The next ‘Mario & Sonic Olympics’ game has a retro 2D mode

Over the past 12 years, Nintendo and Sega have faithfully published their mashup, Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games, to correspond with the iconic sporting event. The 2020 Olympics in Tokyo will be a homecoming of sorts for the two mascots, who...

Pokemon Sword and Shield Gamescom update offers closer look at Galar

We find ourselves in the midst of Gamescom this week, and though Game Freak isn’t at the show in Cologne, that isn’t stopping it from delivering an update on Pokemon Sword and Shield. Today, Nintendo published a new video featuring Sword and Shield director Shigeru Ohmori that gives us a new look at the Galar region. The look we get … Continue reading

The Witcher 3 releases on Nintendo Switch in October

Earlier this year, CD Projekt Red surprised us all by announcing that it’s bringing The Witcher 3 to the Nintendo Switch. Many publishers have been bringing their biggest titles over to the Nintendo Switch, but up until that announcement, most of us probably assumed that The Witcher 3 wouldn’t be one of them. After all, The Witcher 3 is still … Continue reading

Superhot Switch version confirmed with a release date surprise

During today’s Nintendo Indie World Showcase, the company made a surprising and exciting announcement: not only is Superhot coming to the Nintendo Switch, but it’s arriving today. Switch owners have been requesting Superhot for a long time, so while it isn’t all that shocking to see it finally arrive on the platform, the fact that it’s releasing on the same … Continue reading

Ori and the Blind Forest is getting a surprise Switch release

There are lot of games out there that follow in the footsteps of Metroid and Castlevania, comprising an action-adventure subgenre known fondly as “Metroidvania.” One of the best games in that subgenre, in my opinion at least, is Ori and the Blind Forest. Today, we learned that Ori and the Blind Forest is heading to Nintendo Switch and that it’s … Continue reading

Nintendo Switch upgrade program rumor shot down by Nintendo

Despite the newfound prestige and popularity that Nintendo now enjoys because of the Switch, in some ways, it is still the same Nintendo that some have grown to love to hate. The company can be quite old-fashioned in its business practices, which may have benefits in terms of stability and predictability but not in keeping up with the times or … Continue reading

Upgrading to the new Switch? Here’s how to transfer your data

Last month, Nintendo announced that the standard Switch is getting a little bit of an upgrade by way of a new model that boasts increased battery life. While the new Switch doesn’t offer any increased performance over launch models, that bump up in battery life might be worth a swap for some people, given the console’s emphasis on portability. If … Continue reading

Pokemon Sword and Shield Battle Stadium detailed as new trailer drops

The Pokemon World Championships are officially underway, and The Pokemon Company kicked off the event by revealing some new information about Pokemon Sword and Shield. Some of this information came packaged in a new trailer for the game, while The Pokemon Company separately announced a Sword and Shield feature called the Battle Stadium, which allows you to take on trainers … Continue reading