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NBA Playgrounds finally gets online play on Switch

A patch has finally introduced online play to the Switch version of NBA Playgrounds, some two months after the game was first released. Matthew Karch of developer Saber Interactive has been quite vocal about the frustrations faced in getting the patch live, however. As spotted by Reddit, Karch has suggested …

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WWE returns to Nintendo consoles

2K has announced that its licensed WWE series will be making an appearance on Switch later this year. Switch will be among the platform lineup when WWE 2K18 releases this autumn. It will be the first time that the series has graced a Nintendo platform since the release of WWE …

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THQ Nordic ‘sad’ the Switch does not have more power

Another company has gone on record to say that it having trouble getting some of its title up and running on Nintendo Switch. THQ Nordic’s business and product development director Reinhard Pollice has confessed to Games Industry that it has faced a challenge” getting 2D turn-based RPG Battle Chasers running …

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A Plague Tale dev blames spec deficit for lack of Switch port

The Nintendo Switch’s comparative technical weakness compared to its competitors is to blame for the fact that indie title A Plague Tale: Innocence will not be appearing on the system. That’s according to developer Asobo Studio, which has revealed that the game’s publisher Focus Home Interactive has told them to …

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Nintendo insists Switch shortages are not strategic

The accusation that Nintendo deliberately undersupplies its products is one the company has faced for years. However, like the majority of ‘false scarcity’ claims, it’s all very unlikely. And indeed, Nintendo of America’s senior director of corporate communications Charlie Scibetta has insisted to Ars Technica that there is nothing deliberate …

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Nintendo ‘trying to be flexible’ on crossplatform multiplayer

One of the more surprising things to emerge from E3 was Nintendo’s inclusion in a new drive towards crossplatform multiplayer. Switch owners will be able to play alongside gamers on Xbox and PC in Minecraft and Rocket League. This sets Nintendo apart from Sony, which has so far blocked such …

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Fuze is bringing programming tool Code Studio to Switch

A lot of effort has been put into encouraging kids to code, and utilising the Nintendo Switch for the job seems like a very smart move. That’s exactly what Fuze intends to do with the confirmation that its Code Studio software will receive a release on Nintendo’s new console in …

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Switch owners to get free Shaq Fu after NBA Playgrounds hiccup

Saber Interactive has said that its upcoming release Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn will be given away fro free on Nintendo Switch. The reason? The company’s recent release NBA Playgrounds launched on Nintendo’s machine without online play. The omission was particularly painful for gamers after Saber boss Matthew Karch had …

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