Nintendo of America’s Reggie Fils-Aime Retires on April 15

Reggie Fils-Aime, the charming and hilarious President of Nintendo of America, is retiring at the age of 57. Fils-Aime will be replaced by Doug Bowser, the current head of sales and marketing at Nintendo of America, on April 15, 2019.  Fils-Aime explained, “Nintendo owns a part of my heart forever”. He went on to say:Continue reading “Nintendo of America’s Reggie Fils-Aime Retires on April 15”

Wii U Production Officially Ended in Japan

With the Nintendo Switch just around the corner, the era of the Wii U had to come to an end some time. While it was known that production of the console was to end soon, today on the hardware section of Nintendo’s Japanese website, it was announced today that Wii U production has officially finished. The titleContinue reading “Wii U Production Officially Ended in Japan”

Zelda to be Nintendo’s only Playable Game at E3 2016

Nintendo has made an official announcement that The Legend of Zelda will be its only playable game this year at E3 2016. From their official press release: “Nintendo changes its approach to the show every year. This June, Nintendo will focus its attentions on the upcoming game in The Legend of Zelda series. The WiiContinue reading “Zelda to be Nintendo’s only Playable Game at E3 2016”

Nintendo of Europe Releases New Piece of Artwork for Zelda

Nintendo of Europe took to Twitter this morning, posting the first piece of artwork we have ever seen from Zelda Wii U (or is it NX now?). The shot is in an almost iconic pose that we have all seen from the teaser trailer that was present at E3 2014, but, it is very excitingContinue reading “Nintendo of Europe Releases New Piece of Artwork for Zelda”

The Legend of Zelda is Delayed for 2017, Being Released for Wii U and NX

The Legend of Zelda has been delayed once again, which may be a smart move on Nintendo’s part. It will now most likely launch in 2017, and will probably be a launch title for the Nintendo NX. The Wii U version will come out as well. Given that the NX comes out in March 2017,Continue reading “The Legend of Zelda is Delayed for 2017, Being Released for Wii U and NX”

The Online Gaming Community is Toxic

Now, before you freak out, this is not referring to the gaming community in general; in fact, the majority of the gaming community is absolutely delightful. What this is referring to though is the toxicity and disgusting practices that go on while playing games with other players through online services on home consoles. Much of thisContinue reading “The Online Gaming Community is Toxic”

The Wii U Has the Best Exclusives of This Console Generation

In a console cycle which has been mired by remasters and remakes (not to mention games that were built for both last-generation and current-generation consoles concurrently), it is not Sony or Microsoft that has taken the spotlight in terms of exclusive content, but instead Nintendo. Although the company only has a market share of a littleContinue reading “The Wii U Has the Best Exclusives of This Console Generation”

Rumor: Star Fox Zero Has Been Delayed Again

According to French retailers, Nintendo’s Star Fox Zero, which was supposed to be a 2015 holiday release title, has been pushed back until July 15, 2016. The French website does not say whether this is a delay on the part of Europe, or a delay worldwide, but nothing has been confirmed as of yet. If theContinue reading “Rumor: Star Fox Zero Has Been Delayed Again”

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”

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 Reveals Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash Release Date

Nintendo has revealed that Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash, exclusive to the Wii U and which made its first appearance at E3 2015, will be receiving a November 20 release date and will retail for $50. There will be additional playable characters besides Mario, Bowser, and Peach, although these have not been revealed at this time. Nintendo has also hasn’tContinue reading “Nintendo Reveals Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash Release Date”

Star Fox Zero Delayed until Early 2016

In an announcement today on Facebook, Nintendo revealed that Star Fox Zero, which was to be their killer app for the Wii U this holiday season, has been delayed until early 20016. It appears that the decision was made by Mr. Miyamoto, who made the difficult choice last week. “We have been developing Star Fox Zero forContinue reading “Star Fox Zero Delayed until Early 2016”