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  • Nintendo News Report: Splatoon 2's Sales Heat
    You get nothing for a bundle, not for this game.Hey everyone! Tonight at 10pm join Alex - fresh from trying to sneak into a Retro Studios BBQ - Donald, Zach and possibly more as we talk Poké-news, Splatoon 2 sold a squidload, and who knows what else. Also, Sanic. Don't forget to grab the audio version of the show on iTunes (also, throw us a review and Alex will address it live), Google Play or in your podcatcher of choice! Read more...
  • Pokemon Ultra Sun And Ultra Moon Feature Larger World, New Z-Moves
    Some news to kick off the World Championships.New news has emerged about Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon to coincide with the World Pokémon Championships. Two trailers were released this morning showing new looks for the trainers and Alola regions, as well as new Z-moves like "Clangorous Soulblaze" for Kommo-o which raises its stats and damages all enemies on the screen. Read more...
  • Editorial: Is This a Golden Era of Gaming? Absolutely
    Tom Whitehead immediately regrets the headline
  • Video: Digital Foundry Compares Monster Hunter XX on Switch and 3DS
    Not just a resolution bump
  • We're Recruiting For Our Splatoon 2 UK Championship Grand Final Team!
    We need to two players to join us for the grand final
  • New Trailer Reveals Fresh Details for Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon
    New avatar looks! Plot teasers! Z-Power Rings!
  • Pokemon Gold And Silver Receiving Code-in-box Release For Europe
    And no, that's not a typo on the rating. Blame the Game Corner.European Pokémon fans will be able to pick up some shiny boxes on 22 September. Nintendo of Europe will release special boxed versions of Pokémon Gold and Silver for 3DS Virtual Console on the 22nd. The boxes will contain download codes for the respective version's VC releases. No pricing details were given for the boxes, though they reveal the file size of the game as 130 blocks (just over 16MB). Read more...
  • Pokémon Gold and Silver Getting Boxed 3DS Releases In Europe
    With a download code inside!
  • The Sonic Mania Collector's Edition Statue Cuts Corners, But Can be Made Cooler
    Here's how to get the LED working
  • Get Ready To Splat As The Classic Squiffer Arrives In Splatoon 2 Soon
    Blazing fast charge speed
  • Nintendo Switch and Splatoon 2 Led US Retail Sales in July
    Zelda: Breath of the Wild is currently the year's second bestselling game
  • Dataminers Have Found 3DS Code in Mega Man Legacy Collection 2
    What’s this, Capcom?
  • Here’s a Look at One of the New ARMS Coming in the Next Update
    Better go walk that one off, Helix
  • New details announced for upcoming games Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon
    The Pokémon Company International and Nintendo have revealed more details for Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon, including a new story, Z-Power Ring information and new main character styles!
  • Episode 232: Breath of the Who
    We are back again with some Zelda talk and a return of the bonus segment.After some time battling planning and scheduling the Connectivity gang finally manage to get back on track with episode 232. Nicholas and Kelton do a two-man show, which is mostly about Kelton's thoughts on Zelda BotW after recently finishing it. However, the guys do chat a bit about what else they have been up to which includes a bit of Splatoon 2 discussion. Read more...
  • Episode 47 - Do the Chicken Wiggle
    The boys are joined by Jools Watsham to talk Chicken Wiggle!Subscribe to RSS Feed Direct Download Follow @TalkNintendoPod The boys were lucky enough to sit down with Jools Watsham of Atooi (and record the longest episode ever!) Clocking in at just over three hours, the guys kick it with what Jools’ has been playing. He’s been keeping... Read more...
  • Nintendo Sales Party: July 2017 US NPD Group Results
    That's wangernumb!Nintendo's big US software dropped paid off big in July, according to the NPD Group's latest sales survey. Although an exact figure was not provided, according to NPD "The Nintendo Switch was July's best-selling hardware platform, driven by new inventory released in support of the launch of Splatoon... Read more...
  • Feature: Trying Biohazard Beverages, a Rockman Stew and More at the Capcom Café
    One of the gaming treats in Shinjuku, Tokyo
  • Review: Strikers 1945 (Switch eShop)
    Classic arcade blasting fun for all
  • MixedBag Confirms forma.8 Switch Release Date, Two More Games on the Way
    The Italian studio steps into publishing
  • Chicken Wiggle (3DS) Review
    Unlimited wiggle.3DS owners who adore challenging 2D platformers, rejoice! Developer Atooi (who had a hand in crafting other, fantastic 3DS platformers) has brought forth a brand new adventure starring an unlikely duo, a chicken and a worm. By combining tight jumping mechanics with creative level design and a fully decked out level editor, Chicken Wiggle stands out in an eShop crowded with other games in its genre. Read more...
  • 'Battle Inspired' Rewards Added to My Nintendo in North America
    Includes a discount on The Wonderful 101
  • The Pokémon Company Confirms Its Streaming Schedule for The Pokémon World Championships
    For those that can't get to Anaheim this weekend
  • Layton's Mystery Journey: Katrielle and the Millionaires' Conspiracy Hits Europe on 6th October
    Nintendo to publish in EU, daily puzzles to be added
  • Competition: Get Back Into Pokémon GO With A Nifty Pokémon GO Plus!
    We've got FIVE up for grabs
  • It'll Be a Battle of Super Powers in the Next Splatoon 2 Splatfest
    Nope, not Marvel vs DC
  • Colourful Nintendo Switch Splatoon 2 Edition Bundle is Heading to North America Soon
    It's pretty fresh
  • Splatoon 2 Bundle Coming To North America; Next Splatfest Announced
    If you're not using those JoyCons, please forward them to Justin Berube.The freshest JoyCons imaginable are headed to North American Walmart stores. Nintendo has announced a Switch Splatoon 2 bundle will release in North America on September 8 as a Walmart exclusive. The bundle will have a US MSRP of $379.99 and include a download code, carrying case and pink/green... Read more...
  • MixedBag Bringing Three Games To Switch In 2017: First Release Next Week
    MixedBag will lean heavy on the adventure.Italian developers MixedBag have announced three games for the Switch intended to release this year, with the first one coming next week. The MixedBag slate will start with forma.8, which released on New 3DS and Wii U back in February. The atmospheric platformer will release on the Switch next week for $9.99 / €9.99 / £8.99. Read more...
  • Nintendo Download: 17th August (Europe)
    Sonic Mania! Chicken Wiggle! SmileBASIC! Much more!
  • Nintendo Downloads - August 17, 2017
    Starring chili dogs and wiggling chickens.The two big games of the week are across two systems as Sonic Mania has already been dropped, while the 3DS gets the first post-Renegade Kid product of Jools Watsham with Chicken Wiggle. The former is created by modders, while the latter comes with its own modding tools. Which one's the more fun platformer? We'll leave that up to you. Jared reviewed Sonic Mania for us, while Matt West's review of Chicken Wiggle should be up shortly. Read more...
  • Snake Pass (Switch) Review Update
    Update adds Time Trail, Online Leaderboards and a new icon. You can read the full review for Snake Pass here. As promised by Sumo Digital, a substantial update is available for Snake Pass on Switch, adding some features and fixing some issues. Most notable are the addition of Time Trial mode and Online Leaderboards. Each level now has an option to... Read more...
  • Nintendo Switch Splatoon 2 Edition Bundle heads exclusively to Walmart Stores
    Walmart will be the exclusive retail partner for a new Nintendo Switch bundle that includes a download code for the Splatoon 2 game, a fresh carrying case and colorful new Joy-Con controllers in Neon Pink and Neon Green.
  • Monster Hunter Stories (3DS) Demo Impressions
    When keeping it simple works right.Monster Hunter Stories had one objective when it came out in Japan; hook the youth. It sets out to do this by fusing the exploration and crafting of the main Monster Hunter titles with a turn-based combat system and cel-shaded graphics. Based on early returns from the demo, Stories will be a great... Read more...
  • Use Your Words (Switch) Review
    Gather your unfunny friends and have some fun. When you have a bunch of people over, sometimes it's hard to find a game easily accessible to enjoy with everyone. I have never enjoyed frantically searching and replacing batteries for my Wii Remotes, just to find out that some people can't even understand how to play the game. Fortunately, Use... Read more...
  • Final Fantasy V (Book) Review
    Chris Kohler’s personal story and attachment to the neglected Final Fantasy V is a great way to get inspired to (re)play the Super Famicom classic.I had a realization after listening to the recent episode of Retronauts covering Final Fantasy V. I don’t really remember anything other than broad strokes about the game. As near as I can figure, the last time I played it might have been last millennium. All I have to go on is that the initial... Read more...
  • Classic Sonic the Hedgehog action returns in the all-new Sonic Mania
    Sonic is speeding onto the Nintendo Switch system with a brand new adventure! The Blue Blur and his friends have collected countless rings and broken many speed barriers throughout their epic escapades. Now, the new Sonic Mania game brings fans back to the 2D world of platforming with nostalgic pixel-style art and core classic gameplay.
  • Sonic Mania (Switch)
    Sonic the Hedgehog makes a spectacular return to his 2D roots.The last 16-bit mainline Sonic game was 1994’s Sonic & Knuckles. Through the power of Lock-On-Technology, players could combine that game with Sonic the Hedgehog 3 and create one the greatest platformers of all time, Sonic 3 & Knuckles. While Sega has released an assortment of 2D Sonic games... Read more...
  • Phantom Trigger (Switch eShop) Review
    Hack and slash your way through a set of similar neon colored enemies.I love some solid hack and slash fun on the go. While the gameplay can be intense, I don't need to put much thought into it. This is where Phantom Trigger, made by Bread Team, comes in. Phantom Trigger’s strengh is in its melding of beautiful pixel art with sharp gameplay. However, it does leave a few things left to be desired. Read more...
  • Free demos for Rayman Legends: Definitive Edition and more great games
    The definitive edition of the critically acclaimed Rayman Legends will make its way to the Nintendo Switch system this September 12th. Luckily, you can try it out right now, with a free demo!
  • Nintendo News Report: Video Armageddon 2017
    The finals trip is to New York, not California.Hey everyone! This week's Nintendo News Report was delayed a bit due to illness and Alex was in training, but Donald, Jusitn and Zach talked the 2017 World Championships (and a Smash tease?), Metroid amiibo controversy and more. Don't forget to grab the audio version of the show on iTunes (also, throw us a review and Alex will address it live), Google Play or in your podcatcher of choice! Read more...
  • Episode 46 - Manhole-e-san
    The boys talk Pikmin, Slime-san, and Nintendo World Championship. Then break down the e-Reader in the return of Compatible.Subscribe to RSS Feed Direct Download Follow @TalkNintendoPod Hey! We kick off the show with some Pikmin talk. Perry took a deep dive a few episodes back, but we lost that so the boys kick the tires on the discussion again. The early game isn’t grabbing Casey, but Perry insists... Read more...
  • Secrets of Lycanroc Dusk Form Revealed
    We recently got our first look at the newly discovered Dusk Form Lycanroc. Now more details have been revealed, including how you can add this cool Pokémon to your Pokémon Ultra Sun or Pokémon Ultra Moon game.
  • Curve Digital Announces A Knight's Quest For 2018 Release
    Magical vases are not to be messed with.Curve Digital's newest publishing project will land on the Switch next year. The prolific independent publishers have picked up a new title called A Knight's Quest, and will release the game on multiple platforms including the Switch next year. Developed by a two person team from Toronto, Ontario, Canada, it is a 3D adventure game that involves traversing a large world to tame spirits freed after an incident with a magical vase. Read more...
  • Etrian Odyssey V Maps Out October Release For North America
    The misadventures of Fight and Heal will arrive mid-month.Be sure to have a mapping stylus ready for October 17. Atlus has announced that date for the release of Etrian Odyssey V: Beyond the Myth for the Americas. The European release date is to be announced at a later date. As with prior Etrian Odyssey titles, launch copies of V will include an artbook and soundtrack sampler CD. Read more...
  • Nintendo Downloads - August 10, 2017
    One of the big ones is already out the door.Another week, another round of big indie Switch titles from North America for your perusal. We've already had one come out this week with Severed, but the rest of the brigade looks strong as well with puzzle/strategy hybrid Ironcast, Phantom Trigger, and Rocket Fist out and most have reviews with us. (Severed, Ironcast, Rocket Fist). Nintendo Direct veteran Flip Wars - previously known as Project Mekuru - is also finally out for North America. Read more...
  • Two Jackbox Party Packs Crash Onto Switch Next Week, 4th In The Fall
    "One's made of skin, one's made of wood, so... WHO'S THE DUMMY?"Following the success of Jackbox Party Pack 3 on Switch, the first two packs of irreverent party games will join it next week. Jackbox Games have announced the release date for Jackbox Party Pack and its sequel will be next Thursday, August 17. The fourth pack will also launch this fall. The... Read more...
  • Get ready to flip over multiplayer action with Flip Wars - now available!
    The Flip Wars game is a tense multiplayer action game that will have you stomping to flip over panels and unwitting opponents-and it launches today for the Nintendo Switch console! To win, flip the most panels to your color in local battles, online*, or single-player.
  • Starter Support events and new update for Fire Emblem Heroes
    Beginner and veteran summoners alike will have a chance to strengthen their armies in the Fire Emblem Heroes game. During this Starter Support event, you can summon 5-star versions of 4 popular Heroes, and enjoy special log-in bonuses.
  • Thimbleweed Park Points To September Switch Release
    Hamster and microwave sold separately.The Switch will be getting the latest adventure from a couple of longtime veterans of the genre. Thimbleweed Park, a murder mystery adventure game, is slated to launch in September for the Switch. LucasArts veterans Ron Gilbert and Gary Winnick (Maniac Mansion, Monkey Island) both developed the title, which released on PC and Xbox One in March and is slated for a PlayStation 4 release on August 22. Read more...
  • Apollo Justice Coming To 3DS eShop In November
    Let's celebrate the news with hamburgers.The Apollo-shaped hole in the 3DS's legal lineup is about to be filled. Capcom has announced that the fourth game in the series, Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney, will be released worldwide on 3DS in November. With this, the entire Ace Attorney series is now playable natively on 3DS. The US release... Read more...
  • ARMS Update Emphasizes Training, Lays Groundwork For New Character
    And more than just the usual adjustments for a smoother gameplay experience.The newest update for ARMS has made some adjustments and also appears to be setting the stage for a new character. A complete list of adjustments can be found on Nintendo's support site. Among the update changes are a new emphasis on training mode, changes to handling of three way and four way matches, and adjustments to a few characters and several ARMS. Read more...
  • Splatoon 2 Play Modes Breakdown
    We've broken down the rules of each mode to create a simple guide.The crazy success of the original Splatoon on Wii U came as a surprise to most people, and now the highly awaited sequel is sitting pretty on Nintendo's new and shiny console. Many Switch owners have already been busy inkin' turf, owning zones and making it rain for hours upon hours. But there's... Read more...
  • Retro City Rampage DX (Switch) Review
    Charming absurdity blended with fun, varied gameplay makes me mad it took me this long to play Retro City Rampage.Parody is hard. Too often, bad jokes are followed by a pause for laughter that doesn’t come. Retro City Rampage DX on Switch doesn’t care. What looks like a Grand Theft Auto rip-off quickly devolves into subtle commentary on everything “bad” deified by the modern man’s nostalgia. Sure, the... Read more...
  • Nintendo Bringing Back The World Championships In October
    If you're in one of the cities, bone up on your Mario Kart 7.Following a year's hiatus, the Nintendo World Championships are back. Qualifying events will be held in 8 cities across the United States starting with New York and San Francisco on August 19 and 20. Qualifiers will be held in two age groups (up to 12, 13 and up) using Mario Kart 7 time trials.... Read more...
  • Samus Returns Themed New 3DS Announced
    Plus news on difficulty modes for the game.Samus is going to return in style this fall. Nintendo has announced a Samus Returns-themed New 3DSXL for release with the game on September 15 at "select retailers". The system will have a red back for the top screen with a Samus design and a yellow back for the bottom screen with the classic Screw Attack logo on it. Read more...
  • Metroid: Samus Returns (3DS) Hands-on Preview
    MercurySteam and Nintendo bring you Metroid II in its ultimate form. No joke.When I was a young lad, the Game Boy was my way to play video games. I would play any game I could find and experience them with absolute glee. One game I certainly had some issues with was Metroid II: Return of Samus. While it was neat to play an exploration game with this set-up, the reality was... Read more...
  • Ironcast (Switch) Review
    Ironcast is a steampunk turn-based strategy game with match-three puzzle elements and somehow that all works out nicely.Ironcast is an intriguing hybrid-genre game, blending match-three puzzle games with turn-based strategy together in a light rogue-like setup. At face value, it can be seen as short. Once you figure it all out, a successful run can be done in two or three hours. However, being a rogue-like in nature,... Read more...
  • Severed (Switch) Review
    After slicing up Wii U and 3DS, DrinkBox Studio's Severed hits the handheld-only side of Switch.Less than a year after hitting Wii U and 3DS, Severed hits another Nintendo platform, this time the Switch. I reviewed the Wii U version and still agree with everything I said back then (check it out if you’re curious). Severed is a stylish game that carries with it a dark tenor as you control Sasha, a one-armed woman looking for her family. The story that follows is heavy on symbolism and mystery. Read more...
  • Severed Coming To Switch Today
    Now there's no restrictions on the hacking and slashing.We have a new member of the Three System Club: Severed. The first person RPG will launch on the North American and European eShops today for $14.99 / €14.99 / £13.49. Previously available on the 3DS and Wii U, Severed sees the main character Sasha hacking and slashing through dungeons in an attempt to save her family. Read more...
  • Rocket Fist (Switch) Review
    Pull no punches with this great multiplayer experience. Looking to keep up with the ever-growing catalog of multiplayer games for the Switch, Rocket Fist from Bitten Toast Games has all the right elements to be the life of the party. Carefully designed simplicity is the best way I can describe the experience, allowing gamers of all experience levels... Read more...
  • Interview with Matti Larsson of Zordix on Extreme Sports Games for Switch
    If you're a fan of classic extreme sports racing titles like Wave Race and Excitebike the folks at Zordix are looking to make you very happy on the Switch! Just last week it was announced that Zordix would be bringing both the aquatic racer, Aqua Moto Racing Utopia, and the snowmobile racer, Snow Moto Racing Freedom, to the Nintendo Switch. Zordix has been around for a little while and seems to be looking to corner the extreme racing market.... Read more...
  • Namco Museum (Switch) Review
    This retro collection is polished with a mixture of classic Namco arcade games and some major clunkers.Bandai Namco has been making games for nearly 40 years now, releasing many compilation titles along the way for various consoles. Namco Museum for the Nintendo Switch continues the trend, offering an array of classic arcade titles -- some that video game enthusiasts will instantly recognize, and others... Read more...
  • NBA 2K18 Adds Amiibo Support?
    Falco has a massive wingspan, but Fox has the higher upside potential.NBA 2K18 may have a unique Nintendo feature: Amiibo support. The game's Japanese My Nintendo page listed Amiibo support for the game, though the listing has since been removed. It isn't confirmed that the feature will be added, nor what the nature of the support would be. 2K and Nintendo have not commented on the possibility of Amiibo support. Read more...
  • First New Form Announced For Pokemon Ultra Sun And Ultra Moon
    How will it strike a balance between its two existing forms?Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon have their first new form announced. The Pokénchi show in Japan first announced the new Lycanroc Dusk Form on Sunday morning, along with its appearance in the anime. There are differences between the version exclusive forms in the original Sun and Moon, and according... Read more...
  • Dragon Quest Announcements: 3DS Finishes Collection, Switch To Build
    A Japanese livestream drops several Nintendo-relevant bombs.A Japanese livestream this past weekend featured four announcements of Dragon Quest games coming to Nintendo systems. The more immediate releases are Dragon Quest I, II and III receiving releases on 3DS in Japan this month. The first two will release on August 10 in Japan for 600 yen (I) and 850... Read more...
  • Splatoon 2: Ketchup v Mayo Splatfest Results
    Speaking personally, these toppings need less salt.The first post-launch Splatoon 2 Splatfest recorded identical results, even if the path was slightly different. All three of the regions (North America/Australia, Europe and Japan) recorded 2-1 scores for Mayonaise. Ketchup won the popularity poll in North America and Europe, while claiming the team battles in Japan. Scores were as follows: Read more...
  • Puzzle Adventure Blockle Review
    While some of its design choices may be divisive, Puzzle Adventure Blockle is an attractive and well-executed single-player puzzle experience. To this point, the Switch has had a number of puzzle games, but there hasn’t been a well-executed traditional single-player puzzle experience on the platform. Puzzle Adventure Blockle is a quality attempt to deliver one, mixing a colorful and cute anime style with 8 worlds of puzzle action.... Read more...
  • Interview with Daniel Leaver of Dreadbit on Ironcast
    We get some time with the founder of Dreadbit Games to discuss their upcoming release of the gem-matching, turn-based strategy roguelike Ironcast, coming Thursday! Ironcast is coming and bringing its unique version of both history (it is set in a steampunk Victorian era complete with giant mechs called Ironcast) and gameplay (gem matching with resource management with strategy? Of course!) to the Nintendo Switch. While it has been out elsewhere to this... Read more...
  • Ironcast Preview
    Ironcast is coming! Get the lowdown on how this whole gem matching meets turn-based strategy meets roguelike thing works! For people who love a challenge, the Nintendo Switch has already delivered quite a lot in its growing library to satisfy. With the release of Ironcast there’ll be yet another added to the pile, but it likely plays differently than anything you’ve tried before. Combining a gem-matching core with... Read more...
  • Cursed Castilla EX (3DS) Review Mini
    A throwback to the good ol' days, but does it deliver? 

A curse has swept the land. You are Don Ramiro, a sword-wielding knight hired by the King Alfonso VI to rid the land of the aforementioned curse, and seemingly the last hope of survival. The journey before you includes horrifying monsters, demons and skeletons along many dangerous landscapes... Read more...
  • Episode 534: Demonstrably False
    We habitually say things that aren't true; sometimes we know it.While planning this week's episode, we quickly determined that nobody had much New Business going on and the segment was doomed to be boring. A change was in order! While another mailbag-only episode may have been a perfectly acceptable solution, a revisiting of the 20 Questions format gives the show an extra dimension. Read more...
  • Redeem your My Nintendo points for new Star Fox themed rewards and more!
    While we're enjoying 25 years of Kirby, there's another famous Nintendo series having an anniversary right now: The Star Fox 64 game was released a little over 20 years ago! With the long-awaited release of Star Fox 2 coming on the Super Nintendo Entertainment System: Super NES Classic Edition system on September 29
  • Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia (3DS) DLC Packs Review
    Daan takes a deep dive into everything Nintendo's latest Season Pass has on offer.Just like with the previous games on Nintendo 3DS, Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia offers paid downloadable content. While it is much less than the usual slew, the focus is put on items that make a successful adventure possible. These options can be purchased on their own, in packs or through... Read more...
  • Episode 45 - Picking Up the Scraps
    The boys talk Splatoon, WarioWare and whatever else they lost last week. Plus a jam packed eShop Round Up!Subscribe to RSS Feed Direct Download Follow @TalkNintendoPod Episode 45 is here, and the boys start the show by talking about the games they've been playing this week. Casey has briefly played his long-anticipated Nindie "Overcooked", and seems to be enjoying it so far. Perry has... Read more...
  • Slime-san (Switch) Review
    There’s more than meets the eye in this intensely challenging, but satisfying platformer. At a quick glance, Slime-san looks to be a cute retro-styled platformer. But taking a deeper dive reveals that this quirky game packs a serious punch. Offering excellent platforming, puzzle solving, and a bizarre world to explore, it has an immense amount of content that will keep even the most seasoned... Read more...
  • New Graphical Options Added To Cave Story+
    Same aspect ratio, but the classic look is back.One of the most requested features for Cave Story+ is now live. The first major update for the June release adds new graphic options while maintaining the widescreen aspect ratio. The key options include the ability to toggle water effects and character animations, to either have the modern style or a look similar to the PC and WiiWare versions. Read more...
  • RIME Dated For November
    A beautiful adventure leads into the darkest season.The haunting adventure RIME will arrive later in the fall. Grey Box has locked in RIME's release for November 14 in North America, and 17 November for Europe. The same price structure as previously announced ($29.99 / €34.99 / £29.99 digital, $39.99 / €44.99 / £39.99 physical with a bundled soundtrack) was also reconfirmed. Read more...
  • Keep your summer adventures going with the Nintendo 3DS family of systems
    Even though summer break is over in a matter of weeks, it doesn't mean your summer adventures have to end. With the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, incredible adventures through amazing worlds are always at your fingertips. On Aug. 25, a sleek white-and-red Nintendo 2DS system with the New Super Mario Bros. 2 game pre-installed is hitting store shelves at a suggested retail price of only $79.99.
  • Get ready for the next Splatoon 2 Splatfest on 8/4
    The next Splatfest is coming soon, and the theme is a clash of condiments: Mayonnaise vs. Ketchup. The Splatfest event times are: 8/4 (Fri) 9:00 p.m. PT - 8/5 (Sat) 9:00 p.m. PT
  • The New Nintendo 2DS XL system now available; plus, Miitopia and Hey! PIKMIN are here
    We've got good news for gamers of all ages! The New Nintendo 2DS XL system is now available. It gives you the power of the New Nintendo 3DS XL system in a streamlined, affordable package. It also plays a huge library of games in 2D, including two brand-new releases: the Miitopia and Hey! PIKMIN games, both of which are now available too!
  • Overcooked Special Edition: Chaotic cooking action comes to the Nintendo Switch
    The Onion Kingdom is in peril and only the finest cooking can save it! Overcooked Special Edition is an epic culinary journey for both solo and couch co-op chefs. Your teamwork skills will be tested as you and your team prepare delicious dishes, coordinate your actions, and avoid diabolical kitchen hazards.
  • New Try Your Luck! Global Mission for Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon
    There's always a chance to win big by playing the lottery in Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon's Festival Plaza and tourist bureaus, and thanks to this Global Mission at the Pokémon Global Link (PGL), you can now score even bigger rewards.
  • Ink-splatting action is back and fresher than ever in Splatoon 2
    The squid kids called Inklings are back to splat more ink and claim more turf in the Splatoon 2 game, a colorful and chaotic 4-on-4 action shooter which launches today. For the first time, take Turf War battles on-the-go with the Nintendo Switch system, and use any of the system's portable play styles for intense
  • Miitopia and Hey! PIKMIN: free demos & digital deals
    The Miitopia and Hey! PIKMIN games officially launch on July 28, which means you've got just enough time to try 'em before you pre-buy 'em. Starting today, you can get a sneak peek at both games with a free demo of Hey! PIKMIN and a special Casting Call demo of Miitopia.
  • Max Brass joins the ARMS roster today
    There's a new reason to step into the arena in the ARMS game for the Nintendo Switch console. A new fighter known as Max Brass has just joined the roster of playable characters in a free game update!
  • Classic Castlevania games are resurrected on Nintendo's Virtual Console service
    It's a story that's familiar to Castlevania fans: Every 100 years, a powerful evil rises from the dead... and only the Belmont family of vampire hunters can stand in its way.
  • Splatoon 2 details revealed in the freshest Nintendo Direct yet
    With the Splatoon 2 game launching exclusively for the Nintendo Switch console in just a couple of weeks, Nintendo partnered with the renowned Squid Research Lab to provide a refresher on some of the new and returning features coming to the squid sequel.
  • Get ready for a big update to Fire Emblem Heroes
    A new update to the Fire Emblem Heroes game is here! Update version 1.5.0 features two new modes added to Story Maps.
  • My Nintendo July rewards are here
    Summer break is FINALLY here, so let's get this vacation started. We've got Swapdoodle DLC and amazing discounts (up to 40% off!) on some fun games to play on the road or on the big screen together with friends and family.
  • Hasbro and Nintendo introduce MONOPOLY GAMER, a new way to play MONOPOLY
    The MONOPOLY brand from Hasbro and Nintendo today announced the launch of the MONOPOLY GAMER Edition game that introduces beloved Nintendo characters and new twists to the MONOPOLY game.
  • Now you're playing with super power! Nintendo announces Super NES Classic Edition
    The Super Nintendo Entertainment System, Nintendo's follow-up console to the legendary Nintendo Entertainment System, launched in 1991 and introduced what many consider some of the greatest video games of all time - classics such as Super Mario World, The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, Super Mario Kart, Super Metroid and F-ZERO.
  • Become chief and defend the last oasis in Ever Oasis
    In the Ever Oasis game for the Nintendo 3DS family systems, you are responsible for the last safe haven in a dangerous desert world. Along with the water spirit Esna, you must help your oasis flourish by recruiting new residents, finding resources, and building shops called Bloom Booths.
  • Great games incoming for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems
    With the E3 video game conference in the rear-view mirror, Nintendo is now looking ahead to all the great games coming to Nintendo 3DS this year.
  • LeSportsac and Super Mario power up for a new travel collection
    LeSportsac and Nintendo have teamed up to celebrate one of the most recognizable video game icons, Mario, with a special collection of totes, backpacks and accessories - launching in time for the holiday travel season.
  • Smile! Celebrate National Selfie Day with Link
    Show off your best camera-ready looks on National Selfie Day, June 21. After all, even the heroic Link takes time for selfies once in a while in the Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild game. It's true! Simply use the Sheikah Slate's camera function, change to Self-Portrait mode, and move the left stick to pick a pose.
  • Revolutionary new fighting game ARMS now available for Nintendo Switch
    To cap off a month of all things ARMS - highlighted by two popular Global Testpunch events and a livestreamed tournament this week at the E3 video game conference - Nintendo's unique new fighting game is now available in stores and in Nintendo eShop on the Nintendo Switch console.
  • Nintendo Recap: Tournament champs crowned on day two of E3
    Nintendo crowned champions in two separate tournaments today during the E3 video game trade show in Los Angeles. In the 2017 Pokkén Tournament DX Invitational, four teams battled it out in a crew battle, with the winning team of YouTube star MatPat and pro-gaming player Allister Singh each taking home a framed Pokkén Tournament DX art piece signed by Tsunekazu Ishihara, president and CEO of The Pokémon Company, and developers from BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc.
  • Play the free demo for Ever Oasis today
    In the Ever Oasis game, you?re the chief of the last oasis-and you?ve got to help it grow while defending it from Chaos monsters. It arrives on the Nintendo 3DS family of systems on June 23.
  • Nintendo Recap: First day at E3 adds Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser's Minions game announcement, new Inkling Champs
    Nintendo's activities at today's E3 video game trade show in Los Angeles included the announcement of a remake of a classic Mario & Luigi game and the crowning of the winning team in the 2017 Splatoon 2 World Inkling Invitational.
  • The Nintendo Switch journey comes to E3 to reveal new worlds for Mario's Odyssey
    Nintendo outlined major upcoming waypoints on the continuing journey that started with the launch of the Nintendo Switch system in March. This summer, Nintendo renews its commitment to fun multiplayer gaming anytime, anywhere, with anyone, with games like Splatoon 2, ARMS and Pokkén Tournament DX, the first Pokémon title for Nintendo Switch.
  • Celebrate E3 2017 with up to 50% off select digital games
    Celebrate E3 2017 with savings on select digital titles in fan-favorite franchises - including Super Mario, The Legend of Zelda, Metroid, and more.
  • Universal Studios Japan introduces Super Nintendo World
    At 10:10 a.m. on June 8, 2017, Universal Studios Japan held a groundbreaking ceremony for Super Nintendo World.
  • New Tempest Trials event in Fire Emblem Heroes starts today
    Get ready for a new event: Tempest Trials! This special event introduces a series of maps you must fight your way through from beginning to end. Gather your strongest allies and challenge your way to the final map!
  • New Pokémon games announced via Pokémon Direct
    During today's Pokémon Direct presentation, Tsunekazu Ishihara, president and CEO of The Pokémon Company, and Junichi Masuda, Director of GAME FREAK, announced upcoming Pokémon titles for Nintendo consoles.
  • Nintendo adds Pokkén Tournament DX to the E3 lineup
    Pokkén Tournament DX joins the ARMS and Splatoon 2 games with its own invitational tournament at E3 2017. This third Nintendo Switch game will complete the triad of social, competitive games in action at Nintendo's booth next week at the E3 video game trade show in Los Angeles.
  • June My Nintendo rewards: Big hits and great deals!
    Celebrate summer with a season of great games! My Nintendo helps kick things off with a batch of new rewards, like official Prima eGuides and discounts on some iconic Nintendo franchises:
  • Frito-Lay's Variety Pack gives away one Nintendo Switch System and game every hour for 6 weeks
    The next time you pick up a Frito-Lay Variety Pack, one of the flagship brands from PepsiCo's Frito-Lay division, you also might pick up a Nintendo Switch gaming system. Between now and July 8, Frito-Lay is giving away one Nintendo Switch system and a game every single hour! Specially marked Frito-Lay Variety Packs contain information about how U.S. residents can enter for a chance to win.
  • Learn new details about the upcoming paid service, Nintendo Switch Online
    In 2018, Nintendo will launch a paid service called Nintendo Switch Online, which allows Nintendo Switch owners to enjoy online multiplayer gaming as well as a dedicated mobile app that connects to the Nintendo Switch console.
  • Fight! Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers has arrived
    One of the most iconic fighting games of all time has returned! Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers features all of the classic characters, new single player and multiplayer modes, and two new fighters: Evil Ryu and Violent Ken. Here are some of the all-new enhancements.
  • Pokémon enters the Hall of Fame
    Did you know that The World Video Game Hall of Fame has selected the original Pokémon games for induction? Pokémon has just received a huge honor as the original Pokémon Red and Pokémon Green games have been selected to enter the World Video Game Hall of Fame as one of the 2017 inductees.
  • Hey! New Pikmin rewards now available
    The Hey! Pikmin game is coming to the Nintendo 3DS family of systems on 7/28. To help prepare for this fun new game, My Nintendo is offering these rewards that celebrate all things Pikmin:
  • Happy Bros. Day from Mario & Luigi
    Show your bro some love this Brother's Day by letting him win for once! You can take sibling rivalry to a new level with these awesome games starring Mario and Luigi, the most famous brothers in video-game history.
  • Dive into the World of Nintendo on the 2017 Summer of Play Tour
    With universally loved franchises like Super Mario, Mario Kart and The Legend of Zelda, Nintendo has been a staple in many families' lives for decades. Now with games like Splatoon 2 and ARMS, fun new memories can be created this summer. As part of its 2017 Summer of Play tour, Nintendo is taking its Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS family of systems across the country so families everywhere can experience the latest installments in these beloved franchises firsthand.
  • Play Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia today
    Guide two different armies on parallel quests in the new Fire Emblem game for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems. You'll lead two heroes, Alm and Celica, and their allies through epic, grid-based battles as they try to restore peace to the continent of Valentia. You'll also get to explore 3D dungeons in a series first.
  • Mario Kart 8 Deluxe rewards are racing your way!
    Get ready to burn rubber across 48 tracks from the Mushroom Kingdom, Hyrule, and more in the fullest, fastest Mario Kart game ever! To help celebrate the launch of the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe game for Nintendo Switch, My Nintendo is offering three new rewards
  • Make way for Alolan Pokémon in Pokémon Shuffle
    The Alola region shines on Pokémon Shuffle and Pokémon Shuffle Mobile with new stages and more Pokémon. Keep puzzling in Pokémon Shuffle for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems and Pokémon Shuffle Mobile with new stages featuring Pokémon from the Alola region.
  • BYE-BYE BOXBOY! and Team Kirby Clash Deluxe
    It's a big day for the square superhero and the pink puff! They've both got new adventures landing on the Nintendo 3DS family of systems today.
  • Stomp the competition in Mario Sports Superstars
    Five full-on sports-Soccer, Tennis, Golf, Baseball, and Horse Racing-bring the challenge and depth you demand to Nintendo 3DS systems. Take on friends and rivals in local or online multiplayer* hone skills in training, or tackle single-player tournaments. Whether you pick Mario, Waluigi, or one of sixteen others, you're on the road to superstardom!
  • Super Mario Run jumps onto Android!
    Super Mario Run is now available to download for Android devices on Google Play! What's more, the game has received a new update on iPhone and iPad, bringing new features to both customers who have purchased the full game and have not purchased the game.
  • My Nintendo Rewards: Kid Icarus
    My Nintendo is celebrating the 5th anniversary of the Kid Icarus: Uprising game with Kid Icarus 3D animations and discounts on the Kid Icarus series, including Kid Icarus: Uprising for Nintendo 3DS!
  • Take a peek behind The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild curtain
    We hate to ask you to take a break from playing The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, but this will be worth it. In these exclusive videos, the developers of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of Wild reveal some behind-the-scenes secrets that went into creating their latest massive, engaging, critically acclaimed adventure.
  • Nintendo reveals details on the high-octane new features in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe for Nintendo Switch
    3-2-1 ... GO! The definitive version of Mario Kart 8 is coming to the Nintendo Switch console on April 28 with new features, new characters, new karts, new modes and enhanced visuals. The Mario Kart 8 Deluxe game contains every character, track and kart from the Wii U version - including all the previously released DLC - with the addition of even more content.
  • Nintendo Switch ushers in a new era of console gaming on the go
    Today's launch of the Nintendo Switch video game system means that console-quality gaming is no longer tethered exclusively to the living room TV. Nintendo Switch lets people play their favorite games anytime, anywhere and with anyone. The system launches today at a suggested retail price of $299.99. It comes in two color options: a version with a set of gray Joy-Con controllers, and a version with one neon blue and one neon red Joy-Con controller.
  • Nintendo reveals new partnerships and first indie games coming to Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch
    The Nintendo Switch system launches on March 3, and people can expect an exciting lineup of games on Nintendo eShop for day one and beyond. Nintendo has been working closely with independent publishers and developers to deliver a steady flow of unique and original experiences to Nintendo eShop.
  • Nintendo prepares downloadable content for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of The Wild
    The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild for the Nintendo Switch and Wii U consoles is one of the largest, most engaging video games Nintendo has ever created. While the main game offers players an engrossing quest that will keep them entertained for hours, as well as the freedom to explore the vast Hyrule at their own pace, the game world provides a rich canvas that offers the opportunity for additional adventures.
  • Nintendo Switch games to play at launch and beyond
    There are over 80 titles currently in development for the Nintendo Switch system from both Nintendo and our third-party partners.
  • Use Pokémon Bank with Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon
    Calling all Pokémon fans! Pokémon Bank is now compatible with Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon! Pokémon Bank is an application that lets you put Pokémon you've collected in your games into Internet-based storage boxes.
  • New games starring Mario, Yoshi and Pikmin coming to Nintendo 3DS in 2017
    Nintendo 3DS starts the year with new games, a pikachu-themed new Nintendo 3DS XL System, new amiibo and discounted prices on classic games
  • Nintendo announces Fire Emblem games for mobile, Nintendo Switch, Nintendo 3DS
    Multiple games in the series are in development, the first launches Feb. 2. Nintendo surprised Fire Emblem fans today via a Nintendo Direct announcement with the news that multiple games from the hit strategy-RPG franchise are in development. These include a new game for smart devices, two games for Nintendo Switch and multiple games for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems. There's no question that this is by far the most fiery, most emblematic Nintendo Direct ever.