GameXplain went hands-on with Super Mario Odyssey this week during a Nintendo press event. The outlet explored the Sand Kingdom by riding Jaxi, jumping into holes in the ground, and finding hidden Hat Doors that hold secrets. Have a look at 10 minutes of footage below.
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The Flame in the Flood Switch tech analysis, PS4 comparison
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The Flame in the Flood recently made it to Switch. With the game having also been published on other platforms, Digital Foundry decided to see how the Switch version holds up.
Similar to other systems, The Flame in the Flood runs at an uncapped frame rate on Switch. That can lead to gameplay that isn’t always smooth. However, the title appears to be fairly comparable to the PlayStation 4 edition.
SEGA shares piano version of Sonic Forces’ “First Bump” main theme
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Limited Run approved for retail games on Switch, first release in 2018
Posted 1 day ago by Joshua in General Gaming, News, Switch | 4 Comments
Limited Run has been having a tough time with Nintendo recently, the big N having put them on hold to deal with bigger developers first. Luckily for Limited Run, Nintendo has approved them today to start working on retail versions of their games.
Their first game on Switch, they say, should be rolling out in 2018.
Excited to announce that we've been approved to publish retail games on the Nintendo Switch.
Our first release will hit in 2018! pic.twitter.com/40ARFrqLJv
— Limited Run Games (@LimitedRunGames) October 20, 2017
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Yono and the Celestial Elephants update to add Switch Pro Controller support
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Yono and the Celestial Elephants creator Niklas Hallin is cooking up a new patch for the game. Currently, the plan is to add in support for the Switch Pro Controller. Hallin says it’ll take some time for the patch to go through Nintendo’s submission process, “but it’s on its way.”
Hallin wrote on Twitter today:
Pro Controller support seems to be working in Yono now. It'll take a while to get a patch through the system, but it's on its way.
— Niklas Hallin (@HallinNiklas) October 20, 2017
Heroes of the Monkey Tavern seems to be getting a demo
Posted 1 day ago by Brian in News, Switch eShop | 1 Comment
Heroes of the Monkey Tavern may very well be getting a demo. The “Coming Soon” section on the European eShop has a listing for the game, with an image promoting that a demo is available. It’s not actually out yet as far as we can tell, but it may be distributed closer to the release.
Monkey Stories hasn’t officially announced the Switch release date for Heroes of the Monkey Tavern. However, it’s currently planned for November 7.
Source: Switch eShop
Nintendo teases new Halloween eShop sale for Europe
Posted 1 day ago by Brian in 3DS eShop, News, Switch eShop, Wii U eShop | 2 Comments
Update: Wii U and 3DS are now confirmed for this as well:
— Nintendo of Europe (@NintendoEurope) October 20, 2017
Original: Next week, Nintendo will be holding a new Halloween eShop sale in Europe. A news message sent out to Switch users today teased the upcoming discounts. It’s possible that Wii U and 3DS will be involved as well, though that isn’t currently confirmed.
Nintendo merely said that gamers can look forward to a number of sales. It’ll begin on October 24, lasting until November 2.
We’ll bring you more news about the sale when we have it.
Source: Switch news