Official fact sheet for Pokémon Sword and Shield

Read on below for the official fact sheet for Pokémon Sword and Shield, courtesy of the publisher Nintendo: A new generation of Pokémon is coming to the Nintendo Switch™ system. Become a Pokémon Trainer and embark on a new journey in the new Galar region! Choose from one of three new partner Pokémon: Grookey, Scorbunny, … Continue reading Official fact sheet for Pokémon Sword and Shield

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Next Nintendo Power Podcast discusses upcoming games for Nintendo Switch

If you’re interested in hearing about the latest games coming to Nintendo Switch and interviews with the creators of some of your favorite games, be sure to subscribe to the official Nintendo Power Podcast today by clicking here. In the next Nintendo Power Podcast, host Chris Slate and guests discuss upcoming games for Nintendo Switch in their Spring Game Guide. … Continue reading Next Nintendo Power Podcast discusses upcoming games for Nintendo Switch

15th Spirit Board event for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is called Spring Snackfest! featuring Snack (L) after battle and triple Spirit Points

Nintendo has announced the 15th Spirit Board event for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. The latest in-game event is called Spring Snackfest! featuring Snack (L) after battle and triple Spirit Points. The official announcement from the development team is as follows: The three-day event "Spring Snackfest!" is live in Super #SmashBrosUltimate! There's a smorgasbord of snacks … Continue reading 15th Spirit Board event for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is called Spring Snackfest! featuring Snack (L) after battle and triple Spirit Points

35th official Group Match Outrage Smasher Cup announced for Pokkén Tournament DX, features Garchomp and runs from April 5 to 7

Hot on the heels of the Destructive Cannon Cup, the 35th official Group Match has been announced for Pokkén Tournament DX. The Outrage Smasher Cup is scheduled to run from April 5 to April 7 in the Basic Battle and Fixed Battle Arena formats. To gain entry to this Group Match, be sure to fire … Continue reading 35th official Group Match Outrage Smasher Cup announced for Pokkén Tournament DX, features Garchomp and runs from April 5 to 7

Video: 17th official Game Freak YouTube video features James Turner and Tembo the Badass Elephant

The 17th video uploaded to Game Freak’s new YouTube channel consists of special recordings in which a number of Game Freak designers are showcased presenting their amazing skills. You can check it out in the embedded video below, followed by the official description: 【公式】イラストメイキング第五弾 ジェイムス・ターナー × TEMBO THE BADASS ELEPHANT【#ゲームフリーク ひみつきち#17】 『ポケモン』シリーズで知られる、ゲームフリークのグラフィックデザイナーによる、イラストメイキング企画の第五弾は「ジェイムス・ターナー」×「TEMBO THE BADASS ELEPHANT」 【番組内容】 イラストメイキング企画では、デジタルイラストだけではなく、ドット絵制作や色紙イラストなど、イラストが出来上がるまでの様子をお届けします。 今回は、ジェイムス・ターナー自身がゲームディレクターを務めた『TEMBO THE BADASS ELEPHANT』のキャラクター「TEMBO」をiPadにペンタブを使って描きます。 語り手は、同僚でもあるアートディレクター海野が務めます。絵を描きながら語られる、ここでしか聞けない2人のトークにも注目です。 (トークテーマ) ・iPadでイラストを描くことについて ・キャラクターのコンセプトについて ・キャラクターデザインへのこだわりについて ・『ポケモンブラック・ホワイト』の3Dデザインをしていた頃の話 ・インプットのやり方 ・プラットフォームへのチャレンジ 出演: 描き手 … Continue reading Video: 17th official Game Freak YouTube video features James Turner and Tembo the Badass Elephant

Video: Pokémon Let’s Go fact – Persian are so graceful and can walk without making a sound

As part of its ongoing efforts to promote Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee, The Pokémon Company has shared a fact regarding another iconic Kanto Pokémon: “Persian are so graceful, they can walk without making a sound!” Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee are available now for Nintendo Switch. Pokémon Let’s Go fact: … Continue reading Video: Pokémon Let’s Go fact – Persian are so graceful and can walk without making a sound

Nintendo teams up with Frito-Lay to promote Nintendo Switch

Nintendo Switch and Frito-Lay Variety Packs Make Snack Time a Little More Super (Mario) Nintendo is teaming up with Frito-Lay to add superstar characters from some of its hit Nintendo Switch games to the in-store packaging of various Frito-Lay Variety Packs. Starting on March 25 and running through May 19, the spring promotion will include … Continue reading Nintendo teams up with Frito-Lay to promote Nintendo Switch

Nintendo Switch helped Nintendo reach the highest year-to-date dollar sales for Nintendo-produced hardware since 2011

The Nintendo Switch console helped Nintendo reach the highest year-to-date dollar sales for Nintendo-produced hardware since 2011. “Nintendo Switch is the best-selling hardware platform of February,” NPD analyst Mat Piscatella said. “And [for] 2019 year to date. Hardware spending in February 2019 declined 12 percent when compared to a year ago, to $277 million. “Nintendo … Continue reading Nintendo Switch helped Nintendo reach the highest year-to-date dollar sales for Nintendo-produced hardware since 2011

NPD: Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu, Let’s Go Eevee, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon are best-sellers for February 2019

The NPD Group has revealed which games were top sellers in the U.S. for February 2019, including Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu, Let’s Go Eevee, Pokémon Ultra Sun, Ultra Moon and Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS. The full results in each relevant category are as follows: The best-selling games of February 2019 in the U.S. Anthem** Jump Force Kingdom … Continue reading NPD: Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu, Let’s Go Eevee, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon are best-sellers for February 2019

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee reappear atop the Media Create sales charts in Japan for the week ending March 17

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate has reappeared near the top the latest Media Create sales charts in Japan. Meanwhile, Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee also reappeared with an additional significant amount of units sold. The latest Japanese sales charts are as follows: Software Sales (followed by lifetime sales) - 3/11/19 – 3/17/19 [PS4] The Division 2 (Limited Edition Included) (Ubisoft, 03/15/19) – … Continue reading Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee reappear atop the Media Create sales charts in Japan for the week ending March 17