Meet Nintendo’s new console, The Switch

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f5uik5fgIaI This morning, Nintendo finally revealed it's new console, The Switch. Formerly known as the NX, the Switch seems to confirm rumors we've been hearing for quite som...

Gamer Louis: Reflecting on Satoru Iwata

Gamer Louis is a weekly Blast column written by Louis Schuler. It cover all types of video game news and opinions.   On July 11, Nintendo announced that an iconic figure in the gaming industry died f...

Splatoon Global Stress Test Demo Review

As I played "Splatoon" this weekend,  I found myself yelling at the stupidity of my teammates. Why would they all teleport to me when it’s the rest of the map that needs attention? I sat in my chair, flustered,...
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Excave Review

If there was a genre of 3DS games that needed to be added to, it’s the dungeon crawler genre. Excave, the first of a trilogy to be brought to America, looks to fill that that void and takes its best shot at doi...

New amiibos coming this spring

Have you picked up any amiibos recently? Nintendo's third wave of its collectible NFC-compatible figurines comes out next month and includes the Super Smash Bros. characters Lucario, Rosalina and Luma, Bowser, ...

New Nintendo 3DS arrives February 13

Nintendo's latest version of its popular handheld is coming next month. Announced in this morning's Nintendo Direct, the New 3DS will be available in red and black varieties February 13 for $199.99. The system ...