Animal Crossing New Horizons is already the #1 selling game on the Nintendo Switch eShop

That was quick Animal Crossing New Horizons has only been out for less than an hour, but it wasted no time climbing all the way to the top of the Nintendo Switch eshop Best-Sellers list. It is no surprise that Nintendo’s latest IP has garnered so much demand, especially since players have been waiting seven… View Article
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Animal Crossing New Horizons: Some details to know about NookLink and updates

The Beginning of a New Social Life Animal Crossing New Horizons will be released officially for the Nintendo Switch on March 20th, and it is expected that the Nintendo Switch Online App will receive an update on the same day of release or soon after. With this in mind, please remember that the NookLink app… View Article
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INDIEWORLD Showcase Livestream announced by Nintendo; to take place March 17 at 1PM EST

It’s about time… Nintendo fans have been clamoring with any type of news in regards to new Nintendo offerings, and it seems they finally have something to cheer on. This morning Nintendo released a tweet, announcing a Nintendo Direct to air tomorrow at 1PM EST featuring a new IndieWorld Showcase that will run about 20… View Article
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Ackk Studios talks about QOL changes, vinyl record and physical release for YIIK: A Postmodern RPG

Re-calibrating your Mind Dungeon To call YIIK: A Postmodern RPG a “divisive” game would be an understatement, with some criticking its “over-ambitious” nature as one of the main contributing factors to its lack of polish and others questioning the inclusion of a story arc that centered on a real-life suicide. Here are Miketendo64 we loved… View Article
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Yo-Kai Watch 4

Yo-Kai Watch 4 officially confirmed for release in the West

No release day yet Yo-Kai Watch 4 is a title too big to be kept in Japan, which is not surprising that Level-5 has confirmed that the game will receive a western localization during their AX 2019 panel as reported by HDKirin. Yokai Watch 4 western localization announced at the Level-5 AX 2019 panel. No… View Article
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Nintendo of Japan releases TV commercials and introduction video for Fire Emblem: Three Houses on their YouTube channel

The propaganda continues We are less than a month away from the release of Fire Emblem: Three Houses, and Nintendo continues their promotional push for the first-party title, this time through the Nintendo of Japan YouTube page. A new ‘Introduction Video’, as well as four TV commercials, have been made available just in time for… View Article
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Fire Emblem: Three Houses receives an Expansion Pass, Officers Academy outfits revealed

Dress-up game There is no shortage of news in regards to Fire Emblem: Three Houses, which is the biggest Nintendo title to launch in the month of July, and Nintendo has begun to outline the Expansion Pass which is sure to extend the life of the title way past its initial release. Nintendo of America… View Article
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Ninja Box receives a release date in Japan

Japanese-themed anime games were big on the Nintendo 3DS, but they have been slowly trickling into the Switch. Yo-Kai Watch 4 released just last week in Japan, but games likes Inazuma Eleven Ares, Snack World: Trejarers Gold, and Ninja Box have been waiting some time between their announcement for the system and their ultimate release…. View Article
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Astral Chain developer blog updated with new entry from the game’s animator Marumi Nakajo

The Marketing Machine at work And just when Nintendo of Japan releases a new “Action Introduction” trailer for Astral Chain, PlatinumGames releases a new developer blog by the game’s animator, Marumi Nakajo. Here is some of the content from the blog: Hello, everyone. My name is Marumi Nakajo, and I’m an animator on ASTRAL CHAIN…. View Article
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Nintendo of Japan releases new Astral Chain “Action Introduction” video on their YouTube channel

Something awesome this way comes. Astral Chain, the latest title from PlatinumGames has received a new “Action Introduction” trailer on Nintendo of Japan’s YouTube channel. With the game’s release a little over two months from now, Nintendo is wasting no time in promoting their Switch exclusive title. The game enjoyed a new E3 trailer portraying… View Article
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Phantasy Star Online 2 might be coming to the Nintendo Switch in the West after all

The wait will finally be over It’s not always easy when you have a game staring you at your face that you want to play but for some unknown reason hasn’t been made available for you to start it up. That’s been the case with Phantasy Star Online 2 which is available for the Nintendo… View Article
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Detective Pikachu becomes the all-time highest-grossing video game movie in the U.S.

Keep drinking that coffee! It isn’t a secret that movies based on video games have gotten a less than warm welcome with both critics and fans, and that it’s success can be described between disappointing and downright horrible, which made predictions harder than usual for Legendary Pictures’ Detective Pikachu movie. This was also due to… View Article
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Cadence of Hyrule featured on new Gamestop Weekly Ad

Will it be shadow-dropped soon? We are only a week away from the start of the E3 Conferences and we are seeing more and more companies getting ready for the onslaught of announcements. In this case, Cadence of Hyrule which took everyone by surprise during the last Nindies Presentation has appeared on the main page… View Article
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Nintendo of Japan announcement new shareholders meeting for June 27th

Plans after E3 Nintendo of Japan today announced that their next Shareholders meeting has been scheduled for June 27th (June 28 in Japan). This edition of the Shareholders meeting will be a telling one considering it will take place right after E3 and will give us a glimpse of what the shareholders thought of the… View Article
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Super Mario Maker 2 Direct

New Nintendo Direct announced for tomorrow – focusing on Super Mario Maker 2

This escalated fast! With Nintendo already highlighting their plans for E3 and a Nintendo Direct confirmed for it, it was believed that they would hold tight and just want for any news until June’s conference. Which is why it has taken us by surprise that Nintendo of America has announced that there will be a… View Article
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Detective Pikachu projected at over $170+ million worldwide / Highest-grossing video game weekend ever

I would like some coffee with that Originally projected to gross close to $160 million worldwide for its first weekend, Box Office Mojo is now reporting that the Detective Pikachu movie has been projected to have grossed just over $170 million worldwide for its first weekend. Moreover, with projected revenue for Friday ($20,630,000), Saturday ($20,480,000),… View Article
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New Splatfest Announced pitting Time Travel vs Teleportation

Splatoon 2 is the gift that keeps on giving, with new events happening every couple of months, and this time it is time for a new Splatfest to begin! Not as easy a choice as some of the ones before, the new Splatfest asks you if you prefer Teleportation or Time Travel. It’s time for… View Article
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Fire Emblem: Three Houses Details

Fire Emblem: Three Houses Japanese Website Now Open

Nintendo has launched a new Japanese website for one of their biggest games of the year, Fire Emblem: Three Houses, just in time to promote the game which will be releasing two months from now on July 26th. The website features new artwork for the game, displaying some of the featured characters.     Fire… View Article
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DeNA and The Pokémon Company to release new smartphone game by next year

The relationship between Nintendo and DeNA may be winding down, but the mobile gaming platform seems to have sparked a new relationship with The Pokémon Company, at least for one game. Takashi Mochizuki from the Wall Street Journal reports that DeNA will be working with The Pokémon Company on a new smartphone game and that… View Article
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New Tetris99 DLC ads offline and marathon modes – more new content to come

New Tetris99 “Big Block” DLC will retail for $9.99 and add two new modes to the game. The game itself is free with a Nintendo Switch Online subscription but will add much needed “offline” content for the go.  For those unsure on how this works, you will need the Nintendo Switch Online subscription to play… View Article
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