‘Splatoon 2’ Getting Three New Octoling Amiibos This Winter

“Splatoon 2” has a new Octoling three-pack of amiibo figures coming this holiday season, Nintendo announced Thursday via its official YouTube account. The new set includes Octoling Girl, Octoling Boy, and Octoling Octopus. December is an interesting choice for release, as some of the in-game outfits you can unlock look perfect for Halloween, including the “Enchanted” gear which is gained […]

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Ubisoft’s ‘Starlink’ Designed For ‘Gamer Kids’ and Their Parents

As video games begin to overtake the popularity of other forms of pop culture, community, and expression, game developers find themselves playing catch-up to that evolving demand. Ubisoft’s upcoming action-adventure toys-to-life game “Starlink: Battle for Atlas” is the byproduct of creating for one of the many new sorts of audiences blossoming within the video game space. The title, which has […]

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Nintendo Switch Online Won’t Be Launching Until Late Tuesday

Nintendo Tuesday announced that its paid Nintendo Switch Online service will launch “later this evening,” and that to prepare for the launch it will be taking the Switch eShop offline starting at 8 p.m. ET. It’s expected to be unavailable for up to three hours, it said, putting the launch of Switch Online about 11 p.m. Tuesday night. Nintendo Switch […]

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Nintendo Switch Online: NES Offline Play Requirements, Disappearing Cloud Saves and More

Nintendo Switch Online service doesn’t guarantee cloud game backups if membership to the service expires. Nintendo Entertainment System games free with the paid service will require a once a week check-in to play offline. We won’t know the full list of games that will require the service to play online nor which games support cloud saves until the service’s launch […]

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Nintendo Switch Online Members Can Buy These Nifty NES Controllers

Nintendo’s new Switch Online service will offer a number of retro NES titles after it launches on Tuesday, Sept. 18 in North America, and subscribers can buy a pair of NES controllers to play them, Nintendo announced during a Direct video presentation on Thursday. The controllers cost $60 and they’ll be available for pre-purchase starting on Sept. 18. They’re available […]

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Nintendo Direct Delayed Following Earthquake

Nintendo Thursday morning announced it is delaying the 3DS-focused Nintendo Direct set for Thursday due to the deadly earthquake that hit Hokkaido, Japan. “Due to the powerful earthquake in Hokkaido, Japan, we have decided to delay this week’s planned Nintendo Direct,” the company announced. “We will provide a new time and date in the near future. Thank you for your […]

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Nintendo to Announce New Indie Switch Titles in Late August

Nintendo is holding a Nindies Showcase on Tuesday, Aug. 28 at 9 a.m. PT, it announced on Thursday. The video presentation will reveal some unannounced indie games coming to Nintendo Switch in the near future. Anyone who wants to watch the showcase can tune in at https://live.nintendo.com. Earlier this week, Nintendo revealed over a dozen new indie titles coming to […]

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Doom Eternal confirmed for Nintendo Switch and they’ll try to let you retrieve Luigi from hell

As well as the expected PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions, Doom Eternal is coming to Nintendo Switch. Bethesda casually let slip the news of the Nintendo version of next year’s upcoming shooter in a tweet on the official Doom account. The company’s 2016 Doom reboot did land on the Switch eventually, but the port only came to Nintendo […]

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