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Mario Kart Tour Delayed Until Summer 2019

Announced exactly one year ago today, Nintendo’s upcoming mobile iteration of its best selling kart racer, Mario Kart Tour, has been delayed to this upcoming summer. スマートフォン向けアプリ『マリオカート ツアー』は、アプリの品質向上および配信後のサービス内容拡充のため、配信予定を2019年夏とさせていただきます。 pic.twitter.com/YhtI2DWw4H — 任天堂株式会社 (@Nintendo) January 31, 2019 The announcement comes from the release of Nintendo’s latest fiscal quarterly highlights, which shine a light on many aspects of the Japanese gaming giant’s business […]

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Report: Crash Team Racing Remaster to be Unveiled at the Game Awards 2018

Activision seems to be hinting at another big announcement for this Thursday’s Game Awards 2018, and it looks like they’re try to keep the nostalgia train a-rollin’. Over the past few days, members of the gaming media, along with various influencers (YouTube, Twitch, etc), received a mysterious package containing a pair of fuzzy, orange dice along with a note stating […]

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Breaking: Prima Games Shutting Down by 2019

Another unfortunate casualty in print games media has come to the end of its road. As first reported by EGM Now, the long-running and successful Prima Games will cease operations by the end of Spring 2019. In what was described as an “extremely difficult decision”, the Dorling Kindersley division of Penguin Random revealed to sources close to EGM yesterday that […]

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Deals of the Day: Best Buy’s Black Friday Ad Released

Believe it or not, Thanksgiving (US) is two weeks from today. Pretty soon you’re going to blink and it’s going to be Christmas. Time passes us by too fast, but I digress. With Black Friday bleeding into Thanksgiving more and more every year, retailers are pushing out their ads for the massive sales as soon as they can, and one of the first to do so is Best Buy. Best Buy is always a fan favorite to shop at on Black Friday, due to their selection of tech-related items on sale, which includes many popular video games and systems. Below are some hot ticket items to keep an eye on as you plan your budget for the biggest shopping day […]

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Super Smash Bros Ultimate Demo Arriving at Best Buy, Possibly this Week

Super Smash Bros fans who didn’t have the opportunity to get their hands on the prerelease demo during its convention run this summer will have the opportunity to very soon, as Best Buy retailers will be receiving demos for the highly anticipated title as soon as this week. Twitter user @ChaseJ_T posted a tweet yesterday containing a picture of a Best Buy Nintendo Switch demo kiosk, in which the screen prominently displayed the box art of Super Smash Bros Ultimate and the tag “Demo” below it. So appearently Best Buy Switch kiosks are getting Smash Ultimate demos this week. Maybe other stores are getting them this week too? pic.twitter.com/LS5Hy31Y9U — Chase (@ChaseJ_T) November 6, 2018 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js The retailers official twitter […]

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Super Smash Bros Ultimate DLC Line-Up Complete, Confirms Director

It looks like Nintendo’s Super Smash Bros team is further along that many anticipated with the DLC plans for their upcoming entry, Super Smash Bros Ultimate. Last night, series director Masahiro Sakurai released a series of tweets (in English as well, which isn’t common for him to do) confirming that the DLC line-up for the acclaimed fighting series has been completed, and will be developed entirely in-house by Nintendo. Sakurai stated “Super Smash Bros Ultimate’s DLC line-up is now complete. This time the selection was made entirely by Nintendo. I decided if we can create a fighter based on their selection, then come up with a plan.” Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’s DLC line-up is now complete. This time the selection […]

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Rumor: Nintendo Switch Support and Feedback Added to YouTube Page, App Incoming this Week?

Building off of yesterday’s post regarding a possible Nintendo Direct for this coming Thursday, November 8th, there seems to be more smoke emanating from the metaphorical fire in terms of possible confirmation. As first reported by NintendoWorldReport last night, on YouTube’s feedback page, the Nintendo Switch is now listed as a compatible device for viewing YouTube. Sources close with the site have identified this Thursday as a probable date. Both YouTube and Nintendo have yet to confirm this date yet. Normally, when official outlets have “leaks” like this happen, it’s only a matter of time until the rumor becomes factual. In this case, it’s almost a complete no-brainer for the largest content digital distributor in the world to create a Switch port of […]