“Introducing Nintendo Switch” video
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Nintendo UK just uploaded the following video, called “Introducing Nintendo Switch” to their Youtube channel. This is actually the video that was used in the Switch presentation earlier today, but with subtitles instead of an English voiceover. It gives a quick overview of the Switch’s docking functionality and its Joy-Con controllers.
Steering wheel accessory coming to Switch, used for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
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Mario Kart 8 is getting an upgraded version on Switch – and so is one of the controllers compatible with the original version. Just like the Wii Steering Wheel, which you could slot a Wii Remote into, the Switch is getting its own steering wheel-type controller. It seems like either the left or the right Joy-Con can be placed into the slot in the middle of the wheel. There are also two shoulder buttons located on the back of the wheel:
These pictures were obtained by Eurogamer at the Switch preview event in Frankfurt.
More: Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
Full Travis Touchdown artwork from Suda51’s upcoming Switch game; illustrated by Yusuke Kozaki
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Suda51’s appearance and his subsequent announcement of a new game featuring Travis Touchdown was definitely one of the biggest surprises at the Switch presentation. Suda51 has now posted the piece of artwork used to announce the game on his personal Twitter account, seen above. He also notes that the artwork was drawn by Yusuke Kozaki, who is perhaps best known among Nintendo fans for his character design work on Fire Emblem: Awakening and Fire Emblem: Fates.
Switch console pre-orders live on Amazon US
Posted on 4 years ago by Brian(@NE_Brian) in News, Switch | 41 Comments
Amazon US has now joined the party of Switch console pre-orders. Get it here. You’ll be able to receive the system on March 3.
EA has announced that it is developing a new entry in the FIFA series for Switch. Look for it later this year.
Switch will have paid online service, system is region free
Posted on 4 years ago by Brian(@NE_Brian) in News, Switch | 6 Comments
Nintendo shared the first details about its online services today for Switch:
– Can use smart device to invite friends to play online, chat with friends, etc.
– Users can try out service for free at launch
– Paid service this fall
Also revealed today is that all game software will be region free.
Switch launches on March 3 for $299.99
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Nintendo announced way back in April 2016 that Switch would be launching worldwide this March. Today, the company finally revealed a final release date.
Switch will arrive in stores on March 3. Pricing is set at $299.99.
A look inside the Nintendo Switch Presentation 2017 venue
Members of the press are starting to enter the venue for the Nintendo Switch Presentation 2017. Have a look for yourself with the images and clips below.
— Takashi Mochizuki (@mochi_wsj) January 13, 2017
— IGN Japan (@IGNJapan) January 13, 2017
— Ben From Tokyo (@BenFromTokyo) January 13, 2017
Nintendo Switch Presentation 2017 live stream, live blog
The Nintendo Switch Presentation 2017 is almost here. In just two hours, Nintendo will be kicking off the event. It’ll begin at 8 PM PT / 11 PM ET / 4 AM in the UK / 5 AM in Europe.
You can watch the event as it happens with the live stream below. We’ll also be posting a live blog below, which Jake will be handling. Any significant news will also be posted separately. Make sure your body is ready!
Hey, it’s Jake! Presentation hasn’t started yet, but we are seeing the venue on streams! Laser show, DJ, and audience filling up. Times to get hyped!
Shinja Takahashi, head of Software Development, is now speaking about how the Switch has taken aspects of previous Nintendo consoles
Going over controllers now….
GameStop stores showing amount of Switch pre-orders available
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As of tomorrow, GameStop stores will begin accepting pre-orders for Switch. Thankfully, it now looks like various locations are putting up notices indicating how many units they have available. The number should give consumers a better idea about the pre-order situation.