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‘Arms’ is the successor to ‘Punch Out’ the Nintendo Switch needs

Believe it or not, it’s not the boxing theme that ties these games together. It’s that they’re both deceptively simple. Nintendo’s original pugilist action game masquerades as a straight slugfest. Punch your opponent. Dodge. Block. Punch again. It seems obvious, but actually playing this way almost guarantees a loss. That’s because Punch Out is secretly a puzzle game. You can’t win by being a “better fighter,” you have to suss out your opponent’s “tell” — …

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2 Ways Nintendo Plans to Build Momentum With Switch — The Motley Fool

With Nintendo (NASDAQOTH:NTDOY) Switch off to a solid start, management is hoping to build maximum awareness for holiday sales by releasing a new title every month heading into the fall. This marks a change in strategy from the disastrous performance of Wii U. They also plan to launch two sets of downloadable content for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild to capitalize on the game’s success. New games designed to sell Switch’s versatility …

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Nintendo Switch console may earn more than the Wii, Jefferies says

Toshifumi Kitamura | AFP | Getty Images 31-year-old Nao Imoto (L) and her husband David Flores, 34 (R) pose with their newly purchased Nintendo Switch game console at a shop in Tokyo on March 3, 2017. Nintendo’s new console may lead to even higher earnings than the popular Wii, according to a Jefferies analyst who just reiterated his buy rating on the stock. Nintendo U.S.-traded shares are up more than 50 percent this year and …

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Nintendo Switch could be a great home for MMORPGs | TechRadar

Good news for gamers who are more interested in a Final Fantasy massively multiplayer online experience than they are in owning a PlayStation 4: there are currently discussions happening around bringing Final Fantasy 14 to both Xbox One and Nintendo Switch.  The game’s director Naoki Yoshida has said previously that he’d like to see the game come to both of these consoles as well as PS4 and PC but now he’s made clear that the …

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Smash Pro’s Tournament Victory Speech Calls Out Nintendo

Image credit: Smash ‘N’ Splash 3, Twitch Juan “Hungrybox” Debiedma had just come off a long tournament run of beating some of the best in Super Smash Bros. Melee when he took to the stage for a winner’s interview. Debiedma used the opportunity to hold an impassioned rally for the grassroots that makes Smash happen, with choice words for a “certain company.” Coming off a strenuous grand finals at Smash ‘N’ Splash 3, his opponent …

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Nintendo: Short Case Is More Relevant Than Ever – Nintendo Co., Ltd. ADR (OTCMKTS:NTDOY)

Our latest article about Nintendo (OTCPK:NTDOY) received a lot of criticism from bullish investors. We appreciate all of the commentators’ insights and decided to write a follow-up article about the company and present our bearish thesis on the bigger picture and look at the challenges that Nintendo will have in the upcoming years. We believe that bearish sentiment will prevail in the long term and that now is the right time to slowly build a …

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‘Pokemon’ Nintendo Direct Predictions | Heavy.com

Nintendo has announced a Nintendo Direct tomorrow that will focus on Pokemon.  This comes right on the doorstep of E3 and will be an eight minute presentation focusing on all things Pokemon. This could end up becoming the long rumored announcement of Pokemon Stars. The stars have aligned, pun intended, for the game to be finally announced. Of course, the game could end up not being announced and we can put all the rumors to bed. …

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Square Enix Wants Final Fantasy XIV on Nintendo Switch and Xbox

Final Fantasy XIV is hailed by many as the best MMO RPG in the world, and Square Enix happens to agree with that sentiment. Over the past few months Square Enix has made it easier than ever to hop into its flagship multiplayer epic by extending the free trial period considerably, and Square Enix recently confirmed in an interview with Finder that it still wants to bring Final Fantasy XIV to more platforms — namely …

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Nintendo Is Preparing Mario and Rabbids Amiibo, According to Leaked Image

The saga of the upcoming Switch title Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle has been a rather odd one, bucking the traditional flow of how Nintendo games tend to make themselves known. That said, it does fall a bit closer in line with Ubisoft’s recent woes: leaks, leaks, and more leaks. The game was vaguely hinted at by Laura Kate Dale ahead of the Switch’s release, then subsequently confirmed via box art in late May of this …

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Rumors of real-life Mario Kart attraction to open at Super Nintendo World

Now you too may be able to experience the thrill of driving over a banana peel. You may have heard of Universal Studios’ upcoming collaboration with Nintendo: SUPER NINTENDO WORLD. We first heard about it back in December of last year. Since then, fans across the globe have been eagerly awaiting fresh news or hints as to what’s to come in terms of interactive attractions, shops, and more. Word on the street is that one …

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Nintendo Switch E3 2017 schedule news: Nintendo Switch E3 2017 schedule news: Super Mario

NINTENDO Nintendo Switch E3 2017 schedule news: Super Mario Odyssey release date, Smash Bros Leak Nintendo Switch owners are understandably excited to play the new Super Mario game, which so far has been teased but without revealing all too much about what the game might entail. Producer Yoshizaki Koizumi showed off the new title during the Nintendo Switch Presentation earlier this year giving fans their first glimpse at the first new game from …

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iPhone 8 release date to blame for Nintendo Switch stock SHORTAGE | Tech | Life & Style

NINTENDO • APPLE Smartphone manufacturer Apple might be behind the shortage affecting Nintendo Switch supplies Apple could be to blame for the ongoing Nintendo Switch stock shortage, a new report has sensationally claimed. As the Cupertino-based company readies itself for the launch of its next flagship smartphone – purportedly dubbed Apple iPhone 8 – Nintendo is being forced to limit its sales targets for its latest games console, Nintendo Switch. According to the Wall Street …

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Nintendo Switch E3 2017 games REVEALED with two exclusives set for competitive spotlight

NINTENDO Nintendo Switch E3 2017 games REVEALED with two exclusives set for competitive spotlight Nintendo Switch fans will likely want to clear their diary’s in two weeks time so they can tune into the Nintendo E3 2017 Spotlight livestream. It promises to hold a whole host of game reveals, new trailers and info about several BIG upcoming releases for Nintendo’s super successful new console. But even now, Nintendo has already revealed TWO Switch …

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Nintendo Delays Switch Paid Online Service To 2018

Nintendo’s promised paid online offering for its sought after Switch hybrid TV-handheld game console has been delayed to 2018, the company announced by way of a revamped website for the service. That’s the bad news. The good, however, is that online multiplayer — currently offered on a per title basis — will remain gratis until the paid service is ready to rock and roll. Front or back half of next year? Nintendo is only saying …

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Nintendo’s Switch Online service will cost $20 per year and launch in 2018

Important news for Switch owners, Nintendo has spoken up to confirm a number of details around the online service for its new console. Online is an essential component to gaming these days, and the Switch service will grant subscribers access to a library of classic games as well as unlocking the option to play with friends online, set up game appointments and chat. The second half of the feature set will come via a compatible mobile app, …

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