News items tagged with nintendo

Nintendo Takes Aim at Fire Emblem Heroes Cheaters

Nintendo Takes Aim at Fire Emblem Heroes Cheaters

Nintendo aims to stop Fire Emblem Heroes cheaters by rolling out a series of ‘countermeasures’ that will limit access to some features of the hit mobile game.

By Jasmine Henry on 18 March 2017
Super Mario Run Finally Getting Android Release

Super Mario Run Finally Getting Android Release

Three months after Super Mario Run’s iOS release, Nintendo of America announces on Twitter that the mobile game will finally be making its way to Android platforms on March 23.

By Alexander Pan on 18 March 2017
Survey: Switch Price Significantly Impacting Sales

Survey: Switch Price Significantly Impacting Sales

The high Nintendo Switch price could be significantly impacting sales of the console, along with a lack of backward compatibility, suggests a new UK survey.

By Jasmine Henry on 18 March 2017
Breath of the Wild Trick Gives Infinite Horse Stamina

Breath of the Wild Trick Gives Infinite Horse Stamina

A glitch in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild gives players infinite stamina when riding Link’s horse, allowing them to move at full speed for as long as they want.

By AJ Caulfield on 17 March 2017
Nintendo Switch Fastest Load Times on Internal Storage

Nintendo Switch Fastest Load Times on Internal Storage

Nintendo Switch load times are fastest for games when they’re saved to the console’s internal storage, as opposed to using a MicroSD card or game cartridge.

By Boston Blake on 17 March 2017
Nintendo Switch: Kids Can Bypass Parental Controls

Nintendo Switch: Kids Can Bypass Parental Controls

Parents using the parental controls of the Nintendo Switch may need to keep an extra eye on their kids, after it’s revealed that the controls can be bypassed easily.

By Rob Gordon on 17 March 2017
Nintendo Switch Production Will Increase By Double

Nintendo Switch Production Will Increase By Double

Due to the home console/handheld’s popularity, Nintendo plans on doubling the production of Nintendo Switch units to 16 million for the next fiscal year.

By Dalton Cooper on 17 March 2017
GR Pick: Check Out This Zelda-Themed Home Automation

GR Pick: Check Out This Zelda-Themed Home Automation

One sufficiently talented fan of Nintendo’s The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time creates an entire home automation system centering around the music from the game.

By Kyle Sledge on 17 March 2017
Nintendo Switch Owners Get Refunds Over Joy-Con Problem

Nintendo Switch Owners Get Refunds Over Joy-Con Problem

Amazon UK is reportedly offering partial refunds to Nintendo Switch owners affected by problems with the Joy-Con controllers. Some cu...

By Jasmine Henry on 16 March 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Dark Link Armor Set Guide

Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Dark Link Armor Set Guide

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild continues to gain notable momentum thanks to strong reviews from both players and critics. Th...

By Boston Blake on 15 March 2017
Snipperclips: Cut It Out Together! Review

Snipperclips: Cut It Out Together! Review

This cutesy game creates some wonderful multiplayer scenarios through a number of unique puzzles and tasks, but could Snipperclips really be the Nintendo Switch’s sleeper hit?

By Riley Little on 15 March 2017
 Shovel Knight Dev Talks Porting Game to the Switch

Shovel Knight Dev Talks Porting Game to the Switch

Since making its debut in 2014, Shovel Knight has become one of the most popular indie games around, garnering high praise from criti...

By Brad Jones on 15 March 2017
Almost Everyone Who Bought Nintendo Switch Bought Zelda

Almost Everyone Who Bought Nintendo Switch Bought Zelda

According to new data from an industry research firm, almost everyone purchasing a Nintendo Switch buys a copy of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild with it.

By Kyle Sledge on 14 March 2017
Nintendo Teases Zelda: Breath of the Wild Documentary

Nintendo Teases Zelda: Breath of the Wild Documentary

Nintendo teases a three-part documentary series that will give gamers a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.

By Boston Blake on 13 March 2017
Nintendo Switch Already Hacked

Nintendo Switch Already Hacked

Hackers reveal simple exploit on the Nintendo Switch that allows users to access the consoles code, which may result in further hacks and exploits of the Nintendo Switch.

By Boston Blake on 13 March 2017
Nintendo: Switch Doesn't Have 'Widespread Problems'

Nintendo: Switch Doesn't Have 'Widespread Problems'

The Nintendo Switch has now been out a week, and while it’s been well received overall, the console isn’t without issue. In fact, Nintendo released a statement this week confirming some known issue...

By Boston Blake on 11 March 2017
Pokemon GO: Niantic Teases Multiplayer Gyms

Pokemon GO: Niantic Teases Multiplayer Gyms

Niantic may have just teased Pokemon GO multiplayer gyms. In an interview at GDC 2017, senior product manager Tatsuo Nomura admittedl...

By Jasmine Henry on 11 March 2017
Nintendo Loses Lawsuit Against MariCar Go-Kart Company

Nintendo Loses Lawsuit Against MariCar Go-Kart Company

Nintendo has always fiercely defended its intellectual properties, as shown by the company’s strict stance when it comes to fan games...

By Rob Gordon on 10 March 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Has a Satoru Iwata Tribute?

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Has a Satoru Iwata Tribute?

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild players think that they may have discovered a tribute to late Nintendo president Satoru Iwata in the form of a friendly NPC.

By Jasmine Henry on 10 March 2017
Switch Version of Mario Kart 8 Brings Back Balloon Battle

Switch Version of Mario Kart 8 Brings Back Balloon Battle

Nintendo has been touting the Switch port of Mario Kart 8 as the definitive version of the game since it was unveiled earlier this ye...

By Brad Jones on 10 March 2017
Nintendo Switch: See the 17 New Indie Titles Announced

Nintendo Switch: See the 17 New Indie Titles Announced

In a Nintendo Direct just days before the launch of the Nintendo Switch, Nintendo announces 17 new indie games coming to its latest home system, including timed exclusives.

By Weston Albert on 09 March 2017
Shovel Knight Dev Talks Switch, Yooka-Laylee, and More

Shovel Knight Dev Talks Switch, Yooka-Laylee, and More

Game Rant talks with Shovel Knight game director Sean Velasco, who discusses the character’s appearance in Yooka-Laylee, the Nintendo Switch, and more!

By Dalton Cooper on 09 March 2017
What Are the Best Games to Play on the Nintendo Switch?

What Are the Best Games to Play on the Nintendo Switch?

Now that the Nintendo Switch is finally in the hands of Nintendo fans worldwide, gamers may be wondering which of the 12 launch games...

By Dalton Cooper on 09 March 2017
Super Smash Bros. on Nintendo Switch Teased Again

Super Smash Bros. on Nintendo Switch Teased Again

Super Smash Bros. for the Nintendo Switch was teased by Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime in an interview today. In a su...

By Jasmine Henry on 09 March 2017
Pokemon GO Players Say GPS Drifting's Still a Problem

Pokemon GO Players Say GPS Drifting's Still a Problem

Pokemon GO players are voicing their frustration at the GPS drifting problem that they say plagues the game. Problems with GPS drifti...

By Jasmine Henry on 09 March 2017
Pokemon GO: Legendary Monsters Coming Soon

Pokemon GO: Legendary Monsters Coming Soon

Ever since Pokemon GO came out last summer, intrepid trainers have been eager for more content to arrive for the GPS-heavy applicatio...

By John Jacques on 09 March 2017
How To Use Joy-Cons To Play NES Classic

How To Use Joy-Cons To Play NES Classic

So far, the Nintendo Switch Joy-Con controllers have resulted in a whole lot of conversation. Since the new Nintendo console was rele...

By Rob Gordon on 08 March 2017
Nintendo Switch Hack Shows Left Joycon Sync Fix

Nintendo Switch Hack Shows Left Joycon Sync Fix

Now that the Nintendo Switch has been out for a few days, it’s clear to see that handy portable console has been performing admirably...

By John Jacques on 08 March 2017
Nintendo Switch Dead Pixels Aren't a 'Defect'

Nintendo Switch Dead Pixels Aren't a 'Defect'

Nintendo Switch owners are being told that issues with ‘dead pixels’ on the console’s tablet screen are not a flaw with the hardware....

By Jasmine Henry on 07 March 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild - How to Get Ancient Armor

Zelda: Breath of the Wild - How to Get Ancient Armor

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has everyone talking about Link, Princess Zelda, and Ganon once again, and the game that ever...

By Cody Gravelle on 07 March 2017
Nintendo Switch Pro Controller Has Easter Egg

Nintendo Switch Pro Controller Has Easter Egg

The launch of the Nintendo Switch has got off to a flyer, with GameStop reporting that the console’s launch was one of the strongest...

By Rob Gordon on 07 March 2017
Target Buy 2 Get 1 Free Deal Won't Include Switch Games

Target Buy 2 Get 1 Free Deal Won't Include Switch Games

Gamers hoping to pick up any of the Nintendo Switch‘s twelve launch titles may have been excited to hear that big box retailer Target...

By John Jacques on 07 March 2017
Switch Left Joycon is Designed Differently from Right

Switch Left Joycon is Designed Differently from Right

As several users have reported since the console’s release, the left Joy-Con for the Nintendo Switch has suffered from connection pro...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 06 March 2017
A Guide to the Best Nintendo Switch Accessories

A Guide to the Best Nintendo Switch Accessories

Now that the Nintendo Switch has officially launched to gamers worldwide, fans who managed to receive a Switch console on day one are...

By Kyle Sledge on 06 March 2017
1-2-Switch Review

1-2-Switch Review

As one of the first-party launch games for the Nintendo Switch, 1-2-Switch has its high points but ultimately falls short of being anything but a mildly entertaining party game.

By Riley Little on 06 March 2017
Nintendo Switch User Gets Blue Screen of Death

Nintendo Switch User Gets Blue Screen of Death

One Nintendo Switch owner has reported a system-breaking screen problem. Being referred to as the Nintendo Switch blue screen of deat...

By Jasmine Henry on 06 March 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild - How to Climb Faster

Zelda: Breath of the Wild - How to Climb Faster

In The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Link has a number of new abilities at his disposal. One new ability that he uses quite a...

By Dalton Cooper on 05 March 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild - How To Get Warm Clothes

Zelda: Breath of the Wild - How To Get Warm Clothes

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has launched to almost unanimous critical acclaim and Nintendo fans have been spending all we...

By Denny Connolly on 05 March 2017
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Review

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Review

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild exceeds lofty expectations on the Nintendo Switch, cementing it as one of the best installments in the beloved series to-date.

By Riley Little on 04 March 2017
Wii U vs Switch: How Does New Zelda Compare

Wii U vs Switch: How Does New Zelda Compare

Much like Twilight Princess before it, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is a multi-platform, Nintendo specific release, in thi...

By Anthony Taormina on 04 March 2017
Pokemon GO Hit Peak Worldwide Projections in Hours

Pokemon GO Hit Peak Worldwide Projections in Hours

The success of Pokemon GO is now part of video game folklore, with the title currently sitting at 650 million worldwide downloads. Ho...

By Rob Gordon on 04 March 2017
GameStop: Switch is 'Strongest Console Launch in Years'

GameStop: Switch is 'Strongest Console Launch in Years'

There’s little doubt that the Nintendo Switch is one of the most highly sought-after consoles in recent memory. In fact, according to...

By Boston Blake on 04 March 2017
Zelda Breath of the Wild Guide: How To Get Epona

Zelda Breath of the Wild Guide: How To Get Epona

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is set to launch alongside the Nintendo Switch and for many Nintendo fans, this will be the f...

By Boston Blake on 04 March 2017
Nintendo Switch Storage Cannot Transfer Consoles

Nintendo Switch Storage Cannot Transfer Consoles

Storage options for the Nintendo Switch were a topic of conversation long before the launch of the console, but it’s likely that talk...

By Rob Gordon on 03 March 2017
Nintendo Explains Cause of Switch Joy-Con Sync Problems

Nintendo Explains Cause of Switch Joy-Con Sync Problems

With the Nintendo Switch now officially available, many users were hoping that Nintendo would have fixed issues regarding Joy-Con con...

By Rob Gordon on 03 March 2017
Pokemon Sun & Moon Mewtwo Mega Stones Promotion Today

Pokemon Sun & Moon Mewtwo Mega Stones Promotion Today

Players can score two different Mewtwo Mega Stones via a special Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon promotion running today only. Nintendo and Game Freak announced that Pokemon Sun and Moon owners can jump...

By Rory Young on 03 March 2017
Nintendo Switch eShop Games and Prices

Nintendo Switch eShop Games and Prices

Nintendo Switch launch day has officially arrived and gamers are ready to start tearing through the launch titles. Although Legend of...

By Denny Connolly on 03 March 2017
Nintendo Switch eShop Lets Users Browse Other Regions

Nintendo Switch eShop Lets Users Browse Other Regions

With so much still up in the air regarding the Nintendo Switch, gamers have been intrigued to find out exactly how aspects such as th...

By Rob Gordon on 03 March 2017
Nintendo Switch Sales Will Reach 5 Million in 2017

Nintendo Switch Sales Will Reach 5 Million in 2017

The Nintendo Switch will sell five million units in 2017, according to a new report. A sales forecast from industry analytics firm Su...

By Jasmine Henry on 03 March 2017
Nintendo Switch Save Games are Locked to the Console

Nintendo Switch Save Games are Locked to the Console

Although plenty of Nintendo fans are building up enthusiasm for the launch of the Switch, a few details have surfaced that may give t...

By Anthony Taormina on 03 March 2017
Nintendo Switch Demos Don't Have a Play Limit

Nintendo Switch Demos Don't Have a Play Limit

According to Daniel Vuckovic, the owner and founder of the Australian Nintendo community known as Vooks, demos for the Nintendo Switc...

By Kyle Sledge on 03 March 2017
How the Nintendo Switch's Friend System Works

How the Nintendo Switch's Friend System Works

The Nintendo Switch console officially launches tomorrow and many people are confused as to just how to add friends and send requests...

By Rory Young on 03 March 2017
Nintendo Switch: Battery Packs Charge Console Poorly

Nintendo Switch: Battery Packs Charge Console Poorly

The Nintendo Switch doesn’t charge well from mobile battery packs, according to field tests of the console. The Switch, which is curr...

By Jasmine Henry on 02 March 2017
Nintendo Switch Releases eShop Video

Nintendo Switch Releases eShop Video

Nintendo released a new video today showcasing the “News” and “eShop” subsections of Nintendo Switch‘s Home Menu. With the Nintendo S...

By Rory Young on 02 March 2017
Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Full Map Revealed

Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Full Map Revealed

With The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild set to release alongside the Nintendo Switch this week, gamers are hard at work digging...

By Boston Blake on 01 March 2017
Nintendo Switch Consoles Will Be Available at Walmart

Nintendo Switch Consoles Will Be Available at Walmart

As the window between now and official launch day grows narrower, the Nintendo Switch is gaining more and more attention in equal pro...

By AJ Caulfield on 01 March 2017
Pokemon GO to Receive 3 More Major Updates in 2017

Pokemon GO to Receive 3 More Major Updates in 2017

John Hanke, CEO of Niantic Labs, announced today that Pokemon GO is slated to receive three additional major updates in 2017. Those a...

By Rory Young on 01 March 2017
Pokemon GO Crosses 650 Million Downloads

Pokemon GO Crosses 650 Million Downloads

Pokemon GO has now been downloaded over 650 million times, according to new data shared by Niantic Labs CTO Phil Keslin. Speaking dur...

By Rory Young on 28 February 2017
What Are John Cena's Favorite Video Games?

What Are John Cena's Favorite Video Games?

WWE superstar John Cena may be busy with WrestleMania right around the corner, but that hasn’t stopped him from promoting the Nintend...

By Dalton Cooper on 28 February 2017
Pokemon GO Guide: How to Get King's Rock

Pokemon GO Guide: How to Get King's Rock

Pokemon GO has enjoyed a renewed surge in popularity thanks to the addition of over 80 new creatures to catch in the game. Besides a...

By Dalton Cooper on 28 February 2017
GR Pick: Mario Bros. Music Official Lyrics

GR Pick: Mario Bros. Music Official Lyrics

The Mario Bros. theme music is up there with the Tetris and Zelda themes as one of the most iconic and recognizable songs in the hist...

By Denny Connolly on 28 February 2017
Unreleased N64 Title Die Hard 64 Has Been Discovered

Unreleased N64 Title Die Hard 64 Has Been Discovered

The Die Hard movie franchise is beloved for many reasons: it’s extremely quotable, the action is good, and the first movie technicall...

By John Jacques on 28 February 2017
Not Every Nintendo Switch Game Supports TV Mode

Not Every Nintendo Switch Game Supports TV Mode

Not every Nintendo Switch game will support TV mode, according to the latest game to be announced for the upcoming console. Voez, a r...

By Jasmine Henry on 27 February 2017
Nintendo Switch Launch Lineup Adds Snipperclips

Nintendo Switch Launch Lineup Adds Snipperclips

Nintendo had originally revealed Snipperclips back in January, with the company promising that the creative co-op puzzle game would b...

By John Jacques on 26 February 2017
Nintendo Fan Camps for 30 Days to Buy Switch Console

Nintendo Fan Camps for 30 Days to Buy Switch Console

While some Nintendo fans are waiting for the Switch console to arrive at their door via one of many online retailers, one fan is taking things old school. Much like gamers did in the old days, Alex Pe...

By Anthony Taormina on 25 February 2017
Nintendo Switch Day One Patch Adds Online Features

Nintendo Switch Day One Patch Adds Online Features

Nintendo announced this morning that a day one patch for the Nintendo Switch will add online features to the console. The patch will bring the Nintendo eShop, online multiplayer, sharing im...

By Boston Blake on 23 February 2017
Rumor: Nintendo Switch Internal Hardware Photos Leaked

Rumor: Nintendo Switch Internal Hardware Photos Leaked

An assortment of images posted online might just be our very first look at the well-kept secrets that are the internal specs of the upcoming Nintendo Switch. New images have surfaced that m...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 21 February 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild DLC Still 'In Development'

Zelda: Breath of the Wild DLC Still 'In Development'

Nintendo officially announces that the DLC for its forthcoming open world adventure, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, is still “in development” at the moment. Several days ago, Nint...

By Kyle Sledge on 20 February 2017
Nintendo Switch Account Registration is Open Now

Nintendo Switch Account Registration is Open Now

Nintendo refreshed its account system landing page this week, and that means gamers can now preemptively register for the new Nintendo Account ID for the Switch. The Nintendo Switch represe...

By Cody Gravelle on 20 February 2017
The 8 Biggest Video Game Comebacks Ever

The 8 Biggest Video Game Comebacks Ever

While most games inevitably lose players and die off, some rebound and recapture strong player bases and interest. Here’s Game Rant’s...

By Boston Blake on 20 February 2017
Square Enix is Interested in Final Fantasy 14 on Switch

Square Enix is Interested in Final Fantasy 14 on Switch

Square Enix producer Naoki Yoshida discusses the possibility of the popular MMORPG Final Fantasy 14 coming to Nintendo’s upcoming Nintendo Switch console. Ever since the console’s reveal, N...

By Dalton Cooper on 20 February 2017
5 Games Like Zelda To Tide You Over Until Breath of the Wild

5 Games Like Zelda To Tide You Over Until Breath of the Wild

The wait for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild will be a tough one, but fans can try out these five Zelda-like experiences to t...

By Dalton Cooper on 19 February 2017
Stardew Valley is Coming to the Switch with Multiplayer

Stardew Valley is Coming to the Switch with Multiplayer

Nintendo confirms that last year’s sleeper hit Stardew Valley is headed to the Switch this summer, and it’s set to be the first version of the game to introduce multiplayer.

By Brad Jones on 19 February 2017
Sony Patented Device That Looks Like Nintendo Switch

Sony Patented Device That Looks Like Nintendo Switch

A new patent has been filed by Sony showing a handheld console that looks curiously similar in design to the Nintendo Switch coming in just a few weeks. The Nintendo Switch is just weeks aw...

By Weston Albert on 19 February 2017
Fire Emblem Heroes Adds New Heroes and Missions

Fire Emblem Heroes Adds New Heroes and Missions

Fire Emblem Heroes adds new heroes and missions in its latest update, with Nintendo also extending the game’s launch celebration, continuing to give out free orbs.

By Jasmine Henry on 18 February 2017
Fire Emblem Heroes Update Adds New Characters, Missions

Fire Emblem Heroes Update Adds New Characters, Missions

A new Fire Emblem Heroes update adds six new characters to the popular Nintendo mobile game, also adding several new Paralogue missions and the chance to get free orbs.

By Jasmine Henry on 18 February 2017
Pokemon GO Guide: Make Eevee Evolve to Umbreon & Espeon

Pokemon GO Guide: Make Eevee Evolve to Umbreon & Espeon

After figuring out the trick to get Flareon, Jolteon, or Vaporeon, it seems like Pokemon GO players have already learned how to evolv...

By Riley Little on 17 February 2017
Pokemon GO: Is Heracross Region-Exclusive?

Pokemon GO: Is Heracross Region-Exclusive?

Evidence compiled by Pokemon GO players seems to suggest that Heracross is the only region-exclusive Pokemon added in the game’s new Johto region update. If someone wants to fully complete...

By Dalton Cooper on 17 February 2017
Pokemon GO Update Includes Discount on Storage Upgrades

Pokemon GO Update Includes Discount on Storage Upgrades

Pokemon GO discounts storage space upgrades making it easier to collect many Pokemon, but some players express frustration that the default spaces haven’t been increased. Earlier this year...

By Jasmine Henry on 17 February 2017
Nintendo Switch Adding Stylus Accessory?

Nintendo Switch Adding Stylus Accessory?

Shigeru Miyamoto mentions using a pen on the Switch’s tablet during an interview with TIME, leading to speculation that Nintendo might have a stylus accessory in development. While both the...

By Jason Gallagher on 14 February 2017
Rumor: Nintendo Switch Hardware Specs Leaked

Rumor: Nintendo Switch Hardware Specs Leaked

Hardware specifications of the Nintendo Switch appear online, confirming many of the rumors that have been floating around concerning the new console. Seems like Reddit has done it again, a...

By Fergus O'Sullivan on 14 February 2017
Nintendo Switch: 10 Consoles Can Locally Connect

Nintendo Switch: 10 Consoles Can Locally Connect

Nintendo confirms that 10 Nintendo Switch consoles can connect to each other with LAN Play, though two of those Switch users will only be able to spectate. When the Nintendo Switch launches...

By Jasmine Henry on 14 February 2017
Nintendo Switch Fighting Game ARMS Gets 2 New Trailers

Nintendo Switch Fighting Game ARMS Gets 2 New Trailers

Nintendo Switch launch title, fighting game ARMS, gets two new trailers focusing on the skills and abilities of its characters including Mechinara, Ribbon Girl and Spring Man. One of the most promisin...

By Jasmine Henry on 11 February 2017
Poochy & Yoshi's Woolly World Review

Poochy & Yoshi's Woolly World Review

Nintendo’s port of Yoshi’s Woolly World for the Nintendo 3DS delivers a cutesy platformer made portable, successfully bringing the dinosaur’s adorable pet pooch into the fold. It’s nothing...

By Riley Little on 09 February 2017
Pokemon Duel Guide: Best Runners

Pokemon Duel Guide: Best Runners

Every winning Pokemon Duel lineup needs a solid collection of runners on the team. These six Pokemon Figures are the best runners to collect and add to the roster. Pokemon Duel may seem lik...

By Denny Connolly on 08 February 2017
Link Won't Speak in Zelda: Breath of the Wild?

Link Won't Speak in Zelda: Breath of the Wild?

Shigeru Miyamoto and Zelda series producer Eiji Aonuma answer 51 questions about The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, reiterating that Link won’t talk in the game. The Legend of Zelda:...

By Dalton Cooper on 08 February 2017
Nintendo Switch Won't Have Web Browser at Launch

Nintendo Switch Won't Have Web Browser at Launch

According to Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima, the Nintendo Switch will not support a web browser at launch, but the feature could be added at a later date. When the Wii U launched, it...

By Dalton Cooper on 08 February 2017
How Breath of the Wild May Fit Into the Zelda Timeline

How Breath of the Wild May Fit Into the Zelda Timeline

The Legend of Zelda lore is an intricate web of alternate timelines, and the upcoming Breath of the Wild introduces new mysteries ab...

By Weston Albert on 08 February 2017
Super Mario Run is Giving Out Free Coins

Super Mario Run is Giving Out Free Coins

Nintendo offers over 2,000 free coins to Super Mario Run players if they unlock the full game or download Nintendo’s newest mobile title Fire Emblem Heroes. Super Mario Run launched a coupl...

By Boston Blake on 07 February 2017
10 Best Nintendo Launch Games Ever

10 Best Nintendo Launch Games Ever

With the launch of the innovative Nintendo Switch console right around the corner, Game Rant takes a look back at the best launch games in Nintendo history.

By Dalton Cooper on 06 February 2017
Dragon Quest 8: Journey of the Cursed King Review

Dragon Quest 8: Journey of the Cursed King Review

Square Enix and Nintendo team up to release Dragon Quest 8: Journey of the Cursed King outside of Japan, providing gamers with a wonderful JRPG to take with them on the go. As one of the mo...

By Riley Little on 06 February 2017
Pokemon Duel Guide: How To Evolve

Pokemon Duel Guide: How To Evolve

Pokemon Duel gives players the option to take evolved Pokemon into a battle or to evolve them in the middle of the fight. Here is how to trigger the evolutions. Although it didn’t have quit...

By Denny Connolly on 05 February 2017
Pokemon Duel: How To Win Every Match

Pokemon Duel: How To Win Every Match

Pokemon Duel players can make sure they are always ready to win every battle by mastering these basic strategies before taking their squad onto the battle board. Pokemon Duel may seem more...

By Denny Connolly on 05 February 2017
Pokemon Sun & Moon Players Complete Global Mission

Pokemon Sun & Moon Players Complete Global Mission

After twice failing to complete a global mission, Pokemon Sun and Moon players finally succeed in the game’s latest event centered around the Global Trading System. Despite high hopes for P...

By AJ Caulfield on 04 February 2017
Hands-On: Zelda Is Immense and Mobile on Switch

Hands-On: Zelda Is Immense and Mobile on Switch

One Game Rant editor goes hands-on with The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild for the Nintendo Switch, taking in the brief demo on both the television and the Switch console. I was on-han...

By Riley Little on 04 February 2017
Super Mario Run Adds Easy Mode

Super Mario Run Adds Easy Mode

Nintendo announces that a new Golden Goomba event has kicked off along with numerous bug fixes, and a new Easy mode have been added to the popular iOS app, Super Mario Run. Though the compa...

By Derek Nichols on 02 February 2017
Hands-On: Nintendo Switch Is Some Intriguing Tech

Hands-On: Nintendo Switch Is Some Intriguing Tech

Cautious optimism takes center stage as one Game Rant editor goes hands-on with the brand new portable and home gaming console hybrid, the Nintendo Switch. There’s always something special...

By Riley Little on 01 February 2017
Nintendo Switch Doesn't Come With Pack-In Game or Demo

Nintendo Switch Doesn't Come With Pack-In Game or Demo

The Nintendo Switch will definitely be coming without pack-in games, according to new confirmation from Nintendo briefing correspondent Takashi Mochizuki Fans who are looking to pick up a N...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 01 February 2017
1-2-Switch Hands-On Preview

1-2-Switch Hands-On Preview

Game Rant goes hands-on with a few of the party minigames from 1-2-Switch, one of the upcoming launch titles for the Nintendo Switch console. As the launch of the Nintendo Switch draws ever...

By John Jacques on 30 January 2017
Arms Hands-On Preview

Arms Hands-On Preview

One Game Rant writer goes hands-on with Arms, an upcoming Nintendo Switch title which features a colorful roster of wacky fighters with spring-loaded arms. The Nintendo Treehouse event from...

By John Jacques on 29 January 2017
A New, Safer Pokemon GO Device Might Be In The Works

A New, Safer Pokemon GO Device Might Be In The Works

The Pokemon Company president Tsunekazu Ishihara reveals that a new Pokemon GO device may be in the works, with the president citing safety concerns when playing the game. To say that Pokem...

By Rob Gordon on 27 January 2017
NES Classic Hack Adds Home Menu Shortcut

NES Classic Hack Adds Home Menu Shortcut

A new hack is released for Nintendo’s NES Classic, which allows users to quickly return to the home menu without the need to clumsily use the reset button. To say that the NES Classic Editi...

By Rob Gordon on 26 January 2017
Skyrim Mod Support Could Come to Nintendo Switch

Skyrim Mod Support Could Come to Nintendo Switch

UPDATE: Best Buy Canada has confirmed that the Nintendo Switch Skyrim listing was posted in error. Original story below: A product listing on the Best Buy Canada website possibly leaks th...

By Dalton Cooper on 26 January 2017
Nintendo Switch Commercial Focuses on Bathroom Mode

Nintendo Switch Commercial Focuses on Bathroom Mode

A German Nintendo Switch commercial features a gamer playing the console on a toilet, also offering up new footage of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe multiplayer gameplay. For many, the major selling p...

By Jasmine Henry on 26 January 2017
Resident Evil 7 is Not in Development for Switch

Resident Evil 7 is Not in Development for Switch

Capcom’s Masachika Kawata, the producer of Resident Evil 7, reveals that there are currently no plans to bring the game to the Nintendo Switch console. Over the years, Capcom has had a stro...

By Dalton Cooper on 23 January 2017
Nintendo Switch Online Service Will Be a Balancing Act

Nintendo Switch Online Service Will Be a Balancing Act

With Nintendo offering a paid-for online service with the release of the Switch, we look at what the company needs to do to be able to offer up a competitive service for users. With the Nin...

By Rob Gordon on 22 January 2017
Nintendo Switch Will Sell 40 Million Units in 4 Years

Nintendo Switch Will Sell 40 Million Units in 4 Years

One analysis firm expects that the upcoming Nintendo Switch console will reach 40 million units sold within its first four years of release, putting it on PS4 and Xbox One pace. A report th...

By John Jacques on 22 January 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Has an Alternate Ending

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Has an Alternate Ending

Veteran Nintendo producer Eiji Aonuma reveals that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild will feature an alternate ending that players will have to unlock. It is common for RPGs to have a...

By Weston Albert on 22 January 2017
Breath of the Wild’s Backstory Translated By Fans

Breath of the Wild’s Backstory Translated By Fans

The Legend of Zelda fans band together to translate the fictional Hylian language from the map bundled in Breath of the Wild‘s Special Edition to decipher the game’s backstory. Remember wh...

By Weston Albert on 20 January 2017
What Suda51 Really Said During Switch Presentation

What Suda51 Really Said During Switch Presentation

No More Heroes creator Suda51 gets an updated translation for his Nintendo Switch Travis Touchdown reveal that makes a lot more sense than the original broadcast. Although Nintendo’s stock...

By Denny Connolly on 20 January 2017
Fire Emblem Heroes Fans 'Re-Roll' for Better Characters

Fire Emblem Heroes Fans 'Re-Roll' for Better Characters

Players of Nintendo’s newest mobile game, Fire Emblem Heroes, use ‘re-rolling’ to get better characters, by deleting and reinstalling the game over and over for better summons.

By Jasmine Henry on 18 January 2017
Super Smash Bros. Could Be Coming to Nintendo Switch

Super Smash Bros. Could Be Coming to Nintendo Switch

Nintendo of America COO Reggie Fils-Aime drops a hint that Super Smash Bros. could be on its way to the Nintendo Switch in a new inte...

By Brad Jones on 18 January 2017
Super Mario Odyssey Will Be at E3 2017

Super Mario Odyssey Will Be at E3 2017

Nintendo officially confirms that its forthcoming video game for the Switch console, Super Mario Odyssey, is going to be present at E3 2017 this summer. Without a doubt, one of the most exc...

By Kyle Sledge on 17 January 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Wii U Version Requires 3GB

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Wii U Version Requires 3GB

Nintendo officially confirms that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild‘s Wii U version requires fans to download 3 gigabytes of data in order to play the game. Not too long ago, Nintendo...

By Kyle Sledge on 17 January 2017
Super Mario Odyssey Meets GTA 4

Super Mario Odyssey Meets GTA 4

One gaming fan creates a bizarre, yet hilarious video combining elements from Nintendo’s Super Mario Odyssey reveal trailer with Rockstar Games’ Grand Theft Auto 4. Earlier this week, Ninte...

By Kyle Sledge on 17 January 2017
Nintendo Switch Will Outperform Wii U, Says Fils-Aime

Nintendo Switch Will Outperform Wii U, Says Fils-Aime

The president and chief operating officer of Nintendo of America, Reggie Fils-Aime, explains in an interview why the Switch will outperform the Wii U. As many Nintendo fans are well aware,...

By Kyle Sledge on 17 January 2017
More Zelda Games Could Come to Nintendo Switch

More Zelda Games Could Come to Nintendo Switch

The Legend of Zelda series producer Eiji Aonuma indicates that another Zelda game after Breath of the Wild could one day be developed for the Nintendo Switch. Fans have been waiting for Th...

By Dalton Cooper on 17 January 2017
Nintendo Switch Bundled Grip Doesn't Charge Joy-Cons

Nintendo Switch Bundled Grip Doesn't Charge Joy-Cons

Online store descriptions reveal that the Nintendo Switch packed in Joy-Con grip accessory does not charge the Joy-Con controllers as fans need to purchase a separate accessory. It’s been a...

By Derek Nichols on 16 January 2017
Nintendo Switch Launch Is Not 'Be-all and end-all'

Nintendo Switch Launch Is Not 'Be-all and end-all'

Nintendo America’s Reggie Fils-Aime claims the set of Nintendo Switch launch titles aren’t the “be-all and end-all” for the console, and that later releases will help. After Nintendo origin...

By Boston Blake on 16 January 2017
Nintendo Switch: 5 Most Exciting Games in 2017

Nintendo Switch: 5 Most Exciting Games in 2017

Nintendo announced numerous games releasing for the Nintendo Switch in 2017, but these five stand out as the most exciting games coming to the new console this year. While Nintendo spent a...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 January 2017
No New Race Tracks in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe for Switch

No New Race Tracks in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe for Switch

Nintendo confirms that, outside of a handful of new characters, weapons, and battlegrounds, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe will not feature any new tracks on Nintendo Switch. Despite already being ava...

By Riley Little on 15 January 2017
Head of Xbox Reveals His Opinion on Super Mario Odyssey

Head of Xbox Reveals His Opinion on Super Mario Odyssey

Head of Xbox, Phil Spencer, sounds off on what he thought about Nintendo’s reveal of Super Mario Odyssey, the Nintendo Switch, and Breath of the Wild. When the Nintendo Switch was first rev...

By Weston Albert on 15 January 2017
Nintendo Switch Can Support 2TB Micro SDXC Cards

Nintendo Switch Can Support 2TB Micro SDXC Cards

Nintendo reveals in an official statement that the Nintendo Switch can support Micro SDXC cards, which can offer the system up to an extra 2TB of memory. The Nintendo Switch has been at the...

By Cody Gravelle on 15 January 2017
Travis Touchdown Switch Game Will Be Directed by Suda51

Travis Touchdown Switch Game Will Be Directed by Suda51

No More Heroes series creator Suda51 reveals more details about his new Travis Touchdown game for the Nintendo Switch, and confirms it will not release in 2017. The Nintendo Switch present...

By Dalton Cooper on 14 January 2017
What's the Difference Between Zelda On Switch & Wii U?

What's the Difference Between Zelda On Switch & Wii U?

Nintendo confirms that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild will have a higher resolution and faster load times on the Switch console when compared to its Wii U counterpart. In the fallo...

By Riley Little on 14 January 2017
Nintendo Announces New Switch Games: 1-2-Switch & Arms

Nintendo Announces New Switch Games: 1-2-Switch & Arms

Nintendo announces two new games for the Nintendo Switch during its Treehouse event that make unique use of the Joy-Con controllers of the console, 1-2-Switch and Arms. Nintendo has given m...

By Weston Albert on 14 January 2017
Metroid Game Teased for Nintendo Switch

Metroid Game Teased for Nintendo Switch

Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime teases that classic Nintendo franchises could return on the Nintendo Switch, including the Metroid series. For a decade now, fans have been cl...

By Dalton Cooper on 14 January 2017
Why The Nintendo Switch Doesn't Have A Pack-In Game

Why The Nintendo Switch Doesn't Have A Pack-In Game

Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime details why Nintendo made the choice to release the Switch by itself, without a bundled game included at launch. Nintendo officially detailed ...

By Sarah Fields on 13 January 2017
Super Mario Odyssey Designed for 'Core' Gamers

Super Mario Odyssey Designed for 'Core' Gamers

Upcoming Nintendo Switch game Super Mario Odyssey is designed for “core” gamers and people who “like action games” reveals famed game designer Shigeru Miyamoto. One of the biggest (and most...

By Jasmine Henry on 13 January 2017
No More Heroes' Travis Touchdown Coming to Switch

No More Heroes' Travis Touchdown Coming to Switch

Suda51 appears during the Nintendo Switch presentation to announce that a new game starring No More Heroes‘ Travis Touchdown is in development for the Switch. The Wii era may be best known...

By Dalton Cooper on 13 January 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Uses About Half of Switch Memory

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Uses About Half of Switch Memory

Nintendo officially reveals the file size for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, and the game takes up almost half of the Switch’s hard drive space. Following last night’s reveal of T...

By Kyle Sledge on 13 January 2017
Nintendo Stock Drops After Switch Console Event

Nintendo Stock Drops After Switch Console Event

Nintendo stock prices drop six percent after the official Nintendo Switch event, leading some gamers and analysts to worry about the future and potential of the console. After months of wai...

By Boston Blake on 13 January 2017
Xbox Offers Congrats To Nintendo On Switch News

Xbox Offers Congrats To Nintendo On Switch News

A member of the Xbox team sent out a congratulatory message to Nintendo following its recent Switch event that revealed important details on the company’s latest console. Mike Ybarra, Xbox...

By Curt Hutson on 13 January 2017
Watch The Nintendo Switch Games Event Here

Watch The Nintendo Switch Games Event Here

Nintendo hosts a special Switch-themed Treehouse event after announcing the upcoming console’s price and release date. Watch along here and learn more about the launch titles. When Nintendo...

By Denny Connolly on 13 January 2017
Nintendo Switch Controllers Cost $80

Nintendo Switch Controllers Cost $80

After its official reveal event for the Nintendo Switch, a complete accessories list for the new console releases along side some higher than expected price points. After teasing its fan ba...

By Derek Nichols on 13 January 2017
Nintendo Switch Specs Revealed: 720p Screen, 32GB HDD

Nintendo Switch Specs Revealed: 720p Screen, 32GB HDD

Following the official reveal of the Switch in Japan, Nintendo releases the system’s official specs, including the tablet’s resolution and storage capacity. The Nintendo Switch was finally...

By Jason Gallagher on 13 January 2017
4Chan Post Leaked Info About Nintendo Switch Stream

4Chan Post Leaked Info About Nintendo Switch Stream

A 4Chan post leaks titles of several Nintendo Switch games a few hours before launch and gets most of them right, including Splatoon 2 and the new Zelda. One of the most hyped consoles in h...

By Fergus O'Sullivan on 13 January 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Special Editions Revealed

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Special Editions Revealed

In addition to the release date, Nintendo announces that a limited edition of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – dubbed the ‘Master Edition’ – will also be released. After nearly six...

By Alexander Pan on 13 January 2017
Nintendo Switch: Splatoon's Inklings Join Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

Nintendo Switch: Splatoon's Inklings Join Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

Nintendo shows off more of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe for Switch, highlighting a few new tracks for a revamped Battle Mode, and five new characters – including Splatoon’s Inklings. After ample hyp...

By Riley Little on 13 January 2017
Fire Emblem Warriors Announced

Fire Emblem Warriors Announced

Nintendo’s live event for their upcoming console, the Switch, revealed Fire Emblem Warriors amid a flurry of fresh, new titles coming to the console in the future. During the Switch event,...

By Curt Hutson on 13 January 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Gets Trailer & Release Date

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Gets Trailer & Release Date

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has finally got a release date as Nintendo drop a new trailer, announcing that the game will launch March 3, alongside the Switch. It’s been a long...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 13 January 2017
Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Announced For Nintendo Switch

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Announced For Nintendo Switch

During the Nintendo Switch presentation, Monolith Soft announces that Xenoblade Chronicles 2 will be making its way to the Big N’s upcoming new console. There were quite a few big announce...

By Alexander Pan on 13 January 2017
Splatoon 2 Trailer and Release Window

Splatoon 2 Trailer and Release Window

Splatoon 2 is officially announced for the Switch with a reveal trailer that confirms new weapons, outfits, game modes, and a summer 2017 release window. Splatoon has been a big hit at the...

By Denny Connolly on 13 January 2017
Nintendo Switch Battery Life

Nintendo Switch Battery Life

Nintendo reveals that the new Switch console battery life will vary between 2.5 and 6 hours while outside of the dock depending on the gameplay experience on offer. Since its announcement,...

By Anthony Taormina on 13 January 2017
Nintendo Online Paid Service Coming in Fall 2017

Nintendo Online Paid Service Coming in Fall 2017

The Nintendo Switch may be the main attraction of Nintendo’s Switch Presentation 2017, but the industry giant also announces a new paid Nintendo Online service is coming. The Nintendo Switc...

By Cody Gravelle on 13 January 2017
Nintendo Switch Release Date Revealed

Nintendo Switch Release Date Revealed

Nintendo finally confirms the launch date for its long-awaited Nintendo Switch console, giving gamers time to plan their schedules around the upcoming March release. For consumer, it has be...

By Riley Little on 13 January 2017
Nintendo Switch Price

Nintendo Switch Price

After months long speculation, Nintendo finally reveals the price of its new Switch console. The Nintendo Switch carries a suggested retail price of $299. There has been a lot of debate and...

By Anthony Taormina on 13 January 2017
Nintendo Switch Will Outsell the Wii U, Say Developers

Nintendo Switch Will Outsell the Wii U, Say Developers

Games developers express confidence that the Nintendo Switch will outsell the Wii U, though some are uncertain that the console’s portable tablet will be a hit with gamers. Since its releas...

By Jasmine Henry on 13 January 2017
Watch the Nintendo Switch Live Stream Presentation

Watch the Nintendo Switch Live Stream Presentation

The event has ended! Read full details on the Nintendo Switch Price and Nintendo Switch Release Date. Ever since Nintendo confirmed the official title of its console originally codenamed NX...

By Kyle Sledge on 13 January 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild March 2017 Release Leaked

Zelda: Breath of the Wild March 2017 Release Leaked

Ahead of tonight’s Nintendo Switch event, box art leaked from the GAME retail store suggests that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is launching in March 2017 after all. As the releas...

By Denny Connolly on 12 January 2017
Nintendo Switch Pre-Orders Will Go Live at NYC Store

Nintendo Switch Pre-Orders Will Go Live at NYC Store

Nintendo reveals that Switch console pre-orders will go live at its New York based store on January 13th at 9am, but there is no word if online retailers will follow Although retailers and...

By Anthony Taormina on 12 January 2017
Nintendo Switch Launch Guide: What You Need to Know

Nintendo Switch Launch Guide: What You Need to Know

Here is everything you need to know about the launch of Nintendo’s upcoming Nintendo Switch console, including its price, release date, launch lineup of games, and more.

By Dalton Cooper on 11 January 2017
Pokemon GO Study Estimates Over 144 Billion Steps Taken

Pokemon GO Study Estimates Over 144 Billion Steps Taken

A new Pokemon GO study emerges that calculates the number of steps taken by the mobile game’s players, with an estimate of an unbelievable 144 billion steps. Whether Pokemon GO is seen as o...

By Rob Gordon on 11 January 2017
Nintendo Switch Will Have a Pokemon Game

Nintendo Switch Will Have a Pokemon Game

A posting on GameStop teases that a new Pokemon game is in development for Nintendo Switch, possibly to be revealed during the console’s January 12th event. The big January 12th Nintendo Sw...

By Dalton Cooper on 10 January 2017
Pokemon GO is Too Dangerous for China, Claim Officials

Pokemon GO is Too Dangerous for China, Claim Officials

Much to the chagrin of Pokemon fans in China, the country officially bans Pokemon GO from its borders, citing the game as a major hazard to its citizens. Although Pokemon GO is a record-set...

By Jasmine Henry on 10 January 2017
Nvidia CEO says Nintendo Switch Will Blow You Away

Nvidia CEO says Nintendo Switch Will Blow You Away

In a recent interview, Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang spoke positively about the upcoming Nintendo Switch, singing its praises and claiming it will blow people away. Not a lot is known about the...

By Curt Hutson on 09 January 2017
Nintendo Switch Treehouse Event Will Focus on Upcoming Games

Nintendo Switch Treehouse Event Will Focus on Upcoming Games

Nintendo announces a Treehouse Live event for next Friday, January 13, where the Big N will provide fans with a more in-depth look at the Switch’s launch lineup. In less than one week, Nint...

By Jason Gallagher on 06 January 2017
Breath of the Wild to Have Beedle the Merchant Return?

Breath of the Wild to Have Beedle the Merchant Return?

Nintendo’s most recent post on its The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Facebook page may hint at the return of a familiar merchant from the series. The official Facebook page for The Le...

By Curt Hutson on 06 January 2017
App Store Revenues at $20 Billion Thanks to Pokemon GO

App Store Revenues at $20 Billion Thanks to Pokemon GO

Apple reveals that App Store revenues rose by 40 percent to $20 billion in 2016, and that Pokemon GO and Super Mario Run were significant factors in that. Augmented reality game Pokemon GO...

By Jasmine Henry on 06 January 2017
Pokemon Sun and Moon Character Modded Into Smash Bros

Pokemon Sun and Moon Character Modded Into Smash Bros

One gamer mods a fan-favorite character from Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon into the Wii U version of Super Smash Bros., while teasing work on some additional villains for inclusion. It’s alw...

By Riley Little on 04 January 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild - Everything We Know So Far

Zelda: Breath of the Wild - Everything We Know So Far

Updated 1/14/2017 Here’s everything we know so far about The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, the open world Zelda game for Wii U and Nintendo Switch set to release in 2017. The Legend of Zelda:...

By Dalton Cooper on 03 January 2017
Nintendo Switch: 10 Games We Want to See Revealed

Nintendo Switch: 10 Games We Want to See Revealed

With the special January 12th Nintendo Switch event right around the corner, we name 10 games we would like to see Nintendo reveal, including Metroid and Super Mario. While the Nintendo Swi...

By Dalton Cooper on 03 January 2017
Nintendo Switch May Not Get Current Gen Ports

Nintendo Switch May Not Get Current Gen Ports

Former Ubisoft rendering lead reveals the Nintendo Switch may not have the processing power to handle current generation game ports, which may hurt the console’s success. One of the most ex...

By Boston Blake on 01 January 2017
Apple's Siri Really Likes Super Mario Run

Apple's Siri Really Likes Super Mario Run

Fans have discovered that Apple’s now infamous Siri will actually answer questions about it playing Super Mario Run. Evidently, the A.I. quite likes Nintendo’s latest iOS offering. Many hav...

By Riley Little on 31 December 2016
Rumor: Red Dead Redemption 2, Mass Effect Not On Switch

Rumor: Red Dead Redemption 2, Mass Effect Not On Switch

Respected leaker and rumormonger Laura Dale is reporting that both Red Dead Redemption 2 and Mass Effect: Andromeda will not be made available on the Nintendo Switch. Speculation regarding...

By Rory Young on 30 December 2016
Pokemon Player Wins Online Battle Using Cosmog

Pokemon Player Wins Online Battle Using Cosmog

One tremendously skilled Pokemon player takes it upon himself to attempt a sweep using the Nebula Pokemon Cosmog, and actually succeeds, wiping the enemy team. Sweeping an enemy team with a...

By Sarah Fields on 30 December 2016
10 Must-Have Gifts for the Pokemon Fan in Your Life

10 Must-Have Gifts for the Pokemon Fan in Your Life

It can be challenging to find gifts for friends and family in your life, which is why Game Rant has put together a list featuring some of the very best ideas for Pokemon fans. For those tha...

By Riley Little on 29 December 2016
Mario Kart 64 Releases for Wii U on Thursday

Mario Kart 64 Releases for Wii U on Thursday

Nintendo finally brings Mario Kart 64 to the Wii U Virtual Console in North America, but does the timing have anything to do with the upcoming Switch event in January? With 2017 just around...

By Jason Gallagher on 29 December 2016
Pokemon GO Reference Appears in Doctor Who

Pokemon GO Reference Appears in Doctor Who

The Doctor Who Christmas special contains a nod to popular mobile game, Pokemon GO, getting a short mention and playing a small role in the episode’s plot. Pokemon GO continues to be a popu...

By Weston Albert on 29 December 2016
Kid Buys $250 of Pokemon Merch Using Mom's Thumbprint

Kid Buys $250 of Pokemon Merch Using Mom's Thumbprint

Six-year-old Ashlynd Howell from Arkansas starts out her career in Pokemon collecting early, using her mom’s fingerprint to go on an Amazon shopping spree. One young Pokemon fan has got eve...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 28 December 2016
Super Mario Run Loses 'Highest Grossing App' Title

Super Mario Run Loses 'Highest Grossing App' Title

Less than two weeks after its debut, Super Mario Run slips from its top spot being the “Highest Grossing App’ in the Apple App Store possibly due to its price tag. Super Mario Run received...

By Weston Albert on 28 December 2016
Super Mario Run Offers Free Gift

Super Mario Run Offers Free Gift

Nintendo celebrates Super Mario Run hitting 50 million downloads in a little more than a week by giving players a free gift just in time for the holidays. Super Mario Run is clearly a big h...

By Jason Gallagher on 25 December 2016
Super Mario Run Hits 40 Million Downloads

Super Mario Run Hits 40 Million Downloads

Super Mario Run, the popular iOS mobile game developed and published by Nintendo, hits another sales milestone by reaching 40 million downloads in just four days. After fully embracing the...

By Derek Nichols on 23 December 2016
10 Games That Deserve Nintendo Switch Ports

10 Games That Deserve Nintendo Switch Ports

Nintendo’s new console could offer new ways to experience the biggest video games in a brand new way and so Game Rant has put together a Nintendo Switch port wishlist.

By Jasmine Henry on 23 December 2016
Super Mario Run Adds New Game Mode

Super Mario Run Adds New Game Mode

Super Mario Run adds a new game mode called “Friendly Run,” but it offers no rewards and is incredibly limited for those who haven’t paid to unlock the full game. After less than a week of...

By Jasmine Henry on 21 December 2016
Niantic Shares Crazy Pokemon GO User Stats

Niantic Shares Crazy Pokemon GO User Stats

Pokemon GO users rack up some insane statistics while playing the game, including walking far enough to encompass a large portion of the solar system. For those who thought Pokemon GO was...

By Weston Albert on 21 December 2016
Super Mario Run Makes $14 Million in First Three Days

Super Mario Run Makes $14 Million in First Three Days

Super Mario Run makes $14 million in its first three days of availability, with just over 1 million players paying to unlock the full game, says analytics firm App Annie. Nintendo’s new mo...

By Jasmine Henry on 20 December 2016
Nintendo Stocks Drop After Super Mario Run Reviews

Nintendo Stocks Drop After Super Mario Run Reviews

Despite the successful launch of Super Mario Run in North America, Nintendo stocks are down as investors worry about the high price and future content of the game. It’s been a roller-coaste...

By Boston Blake on 20 December 2016
Nintendo Switch Runs Much Faster When Docked

Nintendo Switch Runs Much Faster When Docked

The Nintendo Switch CPU and GPU speeds leak and suggest that the undocked version of the upcoming console is much less powerful than the docked mode. The Nintendo Switch’s greatest strength...

By Denny Connolly on 20 December 2016
Pokemon Generations Episode Features Essentia

Pokemon Generations Episode Features Essentia

The end of Pokemon Generations is nearly here, but not before we get a look at the post-game content of Gen 6, with Looker’s encounter with the mysterious Essentia. It’s coming up to the fi...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 18 December 2016
Pokemon GO Still Coming to Apple Watch

Pokemon GO Still Coming to Apple Watch

Amid speculation that Pokemon GO is being dropped from development for the Apple Watch, Apple confirms that the mobile title is still planned for a release on the device. There have been pl...

By Rob Gordon on 17 December 2016
NES Classic is Selling Almost 6 Times as Fast as Wii U

NES Classic is Selling Almost 6 Times as Fast as Wii U

The NES Classic sells an impressive 196,000 units in the US in the month of November, significantly outpacing the sales of Nintendo’s eighth generation Wii U console. Nintendo once had high...

By Dalton Cooper on 17 December 2016
Nintendo Switch Tour Includes 6 North American Cities

Nintendo Switch Tour Includes 6 North American Cities

Nintendo plans a kick-off tour for the Nintendo Switch to follow its reveal stream, with a plan to take the console to six cities across the U.S. and Canada for gamers to try it out. Plenty...

By Sarah Fields on 17 December 2016
Bill Gates is the Best Secret Santa Ever

Bill Gates is the Best Secret Santa Ever

One Redditor got burned in last year’s Secret Santa, so good guy Bill Gates takes it upon himself to make up for it with a super special Christmas gift. Bill Gates has made a name for himse...

By Sarah Fields on 17 December 2016
Super Mario Run: How to Unlock More Playable Characters

Super Mario Run: How to Unlock More Playable Characters

Super Mario Run features Toad, Luigi, Princess Peach, Yoshi and Toadette as playable characters, with the characters having special skills and having special unlock requirements. As advert...

By Jasmine Henry on 15 December 2016
Super Mario Run Launches Today

Super Mario Run Launches Today

Today’s the day that classic hero Mario finally arrives on smartphone, with Super Mario Run set to launch in the next few hours for iPhone users everywhere. Nintendo’s next smartphone game,...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 15 December 2016
Pokemon GO is Google's Most Popular Search of 2016

Pokemon GO is Google's Most Popular Search of 2016

Google reveals its most popular search terms of 2016, with Niantic’s hugely successful mobile title Pokemon GO topping the list of the most searched terms worldwide. At least from a popular...

By Rob Gordon on 15 December 2016
Pokemon GO: How to Make Raichu Wear A Santa Hat

Pokemon GO: How to Make Raichu Wear A Santa Hat

The holiday update for Pokemon GO is well underway, allowing fans to go out and capture a festive Pikachu. But there’s a way to secure a Santa hat-wearing Raichu as well. The holiday season...

By Riley Little on 15 December 2016
Report: Nintendo Switch is Less Powerful Than PS4

Report: Nintendo Switch is Less Powerful Than PS4

Sources reveal that the Nintendo Switch is actually less powerful than the three year old launch version of the PlayStation 4, thanks to outdated processor architecture. For the last few ge...

By Denny Connolly on 15 December 2016
Pokemon Battles Look Awesome in Unreal Engine 4

Pokemon Battles Look Awesome in Unreal Engine 4

One curious video game fan uses Unreal Engine 4 to stage the beginning of a battle between two different creatures from Pokemon and the results look decidedly awesome. Ever since the first...

By Kyle Sledge on 14 December 2016
8 Super Mario Run Alternatives for iOS and Android

8 Super Mario Run Alternatives for iOS and Android

As Nintendo’s new mobile game costs $10 to unlock completely and won’t launch on Android until 2017, Game Rant has put together a list of Super Mario Run alternatives. Nintendo’s mobile pla...

By Jasmine Henry on 14 December 2016
Pokemon GO Guide: How to Catch Baby Pokemon

Pokemon GO Guide: How to Catch Baby Pokemon

Niantic adds seven baby Pokemon to Pokemon GO, but trainers will have to work to add them to their collections. Check out Game Rant’s guide for collecting all the baby Pokemon. Pokemon GO d...

By Sarah Fields on 14 December 2016
Pokemon GO Guide: How to Catch Santa Hat Pikachu

Pokemon GO Guide: How to Catch Santa Hat Pikachu

For its holiday event, Niantic puts a Santa hat on Pikachu in Pokemon GO. Here’s where to find Santa Hat Pikachu in the game and the easiest way to catch it. After a successful Halloween ev...

By Dalton Cooper on 13 December 2016
Miyamoto Plays Super Mario Run While Eating Cake

Miyamoto Plays Super Mario Run While Eating Cake

The Japanese video game designer and producer Shigeru Miyamoto plays the forthcoming mobile game Super Mario Run while eating cakes of different sizes. Recently, Shigeru Miyamoto wore a sam...

By Kyle Sledge on 13 December 2016
Nintendo Switch Release Date, Price Reveal Details

Nintendo Switch Release Date, Price Reveal Details

The Nintendo Switch has a reveal stream set for January 12 where gamers will finally find out the upcoming console’s release date and price – here’s when to tune in. A couple of weeks ago N...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 13 December 2016
Shigeru Miyamoto Teases More Pikmin and Star Fox Games

Shigeru Miyamoto Teases More Pikmin and Star Fox Games

Shigeru Miyamoto states that he wishes Pikmin and Star Fox were bigger hits before teasing that he’ll have to put “more energy” into the characters in the future. Between playing Super Mari...

By Alexander Pan on 13 December 2016
Pokemon GO Announces New Pokemon

Pokemon GO Announces New Pokemon

Niantic reveals new Pokemon coming to Pokemon GO, including Pichu and Togepi, which can be hatched from eggs that players pick up from Pokestops in their communities. Last week, developer N...

By Boston Blake on 12 December 2016
Pokemon Sun & Moon: 5 Competitive Tips From a Champion

Pokemon Sun & Moon: 5 Competitive Tips From a Champion

We chatted with Bennett Piercy, the Senior Division at the National Pokémon Championships in Indiana in 2015, and got the scoop on battling competitively in Pokemon Sun and Moon. There’s no...

By Riley Little on 12 December 2016
Super Mario World Theme Park in Universal Japan

Super Mario World Theme Park in Universal Japan

Universal Studio Theme Parks’ announces its first Nintendo-themed attraction, Super Nintendo World, which will be opening first in Universal Japan in 2020. Nintendo confirmed through its of...

By Curt Hutson on 12 December 2016
Super Mario Run Requires Internet Connection

Super Mario Run Requires Internet Connection

Super Mario Run is coming to iOS devices next week, but an always-online guarantee might mean that some fans stay away from Mario’s debut on smartphones. Unfortunately for those looking fo...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 11 December 2016
Why Nintendo's New Console is Called Switch

Why Nintendo's New Console is Called Switch

A Nintendo spokesperson reveals why the company decided to name its new console Nintendo Switch, offering two different reasons why the name was chosen. Following its reveal trailer, Ninten...

By Dalton Cooper on 09 December 2016
Nintendo Switch to Support GameCube Virtual Console, Says Report

Nintendo Switch to Support GameCube Virtual Console, Says Report

The Nintendo Switch is reportedly set to have GameCube Virtual Console support, with Super Smash Bros. Melee, Luigi’s Mansion, and Super Mario Sunshine being tested. Although Nintendo isn’t...

By Jasmine Henry on 09 December 2016
Pokemon GO and Starbucks Partnership Is Official

Pokemon GO and Starbucks Partnership Is Official

Pokemon GO developer Niantic confirms that the mobile title’s partnership with Starbucks is now official, bringing with it thousands more Pokestops for players to use. The partnership betw...

By Rob Gordon on 09 December 2016
Super Mario Run to Make Over $70M In First Month

Super Mario Run to Make Over $70M In First Month

According to analysts, Nintendo’s upcoming mobile platformer Super Mario Run is set to make $71 million in its first month, putting it behind Pokemon GO and Clash Royale. Super Mario Run, N...

By Jasmine Henry on 09 December 2016
Super Mario Run Gets a Speedy Live-Action Trailer

Super Mario Run Gets a Speedy Live-Action Trailer

Nintendo releases a live-action Super Mario Run trailer, showcasing the spirit of the game and its fast-paced, coin-collecting gameplay ahead of its release on iOS. With over 20 million iOS...

By Jasmine Henry on 08 December 2016
The Legend of Zelda Gets Official Pocket Watches

The Legend of Zelda Gets Official Pocket Watches

Pre-orders open for a pair of pocket watches based off of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, featuring concept art and classic imagery from the game series. As a critically-acclaimed...

By Sarah Fields on 08 December 2016
New Pokemon Confirmed for Pokemon GO

New Pokemon Confirmed for Pokemon GO

Niantic, Inc. officially confirms that brand new Pokemon are going to be on their way to Pokemon GO, with more details set to follow within the next week. If there was any one reason that P...

By Brad Jones on 07 December 2016
Pokemon Sun and Moon Easter Eggs Guide

Pokemon Sun and Moon Easter Eggs Guide

Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon are games designed to celebrate twenty years of Pokemon, but they’re also full of Easter eggs celebrating other pop culture moments too. Pokemon Sun and Pokemo...

By Cody Gravelle on 01 December 2016
Pokemon Sun and Moon Sales Cross 3.7 Million

Pokemon Sun and Moon Sales Cross 3.7 Million

Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon are setting sales records for the franchise in North America, crossing 3.7 million copies sold just two weeks after launching. Pokemon has always been, and con...

By Rory Young on 01 December 2016
Pokemon Sun and Moon: Where to Find Ultra Beasts

Pokemon Sun and Moon: Where to Find Ultra Beasts

Finding all of the Ultra Beasts in Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon is no easy task, so we’ve compiled a handy guide on where each Alola Region Ultra Beast can be found! Once intrepid Pokemon a...

By John Jacques on 27 November 2016
Pokemon Sun and Moon: Where to Find All 100 TMs

Pokemon Sun and Moon: Where to Find All 100 TMs

Pokemon Sun and Moon has 100 TMs hidden throughout the Alola Region and players can use them to make their team more powerful. Here is where you can find every one. Like most games in the...

By Denny Connolly on 24 November 2016
Pokemon GO Upgraded 'Nearby' Feature Hits More Regions

Pokemon GO Upgraded 'Nearby' Feature Hits More Regions

Niantic confirms that the new tracker tool for Pokemon GO is starting to roll out to other regions for additional testing before it’s released to the masses. When Pokemon GO launched, it ha...

By Dalton Cooper on 23 November 2016
Where to Catch Pichu in Pokemon Sun and Moon

Where to Catch Pichu in Pokemon Sun and Moon

Here’s how to find and capture the fan favorite pocket monster Pichu for trainers venturing out into the world of Pokemon Sun and Moon. It’s no secret that the overarching aim of any new Po...

By Brad Jones on 22 November 2016
Pokemon Sun and Moon Evolution Guide

Pokemon Sun and Moon Evolution Guide

Pokemon Sun and Moon are out now and we’ve put together a relatively spoiler-free list of all the new evolutions that are present in the newly-released games. The highly-anticipated Pokemo...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 22 November 2016
Pokemon GO Boosts Combat Power for Select Pokemon

Pokemon GO Boosts Combat Power for Select Pokemon

Niantic reveals that some Pokemon have had their Combat Power adjusted in Pokemon GO, and data miners uncover what players can expect from the change. Some Pokemon always have the upper han...

By Sarah Fields on 21 November 2016
Pokemon GO Gets Double XP Event for Thanksgiving

Pokemon GO Gets Double XP Event for Thanksgiving

As a way to say ‘thank you’ to Pokemon GO fans that made it one of the biggest video games of 2016, Niantic is launching a double XP Thanksgiving event. This past summer was huge for Nianti...

By Dalton Cooper on 21 November 2016
Pokemon Sun/Moon Take Longer to Load on Standard 3DS

Pokemon Sun/Moon Take Longer to Load on Standard 3DS

According to a side-by-side comparison video, the recently released Pokemon Sun and Moon take longer to load on a standard 3DS versus the New Nintendo 3DS. With Pokemon Sun and Moon having...

By Kyle Sledge on 21 November 2016
Todd Howard Talks Nintendo Switch

Todd Howard Talks Nintendo Switch

The head of Bethesda Game Studios, Todd Howard, discusses the upcoming Nintendo Switch console, offering glowing praise for Nintendo’s innovative new system. In the Nintendo Switch reveal t...

By Dalton Cooper on 21 November 2016
Pokemon GO May Have Added Ditto Finally

Pokemon GO May Have Added Ditto Finally

The dataminers at The Silph Road are back at it again, and it appears that Pokemon GO‘s latest update might finally include the arrival of the highly sought-after Ditto. It might feel like ...

By Cody Gravelle on 21 November 2016
Pokemon Sun and Moon: How to Transfer Ash-Greninja

Pokemon Sun and Moon: How to Transfer Ash-Greninja

Follow this guide to find out how to transfer the powerful and special Ash-Greninja from the Pokemon Sun/Moon 3DS demo to the full version of the game. The Pokemon franchise continues to be...

By Derek Nichols on 21 November 2016
Pokemon Sun and Moon: Where to Final All Zygarde Cells

Pokemon Sun and Moon: Where to Final All Zygarde Cells

Having trouble finding enough cells to create Zygarde’s final form? Here’s a helpful Pokemon Sun and Moon guide that details the location of every Zygarde cell in Alola. Pokemon Sun and Pok...

By Cody Gravelle on 21 November 2016
Pokemon Sun and Moon Guide: How to Get Shiny Starter Pokemon

Pokemon Sun and Moon Guide: How to Get Shiny Starter Pokemon

Pokemon Sun and Moon players can start the game off with a shiny Rowlet, Litten, or Popplio starter; but the task is going to take some serious grinding. Pokemon Sun and Moon have been out...

By Denny Connolly on 21 November 2016
Nintendo Switch Motion Controllers Leaked by GameStop

Nintendo Switch Motion Controllers Leaked by GameStop

While speaking to investors about its quarterly financials, GameStop CEO Paul Raines accidentally outs the existence of motion controllers for the Nintendo Switch. Since the incredible sale...

By Dalton Cooper on 20 November 2016
Pokemon GO Guide: How to Catch Ditto

Pokemon GO Guide: How to Catch Ditto

Niantic finally releases Ditto into the wild in Pokemon GO, but catching it isn’t so easy. Check out Game Rant’s guide to adding Ditto to a Pokemon collection. Fans of Pokemon GO have been...

By Sarah Fields on 20 November 2016
Nintendo Reveals Game Deals for Black Friday

Nintendo Reveals Game Deals for Black Friday

Nintendo announces a wide variety of video game deals for Wii U and 3DS, with big discounts up for grabs for titles such as Super Mario Maker, Splatoon, and Minecraft: Wii U Edition.

By Rob Gordon on 20 November 2016
Pokemon GO May Now Have Shiny Pokemon Variants

Pokemon GO May Now Have Shiny Pokemon Variants

A new datamining effort from the team at The Silph Road indicates that Pokemon GO may be implementing rare “shiny” variants of Pokemon in-game very soon. Pokemon GO might have made a name f...

By Cody Gravelle on 20 November 2016
Pokemon Sun and Moon: Which Starter Is Right For You?

Pokemon Sun and Moon: Which Starter Is Right For You?

Players are able to choose either Rowlet, Litten, or Popplio when they start their adventure in Sun and Moon, but which Pokemon makes the most sense for their team? It’s one of the toughest...

By Riley Little on 19 November 2016
Pokemon Generations Features Gym Leaders Vs Team Plasma

Pokemon Generations Features Gym Leaders Vs Team Plasma

Episode thirteen of Pokemon Generations is out now, showing an epic battle between the gym leaders of the Unova region and the incredible might of Team Plasma. The newest episode of Pokemon...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 19 November 2016
Nintendo Switch Mario/Raving Rabbids Launch Title

Nintendo Switch Mario/Raving Rabbids Launch Title

According to a new report, Ubisoft and Nintendo are currently developing a Mario/Raving Rabbids turn-based RPG that will be a Nintendo Switch launch title. Nintendo’s upcoming console, the...

By Jasmine Henry on 19 November 2016
eBay Sold 1 NES Classic Edition Every 18s at Launch

eBay Sold 1 NES Classic Edition Every 18s at Launch

According to eBay, the bidding site sold one NES Classic Console every 18 seconds on the device’s launch day after U.S. retailers completely ran out of stock. Anyone dying to get their hand...

By Curt Hutson on 19 November 2016
Super Mario Maker For Nintendo 3DS Review

Super Mario Maker For Nintendo 3DS Review

Nintendo’s port of Super Mario Maker is a great distraction for those that missed out on the Wii U installment, but it is lacking when compared to the console iteration. Upon the announceme...

By Riley Little on 17 November 2016
Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon Review

Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon Review

Hoping to change things up, Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon offer one of the most radical departures from the series’ longstanding formula. Fortunately, the gamble has paid off. If every facet...

By Riley Little on 16 November 2016
Rumor Patrol: Zelda Won't Release in March 2017

Rumor Patrol: Zelda Won't Release in March 2017

A new rumor claims The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild will be delayed past its current March 2017 launch window due to issues with localizing the game. Although only a handful of games...

By Boston Blake on 15 November 2016
Mario Party: Star Rush Review

Mario Party: Star Rush Review

Mario Party: Star Rush does a lot to recreate the feeling of couch-based multiplayer and pioneers with a handful of new modes, but succumbs to its portable limitations in time. The origina...

By Riley Little on 07 November 2016
Pokemon GO: Users Report Eevees Hatch From 5k Eggs

Pokemon GO: Users Report Eevees Hatch From 5k Eggs

Niantic might be on a roll with the developer’s recent changes to Pokemon GO. After its Halloween event, it appears Eevee is now hatchable from 5k eggs instead of 10k ones. Every time Pokem...

By Cody Gravelle on 03 November 2016
Original Pokemon Cards Make Their Nostalgic Return

Original Pokemon Cards Make Their Nostalgic Return

The Pokemon Company has brought back revamped versions of the original Pokemon cards, providing fans with another opportunity to score that coveted holographic Charizard. Kids growing up in...

By Riley Little on 02 November 2016
Pokken Tournament: Croagunk Joins The Roster

Pokken Tournament: Croagunk Joins The Roster

After ample speculation, the latest fighter joining the roster of Pokken Tournament has been revealed, and it’s – rather surprisingly – the toxic frog Pokemon, Croagunk. Following the revea...

By Riley Little on 01 November 2016
Pokemon GO Revenue Up Due to Halloween Event

Pokemon GO Revenue Up Due to Halloween Event

Mobile app analysis firm SensorTower reveals that popular mobile game Pokemon GO saw a significant boost in revenue during its recent Halloween event. After skyrocketing to popularity this...

By Dalton Cooper on 01 November 2016
Nintendo Switch Has a 720p Multi-Touch Screen

Nintendo Switch Has a 720p Multi-Touch Screen

A new report claims that the Nintendo Switch’s portable screen will feature a 720p display and that it will be Nintendo’s first capacitive multi-touch screen. Last week’s Nintendo Switch r...

By Sarah Fields on 28 October 2016
Super Mario Run Will Be Partly Free to Play

Super Mario Run Will Be Partly Free to Play

During a financial briefing, Nintendo confirms that mobile game Super Mario Run will be partly free to play and that friends from Miitomo can be carried over. Announced as part of Nintendo...

By Jasmine Henry on 28 October 2016
Pokemon Sun & Moon Are Biggest Nintendo Pre-Orders Ever

Pokemon Sun & Moon Are Biggest Nintendo Pre-Orders Ever

Nintendo announces that the upcoming Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon are the most pre-ordered games in the company’s longstanding history, shattering existing records. It’s odd to think that P...

By Riley Little on 27 October 2016
Pokemon Sun and Moon Demo Downloaded 3.5 Million Times

Pokemon Sun and Moon Demo Downloaded 3.5 Million Times

Nintendo officially announces that the demo for its forthcoming RPG titles Pokemon Sun and Moon surpasses 3.5 million downloads since its availability. It’s no secret that plenty of fans h...

By Kyle Sledge on 27 October 2016
Nintendo Plans To Ship 2 Million Switch Units In March

Nintendo Plans To Ship 2 Million Switch Units In March

During a financial briefing, Nintendo reveals that it expects to ship 2 million Nintendo Switch units by March 2017, though analysts express concern about the figure. Following the announce...

By Jasmine Henry on 26 October 2016
Paper Mario: Color Splash Review

Paper Mario: Color Splash Review

Paper Mario: Color Splash is the best looking installment in the series, offering the most immersive world to-date. Still, its battle system suffers in a misguided bid to innovate.

By Riley Little on 21 October 2016
New Mario Game Confirmed for Nintendo Switch

New Mario Game Confirmed for Nintendo Switch

Nintendo’s Switch reveal included several games likely targeting release on the new console, including a new Mario game that may feature an open world. Earlier today, Nintendo debuted the N...

By Anthony Taormina on 20 October 2016
Mythical Pokemon Volcanion Codes Hit GameStop and GAME

Mythical Pokemon Volcanion Codes Hit GameStop and GAME

GameStop and GAME offer a special download code that will allow players with copies of Pokemon X & Y or Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire to receive a Volcanion. Catching ’em all in the Pok...

By Sarah Fields on 12 October 2016
Yo-Kai Watch 2: Bony Spirits Review

Yo-Kai Watch 2: Bony Spirits Review

The arrival of Yo-Kai Watch 2: Bony Spirits provides fans with a familiar experience that changes very, very little when compared to the first iteration of the series. Initially billed as...

By Riley Little on 09 October 2016
Pokemon GO: Pokemon Gym Encounters Now Count As 'Seen'

Pokemon GO: Pokemon Gym Encounters Now Count As 'Seen'

Niantic quietly rolls out a Pokemon GO tweak, causing the Pokedex to record encounters with Pokemon in Gyms in addition to the existing wild Pokemon encounters. Although Niantic generally a...

By Sarah Fields on 08 October 2016
Pokemon GO Will Make Catching Rare Pokemon Easier

Pokemon GO Will Make Catching Rare Pokemon Easier

A new update is set to come to Pokemon GO, bringing with it the ability to raise capture rates for Pokemon by catching many creatures of the same type. Capture rates in Pokemon GO have alwa...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 08 October 2016
10 Biggest Video Game Hoaxes

10 Biggest Video Game Hoaxes

Game Rant takes a look back at the biggest hoaxes in video game history, from mysterious characters and hidden game modes through to fabricated new consoles and devices. With all of the com...

By Rob Gordon on 04 October 2016
10 Video Game Rivalries Fiercer Than Trump and Clinton

10 Video Game Rivalries Fiercer Than Trump and Clinton

People all over the world are following the fierce political rivalry between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, but these 10 video game rivalries are even fiercer. Every four years in the Un...

By Dalton Cooper on 01 October 2016
Dragon Quest 7: Fragments of the Forgotten Past Review

Dragon Quest 7: Fragments of the Forgotten Past Review

Dragon Quest 7: Fragments of the Forgotten Past is an engaging remake of a well-liked classic that brings some much needed paint and portability to the overly long game. In 2016, gamers ha...

By Riley Little on 01 October 2016
Nintendo NX Price and Release Date Posted on Tesco Site

Nintendo NX Price and Release Date Posted on Tesco Site

British superstore Tesco posts a listing for the Nintendo NX with a release date much earlier than expected and a price tag that seems a bit high for a Nintendo console. Nintendo confirmed...

By Denny Connolly on 26 September 2016
Pokemon GO Patch Brings Back Capture Map

Pokemon GO Patch Brings Back Capture Map

New Pokemon GO update in the works, Niantic claims that update will bring back the Capture Location feature, as well as fix issues with Pokemon GO Plus. Niantic released Pokemon GO Plus a w...

By Fred Harvey on 23 September 2016
Pokemon GO: Region Exclusive Pokemon Clarified

Pokemon GO: Region Exclusive Pokemon Clarified

Niantic CEO John Hanke responds to a fan on Twitter, clarifying whether or not region-exclusive Pokemon in Pokemon GO can be hatched from eggs anywhere in the world. Even after one dedicate...

By Dalton Cooper on 22 September 2016
Pokemon Sun and Moon: All the New Pokemon

Pokemon Sun and Moon: All the New Pokemon

Updated 9/21/2016 A complete list of all the new Pokemon revealed for Pokemon Sun and Moon so far, including Alola-specific creatures, Alolan form Pokemon, Ultra Beasts, and more! Whenever new main s...

By Dalton Cooper on 18 September 2016
Pokemon GO Plus Having Issues on Android

Pokemon GO Plus Having Issues on Android

It seems that Android users are being left behind by Niantic again, as the newly-released Pokemon GO Plus devices are having issues with many smartphones. Ever since the release of Niantic’...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 17 September 2016
Rumor Patrol: New Legend of Zelda Release Date Leaked?

Rumor Patrol: New Legend of Zelda Release Date Leaked?

The source code of Nintendo’s European websites has potentially leaked the release date of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild‘s amiibos and possibly the game itself. While news regardi...

By Cody Gravelle on 17 September 2016
Kingdom Hearts' Sora Gets Modded into Super Smash Bros.

Kingdom Hearts' Sora Gets Modded into Super Smash Bros.

A couple of modders for Nintendo’s popular fighting game Super Smash Bros. for Wii U create Kingdom Hearts‘ protagonist Sora as a playable character for the title. When Nintendo polled its...

By Kyle Sledge on 13 September 2016
Nintendo Sends Zelda Fan Package in Honor of Brother

Nintendo Sends Zelda Fan Package in Honor of Brother

Nintendo sends Legend of Zelda fan a care package of game memorabilia after fan sends Nintendo a letter detailing his brother’s love for the Zelda franchise. Gaming has a way of bringing pe...

By Boston Blake on 12 September 2016
Report: Pokemon GO Paying Player Total Has Dropped 79%

Report: Pokemon GO Paying Player Total Has Dropped 79%

Despite dropping a whopping 79% in paying players since its peak in mid-July, Pokemon GO still remains the most profitable mobile game currently on the marketplace. Despite many writing off...

By Riley Little on 11 September 2016
Pokemon Sun & Moon: 10 Pokemon That Deserve Alola Forms

Pokemon Sun & Moon: 10 Pokemon That Deserve Alola Forms

Game Rant takes a look at the Alola forms for beloved Pocket Monsters in Pokemon Sun and Moon, drumming up a list of 10 original creatures that deserve some of the limelight. As two of the...

By Riley Little on 07 September 2016
Dolphin Emulator Now Supports Entire GameCube Library

Dolphin Emulator Now Supports Entire GameCube Library

The seemingly never-ending Dolphin emulation project, an emulator that replicates Nintendo’s GameCube, may finally be complete – the console’s entire library is now playable. Although the e...

By Cody Gravelle on 06 September 2016
Sony CEO: Pokemon GO is a 'Game-Changer'

Sony CEO: Pokemon GO is a 'Game-Changer'

Kaz Hirai, CEO of Sony, reveals plans for the company to pursue mobile gaming ‘aggressively’, while praising the success of Pokemon GO as a prime example of how to achieve success. There’s...

By Riley Little on 05 September 2016
Nintendo Officially Shuts Down Metroid 2 Fan Remake

Nintendo Officially Shuts Down Metroid 2 Fan Remake

Nintendo has a popular fan-made remake of Metroid 2 shuttered, leaving the game’s development team without any means of resurrecting the project whatsoever. If there’s one company notorious...

By Riley Little on 05 September 2016
Latest Round of Nintendo NX Hardware Rumors

Latest Round of Nintendo NX Hardware Rumors

Two more reputable online rumormongers are sharing hardware details for Nintendo’s upcoming console release, the NX, including that it may be region free. Nintendo continues to hold off on...

By Rory Young on 01 September 2016
Pokemon GO Dev Will Reverse Some Bans

Pokemon GO Dev Will Reverse Some Bans

Pokemon GO developer Niantic reveals that some banned players who used third-party apps to view Pokemon spawning areas will have their access to the game restored. Many gamers were shocked...

By Sarah Fields on 30 August 2016
New Nintendo 3DS XL Galaxy Model Releasing This Week

New Nintendo 3DS XL Galaxy Model Releasing This Week

Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime reveals the Galaxy Style New Nintendo 3DS XL, which features the image of a lavender galaxy on the replaceable plate. In addition to multiple...

By Sarah Fields on 27 August 2016
NX Must Have 'Continuous Beat of Great New Games'

NX Must Have 'Continuous Beat of Great New Games'

To ensure the Nintendo NX’s success, Reggie Fils-Aime says Nintendo must communicate the NX’s uniqueness and release a “continuous beat of great new games.” Nintendo stands at the precipice...

By Rory Young on 27 August 2016
Nintendo Discusses Theme Park Plans

Nintendo Discusses Theme Park Plans

Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime talks about the upcoming team-up between Nintendo and Universal Studios, offering a positive update on the project. Whether it’s through the o...

By Rob Gordon on 27 August 2016
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Video is All About Arrows

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Video is All About Arrows

Nintendo of America’s latest video for its forthcoming The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild covers the different types of arrows Link uses within the game. Following Nintendo of Americ...

By Kyle Sledge on 27 August 2016
No Mario's Sky Fan Game Shut Down By Nintendo

No Mario's Sky Fan Game Shut Down By Nintendo

ASMB, the developer behind the fan game mash-up No Mario’s Sky receives a takedown notice from Nintendo, but chooses to repurpose the game instead of killing it. Although many have consider...

By Sarah Fields on 26 August 2016
Super Mario Meets No Man's Sky

Super Mario Meets No Man's Sky

A small team of gamers combines the recently released No Man’s Sky with Nintendo’s very own Super Mario, with the results being rather impressive for a game made in only 72 hours. Once one...

By Riley Little on 26 August 2016
Pokemon GO Has Lost Over 15 Million Daily Users

Pokemon GO Has Lost Over 15 Million Daily Users

According to a report from Axiom Capital Management, Pokemon GO has lost more than 15 million daily users, accounting for a third of the game’s peak player numbers. Since it first launche...

By Boston Blake on 24 August 2016
Paper Mario: Color Splash Revealed for Wii U

Paper Mario: Color Splash Revealed for Wii U

Nintendo reveals a brand new Paper Mario title, with the paint and color-themed Paper Mario: Color Splash expected to be released for Wii U this year.

By Rob Gordon on 21 August 2016
Star Fox Zero Review

Star Fox Zero Review

Star Fox Zero reunites gamers with its beloved cast of characters, and although it’s not always a smooth flight, there’s a lot to love about this new take on a familiar formula.

By Riley Little on 20 August 2016
Watch the Official Star Fox Zero Animated Short Here

Watch the Official Star Fox Zero Animated Short Here

Nintendo releases a brief anime based on Star Fox Zero, featuring all of the beloved animal pilots from the main game. It’s actually quite good and can be watched here.

By Riley Little on 20 August 2016
Nintendo Tried to Make A Transforming Arwing Amiibo

Nintendo Tried to Make A Transforming Arwing Amiibo

Nintendo says the company tried to create an Arwing amiibo that would have launched with Star Fox Zero, but despite numerous tries they weren’t able to complete it.

By Weston Albert on 20 August 2016
Shigeru Miyamoto's Favorite Movie of 2015 Was Star Wars

Shigeru Miyamoto's Favorite Movie of 2015 Was Star Wars

Shigeru Miyamoto, famed creator of some of Nintendo’s greatest game franchises, says his favorite movie of last year was the newest Star Wars film, The Force Awakens.

By Weston Albert on 20 August 2016
Pokemon GO Hit With Class Action Lawsuit

Pokemon GO Hit With Class Action Lawsuit

Niantic, Nintendo and The Pokemon Company face a class-action lawsuit from a couple who are upset about Pokemon GO players trespassing on their property. About two weeks ago, Pokemon GO d...

By Jason Gallagher on 17 August 2016
Pokemon Uranium Taken Down After Nintendo Notices

Pokemon Uranium Taken Down After Nintendo Notices

After the release of Pokemon Uranium just a few days ago, the development team removes the fan-made game due to multiple takedown notices from Nintendo. Fan-made video game projects are usually made...

By Alexander Pan on 13 August 2016
Pokemon GO Update Adds New Tracking & More

Pokemon GO Update Adds New Tracking & More

Pokemon GO receives a new update which fixes a variety of bugs, brings back the use of the battery saver for iPhone players, and tweaks the Pokemon tracker. Niantic has continued to roll...

By Sarah Fields on 10 August 2016
Pokemon GO Players in Florida Being Stalked by a Clown

Pokemon GO Players in Florida Being Stalked by a Clown

Wrinkles the Clown, a deranged performer that can be hired to scare people as a prank, is seen stalking unsuspecting Pokemon GO players in southwest Florida. Over the past couple of years, a creepy p...

By Dalton Cooper on 10 August 2016
New Pokemon and Alolan Forms Leak

New Pokemon and Alolan Forms Leak

Pokemon Sun and Moon will see even more classic creatures getting new Alolan forms as Meowth and Marowak join the party – alongside several never-seen-before Pokemon. Japanese magazine C...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 09 August 2016
Pokemon GO's Improved Tracker Tool is in Beta Testing

Pokemon GO's Improved Tracker Tool is in Beta Testing

Niantic’s latest Pokemon GO update introduces a new iteration of the ‘nearby’ monster tracking system — but not all players have access to the feature just yet. When Niantic removed the footstep trac...

By Brad Jones on 09 August 2016
Metroid Prime: Federation Force Gets Release Date

Metroid Prime: Federation Force Gets Release Date

Nintendo reveals the release date for the controversial Metroid spinoff game Metroid Prime: Federation Force, which will be available this summer for 3DS.

By Dalton Cooper on 09 August 2016
Pokemon GO: Closer Look At New Tracking Tool

Pokemon GO: Closer Look At New Tracking Tool

A new update just rolled out for Pokemon GO that fixes several important issues and implements a new tracking feature only available to a small group of players. Niantic released a new up...

By Curt Hutson on 09 August 2016
Bethesda to Make Games for Nintendo NX?

Bethesda to Make Games for Nintendo NX?

Bethesda Game Studios reveals the potential for its developers to eventually release games for the Nintendo NX should it make sense for both companies. With Quakecon 2016 having just rece...

By Kyle Sledge on 09 August 2016
Pokemon GO Guide: How To Use The New Sightings Tool

Pokemon GO Guide: How To Use The New Sightings Tool

The latest Pokemon GO patch replaced the Nearby tracking tool with a new tool called Sightings. Here is how to use it to attempt to find the Pokemon near you. Pokemon GO got off to an ama...

By Denny Connolly on 09 August 2016
Twitch Bans Pokemon GO Streams That Use Cheats

Twitch Bans Pokemon GO Streams That Use Cheats

Twitch announces that users using cheats for their streams of mobile title Pokemon GO will be on the receiving end of punishment, up to and including bans. Online streaming service Twitch...

By Rob Gordon on 08 August 2016
Nintendo Shuts Down Metroid 2 Fan Remake

Nintendo Shuts Down Metroid 2 Fan Remake

Nintendo files a DMCA takedown notice against the Metroid II: Return of Samus fan remake, AM2R, which was released to coincide with the franchise’s 30th anniversary. When big anniversarie...

By Dalton Cooper on 08 August 2016
Pokemon GO Banned in Iran

Pokemon GO Banned in Iran

The Iranian government decides to ban its people from playing the popular augmented reality mobile game Pokemon GO, citing security concerns as the reason. Since its release last month, P...

By Dalton Cooper on 07 August 2016
Pokemon GO Companies Sued Over Trespassing Issues

Pokemon GO Companies Sued Over Trespassing Issues

New Jersey resident Jeffrey Marder files a lawsuit against Nintendo, Niantic, and The Pokemon Company, claiming Pokemon GO encourages people to trespass on his property. Since its launch last month,...

By Dalton Cooper on 02 August 2016
Pokemon Sun & Moon: In Defense of the New Alola Forms

Pokemon Sun & Moon: In Defense of the New Alola Forms

One Game Rant editor takes a look at the inspiration for the new Alola forms in Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon in an attempt to defend the premise of such creatures. Messing with longstandi...

By Riley Little on 31 July 2016
Detective Pikachu to be First Live Action Pokemon Film

Detective Pikachu to be First Live Action Pokemon Film

Legendary Pictures announces its acquisition of the film rights to the Pokemon franchise, with the first live action Pokemon film focusing on Detective Pikachu. A few months ago, reports...

By Dalton Cooper on 31 July 2016
Opinion: Nintendo Should Release A Mini-N64

Opinion: Nintendo Should Release A Mini-N64

Nintendo’s announcement of its mini-NES console was very well-received, but one writer thinks that the Big N can build off that momentum by releasing a mini-N64 console. Getting your very...

By Alexander Pan on 31 July 2016
Pokemon GO Player Uses Car Autopilot to Catch Pokemon

Pokemon GO Player Uses Car Autopilot to Catch Pokemon

Pokemon GO has been both a source of community inspiration and the foundation for some really dumb ideas, and one gamer’s use of autopilot definitely falls into the latter. Pokemon GO has been one...

By Cody Gravelle on 28 July 2016
Rumor: Nintendo NX is Compatible with Mobile Games

Rumor: Nintendo NX is Compatible with Mobile Games

The Wall Street Journal, citing an unspecified source close to the matter, claims that Nintendo’s upcoming console, the Nintendo NX, will work with its mobile games. With Nintendo expected to offic...

By Dalton Cooper on 28 July 2016
Pokemon GO Guide: Every Type's Strengths and Weaknesses

Pokemon GO Guide: Every Type's Strengths and Weaknesses

This Pokemon GO guide helps new Pokemon trainers be successful in gym battles by explaining all the different Pokemon types, their strengths, and weaknesses. The millions of people that h...

By Dalton Cooper on 27 July 2016
Pokemon GO Guide: Where to Find Specific Pokemon

Pokemon GO Guide: Where to Find Specific Pokemon

Pokemon GO‘s tracking system has left a lot of players frustrated and looking for alternatives. Here’s how to locate specific Pokemon while Niantic is working on an upgrade. Pokemon GO h...

By Cody Gravelle on 27 July 2016
GR Pick: Sir David Attenborough Narrating Pokemon GO

GR Pick: Sir David Attenborough Narrating Pokemon GO

One creative group pairs the legendary naturalist Sir David Attenborough with footage of Pokemon GO, creating a glimpse of what a Pokemon nature show could be like. Pokemon has seen its fair share...

By Sarah Fields on 26 July 2016
11 Dumbest Looking Pokemon

11 Dumbest Looking Pokemon

With over 700 Pokemon known to the world, some of them were bound to be poorly designed. These 11 Pokemon in particular are the dumbest looking of the bunch. When the Pokemon franchise debuted, the...

By Dalton Cooper on 25 July 2016
Pokemon GO: High Level Players Face Major Scaling Issue

Pokemon GO: High Level Players Face Major Scaling Issue

One Pokemon GO player posts their experience reaching level 30, explaining that climbing past that rank is nearly impossible at this time, and that changes need to be made. Like all games...

By Sarah Fields on 25 July 2016
Teens Cross US-Canada Border Playing Pokemon GO

Teens Cross US-Canada Border Playing Pokemon GO

United States Border Patrol agents pick up a pair of Canadian teenagers who had inadvertently entered the United States illegally while playing Pokemon GO. Although Pokemon GO already warns users t...

By Rob Gordon on 24 July 2016
Pokemon GO: Here Are the Region-Specific Pokemon

Pokemon GO: Here Are the Region-Specific Pokemon

Reports suggest that a number of Pokemon in Pokemon GO are specific to different regions of the world. Read on to find out where to catch these elusive monsters. Although all 151 of the original ge...

By Rob Gordon on 24 July 2016
New Sonic Games Coming in 2017

New Sonic Games Coming in 2017

SEGA reveals a pair of new Sonic games at San Diego Comic-Con, with both of the titles set to arrive in 2017 – and one confirmed for release on the Nintendo NX. Although Sonic the Hedgehog is one o...

By Rob Gordon on 23 July 2016
South Park Won't Have A Pokemon GO Episode

South Park Won't Have A Pokemon GO Episode

During the South Park 20th anniversary panel at San Diego Comic-Con, the possibility of a Pokemon GO-inspired episode was brought up – but it sounds as if there won’t be one. There are few shows th...

By Riley Little on 23 July 2016
Pokemon GO Needs New Features Now

Pokemon GO Needs New Features Now

One writer explains why Pokemon GO needs to add world events and new features to keep the attention of the casual audience, but why Niantic might not pull it off. Casual and hardcore gamers have be...

By Denny Connolly on 23 July 2016
Console Sales Are Slowing Down, According to June NPD

Console Sales Are Slowing Down, According to June NPD

New sales numbers released by consumer market research firm the NPD Group indicate that console sales are struggling more than gamers might have expected. The state of video game consoles has been...

By Cody Gravelle on 22 July 2016
Pokemon GO Player Catches Every Pokemon in America

Pokemon GO Player Catches Every Pokemon in America

Pokemon GO has only been out in the US for a couple of weeks, but one enthusiastic Pokemon trainer has already caught every available creature in their region. From pushing Nintendo’s market value...

By Alexander Pan on 22 July 2016
Pokemon GO Gym and PokeStop Request Form is Now Closed

Pokemon GO Gym and PokeStop Request Form is Now Closed

Niantic announces it’s no longer taking requests for new Pokemon GO Gym and PokeStop locations, while also adding a form to request the removal of a Gym or PokeStop. One of the most surprising resu...

By Fred Harvey on 22 July 2016
Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition Trailer

Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition Trailer

Nintendo releases a trailer for its upcoming miniature NES Classic Edition console, complete with a wholly retro look and a preview featuring several of the games that come with it. As one of the m...

By Riley Little on 22 July 2016
Pokemon GO Guide: Every Way To Earn Experience Points

Pokemon GO Guide: Every Way To Earn Experience Points

As fun as Pokemon GO can be, it can become a grind as players begin to gain levels slower. Here’s every known method of earning XP to help plan and speed up trainer growth. Pokemon GO may be a game...

By Cody Gravelle on 22 July 2016
Pokemon Sun and Moon: Six New Pokemon Revealed

Pokemon Sun and Moon: Six New Pokemon Revealed

A new trailer for Pokemon Sun and Moon drops, revealing six new Pokemon and two new features for the franchise in the form of online competitions and hyper training. While Pokemon fans may be busy...

By Dalton Cooper on 22 July 2016
Pokemon GO Guide: Trainer Rewards For Every Level

Pokemon GO Guide: Trainer Rewards For Every Level

Leveling trainers in Pokemon GO can be a daunting task, but luckily, there are plenty of incentives to keep going and important milestones that help players catch even the most elusive Pokémon. Whe...

By Curt Hutson on 21 July 2016
Pokemon GO: How To Track Pokemon While Tracker Is Down

Pokemon GO: How To Track Pokemon While Tracker Is Down

The tracker tool may be broken in Pokemon GO, but players can still hunt effectively, thanks to fan-site PokeVision which shows all Pokemon in the nearby area in real time. Pokemon GO fever continu...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 21 July 2016
Microsoft Reimagines Xbox Games As Pokemon GO Clones

Microsoft Reimagines Xbox Games As Pokemon GO Clones

Microsoft releases a trio of concept images showing Microsoft games getting the Pokemon GO spin, prompting some to wonder if the company is gauging fan interest in such an idea. Microsoft has offic...

By John Jacques on 20 July 2016
Ubisoft Impressed by Nintendo NX and Pokemon GO

Ubisoft Impressed by Nintendo NX and Pokemon GO

Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot shares his thoughts on Nintendo’s recent success with Pokemon GO before looking towards Nintendo’s future in the console market as well. While the video game industry is...

By Cody Gravelle on 20 July 2016
Pokemon GO Japanese Launch Delayed

Pokemon GO Japanese Launch Delayed

In what remains one of the stranger news stories stemming from the staggered Pokemon GO global release, Japanese gamers still don’t have their hands on the game. It’s hard to remember the last time...

By Cody Gravelle on 20 July 2016
Opinion: Nostalgia Is What Makes Pokemon GO Work

Opinion: Nostalgia Is What Makes Pokemon GO Work

With mobile sensation Pokemon GO seemingly going from strength to strength, one Game Rant writer takes a look at exactly how important nostalgia is for the success of the game. In a year full of hu...

By Rob Gordon on 20 July 2016
Pokemon GO Player Drives into Cop Car

Pokemon GO Player Drives into Cop Car

Watch as a Pokemon GO player in Baltimore, Maryland ends up sideswiping a parked police vehicle while trying to play the game and drive at the same time. As soon as Pokemon GO launched, a police st...

By Dalton Cooper on 20 July 2016
High Level Pokemon GO Accounts Selling on eBay

High Level Pokemon GO Accounts Selling on eBay

Some business-minded mobile gamers are making good use of their high level Pokemon GO accounts, selling them on sites like eBay for hundreds of dollars. Pokemon GO has already become a massive mone...

By Rob Gordon on 19 July 2016
Pokemon GO Tracker Glitch is Making it Hard to Find Pokemon

Pokemon GO Tracker Glitch is Making it Hard to Find Pokemon

Pokemon GO players report a new bug with the massively popular mobile game that makes it almost impossible to capture desired Pokemon using the tracker. By now it’s pretty clear that Pokémon GO is...

By Anthony Taormina on 19 July 2016
Pokemon GO: 5 Ways to Make It Even Better

Pokemon GO: 5 Ways to Make It Even Better

Pokemon GO has quickly become a mobile gaming phenomenon, but there’s still room for improvement. Here are five ways Niantic can make Pokemon GO even better. Many people thought Pokemon GO was goi...

By Dalton Cooper on 18 July 2016
Pokemon GO Finally Arrives in Canada

Pokemon GO Finally Arrives in Canada

Nintendo and Niantic have officially launched the incredibly popular Pokemon GO game for iOS and Android smartphones in the one and only Great White North. Since Pokemon GO has been making headline...

By Riley Little on 18 July 2016
Pokemon GO: Does Eevee Need Nerfing?

Pokemon GO: Does Eevee Need Nerfing?

Eevee holds a lot of potential in Pokemon GO, to the point where fans are taking to the internet to complain about the evolution Pokemon being too over-powered. Pokemon GO has been out for a while...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 18 July 2016
Police Using Pokemon GO To Lure Fugitives

Police Using Pokemon GO To Lure Fugitives

The police department of Manchester, New Hampshire, is attempting to capture fugitives through tempting suspects with the prospect of rare Pokemon GO monsters. Pokemon GO has managed to grab the at...

By Rob Gordon on 18 July 2016
Justin Bieber Joins Rare Pokemon GO Hunt

Justin Bieber Joins Rare Pokemon GO Hunt

A mass of Pokemon GO gamers out to catch a Gyarados were so focused on the application that they didn’t notice when Justin Bieber joined in on the hunt. Now that Pokemon GO has released in Canada,...

By John Jacques on 18 July 2016
GR Pick: The Simpsons Play Pokemon GO

GR Pick: The Simpsons Play Pokemon GO

Fox releases a new video showing The Simpsons hopping onto the Pokemon GO craze. Between playing the app and being a responsible parent, Homer’s choice is obvious. The world seems to have ignited i...

By John Jacques on 18 July 2016
Pokemon GO Players Shot At After Trespassing

Pokemon GO Players Shot At After Trespassing

A Florida man has fired warning shots at two teenagers who were attempting to catch monsters in Pokemon GO near his property in the middle of the night. Since its release earlier this month, Pokemo...

By Brad Jones on 18 July 2016
Pokemon GO Player Arrested Visiting Police Station

Pokemon GO Player Arrested Visiting Police Station

A Pokemon GO player unknowingly walks into a police station in search of a Pokemon gym, only to to be quickly arrested due to an outstanding warrant. Between weary players hiring drivers in order t...

By Alexander Pan on 18 July 2016
Craziest Pokemon GO Stories of the Week

Craziest Pokemon GO Stories of the Week

Pokemon GO players all over the world have had many crazy stories to share since the game’s launch, and we have collected the craziest Pokemon GO stories so far. Mobile gaming sensation Pokemon GO...

By Dalton Cooper on 17 July 2016
Pokemon GO Released in Italy, Spain, and Portugal

Pokemon GO Released in Italy, Spain, and Portugal

Niantic releases the smash hit mobile gaming phenomenon Pokemon GO in more regions, with players in Italy, Spain, and Portugal now able to join in on the fun. Pokemon GO is probably the most popula...

By Dalton Cooper on 16 July 2016
Pokemon GO Breaks the Often-Solitary Nature of Gaming

Pokemon GO Breaks the Often-Solitary Nature of Gaming

Pokemon GO allows players a way to live out an augmented reality version of the Pokemon world, but it’s also bringing gamers together like never before. Pokemon GO has taken the gaming world by st...

By Sarah Fields on 16 July 2016
Pokemon GO Used by Animal Shelter to Find Dog Walkers

Pokemon GO Used by Animal Shelter to Find Dog Walkers

Pokemon GO continues to be a force for good, as Muncie Animal Shelter encourages gamers to take a dog with them as they head out on their Pokemon adventures. Niantic Inc.’s latest Pokemon-themed a...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 15 July 2016
Pokemon GO Guide: How To Control Eevee's Evolution

Pokemon GO Guide: How To Control Eevee's Evolution

After a series of failed theories, it seems like Pokemon GO players have finally figured out how to control Eevee’s evolution into Flareon, Jolteon, or Vaporeon. The Pokemon GO craze is still in fu...

By Denny Connolly on 15 July 2016
Pokemon GO Player Quits Job to Play the Game Full-Time

Pokemon GO Player Quits Job to Play the Game Full-Time

One Pokemon GO player recreates the classic in-game Pokemon trainer experience, quitting his job to travel the country and capture every Pokemon in the game. Pokemon GO has taken the world by storm...

By Sarah Fields on 15 July 2016
Pokemon GO Contest Offers $5,000 for Rare Pokemon

Pokemon GO Contest Offers $5,000 for Rare Pokemon

Ripley’s Believe it or Not announces a contest in which Pokemon GO players can compete to win $100 daily prizes and a $5000 grand prize for their Pokemon captures. Filling out the Pokedex in any P...

By Sarah Fields on 15 July 2016
Will Pokemon GO Offer VR Support in the Future?

Will Pokemon GO Offer VR Support in the Future?

The recent Pokemon GO update reveals that Niantic is incorporating virtual reality elements into the game, leading some to speculate that VR support is coming soon. Even those living under a rock m...

By John Jacques on 13 July 2016
Pokemon GO European Rollout Starts Today in Germany

Pokemon GO European Rollout Starts Today in Germany

The Pokemon GO application officially launches in the country of Germany, leading many to speculate that a full European release will come later this week. Europe has stood idly by while...

By John Jacques on 01 July 2016
Pokemon GO Players Help Catch an Attempted Murderer

Pokemon GO Players Help Catch an Attempted Murderer

During their hunt for Pokemon in downtown Fullerton, two Marine Corps veterans and Pokemon GO players unintentionally help to catch an attempted murderer. Since launching in the United St...

By Jasmine Henry on 01 July 2016
Pachter: Nintendo NX Won't Release in March 2017

Pachter: Nintendo NX Won't Release in March 2017

Wedbush Securities analyst Michael Pachter predicts that both the Nintendo NX and PlayStation Neo consoles will miss their currently expected launch dates. With Nintendo set to launch its next major...

By Dalton Cooper on 24 June 2016
Multiplayer Zelda Game Could Be Next for Series

Multiplayer Zelda Game Could Be Next for Series

The Legend of Zelda series producer Eiji Aonuma reveals that a multiplayer Zelda title could be in on the cards after Breath of the Wild ships in 2017. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild was on...

By Alexander Pan on 24 June 2016
Is New Legend of Zelda a Series Reboot?

Is New Legend of Zelda a Series Reboot?

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild looks like an entirely different game from its predecessors. One writer suggests it should be treated as such. While it seems like an absurd, high-risk approa...

By Cody Gravelle on 23 June 2016
GR Pick: Is This Ash from Pokemon?

GR Pick: Is This Ash from Pokemon?

A safety announcement video from Taipei Metro subway in Taiwan appears to use the likeness of Ash from Pokemon, as well as characters from other video games. With the gaming industry seemingly growin...

By Dalton Cooper on 21 June 2016
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Gets Help From Xenoblade Devs

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Gets Help From Xenoblade Devs

Series creator Shigeru Miyamoto sheds some light on just how big the development team is on The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, and who else is involved. Nintendo turned a lot of heads when the...

By Cody Gravelle on 19 June 2016
Miyamoto Teases New Mario Game for 2017 Reveal

Miyamoto Teases New Mario Game for 2017 Reveal

Nintendo’s Shigeru Miyamoto reveals that Nintendo is currently creating a new adventure for Mario and suggests that the game may be ready to show off at E3 2017. This year’s E3 was all about The Lege...

By Denny Connolly on 18 June 2016
Nintendo NX is about Content Not Teraflops

Nintendo NX is about Content Not Teraflops

Nintendo of America head Reggie Fils-Aime states that the upcoming Nintendo NX console is not solely about power, announcing the platform is about ‘content’ not ‘teraflops’. Although this year’s E3 p...

By Rob Gordon on 17 June 2016
Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Hands-On

Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Hands-On

Game Rant goes hands-on with two demos for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, experiencing an early portion of the final game and a staggering free roam section. Sitting down to play the new Le...

By Anthony Taormina on 16 June 2016
Pokemon GO+ Release Window

Pokemon GO+ Release Window

Pokemon GO’s developers take the stage at E3 and reveal new details about the GO+ device, as well as a price point and release window for the wearable device. After a day full of The Legend of Zelda...

By Denny Connolly on 15 June 2016
Tetris: A Recap of the World’s Biggest Puzzle Game

Tetris: A Recap of the World’s Biggest Puzzle Game

With a Tetris movie confirmed to be in the works, Game Rant takes a look at the history of the iconic puzzle game, and the incredible story of its development. Although the end product is not always...

By Rob Gordon on 26 May 2016
Rumor: Nintendo Developing New Handheld, Codenamed MH

Rumor: Nintendo Developing New Handheld, Codenamed MH

A financial report from Yahoo Japan indicates that Nintendo has an unannounced new handheld in development that is currently known by the codename MH. With Nintendo ramping up its mobile game develop...

By Dalton Cooper on 26 May 2016
Pokemon Sun & Moon Makes Me Want to Play Pokemon Again

Pokemon Sun & Moon Makes Me Want to Play Pokemon Again

Pokemon has some very dedicated fans. One writer who bailed on the series years ago, however, is coming back for Pokemon Sun and Moon specifically, and shares his reasoning. I can remember exactly w...

By Cody Gravelle on 25 May 2016
Loot Crate April 2016 'Quest' Review

Loot Crate April 2016 'Quest' Review

Loot Crate is back again with its April 2016 installment of the popular subscription service. How did they do this time, and what’s it got to do with video games? By now, it would be more difficult t...

By Cody Gravelle on 24 May 2016
Minecraft Wii U YouTube Videos Hit by Copyright Claims

Minecraft Wii U YouTube Videos Hit by Copyright Claims

Gamers that upload videos of Minecraft: Wii U Edition on YouTube that feature the recent Super Mario-themed DLC are having their videos removed due to copyright claims. Nintendo fans had to wait a lo...

By Dalton Cooper on 21 May 2016
10 Pokemon That Need Mega Evolutions in Sun and Moon

10 Pokemon That Need Mega Evolutions in Sun and Moon

As anticipation for Pokemon Sun and Moon reaches a fever pitch, we can’t help but speculate on which Pocket Monsters will secure Mega Evolutions in the pair of new games. Despite being the two most a...

By Riley Little on 19 May 2016
Rumor: PS4.5 and NX To Be Shown at Tokyo Game Show

Rumor: PS4.5 and NX To Be Shown at Tokyo Game Show

Online publication VR World claims that both the PlayStation 4.5 and the Nintendo NX will be properly unveiled at this year’s Tokyo Game Show in September. With rumors swirling about the Nintendo NX...

By Dalton Cooper on 19 May 2016
On-Ice Mario Kart Makes Hockey Even More Awesome

On-Ice Mario Kart Makes Hockey Even More Awesome

During the recent Tampa Bay Lightning game, unknown fans were seemingly afforded the opportunity to play Mario Kart utilizing the ice surface as a projection screen. Sports and video games seem to go...

By Riley Little on 18 May 2016
Sign Up for the Pokemon Go Field Test Right Here

Sign Up for the Pokemon Go Field Test Right Here

Fans of The Pokemon Company’s and Niantic Lab’s forthcoming augmented reality game Pokemon GO can now sign up for its field test in the United States. After assuring fans about a month ago that it wo...

By Kyle Sledge on 17 May 2016
Ubisoft CEO: One Console Gen Left, Future is Streaming

Ubisoft CEO: One Console Gen Left, Future is Streaming

Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot delivers a speech during an earnings call that suggests the company believes the gaming industry is in for a drastic change soon. Despite the rapid pace at which technology...

By Cody Gravelle on 14 May 2016
Nintendo NX is Not A Successor to the Wii U or 3DS

Nintendo NX is Not A Successor to the Wii U or 3DS

Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima reiterates previous claims that the Nintendo NX console is not meant to be a successor to the Wii U or the Nintendo 3DS. Current Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimish...

By Dalton Cooper on 13 May 2016
Disney Art Academy Review

Disney Art Academy Review

The latest Art Academy title arrives, throwing in the ability to draw iconic Disney characters. It’s a solid and soothing way to kill time, but is a little basic in its delivery. I’ll open this revie...

By Riley Little on 13 May 2016
Nintendo is Going to Make Movies

Nintendo is Going to Make Movies

In an interview with Asahi Shinbun, Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima indicates that the company will develop and release its first film within the next 2-3 years. Ever since Nintendo president Ta...

By Dalton Cooper on 12 May 2016
Pokemon Sun & Moon: Rowlet is the Greatest Pokemon Ever

Pokemon Sun & Moon: Rowlet is the Greatest Pokemon Ever

With the starter monsters for Pokemon Sun and Moon now made official, one editor claims that the Grass/Flying-type Rowlet is the greatest Pokemon ever. If you’ve clicked this to tell me about Chariza...

By Riley Little on 11 May 2016
10 Super Nintendo Games Everyone Should Play

10 Super Nintendo Games Everyone Should Play

The Super Nintendo is one of the most popular video game systems of all time. Find out which 10 SNES games are ones everyone needs to play on the celebrated system. It’s been nearly 25 year...

By Dalton Cooper on 26 April 2016
Pokemon Sun and Moon Mascots Leaked?

Pokemon Sun and Moon Mascots Leaked?

An eagle-eyed NeoGAF user reveals that two Pokemon names, Solgaleo and Lunaala, have been trademarked, prompting speculation that they will be the mascots for Pokemon Sun and Moon.  With every new u...

By Alexander Pan on 23 April 2016
Star Fox Zero Made Me Feel Like I Was 6 Again

Star Fox Zero Made Me Feel Like I Was 6 Again

One editor goes hands-on with Star Fox Zero, and realizes that the game plays like a true extension of the classic Nintendo 64 iteration – opening a portal to 1997 in the process. I still r...

By Riley Little on 18 March 2016
Why Was Star Fox Zero Delayed?

Why Was Star Fox Zero Delayed?

For Wii U owners, 2015 hasn’t lived up to expectations. It was going to be a year of Zelda, Mario, and Star Fox, only for The Legend of Zelda for Wii U to end up delayed to 2016. After that...

By Dalton Cooper on 18 December 2015
Star Fox Zero Release Date

Star Fox Zero Release Date

Coming off of a significant delay two months ago, Star Fox Zero has a newly announced release date as of today’s Nintendo Direct. Pick it up starting April 22, 2016.

By Rory Young on 20 August 2015
Nintendo Talks New Nintendo Game Criticism

Nintendo Talks New Nintendo Game Criticism

Metroid fans hoping for the announcement of a proper sequel at E3 instead got the co-op 3DS title Federation Force. But Nintendo says skeptical fans should trust them.

By David Wharton on 09 August 2015
Reggie Responds To Metroid Prime Federation Force Negativity

Reggie Responds To Metroid Prime Federation Force Negativity

Nintendo knows that fans are unhappy about Metroid: Federation Force and asks the community to keep the faith and trust that the game will be something special.

By Derek Nichols on 09 August 2015
Blindfolded Gamer Beats Super Mario World

Blindfolded Gamer Beats Super Mario World

Twitch streamer PangaeaPanga completes Super Mario World in 23 minutes while blindfolded, claiming to set a new world record for the feat in the process.

By Riley Little on 06 May 2015
The Game Awards 2014: Nominations

The Game Awards 2014: Nominations

The nominations for the first ever edition of ‘The Game Awards’ have been unveiled, including YouTube celebs and eSports players.

By Rob Keyes on 13 August 2014
2015 Game Developers Choice Awards Nominations

2015 Game Developers Choice Awards Nominations

The annual Game Developers Choice Awards reveal the finalists for 2015 with Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, Destiny, Alien: Isolation and Hearthstone leading the pack.

By Rob Keyes on 13 August 2014
Pikmin 3 & NHL 14

Pikmin 3 & NHL 14

With Comic-Con 2013 coming to San Diego next week, it’s time to play catch-up on a few key news items from the last few weeks before the epic pop culture implosion. This week’s wrap up covers the P...

By Rob Keyes on 23 June 2013
News Wrap Up: Real Portal Cake, Minecraft Karts & Swords, BioShock Science & More!

News Wrap Up: Real Portal Cake, Minecraft Karts & Swords, BioShock Science & More!

It’s time to play catch-up on a few key games that are releasing later this year and share some fun newsbits for some of our recent favorites. Let’s take look a real-life Minecraft sword Portal cake...

By Rob Keyes on 18 February 2013
‘Journey,’ ‘The Walking Dead,’ & ‘Far Cry 3’ Lead D.I.C.E. Awards Nominations

‘Journey,’ ‘The Walking Dead,’ & ‘Far Cry 3’ Lead D.I.C.E. Awards Nominations

‘Journey,’ ‘The Walking Dead,’ ‘Far Cry 3,’ and ‘Halo 4’ headline the nominees for the 2013 D.I.C.E. Awards. Check out the full list of nominations right here!

By Jeff Schille on 17 August 2012
Weekly Video Game News Roundup: April 13th

Weekly Video Game News Roundup: April 13th

In the April 7th – 13th roundup we discuss the best Spidey game yet, a possible LucasArts MMO at E3, the first concept art for ‘Wasteland 2,’ the truth behind ‘Project X Zone,’ loads of new content...

By Curt Hutson on 15 August 2012
15th Annual Interactive Achievement Awards

15th Annual Interactive Achievement Awards

Even with the PlayStation Vita less than two weeks away and the floodgates of Mass Effect 3 news inbound, it’s hard to forget (or stop playing) the games of 2011, one of the best years for indie an...

By Rob Keyes on 26 May 2012
The Best of E3 2012: Nominations

The Best of E3 2012: Nominations

Leading up to E3 2012, many of the big game announcements were unveiled early, from Star Wars 1313 to Gears of War: Judgment. Still, there were a few pleasant surprises during the five major press...

By Rob Keyes on 20 May 2012
Spike 2011 Video Game Awards Nominees & Hall of Fame Inductee

Spike 2011 Video Game Awards Nominees & Hall of Fame Inductee

The full list of nominees for the 2011 Spike Video Game Awards have been announced with a special “Hall of Fame” award being introduced given to ‘The Legend of Zelda’ franchise.

By Tyler Schirado on 29 April 2012
Game Ranter Banter: Smash Bros, Minecraft 1.3 & Gears Of War: Judgment

Game Ranter Banter: Smash Bros, Minecraft 1.3 & Gears Of War: Judgment

What do ‘Gears of War: Judgment’, ‘Minecraft’ 1.3, the next ‘Super Smash Bros.’ and Wild West shooters have in common? They’re all the focus of this week’s Game Ranter Banter! Join us, and share your...

By Anthony Mole on 27 April 2012
Weekly Video Game News Roundup: March 9th

Weekly Video Game News Roundup: March 9th

Mass Effect 3 may be many people’s entire world right now, but there is a lot going on outside of it — so take a break and check out some of the news you might have missed in the roundup. This week w...

By Curt Hutson on 22 February 2012
Weekly Video Game News Roundup: February 3rd

Weekly Video Game News Roundup: February 3rd

Co-written by Curt Hutson & Rob Keyes At this transitional period in the year, following closely after the holiday season, major events in gaming can be few and far between, but that doesn’t me...

By Curt Hutson on 16 February 2012
Our 25 Most Anticipated Games of 2012

Our 25 Most Anticipated Games of 2012

With so many high profile video games releasing this year, what should you look forward to seeing in 2012? Read on to find out our 25 most anticipated games of the year.

By Rob Keyes on 15 August 2011
Game Rant Video Game Awards: Nominations

Game Rant Video Game Awards: Nominations

What video games stood out from the rest in 2011? Check out the official nominations for the 2011 Game Rant Video Game Awards to find out!

By Rob Keyes on 11 August 2011
Weekly Video Game News Round-Up: September 25th

Weekly Video Game News Round-Up: September 25th

In the September 19-25 wrap-up, we talk World of Warcraft, Nintendo pricing, Batman’s face, PlayStation Home shooters, Star Wars: The Old Republic release and more!

By Rob Keyes on 06 May 2011
Top Five M-Rated Wii Games

Top Five M-Rated Wii Games

Had enough Mario? Ready for something a little more adult? Game Rant has you covered! From good to great, the top five M-rated Wii games.

By J.C. Reeves on 03 April 2010