Tag: Nintendo

Super Mario Odyssey preview: Cappy-Bearer

Thanks to Nintendo Australia, I had the chance to play Super Mario Odyssey, the newest 3D Mario platformer and his first ‘solo’ outing onto the Switch, and I was pleasantly surprised with what I got my hands on. Odyssey definitely has its own style, but it still feels familiar to an experienced 3D Mario gamer.

Pokémon Rumble World Extended Review

Pokémon Rumble World was originally released on the 3DS eShop last year. It received a physical release earlier this year, doing away with the microtransactions seen in its digital counterpart. It follows the story of your Mii after the King tasks him or her with collecting more toy Pokémon than the evil wizard who has shown up to

NX Release Date Slated For March 2017 Globally

We’ve been convinced for a while, but it seems the latest Nintendo financial reporting confirms a global March 2017 release date for their upcoming NX console. No further details were provided about the system, however, it offered some interesting insights into the success of Splatoon and Super Mario Maker, with the titles selling 4.2 and

The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes Extended Review

The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes is a familiar game in a new set of clothes. It stars the same Link as the one from A Link Between Worlds and follows him to Hytopia, a kingdom filled with fashion-obsessed citizens. Hytopia’s Princess Styla has been cursed to wear a hideous jumpsuit by a heinous woman known as The Lady.

Bravely Second: End Layer Extended Review

Bravely Second: End Layer is the sequel to Silicon Studio’s Bravely Default: Where the Fairy Flies. I took notice of the first game because of the stunning visuals in the artwork, trailers and initial screenshots. Once I actually got a hold of it, I fell in love with its gameplay above every other aspect, with its innovative take on

Satoru Iwata Dead at 55

In news sure to send a ripple across the games industry, Nintendo today released a short statement informing the world of the passing of President Satoru Iwata. Beginning his career at Nintendo as a programmer at HAL Laboratories on the NES classics Earthbound and Balloon Fight, Iwata worked with the company in numerous roles, before

Leave Luck To Lylat – Nintendo's E3 Conference Wrap

Nintendo’s Digital Event brings the last of the console platform owners to the stage, and boy was it a doozy. Here we go. Starting off with an introduction seeing the familiar heads of Nintendo portrayed as Muppets, the tone was set for the conference: transformation. And what better way to demonstrate that than by starting

Don't Stop Believin': Nintendo Direct 02/04/15

Xenoblade Chronicles 3D isn’t the only major Nintendo thing that happened today. Yesterday, the company announced that they’ll be holding a Nintendo Direct the following day, and it was another entertaining and informative special. 

Nintendo Forms Mobile Partnership With DeNA

Nintendo has announced a partnership with Japanese mobile company DeNA to develop new games for mobile devices. The arrangement between Nintendo and DeNA is designed to allow the best of both companies to shine; Nintendo with its IP and game development skills, and DeNA with its expertise in mobile gaming. While no games were announced,