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By Dave, February 7, 2017 0 Switch

Over the last decade or so, there are those who would argue that the Japanese game development industry has fallen behind the west. Claims that Japanese studios struggle to make use of the latest game engines and software technology. While… Read More »

By Dave, February 5, 2017 0 PAX Prime 2016

We have both good news and bad news about World to the West. The good news is that there was always a HUGE lineup to play this game. Through the entire Nindies@Night event and at the demo station in the… Read More »

By Dave, February 2, 2017 0 News

Nintendo’s most recent financial results were quite the mixed bag. Overall profits are higher than expected, but the actual operational profits are expected to be lower than previous projections. Super Mario Run had huge download numbers, but a lower than… Read More »

By Dave, January 31, 2017 0 Switch

1-2-Switch isn’t even on the market yet but we’re already seeing the first “homage” to the game in the form of 1-2-Swift. It’s basically a clone of the Wild West shoot-out mini game from 1-2-Switch. It uses the HTC Vive… Read More »

By Dave, January 27, 2017 0 Switch

Nintendo Switch Preview Tour in Toronto – Part One: What’s This All About? This afternoon, two members of the Nintendo Fire team had the privilege of spending the afternoon at the Toronto stop on Nintendo’s Preview Tour for the new,… Read More »

By Dave, January 25, 2017 0 Mobile, News

Fans of Pokémon games who’ve been playing on varying devices for a while likely set a timer to wake up and start playing this one immediately… but if you’re a recent Poké-convert—say, for example, during the recent popularity explosion of… Read More »

By Dave, January 23, 2017 0 3DS, NEW 3DS, News

Many fans of the Harvest Moon series will be excited to learn that Marvelous has finally confirmed that Story of Seasons: Trio of Towns will indeed head to North America… and it’ll be here before the first year’s quarter is… Read More »

By Dave, January 23, 2017 0 PAX

Are you heading to PAX South next weekend? It’s happening from January 27th-29th in San Antonio, Texas at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, and Nintendo will be there to showcase the Switch and a handful of games—including some highly,… Read More »

By Dave, January 20, 2017 0 News

For the past decade, those wobbly little avatars have been a part of the Nintendo gaming experience. Creating Miis to look like you, your friends, celebrities, have all been tied into Nintendo systems as an extension of the gameplay, with… Read More »

By Dave, January 19, 2017 0 News, Switch

Fans of Japanese games, rejoice! Trailers have just hit online for Koei Tecmo’s upcoming releases from two of its most popular franchises. Now, here’s the thing—Romance of the Three Kingdoms XIII and Nobunaga’s Ambition: Sphere of Influence aren’t brand-new releases,… Read More »