Tag "Switch"

NES Golf hidden inside every Switch

Nintendo might be taking forever to provide a proper Virtual Console service on the Switch. But apparently, an original 8-bit NES game is already inside the hybrid console – Golf.

Nintendo planning an achievement system for the Switch

Despite the Switch’s success, it lacks a few things other consoles offer. Most notably, the online infrastructure is just not the same as in the Xbox One and PS4. Plus,

Final Fantasy XV on Switch unlikely to happen (but not ruled out)

Switch owners are a demanding group. They want the same kind of games seen on other consoles, but their system cannot always handle them. Take Final Fantasy XV for example.

Alexa Bliss comments on video games and the Switch ahead of WWE 2K18 release

Although not without criticism from those who believe her wrestling needs fine tuning, Alexa Bliss has become a consistent WWE headliner. Watch any pay-per-view event and Bliss will be a

Night Trap 25th Anniversary Edition denied a Switch release by Nintendo

Given the early demise of the Sega CD back in the 1990s, it is understanding if some older gamers never tried Night Trap. It came during the era of full-motion

New Super Mario Bros Switch not on Reddit users’ wish list

Months ago, this author wrote on Nerd Reactor that the 2D New Super Mario Bros. series requires a makeover. For at least a decade, Nintendo has used the same art

Is the Nintendo Switch Virtual Console ever coming?

Five months has passed since the Nintendo Switch officially launched, and the traditional Virtual Console still is non-existent. Oh sure, there are plans to bring “select” classic games to Nintendo

Nintendo Switch Online app launches July 21

For better or worse, the Nintendo Switch Online app is coming on July 21 to smartphones everywhere. Nintendo’s app will act as the hub for online games through which players

WWE 2K18 coming to Switch this fall

Because Switch third-party support is slow to pick up momentum, it is always good news when a well-known series comes over to the hybrid console. Well, good news has arrived

AX 2017: Inti Creates CEO discusses Blaster Master Zero, Mega Man

Inti Creates will be a familiar name to Mega Man fanatics. The development team worked on the Mega Man Zero series, as well as the retro-style Mega Man 9 and

Nintendo on quality games over powerful hardware, 4k visuals

Just a few weeks ago, Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aimé spoke to The Verge about the Switch. The longtime executive first explained why Nintendo is not worried about 4K gaming,

Nintendo Switch online service pricing revealed, delays implementation until 2018

While a few questions remain, Nintendo just revealed important details about their Nintendo Switch online service. Most importantly, the company unveiled firm pricing options in the form of 1-month, 3-month

Criticism over smartphone app for Nintendo Switch online service remains strong

Specific information on the required smartphone app for the upcoming Nintendo Switch online service is lacking. But it is clear gamers will need to use their smartphone or tablet in

Nintendo Switch launch shortages and planning explained

Nintendo Switch Launch Shortages and Planning Nintendo critics have long suspected the company creates artificial shortages on purpose. Whenever a new console from it releases, “sold out” headlines dominate gaming

Should Nintendo make a ‘Mini Switch’?

Nintendo made clear with the Switch launch that the new hybrid console is not a replacement for the 3DS. Of course, years ago Nintendo said the DS would not replace

Nintendo ‘docking and undocking the Switch 100 times per day’

Switch owners are expressing frustration about a scratching problem related to the console’s dock. Apparently when the Switch inserts into the dock or comes out, it risks becoming scratched. Because

GameStop closing locations, losing stock value

For years, GameStop stores seemed almost as common as Starbucks. Is there a mall or outdoor shopping center nearby? GameStop is most likely inside. Through the rise of the digital

Nintendo Switch LA launch event recap

By Frank Hurtado Last week I had the chance to be a part of Nintendo’s Switch launch event at Raleigh Studios in Los Angeles. Nintendo has always had a great

Switch sales better than Wii according to NYT?

Finally, the Switch console from Nintendo is officially released, if gamers can find one. Most social media reports give the impression the Switch is near impossible to find, as fans

Doug Bowser hands CND first Switch at Nintendo NY

After all the hype leading up to Captain Nintendo Dude (CND) presumably receiving the first Switch and a handshake from Reggie Fils-Aimé at the Nintendo NY store during the midnight

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