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SuperData predicts 5m Nintendo Switch sales by year end

The Nintendo Switch will sell around 5m units by the end of the year. That’s according to SuperData Research, as reported by Polygon. The number would be a pretty decent performance for the machine when you consider that the Switch’s predecessor, the Wii U, only hit 14m in its entire …

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Nintendo reveals extensive indie support for Nintendo Switch

The noises in the run up to launch from some indies may have been negative, but Nintendo has named a massive selection of indie games on the way to its new console. Third party support for Nintendo’s machines has been a point of contention for some time, but over 60 …

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Margin Makers: Guide to Nintendo Switch merchandise and accessories

The Nintendo Switch is ready to take retail by storm, with the help of a wealth of accessories and tie-in items. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild alone has enough merchandise to fill the shelves of every UK retailers, but with third-party publishers on board as well, it …

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TV mode will not be universally supported on Switch

It appears that Switch’s portable and TV cross-functionality will not be supported universally by all titles. Kotaku reports that the first game to confirm such usage limitations is rhythm action title Voez from mobile developer Rayark. It was released on smartphones last year and as such was developed for touch …

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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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