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Game & Talk Ep. 47: Nintendo E3 2017 Predictions

One…more…week. E3 2017 is just around the corner and what better way to celebrate than with some predictions? Game & Talk continues with Nintendo E3 2017 Predictions then every other

Nintendo Switch online service pricing revealed, delays implementation until 2018

While a few questions remain, Nintendo just revealed important details about their Nintendo Switch online service. Most importantly, the company unveiled firm pricing options in the form of 1-month, 3-month

E3 2017 could use spark from Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo

Back in 2013, Microsoft made some mistakes in their E3 press conference promoting the Xbox One. For example, the company announced an “always-on” DRM system that locked down discs to

Nintendo deserves credit for not forcing microtransactions in phone apps (opinion)

Nintendo has gained justified criticism over the years for a couple of unconsumer-friendly practices. But when it comes to smartphone apps, the company earns back some credit for avoiding the

Ultra Street Fighter II to be deciding factor for Capcom’s Switch support?

Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers has launched on the Nintendo Switch, and it looks like sales of the game could be the deciding factor on how much support

Criticism over smartphone app for Nintendo Switch online service remains strong

Specific information on the required smartphone app for the upcoming Nintendo Switch online service is lacking. But it is clear gamers will need to use their smartphone or tablet in

Nintendo bringing Zelda, Animal Crossing and Pokémon to smartphones

With the upcoming slate of big Nintendo franchises heading to smartphones, the company looks set to remain making Android and iOS games for the foreseeable future. At the moment, most

New Nintendo 2DS XL earning positive reviews

Nintendo’s announcement of a New Nintendo 2DS XL possibly came as a surprise to gamers. After all, since the hybrid Switch is picking up steam, few fans would argue if

Nintendo-themed t-shirts are coming to UNIQLO

Starting May 19th, Nintendo-themed t-shirts are heading to UNIQLO stores worldwide. Last July, UNIQLO teamed up with Nintendo to hold the global t-shirt design competition and the results are in.

Nintendo Switch launch shortages and planning explained

Nintendo Switch Launch Shortages and Planning Nintendo critics have long suspected the company creates artificial shortages on purpose. Whenever a new console from it releases, “sold out” headlines dominate gaming

Nintendo to hold Splatoon 2 tournament at this year’s E3

Last week Nintendo officially kicked off the Splatoon U.S. Inkling Open Tournament on the Wii U. The top two teams will compete on April 29th where the first place team is

Should Nintendo make a ‘Mini Switch’?

Nintendo made clear with the Switch launch that the new hybrid console is not a replacement for the 3DS. Of course, years ago Nintendo said the DS would not replace

12 consoles in 1! Introducing the Retro Freak!

As an ’80s kid, the Nintendo Entertainment System was one of the best consoles ever to grace that early era of 8-bit gaming. It was also recently released that Nintendo

The NES Classic Edition has officially been discontinued

Nintendo has confirmed that the NES Classic Edition production has stopped. So, why is this sad news? The demand for the NES Classic has always been there. However, the problem is

Dragon Quest XI features 3 different art styles across PS4 and 3DS

Square Enix finally revealed gameplay for the next installment of the Dragon Quest series. It was revealed that Dragon Quest XI will be coming to both the PlayStation 4 and

Online Switch scams polluting Amazon and other sites

When a popular product such as the Switch console from Nintendo is hard to find, scams will appear. Remember all the online empty box scams over the years? Sellers can

Nintendo ‘docking and undocking the Switch 100 times per day’

Switch owners are expressing frustration about a scratching problem related to the console’s dock. Apparently when the Switch inserts into the dock or comes out, it risks becoming scratched. Because

GameStop closing locations, losing stock value

For years, GameStop stores seemed almost as common as Starbucks. Is there a mall or outdoor shopping center nearby? GameStop is most likely inside. Through the rise of the digital

Super Mario Run plagued by pop ups, but still fun (Android review)

Finally, Super Mario Run is out on Android through the Google Play store. For months, it had been exclusive to iOS because of a deal between Nintendo and Apple. Now,

Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia Limited Edition announced

Nintendo recently revealed that it will be releasing a Limited Edition Edition version of Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia for the Nintendo 3DS in both North America and Europe. The