Nintendo release schedule – April 2017
Posted 2 months ago by Brian in 3DS, News, Switch | 25 Comments | 0 Likes
Switch ships 2.74 million units worldwide, software at 5.46 million, Zelda at 3.84 million
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Nintendo shared some key statistics about Switch and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild as part of its financial results today.
First, total hardware shipments for Switch stands at 2.74 million worldwide. The system has also moved 5.46 million software units.
Nintendo to deliver Fire Emblem Heroes news during 10-minute live stream tomorrow
Posted 2 months ago by Brian in Mobile, News | 5 Comments | 0 Likes
Nintendo and Intelligent Systems have some news to share about the mobile game Fire Emblem Heroes. During a 10-minute live stream tomorrow, the latest information will be shared.
It’ll be hosted at the following times:
– 8:30 PM PT
– 11:30 PM ET
– 5:30 AM in the UK
– 6:30 AM in Europe
You’ll be able to watch the stream as it happens below.
This stream has technically only been announced for Japan at present. However, any news shared should apply to the west as well.
Blaster Master Zero – Gunvolt DLC footage
Posted 2 months ago by Brian in 3DS eShop, Switch eShop, Videos | 3 Comments | 0 Likes
Media Create sales (4/17/17 – 4/23/17)
Posted 2 months ago by Brian in 3DS, New Nintendo 3DS, News, Switch, Wii U | 37 Comments | 0 Likes
The latest Japanese hardware sales from Media Create are as follows:
Switch – 48,694
New 3DS LL – 17,570
PS4 – 15,222
Vita – 5,164
PS4 Pro – 4,112
2DS – 3,945
New 3DS – 1,114
PS3 – 367
Wii U – 262
Xbox One – 68
For comparison’s sake, here are the hardware numbers from last week:
Switch – 45,673
New 3DS LL – 18,115
PS4 – 17,067
Vita – 5,592
PS4 Pro – 4,855
2DS – 4,475
New 3DS – 1,234
PS3 – 432
Wii U – 271
Xbox One – 142
And here are the software charts:
NBA Playgrounds hitting the European Switch eShop on May 9
Posted 2 months ago by Brian in News, Switch eShop | 4 Comments | 0 Likes
NBA Playgrounds arrives on Switch very soon. According to a listing on the European eShop, the game launches on May 9. We expect it to hit North America at around the same time – if not the same day.
We have these new screenshots from NBA Playgrounds:
When the game’s North American date is confirmed, we’ll let you know.
Thanks to Ben for the tip.
Nintendo hosting Splatoon 2 tournament at E3 2017
Posted 2 months ago by Brian in News, Switch | 10 Comments | 0 Likes
Nintendo announced the first part of its plans for E3 2017. At the big expo in June, a special pre-release, exhibition tournament will be held for Splatoon 2.
Specifics about the tournament haven’t been made known just yet. We should be hearing more in the weeks to come.
Nintendo sent out the following notice on Twitter:
— Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) April 25, 2017
Sonic Forces – brand new Classic Sonic footage
Posted 2 months ago by Brian in Switch, Videos | 24 Comments | 0 Likes
[Review] Puyo Puyo Tetris
Posted 2 months ago by Jakob Vujovic in Reviews, Switch | 40 Comments | 0 Likes
Release date: April 25, 2017
Developer: SEGA / Sonic Team
Puyo Puyo Tetris – a crossover of Puyo Puyo and Tetris – has been around in Japan since 2014, having released on just about every platform. With the Switch version as a Japanese launch title, it’s finally getting localized, albeit two months late. It goes without saying that Tetris is well known in the west with its release on every platform imaginable, though SEGA’s Puyo Puyo series is far less renowned internationally as it is in Japan. The last time a Puyo Puyo game saw an official international release was on GameCube in 2004.
Super Mario Run update out now (version 2.1.0) – new buildings, achievements, more
Posted 2 months ago by Brian in Mobile, News | 2 Comments | 0 Likes
A notable update for Super Mario Run is now live. Players on iOS and Android can download version 2.1.0.
In today’s update, Nintendo has added new buildings such as the 8-bit Bowser Statue. Game Center / Google Play achievements are in as well. Other additions include the ability to show your customized Mii character from Miitomo and finding friends with a Nintendo Account.
The full patch notes are as follows: