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My Nintendo Store Opens, Crashes And Nintendo Switch Has Now Sold Out

Nintendo has opened the My Nintendo Store in Japan this week, the online outlet providing a unique chance to specifically choose which colour Joy-Con you would like to buy with your Nintendo Switch. Housed in a snazzy, exclusive branded box, it’s a neat idea but caught so much consumer interest across the country that the website promptly crashed under the traffic strain as soon as it launch...

Shiny Magikarp Distribution Splashes Pokémon Sun And Moon In Asia

The Pokémon Company has announced a special Shiny Magikarp distribution event for Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon, which will be available in Taiwan, Singapore, Hong Kong and Malaysia. Serebii reports that this event will run between Saturday 28th – Friday 3rd February 2017 at participating retailers, with the serial code that you receive required to be used by Monday 6th February 2017. Once re...

LEGO Worlds Unleashes Your Imagination On Nintendo Switch

LEGO Worlds presents a chance for players to explore, discover and create together, and it is coming to Nintendo Switch. With the freedom to build anything and go anywhere with friends in either split-screen or online, you can create your own adventure as you set out on your quest to become a Master Builder. You can choose to build brick-by-brick, placing down enormous pre-built LEGO structures or...

You Can Play Nintendo Switch At PAX South This Week

Nintendo of America has announced their plans for PAX South this week, where attendees will have the chance to play several Nintendo Switch games. The interactive Nintendo booth (No. 11255) is open to anyone with a PAX South badge and those that visit can look forward to playing these eight Nintendo Switch games: 1-2-Switch ARMS Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Snipperclips: Cut it out, together! Splatoon 2 Su...

Nintendo eShop Update: 26th January 2017 (Europe)

This week’s Nintendo eShop for Europe is in, with Castlevania Dracula X haunting the New Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console service. Permanent Price Drop (Wii U) Hot Rod Racer, ZeNfA Productions – £0.89 (€0.99), previously £2.69 (€2.99) ZaciSa: Defense of the Crayon Dimensions!, ZeNfA Productions – £1.19 (€1.49), previously £2.29 (€2.99) Special Offers (3DS) 3D Game Collection, Joindot...

I Am Setsuna Locks In Nintendo Switch Launch Day Release

Square Enix has announced that I Am Setsuna will be a Nintendo Switch launch title in the west, to release digitally on the Nintendo eShop. It traces the story of Setsuna, a young woman of incredible power and inner strength, as she makes a journey to sacrifice herself to save the people of her land. The debut creation from new Square Enix studio Tokyo RPG Factory, the game looks to merge beloved ...

Racing Apex Speeds Into View On Nintendo Switch

Modern racing action in a hard polygon shell comes to Nintendo Switch, with Lucky Mountain Games announcing plans to release Racing Apex on the console. The arcade-style racer is inspired by the early 3D polygon arcade racing games that were released way back in 1988, but modernises the concept with car combat and multiplayer mayhem. Once a Kickstarter project, the developer cancelled their search...

EA Praise Nintendo For Involving Third-Parties With Nintendo Switch

Electronic Arts executive vice president Patrick Söderlund has praised Nintendo on how they have involved third-party publishers with Nintendo Switch since its early development. The publisher will initially support Nintendo Switch with a “custom built” FIFA experience, but Söderlund added that, if the console sells well, EA would be prepared to release more games on the platform. R...

The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild On Wii U Requires 3GB Install

Those that are looking forward to playing The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild will need to make sure that they have some storage space clear for Link’s open-air adventure. Nintendo has confirmed that, as with Xenoblade Chronicles X, the large scale world has made Breath of the Wild one of the more technically demanding games on the console. Players will, therefore, need to make sure that...

Respawn Developer: “Nintendo Hasn’t Made A Triple-A Game In Seven Years”

Respawn Entertainment senior designer Mohammad Alavi came under fire after he laughed when asked if Titanfall 2 would come to Nintendo Switch, but he made far more scathing remarks in the Drunk Tech Review video. While sharing early praise for how Nintendo Switch can quickly move between TV and Handheld modes, when another guest mentioned that it means that players can now play triple-A games on t...

Senran Kagura Producer Excited About HD Rumble On Nintendo Switch

Senran Kagura series producer Kenichiro Takaki has shared that he is particularly excited about HD Rumble on Nintendo Switch. Touted by Nintendo as delivering “a sense of touch that goes beyond mere vibrations,” the Nintendo Switch Presentation 2017 provided an example in that players could not only be able to feel that there are ice cubes in a glass, but it being so realistic that you...

Did You Know Gaming? Explore Mario And Sonic’s Olympic Rivalry

Did You Know Gaming? has turned their attention to the rivalry between Mario and Sonic, which eventually led to the iconic characters competing in Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games. It was hoped that the sports crossover series would help heighten interest in the Beijing 2008 Summer Olympic Games with a younger demographic, and the first game went on to sell more than 7.09 million copies on ...

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