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Microsoft Clarifies Deal With Nintendo Focuses on Call of Duty

When Microsoft announced the 10-year deal with Nintendo to bring the Call of Duty franchise to its platforms, it involuntarily caused a bit of a misunderstanding. The original tweet by vice chair…

February 25, 2023 | 06:54 EST

Link standing in a doorway framed by sunlight in Zelda Tears of the Kingdom

(Updated) DMCA'd Zelda Pitch Documentary Restored

Update: DidYouKnowGaming's Zelda documentary has been restored to YouTube. In a tweet posted yesterday, the documentary makers claimed victory with regards to the video, stating "we won" and posting…

December 8, 2022 | 11:04 EST

A soldier in a ghillie suit in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2

Microsoft Signs 10-Year Call Of Duty Deal With Nintendo

Microsoft has signed a 10-year deal with Nintendo to bring Call of Duty to the Japanese gaming giant's hardware. In addition, Phil Spencer has also confirmed that Call of Duty will continue to be…

December 7, 2022 | 09:30 EST

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Everything Announced At Today's Nintendo Indie World Showcase

Today saw another Nintendo Indie World showcase, with the presentation showing off plenty of indie titles coming to Nintendo Switch soon. As you'd imagine, it's a pretty packed itinerary for the…

November 9, 2022 | 12:34 EST

Ghost Song

Ghost Song Review

The Metroidvania style of game is one of the oldest, but it's also one of the trickiest. It has to be structured in such a way as to avoid tedium while still providing a nice degree of challenge.…

November 1, 2022 | 01:08 EDT

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Nintendo Reaches Settlement In Labor Dispute

Nintendo has reached a settlement in a labor complaint brought against it by a QA tester alleging anti-union activity. The settlement necessitates the payment of damages and back pay to tester…

October 13, 2022 | 10:55 EDT

A bustling zoo scene full of park guests, attractions, and signs in Let's Build A Zoo, the No More Robots game that benefited from Argentinian region-swapping sales

Let's Build A Zoo Finds Hope In Nintendo Region Swapping Woes

Thanks to a quirk of digital storefront pricing, it's possible for consumers to buy games from digital stores at a fraction of their intended cost by simply swapping their region. No More Robots'…

October 13, 2022 | 09:40 EDT

nintendo switch bans anime tiddies, screenshot of in game character from Hot Tentacles Shooter has Nintedo logo censor bars placed over her top and lower half of the nude body

Nintendo Switch Bans Bare Anime Boobs

According to publisher Gamuzumi, Nintendo bans games with anime nudity involved, even though previously released games on the Switch Store allowed this type of content. With this policy change, we…

October 5, 2022 | 04:08 EDT

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Nintendo Labor Complaint Worker Shares Their Story

A Nintendo worker who submitted a labor complaint against the company earlier this year has given an interview in which they share their story. Mackenzie Clifton says they're speaking out in order to…

September 29, 2022 | 09:55 EDT

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Everything Announced At Today's Nintendo Direct

Today, Nintendo held a brand new Nintendo Direct presentation mainly focusing on games coming to the Switch this winter. The presentation offered some pretty exciting announcements, so here's…

September 13, 2022 | 10:08 EDT

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Microsoft and Nintendo Respond to Sony's PS5 Price Hike

Yesterday, we learned that Sony would be increasing the price of the PlayStation 5 in Japan, Europe, China, Australia, Mexico, Canada, and the UK. Due to this extremely random and seemingly…

August 26, 2022 | 12:49 EDT

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Nintendo Faces Sexual Harassment Allegations

It has been brought to light that some of Nintendo's testers may have gone through years of sexual harassment at the hands of some of Nintendo's contractors. The female game testers even went as far…

August 16, 2022 | 04:08 EDT

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Nintendo Receives Second Labor Complaint This Year

Nintendo has received its second labor complaint this year. Another worker has filed a complaint against the gaming giant, alleging that the company imposed "coercive rules" and that it retaliated…

August 11, 2022 | 10:07 EDT

Fire Emblem Fates

Wii U and Nintendo 3DS eShop Discontinuation Dates Revealed

For those of you who are still rocking a Wii U and a Nintendo 3DS, today is a sad day, with the Wii U and Nintendo 3DS eShop discontinuation dates finally being announced after months of waiting. To…

July 19, 2022 | 10:50 EDT

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Nintendo Buys CG Production Company, Renames It To Nintendo Pictures

Nintendo has acquired a production company by the name of Dynamo Pictures. The Japanese gaming giant has acquired 100% of the shares in the CG production company and intends to rename it "Nintendo…

July 14, 2022 | 07:25 EDT

Iwata and Reggie in Nintendo's controversial Tomodachi Life, which came under fire for not recognizing same-sex relationships

Nintendo Recognizes Same-Sex Partners In New Diversity Policies

Nintendo has released a new CSR (corporate social responsibility) document that outlines its policies towards diversity, work-life balance, and other important aspects of corporate culture. Included…

July 13, 2022 | 10:13 EDT

Mario Strikers Battle League has flashy animations

Mario Sports Titles Should Go Beyond Mario Strikers' Energetic Art Direction

I think it’s fair to say that Mario Strikers: Battle League wasn’t exactly an expected title at the time of its announcement. In terms of the array of Mario sports spin offs that could have been…

July 5, 2022 | 12:00 EDT

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Everything Announced During Today's Nintendo Direct Mini

Today, a new Nintendo Direct Mini presentation aired, showing off several third-party games heading to Nintendo Switch. Among other things, we finally got a Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope release…

June 28, 2022 | 09:56 EDT

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Next Nintendo Direct Mini Set For Tomorrow

Nintendo has announced that a new Nintendo Direct Mini presentation is to air tomorrow. The presentation will show off around 25 minutes of content from upcoming third-party Switch games and will air…

June 27, 2022 | 09:09 EDT

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Pokemon Scarlet and Violet Release Date Announced

Nintendo has revealed the Pokemon Scarlet and Violet release date. The next mainline entries in the long-running Pokemon series will arrive for Nintendo Switch this November, bringing a host of new…

June 1, 2022 | 09:08 EDT

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Nintendo's Fifth Largest Shareholder is Now Saudi Arabia's PIF

The Saudi Arabia Public Investment Fund has purchased a 5% stake in Nintendo. This purchase, which makes the PIF Nintendo's 5th biggest shareholder, is part of a wider push on the PIF's part to…

May 18, 2022 | 09:09 EDT

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Pokemon Home BDSP And Arceus Compatibility Coming Soon

Have you been waiting to bring over your Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl team to Pokemon Home? Well, you might not have to wait much longer. Nintendo has confirmed that Pokemon Home BDSP …

May 12, 2022 | 10:13 EDT

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Everything Announced At The Nintendo Indie World Showcase

Nintendo dropped another Indie World showcase earlier today, and as you might expect, it came complete with a number of exciting indie announcements for games coming to the Switch. Still no Hollow…

May 11, 2022 | 11:05 EDT

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Nintendo Cuts Switch Sales Forecast by 10%

Nintendo says it's expecting 10% fewer Nintendo Switch sales this year despite strong demand for the console. This revised forecast is largely due to the ongoing chip shortage, issues with the supply…

May 2, 2022 | 10:57 EDT

A gameplay scene in Splatoon 3

Splatoon 3 Release Date Revealed For September

Nintendo has revealed the Splatoon 3 release date. The multiplayer arena shooter is coming to Nintendo Switch this September, bringing with it a host of new and returning maps, weapons, gameplay…

April 22, 2022 | 09:13 EDT

Advance Wars Re-Boot Switch

Behind the Early Advance Wars Copy: An Interview With Rachael Adamson

Celebrity can come fast, especially when it is through random chance. That is the case for Rachael Adamson, a young woman living in the United Kingdom who found herself an instant celebrity because…

April 16, 2022 | 02:42 EDT

Advance Wars 1+2: Re-Boot Camp

Someone is Playing Advance Wars 1+2: Re-Boot Camp Early

For those who aren't in the know, Advance Wars 1+2: Re-Boot Camp has been delayed twice. The first time it was delayed from 2021 to Spring 2022 due to "more time for fine tuning" needed, and the…

April 11, 2022 | 12:16 EDT

Break through the game!

tERRORbane Review

Programming is a key part of gaming and it's no easy task. Even an expert with code can create something that works flawlessly every single time until one day, it just doesn't. Then, it's a whole…

March 31, 2022 | 11:30 EDT

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The Problem with Modern Mario Sports Games

There are plenty of reasons to be excited about Mario Strikers: Battle League. Aside from it being the first Mario soccer game since 2007’s Mario Strikers Charged for the Nintendo Wii and Next Level…

March 17, 2022 | 01:00 EDT

Dimensional crossroads.

What Lies In The Multiverse Review

I think most of us would revel in the idea of living in the multiverse and recent studies have shown that that may be the case. Of course, that doesn't mean we're anywhere close to visiting parallel…

March 3, 2022 | 10:00 EST

Official art from A Link Between Worlds

12 Games to Pick Up on the 3DS and Wii U Before It's Too Late

The end of the 3DS and Wii U era has arrived, with Nintendo announcing their plans to shut down the consoles’ eShops in March 2023. Before games like Pokemon Sun and Moon end up going for $100 a…

February 18, 2022 | 11:00 EST

Mario in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

Nintendo Is on the Right Track Bundling Mario Kart 8 DLC Into Nintendo Switch Online

When the Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack tier was announced last fall, there was a lot of discussion around what it might cost, with that discussion turning into discourse once the Nintendo…

February 15, 2022 | 11:00 EST

The filled Wharf.

Dying Light 2 The Wharf Collectibles Guide

Dying Light 2 has a lot of areas to explore and the Wharf stands out for leading out into the water. This area is a bit smaller than others and has a layout of different clusters of buildings with…

February 9, 2022 | 06:55 EST

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Nintendo Direct Presentation Announced For Tomorrow

Nintendo has announced a new Nintendo Direct presentation. It's airing tomorrow and it'll focus on Switch games due to launch in the first half of 2022, according to Nintendo. We're getting around 40…

February 8, 2022 | 09:09 EST

It's out the window.

Bad Timing: The Dying Light 2 Immunity Mechanic Is Pointless

Techland's Dying Light, released in 2015, was a huge parkour-zombie-survival hit that still holds up today. It received an expansion called The Following, but officially became part of a series with…

February 4, 2022 | 12:00 EST

The world's your golf course.

RPGolf Legends Review

There are so many sports and each of them have their own areas of influence. The sporting world dominates much of the media and even spills into gaming. There are many popular titles and series that…

January 20, 2022 | 10:00 EST

The Terraria 1.4 Switch update being played on a Nintendo Switch console

Terraria 1.4 Switch Update Finally Launches

For several months, Terraria fans have had one question on their minds: when is Terraria 1.4 coming to Switch? Happily, today brings an answer to that question. The Terraria 1.4 Switch update,…

January 4, 2022 | 11:17 EST

A hectic platforming sequence in Dungeon Munchies, which launched on Switch despite there being no Switch Early Access program

(Updated) Dev Ignores Switch Early Access Rule With Unfinished Game

Update January 6th 9:14AM - Dungeon Munchies publisher Chorus Worldwide has issued a statement addressing concerns that the Switch version of the game is incomplete...sort of. Here's the statement in…

January 3, 2022 | 12:33 EST

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Nintendo Switch Hits New Weekly Sales Record In UK And Europe

The Nintendo Switch doesn't seem to be showing any signs of slowing down, despite its relatively advanced age. Nintendo's console is more than four years into its life cycle, but it's just had its…

December 10, 2021 | 09:30 EST

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The Mario Movie Will Be Better Than the Original, Even with Chris Pratt

It’s easy to be skeptical about next year’s Mario movie. There was already trepidation surrounding the project when it was announced that Illumination is producing it, the same studio responsible for…

November 29, 2021 | 11:00 EST

Graphic Bundle Takeoff!

Next Space Rebels Review

With the arrival of platforms like YouTube, content creation has become a viable way to make a living. The amount of content on it is seemingly limitless with a range of variety to match. There are…

November 16, 2021 | 12:00 EST

Billy Vs. The Leviathan

Rainbow Billy: The Curse of the Leviathan Review

The world can be an intimidating and scary place, but having friends and family can give you the strength to make your way through it. Bonding with people is not always easy and is filled with ups…

October 5, 2021 | 03:00 EDT

Fighting for the dogs!

The Last Friend Review

There are so many reasons to love dogs but one of the biggest is because they are creatures of pure goodness. They’re adorable, affectionate, playful, and fiercely loyal to those they care about.…

October 4, 2021 | 10:30 EDT

Center of the frame!

TOEM Review

Considering how far technology has come, almost anybody can be a photographer with the device they have on hand. Despite this, photography has always been kind of a passing element in videogames…

September 13, 2021 | 09:00 EDT

Coming through!

A Beginner’s Guide To Unbound: Worlds Apart

When it comes to games that use portals, transportation is the first thing that comes to mind but that’s not how Unbound: Worlds Apart works. You play as Soli, a mage who is able to open portals…

July 29, 2021 | 04:55 EDT

Portal power!

Unbound: Worlds Apart Review

It’s normal for humans to wonder about worlds beyond our own. This universe is a big place getting bigger every day and we’ve barely scratched its surface. Although, it’s not just other planets we’re…

July 28, 2021 | 01:00 EDT

Sailing Rough And Free!

Black Skylands Guide for Beginners

Being a pilot is not easy and neither is being a sailor. Imagine the challenges that come with trying to do both at once. Well, it’s what you’ll need to do if you want to have your own airship. Even…

July 12, 2021 | 02:48 EDT

The Open Skies!

The Sky Is Calling In Black Skylands!

Ever since humans looked up and saw birds soaring through the air, they’ve had the desire to fly. However, being cursed without wings, we had to use our creativity to come up with ways to explore the…

July 10, 2021 | 11:30 EDT