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Nintendo Switch Pro Model Reportedly Delayed, But Cheaper And Smaller Version Will Arrive This Fall

Nikkei reports that a next-generation Nintendo Switch model is further off than initially rumored. A smaller version that’s cheaper than the current console will reportedly arrive this fall, though.

Video Games April 18, 2019

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Adds Joker From ‘Persona 5’ Via DLC, Stage Builder, And Video Editor

Version 3.0 of ‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’ adds a new Stage Builder and video editor. If you can afford the optional DLC, you also get Joker from 'Persona 5.'

Video Games April 17, 2019

Nintendo Switch Update 8.0.0 Out Now: Zoom, Save Transfers, New Icons, Everything Else

Firmware version 8.0.0 is now out for all Nintendo Switch owners, adding a way to transfer save data, new profile icons, and more. Read the full patch notes here.

Video Games April 16, 2019

'Zelda: Breath Of The Wild,' 'Super Mario Odyssey' To Be Playable In VR With Nintendo's Labo

'The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild' and 'Super Mario Odyssey' are going to be playable in virtual reality. Nintendo is set to launch free VR updates that make the Switch games compatible with its Labo VR kit.

Video Games April 5, 2019

Nintendo Switch Online Gets 3 New Games For April: Check Them Out

Heads up, Nintendo Switch Online subscribers: three NES titles are coming your way. All subscribers will be able to download the games beginning April 10.

Video Games April 3, 2019

Nintendo Website For 2019 E3 Now Up And Running

Nintendo launched a new website in preparation for the upcoming Electronic Entertainment Expo. The website was put up specifically to communicate Nintendo's plans, new game announcements, and tournament news related to E3 2019 in June.

Video Games April 1, 2019

Nintendo Could Be Working On 2 Switch Variants

Sources revealed that Nintendo is working on two switch variants: a higher-end model and a budget one. The upcoming Switch variants are reportedly slated for official unveiling at E3 2019 in Los Angeles in June.

Video Games March 27, 2019

Taking Cues From ‘Nintendo Direct,’ Sony Will Debut First ‘State Of Play’ Presentation On March 25

Sony is cloning Nintendo Direct as State of Play. The first debuts on March 25, which will include new games, trailers, and updates on upcoming titles.

Video Games March 23, 2019

Cuphead And Xbox Live Coming To Nintendo Switch, Plus A Ton Of New Indies

Yup, 'Cuphead' is coming to Nintendo Switch, which means it won’t be a Microsoft exclusive anymore. Enjoy the critically acclaimed hand-drawn title on April 18.

Video Games March 21, 2019

Want A Nintendo Gaming Smartphone? Reports Say Your Wish Might Just Come True

Rumors about a possible Nintendo gaming smartphone is making the rounds on the internet. The Japanese video game maker is reportedly considering entering the gaming handset market to compete with Razer and Xiaomi.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 19, 2019

Nintendo Celebrates MAR10 Day With Deals On Mario Games And A Switch Bundle

It's March 10, and in Nintendo's parlance, it's MAR10 Day or Mario Day. This time around, the company is celebrating the event with deals on Mario games and a Switch bundle.

Video Games March 10, 2019

Nintendo Brings VR Gaming To The Switch With New Labo Kit

The Nintendo Labo VR Kit launches this April for $80. The main full kit will include VR goggles and all peripherals, but Nintendo will also release a starter kit for those who just want to try it out.

Video Games March 7, 2019

Pokémon Sword And Shield Guide: Preorder Bonuses And Where To Preorder Them

The two new mainline Pokémon games 'Pokémon Sword' and 'Pokémon Shield' are finally here. While there's no release date yet, they're already up for preorder across major retailers.

Video Games March 1, 2019

Pokémon Sword And Shield Announced For Nintendo Switch: Meet The Starters

'Pokémon Sword' and 'Pokémon Shield,' out later this year, are the first mainline 'Pokémon' entries for the Nintendo Switch. The games will take place in a new region called Galar, and features three new starters: Grookey, Scorbunny, and Sobble.

Video Games February 28, 2019

Someone's Trying To Run Android On The Nintendo Switch

The Nintendo Switch could soon be used as an Android tablet. That's thanks to one developer who's trying to run the operating system on the hybrid console.

Gadgets February 22, 2019

New ‘Pokémon GO’ Item Called Team Medallion Will Let You Change Teams, But Here’s The Catch

A new item called the Team Medallion will become available starting Feb. 26 in 'Pokémon GO.' For $1,000 PokéCoins, it allows players to switch teams, but only once per year.

Video Games February 22, 2019

Nintendo Of America President Reggie Fils-Aimé Announces Retirement: Here’s How The Video Game Community Reacted

Reggie Films-Aimé will be replaced by current sales and marketing head Doug Bowser in April. Films-Aime came to Nintendo in 2003 and garnered celebrity status shortly thereafter for his fun and wacky persona.

Video Games February 22, 2019

Nintendo Reportedly Has 12 Unannounced Switch Games For This Year

If Emily Rogers is correct, Nintendo is releasing 'Metroid Prime Trilogy' for the Switch this year. Plus 11 other games, one of which is apparently a secret project by Retro Studios.

Video Games February 11, 2019

Top 10 Best-Selling Nintendo Switch Games Revealed, 5 Of Which Have Sold Over 10M Copies

The numbers are in, and the rankings are out. Notably, 'Super Smash Bros. Ultimate' is among the top 10 best-selling Nintendo Switch games, despite launching just a few weeks ago in December.

Video Games February 3, 2019

Dr. Mario World Coming To Smartphones This Summer

'Dr. Mario World' is coming to iOS and Android this summer. Not much is known at the moment, other than it will be free-to-play but offer in-app purchases.

Video Games February 1, 2019

Rumor: Cheaper, Smaller Nintendo Switch Is Launching This 2019

According to a new report, Nintendo is going to release a new Switch model that's smaller and focused on portability. It's expected to be more affordable too, but it's going to lose some features to keep the price down.

Video Games January 31, 2019

Metroid Prime 4 Restarting Development, Nintendo Confirms Retro Is Now Working On Title, Apologizes To Fans

'Metroid Prime 4' isn’t progressing as smoothly as fans hoped. Retro Studios is now in charge of the title, with development essentially starting from scratch.

Video Games January 26, 2019

The Nintendo Switch Was The Best-Selling Console Of 2018

NPD’s latest report is in. The Nintendo Switch was the best-selling console of 2018 in the United States, and ‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’ was among the best selling-games of the year.

Video Games January 23, 2019

Datamined Nintendo Switch Online Code Reveals 22 SNES Games In The Pipeline

Nintendo Switch Online could be getting SNES games in the foreseeable future. That's according to a dataminer who found code strings that refer to at least 22 SNES titles.

Video Games January 13, 2019

New Nintendo Switch, 3DS Games Coming This March: 'Yoshi's Crafted World,' 'Kirby's Extra Epic Yarn'

Nintendo has announced the release dates of 'Yoshi's Crafted World' and 'Kirby's Extra Epic Yarn' for the Switch and 3DS. The new games are coming this March.

Video Games January 8, 2019

Nintendo Switch And 3DS Games Are Now Available On The Humble Bundle Store

The Humble Bundle Store is now selling Nintendo Switch and 3DS games. Titles such as 'The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild' and 'Super Smash Bros. Ultimate' are up for grabs.

Video Games January 8, 2019

Nintendo To Stop Creating New Home Consoles In The Future, Says President

Nintendo could move away from developing standalone home consoles in the future, according to its new president. It also plans to make more smartphone games.

Video Games January 7, 2019

Rumor: New Nintendo Switch Model Will Only Support Handheld Mode

The Nintendo Switch will see a revamped model that can only support handheld mode, according to an analyst. Another analyst says there’ll be a Pro version of the console as well.

Video Games January 3, 2019

Second ‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’ Character DLC Possibly Leaked

A character from the 'Dragon Quest' series could arrive on 'Super Smash Bros. Ultimate' via a future DLC. If rumors are true, get ready for Erdrick, Smash fans.

Video Games December 17, 2018

Nintendo Says It Won’t Make NES Or SNES Classic Editions Anymore

The NES Classic and SNES Classic won’t outlast the holiday season. Nintendo has confirmed that both mini consoles are going away forever after this season’s festivities.

Video Games December 15, 2018

Nintendo Officially Shuts Down Creators Program: Why Was It So Controversial?

Well, that didn’t take too long. Nintendo has officially announced that it would be closing the curtains on its ultra-controversial creators program, causing content creators all around the world to cheer.

Video Games November 29, 2018

Rumor: ‘Legend Of Zelda: Skyward Sword’ Getting A Nintendo Switch Port

‘Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword’ might be coming over to the Nintendo Switch. The question is, will Nintendo choose to incorporate the original Wii title’s motion controls?

Video Games November 25, 2018

Nintendo Switch Might Finally Be Getting YouTube

Apparently, YouTube is coming to Nintendo Switch on Nov. 8. The app has languished in terms of video streaming services since its release, but that gap might finally be closing little by little.

Video Games November 5, 2018

Nintendo's 'Dragalia Lost' Earns $16 Million In First 2 Weeks: Better Than 'Animal Crossing' And Chasing 'Super Mario Run'

Nintendo's new mobile RPG, 'Dragalia Lost,' raked in $16 million in its first two weeks. The game is not as successful as 'Super Mario Run' and 'Fire Emblem Heroes,' but one characteristic makes its earnings much more impressive.

Video Games October 12, 2018

New Nintendo Switch On The Way Next Year, Possibly With An Upgraded Screen

A new Nintendo Switch will launch next year, according to The Wall Street Journal. Nintendo is still figuring out what to change in the hybrid console, but one of the possibilities is to update its lower-end LCD screen.

Video Games October 5, 2018

The Nintendo Switch Would Not Have Happened Without The Wii U

The Nintendo Switch is a massive success, bringing Nintendo back to its glory days. However, according to Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aimé, the hybrid console would not have happened if not for its predecessor, the Nintendo Wii U.

Video Games October 4, 2018

New Nintendo RPG 'Dragalia Lost' Arrives To iOS And Android As Free Download

Nintendo has launched 'Dragalia Lost,' a new mobile free-to-play RPG with turn-based combat, anime characters, and dragons. The game also has a gacha element to it, allowing players to recruit more heroes by spending in-game currency.

Video Games September 28, 2018

Nintendo Shuts Down Real-Life 'Mario Kart' In Japan

Nintendo won its lawsuit against the Japanese company that brought 'Mario Kart' to life in the streets of Tokyo. Fans of the racing franchise may have something else to look forward to, though, namely an attraction in Super Nintendo World.

Video Games September 28, 2018

Nintendo Switch Online Hack Arrives Less Than A Day After Launch: Play Your Own ROMs On NES Emulator

Nintendo Switch Online was already hacked within a day since its Sept. 18 launch. Hackers figured out that they can add and play their own ROMs on the service's NES emulator.

Video Games September 21, 2018

Nintendo Switch 'Fortnite' Bundle Coming Soon For $300: Is It A Good Deal?

The Nintendo Switch 'Fortnite' bundle, which will be released on Oct. 5, will carry a price tag of $299.99. What does the bundle contain, and is it a good deal?

Video Games September 19, 2018

Nintendo Direct September 2018: New Nintendo Switch Games, Nintendo Switch Online, And Wireless NES Controllers

The latest Nintendo Direct revealed several new Nintendo Switch games, including 'Animal Crossing,' 'New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe' and several 'Final Fantasy' games. The video also revealed new wireless NES controllers for the classic games in Nintendo Switch Online.

Video Games September 14, 2018

Nintendo Switch Online Release Date Set For Sept. 18: Gamers Get 1-Week Free Trial

The Nintendo Switch Online launch is finally happening, after a delay of one and a half years. The service will roll out on Sept. 18, and will offer a one-week trial to Nintendo Switch gamers.

Video Games September 13, 2018

Nintendo Switch Online Cloud Save Will Not Work With All Games: Here's The Strange Explanation

Some Nintendo Switch games, such as the upcoming 'Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu!' and 'Let's Go, Eevee!,' will not support Nintendo Switch Online cloud saves. Nintendo's explanation for the restriction, which specifically cited 'Splatoon 2,' was baffling.

Video Games September 11, 2018

Nintendo Labo Vehicle Kit To Roll Out Next Month For $70: Here's What We Know About It

Nintendo users can start purchasing the Nintendo Labo Vehicle Kit starting Sept. 14. Priced at $69.99, the Vehicle Kit is the third installment of Nintendo’s self-assembly cardboard game controller.

Video Games August 24, 2018

Nintendo Switch Outsold PlayStation 4 In July With The Help Of 'Octopath Traveler'

The Nintendo Switch found itself on top of hardware sales charts for July with the help of 'Octopath Traveler.' The Square Enix RPG was the best-selling game for the month, interestingly followed by 2013's 'Grand Theft Auto V.'

Video Games August 23, 2018

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