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Major Switch Minecraft bug fixed, developers still researching 1080p update

Recently folks have had some issues with the Switch version of Minecraft, most notably the "ghosting" problem where the Home and screenshot buttons would randomly operate without the player's consent. It was a hilarious bug that no doubt ca...   read

 
 
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Thumper on Switch wore me out

[Header Screenshot via Chillybilly's Twitter] When Rez first came out in 2002, I learned a new word from its marketing campaign: Synesthesia. Basically, it means that one of your senses is being triggered by something it normally wouldn't, ...   read

 
 

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Mighty Gunvolt Burst looks streets ahead of the original

When Azure Striker Gunvolt first hit the 3DS, I picked it up right away. Not because I was zealous to play it, but rather I wanted to get my hands on the included freebie Mighty Gunvolt right away. Looking like a side-project Inti Creates s...   read

 
 
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Azure Striker Gunvolt: Striker Pack is coming to the Switch

Inti Creates seems to be just fine making its living off of Nintendo. The developer has already launched the wonderful Blaster Master Zero for the Switch and 3DS, it was announced the other day Mighty Gunvolt would be getting a sequel on bo...   read

 
 
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The Global Testpunch trial for Arms includes Hoops mode and local multiplayer

Some of you have already taken the time to hop on over to the Nintendo Switch eShop and nab the files for the limited-time Arms demo, but I'm not quite so proactive. I'm only now getting to it, not that there's a rush or anything -- the eve...   read

 
 
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Splatoon 2's Squid Sister prologue just finished, setting the stage for the sequel

The Squid Sisters themed Splatoon 2 prologue has come to a close as of today, as Nintendo just put out the seventh and final chapter leading into the July release of the game. Callie has been missing for a while now, leading to some fa...   read

 
 
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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe gets a semi-substantial patch

Typically when Nintendo patches something, they're trying to eliminate vulnerabilities or add that sweet sweet "stability" into the mix (which is usually code for "we got rid of more vulnerabilities"). Today with update 1.1 for Mario Kart 8...   read

 
 
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Nintendo selling empty box for five dollars

After announcing the Nintendo Switch Splatoon 2 bundle, Nintendo figured some people may just want to forget all that game nonsense and just enjoy a nice empty box. Whether you can't afford the bundle, already own a Switch, are an...   read

 
 
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Nintendo censors offensive Mario Kart 8 Deluxe taunt in new patch

Among various adjustments made in yesterday's 1.1 patch for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Nintendo stated "Inkling Girl’s animation has been adjusted." Why? Turns out she was giving the "up yours!" gesture that's akin to the middle finger in p...   read

 
 
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Japan: console and game sales plummet following Golden Week

After a boom in sales for one of the longest holidays of the year, sales receded back to lower-than-average numbers across the board. Basically, everything evens out. Sales should begin to return to average figures in the following weeks. T...   read

 
 


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Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2's Switch port releases Fall 2017 in Japan, includes motion controls

Some new details have surfaced about the port of Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 to the Switch. Along with the requisite motion controls (you can "perform" a kamehameha) comes ad-hoc co-op play for up to six players, single joy-con  1v1 multip...   read

 
 
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Europe is getting a Splatoon 2 Switch bundle and accessories

As mentioned in the UK version of today's Nintendo Direct presentation for Arms, several Splatoon-themed Nintendo Switch accessories and a system bundle are coming to Europe in the near future. While I already ended up nabbing a second P...   read

 
 
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Nintendo is hosting 'Global Testpunch' events for Arms

Today's Nintendo Direct presentation for Arms is heavy on specifics, almost to the point of being overwhelming. But now that I've gotten such a good sense of this stretchy, long-limbed fighting game, I'm no longer sitting on the fence. That...   read

 
 
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Mighty Gunvolt Burst announced for Switch and 3DS

As revealed in the new issue of Famitsu, Inti Creates is prepping another Mighty Gunvolt. This new project, Mighty Gunvolt Burst, is headed to both Nintendo Switch and 3DS (the system is still hanging in there!). It'll have Gunvolt and Migh...   read

 
 
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Hollow Knight now has a second team to help speed up the Switch port

I really like the idea of playing a metroidvania game like Hollow Knight on Nintendo Switch, even if there's a significant wait involved. Some good news on that front: Team Cherry has "taken a big step to speed things up" by working with an...   read

 
 
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Disgaea 5 Complete demo now live on the Switch eShop

Have you taken our Disgaea 5 Complete quiz yet? Well, you should! If you don't have time for it (or maybe scored something in the neighborhood of 25-74) you can check out the demo instead, which is now live on the North American e...   read

 
 
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A cute strategy game is coming to Switch, but it's not Advance Wars

I mean, you know Advance Wars is coming at some point on the Switch. My guess is Intelligent Systems is going to wrap on the new Switch Fire Emblem (no, not the Warriors game) then at least send a side squad to investigate it...   read

 
 
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Another procedurally generated roguelike is heading to the Switch soon

According to developer Raw Fury Games, GoNNER is set for a June 1 release date in the UK on the Switch (and likely the US, but you can "import" it via the eShop anyway). As a roguelike platformer it'll feel right at home on the system, whic...   read

 
 
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The Switch is getting another party game in Use Your Words

Party game Use Your Words arrived recently on PC, PS4, Xbox One, and Wii U, but now you can add "Switch" to the equation as per a new trailer. No timeline was given, but it's a refreshing change of pace to see anything arrive on Ninten...   read

 
 
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Should you get Disgaea 5 Complete on Switch? Take this quiz and find out

Disgaea 5 Complete is a Switch port of the original PS4 game, with all of its relatively pricey DLC included. This the first Disgaea game to hit a Nintendo console since Disgaea DS in 2008, giving Nintendo loyalists plen...   read

 
 
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Microsoft explains why Minecraft runs at 720p on Switch

We've got our broader impressions on Minecraft for Nintendo Switch up on the site right now, where Jed notes that, "the good certainly outweighs the bad." One of those bads is that it runs at 720p in both handheld and docked modes. If that ...   read

 
 
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Make way for the high-speed Redout on PS4 and Xbox One this August

Redout, a futuristic racer running on Unreal Engine 4, first released for PC on September 6, 2016 with support for Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, and Open Source VR. Originally scheduled for early 2017, the Xbox One and PS4 ports will be deli...   read

 
 
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Screw what ya heard, Minecraft for the Nintendo Switch is not the best version yet

[Edit: The original version of this article stated that the world size was only 12% larger that last generation in error, and has since been corrected to 12 times larger.] "The reports that Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition is the bes...   read

 
 
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Tree jumping in Zelda: Breath of the Wild is my new jam

Remember when there was a time where so few people accessed the internet, that a lot of (commonly accepted) tactics would be considered rumors or hearsay? I grew up fiddling with MS-DOS and 28.8k internet access, but it was nothing like the...   read

 
 
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Reminder - we're giving away a virgin ... Nintendo Switch

We're doing the contest thing again, and this time you get to win a Switch right after E3! Your odds of winning are visible this time: your number of entries out of the total entries submitted below. How to win: Tell a friend about the site...   read

 
 


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