World’s largest Donkey Kong arcade game to debut at The Strong Museum

Donkey Kong Arcade

All the museum’s visitors can play with the arcade just like the original (only a little bit bigger) Donkey Kong has always been present in some form in video games. The character, the soundtrack, the easter eggs, or even the game mechanics introduced by this franchise. He was even part of the new Super Mario … Read more

YouTuber Did You Know Gaming beats back Nintendo copyright strike

Game Over Nintendo

The documentary content of the Did You Know Gaming channel has survived and is back on YouTube. Nintendo has a very particular policy that has affected hundreds of thousands of content creators worldwide. It impacts everything from gameplay videos of Nintendo games to informative videos of Nintendo games. Many of these videos have seen the … Read more

How to watch The Super Mario Bros. Movie Nintendo Direct

The Super Mario Bros. Movie Nintendo Direct presentation is today. Nintendo is giving fans a taste of the upcoming The Super Mario Bros. Movie with a new Nintendo Direct that is set to air today at 4:05 PM Eastern Time / 3:05 PM Central / 1:05 PM Pacific. The film is under the direction of … Read more

Super Mario Bros. animated movie delayed until 2023

You’ll have to wait a bit longer for Chris Pratt as Mario. Even though it was previously announced for release in 2022, the upcoming Super Mario Bros. animated movie is not coming out until 2023. The film is under the direction of Illumination, which has created other animated hits like Despicable Me. So fans were … Read more

Nintendo adds group folders in Switch console update

Nintendo just made it a little easier to organize your Switch games thanks to a new group folder option. The latest Nintendo Switch console update allows users to categorize their games into different custom groups. The feature is only available when more than 12 software titles are saved on the Nintendo Switch system. To make … Read more

Nintendo Switch OLED Model launches in October for $349

Nintendo has revealed a new OLED Switch model. The new model has the versatility of the Switch and includes a new 7-inch OLED display, an adjustable wide stand, a LAN port on the TV dock, and other features. The Japanese company has confirmed the arrival of a new model of its hybrid console, which will … Read more

Nintendo posts best-ever October Switch sales

Despite some new competition from Sony and Microsoft, the Nintendo Switch is still going strong. In fact, the company says that the console-handheld hybrid just posted its strongest October yet. For the month of October, Nintendo sold 735,926 Switch and Switch Lite units in the United States alone. That’s the second-highest October sales number for … Read more

Animal Crossing: New Horizons sells more than 3.6 million copies in Japan alone

It’s no secret that Animal Crossing: New Horizons has become something of a phenomenon. And just to drive home the point, the game has sold like gangbusters in Japan with no signs of slowing down. That’s according to the latest Famitsu sales data for the week of April 13-19. The game sold nearly 300,000 units … Read more

Nintendo Switch and Switch Lite experiencing global shortages

Nintendo is experiencing global shortages of its popular Switch and Switch Lite. To alleviate shortages elsewhere, the company is temporarily halting shipments of the system to Japan. The shortages come as a result of the closure of production facilities in China during the COVID-19 pandemic. Nintendo confirmed the console shortages to CNN Business. “Nintendo Switch … Read more

Nintendo streaming Indie World Showcase today

Nintendo is hosting a livestream later today where it will highlight upcoming indie games bound for the Switch. The broadcast features “roughly 20 minutes of info on indie games coming to Nintendo Switch.” It is being dubbed the Indie World Showcase. Watch the livestream below or visit The broadcast starts at 1 PM Eastern … Read more

Former Nintendo of America head Reggie Fils-Aime joins GameStop

Last year, long-time Nintendo of America executive Reggie Fils-Aime retired. Or at least that’s what we thought. He’s back in the industry, this time at GameStop. The new role for the former Nintendo of America president is not a C-suite management position. Instead, he’ll serve on GameStop’s board of directors. Former Walmart US CEO William … Read more

Nintendo Switch Lite will soon have a coral color option

Nintendo has revealed a new pinkish-red color for the handheld-only Switch Lite. The coral-colored Lite (try saying that three times fast) is coming to both Japan and North America. Japanese gamers will get it first. It launches there on March 20. Americans won’t have to wait long, though. Nintendo of America says that the coral … Read more

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 … Read more

Nintendo program delivers Switch gaming stations to hospitalized children

Nintendo and Starlight Children’s Foundation have partnered together to deliver the joy of gaming to seriously ill children and their families. The newest addition to the nonprofit’s popular Starlight Gaming program is the Starlight Nintendo Switch gaming station. The new gaming station was unveiled today at the Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital in Tacoma, Washington. Nintendo … Read more

Nintendo will continue to support 3DS into 2020

Nintendo 3DS has lost steam ever since the launch of the Switch. Nintendo shifted first-party development to the console-handheld hybrid. Third-party publishers have done the same. So far this year, Nintendo has only released Mario & Luigi: Bowser’s Inside Story + Bowser Jr’s Journey, Yo-Kai Watch 3, and Kirby’s Extra Epic Yarn on the 3DS. … Read more

Bowser named president of Nintendo

After 15 years as president of Nintendo of America, Reggie Fils-Aime is retiring. His replacement? Bowser. Okay, so it’s not that Bowser. The new president’s name is Doug Bowser. He is Nintendo of America’s current Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing and a former executive at Electronic Arts. Of course, Reggie’s departure is bittersweet. … Read more