Last year we saw the release of the NES mini; a plug and play console that contained 30 games that were perfectly emulated and had that Nintendo ‘magic’; that je ne c’est quoi that make people lose their minds and “have” to own it.
What happened will go down in legend, like the Buzz Lightyear farce of ’93, Nintendo completely underestimated demand and the thing sold out as it touched down on shop floors leading to extreme stock shortages. It caused out-roar on the internet as people struggled to secure their console and those who were interested in it (including me) could never hope to acquire one without giving in the outrageous prices scalpers were asking. Continue reading
Nintendo have avoided doing a press conference at E3 for the last 3 years now, instead opting to do a Nintendo Direct, which up until this year – hasn’t really paid off for them. The reason behind this is simple; they spend too much time on one game and neglect to have a strong support of smaller titles to keep us interested. While they didn’t stray too far from this template; what they did show was incredibly strong and exciting for Switch owners and those hoping to buy one in the near future. Continue reading
Eurogamer have a source who has revealed that Nintendo are to release a SNES Classic Mini in 2017.
This news comes just days after Nintendo discontinued the NES Mini Classic worldwide and it does explain that move.
This rumour certainly has some weight to it as well. It was Eurogamer and their source who broke the news about the NES Mini months before it was officially announced!
They know their stuff so watch this space!
We can assume that this will follow the same format as the NES Classic featuring 30 games, HDMI output, display options and super short controller cables!
If this does come to be true I’ll be preordering it because I don’t want to miss this at all!
Today it was confirmed by Eurogamer that not only has Nintendo discontinued the NES Mini in North America and Japan but they have also discontinued it here in Europe too! Continue reading
…still can’t believe they didn’t call it Spla2n 😦
If you have recently purchased a Nintendo Switch and blasted your way through Zelda, you may be completley lost and what to play next and it may even be gathering dust already. Fear not! For the Splatoon 2 beta is live throughout this weekend! Continue reading
The good news is that Nintendo have successfully solved the desyncing joycon issue!
The bad news is – it requires you sending them the defective units! Continue reading
…we are a happy-go-lucky bunch really!
As much as we all get up in each others throats about how much my Xbox could beat up your Playstation, there are these unique little moments in time where everyone just appreciates the goodness in games and what they have accomplished within their genres. Continue reading