Splatoon 2 global testfire will begin on March 24th to March 26th

It looks like Nintendo Switch owners will have a good taste of Splatoon 2 quite early, within the first month actually. Nintendo has officially announced via Youtube that Splatoon 2 will have a testfire from March 24th-26th in other words a beta for the game to test it out and make sure the game has a good release date. They most likely want to give you a small taste so early just because just lik...[Read More]

Splatoon 2 will allow you to create private matches using LAN Play

Splatoon 2 will allow up to eight Nintendo Switch systems to connect via local wireless to play Private Battles, we already knew that. Additional to this, a new feature called LAN Play will enable players to connect eight docked systems using a wired LAN setup. This feature allows players to create local Private Battle tournaments without the need for an Internet connection. You can also use the P...[Read More]

Sumo Digital had Snake Pass up and running on the Nintendo Switch in a week

Snake Pass, one of the many indie games coming out on the Nintendo Switch within its first year was actually pretty easy to get up and running on the Nintendo Switch. The developers say it only took a week to get it working on the console. Now this is just an indie game for other AAA games it maybe a bit longer so don’t get your hopes up just yet, but this is a great sign for more smaller ga...[Read More]

Ubisoft will support the Nintendo Switch strongly, the company has announced

Most of the gaming industry knows right about now that Ubisoft is a strong supporter of the Nintendo Switch. The company reconfirmed its commitment to the upcoming Nintendo Switch platform and says that it will be strongly supporting the console. The company has pointed towards the huge success of the Pokémon franchise which has reaffirmed its belief in the Nintendo brand. Ubisoft says it will be ...[Read More]

Nintendo wanted Nvidia GeForce on the Switch, was a top priority

Genyo Takeda, Nintendo’s ‘Technology Fellow’ who researches and helps create Nintendo hardware, talked about how getting NVIDIA‘s GeForce onto the Nintendo Switch was a top priority for the firm. In their recent investor Q&A, Takeda had the following to say on the matter: “If I can sum up my impression in one short phrase, I would use “high performance but low power consumption” to describe Ni...[Read More]

No plans for Final Fantasy XV for the Nintendo Switch

Square Enix may have voiced their interest in Nintendo’s upcoming console, but they have no interest in a Final Fantasy XV release on the Switch says the director of the title. In an interview with DualShockers, Hajime Tabata has said that they haven’t even really considering testing the game on the system. Barring remakes, a mainline game hasn’t released on a Nintendo system since Final Fantasy V...[Read More]

1-2 Switch will include 28 mini-games

1-2 Switch is going to be a fan favorite launch title especially for those who game with more than 2 people. The upcoming party game will feature 28 mini-games and only 18 of those games have gotten trailers. Here is the list of the 18 games: Wizard Sword Fight Telephone Shaver Runway Soda Baby Joy-Con Rotation Liar Dice Beach Flag Quick Draw Milk Eating Contest Count Balls Ping Pong Safe Cracker ...[Read More]

Pokemon Go is getting a Valentines Day event starting today

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and Niantic is doing another event for Pokemon GO. Throughout the celebration, you’ll notice that Chansey, Clefable, and many other adorable pink Pokémon will be encountered more frequently in the wild. Cleffa, Igglybuff, and Smoochum will also be more likely to hatch from Eggs. And to help you paint your town pink this Valentine’s Day, Lure Modules...[Read More]

Nintendo Network to become key to Nintendo’s business going forward

Nintendo’s president Tatsumi Kimishima has said in an interview with Time, that the Nintendo Network on the Nintendo Switch will become “Key to the business”. Kimishima also said that Nintendo wanted an online subscription price that was appealing to consumers. He also said that the company “Just want to make sure that everyone understands that we will be going above and beyond to make sure that o...[Read More]

Nintendo Switch won’t have a Internet browser at launch

Since the full reveal of the Nintendo Switch, the company has stated that first hand it is a dedicated games console. which means no internet browser or apps, at least at launch. The news was delivered by none other than Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima who revealed the news to TIME. “And in terms of the Internet browser, since all of our efforts have gone toward making Switch an amazing dedic...[Read More]

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has gone gold

We are less than a month until Zelda: Breath of the Wild launches and we have received some great news yesterday. The game has officially gone gold which means it is ready to ship and everything in game is complete. A recent tweet by Monolith Soft employee Yasuyuki Honne showed a picture of a celebration party held by Nintendo. 京都の某ホテルで某タイトルの打ち上げ会♪いやー完成して良かったー\(^o^)/♪ &m...[Read More]

The physical vs digital gaming tug of war

Physical cartridges have been a staple of my gaming life. I can remember being a kid and getting so excited to check out the box art when going through my Toys R’ Us. Being a child of the 80’s meant no internet, and a lot of leg work if you were interested in a game. Trade in’s weren’t a thing yet, so spending $39 and 49$ meant the world. I can remember having to make tough...[Read More]

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