Movies & TV

Is Nintendo considering movie projects again?

Nintendo's Shigeru Miyamoto told investors that the company is "looking at things like movies in the future" after nearly three decades of avoiding big-screen projects featuring its characters.

What’s old is new again: Nintendo may ditch discs and return to cartridges

Nintendo has already said that we won't get any information on its next game console, codenamed the NX, until next year, but recent patent filings suggest that it may do away with optical discs entirely.

Nintendo partners with Hasbro for Transformers-themed Splatoon event

Nintendo has partnered with Hasbro for an upcoming Splatoon Splatfest event that will ask players to pick a side in a decades-spanning battle that rages on in popular culture: Autobot or Decepticon?

Picross 3D sequel coming to 3DS with amiibo compatibility

A sequel to Nintendo's block-drilling puzzler Picross 3D is due to launch in Japan later this year with an array of new features and support for amiibo figures and cards, the publisher announced this week.

3DS game pulled from eShop after discovery of homebrew exploit

Nintendo is removing 3DS games from the eShop in an attempt to address recently discovered exploits enabling support for unlicensed homebrew software. This is Nintendo's latest attempt to quell the spread of homebrew software on…

Buried Treasure: Lost Mario Kart game unearthed on a Game Boy Advance cartridge

Footage from an unreleased sequel in Nintendo's long-running Mario Kart series has surfaced, fueling fan speculation regarding the cancelled project.

Splatoon launching new Rainmaker gameplay mode this weekend

Nintendo's turf-claiming Wii U shooter Splatoon will receive a capture-the-flag inspired gameplay mode as part of a free update launching this weekend.

Pandora’s Tower, Wind-Up Knight 2 join Wii U eShop

Xseed's action-RPG Pandora's Tower joins the Nintendo eShop this week, becoming one of the first legacy Wii games to launch digitally for the Wii U.

Learn about the beautiful chaos of Super Mario Maker

Nintendo has released an overview video for Super Mario Maker, the toolkit for creating, sharing, and playing remixed 2D Mario levels that is coming to Wii U on September 11, 2015.

Zelda: Tri Force Heroes launching worldwide on 3DS in October

Nintendo's multiplayer action-RPG The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes is confirmed for an October launch in North America and Europe.

K.K. Slider, King K. Rool now playable in Super Smash Bros. via new costumes

Nintendo has patched Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS, adding new stages and costumes inspired by Animal Crossing, Donkey Kong Country, and more.