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The Heart-warming Miiverse Tributes to Satoru Iwata

Following the shock announcement of Nintendo President and CEO’s death this weekend, many have taken to the company’s social network service Miiverse to post tributes. Fans shared their disbelief and thanks to the industry icon who was instrumental in driving the casual gaming revolution that started with Wii and extended …

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Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata Dies at 55

Nintendo Japan today announced the sudden passing of president and CEO Satoru Iwata over the weekend. Iwata was posted as a director at Nintendo in 2000 and was appointed to president in 2002 following a string of successes which saw the underperforming GameCube platform become a profitable business. Satoru Iwata …

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Splatoon Squishes 1 Million Sales Worldwide

Nintendo today announced its latest third person splat-me-up, Splatoon has clocked over 1 million sales worldwide according to the company’s internal figures in less than 4 weeks in the market. The game is a family friendly take on the shooter having players paint the battlefield in ink with various weapons …

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More amiibo Coming Throughout 2015

Nintendo announced Thursday a few new batches of amiibo will be released throughout 2015 including more in the Super Smash Bros. collection, as well as some newly announced game compatibility. Mario Kart 8 will become compatible with Toad, Villager, Pac-Man, Sonic, Wario, Pikmin & Olimar, Bowser, Mega Man and Rosalina …

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Nintendo 64, DS Games Hit Wii U Virtual Console

Games from the Nintendo 64 and Nintendo DS libraries will start appearing on the Wii U eShop starting today. The first batch of titles includes Super Mario 64, Donkey Kong 64, Mario Kart DS and Wario Ware Touched!. The titles appear on the eShop for AU$13.00 and as a special …

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Nintendo Direct Announced for Tomorrow

Nintendo will address fans in another instalment of Nintendo Direct tomorrow morning. The internet broadcast will serve to inform fans of news regarding Wii U and Nintendo 3DS updates. The broadcast will be hosted by CEO Satoru Iwata who will cross to Nintendo Europe president Satoru Shibata for updates relating …

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Eiji Aonuma Delays New Zelda Wii U Game to 2016

The latest game in the popular The Legend of Zelda series will not release this year, according to series producer Eiji Aonuma. In a video released this weekend the producer thanked fans of the series for being patient while insisting the delay was decided after the development team had thought …

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Pokémon Symphonic Evolutions Coming to Sydney

Pokémon Symphonic Evolutions, a concert to celebrate the rich array of music and tunes from the Pokémon series, will open in Sydney this year. The concert is touring North America this year until November when it will make its way to our shores and play two nights at the Sydney …

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Twitch Accounts Compromised, All Passwords Changed

Twitch has contacted users of their video streaming website informing the servers had been compromised and a number of details might have been accessed. The service has over 100 million users and as a precaution, all passwords have been reset. The next time users log in to the website, they …

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