Category: Nintendo News

These days, it’s completely normal for games to have mind-blowing visuals that make it seem like you’re right there in the game. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is set to shake up the world of 3D Zelda games, with the best visuals in the series to date. However, a lot of games don’t tell you just how long they were worked on. According to a recent Nintendo Minute, all of the horses and the countless amounts of wildlife have been in the…

Sometimes you’ll play an open world, nonlinear game and the story just won’t work very well unless you go back and do things in order. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is set to be the most nonlinear game in the series to date, even after they set the standard in A Link Between Worlds. According to a recent Nintendo Minute video, Breath of the Wild’s story will always work no matter what path you decide to take. Miyamoto and Aonuma describe the…

We took a one week hiatus as we dealt with the incoming and ever-flowing aftermath of the Nintendo Switch event last week, but we’re back with a two hour special where Alfred and Nate (yours truly) go over our reactions to Breath of the Wild and what we have learned since the 12th, plus some overall reactions to the Nintendo Switch on the whole, ending with the reasoning we both have a Nintendo Switch pre-ordered. Podbean | iTunes | YouTube…

As most of you will know, the Nintendo eShop is a core experience of all of their devices. It allows you to buy games digitally, acquire Virtual Console titles, and even pre-download patches for certain games. Without the eShop, we would be very limited with what our Nintendo gaming devices were able to do. To ensure that the eShop remains as reliable as possible, every now and then Nintendo does maintenance on the service. Next Monday, the 23rd of January,…

Last Friday during the Nintendo Switch event in Japan, Nintendo revealed a plethora of information regarding their upcoming hybrid console. One of the things that surprised fans around the world was the news that the Switch would be region free. This meant that people would be able to import games, or even the entire system, from anywhere in the world.  That’s not all though. Thanks to a recent interview with Kotaku, we know now that while the Nintendo Switch will…

One of the staples of Nintendo’s last two consoles, as well as their handhelds, has been the inclusion of Miis. A lot of fans love hopping online and heading straight to Miiverse so that they can hang out with their friends, or even make new ones.  One of the best parts about Miis is the ability to make one that looks like yourself. However, a lot of fans will be disappointed to learn that even though the Nintendo Switch will…

When the Nintendo NX was first announced as the successor to the Wii U, people were expecting big things from Nintendo’s newest console. Fast forward to last Friday, where Nintendo held a special event for the Nintendo Switch, and between then and now we’ve been given a steady stream of information on the upcoming hybrid device. In a recent interview with Kotaku, Nintendo fed them a lot of new information, but also didn’t at the same time. From this interview, we…

Shortly after the Switch’s reveal back in November, fans of the console’s Joy-Con Grip controller noticed its uncanny resemblance to that of a cute, spotted puppy dog. Since then, a new interview regarding the Switch hardware has come out from the Wall Street Journal. Interviewer Takashi Mochizuki had the chance to mention this to the general producer of the Switch, Yoshiaki Koizumi. Koizumi agreed that it does indeed look like a puppy. When I told Koizumi Joy-Con looks like a…

According to a recent report from the Wall Street Journal, the Nintendo Switch’s capacative touch screen is being manufactured by a development company named Japan Display Inc. and includes the information that Nintendo has ordered three million screens thus far. It goes on to say that by year’s end, the goal is to ship ten million units, although the number could change. The report notes that prior to winning the contract to produce the screens for Nintendo, Japan Display was…

Leave it to Reggie to bring a mixture of both swagger and wisdom to an interview. In a recent interview with GameSpot, Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aimé gave some frank answers when discussing the upcoming launch of the Nintendo Switch and how it could learn from the troubled life cycle of the Wii U. Admitting that the Wii U didn’t exactly set the world on fire sales-wise, Reggie discussed how Nintendo had came away with two major reasons that…