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‘The future of Smash Bros tournaments is in jeopardy’: Nintendo announces new rules for community esports events, and fans aren’t happy

The video game developer has a long history of fiercely protecting its IP, despite pleas from gamers to loosen up restrictions.

On Oct 25, 2023 by Steven Asarch

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Streamer Eric Morino is pushing the boundaries of gaming

Eric Morino, known online as PointCrow, is a glutton for punishment, pushing himself and the games he plays to the limits.

On Sep 18, 2023 by Steven Asarch

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Nintendo copyright crackdown nearly de-platforms creator, reigniting fair use debates

Recent claims by the video game publisher that target ‘modded’ games hint at an aggressive strategy that could have immediate implications for creators.

On May 4, 2023 by Lon Harris

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Artists fed up with AI-image generators use Mickey Mouse to goad copyright lawsuits

'People's craftsmanship, time, effort and ideas are being taken without their consent...'

On Dec 16, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

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‘Mario’ fans are already trying to ‘fix’ the new movie trailer

From replacing Chris Pratt to giving Mario a BBL, Nintendo fandom has a lot of suggestions.

On Oct 11, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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‘She called corporate saying I broke her screen protector’: GameStop worker says ‘Karen’ wanted to exchange ‘perfectly good’ Nintendo Switch

'It was almost a brand new Animal Crossing Switch and guess what she wanted?'

On Aug 6, 2022 by Brooke Sjoberg

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‘This is Miyamoto’ becomes copypasta meme after the delay of Chris Pratt’s ‘Super Mario Bros.’

The personal touch inspired Twitter-wide memes.

On Apr 27, 2022 by Michelle Jaworski

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How this speedrunner achieved the fastest ‘Super Mario Bros.’ time ever

Gotta go fast.

On May 3, 2021 by Matt Silverman

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‘Pokémon Unite’ will let Switch owners play with their friends on mobile

A MOBA Pokémon game is headed to Switch and mobile.

On Jul 7, 2020 by Nahila Bonfiglio

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A hair guide for all you stans still playing ‘Animal Crossing: New Leaf’

All the tips you need to get that perfect 'do.

On May 13, 2020 by Nahila Bonfiglio

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Kim Cattrall responds to unearthed Nintendo ad in which she was ‘horny for Mario’

The way Cattrall pronounces 'Mario' also raised some eyebrows...

On May 7, 2020 by Stacey Ritzen

Nintendo Switch Accounts Hacked

More than 160,000 Nintendo accounts have been breached

The company is recommending people use two-factor authentication.

On Apr 24, 2020 by Andrew Wyrich

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Nintendo removes ‘Cooking Mama: Cookstar’ from its eShop almost as quickly as it was released

Rumors are starting to circulate about why the game was removed.

On Apr 5, 2020 by Brooke Sjoberg

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Everyone is playing ‘Animal Crossing’ under quarantine

People are staying in and making memes about the game.

On Mar 23, 2020 by David Britton

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Nintendo’s online services go down just before ‘Animal Crossing’ release

The timing isn't ideal.

On Mar 17, 2020 by Nahila Bonfiglio