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The Switch’s first year – A look back and evaluation

Categories: Switch

Traditionally speaking, the first year of a console’s lifetime is generally mediocre. Launches that range from great to middling are followed by months of dead air before the next batch of decent releases drop, and only around the one year anniversary do more heavy hitters finally emerge. Despite their utter…

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NX to Now: A History of the Nintendo Switch hype train

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: Switch

Back in March 2015, the late Nintendo President Satoru Iwata revealed a new “dedicated game platform” during a Q&A presentation for investors, code-named NX. Back then it was just a way to show them, and fans, that Nintendo wouldn’t be leaving the traditional gaming space any time soon, but little…

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Nintendo’s Switch Presentation one year later

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: Switch

After months of speculation surrounding Nintendo’s next system, at the time codenamed NX, the company finally broke the news in October 2016 that its next console would officially be called the Nintendo Switch. Following an enticingly intriguing three minute trailer, fans were asked to wait an excruciating few months to…

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Nindies New Year sale kicks off on the Switch eShop

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: News, Switch

Been wanting to dive into some of the Nintendo Switch’s higher profile indie games but wanted to wait for a sale? Well, now’s your chance. Several “Nindies” have come together as part of a special New Years sale in North America, Europe and Australia/New Zealand. These include everything from our…

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Switch officially outsells the Wii U in Japan

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: News, Switch, Wii U

We knew it was coming a few weeks ago but it’s still a surprise – the Nintendo Switch has officially outsold the Wii U in Japan in just over nine months on the market, according to the latest figures from Famitsu (and pieced together by Nintendo Everything). That means the…

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