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Animal Crossing: New Horizons is making me anxious

Nintendo revealed a raft of Animal Crossing: New Horizons details this morning. As part of the publisher’s Direct video event, it showed off what looks like an impressive expansion of the social-life simulator. But for as much New Horizons has going for it, I’m finding myself feeling anxious as its March 20 release date approaches. […]

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Animal Crossing: New Horizons is getting its own Nintendo Direct

Nintendo is planning to give fans an in-depth look at Animal Crossing: New Horizons. The publisher announced a Nintendo Direct for February 20 at 6 a.m. Pacific time. As part of this video event, it will provide the most extensive look yet at the latest entry in the social-life-simulator series. Nintendo says the Animal Crossing: […]

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The Witcher 3 gets cross-save support between Switch and PC

The Wticher 3: Wild Hunt on Nintendo Switch is getting a major update. In addition to performance optimizations and various fixes, this patch adds more graphical options. Developer CD Projekt Red is also using this opportunity to add cross-save support between the Switch and the Steam and GOG PC services. The full list of changes […]

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Nintendo is launching a coral pink Switch Lite in Japan

Nintendo is releasing a new color for its Switch Lite handheld console in Japan. The company announced the Coral Pink system that is launching March 20 in a blog post today. March 20 is the same day as Animal Crossing: New Horizons debuts worldwide. Japanese fans can preorder this new Switch Lite variation beginning March […]

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Nintendo Switch tops hardware sales in January

Nintendo Switch hardware sales once again came out on top for the month. No need to act surprised. For industry-tracking firm The NPD Group’s January tracking period, Switch outsold the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Those Sony and Microsoft devices are at the end of their life. Both companies are planning next-gen replacements for this […]

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January 2020 NPD: Even Goku can’t rescue game spending

Gaming fans in the United States are over the current generation of consoles. And that has led to another month of significant declines in spending. Even the younger and more vigorous Nintendo Switch was down in terms of hardware spending. January was also light on major releases outside of the month’s top-selling Dragon Ball Z: […]

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ESA: Nintendo is ‘committed to participating’ in E3 2020

Nintendo is going to attend the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) trade show, according to the group that organizes the event. The Entertainment Software Association issued a press release today that claims Nintendo, among others, will have a presence at the annual industry gathering. Here’s how the release reads: “Several leading video game companies have already […]

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Nintendo apologizes for Switch production delays due to coronavirus

There are certainly bigger things to worry about with the coronavirus taking its toll around the world. But Nintendo said in a post today that the coronavirus is likely to disrupt production in China for the Nintendo Switch, Joy-Con controllers, and Ring Fit Adventure game. Nintendo recently announced that it has sold 52.5 million Switch […]

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Survey Hints That PlayStation Remote Play Could Be Coming To The Nintendo Switch

Ever wanted to play a PlayStation game from your Nintendo Switch? If you do, then you might be interested to learn that there is a small, small possibility that Sony’s PlayStation Remote Play could be arriving on the Switch. This was hinted at in a survey shared by Redditor YouRedditHereFirst. Advertising According to the post, […]

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Nintendo Switch reaches 50 million consoles sold faster than PlayStation 4

The Nintendo Switch is one of the fastest-selling consoles ever. As part of the results for its fiscal Q3, the company announced today that it has sold 52.48 million Switch systems as of December 31. That puts its worldwide pace ahead of the PlayStation 4. PS4 recently surpassed 106 million systems sold since its November […]

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U.S.-China trade deal clears way for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X

The United States and China have agreed to wind down the foolish trade war that president Donald Trump started in late 2018. Last week, the two countries signed “phase 1” of a trade deal. That agreement includes an increase in U.S. exports to China and some mechanisms for potentially protecting intellectual property in China. But […]

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December 2019 NPD — Call of Duty, Star Wars close out 2019 on top

Consumers in the U.S. spent nearly $3 billion on game-related products last month, according to the December 2019 NPD game report. But that number is down significantly year-over-year. Strong ongoing performances from Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare just couldn’t make up for plummeting interest in current-gen offerings. Here are […]

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PlayStation 4 was the best-selling hardware of the decade

The NPD Group released its annual video game report for the United States, and it included some tidbits for the last 10 years as well. For hardware, Nintendo Switch was the No. 1 console of 2019. But for the 2010s as a whole, PlayStation 4 outsold everything else. “Nintendo Switch was the best-selling hardware platform […]

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