In Japan, Nintendo has announced that it’s shuttering the Wii Shop Channel. Wii Points can be added until March 27, 2018, while games can be bought on the Wii Shop Channel until January 31, 2019. No word on how this impacts regions outside Japan.
Fifth grader Hibiki Sakai sent Nintendo a letter, thanking the company for its Rhythm Heaven games. Hibiki is blind, and these music titles are the only games he’s really able to play. Nintendo replied to his letter in a most thoughtful way.
Genyo Takeda has worked on some of Nintendo’s most iconic games, consoles, and tech. As of this June, the 68 year-old is stepping down.
The Nintendo Switch has sold an estimated 330,637 units in its first three days on sale in Japan.
Including last October’s release of Just Dance 2017, 1,262 games have been released in North America for the Nintendo Wii since its late 2006 launch. NintendoAge forum user NintendoTwizer has collected all of them.
I’ll make a deal with you, Nintendo: I will promise to buy any console that you release, if you will promise to release a new Punch-Out!! game on it.
Kanye West is a mercurial man: remember how many times he changed the title for the album that eventually became The Life of Pablo? Earlier this year, he claimed that his next album would be titled “Turbo Grafx 16.” Judging from some recent Instagram posts, it’s possible that Kanye wasn’t joking about hitting some…
A while back, speedrunners believed that they had achieved a near-perfect completion time for Ocarina of Time, that nobody could beat the game much faster than 18 minutes and 10 seconds. Two years later, the time has been shaved down to an incredible 17 minutes and 24 seconds, and it’s all because of a trick that lets…
Until recently, the folks behind the popular Dolphin GameCube and Wii emulator software have been able to run every GameCube game in the official Nintendo library save one: Star Wars: Clone Wars. Now it finally works.
Super Paper Mario has the typical hallmarks of a 2D Mario platformer—stomp on enemies, jump over pits, and avoid obstacles—but failing carries minuscule stakes. If you fall into a pit, you only lose a single health point. The enemies are weak, by and large, and powerups and Shroom Shakes are plentiful. That it’s…
It’s not uncommon for home and handheld consoles to get a drastic makeover in the years after their launch. Sometimes even after they’ve begun playing second fiddle to a new more powerful sibling.
Japanese game magazine Famitsu is celebrating its 30th anniversary. To mark the occasion, the publication polled readers, asking them which games were most memorable on consoles ranging from the Famicom to the PS4.
Travis Touchdown saves the game by taking a dump. And Jack? Jack...he’s a psycho maniac. The irreverent humor of No More Heroes and MadWorld is just so bad, it’s good.
Here’s Caleb, doing a stunning drum performance. And it’s not just random drumming. All the different hits are in sync with all the Smash Bros. moves. You can hear light cymbal hits for Fox’s short hop lasers, for example.
When she shoots, Samus Aran doesn’t miss. That’s one of the fundamental truths of the original Metroid Prime, the first-person sci-fi game that came out on the Nintendo GameCube in 2002. You lock her gun onto a target and fire. She hits it every time.
Few game reveals are more anticipated a brand-new Legend of Zelda game, but nothing touches the intense reaction Twilight Princess generated at E3 2004.
We Dare was more famous for its commercial than its gameplay, largely because the backlash to the trailer was so strong that Ubisoft basically cancelled it.
The underappreciated Wii adventure game Zack & Wiki will come to the Wii U virtual console tomorrow, Nintendo has announced. It’s $20 and well worth your time.
Amiibo collectors who purchased a Skylanders Superchargers starter pack for the Wii U, Wii or 3DS solely to acquire the exclusive Bowser and Donkey Kong combo figures are kicking themselves right now.
It’s not every day I get to refer to my wife as perfectly reasonable but yeah—this is all her fault.