Category: Nintendo News

Nintendo has just released a trailer for the upcoming Version 2.0 update for Super Mario Maker 2, which will release on December 5th. This update includes a whole new batch of course parts, such as Pokeys, Frozen Coins, and P-Blocks. The most notable thing in this trailer though (found at the 2:26 mark) is a very iconic item from the Zelda series, the Master Sword. This power-up, only available in the Super Mario Bros. game style, allows our plumber hero…

Christmas is right around the corner, and amazing deals are popping up right and left! Nintendo has released their holiday gift guide and there are some amazing deals within for Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS. If you’re hoping to save a few rupees on a new favorite or get a gift for a friend, this handy guide is where it’s at. Breath of the Wild has been marked down from its regular $59.99 USD to $41.99 USD; Super Mario Party,…

It’s that time again for everyone to reflect on the top games of the year! Among a whirlwind year of new games, the Zelda series alone treated fans with two new titles to play through: Link’s Awakening and Cadence of Hyrule. So with awards season now in full swing, let us examine the recently-announced nominees for the 2019 Game Awards. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Nintendo’s flagship fighting game, has been nominated for Game of the Year, along with a handful…

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…