Nintendo Switch Online Launch Time

Nintendo has announced that the new online service will be launching today (Sep. 18). The service is due to be introduced around 5pm PT when the store will be taken down for three hours of maintenance. A system update is expected to be rolled out following this that will change the Switch into a fully... Continue Reading →


Nintendo Direct 13.09 Wow wow wow! Nintendo has hit the ground running after debuting their delayed Nintendo Direct from earlier in the month. For those not aware, the Direct was originally meant to be presented in early September, but due to the events of the Hokkaido earthquake it was delayed. Until now... The Direct was presented by... Continue Reading →

Nintendo Direct Version 2

Nintendo has announced that their aborted Nintendo Direct, originally scheduled for the 6th September, will now take place on the 13th September instead. The event is planned to be streamed at 6pm ET and is expected to reveal a whole batch of exclusive Nintendo titles, as well as updates on Super Smash Bros Ultimate, and... Continue Reading →

Victory of the Wild

ゼルダの伝説 ブレス オブ ザ ワイルドは王様です The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is now the official best-selling game of the franchise, in its home turf of Japan. The figures have knocked the former title holder, Ocarina of Time into second place. BotW has now sold 1.258 million copies, and when compared to OoT's 1.257... Continue Reading →

8bitdo Gamepad Review

There are a lot of peripherals that are coming to market designed for the Nintendo Switch, however, so far there is little in the way of any real competition for the Nintendo Switch Pro Controller. The official controller, designed much like an Xbox controller, has been with the console since day one, and it is... Continue Reading →

Nintendo Switch Online Launch

Nintendo has announced their plans for launching their own online service. Online gaming has been free on the Switch so far, but with these changes to a paid service coming in, there are also a lot of incentives included in the deal. They include as follows: NES Classics OnlineNintendo is launching the service with twenty... Continue Reading →

Nintendo Switch Firmware 6.0.0

Hot off the presses (AKA Reddit and other sources) Nintendo has uploaded the latest version of Switch firmware to their servers ready for deployment. There's not much news on what's included, but there are some interesting little details as outlined by user OatmealDome on Reddit. Take these with a pinch of salt but they include... Continue Reading →

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