Nintendo News


Nintendo Switch launches on March 3, will cost $299.99 in North America

By David Craddock, Jan 12, 2017 8:04pm PST

Here's when you can get Nintendo's console/handheld hybrid from digital and brick-and-mortar retailers.


"Agreed. That's why I was thinking a $200 to $250 range. Hell the Shield may actually still be ..."

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Splatoon 2 To Release in Summer 2017 on Nintendo Switch

By Cassidee Moser, Jan 12, 2017 7:35pm PST

New weapons, new stages, and new battles await you in Splatoon 2 for the Nintendo Switch.


Nintendo Shares Details About the JoyCon, the New Nintendo Switch Controllers

By Cassidee Moser, Jan 12, 2017 7:17pm PST

Face buttons, capture capability, and haptic feedback: learn everything you need to know about the Joy-Con. 


Shigeru Miyamoto: Nintendo's younger generation is 'taking the lead on Switch development'

By David Craddock, Jan 12, 2017 3:46pm PST

Mario's creator focused on projects that raised brand awareness, such as New Super Mario Run and the upcoming Universal theme park.


"In japanese culture employees often stay with one company until retirement. Pretty much from ..."

- TwiLyght see all 8 comments

Rumor: Nintendo Switch European Titles Leaked on 4Chan

By Jason Faulkner, Jan 12, 2017 2:45pm PST

In the hours leading up to the Nintendo Switch Reveal Event, one more rumored Switch leak surfaces.


"Haha! I actually noticed it was missing a few weeks ago. It looks like Twitter changed ..."

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Watch Our Nintendo Switch Reveal Event Livestream Coverage Tonight at 10 PM ET

By Jason Faulkner, Jan 12, 2017 1:20pm PST

Come kick it with the man with the briefcase and friends as Shacknews delves into the Nintendo Switch Reveal Event.


"Awww yeaaaah. I'm really hoping for at least one surprising title. Don't much care what it is."

- fire00f1y see all 5 comments

Game Trader: Nintendo Chart Update

By Asif Khan, Jan 12, 2017 10:45am PST

Asif Khan, CEO of Shacknews, has issued an update to his buy recommendation on Nintendo's stock.


"Nintendo stock down 2.7% in Japan ahead of the announcement. ..."

- the man with the briefcase see all 11 comments

9 Questions Nintendo Needs to Answer about the Switch

By Steve Watts, Jan 12, 2017 8:00am PST

This is Nintendo's chance to make a big splash with a lot more detail on the Switch. Here's the questions that they absolutely must address.


"And I have to pull out my Wiimote and Wii Pro controller attachment, it's a huge PITA."

- one random winner see all 14 comments

Every Confirmed Nintendo Switch Game So Far

By Jason Faulkner, Jan 11, 2017 12:15pm PST

Here's a list of every confirmed title for the Nintendo Switch console/handheld hybrid.


"It's been multiple generations since a Nintendo console had decent 3rd party support, is what I ..."

- GodZilly see all 44 comments

Rumor: New Nintendo Switch Accessories from Hori Leak Ahead of Reveal Event

By Cassidee Moser, Jan 11, 2017 11:35am PST

Arcade sticks, pro controllers, charging docks, and more. 


"I talked about that in a previous thread. The Joycons will have to have a battery too. We'll ..."

- daggot see all 16 comments

Nintendo Switch: What We Know Pre-Press Event

By Jason Faulkner, Jan 11, 2017 10:00am PST

The Nintendo Switch reveal event will be streaming tomorrow night. Here's what we know about the Switch's games, release date, price, specs, rumors, and more, so far.


Cemu Wii U Emulator Now Allows for 4K Streaming on PC

By Cassidee Moser, Jan 10, 2017 2:14pm PST

See Mario in all of his ultra high-def glory. 


"Google for "how to rip wii u games" and then download them instead because ripping requires a ..."

- Sapiens see all 11 comments

Nintendo Switch Pokémon Title and Skyrim Hinted in Removed GameStop Listing

By Jason Faulkner, Jan 10, 2017 7:05am PST

A GameStop listing for the Nintendo Switch teased a Pokémon title for the console/handheld hybrid.


"Skyrim was shown in the promotional material already, so that's not really any surprise. "

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Rumor: Nintendo Switch Price and Release Date Leaked

By Jason Faulkner, Jan 07, 2017 7:35pm PST

GameSeek, a UK gaming store, has posted a listing showing a plausible release date and price for the Nintendo Switch.


"The first slip was in November when, according to Shack News, the Canadian branch of Toys R Us ..."

- BioSector see all 81 comments

Nintendo reregistered its trademark for Eternal Darkness

By David Craddock, Jan 04, 2017 1:20pm PST

Shadow of the Eternals, Eternal Darkness' spiritual successor, might have some life in it, too.


"They've done that before and nothing came out of it. But if rumors of GCN emulation for the VC ..."

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