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'Super Mario Bros. 3' On Nintendo Switch: Enough To Make You Sign Up For Nintendo Switch Online?

Nintendo uploaded an image of 'Super Mario Bros. 3' running on the Nintendo Switch. The video game company is trying to hype up the arrival of Nintendo Switch Online, which will launch around the end of September.

Video Games

Hidden Virtual Reality Mode On Nintendo Switch Revealed, But Don’t Get Excited Yet

Ever since the Nintendo Switch was released, fans have been asking Nintendo about whether it’ll support virtual reality in the future. As it turns out, it just might.

Video Games August 11, 2018

Ubisoft To Launch 'Child Of Light' And 'Valiant Hearts' On Nintendo Switch This Year, But Not 'Steep'

Ubisoft confirmed that RPG platformer 'Child of Light' and plot-driven 'Valiant Hearts: The Great War' will launch on the Nintendo Switch this year. Open-world extreme snow sports game 'Steep,' however, is no longer happening for the hybrid console.

Video Games August 10, 2018

Nintendo Announces ‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’ Limited Edition Bundle, Comes With A GameCube Controller

Nintendo has revealed a 'Super Smash Bros. Ultimate' Limited Edition bundle that will come with a GameCube controller and an adapter for the Switch. Pricing details have yet to be revealed, but the bundle itself comes out Dec. 7.

Video Games August 9, 2018

Nintendo Switch Online Subscription Will Not Be Required For Free-To-Play Games Like 'Fortnite'

Eagle-eyed gamers spotted a missing disclaimer on free-to-play Nintendo Switch games, including the massively popular 'Fortnite,' on the Nintendo eShop. This likely means that the titles will not need a Nintendo Switch Online subscription, once the service launches next month.

Video Games August 8, 2018

How To Properly Pronounce NES, According To Nintendo Itself

Nintendo is officially ending the whole NES pronunciation debate. The correct way to pronounce NES, according to the company, is ‘Ness,’ just like the character from ‘Earthbound.’

Video Games August 5, 2018

NES Classic Edition Outsold PlayStation 4 And Xbox One In June: Report

The NES Classic Edition was the best-selling console in June, topping all the major home consoles in the market. 'Mario Tennis Aces' was the best-selling game in the same period.

Video Games August 2, 2018

Nintendo Has Sold Nearly 20 Million Switch Units: What It Needs To Do For The Next 20 Million

The Nintendo Switch has sold nearly 20 million units worldwide. However, Nintendo needs to think about the console’s future beyond ‘Pokémon’ and ‘Smash Bros. Ultimate.’

Video Games July 31, 2018

New Nintendo Labo Kit Announced: Check Out These Car, Plane, And Submarine Toy-Cons

Nintendo just showcased a bunch of new Toy-Cons that’ll be part of the forthcoming Vehicle Kit for Nintendo Labo. At $70, players get a car, an airplane, and a submarine, plus a promising new game to try them all on.

Video Games July 27, 2018

Nintendo Escalates Fight Against Piracy, Files Lawsuit Against 2 Major ROM Websites

Nintendo filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against LoveROMs and LoveRETRO, which are major online sources for ROMs of games for classic Nintendo consoles such as the NES and SNES. The legal action follows Nintendo's attempt to curb Nintendo Switch piracy.

Video Games July 23, 2018

Nintendo Labo Creators Contest Winners Include 'The Legend Of Zelda' Piano, Alarm Clock, And Solar-Powered Accordion

Nintendo recognized several amazing projects in the Nintendo Labo Creators Contest, which divided the entries into three categories. Among the Nintendo Labo creations that were highlighted, arguably the most impressive one was a solar-powered accordion.

Video Games July 16, 2018

This Nintendo Switch Accessory Fixes One Of The Console’s Biggest Problems

The Nintendo Switch frustratingly doesn’t support wireless headphones, a feature Nintendo should’ve added as standard. A Kickstarter campaign aims to solve that problem once and for all.

Video Games July 15, 2018

Octopath Traveler Review Roundup: Square Enix Brings Its Magic To The Nintendo Switch

'Octopath Traveler,' a new Square Enix RPG for the Nintendo Switch, is finally here. Reviews on the game have been mostly positive, making it a must-buy for fans of the genre.

Video Games July 13, 2018

Hidden NES Emulator Discovered In 'Animal Crossing' For Nintendo GameCube

Security researcher James Chambers discovered that the in-game NES in 'Animal Crossing' for the Nintendo GameCube looked at the console's memory card whenever it is accessed. Apparently, the digital console is a full-fledged NES emulator.

Video Games July 13, 2018

New Nintendo Switch Units Come With Hardware Patches To Make Them More Hack-Proof

Nintendo is reportedly shipping new Switch unit with upgraded protections. The patched systems are allegedly more resistant to hacking attempts, such as the infamous Fusée Gelée exploit.

Video Games July 12, 2018

Nintendo Switch Hack Enables Nintendo 64, GameCube, And Game Boy Advance Emulation

A hacker has proven that the Nintendo Switch is capable of running Nintendo 64, GameCube, and Game Boy Advance emulators. Will this eventually lead to Nintendo Switch piracy?

Video Games July 8, 2018

SNK 40th Anniversary Collection To Launch On Nintendo Switch In November: What Retro Games Are Included?

The 'SNK 40th Anniversary Collection' will launch as a Nintendo Switch exclusive in November. A new trailer also revealed some of the games that will be included in the collection, with more titles to be announced soon.

Video Games July 5, 2018

Nintendo Confident It’ll Ship 20 Million Switch Units This Fiscal Year

Nintendo’s plan to ship 20 million Switch units during the current fiscal year is being upheld. The company is even confident it can secure components for a steady production.

Video Games July 4, 2018

Super Mario Run Is A Cash Cow For Nintendo, But Most Of The Profits Came From iOS Downloads

Reports confirmed that the iOS version of 'Super Mario Run' earned more than the Android version. Analysts point out a similar trend for all other games published by the company.

Business Tech July 4, 2018

Pokémon GO Community Day July: You May Find A Squirtle Rocking Sunglasses

Niantic Labs confirmed that its upcoming Community Day for 'Pokemon Go' will feature a Squirtle with sunglasses. The July event welcomes a new creature other than a Pikachu, which is a first for the mobile game.

Video Games July 4, 2018

The NES Classic Edition Is Back: How To Finally Get Your Hands On One

An announcement from Nintendo confirmed the return of the NES Classic Edition. Consumers are advised to check with their local retailer or online to grab one before it runs out.

Video Games June 29, 2018

Nintendo Switch Cardboard Edition Unveiled, But It Won't Be Easy To Get

Nintendo unveiled a version of the Nintendo Switch that is designed to look like it is made out of cardboard. The special edition of the hybrid console, however, will not be an easy one to get.

Video Games June 27, 2018

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Now Compatible With Nintendo Labo

People who own the DIY Nintendo Labo Variety Kit can now play 'Mario Kart 8 Deluxe.' Nintendo announced a new update that makes the game compatible with the Toy-Con Motorbike.

Video Games June 27, 2018

Nintendo Is Now Banning Hackers: The Switch Piracy War Has Officially Begun

Nintendo uses a new, comprehensive matching system to check whether a Switch user is playing legitimate or pirated games. If the titles are pirated, the user will get banned from using online features.

Video Games June 26, 2018

Furious Fans Fume At Nintendo Regarding ‘Mario Tennis Aces’ Missing Features

Fans are unhappy with several changes that Nintendo made to its latest ‘Mario Tennis’ game, ‘Mario Tennis Aces.’ They complained about the short tennis matches and the game’s difficult Adventure Mode.

Video Games June 25, 2018

Nintendo Switch Accessory Lets You Play Games Vertically: Flip Grip On Kickstarter

Flip Grip, a new Nintendo Switch accessory on Kickstarter, will make it easy to play games vertically on the hybrid console. The Flip Grip was created in response to the Nintendo Switch arcade games being launched.

Video Games June 22, 2018

Two Great Platformers, ‘Limbo’ And ‘Inside,’ Arrives On Nintendo Switch Later This June

The Nintendo Switch is getting two critically acclaimed platformers this month. ‘Limbo’ and ‘Inside,’ hailed as two of the most artistically unsettling titles in existence, are arriving on the hybrid machine June 28.

Video Games June 21, 2018

Don’t Worry, Nintendo Knows How Much You Want ‘Mother 3’ And ‘Animal Crossing’ On Switch

An ‘Animal Crossing’ title on Switch might soon be revealed, according to Reggie Fils-Aime, Nintendo of America president. He also said that the company is listening to its fans and knows they want a proper western release for ‘Mother 3.’

Video Games June 21, 2018

The Nintendo 3DS Is Here To Stay, Reiterates Nintendo of America Boss Reggie Fils-Aime

Nintendo of America President and COO Reggie Fils-Aime reiterated that the Nintendo 3DS end of life is not coming soon in an interview at E3 2018. More games for the portable console will be announced over the coming months.

Video Games June 21, 2018

Nintendo Switch Online Is Successor To Virtual Console, Confirms Reggie Fils-Aime

Sorry, Nintendo fans: Virtual Console is really dead, Reggie Fils-Aime just confirmed. Replacing it is the upcoming Switch Online service, which is still currently a wellspring of mystery.

Video Games June 20, 2018

Disney, Nintendo To Team Up To Launch New Contest Centered On Nintendo Switch

Disney and Nintendo are seeking families of four to appear on a special collaborative project ‘Nintendo Switch Family Showdown’ will feature 4 families compete in various Nintendo-themed games to win prizes.

Movies/TV Shows June 19, 2018

‘Pokémon Go’ Users Can Finally Trade Pokémon With Their Friends

‘Pokemon Go’ developer Niantic Labs revealed a new way where trainers can build friendships inside the game. Some of the game’s rewards for building friendships included trading Pokémon.

Video Games June 18, 2018

Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy Wasn’t Going To Be Ported To The Switch Until One Engineer Proved It’s Possible

Previously a PlayStation 4 exclusive, 'Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy' will officially hit the Nintendo Switch on June 29. However, it wasn’t originally going to be ported at all until one engineer proved it could be done.

Video Games June 18, 2018

Nintendo Store In New York Received Bomb Threat Over 'Super Smash Bros.' Kiosks

The Nintendo World store in Rockefeller Center in New York received a bomb threat. The message, which was sent back in April, was from a disgruntled gamer who did not like the removal of the playable 'Super Smash Bros.' kiosks.

June 18, 2018

The Original Arcade Version Of ‘Donkey Kong’ Arrives On Nintendo Switch

The original hard-to-find arcade version of 'Donkey Kong' is coming to the Nintendo Switch through Nintendo’s new Arcade Archives series. An extremely rare game called 'Sky Skipper' is also coming this July.

Video Games June 15, 2018

Massive Nintendo eShop Sale: Save Up To 50 Percent Off On These Switch, 3DS Titles

Nintendo’s having a massive sale now through June 21 in celebration of ‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.’ Get 50 percent off on a number of Switch and 3DS titles.

Video Games June 15, 2018

Reggie Fils-Aime Explains Why ‘Metroid Prime 4’ Was A No-Show At Nintendo’s E3 2018 Presentation

Fans were mostly disappointed during the E3 2018 show due to the small number of announcements. Nintendo failed to reveal anything new about 'Metroid Prime 4' but did so for a specific reason.

Video Games June 15, 2018

E3 2018: ‘Pokémon: Let’s Go Pikachu!’ And ‘Let’s Go Eevee’ — Poké Ball Plus Details Revealed

Think the Poké Ball Plus is just an overpriced accessory? Think again. The little toy actually packs a lot of features, like the fact that it can be used to control the entire game.

Video Games June 13, 2018

E3 2018: ‘Fortnite’ Is Available On Nintendo Switch Now

'Fortnite' finally arrives on the Nintendo Switch, as previously rumored. The game is a free download from the eShop and supports cross-play, except for PlayStation 4 players.

Video Games June 13, 2018

E3 2018: 'Super Smash Bros. Ultimate' For Nintendo Switch Features An Absolutely Insane Fighter Roster

‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’ for the Nintendo Switch brings every single character from the franchise into one massive game, plus new stages and combat improvements. It will launch on Dec. 7.

Video Games June 13, 2018

Ubisoft's New ‘Just Dance’ Game Is Coming… To Nintendo Wii

Heads up, Nintendo Wii owners: 'Just Dance 2019' is coming to your console. It’s also coming to other supposedly retired platforms, including the Xbox 360 Kinect and Wii U.

Video Games June 12, 2018

What To Expect At E3 2018: Schedules, Live Streams, And Games

E3 2018 officially starts on June 12, but video game companies will be holding press conferences starting June 9. Here are all the schedules, the links to the live streams, and the expected games.

Video Games June 9, 2018

Paladins On Nintendo Switch Confirmed, With Xbox One Cross-Play

'Paladins' on Nintendo Switch was leaked, and then confirmed by Hi-Rez Studios through an announcement trailer. The 'Overwatch'-like shooter will run at 60 frames per second on both docked and handheld modes, and will feature cross-play with the Xbox One.

Video Games June 8, 2018

Yup, ‘Fortnite’ Is Definitely Coming To The Nintendo Switch: Here’s Proof

Another evidence surfaced to confirm that ‘Fortnite’ is coming to the Nintendo Switch. At this point, it would be shocking if the company doesn’t officially announce the game's Switch version at E3.

Video Games June 7, 2018

'Pokémon Quest' Tips And Tricks: How To Make Quick Progress In The Free Nintendo Switch Game

In "Pokémon Quest," players split their time between building their base camp to attract new Pokémon and exploring Tumblecube Island to gather resources. Here are some tips and tricks for the Nintendo Switch's free-to-play game.

Video Games June 3, 2018

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