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  • Blog Post: The E3 2016 Press Conference Schedule

    We’re just a little over a month away from E3 2016 in Los Angeles. With more pieces falling into place, we’ve put together a list of the press conferences by day with streaming links. We’ll continue to update this along the way, but wanted to give you the opportunity to start filling... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Talks About Its Hopes For The NX Launch

    Nintendo recently announced the Nintendo NX – whatever exactly it is – will come out in March 2017, and while the system won't make this holiday season's shopping bonanza, the company believes the March launch is the right move. In an English translation of a financial results briefing... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Announces Splatoon Amiibo Squid Sisters Arriving This July

    Nintendo announced today that the Splatoon performing duo, Squid Sisters (Callie and Marie), will be releasing as amiibos in July. The two will be packaged together, and released alongside new color variants of Inkling Girl, Inkling Boy, and Inkling Squid . Check out Nintendo's trailer below for... More
  • Blog Post: Splatoon, Mario Kart 8, And Pokémon Were Nintendo's Best Selling Games Last Quarter

    Along with the full-year financial report released yesterday , Nintendo has updated its list of ten best-selling software titles. The past three months saw very little shifting in the ranks, though the Wii U and 3DS lists tell very different stories. With the exception of the last two spots switching... More
  • Blog Post: New Fire Emblem Fates DLC Maps Introduce New Storyline

    Nintendo and developer Intelligent Systems have announced another series of maps for Fire Emblem Fates, and this second map pack tells its own story. Map Pack 2 consists of six maps (see scheduling and prices below) that culminate in a contained story involving alternate-dimension versions of the Hoshidan... More
  • Blog Post: More Than 1.5 Million Copies Of Original Pokémon Games Sold On 3DS

    Nintendo’s no dummy when it comes to re-releasing classic games. And when it comes to Pokémon you can never have just one. Recently, Nintendo re-released Pokémon Red, Blue/Green, and Yellow via the 3DS virtual console. It seems fans were eager to return to Pikachu’s yesteryear... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Of America To Sell Majority Of Ownership In Seattle Mariners

    Today, Nintendo of America announced that it plans to sell the majority of its interest in the Seattle Mariners Major League Baseball team. According to the release, Nintendo of America currently plans on retaining a 10-percent stake in the Mariners, with the rest of its holdings being offloaded to other... More
  • Blog Post: Replica Of Wind Waker Baton From Zelda Available For Pre-Order

    A replica of the magical baton used by Link in The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker is now available for pre-order. The Wind Waker is the titular item in the game that allows Link to manipulate the breeze to benefit him as he sails across the Great Sea. A real-life version of the baton is used by the... More
  • Blog Post: Xenoblade Chronicles Arrives On Wii U This Week

    So, you missed out on a copy of Xenoblade Chronicles on Wii and you don’t want to buy a New 3DS to play that version. You are no longer doomed to a life of not “really feeling it,” provided you have a Wii U. In fact, if you have $19.99 and a Wii U you can play the game starting tomorrow... More
  • Blog Post: Twitter Reactions To Today's Nintendo News

    Nintendo dropped a bombshell of news today, and the gaming community on Twitter reacted to it – some people embraced humor to voice their concerns, others adopted a level-headed approach to calm the storm. I scrolled through hundreds of tweets pertaining to the news and pulled out a selection that... More
  • Blog Post: Reader Discussion: What Is Your Reaction To Nintendo’s NX Release Window And Zelda Delay?

    Early this morning, Nintendo dropped several bombshells alongside its financial report. The biggest news involved the company's upcoming console, codenamed NX, as well as the anticipated next entry of The Legend of Zelda series. Other reveals included more information on its future mobile properties... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Is Only Bringing One Playable Game To E3, NX A No-Show

    Nintendo announced early this morning that its next console, the NX, won’t be coming until March 2017 . The company seems to have its eyes firmly set on that launch leaving 3DS and Wii U games coming before then in the background. To that end, it will only be bringing one game to E3. The Legend... More
  • Blog Post: Fire Emblem, Animal Crossing Mobile Games On The Way, Miitomo Hits 10 Million Downloads

    As part of its full-year financial report , Nintendo has revealed what’s next for its mobile rollout. The company says it has two games launching this fall based on popular franchises. Fire Emblem is first up. Nintendo says that it will be more accessible than other entries in the series. An Animal... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Suffers 60 Percent Drop In Profits In Most Recent Fiscal Year

    Nintendo has reported its year-end financials, and while the company has closed in the black, the results show staggering decline. While sales only show a slight dip, net profits dropped by 60.6 percent to ¥16.5 billion ($148.5 million). Nintendo’s operating income is a bright spot among the... More
  • Blog Post: Court Overturns Nintendo’s $30.2 Million Copyright Infringement Penalty

    In 2013, Nintendo was found to have infringed on a patent owned by Tomita Technologies. The source of the conflict was the 3D display on the 3DS handhelds leading to a suit first filed in 2011 . Today, Nintendo has announced that a court has overturned a ruling that would have cost the company $30.2... More
  • Blog Post: Super Mario RPG's Battle System Was Influenced By An Audience's Applause

    Did You Know Gaming 's newest segment centers on Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars, which released for the SNES in 1996. You might not know that Super Mario RPG's battle system was largely influenced by the fans. Shigeru Miyamoto and director Chihiro Fujioka couldn't decide on whether... More
  • Blog Post: Atlus Localizing Nintendo-Published Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE

    The announcement of Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE for North America surprised many fans, especially because the new name of the game makes no clear mention of the fact that the project is a mash-up of the popular Atlus series, Shin Megami Tensei, and Nintendo's Fire Emblem. We reached out to Nintendo... More
  • Blog Post: Metroid Prime: Federation Force Gets A Release Date

    Nintendo's cooperative shooter, Metroid Prime: Federation Force, has an official release date. In a press release, Nintendo announced the game launches on August 19. Federation Force has seen its share of criticism since it was announced at E3 2015. Fans have been pining for a new mainline entry... More
  • Blog Post: Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Special Edition Announced For North America

    Atlus and Nintendo are teaming up for a Shin Megami Tensei / Fire Emblem crossover. The strangely named Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE will be out in June, and fans in North America can nab a special edition announced today. The $79.99 collector’s bundle includes the game, a soundtrack, art book, six... More
  • Blog Post: Did You Know Gaming Tackles Mario Party's Extensive History

    Nintendo's Mario Party games have been around since the late '90s, and this week's Did You Know Gaming digs deep into some facts you may not know. Back when the first Mario Party released, we here at Game Informer gave the game a 2.5 out of 10, and the second Mario Party a 5.25. To find out... More
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