Category: Nintendo News

Diablo III: Eternal Collection is coming soon, and Nintendo has recently announced that it is receiving a Switch bundle available exclusively through GameStop. The bundle comes with a Diablo III-themed console, dock, and carrying case, and a download code for the game. The full bundle will cost $359.99 and will be available November 2nd. I think this is a good way to hype the game up, especially considering the Ganondorf armor set that is exclusive to this version of Diablo…

Back in May, greeting card and gift juggernaut Hallmark unveiled a series of Nintendo ornaments as part of its Keepsake brand. After releasing Mario Kart and Donkey Kong ornaments in July, the company finally has something special for Legend of Zelda fans. Earlier this month, Hallmark officially released a nifty Link ornament, fashioned after the legendary hero’s appearance in the very first Zelda game. Released on October 6th, this Link ornament seems perfect for a Zelda fan’s Christmas tree this…

Accessory manufacturer PDP has just released two new accessories for the Nintendo Switch: the Slim Travel Case and the Faceoff Deluxe Wired Pro Controller. Both of these items managed to catch a splash of Zelda paint too! We were fortunate enough to go hands on with both accessories and documented it all for your viewing pleasure. The Slim Travel Case prominently features the original 8-bit version of Link, but also subtly impressed into the background are items from the original…

The Nintendo Switch Online service has been updated recently, specifically adding four new titles to its roster of NES games. Among these titles is an easier version of The Legend of Zelda, headlined as “The Legend of Zelda, Living the Life of Luxury.” Players of this version will begin a new quest with 255 Rupees, 9 keys, 8 bombs, and a hoard of other items, including the White Sword and Blue Ring. It seems the goal of this release is to…

A fruitful partnership between Nintendo and the Bandai Company has produced some really cool stuff for Japanese Zelda fans. In addition to a recent promotion that brought Zelda merchandise to Japanese convenient stores, Bandai just launched a set of Breath of the Wild-themed candy and card packs in Japan. Each pack, priced at ¥120 yen (approximately $1.06 USD), includes two pieces of apple-flavored, heart-shaped candy and one random Breath of the Wild collectible card. There are 26 cards in total…

Have you been looking to pick up a new controller for your Switch, but have been holding out due to the high price of Nintendo’s own Pro Controller? Well you’re in luck, as accessory manufacturer Power A has just announced their own line of Officially Licensed Enhanced Wireless Controllers for Nintendo Switch. They are even releasing a special version themed around our favorite Hylian hero! Power A is looking to bring you the quality of something you’d expect from Nintendo’s…

Nintendo’s latest popular console, the Switch, is reportedly going to have a new model unveiled during the year of 2019. Recently reported by The Wall Street Journal, this move will be made in order to boost sales for the Switch, after slipping from the spectacular launch they had in 2017. According to this report, Nintendo is “still debating” which new features to include in the new model, aside from support of the existing current software. The dominant option being discussed…

The 2018 holiday season is quickly approaching, and if you have a loved one who adores Zelda and needs a new sweater, there is some good news for you. Merchoid is offering two Zelda-themed sweaters, “Wreath of the Wild” and “Tinsel and Triforces,” with each priced at $54.99. Shipping is free on these goods, and the sweaters are 100% knitted. There are also sweaters available from other games on the website, with a Pokemon-themed sweater launching alongside the Zelda pair. These…

News broke this week of Nintendo’s victory in a lawsuit against Osaka based go-kart company, Mari Mobility Development Co (or MariCar). The company, popular with tourists, provides a range of costumes for patrons to wear while they ride MariCar go-karts around the city. Some of the costumes were of unlicensed Mario characters, giving riders a true Mario Kart experience. But now, MariCar must cease from using “Nintendo-related” outfits and pay Nintendo 10 million yen (about $88,000 USD) in damages. This…

One thing we’ve wanted for the Switch is the Virtual Console service. Even though the Nintendo Switch Online service is sort of a replacement, some fans wanted the library of classic games we’ve become familiar with with recent Nintendo consoles. Well, it might be interesting to note that a cunning and clever data miner by the Twitter handle KevDoy has found some references to the Virtual Console service, along with some formats such as “SNES”, “Gameboy Color”, “Nintendo 64” and…