Nintendo teams up with NBA All-Star players Bogdan Bogdanovic, Buddy Hield and Khris Middleton to promote Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and Nintendo Switch

Nintendo of America has teamed up with the 2019 NBA All-Star to promote Nintendo Switch. Three NBA players - Bogdan Bogdanovic, Buddy Hield and Khris Middleton - participated in the Nintendo Switch Showcase on February 16. As part of the showcase, the trio played Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and streamed it live on Twitch. You … Continue reading Nintendo teams up with NBA All-Star players Bogdan Bogdanovic, Buddy Hield and Khris Middleton to promote Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and Nintendo Switch

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Nintendo Switch gets voice chat and texting capabilities thanks to Vivox

Vivox recently announced that it’s releasing a software development kit (SDK) to add text and voice chat to Nintendo Switch games. This will enable third-party developers to use this tech for their multiplayer games. This tech also offers cross-platform play support. “It was a happy coincidence, but we had been in the working with Nintendo … Continue reading Nintendo Switch gets voice chat and texting capabilities thanks to Vivox

Second Super Smash Bros. Ultimate North America Open 2019 Online Qualifier now underway

Nintendo is hosting a series of online qualifying events for the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate North America Open 2019. These open qualifiers lead up to a final event at the PAX East video game conference in Boston on March 30. The schedule for the online qualifying events for the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate North America … Continue reading Second Super Smash Bros. Ultimate North America Open 2019 Online Qualifier now underway

Video: New Nintendo Power Podcast episode features the first Nintendo Direct of 2019, Super Mario Maker 2, Animal Crossing 2019 and more big games releasing in 2019

In a new Nintendo Power Podcast, the hosts discuss the first Nintendo Direct of 2019, Super Mario Maker 2, Animal Crossing 2019 and more big games releasing in 2019. You can check out the latest episode in the embedded video below: Super Mario Maker 2 & More Big Games for 2019 | Nintendo Power Podcast … Continue reading Video: New Nintendo Power Podcast episode features the first Nintendo Direct of 2019, Super Mario Maker 2, Animal Crossing 2019 and more big games releasing in 2019

Next Super Smash Bros. Ultimate North America Open 2019 Online Qualifier takes place this Saturday, February 16

Nintendo is hosting a series of online qualifying events for the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate North America Open 2019. These open qualifiers lead up to a final event at the PAX East video game conference in Boston on March 30. The schedule for the online qualifying events for the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate North America … Continue reading Next Super Smash Bros. Ultimate North America Open 2019 Online Qualifier takes place this Saturday, February 16

Video: Rewatch the entire Nintendo Direct from February 13, 2019

In a new Nintendo Direct video presentation, Nintendo announced that Super Mario Maker 2, a sequel to the groundbreaking original game, and a stylish re-imagining of The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening are both launching this year for the Nintendo Switch™ system. The video also revealed ASTRAL CHAIN, a new action game from PlatinumGames exclusive … Continue reading Video: Rewatch the entire Nintendo Direct from February 13, 2019

Video: Gameplay footage of the three new Pokémon songs in Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum ‘n’ Fun

Additional Nintendo-themed songs have arrived in the Nintendo Switch version of the latest Taiko no Tatsujin title. A Pokémon Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum ‘n’ Fun three-song pack is now available in Japan and Europe. One of the new songs in this Taiko no Tatsujin add-on is from Pokemon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let's Go Eevee … Continue reading Video: Gameplay footage of the three new Pokémon songs in Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum ‘n’ Fun

Three new Pokémon songs now available in Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum ‘n’ Fun in Europe on Nintendo Switch

Additional Nintendo-themed songs have arrived in the Nintendo Switch version of the latest Taiko no Tatsujin title. A Pokémon Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum ‘n’ Fun three-song pack is now available in Japan and Europe. One of the new songs in this Taiko no Tatsujin add-on is from Pokemon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let's Go Eevee … Continue reading Three new Pokémon songs now available in Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum ‘n’ Fun in Europe on Nintendo Switch

Video: Watch the Nintendo Switch My Way commercial for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and Super Mario Odyssey

Nintendo has unveiled a new Nintendo Switch My Way trailer for Super Mario Odyssey and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, both of which are available now as Nintendo Switch-exclusive games. You can check out the official commercial in the embedded video below: Nintendo Switch My Way – Super Mario Odyssey & Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Play … Continue reading Video: Watch the Nintendo Switch My Way commercial for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and Super Mario Odyssey

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate version 3.0 and Joker DLC arrive this spring in most regions

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is about to spring forward with a free Ver. 3.0 update coming to the game this spring in most territories. Before the end of April, Joker from Persona 5 will be available as a playable fighter. Announced in December, Joker is the first Fighters Pass DLC fighter to join the game’s expansive cast. Players … Continue reading Super Smash Bros. Ultimate version 3.0 and Joker DLC arrive this spring in most regions