Character Column: F-Zero’s Captain Falcon is sometimes fiery, sometimes cool, and always awesome

Categories: 3DS, News, Retro, Wii U

Welcome to the Character Column! Each week, I’ll be taking a look at a different character from Nintendo’s long and esteemed history, and I’ll analyze what makes them interesting, nuanced, or just plain memorable. Whether they’re heroes, villains or NPCs, I’ll explain why they deserve respect or love from the…

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June’s Anime Loot Crate to feature exclusive Splatoon item

Author: Bryan Finch
Categories: News, Wii U

Loot Crate, a monthly direct-to-door box of nerdy collectibles, books, and clothing, has revealed the June theme for its “Loot Anime” crate: “Victory.” The box will have five exclusive items from sports and team-based competition series such as Free! and Yowamushi Pedal, but most interestingly will feature an item based…

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Speculation: Alola Pokédex hints at name theme for islands

Author: Jaxson Tapp
Categories: 3DS, News

A screenshot of the Alola Pokédex in one of the new trailers posted on Pokémon’s Japanese YouTube channel shows two different Pokédexes: Alola Pokédex and the MeleMele Pokédex. With three blank spots below those two, it can be assumed that the Alola Pokédex takes into account all Pokémon in the…

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Kirby’s Dream Land 3: Hand drawn heart

Author: Ricky Berg
Categories: News, Retro, Wii U

The Super Nintendo was approaching the end of its console life and the N64 was already finding its way into players hands; HAL Laboratory decided to give Kirby another starring role on the SNES. As the last Nintendo published game on the Super Nintendo, Kirby’s Dream Land 3 was a…

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Badge Arcade News: 6/3/16

Categories: 3DS, News

Hey, kids and squids! In celebration of Splatoon’s one-year anniversary, a bunch of new catchers have arrived in the Nintendo Badge Arcade these last two days. In addition to old favorites, never-before-seen badges based on Splatfest themes (even international ones!) and crossovers with other series are now available. Check out…

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Three pairs of Journeys-exclusive Vans x Nintendo now available

Author: Lauren Musni
Categories: News

Say what?! As if all the newly released products from Vans weren’t enough today, we’ve also gotten word of three exclusive pairs of Vans Nintendo designs only available at Journeys. These extra awesome shoes include Nintendo and Vans Era Mario and Friends Skate Shoe, Nintendo and Vans Authentic Super Mario…

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Nintendo Vans are now available on Vans.com!

Author: Logan Plant
Categories: News

Yup, that’s right: The official line of Nintendo Vans are available now at Vans.com! There are various different styles available, including new styles that were not announced previously. Some of the new designs include the classic 8-bit mushrooms, Bob-omb shoes for toddlers and more variations on the NES design. There…

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New Kuttari Cuties announced for Japan

Author: Ricky Berg
Categories: News

Today, a new line of Pokémon Kuttari Cutie plushes was announced for release in Japan! Just like the previously released Kuttari these are perfect for displaying on their own or stacking with others and feature a lying-down style unique to most Pokémon plushes. Coming June 18th to Pokémon Center stores,…

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There’s a new Miitomo Drop theme: Wedding Bliss

Author: Jaxson Tapp
Categories: News

Have you ever dreamed of having your Mii get Mii-Married? Does your Mii just want to party in a fancy tux? You’re in luck! A brand new Miitomo Drop theme is available, and it’s all about weddings! Each of the three stages features different wedding attire, whether you’re the bride,…

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Famicom style N-Zap coming to Splatoon

Author: Jaxson Tapp
Categories: News, Wii U

The Japanese Splatoon Twitter account announced today that there will be a Famicom-style N-Zap coming to Splatoon in the June 7th update. The N-Zap ‘83 is shooter-style weapon, like its predecessors, and features the Point-Sensor as its sub weapon and the Kraken special.

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