Three NES Games Jump, Punch and Blast Their Way to Nintendo Switch Online in April

Three NES™ games are coming to the Nintendo Switch Online service this month, including a star of the Mushroom Kingdom, a star of the boxing ring and a star of, well, the stars themselves! Super Mario Bros.™: The Lost Levels, Punch-Out!!™ Featuring Mr. Dream and Star Solider will all be available to play on the Nintendo Switch™ system starting on April 10. Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Levels – Originally released in Japan as Super Mario Bros.® 2, this game has previously made only brief cameo appearances in the Western Hemisphere. Mario fans will appreciate the familiar look and feel of the game, while finding that its updated gameplay creates an entirely new challenge. In addition to the classic enemies already known to fans worldwide, there are also Poison Mushrooms, backward Warp Zones and the occasional wind gust (which can help or hinder your progress). Punch-Out!! Featuring Mr. Dream – As young boxer Little Mac, players have a once-in-a-lifetime chance to battle the […]

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Vanquish Mythical Monsters and Go Island Hopping on Nintendo Switch Online in March

After falling from Angel Land, the NES™ games launching on Nintendo Switch Online this month have landed on a tropical paradise. On March 13, classics Kid Icarus™ and StarTropics™join dozens of other NES games as part of the Nintendo Entertainment System™ – Nintendo Switch Online collection. Kid Icarus – The evil goddess Medusa has stolen the Three Sacred Treasures and imprisoned the goddess of light, Palutena, in her evil plot to control all. Play as Pit, a young angel who has been entrusted with a magical bow and arrow. Fight against hordes of enemies that swoop from above and below. Secure the Three Sacred Treasures from their evil guardians, equip them and face Medusa in the final battle. StarTropics – Step into the shoes of Mike Jones, a teenage star pitcher from Seattle, who has come to the tropics to visit his famous archaeologist uncle, Dr. Jones. After being told that his uncle has been abducted, Mike begins a […]

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Nintendo Download, Feb. 14, 2019: Everything’s Falling into Place

Nintendo Download, Feb. 14, 2019: Everything’s Falling into Place

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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Mario and Kirby Classics Join NES – Nintendo Switch Online on Feb. 13

The next additions to the Nintendo Entertainment System™ – Nintendo Switch Online game collection star some of Nintendo’s most beloved characters, including Mario, Luigi, Princess Peach, Toad and Kirby! On Feb. 13, the Kirby’s Adventure™ and Super Mario Bros.™ 2 games will be available to play anytime, anywhere as part of the Nintendo Switch Online service. Kirby’s Adventure – Using 20 unique tricks and Kirby’s ability to steal enemies’ powers by swallowing them, you’ll have to make your way through a horrific land filled with all kinds of nightmares. Recover the broken pieces of the Star Rod, and everyone in Dream Land will sleep peacefully once again. If you fail, the citizens of Dream Land will be subjected to a lifetime of terrible nightmares. Super Mario Bros. 2 – Mario, Luigi, Princess Toadstool and Toad embark on a quest together to save the day against the villainous Wart. Pick up items and throw them at your adversaries to clear levels in seven […]

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Nintendo Download, Dec. 13, 2018: Join Gris, Henry and an Alien on Three Different Journeys

Nintendo Download, Dec. 13, 2018: Join Gris, Henry and an Alien on Three Different Journeys

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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A Ninja, a Lolo and a Wario: Three Additional NES Games Come to Nintendo Switch Online in December

Being a Nintendo Switch Online member gives players access to a variety of features, including a collection of NES™ games with added online play that can be enjoyed on a Nintendo Switch™system. On Dec. 12, three games will be added to the Nintendo Entertainment System – Nintendo Switch Online library: Adventures of Lolo, Ninja Gaiden and Wario’s Woods™. Adventures of Lolo – After the love of his life, Lala, is kidnapped by the devilish King Egger and taken to his haunted castle, our hero, Lolo, sets out to rescue her. The journey is perilous, as the Great Devil’s fortress is guarded by a massive army. But Lolo has a few tricks up his sleeve. Combining clever environmental puzzles with tricky enemies and an engaging style, Adventures of Lolo is a true classic. Ninja Gaiden – Take on the role of Ryu Hayabusa, a rising ninja in his family’s clan who travels to America to seek vengeance for his father’s death. Fight your […]

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DARK SOULS: REMASTERED

DARK SOULS: REMASTERED NETWORK TEST FOR NINTENDO SWITCH WILL BEGIN SEPTEMBER 21ST

Nintendo Switch owners wanting a taste of what DARK SOULS: Remasteredhas in store for them can get a sneak peek with a Network Test which begins Friday, September 21st and goes through Sunday, September 23rd. The test will run from 5:00pm – 9:00pm PDT each day and will be available to download starting today through the Nintendo eShop. The DARK SOULS: Remastered Network Test will take place in the Undead Parish with access to single player and multiplayer content. The full game will be available on October 19, 2018. Please note that a subscription to Nintendo Switch Online is required to be part of the DARK SOULS: Remastered Network Test. Save data from the Network Test will not carry over to the final game.

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GRIP: Combat Racing

Wired Productions Releases Details for GRIP: Combat Racing’s Fierce Multiplayer Action

Split-Screen, Tournaments, Leaderboard and More Showcased on New Multiplayer Trailer for the Upcoming Arcade Combat Racer on PlayStation®4, Xbox One, Nintendo SwitchTM and PC via Steam® Watford, England – September 19, 2018 – Wired Productions Ltd., a leading independent video games publisher, and developer Caged Element Inc. are delighted to share details on the multiplayer features for GRIP: Combat Racing – a ferociously fast, futuristic arcade combat racer – including split-screen, tournament creation and online leaderboards. Hurtling towards its November 6, 2018 release on PlayStation®4 and PlayStation®4 Pro; Microsoft® Xbox One family of devices including the Xbox One X and Windows PC; Nintendo Switch™ and Windows PC via Steam®, GRIP: Combat Racing offers players a unique competitive experience, testing their reflexes to the limit as they hurtle towards the finish line at over 767 mph. Those wishing to take their highly tuned skills into the PvP sphere can enjoy: Split-screen competitive play […]

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Nintendo Switch Online Connects Console Owners

Paid Service Includes Online Play, NES Game Collection, Save Data Cloud Backup, Smartphone App, Special Offers REDMOND, Wash., Sept. 19, 2018 – Nintendo Switch Online has arrived. The paid online service for Nintendo’s go-anywhere home video game system comes with an array of features that provide a great value to Nintendo Switch owners. Individual memberships are available for $3.99 for one month, $7.99 for three months or $19.99 for 12 months. Up to eight Nintendo Account holders can use a family membership, which costs $34.99 for a year. “In addition to online play, Nintendo Switch Online includes Save Data Cloud backup for compatible games, a growing library of classic NES games with newly added online play, a smartphone app for voice chat and other features for supported games, and exclusive special offers, like a pair of wireless NES Controllers that can be used to play NES games on Nintendo Switch,” said Doug Bowser, Nintendo […]

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Nintendo Switch Online – Overview Trailer

Nintendo Switch Online: With Nintendo Switch Online*, members gain access to online play and Save Data Cloud backup in compatible games, the NES – Nintendo Switch Online collection of classic games with added online play, special offers and a smartphone app with features to make online gaming sessions more fun and engaging for supported games. In addition to Splatoon 2, more online games will support voice chat through the app, including Mario Kart 8 DeluxeARMS and Mario Tennis Aces.

Nintendo Switch owners won’t automatically become members when the service launches on Sept. 18, so they will need to purchase an individual or family membership in order to continue enjoying their online play in compatible games. For pricing information, and to pre-order a 3- or 12-month individual membership from select retailers so you can be ready to go once the service launches, visit https://www.nintendo.com/switch/online-service/pricing.

There are options for both individual and family memberships (up to 8 users). Level up with a Nintendo Switch Online membership!

A free seven-day trial will also be available. At launch, 20 NES games, including Super Mario Bros. 3The Legend of Zelda, and the newly announced Ice Hockey and Pro Wrestling(available for the first time since its 1987 release) will be available to play, with more games added regularly.

*Persistent Internet and compatible smartphone required to use app. Data charges may apply. Nintendo Account age 13+ required. Online play, Save Data Cloud backup and Nintendo Switch Online smartphone app features available in compatible games. Not available in all countries. The Nintendo Account User Agreement, including the Purchase and Subscription terms, apply.