Fortnite in-game tournament UPDATE: Patch notes REVEALED for PS4, Xbox, Nintendo Switch

Fortnite fans can download another new update, just days after the last one. The latest patch is available on all platforms except iOS, which means you’ll need to download to continue playing on PS4, Xbox One, PC, Nintendo Switch and Android. There’s not much in the way of patch notes, but Epic has confirmed that […]

A new Nintendo patent shows how a smartphone case could turn your phone into a working Game Boy

Nintendo Nintendo filed a US patent for a Game Boy-style phone case in March 2018. The case is designed to turn a smartphone’s touchscreen into a functioning Game Boy with a working control pad and buttons. Nintendo does not currently have any Game Boy software available for Android or iOS devices, but the case design […]

Nintendo president: “I compete for time,” not against Xbox, PlayStation

Enlarge / Nintendo of America President and COO Reggie Fils-Aime poses with the wildly successful Nintendo Switch. (credit: Sam Machkovech) SEATTLE—Nintendo of America President and COO Reggie Fils-Aime appeared at Seattle’s Geekwire Summit on Wednesday to speak broadly about the company’s future, and, while the talk didn’t include new product reveals, it proved illuminating about […]

Nintendo reveals it invented “Bowsette” before the Internet did

This month’s major Nintendo Direct video presentation included a reveal of another New Super Mario Bros. game—a Switch port of its last Wii U installment—with one curious twist. It includes a few new playable characters, and one of those, Toadette, can don a crown power-up and turn into a Toadette-Peach hybrid dubbed Peachette. Fans didn’t take […]

Nintendo Switch Online games list EXPANDS following NES Classic news update

Today saw the launch of the new Nintendo Switch Online service, a paid subscription deal that gives players access to Nintendo multiplayer, as well as other bonuses. This includes new NES Classic games, which are part of NSO, and already have a fair few titles to choose from. The Nintendo Online Service has launched with […]

Watch the ‘Civilization VI’ trailer for Nintendo Switch

Civilization VI is invading Nintendo Switch on November 16th, and now its creators have dropped a trailer showing what you can expect from the empire builder. In early September, 2K and Firaxis Games accidentally revealed the game’s arrival’s on the console in an announcement that they also quickly took down. You don’t have to worry, […]

New NES controllers headline announcement-filled Nintendo Switch presentation

Nintendo After a delay in light of a Japanese earthquake, Nintendo’s latest Direct video presentation finally went live on Thursday evening, and it included confirmations of long-rumored games and ports for the Nintendo Switch—along with a surprise NES controller pack launching next week. Coming September 18, the same day as the new paid Nintendo Switch […]