The Analogue Super Nt is Nintendo’s SNES Classic for grown-ups

Just as the NES Classic Edition broke ground before the SNES Classic, Analogue is also following up on Nintendo’s wallet-grab on our childhood memories with another premium, no-compromise mini console that plays the gaming carts of yesteryear, and solves some of our issues with the official miniature SNES. This is all, however, for a premium price. Naturally. Author:  Source: Engadget

Nintendo Reportedly Encouraging Mature Titles on Switch

Nintendo may be encouraging producers of more mature and violent games to bring their content over to Switch. According to a report by the The Wall Street Journal, Nintendo appears to be interested in increasing the number of mature titles on its newest console to remove the stigma that its hardware is just for family-friendly content. Takuya Aizu, chief executive of Inti …

Don’t Tell Her Your Name, Kimmy!

Contra III to common belief, I am not Alien to the meanest levels of punnery. It is, after all, a basic part of the speedrunner’s parLance! I know this kinda stuff can result in Flame Wars, but that’s only fitting, because this game isn’t TOO far away from a frame one. Improving (by six seconds) on hotly contested runs like …

An appreciation of 2017’s in-game shopkeepers

In-game shops are more than handy outlets to transform random metal scraps and tired old gear into new and useful items. Shops offer a reprieve from the action of whichever digital world you’ve entered, allowing you to take a moment, breathe and consider the situation from afar. Do you want to play as a gun-toting tank or a sneaky spy? …

Players Speedrunning Super Mario Odyssey’s In-Store Demo

Super Mario Odyssey won’t be released until later this month, but the upcoming Switch exclusive has already gained some popularity amongst the speedrunning community. As reported by Polygon, players are trying to see how quickly they can complete the 10-minute demo currently available in stores and are posting videos of their accomplishments on YouTube. So far, the fastest time appears …

Our Nintendo 64 Classic Edition Wishlist

Nintendo’s first console with 3D games, the Nintendo 64, revolutionized a number of beloved franchises and genres. < p dir=”ltr”>And with the SNES Classic now available, the Nintendo 64 is the next home console in line to conceivably receive the Classics treatment. So what would a possible library for the theoretical N64 Classic Edition look like? IGN boiled the system’s …

11 Games Released for Nintendo Switch This Week

The Nintendo Switch has another packed release week, with 11 games, and one demo, set to be released within the next seven days, including a couple of indies recently highlighted in a Nindies Showcase. After the release of Stardew Valley on Switch last week, Nintendo is continuing to roll out a number of highlighted Nindies. This week sees the debut …

Injustice 2 Director Discusses Possibility of Switch Version

Injustice 2 creative director Ed Boon thinks it may be possible to bring the game to the Nintendo Switch, but a few compromises would have to be made. In an interview with GameSpot, Boon discussed the possibilities of a Switch version of the fighting game. According to the creative director, while a Switch port could happen, it may come with …

Super Mario Odyssey goes Broadway (Donkway?) in new live-action trailer

Super Mario Odyssey has a theme song befitting a new-age musical, don’t you think? Just look at these lyrics:Here we go, off the rails Don’t you know it’s time to raise our sails? It’s freedom like you never knewDon’t need bags, or a pass, Say the word, I’ll be there in a flash You could say my hat is off …

Binding of Isaac: Rebirth Dev Announces New Switch Game

The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth developer Nicalis has announced its new horror-themed game, Knight Terrors, which will be released for Nintendo Switch on October 24. This arcade-style side-scroller, which is being developed by Nicalis and FreakZone Games, sees players control a mysterious suit of armor known as The Knight, who battles with a sword and can fly with his blood-red wings. For a …

Titanfall Dev Respawn Announces Oculus Rift VR Game

Titanfall developer Respawn Entertainment announced it’s working on an Oculus Rift VR game. As detailed on a recent blog post and via a short announcement trailer, which you can view below, the game is slated for release in 2019 and is some sort of a shooter. However, not much else about the project is currently known, including a name. Also, …

How To Put Awesome Custom Cases On Your Switch

A WARNING BEFORE YOU TRY THIS: Doing this will almost certainly void your warranty. It’s also possible you might break your Switch or Joy-Cons entirely, so proceed with caution and at your own risk! We got our hands on a variety of custom cases for the back of the Switch and the Joy-Cons, from plain white to shiny gold. It’s …

Nintendo’s mini SNES quickly cracked to run more games

It appears that Nintendo really doesn’t mind modders cracking open its little retro consoles and using them for more than they were originally intended. Back when the NES Classic Edition was released, it took Russian tinkerer “Cluster” just a few months to figure out how to side-load additional games onto the system. Nintendo doesn’t seem to have made the process …

How Lessons From the Wii U Affected the Nintendo Switch

Nintendo has discussed lessons learned from the Wii U and how these lessons were applied in order to make the Nintendo Switch as successful as it has been since its launch. Nintendo of America senior product marketing manager Bill Trinen told Business Insider the ease of simply jumping into the Switch experience has been a huge step up from the Wii U. …

Nintendo World Championships 2017 Winner Crowned

Thomas Gonda took home the top spot in the Nintendo World Championships 2017, defeating returning champ John Numbers in a fierce, long competition representing Nintendo’s growing presence in the competitive gaming space. < p dir=”ltr”>The third Nintendo World Championship, following in the footsteps of 2015’s and the original back in 1990, challenged players with a variety of exciting and surprising …