Nintendo News


Arms is Wii Sports Boxing by Way of Splatoon (Hands-On)

By Steve Watts, Jan 17, 2017 7:50am PST

Arms takes the goofy boxing action of Wii Sports and adds extra layers of depth, making for a surprisingly strategic head-to-head boxing game.


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1-2-Switch is the Pack-in Game Nintendo Switch Deserves (Hands-On)

By Steve Watts, Jan 16, 2017 1:45pm PST

Nintendo could make each Switch owner a brand ambassador with the best tool for showing off its tech. So why isn't it?


"I'm excited for everything about this and the switch. But I just can't be a day one buyer. Need ..."

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Reggie Fils-Aimé: Nintendo Switch Paid Online Won't Have Friend Codes

By Jason Faulkner, Jan 16, 2017 12:00pm PST

Nintendo plays catch-up with industry rivals with the new Switch paid online service.


"Fuck one of the best games on the system was an online shooter."

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Nintendo Switch Touchscreen to be Enhanced by TouchSense Technology

By Cassidee Moser, Jan 16, 2017 11:43am PST

Nintendo is partnering with Immersion to bring added senstivity to the Switch's touchscreen. 


Nintendo Switch Won't Be Using StreetPass or Miiverse

By Brittany Vincent, Jan 16, 2017 11:15am PST

Neither social platform will be available on Nintendo's newest console. 


"Yeah, I hope Miiverse gets patched in. I kinda feel like the lack of pocketability and lower ..."

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Rumor: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild to Feature Dual Audio Voice Tracks

By Cassidee Moser, Jan 16, 2017 10:59am PST

An unconfirmed statement claims Breath of the Wild will have both Engilsh and Japanese voice acting. 


"Better than some final fantasy games but I'd prefer the option. I just doubt it considering ..."

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Switch will not replace the 3DS, Nintendo says

By John Keefer, Jan 16, 2017 10:49am PST

The two platforms will 'live side-by-side.' 


"I think they really missed the boat here by not making the Switch able to play 3DS games. While ..."

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Nintendo Switch Could Become Nintendo's Best Portable System (Hands-On)

By Steve Watts, Jan 16, 2017 10:30am PST

To properly understand the strategy of Nintendo Switch, think of it more as a successor to the 3DS than the Wii U.


Switch news doesn't translate favorably for Nintendo's stock price

By John Keefer, Jan 16, 2017 9:35am PST

Shares down more than 5 percent on both the Tokyo and New York exchanges.


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Treehouse Stream Offers a Look at the Current Nintendo Switch UI Home Screen

By Cassidee Moser, Jan 16, 2017 9:17am PST

A recent screenshot from the livestream may have given us an idea of what to expect from the main menu. 


Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Doesn't Have New Race Tracks

By Jason Faulkner, Jan 16, 2017 9:05am PST

The only new tracks in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe are the Battle Mode tracks.


"I agree, bring more ports like Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze. Wii U had amazing games ..."

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Both Vanilla Minecraft and Minecraft: Story Mode Will Be Available On Nintendo Switch

By Brittany Vincent, Jan 16, 2017 9:00am PST

Fuel your Minecraft fire with both the original Minecraft and Telltale's story-driven adventure series.


How to Get a Nintendo Switch Hybrid Cover From Power A

By Jason Faulkner, Jan 16, 2017 8:35am PST

If you're taking your Nintendo Switch on the go, a good protective cover is essential.


"This can't work if you want to dock it. And, I can't think of a way for a cover to work with ..."

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Supposedly, The Nintendo Switch Will Be Easier To Find Than The NES Classic

By Brittany Vincent, Jan 16, 2017 8:15am PST

Still, you might want to make sure you've gotten your preorders in if you haven't already. 


"Really? Then factor in Walmart and Best Buy (other brick and mortar places the sell a ton of ..."

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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Takes Up Half of The Nintendo Switch's Internal Storage

By Jason Faulkner, Jan 16, 2017 8:00am PST

The digital version of Breath of the Wild has a hefty download size.


"I hope so too. My wife and I played through so many digital games together on PS3 because she ..."

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