Nintendo looking to hire a Network Service Verification Engineer

Nintendo needs your help!

Nintendo has another very specific position they're looking to fill. The company has posted an opening for a Network Service Verification Engineer who will be working out of Kyoto. This position involves looking after Nintendo’s network services, such as the eShop and game servers, as well as verification management of web management tools, and other related services.

Ni no Kuni animated movie available on Netflix today

Grab some popcorn

Back in the middle of December, we found out the Ni no Kuni movie was going to see a Western release via Netflix. Just incase you forgot, here's your reminder that the film is now available to stream! Check out a refresher on what the film's all about below.

Two average teens go on a magical quest to save the life of their friend and her counterpart from another world...but love complicates the journey.

Dragon Quest: Your Story set to hit Netflix on Feb. 13th, 2020

Your next quest starts soon

Back at the start of the month, eagle-eyed Netflix fans noticed that Dragon Quest: Your Story had a listing on the service. While many though the Square-Enix film would forever be stuck in Japan, it quickly became clear that a Netflix deal had been struck. The only thing we didn't know was when to expect the film, as the listing didn't include that info.

Today we learn that the film is going to be up to watch in less than a month. If you have a Netflix account, you can pop in to watch Dragon Quest: Your Story on Feb. 13th, 2020.

Mortal Kombat movie release date reconfirmed

Test your might

We are officially just under a year away from the release of the Mortal Kombat movie. Unless something goes wrong during editing, we can expect the film to release on Jan. 15th, 2021. This news was reconfirmed by both writer Greg Russo and actor Ludi Lin, with Lin sharing the special image above. Hopefully the wait for this film ends up being worth it!

Check out more construction images of Super Nintendo World

Oh, yeah. It's all coming together!

Construction is underway for Super Nintendo World at Universal Studios Japan. More pictures have been released from Asahi Digital, giving a good look at how the park is coming along. Warp pipes, POW blocks, Question blocks, coins, Goombas, and Yoshi can be seen among the chaos. See what else you can spot in these wide-shot construction images. I'm excited to see the finished result when Super Nintendo World opens in Japan this summer!

Devil May Cry 3 Special Edition won't be receiving a physical Switch release

Collectors may cry...

Sad news for physical cartridge collectors! Capcom has confirmed in a recent livestream that Devil May Cry 3 Special Edition will not be receiving a physical Switch release. The game will only be available through the Nintendo eShop, and included as a download code in the physical Devil May Cry Triple Pack.

Ubisoft Milan, the team behind Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle, are hiring for a "prestigious AAA title"

What are you up to, Ubisoft?

Rumors have been floating around for awhile now about Ubisoft and Nintendo teaming up for a sequel to Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle. While we still don't know if that's happening, we know that the studio behind that original title is hard at work on something.

Ubisoft Milan has posted a job listing, and they're looking to bring aboard a “talented 3D Animator to be involved in the production of a prestigious triple-A title.” Those details don't give us any concrete information on the franchise, let along what platform it would come to. Still, we can speculate and cross our fingers!

Sonic the Hedgehog movie receives a PG rating

Sonic keeping it friendly

Sonic is a very family friendly character, and there's no doubt everyone involved with the film wanted to reach that same audience. To no one's surprise, the Sonic the Hedgehog movie has earned a PG rating from the MPA Classification and Rating Administration. The film got this rating for action, some violence, rude humor and brief mild language.

Food Network Challenge tackles Pokemon cakes in a new episode

Let them eat Pokemon cake!


The Food Network has had a few episodes in its show lineup that pay tribute to the world of Nintendo, and Food Network Challenge is the latest show to do so. The participants on a recent episode had to take Pokemon and turn them into edible, interactive cakes. The creations these people came up with are fantastic, horrifying, and flat-out goofy all in one. The episode really is a sight to see, and you can watch the full thing here.

Reggie Fils-Aime to host a keynote at SXSW 2020

You can't keep the big guy down

For a guy who's retired, Reggie sure has been keeping busy! After his upcoming honor at the NY Game Awards, Reggie will be making his way to SXSW 2020 in March to host a special keynote. Check out all the details on his presentation below.

Today, video games are the largest force in entertainment … bigger than movies … bigger than music … bigger than television. But video games are more than just entertainment. Playing games can help you acquire and sharpen a wide range of skills and abilities that drive success in all areas of life. Especially in your job and career.

Reggie Fils-Aimé is the retired President and Chief Operating Officer for Nintendo of America Inc. and is revered in the gaming industry by business leaders and fans alike. He is currently Leader in Residence at Cornell University’s Dyson Undergraduate Business School and Managing Partner for Brentwood Growth Partners. Join this informative talk to learn which games to play and the personal development areas to focus on. Take yourself to the next level!


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