Astral Chain Overview Trailer

With Astral Chain set to be released in a little over a month Nintendo has released a new Japanese trailer for the game that gives us a general overview of various elements of Platinum Games‘ new action RPG. Humanity’s last chance against an interdimensional invasion is a special living weapon called the Legion. As a rookie officer in the elite police task force Neuron, you and your Legion w...

Luigi’s Mansion 3 Releasing on October 31

Those looking for a bit more of a family friendly scare this Halloween will be happy to hear that Nintendo has something to fit the bill as the company has announced that Luigi’s Mansion 3 will be releasing on the Nintendo Switch on October 31st. In this entry to the series Luigi embarks on a dream vacation with Mario and friends upon receiving an invitation to a luxurious hotel. However, his drea...

Nintendo Switch Lite Officially Revealed

There have been rumors circulating for quite some time that Nintendo would be releasing a cheaper version of the Nintendo Switch sometime this year and today the company made things official. Nintendo is aiming to have the Switch Lite, a brand new version of the Switch focused entirely on handheld gameplay, on September 20th where it will be available in three base colors, yellow, gray, and turquo...

Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order Releasing on July 19

Nintendo has announced that they are planning on releasing Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order on July 19th as a Nintendo Switch exclusive. Featuring a brand new storyline a massive array of super heroes will unite in a race across iconic locations in the Marvel Universe to find the Infinity Stones before Thanos and The Black Order use them to unleash cosmic chaos. Marvel Ultimate Alliance...

Pokemon Sword and Shield Revealed for Switch

After keeping fans waiting Nintendo has finally announced that they are bringing a brand new Pokemon game to the Nintendo Switch in the forms of Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield. Pokemon Sword and Shield will be set in the Galar region, an expansive region with diverse environments ranging from an idyllic countryside, contemporary cities, thick forest, to craggy, snow-covered mountains. It is curr...

Reggie Fils-Aime to Retire as Nintendo of America President and COO

Nintendo has announced that Nintendo of America president and COO Reggie Fils-Aime will be retiring after working for more than fifteen years at Nintendo and where he spent the last thirteen working in his current position. He will be replaced by the current senior vice president of sales and marketing and man with an incredibly fitting name, Doug Bowser. In a statement within the press release, F...

The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening Switch Version Announced

Originally released back for the Game Boy over twenty five years ago Nintendo is looking to take another shot at The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening. During their Nintendo Direct the company announced that they are going to be releasing an enhanced The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening for the Nintendo Switch sometime this year. From the look of the game in the screenshots and trailer, both of w...

Astral Chain Announced for Switch

Perhaps one of the biggest surprises to come out of today’s Nintendo Direct is the fact that the company has announced that they are working with Platinum Games to bring a new action game titled Astral Chain to the Nintendo Switch on August 30th. In the Ark, a multi-cultural city in the near future, disaster strikes when gates to another dimension suddenly appear. Dangerous creatures begin t...

Fire Emblem: Three Houses Releasing in Late July

During the latest Nintendo Direct it was announced that Intelligent Systems is planning on releasing Fire Emblem: Three Houses for the Switch on July 26th where both a standard version of the game will be available for purchase as well as a more expensive “Seasons of Warfare” edition that includes the game, a steelbook case, Sound Selection CD, 2020 calendar, and art book. Fire Emblem:...

Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age: Definitive Edition Announced

In what is likely to be a contender for one of the longest game names in recent year, Square Enix has announced that they have partnered with Nintendo to release Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age: Definitive Edition for the Nintendo Switch with Nintendo handling the release of the game in the West as Square Enix handles Japan themselves. The title will be released in the West sometime th...

New Animal Crossing and Luigi’s Mansion Announced at Nintendo Direct

The latest Nintendo Direct presentation contained some surprise announcements for Switch owners. A new mainline Animal Crossing title is being developed. Not too many details are being shared at this time, but we can expect the game to launch in 2019. As an added bonus, Isabelle from Animal Crossing will be joining the roster for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Luigi’s Mansion 3 is also in devel...

Paid Nintendo Switch Online Service Going Live in Second Half of September

Switch owners have been enjoying Nintendo’s online services for free since the console launched, but that is soon about to change. Nintendo will be joining Microsoft and Sony in offering a premium online service that includes exclusive access to online play starting in mid-September. The exact launch date will be announced in the next few weeks as plans are finalized. Memberships will cost $...

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