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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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Team17 has ‘big expectations’ for roguelike Genesis Alpha One

Team17 has high hopes for its roguelike shooter title Genesis Alpha One when it launches on PC, PS4 and Xbox One next year, the publisher has told MCV. "It’s a unique blend of multiple genres with survival, crafting, base-building and FPS elements all rolled into one with an epic sci-fi …

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Switch was the best-selling console in the US in August

Total video game spending in the US fell two per cent year-on-year to $568m this August, following declines in both hardware and software spending, according to the latest data from NPD. On the hardware front, spending growth generated by the Switch (which remained the best-selling piece of hardware last month) …

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Nintendo unveils Mario Switch bundle, plus Doom and Wolfenstein II

Nintendo unveiled a swathe of new Switch and 3DS titles last night, including a brand new Super Mario Odyssey-themed Switch hardware bundle and the news that Bethesda’s critically acclaimed Doom (2016) and upcoming Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus titles will also be heading to Switch over the next year. Doom …

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GAME drops Switch price to £259 to celebrate National Video Games Day

By some strange decree, September 12th (today) has been named National Video Games Day, and to celebrate, retailer GAME has dropped the price of the Nintendo Switch to 259 for one day only, making it a great time to pick up the console if you haven’t already done so. That’s …

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Nintendo focused on supplying enough Switch units for Christmas

Nintendo of America boss Reggie Fils-Aime said the platform holder is focused on having enough Switch stock this Christmas but couldn’t confirm it would actually be the case. Talking at Variety’s Entertainment and Technology Summit yesterday, he was asked about the firm’s goal to sell 10m units of the Switch …

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Super Meat Boy Forever and No More Heroes headline Nintendo’s Switch indie showcase

Nintendo broadcast its summer Nindies Showcase last night and announced 20 new titles coming to the Switch. Among the announcements, a sequel to indie hit Super Meat Boy (pictured) was unveiled, simply entitled Super Meat Boy Forever. It will launch on the Switch in 2018 as a timed-exclusive, before releasing …

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Splatoon 2 beats Crash Bandicoot to US No.1 in July

Splatoon 2 has beaten Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy to No.1 in the US last month, making it the best-selling title of the July, according to the latest data from NPD. Splatoon 2 was one of three Nintendo titles in the Top Ten best-selling games last month, allowing Nintendo to …

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Nintendo Switch sales up 10% in Japan

Nintendo Switch sales rose by 10 per cent week-on-week in Japan last week, according to the latest figures from Famitsu, showing the appetite for Nintendo’s new console is still as fierce as ever despite a lack of new releases. The console sold another 77,000 units last week, taking its cumulative …

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