Topic: Nintendo Switch

'Mario Kart 8 Deluxe' To Have New Characters And Weapons, But No New Race Tracks

'Mario Kart 8 Deluxe,' the 'Mario Kart 8' port from Wii U heading over to the forthcoming Nintendo Switch, will not feature new tracks. There are, however, quite a number of changes, including new vehicles, racers, and more.

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Nintendo Switch Supports 2 TB microSD Cards, But It Won't Have Miiverse Or StreetPass

Nintendo’s proprietary social network for gaming called Miiverse and a beloved 3DS feature called StreetPass will not make it to the Switch, reports suggest. On a brighter note, the console will support 2 TB of expandable storage.

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Nintendo Switch Sold Out At GameStop, Preorders Already Unavailable Everywhere Else: Shades Of NES Classic Edition Supply Shortage?

Preorders for the Nintendo Switch are no longer available on GameStop, and on any other retailer. Will the hybrid console suffer from the same supply shortage issues that plagued the NES Classic Edition?

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'Sonic Mania' Is The Retro Game For Nintendo Switch: A Closer Look At The Hedgehog And His Buddies

Sega has confirmed that a reimagined Sonic game called 'Sonic Mania' is heading to the Nintendo Switch in spring. The 2D game should delight fans on account of new content, bosses, characters, and skills.

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Nintendo Switch Accessories Can Burn A Hole In Your Pocket: Here's Why

Nintendo gears up to bring its latest hybrid home console - the Switch - for $299.99. With a considerably high price for the console and its peripherals, would it be able to lure consumers?

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Nintendo Switch 'Mario Kart 8 Deluxe' Performance: 1080p/60 FPS When Docked, 720p/60 FPS When Undocked

'Mario Kart 8 Deluxe,' an upcoming game for the Nintendo Switch, will run at resolution much better than the Wii U’s when docked. Both dock and handheld modes, however, will output 60 frames per second regardless.

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Nintendo Switch Is Not Region Locked: Great News For Importers, Developers And Gamers From All Territories

A Nintendo Switch that is not region locked is great news for importers, game developers, and gamers excited for the release of Nintendo's newest console. Nintendo fans can play from any territory.


Nintendo Switch Supports Remote Parental Control

Nintendo Switch will support parental control to regulate the use of the console by children. Parents will be able to monitor the number of hours and the nature of games being played with the Nintendo Switch Parental Controls app.

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Nintendo Switch: Games Confimed Include 'Project Sonic 17,' 'Dragon Quest XI,' 'Splatoon 2,' 'Lego City Undercover' And More

Nintendo Switch is slated to get over 20 popular gaming titles and gamers will be able to indulge in them post March 3. Gamers will be able to enjoy titles like 'Splatoon 2,' 'Mario Kart 8 Deluxe' and more.

Video Games January 14, 2017

Nintendo Head Honcho Assures Switch Won't Repeat NES Classic Edition Supply Shortage, Addresses Backward Compatibility Concerns

It’s only logical to worry about the Switch’s availability, if the NES Classic Edition’s meager supply bears hints about the forthcoming console’s potential to suffer from the same shortage. Nintendo of America’s boss, however, says not to worry.

Video Games January 14, 2017

Nintendo Switch Now Up For Preorder: Here's How And Where To Buy The Hybrid Console

The Nintendo Switch’s price and release date has been announced, hitting shelves March 3 for $299. Several retailers are currently taking preorders for the console. Here’s how to get yours.

Video Games January 13, 2017

'Ultra Street Fighter II' Coming To Nintendo Switch, But Will You Be Able To Play It Properly?

'Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers' has been announced an upcoming fighting game for the Nintendo Switch. However, will gamers be able to play the title properly on the hybrid console's controllers?

Video Games January 13, 2017

'Super Mario Odyssey': New 3D Mario Title Heading For Nintendo Switch

‘Super Mario Odyssey’ is the newest game to be released in the ‘Mario’ franchise and is set to be launched with the Nintendo Switch. Gaming enthusiasts will be looking forward to testing the newest Mario game on the block.

Video Games January 13, 2017

How To Sell Or Trade In Your Nintendo 3DS, Wii U: For The Extra Cash To Buy The Switch

Failed to save up for the Nintendo Switch? Don’t worry. Here are a few things Wii U and 3DS owners can do to net some sweet cash before the Switch finally lands.

Video Games January 13, 2017

'The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild' Launch Date Confirmed For Nintendo Switch

Nintendo has announced that ‘The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild’ will be released on March 3, 2017. This game will be launched along with the Nintendo Switch and is a much-awaited release.

Video Games January 13, 2017

Nintendo Switch Priced At $299, Global Launch Confirmed For March 3

Nintendo has confirmed the release date and price for it latest gaming console the Nintendo Switch. There is a lot of excitement regarding the Joy-Con controllers included in the package which will cost $299 in the U.S.

Video Games January 13, 2017

Nintendo Switch Sales Will Outperform Wii U, Game Developers Say

According to a recent State of the Industry survey, 50 percent of developers think that Nintendo’s forthcoming console, the Switch, will outperform its predecessor, the Wii, in sales figures. But do they think its feature is world-changing?

Video Games January 13, 2017

Nintendo Switch Event About To Kick Off: Price, Release Date, Games, And Everything Else To Expect

The Nintendo Switch-focused event is almost upon us, poised to finally reveal key metrics about the console, launch games, and more. Here’s what to expect from the event.

Video Games January 12, 2017

Nintendo Switch Preorders Will Launch Jan. 13 In New York, But In Limited Quantity: Uh-Oh, Supply Shortage?

The Nintendo New York store will launch preorders for the Nintendo Switch on Jan. 13, but in limited quantity. Does this signal a supply shortage for the upcoming hybrid console?

Video Games January 12, 2017

'Shovel Knight' Confirmed To Get Nintendo Switch Port, New Name, Standalone Campaigns, And More

Developers announced that the beloved retro side scroller 'Shovel Knight' will see big changes this 2017. These include a name change, a price increase, and, of course, a new content.

Video Games January 11, 2017

Nintendo Switch Leaks Continue: Launch Games Lineup, 'Pokémon Stars' Confirmation, 'The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild' Skin, And More

Rumors and leaks continue to pile up for the Nintendo Switch, including the supposed list of launch games for the hybrid console. The official details for the device will soon be known through the presentation on Jan. 12.

Video Games January 11, 2017

Nintendo Switch Price Could Be Set At Around $250 In The US

The Nintendo Switch could cost $250 when it reaches stateside, a report from Japanese publication Nikkei suggests. The console’s official price tag will be revealed on Jan. 12.

Video Games January 9, 2017

'The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild' Will Be A Launch Title For The Nintendo Switch

It was previously reported that 'The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild' will not be ready when the Nintendo Switch is released in March. However, sources claim that the game will be a launch title for the hybrid console.

Video Games January 7, 2017

Nintendo Switch Rumored Release Date And Price May Have Been Confirmed By UK Retailer

A UK retailer may have just revealed the Nintendo Switch’s exact release date and price tag. If true, then the forthcoming hybrid console hits shelves March 17, and retail for around $250.

Video Games January 6, 2017

Nintendo Switch vs. Xbox Project Scorpio: Which Upcoming Console Should You Buy?

With the eventual release of the Nintendo Switch in March and the imminent unveiling of Microsoft’s Project Scorpio, a firm console war could potentially ensue. Which console should you get?

Video Games January 4, 2017

Puzzle-Adventure Game 'Rime' No Longer PS4 Exclusive, Will Be Released For PC, Xbox One, And Nintendo Switch

The long-anticipated 'Rime,' no longer an exclusive PlayStation 4 title, will also be released for the PC, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch. The puzzle-adventure game will be released in May, according to developer Tequila Works.

Video Games January 4, 2017

'Dragon Quest XI' Video Shows Off Combat, Camping, And Dragon Riding: Coming Soon To PS4, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Switch

New footage for 'Dragon Quest XI' revealed several gameplay aspects, including combat, camping, and riding on dragons. The game is set to be released next year for the PlayStation 4, Nintendo 3DS, and the upcoming Nintendo Switch.

Video Games January 2, 2017

Nintendo Switch Might Not Have Enough Power To Support Current-Gen Ports

Another feat of pessimism has hit Nintendo’s forthcoming hybrid console, again in relation to its processing capabilities, this time coming from a former Ubisoft employee. The Switch won’t be powerful enough to support current-generation ports, the employee has opined.

Video Games January 2, 2017

Nintendo Switch To Have Bluetooth And 5 GHz Wi-Fi Support But No 3G Or LTE, FCC Filing Reveals

The Nintendo Switch will have Bluetooth and Wi-Fi ac connectivity, but it won’t support 3G or LTE connections, a recently published FCC filing suggests. The system, which launches March 2017, will be put under a spotlight come Jan. 12, 2017.

Video Games December 31, 2016

Top 10 Tech News Of 2016: Galaxy Note 7, 'Pokémon GO,' Nintendo Switch, AirPods, Touch Bar, And More

As 2016 comes to a close, let’s take a brief glance at the controversy-addled year, filled with breaches, VR headsets, and exploding Note 7 devices. Here are the biggest tech news of 2016.

Gadgets December 31, 2016

Nintendo Switch Release Date May Have Already Been Revealed By MyNintendo

Nintendo may have already revealed the release date of the Nintendo Switch through its MyNintendo rewards program. The information was not outright posted, but a Redditor noticed a discrepancy that hinted at the hybrid console's launch date.

Video Games December 30, 2016

FCC Report Suggests Nintendo Switch Won't Have Replaceable Battery: Could This Be A Problem?

The Switch is Nintendo's must win gaming device, but it would seem the company is trying to break its own legs if the FCC report is true. As it stands, Nintendo could release the Switch without a replaceable battery option, similar to how many smartphones and tablets are designed.

Video Games December 29, 2016

Nintendo Switch To Come With Non-Removable Battery, FCC Filing Says

A new FCC filing suggests that the Nintendo Switch’s battery will not be removable, which toughens up the console’s repair prospects. The forthcoming hybrid console by Nintendo ships March next year.

Video Games December 28, 2016

Nintendo Switch Performance Faster When Docked, But Still Not As Powerful As The PS4

The Nintendo Switch surpasses the Wii U, but lags behind the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 in terms of power, according to reports. The console is also reported to be 40 percent less powerful when undocked.

Video Games December 20, 2016

Nintendo Switch Preview Tour: Here's When And Where You Can Play The Upcoming Console Before Official March Launch

Nintendo has now announced dates and locations for the Nintendo Switch preview tour, beginning Jan. 13 and ending March 5, 2017. The tour kicks off after Nintendo’s Jan. 12 event, where it’s expected to reveal more Switch details.

Video Games December 19, 2016

Nintendo Switch News Roundup: Specs, Possible Price, Launch Games, GameCube Virtual Console Support And Everything Else We Know

The Nintendo Switch has enjoyed plenty of rumors since its reveal late October, but all will be revealed come Jan. 12, 2017 during an event focusing on the console’s price, launch games and availability. Here’s what we know so far.

Video Games December 17, 2016

Nintendo Switch Patents Reveal Touchscreen, VR Headset, Alternate Controllers: Will All These Be Available Once The Hybrid Console Launches?

Several patent applications covering the Nintendo Switch reveal several interesting tidbits regarding the upcoming hybrid console. If all these features would be present in the device, Nintendo might have a blockbuster in its hands.

Video Games December 16, 2016

Nintendo Switch Specs Don't Even Match 3-Year-Old PlayStation 4: Report

Nintendo has scheduled a Jan. 12 media event to disclose more information about the upcoming Nintendo Switch console, but some details have already slipped through the cracks. According to the latest report, the Switch will have lower-end specs than 3-year-old PlayStation 4.

Gadgets December 15, 2016

Nintendo Switch Presentation Live Stream: Here's When And How To Watch

Nintendo is slated to give more details about its upcoming hybrid console, the Switch, during a press event in Tokyo come Jan. 12, which will be livestreamed globally. Here’s when and where to watch the livestream.

Video Games December 14, 2016

The Tonight Show's Jimmy Fallon Played 'Super Mario Run,' 'The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild' On The Nintendo Switch

'Super Mario Run' for mobile devices and 'The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild' on the Nintendo Switch made an appearance on 'The Tonight Show.' Comedian host Jimmy Fallon was able to play both games, making gamers worldwide jealous.

Video Games December 8, 2016

Have You Ever Wondered How The Nintendo Switch Got Its Name? Here Are The 2 Reasons Behind It

A spokesperson for Nintendo revealed the reasons behind the decision to name its upcoming hybrid console as the Nintendo Switch. The reasons show the mindset that the company has for the highly anticipated device.

Video Games December 8, 2016

Nintendo Switch Will Reportedly Support GameCube Virtual Console: 'Super Mario Sunshine,' 'Luigi's Mansion' And 'Super Smash Bros. Melee' In Tow

GameCube games may be playable on the Switch, according to reports. Emulation testing on the console has apparently been completed with successful results. Among the games in tow are 'Super Mario Sunshine,' 'Luigi's Mansion' and 'Super Smash Bros. Melee.'

Video Games December 7, 2016

Nintendo Switch Latest News And Update: New Leak Reveals Game Console Will Charge Via USB-C

The Nintendo Switch might support USB-C charging, at least according to a recent retailer leak, which has now been pulled. If USB-C does come standard with the upcoming hybrid console, Nintendo might be done with proprietary charging cables.

Video Games December 7, 2016

Do You Want To Get Your Hands On The Nintendo Switch? Make Your Way To New York On Jan. 13

Nintendo is said to be planning the hands-on debut of the Nintendo Switch in New York City on Jan. 13. The event will come right after the planned Nintendo Switch Presentation 2017 on Jan. 12.

Video Games November 30, 2016

'Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild' Rumored Launch With Nintendo Switch Not Happening, Insider Says

After suffering numerous delays during development, ‘Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild’ is apparently getting delayed once more. The game, believed to be launching with the Nintendo Switch in March, will skip the console’s launch date.

Video Games November 24, 2016

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