Tag Archives: nintendo

Nintendo Increases Nintendo Switch Production

By : Ryan Cox | Mon, Nov 13, 2017

Nintendo are no strangers to seeing their hardware in scarce supply, but with the recent successes of their latest console, they plan to remedy any hardware drought by upping production of the Nintendo Switch. According to sources reported on by the Wall Street Journal, Nintendo plans to produce 25-30 million Nintendo Switch consoles during its next...

Super Mario Odyssey is the Fastest-Selling Super Mario to Date

By : Ryan Cox | Fri, Nov 3, 2017

Super Mario Odyssey, the newest installment of mainline 3D Mario games from Nintendo, has been met with incredibly positive reception from critics and fans. It was just recently revealed that the current sales figures mark Odyssey as the best selling Super Mario of all time. Super Mario Odyssey was able to sell 1.1 million copies within its first...

Rocket League on Nintendo Switch Releases This November

By : Ezekiel Carsella | Tue, Oct 31, 2017

Yesterday, Psyonix Studios announced the release date for their smash hit physics-based sports game, Rocket League, on Nintendo’s newest console—the Switch. The game will be available through the Nintendo eShop, but Psyonix has not announced if they will be making a physical copy for Switch as well. Psyonix sat down with the Nintendo Minute crew...

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...