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Nintendo Dubbed “Douches” for Delaying Axiom Verge on Nintendo Switch

But why, Nintendo? Why Would You Delay Axiom Verge? Corporations can be hard to deal with; that’s true. This may be especially true of a rigid company like Nintendo. But the gaming giant’s popularity has been known to overshadow consumer indifference and its own eagle-eyed copyright spotting. However, one former employee found issue in a specific case concerning IP Axiom Verge. Yesterday, news outlets reported that Axiom Verge was coming to the Nintendo Switch with a physical …

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Nintendo’s NES Classic strategy threatens to hurt the rest of its business

Nintendo has a history of making ill-advised, confounding decisions, but the way the company is apparently handling its “Classic Edition” consoles might just take the cake. Last fall, Nintendo released the NES Classic Edition, a miniaturized replica of the three-decade-old console packed with 30 games. It seems that Nintendo vastly underestimated the demand for the mother of all stocking stuffers, because it was nearly impossible to buy the NES Classic from its birth in mid-November …

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How to stream to Twitch from your Nintendo Switch

You livestream your PlayStation 4 games, your Xbox One games and your PC games. Heck, you’ve even livestreamed games from your Android device. Now you’ve got a shiny new Nintendo Switch, we imagine you’re getting ready to livestream from that too. The world deserves to see you majestic Mario Kart victories.  Unfortunately, you’ll find livestreaming to services such as Twitch, YouTube, and other similar services isn’t quite as easy on Nintendo Switch as on other …

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Nintendo’s Baffling Stock Issues Are the Worst Kind of Nostalgia

The classic gaming company refuses to learn supply and demand Richard Skelhorn assumed, at some point, he’d easily be able to get his hands on an NES Classic. The 34-year-old finance director from Hay River, Canada, was excited about Nintendo’s miniaturized revival of its first industry-defining home console. He specifically wanted to school his children in Super Mario Bros. 3. “My kids always want me to play [new] video games with them, but I don’t know …

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Nintendo appears to be using Splatoon 2 for a small story experiment

As reported by Kotaku, it appears Nintendo used a fan event as the inspiration for at least some of the story for the upcoming sequel to its 2015 hit Splatoon. Last summer, Nintendo asked Splatoon players to align themselves with one of two teams: Callie or Marie, the Squid Sisters who were central to the original game. The poll was part of a Splatfest, a multiplayer event that has players take sides on topics, and …

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Jakks Pacific Cites Splatoon 2 Toys as Part of 2017 Plans

One of the toys released for the first game Jakks Pacific is a brand that’ll be familiar to plenty of parents, responsible for a range of popular toys including the ‘World of Nintendo’ range. In recent years the toy maker has continually refreshed the Nintendo line-up, with some 2016 additions including figures related to Splatoon. In a press release for its first quarter financial results Jakks Pacific has highlighted solid numbers, albeit generally down slightly …

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The Ultimate Nintendo Switch Battery Pack is Here

The Nintendo Switch is a marvelous little piece of tech. It lets you game on your big TV at home and on the go on with its built-in 6.2-inch screen. But that kind of mobile processing power comes with a price: subpar battery life. Thankfully, Anker’s got a new battery pack so good, it can charge the Switch just as fast as if it was plugged right into the wall. A lot of gamers have …

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Puyo Puyo Tetris Nintendo Switch Review

Puzzle games, in recent times, have become the domain of mobile platforms. We’ve seen them thrive on the likes of the App Store and Google Play. However the Nintendo Switch, which brings together a console and a portable gaming device, appears to be changing that. Puyo Puyo Tetris is a puzzle game that fuses gameplay mechanics of Tetris with Puyo Puyo. While the former is universally known, the latter is a juggernaut in Japan, but …

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Nintendo NES Classic Back In Stock At Best Buy Starting Today

If you wanted to get your hands on Nintendo’s NES Classic, then this is probably your last chance. The NES Classic will be in stock at Best Buy on Monday morning, but stock is limited so you might want to hurry. Nintendo has already said that the final shipments of the popular mini-console will reach stores this month (and we are already in the last week of the month). Alexas_Fotos / Pixabay Nintendo’s NES Classic …

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The Super Nintendo almost had banking software?!

Not from Cinco This week, Destructoid’s staff began voting on our 30 favorite Super Nintendo games in anticipation for the much-rumored SNES comeback. It’s getting ugly and personal. One guy voted fourteen times for Ken Griffey Jr. We’ll have the results for you soon. While digging for obscure titles I found a goldmine from the past – Super Nintendo banking software. It wasn’t even a weird Japanese thing, either. This thing made the rounds last …

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Nintendo: Why the Stock Could Have 43% Upside – Asia Stocks to Watch

By Isabella Zhong Nintendo (7974.JP) is set to unveil fiscal 2016 earnings on Thursday. Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for Nintendo of America The Wall Street Journal’s Takashi Mochizuki has highlighted the key points that investors should pay attention to in the Japanese gaming giant’s results announcement. Top of the list is Nintendo’s newest gaming console Switch, which has enjoyed strong demand since its launch on March 3. Switch’s strong start prompted JPMorgan analyst Haruka …

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Want Nintendo’s NES Classic? Better hurry to a Best Buy tomorrow

CLOSE The company plans to ship its final batch of systems to retailers at the end of the month. USA TODAY The mini collector’s edition NES.(Photo: Nintendo) Nintendo’s NES Classic will be back, at least for one more day at Best Buy. The electronics retailer announced on Twitter Sunday that the popular, now-discontinued retro game system will be returning to its stores Monday. As one would expect, Best Buy will only have “limited quantities” of …

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The Jackbox Party Pack 3 Review – Switch eShop

The Nintendo Switch is chock full of potential multiplayer gaming memories already, however one game with many more possibilities is The Jackbox Party Pack 3. If you’re unfamiliar with the series, The Jackbox Party Pack is an exciting collection of accessible games that up to 8 people can play. It’s quite astonishing when played in a party environment, as the accessibility lies also in the controls, which are all utilized via a website you can …

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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe on Nintendo Switch had one BIG problem

NINTENDO Mario Kart 8 Deluxe on the Nintendo Switch is great, except for this strange Joy-Con issue Mario Kart 8 Deluxe reviews for Nintendo Switch have been utterly glowing and rightfully so because Nintendo has somehow found a way to improve on what was already a near-perfect game as it is. However, there is one rather confusing and completely bemusing problem with regards to the game’s controls while using Wireless Play Mode. Across the …

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Fast RMX Nintendo Switch Review: Good fun but not a patch on F-Zero or WipEout

NINTENDO Fast RMX is out now on the Nintendo Switch eShop Nintendo players have been banging on about a new home console F-Zero racing game since, well, 2003, when Nintendo last released F-Zero GX. In many ways, Fast RMX on the Nintendo Switch is the spiritual successor and will largely appease fans looking for their F-Zero fix. However, in many other ways, it fails to match the benchmark set by Nintendo’s popular anti-gravity …

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