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March 22nd Nintendo Download

Detective Pikachu – Crack the case in this new detective adventure game by interacting with a unique, fully voiced Pikachu. As Tim Goodman, you’ll partner with self-proclaimed “great detective” Pikachu to solve strange occurrences all over Ryme City. Together you must […]


Bomb Chicken blowing up on Switch this Summer

One of the games highlighted in Nintendo’s Nindies presentation looks like it’s going to be a blast. No pun intended. The game in question is Bomb Chicken from Nitrome. And who wouldn’t want to play a good old-fashioned chicken platformer? […]


Nintendo Switch kicks off its second year with a preview of indie games

In a Nindies Showcase video released during this year’s Game Developers Conference, Nintendo featured more than a dozen independent games coming to Nintendo eShop on the  Nintendo Switch system in 2018. “Nindies” is of course the term for independent developers making […]


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Nintendo is planning a Nindies Showcase video highlighting indie titles coming to the Nintendo Switch. The video presentation will stream on Nintendo’s YouTube channel, as well as at live., this Tuesday. The presentation will be live starting at 12:00pm […]


March 15th Nintendo Download

Kirby Star Allies – When a new evil threatens Planet Popstar, Kirby will need a little help from his … enemies?! By making friends out of Kirby’s foes, up to three players can drop in or out of the adventure at […]


GameCube Classic Luigi’s Mansion Being Remade For 3DS

Revealed during last week’s Nintendo Direct presentation, the classic GameCube launch title Luigi’s Mansion is being remade for the Nintendo 3DS. It has been 17 years since Mario’s brother strapped on the Poltergust 3000 vacuum cleaner in a bid to […]


Dandara Review | Nintendo Switch Review

Publisher Raw Fury and developer Long Hat House have come together to give us quite the indie game. Dandara is a Metroidvania style game with focus on exploration and 2D action-adventure gameplay and while this may seem a bit commonplace […]


Octo-expansion coming to Splatoon 2

A new single-player expansion is coming to Splatoon 2. The first paid DLC is coming to Splatoon 2 this summer and it’s a big one. One of the things that I’ve been hoping for with the second Splatoon title was […]


Nintendo Lands Some Back Spin With New Mario Tennis Aces Details

Yesterday during the absolutely massive Nintendo Direct presentation (which pretty much broke the internet thanks to the announcement of Super Smash Bros for Nintendo Switch) Nintendo also outlined a lot of the larger titles coming to Switch in the first […]


Super Smash Bros. coming to Nintendo Switch in 2018

Nintendo released a ton of new information during their latest Nintendo Direct, which we’ll break down more soon. The big suprise reveal is that a Super Smash Bros. game is in the works for Nintendo’s latest console. The reveal came […]


Animal Crossing on Switch – What we’d like to see

It’s hard to believe that Animal Crossing has been around for nearly 20 years. The original game was released for the Nintendo 64 in Japan on April 14th, 2001. Can anyone say “Animal Crossing Day?” The game was enhanced and re-released […]


Nintendo Direct planned for March 8th

Nintendo is planning a new Nintendo Direct for tomorrow. The video presentation will air on and YouTube tomorrow,  March 8th at 5pm ET. The video presentation will feature upcoming Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS games, including new details on […]


Gold Coins are now Points; My Nintendo arrives for Nintendo Switch

It took a year but My Nintendo members can now redeem Gold Points for digital games and DLC for the Nintendo Switch. When you buy a qualifying digital game for Nintendo Switch, Wii U, or Nintendo 3DS, or a physical […]


March 1st Nintendo Download

Mulaka  – Dive into northern Mexico’s breathtaking landscapes with Mulaka, a 3D action-adventure game based on the rich indigenous culture of the Tarahumara. Embark on the journey of a Sukurúame, a Tarahumara shaman known for impressive running abilities. Fight back the foulness […]


Nintendo Celebrates The Anniversary of Japanese Gen 1 Release With Pokemon Day Freebies

Today marks the 22nd anniversary of Pokemon Red Version and Pokemon Green Version for the original Gameboy in Japan. To celebrate “ Pokemon Day”, Nintendo is offering up a brand new 3DS theme, a Detective Pikachu Wallpaper and printable “ […]