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Nintendo Switch hits 2m sales in the US

The Nintendo Switch has sold 2m units in the US, the platform holder has announced, after the console claimed its third straight month at No.1 in the US hardware charts. According to the latest NPD data, the Switch was the top-selling console once again this September, marking its third consecutive month at …

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Day One sales for The Flame in the Flood on Switch has beaten all other formats, says Curve

Curve Digital released indie roguelike The Flame in the Flood on the Nintendo Switch yesterday, and the game has already "smashed" expectations, according to publishing director Simon Byron, beating Day One sales for all other platforms it’s been released on. Byron also added on Twitter (see below) that the success of The …

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Japan’s physical game market slows despite SNES Mini boom

As we reported on Wednesday, the SNES Mini was the main story of Japanese retail this week, out-selling both the Switch and the NES Mini in its first week, according to the latest figures from Famitsu. The NES Mini, by comparison, sold just 263,000 units in its first week on sale, …

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SNES Mini sells more than Switch in Week One – Famitsu

Nintendo’s Classic Mini SNES has sold over 360,000 units in Japan during its opening week, Famitsu has revealed. While we’ve yet to receive Famitsu’s full hardware charts for last week, the publication took to its own website this morning to state the highly-sought after micro console shifted 368,913 in its first four …

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Nintendo promotes Super Mario Odyssey with live action music video ahead of release

Just when you thought game trailers couldn’t get any weirder than the all-singing, all-dancing Japanese promo for Destiny 2, Nintendo has released a musical video ahead of the release of Super Mario Odyssey (see below). The song has been a key component of Nintendo’s marketing material ever since the platform holder …

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Switch sales surge in Japan, but PS4’s Trails of Cold Steel III takes No.1

Nihon Falcom’s The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III has gone straight in at No1. in the Japanese weekly chart, according to the latest numbers from Famitsu, out-performing both FIFA 18 and Fire Emblem Warriors. Trails of Cold Steel III sold over 104,000 copies in just four days …

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Yooka-Laylee dev confirms Unity issues are to blame for Switch release date delay

Earlier this week there were reports that Unity issues were delaying the release of the Switch version of Playtonic’s Yooka-Laylee. To help clarify the situation, the developer has now issued a statement explaining its continued delay. The team are "very nearly there," according to a new blog post, but they …

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Grab a SNES Mini to celebrate GameSeek’s 15th anniversary

UK retailer GameSeek is celebrating its 15th anniversary next week with a variety of special deals, the retailer has informed MCV, including discounts on Switch and the Classic Mini SNES. Between October 2nd and October 6th, visitors will be able to purchase the Switch for 258.50 – that’s 20 lower …

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Telltale on its ‘wildly successful’ season pass discs and what’s next for Switch

Telltale may have transformed the way episodic games are delivered on digital platforms, but the studio’s subsequent season pass discs that arrive at retail have also been a huge hit for the company, MCV can reveal. "It’s been wildly successful," head of creative communications Job Stauffer (pictured right) told MCV …

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Mario+Rabbids becomes best-selling third-party Switch game

Nintendo is to publish Ubisoft’s Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle in both Japan and Korea next year, Ubisoft has announced. The game, whichhas now become the best-selling third party game on the Nintendo Switch,will release in both territories on January 18th 2018. Developed by Ubisoft Milan and Ubisoft Paris, Mario …

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