Category: Nintendo News

Update: Nintendo has unveiled the official announcement of Diablo III Eternal Collection. This post has been updated to include the official announcement. Blizzard hasn’t had a game on a Nintendo console in many years, but that is looking to change. Diablo III will be coming to the Nintendo Switch sometime in 2018. The original postings have been removed, but according to screenshots snagged from the now-deleted Forbes post, it will be titled the Eternal Collection and will include all the…

We have all been waiting for this moment: game publisher Bandi Namco has announced that Dark Souls Remastered is coming to the Nintendo Switch on October 19 of this year. Game developer From Software has also announced the anticipated release date on Twitter: We have kept you waiting long enough, and now are pleased to announce that the Nintendo Switch version of DARK SOULS REMASTERED will be released on the 19th October, 2018. Finally we hope you can look forward to…

After Nintendo’s Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Direct last week, Smash fans have been going wild about all the reveals. New modes! All the music! King K. Rool! Yet, one major question echoed across the Internet at the presentation’s conclusion: What’s beneath the blur? Toward the end of the video, we were given a glimpse at the main menu, yet the name of what Nintendo has confirmed to be a mode yet to be revealed had been blurred out. Well, fans, wonder not, for…

While GameStop primarily sells video games, they do also sell various forms of gaming merchandise from different franchises. Recently, coin albums inspired by The Legend of Zelda and Super Mario have appeared as brand new merchandise at GameStop. The coin albums themselves contain spots for 10 coins each, with the coins themselves representing different items from Breath of the Wild and the original Super Mario Bros respectively. For a closer look at the Legend of Zelda coins and coin album, YouTuber Hassan Ahmed…

A legendary game inspired by Zelda is finally available on the North American eShop with the Switch release of Okami HD. Unfortunately, there is no physical version of the game outside of Japan (although the Japanese version does have English voice option in its menus). Originally released in 2006 for PlayStation 2, Okami is renowned for its cel-shaded art style, its Japanese water color art inspirations, and its intuitive celestial brush stroke mechanics. In Okami, the player takes the role…

Captain Toad Treasure Tracker had an interesting origin story, and in fact didn’t start as a Mario-esque title at all, but rather as a Zelda title. Polygon recently published an interview with the game’s director, Shinya Hiratake, and he revealed the title’s origins began not as a Super Mario 3D World inspiration, but rather as small dioramas with Link, since he was known for his dungeoneering abilities. Shinya Hirataka shared about the game’s inception: “But the original idea for Captain…

Nintendo of Europe has followed up today’s Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Direct with a capstone: alongside a regular release for the Switch on December 7th, the game will also have a Limited Edition available the same day. This package will include the game, a special Smash GameCube controller, and an adapter to plug GameCube controllers into the Switch. Sounds pretty awesome, don’t you think? Will you be picking one of these bad boys up? Let us know in the comments below!

Today’s Direct presented us anxiously-awaiting fans with plenty of exciting news on Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Among that flurry of information, we saw the presentation of several new game modes. These new modes include: Squad Strike: 5-on-5 or 3-on-3, in which players will choose their character lineup and battle it out, elimination-style, to determine a winner. Tourney Mode: Choose the number of players, up to 32, and the game will construct a bracket to determine an ultimate winner. Smashdown: After a…

At the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Direct, Masahiro Sakurai announced that five more characters will be joining the game’s already massive roster. Two will be new fighters, while the other three will serve as echo characters. The new characters are Castlevania‘s legendary vampire hunter Simon Belmont and Donkey Kong Country villain King K. Rool. The new echo fighters are Richter Belmont (based on Simon Belmont), Dark Samus (based on Samus), and Chrom (based on Roy and Lucina from Fire Emblem)….

You read that correctly — Majora’s Mask has sent its falling Moon to the world of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate! Appearing as an Assist Trophy, we will see the Moon fall into the players’ stage, causing absolute devastation. This is a surefire way to keep players on their toes during battle. The Moon making an appearance as an Assist Trophy is an interesting choice by the developers, and is a nice way to bring one of the darker moments of the Zelda franchise into Super Smash…