Nintendo has no plans to censor video games

Nintendo president Shuntaro Furukawa has reaffirmed Nintendo's commitment to not censor video games, as opposed to "other platforms" applying restrictions independently of CERO (Japan's rating organisation). Furukawa provided the following statement on behalf of Nintendo: "Nintendo, as do 3rd-parties and their software, applies for an objective rating from 3rd-party organizations prior to release. If platform-holding … Continue reading Nintendo has no plans to censor video games

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WSJ reports that indie developers have more support from Nintendo than Sony

According to a recent report by The Wall Street Journal, indie developers say they're getting more support from Nintendo compared to Sony. Read on below for a few excerpts from the report: "Sony is concentrating its attention on large software publishers as it gets ready for the next PlayStation, according to executives at Sony and … Continue reading WSJ reports that indie developers have more support from Nintendo than Sony

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

Nintendo reportedly looking to create its own streaming service with Microsoft

It seems as though every major entertainment company is trying to enter the are of digital streaming, and Nintendo appears to be one of them. The gaming giant is reportedly looking to create its own streaming service with Microsoft. Read on below for more details: "It is a big deal but Sony didn't have the … Continue reading Nintendo reportedly looking to create its own streaming service with Microsoft

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”

NPD: Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu, Let’s Go Eevee, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Pokémon Ultra Sun, Ultra Moon and Detective Pikachu are best-sellers for December 2018

The NPD Group has revealed which games were top sellers in the U.S. for December 2018, 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: The best-selling games of December 2018 in the U.S. NPD … Continue reading NPD: Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu, Let’s Go Eevee, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Pokémon Ultra Sun, Ultra Moon and Detective Pikachu are best-sellers for December 2018