GPS Episode 51: The Past, Present, and Future of Nintendo Switch

Episode 51 of our gaming podcast, The Gamer Pros Show (GPS), is now live! This week is the one year anniversary of the Nintendo Switch and we’re celebrating by talking about what the console has done so far and what its future looks like. In the news, we are talking about Detroit: Become Human, which nowContinue reading “GPS Episode 51: The Past, Present, and Future of Nintendo Switch”

Splatoon and Splatoon 2: Look Back and a Way Forward

Nintendo took a huge risk with Splatoon. It was a major experiment and complete risk for a variety of reasons and also the first new Nintendo IP since the release of Pikmin for the Nintendo GameCube. Before Splatoon, Nintendo had been relying heavily on its big hitters like Mario and Zelda to carry the weightContinue reading “Splatoon and Splatoon 2: Look Back and a Way Forward”

New Splatoon Amiibos Coming this Summer

Nintendo recently announced their new lineup of gaming toys and collectibles. Due to the popularity of the ink-filled shooter, Splatoon, they’ve decided to create amiibos of two well known characters in-game. The new Splatoon amiibos include the broadcasters known as Callie and Marie along with different versions of the older Splatoon amiibos. Now like every amiibo,Continue reading “New Splatoon Amiibos Coming this Summer”

Splatoon Gears up for a SpongeBob-Themed Splatfest

In a collaboration with Nickelodeon, Nintendo has announced that Splatoon‘s latest Splatfest event will carry a SpongeBob Squarepants theme. Players can side with either SpongeBob or Patrick and compete in ranked Turf War matches over the course of 18 hours. All participating players will receive a t-shirt of their preferred character, with Super Sea Snails,Continue reading “Splatoon Gears up for a SpongeBob-Themed Splatfest”

The 10th Splatfest in North American Going on Right Now, Japan Comes Next Week

Nintendo’s 10th Splatfest is here and the question for you to ink people is interesting to say the least; would you rather travel to the past or travel to the future? I’m guessing given this age of technology and all, people would rather travel to the future than risk getting eaten by dinosaurs, but I guess we’llContinue reading “The 10th Splatfest in North American Going on Right Now, Japan Comes Next Week”

Game Awards 2015 Nominees are without Shame

It’s that time of year again, when we see what people think are games of the year, and this year’s nominees came as no surprise to me. The Game of the Year nominees are Bloodbourne, Fallout 4, Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain, Super Mario Maker, and Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. Nominated games hadContinue reading “Game Awards 2015 Nominees are without Shame”

Splatoon Map Update and New Content

In the November 12th Nintendo Direct, Nintendo unveiled a new content update for their squid shooter, Splatoon. Splatoon will feature a new map, called Museum d’Alfonsino. This new map will go live on November 13, at 6PM PDT. This update will also have new equipment and focuses on creating an environment where players need to work togetherContinue reading “Splatoon Map Update and New Content”

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”