Category: Nintendo News

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…

After years of rumors, speculation, and delays, we have finally received our first official look at Super Nintendo World as it will appear in the upcoming Universal Epic Universe theme park. Earlier this week, Universal Orlando released a video introducing its version of Super Nintendo World and offered fans a taste of things to come when Epic Universe opens in 2025. Super Nintendo World will be one of five “worlds” present at Universal Orlando’s Epic Universe theme park. As outlined…

Australian clothing company BlackMilk has announced on X their new BlackMilk x The Legend of Zelda Collection.  Back in 2021, BlackMilk released a collection of dresses, pants, sweaters, and shirts featuring designs from multiple Zelda games, including Majora’s Mask, Skyward Sword, and even Breath of the Wild. Some items were limited-run release, meaning once they were sold out, they did not make any more.  Other pieces from that collection have stayed around and are still available to purchase. According to the information provided…

Tears of the Kingdom has had plenty of merch reveals, including some from GameStop and Uniqlo — with more surely to come. Luckily for Japan, they are getting another exclusive haul of merchandise. It was announced on Nintendo’s TOKYO/OSAKA/KYOTO X account on April 25th, 2024: [新商品]果てなき冒険は続く。『#ゼルダの伝説 ティアーズ オブ ザ キングダム』のグッズに今日から新アイテムが加わりました。#NintendoTOKYO/OSAKA/KYOTO と #マイニンテンドーストア で販売中です。https://t.co/RFpLHNxQD8 pic.twitter.com/He9lU0nIqc — Nintendo TOKYO/OSAKA/KYOTO (@N_Officialstore) April 26, 2024 It is one of the most diverse arrays of product offerings since the game’s release, including a Zonai Wing patch, Geoglyph…

Tears of the Kingdom is an absolutely massive game, and it required a soundtrack as sprawling and epic as its map in order to do Hyrule justice. Like Breath of the Wild, Tears of the Kingdom utilized a variety of composers to construct its sprawling soundtrack. The game features the work of four composers: Manaka Kataoka, Maasa Miyoshi, Masato Ohashi, and Tsukasa Usui. As part of a post on Nintendo’s Japanese recruitment website (as translated by Nintendo Everything), Tears of the…