Immediate E3 Reactions

Nintendo's E3 presentation has finally been delivered, and we got a fairly in depth look at Smash Bros for Switch - now called Super Smash Bros Ultimate - as well as a bunch of other games that are coming to Switch. Some games though, were conspicuous in their absence. Nintendo Village writers give their immediate impressions from this years' Nintendo E3 Direct.

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Is Pokemon Let's Go For You?

The two new Pokémon games are designed with newcomers in mind, but there are plenty of reasons to keep these games on your radar even if you’re a longtime fan. Here’s why Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu/Eevee might be for you.

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Smash Bros at E3 - Retrospective

As we head into E3 2018, the big focus for Nintendo's presentation is the upcoming Super Smash Bros title for Switch. Nintendo's brawler and the LA Convention Centre go together as well as Final Destination and No Items. We here at Nintendo Village thought it would be interesting to take a look at the history of the franchise at the event, and what it could mean for this year’s expo.

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Predicting The N64 Mini's Lineup

Based on console direction, it appears that the Nintendo 64 (N64) is primed to get the Classic Mini treatment, notwithstanding the possibility of a GameBoy version. Either would make retro Nintendo fans lose their minds but let’s assume it is the N64 this year, and speculate as to what games are likely to make the cut.

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Our Smash Switch Wishlist

There's a few articles out there that have listed their suggestions for new fighters in the upcoming Smash Bros. for Switch, and Vishaal Bedi wanted to share his perspective on characters that could have a positive impact in the Smash Bros. universe. Be warned, he might go a bit off the board here and there...

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Nintendo Switch - One Year On

It's now been one year since Nintendo dropped the Switch on us and we started playing Zelda on the toilet. Needless to say, with an impressive 14 million units sold so far it's been somewhat of a success. So we thought it would be a good idea to look back at just what Nintendo did right in the system's first 12 months, as well as casting a critical eye over some of the not-so-hot aspects.

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Hands On with Nintendo Labo

When Nintendo first unveiled Labo back in January, it initially made me a little uneasy. Fast forward a month and I’ve now had a chance to go hands on with the most raved about cardboard since, well, Google Cardboard. I got to make, play and discover Labo – to borrow a phrase - in real life. So does it work, or is it a bit of a flat pack?

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How X/Y Kickstarted the Pokémon Revolution

It’s no secret that Pokémon is back and bigger than ever lately. Between the never-ending throng of Poké-tubers, and Pokémon Go changing the way people walk their dogs, it’s easy to see why. But what if I told you that’s all a lie? What if I told you that the true secret behind Pokémon’s second coming arrived 3 years before Niantic had us all swiping for Snorlax?

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