Animal Crossing

Poll: The New Games That Japan Wants On The Switch

Even though it's early in the Switch's life, the console already has some truly wonderful games. But what new titles in popular franchises do people …

Grand Theft Auto

Nintendo Direct today to showcase a new “interactive experience”

Credit: Nintendo<p>Two Directs in two weeks, people! A surprise, short Nintendo Direct today will show off a new “interactive experience.” What could it …

Metroid

Japan: Dissidia Final Fantasy Pushes PS4 Sales Over Nintendo Switch

Final Fantasy Will Always Drive Numbers<p>Media Create is back from its holiday hiatus to bring us the numbers for software and hardware sales in Japan. …

Nintendo Switch

Animal Crossing Pocket Camp is Actually ANNIHILATION’s Area X

A lush, rich landscape that is eerily beautiful. Bizarre, unknown creatures that have evolved and/or mutated into a mix of animal and human. …

A Very Specific Keychain

Photos by Bryan WashingtonAbout a week into my stay in Setagaya, I decided to give Akihabara a second try. It’s an area in central Tokyo, mostly …

Dragon Ball

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp is secretly Nintendo's first Early Access game

It's been six weeks since Nintendo launched Animal Crossing smartphone spin-off Pocket Camp worldwide and I wrote about everything the game lacked. …

Gaming

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp Rover's Garden Safari event: Everything you need to know!

Rover's Garden Safari event only lasts 11 days. Don't fall behind getting enough butterflies to get all of Rover's special furniture!<p>Rover has come …

Flowers

Animal Crossing Pocket Camp: Rover's Garden Safari event now live

A new event is now live in Animal Crossing Pocket Camp. It features Rover and it is called Rover’s Garden Safari. The event is a two part event with …

Dahlias

Rover Comes to the Campsite in the Latest Event in 'Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp'

Author Shaun Musgrave<p>Posted On2018-01-11 04:26:13<p>Watch App<p>Gosh, <i>Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp</i> [Free] is on a tear with these events, isn't it? For most …

Interactive Fiction

Why Nintendo needs to sharpen up its act if it's going to succeed in 2018

Let's not thwack around the undergrowth here, Nintendo has done alright when it comes to mobile games. Super Mario Run is probably one of the best …

Gaming

Golf Story is Almost the Seinfeld of Video Games

One of my absolute favourite games from 2017 was <i>Golf Story</i> for the Nintendo Switch. The other day, I made a video of myself playing the first hour of …

Gaming

Re-Spawn

Samantha Fisher<p><i>PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds</i> (PC)• <i><br>Escape From Tarkov</i> (PC)• <i><br>Stardew Valley</i> (PC)• <i><br>What Remains of Edith Finch</i> (PC)• <i><br>Hey! Pikmin</i> (2DS</i> …

Nintendo Switch

Random: Paris Hilton Ponders Why We Don't Have Nintendogs On Our Smartphones Yet

A lot of what emerges from the mind of Paris Hilton isn't worth reporting on, but somehow the stars have aligned and this vacuous celebrity has …

Nintendo DS

Where Does the Nintendo Switch Go From Here?

The Nintendo Switch’s success at this point cannot be questioned. It has sold over 10 million units in its first nine months on the market, keeping …

Nintendo Switch

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp Is Mindless, Frustrating And Kind Of Fun

A month ago, I proclaimed that Nintendo's <i>Animal Crossing</i> mobile game lacked heart and soul. Repetitive dialogue, rote gameplay and the sleazy …

Nintendo Is Releasing Some Lovely Phone Cases

They're out in April (in Japan only, at least for now), and there are cases based on <i>Breath of the Wild</i>, <i>Splatoon</i> and <i>Animal Crossing</i>.<p>There are four</i> …

Gaming

Apple: App Store customers spent record $300M on New Year’s Day, over $890M Christmas week

Apple today announced a record-breaking holiday shopping season for the App Store. In a press release, the company said that customers spent over $890 million during the seven-day period beginning on Christmas Eve…<p>Somewhat surprisingly, Apple says that customers rang in the new year by spending …

Apps

Apple Says Developers Earned 30% More From App Store in 2017

Apple Inc. developers who make apps for the iPhone and iPad earned 30 percent more in 2017 than a year earlier, though it was still a slowdown from …

App Store

The Most Disappointing Video Games of 2017

2017 was an embarrassment of riches when it came to video games and hardware. Between the launch of newer consoles including the Nintendo Switch and …

Sonic Forces

Nintendo and the Italian Plumber - Bloomberg Gadfly

An Italian plumber from the Mushroom Kingdom could be the key to Nintendo Co. continuing its three-year rebound.<p>At just 16 pixels tall, Mario has a …

Business

The Year In Microtransactions, 2017

Games seem to get bigger and more complex every year: more levels to explore, more enemies to fight, and more stuff to collect. And as 2017 showed, …

Tom Clancy

16 Free iPhone Apps You Need To Download, Like Right Now

Especially if you got a new phone for the holidays.

Steven Soderbergh

The Verge 2017 tech report card: Apps

Let me tell you a Story<p>The biggest story about apps in 2017 was, well, stories. Snapchat still deserves the credit for coming up with the concept, and Instagram shamelessly ripped it off back in 2016, but this year, everyone got on board. WhatsApp added stories (and then later made them less …

Viral

148Apps's best games of 2017 - Jessica's list

It's been a pretty spectacular year for mobile games, with all sorts of unique titles sprouting up, many by surprise. With top-knotch games launching …

Mobile

Team Geek’s Favorite Games of 2017

2017 has been a pretty phenomenal year in gaming. With the introduction of Nintendo’s Switch, it certainly seems companies are playing to the …

Geek

iOS gaming: A year in review

The good, the bad, and the superb! Let's take a look back at all the iOS games we reviewed in 2017.<p>Normally, every Thursday I tell you what new game …

Board Games

The Verge 2017 tech report card: Nintendo

During the darkest days of the Wii U, some armchair analysts wondered whether Nintendo should even continue to compete in the ultra-competitive hardware space — but nobody thinks that any more.<p>After less than a year on the market, the Switch has been an unqualified success, selling 10 million …

Gaming

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp fails to turn work into a vacation

No one wants to escape into more drudgery<p><i>Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp</i> was supposed to be the ultimate distraction, a pocket oasis used to momentarily step away from the stresses of our lives.<p>Smaller games that offer quick and easy morsels of escape have become a meaningful part of our cultural diet …

Civilization VI on iPad

Price: Free+ | Buy | LinkNow you can make that one last turn on the go with this incredible port of <i>Civilization VI</i> for the iPad. All of the …

Civilization (Video Game)

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp Kicks Off Special New Years Event

Get Limited-time Japanese-themed Furniture and Clothing<p>Nintendo is doing just about everything it can to keep players coming back to its latest …

Gaming