Entries in 'switch' (42)

Nintendo digital purchases still face key restriction

Nintendo digital purchases still face key restriction

Platform holder Nintendo may have improved upon certain aspects of its online infrastructure for Switch, but one crucial limitation will remain in place.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 23rd 2017 at 9:41AM in News
Dragon Quest Heroes download is too large for Switch's internal storage

Dragon Quest Heroes download is too large for Switch's internal storage

Nintendo Switch owners who intend to buy their games digitally will most definitely want to invest in some additional storage.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 21st 2017 at 9:42AM in News
Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ will miss Switch launch

Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ will miss Switch launch

Nintendo’s already thin launch line-up for the Switch has trimmed back a tiny bit further.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 21st 2017 at 9:21AM in News
Leaked Switch console was stolen, Nintendo reveals

Leaked Switch console was stolen, Nintendo reveals

A Switch console that made it out into the wild far ahead of the machine’s official launch on March 3rd was stolen from a retailer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 20th 2017 at 9:28AM in News

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Nintendo finally ditches digital purchase hardware lock

Nintendo finally ditches digital purchase hardware lock

One of the most contentious oddities from Nintendo’s online console network is being ditched for the upcoming launch of the Switch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 20th 2017 at 9:17AM in News
Nintendo Switch's Online Service could cost between £14 to £20 a year

Nintendo Switch's Online Service could cost between £14 to £20 a year

UPDATED: After detailing its Online Service for the Switch earlier this January, Nintendo has just announced the price point for the service. It will cost somewhere between 2,000 yen to 3,000 ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Feb 2nd 2017 at 9:58AM in News
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Nintendo Switch pre-orders already account for 80% of the console's shipment in Japan

Data firm Media Create has revealed pre-order figures for the Nintendo Switch in Japan, so players who haven’t secured Nintendo’s new console yet should do it quickly if they want ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 30th 2017 at 10:20AM in News
Lego Worlds

LEGO Worlds is coming to the Nintendo Switch

The list of confirmed Switch games is getting bigger, as Traveller’s Tale has announced that LEGO Worlds will be releasing on Nintendo’s new console. 

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 24th 2017 at 10:55AM in News

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Nintendo Switch UI revealed, along with previously unannounced indie titles

The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth publisher Nicalis has tweeted a picture giving us a sneak peek of the Switch’s user interface as well as some previously unannounced indie games coming ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 20th 2017 at 10:50AM in News
Nintendo hints at another Switch Zelda game after Breath of the Wild

Nintendo hints at another Switch Zelda game after Breath of the Wild

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild hasn't even launched yet, but franchise producer Eiji Aonuma is already teasing a new instalment in the series for the Nintendo Switch.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 18th 2017 at 3:30PM in News
Pachter: Nintendo Switch price is 'problematic' and launch line-up is 'underwhelming'

Pachter: Nintendo Switch price is 'problematic' and launch line-up is 'underwhelming'

Video games analyst Michael Pachter echoes the industry’s reaction to the Nintendo Switch, with concerns regarding its price point and launch line-up.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 17th 2017 at 3:00PM in News
Borderlands 3 won't be coming to Nintendo Switch

Borderlands 3 won't be coming to Nintendo Switch

Developer Gearbox Software has revealed that it was in talks with Nintendo to bring the next instalment in the Borderlands franchise to Switch, but the platform’s holder didn’t carry on ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 17th 2017 at 10:45AM in News

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FIFA for Nintendo Switch is based on PS3/360 version, rumour says

FIFA for Nintendo Switch is based on PS3/360 version, rumour says

The Switch version of FIFA has been subject to many speculations since the game was announced during Nintendo’s conference last week. According to Eurogamer’s Tom Phillips, the title will ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 16th 2017 at 1:30PM in News
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Nintendo Switch already sold out on Amazon and GameStop

It only took a couple of days, but the first Nintendo Switch allocation has already dried out at some retailers. Both Amazon UK and US websites had sold out as ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 16th 2017 at 10:55AM in News
Ubisoft confirms Steep, Just Dance and Rayman Legends for Nintendo Switch

Ubisoft confirms Steep, Just Dance and Rayman Legends for Nintendo Switch

Ubisoft has announced its Switch line-up, following Nintendo’s reveal conference earlier today. The publisher has announced that Just Dance 2017, Rayman Legends and Steep will all be coming to ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 13th 2017 at 3:10PM in News
Every accessory and peripheral for the Nintendo Switch priced for the UK

Every accessory and peripheral for the Nintendo Switch priced for the UK

Details on the Switch keep coming after Nintendo’s big reveal last night. We now have prices for each peripheral and accessory releasing alongside the console, starting with the already ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 13th 2017 at 12:40PM in News

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Nintendo patent hints at Switch VR

Nintendo patent hints at Switch VR

Platform holder Nintendo has constantly dampened hopes of a move into VR, but a new patent could perhaps hint at a change of strategy.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 16th 2016 at 9:44AM in News
Nintendo Switch won't be as powerful as the PS4, report claims

Nintendo Switch won't be as powerful as the PS4, report claims

The graphics on Nintendo’s Switch won’t be as good as even those found on the now three-year-old PS4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 15th 2016 at 9:48AM in News
MCV's Review of the Year - Part 1: Hardware of 2016

MCV's Review of the Year - Part 1: Hardware of 2016

Here’s our take on the big events in the games industry this year.

on Dec 13th 2016 at 12:00PM in News
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Nintendo Switch UK livestream dated for 4am January 13th

Nintendo has finally set a date and time for its upcoming Nintendo Switch presentation in the UK. The press will be going hands-on with Nintendo’s new Switch console on January ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Dec 13th 2016 at 10:26AM in News
Yooka-Laylee gets release date, is scrapped on Wii U

Yooka-Laylee gets release date, is scrapped on Wii U

Playtonic’s crowdfunded platformer Yooka-Laylee has got a release date.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 13th 2016 at 10:01AM in News
Reports point to GameCube Virtual Console titles on Switch

Reports point to GameCube Virtual Console titles on Switch

Nintendo fans will be given the opportunity to re-buy their GameCube catalogue for the first time with Virtual Console emulation of the system on Switch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 8th 2016 at 9:39AM in News
VIDEO: Switch gets first public demo on Jimmy Fallon Show

VIDEO: Switch gets first public demo on Jimmy Fallon Show

Nintendo thrust the Switch into the limelight last night by presenting the console’s first public gameplay demonstration on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 8th 2016 at 9:26AM in News
Switch dock increases console performance, report claims

Switch dock increases console performance, report claims

The Nintendo Switch will offer increased gaming performance when docked at home compared to when it is being played portably.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 7th 2016 at 10:47AM in News
Dark Souls trilogy could be released on Nintendo Switch

Dark Souls trilogy could be released on Nintendo Switch

A report has claimed that From Software’s interest in Nintendo Switch could very much revolve around the Dark Souls series.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 7th 2016 at 10:11AM in News