News items tagged with switch

Survey: Switch Price Significantly Impacting Sales

Survey: Switch Price Significantly Impacting Sales

The high Nintendo Switch price could be significantly impacting sales of the console, along with a lack of backward compatibility, suggests a new UK survey.

By Jasmine Henry on 18 March 2017
Breath of the Wild Trick Gives Infinite Horse Stamina

Breath of the Wild Trick Gives Infinite Horse Stamina

A glitch in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild gives players infinite stamina when riding Link’s horse, allowing them to move at full speed for as long as they want.

By AJ Caulfield on 17 March 2017
Nintendo Switch Fastest Load Times on Internal Storage

Nintendo Switch Fastest Load Times on Internal Storage

Nintendo Switch load times are fastest for games when they’re saved to the console’s internal storage, as opposed to using a MicroSD card or game cartridge.

By Boston Blake on 17 March 2017
Project Sonic 2017 Now Sonic Forces, Trailer Released

Project Sonic 2017 Now Sonic Forces, Trailer Released

The in-development 3D Sonic game previously known as Project Sonic 2017 is now officially titled Sonic Forces, confirmed via an all new gameplay trailer.

By Rory Young on 17 March 2017
Nintendo Switch: Kids Can Bypass Parental Controls

Nintendo Switch: Kids Can Bypass Parental Controls

Parents using the parental controls of the Nintendo Switch may need to keep an extra eye on their kids, after it’s revealed that the controls can be bypassed easily.

By Rob Gordon on 17 March 2017
Nintendo Switch Production Will Increase By Double

Nintendo Switch Production Will Increase By Double

Due to the home console/handheld’s popularity, Nintendo plans on doubling the production of Nintendo Switch units to 16 million for the next fiscal year.

By Dalton Cooper on 17 March 2017
Nintendo Switch Owners Get Refunds Over Joy-Con Problem

Nintendo Switch Owners Get Refunds Over Joy-Con Problem

Amazon UK is reportedly offering partial refunds to Nintendo Switch owners affected by problems with the Joy-Con controllers. Some cu...

By Jasmine Henry on 16 March 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Dark Link Armor Set Guide

Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Dark Link Armor Set Guide

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild continues to gain notable momentum thanks to strong reviews from both players and critics. Th...

By Boston Blake on 15 March 2017
Snipperclips: Cut It Out Together! Review

Snipperclips: Cut It Out Together! Review

This cutesy game creates some wonderful multiplayer scenarios through a number of unique puzzles and tasks, but could Snipperclips really be the Nintendo Switch’s sleeper hit?

By Riley Little on 15 March 2017
 Shovel Knight Dev Talks Porting Game to the Switch

Shovel Knight Dev Talks Porting Game to the Switch

Since making its debut in 2014, Shovel Knight has become one of the most popular indie games around, garnering high praise from criti...

By Brad Jones on 15 March 2017
Almost Everyone Who Bought Nintendo Switch Bought Zelda

Almost Everyone Who Bought Nintendo Switch Bought Zelda

According to new data from an industry research firm, almost everyone purchasing a Nintendo Switch buys a copy of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild with it.

By Kyle Sledge on 14 March 2017
Nintendo Teases Zelda: Breath of the Wild Documentary

Nintendo Teases Zelda: Breath of the Wild Documentary

Nintendo teases a three-part documentary series that will give gamers a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.

By Boston Blake on 13 March 2017
Nintendo Switch Already Hacked

Nintendo Switch Already Hacked

Hackers reveal simple exploit on the Nintendo Switch that allows users to access the consoles code, which may result in further hacks and exploits of the Nintendo Switch.

By Boston Blake on 13 March 2017
Nintendo: Switch Doesn't Have 'Widespread Problems'

Nintendo: Switch Doesn't Have 'Widespread Problems'

The Nintendo Switch has now been out a week, and while it’s been well received overall, the console isn’t without issue. In fact, Nintendo released a statement this week confirming some known issue...

By Boston Blake on 11 March 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Has a Satoru Iwata Tribute?

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Has a Satoru Iwata Tribute?

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild players think that they may have discovered a tribute to late Nintendo president Satoru Iwata in the form of a friendly NPC.

By Jasmine Henry on 10 March 2017
Switch Version of Mario Kart 8 Brings Back Balloon Battle

Switch Version of Mario Kart 8 Brings Back Balloon Battle

Nintendo has been touting the Switch port of Mario Kart 8 as the definitive version of the game since it was unveiled earlier this ye...

By Brad Jones on 10 March 2017
Nintendo Switch: See the 17 New Indie Titles Announced

Nintendo Switch: See the 17 New Indie Titles Announced

In a Nintendo Direct just days before the launch of the Nintendo Switch, Nintendo announces 17 new indie games coming to its latest home system, including timed exclusives.

By Weston Albert on 09 March 2017
Shovel Knight Dev Talks Switch, Yooka-Laylee, and More

Shovel Knight Dev Talks Switch, Yooka-Laylee, and More

Game Rant talks with Shovel Knight game director Sean Velasco, who discusses the character’s appearance in Yooka-Laylee, the Nintendo Switch, and more!

By Dalton Cooper on 09 March 2017
What Are the Best Games to Play on the Nintendo Switch?

What Are the Best Games to Play on the Nintendo Switch?

Now that the Nintendo Switch is finally in the hands of Nintendo fans worldwide, gamers may be wondering which of the 12 launch games...

By Dalton Cooper on 09 March 2017
Super Smash Bros. on Nintendo Switch Teased Again

Super Smash Bros. on Nintendo Switch Teased Again

Super Smash Bros. for the Nintendo Switch was teased by Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime in an interview today. In a su...

By Jasmine Henry on 09 March 2017
Zelda-Like Rime Will Cost More on Nintendo Switch

Zelda-Like Rime Will Cost More on Nintendo Switch

With more perfect scores than any other game ever made, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is a video gaming phenomenon. Some ma...

By Dalton Cooper on 09 March 2017
How To Use Joy-Cons To Play NES Classic

How To Use Joy-Cons To Play NES Classic

So far, the Nintendo Switch Joy-Con controllers have resulted in a whole lot of conversation. Since the new Nintendo console was rele...

By Rob Gordon on 08 March 2017
Nintendo Switch Hack Shows Left Joycon Sync Fix

Nintendo Switch Hack Shows Left Joycon Sync Fix

Now that the Nintendo Switch has been out for a few days, it’s clear to see that handy portable console has been performing admirably...

By John Jacques on 08 March 2017
Yooka-Laylee Shows off Glitterglaze Glacier in Trailer

Yooka-Laylee Shows off Glitterglaze Glacier in Trailer

Yooka-Laylee gets a very cool trailer that shows off the thrilling and chilling world of Glitterglaze Glacier, the newest level to make its way into the upcoming game.

By Curt Hutson on 07 March 2017
Nintendo Switch Dead Pixels Aren't a 'Defect'

Nintendo Switch Dead Pixels Aren't a 'Defect'

Nintendo Switch owners are being told that issues with ‘dead pixels’ on the console’s tablet screen are not a flaw with the hardware....

By Jasmine Henry on 07 March 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild - How to Get Ancient Armor

Zelda: Breath of the Wild - How to Get Ancient Armor

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has everyone talking about Link, Princess Zelda, and Ganon once again, and the game that ever...

By Cody Gravelle on 07 March 2017
Nintendo Switch Pro Controller Has Easter Egg

Nintendo Switch Pro Controller Has Easter Egg

The launch of the Nintendo Switch has got off to a flyer, with GameStop reporting that the console’s launch was one of the strongest...

By Rob Gordon on 07 March 2017
Target Buy 2 Get 1 Free Deal Won't Include Switch Games

Target Buy 2 Get 1 Free Deal Won't Include Switch Games

Gamers hoping to pick up any of the Nintendo Switch‘s twelve launch titles may have been excited to hear that big box retailer Target...

By John Jacques on 07 March 2017
Switch Left Joycon is Designed Differently from Right

Switch Left Joycon is Designed Differently from Right

As several users have reported since the console’s release, the left Joy-Con for the Nintendo Switch has suffered from connection pro...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 06 March 2017
A Guide to the Best Nintendo Switch Accessories

A Guide to the Best Nintendo Switch Accessories

Now that the Nintendo Switch has officially launched to gamers worldwide, fans who managed to receive a Switch console on day one are...

By Kyle Sledge on 06 March 2017
1-2-Switch Review

1-2-Switch Review

As one of the first-party launch games for the Nintendo Switch, 1-2-Switch has its high points but ultimately falls short of being anything but a mildly entertaining party game.

By Riley Little on 06 March 2017
Nintendo Switch User Gets Blue Screen of Death

Nintendo Switch User Gets Blue Screen of Death

One Nintendo Switch owner has reported a system-breaking screen problem. Being referred to as the Nintendo Switch blue screen of deat...

By Jasmine Henry on 06 March 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild - How to Climb Faster

Zelda: Breath of the Wild - How to Climb Faster

In The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Link has a number of new abilities at his disposal. One new ability that he uses quite a...

By Dalton Cooper on 05 March 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild - How To Get Warm Clothes

Zelda: Breath of the Wild - How To Get Warm Clothes

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has launched to almost unanimous critical acclaim and Nintendo fans have been spending all we...

By Denny Connolly on 05 March 2017
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Review

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Review

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild exceeds lofty expectations on the Nintendo Switch, cementing it as one of the best installments in the beloved series to-date.

By Riley Little on 04 March 2017
Wii U vs Switch: How Does New Zelda Compare

Wii U vs Switch: How Does New Zelda Compare

Much like Twilight Princess before it, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is a multi-platform, Nintendo specific release, in thi...

By Anthony Taormina on 04 March 2017
GameStop: Switch is 'Strongest Console Launch in Years'

GameStop: Switch is 'Strongest Console Launch in Years'

There’s little doubt that the Nintendo Switch is one of the most highly sought-after consoles in recent memory. In fact, according to...

By Boston Blake on 04 March 2017
Zelda Breath of the Wild Guide: How To Get Epona

Zelda Breath of the Wild Guide: How To Get Epona

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is set to launch alongside the Nintendo Switch and for many Nintendo fans, this will be the f...

By Boston Blake on 04 March 2017
Nintendo Switch Storage Cannot Transfer Consoles

Nintendo Switch Storage Cannot Transfer Consoles

Storage options for the Nintendo Switch were a topic of conversation long before the launch of the console, but it’s likely that talk...

By Rob Gordon on 03 March 2017
Nintendo Explains Cause of Switch Joy-Con Sync Problems

Nintendo Explains Cause of Switch Joy-Con Sync Problems

With the Nintendo Switch now officially available, many users were hoping that Nintendo would have fixed issues regarding Joy-Con con...

By Rob Gordon on 03 March 2017
Nintendo Switch eShop Games and Prices

Nintendo Switch eShop Games and Prices

Nintendo Switch launch day has officially arrived and gamers are ready to start tearing through the launch titles. Although Legend of...

By Denny Connolly on 03 March 2017
Nintendo Switch eShop Lets Users Browse Other Regions

Nintendo Switch eShop Lets Users Browse Other Regions

With so much still up in the air regarding the Nintendo Switch, gamers have been intrigued to find out exactly how aspects such as th...

By Rob Gordon on 03 March 2017
Nintendo Switch Sales Will Reach 5 Million in 2017

Nintendo Switch Sales Will Reach 5 Million in 2017

The Nintendo Switch will sell five million units in 2017, according to a new report. A sales forecast from industry analytics firm Su...

By Jasmine Henry on 03 March 2017
Nintendo Switch Save Games are Locked to the Console

Nintendo Switch Save Games are Locked to the Console

Although plenty of Nintendo fans are building up enthusiasm for the launch of the Switch, a few details have surfaced that may give t...

By Anthony Taormina on 03 March 2017
Nintendo Switch Demos Don't Have a Play Limit

Nintendo Switch Demos Don't Have a Play Limit

According to Daniel Vuckovic, the owner and founder of the Australian Nintendo community known as Vooks, demos for the Nintendo Switc...

By Kyle Sledge on 03 March 2017
How the Nintendo Switch's Friend System Works

How the Nintendo Switch's Friend System Works

The Nintendo Switch console officially launches tomorrow and many people are confused as to just how to add friends and send requests...

By Rory Young on 03 March 2017
Nintendo Switch: Battery Packs Charge Console Poorly

Nintendo Switch: Battery Packs Charge Console Poorly

The Nintendo Switch doesn’t charge well from mobile battery packs, according to field tests of the console. The Switch, which is curr...

By Jasmine Henry on 02 March 2017
Nintendo Switch Releases eShop Video

Nintendo Switch Releases eShop Video

Nintendo released a new video today showcasing the “News” and “eShop” subsections of Nintendo Switch‘s Home Menu. With the Nintendo S...

By Rory Young on 02 March 2017
Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Full Map Revealed

Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Full Map Revealed

With The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild set to release alongside the Nintendo Switch this week, gamers are hard at work digging...

By Boston Blake on 01 March 2017
Nintendo Switch Consoles Will Be Available at Walmart

Nintendo Switch Consoles Will Be Available at Walmart

As the window between now and official launch day grows narrower, the Nintendo Switch is gaining more and more attention in equal pro...

By AJ Caulfield on 01 March 2017
South Park The Fractured But Whole Not Coming to Switch

South Park The Fractured But Whole Not Coming to Switch

South Park Studios shoots down a rumor that The Fractured But Whole is coming to Nintendo Switch following a misunderstood tweet from South Park’s official Twitter.

By Jason Gallagher on 01 March 2017
What Are John Cena's Favorite Video Games?

What Are John Cena's Favorite Video Games?

WWE superstar John Cena may be busy with WrestleMania right around the corner, but that hasn’t stopped him from promoting the Nintend...

By Dalton Cooper on 28 February 2017
Not Every Nintendo Switch Game Supports TV Mode

Not Every Nintendo Switch Game Supports TV Mode

Not every Nintendo Switch game will support TV mode, according to the latest game to be announced for the upcoming console. Voez, a r...

By Jasmine Henry on 27 February 2017
Nintendo Switch Launch Lineup Adds Snipperclips

Nintendo Switch Launch Lineup Adds Snipperclips

Nintendo had originally revealed Snipperclips back in January, with the company promising that the creative co-op puzzle game would b...

By John Jacques on 26 February 2017
Nintendo Fan Camps for 30 Days to Buy Switch Console

Nintendo Fan Camps for 30 Days to Buy Switch Console

While some Nintendo fans are waiting for the Switch console to arrive at their door via one of many online retailers, one fan is taking things old school. Much like gamers did in the old days, Alex Pe...

By Anthony Taormina on 25 February 2017
Nintendo Switch Day One Patch Adds Online Features

Nintendo Switch Day One Patch Adds Online Features

Nintendo announced this morning that a day one patch for the Nintendo Switch will add online features to the console. The patch will bring the Nintendo eShop, online multiplayer, sharing im...

By Boston Blake on 23 February 2017
Rumor: Nintendo Switch Internal Hardware Photos Leaked

Rumor: Nintendo Switch Internal Hardware Photos Leaked

An assortment of images posted online might just be our very first look at the well-kept secrets that are the internal specs of the upcoming Nintendo Switch. New images have surfaced that m...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 21 February 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild DLC Still 'In Development'

Zelda: Breath of the Wild DLC Still 'In Development'

Nintendo officially announces that the DLC for its forthcoming open world adventure, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, is still “in development” at the moment. Several days ago, Nint...

By Kyle Sledge on 20 February 2017
Nintendo Switch Account Registration is Open Now

Nintendo Switch Account Registration is Open Now

Nintendo refreshed its account system landing page this week, and that means gamers can now preemptively register for the new Nintendo Account ID for the Switch. The Nintendo Switch represe...

By Cody Gravelle on 20 February 2017
Square Enix is Interested in Final Fantasy 14 on Switch

Square Enix is Interested in Final Fantasy 14 on Switch

Square Enix producer Naoki Yoshida discusses the possibility of the popular MMORPG Final Fantasy 14 coming to Nintendo’s upcoming Nintendo Switch console. Ever since the console’s reveal, N...

By Dalton Cooper on 20 February 2017
5 Games Like Zelda To Tide You Over Until Breath of the Wild

5 Games Like Zelda To Tide You Over Until Breath of the Wild

The wait for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild will be a tough one, but fans can try out these five Zelda-like experiences to t...

By Dalton Cooper on 19 February 2017
Stardew Valley is Coming to the Switch with Multiplayer

Stardew Valley is Coming to the Switch with Multiplayer

Nintendo confirms that last year’s sleeper hit Stardew Valley is headed to the Switch this summer, and it’s set to be the first version of the game to introduce multiplayer.

By Brad Jones on 19 February 2017
Sony Patented Device That Looks Like Nintendo Switch

Sony Patented Device That Looks Like Nintendo Switch

A new patent has been filed by Sony showing a handheld console that looks curiously similar in design to the Nintendo Switch coming in just a few weeks. The Nintendo Switch is just weeks aw...

By Weston Albert on 19 February 2017
Nintendo Switch Adding Stylus Accessory?

Nintendo Switch Adding Stylus Accessory?

Shigeru Miyamoto mentions using a pen on the Switch’s tablet during an interview with TIME, leading to speculation that Nintendo might have a stylus accessory in development. While both the...

By Jason Gallagher on 14 February 2017
Rumor: Nintendo Switch Hardware Specs Leaked

Rumor: Nintendo Switch Hardware Specs Leaked

Hardware specifications of the Nintendo Switch appear online, confirming many of the rumors that have been floating around concerning the new console. Seems like Reddit has done it again, a...

By Fergus O'Sullivan on 14 February 2017
Nintendo Switch: 10 Consoles Can Locally Connect

Nintendo Switch: 10 Consoles Can Locally Connect

Nintendo confirms that 10 Nintendo Switch consoles can connect to each other with LAN Play, though two of those Switch users will only be able to spectate. When the Nintendo Switch launches...

By Jasmine Henry on 14 February 2017
Nintendo Switch Fighting Game ARMS Gets 2 New Trailers

Nintendo Switch Fighting Game ARMS Gets 2 New Trailers

Nintendo Switch launch title, fighting game ARMS, gets two new trailers focusing on the skills and abilities of its characters including Mechinara, Ribbon Girl and Spring Man. One of the most promisin...

By Jasmine Henry on 11 February 2017
New Yooka-Laylee Footage Shows Off Unseen World

New Yooka-Laylee Footage Shows Off Unseen World

The upcoming Playtonic Games-developed title Yooka-Laylee shows off footage from a never-before-seen world called Capital Cashino, and it looks like a ton of fun.

By AJ Caulfield on 09 February 2017
Link Won't Speak in Zelda: Breath of the Wild?

Link Won't Speak in Zelda: Breath of the Wild?

Shigeru Miyamoto and Zelda series producer Eiji Aonuma answer 51 questions about The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, reiterating that Link won’t talk in the game. The Legend of Zelda:...

By Dalton Cooper on 08 February 2017
Nintendo Switch Won't Have Web Browser at Launch

Nintendo Switch Won't Have Web Browser at Launch

According to Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima, the Nintendo Switch will not support a web browser at launch, but the feature could be added at a later date. When the Wii U launched, it...

By Dalton Cooper on 08 February 2017
10 Best Nintendo Launch Games Ever

10 Best Nintendo Launch Games Ever

With the launch of the innovative Nintendo Switch console right around the corner, Game Rant takes a look back at the best launch games in Nintendo history.

By Dalton Cooper on 06 February 2017
Hands-On: Zelda Is Immense and Mobile on Switch

Hands-On: Zelda Is Immense and Mobile on Switch

One Game Rant editor goes hands-on with The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild for the Nintendo Switch, taking in the brief demo on both the television and the Switch console. I was on-han...

By Riley Little on 04 February 2017
Hands-On: Nintendo Switch Is Some Intriguing Tech

Hands-On: Nintendo Switch Is Some Intriguing Tech

Cautious optimism takes center stage as one Game Rant editor goes hands-on with the brand new portable and home gaming console hybrid, the Nintendo Switch. There’s always something special...

By Riley Little on 01 February 2017
Nintendo Switch Doesn't Come With Pack-In Game or Demo

Nintendo Switch Doesn't Come With Pack-In Game or Demo

The Nintendo Switch will definitely be coming without pack-in games, according to new confirmation from Nintendo briefing correspondent Takashi Mochizuki Fans who are looking to pick up a N...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 01 February 2017
1-2-Switch Hands-On Preview

1-2-Switch Hands-On Preview

Game Rant goes hands-on with a few of the party minigames from 1-2-Switch, one of the upcoming launch titles for the Nintendo Switch console. As the launch of the Nintendo Switch draws ever...

By John Jacques on 30 January 2017
Arms Hands-On Preview

Arms Hands-On Preview

One Game Rant writer goes hands-on with Arms, an upcoming Nintendo Switch title which features a colorful roster of wacky fighters with spring-loaded arms. The Nintendo Treehouse event from...

By John Jacques on 29 January 2017
Skyrim Mod Support Could Come to Nintendo Switch

Skyrim Mod Support Could Come to Nintendo Switch

UPDATE: Best Buy Canada has confirmed that the Nintendo Switch Skyrim listing was posted in error. Original story below: A product listing on the Best Buy Canada website possibly leaks th...

By Dalton Cooper on 26 January 2017
Nintendo Switch Commercial Focuses on Bathroom Mode

Nintendo Switch Commercial Focuses on Bathroom Mode

A German Nintendo Switch commercial features a gamer playing the console on a toilet, also offering up new footage of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe multiplayer gameplay. For many, the major selling p...

By Jasmine Henry on 26 January 2017
Resident Evil 7 is Not in Development for Switch

Resident Evil 7 is Not in Development for Switch

Capcom’s Masachika Kawata, the producer of Resident Evil 7, reveals that there are currently no plans to bring the game to the Nintendo Switch console. Over the years, Capcom has had a stro...

By Dalton Cooper on 23 January 2017
Nintendo Switch Online Service Will Be a Balancing Act

Nintendo Switch Online Service Will Be a Balancing Act

With Nintendo offering a paid-for online service with the release of the Switch, we look at what the company needs to do to be able to offer up a competitive service for users. With the Nin...

By Rob Gordon on 22 January 2017
Nintendo Switch Will Sell 40 Million Units in 4 Years

Nintendo Switch Will Sell 40 Million Units in 4 Years

One analysis firm expects that the upcoming Nintendo Switch console will reach 40 million units sold within its first four years of release, putting it on PS4 and Xbox One pace. A report th...

By John Jacques on 22 January 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Has an Alternate Ending

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Has an Alternate Ending

Veteran Nintendo producer Eiji Aonuma reveals that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild will feature an alternate ending that players will have to unlock. It is common for RPGs to have a...

By Weston Albert on 22 January 2017
Breath of the Wild’s Backstory Translated By Fans

Breath of the Wild’s Backstory Translated By Fans

The Legend of Zelda fans band together to translate the fictional Hylian language from the map bundled in Breath of the Wild‘s Special Edition to decipher the game’s backstory. Remember wh...

By Weston Albert on 20 January 2017
What Suda51 Really Said During Switch Presentation

What Suda51 Really Said During Switch Presentation

No More Heroes creator Suda51 gets an updated translation for his Nintendo Switch Travis Touchdown reveal that makes a lot more sense than the original broadcast. Although Nintendo’s stock...

By Denny Connolly on 20 January 2017
10 Cloverfield Lane Director Says He'd Like To Make A Game

10 Cloverfield Lane Director Says He'd Like To Make A Game

10 Cloverfield Lane director Dan Trachtenberg discusses his eagerness to make a video game of his own, although what kind of game this would be is still up in the air. Dan Trachtenberg is...

By John Jacques on 20 January 2017
Super Smash Bros. Could Be Coming to Nintendo Switch

Super Smash Bros. Could Be Coming to Nintendo Switch

Nintendo of America COO Reggie Fils-Aime drops a hint that Super Smash Bros. could be on its way to the Nintendo Switch in a new inte...

By Brad Jones on 18 January 2017
Super Mario Odyssey Will Be at E3 2017

Super Mario Odyssey Will Be at E3 2017

Nintendo officially confirms that its forthcoming video game for the Switch console, Super Mario Odyssey, is going to be present at E3 2017 this summer. Without a doubt, one of the most exc...

By Kyle Sledge on 17 January 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Wii U Version Requires 3GB

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Wii U Version Requires 3GB

Nintendo officially confirms that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild‘s Wii U version requires fans to download 3 gigabytes of data in order to play the game. Not too long ago, Nintendo...

By Kyle Sledge on 17 January 2017
Super Mario Odyssey Meets GTA 4

Super Mario Odyssey Meets GTA 4

One gaming fan creates a bizarre, yet hilarious video combining elements from Nintendo’s Super Mario Odyssey reveal trailer with Rockstar Games’ Grand Theft Auto 4. Earlier this week, Ninte...

By Kyle Sledge on 17 January 2017
Nintendo Switch Will Outperform Wii U, Says Fils-Aime

Nintendo Switch Will Outperform Wii U, Says Fils-Aime

The president and chief operating officer of Nintendo of America, Reggie Fils-Aime, explains in an interview why the Switch will outperform the Wii U. As many Nintendo fans are well aware,...

By Kyle Sledge on 17 January 2017
More Zelda Games Could Come to Nintendo Switch

More Zelda Games Could Come to Nintendo Switch

The Legend of Zelda series producer Eiji Aonuma indicates that another Zelda game after Breath of the Wild could one day be developed for the Nintendo Switch. Fans have been waiting for Th...

By Dalton Cooper on 17 January 2017
Nintendo Switch Bundled Grip Doesn't Charge Joy-Cons

Nintendo Switch Bundled Grip Doesn't Charge Joy-Cons

Online store descriptions reveal that the Nintendo Switch packed in Joy-Con grip accessory does not charge the Joy-Con controllers as fans need to purchase a separate accessory. It’s been a...

By Derek Nichols on 16 January 2017
Nintendo Switch Launch Is Not 'Be-all and end-all'

Nintendo Switch Launch Is Not 'Be-all and end-all'

Nintendo America’s Reggie Fils-Aime claims the set of Nintendo Switch launch titles aren’t the “be-all and end-all” for the console, and that later releases will help. After Nintendo origin...

By Boston Blake on 16 January 2017
Nintendo Switch: 5 Most Exciting Games in 2017

Nintendo Switch: 5 Most Exciting Games in 2017

Nintendo announced numerous games releasing for the Nintendo Switch in 2017, but these five stand out as the most exciting games coming to the new console this year. While Nintendo spent a...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 January 2017
No New Race Tracks in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe for Switch

No New Race Tracks in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe for Switch

Nintendo confirms that, outside of a handful of new characters, weapons, and battlegrounds, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe will not feature any new tracks on Nintendo Switch. Despite already being ava...

By Riley Little on 15 January 2017
Head of Xbox Reveals His Opinion on Super Mario Odyssey

Head of Xbox Reveals His Opinion on Super Mario Odyssey

Head of Xbox, Phil Spencer, sounds off on what he thought about Nintendo’s reveal of Super Mario Odyssey, the Nintendo Switch, and Breath of the Wild. When the Nintendo Switch was first rev...

By Weston Albert on 15 January 2017
Nintendo Switch Can Support 2TB Micro SDXC Cards

Nintendo Switch Can Support 2TB Micro SDXC Cards

Nintendo reveals in an official statement that the Nintendo Switch can support Micro SDXC cards, which can offer the system up to an extra 2TB of memory. The Nintendo Switch has been at the...

By Cody Gravelle on 15 January 2017
Travis Touchdown Switch Game Will Be Directed by Suda51

Travis Touchdown Switch Game Will Be Directed by Suda51

No More Heroes series creator Suda51 reveals more details about his new Travis Touchdown game for the Nintendo Switch, and confirms it will not release in 2017. The Nintendo Switch present...

By Dalton Cooper on 14 January 2017
What's the Difference Between Zelda On Switch & Wii U?

What's the Difference Between Zelda On Switch & Wii U?

Nintendo confirms that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild will have a higher resolution and faster load times on the Switch console when compared to its Wii U counterpart. In the fallo...

By Riley Little on 14 January 2017
Nintendo Announces New Switch Games: 1-2-Switch & Arms

Nintendo Announces New Switch Games: 1-2-Switch & Arms

Nintendo announces two new games for the Nintendo Switch during its Treehouse event that make unique use of the Joy-Con controllers of the console, 1-2-Switch and Arms. Nintendo has given m...

By Weston Albert on 14 January 2017
Metroid Game Teased for Nintendo Switch

Metroid Game Teased for Nintendo Switch

Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime teases that classic Nintendo franchises could return on the Nintendo Switch, including the Metroid series. For a decade now, fans have been cl...

By Dalton Cooper on 14 January 2017
Why The Nintendo Switch Doesn't Have A Pack-In Game

Why The Nintendo Switch Doesn't Have A Pack-In Game

Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime details why Nintendo made the choice to release the Switch by itself, without a bundled game included at launch. Nintendo officially detailed ...

By Sarah Fields on 13 January 2017
Super Mario Odyssey Designed for 'Core' Gamers

Super Mario Odyssey Designed for 'Core' Gamers

Upcoming Nintendo Switch game Super Mario Odyssey is designed for “core” gamers and people who “like action games” reveals famed game designer Shigeru Miyamoto. One of the biggest (and most...

By Jasmine Henry on 13 January 2017
No More Heroes' Travis Touchdown Coming to Switch

No More Heroes' Travis Touchdown Coming to Switch

Suda51 appears during the Nintendo Switch presentation to announce that a new game starring No More Heroes‘ Travis Touchdown is in development for the Switch. The Wii era may be best known...

By Dalton Cooper on 13 January 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Uses About Half of Switch Memory

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Uses About Half of Switch Memory

Nintendo officially reveals the file size for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, and the game takes up almost half of the Switch’s hard drive space. Following last night’s reveal of T...

By Kyle Sledge on 13 January 2017
Nintendo Stock Drops After Switch Console Event

Nintendo Stock Drops After Switch Console Event

Nintendo stock prices drop six percent after the official Nintendo Switch event, leading some gamers and analysts to worry about the future and potential of the console. After months of wai...

By Boston Blake on 13 January 2017
Xbox Offers Congrats To Nintendo On Switch News

Xbox Offers Congrats To Nintendo On Switch News

A member of the Xbox team sent out a congratulatory message to Nintendo following its recent Switch event that revealed important details on the company’s latest console. Mike Ybarra, Xbox...

By Curt Hutson on 13 January 2017
Ultra Street Fighter 2 announced for Nintendo Switch

Ultra Street Fighter 2 announced for Nintendo Switch

Capcom announces a brand new version of Street Fighter 2 for the Nintendo Switch, which is set to introduce two new characters and one new mode. Last night, an international audience gather...

By Brad Jones on 13 January 2017
Watch The Nintendo Switch Games Event Here

Watch The Nintendo Switch Games Event Here

Nintendo hosts a special Switch-themed Treehouse event after announcing the upcoming console’s price and release date. Watch along here and learn more about the launch titles. When Nintendo...

By Denny Connolly on 13 January 2017
Nintendo Switch Controllers Cost $80

Nintendo Switch Controllers Cost $80

After its official reveal event for the Nintendo Switch, a complete accessories list for the new console releases along side some higher than expected price points. After teasing its fan ba...

By Derek Nichols on 13 January 2017
Nintendo Switch Specs Revealed: 720p Screen, 32GB HDD

Nintendo Switch Specs Revealed: 720p Screen, 32GB HDD

Following the official reveal of the Switch in Japan, Nintendo releases the system’s official specs, including the tablet’s resolution and storage capacity. The Nintendo Switch was finally...

By Jason Gallagher on 13 January 2017
4Chan Post Leaked Info About Nintendo Switch Stream

4Chan Post Leaked Info About Nintendo Switch Stream

A 4Chan post leaks titles of several Nintendo Switch games a few hours before launch and gets most of them right, including Splatoon 2 and the new Zelda. One of the most hyped consoles in h...

By Fergus O'Sullivan on 13 January 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Special Editions Revealed

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Special Editions Revealed

In addition to the release date, Nintendo announces that a limited edition of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – dubbed the ‘Master Edition’ – will also be released. After nearly six...

By Alexander Pan on 13 January 2017
Nintendo Switch: Splatoon's Inklings Join Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

Nintendo Switch: Splatoon's Inklings Join Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

Nintendo shows off more of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe for Switch, highlighting a few new tracks for a revamped Battle Mode, and five new characters – including Splatoon’s Inklings. After ample hyp...

By Riley Little on 13 January 2017
Fire Emblem Warriors Announced

Fire Emblem Warriors Announced

Nintendo’s live event for their upcoming console, the Switch, revealed Fire Emblem Warriors amid a flurry of fresh, new titles coming to the console in the future. During the Switch event,...

By Curt Hutson on 13 January 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Gets Trailer & Release Date

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Gets Trailer & Release Date

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has finally got a release date as Nintendo drop a new trailer, announcing that the game will launch March 3, alongside the Switch. It’s been a long...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 13 January 2017
Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Announced For Nintendo Switch

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Announced For Nintendo Switch

During the Nintendo Switch presentation, Monolith Soft announces that Xenoblade Chronicles 2 will be making its way to the Big N’s upcoming new console. There were quite a few big announce...

By Alexander Pan on 13 January 2017
Splatoon 2 Trailer and Release Window

Splatoon 2 Trailer and Release Window

Splatoon 2 is officially announced for the Switch with a reveal trailer that confirms new weapons, outfits, game modes, and a summer 2017 release window. Splatoon has been a big hit at the...

By Denny Connolly on 13 January 2017
Nintendo Switch Battery Life

Nintendo Switch Battery Life

Nintendo reveals that the new Switch console battery life will vary between 2.5 and 6 hours while outside of the dock depending on the gameplay experience on offer. Since its announcement,...

By Anthony Taormina on 13 January 2017
Nintendo Switch Release Date Revealed

Nintendo Switch Release Date Revealed

Nintendo finally confirms the launch date for its long-awaited Nintendo Switch console, giving gamers time to plan their schedules around the upcoming March release. For consumer, it has be...

By Riley Little on 13 January 2017
Nintendo Switch Price

Nintendo Switch Price

After months long speculation, Nintendo finally reveals the price of its new Switch console. The Nintendo Switch carries a suggested retail price of $299. There has been a lot of debate and...

By Anthony Taormina on 13 January 2017
Nintendo Switch Will Outsell the Wii U, Say Developers

Nintendo Switch Will Outsell the Wii U, Say Developers

Games developers express confidence that the Nintendo Switch will outsell the Wii U, though some are uncertain that the console’s portable tablet will be a hit with gamers. Since its releas...

By Jasmine Henry on 13 January 2017
LEGO City: Undercover Gets Trailer Before Switch Launch

LEGO City: Undercover Gets Trailer Before Switch Launch

Warner Bros. Interactive releases a brand new trailer for the open-world game LEGO City Undercover ahead of its launch on the Nintendo Switch, PC, PS4, and Xbox One. When Warner Bros. Inter...

By Jasmine Henry on 13 January 2017
Watch the Nintendo Switch Live Stream Presentation

Watch the Nintendo Switch Live Stream Presentation

The event has ended! Read full details on the Nintendo Switch Price and Nintendo Switch Release Date. Ever since Nintendo confirmed the official title of its console originally codenamed NX...

By Kyle Sledge on 13 January 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild March 2017 Release Leaked

Zelda: Breath of the Wild March 2017 Release Leaked

Ahead of tonight’s Nintendo Switch event, box art leaked from the GAME retail store suggests that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is launching in March 2017 after all. As the releas...

By Denny Connolly on 12 January 2017
Nintendo Switch Pre-Orders Will Go Live at NYC Store

Nintendo Switch Pre-Orders Will Go Live at NYC Store

Nintendo reveals that Switch console pre-orders will go live at its New York based store on January 13th at 9am, but there is no word if online retailers will follow Although retailers and...

By Anthony Taormina on 12 January 2017
Nintendo Switch Launch Guide: What You Need to Know

Nintendo Switch Launch Guide: What You Need to Know

Here is everything you need to know about the launch of Nintendo’s upcoming Nintendo Switch console, including its price, release date, launch lineup of games, and more.

By Dalton Cooper on 11 January 2017
Nintendo Switch Will Have a Pokemon Game

Nintendo Switch Will Have a Pokemon Game

A posting on GameStop teases that a new Pokemon game is in development for Nintendo Switch, possibly to be revealed during the console’s January 12th event. The big January 12th Nintendo Sw...

By Dalton Cooper on 10 January 2017
Nvidia CEO says Nintendo Switch Will Blow You Away

Nvidia CEO says Nintendo Switch Will Blow You Away

In a recent interview, Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang spoke positively about the upcoming Nintendo Switch, singing its praises and claiming it will blow people away. Not a lot is known about the...

By Curt Hutson on 09 January 2017
Yooka-Laylee Trailer Shows Off Multiplayer Gameplay

Yooka-Laylee Trailer Shows Off Multiplayer Gameplay

Playtonic Games releases a new trailer for the upcoming Banjo-Kazooie spiritual successor Yooka-Laylee that shows off some of the game’s multiplayer gameplay.

By Dalton Cooper on 09 January 2017
Nintendo Switch Treehouse Event Will Focus on Upcoming Games

Nintendo Switch Treehouse Event Will Focus on Upcoming Games

Nintendo announces a Treehouse Live event for next Friday, January 13, where the Big N will provide fans with a more in-depth look at the Switch’s launch lineup. In less than one week, Nint...

By Jason Gallagher on 06 January 2017
Breath of the Wild to Have Beedle the Merchant Return?

Breath of the Wild to Have Beedle the Merchant Return?

Nintendo’s most recent post on its The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Facebook page may hint at the return of a familiar merchant from the series. The official Facebook page for The Le...

By Curt Hutson on 06 January 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild - Everything We Know So Far

Zelda: Breath of the Wild - Everything We Know So Far

Updated 1/14/2017 Here’s everything we know so far about The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, the open world Zelda game for Wii U and Nintendo Switch set to release in 2017. The Legend of Zelda:...

By Dalton Cooper on 03 January 2017
Nintendo Switch: 10 Games We Want to See Revealed

Nintendo Switch: 10 Games We Want to See Revealed

With the special January 12th Nintendo Switch event right around the corner, we name 10 games we would like to see Nintendo reveal, including Metroid and Super Mario. While the Nintendo Swi...

By Dalton Cooper on 03 January 2017
Nintendo Switch May Not Get Current Gen Ports

Nintendo Switch May Not Get Current Gen Ports

Former Ubisoft rendering lead reveals the Nintendo Switch may not have the processing power to handle current generation game ports, which may hurt the console’s success. One of the most ex...

By Boston Blake on 01 January 2017
Rumor: Red Dead Redemption 2, Mass Effect Not On Switch

Rumor: Red Dead Redemption 2, Mass Effect Not On Switch

Respected leaker and rumormonger Laura Dale is reporting that both Red Dead Redemption 2 and Mass Effect: Andromeda will not be made available on the Nintendo Switch. Speculation regarding...

By Rory Young on 30 December 2016
Dragon Quest 11 Trailer Shows Dragon Riding Gameplay

Dragon Quest 11 Trailer Shows Dragon Riding Gameplay

Excerpt from feature story about series’ history reveals that Dragon Quest 11 will feature new mechanics, including the ability to mount and ride dragons Fans who have been waiting for Drag...

By Fergus O'Sullivan on 30 December 2016
10 Games That Deserve Nintendo Switch Ports

10 Games That Deserve Nintendo Switch Ports

Nintendo’s new console could offer new ways to experience the biggest video games in a brand new way and so Game Rant has put together a Nintendo Switch port wishlist.

By Jasmine Henry on 23 December 2016
Nintendo Switch Runs Much Faster When Docked

Nintendo Switch Runs Much Faster When Docked

The Nintendo Switch CPU and GPU speeds leak and suggest that the undocked version of the upcoming console is much less powerful than the docked mode. The Nintendo Switch’s greatest strength...

By Denny Connolly on 20 December 2016
Nintendo Switch Tour Includes 6 North American Cities

Nintendo Switch Tour Includes 6 North American Cities

Nintendo plans a kick-off tour for the Nintendo Switch to follow its reveal stream, with a plan to take the console to six cities across the U.S. and Canada for gamers to try it out. Plenty...

By Sarah Fields on 17 December 2016
Report: Nintendo Switch is Less Powerful Than PS4

Report: Nintendo Switch is Less Powerful Than PS4

Sources reveal that the Nintendo Switch is actually less powerful than the three year old launch version of the PlayStation 4, thanks to outdated processor architecture. For the last few ge...

By Denny Connolly on 15 December 2016
Nintendo Switch Release Date, Price Reveal Details

Nintendo Switch Release Date, Price Reveal Details

The Nintendo Switch has a reveal stream set for January 12 where gamers will finally find out the upcoming console’s release date and price – here’s when to tune in. A couple of weeks ago N...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 13 December 2016
Why Nintendo's New Console is Called Switch

Why Nintendo's New Console is Called Switch

A Nintendo spokesperson reveals why the company decided to name its new console Nintendo Switch, offering two different reasons why the name was chosen. Following its reveal trailer, Ninten...

By Dalton Cooper on 09 December 2016
Nintendo Switch to Support GameCube Virtual Console, Says Report

Nintendo Switch to Support GameCube Virtual Console, Says Report

The Nintendo Switch is reportedly set to have GameCube Virtual Console support, with Super Smash Bros. Melee, Luigi’s Mansion, and Super Mario Sunshine being tested. Although Nintendo isn’t...

By Jasmine Henry on 09 December 2016
The Legend of Zelda Gets Official Pocket Watches

The Legend of Zelda Gets Official Pocket Watches

Pre-orders open for a pair of pocket watches based off of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, featuring concept art and classic imagery from the game series. As a critically-acclaimed...

By Sarah Fields on 08 December 2016
Todd Howard Talks Nintendo Switch

Todd Howard Talks Nintendo Switch

The head of Bethesda Game Studios, Todd Howard, discusses the upcoming Nintendo Switch console, offering glowing praise for Nintendo’s innovative new system. In the Nintendo Switch reveal t...

By Dalton Cooper on 21 November 2016
Nintendo Switch Motion Controllers Leaked by GameStop

Nintendo Switch Motion Controllers Leaked by GameStop

While speaking to investors about its quarterly financials, GameStop CEO Paul Raines accidentally outs the existence of motion controllers for the Nintendo Switch. Since the incredible sale...

By Dalton Cooper on 20 November 2016
Nintendo Switch Mario/Raving Rabbids Launch Title

Nintendo Switch Mario/Raving Rabbids Launch Title

According to a new report, Ubisoft and Nintendo are currently developing a Mario/Raving Rabbids turn-based RPG that will be a Nintendo Switch launch title. Nintendo’s upcoming console, the...

By Jasmine Henry on 19 November 2016
Rumor Patrol: Zelda Won't Release in March 2017

Rumor Patrol: Zelda Won't Release in March 2017

A new rumor claims The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild will be delayed past its current March 2017 launch window due to issues with localizing the game. Although only a handful of games...

By Boston Blake on 15 November 2016
Nintendo Switch Has a 720p Multi-Touch Screen

Nintendo Switch Has a 720p Multi-Touch Screen

A new report claims that the Nintendo Switch’s portable screen will feature a 720p display and that it will be Nintendo’s first capacitive multi-touch screen. Last week’s Nintendo Switch r...

By Sarah Fields on 28 October 2016
Nintendo Plans To Ship 2 Million Switch Units In March

Nintendo Plans To Ship 2 Million Switch Units In March

During a financial briefing, Nintendo reveals that it expects to ship 2 million Nintendo Switch units by March 2017, though analysts express concern about the figure. Following the announce...

By Jasmine Henry on 26 October 2016
New Mario Game Confirmed for Nintendo Switch

New Mario Game Confirmed for Nintendo Switch

Nintendo’s Switch reveal included several games likely targeting release on the new console, including a new Mario game that may feature an open world. Earlier today, Nintendo debuted the N...

By Anthony Taormina on 20 October 2016