Category:  Events

By Micah, June 25, 2015 0 Events, Wii U

Although it’s coming after a slight delay here on Western shores, it’s almost time for the first ever Splatoon American / European Splatfest! The delay came out of matchmaking and connection problems in the first Japanese event, so as long… Read More »

By Faith, June 15, 2015 0 E3, Events

Today started the launch of Nintendo’s Nindies@Home E3 promotion, which is a limited time event (until June 22nd) where you can download nine free game demos… and after doing that, you’ll be eligible for a 15% discount on those games… Read More »

By Dave, June 11, 2015 0 E3, Events

It’s almost time! E3 is just around the corner, and Nintendo of America has released plenty of important details about the World Championships and how it’s going to play out. It’s been confirmed that the format will be comprised of… Read More »

By Faith, June 9, 2015 0 Events

Even though the Nintendo World Championships aren’t going to be the debut event of E3, it’ll still be a major headliner to start off several days of gaming mania. Now the Championship event will be happening after a Super Smash… Read More »

By Dave, June 4, 2015 0 Events, Mario

Why isn’t it already there? Uh, we’ll tell you. The World Video Game Hall of Fame is actually an initiative launched by the Strong National Museum of Play based in Rochester, NY. Headed up by a committee of academics, games… Read More »

By Dave, June 2, 2015 0 Events, Gamer Life

This past weekend saw the return of the Nintendo World Championship Qualifiers, as players battled it out for a spot in the Finals held at E3 later this month. Nintendo of America has gone ahead and used its new little… Read More »

By Micah, June 1, 2015 0 Events, Wii U

You know Nintendo… they like to make everything into a game, something interactive to get people engaged. With Splatoon, they’ve done that by showing off a “Splatometer” that needs to be filled up before Ranked Battle mode is released. There… Read More »

By Dave, May 22, 2015 0 Events, Wii U

Splatoon is almost here! And Nintendo has one more chance for you to try out online matches at zero cost. The final one-hour test demo—called the Splatoon Global Testfire—is on Saturday, May 23rd @ 6pm EST. One hour only! Did… Read More »

By Micah, May 21, 2015 0 Events

As exciting as it was to learn that Nintendo was reviving their World Championships event, reaction from Nintendo fans wasn’t exactly positive when we learned that only eight stores across the United States would be holding qualifiers. Additional details have… Read More »

By Micah, May 19, 2015 0 Events

What Nintendo fan didn’t get a little giddy at Nintendo’s announcement that they were reviving the Nintendo World Championships for this year’s E3? It’s going to bring back 1990 (aww yeah) and doubtless will capture the imagination of Nintendo fans… Read More »