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King Oddball Review – Switch eShop

As ports of mobile games take up more and more online marketplace space, it’s easy – if not completely fair – to dismiss them as competition with first party or even console-specific indie titles. Viewed by some as shallow and disposable time killers at best, and at worst… well, you get the idea. The phenomenon that arguably started all this can be traced back all the way to a little physics-based puzzle game featuring a …

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Just Dance 2018 Review – Switch

Just Dance is a series that likely needs no introduction; for the last nine years Ubisoft has regularly released a new version of its smash-hit franchise every October, helping the franchise’s sales to reach staggeringly high figures. This year is (predictably) no different as Just Dance 2018 takes over as the newest entry, hoping to continue the series’ incredible success. Does the game do enough to make upgrading from previous versions worth it, though? Let’s …

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Nintendo Switch is a game changer for the gaming industry | Opinion

Nintendo has been stepping up its game in the past year with its latest console, the Nintendo Switch. Nintendo’s leadership finally figured it would put to rest the age old formula it has been using to make money off of since the dawn of video games, and bring in new strategies to shake up the industry and make a name for itself once again. As one of the first gaming companies, Nintendo dominated the game …

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Korg’s Gadget studio is coming to Nintendo Switch next year

Nintendo’s smash console gets its own music-making studio. If you love making music and playing video games, you’re going to want to put a Nintendo Switch on your Christmas list if you don’t already own one: Korg is bringing its Gadget studio to the console early next year. Korg Gadget – which gives you a software studio full of synths and drum machines to play with – started out life on the iPad, but has since …

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SanDisk’s Switch MicroSD Card is a Good But Pricey Nintendo Storage Solution

The Nintendo Switch is having a pretty fantastic debut year, to say the least. The console/handheld hybrid has already amassed a very solid list of games. But if you want to play those games on the go without dragging a bunch of cartridges around, or play the plethora of cool games that are download-only, you’re going to need a microSD card for external storage sooner rather than later. The Switch has 32GB of internal storage, but …

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Will the Nintendo Switch gold rush affect indie games on PC?

In just seven months, Nintendo has sold more than 7.5 million Switch consoles, half what the Wii U sold in its entire lifetime. It’s been flying off the shelves and so have Nintendo’s big games. But, then, they almost always do. More surprising is how much success smaller indie games are finding on the Switch. Almost every indie release on Switch reports that it’s outselling other platforms. Games like Death Squared, Oceanhorn, and Wonderboy: The …

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FIFA 18 update 1.04: New PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch patch LIVE | Gaming | Entertainment

It should be noted that the patch notes listed below are for PS4 and Xbox One only, the Nintendo Switch version of the game has been given its own specialised patch. Patch notes for the Nintendo Switch can be found here. The new FIFA 18 update is the third major console patch and includes nerfs for both ground passes and ground through balls. Here’s the official breakdown from EA Sports on how this will affect …

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Nintendo President On Expanding Switch Production Structure For Big Opportunities

By Sato . October 31, 2017 . 12:30am With the holiday season approaching and the company’s recent increase in its Switch sales forecast, Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima had more to share about expanding production structure in the company’s latest financial results briefing.   The first holiday season for Nintendo Switch will be here soon. Sales began for Nintendo Switch in March, which is not the usual sales season. Our challenge, as we head into the …

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Switch helps Nintendo half-year net profit soar 35 percent

FILE – In this Jan. 13, 2017, file photo, journalists wait outside the venue for the presentation of the new Nintendo Switch in Tokyo. Japanese video-game maker Nintendo says its net profit jumped 35 percent in April-September, 2017, helped by the popularity of its Switch hybrid game machine. The company said Monday, Oct. 30, 2017, it logged a 51.5 billion yen ($456 million) net profit in the fiscal first half-year(AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, File) TOKYO (AP) …

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Vastking G800 is a Nintendo Switch for Windows 10 gamers

The Vastking G800 is shaping up to offer everything you love about the Nintendo Switch while running Windows 10. Nintendo has seen widespread success this year with the Nintendo Switch – its latest gaming device that blurs the lines between a traditional home console and handheld system. Featuring a tablet form factor and detachable “Joy-Con” controllers, the device has garnered a fair amount of traction and PC manufacturers have clearly taken note. As reported by …

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‘Mario Odyssey’ for Nintendo Switch video game review

By Christopher Byrd By Christopher Byrd October 30 at 1:36 PM (Courtesy of Nintendo) Mario OdysseyDeveloped by: NintendoPublished by: NintendoAvailable on: Nintendo Switch I can’t think of another 2017 title that has given me as much pure delight as “Mario Odyssey,” the new game for Nintendo Switch. In fact, I might have to look all the way back to “Mario 64” (1996), the game that did so much to popularize 3-D virtual environments, to find …

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Super Mario Odyssey biggest Nintendo Switch launch ever in UK charts

Super Mario Odyssey – the Switch’s biggest hit so far Assassin’s Creed Origins has sold less than Assassin’s Creed Syndicate, but still managed to beat Super Mario Odyssey in the all formats chart. Game review: Assassin’s Creed Origins aims to fix the problems of the past The madness of last week’s release schedules has led to a split decision in this week’s UK sales charts, with Super Mario Odyssey the best-selling individual format game but …

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Xbox One games shock as major exclusive could jump to PS4 or Nintendo Switch | Gaming | Entertainment

When Microsoft’s Xbox One first launched, it had a set range of original exclusives that were released in its first year. And fans still look back on some of them very fondly. One for instance has never got a sequel in the years since but it still found to have a solid fanbase. And now it appears that something could change that would mean it leaving the Xbox One and perhaps jump ship to something …

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Top New Games Out This Month On Switch, PS4, Xbox One, And PC – November

At the start of every month, New Releases takes a look at the full month’s releases instead of our usual weekly preview of upcoming games. November will see one shooter return to its roots with Call of Duty: WW2 and another launch into space with Star Wars: Battlefront II. Speed demons can also get their fix with Need for Speed Payback. On the family-friendly side, you can also run through Sonic Forces or save the …

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This Is The Police Review – Switch

Freeburg City is suffering. Far from a shining beacon of American civilisation, it bears closer resemblance to a wounded fighter on the ropes, reeling from hit after hit but too old and stubborn to give up entirely. The neon skyline of the ’80s is fading, giving way to a new decade painted in varying shades of grey. What liberty there is suffers constantly under the influence of powerful gangs, a corrupt city hall, and escalating …

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