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A Nintendo Fan Makes His Own Switch VR Headset

A Nintendo Fan Makes His Own Switch VR Headset The Nintendo Switch is still in its earliest days, so asking when it’ll get a VR peripheral is a tad premature.However, that didn’t stop one clever gamer from fashioning his own Switch VR headset.

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe: How to Unlock Gold Mario

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe: How to Unlock Gold Mario There are a number of characters featured in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe that fans were hoping to see behind the wheel, with the likes of King Boo, Dry Bones, Bowser Jr.However, some fans may not know that the debut of Mario Kart on Nintendo Switch also features a secret sixth racer that can be earned, and that character is none other than Gold Mario.

Nintendo isn't done with handhelds -- meet the New Nintendo 2DS XL

Nintendo isn't done with handhelds -- meet the New Nintendo 2DS XL The New Nintendo 2DS XL is coming July 28 for $150 — $50 cheaper than the New 3DS XL but quite a bit pricier than the original $80 2DS.The most noticeable difference between the 2DS and the New 2DS XL is its new foldable clamshell design that looks more like 3DS systems compared to the wedge-like design of the 2DS.

Nintendo Announces a New Handheld - the New 2DS XL

Nintendo Announces a New Handheld - the New 2DS XL In a move that was a bit unexpected, Nintendo has announced a new handheld that will launch this summer: the New 2DS XL.Those folks got a bit of a surprise today, as Nintendo announced a brand new handheld: the New Nintendo 2DS XL.

Nintendo eShop Profits Are Dwarfed By PSN

Nintendo eShop Profits Are Dwarfed By PSN One of the biggest announcements Nintendo made in the early days of the Switch console reveal was the company’s intent to monetize its online network services.Previously, Nintendo had adopted an online-lite approach to internet-based services, offering gamers quirky interactions between each other but little in the way of a premium multiplayer and downloading service.

Pokemon Sun and Moon Ship More Than 15 Million Units

Pokemon Sun and Moon Ship More Than 15 Million Units According to Nintendo‘s recent report of its earnings for fiscal year 2017 ending on March 31, the company’s 2DS and 3DS role-playing games of Pokemon Sun and Moon have shipped 15.27 million 3DS systems had shipped, which is up approximately 500,000 units year-over-year, thanks in no small part to Game Freak’s Pokemon Sun and Moon.

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe: The Review

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe: The  Review Much of what I wrote in my original Mario Kart 8 review still stands.The original Mario Kart 8's online racing was fine, but one aspect of multiplayer fell flat.

Try Not To Be So Greedy, Fire Emblem Heroes

Try Not To Be So Greedy, Fire Emblem Heroes This week, Fire Emblem Heroes added characters from the popular title Path of Radiance.But an additional banner with top tier characters begs the question: why don’t you slow the hell down?

The World of Pokémon Fan Games Has Become A Minefield

The World of Pokémon Fan Games Has Become A Minefield Some of the people who make Pokémon fan games are scared, if not a bit angry.It might seem like fan games are more common now—every few weeks we learn about a cool new project—in the case of Pokémon, fan games have always been a big part of the culture.

Nintendo Confirms it Won't Have a Press Conference at E3 This Year

Nintendo Confirms it Won't Have a Press Conference at E3 This Year If you were hoping that Nintendo might return with a full-fledged press conference at this year's E3, we've got some bad new for you.Since 2013, Nintendo has forgone the trip to E3 to hold a massive press conference.

NES Classic Edition Sales Hit 2.3 Million, Nintendo Confirms

NES Classic Edition Sales Hit 2.3 Million, Nintendo Confirms The miniature device included 30 classic games and became the best-selling console of January 2017.In a recent interview, Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime confirmed that the NES Classic Edition has sold 2.

Nintendo Announces New 2DS XL, Returns to Clamshell Design

Nintendo Announces New 2DS XL, Returns to Clamshell Design Now, Nintendo has released a new budget-oriented version of its 3DS XL, the New 2DS XL.The New 2DS XL drops the slate form factor that the 2DS favored and returns to a clamshell design.

Everything we know about the New Nintendo 2DS XL

Everything we know about the New Nintendo 2DS XL Pikmin and Fire Emblem Echoes are still on the way, as is a brand new version of the console, the New 2DS XL.Most importantly, the New Nintendo 2DS XL will play the entire library of 3DS and New 3DS games, and can also play the majority of Nintendo DS games, as well.

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Pre-Orders Delayed From Amazon

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Pre-Orders Delayed From Amazon A multitude of Mario fans have been left feeling burned by mega retailer Amazon.According to a number of Twitter users, Amazon has failed to deliver Mario Kart 8 Deluxe by its release date, even though Amazon issued a delivery date guarantee with pre-orders.

Nintendo on Supply Issues: "Sometimes we Get it Wrong"

Nintendo on Supply Issues: "Sometimes we Get it Wrong" Then, even the Nintendo Switch (while no-where near as bad as the NES) still had trouble meeting shipment demand in a few places.Now, Nintendo has announced another new console, the New 2DS XL, and people are worried that the same thing is about to happen.

Nintendo Has More Unannounced Titles That Will Boost Switch Sales

Nintendo Has More Unannounced Titles That Will Boost Switch Sales The Nintendo Switch has managed to ship over 2.However, Nintendo CEO Tatsumi Kimishima has his eyes set on the bigger picture, stating that there are more unannounced Switch titles in the works that will boost the console’s sales even further.

Nintendo Promises 3DS Game Announcements at E3 2017

Nintendo Promises 3DS Game Announcements at E3 2017 It shouldn’t come as a surprise, however, that Nintendo is still as committed as ever to its popular handhelds.In a recent interview with IGN, Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime announced the company’s continued support for the 3DS platform.

Pokemon GO Player on Trial for Gaming in Church Faces 3.5 Years in Jail

Pokemon GO Player on Trial for Gaming in Church Faces 3.5 Years in Jail These charges can have a maximum of seven and a half years of jail time attached to them, but prosecutors have opted to push for a three and a half year sentence.In the meantime, those wondering what it took to face such charges within Russia (while playing Pokemon GO no less) can take a look at his video below.

‘Mario Kart 8 Deluxe’ is the Nintendo’s first victory lap on the Switch

‘Mario Kart 8 Deluxe’ is the Nintendo’s first victory lap on the Switch If Nintendo had let the Wii U be its swan song, Mario Kart 8 would have gone the same way.The latest Mario Kart game compiles everything released from Mario Kart 8 on Wii U, including all its extra downloadable courses and racers, and sprinkles a smattering of new content on top.

The Accidental Origins Of Kirby

The Accidental Origins Of Kirby 25 years ago this week, the pink puff ball made his Japanese debuted in Kirby’s Dream Land for the Game Boy.But before Kirby could go on to be a mainstay in the Smash Bros.