Nintendo News


Nintendo of America Co-Founder Alan Stone Dies

By John Keefer, Feb 21, 2017 4:20pm PST

He was instrumental in bringing many of Nintendo's coin operated games to the United States, including Donkey Kong.


"Wow that decade where he lead Sega's arcade division from '94-'04 created some of their best ..."

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Nintendo and Capcom Hold Joint Switch Press Conference

By Donovan Erskine, Feb 21, 2017 2:45pm PST

Two members of the industry’s most popular brands chat about Nintendo’s new hardware.


"I can't find any additional info on this press conference. Seems Shacknews is the only outlet ..."

- daggot see all 8 comments

Nintendo Switch Development Kits Low Price Might Entice Indie Developers

By Jason Faulkner, Feb 20, 2017 12:25pm PST

Nintendo Switch dev kits are much more affordable than previous generations which is a boon to indie studios that wish to publish on the platform.


"unity C# is the easiest to learn. unreal c++ is harder to code, but you can get far with visual ..."

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Splatoon Splattershot Blaster Spits Real-Life 'Ink'

By Donovan Erskine, Feb 20, 2017 11:40am PST

Kids (and squids) can soon fire away with replica blasters from Nintendo's cute and squishy shooter.


"Those sound pretty amazing. I don’t think I'd ever use actual ink in them though lol"

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Nintendo Switch Digital Game Sizes Announced

By Jason Faulkner, Feb 20, 2017 10:30am PST

Nintendo of Japan has revealed digital download sizes for several Nintendo Switch games.


"Yup, part of the reasoning I have for my rule... at this time. I might also put games with ..."

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Super Mario Bros. Encyclopedia heading to North America and Europe this June

By David Craddock, Feb 20, 2017 9:50am PST

Welcome to warp zone! The book explores artwork for and the making of 17 Mario games.


Nintendo Switch Used to Capture UI and Unboxing was Stolen

By Jason Faulkner, Feb 20, 2017 9:40am PST

Nintendo Switch that was used to record footage was one of several that have been stolen from a U.S. distributor.


"Are you joking? How is this, from any perspective, a positive for Nintendo?"

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Modojo Rewind: Splash! Pokemon; Nintendo, And Mobile Game Updates

By Josh Barnes , Feb 17, 2017 2:00pm PST

Your weekly roundup of mobile gaming news from your friends at Modojo.


A Nintendo Switch Unboxing Video is Already Up

By Jason Faulkner, Feb 17, 2017 6:00am PST

Hype is at an all-time high with this Nintendo Switch unboxing video. 


"I'm sure he's making some money on Youtube, although I haven't seen much in the way of ..."

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Nintendo Switch OS UI Revealed in Leaked Footage

By Jason Faulkner, Feb 16, 2017 2:30pm PST

A video containing footage of the Nintendo Switch UI has been discovered.


Zelda's Eiji Aonuma Has a 'Trick' to Help Open World Narratives

By John Keefer, Feb 15, 2017 4:55pm PST

Players can see this trick in action when The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild releases this coming March.


"Yea but are they going to tell us where to go? Biggest think I hate about the Zelda series is ..."

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Nintendo May Have Confirmed GameCube Coming to Switch Virtual Console

By Jason Faulkner, Feb 15, 2017 10:00am PST

In a round-about way, Nintendo might have just let the cat out of the bag about GameCube on the Nintendo Switch Virtual Console.


"That would seem counterproductive given the mobility of the Switch. But, not out of the ..."

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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild to Offer Post-Launch DLC

By Steve Watts, Feb 14, 2017 5:50am PST

An Expansion Pass is the only way to get exclusive in-game clothing, a new dungeon, and more.


"Hard mode is likely New game+ and an additional story mode is nothing to sneeze at in a Zelda game."

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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wilds Devs to Discuss 'Breaking Conventions'

By John Keefer, Feb 13, 2017 9:35am PST

The GDC panel will happen two days before the game launches on March 3 with the Nintendo Switch.


Rumor: Nintendo Switch Won't Support Premium Free-To-Play Currency at Launch

By Jason Faulkner, Feb 13, 2017 9:15am PST

The Nintendo Switch's online ecosystem is launching without support for freemium free-to-play currency according to internal documents.


"This doesn't bother me at all, but I much prefer the classic "Buy the game and maybe an ..."

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