Nintendo, Xbox team up to throw shade at Sony in Minecraft trailer

In a move that would have seemed impossible just a few years ago, Nintendo has released a commercial featuring gamers playing on Xbox One, celebrating the fact that the new version of Minecraft allows for "cross-play" between different devices. The Microsoft-owned game's "Better Together" update was revealed last year but just launched on Switch this week, with the commercial showing […]

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The Laws Behind ‘Fortnite’s’ PS4, Nintendo Switch Woes

When Epic and Nintendo dropped Fortnite on the day of Nintendo’s E3 showcase, fulfilling the expectations of many and finally delivering unto the Nintendo Switch the world’s most popular game, a significant number of players were met with a second surprise. They encountered an unexpected roadblock when trying to load the in-game purchases they had made on another platform: “This […]

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Donkey Kong is now available on Nintendo Switch

It was first released in 1981, but almost 40 years later, Donkey Kong has made its return. Nintendo has announced that the original arcade version of Donkey Kong is now available on Nintendo Switch. The retro classic is available through Nintendo’s Arcade Archives series, and costs £6.29. The game description explains: “Donkey Kong is an action game released in 1981 […]

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Fortnite launches on Nintendo Switch today

Fortnite has officially been confirmed for the Nintendo Switch portable console at the games event E3 in Los Angeles. But rather than tease the coming of the game, Nintendo revealed that it will be available to buy today, June 12, from the Nintendo eStore. The game is already a smash hit on iPhone and Android devices, but bringing it to […]

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The internet is divided over Mario without his mustache

Do you recognize a-me? It’s Mario! A tweet showing a hairless version of the iconic Nintendo character Mario has sparked more than 145,000 retweets and 142,000 likes as of Monday afternoon. In the photo, Mario lacks his signature mustache, as well as his eyebrows and dark hair. The image has prompted a wave of reactions from fellow Twitter users. “You’ve […]

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Nintendo Unveils Adjustable Charging Stand for Nintendo Switch

The Nintendo Switch is getting an official, adjustable charging stand from Nintendo, the company announced Wednesday night. The stand will cost $20 and goes on sale on July 13. The design makes it easier to play with the Nintendo Switch in tabletop mode easier, and charging while playing in that mode possible. The Switch’s charging port is located on the […]

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Incoming Nintendo President Says His Highest Priority Is the Switch

When Shuntaro Furukawa takes over as president of Nintendo on June 28, he said his highest priority will be to “accelerate the momentum behind Nintendo Switch and to expand the business” during a recent investor Q&A. The Switch had a great first year, selling over 17 million units worldwide as of March 31. Nintendo estimates it could sell 20 million […]

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