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Cloud Joins Smash Bros, And Other Revelations From Today’s Nintendo Direct

by Peter Paltridgeon November 12, 2015
Nintendo held their first live Nintendo Direct since the death of Satoru Iwata this afternoon at 2 Pacific. Most of what was covered were games we already knew about, except now most of them have release dates. Mario and Luigi: Paper Jam comes January 22. Star Fox Zero is slated for April 22. Pokken Tournament […]
Revelations From The Nintendo Direct Micro Video

Revelations From The Nintendo Direct Micro Video

by Peter Paltridgeon June 1, 2015
“Micro” meaning 17 minutes as opposed to the usual 30, and also meaning Nintendo’s marketing director Bill Trinen has been shrunk to 2/3 an amiibo’s size. For those who took a peek at the Nintendo Direct released for Japan yesterday, this new English version mentions most of the same games and confirms their localization for […]


Details from The Splatoon-Themed Nintendo Direct

by Peter Paltridgeon May 7, 2015
Wanna try Splatoon before you buy? No problem! Today Nintendo revealed in its new Direct video a demo for the game will be released this very day, entitled Splatoon: Global Testfire. This online-only demo will enable you to participate in a massive ink battle at various timed events leading up to the release of the […]

Splatoon Nintendo Direct Coming Thursday, May 7

by Peter Paltridgeon April 30, 2015
Nintendo has announced their next Nintendo Direct will broadcast on May 7 at 7 AM Pacific, 10 AM Eastern (sorry for those living on the Pacific). This ND will focus on Splatoon. They’ve also launched a Tumblr coming from the “Squid Research Lab” that will reportedly appear in the Direct. As we explained earlier, Splatoon […]


Next Nintendo Direct Covers Xenoblade Chronicles X

by Peter Paltridgeon April 23, 2015
Nintendo has announced that a new Nintendo Direct will be broadcasting tomorrow, and this one will be all about Xenoblade Chronicles X. Xenoblade Chronicles X is the sequel to the criticially praised JRPG from Monolith Soft which was released for the Wii in 2010. The game’s English version was almost a European exclusive, but fan […]

April’s Nintendo Direct Was Full Of Bob-Ombshells

by Peter Paltridgeon April 1, 2015
Nintendo has just finished broadcasting their first Nintendo Direct in nearly four months, and boy, does this spring feel packed now. A boatload of new releases will be hitting in just the coming month alone. First, let’s get this out of the way: there was no answer to the biggest question everybody has right now, […]


New Nintendo Direct Will Broadcast On April 1

by Peter Paltridgeon March 31, 2015
Now that the anticipated open-world Zelda has been pushed to 2016, what plans does Nintendo have to cover the gap? We may find out tomorrow, as the company has announced a new Nintendo Direct will be streamed live on April 1 at 3 PM Pacific, 6 PM Eastern. It has been almost four months since […]

Nintendo Direct: New Nintendo 3DS XL Will Be Out Feb. 13 in the U.S.

by Shawn Hopkinson January 14, 2015
During today’s Nintendo Direct presentation, which you can view above, Nintendo gave us a date for its improved 3DS XL. The new 3DS, with a new “C Stick” and “ZL/ZR Buttons” for added control, face-tracking for better 3D, built in NFC support for amiibos and more will be out soon, Feb. 13, for $199.99. There […]

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The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D Coming to Nintendo 3DS

by Shawn Hopkinson November 6, 2014
Nintendo has announced that one of the most offbeat and critically acclaimed Legend of Zelda games, The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask, will be getting a Nintendo 3DS port. The new version of Majora’s Mask will allow Link to face the inexorably descending moon of Termina in 3D, with improved graphics and a few other […]
Super Smash Bros. Charizard on Wii U

Super Smash Bros. News Overload: New Characters, Modes, and More

by Shawn Hopkinson April 9, 2014
There was almost too much Super Smash Bros. news to handle in yesterday’s Nintendo Direct. Sheik is in, as a separate character. Greninja and Charizard bring more Pokémon to the roster. Yoshi is back with a tougher fighting stance. And Zero Suit Samus is back. Plus there’s a whole new mode, Smash Run, that allows four […]