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Nintendo Switch passes 10 million in Europe, hardware sales jump in 2019
Nintendo Switch passes 10 million in Europe, hardware sales jump in 2019
After disappointing its investors when it missed its sales targets by the end of 2018, Nintendo has good news to share about the performance ...... 10 Oct 2019
Android comes to Switch with unofficial ROM
Android comes to Switch with unofficial ROM
The first publicly available Android ROM for Nintendo Switch has been released by developers at XDA. The unofficial firmware is based on ...... 29 Jul 2019
Switch Joy-con 'drifting' draws class action lawsuit against Nintendo
Switch Joy-con 'drifting' draws class action lawsuit against Nintendo
A legal firm has filed a class-action lawsuit against Nintendo due to a 'drifting' problem with the Joy-con controller for the Switch console. ...... 23 Jul 2019
New Nintendo Switch brings hugely improved battery life
New Nintendo Switch brings hugely improved battery life
Nintendo has unveiled a new version of its highly successful gaming console Switch. The new version has first been introduced in Japan, but ...... 18 Jul 2019
Tech companies are moving manufacturing out of China to avoid tariffs
Tech companies are moving manufacturing out of China to avoid tariffs
After Hon Hai Precision, better known as Foxconn, assured investors that iPhones could be assembled outside the China if needed, others are following suit. ...... 13 Jun 2019
Nintendo developing a cheaper version of the Switch
Nintendo developing a cheaper version of the Switch
Entry to console gaming has always been pretty inexpensive, but soon it might be less expensive than ever, thanks to affordable versions planned ...... 01 Feb 2019
Nintendo Switch is fastest selling console of this generation
Nintendo Switch is fastest selling console of this generation
Figures from the NPD Group are being touted by Nintendo as evidence that the Switch is the fastest selling video games console of the current generation. ...... 19 Dec 2018
YouTube lands on Nintendo Switch
YouTube lands on Nintendo Switch
Nintendo Switch users can now watch YouTube videos on the console, with support for 360-degree content. The availability of YouTube for Nintendo ...... 09 Nov 2018
Nintendo is planning to release a new Switch next year, WSJ
Nintendo is planning to release a new Switch next year, WSJ
Nintendo's newest console, a combination of a handheld and a traditional gaming console, has been a success, even to a surprising degree one could argue. ...... 04 Oct 2018
Sony caves: Fortnite cross-platform support coming
Sony caves: Fortnite cross-platform support coming
Sony was ferociously attacked over Fortnite cross-platform for months, but the company did not budge. They've been adamant that crossplay between ...... 27 Sep 2018
Nintendo Switch cloud saves won't work with all games
Nintendo Switch cloud saves won't work with all games
The upcoming Nintendo Switch Online service won't support cloud saves for all games due to concerns about cheating. The official page for ...... 10 Sep 2018
Nintendo targets ROM sites in legal crackdown
Nintendo targets ROM sites in legal crackdown
Nintendo is targeting websites that distribute ROM copies of its classic video games from legacy platforms with lawsuits. The Japanese gamemaker ...... 13 Aug 2018 - 3 comments
Nintendo blocking Switch pirates from online play
Nintendo blocking Switch pirates from online play
Nintendo is blocking pirated games for the Switch console from accessing the Nintendo network. According to posts on the SwitchHacks subreddit, ...... 22 Jun 2018
Nintendo Switch being investigated for alleged patent infringement
Nintendo Switch being investigated for alleged patent infringement
The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) has opened an investigation into Nintendo over alleged patent infringement following a complaint from Gamevice. ...... 02 May 2018 - 1 comment
Nintendo Switch breaks U.S. console sales record
Nintendo Switch breaks U.S. console sales record
Nintendo has revealed that sales of its Nintendo Switch games console have broken the previous record held by its Wii home console in the United States. ...... 05 Jan 2018
Nintendo Switch outsold PS4 and Xbox One in July
Nintendo Switch outsold PS4 and Xbox One in July
Nintendo's latest gaming console, Nintendo Switch, has been near impossible to get in some parts of the world for some time now. In July, Nintendo ...... 18 Aug 2017 - 2 comments
Here are all the important Nintendo releases from E3, with trailers
Here are all the important Nintendo releases from E3, with trailers
The world's leading video game conference E3, or Electronic Entertainment Expo, is currently going on in Los Angeles but we've already witnessed ...... 15 Jun 2017 - 2 comments
Nintendo Switch dead pixels annoy buyers
Nintendo Switch dead pixels annoy buyers
Some gamers with a new Nintendo Switch are complaining about annoying dead or stuck pixels on the device's LCD screen. Nintendo has responded ...... 07 Mar 2017 - 3 comments
Switch is selling faster any Nintendo console before it
Switch is selling faster any Nintendo console before it
Nintendo's new gaming console has been in the stores for just a few days but the buzz around it seems to have proved it a success. The console ...... 07 Mar 2017 - 6 comments
WATCH: Peak inside Nintendo Switch with iFixit teardown
WATCH: Peak inside Nintendo Switch with iFixit teardown
iFixit has once again documented a teardown of a popular new consumer electronics product; this time the Nintendo Switch, a Joy-Con controller and the Dock. ...... 04 Mar 2017
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