Nintendo of America has announced the hiring of Doug Bowser as their new Vice President of Sales. Bowser, whose name has already been the source of many jokes from Nintendo, will be in charge of “a variety of sales-related functions, including Sales, In-store Merchandising, Retail…..
Want to test your mettle against thousands of Nintendo fans? The Nintendo World Championship is heading our way and with that, now you can. Nintendo has chosen eight Best Buy locations across the country who will host qualifying events come May 30th. So long as…..
The weapons triangle, of course. After last week’s reveal of Phoenix Mode for Fire Emblem If and the abolition of weapon durability, the latest issue of Famitsu sheds some more light on the way this will be counterbalanced. First of all, staves will retain their durability. This…..
Those who missed out on the global test-fire for Splatoon earlier this month can rest easy as they will have another chance to try out the highly anticipated ink-based shooter for Nintendo Wii U. Players will get a second chance to try out the Splatoon…..
On the surface, Puzzle and Dragons on the Nintendo 3DS is a good fit. It utilizes the dual screens of the handheld very well and playing a matching game with a stylus is just as rewarding as it is on phones and tablets. While Puzzle…..
Permanent death has been a defining feature of the Fire Emblem series. It’s also one that’s handily subverted by resetting a chapter — sure, you lose your progress, but Pegasus McKnightly’s progress involved bleeding out from multiple arrow wounds, and now she’s back in one piece. Bless…..
Nintendo has revealed its plans for E3 2015, and the company appears to be staying the course with their digital presentations. Nintendo will hold a digital event on June 16th at 12 PM ET / 9 AM PT. Nintendo Treehouse Live @ E3 will be…..
The E3 landscape has evolved quite a lot over the years, with many companies trying new methods of promoting their brand. The big names of Nintendo, Sony, and Microsoft always used to have their own major keynote presentations, but Nintendo chose to take a different…..
E3 2015 is right around the corner causing every gamer across the world to wait in anticipation for big game announcements and news. Nintendo fans won’t have to wait too much longer though as the company has announced that they will reveal their E3 2015…..
During an investors meeting, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata discussed a bit about the company’s plans for the upcoming E3 2015 convention in Los Angeles. The event is the biggest of the year for video game companies, usually resulting in major announcements for the year ahead……
Yesterday Nintendo published their financial results for the fiscal year and during the call, company president Satoru Iwata touched upon the Club Nintendo successor. Since Nintendo announced the closure of Club Nintendo many fans were intrigued by the idea that it would have a successor. Now…..
Nintendo’s Amiibo range have been a huge success as the company has shipped 10.5 million figures of them already. Nintendo made the big announcement during its most recent financial report. 10.5 million figures have been shipped worldwide. This is an impressive figure considering they were…..
UPDATE: Universal Studios has made an official announcement, which you can read here. Little else is revealed, but more info is promised in the future. The Tokyo branch of the Wall Street Journal is reporting that Nintendo is in talks with Universal Studios for a possible theme…..
Nintendo has reported on its financial results for fiscal year 2015 and the 3DS and Wii U sales totals were revealed. The Nintendo Wii U is inching closer to the 10 million mark as 9.54 million units have been sold worldwide. In the fiscal year…..
It has now been officially confirmed that the Wii U exclusive Hyrule Warriors has sold over 1 million copies. Hyrule Warriors shipped over 1 million copies a few months ago, but now people actually started to buy the game. This was confirmed via the latest…..
The “Fight of the Century” happened last night with Floyd Mayweather beating Manny Pacquiao. Noober Goober Gaming recreated the fight in the old Punch-Out game on the NES. Instead of having to face Mike Tyson, this video has made Floyd Mayweather as the last boss…..
The cost to buy Amiibo figures in the UK have risen. One retailer have recently raised the price to an all-new high. If you live in the UK and want to buy Amiibo figures from ShopTo, it will cost you more than it was last…..
Best Buy currently has the Majora’s Mask News 3DS XL at its stores right now, so you better go and get one. The Majora’s Mask New 3DS XL is available right now according to Best Buy’s own website. Stock of the popular console is still…..
The first Mario Kart 8 DLC pack allowed Link, our favorite silent, green-garbed Hylian, to join Mario and friends on the racetrack. Now with Mario Kart’s second DLC package, even the villager and Isabelle from the Animal Crossing series can join the fun. The new Mario…..
EB Games Australia picked a strange day to release the first part of their upcoming wave of Amiibo: April 25th. It’s a major Australian holiday, the centenary of a major holiday, much like November 11 is in many parts of the world. Regardless, I sailed forth and…..
On this week’s episode of the Attack of the Fanboy podcast, Kyle, William, and Anthony talk about video games. Touching on big news for the week, including Telltale Games recent partnership with Marvel, Destiny’s House of Wolves, Star Wars Battlefront Impressions, Early Access Games, and…..
Nintendo’s market cap, which is the total value of the outstanding shares of the publicly traded company, has jumped to $24 billion, the highest level it has been in the last four years. This is also nearly double what it was in January, showing immediate…..
The new DLC for Mario Kart 8 is on its way soon, which means some mandatory maintenance will be done prior to its release. The Mario Kart 8 maintenance times can be seen below: NA (PST): April 23rd, 2015 — 12:50AM-2AM NA (EST): April 23rd,…..
GameStop may now be a gaming giant that only focuses on modern systems and games, but they were certainly not always that way. Back in the early 2000s, the company bought and sold retro games and consoles in addition to their modern offerings. Sadly, they…..
Super Smash Bros. will see veteran combatant Mewtwo make his return tomorrow via DLC. We’ve known this for a while now. The big news today is that those who own and registered both the Wii U and 3DS versions of the game are now seeing…..
Nintendo typically doesn’t offer too many sales on their eShop, at least at the frequency of Xbox and PlayStation, but they have now announced the start of the Nintendo Spring Sale. Spanning games on the eShop for both Wii U and 3DS, there are some…..
The Professor Layton series has been just about as synonymous with Nintendo handhelds as any other series outside of Pokemon over the last eight years, churning out six mainline games and even an excellent spinoff teamup with Phoenix Wright last year. We saw hints of…..
Many gamers in the current generation remember when Pokemon came out of nowhere and quickly became the phenomenon that it still is today. Yo-Kai Watch may very well be that next craze, with the handheld series debuting in mid-2013 that also got a manga and…..
Fans of the upcoming Nintendo Wii U exclusive Xenoblade Chronicles X developed by Monolith Software may be happy to know that the game looks to be receiving post-game DLC in the form of new quests. DLC is nothing too new for this industry and even…..
Nintendo angered a lot of internet streamers a little while back with the reveal of their monetization program, which greatly limited the revenue said streamers could earn through YouTube. One of the more popular online video game personalities is that of Angry Joe, who never…..
Many people loved the gameplay footage from The Legend of Zelda Wii U that was shown at The Game Awards last year. The game actually nearly could have missed the event entirely. The host of The Game Awards, Geoff Keighley, reflected back on getting The…..