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A cheaper Nintendo Switch without bundled TV dock may be coming soon

Want to buy a Nintendo Switch but don't like the price tag? You may be in luck as Nintendo has just started selling cheaper Switch bundles in Japan. It may also suit you if you only plan to play the Nintendo Switch as a handheld game system as well. In Japan - the only country where the bundle is currently on sale - it originally cost 29,980 yen for the full Switch package, while the new dockless bundle comes in at 24,980. By the time you've bought a separate charger for the Switch, the price cu

By | 2018-05-23T08:48:11+00:00 May 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Nintendo Switch hackers are being banned from online services

Not long after its March launch last year, it was revealed that a GPU exploit in the Nintendo Switch could be used to run unofficial software, like pirated games and homebrew ROMs. The Japanese company has begun banning hacked consoles from its online services, sending error notifications when users attempt to log in. According to the message, “The use of online services on this console is currently restricted by Nintendo,” and users will need to “Contact Customer Support via the Nintendo Suppor

By | 2018-05-23T00:52:27+00:00 May 23rd, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Nintendo files for N64 patent in Japan – is this the first sign of the N64 Mini?

After the highly successful launches of the SNES Classic Mini and Nintendo Classic Mini: NES, the N64 Classic Mini isn’t an if, it’s a when. That when may be fast approaching as Nintendo Ltd., the main Japanese branch of Nintendo, has just applied for a trademark in Japan for ‘N64’. The filing in Japan follows a filing Nintendo put in with the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) in October of last year that patents the N64’s trademark trident controller design. It’s not all Golde

By | 2018-05-22T18:04:32+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Nintendo releases cheaper Switch bundle in Japan without dock, power supply

The Nintendo Switch continues to sell very well, and there’s no indication that the hardware will get a price drop anytime soon. But a new bundle released in Japan seems to be aimed at houses that already own one Switch, and could also be attractive for people who only want a portable system and don’t care about hooking it up to a television. This new version of the hardware costs 24,980 yen, which translates to about $227, and excludes the dock, the Joy-Con grip, the HDMI cable and even the AC

By | 2018-05-22T17:00:00+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Rumor: Pokemon on Switch Will Have This Many Pokemon to Catch

In all actuality, there is very little we know about Pokemon for the Nintendo Switch. Some of these rumors have proven to be quite controversial, like the latest one that claims the Pokemon games for the Nintendo Switch will only have the original 151 Pokemon to catch. The poster claims that, like Pokemon GO, Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee will launch with only Kanto-region Pokemon. It’s possible this poster has some inside information, and could be telling the truth about Pokemon on Switch

By | 2018-05-21T16:14:30+00:00 May 21st, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Won’t Be Coming to Nintendo Switch

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 will be released on later this year and, as developer Treyarch confirmed during the game’s recent reveal event, it will have a focus on multiplayer. Unfortunately for fans hoping for a portable version of Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 that will allow them to take part in action-packed battles when they’re out and about, Treyarch has no plans to bring the game to the Nintendo Switch. On the one hand, the confirmation that a Switch version of Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is not

By | 2018-05-21T13:20:05+00:00 May 21st, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Want to play Resident Evil 7 on Nintendo Switch? Sure! You’ll just need to find a good internet connection… in Japan

I have good news and bad news about Resident Evil 7. Capcom's critically adored re-imagining of the Resident Evil series, which originally released for PC, PS4, and Xbox One in 2017, is finally coming to Nintendo Switch. The Switch port that Capcom has announced is called Resident Evil 7: Cloud Version. ), this means you'll need a fairly strong internet connection to play Resident Evil 7 at a manageable quality on the Switch, thus kind of defeating the point of why we wanted a Switch port of the

By | 2018-05-21T10:38:48+00:00 May 21st, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Resident Evil 7 Announced for Nintendo Switch

Last year, Capcom dashed any hope for a Nintendo Switch port of Resident Evil 7 when producer Masachika Kawata denied that the game was in development for the console. However, it looks like Capcom changed its mind, as Resident Evil 7 has officially been announced for the Nintendo Switch – in Japan, at least. Launching exclusively on the Switch eShop in Japan on May 24, Resident Evil 7: Cloud Version will only be playable through the cloud. The cloud-only model may not be for everyone, but if it

By | 2018-05-20T22:22:13+00:00 May 20th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Up to 28% off select first-party Nintendo Switch games

Up to 28% off select first-party Nintendo Switch games Cached Page below :Company: gameidealist, Activity: gameidealist, Date: 2018-05-20  Authors: oscar leeKeywords: news, gameidealist, companies, select, switch, 28, firstparty, games, nintendoCompany: gameidealist, Activity: gameidealist, Date: 2018-05-20  Authors: oscar leeKeywords: news, gameidealist, companies, select, switch, 28, firstparty, games, nintendo

By | 2018-05-20T07:54:18+00:00 May 20th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Resident Evil 7 coming to Nintendo Switch — but just in Japan for now

Resident Evil 7: Biohazard is coming to Nintendo Switch at the end of the week — with some conditions attached. It’s in Japan only for now, and it’s apparently just a digital release. The trailer above, for the survival horror franchise’s official YouTube account in Japan, bills it as the “cloud version” of the game, and that it’s launching May 24. But the game only has a listing on the Nintendo eShop in Japan and only Japanese language is supported. Resident Evil 7 originally launched in Januar

By | 2018-05-19T17:00:00+00:00 May 19th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments
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