Topic: Nintendo Switch

Nintendo Switch Sales Revealed And It's A Hit: 2.74M Units Sold Already, 10M Expected Next Year

Nintendo released its earnings report for FY2016 and the Switch console is off to a strong start. Nintendo reports 2.74 million Switch units sold already and expects to sell 10 million units next year.

Business Tech

Yes, Nintendo Switch VR Is Already Here - Sort Of [Video]

A YouTuber was able to test virtual reality on the Switch, showing that VR experiences on Nintendo’s new hybrid machine is possible. But is VR ideal for the console?

Video Games April 27, 2017

'Super Bomberman R' For Nintendo Switch Patch Brings New Features, Improves Frame Rate

Konami released a new patch for 'Super Bomberman R' that has transformed the game into a must-own multiplayer title for Nintendo Switch owners. This was made possible by Nintendo's new stance on game updates.

Video Games April 24, 2017

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Gives Access To All Unlockables, Except One: Here's How To Unlock Gold Mario

All the unlockables in 'Mario Kart 8 Deluxe' are opened up, expect for one. Gold Mario remains the only unlockable in the racing game, and here is how to unlock the shiny racer.

Video Games April 21, 2017

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Review Roundup: What Gamers Are Saying About The Improved Wii U Classic

Nintendo’s classic party game featuring the best Nintendo characters is back with 'Mario Kart 8 Deluxe.' Find out if it raced its way to the gamers' hearts with our 'Mario Kart 8 Deluxe' review roundup.

Video Games April 21, 2017

The FTC Warns Against Nintendo Switch Emulators: Here's How To Avoid Getting Scammed

The FTC has released an official warning against downloading software claiming to be legitimate Nintendo Switch emulators. Here’s what you need to know to avoid getting scammed.

Video Games April 20, 2017

20 Unreal Engine Games Are Under Development For Nintendo Switch

The Nintendo Switch is not resting on its laurels. Around 20 games using Unreal Engine 4 are currently under development for the console.

Video Games April 17, 2017

Nintendo Switch Mini In The Works? Smaller Hybrid Console May Be Released Next Year

Citigroup analysts believe that Nintendo will release a smaller version of the Nintendo Switch, the Nintendo Switch Mini, as soon as next year. Will the device follow the footsteps of the Nintendo 3DS?

Video Games April 17, 2017

Nintendo Switch Sales On Fire: 2.4 Million Units Sold Worldwide In First Month

Analysis by research firm SuperData estimated that 2.4 million units of the Nintendo Switch were sold in March. Is the hybrid console on its way to toppling the Wii as Nintendo's best-selling console of all time?

Video Games April 15, 2017

Hackers Vow to Crack The Nintendo Switch, Despite $20,000 Bug Bounty

Nintendo recently expanded its bug bounty program, offering up to $20,000 to those who would report Nintendo Switch exploits and vulnerabilities. Hackers, however, are confident that they will still be able to break open the hybrid console.

Video Games April 14, 2017

You Can Finally Buy A Standalone Nintendo Switch Dock Starting May 19, But Should You?

Nintendo has announced that standalone Switch docks will officially go up for sale on May 19. Still, there are a few reasons why many might possibly balk at purchasing one.

Video Games April 14, 2017

Nintendo Switch Becomes The Fastest-Selling Console In Nintendo’s History: Outsold PlayStation 4, Xbox One In March

The Nintendo Switch has become the fastest-selling console in the history of Nintendo consoles, as per sales figures released by NPD. Could the Switch signal a comeback for Nintendo after the failed Wii U?

Video Games April 13, 2017

New Nintendo Switch Accessories Coming Soon: Battery Grips, Neon Yellow Joy-Cons, And Standalone Dock

Nintendo has revealed new accessories for the Nintendo Switch through one of its Nintendo Direct live streams. These new add-ons are the battery grips, neon yellow Joy-Cons, and a standalone dock for the hybrid console.

Video Games April 13, 2017

Upcoming Nintendo Switch Games Release Dates Revealed: 'Arms,' 'Splatoon 2,' And Many Others

Some of the upcoming Nintendo Switch games' release dates have been announced via Nintendo Direct, and the lineup includes 'Arms,' 'Splatoon 2,' 'Minecraft,' and more.

Video Games April 13, 2017

Nintendo Will Give You $20,000 If You Can Hack The Switch

Instead of waiting for the hacks to occur themselves, Nintendo is actively looking for those who can report possible vulnerabilities, exploits, and bugs for its Switch console. It’s paying a good amount for anyone who can too.

Video Games April 13, 2017

It Took Only A Week To Port ‘Snake Pass’ To The Nintendo Switch: Why This Matters

Nintendo might be telling the truth with its claim that its newest hybrid console, the Switch, is easy to develop games for. 'Snake Pass,' for instance, took just a week to run on the system.

Video Games April 10, 2017

Will 'Overwatch' Be Released For Nintendo Switch? Difficult But Not Impossible, Game Director Says

'Overwatch' game director Jeff Kaplan, who is a big fan of the Nintendo Switch, has not ruled out the possibility that the multiplayer shooter will be ported to the hybrid console. The project, however, will be a very difficult one.

Video Games April 9, 2017

Nintendo NES Classic Edition And Nintendo Switch Limited Availability Are Frustrating Gamers: How And Where Can You Buy One

Where to buy the Nintendo Switch and NES Classic Edition? Here's a buying guide to help you purchase the consoles despite their limited availability.

Video Games April 8, 2017

How Much Does The Nintendo Switch Cost To Make? It's $257

The answer to how much the Nintendo Switch costs to make has been revealed, and it's $257. That's pretty close to the console's $299.99 MSRP.

Video Games April 7, 2017

Meet SwitchCharge: Nintendo Switch Case That Enhances Battery Life Of The Console

Nintendo Switch could soon get additional battery support thanks to a charging case dubbed SwitchCharge. This case would provide an additional 12,000 mAh battery support to the portable gaming console.

Gadgets April 7, 2017

Lego City Undercover Arrives On Nintendo Switch, PS4, Xbox One, And PC

'Lego City Undercover' released for the Xbox One, PS4, Switch, and PC on April 4 across North America. The game was originally released as a Wii U exclusive in 2013 and garnered mostly positive reviews.

Video Games April 6, 2017

Breath Of The Wild Producer Hints At More Open-World 'Zelda' Games: Players Show Possibilities In Sandbox Setting

'Breath of the Wild' is the first 'Zelda' game to have an open-world setting, and it won't be the last. That's according to a hint from the series' producer Eiji Aonuma.

Video Games April 5, 2017

The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Guide: How To Farm Dragon Horns

How to farm Dragon Horns in 'Breath of the Wild' to earn tons of rupees? All you need is a bow, a fire weapon, a bundle of wood, and the dragon Farosh.

Video Games April 4, 2017

The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Guide: 5 Must-Have Items And How To Get Them

In 'The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild,' the adventure in Hyrule can sometimes get a bit difficult, but with these five must-have items, it will be a whole deal easier.

Video Games April 3, 2017

Hearthstone On Nintendo Switch? Blizzard Says It Is Possible

Players of the popular online card battle ‘Hearthstone’ may one day play the game on the Nintendo Switch. No official plans yet, but the game designers think it’s a possibility.

Video Games April 3, 2017

Nintendo Switch Owner Reports Console Warping After About 40 Hours In Dock Mode

A Nintendo Switch owner is reporting that the console is starting to get warped after 40 to 50 hours of playing 'The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild' in dock mode.

Video Games April 2, 2017

Nintendo Sells 500,000 Switch Units In Japan Faster Than PlayStation 4

The Nintendo Switch keeps on rolling in its homeland as it hit the 500K mark in Japan in just four weeks. Rival PlayStation 4 took seven weeks to sell the same number.

Video Games April 1, 2017

Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Guide: How To Get The Hylian Shield With Or Without Amiibo

Everybody probably knows that the Hylian Shield is in 'The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild,' but for those who don't have it yet, here's how to get it with or without amiibo.

Video Games April 1, 2017

Scammers Taking Advantage Of Nintendo Switch Supply Shortage: Don't Be Fooled, Gamers!

The massive demand for the Nintendo Switch has caused a supply shortage that a GameStop executive believes will last for the rest of the year. Scammers have started taking advantage of the situation, so gamers should be careful with their purchases.

Video Games March 31, 2017

Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Patch Note Is Just 1 Line Long: Gamers Report Improved Frame Rate

The hit open-world RPG ‘The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild’ has released its latest update. But no one knows what the changes are as Nintendo just wrote a vague, one-line patch note.

Video Games March 31, 2017

Nintendo Switch Data Cannot Be Saved If The Console Bricks

Gamers using Nintendo Switch run the risk of losing all their data if the console bricks. The Nintendo Switch reportedly does not provide the option for external game data backup.

Video Games March 31, 2017

Nintendo 64 Transformed Into Nintendo Switch Dock: Another Solution For Screen Scratching Issues

One of the reported issues for the Nintendo Switch is scratched screens from being inserted into its dock. A redditor revealed a solution in the form of a Nintendo 64 transformed into a dock for the hybrid console.

Video Games March 29, 2017

Nintendo Switch Update 2.1.0 Now Available: No Virtual Console Support Just Yet, Though

Nintendo Switch update 2.1.0 has started rolling out, but before anyone gets their hopes up, the patch is pretty minor. That means there's no big features included, such as Virtual Console support.

Video Games March 29, 2017

Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Player Paraglides Across Hyrule For 20 Minutes In One Go

One of the latest challenges in 'The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild' is how far you can travel across Hyrule by paragliding, and the jaw-dropping record is now set at about 4.7 miles.

Video Games March 28, 2017

Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Creators' Favorite Shrines, Characters, And More Revealed [Video]

'The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild' developers have revealed all their favorite characters, locations, shrines, and food in the game, sharing some interesting tidbits to boot.

Video Games March 27, 2017

Reggie Fils-Aime: Nintendo Will 'Have A Big E3 This Year,' Confirms 3DS And Switch Titles Coming

According to Nintendo of America’s president, Reggie Fils-Aime, the company is in for a big presentation at this year’s E3. Titles for both the Switch and 3DS will be part of the show, according to him.

Video Games March 27, 2017

Nintendo Switch Will Have Supply Problems For The Rest Of The Year, GameStop Claims

In an earnings call, GameStop COO Tony Bartel revealed expectations that the Nintendo Switch supply problems will last for the rest of 2017, through the holiday season. This is due to the massive demand for the new Nintendo console.

Video Games March 26, 2017

'The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild' Guide: Season Pass Switch Shirt, DLC Chest Locations

'The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild' Season Pass puts three DLC chests in the Great Plateau, but they're not exactly easy to find. Here are the locations of the chests, including the Nintendo Switch shirt.

Video Games March 25, 2017

Apparently, Nintendo Switch Supports Vertical Mode For Some Games: Take A Look

The Nintendo Switch, in addition to its three main orientations, can also support a vertical mode, as found out by a Reddit user. The mode, however, is limited to Neo Geo titles on the eShop.

Video Games March 25, 2017

The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Cheats: Infinite Arrows And Unlimited Money And Stamina

As expected, 'The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild' cheats are plenty, but here are three that are arguably the most useful, from infinite arrows to unlimited money and stamina to climb mountains.

Video Games March 23, 2017

Nintendo Says Switch Joy-Con Issue Is A Result Of ‘Manufacturing Variation,’ Offers Dead Simple Fix

Nintendo has put the blame on manufacturing variation for the connectivity issues plaguing the Switch’s left Joy-Con. It now recommends that users send in problematic Joy-Con controllers for repair, as it has apparently found an easy fix.

Video Games March 22, 2017

'Bloodstained: Ritual Of The Night' Coming To Nintendo Switch, Wii U Port Gets Cancelled

'Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night,' the spiritual successor to the 'Castlevania' series, is getting a Nintendo Switch release after developers dropped the initial Wii U version. The game will release sometime in 2018.

Video Games March 22, 2017

The Nintendo Switch Was Almost An Android Device, But Cyanogen Said No

The Nintendo Switch was almost an Android device, as Nintendo approached Cyanogen to create a custom version of the operating system for the hybrid console. Cyanogen, however, refused Nintendo's request.

Video Games March 22, 2017

Square Enix To Release 'Secret Of Mana' Series On Nintendo Switch: Can You Read Japanese?

Square Enix will release the first three games in the 'Seiken Densetsu' series, known as the 'Secret of Mana' series, on the Nintendo Switch. The 'Seiken Densetsu Collection' will launch on June 1 in Japan.

Video Games March 21, 2017

Will The Nintendo Switch Do Better Than The Nintendo Wii? GameStop Exec Thinks So

GameStop senior director of merchandising Eric Bright believes that the Nintendo Switch could be on track to outperform the Nintendo Wii in terms of sales. The hybrid console had a successful launch, but will it be able to sustain momentum?

Video Games March 21, 2017

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