Nintendo NX Announcement Coming Tonight

There has been rumour after rumour after rumour about Nintendo’s latest console codenamed the NX, but FINALLY we are getting an actual reveal of just what this machine is. Nintendo of America has posted on Twitter saying that a preview trailer will land at 7am PT/10am ET. That is unfortunately 1am for all of us on the East Coast of Australia. Be among the first to discover #NX. Watch the Pre...

Nintendo NX Rumoured to be a Handheld Hybrid and Use Cartridges

Nintendo have been playing their cards close to their chest when it comes to their next future console code named the Nintendo NX. All we know for 100% sure is that it will be launching in March 2017 and has two confirmed launch titles, Zelda: Breath of the Wild and Sonic Project 2017. However a new rumour from Eurogamer.net claimed to be supported by multiple sources has leaked some major details...

Nintendo President Satoru Iwata Passes Away at 55

In incredibly sad news for Nintendo fans and the gaming industry alike, Nintendo President Satoru Iwata has passed away at the age of 55 due to a tumor. Nintendo kept their official statement short: Nintendo Co., Ltd. deeply regrets to announce that President Satoru Iwata passed away on July 11, 2015 due to a bile duct growth. Mr. Iwata has been apart of gaming giant Nintendo for a long time. He w...

Nintendo has Struck Gold with Amiibo

Nintendo quite possibly has one of the biggest recognisable character rosters in the world, with it’s biggest rival possibly being Disney, who not surprisingly has also jumped in on the physical character additional content bandwagon with Disney Infinity. Mario, Link, Pikachu, Yoshi, Luigi, Donkey Kong, the list could probably reach 50 before we started getting into the more obscure characte...

Nintendo of Australia Launch New Facebook and Twitter Profiles

Nintendo of Australia have some interesting news to share for those of you into the social networking scene. After years of Nintendo of America and Nintendo UK updating their audiences with their Facebook and Twitter profiles, the Aussie branch will now be able to do the same, keeping their audience informed about the latest and greatest coming for the Wii U and 3DS. Sure, it isn’t huge news...

Nintendo at PAX Australia Has Something for Everybody

This year is the inaugural PAX Australia event, and the first time the massive gaming conference has ever been outside of its home country of the United States. Tonnes of game companies are making a strong appearance at the show, which runs from Friday the 19th through to Sunday the 21st of this month, and Nintendo looks to be leading the charge and providing something for everyone. First and fore...

Miyamoto teases new franchise for 2014

Nintendo’s Shigeru Miyamoto has slipped out some details on what he is currently working on in an interview with Famitsu. Interestingly enough it appears that Miyamoto is working on a brand new franchise for Nintendo set for 2014. Miyamoto commented on his current work saying: “We’ll have Mario Kart 8 out next spring, and at that point we’ll have the whole lineup in place, so I think it’s ab...

Nintendo lose claim over WiiU.com domain name

Nintendo have been dealt a blow, losing a court claim involving the World Intellectual Property Organisation, after an attempt to take control of the already registered domain name WiiU.com. The original owner registered the domain name way back in 2004, well before Nintendo’s original Wii console was even released upon the market. The site was also briefly listed for sale, but quickly removed onc...

Interview at the Nintendo booth at Supanova 2013

This year at Supanova, Nintendo had a strong presence in the form of an interactive booth where fans could come along, sit down and play some video games. What was interesting about this particular booth was that instead of making it about Nintendo’s lineup, it was instead made into a social area where gamers could just come along and relax. Although, that isn’t to say that Nintendo we...

Nintendo’s Supanova Booth Is A Gamers Dreamland!

That’s no exaggeration either! The Sydney Supanova Pop Culture Expo, much like a great deal of the expos out there, is just filled to the brim with eager fans and crazy cosplayers not to mention the tons of big, bulky booths that we all move around throughout the day. Nintendo decided to go with something a little bit different this year and by “a little” I mean “something ...

Yoshi’s New Island 3DS Trailer Revealed

Yoshi’s Island was game that helped define many childhood’s on the Super Nintendo and now it’s back! Announced during a previous Nintendo Direct, E3 this year found itself home to the debut of Yoshi’s New Island trailer and it’s looking beautiful. Interestingly enough, this wasn’t mentioned during Nintendo’s live streaming Nintendo Direct. Instead, it just...

Nintendo E3 2013 Direct Predictions

Day one of E3 2013 has been and gone. We have seen New IPs, beloved franchises, Master Chief wearing a cloak, Sora’s return, Snake riding on a horse, and Sony taking shots at Microsoft. It has been great, but now it is time to shift focus. Nintendo have always been out on their own, not following trends of the others and definitely carving their own path. This year’s E3 will be no exce...

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