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  • 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: Star Fox Zero Animated Short Coming This Week

    Nintendo has teamed up with Production I.G. and WIT Studio to create an animated Star Fox short. You can catch it live later this week in advance of the Star Fox Zero launch on Friday. The video will be streamed live on Wednesday, April 20, at 3 p.m. Pacific / 6 p.m. Eastern. The short, titled Star Fox... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Explains Why SNES Games Will Only Run On New 3DS

    Last week, we reported on Nintendo’s announcement that some Super NES games were finally coming to the 3DS , and further discussed our disappointment that older units aren’t in line to receive the new feature. We reached out to Nintendo regarding the decision to only include the New 3DS in... More
  • Blog Post: Shigeru Miyamoto Discusses His Favorite Movie And Games Of 2015

    A couple of weeks ago, I had sat down with famed Nintendo designer Shigeru Miyamoto. While most of our time was spent discussing Star Fox Zero, I did get him to talk about other things. In the course of our conversation, I asked Miyamoto about his favorite movie of last year. The response didn’t... More
  • Blog Post: Bring Color Back To The World In Paper Mario: Color Splash

    Nintendo announced a new entry in its Paper Mario series today, Paper Mario: Color Splash. In the game, which is coming to the Wii U this year, Mario has to restore color to an island using a handy new gadget. When Prism Island has been drained of color, it’s up to our favorite plumber to set things... More
  • Blog Post: Transfer Pokémon From Classic Titles To The Upcoming Sun And Moon Games

    During today's Pokémon Nintendo Direct, it was revealed that players will be able to bring classic Pokémon from the original 151 into more recent games, including the upcoming Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon. This is the first time Pokémon captured in Red, Blue, and... More
  • Blog Post: Sega Bringing Over 7th Dragon III Code: VFD On 3DS

    Sega is bringing the popular 3DS RPG series 7th Dragon to the U.S. with the localization of its fourth entry – 7th Dragon III Code: VFD for the handheld this summer. The game may be the fourth entry, but Sega says that story of this dungeon crawler stands by itself. Code: VFD takes place in 2100... More
  • Blog Post: We Look At More Creations From The Custom Amiibo Community

    Though the craze seems to have died down on Amiibos when compared to earlier this year, the community that has formed around Nintendo's collectible figures is as devoted as ever. Outside of the faithful collectors, that passion most shines through with the custom Amiibo scene. In the past, we've... More
  • Blog Post: Is This New Nintendo Patent For The NX Controller?

    A June patent published today by Nintendo with the United States Patent and Trademark Office features a controller dominated by a touchscreen. A NeoGAF user spotted the patent on freepatentsonline.com and Destructoid uncovered the filing with the USPTO. The patent's wordy abstract (text below) describes... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo’s New Account System Live In Japan

    Nintendo has launched registrations for its new account system in Japan. The service will eventually be available worldwide, though a Western rollout has not been announced. The service was detailed at a Nintendo investor briefing in late October. My Nintendo will link to existing Nintendo IDs, as well... More
  • Blog Post: New Wii U Bundle Will Pack In Smash Bros With Splatoon

    A new Wii U bundle is coming to stores this year, packing two desirable games: Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and Splatoon. The bundle will come with the games pre-installed on the hard drive. Nintendo also plans to put 3DS XL bundles on sale for Black Friday. More
  • Blog Post: The Legend Of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD Hits Wii U In Early 2016

    After several rumors during recent months, Nintendo has officially announced the Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD for the Wii U. The game will feature enhanced visuals, as well as Amiibo functionality with a brand new Wolf Link Amiibo. The other Zelda Amiibos from the Super Smash Bros. line of figures... More
  • Blog Post: Metal Gear Solid Composer Releases Satoru Iwata Tribute Song

    A musical duo including Metal Gear Solid composer Norihiko Hibino released a new tribute song to the late Nintendo president and CEO Satoru Iwata today. The composer pays tribute through a piano and saxophone medley inspired by Earthbound. “The passing of Nintendo president and CEO Satoru Iwata... More
  • Blog Post: Pocky & Rocky With Becky Is Now Available On Wii U Virtual Console

    Pocky & Rocky with Becky, a Game Boy Advance game, is now available on Wii U thanks to the Virtual Console. The title is a single-player action game from Natsume where players can choose between three characters as they travel to seal the dangerous Hydra Dragon before it can exact revenge for its... More
  • Blog Post: Pikmin 4 Is Coming, ‘Very Close To Completion’

    Despite not cracking falling short of sales expectations, Pikmin 3 is getting a follow-up. Famed developer Shigeru Miyamoto has revealed that Pikmin 4 isn’t just in development, it’s probably not that far off. Speaking in just-published statement made to Eurogamer that took place in July... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Announces Star Fox, Xenoblade, Fatal Frame Release Dates

    Nintendo has provided a complete list of major releases coming to the Wii U and 3DS this fall. The publisher’s holiday lineup takes shape with the announcement of release dates for Star Fox, Xenoblade Chronicles X, Devil’s Third, and more. Normally, this kind of information would be delivered... More
  • Blog Post: Boston Police Prevent Violent Plot At The 2015 Pokémon World Championship

    The 2015 Pokémon World Championship took place in Boston this weekend, and police are reporting it arrested of a pair of men on Friday threatening violence against attendees. According to a report from myfoxboston.com , police were alerted to threats on social media and the pair, 18-year-old Kevin... More
  • Blog Post: The Legend Of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes Gets A Release Date

    Nintendo today announced a release date for The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes for the 3DS. The game comes out on October 23, making it the second first-party title for the 3DS in the month, with Chibi-Robo! Zip Lash also hitting on October 9. Tri Force Heroes features three-player co-op play as well... More
  • Blog Post: Learn About Zelda: Majora's Mask's Cops And Robbers Roots And Run Lola Run Inspirations

    The latest from Did You Know Gaming goes in-depth into Majora's Mask looking at its history and surprising influences. Everything from the aliens in the farm, to the origins of the Anju and Kafei quest, and the possible cone-time inclusion of an adult Link mask are all covered. The Legend of Zelda... More
  • Blog Post: Celebrate July 4th With More Free Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate DLC

    If your July 4th plans include slaying some mighty beasts in Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate, Capcom is offering up some extra goodies to aid you in your adventures. Previous DLC packs have included Legend of Zelda gear and Mario and Sonic costumes . The biggest addition in July? The highly coveted USJ Star... More
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