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Minecraft’s ‘Better Together’ Update is Out Now, but Not for Switch

Microsoft made a pretty big announcement during it’s E3 2017 press conference back in June: cross-play for Minecraft. Since Minecraft is..
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GameStop Exclusively Handling the Physical Version of Gear.Club Unlimited on Switch

If you plan on picking up the Switch’s first racing simulator in physical form, then you’re going to have to pay a visit to the folks ov..
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Porting ‘Doom’ To Switch Wasn’t More Difficult Than Other Platforms

Venture Beat recently spoke to Bethesda’s Pete Hines, where he talked a lot about Nintendo and the Switch. Interestingly, Hines claims tha..
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Square Testing Final Fantasy 15 on Nintendo Switch

There have been rumors circulating of Final Fantasy 15 coming to the Nintendo Switch. Some were pegging it as the mobile version, but it loo..
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One Analyst Predicts Switch Sales to Hit 130 Million in 5 Years

The Nintendo Switch has been lighting up sales charts since it launched back in March. For instance, a recent report from the NPD revealed t..
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Nintendo’s Reggie Fils-Aime Explains Why Switch Has Been a Hit

The Nintendo Switch launched worldwide back in March. The system has made massive waves since it hit the market, with about 5 million consol..
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Netflix Rumored to be Ready for Nintendo Switch

The Switch has been out in the wild for half a year now. While the system is already being loved by millions, one of the major criticisms be..
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Watch: ‘Gear.Club Unlimited’ – Nintendo Switch Reveal Trailer

Nintendo has posted the reveal trailer for the upcoming Switch game Gear.Club Unlimited. This upcoming title was originally released on mobi..
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Suda 51 Explains Why Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes is Switch Exclusive

Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes was a huge announcement for the Nintendo Switch during the latest Nindie Direct, and fans of the No Mor..
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Hackers Find NES Golf with 2 Player Joy-Con Support in Nintendo Switch

Earlier this year, an NES emulator was discovered being hidden within every Nintendo Switch by hackers, presumably to be used whenever the V..
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‘Doom’ Is “Custom-Built” For The Nintendo Switch

After the shocking announcement of Doom coming to Nintendo Switch this year, USGamer reached out to Bethesda in hopes of hearing more about ..
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Best Buy Holding Midnight Launch For ‘Super Mario Odyssey’

It’s been confirmed that Best Buy will be holding a midnight launch event on October 27 for Super Mario Odyssey. Be one of the first to pi..
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Nintendo Releases New Switch Commercial

Nintendo of America has produced a brand-new commercial for the Nintendo Switch for the Fall season. It emphasizes some of the system’s ne..
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Switch Outsells PS4 and Xbox One in August 2017 NPD

The Nintendo Switch launched worldwide back in March and it’s been a massive hit since. The hybrid system has gained an amazing following ..
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NBA 2K18 on Switch: Official Filesize

If you’re looking to the download the soon-to-be-released NBA 2K18 on Switch, you have to make sure you have enough space. The game’s l..
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‘Doom’ Launches On Nintendo Switch This Holiday Season

Doom, yes Doom, is coming to Nintendo Switch this year. In one of the biggest announcements coming out of September 13’s Nintendo Direct, ..
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Project Octopath Traveler Demo coming today, to launch 2018

During the Nintendo Direct that took place earlier today, Nintendo announced that a demo for Square Enix’ new RPG Project Octopath Travele..
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‘Skyrim’ For Switch Gets November Release Date

Skyrim has received a release date of November 17 for Nintendo Switch. While the game isn’t planned to get Mod support, it does bring some..
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‘Xenoblade Chronicles 2’ To Be Released On December 1; Special Edition Revealed

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 has gotten an official release date of December 1. Along with this release date, Nintendo announced a Special Edition..
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Nintendo Switch Online App Gets New Update

The controversial app for Nintendo Switch online has been updated to version 1.1.0 – here is what’s new: Voice chat will now continue wh..
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Nintendo Switch Sales Higher Than Xbox One But Lower Than PS4 in UK

The Nintendo Switch has been performing well on the worldwide market since its launch back in March. Even so, one market where Nintendo has ..
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NES Classic Returning in 2018; SNES Classic Will Have a Large Stock

Last year, Nintendo tickled the nostalgia bone of millions of people worldwide with the release of the NES Classic Edition. The miniaturized..
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Oceanhorn on Switch Outsells PS4 & Xbox One Versions Combined

Earlier this week we reported that the indie title Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap sold the most on the Nintendo Switch. Well, turns out tha..
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Wonder Boy on Switch Outsells All Other Versions Combined

One thing that Nintendo fans and owners get a bad rep on is the theory that Nintendo console owners tend to only buy Nintendo games and avoi..
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Reggie Wants Millions of Switch Units For the Holidays

The Nintendo Switch is arguably one of the hottest items of 2017, and will probably be even more sought after during the Holiday season with..
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Reggie Fils-Aime Urges Consumers Not To Buy SNES Classics From Scalpers

A huge problem with last year’s NES Classic Mini was its lack of availability to consumers. The system was produced with the mindset that ..
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Nintendo Switch Network Maintenance Happening on September 11/12

Nintendo will be performing some network-related maintenance exclusively on the Switch on September 11th and 12th. This maintenance will be ..
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Nintendo Opens Teaser Website For ‘Skyrim’ On Switch

The teaser website for Skyrim on Switch has gone live. While not much is there yet, it includes the information letting fans know that the f..
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Codemasters Might Support Switch, But Dismisses Direct Ports from PS4/Xbox One

Codemasters is best known for its variety of racing games. The studio is behind several titles like the F1 and DiRT franchises. Since the..
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NBA 2K18 Producer Explains The Task of Getting The Game on Switch

NBA 2K18 is going to be one of the biggest third-party releases for the Nintendo Switch in 2017 for one main reason: it’s big, and has all..
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Nintendo Bringing Achievements and Leaderboards To Switch?

The developers behind LICHTSPEER recently held an AMA on Reddit. One user asked about online rankings, and in the answer was a very interest..
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Nintendo’s Reggie Fils-Aime Talks Potential For VR

Speaking at the Variety Entertainment and Technology Summit, Nintendo of America Chief Operating Officer, Reggie Fils-Aime, talked a bit abo..
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‘Final Fantasy XV’ Director Talks More About Nintendo Switch

Last month at Gamescom, Final Fantasy XV Director Hajime Tabata teased a franchise-related announcement for Switch. Since then, nothing has ..
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‘L.A. NOIRE’ Costs $10 More On Switch Than Xbox One or Playstation 4

Although it’s fantastic to hear that Nintendo Switch is getting a port of the updated L.A. NOIRE, we have a piece of unfortunate news to r..
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SEGA Reveals Tokyo Game Show Software Lineup

SEGA has officially announced what games its showing off at the Tokyo Game Show. Judging from their lineup it should be a pretty interesting..
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Custom Controls are Coming to ARMS

Are you a fan of ARMS? Then you’re gonna love this news. Nintendo announced today that its bringing customisable controls to their lates..
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SEGA Reveals Tokyo Game Show Games Lineup

SEGA has officially announced what games its showing off at the Tokyo Game Show. Judging from their lineup it should be a pretty interesting..
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‘Resident Evil Revelations Collection’ File Sizes Revealed

Capcom has launched the official website for the upcoming Resident Evil Collections on Nintendo Switch. It’s filled with screenshots and o..
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New Version Of ‘L.A. NOIRE’ Coming To Nintendo Switch In November

Rockstar has announced that a new version of L.A. NOIRE will be released on the Nintendo Switch this November. L.A. Noire for the Nintendo ..
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Pokemon Company CEO Didn’t Think Switch Would Be A Success

In an interview with Bloomberg, The Pokemon Company CEO Tsunekazu Ishihara talked about his original thoughts regarding Nintendo Switch. Int..
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Switch: ‘Resident Evil Revelations’ 1 & 2 Release Date Announced

Capcom has confirmed that Resident Evil Revelations 1 & 2 will be coming to the Nintendo Switch on November 28 in North America. Although th..
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GameStop Managers Receive Free Nintendo Switch Systems at Recent Conference

UPDATE on SEPTEMBER 5th, 2017: After some feedback from the community, certain parts of this post were rewritten. We apologize to those who ..
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Nintendo Network Maintenance Scheduled for September 5 & 7/8

Nintendo has recently scheduled some routine maintenance for its network servers. This maintenance will take place later this week: specific..
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GameStop Managers Received Free Nintendo Switch Systems at Conference

The Nintendo Switch has been selling like wildfire since its launch back in March. The system has been selling so much that a lot of folks s..
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‘Xenoblade Chronicles 2’ Teaser Website Now Live

Nintendo has launched the official website for Xenoblade Chronicles 2 on Nintendo Switch. While it’s currently still in development, the s..
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Junichi Masuda on Remaking More ‘Pokemon’ Games

Continuing their Pokemon coverage, Game Informer talked to Game Freak co-founder Junichi Masuda and asked about the company creating more r..
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Grant Kirkhope Wants To Compose A ‘Legend of Zelda’ Game

Legendary video game composer Grant Kirkhope, whose most recent work is on the Ubisoft/Nintendo crossover Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle, re..
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NBA 2K18 on Switch will be 25GB, Here’s Some Gameplay Footage

NBA 2K18 Switch version will have full parity will be swinging onto Switch in just a few days. It was recently announced that the with that..
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Nintendo Releases Statement on Switch Games Requiring MicroSD Cards

Updated boxarts for the physical version of NBA 2K18 on Nintendo Switch were released yesterday. The updated designs revealed that players ..
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FIFA 18 Developer Says Switch Hardware is “Very Difficult”

The Nintendo Switch has been a pretty big hit since its launch back in March. A lot of developers have acknowledged the system’s good sale..
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Nintendo Switch: ‘NBA 2K18’ Physical Release Coming Mid-October

Although the digital version of NBA 2K18 will be hitting Nintendo Switch on September 15, the physical release was delayed for unknown reaso..
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Nintendo Partnering With Western Digital To Create Memory Cards

A problem with the Nintendo Switch is its severe lack of storage. In 2017, with games topping out at over 100 GB in some cases, 32 GB of int..
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NBA 2K18 for Nintendo Switch Includes All Content/Animations and A.I. as PS4; Does Run at 30FPS

NBA 2K18 is one of two releases from 2K in their yearly sports lineup for the Nintendo Switch, with WWE 2K18 being the other. Since announce..
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GameStop Explains Its Switch Bundles, Demand is Potentially “Greater” Than the Wii

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, then you should know that the Nintendo Switch has been a pretty big hit since it launched worldwid..
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‘Sonic Forces’ Release Date, Bonus Edition Revealed

Sonic Forces launches for the Playstation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch on November 7. Along with this information, SEGA shared a first l..
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NBA 2K18 on Switch will Require a MicroSD Card and ‘Internet Download’

If you plan to pick up the latest NBA 2K title on Switch, then you’re going to need to make sure you have the prerequisites first. The b..
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Street Fighter 2 Getting Limited Re-Release on SNES

Homebrew developers have been keeping retro consoles alive and well, but it’s not often that a 3rd party company themselves goes back and ..
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SNES Classic Edition will be Getting a ‘Super Gamepad’ Accessory

For the two of you who have managed to secure a SNES Classic Edition pre-order (just kidding), you might be happy to know that there will al..
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Switch — Here’s How Gear Club Unlimited Looks Running on the Console

The Nintendo Switch will soon be getting its first realistic racing game in the form of Gear Club Unlimited. From the developers behind Te..
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Theory: Could a ‘Super’ Nintendo Switch Work as a Console x Laptop?

That title may have come off as pretty weird, and it is. Actually, the whole idea behind this article is very weird: Nintendo making an upgr..
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‘Splatoon 2’ Servers Undergoing Maintenance Today (August 29)

Nintendo of America has announced that Splatoon 2‘s servers will undergo maintenance today from 6-11 p.m. PST, which unfortunately means o..
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Watch: ‘Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle’ Launch Trailer

Nintendo has released the launch trailer for their latest collaboration with Ubisoft, Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle. Watch the new piece of..
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‘Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle’ Review Roundup – A Spectacular Switch Game

Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle comes to Nintendo Switch on August 29. With the game so close, I’ve decided to compile excerpts from some r..
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‘Fire Emblem Warriors’ Gets Release Date; First Look At Special Edition

Nintendo of America has announced the release date for Fire Emblem Warriors: October 20, 2017. #FireEmblemWarriors Special Edition includes ..
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Ubisoft Dev Says Steep Still Coming to Nintendo Switch

One of the games that was revealed when the Nintendo Switch was first showcased was Steep, a winter sports game that has released on other p..
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GameStop — Switch Has Had the “Most Successful Nintendo Launch Ever”

The Nintendo Switch hit the worldwide market on March 3rd, 2017. Since then, the system has been a big hit with consumers far and wide. Mass..
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Newest ‘ARMS’ Fighter, Lola Pop, Being Added Mid-September

ARMS’ newest character, Lola Pop, is being added to the game in mid-September, according to Japanese Nintendo. The outlet claims that the..
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Switch: ‘FIFA 18’ Runs At 60FPS When Docked & In Handheld Mode

Although the Nintendo Switch is a weaker console than the Xbox One and Playstation 4, that didn’t stop EA from optimizing it for the platf..