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Bayonetta 3 Unveiled As Nintendo Switch Exclusive: 'Bayonetta' And 'Bayonetta 2' Coming Sooner

The long-awaited 'Bayonetta 3' was finally unveiled at The Game Awards 2017 as a Nintendo Switch exclusive. The hybrid console will first receive 'Bayonetta 2,' which will also come with a full game download of the original 'Bayonetta'.

Video Games December 8, 2017

Mother Purchases Nintendo Switch On Amazon, Got A Box Of Detergent Instead

A mother from the United Kingdom purchased a Nintendo Switch from Amazon during Cyber Monday, intending to give the hybrid console as a gift to her two children. When the package arrived, it contained a box of detergent instead.

Video Games December 6, 2017

'New Super Mario Bros.' And More Nintendo Wii Games Will Be Available On Nvidia Shield In China

'New Super Mario Bros.' and other Nintendo Wii games will be available on the Nvidia Shield once the Android-powered set-top box is rolled out in China. Will the titles also arrive to other Android devices?

Video Games December 6, 2017

Super Mario Cereal To Hit Store Shelves Soon, And You Wouldn't Want To Throw Away The Box

Nintendo and Kellogg's teamed up for Super Mario Cereal, which features a pretty box and a unique feature that brings 'Super Mario Odyssey' to the breakfast table. The cereal will hit shelves across the United States on Dec. 11.

Video Games December 3, 2017

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Review Roundup: Ambitious Open-World Game Sets The Bar For JRPGs On Nintendo Switch

'Xenoblade Chronicles 2' for the Nintendo Switch offers a massive open-world environment and incredibly deep and complex gameplay that will keep players hooked for a long time. The JRPG shows the potential of the genre on the hybrid console.

Video Games December 1, 2017

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp Downloaded Over 15 Million Times In 6 Days, But Is It A Cash Cow?

It’s official: 'Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp' is a huge success. The game has now been downloaded over 15 million times, adding to Nintendo’s winning streak in the mobile games market.

Video Games November 28, 2017

Nintendo Switch Demand To Go Through The Roof Next Year If 'Pokémon' Game Is Released, Analyst Says

The Nintendo Switch demand will go up even higher if the planned 'Pokémon' game for the hybrid console is released next year. This is according to NPD analyst Mat Piscatella, who also compared Nintendo Switch sales to the Nintendo Wii.

Video Games November 26, 2017

Best Nintendo Switch, 3DS Cyber eShop Deals: Discounts On ‘Axiom Verge,’ ‘LEGO City Undercover,’ And More

Nintendo has now unveiled its eShop Cyber Deals for 2017, offering discounts for Switch, 3DS, and even Wii U titles. If you’ve been wanting to buy '1-2-Switch,' now’s the perfect time.

Video Games November 26, 2017

'Pokémon Ultra Sun,' 'Ultra Moon' Virtual Console Features Contain A Tribute To Late Nintendo Head Satoru Iwata

In 'Pokémon Ultra Sun' and 'Ultra Moon,' there's a touching tribute to Nintendo's late chief Satoru Iwata. All you need is a Pokémon carried over from 'Pokémon Silver' to see it in the game.

Video Games November 25, 2017

SNES Classic Edition Restock Alert: Nintendo Retro Console Back In Shelves At Best Buy, Toys R Us

The SNES Classic Edition will be back on the shelves of Best Buy and Toys R Us very soon. The retro console can only be purchased through physical stores, though, so gamers will have to fall in line.

Video Games November 25, 2017

Here Are The Best Black Friday Deals For Nintendo Fans

The Black Friday madness has officially begun, and there are extremely good deals for gamers right now. If you’re a Nintendo fan, though, expect to be disappointed.

Video Games November 22, 2017

'Pokémon Ultra Sun' And 'Ultra Moon' Guide: How To Catch Shiny Pokémon Fast With Wormhole Running

Shiny Pokémon are hard to come by, but it looks like the Ultra Wormholes will up your chances. That said, here's how to catch shiny Pokémon in 'Pokémon Ultra Sun' and 'Ultra Moon.'

Video Games November 20, 2017

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp Comes To iOS, Android Nov. 22, But Will It Be A Hit?

Nintendo has officially given ‘Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp,’ a release date, coming Nov. 22 on iOS and Android devices. Will it be a hit or a flash in the pan?

Video Games November 20, 2017

Legend of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Wins Game Of The Year At The Golden Joystick Awards

It’s the year of 'Zelda.' The Golden Joystick Awards just gave its top prize to 'Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild,' naming it the ultimate game of the year.

Video Games November 19, 2017

Nintendo Switch And 'Super Mario Odyssey' Top October Sales Charts: Will Nintendo Maintain Momentum Over The Holidays?

The Nintendo Switch is the best-selling console in the United States for October, while 'Super Mario Odyssey' is the best-selling game. Will the success of Nintendo carry on into and beyond the holiday shopping season?

Video Games November 17, 2017

Arms 4.0 Update Adds New Character Misango, Plus The New Temple Grounds Stage

A new character has arrived in ‘Arms’ as part of its 4.0 update. Get ready to meet Misango, a mysterious-looking fighter who introduces three new arms types: Scorpio, Glusher, and Skully.

Video Games November 16, 2017

Super Smash Bros. Nintendo Switch Version On Its Way? Trademark Drives Up Hype

Nintendo filed a new trademark that might mean the nearing arrival of 'Super Smash Bros.' to the Nintendo Switch. What will the fighting game be like on the hybrid console?

Video Games November 14, 2017

Mimikyu Has A Z-Move In ‘Pokemon Ultra Sun’ And ‘Ultra Moon’ And It’s Downright Creepy

Mimikyu is now the latest Pokémon to get its own Z-Move, included as part of 'Pokémon Ultra Sun' and 'Ultra Moon,' out Nov. 17. Adorable or downright creepy? You decide.

Video Games November 13, 2017

This Speedrunner Took 17 Hours To Hit 100 Percent In ‘Super Mario Odyssey’: Can You Beat His Record?

The bar has been set. Speedrunner Okikurume managed to get 100 percent in 'Super Mario Odyssey' after playing for 17 hours straight, collecting everything there was to collect, including moons, costumes, songs, and more.

Video Games November 13, 2017

Nintendo Switch Production To Go On Overdrive Next Year: Is 30 Million Units Too Much?

Nintendo is planning to increase Nintendo Switch production to up to 30 million units in it next fiscal year. Is the number too much, or will the hybrid console continue to sell at a record pace?

Video Games November 10, 2017

The First Nintendo Switch Video Streaming App Is Finally Here, But It's Not Netflix

The first video streaming app for the Nintendo Switch has arrived, but it's not Netflix. It was launched as a gaming-first device, but other kinds of apps are now coming to the hybrid console.

Video Games November 10, 2017

The Nintendo Miiverse Is Gone Forever: Why Was The Popular Social Network Shut Down?

The Nintendo Miiverse, a social network for Nintendo Wii U and Nintendo 3DS gamers, has officially ended. The online communities provided by the service were a special place on the internet for its users, so why was it shut down?

Video Games November 8, 2017

Hearthstone For The Nintendo Switch Might Be More Likely Than A New Hero Class

There is currently no work being done on a Nintendo Switch version of 'Hearthstone.' However, the possibility still exists, and it is more likely to happen soon than a 10th class being added to the game.

Video Games November 6, 2017

'Super Mario Odyssey' Claims Throne As Fastest-Selling 'Super Mario' Game In US

'Super Mario Odyssey' for the Nintendo Switch has beaten 'New Super Mario Bros.' for the Nintendo Wii as the fastest-selling 'Super Mario' game in the United States. What's next for the open-world adventure and the hybrid console?

Video Games November 3, 2017

The Nintendo Switch Is Not Just For Games: Korg Gadget Music Production App Coming Soon

The Korg Gadget music production app is coming to the Nintendo Switch in the spring of 2018. The software will give a unique advantage to the hybrid console over the PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One.

Video Games November 2, 2017

Nintendo Unveils 'Zelda: Breath Of The Wild' Explorer's Edition, Link Green 2DS Bundles For Black Friday 2017

Nintendo has revealed what it has in store for Black Friday, and it includes 'The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild' Explorer's Edition, a Link green 2DS, and a 'Super Mario Odyssey' Switch bundle, to name a few.

Video Games November 2, 2017

More Nintendo Switch Owners Go With Handheld, Tabletop Modes Instead Of Docked

According to Nintendo, Switch owners prefer to play the hybrid console in handheld and tabletop modes to docked, which was revealed via its financial results briefing.

Video Games November 1, 2017

Speedrunner Beats ‘Super Mario Odyssey’ In Less Than 90 Minutes, But Says That’s Still ‘Bad’

A speedrunner has finally managed to complete ‘Super Mario Odyssey’ in under 90 minutes, making it the fastest a person has finished the game thus far. Still, the player himself says his completion time is bad.

Video Games November 1, 2017

Nintendo On A Roll: Profit Outlook Doubles As Nintendo Switch May Take Just A Year To Outsell Wii U

Nintendo has regained its place at the top of the video game industry, with its ascension fueled by the success of the Nintendo Switch. The console is expected to beat lifetime Wii U sales in just its first year.

Video Games October 31, 2017

Nintendo Outs Its Best-Selling Switch Games, And The Number 1 Title Isn't Surprising To Anyone

The numbers are in, and Nintendo's best-selling Switch games have been revealed. As expected, 'The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild' is at the top.

Video Games October 31, 2017

Nintendo Switch GameCube Controller Support Surprised Everyone ... Even Nintendo Itself

The addition of GameCube controller support to the Nintendo Switch surprised everyone, and apparently including Nintendo itself. Does this mean that 'Super Smash Bros.' is not yet coming to the hybrid console?

Video Games October 29, 2017

Here’s When Netflix And Other On-Demand Services Are Coming To The Nintendo Switch, According To Reggie Fils-Aimé

The Nintendo Switch is probably this year’s hottest handheld console, but it lacks a very important component: streaming apps. Netflix, Amazon Video, Spotify, and others aren’t currently supported on the console, but that’ll change soon, according to Reggie Fils-Aimé.

Video Games October 28, 2017

Super Mario Odyssey Tips And Tricks: Here's How To Make The Most Out Of The Massive Open-World Adventure

'Super Mario Odyssey' features expansive worlds, and exploring them may appear to be too daunting of a task for some players. Here are a few tips and tricks on how you can make the most out of the open-world adventure.

Video Games October 28, 2017

Super Mario Odyssey Review Roundup: This Game Is Now The Best Thing About The Nintendo Switch

'Super Mario Odyssey' has lived up to the hype, with a rush of reviews that glow brighter than the Moons that Mario collects in the open-world adventure. The game is now the best thing about the Nintendo Switch.

Video Games October 26, 2017

Want To Play ‘Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp’ Right Now? Here’s How To Get It On Your iPhone

Nintendo’s new 'Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp' game won’t launch until November, but there’s a way to play it right now on the iPhone. With a few simple tricks, you can try the game ahead of its release.

Video Games October 26, 2017

The Nintendo Switch Now Supports GameCube Controllers: Is 'Super Smash Bros.' Coming Next?

The last Nintendo Switch update quietly added GameCube controller support. Does this mean that the massively popular fighting series 'Super Smash Bros.' franchise is coming next to the hybrid console?

Video Games October 25, 2017

Nintendo Unveils The Insanely Adorable 'Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp' For iOS And Android

Nintendo unveiled the crazy cute 'Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp' for iOS and Android in a Nintendo Direct presentation. The mobile game, which will follow a free-to-play business model, will be released in late November.

Video Games October 25, 2017

This Nintendo Switch Dock Has A Built-In Projector Because Why Not?

Ever wanted a Nintendo Switch dock that doubles as a projector? Well, there’s a new Indiegogo campaign trying to make exactly that. Meet the OJO, a Switch dock that has a projector, huge battery, speakers, and a steep asking price.

Video Games October 25, 2017

Animal Crossing Mobile Game To Unveiled On Oct. 24 Via Nintendo Direct, But Don’t Expect Switch News

Nintendo will finally reveal the 'Animal Crossing' title for mobile on Tuesday, Oct. 24, via a Nintendo Direct presentation. There will be no updates on Switch, 3DS, or other mobile titles, though.

Video Games October 24, 2017

The Analogue Super Nt Will Come With An Unreleased Game: Another Reason To Buy The SNES Classic Edition Alternative

The Analogue Super Nt will come with the unreleased 'Super Turrican: Director's Cut' embedded in all units. The game is another reason to buy the upcoming SNES Classic Edition alternative.

Video Games October 23, 2017

Nintimdo RP Is The Raspberry Pi-Powered Nintendo Switch Clone That Can Play Almost Every Retro Game

Electrical engineering student of Iowa State University Tim Lindquist made a Raspberry Pi-powered Nintendo Switch clone that's even more capable than the real thing in some ways. (Hint: It can run more retro games).

Video Games October 23, 2017

Nintendo Switch System Update Also Sneaks In Wireless USB Headphone Support

The Nintendo Switch system update version 4.0.0 quietly added wireless USB headphones support to the hybrid console, in addition to the save data transfer and video capture features. Unfortunately, Bluetooth headsets are still not supported.

Video Games October 21, 2017

Nintendo Switch Owners Report USB-C, Charging Problems After Using Nyko's Portable Docking Kit

Owners of Nyko's Portable Docking Kit for Nintendo Switch are reporting that the console no longer charges properly after using the dock, and it could be because the accessory is damaging the system's USB-C port.

Video Games October 21, 2017

Game Freak Confirms ‘Pokémon Ultra Sun’ And ‘Ultra Moon’ Are The Last Pokémon RPGs On The 3DS

Game Freak has confirmed that after 'Pokémon Ultra Sun' and 'Ultra Moon,' there will be no more RPG 'Pokémon' titles in development for the 3DS, signaling the end of an era. The company might be pivoting to the Nintendo Switch.

Video Games October 20, 2017

Nintendo Switch Continues Dominance Over PlayStation 4 And Xbox One As US Sales Reach 2 Million Units

The Nintendo Switch extended its dominance over the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One into September, as it was revealed that 2 million units of the hybrid console have been sold in the United States. What's next for the Nintendo Switch?

Video Games October 20, 2017

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