Badge Arcade News: 2/17/17

Categories: 3DS

Monochromatic Kirby badges from the Game Boy era wiggle their way through the Badge Arcade today, as well as the genetically-engineered Legendary himself, Mewtwo. Remember, brand-new Kirby badges float into the Badge Arcade this week, heavily inspired by Kirby’s Dream Land 3 and Kirby & the Amazing Mirror! For those…

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Nintendo’s Chicago Switch event live blog and gallery

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: News, Switch

Nintendo is currently touring the Switch around the United States, and our team’s Lauren and Jason are on hand to check out the Chicago event! We’ll keep this post updated with photos and more throughout the afternoon, so stay tuned! 16:50 CST – That’s it for the event! We’ll be…

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Wind Waker: A sea of greatness

Categories: Retro

When Wind Waker hit store shelves back in 2003, I was six years old and barely knew how to hold a game controller properly, let alone play a fully fleshed out RPG. I had only received my first video game the year prior in the form of a Game Boy…

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Pokémon Mega Construx sets coming this Summer

Author: Ricky Berg
Categories: Merchandise, News

It looks like trainers will have a new way to collect ‘em all this summer, as Mattel has just announced a new line of Mega Construx, a subdivision of their Mega Bloks line of building toys, in partnership with the Pokémon Company International. Details are currently scarce, but so far…

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World’s first Nintendo Switch unboxing video

Author: Bryan Finch
Categories: News, Switch

After the earlier video of the Nintendo Switch’s user interface posted online by NeoGAF user hiphoptherobot hit the web, FloKO reached out to him to shoot an unboxing of the system. The video shows the interior and exterior of the box, as well as all of the contents, including the…

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Nintendo Switch UI leaks in a new video

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: News, Switch

While the Switch is now a mere two weeks and one day away, some lucky people have gotten their hands on it earlier. While it’s seemingly mostly members of the media, a few consoles have slipped through the cracks and into the hands of every day fans. One such fan…

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Badge Arcade News: 2/16/17

Categories: 3DS

Brand new Kirby badges float into the Badge Arcade this week, heavily inspired by Kirby’s Dream Land 3 and Kirby & the Amazing Mirror! For those of you not into the bulbous pink ball of fluff and all his adorable antics (seriously, what’s wrong with you?) there’s a horde of…

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eShop Update: Week of 2/16/17 (North America)

Categories: 3DS, Retro, Wii U

This week in the Nintendo eShop: Tank Troopers rolls out, Bob gets incepted, and persons of lordly caliber invade Wii U Virtual Consoles. I hope you’ve been diligently saving up some Gil, as a small Final Fantasy 30th Anniversary sale breaks up the recent dry spell plaguing the eShop over…

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