Topic: Nintendo Switch

Nintendo Apologizes For Nintendo Switch Shortage, Which It Says Is 'Not Intentional'

Nintendo apologized for the Nintendo Switch supply shortage and promised that more units are on their way. A Nintendo executive also said that the shortage is 'not intentional,' pushing back against accusations that the company is limiting its supply.

Video Games

Nintendo Confirms 'Metroid Prime 4,' 'Pokémon' RPG, 'Kirby,' And 'Yoshi' Will Not Launch For Nintendo Switch This Year

A Nintendo executive confirmed that 'Metroid Prime 4,' the new 'Pokémon' RPG, 'Yoshi,' and 'Kirby' will not arrive on the Nintendo Switch this year. For the first two titles, gamers may even have to wait beyond 2018.

Video Games June 22, 2017

Nintendo: Mario 'Captures' Things In 'Super Mario Odyssey,' Not 'Possess' Them

Horrifically enough, Mario has been seen possessing things in 'Super Mario Odyssey,' including a Goomba, a T-Rex, and even a human being. However, Nintendo clarifies that he 'captures' them, not 'possess' them.

Video Games June 22, 2017

Still Can't Find A Nintendo Switch? GameStop Will Restock Shelves Soon

GameStop has announced that it will restock Nintendo Switch units soon, but will employ a first-come-first-serve basis for walk-ins. Customers, however, can order their Switch online, but only through expensive bundles.

Video Games June 21, 2017

Nintendo Switch Update 3.0.0: Pro Controller Wired Connection Support, 6 New 'Splatoon 2' User Icons, And More

Nintendo has now released the Switch 3.0.0 update, bringing the option to play with a wired Pro controller. It also brings six new user icons, two new display modes, and more.

Video Games June 20, 2017

Your Nintendo Switch Still Won't Back Up Your Save Files Anytime Soon

Nintendo of America’s President, Reggie Fils-Aimé, has confirmed that Nintendo is working on a file management system for the Switch that makes sense for the company and consumers. Whether that would eventually lead to cloud saving options remains a question.

Video Games June 17, 2017

Xbox One X Comes With $500 Price Tag And It's Not The Only Reason Why We're Not Buying It

The Xbox One X will launch on Nov. 7 with a $500 price tag. Here are the top reasons why we're not buying 'the world's most powerful console,' and it's more than just its price.

Video Games June 17, 2017

Why Is 'Metroid: Samus Returns' Coming To The Nintendo 3DS And Not The Nintendo Switch? Reggie Fils-Aime Explains

Why is 'Metroid: Samus Returns' not coming to the Nintendo Switch? Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime explains, while 'Metroid' producer Yoshio Sakamoto and developer MercurySteam's Jose Luis Márquez share more details about the title.

Video Games June 16, 2017

Super Mario Odyssey Co-op Mode Is Official: First Player Controls Mario, Second Player Gets Cappy

Nintendo just confirmed that 'Super Mario Odyssey' will feature a co-op mode, with player two taking control of Cappy, Mario’s sentient hat. The much-anticipated game launches this October for the Nintendo Switch.

Video Games June 15, 2017

Super Mario Odyssey Producer Answers Fans' Questions: Why Mario's First Love Pauline Came Back, amiibo Functionality, And More

Yoshiaki Koizumi, the producer of 'Super Mario Odyssey,' recently held an Ask Me Anything session on Reddit, sharing a few behind-the-scenes details about the upcoming Nintendo Switch game. Koizumi spoke about amiibo functionality, creating a sandbox playstyle, and more.

Video Games June 14, 2017

Samus Aran Blasts Into E3 2017: 'Metroid: Samus Returns' For Nintendo 3DS, 'Metroid Prime 4' For Nintendo Switch Unveiled

Nintendo unveiled 'Metroid: Samus Returns' for the Nintendo 3DS and 'Metroid Prime 4' for the Nintendo Switch at E3 2017. Players longing to once again see bounty hunter heroine Samus in action finally have their wishes granted.

Video Games June 13, 2017

Super Mario Odyssey At E3 2017: Here's What We Learned About The Upcoming Nintendo Switch Game

Nintendo showed off 'Super Mario Odyssey' at E3 2017, revealing more details about the new open-world adventure. The highly anticipated title will launch in October for the Nintendo Switch, right before the start of the holiday shopping season.

Video Games June 13, 2017

Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle Is The 'XCOM'-like Strategy Game For The Nintendo Switch

Ubisoft shocked fans when it finally unveiled 'Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle' during its E3 2017 conference because, well, it actually looks pretty good. Here’s the game’s trailer and a brief story on how the unusual crossover came to be.

Video Games June 12, 2017

Xbox One X: Without Exclusives, Is Microsoft's New Console Really Worth $499?

The Xbox One X may be 'the most powerful console ever,' but that doesn't mean anything if it lacks exclusive content. Sadly, Microsoft has given us little reason to invest in the Xbox One X.

Video Games June 12, 2017

FIFA 18 Coming To Nintendo Switch: Everything You Need To Know About New Version Of Football Game

FIFA 18 for the Nintendo Switch will be released on Sept. 29 but it is a little different from other versions. Learn more about it here.

Video Games June 11, 2017

Nintendo Switch Needs A Pokémon RPG: 'Pokkén Tournament DX' Won't Be Enough

Instead of the hotly anticipated, if rumored Switch title 'Pokémon Stars,' we’re getting a 'Pokken Tournament' port, instead. Will there ever be a mainline Pokémon entry on the Switch?

Video Games June 8, 2017

The Nintendo Switch Will Do Better Than The Nintendo Wii, Analyst Says: Time To Buy Nintendo Stock?

Jefferies analyst Atul Goyal wrote that the Nintendo Switch may lead to higher earnings for Nintendo compared to the Nintendo Wii. The company's bright future, backed by the success of the Nintendo Switch, has made it very attractive to investors.

Video Games June 7, 2017

Nintendo Switch Classic Game Selection Is Not A Virtual Console Replacement

Nintendo has now confirmed that the Switch Online’s Classic Game Selection will not replace the Switch Virtual Console. Still, more questions remain unanswered, such as the availability of the retro gaming service, transferring purchases, and more.

Video Games June 3, 2017

Nintendo Switch Online: Price Set At $19.99 A Year, Full Version Release Date Pushed Back To 2018

Nintendo has officially confirmed how much its paid online service will cost and when it’ll launch. Still, there are a lot of elements that remain unclear, such as virtual console, voice chat setup, and more.

Video Games June 2, 2017

Nintendo Switch Voice Chat Headset Needs A Lot Of Wires

The Switch, Nintendo’s powerful portable gaming machine, sports a voice chat system that seems ancient. Take a look at this official voice chat headset from Hori, which is totally bonkers.

Video Games June 1, 2017

Extreme Nintendo Switch Drop Test: Did It Really Survive After Falling 1,000 Feet?

YouTube channel performed an extreme drop test on the Nintendo Switch from 1,000 feet up in the sky. The hybrid console survived the fall, adding another advantage over other video game consoles.

Video Games May 31, 2017

If Nintendo's Switch Supply Comes Short, You Can Blame Apple

Apple could be directly affecting Nintendo’s supply chain, resulting in a slower pace for Switch production. This means that Switch shortages could continue throughout the year if Nintendo fails to iron out supply problems.

Video Games May 31, 2017

Nintendo May Increase Production Of The Switch, But Their Software Calendar Is Equally Important

As Nintendo ramps up production of the Switch, it's important to keep an eye on their software calendar. Will the Switch have enough games to maintain its current momentum? Here's our take.

Video Games May 30, 2017

Nintendo Switch 'Monster Hunter XX' Edition Is The Console For Big 'Monster Hunter' Fans, But You Can't Buy It

To complement the release of 'Monster Hunter XX' on the Switch, Nintendo and Capcom will release a special edition of the console, featuring special markings on the dock. However, either sides have yet to confirm a U.S. release.

Video Games May 30, 2017

Square Enix Remains Quiet On 'Dragon Quest XI' For Nintendo Switch; 'Dragon Quest X' Release Date In Japan Revealed

Square Enix showed off new gameplay footage of 'Dragon Quest XI' for the PlayStation 4 and Nintendo DS, but remained silent on details for the Nintendo Switch version. The Japanese launch date of 'Dragon Quest X' was also revealed.

Video Games May 29, 2017

Nintendo To Make More Switch Units So Everyone Can Get One This Holiday

Nintendo is reportedly aiming to produce 18 million Switch units between now and March next year. The uptick is to accommodate possible customer tantrums this coming holiday season.

Video Games May 28, 2017

Here's What 'Monster Hunter XX' Will Look Like On Nintendo Switch [Video]

'Monster Hunter XX' is coming to the Nintendo Switch. Here's a look at the first gameplay trailer.

Video Games May 27, 2017

7 Nintendo Switch Games We Want To See - And Play

The Nintendo Switch is already a stellar hybrid console, with "The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild" and "Mario Kart 8 Deluxe" as its most successful games right now. Here’s a list of games that could make it even better.

Video Games May 27, 2017

Monster Hunter Announced For The Switch, Nintendo's Stock Soars

The Switch has been a boon for Nintendo, selling as well in one month as the Wii U did in a year. The good news only continues, thanks to Capcom's 'Monster Hunter XX.'

Video Games May 26, 2017

GameStop Reports Strong Switch And 'Zelda' Sales, But Still Faces Stock Drop

The last few years have not been kind to GameStop, with stock and sales dropping steadily. Despite a bump thanks to sales of the Switch and the new 'Zelda' game, it saw another drop in stock value.

Business Tech May 26, 2017

Capcom Will Support The Nintendo Switch If You And Your Friends Buy 'Ultra Street Fighter II'

To assess its support for the Switch, Capcom is waiting to see if 'Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers' performs well on the console. Suppose it does, it’s not clear exactly how Capcom plans to support the Switch.

Video Games May 25, 2017

Road To E3 2017: Can Nintendo Keep The Switch's Momentum Up?

With E3 2017 right around the corner, it's time to take a look ahead at what's on the way. In Nintendo's case, will the Switch's momentum continue through the show?

Video Games May 24, 2017

Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle Confirmed To Be An Upcoming Nintendo Switch Game As Key Art Leaks

After an endless spate of rumors with no proof whatsoever, a 'Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle' artwork has now finally leaked weeks ahead of E3. The game was originally planned as a surprise during E3, launching this August or September.

Video Games May 23, 2017

Nintendo Wants Fans To Buy Empty 'Splatoon 2' Boxes

Nintendo has now put up an empty 'Splatoon 2' box up for preorder on its Japanese website. That’s right — no Switch, no game, just an empty box.

Video Games May 23, 2017

Will We See A Nintendo Switch Version Of 'Call Of Duty: WWII'? These Clues Seem To Say Yes

'Call of Duty: WWII' is set to be released on Nov. 3 for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. However, a pair of clues hints that the first-person shooter will also be coming to the Nintendo Switch.

Video Games May 22, 2017

Destiny 2 On The Nintendo Switch? Don't Hold Your Breath

No, 'Destiny 2' isn’t coming to the Nintendo Switch, and that’s straight from project lead Mark Noseworthy himself. He said that the Switch is a great console, but making a version of 'Destiny 2' for it is unrealistic.

Video Games May 20, 2017

GameStop Unveils Two New Nintendo Switch Bundles: Grab Them While Stocks Last!

GameStop launched two new bundles for the Nintendo Switch after two other bundles for the hybrid console recently sold out. Gamers who have not yet purchased the Nintendo Switch should grab these new bundles while stocks last.

Video Games May 19, 2017

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Update Patches Out Inkling Girl's Animation Gesture Because It Was Offensive

Nintendo has now released a new patch for 'Mario Kart 8 Deluxe' that fixes, among others, Inkling Girl’s reportedly offensive animation. There are also a number of changes that will greatly improve online matches moving forward.

Video Games May 19, 2017

Arms Early Impressions: What Gamers Are Saying About The Nintendo Switch Title

Ahead of its release date, the fighting title 'Arms' has now reached reviewers’ hands, and now we can finally get hands-on impression of the game’s near-final version. The common sentiment seems to be that 'Arms' has what 'Wii Sports' lacked.

Video Games May 17, 2017

Nintendo May Unveil Up To 3 New 'Super Mario' Games At E3 2017

Nintendo may unveil as many as three new 'Super Mario' games at E3 2017. One of the games, 'Super Mario Odyssey,' will be at the heart of Nintendo's presence at the annual event.

Video Games May 14, 2017

Nintendo Reveals Plans For E3 2017: First Playable 'Super Mario Odyssey' Demo, 'Splatoon 2' And 'Arms' Tournaments, And More

Nintendo revealed its plans for the upcoming E3 2017 in June, with the company preparing to showcase upcoming Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS titles. Attendees will also be able to try out the first playable demo of 'Super Mario Odyssey.'

Video Games May 13, 2017

Grey Box Reveals New Prices Of 'RiME' For Nintendo Switch: Here Are The Details

Fans were enraged when 'RiME' publisher Grey Box announced that the Switch variant of the game would cost $10 more than the other console versions. After public outcry, the company listed the new price of the game for the console.

Video Games May 11, 2017

You Can Now Save Credit Card Details On Your Nintendo Switch

Nintendo updated its Switch eShop to include a basic feature, which was missing since release. Post the update, a user's credit card details can be saved on the eShop online store, allowing for easier purchases.

Video Games May 10, 2017

Minecraft For Nintendo Switch To Launch On May 11: How Is It Better Than The Nintendo Wii U Version?

The Nintendo Switch version of 'Minecraft' is set to be released on May 11. The updated game is better than its Nintendo Wii U version for a variety of reasons, including the free addition of the Super Mario Mash-Up Pack.

Video Games May 9, 2017

Is Nintendo Back In The Game? Nintendo Switch Success, Glowing New Nintendo 2DS XL Reviews Scream YES

Nintendo struggled for five years after the release of the Nintendo Wii U. However, the early success of the Nintendo Switch and the glowing reviews for the New Nintendo 2DS XL reveal that the company is back in the game.

Video Games May 8, 2017

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