Features: Nintendo Confirms Switch Units Stolen From Distributor

Monday, February 20, 2017

The long and strange story

Last week, you may have caught wind of an earlier-than-expected shipment of a Nintendo Switch console to Neogaf user hiphoptherobot. In his words, his unit had arrived from a retailer two weeks in advance of the March 3rd launch. This premature purchase gave the world its first unboxing of the system (in a very straightforward package compared...

Features: Everything Announced From The The Fire Emblem Direct

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

New games on 3DS, mobile, and Switch

As promised by Nintendo, the recent Fire Emblem-themed Nintendo Direct brought news of multiple new titles in the franchise. Not limited to the previously-announced mobile release, new Fire Emblem games were confirmed for the Nintendo 3DS and the Switch. Below is an embed of the Direct (if you missed it) and all the announcements with individual...

Features: Analyzing Our Nintendo Switch Presentation Predictions

Friday, January 13, 2017

How accurate were we?

The Switch Presentation has come and gone, and with it comes the time to fact check ourselves. We published a predictions piece prior to the event on January 12th, and in looking back, it was mostly accurate. Here's how the whole event stacks up to our modest expectations, with the Switch Presentation embedded below for a...

Features: Predicting The Nintendo Switch Live Stream Event

Thursday, January 12, 2017

The ol' bait and Switch

The moment is night: the Nintendo Switch live event is happening in a matter of hours, tonight at 11 PM Eastern/8 PM Pacific. With a live stream featuring Nintendo CEO Tatsumi Kimishima and 55 minutes to spare, anything could happen. That said, we've had months of rumors and speculation building up to tonight, shaping our hopes and expectations...

Features: Everything We Know About Nintendo Switch

Sunday, January 8, 2017

All the facts and rumors fit to print

The big day is almost here: the Nintendo Switch live event from Tokyo is inching towards its January 12th day. Ever since the October reveal trailer, leaks and rumors have been coming out of the woodwork, to an unprecedented degree. There's been too many rumors to count, frankly, which is why it's been hard to constantly keep up with it through...

Features: Your Guide To 2017’s Nintendo Releases: Real, Rumored, Unconfirmed

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

From the Switch to the 3DS

The calendar has officially turned over to 2017, and with a new year brings many fresh releases to Nintendo platforms. The big news of the moment is the worldwide March release of the Nintendo Switch, Nintendo's home console/portable hybrid. The Nintendo 3DS is also still alive and kicking into its autumn years. So what can fans expect to play...

Features: The Highs And Lows Of Nintendo’s 2016

Thursday, December 29, 2016

The best and the "blurst" of times

2016 will go down as one of the most divisive and despairing years in recent memory, and our site's favorite game company Nintendo was not free from the highs and lows of the year. For every triumph, there was a stumble in the company's year. As the year comes to a close, we're looking back at the highs and lows (the best and the worst) of...

Features: Field Testing The NES Classic Edition Controller

Friday, November 11, 2016

Works well with Wii Remotes

Assuming you're able to, or have, purchased the NES Classic Edition this Friday, you may have noticed its controller is compatible with the standard Wii Remote. Ergo, it doubles as a novelty controller for games on the Wii and Wii U. Within reason, there should be plenty of games that work with the controller, but to what extent requires vigorous...

Features: Your Guide For Buying The NES Classic Edition

Friday, November 11, 2016

Caution: supplies are limited

Five months after its July announcement, Nintendo has unleashed the NES Classic Edition plug-and-play console into the wild. Or at least, if it wasn't so hard to find. The recreation of the 1980s sensation with 30 classic games has been highly anticipated, which will lead to sell-outs nationwide. Sound familiar? If you were once on the prowl for...

Features: Miitomo Version 2.0 Update Now Live – Here’s What’s In It

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Now with 100% more wallpaper

The new update that revamps Nintendo's smartphone app Miitomo is now live, bringing it to Version 2.0.1. The extensive update adds in new features such as direct messaging, room customization, and new ways to share your Mii's fashion sense and answers with the world. Here's everything new in Miitomo 2.0: The ability to send direct messages...