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Nintendo and DeNA to establish joint venture company called Nintendo Systems

Nintendo and mobile games company DeNA are forming a joint venture company called Nintendo Systems that will aim to enhance the digitization of Nintendo’s business. The joint venture builds on N

Get a load o’ this guy! (There’s a new ghost dog Pokémon called Greavard)

I cannot feasibly write a new post on TechCrunch dot com every time a new Pokémon is announced. I did skip over Bellibolt, the electric frog Pokémon that generates power from its big belly. But you

I played a sneak peek of ‘Pokémon Scarlet,’ the franchise’s first open world game

The ninth installment in the iconic franchise’s main series games, “Pokémon Scarlet & Violet” melds the best parts of “Pokémon Legends: Arceus” and “Pokémon

Pokémon Scarlet & Violet has a VTuber gym leader

I didn’t know we needed a VTuber Gym Leader in the Pokémon universe. Then, we met Iono. Last week, Pokémon released a 14-minute trailer about the upcoming Pokémon Scarlet & Violet games,

The Mario movie trailer is as cursed as we hoped

Nintendo shared the first trailer for the anticipated “The Super Mario Bros. Movie,” an animated adventure featuring some deeply meme-worthy casting. With Chris Pratt as Mario and Jack Bla

Nintendo is ending support for account logins via Facebook and Twitter

Nintendo is ending support for account logins through Facebook and Twitter on October 25, the company announced on Tuesday. After that date, players won’t be able to sign in or create a new Nint

Splatoon is the video game version of those ASMR-like ‘oddly satisfying’ videos

Splatoon is a simple game: You’re a squid- or octopus-like humanoid in a post-apocalyptic world, and all you wanna do is shoot people with colorful ink and buy cute outfits. I had never played a

Nintendo’s ‘Breath of the Wild’ sequel ‘Tears of the Kingdom’ comes out next May

Nintendo finally revealed a name and a release date for the sequel to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, a game that defined the Nintendo Switch and quickly became one of best-loved, most critic

Nintendo announces new Zelda, Fire Emblem and Pikmin games

This morning’s Nintendo Direct was full of upcoming game announcements, but one in particular stood out to fans: the long-awaited sequel to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is coming to t

Going back to school? The Switch is your destination for RPG-powered procrastination

As the new school year starts, a fresh cohort of students will soon be hard at work finding ways to avoid writing papers and watching lectures they slept through, and just generally finding ways to wa

UK closely probing four tech firms over kids’ privacy code breaches

The U.K. could be gearing up to hit a handful of tech firms with enforcement orders (and potentially fines) related to a children’s online privacy and safety Code which has been in force for a y

Wake up, new Pokémon just dropped

Today’s “Pokémon Presents” livestream wasn’t as chock-full of news as previous announcements about the upcoming Nintendo Switch games “Pokémon Scarlet & Violet.&#82

Nintendo acquires CG animation studio and renames it Nintendo Pictures

Nintendo has entered an agreement to acquire CG animation company Dynamo Pictures in order to develop visual content using Nintendo IP. The gaming company is buying 100% of outstanding shares of Dynam

Meta’s next VR headset might be called the Quest Pro

The company formerly known as Facebook may soon release its first new piece of VR hardware since rebranding to Meta last year. According to developer Steve Moser in a report from Bloomberg, the next h

What if Nintendo released a Switch Pro haha jk … unless?

Over five years after the release of the Nintendo Switch, fans are salivating for news about a new console, whether that be a rumored Switch Pro or Switch 2. Last night, it seemed almost certain that

Incredibuild powers up with $35M to boost its distributed, faster approach to games and software development

Incredibuild, an Israeli startup that has picked up a lot of traction in the worlds of gaming and software development for a platform that drastically speeds up (and reduces the cost of) the shipment

Apple chooses Joy (Cons)

If you’re the particular kind of person who played Pokémon Crystal on your jailbroken iPhone 3 during your high school math class, then there’s even bigger news coming out of WWDC than th

Pokémon Scarlet & Violet will release on November 18

The newest main series Pokémon game, Pokémon Scarlet & Violet, will arrive on the Nintendo Switch on November 18, 2022. A trailer for the game dropped this morning, revealing new details about t

Daily Crunch: Better.com CEO Vishal Garg says he’s on the hook for $750M SoftBank loan

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Reggie Fils-Aimé talks web3, AR and his gaming SPAC

In February 2019, Reggie Fils-Aimé announced that he would be leaving Nintendo after 16 years — 13 of which were spent as the president and COO of the company’s North American division. It wa
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