Tag archive for "Nintendo"

Nintendo Preparing Japanese Nintendo Direct on May 31; Includes This Summer’s 3DS and Wii U Titles

With E3 just about two weeks away, many companies are getting their big guns ready for the biggest gaming-centric show of the year with plenty of huge announcements, ...Read More

Get Your Credit Cards Ready; Amazon Debuts New System for Purchasing amiibo With Wave 4 Launch Today

After the amiibo craze kicked off with the figurines’ launch back in November of last year, the demand for new figurines and the more elusive characters has driven ...Read More

Review: Splatoon – Are You a Kid or a Squid?

I’ve been interested in Splatoon ever since it was first unveiled during last year’s E3, as the title looked promising. Between following any revealed news game and playing ...Read More

Lovely “Pearl White” New 3DS XL Coming to Japan This June

Nintendo announced a new color for the New 3DS XL, Pearl White, which will come out on June 11th. ...Read More

Inky Shooter Splatoon Gets a New Single-Player TV Spot

Splatoon, the inky shooter for Wii U coming May 29th, gets a new single-player TV spot. ...Read More

Get Three Select Amiibo For $30 At Best Buy

Best Buy has a new deal where you can buy three select amiibo figures for $30. There are fourteen different amiibo’s to choose from and you’ll ...Read More

Get Various Nintendo eShops Indie Titles for Wii U and 3DS via the Humble Nindie Bundle

The Humble Bundle, the digital distributor where you can pay what you want for a bundle of digital collections has revealed its latest collection of games, which consist ...Read More

You Can Now See Yoshi’s Woolly World Title Screen, Cutscene, and World 1 Gameplay

One of the premiere Nintendo titles for the Wii U this year is Yoshi’s Woolly World. And while Nintendo has been quiet since last E3, Nintendo Insider has ...Read More

Mega Man Zero 2 Now Available on the Wii U Virtual Console

The Game Boy Advance game Mega Man Zero 2 is now available for $7.99 on the Wii U Virtual Console. The game was previously only available ...Read More

Splatoon Global Testfire Suffers Massive Server Outage (But the Twitter Hashtag is Pretty Golden) (UPDATED)

Update: The official Japanese Splatoon Twitter account confirmed that the Testfire has been extended for another hour:

【おしらせ】完成披露試写会は本日8:00で終了する予定でしたが、つながりにくい状況が続いていたため、実施を1時間延長し9:00までとさせていた きます。 ご迷惑をおかけして、申し訳ございません。 ...Read More

If You Collect amiibo and Live Near New York City, Nintendo World to Hold Midnight Launch of Wave 4 Figurines Next Week

After releasing late last year, Nintendo’s amiibo figurines have been a truly hot commodity in the eyes of collectors with many of its figurines becoming rare items – ...Read More

Nintendo to Discontinue Wii U Basic 8GB White Console in Japan, Adding New Premium White 32GB Console in June

After about 2.5 years on the market, Nintendo is set to refresh its Wii U stock slightly with recent reports indicating one of the console’s first iterations, the ...Read More

Shuckle Event Now Available On Pokemon Shuffle

Pokemon Shuffle, a free-to-play 3DS game has a special event out now which has Shuckle available for 24 hours. In order to be able to participate in the ...Read More

Nintendo’s Satoru Iwata Will Not Be Attending E3 Again This Year; Will Focus on “Other Areas” of Company Business in Japan

Last year, a surprising turn of events led to Nintendo President and CEO Satoru Iwata not attending last year’s E3 2014 due to health concerns, and with ...Read More

Review: Xenoblade Chronicles X (Japanese Version) – The Greatest Battle For Humanity

Being a huge fan of Xenoblade Chornicles, I was pretty excited when this game was first announced back in 2013 during the year’s first Nintendo Direct. I knew ...Read More

Start Your Training Today; Locations and Qualifying Details Revealed for Nintendo World Championships 2015

After revealing its plans for E3 2015 last week, Nintendo provided a fun surprise right out of the gate by announcing the return of the Nintendo World ...Read More

Grab Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate for $10 Off and Get to Hunting Monsters, Courtesy of Amazon

As some of the biggest releases of the year are making their way to store shelves in 2015 and the slower months of the year are on their ...Read More

Nintendo Bringing Rare amiibo Back to Stores in Limited Quantities Over Next Few Days

Ever since their debut in stores back in November, Nintendo’s line of amiibo figurines have been highly sought-after commodities to collectors, with some of the figurines’ rarity being incredibly frustrating to consumers. ...Read More

Splatoon Global Testfire Returns, Get Ready to Ink-Up on May 23rd

Last week Nintendo launch their first Splatoon Global Testfire, giving players access to the multiplayer beta for one ink-filled day. ...Read More

Fire Emblem If Removes Weapon Durability, “Phoenix Mode” and Other Gameplay Mechanics Detailed

New mechanic details for Fire Emblem If have emerged, including a notable feature’s removal and an all new difficulty called “Phoenix Mode.” ...Read More

Nintendo Reveals its E3 2015 Lineup and Plans with New Video; Digital Event, Treehouse Live Broadcasts, and More in the Works

While Nintendo’s plans have fluctuated in the last few years at E3 and moved away from large-scale press conferences to smaller demos and livestreams during the event, Nintendo ...Read More

Best Buy Holds Google Hangout Interview With Splatoon Developers

Best Buy is holding a Google Hangout discussion with the Nintendo dev team behind upcoming third-person shooter/platformer Splatoon. ...Read More

Launch Into Humanity’s Last Stand in the Attack on Titan: Humanity in Chains Launch Trailer

Attack on Titan: Humanity in Chains launches for North American eShop today; to celebrate Atlus released a launch trailer showcasing all the gameplay mechanics. Players who purchase the ...Read More

Nintendo Kicks into High Gear; Full Plans for E3 2015 to Be Revealed Tomorrow

In the past few years, Nintendo’s plans for E3 have been fluctuating radically with the studio going from large-scale press conferences to instead shift their focus to smaller-scaled ...Read More

Puzzle & Dragons Z + Puzzle & Dragons Super Mario Bros. Edition Commercial Video Released

Puzzle & Dragons Z + Puzzle & Dragons Super Mario Bros. Edition will be released on May 22nd for the Nintendo 3DS which is a little over a ...Read More

Did You Know Gaming? Wii Episode Showcases Microsoft and Sony’s Denial of Motion Controls

The newest episode of Did You Know Gaming? is now up on YouTube and features the Wii, Nintendo’s hit console in 2006. A majority of the video is ...Read More

Xenoblade Chronicles X on Wii U Outsells First Xenoblade Despite Enormous Difference in Installed Base

Some were disappointed by seeing Xenoblade Chronicles X place only third in the Media Create software chart, but comparing its debut week sales with historical data ...Read More

Yoshi’s Woolly World Will Support The Wiimote, GamePad, Pro Controller and Classic Controller

Nintendo’s upcoming Yoshi’s Woolly World game will support a variety of controllers such as the Wiimote (side-ways), GamePad, Pro Controller as well as the Classic Controller. ...Read More

Nintendo’s Colorful Title Splatoon Offers “Color Lock” Feature for Color-Blind Players

Splatoon, Nintendo’s upcoming third-person shooter/platformer title, is a very colorful game in which ink colors plays a huge role in the gameplay. ...Read More

Yoshi’s Woolly World to Feature More Amiibo Support, Will Unlock New Costumes Based on Figures Scanned

The Australian release date push-up and reveal of the limited edition for Yoshi’s Woolly World showcased some interesting information concerning amiibo support for the title:

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