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Detective Pikachu movie to start filming in Jan. 2018

Did you forget about the upcoming Detective Pikachu movie? Legendary Pictures, as the film is going to kick off filming Jan. 2018 in London. Goosebumps director Rob Letterman will be at the helm, using a script from Nicole Perlman (Captain Marvel) and Alex Hirsch (Galaxy Falls). It's going to be a live-action adventure with some CG interspersed, and I honestly have some high hopes for this one!

Nicalis teasing something on Twitter (UPDATE)


Nicalis loves to tease their upcoming projects, and it seems they're doing just that on Twitter. No other info on what you see above. We just have to sit back and wait for Nicalis to share more info.

UPDATE - Looks like this is a mini-game over at Nicalis' official website. Whether the tweet means something more than that remains to be seen. Thanks to FreezeStar for the heads up!

Nintendo stock market value soars past Sony



Nintendo's stock is quite the success story in recent months. Value keeps going up and up, and now the Big N has a market value higher than that of all of Sony. That's pretty crazy when you think about it. I believe the last time this happened was during the Pokemon GO boom, but that was inflated due to investors not fully knowing how much Nintendo was involved in the game. This time around, the value is all Nintendo!

Forbes Japan ranks Nintendo the fourth most trusted company in the world

Forbes Japan has a pretty high opinion of Nintendo. The outlet has put together a Top 20 for the most-trusted companies around the world, placing Nintendo in the 4th spot overall. Nintendo was beaten out by Siemens, Michelin Group and Alphabet, but was ahead of heavy-hitters like Walt Disney, Carlsberg and Apple.

Nintendo to have maintenance over NIntendo Switch Parental Controls app later today


Nintendo devices regularly go through maintenance, but the interesting thing to note is that they shall be having their recent parental controls app undergo maintenance later today. What this maintenance will do and/or what it entails is currently unknown, but if anything new comes out of this, we will be sure to let you know!

Fire Emblem Warriors - Limited Edition now available for pre-order on Nintendo UK store


The Limited Edition for Fire Emblem Warriors, which includes the game, a limited-edition poster, a soundtrack CD, and more can now be puchased via the Nintendo UK store. Click here to visit the page!

Nintendo looking for new group of interns for 2018

Is working at Nintendo your dream job? Willing to travel across the world you make it happen? Well we have good news! Nintendo is kicking off an internship program to students who are interested in learning about the company. The 2018 internship has three different focuses, with the options of “Science and Technology”, “Sound”, and “Design” available. Apparently there will be some other options as well, but those aren't detailed yet. Once again, this option is only available to residents of Japan.

WWE Superstar Bailey to be at Nintendo NY on Friday



I can't take anymore of this. I am so sad I won't be able to meet Bailey at the Nintendo World Championships on Saturday. Now I have to see she's going to be at Nintendo NY on Friday during the EXACT time I'm recording our podcast?! Fate, you cruel mistress!

Paramount grabs rights to upcoming Sonic movie

- Paramount Pictures has grabbed the rights
- Neal H. Moritz will produce the project
- Deadpool director Tim Miller is executive producing
- Blur Studio collaborator Jeff Fowler will make his feature directorial debut on the film
- also executive producing is Toby Ascher
- Dmitri Johnson and Dan Jevons will serve as co-producers
- once again, will be a blend of live action and CGI animation

Nintendo Creators Program updates terms, no longer allows live-streaming on YouTube

First up, let's break down with the Nintendo Creators Program is...

The Nintendo Creators Program is a service through which Nintendo gives you part of the advertising proceeds it receives from YouTube for your Nintendo-related YouTube videos. In the past, advertising proceeds that could be received for videos that included Nintendo-copyrighted content (such as gameplay videos) went to Nintendo, according to YouTube rules. Now, through this service, Nintendo will send you a share of these advertising proceeds for any YouTube videos or channels containing Nintendo-copyrighted content that you register.

Okay, now with that out of the way, let's take a look at Nintendo's updated terms of service following YouTube's overhaul of the Partner Program.

"Live streaming on YouTube falls outside the scope of the Nintendo Creators Program. You cannot broadcast content on YouTube Live from the account you have registered to the Nintendo Creators Program. If you plan to broadcast content on YouTube Live, you have a couple of options. First, you can broadcast content on YouTube Live from a channel that is not registered to the Nintendo Creators Program. Or, you can cancel your channel's registration to the Nintendo Creators Program and instead, register your videos containing Nintendo’s IP to the program separately. Videos which had previously been registered through your channel would need to be re-registered individually."

Long story short, live-streaming isn't allowed for YouTube accounts that are tied to the Nintendo Creators Program. It looks like it applies to people who have their entire channel under the Creators program. Obviously something that's not going to impact a ton of people, but those who are in this situation are sure to be quite angry. Thanks to Neomew for the heads up!