Tag: Nintendo

Nintendo Could Be Planning To Make A VR-Related Switch Announcement Soon

Is Nintendo interested in virtual reality? The company has in the past confirmed that they are exploring it, and there have even been patents that suggests that the company is looking into it. In fact, there have been rumors in the past that one of the reasons why the Nintendo Switch was delayed was because […]

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Nintendo’s Most Successful Smartphone Game Is ‘Fire Emblem Heroes’

Nintendo has launched several mobile games to date, a very different change in pace compared to several years ago when the company was adamant about not launching games on mobile. Turns out it was a great decision because according to the latest data from Sensor Tower (via AppleInsider), Fire Emblem Heroes has made the company […]

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Assassin’s Creed III Remastered Announced For Nintendo Switch

Late last month a listing on a gaming retailer’s website revealed that Ubisoft could be looking to bring the Assassin’s Creed 3 collection to the Nintendo Switch. It turns out the rumors were right because Ubisoft has since officially announced Assassin’s Creed 3 Remastered which will be launching on the console come May 21. According […]

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Fire Emblem: Three Houses will have flirting and fighting on July 26

Nintendo has detailed the next entry in the Fire Emblem franchise. Fire Emblem: Three Houses is launching July 26 for the Nintendo Switch. The publisher acknowledges this is a small delay from its original spring release window, and it said it needs the extra time to meet fan expectations. But when the new Fire Emblem […]

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The Zelda: Link’s Awakening remake is an important sign for Switch games

Nintendo closed out an announcement-packed Direct video event  today by revealing that the Switch is getting another Zelda game. The publisher is remaking The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening for its hybrid home-handheld console. Link’s Awakening debuted in 1993 for the Game Boy, and it has a loyal following who believe it ranks among the […]

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Final Fantasy IX — the best Final Fantasy — releases today for Switch

Nintendo had a great surprise for the middle of its latest Direct. No, it’s not as exciting as that The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening remake, but Final Fantasy IX will be available for Switch later today. Final Fantasy IX originally came out for PlayStation in 2000. This is the first time the classic JRPG […]

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Tetris 99 takes the puzzle game classic to the battle royale realm

Surprise! A new Tetris game is coming out for Switch today. But it has an interesting twist on the classic puzzle game formula. Tetris 99 has 99 players competing against each other to be the last player standing. Yup, it’s Tetris battle royale. The game is also free, although you’ll need a Nintendo Switch Online […]

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Dragon Quest XI’s definitive edition is coming to Switch this fall

Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age is coming to Switch this fall in a new Definitive Edition. Dragon Quest XI S will include new story chapters that focus on each member of the game’s party. The Square Enix JRPG came out for PlayStation 4 on September 4, 2018. The game has sold over […]

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Super Mario Maker 2 comes to Switch in June

Nintendo remembered that it made one of the best games ever, and it is bringing its sequel to Switch. The publisher announced Super Mario Maker 2 during one of its Direct video events today. This make-your-own-Mario game launches on Switch in June. Super Mario Maker 2 features some new elements like the ability to create […]

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The RetroBeat: Kirby’s Adventure can teach today’s devs how to nail their endings

Earlier this week, Nintendo announced that Kirby’s Adventure is coming to Nintendo Switch Online on February 13 (along with Super Mario Bros. 2, but we’ll talk about that one another time). This is fantastic news. Kirby’s Adventure is one of the best games ever made for the Nintendo Entertainment System. The side-scroller’s release in 1993 […]

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Nintendo gets Vivox text and voice chat for Switch games

Vivox announced today that it’s releasing a software development kit (SDK) to add text and voice chat to Nintendo Switch games. This will enable third-party developers to use this tech for their multiplayer games, which is helpful because Nintendo’s own online architecture doesn’t include online voice chat. Epic Games’ Fortnite is one of a number […]

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Microsoft will expand Xbox Live support to Nintendo Switch, Android, and iOS

Microsoft is planning to bring its online services, Xbox Live, to more NintendoSwitch, Android, and iOS games. This is via a listing for a session that Microsoft has scheduled for the Game Developers Conference, which will take place from March 18 to March 22, as first spotted by Windows Central. This will expand Xbox Live’s […]

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Nintendo president: Switch and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate sales broke records

Shuntaro Furukawa, president of Nintendo, said during the company’s earnings call that Nintendo’s sales of Switch hardware and games during the holidays were “extremely robust,” in a presentation for investors. He said that sales of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate in December were above 12 million units, making it the fastest start for any title in […]

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