Tag "Nintendo"

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

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild review

The wait for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has been a stressful one. With Nintendo keeping it close to its chests until E3 2016, we were left

The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses 2017 worldwide tour dates announced

The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses returns with new dates across 46 different cities. The concert celebrates the 30-year history of The Legend of Zelda franchise including a reimagined

Nintendo Switch LA launch event recap

By Frank Hurtado Last week I had the chance to be a part of Nintendo’s Switch launch event at Raleigh Studios in Los Angeles. Nintendo has always had a great

2D Mario games need a significant makeover (opinion)

Happy Mario Day. Once Super Mario Bros. came out for the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) in 1985, the video game industry picked up momentum and turned into the mainstream phenomenon

Switch sales better than Wii according to NYT?

Finally, the Switch console from Nintendo is officially released, if gamers can find one. Most social media reports give the impression the Switch is near impossible to find, as fans

Doug Bowser hands CND first Switch at Nintendo NY

After all the hype leading up to Captain Nintendo Dude (CND) presumably receiving the first Switch and a handshake from Reggie Fils-Aimé at the Nintendo NY store during the midnight

Triforce Johnson enters final week of helping CND stand in line for Switch

Waiting outside in the cold New York City weather for a short period cannot be pleasant. Braving the Manhattan streets for an entire month for a Nintendo video game console

Teens React to Nintendo Switch sparks possible backlash?

As a regular viewer of Fine Brothers Entertainment on YouTube, it was great to see a “Teens React to Nintendo Switch (Trailers)” episode. Like usual, the producers managed to gather

Nintendo Switch: A few things to know before the Friday launch

The Nintendo Switch will be released in less than a week! While various websites and influencers have already received their systems, a few issues have been brought up. So let’s

Best Buy makes room for Nintendo Switch

Eager fans who cannot get enough of the upcoming Switch console from Nintendo might want to check out their local Best Buy to see if the Switch section is on