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Sonic Mania release date confirmed for August, plus special Switch collector’s edition

Sonic Mania finally has a release date, and it’s getting a special collector’s edition for the Nintendo Switch to boot, Sega has confirmed. Launching on August 15th 2017 for PS4, Xbox One, PC and Switch, Sonic Mania celebrates the best of classic Sonic with all the benefits of modern day …

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Monster Hunter XX coming to Switch

Capcom has announced it will be bringing Monster Hunter XX to the Nintendo Switch. At the moment, it looks like the Switch version is only confirmed for Japan, but Capcom will be announcing more details about the game at a Monster Hunter event taking place this weekend. Monster Hunter XX …

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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe beats Breath of the Wild as best-selling Switch game in Japan

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe has now surpassed The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild as the best-selling Switch title in Japan, according to the latest figures from Famitsu. Despite 20 per cent fall in sales week-on-week, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe enjoyed its fourth week at No.1 in Japan last …

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Nintendo unveils first official Switch bundle with Splatoon 2

Last night’s Nintendo Direct may have been all about Nintendo’s upcoming Switch title ARMS, but it also unveiled a brand-new range of Splatoon 2 accessories at the very end, chief among them being a brand-new limited edition Splatoon 2 Switch hardware bundle. Sadly, the limited edition bundle will come with …

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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe approaches 400k units in Japan with third week at No.1

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe enjoyed its third week at No.1 in the Japanese software charts last week, after selling another 30,745 units, according to the latest data from Famitsu. This takes its cumulative total to just shy of 400,000 units, (397,287, to be exact), after a fall of 64 per …

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NIS America looks west for success as Disgaea 5 Complete hits 110k pre-orders in US and Europe

Disgaea 5 Complete is set to sell over 110,000 units in the US and Europe when it launches on Switch on May 26th, but publisher NIS America has said it needs to work harder to improve the franchise’s standing in the UK. So far, the game has reached 36,000 pre-orders …

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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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