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Report: The Legend of Zelda Coming to Smartphones in 2018

By Steve Watts, May 15, 2017 6:20am PDT

One of Nintendo's most venerated franchises could be on your phone next year.


"The animal crossing game had BETTER NOT SUCK. I will be so very sad if it sucks :-( "

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E3 2017: Nintendo Will Focus on Super Mario Odyssey at the Show

By David Craddock, May 11, 2017 1:30pm PDT

The company's Treehouse stream will return, in addition to Arms and Splatoon 2 tournaments.


"And that one is not going anywhere, its available on original/emulation/3ds/wii/wiiu, but zero ..."

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Fire Emblem Echoes: What's New, What's Different

By Steve Watts, May 10, 2017 1:30pm PDT

Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia is a very different kind of Fire Emblem game, thanks to its legacy as a spin-off during the Famicom era. Those changes plus new modernization features makes for a hybrid unlike anything in the series so far.


Nintendo President Says Switch Building Momentum to Match Wii

By Steve Watts, May 03, 2017 7:40am PDT

The company sees its 10 million fiscal year target as the magic number for both profitability and third-party support.


"Same, the Wii era is when they lost me. It was the Wii U/3DS era that brought me back, terrific ..."

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Fire Emblem Echoes Has a Massive DLC Roadmap Planned

By Steve Watts, May 03, 2017 6:45am PDT

Just how ambitious are its DLC plans? The Season Pass costs more than the game.


"That's kind of annoying actually. Good thing I can't seem to get into this series very far."

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Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2D Tribute Shut Down By Nintendo (Update)

By John Keefer, May 01, 2017 4:30pm PDT

It's a shame, but we all saw it coming.


"So with the updates, the guy just basically tried to piggy back off a popular game to get people ..."

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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Adds Accessibility, But Nintendo Has Room to Grow

By Steve Watts, May 01, 2017 11:45am PDT

Some new features in Mario Kart made for a family moment to remember. Nintendo now has an opportunity to make more happy memories for more families moving forward.


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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Has the Best Launch in Franchise History

By John Keefer, May 01, 2017 9:55am PDT

The title raced out to a lead over Mario Kart Wii and never looked back.


"That's crazy, especially considering how many more Wii's were available compared to Switch's ..."

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Nintendo Shipped Switch Consoles By Air to Meet Demand Quickly

By John Keefer, May 01, 2017 8:00am PDT

Extra money off the bottom line to keep fans happy is a good thing.


Nintendo 2DS XL Unexpectedly Announced

By Asif Khan, Apr 27, 2017 7:00pm PDT

Nintendo took to social media to make the unexpected product announcement. 


"Yeah, never thought about this way. Seems like this is probably what is happening."

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Switch Has 'Promising' Start; Nintendo Expects 10 Million More Sold By March 2018

By John Keefer, Apr 27, 2017 8:30am PDT

Nintendo confirms that sales numbers are better than analysts projections.


"Also for the love of God release the virtual console. I need a metroid fix!!!"

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McDonald's Offering Mario Happy Meals Again

By Steve Watts, Apr 26, 2017 6:45am PDT

Plus a sweepstakes offers Nintendo Switch systems complete with Mario Kart 8 Deluxe.


"I'm a little sad they aren't Kart themed but I will probably still get my kid a happy meal every ..."

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Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2D NES-Style Prototype Is Alive

By John Keefer, Apr 25, 2017 11:25am PDT

Okay, not the original from Nintendo, but as a labor of love fan-made creation.


"Ow, the nostalgic part of my brain just seized. BRING IT TO MEEEEE"

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Here's When Video Game Companies Will Release Their Q1 Earnings Reports

By Asif Khan, Apr 24, 2017 1:00pm PDT

Looking to invest in gaming stocks? We have you covered from Activision to Zynga!


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Rainway App May Make Streaming PC Games on Nintendo Switch Possible

By John Keefer, Apr 24, 2017 9:55am PDT

But let's not kid ourselves, Nintendo is going to nix it.


"Wait, do you use the joy cons as a pointer sort of? If that's what you're saying wouldn't each ..."

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