NPD: Pokémon Sword and Shield will drive both significant software and hardware sales volume for Nintendo Switch

The NPD Group analyst Mat Piscatella has predicted that Pokémon Sword and Shield will drive both significant software and hardware sales volume for Nintendo Switch. Read on below for more info: Nintendo Quietly Winning – Nintendo Switch is the best-selling hardware platform of 2019 in the U.S., and is the only platform showing growth in … Continue reading NPD: Pokémon Sword and Shield will drive both significant software and hardware sales volume for Nintendo Switch

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WSJ: Nintendo now producing more powerful Switch console and a “a less-expensive model with a new look”

According to a new report by The Wall Street Journal, Nintendo is shifting a portion of Nintendo Switch console production from China to Southeast Asia to limit the impact of possible U.S. tariffs on Chinese-made electronics. The publication also states that Nintendo is in the process of producing two new Switch models; these apparently include … Continue reading WSJ: Nintendo now producing more powerful Switch console and a “a less-expensive model with a new look”

Video: Did You Know Gaming explores N64 game facts featuring Pokémon Puzzle League and more

In one of the latest installments of Did You Know Gaming, the core focus is on Nintendo 64 game facts. You can check them out in the embedded video below: Nintendo 64 Game Facts (N64) - Did You Know Gaming? Feat. Greg This time on Did You Know Gaming extra, we take a look at … Continue reading Video: Did You Know Gaming explores N64 game facts featuring Pokémon Puzzle League and more

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

The NPD Group has revealed which games were top sellers in the U.S. for April 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: Software Here are the top 20 best-selling games from April. Mortal Kombat 11 … 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 April 2019

Pokémon Red, Green, Blue, Yellow, Diamond and Pearl among the best games voted by Famitsu readers

Japanese gaming publication Famitsu recently held a poll for its readers to vote for their favorite games that released in the Heisei period (Jan 8, 1989 – May 1, 2019), and a recent issue of the magazine has revealed the full top-20 list. Below are the top-20 titles that were voted in by 7,158 Famitsu … Continue reading Pokémon Red, Green, Blue, Yellow, Diamond and Pearl among the best games voted by Famitsu readers

Polygon explains how Nintendo introduced the Game Boy, Tetris and Pokémon to the West

The folks at Polygon have put together an informative piece to explain how Nintendo introduced the Game Boy, Tetris and Pokémon to the West. Read on below for a few excerpts from the riveting article: "In Japan, the Game Boy would be an easy sell. It was as perfect a device for children and the … Continue reading Polygon explains how Nintendo introduced the Game Boy, Tetris and Pokémon to the West

Polygon selects Pokémon as the third greatest Game Boy franchise of all time

Polygon writer Jeremy Parish has put together a list of his 30 greatest Game Boy games of all times. Unsurprisingly, the Pokémon franchise made the cut at No. 3 with Pokémon Red, Pokémon Blue and Pokémon Yellow being put into consideration: 3. POKÉMON (SERIES) (GAME FREAK/NINTENDO, 1998) Nearly a decade after the Game Boy’s debut, … Continue reading Polygon selects Pokémon as the third greatest Game Boy franchise of all time

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee among the most popular Nintendo Switch titles played on first day of console usage

During Nintendo’s latest financial results briefing, company president Shuntaro Furukawa talked about some of the titles played on first day of console usage in various territories: After the start of the calendar year, the title driving the most hardware sales is Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. This is a list of titles played by consumers on their first day … Continue reading Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee among the most popular Nintendo Switch titles played on first day of console usage

Pokémon Sword and Shield are meant for Nintendo Switch handheld mode, unlike Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee

During Nintendo's latest financial results briefing, company president Shuntaro Furukawa said that Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield are being developed to emphasize the fun of playing Nintendo Switch in handheld mode. His comments in full are as follows: One pair of major titles being released this new fiscal year is Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield. … Continue reading Pokémon Sword and Shield are meant for Nintendo Switch handheld mode, unlike Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee

Nintendo confirms Pokémon Sword and Shield, Animal Crossing Switch and The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening remake will be released later this year

During Nintendo's latest financial release, company president Shuntaro Furukawa confirmed plans to release Pokémon Sword and Shield, Animal Crossing Switch and The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening remake later this year: In order to maintain this momentum, we will release Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 04: VR Kitin April, Super Mario Maker 2in June, and Fire Emblem: … Continue reading Nintendo confirms Pokémon Sword and Shield, Animal Crossing Switch and The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening remake will be released later this year