Nintendo bolsters ‘Arms’ eSports appeal with LAN play

Nintendo’s Arms, the rollicking cross between Punch Out and Wii Sports Boxing (with beefed-up motion controls), is receiving another in a long line of promised updates. The most notable addition in version 1.1.0 is LAN play, allowing players to hookup multiple Switch consoles using a wired LAN adapter (that can be purchased separately) for extra stability during multiplayer battles. Source: …

Exceedingly difficult ‘TumbleSeed’ just got a bit easier

For those who have struggled through and given up on the exceptionally difficult rogue-like TumbleSeed (don’t worry, we had a hard time too), a patch was just released that makes the game a bit easier to navigate. The team behind TumbleSeed has acknowledged the game’s flaws and where they went wrong in their design, explaining the situation in a detailed …

The SNES Classic is real, arrives on September 29th for $80

The delicious rumors are true: Nintendo is gearing up to launch the SNES Classic, a miniaturized version of the glorious original Super Nintendo Entertainment System. According to Nintendo’s Twitter account, the system will be available on September 29th with 21 games built-in — including the never-released Star Fox 2. Source: Nintendo Author:  Source: Engadget

Nintendo swears the SNES Classic won’t sell out so quickly

Nintendo’s sales strategy for the NES Classic Edition was frustrating, to put it mildly. It shipped so few systems that they sold out almost immediately, and killed the product despite loads of pent-up demand. Will it learn from its mistakes now that the SNES Classic is on its way? Apparently, the answer is yes… maybe. The gaming giant has put …

Here’s what Nintendo needs to do to make the SNES Classic great 

Before Nintendo unveiled the Switch, its new hybrid game console, to the world, it re-released an old one. The NES Classic Edition was an adorably small box of nostalgia packed with some of the best games for Nintendo’s original home console. Now, the company is doing it again — on September 29th, the Super Nintendo Entertainment System Classic Edition will …

Nintendo Will Produce ‘Significantly More’ SNES Classic Editions than NES Classic

Nintendo has committed to manufacturing a greater number of the newly announced SNES Classic Edition consoles than it did the NES Classic Edition, with current announced plans to ship the console only through the end of the year. A statement provided to IGN by a Nintendo representative explains that Nintendo “will produce significantly more units of Super NES Classic Edition …

Nintendo Confirms SNES Classic Controller Cord Length Is Longer than NES Classic’s

Nintendo has confirmed the length of the SNES Classic Edition controller’s cord, revealing it will be longer than the often criticized length of the NES Classic Edition controller’s. In a statement provided to IGN, a Nintendo representative confirmed the Super NES Classic’s controller cord is approximately five feet long, “which is about 2 ft. longer than the cord on the …

SNES Classic: Will Nintendo Learn From its Past Launch Mistakes?

< p dir=”ltr”>I’m probably not the only old-school Nintendo fan with conflicting emotions today. On the one hand, the long-rumored/expected Super NES Classic was announced, and it sounds awesome! Two controllers, 21 games including several bona-fide all-time classics, and even the unreleased Star Fox 2. Yes!! On the other hand, Nintendo flat-out bungled the launch of the NES Classic, which …

Sonic Mania Vinyl Album Announced

https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0844/6951/products/Full_Package.jpg?v=1498217614SEGA and Data Discs have announced a special Sonic Mania vinyl album. According to Data Discs’ product page, pre-orders will go live mid-July. The album, which is listed for £19.99 (roughly $25 USD) and will release “soon,” will feature select music from composer Tee Lopes and come packaged in a heavyweight gatefold sleeve with UV spot varnish. Sonic Mania vinyl …

Daily Deals: Switch Bundles Back in Stock at Gamestop

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Nintendo on Animal Crossing Mobile and More

Nintendo of America president Reggie Fil-Aimé revealed why Animal Crossing Mobile was left out of E3, as well as why Nintendo shut down AM2R, and more on what’s coming for Nintendo Switch. When interviewed by Waypoint, the Nintendo Boss confirmed Nintendo’s intentions when going into this year’s E3 Spotlight, saying Nintendo felt fans “wanted to understand more about Nintendo Switch and …

Nintendo’s 3DS isn’t dead, but it is trapped in the Switch’s shadow

Earlier this year, Nintendo announced a brand-new console, a hybrid portable device that serves as both a portable entertainment machine and a game system for the living room. At a glance, it looked great — but some criticized the Nintendo Switch for having “nothing to play” except the new Legend of Zelda game, of course. Nintendo’s E3 show served as …

Nintendo Voice Chat Says Farewell to Jose

http://oyster.ignimgs.com/wordpress/stg.ign.com/2015/05/Subscribe-to-this-show.pngIt’s with heavy heart that Nintendo Voice Chat, IGN’s weekly talk show for all things Nintendo, bids farewell to our friend and coworker, Jose Otero. Jose joined the NVC cast in July 2013 and has helped grow the show to become one of the most popular gaming podcasts around. In today’s episode, the team of Jose, Peer, Brian, and Zach …

Mario Kart, Evangelion Featured in Japan VR Arcade

Bandai Namco has revealed details on VR Zone Shinjuku, which it’s billing as “Japan’s largest VR entertainment facility” and “the flagship location for the next-generation of entertainment.” VR Zone Shinjuku is set to open on July 14 in Tokyo, with reservations available now on its official site. VR Zone Shinjuku will include 15 VR experiences including Dragon Ball VR: “Master …