Universal Studios Japan will push the grand opening of Super Nintendo World at a much later date as the country announced its second state of emergency amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
The announcement came on Thursday as Osaka Prefecture saw a spike of new COVID-19 cases. The Japanese government issued an “emergency declaration” as a response, according to Universal Studios Japan via Polygon.
Not taken seriously: Microsoft’s former third-party relations director, Kevin Bachus, shared that the Japanese video game giant reportedly “just laughed their asses off” when Microsoft made the offer 20 years ago.
A former Nintendo employee credited for developing the company’s first home console has shed light on the true ethnicity of Mario this month.
Since the character’s debut in the “Super Mario Bros.” franchise in the late 1980s, many assumed that he must be Italian.
Nintendo fans who have been dreaming of being a part of the company now have a chance to make that dream into a reality.
Nintendo of America is currently offering a variety of new internship opportunities that anyone can now check out on its careers page.
Pokémon x Tamagotchi, the highly anticipated collaboration between the two massively popular IPs, has successfully sold out even before its official release in Japan.
For those who are unfamiliar, the Tamagotchi is a handheld virtual pet simulation game from Bandai which became one of the biggest toy fads of the 1990s and early 2000s.
Die-hard fans of Mario Kart in multiple cities are in for a special treat as they will have an opportunity to participate in a real-life version of the game.
Called the “Mushroom Rally” by its creators, the live Mario Kart competition will let participants “race against your favorite characters while collecting stars to win amazing prizes.”
Every company has a secret to their success, and Nintendo is no exception; their secret, however, is a dark and fascinating one — the Yakuza.
Most people know the Yakuza for shady business activities, whole-body tattoos, and chopped-off fingers, but as it turns out, the infamous Japanese organization had been instrumental early in the toymaker’s history.
The internet doesn’t seem to be able to handle Nintendo’s commitment to detail; first it was Mario’s nipples in a speed run mode in “Super Mario Odyssey,” and now it’s Luigi’s bulge in “Mario Tennis Aces”.
If you’ve always thought of Pikachu as this cute, yellow critter that mutters “pika” like rainbows and unicorns, now is the time to forget it.
That’s because the one in “Detective Pikachu,” out for the Nintendo 3DS on March 23, has the voice of a tormenting, middle-aged creeper.
Nintendo, the Japanese company behind some of the gaming world’s most beloved video game franchises, has always been proud of its humble roots.
It’s common knowledge among fans and gaming enthusiasts that the multinational consumer electronics and video game company started out as a playing cards manufacturer in 1889.
Chrissy Teigen recently went on a hilarious rant on Twitter expressing her disappointment over a new free-to-play social simulation mobile game from Nintendo.
The 31-year-old model/actress who is known for her funny quips gave the recently released “Animal Crossing Pocket Camp” a scathing “review” via a series of tweets.