News items tagged with switch

Doom Switch Release Date Confirmed in New Trailer

Doom Switch Release Date Confirmed in New Trailer

Last month’s Nintendo Direct broadcast brought some good news for gamers looking forward to a top-tier FPS to play on their Switch, as it was confirmed that Doom would be heading to the console bef...

By Brad Jones on 24 January 2018
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 23 January 2018
Why Nintendo Switch is Succeeding Where Wii U Failed

Why Nintendo Switch is Succeeding Where Wii U Failed

Despite the massive success of the Wii, Nintendo was struggling to sell consumers on the Wii U, and that, combined with a slow start for the 3DS, saw it take financial losses for the first time in...

By Dalton Cooper on 23 January 2018
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 22 January 2018
Enter Game Rant's Nintendo Switch Holiday Giveaway

Enter Game Rant's Nintendo Switch Holiday Giveaway

Game Rant is back with another giveaway, and this contest is open to EVERYONE. For this contest we have an ultimate gamer giveaway that includes four Nintendo Switch games and an amiibo from The Le...

By Dalton Cooper on 22 January 2018
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 ar...

By Dalton Cooper on 22 January 2018
The Next Legend of Zelda Game is in Development

The Next Legend of Zelda Game is in Development

2017 was a big year for The Legend of Zelda, with Breath of the Wild winning Game of the Year at The Game Awards and earning near-universal acclaim from various publications. Now that Breath of the...

By Dalton Cooper on 21 January 2018
Nintendo Switch the Fastest-Selling Console Ever in USA

Nintendo Switch the Fastest-Selling Console Ever in USA

The Nintendo Switch has already found record-breaking success in Japan, where it beat the PS2’s first-year sales. The console has found similar success around the world, as Nintendo has confirmed t...

By Jasmine Henry on 21 January 2018
Rumor Patrol: Red Dead Redemption Remaster on Switch

Rumor Patrol: Red Dead Redemption Remaster on Switch

Following the rumors that Nintendo is going to host a Nintendo Direct event on January 11, there have been additional rumors about what may be announced. Fans continue to speculate about major Nint...

By Jasmine Henry on 21 January 2018
Xbox One Outsold PS4 in December 2017

Xbox One Outsold PS4 in December 2017

While exact NPD numbers aren’t available quite yet, we now know that the Xbox One outsold the PlayStation 4 in December 2017. This is according to Head of Xbox Games Marketing Aaron Greenberg, who...

By Dalton Cooper on 21 January 2018
Nintendo Announces DIY Accessory Playsets for Switch

Nintendo Announces DIY Accessory Playsets for Switch

Earlier today, the Big N primed everyone for an announcement that would reveal a “new interactive experience” for Switch consoles geared toward “kids and those who are kids at heart,” which left pr...

By Kyle Sledge on 21 January 2018
Nintendo Labo: Future Toy-Con Kits Teased

Nintendo Labo: Future Toy-Con Kits Teased

Yesterday, Nintendo surprised everyone by announcing the Nintendo Labo. A DIY playset designed with younger audiences in mind, the kits would allow players to have all new experiences on the Ninten...

By Jasmine Henry on 21 January 2018
Nintendo Switch Sold 1.5 Million in US Last Month

Nintendo Switch Sold 1.5 Million in US Last Month

Without a doubt, the Nintendo Switch not only had an incredibly successful debut year in terms of giving critics and fans a great new platform on which to play fantastic games like The Legend of Ze...

By Kyle Sledge on 21 January 2018
Stardew Valley is 2017's Most Downloaded Game on Switch

Stardew Valley is 2017's Most Downloaded Game on Switch

Nintendo announces that the indie hit Stardew Valley is the most downloaded Switch title of 2017, beating out other hits like Minecraft, Sonic Mania, and more.

By Patrick Kirk on 20 January 2018
Super Mario Cereal with Amiibo Support Announced

Super Mario Cereal with Amiibo Support Announced

Kelloggs and Nintendo have confirmed the news that a Super Mario-themed cereal will release as soon as December 11th. A leak from earlier this week showed off the now-confirmed Super Mario Cereal b...

By Rory Young on 12 January 2018
Lost Nintendo Switch Tracked Down Thanks to Reddit

Lost Nintendo Switch Tracked Down Thanks to Reddit

While 2017 may have been a dreary year for many, it’s undeniable that there’s some good in this world, and one lucky gamer would likely attest just that after recovering their Nintendo Switch thank...

By Kyle Sledge on 12 January 2018
Rumor: Pokemon on Switch Details, Release Window Leaked

Rumor: Pokemon on Switch Details, Release Window Leaked

Speculation for the Nintendo Switch Pokemon game has been rampant since it was originally announced. Now, thanks to PokeSirena, gossip concerning some of the features for the next Pokemon game has...

By Joshua Duckworth on 12 January 2018
Nintendo Switch Virtual Console May Be Delayed

Nintendo Switch Virtual Console May Be Delayed

After falling well short of expectations with the Wii U, 2017 has been a year of redemption for Nintendo. The Nintendo Switch rocketed out of the gates back in March and never looked back, surpassi...

By Derek Nichols on 11 January 2018
Fire Emblem Warriors Review

Fire Emblem Warriors Review

As one of the more divisive layouts in gaming today, Dynasty Warriors has never quite resonated with players outside of its niche audience. Still, there’s something inherently appealing about the l...

By Riley Little on 20 December 2017
Best Black Friday Video Game Deals

Best Black Friday Video Game Deals

Black Friday 2017 is within touching distance now as shoppers will soon get their chance to save hundreds of dollars on gaming goods. There are Black Friday deals for almost everything, from brand...

By Jasmine Henry on 16 December 2017
Ubisoft Reveals Deals on Nintendo Switch Games

Ubisoft Reveals Deals on Nintendo Switch Games

Since its the first year the console has been available, there haven’t been many Nintendo Switch deals for the holiday shopping season. However, Ubisoft has stepped forward to give fans discounts o...

By Dalton Cooper on 03 December 2017
Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Collector’s Edition Pre-Order

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Collector’s Edition Pre-Order

The upcoming Switch role-playing game Xenoblade Chronicles 2 is a mere two months away and Nintendo is readying for its release. The game’s special edition is available for pre-order today, as well...

By Curt Hutson on 27 November 2017
Skyrim Nintendo Switch Review Roundup: A Quality Port

Skyrim Nintendo Switch Review Roundup: A Quality Port

After much anticipation, the Nintendo Switch version of The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim will be released later this week. Bethesda has managed to squeeze its fantasy RPG epic onto the new Nintendo cons...

By Jasmine Henry on 27 November 2017
Weird Super Mario Odyssey Glitch Lets Players Cheat

Weird Super Mario Odyssey Glitch Lets Players Cheat

One of the more addicting little mini-games in Super Mario Odyssey takes place in New Donk City and sees everyone’s favorite ex-plumber attempting to beat the jump rope high scores of other players...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 27 November 2017
Nintendo Switch and 3DS Holiday Cyber Sale Starts

Nintendo Switch and 3DS Holiday Cyber Sale Starts

Black Friday is arriving early for the Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS platforms. Today Nintendo launched a holiday “Cyber Deals” promotion that will last through December 11th, offering discounts...

By Rory Young on 27 November 2017
L.A. Noire Won't Fit on a Nintendo Switch Hard Drive

L.A. Noire Won't Fit on a Nintendo Switch Hard Drive

Rockstar Games will be releasing L.A. Noire on the Nintendo Switch later this month, giving fans a chance to play the hit detective mystery game on the go. However, actually getting to play the gam...

By Jasmine Henry on 27 November 2017
Mario Odyssey is the Fastest Selling Mario Game in US

Mario Odyssey is the Fastest Selling Mario Game in US

The numbers are in, and it’s official: Super Mario Odyssey has become the fastest selling Mario game in the United States. Since its announcement back in January, the hype surrounding Super Mario Ody...

By Olivia Falk on 27 November 2017
FIFA Players Boycott Black Friday Sale

FIFA Players Boycott Black Friday Sale

FIFA 18 is an incredibly popular game and it has millions of players all around the world. But not everyone who plays FIFA 18 is fully satisfied with the soccer sim and thousands are now staging a...

By Jasmine Henry on 27 November 2017
Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Review

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Review

Monolith Soft brings the massive open world of Xenoblade Chronicles to the Nintendo Switch, but can it compete with the console’s titanic first-party releases this year?

By Cody Gravelle on 24 November 2017
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
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
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
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
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
Stardew Valley Dated for Nintendo Switch

Stardew Valley Dated for Nintendo Switch

Stardew Valley’s creator announces that the hit farming simulator game will come to the Nintendo Switch on October 5th, but without multiplayer functionality.

By Dalton Cooper on 23 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
Stardew Valley is Coming to the Switch with Multiplayer

Stardew Valley is Coming to the Switch with Multiplayer

Nintendo confirms that last year’s sleeper hit Stardew Valley is headed to the Switch this summer, and it’s set to be the first version of the game to introduce multiplayer.

By Brad Jones on 23 February 2017