Browsing tag: Nintendo

Nintendo Switch 5.0 Update Is Now Available, Here’s the Improvements News 0

News 0 There’s a new system update for the Nintendo Switch rolled out by Nintendo, and it has a bunch of useful features included. This Nintendo Switch 5.0 update integrates Facebook and Twitter friends, shores up the security for parental controls and more. Here’s the full system update notes (via Nintendo): Improvements Included in Version 5.0.0 Facebook and […]

Fully Working DIY Nintendo Switch XL Looks Awesome News 0

News 0 The Nintendo Switch is great at being both a home and portable console. However, when undocked and taken on-the-go, the Switch loses a few key features, and players are forced to  game on the small screen. In an attempt to merge the two modes, by combining docked functionality with a larger screen in a still-portable […]

Rumor: Pokemon Nintendo Switch Is in the Localization Stage News 0

News 0 Over on Twitter, proven leaker @Pixelpar is claiming that the Pokemon Nintendo Switch game is currently in the localization stage for Europe. This means that translators are working on the game’s dialog, making it comprehensible in different countries. Looks like the initial European translations for Pokemon Switch are planned to be completed between April – June. They […]

Nintendo Switch Paid Online Launching September 2018 News 1

News 1 Nintendo Switch Paid Online Launching September 2018 Following reports late last year that Nintendo was pushing the Nintendo Switch Online service to sometime in “fall 2018,” the company has now announced just when we’ll be able to pay for a better online experience! The Nintendo Switch paid online service will roll out in September 2018! […]

Mario Movie Made in Partnership With Illumination, Mario Kart Tour Coming to Mobile News 1

News 1 While much of the world was asleep last night, Nintendo was busy making waves, revealing new game announcements, and even a movie. Nintendo is partnering with Illumination to create the Mario movie. These are the folks behind Despicable Me and the Minions franchises. There isn’t much known about the Mario movie, other than that it will be an “animated film based on the immersive […]

Nintendo President Talks Labo Third-Party Support, Cardboard Tech Boosts Nintendo’s Value by $1.4 Billion News 0

News 0 Love it or hate it, the Nintendo Labo has got the industry talking. Overall, the Labo’s reception and predicted success has seen Nintendo’s value boosted by $1.4 billion. Speaking with Time, Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime gave a short statement regarding third-party support for the Labo hardware (cardware?): “While there’s nothing to announce today, […]

German Ratings Board Thought Nintendo Labo Was Trash (Literally) News 0

News 0 The German ratings board, Unterhaltungssoftware Selbstkontrolle (Entertainment Software Self-Regulation), today revealed that it had accidentally thrown away the new Nintendo Labo cardboard peripheral, thinking it was trash. They tweeted the following (in German): ENDLICH können wir die Anekdote erzählen, wie die neueste Nintendo-Hardware einmal beinahe von der Reinigungskraft als Altpapier entsorgt wurde 📦📦📦 (die Geschichte hätte […]

Nintendo Reveals the Nintendo Labo “Interactive Build-and-Play Experiences” News 0

News 0 When it was first revealed, many gamers doubted the Nintendo Switch. It went in a completely different direction to the competition, focusing on being a hybrid entertainment system. Despite this, the Switch has been hugely successful. Now it’s time for another wacky (yet potentially super successful) Nintendo idea: the Nintendo Labo. This “new line of […]

Splatoon 2 Update 2.2.0 Goes Wild With Weapon Changes & Bug Fixes News 0

News 0 Nintendo has detailed a new Splatoon 2 update which focuses heavily on balancing weapons. In addition to this, the January 16 update will fix a range of bugs. Here’s a list of affected weapons and the changes being made: Main Weapons: Splattershot Jr. Custom Splattershot Jr. Made it easier to ink the area under your feet. Dynamo […]

Payday 2 Nintendo Switch Version Release Date Announced News 0

News 0 With the success of the Nintendo Switch now at historical levels, it seems publishers are now more open to releasing “adult” content on the console. One of the titles that fits the bill is Overkill Software’s Payday 2. During the Nintendo Direct that happened earlier today, Nintendo announced that the Payday 2 Nintendo Switch release […]

Nintendo Announces Mario Tennis Aces for Nintendo Switch News 0

News 0 As part of the Nintendo Direct-mini, the “online home for exclusive news” as the Japanese developer describes it, Nintendo announced the latest installment of the popular Mario Tennis series aptly named Mario Tennis Aces for the Nintendo Switch. The game will launch sometime in Spring 2018 and will feature a twist on gameplay that will challenge […]

NBA Playgrounds Getting Patched on Nintendo Switch Necessitates a New Download News 0

News 0 The next time you complain about the file sizes you need to download to upload a game on the PlayStation 4 or Xbox One, make sure to remember this story. Over on the Nintendo Switch, Saber Interactive’s NBA Playgrounds got an update, but instead of getting a regular file to download, players must download an […]

Nintendo Switch Becomes Fastest-Selling Console of All Time in the US News 0

News 0 The Nintendo Switch is now the fastest-selling console of all time in the US. This information has been revealed via press release, which states that, in its first 10 months, the Switch has sold more than 4.8 million units in the US. This surpasses the Wii, which held the previous record of 4 million sold […]

Splatoon 2 Update Targets Multiplayer Issues, League Battle Connection Problem & More News 0

News 0 A new Splatoon 2 update is now available to download and install. Patch 2.1.1 targets multiplayer issues, implementing several fixes which should make for a smoother experience, both in terms of connection quality and gameplay itself. Here’s the full list of patch notes for the latest Splatoon 2 update: Changes to Multiplayer – Fixed an issue in Clam Blitz […]

Nintendo Switch Online Paid Subscription Pushed Back to Fall 2018 News 0

News 0 While the Nintendo Switch has an online service up and running, the full fledged version, called Nintendo Switch Online, will be a paid service just like its counterparts the PlayStation Network, and Xbox Live. Originally set to launch in fall 2017, the Nintendo Switch Online service has been pushed back to fall 2018! This was […]

Arms Won’t Be Receiving Any More Content Updates News 0

News 0 Yesterday, we reported on the latest Arms update (5.0.0), which brought a new fighter, new ARMs, a new stage, and much more. While this was a fantastic update, which players are sure to love, it’s also the final content update that the game will be getting. Nintendo posted the following message on their Japanese site: 大型のアップデートとしては、今回が最後のアップデートになる予定です。もちろん、今後もゲームバランスの調整は継続しておこなっていきますので、参戦ファイターも増えてにぎやかになった『ARMS』を、今後ともお楽しみいただければ幸いです! Translated as: As a […]

Arms Update 5.0.0 Adds New Fighter “Dr. Coyle,” Tweaks Balance & More News 0

News 0 A new Arms update is now available to download and install on Nintendo Switch. Patch 5.0.0 adds a new fighter, new ARMs, a new stage, and much more. Find the full list of patch notes below: New fighter “Dr. Coyle” is now available. Play the Grand Prix at LV6 or higher as someone other than Dr. Coyle […]

Nintendo Ramping Up Mobile Game Development News 0

News 0 With Nintendo striking gold with Pokemon Go and Super Mario Run on mobile, it seems the company is aiming to have more Nintendo mobile games out sooner rather than later. According to a report from the Wall Street Journal, Nintendo wants to work with more mobile game studios to release more mobile games given the […]

Nintendo Switch Sales Figures Show the Console Soaring to 10 Million Units in 9 Months News 0

News 0 It was only several months ago that we reported that the Nintendo Switch sold through five million units and it now appears that figure has doubled according to a tweet by Nintendo of America. The Nintendo Switch sales figures are not unexpected given the high demand for the handheld console that the holidays produced. What […]

Arms Patch Makes Springtron a Playable Character, Adds New Badges & More News 0

News 0 Update 4.1 is now live for Arms, allowing “Springtron” to now be selected as a playable character, adding a list of new badges, and more. In addition to this, several Fighters and Arms have received balancing changes. For the full list of patch notes, see below: – The mysterious new fighter “Springtron” can now be selected. – […]

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