Tag: Nintendo Switch

This 3D Printed Nintendo Switch Arcade Cabinet Also Cools and Charges The Hybrid Console

The Nintendo Switch Arcade Cabinet by ConcaveChest does more than just hold the hybrid console, as it also offers cooling and charging functions. Nintendo Switch owners with 3D printers should definitely give this project a look.

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NPD Report: Nintendo Switch Outsold PlayStation 4 And Xbox One In July Thanks To ‘Splatoon 2’

Nintendo is having a fine year. NPD Group has just released gaming statistics for July 2017, and it’s clear that Nintendo is performing extremely well thanks to the Switch.

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Sonic Mania On Nintendo Switch Has A Home Button Problem, But You Should Still Buy The Game

Nintendo Switch players have reported various bugs for 'Sonic Mania,' including a delayed response when pressing the hybrid console's Home button. Are the issues serious enough to stop players from buying the game?

Video Games August 15, 2017

Nintendo Switch Stock To Arrive At All GameStop Stores Today, Aug. 15: You Might Want To Fall In Line Early

All GameStop stores will replenish their Nintendo Switch stocks on Aug.15. Here is another chance for gamers to purchase the elusive hybrid console, which is still generating a massive amount of hype months after its release.

Video Games August 15, 2017

Nintendo Switch Controllers Hit With Patent Dispute: Legitimate Lawsuit Or Attempt To Leech Off Hybrid Console's Success?

Accessory maker Gamevice claimed that Nintendo infringed on a patent that it holds with the Joy-Cons of the Nintendo Switch. Is this a legitimate lawsuit, or is Gamevice looking to leech off the success of the hybrid console?

Video Games August 12, 2017

Nintendo World Championships Return This October: How You Can Join

Heads up, Nintendo fans: the company is bringing back the Nintendo World Championships this October in New York. Here’s how you can qualify for the big event.

Video Games August 9, 2017

Dusk Form Lycanroc Revealed For 'Pokémon Ultra Sun' and 'Ultra Moon': Will There Be A Dawn Form Too?

The Pokémon Company revealed the Dusk Form of Lycanroc as a new Pokémon that will be available in the upcoming 'Pokémon Ultra Sun' and 'Ultra Moon.' It is unclear, however, how players will be able to acquire it.

Video Games August 7, 2017

Square Enix Unveils 'Dragon Quest Builders 2' For PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch; Original Trilogy Coming Soon To PlayStation 4, Nintendo 3DS

Square Enix has good news for 'Dragon Quest' fans. 'Dragon Quest Builders 2' will launch on the PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch, and ports of the original 'Dragon Quest' trilogy will come to the PlayStation 4 and Nintendo 3DS.

Video Games August 6, 2017

RiME For Nintendo Switch Gets Nov. 14 Release Date: Should You Go Physical Or Digital?

The Nintendo Switch version of 'RiME' will launch on Nov. 14, the game’s developers have now announced. The physical version, while a tad bit more expensive, comes with extras.

Video Games August 4, 2017

Nintendo Switch Will Get Remastered ‘Resident Evil Revelations’ Bundle Later This Year

Capcom has just announced that 'Resident Evil Revelations Collection' will be hitting the Switch later this year. It contains both 'Resident Evil Revelations' titles for $39.99 or $19.99 each.

Video Games August 2, 2017

Splatoon 2 amiibo Guide: How To Unlock Special Gears

Dust off your old Splatoon amiibo, folks! 'Splatoon 2' has now been officially released for the Nintendo Switch. Here’s how to get all special gear sets if you have the compatible amiibo.

Video Games July 24, 2017

The Nintendo Switch Will Soon End An Era For Nintendo: Two-Gadget Strategy To Dissolve Soon

Nintendo has long used a two-gadget strategy, with one home console and one handheld gaming device in the market. However, the success of the Nintendo Switch, a hybrid console, will likely make the company move away from that approach.

Video Games July 22, 2017

Nintendo Switch Online App Rolls Out: Voice Chat Feature Already Drawing Fire From Gamers

Nintendo has rolled out the Nintendo Switch online app for iOS and Android devices a few days before the arrival of 'Splatoon 2.' However, players who have tried out the service's voice chat are already disappointed with the feature.

Video Games July 20, 2017

Splatoon 2 Review Roundup: What Gamers Are Saying About The Nintendo Switch Shooter

Critics have now weighed in on Nintendo’s sequel to 'Splatoon,' 'Splatoon 2.' Generally, they seem to say that while 'Splatoon 2' is a great game, it’s not without its limitations, particularly in terms of online play.

Video Games July 18, 2017

Splatoon To Get An Anime Adaptation That Will Be Available Online Via YouTube

An animated show inspired by 'Splatoon' has now been officially announced. The show will follow our beloved Inklings as they engage in Turf Wars, debuting this August.

Video Games July 18, 2017

Kingdom Hearts 3 Nintendo Switch Port Could Happen Only After PS4, Xbox One Versions Roll Out

The director of 'Kingdom Hearts 3' has now made comments about a possible Switch port alongside Xbox One and PS4 versions of the game. While he said it’s certainly possible, there’s still no reason to get one’s hopes up.

Video Games July 16, 2017

Nintendo Releases Arms Version 2.0 Update: Hedlok Scramble Game Mode, New Playable Character Max Brass, And More

Nintendo has finally rolled out 'Arms' 2.0.0, which includes several additions. The newest patch brings Max Brass as a playable fighter, introduces a new arena and a new game mode, and includes plenty of under-the-hood changes.

Video Games July 12, 2017

Nintendo Switch's 'Splatoon 2' Graphics Improved A Lot Compared With The Original Game On Wii U

Before ‘Splatoon 2’ arrives July 21, someone has already put the game and its predecessor, ‘Splatoon,’ side-by-side. The astonishing results basically confirm that ‘Splatoon 2’ is a step up from the original Wii U hit.

Video Games July 12, 2017

Looking Forward To The Next 'The Legend Of Zelda' Game? You Might Have To Wait For A While

Series producer Eiji Aonuma revealed that it might be a while before the next 'The Legend of Zelda' game is released. Meanwhile, the development team will focus on 'The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild' and its DLC.

Video Games July 10, 2017

Nintendo Switch Keyboard Lets You Dock Your Joy-Cons And Have The Console QWERTY Experience

A clever accessory brand has designed a Switch keyboard accessory that features sides where you can slide both Joy-Con into. Launching Sept. 30, the device already looks miles ahead of Hori’s similar accessory for the console.

Video Games July 9, 2017

Nintendo Switch Online Mobile App To Launch Alongside 'Splatoon 2': Here's What Gamers Can Do With It

Nintendo will launch the Nintendo Switch Online mobile app for iOS and Android devices on July 21, alongside the release of ink-based shooter 'Splatoon 2' for the hybrid console. What will the app offer to gamers?

Video Games July 7, 2017

Here's When You Can Download Shovel Knight, Shantae For Free In 'Blaster Master Zero'

Inti Creates has now officially announced that it’s bringing two playable characters over to 'Blaster Master Zero': Shantae and Shovel Knight. Players will be able to download both for free, but only for a limited time.

Video Games July 5, 2017

Sorry, Nintendo Switch Owners: No 'Call Of Duty: WWII' For You

Clues hinted that 'Call of Duty: WWII' will be released on the Nintendo Switch, but Sledgehammer Games denied it. There is still a chance that an unannounced 'Call of Duty' game is coming to the hybrid console though.

Video Games July 4, 2017

Nintendo Switch Gets The Sheikah Slate Treatment, And It Looks Like Something Out Of 'Zelda: Breath Of The Wild'

MakoMod has just created a special Nintendo Switch skin that makes it look like the Sheikah Slate, straight out of 'Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.' It even comes with a matching dock that follows the theme extensively.

Video Games July 3, 2017

Leaked Nintendo Switch SDK Hints 2 Highly Requested Features Are Arriving Soon

Leaked developer documents and software development kit for the Nintendo Switch hinted at two major features coming to the hybrid console. If the leaks are true, the features will solve some of the weaknesses of the Nintendo Switch.

Video Games July 3, 2017

More Wii U Games Could Hit Nintendo Switch, Says Company Exec

The Nintendo Switch has stirred great interest so far and things are looking up, according to a company executive. More Wii U games could make their way to the new console, sporting new features and content to make them more appealing.

Video Games June 26, 2017

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 June 23, 2017

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

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