Category: Nintendo News

If you live in Canada, enjoy Slurpees, and like chances to win free stuff, consider heading over to a 7-Eleven! The convenience store has teamed up with Nintendo to hold a Switch Lite Giveaway featuring Link’s Awakening-themed Slurpee cups in Canada. The catch is you need to be a member of their “7Rewards” loyalty program to enter. To get chances to win the contest, buy some Slurpees and scan the barcodes on the cups. Some other prizes you can win…

A little over a year ago, Nintendo, in what kind of felt like out of nowhere, unveiled Labo. This was a set of arts and crafts-like cardboard projects that you can construct and have fun with alongside family and friends. While reactions to this new Nintendo product were mixed, it seemed like some people were having a good time building exciting new things. So it looks like with a recent Nintendo announcement, the unique creativity train is moving forward. In…

After what we believed was a very jam-packed 40 minutes full of Nintendo goodness, a special demonstration with Super Smash Bros. Ultimate director Masahiro Sakurai followed today’s Direct event. During the presentation, Sakurai revealed everything there is to know about the recently released fighter Banjo-Kazooie. On top of this, the director revealed that, at the same time as Banjo’s release, update version 5.0 for Ultimate would be released as well. Update version 5.0 will include the return of Home Run Contest and…

After months and months of speculation, Nintendo finally announced during today’s Direct event that SNES games will be coming to their Switch Online service. Twenty classic Super Nintendo titles, including A Link to the Past, will launch for the service on September 5th. And Nintendo promises that even more games will be added to the lineup in the future. With this update, fans will be able to enjoy SNES games on Nintendo Switch Online much like they can with the…

A new Legend of Zelda theme for Tetris 99 was showcased during today’s Nintendo Direct. The game’s free update, Tetris 99 2.0, will be available tomorrow and features a variety of new content. The handful of added themes will be unlocked in-game using tickets acquired from completing new Daily Missions. In addition to these themes, a mode called Tetris Invictus for Level 99 players to duke-it-out was also announced for the update, as well as additional player icons. New DLC…

During today’s Nintendo Direct, it was announced that Super Smash Bros. Ultimate‘s newest fighters, Banjo & Kazooie, will be available immediately after the direct ends. Additionally, after the conclusion of the Direct, the game’s director Masahiro Sakurai hosted a short demonstration segment introducing the duo’s gameplay and making a few exciting announcements. Will you play as the iconic Rare duo? Let us know in the comments! Source: Nintendo Direct

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate was one of the marquee games during today’s Nintendo Direct. In addition to the news that Banjo & Kazooie would be available for the game today and the reveal of Fatal Fury‘s Terry Bogard as the next DLC fighter, Nintendo dropped a bombshell by announcing that even more DLC fighters are currently in development. When Nintendo initially announced the plans for downloadable content for Smash Bros. Ultimate in the form of Challenger Packs, fans expected only…

In today’s Nintendo Direct, Terry Bogard from SNK’s Fatal Fury series was revealed as the fighter for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate‘s Challenger Pack Four, which will be available in November. Fatal Fury was a fighting game series developed for the Neo Geo home console; the first title in the series was released in 1991. In the days leading up to this Direct, there had been much speculation that a character from game developer SNK would be announced as the next…

In a typical Nintendo move, the Big N dropped an announcement out of nowhere announcing a Nintendo Direct scheduled for tomorrow afternoon. Stating the Direct will run roughly 40 minutes, it gives us just enough time to get excited without having to wait too long to see what Nintendo has cooking for us in the next couple months. While the announcement tweet says there will be information specific to Luigi’s Mansion 3 and Pokemon Sword and Shield, Directs have famously…

The Link’s Awakening remake for Switch is just right around the corner with less than a month before the game’s release. To help celebrate this special occasion, the folks over at Nintendo UK are throwing a special contest for those psyched about the title’s release. So if you love Zelda, love creating stuff for Zelda, love Link’s Awakening, and live in the UK, then does Nintendo have an opportunity for you. Nintendo UK has just announced that they will be…