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All about Super Mario Odyssey for the Nintendo Switch

All about Super Mario Odyssey for the Nintendo Switch

So far, we know Nintendo is planning to release Super Mario Odyssey during the holiday season of 2017. It was announced with an impressive trailer that features some amazing graphics and incredible jumps. But what else do we know? Keep on reading to find out!   The Presentation Super Mario Odyssey is a game that promises full action packed platforming in a 3D space that brings back memories of Super Mario 64. This is the first Mario game released in a sandbox style after Super Mario Sunshine. The announcement was made by the producer of the game Yoshiaki Koizumi. So far we just know the game will be released during next holiday season, but there is no exact day. This has been a standard for ... »

Things I LIKE – Switch Edition

Things I LIKE – Switch Edition

5 Things I LIKE – Nintendo Switch Edition! Ep. 1 »

Bomberman ’94 and Gradius Now Available on the Wii U Virtual Console

Bomberman ’94 and Gradius Now Available on the Wii U Virtual Console

Even though we’re approaching the end of the Wii U’s life cycle with the Nintendo Switch on the horizon, Nintendo is still adding games to the Wii U Virtual Console. The latest additions are Bomberman ’94 and Gradius. Bomberman ’94 Sometimes known as Mega Bomberman, Bomberman ’94 is a maze-based game that has appeared on a wide range of systems, including the Wii Virtual Console. It was added to the Wii U Virtual Console in Japan all the way back in November 2014, and now it’s finally available in other regions as well. Bomberman ’94 on the Wii U Virtual Console costs $6.99. Gradius The very first scrolling shoot ’em up in the Gradius series fi... »

Pokémon Sun and Moon Sold 14.69 Million Copies in 2016

Pokémon Sun and Moon Sold 14.69 Million Copies in 2016

Pokémon is one of the best-selling video game series of all time, and it’s no surprise that Pokémon Sun and Moon sold especially well. After all, they broke records with their pre-orders and demo downloads, and their initial shipment to retailers also set a new record for Nintendo 3DS games. But just in case there was any doubt about just how successful Pokémon Sun and Moon are, we have some new numbers. Nintendo announced their best-selling 3DS games as of December 31, 2016, and Pokémon Sun and Moon rank third on the list with 14.69 million copies sold. Pokémon X and Y – 16.06 million sales Mario Kart 7 – 14.82 million sales Pokémon Sun and Moon – 14.69 million sales... »

Top 5 Characters from the Super Smash Bros Franchise

Top 5 Characters from the Super Smash Bros Franchise

What once began as a game to play with the all-star cast of the main video games licensed under the name of Nintendo became in a third-party, all versus all fighting franchise in which you can swallow Mario using Kirby and then attack Donkey Kong while Samus is charging her beam. Only in the context of Super Smash Bros, that sentence makes any sense. After five titles, hundreds of characters to choose from and thousands of hours being played worldwide, we wanted to pick 5 characters that are either special due to its power, speed, special moves and effectiveness in terms of being able to throw your opponents out of the arena: Captain Falcon     Captain Falcon was included as a hidd... »

The Binding of Isaac is a Nintendo Switch Launch Title

The Binding of Isaac is a Nintendo Switch Launch Title

Another game has been added to the Nintendo Switch’s lineup of launch titles. This time it’s a rather infamous roguelike game from the indie developer Nicalis, The Binding of Isaac. The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ will be available on March 3 for the Nintendo Switch, both digitally and physically in North America. (At this time, only a digital release has been announced for Europe, but the developer hopes a retail release will also be possible.) It includes more than 50 bosses, 30 challenge modes, and 20 different endings, which should provide a fair amount of gameplay–not to mention a nice dose of difficulty. If you’re confused about the various versions of The Bin... »

Adorable Breath of the Wild Nendoroid Unveiled

Adorable Breath of the Wild Nendoroid Unveiled

The Nendoroid figurines made by the Good Smile Company have covered all sorts of manga, anime, and video game characters, and they’re always adorable. The latest addition to the lineup is Link from The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. This Nendoroid was announced in July, but now it’s been officially unveiled in a new blog post. There are actually two versions of this figurine, the regular Link Nendoroid and the DX Edition. Breath of the Wild Link Nendoroid    Link has two face plates, one for a calm smile and the other for a shout. He also comes with several accessories: his sword, which can be placed in his hand or sheathed on his back his shield, which also can be in ... »

Rest In Peace Masaya Nakamura

Rest In Peace Masaya Nakamura

Join us in this quick play of Pac-Man played on the NES Classic Edition! This is our way of paying respect and saying thanks to the “father of Pac-Man” and founder of Namco who has recently passed away. Join us: http://www.nintendochitchat.com Support us: https://www.patreon.com/nintendochitchat »

Top 3 Rarest Wii U Games

Top 3 Rarest Wii U Games

With the Nintendo Switch just around the corner, it won’t be long before many Wii U games are difficult to find. Some are already tough to get, at least as far as physical copies are concerned. Let’s take a look at three of the rarest Wii U games. 3. Wii Sports Club Wii Sports Club can be downloaded for free from the eShop, after which you can buy the HD remakes of the games from Wii Sports individually. If you’d rather have them all in a single collection, however, Nintendo released a physical copy of Wii Sports Club… but good luck finding one. New copies of Wii Sports Club are currently selling online for $90. Used copies? $80. 2. Hello Kitty Kruisers Why is a Hello... »

Redout, 1001 Spikes, and Cave Story Coming to the Switch

Redout, 1001 Spikes, and Cave Story Coming to the Switch

The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ isn’t the only popular indie game Nicalis is bringing to the Switch. They’ve also announced three more: Redout, 1001 Spikes, and Cave Story. Redout Redout is a racing game inspired by games like F-Zero and WipeOut. If you love futuristic racing games, it’s definitely one to look into. It will be available both physically and digitally. 1001 Spikes 1001 Spikes is a platforming game that will challenge players to overcome many obstacles, with a high degree of challenge and enough content to keep platformer fans busy for a while. Cave Story Finally, Cave Story is another 2D platformer, this time with gameplay reminiscent of Metroid. Unlike 100... »

Nintendo Announces Pikachu-Themed New Nintendo 3DS & More

Nintendo Announces Pikachu-Themed New Nintendo 3DS & More

In a recent press release, Nintendo outlined several things Nintendo 3DS fans can expect in 2017, including a new model of the New Nintendo 3DS XL, upcoming 3DS games, and new amiibo cards. Pikachu Yellow Edition New Nintendo 3DS XL If you haven’t picked up a New Nintendo 3DS yet and you like Pikachu, this might be the handheld for you. This Pikachu-themed New Nintendo 3DS XL will be available on February 24 for $199.99.   Upcoming Games Here are a few of the games 3DS players can expect in the months ahead: Poochy & Yoshi’s Woolly World – February 3 Tank Troopers – February 16 Mario Sports Superstars – March 24 Pikmin game for Nintendo 3DS – offi... »

Breath of the Wild Guide Listing Indicates Number of Shrines & More

Breath of the Wild Guide Listing Indicates Number of Shrines & More

When the official guide for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild surfaced on Amazon, its description contained a number of interesting details about the game. Among other things, it listed the number of shrines and side quests. The page has since disappeared from Amazon, but fans got the important details before it vanished. If you want to go into Breath of the Wild without knowing gameplay details like that, you should stop reading here. But if you’re curious about just how much content the next Legend of Zelda game will offer, read on. According to the description for the official guide, Breath of the Wild includes 120 shrines. That’s a fair amount of content just from these... »

 

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