Hands-on with the Nintendo Switch

Nintendo Australia kindly invited us to their Nintendo Switch preview event at the Melbourne Convention Center and thanks to time zones we were among some of the first people in the world to go hands-on with the new console. I was lucky enough to try a decent number of new titles and go hands-on with every Switch control configuration you could think of and these are my honest opinions after spend...

Fire Emblem Direct Dated for January 18th

A new Nintendo Direct has been announced specifically focused on the Fire Emblem series. No further details were given on any official channels. With the very brief CGI trailer (which you can view below) shown in yesterdays Nintendo Switch presentation I honestly wouldn’t expect any news on the newly announced Fire Emblem Warriors especially as Nintendo is excluding it from their 2017 lineup...

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Heading to Switch on April 28th

It may miss the launch date but the heavily rumoured port of Mario Kart 8 is indeed real and heading to the Nintendo Switch on April 28. The game is titled Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and builds on everything Mario Kart 8 offered on the Wii U but also add: Inking Boy, Inkling Girl, Bowser Jr., Dry Bones and King Boo as new characters. A completely revamped battle mode that includes the standard Balloon Ba...

Nintendo Switch Presentation Live Summary

The Nintendo Switch has finally been unveiled! Welcome to our semi live coverage of Nintendo’s big press conference centered around it’s latest home console! This article has been typed up live during the conference so you’ll get all the news summarised in one place mixed in with some screenshots and my reactions to the big announcements. If you want to watch the whole conference...

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Launches on March 3

One of the biggest games that fans were hoping to hear about finally having a release date was The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and Nintendo made sure to wait until the very last second of their Nintendo Switch presentation to reveal that tidbit of information. After showing off everything else the company had to offer and following a large trailer that we will have up when it is available ...

Super Mario Odyssey Revealed for Nintendo Switch

Nintendo announced their next big Mario game during their Nintendo Switch presentation and it just so happens to be called Super Mario Odyssey. This game will follow Mario as he ventures outside of the Mushroom Kingdom and visits unfamiliar worlds. Some of these worlds will look quite familiar to fans as many of them are taken from real-life. It also appears that Mario’s hat will be an actua...

Splatoon 2 announced for Switch this Summer

One of the big games that fans were hoping to see during Nintendo‘s presentation for the Nintendo Switch was something Splatoon related and thankfully they don’t have to wait long. The company has announced that Splatoon 2 will be released for the Switch in Summer 2017, pushing it past the launch date but still during the launch window. Alongside the reveal of the game the company stat...

1 2 Switch Revealed as First Switch Party Game

Nintendo announced their very first brand new Switch game for the Nintendo Switch and it just so happens to be a mini-game collection. 1 2 Switch as it is called will be released alongside the Switch on March 3rd though no price was announced at the time and unlike your standard games, this one is described as one where the player will be looking at their opponent rather than at the screen. The pr...

Nintendo Switch Launches Worldwide on March 3rd

Nintendo did not hold back with their presentation for the Nintendo Switch as the company kicked off the video with the news everyone was waiting for, the release date and the price. Nintendo announced that they will be launching the Nintendo Switch worldwide on March 3, 2017 and at launch it will cost $299.99 in North America and 29,980 yen in Japan though the company did state to check with your...

Nintendo Switch Official Event Detailed & Complete Rumour Roundup

Nintendo have announced that major details on their upcoming console the Nintendo Switch will be revealed at an official event in Tokyo on January 13th at 3PM AEDT. For those in the US that’s January 12th at 11PM EST. We have also been lucky enough to be invited to a localised hands-on event in Melbourne on the 14th of January, so expect a full news breakdown of all the new information and o...

Generation 2 Pokemon Begin Appearing in Pokemon GO

The Pokemon GO craze has definitely died off after a couple months of phenomenal success on mobile devices, but those who remain loyal to the game will be pleased to know Pokemon from the Gold, Silver and Crystal era of games are beginning to make their appearance. Starting today fans will be treated to a new title screen, the ability to catch a special festive Pikachu sporting a Santa hat and hat...

Super Mario Run New Trailer Reveals More Details

It looks like we could have another Pokemon GO situation on our hands here with Super Mario Run. Start with the already popular ‘runner’ genre, mix in the iconic Super Mario Brand, throw in tight, simple controls and then add some fun looking additional game modes and Nintendo looks to have a sure-fire winner on their hands. The new trailer released today shows off new level elements, ...

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