Nintendo Switch Online will launch in September

We knew Nintendo’s new online service would launch this year, and now we know Switch owners will be waiting until September for it. The company tweeted that Nintendo Switch Online will launch then, but didn’t reveal much else, other than the fact that it will remain free to use until the official launch (which will come about a year after …

Shigeru Miyamoto will co-produce a ‘Mario’ animated movie

Nintendo’s third big announcement of the evening (after Switch Online and Mario Kart Tour) comes right back to its main star, Mario, and the news that he will star in an animated movie. Confirming earlier rumors, Shigeru Miyamoto is listed as co-producer along with Illumination Entertainment (Despicable Me, Minions, Ice Age) head Chris Meledandri, but the announcement didn’t mention other …