Nintendo

Nintendo Co. is a Japanese consumer electronics and video game company founded in 1889 by Fusajiro Yamauchi. The company is based in Kyoto, Japan. The company originally produced handmade hanafuda playing cards. By 1963, the company was involved in several niche businesses such as cab services and love hotels. Nintendo moved into producing toys in the 1960s and became a video game company in the 1970s.

Nintendo is both a video game publisher and developer, however the company is also known for producing game consoles like the Famicom, N64, Wii, and, most recently, the Switch. The company is known for it's best-selling game franchises like MarioThe Legend of Zelda, and Pokémon.


"Trainer No. 3" Rare Pokémon Card Missing, Owner Sues Depot

"Pokémon Home" Homage Post Goes Viral

Pokémon has always been an enormous franchise for many people across the globe. From its games to the television show and then to the sheer amounts of merchandise, Pokémon is a cultural force to be reckoned with. But what about its emotional impact on others? For stand-up comedian and Pokémon enthusiast Courtney Wahlstrom, a viral post […]

Opinion: Nintendo Should Support "Smash Bros." Esports, But Won't

Opinion: Nintendo Should Support "Smash Bros." Esports, But Won't

There's been a lot of talk the past couple of weeks about trying to get Nintendo to support the Super Smash Bros. esports scene. And while the intentions are good from a lot of people in the community, the unfortunate pill that players, organizers, and fans have to swallow is that Nintendo has no intention […]

"Animal Crossing: New Horizons" Gets An Island Getaway At PAX East

"Animal Crossing: New Horizons" Gets An Island Getaway At PAX East

One of the many companies who have not bailed on PAX East 2020 is Nintendo, who is bringing a special Animal Crossing: New Horizons exhibit. On Nintendo's demo stage at the event, attendees will have a chance to visit a Getaway Island, much like they got a tour of the Galor Region before Pokémon Sword […]

The Development Of "Bayonetta 3" Is "Progressing Smoothly"

The Development Of "Bayonetta 3" Is "Progressing Smoothly"

For those who may be curious about what the development process for Bayonetta 3 is like these days, we got some good news. It's going fine. In a brief interview with Ryokutya2089, Platinum Games' Hideki Kamiya and Atsushi Inaba discussed how things are going with the game. A few different sites have taken a crack […]

What We Learned From The "Animal Crossing: New Horizons" Direct

What We Learned From The "Animal Crossing: New Horizons" Direct

This morning, Nintendo showed off the Animal Crossing: New Horizons Direct as a last in-depth look at the game before release. This is our quick recap of everything covered in the video. The first part of the video basically recapped everything we already knew about the game and how you'll go about choosing your island. […]

Nintendo is Bringing a Coral Switch Lite to North America This March

Nintendo is Bringing a Coral Switch Lite to North America This April

Just when you already bought two or three colors of the Switch Lite, now Nintendo's got yet another variation to peddle. Nintendo just announced a brand new Coral version of the Switch Lite, which is now scheduled to debut on March 20 in Japan for 19,980 yen and on April 3 in North America for […]

Nintendo Reveals A Lot More About "Animal Crossing: New Horizons"

Nintendo Will Have An "Animal Crossing" Direct On February 20th

Nintendo announced today they will be doing another Nintendo Direct, only this one will be focused on Animal Crossing: New Horizons. The livestream will take place on YouTube on February 20th at 6am PDT for what will be about a 25-minute video. Aside from obviously looking at the game, the video will feature an in-depth […]

Giveaway: Nintendo Switch Lite Courtesy Of eBay

Nintendo Switch Shortages Expected Due To Coronavirus

Among the many things the Coronavirus is having an impact on, tech being shipped out of China is a big one, which includes the Nintendo Switch. Nintendo already announced there would be issues getting more products to the western part of the world due to the outbreak. But now Bloomberg is reporting there will be […]

The Pokémon Company Teases A new legendary Pokémon

The Pokémon Company Teases A New Legendary Pokémon

It looks like The Pokémon Company has some new content on the way as the company has recently teased a brand new unknown Pokémon. The developers went to Twitter over the weekend and posted the image you see below along with the phrase "New Pokémon Discovered?! Stay tuned, Trainers…" Since this is coming from the […]

"Dr. Kawashima’s Brain Training" Gets A European Release Date

"Dr. Kawashima's Brain Training" Will Hold A World Championship

It looks like everyone who owns Dr. Kawashima's Brain Training for Nintendo Switch will be getting a new challenge spanning the globe. Well, at least for those of us who own it as it still isn't available in certain regions. But for those who do have it, you got a new event you can take […]

The Mario Kaizo Community Is Looking To Fund A Documentary

GrandPOObear Promotes Indiegogo For Mario Kaizo Documentary

A member of the Mario Kaizo community is looking to help make a documentary about it and their fundraising efforts, and they need your help. Dustoftheground has launched an Indiegogo account to help fund the film, which will tell the history of Kaizo, the rise in popularity, highlight the community that exists and all of […]

Nintendo Announces "Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX"

Nintendo Announces "Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX"

Out of the blue tonight, Nintendo announced and revealed content for their upcoming Switch game Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX. The game will be released on March 6th, 2020 for a solid $60, as it is a reimagining of the original Pokémon Mystery Dungeon (both Red & Blue) for the Game Boy Advance and […]

Nintendo Switch Online Will Get Two New SNES Titles That Were Japan-Exclusives

Nintendo Switch Online Will Get Four New Retro Games In February

Nintendo appears to be giving Nintendo Switch Online owners a pair of SNES games that are making their official U.S. debut this month. First off, the NES and SNES libraries will be getting two games a piece, for a total of four games added to the subscription. The NES games are a pair of titles […]

Nintendo Is Launching Airport Switch Gaming Lounges

Nintendo Is Launching Airport Switch Gaming Lounges

Nintendo announced this morning that they'll be launching their own set of airport gaming pop-up lounges called Nintendo Switch On The Go. From February 17th until March 29th, four select airports will have these lounge setups for weary travelers to sit down and check out. The four in question will be Dulles International Airport in […]

Nintendo Reveals A Lot More About "Animal Crossing: New Horizons"

"Animal Crossing: New Horizons" Appears To Have Microtransactions

We're hoping this isn't what we think it is, but it does appear that Nintendo will have microtransactions in Animal Crossing: New Horizons. The ESRB rating for the game has now caught the attention of fans this weekend, as it has been updated on Nintendo's eShop listing. And while the game's description makes no mention […]

Rumor: Nintendo Wanted Sora In "Super Smash Bros. Ultimate"

Rumor: Nintendo Wanted Sora In "Super Smash Bros. Ultimate"

If you believe the latest gossip from the rumor mill, it seems Nintendo wanted Sora from Kingdom Hearts as a character in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. While its no secret that Nintendo hit up many companies to get the roster they have today in the series, you had to know not everyone was going to […]

Nintendo Reveals A Lot More About "Animal Crossing: New Horizons"

"Animal Crossing: New Horizons" Requires NSO Sub For Online Backup

It looks like if you want to make sure your island is super secure in Animal Crossing: New Horizons, you'll need Nintendo Switch Online. According to a statement made by Nintendo on their Japanese site, which is a little confusing, there will be an online backup of your game. However, it will not be a […]

"Metroid Prime 4" Just Got An Art Director From Electronic Arts

"Metroid Prime 4" Just Got An Art Director From Electronic Arts

Some interesting news this week in regards to Metroid Prime 4 as the game just got a brand new art director with a noteworthy background. Jhony Ljungstedt who was a former Art Director for EA DICE has officially joined the team, according to Video Games Chronicle. Ljungstedt has a number of familiar video games under […]

Nintendo Switch Online Now Has 15 Million Subscribers

Some cool news for Nintendo this month as their subscriber base for Nintendo Switch Online has reached 15 million subscribers. Daniel Ahmad, a Senior Analyst at Niko Partners, tweeted out the finer details of the latest date from Nintendo's system. NSO currently has 15 million paid subscribers, which is up from 8 million users at […]

You Can Buy An Empty "Animal Crossing" Nintendo Switch Box In Japan

You Can Buy An Empty "Animal Crossing" Nintendo Switch Box In Japan

In case you wanted to have a little flash and flair in your Nintendo collection for cheap, the company is selling empty Animal Crossing Nintendo Switch boxes. If you seriously want to look like you own one without actually owning one, you can buy this empty box, which is really on Nintendo's Japanese Store, for […]