Tag: nintendo

Grab An Extra Set (Or Two) Of Discounted JoyCons For All Your Smash Bros Ultimate Needs

Ah, the return of the ultimate couch co-op, ‘Smash Bros’.   But why didn’t the Switch come with more than one set of controllers?  If you find yourself asking that question this holiday season, you might want to take advantage of the JoyCon sale Amazon is having right now.  Normally priced at $79.99, the retail giant has […]

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Think Geek Has An Awesome Add-On For Your Holiday Shopping Cart

Shopping at ThinkGeek for your holiday needs just got a little better.  If you have at least $50 of merch in your cart, you can choose from a list of select items and get that item for a buck!  And what’s more, you can do that up to 4 times!  There are lots of items […]

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Nintendo Opens Pre-Order For NES Controllers For Switch Online Members

Pre-orders are open for the Nintendo Entertainment System Controllers.  These new controllers are designed to play classic NES games on the Switch.  The pre-order is only open to members of Nintendo Switch Online, so that might be the reason to sign up.  Once you do sign up, you’ll have instant access to a catalog on […]

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Nintendo Switch Online Goes Live Next Week It’s almost time. While Nintendo has made online multiplayer available to its users, they have lacked a dedicated online programs. That changes on September 18th with the launch ‘Nintendo Switch Online’ (catchy name, no?). The new service will offer subscribers the continued ability to play games online and […]

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Using A Fortnite Account On PlayStation Will Lock It There

With its release on Switch, ‘Fortnite’ players were happy to discover that in-game purchases and progress could be moved from Xbox to PC to Switch, all without any hassle.  It’s when players tried to access the same content on PlayStation that things got tricky.  Players found that if they used their Epic Accounts on the console, […]

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Microsoft Wants To Bring Console Gaming To Your Phone

Speaking to The Guardian, Microsoft’s Phil Spencer laid out the company’s plans to bring console gaming to every device: “Our focus is on bringing console quality games that you see on TV or PC to any device.  I want to see the creators that I have relationships with reach all two billion people who play […]

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Nintendo And Disney Announce New Game Show

Nintendo and Disney have announced a new joint gameshow.   “The Nintendo Switch Family Showdown” will debut on the various Disney channels and the Disney Now service this summer.  The companies are currently accepting video submissions from families looking to compete on the show.  You have until July 1st to get your entry in, so if […]

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Mario Tennis Aces Is Having A Free To Play Tournament This Weekend

Nintendo will release ‘Mario Tennis Aces’ for the Switch on June 22nd, and in order to get fans excited for the game, they are holding a free-to-play tournament this weekend.  Beginning Friday, June 1st at Noon PDT, the demo for the game will be available in the Nintendo eShop.  Once you download you can square-off against […]

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Nintendo Files A New Trademark For The N64

Nintendo wants more of your nostalgia gaming dollar.  The company recently filed a new trademark on the Nintendo 64 in Japan on both the hardware and the software.  While that doesn’t automatically equate to an N64 classic on shelves this holiday season, it’s a reasonably safe bet.  Classic versions of the NES and the SNES […]

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Nintendo Will Reissue The NES Classic June 29th

If you missed your chance at the mini Nintendo Entertainment System before Nintendo discontinued it, your luck is going to change.  Nintendo originally planned to make the release of the game console a limited run, but nostalgia-fueled demand made re-releasing the console almost inevitable.  Nintendo will return the NES Classic to shelves June 29th and plans […]

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