News items tagged with nintendo

Star Fox Zero Has A Touching Tribute To Satoru Iwata

Star Fox Zero Has A Touching Tribute To Satoru Iwata

Upcoming Wii U space shooter Star Fox Zero features an emotional send off message for fallen Nintendo CEO and beloved gaming personality Satoru Iwata. While many gaming CEO’s come and go, gamers ag...

By Evan Hopkins on 13 December 2017
How to Unlock Legend of Zelda Gear in Skyrim for Switch

How to Unlock Legend of Zelda Gear in Skyrim for Switch

This week The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim finally made the jump to its 1,000th platform, the Nintendo Switch. We kid, but the 2011 RPG has become a meme unto itself with how many different ports have b...

By Anthony Taormina on 13 December 2017
Nintendo is Ramping Up Switch Production

Nintendo is Ramping Up Switch Production

The Nintendo Switch has certainly been having a prolific inaugural year with hit titles like The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild and Mario Odyssey taking full advantage of the portable system....

By John Jacques on 12 December 2017
You Must Catch This New Pokemon in Pokemon GO

You Must Catch This New Pokemon in Pokemon GO

Pokemon trainers the world over have been busy catching the 50 new Pokemon added to Pokemon GO as of the game’s latest update. However, out of all the new Pokemon added to the game, one is standing...

By Dalton Cooper on 12 December 2017
Ubisoft Reveals Deals on Nintendo Switch Games

Ubisoft Reveals Deals on Nintendo Switch Games

Since its the first year the console has been available, there haven’t been many Nintendo Switch deals for the holiday shopping season. However, Ubisoft has stepped forward to give fans discounts o...

By Dalton Cooper on 12 December 2017
Why FIFA 18 Nintendo Switch Doesn't Use Frostbite

Why FIFA 18 Nintendo Switch Doesn't Use Frostbite

Many were delighted when EA confirmed that it will be bringing FIFA 18 to the Nintendo Switch. While existing FIFA fans are excited to play the soccer sim on the go, the release would also be one o...

By Jasmine Henry on 12 December 2017
FIFA 18 for Nintendo Switch Details Announced

FIFA 18 for Nintendo Switch Details Announced

Electronic Arts has released details regarding the Nintendo Switch version of FIFA 18, confirming that it will lack several of the features included in the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions of th...

By Rory Young on 12 December 2017
Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle: Mario Trailer

Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle: Mario Trailer

Later this month, Ubisoft will unleash Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle, its take on the strategy formula of the XCOM franchise. Now, the studio has released a brand new trailer that delves into what...

By Brad Jones on 12 December 2017
Shinji Mikami Wants The Evil Within 2 on the Switch

Shinji Mikami Wants The Evil Within 2 on the Switch

A few months ago, it was revealed that legendary horror game developer Shinji Mikami is not directing The Evil Within 2, the followup to his well-received 2014 game. Even though Mikami is not as de...

By Dalton Cooper on 11 December 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild DLC Pack 2 Releases Tonight

Zelda: Breath of the Wild DLC Pack 2 Releases Tonight

A brand new trailer for the second set of downloadable content for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, The Champions’ Ballad, premiered at The Game Awards 2017. The trailer contains a collage...

By Curt Hutson on 11 December 2017
Horizon Zero Dawn Outsells Nintendo Switch Game ARMS

Horizon Zero Dawn Outsells Nintendo Switch Game ARMS

PS4 exclusive RPG Horizon Zero Dawn has seen a resurgence of popularity following an appearance during the Sony press conference at E3 2017. In fact, the title has done so well that it beat out new...

By Jasmine Henry on 11 December 2017
Pokemon GO: Still No Timetable for Pokemon Trading

Pokemon GO: Still No Timetable for Pokemon Trading

With the release of 50 third generation Pokemon imminent as well as the introduction of a new dynamic weather system, it’s an exciting time to be a Pokemon GO fan. However, some fans are upset that...

By Dalton Cooper on 10 December 2017
Pokemon GO: Additional Gen 3 Pokemon Coming Later This Week

Pokemon GO: Additional Gen 3 Pokemon Coming Later This Week

The first taste of gen 3 arrived in Pokemon GO during the popular Halloween event, but players have been eager to hunt down the rest of the Hoenn region creatures since then. After a few months of...

By Denny Connolly on 09 December 2017
Nintendo Direct on Fire Emblem Announced

Nintendo Direct on Fire Emblem Announced

A day after the major Nintendo Switch presentation event, Nintendo is back at it again and announcing a special Nintendo Direct focused on Fire Emblem. Fans have been anxiously awaiting Nintendo‘s...

By Rory Young on 09 December 2017
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Is Getting An Art Book

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Is Getting An Art Book

Nintendo took to Twitter this morning to announce the third Zelda art book, which will focus entirely on The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. The post was short and simple, merely revealing the b...

By Curt Hutson on 09 December 2017
NBA 2K18 to Have Amiibo Support on Nintendo Switch?

NBA 2K18 to Have Amiibo Support on Nintendo Switch?

When NBA 2K18 was announced for the Nintendo Switch, it was a huge win for the console. The basketball sim will arrive on the platform as part of Take-Two’s promise to support Nintendo’s newest hom...

By Jasmine Henry on 09 December 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Graphics Glitch Removes Cartoon Shader

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Graphics Glitch Removes Cartoon Shader

A bizarre graphics glitch has been discovered in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild that removes the cartoon shader effects applied to Link’s character. To experiment with the glitch, boot up Br...

By Curt Hutson on 09 December 2017
Legend of Zelda Fan Creates Incredible Mipha Cosplay

Legend of Zelda Fan Creates Incredible Mipha Cosplay

Gaming cosplay has become an inextricable part of convention culture, with a number of talented makeup and costume design artists applying their gifts to the burgeoning art form. We’ve seen some in...

By Cody Gravelle on 09 December 2017
Metroid Franchise: 'No Plans For Another Remake'

Metroid Franchise: 'No Plans For Another Remake'

In the wake of news that Metroid Prime 4 had entered development for Nintendo Switch, the secondary reveal that a remake of Metroid 2: Return of Samus was en route struck many as the cherry on top...

By Riley Little on 09 December 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Mod Adds Waluigi

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Mod Adds Waluigi

Since its release, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has been praised in many a positive review for its ability to not only appease longstanding fans of the Nintendo franchise, but also for b...

By Kyle Sledge on 09 December 2017
Fire Emblem Warriors Review

Fire Emblem Warriors Review

As one of the more divisive layouts in gaming today, Dynasty Warriors has never quite resonated with players outside of its niche audience. Still, there’s something inherently appealing about the l...

By Riley Little on 08 December 2017
Super Mario Odyssey: How Coins Work

Super Mario Odyssey: How Coins Work

The first Mario platformer for the Nintendo Switch has finally arrived. Super Mario Odyssey launches today and gives Nintendo fans a very new and different gameplay experience than the most recent...

By Denny Connolly on 08 December 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Multiplayer Mod in Development

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Multiplayer Mod in Development

Although it seems like there are infinite things to do in the official Nintendo Switch version of Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (especially now that the DLC has arrived), that hasn’t stopped...

By Denny Connolly on 08 December 2017
NBA 2K18 Microtransactions Changed Following Backlash

NBA 2K18 Microtransactions Changed Following Backlash

NBA 2K18 was released this week on PC and consoles (including the Nintendo Switch). And while fans of the basketball sim series are thrilled with the addition of The Neighborhood social space, thes...

By Jasmine Henry on 08 December 2017
Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Review

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Review

Monolith Soft brings the massive open world of Xenoblade Chronicles to the Nintendo Switch, but can it compete with the console’s titanic first-party releases this year?

By Cody Gravelle on 08 December 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Item Selling Guide

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Item Selling Guide

Now that Zelda: Breath of the Wild has added a DLC-pack worth of content, it doesn’t take long to fill your inventory with a wide variety of foods, critters, monster parts, and minerals when explor...

By Denny Connolly on 08 December 2017
Legend of Zelda: BotW News Channel Will Gift Items

Legend of Zelda: BotW News Channel Will Gift Items

What many would otherwise view as a rather boring task will now be rewarded handsomely. Recently released patch notes for the version 1.31 update hitting The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild rev...

By AJ Caulfield on 07 December 2017
Fire Emblem Warriors Coming to 3DS and Switch Fall 2017

Fire Emblem Warriors Coming to 3DS and Switch Fall 2017

Nintendo announces that the hack-and-slash action game crossover, Fire Emblem Warriors, will release on the Nintendo Switch and the 3DS handheld later this year. Last week during the Nintendo Switc...

By Weston Albert on 07 December 2017
Our 25 Most Anticipated Games of 2012

Our 25 Most Anticipated Games of 2012

While we live for looking forward to what new games come out each year, we dread the overwhelming process of  picking only a select few to rank as our most anticipated. Starting with a list of...

By Rob Keyes on 07 December 2017
Pokemon GO: 3 Ways to Improve Combat

Pokemon GO: 3 Ways to Improve Combat

Pokemon GO remains one of the most popular mobile games on the market, but few would argue that it’s a perfect experience. On the contrary, there are still many ways Niantic could improve Pokemon G...

By Dalton Cooper on 07 December 2017
Best Black Friday Video Game Deals

Best Black Friday Video Game Deals

Black Friday 2017 is within touching distance now as shoppers will soon get their chance to save hundreds of dollars on gaming goods. There are Black Friday deals for almost everything, from brand...

By Jasmine Henry on 07 December 2017
‘Journey,’ ‘The Walking Dead,’ & ‘Far Cry 3’ Lead D.I.C.E. Awards Nominations

‘Journey,’ ‘The Walking Dead,’ & ‘Far Cry 3’ Lead D.I.C.E. Awards Nominations

The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) has announced the nominees for the 16th annual Design, Innovate, Communicate, Entertain (D.I.C.E.) Awards. Leading the pack this year is thatgame...

By Jeff Schille on 07 December 2017
Fans are Already Speedrunning Super Mario Odyssey Demo

Fans are Already Speedrunning Super Mario Odyssey Demo

Nintendo’s highly-anticipated Super Mario Odyssey may not be available to purchase until the end of the month, but that’s not stopping dedicated fans from getting a head start when it comes to spee...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 07 December 2017
Why Nintendo Switch is Succeeding Where Wii U Failed

Why Nintendo Switch is Succeeding Where Wii U Failed

The Nintendo Switch is on track to surpass the Wii U’s lifetime sales in just one year. Here is why Nintendo’s new console is succeeding where the Wii U failed.

By Dalton Cooper on 06 December 2017
Super Mario Odyssey Gets the Honest Trailer Treatment

Super Mario Odyssey Gets the Honest Trailer Treatment

Since its launch, Super Mario Odyssey has earned widespread critical acclaim, and stands as one of the highest-rated video games ever made. Considering the game’s massive popularity, it’s no surpri...

By Dalton Cooper on 05 December 2017
Breath of the Wild Wind Waker Shirt DLC Confirmed

Breath of the Wild Wind Waker Shirt DLC Confirmed

Players of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild have recently received the first round of the game’s DLC in the form of The Master Trials, but the community took no time in beating the DLC pack....

By Rob Gordon on 05 December 2017
Pokemon GO: Farfetch'd is Now Available Worldwide

Pokemon GO: Farfetch'd is Now Available Worldwide

When Niantic launched the Global Catch Challenge in Pokemon GO a few days ago, it looked like fans weren’t going to meet their goal of catching 3 billion Pokemon by November 26th. However, the Poke...

By Dalton Cooper on 05 December 2017
This is Why Metroid: Samus Returns Isn't on Switch

This is Why Metroid: Samus Returns Isn't on Switch

After the positive critical reception to Metroid: Samus Returns, many fans are sure to be delighted by seeing the beloved bounty hunter return to the limelight. While the Nintendo 3DS title has lan...

By Riley Little on 04 December 2017
Pokemon GO Unlocks Double XP for Global Challenge

Pokemon GO Unlocks Double XP for Global Challenge

The first tier in the Pokemon GO Global Catch Challenge has been unlocked after the total number of Pokemon caught in the game reached 500 million. Players can now reap all the rewards of the Bronze...

By Curt Hutson on 04 December 2017
Nintendo Switch Launch Guide: What You Need to Know

Nintendo Switch Launch Guide: What You Need to Know

Updated 2/24/2017 Here is everything you need to know about the launch of Nintendo’s upcoming Nintendo Switch console, including its price, release date, launch lineup of games, and more. On January...

By Dalton Cooper on 04 December 2017
Fire Emblem Warriors Features 60 FPS, 720p Mode

Fire Emblem Warriors Features 60 FPS, 720p Mode

Fire Emblem Warriors, the upcoming Dynasty Warriors-esque action game for the Nintendo Switch, will officially feature a 60 frames per second mode while docked. The game will typically run at a sta...

By Rory Young on 03 December 2017
Pokemon GO: 5 Things Draconius GO Does Better

Pokemon GO: 5 Things Draconius GO Does Better

Considering the massive success that is Pokemon GO, it’s not surprising that other developers have attempted to emulate it. While there are numerous Pokemon GO clones out in the wild, the most prom...

By Dalton Cooper on 03 December 2017
Breath of the Wild Takes Top Prize at Tokyo Game Show

Breath of the Wild Takes Top Prize at Tokyo Game Show

Although much of the hype has finally died down for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, there’s no denying the impact it had when the game released earlier this year. Already having been award...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 03 December 2017
Metroid Amiibo Exclusive Hard Mode for Samus Returns

Metroid Amiibo Exclusive Hard Mode for Samus Returns

E3 saw the announcement of Metroid: Samus Returns for the 3DS, a remake of the classic Game Boy game, as well as an awesome pair of amiibo that can be used with the game. Now Nintendo is starting t...

By Rory Young on 03 December 2017
Metroid: Samus Returns Trailer Shows Weapons and More

Metroid: Samus Returns Trailer Shows Weapons and More

When Metroid: Samus Returns was announced with a trailer during E3 2017, fans of the franchise were understandably elated to learn that Nintendo was going to be putting out what is essentially a co...

By Kyle Sledge on 03 December 2017
Nintendo's Gamescom Plans Include Mario and Metroid

Nintendo's Gamescom Plans Include Mario and Metroid

Touted as the European equivalent of E3, gamescom 2017 is set to feature some of the year’s biggest upcoming games. Many of the industry’s heavy hitters will be showing games at this year’s show in...

By Dalton Cooper on 03 December 2017
Metroid: Samus Returns Amiibo Functionality Announced

Metroid: Samus Returns Amiibo Functionality Announced

When Metroid: Samus Returns was announced as part of E3 2017, fans of the Metroid series were excited to see another game in the series, particularly one which is set to reimagine an oft-overlooked...

By Rob Gordon on 03 December 2017
Nintendo Releases Dev Diary for Metroid: Samus Returns

Nintendo Releases Dev Diary for Metroid: Samus Returns

Yesterday, Nintendo hit fans longing for the return of Samus Aran with a double whammy, announcing Metroid Prime 4 for the Switch and unveiling the aptly titled Metroid: Samus Returns for the 3DS....

By Brad Jones on 03 December 2017
Two New Metroid Amiibo Releasing With Metroid 3DS Game

Two New Metroid Amiibo Releasing With Metroid 3DS Game

The long wait is finally at an end as Nintendo announced not one, but two new Metroid games during its E3 2017 presentation. While Metroid Prime 4 was only shown as a logo in a very short teaser tr...

By Derek Nichols on 03 December 2017
Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle Pre-Launch Price Drop

Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle Pre-Launch Price Drop

An anonymous source is claiming that Ubisoft is planning a price drop for Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle prior to the game’s launch. The story comes from Nintendo Soup, reporting it has a verified...

By Rory Young on 03 December 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Mod Adds 'Sanic' the Hedgehog

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Mod Adds 'Sanic' the Hedgehog

In the last couple of months, those PC players who have been emulating The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild have been running wild with mod content for the game. Although some of the fan-made co...

By Rob Gordon on 03 December 2017
Middle-earth: Shadow of War: 'Never Say Never' to Possible Nintendo Switch Port

Middle-earth: Shadow of War: 'Never Say Never' to Possible Nintendo Switch Port

Game Rant was in attendance for a recent Middle-earth: Shadow of War press event in Toronto, Canada, where we were provided with the opportunity to speak with the community manager for the forthcom...

By Riley Little on 03 December 2017
Metroid: Samus Returns Getting Collector's Edition

Metroid: Samus Returns Getting Collector's Edition

Anyone that tuned in for Nintendo’s E3 2017 showcase learned that Metroid is back in a big way, with two new games en route for both the Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS, respectively. There’s no q...

By Riley Little on 03 December 2017
Metroid: Samus Returns Announced in E3 2017 Trailer

Metroid: Samus Returns Announced in E3 2017 Trailer

During the Nintendo Treehouse showcase following Nintendo’s official E3 2017 Spotlight, Metroid: Samus Returns was unveiled. The 2D game is a “re-imagining” of the classic Metroid 2, made exclusive...

By Rory Young on 02 December 2017
Metroid: Samus Returns Overview Trailer

Metroid: Samus Returns Overview Trailer

Ever since the surprise announcement at E3 2017 that Nintendo would be releasing a re-imagining of the classic Game Boy title Metroid 2 with Metroid: Samus Returns – the first new entry in the seri...

By Kyle Sledge on 02 December 2017
SNES Classic On Sale at Toys R Us Next Week

SNES Classic On Sale at Toys R Us Next Week

Beleaguered retailer Toys R Us is set to get an influx of SNES Classic Editions and Nintendo Switch consoles in time for Cyber Monday week. The company made an announcement on its official blog sta...

By Anthony Taormina on 02 December 2017
Doom Nintendo Switch Release Date Leaks

Doom Nintendo Switch Release Date Leaks

One of the surprise announcements from last week’s Nintendo Direct livestream was that DOOM would be coming to the Nintendo Switch. The first-person shooter’s publisher, Bethesda, confirmed that th...

By Jasmine Henry on 02 December 2017
Pokemon GO: Why Alolan Pokemon Might Come Soon

Pokemon GO: Why Alolan Pokemon Might Come Soon

We’re nearly a year and six months removed from the game’s launch in June of 2016 and Pokemon GO is still missing hundreds of Pokemon. Developer Niantic has announced plans to slowly introduce gen...

By Dalton Cooper on 30 November 2017
Pocket Camp: Materials Offered By Every Villager

Pocket Camp: Materials Offered By Every Villager

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp is out and social media feeds are already filled with players eagerly sharing their friend codes. To make sure your camp is cool, cute, or sporty enough to show off to...

By Denny Connolly on 30 November 2017
Super Mario Cereal with Amiibo Support Announced

Super Mario Cereal with Amiibo Support Announced

Nintendo is partnering with Kelloggs to create an official Super Mario Cereal featuring an Amiibo box that works with Super Mario Odyssey on Nintendo Switch.

By Rory Young on 29 November 2017
XCOM Dev Responds to Mario + Rabbids Comparisons

XCOM Dev Responds to Mario + Rabbids Comparisons

When Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle was announced at E3 2017, many began to highlight the similarities between the colorful RPG and the Firaxis-developed XCOM games. Now, Firaxis has given a respon...

By Jasmine Henry on 28 November 2017
AC: Pocket Camp Had a Bigger Launch Than Pokemon GO

AC: Pocket Camp Had a Bigger Launch Than Pokemon GO

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp logs more players at launch than Pokemon GO, as the mobile spin-off becomes the second most popular Nintendo mobile game.

By Jasmine Henry on 28 November 2017
Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle Rabbid Luigi Trailer

Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle Rabbid Luigi Trailer

Following the release of last week’s character trailer focusing on Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle‘s titular hero, Ubisoft has decided to put out a brand new piece of footage that highlights another...

By Kyle Sledge on 27 November 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Mod Adds GTA's CJ

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Mod Adds GTA's CJ

Since its release earlier this year, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has not only captured the imagination of gamers from practically all walks of life, but also it has inspired some folks...

By Kyle Sledge on 27 November 2017
Pokemon GO EX Raid System is Still Broken

Pokemon GO EX Raid System is Still Broken

Ever since EX Raids were first introduced to Pokemon GO, many fans have expressed frustration with the system. For the uninitiated, EX Raids are special raids with ultra rare Pokemon, like Mewtwo,...

By Dalton Cooper on 26 November 2017
Pokemon GO Delays Update on New Features

Pokemon GO Delays Update on New Features

A few days ago, reports circulated that Niantic was going to announce updates on various Pokemon GO features sometime this week. However, it appears as though the studio is too busy with its recent...

By Dalton Cooper on 26 November 2017
Pokemon Ultra Sun, Ultra Moon: 5 Tips From a Champion

Pokemon Ultra Sun, Ultra Moon: 5 Tips From a Champion

With Pokemon Ultra Sun and Pokemon Ultra Moon releasing on November 17, countless Pokemon trainers will begin brand new journeys as they seek to become true Pokemon Champions and find out what new...

By John Jacques on 25 November 2017
Splatoon 2 Free Huge Holiday Updates

Splatoon 2 Free Huge Holiday Updates

Nintendo is preparing for a very Splatoon 2 holiday season, announcing several forthcoming updates for the Nintendo Switch multiplayer shooter. Small updates have continued to roll out for Splatoon...

By Rory Young on 25 November 2017
Pokemon GO Fixing Raid Battle Tracking

Pokemon GO Fixing Raid Battle Tracking

Pokemon GO raids continue to be a source of controversy for the popular mobile game. Many fans have criticized the way raids are implemented in the game, particularly EX Raids, which currently seem...

By Dalton Cooper on 25 November 2017
Pokemon GO Ending Support for Millions on iOS

Pokemon GO Ending Support for Millions on iOS

Pokemon GO has over 500 million players, with many of them playing the game every single day. But those numbers may soon drop as the game will no longer be playable for millions of users running an...

By Jasmine Henry on 24 November 2017
EA to Bring More Games to Switch if FIFA 18 Succeeds

EA to Bring More Games to Switch if FIFA 18 Succeeds

Following Electronic Arts‘ press conference during E3 2017, the company released details regarding the Nintendo Switch version of FIFA 18, confirming that it will lack several of the features inclu...

By Kyle Sledge on 23 November 2017
Game Rant Video Game Awards: Nominations

Game Rant Video Game Awards: Nominations

The wave of major new video game releases has finally settled as 2011 winds down and we prepare to celebrate the new year. But before we look forward to an even bigger year of gaming in 2012, l...

By Rob Keyes on 23 November 2017
Time Change Messed Up Pokemon GO Raid Times

Time Change Messed Up Pokemon GO Raid Times

If you feel like the daylight saving change has your scheduled a little of whack, you aren’t the only one. Pokemon GO’s developer, Niantic, is also struggling to get things back in line after the f...

By Denny Connolly on 23 November 2017
A New Super Mario Movie Might Be in the Works

A New Super Mario Movie Might Be in the Works

Mario is already one of the best-known characters in the world thanks to the massive success of the Super Mario games over the last three decades. But soon, even more people may learn about Mario a...

By Jasmine Henry on 23 November 2017
Pokemon GO Adds Alola Items from Ultra Sun and Moon

Pokemon GO Adds Alola Items from Ultra Sun and Moon

As a nice surprise for any hardcore Pokemon fans looking forward to the launch of Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon on November 17th, Pokemon GO players can now dress their avatar with new items fro...

By Dalton Cooper on 23 November 2017
Pokemon GO Player Fined for Playing While Driving

Pokemon GO Player Fined for Playing While Driving

By now Pokemon GO players are keenly aware of the dangers of playing the game at inappropriate times. And yet, some players still choose to take that chance, finding themselves in hot water when th...

By Jasmine Henry on 23 November 2017
Pokemon Ultra Moon Review

Pokemon Ultra Moon Review

Is Nintendo’s improved take on Pokemon Sun and Moon worth playing through once more, or is it too similar to justify another jaunt through the islands of Alola?

By Cody Gravelle on 22 November 2017
Weird Super Mario Odyssey Glitch Lets Players Cheat

Weird Super Mario Odyssey Glitch Lets Players Cheat

A new Super Mario Odyssey glitch will have players at the top of the jump rope leaderboards for years to come as Mario learns how to hover in the air.

By Maxwell Jeffery on 22 November 2017
Is Metroid Prime 4 Gameplay Reveal Set for Early 2018?

Is Metroid Prime 4 Gameplay Reveal Set for Early 2018?

After Nintendo announced that Metroid Prime 4 is finally in development back at E3 2017, fans have eagerly been awaiting any news regarding the upcoming game. Now, new rumors have sparked online di...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 21 November 2017
Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon Make Mimikyu Creepier

Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon Make Mimikyu Creepier

One of the creepiest new Pokemon introduced in Pokemon Sun and Moon was Mimikyu. A ghost/fairy-type Pokemon, Mimikyu’s appearance is said to cause illness, and so it dresses itself up as Pikachu to...

By Dalton Cooper on 20 November 2017
Skyrim Nintendo Switch Review Roundup: A Quality Port

Skyrim Nintendo Switch Review Roundup: A Quality Port

After much anticipation, the Nintendo Switch version of The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim will be released later this week. Bethesda has managed to squeeze its fantasy RPG epic onto the new Nintendo cons...

By Jasmine Henry on 18 November 2017
10 Best Ghost-Type Pokemon

10 Best Ghost-Type Pokemon

In the first generation of Pokemon games, Game Freak introduced three ghost-type Pokemon, all part of the same evolutionary line. Since the days of Gastly, Haunter, and Gengar, the number of ghost-...

By Dalton Cooper on 17 November 2017
Don't Expect Pokemon on Switch to Be Like Zelda: BOTW

Don't Expect Pokemon on Switch to Be Like Zelda: BOTW

When Nintendo announced at E3 2017 that a mainline Pokemon game would be coming to the Nintendo Switch, it generated a great deal of excitement. After all, the Nintendo Switch is capable of hosting...

By Dalton Cooper on 16 November 2017
Pokemon CEO Thought Nintendo Switch Would Fail

Pokemon CEO Thought Nintendo Switch Would Fail

It’s hard to believe now, given the success of the Nintendo Switch, but prior to the console’s launch the jury was out on whether or not the new device would be a contender. Nintendo’s recent histo...

By Cody Gravelle on 15 November 2017
Pokemon GO: Delayed Safari Events Get New Dates

Pokemon GO: Delayed Safari Events Get New Dates

Not too long ago, European Pokemon GO fans were disappointed to learn that the developer Niantic decided to implement a delay for the region’s Safari Zone events following the fiasco that was the g...

By Kyle Sledge on 15 November 2017
Pokemon CEO Didn't Believe Switch Would Succeed

Pokemon CEO Didn't Believe Switch Would Succeed

Many early adopters of Nintendo’s newest console, the Switch, have been chomping at the bit for a brand new Pokemon adventure on the more powerful hardware. Indeed, trainers the world over will hav...

By Riley Little on 15 November 2017
Pokemon GO Players Catch Legendary in Memory of Friend

Pokemon GO Players Catch Legendary in Memory of Friend

Since the game launched in the summer of 2016, Pokemon GO has shown an ability to bring people together. Unlike most other video games, Pokemon GO encourages people to get out into their community,...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 November 2017
Pokemon GO Update Prepares for Gen 3 Release

Pokemon GO Update Prepares for Gen 3 Release

A new update for Pokemon GO is now live for the iOS version of the game, and dataminers have discovered that it is setting the stage for the addition of third generation Pokemon. The game’s GAME_MA...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 November 2017
Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Collector’s Edition Pre-Order

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Collector’s Edition Pre-Order

The upcoming Switch role-playing game Xenoblade Chronicles 2 is a mere two months away and Nintendo is readying for its release. The game’s special edition is available for pre-order today, as well...

By Curt Hutson on 15 November 2017
Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon: Legendary Pokemon World

Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon: Legendary Pokemon World

The new story in Pokemon Ultra Sun & Moon has trainers leaving the tropical paradise for even more exotic locales. Reportedly, one of these new destinations is a world inhabited by legendary Po...

By Curt Hutson on 15 November 2017
Pokemon GO Players Discover New, Double Bounce Throw

Pokemon GO Players Discover New, Double Bounce Throw

Players of the popular Pokemon GO mobile game have discovered a new Poke Ball throwing technique that doesn’t really do anything special. The idea is to throw the Poke Ball and have it bounce off a P...

By Curt Hutson on 15 November 2017
Pokemon GO Players Unable To Login

Pokemon GO Players Unable To Login

Pokemon GO players looking to celebrate with the game’s current double Stardust Equinox event were met with an unwanted surprise early this morning. According to Pokemon GO‘s official Twitter, the...

By Cody Gravelle on 15 November 2017
Pokemon GO User Receives Fine for Playing While Driving

Pokemon GO User Receives Fine for Playing While Driving

Pokemon GO has always been a bit of a troublemaker for the subsection of its users with less self-control than others. The app’s addictive gameplay has caused problems for players before, with news...

By Cody Gravelle on 15 November 2017
Analysts Say Switch Sales Will Hit 130 Million by 2022

Analysts Say Switch Sales Will Hit 130 Million by 2022

After securing the title of Nintendo’s fastest selling console ever, it’s no secret that the Switch has been a major success for the company. Following its release this past March, the aforemention...

By Riley Little on 15 November 2017
Pokemon GO: How to Catch Mewtwo

Pokemon GO: How to Catch Mewtwo

Catching any legendary Pokemon in Pokemon GO is no easy task, but Mewtwo puts up an even greater challenge than his counterparts. This isn’t because of his catch rate, which is actually higher than...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 November 2017
Wolfenstein 2 Releases Brutal, NSFW Gameplay Trailer

Wolfenstein 2 Releases Brutal, NSFW Gameplay Trailer

Just yesterday, Bethesda and MachineGames released a gameplay teaser trailer for the forthcoming first-person shooter Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus that hinted at a much larger and more sumptuous...

By Kyle Sledge on 15 November 2017
Super Mario Run is Getting Super Mario Odyssey DLC

Super Mario Run is Getting Super Mario Odyssey DLC

Super Mario Run’s latest crossover event lets players download Super Mario Odyssey-themed DLC until the end of the November if they log in on certain dates.

By Curt Hutson on 15 November 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild DLC Beaten in Under an Hour

Zelda: Breath of the Wild DLC Beaten in Under an Hour

Although The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild‘s Master Trials DLC was only made available less than a couple of weeks ago, speedrunners have already begun to blaze through the content in order t...

By Kyle Sledge on 14 November 2017
BotW: Zelda Not Playable in The Champions' Ballad DLC

BotW: Zelda Not Playable in The Champions' Ballad DLC

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has done a lot for one of the most iconic franchises in gaming history. One of the biggest changes, although understated when compared to the massive open wo...

By Cody Gravelle on 14 November 2017
How Long Does Super Mario Odyssey Take to Beat?

How Long Does Super Mario Odyssey Take to Beat?

Some fans may be wondering how long it takes to beat Nintendo’s critically-acclaimed Super Mario Odyssey for the Nintendo Switch, and we have the answer right here.

By Dalton Cooper on 13 November 2017
Mario Odyssey is the Fastest Selling Mario Game in US

Mario Odyssey is the Fastest Selling Mario Game in US

Super Mario Odyssey on Nintendo Switch continues to smash video game sales records, becoming the fastest selling title in the series in the United States.

By Olivia Falk on 13 November 2017
Super Mario Odyssey: How to Get Coins Fast

Super Mario Odyssey: How to Get Coins Fast

To fully complete Super Mario Odyssey, players will need to collect thousands upon thousands of gold coins. Here is the best way to farm coins in the game.

By Dalton Cooper on 13 November 2017
Super Mario Odyssey: How to Get Jump Rope Genius Moon

Super Mario Odyssey: How to Get Jump Rope Genius Moon

One of the most difficult Power Moons to obtain in Super Mario Odyssey is the Jump Rope Genius in the Metro Kingdom. Here is the easiest way to get it.

By Dalton Cooper on 13 November 2017
Super Mario Odyssey Gameplay Shows Seaside Kingdom

Super Mario Odyssey Gameplay Shows Seaside Kingdom

Since E3 a few months ago, Nintendo has devoted most of its time and marketing around one of the biggest first party Switch titles in 2017, Super Mario Odyssey. The ambitious title appears to be th...

By Derek Nichols on 13 November 2017
Pokemon GO: Fan with MD Reaches Level 32

Pokemon GO: Fan with MD Reaches Level 32

Sarah Ehrenfried wasn’t supposed to live past the age of two. Now at the age of 12, Sarah is a straight-A student who loves reading, going to school, and playing video games. One of Sarah’s favorit...

By Dalton Cooper on 12 November 2017
EA is Done Making Nintendo Switch Games for Now

EA is Done Making Nintendo Switch Games for Now

Electronic Arts reveals that it is done making Nintendo Switch games until it can determine how successful FIFA 18 has been on Nintendo’s new console.

By Dalton Cooper on 12 November 2017
Pokemon GO: All the Shiny Pokemon in the Game

Pokemon GO: All the Shiny Pokemon in the Game

In the second generation of Pokemon games, Gold and Silver, Game Freak introduced palette-swapped creatures called shiny Pokemon. Encountering a shiny Pokemon in the wild is extremely rare, and so...

By Dalton Cooper on 11 November 2017
New Pokemon Leak for Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon

New Pokemon Leak for Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon

New Pokemon from Pokemon Ultra Sun and Pokemon Ultra Moon have leaked online, including what’s said to be the final form of the Legendary Pokemon Necrozma. A series of leaked images claiming to be...

By Rory Young on 11 November 2017
Pokemon GO: How to Solo An Omastar Raid

Pokemon GO: How to Solo An Omastar Raid

Pokemon GO players are still adjusting to the new rotation of Battle Raid bosses and mastering their strategies for taking down the challenges as effortlessly as possible. Most serious players like...

By Denny Connolly on 11 November 2017
Pokemon GO Changes PokeStop and Gym Drops

Pokemon GO Changes PokeStop and Gym Drops

Pokemon GO players who rely upon visiting Pokemon Gyms and PokeStops to collect items will notice a significant change in what they receive. Niantic has altered the drop rate from PokeStops and Gym...

By Sarah Fields on 11 November 2017
Pokemon GO: Shiny Ho-Oh, Celebi Models Datamined

Pokemon GO: Shiny Ho-Oh, Celebi Models Datamined

It was just a few weeks ago when Pokemon GO developer Niantic added new characters to the game, letting players catch Gen 3 Pokemon in the wild. However, according to new files uncovered by a datam...

By Jasmine Henry on 11 November 2017
Super Mario Odyssey Gameplay Highlights New Donk City

Super Mario Odyssey Gameplay Highlights New Donk City

It’s been a great year for Nintendo so far, as its latest console, the Switch, has been a massive success thanks in large part to monthly AAA releases like The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild,...

By Derek Nichols on 10 November 2017
Nintendo Direct Broadcast Set for September 13

Nintendo Direct Broadcast Set for September 13

Now that summer is drawing to a close, we’re getting into the busiest period of the year when it comes to new video game releases. Nintendo has pledged to update fans on what’s next for the Switch...

By Brad Jones on 10 November 2017
Super Mario Odyssey: Nintendo Reveals Brand New World

Super Mario Odyssey: Nintendo Reveals Brand New World

Another Nintendo Direct aired today that focused on the Switch and 3DS. To close things out, Nintendo gave viewers a broader look at the various worlds found in Super Mario Odyssey, including one s...

By Curt Hutson on 10 November 2017
Smash Bros. Mod Adds Shirtless Mario from Odyssey

Smash Bros. Mod Adds Shirtless Mario from Odyssey

When Nintendo released new gameplay footage of Super Mario Odyssey, fans of the character went wild, but not all of that enthusiasm was due to the footage of a new world. Many Mario fans took to so...

By Jasmine Henry on 10 November 2017
Pokemon GO Extends Deal on Pokeball Boxes

Pokemon GO Extends Deal on Pokeball Boxes

Trainers who aren’t quite ready to wrap up the Pokemon GO Halloween event festivities will be pleased to know that the availability of special boxes in the game’s shop has been extended. The news...

By Curt Hutson on 09 November 2017
New Pokemon GO Safari Event Coming This Month

New Pokemon GO Safari Event Coming This Month

Over the past several month, Pokemon GO has hosted seven different Safari Zone events in shopping centres all around Europe. In total, over 20,000 trainers have made an appearance at these small-sc...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 09 November 2017
Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon Helping Switch Development

Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon Helping Switch Development

With a Pokemon game for the Switch confirmed, some might see Pokemon Ultra Sun & Moon as a hinderance to its development. A recent GameSpot interview with developer Game Freak, however, reveals...

By Curt Hutson on 09 November 2017
Pokemon GO Brings Back Legendary Birds in Select Areas

Pokemon GO Brings Back Legendary Birds in Select Areas

It’s been a few weeks since Legendary Birds appeared in Pokemon GO, as the beloved creatures faded into the ether at the end of August following the limited-time-only Raid Battles. The sky-faring c...

By AJ Caulfield on 09 November 2017
Switch Production Increases to 2 Million a Month

Switch Production Increases to 2 Million a Month

Since the Nintendo Switch launched earlier this year, the console has been nigh on impossible to find. While Nintendo has doubled production in an effort to get more consoles into the hands of eage...

By Jasmine Henry on 09 November 2017
SNES Classic Will Be in Stock at GameStop Tomorrow

SNES Classic Will Be in Stock at GameStop Tomorrow

With the SNES Classic Edition set to launch tomorrow on Friday, September 29, 2017, there are likely many gaming fans wondering if they will be able to get their hands on the retro console even tho...

By Kyle Sledge on 09 November 2017
Pokemon GO Update Released For iOS

Pokemon GO Update Released For iOS

Pokemon GO players are always on the lookout for an update for the mobile AR game and Niantic delivered yet another last week. Unfortunately, this particular small patch has taken a few days to ma...

By Denny Connolly on 09 November 2017
Nintendo President Announces “Wii Party”

Nintendo President Announces “Wii Party”

In a move that’s sure to impress the hell out of rocker Andrew W. K., Nintendo president Satoru Iwata announced today that the next big title in Nintendo’s Wii-brand line will be none other than ...

By Jonathan Poole on 09 November 2017
5 Reasons Team Rocket’s Return to Pokemon is a Big Deal

5 Reasons Team Rocket’s Return to Pokemon is a Big Deal

Every hero has “their” villain. While a protagonist might face off against a myriad number of foes before their journey is done, there is always one that stands out among the rest as the perfect fo...

By Cody Gravelle on 06 November 2017
Nintendo President Teases New Donkey Kong Game

Nintendo President Teases New Donkey Kong Game

After launching the Switch earlier this year, Nintendo has been on a consistent roll month after month. Sales of the new console have been stellar thanks in large part to the release cycle which s...

By Derek Nichols on 05 November 2017
Super Mario Odyssey Does Not Have a Hub World

Super Mario Odyssey Does Not Have a Hub World

Super Mario Odyssey will not include a hub world, a staple feature of most 3D Mario games since Super Mario 64 in 1996. Nintendo producer Yoshiaki Koizumi spoke about the upcoming platforming game...

By Rory Young on 04 November 2017
Mario Is Not A Plumber Anymore

Mario Is Not A Plumber Anymore

Over the years, Mario is a character that has worn many hats. The Super Mario Odyssey star has been a monkey-fighting carpenter, a kart racer, a doctor, a sports star, and more, but outside of his...

By Dalton Cooper on 02 November 2017
Nintendo's Quality of Life Platform

Nintendo's Quality of Life Platform

After ending 2013 on a high note with some stellar 3DS titles (Pokemon X & Y, Zelda: A Link Between Worlds) and a mini Wii U revival (thanks to Super Mario Bros. 3D World), there was a growing s...

By Denny Connolly on 01 November 2017
‘Super Smash Bros. for Wii U’ Mega Man vs. Mario Off-Screen Gameplay

‘Super Smash Bros. for Wii U’ Mega Man vs. Mario Off-Screen Gameplay

During E3 2013’s Nintendo Direct, gamers were happy to see that the next entry in the Super Smash Bros. franchise was in development, but were especially delighted to hear there would be two version...

By Curt Hutson on 01 November 2017
6 Things Pokemon on Nintendo Switch Needs to Have

6 Things Pokemon on Nintendo Switch Needs to Have

When Nintendo officially confirmed that a Pokemon RPG for the Switch was in development, fans of the series were delighted. But sadly, neither Nintendo nor developer Game Freak have revealed many o...

By Jasmine Henry on 31 October 2017
Rocket League Switch Not Offering Tabletop Multiplayer?

Rocket League Switch Not Offering Tabletop Multiplayer?

The Nintendo E3 2017 Digital Event was full of a huge number of big announcements, from a Pokemon game for the Nintendo Switch through to the unveiling of Metroid Prime 4. The first real surprise o...

By Rob Gordon on 30 October 2017
Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser's Minions Review

Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser's Minions Review

Upon its debut in 2003, Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga for the Game Boy Advance was a welcomed venture by RPG aficionados. Since then the company has continued to cater to this demand by turning...

By Riley Little on 30 October 2017
Super Mario Odyssey Shows Off Luncheon Kingdom Gameplay

Super Mario Odyssey Shows Off Luncheon Kingdom Gameplay

F0r this year’s Gamescom event in Cologne, Germany, Nintendo brought its biggest upcoming Nintendo Switch exclusive game, Super Mario Odyssey. Super Mario Odyssey producer Yoshiaki Koizumi was on-h...

By Dalton Cooper on 30 October 2017
Pokemon GO Will Improve EX Raid Invite System

Pokemon GO Will Improve EX Raid Invite System

Pokemon GO developer Niantic has been testing the EX Raid battle system over the past few weeks. Niantic plans to roll out the feature worldwide, but before that global launch, the developer must g...

By Jasmine Henry on 30 October 2017
Overwatch Meets Pokemon in Cool Crossover 'Game'

Overwatch Meets Pokemon in Cool Crossover 'Game'

Overwatch and Pokemon are two of the most popular video game franchises around, as each has millions of fans around the world. It also means that there’s a lot of overlap of fans who love both Over...

By Jasmine Henry on 30 October 2017
Pokemon GO Dev Allegedly Files Complaint Against Rival

Pokemon GO Dev Allegedly Files Complaint Against Rival

Pokemon GO has made over a billion dollars, giving players a new way to use the augmented reality (AR) technology in their smartphones. The game’s success means that many similar AR games have been...

By Jasmine Henry on 28 October 2017
Artist Imagines What Pokemon Would Look Like in Real Life

Artist Imagines What Pokemon Would Look Like in Real Life

The popularity of Pokemon continues to grow, and creatures like Pikachu are a household name. Some of those little critters are so darn huggable that fans often imagine what Pokemon would look like...

By Curt Hutson on 28 October 2017
Nintendo Wii Slim Announced; Removes Gamecube Support

Nintendo Wii Slim Announced; Removes Gamecube Support

Are you tired of your huge, bulky Wii? Nintendo has the answer! This morning during Gamescom 2011 the Big N announced they will be releasing an even smaller cuter Wii Family Edition for the holid...

By Alex Sebenski on 28 October 2017
Nintendo Drops Price of Wii, New Bundle Includes ‘Wii Sports Resort’

Nintendo Drops Price of Wii, New Bundle Includes ‘Wii Sports Resort’

Many gamers are eagerly anticipating the release of Nintendo’s Wii U as we slowly approach the new console’s release date, but some may have overlooked the sales potential that the Wii will still...

By Riley Little on 28 October 2017
UK Retailers Setting Bargain Price Point for Nintendo’s Wii Slim?

UK Retailers Setting Bargain Price Point for Nintendo’s Wii Slim?

Near the end of GamesCom 2011, Nintendo announced that they would be removing many of the ugly and unnecessary aspects in the Wii – to develop a newer, slimmer “Family Edition Wii.” The downside? Nin...

By William Case on 28 October 2017
Japan’s Best Selling Games of 2011

Japan’s Best Selling Games of 2011

2011 is slowly fading into memory. There can be little doubt that it will go down in the history books as one of the best years for games ever, despite plummeting sales figures. Here in the West,...

By Jeff Schille on 28 October 2017
Nintendo Releases First-Party Wii and ‘Pokémon’ Sales Numbers

Nintendo Releases First-Party Wii and ‘Pokémon’ Sales Numbers

It goes without saying that Nintendo is preparing for a big year in 2012. With the release of the Wii U, and the aftermath of a 3DS price drop, looming over the horizon, the house that Mario buil...

By Anthony Taormina on 28 October 2017
Super Mario Odyssey is First Mario Game Rated E10+

Super Mario Odyssey is First Mario Game Rated E10+

At E3 2017, Nintendo went all in on Super Mario Odyssey, dressing its booth as if it were taken right from New Donk City. Fans also got an extended look at areas in the game and learned of brand ne...

By Derek Nichols on 28 October 2017
Super Mario Odyssey Teases Underwater Level?

Super Mario Odyssey Teases Underwater Level?

With Super Mario Odyssey less than three months out before its highly-anticipated October 2017 launch, fans are looking forward to every little piece of information related to the upcoming Nintendo...

By Alexander Pan on 28 October 2017
10 Best Nintendo Launch Games Ever

10 Best Nintendo Launch Games Ever

With the launch of the innovative Nintendo Switch console right around the corner, Game Rant takes a look back at the best launch games in Nintendo history. On March 3rd, Nintendo will be releasing...

By Dalton Cooper on 28 October 2017
Borderlands 3 is Not in Development for Nintendo Switch

Borderlands 3 is Not in Development for Nintendo Switch

Responding to a fan on Twitter, Gearbox Software CEO Randy Pitchford indicates that there are no plans to bring the upcoming Borderlands 3 to the Nintendo Switch. One of the promises Nintendo has m...

By Dalton Cooper on 27 October 2017
Pokemon GO: Where to Find Each Legendary Raid Pokemon

Pokemon GO: Where to Find Each Legendary Raid Pokemon

Dedicated Pokemon GO players that are looking to catch ’em all should know that the three legendary beasts, Entei, Raikou, and Suicune from Pokemon Gold, Silver, and Crystal, have yet again been ro...

By Dalton Cooper on 26 October 2017
Super Mario Odyssey Removes Sombrero Mario from Box Art

Super Mario Odyssey Removes Sombrero Mario from Box Art

Now that the upcoming Super Mario Odyssey has its official ESRB rating, Nintendo has released updated box art for the game. But some fans have noticed that the new box art doesn’t just replace the...

By Dalton Cooper on 25 October 2017
Fan Made Switch Clone Plays Classic Nintendo Games

Fan Made Switch Clone Plays Classic Nintendo Games

Recently, Nintendo devices have proved to be a little hard to come by. Although Nintendo has increased Switch monthly production, the console has been a huge sales success, while retro devices like...

By Rob Gordon on 23 October 2017
Pokemon GO: How PokeStop Drop Rates Have Changed

Pokemon GO: How PokeStop Drop Rates Have Changed

The role of the PokeStop is a big one for Pokemon GO players, with PokeStops acting as a vital place to receive important drops. However, recently users noticed that PokeStops may have been stealth...

By Rob Gordon on 23 October 2017
Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon Are Last Main Games on 3DS

Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon Are Last Main Games on 3DS

During the most recent Pokemon-only Nintendo Direct presentation, many gamers the world over were disappointed to learn that the next core installments in the series would be locked to the 3DS/2DS...

By Riley Little on 22 October 2017
Pokemon GO Halloween Leak Shows Witch Hat Pikachu

Pokemon GO Halloween Leak Shows Witch Hat Pikachu

Pokemon GO‘s Halloween 2017 event still has yet to kick off, but even so, information on what it will entail has leaked to the public. The latest leak surrounding the event is thanks to a premature...

By Dalton Cooper on 22 October 2017
Pokemon GO Adding New Battle Mode in 2018

Pokemon GO Adding New Battle Mode in 2018

Pokemon GO may be set to introduce Gen 3 Pokemon in its next, major update, but it seems that this isn’t the only thing that developer Niantic is secretly working on. The company’s boss has now con...

By Jasmine Henry on 21 October 2017
Pokemon Sun/Moon Will Release Shiny Silvally to Players

Pokemon Sun/Moon Will Release Shiny Silvally to Players

About a couple of weeks ago, fans of the role-playing games Pokemon Sun and Moon were able to receive a level 50 Charizard for free by visiting a participating Target store from October 1, 2017 thr...

By Kyle Sledge on 21 October 2017
Nintendo is Open to Mature Games on the Switch Console

Nintendo is Open to Mature Games on the Switch Console

In the months since the Nintendo Switch launched, and even the time before that, fans have been discussing which games they hope will arrive to the versatile console. Titles that go beyond the most...

By AJ Caulfield on 21 October 2017
5 Superstitious Things Pokemon Players Do

5 Superstitious Things Pokemon Players Do

The Pokemon series has been around since 1996, but while the style of the series and the platforms it can be played upon has changed, a lot of fans’ mindsets have stayed the same. Pokemon players w...

By Jasmine Henry on 21 October 2017
10 Unlikely Games We Want on a Nintendo 64 Classic

10 Unlikely Games We Want on a Nintendo 64 Classic

Nostalgia is one of the more marketable aspects of the gaming industry nowadays, with remakes surfacing as some of the most anticipated titles for gamers the world over. Nintendo in particular has...

By Riley Little on 21 October 2017
Breath of the Wild DLC Adds More Timeline Confusion

Breath of the Wild DLC Adds More Timeline Confusion

The latest DLC for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has reinvigorated the conversation regarding the game’s placement in the franchise’s timeline. Items included in the DLC point to The Lege...

By Rory Young on 19 October 2017
Fire Emblem Warriors Trailer Shows Off New Gameplay

Fire Emblem Warriors Trailer Shows Off New Gameplay

While Nintendo may have had the shortest press conference at E3 2017 this year, it was laser focused on the Nintendo Switch. Fans got first looks at a number of unannounced titles such as Kirby and...

By Derek Nichols on 19 October 2017
Fire Emblem Warriors Announced

Fire Emblem Warriors Announced

Nintendo’s live event for their upcoming console, the Switch, revealed Fire Emblem Warriors amid a flurry of fresh, new titles coming to the console in the future. During the Switch event, the next...

By Curt Hutson on 19 October 2017
Pokemon GO: Entei Now Available In America

Pokemon GO: Entei Now Available In America

After a month of hunting down Raikou, Pokemon GO players in the Americas are more than ready for the legendary rotation. It’s been a mystery which of the hounds would arrive next, but the secret is...

By Denny Connolly on 18 October 2017
Spike 2011 Video Game Awards Nominees & Hall of Fame Inductee

Spike 2011 Video Game Awards Nominees & Hall of Fame Inductee

The complete list of 2011 Spike Video Game Awards nominees have been announced! Every year since 2003, Spike has honored the best in video gaming with a ceremony celebrating all that we love. The...

By Tyler Schirado on 17 October 2017
Pokemon GO Removed Some Pokestops to Fix 2 Item Glitch

Pokemon GO Removed Some Pokestops to Fix 2 Item Glitch

The smash-hit iOS and Android title of last summer, one that took the world by storm and reinvigorated the mobile gaming scene, Pokemon GO has sadly suffered a number of hardships recently. From th...

By AJ Caulfield on 15 October 2017
Xbox: Games Like Zelda, Horizon Don't Have Same Impact

Xbox: Games Like Zelda, Horizon Don't Have Same Impact

Xbox head Phil Spencer recently shared an update on the future of Microsoft’s gaming endeavors, from enhanced support for the Xbox console and its first-party titles to crafting innovative new serv...

By AJ Caulfield on 15 October 2017
Weekly Wrap-Up

Weekly Wrap-Up

Several major video games hit store shelves and download services this past week as we approach the beginnings of the exciting fall video game release season and along with a listing of these rev...

By Rob Keyes on 15 October 2017
Nintendo Switch Maintenance Coming This Week

Nintendo Switch Maintenance Coming This Week

It’s no major secret that the Nintendo Switch is still one of the most highly coveted pieces of hardware in the gaming world right now, with the Big N having recently increased production to 2 mill...

By Kyle Sledge on 15 October 2017
E3 2011 Awards: Winners

E3 2011 Awards: Winners

Leading up to E3, the Game Rant team put together lists for our most anticipated confirmed games E3 2011 and our most anticipated rumored games. Several of the rumored games did end up being show...

By Rob Keyes on 14 October 2017
Star Fox 2 SNES Carts are Already Being Pirated

Star Fox 2 SNES Carts are Already Being Pirated

Ask anyone which console they have their eyes on right now, and they’ll likely answer with “the SNES Classic Edition.” Nintendo’s highly anticipated console launched just a day ago, on September 29...

By AJ Caulfield on 14 October 2017
SNES Classic Sells Out in Minutes at Gamestop

SNES Classic Sells Out in Minutes at Gamestop

The SNES Classic Edition released roughly 24 hours ago and, as expected, Nintendo seems to have another hit on its hands. Gamers who were unable to secure a pre-order when they went on sale headed...

By Denny Connolly on 14 October 2017
Super Mario Odyssey Review

Super Mario Odyssey Review

Super Mario Odyssey is a spectacular return to form that’ll delight casual players and platforming fans, delivering one of the biggest and best games ever from Nintendo.

By Riley Little on 13 October 2017
Doom Switch Release Date Confirmed in New Trailer

Doom Switch Release Date Confirmed in New Trailer

id Software confirms that FPS fans will only have to wait a few more weeks before they can get their hands on Doom for the Nintendo Switch, and start slaying demons on the go.

By Brad Jones on 13 October 2017
Stardew Valley Dated for Nintendo Switch

Stardew Valley Dated for Nintendo Switch

Stardew Valley’s creator announces that the hit farming simulator game will come to the Nintendo Switch on October 5th, but without multiplayer functionality.

By Dalton Cooper on 13 October 2017
What Each Super Mario Odyssey Amiibo Unlocks In-Game

What Each Super Mario Odyssey Amiibo Unlocks In-Game

Super Mario Odyssey players can use a range of Amiibo in order to boost their gameplay or change up Mario’s signature look. Here’s what each one can do.

By Maxwell Jeffery on 13 October 2017
Animal Crossing Mobile Game Turns Tom Nook Into a Meme

Animal Crossing Mobile Game Turns Tom Nook Into a Meme

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp microtransactions turn Tom Nook into the latest gaming meme, as fans wonder just how far the NPC will go to collect debts.

By Jasmine Henry on 12 October 2017
Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp Announced for Mobile

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp Announced for Mobile

Nintendo reveals Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp during a new Direct presentation. The mobile title will release in late November on Android and iOS devices.

By Maxwell Jeffery on 12 October 2017
EA Games Considering More Games for Nintendo Switch

EA Games Considering More Games for Nintendo Switch

It’s no secret that the Nintendo Switch has been a success for the house of Mario so far. After confirming that the Switch is the fastest selling console in Nintendo’s history, the company is sure...

By Riley Little on 08 October 2017
FIFA 18 on Nintendo Switch Misses Two Crucial Features

FIFA 18 on Nintendo Switch Misses Two Crucial Features

EA Sports announced FIFA 18 yesterday, with Cristiano Ronaldo as its cover star. The game will be released on PC and consoles, however, the Nintendo Switch version of FIFA 18 will be missing two cr...

By Jasmine Henry on 08 October 2017
Metroid: Samus Returns Adds Aeion Abilities

Metroid: Samus Returns Adds Aeion Abilities

It has been an extremely busy day for the Metroid franchise. After years of keeping fans waiting, Nintendo finally announced the development of a new Metroid title in Metroid Prime 4, and the title...

By Cody Gravelle on 08 October 2017
Zelda: BotW Fans Make Beautiful Nintendo Switch Mod

Zelda: BotW Fans Make Beautiful Nintendo Switch Mod

Without a doubt, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild will go down as one of the best games of 2017 thanks to its impeccable open world gameplay, its fantastic soundtrack, and perhaps most impor...

By Kyle Sledge on 08 October 2017
Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon Has Trainers Leaving Alola

Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon Has Trainers Leaving Alola

A new trailer for Pokemon Ultra Sun and Pokemon Ultra Moon has arrived, bringing with it new information about trainers’ new quests in and around the Alola region. It seems that in this new take o...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 07 October 2017
9 of the Weirdest Pokemon Fan Theories

9 of the Weirdest Pokemon Fan Theories

The Pokemon series of games that has been running since 1996 has spawned many bizarre spin-offs and has sold millions of copies across the globe. Fortunately, the popularity of the franchise (and a...

By Jasmine Henry on 07 October 2017
Monster Hunter Stories Review

Monster Hunter Stories Review

As one of Capcom’s flagship properties in Japan, Monster Hunter has struggled to resonate with western audiences. Perhaps this lingering desire to break through to a new demographic is what trigger...

By Riley Little on 07 October 2017
GTA Parent Company 'Optimistic' About Nintendo Switch

GTA Parent Company 'Optimistic' About Nintendo Switch

Like many video game publishers, Take-Two Interactive had been taking a “wait and see” approach when it comes to supporting the Nintendo Switch. However, it seems as though the company, which overs...

By Dalton Cooper on 06 October 2017
Pokken Tournament DX Review

Pokken Tournament DX Review

As one of the more divisive fighting games, Pokken Tournament struggled to find a dedicated user base following its release. Some believed it to lack competitive depth, while more casual users grew...

By Riley Little on 06 October 2017
Metroid 3DS XL Announced for Samus Returns Release

Metroid 3DS XL Announced for Samus Returns Release

Nintendo is hitting Metroid fans with a double dose of good news today, as the company has announced an all-new Metroid-themed Nintendo 3DS XL to coincide with the launch of Metroid: Samus Returns....

By AJ Caulfield on 06 October 2017
PS4 Should Support Cross-Play, Just Not With Xbox

PS4 Should Support Cross-Play, Just Not With Xbox

The notion of cross-platform play would have seemed absurd to gaming fans even half a decade ago, when people still earnestly believed that the famed “console wars” of the early-to-mid-2000s would...

By Cody Gravelle on 04 October 2017
Metroid: Samus Returns Review

Metroid: Samus Returns Review

It has been 13 years since the Metroid franchise last threw the titular Samus Aran into a side-scrolling shooter, and that’s a reality that’s been looked upon rather disparagingly by fans of the se...

By Riley Little on 04 October 2017
Nintendo Switch Holiday Supply Unlikely to Meet Demand

Nintendo Switch Holiday Supply Unlikely to Meet Demand

Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime is unable to commit to keeping the Nintendo Switch in stock over the holiday season. Speaking with Variety, Fils-Aime says the company is aware of the...

By Rory Young on 03 October 2017
Pokemon GO Equinox Event Stardust Problem Fixed

Pokemon GO Equinox Event Stardust Problem Fixed

Niantic has announced the issue surrounding double Stardust rewards during the Pokemon GO Equinox Event has been resolved. The company took to Twitter to ease the woes of Pokemon GO players experienc...

By Curt Hutson on 03 October 2017
FF15 Director Discussing Full Switch Port with Nintendo

FF15 Director Discussing Full Switch Port with Nintendo

Over the course of the past several months, Final Fantasy 15‘s director Hajime Tabata has been hinting at a Nintendo Switch version of the popular role-playing game, but he has yet to confirm whet...

By Kyle Sledge on 03 October 2017
GameStop Defends Expensive SNES Classic Bundles

GameStop Defends Expensive SNES Classic Bundles

From before even the SNES Classic was announced, Nintendo fans and gamers across the world were preparing themselves for a battle to get hold of the much-wanted console. As it turns out, this has p...

By Rob Gordon on 03 October 2017
Microsoft Wants Crossplay with Valve, Nintendo

Microsoft Wants Crossplay with Valve, Nintendo

With the lines between console brands slowly beginning to blur, Microsoft has emerged as the first of the “big three” companies actively seeking to embrace partnerships with its competitors. While...

By Cody Gravelle on 03 October 2017
Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Gets Release Date on Switch

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Gets Release Date on Switch

Following the confirmation that a new Nintendo Direct presentation would be arriving today, it seemed obvious that the company would want to touch upon one of the biggest games it has releasing for...

By Riley Little on 03 October 2017
Nintendo Clamps Down on YouTube Livestreams

Nintendo Clamps Down on YouTube Livestreams

Over the years, Nintendo has taken a more protective view of its intellectual property than some other companies, and nowhere is this more true than with the Nintendo Creators Program, which allows...

By Rob Gordon on 03 October 2017
Pokemon Gold and Silver Launch Trailer for 3DS

Pokemon Gold and Silver Launch Trailer for 3DS

Several months ago during a Nintendo Direct presentation dedicated entirely to Pocket Monster news, it was confirmed that Pokemon Gold and Silver were slated for a Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console rele...

By Kyle Sledge on 03 October 2017
Super Mario Run Adding Princess Daisy, New World

Super Mario Run Adding Princess Daisy, New World

Nintendo has never made it secret that it planned on adding new playable characters to Super Mario Run, and on September 29th, a new character will finally join the game. In the next update, Prince...

By Dalton Cooper on 03 October 2017
Some Nintendo Switch Games Will Require SD Card to Play

Some Nintendo Switch Games Will Require SD Card to Play

The Nintendo Switch’s storage limitations may have caught up with it sooner than expected, as some upcoming games are already requiring micro SD cards to play. This week, NBA 2K18 revealed its Nint...

By Anthony Taormina on 03 October 2017
Bethesda Makes Retro Skyrim Box for SNES Classic Launch

Bethesda Makes Retro Skyrim Box for SNES Classic Launch

Without a doubt, today’s official launch of the SNES Classic is an exciting prospect for many, especially for those who were lucky or determined enough to get their hands on Nintendo’s latest retro...

By Kyle Sledge on 03 October 2017
Pokemon GO Adds Global Goals Avatar Item

Pokemon GO Adds Global Goals Avatar Item

In the past, gamers have seen Niantic Inc. use the enormous Pokemon GO player base as a captive audience for companies like McDonalds and Starbucks. Now, the studio is introducing some new content...

By Brad Jones on 03 October 2017
The Legend of Zelda Compared to American Tax Code

The Legend of Zelda Compared to American Tax Code

It turns out that Vah Ruta isn’t the only elephant to be found when it comes to The Legend of Zelda. It just so happens that House Republicans have taken an interest in the beloved Nintendo franchi...

By Rob Gordon on 02 October 2017
Pokemon GO Announces Fall Event Details

Pokemon GO Announces Fall Event Details

The rest of the year looks like a busy, but exciting time for Pokemon GO players across the globe. Not only has the game introduced three new legendary Pokemon but a brand new event is set to arriv...

By Jasmine Henry on 02 October 2017
Pokemon GO Equinox Event Boxes Detailed

Pokemon GO Equinox Event Boxes Detailed

The popular mobile game Pokemon GO is currently holding an Equinox Event that affords trainers unique opportunities, such as the chance to purchase special boxes from the in-game shop. For the Poke...

By Curt Hutson on 02 October 2017
Nintendo Loses Wii Remote Patent Lawsuit

Nintendo Loses Wii Remote Patent Lawsuit

It’s an unfortunate day for the Big N, as it’s been announced that Nintendo of America has lost a patent lawsuit involving its Wii Remote controllers. A Dallas, Texas jury declared earlier this wee...

By AJ Caulfield on 02 October 2017
Pokemon Go: How Safari Zone Events Work

Pokemon Go: How Safari Zone Events Work

The first Safari Zone events for Pokemon GO kick off in Europe today. The cities hosting the event for September 16 are Barcelona, Paris, and Oberhausen. Information on the event is pouring in from...

By Curt Hutson on 02 October 2017
Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon Reveals New Ultra Beasts

Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon Reveals New Ultra Beasts

It’s an exciting time to be a Pokemon fan, as the latest Nintendo Direct reveals more exciting details about the upcoming Pokemon Ultra Sun and Pokemon Ultra Moon. The new trailer for the game cove...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 02 October 2017
Bayonetta 3 Teased by Hideki Kamiya

Bayonetta 3 Teased by Hideki Kamiya

It’s been three years since Bayonetta 2 launched on the Wii U to overwhelmingly positive reviews, and fans of the franchise have been waiting patiently for a sequel to be announced. While Bayonetta...

By Dalton Cooper on 02 October 2017
Pokemon Sun and Moon Add Four New Mega Stones

Pokemon Sun and Moon Add Four New Mega Stones

Collecting all of the powerful Mega Stones in Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon just got a whole lot easier, as Nintendo issues a new Mystery Gift code that will give players access to some fan-favorite...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 02 October 2017
This New Nintendo 2DS XL is Every Pokemon Fan's Dream

This New Nintendo 2DS XL is Every Pokemon Fan's Dream

It was a busy day for Nintendo, as the company held a brand new Direct event, giving fans a glimpse into its plans for the rest of 2017. While many fans were hoping for news on rumored Switch games...

By Derek Nichols on 02 October 2017
Splatoon 2 Has Sold Over 1 Million Copies in Japan

Splatoon 2 Has Sold Over 1 Million Copies in Japan

As one of the more successful I.P. to come out of Nintendo in recent memory, Splatoon 2 was clearly going to be a hit upon its release earlier this year. The game has an especially large following...

By Riley Little on 02 October 2017
Toys R Us May Be Going Bankrupt

Toys R Us May Be Going Bankrupt

Toys R Us is one of the largest toy retailers in the world, but the brick and mortar giant may be in trouble. The company has to pay off $400 million in debt in 2018, and it has hired the Kirkland...

By Dalton Cooper on 02 October 2017
Pokemon Sun and Moon: How to Get Ash Hat Pikachu

Pokemon Sun and Moon: How to Get Ash Hat Pikachu

Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon might soon be overshadowed by the pending release of Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon, but Nintendo hasn’t stopped supporting the former game’s community, especially in...

By Cody Gravelle on 02 October 2017
Pokemon GO: Last Ball Bug Fixed

Pokemon GO: Last Ball Bug Fixed

Since Pokemon GO released its newest raiding feature, allowing players to catch powerful Pokemon and legendary creatures alike, one of the biggest complaints that have been made to developer Nianti...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 02 October 2017
Pokemon GO Gets Small Update

Pokemon GO Gets Small Update

Pokemon GO has already received one patch this week, as developer Niantic adjusted the auto pick feature for the game’s raids. But it seems that the game’s developer isn’t done providing players wi...

By Jasmine Henry on 02 October 2017
Pokemon GO Raid Eggs Return

Pokemon GO Raid Eggs Return

Developer Niantic Inc. is constantly tweaking Pokemon GO to make sure that the experience keeps players invested. Now, the studio has seemingly retracted a recent change made to the game’s new Raid...

By Brad Jones on 02 October 2017
Halo Characters Arriving on Switch Through Minecraft

Halo Characters Arriving on Switch Through Minecraft

It has always been something of a pipe dream, but Master Chief will now officially be appearing on a Nintendo console – albeit in a slightly different form than many had likely hoped for. The Halo...

By Riley Little on 30 September 2017
Pokemon GO Adds Mewtwo EX Raids at Starbucks

Pokemon GO Adds Mewtwo EX Raids at Starbucks

Last month, Pokemon GO officially introduced Mewtwo as a legendary Pokemon. Mewtwo would be part of the game’s EX raid battle system, an invite-only feature that is currently in testing. While many...

By Jasmine Henry on 30 September 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild DLC Hides Secret Area

Zelda: Breath of the Wild DLC Hides Secret Area

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has been infused with a breath of fresh air thanks to its Master Trials DLC, an expansion that adds some significant content to the game while also providing...

By Cody Gravelle on 29 September 2017
Breath of the Wild's Trial of the Sword Beat in 1 Hour

Breath of the Wild's Trial of the Sword Beat in 1 Hour

Now that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild finally has some new content, the speedrunning community has begun to migrate back to one of Nintendo’s finest games. It only took players five hour...

By Cody Gravelle on 29 September 2017
Zelda: BotW's New DLC Has Already Been Beaten

Zelda: BotW's New DLC Has Already Been Beaten

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild gave gamers dozens of hours of gameplay, exploration, plot, quests, and side-quests. The first The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild DLC offers a new chall...

By Mark Knapp on 28 September 2017
Pokemon Sun and Moon: How To Claim Free Celebi

Pokemon Sun and Moon: How To Claim Free Celebi

Pokemon GO players are out hatching eggs during the equinox event, but 3DS gamers are still trying to catch ’em all too. With the new release of Pokemon Gold and Silver on the 3DS eShop, consumers...

By Denny Connolly on 27 September 2017
Pokemon GO: Everything That Hatches From Special Eggs

Pokemon GO: Everything That Hatches From Special Eggs

The equinox event is up and running in the world of Pokemon GO and players are currently busy racking up double stardust and trying to hatch as many 2km eggs as possible. Now that the event bug inv...

By Denny Connolly on 26 September 2017
Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon Trailer Shows Off Photo Club

Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon Trailer Shows Off Photo Club

The Pokemon Company has released a new trailer for Pokemon Ultra Sun and Pokemon Ultra Moon, offering one of the first looks into the upcoming RPGs’ gameplay. That includes new features, like the P...

By Rory Young on 25 September 2017
Nintendo Switch Hides Golf Mini-Game

Nintendo Switch Hides Golf Mini-Game

The Nintendo Switch may have launched in March, but the portable console evidently still has plenty of hidden tricks up its sleeve – or more accurately, within its firmware. This weekend, a datamin...

By John Jacques on 23 September 2017
Pokemon GO: How to Reroll Raid Bosses for Higher CP

Pokemon GO: How to Reroll Raid Bosses for Higher CP

Pokemon GO fans who have been getting involved in the game’s new legendary Pokemon raids will all know the pain of finally defeating the powerful raid boss, only for it to drop in Capture Points (C...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 22 September 2017
Pokken Tournament DX Review in Progress

Pokken Tournament DX Review in Progress

As one of the more divisive fighting games, Pokken Tournament struggled to find a dedicated user base following its release. Some believed it to lack competitive depth, while more casual users grew...

By Riley Little on 22 September 2017
Pokemon GO: The Problem With Legendaries

Pokemon GO: The Problem With Legendaries

Ever since Pokemon GO‘s announcement trailer, fans have been eagerly awaiting the release of their favorite legendary Pokemon. Starting strong with the team mascots Zapdos, Articuno, and Moltres, t...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 22 September 2017
Netflix App Ready for Switch, Needs Nintendo's Approval

Netflix App Ready for Switch, Needs Nintendo's Approval

With the Nintendo Switch having performed so well during its launch period, it seems unusual that the console/handheld hybrid is still yet to feature a video streaming service. Luckily, for all tho...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 22 September 2017
Nintendo Launching Legend of Zelda Sales

Nintendo Launching Legend of Zelda Sales

Nintendo announces a round of sales on a variety of The Legend of Zelda titles for the European Nintendo eShop, with discounts available on a number of classic games from the series. With the rele...

By Rob Gordon on 21 September 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild DLC Size on Switch Revealed

Zelda: Breath of the Wild DLC Size on Switch Revealed

The Legend of Zelda fans around the world are likely bracing themselves for the launch of an extra special franchise addition: the first ever DLC pack for Breath of the Wild. Arriving in just a few...

By AJ Caulfield on 21 September 2017
The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds Preview

The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds Preview

It’s been a long time since gamers fired up a top-down Zelda game, but Nintendo plans on rectifying that oversight later this year with a sequel to the critically acclaimed The Legend of Zelda: A...

By Riley Little on 21 September 2017
Miyamoto Didn't Like Zelda: A Link Between Worlds

Miyamoto Didn't Like Zelda: A Link Between Worlds

As reviews for The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds begin to hit, it’s becoming increasingly obvious that the game is far from lacking in terms of quality. As a direct follow up to SNES cla...

By Riley Little on 21 September 2017
The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds

The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds

Exactly 22 years after unleashing one of the most beloved games of all time, The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, the company known for taking huge risks has made lightning strike twice, all...

By Kyle Matthews on 21 September 2017
New Legend of Zelda Figure is a Collector's Dream

New Legend of Zelda Figure is a Collector's Dream

Max Factory produces a new Figma figure based off Link’s appearance in The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds, complete with a full arsenal from the game. Between collector’s editions and speci...

By Sarah Fields on 21 September 2017
Legend of Zelda Trading Cards Listed Online

Legend of Zelda Trading Cards Listed Online

A new Legend of Zelda trading card set appears online for pre-order, with a variety of additional collectible goodies included in the larger of the two packs. Nintendo has been hard at work for the...

By Sarah Fields on 21 September 2017
5 Developers We Want to Make A Horror Game

5 Developers We Want to Make A Horror Game

When gamers think of the best horror game developers, a couple of names that often come to mind are Shinji Mikami, the grandfather of survival-horror who created Resident Evil, and Keiichiro Toyama...

By Dalton Cooper on 19 September 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild - Where to Find Majora's Mask

Zelda: Breath of the Wild - Where to Find Majora's Mask

Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is full of endless hours of gameplay to keep players entertained months after the game’s launch, but that hasn’t stopped Nintendo from releasing some substantial...

By Denny Connolly on 17 September 2017
Pokemon GO Tells Player to Go Outside in Hurricane Irma

Pokemon GO Tells Player to Go Outside in Hurricane Irma

As a mobile game, Pokemon GO is able to use push notifications to remind its players to go outside and get involved in the fun. But while the game’s notification feature may be annoying for some, t...

By Jasmine Henry on 16 September 2017
Pokemon Unlikely to Release on Non-Nintendo Consoles

Pokemon Unlikely to Release on Non-Nintendo Consoles

Pokemon and Nintendo have been an iconic duo ever since Pokemon Blue and Pokemon Red made their respective debuts for the original Game Boy in 1996. Ever since then, one of the biggest draws for Ni...

By John Jacques on 16 September 2017
Pokemon GO Removes Species from Egg Hatch Pool

Pokemon GO Removes Species from Egg Hatch Pool

Niantic is fairly transparent when it comes to the updates it makes to Pokemon GO, but it keeps some things under wraps. For example, the company rarely reveals when it has made changes to the egg...

By Dalton Cooper on 16 September 2017
Pokemon GO Needs to Increase Golden Razz Berry Drops

Pokemon GO Needs to Increase Golden Razz Berry Drops

Catching legendary Pokemon in Pokemon GO is no easy task. Doing so requires players to assemble a large group of experienced trainers with powerful Pokemon to complete the legendary raid, and then...

By Dalton Cooper on 16 September 2017
Pokemon GO: Get Curveball Bonus Without Throwing Curved

Pokemon GO: Get Curveball Bonus Without Throwing Curved

It’s no secret that Pokemon GO’s curveball mechanic is plagued by bugs. Some players suspect it has never worked correctly, while others think the major problems are more recent. Either way, Pokemo...

By Denny Connolly on 16 September 2017
Super Mario 64 Online Released

Super Mario 64 Online Released

Those that know the story behind the development of Super Mario 64 may recall that the game was originally meant to include co-op play, but the feature was ultimately scrapped as Nintendo was unabl...

By Dalton Cooper on 16 September 2017
Nintendo Boss: VR Has Few 'Truly Fun' Experiences

Nintendo Boss: VR Has Few 'Truly Fun' Experiences

The past 18 months have been huge for virtual reality gaming, with the Oculus Rift, PlayStation VR, and HTC Vive headsets all being released for consumers. But while the VR industry has the hardwar...

By Jasmine Henry on 15 September 2017
Nintendo Direct: Smash Bros. Tag Teasing Switch Reveal?

Nintendo Direct: Smash Bros. Tag Teasing Switch Reveal?

The Japanese Nintendo YouTube account briefly attached Wednesday’s Nintendo Direct broadcast with a Super Smash Bros. tag, prompting speculation that a new iteration of the series for Nintendo Swit...

By Rory Young on 14 September 2017
Nintendo Switch: DOOM and Wolfenstein 2 En Route

Nintendo Switch: DOOM and Wolfenstein 2 En Route

Nintendo reveals that both DOOM and Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus will be arriving for its Switch console, exciting fans of the two blockbuster shooters.

By Riley Little on 13 September 2017
Pokemon GO: How To Beat and Catch Raikou

Pokemon GO: How To Beat and Catch Raikou

After a month of or so of hunting down legendary birds, it’s time for Pokemon GO players to make a run at the legendary dogs. The trio of new Legendaries are now available and players in America ar...

By Denny Connolly on 12 September 2017
Pokemon GO Trading and PvP Features Promised Again

Pokemon GO Trading and PvP Features Promised Again

Without a doubt, two of the most highly requested features for Pokemon GO that have yet to make it into the augmented reality title are trading and PvP, as Niantic has been assuring fans that they...

By Kyle Sledge on 12 September 2017
Pokemon GO Exclusive Raid Invites Going Out

Pokemon GO Exclusive Raid Invites Going Out

Not too long ago, the developer Niantic promised that Exclusive Raid Battles would be coming to Pokemon GO soon, and it looks like the time is nigh for the feature’s arrival in the popular augmente...

By Kyle Sledge on 12 September 2017
Pokemon GO Adjusts Auto Pick for Raid Battles

Pokemon GO Adjusts Auto Pick for Raid Battles

Raiding in Pokemon GO is a feature that has managed to breathe new life into the incredibly popular title, bringing a large portion of the playerbase together again, in order to take on and capture...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 12 September 2017
Japan's Original Website for the N64 is Still Live

Japan's Original Website for the N64 is Still Live

Considering all of the hubbub surrounding news of a possible Nintendo 64 Classic console, it’s clear that many gamers still hold the platform in high regard. There’s no denying that there were plen...

By Riley Little on 12 September 2017
Resident Evil: Revelations 1 and 2 Switch Release Date

Resident Evil: Revelations 1 and 2 Switch Release Date

About a month ago, the video game publisher and developer Capcom announced Resident Evil: Revelations and Resident Evil: Revelations 2 are set to arrive on the Nintendo Switch console sometime duri...

By Kyle Sledge on 11 September 2017
Pokemon GO: 8 Big Updates We're Still Waiting For

Pokemon GO: 8 Big Updates We're Still Waiting For

On July 6th, 2016, Pokemon GO launched for iOS and Android mobile devices, changing the face of mobile gaming in the process. It shattered records for mobile games, broke through the mainstream in...

By Dalton Cooper on 09 September 2017
Pokemon GO Raid Bug Won't Load Legendary Pokemon

Pokemon GO Raid Bug Won't Load Legendary Pokemon

There is a bug in Pokemon GO that’s causing major problems for trainers attempting to catch legendary Pokemon. The bug is one of many that came with the game’s latest update. While most of the bugs...

By Curt Hutson on 08 September 2017
Biggest Disappointments of E3 2017

Biggest Disappointments of E3 2017

E3 2017 has come and gone, and gamers are suitably excited about the upcoming calendar year. Nintendo unveiled the release date of Super Mario Odyssey, a game that could rival Breath of the Wild in...

By Cody Gravelle on 07 September 2017
Miitopia Review

Miitopia Review

As a game that’s been available in Japan since last year, a number of vocal fans had been hoping that Miitopia would eventually make its way to English-speaking audiences – at least, that was the c...

By Riley Little on 06 September 2017
More Pokemon Remakes May Be on the Way

More Pokemon Remakes May Be on the Way

Later this year, Nintendo will launch Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon for the Nintendo 3DS, followed by a brand new Pokemon game for the Nintendo Switch in either 2018 or 2019. Along with these al...

By Dalton Cooper on 06 September 2017
Pokemon GO: Gen 1 Pokemon You Still Want to Catch

Pokemon GO: Gen 1 Pokemon You Still Want to Catch

It’s been over a year since the mobile gaming phenomenon Pokemon GO originally launched with most of the 151 original Pokemon available for players to catch in the game. That’s a long time for play...

By Dalton Cooper on 06 September 2017
Weekly Video Game News Roundup: February 24th

Weekly Video Game News Roundup: February 24th

This week was all about secrets, but we’re in a gossipy mood and can’t help but tell you all of them. In this roundup we have a release date for The Secret World, a revelation about XBLA’s file s...

By Curt Hutson on 04 September 2017
Capcom Set to Re-Release Street Fighter 2 for SNES

Capcom Set to Re-Release Street Fighter 2 for SNES

Recently, there’s been a lot of interest amongst gamers in Nintendo’s long discontinued SNES console, and this is (rather unsurprisingly) a direct result of the Big N’s decision to resurrect the pl...

By Riley Little on 01 September 2017
Switch Launch Lineup Adds Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+

Switch Launch Lineup Adds Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+

Nicalis, the publisher behind The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+, announces that the game will be joining the Nintendo Switch’s launch lineup on March 3. The Nintendo Switch might be one of the mos...

By Cody Gravelle on 01 September 2017
Pokemon Go: How to Catch Moltres

Pokemon Go: How to Catch Moltres

Following the release of Articuno in Pokemon GO, Niantic is poised to unleash the next legendary bird in the series, Moltres. This Phoenix-like Pokemon will be a strong flying- and fire-type fighte...

By Denny Connolly on 30 August 2017
Overwatch Art: What if Link from Zelda Joined the Game

Overwatch Art: What if Link from Zelda Joined the Game

As a title with one of the more dedicated fanbases in gaming, Overwatch has had its fair share of success since launching in May 2016. As the title’s developer, Blizzard, continues to update the ga...

By Riley Little on 30 August 2017
Pokemon GO Dev Teases Improvements to Gyms and Raids

Pokemon GO Dev Teases Improvements to Gyms and Raids

Pokemon GO is a constantly evolving experience, with Niantic consistently supporting the game with updates that add new content and tweak existing features. These updates show no sign of slowing do...

By Dalton Cooper on 29 August 2017
Pokemon GO Team Cares About Rural Players

Pokemon GO Team Cares About Rural Players

Pokemon GO is a location-based game, which means that the experience can be very different depending on whether you’re living in the city, or in a more rural area. There are tons of monsters, gyms...

By Brad Jones on 29 August 2017
SNES Classic Pre-Orders Delayed by Amazon

SNES Classic Pre-Orders Delayed by Amazon

Amazon has sent out a wave of emails informing SNES Classic pre-order holders that their shipments may be delayed beyond launch. While Amazon doesn’t clarify the purpose of the delay in the emails,...

By Rory Young on 29 August 2017
Switch is GameStop’s ‘Most Successful Nintendo Launch'

Switch is GameStop’s ‘Most Successful Nintendo Launch'

It goes with saying that the Nintendo Switch has been a big success ever since it was launched in March, quickly becoming Nintendo’s fastest selling console ever. The demand for the Big N’s new con...

By Alexander Pan on 28 August 2017
Batman: The Enemy Within Coming to the Nintendo Switch?

Batman: The Enemy Within Coming to the Nintendo Switch?

The second season of Telltale’s Batman adventure game might be coming to the Nintendo Switch. Listings for Batman: The Enemy Within briefly popped up on game-rental service GameFly, and have since...

By Rory Young on 26 August 2017
Snapchat Introduces a Pikachu Filter

Snapchat Introduces a Pikachu Filter

Pikachu is by far the most famous character in the entire Pokemon series, but the character’s popularity has soared in the past few weeks. Not only did Niantic release a shiny Pikachu in Pokemon GO...

By Jasmine Henry on 26 August 2017
Super Mario Bros. Game Sells for $30,000

Super Mario Bros. Game Sells for $30,000

It isn’t a stretch to say that most video game enthusiasts have a certain affection for Super Mario Bros., and it’s pretty much a guarantee that classic video game collectors treasure vintage copie...

By AJ Caulfield on 26 August 2017
Pokemon GO Fest Challenge Times Changed Slightly

Pokemon GO Fest Challenge Times Changed Slightly

At Pokemon GO Fest, Niantic will host several in-game challenges allowing players to work together, and so ahead of the event the developer created and infographic to inform everyone of the challen...

By Jasmine Henry on 26 August 2017
Pokemon Sun and Moon Offer Shiny Tapu Koko Today

Pokemon Sun and Moon Offer Shiny Tapu Koko Today

The Pokemon Company and Nintendo are releasing a special Shiny version of Tapu Koko today, available for all Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon players. The Electric/Fairy Legendary Pokemon may be better...

By Rory Young on 26 August 2017
SNES Classic Edition Scalpers Defeated by New eBay Rule

SNES Classic Edition Scalpers Defeated by New eBay Rule

Scalpers trying to take advantage of the demand for the SNES Classic Edition have been thwarted by a new eBay rule. SNES Classic Edition pre-orders were as much as three times the RRP via eBay and...

By Jasmine Henry on 26 August 2017
Pokemon GO: The Most Popular Pokemon in Each State

Pokemon GO: The Most Popular Pokemon in Each State

Pokemon GO players have been hunting down rare monsters for just about a full year now and there are still lots more to find. Many gamers aren’t even close to completing their Pokedex, thanks to th...

By Denny Connolly on 26 August 2017
Pokemon GO Celebrates First Birthday

Pokemon GO Celebrates First Birthday

Today marks the first year anniversary since Niantic’s augmented reality title Pokemon GO was launched to massive success, and the company has decided to commemorate the last 12 months by getting p...

By Alexander Pan on 26 August 2017
Nintendo Switch Shortage to Blame for Retailer Troubles

Nintendo Switch Shortage to Blame for Retailer Troubles

It’s no secret that the Nintendo Switch has been hard to find due to supply shortages since the console launched in March. Now, UK video game retailer GAME is blaming its current financial issues o...

By Boston Blake on 26 August 2017
Super Mario Odyssey Theme Song Gets Acoustic Cover

Super Mario Odyssey Theme Song Gets Acoustic Cover

Of the many surprises and reveals at Super Mario Odyssey‘s E3 2017 showcase, perhaps the biggest surprise was the unveiling of the game’s main theme “I’ll Be Your 1-Up Girl”, a jazzy song that feat...

By Alexander Pan on 26 August 2017
Pokemon GO Testing Level 5 Raids?

Pokemon GO Testing Level 5 Raids?

As Niantic rolls out the updated Pokemon GO Gym system and launches the first Battle Raids this weekend, there is a ton of new information to unpack and analyze. Players have already started collec...

By Denny Connolly on 26 August 2017
Breath of the Wild's Korok Seeds Used to be Different

Breath of the Wild's Korok Seeds Used to be Different

Anyone who has played The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild can likely appreciate the incredible amount of detail that went into the game’s massive world. Breath of the Wild‘s open world concept...

By Cody Gravelle on 26 August 2017
Pokemon GO Has a Major Problem With Raid Passes

Pokemon GO Has a Major Problem With Raid Passes

Pokemon GO has a major problem with raid passes, say players who are getting to grips with the new feature. Raids were introduced to Pokemon GO earlier this week and aim to give players another way...

By Jasmine Henry on 26 August 2017
Super Mario Odyssey Outfits References Classic Games

Super Mario Odyssey Outfits References Classic Games

The moment a giant tyrannosaurus rex wearing a Mario hat burst onto the screen during the tail end of Nintendo’s E3 2017 showcase, it was clear that Super Mario Odyssey was something different. The...

By Riley Little on 26 August 2017
Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser's Minions Reveal

Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser's Minions Reveal

Following a reveal-packed 25-minute showcase, Nintendo has been releasing additional news through its ongoing livestream. The largest bit of information to arrive from the stream arrived in the for...

By Riley Little on 26 August 2017
10 Pokemon Games You've Never Heard Of

10 Pokemon Games You've Never Heard Of

Pokemon is one of the most popular video game franchises in the world, as the series has sold over 250 million copies since being introduced in 1996. But Pokemon didn’t just become a sales success...

By Jasmine Henry on 25 August 2017
Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon Trailer Teases Kanto

Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon Trailer Teases Kanto

An all new Pokemon Ultra Sun and Pokemon Ultra Moon trailer has been shared by the Pokemon Company, teasing new story details and revealing an all new look for the Alolan protagonist. The trailer...

By Rory Young on 23 August 2017
Nintendo Switch 3.0 Version Hacked for Homebrew

Nintendo Switch 3.0 Version Hacked for Homebrew

Despite the fact hacking carries negative connotation, it’s become increasingly common in recent years, especially with the steep upswing in technology. Hackers have found their way into film compa...

By AJ Caulfield on 23 August 2017
Nintendo Switch Was the Best-Selling Console in July

Nintendo Switch Was the Best-Selling Console in July

While the PlayStation 4 was crowned best-selling console for June 2017, it looks like the Nintendo Switch is usurping the throne from Sony Interactive Entertainment’s current-generation console for...

By Kyle Sledge on 23 August 2017
Pokemon GO Adds Kangaskhan to California

Pokemon GO Adds Kangaskhan to California

For Pokemon GO players in America, locating a Kangaskhan has been one of the more difficult tasks. Typically the large Pokemon only spawns in Australia as one of the game’s region-exclusive creatur...

By Alexander Pan on 21 August 2017
Persona Q2 Announced

Persona Q2 Announced

Atlus has just revealed Persona Q2, and judging by the logo chosen to accompany the reveal, the gang from Persona 5 will be a part of the cast. The announcement came through a new website reserved fo...

By Curt Hutson on 21 August 2017
Monster Hunter XX Switch Demo is Region Free

Monster Hunter XX Switch Demo is Region Free

As of yet, Capcom has not openly announced a US release for Monster Hunter XX on Nintendo Switch, as the forthcoming deluxe version of Monster Hunter Generations is currently only coming to the con...

By Kyle Sledge on 21 August 2017
GameStop Hosting NES Classic Giveaway This Month

GameStop Hosting NES Classic Giveaway This Month

GameStop has announced plans to give away 100 NES Classics throughout the month of August in an email sent out today. Details regarding the giveaway remain unclear for now, but the revelation that...

By Rory Young on 21 August 2017
Pokemon GO: How To Predict Legendary IV Based on CP

Pokemon GO: How To Predict Legendary IV Based on CP

Pokemon GO players have been busy hunting down Lugia and Articuno for the last week and now Moltres has rotated into the Battle Raid cycle. With the new Legendary creatures showing up, there is a w...

By Denny Connolly on 21 August 2017
Pokemon GO Live Event Will Unlock Mystery Challenge

Pokemon GO Live Event Will Unlock Mystery Challenge

On Saturday, July 22nd, Pokemon GO players will participate in special events at Grant Park in Chicago and elsewhere around the world to unlock special bonuses as part of Pokemon GO Fest. Now Niant...

By Dalton Cooper on 21 August 2017
Pokemon GO: These are the Best Pokemon to Defend Gyms

Pokemon GO: These are the Best Pokemon to Defend Gyms

An avid Pokemon GO fan has tracked the Pokemon that players are using to defend across 100 gyms, attempting to capture a current meta snapshot. The results should point toward which Pokemon are mos...

By Rory Young on 21 August 2017
Pokemon GO Testing Legendary Raid Battles

Pokemon GO Testing Legendary Raid Battles

Pokemon GO’s major Gym update is only a few weeks old, but the community is already tearing through all of the available enemies and mastering the Battle Raid system. Players have come up with some...

By Denny Connolly on 21 August 2017
Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon Teaser Features Unown?

Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon Teaser Features Unown?

Just ahead of E3 2017, Nintendo announced plans to release Pokemon Ultra Sun and Pokemon Ultra Moon before the end of the year. Now, a new teaser released via the Japanese Pokemon website seems to...

By Brad Jones on 21 August 2017
Pokemon GO: How to Beat Tier 4 Raid Bosses

Pokemon GO: How to Beat Tier 4 Raid Bosses

Pokemon GO is experiencing a resurgence, as absurd as that claim is to make about a game that generated over $1.2 billion in revenue over its first year of existence. The past year has seen the gam...

By Cody Gravelle on 21 August 2017
Nintendo Switch Bundles Available for Pre-Purchase

Nintendo Switch Bundles Available for Pre-Purchase

Update: New bundles are now made available at GameStop and they are listed below. Shipping date for these three new Nintendo Switch bundles are by September 1st. Still can’t find a Switch in stock at...

By Dealzon on 21 August 2017
Pokemon GO Adds Shiny Pikachu, Raichu to Game

Pokemon GO Adds Shiny Pikachu, Raichu to Game

Over the past few weeks, Niantic has added several new, high profile Pokemon to Pokemon GO as part of the game’s summer festivities. Legendary Pokemon raids have been available for a short time now...

By Jasmine Henry on 21 August 2017
Hey! Pikmin Review

Hey! Pikmin Review

There’s no question that taking a three-dimensional title and transforming it into a 2D side-scroller is a risky venture, especially when the original property is as realtime strategy-driven as Pik...

By Riley Little on 20 August 2017
Nintendo Sued Over Switch Controller Design

Nintendo Sued Over Switch Controller Design

Nintendo Switch components have already made headlines this week as the console’s screen supplier is struggling financially. But it seems that the headache about parts is far from over for the Big...

By Jasmine Henry on 20 August 2017
Pokemon GO Introduces Exclusive Raids

Pokemon GO Introduces Exclusive Raids

Niantic has truly delivered on its promise to make summer 2017 legendary for Pokemon GO players. The last month has been one of the most active for the game’s playerbase with the introduction of Ba...

By Denny Connolly on 20 August 2017
Nintendo Reveals the Second Wave of Japanese 3DS Games

Nintendo Reveals the Second Wave of Japanese 3DS Games

As the Japanese launch date of Nintendo’s 3DS draws ever closer, more and more news about the system and its games is making the rounds. Nintendo has already revealed the games that will be avail...

By Jeff Schille on 20 August 2017
North America Nintendo 3DS Launch Titles

North America Nintendo 3DS Launch Titles

The wait is almost over. The Nintendo 3DS launches in North America in just over a month, and gamers who plan to take the system home on day one can start planning their game purchases, as well....

By Jeff Schille on 19 August 2017
Pokemon GO: First Mewtwo Raid Begins in Japan

Pokemon GO: First Mewtwo Raid Begins in Japan

Since introducing legendary raids to Pokemon GO last month, developer Niantic has steadily made more legendary characters available in the game. Lugia, as well as Zapdos, Moltres, and Articuno have...

By Jasmine Henry on 19 August 2017
Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon Dusk Lycanroc Distribution

Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon Dusk Lycanroc Distribution

Nintendo and the Pokemon Company have officially confirmed Dusk Lycanroc as Pokemon Ultra Sun and Pokemon Ultra Moon‘s first new Pokemon, almost a week after Japanese media first made the reveal. W...

By Rory Young on 19 August 2017
Pokemon GO: How To Get Invited to a Mewtwo Raid

Pokemon GO: How To Get Invited to a Mewtwo Raid

Now more than ever, it appears that Pokemon GO has managed to make a resurgence amongst the masses, with the game having its highest grossing day ever just a few weeks ago. The game’s developer, Ni...

By Riley Little on 19 August 2017
Pokemon GO: Magikarps Fight in 'Epic' Raid Battle

Pokemon GO: Magikarps Fight in 'Epic' Raid Battle

As many gaming fans are likely aware at this point, Magikarp is generally considered to be a somewhat useless creature in Pokemon GO due to the monster’s inability to attack thoroughly, as all it r...

By Kyle Sledge on 19 August 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild DLC Features Midna's Helmet

Zelda: Breath of the Wild DLC Features Midna's Helmet

Although The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild offered up a huge world chock full of features, Nintendo is planning to expand the game through the release of downloadable content. The first of th...

By Rob Gordon on 18 August 2017
Pokemon Dev Talks New Game for Nintendo Switch

Pokemon Dev Talks New Game for Nintendo Switch

As one of the more exciting announcements during Nintendo’s E3 2017 showcase, many people were surprised to see an official confirmation that a core Pokemon title is en route to the Switch so early...

By Riley Little on 18 August 2017
Legendary Birds Coming Back to Pokemon GO

Legendary Birds Coming Back to Pokemon GO

Ever since the game released in July 2017, Pokemon GO players have been eager for the opportunity to catch some legendary Pokemon. Now, Niantic Inc. has detailed a new opportunity for trainers to c...

By Brad Jones on 18 August 2017
Pokemon GO Sprint Super Pack Detailed

Pokemon GO Sprint Super Pack Detailed

The relationship between cell provider Sprint and Niantic’s hugely popular mobile game Pokemon GO has gone from strength to strength, with the Sprint trainer rewards program proving a popular one f...

By Rob Gordon on 18 August 2017
Pokemon GO: Champion Medal Fix in the Works

Pokemon GO: Champion Medal Fix in the Works

Recently, Niantic has teased that more Legendary raid battles are on the way in its popular augmented reality mobile title Pokemon GO, but the developer also wants to try and assure fans that it’s...

By Kyle Sledge on 18 August 2017
Telltale to Release More Nintendo Switch Games?

Telltale to Release More Nintendo Switch Games?

Telltale Games has already shown up in support for the Nintendo Switch. The episodic games developer announced plans to release Minecraft: Story Mode on the platform at some point in 2017. But it s...

By Jasmine Henry on 18 August 2017
Nintendo Switch Screen Supplier Has Finance Troubles

Nintendo Switch Screen Supplier Has Finance Troubles

Nintendo Switch sales are doing incredibly well and having outdone Nintendo’s sales expectations, the new console now looks well on track to outsell its predecessor, the Wii U. While this is good n...

By Jasmine Henry on 12 August 2017
Pokemon GO: How to Defeat and Catch Zapdos

Pokemon GO: How to Defeat and Catch Zapdos

With Pokemon GO‘s battle for the legendary birds event in full swing, it is time to say goodbye to Moltres and hello to Zapdos. This enormous electric-type Pokemon is sure to be a tough competi...

By Denny Connolly on 12 August 2017
Mario Kart Influenced Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle

Mario Kart Influenced Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle

Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle’s creative director Davide Soliani says the game takes influences from Mario Kart and explains how the team wanted to ‘renew’ the genre.

By Jasmine Henry on 11 August 2017
Mario + Rabbids: New Trailers Hit, Co-op Detailed

Mario + Rabbids: New Trailers Hit, Co-op Detailed

Ubisoft releases brand new footage of Mario + Rabbids: Battle Kingdom’s Spooky Trails world, as well as new details on the game’s hotly anticipated co-op mode.

By Riley Little on 11 August 2017
Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle Post-Launch Plans

Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle Post-Launch Plans

Ubisoft reveals the post-release plans for Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle, detailing a Season Pass that includes exclusive weapons and further story content.

By Rob Gordon on 11 August 2017
Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle Review

Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle Review

This zany crossover from Nintendo and Ubisoft goes beyond initial expectations, setting up one of the more accessible and enjoyable turn-based strategy games in recent memory.

By Riley Little on 11 August 2017
Splatoon 2 New Maps and Weapons Leak

Splatoon 2 New Maps and Weapons Leak

It’s an exciting day for Splatoon 2 fans, as a slew of news regarding the game’s forthcoming updates has been uncovered. Dataminers from the Wii Sports community team have dug up information that i...

By AJ Caulfield on 11 August 2017
Pokemon GO: Get The Most Balls During Legendary Raids

Pokemon GO: Get The Most Balls During Legendary Raids

As the last day to catch Moltres winds down, many Pokemon GO players are still struggling to catch the Legendary fire-type. A new limited-time availability Legendary will show up late today or tomo...

By Denny Connolly on 10 August 2017
The Nintendo World Championships Are Returning

The Nintendo World Championships Are Returning

Competitive gaming has taken a major turn in recent months, with one of the largest steps forward for eSports arriving through the reveal of the first seven cities involved in the official Overwatc...

By Riley Little on 10 August 2017
Pokemon Exeggutor Statute is Ludicrous and Expensive

Pokemon Exeggutor Statute is Ludicrous and Expensive

There are few Pokemon as goofy as Exeggutor, and the version of the creature seen in Sun and Moon really upped the goofiness. The tropical theme was perfect for Exeggutor, so it naturally went thro...

By Curt Hutson on 10 August 2017
Pokemon GO: Lugia May Be Leaving Soon

Pokemon GO: Lugia May Be Leaving Soon

Pokemon GO players have been having a ton of fun hunting down Legendary Battle Raids in the game during the last week (once they got over the Pokemon GO Fest disaster) and it’s almost time for the...

By Denny Connolly on 10 August 2017
Pokemon GO Legendary Raid Medal Bug Reported

Pokemon GO Legendary Raid Medal Bug Reported

Earlier this month, Niantic introduced Legendary Raid battles to the resurgent Pokemon GO. Players have been eager for new content like this, so the addition was warmly received — but it seems that...

By Brad Jones on 10 August 2017
Pokemon GO: How to Tell if You Can Evolve a Pokemon

Pokemon GO: How to Tell if You Can Evolve a Pokemon

The popular mobile game, Pokemon GO, celebrated its one year anniversary earlier this month, bringing with it new events, rewards, and the inclusion of legendary Pokemon such as Articuno and Lugia....

By Derek Nichols on 10 August 2017
WWE Superstars Really Like Crash Bandicoot

WWE Superstars Really Like Crash Bandicoot

While discussing some of their recent video game pickups, multiple WWE superstars reveal their love for Crash Bandicoot, including Jinder Mahal and Alexa Bliss.

By Dalton Cooper on 10 August 2017
Splatoon 2 Splatfests Have Major Flaw

Splatoon 2 Splatfests Have Major Flaw

Despite the admittedly gross nature of the festivities, the latest Splatoon 2 Splatfest seemed to be a rousing success, with thousands of players tuning in to try their hand at battles that replace...

By AJ Caulfield on 10 August 2017
Pokemon Switch RPG Gets Wide Release Window

Pokemon Switch RPG Gets Wide Release Window

When the news that a Pokemon RPG for the Nintendo Switch was being developed by Game Freak, many fans were excited to learn more. Although news on the project has been kept on the quiet side since...

By Rob Gordon on 10 August 2017
Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon Lycanroc Dusk Form Revealed

Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon Lycanroc Dusk Form Revealed

During an episode of the weekly Japanese variety show Pokenchi, Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon director Shigeru Ohmori guest starred to make an announcement. Ohmori took the opportunity to reveal Pok...

By Rory Young on 07 August 2017
Skyrim on Switch Footage Shows Game in Handheld Mode

Skyrim on Switch Footage Shows Game in Handheld Mode

About a month ago, a release date leak on Amazon pointed toward the possibility of The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim launching on the Nintendo Switch later this fall, which likely led many to wonder how...

By Kyle Sledge on 07 August 2017
Response to the Nintendo Switch Online App is Not Good

Response to the Nintendo Switch Online App is Not Good

Nintendo has launched the smartphone app that will allow Switch owners to engage in matchmaking and chat with each other while playin...

By Brad Jones on 06 August 2017
Ever Oasis Review

Ever Oasis Review

Coming at an odd time in the Nintendo 3DS lifecycle, Ever Oasis is not a blockbuster title that rivals the anticipation of something...

By Riley Little on 06 August 2017
Super Mario 64 Maker Game Created by Fan

Super Mario 64 Maker Game Created by Fan

Many awesome courses have been created in Nintendo’s critically-acclaimed level creation game Super Mario Maker since its release, bu...

By Alexander Pan on 06 August 2017
Pokemon GO Disables New Feature for Defending Gyms

Pokemon GO Disables New Feature for Defending Gyms

Earlier this week, developer Niantic introduced a new feature for Pokemon GO Gyms. Making defending Gyms a lot easier by allowing pla...

By Jasmine Henry on 06 August 2017
Pokemon GO Player Banned Despite Crazy In-Game Spending

Pokemon GO Player Banned Despite Crazy In-Game Spending

A Pokemon GO player has been banned after spending over $2,400 in microtransactions, claiming he’s the target of falsified report har...

By Rory Young on 04 August 2017
Incredibly Rare NES Games Sells For $42,000

Incredibly Rare NES Games Sells For $42,000

Being a collector in the world of video games is far from an inexpensive hobby. There are all kinds of rare and incredibly limited ti...

By Riley Little on 04 August 2017
Pokemon GO Update Makes Defending Gyms Easier

Pokemon GO Update Makes Defending Gyms Easier

The Pokemon GO Gym update is here, allowing players to bag some worthwhile rewards for making use of the feature. Although most playe...

By Jasmine Henry on 03 August 2017
Pokemon GO Legendary Pokemon Arriving July 22

Pokemon GO Legendary Pokemon Arriving July 22

For months, Pokemon GO players have been speculating about when legendary Pokemon will be added to the game. A recent leak of a Pokem...

By Jasmine Henry on 02 August 2017
Pokemon GO: Shiny Legendary Pokemon Found in Game Code

Pokemon GO: Shiny Legendary Pokemon Found in Game Code

It’s official: Pokemon GO is introducing legendary Pokemon. Should players complete the Pokemon GO Fest challenges successfully, ever...

By Jasmine Henry on 02 August 2017
Pokemon GO Lugia Raids Available in Next 48 Hours

Pokemon GO Lugia Raids Available in Next 48 Hours

The confirmation that Pokemon GO would finally be adding legendary Pokemon had players delighted. Developer Niantic teased and hinted...

By Jasmine Henry on 02 August 2017
Splatoon 2 Review

Splatoon 2 Review

Historically, Splatoon has been presented as a bit of a slow burn for Nintendo. The original released as a barebones endeavor that sl...

By Riley Little on 01 August 2017
New Legendary Pokemon GO Video Teases Epic Battles

New Legendary Pokemon GO Video Teases Epic Battles

Although Pokemon GO has remained a consistent earner for developer Niantic, it has been some time since the game was discussed as oft...

By Cody Gravelle on 01 August 2017
Splatoon 2's First Splatfest Pits Ketchup Against Mayo

Splatoon 2's First Splatfest Pits Ketchup Against Mayo

Splatoon 2′s first official post-launch Splatfest has been revealed, starting a condiment war between ketchup and mayonnaise. The ann...

By Rory Young on 01 August 2017
NES Classic Bundles Go On Sale, Immediately Sell Out

NES Classic Bundles Go On Sale, Immediately Sell Out

When Nintendo announced that it was discontinuing the NES Classic, fans were devastated. There was such high demand for the console t...

By Jasmine Henry on 01 August 2017
Pokemon GO: Major Service Problems At Pokemon Fest

Pokemon GO: Major Service Problems At Pokemon Fest

Pokemon GO Fest takes place today at Grant Park in Chicago, IL. The event is meant to be a way for players to celebrate the game’s an...

By Jasmine Henry on 01 August 2017
Splatoon 2 Review in Progress

Splatoon 2 Review in Progress

Historically, Splatoon has been presented as a bit of a slow burn for Nintendo. The original released as a barebones endeavor that sl...

By Riley Little on 01 August 2017
Pokemon GO: How to Catch Articuno

Pokemon GO: How to Catch Articuno

Shortly after Lugia’s debut in Pokemon GO, Niantic added a second legendary Pokemon to the game, the ice- and flying-type Pokemon Art...

By Dalton Cooper on 01 August 2017
Pokemon GO: 5 Best Pokemon for Legendary Raids

Pokemon GO: 5 Best Pokemon for Legendary Raids

Pokemon GO fans have been waiting over a year for their chance to catch legendary Pokemon, and now it’s finally possible. Instead of...

By Dalton Cooper on 31 July 2017
Pokemon GO: Golem May Be Best Bet in Legendary Raids

Pokemon GO: Golem May Be Best Bet in Legendary Raids

Over a year after the game’s release and Pokemon GO is finally adding legendary Pokemon to the experience. Instead of players simply...

By Dalton Cooper on 31 July 2017
Wisconsin Lawsuit Ends in Pokemon GO's Favor

Wisconsin Lawsuit Ends in Pokemon GO's Favor

A preliminary injunction blocking a Milwaukee County ordinance preventing augmented reality games like Pokemon GO from being used at...

By Rory Young on 31 July 2017
Metroid Prime 4 Could Still Be Years Away

Metroid Prime 4 Could Still Be Years Away

Nintendo has released an earnings document for investors that teases an upcoming slate of video games, including possible release dat...

By Dalton Cooper on 31 July 2017
Skull and Bones Not Coming to Nintendo Switch

Skull and Bones Not Coming to Nintendo Switch

We already know that Ubisoft has plans to support the Nintendo Switch — before the console even launched, the studio promised that it...

By Brad Jones on 31 July 2017
Pokemon GO Has Highest Grossing Day Ever

Pokemon GO Has Highest Grossing Day Ever

Pokemon GO is one of the most popular games in the world – mobile or otherwise. As a result, it has made a ton of money, becoming the...

By Jasmine Henry on 31 July 2017
Pokemon GO Glitch Makes Lugia and Articuno Hideous

Pokemon GO Glitch Makes Lugia and Articuno Hideous

Legendary Pokemon have finally come to Pokemon GO, but players lucky enough to catch one might find their Lugia or Articuno don’t qui...

By Curt Hutson on 31 July 2017
Pokemon GO Fest Lugia Reward Has Weird Glitch

Pokemon GO Fest Lugia Reward Has Weird Glitch

The saga of Pokemon GO Fest strangeness continues. Following major service problems and a ton of technical issues, the summer event w...

By AJ Caulfield on 29 July 2017
Nintendo Switch Sold 4.7 Million Units in 4 Months

Nintendo Switch Sold 4.7 Million Units in 4 Months

Nintendo’s latest home/portable gaming console appears to be well on its way, based on the company’s wrap report following the comple...

By Riley Little on 29 July 2017
Pokemon GO: How to Catch Lugia

Pokemon GO: How to Catch Lugia

As of July 22nd, 2017, it’s finally possible to catch legendary Pokemon in Pokemon GO. The very first legendary added to the game was...

By Dalton Cooper on 29 July 2017
Minecraft for Switch Gets Resolution Update

Minecraft for Switch Gets Resolution Update

Minecraft is available on just about every platform under the sun, but it’s one of those games that seems right at home on the Ninten...

By Brad Jones on 29 July 2017
Custom Kingdom Hearts Cloud Amiibo Looks Amazing

Custom Kingdom Hearts Cloud Amiibo Looks Amazing

Although they can sometimes be way too hard to track down, lots of Nintendo fans still go crazy over the company’s amiibo figures. De...

By Denny Connolly on 29 July 2017
Pokemon GO Fest: Where Did It All Go Wrong?

Pokemon GO Fest: Where Did It All Go Wrong?

A disaster. A calamity. A catastrophe. A nightmare. All of these would be appropriate descriptions of Pokemon GO Fest which took plac...

By Jasmine Henry on 28 July 2017
Nintendo Adding Free Splatoon 2 Inkbrush DLC Tomorrow

Nintendo Adding Free Splatoon 2 Inkbrush DLC Tomorrow

Nintendo is starting off strong regarding its promise to consistently update Splatoon 2 with free DLC. Tomorrow Nintendo will be rele...

By Rory Young on 27 July 2017
Pokemon GO Players Can Catch Multiple Legendary Pokemon

Pokemon GO Players Can Catch Multiple Legendary Pokemon

After months of teasing and anticipation from fans, legendary Pokemon have finally been added to Pokemon GO. The prospect of catching...

By Alexander Pan on 27 July 2017
Pokemon GO: How To Make Incense Spawn One Pokemon/Minute

Pokemon GO: How To Make Incense Spawn One Pokemon/Minute

As Pokemon GO experiences a bit of a renaissance thanks to the updated Gym features and new Battle Raids, many old players are return...

By Denny Connolly on 26 July 2017
ARMS Review

ARMS Review

For a company that’s often criticized for failing to build upon its existing range of intellectual properties, there was certainly a...

By Riley Little on 26 July 2017
The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds (Live-Action)

The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds (Live-Action)

The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds, the upcoming sequel to the Super Nintendo classic A Link to the Past,  launches in North America on November 22. Reviews for this highly anticipated game...

By Noah Glaser on 25 July 2017
Trademark Listings Hinting at Nintendo 64 Mini Console?

Trademark Listings Hinting at Nintendo 64 Mini Console?

There’s still ample excitement surrounding the SNES Classic Edition which is set to arrive later this year, and it looks as if Ninten...

By Riley Little on 23 July 2017
Pokemon GO: Mewtwo Teased in Legendary Trailer

Pokemon GO: Mewtwo Teased in Legendary Trailer

This weekend, Pokemon GO players the world over are congregating in Chicago for the special Pokemon GO Fest live event. This event wi...

By Dalton Cooper on 23 July 2017
Pokemon GO: Why Can't Players Switch Teams?

Pokemon GO: Why Can't Players Switch Teams?

When players reach level 5 in Pokemon GO and they attempt to participate in a gym battle, they are first asked to choose a team to re...

By Dalton Cooper on 23 July 2017
Nomura Talks Kingdom Hearts 3 on Nintendo Switch

Nomura Talks Kingdom Hearts 3 on Nintendo Switch

The upcoming Kingdom Hearts 3 marks a first for the series, as it will be the first console game in the franchise to be released on X...

By Alexander Pan on 18 July 2017
Netflix's Castlevania Producer Wants Metroid Show Next

Netflix's Castlevania Producer Wants Metroid Show Next

Fans of Castlevania are likely to have checked out the recently released, Netflix-exclusive television series based on the existing l...

By Riley Little on 18 July 2017
Pokemon GO Tool Helps Players Find Raid Battle Groups

Pokemon GO Tool Helps Players Find Raid Battle Groups

The Silph Road team is back with another tool to make life easier for Pokemon GO players. Pokemon GO recently introduced raid battles...

By Mark Knapp on 12 July 2017
Former Sony and Microsoft Exec Prefers Nintendo Switch

Former Sony and Microsoft Exec Prefers Nintendo Switch

Phil Harrison, former executive for both Sony and Microsoft, is back talking games during the Barcelona-based Gamelab conference and...

By Rory Young on 12 July 2017
Super Mario Odyssey Koopa Troopa Moon Challenge

Super Mario Odyssey Koopa Troopa Moon Challenge

New direct feed footage of Super Mario Odyssey gameplay involving a small Moon-rewarding challenge was put online today. Nintendo Wor...

By Rory Young on 12 July 2017
Nintendo Switch Stolen While Boy Had Surgery

Nintendo Switch Stolen While Boy Had Surgery

In one of the more infuriating instances of theft in the gaming world, Oklahoma police report that an unidentified man stole a Ninten...

By AJ Caulfield on 12 July 2017
Pokemon GO: How to Easily Beat Any Raid Boss

Pokemon GO: How to Easily Beat Any Raid Boss

With the latest major update for Pokemon GO, Niantic has added co-op raid battles to the game, giving players more opportunities to u...

By Dalton Cooper on 12 July 2017
Super Mario Odyssey Has No Game Over Screen

Super Mario Odyssey Has No Game Over Screen

Super Mario Odyssey will not have a game over state, Nintendo confirms. The company has been steadily revealing more and more informa...

By Jasmine Henry on 12 July 2017
Pokemon GO Anniversary Box Deal Isn't Worth It

Pokemon GO Anniversary Box Deal Isn't Worth It

The Pokemon GO Anniversary Box deal just isn’t worth it, argue players who aren’t satisfied with Niantic’s latest discount bundle. Ni...

By Jasmine Henry on 12 July 2017
Pokemon GO: New Pokemon Hatching from Eggs

Pokemon GO: New Pokemon Hatching from Eggs

Pokemon GO players are likely already out trying to hatch as many eggs as possible during the limited time anniversary event in an ef...

By Denny Connolly on 12 July 2017
Dragon Quest 11 Western Release Confirmed via Dutch PR

Dragon Quest 11 Western Release Confirmed via Dutch PR

Dragon Quest 11, the latest single-player release in the hugely popular JRPG franchise, is reportedly coming Westward according to a...

By Rory Young on 12 July 2017
Major Pokemon GO Event Announced for the UK

Major Pokemon GO Event Announced for the UK

Niantic announces a major Pokemon GO event for the UK. The event will take place the same time as the summer event in the United Stat...

By Jasmine Henry on 12 July 2017
Pokemon GO Has Made $1.2 Billion in Revenue

Pokemon GO Has Made $1.2 Billion in Revenue

Pokemon GO has been nothing short of a massive success ever since its release last July, managing to hit revenue milestone after reve...

By Alexander Pan on 11 July 2017
Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Director Recruits an Old Friend

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Director Recruits an Old Friend

Legendary character designer and Director of the Kingdom Hearts franchise Tetsuya Nomura is lending his talents to the upcoming RPG X...

By Rory Young on 11 July 2017
Where to Pre-Order the SNES Classic

Where to Pre-Order the SNES Classic

Yesterday, Nintendo surprised very few people by announcing the SNES Classic Edition. But although the much-rumored console came as l...

By Jasmine Henry on 11 July 2017
Splatoon 2 Pre-Launch Multiplayer Demo Announced

Splatoon 2 Pre-Launch Multiplayer Demo Announced

Today’s Splatoon 2 Nintendo Direct revealed plans to release a pre-launch Splatfest multiplayer demo. Splatoon 2‘s first Splatfest wi...

By Rory Young on 11 July 2017
Pokemon GO Raid Battles Will Add These Bosses

Pokemon GO Raid Battles Will Add These Bosses

Although Pokemon GO‘s Raid Battles haven’t been around for too long, fans of the mobile release are already wondering which creatures...

By Kyle Sledge on 11 July 2017
Nintendo Switch Online App Release Date Announced

Nintendo Switch Online App Release Date Announced

When Nintendo first announced its Nintendo Switch Online app, feedback from gamers was mixed. Now, gamers will get a chance to try ou...

By Boston Blake on 11 July 2017
Pokemon GO Opens Raid Battles to Almost All Players

Pokemon GO Opens Raid Battles to Almost All Players

Last week, Niantic released one of the most substantial updates for Pokemon GO to date, making significant changes to gyms and adding...

By Dalton Cooper on 11 July 2017
Pokemon GO: How to Hatch an Ash Hat Pichu from Eggs

Pokemon GO: How to Hatch an Ash Hat Pichu from Eggs

After a slight delay due to technical issues, Pokemon GO’s one year anniversary event is officially underway. Trainers are able to ge...

By Denny Connolly on 11 July 2017
Platinum Games Teases Wonderful 101 Switch Port

Platinum Games Teases Wonderful 101 Switch Port

Following a Bayonetta Nintendo Switch port tease earlier this week, Platinum Games appears to be teasing The Wonderful 101 on Nintend...

By Rory Young on 11 July 2017
Bayonetta Series Releasing on Nintendo Switch?

Bayonetta Series Releasing on Nintendo Switch?

Just recently, the video game developer Platinum Games finally set up an official Twitter page, and it decided the account’s inaugura...

By Kyle Sledge on 11 July 2017
Super Mario Run Download, Revenue Stats Revealed

Super Mario Run Download, Revenue Stats Revealed

Super Mario Run downloads hit 150 million seven months after it was first released, but its revenue statistics remain disappointing....

By Jasmine Henry on 11 July 2017
Interview: Zelda Director Talks Speed Runs and Future

Interview: Zelda Director Talks Speed Runs and Future

As a frontrunner for the best game of 2017, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild managed to turn heads upon its initial release. T...

By Riley Little on 08 July 2017
Breath of the Wild Director Explains Timeline Placement

Breath of the Wild Director Explains Timeline Placement

There’s little question that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has been a huge success for Nintendo. Indeed, that much is evide...

By Riley Little on 06 July 2017
Ultra Street Fighter 2: The Final Challengers Review

Ultra Street Fighter 2: The Final Challengers Review

Some games resonate so strongly with an audience that a developer will continuously seek out ways to appease the masses that continuo...

By Riley Little on 06 July 2017
This is Why Ganon Doesn't Speak in Breath of the Wild

This is Why Ganon Doesn't Speak in Breath of the Wild

As the first-ever Zelda title to feature voice acting, Breath of the Wild opted to leave the series’ protagonist, Link, without any l...

By Riley Little on 06 July 2017
Pokemon GO Event Extended Because of Login Issues

Pokemon GO Event Extended Because of Login Issues

Although Pokemon GO has resolved many of the technical issues that plagued the early days of the mobile game, the app isn’t without i...

By Denny Connolly on 06 July 2017
Ubisoft Struggling to Bring Steep to Nintendo Switch?

Ubisoft Struggling to Bring Steep to Nintendo Switch?

The Nintendo Switch port of Steep may be in trouble if recent rumors are to be believed. Steep was confirmed for the Switch ahead of...

By Jasmine Henry on 06 July 2017
Mario Kart Meets Rocket League in Amazing New Video

Mario Kart Meets Rocket League in Amazing New Video

One dedicated gamer puts together a stellar video showcasing what Super Mario Kart would look like if it was mashed together with the...

By Riley Little on 05 July 2017
Pokemon GO: Does Brexit Impact Regional Exclusives?

Pokemon GO: Does Brexit Impact Regional Exclusives?

Pokemon GO players can hunt down just about any available Pokemon in the game in their own hometown if they play often enough. A few...

By Denny Connolly on 05 July 2017
Rumor Patrol: New Legend of Zelda Release Date Leaked?

Rumor Patrol: New Legend of Zelda Release Date Leaked?

The source code of Nintendo’s European websites has potentially leaked the release date of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild‘s...

By Cody Gravelle on 05 July 2017
Zelda Creator Doesn't Know if Link Will Wear Green Garb

Zelda Creator Doesn't Know if Link Will Wear Green Garb

We sat down to chat with Zelda creator Shigeru Miyamoto about the possibility of seeing the iconic green tunic return in The Legend o...

By Riley Little on 05 July 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Gets Help From Xenoblade Devs

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Gets Help From Xenoblade Devs

Series creator Shigeru Miyamoto sheds some light on just how big the development team is on The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild,...

By Cody Gravelle on 05 July 2017
Xbox Boss Gives Props to New Zelda, Nintendo NX

Xbox Boss Gives Props to New Zelda, Nintendo NX

The head of Microsoft’s Xbox division, Phil Spencer, gives praise to Nintendo’s The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and the compa...

By Kyle Sledge on 05 July 2017
Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Rune Abilities

Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Rune Abilities

In a new The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild gameplay video tweeted out by Nintendo, it appears that Link will have access to a n...

By Alexander Pan on 05 July 2017
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Temple of Time

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Temple of Time

Nintendo’s Facebook page uploads a small amount of footage from the upcoming The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild featuring the ic...

By Cody Gravelle on 05 July 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Video is All About Arrows

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Video is All About Arrows

Nintendo of America’s latest video for its forthcoming The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild covers the different types of arrows L...

By Kyle Sledge on 05 July 2017
New Legend of Zelda Will Need to Pass 2 Million Units Sold to Be Successful

New Legend of Zelda Will Need to Pass 2 Million Units Sold to Be Successful

During Nintendo’s recent shareholder meeting, Legend of Zelda creator Shigeru Miyamoto states that Breath of the Wild will need to pa...

By Alexander Pan on 05 July 2017
Is New Legend of Zelda a Series Reboot?

Is New Legend of Zelda a Series Reboot?

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild looks like an entirely different game from its predecessors. One writer suggests it should b...

By Cody Gravelle on 05 July 2017
Pokemon GO Teases Anniversary Event

Pokemon GO Teases Anniversary Event

On July 6th, 2016, Pokemon GO launched and started what can only be described as a worldwide phenomenon. Appealing to hardcore fans a...

By Dalton Cooper on 05 July 2017
Pokemon GO: A Guide to All Raid Battle Bosses

Pokemon GO: A Guide to All Raid Battle Bosses

The latest update for Pokemon GO expands the game’s combat options to include more than just gym battles. Now players of a certain le...

By Dalton Cooper on 04 July 2017
Pokemon GO Releasing Rare Pikachu Soon

Pokemon GO Releasing Rare Pikachu Soon

Pokemon GO will introduce a ‘rare’ Pikachu to the game soon, if a recent newsletter is to be believed. The news provides players with...

By Jasmine Henry on 04 July 2017
SNES Classic Edition Missing Vital Hardware in Europe

SNES Classic Edition Missing Vital Hardware in Europe

Nintendo announced the SNES Classic Edition yesterday, much to fans’ delight. However, as pre-orders for the console go live, would-b...

By Jasmine Henry on 04 July 2017
Pokemon GO's Rare Pikachu May Be Ash Version

Pokemon GO's Rare Pikachu May Be Ash Version

Pokemon GO is a game that has thrived on the presence of whispers and rumors about its upcoming content. Developer Niantic’s glacial...

By Cody Gravelle on 04 July 2017
Silent Hill Monster Joins Super Bomberman R

Silent Hill Monster Joins Super Bomberman R

Konami had made some notable missteps in recent years, but it’s difficult to fault the studio for Super Bomberman R. The throwback ti...

By Brad Jones on 02 July 2017
Pokemon GO Fest Will Feature 'Ultimate Gym'

Pokemon GO Fest Will Feature 'Ultimate Gym'

When Niantic announced the summer event for its game Pokemon GO known as Pokemon GO Fest, it promised a celebration of the game that...

By Jasmine Henry on 02 July 2017
Star Fox 2 Team Celebrates Game Finally Releasing

Star Fox 2 Team Celebrates Game Finally Releasing

After more than two decades, Star Fox 2 will finally be released to the public, and the team who worked on the title couldn’t be happ...

By Curt Hutson on 02 July 2017
SNES Classic: 10 Great Games the System Does Not Have

SNES Classic: 10 Great Games the System Does Not Have

Today saw the announcement of the SNES Classic, Nintendo’s follow-up to the highly-demanded and now out of production NES Classic of...

By Rory Young on 02 July 2017
Pokemon GO: How to Use the Search Feature

Pokemon GO: How to Use the Search Feature

The latest Pokemon GO update teases huge changes to Gyms and Raids. However this is not the only thing that the patch offers as the n...

By Jasmine Henry on 02 July 2017
Pokemon GO: Battle Raid Level Requirement Drops to 20

Pokemon GO: Battle Raid Level Requirement Drops to 20

The Pokemon GO community has been incredibly lively this week as new and old players flock to the game to try out the updated Gyms an...

By Denny Connolly on 01 July 2017
SNES Classic Will Have 'Significantly More Units'

SNES Classic Will Have 'Significantly More Units'

Now that fans know that the SNES Classic is a reality, they will in turn have to face another one – that it might be difficult to get...

By Cody Gravelle on 01 July 2017
Miyamoto Isn't Interested in Remakes of Old Nintendo Games

Miyamoto Isn't Interested in Remakes of Old Nintendo Games

Nintendo’s most iconic franchise is set to make its debut on the Switch later this year with the release of Super Mario Odyssey. Give...

By Brad Jones on 01 July 2017
Super Mario Odyssey: Miyamoto Had New Donk City Worries

Super Mario Odyssey: Miyamoto Had New Donk City Worries

When Super Mario Odyssey was originally announced for the Switch with a jubilant and colorful reveal trailer, fans were incredibly ex...

By Kyle Sledge on 01 July 2017
Pokken Tournament Pros Have Their Screen Names Changed

Pokken Tournament Pros Have Their Screen Names Changed

Pokken Tournament is the arcade fighting game the Pokemon franchise has always needed, and it’s already gained a following since its...

By Mark Knapp on 01 July 2017
SNES Classic Release Date, Games Revealed

SNES Classic Release Date, Games Revealed

The incredible success of the NES Classic, a throwback device from Nintendo that emulates classic titles for the NES, seemed to be ac...

By Cody Gravelle on 01 July 2017
SNES Classic Appears for Lower Price, Sells Out Again

SNES Classic Appears for Lower Price, Sells Out Again

Nintendo’s recent history with supply and demand has left a lot to be desired, and it appears that the SNES Classic is headed down th...

By Cody Gravelle on 01 July 2017
Pokemon GO: Spin Bonus Rewards Are Having Problems

Pokemon GO: Spin Bonus Rewards Are Having Problems

In comparison to the original launch of Pokemon GO, the major Gym and Battle Raid update has basically gone off without a hitch. Ther...

By Denny Connolly on 01 July 2017
Pokemon GO: Everything That Changed Since You Quit Playing

Pokemon GO: Everything That Changed Since You Quit Playing

When Pokemon GO launched in the summer of 2016, it seemed like everyone and their mother was playing the game for a few weeks. That h...

By Denny Connolly on 01 July 2017
SNES Classic Resurrects 1995's Canceled Star Fox 2

SNES Classic Resurrects 1995's Canceled Star Fox 2

Today, Nintendo announced the forthcoming SNES Classic’s release date, as well as the inclusion of Star Fox 2 which had been canceled...

By Rory Young on 01 July 2017
Here's Why Nintendo Switch's Online Service Was Delayed

Here's Why Nintendo Switch's Online Service Was Delayed

Earlier this month, Nintendo confirmed that the Switch’s online service will not launch until 2018. Now, the company has revealed exa...

By Jasmine Henry on 29 June 2017
Nintendo: Switch is Our Number One Priority

Nintendo: Switch is Our Number One Priority

All things considered, the Nintendo Switch had a surprisingly strong showing at E3 2017, with Nintendo unveiling new footage of the s...

By Dalton Cooper on 29 June 2017
Japan’s Super NES Classic Edition Has Different Games

Japan’s Super NES Classic Edition Has Different Games

Despite initial rumors prefacing it, there’s no doubt that the unveiling of the Super NES Classic Edition turned a lot of heads. With...

By Riley Little on 27 June 2017
SNES Classic Will Have Longer Controller Cord Than NES

SNES Classic Will Have Longer Controller Cord Than NES

When Nintendo launched the NES Classic earlier this year, gamers were excited for the opportunity to revisit their favorite classic N...

By Boston Blake on 27 June 2017
ARMS' First Free DLC Fighter Revealed by Nintendo

ARMS' First Free DLC Fighter Revealed by Nintendo

Nintendo has pulled back the curtain on the first downloadable character that will be joining the roster of its newest fighting game,...

By Riley Little on 27 June 2017
Nintendo: Super Mario Odyssey Hat Isn't 'Possession'

Nintendo: Super Mario Odyssey Hat Isn't 'Possession'

We live in a post-E3 2017 world where the video game community is seriously having a debate about whether or not Mario is a villain....

By Cody Gravelle on 27 June 2017
Miyamoto Claims Pikmin 4 Development is 'Progressing'

Miyamoto Claims Pikmin 4 Development is 'Progressing'

With E3 2017 well under way, gamers have gotten a solid understanding of what to expect from Nintendo in the coming months. Still, Pi...

By Riley Little on 26 June 2017
Pokemon GO: Datamine Reveals Badges, Legendary Evidence

Pokemon GO: Datamine Reveals Badges, Legendary Evidence

Pokemon GO users are eagerly awaiting the official launch of the big update that will revise the Gym system and introduce Battle Raid...

By Denny Connolly on 26 June 2017
Nintendo Not Causing Switch Stock Shortages on Purpose

Nintendo Not Causing Switch Stock Shortages on Purpose

Gamers who are yet to get their hands on a Nintendo Switch might well have a hard time finding a retailer that still has stock of the...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 26 June 2017
Super Smash Bros. Melee: Invincible Ledge Attack Found

Super Smash Bros. Melee: Invincible Ledge Attack Found

There may not have been a Smash Bros. Switch announcement at E3 2017, but that doesn’t mean the franchise isn’t still on the minds of...

By Denny Connolly on 26 June 2017
Pokemon: Nintendo Switch Game Details Revealed

Pokemon: Nintendo Switch Game Details Revealed

The last few weeks for Nintendo and its beloved Pokemon franchise have been a rollercoaster ride. The June Pokemon Direct Stream came...

By Cody Gravelle on 26 June 2017
Pokemon GO: Do Raids Have A Level Requirement?

Pokemon GO: Do Raids Have A Level Requirement?

Update: Trainers level 25 and above can now participate in Raid Battles at select Gyms around the world. Pokemon GO’s latest update has the potential to breath fresh life into the mobile AR game. By...

By Denny Connolly on 26 June 2017
Skyrim Nintendo Switch Release Date Leaks via Amazon

Skyrim Nintendo Switch Release Date Leaks via Amazon

At E3 2017 Bethesda revealed new details about Skyrim for the Nintendo Switch. Although the company only penciled the game in for a h...

By Jasmine Henry on 26 June 2017
E3 2017: Super Mario Odyssey Hands-On Preview

E3 2017: Super Mario Odyssey Hands-On Preview

Although a lot of the focus around Super Mario Odyssey coming out of E3 2017 is centered on the hat mechanic, which lets players cont...

By Anthony Taormina on 26 June 2017
Pokemon GO: Ditto Sweeping Makes Beating Gyms Easy

Pokemon GO: Ditto Sweeping Makes Beating Gyms Easy

The Pokemon GO Gym update is now available and has proved to be a huge hit with players. But the updated feature has also given rise...

By Jasmine Henry on 26 June 2017
Dragon Ball FighterZ Could Come to Nintendo Switch

Dragon Ball FighterZ Could Come to Nintendo Switch

As many fans excitedly await further details on Dragon Ball FighterZ, Nintendo Switch owners have been left hoping that they won’t be...

By Riley Little on 26 June 2017
Pokemon GO Raid Battles Feature Some Weird Bosses

Pokemon GO Raid Battles Feature Some Weird Bosses

The latest update for Pokemon GO is a rather substantial one, making major changes to gym battles and adding raids. The latter sees p...

By Dalton Cooper on 26 June 2017
Pokemon GO: Gym Updates and Raids Revealed

Pokemon GO: Gym Updates and Raids Revealed

Since the very beginning of Pokemon GO, the mobile game’s PvP aspect has been its weakest link. The gym system was fun at first, but...

By Denny Connolly on 26 June 2017
KH3's Director to Help Design in Xenoblade Chronicles 2

KH3's Director to Help Design in Xenoblade Chronicles 2

One of the more low-key announcements during Nintendo’s E3 2017 presence was the release date for Xenoblade Chronicles 2, which was r...

By Cody Gravelle on 26 June 2017
Pokemon GO Gyms Now Award More Pokecoins for Defending

Pokemon GO Gyms Now Award More Pokecoins for Defending

The latest update for Pokemon GO made some fairly significant tweaks to gyms, but Niantic hasn’t been upfront with all the changes it...

By Dalton Cooper on 26 June 2017
Pokemon GO Fest Tickets Sold Out in 30 Minutes

Pokemon GO Fest Tickets Sold Out in 30 Minutes

Pokemon GO is one of the most popular mobile titles in the history of mobile gaming, and the response to the recently-announced Pokem...

By Sarah Fields on 26 June 2017
Switch User Makes Dock Out of Game Boy Advance SP

Switch User Makes Dock Out of Game Boy Advance SP

It’s fair to say that the Nintendo Switch has really grabbed the attention of long-term Nintendo fans, wowing users with titles such...

By Rob Gordon on 26 June 2017
Pokemon GO: How Raid Battles Work

Pokemon GO: How Raid Battles Work

Pokemon GO’s upcoming patch is bringing some massive changes to the way players interact with in-game Gyms. In addition to a complete...

By Denny Connolly on 26 June 2017
Pokemon GO Gym Update Is Live

Pokemon GO Gym Update Is Live

Pokemon GO is getting one of its biggest updates ever this week with the release of Battle Raids and a complete overhaul to the Gym s...

By Denny Connolly on 26 June 2017
Don't Fall for This Nintendo Switch Pokemon Stars Scam

Don't Fall for This Nintendo Switch Pokemon Stars Scam

Over the last few months, rumors have been mounting that Pokemon Sun and Moon would come to the Nintendo Switch as Pokemon Stars. Nin...

By Jasmine Henry on 20 June 2017
Pokemon GO: These Pokemon Appear More At Night

Pokemon GO: These Pokemon Appear More At Night

Pokemon GO players have been collecting data since the day the mobile game released in hopes of understanding spawn patterns and nest...

By Denny Connolly on 19 June 2017
Pokemon GO Fire and Ice Event Detailed

Pokemon GO Fire and Ice Event Detailed

Pokemon GO developer Niantic reveals details about the game’s upcoming Fire and Ice-type event. Niantic also announces plans to celeb...

By Jasmine Henry on 19 June 2017
Konami Talks Demand for New Castlevania Game

Konami Talks Demand for New Castlevania Game

By forcing out Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima and investing its time into creating pachinko machines over actual video games,...

By Dalton Cooper on 18 June 2017
Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia Review

Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia Review

As one of the more ruthlessly challenging line of games currently in existence, Fire Emblem has laid claim to a very dedicated fan ba...

By Riley Little on 16 June 2017
Nintendo Reveals First Free DLC Fighter for ARMS

Nintendo Reveals First Free DLC Fighter for ARMS

Nintendo has pulled back the curtain on the first downloadable character that will be joining the roster of its newest fighting game,...

By Riley Little on 16 June 2017
Monster Hunter XX on Nintendo Switch Won't Get US Release

Monster Hunter XX on Nintendo Switch Won't Get US Release

E3 has turned out to be a big week for news relating to the Monster Hunter franchise. After some rumors of a new game called Monster...

By Denny Connolly on 16 June 2017
Super Mario Odyssey Co-op Play Revealed

Super Mario Odyssey Co-op Play Revealed

E3 2017 has proved to be an important one for Nintendo, with the company taking a lot of time to show off Super Mario Odyssey. The ga...

By Rob Gordon on 16 June 2017
Microsoft Hits Back at Sony's Cross Play Comments

Microsoft Hits Back at Sony's Cross Play Comments

Although plenty of time has been spent on new game and hardware announcements at E3 2017, something of a storm has started between th...

By Rob Gordon on 16 June 2017
Pokemon Sun and Moon Sequel Rumored for Nintendo Switch

Pokemon Sun and Moon Sequel Rumored for Nintendo Switch

After weeks of speculation over an alleged new Pokemon title called Pokemon Stars that’s supposedly coming to the Nintendo Switch, th...

By Alexander Pan on 16 June 2017
This Is An Awkward Pikachu USB Cable

This Is An Awkward Pikachu USB Cable

We’ve seen some ill-conceived Pokemon–themed products over the years, such as lingerie inspired by the game or the entire line of Pok...

By Curt Hutson on 16 June 2017
GR Pick: Check Out This Super Mario Odyssey 64 Mod

GR Pick: Check Out This Super Mario Odyssey 64 Mod

Super Mario Odyssey has made a tremendous splash through E3 2017, with Nintendo revealing the Switch exclusive game’s release date of...

By Rob Gordon on 16 June 2017
3 Things We'd Like to See in a Super Smash Bros. Deluxe

3 Things We'd Like to See in a Super Smash Bros. Deluxe

Update: Super Smash Bros. Deluxe wasn’t announced during the Nintendo conference this year, but we’re still confident that the game c...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 16 June 2017
Mario and Rabbids Developer Pokes Fun at Emotional E3

Mario and Rabbids Developer Pokes Fun at Emotional E3

Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle creative director Davide Soliani is given a surprise present on his return to Italy: a t-shirt memorializing the moment he cried at E3 2017.

By Rob Gordon on 11 June 2017
Nintendo, Mario Top E3 2017 Game Critics Awards Winners

Nintendo, Mario Top E3 2017 Game Critics Awards Winners

Nintendo’s Super Mario Odyssey and Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle top the list of winners for the E3 2017 Game Critics Awards, winning five categories in total.

By Kyle Sledge on 11 June 2017
Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle Announced for Switch

Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle Announced for Switch

Ubisoft’s Yves Guillemot and Nintendo’s Shigeru Miyamoto announce a partnership to produce Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle, a tactical adventure for the Switch.

By Rory Young on 11 June 2017
Pokemon Company Profits Leap Thanks To Pokemon Go

Pokemon Company Profits Leap Thanks To Pokemon Go

It should come as no surprise to anyone that The Pokemon Company is coming off of a pretty amazing financial year. Pokemon GO became...

By Denny Connolly on 07 June 2017
Pokemon Co. Releases Music Video Starring Magnemite

Pokemon Co. Releases Music Video Starring Magnemite

At this point, The Pokemon Company is notorious for releasing some of the most absurd music videos based on various Pocket Monsters....

By Riley Little on 07 June 2017
Nintendo Switch Party Chat Adapter is Laughably Bad

Nintendo Switch Party Chat Adapter is Laughably Bad

When Nintendo first announced its online service for the Switch, the company did so without fully detailing how certain features woul...

By Anthony Taormina on 07 June 2017
Nintendo is Fighting With Apple Over Switch Production

Nintendo is Fighting With Apple Over Switch Production

Nintendo is reportedly fighting with Apple over production of its new console, the Nintendo Switch. This information follows reports ...

By Jasmine Henry on 07 June 2017
Pokemon Direct Stream Announced, 'Exciting News' Teased

Pokemon Direct Stream Announced, 'Exciting News' Teased

Nintendo announces a Pokemon Direct livestream ahead of its E3 2017 press conference. Fans have been sent into a tailspin, taking to...

By Jasmine Henry on 06 June 2017
Top 5 Games We'd Like to See Launch with Wii 2

Top 5 Games We'd Like to See Launch with Wii 2

The Wii 2/Project Cafe/Nintendo Stream is coming and it will be shown as well as playable at E3. Awesome. The system itself is supp...

By Christian Spicer on 06 June 2017
Splatoon 2 Single-Player Content Details Emerge

Splatoon 2 Single-Player Content Details Emerge

Nintendo continues to ride high after launching the Switch this past March, thanks in large part of solid first-party games like The...

By Derek Nichols on 05 June 2017
Splatoon 2 and ARMS Tournaments Confirmed for E3

Splatoon 2 and ARMS Tournaments Confirmed for E3

Later this month, E3 2017 will take over Los Angeles, and give the world a sneak peek of the most exciting video games of the not-too...

By Brad Jones on 05 June 2017
Pokemon GO Player Getting Sent to Japan

Pokemon GO Player Getting Sent to Japan

Since the release of the original Pokemon games, beloved Electric-type Pokemon Pikachu has become one of the most iconic video game m...

By Rob Gordon on 05 June 2017
Pokemon Star: Website Points to Nintendo Switch Release

Pokemon Star: Website Points to Nintendo Switch Release

An update to the official Pokemon website offers the latest piece of evidence that a game called Pokemon Star will be released for th...

By Jasmine Henry on 04 June 2017
Nintendo Switch Gets Unofficial Super Famicom Skin

Nintendo Switch Gets Unofficial Super Famicom Skin

Thanks to its nature as a console-handheld hybrid, the Nintendo Switch feels a bit more like a system of the future than its biggest...

By Brad Jones on 04 June 2017
Build-a-Bear Adds New Starter Pokemon to Toy Options

Build-a-Bear Adds New Starter Pokemon to Toy Options

With the prior releases of Pokemon toys at Build-a-Bear being extremely successful, it comes as no surprise that another is on the ho...

By Sarah Fields on 04 June 2017
Rockstar Parent Company to 'Selectively' Support Switch

Rockstar Parent Company to 'Selectively' Support Switch

Nintendo’s latest console has been doing well so far, and one more developer is showing support for it. Take-Two Interactive CEO Stra...

By Sarah Fields on 03 June 2017
SNES Classic Edition Confirmed by Xbox E3 Survey?

SNES Classic Edition Confirmed by Xbox E3 Survey?

The SNES Classic Edition may just have been confirmed by an unlikely source – an Xbox E3 2017 survey. The leak follows a recent repor...

By Jasmine Henry on 03 June 2017
Monster Hunter XX Gets Switch Trailer

Monster Hunter XX Gets Switch Trailer

After a brief announcement from Capcom that Monster Hunter XX would be making its way to the Nintendo Switch, the company has now fol...

By Weston Albert on 03 June 2017
Nintendo Stock Jumps After Monster Hunter Switch Reveal

Nintendo Stock Jumps After Monster Hunter Switch Reveal

Capcom’s reveal that Monster Hunter XX, the expanded version of Monster Hunter Generations, will be coming to the Switch has had extr...

By Sarah Fields on 03 June 2017
Time for the Return of 3D Platformers

Time for the Return of 3D Platformers

Gaming is an evolving medium, that much is undeniable. As hardware continues to advance, so too do the games that find themselves o...

By Riley Little on 03 June 2017
Pokemon GO Summer Event Will Feature Legendary Pokemon

Pokemon GO Summer Event Will Feature Legendary Pokemon

Pokemon GO have been teasing an upcoming legendary Summer event and the inclusion of legendary creatures for some time, and now a Nia...

By Alexander Pan on 03 June 2017
Nintendo Increasing Switch Production for Holidays

Nintendo Increasing Switch Production for Holidays

New reports say that Nintendo is ramping up production of the Nintendo Switch ahead of the holidays, in order to prepare for the dema...

By Weston Albert on 02 June 2017
Pokemon GO Players Help Catch Armed Robbery Suspects

Pokemon GO Players Help Catch Armed Robbery Suspects

Pokemon GO players in Kansas City have helped the police to catch armed robbery suspects while out playing the game. This isn’t the f...

By Jasmine Henry on 02 June 2017
Duke Study Suggests Pokemon GO Increases Physical Activity

Duke Study Suggests Pokemon GO Increases Physical Activity

Pokemon GO is a mobile game that really wants players to get up, move around, and explore. Some players prefer to find ways to cheat...

By Denny Connolly on 02 June 2017
Rumor: Pokken Tournament Coming to Nintendo Switch?

Rumor: Pokken Tournament Coming to Nintendo Switch?

As the library of games continues to grow for the Nintendo Switch, gamers have continued to speculate on which potentially overlooked...

By Riley Little on 01 June 2017
Dark Souls Trilogy Could Come to Nintendo Switch

Dark Souls Trilogy Could Come to Nintendo Switch

According to a new report, FromSoftware is considering bringing the Dark Souls trilogy of games to the Nintendo Switch and that a Dar...

By Jasmine Henry on 01 June 2017
Magikarp Jump: How to Evolve into a Gyarados

Magikarp Jump: How to Evolve into a Gyarados

Magikarp Jump players are able to evolve their Magikarp into Gyarados, it seems. The mobile game was released last week on iOS and An...

By Jasmine Henry on 01 June 2017
ARMS Barely Takes Up Any Space On The Switch

ARMS Barely Takes Up Any Space On The Switch

The Nintendo Switch has a lot of positives in terms of its portability, battery life, and the promise of increased third party suppor...

By John Jacques on 30 May 2017
MLB Team Plays Mario Kart 8 During Rain Delay

MLB Team Plays Mario Kart 8 During Rain Delay

The Atlanta Braves faced more than the Pittsburgh Pirates this Tuesday, as the noontime game brought with it a serious downpour of ra...

By John Jacques on 27 May 2017
Mario Kart Is the Best-Selling Racing Game Series in US

Mario Kart Is the Best-Selling Racing Game Series in US

Following the revelation from several weeks ago that Mario Kart 8 Deluxe set a franchise sale record to become the fastest-selling ti...

By Kyle Sledge on 22 May 2017
Nintendo Ends Repairs for Original 3DS

Nintendo Ends Repairs for Original 3DS

With the release and incredible success of the Nintendo Switch, it seems Nintendo is ready to let go one of its previous handheld dev...

By Boston Blake on 22 May 2017
Pokemon GO: Is Shiny Magikarp Chaining Possible?

Pokemon GO: Is Shiny Magikarp Chaining Possible?

It’s not much of a secret at this point that shiny Magikarp could very well be the most sought-after and rare creature in Niantic’s a...

By Kyle Sledge on 22 May 2017
Pokemon: Magikarp Mobile Game Hits iOS

Pokemon: Magikarp Mobile Game Hits iOS

A mobile game based on famous splashing Pokemon Magikarp has been released on iOS. The launch follows a surge in the Pokemon’s popula...

By Jasmine Henry on 22 May 2017
Pokemon Sun and Moon Offers Free Mega Stones to Players

Pokemon Sun and Moon Offers Free Mega Stones to Players

Nintendo and Game Freak are releasing another round of Mega Stones to Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon players. Not just one or two Mega...

By Rory Young on 16 May 2017
Pokemon GO: Almost 300M Pokemon Caught in Grass Event

Pokemon GO: Almost 300M Pokemon Caught in Grass Event

Through the Pokemon GO Grass-focused event Worldwide Bloom, developer Niantic offered up plenty of chances for fans of the game to ca...

By Rob Gordon on 16 May 2017
Red Dead Redemption 2: Chances of Switch Port 'Poor'

Red Dead Redemption 2: Chances of Switch Port 'Poor'

Wedbush Securities analyst Michael Pachter says that the chances of Rockstar Games’ Red Dead Redemption 2 coming to the Nintendo Swit...

By Jasmine Henry on 15 May 2017
Super Mario Run Will Be Partly Free to Play

Super Mario Run Will Be Partly Free to Play

During a financial briefing, Nintendo confirms that mobile game Super Mario Run will be partly free to play and that friends from Mii...

By Jasmine Henry on 13 May 2017
Super Mario Run Announced for iOS

Super Mario Run Announced for iOS

Shigeru Miyamoto announces that the Super Mario franchise is coming to iPhone during an Apple event, with the reveal of mobile platfo...

By Rob Gordon on 13 May 2017
Pokemon GO: Rare Pokemon Are Allegedly Spawning More

Pokemon GO: Rare Pokemon Are Allegedly Spawning More

A bevy of reports from gamers the world over indicates that Pokemon GO has been on the receiving end of an overhaul that makes rare P...

By Riley Little on 13 May 2017
Pokemon GO: Pokemon Gym Encounters Now Count As 'Seen'

Pokemon GO: Pokemon Gym Encounters Now Count As 'Seen'

Niantic quietly rolls out a Pokemon GO tweak, causing the Pokedex to record encounters with Pokemon in Gyms in addition to the existi...

By Sarah Fields on 13 May 2017
Pokemon GO: Datamine Reveals No  Ditto Easter Egg Yet

Pokemon GO: Datamine Reveals No Ditto Easter Egg Yet

Pokemon GO fans dig deep into the game’s latest update, hunting for data indicating that the rare Pokemon Ditto can be unlocked, but...

By Sarah Fields on 13 May 2017
Study: Pokemon GO is Serious Distraction for Drivers

Study: Pokemon GO is Serious Distraction for Drivers

A new study published by JAMA Internal Medicine reveals shocking statistics about how many drivers are distracted because they’re pla...

By Dalton Cooper on 13 May 2017
Nintendo Removes Pokemon Trailers, Fuels Switch Rumors

Nintendo Removes Pokemon Trailers, Fuels Switch Rumors

Nintendo has taken down several Pokemon Sun and Moon trailers, fueling the speculation that the Nintendo Switch is getting a port. Ru...

By Jasmine Henry on 13 May 2017
Nintendo E3 2017 Plans Revealed

Nintendo E3 2017 Plans Revealed

Nintendo has officially revealed its plans for E3 2017. The company previously confirmed that it would not host a traditional E3 pres...

By Jasmine Henry on 13 May 2017
Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon Review

Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon Review

Hoping to change things up, Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon offer one of the most radical departures from the series’ longstanding formu...

By Riley Little on 13 May 2017
Super Mario Maker For Nintendo 3DS Review

Super Mario Maker For Nintendo 3DS Review

Nintendo’s port of Super Mario Maker is a great distraction for those that missed out on the Wii U installment, but it is lacking whe...

By Riley Little on 12 May 2017
Russian Gets 3.5 Years for Playing Pokemon GO in Church

Russian Gets 3.5 Years for Playing Pokemon GO in Church

A Russian blogger arrested for playing Pokemon GO in a church has now been sentenced to three and a half years in prison. He is just...

By Jasmine Henry on 12 May 2017
Okamiden Character Videos Get Players Acquainted With the Colorful Cast

Okamiden Character Videos Get Players Acquainted With the Colorful Cast

Fans of the cult-classic PS2 and Wii hit, Okami, have been long awaiting the direct sequel, Okamiden. Nintendo and Capcom have deci...

By Tyler Davis on 12 May 2017
Nintendo: Wii U and Amiibo Sales Dropping

Nintendo: Wii U and Amiibo Sales Dropping

In Nintendo’s latest financial earnings report, the company reveals that the Wii U continues to struggle in sales, but 3DS is enjoyin...

By Dalton Cooper on 12 May 2017
Pokemon Sun and Moon: New Creatures Announced

Pokemon Sun and Moon: New Creatures Announced

The Pokemon Company unveils more new Pokemon for upcoming titles Pokemon Sun and Moon, but also announces that the Pokemon Bank featu...

By Rob Gordon on 12 May 2017
Pokemon Sun and Moon: Which Starter Is Right For You?

Pokemon Sun and Moon: Which Starter Is Right For You?

Players are able to choose either Rowlet, Litten, or Popplio when they start their adventure in Sun and Moon, but which Pokemon makes...

By Riley Little on 12 May 2017
Pokemon Sun & Moon Release First Mythical Pokemon

Pokemon Sun & Moon Release First Mythical Pokemon

North American audiences currently have the chance to capitalize on the official release of Pokemon Sun and Moon‘s first mythical cre...

By Kyle Sledge on 12 May 2017
The Switch's Late Night Debut Reveals More About It

The Switch's Late Night Debut Reveals More About It

Gamers carefully analyze footage of Jimmy Fallon and Reggie Fils-Aime trying out the Nintendo Switch, and determine that the console...

By Sarah Fields on 12 May 2017
N64 Emulator Removed from Xbox Games Store

N64 Emulator Removed from Xbox Games Store

Just a few short days since it was discovered on the Xbox Games Store, the Nintendo 64 app has been pulled and users can no longer do...

By Curt Hutson on 12 May 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Videos Are About Good Eats

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Videos Are About Good Eats

Nintendo releases two brand new videos for its forthcoming action-adventure game The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, with both f...

By Kyle Sledge on 12 May 2017
Yo-Kai Watch 2: Bony Spirits Review

Yo-Kai Watch 2: Bony Spirits Review

The arrival of Yo-Kai Watch 2: Bony Spirits provides fans with a familiar experience that changes very, very little when compared to...

By Riley Little on 12 May 2017
Star Fox Zero Made Me Feel Like I Was 6 Again

Star Fox Zero Made Me Feel Like I Was 6 Again

One editor goes hands-on with Star Fox Zero, and realizes that the game plays like a true extension of the classic Nintendo 64 iterat...

By Riley Little on 12 May 2017
10 Biggest Video Game Hoaxes

10 Biggest Video Game Hoaxes

Game Rant takes a look back at the biggest hoaxes in video game history, from mysterious characters and hidden game modes through to...

By Rob Gordon on 12 May 2017
Mario Party: Star Rush Review

Mario Party: Star Rush Review

Mario Party: Star Rush does a lot to recreate the feeling of couch-based multiplayer and pioneers with a handful of new modes, but s...

By Riley Little on 12 May 2017
Fire Emblem and Animal Crossing Mobile Games Delayed

Fire Emblem and Animal Crossing Mobile Games Delayed

Nintendo confirms that planned mobile games for both Fire Emblem and Animal Crossing have been delayed, due to the upcoming release o...

By Rob Gordon on 12 May 2017
Super Mario Run Not Coming to Android This Year

Super Mario Run Not Coming to Android This Year

Super Mario Run has released on Android ahead of schedule. Nintendo’s popular mobile platformer was initially confirmed for a March 2...

By Jasmine Henry on 12 May 2017
Pokemon GO: Allegedly Rare Pokemon Are Spawning More

Pokemon GO: Allegedly Rare Pokemon Are Spawning More

A bevy of reports from gamers the world over indicates that Pokemon GO has been on the receiving end of an overhaul that makes rare P...

By Riley Little on 12 May 2017
Dragon Quest 7: Fragments of the Forgotten Past Review

Dragon Quest 7: Fragments of the Forgotten Past Review

Dragon Quest 7: Fragments of the Forgotten Past is an engaging remake of a well-liked classic that brings some much needed paint and...

By Riley Little on 12 May 2017
2015 Game Developers Choice Awards Nominations

2015 Game Developers Choice Awards Nominations

The Game Developers Conference has grown an incredible amount since its beginnings 27 years ago where 25 developers met in a living...

By Rob Keyes on 12 May 2017
6 Gaming Splits Bigger Than Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie

6 Gaming Splits Bigger Than Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie

Breakups aren’t reserved for couples, celebrity or not, with plenty of blockbuster splits in the gaming industry making massive headl...

By Riley Little on 12 May 2017
Pokemon GO Player Robbed During Livestream

Pokemon GO Player Robbed During Livestream

An unidentified assailant attacks Pokemon GO player and Twitch streamer Rickey Yaneza while the latter was livestreaming Pokemon GO g...

By Dalton Cooper on 12 May 2017
Stardew Valley is Coming to the Switch with Multiplayer

Stardew Valley is Coming to the Switch with Multiplayer

Nintendo confirms that last year’s sleeper hit Stardew Valley is headed to the Switch this summer, and it’s set to be the first version of the game to introduce multiplayer.

By Brad Jones on 13 February 2017
Miyamoto: Star Fox Zero is Most Underrated Wii U Game

Miyamoto: Star Fox Zero is Most Underrated Wii U Game

In an E3 2016 interview with Game Informer, Shigeru Miyamoto and Bill Trinen name Star Fox Zero and Pikmin 3 as two underrated Wii U exclusive titles.

By Dalton Cooper on 12 December 2016
Miyamoto Teasing Something With Samurai Mario T-Shirt

Miyamoto Teasing Something With Samurai Mario T-Shirt

Shigeru Miyamoto teases fans with a T-shirt featuring Samurai Mario during his appearance on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, causing speculation online. Nintendo’s Shigeru Miyamoto, Reg...

By Jason Gallagher on 10 December 2016
Nintendo Offers $20,000 to Find 3DS Security Flaws

Nintendo Offers $20,000 to Find 3DS Security Flaws

In an attempt to curb piracy on the 3DS, Nintendo launches a program in which a $20,000 bounty will be offered to hackers who can find vulnerabilities in the console. One of the prevailing...

By Alexander Pan on 07 December 2016
Star Fox Guard Announced, Bundled With Wii U Game

Star Fox Guard Announced, Bundled With Wii U Game

Nintendo announces a new Star Fox game called Star Fox Guard, which will also be bundled with the upcoming Wii U game Star Fox Zero when it is released this April.

By Weston Albert on 31 August 2016
Nintendo Tried to Make A Transforming Arwing Amiibo

Nintendo Tried to Make A Transforming Arwing Amiibo

Nintendo says the company tried to create an Arwing amiibo that would have launched with Star Fox Zero, but despite numerous tries they weren’t able to complete it.

By Weston Albert on 12 December 2015
Watch the Official Star Fox Zero Animated Short Here

Watch the Official Star Fox Zero Animated Short Here

Nintendo releases a brief anime based on Star Fox Zero, featuring all of the beloved animal pilots from the main game. It’s actually quite good and can be watched here.

By Riley Little on 12 December 2015