Nintendo agrees to require games with paid loot boxes to include the chances of winning randomized in-game items from them

The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) has announced that Nintendo is among the three major console manufacturers that have agreed to require games with paid loot boxes to include the chances of winning randomized in-game items from them. “I’m pleased to announce this morning that Microsoft, Nintendo, and Sony have indicated to ESA a commitment to … Continue reading Nintendo agrees to require games with paid loot boxes to include the chances of winning randomized in-game items from them

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NPD: Nintendo Switch is the only platform showing year-on-year growth

The NPD Group has revealed which games were top sellers in the U.S. for June 2019, including Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu, Let’s Go Eevee, Pokémon Ultra Sun, Ultra Moon, Detective Pikachu and Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS. The full results in each relevant category are as follows: Software The best-selling games of June 2019 in the U.S. … Continue reading NPD: Nintendo Switch is the only platform showing year-on-year growth

Nintendo, Sony and Microsoft say China tariffs will cause price hike for consoles

Nintendo, Sony and Microsoft say China tariffs will cause price hike for consoles "Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo have written a joint letter to oppose proposed tariffs from the Trump administration. Tariffs on video game consoles are currently set to increase by 25%. 96% of video game consoles imported to the US were from China." Source: … Continue reading Nintendo, Sony and Microsoft say China tariffs will cause price hike for consoles

ICO Partners reveals Nintendo got a lot of coverage during E3 2019

Thanks to hot new games like Pokémon Sword and Shield, Nintendo performed exceptionally well at this year's E3. Read on below to learn more: "It is also worth noting the ground that Nintendo has made up relative to its main competitors since E3 2016, when it received just 26% of the coverage of that year's … Continue reading ICO Partners reveals Nintendo got a lot of coverage during E3 2019

NPD: Nintendo Switch is the best-selling console of May 2019

According to data provided by the NPD, the Nintendo Switch console has managed to once again defeat the competition by becoming the best-selling hardware of May 2019 in the U.S. Read on below to learn more: "Per NPD analyst Mat Piscatella, overall spending across hardware, software, accessories, and game cards was down 11% year-over-year to … Continue reading NPD: Nintendo Switch is the best-selling console of May 2019

Video: Launch trailer for Pokémon developer Game Freak’s new game Giga Wrecker Alt.

Iconic Pokémon developer Game Freak recently released a brand-new title called GIGA WRECKER Alt. Although it's not exactly related to Pokémon, the game is now available for multiple consoles, including Nintendo Switch. Check out the following trailer and read on below to learn more about this project: GIGA WRECKER ALT. - Launch Trailer GIGA WRECKER … Continue reading Video: Launch trailer for Pokémon developer Game Freak’s new game Giga Wrecker Alt.

Nintendo Switch officially surpasses the sales of PS4 in Japan

The Nintendo Switch console has managed to surpass eight million units sold in Japan alone, and sales have officially passed those of the PlayStation 4. This impressive figure was achieved primarily due to immensely-popular games, such as Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee. With even more blockbuster titles in the … Continue reading Nintendo Switch officially surpasses the sales of PS4 in Japan

PlayStation head Shawn Layden says to “never underestimate Nintendo”

During his DICE 2019 keynote speech, Sony Interactive Entertainment Worldwide Studios chairman Shawn Layden discussed how Nintendo is among the big names that are constantly working to improve the gaming industry in multiple ways. "The best-selling console of 2018 in the U.S. was… The Nintendo Switch," Layden said. "Nintendo took a massive risk when they … Continue reading PlayStation head Shawn Layden says to “never underestimate Nintendo”

Nintendo Switch ships 32.27 million units in 22 months thanks to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee

The Nintendo Switch has managed to ship 32.27 million units of hardware in 22 months of being on the market. This impressive figure was achieved thanks to ultra-popular titles such as Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu, Let’s Go Eevee and of course Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. The following information comes from video games analyst Daniel Ahmad: … Continue reading Nintendo Switch ships 32.27 million units in 22 months thanks to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee

Video: Naomi Kyle discusses Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’s impact on Nintendo Switch in new Last Week in Gaming episode

In one of her latest informative videos, YouTuber and former IGN host Naomi Kyle discusses Super Smash Bros. Ultimate's impact on Nintendo Switch: PS4 Cloud Upgrades, PC Storefront Wars, & Smash Sells Switches New PlayStation Plus and Games With Gold lineups.The PC games storefront wars are heating up and Smash gets a new fighter and … Continue reading Video: Naomi Kyle discusses Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’s impact on Nintendo Switch in new Last Week in Gaming episode