Shiny Magikarp event confirmed

Author: Jason Ganos
Categories: Mobile, News

Over the last several days, readers have been writing in to let us know they have encountered something shiny in Pokémon GO. Reports of Shiny Magikarp have appeared all over social media and eager trainers have been on the hunt. Now, the official Pokémon GO YouTube channel has confirmed the…

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Nintendo confirms 3DS patent case win on appeal

Categories: 3DS, News

A US Appeals Court recently confirmed a win for Nintendo in a 3DS patent case against Tomita Technologies International. Tomita asserted that the 3DS used hardware and technology that Tomita had patented, which the Appeals Court found untrue, ruling that the 3DS did not infringe upon the patent. This brought…

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Splatoon 2 Global Testfire Livestream

Author: Jason Ganos
Categories: News, Switch

  The upcoming Global Testfire for Splatoon 2 kicks of tomorrow, and the game’s Japanese Twitter account has now revealed which stages and weapons the players can expect to find The Testfire will take place on two new stages – The Reef and Musselforge Fitness. Battles will take place in…

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Nintendo Treehouse begins a behind-the-scenes Tumblr blog

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: News

Over the past few years we’ve seen a rise in prominence of the Nintendo Treehouse team. Situated at Nintendo of America’s HQ in Seattle, Washington, the Treehouse is responsible for localizing many first and third party games for Nintendo systems and has often been shrouded in secrecy. After several E3’s…

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Sailor Moon’s Luna available as DLC in Monster Hunter XX

Author: Ricky Berg
Categories: 3DS, News

Monster Hunter XX has only been out in Japan for a week but it’s already a success. Selling over 800,000 copies in its first weekend, it’s another testament to the popularity of the series in Japan. Along with those numbers comes its famous crossover promotions, and this newest one is…

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Official Japanese Mario Kart 8 Deluxe site launches

Categories: News, Switch

The official Japanese promotional site for upcoming Switch title Mario Kart 8 Deluxe has gone live. The website details the game’s tracks, characters, items and Battle Mode offerings through numerous screenshots and videos. While most of the information found on the site is probably old news to Mario Kart 8…

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