• Metroid: Samus Returns

    Are The Amiibo In Metroid: Samus Returns Cash Cows?

    The Amiibo are a very curious thing. They came as a result to the “toys-to-life” initiative that Skylanders started. But unlike Skylanders, the Amiibo are used to not only bring characters into games, they can be used for multiple games to unlock certain bonuses. And because a lot of...
  • MyNintendo

    MyNintendo Rewards To Let You Get Indie Games

    A while back, Nintendo had easily one of the greatest “fan participation” programs ever in Club Nintendo. How it worked was simple. You would buy Nintendo games, then use a barcode on the bought games to earn points on the Club. When you did, you could get rewards such...
  • Nintendo Switch

    What Games Do Players Want To See On Nintendo Switch?

    The Nintendo Switch is off to a great start despite some small issues. Since its release on March 3rd, the system has been sold out just about everywhere it goes. Nintendo is working to increase production, which just proves how well it selling. Additionally, its titles are big hits...
  • Legend of Mana Nintendo

    Could Nintendo Use A “Beat’em Up RPG” Franchise?

    One of the quintessential features of Nintendo is that they have a vast variety of titles and franchises. What’s more, their first-party franchises often don’t reside in the same gameplay genre. If you look across the board, you’ll see platformers, adventure games, puzzle games, 1st and 3rd person shooters,...
  • Nintendo 3DS

    Nintendo Players Recall Buying 3DS At Launch

    It’s hard to believe, but the Nintendo 3DS is actually over 6 years old. The successor to the most successful Nintendo handheld of all times had a lot of pressure on it, and it tried to change the game by offering a new mechanic of gameplay via 3D visuals...
  • nintendo

    Nintendo Will Have Big Presence At SDCC

    Making a game is hard, but then comes the harder part, showing it off. If you have a great game, and don’t show it off, why would people buy it? This is a problem for major publishers like Nintendo too, as they want their games to be known by...
  • New Nintendo 3DS

    New Nintendo 3DS Being Discontinued In Japan

    When it comes to the 3DS as a handheld system, it has been very successful, for as a whole it has sold over 66 million units worldwide since its launch, an impressive number by any standpoint. However, the unique thing about the system is without a doubt the fact that...
  • Hey! Pikmin Gets Big Preview Video

    Of the many Nintendo franchises, there are those that are superstars, like Mario, Legend of Zelda, Pokemon. There are those that people really enjoy playing, like Donkey Kong, Metroid, Mario Kart, etc. And then, there are ones that are just darn good games, like Pikmin. The Pikmin franchise was...
  • Nintendo Switch

    Why Do Nintendo Fans Stick With Nintendo No Matter What?

    Loyalty is a funny word that means quite a lot in many instances. Loyalty to friends, loyalty to family, loyalty to ones beliefs, etc. But there’s another kind of loyalty, brand loyalty. Or, loyalty to ones favorite items or creator. In the video game world, that usually applies to...