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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 a patent used in the company’s Wikipad device, a gaming-focused Android tablet. Gamevice is also arguing that the Switch and its …

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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 the latest figures from Famitsu. As we reported last week, the 3DS version ofDragon Quest XI sold an incredible 1.1m …

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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 Switch sales as a result. The Switch sequel to Nintendo’s family-friendly shooter shifted just shy of 671,000 copies last week, …

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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. Between April and June, the Switch sold another 1.97m pieces of hardware, while total software sales topped 8.14m units. Of that figure, a …

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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. Priced at 15.99 in the UK, the special edition of the game includes both the base game and The Lost Morsel and Festive Seasoning content. …

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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 retail. The console shifted over 36,000 units last week, allowing it to take a 44.7 per cent market share of …

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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 H1 2017 the biggest era of growth year-on-year in Japan for the first time since H1 2014. Unsurprisingly, the launch …

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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 in its Splatoon 2 Nintendo Direct stream. Much like the original Splatoon on Wii U, Splatfests ask players from all …

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Snipperclips tops Nintendo’s Switch download chart for first half of 2017

Nintendo of Japan has released its top-selling Nintendo Switch eShop titles for the first half of 2017, and the UK-made Snipperclips has claimed the No.1 spot. Nintendo didn’t release any exact download figures for its top 25 titles, but Snipperclips, SFB Games’ co-operative puzzle game, still managed to beat the …

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