Video: 28th official Game Freak YouTube video features Junichi Masuda playing Mario & Wario

One of the latest videos 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】ゲームフリーク30周年企画「マスダの部屋」 第三回【#ゲームフリーク ひみつきち#28】 ゲームフリーク30周年記念企画!増田順一とゲームフリークの30年を振り返ろう!第三回は『マリオとワリオ』を取り上げます。 【番組内容】 ゲームフリークの設立30周年にちなんで、ゲームフリークが開発したゲームをプレイしながら30年の歴史を増田順一と振り返る企画です。第三回の今回は、ゲームフリークが手がけたタイトル『マリオとワリオ』をプレイしながら振り返ります。 出演予定: ・増田 順一(常務取締役) ・海野 … Continue reading Video: 28th official Game Freak YouTube video features Junichi Masuda playing Mario & Wario

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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

Nintendo Switch officially outsells Nintendo 64 with 34.74 million units sold worldwide

With 34.74 million units sold worldwide as of March 31, 2019, Nintendo Switch has officially outsold Nintendo 64: The global figures for Nintendo Switch as of 31 March 2019 now stand at 34.74 million units sold worldwide, above the 32.93 million units of Nintendo 64. The next hurdles for the Switch are Game & Watch … Continue reading Nintendo Switch officially outsells Nintendo 64 with 34.74 million units sold worldwide

Nintendo sells more than 700 million hardware units worldwide

According to Nintendo’s latest financial report, the company has managed to achieve a total of 727.65 million units in total hardware sales. A breakdown for what lead up to this impressive milestone is as follows: Nintendo Home Console Sales (all numbers in millions) NES — 61.91 SNES — 49.10 N64 — 32.93 GameCube — 21.74 … Continue reading Nintendo sells more than 700 million hardware units worldwide

Happy National Video Games Day 2018!

Which Pokémon and/or Nintendo video game is your favorite? There are so many great ones to choose from the Nintendo Entertainment System all the way to Nintendo Switch! Source: @Pokemon and Nintendo of America @NintendoAmerica

Nintendo reveals Black Friday 2017 deals, new systems and bundles launching this holiday

With Black Friday quickly approaching, Nintendo is offering a variety of products to make holiday shopping a little bit easier and a lot more fun for everyone. These deals include two items that will make it easier for people of all ages and interests to get in on the fun and adventure of The Legend … Continue reading Nintendo reveals Black Friday 2017 deals, new systems and bundles launching this holiday

The Pokémon Company president Tsunekazu Ishihara wishes Sound Fantasy was on Super Famicom Mini

The recently-released Super Famicom Mini microconsole comes with 21 games pre-loaded, including the never-before-released Star Fox 2. In a special issue of Famitsu, some of Japan’s most famous developers were asked to share which game they wished was included. Here are the games they picked: Tsunekazu Ishihara (The Pokémon Company) - Sound Fantasy (never released) … Continue reading The Pokémon Company president Tsunekazu Ishihara wishes Sound Fantasy was on Super Famicom Mini