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Moon Hunters Review – Switch eShop

With each passing day the Switch cements itself ever more as the home of some fantastic and unique indie games, and it’s showing no signs of slowing down. Carrying on in this tradition is Moon Hunters, a successfully funded Kickstarter project that promises a roguelike co-op RPG experience with a high amount of replayability. It delivers on this promise, too, though there are a few issues that hold it back from being an absolute classic. …

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Thank You, Mario! Nintendo Rescues The Year For Video Game Sales (OTC:NTDOY)

The Nintendo Co., Ltd (ADR) (OTC: NTDOY) Switch console has been a surprise hit for investors and has single-handedly rejuvenated U.S. video game sales. But according to NPD Group analyst Mat Piscatella, the Switch passed the torch to the recently-launched SNES Classic platform in the month of September. According to a series of tweets by Piscatella, the Switch remains the best-selling current-generation gaming console, but the SNES Classic was the top unit selling platform on …

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REVIEW: “Super Mario Odyssey” for Nintendo Switch

“Super Mario Odyssey” is excellent. Surprise! Hello! That is not a surprise!Nintendo It’s so good, in fact, that you should seriously consider buying a Nintendo Switch just to play it. Really! Here are just a few reasons why “Super Mario Odyssey” is so great: It feels brand new, despite starring a decades-old character. It looks far better than it should on the Switch, a console that’s not as powerful as its rivals. And it represents a …

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Nintendo esports fans eager to see what’s next

John “John Numbers” Goldberg, 25, woke up on an October afternoon in a Nintendo-provided room at the The Wyndham New Yorker Hotel in Manhattan, right down the street from Madison Square Garden. The Queens native opted for a staycation in Manhattan prior to the Nintendo World Championships at the Manhattan Center — the extra rest at a place closer to the venue would do him some good, after all. Nintendo doesn’t see its Nintendo World …

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Nintendo is fighting itself for best-reviewed game of the year

Nintendo is in the unique and rather enviable position of fighting itself for the best-reviewed game of the year. Super Mario Odyssey is out in the wild, and the reviews have been uniformly positive. It’s biggest rival in terms of positive coverage? Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Here are the top five best-reviewed games for 2017 to date, according to Metacritic: Super Mario Odyssey with a 97 The Legend of Zelda: Breath of …

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Nintendo celebrates the launch of Super Mario Odyssey in style with a party in New York

Nintendo celebrates the launch of Super Mario Odyssey in style with a party in New York Super Mario Odyssey, one of Mario’s biggest adventures yet, is now available exclusively for the Nintendo Switch system. The cap-tivating game follows Mario on a globe-trotting journey through numerous and varied kingdoms with his new hat companion, Cappy. In this massive sandbox-style game in the spirit of Super Mario 64 and Super Mario Sunshine, Mario uses incredible new hat-based …

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Nintendo Reggie Fils-Aime on Super Mario Odyssey for Switch

Nintendo’s most acclaimed game console in years has been on the market for seven months, but it’s been missing one essential thing: a flagship Super Mario game. That changes Friday with the launch of Super Mario Odyssey, Mario’s first sandbox-style adventure since 2002’s Super Mario Sunshine. It’s a critical moment for Nintendo, considering holiday sales of the Switch could hinge on Odyssey’s success. TIME sat down with Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aimé to discuss …

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Nintendo Switch buying tips: How to get the best Black Friday Nintendo deals

When the Nintendo Switch launched earlier this year, it sold out everywhere and has since been so popular that few deals or offers have been available for the console or its games. That could be about to change, however, with Black Friday around the corner. On 24 November, many retailers online and on the high street will be discounting items across the board and we’d be surprised if there wasn’t some keen Nintendo Switch bargains to be had. …

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Breath of The Wild’s Second Expansion Is Still On Track For This Year, Nintendo Says

Despite Nintendo’s recent, conspicuous quiet on the topic, the second expansion for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is still coming soon, Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime told me this afternoon during a quick chat in midtown Manhattan. We talked about that and a host of other topics, including the demise of MiiVerse, the Switch’s surprise GameCube controller support and whether Fils-Aime should make a mid-interview call to the CEO of Netflix. …

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Nintendo Switch’s Splatoon 2 Brings Back An Awesome Classic Map Tomorrow

Super Mario Odyssey may be the highlight of this week’s Switch releases, but it isn’t the only thing Switch owners have to look forward to. Nintendo is also adding a new map to its colorful online shooter Splatoon 2 very soon, and it’s a good one. Arriving tomorrow, October 27, is Blackbelly Skatepark, one of the original five maps featured in the first Splatoon. Like its name implies, this stage is based on a skatepark …

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Nintendo Earnings Predictions Anticipate Increased Switch Sales

The start of next week should be very interesting indeed, as Nintendo will reveal its Q2 financial results. After a rather uneventful set of reports for Q1 – and doggedly sticking to conservative Switch projections despite speculation otherwise – we could see Nintendo shift its sales targets for the year. Once again analysts expect that to happen, and The Wall Street Journal (paywall) has pitched in with some projections based on data and trends. Some …

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Nintendo Download: 26th October (Europe)

Another Nintendo Download Update is live in Europe, and it’s a big one. In addition to Mario’s notable arrival on Switch we have a whole lot of other tempting options, along with the usual DLC add-ons and discounts. Let’s get to it! Switch Retail Downloads Super Mario Odyssey (Nintendo, €59.99 / £49.99) – A huge release for the Switch, as Mario returns to the ‘sandbox’ approach that helped establish his three-dimensional credentials. It’s a sizeable …

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Watch the Newest TV Ads From Nintendo, Chevy, T-Mobile | Media

Every weekday, we bring you the Ad Age/iSpot Hot Spots, new TV commercials tracked by iSpot.tv, the real-time TV ad measurement company with attention and conversion analytics from more than seven million smart TVs. The ads here ran on national TV for the first time yesterday. A few highlights: T-Mobile CEO John Legere talks about how the mobile brand is leveraging its status as an official sponsor of Major League Baseball to help raise money …

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Nintendo’s next big platform is already in your pocket, Jefferies says

Reuters/Toru Hanai Most people think about the Switch console when they think of modern-day Nintendo. The company is placing a big priority on other platforms too, like mobile. Mobile could be the next big driver of growth for the company. Click here to ge t a live stock pr ice for Nintendo.   Nintendo released its Switch console in March with just one major title, a new Zelda game. The company has slowly been releasing new games …

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Gear.Club Unlimited Brings Serious Racing to Nintendo Switch

Even if I’m not a fan of the realistic racing genre, lots of folks are. The Gran Turismo games were some of Sony’s biggest titles on the mega-popular PlayStation 2, and the Forza franchise is one of the only cornerstones Microsoft has left. Being the whimsical company it is, Nintendo’s flagship racing series is the bonkers Mario Kart series, definitely not a racing sim. However, that doesn’t mean there aren’t folks who own Nintendo consoles …

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