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Bayonetta 2 On Nintendo Switch Hides Easter Eggs For 'Bayonetta 3' And 'Super Smash Bros.'

'Bayonetta 2' for the Nintendo Switch comes with easter eggs not found in the original Wii U version. The easter eggs are likely referring to 'Bayonetta 3' and possibly the next 'Super Smash Bros.' game.

Video Games February 18, 2018

Nintendo Switch Helps In Early Detection Of Gamer's Hand Tumor: Here's How It Happened

Chris, a 28-year-old gamer from Australia, attributed the early detection of his hand tumor to the Nintendo Switch. He felt severe pain on his right hand whenever he played 'Mario Kart 8 Deluxe' on the hybrid console.

Video Games February 16, 2018

Bayonetta 2 Nintendo Switch Review Roundup: Acclaimed Wii U Title Goes Portable

'Bayonetta 2' arrives on the Nintendo Switch this Feb. 16. How does the exclusive Wii U title from 2014 perform on the portable console? Here’s what critics have to say.

Video Games February 15, 2018

Bad News, Nintendo Switch Fans: A ‘Monster Hunter: World’ Port Would Be Difficult, Says Capcom Boss

Hey, Nintendo Switch fans. Capcom has some really terrible news for you: don’t hold out on a Switch version of 'Monster Hunter: World' because it would be too difficult to port for Nintendo's hybrid console.

Video Games February 15, 2018

Shigeru Miyamoto Says You Should Look Forward To A Longer Nintendo Switch Life Cycle

During a company investor call, Shigeru Miyamoto revealed Nintendo's plans for the Switch. It looks like the company is expecting a longer life cycle for the hybrid console, unlike its previous game systems.

Video Games February 13, 2018

Nintendo Teamed Up With Illumination For 'Super Mario' Movie Because Shigeru Miyamoto 'Clicked' With Studio's CEO

Mario creator Shigeru Miyamoto revealed he “clicked” with Illumination CEO Chris Meledandri, which resulted to the, now underway, “Super Mario” film project. Rumors suggest a 2020 release date for the film, and more movie details will emerge soon.

Video Games February 12, 2018

'Pokémon' For Nintendo Switch Release Date Possibly Teased By Job Listing

A job listing posted by The Pokémon Company may have teased the release date for the upcoming 'Pokémon' RPG for the Nintendo Switch. The game may arrive just in time for this year's holiday season, if the speculations are correct.

Video Games February 12, 2018

Nintendo Switch Hackers Manage To Load Linux On The Hybrid Console, And It 'Can't Be Patched'

The hacking group known as fail0overfow posted a photo on Twitter that shows a Linux boot screen on the Nintendo Switch. They claim that the new exploit is immune to patches from the company.

Video Games February 11, 2018

The Secret 'Metroid Prime 4' Developer For Nintendo Switch Finally Revealed: You Wouldn't Have Guessed It

EuroGamer has confirmed the identity of the secret developer working on 'Metroid Prime 4' for the Nintendo Switch. Retro Studios, which was behind the original 'Metroid Prime' trilogy, is not involved in the project.

Video Games February 10, 2018

You Will Soon Be Able To Buy Nintendo Switch Games With My Nintendo Gold Points

Members will soon be able to use their My Nintendo Gold Points to buy Nintendo Switch games and downloadable content. My Nintendo subscribers earn 5 percent of the amount that they pay when buying digital titles.

Video Games February 9, 2018

Nintendo Addresses Mario's Missing Belly Button, Settles Toad Hat vs. Head Debate

Nintendo finally took the time to answer some of the questions fans wanted to ask about Mario, Toad, and others. A short video featuring Yoshiaki Koizumi provided some of the answers.

Video Games February 6, 2018

Billy 'King Of Kong' Mitchell Loses High Scores After Being Accused Of Using Emulators To Achieve Them

A dispute was submitted to Twin Galaxies regarding the high scores for 'Donkey Kong' submitted by Billy Mitchell. Presented evidence claimed that he used an emulator to play the game.

Video Games February 6, 2018

Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Is Now The Second Best-Selling Zelda Game Ever

Nintendo has reached another stellar achievement. 'Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild' has now become the second best-selling Zelda title, and it’s well on its way to reaching the top.

Video Games February 5, 2018

Konami Releases TurboGrafx-16 Games For The Wii U, Even Though It's Already 2018

Gamers are baffled by Konami's decision to continue its Virtual Console releases for the Nintendo Wii U. Its already 2018, but two TurboGrafx-16 games saw their first release outside of Japan.

Video Games February 4, 2018

Nintendo Super NES Outsells NES Classic Edition With 4 Million Units

The Super NES Classic Edition has been a huge success with new and old gamers. Nintendo recently revealed just how many units have been sold and the numbers show that a classic never goes out of style.

Video Games February 3, 2018

Nintendo Switch Online Launch Date Finally Revealed: Yes, It Will Be This Year

Nintendo has finally revealed the Nintendo Switch Online launch date. The subscription service will offer features such as online multiplayer and free game downloads for $3.99 per month, $7.99 per quarter, or $19.99 per year.

Video Games February 1, 2018

Nintendo Switch Gamers Can Make Customized Nintendo Labo Creations Through Toy Con Garage Feature

Nintendo unveiled an interesting feature for Nintendo Labo named Toy Con Garage. Through it, Nintendo Switch owners can create customized creations, which may spawn a healthy community where users can share their projects for others to try.

Video Games February 1, 2018

Nintendo Co-Producing Mario Movie With The Studio Behind 'Minions'

Nintendo will finally be putting Mario into the big screen after the disastrous early '90s film. This time, Mario will stay animated as Nintendo is working with the studio behind 'Minions.'

Movies/TV Shows February 1, 2018

Nintendo To Bring 'Mario Kart' To Smartphones As 'Mario Kart Tour' Becomes Official

A mobile version of Nintendo's 'Mario Kart' is being developed right now. It will be called 'Mario Kart Tour' when it comes out sometime in 2019

Video Games February 1, 2018

Nintendo Switch Sales Top Wii U: Company Posts Best Q3 In 8 Years

Nintendo Switch sales drove the highest third-quarter operating profit the company has seen in eight years. Nintendo has now raised its forecast for both profit and sales.

Business Tech January 31, 2018

Video Game Developers Flock To Nintendo Switch With Promise Of Creating More Games

New survey from the Game Developers Conference reveal a growing interest in the Nintendo Switch. Developers are so into the hybrid console they are creating four times as many games in 2018.

Video Games January 26, 2018

Nintendo 'Miitomo' Shutting Down In May After Just 2 Years: Where Did It Go Wrong?

'Miitomo,' Nintendo's first crack at mobile apps, will shut down on May 9. The app was launched with massive hype and raced to 10 million users in less than a month, so where did 'Miitomo' go wrong?

Video Games January 25, 2018

This Is Why 'Monster Hunter: World' On Nintendo Switch Will Not Happen

'Monster Hunter: World' will not be launched on the Nintendo Switch, and its directors explained why in an interview with IGN. The massive creature-slaying game will launch on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on Jan. 26.

Video Games January 23, 2018

This Nintendo Switch Smartphone Holder Makes Online Chatting Work Better

Someone just made a Nintendo Switch smartphone holder. Not only will it make the online chatting experience better, but it will also make browsing, watching streams, and whatnot easier.

Video Games January 21, 2018

More Nintendo Switch Units Sold In 10 Months Than Wii U In 4 Years; 3DS Still Going Strong

The Nintendo Switch, in 10 months, has outsold the lifetime sales of the Wii U. Meanwhile, the 3DS, sales of which were expected to be cannibalized by the hybrid console, is still going strong.

Video Games January 21, 2018

Nintendo Labo: Innovative And Expensive, Just Like The Nintendo Switch

Nintendo Labo, the recently announced Nintendo Switch cardboard accessories, has been met with mixed reactions on whether it will succeed or fail. The Toy-Cons are innovative but expensive, which are ironically the same things said about the Nintendo Switch.

Video Games January 19, 2018

Nintendo Labo Are Cardboard Peripherals For Your Switch, And It’s So Nintendo

Nintendo just announced a new line of cardboard Switch accessories, called Labo. They come in cardboard sheets that are assembled and turned into different "Toy-Cons" for different play styles.

Video Games January 18, 2018

Nintendo Switch Paid Online Service 2018 Launch Confirmed: 2019 Was A Typo

Nintendo is delaying the Switch’s paid online service to 2018. The subscription-based feature was supposed to launch in the fall of 2017 but got delayed for unknown reasons.

Video Games January 17, 2018

Nintendo Switch VR And 4K Support Will Not Happen Any Time Soon

Gamers who are hoping that virtual reality and 4K support will soon arrive to the Nintendo Switch should not hold their breath. A Nintendo executive reiterated the company's disinterest in these technologies, which the Nintendo Switch does not need anyway.

Video Games January 16, 2018

Sorry, Nintendo Switch Owners: A Netflix App Isn’t Due Anytime Soon

Video streaming fans are reportedly dismayed as Netflix continues to be non-existent for the Nintendo Switch, A company representative claims that talks with Nintendo are still ongoing.

Video Games January 16, 2018

Nintendo Direct Mini Skips Big Nintendo Switch Questions: Is A Bigger Event Happening Soon?

The Nintendo Direct Mini included sneak peeks for games such as 'Kirby Star Allies,' but there remain many questions on the plans for the Nintendo Switch this 2018. Does this mean that a bigger Nintendo Direct will be presented soon?

Video Games January 16, 2018

Nintendo Wants To Sell 20 Million Switch Units By March, Says The Console Has A ‘Long Lifespan’

Nintendo already sold more than 10 million Switch consoles to date. Now, the company shares that it's aiming for 20 million units sold in the next fiscal year.

Video Games January 15, 2018

Nintendo Switch Emulator On The Way, But It Won't Do What You Expect

The hackers behind the Citra emulator for the Nintendo 3DS announced that a Nintendo Switch emulator is in development. Will the open-source software allow gamers to play pirated Nintendo Switch games on PC platforms?

Video Games January 15, 2018

Free DLC For ‘Super Mario Odyssey’ Brings Luigi, But Don’t Get Excited Yet

Nintendo just announced that a free update for ‘Super Mario Odyssey’ is hitting Switch owners this February. Included is two new modes featuring Luigi, new costumes, and new photo mode filters.

Video Games January 14, 2018

Detective Pikachu Game Coming To US With Giant-Sized Amiibo

The Japan-exclusive Nintendo 3DS title 'Detective Pikachu' is making its way to U.S. players. The title will arrive with an exclusive larger-than-normal 'Detective Pikachu' amiibo figure.

Video Games January 13, 2018

Nintendo Direct Mini January 2018: Here Are All The Games, DLC, And Updates Announced

In case you missed the Nintendo Direct Mini of January 2018, here's a list of all the games and updates heading to the Switch. In a word, the early part of 2018 is going to be big for the portable console.

Video Games January 13, 2018

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze Heading To The Nintendo Switch, Bringing Funky Kong Along

Nintendo will rerelease the 'Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze' for the Nintendo Switch platform with 'Funky Kong' as part of the package. Revealed via the Nintendo Direct Mini broadcast, the game release date is set on May 4.

Video Games January 12, 2018

Nintendo Announced A Ton Of New Games And Updates For the Switch At Nintendo Direct

In a surprise Nintendo Direct presentation, Nintendo announced a slew of new games and updates for the Nintendo Switch. New updates, DLC, remasters, and re-releases were among the highlights.

Video Games January 11, 2018

Fire Emblem Heroes Gets New Characters All The Way From ‘Radiant Dawn’ On The Nintendo Wii

The new update for 'Fire Emblem Heroes' picked three characters from "Radiant Dawn" to join the battle. Update version 2.1.0 will also fix some of the previous bugs in the game.

Video Games January 11, 2018

Bayonetta 2 On Nintendo Switch Will Feature Amiibo Support, Multiplayer, And More

Nintendo has unveiled new details about ‘Bayonetta’s’ release on the Nintendo Switch console. The popular title will reportedly feature support for Amiibo characters, multiplayer mode, and more.

Video Games January 10, 2018

Nintendo Switch Sets New Record As All-Time Fastest-Selling Home Video Game Console In US History

Nintendo is starting off 2018 by breaking records. The company announced that its Nintendo Switch console has become the all-time fastest-selling video game system in the U.S. history.

Video Games January 8, 2018

This Nintendo Switch 5.0 Update Leak Is Likely Fake, But It Shows What The Switch Lacks

A YouTube video of the firmware version 5.0 for the Nintendo Switch was scrutinized by fans and experts. It looks real but some flaws suggest it could be fake.

Video Games January 8, 2018

Replace Your Boring Nintendo Switch Joy-Cons With ‘Splatoon 2’-Themed Ones, Coming Later This Month

A Twitter post from Nintendo announced the availability of the 'Splatoon 2' Joy-Cons in the United States. The neon green and pink controller bundle will have a different configuration than the original set.

Video Games January 8, 2018

Nintendo Switch 'Pokémon' RPG Rumors: Here's What They Say On The Game's Title, Combat System, And Release Date

Rumors regarding the upcoming 'Pokémon' RPG for the Nintendo Switch started to swirl, generating excitement among fans of the franchise. Here's what we've heard about the game's title, combat system, and release date.

Video Games January 6, 2018

Team-Xecuter Reveals Future-Proof Nintendo Switch Hack

A notorious hacking group recently shared an upcoming Nintendo Switch exploit that is allegedly future-proof. Team-Xecuter likewise hinted that their hack will be released soon.

Video Games January 5, 2018

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