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More comments from NVIDIA CEO Jen-Hsun Huang have come in, who spoke about Switch during the company’s latest financial call last week.

Huang indicated to callers that the system’s Tegra processor is similar to what’s found within Sony and Microsoft consoles plus most gaming PCs. Thanks to that, developers should be able to port games over to Switch fairly easily.

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The Game Awards 2016 are just a few weeks away, and now we know the full set of nominees across various categories. Several Nintendo-related titles are up for consideration, including Fire Emblem Fates as “Best Mobile/Handheld Game” as well as “Best Strategy Game”. Zelda: Breath of the Wild is also nominated for “Most Anticipated Game”.

Head past the break for the lineup of categories that include Nintendo games. The entire lineup is on the official site here.

Lets Play Video Games isn’t the only outlet coming forward with alleged information about Switch’s software lineup. Emily Rogers now has a brief report up about what to expect from the Mario Kart title shown in the system’s debut video.

According to Rogers, Mario Kart Switch will include all content from the Wii U game – meaning tracks and characters – along with the DLC. Additionally, Nintendo is packing in “new tracks, new playable characters, and a new-and-improved battle mode.” The company listened to criticism about Mario Kart 8’s battle mode.

Rogers also mentions that Mario Kart’s development on Switch is finished. It will arrive within the first three months of the console’s launch.


Laura Kate Dale has been publishing regular updates about Switch. Today, she’s come out with an extensive, unconfirmed post about the system’s software lineup.

As we’ve heard throughout the week, Zelda: Breath of the Wild will not be available in time for Switch’s launch. Even though we apparently won’t be seeing it until a few months after the system launches, Nintendo still intends to release the game on Wii U.


SuperMetaldave64 posted a new video interview with Brjann Sigurgeirsson, CEO of Image & Form. Sigurgeirsson discussed the SteamWorld series, working with Wii U, and the Switch. Hear what he had to say in the video below.

Another developer has come forward with plans to make games for Switch. QubicGames will initially be bringing two titles to the platform: 2 Fast 4 Gnomz and Audio Hero. Both were confirmed as part of the company’s latest financial report.

2 Fast 4 Gnomz (Geki Yaba Runner) is a name that should sound familiar, as it came to both WiiWare and the 3DS eShop. Audio Hero is a bit more under-the-radar, but we can say that it’s a platformer and runner with simple controls in which the player’s interactions are synchronized with the music. It will initially arrive on various platforms during the second half of 2017.

We should note that QubicGames does not actually appear to have access to development kits for Switch as of yet. But given the studio’s presence on Nintendo platforms over the years, it shouldn’t be too long before that changes.

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Following Switch’s announcement video, EA was confirmed as one of many partners on board with Switch. However, no specific titles have been announced thus far. While that may be so, we’ll be seeing at least one of EA’s projects on Nintendo’s new system, and it’ll be a significant one.

At the UBS Global Technology Conference, EA CFO Blake Jorgensen teased:

“In terms of Nintendo, in their announcement they announced that we’ll be supporting with a game or two on that new platform. We haven’t yet announced what game, but you should assume that it’s one of our bigger games we’ve been involved with.”

Jorgensen also spoke about Switch more generally, stating:

“We’re excited for Nintendo, it’s an interesting device, but I can’t yet predict how broad it’s going to be, and will people be interested in a portable device alongside their regular portable device that they have.”


Yesterday, a report published by Emily Rogers suggested that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild wouldn’t be making Switch’s launch in March. Two additional sources are now backing up that claim.

Rogers originally mentioned that Breath of the Wild’s localization would run through the end of the year. She added that the game would then require about four-to-six months of testing. Today, Eurogamer writes that they’ve been “told of the same schedule, as Nintendo is committed to launching the game in as close to perfect a state as possible after so long in development.”

Separately from Eurogamer, Laura Kate Dale of Let’s Play Video Games wrote on Twitter a few hours ago that “Breath of the Wild missing the Switch launch lines up with info I had heard but not multi sourced. Don’t expect it in March.”


Many have hoped – and some have assumed – that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild would be out right alongside Switch next March. Unfortunately, that may not be the case.

Emily Rogers, who has a fairly solid track record with Switch rumors, writes in a new blog post today that the new Zelda title won’t be ready for March. Rogers heard in September “that the localization for the game was becoming more work than anyone had anticipated” due to “all of the game’s text, NPCs, quests, etc.” She then received word recently that the localization was still not going as smoothly Nintendo had hoped, with one source stating that it’s very ambitious.

Laura Kate Dale of Let’s Play Video Games has published another report on the Switch. Again, these are just rumors at the moment, but Laura has been pretty accurate on her Switch reporting so far.

According to two separate sources of hers, the UK-based store GAME “has been informed of the Nintendo Switch’s wholesale price to retailers” and will sell the Switch at a price of £199.99. This is not a price dictated by Nintendo, as console manufacturers are not allowed to set suggested retail prices for their consoles, but it’s pretty likely that the system will be sold across the UK at that price.

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