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Gamestop is taking pre-orders for Nintendo Switch

Along with Amazon, Gamestop is quick on the Nintendo Switch draw. You can pre-order at their website here, or by putting down $50 that will go towards the cost of the system. Here's hoping they don't undersell like they did with theShow More Summary

Amazon has the Nintendo Switch up for pre-order

Finally, after close to two years of speculation, we know all the big details about the Nintendo NX Switch. We know how it works, we know its launch lineup, we know its release date, and we know its price. It has been a long road, but we're finally here. All that's left is to get a hold of one of the dang things. Show More Summary

Disgaea 5 is heading to the Switch

There were several announcements for JRPGs at tonight's Switch event, but one in particular didn't seem to get a lot of hype. Disgaea 5 will be coming out on Nintendo's new platform in a "Complete Edition" that adds several new features...Show More Summary

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 is coming to the Switch

Monolith Soft is bringing the next installment in the Xenoblade series to the Nintendo Switch. There's no release date yet other than "2017," but it sure looks purdy, and I always love a JRPG on a new console. Oh, and Yasunori Mitsuda is behind the music, so get ready to feel alternatively rockin' and sad in your heart. Read more...

So that's what the Nintendo Switch UI looks like

Given the form factor of the Nintendo Switch, I figured Nintendo would more than likely create a user interface similar to the one it has for the Wii U GamePad, only more refined. We didn't get a good look at the Switch UI during the company's presentation, but this after-the-fact image is insightful: Read more...

Check out the five new Zelda: Breath of the Wild amiibo

This amiibo thing has hit pretty big for Nintendo over the past two years. And, this Switch thing is hot as all hell right now. Oh yeah, and Zelda has been huge for three decades. Any armchair analyst could have predicted that Nintendo would make amiibo for it's new Zelda Switch game. The safe guess again proves itself to be the best guess. Show More Summary

Nintendo has some, uh, interesting ideas for the Switch

It's now past 11:00pm, and I'm watching two adults competitively milk a virtual cow. How you doing? I'd call this the most "Nintendo" moment of tonight's Nintendo Switch presentation, but that honor is better awarded to the Joy-Con controllers'...Show More Summary

Nintendo unveils Arms, a fighting sports game for Switch

During the Nintendo Switch presentation, we got a glimpse at a new property called Arms. Yep, just Arms. It's a "fighting sports game" in which players duke it out with their extendable arms. The feel of the game was described as a mix of boxing and shooting (in that aim is involved). Show More Summary

People are already scalping the Nintendo Switch on eBay

I don't care what the Simpsons told you, depending on the kindness of strangers won't get you anywhere. Now greed, on the other hand -- that's an emotion we can all rely on! Some enterprising jerks assholes monsters have started selling...Show More Summary

Nintendo's paid online service will come with a free NES or SNES game every month

One of the biggest surprises of Nintendo's Switch presentation was the reveal of a paid online service. Nintendo is the last console platform to charge its users for online functionality, holding out many years longer than PlayStation and Xbox. Show More Summary

Puyo Puyo Tetris brings two classic puzzle franchises together

With all of the hoopla over the Switch presentation tonight, most people didn't realize that some third-party games were even coming to the system. While this may not be a heavy hitter, Puyo Puyo Tetris is heading to the West for the Nintendo Switch and the PS4. Show More Summary

Ultra Street Fighter II is bringing Evil Ryu and Violent Ken to Nintendo Switch

Along with some other awesome ports announced during Nintendo's Switch press conference, we're also getting a new version of Street Fighter II! Dubbed Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers (any more words and you'd need another...Show More Summary

There's a new Bomberman for Nintendo Switch and I'm in heaven

While Nintendo has been showcasing local multiplayer on the Nintendo Switch with games like NBA 2K17 and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, I've been imagining my own what-if scenario this whole time. My dream setup involves Super Bomberman 2 on the go. Show More Summary

Ubisoft is testing the Nintendo Switch waters with Rayman, Just Dance, and Steep

Ubisoft recently announced plans to port Rayman Legends, Steep, and Just Dance 2017 to the Nintendo Switch. Apparently, this version of Rayman Legends will be launching as the "Rayman Legends Definitive Edition," and it will be different...Show More Summary

Breath of the Wild is getting two collector's editions in North America

Despite the popularity of the Zelda series, North America has never really gotten a collector's edition for any of the games. Wind Waker HD and Majora's Mask 3D did get small bonuses in the form of cheap figurines, but it looks likeShow More Summary

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe hits Nintendo Switch this April

The Nintendo Switch presentation might be over, but news is still seeping out. As heavily rumored leading up to tonight's event, the system will have its own Mario Kart title. A familiar one, at that. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is the "definitive version" of the well-liked Wii U game with the DLC packed in and added features. Show More Summary

Nintendo Switch peripherals priced, Pro Controller costs $70

Nintendo has just posted pricing information for their Switch peripherals. Of note is the Pro Controller, set for a MSRP of $69.99, while a pair of Joy-Cons will cost $79.99. The Pro Controller has motion controls and amiibo support, along with "HD Rumble," whatever that actually means. Show More Summary

Breath of the Wild is a confirmed launch title for the Switch

While the President of Nintendo was reluctant is actually say it, the trailer shown at the end of the Switch presentation confirmed that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild will be a launch title for the Nintendo Switch. This doesn't...Show More Summary

Here's everything you get when you buy a Nintendo Switch

If Nintendo's unveiling event for their new console has convinced you that you gotta get your meat mitts on one o' them Switches, you might be wondering what all you get for your $300. Here's what's inside: The console itself, a Switch...Show More Summary

Travis Touchdown is coming to Nintendo Switch

Suda51 got up on stage at the Nintendo Switch event and talked for a while without saying a whole lot. He hears the Switch is easy for independent developers to makes games for. He's currently working on a game that will have TravisShow More Summary

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