Nintendo News


Fire Emblem and Animal Crossing for mobile will be free-to-play

By John Keefer, May 11, 2016 7:55am PDT

Nintendo wants to build a bigger base of potential customers for its more traditional platforms.


"Does this mean that Tom Nook's debt cycles will now capture people into spending real money ..."

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Nintendo 2DS price will drop to $79 next week

By Daniel Perez, May 11, 2016 6:37am PDT

The price of the Nintendo 2DS continues to drop as it'll soon sell for $79.


"I think it launched around there but this drop is from $99 which is where it has been for a while."

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EA will make games for the Nintendo NX 'if it makes sense'

By John Keefer, May 10, 2016 8:05am PDT

Likely translation: Don't expect too many games from the company for the new console.


"It worries me that some big developers would still be in a "wait and see" mode. Don't they have ..."

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Pokemon Sun and Moon starters and release date revealed

By Daniel Perez, May 10, 2016 6:33am PDT

It's been a few months since we first learned about Pokemon Sun and Moon, but today, we finally have new details, including when it's releasing.


Super Mario jumps his way to Minecraft: Wii U Edition for free next week

By Daniel Perez, May 09, 2016 6:43am PDT



"That texture pack and world look really cool. I hope someone figures out a way to get that to ..."

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Rumor: Nintendo NX might use cartridges

By David Craddock, May 06, 2016 1:04pm PDT

A new financial briefing alluding to a large order of ROM chips from Nintendo's go-to manufacturer suggests the NX may be switching back to cartridges.


"The speed depends on the installed hard drive, not the media. And as I said, only Nintendo ..."

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Additional Pokemon Sun and Moon Details Are Coming Next Week

By Brittany Vincent, May 06, 2016 5:50am PDT

Nintendo's serving up some Pokemon realness for Tuesday, May 10. 


Stuff That Sucks: Star Fox Zero

By Shack Staff, May 05, 2016 4:00pm PDT

Don't worry, Slippy's here!


Watch Bowser twirl around gracefully in this Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games clip

By Daniel Perez, May 04, 2016 12:46pm PDT

You know - Bowser doesn't look as intimidating when he's twirling around Rhythmic Clubs.


Pocket Card Jockey Review: Dark Horse

By Steve Watts, May 03, 2016 1:00pm PDT

Pocket Card Jockey is a quirky solitaire RPG from the studio that brought us Pokemon, but does it have the legs of its older sibling? Our review.


Horseshoes, Powergloves, and Other Weird Real-Life Controller Patents

By Cassidee Moser, Apr 28, 2016 3:00pm PDT

From wearable motion controls to breakable controllers, let's look at some of gaming's weirdest controller patents from the past few years. 


Nintendo touts record-breaking Amiibo sales

By David Craddock, Apr 28, 2016 1:16pm PDT

Nintendo's line of toys-that-don't-come-to-life figures are selling better than ever, and a few have retained their popularity better than others.


"It's pretty clear they're selling very well. I can understand this skepticism in some cases, but ..."

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Surprise! Miitomo Has Amassed Over 10 Million Users

By Brittany Vincent, Apr 27, 2016 8:20pm PDT

Are you one of them?


"Nice, yet another social app to collect personal data. How thoughtful, Nintendo."

- SimGamerNo1 see all 3 comments

Shack Reels: Shack's Arcade Corner: Mario Kart GP DX

By Shack Staff, Apr 27, 2016 4:20pm PDT

Greg fires off a blue shell on this week's episode.


"Great video! I've never played the 2014 Mario Kart arcade game. I might have to hit up Dave & ..."

- David Craddock see all 3 comments

Nintendo NX Rumor Round-Up: What we know, what we think we know

By Cassidee Moser, Apr 27, 2016 4:00pm PDT

Nintendo's 2017 NX release window announcement has kickstarted the rumor mill again today. To keep everything straight, here's a rundown of the rumors and confirmed details we've seen. 


"#3 should be Q1 2017, unless they already produced all of them."

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