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Latios’ Pokemon GO appearance rattles Mew Quest Seekers

Latios’ Pokemon GO appearance rattles Mew Quest Seekers

Both Latios and Latias appeared in Pokemon GO on the 2nd of April, 2018, for the first time ever. These Pokemon are amongst the first Legendary Pokemon to appear in the game that were originally discovered in the Hoenn region - that's Gen 3. These Pokemon will appear in the game for a limited time, and they'll only appear in Pokemon GO Raid Battles while they're here.

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Toki Tori leads the way in this week’s Switch eShop update

Toki Tori leads the way in this week’s Switch eShop update

While we wait on some of those exciting indie games for Switch that Nintendo revealed earlier this month, we still have the weekly eShop update to look forward to. Just as it does every Thursday, today Nintendo detailed the various games that will be landing on the eShop over the course of the next week. As expected, the Switch is getting most of the week's new releases, but there's a little something for 3DS and Wii U owners launching as well.

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Nintendo Switch bricked over third-party docks after 5.0 update

Nintendo Switch bricked over third-party docks after 5.0 update

OEMs probably love news like this, whether or not the sudden influx of RMAs and repair requests flood their channels. It is, after all, an opportunity to warn consumers about the dangers of buying alternative and often more affordable third-party accessories. The latest Nintendo Switch firmware 5.0 update brought a lot of goodies to all Switch owners, but a subset of such users are instead finding themselves in living hell. These users have mostly lost their saved games and have to bring in their Switch for repairs or replacement after third-party docks not only stopped working but also bricked their handheld consoles.

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Monopoly is getting a Mario Kart makeover

Monopoly is getting a Mario Kart makeover

Mario Kart die-hards take note, because the next entry in Hasbro's Monopoly Gamer line is going to be themed around everyone's favorite kart racer. Monopoly Gamer is a relatively new spin-off for the classic board game, which kicked off last year with a release themed around the cast of Mario. Like last year's release, Monopoly Gamer: Mario Kart will change the rules of Monopoly drastically, incorporating items and tracks from the game series as best as a board game about becoming a property baron can.

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Nintendo patents trading cards powered by Amiibo tech

Nintendo patents trading cards powered by Amiibo tech

Nintendo seems to have slowed its release of Amiibo figures — the small, NFC-powered toys that can unlock digital content in games when placed near the Nintendo Switch or 3DS — in recent years, but a newly discovered patent hints that the gaming could be applying the tech to new play mechanics. Specifically, Nintendo has filed a patent for a trading card game that uses Amiibo's NFC features.

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Ash has a new Pokemon and Twitter’s flipping out

Ash has a new Pokemon and Twitter’s flipping out

The current running Pokemon TV show, Pokemon Sun & Moon, Ash seems to have caught a new Pokemon. This Pokemon is purple and pink, and this Pokemon is extremely adorable. You are going to need to learn how to cope with this Pokemon as soon as possible, because it's about to take over your super kawaii user feeds, social networks, and etcetera - SOON.

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Pokemon GO SHINY Eggs event new details in effect

Pokemon GO SHINY Eggs event new details in effect

A Pokemon GO egg event just started, and there's a whole lot of SHINY going on as a bit of a bonus. The short story is - hatch as many Pokemon Eggs as possible, as this event is extremely rare! This event has a number of new gift boxes available in the in-game store, and we've got the value calculations for you, too!

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Nintendo Switch Cross controller revealed by HORI

Nintendo Switch Cross controller revealed by HORI

HORI made a new controller connector for the Nintendo Switch that makes it better than it was before. You know HORI, the brand that brought you such hits as the Fighting Commander controller for Nintendo Classic Mini Super Nintendo, right? The controller add-on they've made turns the arrow buttons on the left-side mobile connector on the Switch turn into an actual cross, like it very well should be and should have been in the first place.

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Nintendo E3 Super Smash Bros Switch tournament will be a detail-fest

Nintendo E3 Super Smash Bros Switch tournament will be a detail-fest

At the moment, Super Smash Bros is unquestionably the biggest first-party game coming to the Switch in 2018. That may change later on after more reveals have been made, but for now, Nintendo fans are definitely excited for Smash Bros. Nintendo is looking to keep the hype train rolling throughout the summer by hosting a Super Smash Bros tournament at E3 in June.

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Nintendo Switch hardware upgrade is likely years away

Nintendo Switch hardware upgrade is likely years away

The Nintendo Switch has single-handedly put Nintendo back on top. It is currently one of if not the best-selling console and the planned list of games is far from being empty. Naturally, some fans are already anticipating a follow-up, an upgrade to that successful console. But that is also exactly why this report of a Switch upgrade, while potentially true, is probably not going to happen anytime soon, especially considering this is Nintendo we’re talking about.

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ARK: Survival Evolved sets its sights on Nintendo Switch

ARK: Survival Evolved sets its sights on Nintendo Switch

Last week, Studio Wildcard surprised us all by announcing that it's bringing ARK: Survival Evolved to mobile devices with the help of War Drum Studios. Given the resources required to run ARK on PC and consoles, this announcement definitely caught us off guard, but as it turns out, Wildcard isn't done with the ports just yet. At GDC today, the developer revealed that it will also be bringing its game to the Nintendo Switch.

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Pokemon GO Eggstravaganza: All the big event details

Pokemon GO Eggstravaganza: All the big event details

This morning Niantic revealed details on their next big Pokemon GO event: Eggstravaganza (2018.) This event takes place at the end of March, making way for the most Eastery of months - April! No foolies, this event lasts until the second of April, right through the egg-filled holiday. Inside special boxes for this event are Super Incubators, Star Pieces, and more oddities to assist in the egg-filled romp.

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