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In a new press release, GameStop says that it has reserved all of its first allotment of Switch systems. Over 3,900 stores began taking pre-orders on Friday.

Bob Puzon, senior vice president of merchandising at GameStop, said in a statement:

“The fact that this initial allotment has been completely reserved in a matter of a few days demonstrates gamers desire for this fun and revolutionary gaming system. We’re working closely with Nintendo to get additional Nintendo Switch units, and will let our customers know when they become available. We encourage customers to visit www.gamestop.com/switch and sign up to be get updates about the product and availability.”

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Below are the latest Nintendo products that can be currently pre-ordered at retailers:

* Save 20 percent on pre-orders with Amazon Prime or Best Buy’s GCU. 20 percent off pre-orders on Amazon Canada as well. On Amazon UK, it’s £2 off.

United States

Switch (new)

Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Amazon, Best Buy, GameStop
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Special Edition – Best Buy
1-2-Switch – Amazon, Best Buy, GameStop
Skylanders Imaginators – Amazon, GameStop
Just Dance 2017 – Amazon, Best Buy, GameStop
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – Amazon, Best Buy, GameStop
Arms – Amazon, Best Buy, GameStop
Puyo Puyo Tetris – Amazon, GameStop
Has Been Heroes – GameStop
LEGO City Undercover – Amazon, GameStop
Splatoon 2 – Amazon, Best Buy, Splatoon
NBA 2K18 – Amazon, Best Buy
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim – Amazon, Best Buy
Fire Emblem Warriors – Amazon, Best Buy
Super Mario Odyssey – Amazon, Best Buy, GameStop
Xenoblade Chronicles 2 – Amazon, Best Buy
FIFA – Amazon, Best Buy
Dragon Quest Heroes I-II – Amazon, Best Buy
Minecraft: Switch Edition – Amazon, Best Buy
The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ – Amazon, GameStop
Redout – Amazon, GameStop
Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 – Amazon, Best Buy
Project Octopath Traveler – Best Buy
Minecraft: Story Mode – The Complete Adventure – GameStop

Switch add-ons (new)

Joy-Con (L/R) – Gray – Amazon
Joy-Con (L) – Gray – Amazon
Joy-Con (L/R) – Neon Blue – Amazon
Joy-Con (L/R) – Neon Red Amazon
Joy-Con strap (Gray) – Amazon
Joy-Con strap (Neon Blue) – Amazon
Joy-Con strap (Neon Red) Amazon
AC adapter – Amazon

Switch accessories (new)

PDP Nintendo Switch Elite Player Backpack – Amazon
PDP Nintendo Switch Starter Kit – Amazon
PDP Nintendo Switch Premium Console Case – Zelda Edition – Amazon
PDP Nintendo Switch Secure Game Case – Mario Edition – Amazon
PDP Nintendo Switch Secure Game Case – Zelda Edition – Amazon
PDP Nintendo Switch Official Play & Charge Car Adapter – Amazon
PDP Nintendo Switch Starter Kit – Mario Icon Edition – Amazon
PDP Nintendo Switch Premium Zelda Chat Earbuds – Amazon
PDP Nintendo Switch Joy-Con Gel Guards – Red – Amazon
PDP Nintendo Switch Joy-Con Gel Guards – Blue – Amazon
PDP Nintendo Switch Joy-Con Gel Guards – Gray – Amazon
PDP Nintendo Switch Joy-Con Armor Guards (2) Pack – Red – Amazon
PDP Nintendo Switch Joy-Con Armor Guards (2) Pack – Blue – Amazon
PDP Nintendo Switch Premium Console Case – Amazon
PDP Nintendo Switch Deluxe Game Case – Amazon
PDP Nintendo Switch Premium Console Case – Zelda Edition – Amazon
PDP Nintendo Switch Zelda Collector’s Edition Screen Protection & Skins – Amazon
PDP Afterglow LVL 1 Chat Communicator for Nintendo Switch – Amazon
PDP Nintendo Switch Starter Kit – Link’s Tunic Edition – Amazon
PDP Nintendo Switch Premium Console Case – Mario Edition – Amazon
HORI Game Card Case 24 (Zelda Breath of the Wild Version) – Amazon
HORI Tough Pouch (Black) – Amazon
HORI Game Card Case 24 – Amazon
HORI Compact Playstand – Amazon

Wii U

Darksiders Warmastered Edition – Amazon
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Amazon, Best Buy, GameStop

3DS

Dragon Quest VIII – Amazon, Best Buy, GameStop (pre-order for case)
Runbow Pocket Deluxe Edition – New 3DS only – Amazon, GameStop, Best Buy
Poochy & Yoshi’s Woolly World amiibo bundle – Amazon, Best Buy, GameStop
Poochy & Yoshi’s Woolly World – Amazon, Best Buy, GameStop
Story of Seasons: Trio of Towns (pre-order for capybara plushie) – Amazon, Best Buy, GameStop
Mario Sports Superstars – Amazon, Best Buy, GameStop

amiibo

Poochy – Best Buy
Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Link (Rider) – Best Buy (new)
Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Link (Archer) – Best Buy (new)
Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Zelda – Best Buy (new)
Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Bokoblin – Best Buy (new)
Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Guardian – Best Buy (new)

Accessories

Retro Fighters Pro NES Controller to NES Classic Edition Adapter – Amazon

Books

The Legend of Zelda: Art & Artifacts – Amazon
Pokemon Sun/Moon: Alola Region Collector’s Edition Pokedex & Postgame Adventure Guide – Amazon
Pokemon Sun/Moon: Alola Region Edition Pokedex & Postgame Adventure Guide – Amazon
The Legend of Zelda: Legendary Edition, Vol. 3 – Amazon
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess, Vol. 1 – Amazon
The Legend of Zelda: Legendary Edition, Vol. 4 – Amazon
The Art of Splatoon – Amazon
The Legend of Zelda: Legendary Edition, Vol. 5 Amazon

Canada

Switch (new)

1-2-Switch
Super Bomberman R
Puyo Puyo Tetris
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
Arms
LEGO City Undercover
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
Fire Emblem Warriors
Super Mario Odyssey
Xenoblade Chronicles 2
FIFA

Switch add-ons (new)

AC adapter
Joy-Con Charging Grip
Joy-Con (L/R) – Grey
Joy-Con (L) – Grey
Joy-Con (R) – Grey
Joy-Con Strap (Grey)

Wii U

Darksiders Warmastered Edition
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

3DS

Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King
Runbow Pocket Deluxe Edition – New 3DS only
Poochy & Yoshi’s Woolly World
Poochy & Yoshi’s Woolly World amiibo bundle
Story of Seasons: Trio of Towns

Books

The Legend of Zelda: Art & Artifacts
Pokemon Sun/Moon: Alola Region Collector’s Edition Pokedex & Postgame Adventure Guide
Pokemon Sun/Moon: Alola Region Pokedex & Postgame Adventure Guide
The Legend of Zelda: Legendary Edition, Vol. 3
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess, Vol. 1
The Legend of Zelda: Legendary Edition, Vol. 4
Art of Splatoon
The Legend of Zelda: Legendary Edition, Vol. 5

UK

Switch (new)

Zelda: Breath of the Wild
1-2-Switch
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
Arms
Splatoon 2
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
Super Mario Odyssey
Fire Emblem Warriors
Xenoblade Chronicles 2
FIFA

Switch add-ons (new)

Switch Pro Controller
Joy-Con Wheel Pair
Joy-Con Charging Grip
Joy-Con Controller Pair (Grey)
Joy-Con (L) – Grey
Joy-Con (R) – Grey
Joy-Con Controller Pair (Neon Red/Blue)
Joy-Con strap (Neon Blue)
Joy-Con strap (Neon Red)
Joy-Con strap (Grey)
Accessory set
AC adapter

Wii U

Darksiders Warmastered Edition
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

3DS

Dragon Quest VIII
Dragon Ball Fusions

Books

The Legend of Zelda: Art and Artifacts
Pokemon Sun/Moon: Alola Region Collector’s Edition Pokedex & Postgame Adventure Guide
Pokemon Sun/Moon: Alola Region Pokedex & Postgame Adventure Guide
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess, Vol. 1
The Legend of Zelda: Legendary Edition, Vol. 3
The Legend of Zelda: Legendary Edition, Vol. 4
Art of Splatoon
The Legend of Zelda: Legendary Edition, Vol. 5

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Some new comments from Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime have popped up from CNET.

First, Reggie commented on the number of Switch’s launch games and ensuring that more titles will be available in the months following release. On that, he said:

“Launch day is not the be-all and the end-all. It really is the steady pacing of content that continually reinforces for the people who bought into the platform why they made a smart choice, as well as what compels people who might be sitting on the sidelines to jump in. We feel we have this great ongoing march of content to motivate you to jump into the platform.”

Reggie also weighed in on the decision to offer a paid online subscription with Switch. He also confirmed that there will be no friend codes.

“People have taken shots at us for that. The reality is, the way that online experiences have progressed, it’s an expensive proposition. The amount of servers we need to support Smash Brothers or Mario Kart — these big multiplayer games — is not a small investment. There are no friend codes within what we’re doing.”

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The official Splatoon tumblr has been posting all sorts of information about the Wii U’s games sequel over the past few days. Information shared includes details on the hub, weapons, and more. Get the full lowdown below.

The Squid Research Lab can confirm that Inkopolis Plaza is no longer the central hub of Inkling culture. Apparently a new location within Inkopolis known as “Inkopolis Square” is now the most popular area for young Inklings. Many new businesses have opened shop in Inkopolis Square, and it is only two subway stations away from Inkopolis Plaza. We at the Squid Research Lab were surprised to learn that the center of Inkling culture has changed locations in such a short amount of time, but perhaps there is something to be learned about the Inkling way of life in all this. Or maybe we’re just thinking about it too hard.

A Squid Research Lab special report:
As we suspected, Turf War is still the most popular sport among Inklings. The basic rules of this sport remain the same–two teams of four Inklings compete to cover the largest area of ground with their ink color within the allotted time. Inklings still eat, sleep, and breathe Turf War, and the sport still drives the direction of fashion, art, and language for Inkling culture.

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YouTube video Hypertonic shared a new video which gives us a rough idea as to how Zelda: Breath of the Wild’s loading times stack up on Wii U and Switch. See it below.

It’s not perfect science, but there’s no question that Zelda will load more quickly on Switch. Producer Eiji Aonuma has already confirmed that information.

Square Enix has published the official Japanese boxart for Dragon Quest Heroes I-II. Check it out above.

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ntower has shared another round of off-screen gameplay from Disgaea 5 Complete. Get a look at the latest footage below.

Nintendo UK has posted a couple of hands-on videos for Switch titles based on player impressions. Videos for Zelda: Breath of the Wild and Arms are below.

Nintendo UK published a new video of Snipperclips on its YouTube channel today. We’ve gone ahead and posted it below.

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild may have dual audio voices. After speaking with a French Nintendo representative, one person was told that all copies will provide the option to use Japanese voice acting instead of the game’s native language. Since this isn’t confirmed by Nintendo officially, take this news with a grain of salt for now.

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