Super Smash Bros DLC 9.30.15

Today Nintendo released the latest batch of downloadable content for Super Smash Bros. Stages: Super Mario Maker (3DS/Wii U) Pirate Ship (Wii U) Duck Hunt (3DS) – Free Update!  …

Introducing Power Up Nintendo!

Today is big day for us North American amiibo and Animal Crossing fans!  The Retro 3-Pack amiibo has been released as well as Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer, the series…

Final Week to Vote Nester in the Smash Bros. Fighter Ballot!

Earlier this year we made a small campaign to have Nintendo Power fans vote for Nester to be in Smash Bros. We’re a week away from the deadline! So for…

Nintendo turns 126!

Nintendo was founded 126 years ago today! It originally started off as a small business company that made Hanafuda. Nintendo was founded by Fusajiro Yamauchi and the company was originally…

President Satoru Iwata Passes Away

  Today Nintendo of Japan has announced that President Satoru Iwata has passed away. We’re deeply sadden by this news and all of gamers will miss him and remember him…

Power Pros

Former Nintendo Power editors, Chris Slate and Chris Hoffman, AKA The Hoff, have started a Nintendo centric podcast known as Power Pros! It’s a weekly podcast that covers the latest…

Nintendo World Championships 2015

On May 13, 2015 Nintendo of America has revealed one of their big plans for this year’s e3: the return of the Nintendo World Championships! Now you’re playing with Power!…

Nester for Smash

  On April 1, 2014, Operation Power Up created an April Fool’s page and blog post about Nester being playable in Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U….

Operation: Power Up @ PAX South

Last weekend, we at Operation: Power Up attended PAX South, the first Penny Arcade Expo located in the south. Gamers from around the San Antonio area participated in the festivities….

Happy Holidays!

It’s that time of year again!  That magical time of year where Nintendo of America has their annual winter Holiday Mall Experience.  We at OP PowerUp, are no strangers to…