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  • News Nintendo Launches Official Nintendo Power Podcast

    Now you’re playing with power!

    One of the most celebrated publications in gaming history is that of Nintendo Power, the long running magazine that covered all things Nintendo. Though the changing times ultimately led to the magazine’s demise, it’s legacy has still been fondly remembered by the community, with projects like Nintendo Force...

  • News Nintendo Files Patent for a 'Passive Walking Device'

    Probably not for a LEGS sequel to ARMS

    Nintendo's made it clear for many months that it is still looking at ways to expand its business outside of video games. We haven't seen any recent firm updates on the 'Quality of Life' initiative, but it seems the company is exploring options to produce products with potential medical or scientific uses. In...

  • Watch The Game Awards - Live!

    Will Nintendo be big winners?

    The Game Awards are here, a rather enjoyable annual event in which lots of games are praised, we roll our eyes at some annoying commercials, and many jokes are made in the live chat. It's a tradition we wouldn't miss for the world, and Nintendo has a good chance of winning lots of awards; perhaps there'll be a reveal or...




  • News Nintendo is Now 128 Years Old

    From Hanafuda playing cards to video game world domination

    On September 23rd, 1889, Fusajiro Yamauchi established the Nintendo Playing Card Company in Kyoto. Over one century later and a couple of Yamauchi generations since, would he have ever believed that we are now associating the word Nintendo with a pair of plumbing brothers and their strangely...

  • Review It's All Business As We Play Monopoly Gamer

    Monopoly meets Mario Party

    A few months ago Hasbro and Nintendo announced a brand-new board game: Monopoly Gamer. After a first glance of the packaging we instantly thought it’d be yet another skinned Monopoly board. However, after watching a video of how the game works it's easy to be sold on the idea. Monopoly Gamer isn’t just a Super...

  • News FIFA 18 Will Cost Less On The Nintendo Switch In Australia

    Bucking the "Switch Tax" trend

    The year is 2017 and Nintendo Switch owners are paying more for their games than people are on rival platforms. The unfortunate term “Switch Tax” has been coined to explain why certain developers and publishers are upping their prices for games released on Nintendo’s latest system. The whole issue as we’ve...

  • Random Enjoy A Nice Bowl Of Grape Nuts And You Could Win A Nintendo Switch

    It's a super cereal promotion!

    We normally start out our day with a lovely big bowl of SEGA's Gold Rings, but if you'd like to win a Switch then you might want to try out a bowl of Honey Bunches.  Nintendo has teamed up with Post Cereals to slap Mario's face on the box and give lucky customers a chance to win a Switch.  PR as...

  • News Not One But Two Prototypes For NES Sim City Are Discovered

    Bowser sighted off the 8-bit coast!

    One of the holy grails of NES gaming archaeology has been spotted in the wild! Nintendo had negotiated the rights from Maxis to produce Sim City for their 8-bit hardware and while the original Super Nintendo version is acclaimed as one of the very best iterations of Will Wright's city-building opus, all the...








  • News Nintendo Throws a Blue Shell at Real Life Mario Kart

    Japanese Company "Maricar" is being sued for copyright infringement

    A popular Japanese company that let you live out your childhood dreams and race karts dressed as Mario and company are being sued by Nintendo for Copyright Infringment. The go karting firm that goes by the name "Maricar" lets anyone that holds a Japanese driving license race around...

  • News E3 2017 Floor Plans Show Another Sizeable Nintendo Booth

    Right next to the equally bold Sony

    E3 2017 is still quite a while away, but you can bet that won't stop the chatter around the event. With the expo actively selling public tickets for the same event as the media, it promises to be a crowded and rather excitable event this year. It could be a big one, regardless of which platform manufacturers draw...

  • Random A Round-Up of Quirky Nintendo Valentine's Cards

    Mario is red, Sonic is blue, will you be my player 2?

    As our lovely video editor Alex says - "You're an excellent person who doesn't need to be validated by an overly commercialised, arbitrarily-named saint's day." But whatever you think of Valentine's Day it is somewhat inescapable. Whether you want to express yourself with cards, chocolates, teddy...

  • News Tatsumi Kimishima Discusses Nintendo's 'DNA' and Switch Bringing Players Together

    "We're seeing that gap between people become smaller"

    2017 is undoubtedly a hugely important year for Nintendo, with the launch of the Switch and the continuation of its moves into mobile games and apps. Maintaining the company's ethos and spirit throughout those new challenges is naturally important, and it seems to have been on the minds of...

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