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The Nintendo Switch: Year One in Review

The Nintendo Switch: Year One in Review

It’s hard to believe that a year ago, we didn’t know if the Nintendo Switch would be a success or not. On March 3, 2017, the Switch was officially released worldwide. So, how did its first year go? First-Party Games Aside from The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Nintendo’s fir... »

Nintendo Time Portal: Issue 4

Nintendo Time Portal: Issue 4

Welcome back once again to Nintendo Time Portal, where we look back through the years to see what Nintendo game anniversaries and special events we have to celebrate this week. February 19 – Apollo Justice comes to North America. On February 19, 2008, Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney was released ... »

Nintendo Time Portal: Issue 3

Nintendo Time Portal: Issue 3

Welcome to the third edition of Nintendo Time Portal, where we take a look at a few of the Nintendo anniversaries celebrated this week. So without further ado… February 11 – Mario & Luigi 3 is released in Japan. On February 11, 2009, the third game in the Mario & Luigi series was... »

Nintendo Time Portal: Issue 2

Nintendo Time Portal: Issue 2

Welcome back to Nintendo Time Portal, where we take a look back through Nintendo’s history to see what memorable anniversaries we can celebrate this week. February 5 – Paper Mario is released in North America. On February 5, 2001, Paper Mario was released for the Nintendo 64 in North Ame... »

Nintendo Time Portal: Issue 1

Nintendo Time Portal: Issue 1

Welcome to Nintendo Time Portal, a new feature where we’ll take a look back through Nintendo history at some memorable events that occurred on this day or week, as well as any special events that take place. January 29 – Pokémon FireRed and Pokémon LeafGreen are released in Japan. On Jan... »

Top Wii U Games We Still Want Ported to the Switch

Top Wii U Games We Still Want Ported to the Switch

The Wii U might not have seen high commercial success, but it was still a great console with some pretty amazing games. Many of those games are now getting a second chance by being ported to the Switch, whether it’s as an enhanced version like Mario Kart 8 Deluxe or a regular port like Bayonet... »

Genres the Switch is Still Lacking

Genres the Switch is Still Lacking

The Switch has been a huge success so far, and there are already games from many different genres available for it. It’s building up a good line-up of RPGs, visual novels are on the rise (at least in Japan), and it’s even getting more and more horror games. Still, there are some genres i... »

The History of Scribblenauts and Nintendo

The History of Scribblenauts and Nintendo

With the official announcement of Scribblenauts Showdown, which will be coming to the Switch, let’s take a look back at the history of the Scribblenauts series on Nintendo systems. Scribblenauts – Nintendo DS In 2009, developer 5th Cell released Scribblenauts for the Nintendo DS. This wa... »

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