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Bits & Bytes: Mondays

Bits & Bytes, Features by Robert Marrujo, posted on 10/25/2021 23:51 Leave a Comment

Robert talks fighting against a lack of motivation!

GameStop Distribution of Shiny Zacian Underway

News, Press Releases by Robert Marrujo, posted on 10/22/2021 12:20 Leave a Comment

The special Legendary can be added to copies of Pokémon Shield!

Advance Wars 1+2: Re-Boot Camp Delayed Into 2022

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 11:42 Leave a Comment

The battle will not be beginning again this December, after all.

Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy — The Definitive Edition Launches Digitally in November, Physically in December

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 11:34 Leave a Comment

The wait for GTA on Switch is almost over!

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Review: Slime Rancher: Plortable Edition (Switch)

Games, Reviews by Achi Ikeda, posted on 10/20/2021 14:58 Leave a Comment

A superior way to experience this slime-rangling classic!

Pikachu and Eevee Headline New Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Balloon

News, Press Releases by Robert Marrujo, posted on 09:40 Leave a Comment

Get into the festive spirit with two beloved Pokémon soaring through the heart of New York City!

Senna Forever Expansion is Available now in Horizon Chase Turbo

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 09:23 Leave a Comment

Race as Ayrton Senna in this new update, along with a wealth of new content to experience!

Mysterious New Pokémon Legends: Arceus Trailer Might Spook You

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 08:59 Leave a Comment

Hope you brought a flashlight!

The Pokémon Super Pet Contest is Underway

Events, News by Robert Marrujo, posted on 08:39 Leave a Comment

Celebrate our beloved animal companions with this quirky competition!

Come Get a Refresher on Everything Coming in Animal Crossing: New Horizons Version 2.0

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 07:54 Leave a Comment

The last free update is bringing a ton of changes to the game!

Play! Pokémon Premier Events to Resume in 2022

News, Press Releases by Robert Marrujo, posted on 07:37 Leave a Comment

Competitive play is finally returning, with Pokémon GO now part of the fun!

Hardware Review: Nintendo Switch OLED Model

Games, Reviews by Robert Marrujo, posted on 10/19/2021 01:49 Leave a Comment

A better version of a great console, but is it enough to warrant a double-dip by current Switch owners?

Controversy Builds Regarding MercurySteam’s Policy on Giving In-Game Credit to Staff

News, Single Stories by Angela Marrujo, posted on 10/18/2021 15:01 1 Comment

The company has issued a statement.

Will We Get Native Versions of Kingdom Hearts on Switch? Series Producer is Undecided.

News, Single Stories by Angela Marrujo, posted on 14:58 Leave a Comment

Never say never.

Games To Welcome Fall

Features by Achi Ikeda, posted on 14:53 Leave a Comment

Celebrate the arrival of fall with these games!

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Review: Metroid Dread (Switch)

Reviews by Robert Marrujo, posted on 00:14 2 comments

Samus is back in a true masterpiece of a game!

Bits & Bytes: OLED

Bits & Bytes, Features by Robert Marrujo, posted on 10/17/2021 23:59 Leave a Comment

Robert talks the new Switch model and his impressions of the device so far!

Animal Crossing Direct: New Horizons Version 2.0 Brings Massive Changes

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 10/16/2021 16:10 Leave a Comment

This free update launches next month!

Animal Crossing Direct: Animal Crossing Direct: Happy Home Paradise DLC is Coming in November

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 13:18 1 Comment

The first paid downloadable content brings huge changes to the game!

Nintendo Switch Online Expansion Pack Launches 10.25

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 10/15/2021 20:12 Leave a Comment

You’ll gain access to a library of Nintendo 64 and SEGA Genesis games, as well as the Animal Crossing Happy Home Paradise DLC!

Animal Crossing Direct: Series 5 Animal Crossing amiibo Cards Drop 11.05

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 19:42 Leave a Comment

48 new cards will be available!

Ace Attorney 20th Anniversary Website is Live, Features New Art by Yusuke Nakamura

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 10/13/2021 08:50 Leave a Comment

Series character designer Kazuya Nuri has also contributed a drawing!

A Little Golf Journey Launches Tomorrow

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 08:25 Leave a Comment

Complete golf challenges and bring color back to the world!

Take a “First Look” at Chris Pratt as Mario in the Upcoming Super Mario Bros. Movie

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 08:09 Leave a Comment

Yes, it’s a joke, but it’s also pretty funny.

Review: Diablo II: Resurrected (Switch)

Games, Reviews by Robert Marrujo, posted on 07:45 Leave a Comment

The PC classic makes a triumphant return that newcomers and returning demon slayers alike will love!

Prep for Mario Party Superstars with this Overview Trailer

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 07:03 Leave a Comment

Come learn about online play and much more!

Pokémon TCG: Celebrations Collection is Available Now

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 10/11/2021 22:34 Leave a Comment

A special set celebrating the series’ 25th anniversary!

Pokémon 25: The Album Q&A Happening This Friday on Twitter

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 22:08 Leave a Comment

Log in at 12 PM PST to join in and partake!

Backlog Review: Curved Space (Switch)

Games, Reviews by Nick Dollar, posted on 21:19 Leave a Comment

A fun twin-stick shooter with some notable flaws.

7 Minutes Podcast—Nintendo’s Red-Headed Stepchild: Metroid’s 35th Anniversary

7 Minutes, Podcasts by Robert Marrujo, posted on 20:44 Leave a Comment

This time the crew is talking the adventures of Samus Aran!

Reminder: Pokémon the Movie: Secrets of the Jungle Streaming Now on Netflix

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 20:37 Leave a Comment

Ash makes a new friend who believes himself to be a Pokémon!

Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy — The Definitive Edition Finally Officially Announced

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 20:12 Leave a Comment

The worst kept secret in video games is finally confirmed!

The Animal Crossing Direct is this Friday

News, Nintendo Direct by Robert Marrujo, posted on 20:01 Leave a Comment

The broadcast will be roughly 20 minutes long!

Playtonic Friends and Skydevilpalm Bringing Victory Heat Rally to Switch

News, Single Stories by Alexia Huizar, posted on 16:34 Leave a Comment

The old school racer is coming next year!

Treasure Teases Potential Future Releases for Nintendo Switch Online

News, Single Stories by Alexia Huizar, posted on 16:21 Leave a Comment

Mischief Makers is one of multiple possibilities!

New Special Weapons Coming To Splatoon 3

News, Single Stories by Alexia Huizar, posted on 16:12 Leave a Comment

The Crab Tank and Zipcaster are changing things up!

Bits & Bytes: Dread

Bits & Bytes, Features by Robert Marrujo, posted on 10/10/2021 23:40 1 Comment

Robert reflects on the launch of Metroid Dread for this week’s edition!

Monster Hunter Rise is the Next Skin Coming to Tetris 99

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 10/05/2021 16:16 Leave a Comment

Maximus Cup 25 is nearly upon us!

Min Min, Steve, and Alex Amiibo Coming Next Year

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 15:42 Leave a Comment

Better clear some space on your shelves!

Reggie Thanks Sakurai Following the Reveal of Sora in Smash Ultimate

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 15:15 Leave a Comment

Respect for the conclusion of a long, arduous journey!

007’s Aston Martin Valhalla Has Come to Rocket League

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 15:06 Leave a Comment

Bond’s Aston Martin DB5 will also be available for purchase once more!

Knockout City Season 3: H@CKED is Live

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 14:49 Leave a Comment

Hacking, motorcycles, Brawl Pass, and a brand new map are all here!

The Kingdom Hearts Series is Coming to Switch as Cloud Games

News, Press Releases by Robert Marrujo, posted on 14:16 Leave a Comment

The mainline series is finally making its Nintendo console debut!

Challenger Pack 11 Brings a Final Batch of Mii Fighter Costumes to Smash Ultimate

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 13:54 Leave a Comment

DOOM and Splatoon are joining the wardrobe!

Sora from Kingdom Hearts is the Final Smash Ultimate Fighter

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 13:35 Leave a Comment

The roster is officially complete!

Reminder: The Final Mr. Sakurai Presents Airs Tomorrow

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 10/04/2021 15:10 Leave a Comment

Waluigi, Waluigi, Waluigi…

Dusk to Launch on Nintendo Switch This Month

News, Single Stories by Angela Marrujo, posted on 15:03 Leave a Comment

Get ready for 90s xtreme action.

A Boy and His Blob HD is Coming to Nintendo Switch

News, Single Stories by Angela Marrujo, posted on 14:59 Leave a Comment

Targeting a fall 2021 release window.

Bits & Bytes: 4K

Bits & Bytes, Features by Robert Marrujo, posted on 10/03/2021 23:18 Leave a Comment

Robert gives his thoughts on all those never-ending “Switch Pro” rumors!

Review: Sonic Colors: Ultimate (Switch)

Games, Reviews by Robert Marrujo, posted on 09/30/2021 18:32 Leave a Comment

An almost-perfect return of Sonic’s best 3D outing!

New Class of Noble Pokémon Revealed

News, Press Releases by Robert Marrujo, posted on 17:36 Leave a Comment

Kleavor is one of these new Pocket Monsters!

Capcom Collab 5 Brings Arthur of Ghosts ‘n Goblins to Monster Hunter Rise

News, Press Releases by Robert Marrujo, posted on 17:15 Leave a Comment

Launching at the end of October!

Monster Hunter Stories 2 Title Update 4 is Live, More Coming Next Month

News, Press Releases by Robert Marrujo, posted on 17:01 Leave a Comment

A Molten Tigrex could be yours right now!

7 Minutes Podcast—The Old Ways: Reconsidering Supposedly Bad Game Design Tropes

7 Minutes, Podcasts by Robert Marrujo, posted on 09/28/2021 19:53 Leave a Comment

This time the crew is debating the good and bad tropes of game design!

Physical Pre-Orders for Axiom Verge and Axiom Verge 2 Coming in October

News, Single Stories by Angela Marrujo, posted on 19:17 Leave a Comment

Collector’s and standard editions will both be available.

Pre-Orders for the Jumbo Arcanine Poké Plush are Available Now

News, Single Stories by Angela Marrujo, posted on 19:13 Leave a Comment

And it comes with an equally jumbo price tag.

Confirmed: A Donkey Kong-Themed Expansion is Coming to Super Nintendo World

News, Single Stories by Angela Marrujo, posted on 09/27/2021 22:50 Leave a Comment

2024 will be here before you know it.

Bits & Bytes: Movies

Bits & Bytes, Features by Robert Marrujo, posted on 09/26/2021 18:53 2 comments

Robert mulls over the casting news for the new Mario movie and questions not having Charles Martinet in the lead!

Five New Pokémon-Themed Manhole Covers Installed Throughout Japan’s Osaka Prefecture

News, Single Stories by Alexia Huizar, posted on 09/25/2021 18:16 Leave a Comment

Five more Pokémon manholes to discover in Japan!

Retro Fighters Celebrates GameCube’s 20th Anniversary with Reimagined Wireless GameCube Controllers, Now Available for Pre-Order

News, Single Stories by Alexia Huizar, posted on 18:09 Leave a Comment

The special gamepads come in authentic GameCube hues!

Retro-Bit is Bringing Alwa’s Awakening in both Physical and “Digical” Releases

News, Single Stories by Alexia Huizar, posted on 17:59 Leave a Comment

The game finally gets the authentic 8-bit release it deserves!

Nintendo Direct: Shadowrun Trilogy Drops in 2022

News, Nintendo Direct by Robert Marrujo, posted on 17:31 Leave a Comment

The trio of cyberpunk RPGs is coming to Switch!

Nintendo Direct: Mario Golf: Super Rush Adds Two New Courses and Golfers

News, Nintendo Direct by Robert Marrujo, posted on 17:19 Leave a Comment

Ninji and Koop Troopa are hitting the links!

Nintendo Direct: Castlevania Advance Collection is Real, Out Now on Switch

News, Nintendo Direct by Robert Marrujo, posted on 17:01 Leave a Comment

The rumors were true!

Nintendo Direct: Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic Releases in November

News, Nintendo Direct by Robert Marrujo, posted on 16:40 Leave a Comment

What’s old is new!

Nintendo Direct: Dying Light 2 Stay Human – Cloud Version and Dying Light: Platinum Edition Both Coming to Switch

News, Nintendo Direct by Robert Marrujo, posted on 16:23 Leave a Comment

The first of the pair launches in October!

Nintendo Direct: Disney Magical World 2: Enchanted Edition Warms Hearts This Winter

News, Nintendo Direct by Robert Marrujo, posted on 16:22 Leave a Comment

All of the 3DS DLC will be included!

Nintendo Direct: Disco Elysium – The Final Cut Getting Both Digital and Physical Releases on Switch

News, Nintendo Direct by Robert Marrujo, posted on 16:12 Leave a Comment

You’ll have to wait a little bit longer for the cartridge, though!

Nintendo Direct: Voice of Cards: The Isle Dragon Roars is a “Fresh Take on Tabletop RPGs”

News, Nintendo Direct by Robert Marrujo, posted on 15:36 Leave a Comment

From Yosuke Saito and Square Enix!

Nintendo Direct: Chocobo GP Mixes Final Fantasy with Mario Kart

News, Nintendo Direct by Robert Marrujo, posted on 15:20 Leave a Comment

And it’s coming exclusively to Switch!

Nintendo Direct: Triangle Strategy Launches March 2022

News, Nintendo Direct by Robert Marrujo, posted on 09/24/2021 17:58 Leave a Comment

Formerly known as Project Triangle Strategy!

Nintendo Direct: Metroid Dread—Sounds of Dread Trailer Dives Deep Into Planet ZDR

News, Nintendo Direct by Robert Marrujo, posted on 17:38 Leave a Comment

Only a couple of weeks away!

Nintendo Direct: Three New Boards Revealed for Mario Party Superstars

News, Nintendo Direct by Robert Marrujo, posted on 17:13 Leave a Comment

A trio of N64-era boards are part of the fun!

Monster Hunter Rise is on Sale

News, Nintendo Direct by Robert Marrujo, posted on 17:00 Leave a Comment

The deal lasts from now until 10.03!

Nintendo Direct: Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak Teases a 2022 Summer Launch

News, Nintendo Direct by Robert Marrujo, posted on 16:50 Leave a Comment

A “massive expansion” is on its way!

Nintendo Direct: Latest Splatoon 3 Trailer Highlights the “Return of the Mammalians”

News, Nintendo Direct by Robert Marrujo, posted on 16:37 Leave a Comment

A (seemingly playable) mech and more await in this latest look at the game!

Chris Pratt to Star in Illumination Super Mario Bros. Movie

News, Nintendo Direct by Robert Marrujo, posted on 16:04 Leave a Comment

It’s a star-studded cast, but Charles Martinet will not be voicing Mario himself…

The Final Mr. Sakurai Presents Coming 10.05

News, Nintendo Direct by Robert Marrujo, posted on 15:51 Leave a Comment

The last addition to the Smash Ultimate roster will be revealed!

Animal Crossing Direct to Showcase the Return of The Roost, Brewster, and More

News, Nintendo Direct by Robert Marrujo, posted on 15:43 Leave a Comment

Changes are a-coming!

Nintendo Direct: Bayonetta 3 Finally Shown Off, Coming 2022

News, Nintendo Direct by Robert Marrujo, posted on 15:30 Leave a Comment

It’s only been five years!

Nintendo Direct: Actraiser Renaissance is Out Now

News, Nintendo Direct by Robert Marrujo, posted on 15:02 Leave a Comment

A remaster of the SNES classic!

Nintendo Direct: Deltarune Chapter 2 is Available Now as a Free Update

News, Nintendo Direct by Robert Marrujo, posted on 09/23/2021 22:28 Leave a Comment

Pick right up from where you were in the first chapter!

Nintendo Direct: Nintendo Switch Online Expansion Pack Brings N64, Genesis Games to Service

News, Nintendo Direct by Robert Marrujo, posted on 16:23 Leave a Comment

A new tier of service at a new price!

Nintendo Direct: Kirby and the Forgotten Land Revealed

News, Nintendo Direct by Robert Marrujo, posted on 16:00 Leave a Comment

This new Kirby adventure lands in spring of 2022!

Nintendo Direct Broadcast Coming Tomorrow

News, Nintendo Direct by Robert Marrujo, posted on 09/22/2021 16:01 Leave a Comment

40 minutes of footage focused primarily on games launching this winter!

Ninty Fresh Issue Five is All About Metroid

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 09/21/2021 16:14 Leave a Comment

You can head to Kickstarter to fund it right now!

Swery’s The Good Life Launches in October

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 15:59 Leave a Comment

From the developer behind the Deadly Premonition series!

Freedom Planet 2 Set for Spring Launch on Steam, No Switch Announcement Just Yet

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 15:44 Leave a Comment

The original launched on both Wii U and Switch, so there’s still a chance!

Playtonic Publishing Lil Gator Game for Switch

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 15:24 Leave a Comment

The adorable platformer is coming in 2022!

PUMA x Animal Crossing: New Horizons Collection is Available Now

News, Press Releases by Robert Marrujo, posted on 15:05 Leave a Comment

Sneakers, hoodies, shorts, and more await!

Bits & Bytes: GameCube

Bits & Bytes, Features by Robert Marrujo, posted on 09/19/2021 21:49 Leave a Comment

Robert reminisces about GameCube turning 20!

Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom—Prince’s Edition is Out Now

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 09/17/2021 17:51 Leave a Comment

Includes the original game and all DLC!

SpongeBob SquarePants: The Cosmic Shake Coming “Soon” to Switch

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 17:35 Leave a Comment

Relive a plethora of moments and memories from the beloved cartoon!

Mega Man’s Rush Joins Monster Hunter Rise as a Palamute

News, Press Releases by Robert Marrujo, posted on 17:15 Leave a Comment

Capcom Collab 4 releases in one week!

Colors Live is Out Now on Switch

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 09/15/2021 21:04 Leave a Comment

The software that lets users draw right on the surface of the console’s touch screen!

Pokémon 25: The Album Drops Next Month

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 20:45 Leave a Comment

There are lots of options to hear all 14 tracks of music!

Pokémon TCG Illustration Contest 2022 Opens Submissions in October

Events, News by Robert Marrujo, posted on 20:34 Leave a Comment

$5,000 and your own art on a Pokémon card are up for grabs!

Pokémon the First Movie and Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You Double Feature Coming

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 16:36 Leave a Comment

Get both Blue-ray and DVD copies in a single purchase!

Trio of Major VIZ Nintendo Manga has Dropped

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 16:19 Leave a Comment

Zelda and Kirby’s latest volumes are out, while Animal Crossing makes its debut!

Nintendo Switch System Update 13.0.0 Adds Bluetooth Audio Support

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 15:58 Leave a Comment

Well, that’s a pleasant surprise!

7 Minutes Podcast—EASTMOST PENNINSULA: The Secrets Held by Old Games

7 Minutes, Podcasts by Robert Marrujo, posted on 09/13/2021 22:52 Leave a Comment

This latest episode features the crew talking about the many ways people would find secrets in old games!

Rumor: Nvidia Data Leak Points to Huge List of Upcoming Switch Games

News, Rumors by Robert Marrujo, posted on 22:45 Leave a Comment

Capcom, 2K, Square Enix, and many other companies are part of the pool of possible publishers!

Switch Gets a Price Slash in Europe

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 22:25 Leave a Comment

For the baseline model of the console!

Maximus Cup 24 Sports a WarioWare: Get it Together! Theme

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 22:16 Leave a Comment

The latest freebie up for grabs in Tetris 99 features everyone’s favorite garlic fiend!

Bits & Bytes: Solid

Bits & Bytes, Features by Robert Marrujo, posted on 09/12/2021 17:43 Leave a Comment

Robert wonders if Metal Gear Solid should ever come back without Kojima involved!

Platinum is Proud of Bayonetta 3 but Can’t Show it Yet

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 15:13 Leave a Comment

“It’s not our decision what to say and when to say it.”

Analogue Pocket Delayed Into December

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 14:55 Leave a Comment

“It’s very frustrating for us, too.”

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Review: The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles (Switch)

Games, Reviews by Robert Marrujo, posted on 09/10/2021 15:48 Leave a Comment

Turnabout success for this great port of two excellent Ace Attorney games!

Metroid Dread Overview Trailer Dives Deeper Into the Game

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 14:55 Leave a Comment

Come see new footage, how the amiibo function, and more!

Ball is Life: NBA 2K22 is Out Now

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 14:30 Leave a Comment

From downtown anywhere in town when you play on Switch!

New My Nintendo Rewards for WarioWare: Get it Together! Now Available

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 09/09/2021 16:37 Leave a Comment

Get yourself some new buttons ahead of the game’s release!

LEGO Super Mario 64 Set Announced

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 16:30 Leave a Comment

So that’s what was inside the question block!

Crash Bandicoot Twitter Page Might be Teasing Something

News, Rumors by Robert Marrujo, posted on 09/08/2021 22:44 Leave a Comment

The affable marsupial turns 25 tomorrow!

LEGO Teasing a New Super Mario Set

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 22:35 Leave a Comment

An enormous question block made of LEGO bricks has been teased!

Pokémon Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Spotted in Australia

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 22:25 Leave a Comment

Anyone have frequent flier miles for a trip down under?

Pokémon X OREO Cookies Coming Next Week, Pre-Orders Open

News, Press Releases by Robert Marrujo, posted on 22:07 Leave a Comment

Yes, cookies can be pre-ordered, apparently!

Walmart Offering Pen Set for Pre-Ordering Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Double Pack

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 21:47 Leave a Comment

The three pens are adorned with starter Pokémon!

Daemon X Machina is the Next Game Trial for European Nintendo Switch Online Members

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 09/06/2021 23:48 Leave a Comment

No word yet on North America!

Philip Summers Shuts Down Hand-Drawn Game Guides

Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 23:36 Leave a Comment

The creator cites pressure from an unnamed IP holder as the main reason.

Bits & Bytes: Loops

Bits & Bytes, Features by Robert Marrujo, posted on 23:07 Leave a Comment

A day late, but Robert talks core game loops and teaching his first college class this week!

Pokémon Evolutions is a New Series Celebrating the Franchise’s History

News, Press Releases by Robert Marrujo, posted on 09/03/2021 14:09 Leave a Comment

The first episode airs on September 9!

Big Brain Academy: Brain vs. Brain Marks a Surprising Return for the Series

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 13:55 Leave a Comment

Launching in December!

Global Chip Shortage Will Continue to Impact Switch Availability

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 13:41 Leave a Comment

The first batch of OLED models might not be followed up with another for a while!

Rumor: Game Boy Games Might be Coming to Nintendo Switch Online

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 08/31/2021 19:52 Leave a Comment

Of the monochromatic and colored variety!

Free Splatterhouse Theme Available Now in Pac-Man 99

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 19:31 Leave a Comment

The Wanpaku Graffiti theme is yours for the taking!

Hot Wheels Unleased DLC Plans Revealed

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 19:22 Leave a Comment

Batman, Barbie, TMNT, and more are heading to this upcoming racing game!

Bits & Bytes: Turtle Power

Bits & Bytes, Features by Robert Marrujo, posted on 08/29/2021 17:48 Leave a Comment

Cowabunga dudes and dudettes—Robert talks Shredder’s Revenge and Turtles in Time for this week’s Bits & Bytes!

7 Minutes Podcast—Man in the Mirror: Quantifying Who We Are as Players

7 Minutes, Podcasts by Robert Marrujo, posted on 17:27 Leave a Comment

This latest installment of the show finds the crew taking video game personality tests!

Koei Tecmo is Bringing Monster Rancher 1 & 2 DX to Switch This Year

News, Press Releases by Robert Marrujo, posted on 17:19 Leave a Comment

Both games bundled together and arriving in time for Christmas!

No More Heroes III is the Last Hurrah for Travis Touchdown

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 17:03 Leave a Comment

SUDA51 bids farewell to the series and character!

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder’s Revenge Gets Playable April O’Neil

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 16:52 Leave a Comment

The super reporter has hit our front page twice this weekend—ready to fight each time!

April O’Neil and CatDog Join the Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl Roster

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 16:23 Leave a Comment

The game launches this fall!

The Prince Vorkken DLC is Available Now for The Wonderful 101: Remastered

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 15:58 Leave a Comment

This content works with the free Time Attack DLC, as well!

You Can Play the WarioWare: Get It Together! Demo Right Now

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 15:43 Leave a Comment

Head to the eShop to try it before launch!

MyNintendo and LEGO Rewards Have Teamed Up

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 15:26 Leave a Comment

There’s also a LEGO Mario contest underway!

Ultimate Monster Hunter Amiibo Contest is Underway

Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 15:14 Leave a Comment

Fans can enter to win all of the Monster Hunter Rise and Stories 2 amiibo plus exclusive gold and silver variants!

Good Smile Skyward Sword Figma Link Pre-Orders Close Soon

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 15:02 Leave a Comment

Act fast if you want to get hold of one for yourself!

New Metroid Dread Cinematic Trailer Shows Off New Game Details

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 14:53 Leave a Comment

A Chozo warriors seems to be setting its sights on Samus!

The Pokémon TV App Has Come to Nintendo Switch

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 08/26/2021 18:46 Leave a Comment

Watch the anime, movies, and more!

PUMA is Teasing an Animal Crossing: New Horizons Collaboration

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 18:33 Leave a Comment

Get ready for some sweet new apparel!

Sonic Colors: Rise of the Wisps Part 2 is Live

News, News Videos by Robert Marrujo, posted on 18:17 Leave a Comment

Watch the first and second parts here!

Bits & Bytes: Paint

Bits & Bytes, Features by Robert Marrujo, posted on 08/22/2021 23:24 Leave a Comment

Robert is burning the midnight oil this week…

Pokémon Presents: Tons of Pokémon Legends: Arceus Details Unveiled

News, Pokémon Presents by Robert Marrujo, posted on 08/18/2021 23:51 Leave a Comment

A new battle system, crafting, and much more are on the way!

Pokémon Presents: New Features and Changes Revealed for Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl

News, Pokémon Presents by Robert Marrujo, posted on 23:29 Leave a Comment

Pocket Monster allies will once again follow you on-screen and much more!

Pokémon Presents: Dialga & Palkia Edition Switch Lite Set for November

News, Pokémon Presents by Robert Marrujo, posted on 23:00 Leave a Comment

A dash of panache just in time for the Diamond and Pearl remakes!

Bits & Bytes: Crash

Bits & Bytes, Features by Robert Marrujo, posted on 08/15/2021 23:58 Leave a Comment

This week, Robert talks about his obsession with Crash Bandicoot 4!

Spelunky and Spelunky 2 Launch August 26

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 08/13/2021 16:15 Leave a Comment

Just a couple of weeks for these two classics to hit the eShop!

Monster Hunter: Legends of the Guild Now Available to Stream on Netflix

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 15:55 Leave a Comment

A young hunter must strive to protect his village from harm!

Physical Edition of Crysis Remastered Launches in September

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 15:24 Leave a Comment

Plus an exclusive art card!

Pokémon Presents Set for Next Wednesday

News, Pokémon Presents by Robert Marrujo, posted on 11:36 Leave a Comment

All three upcoming Pokémon games will be featured!

Indie World: Axiom Verge 2 is Out Now

News, Nintendo Indie World by Robert Marrujo, posted on 11:24 Leave a Comment

The sequel to the much-beloved metroidvania is finally here!

Indie World: Shovel Knight Pocket Dungeon Confirmed for Winter

News, Nintendo Indie World by Robert Marrujo, posted on 11:06 Leave a Comment

Over ten heroes will be available to use!

Indie World: Metal Slug Tactics Locked and Loaded for 2022

News, Nintendo Indie World by Robert Marrujo, posted on 10:52 Leave a Comment

Finally confirmed for Switch!

Indie World: FAR: Changing Tides Comes Early 2022

News, Nintendo Indie World by Robert Marrujo, posted on 10:35 Leave a Comment

The sequel to FAR: Lone Sailsails!

Indie World: Eastward is a Gorgeous Pixel Art Adventure Coming Next Month

News, Nintendo Indie World by Robert Marrujo, posted on 08/12/2021 02:05 Leave a Comment

In the post-apocalypse, it’s you and a frying pan versus the world!

Indie World: Tetris Effect: Connected Drops in October

News, Nintendo Indie World by Robert Marrujo, posted on 01:49 Leave a Comment

The experimental, beautiful game is finally coming to a Nintendo console!

Indie World: Curious Expedition 2 is Out Now in the eShop

News, Nintendo Indie World by Robert Marrujo, posted on 01:13 Leave a Comment

Come learn more about this procedurally generated adventure!

Sonic & Tails Are Playable Characters in Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 00:59 Leave a Comment

Available for unlock day one!

Indie World: Astroneer Is Landing On Switch

News, Nintendo Indie World by Achi Ikeda, posted on 08/11/2021 13:14 Leave a Comment

The space exploration game is coming to Switch this January!

Indie World: Slime Rancher Finally Coming To Switch

News, Nintendo Indie World by Achi Ikeda, posted on 13:14 Leave a Comment

The game is now available in the eShop!

Indie World: Take New Snaps in TOEM: A Photo Adventure

News, Nintendo Indie World by Achi Ikeda, posted on 13:13 Leave a Comment

Take new photos in this photography-based adventure!

Backlog Review: Ninja Gaiden: Master Collection (Switch)

Games, Reviews by Robert Marrujo, posted on 08/10/2021 11:26 Leave a Comment

Ryu Hayabusa returns, but is this compilation an honorable representation of one of the greatest action game trilogies ever made?

Indie World Broadcast Set for Tomorrow

News, Nintendo Indie World by Robert Marrujo, posted on 09:14 Leave a Comment

Anticipate 20 minutes of indie game coverage!

Darksiders III Comes to Switch in September

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 08/09/2021 22:12 Leave a Comment

Includes both DLC packs!

Nintendo Switch Multiplayer Mayhem Sale Happening Now

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 21:58 Leave a Comment

Up to 30 percent off on select digital games!

Yet Another Video Game Auction World Record Smashed

News, Single Stories by Angela Marrujo, posted on 21:49 Leave a Comment

Nintendo games continue to empty people’s pockets at auction.

First Look at Blazing Strike—A Street Fighter and SNK-Inspired 2D Fighter

News, Single Stories by Angela Marrujo, posted on 21:41 Leave a Comment

Hitting us with the late-90s nostalgia.

7 Minutes Podcast—For Fun / For Glory: Multiplayer Gaming

7 Minutes, Podcasts by Robert Marrujo, posted on 00:22 Leave a Comment

For this ninth episode the crew tackles competitive and cooperative gaming!

Bits & Bytes: Half-Genie

Bits & Bytes, Features by Robert Marrujo, posted on 08/08/2021 23:59 Leave a Comment

WayForward’s purple-haired heroine has come a long way since 2001!

Latest Sonic Colors: Ultimate Trailer Breaks Down the Wisps

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 08/07/2021 02:59 Leave a Comment

Care to meet Sonic’s colorful allies?

The First Mario Golf: Super Rush Update is Available

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 02:43 Leave a Comment

Toadette and New Donk City have arrived!

Nintendo Releases a 30-Second Metroid Dread Teaser

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 02:25 Leave a Comment

A tantalizing look at the biggest game of the fall!

Super Nintendo World Merchandise Up For Sale at Universal Studios Hollywood

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 02:13 Leave a Comment

A taste of what’s to come!

Nintendo Switch Online Offering a Number of Free Trial Games

News, Single Stories by Achi Ikeda, posted on 08/04/2021 17:41 Leave a Comment

The trials cross multiple regions and include games like Minecraft Dungeons.

Super Nintendo World Appears to be Getting a Donkey Kong-Themed Expansion

News, Single Stories by Angela Marrujo, posted on 17:33 Leave a Comment

A mere rumor no more!

Maximus Cup 23 Offering a Skyward Sword HD-Inspired Theme for Tetris 99

News, Single Stories by Achi Ikeda, posted on 17:28 Leave a Comment

The theme is available this weekend for those who participate in this latest Maximus Cup!

Kitaria Fables is a Delightfully Cute Action-RPG

News, Press Releases by Robert Marrujo, posted on 08/03/2021 00:53 Leave a Comment

Launching this September, both digitally and physically!

Nintendo and Lunchables Have Teamed Up Once More

Events, News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 00:35 Leave a Comment

A ton of games and a prize pack worth $1,000 are all up for grabs!

Fresh Katamari Damacy Merchandise is Here Courtesy of Fangamer

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 00:17 Leave a Comment

New keychains are part of a delightful range of Katamari goods!

POLYMEGA Launching September 12

News, Press Releases by Robert Marrujo, posted on 08/02/2021 23:35 Leave a Comment

After numerous setbacks, is the modular retro console finally going to reach consumers?

Japan Post Service Offers Promo Stamp Box and Pokémon Cards

News, Single Stories by Achi Ikeda, posted on 23:19 Leave a Comment

Limited to Japan only, these stamps and promo cards are still attracting US scalpers

Pokémon Unite Now On Switch, But Some Players Are Not Happy

News, Single Stories by Achi Ikeda, posted on 23:14 Leave a Comment

Even before the game was released, it still faced backlash.

The Game of Life: Super Mario Edition is Out Now

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 23:11 Leave a Comment

Special minigames and a battle with Bowser await!

Bits & Bytes: Button

Bits & Bytes, Features by Robert Marrujo, posted on 08/01/2021 22:29 Leave a Comment

This week, Robert has Sonic on his mind thanks to the latest issue of Retro Gamer!

Book Club: Boss Fight Books Final Fantasy VI

Book Club, Features by Robert Marrujo, posted on 07/30/2021 02:32 Leave a Comment

The most important analysis of video game music since Andrew Schartmann’s look at Koji Kondo’s Super Mario Bros. score!

Animal Crossing: New Horizons Update 1.11.0 is Live

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 02:03 Leave a Comment

Weekly fireworks are back along with some new seasonal items to buy!

Phocom Blue Light Glasses Offer a Solid Alternative for Optical Protection

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 01:15 Leave a Comment

Quality gear for discerning gamers at reasonable prices!

Ori the Collection Features Both Ori Games on One Cartridge

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 07/29/2021 23:59 Leave a Comment

A duo of Metroidvanias that should not be missed!

Free Update Coming to New Pokémon Snap

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 23:54 Leave a Comment

Fresh areas and Pocket Monsters are part of the update!

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Review: Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1+2 (Switch)

Games, Reviews by Robert Marrujo, posted on 07/28/2021 03:04 Leave a Comment

These Nintendo 64 classics are grinding their way right back into our hearts!

Ōkami’s Amaterasu Comes to Monster Hunter Rise as a Special Palamute

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 01:33 Leave a Comment

The Capcom Collab 2 DLC launches later this week!

Ace Attorney Turnabout Collection Bundles Five Games in the Series

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 01:17 Leave a Comment

A sweet deal in celebration of The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles’ launch!

3DS System Update 11.15.0-47 is Live (Yes, You Read That Right)

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 00:45 Leave a Comment

The 3DS family of systems is taking stability to the next level!

Dr. Mario World Shutting Down in November

Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 00:34 Leave a Comment

Diamond purchases end as of today.

Resident Evil Getting a Line of Themed Perfumes

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 07/27/2021 23:59 Leave a Comment

A splash of biohazard to set the mood!

Free New Content is Still on the Way for Animal Crossing: New Horizons

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 23:50 Leave a Comment

The first bit lands on July 29!

7 Minutes Podcast—Attract Mode: E3, Hype, and Games Marketing

7 Minutes, Podcasts by Robert Marrujo, posted on 07/26/2021 00:56 Leave a Comment

For this eighth episode the crew is talking hype-building for video games!

Knockout City Season 2 Launches Tomorrow

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 00:50 Leave a Comment

Fight at the Movies promises new events, cosmetics, and more!

Bits & Bytes: Fonts

Bits & Bytes, Features by Robert Marrujo, posted on 07/25/2021 23:39 1 Comment

Robert talks about the use of scrolling text and fonts in Skyward Sword HD and Ocarina of Time!

Pre-Orders Now Open for Retro-Bit Crimson Red SEGA Genesis Controllers

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 23:21 Leave a Comment

Shipping in time for Christmas!

Tokyo Olympics Parade of Nations Featured Tons of Video Game Music

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 23:06 Leave a Comment

Final Fantasy, Sonic, and many other franchises were featured!

New Character Seer Coming to Apex Legends Next Week

News, Press Releases by Robert Marrujo, posted on 22:54 Leave a Comment

Emergence will be available starting August 3!

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Review: The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD (Switch)

Games, Reviews by Robert Marrujo, posted on 07/21/2021 02:08 3 comments

A soaring return for one of the best games in the series!

Three More SNES Games Coming to Nintendo Switch Online Next Week

News, Press Releases by Robert Marrujo, posted on 07/20/2021 22:35 Leave a Comment

Claymates and a couple of other obscurities are joining the lineup!

Incredibly Rare Kirby e-Reader Card Up for Auction

News, Single Stories by Angela Marrujo, posted on 22:22 Leave a Comment

Got cash burning a (major) hole in your pocket?

Collector’s and Deluxe Editions Coming for No More Heroes III

News, Single Stories by Angela Marrujo, posted on 22:18 Leave a Comment

The Deluxe Edition comes with content signed by SUDA51.

Fangamer’s Banjo-Kazooie Plush Set is Available Now at Best Buy

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 01:28 Leave a Comment

The bear and bird duo are stuffed and adorable!

TV Review: Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness (Netflix Miniseries)

Reviews by Robert Marrujo, posted on 01:13 Leave a Comment

Leon S. Kennedy and Claire Redfield are back in a new adventure set after the events of Resident Evil 4!

Metroids No Longer Exist as of Metroid Dread

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 07/19/2021 22:03 Leave a Comment

This info and more is being revealed as part of the Metroid Dread Report!

Link and Zelda on a Loftwing, on a date, in Zelda: Skyward Sword

Bits & Bytes: Sky

Bits & Bytes, Features by Robert Marrujo, posted on 07/18/2021 20:18 Leave a Comment

Robert returns to the original Skyward Sword right before delving into the HD remaster!

Rumor: Metroid Prime Trilogy Port for Switch is Complete

News, Rumors by Robert Marrujo, posted on 19:47 Leave a Comment

The game “is done and Nintendo is holding it.”

Disrupting the Game: Reggie Fils-Aimé is Writing a Book

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 19:27 Leave a Comment

The former Nintendo of America president will bring the book to market in 2022!

Nintendo Promoting Zelda Games On Switch Ahead of Skyward Sword HD Launch

News, Single Stories by Achi Ikeda, posted on 11:13 Leave a Comment

Three Legend of Zelda games now on Nintendo Switch Online!

That Game Company’s Sky Flutters Onto Switch!

News, Single Stories by Achi Ikeda, posted on 07/17/2021 14:25 Leave a Comment

Sky, the latest game by That Game Company is now free to download on Switch!

Spiritfarer Documentary Premiere Monday July 19

News, Single Stories by Achi Ikeda, posted on 14:25 Leave a Comment

The documentary will premiere live on YouTube at 11am PT on July 19.

VIZ Bringing Dragon Quest: The Adventure Of Dai To The West In Spring 2022

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 07/15/2021 20:55 Leave a Comment

A new translation of the classic manga is coming next year!

The Mr. X Nightmare DLC For Streets Of Rage 4 Is Out Now, But Inaccessible On Switch

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 20:33 Leave a Comment

Dotemu is working right now to fix the problem!

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Edible Arrangements Are Available Now

Events, News, Press Releases by Robert Marrujo, posted on 20:22 Leave a Comment

There’s also a sweepstakes to try and win a Nintendo Switch console!

Expect Delays For Zelda & Loftwing Amiibo

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 20:04 Leave a Comment

Not anticipated to be widely available until next month!

SEGA Offers A New Look At Changes And Enhancements In Sonic Colors: Ultimate

News, Press Releases by Robert Marrujo, posted on 19:49 Leave a Comment

The Wii game is better than ever on Switch with a higher resolution, a new Wisp ability, and more!

The TAG Heuer x Super Mario Collaboration Is A $2,150 Watch

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 18:38 Leave a Comment

And it’s already sold out.

Pokemon Unite Launching Next Week

News, Press Releases by Robert Marrujo, posted on 17:45 Leave a Comment

The game is releasing first for Nintendo Switch!

Pictooi Is Here To Scratch Your Picross Itch

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 17:23 Leave a Comment

A nonogram game for both newbies and experts!

“All Aksys” Showcase Coming In August

News, Single Stories by Achi Ikeda, posted on 07/13/2021 21:36 Leave a Comment

Aksys Games will host the “All Aksys” showcase over Twitch this August 6!

Shadow the Hedgehog Statues Revealed By First 4 Figures

Single Stories by Achi Ikeda, posted on 21:36 Leave a Comment

First 4 Figures Shadow the Hedgehog figure now available for pre-order with an early bird special.

7 Minutes Podcast—Paradise Lost: Arcades In The Modern Day

7 Minutes, Podcasts by Robert Marrujo, posted on 07/11/2021 22:39 Leave a Comment

For episode seven, the crew talks arcades then and now!

Designer Steven Mayles Celebrates Donkey Kong Turning 40 With New Art

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 22:29 Leave a Comment

A delightful tribute for a beloved character!

Bits & Bytes: Primetime

Bits & Bytes, Features by Robert Marrujo, posted on 22:17 Leave a Comment

Robert is talking Metroid Prime 3 this week!

TAG Heuer x Super Mario Collaboration Reveal Set For Tuesday

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 21:43 Leave a Comment

What could the luxury watchmaker be cooking up?

Nintendo Won’t Explicitly Say Whether Joy-Con Drift Will Be Fixed for the OLED Switch

News, Single Stories by Angela Marrujo, posted on 21:27 Leave a Comment

A cagey statement from Nintendo fails to address the issue.

Two Sealed Nintendo Games Break World Record — Back to Back — for Most Expensive Video Game Auction

News, Single Stories by Angela Marrujo, posted on 21:24 Leave a Comment

It only took 48 hours for one record to eclipse the other.

Pokémon All-Stars Collection Coming to UNIQLO UT

News, Single Stories by Angela Marrujo, posted on 21:22 Leave a Comment

Lots of graphic tees for men, women, and kids.

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Review: Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin (Switch)

Games, Reviews by Nick Dollar, posted on 07/09/2021 23:56 Leave a Comment

Monster Hunter meets Pokémon in this turn-based RPG monster collection game

Danganronpa: Decadence Release Date Revealed

News, Single Stories by Achi Ikeda, posted on 07/07/2021 20:36 Leave a Comment

The compilation will release 12.03.21 and has a standard and collector’s edition now available for pre-order.

Free Update to Mario Kart Circuit: Live Now Available

News by Achi Ikeda, posted on 20:32 Leave a Comment

A free update with flying barrels, oil slicks, and dinosaurs!

New Uniqlo Animal Crossing Clothes Drop

News by Achi Ikeda, posted on 20:32 Leave a Comment

New shirts have been added to Uniqlo’s Animal Crossing collection!

Review: Mario Golf: Super Rush (Switch)

Games, Reviews by Robert Marrujo, posted on 01:45 Leave a Comment

Does the series’ console return land on the green or sail into a water hazard?

Nintendo Switch System Update Version 12.1.0 Is Live

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 00:19 Leave a Comment

A new feature for downloading software headlines this latest firmware update!

Fitness Boxing 2: Musical Journey DLC Out Now

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 00:09 Leave a Comment

Get your groove on with these new tunes!

Answered: Your Switch OLED Dock Questions

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 07/06/2021 23:22 Leave a Comment

Learn the details about the new dock and check out the special Switch OLED carrying case!

Mario Golf: Super Rush Theme Coming To Tetris 99

Events, News by Robert Marrujo, posted on 23:06 Leave a Comment

The 22nd Maximus Cup begins on July 9!

Nintendo Switch OLED Model Announced

News, Press Releases by Robert Marrujo, posted on 22:48 Leave a Comment

Built in ethernet port, OLED screen, and more coming in October!

Bits & Bytes: Independence

Bits & Bytes, Features by Robert Marrujo, posted on 07/04/2021 10:31 Leave a Comment

This week, Robert talks about playing Tony Hawk 1+2 and how it pulled him back into the days of Limp Bizkit and geometry quizzes!

Nintendo Is Running A Skyward Sword HD Sweepstakes

Events, News by Robert Marrujo, posted on 06/29/2021 23:36 Leave a Comment

Enter for the chance to win a multitude of Zelda goodies!

Zavvi Pokémon Summer Collection ’21 Is Live

News, Press Releases by Robert Marrujo, posted on 23:19 Leave a Comment

Clothes and gear of your favorite Pocket Monsters with a tropical twist!

Former Star Fox Dev Wants A New Game Without The “Gimmicks”

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 23:07 Leave a Comment

Giles Goddard thinks going back to the series’ roots would work wonders!

Kazuya Is Available Now In Smash Ultimate

News, Press Releases by Robert Marrujo, posted on 00:50 Leave a Comment

There are four additional Mii Fighter costumes available, as well, including Shantae!

Pokémon Celebrations Is The Next TCG Expansion

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 00:22 Leave a Comment

Launching as part of the ongoing 25th anniversary festivities!

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Hardware Review: EPOS H3 Closed Acoustic Gaming Headset

Games, Reviews by Zack Fornaca, posted on 06/28/2021 23:40 Leave a Comment

A well-built, well-considered option for long gaming sessions.

7 Minutes Podcast—Deep in the Tall Grass: 25 Years, 932 Pokémon

7 Minutes, Podcasts by Robert Marrujo, posted on 06/27/2021 23:50 Leave a Comment

For episode six, the crew talks Pocket Monsters turning 25!

Video Games Influence On Archaeology—Part 2

Features, Specials by Achi Ikeda, posted on 23:42 Leave a Comment

Achi wraps up her analysis of the ties between video games and archaeology!

Bits & Bytes: Mint

Bits & Bytes, Features by Robert Marrujo, posted on 23:20 Leave a Comment

Robert talks about a brand spanking new GameCube he got his hands on!

Nintendo 64 Turns 25

Features, Specials by Robert Marrujo, posted on 06/23/2021 23:35 Leave a Comment

A quarter century has passed since Nintendo revolutionized the video game industry… for a second time!

Come Watch The Sonic 30th Anniversary Symphony

Specials by Robert Marrujo, posted on 23:10 Leave a Comment

A wonderful celebration that touches on much of the character’s long, rich history!

Nintendo Drops A Skyward Sword HD Overview Trailer

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 22:59 Leave a Comment

Getting everyone prepared for its release next month!

Archaeology’s Influence On Video Games—Part 1

Features, Specials by Achi Ikeda, posted on 22:21 Leave a Comment

The first of a two-part examination of the impact that video games and archaeology have had on one another!

Metroid Dread Tops GameStop Pre-Orders List Post E3

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 06/21/2021 23:37 Leave a Comment

Five additional Nintendo games are in high demand, as well!

Hardware Review: PowerA FUSION Pro Wireless Controller

Games, Reviews by Robert Marrujo, posted on 23:21 Leave a Comment

The Pro Controller has some true competition now, particularly for those who enjoy first and third-person shooters!

Register Now To Hear Our Own Achi Ikeda Talk The Relationship Between Video Games And Archaeology

Features, Specials by Robert Marrujo, posted on 22:45 Leave a Comment

She speaks as part of this year’s Archaeology Roadshow on June 24!

Bits & Bytes: Father

Bits & Bytes, Features by Robert Marrujo, posted on 06/20/2021 15:07 Leave a Comment

Robert’s thinking of his dad on Father’s Day.

E3 2021: Yoshio Sakamato Talks Metroid Dread Development

Features, Specials by Robert Marrujo, posted on 06/18/2021 00:09 Leave a Comment

The creator of Samus and Metroids speaks about the long production process for Metroid 5!

E3 2021: Kazuya Mashima Coming To Smash Ultimate, Sakurai Presents Drops on 06.28

E3, News, Nintendo Direct by Robert Marrujo, posted on 06/17/2021 22:36 Leave a Comment

The Tekken fighter is ready to make his mark among the Nintendo pantheon!

E3 2021: Breath of the Wild 2 Coming 2022, New Trailer Dropped

E3, News, Nintendo Direct by Robert Marrujo, posted on 22:08 Leave a Comment

A brief but tantalizing look at the huge sequel!

E3 2021: Shin Megami Tensei V Gets A Release Date

E3, News, Nintendo Direct by Robert Marrujo, posted on 21:49 Leave a Comment

Physical preorders start June 21!

E3 2021: Game & Watch: The Legend of Zelda Packs Three Classic Zelda Games Into One

E3, News, Nintendo Direct by Robert Marrujo, posted on 21:35 Leave a Comment

Launching this November!

E3 2021: Mario Party Superstars Goes To The Series’ N64 Roots

E3, News, Nintendo Direct by Robert Marrujo, posted on 21:11 Leave a Comment

Five classic boards return in October!

E3 2021: Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope Set To Embark In 2022

E3, News, Nintendo Direct by Robert Marrujo, posted on 20:37 Leave a Comment

The oddball take on XCOM returns for a second installment!

E3 2021: Advance Wars 1+2: Re-Boot Camp Bundles The First Two GBA Installments

E3, News, Nintendo Direct by Robert Marrujo, posted on 20:14 Leave a Comment

Andy, Max, and Sami are back!

E3 2021: WarioWare: Get It Together! Brings Two-Player Microgames This September

E3, News, Nintendo Direct by Robert Marrujo, posted on 19:54 Leave a Comment

The first new installment in three years!

E3 2021: Fatal Frame: Maiden of Black Water Coming Later This Year

E3, News, Nintendo Direct by Achi Ikeda, posted on 06/16/2021 15:49 Leave a Comment

The remastered Wii U game will be coming to Switch later this year.

E3 2021: Metroid Dread Is The First All-New 2D Installment In 19 Years

E3, News, Nintendo Direct by Robert Marrujo, posted on 15:37 Leave a Comment

Coming to Nintendo Switch in October!

Preview: ConnecTank

Games, Previews by Robert Marrujo, posted on 06/14/2021 02:18 Leave a Comment

Part strategy, part funny, zany narrative! Come get the scoop on the latest Nastume Indies Game.

Round Table: E3 2021 Predictions

Features, Round Tables by Robert Marrujo, posted on 01:28 Leave a Comment

The staff weighs in on what to expect tomorrow!

Bits & Bytes: E3

Bits & Bytes, Features by Robert Marrujo, posted on 06/13/2021 23:41 Leave a Comment

Robert recalls his first trip to E3 in this week’s installment!

Nintendo Switch Digital Deals Sale Begins Tuesday

E3, News by Robert Marrujo, posted on 06/11/2021 00:57 Leave a Comment

Right in time for the latest Nintendo Direct!

Here’s The Full E3 Broadcasting Lineup

E3, News by Robert Marrujo, posted on 00:51 Leave a Comment

All the times for all of the festivities for this year’s all-digital extravaganza!

$12 Million Lawsuit Filed Against Capcom For Copyright Infringement

Industry Chatter, News by Robert Marrujo, posted on 00:36 Leave a Comment

Resident Evil 4 and Devil May Cry are just two of the games that are part of the litigation.

Review: Unto The End (Switch)

Games, Reviews by Achi Ikeda, posted on 00:12 Leave a Comment

Excellent production values let down by frustrating combat.

Sunblaze Is A Brutal Platformer Inspired By Celeste

News, Press Releases by Robert Marrujo, posted on 06/10/2021 00:17 Leave a Comment

It’s out now in the eShop!

G FUEL Unveils New Tetris Blast Flavor

News, Press Releases by Robert Marrujo, posted on 00:06 Leave a Comment

There’s a limited edition collector’s box available, too!

Book Club: Press Reset: Ruin And Recovery In The Video Game Industry

Book Club, Features by Robert Marrujo, posted on 06/09/2021 23:34 Leave a Comment

Journalist Jason Schreier’s latest book is a must-read look at the pitfalls of corporate meddling, ineptitude, and outright greed within the video game industry.

Switch Firmware 12.0.3 Update Suddenly Halted

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 06/08/2021 15:53 Leave a Comment

No official word on why the update was pulled by Nintendo.

Unearthed Nintendo Floppy Contains Content Removed From Final Version Of EarthBound

News, Single Stories by Angela Marrujo, posted on 15:39 Leave a Comment

“There’s someone who makes games even after the age of 45. But I won’t say who.”

Nintendo Museum to Open in Kyoto in 2024

News, Single Stories by Angela Marrujo, posted on 15:33 Leave a Comment

It will live in one of the company’s former playing card plants.

Bits & Bytes: Crunch

Bits & Bytes, Features by Robert Marrujo, posted on 06/06/2021 23:58 Leave a Comment

Game development’s dirty open secret.

New Pokemon Snap Bug Fix Update

News, Single Stories by Achi Ikeda, posted on 06/05/2021 16:42 Leave a Comment

Now live patch fixes a bug in New Pokemon Snap mission “Proud Warrior.”

New Nintendo Patent Could Add Personalized Recommendations To eShop

News, Single Stories by Achi Ikeda, posted on 16:42 Leave a Comment

Nintendo eShop could soon be recommending your next favorite game!

Upcoming Sonic Symphony Concert And Sonic Colors Animation Detailed

News, Single Stories by Achi Ikeda, posted on 06/03/2021 15:28 Leave a Comment

Upcoming Virtual Symphony and new Sonic animation for Sonic Colors!

E3 Nintendo Direct Set For June 15

News, Nintendo Direct by Robert Marrujo, posted on 15:21 Leave a Comment

Roughly 40 minutes of footage will be aired!

Hardware Review: Hyperkin RetroN Sq

Games, Reviews by Robert Marrujo, posted on 05/31/2021 17:56 Leave a Comment

A new and great way to play the Game Boy library on a TV!

Listings for Nintendo Switch Pro, Metroid Prime 4 Appear and Disappear, Fueling Release Rumors

News, Single Stories by Angela Marrujo, posted on 16:10 Leave a Comment

Will we see a Switch Pro release before E3 2021?

Sonic Birthday Pack Coming to Japan for the Blue Blur’s 30th Anniversary

News, Single Stories by Angela Marrujo, posted on 16:06 Leave a Comment

Yes, as usual, Japan gets all the cool stuff.

Review: Calico (Switch)

Games, Reviews by Achi Ikeda, posted on 05/30/2021 22:23 Leave a Comment

A cute, fluffy unfinished mess.

7 Minutes Podcast—The Wolf Among Us: The Legacy of Ōkami, 15 Years Later

7 Minutes, Podcasts by Robert Marrujo, posted on 22:07 Leave a Comment

For episode five, the crew talks Capcom’s seminal GameCube classic!

Bits & Bytes: Boxes

Bits & Bytes, Features by Robert Marrujo, posted on 21:58 Leave a Comment

The magic of game boxes.

Shiva Is Playable In The Upcoming Mr. X Nightmare DLC For Streets Of Rage 4

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 05/28/2021 17:31 Leave a Comment

Come take a look at the living weapon in action!

Rumor: Sonic Rangers Might Be The Next Installment In The Series

News, Rumors by Robert Marrujo, posted on 16:38 Leave a Comment

A couple of slips might have pulled the curtain back early!

Sonic Colors: Ultimate Coming This September

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 16:17 Leave a Comment

The Wii classic is getting an HD remaster!

Roger Craig Smith Is Returning As Sonic The Hedgehog

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 05/27/2021 00:37 Leave a Comment

Parting isn’t very sorrowful when it only lasts a few months!

Evercade VS Pre-Orders Open Up Today

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 00:26 Leave a Comment

Better act fast if you want the Founder Edition!

Release Dates Announced For Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl

News, Press Releases by Robert Marrujo, posted on 05/26/2021 23:54 Leave a Comment

Pokemon Legends: Arceus has also been given a street date!

Dragon Quest 35th Anniversary Livestream Reveals Dragon Quest XII And More

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Lots games in store for DQ fans!

Monster Hunter Rise Update 3.0 Available Now

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More monsters and a new ending with the Monster Hunter Rise 3.0 update!

Skyward Sword‘s Amiibo Is Causing Controversy

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The new amiibo includes an exclusive feature specific to Skyward Sword HD.

1Print Games Reveals Next Three Physical Releases

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The first, Neo Cab, is releasing in early June!

Shin Megami Tensei III Nocturne HD Remaster Is Available Now

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A modernized version of the beloved classic!

Sonic Central Is Thursday And Promises News About The Blue Blur’s 30th

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The broadcast promises info about “upcoming projects, partnerships, and events!”

Astalon: Tears of the Earth Makes Dying Beneficial

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Get killed and come back stronger!

Mighty Goose Launching Next Week

News, Press Releases by Robert Marrujo, posted on 17:22 Leave a Comment

This goose is packing heat!

New Blaster Master Zero 3 Details Released

News, Press Releases by Robert Marrujo, posted on 17:09 Leave a Comment

Come learn about the third and final entry in this beloved prequel series!

Ninjala Has Hit Seven Million Downloads

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The Monster Hunter Rise collaboration is in full swing, too!

Ninty Fresh Issue Four Is On Indiegogo

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This issue will be focused on all things Zelda!

Bits & Bytes: Plug And Play

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Does it get more instant than a Game Boy?

Nintendo Switch Online Getting Five New Games This Wednesday

News, Press Releases by Robert Marrujo, posted on 17:26 Leave a Comment

The service will surpass 100 available total titles.

Zelda & Loftwing Amiibo Coming In July

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 17:01 Leave a Comment

To coincide with the launch of The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD!

Review: TOHU (Switch)

Games, Reviews by Achi Ikeda, posted on 16:37 Leave a Comment

A great aesthetic let down by a middling narrative.

Double Dragon Day Is Coming Next Week

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 16:19 Leave a Comment

Courtesy of Limited Run Games!

HelloFresh Miitopia Sweepstakes

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Enter to win a Switch console and a digital copy of Miitopia!

Ni No Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom – Prince’s Edition Coming To Switch

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The game will arrive on Switch this coming September 17.

More Mario Golf: Super Rush Details Unveiled In New Trailer

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 05/17/2021 18:48 1 Comment

Motion controls, Speed Golf mode, and more!

Kirby Sings Artwork

HAL Laboratory Teases That More Kirby Is in Our Future

News, Single Stories by Angela Marrujo, posted on 18:32 1 Comment

The “next phase” of the franchise is on the way.

“Many New Software Titles” Headed to Switch This Year, According to Nintendo

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We’ll believe it when we see it.

7 Minutes Podcast—“Not Enough Cash, Stranger”: Gaming On A Budget

7 Minutes, Podcasts by Robert Marrujo, posted on 05/16/2021 19:21 Leave a Comment

For this fourth installment the crew talks gaming with limited funds!

Bits & Bytes: Of Kongs And Kings

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Reminiscing about Donkey Kong Country.

Several New Steamworld Games In Development

News, Single Stories by Achi Ikeda, posted on 05/13/2021 21:25 Leave a Comment

Not one, but multiple games for the Steamworld series are said to be in development by Thunderful Group AB!

Limited Run Games Officially Announces Details On E3 Presentation

News, Single Stories by Achi Ikeda, posted on 21:23 Leave a Comment

E3 2021 will be completely virtual. Freely join Limited Run Games this coming June 14!

Take A Gander At First 4 Figures’ Mumbo Jumbo And Crocodile Banjo Statues

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 05/12/2021 23:35 Leave a Comment

Pre-orders are now open!

Target Has Provisionally Halted Sales Of Pokémon TCG Products

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 23:14 Leave a Comment

Scalpers continue to be a pain in the neck for real fans…

Review: Thomas Was Alone (Switch)

Games, Reviews by Achi Ikeda, posted on 22:23 Leave a Comment

Get ready to meet your new favorite rectangles; a fun platformer with a memorable, endearing cast.

Bits & Bytes: Mother

Bits & Bytes, Features by Robert Marrujo, posted on 05/09/2021 16:56 Leave a Comment

Mothers and video games on Mother’s Day.

Game Builder Garage Let’s You Awaken Your Inner Game Programmer

News, Press Releases by Robert Marrujo, posted on 05/07/2021 17:31 Leave a Comment

Launching this June both physically and digitally!

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Review: New Pokémon Snap (Switch)

Games, Reviews by Achi Ikeda, posted on 17:02 Leave a Comment

The perfect combination of bringing back what made the last game spectacular, while also modernizing and innovating for current audiences.

Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2 Grinds Onto Switch In June

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 05/05/2021 13:22 Leave a Comment

The Nintendo 64 classic is nearly here!

Rumor: Namco Owns The Street Fighter Trademark

News, Rumors by Robert Marrujo, posted on 05/04/2021 23:50 Leave a Comment

Which would mean Capcom has to pay to use the name every time!

Editorial: The Toys For Bob Controversy Speaks To The Problem Of Mixed Messages In The Industry

Editorials, Features by Robert Marrujo, posted on 23:06 Leave a Comment

Robert argues that fan reaction to recent rumors is grounded in seeming hypocrisy on Activision’s part.

PowerA Launching A Waluigi Enhanced Wireless Controller

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 05/03/2021 21:14 Leave a Comment

The string of can’t-miss Switch controllers is running strong!

Save Me, Mr. Tako: Definitive Edition Launches This Week

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 21:01 Leave a Comment

A second lease on life after being delisted from the eShop.

Animal Crossing Gets A Uniqlo Clothing Line

News, Single Stories by Achi Ikeda, posted on 14:17 Leave a Comment

It’s an all new range of apparel featuring Animal Crossing: New Horizons designs by Uniqlo!

Hardware Review: Retro Fighters Brawler64 Wireless Edition Controllers

Games, Reviews by Robert Marrujo, posted on 05/02/2021 23:57 Leave a Comment

The wireless Nintendo 64 controllers we all would have loved to have owned in 1996!

7 Minutes Podcast—Advanced in Age: The GBA Turns 20

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In this episode the 7 Minutes crew talks Game Boy Advance turning 20 this year!

Bits & Bytes: Next Generation Talks Online Gaming

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Let’s take a trip back to 1997…

New Games And DLC Coming To Capcom Arcade Stadium

News, Press Releases by Robert Marrujo, posted on 04/29/2021 14:29 Leave a Comment

Paid “Invincibility” mode is officially a thing.

Zavvi Launching “Vacation Vibes” Pokémon Apparel

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The collaboration is in honor of the launch of New Pokémon Snap!

Castlevania Anniversary Collection Getting A Limited Run Physical Release

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 13:47 Leave a Comment

Along with possibly one of the coolest collector’s editions we’ve ever seen!

Monster Hunter Rise Version 2.0 Details

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 13:23 Leave a Comment

Here’s all there is to know about the April update for Rise!

Book Club: Ask Iwata: Words of Wisdom from Satoru Iwata, Nintendo’s Legendary CEO

Book Club, Features by Robert Marrujo, posted on 04/28/2021 23:57 Leave a Comment

A brief but poignant and insightful look into the mind and life of Iwata-san.

PSA: A Reminder That New Pokémon Snap Launches This Week

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 16:34 Leave a Comment

About two days to go until we can all start to snap ’em all!

Super Mario Party Online Update Is Live

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 16:28 Leave a Comment

After three years, the game’s woefully inept online functionality has been massively improved!

Super Nintendo World Closes Amid Surge of COVID Cases in Japan

News, Single Stories by Angela Marrujo, posted on 04/27/2021 00:52 Leave a Comment

The park remains closed until further notice.

Switch Online Members Can Get NES Controllers at a Discounted Price

News, Single Stories by Angela Marrujo, posted on 00:49 Leave a Comment

Sales ends on May 4, so act fast.

Nintendo and Fujifilm Partner to Bring Your New Pokémon Snap Photos to Life

News, Single Stories by Angela Marrujo, posted on 00:45 Leave a Comment

A new smartphone printer and app are headed our way.

Bits & Bytes: Pokémon GO

Bits & Bytes, Features by Robert Marrujo, posted on 04/25/2021 23:31 Leave a Comment

A family dinner reminds Robert why the mobile AR game remains so popular.

Monster Hunter Digital Event Coming Next Week

News, Press Releases by Robert Marrujo, posted on 04/22/2021 22:42 Leave a Comment

Come get the scoop on when and what to expect!

The Original Shantae Is Available Now

News, Press Releases by Robert Marrujo, posted on 22:31 Leave a Comment

The entire series is now on Switch!

EPOS Unveils The H3 Wired Gaming Headset

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 22:11 Leave a Comment

Promises “crisp audio fidelity” for “immersive gaming experiences.”

The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles Gets Sleuthing In July

News, Press Releases by Robert Marrujo, posted on 04/21/2021 22:50 Leave a Comment

Two (ahem) great games are finally making the trip from Japan!

Premium DNA Toys Introducing Battletoads Anthology Collection Wave 1

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 22:29 Leave a Comment

Rash and Zitz lead the charge!

What’s So Special About Mother 3, Anyway?

Features by Robert Marrujo, posted on 04/20/2021 22:38 Leave a Comment

It’s the 15th anniversary of the Game Boy Advance classic, but why do so many people obsess over it? We discuss.

Jakks Pacific And Sega Extend Their Partnership

News, Press Releases by Robert Marrujo, posted on 16:44 Leave a Comment

Fans can look forward to more Modern and Classic Sonic merchandise!

LEGO Luigi Arrives This August

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 16:29 Leave a Comment

Green ‘stache is getting the plastic brick treatment!

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Review: Monster Hunter Rise (Switch)

Reviews by Nick Dollar, posted on 16:10 Leave a Comment

Monster Hunter Rise has the potential to be the best Monster Hunter yet.

Nintendo Sues Bowser for Copyright Violations

News, Single Stories by Angela Marrujo, posted on 04/19/2021 23:59 Leave a Comment

Not the Bowser you’re thinking of… or even the other Bowser.

Lots of New Nintendo Hallmark Keepsake Ornaments Coming in 2021

News, Single Stories by Angela Marrujo, posted on 23:57 Leave a Comment

And Sonic, too!

Where’s F-Zero? Nintendo Can’t Think of a Gimmick to Slap Onto It

News, Single Stories by Angela Marrujo, posted on 23:47 Leave a Comment

“Without a grand new idea, it’s hard to bring it back.”

Editorial: Nintendo Can Learn A Lesson From Sony Shutting Down The PlayStation Store On PS3, Vita, and PSP

Editorials, Features by Robert Marrujo, posted on 04/18/2021 23:23 Leave a Comment

Shutting down digital storefronts is a massive blow to preservation; how might Nintendo and other publishers find a way to stop cutting off access to software?

7 Minutes Podcast—New Year, New SKU: Ports, Remakes, and Remasters

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For this episode of the podcast, we talk new takes on beloved games. Get your popcorn ready!

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Bits & Bytes: Iwata-San

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Our first installment of Bits & Bytes focuses on the new Ask Iwata book, which is all about the late Nintendo president Satoru Iwata!

Huge Nintendo eShop Sale!

News, Nintendo Indie World, Single Stories by Achi Ikeda, posted on 04/14/2021 16:09 Leave a Comment

For the Indie Direct, Nintendo is having a sale from April 14 to April 25.

Fez Is Out Now!

News, Nintendo Indie World, Single Stories by Achi Ikeda, posted on 15:21 Leave a Comment

One of the pioneering indie games of the early 2010s is finally coming to Swtich

Two New Games From Annapurna Interactive: Last Stop And Hindsight

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Last Stop release date confirmed and the new game Hindsight has just been unveiled.

Oxenfree Sequel Coming 2021

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Night School Studio, creators of the supernatural thriller Oxenfree, have announced the game’s sequel will be released this year!

Blizzard Arcade Collection Gets Two More Games

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 04/13/2021 14:45 Leave a Comment

RPM Racing and The Lost Vikings 2 join the package!

Nintendo Indie World Broadcast Coming Tomorrow

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It lands at 9 AM PST!

A 25th Anniversary Game To Celebrate The 35th Anniversary Of A Series

Editorials, Single Stories by Achi Ikeda, posted on 04/08/2021 21:05 Leave a Comment

Why is Skyward Sword the only game announced to be released for Zelda’s 35th anniversary?

Pikmin App Has Now Been Tested By Players In Singapore

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New details on the upcoming Pikmin App thanks to players in Singapore.

PAC-MAN 99 On Nintendo Online Out Now

News, Single Stories by Achi Ikeda, posted on 20:56 Leave a Comment

A new battle royale for Nintendo Online members…PAC-MAN 99!

Editorial: Mario Didn’t Die Today, But Nintendo Must Do Better To Preserve Its History

Editorials by Robert Marrujo, posted on 03/31/2021 23:57 Leave a Comment

The delisting and end of sale for multiple Mario titles is the latest example of Nintendo refusing to read the room and frustrating its fans.

Players Take To Updated Nintendo Switch Online Trailer To Vent Frustrations With Service

News, Single Stories by Angela Marrujo, posted on 23:17 Leave a Comment

The comments aren’t going the way Nintendo probably thought they would.

No One Liked Bunny Day in Animal Crossing: New Horizons, So Nintendo Brought it Back

News, Single Stories by Angela Marrujo, posted on 23:09 Leave a Comment

But it DOES come with improvements.

Don’t Expect Rereleases of Mistwalker Titles Anytime Soon

Games, News by Angela Marrujo, posted on 03/30/2021 20:45 Leave a Comment

“I would personally find myself more attracted to the idea of coming up with another original story or world, or building something new.”

The History of NeoGeo Pocket Color

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An encore presentation of the history of SNK’s beloved handheld in honor of the launch of NeoGeo Pocket Color Selection Vol. 1!

Review: NeoGeo Pocket Color Selection Vol. 1 (Switch)

Reviews by Robert Marrujo, posted on 20:24 Leave a Comment

An exceptional compilation that brings new games and some fun extras for NGPC fans of all stripes.

Steamforged Games Announces Sonic The Card Game

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 03/26/2021 05:38 Leave a Comment

A fast-paced game for the whole family!

Sonic the Hedgehog 30th Anniversary Special Lands In June

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 05:24 Leave a Comment

There’s also a version coming to comic shops as part of Free Comic Book Day this August and a Deluxe Edition in October!

Yu-Gi-Oh! Rush Duel Is Coming To Switch

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 04:45 Leave a Comment

Slated for Japan this summer!

Hot Wheels is Releasing a Rainbow Road Playset

News, Single Stories by Angela Marrujo, posted on 03/22/2021 22:53 Leave a Comment

And it comes with Mario and King Boo, ready to race.

NeoGeo Pocket Color Selection Vol. 1 Out Now

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 22:45 Leave a Comment

This stunning compilation brings four new titles previously unreleased on Switch to the fold!

Super Bomberman R Online “Coming Soon” To Nintendo Switch

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 22:44 Leave a Comment

The formerly Stadia-exclusive title is coming to greener pastures!

Limited Run Games Bringing Sega’s Astro City Mini To The US

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 22:24 Leave a Comment

Only 3,500 units are being made available, however.

Nintendo Announces New Pikmin AR Game

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 22:01 Leave a Comment

Being produced in conjunction with Niantic, the folks responsible for Pokémon GO!

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Review: Cyber Shadow (Switch)

Reviews by Zack Fornaca, posted on 21:27 Leave a Comment

A worthy successor to the retro giants of old.

Nintendo Switch is Now the Second-Best Selling Nintendo Platform in the US in the Company’s History

News, Single Stories by Angela Marrujo, posted on 21:05 Leave a Comment

Will we see it dethrone Wii’s lifetime sales?

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Review: Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury (Switch)

Games, Reviews by Robert Marrujo, posted on 03/16/2021 09:53 Leave a Comment

While Super Mario Odyssey is a great game, this is the direction the series needs to maintain.

Joy-Con Fortnite Fleet Force Set Announced

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 03:11 Leave a Comment

The special pair of controllers launches in June!

Reminder: These Mario Games are Going Away for Good on March 31

News, Single Stories by Angela Marrujo, posted on 02:53 Leave a Comment

Better get them while you can.

Nintendo Cancels A Planned ARMS Graphic Novel

News, Single Stories by Angela Marrujo, posted on 02:35 Leave a Comment

And the author is staying mum.

Apex Legends Is Out Now

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 03/10/2021 05:58 Leave a Comment

The popular battle royale is finally on Switch!

VIZ Bringing Kirby Manga Mania Volume 1 This June

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 03/09/2021 02:59 Leave a Comment

Come find out about the series and where to pre-order!

Toy-Maker JAKKS Pacific Announces Bowser’s Airship Playset

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 02:37 Leave a Comment

Part of the company’s Super Mario line, it will be available this fall!

Monster Hunter Digital Event: Watch The New Monster Hunter Rise Kamura’s Hope DLC Trailer

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 02:21 Leave a Comment

The demo returns to the eShop this Friday with new content!

Monster Hunter Digital Event: Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin Drops In July

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 01:53 Leave a Comment

A new trailer has been unveiled, as well!

Pokémon 25: The History of Pokemon Red and Blue Versions

Features, Specials by Robert Marrujo, posted on 03/05/2021 04:08 Leave a Comment

At 25, Pokemon celebrates its silver anniversary and we look back at the two games that started it all!

Tetris 99‘s 20th Maximus Cup Is Super Mario 3D World-Themed

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 03:13 Leave a Comment

Compete now to permanently unlock this special theme!

Pyra/Mythra Available Now In Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 02:56 Leave a Comment

Come watch Mr. Sakurai break down the new combo fighter!

Concerned Ape Reveals Stardew Valley: The Board Game!

News, Single Stories by Achi Ikeda, posted on 02:43 Leave a Comment

Can’t get enough of Stardew Valley? Try out the new tabletop game, Stardew Valley: The Board Game!

Blizzard Arcade Collection is Available for Switch Now

Games, News by Angela Marrujo, posted on 03/02/2021 21:41 Leave a Comment

Want more content? Check out the 30-Year Celebration Collection.

Hardware Review: PowerA Enhanced Wired Controller for Nintendo Switch (Animal Crossing Character Designs)

Games, Reviews by Angela Marrujo, posted on 21:18 Leave a Comment

We put this cheerful, Animal Crossing-themed hardware to the test.

Introducing The 7 Minutes Podcast

7 Minutes, Podcasts by Robert Marrujo, posted on 02/27/2021 07:55 Leave a Comment

We talk the 35th anniversary of Zelda and more in this inaugural episode!

The Legend of Zelda 35th Anniversary Retrospective (2014-2020)

Features, Specials by Robert Marrujo, posted on 07:27 Leave a Comment

This is the final installment of our Zelda retrospective!

Round Table: Celebrating The Legend Of Zelda At 35

Features, Round Tables by Robert Marrujo, posted on 04:59 Leave a Comment

The staff waxes poetic about this major anniversary for the beloved series!

Pokémon Presents: Pokémon Legends: Arceus Will Launch In 2022

News, Pokémon Presents by Robert Marrujo, posted on 03:59 Leave a Comment

The game is a prequel to Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl set in the distant past!

Pokémon Presents: Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Coming Late 2021

News, Pokémon Presents by Robert Marrujo, posted on 03:33 Leave a Comment

The remakes of Pokémon Diamond and Pearl are real and will launch later this year!

Pokemon Presents: Here’s A Fresh Look At New Pokemon Snap

News, Pokémon Presents by Robert Marrujo, posted on 03:10 Leave a Comment

Come learn about photo mode and competitive online rankings!

The Legend of Zelda 35th Anniversary Retrospective (2011-2013)

Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 02:41 Leave a Comment

The fourth installment of our Zelda retrospective!

Animal Crossing Sanrio Collaboration Drops This Month

News, Single Stories by Achi Ikeda, posted on 02/26/2021 15:59 Leave a Comment

These special amiibo cards bring villagers dressed as classic Sanrio characters with matching furniture on March 26!

Review: SNK vs. Capcom: The Match of the Millennium (Switch)

Games, Reviews by Robert Marrujo, posted on 02/25/2021 06:10 1 Comment

One of the premier handheld fighters ever made has returned!

Neo Geo Pocket Color Selection Compilation Release Announced for Switch

News, Single Stories by Angela Marrujo, posted on 01:16 1 Comment

Will include all six Neo Geo Pocket Color games that have been released on Switch.

The Legend of Zelda 35th Anniversary Retrospective (2004-2009)

Features, Specials by Robert Marrujo, posted on 00:57 Leave a Comment

Part three of our Zelda series overview!

Turok 2 Getting Online Multiplayer On Switch

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 00:09 Leave a Comment

Gyro controls for some third-party controllers is also part of the update!

Available Now: Animal Crossing: New Horizons Update Brings Mario Items

News, Single Stories by Achi Ikeda, posted on 02/24/2021 23:46 Leave a Comment

Super Mario themed furniture and clothing are coming to Switch!

Mr. Sakurai Presents “Pyra/Mythra” Coming Next Week

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 23:41 Leave a Comment

It’s almost time to learn about the latest DLC fighters coming to Smash!

The Legend of Zelda 35th Anniversary Retrospective (2001-2004)

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Part two of our comprehensive overview of the Legend of Zelda series!

Analogue Fights Back Against Scalpers

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 00:18 Leave a Comment

Analogue Pocket sold out to bots and scalpers within minutes—but the company is doing something about it.

Legend of Mana Remastered and Coming to Switch

News, Nintendo Direct, Single Stories by Achi Ikeda, posted on 02/23/2021 23:53 Leave a Comment

An old classic returns on June 24!

Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD-Themed Joy-Con Up For Pre-Order, Yet Have Already Sold Out

News, Single Stories by Achi Ikeda, posted on 23:42 Leave a Comment

The limited-edition Master Sword and Hylian Shield themed Joy-Con went up for pre-order but are already unavailable; are scalpers at it again?

Nintendo Is Hiring Level Designers for Splatoon 3

News, Single Stories by Achi Ikeda, posted on 23:36 Leave a Comment

Interestingly, no industry experience is required for the position.

Tony Hawk Pro Skater 1+2 Is Coming This Year

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 22:21 Leave a Comment

After a day of teases, it’s finally official!

The Legend of Zelda 35th Anniversary Retrospective (1986-2000)

Features, Specials by Robert Marrujo, posted on 04:13 Leave a Comment

We look at every game and spin-off in the series!

Cuphead And Mugman Skins Coming To Fall Guys, Game Launches This Summer

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 00:59 Leave a Comment

Making the wait even more excruciating!

Youtooz Launches Banjo-Kazooie Figurines This Week

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 00:41 Leave a Comment

You can also enter to win the set for yourself and a friend!

Review: Tanuki Justice (Switch)

Games, Reviews by Zack Fornaca, posted on 00:24 Leave a Comment

The classic run and gun that never was.

Zelda 35: The History of The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time

Features by Robert Marrujo, posted on 02/22/2021 23:54 Leave a Comment

In honor of the 35th anniversary of Zelda, we present once more this look back at one of the greatest games in the series!

Nintendo Direct: Miitopia Returns In May

News, Nintendo Direct by Robert Marrujo, posted on 02/19/2021 05:54 Leave a Comment

The fun 3DS game is getting a second lease on life!

Nintendo Direct: No More Heroes III Tears It Up In August

News, Nintendo Direct by Robert Marrujo, posted on 05:43 Leave a Comment

Travis Touchdown is back, baby!

Nintendo Direct: Pyra/Mythra Join Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

News, Nintendo Direct by Robert Marrujo, posted on 05:28 Leave a Comment

The next DLC fighter hails from Xenoblade Chronicles 2!

Nintendo Direct: Project Triangle Strategy Launches Next Year, Demo Out Now

Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 05:03 Leave a Comment

A TRPG game where the terrain has a major impact on battles!

Nintendo Direct: Samurai Warriors 5 Launches This Summer

News, Nintendo Direct by Robert Marrujo, posted on 04:30 Leave a Comment

The fifth installment in the series promises a new art direction and fresh characters!

Nintendo Direct: Ninja Gaiden: Master Collection Strikes In June

News, Nintendo Direct by Robert Marrujo, posted on 04:09 Leave a Comment

Three killer games in one package!

Nintendo Direct: Famicom Detective Club Brings Two Classic Games To The West For The First Time

News, Nintendo Direct by Robert Marrujo, posted on 03:36 Leave a Comment

The Missing Heir and The Girl Who Stands Behind have finally been officially translated!

Nintendo Direct: Bravely Default II Gets A New Trailer And Demo

News, Nintendo Direct by Robert Marrujo, posted on 03:14 Leave a Comment

The game is finally out next Friday!

Nintendo Direct: SaGa Frontier Remastered Comes To Switch In April

News, Nintendo Direct by Robert Marrujo, posted on 02:49 Leave a Comment

The remaster includes original and reworked soundtracks!

Nintendo Direct: Hit The Links With Mario Golf: Super Rush This June

News, Nintendo Direct by Robert Marrujo, posted on 02/18/2021 05:35 Leave a Comment

Story mode is back!

Nintendo Direct: Expansion Pass Coming This Year To Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity

News, Nintendo Direct by Robert Marrujo, posted on 05:13 Leave a Comment

New weapons, stages, costumes, and more await!

Nintendo Direct: Splatoon 3 Coming In 2022

News, Nintendo Direct by Robert Marrujo, posted on 04:31 Leave a Comment

A surprise sequel that is sadly quite a ways away.

Nintendo Direct: The Legend Of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD Coming To Switch

News, Nintendo Direct by Achi Ikeda, posted on 02/17/2021 16:26 Leave a Comment

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword is coming to Switch this July 16.

Nintendo Direct: Outer Wilds Lands On Switch

News, Nintendo Direct by Achi Ikeda, posted on 15:24 Leave a Comment

Outer Wilds land on Switch this summer!

ConnecTank Is The Next Natsume Indies Game

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 04:32 Leave a Comment

Finneas Fat Cat the Fifteenth is looking for gamers to help him ship stock and stack cash!

SNES Title Undercover Cops Coming To The US For The First Time

Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 04:19 Leave a Comment

The Irem game has previously never seen an official release outside of Japan!

Pokémon Battle Academy Takes Home Game Of The Year At 2021 Toy Of The Year Awards

Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 03:52 Leave a Comment

A big win for the beloved Pokémon TCG series!

Nintendo Direct Coming Today

News, Nintendo Direct by Robert Marrujo, posted on 02:56 Leave a Comment

We’re a little more than nine hours away from the broadcast!

New Nintendo Trademarks Suggest Classic Zelda Titles May Be Headed to Switch

News, Single Stories by Angela Marrujo, posted on 02/15/2021 23:54 Leave a Comment

Could be the Zelda anniversary’s answer to Super Mario 3D All-Stars.

Switch is Around the Middle of Its Lifecycle, Says Nintendo President Furukawa

News, Single Stories by Angela Marrujo, posted on 23:50 Leave a Comment

He talks the future of Switch and more with Japanese publication Nikkei.

Review: Dead Cells: Fatal Falls DLC

Games, Reviews by Nick Dollar, posted on 23:47 Leave a Comment

While overall enjoyable, Fatal Falls can’t help but highlight some of the shortcomings of Dead Cells, as well.

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Games For Singles Awareness Day (SAD)

Features, Single Stories by Achi Ikeda, posted on 02/14/2021 10:00 Leave a Comment

It’s dangerous to be alone, take this game! No need to feel single this Valentine’s Day with these quirky dating sim games.

Try Out These Games This Valentine’s Day With Your Significant Other

Features, Single Stories by Achi Ikeda, posted on 02/13/2021 18:51 Leave a Comment

Love is in the air! Play these games to bond as couple and have an enjoyable day.

Editorial: It’s Time To Say “No” To Scalpers

Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 02/12/2021 07:52 Leave a Comment

Robert argues that the recent scalping of various video game goods and merchandise won’t end until fans put their feet down.

Post Malone Headlines Concert To Launch P25 Music Program For Pokémon’s 25th Anniversary

Events, News by Robert Marrujo, posted on 06:14 Leave a Comment

The concert will take place on Pokémon Day, broadcasting for free across the web!

A Sonic LEGO Set Is On The Way

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 02/11/2021 03:47 Leave a Comment

Designer Viv Grannell used Green Hill Zone as inspiration for the set!

Issue Three Of Ninty Fresh Magazine Is Up For Crowdfunding

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 03:26 Leave a Comment

This latest edition is going to be about all things Pokémon!

Sonic The Hedgehog 2 Officially Unveiled By Paramount And Sega

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 02:32 Leave a Comment

The hit movie is getting a sequel in 2022!

Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time Finally Launches On Switch In March

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 02:10 Leave a Comment

The oft-rumored game is at last confirmed for Nintendo’s hybrid console!

Hardware Review: EPOS GTW 270 Hybrid Wireless Earbuds

Games, Reviews by Zack Fornaca, posted on 01:52 Leave a Comment

Quality Bluetooth audio on Switch and other devices, with some caveats.

Games That Got Us Through 2020

Features by Achi Ikeda, posted on 00:39 Leave a Comment

For many, 2020 was a stressful year, to say the least. Here are some games that helped us cope through it.

Prehistorik Man Among The Four New Games Coming To Nintendo Switch Online

News, Press Releases by Robert Marrujo, posted on 02/10/2021 00:05 Leave a Comment

The NES and SNES libraries will get a refresh next week!

Famitsu Coverage Offers Fresh Details About New Pokémon Snap

News, Single Stories by Achi Ikeda, posted on 02/09/2021 23:32 Leave a Comment

One bit of info revealed discusses how photos will be judged.

Pikmin 3 Deluxe Now The Highest Selling Pikmin Game

News, Single Stories by Achi Ikeda, posted on 23:25 Leave a Comment

Pikmin 3 Deluxe for Switch is now the highest selling Pikmin game. What could this mean for the future of the series?

New Pokémon Snap Pre-Order Bonus Announced By Target

News, Single Stories by Achi Ikeda, posted on 23:16 Leave a Comment

The retailer has revealed an exclusive New Pokémon Snap-themed magnetic frame!

New Gameplay Features Revealed For Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town

News, Single Stories by Achi Ikeda, posted on 23:11 Leave a Comment

Hairstyles, outfits, pets, and more all in the new gameplay trailer!

Pokémon TCG Boosters Available Now At Participating McDonalds Restaurants

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 23:00 Leave a Comment

Scalpers are ruining the fun for everyone, however.

Nintendo-Themed Toys Available Now At Participating Burger King Restaurants

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There’s also a sweepstakes to win a Nintendo Switch!

Nintendo Partners With 7-Eleven In Japan For Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury-Themed Food

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 03:41 Leave a Comment

Fiery sandwiches and sweet desserts are a couple of the Mario-centric snacks coming to the region.

Nintendo Cancels Live-Action Zelda and Stop Motion Star Fox Series Due to Netflix Leak

News, Single Stories by Angela Marrujo, posted on 03:19 Leave a Comment

Yes, some people still take confidentiality as seriously as they should.

Playing with Power: The Nintendo Story to Debut on Crackle on March 1

News, Single Stories by Angela Marrujo, posted on 03:08 Leave a Comment

A five-episode docuseries spanning the history of Nintendo.

20 Minutes of Footage Inside Mario Kart: Koopa’s Challenge at Super Nintendo World

News, Single Stories by Angela Marrujo, posted on 03:01 Leave a Comment

Plus over 45 minutes of footage of merchandise from the park!

Hardware Review: PowerA Fusion Wireless Arcade Stick

Games, Reviews by Robert Marrujo, posted on 02/06/2021 02:59 Leave a Comment

A quality fight stick that will satisfy the majority of players but might leave hardcore fans cold due to a lack of modification options.

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A Super Smash Bros. Melee Fan Has Hit Every Name In The End Credits

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 01:11 Leave a Comment

The feat was for a $3000 cash prize and has reputedly never before been accomplished on camera.

Monster Hunter Rise Switch Bundle Coming Next Month

News, Single Stories by Achi Ikeda, posted on 02/05/2021 18:43 Leave a Comment

There will also be a Rise-themed Pro Controller release, as well!

Japan’s Pokémon Manhole Covers

News, Single Stories by Achi Ikeda, posted on 02/03/2021 00:03 Leave a Comment

Adorable Pokémon manhole covers are making their way across Japan!

European Commission Looking Into Joy-Con Drift

News, Single Stories by Achi Ikeda, posted on 02/02/2021 23:55 Leave a Comment

The European Commission is considering complaints about Joy-Con drift and may take “coordinated action.”

2020 Nintendo Switch Game of the Year

Features by Robert Marrujo, posted on 02/01/2021 21:07 Leave a Comment

We (finally) present the best games to come to Nintendo’s hybrid home console in 2020!

Longtime Voice Actor of Sonic the Hedgehog Steps Down From the Role

News, Single Stories by Angela Marrujo, posted on 19:45 Leave a Comment

“10 years was an amazing run.”

Platinum Games Reveals Updates on Astral Chain IP, Acts Cagey About Bayonetta 3

News, Single Stories by Angela Marrujo, posted on 18:20 Leave a Comment

“Maybe we should all reset and forget about Bayonetta 3.”

A Pokémon x Levi’s Collection is Coming

News, Single Stories by Angela Marrujo, posted on 18:12 Leave a Comment

And it’s way too cute.

Review: Drawn to Life: Two Realms (Switch)

Reviews by Achi Ikeda, posted on 01/27/2021 23:43 Leave a Comment

Cute art and overall visuals, but very little actual drawing (or draw) for the player.

2020 Nintendo eShop Indie Game Of The Year

Single Stories by Achi Ikeda, posted on 23:12 Leave a Comment

Nindies have really exploded with Nintendo Switch. Here are some of the best from 2020.

Free Update For Animal Crossing: New Horizons On January 28

News, Single Stories by Achi Ikeda, posted on 22:34 Leave a Comment

Celebrate Festivale in Animal Crossing this February 15 with Pave in the upcoming update!

Nintendo Faces Another Class-Action Lawsuit For Joy-Con Drift

News, Single Stories by Achi Ikeda, posted on 22:12 Leave a Comment

As Nintendo continues to sell Joy-Con with the drift issue, the list of consumers filing lawsuits continues to increase.

Next Level Games, Creators of Luigi’s Mansion 3, Is Hiring

News, Single Stories by Achi Ikeda, posted on 22:05 Leave a Comment

Next Level Games is hiring… could new projects soon be underway?

Explaining The GameStop Stock Drama

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 19:20 Leave a Comment

A tale of Reddit users, hedge funds, and short squeezes.

SNK vs. Capcom: Match of the Millennium is Headed to Switch

News, Single Stories by Angela Marrujo, posted on 01/25/2021 23:59 Leave a Comment

Release revealed by South Korean ratings board.

2003 Famicom Documentary Features Game Designers Kojima, Inafune, and More

News, Single Stories by Angela Marrujo, posted on 23:59 Leave a Comment

“We all knew we couldn’t beat Miyamoto, not then, and not now.”

Katsuhiro Harada Wants to Make Another Pokkén Tournament

News, Single Stories by Angela Marrujo, posted on 23:58 Leave a Comment

The catch: it’s not his call to make.

Review: Kolumno (Switch)

Games, Reviews by Achi Ikeda, posted on 01/21/2021 03:45 Leave a Comment

A fun puzzler marred by awkward controls.

Audio Innovators EPOS Announces Zero-Lag GTW 270 Hybrid Wireless Earbuds

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 03:20 Leave a Comment

The headphones are “designed for the mobile gamer and compatible with Nintendo Switch.”

Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning Setting A March Launch On Switch

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 02:47 Leave a Comment

Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning gets a second lease on life!

Nintendo Designer Takaya Imamura Retires After 32 Years Of Service

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 01:14 Leave a Comment

Responsible for crafting a ton of beloved characters from franchise like Star Fox, F-Zero, and more.

A Previously Unseen Prototype Of Ocarina Of Time Has Been Found

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 01/20/2021 23:56 Leave a Comment

The build reveals unused weapons, locations, and much more!

Pokémon x Baby-G Pikachu Watch Coming From Casio

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 23:24 Leave a Comment

A timely accessory perfect for the 25th anniversary of the series!

Review: Mars Horizon (Switch)

Games, Reviews by Achi Ikeda, posted on 00:45 Leave a Comment

An out of this world management simulation game about the Space Race and our quest for Mars.

New Pokémon Snap Launches In April

News, Press Releases by Robert Marrujo, posted on 01/19/2021 22:32 Leave a Comment

Get ready to board the NEO-ONE for all sorts of Pocket Monster photography hijinks!

Impressions: Monster Hunter Rise Demo

Games, Previews by Nick Dollar, posted on 21:45 Leave a Comment

Come get the scoop on the changes and tweaks that the game is bringing to the table!

Pokémon’s 25th Anniversary Celebrations Are Ramping Up

News, Single Stories by Achi Ikeda, posted on 21:07 Leave a Comment

Celebrate the 25th anniversary with various music artists, mobile app events, merchandise, and more!

ColourPop Animal Crossing Themed Makeup Collection

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A special Animal Crossing collaboration with ColourPop-created eyeshadow pallets, lipsticks, and more.

Vivid Mario Red & Blue Edition Switch Coming February 12

News, Single Stories by Achi Ikeda, posted on 20:40 Leave a Comment

A new, bright, limited-edition red and blue switch coming next month with the release of Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury.

New Year Sale – Mario Maker, Splatoon 2, Arms, And More!

News, Single Stories by Achi Ikeda, posted on 01/15/2021 11:21 Leave a Comment

New Year sale from January 14 until January 21.

Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World: The Game Complete Edition Out Now

News, Single Stories by Achi Ikeda, posted on 10:19 Leave a Comment

Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World: The Game available digitally and physically.

Come Watch The Reveal Of Bowser’s Fury In Super Mario 3D World

News, Single Stories by Robert Marrujo, posted on 01/13/2021 04:31 Leave a Comment

Bowser goes kaiju!

Review: DungeonTop: Spell Sword Cards (Switch)

Games, Reviews by Achi Ikeda, posted on 01/12/2021 00:30 Leave a Comment

A challenging deck building roguelike with great replay value.

Limited Time Demo For Monster Hunter Rise Available Now

News, Single Stories by Achi Ikeda, posted on 01/11/2021 23:50 Leave a Comment

Available until February 1, 2021.

New Trailer For Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury Drops Tomorrow

News, Single Stories by Achi Ikeda, posted on 23:47 Leave a Comment

New trailer coming January 12 at 6:00 AM PT/9:00 AM ET.

Nintendo Buys Creator of Luigi’s Mansion 3, Next Level Games

News, Single Stories by Achi Ikeda, posted on 19:22 Leave a Comment

Likely owing to the strong performance of Green Stache’s latest adventure.

Review: Synthetik (Switch)

Games, Reviews by Nick Dollar, posted on 01/07/2021 17:01 Leave a Comment

Saving the world one magazine at a time.

Relaxing Minecraft Mod For Gardeners Out Now

News, Single Stories by Achi Ikeda, posted on 01/05/2021 21:29 Leave a Comment

Free Minecraft mod lets you grow peaceful gardens. Unfortunately, it is not available for switch.

A Hidden Method To Unlock Shin Akuma in Super Nintendo’s Street Fighter Alpha 2 Has Been Revealed

News, Single Stories by Achi Ikeda, posted on 21:23 Leave a Comment

A modder has discovered a method to unlock Shin Akuma 25 years later.

Development On Bayonetta 3 Reportedly “Going Very Well”

News, Single Stories by Achi Ikeda, posted on 21:16 Leave a Comment

No big news yet, but Hideki Kamiya has reached out to fans to reassure them that the game is still in development and “going well.”

DSiWare Games Disappearing from 3DS eShop?

News, Single Stories by Achi Ikeda, posted on 21:09 Leave a Comment

A Twitter user spotted DSi games released before 2011 have been pulled from the eshop with still no explanation from Nintendo.

Review: Arrog (Switch)

Games, Reviews by Achi Ikeda, posted on 12/30/2020 00:35 Leave a Comment

Coming to terms with death.