Tag: Nintendo

November 2018 NPD: Nintendo Switch outsells everything

November was another big month for video game hardware. Nintendo Switch outsold the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in terms of dollar sales, according to industry-tracking firm The NPD Group. But this wasn’t just a win for Nintendo. It turns out that all three major systems came away feeling good from the Thanksgiving holidays. “For […]

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate sells 3 million copies in U.S. in 11 days

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is already a huge hit in the U.S., with the fighting game selling over 3 million copies in just 11 days since its December 7 debut. This is according to Nintendo and industry-tracking firm The NPD Group. This makes Ultimate the fastest-selling Switch game in the U.S. yet, along with the fastest-selling installment ever […]

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Nintendo Switch has better first 21 month sales than PS4 and Xbox One in U.S.

Switch has become the fastest-selling console of this hardware generation in the U.S., according to Nintendo and industry-tracking firm The NPD Group. The home console/portable hybrid has sold 8.7 million machines in its first 21 months, the period from its launch in March 2017 through November 2018. That tops the U.S. performance of its two competitors, PlayStation 4 […]

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The RetroBeat: Examining the GameCube’s 10 best-selling games in the U.S.

The Nintendo GameCube is one of my favorite systems ever. After pioneering 3D gaming on the Nintendo 64 with games like Super Mario 64 and The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, the GameCube refined those ideas and gave us many of the best Nintendo titles ever. Heck, many of my favorite games of all […]

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Nintendo Would ‘Love’ To See Red Dead Redemption 2 On The Switch

The Nintendo Switch is definitely doing a much better job compared to its predecessor, the Wii U, at attracting developers onto its platform. For example the console managed to get companies like Bethesda to bring games like Skyrim onto it, plus we’re also seeing a ton of indies launch for the Switch as well. However […]

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Nintendo Trademark Filings Hint At New Mobile Games

We know that Nintendo is very interested in creating games for mobile, a narrative that was different several years ago when the company was largely against mobile gaming. Now thanks to recently discovered trademark filings, it appears that Nintendo is interested in bringing more franchises onto mobile. Based on the filings, it seems that Nintendo […]

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Super Smash Bros Ultimate Is The Fastest-Selling Smash Bros Game Of All Time

If you’ve enjoyed the previous Super Smash Bros titles, then chances are you might have been looking forward to getting your hands on Super Smash Bros Ultimate. If you agreed with that statement, you’re not alone because according to the charts in the UK, it seems that Super Smash Bros Ultimate is the fastest-selling Smash […]

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Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo get up on stage at The Game Awards

The leaders of Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo got up on stage together for the first time in a long time at tonight at The Game Awards. Phil Spencer, head of Xbox at Microsoft; Reggie Fils-Amie of Nintendo of America; and Shawn Layden of Sony PlayStation came out together onstage to kick off the big show. […]

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate review-in-progress — Everyone’s here, and you should be too

Before Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’s reveal, I figured Nintendo would just port the Wii U version of Super Smash Bros. to the Switch. We’d maybe get a couple of new characters, but it would mostly be the same game. That’s what Nintendo did with Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, and it’s one of the system’s top […]

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