Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

Kart racing bliss. Nearly three years ago today, with Mario Kart 8 for the Wii U, Nintendo released what was arguably the best game in the Mario Kart series to date.  The game tactfully merged what was widely considered to be the best elements from throughout the franchise into a single epic package, complete with 32 extremely detailed and well-balanced racetracks (all of them entirely unique, dec...[Read More]

YouTube personalities battle it out in the Nintendo Switch Rally

Looks like peeps are having fun with the Switch. Enjoy the videos below. Three teams from Smosh Games and Game Grumps raced across Los Angeles to play various Nintendo Switch games like The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, 1-2-Switch, ARMS and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe to see who could earn the most points and be crowned … THE NINTENDO SWITCH RALLY CHAMPION! The teams not only played Nintendo ...[Read More]

Splatoon 2 Global Testfire announced

Oh, boy. This is going to wreck that poor connection to the eShop (not really). Official details below. We here at the Squid Research Lab just wanted to remind you about the upcoming Splatoon 2 Global Testfire, coming to a Nintendo Switch system near you between March 24 and March 26. It’s basically going to be the freshest thing that happens this weekend – even fresher than Judd’...[Read More]

Nintendo releases some pretty awesome BTS videos for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

This is some great stuff, folks. Enjoy the hell out of it. In these exclusive videos, the developers of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of Wild reveal some behind-the-scenes secrets that went into creating their latest massive, engaging, critically acclaimed adventure. How does the world of Hyrule in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild relate to Kyoto? Where did the game’s musical inspiratio...[Read More]

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

I think you are now ready… ready to hear what happened two weeks ago. Dear impatient optimists, dear pragmatic skeptics, dear dedicated detractors… I choose to begin this review in perhaps the most declarative and divisive way possible, so buckle up for some hyperbolic blasphemy: Enchanting.  Sprawling.  Overwhelming.  Groundbreaking.  Mind-blowing. Masterpiece. You see, whether or not you can pos...[Read More]

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – SPOILER-FREE Preview!

It’s time.  Prepare yourself. Hello everyone, and welcome to the DigitalChumps preview of everyone’s most anticipated title.  I’m pleased to report that I have spent, to date, over 20 hours (close to 25) with The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild—and it truly feels as though I have only barely scratched the surface.  While I am prohibited from going into specifics about my progress and mos...[Read More]

Nintendo Switch – Our Full Preview

Buckle up while we take you through an exhaustive tour of the new Nintendo Switch in pictures and videos! We might not be a gargantuan news outlet here at DigitalChumps, but we’ve been doing this game journalism stuff for many years now (15+ for all of our Senior Editors), and I think I speak for everyone when I say that it’s not common that we’re as intrigued and excited about a product launch as...[Read More]

Dragon Quest VIII Journey of the Cursed King

Dragon Quest VIII Journey of the Cursed King is a remake of the classic PS2 game released in 2005. Brought to the 3DS with better graphics this game is sure to be a hit with fans of the story. Never playing a Dragon Quest game before I was eager to see what all the hype was about. It did not disappoint. Like most other RPG games, you get to name your character to your own choosing giving you a bet...[Read More]

Fire Emblem Nintendo Direct coming tomorrow at 2pm PT

Tune in, Fire Emblem fans. Visit on Wednesday, Jan. 18, at 2 p.m. PT for a Nintendo Direct presentation focused on upcoming Fire Emblem titles.

Nintendo Switch: Things that were said, seen and assumed

The announcement of the Nintendo Switch came and went last night. Price ($299) and release date (3/3) were provided to the late night audience (well, ‘late night’ depending on the coast you reside on). A majority of the focus was given to the controls of the system, which apparently have more usefulness than previously perceived. HD sound and motion-based control scheme seemed to rule ...[Read More]

Nintendo Switch info hits tonight via stream(s) at 11p EST

Thought we were going to say 8p PT, didn’t you? You Western people. Tsk. Tsk. In all seriousness you can catch the stream live here (see below) or through our embedded Twitch feed stream (below-below). Should be a fun night of information. We’ll keep you updated as it hits. (Nintendo feed) (Twitch feed) Watch live video from Nintendo on

GDC feeling optimistic about the Nintendo Switch (and other things… so positive)

We’re all feeling optimistic about the Nintendo Switch. Especially us folks with kids. Enjoy the official details below from the GDC. SAN FRANCISCO – Jan. 12, 2017 – The Game Developers Conference® (GDC) has released the results of the fifth annual State of the Industry Survey, revealing trends in the games industry ahead of GDC 2017 this February. Among the many learnings from the survey of...[Read More]

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