News items tagged with switch

Super Smash Bros. on Nintendo Switch Teased Again

Super Smash Bros. on Nintendo Switch Teased Again

Super Smash Bros. for the Nintendo Switch was teased by Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime in an interview today. In a su...

By Jasmine Henry on 09 March 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Fan Speedruns Game in an Hour

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Fan Speedruns Game in an Hour

Although The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has only been out for less than a week at this point, one fan has already managed to...

By Kyle Sledge on 09 March 2017
Nintendo Switch User Gets Blue Screen of Death

Nintendo Switch User Gets Blue Screen of Death

One Nintendo Switch owner has reported a system-breaking screen problem. Being referred to as the Nintendo Switch blue screen of deat...

By Jasmine Henry on 06 March 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild - How to Get the Master Sword

Zelda: Breath of the Wild - How to Get the Master Sword

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is, without a shadow of a doubt, an early contender for 2017’s Game of the Year. Breath of th...

By Cody Gravelle on 06 March 2017
1-2-Switch Review

1-2-Switch Review

As one of the first-party launch games for the Nintendo Switch, 1-2-Switch has its high points but ultimately falls short of being anything but a mildly entertaining party game.

By Riley Little on 06 March 2017
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Review

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Review

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild exceeds lofty expectations on the Nintendo Switch, cementing it as one of the best installments in the beloved series to-date.

By Riley Little on 04 March 2017
Nintendo Recruits John Cena To Promote The Switch

Nintendo Recruits John Cena To Promote The Switch

Nintendo calls upon World Wrestling Entertainment’s John Cena to help promote the launch of the Switch at an invite-only event scheduled for later this month. Despite the hype that Nintendo...

By Brad Jones on 21 February 2017
Leaked Nintendo Switch Consoles Were Stolen

Leaked Nintendo Switch Consoles Were Stolen

Nintendo reveals that the early shipment of a Nintendo Switch console this week, which resulted in a user interface leak, was actually the result of theft from a distributor. Although Ninte...

By Rob Gordon on 19 February 2017
Sony Patented Device That Looks Like Nintendo Switch

Sony Patented Device That Looks Like Nintendo Switch

A new patent has been filed by Sony showing a handheld console that looks curiously similar in design to the Nintendo Switch coming in just a few weeks. The Nintendo Switch is just weeks aw...

By Weston Albert on 17 February 2017
Zelda Producer Talks Storytelling in Open World Game

Zelda Producer Talks Storytelling in Open World Game

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild producer reveals he has a trick for making the game’s story fun and compelling, while not diminishing the open-world experience. While the idea of p...

By Boston Blake on 16 February 2017
Hideo Kojima Talks Nintendo Switch

Hideo Kojima Talks Nintendo Switch

Metal Gear Solid and Death Stranding creator Hideo Kojima shares his thoughts on Nintendo’s innovative new console/handheld hybrid device, the Nintendo Switch. While some are worried that...

By Dalton Cooper on 04 February 2017
1-2-Switch Hands-On Preview

1-2-Switch Hands-On Preview

Game Rant goes hands-on with a few of the party minigames from 1-2-Switch, one of the upcoming launch titles for the Nintendo Switch console. As the launch of the Nintendo Switch draws ever...

By John Jacques on 27 January 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Has an Alternate Ending

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Has an Alternate Ending

Veteran Nintendo producer Eiji Aonuma reveals that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild will feature an alternate ending that players will have to unlock. It is common for RPGs to have a...

By Weston Albert on 22 January 2017
Nintendo Switch Will Sell 40 Million Units in 4 Years

Nintendo Switch Will Sell 40 Million Units in 4 Years

One analysis firm expects that the upcoming Nintendo Switch console will reach 40 million units sold within its first four years of release, putting it on PS4 and Xbox One pace. A report th...

By John Jacques on 22 January 2017
Nintendo Switch Online Service Will Be a Balancing Act

Nintendo Switch Online Service Will Be a Balancing Act

With Nintendo offering a paid-for online service with the release of the Switch, we look at what the company needs to do to be able to offer up a competitive service for users. With the Nin...

By Rob Gordon on 21 January 2017
Nintendo Switch Won't Support Multimedia At Launch

Nintendo Switch Won't Support Multimedia At Launch

Nintendo’s Kit Ellis reveals the Nintendo Switch won’t support multimedia support at launch, meaning owners won’t have access to Netflix on the new console. Since its announcement, the Nint...

By Boston Blake on 18 January 2017
Breath of the Wild’s Backstory Translated By Fans

Breath of the Wild’s Backstory Translated By Fans

The Legend of Zelda fans band together to translate the fictional Hylian language from the map bundled in Breath of the Wild‘s Special Edition to decipher the game’s backstory. Remember wh...

By Weston Albert on 18 January 2017
Nintendo Switch: 5 Most Exciting Games in 2017

Nintendo Switch: 5 Most Exciting Games in 2017

Nintendo announced numerous games releasing for the Nintendo Switch in 2017, but these five stand out as the most exciting games coming to the new console this year. While Nintendo spent a...

By Dalton Cooper on 16 January 2017
No New Racetracks in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe for Switch

No New Racetracks in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe for Switch

Nintendo confirms that, outside of a handful of new characters, weapons, and battlegrounds, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe will not feature any new tracks on Nintendo Switch. Despite already being ava...

By Riley Little on 15 January 2017
Nintendo Switch Can Support 2TB Micro SDXC Cards

Nintendo Switch Can Support 2TB Micro SDXC Cards

Nintendo reveals in an official statement that the Nintendo Switch can support Micro SDXC cards, which can offer the system up to an extra 2TB of memory. The Nintendo Switch has been at the...

By Cody Gravelle on 15 January 2017
Nintendo Talks Switch Launch Supply

Nintendo Talks Switch Launch Supply

Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime discusses launch plans for Nintendo’s Switch, stating the company feels confident about the supply available at launch. In recent years, the c...

By Cody Gravelle on 15 January 2017
No New Race Tracks in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe for Switch

No New Race Tracks in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe for Switch

Nintendo confirms that, outside of a handful of new characters, weapons, and battlegrounds, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe will not feature any new tracks on Nintendo Switch. Despite already being ava...

By Riley Little on 15 January 2017
Nintendo Switch Voice Chat Works Through Mobile App

Nintendo Switch Voice Chat Works Through Mobile App

Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime reveals that gamers will have to use a mobile application to engage in voice chat on the Nintendo Switch. The Nintendo Switch presentation str...

By John Jacques on 15 January 2017
Super Mario Odyssey Will Be at E3 2017

Super Mario Odyssey Will Be at E3 2017

Nintendo officially confirms that its forthcoming video game for the Switch console, Super Mario Odyssey, is going to be present at E3 2017 this summer. Without a doubt, one of the most exc...

By Kyle Sledge on 15 January 2017
Metroid Game Teased for Nintendo Switch

Metroid Game Teased for Nintendo Switch

Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime teases that classic Nintendo franchises could return on the Nintendo Switch, including the Metroid series. For a decade now, fans have been cl...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 January 2017
What's the Difference Between Zelda On Switch & Wii U?

What's the Difference Between Zelda On Switch & Wii U?

Nintendo confirms that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild will have a higher resolution and faster load times on the Switch console when compared to its Wii U counterpart. In the fallo...

By Riley Little on 15 January 2017
Head of Xbox Reveals His Opinion on Super Mario Odyssey

Head of Xbox Reveals His Opinion on Super Mario Odyssey

Head of Xbox, Phil Spencer, sounds off on what he thought about Nintendo’s reveal of Super Mario Odyssey, the Nintendo Switch, and Breath of the Wild. When the Nintendo Switch was first rev...

By Weston Albert on 15 January 2017
Nintendo Announces New Switch Games: 1-2-Switch & Arms

Nintendo Announces New Switch Games: 1-2-Switch & Arms

Nintendo announces two new games for the Nintendo Switch during its Treehouse event that make unique use of the Joy-Con controllers of the console, 1-2-Switch and Arms. Nintendo has given m...

By Weston Albert on 14 January 2017
Rumor: Nintendo Switch FIFA is a PS3/Xbox 360 Port

Rumor: Nintendo Switch FIFA is a PS3/Xbox 360 Port

Following the Nintendo Switch Presentation on January 12, rumors are circulating that FIFA for the Nintendo Switch will be a port of the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. Last night, the Japanese...

By AJ Caulfield on 14 January 2017
Rumorl: Nintendo Switch FIFA is a PS3/Xbox 360 Port

Rumorl: Nintendo Switch FIFA is a PS3/Xbox 360 Port

Following the Nintendo Switch Presentation on January 12, rumors are circulating that FIFA for the Nintendo Switch will be a port of the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. Last night, the Japanese...

By AJ Caulfield on 14 January 2017
Nintendo Stock Drops After Switch Console Event

Nintendo Stock Drops After Switch Console Event

Nintendo stock prices drop six percent after the official Nintendo Switch event, leading some gamers and analysts to worry about the future and potential of the console. After months of wai...

By Boston Blake on 13 January 2017
Xbox Offers Congrats To Nintendo On Switch News

Xbox Offers Congrats To Nintendo On Switch News

A member of the Xbox team sent out a congratulatory message to Nintendo following its recent Switch event that revealed important details on the company’s latest console. Mike Ybarra, Xbox...

By Curt Hutson on 13 January 2017
Ultra Street Fighter 2 announced for Nintendo Switch

Ultra Street Fighter 2 announced for Nintendo Switch

Capcom announces a brand new version of Street Fighter 2 for the Nintendo Switch, which is set to introduce two new characters and one new mode. Last night, an international audience gather...

By Brad Jones on 13 January 2017
Watch The Nintendo Switch Games Event Here

Watch The Nintendo Switch Games Event Here

Nintendo hosts a special Switch-themed Treehouse event after announcing the upcoming console’s price and release date. Watch along here and learn more about the launch titles. When Nintendo...

By Denny Connolly on 13 January 2017
Nintendo Switch Controllers Cost $80

Nintendo Switch Controllers Cost $80

After its official reveal event for the Nintendo Switch, a complete accessories list for the new console releases along side some higher than expected price points. After teasing its fan ba...

By Derek Nichols on 13 January 2017
4Chan Post Leaked Info About Nintendo Switch Stream

4Chan Post Leaked Info About Nintendo Switch Stream

A 4Chan post leaks titles of several Nintendo Switch games a few hours before launch and gets most of them right, including Splatoon 2 and the new Zelda. One of the most hyped consoles in h...

By Fergus O'Sullivan on 13 January 2017
Nintendo Switch Launch Guide: What You Need to Know

Nintendo Switch Launch Guide: What You Need to Know

Updated 1/25/2017 Here is everything you need to know about the launch of Nintendo’s upcoming Nintendo Switch console, including its price, release date, launch lineup of games, and more. On January...

By Dalton Cooper on 12 January 2017
Nintendo Switch Pre-Orders Will Go Live at NYC Store

Nintendo Switch Pre-Orders Will Go Live at NYC Store

Nintendo reveals that Switch console pre-orders will go live at its New York based store on January 13th at 9am, but there is no word if online retailers will follow Although retailers and...

By Anthony Taormina on 12 January 2017
Shovel Knight Coming to Nintendo Switch

Shovel Knight Coming to Nintendo Switch

Yacht Club Games announces a Nintendo Switch version of Shovel Knight, while also revealing the company’s substantial plans for the game throughout 2017. Just one day before Nintendo is exp...

By Dalton Cooper on 12 January 2017
Rumor: Nintendo Switch Listed at $300, 15 Launch Games

Rumor: Nintendo Switch Listed at $300, 15 Launch Games

According to details from a leak on Twitter, the Nintendo Switch will be available for pre-order at Target for $300 and will release alongside 15 launch titles. As Nintendo prepares for its...

By Boston Blake on 11 January 2017
Rumor: Walmart Has Nintendo Switch Pre-Orders For $400

Rumor: Walmart Has Nintendo Switch Pre-Orders For $400

Redditor claiming to be a Walmart employee shares sticker price online that reveals the big-box retailer is selling Nintendo Switch pre-orders for $400. With Nintendo’s big Nintento Switch...

By Boston Blake on 11 January 2017
Leaked Nintendo Switch Accessories Include Fight Stick

Leaked Nintendo Switch Accessories Include Fight Stick

According to a set of leaked documents, third party video game peripheral manufacturer Hori is preparing to launch a slew of accessories for the Nintendo Switch. The Nintendo Switch present...

By Dalton Cooper on 10 January 2017
Nvidia CEO says Nintendo Switch Will Blow You Away

Nvidia CEO says Nintendo Switch Will Blow You Away

In a recent interview, Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang spoke positively about the upcoming Nintendo Switch, singing its praises and claiming it will blow people away. Not a lot is known about the...

By Curt Hutson on 09 January 2017
Nintendo Switch Release Date Potentially Leaks

Nintendo Switch Release Date Potentially Leaks

The release date for Nintendo’s forthcoming Switch console potentially leaks in an online listing for the system on a UK video game retailer’s website. Just a week ahead of Nintendo’s Treeh...

By Kyle Sledge on 07 January 2017
Nintendo Switch Treehouse Event Will Focus on Upcoming Games

Nintendo Switch Treehouse Event Will Focus on Upcoming Games

Nintendo announces a Treehouse Live event for next Friday, January 13, where the Big N will provide fans with a more in-depth look at the Switch’s launch lineup. In less than one week, Nint...

By Jason Gallagher on 06 January 2017
Conan's Clueless Gamer Becoming TV Show

Conan's Clueless Gamer Becoming TV Show

TBS president Kevin Reilly announces plans to convert Conan’s popular Clueless Gamer segments into its own cable television series, complete with celebrity guests. Five years ago, Conan O’B...

By Dalton Cooper on 06 January 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Producer Talks Switch Port

Mass Effect: Andromeda Producer Talks Switch Port

Mass Effect series producer Michael Gamble talks about the potential of a Nintendo Switch port for the upcoming science-fiction RPG Mass Effect: Andromeda. With Nintendo Switch set to laun...

By Dalton Cooper on 05 January 2017
Breath of the Wild to Have Beedle the Merchant Return?

Breath of the Wild to Have Beedle the Merchant Return?

Nintendo’s most recent post on its The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Facebook page may hint at the return of a familiar merchant from the series. The official Facebook page for The Le...

By Curt Hutson on 05 January 2017
Rumor: Zelda for Nintendo Switch to Launch In March?

Rumor: Zelda for Nintendo Switch to Launch In March?

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is reportedly scheduled for a March 2017 release in North America and Japan, and will be launched alongside the Nintendo Switch. Now that the new ye...

By Alexander Pan on 05 January 2017
Many Nintendo Switch Games Use Unreal Engine

Many Nintendo Switch Games Use Unreal Engine

Epic Games Japan territory manager confirms that many Nintendo Switch games are being developed with Unreal Engine 4, including major titles and brand new games. Not long after the console...

By Jasmine Henry on 03 January 2017
Rumor: Red Dead Redemption 2, Mass Effect Not On Switch

Rumor: Red Dead Redemption 2, Mass Effect Not On Switch

Respected leaker and rumormonger Laura Dale is reporting that both Red Dead Redemption 2 and Mass Effect: Andromeda will not be made available on the Nintendo Switch. Speculation regarding...

By Rory Young on 03 January 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Releases New Concept Artwork

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Releases New Concept Artwork

Nintendo officially releases two new pieces of concept artwork for its forthcoming role-playing game The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild for Switch and Wii U. Without a doubt, The Legen...

By Kyle Sledge on 02 January 2017
Nintendo Switch May Not Get Current Gen Ports

Nintendo Switch May Not Get Current Gen Ports

Former Ubisoft rendering lead reveals the Nintendo Switch may not have the processing power to handle current generation game ports, which may hurt the console’s success. One of the most ex...

By Boston Blake on 31 December 2016
Dragon Quest 11 Trailer Shows Dragon Riding Gameplay

Dragon Quest 11 Trailer Shows Dragon Riding Gameplay

Excerpt from feature story about series’ history reveals that Dragon Quest 11 will feature new mechanics, including the ability to mount and ride dragons Fans who have been waiting for Drag...

By Fergus O'Sullivan on 29 December 2016
Next Assassin's Creed Releasing on Nintendo Switch?

Next Assassin's Creed Releasing on Nintendo Switch?

According to rumors, Ubisoft plans to release the next Assassin’s Creed game on the Nintendo Switch and that it will launch at the same time as the PS4 and Xbox One versions. According to r...

By Jasmine Henry on 29 December 2016
10 Games That Deserve Nintendo Switch Ports

10 Games That Deserve Nintendo Switch Ports

Nintendo’s new console could offer new ways to experience the biggest video games in a brand new way and so Game Rant has put together a Nintendo Switch port wishlist. When the Nintendo Swi...

By Jasmine Henry on 20 December 2016
Switch Exclusive Seasons of Heaven Gets New Trailer

Switch Exclusive Seasons of Heaven Gets New Trailer

Indie title Seasons of Heaven, which will be exclusive for Nintendo’s Switch console, receives its debut gameplay trailer, showcasing a strange, magical world. With the official confirmatio...

By Rob Gordon on 20 December 2016
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...

By Boston Blake on 19 December 2016
Nintendo Switch Tour Includes 6 North American Cities

Nintendo Switch Tour Includes 6 North American Cities

Nintendo plans a kick-off tour for the Nintendo Switch to follow its reveal stream, with a plan to take the console to six cities across the U.S. and Canada for gamers to try it out. Plenty...

By Sarah Fields on 16 December 2016