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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'...

Flight and Invisibility Will be Pit Against Each Other in the Next Splatfest

Post Date: 8/17/2017 5:05:07 PM

Flight and Invisibility Will be Pit Against Each Other in the Next Splatfest

The next Splatoon 2 Splatfest was revealed in a tweet from the Nintendo VS. Twitter account earlier today. This next battle pits two super powers against each other: Flight and Invisibility. The Splatfest will be taking place between September 1 and September 2. You can check out the booth in Inkopolis Square to pledge allegiance to either team and pick up your Splatfest tee when it is available. So what'll it be: fligh...

Two Jackbox Party Packs are Coming to Switch August 17

Post Date: 8/10/2017 5:01:10 PM

Two Jackbox Party Packs are Coming to Switch August 17

The lovely folks over at Jackbox Games, of The Jackbox Party Pack fame, have just announced that two more of their party packs will be coming to Nintendo Switch. The Jackbox Party Pack and The Jackbox Party Pack 2 will be joining The Jackbox Party Pack 3 on the system. What a mouthful. Both packs include five games a piece, among these games are YOU DON'T KNOW JACK, Drawful, Fibbage 2, and Word Spud. The two compilation...

A Samus Edition New 3DS XL Will Launch Alongside Samus Returns

Post Date: 8/10/2017 4:55:42 PM

A Samus Edition New 3DS XL Will Launch Alongside Samus Returns

In case you somehow still thought that Nintendo was going to abandon the 3DS, they've just announced another new edition. A Samus Edition New 3DS XL will launch alongside Metroid: Samus Returns this fall. The system will be coming to both North America and Europe on September 15. It will presumably be priced at $199.99, but good luck finding at that price before the scalpers do.

Resident Evil Revelations 1 and 2 are Coming to Switch This Year

Post Date: 8/1/2017 5:01:21 PM

Resident Evil Revelations 1 and 2 are Coming to Switch This Year

Last week, we heard that Capcom was preparing more titles for the Nintendo Switch after a very positive release of Ultra Street Fighter 2. The first of these is the annoucement that Resident Evil Revelations 1 and 2 are coming to the Switch. A physical cartridge version of Resident Evil Revelations that includes a download code for the sequel will retail for $39.99. If you prefer to go all digital, both games can be pur...

Shifty Station Revealed for Splatoon 2 Splatfests

Post Date: 7/31/2017 11:58:45 PM

Shifty Station Revealed for Splatoon 2 Splatfests

If you're a Nintendo fan with a Switch, there's a good chance you've spent most of your free time the past couple weeks playing Splatoon 2. You're probably also aware that there is a Splatfest coming up this Saturday that pits mayonnaise and ketchup against each other. Well, Nintendo has just revealed a new stage that is playable exclusively during Splatfests. It's called Shifty Station and can be seen pictured above. T...

Marking the Return Part 2: Exploring Another Metroid 2 Remake

Post Date: 7/25/2017 10:42:11 PM

Marking the Return Part 2: Exploring Another Metroid 2 Remake

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...

Splatoon 2: What You Need To Know

Post Date: 7/20/2017 7:09:27 PM

Splatoon 2: What You Need To Know

Splatoon’s sequel, Splatoon 2, is arriving in stores tomorrow! It has already been a little over two years since the original game release for Wii U, and now those who missed out on the game can get it on Nintendo Switch. However, you may not be entirely sure about getting this game, whether you played the original game or not. Well fear not, because we’re here to help you, to tell you all you need to know a...

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