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  • Review: The Jackbox Party Pack 4 (Switch eShop)
    Changing the four-mula?
  • Batman - The Telltale Series Finally Gets Release Date Confirmation for Switch
    We're all Batman
  • Reminder: Don't Forget This Week's Early Switch eShop Releases
    Three to choose from
  • Review: Ninja Shodown (Switch eShop)
    Bad for your stealth
  • Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia (3DS) Review Revisit
    The NWR staff gives their refined thoughts on Fire Emblem Gaiden's 3DS remake.This May, Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia released on 3DS, giving players a new way to experience Fire Emblem Gaiden, the famous (or infamous) second game in the Fire Emblem series. Daan Koopman gave the game a 9, saying, "Fire Emblem Echoes changes enough to make you play the game differently while retaining most of the key aspects of what makes the series so great." Read more...
  • Super Ping Pong Trick Shot Bounces Onto Switch eShop Tomorrow
    Tricking out or a load of balls?
  • Lost Sphear Makes Modest Debut in Japan But Switch Stays on Top
    Four of the top five games are on Switch and 3DS
  • Attack on Titan 2 Will Be Playable at Paris Games Week
    The first opportunity to go hands on
  • Review: Fire Emblem Warriors (Switch)
    Bonded blades
  • Action RPG Moonlighter Has Been Confirmed for Switch
    With an awesome reveal trailer
  • Monster Jam: Crush It! Arrives on Halloween, Even Though They're Not Actual Monsters
    We see what they did there
  • The Latest Zelda: Breath of the Wild 'Tip' is All About Selfies
    Peak internet
  • Calling All Budding Fashionistas; New Style Boutique 3 Gets Trendy New Details
    Strut your stuff
  • New Story Trailer For Apollo Justice On 3DS Reveals Release Dates For North America & Europe
    You won’t object to this
  • ARMS Version 3.2 Is Now Live
    Badges! Replays! Evil Spring Man!
  • Pokemon Ultra Sun And Ultra Moon To Feature Expanded Postgame, Previous Legendaries
    Ultra Space continues to contain more secrets.This week's edition of Famitsu magazine has an extensive interview with Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon director Kazumasa Iwao. Translated by Siliconera, the interview has confirmed that the Ultra Wormholes will also be used to capture legendary Pokémon of previous generations. Mewtwo was given... Read more...
  • Mario Party: The Top 100 Outlines Amiibo Support.
    "A curious game. It seems Luigi's only winning move is not to play."Mario Party: The Top 100 will want you to invite some Amiibo to Minigame Island. In a new trailer, it was revealed that the main Minigame Island mode will feature special "Amiibo spaces" that lead into the minigames. Tapping an Amiibo from the Super Mario series on the spaces will give 10 coins, which are converted to 1 Star for scoring purposes. Tapping an Amiibo when running out of lives can also give a one-time revival. Read more...
  • Japanese Voice Pack Available For Fire Emblem Warriors
    The launch trailer spills the beans.The season pass won't be the only downloadable content for Fire Emblem Warriors. A launch trailer for the game released by Nintendo today showed that a Japanese-language voice track will be a free downloadable option beginning on launch day. The notice appears alongside both the Switch and New 3DS versions of the game as well as the Chrom and Tiki Amiibo. Read more...
  • BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle Brawling Onto Switch Next Year
    Holla holla!The previously unidentified BlazBlue project for Switch has been revealed, and it's a killer crossover. 2018 release BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle has been revealed as coming to the Switch along with Steam and the PlayStation 4. It will be a 2v2 tag fighter featuring characters from the BlazBlue series... Read more...
  • Elliot Quest Begins Its Switch Adventure This Week
    PlayEveryWare's impressive title gets another chance
  • There'll be a Free Fire Emblem Warriors Japanese Voice Pack to Download
    Out on launch day
  • Satellaview BS Zelda Third and Fourth Quests Get MSU1 Audio
    It's dangerous to go alone, take this Hi Fi soundtrack
  • Play Super Mario Odyssey at Best Buy on 10/21
    Explore incredible places far from the Mushroom Kingdom as you join Mario and his new ally Cappy on a massive, globe-trotting 3D adventure.
  • Wulverblade (Switch) Review
    If you're either bemoaning the lack of available beat-em-ups or that the genre has gone too far down the button-mashing hole Wulverblade is here to satisfy your needs while challenging you to evolve your skills. It has taken some time but Wulverblade is the real deal. While it’s most certainly a game inspired by many classics of both the beat-em-up and slash-em-up eras, it’s very much its own game. Better yet, it’s a wake-up call to the genre, a slap in the face for it to modernize and work harder... Read more...
  • DLC Review: Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle - Ultra Challenge Pack
    No kidding
  • Redbox Now Offering Nintendo Switch Games
    Want to try a game without the monetary commitment?Redbox will now offer Nintendo Switch games for daily rental at select locations. Switch cartridges will match the current $3 rate of other console games. The kiosks will stock Splatoon 2, Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle, Pokkén Tournament DX, Lego Ninjago, NBA 2K18, Just Dance 2018 and more. Read more...
  • The Jackbox Party Pack 4 (Switch) Review
    A well-balanced party game for your phone or tablet-based video game meals. For the first time, a new Jackbox Party Pack hits Nintendo platforms right around the game’s initial debut. The Jackbox Party Pack 4 is heading to Switch with five new games, or technically six if you really want to get specific. In general, Party Pack 4 is an efficiently masterful party game.... Read more...
  • Soapbox: The Switch Has a Big Problem, and It's Too Many Great Games
    A nice problem to have
  • Mario Party: The Top 100 Trailer Showcases Modes and amiibo Functionality
    Be a big amiibo cheater, if you want
  • Etrian Odyssey V: Beyond the Myth (3DS) Review
    You might also subtitle it “Stockholm Syndrome.”When I say I love the Etrian Odyssey games, what I really mean is that I love the Etrian Odyssey Untold games. I reviewed The Fafnir Knight a couple years back and fell truly, madly, deeply in love with it. These feelings carried me towards the eShop, upon which you previously could often find the... Read more...
  • Doom Releasing November 10
    This looks like a BFD 9000.Bethesda will be dropping their first Switch game a week before Skyrim. A new developer video as well as Nintendo's regional Twitter accounts have all confirmed that the hellacious shooter will release on November 10. A developer interview has been released by Nintendo talking about the game and showing direct feed gameplay. Read more...
  • Earth Atlantis (Switch eShop) Review
    Sea creatures threating your way of life? Time to bust out a submarine.Shoot 'em ups are an ever growing genre on the Nintendo Switch. Titles like Graceful Explosion Machine have brought back a retro feel that goes unmatched. Looking to make its own mark on the genre is Earth Atlantis, a title developed by Pixel Perfex. It tells the horrific tale of our planet being... Read more...
  • Episode 543: Podcast Seeking Tax Credits
    Our Hall of Fame will attract tens of visitors a year.The Mario Odyssey countdown clock inches ever closer to zero, but for now we wait. James kicks off New Business with...the new demo of Super Mario Odyssey! A short tour of Tostarena provided endless diversions, and James burned through the demo timer with effectively no progress towards the stated... Read more...
  • Volgarr the Viking (Switch) Review
    This brutally difficult platformer will both frustrate and delight.One of the most satisfying things in gaming is to finally beat a level or boss that’s been confounding you for hours. In Volgarr the Viking, you will have many opportunities to grasp for that feeling of accomplishment, because the game’s worlds are filled with numerous traps, enemies, and pitfalls... Read more...
  • 88 Heroes: 98 Heroes Edition (Switch) Review
    It’s got 88 problems but frustratingly irritating deaths ain’t one. Developing a game focused around comedy is a risky endeavour. Humour is subjective, so success will depend on how many people think the joke is funny. One of the latest attempts in this genre comes from Rising Star Games, in the form of 88 Heroes: 98 Heroes Edition. 88 Heroes’ humour is based... Read more...
  • Pokken Tournament DX To Add Online Group Battles
    Bad enough it eats MvC Infinite's lunch in sales, now it's going 3v3 online.Pokkén Tournament DX is about to hop on the update train. The Pokémon Company announced the first update for the September release today, though no release date was given. Among the new features in the update is the ability to have 3v3 group battles online, as well as official groups created by the developers being made available. Read more...
  • Nintendo News Report: The 150 Conspiracy
    It's not Pokémon related, though that'll probably come up.Hey everyone! Tonight is the 150th episode of Nintendo News Report on Youtube, and the 50th episode as an audio show, so we've got...a lot of what we're playing. Alex, Donald, and Justin will convene to talk what news is available this week, as well as Donald having a rare moment of clarity in his allergy medication-fueled haze and finding what could be a future Fire Emblem game. Read more...
  • Pokkén Tournament DX update on the way
    An exciting new update is heading to Pokkén Tournament DX, including some additional content.
  • New Pokemon Ultra Sun/Moon Trailer Shows New Ultra Z-Moves, Dex Features
    Some old friends from Kalos are coming back - in a fashion.The latest Pokémon Ultra Sun and Moon trailer has revealed localized names for a couple of hot new moves. The first half of the trailer focused on Necrozma and revealed three new moves. A new standard move for all forms is Photon Geyser, which deals damage based on the higher of Necrozma's Attack... Read more...
  • Episode 55 - Arigato Saloon-san
    Golf Story, Tiny Barbarian, Stardew Valley, Mystery History and MORE! Then the boys give their top 3 most anticipated games for the remainder of the year.Subscribe to RSS Feed Direct Download Follow @TalkNintendoPod The onslaught of games continues and we kick off the show as we always do, with What We’ve Been Playing. This week we see the return of M?stery History!, and Casey sees if he can juke out Perry with his mystery game. Last... Read more...
  • Stardew Valley (Switch) Review
    Pure, unadulterated escapism.It didn’t take me too long after booting up Stardew Valley to realize that it’s a natural fit on the Switch. The addictive, escapist farming simulator is a cozy, personal experience that just feels at home on a portable. And I say personal because that’s the word that sticks out to me the most... Read more...
  • Nintendo Downloads - October 12, 2017
    Zelda + elephants. Need I say more?The Switch's release schedule has the momentum of a bullet train, so even as North America pumps the brakes in anticipation of the Fire Emblem Warriors / Jackbox Party Pack 4 / Super Mario Odyssey tripleheader the rest of this month that still means a double digit release count. We have a Touhou hijack... Read more...
  • Neon Chrome (Switch) Review
    Just when I thought I had played enough twin-stick shooters. Listening to feedback from developers on Twitter, it’s clear that Nintendo has successfully established a space for indie titles to thrive. Being able to cherry-pick the best titles from Steam and other platforms has been a boon for Nintendo followers, and the trend continues this week with the... Read more...
  • Talking Roguelikes and Survival with The Molasses Flood's Forrest Dowling
    As The Flame in the Flood is moments away from launch on Switch, we caught up with the lead designer.The Switch has been home to many a new and old indie game over the past few months. Some of the publishers have been new to the Nintendo scene, but the team that helped Forrest Dowling and the team at The Molasses Flood bring over their 2016 game The Flame in the Flood is a Wii U eShop veteran: Curve... Read more...
  • Robonauts (Switch eShop) Review
    Find a couple of friends and blast everything you can in this 2D exploration based shooter.Robonauts, the debut game of QubicGames on the Nintendo Switch eShop, tries to be a lot more than it can chew. It sees you controlling a tiny robot as you explore various hostile planets around you. Robo, as the specimen is called, tries to be the hero by hopping into a bigger suit and making the... Read more...
  • Yono and the Celestial Elephants lands on eShop today!
    Many adventure games have a distinct lack of elephants... but that's all about to change. Elephant Yono is about to arrive in a phantastical realm of Humans, Robots and the Undead.
  • New Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon details revealed!
    The Pokémon Company International and Nintendo today revealed new information about the mysterious Pokémon Necrozma, new Z-Moves and more for the upcoming games Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon.
  • Sine Mora EX (Switch) Review
    Sine Mora is finally on the Switch, but was it worth the wait?For a console that’s not quite a year old, the Switch has several shoot ’em ups to choose from thanks to all of the NEO GEO ports and indie titles playing catch-up on the system. Sine Mora EX, the latest of these, was first released back in 2012 and now appears for the first time on a Nintendo system in the form of an enhanced port. Unfortunately, Nintendo fans could have probably stood to wait for this one. Read more...
  • Yono and the Celestial Elephants (Switch) Review
    Heartwarming charm and philosophical delight help make this simple Zelda-esque adventure something special.Charm will only get you so far in video games, but thankfully for Yono and the Celestial Elephants, the charm oozes from every pore of this adorable and philosophical adventure. The Switch indie game from one-man developer Niklas Hallin of Neckbolt Games looks, from its aesthetics, like a 2D Zelda... Read more...
  • Ten Takeaways From the 2017 Nintendo World Championships
    From a ringside seat, we report back on the experience of the latest Nintendo sporting event.Last weekend, Nintendo held their second modern stab at the Nintendo World Championships in New York City. Some of the staff were on hand to watch it live and after a fun evening of excitement, laughs, and taking pictures for the site Twitter while leaning over a balcony, I’m here to lay out some of the neat things I took away from my first-ever live viewing of an eSports event (however weird and offbeat Nintendo does it). Read more...
  • New Developer Interview: Get the inside story behind the making of Kirby Super Star
    He's pink. He's cute. He's Kirby! Learn all about this puffed-up hero an in-depth interview with his creator, Masahiro Sakurai, and find out how they brought two player co-op gaming to the Kirby series in the Kirby Super Star game.
  • Tiny Barbarian DX (Switch) Review
    A solid offering for retro fans everywhere The neo-retro revolution is upon us, and (whether you like it or not) this resurgence has brought sprite-based nostalgia-inducing games raining upon the earth. The ability for anybody to produce and create games truly has never been broader, ranging from huge companies to even one-man-teams to craft... Read more...
  • Interview with Michael Heald of Fully Illustrated on Wulverblade
    If you’ve got a thirst for some side-scrolling hacking and slashing with a fair amount of bloodshed, Wulverblade will arrive on the Switch this Thursday!Wulverblade is coming. Inspired by equal parts classic arcade hack-and-slashers, beat-em-ups, and a fair amount of British history, it’s looking to revitalize the genre. Sporting multiple playable characters, cooperative play, high-quality artwork, historically-inspired characters and settings,... Read more...
  • Picross S Review (Switch)
    Does the "S" mean, safe? Sure? Sorta?It’s surprising how Picross S dropped so quietly on the Switch’s eShop in the midst of the raining Nindie titles. Picross is a beloved series and easy to access, so much so that I would have expected a version closer to launch. But instead I saw Puyo Puyo Tetris as my only available puzzle game... Read more...
  • Gamescom 2017: Deru Left Me Surprised and Very Engaged
    Another fine co-op puzzler is heading to the Switch, but with a pure focus on actually talking to one another.There are plenty of co-op puzzlers on Nintendo Switch, and why wouldn't there be? The fact that you can quickly pick up a Joy-Con, hand it to a friend and start playing is incredible. The next title to to be added to this genre is Deru. Made by INK KIT Studios, Deru is a game that came out of nowhere... Read more...
  • Yo-Kai Watch 2: Psychic Specters (3DS) Review
    I guess fart jokes are still in, who knew?I’ve been wanting to play Yo-Kai Watch for a while. It’s hugely popular in Japan, and while it hasn’t gained much traction in North America, the games looked fun enough that I wanted to give them a chance. There are many things to like about the latest sequel, Psychic Specters. There’s lots... Read more...
  • The Mummy Demastered Shambles Onto Switch October 24
    Might be the best thing to come out of this particular cinematic universe.After a slight delay, the newest project from WayForward will arrive just before Hallowe'en. The Mummy Demastered was nailed down today for an October 24 release by WayForward. The 2D-inspired exploration platforming game is based on the 2017 Mummy movie starring Tom Cruise, a part of the Universal "Dark Universe" of monster films. Read more...
  • Go on a beauty adventure with shu uemura x Super Mario Bros.
    Score major style points with this collection of beauty products from shu uemura. Each item features special packaging inspired by the Mario Bros. franchise-especially the super stylish Princess Peach.
  • One Piece: Unlimited World Red Deluxe Edition (Switch) Review
    They didn't send this game out to die because if they did, 4Kids would just censor it.One Piece has been around in manga form for over two decades and in anime form since the year 2000, so there's a lot of history to work through for those who want to see the entire chase for the titular One Piece. This isn't even the first go-around for Unlimited World Red on Nintendo systems, as... Read more...
  • Fire Emblem Heroes: a new update and more events
    To celebrate the 1.8.0 update for the Fire Emblem Heroes game, from 10/9/17 at 12:00 am to 10/22/17 at 11:59pm PT, you can get Orbs up to 10 times from a Log-In Bonus! These Orbs can be obtained from your Present List.
  • Pankapu (Switch) Review
    A gorgeous (but flawed) adventure The Nintendo Switch is quickly and consistently filling up with quality indie titles. Now, developer Too Kind Studio is making their eShop debut with their creation Pankapu, an epic hero action-platformer game set in the land of dreams. There as some bumps along the way, but Pankapu ends up being a good (and beautiful) addition to the eShop library. Read more...
  • Episode 542: Just to Get Alexey's Beak Wet
    Licensing agreements mean this can be the only podcast approved by The Tetris Company.The entire complement of RFN is back, and we've got a lot of impressions from Nintendo's newest unobtainable retro console. Guillaume kicks-off New Business looking at the SNES Classic Mini, and trying to find a game to play with Karen (that wasn't already on the Virtual Console). Super Mario World... Read more...
  • Oxenfree Review (Switch)
    Don't eat the brownies.The story of a group of teenagers exploring in a mysterious setting is nothing new. Yet, Oxenfree finds a way to differentiate itself from similar plots like in Stranger Things, Harry Potter, or Scooby Doo. It’s one of those haunting, very intriguing tales that you learn more about when you come... Read more...
  • The Lego Ninjago Movie Video Game (Switch) Review
    This game isn’t very ninja.I don’t know if I can describe The Lego Ninjago Movie Video Game any better than its title already does. This is a pretty typical Lego game based on The Lego Ninjago Movie, notable mostly for being the first Lego game to launch on Switch at the same time as on other consoles. Ninjago marks... Read more...
  • New Nintendo World Champion Crowned
    A wild collection of games produced a deserving champion.A new Nintendo World Champion was crowned tonight in New York City. Thomas G survived a star studded field including 2015 champion John Numbers, actors, speedrunners, professional wrestlers and more to take the crown. The full list of games presented tonight: Round 1: The Legend of Zelda: Breath... Read more...
  • ARMS 3.2 Update Teases Achievement System, New Character Variation
    You must lower Spring Man into the steel.ARMS was one of the games in tonight's Nintendo World Championship broadcast, and during the competition a new update was teased. The 3.2 update releasing later this month will add a new "badge stash" achievement system, which unlocks special badges that can be worn in online matches. A character... Read more...
  • Nintendo News Report: Championship Saturday
    Let's hope they settle it in Smash.Hey everyone! Tonight after the Nintendo World Championships (roughly 10:30 ET) we'll be live breaking down all the news and happenings at the tournament. Will we get announcements on the level of 2015? Will the animals be saved? Will Bayley hug her way to the celebrity crown? 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...
  • New Pokemon Ultra Sun And Moon Trailer Expands Mythology Of Ultra Beasts
    Thankfully, there's plenty of prime numbers to use for the UB's base stats.The latest trailer for Pokémon Ultra Sun and Moon has shown more of the Ultra Beasts including a brand new Beast. It appears the trainer will be able to ride the mascots of Sun and Moon in the respective versions in exploring more of the Ultra space, including a new "Ultra Megalopolis" cityspace. The "Ultra Recon Squad", with two members each for Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon, was also revealed. Read more...
  • Newest Project From Dust: An Elysian Tale Team Coming To Switch
    And Konami can't sue because of parody!The newest game from one of the generation's most prominent independent developers will see first light on Switch. Humble Hearts, the studio behind Dust: An Elysian Tale for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 4 among other platforms, have announced Never Stop Sneakin', and it will at least make its console... Read more...
  • Join Mario and Luigi...or join Bowser's minions!
    Journey beyond the Mushroom Kingdom in the Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser's Minions game for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems.
  • Episode 54 - Fetch The Mail, Part 2
    The boys talk about new releases including Tumblestone, Picross S, Mario & Luigi Superstar Saga, and INVERSUS Deluxe before diving into the mail bag to answer your questions!Subscribe to RSS Feed Direct Download Follow @TalkNintendoPod After a light week for gaming playing, the boys are back at it hard this week with a bunch of new releases. Casey kicks us off with Tumblestone, a game he's previously played now being released on the Switch. He loves the... Read more...
  • Neon Chrome Blasting Into eShop Next Week
    The odd crossover of twin-stick shooter and roguelike.The deluge of indie games on Switch in recent weeks will continue next week with an odd hybrid. Twin stick shooter/roguelike cross Neon Chrome will hit the Switch eShop next week for US$14.99 or equivalent. Environments will be fully destructible, and entire floors can be blown up in the course of the procedurally generated adventure. Read more...
  • Layton's Mystery Journey: Katrielle and the Millionaires' Conspiracy (3DS) Review
    This adventure asks for a lady's touch, but can Kat set up a new world?A week and a half ago, I wrote about Layton's Mystery Journey and how I felt about it. Sadly, and quite frankly, my tone on the game hasn't really changed. Naturally, there are various reasons for this, but the big one is clear. The new entry in a beloved series feels like a serious step down, even... Read more...
  • Nintendo Downloads - October 5, 2017
    Someone, somewhere, is going to submit this week's downloads as a GOTY list.Last week's releases were, to quote one of the great newscasters of the 31st century, "belligerent and numerous". This week doesn't have the sidebar bursting release count, but there's an awful lot of qualifiers for the old NBC rerun marketing trick this week. We'll probably lose a few staff to the... Read more...
  • Axiom Verge (Switch) Review
    Portability mostly makes up for the lack of a second screen in this excellent Metroid-esque adventure.Playing through Axiom Verge on Switch has been my third time through it and with repeated play, it hasn’t lost its luster. I first played through this one-man Metroid-inspired adventure back when the game launched on PlayStation 4 in 2015, and then revisited it on Wii U last year. It’s a testament... Read more...
  • Episode 235: Galaxy Princess feat. Luma
    Ten years of hungry Luma exploding across the starry sky.Episode 235 is all about Super Mario Galaxy! Nick, Curt and Zach all have been playing some of 2007's Mario game and talk all about it and their experiences on this weeks show. Spoilers, ten years on the game is still great! The gang also touch on Sunshine and Odyssey and promise to do a follow up for the second half of the game. Read more...
  • Mario journeys across the country to celebrate the launch of Super Mario Odyssey
    Before Mario explores the many wild and wonderful Kingdoms of the Super Mario Odyssey game when it launches exclusively for the Nintendo Switch system on Oct. 27, he is taking off on a cross-country tour to explore some wild and wonderful locations in our world.
  • Beyond the ultra wormholes! More new details revealed for Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon
    The Pokémon Company International and Nintendo today revealed further story information and new Ultra Beast details for the upcoming games Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon.
  • Arcade Archives Mario Bros. (Switch) Review
    The 34-year wait is over.Nintendo first released Mario Bros. in arcades back in 1983. Since then there have been several home ports that never fully lived up to the arcade original, the most notable being the NES release. Now, 34 years later, Nintendo’s arcade classic has finally been made available in its truest form, but does it hold up? Read more...
  • Sparkle 2 (Switch) Review
    The latest port of a mobile marble shooter game to hit the Switch. Last week saw a tidal wave of titles released for the Nintendo Switch. It’s easy for a game to get lost with such a diverse and robust release schedule but hopefully fans of the casual puzzle genre noticed Sparkle 2, a marble shooter from 10Tons Ltd. I’m not much of a fan of the genre itself but if I was on the go and only had a few minutes to play a couple of rounds of a match 3 puzzler, I couldn’t ask for a much better game.
 
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  • New Developer Interview: Learn the secret origin of Yoshi!
    Yoshi-Mario's adorable, flutter-jumping companion-made his debut back in Super Mario World, the smash hit game that launched with the original Super NES system back in 1991.
  • Wii Shop closure announcement
    On January 30, 2019, we plan to close the Wii Shop Channel, which has been available on Wii systems since December 2006. We sincerely thank our loyal customers for their support.
  • New fun in Super Mario Run - limited time pricing!
    The new Super Mario Run update is here, and there are LOTS of new things to discover. Plus, take advantage of the $4.99 USD limited time special pricing.
  • The world's biggest sports gaming franchise comes to Nintendo Switch
    EA SPORTS FIFA 18 for the Nintendo Switch console is the most immersive, social, and authentic soccer game ever created for Nintendo players. Play for fun or compete for glory, on the big screen TV or on the go!
  • The ultimate Yo-kai experience
    Get wicked and complete the ultimate YO-KAI WATCH experience. The strange but friendly troublemakers, Yo-kai, are back in a time-traveling adventure
  • Take a trip to the 90's with Super NES Classic Edition
    Until now, you've just been playing with power. But starting tomorrow, you'll be playing with SUPER power. That's because the retro-tastic Super Nintendo Entertainment System: Super NES Classic Edition system is hitting stores at a suggested retail price of $79.99.
  • Got Gold Points? Get select games!
    For the first time, My Nintendo users can now redeem Gold Points for some of the hottest indie games on Nintendo platforms. For a limited time, you can redeem points to download select Nintendo 3DS and Wii U titles from our talented independent developers.
  • New Developer Interview: Learn how the Mario Kart series got its start!
    The 1990s had many many groundbreaking games, but few were as influential as the Super Mario Kart game, which debuted on the Super NES system in 1992.
  • New Developer Interview: Learn how Super Metroid was created!
    The Super NES system was home to many beloved titles like Super Mario Kart and Star Fox. Now you can discover the origin of another classic game, Super Metroid, with this in-depth interview with members of the original development team.
  • Nintendo details DLC coming to Fire Emblem Warriors for Nintendo Switch
    Fire Emblem Warriors, launching for the Nintendo Switch and New Nintendo 3DS family of systems on Oct. 20, is a game overflowing with action-packed content. But fans who want to expand their adventure can do so with a host of paid DLC options that begin launching this year.
  • New details revealed for Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon
    The Pokémon Company International and Nintendo have revealed more details for the highly anticipated games Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon. In Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon Trainers would be able to take part in the Island Challenge.
  • Pokkén Tournament DX is here, plus two classic Pokémon titles return
    Available today, the Pokkén Tournament DX game lands on the Nintendo Switch console with added Pokémon fighters and new enhancements. With Nintendo Switch, you can battle at home or on the go to become the Ferrum League champion!
  • Samus is back!
    Explore a hostile alien planet as legendary bounty hunter Samus Aran in the Metroid: Samus Returns game for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems.
  • NBA 2K18 is out now on Nintendo Switch! Are you ready to run the neighborhood?
    The highest rated annual sports title of this console generation comes to Nintendo Switch! Test your skills against friends, or RUN THE NEIGHBORHOOD with your MyPLAYER on the Road to 99.
  • Nintendo details a massive lineup of games coming to Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS
    The next few months for Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS owners are going to be overflowing with a wide variety of first-and third-party games in wildly different genres. Or, to put in another way, the future for Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS owners is looking quite awesome.
  • Minecraft is a game about placing blocks and going on adventures
    Explore randomly generated worlds and build amazing things from the simplest of homes to the grandest of castles.
  • Nintendo increases inventory of Super NES Classic Edition; NES Classic Edition returns to stores in 2018
    Due to incredible demand for the upcoming Super Nintendo Entertainment System: Super NES Classic Edition system, Nintendo plans to ship the retro-inspired product into 2018. Originally, shipments were announced to cease at the end of this calendar year.
  • New Developer Interview: Discover the secret origin of F-Zero!
    The Super NES system introduced many beloved game franchises like Super Mario Kart and Star Fox. Now you can discover the origin of another favorite series, F-Zero
  • Rayman is ready to rock your Nintendo Switch with Rayman Legends Definitive Edition
    Rayman, winner of multiple artistic and musical achievements, has come to the Nintendo Switch console! Rayman Legends Definitive Edition contains the critically acclaimed game Rayman Legends, as well as new exclusive features.
  • Add a splash of style to your Nintendo Switch console with Joy-Con controllers and straps
    Discover your true colors with the Joy-Con color viewer, a new tool that allows users to view different color combinations for Nintendo Switch Joy-Con controllers and Joy-Con wrist straps (each sold separately).
  • Get the inside scoop on classic games with dev interviews
    To celebrate the upcoming launch of the Super Nintendo Entertainment System: Super NES Classic Edition system, Nintendo is kicking off a six-part developer interview series.
  • Become a Monster Rider in Monster Hunter Stories
    Ride into battle with your own team of powerful monsters in the Monster Hunter Stories game for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems-available today.
  • Nintendo partners with Western Digital to create licensed Nintendo Switch SanDisk Memory Cards
    Nintendo and Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ: WDC) have formed a global partnership to create Nintendo-licensed memory cards for use in Nintendo Switch video game systems.
  • Nintendo and Post Consumer Brands team up for a 'SUPER' cereal promotion
    Breakfast has always been the most important meal of the day. Now it's a great meal for anyone who wants a chance to win a Nintendo Switch video game system. This fall, fans can enter codes found in specially marked packages of Post cereals for a chance to win one of 500 Nintendo Switch Prize Packs, consisting of a Nintendo Switch system and the Super Mario Odyssey game.
  • Dig it! Three new Shovel Knight amiibo announced at Nindies@Night
    During Nintendo's Nindies@Night event in Seattle, several independent developers revealed new details about their upcoming indie games coming to the Nintendo Switch system.
  • Fire Emblem Heroes: Special Heroes Event
    Choose a Special Hero for Your Army! Before the Fire Emblem Heroes mobile game was released, a Choose Your Legends event was held to choose the most popular Fire Emblem characters. Here come special versions of the four winning Heroes, now available to summon in game!
  • Indie developers show support for Nintendo Switch with a surge of upcoming games
    The already robust library of Nintendo Switch games is about to get even more diverse. In a new Nindies Showcase video, Nintendo detailed 20 of the many indie games that are coming to the hit console.
  • Miiverse comes to a close
    At 10pm PST on November 7th, the Miiverse service will be discontinued.
  • Join an action-packed (and hilarious) alliance in Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle
    The Mushroom Kingdom has been torn apart by a mysterious vortex and it's up to Mario and his friends to bring back order. Friends like Yoshi, Princess Peach, Luigi and...the Rabbids?!
  • Nintendo announces special edition for Fire Emblem Warriors and Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon dual pack
    During the GameStop Expo in Las Vegas, Nintendo announced a special edition of the Fire Emblem Warriors game for the Nintendo Switch system and a dual pack of the Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon games for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems.
  • New channels and free in-game items
    If you have a Nintendo Switch console, you may already know about its handy news feed, which delivers articles on games, updates, and more right to your console. Whether you're a regular reader or a news newbie, there are a few updates you may want to check out.
  • Nintendo brings Super Mario Odyssey, other anticipated games to PAX West
    Super Mario Odyssey and Nintendo Switch are two must-haves for the holiday season, so Nintendo is planning lots of activities for both at the upcoming PAX West gaming event Sept. 1-4 in Seattle. Not only will attendees be able to play the Super Mario Odyssey game, but they'll also get the chance to participate in the Super Mario Odyssey Fan Challenge,
  • Nintendo reveals video game news ahead of Gamescom Show
    Nintendo of Europe's participation in the Gamescom event in Cologne, Germany, is producing news with relevance to fans here in the Americas.
  • PayPal is now available as a payment option for digital content
    Customers in the U.S. and Canada can now use their PayPal accounts to purchase digital games and content for the Nintendo Switch system, both on the system and in the Game Store on the Nintendo website.
  • 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!
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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!
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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!