Category: Nintendo News

What is Apex? Apex is a tournament series that mainly focuses on the Super Smash Bros. games, though it also runs games typical to the fighting game community. Apex 2015 is the sixth installment of these tournaments, and is the first major of a new year, starting January 30th to February 1st. The premier event…

New trailer for the delightfully crazy Pokémon fighting game spin-off Pokkén Tournament. Pokkén Tournament looks to add just one more spin-off title to the already robust library of Pokémon related software, with a 3D fighting game engine laying the ground work for Pokémon bouts galore. Bandai Namco and Nintendo are teaming up to deliver this insane fighting game experience…

Beloved music composer Grant Kirkhope (of Rare fame) cryptically tweeted about “something interesting” for Banjo-Kazooie fans in the near future. Oh dear. The tweet came earlier today, when the famous music man of video game legend decided to hype every 90’s gamer in every corner of the internet. The tweet was simple, but very effective:…

I’ve covered speedruns in the past that really blew my mind in terms of logistics involved, but I can say without a doubt this one takes the cake. Speedrunner Seth Bling set a world record speedrun yesterday when he wanted to prove that a previously used method on the PC version was possible on the…

Greetings Pokéfans, and get ready for a brand new special event Nintendo has unleashed which will make you eligible to score some sweet sweet rare Pokémon. Staring today, Nintendo announced a special event  starting today that will net you the Unova starters evolved forms Serperior, Emboar and Samurott for use in the newest games Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha…

Bad news Nintendo fans, looks like The Big N is closing down Club Nintendo come this June. Club Nintendo, which has existed in Japan since 2003 and in America since 2008, is finally going to be coming to an end. The program allowed Nintendo fans to register their products like games and consoles, and redeem…

Today on community spotlight we take a quick look at a custom mod job done by user “Moonsweeper”, who remade Super Mario Bros for the Atari 2600. The source code and the original rom, which can be found here, represents a delightful little retro love letter to one of the most classic games of all…

My UK gaming brothers and sisters can rejoice! The Swanky Limited Edition Majora’s Mask New 3DS XL is now available on Amazon UK. …at least until it sells out again. The super sexy limited edition N3DS XL that was revealed by Nintendo only a couple of weeks ago was, no surprise here, extremely popular. Within…

“They have escape into the mansion, where they thought it was safe. Yet—” That’s right old school survival horror fans; rejoice! RESIDENT EVIL HD is now preloadable on Steam and is about to launch on several different platforms on January 20th. For any of you who have been hiding under a safe and secure rock…

Excitement continues to stir for music game fans everywhere, as Harmonix effortlessly generates some quiet hype involving their flagship music franchise Rock Band. Following up on their recent release of new DLC for Rock Band 3 (after an almost 2 year hiatus, mind you), Harmonix just released a new survey via Twitter, that asks a…

The NPD sales group has finally released the best selling games of 2014, and it’s more or less what you’d expect… …with a couple of surprises. Let’s take a look at the best sellers: Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (360, XBO, PS4, PS3, PC) Madden NFL 15 (360, PS4, XBO, PS3) Destiny (XBO, PS4, 360, PS3) Grand Theft…