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Two of the newest Nintendo Switch games show how crazy popular the console is

Rockstar Games A huge new list of games for the Nintendo Switch was announced on a company live stream on Wednesday, and fans drooled over the new A-list games that were announced. But according to Atul Goyal, an analyst at Jefferies, two new games in particular point to the growing popularity of Nintendo’s newest console. “Two major surprises: Last week, Rockstar (creator of GTA) announced L.A. Noire for Switch. This week Tencent announced its mobile game …

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NBA 2K18 is out now on Nintendo Switch! Are you ready to run the neighborhood?

NBA 2K18 is out now on Nintendo Switch! Are you ready to run the neighborhood? The highest rated annual sports title of this console generation comes to Nintendo Switch! Test your skills against friends, or RUN THE NEIGHBORHOOD with your MyPLAYER on the Road to 99. And with the Nintendo Switch™ console, you can take the entire experience on the go. Features: Create your MyPLAYER and play the game the way you like. Build your …

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Everything you missed from Nintendo’s September Direct live stream last night – BGR

On Wednesday evening, Nintendo hosted its latest Nintendo Direct live stream, highlighting many of the Switch and 3DS games that will launch this fall and through the holidays. Most of the games were known commodities, but there were a few surprises as well, including a release date for Xenoblade Chronicles 2, the reveal of a Mario Party minigame collection and a few surprising ports of popular third-party games. Nintendo kicked off the stream by sharing …

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Nintendo NES Classic Mini will go BACK on sale in the summer of 2018

NINTENDO is preparing to reissue its miniature replica of a legendary gaming system. The Japanese firm’s NES Classic Mini is based upon a console which was first released in Europe in 1986: the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES). PA:Press Association Technological progress means the console can be shrunk to a fraction of its original size Getty Images Small but perfectly formed… the new NES console The first run of the Classic Mini proved wildly popular and …

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Everything you need to know about the Nintendo Direct, including Super Mario Odyssey, Pokémon, Minecraft and DOOM

With the Nintendo Direct airing last night, we got our first glimpse at some new upcoming Nintendo Switch and 3DS games. As well as brand new games, there’s also more information on games we already knew about. This comes hot on the heels of Gamescom , where we were already full on video game trailers and news. There’s a lot of exciting stuff to get through, so no more fluff – here’s what you should …

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Nintendo Direct September 2017 Recap

A new Nintendo Direct just landed today. Here’s all the most important news to come from the event. Pokemon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon are getting two brand new Ultra Beasts. UB Burst is exclusive to Ultra Sun and UB Assembly is exclusive to Ultra Moon. Pokemon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon will also feature new forms for the legendary pokemon Necrozma, based on the legendaries from the original Pokemon Sun & Moon. The Dusk …

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Nintendo Switch lands Doom and Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Bethesda, one of the first third-party publishers to pledge support for Nintendo’s fledgling hybrid console with The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (due out in November), has committed two new games to the Nintendo Switch via Nintendo Direct: the lighting-fast shooter Doom, and the upcoming Nazi-blasting fun-fest that is Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus. Doom launches “this winter,” while The New Colossus will arrive at some point in 2018, a good deal later than the game’s October 27 …

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‘Super Mario Odyssey’ Nintendo Direct: The Best News

Boy, Nintendo sure knows how to pack a lot of news into 45 minutes of livestreaming video. (You can watch it directly above.) The evening’s Nintendo Direct led with a slew of 3DS game and hardware news before kicking straight into the Switch, new games, new toys and much more information about Super Mario Odyssey. We’ve rounded up the best bits in the summaries below and then summarized everything else in one giant post for …

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Nintendo offers new Super Mario Odyssey details and demo of Square’s intriguing ‘Project Octopath Traveler’

Nintendo announced a few items today to hold gamers over until the holiday season — and to appease would-be SNES Classic buyers. It announced a few details of its most anticipated upcoming games and even a demo (remember those?) of a throwback title from Square Enix that caught everyone’s eye way back at the Switch launch event. After a warm-up with some bones thrown to the hungry 3DS crowd (some Pokemon updates and a new …

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Nintendo Switch Open-World RPG Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Gets Release Date, Special Edition

Nintendo shared a lot of new details about Switch’s upcoming open-world RPG, Xenoblade Chronicles 2, during today’s Nintendo Direct. Perhaps the most notable bit of information we learned, however, was the game’s release date, and it is indeed launching this year, on December 1. In addition to a standard release, Xenoblade Chronicles 2 will be available in a limited special edition. Along with a copy of the game, it includes a soundtrack CD, a 220-page …

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Suda51 on Travis Strikes Again, working with Nintendo, and the Switch | GamesBeat | Games

Goichi Suda, who goes by Suda51, and his studio Grasshopper Manufacture have made their names creating stylish action games like Killer7 and Lollipop Chainsaw. But now Suda51 is returning to one of his most popular franchises, No More Heroes, with Travis Strikes Again for the Switch. The first two No More Heroes games debuted on the Wii, but the series has been on a break since 2010. The new title, which is coming out sometime …

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Nintendo fixes a major problem with Switch in-game chat service

Enlarge / This little squid boy can now check Twitter without having to disconnect from his in-game chat session. When Nintendo launched its smartphone-based Nintendo Switch multiplayer coordination app back in July, we took major issue with the baffling decision to disconnect voice chat if you switch to another app or put the phone into “sleep mode” with the screen inactive. Credit where it’s due, then, because the version 1.1.0 update to the app released …

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Top 10 Games Nintendo Needs to Repurpose for the Switch

The Nintendo Switch has put Nintendo back on top of the game industry. But consoles are only as good as their games, and though the Switch is steadily releasing big hits like Splatoon 2 and Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle about once a month, there are still some older and legacy titles that could increase the Switch’s staying power and solidify its must-have status. Here’s a list of games that we think Nintendo should port to the …

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Nintendo is having an amazing year

In March, Nintendo released quite possibly the best entry yet in its revered Legend of Zelda series. This week, the iconic Metroid returns with an excellent new title on the 3DS, while an inventive new Super Mario is coming in October. That’s three of the company’s biggest franchises, all in the same year. (Oh, and Nintendo also released a brilliant new piece of hardware with the Switch console / tablet as well.) In virtually every …

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EA Sports confirm there will be NO Nintendo Switch demo

  So, what do we know about the Switch version? Why is there no demo? Given its focus on online play, EA may be holding off the trial until the servers are up to speed. Frostbite, the in-house engine developed by EA DICE, powers FIFA 18 on Xbox One, PS4 and PC. However, FIFA on the Switch will use a ‘custom engine’ based on the Ignite code from FIFA 16. While EA confirmed the Switch …

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