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Indie Platformer 20XX Is Now On Nintendo Switch!

There is no shortage of brand new indie titles to play on the Nintendo Switch these days, especially since Ninty’s stated goal is to get at minimum 30 brand new titles per week up on the shop in the not so distant future.   If you’re looking for something new to play it’s pretty easy to recommend Megaman inspired rogue-like platformer 20XX to fellow indie game enthusiasts and lovers of gorgeous pixel graphics. Defeating powerful bosses, making...

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Nintendo reveals Nintendo Labo functionality for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

Starting today, Nintendo is releasing a free software update for the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe game for the Nintendo Switch, allowing you to use the Toy-Con Motorbike from the Nintendo Labo: Variety Kit to control your in-game vehicles. Every game mode and every vehicle type is available with this immersive, interactive controller option. It’s a neat concept to be sure. What other games could see some Labo functionality? Could the new yet unannounced Nintendo Labo kits be...

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June 21st Nintendo Download

Mario Tennis Aces – Unleash an arsenal of shots and strategies in all-out tennis battles with friends, family and fan-favorite Mushroom Kingdom characters. Whether you play locally*, online** or using simple motion controls, intense rallies await. In Adventure mode, experience a new flavor of tennis gameplay, with a variety of missions and boss battles. The Mario Tennis Aces game will be available on June 22. Minecraft – The Minecraft game is bigger, better and more beautiful than ever! Build anything you can imagine...

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June 14th Nintendo Download

Fortnite – Jump in to be the last one standing in the free-to-start 100-player Battle Royale. Build huge forts. Outwit your opponents. Earn your Victory. Squad up together online* with friends in the same room or around the world. Hollow Knight – Forge your own path in Hollow Knight, an epic action adventure through a vast ruined kingdom of insects and heroes. Explore twisting caverns, battle tainted creatures and befriend bizarre bugs, all in a classic, hand-drawn 2D style. Paladins...

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E3 2018: All in: every fighter returning for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate; releasing in December

Nintendo opened its activities for E3 2018 with a smash. The anchor for the Nintendo Direct was new information about the upcoming Smash title, which has a name – Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Showing world-first footage of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Nintendo shared details about the latest entry in the series. A new game built for the Nintendo Switch system, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate lets up to eight players square off in action-packed battles that are all...

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E3 2018: Fire Emblem: Three Houses revealed; dated for Spring 2019

Nintendo revealed Fire Emblem: Three Houses, the new Fire Emblem game for Switch at E3. The brand-new Fire Emblem game features a grand new story and characters and coming to Nintendo Switch in Spring 2019. The game takes place on Fódlan, where the Church of Seiros exercises great power over the land and its people. This turn-based tactical RPG will put new strategic twists on battling, with formations of troops supporting individual units on the battlefield. Do...

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E3 2018: Super Mario Party coming to Switch in October

The Mario Party series is coming to the Nintendo Switch with super charged fun for everyone. The original board game style has been kicked up a notch with deeper strategic elements, like special dice blocks for each character. The game also introduces all new ways to play, including Joy-Con controller enabled minigames, and new modes to enjoy. Board game play goes back to the four player basics as you take turns and race across the board searching...

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June 7th Nintendo Download

BLAZBLUE CROSS TAG BATTLE – An unrivaled clash of explosive proportions! Created through an all-star collaboration between BLAZBLUE, ATLUS’ Persona, French Bread’s Under Night In-Birth and Rooster Teeth’s hugely popular RWBY web series, CROSS TAG BATTLE celebrates the fighting genre for pros and newcomers alike. Choose your team in fast-paced 2v2 battles filled with the craziness you’ve come to love from BLAZBLUE, with all the tight mechanics, smooth gameplay and gorgeous 2D graphics you expect from Arc System Works. Sushi Striker: The Way of Sushido – Help Musashi...

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IMPRESSIONS: Mario Tennis Aces

I have a sort of love-hate relationship with sports games, and the Mario sports titles are no exception. When I’m getting it and winning I love them. When I’m struggling and not winning, not so much. These impressions are based on the recent Mario Tennis Aces tournament demo. In true Mario sports style the games played within, this time obviously tennis, can be played both in true simulation or with the wacky flair that only a Mario...

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New stage and weapons available in Splatoon 2

Splatoon 2 Title

It’s been a while since the last update but a new stage and weapons have been added to Splatoon 2. The new stage Wahoo World is now available in rotation. Don’t let this amusing amusement park fool you though—while it’s a rather nice date spot for Inkling couples, the battles here are no less ink-tense. Just remember to keep your guard up and not get distracted by the sights. Now for the new weapons that have been added to the...

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May 31st Nintendo Download

Pokémon Quest – Set off for adventure in the Pokémon Quest game. Venture out with your Pokémon buddies on expeditions across Tumblecube Island in search of loot in this free-to-start action-adventure for the Nintendo Switch system. Modify your Pokémon buddies with discovered Power Stones to make your ultimate expedition team. With a cube-shaped art style, Pokémon Quest is unlike any Pokémon game you’ve seen before. The simple gameplay makes it easy to hop into expeditions and start exploring Tumblecube Island with the...

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Pokémon Yellow remake coming to Switch with multiplayer and Pokémon GO integration

Return to the Kanto region and experience a classic Pokémon journey in a whole new way. Nintendo and the Pokémon Company revealled today that there are two new Pokémon games coming to the Nintendo Switch this year. While the logos and names leaked earlier in the month, the news was made official today. The pair of games are based on the special Pokémon Yellow: Special Pikachu Edition game for the GameBoy which was originally released in 1998....

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Get June legendary Pokémon Shiny Zygarde at EB Games June 1-24

After two months of disappointment, Nintendo and The Pokémon Company seem to be making amends in June legendary Pokémon. A Shiny Zygarde will join the fun in June and will again see code cards return to EB Games from June 1st thru June 24th. Many people, myself included, missed out on legendaries from March and April and didn’t receive Palki and Dialga or Entei or Raikou. Despite being signed up for the Pokémon Club newsletter, neither a...

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Go Vacation from Nintendo and Bandai Namco coming to Switch in July

A resort vacation is always at your fingertips with the new GO VACATION game for the Nintendo Switch. From sky diving and beach volleyball to tennis and even snowball fights, Kawawii island offers something for everyone, with more than 50 different games and activities to enjoy. Created by acclaimed developer Bandai Namco, Go Vacation includes a variety of cooperative and competitive games that can be played solo or with up to four players via a single Nintendo Switch...

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May 17th Nintendo Download

Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition – Cut down enemy hordes as characters from the Legend of Zelda series. You even play co-op multiplayer with a friend on one system! All features and downloadable content from past versions of the game, including My Fairy mode and elements from The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker, can be enjoyed in crisp HD on the Nintendo Switch system. The fate of Hyrule rests in your hands! The Hyrule Warriors:...

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