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The hottest new Nintendo Switch game of the summer is finally here

As a Nintendo Switch owner, I can conclusively state two things: 1) The Nintendo Switch is awesome, and you should do everything you can to get one …

Sonic Forces Gets North American Release Date and a Snazzy Pre-Order Bonus Edition

Twitter is exploding with the stupids atm. No, this doesn't confirm persona 5 for Nintendo switch.<p>SEGA own Atlus.<p>Use common sense.<p>I just want the …

'NBA 2K18' On Switch Release Date, Hands-On Impression And Gameplay Videos

Sports gamers are about to get their first real incentive to purchase a Nintendo Switch system. <i>NBA 2K18</i> releases for the Switch, PS4 and Xbox One on September 19, but it will be available for early access customers who prepay on September 15.<p>On Thursday, I attended the <i>NBA 2K18</i> preview event and I …

Gaming

An ugly banner will let you know which Switch games require a download

Earlier today we told you about a 400GB microSDXC card from SanDisk that will work on the Nintendo Switch, which as you may remember can handle an SD …

Here's How Ubisoft Convinced Nintendo To Let Mario Use Guns

So much about <i>Kingdom Battle</i> is surprising, but the thing that I still can’t get over is that in this game, Mario shoots his enemies with a gun. This …

FIFA 18 For Switch Is a "Win-Win" for Nintendo and EA; Will Be "Must Have" like Mario Kart and Zelda

Electronic Arts is soon going to make its debut on Nintendo Switch with a dedicated version of <i>FIFA 18,</i> and they recently mentioned that the …

PAX 2017: Pokken Tournament DX Is the Portable Pokemon Fighting Game I've Always Wanted

Fighting with Decidueye on the go.<p>As a kid, battling was always my favorite part of Pokemon. Even more than catching ‘em all, building my party and …

Pokémon

Tech Evolution: 25 years of Super Mario Kart

Can you believe it? This week marks the 25th anniversary of Super Mario Kart - the original, pioneering Super Nintendo release. Many imitators have …

Retrogaming

Random: This Minimalist Lego Worlds Switch Icon Isn't Exactly a Chip Off The Old Block

Perhaps they're trying to rival Snake Pass for worst icon.<p>Unlike them not listening to people's complaints, maybe Warner Bros. will if they get the …

Pokémon Duel Gets a Substantial New Update

Arriving at the start of this year, <b>Pokémon Duel</b> landed on iOS and Android to give Western gamers another mobile game to consider. It was essentially …

We Could See More FIFAs On Switch Beyond FIFA 18

EA's yearly line of sports titles have been a common feature of PlayStation and Xbox release lists for decades, but on Nintendo consoles things are …

Rumour: Dataminers Have Uncovered Possible Future Updates For Splatoon 2

Nintendo's sequel to its popular ink shooter has had a strong start, with high sales and a positive critical reception. This with the regular content …

Splatoon 2 Designer Explains Why The Maps Rotate And Salmon Run Is Time-Limited

<b>Splatoon 2</b> is one of Nintendo's biggest critical hits of 2017, but it's not a game which plays by the rules. Instead of offering players the chance …

Random: You Can 3D Print a Cool Little Question Block Case for Your Switch Games

It's not always entirely ethical to produce Nintendo-themed goods and sell them on something like Etsy, especially if they're a straight-up copy of …

PowerA Is Releasing Mario And Zelda Themed Switch Controllers

Video game peripheral manufacturer PowerA has announced that the company is bringing two officially licensed Nintendo themed controllers to the …

88 Heroes, the Non-Stop Pixel Action Adventure, is Coming to Switch

A Different Pixel Experience for Every Level in 88 Heroes<p>Here’s your chance to complete 88 levels on the go with Rising Star Games’ flash action …

Hands On: Super Mario Odyssey Looks Set To Continue Switch’s Year of Hits

It's a must-buy for me<p>Super Mario Odyssey looks great. I think it's the last of the really big hitters though. What's after that? Metroid Prime 4 is …

Mario + Rabbids Is The Second Nintendo Switch Game To Top The Aussie Gaming Charts

<b>UPDATE:</b> It has been brought to my attention that Mario + Rabbids is actually the second Nintendo Switch game to reach number one. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe …

5 Best Nintendo Switch Video Games You Should Play Right Now

Nintendo Switch is an amazing console and I personally love to play it on the go. The launch line-up of the games for Switch wasn’t the best. But now …

This Week In The Business: Splatoon 2 Hits Number One Without A Single Bullet

#1 - That's <i>Splatoon 2</i>'s rank on the NPD Group's list of July's best-selling games in the US. The accomplishment is more impressive when you consider …

Splatoon 2 players are making some incredible, photorealistic art

How are Switch users creating those super-detailed images?<p>The original <i>Splatoon</i> on Wii U garnered a reputation for being home to some spectacular hand-drawn fan art, posted through Nintendo’s Miiverse service. Some <i>Splatoon 2</i> players are continuing that tradition, even though illustrating on the …

Gaming

Let's Discuss 5 Ways Nintendo Could Improve the Switch Online App

The Nintendo Switch Online app for Android and iOS is far from perfect. In fact we've made it abundantly clear how we feel about the execution, even …

Review: Splatoon 2 takes Nintendo’s colorful shooter to the next level

Of the Wii U’s many overlooked games, few found as dedicated an audience as <i>Splatoon.</i> The multiplayer-focused experience kept players engaged for …

Nintendo's doing better than it has in years, but it still has one huge problem

Nintendo's doing better than it has in years.<p>The Japanese game company's newest console, the Switch, is surpassing even the loftiest sales expectations from analysts. Between April 1 and June 30, the company moved just shy of 2 million Switch consoles, bringing the total of worldwide sales up to …

Ubisoft's Skull And Bones Sounds Like It's Not Coming To Nintendo Switch

Ubisoft's pirates-themed naval warfare game Skull & Bones sounds like it won't be coming to Nintendo Switch. Creative director Justin Farren told GameSpot that Skull & Bones has a rich and beautiful world, something that might not be possible to replicate on Switch.<p>"Our world is pretty rich in …

Splatoon 2's Credits Herald Something Pretty Significant In Nintendo's History

<b>Splatoon 2</b> is a remarkable game, as many of you will no doubt be aware. However, it's significant for another reason, too - it's one of the first …

Nintendo Switch Shipped 4.7 Million Units by June 2017

Nintendo announced today its financial results for the first quarter of the current fiscal year, and like every quarter, they updated the total …

'Splatoon 2' Has Sold Very Well In Japan And Switch Sales Have Already Surpassed The Wii U

With <i>Splatoon 2</i> finally released on the Switch, it seems that the Japanese version of the game has done surprisingly well in terms of its sales.<p>To understand the context behind this, the original <i>Splatoon</i> on the Wii U managed to sell 156,610 copies in Japan in its first four days of sale. It later …

Gaming

Nintendo's Switch console returns company to profit

Japanese gaming giant Nintendo has swung back into profit thanks to the success of the new Switch console it released in March.<p>Nintendo beat analyst expectations by posting first-quarter operating profits of 16.21bn yen (£111.39m), compared to a loss of 5.13bn yen in the same period last year.<p>The …

Splatoon 2 Version 1.1.2 Is Now Live

The original <b>Splatoon</b> was a game that received a healthy dosage of post-release support, with new maps, weapons, modes, and balancing tweaks being …