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Zelda: Breath of the Wild will be the last first-party Wii U game

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild will be the last first-party game to launch on the Wii U, Nintendo has confirmed. Nintendo of America boss Reggie Fils-Aime broke the news while speaking to Polygon during the Switch reveal event last Friday. From a first-party standpoint, there’s no new …

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Fire Emblem Warriors releasing on Switch and New 3DS, Shadows of Valentia coming in May

Upcoming Nintendo Switch title, Fire Emblem Warriors, will also be launching on the New 3DS and New 3DS XL, Nintendo has confirmed, making it the first Switch title we know of that will also receive a handheld release. Both versions of the game are due to arrive this autumn. Unveiled …

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Nintendo hints at another Switch Zelda game after Breath of the Wild

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild hasn’t even launched yet, but franchise producer Eiji Aonuma is already teasing a new instalment in the series for the Nintendo Switch. Talking to IGN, Aonuma said this new game could happen in order to fully use the Switch’s potential. I haven’t …

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UPDATED: Nintendo Switch boxes and UK Zelda Breath of the Wild special editions revealed

Nintendo has unveiled the packaging for its new Nintendo Switch titles. As seen on Nintendo of America’s website,Switch games will be packaged in long, vertical cases not too dissimilar from PSP boxes. So far, only a few boxes have appeared in their final form online, including Zelda: Breath of the …

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Pachter: Nintendo Switch price is ‘problematic’ and launch line-up is ‘underwhelming’

Video games analyst Michael Pachter echoes the industry’s reaction to the Nintendo Switch, with concerns regarding its price point and launch line-up. The Wedbush analyst believes the console is too expensive considering it’ll have only five games ready at launch and a lack of bundled titles. "Priced at $300, Switch …

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Nintendo’s Fils-Aimé addresses Switch’s launch line-up

Reggie Fils-Aim, Nintendo’s US boss, has replied to concerns about Switch’s relatively weak relate slate. Speaking to CNET, the exec said that the console’s launch on March 3rd is not the ‘be-all and end-all’, and that a steady line-up of releases is arguably more important. On release, Switch only has …

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Borderlands 3 won’t be coming to Nintendo Switch

Developer Gearbox Software has revealed that it was in talks with Nintendo to bring the next instalment in the Borderlands franchise to Switch, but the platform’s holder didn’t carry on with the discussion. That’s according to Gearbox’s founder Randy Pitchford, as spotted by IGN, who was asked on Twitter to …

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Bundled Switch Grip peripheral doesn’t charge Joy-Con controllers

The Joy-Con Grip gamepad that comes in the Nintendo Switch box will not charge the machine’s Joy-Cons. In order for gamers to be able to charge their Joy-Con controllers, they will need to purchase an extra 24.99 – on Nintendo’s official store; 27.99 on Amazon – special Charging Grip. The …

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Everything you need to know about the Nintendo Switch and eSports

Traditionally Nintendo has not been the biggest supporter of eSports. The Smash Bros scene has seen a bit of support from the publisher and competitive Splatoon is something they have always been interested in, but outside of that Nintendo has mainly stayed clear of the industry. But that all changed …

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Fils-Aime opens up about the lack of a Switch bundle game

The Nintendo Switch doesn’t have any bundled games as it would have made the console too expensive, Nintendo of America honcho Reggie Fils-Aime has revealed. Speaking in an interview with GameSpot, Fils-Aime said the company wanted to give consumers as much choice as possible when it came to choosing which …

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