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EA expresses uncertainty about Switch’s market appeal

Publisher EA has spoken cautiously about the prospects for Nintendo’s new Switch console. We’re excited for Nintendo, it’s an interesting device,” EA CFO Blake Jorgensen said at a UBS technology conference, as reported by Gamasutra. But I can’t yet predict how broad it’s going to be, and [if people will] …

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Nvidia: Switch is unlike anything you’ve played before

Components manufacturer Nvidia has spoken in revolutionary terms about Nintendo’s in-development Switch console. Nvidia is supplying the innards for the machine, which currently has a global release date of March. We’ve worked with them now for almost two years. Several hundred engineering years have gone into the development of this …

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Zelda: Breath of the Wild to miss Switch launch, rumour claims

Nintendo Switch will launch without the help of popular adventurer Link. That’s according to established Nintendo tipster Emily Rogers. She has heard that localisation work for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has gone on for longer than anticipated, with a current ETA of December. However, once complete …

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Report points to £199.99 and £249.99 Nintendo Switch launch price

The Nintendo Switch will be priced at 199.99 for the entry-level SKU in the UK, it has been claimed. Lets Play Video Games claims to have word from two sources that retailer GAME has been told that it should expect to sell the new console for 199.99 when it launches …

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Capcom uncertain about multiplatform Nintendo Switch ports

Leading Japanese publisher Capcom has questioned the viability of companies bringing their PS4 and Xbox One releases to Nintendo’s new platform. The Switch’s reveal trailer made a point of showing popular games such as Skyrim and NBA 2K17 running on the new console. However, Videogamer reports that Capcom has said …

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Nintendo Switch won’t exclusively target core gamers

People may have read too much into Nintendo’s use of fashionable youngsters in its reveal video for the Nintendo Switch. The video’s depiction of Switch being the social centre of young adult life was interpreted by many as a statement of intent from a company whose typical market is viewed …

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Retailers: Third party Switch support impresses, but what about the price?

An interesting design and seemingly extensive third party support has got retail excited about the Nintendo Switch, but big questions remain after the platform holder’s initial reveal. It’s very Nintendo to bring something new and different to the market,” ShopTo’s head of commercial Alison Fraser told MCV. The early third …

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Nintendo announces loads of partners for the Switch but no games

After the reveal of the Switch yesterday Nintendo showed off a massive list of development partners including some big third parties. The full list consists of 48 different partners, including the likes of Activision, Ubisoft and EA. Bethesda is also on the list, but don’t want to confirm that Skyrim …

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