Rumor: Fresh Nintendo Switch Rumors: Multi-touch, Motion Sensing, Battery

Saturday, October 22, 2016

The rumor mill continues

With the Nintendo Switch officially revealed and due in five months, rumors of the platform continue to leak through the woodwork. Laura Kate Dale of Let'sPlayVideoGames, a proven source of past Switch rumors, came forth Friday with additional tidbits on the Switch. The Nintendo Switch will be region-free, in contrast to Nintendo's previous...

News: Pokemon Center Japan Introduces Mario Pikachu Merchandise

Friday, October 21, 2016

When Icons Collide

World-famous Pokemon Pikachu is about to don the overalls of the world-famous Super Mario Bros. Starting October 29th, Pokemon Centers across Japan will carry a "Mario Pikachu" line of merchandise, depicting Pikachu dressed up as Mario and Luigi. Observant fans will notice the promotional art for Mario Pikachu bears a striking...

News: Analysists And Investors React To The Nintendo Switch

Friday, October 21, 2016

You may think they're happy, you may think they're sad...

With the word on Nintendo Switch out in the wild, the business side of games has plenty to say about Nintendo's portable and console hybrid, due in March 2017. Sites including VentureBeat and GamesIndustry have interviewed analysts for their say on the system, their concerns on pricing and market share, and more. Analyst Brian Blau at Gartner...

News: Nintendo Confirms No Physical Backwards Compatibility For Switch
Friday, October 21, 2016

This and more from Famitsu.

Nintendo has formally confirmed no backwards compatibility for the Nintendo Switch and 3DS or Wii U games, specifically physical releases such as carts and discs. According to Nintendo, the Nintendo Switch is not the successor to either console. This revelation and more comes from a Famitsu interview with Nintendo PR (thanks to Perfectly Nintendo...

News: Nintendo Download Highlights For October 20th

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Code Name: SteamWorld

Not to be forgotten in the midst of a new console announcement, the eShop continues its weekly updates unabated. This week brings players strategic heists, spirited tracks, 16-bit role playing of fire, and more. The headliner is SteamWorld Heist, the follow-up to the critical darling SteamWorld Dig, this time adopting a side-scrolling strategy...

Features: Everything You Need To Know About Nintendo Switch

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Switch over to the next generation

After months and months of biting and chomping at the heels, Nintendo has unveiled their next platform, the Nintendo Switch. Shown concisely in a three minute trailer, there was a lot to absorb in terms of what and how this Switch works. Even more details showed up after the trailer went live from Nintendo and its partners alike. This is a lot...

Features: Nintendo’s NX Officially Revealed As…Nintendo Switch

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Play games on the TV or on the go

Nintendo has finally lifted the veil on their Codename NX platform as...the Nintendo Switch. As many rumors promised, it is indeed a console/portable hybrid. The reveal trailer demonstrates the Switch being played in conjunction with a television as well as taken on-the-go. You can take the Switch...

Rumor: Planned NX September Reveal Delayed, Mario Game Wasn’t Running Well

Thursday, October 20, 2016

But now it is

Rumors of an NX reveal last month may not have been greatly exaggerated. According to Eurogamer's Thomas Phillips, the same reporter who broke the massive NX rumors from July, a September reveal for NX was in the works, but was pushed back due to the console's new Mario game not running well at the...

News: New Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Footage Drops Prior To NX Reveal

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Showcasing the beautiful visuals, combat

Nintendo has slowly been releasing new footage for the upcoming Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, and today the company has released several new trailers at once. These trailers further demonstrate the breadth and scope of the upcoming Zelda, including enemy encounters, navigating the world, and a look at the in-game weather. The timing is...

News: NX Announcement Trailer Finally Arrives October 20th

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

How soon? Quite soon.

The NX reveal is imminent at long last. After an initial announcement back in March 2015, Nintendo is lifting the veil on the platform on October 23rd at 7am Pacific/10 am Eastern. This is not a prank either, as it comes straight from Nintendo of America's official social...