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Switch press packs include personal messages from Nintendo bosses

The Nintendo Switch is now just one week away, and this week the press have been getting hands-on with the console. Interestingly, Eurogamer reports that the press machine includes messages from three important Nintendo figures – Nintendo of America head Reggie Fils-Aime, Nintendo of Europe president Saturo Shibata and Zelda: …

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Nintendo UK boss talks: "Switch can help expand gaming population"

Nintendo is once again looking to reach beyond the core gaming markets with an innovative new console. However, this time it’s doing so by drawing on all its experience to create a true hybrid platform.  “Nintendo Switch is a unique gaming and tech product that’s a home console, a handheld …

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Nintendo digital purchases still face key restriction

Platform holder Nintendo may have improved upon certain aspects of its online infrastructure for Switch, but one crucial limitation will remain in place. It was revealed recently that with Switch Nintendo will for the first time link digital purchases to a user’s account and not the specific hardware on which …

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Dragon Quest Heroes download is too large for Switch’s internal storage

Nintendo Switch owners who intend to buy their games digitally will most definitely want to invest in some additional storage. IGN spotted a list of download sizes for some of the Switch’s digital launch titles, and one in particular stands out – Dragon Quest Heroes I & II, which has …

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Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ will miss Switch launch

Nintendo’s already thin launch line-up for the Switch has trimmed back a tiny bit further. Publisher Nicalis has confirmed that The Binding of Isacc: Afterbirth+ will now not be among the launch games for Nintendo’s new console, although it is still expected to arrive next month. For those of you …

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Leaked Switch console was stolen, Nintendo reveals

A Switch console that made it out into the wild far ahead of the machine’s official launch on March 3rd was stolen from a retailer. A NeoGaf user last week claimed to have received his Switch pre-order early from an unspecified stockist. These claims were backed up by a video …

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Nintendo finally ditches digital purchase hardware lock

One of the most contentious oddities from Nintendo’s online console network is being ditched for the upcoming launch of the Switch. Until now, digital purchases made Wii U and 3DS were locked to the hardware on which the transaction was carried out. Normally you would expect purchases to be linked …

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Nintendo Switch pre-orders already account for 80% of the console’s shipment in Japan

Data firm Media Create has revealed pre-order figures for the Nintendo Switch in Japan, so players who haven’t secured Nintendo’s new console yet should do it quickly if they want to enjoy it at launch. The sales-tracking company reports that over 80 per cent of the country’s initial shipment has …

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LEGO Worlds is coming to the Nintendo Switch

The list of confirmed Switch games is getting bigger, as Traveller’s Tale has announced that LEGO Worlds will be releasing on Nintendo’s new console. Head of design Arthur Parsons announced it on Twitter, after he was asked by another user what were the LEGO plans for the Switch. Parsons answered: …

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Nintendo Switch UI revealed, along with previously unannounced indie titles

The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth publisher Nicalis has tweeted a picture giving us a sneak peek of the Switch’s user interface as well as some previously unannounced indie games coming to the platform. The studio has now deleted the tweet but it was online long enough for NeoGaf users to …

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