News items tagged with nintendo

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Hero Release Date Teased

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Hero Release Date Teased

Ever since E3 2019, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate fans have been patiently waiting for Dragon Quest‘s Erdrick, aka “Hero,” to make his way into the game. We still don’t have an official release date for...

By Dalton Cooper on 18 July 2019
Mario Maker 2 Level Removed Nearly Without Explanation

Mario Maker 2 Level Removed Nearly Without Explanation

Super Mario Maker 2, one of GameStop’s most pre-ordered games of E3 2019, has been receiving a lot of attention from Switch owners and Twitch streamers as of late, and the Mario Maker community is al...

By Brandon McIntyre on 18 July 2019
How Long New Nintendo Switch Battery Can Play Games

How Long New Nintendo Switch Battery Can Play Games

Nintendo has announced a new version of the Nintendo Switch, with better battery life. The new version of the popular home console can be played on the go for around four and a half to nine hours, a...

By Jasmine Henry on 17 July 2019
Bulletstorm: Duke of Switch Edition Announced at PAX East 2019

Bulletstorm: Duke of Switch Edition Announced at PAX East 2019

About a week ago, the video game developer Gearbox Software posted an image on Twitter to promote its panel being held at PAX East 2019, with the picture having teased something related to Duke Nukem...

By Kyle Sledge on 28 March 2019
Xenoblade Dev Hiring for New Zelda Game

Xenoblade Dev Hiring for New Zelda Game

A few years ago, Nintendo enlisted the aid of Monolith Soft to assist in the development of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Now it seems the Big N is putting even more trust into Monolith So...

By Dalton Cooper on 28 March 2019
Super Smash Bros. May Bring Back Two Fan Favorite Modes

Super Smash Bros. May Bring Back Two Fan Favorite Modes

Nintendo has regularly supported Super Smash Bros. Ultimate since the game’s launch a few months back, making balance changes, running special in-game events, and even adding a new character in the f...

By Dalton Cooper on 10 March 2019
Shrek Added to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate in New Mod

Shrek Added to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate in New Mod

Since launch, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate has had a number of mods made for it. Typically these mods add new characters to the game’s massive roster, like Waluigi or even Deadpool. And now Shrek, the...

By Dalton Cooper on 10 March 2019
Smash Bros. Creator Used IV Drip While He Worked

Smash Bros. Creator Used IV Drip While He Worked

Nintendo ended 2018 with a bang as the company launched Super Smash Bros Ultimate to the Switch, the definitive and most content-packed entry the series has ever seen. The hard-working Masahiro Sakur...

By Derek Nichols on 08 March 2019
Nintendo Direct Airing Tomorrow

Nintendo Direct Airing Tomorrow

Good news, Nintendo fans. The company has announced a Nintendo Direct for tomorrow, February 13 at 2:00pm PT, 5:00pm ET. Nintendo of America posted an announcement on Twitter today, asking fans to tu...

By Curt Hutson on 15 February 2019
Smash Ultimate's Most-Used Fighter is FF7's Cloud

Smash Ultimate's Most-Used Fighter is FF7's Cloud

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is Nintendo’s most ambitious iteration of the franchise yet, offering 70 total unique fighters as of the addition DLC fighter Pirahna Plant. Yet in a funny coincidence, Sup...

By Rory Young on 15 February 2019
Smash Bros. Ultimate Piranha Plant May Corrupt Saves

Smash Bros. Ultimate Piranha Plant May Corrupt Saves

The latest update for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate dropped yesterday, adding the playable fighter Piranha Plant to the game as free DLC. However, those eager to check out the new fighter might regret i...

By Sarah Fields on 15 February 2019
Super Smash Bros. Tournament Tries to Hide Online Lag

Super Smash Bros. Tournament Tries to Hide Online Lag

The Super Smash Bros. Ultimate North American Open online tournament is in full swing, but not entirely smoothly. Lag is just an unfortunate reality in an online tournament, especially in Super Smash...

By Rory Young on 15 February 2019
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Adding Joker in April

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Adding Joker in April

Nintendo has been steadily updating Super Smash Bros. Ultimate since launch to fix balance issues and even add a new fighter. During today’s Nintendo Direct livestream, Nintendo announced that Super...

By Patrick Kirk on 15 February 2019
Super Smash Bros.: What It Would Take to Get Dante

Super Smash Bros.: What It Would Take to Get Dante

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate has an absurdly large roster of fighters that represent all kinds of different video games, including some third-party characters like Solid Snake, Cloud Strife, and soon P...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 February 2019
Yoshi's Crafted World for Switch Gets Release Date

Yoshi's Crafted World for Switch Gets Release Date

At E3 2017, Nintendo announced Yoshi’s Crafted World, a quirky platformer with a unique art style that was originally set to launch for the Switch in 2018. Unfortunately for Yoshi fans, the game was...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 January 2019
Yoshi Switch Game Delayed to 2019

Yoshi Switch Game Delayed to 2019

Several months ago, we declared Yoshi to be one of the most exciting Nintendo Switch games of 2018, with the side-scrolling platformer set to be a return to form for the company while also giving the...

By Kyle Sledge on 15 June 2018
Fire Emblem: Three Houses Gets Trailer, Release Window

Fire Emblem: Three Houses Gets Trailer, Release Window

Nintendo’s E3 2018 presentation got right to the point, revealing a number of brand new games that are coming exclusively to the Nintendo Switch in 2018 and beyond. One such game was Fire Emblem: Thr...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 June 2018
E3 2018: Biggest Games Rumored for the Show

E3 2018: Biggest Games Rumored for the Show

There’s a reason why gamers look forward to E3 every year. Not only does the show give fans a chance to learn more about already-announced titles, but it’s also used by video game companies to shock...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 June 2018
Mario Tennis Aces, Payday 2, and More Coming to Switch

Mario Tennis Aces, Payday 2, and More Coming to Switch

In a move that perhaps didn’t come as quite a surprise to some, Nintendo held a Direct mini today and announced a slew of new and returning games coming to the Nintendo Switch. Here are all the big a...

By Patrick Kirk on 15 March 2018
South Park: The Fractured But Whole Coming to Switch

South Park: The Fractured But Whole Coming to Switch

Speculation has been rampant over whether South Park: The Fractured But Whole would ever make its way to the Nintendo Switch. It’s now official: the latest South Park video game is making its way to...

By Sarah Fields on 15 March 2018
Halo Characters Arriving on Switch Through Minecraft

Halo Characters Arriving on Switch Through Minecraft

It has always been something of a pipe dream, but Master Chief will now officially be appearing on a Nintendo console – albeit in a slightly different form than many had likely hoped for. The Halo ma...

By Riley Little on 15 March 2018
Yoshi Coming to Switch in 2018, Reveal Trailer Released

Yoshi Coming to Switch in 2018, Reveal Trailer Released

Nintendo’s E3 2017 showcase has brought no shortage of first-party announcements for the platform, with the return of popular figureheads like Kirby and Metroid. The Japan-based company has also just...

By John Jacques on 15 March 2017
Payday 2 is Coming to Nintendo Switch

Payday 2 is Coming to Nintendo Switch

This evening’s Nintendo Direct has brought plenty of surprises for fans of Nintendo’s portable console, including the unexpected announcement that Payday 2 will be available for the Nintendo Switch l...

By John Jacques on 15 March 2017
1998 Was The Best Year In Video Gaming

1998 Was The Best Year In Video Gaming

With Final Fantasy 15 and Uncharted 4 coming soon, 2016 is looking like a solid year for gamers. But one writer argues why 1998 remains his pick as the best year for video games. 2015 had a number of...

By Alexander Pan on 18 July 2016
The Game Awards 2014: Nominations

The Game Awards 2014: Nominations

fluidPlayer("my-video") We have no idea what’s going on with the Spike VGX this year or even if there will be one. The annual celebrity-fueled, ad-hungry video games event was co...

By Rob Keyes on 15 March 2015
2015 Game Developers Choice Awards Nominations

2015 Game Developers Choice Awards Nominations

The Game Developers Conference has grown an incredible amount since its beginnings 27 years ago where 25 developers met in a living room. The trade show now hosts thousands of attendees, all sorts...

By Rob Keyes on 15 March 2015
D.I.C.E. Awards Winners

D.I.C.E. Awards Winners

It’s D.I.C.E. awards time again. Last year saw big wins for the likes of The Last of Us, which won 10 awards including Game of the Year. It’s time to find out once more which games have been chosen...

By Rob Gordon on 15 March 2015
News Wrap Up: Real Portal Cake, Minecraft Karts & Swords, BioShock Science & More!

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

[HTML4] 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 Port...

By Rob Keyes on 15 March 2013
Bayonetta 2

Bayonetta 2

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UIot0Otq7MA During today’s Wii U event in New York City, gamers learned that the console will arrive in North America on November 18th, and more importantly that it’ll...

By Riley Little on 15 March 2012
Spike 2011 Video Game Awards Nominees & Hall of Fame Inductee

Spike 2011 Video Game Awards Nominees & Hall of Fame Inductee

The complete list of 2011 Spike Video Game Awards nominees have been announced! Every year since 2003, Spike has honored the best in video gaming with a ceremony celebrating all that we love. There...

By Tyler Schirado on 15 March 2012
E3 2011 Awards: Nominations

E3 2011 Awards: Nominations

[Update: The Game Rant Best of E3 2011 Award Winners have been announced!] Leading up to E3, the Game Rant team put together a pair of lists of our most anticipated confirmed games E3 2011 and our...

By Rob Keyes on 15 March 2011