• Nintendo Switch's 2018 lineup looks just like 2007, 2011, and 2014

    4 monthes ago - By VentureBeat

    Nintendo just gave Switch owners a preview of what they can expect in the followup to one of the company's strongest years ever. The publisher held a “mini” version of one of its Direct video events today, and it revealed a startling number of ports for its hybrid handheld/home console along with some new surprises.
    Highlights include The World Ends With You: Final Remix, which is a revised take on the excellent 2007 Nintendo DS role-playing adventure from Square Enix. Publisher Bandai Namco also used this event to reveal Dark Souls: Remastered, which is an updated take on the 2011...
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  • Nintendo announces Dark Souls, Donkey Kong Country, Kirby Star Allies, Hyrule Warriors coming soon to Switch

    Nintendo announces Dark Souls, Donkey Kong Country, Kirby Star Allies, Hyrule Warriors coming soon to Switch

    4 monthes ago - By iMore

    You thought 2017 was big for Nintendo Switch games, just wait until you see what's coming in 2018!
    Nintendo's monthly news announcement, Nintendo Direct, came today in the form of a mini announcement that's big news for Switch fans. More than a dozen top-tier games and big updates are headed to Switch this year, many of which will be available within the next few months.
    New game titles coming this year
    The World Ends with You: Final Remix - Fans of the beloved 2008 DS battle game has been updated for Switch with HD graphics and a new epilogue that reveals some of the story's twisted...
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  • New Mario Tennis Game For Nintendo Switch Confirmed

    New Mario Tennis Game For Nintendo Switch Confirmed

    4 monthes ago - By Ubergizmo

    Nintendo confirmed today in its Nintendo Direct Mini presentation that there's a new Mario Tennis game for the Nintendo Switch in the pipeline. It's called Mario Tennis Aces and it's going to be the first Mario sports game for the Nintendo Switch since the console was launched. The game itself is going to be released later this year.
    The Nintendo Switch has turned out to be a winner for the company. Not only did it recently surpass the Wii U's lifetime sales in Japan but it also became the fastest-selling home console in history in the United States. Nintendo has confirmed that Mario...
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  • Dark Souls, Donkey Kong Country lead a wave of Nintendo Switch ports

    4 monthes ago - By Ars Technica

    After gently teasing fans all week , Nintendo suddenly threw up a bevy of Nintendo Switch announcements via a "Nintendo Direct Mini" video presentation this morning. Nintendo and Japanese third-party partners seem eager to provide the millions of Switch owners out there with quickly available, prepackaged content in the form of ports of games from older consoles (the kind we've been wondering about for months).
    The 14-minute trailer-packed video is filled with new footage and information, but we've condensed the important news down below if you can't watch right now:
    Ports
    Dark Souls...
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  • Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze Swings Onto the Nintendo Switch

    Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze Swings Onto the Nintendo Switch

    4 monthes ago - By Game Skinny

    Announced today during a mini Nintendo Direct, Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze is a port of the exclusive Wii U platformer that originally released in 2014. Scoring an 83 on Metacritic, it's one of the highest-rated Donkey Kong games of all time - predominantly because of its challenging design and engaging boss battles. Set to release on May 4 for the Switch, Tropical Freeze will mark Donkey Kong's debut on the system.
    The sequel to Donkey Kong Country Returns sees the return of Diddy Kong, Dixie Kong, Cranky Kong, and Funky Kong, as well as a new beginner-friendly mode. This mode...
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  • Super Mario Odyssey, Pokken Tournament, and Mario + Rabbids to Get Updates, DLC

    Super Mario Odyssey, Pokken Tournament, and Mario + Rabbids to Get Updates, DLC

    4 monthes ago - By Game Skinny

    Although Nintendo was busy announcing a bevy of new releases for the Switch this morning at its surprise Mini Direct, the company let fans know it hadn't forgotten about some of its major releases from 2017. Coming as both free and paid DLC, these updates for Super Mario Odyssey , Pokken Tournament DX , and Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle look to add longer legs to three titles that already have loads of content.
    To kick things off, Super Mario Odyssey will be getting its first significant DLC since launch with the addition of the Balloon World competitive mini-game. A mix between hide and...
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  • Kirby Shares the Love on Nintendo Switch This Spring

    Kirby Shares the Love on Nintendo Switch This Spring

    4 monthes ago - By Game Skinny

    During this morning's surprising Mini Direct, Nintendo finally unveiled a release date for Kirby Star Allies : March 16. Originally announced in 2017, Kirby Star Allies is a brand-new side-scrolling adventure that marks Kirby's debut on the Nintendo Switch.
    Showing off the pink puffer's newest journey in greater detail, the footage displayed during the Direct highlighted some of the gameplay elements players can expect to get their hands on:
    Kirby's new Artist ability will allow players to use the world as their canvas, creating unique attacks that take down enemies in creatively strategic...
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  • Dark Souls Remastered For Nintendo Switch, PS4, PC, and Xbox One Announced

    4 monthes ago - By Ubergizmo

    It has been reported in the past that a remastered version of Dark Souls could be in the pipeline and now we know that for sure. It has been officially confirmed by Bandai Namco that Dark Souls Remastered is going to be released for the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. The genre-defining title is coming back in high-definition detail and it also marks the debut of the Dark Souls series on a Nintendo platform for the first time ever.
    Dark Souls is the first title in this very popular action role-playing series. The remastered version will allow players to explore the...
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  • Nintendo Direct reveals Dark Souls is coming to Switch

    Nintendo Direct reveals Dark Souls is coming to Switch

    4 monthes ago - By Tech Radar

    Will they, won't they, why won't they? It's been a rollercoaster couple of days for Nintendo fans who have been waiting to hear confirmation or denial of a hotly rumored Nintendo Direct stream. Rumored to be taking place on January 10, fans were waiting eagerly for Nintendo to make some kind of announcement. However, Nintendo simply decided to fan the flames and post the tweet embedded below.
    We know. Cruel. However, it turns out the rumors weren't entirely unfounded. Instead, the Direct appeared on January 11 with very little notice and brought with it a host of Nintendo Switch...
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  • Dark Souls: Remastered Announced on Nintendo Direct Mini

    Dark Souls: Remastered Announced on Nintendo Direct Mini

    4 monthes ago - By Game Skinny

    Get ready to fling your Nintendo Switch across the room because Dark Souls : Remastered is coming to this portable console. Brought to you by Bandai Namco Entertainment, you can look forward to playing this title on May 25th.
    In a surprise Nintendo Direct Mini held this morning, Nintendo announced the first title in the renowned Dark Souls series would be available on their newest platform. The remaster includes the "Artorias of the Abyss" DLC. To sweeten the deal, Nintendo also announced they will improve the framerate and resolution of the original Dark Souls game for its port to the...
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