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Super Mario Odyssey: What You Need To Know

Post Date: 10/20/2017 10:34:34 PM

Super Mario Odyssey: What You Need To Know

In just one week, Super Mario Odyssey will finally be releasing on the Nintendo Switch. Originally featured as a brand-new 3D Mario game in the Nintendo Switch Preview Trailer on October 20, 2016 (One year ago today!), the game was officially unveiled during the Nintendo Switch Presentation 2017 this past January, as well as given a main focus of Nintendo’s E3 show this past June. Whether you’ve already preo...

DOOM Coming to Switch November 10

Post Date: 10/16/2017 11:03:03 PM

DOOM Coming to Switch November 10

DOOM, the critically acclaimed action game, is coming to Switch this November. First announced with a Holiday 2017 in the September 13 Nintendo Direct, the game lets you control the DOOM Marine in first-person, fighting off hordes of enemies and demons and protecting the Union Aerospace Corporation's research facility on Mars. The game will also include multiplayer with modes like Team Deathmatch, King of the Hill (with...

Vampire Comes Out Victorious in Latest Splatfest

Post Date: 10/15/2017 1:09:05 AM

Vampire Comes Out Victorious in Latest Splatfest

A winner has been declared in the latest edition of Splatoon 2’s Splatfest. This Halloween-themed Splatfest, which put Vampire against Werewolves, was held this past weekend on October 14 from midnight to October 15 midnight ET. While the results were super close like previous times, it was still very intense in-game against opposing teams. This time, Vampire came out as the winning team. Previous Splatoon 2 Splat...

Stardew Valley Comes to Nintendo Switch on October 5

Post Date: 10/3/2017 11:36:08 PM

Stardew Valley Comes to Nintendo Switch on October 5

Finally, after what seems like forever, we've secured a release date for Stardew Valley on the Switch. The game was originally confirmed for the Switch in 2016, but until yesterday we were never quite sure when. However, the wait is now over. This Thursday, October 5, Switch owners will finally be able to play Stardew Valley at home and on the go. The game is even priced the same as every other console and Steam, with a...

September 13 Nintendo Direct Recap

Post Date: 9/17/2017 2:39:18 PM

September 13 Nintendo Direct Recap

This week's massive Nintendo Direct gave us details on a ton of new and previously announced Switch and 3DS games. Some highlights among these include a $379.99 Super Mario Odyssey Switch bundle for this holiday season, Doom and Wolfenstein coming to Switch, a demo for Project Octopath Traveller (available now), a release date for Xenoblade Chronicles 2 (December 1), and more details on Kirby Star Allies, which is comin...

Doom and Wolfenstein II are Coming to Nintendo Switch

Post Date: 9/16/2017 10:34:50 AM

Doom and Wolfenstein II are Coming to Nintendo Switch

During the Nintendo Direct that aired earlier this week, we got news of many first and third party games that were coming to the Switch in the next few months. Chief among these are two new Bethesda titles that will be getting the Switch treatment: Doom and Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus. The games will be joining the previously announced Skyrim Special Edition, which got a release date of November 17. Doom (2016) wil...

45 Minute Nintendo Direct Will Air on September 13

Post Date: 9/11/2017 2:39:32 PM

45 Minute Nintendo Direct Will Air on September 13

Nintendo of America reaveled via Twitter this morning that we'll be getting a new Nintendo Direct on Wednesday, September 13. The direct will air at 3 P.M. PT/6 P.M. ET and you can watch it here. It will focus on the Nintendo Switch and 3DS games that will be releasing before the end of the year. The direct will last a lengthy 45 minutes, so expect lots of great footage and details for quite a few upcoming Switch and 3D...

Marking the Return Part 3: Storming the Castle

Post Date: 8/28/2017 5:02:31 PM

Marking the Return Part 3: Storming the Castle

Nintendo surprised us all at E3 by announcing Metroid Prime 4, but they surprised us even more with the reveal of the Metroid II remake everyone in the Metroid community has been clamoring for. But why exactly is it that fans desired a remake to begin with? And is MercurySteam really up to the task? We at Nintendo Castle have taken these considerations into account and put the original Gameboy outing up to the pedestal...

Nindies Showcase Video Presentation coming August 30

Post Date: 8/28/2017 12:43:55 PM

Nindies Showcase Video Presentation coming August 30

Get ready for some more indie news! In a surprise announcement today, Nintendo announced via their Twitter a Nindies Showcase coming this Wednesday. While there are still many great indie games coming to Nintendo Switch, there is apparently still more to announce! There should probably be a mix of news in this showcase between games that have previously been announced, as well as unannounced games that should be a surpr...

Walmart Exclusive Splatoon 2 Switch Bundle is Coming to the States

Post Date: 8/18/2017 2:11:41 PM

Walmart Exclusive Splatoon 2 Switch Bundle is Coming to the States

If you've been holding out on purchasing a Switch and the excellent Splatoon 2, we've got some good new for you. Starting September 8, a Splatoon 2 Switch bundle is headed to the United States. The bundle will include a Switch with pink and green joycons, a download code for Splatoon 2, and a Splatoon 2 carrying case. The whole package will retail for $379.99. While it's great that we're finally getting this bundle, it'...

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