Category: Nintendo News

Well, Byleth from Fire Emblem: Three Houses wasn’t exactly the fighter some of us were expecting, were they? Some fans are still up in arms about Byleth’s inclusion in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, however, that wasn’t the only news that dropped during Masahiro Sakurai’s presentation earlier today. Aside from the new fighter and the Fighters Pass Vol. 2 being unveiled, the fifth round of Mii Fighter costumes were shown off as well. The most notable costume out of the bunch…

During this morning’s Super Smash Bros. Ultimate presentation, series director Masahiro Sakurai announced that Byleth, the protagonist of Fire Emblem: Three Houses, will be joining the game as the fifth DLC fighter. Utilizing an arsenal of Hero’s Relics, Byleth — both their male and female incarnations are playable — is described as a “distance demon” with many powerful long-range attacks. And Byleth’s Final Smash, called “Progenitor God Ruptured Heaven, seems both flashy and hard hitting. Byleth will be included in…

With the last of the five DLC fighters revealed for Super Smash Bros: Ultimate during this morning’s Direct presentation, series director Masahiro Sakurai enthusiastically announced that six more Challenger Packs are on their way. Although none of the six new fighters have been shown so far, purchase of the second DLC pack, Fighters Pass Vol. 2, will include a bonus Mii Fighter costume inspired by the Ancient Armor from Breath of the Wild. The costume, much like other Zelda costumes…

Back in September, Super Smash Bros. series director Masahiro Sakurai announced that more DLC fighters — beyond the five that were initially planned — were officially in development for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Well, after this morning’s Smash Bros. presentation, we now know how many new fighters we can expect to join the fray in the near future. Sakurai announced today that six new Challenger Packs are in development and will be bundled together as part of Fighters Pass Vol…

Aside from the collection of games releasing for the Switch this year, one big item that Nintendo is hyping us up for is Super Nintendo World. Their upcoming theme park attraction is set to open this summer at Universal Studios Japan and is sure to attract a lot of gamers’ eyes. Their first promo for the attraction has offered a rather unique surprise, as the company chose to unveil Super Nintendo World with a music video. Featuring music by Swedish…

The re-release of Link’s Awakening allowed a new generation of players to experience the dreamy island of Koholint. A new Link amiibo was released alongside the game, letting players show off their new Chamber Dungeons and unlock Shadow Link for some added fun.And now, thanks to Play Nintendo, you can display your amiibo in style for everyone to see with this fun cutout stand! Released back in October, this cutout “amiibo holder” features a base with Link’s Awakening‘s logo and…

It feels like every couple of months we have more reports and rumors regarding a Nintendo Switch Pro. The speculation train has been running rampant since around Spring of last year and it hasn’t stopped. A new report making the rounds indicates that the anticipated next Switch model may be released by mid-2020. Taiwanese news outlet DigiTimes is reporting that the supposed Nintendo Switch Pro model will enter mass production at the end of Q1 2020. The report also states…

Holidays are just around the corner, and for The Legend of Zelda fans, that means one thing: gaming fest! If you’re lucky enough to have time off work, you can really get sucked into those games that have been crying out for your attention! Nintendo are also getting in on the act by producing this video that seeks to capture the sights and sounds of the festive session. Imagine that you have your own log cabin in the snowy woods….

Stretch out those hands because it’s time to get your holly jolly groove on! In honor of The Game Awards, the Nintendo eShop has discounted select titles for upwards of 50% off. Highlights include Cadence of Hyrule — nominated for Best Score & Music — which is down to $17.49 USD from its typical price of $24.99 USD. Do you already have Cadence, or simply not in a rhythm game mood? Perhaps The Elder Scrolls: Skyrim will scratch that adventuring itch for you….

We didn’t get the Breath of the Wild 2 trailer we were all hoping for, but that doesn’t mean Nintendo fans left The Game Awards 2019 completely empty handed. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate walked away with the Best Fighting Game award at this year’s ceremony, beating out titles like Dead or Alive 6 and Mortal Kombat 11. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate was also nominated for Best Family Game and Game of the Year, but lost out to Luigi’s Mansion 3…