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Shiny Pokemon GO Luvdisc just appeared for Valentines Day

Shiny Pokemon GO Luvdisc just appeared for Valentines Day

Yes indeed, programs, there is a new shiny Pokemon in Pokemon GO this week. Starting today - and going for a few days into the future - the most heart-shaped of Pokemon, Luvdisc, is available in its most shiny of forms. Incidentally this shiny form is the less lovely of the two, as it is yellowy, but it is a heart nonetheless!

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Metroid Prime 4 just got a huge shake-up

Metroid Prime 4 just got a huge shake-up

The reveal of Metroid Prime 4 was one of Nintendo's biggest announcements at E3 2017. The reveal was notable simply because it came as a big surprise to Switch owners, and Nintendo didn't show any gameplay or announce a release date. In fact, to this day, we still know nothing about the game aside from the fact that it's in development.

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Nintendo Switch Linux hack offers good news for homebrew

Nintendo Switch Linux hack offers good news for homebrew

For as long as consoles have been around, people have been hacking them. Nintendo in particular has a long and storied history with hackers, especially with its more modern consoles. Healthy homebrew scenes popped up around the Wii, DS, and 3DS, and now that the Switch is on the scene, hackers have turned their attention to it.

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Nintendo Switch eShop gets its biggest week of 2018 so far

Nintendo Switch eShop gets its biggest week of 2018 so far

As we once again find ourselves on a Thursday, it's time to talk about the new games that are headed to the Nintendo eShop over the course of the next week. The Nintendo Switch in particular has a big week ahead of it - arguably its biggest of the year so far - with the port of a much-loved PlayStation 4 game and the launch of an indie gem coming up in the next few days. As usual, though, there's plenty more to check out if you aren't really interested in the eShop's new headliners.

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Switch rewards for My Nintendo are finally arriving next month

Switch rewards for My Nintendo are finally arriving next month

Way back in March 2016, Nintendo launched a new loyalty program called My Nintendo, which replaced outgoing loyalty program Club Nintendo. With My Nintendo, players can earn coins for unlocking certain achievements and purchasing games from the eShop. Those coins can then be redeemed for a number of different things, whether its a wallpaper for your PC, in-app items for Nintendo's various mobile titles, or discounts on digital games.

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Pokemon GO update brings baffling Ex Raid battles

Pokemon GO update brings baffling Ex Raid battles

This week Ex Raids are changing in Pokemon GO, and not necessarily for the better. These raids are the place where users are able to battle and attain some of the most monstrous, rare, or otherwise awesome Pokemon in the game. With the new changes, the methods used in the past to make the most of this bit of the game won't work the same - at least for some users.

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This Nintendo Switch deal kickstarts your game collection

This Nintendo Switch deal kickstarts your game collection

Generally speaking, you're probably not going to see official discounts on the Switch coming from Nintendo. It's still far too early in the Switch's life cycle for Nintendo to want to put the Switch on sale, but that doesn't mean individual retailers can't drop the price on the console every once in a while. Today, we're seeing Newegg do just that.

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Nintendo’s Super Mario Odyssey Q&A got weird, quick

Nintendo’s Super Mario Odyssey Q&A got weird, quick

There's no question that Super Mario Odyssey was one of the biggest games of 2017, and such a widely-played game is sure to inspire some burning, poignant questions among its player base. Nintendo has decided that it is time these questions get answers. In a new video, Super Mario Odyssey producer Yoshiaki Koizumi, a man who was seen heavily promoting the game in the lead up to its launch, sits down to field queries from fans and give us all of the important details as someone in the know.

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Pokemon’s year of legendary giveaways begins today

Pokemon’s year of legendary giveaways begins today

As Game Freak prepares to shift Pokemon away from the 3DS and over to the Switch, Nintendo has launched a big promotion to keep Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon players satisfied throughout the year. Last month, the company revealed that it will be handing out free legendary Pokemon to owners of Sun, Moon, Ultra Sun, and Ultra Moon on 3DS throughout most of 2018. That promotion kicks off today.

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Nintendo Switch eShop gets some indie gems today

Nintendo Switch eShop gets some indie gems today

It's Thursday, and by now Switch and 3DS owners should know what that means: a fresh batch of games is arriving on the eShop. Just the same as in recent weeks, the Switch is getting most of the attention this week, with a few indie gems hitting the eShop today. That doesn't necessarily mean that 3DS players are missing out entirely, and we even see the Wii U getting some love this week as well.

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Nintendo is making a Mario movie with the studio behind Minions

Nintendo is making a Mario movie with the studio behind Minions

It would appear that Nintendo's filmmaking aspriations don't simply begin and end with the incoming Detective Pikachu movie. The company has revealed that it will be making a Mario movie too. The studio it's partnering with is Illumination Films, the company behind the Despicable Me series and its wildly successful Minions spin-off.

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Pokemon GO trailer features the one and only Stephen Fry

Pokemon GO trailer features the one and only Stephen Fry

Today, the folks over at Niantic have presented us with a new trailer for Pokemon GO. This isn't any old trailer, though, as it takes the shape of a nature documentary in the vein of Planet Earth or Blue Planet. Niantic's marketing department even managed to snag a wise-sounding British guy to do the voice over for the trailer.

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