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The first console release for Civilization VI arrives today

The first console release for Civilization VI arrives today

Today is a big day for the Civilization franchise, as Civilization VI is coming to consoles for the first time. Though the Civilization franchise has mostly been confined to PC and Mac throughout its multi-decade history, Civilization VI has done a lot to change that, launching on iPad last year and iPhone in October. As of today, Civilization VI is also available on Nintendo Switch, which marks the first time since Civilization II that a mainline game has been made available on consoles.

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Pokemon Let’s Go trailer prepares for a return to Kanto

Pokemon Let’s Go trailer prepares for a return to Kanto

Today is a big day for Pokemon fans, as Pokemon Let's Go Pikachu and Pokemon Let's Go Eevee are launching on Nintendo Switch. Pokemon Let's Go are interesting entries in the Pokemon series, with the pair of games seemingly drawing from both the core Pokemon games and Pokemon GO. Because of that, some Pokemon players may not know what to expect out of these games.

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Nintendo 64 Classic gets some bad news

Nintendo 64 Classic gets some bad news

With the NES and SNES Classics turning into big successes for Nintendo, it stands to reason that the company would give its other classic consoles the same treatment, right? Next up on the list for a classic style re-release would be the Nintendo 64, and though we've seen some rumors here and there, Nintendo hasn't officially announced the product. As it turns out, that announcement may not be coming for a while, if it ever comes at all.

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Nintendo Switch weekly eShop update: Pokemon and global conflict

Nintendo Switch weekly eShop update: Pokemon and global conflict

This past week has been fairly silent in terms of new releases on the Switch eShop, but that all changes starting tomorrow. There are three big games hitting the Switch over the course of the next week, making this one of the biggest release weeks we've seen for the console so far. It all starts, of course, with a pair of new Pokemon games.

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Nintendo Black Friday deals include Switch and 2DS bundles

Nintendo Black Friday deals include Switch and 2DS bundles

Black Friday is only about a week and a half away, and as you'd expect, the deals that various manufacturers will be offering have started flooding in. Today, Nintendo revealed the discounts it's planning to offer on Black Friday, and there are two hardware deals in particular worth considering. Somewhat surprisingly, one of those deals in on the Switch, which thus far hasn't been the subject of very many discounts.

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Nintendo shakes pirate ROM sites for $12m in lawsuit

Nintendo shakes pirate ROM sites for $12m in lawsuit

Back in July, Nintendo filed a lawsuit against the owners of two popular ROM sites: LoveROMs.com and LoveRETRO.co. Almost immediately, those sites were taken down as Nintendo sought damages that could have potentially totaled as much as $100 million. The two parties in the lawsuit have reached a settlement, and though Nintendo won't be taking home as much as it was originally seeking, it's still receiving a not-insignificant amount of money.

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New Super Mario Party Joy-Con bundle is a great deal

New Super Mario Party Joy-Con bundle is a great deal

If you've been looking to pick up a copy of Super Mario Party but you also need some additional Joy-Cons before you can invite your friends over to play it, Nintendo has a new bundle aimed squarely at you. The bundle, which was revealed today, comes with a copy of the game and two Joy-Cons, giving you everything you need to play the game with four players (assuming, of course, that you already own a Switch).

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Nintendo Switch weekly eShop update: Blast from the past

Nintendo Switch weekly eShop update: Blast from the past

As we close out another week, it's time to discover what's on the deck for the Nintendo eShop. Nintendo usually delivers these weekly updates on Thursdays, but for whatever reason, it published this week's roster of titles a day late. Regardless, there are plenty of games heading to Switch in the coming days, so check below for a full list of upcoming releases.

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Nintendo is axing Wii streaming services

Nintendo is axing Wii streaming services

Those of you still getting regular use out of your Wii should know that its days as a media hub are numbered. Nintendo has revealed that it will end support for streaming services on the Wii beginning early next year. With the Wii Shop Channel slated to go dark at the same time, it means that many of the online services some Wii users possibly still use will be getting the axe in one fell swoop.

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YouTube silently launches on Nintendo Switch

YouTube silently launches on Nintendo Switch

It's been a long time coming, but there's finally an official YouTube app available for the Nintendo Switch. Switch owners have been asking for a variety of streaming apps since the console released back in March 2017, and YouTube is unquestionably one of the most requested. Does this mean that more streaming apps are on their way?

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Pokemon Let’s Go trailer previews gym leaders and the Elite Four

Pokemon Let’s Go trailer previews gym leaders and the Elite Four

Now that we're into November, Pokemon Let's Go is on the horizon. These two new titles - Pokemon Let's Go Eevee and Pokemon Let's Go Pikachu - are among the first Pokemon games heading to Nintendo Switch, though they won't quite offer gameplay that Pokemon fans are used to. Though the games are based on 1998's Pokemon Yellow, they take a fair amount of inspiration from Pokemon GO as well.

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New 3D Zelda game suggested by Nintendo job postings

New 3D Zelda game suggested by Nintendo job postings

After launching back in March 2017, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild established itself as one of the best-reviewed games of the year and as one of the must-have titles for the Nintendo Switch. Since it released side-by-side with the Switch, it stands to reason that we'll see at least one more Zelda game for the console before everything is said and done. As it turns out, Nintendo might already be working on it.

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