eShop Update: Week of 10/20/16 (North America)

Categories: 3DS, Retro, Wii U

This week in the Nintendo eShop: Space robots ransack the galaxy, pirates pillage the Game Boy, and Link gets spirited away on the Virtual Console. There’s unfortunately nothing notable in the sales department this week, but at least the veil has finally been lifted on Nintendo’s latest console: the Switch!…

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The many control options of Nintendo Switch

Categories: News, Switch

Not to be outdone by the Wii U’s catch-all approach to controller support, the newly unveiled Nintendo Switch will boast a wide variety of input options both out of the box and beyond. At least five unique control schemes are integrated into the Switch, incorporating both single and multiplayer play,…

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Mario Kart coming to Nintendo Switch

Categories: News, Switch

We got a brief look at a bunch of games heading to Nintendo Switch during today’s exciting preview trailer. One of those titles looked an awful lot like Mario Kart 8, though with two key differences. Most notably, King Boo has joined the roster of playable characters! We also received…

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Still Fresh: Splatoon coming to the Nintendo Switch

Author: Ricky Berg
Categories: News, Switch

UPDATE: The Japanese Splatoon Twitter account has sent out a message regarding the brief appearance in the Nintendo Switch trailer. Give it a look – 緊急報告だ!あの会社が公開した映像を調査していたのだが…、これは……新種のイカ…?一体何が起きているのだろうか!?まだ詳細は判明しておらず、お伝えできる情報は無いのだが、引き続き調査・研究を行う所存だ。お待ちいただきたい。https://t.co/cWj5CIWF6L pic.twitter.com/FNKMZ7GV4k — Splatoon(スプラトゥーン) (@SplatoonJP) October 20, 2016 While there’s nothing majorly new, they do ask fans to wait for more news and that it’s…

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Nintendo Switch confirmed to be powered by NVIDIA technology

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: News, Switch

It was long rumored but with today’s avalanche of news we finally have confirmation – NVIDIA is behind the technology powering Nintendo’s newest system, the Switch. Rather than using one of the company’s pre-existing mobile chips, however, NVIDIA has created a custom Tegra processor for the Switch. Supposedly it is…

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Nintendo introduces the Nintendo Switch

Author: Jason Ganos
Categories: News, Switch

UPDATE: Nintendo added a high resolution image of the Switch Dock. Check it out below. Introducing the Nintendo Switch, Nintendo’s latest entry into the home gaming market. You can check out the first glimpse of the new console below! Nintendo Switch trailer Closeup look of the Switch Nintendo partners list…

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Reminder: First glimpse of the NX arriving soon

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: News, Switch

Hardcore Nintendo fans are likely well aware of the imminent reveal of the enigmatic NX, and have no doubt lost some sleep due to the excitement, but we want to give everyone a full run-down of what to expect ahead of its 7 a.m. Pacific Time debut. For starters we…

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