Super Smash Bros Ultimate scores massive Nintendo Switch sales win for 2018

Super Smash Bros Ultimate has only been available for a short while but has already grabbed an impressive sales crown. The new Nintendo Switch games release is another killer exclusive from the industry giant and provides some much needed new content for the console going into the end of 2018. And for anyone who thought […]

‘Firewatch’ comes to Nintendo Switch on December 17th

After a months-long wait, Firewatch is just about ready for the Nintendo Switch. Campo Santo has announced that its outdoor adventure (and journey of self-discovery) will reach the hybrid console on December 17th through the Nintendo eShop in the Americas, Europe, Australia and Japan. It’s the same game as you’ll find on other consoles (with […]

Putting Nintendo Switch’s 8.2 million US Switch sales in context

This morning, Nintendo sent out one of its periodic brag-heavy business press releases, this time focusing on a strong start to the US holiday shopping season. In addition to updates on lifetime US sales for the 3DS family of systems (22 million), and recent Classic Edition systems (2.5 million for SNES Classic, 2 million for […]

Nintendo joins the limited-mobility club with Xbox Adaptive Controller (unofficially)

Enlarge / All of those Xbox Adaptive Controller ports can now work with the Nintendo Switch… if you buy a $ 25-ish adapter. (credit: Sam Machkovech) The May unveil of the Xbox Adaptive Controller included a pledge from Microsoft: the company didn’t care if other gaming companies jumped on board, or even piggybacked on Microsoft’s […]

Taiko no Tatsujin Drum 'n' Fun lives up to its name: Nintendo Switch game REVIEW

If you’ve ever made the pilgrimage to visit the spiritual home of video games in Japan, then you’ve doubtless encountered Taiko no Tatsujin. A rhythm action series that feels like it’s been around forever, Taiko no Tatsujin is one of those quintessentially Japanese properties that’s adored by fans of the country’s culture. And it’s not […]

Nintendo Switch passes the GameCube in lifetime sales

The Nintendo Switch has overtaken another console in lifetime sales: the GameCube. The Japanese console maker sold 3.19 million units in the last quarter, brining the Switch’s total install base to 22.86 million. The beloved GameCube, by comparison, managed 21.74 million in its six-year run. For Nintendo, these are healthy numbers. The company sold 2.93 […]

‘Yooka-Laylee’ in-game filter revives the Nintendo 64 era

There are many, many games that recreate the look of 8-bit and 16-bit games, but there isn’t a lot for people who grew up with the first generation of 3D-oriented consoles. Where’s their nostalgia hit? Playtonic Games is taking care of it. The studio is releasing a “64-bit Tonic” for Yooka-Laylee that gives the game […]

25 Best Nintendo Switch Accessories (Holiday 2018): Controllers, Screen Protectors, Etc

Have a Nintendo Switch? You really should get some of these accoutrements. We list the best chargers, screen protectors, cases, stands, controllers, adapters, and more. https://media.wired.com/photos/5a94bf7e1781756588507498/master/pass/SW_PlayStand_1__25146.1488586958.jpg

Pokemon Switch news: Good news for Nintendo 2019 RPG release and fans

Fans have had to wait quite some time for the next major Pokemon franchise release on Nintendo Switch. While Pokemon Let’s Go Pikachu is bound to prove popular with fans, it’s still a watered-down version of the usual Pocket Monster format. It will certainly help to build hype for the next Pokemon Switch release, which […]