Following the massive success of the Nintendo Wii, we’re sure that Nintendo assumed that the Wii U, which comes with a separate screen that you can play games on in case your TV is being used by someone else, would be an even bigger hit. It actually turned out to be the opposite where less than 5 years into the console’s life, Nintendo ended its production.
Nintendo’s upcoming Super Smash Bros. Ultimate will feature pretty much every Smash character that has been released to date. It will also include a bunch of new ones taken from Nintendo’s newer franchises such as Splatoon. However in case the 70+ playable characters simply isn’t enough, not to worry as Nintendo has it all planned.
Nintendo’s Super Smash Bros. franchise has been mostly a multiplayer affair, where players duke it out against each other to try and emerge the winner. However with the upcoming Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Nintendo seems to be trying a different tactic and will be introducing a “World of Light” adventure mode to the game.
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild was one of the best-selling and best-reviewed games of 2017 when it was first released. We imagine that Nintendo would love to maintain that momentum, although the question is when can we expect a new Zelda title? The good news is that it looks like Nintendo could already be working on it.
We’re sure that many are familiar with the live-action Super Mario Bros. movie that was launched way back in the day. It is familiar to many not because of how great it was, but how bad it was to the extent that it has become something of a meme these days. However Nintendo will be trying their hand at it again, except in animated form.
Actress Brie Larson is currently set to play as superhero Captain Marvel in the upcoming movie, also by the same name, come 2019. However it turns out that Larson has her eyes set on other heroes as well, namely Samus of Nintendo’s Metroid franchise. This was revealed when Larson dressed up as Samus for Halloween.
These days consoles are more than just machines for gaming. They also double as entertainment devices, where gamers can watch movies, videos, surf the web, chat with friends, and more. So far as far as the Nintendo Switch is concerned, the console has remained largely a device for gaming.
A few days ago, Nintendo held a Direct presentation in which they shared more details about the upcoming Super Smash Bros. Ultimate title. During the presentation, it was revealed that the game would be getting two more characters in the form of Street Fighter’s Ken and Incineroar from Pokemon.
Earlier in the week, it was speculated that there could be an Amiibo in the works for Diablo 3 on the Nintendo Switch. It looks like the datamine was accurate because Blizzard and NIntendo have since officially announced the Diablo 3 Amiibo in the form of a “loot goblin” which is expected to be exclusive to GameStop.
When the Nintendo Switch was officially revealed where the console was positioned as a console that could be used for home gaming and also gaming on the go, many were wondering what this meant for Nintendo’s 3DS handheld lineup. Would it eventually be discontinued in favor of the Switch?
While Miitomo was essentially the first Nintendo game released for mobile, it was Super Mario Run that felt like it was the first “proper” by Nintendo to be released on mobile. Safe to say that excitement surrounding the game was pretty high, but when it was released, there were a few who were disappointed by it.
Fortnite’s popularity has been pretty much established, aided by the fact that the game is pretty much playable on every conceivable platform out there, such as computers, phones, tablets, and consoles. In fact according to Nintendo, they claim that Fortnite has been downloaded and installed on nearly half of Nintendo Switch systems worldwide.
The problem with a lot of games is replayability, where unless you’re an online game that is constantly being updated and combined with the unpredictability of other players (which makes things fun and less static), chances are that most players will stop playing a game after a while because they’ve run out of things to do.
We know that many gamers might have been disappointed when they found out that Fallout 76 will not be coming to the Nintendo Switch. Bethesda claims that it “wasn’t doable”, and while it is disappointing, let’s not forget that Bethesda has released quite a few titles for Nintendo’s platform such as Fallout Shelter, Skyrim, DOOM, and Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus.