Entries in 'Nintendo Switch' (102)

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Switch sales up 46% in Japan ahead of Splatoon 2 launch

Nintendo Switch sales rose 46 per cent in Japan last week, according to the latest figures from Famitsu, suggesting Nintendo's boost to production is finally coming into effect at Japanese ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jul 14th 2017 at 11:46AM in News
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Switch fuels Japan's physical game market with first YOY growth since H1 2014

Japan's physical video game market was up 14.8 per cent during the first half of 2017 after being valued at ¥153.2bn, according to the latest figures from Famitsu. This makes ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jul 10th 2017 at 12:15PM in News
Splatoon 2

Splatoon 2 to get a year of content updates and two years of Splatfest events

Nintendo has promised around a year of extra content updates for its upcoming Switch shooter Splatoon 2, as well as two years of Splatfest events, the platform holder revealed today ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jul 6th 2017 at 3:51PM in News

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Switch hits 1m sales in Japan after 17 weeks

Switch hits 1m sales in Japan after 17 weeks

After 17 weeks on shop shelves, the Nintendo Switch has finally hit one million sales in Japan, according to the latest figures from Famitsu. 

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 30th 2017 at 2:27PM in News
Consumer demand for Switch has 'surpassed' Nintendo's worldwide estimates

Consumer demand for Switch has 'surpassed' Nintendo's worldwide estimates

This morning, GAME cited "lower than expected" supply of the Nintendo Switch as a key contributor toward its revised sales outlook, but Nintendo has reassured MCV that the platform holder ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 30th 2017 at 2:20PM in News
Karol Severin

Nintendo Switch title mix lays groundwork for its upcoming Online Service - MIDiA

MIDiA Research's lead analyst for research on games and the mobile content economy Karol Severin shares his views on Nintendo's recent game announcements and how they look set to ...

on Jun 16th 2017 at 11:30AM in News
Ancel: Beyond Good & Evil 2 is not a Switch exclusive 'as far as I know'

Ancel: Beyond Good & Evil 2 is not a Switch exclusive 'as far as I know'

It looks as if the rumours that Beyond Good & Evil 2 will be exclusive to the Nintendo Switch were unfounded.

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by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 15th 2017 at 10:08AM in News

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Miyamoto and Yves

Rabbid fanbase - how Nintendo and Ubisoft's Mario partnership gives Switch a tactical edge

We knew it was coming, but somehow Ubisoft still managed to surprise us. No, we're not talking about Beyond Good and Evil 2 (although let's just pause for a ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 15th 2017 at 9:45AM in News
Zelda DLC

First Zelda: Breath of the Wild Expansion Pass DLC dated for June 30th

As well as announcing a slew of new titles for the Nintendo Switch today, Nintendo also announced when players will be able to get their hands on the first DLC ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 13th 2017 at 8:32PM in News
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Nintendo surprises with Metroid Prime 4, Rocket League and new Yoshi and Kirby titles on Switch

Nintendo kicked off its E3 Spotlight with a slew of announcements, confirming release dates for a number of titles announced earlier in the year, as well as confirmation of a ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 13th 2017 at 4:54PM in News
Mario+Rabbids: Battle Kingdom lands on Switch August 29th

Mario+Rabbids: Battle Kingdom lands on Switch August 29th

After an unexpected leak last month, Mario+Rabbids: Battle Kingdom has been officially announced at Ubisoft's E3 press conference, with none other than Miyamoto himself coming out on stage to ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 12th 2017 at 9:33PM in News

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Pokken Tournament DX

Pokken Tournament DX heading to Switch this September

A revamped version of the Wii U's Pokken Tournament is heading to the Switch later this year on September 22nd, Nintendo announced today. Pokken Tournament DX will include all content ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 6th 2017 at 4:15PM in News
Indivisible

Indivisible devs: 'Supporting Switch was an easy decision.'

The makers of the upcoming action RPG Indivisible have announced a Nintendo Switch version is on the way in addition to its PS4, Xbox One and Steam releases. 

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 2nd 2017 at 1:05PM in News
Nintendo Switch's Online service delayed until 2018, full pricing revealed

Nintendo Switch's Online service delayed until 2018, full pricing revealed

Originally set to launch this autumn, Nintendo's online service for the Switch will now launch in early 2018, the platform holder announced today. 

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 2nd 2017 at 10:05AM in News
Sonic Mania Switch

Sonic Mania release date confirmed for August, plus special Switch collector's edition

Sonic Mania finally has a release date, and it's getting a special collector's edition for the Nintendo Switch to boot, Sega has confirmed.

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on May 31st 2017 at 11:32AM in News

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Monster Hunter XX

Monster Hunter XX coming to Switch

Capcom has announced it will be bringing Monster Hunter XX to the Nintendo Switch. At the moment, it looks like the Switch version is only confirmed for Japan, but Capcom ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on May 26th 2017 at 10:11AM in News
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe beats Breath of the Wild as best-selling Switch game in Japan

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe has now surpassed The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild as the best-selling Switch title in Japan, according to the latest figures from Famitsu. 

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on May 25th 2017 at 12:14PM in News
Splatoon 2 Switch bundle

Nintendo unveils first official Switch bundle with Splatoon 2

Last night's Nintendo Direct may have been all about Nintendo's upcoming Switch title ARMS, but it also unveiled a brand-new range of Splatoon 2 accessories at the very end, chief ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on May 18th 2017 at 3:31PM in News
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe approaches 400k units in Japan with third week at No.1

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe enjoyed its third week at No.1 in the Japanese software charts last week, after selling another 30,745 units, according to the latest data from Famitsu. This ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on May 18th 2017 at 1:58PM in News
Switch best-selling US console in April, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe hits 550k sales

Switch best-selling US console in April, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe hits 550k sales

Nintendo has announced it sold over 280,000 Switch units in the US last month, making it the best-selling piece of hardware in April according to new figures from NPD. This ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on May 17th 2017 at 2:53PM in News
NIS America looks west for success as Disgaea 5 Complete hits 110k pre-orders in US and Europe

NIS America looks west for success as Disgaea 5 Complete hits 110k pre-orders in US and Europe

Disgaea 5 Complete is set to sell over 110,000 units in the US and Europe when it launches on Switch on May 26th, but publisher NIS America has said it ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on May 12th 2017 at 10:00AM in News
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe holds No.1 in Japan, reaching 366k in two weeks

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe held its No.1 spot on the Japanese charts last week, shifting another 86,313 units during its second week on sale. Nintendo's revamped racer sold an astonishing ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on May 11th 2017 at 2:35PM in News
Nintendo E3 2017

Nintendo's E3 2017 presentation dated, promises new Super Mario Odyssey details

Mark it in your diaries. Nintendo will be kicking off its E3 activities this year on Tuesday June 13th at 5pm in the UK. Starting with its now traditional E3 ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on May 11th 2017 at 2:20PM in News
Nintendo Switch dock accessory set coming in June

Nintendo Switch dock accessory set coming in June

Nintendo is launching a new Switch accessory set that includes the console dock next month, the platform holder has announced. 

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on May 10th 2017 at 2:25PM in News