News items tagged with nintendo

What Each Super Mario Odyssey Amiibo Unlocks In-Game

What Each Super Mario Odyssey Amiibo Unlocks In-Game

As with the majority of Nintendo games these days, Super Mario Odyssey allows players to use Amiibo in-game to acquire a little bonus content. Just like in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild,...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 15 December 2017
Nintendo Tried to Make A Transforming Arwing Amiibo

Nintendo Tried to Make A Transforming Arwing Amiibo

Nintendo says the company tried to create an Arwing amiibo that would have launched with Star Fox Zero, but despite numerous tries they weren’t able to complete it. The original concept for an Arwi...

By Weston Albert on 15 December 2017
How Long Does Super Mario Odyssey Take to Beat?

How Long Does Super Mario Odyssey Take to Beat?

Super Mario Odyssey has been available for a couple of days now, and it is taking the gaming industry by storm. Earning enough perfect scores to make it the new highest-rated game to date, it’s saf...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 December 2017
Super Mario Odyssey Has Already Sold Over 2 Million Copies

Super Mario Odyssey Has Already Sold Over 2 Million Copies

After receiving a fair amount of criticism for content droughts with the Wii U, Nintendo has made sure that the Switch wouldn’t follow that same path. Each month has essentially brought a high-qual...

By Derek Nichols on 15 December 2017
Super Mario Run is Getting Super Mario Odyssey DLC

Super Mario Run is Getting Super Mario Odyssey DLC

Nintendo is introducing Super Mario Odyssey-themed content to Super Mario Run players for a limited time, as part of a crossover promotional campaign. For the next few weeks and until the end of Nove...

By Curt Hutson on 15 December 2017
Super Mario Odyssey: How to Get Coins Fast

Super Mario Odyssey: How to Get Coins Fast

Super Mario Odyssey has released to unprecedented critical acclaim, becoming the highest-rated video game to date in the process. One reason why many reviewers have heaped praise on Mario’s latest...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 December 2017
How Co-Op Works in Super Mario Odyssey

How Co-Op Works in Super Mario Odyssey

Another Nintendo Minute released this week that focuses on co-op play in Super Mario Odyssey. In the video, Kit and Krysta explore the Wooded Kingdom while demonstrating how two people can play tog...

By Curt Hutson on 15 December 2017
Weird Super Mario Odyssey Glitch Lets Players Cheat

Weird Super Mario Odyssey Glitch Lets Players Cheat

One of the more addicting little mini-games in Super Mario Odyssey takes place in New Donk City and sees everyone’s favorite ex-plumber attempting to beat the jump rope high scores of other players...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 14 December 2017
Pokemon GO Increases Storage Space in New Update

Pokemon GO Increases Storage Space in New Update

Not long ago, the developer Niantic announced its plans to bring Gen 3 starters and some other Hoenn region monsters to the popular augmented reality mobile title Pokemon GO. Now, in order to prepa...

By Kyle Sledge on 14 December 2017
Super Mario Odyssey: How to Get Jump Rope Genius Moon

Super Mario Odyssey: How to Get Jump Rope Genius Moon

With well over 600 Power Moons spread across its numerous kingdoms, Super Mario Odyssey has no shortage of challenges for players to conquer. Some of these Power Moons are easy to acquire, but othe...

By Dalton Cooper on 14 December 2017
Super Mario Odyssey Multiplayer Lets Cappy Kill Mario

Super Mario Odyssey Multiplayer Lets Cappy Kill Mario

In Super Mario Odyssey Nintendo introduces players to Cappy, an anthropomorphic hat that lets ex-plumber Mario control enemies and objects by throwing it in their general direction. Throughout the...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 13 December 2017
Mario Odyssey is the Fastest Selling Mario Game in US

Mario Odyssey is the Fastest Selling Mario Game in US

The numbers are in, and it’s official: Super Mario Odyssey has become the fastest selling Mario game in the United States. Since its announcement back in January, the hype surrounding Super Mario Ody...

By Olivia Falk on 13 December 2017
Pokemon GO Players Discover Trick to Get EX Raid Invite

Pokemon GO Players Discover Trick to Get EX Raid Invite

In order for Pokemon GO fans to catch Mewtwo, one of the rarest and most recognizable legendary Pokemon in the history of the franchise, they have to receive a special EX Raid invite. The only requ...

By Dalton Cooper on 10 December 2017
Ubisoft Reveals Deals on Nintendo Switch Games

Ubisoft Reveals Deals on Nintendo Switch Games

Since its the first year the console has been available, there haven’t been many Nintendo Switch deals for the holiday shopping season. However, Ubisoft has stepped forward to give fans discounts o...

By Dalton Cooper on 10 December 2017
Resident Evil Amiibo Were in the Works at One Point

Resident Evil Amiibo Were in the Works at One Point

The Resident Evil franchise recently made its Nintendo Switch debut with the release of Resident Evil: Revelations and Revelations 2 on November 28th. While the Nintendo Switch versions of Resident...

By Dalton Cooper on 10 December 2017
Pokemon GO: 3 Ways to Improve Combat

Pokemon GO: 3 Ways to Improve Combat

Pokemon GO remains one of the most popular mobile games on the market, but few would argue that it’s a perfect experience. On the contrary, there are still many ways Niantic could improve Pokemon G...

By Dalton Cooper on 09 December 2017
AC: Pocket Camp Had a Bigger Launch Than Pokemon GO

AC: Pocket Camp Had a Bigger Launch Than Pokemon GO

Earlier this month Nintendo released Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp, which allows players to design their own campsites and make some new friends. After the game suffered multiple delays during devel...

By Jasmine Henry on 09 December 2017
Fire Emblem Warriors Review

Fire Emblem Warriors Review

As one of the more divisive layouts in gaming today, Dynasty Warriors has never quite resonated with players outside of its niche audience. Still, there’s something inherently appealing about the l...

By Riley Little on 09 December 2017
Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Review

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Review

Monolith Soft brings the massive open world of Xenoblade Chronicles to the Nintendo Switch, but can it compete with the console’s titanic first-party releases this year?

By Cody Gravelle on 08 December 2017
Why Nintendo Switch is Succeeding Where Wii U Failed

Why Nintendo Switch is Succeeding Where Wii U Failed

The Nintendo Switch is on track to surpass the Wii U’s lifetime sales in just one year. Here is why Nintendo’s new console is succeeding where the Wii U failed.

By Dalton Cooper on 08 December 2017
Doom Nintendo Switch Release Date Leaks

Doom Nintendo Switch Release Date Leaks

One of the surprise announcements from last week’s Nintendo Direct livestream was that DOOM would be coming to the Nintendo Switch. The first-person shooter’s publisher, Bethesda, confirmed that th...

By Jasmine Henry on 07 December 2017
What Super Mario Odyssey Power Moons Unlock

What Super Mario Odyssey Power Moons Unlock

Last week saw the release of Super Mario Odyssey, the latest adventure for Nintendo’s flagship character and his first on the Switch. Mario is once again tasked with saving Princess Peach from Bows...

By Curt Hutson on 06 December 2017
Super Mario Odyssey Receives First Perfect Score Review

Super Mario Odyssey Receives First Perfect Score Review

As if it needed to be said, the video game publisher and developer Nintendo’s forthcoming platform title Super Mario Odyssey for the Switch is easily one of the most highly anticipated games of hol...

By Kyle Sledge on 06 December 2017
Super Mario Odyssey: 5 Craziest Captures in the Game

Super Mario Odyssey: 5 Craziest Captures in the Game

Super Mario Odyssey has made quite the impact on the gaming community, selling millions of copies mere days after its release and earning unprecedented critical acclaim. Many reviewers have praised...

By Dalton Cooper on 05 December 2017
Pocket Camp: Materials Offered By Every Villager

Pocket Camp: Materials Offered By Every Villager

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp is out and social media feeds are already filled with players eagerly sharing their friend codes. To make sure your camp is cool, cute, or sporty enough to show off to...

By Denny Connolly on 03 December 2017
Super Mario Odyssey Gets the Honest Trailer Treatment

Super Mario Odyssey Gets the Honest Trailer Treatment

Since its launch, Super Mario Odyssey has earned widespread critical acclaim, and stands as one of the highest-rated video games ever made. Considering the game’s massive popularity, it’s no surpri...

By Dalton Cooper on 03 December 2017
Pokemon GO Datamine Reveals New Shiny Pokemon

Pokemon GO Datamine Reveals New Shiny Pokemon

Pokemon GO received a performance-enhancing update earlier today, and like most updates for Niantic’s popular mobile game, it has since been analyzed by dataminers. Besides some evidence that Niant...

By Dalton Cooper on 03 December 2017
Pokemon GO: Farfetch'd is Now Available Worldwide

Pokemon GO: Farfetch'd is Now Available Worldwide

When Niantic launched the Global Catch Challenge in Pokemon GO a few days ago, it looked like fans weren’t going to meet their goal of catching 3 billion Pokemon by November 26th. However, the Poke...

By Dalton Cooper on 03 December 2017
Pokemon GO Players Unlock Silver Tier Rewards

Pokemon GO Players Unlock Silver Tier Rewards

Pokemon GO players have managed to catch over 1.5 billion Pokemon over the last few days, which has seen the community earn the silver tier reward in the ongoing Global Catch Challenge. With the si...

By Dalton Cooper on 30 November 2017
Pokemon Series Passes 300 Million Units Sold

Pokemon Series Passes 300 Million Units Sold

Pokemon‘s reign as an outstandingly popular game series continues, with the series picking up new acknowledgment for its accomplishments. According to a new report, 300 million copies of the game s...

By Sarah Fields on 30 November 2017
Pokemon GO: New Legendary Appearing in Raids Worldwide

Pokemon GO: New Legendary Appearing in Raids Worldwide

Pokemon GO players managed to complete Niantic’s Global Catch Challenge, catching over 3 billion Pokemon in a week’s time. As a result, various rewards were unlocked for all Pokemon GO players, but...

By Dalton Cooper on 30 November 2017
Nintendo Switch and 3DS Holiday Cyber Sale Starts

Nintendo Switch and 3DS Holiday Cyber Sale Starts

Black Friday is arriving early for the Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS platforms. Today Nintendo launched a holiday “Cyber Deals” promotion that will last through December 11th, offering discounts...

By Rory Young on 30 November 2017
Pokemon GO Delays Update on New Features

Pokemon GO Delays Update on New Features

A few days ago, reports circulated that Niantic was going to announce updates on various Pokemon GO features sometime this week. However, it appears as though the studio is too busy with its recent...

By Dalton Cooper on 30 November 2017
Pokemon GO Unlocks Double XP for Global Challenge

Pokemon GO Unlocks Double XP for Global Challenge

The first tier in the Pokemon GO Global Catch Challenge has been unlocked after the total number of Pokemon caught in the game reached 500 million. Players can now reap all the rewards of the Bronze...

By Curt Hutson on 30 November 2017
New Pokemon Games Pay Tribute to Iwata

New Pokemon Games Pay Tribute to Iwata

While Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon is only supposed to be an updated version of the 3DS titles with a few changes and some new Pokemon, players have discovered one touching addition to the game...

By Joshua Duckworth on 30 November 2017
Pokemon GO Fixing Raid Battle Tracking

Pokemon GO Fixing Raid Battle Tracking

Pokemon GO raids continue to be a source of controversy for the popular mobile game. Many fans have criticized the way raids are implemented in the game, particularly EX Raids, which currently seem...

By Dalton Cooper on 30 November 2017
Splatoon 2 Free Huge Holiday Updates

Splatoon 2 Free Huge Holiday Updates

Nintendo is preparing for a very Splatoon 2 holiday season, announcing several forthcoming updates for the Nintendo Switch multiplayer shooter. Small updates have continued to roll out for Splatoon...

By Rory Young on 30 November 2017
SNES Classic On Sale at Toys R Us Next Week

SNES Classic On Sale at Toys R Us Next Week

Beleaguered retailer Toys R Us is set to get an influx of SNES Classic Editions and Nintendo Switch consoles in time for Cyber Monday week. The company made an announcement on its official blog sta...

By Anthony Taormina on 30 November 2017
Pokemon GO: Why Alolan Pokemon Might Come Soon

Pokemon GO: Why Alolan Pokemon Might Come Soon

We’re nearly a year and six months removed from the game’s launch in June of 2016 and Pokemon GO is still missing hundreds of Pokemon. Developer Niantic has announced plans to slowly introduce gen...

By Dalton Cooper on 28 November 2017
Pokemon GO EX Raid System is Still Broken

Pokemon GO EX Raid System is Still Broken

Ever since EX Raids were first introduced to Pokemon GO, many fans have expressed frustration with the system. For the uninitiated, EX Raids are special raids with ultra rare Pokemon, like Mewtwo,...

By Dalton Cooper on 26 November 2017
Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon Exclusive Pokemon

Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon Exclusive Pokemon

Since the franchise started with Pokemon Red and Blue, Pokemon games have had Pokemon exclusive to each version. The idea behind this is that players have to find others with the opposite version o...

By Dalton Cooper on 26 November 2017
Pokemon GO: 5 Things Draconius GO Does Better

Pokemon GO: 5 Things Draconius GO Does Better

Considering the massive success that is Pokemon GO, it’s not surprising that other developers have attempted to emulate it. While there are numerous Pokemon GO clones out in the wild, the most prom...

By Dalton Cooper on 26 November 2017
Pokemon GO Testing New Features Ahead of Next Event?

Pokemon GO Testing New Features Ahead of Next Event?

Over the past year and a half, Pokemon GO fans have seen a number of significant new features added to the game, with arguably the most notable being raid battles. Niantic has promised even more fe...

By Dalton Cooper on 26 November 2017
Pokemon GO Players are Feeling 'Very Discouraged'

Pokemon GO Players are Feeling 'Very Discouraged'

Pokemon GO continues to receive support from Niantic, with the company running special events like the recent Halloween event as well as adding new features and Pokemon to the game. Even so, the ad...

By Dalton Cooper on 26 November 2017
Pokemon Ultra Sun, Ultra Moon: 5 Tips From a Champion

Pokemon Ultra Sun, Ultra Moon: 5 Tips From a Champion

With Pokemon Ultra Sun and Pokemon Ultra Moon releasing on November 17, countless Pokemon trainers will begin brand new journeys as they seek to become true Pokemon Champions and find out what new...

By John Jacques on 26 November 2017
Pokemon GO Ending Support for Millions on iOS

Pokemon GO Ending Support for Millions on iOS

Pokemon GO has over 500 million players, with many of them playing the game every single day. But those numbers may soon drop as the game will no longer be playable for millions of users running an...

By Jasmine Henry on 26 November 2017
How to Unlock Legend of Zelda Gear in Skyrim for Switch

How to Unlock Legend of Zelda Gear in Skyrim for Switch

This week The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim finally made the jump to its 1,000th platform, the Nintendo Switch. We kid, but the 2011 RPG has become a meme unto itself with how many different ports have b...

By Anthony Taormina on 26 November 2017
Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp Release Date

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp Release Date

Nintendo has announced a release date for its next smartphone game, Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp. Originally teased with a “late November” release date, Nintendo is making good on that promise by r...

By Curt Hutson on 26 November 2017
Pikachu Does the Unthinkable in New Pokemon Movie

Pikachu Does the Unthinkable in New Pokemon Movie

Pokemon the Movie: I Choose You!, the latest Pokemon feature length film, has been somewhat of a magnet for controversy. Fans were upset when it was revealed that series regulars Brock and Misty wo...

By Dalton Cooper on 25 November 2017
Pokemon GO Debuts Global Travel and Catch Challenge

Pokemon GO Debuts Global Travel and Catch Challenge

Every so often Pokemon GO developer Niantic hosts themed events in an effort to bring players back to the game. While these events usually benefit individual players for taking part, this latest ev...

By Jasmine Henry on 25 November 2017
Pokemon Ultra Moon Review

Pokemon Ultra Moon Review

Is Nintendo’s improved take on Pokemon Sun and Moon worth playing through once more, or is it too similar to justify another jaunt through the islands of Alola?

By Cody Gravelle on 24 November 2017
Best Black Friday Video Game Deals

Best Black Friday Video Game Deals

Game Rant rounds up all of the best Black Friday 2017 video game deals, including big savings and discounts on PS4 and Xbox One console bundles and Nintendo Switch games.

By Jasmine Henry on 24 November 2017
Mario Dances In Super Mario Odyssey Musical Trailer

Mario Dances In Super Mario Odyssey Musical Trailer

We’ve seen Mario do a lot of things over the years, but dancing is a new one. The latest Super Mario Odyssey trailer is musical feast for the eyes and ears that show Mario and Cappy cutting a rug t...

By Curt Hutson on 22 November 2017
Skyrim Nintendo Switch Review Roundup: A Quality Port

Skyrim Nintendo Switch Review Roundup: A Quality Port

After much anticipation, the Nintendo Switch version of The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim will be released later this week. Bethesda has managed to squeeze its fantasy RPG epic onto the new Nintendo cons...

By Jasmine Henry on 20 November 2017
Unlock Ash's Pikachu in Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon

Unlock Ash's Pikachu in Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon

In September, Pokemon fans in North America had a one-week opportunity to collect a limited edition Pikachu wearing Ash Ketchum’s hat. The promotion tied in with the theatrical run of Pokemon the M...

By John Jacques on 19 November 2017
Pokemon GO Players in Russia Arrested During Protests

Pokemon GO Players in Russia Arrested During Protests

Pokemon GO players already face some dangers in playing the game, such as getting lost and being stranded. But a series of Russian arrests means that fans of the mobile game can also add “run-ins w...

By Jasmine Henry on 19 November 2017
Nintendo is Ramping Up Switch Production

Nintendo is Ramping Up Switch Production

The Nintendo Switch has certainly been having a prolific inaugural year with hit titles like The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild and Mario Odyssey taking full advantage of the portable system....

By John Jacques on 18 November 2017
Nintendo Direct Broadcast Set for September 13

Nintendo Direct Broadcast Set for September 13

Now that summer is drawing to a close, we’re getting into the busiest period of the year when it comes to new video game releases. Nintendo has pledged to update fans on what’s next for the Switch...

By Brad Jones on 18 November 2017
Super Mario Odyssey Gameplay Shows Seaside Kingdom

Super Mario Odyssey Gameplay Shows Seaside Kingdom

Since E3 a few months ago, Nintendo has devoted most of its time and marketing around one of the biggest first party Switch titles in 2017, Super Mario Odyssey. The ambitious title appears to be th...

By Derek Nichols on 18 November 2017
Pokemon GO: How to Solo An Omastar Raid

Pokemon GO: How to Solo An Omastar Raid

Pokemon GO players are still adjusting to the new rotation of Battle Raid bosses and mastering their strategies for taking down the challenges as effortlessly as possible. Most serious players like...

By Denny Connolly on 17 November 2017
Is Metroid Prime 4 Gameplay Reveal Set for Early 2018?

Is Metroid Prime 4 Gameplay Reveal Set for Early 2018?

After Nintendo announced that Metroid Prime 4 is finally in development back at E3 2017, fans have eagerly been awaiting any news regarding the upcoming game. Now, new rumors have sparked online di...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 17 November 2017
Pokemon GO Adds Alola Items from Ultra Sun and Moon

Pokemon GO Adds Alola Items from Ultra Sun and Moon

As a nice surprise for any hardcore Pokemon fans looking forward to the launch of Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon on November 17th, Pokemon GO players can now dress their avatar with new items fro...

By Dalton Cooper on 17 November 2017
Time Change Messed Up Pokemon GO Raid Times

Time Change Messed Up Pokemon GO Raid Times

If you feel like the daylight saving change has your scheduled a little of whack, you aren’t the only one. Pokemon GO’s developer, Niantic, is also struggling to get things back in line after the f...

By Denny Connolly on 17 November 2017
Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon Make Mimikyu Creepier

Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon Make Mimikyu Creepier

One of the creepiest new Pokemon introduced in Pokemon Sun and Moon was Mimikyu. A ghost/fairy-type Pokemon, Mimikyu’s appearance is said to cause illness, and so it dresses itself up as Pikachu to...

By Dalton Cooper on 17 November 2017
Pokemon GO Changes PokeStop and Gym Drops

Pokemon GO Changes PokeStop and Gym Drops

Pokemon GO players who rely upon visiting Pokemon Gyms and PokeStops to collect items will notice a significant change in what they receive. Niantic has altered the drop rate from PokeStops and Gym...

By Sarah Fields on 17 November 2017
10 Best Ghost-Type Pokemon

10 Best Ghost-Type Pokemon

In the first generation of Pokemon games, Game Freak introduced three ghost-type Pokemon, all part of the same evolutionary line. Since the days of Gastly, Haunter, and Gengar, the number of ghost-...

By Dalton Cooper on 17 November 2017
New Pokemon Leak for Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon

New Pokemon Leak for Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon

New Pokemon from Pokemon Ultra Sun and Pokemon Ultra Moon have leaked online, including what’s said to be the final form of the Legendary Pokemon Necrozma. A series of leaked images claiming to be...

By Rory Young on 17 November 2017
New Pokemon GO Improvements Will Be Announced Next Week

New Pokemon GO Improvements Will Be Announced Next Week

Earlier this week, Niantic announced a new venture with Warner Bros. Interactive and Portkey Games called Harry Potter: Wizards Unite. Recognizing that some fans may be worried that the new Harry P...

By Dalton Cooper on 17 November 2017
Pokemon GO: Fan with MD Reaches Level 32

Pokemon GO: Fan with MD Reaches Level 32

Sarah Ehrenfried wasn’t supposed to live past the age of two. Now at the age of 12, Sarah is a straight-A student who loves reading, going to school, and playing video games. One of Sarah’s favorit...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 November 2017
Pokemon GO: All the Shiny Pokemon in the Game

Pokemon GO: All the Shiny Pokemon in the Game

In the second generation of Pokemon games, Gold and Silver, Game Freak introduced palette-swapped creatures called shiny Pokemon. Encountering a shiny Pokemon in the wild is extremely rare, and so...

By Dalton Cooper on 13 November 2017
6 Things Pokemon on Nintendo Switch Needs to Have

6 Things Pokemon on Nintendo Switch Needs to Have

When Nintendo officially confirmed that a Pokemon RPG for the Switch was in development, fans of the series were delighted. But sadly, neither Nintendo nor developer Game Freak have revealed many o...

By Jasmine Henry on 12 November 2017
Pokemon GO: New Legendary Raid Battle Available in US

Pokemon GO: New Legendary Raid Battle Available in US

Pokemon GO players have been busy hunting down Gen 3 ghosts and collecting double candy for the last week and Battle Raids have been taking a backseat. That all changes this month, with the latest...

By Denny Connolly on 11 November 2017
Nintendo President Teases New Donkey Kong Game

Nintendo President Teases New Donkey Kong Game

After launching the Switch earlier this year, Nintendo has been on a consistent roll month after month. Sales of the new console have been stellar thanks in large part to the release cycle which se...

By Derek Nichols on 11 November 2017
Pokemon GO: Shiny Ho-Oh, Celebi Models Datamined

Pokemon GO: Shiny Ho-Oh, Celebi Models Datamined

It was just a few weeks ago when Pokemon GO developer Niantic added new characters to the game, letting players catch Gen 3 Pokemon in the wild. However, according to new files uncovered by a datam...

By Jasmine Henry on 11 November 2017
Pokemon GO Players Catch Legendary in Memory of Friend

Pokemon GO Players Catch Legendary in Memory of Friend

Since the game launched in the summer of 2016, Pokemon GO has shown an ability to bring people together. Unlike most other video games, Pokemon GO encourages people to get out into their community,...

By Dalton Cooper on 11 November 2017
Pokemon GO Extends Deal on Pokeball Boxes

Pokemon GO Extends Deal on Pokeball Boxes

Trainers who aren’t quite ready to wrap up the Pokemon GO Halloween event festivities will be pleased to know that the availability of special boxes in the game’s shop has been extended. The news...

By Curt Hutson on 11 November 2017
Pokemon GO Removes Species from Egg Hatch Pool

Pokemon GO Removes Species from Egg Hatch Pool

Niantic is fairly transparent when it comes to the updates it makes to Pokemon GO, but it keeps some things under wraps. For example, the company rarely reveals when it has made changes to the egg...

By Dalton Cooper on 11 November 2017
Pokemon GO Update Will Let Pokemon Reach Max CP

Pokemon GO Update Will Let Pokemon Reach Max CP

The latest update has begun to roll out for Niantic’s Pokemon Go and while it doesn’t contain any fancy new features, the latest installation promises to fix a range of bugs that players have notic...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 11 November 2017
Smash Bros. Mod Adds Shirtless Mario from Odyssey

Smash Bros. Mod Adds Shirtless Mario from Odyssey

When Nintendo released new gameplay footage of Super Mario Odyssey, fans of the character went wild, but not all of that enthusiasm was due to the footage of a new world. Many Mario fans took to so...

By Jasmine Henry on 11 November 2017
Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon Reveals New Z Moves

Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon Reveals New Z Moves

The latest Pokemon title is set to arrive for the Nintendo 3DS in about a month, bringing with it many new features and enhancements from its predecessor. Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon follow in...

By Derek Nichols on 11 November 2017
Nintendo Switch Sales Will Surpass Wii U by Next Year

Nintendo Switch Sales Will Surpass Wii U by Next Year

The Nintendo Switch has already proven that it will be the console that catalyzes a Nintendo resurgence in the video game industry—now, analysts and competitors are waiting to see just what that me...

By Cody Gravelle on 11 November 2017
Pokemon GO Raid Beat Solo Using Six Xatu

Pokemon GO Raid Beat Solo Using Six Xatu

YouTuber and avid Pokemon GO player DrAwesomeBlox has been trying to complete a solo raid with his team of Xatus for awhile now. After a couple of failed attempts, he has finally achieved his goal,...

By Dalton Cooper on 11 November 2017
Pokemon GO: Gen 1 Pokemon You Still Want to Catch

Pokemon GO: Gen 1 Pokemon You Still Want to Catch

It’s been over a year since the mobile gaming phenomenon Pokemon GO originally launched with most of the 151 original Pokemon available for players to catch in the game. That’s a long time for play...

By Dalton Cooper on 11 November 2017
Super Mario Odyssey Makes Major Change to Gameplay

Super Mario Odyssey Makes Major Change to Gameplay

Back at E3 2017, Nintendo revealed that its upcoming Super Mario Odyssey would be getting rid of the classic ‘lives’ system, instead punishing players for dying by having them lose a small amount o...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 10 November 2017
Fan Made Switch Clone Plays Classic Nintendo Games

Fan Made Switch Clone Plays Classic Nintendo Games

Recently, Nintendo devices have proved to be a little hard to come by. Although Nintendo has increased Switch monthly production, the console has been a huge sales success, while retro devices like...

By Rob Gordon on 10 November 2017
Pokemon GO: How PokeStop Drop Rates Have Changed

Pokemon GO: How PokeStop Drop Rates Have Changed

The role of the PokeStop is a big one for Pokemon GO players, with PokeStops acting as a vital place to receive important drops. However, recently users noticed that PokeStops may have been stealth...

By Rob Gordon on 10 November 2017
Pokemon GO Raid Boss List Updated

Pokemon GO Raid Boss List Updated

Dedicated Pokemon GO players that participate in raids have been noticing some new creatures lately. As it turns out, Niantic has added some new Pokemon to raids in Pokemon GO, which range from we...

By Dalton Cooper on 08 November 2017
New Pokemon GO Safari Event Coming This Month

New Pokemon GO Safari Event Coming This Month

Over the past several month, Pokemon GO has hosted seven different Safari Zone events in shopping centres all around Europe. In total, over 20,000 trainers have made an appearance at these small-sc...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 04 November 2017
Pokemon GO Releases Two More Shiny Pokemon for Halloween

Pokemon GO Releases Two More Shiny Pokemon for Halloween

Pokemon GO‘s collection of shiny Pokemon continues to grow. Pokemon GO fans around the world have reported sightings of shiny Shuppets and Banettes out in the wild, meaning all five of the third ge...

By Dalton Cooper on 04 November 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Story DLC Still Set For 2017

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Story DLC Still Set For 2017

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild‘s massive world offered gamers plenty to see and do, but Nintendo promised it wasn’t done yet. The game’s second DLC, The Champions’ Ballad, was announced ba...

By Sarah Fields on 04 November 2017
Mario Is Not A Plumber Anymore

Mario Is Not A Plumber Anymore

Over the years, Mario is a character that has worn many hats. The Super Mario Odyssey star has been a monkey-fighting carpenter, a kart racer, a doctor, a sports star, and more, but outside of his...

By Dalton Cooper on 04 November 2017
Super Mario Odyssey Gameplay Highlights New Donk City

Super Mario Odyssey Gameplay Highlights New Donk City

It’s been a great year for Nintendo so far, as its latest console, the Switch, has been a massive success thanks in large part to monthly AAA releases like The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild,...

By Derek Nichols on 03 November 2017
5 Reasons Team Rocket’s Return to Pokemon is a Big Deal

5 Reasons Team Rocket’s Return to Pokemon is a Big Deal

Every hero has “their” villain. While a protagonist might face off against a myriad number of foes before their journey is done, there is always one that stands out among the rest as the perfect fo...

By Cody Gravelle on 01 November 2017
Super Mario Odyssey Does Not Have a Hub World

Super Mario Odyssey Does Not Have a Hub World

Super Mario Odyssey will not include a hub world, a staple feature of most 3D Mario games since Super Mario 64 in 1996. Nintendo producer Yoshiaki Koizumi spoke about the upcoming platforming game...

By Rory Young on 01 November 2017
Super Mario Odyssey Shows Off Luncheon Kingdom Gameplay

Super Mario Odyssey Shows Off Luncheon Kingdom Gameplay

F0r this year’s Gamescom event in Cologne, Germany, Nintendo brought its biggest upcoming Nintendo Switch exclusive game, Super Mario Odyssey. Super Mario Odyssey producer Yoshiaki Koizumi was on-h...

By Dalton Cooper on 31 October 2017
Super Mario Odyssey Removes Sombrero Mario from Box Art

Super Mario Odyssey Removes Sombrero Mario from Box Art

Now that the upcoming Super Mario Odyssey has its official ESRB rating, Nintendo has released updated box art for the game. But some fans have noticed that the new box art doesn’t just replace the...

By Dalton Cooper on 29 October 2017
Pokemon GO Will Improve EX Raid Invite System

Pokemon GO Will Improve EX Raid Invite System

Pokemon GO developer Niantic has been testing the EX Raid battle system over the past few weeks. Niantic plans to roll out the feature worldwide, but before that global launch, the developer must g...

By Jasmine Henry on 29 October 2017
Overwatch Meets Pokemon in Cool Crossover 'Game'

Overwatch Meets Pokemon in Cool Crossover 'Game'

Overwatch and Pokemon are two of the most popular video game franchises around, as each has millions of fans around the world. It also means that there’s a lot of overlap of fans who love both Over...

By Jasmine Henry on 29 October 2017
Nintendo's Gamescom Plans Include Mario and Metroid

Nintendo's Gamescom Plans Include Mario and Metroid

Touted as the European equivalent of E3, gamescom 2017 is set to feature some of the year’s biggest upcoming games. Many of the industry’s heavy hitters will be showing games at this year’s show in...

By Dalton Cooper on 29 October 2017
New 3DS XL SNES Edition Announced for North America

New 3DS XL SNES Edition Announced for North America

Those who were heartbroken when the Nintendo 3DS XL Super NES Edition was released exclusively in Europe will be overjoyed to learn this charming console is heading to the US. The device won’t look l...

By Curt Hutson on 29 October 2017
Detective Pikachu Movie Starts Filming Next Year

Detective Pikachu Movie Starts Filming Next Year

One of the most surreal announcements to come out of the film industry in recent years, the Detective Pikachu movie will feature a live-action setting, a talking Pikachu, and a brand-new take on th...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 28 October 2017
Nintendo is Open to Mature Games on the Switch Console

Nintendo is Open to Mature Games on the Switch Console

In the months since the Nintendo Switch launched, and even the time before that, fans have been discussing which games they hope will arrive to the versatile console. Titles that go beyond the most...

By AJ Caulfield on 28 October 2017
Pokemon GO Halloween Event Increases Corsola Spawn Rate

Pokemon GO Halloween Event Increases Corsola Spawn Rate

Pokemon GO fans the world over are currently participating in the game’s Halloween 2017 event, which includes double candy and a huge increase in ghost-type Pokemon. However, the Pokemon GO Hallowe...

By Dalton Cooper on 28 October 2017
Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon Bring Back Team Rocket

Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon Bring Back Team Rocket

When a video game series has run for as long as Pokemon has, there will inevitably be some repetition and overlap. One of the more understated strengths of the Nintendo-exclusive franchise has been...

By Cody Gravelle on 28 October 2017
Artist Imagines What Pokemon Would Look Like in Real Life

Artist Imagines What Pokemon Would Look Like in Real Life

The popularity of Pokemon continues to grow, and creatures like Pikachu are a household name. Some of those little critters are so darn huggable that fans often imagine what Pokemon would look like...

By Curt Hutson on 28 October 2017
Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp Announced for Mobile

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp Announced for Mobile

The Animal Crossing mobile experience fans have been waiting for has finally seen an announcement as Nintendo confirms that Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp will be launching on Android and iOS devices...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 28 October 2017
Could Pokemon GO Turn All Pokestops into Gyms?

Could Pokemon GO Turn All Pokestops into Gyms?

As Pokemon GO players continue to experience the strange glitch that only provides two items out of PokeStops, users online begin to speculate as to whether this new change is intentional and a sig...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 28 October 2017
Animal Crossing Mobile Game Turns Tom Nook Into a Meme

Animal Crossing Mobile Game Turns Tom Nook Into a Meme

Yesterday, Nintendo revealed more details about its highly anticipated Animal Crossing mobile game. Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp lets players customize their campsites and take part in all sorts of...

By Jasmine Henry on 28 October 2017
Pokemon GO Halloween Event Does Include Witch Hat Pichu

Pokemon GO Halloween Event Does Include Witch Hat Pichu

The Pokemon GO Halloween Event is in full swing, bringing plenty of tricks and treats to trainers. One part of the special event is the ability to catch a Pikachu wearing a witch’s hat. However, pl...

By Curt Hutson on 28 October 2017
Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser's Minions Review

Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser's Minions Review

Upon its debut in 2003, Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga for the Game Boy Advance was a welcomed venture by RPG aficionados. Since then the company has continued to cater to this demand by turning...

By Riley Little on 26 October 2017
Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon: Legendary Pokemon World

Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon: Legendary Pokemon World

The new story in Pokemon Ultra Sun & Moon has trainers leaving the tropical paradise for even more exotic locales. Reportedly, one of these new destinations is a world inhabited by legendary Po...

By Curt Hutson on 25 October 2017
Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Collector’s Edition Pre-Order

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Collector’s Edition Pre-Order

The upcoming Switch role-playing game Xenoblade Chronicles 2 is a mere two months away and Nintendo is readying for its release. The game’s special edition is available for pre-order today, as well...

By Curt Hutson on 25 October 2017
Pokemon GO Update Prepares for Gen 3 Release

Pokemon GO Update Prepares for Gen 3 Release

A new update for Pokemon GO is now live for the iOS version of the game, and dataminers have discovered that it is setting the stage for the addition of third generation Pokemon. The game’s GAME_MA...

By Dalton Cooper on 25 October 2017
Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon Are Last Main Games on 3DS

Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon Are Last Main Games on 3DS

During the most recent Pokemon-only Nintendo Direct presentation, many gamers the world over were disappointed to learn that the next core installments in the series would be locked to the 3DS/2DS...

By Riley Little on 21 October 2017
5 Superstitious Things Pokemon Players Do

5 Superstitious Things Pokemon Players Do

The Pokemon series has been around since 1996, but while the style of the series and the platforms it can be played upon has changed, a lot of fans’ mindsets have stayed the same. Pokemon players w...

By Jasmine Henry on 21 October 2017
10 Unlikely Games We Want on a Nintendo 64 Classic

10 Unlikely Games We Want on a Nintendo 64 Classic

Nostalgia is one of the more marketable aspects of the gaming industry nowadays, with remakes surfacing as some of the most anticipated titles for gamers the world over. Nintendo in particular has...

By Riley Little on 21 October 2017
Pokemon GO: Did PokeStops Get Stealth Nerfed?

Pokemon GO: Did PokeStops Get Stealth Nerfed?

While many people stopped playing Pokemon GO last year, there are millions of fans that have remained dedicated to the innovative augmented reality game. These dedicated players spend their days ha...

By Dalton Cooper on 21 October 2017
Legend of Zelda Fan Creates Incredible Mipha Cosplay

Legend of Zelda Fan Creates Incredible Mipha Cosplay

Gaming cosplay has become an inextricable part of convention culture, with a number of talented makeup and costume design artists applying their gifts to the burgeoning art form. We’ve seen some in...

By Cody Gravelle on 19 October 2017
Stephen Colbert Burns Pokemon GO

Stephen Colbert Burns Pokemon GO

The Pokemon GO fad had the attention of the whole nation just a year ago, but the craze has definitely faded. Plenty of players are still dedicated to collecting ’em all, but the active player base...

By Denny Connolly on 18 October 2017
Pokemon GO: How to Reroll Raid Bosses for Higher CP

Pokemon GO: How to Reroll Raid Bosses for Higher CP

Pokemon GO fans who have been getting involved in the game’s new legendary Pokemon raids will all know the pain of finally defeating the powerful raid boss, only for it to drop in Capture Points (C...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 16 October 2017
Super Mario Odyssey Review

Super Mario Odyssey Review

Super Mario Odyssey is a spectacular return to form that’ll delight casual players and platforming fans, delivering one of the biggest and best games ever from Nintendo.

By Riley Little on 15 October 2017
Doom Switch Release Date Confirmed in New Trailer

Doom Switch Release Date Confirmed in New Trailer

id Software confirms that FPS fans will only have to wait a few more weeks before they can get their hands on Doom for the Nintendo Switch, and start slaying demons on the go.

By Brad Jones on 15 October 2017
Stardew Valley Dated for Nintendo Switch

Stardew Valley Dated for Nintendo Switch

Stardew Valley’s creator announces that the hit farming simulator game will come to the Nintendo Switch on October 5th, but without multiplayer functionality.

By Dalton Cooper on 15 October 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Mod Adds 'Sanic' the Hedgehog

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Mod Adds 'Sanic' the Hedgehog

In the last couple of months, those PC players who have been emulating The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild have been running wild with mod content for the game. Although some of the fan-made co...

By Rob Gordon on 11 October 2017
Pokken Tournament DX Review in Progress

Pokken Tournament DX Review in Progress

As one of the more divisive fighting games, Pokken Tournament struggled to find a dedicated user base following its release. Some believed it to lack competitive depth, while more casual users grew...

By Riley Little on 09 October 2017
Pokemon GO Update Released For iOS

Pokemon GO Update Released For iOS

Pokemon GO players are always on the lookout for an update for the mobile AR game and Niantic delivered yet another last week. Unfortunately, this particular small patch has taken a few days to mak...

By Denny Connolly on 09 October 2017
Pokemon GO Adds Global Goals Avatar Item

Pokemon GO Adds Global Goals Avatar Item

In the past, gamers have seen Niantic Inc. use the enormous Pokemon GO player base as a captive audience for companies like McDonalds and Starbucks. Now, the studio is introducing some new content...

By Brad Jones on 09 October 2017
Japan's Original Website for the N64 is Still Live

Japan's Original Website for the N64 is Still Live

Considering all of the hubbub surrounding news of a possible Nintendo 64 Classic console, it’s clear that many gamers still hold the platform in high regard. There’s no denying that there were plen...

By Riley Little on 09 October 2017
5 Developers We Want to Make A Horror Game

5 Developers We Want to Make A Horror Game

When gamers think of the best horror game developers, a couple of names that often come to mind are Shinji Mikami, the grandfather of survival-horror who created Resident Evil, and Keiichiro Toyama...

By Dalton Cooper on 08 October 2017
Pokemon GO: How to Conquer Gyms in 12 Minutes

Pokemon GO: How to Conquer Gyms in 12 Minutes

It’s been four months since Niantic rolled out the Pokemon GO Gym update and yet fans are still coming up with new strategies to make the most of the gameplay feature. The latest strategy that play...

By Jasmine Henry on 07 October 2017
9 of the Weirdest Pokemon Fan Theories

9 of the Weirdest Pokemon Fan Theories

The Pokemon series of games that has been running since 1996 has spawned many bizarre spin-offs and has sold millions of copies across the globe. Fortunately, the popularity of the franchise (and a...

By Jasmine Henry on 07 October 2017
Middle-earth: Shadow of War: 'Never Say Never' to Possible Nintendo Switch Port

Middle-earth: Shadow of War: 'Never Say Never' to Possible Nintendo Switch Port

Game Rant was in attendance for a recent Middle-earth: Shadow of War press event in Toronto, Canada, where we were provided with the opportunity to speak with the community manager for the forthco...

By Riley Little on 07 October 2017
Pokemon Go: How Safari Zone Events Work

Pokemon Go: How Safari Zone Events Work

The first Safari Zone events for Pokemon GO kick off in Europe today. The cities hosting the event for September 16 are Barcelona, Paris, and Oberhausen. Information on the event is pouring in from...

By Curt Hutson on 06 October 2017
Pokemon GO: The Problem With Legendaries

Pokemon GO: The Problem With Legendaries

Ever since Pokemon GO‘s announcement trailer, fans have been eagerly awaiting the release of their favorite legendary Pokemon. Starting strong with the team mascots Zapdos, Articuno, and Moltres, t...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 06 October 2017
Analysts Say Switch Sales Will Hit 130 Million by 2022

Analysts Say Switch Sales Will Hit 130 Million by 2022

After securing the title of Nintendo’s fastest selling console ever, it’s no secret that the Switch has been a major success for the company. Following its release this past March, the aforemention...

By Riley Little on 06 October 2017
Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle Review

Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle Review

It’s safe to say that, upon being leaked, very few were optimistic about the release of a turn-based strategy game that featured Super Mario and Rabbids characters interacting with one another. Af...

By Riley Little on 06 October 2017
Metroid: Samus Returns Review

Metroid: Samus Returns Review

It has been 13 years since the Metroid franchise last threw the titular Samus Aran into a side-scrolling shooter, and that’s a reality that’s been looked upon rather disparagingly by fans of the se...

By Riley Little on 06 October 2017
Nintendo Switch Hides Golf Mini-Game

Nintendo Switch Hides Golf Mini-Game

The Nintendo Switch may have launched in March, but the portable console evidently still has plenty of hidden tricks up its sleeve – or more accurately, within its firmware. This weekend, a datamin...

By John Jacques on 05 October 2017
Toys R Us May Be Going Bankrupt

Toys R Us May Be Going Bankrupt

Toys R Us is one of the largest toy retailers in the world, but the brick and mortar giant may be in trouble. The company has to pay off $400 million in debt in 2018, and it has hired the Kirkland...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 September 2017
Nintendo Direct: Smash Bros. Tag Teasing Switch Reveal?

Nintendo Direct: Smash Bros. Tag Teasing Switch Reveal?

The Japanese Nintendo YouTube account briefly attached Wednesday’s Nintendo Direct broadcast with a Super Smash Bros. tag, prompting speculation that a new iteration of the series for Nintendo Swit...

By Rory Young on 15 September 2017
Nintendo Switch: DOOM and Wolfenstein 2 En Route

Nintendo Switch: DOOM and Wolfenstein 2 En Route

Nintendo reveals that both DOOM and Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus will be arriving for its Switch console, exciting fans of the two blockbuster shooters.

By Riley Little on 15 September 2017
Metroid: Samus Returns Trailer Shows Weapons and More

Metroid: Samus Returns Trailer Shows Weapons and More

When Metroid: Samus Returns was announced with a trailer during E3 2017, fans of the franchise were understandably elated to learn that Nintendo was going to be putting out what is essentially a co...

By Kyle Sledge on 12 September 2017
Why FIFA 18 Nintendo Switch Doesn't Use Frostbite

Why FIFA 18 Nintendo Switch Doesn't Use Frostbite

Many were delighted when EA confirmed that it will be bringing FIFA 18 to the Nintendo Switch. While existing FIFA fans are excited to play the soccer sim on the go, the release would also be one o...

By Jasmine Henry on 12 September 2017
Microsoft Wants Crossplay with Valve, Nintendo

Microsoft Wants Crossplay with Valve, Nintendo

With the lines between console brands slowly beginning to blur, Microsoft has emerged as the first of the “big three” companies actively seeking to embrace partnerships with its competitors. While...

By Cody Gravelle on 12 September 2017
Pokemon GO Trading and PvP Features Promised Again

Pokemon GO Trading and PvP Features Promised Again

Without a doubt, two of the most highly requested features for Pokemon GO that have yet to make it into the augmented reality title are trading and PvP, as Niantic has been assuring fans that they...

By Kyle Sledge on 12 September 2017
Resident Evil: Revelations 1 and 2 Switch Release Date

Resident Evil: Revelations 1 and 2 Switch Release Date

About a month ago, the video game publisher and developer Capcom announced Resident Evil: Revelations and Resident Evil: Revelations 2 are set to arrive on the Nintendo Switch console sometime duri...

By Kyle Sledge on 12 September 2017
Pokemon GO Exclusive Raid Invites Going Out

Pokemon GO Exclusive Raid Invites Going Out

Not too long ago, the developer Niantic promised that Exclusive Raid Battles would be coming to Pokemon GO soon, and it looks like the time is nigh for the feature’s arrival in the popular augmente...

By Kyle Sledge on 12 September 2017
Fire Emblem Warriors Features 60 FPS, 720p Mode

Fire Emblem Warriors Features 60 FPS, 720p Mode

Fire Emblem Warriors, the upcoming Dynasty Warriors-esque action game for the Nintendo Switch, will officially feature a 60 frames per second mode while docked. The game will typically run at a sta...

By Rory Young on 12 September 2017
Nintendo Will Sell SNES Classic Edition in 2018

Nintendo Will Sell SNES Classic Edition in 2018

When Nintendo announced the SNES Classic Edition earlier this year, the company stated that the console would only be shipped to retailers during 2017 before being discontinued. Shipping the consol...

By Jasmine Henry on 12 September 2017
Bayonetta 3 Teased by Hideki Kamiya

Bayonetta 3 Teased by Hideki Kamiya

It’s been three years since Bayonetta 2 launched on the Wii U to overwhelmingly positive reviews, and fans of the franchise have been waiting patiently for a sequel to be announced. While Bayonetta...

By Dalton Cooper on 12 September 2017
Pokemon GO: How To Beat and Catch Raikou

Pokemon GO: How To Beat and Catch Raikou

After a month of or so of hunting down legendary birds, it’s time for Pokemon GO players to make a run at the legendary dogs. The trio of new Legendaries are now available and players in America ar...

By Denny Connolly on 12 September 2017
GameStop Defends Expensive SNES Classic Bundles

GameStop Defends Expensive SNES Classic Bundles

From before even the SNES Classic was announced, Nintendo fans and gamers across the world were preparing themselves for a battle to get hold of the much-wanted console. As it turns out, this has p...

By Rob Gordon on 12 September 2017
Pokemon GO Raid Eggs Return

Pokemon GO Raid Eggs Return

Developer Niantic Inc. is constantly tweaking Pokemon GO to make sure that the experience keeps players invested. Now, the studio has seemingly retracted a recent change made to the game’s new Raid...

By Brad Jones on 12 September 2017
Nintendo Switch Holiday Supply Unlikely to Meet Demand

Nintendo Switch Holiday Supply Unlikely to Meet Demand

Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime is unable to commit to keeping the Nintendo Switch in stock over the holiday season. Speaking with Variety, Fils-Aime says the company is aware of the...

By Rory Young on 12 September 2017
SNES-Themed Nintendo 3DS XL Announced

SNES-Themed Nintendo 3DS XL Announced

Nintendo has been systematically targeting gamers’ sense of nostalgia lately with its product offerings. Not only has Nintendo launched the NES Classic and started pre-orders for the SNES Classic,...

By Mark Knapp on 07 September 2017
Pokemon GO: 8 Big Updates We're Still Waiting For

Pokemon GO: 8 Big Updates We're Still Waiting For

On July 6th, 2016, Pokemon GO launched for iOS and Android mobile devices, changing the face of mobile gaming in the process. It shattered records for mobile games, broke through the mainstream in...

By Dalton Cooper on 07 September 2017
SNES Classic Hits Insane Prices on eBay

SNES Classic Hits Insane Prices on eBay

Despite the fact that Nintendo announced there would be “significantly more units” of the SNES Classic Edition available than the amount of NES Classic Editions put out for consumers, pre-orders ha...

By Kyle Sledge on 07 September 2017
Some Nintendo Switch Games Will Require SD Card to Play

Some Nintendo Switch Games Will Require SD Card to Play

The Nintendo Switch’s storage limitations may have caught up with it sooner than expected, as some upcoming games are already requiring micro SD cards to play. This week, NBA 2K18 revealed its Nint...

By Anthony Taormina on 07 September 2017
Nintendo Switch Will Be Easy to Find This Holiday

Nintendo Switch Will Be Easy to Find This Holiday

The Nintendo Switch has been nothing short of a massive success ever since it was launched back in March, becoming Nintendo’s fastest selling console ever and selling out so quickly that some gamer...

By Alexander Pan on 06 September 2017
Miitopia Review

Miitopia Review

As a game that’s been available in Japan since last year, a number of vocal fans had been hoping that Miitopia would eventually make its way to English-speaking audiences – at least, that was the c...

By Riley Little on 06 September 2017
Pokemon Unlikely to Release on Non-Nintendo Consoles

Pokemon Unlikely to Release on Non-Nintendo Consoles

Pokemon and Nintendo have been an iconic duo ever since Pokemon Blue and Pokemon Red made their respective debuts for the original Game Boy in 1996. Ever since then, one of the biggest draws for Ni...

By John Jacques on 06 September 2017
ARMS Trailer Reveals New DLC Character Lola Pop

ARMS Trailer Reveals New DLC Character Lola Pop

The quirky Switch brawler ARMS has proven to be a success for Nintendo, selling 1.18 million copies after its launch in the middle of June. While the numbers are already a great sign for the new IP...

By Derek Nichols on 06 September 2017
Nintendo Loses Wii Remote Patent Lawsuit

Nintendo Loses Wii Remote Patent Lawsuit

It’s an unfortunate day for the Big N, as it’s been announced that Nintendo of America has lost a patent lawsuit involving its Wii Remote controllers. A Dallas, Texas jury declared earlier this wee...

By AJ Caulfield on 06 September 2017
Pokemon Anime Will Bring Back Brock and Misty

Pokemon Anime Will Bring Back Brock and Misty

As one of the longest running anime shows still on television, there’s a lot of history behind the animated Pokemon series. In the years since Ash Ketchum left Pallet Town with his Pikachu in tow,...

By Riley Little on 01 September 2017
SNES Classic Pre-Orders Begin, Almost Entirely Sold Out

SNES Classic Pre-Orders Begin, Almost Entirely Sold Out

The good news is that pre-orders for the SNES Classic have begun, as Nintendo officially confirmed this morning. The bad news is that pre-orders have already sold out at five major online retailers...

By Rory Young on 01 September 2017
Star Fox Guard Announced, Bundled With Wii U Game

Star Fox Guard Announced, Bundled With Wii U Game

Nintendo announces a new Star Fox game called Star Fox Guard, which also will be bundled with the upcoming Wii U game Star Fox Zero when it is released this April. During the latest Nintendo Direct...

By Weston Albert on 27 August 2017
Telltale's Batman, GotG Coming to Nintendo Switch

Telltale's Batman, GotG Coming to Nintendo Switch

Not too long ago, a retail listing showed that Telltale Games‘ Batman: The Enemy Within was on its way to receiving a port for the Nintendo Switch, with the developer’s Guardians of the Galaxy hav...

By Kyle Sledge on 27 August 2017
ToysRUs Won't Have SNES Classic Pre-Orders

ToysRUs Won't Have SNES Classic Pre-Orders

Nintendo has officially unleashed the Kraken. Pre-orders for the SNES Classic have just begun and, surprise, surprise, they’re pretty much already sold out everywhere. Everywhere except ToysRUs, wh...

By Curt Hutson on 26 August 2017
GameStop to Get More SNES Classics, But There's a Catch

GameStop to Get More SNES Classics, But There's a Catch

Without a doubt, there are a plethora of people who missed out on the opportunity to snag an SNES Classic Edition yesterday, for as soon as pre-orders for the retro console opened, retailers across...

By Kyle Sledge on 26 August 2017
Pokemon GO Datamine Reveals Gen 3 Pokemon

Pokemon GO Datamine Reveals Gen 3 Pokemon

It hasn’t been all too long since Niantic released Generation 2 Pokemon for Pokemon GO, but it looks like the developer is already moving on. Datamining efforts of the upcoming Pokemon GO update sh...

By Sarah Fields on 26 August 2017
Pokemon GO Update Adds Super Incubator and More

Pokemon GO Update Adds Super Incubator and More

A new update is on its way for Pokemon GO, this time bringing bug fixes, changes to shiny Pokemon, and the Super Incubator that dataminers previously found in the game’s code. Although the Super Incu...

By Sarah Fields on 26 August 2017
Pokemon GO: Best Movesets Against Mewtwo

Pokemon GO: Best Movesets Against Mewtwo

Pokemon GO players are currently locked in a debate about whether exclusive raids are a good or bad thing, but either way, Mewtwo is still coming. When the super rare creature arrives in the invite...

By Denny Connolly on 26 August 2017
Metroid, Mario Cars Coming to Rocket League on Switch

Metroid, Mario Cars Coming to Rocket League on Switch

With more than 33 million players and counting, Rocket League is without a doubt one of the most popular and thoroughly enjoyable gaming experiences one can have in this day and age, and the soccer...

By Kyle Sledge on 26 August 2017
10 Pokemon Games You've Never Heard Of

10 Pokemon Games You've Never Heard Of

Pokemon is one of the most popular video game franchises in the world, as the series has sold over 250 million copies since being introduced in 1996. But Pokemon didn’t just become a sales success...

By Jasmine Henry on 24 August 2017
Nintendo Switch Bundles Available for Pre-Purchase

Nintendo Switch Bundles Available for Pre-Purchase

Update: New bundles are now made available at GameStop and they are listed below. Shipping date for these three new Nintendo Switch bundles are by September 1st. Still can’t find a Switch in stock at...

By Dealzon on 21 August 2017
These Official Pokeball Terrariums Are Stupidly Awesome

These Official Pokeball Terrariums Are Stupidly Awesome

As the owner of one of the most popular brands in the world today, The Pokemon Company does a pretty solid job at providing fans of the Pokemon franchise with plenty of collectibles for their respe...

By Riley Little on 20 August 2017
EA Boss Was 'Puzzled' by the Nintendo Switch

EA Boss Was 'Puzzled' by the Nintendo Switch

It goes without saying that the Nintendo Switch has been a massive success for the company ever since it was launched earlier this year, managing to exceed the Big N’s own sales expectations. In fa...

By Alexander Pan on 20 August 2017
Pokemon GO Event in Ohio Taking Place This Month

Pokemon GO Event in Ohio Taking Place This Month

While Niantic continues its campaign to improve Pokemon GO with updates, such as the latest raid reward buff that offers successful players a variety of different healing accessories alongside the...

By Kyle Sledge on 20 August 2017
Pokemon GO Petition Calls for Major Changes to Raids

Pokemon GO Petition Calls for Major Changes to Raids

For most players, Pokemon GO raids are a welcome feature to the game and give them a new way of working together with their friends. But for others, the new gameplay feature is more of a headache t...

By Jasmine Henry on 20 August 2017
Pokemon GO: Champion Medal Fix in the Works

Pokemon GO: Champion Medal Fix in the Works

Recently, Niantic has teased that more Legendary raid battles are on the way in its popular augmented reality mobile title Pokemon GO, but the developer also wants to try and assure fans that it’s...

By Kyle Sledge on 20 August 2017
Hey! Pikmin Review

Hey! Pikmin Review

There’s no question that taking a three-dimensional title and transforming it into a 2D side-scroller is a risky venture, especially when the original property is as realtime strategy-driven as Pik...

By Riley Little on 20 August 2017
Telltale to Release More Nintendo Switch Games?

Telltale to Release More Nintendo Switch Games?

Telltale Games has already shown up in support for the Nintendo Switch. The episodic games developer announced plans to release Minecraft: Story Mode on the platform at some point in 2017. But it s...

By Jasmine Henry on 17 August 2017
Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle Rabbid Luigi Trailer

Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle Rabbid Luigi Trailer

Following the release of last week’s character trailer focusing on Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle‘s titular hero, Ubisoft has decided to put out a brand new piece of footage that highlights anothe...

By Kyle Sledge on 17 August 2017
Pokemon GO Super Incubator Found in Game Code

Pokemon GO Super Incubator Found in Game Code

Pokemon GO developer Niantic has introduced several new features for the game over the last few weeks. From legendary Pokemon to exclusive raids, the company has been hard at work giving players of...

By Jasmine Henry on 17 August 2017
Pokemon Dev Talks New Game for Nintendo Switch

Pokemon Dev Talks New Game for Nintendo Switch

As one of the more exciting announcements during Nintendo’s E3 2017 showcase, many people were surprised to see an official confirmation that a core Pokemon title is en route to the Switch so early...

By Riley Little on 17 August 2017
Pokemon GO: How to Defeat and Catch Zapdos

Pokemon GO: How to Defeat and Catch Zapdos

With Pokemon GO‘s battle for the legendary birds event in full swing, it is time to say goodbye to Moltres and hello to Zapdos. This enormous electric-type Pokemon is sure to be a tough competi...

By Denny Connolly on 17 August 2017
Don't Expect Pokemon on Switch to Be Like Zelda: BOTW

Don't Expect Pokemon on Switch to Be Like Zelda: BOTW

When Nintendo announced at E3 2017 that a mainline Pokemon game would be coming to the Nintendo Switch, it generated a great deal of excitement. After all, the Nintendo Switch is capable of hosting...

By Dalton Cooper on 17 August 2017
Nintendo Sued Over Switch Controller Design

Nintendo Sued Over Switch Controller Design

Nintendo Switch components have already made headlines this week as the console’s screen supplier is struggling financially. But it seems that the headache about parts is far from over for the Big...

By Jasmine Henry on 15 August 2017
Okamiden Character Videos Get Players Acquainted With the Colorful Cast

Okamiden Character Videos Get Players Acquainted With the Colorful Cast

Fans of the cult-classic PS2 and Wii hit, Okami, have been long awaiting the direct sequel, Okamiden. Nintendo and Capcom have decided to ease the anticipation of the game’s release by unveiling...

By Tyler Davis on 10 August 2017
Pokemon Go: How to Catch Moltres

Pokemon Go: How to Catch Moltres

Following the release of Articuno in Pokemon GO, Niantic is poised to unleash the next legendary bird in the series, Moltres. This Phoenix-like Pokemon will be a strong flying- and fire-type fighte...

By Denny Connolly on 10 August 2017
Splatoon 2 Splatfests Have Major Flaw

Splatoon 2 Splatfests Have Major Flaw

Despite the admittedly gross nature of the festivities, the latest Splatoon 2 Splatfest seemed to be a rousing success, with thousands of players tuning in to try their hand at battles that replace...

By AJ Caulfield on 10 August 2017
Pokemon GO: Allegedly Rare Pokemon Are Spawning More

Pokemon GO: Allegedly Rare Pokemon Are Spawning More

A bevy of reports from gamers the world over indicates that Pokemon GO has been on the receiving end of an overhaul that makes rare Pokemon spawn more frequently. As expected, it’s been a tough slo...

By Riley Little on 07 August 2017
2015 Game Developers Choice Awards Nominations

2015 Game Developers Choice Awards Nominations

The Game Developers Conference has grown an incredible amount since its beginnings 27 years ago where 25 developers met in a living room. The trade show now hosts thousands of attendees, all sort...

By Rob Keyes on 07 August 2017
Pokemon GO: Rare Pokemon Are Allegedly Spawning More

Pokemon GO: Rare Pokemon Are Allegedly Spawning More

A bevy of reports from gamers the world over indicates that Pokemon GO has been on the receiving end of an overhaul that makes rare Pokemon spawn more frequently. As expected, it’s been a tough slo...

By Riley Little on 07 August 2017
Pokemon Sun and Moon: New Creatures Announced

Pokemon Sun and Moon: New Creatures Announced

The Pokemon Company unveils more new Pokemon for upcoming titles Pokemon Sun and Moon, but also announces that the Pokemon Bank feature will not be available at launch. With the release of Pokemon...

By Rob Gordon on 07 August 2017
Pokemon GO: Datamine Reveals No  Ditto Easter Egg Yet

Pokemon GO: Datamine Reveals No Ditto Easter Egg Yet

Pokemon GO fans dig deep into the game’s latest update, hunting for data indicating that the rare Pokemon Ditto can be unlocked, but find no evidence that’s the case. Pokemon GO re-imagines one of...

By Sarah Fields on 07 August 2017
Pokemon GO: Pokemon Gym Encounters Now Count As 'Seen'

Pokemon GO: Pokemon Gym Encounters Now Count As 'Seen'

Niantic quietly rolls out a Pokemon GO tweak, causing the Pokedex to record encounters with Pokemon in Gyms in addition to the existing wild Pokemon encounters. Although Niantic generally announces...

By Sarah Fields on 07 August 2017
Fire Emblem and Animal Crossing Mobile Games Delayed

Fire Emblem and Animal Crossing Mobile Games Delayed

Nintendo confirms that planned mobile games for both Fire Emblem and Animal Crossing have been delayed, due to the upcoming release of the recently announced Super Mario Run. It may have taken a wh...

By Rob Gordon on 07 August 2017
Mario Kart Influenced Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle

Mario Kart Influenced Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle

A tactical role-playing game that gives Mario a gun, Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle seems to have been inspired by XCOM. However, this is not the only video game franchise that the upcoming Nintend...

By Jasmine Henry on 07 August 2017
N64 Emulator Removed from Xbox Games Store

N64 Emulator Removed from Xbox Games Store

Just a few short days since it was discovered on the Xbox Games Store, the Nintendo 64 app has been pulled and users can no longer download the emulator. A Nintendo 64 emulator titled Win64e10 rece...

By Curt Hutson on 07 August 2017
Super Mario Maker For Nintendo 3DS Review

Super Mario Maker For Nintendo 3DS Review

Nintendo’s port of Super Mario Maker is a great distraction for those that missed out on the Wii U installment, but it is lacking when compared to the console iteration. Upon the announcement of Su...

By Riley Little on 07 August 2017
Dragon Quest 7: Fragments of the Forgotten Past Review

Dragon Quest 7: Fragments of the Forgotten Past Review

Dragon Quest 7: Fragments of the Forgotten Past is an engaging remake of a well-liked classic that brings some much needed paint and portability to the overly long game. In 2016, gamers have becom...

By Riley Little on 07 August 2017
The Switch's Late Night Debut Reveals More About It

The Switch's Late Night Debut Reveals More About It

Gamers carefully analyze footage of Jimmy Fallon and Reggie Fils-Aime trying out the Nintendo Switch, and determine that the console is definitely worth the hype. The official reveal trailer for t...

By Sarah Fields on 07 August 2017
Study: Pokemon GO is Serious Distraction for Drivers

Study: Pokemon GO is Serious Distraction for Drivers

A new study published by JAMA Internal Medicine reveals shocking statistics about how many drivers are distracted because they’re playing Pokemon GO in the car. Unfortunately, there are many people...

By Dalton Cooper on 07 August 2017
Nintendo: Wii U and Amiibo Sales Dropping

Nintendo: Wii U and Amiibo Sales Dropping

In Nintendo’s latest financial earnings report, the company reveals that the Wii U continues to struggle in sales, but 3DS is enjoying a sales bump thanks to Pokemon GO. It’s no secret that the Wii...

By Dalton Cooper on 07 August 2017
Pokemon GO Deluxe Set Bundle Launches in Japan Soon

Pokemon GO Deluxe Set Bundle Launches in Japan Soon

There’s no doubt that Pokemon GO has a global appeal, and some fans have purportedly spotted some “test” PokeStops and Gyms in China, intimating the possibility of a forthcoming release in the Asia...

By Kyle Sledge on 07 August 2017
Pokemon Sun & Moon Release First Mythical Pokemon

Pokemon Sun & Moon Release First Mythical Pokemon

North American audiences currently have the chance to capitalize on the official release of Pokemon Sun and Moon‘s first mythical creature from the games. It’s no secret that Nintendo’s Pokemon Sun...

By Kyle Sledge on 07 August 2017
Pokemon GO Player Robbed During Livestream

Pokemon GO Player Robbed During Livestream

An unidentified assailant attacks Pokemon GO player and Twitch streamer Rickey Yaneza while the latter was livestreaming Pokemon GO gameplay in Central Park. Since Pokemon GO launched last July, th...

By Dalton Cooper on 07 August 2017
Pokemon Sun and Moon: Which Starter Is Right For You?

Pokemon Sun and Moon: Which Starter Is Right For You?

Players are able to choose either Rowlet, Litten, or Popplio when they start their adventure in Sun and Moon, but which Pokemon makes the most sense for their team? It’s one of the toughest decisio...

By Riley Little on 07 August 2017
6 Gaming Splits Bigger Than Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie

6 Gaming Splits Bigger Than Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie

Breakups aren’t reserved for couples, celebrity or not, with plenty of blockbuster splits in the gaming industry making massive headlines and leaving their mark on the medium. Despite what many may...

By Riley Little on 07 August 2017
Super Mario Run Not Coming to Android This Year

Super Mario Run Not Coming to Android This Year

Super Mario Run has released on Android ahead of schedule. Nintendo’s popular mobile platformer was initially confirmed for a March 23 Android release date earlier this month, but the company has j...

By Jasmine Henry on 07 August 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Videos Are About Good Eats

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Videos Are About Good Eats

Nintendo releases two brand new videos for its forthcoming action-adventure game The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, with both focusing on Link’s ability to cook. Although Nintendo has yet to...

By Kyle Sledge on 07 August 2017
Super Mario Run Will Be Partly Free to Play

Super Mario Run Will Be Partly Free to Play

During a financial briefing, Nintendo confirms that mobile game Super Mario Run will be partly free to play and that friends from Miitomo can be carried over. Announced as part of Nintendo’s plans...

By Jasmine Henry on 07 August 2017
Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon Review

Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon Review

Hoping to change things up, Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon offer one of the most radical departures from the series’ longstanding formula. Fortunately, the gamble has paid off. If every facet of The...

By Riley Little on 07 August 2017
Yo-Kai Watch 2: Bony Spirits Review

Yo-Kai Watch 2: Bony Spirits Review

The arrival of Yo-Kai Watch 2: Bony Spirits provides fans with a familiar experience that changes very, very little when compared to the first iteration of the series. Initially billed as the ‘Poke...

By Riley Little on 07 August 2017
Super Mario Run Announced for iOS

Super Mario Run Announced for iOS

Shigeru Miyamoto announces that the Super Mario franchise is coming to iPhone during an Apple event, with the reveal of mobile platformer Super Mario Run. Even though Nintendo has been hesitant to...

By Rob Gordon on 07 August 2017
Pokemon GO: How to Get The Most Balls During Legendary Raids

Pokemon GO: How to Get The Most Balls During Legendary Raids

As the last day to catch Moltres winds down, many Pokemon GO players are still struggling to catch the Legendary fire-type. A new limited-time availability Legendary will show up late today or tomo...

By Denny Connolly on 07 August 2017
Star Fox Zero Made Me Feel Like I Was 6 Again

Star Fox Zero Made Me Feel Like I Was 6 Again

One editor goes hands-on with Star Fox Zero, and realizes that the game plays like a true extension of the classic Nintendo 64 iteration – opening a portal to 1997 in the process. I still remember...

By Riley Little on 07 August 2017
10 Biggest Video Game Hoaxes

10 Biggest Video Game Hoaxes

Game Rant takes a look back at the biggest hoaxes in video game history, from mysterious characters and hidden game modes through to fabricated new consoles and devices. With all of the complexitie...

By Rob Gordon on 07 August 2017
Mario Party: Star Rush Review

Mario Party: Star Rush Review

Mario Party: Star Rush does a lot to recreate the feeling of couch-based multiplayer and pioneers with a handful of new modes, but succumbs to its portable limitations in time. The original Mario...

By Riley Little on 07 August 2017
Stardew Valley is Coming to the Switch with Multiplayer

Stardew Valley is Coming to the Switch with Multiplayer

Nintendo confirms that last year’s sleeper hit Stardew Valley is headed to the Switch this summer, and it’s set to be the first version of the game to introduce multiplayer.

By Brad Jones on 15 February 2017
Miyamoto: Star Fox Zero is Most Underrated Wii U Game

Miyamoto: Star Fox Zero is Most Underrated Wii U Game

In an E3 2016 interview with Game Informer, Shigeru Miyamoto and Bill Trinen name Star Fox Zero and Pikmin 3 as two underrated Wii U exclusive titles.

By Dalton Cooper on 15 December 2016
Miyamoto Teasing Something With Samurai Mario T-Shirt

Miyamoto Teasing Something With Samurai Mario T-Shirt

Shigeru Miyamoto teases fans with a T-shirt featuring Samurai Mario during his appearance on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, causing speculation online. Nintendo’s Shigeru Miyamoto, Reg...

By Jason Gallagher on 10 December 2016
Nintendo Offers $20,000 to Find 3DS Security Flaws

Nintendo Offers $20,000 to Find 3DS Security Flaws

In an attempt to curb piracy on the 3DS, Nintendo launches a program in which a $20,000 bounty will be offered to hackers who can find vulnerabilities in the console. One of the prevailing...

By Alexander Pan on 07 December 2016
Star Fox Zero Has A Touching Tribute To Satoru Iwata

Star Fox Zero Has A Touching Tribute To Satoru Iwata

Upcoming Wii U space shooter Star Fox Zero features an emotional send off message for fallen Nintendo CEO and beloved gaming personality Satoru Iwata.

By Evan Hopkins on 15 December 2015
Watch the Official Star Fox Zero Animated Short Here

Watch the Official Star Fox Zero Animated Short Here

Nintendo releases a brief anime based on Star Fox Zero, featuring all of the beloved animal pilots from the main game. It’s actually quite good and can be watched here.

By Riley Little on 15 December 2015