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Nintendo’s Legendary Hardware Visionary Stepping Down

04/27/2017, Nintendo came out with an impressive earnings report but it also confirmed something that enthusiastic fans of the company might not like too much. The company today confirmed that its legendary hardware visionary Genyo Takeda is stepping down as...

Super Mario Run Has Been Downloaded Nearly 150 Million Times

04/27/2017, While Super Mario Run wasn’t Nintendo’s first mobile gaming efforts, it did represent for the first time Mario was available on mobile devices in an official capacity, and the numbers certainly show just that. According to Nintendo’s latest...

Super Mario Run To Get A Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Event This Friday

04/26/2017, To celebrate the launch of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe for the Nintendo Switch, which is taking place on the 28th of April which is this Friday, it seems that Nintendo wants to tie in that celebration with its other games, like Super Mario Run. As you can see in...

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Removes Fire-Hopping Trick

04/20/2017, Just like how the bunny hop was a controversial move in Counter-Strike back in the day, Mario Kart 8 had a fire-hopping trick where gamers could gain small boosts by hopping left and right while coming out of a boost. It wasn’t really an illegal move...

FTC Warns Of Fake Nintendo Switch Emulators Ads

04/20/2017, Gaming emulators are kind of a grey area because it allows gamers to play games that might not have been designed for a particular device, which in turn is kind of like piracy since you didn’t pay for it. For example there are Game Boy emulators that...

Namco To Bring Classic Arcade Games Onto The Nintendo Switch

04/19/2017, As fun as modern games are, sometimes it’s hard to beat a classic and if you are looking forward to reliving some classic arcade games that you grew up with, Namco is more than happy to oblige as the company has announced the Namco Museum that will be...

Video: Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Switch) VS Mario Kart 8 (Wii U)

04/19/2017, One of the more anticipated games that will be released for the Nintendo Switch is Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. At its core this is still Mario Kart 8 that was originally released for the Nintendo Wii U several years ago, but it is expected to feature updated...

Nintendo Releases Mario Kart 8 Deluxe ‘What’s New’ Trailer

04/19/2017, Given that pretty much every console Nintendo has released has received a copy or variant of Mario Kart, it did not come as a surprise to learn that the Nintendo Switch would also be getting a Mario Kart of its own. This comes in the form of Mario Kart 8...

SNES Mini Rumored To Launch Later This Year

04/19/2017, Last week Nintendo made an announcement that surprised, shocked, and disappointed many gamers in one fell swoop: they would be discontinuing the NES Classic Edition. Considering how many units the console had sold, many were wondering if Nintendo was...

NES Classic Discontinued In Europe As Well

04/18/2017, Nintendo announced the NES Classic mini-console prior to the holiday season last year. It may have underestimated just how popular it would turn out to be as the company had quite a job on its hands throughout the holiday season as it struggled to meet...

Nintendo Switch Sales Close To One Million Units In The U.S.

04/16/2017, Nintendo has sent out a press release confirming that its new console, called Nintendo Switch, has sold faster in its launch month more than any other gaming console in the company’s history. Based on data provided by the NPD Group which tracks...

Nintendo Switch Worldwide Sales Hit 2.4 Million Units

04/15/2017, The other day it was reported that over in the US, Nintendo had managed to sell over 900,000 units. The company claims that this made the Switch the fastest-selling console in the company’s history, which is saying something given that Nintendo has been...