We're recording episode 615 of the GoNintendo Podcast today at 6 PM, instead of our usual Saturday at 3:15 PM show. Hope you can join us live!

Thumper co-creator says Nintendo was very interested in the game due to HD Rumble

Watch live video from Gamasutra on www.twitch.tv

The following comes from a Gamasutra video feature with Thumper co-creator Marc Flury...

- when Thumper was being shown off in Japan on other platforms, Nintendo execs approached Flury
- they asked if the game would work well on their new prototype controls
- this was in reference to the HD Rumble
- Flury compares Thumper’s new controls with the idea of using them the way you would sound effects

Make sure to check out the video above to hear a lot more from Flury on the Switch port of Thumper.

Nintendo Treehouse tumblr - Welcome to ARMS, Part 1: Motion Controls

If you’ve seen someone play ARMS in any of the footage we’ve released, you already know that the game supports motion controls and that a quick flick of a wrist is all it takes to throw a punch. But what you might not know is how much nuance there is in controlling your fighter this way. For example, take throwing a punch…

At its most basic, what you want to do is keep the back of your thumb towards the ceiling and flick your hand forward a bit.

Full feature here

Sine More EX - Amazon preorders open

- Engrossing story integrated seamlessly into the action to elevate the user experience
- Unique, time extension based gameplay
- 7 beautifully crafted, diverse stages
- Over 50 different weapon combinations with time manipulating Devices
- Risk and reward - multiple difficulty levels in arcade mode with deep scoring and hidden rank system for the more experienced players

Grab yours here

Cars 3: Driven to Win - file size, 4-player support

- File size: 4.2 GB
- Up to 4 Players
- Supports Pro Controller

"Something big" in the works for Switch version of NBA Playgrounds

Here's what Matthew Karch, one of the devs on NBA Playgrounds, had to say to a fan who asked when the online patch is coming to the Switch version of the game.

We have something big in the works for Switch owners as a "make good". I can't share it now, but I hope to be able to announce it by Saturday. I promise it is coming soon and more.

Nintendo Minute - ARMS Art Contest Winners Revealed

Hi, we had a fun couple of weeks with ARMS! Last week after the ARMS Nintendo Direct, we asked you guys on Twitter to submit your best ARMS fan art. The amount of amazing submissions we received was truly incredible. You are all very talented. We sent your submissions to the ARMS developers in Japan so they can choose our six winners. We even have some comments from ARMS producer Mr. Yabuki and the game’s art director Mr. Ishikawa. Don’t forget join in on the ARMS fun during this weekend’s ARMS Test Punch. We hope to play with some of you online. Also, we’re taking our annual pre-E3 two week break so we’ll see you in a few weeks. Thanks so much for watching!

GoNintendo Podcast Webisode 615 records LIVE at 6:00 PM ET

Due to a busy weekend, we have to record the podcast today. Good news is, we have an all-star cast of podcast regulars! Should be an out-of-control show. Hope you can join us!


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