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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Banjo-Kazooie composer Grant Kirkhope says Nintendo was “surprised” by Super Smash Bros. Ultimate reaction

During its Nintendo Direct presentation at E3 2019, Nintendo revealed new paid downloadable fighters coming to the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate game, including Banjo-Kazooie for this fall. In a recent interview, Banjo-Kazooie composer Grant Kirkhope explained how Nintendo was "surprised" by the reaction to the iconic duo's addition to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate: “They were … Continue reading Banjo-Kazooie composer Grant Kirkhope says Nintendo was “surprised” by Super Smash Bros. Ultimate reaction

Rare explains partnership with Nintendo in bringing Banjo-Kazooie to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

During its Nintendo Direct presentation at E3 2019, Nintendo revealed two new paid downloadable fighters coming to the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate game: Hero from the DRAGON QUEST series to be available this summer, and Banjo-Kazooie for this fall. In a recent news article, Banjo-Kazooie developer Rare went into the process of bringing the iconic … Continue reading Rare explains partnership with Nintendo in bringing Banjo-Kazooie to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

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

Xbox head Phil Spencer interested in bringing Xbox Game Pass to Nintendo Switch

During its Nintendo Direct presentation at E3 2019, Nintendo revealed two new paid downloadable fighters coming to the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate game: Hero from the DRAGON QUEST series to be available this summer, and Banjo-Kazooie for this fall. According to Xbox head Phil Spencer, bringing Banjo-Kazooie to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate proved to be … Continue reading Xbox head Phil Spencer interested in bringing Xbox Game Pass to Nintendo Switch

Xbox head Phil Spencer says Banjo-Kazooie for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate was an easy deal to make

During its Nintendo Direct presentation at E3 2019, Nintendo revealed two new paid downloadable fighters coming to the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate game: Hero from the DRAGON QUEST series to be available this summer, and Banjo-Kazooie for this fall. According to Xbox head Phil Spencer, bringing Banjo-Kazooie to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate proved to be … Continue reading Xbox head Phil Spencer says Banjo-Kazooie for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate was an easy deal to make

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.