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News of Pokemon GO Fest photos and map details leaked: look!

News of Pokemon GO Fest photos and map details leaked: look!

Photos suggest that Pokemon GO Fest has begun to be set up by Niantic this afternoon in Chicago. Pokemon GO Fest is the first massive Niantic-hosted real-world event for Pokemon GO, and its set to take place this Saturday. Have a peek below at a series of photos captured by local citizens heck-bent on making sure we see this event setup every step of the way!

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Nintendo Switch Online apps now available but you can’t use them yet

Nintendo Switch Online apps now available but you can’t use them yet

On Friday, Nintendo Switch owners will be scrambling to download and play the next big title intended for the nascent gaming console. Or at least most will. There might be a fraction of owners might be more interested in something that’s suppose to happen on that day too: the launch of the Switch’s online service app. Well, no need to wait, because someone at Nintendo flipped the switch early. Except the app isn’t exactly usable yet anyway.

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Splatoon 2 reviews seem to agree: You will probably love Switch’s latest game

Splatoon 2 reviews seem to agree: You will probably love Switch’s latest game

We've got a few more days until Splatoon 2 releases, but early reviews of Nintendo's latest first-party game have started going live today. Splatoon 2, for those who need an introduction, is the follow-up to the Wii U title that started the series. Given the Wii U's rather poor sales performance, not many people got to play the original Splatoon, but in looking at some of these reviews, it's clear that Switch owners will want to pick this up.

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Pokemon GO News: New Pokestops Added, and we need more!

Pokemon GO News: New Pokestops Added, and we need more!

There's a pattern for the adding of Pokestops and Pokemon Gym locations in Pokemon GO - and it's just changed! Reports from users on The Silph Road and the main Pokemon GO Reddit suggest that the latest changes in Portal have begun to take effect. While Pokemon GO locations were previously only changing on each Tuesday of the week, they're coming now all the time! And we want a whole lot more!

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Pokemon GO News: the Unlimited Coins Gym Exploit

Pokemon GO News: the Unlimited Coins Gym Exploit

Today we'll be discussing the infinite coin Gym Exploit in Pokemon GO, and how it affects the world at large. First - like most cheats in Pokemon GO - this isn't having a giant effect of most players. It's just the most hardcore players that are benefitting from this bit of an exploit - and even they need to do some work to get it in gear.

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Nintendo Switch owners can play Splatoon 2 for four hours today

Nintendo Switch owners can play Splatoon 2 for four hours today

If you've got a Nintendo Switch and just can't wait for the July 21st release of Splatoon 2, you've got a chance to play a demo ahead of time. But here's the important part: the demo will only run for 4 hours today. Nintendo is using the trial as the world premiere of the game's first Splatfest, an in-game event where players face off as two teams in a turf war.

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Pokemon Sun and Moon’s next freebie is an ultra-rare shiny

Pokemon Sun and Moon’s next freebie is an ultra-rare shiny

With Pokemon UltraSun and UltraMoon on the horizon, it's been a little while since we last heard from the original Sun and Moon. If there was ever a time to return to those games, that time is definitely now, as Nintendo has announced a new mystery gift promotion that will run for the next month. Trust me, the Pokemon being given away in this promotion is one that you won't want to miss.

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Nintendo stops New 3DS production worldwide

Nintendo stops New 3DS production worldwide

Yesterday, we told you that Nintendo has stopped producing the New 3DS in Japan. At the time, it wasn't clear what the fate of the device would be in other regions around the world. Today, however, Nintendo has essentially confirmed that production has halted worldwide, meaning that your only options for a 3DS are the 3DS XL, the standard 2DS, and the incoming 3DS XL.

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Pokemon GO STADIUM event will make you NEED to move to Japan

Pokemon GO STADIUM event will make you NEED to move to Japan

For Pokemon GO this week the folks at Niantic have reminded us that they've got a MASSIVE event coming up in Japan. This sort-of-secret but very much public event will take place in Yokohama Stadium in Japan, and it's going to take place at the same time as the CUTEST holiday of all time. That is the PIKACHU OUTBREAK where they suggest "a special Pokemon GO experience is taking place."

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Official Mario Kart VR will crush your dreams: here’s why

Official Mario Kart VR will crush your dreams: here’s why

Nintendo has certainly flirted with the idea of VR in the past, but once the Switch arrived on the scene, hopes of Nintendo pursuing console-based virtual reality were dashed. Unlike the PlayStation 4, the Switch doesn't really lend itself well to virtual reality. That doesn't mean that Nintendo is opposed to VR, it just needs to find the right platform for it first.

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New Nintendo 3DS production ends in Japan

New Nintendo 3DS production ends in Japan

Well this is interesting: it appears that Nintendo has decided to stop New 3DS production in Japan. This is the second time this year that we've received such an announcement pertaining to Nintendo's hardware. Back in January, shortly before the launch of the Switch, Nintendo stopped production on the Wii U as well.

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Mysterious new Pokemon trailer hints at strange things

Mysterious new Pokemon trailer hints at strange things

It would seem that something big is being planned in the world of Pokemon. Earlier today, a mysterious new trailer appeared on Pokemon's Japanese Youtube channel. This new trailer is clearly teasing something, and it's doing so in a very creepy - almost unsettling - way.

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