Gamescom Award Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope Best Nintendo Switch Game

Gamescom 2021: Gamescom Award Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope Best Nintendo Switch Game

Today at Gamescom 2021 Award the Best Nintendo Switch Game award went to Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope beating out co-nominee Just Dance 2022. Mario, Rabbid Peach and their friends are back for a new adventure of cosmic scale in Ubisoft’s  Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope! Cursa, a mysterious and malevolent entity seeks out energy to further its nefarious plans, plunging the galaxy into chaos. Twisting the planets with its evil influence, it’s determined to consume all the energy of the Sparks, uncanny creatures formed by the fusion of Lumas & Rabbids, and destroy all who stand in its way. To bring order back to the galaxy and save the Sparks, Mario and friends team up with Rabbids heroes in a journey through mysterious and ever-surprising planets. Join them on their adventure to take on Cursa and its dangerous minions while exploring a variety of planets filled with […]

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GameStop Reveals Top Ten Switch Pre-Orders Since June 2021

This week GameStop revealed its top ten most pre-ordered Nintendo Switch games over the past couple of months. Data is based on reservations starting June 8. Metroid Dread continues to be the most anticipated release and the Pokémon Diamond and Pearl remakes – due out this November – are in second place. The full lineup is as follows: 1. Metroid Dread 2. Pokemon Brilliant Diamond/Shining Pearl Double Pack 3. Mario Party Superstars 4. Pokemon Legends: Arceus 5. Shin Megami Tensei V 6. Pokemon Brilliant Diamond 7. WarioWare: Get It Together! 8. Doki Doki Literature Club Plus 9. Sonic Colors: Ultimate 10. Advance Wars 1 + 2 Re-Boot Camp As for the current top-selling Switch game, Nintendo’s Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is still out in front with 37.08 million unit sales worldwide. (June 2021) Sources: nintendoeverything.com and nintendolife.com

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NINTENDO SWITCH ACHIEVES ITS BEST OCTOBER SALES TO DATE

Nintendo Switch and Nintendo Switch Lite Sold a Combined 735,926 Units in the U.S. With growth of 136% when compared to the same month in 2019, the Nintendo Switch family of systems saw its strongest October sales yet, with more than 735,000 units sold between Nintendo Switch and Nintendo Switch Lite in the U.S. According to numbers provided by NPD Group, the October 2020 sales of Nintendo Switch are the second-highest October sales of any video game console in history, only outdone by the 807,000 units sold of the Wii system in October 2008. October continues a record-setting streak for Nintendo Switch as the best-selling video game console for 23 consecutive months – the most months in a row for any video game console since NPD Group started tracking sales numbers. To date, Nintendo Switch has sold more than 22.5 million units in the U.S., according to NPD. And according to internal Nintendo […]

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Nintendo Switch Achieves Its Best Week of Sales Ever in the U.S.

Nintendo Switch Achieves Its Best Week of Sales Ever in the U.S.

Nintendo Switch Sold More Than 830,000 Units Over Thanksgiving Week REDMOND, Wash., Dec. 4, 2019 – Over Thanksgiving week (Nov. 24 to Nov. 30), the Nintendo Switch and Nintendo Switch Lite systems sold a combined total of more than 830,000 units in the U.S., according to internal data. This ranks as the single best week of U.S. sales in Nintendo Switch history. These results were bolstered in part by the recently introduced Nintendo Switch Lite system and a variety of Black Friday offers, such as a Nintendo Switch bundle that included a full game download of the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe game at no additional charge. Total sales of Nintendo Switch in the Americas have reached 17.5 million units. Additionally, Cyber Monday broke records as well, becoming the best one yet for Nintendo Switch. “Holiday shoppers see the value of Nintendo Switch, which offers a vast library of games for every type of player,” said Nick […]

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Nintendo Switch Sales Surpass 15 Million in North America

Nintendo Switch is the Best-Selling U.S. Video Game Console for 10 Months in a Row REDMOND, Wash., Oct. 17, 2019 – The Nintendo Switch and Nintendo Switch Lite systems have combined to sell over 15 million units in North America since the launch of the flagship Nintendo Switch system in March 2017, according to internal data from Nintendo. Through September, Nintendo Switch sales in North America were up more than 20% year to date. In the U.S. alone, Nintendo Switch has been the best-selling video game console for 10 months in a row, according to the NPD Group, which tracks video game sales in the United States. “As we enter our third holiday season, Nintendo Switch is creating smiles and enjoying broad appeal, with more than 15 million consumers across North America playing their favorite games whenever and wherever they like,” said Nintendo of America President Doug Bowser. “And this holiday, we are […]

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Nintendo Download, Aug. 8, 2019: Pillars of Eternity Comes to Nintendo Switch

In addition to video games available at retail stores, Nintendo also offers a variety of content that people can download directly to their systems. Nintendo adds new games weekly to Nintendo eShop, which offers a variety of options for the Nintendo Switch console, the Wii U console and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems. Nintendo eShop is a cash-based service that features a wide variety of content, including new and classic games, applications and demos. Users can add money to their account balances by using a credit card or purchasing a Nintendo eShop Card at a retail store and entering the code from the card. All funds from one card must be loaded in Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch, Wii U or the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, but can be used in any Nintendo eShop if the systems are linked to a single Nintendo Account. Customers in the U.S. […]

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Switch eShop charts Ending June 29th 2019

Switch eShop charts Ending June 29th 2019

One again its time to see which games did well and which need to try harder.. This week’s Switch US eShop charts are as follows: All Games 1. NBA 2K19 2. Cadence of Hyrule 3. Super Mario Maker 2 4. Crypt of the NecroDancer 5. Hollow Knight 6. My Friend Pedro 7. Cuphead 8. Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled 9. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe 10. Stardew Valley 11. Minecraft 12. Timberman VS 13. Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night 14. Final Fantasy VII 15. Super Mario Odyssey 16. Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 17. Zelda: Breath of the Wild 18. Super Mario Maker 2 + Nintendo Switch Online Bundle 19. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate 20. Little Nightmares 21. Robonauts 22. Overcooked 2 23. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim 24. Rocket League 25. SEGA Ages Sonic the Hedgehog 26. Geki Yaba RUnner Anniversary Edition 27. Unravel Two 28. Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle 29. […]

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Nintendo eShop EU – December 2018 Top 15 Sold

Nintendo eShop EU – December 2018 Top 15 Sold

Lots of deals characterized the EU eShop the past few weeks and that was well reflected in the current charts for the Month of December 2018. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate took the monthly chart by storm, debuting right at the top… However, several titles featuring in the Top 10 had some unexpected appearances including Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle, returning at 2nd thanks to great discounts during the Holidays. Also positively influenced by Christmas-themed deals is Crypt of the NecroDancer returning to life at 4th, right above Mario Kart 8 Deluxe in at 5th, while Octopath Traveler showed that the sword is still unbending at 8th. Crash Bandicoot: N.Sane Trilogy closes out the Top 10 while Gris, Nomada Studio’s breathtakingly beautiful experience, debuts at 6th. 01. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo) {2018.12.07} 02. Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle (Ubisoft) {2017.08.29} 03. Super Mario Party (Nintendo) {2018.10.05} 04. Crypt of the NecroDancer: Nintendo Switch Edition (Brace […]

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Most Downloaded Games of 2018 on the US eShop

Most Downloaded Games of 2018 on the US eShop

Nintendo of America recently published a list of the “best-selling games on the Nintendo Switch system released in 2018” as they say, while detailing it’s based on the top downloads on Nintendo eShop and Nintendo.com of “full titles released in 2018”. So, let’s take a look at the yearly ranking for the Americas! The chart is based on the amount of downloads each title generated with no distinction between paid items and free-to-play titles, as Fortnite shows up at the top, followed by the surprising Fallout Shelter at 2nd and Paladins at 3rd. Other f2p games appearing in the Top 10 include Warframe (5th) and Arena of Valor (6th). In paid titles, we have Super Smash Bros. Ultimate as the one charting the highest, at 4th, in spite of its release less than one month ago, followed by Minecraft (7th) and Team Cherry’s masterpiece Hollow Knight (8th); the latter is also […]

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Nintendo Switch is the Fastest-Selling Video Game System of this Generation

Nintendo Switch Maintains Strong Momentum Into Its Second Holiday Season REDMOND, Wash., Dec. 18, 2018 – Nintendo Switch has become the fastest-selling video game system of this hardware generation through 21 months, according to The NPD Group, which tracks video game sales in the United States. From its launch in March 2017 through November 2018, Nintendo Switch has sold more than 8.7 million units, outpacing U.S. sales of all other current-generation systems at the same point in their life cycles. Nintendo is also the overall top-selling U.S. software publisher so far for 2018, according to NPD data through November. This performance should receive an additional boost from the December release of the Super Smash Bros. Ultimategame, which has become not only the fastest-selling Nintendo Switch game of all time, but also the fastest-selling game in the Super Smash Bros. series, with U.S. sales of over 3 million units in just 11 days, according to Nintendo’s […]

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