RUMOR: July 2018 NPD Market Research Data Leaked! Nintendo Switch #1 Hardware

 

Due next week are the official NPD numbers release but reports are circulating currently stemming from reliable sources and Read more “RUMOR: July 2018 NPD Market Research Data Leaked! Nintendo Switch #1 Hardware”

[SWITCH] Super Smash Bros: More Than 70 Fighters, 100 Stages, 900 Music Tracks [VIDEO/DETAILS]

A legendary vampire hunter and a fan-favorite villain are Read more “[SWITCH] Super Smash Bros: More Than 70 Fighters, 100 Stages, 900 Music Tracks [VIDEO/DETAILS]”

NEW: Diablo 3 Eternal Collection’s Performance & Nintendo Exclusive Assets [ALL DETAILS]

Diablo III will run at 60 fps “across the board” and have a 720p resolution when in handheld mode (and 960p when docked).

Diablo III includes the original release version of the MMORPG, Reaper of Souls expansion, Rise of Necromancer pack, all updated materials including Read more “NEW: Diablo 3 Eternal Collection’s Performance & Nintendo Exclusive Assets [ALL DETAILS]”

RUMOR: Future Nintendo Direct SEPTEMBER 2018 Revealing 2 New Switch Pokemon Titles & More!

 

Amazon UK has listings of several Switch titles (Possibly 30) stating source being peculiar “Nintendo Switch event” & inside the leak includes 2 Pokemon 3DS titles for Switch. Could be old/ mistake/ error, & it could mean a Nintendo Direct is coming soon with several announcements therein, Retailers (especially the big ones like Amazon) often have advance info to prepare promotions and pre-orders. Amazon did something similar several months back where they put up placeholders for a ND. Read more “RUMOR: Future Nintendo Direct SEPTEMBER 2018 Revealing 2 New Switch Pokemon Titles & More!”

RUMOR: New Super Mario Bros U Deluxe Heading To Switch [DETAILS]

 

Mario’s latest 2D platforming iteration from last gen is building steam via rumor-mill to be offering a port to those gaming on Nintendo’s hybrid console this gen. There isn’t much indication detailing the extent of the softwares portfolio if being a deluxe version and including Read more “RUMOR: New Super Mario Bros U Deluxe Heading To Switch [DETAILS]”

Wayforward’s SHANTAE AND THE PIRATES CURSE eShop Listing Appears [SWITCH]

Shantae

Nintendo’s eShop Australian listings of Nintendo Switch indicate the third game in Wayforward’s Shantae series coming soon. So prepare to embark on a brand new adventure with Shantae, the hair-whipping belly dancing genie. When she loses her magic, Shantae must team up with her nemesis, the nefarious pirate Risky Boots in order to save Sequin Land from an evil curse. As a pirate, Shantae gains new weapons to advance her quest, slay monsters, battle epic bosses…and hopefully get her magic back in the bargain! But can she really trust her deadliest enemy?

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New Screen Lock & Whitelist Features in Nintendo Switch Firmware v5.0.0

A user on Reddit shared a screenshot earlier tonight of the latest update to the Parental Control app that mentions some new features requiring Nintendo Switch firmware v5.0.0.

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[SPLATOON] Is The Next Splatfest Going To Be A Gang War? Bloods -VS- Crips?

NINTENDO GETTING GANGSTER!

Splatoon was developed by Nintendo’s Entertainment Analysis & Development division, and originated from having a competitive multiplayer ink-based territory control game, which was later expanded to include squids and the ability to swim through the ink. The concept was created by lead programmer Shintaro Sato, who had previously worked on titles in the Animal Crossing franchise. The development team for Splatoon was generally composed of younger Nintendo employees (compared to other titles by the company). The main appeal of the game is its online competitive 3rd person shooter matchups where two teams pick a side and battle it out in these huge special Turf War events hosted under the name “Splatfest”.

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[NEW] Phantasy Star Online 2 Gets Nintendo Switch JPN Release Date [FOOTAGE/DETAILS]

The game was noted heading for Switch September of last year by Sega, and now a confirmed release date scheduled for April 4, 2018 (Japan only so far) spotted within yesterday’s unique Japanese version of Nintendo’s digital broadcast.

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Retro Studios’ Secret Project Is “Story Heavy” And Likely A New Nintendo IP [DETAILS]

The popular employment-oriented social networking service LinkedIn has provided clues through a profile listing of Retro Studios talent that illustrates one of the writers at Retro Studios (previously a manager) had updated their Resume with the following detail:

Working with a highly skilled team to bridge the gaps between game design needs and telling a compelling story in a meaningful world. Finding the best ways to construct the narrative we want the player to experience with the tools and restrictions available through text, dialogue, and non-traditional storytelling.

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