The Nintendo Switch by all accounts is a success. It has managed to beat out the Wii U’s lifetime sales in less than a year of it going on sale, and now according to Nintendo’s latest financials (via Engadget), it looks like the console has managed to surpass yet another Nintendo console: the Nintendo GameCube.
Most of the time video games that are adapted into movies or made into series don’t usually do well, but yet based on the reviews, Netflix’s Castlevania series seems to be extremely well-received, so much so that the series has been confirmed for a third season. Now it looks like the producer behind the series, Adi Shankar, could be working on another adaptation.
Nintendo’s Amiibos have proven to be rather popular not just amongst gamers, but also collectors. For those unfamiliar, Amiibos are basically tiny figurines of characters from various Nintendo games. These figurines can be lined with the console and their accompanying game where it will unlock additional content.
While the Nintendo Switch is definitely getting a lot more love compared to its predecessor, the Wii U, there are still some games that are launching on the PS4 and Xbox One but aren’t launching on the Switch. Bethesda’s Fallout 76 is one of those games, and given that the company seems to be a staunch supporter of the Switch, many are wondering what gives?
Last year Capcom announced that they would be bringing two Resident Evil titles onto the Nintendo Switch. The good news is that if you were looking forward to playing more Resident Evil titles on the console, then you might be interested to learn that Capcom has since announced three new titles that will be making its way to the console.
Launched in 2014, The Elder Scrolls Online is an MMORPG based on The Elder Scrolls series. The game has made its way onto the PC, Xbox One, and the PS4, and so some are rightfully wondering if it could eventually find its way onto the Nintendo Switch as well. The bad news is that it won’t.
If you want to play multiplayer games on your Nintendo Switch, then you will need a subscription to the Switch’s Online service, that much is obvious. However it seems that there has been some confusion about that with regards to Blizzard’s Diablo 3, where Blizzard has since clarified some details.
Stardew Valley is essentially a digital game, but for those who really love the game and wouldn’t mind getting their hands on a physical copy of the game, Japanese publisher Oizumi Amuzio has announced that they will releasing a physical Collector’s Edition version of the game that will come bundled with certain goodies.
Many have praised the Nintendo Switch’s Joy-Cons which despite looking pretty small, actually turn out to be quite pleasant to use. However we imagine that there are probably many gamers who can appreciate larger gamepads, like the Switch’s Pro Controller for instance. If that’s your preferred method of gaming, then PowerA might have something for you.
For those who have visited Tokyo or Osaka, you might be familiar with or have at least seen people dressed in costumes from the Mario franchise driving around the streets in go karts. You could almost be fooled into thinking that this was some kind of official Mario Kart service provided by Nintendo, but it isn’t.
So we know that Diablo 3 is coming out for the Nintendo Switch, that much was confirmed a couple of months ago. For those who have yet to buy a Switch and Diablo 3 is the game that has finally convinced them to, then you might be interested to learn that Nintendo has since announced the Diablo 3: Eternal Collection Bundle.
While the Nintendo Switch has proven to be a commercial success for Nintendo, it seems that there are still quite a few big named games out there that have yet to be released on the console. We’re not sure why, but if we had to guess, hardware limitations could be one of them as the Switch isn’t exactly the most powerful console compared to the PS4 or Xbox One.
The Nintendo Game Boy is one of most classic handheld gaming consoles of all time, and it is one of the more immediately recognizable devices. However Nintendo’s focus seems to be on the DS series of handhelds these days, but could the company be thinking of perhaps reviving the Game Boy somehow?
As apps grow and update over time, it can start to become bloated with features that are no longer used, which also means that the app will start to take up more space than it should. This seems to be the case with Nintendo’s Fire Emblem Heroes whose continuous updates with new heroes and maps has increased the app’s overall footprint on mobile devices.