Posts by Brian Thomas
This fan-made Wind Waker mechanical scene will blow your hair back
By Brian Thomas on February 7th, 2019 0
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A Nintendo fan in China created one of the most beautiful pieces of fan art that I have ever laid eyes on. This re-creation of Link riding the King of the Red Lions from The Wind...
God of War art director injects realism into Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
By Brian Thomas on January 9th, 2019 0
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Talent recognizes talent, or at least inspires it in this case. The art director at Sony Santa Monica, the studio behind God of War, has started recreating characters featured in...
Top 10 best-selling GameCube games in US revealed
By Brian Thomas on December 11th, 2018 0
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If you are anything like me, you've had multiple arguments about which GameCube Zelda entry is better: The Wind Waker or Twilight Princess. If sales are any indication, Wind...
Wind Waker’s animator reveals his inspiration for the game
By Brian Thomas on November 8th, 2018 0
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During their Space World trade show in 2001, Nintendo pulled back the curtain on The Wind Waker, the latest in the Legend of Zelda franchise, only to receive harsh criticism from...
Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition sales exceeds Koei Tecmo’s expectations
By Brian Thomas on October 11th, 2018 0
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The Nintendo Switch has seen multiple re-released Wii U games in the form of a "Definitive" or "Deluxe" version: Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Pokken Tournament DX, and then there's the...
Nintendo Switch Online cloud saves kept for six months after subscription lapse
By Brian Thomas on September 26th, 2018 0
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After extreme backlash for the foggy details provided for their cloud saves, Nintendo has finally issued a statement to IGN that clarifies some Nintendo Switch Online details on...
Dr. Nintendo requires weekly check-ups in order to keep your Online NES games
By Brian Thomas on September 17th, 2018 0
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In the middle of the Nintendo Direct, development manager Shinya Takahashi introduced plans for the online service dubbed Nintendo Switch Online. The upcoming subscription will...
Purple-and-silver New Nintendo 2DS XL is arriving in North America
By Brian Thomas on September 1st, 2018 0
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Nintendo of America recently announced the latest color addition to the 2DS family, the New Nintendo 2DS XL Purple + Silver. Releasing September 28, this new model features the...
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate steelbook is available to preorder at Nintendo UK Store
By Brian Thomas on August 13th, 2018 0
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Shortly after the latest Nintendo Direct, Nintendo UK announced that fans of the series will be able to get their hands on a stunning steelbook for Super Smash Bros....
Majora’s Mask’s Moon is an Assist Trophy in Smash Bros. Ultimate, among others
By Brian Thomas on August 8th, 2018 0
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One of the many exciting announcements from today’s Nintendo Direct was the addition of multiple new Assist Trophies, the helpful items that are used to summon characters at...
Hori announces Zelda- and Mario-themed D-Pad Joy-Cons, limited to handheld mode
By Brian Thomas on July 31st, 2018 0
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In addition to their GameCube-Inspired Pro Controllers for Nintendo Switch, Hori has announced Mario- and Zelda-themed versions of their left D-Pad Joy-Cons.  Each left Joy-Con...
GameCube-style Smash Bros. controllers with customizable C-Stick are approaching
By Brian Thomas on July 30th, 2018 0
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Renowned video game accessory company PDP has announced a new line of GameCube-style Pro Controllers for the Nintendo Switch. Much like the recently announced series of...
Nintendo’s Bill Trinen discusses potential Smash Bros. Ultimate demo and DLC
By Brian Thomas on July 23rd, 2018 0
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Last weekend, San Diego Comic-Con saw a surplus of superhero movie trailers and news that delighted fans. In all the excitement, however, you may have missed the potential for a...
More updates are drifting into Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
By Brian Thomas on July 16th, 2018 0
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Hot off the heels of the recent integration of Nintendo Labo in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, it would seem that more updates are going to be announced for the title soon. Head of software...
The future of Nintendo’s eShop includes 20-30 titles per week
By Brian Thomas on July 11th, 2018 0
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Nintendo held their 78th annual general shareholder’s meeting at the end of June where executives fielded questions about the future of the Nintendo Switch, and more...