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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
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

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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
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

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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

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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

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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 has sold 1.5m NES Classics

Nintendo has sold 1.5m NES Classics

We now have an idea of how well Nintendo’s much sought-after NES Classic Mini has performed.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 1st 2017 at 11:11AM in News
Wii U reaches 13.56m units, 3DS hardware up 9.7% year-on-year

Wii U reaches 13.56m units, 3DS hardware up 9.7% year-on-year

Nintendo’s latest financial report, for the nine months ending December 2016, show the firm’s net sales dipping, while its profits soar.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 31st 2017 at 10:46AM in News
REPORT: Super Mario Run hits 78m downloads

REPORT: Super Mario Run hits 78m downloads

Nintendo released its financial report for the nine months ending December 2016 earlier today, and confirmed that Super Mario Run has been downloaded over 40m times in just four days ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 31st 2017 at 10:30AM 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