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Classic Sega Genesis games headed to Nintendo Switch in a single, massive bundle

Sega Genesis Classics will get a digital and a physical release this winter<p>Today, in advance of the annual Tokyo Games Show, Sega announced the release of <i>Sega Genesis</i> <i>Classics</i> for the Nintendo Switch. The 50-plus game bundle will include fan favorites such as the Golden Axe, Phantasy Star, Sonic the …

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You Can Pay For Nintendo Switch Online With My Nintendo Points

Nintendo's online subscription service for Switch launches on September 18, meaning you'll need to pay to play Switch games like Splatoon 2 and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe online after that date. Naturally, you'll be able to purchase a subscription either through the Eshop or at retailers, but you also …

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Nintendo Switch Online launches Tuesday. Here's what you need to know.

Tuesday is a big day for owners of the Nintendo Switch.<p>On Sept. 18, Nintendo flips the switch on a new online service for the video game console, following in the footsteps of services such as Sony's PlayStation Network and Microsoft's Xbox Live.<p>Similar to PlayStation Network and Xbox Live, …

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How to set up your Nintendo Switch Wishlist

The Switch has gained a ton of momentum not just in terms of sales, but also in terms of game launches. Third-party and independent developers are …

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'Dragon Ball FighterZ' Available For Pre-Order, Pre-Load On Nintendo Switch eShop

We’re less than two weeks away from the release of <i>Dragon Ball FighterZ</i> for Nintendo Switch, which will no doubt be a popular favorite amongst …

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Nintendo Direct: Animal Crossing Switch, Luigi's Mansion 3 and all the other news

Nintendo has finally confirmed that the anthropomorphic town management sim Animal Crossing will be coming to its Nintendo Switch console in 2019. The news was revealed at the end of the Japanese video game giant's Nintendo Direct video stream, which showcased the company's upcoming games for both …

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Animal Crossing for Nintendo Switch Coming in 2019

A new home.

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New ‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’ Nintendo Switch Bundle Announced

Nintendo is putting out a new Switch bundle for its upcoming brawler “Super Smash Bros. Ultimate,” it announced during a Direct video presentation on …

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Fortnite for Switch won’t require Nintendo’s premium online service for play

Fortnite can be played without a Nintendo Switch Online subscription<p>Nintendo will launch its for-pay online service for the Nintendo Switch next week, but fans of <i>Fortnite</i> don’t need to worry about another bill; the popular online battle royale game will not require a subscription to the new service.<p>…

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Nintendo Switch cloud saves may be lost if online subscription lapses

There’s currently not a buffer period set<p>Nintendo is finally rolling out cloud saves for the Switch, which will be included in the upcoming Nintendo Switch Online. The majority of games will automatically have their saves pulled into the cloud, with a few exceptions such as Pokémon<i>: Let’s Go!</i> and …

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Animal Crossing Switch is out in 2019 and Nintendo is driving us nuts already

This was the most painful teaser ever, Nintendo<p>Animal Crossing is officially heading to Nintendo Switch. It’s out in 2019. We’re all freaking out about it, naturally.<p>But what we’re most losing our cool over is that Nintendo completely trolled us with this reveal. We were first treated to some nice …

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Everything we learned from the September 2018 Nintendo Direct

Mario and friends brought the goods<p>After massive earthquake shook Japan’s northernmost island Hokkaido, Nintendo delayed the latest Nintendo Direct until further notice. It didn’t take them too long to reschedule: the company bounced on Sept. 13 with a pre-Tokyo Game Show presentation full of …

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Settlers of Catan, Pandemic and other digital board games coming to Nintendo Switch

Also Carcassonne and an adaptation of Munchkin<p>Several best selling board games are coming to the Nintendo Switch digitally, including <i>Carcassonne, Settlers of Catan, Pandemic</i> and an adaption of Steve Jackson’s Munchkin.<p>Asmodee digital is bringing digital versions of these titles to the Switch, with …

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Game on the go: 9 of the best Nintendo Switch cases

Since the Nintendo Switch hit the scene, it has a been a dominant piece of hardware in the games space. Beloved for killer first party titles like</i> …

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Cloud Saves are coming to the Nintendo Switch, here’s how they’ll work

Don’t worry, if something happens to you switch, your saves are no longer gone for good<p>Cloud saves, which will allow users to store their save files online as well as on their console, are finally on their way to the Nintendo Switch, thanks to Nintendo’s new online service, the company announced …

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Nintendo Switch Online has these 20 classic NES games

Full lineup announced; nine more announced for the next three months<p>Twenty classic NES games will be available for Nintendo Switch Online subscribers when the service launches on Tuesday. Nintendo revealed the full lineup today, plus another nine that will join the library between October and …

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Nintendo Switch Online will lock users to Nintendo Accounts next week

Nintendo advises making sure users are properly linked, or unlinked, before then<p>A Nintendo Switch system update on Sept. 18, coinciding with the launch of Nintendo Switch Online, will lock Switch user profiles’ to their linked Nintendo Accounts, the company said in an email to owners this …

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Nintendo is launching a dedicated wireless NES controller for the Switch

To go with classic games coming to its online subscription service<p>Nintendo announced a new, wireless NES controller for its Switch console, so players can enjoy classic titles coming to its online subscription service with the gamepad they were designed for. The company is launching its PSN and …

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Do you love classic card and board games? You’re in luck! Carcassonne, Pandemic, Munchkin, Catan, and The Lord of the Rings: Living Card Game from @AsmodeeDigital are all coming to #NintendoSwitch starting this December! https://t.co/bKz1wPb8SX

Birdo! Shy Guy! Koopa Paratroopa! Petey Piranha! This motley crew will all join the game as playable characters in #MarioTennis Aces. The free Ver. 2.0 update on 9/19 will also add a new Co-op Challenge mode that lets you participate in limited-time missions with friends! https://t.co/sir5HikaBO

Nintendo Switch Online launches Sept. 18

Final details on Nintendo’s new online service<p>Nintendo announced the start date for its long-awaited online service: Sept. 18. More details about the Nintendo Switch Online program will come tomorrow, Sept. 13, during the company’s latest Direct presentation.<p>Although the service offers several …

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Online gaming, multiplayer, voice chat

Launching September 2018<p>Nintendo Switch Online is a paid service that gives members access to online play in compatible games, a selection of NES™ …

Lifeless Planet: Premiere Edition Review - Switch

Back in 2012, a Dutch organisation ambitiously set out to make a rather ludicrous proposal that could finally see humans landing on Martian soil. The …

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Siegecraft Commander Catapults Towards Nintendo Switch With Cross-Platform Multiplayer

Blowfish Studios has announced that Siegecraft Commander will release on Nintendo Switch next week, their action-strategy game hybrid.<p>You must lead …

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Rumour: Nintendo Direct To Be Rescheduled For Thursday 13th September

It's Nintendo Direct rumour time once again, folks! It would appear that the previously delayed Nintendo Direct will now air on Thursday 13th …

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Delayed Nintendo Direct Predictions (September 2018)

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The wait is finally over: Nintendo is making a Pokémon-themed Nintendo Switch console, and it's just as adorable as you want it to be

This holiday season, like so many before it, Nintendo is betting big on Pokémon.<p>The Japanese video game giant is launching an adorable new version of its Nintendo Switch console this November, just in time for the launch of a new Pokémon game, which comes in two variants: "Pokémon: Let's Go, …

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Civilization 6 coming to Nintendo Switch

Sid Meier-style strategy on the go<p>Historical turn-based strategy game <i>Sid Meier’s</i> <i>Civilization</i> <i>6</i> is coming to Nintendo Switch on Nov. 16, publisher 2K and Firaxis Games revealed today.<p>The Switch release of <i>Civilization 6</i> will include the base game and four additional scenarios, according to the …

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Nintendo Switch cloud saves won't be available for some games

The game giant says it's to ensure fair play.<p>There are a lot of reasons why cloud-based backup is one of Nintendo Switch Online's most awaited features. It can make sure you don't lose your progress if your game suddenly gets corrupted, if your console gets stolen or if you decide to buy a new …

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