Category: Nintendo News

Pokémon Go Captures The Hearts Of Gamers The World Over

When Pokémon first launched back in 1996, the game created a pop-culture sensation, with excited kids around the globe trying to catch their favorite Pokémon everywhere. Pokémon Go’s launch twenty years later would make excited kids of us all once again. In just one week, Nintendo reminded a generation of millennials why catching Pokémon is…

Why I’m Proud Of The Gaming Industry Being More Sensitive

Sometimes the fun has to come to an end. While I was running around LA like a kid in a candy store, enjoying press conferences from some of the major players in the gaming industry, including Bethesda, Microsoft, The PC Gaming Show, and Sony, a very different story was developing on the other side of…

E3 2016: Will Sony Reveal More Of The FFVII Remake? Nintendo Alone With Zelda, Microsoft Rolling Out The Big Explosions With Crackdown 3

Every year, E3 rolls around and always effortlessly proves itself as THE event to look forward to. I’m a long time and adamant gamer at heart, so of course I always eagerly await what is basically Christmas for the gaming community. This year is no different, and with E3 2016 right around the corner (I’m…

E3 2016: What We Can Expect From Sony, Microsoft, And Nintendo

Once again, I excitedly share the news about being invited back to cover E3. I have always found E3 to be one of the biggest highlights of the gaming year, and having had the pleasure of experiencing a couple firsthand, my opinion has only been strengthened in it’s resolve. I always cover the show as…

Nintendo’s Risky E3 Strategy With Zelda: It’s Dangerous To Go Alone!

Nintendo may need more than just courage and a sword to pull off their next daring adventure. The gaming giant finally did what many gamers were suspecting for a long time: they officially announced that the next Legend of Zelda will launch on both the Wii U and the NX. What gamers may not have…

What The Fake Nintendo NX Controller Leak Reveals About Gamers

Recently, a leak of a yet to be released controller for Nintendo’s next console, the NX, caused quite a stir on the internet. It was totally fake, however, and everyone collectively sighed in relief. After the original creator of the convincing mock up came forward and spilled the beans (Youtube user Frank Sandqvist) , it…

New Metal Inspired Metroidvania Title Called Slain! Is Finally Unleashed

Do you like your games as brutal as your metal? Well you may just be in luck then, as heavy metal inspired Metroidvania title called Slain! is finally unleashed today. After an unfortunate delay caused Slain! to be moved back to 2016, the darkly stylized side-scroller finally hits digital store fronts everywhere to the delight…

Don’t Hold Your Breath For The NX To Be A Traditional Console

Earlier today, the business publication Nikkei reported that Nintendo was to end the production of Wii U game consoles as of 2016, in the hopes of depleting their remaining stock. The reports of Nintendo ceasing production of the Wii U aren’t entirely shocking, as the prominent video game company has struggled to gain any real…

2015 has come and gone, and what a whirlwind year for gaming it was. Gamers were treated to a handful of surprises, both good and bad. Everyone finally got their hands on Fallout 4 after an excessive wait, and Metal Gear Solid V delivered a healthy amount of controversy. Loads of people fell in love…

Nintendo announced three new pieces of DLC today as part of what director Masahiro Sakurai confirmed would be the last Smash Direct for Super Smash Brothers for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U. The first new character to be announced was Corrin, joining Marth, Lucina, Roy, and Robin as the latest Fire Emblem character with a…

It’s been a sad last few weeks for Nintendo fans. The development of the mod, Project M is no longer available to fans of the popular Nintendo fighting franchise, Super Smash Bros. For those of you that may not know, Project M is a mod to the 2008 Wii game, Super Smash Bros. Brawl., the purpose…

Yes Smash fans, you read that right: no more support for Project M. Even worse-the website has closed down, which means you can’t even download the mod anymore. Shocking news, and seemingly out of nowhere, but it looks as if the still popular Super Smash Bros mod has seen it’s last day. Over on Project…