Drifting Joy-Con Continued, How NOT to Repair!

Drifting Joy-Cons Repair Fail

Reading Time: < 1 minute After a failed repair attempt on a drifting Joy-Con using an air blower, I figured why not take it apart and try to replace the drifting joystick. I didn’t want to wait for Nintendo’s warranty service any longer as I had already been waiting for 2 months at this point. A quick search on Amazon …

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Nintendo Switch NES Controllers “Review” (Updated)

Reading Time: 3 minutes Many of us remember opening the Nintendo Entertainment System, loading Super Mario Bros and hearing that iconic theme song for the very first time. Little did we know, this would be the beginning for of an age for gamers. Fortunately there are many different ways to play these old school school games, some officially sanctioned; …

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LEGO Nintendo Entertainment System Officially Announced

Reading Time: 2 minutes After a tiny reveal yesterday from LEGO, the LEGO Nintendo Entertainment System has been officially revealed. Much of what we wrote yesterday has been confirmed today. The 2646 piece set will include the Retro TV, Super Mario Bros. Game, NES controller, and the NES Console. The level of detail on this console will make any …

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Lego Nintendo Entertainment System Coming

Reading Time: 2 minutes Nintendo Switch….Check. Original NES…. Check. NES Classic…Check. Lego Nintendo….wait what? The official Lego twitter account is teasing gamers today with their latest tweet showing off what looks like a Lego Nintendo or better known as a Lego NES. The video is short and not very revealing but if you stare at it long enough you …

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Super Nintendo World Delayed + Video Update

Super Nintendo World Logo

Reading Time: 2 minutes As COVID-19 rages on, several projects in theme parks have been delayed while some projects that aren’t too far gone have been cancelled. With no end in sight, Universal Studios Japan has officially delayed the opening of Super Nintendo World which was slated to open this year. A new opening date will be given once …

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Nintendo Slows Mobile Games Growth

Reading Time: < 1 minute According to Bloomberg, Nintendo is chilling out on the mobile games market on phones. After releasing a series of lackluster titles that have failed to gain traction with fans, they may have temporarily waived the white flag. Many gamers and fans assumed that titles like Mario Kart Tour and Super Mario Run would be a …

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Are “Digital Edition” Consoles Worth It?

Digital Edition Consoles Good or Bad?

Reading Time: 10 minutes Last Christmas, after experiencing the real struggle of living in a household with one Xbox, one 40 year-old video game junkie (that’s me) and one teenager video game junkie (that’s my daughter), we relented and bought my daughter a Xbox One Digital Edition (in bright white.) The benefits were immediate. No more fighting over the …

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Selling Animal Crossing Items? Nintendo says Don’t

Animal Cross: New Horizons Logo

Reading Time: < 1 minute Do you find yourself struggling to uncover all that there is to find in Animal Crossing: New Horizons? Luckily, there are no microtransactions in Animal Crossing but this can be a great pain for those who do not want to put in the major amount of hours to unlock stuff. Some players, however, are creating …

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Nintendo Entertainment System See Through Build

Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) Acrylic Build

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) is arguable one of, if not the, most iconic video game console of all time. I remember opening my first NES and playing Super Mario Bros. for hours. Sadly, I also remember selling my NES thinking I had no need for such an archaic system as I had upgraded to …

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Super Nintendo World Taking Shape. New Aerials

Super Nintendo World Logo

Reading Time: 2 minutes With all that has been going on no one is really thinking about going to a theme park. A lot of construction projects have been placed on hold as theme parks around the world have voluntarily closed. Even the Walt Disney Company paused many of their projects while their parks have been closed. One project …

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New Paper Mario Coming to Nintendo Switch in July

Paper Mario: The Origami King

Reading Time: 2 minutes Update: Paper Mario: The Origami King is out now. Check out our first first impressions! Nintendo took to the interwebs to announce a Paper Mario title will be coming to Nintendo Switch this year! Paper Mario: The Origami King is set to debut on the Nintendo Switch on July 17th. In this new adventure, Mario …

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Animal Crossing: New Horizons Item Catalog

Animal Cross: New Horizons Logo

Reading Time: < 1 minute Have you caught the Animal Crossing: New Horizons bug? It certainly hit us hard here. It’s hit us so hard that we actually bought another Nintendo Switch (Lite). I’ve been quite impressed by the number of items that I have been finding. Till this point I haven’t quite grasped the breadth of item collection. Tonight …

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amiibo Characters Richter & Dark Samus Out Now

amiibo Logo

Reading Time: < 1 minute Last week, during the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate announcement two new amiibo characters were announced. The latest characters, Richter and Dark Samus, are out according to the official Nintendo Store in NYC and is available for $15.99. Both amiibo characters are usable in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate as echo fighters. Gameplay details from the Nintendo …

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GameCube Joy-Con Mod – Cheating?

Shank Mods GameCube Joy-Con mod

Reading Time: 2 minutes Unless you’ve been living under a rock the last few days, you’ve probably seen the GameCube Joy-Con mod. If you haven’t, I will include the video at the bottom of the post for your viewing pleasure. In a nutshell, an avid gamer and hardware enthusiast, Shank Mods, cut a Wavebird Wireless Controller in half and …

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Mario Kart Tour Finally has a Launch Date

Mario Kart Tour Release Date Announced

Reading Time: < 1 minute Last month, Nintendo announced that Mario Kart Tour is coming to iOS and Android devices on September 25th. While this will be a free-to-start game, it will have in-game purchases. It’s slightly troubling that Nintendo is calling this a “Free-to-start” game and not a “Free-to-play game.” Rumors have put the in-game purchases to be anywhere …

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Nintendo Announces Nintendo Switch Lite

Nintendo announces Nintendo Switch Lite

Reading Time: 2 minutes After months of rumors Nintendo announced the Nintendo Switch Lite. The new handheld console will be available on September 20th in three colors: yellow, gray, and turquoise for $199.99. Nintendo’s handheld only console will not support output to a TV, therefore it will not include a dock or an HDMI cable. The Nintendo Switch Lite …

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Dr. Mario World Out Now for iOS and Android Devices

Dr. Mario World Out Now on iOS and Android Devices

Reading Time: 2 minutes Dr. Mario World hit the Google Play Store and Apple App store July 9th, a day earlier than expected. Weighing in at 192 MB, this slightly hefty download should be no problem to download over LTE but you may want to wait till you’re on WiFi. While the game is free to play, it does …

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Dr. Mario World coming to iOS and Android in July

Dr. Mario World Out Now on iOS and Android Devices

Reading Time: < 1 minute Fans of the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) are going to get a large dose of nostalgia with Nintendo’s latest announcement. Dr. Mario World is coming to iOS and Android devices on July 10th, 2019! Even though the game is free-to-play, you can go ahead and pre-order Dr. Mario World so that it’s ready for play …

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Super Mario Maker 2 Will Allow Friends Play

Reading Time: < 1 minute Congratulations Internet! You won with Sonic and now with Super Mario Maker 2! Many of us were quite perturbed To find out that Super Mario Maker 2 would have co-op play but wouldn’t allow you to play friends online. Looks like Nintendo has had a change of heart and decided to allow friends to play …

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E3 2019 Nintendo Direct Today @ 12p ET

Nintendo Direct E3 2019

Reading Time: < 1 minute Today is the day that many of you Nintendo fans have been waiting for. Starting at 12p ET / 9a PT is the E3 2019 Nintendo Direct showcasing all the new Nintendo Switch games that are coming soon. While there have been a lot of rumors regarding what Nintendo will be releasing, all should be …

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