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Nintendo hopes to bring Netflix and streaming apps to Switch

Nintendo hopes to bring Netflix and streaming apps to Switch

Switch launched without any streaming media apps, and Nintendo has now claimed this was because it wanted to focus on games for the console’s debut.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 9th 2017 at 9:36AM in News
Zelda: Breath of the Wild is already being emulated on PC

Zelda: Breath of the Wild is already being emulated on PC

It was only released last week, but already Nintendo’s critical smash hit The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has been emulated on PC.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 8th 2017 at 10:36AM in News
Bent docks and dead pixels added to Nintendo Switch noise

Bent docks and dead pixels added to Nintendo Switch noise

So here’s the thing – when millions of new electrical devices are shipped out for a product launch, some of them are going to be faulty. It’s statistically inevitable.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 8th 2017 at 9:57AM in News
Joy Con connectivity issues may be due to hardware design

Joy Con connectivity issues may be due to hardware design

A teardown of the Switch Joy Con hardware by YouTuber Jon Downey seems to suggest that the problems some are experiencing with the left controller are due to a design ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 7th 2017 at 9:55AM in News

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Switch breaks US sales record, just pips Wii U in Japan

Switch breaks US sales record, just pips Wii U in Japan

Nintendo has said that its new Switch console has sold more in its first two days in the US than any other machine in the platform holder’s history.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 7th 2017 at 9:30AM in News
Nintendo officially acknowledges Joy Con connection issue

Nintendo officially acknowledges Joy Con connection issue

The much-discussed issue with the wireless connectivity of the Switch’s left Joy Con controller has finally been acknowledged by Nintendo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 6th 2017 at 11:01AM in News
UK week one Switch sales hit 80k

UK week one Switch sales hit 80k

Nintendo Switch sold 80k units in its first 48 hours on sale in the UK, MCV understands.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 6th 2017 at 9:56AM in News
Horizon Zero Dawn beats Zelda to No.1

Horizon Zero Dawn beats Zelda to No.1

Critical smash hit The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild hasn’t made it to No.1 in its first week in the UK charts. Instead, it’s Sony’s PS4 exclusive Horizon ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 6th 2017 at 9:19AM in News

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Switch games taste deliberately horrendous

Switch games taste deliberately horrendous

Is this the best bit of Switch functionality of the lot? We reckon it might be.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 3rd 2017 at 9:40AM in News
Switch returns to Friend Code system, but alternatives are coming

Switch returns to Friend Code system, but alternatives are coming

There was a collective groan from the internet yesterday when the Switch’s day one update brought with it one unpopular bit of Nintendo functionality.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 3rd 2017 at 9:26AM in News
Zelda: Breath of the Wild is one of the all-time highest rated games

Zelda: Breath of the Wild is one of the all-time highest rated games

Nintendo Switch’s launch line-up may be a little thin, but there is most certainly a jewel in its crown.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 3rd 2017 at 9:14AM in News
SuperData predicts 5m Nintendo Switch sales by year end

SuperData predicts 5m Nintendo Switch sales by year end

The Nintendo Switch will sell around 5m units by the end of the year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 2nd 2017 at 9:50AM in News

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Nintendo reveals extensive indie support for Nintendo Switch

Nintendo reveals extensive indie support for Nintendo Switch

The noises in the run up to launch from some indies may have been negative, but Nintendo has named a massive selection of indie games on the way to its ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 1st 2017 at 5:31PM in News
Margin Makers: Guide to Nintendo Switch merchandise and accessories

Margin Makers: Guide to Nintendo Switch merchandise and accessories

The Nintendo Switch is ready to take retail by storm, with the help of a wealth of accessories and tie-in items.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Feb 28th 2017 at 1:10PM in News
TV mode will not be universally supported on Switch

TV mode will not be universally supported on Switch

It appears that Switch’s portable and TV cross-functionality will not be supported universally by all titles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 28th 2017 at 10:10AM in News
Switch press packs include personal messages from Nintendo bosses

Switch press packs include personal messages from Nintendo bosses

The Nintendo Switch is now just one week away, and this week the press have been getting hands-on with the console.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 24th 2017 at 10:19AM in News

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Nintendo UK boss talks: "Switch can help expand gaming population"

Nintendo is once again looking to reach beyond the core gaming markets with an innovative new console. However, this time it’s doing so by drawing on all its experience to ...

Seth Barton
by Seth Barton
on Feb 24th 2017 at 9:00AM in News
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
Nintendo forced to defend Zelda: Breath of the Wild's Season Pass

Nintendo forced to defend Zelda: Breath of the Wild's Season Pass

Zelda: Breath of the Wild will be the first game in the series to offer a Season Pass – a fact that has seen Nintendo come in for some criticism.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 22nd 2017 at 10:43AM 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
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
Fire Emblem Heroes made $5m in its first five days

Fire Emblem Heroes made $5m in its first five days

Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima has given some insight into the company’s new mobile business.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 9th 2017 at 10:29AM 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