News items tagged with switch

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 January 2018
Super Mario Odyssey Review

Super Mario Odyssey Review

The realization that I was hooked first hit me after collecting my 40th Power Moon in a single world. Apparently I’d spent 15 hours playing the game on my Switch by that point, but time flew as I e...

By Riley Little on 19 January 2018
Mario Odyssey Speed Runs Have Created Weird Record

Mario Odyssey Speed Runs Have Created Weird Record

Super Mario Odyssey speedruns have taken a turn for the sensual. No longer is it about getting to the end or collecting all the moons as quickly as possible; it’s about getting to see Mario’s nippl...

By Olivia Falk on 19 January 2018
Sonic Forces Trailer Details New Villain Infinite

Sonic Forces Trailer Details New Villain Infinite

At E3 2017, Sega gave fans a brief glimpse at a brand new villain set to make his debut in the upcoming Sonic Forces. Now the mysterious hedgehog-like entity seen at the end of the E3 2017 trailer...

By Dalton Cooper on 19 January 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 ar...

By Dalton Cooper on 17 January 2018
Weird Super Mario Odyssey Glitch Lets Players Cheat

Weird Super Mario Odyssey Glitch Lets Players Cheat

One of the more addicting little mini-games in Super Mario Odyssey takes place in New Donk City and sees everyone’s favorite ex-plumber attempting to beat the jump rope high scores of other players...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 17 January 2018
Super Mario Odyssey: How to Get Coins Fast

Super Mario Odyssey: How to Get Coins Fast

Super Mario Odyssey has released to unprecedented critical acclaim, becoming the highest-rated video game to date in the process. One reason why many reviewers have heaped praise on Mario’s latest...

By Dalton Cooper on 17 January 2018
What Each Super Mario Odyssey Amiibo Unlocks In-Game

What Each Super Mario Odyssey Amiibo Unlocks In-Game

As with the majority of Nintendo games these days, Super Mario Odyssey allows players to use Amiibo in-game to acquire a little bonus content. Just like in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild,...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 17 January 2018
Sonic Mania Delayed Until Summer

Sonic Mania Delayed Until Summer

SXSW is in full swing in Austin, Texas, and yesterday Sega was on hand to share details of what Sonic the Hedgehog is getting up to in 2017. The big news is that Sonic Mania will miss its previousl...

By Brad Jones on 17 January 2018
Sonic Mania Has Sonic CD Style Bonus Stages

Sonic Mania Has Sonic CD Style Bonus Stages

SEGA announced at San Diego Comic-Con this weekend that Sonic Mania will include bonus stages reminiscent of those found in Sonic CD. Additionally, SEGA released a screenshot of the bonus stage, alon...

By Curt Hutson on 17 January 2018
Check Out Sonic Mania's Intro Running on Genesis

Check Out Sonic Mania's Intro Running on Genesis

As it stands, Sonic Mania has managed to reinvigorate the gaming world’s love affair with Sonic the Hedgehog. The game has been a huge success at launch, gaining the best reviews for a Sonic game i...

By Rob Gordon on 17 January 2018
Sonic Mania Trailer Takes Knuckles Back To Flying Battery Zone

Sonic Mania Trailer Takes Knuckles Back To Flying Battery Zone

Whether gamers asked for it or not, soon there will be a 2D side-scrolling throwback to the original era of Sonic and his pals. The upcoming Sonic Mania game is one of two Sonic titles in developme...

By Denny Connolly on 16 January 2018
Nintendo Files Trademark for 1080

Nintendo Files Trademark for 1080

Today, a gaming enthusiast named Pixelpar uncovered something that had been kept in the shadows prior to his now-widespread tweet: Nintendo has filed a trademark registration for 1080, a much-belov...

By John Jacques on 16 January 2018
Xbox One Outsold PS4 in December 2017

Xbox One Outsold PS4 in December 2017

While exact NPD numbers aren’t available quite yet, we now know that the Xbox One outsold the PlayStation 4 in December 2017. This is according to Head of Xbox Games Marketing Aaron Greenberg, who...

By Dalton Cooper on 16 January 2018
Rumor Patrol: Red Dead Redemption Remaster on Switch

Rumor Patrol: Red Dead Redemption Remaster on Switch

Following the rumors that Nintendo is going to host a Nintendo Direct event on January 11, there have been additional rumors about what may be announced. Fans continue to speculate about major Nint...

By Jasmine Henry on 15 January 2018
Bayonetta 3 and Metroid Prime 4 Releasing in 2018?

Bayonetta 3 and Metroid Prime 4 Releasing in 2018?

Two of the biggest Nintendo Switch announcements out of 2017 were that Bayonetta 3 is in development as a Switch exclusive and that Metroid Prime 4 is in the works, too. But while fans weren’t expe...

By Jasmine Henry on 15 January 2018
Nintendo Switch the Fastest-Selling Console Ever in USA

Nintendo Switch the Fastest-Selling Console Ever in USA

The Nintendo Switch has already found record-breaking success in Japan, where it beat the PS2’s first-year sales. The console has found similar success around the world, as Nintendo has confirmed t...

By Jasmine Henry on 14 January 2018
Sonic Mania is the Highest-Rated Sonic Game in 15 Years

Sonic Mania is the Highest-Rated Sonic Game in 15 Years

From the moment that Sonic Mania was first announced, fans of the Sonic the Hedgehog series were excited to see a return to the 2D platforming of old. As it turns out, the reception to Sonic Mania...

By Rob Gordon on 10 January 2018
Sonic Mania Release Date Confirmed with New Trailer

Sonic Mania Release Date Confirmed with New Trailer

Although it was originally scheduled to come out in the spring of this year and then became delayed until summer 2017, Sega has now finally confirmed the exact release date for its forthcoming 2D r...

By Kyle Sledge on 10 January 2018
Hello Neighbor Coming to Nintendo Switch and PS4?

Hello Neighbor Coming to Nintendo Switch and PS4?

Hello Neighbor, the horror title recently released by developer Dynamic Pixels, is currently available solely on PC and Xbox One. However, a PEGI listing seems to indicate that Hello Neighbor may b...

By Matt Morgans on 08 January 2018
Lost Nintendo Switch Tracked Down Thanks to Reddit

Lost Nintendo Switch Tracked Down Thanks to Reddit

While 2017 may have been a dreary year for many, it’s undeniable that there’s some good in this world, and one lucky gamer would likely attest just that after recovering their Nintendo Switch thank...

By Kyle Sledge on 08 January 2018
Mario + Rabbids Story DLC Release Date Leaks?

Mario + Rabbids Story DLC Release Date Leaks?

Several months ago, it was revealed that Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle became the best-selling third-party game for the Switch, with loads of Nintendo acolytes flocking to the title to experience...

By Kyle Sledge on 08 January 2018
Nintendo Switch Virtual Console May Be Delayed

Nintendo Switch Virtual Console May Be Delayed

After falling well short of expectations with the Wii U, 2017 has been a year of redemption for Nintendo. The Nintendo Switch rocketed out of the gates back in March and never looked back, surpassi...

By Derek Nichols on 08 January 2018
Why Zelda: BotW Gifts Players Poop for 900 Korok Seeds

Why Zelda: BotW Gifts Players Poop for 900 Korok Seeds

There’s no doubt that collecting all 900 Korok seeds in Nintendo’s open world adventure The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is one of the most daunting challenges to be implemented in a game in...

By Kyle Sledge on 08 January 2018
BotW Developers Discuss Freedom, Speeds Runs

BotW Developers Discuss Freedom, Speeds Runs

In a recent interview, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild producer Eiji Aonuma and game director Hidemaro Fujibayashi discussed a major feature of the game: the open world component and how it...

By Joshua Duckworth on 08 January 2018
Pokemon Nintendo Switch Titles Revealed?

Pokemon Nintendo Switch Titles Revealed?

[Update: These trademarks and logos have been faked as part of an Internet hoax. Original story follows.] Rumors have been swirling these past few days that Nintendo is set to host a Nintendo Direct...

By Dalton Cooper on 08 January 2018
Rumor: Pokemon on Switch Details, Release Window Leaked

Rumor: Pokemon on Switch Details, Release Window Leaked

Speculation for the Nintendo Switch Pokemon game has been rampant since it was originally announced. Now, thanks to PokeSirena, gossip concerning some of the features for the next Pokemon game has...

By Joshua Duckworth on 07 January 2018
The Next Legend of Zelda Game is in Development

The Next Legend of Zelda Game is in Development

2017 was a big year for The Legend of Zelda, with Breath of the Wild winning Game of the Year at The Game Awards and earning near-universal acclaim from various publications. Now that Breath of the...

By Dalton Cooper on 01 January 2018
Why You Can't Pet the Dogs in Breath of the Wild

Why You Can't Pet the Dogs in Breath of the Wild

Although The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has received an incredible amount of praise since its launch alongside the Nintendo Switch earlier this year, one thing that gamers have always want...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 25 December 2017
Zelda: BotW Director Has 'Lots of Ideas' For Content

Zelda: BotW Director Has 'Lots of Ideas' For Content

Without a doubt, the release of The Champions’ Ballad has been a huge hit with most, if not all of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild‘s myriad fans, particularly due to Nintendo’s decision to...

By Kyle Sledge on 24 December 2017
Rumor Patrol: Bandai Namco Developing Metroid Prime 4?

Rumor Patrol: Bandai Namco Developing Metroid Prime 4?

Nintendo went all-out at E3 2017, showing off some of the Nintendo Switch’s biggest releases of the year while also teasing fans with games on the distant horizon. One such game was Metroid Prime 4...

By Dalton Cooper on 24 December 2017
Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Adds Xenosaga Character to Game

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Adds Xenosaga Character to Game

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 might be a stand-alone title in the way it approaches its story, but developer Monolith Soft has also made sure to acknowledge the game’s roots wherever possible. Xenoblade C...

By Cody Gravelle on 24 December 2017
Enter Game Rant's Nintendo Switch Holiday Giveaway

Enter Game Rant's Nintendo Switch Holiday Giveaway

Game Rant is giving away a Nintendo Switch holiday package, which consists of four Switch games and one amiibo from The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild series.

By Dalton Cooper on 20 December 2017
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 December 2017
Super Mario Odyssey Can Be Beat Without 'Jumping'

Super Mario Odyssey Can Be Beat Without 'Jumping'

Thanks to a discovery by the YouTuber Gamechamp3000, it is technically possible to beat Super Mario Odyssey on the Nintendo Switch without jumping in the game.

By Kyle Sledge on 19 December 2017
Breath of the Wild Almost Had Spider-Man Travel System

Breath of the Wild Almost Had Spider-Man Travel System

Although Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild launched without the fan-favorite hookshot, it almost had two, according to an interview with director Hidemaro Fujibayashi. Furthermore, the dual hooks...

By Joshua Duckworth on 18 December 2017
Bayonetta 3 Announced with Trailer, Switch Exclusive

Bayonetta 3 Announced with Trailer, Switch Exclusive

It wasn’t too long ago that Bayonetta 3 discussions were happening at Platinum Games, which caused fans of the action title to prepare for an official announcement for a third entry in the series....

By Kyle Sledge on 17 December 2017
Best Black Friday Video Game Deals

Best Black Friday Video Game Deals

Black Friday 2017 is within touching distance now as shoppers will soon get their chance to save hundreds of dollars on gaming goods. There are Black Friday deals for almost everything, from brand...

By Jasmine Henry on 16 December 2017
How Co-Op Works in Super Mario Odyssey

How Co-Op Works in Super Mario Odyssey

Another Nintendo Minute released this week that focuses on co-op play in Super Mario Odyssey. In the video, Kit and Krysta explore the Wooded Kingdom while demonstrating how two people can play tog...

By Curt Hutson on 15 December 2017
Ubisoft Reveals Deals on Nintendo Switch Games

Ubisoft Reveals Deals on Nintendo Switch Games

Since its the first year the console has been available, there haven’t been many Nintendo Switch deals for the holiday shopping season. However, Ubisoft has stepped forward to give fans discounts o...

By Dalton Cooper on 10 December 2017
Resident Evil Amiibo Were in the Works at One Point

Resident Evil Amiibo Were in the Works at One Point

The Resident Evil franchise recently made its Nintendo Switch debut with the release of Resident Evil: Revelations and Revelations 2 on November 28th. While the Nintendo Switch versions of Resident...

By Dalton Cooper on 10 December 2017
Fire Emblem Warriors Review

Fire Emblem Warriors Review

As one of the more divisive layouts in gaming today, Dynasty Warriors has never quite resonated with players outside of its niche audience. Still, there’s something inherently appealing about the l...

By Riley Little on 09 December 2017
Super Mario Odyssey Receives First Perfect Score Review

Super Mario Odyssey Receives First Perfect Score Review

As if it needed to be said, the video game publisher and developer Nintendo’s forthcoming platform title Super Mario Odyssey for the Switch is easily one of the most highly anticipated games of hol...

By Kyle Sledge on 06 December 2017
Nintendo Switch and 3DS Holiday Cyber Sale Starts

Nintendo Switch and 3DS Holiday Cyber Sale Starts

Black Friday is arriving early for the Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS platforms. Today Nintendo launched a holiday “Cyber Deals” promotion that will last through December 11th, offering discounts...

By Rory Young on 30 November 2017
Splatoon 2 Free Huge Holiday Updates

Splatoon 2 Free Huge Holiday Updates

Nintendo is preparing for a very Splatoon 2 holiday season, announcing several forthcoming updates for the Nintendo Switch multiplayer shooter. Small updates have continued to roll out for Splatoon...

By Rory Young on 30 November 2017
SNES Classic On Sale at Toys R Us Next Week

SNES Classic On Sale at Toys R Us Next Week

Beleaguered retailer Toys R Us is set to get an influx of SNES Classic Editions and Nintendo Switch consoles in time for Cyber Monday week. The company made an announcement on its official blog sta...

By Anthony Taormina on 30 November 2017
Switch is 'Great Platform' for ARK: Survival Evolved

Switch is 'Great Platform' for ARK: Survival Evolved

With the Nintendo Switch finally beginning to contain enough powerhouse titles to make the console worth buying for even the more hardcore of gamers, many developers are looking at porting existing...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 26 November 2017
How to Unlock Legend of Zelda Gear in Skyrim for Switch

How to Unlock Legend of Zelda Gear in Skyrim for Switch

This week The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim finally made the jump to its 1,000th platform, the Nintendo Switch. We kid, but the 2011 RPG has become a meme unto itself with how many different ports have b...

By Anthony Taormina on 26 November 2017
Mario Dances In Super Mario Odyssey Musical Trailer

Mario Dances In Super Mario Odyssey Musical Trailer

We’ve seen Mario do a lot of things over the years, but dancing is a new one. The latest Super Mario Odyssey trailer is musical feast for the eyes and ears that show Mario and Cappy cutting a rug t...

By Curt Hutson on 22 November 2017
Skyrim Nintendo Switch Review Roundup: A Quality Port

Skyrim Nintendo Switch Review Roundup: A Quality Port

After much anticipation, the Nintendo Switch version of The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim will be released later this week. Bethesda has managed to squeeze its fantasy RPG epic onto the new Nintendo cons...

By Jasmine Henry on 20 November 2017
Super Mario Odyssey: 5 Craziest Captures in the Game

Super Mario Odyssey: 5 Craziest Captures in the Game

Super Mario Odyssey lets Mario capture creatures using his supernatural hat companion Cappy to earn new abilities. Here are the five craziest captures in the game.

By Dalton Cooper on 19 November 2017
Super Mario Odyssey Multiplayer Lets Cappy Kill Mario

Super Mario Odyssey Multiplayer Lets Cappy Kill Mario

A new glitch in Super Mario Odyssey’s multiplayer mode allows the player controlling Cappy to kill his former ally, removing Mario from the game entirely.

By Maxwell Jeffery on 19 November 2017
Super Mario Odyssey Gets the Honest Trailer Treatment

Super Mario Odyssey Gets the Honest Trailer Treatment

Nintendo’s critically-acclaimed Nintendo Switch exclusive platformer Super Mario Odyssey gets the Honest Game Trailer treatment, courtesy of Smosh Games.

By Dalton Cooper on 19 November 2017
Super Mario Cereal with Amiibo Support Announced

Super Mario Cereal with Amiibo Support Announced

Nintendo is partnering with Kelloggs to create an official Super Mario Cereal featuring an Amiibo box that works with Super Mario Odyssey on Nintendo Switch.

By Rory Young on 19 November 2017
Harry Potter Games Could Explore Life After Hogwarts

Harry Potter Games Could Explore Life After Hogwarts

Yesterday, news broke that Pokemon GO developer Niantic was developing Harry Potter: Wizard’s Unite, an augmented reality game set to release in 2018. While that news is plenty exciting, Harry Pott...

By Dalton Cooper on 19 November 2017
Sonic Forces Adds 'Sanic' DLC Item

Sonic Forces Adds 'Sanic' DLC Item

Sonic Forces now includes a new free DLC item in the form of a ‘Sanic the Hedgehog’ t-shirt, alluding to the popular Internet meme that first appeared in 2010.

By Joshua Duckworth on 18 November 2017
Nintendo is Ramping Up Switch Production

Nintendo is Ramping Up Switch Production

The Nintendo Switch has certainly been having a prolific inaugural year with hit titles like The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild and Mario Odyssey taking full advantage of the portable system....

By John Jacques on 18 November 2017
Nintendo Direct Broadcast Set for September 13

Nintendo Direct Broadcast Set for September 13

Now that summer is drawing to a close, we’re getting into the busiest period of the year when it comes to new video game releases. Nintendo has pledged to update fans on what’s next for the Switch...

By Brad Jones on 18 November 2017
Super Mario Odyssey Gameplay Shows Seaside Kingdom

Super Mario Odyssey Gameplay Shows Seaside Kingdom

Since E3 a few months ago, Nintendo has devoted most of its time and marketing around one of the biggest first party Switch titles in 2017, Super Mario Odyssey. The ambitious title appears to be th...

By Derek Nichols on 18 November 2017
Is Metroid Prime 4 Gameplay Reveal Set for Early 2018?

Is Metroid Prime 4 Gameplay Reveal Set for Early 2018?

After Nintendo announced that Metroid Prime 4 is finally in development back at E3 2017, fans have eagerly been awaiting any news regarding the upcoming game. Now, new rumors have sparked online di...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 17 November 2017
Walmart Black Friday 2017 Ad Has Insane Console Deals

Walmart Black Friday 2017 Ad Has Insane Console Deals

Black Friday 2017 (November 24) is now less than two weeks away and deals for the massive shopping event are being revealed ahead of time. After retailers like Target revealed its video game discou...

By Jasmine Henry on 17 November 2017
6 Things Pokemon on Nintendo Switch Needs to Have

6 Things Pokemon on Nintendo Switch Needs to Have

When Nintendo officially confirmed that a Pokemon RPG for the Switch was in development, fans of the series were delighted. But sadly, neither Nintendo nor developer Game Freak have revealed many o...

By Jasmine Henry on 12 November 2017
Nintendo President Teases New Donkey Kong Game

Nintendo President Teases New Donkey Kong Game

After launching the Switch earlier this year, Nintendo has been on a consistent roll month after month. Sales of the new console have been stellar thanks in large part to the release cycle which se...

By Derek Nichols on 11 November 2017
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2: Story Trailer, Season Pass

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2: Story Trailer, Season Pass

About a couple of weeks ago, TT Games and Warner Bros. Interactive announced the inclusion of the Inhumans with a trailer detailing their role in the forthcoming action-adventure game LEGO Marvel S...

By Kyle Sledge on 11 November 2017
Nintendo Switch Sales Will Surpass Wii U by Next Year

Nintendo Switch Sales Will Surpass Wii U by Next Year

The Nintendo Switch has already proven that it will be the console that catalyzes a Nintendo resurgence in the video game industry—now, analysts and competitors are waiting to see just what that me...

By Cody Gravelle on 11 November 2017
FIFA 18: Why Features Were Cut from Switch Version

FIFA 18: Why Features Were Cut from Switch Version

FIFA 18 may be coming to the Nintendo Switch when it launches come September 29, but it won’t necessarily be the fully featured soccer game fans might be expecting. While the game’s major selling p...

By Rory Young on 11 November 2017
L.A. Noire Won't Fit on a Nintendo Switch Hard Drive

L.A. Noire Won't Fit on a Nintendo Switch Hard Drive

Rockstar Games will be releasing L.A. Noire on the Nintendo Switch later this month, giving fans a chance to play the hit detective mystery game on the go. However, actually getting to play the gam...

By Jasmine Henry on 11 November 2017
Super Mario Odyssey Makes Major Change to Gameplay

Super Mario Odyssey Makes Major Change to Gameplay

Back at E3 2017, Nintendo revealed that its upcoming Super Mario Odyssey would be getting rid of the classic ‘lives’ system, instead punishing players for dying by having them lose a small amount o...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 10 November 2017
Fan Made Switch Clone Plays Classic Nintendo Games

Fan Made Switch Clone Plays Classic Nintendo Games

Recently, Nintendo devices have proved to be a little hard to come by. Although Nintendo has increased Switch monthly production, the console has been a huge sales success, while retro devices like...

By Rob Gordon on 10 November 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Story DLC Still Set For 2017

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Story DLC Still Set For 2017

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild‘s massive world offered gamers plenty to see and do, but Nintendo promised it wasn’t done yet. The game’s second DLC, The Champions’ Ballad, was announced ba...

By Sarah Fields on 04 November 2017
Mario Is Not A Plumber Anymore

Mario Is Not A Plumber Anymore

Over the years, Mario is a character that has worn many hats. The Super Mario Odyssey star has been a monkey-fighting carpenter, a kart racer, a doctor, a sports star, and more, but outside of his...

By Dalton Cooper on 04 November 2017
Super Mario Odyssey Gameplay Highlights New Donk City

Super Mario Odyssey Gameplay Highlights New Donk City

It’s been a great year for Nintendo so far, as its latest console, the Switch, has been a massive success thanks in large part to monthly AAA releases like The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild,...

By Derek Nichols on 03 November 2017
Super Mario Odyssey Does Not Have a Hub World

Super Mario Odyssey Does Not Have a Hub World

Super Mario Odyssey will not include a hub world, a staple feature of most 3D Mario games since Super Mario 64 in 1996. Nintendo producer Yoshiaki Koizumi spoke about the upcoming platforming game...

By Rory Young on 01 November 2017
Super Mario Odyssey Shows Off Luncheon Kingdom Gameplay

Super Mario Odyssey Shows Off Luncheon Kingdom Gameplay

F0r this year’s Gamescom event in Cologne, Germany, Nintendo brought its biggest upcoming Nintendo Switch exclusive game, Super Mario Odyssey. Super Mario Odyssey producer Yoshiaki Koizumi was on-h...

By Dalton Cooper on 31 October 2017
Super Mario Odyssey Removes Sombrero Mario from Box Art

Super Mario Odyssey Removes Sombrero Mario from Box Art

Now that the upcoming Super Mario Odyssey has its official ESRB rating, Nintendo has released updated box art for the game. But some fans have noticed that the new box art doesn’t just replace the...

By Dalton Cooper on 29 October 2017
Nintendo is Open to Mature Games on the Switch Console

Nintendo is Open to Mature Games on the Switch Console

In the months since the Nintendo Switch launched, and even the time before that, fans have been discussing which games they hope will arrive to the versatile console. Titles that go beyond the most...

By AJ Caulfield on 28 October 2017
Injustice 2 Could Come to Nintendo Switch, Says Ed Boon

Injustice 2 Could Come to Nintendo Switch, Says Ed Boon

Injustice 2 has already enjoyed sales success on PS4 and Xbox One, as it became the highest-grossing console game of Q2. But developer NetherRealm Studios and publisher Warner Bros. Interactive may...

By Jasmine Henry on 28 October 2017
Artist Imagines What Pokemon Would Look Like in Real Life

Artist Imagines What Pokemon Would Look Like in Real Life

The popularity of Pokemon continues to grow, and creatures like Pikachu are a household name. Some of those little critters are so darn huggable that fans often imagine what Pokemon would look like...

By Curt Hutson on 28 October 2017
Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Collector’s Edition Pre-Order

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Collector’s Edition Pre-Order

The upcoming Switch role-playing game Xenoblade Chronicles 2 is a mere two months away and Nintendo is readying for its release. The game’s special edition is available for pre-order today, as well...

By Curt Hutson on 25 October 2017
Game Rant's Best Games of E3 2017

Game Rant's Best Games of E3 2017

Despite the reveal of a new Microsoft console, E3 2017 turned out to be a year that was all about the games. Microsoft showcased over 40 titles during its presentation and Sony and the other big hi...

By Denny Connolly on 23 October 2017
5 Superstitious Things Pokemon Players Do

5 Superstitious Things Pokemon Players Do

The Pokemon series has been around since 1996, but while the style of the series and the platforms it can be played upon has changed, a lot of fans’ mindsets have stayed the same. Pokemon players w...

By Jasmine Henry on 21 October 2017
Legend of Zelda Fan Creates Incredible Mipha Cosplay

Legend of Zelda Fan Creates Incredible Mipha Cosplay

Gaming cosplay has become an inextricable part of convention culture, with a number of talented makeup and costume design artists applying their gifts to the burgeoning art form. We’ve seen some in...

By Cody Gravelle on 19 October 2017
Super Mario Odyssey: How to Get Jump Rope Genius Moon

Super Mario Odyssey: How to Get Jump Rope Genius Moon

One of the most difficult Power Moons to obtain in Super Mario Odyssey is the Jump Rope Genius in the Metro Kingdom. Here is the easiest way to get it.

By Dalton Cooper on 19 October 2017
How Long Does Super Mario Odyssey Take to Beat?

How Long Does Super Mario Odyssey Take to Beat?

Some fans may be wondering how long it takes to beat Nintendo’s critically-acclaimed Super Mario Odyssey for the Nintendo Switch, and we have the answer right here.

By Dalton Cooper on 19 October 2017
Super Mario Odyssey Has Already Sold Over 2 Million Copies

Super Mario Odyssey Has Already Sold Over 2 Million Copies

During its latest financial results briefing, Nintendo confirms that Super Mario Odyssey sold over two million copies in just three days of being available at retail.

By Derek Nichols on 19 October 2017
Mario Odyssey is the Fastest Selling Mario Game in US

Mario Odyssey is the Fastest Selling Mario Game in US

Super Mario Odyssey on Nintendo Switch continues to smash video game sales records, becoming the fastest selling title in the series in the United States.

By Olivia Falk on 19 October 2017
What Super Mario Odyssey Power Moons Unlock

What Super Mario Odyssey Power Moons Unlock

Super Mario Odyssey has released and players are busy collecting the game’s many Power Moons, which unlock a variety of new costumes and a special reward for collecting them all.

By Curt Hutson on 19 October 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 17 October 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Mod Adds 'Sanic' the Hedgehog

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Mod Adds 'Sanic' the Hedgehog

In the last couple of months, those PC players who have been emulating The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild have been running wild with mod content for the game. Although some of the fan-made co...

By Rob Gordon on 11 October 2017
WWE 2K18 Adds KFC's Colonel Sanders to the Roster

WWE 2K18 Adds KFC's Colonel Sanders to the Roster

About a couple of weeks ago, it was revealed that the developers Yuke’s and Visual Concepts’ forthcoming professional wrestling video game WWE 2K18 will add the iconic tag-team partners The Hardy B...

By Kyle Sledge on 10 October 2017
Open Critic Will Add Loot Box Filter to Reviews

Open Critic Will Add Loot Box Filter to Reviews

Video game review aggregator Open Critic is going to “take a stand” regarding the increased, and often ignored, existence of loot box microtransactions. Discussion regarding games including Middle-...

By Rory Young on 10 October 2017
Metal Gear Solid Parody Game Announced

Metal Gear Solid Parody Game Announced

Amongst the laundry list of titles fans are hoping will arrive to the Nintendo Switch sometime in the future, Konami’s action-adventure stealth game Metal Gear Solid sits firmly in one of the top s...

By AJ Caulfield on 09 October 2017
Shovel Knight on PC Adds Battletoads

Shovel Knight on PC Adds Battletoads

Yacht Club Games continues to support the smash hit platformer Shovel Knight with expansions and free content updates. The PC version of Shovel Knight recently received such an update, making the p...

By Dalton Cooper on 09 October 2017
Pokken Tournament DX Review in Progress

Pokken Tournament DX Review in Progress

As one of the more divisive fighting games, Pokken Tournament struggled to find a dedicated user base following its release. Some believed it to lack competitive depth, while more casual users grew...

By Riley Little on 09 October 2017
First-Ever Gameplay Footage of WWE 2K18 Slams into View

First-Ever Gameplay Footage of WWE 2K18 Slams into View

As the days begin to dwindle until the arrival of WWE 2K18 this October, anticipation continues to build. As is usually the case, 2K Games has left fans chomping at the bit to try out the newest in...

By Riley Little on 09 October 2017
9 of the Weirdest Pokemon Fan Theories

9 of the Weirdest Pokemon Fan Theories

The Pokemon series of games that has been running since 1996 has spawned many bizarre spin-offs and has sold millions of copies across the globe. Fortunately, the popularity of the franchise (and a...

By Jasmine Henry on 07 October 2017
FIFA 18: 1.6M Concurrent Users Played on Launch Weekend

FIFA 18: 1.6M Concurrent Users Played on Launch Weekend

Without a doubt, FIFA 18 was generally considered to be a highly anticipated release for those who enjoy The Beautiful Game, and for avid gamers of sports simulation titles as well, with the latest...

By Kyle Sledge on 07 October 2017
Middle-earth: Shadow of War: 'Never Say Never' to Possible Nintendo Switch Port

Middle-earth: Shadow of War: 'Never Say Never' to Possible Nintendo Switch Port

Game Rant was in attendance for a recent Middle-earth: Shadow of War press event in Toronto, Canada, where we were provided with the opportunity to speak with the community manager for the forthco...

By Riley Little on 07 October 2017
Analysts Say Switch Sales Will Hit 130 Million by 2022

Analysts Say Switch Sales Will Hit 130 Million by 2022

After securing the title of Nintendo’s fastest selling console ever, it’s no secret that the Switch has been a major success for the company. Following its release this past March, the aforemention...

By Riley Little on 06 October 2017
Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle Review

Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle Review

It’s safe to say that, upon being leaked, very few were optimistic about the release of a turn-based strategy game that featured Super Mario and Rabbids characters interacting with one another. Af...

By Riley Little on 06 October 2017
Wolfenstein 2 Clip Teases Much Larger Gameplay Reveal

Wolfenstein 2 Clip Teases Much Larger Gameplay Reveal

With a little more than a month to go before the official release of Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One, fans of the first-person shooter franchise should prepare t...

By Kyle Sledge on 06 October 2017
Nintendo Switch Hides Golf Mini-Game

Nintendo Switch Hides Golf Mini-Game

The Nintendo Switch may have launched in March, but the portable console evidently still has plenty of hidden tricks up its sleeve – or more accurately, within its firmware. This weekend, a datamin...

By John Jacques on 05 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 17 September 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 17 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 17 September 2017
Toys R Us May Be Going Bankrupt

Toys R Us May Be Going Bankrupt

Toys R Us is one of the largest toy retailers in the world, but the brick and mortar giant may be in trouble. The company has to pay off $400 million in debt in 2018, and it has hired the Kirkland...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 September 2017
Nintendo Direct: Smash Bros. Tag Teasing Switch Reveal?

Nintendo Direct: Smash Bros. Tag Teasing Switch Reveal?

The Japanese Nintendo YouTube account briefly attached Wednesday’s Nintendo Direct broadcast with a Super Smash Bros. tag, prompting speculation that a new iteration of the series for Nintendo Swit...

By Rory Young on 15 September 2017
Why FIFA 18 Nintendo Switch Doesn't Use Frostbite

Why FIFA 18 Nintendo Switch Doesn't Use Frostbite

Many were delighted when EA confirmed that it will be bringing FIFA 18 to the Nintendo Switch. While existing FIFA fans are excited to play the soccer sim on the go, the release would also be one o...

By Jasmine Henry on 12 September 2017
Resident Evil: Revelations 1 and 2 Switch Release Date

Resident Evil: Revelations 1 and 2 Switch Release Date

About a month ago, the video game publisher and developer Capcom announced Resident Evil: Revelations and Resident Evil: Revelations 2 are set to arrive on the Nintendo Switch console sometime duri...

By Kyle Sledge on 12 September 2017
Fire Emblem Warriors Features 60 FPS, 720p Mode

Fire Emblem Warriors Features 60 FPS, 720p Mode

Fire Emblem Warriors, the upcoming Dynasty Warriors-esque action game for the Nintendo Switch, will officially feature a 60 frames per second mode while docked. The game will typically run at a sta...

By Rory Young on 12 September 2017
L.A. Noire Will Be More Expensive on Nintendo Switch

L.A. Noire Will Be More Expensive on Nintendo Switch

When L.A. Noire comes to the Nintendo Switch on November 14th, it will join the short list of titles from Rockstar Games available on Nintendo platforms. Nintendo faithfuls may be excited for the c...

By Dalton Cooper on 12 September 2017
Nintendo Switch Holiday Supply Unlikely to Meet Demand

Nintendo Switch Holiday Supply Unlikely to Meet Demand

Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime is unable to commit to keeping the Nintendo Switch in stock over the holiday season. Speaking with Variety, Fils-Aime says the company is aware of the...

By Rory Young on 12 September 2017
Hurry Up And Watch The Sonic Mania Launch Trailer

Hurry Up And Watch The Sonic Mania Launch Trailer

With the release of Sonic Mania just a day away, SEGA has dropped an upbeat launch trailer loaded with new game footage. While the bulk of the trailer consists of the animated opening of Sonic Mania,...

By Curt Hutson on 12 September 2017
Sonic Mania Release Date Possibly Revealed by Steam

Sonic Mania Release Date Possibly Revealed by Steam

The last news fans heard regarding the release date of Sega’s 2D Sonic the Hedgehog revival with Sonic Mania involved the title being pushed back from its initial launch in the spring of this year...

By Kyle Sledge on 12 September 2017
Some Nintendo Switch Games Will Require SD Card to Play

Some Nintendo Switch Games Will Require SD Card to Play

The Nintendo Switch’s storage limitations may have caught up with it sooner than expected, as some upcoming games are already requiring micro SD cards to play. This week, NBA 2K18 revealed its Nint...

By Anthony Taormina on 07 September 2017
Nintendo Switch Will Be Easy to Find This Holiday

Nintendo Switch Will Be Easy to Find This Holiday

The Nintendo Switch has been nothing short of a massive success ever since it was launched back in March, becoming Nintendo’s fastest selling console ever and selling out so quickly that some gamer...

By Alexander Pan on 06 September 2017
Fallout 4 Might be Headed to Nintendo Switch

Fallout 4 Might be Headed to Nintendo Switch

Skyrim may not be the only Bethesda Game Studios release headed to the Nintendo Switch, if a leaked retailer listing is to be believed. According to a Spanish retail posting that appeared and was s...

By Anthony Taormina on 06 September 2017
ARMS Trailer Reveals New DLC Character Lola Pop

ARMS Trailer Reveals New DLC Character Lola Pop

The quirky Switch brawler ARMS has proven to be a success for Nintendo, selling 1.18 million copies after its launch in the middle of June. While the numbers are already a great sign for the new IP...

By Derek Nichols on 06 September 2017
Rumor: Marvel Working on Secret Wars Game

Rumor: Marvel Working on Secret Wars Game

On the video game side, Marvel Comics has been quite busy as they help prepare to launch Marvel vs Capcom: Infinite next month, and are continuing projects set to release in 2018 like Spider-Man fo...

By Derek Nichols on 01 September 2017
Telltale's Batman, GotG Coming to Nintendo Switch

Telltale's Batman, GotG Coming to Nintendo Switch

Not too long ago, a retail listing showed that Telltale Games‘ Batman: The Enemy Within was on its way to receiving a port for the Nintendo Switch, with the developer’s Guardians of the Galaxy hav...

By Kyle Sledge on 27 August 2017
Metroid, Mario Cars Coming to Rocket League on Switch

Metroid, Mario Cars Coming to Rocket League on Switch

With more than 33 million players and counting, Rocket League is without a doubt one of the most popular and thoroughly enjoyable gaming experiences one can have in this day and age, and the soccer...

By Kyle Sledge on 26 August 2017
The 10 Best Video Game Trailers of 2016

The 10 Best Video Game Trailers of 2016

This year has been full of amazing video game announcement, gameplay, and cinematic trailers. Here are Game Rant’s Top 10 Best Video Game Trailers of 2016. Game trailers are one of the most effecti...

By Boston Blake on 21 August 2017
Nintendo Switch Bundles Available for Pre-Purchase

Nintendo Switch Bundles Available for Pre-Purchase

Update: New bundles are now made available at GameStop and they are listed below. Shipping date for these three new Nintendo Switch bundles are by September 1st. Still can’t find a Switch in stock at...

By Dealzon on 21 August 2017
WWE 2K18: The Rock is Now a Music Producer

WWE 2K18: The Rock is Now a Music Producer

As the one of the highest paid actors in Hollywood right now, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has been incredibly busy with everything from blockbuster films to Apple commercials. Now it looks as if the...

By Riley Little on 20 August 2017
EA Boss Was 'Puzzled' by the Nintendo Switch

EA Boss Was 'Puzzled' by the Nintendo Switch

It goes without saying that the Nintendo Switch has been a massive success for the company ever since it was launched earlier this year, managing to exceed the Big N’s own sales expectations. In fa...

By Alexander Pan on 20 August 2017
Telltale to Release More Nintendo Switch Games?

Telltale to Release More Nintendo Switch Games?

Telltale Games has already shown up in support for the Nintendo Switch. The episodic games developer announced plans to release Minecraft: Story Mode on the platform at some point in 2017. But it s...

By Jasmine Henry on 17 August 2017
Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle Rabbid Luigi Trailer

Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle Rabbid Luigi Trailer

Following the release of last week’s character trailer focusing on Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle‘s titular hero, Ubisoft has decided to put out a brand new piece of footage that highlights anothe...

By Kyle Sledge on 17 August 2017
Pokemon Dev Talks New Game for Nintendo Switch

Pokemon Dev Talks New Game for Nintendo Switch

As one of the more exciting announcements during Nintendo’s E3 2017 showcase, many people were surprised to see an official confirmation that a core Pokemon title is en route to the Switch so early...

By Riley Little on 17 August 2017
Don't Expect Pokemon on Switch to Be Like Zelda: BOTW

Don't Expect Pokemon on Switch to Be Like Zelda: BOTW

When Nintendo announced at E3 2017 that a mainline Pokemon game would be coming to the Nintendo Switch, it generated a great deal of excitement. After all, the Nintendo Switch is capable of hosting...

By Dalton Cooper on 17 August 2017
Nintendo Sued Over Switch Controller Design

Nintendo Sued Over Switch Controller Design

Nintendo Switch components have already made headlines this week as the console’s screen supplier is struggling financially. But it seems that the headache about parts is far from over for the Big...

By Jasmine Henry on 15 August 2017
Splatoon 2 Splatfests Have Major Flaw

Splatoon 2 Splatfests Have Major Flaw

Despite the admittedly gross nature of the festivities, the latest Splatoon 2 Splatfest seemed to be a rousing success, with thousands of players tuning in to try their hand at battles that replace...

By AJ Caulfield on 10 August 2017
Mario Kart Influenced Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle

Mario Kart Influenced Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle

A tactical role-playing game that gives Mario a gun, Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle seems to have been inspired by XCOM. However, this is not the only video game franchise that the upcoming Nintend...

By Jasmine Henry on 07 August 2017
Dragon Quest Builders 2 Announced for PS4 and Switch

Dragon Quest Builders 2 Announced for PS4 and Switch

Square Enix has announced Dragon Quest Builders 2, revealing several new features for the game as well as confirming that it’s coming to both PlayStation 4 and the Nintendo Switch. It was an all-Dr...

By Rory Young on 07 August 2017
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 t...

By Sarah Fields on 07 August 2017
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 07 August 2017
Stardew Valley is Coming to the Switch with Multiplayer

Stardew Valley is Coming to the Switch with Multiplayer

Nintendo confirms that last year’s sleeper hit Stardew Valley is headed to the Switch this summer, and it’s set to be the first version of the game to introduce multiplayer.

By Brad Jones on 17 February 2017