Nintendo

Remembering Donkey Kong Country Exposed

How Nintendo’s promotional VHS taped changed how we learn about upcoming titles....

by Justin Berube - September 9, 2014

GDC 2014: Animal Crossing Developers Discuss Franchises, Communication, and Diversity.

Katsuya Eguchi and Aya Kyogoku Explain 'How to Turn a New Leaf at the Animal Crossing.'...

by Aaron Kaluszka - March 23, 2014

Now You're Phoning With Power

Who says Nintendo and mobile devices can't get along?...

by Andrew Brown - February 25, 2014

Nintendo's Third Pillar: How Nintendo Plans to Improve Your Quality of Life

In a few words, Iwata provided quite a lot of information on Nintendo's newest business venture....

by James Jones - February 3, 2014

35 Minute Audio Discussion On Kirby Triple Deluxe

Daan and special guest Tim Chaten talk about Kirby's latest adventure!...

by Daan Koopman - January 12, 2014

National StreetPass Weekend Interview with Bill Trinen

Hear about this special 3DS event from Nintendo of America's Bill Trinen....

by Justin Baker, Curtis Bonds, and Kimberly Keller - December 14, 2013

Nintendo's Forgotten Product Lines: Mahjong

Forget about that mahjong parlor! You can play at home with this hot new set!...

by Danny Bivens - November 26, 2013

Nintendo's Forgotten Product Lines: Go

The most expensive game related item on the market from Nintendo is not a home console....

by Danny Bivens - November 26, 2013

Nintendo's Forgotten Product Lines: Shogi

Japanese chess, anyone?...

by Danny Bivens - November 26, 2013

Nintendo's Forgotten Product Lines: Hyakunin Isshu

Pick up that card as fast as you can!...

by Danny Bivens - November 26, 2013

Nintendo's Forgotten Product Lines: Hanafuda and Kabufuda

This old school card game that helped build the company is still on the store shelves and enjoyed by people in Japan....

by Danny Bivens - November 26, 2013

Nintendo's Forgotten Product Lines: Character Playing Cards

Spice up your weekly poker game with some of these cool Nintendo playing cards....

by Danny Bivens - November 26, 2013

Nintendo's Forgotten Product Lines: Traditional Playing Cards

Mario isn't plastered over everything Nintendo makes!...

by Danny Bivens - November 26, 2013

Nintendo's Forgotten Product Lines

Nintendo is all about the games. ALL of them. ...

by Danny Bivens - November 26, 2013

Japan eShop Round-Up (10/23/2013)

This week is all about Sega, Nintendo and Capcom....

by Danny Bivens - October 25, 2013

Paving the Way We Play: Future Folders

A little customization could go a long way....

by Andrew Brown - September 2, 2013

Missed Opportunities: KK Slider and a Wii Wheel

Some thoughts on things Nintendo may not have exploited enough....

by Nicholas Bray - August 24, 2013

Beyond the Pixels

Just what is over there behind the curtain?...

by Nicholas Bray - July 12, 2013

BLOG: Meet Up With Fellow Nintendo Fans at the E3 Best Buy Events

We've updated our list of staff members attending events. Come join us!...

by Neal Ronaghan - June 11, 2013

BLOG: Hidemaro Fujibayashi: The Oracle of Portable and Modern Zelda

The Oracle games kicked off the Zelda career for a Capcom employee who moved on to Nintendo and heading up Skyward Sword's development....

by Neal Ronaghan - June 5, 2013

ROUNDTABLE: Roundtable Discussion: Game & Wario

Did Crowdfarter warm our icy hearts?...

by Justin Baker, Patrick Barnett, Justin Berube, Andrew Brown, J.P. Corbran, Alex Culafi, James Jones, Zack Kaplan, Tom Malina, Josh Max, Jonathan Metts, and Neal Ronaghan - May 29, 2013

BLOG: Why the E3 Snub Is What We Should All Want 

Taking the Direct approach is nothing but good news....

by Tyler Ohlew - April 25, 2013

BLOG: Circle Pad Pro XL Photos

The frankenstick got even bigger!...

by Nicholas Bray and Neal Ronaghan - April 23, 2013

BLOG: Call from EU: One Year with Satoru Shibata

We discuss one very classy man, who also happens to be NoE's president. ...

by Daan Koopman - April 22, 2013

BLOG: Call from EU: A First 2013 Reflection

We look back at the first quarter of 2013 and look ahead at what is right around the... oh....

by Daan Koopman - April 11, 2013

BLOG: A StarTropics Alternate History Lesson

Man, I miss the StarTropics games......

by Neal Ronaghan - April 2, 2013

Japan eShop Round-Up (03/27/2013)

An action-packed week with Wario, motorbikes and spaceships!...

by Daan Koopman - March 29, 2013

BLOG: Monster Hunter Wii U in Da House!

The Japanese launch for Wii U is finally here and Danny got his hands on the Japan exclusive Monster Hunter bundle!...

by Danny Bivens - December 9, 2012

BLOG: Ranking the Professor Layton Series

A perplexing puzzle as one NWR staffer tries to figure out his favorite Layton games....

by Phillip Stortzum - November 17, 2012

BLOG: Attractive Attractions: Most Anticipated Nintendo Land Games

An NWR staffer grabs some funnel cake and ranks his most anticipated Nintendo Land attractions....

by Phillip Stortzum - November 17, 2012

ROUNDTABLE: Predictions for Sept. 13 Wii U Event

The entire NWR staff predict Wii U price, date, pack-ins and other possible megatons!...

by Patrick Barnett, Justin Berube, Danny Bivens, Nicholas Bray, James Charlton, Michael Cole, James Dawson, Mike Gamin, Andy Goergen, Pedro Hernandez, Josh Max, Zachary Miller, Tyler Ohlew, Carmine Red, Neal Ronaghan, Ariel Ruff, and Minoru Yamaizumi - September 8, 2012

Best of the Wii: Our Top 10 First-Party Wii Games

Nintendo made a lot of great games for the Wii. Watch us fight over them....

by Neal Ronaghan - September 6, 2012

BLOG: Seeking 3DS XL Protection for Long Walks on the Beach...

With the recent release of the 3DS XL, I go on a journey to find the perfect protection for my system....

by Ariel Ruff - September 4, 2012

The Nintendo Booths at PAX Prime 2012

Check out our first day pictures of Nintendo's PAX Prime 2012 presence!...

by Billy Berghammer - September 1, 2012

The State of Your Wii

With the Wii U looming, the staff of NWR comment on the condition of their Wii....

by Nicholas Bray, Andrew Brown, James Dawson, David Egolf, James Jones, Josh Max, Zachary Miller, and Scott Thompson - August 18, 2012

BLOG: Nintendo, The App Poacher

A counterpoint to Zach Miller's Brief Affair...

by Andy Goergen - August 8, 2012

Mario Does Not Wear Suits; He Transforms

According to Nintendo, Mario transforms into his outfits, he doesn't wear them....

by Neal Ronaghan - June 30, 2012

BLOG: Mariobilia: Special Edition Part 2

In New York City, everyone loves Nintendo....

by Andrew Brown - June 25, 2012

BLOG: Nintendo 3DS Software Showcase E3 2012 Livestream

Nintendo has an additional conference to showcase 3DS wares....

by Aaron Kaluszka - June 6, 2012

BLOG: Nintendo E3 2012 Presentation Livestream

Join us as Nintendo finally reveals their Wii U software line-up!...

by Jonathan Metts - June 5, 2012

BLOG: Nintendo Direct Pre E3 2012 Livestream

Join us as the Wii U bomb dropping begins early!...

by James Jones - June 3, 2012

Kirby's 20th Anniversary Collection: What We Expect Out of It: The Remakes

Because even the best games ever need a polish every now and then....

by James Dawson, Pedro Hernandez, and Neal Ronaghan - June 2, 2012

Kirby's 20th Anniversary Collection: What We Expect Out of It: Spin-Off Kirby Games: Air Rides and Puzzles

Kirby flies through the skies and complex puzzles in these games....

by Nate Andrews and James Dawson - June 2, 2012

Kirby's 20th Anniversary Collection: What We Expect Out of It: Spin-Off Kirby Games: Fab Four

Same charming Kirby, extremely varied gameplay....

by Michael Cole, Zachary Miller, and Neal Ronaghan - June 2, 2012

Kirby's 20th Anniversary Collection: What We Expect Out of It: Mainline Kirby Games: The New Kirbys in Town

These are the latest games under the Kirby name. Will they make it to the collection?...

by Andrew Brown and James Dawson - June 2, 2012

Kirby's 20th Anniversary Collection: What We Expect Out of It: Mainline Kirby Games: The Modern Age

Kirby goes 3D, and the 2D games shine with innovation....

by Nate Andrews, Pedro Hernandez, and Neal Ronaghan - June 2, 2012

Kirby's 20th Anniversary Collection: What We Expect Out of It: Mainline Kirby Games: The Early Years

Kirby's early beginnings are highlighted....

by Andrew Brown, Pedro Hernandez, and Zachary Miller - June 2, 2012

Kirby's 20th Anniversary Collection: What We Expect Out of It

The NWR staff gathers around to decipher what Kirby games could be in the collection....

by Nate Andrews, Andrew Brown, Michael Cole, James Dawson, Pedro Hernandez, Zachary Miller, and Neal Ronaghan - June 2, 2012

E3 Predictions 2012 - Bingo Edition: James D's Predictions

Localizations, rumors, expected announcements, and nonsense....

by James Dawson - May 31, 2012

BLOG: Pedro Sees a 3DS for the Very First Time

After a year since its release, Pedro finally witnesses a 3DS in action....

by Pedro Hernandez - April 25, 2012

Fave Five... Games That Were Worth the Wait

Patience is a virtue, and these games prove it can also yield some amazing rewards....

by Pedro Hernandez - April 18, 2012

Returning to Poké-mania: Nick's Recollections

I was on the road to Viridian City!...

by Nicholas Bray - April 9, 2012

Returning to Poké-mania

Do you have what it takes 2.B.A Master?...

by - April 9, 2012

BLOG: Nintendo's (Non) Reaction to Wii U Rumours

Could Nintendo's refusal to talk real specs hurt them in the end? It has before....

by James Charlton - April 9, 2012

Fave Five... Ambassador Games

I am the Ambassador of AWESOME. ...

by Josh Max - March 27, 2012

BLOG: Xenoblade Chronicles North American Unboxing

It's real. Nintendo of America was not pulling an elaborate prank....

by Neal Ronaghan - March 20, 2012

Making of a Myth: The Grueling Development of the Original Kid Icarus

Think Pit's climb out of the Underworld is tough? Try developing a game by yourself!...

by Devin Monnens - March 19, 2012

Fave Five... Mario Kart Games

Regardless of which Mario Kart game is your favorite, we can agree that the Blue Shell stinks....

by James Charlton - March 3, 2012

March to E3 2012 - February Edition

A roundup of this month's Wii U news and rumors....

by Nate Andrews - March 1, 2012

BLOG: Nintendo Direct Liveblog

We'll be live tracking each Nintendo Direct event starting with Japan's at 3 a.m. PDT and ending with North America's on 6 a.m. PDT....

by Neal Ronaghan - February 22, 2012

Nintendo Direct: What Do We Expect?

We speculate on what exactly Nintendo has in store....

by Patrick Barnett and Neal Ronaghan - February 21, 2012

Happy Valentine's Day from PokePark 2: Wonders Beyond!

These Pokemon cards are sure to brighten your day!...

by Pedro Hernandez - February 14, 2012

Rhythm Heaven: A Musical Paradise for Nintendo Fans

Nintendo World Report celebrates Rhythm Heaven by looking at its history at Nintendo....

by Pedro Hernandez - February 13, 2012

EXTRA LIFE: Wrecking Crew

The entire Wrecking Crew fanbase expresses his love for an NES launch title....

by Alex Culafi - January 25, 2012

What Are Nintendo's Developers Doing?: SPD Groups, Retro Studios, Intelligent Systems, and the Rest

Outside of EAD, what is going on with Nintendo's developers?...

by Neal Ronaghan - January 25, 2012

What Are Nintendo's Developers Doing?: EAD Groups

Nintendo's primary internal development comes from their many EAD groups....

by Neal Ronaghan - January 25, 2012

What Are Nintendo's Developers Doing?

We break down each of Nintendo's internal teams in an effort to make sense of the future....

by Neal Ronaghan - January 25, 2012

Staff Sez #7: Favorite Childhood Multiplayer Experiences

We all had great childhoods, all thanks to countless hours playing in front of the teevee....

by Pedro Hernandez - January 22, 2012

The Year in Review: 2011: Zach's Honorable Mentions & Year in Review

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times....

by Zachary Miller - January 21, 2012

The Year in Review: 2011: PLAY ALL THE GAMES IN 2011!

Daan Koopman plays as much as possible in 2011!...

by Daan Koopman - January 21, 2012

The Year in Review: 2011: Pedro Returns to LEGO Pirates

Having played very little of 2011's best, Pedro retreats to the magical world of Dream Land....

by Pedro Hernandez - January 21, 2012

NWR Staff's Favorite 10 Games of 2011: Xenoblade Chronicles

There is a reason gamers wanted this game badly in North America....

by James Jones - January 12, 2012

NWR Staff's Favorite 10 Games of 2011: The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword

A top 10 2011 list would not be complete without this great Zelda game....

by Patrick Barnett - January 4, 2012

NWR Staff's Favorite 10 Games of 2011: Mario Kart 7

A game doesn't have to innovate to entertain....

by James Dawson - January 3, 2012

NWR Staff's Favorite 10 Games of 2011: Super Mario 3D Land

EAD Tokyo does it again....

by J.P. Corbran - January 2, 2012

Staff Sez #6: Nintendo's New Year's Resolutions!

Nintendo's resolution may not be to lose weight, but they are interesting regardless!...

by Pedro Hernandez - December 29, 2011

BLOG: Santa's Requests are in: Nintendo Rules

Santa Claus has been keeping tabs on the kids' wishlists this year!...

by Andrew Brown - December 24, 2011

BLOG: A NWR Christmas Story: The Legend of Zelda: A Holiday for the Ages

With Christmas just a few days away, Pedro reminisces about the great holidays he spent with Link and friends....

by Pedro Hernandez - December 21, 2011

Staff Sez #4: Voices for the Legend of Zelda!

The plucky NWR staff come up with great casting choices for The Legend of Zelda!...

by Pedro Hernandez - December 15, 2011

BLOG: Comments on Nintendo's Q1 2012 Release List

Three Wii games, a 3DS game, and oh man, look at that eShop list!...

by Neal Ronaghan - December 13, 2011

BLOG: Circle Pad Pro Get!

Danny buys the Circle Pad Pro and tests it as a grip for unsupported games....

by Danny Bivens - December 10, 2011

Waluigi, We Hardly Knew Ye: The time I fooled the world

Or: how an April Fool's joke can become infamous....

by Andrew Brown - December 7, 2011

BLOG: The Kirby Pouch & Zelda 3DS

Check out pics of Kirby's Epic Pouch & the new Zelda 3DS!...

by Nicholas Bray - December 5, 2011

The Innovations of Mario Kart: Mario Kart Wii

Cowboy Jed says: LOOK AT THE FOOTAGE!!!...

by Pedro Hernandez - December 4, 2011

The Innovations of Mario Kart: Mario Kart DS

Is this both the definitive DS title and the best Mario Kart game EVER?...

by Pedro Hernandez - December 4, 2011

The Innovations of Mario Kart: Mario Kart: Double Dash!!

Does having two characters really mean it will be twice as fun?...

by Pedro Hernandez - December 4, 2011

The Innovations of Mario Kart: Mario Kart: Super Circuit

An underrated entry with its own set of innovations....

by Pedro Hernandez - December 4, 2011

The Innovations of Mario Kart: Mario Kart 64

Graphically revamped, Mario Kart 64's claim to fame was the addicting multiplayer....

by Pedro Hernandez - December 4, 2011

The Innovations of Mario Kart: Super Mario Kart

Super Mario Karts storms onto consoles and revolutionizes the industry in the process....

by Pedro Hernandez - December 4, 2011

The Innovations of Mario Kart

We take a look at the innovations that have shaped the Mario Kart franchise throughout the years....

by Pedro Hernandez - December 4, 2011

Waluigi, We Hardly Knew Ye

As we mourn the loss (?) of our beloved anti-Luigi, we look back at his rise and mostly downfall....

by Pedro Hernandez - December 3, 2011

Nintendo Cosplay Gallery

A collection of Australian cosplayers I've come across this year....

by Andrew Brown - November 30, 2011

BLOG: The Legend of Zelda Room

Nintendo opens a window to the land of Link in Redwood City....

by Aaron Kaluszka - November 26, 2011

How I Got My GameCube - A Remembrance of a System Launch : Aaron's Story

This GameCube had quite a story to tell before it ever came into Aaron's possession....

by Aaron Kaluszka - November 18, 2011

How I Got My GameCube - A Remembrance of a System Launch : Patrick's Story

Several games were sacrificed for the sake of a GameCube......

by Patrick Barnett - November 18, 2011

How I Got My GameCube - A Remembrance of a System Launch : Pedro's Story

Getting a GameCube on Black Friday? PREPOSTEROUS!...

by Pedro Hernandez - November 18, 2011

How I Got My GameCube - A Remembrance of a System Launch : Danny's Story

GameCube Getting - Bivens style!...

by Danny Bivens - November 18, 2011

How I Got My GameCube - A Remembrance of a System Launch : Neal's Story

Neal weaves a holiday tale of smashings, dark knights and pro skaters....

by Neal Ronaghan - November 18, 2011

How I Got My GameCube - A Remembrance of a System Launch 

The Nintendo World Report staff fondly looks back at how they obtained the fabled gaming cube....

by Patrick Barnett, Danny Bivens, Pedro Hernandez, Aaron Kaluszka, Zachary Miller, and Neal Ronaghan - November 18, 2011

The GameCube 10: The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker

Toon Link proves to be just as magnificent as his realistic counterpart, if not more....

by Neal Ronaghan - November 16, 2011

GCN10 Honorable Mentions: Day Eight

These Zelda titles may not have cracked the top ten, but they're are amazing in their own right....

by Pedro Hernandez - November 16, 2011

The Game Boy Player: Making Handheld Games Visible a Reality

Game Boy Advance games too small to see? GameCube has a solution for that......

by Pedro Hernandez - November 16, 2011

The GameCube 10: Animal Crossing

Living the quiet life was never more fun. ...

by Pedro Hernandez - November 14, 2011

Nick's Cool Cube Stuff

Well, at least I think they are cool....

by Nicholas Bray - November 14, 2011

GC/GBA Connectivity: Precursor to the Wii U?

Finally—the ability to play as Tingle....

by Pedro Hernandez and Zachary Miller - November 14, 2011

BLOG: Return of the Return: AM2R Demo

This independent remake of Metroid 2 is looking pretty fine....

by Nate Andrews - November 14, 2011

The GameCube 10: Super Mario Sunshine

There's something dirty on Isle Delfino......

by Andrew Brown - November 13, 2011

GCN10 Honorable Mentions: Day Four

Two Mario party games get their due....

by Pedro Hernandez and Josh Max - November 10, 2011

The GameCube 10: Super Smash Bros. Melee

The second remains the most beloved Smash Brothers of them all!...

by Jonathan Metts - November 10, 2011

The GameCube 10: Pikmin

One lost spaceman plus hundreds of ant-like creatures equals Nintendo charm like no other....

by Andy Goergen - November 9, 2011

GCN10 Honorable Mentions: Day Three

We hunt ghosts and Bulborbs today....

by Andrew Brown and J.P. Corbran - November 9, 2011

The Ideal Story: Mother 3 - Chapter 8

Our odd little journey comes to a close....

by Nate Andrews - November 8, 2011

GCN10 Honorable Mentions: Day Two

Today we revisit one of the best reasons to own a GameCube to Game Boy Advance Link Cable and an awesome skateboarding game....

by J.P. Corbran and Neal Ronaghan - November 8, 2011

Staff Sez #3: Nintendo's Financials

Oh no! Nintendo is losing money! What do our intrepid staff members have to say about it?...

by Karl Castaneda - November 2, 2011

Here Goes No Something: Mother 3 - Chapter 7

A penultimate segment loaded with poignant moments....

by Nate Andrews - November 1, 2011

Nintendo's Expansion Ports: The Standardization of Expansion: USB

The end of an era and the death of expansion ports. ...

by Danny Bivens - October 31, 2011

Nintendo's Expansion Ports: The GameCube Game Boy Player

Nintendo's Game Boy classics on the TV screen!...

by Pedro Hernandez - October 31, 2011

Nintendo's Expansion Ports: GameCube Broadband/Modem Adapter

How the little cube that could connected to the internet....

by Danny Bivens - October 31, 2011

Nintendo's Expansion Ports: Nintendo 64 Expansion Pak

How can one little add-on be so powerful?...

by Pedro Hernandez - October 29, 2011

Nintendo's Expansion Ports: Nintendo 64 Disk Drive

Want a sequel to Mario Paint? This disk drive add-on is your answer....

by Danny Bivens - October 29, 2011

Nintendo's Expansion Ports: Satellaview

Learn how satellite technology fed Super Famicom gamers content from the mid 90s to the year 2000....

by Danny Bivens - October 27, 2011

Nintendo's Expansion Ports: Super Famicom CD Add-on

Alternate title: How Nintendo created its biggest rival....

by Danny Bivens - October 27, 2011

Nintendo's Expansion Ports: Exertainment

Before everyone got in shape with Wii Fit, there was a Super NES bike....

by Danny Bivens - October 27, 2011

Nintendo's Expansion Ports: Famicom Modem and NES Teleplay Modem

Even Nintendo experimented with online connectivity a long time ago....

by Danny Bivens - October 26, 2011

Nintendo's Expansion Ports: Famicom Disk System

The first step in a long history of expansions....

by Danny Bivens - October 26, 2011

Nintendo's Expansion Ports: Famicom BASIC and Data Recorder

Cassette tape data recording and programming on your Famicom?!...

by Danny Bivens - October 26, 2011

Mother 3 - Chapter 6

Short and sweet....

by Nate Andrews - October 24, 2011

Nicholas's EB Expo Experience

Nintendo and many other companies were on hand showing off the latest games....

by Nicholas Bray - October 22, 2011

The Tower of Love and Peace: Mother 3 - Chapter 5

The time is right for a crescendo....

by Nate Andrews - October 17, 2011

Australian Connection Tour 2011

Nintendo has hit the road with a wealth of unreleased games....

by Nicholas Bray - October 12, 2011

Things Are Different Now: Mother 3 - Chapter 4

The journey begins again, now in the shoes of the main character....

by Nate Andrews - October 11, 2011

Happy Families and Kindhearted Neighbors: Mother 3 - Chapter 3

A man, a mustache, and a monkey....

by Nate Andrews - October 3, 2011

BLOG: Spurious SpotPass Surprise

Did somebody press the wrong button?...

by Aaron Kaluszka - October 1, 2011

The Thieves of Justice: Mother 3 - Chapter 2

Mother 3's second segment is dominated by a dysfunctional pair....

by Nate Andrews - September 26, 2011

A Letter to You, Honey: Mother 3 - Chapter 1

A personal retrospective opens with tragedy....

by Nate Andrews - September 19, 2011

BLOG: Nintendo 3DS Conference Live Stream and Chat

Watch the 3DS news unfold live!...

by Aaron Kaluszka - September 12, 2011

ROUNDTABLE: Roundtable Discussion: Star Fox vs. Star Fox 64

Two Star Fox games, only one can be considered the best....

by Nate Andrews, Danny Bivens, Pedro Hernandez, Josh Max, Zachary Miller, Neal Ronaghan, and Matt Walker - September 12, 2011

BLOG: The Star Fox 64 Promo Video

The best marketing tactic... EVER?...

by Pedro Hernandez - September 8, 2011

The SNES 20: Yoshi's Island

Yoshi goes from mode of transportation to a fortified Nintendo hero....

by Pedro Hernandez - August 21, 2011

Japan eShop Round-Up (08/17/2011)

The eShop is on summer vacation in Japan....

by Danny Bivens - August 17, 2011

The SNES 20: F-Zero

A racing game that would not have been possible on the NES....

by Jared Rosenberg - August 4, 2011

BLOG: Breaking Down the 3DS Ambassador Program

At the end of it all, you paid $80 more for 20 free games. Is it worth it?...

by Neal Ronaghan - July 28, 2011

BLOG: My 3DS Price Drop Reaction

(read...)

by Mike Sklens - July 28, 2011

BLOG: My Bewildering Nintendo Australia Repair Adventure

Dealing with repair workshops shouldn't be this confusing......

by Andrew Brown - July 24, 2011

When Kirby (Briefly) Became Harry Potter

Read all about an special episode of Kirby in which the boy who lived met the pink blob that inhaled....

by Pedro Hernandez - July 12, 2011

INTERVIEW: Nintendo Interview with Marc Franklin

Our E3 2011 interview goes over Nintendo's Wii U plans....

by Aaron Kaluszka, Neal Ronaghan, and Jared Rosenberg - June 25, 2011

The Worst of the GBA - Revisited: Du-du-du-dddddduels, double-licensed down-ports, and the mysterious case of a missing i and n 

If we're going to celebrate the best of the GBA, why not excoriate its worst?...

by James Jones - June 16, 2011

The Worst of the GBA - Revisited: Psychic high school, blockbuster sequels, and... tubers

If we're going to celebrate the best of the GBA, why not excoriate its worst?...

by James Jones - June 16, 2011

The Worst of the GBA - Revisited: Stupid dares, early digital photography, and the birth of the 'Z' game

If we're going to celebrate the best of the GBA, why not excoriate its worst?...

by James Jones - June 16, 2011

The Worst of the GBA - Revisited

If we're going to celebrate the best of the GBA, why not excoriate its worst?...

by James Jones - June 16, 2011

Top 10 Game Boy Advance Games: #4 and #3

Nintendo's main franchises take the fourth and third spots....

by Zachary Miller - June 16, 2011

Top 10 Game Boy Advance Games: #6 and #5

A remake and a first North American entry in a series make up spots six and five....

by Neal Ronaghan - June 15, 2011

Top 10 Game Boy Advance Games: #8 and #7

The eighth and seventh games are Nintendo RPGs. Can you guess?...

by Neal Ronaghan - June 15, 2011

Top 10 Game Boy Advance Games: #10 and #9

This day has a theme of Metroidvania. Literally....

by Neal Ronaghan - June 12, 2011

BLOG: Is the Name Really That Bad?

The reaction to the Wii U name seems way out of proportion....

by J.P. Corbran - June 9, 2011

BLOG: Nintendo E3 2011 Roundtable #2 Liveblog

In an unprecedented second roundtable, even more developers speak....

by Jonathan Metts - June 8, 2011

BLOG: My Thoughts: Two Wii U Controllers at Once Possible?

There are some hints the Wii U might only support one of the new controllers at any one time. What would that mean for the world of Nintendo gaming?...

by Carmine Red - June 8, 2011

BLOG: Nintendo E3 Presentation Liveblog and Stream

Join us live for Nintendo's grand unveiling of their next console!...

by Aaron Kaluszka and Jonathan Metts - June 6, 2011

BLOG: Companies Care Not For Nintendo

EA and Ubisoft had their big blow-outs, and they never mentioned Nintendo....

by Neal Ronaghan - June 6, 2011

PrE3 Information Center: Animal Crossing 3D

Can a change in dimension inspire a revolution in the Animal Crossing franchise?...

by Pedro Hernandez - June 6, 2011

PrE3 Information Center: Star Fox 64 3D

One of the best N64 games ever sees new life on the 3DS....

by Pedro Hernandez - June 6, 2011

PrE3 Information Center: Kid Icarus: Uprising

Pit apologized for the wait last year, now he's ready to rumble!...

by Andrew Brown - June 6, 2011

PrE3 Information Center

Let's get our facts straight: here's what we know before E3 hits!...

by Andrew Brown - June 6, 2011

E3 2011 Predictions: Danny's Predictions

There are still Japanese Wii and DS titles out there that can leave Japan, ya know!...

by Danny Bivens - June 2, 2011

E3 2011 Predictions: Zach's E3 Predictions

Please remind me why I bought a 3DS....

by - June 2, 2011

E3 2011 Predictions: Pedro's Predictions

It's all about Project Cafe for Pedro....

by Pedro Hernandez - June 2, 2011

E3 2011 Predictions: Nick's Predictions

New F-Zero for 3DS? Yes Please!...

by Nicholas Bray - June 2, 2011

E3 2011 Predictions: Billy's Predictions

Our erstwhile director gives us a different take on Nintendo predictions....

by Billy Berghammer - June 2, 2011

E3 2011 Predictions: TYP's Predictions

Get your stream-of-consciousness, unfounded predictions right here!...

by Michael Cole - June 2, 2011

E3 2011 Predictions: Neal's Predictions

My big money prediction? F-Zero 3DS from Nd Cube....

by Neal Ronaghan - June 2, 2011

BLOG: Ocarina of Time 3D Unboxing

What's the box like, and what's this t-shirt all about?...

by Neal Ronaghan - June 1, 2011

Street Fighter IV Australian Tournaments: Street Fighter IV Sydney Tournament

There was some fighting on the streets of Sydney today....

by Nicholas Bray - May 31, 2011

Street Fighter IV Australian Tournaments: Street Fighter IV Melbourne Tournament

Andrew checks out the street fighting in Melbourne....

by Andrew Brown - May 31, 2011

Street Fighter IV Australian Tournaments

NWR's Australian guys check out both halves of a down-under tourney....

by Nicholas Bray and Andrew Brown - May 31, 2011

BLOG: Letter From The Director: What to Expect at E3?

Your guess is as good as ours....

by Neal Ronaghan - May 31, 2011

A Legacy of Personality: The Characters of the Legend of Zelda: Tingle (Zelda as a whole)

To close this feature, Pedro looks at the one Zelda character that has caused the most ruckus in the legacy....

by Pedro Hernandez - May 30, 2011

Project Café Game Concepts: Zelda Four Swords Adventures Café

Read Pedro's idea for a sequel to the game no one could afford to play properly the first time. ...

by Pedro Hernandez - May 29, 2011

BLOG: SNES Club Nintendo Controller Commercial

Nick tries to prove he is retro enough with this mock commercial....

by Nicholas Bray - May 29, 2011

A Legacy of Personality: The Characters of the Legend of Zelda: Medli (The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker)

For Josh, the best Zelda character is a little bird girl with a heart of gold....

by Josh Max - May 27, 2011

Project Café Game Concepts: Mario Kart Café

James.C gives his thoughts on how the new controller could make it the best Mario Kart yet...

by James Charlton - May 27, 2011

Project Café Game Concepts

The NWR staff put their idea caps on....

by James Charlton - May 27, 2011

A Legacy of Personality: The Characters of the Legend of Zelda: Purlo (The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess)

Uuuh, this guy reminds me of someone......

by Andrew Brown - May 23, 2011

A Legacy of Personality: The Characters of the Legend of Zelda: The Shop Keeper (The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening)

Link learns that crime doesn't pay in the worst possible manner....

by Pedro Hernandez - May 22, 2011

BLOG: Letter From The Director: Easy Going Nintendo Fan

Seriously, I'm not really a Nintendo apologist. Maybe....

by Neal Ronaghan - May 22, 2011

A Legacy of Personality: The Characters of the Legend of Zelda: Makar (The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker)

Meet Makar, the Wind Sage....

by Zachary Miller - May 21, 2011

A Legacy of Personality: The Characters of the Legend of Zelda: Anju and Kafei (The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask)

Pedro fondly remembers the romance that blossomed during the end of times....

by Pedro Hernandez - May 19, 2011

A Legacy of Personality: The Characters of the Legend of Zelda

Nintendo World Report celebrates Zelda's 25th anniversary by looking back at the characters that made it all possible....

by Pedro Hernandez - May 19, 2011

Pokémarathon Parade: Pokémon: Arceus and the Jewel of Life

The Pokemon movie trilogy comes to a close, so what did Josh think of it all?...

by Josh Max - May 16, 2011

Pokémarathon Parade: Pokémon: Giratina and the Sky Warrior

Josh marches on with part two of the Pokemon movie trilogy....

by Josh Max - May 16, 2011

Pokémarathon Parade: Pokémon: The Rise of Darkrai

Josh looks at the movies with a continuing storyline....

by Josh Max - May 16, 2011

Pokémarathon Parade: Pokémon Ranger and the Temple of the Sea

Andrew takes us on a bit of a personal journey to 2006 Japan....

by Andrew Brown - May 16, 2011

Pokémarathon Parade: Pokémon: Lucario and the Mystery of Mew

Lucario acts just like Mewtwo. Does that make him Mewthree? ...

by Andrew Brown - May 16, 2011

Pokémarathon Parade: Pokémon: Destiny Deoxys

Andrew wonders why legendary Pokémon are so obsessed with destiny....

by Andrew Brown - May 16, 2011

Pokémarathon Parade: Pokémon: Jirachi Wish Maker

Movie number six is all about dreams and wishes....

by Pedro Hernandez - May 16, 2011

Pokémarathon Parade: Pokémon Heroes: Latios and Latias

The fifth movie marks the last time North American Pokemaniacs would see their favorite heroes on the big screen....

by Pedro Hernandez - May 16, 2011

Pokémarathon Parade: Pokémon 4ever: Celebi-Voice of the Forest

The fourth movie in the series marks the beginning of many changes in the Pokemon film franchise....

by Pedro Hernandez - May 16, 2011

Pokémarathon Parade: Pokémon: The Movie 3 - Spell of the Unown - ENTEI

By the third movie, Andrew's perception of reality was pretty warped too....

by Andrew Brown - May 16, 2011

Pokémarathon Parade: Pokémon: The Movie 2000 - The Power of One

Andrew is secretly a member of Team Rocket....

by Andrew Brown - May 16, 2011

Pokémarathon Parade: Pokémon: The First Movie - Mewtwo Strikes Back

Andrew must endure all of these movies at once. It is his destiny....

by Andrew Brown - May 16, 2011

Pokémarathon Parade: Cast List

In order to avoid a lot of explanation, here is the cast list....

by Andrew Brown - May 16, 2011

Pokémarathon Parade

Join us as we watch the entire series of Pokémon movies!...

by Andrew Brown - May 16, 2011

The 30 Best DS Games: #3

The third game is all about spatial reasoning....

by Lauren Ronaghan - May 3, 2011

3DS Battery Tests

How long does the 3DS battery really last?...

by Nicholas Bray and James Jones - May 2, 2011

EXTRA LIFE: Wii Music

Wii Music is known from the bitter reactions it got from gamers, but for Pedro, it is the cause of many a great memory....

by Pedro Hernandez - April 26, 2011

Mario Kart Wii Australian Commercial Event

Now I have my own Wii lifestyle video!...

by Nicholas Bray - April 22, 2011

Rumor Round-up: Nintendo's Next Console

Here's a one-stop location for all the "supported" rumors about Nintendo's sixth console. UPDATED 4/25...

by James Jones - April 17, 2011

3DS Owner's Manual

If you're deciding to get a 3DS, or you just got one and have questions, we're here to help!...

by Karl Castaneda and James Jones - April 16, 2011

Nick's StreetPass Weekend Adventure

20,000 steps, 70 hits, one weekend....

by Nicholas Bray - April 16, 2011

Super Wii: Thoughts on the Wii Successor

So rumor has it Nintendo is unveiling a new console at E3 2011. What's our take?...

by Neal Ronaghan - April 16, 2011

If I Were in Charge of Zelda: Deciphering the Mysteries of Time

Pedro decides to tackle the biggest riddle in the Zelda franchise: the timeline....

by Pedro Hernandez - April 7, 2011

If I Were in Charge of Zelda

How we would change The Legend of Zelda games if it was up to us....

by Nicholas Bray - April 4, 2011

If I Were in Charge of Zelda: Re-Structuring, Structure

A look into a possible restructuring of a Legend of Zelda game....

by Nicholas Bray - April 4, 2011

Nintendo 3DS Launch Game Buyer's Guide: Nintendo's Launch Games

Did Nintendo bring anything noteworthy to the launch of its new handheld?...

by Matthew Blundon - March 27, 2011

My Week and a Half with the 3DS: Power A and PDP's 3DS Case-A-Palooza

Power A and PDP sent us some 3DS cases. What are they like and how do they look?...

by Neal Ronaghan - March 26, 2011

My Week and a Half with the 3DS: Nintendo 3DS Sound: An In-Depth Look

If you've ever wanted a visualizer that looks like Excitebike, you're in luck....

by Neal Ronaghan - March 20, 2011

Welcome to the Survival Horror: The History of the Resident Evil Series on Nintendo Systems

The Resident Evil legacy has spread on Nintendo systems as wide as the T-Virus....

by Pedro Hernandez - March 19, 2011

My Week and a Half with the 3DS

Nintendo World Report got their 3DS unit in, and we'll be going over everything about the system before it comes out....

by Neal Ronaghan - March 17, 2011

Nintendogs + Cats Journal: First Encounter of the Feline Kind

Tournaments, walks, pet cafes, plus cats!...

by Danny Bivens - March 10, 2011

EXTRA LIFE: Pokémon Snap

Pokémon and photography go together like peanut butter and jelly....

by Neal Ronaghan - March 8, 2011

GDC 2011: Retro Studios - Donkey Kong: Swinging Across Oceans

A panel of seven from Retro Studios (plus one) tell the story behind Donkey Kong Country Returns....

by Devin Monnens - March 7, 2011

3DS Japanese Launch: Nearly Disastrous: Danny's Nintendo 3DS Launch Tale

Read on to see how Danny's 3DS launch experience nearly ended in disaster! ...

by Danny Bivens - March 5, 2011

Nintendogs + Cats Journal

Follow Danny's musings in his Nintendogs + Cats Journal!...

by Danny Bivens - March 5, 2011

Traveling Through the Pokécity That Never Sleeps: The Second Gym

Neal goes to the Pokémon version of Brooklyn to fight the second gym leader....

by Neal Ronaghan - March 4, 2011

Traveling Through the Pokécity That Never Sleeps: The First Gym

Embarrassingly, the first gym leader beat me the first time around....

by Neal Ronaghan - March 2, 2011

Looking Back: First Memories of the DS: Neal's Memories

Physics class was never this much fun....

by Neal Ronaghan - March 2, 2011

Traveling Through the Pokécity That Never Sleeps

Neal chooses Oshawott and bravely travels through a new world of Pokémon....

by Neal Ronaghan - March 1, 2011

Top 5 Pokémon

We take a look back at pocket monsters past....

by Pedro Hernandez, Josh Max, Zachary Miller, and Neal Ronaghan - February 28, 2011

3DS Japanese Launch

Our three-headed monsters of Japan Correspondents observed and participated in the 3DS launch in Japan. Read their musings....

by Danny Bivens, James Charlton, and Matt Walker - February 27, 2011

Looking Back: First Memories of the DS: Aaron and Dan's Memories: The DS launch party

Rain couldn't wash away the memory of a lifetime....

by Aaron Kaluszka and Dan Wasielewski - February 25, 2011

Looking Back: First Memories of the DS: Pedro's Memories

Pedro found a DS easily, and it became a beloved travel companion....

by Pedro Hernandez - February 21, 2011

Looking Back: First Memories of the DS

Several staffers look back at their earliest DS memories....

by Danny Bivens, Karl Castaneda, Andy Goergen, Pedro Hernandez, Aaron Kaluszka, Josh Max, Neal Ronaghan, and Dan Wasielewski - February 21, 2011

The Final Quest for Mushrooms: The Mario RPG Retrospective: Fawful Has Fury

He is the mustard of your doom....

by Zachary Miller - February 20, 2011

The Final Quest for Mushrooms: The Mario RPG Retrospective: Paper Mario: A Look Back

Neal looks back at the Paper Mario games....

by Neal Ronaghan - February 17, 2011

The Final Quest for Mushrooms: The Mario RPG Retrospective: Super Mario RPG: The Legend of the Seven Stars: What Started it All

What was a silly experiment in wacky RPG concepts evolved into one of the best Super Nintendo games of all time....

by Pedro Hernandez - February 16, 2011

The Final Quest for Mushrooms: The Mario RPG Retrospective

From giant swords to Bowser's innards, the NWR crew reminisce about Mario's adventures in role play....

by Pedro Hernandez, Josh Max, Zachary Miller, and Neal Ronaghan - February 16, 2011

BLOG: Club Nintendo Rewards: Kirby Patches

Not much to say here, but they're pretty cute little patches....

by Zachary Miller - February 14, 2011

Gotta Find 'em All: The Evolution of the Nintendo Platformer

Just where did all those bananas come from?...

by Devin Monnens - February 13, 2011

MAILBAG: Feed the Mailbag: 3DS Edition

With the announcement of the release details it is time for you to send us all your 3DS questions....

by James Jones - January 26, 2011

BLOG: Nintendo 3DS Preview Event Liveblog

Live from New York AND Amsterdam, NWR goes stereoscopic....

by Neal Ronaghan - January 18, 2011

BLOG: New York Comic Con Report

Capcom stole the show with a sneak Virtual Console Arcade announcement, but how was the rest of the show?...

by Neal Ronaghan - October 10, 2010

TRANSLATE GET: Why Did Gunpei Yokoi Quit Nintendo?

We translate an article that reveals the real reason behind the Game Boy creator's departure....

by Matt Walker - September 11, 2010

BLOG: 3DS Destined for 2011 Release?

Nintendo revealed their fall release dates and there doesn't seem to be a window for the 3DS to fit into....

by Neal Ronaghan - August 17, 2010

Club Nintendo: Tips for Reaching Platinum Status: Upcoming Chances for Coins

Here are some upcoming titles, and important dates to keep in mind to maximize your coin total....

by Matthew Blundon and James Jones - July 26, 2010

Club Nintendo: Tips for Reaching Platinum Status: Hardware Earns You Coins Too

Don't forget to register all new hardware....

by Matthew Blundon - July 26, 2010

Club Nintendo: Tips for Reaching Platinum Status: Earning Coins Through Surveys

Here are some tips to get the most out of Club Nintendo surveys....

by Matthew Blundon - July 26, 2010

Club Nintendo: Tips for Reaching Platinum Status: Earning Coins Through Software Purchases

Here are some tips to make the most of your game purchases....

by Matthew Blundon - July 26, 2010

Club Nintendo: Tips for Reaching Platinum Status

How to get next year's special reward, without the end of the year stress....

by Matthew Blundon and James Jones - July 26, 2010

BLOG: Nintendo E3 2010 Press Conference Live Blog

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by Jonathan Metts - June 15, 2010

BLOG: My Favorite Nintendo Character: Donkey Kong Part 2

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by Pedro Hernandez - May 31, 2010

BLOG: Visiting the New and Improved Nintendo of America HQ

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by Neal Ronaghan - May 15, 2010

BLOG: A Photo Dojo Card

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by Neal Ronaghan - May 7, 2010

BLOG: The New York City Photo Dojo Regional

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by Neal Ronaghan - May 7, 2010

BLOG: Flyer for “The Legend of Zelda: Triforce of the Gods”

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by Matt Walker - April 27, 2010

BLOG: America's Test Kitchen: Let's Get Blogging

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by Andy Goergen - April 10, 2010

BLOG: Sharp Presents 3D Touchscreen LCD: 3DS Technology In Action?

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by James Jones - April 5, 2010

BLOG: PAX East 2010 Video Blog #2: Roaming the Show

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by Jon Lindemann - March 26, 2010

BLOG: Nintendo's Q1 2010 Media Summit Liveblog

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by Aaron Kaluszka - February 23, 2010

BLOG: Wii Owners Need A Voice

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by Carmine Red - February 22, 2010

BLOG: Nintendo Media Summit on Wednesday

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by Neal Ronaghan - February 22, 2010

BLOG: When Nintendo and the Wii Invade Commercials

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by Pedro Hernandez - January 3, 2010

BLOG: Wii Need Meaningful Achievements!

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by James Charlton - December 17, 2009

BLOG: Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks Unboxing

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by Neal Ronaghan - December 3, 2009

BLOG: New Super Mario Bros. Wii Launch Event

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by Neal Ronaghan - November 15, 2009

BLOG: New Super Mario Bros. Wii Launch Event in NYC

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by Neal Ronaghan - November 10, 2009

BLOG: Why Nintendo Doesn't Get It (Regarding New DS Rumor)

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by Mike Gamin - October 27, 2009

BLOG: The Legend of Zelda: Triforce of Posters

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by Lukasz Balicki - October 21, 2009

BLOG: My Favorite Nintendo Character Part 3: Donkey Kong

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by Pedro Hernandez - October 19, 2009

BLOG: Nintendo Is 120 Years Old Today!

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by Pedro Hernandez - September 23, 2009

BLOG: Wii Price Drop in the First Week of October?

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by Lukasz Balicki - September 11, 2009

BLOG: Wii Sports Resort NYC Event

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by Neal Ronaghan - July 24, 2009

BLOG: Wii Sports Resort Event in NYC on Thursday

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by Neal Ronaghan - July 21, 2009

BLOG: My Favorite Nintendo Character Part 2: Rosalina

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by Pedro Hernandez - July 8, 2009

BLOG: Okaeri! Chibi-Robo! Happy Richie Oosouji?!?!

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by Nick DiMola - June 16, 2009

BLOG: Punch-Out!! and Starfy Are Getting a Whole Lotta Love

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by Neal Ronaghan - June 8, 2009

BLOG: Sin & Punishment 2 Coming Q1 2010

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by Nick DiMola - June 5, 2009

BLOG: Video Footage Showing the Return of a Koopa Kid

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by Jared Rosenberg - June 5, 2009

BLOG: Nintendo Press Conference Live Blog

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by Aaron Kaluszka - June 2, 2009

BLOG: Retro Studios to Reveal Something Soon

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by Neal Ronaghan - June 1, 2009

BLOG: On NCL, NOA, and Starfy

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by Nick DiMola - May 22, 2009

BLOG: Does Nintendo Hate Excitebots?

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by Jonathan Metts - May 16, 2009

BLOG: Punch-Out!! Event at Nintendo World Store Tomorrow

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by Neal Ronaghan - May 15, 2009

BLOG: Lindy Unboxes the Nintendo DSi

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by Jon Lindemann - April 6, 2009

BLOG: DSi May Face Shortages

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by Mike Gamin - March 27, 2009

BLOG: Iwata Keynote Liveblog

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by Aaron Kaluszka - March 25, 2009

BLOG: Personal Trainer: Cooking Non-Review

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by Neal Ronaghan - February 23, 2009

BLOG: Personal Trainer: Math Non-Review

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by Jonathan Metts - February 3, 2009

BLOG: Doubting Nintendo: Is Online Video Going Too Far?

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by Carmine Red - February 3, 2009

BLOG: Response to 'Rick’s Rant - Episode 5'

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by Carmine Red - January 26, 2009

BLOG: Rick’s Rant - Episode 5: Powers Strikes Back

Rick’s back, and he’s angry....

by Rick Powers - January 26, 2009

BLOG: Advice to PS3 Fans from a Nintendo Fanboy Part IV

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by Carmine Red - December 31, 2008

BLOG: Advice to PS3 Fans from a Nintendo Fanboy Part III

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by Carmine Red - December 18, 2008

BLOG: Advice to PS3 Fans from a Nintendo Fanboy Part II

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by Carmine Red - December 17, 2008

BLOG: Just read NWR Nintendo

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by James Jones - December 16, 2008

BLOG: Advice to PS3 Fans from a Nintendo Fanboy

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by Carmine Red - December 16, 2008

BLOG: On Old Games Relegated to Plug & Play Clones

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by Carmine Red - December 8, 2008

BLOG: Firmware is the New Hardware

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by Steven Rodriguez - November 24, 2008

BLOG: The DSi and What it Means for Wii HD

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by Steven Rodriguez - November 8, 2008

BLOG: Why the DS is Dominating the Portable Market

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by Nick DiMola - October 1, 2008

BLOG: Welcome to the Bit Generation… on WiiWare

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by Jonathan Metts - September 29, 2008

BLOG: Praise for the Wii Menu

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by Jonathan Metts - September 16, 2008

BLOG: Retaking 'Fanboi'

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by Carmine Red - September 4, 2008

BLOG: Why Nintendo Hasn't Abandoned the Hardcore

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by Nick DiMola - July 19, 2008

BLOG: An Expected, but Unwelcome Turn

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by James Jones - July 15, 2008

BLOG: Press Conference Thoughts

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by Michael Cole - July 15, 2008

BLOG: Beer is the Watchword

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by Neal Ronaghan - July 7, 2008

BLOG: Bye Bye, Wii!

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by Zachary Miller - June 9, 2008

BLOG: Mario Kart Wii should take a page from Wipeout

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by Steven Rodriguez - May 23, 2008

INTERVIEW: Takashi Tezuka E3 Interview

Nintendo EAD's Takashi Tezuka discusses everything from Super Mario Galaxy and Super Paper Mario to Wii Sports and the remote....

by Michael Cole - May 18, 2006

TRANSLATE GET: Famitsu Zelda Interview

Famitsu features an interview with Eiji Aonuma, director of The Legend of Zelda for the GC. Learn more about the role of Link's eyes and wind in the game....

by Bakudan Yoshinoya - October 10, 2002

Explore Seven Levels of Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze

We go bananas with Retro Studios' latest monkey-filled adventure! ...

by Daan Koopman - January 23, 2014

Explore the Dream with This Mario & Luigi: Dream Team Clip

We explore Luigi's very own dreams in just 30 seconds....

by Daan Koopman - July 8, 2013

Planet GameCube E3 2002 Video

Travel back in time to Nintendo's press conference in 2002. ...

by Neal Ronaghan and Jared Rosenberg - June 10, 2013

Donkey Kong: Original Edition on 3DS Footage

Check out to see what you might be getting if you download some retail 3DS games....

by Daan Koopman - October 3, 2012

14 Minutes of New Super Mario Bros. U Gameplay Footage

Check out some more video of Super Mario.  ...

by Jared Rosenberg - September 29, 2012

Inside The Bubble: Sept 15 - 21, 2012

This Week's Inside The Bubble... Wii U browser deets, pre-order madness, They Came By Wave info and more in under 5 minutes!...

by Ariel Ruff - September 21, 2012

Inside The Bubble: Aug 27 - 31, 2012

Week 5 of Inside The Bubble...Leaks, exclusive adventures, Nintendo Direct, and more in under 5 minutes!...

by Ariel Ruff - August 31, 2012

Penélope Cruz Plays NSMB2 With Sister, Looks Hot 

The Cruz sisters battle some Bros in Nintendo's new ad campaign...

by Andrew Brown - August 20, 2012

Inside The Bubble: Episode 3 (Aug 13th-17th)

Inside The Bubble is at it again with episode 3... Pachter, delays, release dates, and more!...

by Ariel Ruff - August 17, 2012

Inside The Bubble: Episode 2 (Aug 6th-10th)

Inside The Bubble returns for week #2 in an attempt to bring you the news in under 5. ...

by Ariel Ruff - August 10, 2012

Missed Last Week's News? Catch Up in Under 5 Minutes!

Our own Ariel Ruff gives you the news in a weekly rundown dubbed "Inside The Bubble"...

by Ariel Ruff - August 9, 2012

Project P-100 and Pikmin 3 Videos 

Watch a Pikmin 3 boss be defeated and over 10 minutes of Project P-100 video with audio....

by Jared Rosenberg - June 26, 2012

Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon Gameplay Footage 

Check out over 20 minutes of gameplay footage with audio. ...

by Jared Rosenberg - June 11, 2012

Wii U E3 2011 Video Recap

Do you remember last year's E3? Watch footage from every single Wii U demo that Nintendo had on the show floor. ...

by Jared Rosenberg - May 10, 2012

The Legend of Zelda 25th Anniversary Special Orchestra CD Recording Number #2

This time, the orchestra does a number from the upcoming Skyward Sword....

by Pedro Hernandez - November 16, 2011

Mario Kart 7 Japanese Overview Trailer

If you understand Japanese, then you will see what Mario Kart 7 is all about....

by Pedro Hernandez - November 16, 2011

Super Mario 3D Land NYC Launch Event

Nintendo brought a Mario stage to life in the middle of Times Square. ...

by Jared Rosenberg - November 14, 2011

Latest Robin and Zelda Williams Advert Highlights Skyward Sword

Robin and Zelda Williams return for a look at Link's latest console adventure....

by Pedro Hernandez - November 8, 2011

Mario Kart 7 Cup Previews

These latest videos show off some of the new tracks as well as some classic ones....

by Pedro Hernandez - November 3, 2011

Super Mario 3D Land Commercial and Gameplay Videos

Tired of seeing Super Mario 3D Land yet? Too bad cause here are some more videos!...

by Pedro Hernandez - November 3, 2011

Super Mario 3D Land Japan Commercials and More

Check out two Japanese commercials for Super Mario 3D Land as well as the first footage of Boomerang Mario....

by Aaron Kaluszka and Jared Rosenberg - October 19, 2011

Super Mario 3D Land Comic Con Footage

Watch video of the upcoming platformer that was taken by NWR at NY Comic Con....

by Jared Rosenberg - October 19, 2011

Zelda 25th Anniversary Flipnote Contest Winners

And the winners are......

by Pedro Hernandez - October 16, 2011

Pokepark 2: Beyond the World Japanese Commercials

Japan receives the first commercials for Pikachu's second park adventure....

by Pedro Hernandez - October 16, 2011

Mario Kart 7 NY Comic Con Video

Check out video of Mario Kart 7 that NWR took at New York Comic Con 2011....

by Jared Rosenberg - October 16, 2011

Nintendo Releases New Skyward Sword Videos

A number of new The Legend of Zelda videos are available to watch right now!...

by Aaron Kaluszka and Jared Rosenberg - September 29, 2011

Nintendo 3DS Press Conference Videos: Nintendo Games Part 3

Animal Crossing, Culdcept and more are the highlights....

by Pedro Hernandez - September 13, 2011

Nintendo 3DS Press Conference Videos: Nintendo Games Part 2

Check out these special interviews about Super Mario 3D Land and Mario Kart 7!...

by Pedro Hernandez - September 13, 2011

Nintendo 3DS Press Conference Videos: Nintendo Games Part 1

See the latest trailers for Nintendo's upcoming 3DS efforts....

by Pedro Hernandez - September 13, 2011

Kirby Mass Attack Mini-Games Showcased

Everything from tapping moles to an RPG-lite are included in the many activities....

by Pedro Hernandez - September 2, 2011

Biggoron's Sword Video Guide

This video shows how to obtain the Biggoron's Sword in The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D....

by Jared Rosenberg - July 29, 2011

New The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword Trailer

The new Skyward Sword trailer for Comic Con reveals that Gorons will once again be inhabiting the game world....

by Jared Rosenberg - July 20, 2011

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 397: RFNware Shop Channel

Dan Adelman is our special guest for an intense look at establishing WiiWare, DSiWare, and the eShop. Plus: we discuss the effects of Phazon within the games media in Listener Mail....

by James Jones, Jon Lindemann, Jonathan Metts, and Guillaume Veillette - September 7, 2014

CONNECTIVITY: Episode 120: Positivity

We love Nintendo, yes we do!...

by Alex Culafi, Becky Hollada, Kimberly Keller, Daan Koopman, Josh Max, Mike Sklens, and Scott Thompson - February 8, 2014

THE FAMICAST: Episode 30: CHIBICAST

A small dose of Japan comes your way just in time for the (American) Thanksgiving weekend....

by Danny Bivens and Ty Shughart - November 29, 2013

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 343: Steam Punk'd

StreetPass games, Wii U talk, Zelda, and the buyer's remorse of James Jones....

by James Jones, Jon Lindemann, Jonathan Metts, and Guillaume Veillette - July 21, 2013

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: E3 2013: Bringing the Home Team Back Together

The brain (Greg), heart (James), and soul (Jon) of RFN combine for a two hour meandering discussion of E3 2013, the future of Wii U, and the future of Nintendo's involvement with the annual convention....

by James Jones, Greg Leahy, and Jon Lindemann - June 12, 2013

THE FAMICAST: Episode 24: NAGOSHI MEETS PUNKS

Are you locked and loaded for a three hour Famicast? We sure are!...

by Danny Bivens, Daan Koopman, Ty Shughart, and Minoru Yamaizumi - May 29, 2013

THE FAMICAST: Episode 23: GAME CAT

A healthy dose of cats and vidya games come together nicely to create the latest episode of the Famicast....

by Danny Bivens, Daan Koopman, Ty Shughart, and Minoru Yamaizumi - April 30, 2013

THE FAMICAST: Episode 22: NOMI-CLAP

There is no party like the ones filled with games!...

by Danny Bivens, Daan Koopman, Ty Shughart, and Minoru Yamaizumi - March 29, 2013

THE FAMICAST: Episode 20: JOURNEY TO JAPAN 

Have you ever wanted to journey to the Land of the Rising Sun? The guys talk about that and more in this month's episode!...

by Danny Bivens, James Charlton, Daan Koopman, Ty Shughart, Matt Walker, and Minoru Yamaizumi - January 27, 2013

THE FAMICAST: Episode 19: CANICHIWA MINI-SAN

When a year gives you a ton of games, you play them. Simple as that....

by Danny Bivens, Daan Koopman, and Ty Shughart - December 29, 2012

THE FAMICAST: Episode 18: BRAVELY DIRECT

In this time bending episode, everything ends in flux!...

by Danny Bivens, Daan Koopman, Ty Shughart, Matt Walker, and Minoru Yamaizumi - November 30, 2012

CONNECTIVITY: Episode 52: Nintendo Indirect

The Connectibites discuss what Nintendo didn't talk about at the big Wii U event, and recall some Animal Crossing memories....

by Nate Andrews, Patrick Barnett, Andy Goergen, Zachary Miller, Mike Sklens, and Scott Thompson - September 22, 2012

CONNECTIVITY: Connectibites News Digest: August 29, 2012

It's a Nintendo Direct extravaganza....

by Patrick Barnett and Daan Koopman - August 29, 2012

THE FAMICAST: Episode 8: SAMURAI PIZZA THIEF

STOP THIEF! That guy's stylishly roller-skating away with an expensive cheese and tomato pizza!...

by Danny Bivens, James Charlton, and Daan Koopman - January 25, 2012

THE FAMICAST: Episode 7: ANNUAL GIFT MAN APPROACHES

The whole crew (plus one extra) assemble for an super-extended episode to ring in the new year!...

by Danny Bivens, James Charlton, Daan Koopman, and Matt Walker - December 16, 2011

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: E3 2010 Special Episode 2: Day of Nintendo

After a long day at E3, we gather around the table to comment on Nintendo's press conference and first impressions of the new games and 3DS system....

by Jonathan Metts - June 16, 2010

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 142: Cue the Somber Music

As Super Metroid celebrates 15 years of rocking your world, the RFN crew devotes an entire episode to this beloved and highly influential game....

by Jonathan Metts - April 19, 2009

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 139: On the 859th Day, He Rested

You could say that Iwata's GDC keynote was almost a religious experience for some of the RFN crew....

by Jonathan Metts - March 29, 2009

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 24: Let's Not Forget Zelda

Don't ask Steven to start talking about Zelda, cause he won't stop. This Podcast is spoiler-free....

by Evan Burchfield - November 6, 2006

The Problem with Nintendo of America's Limited Editions

Nintendo of America is upsetting fans and losing potential money in the process....

by Justin Berube - September 30, 2014

Nintendo Needs Another Revolution

Ten years ago, something special was brewing within Nintendo....

by Justin Berube - June 6, 2014

Comparing Wii U's Sales to GameCube, Wii

Spoiler alert: It is very depressing....

by Neal Ronaghan - April 22, 2014

Neal's Wild February 13 Nintendo Direct Predictions

When exactly is Mario Kart coming out? Will Mario Golf ever come out on 3DS?...

by Neal Ronaghan - February 12, 2014

With Wii U's Failures, Nintendo Lacks a Fail-Safe

Slashing projections and talking up changing business structures add up rough days ahead....

by Neal Ronaghan - January 17, 2014

The Future of 3D Mario

"Where are we gonna go next Luigi?"...

by Nicholas Bray - December 16, 2013

What to Announce When You're Announcing

Read this article for a major surprise announcement....

by James Jones - December 9, 2013

It's A Secret to Everybody: Game Surprises in the Information Age

Can we still be surprised by games in the internet era? Actually, for that matter, do we need to be?...

by Tom Malina - November 14, 2013

How Do Wii U's Sales Compare to Nintendo's Past Consoles?

We compare the Wii U's opening months to the 3DS, Wii, GameCube, Nintendo 64, and DS. ...

by Neal Ronaghan - October 30, 2013

How Nintendo Does Freemium Business

Why is the Darumeshi Sports Shop owner an Osaka-dialect-speaking Dalmatian?...

by Minoru Yamaizumi - October 23, 2013

The Year of No Mario: Making Mario More than a Corporate Icon

Giving Mario a break will make him a better man for it....

by Zack Kaplan - August 15, 2013

On Predictions, Introspection, and Group Psychology: The Fan in Fanatic

It's hard to write a good article about your feelings when you're not entirely sure what they are....

by James Jones - May 23, 2013

Nintendo Needs to Stop Caring About What Other People Think

Why Nintendo has third party relations all wrong....

by J.P. Corbran - February 9, 2013

How Nintendo of America Severed Direct Two-Way Communication With Its Fans

In 2007, Nintendo outsourced Nintendo Power and destroyed NSider....

by Justin Berube - January 31, 2013

Wii U European VC: The 50Hz Debacle

I shouldn't have to import a system to get an equivalent experience. ...

by Nicholas Bray - January 27, 2013

Why Nintendo Needs to Continue Doing Its Own Thing

Nintendo doesn't play by normal industry rules. Here's why that can be a good thing....

by Phillip Stortzum - December 1, 2012

Optimism for Animal Crossing in Early 2013 Plummeting

Animal Crossing on 3DS looks like it won't come out in North America and Europe until way more than six months after the Japan release....

by Neal Ronaghan - October 5, 2012

Wii U Should Come Sooner Rather Than Later

Nintendo can't wait until November 18, they just can't....

by Patrick Barnett - September 12, 2012

Why New Super Mario Bros. 2 Cannot Rest on the Original's Laurels

The world of 2D platformers has changed for the better since 2006, making New Super Mario Bros. 2's job harder....

by Neal Ronaghan - August 9, 2012

Mario Isn't Missing

Are we approaching Mario fatigue? ...

by Scott Thompson - August 3, 2012

Nintendo's Tipping Point?

Jon wonders if Operation Rainfall could mark a turn in Nintendo's fortunes....

by Jon Lindemann - July 4, 2011

Nintendo Summer 2011: A Rope Of Sand

What games should you be looking forward to this summer? Not many!...

by Neal Ronaghan - June 30, 2011

Problems with the European Nintendo eShop

We are off to a great start, aren't we?...

by Daan Koopman - June 27, 2011

Xenoblade: Disaster Strikes Again

Also known as Xenoblade Chronicles: The Chronicles. Will this game ever be released?...

by Karlie Yeung - June 26, 2011

Will Wii U Be the Same Old Game?

The RFN co-creator gives his thoughts on the newest Nintendo console....

by Mike Sklens - June 20, 2011

Nine Things Nintendo Needs To Do With Wii 2

Guest Writer Aaron Edwards tells what he thinks Project Café needs....

by Aaron Edwards - May 18, 2011

StreetPassing in North America: Success or Failure?

StreetPassing ain't easy, but there might be good days ahead....

by Neal Ronaghan - May 15, 2011

Is Q2 2011 Really That Bad?

The releases on Nintendo systems from April to June look terrible. Are we just spoiled or is this awful?...

by Neal Ronaghan - April 8, 2011

5 Ways to Save Wii's Virtual Console

With Nintendo's Virtual Console service expanding to 3DS, maybe it's time to address some problems with the original version on Wii....

by Jonathan Metts - January 22, 2011

What Mario Kart Does Right

Jonny analyzes Mario Kart Wii's excellent online features, how they can be used in other Nintendo games, and where there's still room for improvement....

by Jonathan Metts - May 16, 2008

Top Five Hits & Misses of Wii's First Year

Take a look back at Nintendo's triumphs and stumbles in the new generation....

by Jonathan Metts - November 21, 2007

The State of Nintendo Online

…is a sorry state indeed. But there is hope....

by Jonathan Metts - February 9, 2007

There is No Definitive Zelda

An open letter to Nintendo....

by Evan Burchfield - August 28, 2006

Nintendo Shows Up At PAX

But without Wii, does anyone care?...

by Rick Powers - August 28, 2006

Depth of Sound

How the Wii remote's speaker may change the way we listen to games....

by Jonathan Metts - July 16, 2006

Wii Will Get Over It, Won’t Wii?

Rick Powers comes out of his months-long siesta to wax poetic about The Console Formerly Known As Revolution....

by Rick Powers - May 3, 2006

An E3 Like One Other

Jonny explains which past E3 was most like the one coming up, and why that is so exciting even to a jaded veteran of these events....

by Jonathan Metts - February 11, 2006

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