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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Soapbox: The NYT Thinks We’re Gaming Too Much, But It’s One Of The Only Things Keeping Me Sane

It’s that time of year again: a large publication has had decided that kids play too many games, and this time it’s a COVID-flavoured special, courtesy of the New York Times, designed to make parents feel guilty for letting their energy-filled children play video games after being cooped up all day doing online school. I …

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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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Japan: Nintendo creates Twitter account to deliver corporate and Investor Relations news

Nintendo Co., Ltd. has announced today that they have created a brand new Twitter account thats sole purpose is to disclose corporate and Investor Relations news. The company will also share financial announcements and other corporate-focused information using the account. You can follow the new account here, The next Nintendo financial earnings release is due …

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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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Clubhouse Games Outsold Ring Fit Adventure, Hyrule Warriors: Age Of Calamity And Paper Mario: The Origami King In France

© Nintendo We already know that Animal Crossing: New Horizons is France’s best-selling game of 2020, but how about some more stats from that country? According to Le Figaro, who spoke to Nintendo France managing director Philippe Lavoué, there were several Switch games which performed particularly well in the region, including the usual suspects like …

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Team Super Mushroom have won the Super Mario 35th anniversary Splatoon 2 Splatfest

A few days ago, you may recall that Splatoon 2‘s Splatfest that celebrated the Super Mario franchise’s 35th anniversary had officially begun. The Splatfest was between Team Super Mushroom and Team Super Star. Well, the Splatfest has just come to an end, so that means that the results are now in. It was close. Team …

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Soapbox: I Wasn’t Going To Play Monster Hunter Rise, But The Game Art Is Too Cute

You know those friends that you communicate with entirely through gifs and TikTok links? Well, last week, my best friend sent me this: Spiribirds have different effects based on their colors. Green ones raise your total health, yellow for stamina bar, red increases attack, and orange increases defense! Special rainbow-colored Spiribirds also exist! pic.twitter.com/COtlrCptMn — …

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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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Nintendo Shares New Info About Bowser’s Fury Mode In Super Mario 3D World

Earlier this week, Nintendo gave fans a two-minute look at the new Bowser’s Fury add-on in the Switch version of Super Mario 3D World. Since then, we’ve all been wondering why Bowser is so mad. Nintendo’s UK website has now revealed how he’s actually been tainted by a “mysterious black goop” which requires Mario and …

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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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Talking Point: What Are You Playing This Weekend? (January 16th)

Another week has whizzed on by, giving us lots of exciting news on Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury and New Pokémon Snap, as well as the announcement of a brand new Switch console edition and a Pokémon x Katy Perry collab of all things. Thankfully, though, it’s now time to sit back, relax, …

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Video: Nintendo Minute hold an Animal Crossing: New Horizons winter fashion show

The holiday break is done, so Nintendo Minute episodes have returned for another year. It has been a month since Kit and Krysta last did an episode, when they decided to do an Animal Crossing: New Horizons winter vlog. Well, they’re back to Animal Crossing: New Horizons yet again for this week. Kit and Krysta …

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Splatoon 2 Keyrings Went Up On My Nintendo Today, And Immediately Sold Out

As part of the upcoming Splatfest, which pitches Super Mushrooms against Super Stars, My Nintendo introduced a brand new reward for only 100 Platinum Points: a set of keyrings, made of laser-cut and engraved acrylic, featuring the two powerups. Now you never have to choose again! Unfortunately, the keyrings – which were highly anticipated, if …

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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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Former USPS Supervisor Sentenced for Stealing Consoles, Apple Devices, and More

A former United States Postal Service supervisor has been sentenced to three years of probation and slapped with a $20,000 fine for stealing items including PlayStation 4s, Nintendo consoles, and Apple devices among other items. 34-year old Zoheb A. Deura of Connecticut has been ordered to spend the first nine months of his three-year probation in …

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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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