Mario Party came out on the Nintendo 64 in 1999 (1998 in Japan), throwing many of the series’ prominent characters together on a game board as they sought to collect more Stars than anyone else by the game’s end. The series has spanned multiple platforms…..
The Metroid series sits comfortably beside Zelda and Mario as one of Nintendo’s best franchises. And yet, the games rarely garner the sales to support the series. Nintendo has responded by only pushing for new games every so often, with spinoffs being released that don’t…..
The newest entries in the main series of Pokémon games, Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon, are set to release later this year. Earlier today (August 28), Nintendo of America announced that there will be what they are calling the Veteran Trainer’s Dual Pack for the games. The #PokemonUltraSunMoon…..
Today (August 18), a new trailer for the upcoming games Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon was unveiled. The trailer was largely vague, mostly stating that more details about the games are to come. There was one specific scene shown in the trailer, however, that has…..
Nintendo loves their special hardware, with unique 3DS and Wii U releases for various games in the past. As the 3DS winds down its long life fans might have thought they were done with these sorts of releases, but apparently not. A Metroid themed New…..
Polygon reports that a new Nintendo 2DS bundle is coming out on August 25. This bundle will include a white and red 2DS system with the game New Super Mario Bros. 2, likely pre-downloaded onto the system rather than a physical copy of the game. Like…..
The latest event for Pokémon Sun and Moon is for a shiny version of the legendary Pokémon Tapu Koko. GameSpot states that due to the game’s algorithms for encountering wild Pokémon, it is impossible to find a shiny Tapu Koko in the wild, making this the first…..
The game Hey! Pikmin comes out on July 28 for the New 3DS and has some differences from other games in the franchise. For one thing, Olimar walks on a 2D plane in this game, as opposed to the 3D planes in other games. Today (June…..
An online event was announced today (June 23) on the official Pokémon website that allows players to receive several previously unattainable Mega Stones for the Pokémon Sun and Moon games. This event allows you to receive Mega Stones for the final evolutions of all three Hoenn starters, as…..
In case you missed it, it was announced during Nintendo’s conference at E3 that a main series Pokémon game is being developed for the Switch. It was stated that the game wouldn’t be out until at least next year and that’s about all the information we…..
Fire Emblem remained a Japanese exclusive series for the first decade or more of its existence, with the only appearance outside of Japan coming from Marth and Roy in Super Smash Bros. Melee. Since 2003, that has changed dramatically with worldwide releases coming for all but…..
Fire Emblem has been one of the 3DS’ strongest franchises. With the release of Fire Emblem Awakening back in 2013, the series went from a little known quantity in the West, to one of Nintendo’s biggest. Since then we’ve seen a couple of sequels, with…..
Earlier today we revealed that Nintendo was promising more support for the 3DS. This was rather surprising because, despite their assurances, it seemed like the Switch would be supplanting the 3DS and its entire line of handheld consoles. Now Nintendo has made their commitment to…..
Nintendo has released their hardware and software sales figures for the last fiscal year, and there’s some surprising info to be found in here. Along with strong sales of the Nintendo Switch and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, it looks like the…..
The Fire Emblem series was once exclusive to Japan, but it has really branched out to other regions like the US ever since we were introduced to Marth and Roy in Super Smash Bros. Melee. Following up on the major successes of recent entries, such…..
Nintendo’s BoxBoy! series of 2D puzzlers should really have been given more attention over the years. A 3DS exclusive, each of the first two games offered a fun and mind bending experience, with a unique minimalist look and feel. Now we’re launching head first into…..
Hey! Pikmin will hit Nintendo 3DS on July 28th. This game was previously announced for the 3DS, though it didn’t have an official title or release date at that point. The rest has stayed the same though, with the game changing up the series formula…..
Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia will be getting a massive limited edition release according to Nintendo. Featuring the game itself along with “a hardcover Valentia Artbook; a Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia Sound Selection CD; a Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia Pin…..
The Story of Seasons series, which is a sort of splinter off of Harvest Moon in the US, has been around for over 20 years, building up a dedicated audience of fans, but never reaching huge success in the West. Which is a bit odd, because…..
The most popular games in Japan typically differ quite a bit from those in the West, and that was definitely the case in 2016. Now that we are into 2017, the latest issue of Famitsu has collected all of their sales numbers from the year,…..
Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King originally released back in 2004 in Japan, which was followed by a release in the US in 2005. With the game coming to 3DS very soon, a new trailer has been revealed that gives you a glimpse…..
The Monster Hunter series has been growing in popularity over the last handful of years, with the games on the 3DS especially doing very well. Monster Hunter Generations (called Monster Hunter X in Japan) launched in the US earlier this year, and now a follow-up…..
While we reported earlier today that Nintendo’s latest financial report gave us an update on the best-selling Wii U and 3DS games, it also gave us an update on how each console is selling overall. Similar to the sales of the software, the sales for…..
Nintendo has released their latest financial report, and with it comes an update on the best-selling Wii U and 3DS games to date. There are no big surprises here, as the games that have been sitting at the top of the list for each platform…..
There are more and more indie developers popping up nearly every day with new games, which can make it very hard to stand out from the crowd. Providing players with a great game is a good start, which newcomer 13AM Games did with the incredibly…..