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Nintendo Wants Switch to Match Wii's Sales

Nintendo Wants Switch to Match Wii's Sales There’s no denying that the Nintendo Switch has been extremely successful.“The truth is we want to raise the installed base of Nintendo Switch up to the same level as Wii,” said Kimishima.

Super Mario Hanafuda Cards Are Now Available At Nintendo NY

Super Mario Hanafuda Cards Are Now Available At Nintendo NY As many of you may already know, long before Nintendo became the video game company we love today, they started out as makers of a playing card game called “Hanafuda” back in 1889.Since the company’s shift into video gaming, Nintendo occasionally brought back the traditional Hanafuda cards for commemorative purposes and they now feature many beloved Super Mario Bros.

Fire Emblem: Echoes Gets $44 DLC Season Pass

Fire Emblem: Echoes Gets $44 DLC Season Pass Five pieces of DLC are currently planned, and can be pre-purchased in a Season Pass for $44.99 on the Nintendo eShop, purchasing all of the DLC packs is $5 - $11 more expensive than the base game.

Pokemon GO Adds Promo Code Feature for Android

Pokemon GO Adds Promo Code Feature for Android The latest update to Pokemon GO adds the ability to redeem promo codes from within the app, rewarding trainers with various items.To redeem a promo code, players need to access Pokemon GO‘s main menu from the map view.

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Sells 1 Million Copies in 3 Days

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Sells 1 Million Copies in 3 Days Earlier this week, the analyst revealed that Mario Kart 8 Deluxe had sold one million copies during April 2017 and becomes one of few that had sold one million copies during Q1 2017, joining horror title Resident Evil 7, Ubisoft fighting game For Honor and Persona 5 which is also a new addition to the one million sellers list.This updated sales figure for the new version of Mario Kart 8 is impressive as it means that the game, which was released worldwide on April 28, managed to sell one million copies across the globe in just three days.

Nintendo Wants More Than One Switch in Every Household

Nintendo Wants More Than One Switch in Every Household In fact, he believes so strongly in this sentiment that it’s one of the points that drives the company’s endeavors for the Nintendo Switch.This is another point that drives us to match the scale of Wii’s popularity with Nintendo Switch.

Nintendo Hopes You'll Love the Switch So Much, You'll Buy More Than One

Nintendo Hopes You'll Love the Switch So Much, You'll Buy More Than One According to Kimishima, Nintendo is on track to build more than 10 million Switches this year, up from 2.74 million shipped in its last fiscal year (Nintendo’s fiscal year isn’t aligned to the calendar year).

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Has Connection Issues

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Has Connection Issues The Nintendo Switch’s first big online multiplayer game has arrived, and while many people are enjoying the upgraded version of Mario Kart 8, others are also enjoying frequent disconnects and lag.Despite upgrading and tweaking several aspects of Mario Kart 8 for the largely excellent Switch port, online multiplayer is one area that hasn’t seen much love.

Pokemon GO Community Events Partnership Announced for United States

Pokemon GO Community Events Partnership Announced for United States Despite claiming that there would be plenty of partnerships popping up within Pokemon GO, players haven’t had all that many to anticipate.The developer announced that it will be teaming up with the Knight Foundation in order to promote engagement with various community events in the United States of America.

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Connection Issues Being Reported by Switch Players

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Connection Issues Being Reported by Switch Players However, despite its strengths, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe seems to have one glaring flaw: frequent connection and lag issues.While lag has been an issue in the past for Mario Kart 8 on the Wii U, it seems the issues on the Nintendo Switch are slightly different.

Hands-On With The New 2DS XL

Hands-On With The New 2DS XL The newly announced New 2DS XL looks sort of like an iPhone attached to a 3DS bottom, as you can see in the above video, which Kotaku boss Stephen Totilo and I shot at a Nintendo event in New York City this week.If you’re in the market for one of these New 2DS XLs, the two important differences are: 1) it doesn’t have 3D, obviously; and 2) it’s a lot lighter than the New 3DS XL.

Here's A Big Sign That Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga Is Coming To 3DS

Here's A Big Sign That Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga Is Coming To 3DS Last week, a dataminer who goes by the handle SciresM reported that he’d discovered an apparent port or remake of the GBA game Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga in a 3DS file database.Although we can’t confirm this rumor, we did discover a new bit of evidence this week that makes it seem very likely.

The 3DS' Pikmin Sidescroller Seems Fine, Unclear Why It Isn't Also For Switch

The 3DS' Pikmin Sidescroller Seems Fine, Unclear Why It Isn't Also For Switch And we were left wondering, hey, why not also have these games run on Nintendo’s portable Switch?There is a Pikmin garden mode that may serve some of that function, though you also seem to obtain Pikmin by finding them and clearing levels.

Hands-On: The New Nintendo 2DS XL is the Coolest Handheld I Don’t Want

Hands-On: The New Nintendo 2DS XL is the Coolest Handheld I Don’t Want At the press event for the recently announced New Nintendo 2DS XL, Nintendo acknowledged the weirdness of releasing a device like this at a time like this.I may be ready to move on from dual-screen Nintendo devices, but if you can’t say goodbye yet, the New Nintendo 2DS XL is a very cool handheld.

Pokemon GO Grass Event Makes Important Change to Lure Modules

Pokemon GO Grass Event Makes Important Change to Lure Modules Yesterday, Niantic unexpectedly announced a new event for Pokemon GO that increases the rate at which grass-type Pokemon spawn.Now that the event is live, the company has revealed another perk of the event: lure modules will last six hours to make catching grass-type Pokemon even easier.

Why Mario Kart Is So Fun

Why Mario Kart Is So Fun There’s something inherently exciting about a Mario Kart race.How does Mario Kart remain fun?

Legendary Mario 64 Record For Collecting All The Stars Finally Broken

Legendary Mario 64 Record For Collecting All The Stars Finally Broken For years, speedrunners have been trying to collect 120 Mario 64 stars in under 1:40:00.Cheese continued to tear up the leaderboards by getting the world record time down to 1:40:05 about a month ago, and things only continued to heat up from there.

‘Fire Emblem Echoes’ will be series’ last ‘main’ game on 3DS

‘Fire Emblem Echoes’ will be series’ last ‘main’ game on 3DS The Fire Emblem series found tremendous success on the Nintendo 3DS, with Awakening bringing new life into a series that had previously been on the verge of cancellation, but all good things must come to an end eventually.This month’s Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia is expected to be the last “mainline” entry for the series on the handheld system.

The Simpsons Pokemon GO Episode Banned in Russia

The Simpsons Pokemon GO Episode Banned in Russia An episode of The Simpsons that spoofs Pokemon GO has been banned in Russia.The episode of The Simpsons that aired in the United States and Canada on April 30 will not be broadcast in Russia.