Fire Emblem Fates DLC Detailed

With only a little over three weeks until the release of Fire Emblem Fates, Nintendo has been sharing more and more information about the game (or pair of games, if you will), including the launch of their official site. The latest update covers Map Pack 1, the first set of downloadable content for the game.Continue reading “Fire Emblem Fates DLC Detailed”

Nintendo Formally Announces Goodies for Pokémon’s 20th Anniversary

Nintendo formally announced they are releasing Pokémon Blue, Pokémon Red, and Pokémon Yellow for the Nintendo 3DS eShop in commemoration of the series’ 20th anniversary, according to a press release issued by the company earlier this morning. They will be available for digital download on February 27 and will cost $9.99 a piece. On that same day, NintendoContinue reading “Nintendo Formally Announces Goodies for Pokémon’s 20th Anniversary”

Pokemon-Themed Nintendo 2DS Announced for Japan

Nintendo has officially announced that they will be releasing four new, Pokemon-themed versions of the 2DS in Japan. These handhelds will come in four translucent colors corresponding to the original Pokemon games: Red, Green, Blue and Yellow. While the translucent red and blue consoles have been previously released worldwide (sans the colored buttons), the greenContinue reading “Pokemon-Themed Nintendo 2DS Announced for Japan”

Fire Emblem Fates English Cutscenes Previewed

GameXplain has posted a preview of the English cutscenes in Fire Emblem Fates, the much-anticipated follow up to 2013’s Fire Emblem Awakening. Fire Emblem Fates is unique though in the fact that it is being released with three different versions: Birthright, Conquest, and Revelation, which was released digitally in Japan. Each version follows a different route for your main character, much likeContinue reading “Fire Emblem Fates English Cutscenes Previewed”

Why Nintendo will be Successful in 2016

Let’s face it: 2015 wasn’t one of Nintendo’s more successful years in recent memory. While the software that did come out was stellar, and some borderlined on being masterpieces, such as Super Mario Maker and Xenoblade Chronicles X, the year was a massive disappointment from a software standpoint. Nintendo had some great supplementary titles that were enjoyable,Continue reading “Why Nintendo will be Successful in 2016”

Pokemon Picross: A Re-branding of a Classic Mario Puzzle Game

It’s seems as though Mario is out of the Picross scene and Pokemon is in. But the switch certainly contains nuances that go beyond the release of a new free-to-start game, Pokemon Picross, that’s going to available in December. Picross is essentially an electronic version of the nonogram puzzles where you fill in squares accordingContinue reading “Pokemon Picross: A Re-branding of a Classic Mario Puzzle Game”

Nintendo Unveils First Foray Into Mobile Gaming, Miitomo

In what is perhaps the biggest step yet in Nintendo’s newfound interest in mobile gaming (you know, aside from that Pokemon Snap port), the immensely popular Japanese gaming giant has recently announced its first official mobile app, dubbed “Miitomo.” Let it be known, however, that this is most certainly not a Nintendo approved ‘game’ forContinue reading “Nintendo Unveils First Foray Into Mobile Gaming, Miitomo”

Nintendo Announces ‘Nintendo Selects’ 3DS Games

Nintendo of Europe has just announced a list of 3DS titles that will be available through the Nintendo Selects program, which will offer popular games for a discounted price. Nintendo has done this before with Wii titles such as Super Mario Galaxy and The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess.  These six games will be released as Nintendo Selects on October 24th: Star FoxContinue reading “Nintendo Announces ‘Nintendo Selects’ 3DS Games”

Hyrule Warriors Legends will not be Playable in 3D on Original Nintendo 3DS

Those who own an original 3DS will not be able to play Hyrule Warriors Legends in stereoscopic 3D, according to producer Yosuke Hayashi. In a translated interview with 4Gamer, Hayashi revealed that in order for Hyrule Warriors Legends to have as many enemies on screen as the Wii U version, the 3D functionality on the original 3DSContinue reading “Hyrule Warriors Legends will not be Playable in 3D on Original Nintendo 3DS”

Nintendo’s Current Trends and Impact on NX

Nintendo has a console buried deep in the vaults of their headquarters over in Kyoto, Japan. Its codename is the Nintendo NX, and it was mentioned ever so slightly to get people talking. As such, gaming enthusiast websites have taken it upon themselves to speculate heavily about this device, its features and its potential gimmicks. Personally,Continue reading “Nintendo’s Current Trends and Impact on NX”

Nintendo's Current Trends and Impact on NX

Nintendo has a console buried deep in the vaults of their headquarters over in Kyoto, Japan. Its codename is the Nintendo NX, and it was mentioned ever so slightly to get people talking. As such, gaming enthusiast websites have taken it upon themselves to speculate heavily about this device, its features and its potential gimmicks. Personally,Continue reading “Nintendo's Current Trends and Impact on NX”

A Plethora of Tri Force Heroes Artwork and Screenshots Hit the Web

Nintendo Everything has revealed 51 new pieces of artwork and screenshots from Link’s upcoming adventure Tri Force Heroes. The screenshots reveal several never-before-seen outfits, including some Tingle get-up, and the artwork focuses on Link’s diverse expressions, which at times are hilarious. Tri Force Heroes is being released on October 25 in North America, but in the meantime,Continue reading “A Plethora of Tri Force Heroes Artwork and Screenshots Hit the Web”