New Splatoon weapons arriving tonight

Categories: News, Wii U

Weapons incoming! Splatoon fans, get ready for the N-ZAP ’89 and the Octobrush, two new weapons making their way to Inkopolis tonight! The N-ZAP ’89 is similar to the N-ZAP ’85, another downloadable weapon released by the Splatoon team last month. But, while the original N-ZAP is gray in color,…

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Preview: Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: 3DS, News

With a total of nine games released under its name, Pokémon Mystery Dungeon is the longest running spin-off from the monster catching RPG franchise. The last title, Gates to Infinity, however, was a bit of a letdown for fans, and it seems Spike Chunsoft is trying to fix some of…

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Blaziken is Pokkén Tournament's next fighter

Categories: News

Pokkén Tournament hit Japanese arcades yesterday. If you’re one of the lucky few that now has the opportunity to get your hands on it, please let us know how it is. For the rest of us, the glorious screenshots and high octane trailers will have to suffice. Speaking of which,…

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Taking a look back at Super Mario Land

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: News, Retro

A launch game for the original Gameboy, 1989’s Super Mario Land was specifically designed for the handheld by its creator, the late Gunpei Yokoi, and his team at Nintendo R&D1. As a result the title was the first game featuring Mario to be untouched by his creator Shigeru Miyamoto, and…

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Dark Pit stock numbers at Best Buy

Author: Josh Brown
Categories: Amiibo News, News

A reliable source within Best Buy has confirmed the possible stock numbers for the upcoming release of the Dark Pit amiibo on July 31st at Best Buy locations, and the report is positive for fans. According to the stock of one distribution center in California that stocks between 70-85 stores,…

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Palutena is an Amazon exclusive

Author: Josh Brown
Categories: Amiibo News, News

UPDATE: We’ve received information that Palutena is, indeed, a retail exclusive for Amazon. A placeholder page on Amazon is available here. It is not currently available for purchase, but check back at a later date to buy the amiibo. We’ll keep you posted with the latest information about ordering. We…

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The Nintendo Inquirer team remembers President Satoru Iwata

Author: Lauren Ganos
Categories: News

The gaming community came together to commemorate Nintendo President Satoru Iwata yesterday after receiving news that he had passed away on July 11th. While hearing about his death has been remarkably difficult for many, seeing people from all over the world express their heartfelt condolences over the huge loss has…

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Nintendo President Satoru Iwata passes away at age 55

Author: Lauren Ganos
Categories: News

The gaming world has taken a heavy hit today. Nintendo of Japan released a statement that announced the passing of Nintendo President Satoru Iwata yesterday, July 11th, 2015. The beloved CEO of Nintendo was the fourth person to hold the title of president at Nintendo. He was 55 years old…

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Smash Supremacy teams up with Nintendo Inquirer

Author: TJ Cencula
Categories: 3DS, Amiibo News, News, Wii U

We’re ecstatic to announce that the ever so talented T.J. of Smash Supremacy has teamed up with Nintendo Inquirer! From now on, you’ll be able to watch T.J.’s truly captivating amiibo battles right over at the Nintendo Inquirer and Amiibo News YouTube channel. Smash Supremacy is known for its quality-filled…

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Jakks Pacific's upcoming range of Nintendo merchandise

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: News

Jakks Pacific showed off a wide array of upcoming Nintendo merchandise at its San Diego Comic-Con panel yesterday. In the images below you can see a large focus on Mario and the Star Fox crew, but there are also some surprise appearances from Olimar, Skull Kid and the Animal Crossing…

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Next European Splatfest date announced

Categories: News, Wii U

While Team Rock ended up clobbering Team Pop during Europe’s maiden Splatfest last weekend, losing Splatoon players should find solace in knowing that another Splatfest is on its way! That’s right: according to a tweet made by Nintendo of Europe, the next Splatfest will pit Team Eating and Team Sleeping…

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