Features: The Nintendo 64 And Super Mario 64 Turn 20 Years Old

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Friday, June 24, 2016

Get N or Get Out

On June 23rd 1996, Nintendo unleashed their next-generation box called the Nintendo 64 on the streets of Japan. That same day, the system launched with the quintessential launch title Super Mario 64. Together, they changed the course of gaming history as the medium was swept into a new era of 3D movement and innovative design, leaving the two...

Features: E3 2016: NINTENDO RELEASES NEW ZELDA ARTWORK AND E3 PROMOTIONS

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Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Beautiful

Nintendo details its promotions taking place for E3 and has even teased us with beautiful new concept art for its upcoming The Legend of Zelda.   The Legend of Zelda Twitter campaign, beginning today, will consist of Zelda–inspired Miitomo in-app gifts if their tweet gets over 10,000 retweets. Additionally, Miitomo users will have...

Features: Nintendo’s Secret E3 Tweet

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Friday, June 3, 2016

Good things come to those who wait

Nintendo has already announced recently that Zelda won't be the only showing for E3. Well, what else? Nintendo of Europe's latest tweet may be a helpful indicator as to what that other showing may be. https://twitter.com/NintendoEurope/status/738777797125144576 We may often take for granted the fact that we are currently not getting...

Features: Obscure NPC Battle #1

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Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Toadofsky Vs. MIPS

The first of a new series! Let's see where it takes us reader... ⋅ In the blue corner we have Toadofsky, and in the red corner we have the bunny, MIPS. Let's start with the former, Toadofsky. If you know even the slightest bit about classical music you'll know about a guy named Tchaikovsky, full name: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. He's arguably...

Features: Pokemon Sun and Moon: The Stuff You May Have Missed

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Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Alola Confirmed

The first true trailer for the anticipated Pokemon Sun and Moon has finally dropped, and for all the questions it answered, many more were left in its wake. In case you missed the action, here's the North American and Japanese trailers below for reference. https://youtu.be/Kn25hijDL7c https://youtu.be/2r0_F-_ClcQ How much can we possibly...

Features: New Pokemon Sun And Moon Info Drops May 10th: Here’s What To Expect

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Saturday, May 7, 2016

For real this time

The official Pokemon website and series producer Junichi Masuda have confirmed that the first major information for Pokemon Sun and Moon will go live on Tuesday, May 10th at 8 AM Eastern. This comes several months following their initial announcement in late-February. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hmzDL1l3Fag Only one seventh gen Pokemon...

Features: Mighty No. 9 Goes Gold and is Set to Release in June

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Monday, May 2, 2016

The Mega Man successor is (finally) coming out!

It has been nearly 3 years since the Kickstarter campaign began that lead to the funding for Mighty No. 9, a spiritual successor to the popular Mega Man series. Producer and illustrator, Keiji Inafune, released earlier today (May 2nd) on the Mighty No. 9 website, that the game has finally gone gold in its production and will be releasing in North...

Features: Fake NX Rumors Teach Us To Be Skeptical

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Monday, April 18, 2016

Don't believe everything you see on the internet

Rumors about Nintendo's still-mysterious NX platform are on a roll lately, or so the internet would like you to think. The latest scuttlebutt, which we did not report here on Always Nintendo, came from NeoGaf user 10K, who shared that the NX would be more powerful than the PlayStation 4, and that it would once again feature a screen controller...

Features: New World Record Speedrun Set for Super Mario Bros.

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Monday, April 18, 2016

Gotta go fast!

Back in 1985 everyone's goal when it came to Super Mario Bros. was to simply beat the game. Nintendo changed the gaming industry with the revolutionary title, and it has been a beloved game ever since. Nowadays, gamers are not only trying to beat games, but beat them quickly. YouTuber Darbian recently uploaded an any percent speedrun of Super...

Features: Where Might Nintendo Go With Virtual Reality?

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Monday, April 11, 2016

All hail the virtual boy!

A few years ago we posted some comments from Shigeru Miyamoto in which the renowned director refused to discuss Nintendo's thinking with regard to virtual reality. While he didn't deny the company's interest in VR development, he neglected to say anything at all about it, leaving the public in the dark. That's pretty much where things stood...