"I don't think the second ending was there the first time I read it, wow."

- one random winner see all 13 comments

Animal Crossing Pocket Camp Available Now in Australia

By Charles Singletary, Oct 25, 2017 9:15am PDT

It's not clear if this is an error or not, but AU iTunes accounts have access to the new Nintendo mobile title.


"I just tried it on Android and it works! Interestingly, the version number on the title screen ..."

- JohnnyDanger see all 2 comments

Watch Nintendo's Animal Crossing Mobile Direct Here

By David Craddock, Oct 24, 2017 4:30pm PDT

Find out what Tom Nook and his furry friends have in store for your mobile-sized town when Nintendo's Animal Crossing-focused Direct kicks off later tonight.


"it's up on the au play store now https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.nintendo.zaca"

- shavenewok see all 17 comments

How To Use Multiple MicroSD Cards With The Nintendo Switch

By Kevin Tucker, Oct 24, 2017 1:00pm PDT

Players can avoid the need for costly high-capacity storage by swapping out a few of the microSD cards they already own.


Nintendo Switch Update 4.0.0 Adds GameCube Controller Support

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 24, 2017 11:20am PDT

Nintendo has quietly added GameCube controller support to the Nintendo Switch with the console's latest update, fueling a new round of speculation.


"Agreed, also the analog triggers have not been properly implemented on a Nintendo system since."

- one random winner see all 8 comments

Nintendo's New Game Review Policy Fails to Prevent Mario Odyssey Leaks

By Asif Khan, Oct 23, 2017 2:15pm PDT

Now they're failing with power!


How To Transfer User, Save, And Game Data Between Nintendo Switch Systems

By Kevin Tucker, Oct 23, 2017 9:30am PDT

The latest Switch update allows for the swapping of games and saves from one Switch to another. Here's how it works.


"Still can't safely backup then even if you have two Switches."

- ThereCanBeOnlyOneCat see all 7 comments

Shackcast Episode 009: We're Mad at Nintender and VR is Not Dead

By Asif Khan, Oct 21, 2017 9:45am PDT

The conversation gets a bit heated when Asif explains why Shacknews still doesn't have a review copy of Mario Odyssey. Please understand.


"Im in Japan so it was slightly more expensive than the states. It did arrive in 4 days though!"

- Nighteyes see all 16 comments

Modojo Rewind: So Long, And Thanks For All The Fish

By Kevin Tucker, Oct 20, 2017 5:00pm PDT

Your weekly roundup of the biggest stories in mobile and portable gaming, courtesy of Modojo.


"Hell yeah. I'd love to see Modojo's content on Shacknews. Some mobile and tech news but with a ..."

- Rice-Rocketeer see all 17 comments

Nintendo Power Glove Finds New Life as HTC Vive Controller

By Asif Khan, Oct 20, 2017 3:00pm PDT

Now you're playing with power! In VR!


Nintendo-ing the Holidays: Hands-on with the Switch and 3DS Holiday Lineup

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 19, 2017 1:00pm PDT

Shacknews recently had a chance to pick up a handful of games set to hit Nintendo platforms over the next couple of months, including Xenoblade Chronicles 2, Fire Emblem Warriors, Mario Party: The Top 100, and Rocket League.


"They've got one hell of a holiday lineup, mainly because of Mario"

- dukeofgnar see all 5 comments

Nintendo Switch System Update 4.0.0 Adds Data Transfer and Video Capture

By Asif Khan, Oct 18, 2017 6:05pm PDT

Now we're sharing with power!


"I'd guess the Switch communicates with Nintendo through SSL protected APIs, at least the store "

- ErneX see all 17 comments