Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate comes to Nintendo Switch!

The highly anticipated Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate, the follow up to Monster Hunter Generations, marks the series debut on Nintendo Switch as an exclusive when it launches on August 28, 2018 for digital and physical retail purchase across North America and Europe. For the first time, gamers have the flexibility to play both local wireless and online multiplayer with up to three other hunters – whether playing at home on the big screen or on the go in handheld or tabletop mode. E3 attendees can check out a demo of the game at the Capcom booth (#2223) this June. A brand new trailer for the title is available now on the press site here. Hunters can face off against the series’ largest roster of unique monsters in this nostalgic look back at the series’ beginnings and evolutions. Take on the role of a brave hunter on an adrenaline-fueled adventure challenging larger-than-life beasts. Completing quests […]

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Nintendo Download, May 10, 2018: Chase Battles Anytime, Anywhere!

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 on 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. and Canada ages 18 and older […]

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Nintendo Announces New Adjustable Charging Stand for Nintendo Switch

Launching on July 13 at a suggested retail price of $19.99, a new adjustable charging stand for the Nintendo Switch system makes playing in Tabletop mode easier than ever. With a handy port for an AC adapter on the side, the adjustable charging stand allows the Nintendo Switch system to be charging while in Tabletop mode, enabling longer play sessions. The angle of the stand can also be adjusted to create the best viewing angle for different environments. Nintendo Switch can be played in three modes: TV mode, Handheld mode and Tabletop mode. Tabletop mode lets players set up the Nintendo Switch system to play games on the go without the need for a TV. The compact and sturdy stand will work with any flat surface, like a tray table on an airplane or a dorm room desk. While not required, the adjustable charging stand makes playing in Tabletop mode more convenient. […]

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Nintendo Announces the Participants in the Super Smash Bros. Invitational 2018 Tournament

Super Smash Bros. Invitational 2018 Tournament Who will emerge victorious when eight talented players from around the world compete in the Super Smash Bros. game for the Nintendo Switch system? The world will find out during the Super Smash Bros. Invitational 2018 tournament taking place the same week as the E3 2018 trade show in Los Angeles. In a recently released video, shown above, Nintendo revealed a global list of invited players that will compete to see who will reign supreme in the upcoming livestreamed event. The announced lineup of competitors includes:  MkLeo – A professional Super Smash Bros. for Wii U player from Mexico. His favorite Nintendo game is Fire Emblem. He was the champion at GENESIS 4 and GENESIS 5. He was also the EVO Japan 2018 champion. ZeRo – A professional Super Smash Bros. for Wii U player from Chile. His favorite Nintendo game is Xenoblade Chronicles. His hobbies include writing and motocross. He was the champion at EVO 2015 […]

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E3 2018 Press Conference Schedule (So Far)

E3 is almost upon us. Believe it or not, E3 2018 is almost here. The annual gaming extravaganza returns to Los Angeles in June for what is poised to be one of the biggest week’s all year for gaming news. Much of the news is expected to come from the various press conferences taking place during the week. Microsoft, Bethesda, and EA have already announced the date and time of their briefings, while we’re expecting Sony, Nintendo, Ubisoft, and others to follow soon. EA kicks things off on Saturday, June 9, with its EA Play briefing, while Microsoft and Bethesda will follow on Sunday afternoon and evening, respectively. Ubisoft will follow Monday afternoon, with Sony’s presentation expected later that evening. Nintendo then keeps things moving with its briefing on the morning of June 12. There will be a PC Gaming Show this year as well, while we hope that indie […]

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Nintendo Switch Online launches this September

Nintendo shares new details about its Nintendo Switch Online service coming in September Nintendo’s upcoming Nintendo Switch Online service is an affordable, multi-featured paid service that lets users enjoy online play for compatible Nintendo Switch games, access classic NES games with added online functionality, back up save data for most games and use additional features for the Nintendo Switch Online smartphone app that will enhance the online experience for compatible games. Nintendo revealed more information about Nintendo Switch Online, including pricing, Save Data Cloud backup and additional details about the classic NES games subscribers will be able to play when it launches in September. U.S. Pricing: Various price points offer a variety of affordable options for different players. Individual memberships: One month: $3.99 Three months: $7.99 12 months: $19.99 Family membership (12 months): $34.99 With a family membership, up to eight Nintendo Account holders will be able to use the Nintendo Switch Online service, […]

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Owlboy: Limited Edition for Switch and PS4 takes flight in July

SOEDESCO announces a unique boxed Limited Edition for Owlboy Rotterdam, The Netherlands – May 4, 2018 – SOEDESCO is delighted to announce that they will be releasing a unique Limited Edition of Owlboy for both Nintendo Switch and PlayStation®4. The Limited Edition will become available in stores on the 13th of July. Limited Edition Contents The Limited Edition of Owlboy includes the base game for either Nintendo Switch or PS4TM along with a range of alluring collector’s items, in an exclusive Limited Edition box. Each of these boxes will include the following items: Owlboy base game for Nintendo Switch or PlayStation®4 Certificate of authenticity with a unique Limited Edition number Original soundtrack, physical copy featuring the majestic Owlboy sounds Owlboy notebook for logging all your adventures Owlboy manual full of useful information about the game Two pins, one of the Owlboy logo and one of main character Otus Two metal coins inspired by the collectible ‘Buccanary coins‘ in […]

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Nintendo Download, May 3, 2018: Time to Get Funky!

Nintendo Download, May 3, 2018: Time to Get Funky!

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 on 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. and Canada ages 18 and older […]

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Too cool for Hyrule: May My Nintendo rewards

May is a special month for Legend of Zelda™ fans! The Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition game for the Nintendo Switch™ system launches on May 18th. The ultimate version of Hyrule Warriors brings the Legend of Zelda™ series to life in new ways, as players take controls of their favorite Legend of Zelda characters in the battle for Hyrule. You can choose from 29 playable heroes and villains, including fan favorites like Link, Zelda, Impa, Skull Kid, Young Link, and Lana. To celebrate the game’s launch, My Nintendo is offering a Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask: Dire Moon Nintendo 3DS™ HOME Menu theme. You can redeem your points up to five times to receive up to five codes for the theme. You can write the code on the back of this Legend of Zelda character printable to share it or simply send cards to other Legend of Zelda fans! Don’t forget to redeem your reward points for a May […]

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MEGA MAN 2 AND MEGA MAN X LIMITED EDITION 30TH ANNIVERSARY CLASSIC CARTRIDGES NOW AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER

Capcom and iam8bit Celebrate Video Game Icon’s 30th Anniversary with Mega Man® 2 and Mega Man® X for Original Platforms SAN FRANCISCO – May 1, 2018 – Capcom and iam8bit are kicking off “Mega May” with the announcement of two nostalgic Mega Man® collectibles: the Mega Man® 2 – 30th Anniversary Classic Cartridge and Mega Man® X – 30th Anniversary Classic Cartridge. These brand new, limited edition reproductions are now available for pre-order on iam8bit.com for $100 each. Units are expected to ship late September 2018. Each game is a Limited Edition of 8,500 units. Each cartridge comes in one of two available colors. Cartridge colorways are randomly inserted into sealed, unmarked boxes so each package is a surprise. Mega Man 2 – 30th Anniversary Classic Cartridge – $100 Limited Edition of 8,500 Opaque Light Blue (7,500 units total) or Translucent, Glow-in-the-Dark Blue (1,000 units total) Brand-new playable cartridge Dual-Fold Box w/ Foil, Gloss & Embossments Premium Instruction Booklet […]

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