Tag "Nintendo"

SNES-themed 3DS XL coming soon

Contrary to those who thought the 3DS would simply wither away after the Switch’s success, Nintendo is still pushing the handheld. Not only did a New Nintendo 2DS XL release

Nintendo Switch eShop adds ‘Games on Sale’ category

Most Switch owners expected this move. Nintendo finally added a “Games on Sale” category recently to the Switch eShop. Only two games are shown at the moment, but the addition

Did Nintendo file a Game Boy Classic patent?

Retro consoles became a cash cow for Nintendo. The Big N released the wildly successful SNES Classic and NES Classic. Most people expect a Nintendo 64 Classic to appear soon

Nintendo-licensed Super Mario Bros. makeup is on sale

Earlier, Nintendo posted an Instagram picture plugging their official Super Mario Bros. makeup from Shu Uemura. It should come as little surprise that these products exist. After all, Star Wars

Nintendo harming itself with restrictive YouTube policies (opinion)

In addition to its backwards logic on online gaming, Nintendo is also making some mistakes with YouTube. For one, it just seems like a needless hassle to sign up for

Wii Shop to close in January 2019

Nintendo’s best retro console might not be the NES or SNES Classic. For instance, the old Wii still offers a functional Wii Shop and Virtual Console. Many mini-NES and SNES

Did Nintendo design the SNES Classic to be customizable by hackers?

One theory floating around is that Nintendo let the SNES Classic be vulnerable to hacking on purpose. This idea sounds crazy at first, given Nintendo’s iron fist over its products.

Nintendo home consoles ranked from best to worst

Nintendo’s place in history as one of the most important video game companies cannot be denied. With the industry in a downward spiral at the start of the 1980s, the

Super Mario Run to receive a new update this month

Super Mario Run is not one of Nintendo’s better games. But, it is an important one. Most people assumed Nintendo would never get into the phone gaming arena. Why risk

Top 5 reasons the SNES Classic is worth purchasing

Time to get excited. Nintendo’s Super Nintendo Classic Edition (or SNES Classic) is set to release on September 29th, and eager purchasers will be waiting at stores to get their

NES Golf hidden inside every Switch

Nintendo might be taking forever to provide a proper Virtual Console service on the Switch. But apparently, an original 8-bit NES game is already inside the hybrid console – Golf.

Game & Talk Ep. 52: Nintendo Direct 9.13.17 Recap

Thanks to last week’s Nintendo Direct, my dreams of putting B.J. Blazkowicz on a Nintendo episode of Game & Talk have finally been realized. After going into some non-Nintendo news

Reggie Fils-Aimé tells public not to pay scalpers for SNES Classic

Trusting Nintendo can be difficult at times. While the House of Mario has brought gamers countless hours of joy with its entertainment products, it also disappoints its followers. When the

Nintendo planning an achievement system for the Switch

Despite the Switch’s success, it lacks a few things other consoles offer. Most notably, the online infrastructure is just not the same as in the Xbox One and PS4. Plus,

Nintendo Direct airing on September 13

Rumors began this past weekend that a new Nintendo Direct is on the horizon. More specifically, this Wednesday, September 13. It’s one thing to leak information about a game that

‘Star Fox 2’s manual is online and it’s glorious

If you are a member of the lucky 1% who managed to snag a SNES Classic pre-order, then congratulations, you’re going to be one of the few people in the

What are the Top 5 2D Super Mario Bros. titles?

Everyone loves lists. Here is another one relating to the storied Super Mario Bros. franchise. While Nintendo gears up to release Super Mario Odyssey on the Switch later this year,

Nintendo stock a ‘strong buy’ thanks to the Switch and NES Classic

Nintendo’s fortunes just keep looking brighter according to most business articles this year. The Switch and NES Classic both helped the company tremendously in recent times, and the upcoming SNES

All 10 Mega Man games ranked!

Let’s not goof around. Mega Man is the greatest character and video game series and probably the greatest thing in general to ever exist in the history of everything. Maybe

Is the ‘World’ part of Nintendo World Championships 2017 misleading?

Most Nintendo fans are excited for the upcoming Nintendo World Championships (NWC). An earlier article on Nerd Reactor revealed the small details behind the qualifying sessions and main New York