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Nintendo Switch News

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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...

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...

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...

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...

Princess Zelda’s Character Is “Very Complex And Multi-Faceted” In The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

The Legend of Zelda series producer Eiji Aonuma has explained that Princess Zelda is a “very complex and multi-faceted” character in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. There had been a mixed reaction to the character’s portrayal in the anticipated open-air adventure, after a scene showed Princess Zelda breaking down and crying into Link’s arms. “Regarding how Pr...

Eiji Aonuma On Challenges Faced In The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild’s Development

The Legend of Zelda series producer Eiji Aonuma has touched on the challenges that Nintendo had faced while developing The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. With Link’s open-air adventure having suffered multiple delays, Aonuma talked about the length of the development process and the importance of communication to help co-ordinate such a large team to create the open world. “Yes, ...

Capcom Has “No Plans” For Resident Evil 7 On Nintendo Switch

Capcom has “no plans” to release Resident Evil 7 on Nintendo Switch, but the team is looking forward to working on what they see as “a very unique piece of hardware.” That will come as a disappointment to those that had perhaps hoped that the first-person survival horror game had a chance at haunting players on Nintendo Switch. “I think it’s a very unique piece ...

The Unlikely Legend Of Rusty Pup Rolls Toward Nintendo Switch Release

The Unlikely Legend of Rusty Pup was once destined for Wii U, but, with interest and anticipation swirling around Nintendo Switch, Gory Detail has revealed that development on the puzzle-platformer has shifted to the new console. The developer is excited to bring the game to the console early on and, while a Nintendo 3DS version remains on the cards, they will look to make the most out of what dif...

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