Category: Nintendo News

We’ve known it was going to happen since last month, but now Nintendo has officially confirmed the date for its Summer Direct event. Fans have been rampantly speculating about when in June the next presentation would drop, and now the Big N has firmly established that it will take place this week. In a recent post, Nintendo announced that there will be a 40-minute Direct presentation on June 18th at 7 AM PST/10AM EST that will focus on Switch games…

The North American My Nintendo store has launched an exclusive postcard set! This eight-card series features box art from classic games of the Game Boy, Game Boy Advance, and Nintendo 64 eras. The Legend of Zelda fans will be delighted to see that the set includes artwork from Ocarina of Time! Julia WilsonJulia is from England and a writer for Zelda Dungeon, having first discovered the  Zelda franchise with Breath of the Wild. When not gaming I enjoy spending time…

As we patiently wait for the official date announcement of this Summer’s Nintendo Direct, Nintendo of America officially revealed the 2024 schedule for the Play Nintendo Tour, which will run from June 13th until September 2nd, spanning across nine different US cities. The event, which is an off-shoot of their Play Nintendo website, will feature loads of activities for families to interact with. This includes the following events for guests: Photo-op opportunities with Princess Peach, Pikachu, Tom Nook, Isabelle, and…

While we patiently await to see what Universal Orlando’s Super Nintendo World at Epic Universe will be like, it appears Nintendo isn’t slowing down on their expansion into the Western market. In a recent news post from earlier today, the Big N announced that they will be opening yet another official store in the United States. Though details are sparse, Nintendo of America does confirm that 2025 will see the unveiling of their second US store which will be located…

Nintendo is likely opening bottles of champagne as the Switch ascends the charts — it is so close to being the company’s best-selling console of all time.  On May 7th, 2024, Nintendo released its Financial Results Explanatory Material, detailing the company’s monetary wins for the last fiscal year, which ended on March 31st. Numbers are consistently up, despite a drought in game releases. A few titles will likely keep the Switch alive and profitable in the coming months, especially in…

Nintendo’s habit of dropping big news out of nowhere seems to be as strong as ever. Following yesterday’s announcement of “Switch successor” news coming within this fiscal year, the company released a trailer this morning for a new retro-focused title coming soon to Switch. Nintendo World Championships: NES Edition brings the spirit of competition to a collection of classics from the NES era, including The Legend of Zelda, Super Mario Bros., Metroid, and more. Inspired by Nintendo’s in-person championship events…

Back in September 2023, during a Nintendo Direct, it was announced that construction of a brand-new Nintendo Museum in Kyoto, Japan would be completed by March 2024. Though delayed a month, construction is now complete, and the Nintendo Museum is set to welcome its first visitors Fall of 2o24. The information about the museum’s construction completion was mentioned in a during Nintendo’s latest financial report, along with Switch sales and details on the Donkey Kong expansion for Super Nintendo World….

Earlier this year, Nintendo Switch Online introduced a new way to unlock exclusive Icon Elements as part of its Missions and Rewards feature. Rather than simply asking NSO subscribers to redeem their My Nintendo Platinum Points within a certain time period to receive Icons, as they’ve done in the past, the new system tasks subscribers to also play specific games on the service within a time period in order to unlock new Icons. Following such Icon releases for Super Mario…

Nintendo President Shuntaro Furukawa took to X to let Switch fans know that a Nintendo Direct is slated for June 2024. The specific date has not been disclosed yet, but keep an eye on this space for details! Furukawa did reveal that the focus of the Direct will be the Switch software lineup for the second half of 2024, setting up the holiday season. Nintendo has a history of June Directs, so this isn’t out of the ordinary. However, the…

Early this morning, Nintendo President Shuntaro Furukawa announced some big news: we’ll officially be learning more about the successor to the Nintendo Switch within this fiscal year. “It will have been over nine years since we announced the existence of Nintendo Switch back in March 2015,” Furukawa said. Now, by the end of the Japanese fiscal year in March 2025, it seems we’ll know more about what the future holds in store for the next iteration of Nintendo hardware. Furukawa…