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 […]

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 […]

Top 5 game demos to check out at PAX Prime

Top 5 game demos to check out at PAX Prime

Sweet gaming goodness is underway this labor day weekend. Heavy hitting video game developers like Microsoft Studios, Square Enix, and Nintendo gather around as they dish out playable demos for their attendees. From indie games like Ori and the Blind Forest, to mega franchises like Kingdom Hearts, Halo, Dragon Age, and Killer Instinct fans are getting a nice sample of what is to come this holiday season. However, with all this content spamming […]

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 […]

Nintendo’s NEW 3DS Announced

Nintendo’s NEW 3DS Announced

Nintendo has revealed redesigned models for both the 3DS and the 3DS XL that will feature an additional direction button and trigger along with NFC support. Named as the “New 3DS” and “New 3DS XL” the new hardware will include a new screen allowing you to enjoy the handheld’s 3D effect  from a variety of angles.  A new faster CPU will be included and in future needed to play up and […]

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 […]

This Week on the Nintendo eShop (Week of 28.08.14)

This Week on the Nintendo eShop (Week of 28.08.14)

Nintendo has revealed the list of new downloadable titles across its eShop for the week of August 28, 2014. On the 3DS eShop: Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney ($34,99) Launching on August 29, this crossover adventure blends-in the world of Professor Layton and Phoenix Wright as they solve puzzles and examine multiple witnesses. They are both different characters in terms of their approach to cases, so expect a […]

Miyamoto: Nintendo’s Hardware Is The Only Real Way To Innovate

Miyamoto: Nintendo’s Hardware Is The Only Real Way To Innovate

As industry analysts, we’ve  asked the same question time and time again: “why can’t Nintendo just make software for other platforms.” After all, most of Nintendo’s greatest products rely on software rather than the system that plays it. I think most of us would agree that titles like Mario Kart 8 and Super Mario 3D World are great games, but they’ve had only slight success at  pushing the Wii U […]