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Satoru Iwata (Part 2): The Face of Nintendo

This article is part 2 of two. If you haven’t read part 1 yet and would like to do so before reading on, then click here.   Satoru Iwata had a myriad of accomplishments throughout his time at Nintendo. He...

/ January 25, 2018

Nintendo Direct Mini Recap (January 11, 2018)

This Nintendo Direct Mini was a rapid fire of announcements and tidbits that it was difficult to keep track at times. There were so many announcements and we understand that you may have missed a thing or two. So to...

/ January 11, 2018

Satoru Iwata (Part 1): Before Working at Nintendo

  Satoru Iwata was loved and respected by coworkers and fans all around the world. We all knew Iwata as president of Nintendo, but his path to reaching this highpoint has its own story… Growing Up Satoru Iwata was born...

/ January 11, 2018

The Legend of Shigeru Miyamoto

Chances are if you’ve played video games over the last 30 years you’ll recognise this guy. This is Shigeru Miyamoto. Aside from being the closest thing the video game industry has to a rockstar, Miyamoto is also a game designer...

/ December 22, 2017
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Switch Game Releases (December 18th)

Hey fellow Switchaboos! I hope you’re all in festive moods because the Switch is giving us a crazy TWENTY-ONE games to download this week right before Christmas! This is going to be a big one, so let’s get started… Note:...

/ December 19, 2017

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 is a Top Seller in December

According to a report from Gematsu, Xenoblade Chronicles 2 has sold over 100,000 units in its first two weeks alone. That makes it one of the bestsellers on the Switch for the month of December, and puts it well ahead...

/ December 18, 2017

The Best Multiplayer Games on the Nintendo Switch eShop (for under $20)

The Nintendo Switch is now Nintendo’s fastest-selling console in history. The new hybrid gaming system’s popularity is due in no small part its formidable line-up of first party games. Exploding onto the market with The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the...

/ December 16, 2017
The Game Awards

The Nintendo Switch’s First Game Awards

Image Source Since The Game Awards began in 2014, it’s been difficult for a Nintendo fan to watch the annual show. There were the odd nominees here and there, but what fans really looked forward to were the announcements. Now...

/ December 14, 2017
10 Best Switch Games For Christmas

10 Best Nintendo Switch Games for Christmas

So it’s December. The air positively reeks of Christmas cheer. The quaint little observation “Hasn’t the year just flown by?” is grating on your ears. Shopping centres have become warzones and Christmas carols blare unreservedly from every shopfront. And you’re...

/ December 14, 2017
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Nintendo’s Love-Hate-Love Relationship With Third Party Developers: A Historical Perspective

  The Nintendo Switch has caught a lot of attention from third-party developers in its first year. As Nintendo have such a strong first-party lineup, fans generally tend to buy their consoles for the exclusives. However, third-party support is very...

/ December 14, 2017