Earlier today Nintendo hosted a Nintendo Direct Mini. It’s less than 15 minutes but packed with information about upcoming Switch games and DLC, as well as one major new game…
During yesterday’s Nintendo Direct, it was announced that Linkle, a brand-new character with a striking similarity to the game’s protagonist Link, would be coming to Hyrule Warriors Legends. Hyrule Warriors Legends is the 3DS re-release of Hyrule Warriors (T for Teen), a Wii U game that combines The Legend of Zelda and Dynasty Warriors. Read More
Shopping for the holidays is always stressful, and when you don’t know much about what you’re shopping for, it can be even worse. We know walking into a video game or toy store and staring at the rows upon rows of games available can cause even the most calm parent some anxiety. Which games would your kids like? Which games are you OK with letting them play? To give you some tools before you brave the video game section, we’ve compiled a list of the 22 most popular new games coming out between the months of September and December. Your kids should be thrilled to receive any of the games on this list. Read More
If your kids are enraptured by Skylanders or Disney Infinity—and/or are huge fans of everything Nintendo—then you may be eyeing a new set of interactive figurines as stocking stuffers this holiday season.
Amiibo is Nintendo’s answer to the immense popularity of those other games, but unlike those toy-centric forebears, the figurines of iconic characters like Mario, Link, and Peach aren’t tied to a single game or series. Furthermore, while they may look similar on the surface, the Amiibo figures aren’t currently used to bring playable characters into games. In Skylanders and Disney Infinity, you pop a figurine on the portal and that character appears in the game and is fully playable. With Amiibo, the experience is a little different, giving you access to bonus content and extra computer-controlled characters, rather than playable ones. Read More