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Rocket League coming to Nintendo Switch Holiday 2017

Rocket League coming to Nintendo Switch Holiday 2017

When Rocket League released just over two years ago, it became an instant smash hit.  Originally released on the PS4 and PC, then shortly after on the Xbox One, Nintendo Switch owners will finally be able to get their hands on Psyonix’s Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars sequel. Given the portable and home …

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Metroid 2 Remake coming to 3DS September 15th

Metroid: Samus Returns coming to 3DS

Fans of 2D and 3D Metroid games alike have been clamoring for a new entry in the series for years.  Well, apparently this is the year those fans have been looking forward to.  Hot off the heels of the announcement in the Nintendo E3 2017 Spotlight that Metroid Prime 4 is currently …

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PlayStation E3 2017 Media Showcase Liveblog

PlayStation E3 2017 Media Showcase Liveblog

All times listed in EDT. 20:50 – T-minus 10 minutes. 20:54 – Lots of great reveals during the pre-show. Paving the way (hopefully) for big reveals during the Showcase. 20:55 – Still pre-show, footage on screen of Ni No Kuni II. 20:57 – December 9-10, PSX is returning in 2017. …

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XBOX 2017 E3 Briefing Liveblog

14:02 – Scorpio Official Unit looks like a black Xbox One S 14:03 – Xbox One X is the official name of the Xbox Scorpio and launches November 7th, 2017 14:05 – Full backwards compatibility 14:06 – Supports super sampling for 1080p 14:07 – Liquid cooled vapor chamber and custom power …

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Pokkén Tournament DX Coming to Switch

Following Nintendo’s tweet yesterday, we now know what Nintendo, The Pokémon Company and Game Freak have in store for Switch and 3DS owners in 2017. Nintendo kicked off the eight minute direct announcing Pokkén Tournament DX, scheduled for a September 22nd release on Nintendo Switch.  The deluxe version of the Pokémon fighting game is …

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Pokémon Direct Coming Tomorrow

The internet is aflutter this morning with The Pokémon Company tweeting out from their official Twitter account that a new Pokémon Direct is coming June 6th at 7am PT/10am ET. Mark your calendars, #Pokemon Trainers! A #PokemonDirect is happening on June 6 at 7 a.m. PT! https://t.co/8D6vQ38Bed pic.twitter.com/5H5F1qHWyT — Pokémon …

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Lucky Fan Gets Nintendo Switch Early

A NeoGAF user claimed to be “lucky” enough to have received his Nintendo Switch early. While many were skeptics at first, the user has also uploaded a video containing the first moments of the system setup as well as basic UI functions.  We can pretty much say for sure that this …

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Breath of the Wild is Getting DLC

This morning, The Legend of Zelda producer, Eiji Aonuma, announced The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild will be getting DLC in the form of an expansion pass this year. For the first time in a mainline Zelda title, users will be able to continue their quest in Hyrule with additional content coming in …

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ARM Did Not Confirm Specs For Nintendo Switch

Today the ARM Facebook Page confusingly put up a link to an article by androidpit.com seemingly confirming the 4x ARM Cortex-A57 for the CPU of the Nintendo Switch. We reached out to ARM to get confirmation on this statement, and received the following response to our question. ARM has since …

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Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Confirmed for Switch Launch

Breath of the Wild confirmed for Switch Launch

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild will release March 3rd, 2017 for the Nintendo Switch.  Nintendo confirmed via the live Nintendo Switch presentation that the new Zelda game would be a day one title for Nintendo’s next home/handheld console. Nintendo has been marketing the Legend of Zelda: Breath …

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New Switch Patent Reveals a Host of Goodies

Switch Patent Image 8

Nintendo may have let the cat out of the bag a little early with a plethora of images in a new Switch patent published early yesterday morning. With less than thirty days remaining until the big January 12th Switch blowout, patent images found by a NeoGAF user potentially shed some light …

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Yooka-Laylee Makes the Switch

Yooka-Laylee

Yooka-Laylee, the highly anticipated spiritual sequel to the Banjo-Kazooie series, has been confirmed for release on April 11th, 2017.   However, not all the news was happily received by some fans as Playtonic Games revealed that due to “unforeseen technical issues” Yooka-Laylee will not be released on the Wii U. …

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Nintendo Switch Played Live for First Time on Fallon

Nintendo Switch on The Tonight Show

Nintendo of America President, Reggie Fils-Aime took to The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon last week to show off Super Mario Run. As a surprise to Jimmy, the live audience and fans watching at home, Reggie had one more trick up his sleeve. The Nintendo Switch. For the very first …

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Nintendo Switch Dock to Increase Performance

Switch Dock Increases System Performance

In the month and a half since the Nintendo Switch reveal trailer, speculation has run rampant as to whether the Switch dock displayed in the video somehow increases performance of the  console. Laura Kate Dale at LetsPlayVideoGames has just run a report that states just that. Though there will be no internal …

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