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More Thoughts From Me #69: My E3 2017 Predictions

Its almost time for E3 again. On June 12, Sony and Microsoft will hold their conferences and announce stuff. And then on June 13, Nintendo will have a video spotlight and Treehouse Live were they will announce things. But what exactly will Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo show? Today I’ll give you my guesses, which are sure to be very wrong! I always look forward to E3 a lot. Every year, its fun watching Sony, Microsoft, and especially Nintendo announce new…

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Nintendo Announces Their E3 2017 Plans

Nintendo announced their E3 2017 plans today. We thought there might be a video for this announcement but instead they just released a press release with all the details. Check out the press release below and along with my thoughts on their plans! Nintendo released a press release today detailing their E3 plans. We can expect a video spotlight, Nintendo Treehouse Live, and two tournaments at E3! Here’s the press release with all the details: “REDMOND, Wash., May 11, 2017…

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Unlocking the Gold Combination in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

When you’ve completely finished Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, you probably want people to know all about it. Thanks to some Gold customization options, this can definitely be the case, but outside of looking cool, would you actually want to use this 100% gold combination? Check out the video from Abdallah below, as well as our written guide on how to unlock all the gold items! Gold Standard Kart To get the Gold Standard Kart, you need to get every Gold…

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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Is the Fastest Selling Game in the Mario Kart Franchise

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is a hit! Nintendo has released early sales figures for the game and has said that it is the fastest selling game in the Mario Kart franchise. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe came out on Friday for the Nintendo Switch. The games has already sold “more than 459,000 combined packaged and digital sales in the U.S. on launch day alone (April 28)” according to Nintendo PR. This makes Mario Kart 8 Deluxe the fastest selling game in…

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New Games For Nintendo 3DS Will Be Coming In 2018

With the announcement of the 2DS, I said that I believed that the 3DS family wasn’t going anywhere anytime soon. And now Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime has said to IGN that the system will be getting new games in 2018 also. What did Reggie say exactly? We have quotes from Reggie below! The 3DS has a great lineup of games for 2017 so far. But we haven’t heard about any 3DS games for 2018…yet! Nintendo of America president…

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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Accolades Trailer

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe for the Nintendo Switch is out today! Woohoo! Check out Nintendo’s new trailer for the game to get a look at what critics are saying about it. Mario Kart 8 was a great game on the Wii U. It should be even better on the Switch. Did you pick it up today? Let us know what you think of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe in the comments!…

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Forza Horizon 3 Hot Wheels Expansion Announced

Forza Horizon 3 for Xbox One and Windows 10 will be getting a new expansion in May: Hot Wheels! We have more information and a video below. Forza Horizon’s second expansion will be coming to the Xbox One and Windows 10 via Xbox Play Anywhere on May 9. This expansion is included in the Forza Horizon Expansion pass. According to the Forza website, the “expansion lets players travel to a brand-new location in Australia, a place where lazy Sunday drives…

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Mario Kart 8 Preview

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe launches next week, and multiple websites are pushing out their various previews and reviews. While we do get the opportunity to review most of Nintendo’s products – they did send us a Switch after all! – there are the odd moments where demands far exceeds supply. As a rerelease on a new platform, this appeared to be one of those situations. Don’t worry though, as we will be picking up our own copy next week, and…

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Nintendo Direct 4/12/17 (Video)

A new Nintendo Direct aired tonight. Check out the video below and stay tuned for more coverage of this Direct tomorrow. Nintendo announced a lot of dates and seasons for games coming this year for 3DS and Nintendo Switch. I will have a special More Thoughts From Me tomorrow covering this Nintendo Direct. I’ll let you know which games I like and must have! Also, please stay tuned tomorrow for my first impressions of the new free-to-start Kirby game, Team…

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Reminder: Nintendo Direct Today At 5pm Central

There will be a Nintendo Direct today at 5pm central. You can check out my final predictions for today’s Direct below. What will Nintendo show during today’s Nintendo Direct (other than ARMS and Splatoon 2 of course)? I made some predications before, but here are a few more things that may or may not be shown: NIS America tweeted about the Nintendo Direct today. Its possible that Disgaea 5 Complete, which is coming to the Nintendo Switch next month, will…

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