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Mario Sports Superstars Amiibo Cards (Unpacking)

Mario Sports Superstars Amiibo Cards (Unpacking)

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Mario Sports Superstars 3DS Preview – Sports Play & Amiibo Cards

Mario Sports Superstars 3DS Preview – Sports Play & Amiibo Cards

  Product Provided by Nintendo! See how to use Amiibo Cards in the game! It will require some skill to get your amiibo card characters into superstar status! Watch us play a quick round of tennis with our new Superstar – Mario using our Amiibo Card! Quick game-play with last few minutes of preview footage for Baseball! »

3 Reasons to Be Excited for Splatoon 2

3 Reasons to Be Excited for Splatoon 2

Among all the games announced so far for the Nintendo Switch, one multiplayer title that definitely has fans interested is Splatoon 2. Splatoon was an ink-based third-person shooter released for the Wii U, and after its positive reception, it looks like this new IP is here to stay. So, why should you be excited for Splatoon 2? Here are a few reasons. 1. It’s a full-fledged sequel. When fans first caught glimpses of Splatoon 2 in the Nintendo Switch reveal trailer, many expected it to be a port or enhanced version of the original game. Even with the “2” on the end of it, some people still think it’s just the original with some new content. But no, Splatoon is a full-fl... »

Indie Publisher Playdius Confirms Four Nintendo Switch Games

Indie Publisher Playdius Confirms Four Nintendo Switch Games

The Nintendo Switch has a long list of “Nindies” planned for the eShop in 2017, and four of them will be published by a new indie publisher called Playdius. So far, four titles from Playdius have been confirmed as Nintendo Switch games: sU and the Quest for meaning, a 2D game described as an “endless hardcore platformer” NeuroVoider – a twin-stick shooter with rogue-lite elements and both single-player and co-op gameplay Pankapu – a story-driven action platformer, originally released in two parts Away: Journey to the Unexpected – an anime-inspired first-person adventure game Are you interested in any of these four games? What sorts of indie games are... »

March 10 is Mario Day!

March 10 is Mario Day!

March 10 is Mario Day (Mar10 Day), and this year, Nintendo is celebrating in many different ways, such as making a special donation to the Starlight Children’s Foundation.   The Starlight Children’s Foundation is a nonprofit organization that helps hospitalized children. Their work includes creating the Starlight Brave Gowns, which replace regular hospital gowns with more comfortable and exciting gowns. Nintendo will be providing new designs for Starlight Brave Gowns featuring Mario, Luigi, Princess Peach, Donkey Kong, and Yoshi, as well as donating enough money for the foundation to create 2,000 gowns. Over the weekend, Nintendo will also appear at PAX East in Boston. Mario... »

Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Video Should “Come in Time” to the Switch

Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Video Should “Come in Time” to the Switch

The Nintendo Switch is out, and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is breaking records, but if you like to use your video game consoles for other types of media as well, you might be a little disappointed so far. Don’t worry, however. Those features should come eventually. In a new interview with The Washington Post, Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aimé addressed some criticisms of the Nintendo Switch, including its current lack of video streaming services. He described services such as Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Video as “things that will come in time.” Nintendo wants to focus on games and gameplay before moving on to services such as those. Of course, that m... »

Record-Breaking Sales Reported for the Switch and Breath of the Wild

Record-Breaking Sales Reported for the Switch and Breath of the Wild

Both the Nintendo Switch and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild have been out since March 3, and it looks like their launch was quite a success. While Nintendo has yet to make an official announcement about the sales, New York Times reporter Nick Wingfield stated after an interview with Reggie Fils-Aimé that both the console and game have broken Nintendo’s records. According to Wingfield, the sales across Friday and Saturday for the Nintendo Switch are the highest two-day sales in America for any Nintendo console. He noted that this is especially impressive since it isn’t a holiday launch. Next, he reported that Breath of the Wild for the Nintendo Switch is the best-selling ... »

30th Anniversary Zelda Concert Album

30th Anniversary Zelda Concert Album

An unboxing of the special edition 30th Anniversary Legend of Zelda Concert Album. »

Harvest Moon Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary

Harvest Moon Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary

2017 marks the 20th year since the Harvest Moon series began, and Natsume kicked off its 20th anniversary celebration with a video of all the Harvest Moon games. 2017 is also the 20th anniversary of the Story of Seasons series, and if Marvelous showcased its history, it would include many of the same games. They couldn’t make this more confusing if they tried. Harvest Moon or Story of Seasons? 20 years ago, a farm simulation game was released for the SNES. In Japan, it was called Bokujō Monogatari, which literally translated to “Farm Story.” It was then published in the West by Natsume, under the name Harvest Moon. In the years that followed, many more Bokujō Monogatari gam... »

Poochy and Yoshi’s Woolly World on 3DS is Awesome! (Awesome Game Series Ep. 4)

Poochy and Yoshi’s Woolly World on 3DS is Awesome! (Awesome Game Series Ep. 4)

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Every Nintendo Switch Game Available at Launch

Every Nintendo Switch Game Available at Launch

When the Nintendo Switch was first announced, we only knew about a handful of games that would launch alongside it, but now the launch lineup has grown. If you’re planning to pick up the Nintendo Switch on March 3, here are all the games you’ll be able to play. Nintendo Switch March 3 Launch Titles 1-2-Switch – a collection of multiplayer mini-games focused on the Joy-Con controllers Fast RMX – a fast-paced racing game in the style of F-Zero Human Resource Machine* – a puzzle game based around visual programming I Am Setsuna – a turn-based RPG about sadness and sacrifice Just Dance 2017 – a dance-themed rhythm game The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the ... »

Culdcept Revolt and RPG Maker Fes to be Localized This Summer

Culdcept Revolt and RPG Maker Fes to be Localized This Summer

NIS America held a press event in which they made several localization announcements, including two games due to be localized for the Nintendo 3DS this summer. Culdcept Revolt came out in Japan on July 6, 2016. It is a strategy card-based board game that follows a rebel named Allen as he fights against the evil Count Kraniss. It features a Story Mode, a Free Play mode, and both local and online multiplayer modes. Fans of the series have described it as a cross between Magic: The Gathering and Monopoly, which sounds interesting. Meanwhile, if you’d like to try your hand at creating your own RPG on the 3DS, you’re in luck. RPG Maker Fes, which came out in Japan on November 24, 2016... »

 

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