Tag: nintendo switch

Into the Breach

Into the Breach (Switch) – Review

While Into the Breach may appear to be a turn-based strategy akin to the Fire Emblem series, it tends to have more in common with a puzzle game. And it’s brilliant. The player takes control of three piloted mechs in...

/ February 5, 2019
The Book of Unwritten Tales 2

The Book of Unwritten Tales 2 (Switch) – Review

The Book of Unwritten Tales 2 is a point and click adventure set in a whimsical fantasy world. Talking with lively characters, interacting with fantastical objects, casting spells and getting up to mischief are just a few things you can...

/ February 5, 2019
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Microsoft Wants to Expand Cross-Platform Gaming via Xbox Live on Nintendo Switch

GDC is only one month away and Microsoft have begun to talk about their plans for the future. The most interesting thing of note is that Microsoft wishes to grow Xbox Live through PC, mobile devices and Nintendo Switch. Jeffrey...

/ February 4, 2019
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Nintendo Teased an Unannounced Game that “fans would be delighted to know”

In Nintendo’s financial results meeting, Nintendo was a little cheeky and teased that they have an unannounced titles that “fans would be delighted to know”. As this is for the next fiscal year, we probably won’t be hearing anything about...

/ February 1, 2019

Switchaboo Podcast: Episode 2 – Metroid Prime 4 Delay

Hello everyone and welcome to episode 2 of the Switchaboo Podcast! Today, we’ll be talking about the recent Indie Highlights video, the unfortunate delay of Metroid Prime 4 and our favourite Nintendo characters… Click here for the Soundcloud version.

/ February 1, 2019
Nintendo Switch (Credit Nintendo Australia)

Top Selling Nintendo Switch Games as of December 31, 2018

Nintendo has just updated their top selling title sales units on the Japanese Nintendo website. So let’s go ahead and list them:   10. Kirby Star Allies: 2.42 Million Copies 9. Mario Tennis Aces: 2.53 Million Copies 8. 1-2-Switch: 2.86...

/ January 31, 2019
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Nintendo Switch Has Now Sold 32.37 Million Units

Nintendo has just announced its results for the year ending March 2019, and there are some pretty amazing statistics! For one, the Nintendo Switch has sold 32.37 million units, having sold 14.49 million units sold in the last quarter. Also:...

/ January 31, 2019
Tunche

Kickstarter Project of the Week: Tunche

For this week’s Switch Kickstarter Project of the Week, we will be looking at Leap Game Studios’ Tunche. This game is a “charming, hand-drawn return of 2D beat’em up genre – mixed with roguelike elements, 4-player co-op and a dash...

/ January 28, 2019
Metroid Prime 4

Development on Metroid Prime 4 Restarting from Scratch with Retro Studios

In an update video on Metroid Prime 4, Shinya Takahashi gave some troubling news. Takahashi explained that the game wasn’t meeting the quality standards that Nintendo expect of their games and that development will be entirely scrapped in order to...

/ January 25, 2019
Nintendo Patent

Nintendo Files New Patent for 3D Eye-Tracking Technology

Nintendo isn’t a stranger to filing new and wacky patents and today, they’ve filed another under the US Patent & Trademark Office that shows improved 3D tracking to be utilised on TV screens. The technology shown in the Nintendo patent...

/ January 25, 2019