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By Jordan Lucero, 1 month ago

A Bunch of New Spooky Content for Splatoon 2 Announced

Happy Splatoween! Splatoon 2 is getting a bunch of new Halloween content. First, a new Splatfest will kick off Friday, October 19th at 3PM PT, and during that time the plaza will be fitted with some Halloween decorations. Choose between “Team Trick” with Pearl or “Team Treat” with Marina! The Splatfest will end Sunday, October...

By Jordan Lucero, 1 month ago

Ace Attorney 3DS Games are up to 70% Off

No objections here — some popular 3DS Ace Attorney titles are up to 70% off right now! It’s a great time to complete your collection, or to start it! These are the games currently on sale: Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy | $29.99 → $11.99 Dual Destinies | $29.99 → $8.99 Spirit of Justice | $29.99 → $11.99 Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney...

By Jordan Lucero, 2 months ago

Nintendo Switch Online Has Launched

Whether you tolerate it or hate it, Nintendo Switch Online is now available for purchase. After site maintenance, strangely involving the Wii Shop Channel, Nintendo Switch Online memberships were made available on Nintendo.com and the Switch’s eShop. You can sign up for a 7-day free trial from the Nintendo eShop right now if you want...

By Jordan Lucero, 2 months ago

Nintendo Direct Rescheduled for September 13th

Grab your popcorn-again! Nintendo has rescheduled the delayed September Nintendo Direct. Originally airing on the 6th, it was delayed because of the magnitude 6.7 earthquake in Hokkaido, Japan. At 6pm ET, you can still expect 35 minutes of 3DS and Switch news, including a bunch of details for Nintendo Switch Online. Nintendo has confirmed that...

By Jordan Lucero, 2 months ago

Nintendo Direct Slotted for September 6th

UPDATE: Due to a magnitude 6.7 earthquake in Hokkaido, Japan, Nintendo has delayed this week’s Nintendo Direct. Nintendo has tweeted to expect a reannouncement “in the near future”. Stay tuned at Launch Party Gaming for more updates. Grab your popcorn! Nintendo has finally announced the long-awaited September Nintendo Direct. After weeks of speculation, fans were relieved...

By Jordan Lucero, 3 months ago

Nintendo Releases Wii U Version 5.5.3

The stability gods at Nintendo have struck again with the first Wii U update since July 2017. Don’t worry homebrewers, this update doesn’t affect your hacks. New additions include further improvements to overall system stability and other minor adjustments to the user experience. Exciting, right? Nintendo has also updated some EULAs to better comply with...

By Jordan Lucero, 3 months ago

Nintendo Holds Nindies Showcase Summer 2018

During Gamescom 2018, Nintendo of Europe uploaded an Indie Highlight video to YouTube, showcasing some independently developed games coming to the Nintendo Switch. Then, Nintendo of America announced a Nindies Showcase for August 28th after Gamescom. In this 15 minute short presentation, Nintendo of America revealed 22 different games coming to Nintendo Switch in late...

By Thom van Tilburg, 3 months ago

Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire Review

The Pokémon franchise has been experiencing a kind of renaissance over these last few years. After interest seemed to fade during its fifth and sixth generation titles, the franchise managed to get itself back in the game and arguably come out even stronger than before. The success of Pokémon Go is the obvious example, and...

By Nate Lakritz, 3 months ago

Nintendo Switch Online Launches in September

Even before the Nintendo Switch officially released, we began hearing rumors of a fabled online service that would be required for some multiplayer games. Well, the rumors have become official, as Nintendo recently announced a September release for their paid online service. It will provide “access to online play in compatible games, a selection of...

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