Category: Nintendo News

In a big move for online content creators, Nintendo recently announced sweeping changes to their content guidelines for video / image sharing sites. Doing away with the Nintendo Creators Program and lifting various restrictions on how fans can use its copyrighted works, Nintendo has made it easier for creators on YouTube and other video sharing sites to monetize videos featuring Nintendo-owned content. With the content guideline changes already in effect, Nintendo plans to completely close the Nintendo Creators Program at…

The popular strategy guide company, PRIMA Games, have created a special Collector’s Edition guide for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. The guide covers all 67 base characters (sorry Pirhana Plant and Joker fans, you’ll have to figure it out on your own), detailing their move sets and basic strategies. The Collector’s Edition comes as a hardback, with the full character roster poster featured on the cover. It also includes a download code for the digital version of the guide, which can be…

Nintendo made good on their promise to make a splash at The Game Awards by revealing that Joker from Persona 5 will debut as a DLC fighter in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Joker will be the first of five new fighters to join the roster as part of a series of downloadable Challenger Packs, with each Challenger Park including a fighter, a stage, and a collection of music. Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime took the stage after the announcement…

The Game Awards 2018 will air tonight at 5:30 PM PST, as the industry comes together to honor the best and brightest games of the past year. But as much as we’re excited to see great games get recognized for their achievements, we’re equally looking forward to the huge announcements set for tonight’s event. Host Geoff Keighley has already revealed that more than ten new games will be unveiled at the show, and it seems our favorite company has something…

The official Twitter account for The Legend of Zelda recently unveiled new artwork featuring Zelda characters who are rostered in the new Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. The artwork showcases Breath of the Wild’s Link, sporting his blue Champions Tunic, alongside Toon Link and Child Link, each of whom are competing with Ganondorf, Sheik, and Princess Zelda in an attempt to reach the Triforce first. The artwork was released as part of a Nintendo-wide countdown to December 7th, when the game is released to the public and available to…

Zelda-like games have been something of a focus for us recently, and we’ve another to present. Hazelnut Bastille is graphically inspired by A Link to the Past and the gameplay follows suit. Its Kickstarter campaign is still going, with a little over 24 hours left to go. Those who donate $5 or more receive a second title, called Dawnthorn. Dawnthorn is being presented as the game before Hazelnut Bastille if it released on the NES. It should be noted that…

December 6th, 2018 marks the fifth edition of The Game Awards, and it looks as though this one set to be the most innovative show yet. The host of the awards show, Geoff Keighley, revealed in a Twitter promo video that plans were set to bring back the live orchestra as seen on previous shows, as well as expanding to other viewing platforms and even allowing viewers to watch the show in different languages. Another exciting feature of the show…

The Zelda community has been buzzing with rumors of a Skyward Sword remake for the last few days. Comments that Eiji Aonuma made at a recent concert regarding Skyward Sword had sparked the initial topic. Alas, Nintendo has some unfortunate news regarding this. A representative for the company has to Eurogamer that Nintendo currently has “no plans to release The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword on Nintendo Switch.” It’s slightly disappointing to hear this. I really enjoyed Skyward Sword and…

Everyone is here, and apparently everyone is pre-ordering. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is poised to be one of the biggest game releases in the Nintendo Switch’s lifetime. While the recent Let’s Go Pikachu & Eevee had an impressive opening weekend with more than 3 million unit sold, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is shaping up to potentially be bigger than the famous yellow rat. On Twitter, Nintendo reports that Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is the best pre-selling game for the Nintendo…

Nintendo has recently unveiled an incredible, life-size statue of Link himself in their official New York store, as recorded by youtuber KirbyGCN17. The statue stands out amongst various Zelda merchandise and apparel, and features Link in his iconic green tunic, as seen in Twilight Princess. Link stands with the Master Sword in hand and his Hylian Shield at the ready; both are seemingly perfect replicas of those seen in the game itself. The statue stands in contrast to the most recently released Zelda game, Breath…