Take a look back at Engadget’s favorite Nintendo 3DS games

Today is the 10th anniversary of the 3DS’s release in the Japan and, while the Switch has certainly captured our hearts these past four years, Nintendo’s 3D handheld still left quite an impression over the past decade. The system might have ceased pr...

Animal Crossing’s Mario update lets you recreate the Mushroom Kingdom

If you've been itching to add Super Mario Bros. themed items to your island in Animal Crossing: New Horizons ever since they were teased last month, the wait is almost over. Nintendo is adding a trove of goodies based on the adventures of its plu...

This Animal Crossing remake of ‘Too Many Cooks’ is an adorable nightmare

Cast your mind back, if you can, to 2014. It was a simpler time, when we could go about our lives with more peace of mind than we can these days. It was also the year that Adult Swim induced countless nightmares with "Too Many Cooks," a masterful spo...

‘Animal Crossing’ updates send Mario and Hello Kitty to Carnival

You can’t attend Carnival in Rio de Janeiro (or anywhere, really) due to the pandemic, but Nintendo thinks it can bring the celebration to you. It’s releasing an Animal Crossing: New Horizons Festivale update on January 28th that delivers that Brazil...

Best games for safely socializing this holiday season

The holidays are usually a time to get together with family to bond but, for obvious reasons, they’re going to look a little different this year. You might be meeting outdoors, sitting several feet apart or using Zoom to chat from hundreds of miles a...

Our favorite games of 2020

While some forms of entertainment like movies and sports were hit hard by the pandemic, gaming actually thrived in 2020. Since we were all stuck indoors, we spent a lot more time in front of screens, discovering new experiences, replaying older class...

Animal Crossing: New Horizons holiday update arrives on November 19th

The Animal Crossing: New Horizons winter update is about to arrive, setting up some holiday events and adding some much-needed features to Nintendo's massively successful life sim. The company previewed two upcoming holiday events in a video, Turkey...