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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe topped last Japanese charts of 2017

Nintendo unsurprisingly won Christmas in Japan. What’s more surprising is that it topped the last weekly charts of the year with a title that released back in April, with Mario Kart 8 Deluxe charting at No.1 (according to sales data collected by Famitsu from December 25th to 31st 2017). With …

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Nintendo hoping to sell 20m Switch units during fiscal year 2018

While Nintendo’s official forecast is to sell 14m Switch units by the end of this fiscal year, it looks like Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima has more ambition for next year’s. In an interview with Kyoto Shimbun (as reported by Wcctech), Kimishima revealed that Nintendo was hoping to sell 20m Switch …

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Nintendo announces 10m sales for the Switch

Nintendo has announced 10m sales for the Switch game console, just nine months after the hybrid consoles worldwide launch. It caps off a remarkably strong year for all things Ninty, and in October the company announced that the Switch had caused a 175 per cent sales growth for the six …

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Rime developer address Switch port complaints

Tequila Works has spoken out to explain some of the performance issues that plague the delayed Switch version of the game. Complaints have included a perceptibly low resolution when played in portable mode, and frequent framerate drops. “RiME runs at 30 FPS in 720p throughout most of the game while …

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EA has not yet green-lit more Nintendo Switch titles

Publisher EA is not yet ready to fully commit to Nintendo’s Switch. CFO Blake Jorgensen has told the Wall Street Journal that despite the release of FIFA 18 in September, it is still too soon for EA to judge whether the game has sold sufficiently. Instead, the company wants to …

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Nintendo expects Switch to beat lifetime Wii U sales by the end of the year

Nintendo has again increased its sales forecast for the Switch. The company had expected to sell 10m consoles in its current financial year. It now expects that number to be more like 14m. The console itself has now sold 7.6m units – that means that in six months it has …

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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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