Category: Nintendo News

Nintendo’s fiscal earnings for the period ending on September 30th were recently released, revealing unit totals for the Switch Lite and Link’s Awakening during their first 11 days. The Switch Lite sold approximately 1.95 million units, helping Nintendo land a whopping 4.98 million total Switch sales this half of the fiscal year. For reference, these numbers are up 50% over the 3.19 million units sold in 2018’s first fiscal half. This last season has pushed the total lifetime sales of…

Most Zelda fans (myself included) love to collect amiibo based on the series. The more detailed figurines can look fantastic on your shelf as a display all of their own. Some amiibo are essential for collecting rare items, weapons, or clothing linked to a certain game. It can be very frustrating for a fan, though, when a specific amiibo they want becomes out of stock. Well, you could be in luck here, as Nintendo UK’s Official Online Store has relisted…

With the Nintendo Switch, gamers can enjoy their favorite games almost anywhere. Take the young adult we’re following in this new “Sights & Sounds” trailer for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, for instance, as he takes out his Switch to enjoy some Smash Bros. on the train. As he uses this opportunity to kill some time and get some licks in, the young man ironically starts a match on the Spirit Train stage — inspired by Spirit Tracks — while sitting on said…

Nintendo fans in Japan anticipating the opening of the country’s first Nintendo store will be glad to know that opening day is fast approaching. Less than a month remains until Japan’s first Nintendo store, Nintendo TOKYO, opens at Shibuya PARCO on November 22nd. For those itching to get in, a pre-opening will be held on November 21st for a lucky 250 guests. Applications are free, requiring nothing more than a Nintendo account. The deadline to apply is November 4th. Alongside…

Developed by the now-defunct Clover Studios, Ōkami told the tale of the sun goddess Amaterasu venturing throughout a world of Japanese folklore, combating darkness using a celestial paintbrush. This Zelda-like title was such an amazing and adventurous treat that a lot of people were sad that the game never got a full, proper sequel (not counting the 2011 Nintendo DS title Ōkamiden). That’s why a lot of fans are more than thrilled right now that there may be something to…

Here’s an interesting piece of news for all our Pokémon fans out there; the ‘Wild Area’ within the upcoming titles Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield will reportedly be the size of two Breath of the Wild regions! During a hands-on session with the games, Metro spoke to a representative of the Pokémon Company who estimated that the Wild Area was about the size of two separate regions from the massive Zelda game. The Wild Area is a newly featured location that…

Update: After announcing the grand prize winner, which you can see above, Nintendo UK also shared the two runners-up in their Link’s Awakening fan art competition. The first runner-up, Michael Doig, submitted a beautifully detailed piece of Link running from the shore with Koholint Island before him. The second runner-up, Oliver Harbour, submitted an equally wonderful piece of our hero riding a wave onto the mysterious island. Both runners-up will receive a copy of Link’s Awakening. You can see both submissions in…

The international waters of gaming have been getting some pretty sweet swag when it comes to the Link’s Awakening remake. The UK, for instance, got an amazing collector’s edition for the game, which includes a Game Boy Classic steelbook and an awesome 120-page artbook. So color us not surprised that the mainland of Nintendo, Japan, gets some nice goodies as well. My Nintendo in Japan is now offering some new Link’s Awakening prizes for those looking to spend some platinum…

The release of Link’s Awakening for the Switch is now less than a week away, and Nintendo has been uploading new videos to advertise the sought-after game. Nintendo UK’s latest upload, an English-language version of the story trailer we saw from Nintendo Japan a few weeks back, features locations and footage already seen in previous trailers. But the most interesting part of this video clip is that it holds an exciting, musical surprise! For the first time ever (officially), viewers…

Last week, we reported on an odd teaser video consisting of new peripheral devices for the Switch Joy-Cons. The video promised that more info would be delivered September 12th, and yesterday Nintendo followed through with a new video unveiling Ringfit Adventure! Ringfit Adventure is a fitness-fueled RPG. After inserting the Joy-Con’s in their designated area on the “Ring-Con” and “Leg-Strap” accessories, the game can begin! The Ring-Con reacts to force, such as pushing two sides of the ring together, or pulling…