Heads up Nintendo Switch gamers, you might be interested to learn that Nintendo has recently released an update to the console’s firmware. This update will bump the console’s firmware to version 5.0.0 and will introduce a bunch of changes, new features, and improvements that could be worth checking out.
Nobody likes a cheater, but there are also many ways in which one can address the problem. You could go strict, harsh, or in the case of 13-year old Vivian’s dad, he decided that a little humor mixed with a teachable moment was a good way to remind his daughter that cheating isn’t cool.
In case you didn’t know, tomorrow (10th of March) is also known as MAR10 Day (Mario Day, get it?). To celebrate the day, we saw Nintendo team up with Google to bring Mario and his iconic go-kart to Google Maps, but the celebration does not stop there as Nintendo will also be discounting Super Mario Run.
Tomorrow will be the 10th of March, and for most people this will be just another day. However for fans of Nintendo’s Mario franchise, you might know that tomorrow is also known as Mario Day, or rather because the 10th of March can also be written as MAR10 (Mario). To celebrate this, Google and Nintendo have teamed up for something special.
If you’re a fan of rhythm games, chances are you might be familiar with Bandai Namco’s Taiko Drum Master. The good news is that it looks like it will be arriving on the Switch, as announced during the most recent Nintendo Direct presentation where it will be known as Taiko Drum Master: Nintendo Switch Version.
While Splatoon 2 is obviously a great and fun multiplayer game, for those who are wishing for a bit more single-player content, you might be interested to learn that during the Nintendo Direct presentation, the company announced Splatoon 2’s first paid DLC called “Octo” which will be introducing new single-player content.
A report from last week suggested that Mario Tennis Aces could be launched in June. This was based on a listing on Amazon which had the game listed for the 22nd of June. Turns out the listing was pretty spot on as Nintendo has confirmed during its latest Direct presentation that Mario Tennis Aces will indeed be launched on the 22nd of June.
According to an earlier rumor, it was reported that Super Smash Bros. for the Nintendo Switch would be announced soon and that the game could arrive this year. The good news is that it looks like the rumors were true after all as Nintendo has announced that the title will indeed be arriving in 2018.
If you’re a fan of Square Enix’s RPGs that aren’t necessarily Final Fantasy, then you might have heard that last year, the company announced that they would be launching a new RPG called Octopath Traveler. For those looking for more details and a release date, Square Enix has obliged with exactly that.
Several weeks ago, there was a rumor that suggested that Blizzard could be bringing Diablo 3 to the Nintendo Switch. This was teased even further by a short video that Blizzard posted, except that following the excitement and hype, Blizzard basically denied that they had no plans to announce Diablo for the Switch.
If you’re looking forward to playing more arcade-style fighting games on the Nintendo Switch, you might be interested in a recent leak. In footage that has found its way online, it shows Marvel VS Capcom 3 being run on the Switch. Given that Capcom hasn’t made any kind of official announcement, it is unclear as to how legit the video is.
While consoles are designed to support local multiplayer, more often than not it usually ends up being that one person will own one console. However with the Nintendo Switch, Nintendo tried pitching it differently where it seemed like Nintendo was encouraging that players share their consoles, largely thanks to the way the console is designed.
As far as portable gaming consoles go, the Nintendo Switch is pretty decently sized. Sure, it isn’t as portable compared to the 3DS, but if you’re someone who carries a bag with them on the go, then it’s not an issue. However it seems that not everyone thinks the Switch’s size is perfect.
We’re sure many gamers were disappointed when Capcom said that they would not be bringing Monster Hunter World onto the Nintendo Switch. The company claimed that doing so would be difficult, and while they did not dive into specifics, it seems that game studio Iron Galaxy might have an idea of what they’re talking about.