Nintendo News


Zelda: Breath of the Wild is Nintendo's Last Wii U Title

By Jason Faulkner, Jan 20, 2017 7:05am PST

This news confirms what we already guessed about the Wii U's fate.


"It's going to be pretty close I feel like, obviously higher rendered resolution on the Switch ..."

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Nintendo: Switch will give third-party developers everything they want that was missing from Wii U

By David Craddock, Jan 19, 2017 2:07pm PST

Reggie Fils-Aime touted a large user base, flexible development environment, and ways to monetize content. 


"The thing he neglected to mention is portability to/from other platforms, which is challenging ..."

- Zek see all 5 comments

Stuff That Sucks: Nintendo Switch

By Greg Burke, Jan 18, 2017 1:00pm PST

Greg Burke and Asif Khan debate the console at the center of a heated debate across the entire Internet. Please take a look as we make our cases for and against buying the Nintendo Switch.


"Also, this pushed me to decide to buy one. Briefcase man's comment that it's actually a portable ..."

- IHATEDUST see all 67 comments

Rumor: Fire Emblem Fates is Coming to Nintendo Switch

By Cassidee Moser, Jan 18, 2017 11:29am PST

A discovery in website source code hints we may see a bundled version of Fire Emblem Fates on the Switch. 


"I'd buy this, I almost did for 3DS but haven't been playing it much"

- megarust32 see all 2 comments

Arms is Wii Sports Boxing by Way of Splatoon (Hands-On)

By Steve Watts, Jan 17, 2017 7:50am PST

Arms takes the goofy boxing action of Wii Sports and adds extra layers of depth, making for a surprisingly strategic head-to-head boxing game.


"I swear I wrote a post saying the exact same thing as this article title but of course I can't ..."

- one random winner see all 3 comments

1-2-Switch is the Pack-in Game Nintendo Switch Deserves (Hands-On)

By Steve Watts, Jan 16, 2017 1:45pm PST

Nintendo could make each Switch owner a brand ambassador with the best tool for showing off its tech. So why isn't it?


"I'm excited for everything about this and the switch. But I just can't be a day one buyer. Need ..."

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Reggie Fils-Aimé: Nintendo Switch Paid Online Won't Have Friend Codes

By Jason Faulkner, Jan 16, 2017 12:00pm PST

Nintendo plays catch-up with industry rivals with the new Switch paid online service.


"Fuck one of the best games on the system was an online shooter."

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Nintendo Switch Touchscreen to be Enhanced by TouchSense Technology

By Cassidee Moser, Jan 16, 2017 11:43am PST

Nintendo is partnering with Immersion to bring added senstivity to the Switch's touchscreen. 


Nintendo Switch Won't Be Using StreetPass or Miiverse

By Brittany Vincent, Jan 16, 2017 11:15am PST

Neither social platform will be available on Nintendo's newest console. 


"Yeah, I hope Miiverse gets patched in. I kinda feel like the lack of pocketability and lower ..."

- one random winner see all 3 comments

Rumor: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild to Feature Dual Audio Voice Tracks

By Cassidee Moser, Jan 16, 2017 10:59am PST

An unconfirmed statement claims Breath of the Wild will have both Engilsh and Japanese voice acting. 


"Better than some final fantasy games but I'd prefer the option. I just doubt it considering ..."

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Switch will not replace the 3DS, Nintendo says

By John Keefer, Jan 16, 2017 10:49am PST

The two platforms will 'live side-by-side.' 


"I think they really missed the boat here by not making the Switch able to play 3DS games. While ..."

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Nintendo Switch Could Become Nintendo's Best Portable System (Hands-On)

By Steve Watts, Jan 16, 2017 10:30am PST

To properly understand the strategy of Nintendo Switch, think of it more as a successor to the 3DS than the Wii U.


Switch news doesn't translate favorably for Nintendo's stock price

By John Keefer, Jan 16, 2017 9:35am PST

Shares down more than 5 percent on both the Tokyo and New York exchanges.


"You know. If you made a new video series called 'I'm a complete noob dumbass at this stock shit, ..."

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Treehouse Stream Offers a Look at the Current Nintendo Switch UI Home Screen

By Cassidee Moser, Jan 16, 2017 9:17am PST

A recent screenshot from the livestream may have given us an idea of what to expect from the main menu. 


Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Doesn't Have New Race Tracks

By Jason Faulkner, Jan 16, 2017 9:05am PST

The only new tracks in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe are the Battle Mode tracks.


"I agree, bring more ports like Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze. Wii U had amazing games ..."

- Serpico74 see all 13 comments