Tag: Nintendo Switch

Nintendo Labo Review Roundup: Nintendo’s Funky New Cardboard Accessories — Innovative Or Gimmicky?

Nintendo Labo, the company’s quirky new cardboard-based accessories for the Switch, is finally here. Are they truly innovative or just a flash in the pan? Here’s what the critics are saying.

Video Games April 20, 2018

Dark Souls: Remastered For The Nintendo Switch Delayed Until Summer Because Of 'Various Reasons'

From Software announced that 'Dark Souls: Remastered' for the Nintendo Switch is delayed until summer. The port is still scheduled to launch for the PS4, Xbox One, and PC on May 25.

Video Games April 17, 2018

'Pokémon' For Nintendo Switch Will Feature New 8th Generation Of Pokémon

The upcoming 'Pokémon' RPG for the Nintendo Switch will feature the brand-new eighth-generation of Pokémon, according to the Spanish edition of the Official Nintendo Magazine. Will the new 'Pokémon' game finally be unveiled soon?

Video Games April 17, 2018

LOOK: Nintendo Has A New Patent That’s Even More Bonkers Than Labo

Nintendo’s new patent illustrated multiple standalone screens that are able to communicate with each other. One example showed a ball traveling from one screen to another, simulating an illusion of continuity between the separate consoles.

Video Games April 16, 2018

Sega Fes 2018 Announcements: Sega Genesis Mini Unveiled, 'Shenmue' Returns, And More

Sega made several major announcements at the Sega Fes 2018 event in Tokyo. The Sega Genesis Mini will launch this year along with 'Shenmue I & II' for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.

Video Games April 15, 2018

Nintendo Switch eShop Is Getting More Games, Including 'Don't Starve'

Nintendo eShop's latest games just arrived, bringing a Nintendo Switch port of a well-loved survival game from 2013 titled 'Don't Starve.' The new update also featured 16 more titles for the Switch and one for the Wii U.

Gadgets April 14, 2018

Nintendo Switch Accessories Will Soon Become Even More Interesting

Nintendo tapped Scrum Ventures to look for startups with interesting and innovative ideas for Nintendo Switch accessories. This is a non-traditional way for Nintendo to seek ideas, which is actually a perfect fit for the non-traditional console.

Video Games April 13, 2018

Firewatch Confirmed For Nintendo Switch, Yet Another Reason Why It’s The Perfect Indie Gaming Machine

‘Firewatch’ has been confirmed for the Nintendo Switch, due sometime this spring. The critically and commercially successful game adds to the console’s expansive library of indie titles.

Video Games April 6, 2018

Dragon Quest XI: Echoes Of An Elusive Age Gets A September Release Date

Square Enix finally revealed the Western release date for 'Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age.' The localized version of the RPG will come out on Sept. 4 for the PlayStation 4 and PC.

Video Games March 30, 2018

Nintendo Switch Third-Party Docks Are Bricking The Hybrid Console, Owners Report

Several reports reached out to Nintendo regarding third-party docks. It appeared that Switch game systems were being bricked by the accessories after the latest firmware version 5.0 update.

Video Games March 29, 2018

Nintendo To Showcase 'Super Smash Bros.' For Switch At E3 2018 With An Invitational Tournament

Nintendo announced an invitational 'Super Smash Bros.' tournament for Nintendo Switch on E3 2018. It was announced to run alongside the 'Splatoon 2' championship.

Video Games March 23, 2018

New Nintendo Switch In The Works? Dataminers Discover Hints For CPU Update And Higher RAM

Dataminers have discovered clues that a new Nintendo Switch model, with a new CPU and double the RAM, is in the works. Does Nintendo really need to release a Nintendo Switch hardware update soon?

Video Games March 22, 2018

PlayStation 4 Tops February 2018 Sales, But Nintendo Switch Crowned Fastest-Selling Console In US

The PlayStation 4 outsold the Nintendo Switch and the Xbox One in February, the NPD Group reported. Meanwhile, the Nintendo Switch broke records, as the hybrid console was crowned the fastest-selling console in the United States over its first year.

Video Games March 21, 2018

Nintendo Switch 5.0 Update Now Available: Here’s What’s New

The Nintendo Switch 5.0 firmware update is now available to download. It brings minor changes such as new icons, more secure parental controls, friend suggestions, and more.

Video Games March 13, 2018

Why Nintendo Switch Doesn’t Have Its Own Netflix App Yet, According to Executive

The Nintendo Switch doesn’t have Netflix, which is a perplexing anomaly given that the Switch is exactly the type of console you’d want to use Netflix on. Now, Netflix has provided more information as to why.

Video Games March 12, 2018

Super Smash Bros. For Nintendo Switch Speculations: Who Are The Fighters, And Will It Be A New Game?

'Super Smash Bros.' for the Nintendo Switch is finally confirmed to be launching this year. Who will be included in the roster, and will it be a port of the Nintendo Wii U or Nintendo 3DS versions of the game?

Video Games March 10, 2018

Solaire Getting A ‘Praise The Sun’ Amiibo For ‘Dark Souls: Remastered’ On Nintendo Switch

'Dark Souls: Remastered' for the Nintendo Switch is going to get its own Solaire of Astora amiibo figure. The game will also have a network test across different platforms before its May 25 launch.

Video Games March 9, 2018

Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy Is Making Its Way To The Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, And PC

After being showcased during the Nintendo Direct presentation, Activision confirmed that 'Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy' will be multi-platform. The remastered collection will come out for the Nintendo Switch, PC, and Xbox One.

Video Games March 9, 2018

Octopath Traveler Will Be Available For The Nintendo Switch On July 13

Square Enix producer Masashi Takahashi confirmed that 'Octopath Traveler' will be launched on July 13. The Nintendo Switch RPG will feature a mix of classic visuals and a unique combat system.

Video Games March 9, 2018

Super Smash Bros. For Nintendo Switch Will Launch This Year

Nintendo finally announced 'Super Smash Bros.' for the Nintendo Switch. The unveiling of the game for the hybrid console capped off an eventful Nintendo Direct presentation, which showcased the Nintendo Switch and 3DS games coming this year.

Video Games March 8, 2018

Nintendo Direct March 2018 Predictions: Will We Finally See 'Super Smash Bros.' And 'Pokémon' For Nintendo Switch?

The next Nintendo Direct will start very soon, leading to speculations on the games that will be featured in the presentation. Nintendo Switch owners are hoping that 'Super Smash Bros.' and 'Pokémon' will finally arrive to the hybrid console.

Video Games March 8, 2018

'Diablo III' For Nintendo Switch Confirmed, But Blizzard Will Keep Denying It

A report by Eurogamer confirmed that 'Diablo III' on Nintendo Switch is really happening. It will be the first Blizzard game on the hybrid console and will likely include the Reaper of Souls and Rise of the Necromancer expansions.

Video Games March 7, 2018

Players Upset Over The Nintendo Switch Resetting Play Time Logs After A Year

Nintendo Switch play time logs are being erased after a year, several players are surprised to discover. However, the erasure might not be permanent after all.

Video Games March 4, 2018

Did Blizzard Tease 'Diablo III' For Nintendo Switch? Rumors Now Running Rampant

A cryptic tweet by Blizzard ignited speculation that 'Diablo III' will soon arrive to the Nintendo Switch. The developer's non-denial response, along with other rumors, have further generated excitement among fans of the series.

Video Games March 3, 2018

Nintendo Confirms There Won’t Be A Switch 2.0 Anytime Soon, Says It’s More Keen On Peripherals

Nintendo confirmed it doesn't have plans on releasing a Nintendo Switch 2.0 upgrade anytime soon as it focuses on manufacturing and shipping to satisfy demand. Instead, the company will introduce peripherals to drum up hype during the console’s second year.

Video Games March 1, 2018

Nintendo Disables Switch User Reviews: It Was Just A 'Trial' Feature

Nintendo Switch user reviews have been removed from the eShop, just after a few days when it launched. According to a company rep, that's because the feature was just a 'trial.'

Video Games February 28, 2018

You Can Now Leave Switch Game Reviews On Nintendo’s Site: Here’s How

Nintendo now allows customers to leave reviews for their favorite Switch games on the site. It’s a small but important step in the way Nintendo engages with its user base.

Video Games February 24, 2018

DICE Awards 2018: 'The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild' Steals The Show

'The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild' took home four trophies at the 2018 DICE Awards, including Game of the Year. Nintendo dominated the annual event, which is hosted each year by the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences.

Video Games February 23, 2018

'Super Mario Odyssey' DLC Luigi's Balloon World Now Available: Gamers Are Cracking Up Over Things Luigi Says

Nintendo has rolled out the Luigi's Balloon World DLC for 'Super Mario Odyssey' on the Nintendo Switch. The update adds two interconnected game modes, three new costumes, and hilarious dialogue from Luigi.

Video Games February 23, 2018

Payday 2 On Nintendo Switch Will Get ‘Future Content Updates,’ Developers Confirm

Starbreeze Studios has now confirmed that the Nintendo Switch port of ‘Payday 2’ is based on an older version of the game. It also promised to release a series of updates after the game launches.

Video Games February 22, 2018

Video Game Industry On Fire: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, And Xbox One All Had A Great January 2018

The video game industry started 2018 strong, with the three major consoles all booking strong sales for the first month of the year. The figures suggest that the dominance of the PlayStation 4 might be over.

Video Games February 22, 2018

You Can Now Use Motion Controls To Play 'Doom' On Your Nintendo Switch

Bethesda just made the gameplay experience on 'Doom' for the Nintendo Switch even better. The developer added in motion controls to help players aim better and make the game more immersive, calling the feature 'Motion Aiming.'

Video Games February 20, 2018

Hackers Turn The Nintendo Switch Into A Linux Tablet

A hacker group called fail0verflow just uploaded a video showing a Nintendo Switch running Linux. It even supports touch input, has a web browser, and runs a GPU demo.

Video Games February 20, 2018

Mega Man Legacy Collection 1 And 2 For Nintendo Switch To Launch On May 22

The two editions of 'Mega Man Legacy Collection' will launch on the Nintendo Switch on May 22. The two retro collections, however, are just a precursor to even more things to come for fans of the Blue Bomber.

Video Games February 19, 2018

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

'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

'Bayonetta' And 'Bayonetta 2' Look Much Better On Nintendo Switch Than On Wii U: What Else Is New?

The dual pack of 'Bayonetta' and 'Bayonetta 2' look much better on the Nintendo Switch compared to the Wii U. The first two entries in the franchise are re-released to the hybrid console in preparation for 'Bayonetta 3.'

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

New 'Crash Bandicoot' Game Rumored For 2019 Launch After 'Crash Bandicoot: N.Sane Trilogy' Success

A new 'Crash Bandicoot' game is rumored to be in the works, with a planned launch date within 2019. The revival of the franchise is said to be due to the success of 'Crash Bandicoot: N. Sane Trilogy'.

Video Games February 5, 2018

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