Retro 3-Pack amiibo exclusive to GameStop

Author: Josh Brown
Categories: Amiibo News, News

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…

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The History of Nintendo Competitions: Part 4

Author: Jason Ganos
Categories: Retro

Please note: This is Part 4 in a series of articles covering the history of Nintendo game competitions. Part 1 explored The Nintendo World Championships, Super Star Fox Weekend and Powerfest ‘94. Part 2 discussed the Nintendo Campus Challenges in 1991 and 1992. Part 3 looked at the Blockbuster World…

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Before There Was NES: Part 1

Categories: Features, Retro

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,…

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Paying tribute to our favorite pink puff, Kirby

Author: Josh Brown
Categories: 3DS, Retro, Wii U

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…

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Summary of Nintendo’s 2015 CSR report

Categories: News

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….

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Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer variant cards

Author: Lauren Ganos
Categories: 3DS, Amiibo News, News

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…

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Nintendo’s financials are looking up

Categories: News

Nintendo has shared its Earnings Release for Q1 2015, and thanks to amiibo, a solid showing by 3DS, and newcomer Splatoon, they paint an encouraging picture. Since the launch of Wii U in 2012, Nintendo has been posting uncharacteristic financial losses on a consistent basis. Last fiscal year’s overall earnings…

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