Tag Archives: nintendo

Wii Shop Channel Closing Down

By : Connor Murphy | Mon, Oct 2, 2017

According to a release from Nintendo, the company plans to shut down the Wii Shop Channel at the beginning of 2019. In addition, users will not be allowed to add more Wii Points to their account starting March 27, 2018. Thus begins the phasing out of old, online Nintendo hardware. As Gematsu relays, users can still re-download purchased WiiWare and...

New Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon Gameplay

By : Jason Segalla | Thu, Sep 14, 2017

Pokemon Ultra Sun and Pokemon Ultra Moon will continue to expand the Pokemon franchise’s seventh generation of RPG games with an alternate story, new regions, and new Pokemon not found in the previous games Sun/Moon. These games’ stories will revolve around the legendary Pokemon Necrozma, which will in these games have two new forms: Necrozma...

New Project Octopath Traveler Gameplay

By : Jason Segalla | Wed, Sep 13, 2017

This evening’s Nintendo Direct news conference gave Nintendo fans new information about the upcoming Switch exclusive RPG Project Octopath Traveler. Developed by the Square Enix team that made the critically acclaimed Braverly Default RPG for the 3DS, Project Octopath Traveler begins with the player choosing between one of eight characters, each...

DOOM & Wolfenstein Coming To Switch

By : Connor Murphy | Wed, Sep 13, 2017

Nintendo Direct made a splash with Bethesda titles coming to the Switch. In addition to Skyrim getting a November 12 release date, two of the publisher’s shooters are coming to the Nintendo portable: Doom and Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus. Doom made waves in 2016 in its incredible graphical (and incredibly graphic) presentation. A reboot of an...

NES Classic Coming Back In 2018

By : Connor Murphy | Tue, Sep 12, 2017

A new press release from Nintendo expands on the promise from North America President Reggie Fils-Aime to have plenty of SNES Classic units available after launch. Nintendo plans on shipping the retro console into 2018 while originally shipments were stopping after December. Perhaps more worthy of note, last year’s highly sought-after NES Classic...

SNES Classic Will Be Well Stocked This Fall

By : Connor Murphy | Tue, Sep 12, 2017

Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime told consumers not to overpay for the upcoming SNES Classic console, and that production is “dramatically increased”. In an interview with the Financial Times, Fils-Aime claimed pre-order issues with retailers are outside of Nintendo’s control, and consumers shouldn’t resort to auction sites for...

Nintendo’s Super NES Classic Features Revealed

By : James Glaze | Tue, Aug 22, 2017

The Super Nintendo Classic is set to release next month and if you’re lucky enough to get a hold of one of these popular throwback consoles, you can expect some pretty exciting features.  Nintendo revealed today the SNES Classic will include what they are calling a replay system. Players will be able to pause a game, rewind up to a certain point,...

SNES Classic Pre-Orders Start This Month

By : James Glaze | Tue, Aug 1, 2017

Just earlier this month, Walmart cancelled all pre-orders for the upcoming release of the Super Nintendo Classic Console.  This had many extremely upset and rather confused.  Nintendo has finally spoke on the confusion by confirming that later this month pre-orders will be available to a number of retail stores. It is expected that pre-orders will...

First Nintendo Switch Streaming App Announced

By : James Glaze | Wed, Jul 12, 2017

The Nintendo Switch just recently turned 4 months old and has seen been doing quite well in terms of sales.  But there has been one thing lacking that fans have been asking for, and that is video streaming apps like Netflix and Amazon Prime. Nintendo commented back in March saying that streaming services will “come in time” but did give an estimated...