According to Gamemeca (via tipster Sang), during the Nintendo Switch’s first three days on sale in South Korea, over 55,000 units were sold. Sure, PC gaming rules the country, but that three-day number is better than the first month for any Nintendo system ever released in South Korea.
This is what love is.
Super Mario Odyssey did a fantastic job melding a nostalgic love for the older retro Mario titles and its more modern 3D games. Its levels are inspired, creatively designed to balance a sense of wonder with a good challenge.
When I think back on the NES era, the Ninja Gaiden series stands out for having gorgeous cinematics, tough as nails gameplay, and amazing music.
It’s January. A good time to take stock and reflect on 2017. And for the Nintendo Switch in Japan, what a year it was.
Nintendo has been keeping up with Splatoon 2's development and as such the game’s new version, 2.2.0, is scheduled to go live on January 16 and address a number of existing problems, including imbalances on its Walleye Warehouse map.
The 3DS game Detective Pikachu is coming to the west in March, The Pokémon Company said today, and with it comes a giant Amiibo that’s nearly double the size of a standard Pikachu.
These days, people might be thrilled to work for Nintendo. But in the 1950s, when things got dire, employees took extreme measures to show their dissatisfaction.
This morning, Nintendo dropped a 15 minute “Nintendo Direct Mini” out of nowhere, detailing some new games, ports, and DLC coming to the Switch in the first half of the year. The video, which was pre-recorded and came with no official advance notice, capped off a week of fans losing their minds waiting for the company…
Super Mario Odyssey, the rare mega-game announced without any plans for downloadable content, will in fact be getting some in February. It’s not getting new worlds, but will get a new mode and outfits.
It doesn’t matter how old they are, every game should be on the Switch. This morning’s Nintendo Direct adds five more existing favorites to the console’s upcoming lineup, from a 2007 Square Enix RPG for the Nintendo DS to the original Dark Souls.
Praise the Sun! A fully remastered version of Dark Souls is coming to the Nintendo Switch, allowing fans of the series to die suddenly to Capra Demon while traveling on the subway.
After days of hype and feverish anticipation, Nintendo this morning dropped a surprise Nintendo Direct mini. It won’t blow anyone away, but it’s got some unexpected port announcements (The World Ends With You!) and ends with a tease for Dark Souls remastered.
Nintendo is suing Japanese mobile game company Colopl for $40 million dollars, alleging the game Shiro Neko Project infringes on its patents. Initially, a Twitter hashtag appeared to be supporting the mobile studio, but it’s now turned into Nintendo shitposting.
Earlier this afternoon, the crumbling hate circus we call Twitter rolled out some much-needed changes to its abuse report feedback system. This was, and is, welcome news. But contained in Twitter Safety’s example image was a subtle clue that undermines the whimsical Mario-verse.
Darkest Dungeon is coming to the Switch on January 18th. Its two DLCs, The Crimson Court and The Shieldbreaker, will also be available for an additional price. The upcoming DLC, The Color Of Madness, will also be available some time after that.
Over the past few years, the console market in Japan—both hardware and software sales—has been sluggish. In 2017, however, that changed.
Super Mario Odyssey has a hell-gauntlet at the end of the game that stymies plenty of casual players, but speedrunners have been skipping it for a while using a simple glitch. You can, too.
It’s time for everyone’s favorite tradition: the CPU vs CPU simulation of tonight’s national championship game, using the original Tecmo Super Bowl on NES with fully-updated rosters. CLICK THROUGH TO WATCH:
Nintendo’s Switch is an excellent gaming console, but it is noticeably not Watermelon Red and painfully un-transparent. Over the winter holiday I decided to fix both of those glaring issues. All it took was an inexpensive third-party shell replacement kit, and an extra set of Joy-Cons to replace the one I broke in the…