Nintendo hacker sentenced to 3 years in prison

Ryan Hernandez, the 21-year-old California man who hacked into Nintendo’s internal network and leaked information about the Nintendo Switch before its launch, has been sentenced to three years in prison. Hernandez pleaded guilty in January to federal charges related to the hacking incident, as well as possession of child pornography. Hernandez’s charges are related to a 2016 phishing attempt wherein […]

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New Nintendo Switch update makes screenshot sharing less of a pain

A new Nintendo Switch update rolled out on Nov. 30 with some small changes — but most importantly, Switch owners can now transfer screenshots wirelessly via their smart devices. Previously, sharing screenshots on the Switch meant removing the memory stick or uploading images on Twitter or Facebook. Additionally, users can use a USB cable to transfer screenshots to a computer. […]

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Doom Eternal coming to Nintendo Switch next week

Doom Eternal will be released on Nintendo Switch on Dec. 8, Nintendo and Bethesda Softworks announced Monday. Doom Eternal was released on PlayStation 4, Stadia, Windows PC, and Xbox One in March, with a Nintendo Switch release date expected later in the year. “The wait is almost over,” Nintendo posted in a YouTube trailer Monday. “Get ready to conquer demons […]

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Nintendo shutting down Super Mario Maker level uploads in 2021

Nintendo is ending support for some online features in Super Mario Maker, the original Wii U game, next year. Players will no longer be able to upload courses in Super Mario Maker as of March 31, 2021, Nintendo said in a support notice on its website. Super Mario Maker will be removed from the Nintendo eShop on Jan. 12, 2021, […]

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Animal Crossing villagers to me: ‘You can’t sit with us’

On Thursday, I booted up Nintendo’s Animal Crossing: New Horizons after quite a while away. (I know, this is a consistent pattern.) I’ve left and returned so many times that I’ve grown used to the shaming from my villagers that absolutely awaits me. It’s just part of the experience now — my villagers are just going to have to get […]

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Another Joy-Con drift class action lawsuit filed against Nintendo

Nintendo is facing another class action lawsuit for its problems with Joy-Con drift. The complaint was filed Tuesday in a Seattle court. It’s a technical issue that’s caused a lot of problems for the company; it’s facing multiple lawsuits in the United States and beyond. A judge in Washington moved a previous case to arbitration, and another, filed in October […]

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More Lego Super Mario sets are coming in January

Lego is expanding its line of Super Mario-themed line with seven new sets coming in January 2021, Nintendo and The Lego Group announced Tuesday. The Lego Super Mario line was announced in March and launched in August. It features an electronic Super Mario that reacts to different bricks. When combined, the different playsets allow kids and adults alike to recreate […]

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And now, for some Breath of the Wild trickshots

While some of the world has moved on to Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity, for others, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is still providing hours of entertainment and distractions. Case in point: One Japanese player has been uploading some tremendous Guardian kills on Twitter that you need to see. @smaho_neko is a Breath of the Wild-focused account […]

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