Features: An Important Letter From The Always Nintendo Editor-In-Chief

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Friday, March 31, 2017

Thanks for Playing!

Always Nintendo has been a daily regiment of my writing career since November 2014. Now after two years as Editor-in-Chief, I am leaving the site, having accepted a new writing opportunity elsewhere. It's been the longest to date I've been a part of a video game news site, and it's had some high highs and some low lows. My goals as...

General: Switch Digital Manuals Not Required, Inclusion Up To Developers

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Thursday, March 16, 2017

No longer a standard

If you've familiar with the past few Nintendo platforms, you might have noticed that the Nintendo Switch is lacking in instruction manuals of any kind, paper and digital. Digital manuals in particular the company had begun honing in the 3DS and Wii U era. Turns out this was no accident, as Nintendo has made the feature optional this console...

General: Switch Presentation Music Finale!

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Friday, January 6, 2017
Nintendo will be hosting an official concert in Tokyo after the Switch presentation and will be streaming the whole show on their Line account - you can download LINE form the app store which is essentially Japan's populous version of Facebook. The two shows are on January 14th and 15th, so make sure to tune in between 10:00 JST (8PM...

General: Shigeru MIyamoto Debuting Super Mario Run

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Friday, December 2, 2016
Shigeru Miyamoto will be debuting the highly anticipated Super Mario Run at the Apple SoHo, New York store on Thursday, December 8, 2016, 6:00 p.m along with TV personality Katie Linendoll. Join the video game designer and creator famously known for Super Mario Bros. and other iconic Nintendo games for an insightful chat on the making...

General: Pokemon Go December Update?

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Sunday, November 27, 2016
Pokemon GO continues to receive update after update, some small, some big, but in totality they are literally changing the fundamental structure of the game and how people interact with them. Now, according to a report from VentureBeat, Niantic Labs is planning to release a huge update to their game by the end of the year. Not only will we...

General: Majora’s Mask CGI Fan Video

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Tuesday, November 22, 2016
Ember Lab has produced an extremely realistic interpretation of the popular The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask. This particular entry in the franchise is beloved not merely for being the subsequent follow-up to the famous Ocarina of Time entry and keeping close to its overall formula, but also because it happens to be one of the darker...

General: Nintendo Targets Families

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Monday, November 14, 2016
As Nintendo gears up for the Switch transition in March they are doing all they can to get the word out about..Nintendo! Everything from Breath of the Wild teasers to Nintendo 3DS bundles and colors, and of course the there is the NES Mini. The hype/social media train is running very loudly and it's clear that Nintendo is looking to stay at...

General: Diddy Kong Racing Sequel

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Thursday, November 10, 2016
Mario Kart 64 may have been all rage when it came to the racing genre for the N64, but it was closely followed by a smaller and arguably more devote fan-following for Diddy Kong Racing 64. Unlike the Mario Kart series the only breath of life after it's initial installment was in 2007 for Diddy Kong Racing DS. But a sequel was considered as...

Features: Pokemon Go Halloween Special

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Friday, October 28, 2016
Pokemon Go is hosting a Halloween special of sorts with a new update based around the candy element of the game! Almost every aspect where you can acquire candy, from transfers to buddy pokemon as well as everything in between, has been enhanced. Take a look. Combining creativity and marketing all in one is no easy feat, but to take the...

General: Legend of Zelda Homage

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Thursday, October 27, 2016
Nintendo has recently released an intriguing string of visual comparisons between the upcoming Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and that of the original The Legend of Zelda for the NES. Perhaps an attempt at reeling in the classic fan base, or maybe a marketing effort part of a larger attempt to reclaim the lost audience that was once so...