Nintendo

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

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


Hyrule Warriors: Age Of Calamity Gets 100 Years Past Trailers

Hyrule Warriors: Age Of Calamity Gets 100 Years Past Trailers

Before Nintendo releases Hyrule Warriors: Age Of Calamity, the company is slowly rolling out trailers revealing more of the story. When you first play The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild, it's pretty clear that there are a lot of unanswered questions as to how things once ran before the calamity started. These trailers […]

The Next Tetris 99 Maximus Cup Delves Back Into Pokémon

The Next Tetris 99 Maximus Cup Delves Back Into Pokémon

Nintendo revealed this week that the next Tetris 99 Macimus Cup will be happening at the end of the week and will revolve around Pokémon. Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield to be precise as the latest expansion content will play a role in the cup. or at least, the theme of the cup. The event […]

Nintendo Releases A Free Demo Of Pikmin 3 Deluxe

Nintendo Releases A Free Demo Of Pikmin 3 Deluxe

Nintendo surprised Switch players today as they released a completely free demo of Pikmin 3 Deluxe onto the eShop. The demo will allow you to try out Story mode and Mission mode, which you can do as a single-player venture or in a two-player mode. What's more, if you purchase the full game later on, […]

Nintendo Downplays Joy-Con Drift But Warns About Uncharged Batteries

Nintendo Downplays Joy-Con Drift But Warns About Uncharged Batteries

Nintendo has apparently been sending mixed messages about what they care about on the Nintendo Switch this week. We'll start with the Joy-Con Drift issue as Video Game Chronicle is reporting that the company is claiming that the issue isn't a real problem. In fact, Attorneys for the law firm Chimicles Schwartz Kriner & Donaldson-Smith […]

Nintendo Reveals Details Of Minecraft In Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Nintendo Reveals Details Of Minecraft In Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

This morning, Nintendo presented a much-longer video for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate going over the new Minecraft additions. The video was hosted by series creator and director Masahiro Sakuri, still from his home in a video recorded back in August 2020 as COVID-19 is still rampant in Japan as it is almost everywhere else in […]

Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit Receives A Couple New Videos

Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit Receives A Couple New Videos

Nintendo has released a couple of new videos for Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit, showing off more of the game to those looking to race. The two new videos include a new gameplay overview that will show you everything from setup to the competition to how to actually race and win. Meanwhile, the other video […]

Nintendo Reveals Minecraft Is Coming To Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Nintendo Reveals Minecraft Is Coming To Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Nintendo threw another shocker at Super Smash Bros. Ultimate fans today as it was revealed Minecraft is coming to the game. This morning the company teased a teaser for what would be the next character added to the game, and they did a fantastic job of trolling their audience. The big rumor going into this […]

Nintendo Is Keeping Jump Rope Challenge Free On The eShop

Nintendo Is Keeping Jump Rope Challenge Free On The eShop

Nintendo revealed today that the company will not be taking down Jump Rope Challenge from the Nintendo Switch eShop today. As you may recall, back in June 2020 the company released the free game on the eShop after it was created as a way for people at Nintendo's Japan offices and studios to stay active […]

Pokémon Sword &#038 Shield To Get The Crown Tundra On October 22nd

Pokémon Sword & Shield To Get The Crown Tundra On October 22nd

The Pokémon Company revealed the latest Expansion Pass for Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield is coming next month. The Crown Tundra will be dropping on the game on October 22nd, 2020, as they revealed in a special video this morning that you can check out below. Like the previous expansion, you're getting new areas to […]

Hyrule Warriors: Age Of Calamity Gets A New Champions Trailer

Hyrule Warriors: Age Of Calamity Gets A New Champions Trailer

Nintendo dropped a new surprise trailer over the weekend for their upcoming game Hyrule Warriors: Age Of Calamity. The company just dropped the trailer on their YouTube page with little fanfare yesterday, but it's actually a cool trailer. This one shows off Link and Princess Zelda coordinating their efforts along with the four Guardians before […]

Symphony Of The Mask Is Now Available For Cadence Of Hyrule

Symphony Of The Mask Is Now Available For Cadence Of Hyrule

Cadence of Hyrule: Crypt of the NecroDancer Featuring The Legend of Zelda finally got its third DLC pack this week. Brace Yourself Games has released Symphony Of The Mask, in which Skull Kid makes his "triumphant" return to the game with his pension for masks and that weird giggle. Known best for being one of […]

Nintendo Brings Halloween To Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Nintendo Brings Halloween To Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Nintendo revealed details today of the new Fall update coming to Animal Crossing: New Horizons as Halloween is on the way. The update will kick in on September 30th for players to download, which will bring a ton of Fall-related activities to the game, including the All-Hallows-Eve additions where you'll be able to dress up […]

Nintendo Releases Kirby Fighters 2 After Being Leaked

Nintendo Releases Kirby Fighters 2 After Being Leaked

Nintendo did something unexpected today as they released Kirby Fighters 2 after they leaked their own game last night. To catch you up a bit, there were a number of small Nintendo leaks last night, most of which people called out as being fake because they were too good to be true. One of them, […]

The Nintendo 3DS Has Officially Been Discontinued

The Nintendo 3DS Has Officially Been Discontinued

The day the Nintendo Switch was announced, we said the Nintendo 3DS basically had an expiration date and would be done a year after release. We got a lot of grief for that, and hey, we understand. People love the 2DS/3DS series of portable consoles, and we do too! But the reality is that when […]

Two Monster Hunter Titles &#038 More Are Coming To Nintendo Switch

Two Monster Hunter Titles & More Are Coming To Nintendo Switch

This morning during the Nintendo Direct Mini: Partner Showcase took place this morning, revealing multiple Switch games on the way. Two of them will be Monster Hunter games as you'll be seeing Monster Hunter Rise and Monster Hunter Stories 2 coming to the console from Capcom. NIS America will be bringing Disgaea 6 over, Fitness […]

Nintendos Next Direct Mini: Partner Showcase Is On September 17th

Nintendo's Next Direct Mini: Partner Showcase Is On September 17th

Nintendo is sure loving the Direct Mini system they've now been using lately, pushing one out nearly every month, with another on the way tomorrow. The company very briefly revealed today that they will be holding another video presentation tomorrow morning, which will kick off at 7am PDT, running for about 30 minutes and "featuring […]

Nintendo Switch Online Is Getting Donkey Kong Country 2

Nintendo Switch Online Is Getting Donkey Kong Country 2

Nintendo revealed this evening four new games coming to Nintendo Switch Online in September for both the NES and SNES libraries. There's a few interesting choices this time around, starting with Donkey Kong Country 2 as the one that will stick out the most to players. A direct sequel to the popular Rare collaboration with […]

Console Wars Will Air On CBS All Access On September 23rd

Console Wars Will Air On CBS All Access On September 23rd

When you ask people about The Console Wars, a lot of different discussions pop up. But back in the '90s, there was only one war happening. CBS All Access will be airing Console Wars on September 23rd as the explore the heated rivalry between Nintendo and SEGA at the height of gaming in the late […]

The Trevor Project Promotes Awareness In Animal Crossing: New Horizons

The Trevor Project Promotes Awareness In Animal Crossing: New Horizons

The Trevor Project has announced a new awareness campaign for the month of September involving Animal Crossing: New Horizons. The organization has released its first digital clothing collection to commemorate National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month this September. Those in charge of this project recognize the game is used as an escape that can "help players […]

Black Screen Records Announces Super Mario 64 Arrangement Album

Black Screen Records Announces Super Mario 64 Arrangement Album

There's a lot of Super Mario Bros. celebration plans happening all around, and Black Screen Records has one for Super Mario 64. The company will be releasing Hang On To Your Hat, the debut album of the Video Game Jazz Orchestra, in which they will be playing big band arrangements of music from Super Mario […]