Nintendo To Face Another Class Action Lawsuit For Switch “Joy-Con Drift”

© Nintendo It’s now been nearly four years since the Nintendo Switch was released and it seems “Joy-Con drift” issues persist. In the latest development, Lambert Avocat Inc. – a law firm located in Quebec, Canada, has filed a Joy-Con drift class action suit application on 15th January 2021. It’s now waiting for a judge …

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Nintendo adds 4 player Captain Toad multiplayer to Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury

Nintendo UK has confirmed this afternoon via the Super Mario UK Twitter account that the Captain Toad mini levels in Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury will now include four-player co-op. The levels were a joy to play through in the original and they even spawned their own game in the form of Captain Toad: Treasure …

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Innersloth Provides Update On Among Us Airship Map And Switch Bug Fixes

No matter how you spin it, 2020 was an incredible year for Innersloth and you’d have been hard-pressed to escape its hit game Among Us. Despite releasing back in 2018, it slowly became one of 2020’s most successful games and, after a surprise drop following the last Indie Showcase in December, we can finally be …

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Two Point Hospital: JUMBO Edition coming to Nintendo Switch 5th March

Two Point Studios and SEGA have announced that Two Point Hospital: JUMBO Edition will finally be arriving on the Nintendo Switch system. Two Point Hospital: JUMBO Edition is set to arrive on 5th March for $39.99 and includes four downloadable content packs, two item packs, plus a new free update. Two Point Hospital: JUMBO Edition will include …

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Switch Ranked Greatest Handheld Of All Time By UK Newspaper The Guardian

Remember the N-Gage? We certainly do. The mobile phone-meets-handheld device was the property of all the rich nerds in schools across the world, but we could just never quite convince our parents that it was a great idea to let us merge our communication device with that darn Gaming Boy we spent all our time …

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Balan Wonderworld demo launches on Nintendo Switch 28th January

Square Enix has confirmed this afternoon that a playable demo for Sonic the Hedgehog creators new project Balan Wonderworld will be released on the Nintendo Switch eShop next Thursday. The Balan Wonderworld demo features Acts 1 and 2 of Chapter 1, Act 1 of Chapter 4, and Act 1 of Chapter 6. The full game …

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Breath of the Wild, Super Mario Odyssey and other top Switch games are now $40

By James Pickard, Tuesday, 19 January 2021 16:52 GMT Both Best Buy and Amazon US are running a sale on a number of physical and digital Nintendo Switch games, including major releases such as Super Mario Odyssey, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and more. First up, at Best Buy, many physical copies …

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Nintendo Switch Online Members Get Free Trial Of Dead Cells In Europe Next Week

There’s no denying Dead Cells’ success at this point. Having now sold over 3 million copies, we called Motion Twin’s action-platformer a “masterclass in excellent roguelike design” when it launched back in 2018, awarding it 9/10 stars. It’s seen significant post-launch support ever since and we’d absolutely recommend checking out this new free trial. Currently, …

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Japanese Apex Legends YouTube page: “on February 2nd, it will be possible to play on Switch”

Ever since Apex Legends was announced for the Nintendo Switch, there hasn’t been much information from EA. For a while now, the game has been slated to arrive on the Nintendo Switch sometime this year, following the announcement of a delay that had been made last October, but that’s about it. Well, that may be …

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Apex Legends Season 8 and Aussie explosives expert, Fuse, arrive in February

By Dom Peppiatt, Monday, 18 January 2021 19:20 GMT Respawn Entertainment has announced that Apex Legends Season 8 will go live on February 2, and it will introduce Fuse – the 16th Legend. In a press release paired with a brand new Stories from the Outlands video, Respawn describes Fuse as “the laid-back explosives expert” …

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Nuts, the adventure game about squirrel surveillance, comes to Switch and PC in February

Nuts, a game all about keeping your eyes on squirrels as they get up to no good, finally has a release date on PC and Switch. The game is set to launch on Apple Arcade first on January 22 before landing on PC and Switch on February 4. “Gear up your caravan, boot up your …

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Acclaimed Puzzle Platformer The Pedestrian Headed to PS4 and PS5 Later This Month

Skookum Arts has announced that its beautiful 2.5D side scrolling puzzle platformer, The Pedestrian, will release on the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 on Friday, January 29th. The game first released on PC a year ago to positive critic and user reviews. Players will step into the shoes of a 2D character navigating signs in a …

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HITMAN 3 (cloud version) arrives on Nintendo Switch 20th January

IO Interactive has announced that HITMAN 3 will be arriving on the Nintendo Switch system on 20th January. It won’t be a traditional edition as instead it will be a cloud streaming version, which makes sense given its graphical prowess. Pricing for the game hasn’t been announced as of yet, but it will most likely …

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Japan: Nintendo Switch accounted for 87% of consoles sold in 2020

If you follow the Japanese sales charts which are published each Thursday then you will be aware that the Nintendo Switch is by far the dominant console in Japan. Games Industry is reporting that Nintendo Switch devices accounted for 87% of all consoles sold last year in the land of the rising sun. The standard Nintendo …

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Monster Jam Steel Titans 2 Heading to PS4 in March, Gets Online Multiplayer

Last week, publisher THQ Nordic revealed they were doubling down on licensed games because they’ve had a lot of success with them in the past. The latest of those licensed games to be revealed is Monster Jam Steel Titans 2, which is heading to the PlayStation 4. Steel Titans 2 expands on the first title …

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Wear a Fursuit With Your Friends in Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury, Now Available for Pre-Order

Screenshot: Nintendo Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury | $60 | Amazon, Walmart, TargetSuper Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury and Tech Badge | $61 | Best BuySuper Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury and Two Posters | $60 | GameStop The Nintendo Switch drought is almost over. While 2020 brought us Animal Crossing: …

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87% of 2020 Japan console sales were Nintendo Switch

Animal Crossing: New Horizons was the best-selling game in the region, too.Nintendo Switch was by far the most popular console in Japan last year. That’s according to data from local games mag Famitsu – via GamesIndustry.biz – which reports that 87% of consoles sold in the country during 2020 were Switches. The regular version of …

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Rumour: Centro Pokemon says Pokemon Diamond & Pearl remakes coming to Nintendo Switch this year

It would seem as though this year’s Pokemon games for the Nintendo Switch are the 2006 Nintendo DS titles, Pokemon Diamond & Pokemon Pearl. The news comes from Centro Pokémon who are generally known to be reliable for leaks. Both Pokemon Diamond & Pokemon Pearl for the Nintendo Switch will be remakes presumably using the …

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Little Nightmares II demo available for Nintendo Switch

Bandai Namco has announced that a playable demo is available for suspense adventure game Little Nightmares II on the Nintendo Switch eShop. The demo invites you to explore the Wilderness before the full game launches on 11th February. The file-size for the full game is 5.0 GB if you are looking at a digital download on …

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Trails Of Cold Steel IV Coming To Nintendo Switch This April

The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IV has been available on PlayStation since last October, but now it’s coming to the Nintendo Switch! That’s right, you can take all of your favorite heroes on the go this April. NIS America revealed the new platform launch date today with a tweet and a trailer. …

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Nintendo Switch Mario Red & Blue Edition System announced and Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury trailer

Throughout 35 years of Super Mario Bros. history, Mario has used power-ups to transform countless times, from Fire Mario to Tanooki Mario to Bee Mario and beyond. But the moment has finally arrived for Mario to assume a fearsome new feline form. He’ll need all the help he can get, since Bowser has become gargantuan and lost …

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UK charts: 15 Nintendo Switch exclusives in the Top 40 this week

The latest UK video game charts are now in and the first week in January has been great for Nintendo and their popular Nintendo Switch system. Games Industry reports that Nintendo Switch game sales are up over 123% compared with the same week in 2020. There were fifteen Nintendo Switch exclusives in the top forty this …

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Hotshot Racing Looks Like It’s Getting A Physical Release On Nintendo Switch

Start your engines! by Liam Doolan 8 mins ago Amazon It seems retailers have once again confirmed a physical release ahead of the official announcement. This time it’s for the Curve Digital and Lucky Mountain Games’ title, Hotshot Racing. This physical release was first spotted in November last year. According to listings on Amazon and …

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Monster Hunter Rise for Nintendo Switch gets action-packed new commercial

The next Monster Hunter title Monster Hunter Rise is coming to Nintendo Switch on Friday, 26th March. Today, Capcom released a Japanese TV advert to whet peoples appetite ahead of the action-packed game’s launch. It is only a short 30 second commercial but it packs a punch and looks like the game is going o …

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Switch eShop Game Prices Can No Longer Be Below $1.99, Says Death Squared Dev

Nintendo is supposedly putting a stop to small-time developers gaming the Switch eShop charts with dirt-cheap deals by placing a limit on pricing. This information comes from SMG Studios via Reddit. In a brief reply message, it’s highlighted how a 99 cents sale on the game Death Squared would be its “lowest price” ever on …

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Feature: Dicey Dungeons’ Terry Cavanagh And Chipzel On Inspirations, Characters, And The Crystal Maze

© Distractionware Roguelite deckbuilder Dicey Dungeons surprise-launched on Switch in the middle of December and has been keeping us busy over the holidays with its addictive blend of eye-catching art, cheeky humour, brilliant soundtrack and — of course — dice-based dungeon crawling. We recently caught up with designer Terry Cavanagh and composer Chipzel via email …

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The Switch Has Now Sold More Units Than The 3DS

As of December 26th 2020, according to sales-tracking website VGChartz, the Nintendo Switch has finally outsold the 3DS, hitting an estimated 76,285,948 units sold. The 3DS, released in 2011, has so far sold 75,906,986 units. The “List of best-selling game consoles” page of Wikipedia hasn’t been updated at the time of writing, but the Switch’s …

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