Super Mario 3D World for Nintendo Switch has gyro support

The official Nintendo website has confirmed that the upcoming enhanced port of the entertaining Super Mario 3D World on the Nintendo Switch will feature support for gyro controls. The confirmation was published on the official Nintendo site which states that you can use gyro controls for certain sections of the game which previously required touch …

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Japan: Nintendo Switch family sold 170K units this week, entire top ten is Switch games

The latest video game software and hardware charts are now in from Japanese company Famitsu. The Switch family was by far the best-selling gaming hardware for the week 11th January to 17th January 2021. It should also be noted that the top ten best-selling games are all on the Nintendo Switch, showing just how dominant the …

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Nintendo adds 4 player Captain Toad multiplayer to Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury

Nintendo UK has confirmed this afternoon via the Super Mario UK Twitter account that the Captain Toad mini levels in Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury will now include four-player co-op. The levels were a joy to play through in the original and they even spawned their own game in the form of Captain Toad: Treasure …

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Breath of the Wild, Super Mario Odyssey and other top Switch games are now $40

By James Pickard, Tuesday, 19 January 2021 16:52 GMT Both Best Buy and Amazon US are running a sale on a number of physical and digital Nintendo Switch games, including major releases such as Super Mario Odyssey, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and more. First up, at Best Buy, many physical copies …

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Clubhouse Games Outsold Ring Fit Adventure, Hyrule Warriors: Age Of Calamity And Paper Mario: The Origami King In France

© Nintendo We already know that Animal Crossing: New Horizons is France’s best-selling game of 2020, but how about some more stats from that country? According to Le Figaro, who spoke to Nintendo France managing director Philippe Lavoué, there were several Switch games which performed particularly well in the region, including the usual suspects like …

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Team Super Mushroom have won the Super Mario 35th anniversary Splatoon 2 Splatfest

A few days ago, you may recall that Splatoon 2‘s Splatfest that celebrated the Super Mario franchise’s 35th anniversary had officially begun. The Splatfest was between Team Super Mushroom and Team Super Star. Well, the Splatfest has just come to an end, so that means that the results are now in. It was close. Team …

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Nintendo Shares New Info About Bowser’s Fury Mode In Super Mario 3D World

Earlier this week, Nintendo gave fans a two-minute look at the new Bowser’s Fury add-on in the Switch version of Super Mario 3D World. Since then, we’ve all been wondering why Bowser is so mad. Nintendo’s UK website has now revealed how he’s actually been tainted by a “mysterious black goop” which requires Mario and …

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Japan: Nintendo Switch accounted for 87% of consoles sold in 2020

If you follow the Japanese sales charts which are published each Thursday then you will be aware that the Nintendo Switch is by far the dominant console in Japan. Games Industry is reporting that Nintendo Switch devices accounted for 87% of all consoles sold last year in the land of the rising sun. The standard Nintendo …

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Talking Point: What Are You Playing This Weekend? (January 16th)

Another week has whizzed on by, giving us lots of exciting news on Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury and New Pokémon Snap, as well as the announcement of a brand new Switch console edition and a Pokémon x Katy Perry collab of all things. Thankfully, though, it’s now time to sit back, relax, …

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Splatoon 2 Keyrings Went Up On My Nintendo Today, And Immediately Sold Out

As part of the upcoming Splatfest, which pitches Super Mushrooms against Super Stars, My Nintendo introduced a brand new reward for only 100 Platinum Points: a set of keyrings, made of laser-cut and engraved acrylic, featuring the two powerups. Now you never have to choose again! Unfortunately, the keyrings – which were highly anticipated, if …

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Wear a Fursuit With Your Friends in Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury, Now Available for Pre-Order

Screenshot: Nintendo Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury | $60 | Amazon, Walmart, TargetSuper Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury and Tech Badge | $61 | Best BuySuper Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury and Two Posters | $60 | GameStop The Nintendo Switch drought is almost over. While 2020 brought us Animal Crossing: …

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Splatoon 2’s Mario-Themed Splatfest Takes Place This Weekend, Pick Your Power-Up

To continue Super Mario’s 35th anniversary, this weekend Nintendo is hosting a Mario-themed Splatfest in Splatoon 2. As the event is just around the corner, it’s now time to side with a power-up – Team Super Mushroom or Team Super Star. The action itself kicks off on 15th January (that’s this Friday) and will run …

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Nintendo Replaces Mario With Cat Mario On Switch Eshop Loading Screens

Nintendo We’re starting to think that Nintendo might have been taken over by cats. After today’s Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury trailer, in which even the birds were cats, we can now see everyone’s favourite four-legged feline plumber, Cat Mario, on the eShop itself. Normally, the loading icon is a wee Mario running, …

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Nintendo Switch Mario Red & Blue Edition System announced and Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury trailer

Throughout 35 years of Super Mario Bros. history, Mario has used power-ups to transform countless times, from Fire Mario to Tanooki Mario to Bee Mario and beyond. But the moment has finally arrived for Mario to assume a fearsome new feline form. He’ll need all the help he can get, since Bowser has become gargantuan and lost …

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Here are some of the best runs from Awesome Games Done Quick 2021

Awesome Games Done Quick 2021 is over now, and as ever, the seven-day speedrunning marathon introduced us to some legendary moments. AGDQ 2021 is the second-highest earning marathon in the event’s colorful history, raising an impressive $2,758,847 in donations from the game-playing public for the Prevent Cancer Foundation. That means this year’s charity donation is …

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UK charts: 15 Nintendo Switch exclusives in the Top 40 this week

The latest UK video game charts are now in and the first week in January has been great for Nintendo and their popular Nintendo Switch system. Games Industry reports that Nintendo Switch game sales are up over 123% compared with the same week in 2020. There were fifteen Nintendo Switch exclusives in the top forty this …

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Feature: Remembering Super Mario 3D Land, 3D World’s Oft-Forgotten Predecessor

© Nintendo You don’t need me telling you how 2020 was a challenging year, but for dedicated Super Mario fans there were small comforts to be found. After months of rumours, Nintendo celebrated the series’ 35th anniversary in dramatic fashion and this brought about no end of content. Before that, even, Super Mario Maker 2 …

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UK: Animal Crossing X Rocker gaming chair now available to purchase from Argos

Last year saw gaming chair manufacturer X Rocker collaborate with Nintendo to release a range of Super Mario-themed chairs that were geared towards the younger gamers. Now, X Rocker are back with another design and this time its an eye-catching Animal Crossing-themed chair that’s currently available from UK retailer, Argos. The asking price is £54.99 …

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Looks Like Nintendo Accidentally Used A Fan-Made Mario Render On Their Website

Nintendo According to Twitter user ujiidow, Nintendo did a big goof: seems like they accidentally used uJiidow’s unofficial render of Mario instead of a real one on the Super Nintendo World website that went live yesterday. At the time of writing, it looks like Nintendo has taken down the image, hopefully to replace it with …

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One Developer Is Fixing SNES Game Lag After 30 Years

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. The Super Nintendo is an iconic part of early 90s gaming with classic titles like Super Mario World, Star Fox, and Chrono Trigger. However, the machine itself was woefully underpowered compared with the competition. Nintendo used a series of enhancement …

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Guide: Upcoming Nintendo Switch Games And Accessories For January And February 2021

Nintendo Happy New Year everyone! With 2020 finally in the rear-view mirror, it’s time to look ahead to the upcoming video game releases in the first weeks of this fresh new year. Over the holidays we took a look at 30 upcoming Switch games we’re looking forward to, but below we’ve rounded up the biggest …

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Nintendo is buying Luigi’s Mansion 3 studio Next Level Games

By Alex Calvin, Tuesday, 5 January 2021 17:57 GMT This is the first studio acquisition that the platform holder has made since 2007.Japanese games giant Nintendo is acquiring the developer that made Luigi’s Mansion 3, Next Level Games. In a release on its investor page, Nintendo said that the deal is expected to be finished …

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Nintendo has purchased Next Level Games the team behind Luigi’s Mansion 3

Nintendo has announced this morning that they have purchased Canadian partner Next Level Games. The team were behind Luigi’s Mansion 3, Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon, Super Mario Strikers and more. It seemed inevitable given the success of their games, particularly Luigi’s Mansion 3 for the Switch. Congratulations to both Nintendo and Next Level Games! Via …

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Best Of 2020: Horace Developers On Die Hard, Britishness, And Finding The Right Genre Label

Over the holiday season we’ll be republishing a series of Nintendo Life articles, interviews and other features from the previous twelve months that we consider to be our Best of 2020. Hopefully, this will give you a chance to catch up on pieces you missed, or simply enjoy looking back on a year which did …

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Best Of 2020: Drugged Coffee, Pirated Games And Empty Bank Accounts – The Story Of GameFan Magazine

Over the holiday season we’ll be republishing a series of Nintendo Life articles, interviews and other features from the previous twelve months that we consider to be our Best of 2020. Hopefully, this will give you a chance to catch up on pieces you missed, or simply enjoy looking back on a year which did …

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Nintendo of Europe: Top twenty most played Switch games of 2020

Nintendo of Europe has revealed the most played games on the Nintendo Switch last year and it seems it was a battle between the mighty Fortnite and the addictive Animal Crossing: New Horizons in Europe. There are some fantastic games in the top twenty so it just goes to show that Switch owners generally have …

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