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Genyo Takeda, Inventor of the N64 Analog Stick, Is Retiring After 45 Years

April 27, 2017 Nick Chevalier 0

After an historic 45 years with Nintendo, Genyo Takeda is stepping down from his role as Representative Director and Technology Fellow. Reported by Eurogamer, Takeda-san’s retirement was announced today during Nintendo’s Board of Directors meeting. Takeda-san started his career at Nintendo in 1972 after being recruited by would-be Game Boy designer Gunpei Yokoi and worked […] Read More

‘Kirby’ Series Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary

April 26, 2017 Nick Chevalier 0

Grab your party favors! Today (or technically tomorrow, as of this writing), the Kirby series celebrates its 25th anniversary. The @Kirby25thJP Twitter account posted a message with the hashtag “#Happy25thBirthdayKirby” in recognition. The titular character first graced us with its existence in Kirby’s Dream Land on the Game Boy on April 27, 1992 in Japan, and was originally […] Read More

Nintendo Is Holding a ‘Splatoon 2’ Tournament at E3 2017

April 25, 2017 Nick Chevalier 0

Gear up, Inklings! According to the Nintendo of America Twitter account, Nintendo will be hosting a “pre-release, exhibition” tournament for Splatoon 2 at E3 2017. A #Splatoon2 pre-release, exhibition tournament is coming to #E32017! Stay tuned for more details. — Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) April 25, 2017 We don’t have […] Read More

‘Super Mario Run’ Version 2.1.0 Is Available Now

April 24, 2017 Nick Chevalier 0

It’s-a-here! The latest update for Super Mario Run, version 2.1.0, is now available for download on the App Store and Google Play. Some notable additions include enabling Game Center/Google Play achievements, being able to display your Miitomo character, and the ability to find friends linked to your Nintendo Account. The full […] Read More