Kit Ellis and Krysta Yang will host a live Nintendo Minute at PAX East on March 29

Nintendo of America has many activities planned for PAX East, including a live Nintendo Minute episode. The official announcement from Nintendo is as follows: Headed to #PAXEast? Kit & Krysta will be hosting a live #NintendoMinute for a limited number of fans on 3/29! It's first come first serve & begins at 3:30pm ET in … Continue reading Kit Ellis and Krysta Yang will host a live Nintendo Minute at PAX East on March 29

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WSJ: Two new Nintendo Switch models will be released as early as this summer

According to a new report by The Wall Street Journal, two new Nintendo Switch models will be released as early as this summer. The following comes from WSJ tech reporter Takashi Mochizuki: My latest on new Nintendo Switch coming as early as this summer. There would be two models, and people who've seen them said … Continue reading WSJ: Two new Nintendo Switch models will be released as early as this summer

Video: Watch Episode 8 of Let’s Smash for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – choosing the right stage

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is available now, exclusively for Nintendo Switch. To see the third episode of Let's Smash for the newest entry in Nintendo’s flagship fighting series, check out the embedded video below: Let's Smash - Épisode 8 : Bien choisir les stages (Nintendo Switch) Vous préférez la hauteur des Tours Girelle de Splatoon ou la simplicité du … Continue reading Video: Watch Episode 8 of Let’s Smash for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – choosing the right stage

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

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

UK charts: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate reappears in the top 10 for week ending March 16

Sales of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate are continuing to flourish, even after it became the fastest-selling Super Smash Bros. game and the fastest-selling Nintendo Switch game to date. The game has managed to reappear in the top 10 UK charts. Here is the UKIE/GfK Top Ten for the week ending March 16: Last Week This Week Title New Entry 1 … Continue reading UK charts: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate reappears in the top 10 for week ending March 16

Videos: Watch the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate North America Open 2019 tournament Qualifier Finals from Online Event 3

This weekend, players from four regions across North America competed in the third and final wave of online finals for the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate North America Open 2019 tournament. You can catch up by watching the official recordings in the embedded videos below: Qualifier Finals Pt. 1 | Online Event 3 | Super Smash … Continue reading Videos: Watch the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate North America Open 2019 tournament Qualifier Finals from Online Event 3

Videos: Watch the semifinals and grand final of the European Smash Ball Team Cup for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Nintendo has been searching for the best Super Smash Bros. Ultimate squads from across Europe to duke it out in the first-ever European Smash Ball Team Cup, culminating in a final this spring to crown the continent’s winner. To determine the first national and European Super Smash Bros. champions, teams of three battled it out … Continue reading Videos: Watch the semifinals and grand final of the European Smash Ball Team Cup for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate