Nintendo GameCube controller and adapter feature updated packaging for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate on Nintendo Switch

When Super Smash Bros. Ultimate launches later this year, it will be compatible with Nintendo GameCube controllers and the GameCube adapter. These products have been updated with packaging to match the Nintendo Switch console's style and branding. You can take a look at the Japanese version of the packaging in the image above. Super Smash … Continue reading Nintendo GameCube controller and adapter feature updated packaging for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate on Nintendo Switch

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Game Freak’s Junichi Masuda was worried that Pokémon like Jigglypuff and Clefairy were “too cute to be successful in the US”

The Pokémon franchise is brimming with a plethora of adorable creatures since the very beginning. Two of the first Pokémon created that fall in this category were Jigglypuff and Clefairy, which Game Freak's Junichi Masuda thought may have been "too cute to be successful in the U.S." "At first, we were told that the Pokemon … Continue reading Game Freak’s Junichi Masuda was worried that Pokémon like Jigglypuff and Clefairy were “too cute to be successful in the US”

Pokémon apparel and models feature at Milan Fashion Week in Italy

Fashion label GCDS recently hosted a show at Milan Fashion Week in Italy and Pokémon apparel was heavily featured on models. Both the men's and women's spring/summer line for 2018/19 featured Pokémon designs, from knitted sweaters for guys, to boots for girls, to even some Pikachu cosplay. You can check out the GCDS Pokémon stuff … Continue reading Pokémon apparel and models feature at Milan Fashion Week in Italy

Pokémon sprites updated with better resolution for Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee on Nintendo Switch

Pokémon sprites have officially been updated with better resolution for Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee on Nintendo Switch. These include mini sprites and party sprites. You can check out some comparison pictures between the newer sprites and the in older ones in the image above. Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go … Continue reading Pokémon sprites updated with better resolution for Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee on Nintendo Switch

Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee will be playable for the first time in Canada later this month at EGLX

Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee will be playable for the first time in Canada later this month at EGLX. Nintendo will also be featuring playable versions of at least two other Nintendo Switch games - Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and Super Mario Party. EGLX is set to take place between October 26 … Continue reading Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee will be playable for the first time in Canada later this month at EGLX

Ash-Greninja confirmed as new playable character in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Set to launch on December 7 for Nintendo Switch, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate will include every single fighter ever featured in the series’ nearly two-decade run, making it one of the biggest crossover events in gaming history. Fans can enjoy returning favorites like Pikachu, Pikachu Libre, Jigglypuff, Pichu, Lucario, Greninja and Pokémon Trainer, who fights by making commands to Squirtle, Ivysaur and Charizard. There are … Continue reading Ash-Greninja confirmed as new playable character in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Video: Masahiro Sakurai explains why Isabelle is Not an Echo Fighter in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Nintendo recently announced that Isabelle from the Animal Crossing series is joining the roster as a playable fighter in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. This brings the tally of unique playable characters – excluding Echo Fighters – to 68. According to the fighting game’s listing, the total number of playable characters is 71 – which means that three more are … Continue reading Video: Masahiro Sakurai explains why Isabelle is Not an Echo Fighter in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Original Super Smash Bros. amiibo are being restocked with updated packaging for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

All current Super Smash Bros. series amiibo figures are compatible with Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, and any fighter’s amiibo figure from other series will also be supported. The original Super Smash Bros. lineup of amiibo is being restocked with updated packaging that displays the red Nintendo logo instead of the previous gray one, as shown … Continue reading Original Super Smash Bros. amiibo are being restocked with updated packaging for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Official screenshots and details for Mimikyu as new Pokémon item in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Set to launch on December 7 for Nintendo Switch, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate will include every single fighter ever featured in the series’ nearly two-decade run, making it one of the biggest crossover events in gaming history. Fans can enjoy returning favorites like Pikachu, Pikachu Libre, Jigglypuff, Pichu, Lucario, Greninja and Pokémon Trainer, who fights by making commands to Squirtle, Ivysaur and Charizard. … Continue reading Official screenshots and details for Mimikyu as new Pokémon item in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Nintendo Power Podcast: esports player Toph explains why now is the best time to join the competitive fighting game scene, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and more

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is going to be the topic of numerous Nintendo Power Podcast episodes. The highly-anticipated fighting game is featured in one of the latest installments in which esports player Toph explains why now is the best time to join the competitive fighting game scene. To listen to the podcast in its entirety, click here. Source: Nintendo of America … Continue reading Nintendo Power Podcast: esports player Toph explains why now is the best time to join the competitive fighting game scene, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and more