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My Top 5 Nintendo Games of 2015

My Top 5 Nintendo Games of 2015

Nintendo fans had a tremendous year in 2015. With so many fantastic Wii U and 3DS releases this year, I had a difficult time...
Three Notable Nindies Storm eShop on December 10

Three Notable Nindies Storm eShop on December 10

Nindies, or independent developers of Nintendo software, are bringing some of 2015's biggest titles to the Wii U and Nintendo 3DS eShop today. From...
Words We Never Shared for Satoru Iwata

Words We Never Shared for Satoru Iwata

Satoru Iwata's 56th birthday was yesterday in Japan, on December 6. Words. Words cannot describe how devastated the world felt last July when Mr. Iwata...
Xenoblade Chronicles X: The Ultimate Beginner's Guide

Xenoblade Chronicles X: The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide

The first thing early adopters of Xenoblade Chronicles X will have noticed is that it is a very large game with an often overwhelming...
Reggie's Speech on Iwata at The Game Awards 2015

Reggie’s Speech on Iwata at The Game Awards 2015

Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime gave a four-minute speech about Mr. Satoru Iwata yesterday evening during The Game Awards 2015. This year's The Game...
I Went Hands-on With Nintendo Badge Arcade

I Went Hands-on With Nintendo Badge Arcade

If you’ve experienced Rusty’s Real Deal Baseball in any capacity, you’ll be familiar with its payment model; you haggle with a retired baseball-playing dog...
Analyzing Japanese 3DS Game Prices: 2012 to 2015

Analyzing Japanese 3DS Game Prices: 2012 to 2015

Living in Japan has brought me invaluable experience and fond memories. I was exposed to a plethora of wonderfully strange and wildly unique things...
Japan's Boss Coffee Mario Kart 7 Promotion

Japan’s Boss Coffee Mario Kart 7 Promotion

It's been three years since I came across a Tweet titled "Boss Coffee Drive Shot and the Mario Kart 7 Pull Back Car &...
Rumor Analysis for New Wii Titles on Wii U eShop

Rumor Analysis for New Wii Titles on Wii U eShop

When that "The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD" rumor surfaced on Monday, I decided to pass it up. After all, a very well-staged...
Hands-on With the Mighty No. 9 EGX Demo

Hands-on With the Mighty No. 9 EGX Demo

Mighty No. 9 and its development team must be under so much pressure to perform. With close to $4 million in funding, over 67,000...
Nintendo and the LINE Social Network Application

Nintendo and the LINE Social Network Application

Nintendo's inevitable entrance into the mobile market brings new changes, business strategies, and a wider global recognition for the company. On September 21, Nintendo...
Nintendo Celebrates 126th Anniversary Today

Nintendo Celebrates 126th Anniversary Today

On September 23, 1889, an entrepreneur named Fusajiro Yamauchi started a small playing card company called Nintendo Koppai in Kyoto, Japan. As with any other...