Best-Selling Games Since 2015
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Best-Selling Games Since 2015

Certain games leave a mark on the industry with sales alone. These are the best-selling video games of each year since 2015. Please note that these sales are cumulative. 2015 – The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt CD Projekt RED revolutionized the open-world RPG genre with the outstanding The Witcher 3. While its prequels were known…

What is your favorite N64 game?
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What is your favorite N64 game?

The Nintendo 64 is a beloved console with classics like Super Mario 64, Perfect Dark, and countless others. The Game Freaks 365 team sat down for a roundtable discussion to answer the question: what is your favorite N64 game? Daniel: The Nintendo 64 is one of those consoles that, if you played it, will be…

Best starter Pokemon ranked
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Best starter Pokemon ranked

I was discussing Pokemon with my roommate and some buddies, as I often find myself doing. We got to comparing the first five generations, and I thought it would be a great idea to break down my favorites in terms of the “starter” Pokemon. Here is the list of the best starter Pokemon I came…

Is the Nintendo Switch Luigi’s Mansion 3 the best game in the series?
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Is the Nintendo Switch Luigi’s Mansion 3 the best game in the series?

Luigi’s Mansion is considered one of the most underrated series of all Nintendo franchises. If we think of the Mario universe or franchise of games, our red-hatted plumber friend has always been the star. Yet there is another character that is very underrated. Yes, friends, that’s Luigi. To date, we have had different cheats, DLCs,…

Watch the Kirby 30th Anniversary Music Fest concert
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Watch the Kirby 30th Anniversary Music Fest concert

Nintendo celebrated the 30th anniversary of Kirby with a special concert. If you haven’t heard, Kirby is turning 30 this year. Nintendo is celebrating with all kinds of Kirby-related games and events including the well-received Nintendo Switch game Kirby and the Forgotten Land. If you’re a regular reader of our site, you may have also…

Xbox finally outsells PlayStation as Switch continues Japanese charts domination
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Xbox finally outsells PlayStation as Switch continues Japanese charts domination

The Xbox Series S outsold the PlayStation 5 in Japan for the first time in months. The folks in Redmond have some reason to be happy today as the Xbox Series S outsold both PlayStation 5 models combined. Of course, both Sony and Microsoft’s next-gen consoles badly lag behind the Nintendo Switch. In fact, the…

Nintendo Switch outsells PS5 nearly 6-to-1 in latest Japanese hardware sales
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Nintendo Switch outsells PS5 nearly 6-to-1 in latest Japanese hardware sales

The Nintendo Switch continues to dominate the Japanese hardware sales charts. The Nintendo Switch sold 61,522 units across all three models of the video game system. In comparison, the PS5’s two models barely cleared 11k while the Xbox Series X|S lagged way behind at 4K units sold for the week. Microsoft has traditionally struggled in…

Nintendo 3DS and Wii U eShop closing in March 2023
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Nintendo 3DS and Wii U eShop closing in March 2023

After closing services in Latin America, digital store closures are imminent worldwide. Nintendo of America announced the global discontinuation of the Nintendo 3DS and Wii U eShops on its Twitter account yesterday night. Nintendo has decided to shut down the services of buying and redeeming eShop vouchers for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS. This comes…

LEGO Luigi’s Mansion Haunt and Seek Expansion Set out now
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LEGO Luigi’s Mansion Haunt and Seek Expansion Set out now

Play Luigi’s Mansion in pure LEGO style. Following a lengthy season of Mario and Luigi sets (and more recently, the debut of the LEGO Sonic the Hedgehog set), the new Luigi’s Mansion set is now available in partnership with Nintendo. This new collection has traditional components from the many games that gamers will know. The…

Nintendo 3DS firmware update 11.15.0-47 patches piracy exploit
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Nintendo 3DS firmware update 11.15.0-47 patches piracy exploit

The Nintendo 3DS firmware update 11.15.0-47 has rolled out. The new update is apparently focused on patching an exploit used to pirate games. Twisted Voxel reports: According to the changelog that was shared by Nintendo, this new firmware update is only for the stability improvements to the handheld. It doesn’t actually add anything to the software features….

The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles pre-orders open with bonus content
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The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles pre-orders open with bonus content

The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles is set to debut on the Nintendo Switch, PS4, and Steam after a slew of rumors. Get your pre-order in before the July release date! The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles is a compilation of two formerly Japan-only Nintendo 3DS titles. The first is The Great Ace Attorney: Adventures, which was…

Nintendo planning museum gallery at Uji Ogura Plant
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Nintendo planning museum gallery at Uji Ogura Plant

The Nintendo Uji Ogura Plant and the surrounding land will serve as a new museum for Nintendo products launched throughout its history. Nintendo has been talking about the possibility of constructing a gallery in the Uji Ogura Plant to share their product development history and philosophy with the public. The Japanese company has a long…

Netflix ending support for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U
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Netflix ending support for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U

The video streaming giant Netflix is discontinuing service on two Nintendo platforms: the 3DS and Wii U. According to a Nintendo customer support page, the service ends on June 30, 2021: The Netflix app was removed from Nintendo eShop on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS Family systems on Dec 31st, 2020. They are no longer…

Three things gamers should be thankful for in 2020
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Three things gamers should be thankful for in 2020

It’s Thanksgiving in the United States. Usually, it’s a time to gather with family for tasty food. This year is a little different, but we still have plenty to be thankful for. Last year, I put together a piece titled Three things gamers should be thankful for this Thanksgiving. While I was tempted at first…

Nintendo 3DS may be in its twilight, but software sales are still relatively strong
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Nintendo 3DS may be in its twilight, but software sales are still relatively strong

Ever since the launch of Nintendo Switch almost three years ago, the 3DS has been in a gradual decline. Not only is the 3DS aging – it was first released in 2011 – the Switch is now the de facto Nintendo handheld. Still, the system has clung to life. According to Nintendo’s most recent financial…

Pokémon Sword and Shield have sold over 16 million units so far
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Pokémon Sword and Shield have sold over 16 million units so far

Despite some controversy, Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield appear to be quite the hit. Sword and Shield are the latest Pokémon role-playing games. They are the first game in the mainline series on Nintendo Switch. So it’s not much of a surprise that the games sold extremely well. According to Nintendo’s latest financial report, the two…

What were the top-selling games of 2019?
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What were the top-selling games of 2019?

Most people have turned the page on 2019, but we’re looking back thanks to a new report from NPD detailing the top-selling games of the year. In the United States, video game hardware, software, and accessories managed $14.581 billion in sales for the year, which is down from $16.695 billion in 2018. That’s not terribly…

Super Mario Maker 2 tops 10 million playable courses as upload limit increases
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Super Mario Maker 2 tops 10 million playable courses as upload limit increases

Nintendo announced on Twitter that its popular Switch title Super Mario Maker 2 has seen users create over 10 million playable courses. The follow-up to the Nintendo 3DS and Wii U side-scrolling platformer and game creation toolset was released in June 2019 on the Switch. The sequel sold just shy of 4 million copies as of…