Nintendo News


Captain Toad tracking treasure in December

By Steve Watts, Oct 07, 2014 6:50am PDT

Nestled in the bottom of today's Smash Bros announcement, Nintendo also gave word on another of its holiday season releases, Captain Toad's Treasure Tracker.


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Smash Bros for Wii U coming November 21 alongside Amiibo

By Steve Watts, Oct 07, 2014 6:35am PDT

Nintendo has outlined its rollout plans for Smash Bros on Wii U, along with the Amiibo and GameCube controller options.


"Just in time for me to play it all of my Thanksgiving and Christmas vacations. Uh...which ..."

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Take Super Smash Bros. 3DS to a new level with this GameCube controller mod

By Daniel Perez, Oct 06, 2014 7:30am PDT

A mod for the Nintendo 3DS allows for the use of a GameCube controller. This will most likely be something Super Smash Bros. players will be very interested in.


Super Smash Bros. for 3DS: the Shacknews post-mortem

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 03, 2014 1:30pm PDT

Now that Super Smash Bros. for 3DS is out in stores today, Andrew and I discuss the game as a whole, including its controls, new game modes, online play, and who we're busting heads with.


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Super Smash Bros for 3DS Easy Beginner Characters

By Shack Staff, Oct 02, 2014 11:00pm PDT

If you’re planning on getting Super Smash Bros. on the 3DS today, check out these easy-to-use characters.


Super Smash Bros for 3DS Smash Run Tips

By Shack Staff, Oct 02, 2014 10:30pm PDT

Tips and tricks to help you out in Smash Run. 


PSA: Conquest mode goes into Super Smash Bros. for 3DS tonight

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 02, 2014 10:00pm PDT

The 1.0.2 patch for Super Smash Bros. is available now and sets the stage for the online Conquest mode, set to begin late Friday night.


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Super Smash Bros for 3DS General Tips

By Shack Staff, Oct 02, 2014 10:00pm PDT

A few Smash Bros. tips that will help you braw (or melee) with the best of them.


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Super Smash Bros for 3DS Character and Stage Unlock Guide

By Shack Staff, Oct 02, 2014 9:00pm PDT

Tips for beating all the stages in Super Smash Bros. on 3DS, and unlocking all the playable characters. 


Pokemon Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire's Mega Rayquaza flies into battle

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 02, 2014 10:30am PDT

Mega Rayquaza has the winds at its side in the newest trailer for Pokemon Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire.


Nintendo 3DS themes releasing in Japan this October

By Daniel Perez, Sep 30, 2014 10:10am PDT

Do you like themes? Do you live in Japan? Then you should look out for the release of themes for the 3DS Home screen this October.


Nintendo Wii U update finally delivers highly-requested folder feature

By Daniel Perez, Sep 30, 2014 7:40am PDT

Finally! Wii U owners can better manage their software thanks to today's 5.2.0 U update.


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Pokemon Trading Card Game chooses iPad tomorrow

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 29, 2014 3:25pm PDT

The Pokemon Trading Card Game will do battle on iPad tomorrow, with users able to carry over their current PC accounts over seamlessly.


"Its out in Canada already as its the test market, just like Blizzard did with Hearthstone"

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Super Smash Bros. for 3DS glitch super-sizes opponents in Multi-Man modes

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 29, 2014 10:55am PDT

There's a unique glitch that you can check out in Super Smash Bros. for 3DS right now and it's one that leaves your opponents even more giant than before.


Hyrule Warriors 'Master Quest Pack' adds Epona on October 16

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 26, 2014 2:25pm PDT

Nintendo has offered a date for Hyrule Warriors' first DLC pack and has revealed that it will add Epona to the game for horseback action.


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