News items tagged with switch

What Each Super Mario Odyssey Amiibo Unlocks In-Game

What Each Super Mario Odyssey Amiibo Unlocks In-Game

As with the majority of Nintendo games these days, Super Mario Odyssey allows players to use Amiibo in-game to acquire a little bonus content. Just like in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild,...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 13 November 2017
Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle Ultra Challenge Trailer

Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle Ultra Challenge Trailer

There were some doubts about whether Ubisoft could make magic with Nintendo’s biggest franchise ahead of the release of Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle, but the game has proven to be an enormous hi...

By Brad Jones on 13 November 2017
6 Things Pokemon on Nintendo Switch Needs to Have

6 Things Pokemon on Nintendo Switch Needs to Have

When Nintendo officially confirmed that a Pokemon RPG for the Switch was in development, fans of the series were delighted. But sadly, neither Nintendo nor developer Game Freak have revealed many o...

By Jasmine Henry on 13 November 2017
Nintendo is Ramping Up Switch Production

Nintendo is Ramping Up Switch Production

The Nintendo Switch has certainly been having a prolific inaugural year with hit titles like The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild and Mario Odyssey taking full advantage of the portable system....

By John Jacques on 13 November 2017
How Long Does Super Mario Odyssey Take to Beat?

How Long Does Super Mario Odyssey Take to Beat?

Super Mario Odyssey has been available for a couple of days now, and it is taking the gaming industry by storm. Earning enough perfect scores to make it the new highest-rated game to date, it’s saf...

By Dalton Cooper on 13 November 2017
Doom Multiplayer on Switch is a Separate Download

Doom Multiplayer on Switch is a Separate Download

Yesterday during a surprisingly robust Nintendo Direct, a port of the 2016 FPS hit Doom was announced for the Nintendo Switch. Nintendo Switch owners are likely happy that more third-party games a...

By Dalton Cooper on 03 November 2017
Mario Dances In Super Mario Odyssey Musical Trailer

Mario Dances In Super Mario Odyssey Musical Trailer

We’ve seen Mario do a lot of things over the years, but dancing is a new one. The latest Super Mario Odyssey trailer is musical feast for the eyes and ears that show Mario and Cappy cutting a rug t...

By Curt Hutson on 27 October 2017
Sony Is Releasing A Nintendo Switch Game

Sony Is Releasing A Nintendo Switch Game

Sony Music Entertainment has just launched a brand new video game label called Unties, and it’s aiming to streamline small independent game studios with the company’s large production channels. Tod...

By John Jacques on 27 October 2017
5 Superstitious Things Pokemon Players Do

5 Superstitious Things Pokemon Players Do

The Pokemon series has been around since 1996, but while the style of the series and the platforms it can be played upon has changed, a lot of fans’ mindsets have stayed the same. Pokemon players w...

By Jasmine Henry on 27 October 2017
Super Mario Odyssey Review

Super Mario Odyssey Review

Super Mario Odyssey is a spectacular return to form that’ll delight casual players and platforming fans, delivering one of the biggest and best games ever from Nintendo.

By Riley Little on 24 October 2017
Fire Emblem Warriors Review

Fire Emblem Warriors Review

The large-scale combat of Dynasty Warriors collides with the heroes and tactics-heavy gameplay of Fire Emblem in a wonderful venture filled with action and ample fan service.

By Riley Little on 21 October 2017
Injustice 2 Could Come to Nintendo Switch, Says Ed Boon

Injustice 2 Could Come to Nintendo Switch, Says Ed Boon

Injustice 2 has already enjoyed sales success on PS4 and Xbox One, as it became the highest-grossing console game of Q2. But developer NetherRealm Studios and publisher Warner Bros. Interactive may...

By Jasmine Henry on 20 October 2017
Doom Nintendo Switch Release Date Leaks

Doom Nintendo Switch Release Date Leaks

One of the surprise announcements from last week’s Nintendo Direct livestream was that DOOM would be coming to the Nintendo Switch. The first-person shooter’s publisher, Bethesda, confirmed that th...

By Jasmine Henry on 14 October 2017
Stardew Valley Dated for Nintendo Switch

Stardew Valley Dated for Nintendo Switch

Last February, Nintendo announced that the popular farm simulation game Stardew Valley would be making its way to the Nintendo Switch, and now we know exactly when fans can get their hands on it. A...

By Dalton Cooper on 13 October 2017
Stardew Valley is Coming to the Switch with Multiplayer

Stardew Valley is Coming to the Switch with Multiplayer

It’s been confirmed that Stardew Valley will make its way to the Nintendo Switch. The announcement was made at the Nindies Showcase event that took place earlier today. Stardew Valley is set to be re...

By Brad Jones on 13 October 2017
Metroid Franchise: 'No Plans For Another Remake'

Metroid Franchise: 'No Plans For Another Remake'

In the wake of news that Metroid Prime 4 had entered development for Nintendo Switch, the secondary reveal that a remake of Metroid 2: Return of Samus was en route struck many as the cherry on top...

By Riley Little on 09 October 2017
Ultra Street Fighter 2 Debut Stronger Than MvC in UK

Ultra Street Fighter 2 Debut Stronger Than MvC in UK

Although Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite released on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One just last week, it looks as if debut sales for the title have not been too substantial, at least as far as numbers i...

By Kyle Sledge on 09 October 2017
9 of the Weirdest Pokemon Fan Theories

9 of the Weirdest Pokemon Fan Theories

The Pokemon series of games that has been running since 1996 has spawned many bizarre spin-offs and has sold millions of copies across the globe. Fortunately, the popularity of the franchise (and a...

By Jasmine Henry on 09 October 2017
Rocket League Gets More Fast and the Furious DLC

Rocket League Gets More Fast and the Furious DLC

Several months ago, the video game developer Psyonix included The Fate of the Furious DLC for Rocket League that included the character Dominic Toretto’s Dodge Ice Charger from the aforementioned m...

By Kyle Sledge on 09 October 2017
Shovel Knight on PC Adds Battletoads

Shovel Knight on PC Adds Battletoads

Yacht Club Games continues to support the smash hit platformer Shovel Knight with expansions and free content updates. The PC version of Shovel Knight recently received such an update, making the p...

By Dalton Cooper on 09 October 2017
Breath of the Wild Takes Top Prize at Tokyo Game Show

Breath of the Wild Takes Top Prize at Tokyo Game Show

Although much of the hype has finally died down for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, there’s no denying the impact it had when the game released earlier this year. Already having been award...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 09 October 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Mod Adds 'Sanic' the Hedgehog

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Mod Adds 'Sanic' the Hedgehog

In the last couple of months, those PC players who have been emulating The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild have been running wild with mod content for the game. Although some of the fan-made co...

By Rob Gordon on 09 October 2017
FIFA 18: Top 10 Best Free Kick Takers

FIFA 18: Top 10 Best Free Kick Takers

In any iteration of FIFA, having a quality free kick taker in the starting line up can make the world of difference to the end result of the match. After all, it only takes on well-placed set piece...

By Rob Gordon on 09 October 2017
Pokken Tournament DX Review

Pokken Tournament DX Review

As one of the more divisive fighting games, Pokken Tournament struggled to find a dedicated user base following its release. Some believed it to lack competitive depth, while more casual users grew...

By Riley Little on 07 October 2017
The 10 Best Video Game Trailers of 2016

The 10 Best Video Game Trailers of 2016

This year has been full of amazing video game announcement, gameplay, and cinematic trailers. Here are Game Rant’s Top 10 Best Video Game Trailers of 2016. Game trailers are one of the most effecti...

By Boston Blake on 06 October 2017
FIFA 18: Best Young Players for Career Mode

FIFA 18: Best Young Players for Career Mode

With the launch of FIFA 18 upon us, soccer fans across the world have been gearing up to play the latest entry in the EA Sports franchise. Of course, once again, different players come at the game...

By Rob Gordon on 05 October 2017
NBA 2K18 Microtransactions Changed Following Backlash

NBA 2K18 Microtransactions Changed Following Backlash

NBA 2K18 was released this week on PC and consoles (including the Nintendo Switch). And while fans of the basketball sim series are thrilled with the addition of The Neighborhood social space, thes...

By Jasmine Henry on 04 October 2017
Nintendo Switch: DOOM and Wolfenstein 2 En Route

Nintendo Switch: DOOM and Wolfenstein 2 En Route

Nintendo’s latest Direct presentation brought with it a number of nice surprises and updates on some of the most anticipated titles arriving for the console in the near future. While a large portio...

By Riley Little on 04 October 2017
FIFA 18 Switch Multiplayer Can't Be Played With Friends

FIFA 18 Switch Multiplayer Can't Be Played With Friends

FIFA 18 just launched with Cristiano Ronaldo on the cover, and gamers all over the world have been quick to try out the next iteration of EA Sports’ high-selling franchise. Fans on many consoles ha...

By John Jacques on 02 October 2017
PS4 Should Support Cross-Play, Just Not With Xbox

PS4 Should Support Cross-Play, Just Not With Xbox

The notion of cross-platform play would have seemed absurd to gaming fans even half a decade ago, when people still earnestly believed that the famed “console wars” of the early-to-mid-2000s would...

By Cody Gravelle on 29 September 2017
Pokken Tournament DX Review in Progress

Pokken Tournament DX Review in Progress

As one of the more divisive fighting games, Pokken Tournament struggled to find a dedicated user base following its release. Some believed it to lack competitive depth, while more casual users grew...

By Riley Little on 29 September 2017
Shinji Mikami Wants The Evil Within 2 on the Switch

Shinji Mikami Wants The Evil Within 2 on the Switch

A few months ago, it was revealed that legendary horror game developer Shinji Mikami is not directing The Evil Within 2, the followup to his well-received 2014 game. Even though Mikami is not as de...

By Dalton Cooper on 29 September 2017
Kirby for Nintendo Switch Gets Name and Release Window

Kirby for Nintendo Switch Gets Name and Release Window

As the dust settles from the latest Nintendo Direct presentation, gamers have been left with quite a lot to think about when weighing up whether or not they want to buy a Nintendo Switch. One of t...

By Riley Little on 24 September 2017
Analysts Say Switch Sales Will Hit 130 Million by 2022

Analysts Say Switch Sales Will Hit 130 Million by 2022

After securing the title of Nintendo’s fastest selling console ever, it’s no secret that the Switch has been a major success for the company. Following its release this past March, the aforemention...

By Riley Little on 24 September 2017
Netflix App Ready for Switch, Needs Nintendo's Approval

Netflix App Ready for Switch, Needs Nintendo's Approval

With the Nintendo Switch having performed so well during its launch period, it seems unusual that the console/handheld hybrid is still yet to feature a video streaming service. Luckily, for all tho...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 20 September 2017
Wolfenstein 2 Releases Brutal, NSFW Gameplay Trailer

Wolfenstein 2 Releases Brutal, NSFW Gameplay Trailer

Just yesterday, Bethesda and MachineGames released a gameplay teaser trailer for the forthcoming first-person shooter Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus that hinted at a much larger and more sumptuous...

By Kyle Sledge on 20 September 2017
The Switch's Late Night Debut Reveals More About It

The Switch's Late Night Debut Reveals More About It

Gamers carefully analyze footage of Jimmy Fallon and Reggie Fils-Aime trying out the Nintendo Switch, and determine that the console is definitely worth the hype. The official reveal trailer for th...

By Sarah Fields on 19 September 2017
Nintendo: Wii U and Amiibo Sales Dropping

Nintendo: Wii U and Amiibo Sales Dropping

In Nintendo’s latest financial earnings report, the company reveals that the Wii U continues to struggle in sales, but 3DS is enjoying a sales bump thanks to Pokemon GO. It’s no secret that the Wii...

By Dalton Cooper on 19 September 2017
Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle Review

Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle Review

It’s safe to say that, upon being leaked, very few were optimistic about the release of a turn-based strategy game that featured Super Mario and Rabbids characters interacting with one another. Aft...

By Riley Little on 19 September 2017
Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Gets Release Date on Switch

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Gets Release Date on Switch

Following the confirmation that a new Nintendo Direct presentation would be arriving today, it seemed obvious that the company would want to touch upon one of the biggest games it has releasing for...

By Riley Little on 17 September 2017
Nintendo Switch: Skyrim Release Date Announced

Nintendo Switch: Skyrim Release Date Announced

Following the initial reveal trailer for the Nintendo Switch, many gamers were surprised to see that one of the premiere third-party developers on the console was none other than Bethesda. The publ...

By Riley Little on 16 September 2017
Super Mario Odyssey: Nintendo Reveals Brand New World

Super Mario Odyssey: Nintendo Reveals Brand New World

Another Nintendo Direct aired today that focused on the Switch and 3DS. To close things out, Nintendo gave viewers a broader look at the various worlds found in Super Mario Odyssey, including one s...

By Curt Hutson on 16 September 2017
Nintendo Switch Exclusive Square Enix RPG Releases Demo

Nintendo Switch Exclusive Square Enix RPG Releases Demo

Although the latest iterations of Final Fantasy haven’t been very similar to where the franchise started, Square Enix is still capable of making a classic turn-based JRPG. During today’s Nintendo D...

By Denny Connolly on 14 September 2017