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Nintendo Releases E3 2018 Plans and Schedule

Post Date: 4/28/2018 5:21:22 PM

Nintendo Releases E3 2018 Plans and Schedule

It’s that time of year again. That’s right, E3 is coming up! We may only be ending April, but before you know it, June will be here, and so will E3 2018, coming June 12-14 this year. It's normal for Nintendo to announce their E3 plans around April or May each year, so it’s great to find out more about it now.

Kimishima to Retire as President, Furukawa Assumes Role in June

Post Date: 4/26/2018 9:45:52 PM

Kimishima to Retire as President, Furukawa Assumes Role in June

Nintendo is getting ready for another transition of power. Announced today, current Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima will be stepping down from his role as of June 28, 2018. The next president who will be the sixth President of Nintendo will be 46-year-old Shuntaro Furukawa. Furukawa originally joined Nintendo in 1994, where he worked on global marketing and accounting in Germany for 10 years. He became General Mana...

A Nintendo Direct is Coming March 8

Post Date: 3/7/2018 9:04:46 AM

A Nintendo Direct is Coming March 8

Rumors were floating around earlier this week, but now we know for sure that we're getting a new Nintendo Direct on March 8. It will stray from the usual schedule a little bit and instead air at 2 P.M. PT / 5 P.M. ET. The Nintendo Direct will feature information on upcoming Switch and 3DS games. It should also be roughly 30 minutes in length. Nintendo also claims there will be an extended focus on Mario Tennis Aces, wh...

My Nintendo Gold Coins can Now be Used on the Switch eShop

Post Date: 3/6/2018 12:00:00 PM

My Nintendo Gold Coins can Now be Used on the Switch eShop

Remember My Nintendo? It's Nintendo's reward program that gives back to loyal fans in the form of rewards, games, and discounts on software. You probably haven't heard much about it recently because for the past year, despite being able to redeem Switch games for Gold Coins, there have been no Switch rewards to spend the coins on. In fact, if you purchased games at launch, your Gold Coins even expire this month. Thankf...

September 13 Nintendo Direct Recap

Post Date: 9/17/2017 2:39:18 PM

September 13 Nintendo Direct Recap

This week's massive Nintendo Direct gave us details on a ton of new and previously announced Switch and 3DS games. Some highlights among these include a $379.99 Super Mario Odyssey Switch bundle for this holiday season, Doom and Wolfenstein coming to Switch, a demo for Project Octopath Traveller (available now), a release date for Xenoblade Chronicles 2 (December 1), and more details on Kirby Star Allies, which is comin...

45 Minute Nintendo Direct Will Air on September 13

Post Date: 9/11/2017 2:39:32 PM

45 Minute Nintendo Direct Will Air on September 13

Nintendo of America reaveled via Twitter this morning that we'll be getting a new Nintendo Direct on Wednesday, September 13. The direct will air at 3 P.M. PT/6 P.M. ET and you can watch it here. It will focus on the Nintendo Switch and 3DS games that will be releasing before the end of the year. The direct will last a lengthy 45 minutes, so expect lots of great footage and details for quite a few upcoming Switch and 3D...

An Apologetic Take on the Cease of NES Classic Production

Post Date: 7/8/2017 12:05:49 PM

An Apologetic Take on the Cease of NES Classic Production

If you’ve been following gaming news at all recently, you’re probably familiar with the NES Classic. For those who aren’t, Nintendo put out a miniature version of the NES that came preloaded with 30 classic games, including most of Nintendo’s biggest hits, and a controller in late 2016. The whole package retailed for $59.99. While you’ve probably heard of it, there’s a good chance tha...

Super Nintendo Classic Will be Available this Holiday Season for $79.99

Post Date: 6/26/2017 8:53:15 PM

Super Nintendo Classic Will be Available this Holiday Season for $79.99

It's been rumored for some time now, but Nintendo has finally announced that they will be putting out a Super Nintendo Mini for this holiday season. It's official title (at least in America) is the Super NES Classic Edition. It will be coming out on September 29 and features 21 excellent games. Seriously, the line-up is killer, you can check it out below. Among many greats (Super Mario RPG, Super Metroid, EarthBound, et...

Nintendo Direct April 12, 2017 Recap

Post Date: 4/19/2017 10:59:06 PM

Nintendo Direct April 12, 2017 Recap

In last week’s Nintendo Direct, a new format was introduced, as well as a fair look at the upcoming games for Nintendo 3DS and Switch. While most of the games featured in the Nintendo Direct were new looks or new features being shown off, we did get a good amount of release dates for some of those games, while others got a “2017”, “Holiday 2017”, “Summer 2017”, or “Fall 20...

Nintendo Direct Featuring ARMS and Splatoon 2 Coming April 12

Post Date: 4/10/2017 12:00:25 PM

Nintendo Direct Featuring ARMS and Splatoon 2 Coming April 12

The time has come once again for another beloved Nintendo Direct. We weren't sure if we'd get another before E3 2017, but it look likes the usual early April direct has been confirmed. The direct will air on April 12 at 3:00 p.m. PT/6:00 p.m. ET. The direct will features games and announcements for both Nintendo Switch and 3DS, but the focus of this direct will be on the upcoming Switch games ARMS and Splatoon 2. You ca...