What Nintendo’s latest gaming success says about Switch’s enduring appeal

Nintendo announced on Thursday that sales of new games in Pokemon’s latest mainline entries, Pokemon Scarlet and Pokemon Violet, were for the Switch console. surpassed 10 million in three days since their global launch on November 18. That’s the highest mark for a game’s debut in Nintendo’s history, setting a new record for the Kyoto-based … Read more

Best cloud gaming services, from Xbox Game Pass to GeForce Now

Screenshot: Florence Ion/Gizmodo Luna is best for people who don’t want to commit. I still occasionally play with Amazon Luna on the Fire TV Stick connected to the TV in my living room. The game I am currently playing is Hokko life; I was already tracking the price on Steam when I saw it was … Read more

PS5, Switch and Xbox Series X/S

Image: Nintendo It’s that time of year again. The pumpkins are all crushed, the peppermint is in the mocha, and all Mariah Carey wants for Christmas is you (and her fat Columbia Records royalty check). The holiday preseason is officially with us, with deals and discounts on many games, consoles and accessories. Here’s a quick … Read more

Former Luigi John Leguizamo says portrayal of Super Mario casting “kind of sucks”

John LeguizamoPhoto: Cindy Ord/Getty Images for SiriusXM John Leguizamo, Luigi retiredhas expressed some thoughts on Nintendo and Relief expectant Super Mario Bros. movieAnd, in particular the voice casting for the animated movie. SpecificallyLeguizamo has, not for the first time, expressed his displeasure that Mario and Luigi will now be played by a pair of white … Read more

Esports Pros Fight Elon Musk’s Twitter To Dump Crypto Sponsor

Photo: Joe Brady (Getty Images) In April, crypto exchange FTX paid esports company TSM $210 million to change his name to TSM FTX. On Wednesday, TSM FTX changed its name back to plain old TSM days after FTX filed for bankruptcy after the biggest crash in crypto history. And it only had to spam Twitter’s … Read more

Pokémon’s Ash is finally the very best, can now presumably die happy

Pokémon Ultimate Journeys: The SeriesImage: The Pokémon Company [This article contains spoilers for upcoming episodes of Pokémon Ultimate Journeys: The Series.] 25 years after he embarked on his quest to be the very best – and then failed miserably, with a consistency that taught entire generations of children that they did toowould probably take it … Read more

Games: Gaming’s sultry wizard is back for Bayonetta 3

Bayonetta 3 (switch)By: Platinum/Nintendo IF THE LAST week hasn’t satiated your hunger for all things witchy, gaming’s sultry wizard brings sexy back. Eight years after Bayonetta 2, Platinum’s epileptic brand of hack-and-slash action returns to Switch, inviting players to step into the titular witch stilettos once again. Cloaked in anime stylings, plenty of cutscenes, and … Read more

Unreleased Rare Nintendo Power Glove Game Appears on eBay

Not one but two unreleased NES games have recently appeared on eBay, and one of them should be of particular interest to fans of the Nintendo Power Glove, and/or Donkey Kong Country developers Rare. Spotted and shared by Frank Cifaldi of the Video Game History Foundation, the first game is called Battlefields of Napoleonand comes … Read more

The Italian dub of the Mario movie sounds very different from Pratt

Screenshot: Universal Pictures / Nintendo / Lighting True to his word, Chris Pratt will not”insulting Italians” in his lead role in the Super Mario Bros. movie. In fact, his voiced performance in the official trailer was so bland that I wonder: what if Mario had more Italian? It turns out I didn’t have to wonder … Read more

Nintendo poll asks fans which Pokémon games and spin-offs they want

Image: The Pokémon Company Every now and then companies send surveys to diehard fans asking what kind of games they would like to see in the future based on certain franchises. We’ve seen Atlus and others like Capcom do this, and recently Nintendo seems to have released one specifically about Pokémon. As revealed in a … Read more