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Target Goes Mario Kart Krazy

by Peter Paltridgeon April 21, 2017
If you venture out to your local Target store this week, you may notice that some things look a little….different. Like these: Those giant round concrete balls that are cemented around the entrance have turned into Mario and Luigi heads. It’s part of a promotion for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, which comes out for Nintendo […]
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New Nintendo Direct Reveals Switch, 3DS Lineup

by Peter Paltridgeon April 12, 2017
Today at 3 PM Eastern / 6 Pacific, Nintendo streamed its latest Direct, and as usual, it was packed with information. We’ve taken the liberty of arranging every single announcement in calendar order, so you know what’s coming out and when. The Direct solidified the Switch and 3DS lineups up to July; everything afterward has […]

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Switch Owners Can Preview Splatoon 2 For Free This Weekend

by Peter Paltridgeon March 23, 2017
If you’re one of the 2 million people who were lucky enough to find a Nintendo Switch at launch, you’ll soon have more to do than just explore Hyrule. A free demo version of Splatoon 2 will go live this weekend only, filling screens across the globe with Inkling ink. The original Splatoon was offered […]
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Japan Is Getting A Secret Of Mana Collection For The Switch

by Peter Paltridgeon March 21, 2017
Secret of Mana, released in 1993, was one of the best games for the Super NES. Now Square Enix has announced┬áSeiken Densetsu Collection — a re-release for Nintendo Switch that contains Secret of Mana, its prequel (for the Game Boy) and its sequel (also for the SNES). All three are excellent games and this would […]

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Pokemon Developer Game Freak Working On Switch Game

by Peter Paltridgeon March 20, 2017
A call for developers, from the Japanese studio Game Freak, has been posted to the website Indeed. Game Freak is the studio behind the main Pokemon series. Now they’re looking for talent to help them with an unidentified new game on the Switch. What kind of new game? Well, one of the job postings is […]
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Nintendo Reveals How Breath of The Wild Was Made

by Peter Paltridgeon March 14, 2017
Usually, getting secrets out of Nintendo is like pulling teeth — try getting them to admit where the Virtual Console on Switch is — but with the new Zelda game Breath of the Wild, they’ve decided to be completely open. Today the company posted a three-part series of videos on YouTube going behind the scenes […]

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The Nintendo Switch’s Lineup Just Got A Lot Larger

by Peter Paltridgeon February 28, 2017
Nintendo dropped an Indie Bomb on the press today with the confirmation of 64 third-party games in development for the Switch. Note the use of the word “indie” — none of them contain the words “Call” or “Duty” in their names. But there’s still some excellent stuff here, some of it exclusive. The biggest news […]
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Will Nintendo Produce The Next Pokemon Game On Switch?

by Peter Paltridgeon February 24, 2017
Given how the Switch is a console-handheld hybrid machine, it’s been the hope of a lot of people that Nintendo would start putting mainline Pokemon games onto it. There has never been a game in the main series you could play on a console (aside from using a Super Game Boy, but you know what […]

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A Summary Of Today’s Nintendo Switch News

by Peter Paltridgeon February 23, 2017
The Nintendo Switch launches in eight days, and today was the day embargos were lifted everywhere and the media was able to show off their advance units. An avalanche of new information came out today as a result, and it all confirms that Nintendo is still Nintendo. The Switch corrects some of the mistakes made […]
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Breath of The Wild Will Be The First Zelda With A Season Pass

by Peter Paltridgeon February 14, 2017
When you finish The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild on Wii U or Switch, you may be left wanting more, especially if you play it on the Switch and have to wait months for something else to come out. Ordinarily that would be all you’d get, but this time, Link’s new adventure will […]