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.

"Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Encore" Will Be Censored Globally

“Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Encore” Will Be Censored Globally

A little strange but predictable news coming from Nintendo as we now know Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Encore will be censored everywhere. The company issued an apology on the issue via their Japanese website, which we have translated for you below. The game had already gone through a censorship controversy back when it was released […]

"Pokemon Sword and Shield" Steelbook Case is a US Target Exclusive

“Pokemon Sword and Shield” Steelbook Case is a US Target Exclusive

If you’re looking forward to picking up Pokemon Sword and Shield, you might want to pick up the steelbook version. Unfortunately, it can only be purchased at Targets throughout the United States. The Pokemon Sword and Shield Double Pack Steelbook Edition comes with the same things the Double Pack Has. That means you get both […]

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Nintendo Boasts $15 Million Switch Sales In North America

Nintendo announced today that its current console, the Nintendo Switch, has surpassed $15 million in sales in North America to date. They noted that sales were up 20% in September, which they attribute to the release of the Lite versions of the console. Not to mention the Switch has been the best-selling console for the […]

"Overwatch" Has A Retail Version, But It Won't Come With A Cartridge

“Overwatch” Switch Has A Retail Version, But It Won’t Come With A Cartridge

Overwatch is coming to Nintendo Switch this week, and you can finally play the hero-based shooter via handheld. You can pick up the game with both physical and digital editions available, but if you’re planning on going physical, you can forget about one important thing: the card. The physical edition is corporeal, alright. It comes […]

"Animal Crossing's" K.K. Slider Appears During "Splatoon 2" Concert

“Animal Crossing’s” K.K. Slider Appears During “Splatoon 2” Concert

The first day of the Kyoto’s Nintendo Live event happened today, and plenty of festivities with it. Despite the typhoon that’s been roaring through Japan, the Splatoon 2 concert that had been scheduled still took place. During the concert opening, fans were treated to a fun cameo from a familiar face. K.K. Slider from Animal […]

First 4 Figures' "Luigi's Mansion 3" Figure Is Appropriately Spooky

First 4 Figures’ “Luigi’s Mansion 3” Figure Is Appropriately Spooky

First 4 Figures is hard at work on a new Luigi’s Mansion 3 figure that you’ll want to Hoover up ASAP. You should, because it’s up for pre-order now. The 9″-inch figure features Luigi himself, clutching his Poltergust G-00 while an LED-lit Polterpup hangs out beside him in the more expensive options. You can opt […]

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New “Pokémon Sword & Shield” Footage Shows The First Town

Fans have been ecstatic over some newly released footage for Pokémon Sword & Shield showing off the first town you come across in the game. A few people have pointed out this new video, which you can check out below, is similar to the one people saw at Gamescom this year. But it has a few changes […]

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

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

This morning, Nintendo gave a proper release date for Dr. Kawashima’s Brain Training on the Nintendo Switch… for Europe. Originally, the only info we know about the game was that it would be coming out in Japan on December 27th, but nothing else was announced after that. Now we know the European version will be […]

“Mario Kart Tour” Receives A New Tokyo Track

Nintendo has added a brand new track to Mario Kart Tour this week, giving players a chance to zoom through the streets of Tokyo. They’ve done their best to make the tracks look like the city with every highlight they can, even sticking Mount Fuji in the background. You can check out more in the […]

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“Mario Kart Tour” Tokyo Tour Races To Mobile Devices This Week

Mario Kart Tour is headed to Tokyo as the game’s second set of courses arrive in the game. The update is coming to the game starting at 3 AM ET on October 9. The official Mario Kart Tour Twitter account posted some quick concept art from the upcoming tracks. You’ll race through scenic vistas and […]

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Bandai Are Releasing A “Pokémon” Pokédex Smartphone Case

Some cool news for obsessed Pokémon fans out there as new photos have emerged of a smartphone case that will turn it into a Pokédex. Sure, over the years, people have created small cases that also serve as some form of protection that mimic the look of one. But really, there aren’t any true-to-form designs […]

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The Rare Nintendo PlayStation Prototype Is Going Up For Sale

For retro game collectors, one of the holiest of holy grails you can’t really get your hands on has to be the Nintendo PlayStation prototype console. This thing was only seen in visual promo material up until a couple of years ago when someone found it in an attic. Now after having it featured on […]

The Kirby Cafe Will Be Getting A Permanent Home

The Kirby Café Will Be Getting A Permanent Home

Right now, if you happen to be in Tokyo in October, you can go visit the Kirby Café in Tokyo Solamachi as they reopen on October 7th. The original plan for the cafe was to be open for roughly a year and get people to try an exciting new location based on the Nintendo character. […]

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Former Nintendo Attorney John Kirby Passes Away

This week, we learned that former Nintendo attorney John Kirby passed away at age 79 on October 2nd, 2019, according to the New York Times. Normally when regular staffers from gaming companies pass away, there isn’t a ton of fanfare in the public eye. But this case is different as the man had two significant […]

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“Pokémon Sword & Shield” Livestream Reveals New Unicorn Pokémon

Pokémon fans got a real shocker this week as a new creature made their appearance during the Pokémon Sword and Shield livestream. Yesterday on Twitch, the game’s official channel started showing off a “live camera” fo what was supposed to be a camera in a forest of the Galar Region. You got some bugs, some […]

"Mario Kart Tour" Laps Other Apps As Nintendo's Most-Downloaded Mobile Game Ever

“Mario Kart Tour” Laps Other Apps As Nintendo’s Most-Downloaded Mobile Game Ever

Mario Kart Tour is Nintendo’s latest mobile game release, and it’s doing quite well for itself. The iOS and Android title racked up a whopping 90 million downloads in its first week alone. That makes it Nintendo’s biggest smartphone launch ever. Mario Kart Tour stands atop the list, over Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp at 14.3 million downloads […]

Nintendo Announces Super Mario Maker 2 Release For June 2019

“Super Mario Maker 2” Receives A Free Multiplayer Online Update

Some cool news from Nintendo today as the company just gave Super Mario Maker 2 a free update for both online and multiplayer modes. The Version 1.1.0 update will not give you the ability to play co-op and versus multiplayer with people on your Nintendo Switch friends list. This update works for both Multiplayer Versus and […]

"Pokémon Sword and Shield" Will Feature 18 Gyms, Optional Auto-Saving

“Pokémon Sword and Shield” Will Feature 18 Gyms, Optional Auto-Saving

Pokémon Sword and Shield is about to debut in November, and every day we learn a bit more about the games. Now, thanks to Game Informer’s latest cover story, we’ve got a whole new batch of info to dissect. According to Game Informer, there will be 18 total Gyms found in Pokémon Sword and Shield, […]

New Brain Age Coming To The Nintendo Switch

A New “Brain Age” Is Coming To The Nintendo Switch

Nintendo has announced the return of their mind fitness title Brain Age, bringing the series to the Nintendo Switch for the first time.  The new title is called officially called Train Your Brain: Nintendo Switch Training For Adults. It will launch in Japan on December 27th. There’s currently no word if the game will be […]