News items tagged with switch

Capcom Hints at Monster Hunter on Nintendo Switch

Capcom Hints at Monster Hunter on Nintendo Switch

Monster Hunter producer Shintaro Kojima refuses to rule out the Capcom franchise coming to the Nintendo Switch, stating that he hopes players enjoy it on 3DS first.

By Rob Gordon on 18 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 18 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 game formerly known as Project Sonic 2017 is now titled Sonic Forces according to Sega. The upcoming 3D Sonic title is highly ant...

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

Nintendo Switch: Kids Can Bypass Parental Controls

One of the unique selling points of the Nintendo Switch is the amount of flexibility the system provides, with even the console’s par...

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

Nintendo Switch Production Will Increase By Double

Even with Nintendo’s plan to ship 2 million Nintendo Switch units in March, the console is still hard to find at retailers, seemingly...

By Dalton Cooper on 17 March 2017
Sonic Mania Delayed Until Summer

Sonic Mania Delayed Until Summer

SXSW is in full swing in Austin, Texas, and yesterday Sega was on hand to share details of what Sonic the Hedgehog is getting up to i...

By Brad Jones on 17 March 2017
Shovel Knight Dev Talks Switch, Yooka-Laylee, and More

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

Selling over 1.5 million units and earning widespread critical acclaim, Shovel Knight is one of the most successful indie games of th...

By Dalton Cooper on 16 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 Amiibo Loot Timers Gamed

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Amiibo Loot Timers Gamed

The restrictive 24-hour timer associated with The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild‘s amiibo loot is being gamed by enterprising pl...

By Rory Young 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
Zelda: Korok Seeds Reward is a Huge Troll

Zelda: Korok Seeds Reward is a Huge Troll

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has been out for over a week, but there’s so much to do in the game that most players are pro...

By Brad Jones 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
Breath of the Wild: Get Dogs To Reveal Hidden Treasure

Breath of the Wild: Get Dogs To Reveal Hidden Treasure

Zelda: Breath of the Wild is a game that is full of secrets, puzzles, and hidden treasures. The highly-reviewed game does a fantastic...

By Denny Connolly on 15 March 2017
CPSIA Listing Hinting at New Smash Bros. Fighter?

CPSIA Listing Hinting at New Smash Bros. Fighter?

A total of four new listings were posted by the CPSIA on March 6, and they pertain to brand new amiibo under the Super Smash Bros. li...

By Riley Little on 15 March 2017
Almost Everyone Who Bought Nintendo Switch Bought Zelda

Almost Everyone Who Bought Nintendo Switch Bought Zelda

According to freshly released figures from the industry research firm known as SuperData, not only is the Nintendo Switch selling qui...

By Kyle Sledge on 14 March 2017
Bringing Overwatch To The Switch Would Be 'Very Challenging'

Bringing Overwatch To The Switch Would Be 'Very Challenging'

It was only a few weeks ago that Overwatch fans were gifted with the reveal of a new character, and fans of the game may soon begin t...

By John Jacques on 14 March 2017
Watch the Zelda: Breath of the Wild Documentary Here

Watch the Zelda: Breath of the Wild Documentary Here

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has quickly become an instant classic. The game was delayed multiple times and had many fans...

By Denny Connolly on 14 March 2017
Retailers Worried About Nintendo Switch Stock Shortages

Retailers Worried About Nintendo Switch Stock Shortages

Although gamers are likely already aware, the Nintendo Switch is hard to find. At first it seemed as though the stock shortages were...

By Anthony Taormina on 14 March 2017
Nintendo Switch Feature May Be Causing Frame Rate Drops

Nintendo Switch Feature May Be Causing Frame Rate Drops

So far, the Nintendo Switch has got off to a fairly positive start in the world of video games, in part down to the stellar reception...

By Rob Gordon on 13 March 2017
Nintendo Teases Zelda: Breath of the Wild Documentary

Nintendo Teases Zelda: Breath of the Wild Documentary

Gamers will soon get a glimpse into the creation of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild thanks to a three-part documentary series...

By Boston Blake on 13 March 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild - Unlock Link's Green Tunic

Zelda: Breath of the Wild - Unlock Link's Green Tunic

Although The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has introduced a number of major changes with destructible weapons, an open world la...

By Anthony Taormina on 13 March 2017
ToeJam & Earl Is Coming To The Nintendo Switch

ToeJam & Earl Is Coming To The Nintendo Switch

When it comes to the revival of ToeJam & Earl, things have been admittedly quiet lately. Recently, game designer Greg Johnson ann...

By John Jacques on 12 March 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild - How to Get a House

Zelda: Breath of the Wild - How to Get a House

There is a ton to do in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, but providing a lot of content is the hallmark of any great game. It...

By Curt Hutson on 12 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, Nin...

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 stumbled upon a tribute to late Nintendo president Satoru Iw...

By Jasmine Henry on 10 March 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Guide Lists Interesting Stat

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Guide Lists Interesting Stat

The official guide for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild reveals an interesting statistic about the game’s progression. The gui...

By Jasmine Henry on 10 March 2017
Nintendo is Pursuing Streaming Deals for the Switch

Nintendo is Pursuing Streaming Deals for the Switch

Last week, the Nintendo Switch launched worldwide — but unlike its rivals the PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One, the system doesn’t supp...

By Brad Jones 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
Nintendo Switch Joy-Cons Connect To PC With A Problem

Nintendo Switch Joy-Cons Connect To PC With A Problem

Since the Nintendo Switch was released at the end of last week, users have been testing out the console and its peripherals. This is...

By Rob Gordon on 09 March 2017
Zelda Williams Streaming Breath of the Wild for Charity

Zelda Williams Streaming Breath of the Wild for Charity

Actress Zelda Williams (the daughter of the late, great comedian Robin Williams) will be streaming the latest game in the series that...

By Dalton Cooper 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
Zelda: Breath of the Wild - Where to Find the Cuccos

Zelda: Breath of the Wild - Where to Find the Cuccos

In many Zelda games, players are tasked with rounding up lost cuccos, the franchise’s version of chickens, and returning them to thei...

By Dalton Cooper on 08 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
Breath of the Wild Player Encounters a Ridiculous Bug

Breath of the Wild Player Encounters a Ridiculous Bug

Although The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild reviews have rated the game incredibly positively, the Nintendo RPG isn’t perfect. T...

By Jasmine Henry on 07 March 2017
Nintendo Switch Performing Well in Japan

Nintendo Switch Performing Well in Japan

The numbers are in for the Nintendo Switch’s early sale totals and it seems that the console is performing better than its predecesso...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 07 March 2017
Nintendo Switch Dock Not Available From Nintendo Store

Nintendo Switch Dock Not Available From Nintendo Store

The Nintendo Switch launched less than a week ago to massive fanfare, but not everything has continued to go quite so smoothly for Ni...

By John Jacques on 07 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 07 March 2017
Breath of the Wild Fans Translate Mysterious Language

Breath of the Wild Fans Translate Mysterious Language

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild just released a few days ago, but that hasn’t stopped players from searching for any secrets...

By Boston Blake on 06 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 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
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
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
Nintendo Switch Launch Deliveries Delayed in the UK

Nintendo Switch Launch Deliveries Delayed in the UK

Some shoppers in the United Kingdom are very unhappy today, as Nintendo Switch launch deliveries have reportedly been delayed in the...

By Jasmine Henry on 05 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 05 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 05 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 04 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
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 Review

Nintendo Switch Review

After years of studying patent filings and dealing with rumors surrounding the design and features of the console, Nintendo has final...

By Riley Little 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 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 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
New Zelda Game Could Have Featured Aliens, Motorcycles

New Zelda Game Could Have Featured Aliens, Motorcycles

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is being hailed as one of the greatest games in the series, while handily scooping up multipl...

By Weston Albert 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 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
Nintendo Congratulated by Industry on Switch Launch

Nintendo Congratulated by Industry on Switch Launch

The day has finally come where gamers around the world can get their hands on the Nintendo Switch. With a launch title list boasting...

By AJ Caulfield on 02 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
Nintendo Switch: See the 17 New Indie Titles Announced

Nintendo Switch: See the 17 New Indie Titles Announced

Nintendo hosted a Nintendo Direct today, just days before the release of its new console to show off 17 new indie titles coming to th...

By Weston Albert on 01 March 2017
Nintendo Switch Pauses Game When Battery Dies

Nintendo Switch Pauses Game When Battery Dies

Since the upcoming Nintendo Switch can be undocked and used as a handheld console, there have been concerns over whether players woul...

By Alexander Pan on 28 February 2017
John Cena Reveals His Thoughts on the Nintendo Switch

John Cena Reveals His Thoughts on the Nintendo Switch

WWE superstar and Hollywood actor John Cena has been tapped by Nintendo to help promote the company’s upcoming Nintendo Switch consol...

By Dalton Cooper on 28 February 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
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 taki...

By Anthony Taormina on 28 February 2017
Nintendo Announces Nindies Showcase For Next Week

Nintendo Announces Nindies Showcase For Next Week

Nintendo has announced an event focusing on Switch games created by independent developers. The broadcast, dubbed the Nindies Showcas...

By Brad Jones on 28 February 2017
Nintendo Switch Has Led to Increase in Wii U Trade-Ins

Nintendo Switch Has Led to Increase in Wii U Trade-Ins

With the Nintendo Switch releasing at the end of the week, it seems many gamers are preparing for the new console by selling their ol...

By Boston Blake on 28 February 2017
Nintendo Switch Available at Select Retailers at Launch

Nintendo Switch Available at Select Retailers at Launch

With the Nintendo Switch launching in just a few days on Friday, March 3, pre-orders for the console are sold out almost everywhere....

By Maxwell Jeffery 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 27 February 2017
Nintendo Switch Adds 2 More Games to Its Launch Lineup

Nintendo Switch Adds 2 More Games to Its Launch Lineup

Nintendo has confirmed that two more games will available as part of its launch line-up. Two indie games, Fast RMX and Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove will both be available when the console...

By Jasmine Henry on 23 February 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Amiibo Functionality Revealed

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Amiibo Functionality Revealed

The functionality for several of the amiibo figures for Nintendo’s forthcoming The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild surfaces onlin...

By Kyle Sledge on 23 February 2017
Nintendo Switch Won't Have Game Sharing

Nintendo Switch Won't Have Game Sharing

Although Nintendo recently announced that any digital purchases made on the upcoming Nintendo Switch console are tied to the Nintendo account, rather than the specific piece of hardware, it...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 23 February 2017
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Leaks Online

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Leaks Online

The official release of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is only a matter of days away, but it seems that the Wii U version of...

By Brad Jones on 23 February 2017
Zelda Producer Reveals His Top Three Zelda Games

Zelda Producer Reveals His Top Three Zelda Games

Known for his extensive work on The Legend of Zelda series dating back to Ocarina of Time, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild producer Eiji Aonuma has been the franchise’s lead produce...

By Dalton Cooper on 23 February 2017
Suda51 Reveals How He Would Make A Super Mario Game

Suda51 Reveals How He Would Make A Super Mario Game

Grasshopper Manufacture CEO and No More Heroes creator Suda51 reveals what kind of Super Mario game he would create if given the chance by the powers that be at Nintendo. One of the surpris...

By Dalton Cooper on 22 February 2017
Switch's Dragon Quest Heroes is Bigger Than Internal HD

Switch's Dragon Quest Heroes is Bigger Than Internal HD

Dragon Quest Heroes will be too large for the Switch’s built-in memory, meaning gamers will have to buy extra storage to support it on Nintendo’s new console. The Nintendo Switch has not e...

By Weston Albert on 22 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
Can Link Get Drunk in Zelda: Breath of the Wild?

Can Link Get Drunk in Zelda: Breath of the Wild?

The Entertainment Software Rating Board stamps The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild with an E10+ rating, but the ‘Use of Alcohol’ descriptor has fans asking questions. Nintendo’s fantast...

By AJ Caulfield on 20 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
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 19 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
Leaked Nintendo Switch Consoles Were Stolen

Leaked Nintendo Switch Consoles Were Stolen

Nintendo reveals that the early shipment of a Nintendo Switch console this week, which resulted in a user interface leak, was actually the result of theft from a distributor. Although Ninte...

By Rob Gordon on 18 February 2017
Nintendo Switch Unit Ships Early, Results in UI Video

Nintendo Switch Unit Ships Early, Results in UI Video

A Nintendo Switch console accidentally ships two weeks early to a gaming fan, who then records footage of the system’s user interface and uploads the video online. As many gamers are likely...

By Kyle Sledge on 18 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 gam...

By Dalton Cooper on 18 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 17 February 2017
Digital Purchases on the Switch Are Tied to an Account

Digital Purchases on the Switch Are Tied to an Account

It’s been revealed that the Nintendo Switch ties content purchases to a particular account, meaning players can reclaim games and DLC should they lose access to their system. While Nintendo...

By Brad Jones on 17 February 2017
Zelda Producer Talks Storytelling in Open World Game

Zelda Producer Talks Storytelling in Open World Game

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild producer reveals he has a trick for making the game’s story fun and compelling, while not diminishing the open-world experience. While the idea of p...

By Boston Blake on 16 February 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Gets a Japanese TV Trailer

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Gets a Japanese TV Trailer

Nintendo’s forthcoming open world role-playing game, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, receives an official television trailer for the country of Japan. With The Legend of Zelda: Bre...

By Kyle Sledge on 15 February 2017
Nintendo Switch May Have a 2D Legend of Zelda Game

Nintendo Switch May Have a 2D Legend of Zelda Game

The Legend of Zelda series producer Eiji Aonuma talks about what’s next for the Zelda franchise after Breath of the Wild, teasing that the next game could be 2D. Years of development and n...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 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 15 February 2017
Nintendo Teases GameCube Virtual Console on Switch

Nintendo Teases GameCube Virtual Console on Switch

Nintendo’s deputy general manager, Yoshiaki Koizumi, teases that the rumors about GameCube games coming to the Switch could turn out to be true after all. The excitement surrounding the Nin...

By Cody Gravelle 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
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 13 February 2017
Splatoon 2 Beta Coming to Nintendo Switch Next Month

Splatoon 2 Beta Coming to Nintendo Switch Next Month

Splatoon 2 will be getting an open beta that will take place in late March on the Nintendo Switch, a few months ahead of the game’s scheduled launch in the summer. The original Splatoon wa...

By John Jacques on 12 February 2017
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Dungeon Details

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Dungeon Details

Game Informer goes hands-on with a full dungeon from The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and notices some key changes when compared with previous Zelda games. With The Legend of Zelda:...

By Jason Gallagher on 11 February 2017
Miyamoto Has Concerns about Virtual Reality Gaming

Miyamoto Has Concerns about Virtual Reality Gaming

Nintendo may not be fully ready to leap into the world of virtual reality just yet and Miyamoto discusses some of his main concerns with the trendy technology. Before the Nintendo Switch wa...

By Denny Connolly on 10 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 10 February 2017
Beedle Returns in Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Beedle Returns in Zelda: Breath of the Wild

A new screenshot from The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild confirms that a beloved character from The Wind Waker is set to make an appearance in the game. Over the course of its thirty-y...

By Brad Jones on 10 February 2017
Final Fantasy 15 Has No Plans for a Switch Port

Final Fantasy 15 Has No Plans for a Switch Port

Video game publisher and developer Square Enix currently holds no plans when it comes to creating a port of its latest role-playing g...

By Kyle Sledge 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 09 February 2017
Breath of the Wild: Link May Not Be Able to Ride Epona

Breath of the Wild: Link May Not Be Able to Ride Epona

According to a new report, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild may not allow Link to ride his iconic horse Epona, and she may not even be in the game at all. Years after its announcemen...

By Dalton Cooper on 08 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. On the surface, Yooka-Layl...

By AJ Caulfield on 07 February 2017
Nintendo Switch Super Bowl Commercial Was a Success

Nintendo Switch Super Bowl Commercial Was a Success

Ace Metrix, a company that analyzes video advertising, reveals that the Super Bowl 51 commercial for the Nintendo Switch was one of the most popular that aired. After the Wii U was a sales...

By Dalton Cooper on 07 February 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Goes Gold

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Goes Gold

Nintendo’s forthcoming entry in its long-running role-playing game franchise, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, wraps up development and goes gold. At this point, it’s no major secre...

By Kyle Sledge on 06 February 2017
Hideo Kojima Talks Nintendo Switch

Hideo Kojima Talks Nintendo Switch

Metal Gear Solid and Death Stranding creator Hideo Kojima shares his thoughts on Nintendo’s innovative new console/handheld hybrid device, the Nintendo Switch. While some are worried that...

By Dalton Cooper on 04 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 03 February 2017
Nintendo 'Studying' Possible Switch VR Support

Nintendo 'Studying' Possible Switch VR Support

Nintendo President Kimishima says his company is interested in providing VR support for the Switch, granted that they can make the headsets more comfortable. In an interview with Nikkei, Ni...

By Fergus O'Sullivan on 02 February 2017
FIFA 18 Will Be Custom-Built for Nintendo Switch

FIFA 18 Will Be Custom-Built for Nintendo Switch

EA Sports Chief Competition Officer Peter Moore reveals that FIFA 18 for Nintendo Switch will be custom-built for Nintendo’s innovative new gaming console.

By Dalton Cooper on 02 February 2017
Here's the First Glimpse of FIFA Running on Nintendo Switch

Here's the First Glimpse of FIFA Running on Nintendo Switch

A brand new and Japan-only commercial for the Nintendo Switch showcases the first-ever footage of EA Sports’ blockbuster FIFA franchise running on the home/portable console.

By Riley Little on 02 February 2017
Nintendo Defends 'Weak' Switch Launch Line Up

Nintendo Defends 'Weak' Switch Launch Line Up

Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima defends the Nintendo Switch’s launch line-up, pledging that the system won’t experience the same software droughts that have plagued its predecessors. W...

By Brad Jones on 02 February 2017
Nintendo Switch Super Bowl 51 Ad Revealed

Nintendo Switch Super Bowl 51 Ad Revealed

Nintendo officially reveals an extended version of the televised advertisement it plans to air for the Switch during the big game at Super Bowl 51 this weekend. Nintendo kicked off last yea...

By Kyle Sledge on 01 February 2017
Switch Developer Only Menu Accidentally Revealed

Switch Developer Only Menu Accidentally Revealed

A Portuguese Nintendo Switch commercial accidentally shows off the developer menu of the new Nintendo console, which comes with a few surprises for viewers. Although it was a long time comi...

By Rob Gordon on 01 February 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 31 January 2017
Yooka-Laylee Has Gone Gold

Yooka-Laylee Has Gone Gold

After an incredibly successful Kickstarter campaign, the upcoming 3D platform-adventure game Yooka-Laylee has gone gold, well ahead of its release date this spring. Developer Playtonic anno...

By Curt Hutson on 30 January 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 28 January 2017
Three More Games Added to Switch Launch Lineup

Three More Games Added to Switch Launch Lineup

The Tomorrow Corporation confirms that three classic indie titles are set to be released alongside the Nintendo Switch when the console debuts on March 3. One of the biggest talking points...

By Brad Jones on 27 January 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 27 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
10 Characters We Want in Mario Kart for Nintendo Switch

10 Characters We Want in Mario Kart for Nintendo Switch

Game Rant puts together a list of the 10 most desired newcomers for the next entry of the Mario Kart franchise on the Nintendo Switch, with one being a special guest. The arrival of Mario K...

By Riley Little on 25 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 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
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
Rumor: Nintendo Switch FIFA is a PS3/Xbox 360 Port

Rumor: Nintendo Switch FIFA is a PS3/Xbox 360 Port

Following the Nintendo Switch presentation last night, rumors are circulating that FIFA for the Nintendo Switch will be a port of the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.

By AJ Caulfield 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 21 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 interview. Since the initial reveal of the Nintendo Switch l...

By Brad Jones on 20 January 2017
New Nintendo Switch UI Image Surfaces

New Nintendo Switch UI Image Surfaces

Following the first look at the Nintendo Switch’s user interface during an event last week, a new image showing the UI in portable mode surfaces. The Nintendo Switch has been the buzz of th...

By AJ Caulfield on 19 January 2017
Nintendo Switch Online App Will Control Matchmaking

Nintendo Switch Online App Will Control Matchmaking

Nintendo America president Reggie Fils-Aime reveals the smartphone app coming with the Nintendo Switch will be used for online matchmaking for the console. Nintendo is taking quite a few ri...

By Boston Blake on 19 January 2017
Fire Emblem Warriors Coming to 3DS and Switch Fall 2017

Fire Emblem Warriors Coming to 3DS and Switch Fall 2017

Nintendo announces that the hack-and-slash action game crossover, Fire Emblem Warriors, will release on the Nintendo Switch and the 3DS handheld later this year. Last week during the Ninten...

By Weston Albert on 19 January 2017
Nintendo Switch Won't Support Multimedia At Launch

Nintendo Switch Won't Support Multimedia At Launch

Nintendo’s Kit Ellis reveals the Nintendo Switch won’t support multimedia support at launch, meaning owners won’t have access to Netflix on the new console. Since its announcement, the Nint...

By Boston Blake on 18 January 2017
Nintendo Switch's First TV Commercial Features The Legend of Zelda

Nintendo Switch's First TV Commercial Features The Legend of Zelda

Nintendo’s first commercial for the Nintendo Switch highlights both the portability of the console and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, one of its launch titles. Nintendo has just r...

By John Jacques on 18 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 18 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 18 January 2017
Legend of Zelda - Every Difference Between Switch & Wii U

Legend of Zelda - Every Difference Between Switch & Wii U

Despite claims that the experience would be the ‘same,’ Nintendo reveals every difference between the Switch and Wii U versions of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. When Nintendo fir...

By Anthony Taormina on 18 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
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
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
Is Fire Emblem Fates Coming to Nintendo Switch?

Is Fire Emblem Fates Coming to Nintendo Switch?

Source code from Nintendo’s website seems to leak the news that Fire Emblem Fates is going to be announced for the Nintendo Switch at the next Nintendo Direct. On Wednesday, January 18th at...

By Dalton Cooper on 17 January 2017
Borderlands 3 is Not in Development for Nintendo Switch

Borderlands 3 is Not in Development for Nintendo Switch

Responding to a fan on Twitter, Gearbox Software CEO Randy Pitchford indicates that there are no plans to bring the upcoming Borderlands 3 to the Nintendo Switch. One of the promises Ninten...

By Dalton Cooper on 17 January 2017
Nintendo Switch is Not a 3DS Replacement

Nintendo Switch is Not a 3DS Replacement

A new interview with Reggie Fils-Amie suggests that Nintendo sees the Switch as a home console first, and that support for the 3DS will continue for a long time. The Nintendo Switch has the...

By Cody Gravelle on 16 January 2017
Deadly Premonition Developer Comes Out of Retirement

Deadly Premonition Developer Comes Out of Retirement

Deadly Premonition and D4: Dark Dreams Don’t Die developer Hidetaka ‘Swery’ Suehiro comes out of retirement to make horror games with his new studio, White Owls. Deadly Premonition release...

By Dalton Cooper on 16 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 16 January 2017
Nintendo Talks Switch Launch Supply

Nintendo Talks Switch Launch Supply

Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime discusses launch plans for Nintendo’s Switch, stating the company feels confident about the supply available at launch. In recent years, the c...

By Cody Gravelle on 16 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 16 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
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 15 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
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 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 15 January 2017
Nintendo Switch Voice Chat Works Through Mobile App

Nintendo Switch Voice Chat Works Through Mobile App

Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime reveals that gamers will have to use a mobile application to engage in voice chat on the Nintendo Switch. The Nintendo Switch presentation str...

By John Jacques on 15 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 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
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
Nintendo Switch May Not Have Netflix Support

Nintendo Switch May Not Have Netflix Support

After months of speculation following the official reveal of the Nintendo Switch, multitudes of details have poured out of Nintendo regarding its upcoming console. This includes games and s...

By Sarah Fields on 14 January 2017
Nintendo Switch User Interface Revealed

Nintendo Switch User Interface Revealed

During the special Nintendo Switch Treehouse presentation, Nintendo offers fans a look at the possible user interface for its upcoming Switch console. Since the conclusion of the Nintendo S...

By Dalton Cooper on 13 January 2017
Nintendo Switch Doesn't Have Miiverse or StreetPass

Nintendo Switch Doesn't Have Miiverse or StreetPass

Nintendo confirms that the Nintendo Switch will not feature Miiverse or StreetPass, though the upcoming console will still allow players to interact with their social media accounts. When t...

By Jasmine Henry on 13 January 2017
Minecraft Announced for Nintendo Switch

Minecraft Announced for Nintendo Switch

Nintendo officially confirms that its forthcoming Switch console will receive a version of Mojang’s popular sandbox and construction simulation game, Minecraft. Following last night’s Ninte...

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
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
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
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
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
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
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 12 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 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
Rumor: Nintendo Switch Listed at $300, 15 Launch Games

Rumor: Nintendo Switch Listed at $300, 15 Launch Games

According to details from a leak on Twitter, the Nintendo Switch will be available for pre-order at Target for $300 and will release alongside 15 launch titles. As Nintendo prepares for its...

By Boston Blake on 11 January 2017
Rumor: Walmart Has Nintendo Switch Pre-Orders For $400

Rumor: Walmart Has Nintendo Switch Pre-Orders For $400

Redditor claiming to be a Walmart employee shares sticker price online that reveals the big-box retailer is selling Nintendo Switch pre-orders for $400. With Nintendo’s big Nintento Switch...

By Boston Blake on 11 January 2017
Nintendo Switch Price May Be Less Than $250

Nintendo Switch Price May Be Less Than $250

With a full reveal scheduled in just a few days, Japanese newspaper Nikkei speculates that the Nintendo Switch launch price is likely to be much lower than expected. With the Wii U system n...

By Derek Nichols 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
Conan's Clueless Gamer Becoming TV Show

Conan's Clueless Gamer Becoming TV Show

TBS president Kevin Reilly announces plans to convert Conan’s popular Clueless Gamer segments into its own cable television series, complete with celebrity guests. Five years ago, Conan O’B...

By Dalton Cooper on 06 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
Mass Effect: Andromeda Producer Talks Switch Port

Mass Effect: Andromeda Producer Talks Switch Port

Mass Effect series producer Michael Gamble talks about the potential of a Nintendo Switch port for the upcoming science-fiction RPG Mass Effect: Andromeda. With Nintendo Switch set to laun...

By Dalton Cooper on 03 January 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Releases New Concept Artwork

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Releases New Concept Artwork

Nintendo officially releases two new pieces of concept artwork for its forthcoming role-playing game The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild for Switch and Wii U. Without a doubt, The Legen...

By Kyle Sledge on 03 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 02 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
Next Assassin's Creed Releasing on Nintendo Switch?

Next Assassin's Creed Releasing on Nintendo Switch?

According to rumors, Ubisoft plans to release the next Assassin’s Creed game on the Nintendo Switch and that it will launch at the same time as the PS4 and Xbox One versions. According to r...

By Jasmine Henry on 29 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 27 December 2016
Nintendo Switch Battery is Allegedly Non-Removable

Nintendo Switch Battery is Allegedly Non-Removable

According to the United States’ Federal Communications Commission, the battery of the Nintendo Switch will be non-removable, meaning that gamers won’t be able to upgrade it. When the Ninten...

By Jasmine Henry on 26 December 2016
The 10 Best Video Game Trailers of 2016

The 10 Best Video Game Trailers of 2016

This year has been full of amazing video game announcement, gameplay, and cinematic trailers. Here are Game Rant’s Top 10 Best Video Game Trailers of 2016. Game trailers are one of the most...

By Boston Blake on 25 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 22 December 2016
Dragon Quest 11 Opening Cinematic and Gameplay Revealed

Dragon Quest 11 Opening Cinematic and Gameplay Revealed

Square Enix debuts Dragon Quest XI‘s opening cinematic, as well as gameplay from both the PS4 and 3DS versions of the game, at the Jump Festa 2017 convention. Jump Festa is one of Japan’s m...

By Rory Young on 20 December 2016
Switch Exclusive Seasons of Heaven Gets New Trailer

Switch Exclusive Seasons of Heaven Gets New Trailer

Indie title Seasons of Heaven, which will be exclusive for Nintendo’s Switch console, receives its debut gameplay trailer, showcasing a strange, magical world. With the official confirmatio...

By Rob Gordon on 20 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 19 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 14 December 2016
The Switch's Late Night Debut Reveals More About It

The Switch's Late Night Debut Reveals More About It

Gamers carefully analyze footage of Jimmy Fallon and Reggie Fils-Aime trying out the Nintendo Switch, and determine that the console is definitely worth the hype. The official reveal traile...

By Sarah Fields on 09 December 2016
Jimmy Fallon Played New Zelda On Nintendo Switch

Jimmy Fallon Played New Zelda On Nintendo Switch

The Nintendo Switch debuts on The Tonight Show, as Jimmy Fallon gets his hands on Nintendo’s upcoming console and the newest Zelda game, Breath of the Wild. It’s official: Nintendo Switch h...

By Weston Albert on 08 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
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 08 December 2016
Dark Souls Trilogy Could Come to Nintendo Switch

Dark Souls Trilogy Could Come to Nintendo Switch

According to a new report, FromSoftware is considering bringing the Dark Souls trilogy of games to the Nintendo Switch and that a Dark Souls 3 port is already in development. Over the past...

By Jasmine Henry on 06 December 2016
Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild TGA Footage

Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild TGA Footage

Nintendo unveils fresh footage of the forthcoming Wii U and Switch action-adventure title The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild at The Game Awards 2016. Just a couple of days ago, Geoff K...

By Kyle Sledge on 02 December 2016
EA Will Watch The Nintendo Switch 'With Interest'

EA Will Watch The Nintendo Switch 'With Interest'

Electronics Arts’ COO Peter Moore expresses unwillingness to make any promises regarding the Nintendo Switch just yet, stating that the publisher will ‘watch with interest.’ All eyes are on...

By Rory Young on 01 December 2016
Ubisoft Hints at Nintendo Switch Mario/Rabbids Game

Ubisoft Hints at Nintendo Switch Mario/Rabbids Game

The Mario/Raving Rabbids crossover RPG that Ubisoft is reportedly developing for the Nintendo Switch appears to have been teased in a new video from the company. Earlier this month, there c...

By Jasmine Henry on 30 November 2016
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Will Be at the Game Awards

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Will Be at the Game Awards

Nintendo’s newest entry in The Legend of Zelda series, Breath of the Wild, will be shown off as part of the upcoming The Game Awards show December 1st. One of the most anticipated games of...

By Weston Albert on 29 November 2016
Gamestop CEO: Nintendo Switch Could Be Game-Changer

Gamestop CEO: Nintendo Switch Could Be Game-Changer

GameStop is the latest company to believe in the potential of the Nintendo Switch, calling the console a “game-changer” at an earnings briefing today. The Nintendo Switch continues to impre...

By Curt Hutson on 22 November 2016
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Release Date Leaked by Target

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Release Date Leaked by Target

Target lists a new release date for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, corroborating previous rumors that the game would skip the Nintendo Switch launch lineup. Featured prominently i...

By Dalton Cooper on 22 November 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 22 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 18 November 2016
EA Bringing a 'Big' Game to Nintendo Switch

EA Bringing a 'Big' Game to Nintendo Switch

EA CFO Blake Jorgensen reveals that the publisher is bringing one of its ‘bigger’ games to the Nintendo Switch, though it still has questions about the new console. When the Nintendo Switch...

By Jasmine Henry on 15 November 2016
Rumor: New Mario Game Will Be Switch Launch Title

Rumor: New Mario Game Will Be Switch Launch Title

According to unverified sources, a new Super Mario game will be a launch title for Nintendo Switch to take the place of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. In the Nintendo Switch revea...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 November 2016
Rumor Patrol: Nintendo Switch Prices Leak?

Rumor Patrol: Nintendo Switch Prices Leak?

A new report from UK based retailer GAME reveals the price points for the Nintendo Switch, while also confirming two different models at launch for the upcoming console. Though production i...

By Derek Nichols on 15 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 14 November 2016
Red Dead Redemption 2: Chances of Switch Port 'Poor'

Red Dead Redemption 2: Chances of Switch Port 'Poor'

Wedbush Securities analyst Michael Pachter says that the chances of Rockstar Games’ Red Dead Redemption 2 coming to the Nintendo Switch are “exceedingly poor.” When Red Dead Redemption 2 ha...

By Jasmine Henry on 04 November 2016
Ubisoft Teases 'Surprise' Nintendo Switch Game

Ubisoft Teases 'Surprise' Nintendo Switch Game

Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot praises the Nintendo Switch in a Facebook post and hints at a new title for the console-handheld hybrid that will ‘surprise’ gamers. Despite mixed reactions from...

By Boston Blake on 04 November 2016
More Pokemon Game Remakes May Be on the Way

More Pokemon Game Remakes May Be on the Way

A Pokemon series producer says The Pokemon Company wants to create more full-scale remakes of older Pokemon games like it did with Pokemon FireRed and LeafGreen. There’s no question that 20...

By Jason Gallagher on 01 November 2016
Ni No Kuni Creator Details Its Nintendo Switch Support

Ni No Kuni Creator Details Its Nintendo Switch Support

Ni no Kuni and Yo-Kai Watch developer Level-5 details its plans to support the Nintendo Switch, confirming that it will not be releasing a game at launch. When the Nintendo Switch releases...

By Jasmine Henry on 31 October 2016
Nintendo President Teases Nintendo Switch Price

Nintendo President Teases Nintendo Switch Price

Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima hints at Nintendo Switch pricing during a briefing call, saying the new device will be priced similarly to past Nintendo consoles. Despite mixed reviews...

By Boston Blake on 30 October 2016
Nintendo President Teases Switch Accessories and VR

Nintendo President Teases Switch Accessories and VR

In an interview with Bloomberg, Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima teases future accessories for the upcoming Nintendo Switch, including virtual reality. The Nintendo Switch reveal trail...

By Dalton Cooper on 28 October 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 Switch Event Planned for January 12

Nintendo Switch Event Planned for January 12

Nintendo is announcing a January 12 presentation where the Nintendo Switch will be further unveiled, including price, release date and a look at several games. Speculation regarding the Ni...

By Rory Young on 26 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
Nintendo Fan Makes Awesome Switch Console Skins

Nintendo Fan Makes Awesome Switch Console Skins

One talented Reddit user designs a range of new looks for the recently-revealed Nintendo Switch console, just days after the device is announced by Nintendo. It’s only been four days since...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 25 October 2016
Nintendo Switch is a Single Screen Console

Nintendo Switch is a Single Screen Console

Nintendo confirms that the Nintendo Switch is a solo screen experience, marking a significant difference between it and its predecessor, the Nintendo Wii U. Nintendo premiered the Nintendo...

By John Jacques on 22 October 2016
Nintendo Switch's Success Falls To Price And Battery

Nintendo Switch's Success Falls To Price And Battery

While gamers take in the recent unveiling of Nintendo’s latest console, one editor believes the platform’s success will ultimately come down to its battery life and price point. Before gett...

By Riley Little on 22 October 2016
Nintendo Switch Revealed in First-Ever Trailer

Nintendo Switch Revealed in First-Ever Trailer

After a brief tease, Nintendo has pulled the curtain back on its NX console, revealing that the platform (now known as the Nintendo Switch) can be brought with players on the go. After a ri...

By Riley Little on 22 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 22 October 2016
Nintendo Stocks Drop after Nintendo Switch Reveal

Nintendo Stocks Drop after Nintendo Switch Reveal

Gaming industry analysts comment as to why Nintendo’s stock price drops after the Nintendo Switch reveal, saying the console may struggle in the current market. As Nintendo prepared to anno...

By Boston Blake on 22 October 2016
Nintendo Switch Supports Unreal Engine 4

Nintendo Switch Supports Unreal Engine 4

In a new tweet, Epic Games’ Unreal Engine 4 announces a new partnership with Nintendo to help developers bring games to the newly-revealed Switch using its engine. After many months of teas...

By Alexander Pan on 22 October 2016
Nintendo Switch Controllers Are Called 'Joy-Cons'

Nintendo Switch Controllers Are Called 'Joy-Cons'

Nintendo confirms that the controllers for the Nintendo Switch are called Joy-Cons and they can be turned into a traditional controller set up with the Joy-Grip accessory. Finally putting a...

By Jasmine Henry on 21 October 2016
Nintendo Switch Won't Play Wii U Discs, 3DS Cartridges

Nintendo Switch Won't Play Wii U Discs, 3DS Cartridges

Nintendo confirms that its upcoming console, the Nintendo Switch, won’t play Wii U optical discs or 3DS cartridges though it may be able to play smartphone games. Nintendo’s consoles have a...

By Jasmine Henry on 21 October 2016
Nintendo Switch Third-Party Partners

Nintendo Switch Third-Party Partners

A corporate press release from Nintendo provides a list of third party publishers which are planning to support the newly announced Nintendo Switch platform. Nintendo officially unveiled th...

By Rory Young on 21 October 2016
Xbox Boss 'Impressed' By Nintendo Switch

Xbox Boss 'Impressed' By Nintendo Switch

The head of Microsoft’s Xbox division, Phil Spencer, reacts to today’s official Nintendo Switch announcement, declaring to be ‘impressed’ by the reveal. As is to be expected following today...

By Kyle Sledge on 20 October 2016
Skyrim Not Necessarily Coming to Nintendo Switch

Skyrim Not Necessarily Coming to Nintendo Switch

Even though The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim appeared in the Nintendo Switch reveal trailer, a Bethesda spokesperson says it’s not necessarily in development for the console. The Nintendo Switch...

By Dalton Cooper on 20 October 2016
Nintendo Switch Will Support Amiibo Figures

Nintendo Switch Will Support Amiibo Figures

Nintendo confirms that the Nintendo Switch console features Amiibo support for any Switch titles that support the popular line of toys-to-life figurines. Shortly after announcing that the n...

By John Jacques on 20 October 2016
Nintendo Switch Raised Nintendo's Value By $1 Billion

Nintendo Switch Raised Nintendo's Value By $1 Billion

Due to the hype surrounding Nintendo’s new console, the Nintendo Switch, the company’s market value skyrocketed by $1 billion and is up over 50% since last year. Today, Nintendo nigh-on bro...

By Jasmine Henry on 20 October 2016