Zelda Fans Dress Up For Hyrule Warriors!

Zelda Fans Dress Up For Hyrule Warriors!

At PAX Prime this past weekend, Nintendo hosted a Zelda Fan gathering for their upcoming title Hyrule Warriors. The fans were pumped to play the demo at the Nintendo booth. So pumped that many of them dressed up as their favorite Legend of Zelda Characters. The costumes are just fantastic and it’s great that the community of Zelda fans had a dedicated spot to go at PAX. Reception of the game […]

Star Fox is Returning… According to Nintendo of America

Star Fox is Returning… According to Nintendo of America

Star Fox- Nintendo’s classic game series about a bunch of furry-fanfic-fodder in spaceships shooting other furry-fanfic-fodder- seems to finally be getting a new installment after what seems like ages. The last we’ve heard of the adventures of Fox McCloud and his misadventures with his Arwing Squad was Star Fox Command on the DS (unless you count the re-release of Star Fox 64 on the 3DS, which I don’t). Despite having […]

Super Smash Bros 3DS: Five minutes of gameplay

Super Smash Bros 3DS: Five minutes of gameplay

Super Smash Bros 3DS is only two weeks away from its Japanese release. Nintendo have released a five minute video mostly of gameplay footage for us. Check it out. In this video, we see a cast of returning characters. Pikachu, Link, Samus and Bowser etc. All the ones we’re used to. Later on in the video, we see gameplay of new characters, like Pacman, Rosalina and the Villager. It’s nice […]

Call of Duty: Black Ops II and Ghosts offer Double XP Weekend

Call of Duty: Black Ops II and Ghosts offer Double XP Weekend

Treyarch Studios is obviously making a common trend to provide these double experience points during the first weekend of the month, but Infinity Ward is also joining in this action. Henceforth, Call of Duty: Black Ops II  and Call of Duty: Ghosts fanatics should embrace their offer, especially Wii-U users who are still checking out Nuketown 2025; this downloadable content (DLC) map was originally a pre-order incentive for Call of Duty: Black […]

Nintendo’s Reggie does the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge!

Nintendo’s Reggie does the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge!

My body is freezing! Nintendo of America President/COO Reggie Fils-Aime has answered many ice bucket challenges. However, as always, Nintendo has made it more fun for all! Nintendo of America employee’s had the opportunity to donate to this wonderful cause and receive a raffle ticket. Employee’s who won, had the opportunity to dunk Reggie and other Nintendo of America management staff. I mean, who doesn’t want to dump cold water […]

Nintendo offering a Smash Bros. soundtrack for purchasing both versions

Nintendo offering a Smash Bros. soundtrack for purchasing both versions

Now you can rock out to the awesome music in your car too! Nintendo of America has announced a special promotion involving Super Smash Bros. If you purchase and register both the Nintendo 3DS and Wii U versions of the game you will receive a “special soundtrack” from Club Nintendo. Full details can be seen here. The Super Smash Bros. news is coming very quickly. You can see the other […]

Nintendo of Europe Is Laying Off 320 Employees, Effective August 31st

Nintendo of Europe Is Laying Off 320 Employees, Effective August 31st

A recent statement coming from Nintendo of Europe has confirmed that 320 Nintendo employees will be laid off from their jobs at NOE, effective August 31st, 2014. Among the 320 employees losing their job, 190 of them are part of Nintendo of Europe’s Germany-stationed localization team, while the other 130 are full-time Nintendo of Europe employees. Back in June, Nintendo reported that they were planning on laying off the aforementioned 130 […]

Nintendo Amiibo figures priced and soon available for pre-order

Nintendo Amiibo figures priced and soon available for pre-order

Gotta Collect them all! The first 12 Nintendo Amiibo figures have been shown and priced by Nintendo. The Nintendo of America Twitter account revealed them this morning. The first series of figures will all be Super Smash Bros. characters. these include Link, Mario, Donkey Kong, Peach, Yoshi, Samus, Fox and Kirby. This comes as no surprise because Super Smash Bros. will be the first game to support Nintendo’s new Amiibo […]

Bayonetta 2 Release Date Announced

Bayonetta 2 Release Date Announced

Nintendo has recently announced the release date for Bayonetta 2. In a press release issued by Nintendo it was announced that Bayonetta 2′s official release date will be October 24th. Both the retail and eShop versions of the title will see a release that day, but Nintendo’s press release seems to indicate that only the retail copy will bundled with the original Bayonetta. Previously, Nintendo had announced that the upcoming Wii […]

Shulk announced for Smash Bros.

Shulk announced for Smash Bros.

Shulk from the popular Xenoblade Chronicles will be joining Super Smash Bros.! In classic Sakurai style, a trailer announcing the new character was revealed along with today’s “pic of the day”! Watch Shulk in action below: The trailer shows off a variety of sword style moves. The move I personally found to be most interesting was the counter-like move Shulk used on Marth at around 1:30 in the video. With […]