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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe holds No.1 in Japan, reaching 366k in two weeks

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe held its No.1 spot on the Japanese charts last week, shifting another 86,313 units during its second week on sale. Nintendo’s revamped racer sold an astonishing 280,229 during its first week, taking its cumulative total to 366,542. That might be a fall of 69 per cent …

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Nintendo’s E3 2017 presentation dated, promises new Super Mario Odyssey details

Mark it in your diaries. Nintendo will be kicking off its E3 activities this year on Tuesday June 13th at 5pm in the UK. Starting with its now traditional E3 2017 video presentation – now dubbed Nintendo Spotlight as opposed to its traditional ‘Direct’ format – the platform holder will …

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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. Launching on June 23rd, the kit will also come with an AC adapter and an HDMI cable, allowing consumers to replace any part of their Switch setup without having to …

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Nintendo increasing Switch production to meet holiday demand

Nintendo is to increase Switch production in order to meet rising consumer demand as it approaches the holiday season, the platform holder has announced. "[Switch] continues to be sold out practically worldwide," Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima told investors during its financial results briefing presentationtoday. "Our initial plan was to ship …

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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 Joost van Dreunen has told MCV that the platform holder now needs to deliver a "second act" of content if Nintendo …

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Nintendo Switch sales hit 2.74m worldwide

Nintendo sold over 2m Switch consoles worldwide in its first month on shelves, according to its latest fiscal year earnings report, hitting 2.74m units as of March 31st. That beats recent analyst expectations from SuperData, which pegged the console’s global sales figures at just 2.4m. As a result, Nintendo’s profits …

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Remade, reborn: How Nintendo’s fixing digital for Switch

Ever since the launch of the Wii U, Nintendo’s third-party support, or lack thereof, has been a constant source of contention for the platform holder. During the Wii era, third-party support was at its highest level ever, with Nintendo’s own figures showing an impressive 1,206 disc titles in the US …

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Giving publishers a platform: publishers talk PlayStation, Xbox, Switch and many more

There’s a greater range of hardware and operating system platforms than ever before. That means more opportunity, and more complications, for games publishers. We catch up with a handful of thoroughly modern publishers working across a range of digital and physical formats to ask them what they think of the …

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Nintendo Switch sales: attachment issues

For a console that’s had the biggest hardware launch in Nintendo’s history across Europe, the US and Australia, the platform holder has been surprisingly coy about releasing concrete sales data for its recently released Switch.  For both the Wii and Wii U, Nintendo released first week sales for its new …

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