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Standalone Switch dock will cost £80

Standalone Switch dock will cost £80

Switch owners who want to add an additional dock to their household setup face a significant outlay.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 22nd 2017 at 10:48AM in News
Switch helps US games market to 10% gain

Switch helps US games market to 10% gain

Sales of the Nintendo Switch have remained strong for a second month in the US, driving up the annual comparisons in NPD's monthly report.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 19th 2017 at 9:57AM in News
Project Rap Rabbit gets cheaper Switch stretch goal

Project Rap Rabbit gets cheaper Switch stretch goal

Crowdfunded rhythm action game Project Rap Rabbit will now come to Nintendo Switch provided the campaign raises $1.5m.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 18th 2017 at 11:07AM in News
Project Rap Rabbit pulls $4.95m Switch stretch goal

Project Rap Rabbit pulls $4.95m Switch stretch goal

The new game from Keiichi Yano and Masaya Matsuura is to revise its Kickstarter strategy after criticism about one of its stretch goals.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 17th 2017 at 10:29AM in News

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The Switch price for Rime has been reduced

The Switch price for Rime has been reduced

Rime will no longer cost more digitally on Switch than it does on other platforms.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 11th 2017 at 11:04AM in News
Non-gamers largely unaware of Switch and Scorpio

Non-gamers largely unaware of Switch and Scorpio

Nielsen's US Games 360 Report 2017 has found that non-gamers still remain largely unaware of some video games hardware.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 11th 2017 at 10:39AM 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
Nintendo thinks Switch can match Wii sales

Nintendo thinks Switch can match Wii sales

The desire for households to own multiple Switch consoles could propel sales of Nintendo's new hardware to Wii-like levels.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 3rd 2017 at 9:26AM in News

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'Nintendo on the rebound,' says SuperData, but Switch needs 'second act' of content to maintain momentum

With the release of Nintendo's fiscal year earnings report this morning, we now know that Switch had a great first month on sale, hitting 2.74m units worldwide. However, SuperData's ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Apr 27th 2017 at 3:42PM in News
Analyst predicts that a Switch Mini is on the cards

Analyst predicts that a Switch Mini is on the cards

The Nintendo Switch has only been out for a little over a month, but already one analyst has said that it believes a new iteration could be in the works.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 19th 2017 at 10:27AM in News
The Switch is Nintendo's fastest ever selling console in the US

The Switch is Nintendo's fastest ever selling console in the US

Nintendo has announced as part of the March NPD results that the Switch has become its fastest selling video game system ever in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 18th 2017 at 9:51AM in News
Switch games dated, new Joy Con and battery pack revealed

Switch games dated, new Joy Con and battery pack revealed

Last night’s Nintendo Direct announced a number of new Switch and 3DS release dates, and also revealed two new bits of Switch hardware.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 13th 2017 at 11:59AM in News

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Margin Makers: Guide to Mario Kart 8 merchandise

Margin Makers: Guide to Mario Kart 8 merchandise

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is launching on the Switch on April 28th, and while it’s essentially a revamped version of the 2014 Wii U title with all of its post-release ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Apr 12th 2017 at 12:25PM in News
Nintendo will pay you to find Switch exploits

Nintendo will pay you to find Switch exploits

Hackers who can unearth Switch software vulnerabilities could land themselves a cash reward from Nintendo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 12th 2017 at 10:25AM in News
PETA again targets Nintendo, this time over 1-2 Switch milking game

PETA again targets Nintendo, this time over 1-2 Switch milking game

Animal rights organisation People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has again targeted Nintendo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 3rd 2017 at 11:19AM in News
Monster Hunter XX tops Japanese charts again, Switch sales up 56 per cent

Monster Hunter XX tops Japanese charts again, Switch sales up 56 per cent

Capcom’s Monster Hunter XX has sold another 255,748 copies last week in Japan and topped Famitsu’s charts for the second consecutive week despite sales decreasing 74 per cent. Having shifted ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Mar 30th 2017 at 2:27PM in News

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Switch sales hit 500k in Japan

Switch sales hit 500k in Japan

The latest figures from Media Create show that Nintendo’s new Switch console has hit an important milestone in the company’s homeland.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 30th 2017 at 10:17AM in News
Margin Makers: Guide to console accessories

Margin Makers: Guide to console accessories

The console accessories market has always been pretty healthy in the UK, but last week’s Ukie Consumer Spend Valuation report showed it took a hit in 2016, with sales in ...

on Mar 29th 2017 at 5:08PM in News
UPDATE: No download required to play retail version of LEGO City Undercover

UPDATE: No download required to play retail version of LEGO City Undercover

UPDATE: Warner Bros has since contacted MCV with the following statement: "Players who purchase LEGO City Undercover on Nintendo Switch at retail do not need to download the game to ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 29th 2017 at 9:36AM in News
GameStop predicts Switch stock shortages throughout 2017

GameStop predicts Switch stock shortages throughout 2017

It might continue to be hard to find Switch consoles on the High Street for the rest of the year, retailer GameStop has predicted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 27th 2017 at 10:58AM in News
Hardware teardown offers insight into Joy Con fix

Hardware teardown offers insight into Joy Con fix

A Switch Joy Con returned by Nintendo after a repair has hinted at how Nintendo intends to fix its left controller problem.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 23rd 2017 at 9:50AM in News
Nintendo blames Joy Con issues on 'manufacturing variation'

Nintendo blames Joy Con issues on 'manufacturing variation'

Platform holder Nintendo has insisted that there are not inherent hardware problems with the Switch, but has admitted that it has changed how it manufactures the left Joy Con.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 23rd 2017 at 9:29AM in News
Bloodstained cancelled on Wii U as Switch version is confirmed

Bloodstained cancelled on Wii U as Switch version is confirmed

Crowdfunding hit Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night has scrapped its planned Wii U release.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 22nd 2017 at 9:57AM in News
GameStop: Switch could eclipse the Wii

GameStop: Switch could eclipse the Wii

The senior director of merchandising at retailer GameSpot has predicted an extremely bright future for Nintendo Switch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 21st 2017 at 10:57AM in News
Nintendo has reportedly doubled Switch production plans

Nintendo has reportedly doubled Switch production plans

Production targets for the Switch have reportedly been doubled thanks to strong demand for the machine.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 17th 2017 at 9:14AM in News