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Arms 5.2 Update Hits the 'Big Time'

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 07, 2018 3:10pm PST

The latest update for Arms wants to pick up the pace a little bit. So it's giving everyone giant Arms. (Yes, the Arms get even bigger.)


"Nintendo seems like the kind of company that will have a hard time weaning themselves off of ..."

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March Nintendo Direct Will Focus On Mario Tennis Aces, New Switch & 3DS Games For 2018

By Charles Singletary, Mar 07, 2018 8:15am PST

A new Direct on March 8 will focus on new Nintendo Switch and 3DS games.


"Super Tennis SNES, Virtua Tennis Dreamcast, and an Xbox one I forget the name of. "

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Nintendo Now Lets You Use Gold Points Toward Digital Purchases

By Blake Morse , Mar 06, 2018 1:24pm PST

A gold coin earned is a penny saved. 


Mario is Still A Plumber, According to Nintendo

By Kevin Tucker, Mar 05, 2018 1:40pm PST

The iconic company mascot hasn't abandoned the plumbing game after all.


"To me he's still an Italian plumber from Brooklyn, who sounds just like Captain Lou, dammit, ..."

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Monster Hunter World Becomes Capcom's Best Seller Ever, Dev Wants It On Nintendo Switch

By Charles Singletary, Mar 05, 2018 7:59am PST

The crew responsible for bringing Skyrim to Switch don't believe bringing Monster Hunter World over is too big a monster to tackle.


"I'm building up this huge craving for MHW PC. They'd better get the port right or someones ..."

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The Nintendo Switch: One Year Later

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 03, 2018 7:00am PST

One year ago today, Nintendo released its latest console. Shacknews reflects on what a wild year it's been, while also looking ahead to what's next.


"Mine is collecting dust where my wii u used to collect dust. Maybe I'm getting old, but the ..."

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Modojo Rewind: Knowing Is Half The Battle

By Kevin Tucker, Mar 02, 2018 4:30pm PST

This week's Modojo Rewind examines some keen features of the iPhone X as well as some unfortunate drama concerning Nintendo and NIS America websites.


"FFXV Pocket is so cool but man playing the game again for 30 hours on a phone is tough sell. "

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Most Anticipated Nintendo 3DS Games of 2018

By Brittany Vincent, Mar 02, 2018 1:50pm PST

We discuss some of the most anticipated Nintendo 3DS games we're excited about playing in 2018.


"Hadn't heard of The Alliance Alive, aesthetically it looks a toooooooooooooooooon like Bravely ..."

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Subsurface Circular Review: Hi-Tek Detective

By Brittany Vincent, Mar 01, 2018 1:00pm PST

The future is text-based in the Switch port of Subsurface Circular. Is it a trek worth making? Our review.


Nintendo Removes User Review System Days After Going Live, Please Understand

By Kevin Tucker, Feb 28, 2018 1:40pm PST

Well that didn't take long.


"I thought they were doing that, like you had to have at least 2 hours in the game in order to ..."

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Kirby Star Allies Gameplay Makes Friends to Fight Whispy Woods & King Dedede

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 28, 2018 10:30am PST

Kirby is making all kinds of new friends in Kirby Star Allies, but he's also got a lot of enemies. Shacknews takes a look at a few of them in these exclusive clips.


Read Only Memories: Type M and 2064: Read Only Memories Bring Cyberpunk to Switch and Mobile

By Brittany Vincent, Feb 27, 2018 7:00pm PST

Take your Snatcher-influenced adventure game on the go with you. 


Players Can Now Review Switch Games On The Nintendo Website

By Kevin Tucker, Feb 26, 2018 3:20pm PST

For better or worse, players can now make their voices heard through Nintendo's own official website.


Nate From Nintendo Wins 2018 DICE Awards

By Asif Khan, Feb 22, 2018 10:00pm PST

Other games won awards at the 2018 DICE Awards, but Nate from Nintendo really was the big winner.


"5 years from now, someone is going to run into this article and think he somehow won 2,018 ..."

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Detective Pikachu Gets Ready to Crack the Case in This Brand New Trailer

By Asif Khan, Feb 22, 2018 5:55pm PST

The great Detective Pikachu hype train is about to leave the station.