News items tagged with switch

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

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

report this adAfter losing its way with the Wii U, Nintendo has once again caught lightning in a bottle with its latest innovation in the Nintendo Switch. The console’...

By Derek Nichols on 22 October 2018
Doom Switch Release Date Confirmed in New Trailer

Doom Switch Release Date Confirmed in New Trailer

report this adLast month’s Nintendo Direct broadcast brought some good news for gamers looking forward to a top-tier FPS to play on their Switch, as it was confirmed t...

By Brad Jones on 20 October 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 g...

By Dalton Cooper on 20 October 2018
DOOM, Wolfenstein 2 Switch Dev Says 'Major' Port Coming

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

The company behind the Nintendo Switch ports of DOOM and Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus are currently working on a new “major” port, according to an interview with Variety. As Panic Button Games, th...

By Michael Cottuli on 19 October 2018
Overwatch On Switch Is 'Feasible' According To Blizzard

Overwatch On Switch Is 'Feasible' According To Blizzard

Blizzard’s senior producer Pete Stilwell says that it is technologically possible for Overwatch to be ported over to the Nintendo Swi...

By Richard Apodaca on 14 September 2018
Fortnite: Every Season 5 Hidden Battle Star Location

Fortnite: Every Season 5 Hidden Battle Star Location

One reason why Fortnite has become so successful is due to the popularity of its Battle Pass. The Battle Pass gives players a series...

By Dalton Cooper on 03 September 2018
Mario Tennis Aces Review

Mario Tennis Aces Review

Mario has a long history with sports games, but few of his sports outings have been as acclaimed as Mario Tennis. The Nintendo 64 ver...

By Dalton Cooper on 03 September 2018
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 02 September 2018
Snake Pass Getting Physical Release On Nintendo Switch

Snake Pass Getting Physical Release On Nintendo Switch

Snake Pass is getting a physical release in the near future for the Nintendo Switch. This announcement comes from developer Sumo Digi...

By Richard Apodaca on 25 August 2018
Rumor: Nintendo Making 4K Switch Console

Rumor: Nintendo Making 4K Switch Console

Mid-gen console upgrades were popularized this generation with the PlayStation 4 Pro and the Xbox One X, which both offer additional horsepower and improved visuals. Now a new rumor making the rounds...

By Dalton Cooper on 24 August 2018
Splatoon 2's Next Splatfest Pits Forks Against Spoons

Splatoon 2's Next Splatfest Pits Forks Against Spoons

The latest Splatfest was revealed late Friday evening with one of the more obscure themes we’ve seen in Splatoon 2. The next Splatfes...

By Richard Apodaca on 24 August 2018
Microsoft to 'Restrict' Momo Mod in Minecraft

Microsoft to 'Restrict' Momo Mod in Minecraft

Over the years, there have been various Internet “challenges” that have resulted in serious injury and sometimes even death. The latest “challenge” is called the Momo Suicide Game, and it’s “played” t...

By Dalton Cooper on 24 August 2018
A New Fortnite Rift Has Appeared in Tomato Town

A New Fortnite Rift Has Appeared in Tomato Town

Despite the minor bugs related with the rifts lately, the feature remains a popular addition to Fortnite, as it brought in season 5 with a unique marketing strategy, with the Durr Burger being “telepo...

By Joshua Duckworth on 24 August 2018
Fortnite: Where to Find the Week 6 Hidden Battle Star

Fortnite: Where to Find the Week 6 Hidden Battle Star

Week 6 of Fortnite‘s Season 5 is well underway, and people are now managing to complete all of its challenges. Like past weeks, completing all of the Week 6 challenges will not only help players make...

By Dalton Cooper on 24 August 2018
Fortnite Rifts Are Back

Fortnite Rifts Are Back

Yesterday, Epic Games disabled the rifts in Fortnite after discovering a bug. Disabling the rifts in the game made it impossible for some players to complete their challenges, so luckily Epic has wast...

By Dalton Cooper on 24 August 2018
DOOM Eternal Will Have Story DLC

DOOM Eternal Will Have Story DLC

DOOM Eternal game director, Marty Stratton, reveals at QuakeCon 2018 that the developers will focus on delivering more single-player campaign DLC for the new game.

By Janine Engelbrecht on 19 August 2018
DOOM Eternal Shows Off New Gameplay

DOOM Eternal Shows Off New Gameplay

Bethesda has finally shown off some demon-squashing new gameplay of their upcoming sequel to the 2016 DOOM reboot, DOOM Eternal, which appears to be even faster than the original.

By Cameron Corliss on 19 August 2018
Doom Eternal PvP Multiplayer Mode to Replace SnapMap

Doom Eternal PvP Multiplayer Mode to Replace SnapMap

More details surface regarding upcoming title Doom Eternal, some of which that state the game will be replacing the SnapMap feature with new multiplayer modes.

By A.J. Plautz on 19 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 17 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 14 August 2018
Could This Be The Next Zelda on the Switch?

Could This Be The Next Zelda on the Switch?

With rumblings that a Nintendo Direct will take place on January 11, rumors have been swirling about Nintendo and its upcoming games....

By Dalton Cooper on 14 August 2018
Biggest Disappointments of E3 2017

Biggest Disappointments of E3 2017

E3 2017 has come and gone, and gamers are suitably excited about the upcoming calendar year. Nintendo unveiled the release date of Super Mario Odyssey, a game that could rival Breath of the Wild in te...

By Cody Gravelle on 10 August 2018
Fortnite Android Release May Feature Device Exclusivity

Fortnite Android Release May Feature Device Exclusivity

The wildly-popular Fortnite has released on the majority of modern handheld and console gaming systems, including mobile devices, with the exception of Android. Now news is brewing that Fortnite may f...

By Sarah Fields on 09 August 2018
Fortnite Player Recreates World 1-1 from Super Mario

Fortnite Player Recreates World 1-1 from Super Mario

People do a lot of things in Fortnite that don’t pertain to the battle royale theme of the game itself: they shoot hoops and build castles, though mostly they generate over $1,000,000,000 of income fo...

By John Jacques on 08 August 2018
Fortnite: Solve the Flush Factory Treasure Map

Fortnite: Solve the Flush Factory Treasure Map

Season 5 of Fortnite continues with a set of new challenges for players to complete and progress their new Battle Pass. Last week, Epic Games celebrated the game’s 1st birthday with a few themed chall...

By Anthony Taormina on 08 August 2018
Fortnite Bug Creates Invisible Walls

Fortnite Bug Creates Invisible Walls

Invisible walls are a bane to gamers everywhere, but now a Fortnite player has figured how to build one within the battle royale game...

By Joshua Duckworth on 08 August 2018
FIFA 19 Adding a Survival Mode

FIFA 19 Adding a Survival Mode

About a couple of months ago, Electronic Arts featured the first look at FIFA 19 with a trailer during its EA Play conference ahead of E3 2018, with the video game publisher and developer having then...

By Kyle Sledge on 07 August 2018
Fortnite Player Uses Guided Missile to Outplay Opponent

Fortnite Player Uses Guided Missile to Outplay Opponent

The guided missile has only been back in Fortnite for a few days and already players are finding clever ways to take advantage of the...

By Anthony Taormina on 07 August 2018
NES Classic Was the Best-Selling Console of June 2018

NES Classic Was the Best-Selling Console of June 2018

Nintendo dominated console sales in June, but it wasn’t the buzzed-about Switch that overtook the PS4’s reign, it was the NES Classic...

By Jordan Gerblick on 07 August 2018
Doom Multiplayer on Switch is a Separate Download

Doom Multiplayer on Switch is a Separate Download

Yesterday during a surprisingly robust Nintendo Direct, a port of the 2016 FPS hit Doom was announced for the Nintendo Switch. Nintendo Switch owners are likely happy that more third-party games are m...

By Dalton Cooper on 02 August 2018
Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate Gets Zelda Mashup

Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate Gets Zelda Mashup

As many fans of Capcom’s action-RPG franchise will likely attest, crossover events like the handful that have occurred in the series’...

By Kyle Sledge on 25 July 2018
Smash Bros Ultimate to Add Castlevania’s Simon Belmont?

Smash Bros Ultimate to Add Castlevania’s Simon Belmont?

Without a doubt, Nintendo’s decision to focus on Super Smash Bros. Ultimate during its E3 2018 presser led to many agreeing that the...

By Kyle Sledge on 11 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 Swit...

By Jasmine Henry on 11 July 2018
Nintendo Pre-E3 2018 News and Rumor Roundup

Nintendo Pre-E3 2018 News and Rumor Roundup

The excitement surrounding the Nintendo Switch continues to be outrageous, but it’s nothing in comparison to the hype building for Ni...

By Rory Young on 10 July 2018
Super Smash Bros.: 5 Crossover Characters We Want

Super Smash Bros.: 5 Crossover Characters We Want

Nintendo ended its latest Nintendo Direct in epic fashion by finally confirming Super Smash Bros. for the Nintendo Switch. The highly anticipated game, due out for release later this year, has been me...

By Dalton Cooper on 02 July 2018
Naruto: Ultimate Ninja Storm to Release on Switch

Naruto: Ultimate Ninja Storm to Release on Switch

It seems likely that anime lovers and gamers believe that Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 is one of the best anime games on...

By Joshua Duckworth on 02 July 2018
Kirby Star Allies Review

Kirby Star Allies Review

The Kirby games have never quite reached the heights of some of Nintendo’s other titles, but even so, there were big hopes for Kirby Star Allies. As the first big Nintendo Switch exclusive of 2018,...

By Dalton Cooper on 24 June 2018
Nintendo Switch: DOOM and Wolfenstein 2 En Route

Nintendo Switch: DOOM and Wolfenstein 2 En Route

Nintendo’s latest Direct presentation brought with it a number of nice surprises and updates on some of the most anticipated titles arriving for the console in the near future. While a large portio...

By Riley Little on 23 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 26 April 2018
5 Most Exciting Nintendo Switch Exclusives of 2018

5 Most Exciting Nintendo Switch Exclusives of 2018

Following the general sales failure that was the Wii U, few could see the success of the Nintendo Switch coming. However, Nintendo proved all the doubters wrong with an impressive year of criticall...

By Dalton Cooper on 20 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 15 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 15 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 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 19 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 19 November 2017
Doom Nintendo Switch Release Date Leaks

Doom Nintendo Switch Release Date Leaks

The DOOM Nintendo Switch release date appears to leak via a retail listing, suggesting that fans will be able to play the game on the console by Christmas.

By Jasmine Henry on 19 October 2017
Stardew Valley Dated for Nintendo Switch

Stardew Valley Dated for Nintendo Switch

Stardew Valley’s creator announces that the hit farming simulator game will come to the Nintendo Switch on October 5th, but without multiplayer functionality.

By Dalton Cooper on 19 October 2017