Features: Hands-On: Pokemon Sun & Moon Special Demo

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Talkin' bout an evolution

This morning, the Pokemon Sun & Moon Special Demo went live at last in the North American eShop for all interested players. It was already announced that this demo would be the only way to obtain a special Ash-Greninja for the final games, but there's so much more to it. In my time with the demo, I've come to grips with much of the new perks...

Features: Everything You Need To Know About Super Mario Run

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Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Play Mario with a single finger

Today, Nintendo made history when Shigeru Miyamoto and Bill Trinen took the Apple stage to announce Super Mario Run for iOS. This marks the first time Nintendo's premier mascot will debut in an officially sanctioned mobile game. If your head is spinning from the news, here's all the details on Nintendo's mobile runner. Nintendo has developed a...

Features: Recap: Nintendo Direct (9.3.16)

Saturday, September 3, 2016
Let's recap the finer points, shall we? Without the fat.   Wii U Titles coming to 3DS Yoshi's Woolly World makes the transition but with a game mechanic boost from Poochy! Super Mario Maker in all it's retro aesthetic glory. A few redactions, but now more portable than ever! Pikmin? Well it's an all original title, but the...

Features: Here Are 6 Brand-New 3DS Games Coming Soon

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Directly from today's Nintendo Direct

Nintendo held their promised 3DS Nintendo Direct this morning, and it held a mixture of new surprises and already-announced favorites. Within it's slim running time of 30 minutes, at least six new games were announced for the platform, some of which are coming sooner than you think. Here's a rundown of these new games for 3DS from today's Direct....

Features: Footage Surfaces Of The Cancelled Goldeneye Xbox 360 Port

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Dream of what could have been

Footage has emerged of the cancelled, partly developed HD port of Goldeneye 007. An update of the Nintendo 64 shooter from nearly 20 years ago, it was originally designated for Microsoft's Xbox Live Arcade service back in 2008. The port was never released due to complications between Nintendo, Microsoft, MGM Studios, and the James Bond IP...

Features: Check Out These Cancelled Epic Mickey Spin-Offs

Sunday, August 21, 2016

Epic Donald and Epic Disney Racing

This past week saw the leakage of two cancelled spin-offs for the Epic Mickey series. One was Epic Donald, a follow-up that would focus on Donald Duck and the city of Duckburg. The other would have been a racing spin-off entitled Epic Disney Racers, with an all-star cast of Disney characters. The Epic Donald artwork was shared by Disney...

Features: A NX Portable Hybrid Sounds Great If Third Parties Are On Board

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Wednesday, July 27, 2016

When an NX falls, do third parties hear it, will they care

I still have no idea what's going on with Nintendo's NX. Grave rumors point to a device that acts like a portable you can connect to your TV. Such a platform has a knack to fit Nintendo's strengths in portable play, going back to the Game & Watch. I'm more of a fan of portable gaming anyway, hence my many hours into 3DS and my enjoyment of...

Features: The Always Nintendo NX FAQ: Part II

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

NX eludes and deludes us

Last year, the powers at Always Nintendo brought you an FAQ for all we knew about the NX. A year and a giant Eurogamer report later, the NX is shaping up into greater being than before. Since the guide from last year is less relevant now, we've created a brand new FAQ with updated information, collecting as much tidbits as possible from the past...

Features: Who Exactly Is The NES Classic Edition For?

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Friday, July 15, 2016

And where does it come from

Out of the shadows, Nintendo announced their trump card for the holiday season, the Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition, much to the surprise of many. It's a lock box console that runs 30 NES games of yore. With 30 games included and a bargain price of $60, it's a shrewd stocking stuffer worth the price of a new game. Interesting...

Features: The Most American Nintendo Icons

Monday, July 4, 2016

The Red, White, and Braviary

Today, Americans celebrate their Independence Day, the most galvanizingly patriotic national holiday of all.  With that said, what video game company do you think of when you think of America? Nintendo may be a (very) Japanese company, but they do have quite the confection of American-friendly characters.  Whether they are literally from America...