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What Are The Chances That 'Overwatch' And 'StarCraft II' Will Launch On Nintendo Switch?

'Diablo III' will launch on the Nintendo Switch as the first Blizzard game for a Nintendo console in 15 years. Does this open up the possibility for 'Overwatch' and 'StarCraft II' ports?

Video Games August 18, 2018

New Super Mario Bros. U Port Reportedly Coming To Nintendo Switch, But Should It?

Multiple sources suggest that the Switch is getting another Wii U port: 'New Super Mario Bros. U.' The game is going to come with brand-new content, apparently.

Video Games August 17, 2018

'Diablo III' On Nintendo Switch Is Really Happening, To Be Released This Year

An accidentally published article confirmed that 'Diablo III' for the Nintendo Switch will launch before the year ends. The port will include all the paid expansions of 'Diablo III' and will support four-player local-multiplayer and online multiplayer.

Video Games August 16, 2018

Luigi's Death In 'Super Smash Bros. Ultimate' Trailer Linked To Single-Player Spirits Mode

Nintendo stunned the world with the death of Luigi in a trailer for 'Super Smash Bros. Ultimate' for the Nintendo Switch. However, his demise may be one of the hints for a single-player mode named Spirits.

Video Games August 15, 2018

'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 August 14, 2018

Doom Eternal Coming To PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One — And Nintendo Switch

Bethesda Softworks has announced that Doom Eternal will be coming to Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. The reboot will be ported to Switch by Panic Button, the developer that was also responsible for 'Doom' and 'Wolfenstein II.'

Video Games August 12, 2018

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

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

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

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

Co-Op Shooter ‘Warframe’ Is Getting A Nintendo Switch Port

Digital Extremes revealed a surprise for 'Warframe' fans during its TennoCon 2018 event. The studio confirmed that a Nintendo Switch port of its online shooter is on the way.

Video Games July 10, 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

How They Managed To Make A Nintendo Switch Port Of ‘Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus’

Now that 'Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus' has been released for the Nintendo Switch, reviewers tested its performance. The game appeared to be a faithful port of the original that came with a few issues.

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

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

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

MIcrosoft And Nintendo Team-Up To Promote Minecraft Cross-Play Which Quietly Jabs At Sony

Sony was in the news for nixing cross-play on 'Fornite' recently, so Microsoft and Nintendo made a commercial highlighting that they're open to it. Both companies showed the ability to cross-play in 'Minecraft' in the new commercial.

Video Games June 21, 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

Fornite For Android: Here's When You Can Most Likely Download The Game

Following its launch on the Nintendo Switch, 'Fortnite' will hit Android platform soon. According to the publisher, the target launch date for the Android version is sometime in summer

Video Games June 19, 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

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

Sony Made Things Worse By Breaking Silence On 'Fortnite' Cross-Play Controversy On PlayStation 4

Sony blocked 'Fortnite' cross-play and progression between the PlayStation 4 and the Nintendo Switch, drawing backlash from gamers. The company issued a statement to break its silence on the matter, but it might have made things worse.

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

8Bitdo's Bluetooth Controller For The Nintendo Switch Is So Tiny You Can Take It Anywhere

8Bitdo released Zero 2, a new Bluetooth controller that is small enough to fit on a keychain, at this year's E3. The controllers will be available in five different colors: yellow, blue, white, green, and red.

Video Games June 14, 2018

Sony Blocks 'Fortnite' Cross-Play And Progression Between PS4 And Nintendo Switch, And Players Aren't Happy

On Tuesday, June 12, Nintendo announced that ‘Fortnite’ will be coming to the Switch console. However, fans are up in arms over Sony’s decision to block 'Fortnite' cross-play and progression between PS4 and Nintendo Switch players.

Video Games June 14, 2018

E3 2018: ‘Super Mario Party’ Links Nintendo Switches Together To Create Unique Play Style

A new feature of the Nintendo Switch was revealed at E3 2018. A trailer for 'Super Mario Party' previews a new way to link connect two consoles for a one-of-a-kind experience.

Video Games June 14, 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

Data Science Shows That The Best 'Mario Kart 8' Character Is Wario

A data scientist was able to show that Wario is the best character in Mario Kart 8. He was also able to figure out the best combination for a vehicle in the game.

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

Blizzard Confirms A New ‘Diablo’ Game Is In Development

A new 'Diablo' game is coming, according to a job listing on Blizzard’s website. Is it just the rumored 'Diablo 3' port for the Nintendo Switch?

Video Games June 8, 2018

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