August 11th, 2015
Amiibo News opens 5 Animal Crossing amiibo card booster packs
Join Amiibo Jason and Lauren as they once again have the time of their lives opening five Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer booster card packs! Will they find new cards to add to their collection? Watch and find out!
August 10th, 2015
Splatoon data mine reveals playable Octolings, a new stage, more
Hot on the heels of this month’s gargantuan Splatoon update, data miners have found some intriguing new content that appears to be headed to copies of the game sometime in the future. Data miner NWPlayer123, having searched through the bowels of the 2.0.0 update, has found evidence of playable Octolings…
August 9th, 2015
Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer New 3DS XL & amiibo cards unboxing video!
Join Lauren (also known as Happily Candied) and Amiibo Jason as they unbox the Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer New 3DS LL import from Japan and several packs of the brand new amiibo cards!
August 6th, 2015
Retro 3-Pack amiibo exclusive to GameStop
After almost a week of rumors, speculation and anticipation, GameStop finally confirmed what most already knew. The amiibo Retro 3-Pack will be coming exclusively to the retailer, released on September 25th. It includes R.O.B., the Duck Hunt Duo and Mr. Game & Watch amiibo figures. There will also be an…
August 5th, 2015
The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes reveal; Releases in NA 10/23
UPDATE: Nintendo has confirmed that Tri Force Heroes will release for the 3DS in North America on October 23rd. Even though Nintendo decided not to bring Zelda for Wii U to E3 this year, the venerable franchise will still have a presence at the show. Link, Link and Link made…
August 5th, 2015
New amiibo figures launching on 9/11 + Retro 3-Pack on 9/25
Nintendo has announced in its latest press release that a string of new amiibo will be released on the 11th of September. Most surprisingly, it was announced that the Mii Fighters will be released as a 3-Pack sometime in November. Also announced was the confirmation of a Retro 3-Pack, which…
August 4th, 2015
Before There Was NES: Part 1
The Nintendo that we know and love, the one that has brought countless innovations turned standards to the video game industry, has a long, inventive past. Perhaps much longer than you realize. It’s no secret that the company we now know as Nintendo was founded well over a century ago,…
August 4th, 2015
Paying tribute to our favorite pink puff, Kirby
Over the years, Nintendo has introduced many remarkable and unforgettable characters to the hearts and minds of gamers of all ages. Thanks in part to Nintendo’s persistence of establishing long-running, memorable franchises each time it develops a game, the company creates a character and a world for the character to…
August 3rd, 2015
Summary of Nintendo's 2015 CSR report
Nintendo has released its corporate social responsibility (CSR) report. A CSR report, in layman’s terms, is essentially an explanation and description of a company’s culture and guiding philosophies behind its business. It offers an intriguing glimpse into the hearts and minds of the people who create our favorite video games….
August 2nd, 2015
Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer variant cards
It looks like limited edition amiibo cards are the latest rarities to hit the toys-to-life world for Nintendo. From what we can tell, variant cards of popular Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer characters will be exclusive to a Japanese magazine. The subtle differences in Isabelle’s stance and facial expression are…
August 1st, 2015
Hands-on with Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer amiibo cards
The Nintendo Inquirer team had its first hands-on experience with the all new Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer amiibo cards. For the first time ever, Nintendo has released amiibo in card form, and we were eager to see what the cards were like in hand. And, to be perfectly honest,…
July 31st, 2015
New weapons for Splatoon tonight + a new Splatfest announced!
Ahead of the big August update coming to Splatoon for the Wii U on August 5th, where tons of new content will be available for free in a software update, Nintendo is rolling out a couple of new weapons tonight, at 7 p.m. PST. Available in Ammo Knights, the two…