Mario Odyssey: Amiibo Content Unlockable Without Amiibo

You don’t have to worry about owning amiibo to get costumes in Super Mario Odyssey. On the game’s official website, Nintendo notes that “all outfits can be unlocked in-game without amiibo.” That implies that even the wedding outfits with the new Super Mario Odyssey amiibo aren’t exclusive to the toys. (UPDATE: Nintendo confirmed to IGN that the wedding outfits can also indeed …

RollerCoaster Tycoon Classic Comes to Steam Today

RollerCoaster Tycoon Classic, which remasters features from the first two games, is out now on Steam. Atari and original creator Chris Sawyer have teamed up for RollerCoaster Tycoon Classic. It’s not a compilation of the first entries in the sim series, but instead an original game that builds off of them, somewhat similar to what SEGA recently did with Sonic …

Yooka-Laylee Switch Release Held Up By Engine Problems

Yooka-Laylee still doesn’t have a release date for Nintendo Switch because of engine issues. On Kickstarter, Playtonic touched on the team’s problems bringing the action-adventure game to the hybrid system. While the developer promises it’s “nearly there” with the Switch version of Yooka-Laylee, there are tech difficulties delaying a set timeframe for launch. “… We’ve encountered some final technical hurdles …

SNES Classic Wireless Controller Coming From Nyko

Nyko is making a wireless controller for SNES Classic Edition. Called the Super Miniboss, the wireless controller looks like a traditional Super Nintendo pad but comes with an additional turbo button. It serves a dual purpose: faster input as well as home screen functionality when the button’s pushed and then pressing select. The wireless controller can work up to 20 …

Racing Sim Gear Club Unlimited Gets Release Date

The racing sim Gear Club Unlimited will release December 1 on Nintendo Switch. Developer Eden Games is behind the game and previously worked on the Test Drive Unlimited series. Gear Club Unlimited will feature over 400 races in three modes: Derby, Rally and Time Trial. Some of the cars already revealed for Gear Club Unlimited include the Bugatti Veyron GrandSport, Chevrolet Corvette …

Super Meat Boy Announced for Nintendo Switch

Super Meat Boy is making the jump to Nintendo Switch. Team Meat announced the game is heading to the system on Twitter. Blitworks will handle the Super Meat Boy port for Nintendo Switch, after previously working on versions for Wii U and PlayStation 4. Team Meat tweeted out this image of Super Meat Boy on Nintendo Switch. Continue reading… Author:¬†Evan Campbell …

Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle Gets a Collector’s Edition

Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle will receive a collector’s edition, which comes with a Rabbid Mario figurine and more. GameStop will exclusively sell Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle Collector’s Edition for $100. The special package features the game, 6-inch figure, a set of cards and CD soundtrack. The Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle Collector’s Edition is exclusive to GameStop. (Image …

Zelda: Breath of the Wild’s Hard Mode Has Separate Save

Don’t worry about overwriting your normal save file in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild while tackling the upcoming Hard Mode. The Nintendo U.K. website says there will be a separate save slot for the mode, which is part of the first DLC pack for the game called The Master Trials. Breath of the Wild’s Hard Mode (named Master …

Metroid: Samus Returns Is Not Metroid Dread

Metroid: Samus Returns might be a re-imagining of Metroid II on Game Boy, but it’s definitely not linked to the rumored Metroid Dread on Nintendo DS. Yoshio Sakamoto, who’s the co-creator of Metroid and a longtime series producer, shot down the connection in an interview with IGN. “I think it’s better to say that this is a remake, remastering of Metroid …

Metroid: Samus Returns Special Edition Announced

Nintendo has unveiled a special edition for Metroid: Samus Returns. You can preorder it now. The package, unveiled on Nintendo Treehouse Live and Nintendo of America’s Twitter account, features cover art that calls back to Metroid 2’s box. Plus, the special edition offers a “Samus Archives Sound Selection” CD. Nintendo has announced a special edition for Metroid: Samus Returns. Continue …

Two New Fire Emblem Amiibo Announced

With Fire Emblem Warriors on the way this year, Nintendo is releasing new two amiibo for the franchise. Chrom and Tiki are getting new amiibo figures. They will work with Fire Emblem Warriors, according to Nintendo of America’s Twitter account. It’s not just returning characters for the Switch and New 3DS game either. Fire Emblem Warriors will feature two new …

Check Out 16 Photos of Mario + Rabbids Figures

Ubisoft is releasing figurines for Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle, but they aren’t amiibo. The four figures are based on the Rabbid characters in the Nintendo Switch exclusive who dress up like Mario, Luigi, Peach and Yoshi. Each one costs $40 on the Ubisoft Store and is set to release in September. You can get a better look at the …

KH3, FFVII Remake Arriving in ‘Next Three Years or So’

Kingdom Hearts 3 and Final Fantasy VII Remake aren’t arriving anytime soon. As part of Square Enix’s recent financial results, the company listed both RPGs as fiscal 2018 and beyond releases. Square Enix president Yosuke Matsuda added that “we plan to launch each of these upcoming titles in the next three years or so.” Now this timeframe fits with what Kingdom …

E3 Public Tickets Have Sold Out

E3 is now officially sold out for fans. The Electronic Entertainment Expo account on Twitter revealed that all public passes are gone. The gaming convention opened up the event to fans earlier this year, with 15,000 tickets initially available. With the event on the horizon, we’re counting down with IGN’s Road to E3. First up is a look at Super Mario …

Dwayne Johnson Wants Armie Hammer to Play Shazam

The role of DC superhero Shazam still hasn’t been cast, but Black Adam star Dwayne Johnson has proposed one notable star: Armie Hammer. Speaking with We Got This Covered (and spotted by Batman-News), Johnson hinted at the The Man From U.N.C.L.E star as one person he’d like to face off against in the Shazam film. Armie Hammer starred in The …

The Legend of Zelda Gets a Clue Board Game

Forget about Colonel Mustard and the candlestick. Clue is getting a Legend of Zelda makeover, featuring Link and the Master Sword. Merchoid is selling The Legend of Zelda Clue Game (releasing in June), where you find out who can defeat Ganondorf. But that’s not all. Players must also determine what item to use and where the King of Thieves is hidden. …

Nintendo Sent Switch Systems by Air to Meet Demand

Nintendo skipped the seas and sent some Switch systems by air in March to meet high demand. The Wall Street Journal says the company opted for the costlier shipping method because initial interest for Switch was higher than expected. Nintendo originally planned to sell 2 million systems in March, but in the end 2.74 million Switch consoles were sold worldwide in …

Zelda: Wind Waker Trick Opens New Speedrun Possibilities

A big barrier — literally — has been broken for The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD speedrunners, meaning faster times are almost definitely on the way. As explained by Console Deals, The Wind Waker trick involves using specific inputs to bust through the barrier around Hyrule Castle — and Ganon himself. In fact, this exploit has already led …

Someone Turned N64 Into a Nintendo Switch Dock

One Nintendo Switch owner decided the system’s standard dock wasn’t good enough. So they replaced the plastic with a Nintendo 64. That’s right, YouTuber Tettzan Zone modded a Nintendo 64 to serve as the Switch’s dock. The altered classic console even features USB ports in the front. Check it out below. Now there is a notable missing feature. The modded N64 …

Ex-Apple Employee Hired as Head of Oculus VR Hardware

Michael Hillman is the new head of hardware for Oculus VR. Bloomberg reports that Facebook — which owns Oculus VR — has hired Hillman, who’s spent his past 15 years at Apple. He previously worked on the iMac desktop computer at the Cupertino company and held senior positions in engineering and design. Hillman’s new role will see him pushing for …