Third Party Switch Dock Designed for Portability

Part of the allure of the Nintendo Switch is the ability to take it with you, wherever you go, while at the same time having the option to drop it into its dock and play on the big screen. Those two things have almost been mutually exclusive, until now. Peripheral maker Nyko introduced a portable docking kit that folds up …

Daily Deals: Nintendo Switch in Stock, Rick & Morty Blu-ray

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Daily Deals: Save on PUBG, Mario and Luigi, and More

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Here’s All the News From Today’s Nintendo Direct

Nintendo’s latest Direct was filled with all sorts of news, from Pokemon to TKTK. As usual, there was news we saw coming along with some cool surprises. Here’s a run down of every news story to come out of the September 13 Nintendo Direct. A new Mario Odyssey Switch bundle was revealed, and includes the game, a pair of red …

Street Fighter 2 Getting Special Edition Super NES Cartridge

To celebrate 30 years of street fighting action, iam8bit and Capcom have teamed up to release a 1990’s nostalgia-fueled special edition of Street Fighter II: The World Warrior. This isn’t just some repackaged re-release, either. It’s an actual, working Super Nintendo cartridge in a tri-fold box and includes a “premium instruction booklet,” along with “retro pack-in surprises.” There are two …

New Marvel VR Game Announced for Oculus Rift at D23

The world of Marvel is coming to Oculus Rift with Marvel Powers United VR, a new game from developer Sanzaru. The game was revealed during D23, and features co-op battles with up to three other people. Oculus Studios promises “more than a dozen playable characters” from the Marvel Comics universe, including Rocket Raccoon, Hulk, and Captain Marvel. Marvel Powers United …

SNES Classics Already on eBay, With Huge Mark-Ups

Of all the social sciences, economics is perhaps the coldest and most unfeeling. If you need any proof, look no further than the outrageous mark-ups some sellers are already attaching to the only-just revealed Super NES Classic. Econ 101 teaches us that when supply is vastly out-paced by demand, prices will rise, something that already played out with the NES …

Mario Kart Takes First, Persona 5 Shows Strong in April 2017

The NPD Group released its results for the top selling video game hardware and software for the month of April. Persona 5 had a strong showing, coming in second place. We already knew Nintendo Switch was April’s best-selling console, with Mario Kart 8 Deluxe coming in at the top of software sales. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe was able to take …

This Custom SNES Switch Is a Nintendo Fan’s Dream

UPDATE: Originally we reported the custom SNES Switch was the creation of an Orange County based customizer, but we have since learned the photos sent to us are the creation of Doyle Dean, who posted the photos to his Instagram and Etsy shop almost a week ago. We reached out to Kustom Kontrollerz for comment, as well if it could supply photographs …

Ghost Recon: Wildlands, Zelda Top March 2017 Sales

The top-selling game in the US for March 2017 was Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands, followed by The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Breath of the Wild came in at second place in spite of digital sales not being accounted for in NPDs tally. Similarly, Horizon Zero Dawn and MLB 17: The Show had strong showings on the …

Binding of Isaac Amiibo Teased

Binding of Isaac might be the next indie title to get its own amiibo. Publisher Nicalis, Inc. posted a photo of a Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ amiibo to its Twitter feed. It looks like an actual, production amiibo, but it could just be a very convincing artist mock-up. Isaac amiibo No details, like availability, functionality, or if it’s even real, …

God-Kart Racing Comes to Smite in New Mode

Smite has added a new, limited time game mode called Apollo’s Racer Rumble. In a radical departure from the game’s MOBA-style of gameplay, the new mode puts you behind the wheel in a kart racing circuit. The mode pays serious homage to the king of kart racers, Super Mario Kart, with the description on the new mode’s site cautioning players …

Zelda Fans Uncover Hidden Message in Breath of the Wild’s First Shrines

If you’re already 100 hours into the vast wonderland that is Zelda: Breath of the Wild, you’ve no doubt seen more than a few instances of something amazing or delightful. Yet even in the earliest hours of the game, there’s a Zelda-series Easter Egg hiding in plain sight. Slight spoilers for the opening of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of …

Binding of Isaac’s Manual for Switch Is a Tribute to Zelda on NES

Nintendo Switch game cases are spacious and beg for the inclusion of an instruction manual. The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ on Switch not only takes advantage of those two tabs in every Switch game case, its manual is a loving homage to the instruction booklet included with The Legend of Zelda for the NES. From a golden cover page to …

Microsoft, Sony Congratulate Nintendo on Switch Launch

In case you were unaware, Nintendo Switch launched today. Both Microsoft and Sony took the time to reach out and congratulate the company on a successful launch. The official Xbox UK Twitter account went so far as to make a special mash-up graphic, combining iconic images and themes from both Nintendo and Xbox into one cool piece of art. Source: …

Nintendo Addresses Joy-Con Sync Issues

Nintendo has released a troubleshooting guide for people experiencing problems with their Joy-Cons. The official Nintendo support page is aimed at Switch owners whose Joy-Cons are “not responding” or “responding incorrectly.” Many reviewers testing out the Switch before launch complained of problems with the left Joy-Con dropping out during game play. We had the same problem and noted it in …

Mario and Crew Lend Their Costumes to Story of Seasons

The newest game in the Story of Seasons series, Story of Seasons: Trio of Towns, features Super Mario Bros. themed costumes and headgear. The costumes and headgear give your characters bonuses. Donning Mario’s signature hat and overalls gives you a boost to your running, while dressing like Luigi helps you catch better fish. Toad’s outfit will increase your stamina for …

Bethesda Parent Company Awarded $500 Million in Lawsuit

UPDATE: ZeniMax may seek an injunction to prevent Facebook and Oculus from selling the Oculus Rift. “We will consider what further steps we need to take to ensure there will be no ongoing use of our misappropriated technology, including by seeking an injunction to restrain Oculus and Facebook from their ongoing use of computer code that the jury found infringed …

Pokemon Sun and Moon Pass Huge Nintendo Sales Milestone

Pokemon Sun and Moon are the fastest Nintendo games in the company’s history to sell more than 4 million copies. According to a statement from Nintendo, Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon came in number 2 and number 3 on the NPD Groups list of best-selling games for the month of December. Combined, the two games have sold 4.5 million copies …

16 of the Funniest Nintendo Switch Tweets

The Nintendo Switch live event happened January 12, and the internet lost its collective minds before, during, and after the event finished. Twitter, the greatest collection of pithy one-liners in human history, again proved just how entertaining it can be during pop-culture events. We’ve collected the best tweets from the Nintendo Switch live event. Super Mario Odyssey proved to be …