News items tagged with switch

Three More Games Added to Switch Launch Lineup

Three More Games Added to Switch Launch Lineup

The Tomorrow Corporation confirms that three classic indie titles are set to be released alongside the Nintendo Switch when the conso...

By Brad Jones on 14 August 2018
King K Rool Joins Super Smash Bros. Ultimate as Fighter

King K Rool Joins Super Smash Bros. Ultimate as Fighter

After teasing the EVO 2018 crowd with a  Super Smash Bros Ultimate direct a few days later, Nintendo made good on its promise and del...

By Derek Nichols on 13 August 2018
Super Smash Bros Reveals Castlevania Fighters, Stages

Super Smash Bros Reveals Castlevania Fighters, Stages

Evo 2018 is typically a place developers make all sorts of fighting game announcements and while many expected Nintendo to be among them, it was revealed that a new Super Smash Bros Ultimate Direct wa...

By Derek Nichols on 12 August 2018
Smash Bros. Ultimate Adds Monster Hunter's Rathalos

Smash Bros. Ultimate Adds Monster Hunter's Rathalos

The most recent Nintendo Direct has brought a huge amount of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate news to the forthcoming fighting game’s fans,...

By Kyle Sledge on 12 August 2018
Blazblue: Cross Tag Battle Reveals New DLC Characters

Blazblue: Cross Tag Battle Reveals New DLC Characters

Today’s the final day for EVO 2018, and fighting game fans will surely attest that the event has had a plethora of exciting moments e...

By Kyle Sledge on 12 August 2018
Super Smash Bros Nintendo Direct Coming This Week

Super Smash Bros Nintendo Direct Coming This Week

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate fans should be excited for this week, as Nintendo has announced a new Direct livestream for August 8 to showcase more of what the upcoming fighting game has in store. The li...

By Patrick Kirk on 12 August 2018
Super Smash Bros Direct Reveals 103+ Stages

Super Smash Bros Direct Reveals 103+ Stages

Although the Super Smash Bros. tournament at EVO 2018 was a disaster due to it being plagued by angry crowds and unprofessional playe...

By Joshua Duckworth on 12 August 2018
Stardew Valley is Coming to the Switch with Multiplayer

Stardew Valley is Coming to the Switch with Multiplayer

It’s been confirmed that Stardew Valley will make its way to the Nintendo Switch. The announcement was made at the Nindies Showcase event that took place earlier today. Stardew Valley is set to be re...

By Brad Jones on 12 August 2018
Stardew Valley Dated for Nintendo Switch

Stardew Valley Dated for Nintendo Switch

Last February, Nintendo announced that the popular farm simulation game Stardew Valley would be making its way to the Nintendo Switch...

By Dalton Cooper on 12 August 2018
Fortnite: Ninja Hits 10 Million Followers on Twitch

Fortnite: Ninja Hits 10 Million Followers on Twitch

At this point, it’s safe to say that most, if not all Fortnite fanatics are well aware of the Twitch streamer Tyler “Ninja” Blevins,...

By Kyle Sledge on 10 August 2018
10 Best Nintendo Launch Games Ever

10 Best Nintendo Launch Games Ever

With the launch of the innovative Nintendo Switch console right around the corner, Game Rant takes a look back at the best launch gam...

By Dalton Cooper on 04 August 2018
Fortnite's New Weapon is OP

Fortnite's New Weapon is OP

Earlier this week, it was revealed Fortnite would be receiving a new weapon in the form of a Compact SMG, with Epic Games stating that it would excel at close quarters combat. Now that it is in the ga...

By Joshua Duckworth on 31 July 2018
Fortnite Petition Asks for Strange Battle Bus Feature

Fortnite Petition Asks for Strange Battle Bus Feature

Since the introduction of its battle royale mode, Fortnite has seen plenty of petitions drawn up about it. While some of the petition...

By Dalton Cooper on 31 July 2018
Doom Nintendo Switch Release Date Leaks

Doom Nintendo Switch Release Date Leaks

One of the surprise announcements from last week’s Nintendo Direct livestream was that DOOM would be coming to the Nintendo Switch. T...

By Jasmine Henry on 31 July 2018
Enter Game Rant's Nintendo Switch Holiday Giveaway

Enter Game Rant's Nintendo Switch Holiday Giveaway

Game Rant is back with another giveaway, and this contest is open to EVERYONE. For this contest we have an ultimate gamer giveaway that includes four Nintendo Switch games and an amiibo from The Legen...

By Dalton Cooper on 30 July 2018
Fortnite Season 5 Week 1 Challenges

Fortnite Season 5 Week 1 Challenges

Fortnite Season 5 has now officially begun, ushering in a brand new theme for the game and some major map changes as part of the worlds collide theme. But players aren’t just excited about the new the...

By Jasmine Henry on 13 July 2018
Drake Still Owes Ninja Money for Fortnite Bet

Drake Still Owes Ninja Money for Fortnite Bet

Back in March,  Twitch streamer Tyler “Ninja” Blevins played Fortnite Battle Royale with Drake, the world-renowned rapper. The Drake stream brought the streamer into the mainstream, with those outside...

By Jasmine Henry on 13 July 2018
Fortnite Wants to Make Playground Mode Permanent

Fortnite Wants to Make Playground Mode Permanent

When the Playground limited-time mode for Fortnite first launched, many players thoroughly enjoyed the addition to the battle royale...

By Joshua Duckworth on 12 July 2018
Red Dead Redemption 2: Chances of Switch Port 'Poor'

Red Dead Redemption 2: Chances of Switch Port 'Poor'

Wedbush Securities analyst Michael Pachter says that the chances of Rockstar Games’ Red Dead Redemption 2 coming to the Nintendo Switch are “exceedingly poor.” When Red Dead Redemption 2 had its relea...

By Jasmine Henry on 05 July 2018
Mario Tennis Aces Review

Mario Tennis Aces Review

Mario Tennis Aces is a well-made, fast-paced, and fun tennis game, but it has some disappointing game modes and may not be all that engaging for solo players.

By Dalton Cooper on 15 June 2018
DOOM, Wolfenstein 2 Switch Dev Says 'Major' Port Coming

DOOM, Wolfenstein 2 Switch Dev Says 'Major' Port Coming

During a recent interview, the Development Director of Panic Button Games confirms that a new, “major” port will be announced soon.

By Michael Cottuli on 10 June 2018
Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Review

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Review

In any other year in recent memory, Xenoblade Chronicles 2 would have been pegged months ago as the measuring stick of Nintendo’s holiday success. Years of struggling in the console market had made...

By Cody Gravelle on 19 April 2018
Is Super Smash Bros. On Switch a Port or a New Game?

Is Super Smash Bros. On Switch a Port or a New Game?

Although Nintendo fans had been hoping that last week’s Direct would confirm Super Smash Bros. for the Switch, the mic drop announcement trailer still felt like an exciting surprise. In addition to...

By Denny Connolly on 28 March 2018
Rumor: Pokemon for Switch to Be Franchise Reboot

Rumor: Pokemon for Switch to Be Franchise Reboot

With the forthcoming Pokemon game for Nintendo Switch having been given a wide release window in order to allow the developers at Game Freak enough space to put out a solid “core” entry in the popu...

By Kyle Sledge on 28 March 2018
Nintendo Market Share to Overtake Microsoft This Year

Nintendo Market Share to Overtake Microsoft This Year

After a full year of success stories, it should surprise no one to hear that Nintendo has hit it big with the Switch. What is surprising, though, are the hard numbers representing that success. Tha...

By Jacob Bukacek on 28 March 2018
New Nintendo Direct Announced for This Month

New Nintendo Direct Announced for This Month

With anticipation running at a high, the Big N has officially revealed plans for the next Nintendo Direct event. Fans won’t have to wait too long either, because the announced date for the next Nin...

By Rory Young on 28 March 2018
The Switch's Late Night Debut Reveals More About It

The Switch's Late Night Debut Reveals More About It

Gamers carefully analyze footage of Jimmy Fallon and Reggie Fils-Aime trying out the Nintendo Switch, and determine that the console is definitely worth the hype. The official reveal trailer for th...

By Sarah Fields on 22 February 2018
Nintendo: Wii U and Amiibo Sales Dropping

Nintendo: Wii U and Amiibo Sales Dropping

In Nintendo’s latest financial earnings report, the company reveals that the Wii U continues to struggle in sales, but 3DS is enjoying a sales bump thanks to Pokemon GO. It’s no secret that the Wii...

By Dalton Cooper on 22 February 2018
Rumor: Diablo 3 Coming to Nintendo Switch in 2019

Rumor: Diablo 3 Coming to Nintendo Switch in 2019

Fans of Blizzard’s highly successful dungeon-crawling RPG Diablo 3 may have a release to look forward to in 2019, if a purported leak is to be believed. Originally released in 2012, Diablo 3 received...

By Matt Morgans on 21 February 2018
Pokemon Gen 8 Starters for Nintendo Switch Leaked?

Pokemon Gen 8 Starters for Nintendo Switch Leaked?

About a week ago, the development team for the forthcoming Pokemon game for the Nintendo Switch posted a job listing for a localization expert to work through the end of the year to bring the title...

By Kyle Sledge on 21 February 2018
Dark Souls Trilogy Could Come to Nintendo Switch

Dark Souls Trilogy Could Come to Nintendo Switch

According to a new report, FromSoftware is considering bringing the Dark Souls trilogy of games to the Nintendo Switch and that a Dark Souls 3 port is already in development. Over the past few week...

By Jasmine Henry on 19 February 2018
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Wins Big at DICE Awards 2018

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Wins Big at DICE Awards 2018

With the 21st Annual DICE Awards taking place last night in Las Vegas, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild wins big with four awards including Game of the Year.

By Derek Nichols on 13 February 2018
Stardew Valley is 2017's Most Downloaded Game on Switch

Stardew Valley is 2017's Most Downloaded Game on Switch

Nintendo announces that the indie hit Stardew Valley is the most downloaded Switch title of 2017, beating out other hits like Minecraft, Sonic Mania, and more.

By Patrick Kirk on 12 January 2018
Why Nintendo Switch is Succeeding Where Wii U Failed

Why Nintendo Switch is Succeeding Where Wii U Failed

The Nintendo Switch is on track to surpass the Wii U’s lifetime sales in just one year. Here is why Nintendo’s new console is succeeding where the Wii U failed.

By Dalton Cooper on 10 December 2017
Doom Switch Release Date Confirmed in New Trailer

Doom Switch Release Date Confirmed in New Trailer

id Software confirms that FPS fans will only have to wait a few more weeks before they can get their hands on Doom for the Nintendo Switch, and start slaying demons on the go.

By Brad Jones on 10 October 2017
Doom Multiplayer on Switch is a Separate Download

Doom Multiplayer on Switch is a Separate Download

According to Bethesda, the newly announced Doom port coming to the Nintendo Switch will require players to download a separate update to play multiplayer.

By Dalton Cooper on 10 September 2017
Nintendo Switch: DOOM and Wolfenstein 2 En Route

Nintendo Switch: DOOM and Wolfenstein 2 En Route

Nintendo reveals that both DOOM and Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus will be arriving for its Switch console, exciting fans of the two blockbuster shooters.

By Riley Little on 10 September 2017