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Splatoon 2: A New Battleground Cometh

Posted on 01/14 20:54 in More | 0

What was rumored to be a port turned into something much more enticing: Splatoon 2 is coming to the Nintendo Switch, and it’s the real deal.Two years in the world of Splatoon is a long time: fashions are changing (which means more customizability for the player, including hair styles!

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Capcom details Ultra Street Fighter II for Nintendo Switch

Posted on 01/14 21:08 in More | 0

Glimpsed ever so briefly during the presser for the Nintendo Switch, Capcom’s Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers is looking sharp.Yes, Street Fighter II – as in, the second one.

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Is The Nintendo Switch A Link Between Worlds Or Another Wii U?

Posted on 01/15 21:27 in Deals | 0

That's really the core concept behind the Nintendo Switch.Much of the heavy-lifting is done with the Switch's new Joy-Con controllers.

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The Hidden Costs Of The Nintendo Switch Keep Adding Up

Posted on 01/16 16:16 in Deals | 0

Among the issues I may have with the Nintendo Switch, I’ve been a pretty ardent defender of its $300 price point from the start.But with that said, the more we learn about the Switch, the more Nintendo is stretching that price.

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The Joy-Cons Are The Real Reason Why The Nintendo Switch Will Succeed

Posted on 01/16 18:01 in Deals | 0

After going to the Nintendo Switch event in Tokyo, I’ve had some time to mull over what I think makes the console stand out from its competition.Over a decade ago now, I originally thought the PSP would succeed over the Nintendo DS.

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Nintendo says the Switch won't replace the 3DS

Posted on 01/17 14:43 in Shows | 0

Ever since Nintendo declared that the Switch would be a hybrid tablet/console that you can take on the go or play from home, there’s been chatter about what the new console would mean for Nintendo’s 3DS.Now that the Switch has formally been unveiled, general consensus has been that the tablet is an amazing improvement over the Nintendo 3DS or New 3DS, but only a modest step forward compared with the Wii U.

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Nintendo Needs To Hold Nothing Back With Its Virtual Console Releases On The Switch

Posted on 01/17 18:00 in Deals | 0

The Virtual Console is Nintendo’s official emulation service that allows you to buy classic games from old Nintendo systems and play them on current hardware.Compared to platforms like Steam as well as smartphone apps, the Virtual Console games have always been somewhat overpriced.

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The Wii U's Best Feature Isn't Coming To The Nintendo Switch

Posted on 01/17 20:45 in Deals | 0

Maybe not right away, but over time the Wii U ended up boasting some of the best games of the past few years.There are still games I wish had been ported to the Wii U because that second screen would have been so incredibly helpful.

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One Thing That Both The Nintendo Switch And Xbox One Do Better Than The PS4

Posted on 01/17 22:32 in Deals | 0

Much ado has been made about the Nintendo Switch's tiny storage space.For a video game console, it's even more absurd given just how large video games are these days.

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The Switch Is A Kobayashi Maru For Nintendo

Posted on 01/18 17:10 in Deals | 0

The more I hear about the Nintendo Switch as time goes on, the more I feel like the console is shaping up to be a significant challenge for Nintendo’s hardware aspirations, no matter how you frame its functionality.“In our view, the Nintendo 3DS and the Nintendo Switch are going to live side-by-side,” Reggie Fils-Aime told Wired in a recent interview.

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'Arms' Is My Favorite Nintendo Switch Game So Far, But It Will Cost $420 To Play It

Posted on 01/18 22:57 in Deals | 0

The Switch, unlike the Wii U and the Wii, has no pack-in game.Not Arms or 1, 2 Switch, which seems like it was at one point designed as such.

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Nintendo confirms the Switch won't run Zelda: Breath of the Wild at 1080p

Posted on 01/18 23:07 in Shows | 0

Looking at the Switch, I suspect what we’ll see from Breath of the Wild will represent the best-case optimization for the Switch.During the Wii U run-up, in contrast, Nintendo was eager to talk about its customization and the design of the platform.

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The 5 Biggest Problems With The Nintendo Switch

Posted on 01/19 13:00 in Deals | 0

The Nintendo Switch is almost upon us, and Nintendo's newest console is looking like a nice change of pace from the long-suffering Wii U.Here are the five biggest problems with the Nintendo Switch heading toward the system's March 3rd release.

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Nintendo Is Well Aware Of The Importance Of Third Party Support For The Switch

Posted on 01/19 19:01 in Deals | 0

In a new interview with Reggie Fils-Aimé, he does his best to explain that Nintendo is well aware of the importance of third party support for the Switch.There are currently 50 companies developing 80 games for the Switch, which is a sizable number whatever way you look at it.

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The One And Only Way Nintendo Can Make The Switch A Giant Hit

Posted on 01/19 20:43 in Deals | 0

The Nintendo Switch is out in the open now, and Nintendo is doing its best to gear the gaming public up for an unconventional March release.Also, it has motion controls.

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Publisher posts image of Switch's dark user interface

Posted on 01/21 14:21 in More | 0

In promoting the availability of The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ as a Switch launch title, publisher Nicalis has inadvertently revealed an image of the system's dark user interface and confirmed a bunch of other indie games heading to the platform.The image, now deleted but never forgotten, features a shot of the Switch game selection menu which shows 1001 Spikes, The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ and Cave Story.

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Breath of the Wild closing out Wii U for Nintendo

Posted on 01/21 14:22 in More | 0

If you needed any more proof that the Wii U is all but dead, here it is.The last game that Nintendo will release on the Wii U is -officially- Breath of the Wild.

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Nintendo Switch won't have video services such as Netflix at launch

Posted on 01/21 14:31 in More | 0

Video game systems are now one of the most common ways for consumers to access video streaming services such as Netflix and Amazon, but those picking up a Nintendo Switch in March will have no such ability, Nintendo has confirmed to Kotaku.Asked if the console will support streaming services, Nintendo said such functionality won't be available at launch.

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Analyst Firm Predicts The Nintendo Switch Will Sell 40 Million Units Through 2020

Posted on 01/21 16:59 in Deals | 0

First out of the gate is research firm DFC Intelligence, who believes that the Nintendo Switch will sell 40 million units through 2020, which would be just under the first four years of its lifespan.PS4, the best-selling console this generation, hit 40 million sales in May 2016, which was not quite three years after launch.

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