Entries in 'Nintendo Switch' (116)

Mario+Rabbids becomes best-selling third-party Switch game

Mario+Rabbids becomes best-selling third-party Switch game

Nintendo is to publish Ubisoft's Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle in both Japan and Korea next year, Ubisoft has announced. The game, which has now become the best-selling third party ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Sep 22nd 2017 at 9:53AM in News
Genesis Alpha One

Team17 has 'big expectations' for roguelike Genesis Alpha One

Team17 has high hopes for its roguelike shooter title Genesis Alpha One when it launches on PC, PS4 and Xbox One next year, the publisher has told MCV.

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Sep 21st 2017 at 10:00AM in News
Switch was the best-selling console in the US in August

Switch was the best-selling console in the US in August

Total video game spending in the US fell two per cent year-on-year to $568m this August, following declines in both hardware and software spending, according to the latest data from ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Sep 15th 2017 at 10:30AM in News
Nintendo unveils Mario Switch bundle, plus Doom and Wolfenstein II

Nintendo unveils Mario Switch bundle, plus Doom and Wolfenstein II

Nintendo unveiled a swathe of new Switch and 3DS titles last night, including a brand new Super Mario Odyssey-themed Switch hardware bundle and the news that Bethesda's critically acclaimed Doom ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Sep 14th 2017 at 9:53AM in News

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GAME drops Switch price to £259 to celebrate National Video Games Day

GAME drops Switch price to £259 to celebrate National Video Games Day

By some strange decree, September 12th (today) has been named National Video Games Day, and to celebrate, retailer GAME has dropped the price of the Nintendo Switch to £259 for ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Sep 12th 2017 at 9:38AM in News
Nintendo focused on supplying enough Switch units for Christmas

Nintendo focused on supplying enough Switch units for Christmas

Nintendo of America boss Reggie Fils-Aime said the platform holder is focused on having enough Switch stock this Christmas but couldn’t confirm it would actually be the case.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Sep 8th 2017 at 12:20PM in News
Super Meat Boy Forever and No More Heroes headline Nintendo's Switch indie showcase

Super Meat Boy Forever and No More Heroes headline Nintendo's Switch indie showcase

Nintendo broadcast its summer Nindies Showcase last night and announced 20 new titles coming to the Switch. 

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Aug 31st 2017 at 10:40AM in News
Splatoon 2 beats Crash Bandicoot to US No.1 in July

Splatoon 2 beats Crash Bandicoot to US No.1 in July

Splatoon 2 has beaten Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy to No.1 in the US last month, making it the best-selling title of the July, according to the latest data from ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Aug 18th 2017 at 9:29AM in News

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Nintendo Switch sales up 10% in Japan

Nintendo Switch sales rose by 10 per cent week-on-week in Japan last week, according to the latest figures from Famitsu, showing the appetite for Nintendo's new console is still as ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Aug 17th 2017 at 11:15AM in News
Gamevice files lawsuit against Nintendo Switch

Gamevice files lawsuit against Nintendo Switch

Nintendo is facing a new lawsuit over the design of the Switch. According to Engadget, accessory maker Gamevice has taken issue with the tablet-based console, alleging that it has violated ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Aug 11th 2017 at 12:09PM in News
Dragon Quest 11

Dragon Quest XI was Japan's best-selling game in July

Despite being on sale for just two days last month, Square Enix's Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age was the best-selling game in Japan this July, according to ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Aug 9th 2017 at 10:25AM in News
Splatoon 2

Splatoon 2 becomes best-selling Switch title in Japan, prompting 178% rise in hardware sales

Nintendo's Splatoon 2 went straight in at No.1 in the Japanese weekly charts last week, according to the latest figures from Famitsu, prompting a 178 per cent spike in Nintendo ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jul 27th 2017 at 10:02AM in News

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Nintendo Switch hits 4.7m units worldwide

Nintendo Switch hits 4.7m units worldwide

Nintendo has released its three-months earnings report for the period ending June 30th 2017, and we now know the Switch has sold 4.7m units worldwide to date. 

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jul 26th 2017 at 10:16AM in News
Team17: Overcooked is a 'great fit' for Switch

Team17: Overcooked is a 'great fit' for Switch

Team17 has announced that Ghost Town Games' award-winning co-op cook-off title Overcooked: Special Edition is finally coming to the Nintendo Switch eShop on July 27th. 

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jul 25th 2017 at 9:37AM in News
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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

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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
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.

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

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