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The original Nintendo Switch may be getting an upgrade – report

Jul 11, 2019 - 5:12 PM

Legal filings point to upcoming Switch component upgrades

SWITCH TO THE SWITCH! Screen shot from Nintendo.com


LOOK: The Nintendo Switch Lite Pokémon edition

Jul 11, 2019 - 3:56 PM

It features illustrations of two new Legendary Pokémon at the back

POKEMON EDITION. Photo by Nintendo


Nintendo Switch Lite announced, priced at $199

Jul 11, 2019 - 2:14 AM

It comes out September 20

SWITCH LITE. Photo from Nintendo


Nintendo says it's working with Tencent to release the Switch in China

Apr 26, 2019 - 6:00 PM

The announcement comes a day after Nintendo unveiled strong full-year profit numbers lifted by strong sales of blockbuster game titles for the Switch console

NINTENDO! In this file photo taken on June 12, 2018, people wait in a line to sample Nintendo Switch games at E3 2018, in Los Angeles, California. File photo by Frederic J. Brown/AFP

Nintendo to release 2 new Switch models in 2019 – report

Mar 25, 2019 - 8:39 PM

One version is reportedly more powerful than the base Switch, while the other variant is said to be the next in line to the 3DS throne

NEW SWITCHES? People wait in line to play Nintendo Switch games at the 24th Electronic Expo, or E3 2018, in Los Angeles, California on on June 12, 2018.File photo by Frederic J. Brown/AFP)

'Pokemon Sword' and 'Pokemon Shield' set for late 2019 on Nintendo Switch

Feb 28, 2019 - 4:59 PM

Nintendo Switch-based Pokemon trainers will finally have a mainline game in the series to enjoy!

'The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening' getting Nintendo Switch remake

Feb 14, 2019 - 9:58 AM

This game, which originally came out in 1993, will get a 'modern re-imagining'

LINK REAWAKENS. Nintendo reimagines 'The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening' for a modern audience. Screenshot from YouTube.

Nintendo says 9-month profit up nearly 25%, lifted by strong titles

Jan 31, 2019 - 3:57 PM

'During the holiday season, software was a great driver of hardware sales,' Nintendo says in a statement

SNES games may be coming to Switch, dataminer claims

Jan 14, 2019 - 2:04 PM

Having SNES games on the Switch adds nostalgic appeal to an already popular console

SNES CLASSIC. Image from Nintendo


Nintendo to make new version of Switch console for 2019 – report

Oct 04, 2018 - 2:21 PM

The new hardware is reportedly slated for a Summer 2019 outing

NINTENDO SWITCH. Kids enjoy playing tunes on a Toy-Con Piano as Nintendo of America hosts the ultimate family-fun battle where families compete in 'Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze' at the Nintendo Gaming Lounge during San Diego Comic-Con at Marriott Marquis & Marina on July 22, 2018 in San Diego, California. File photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images for Nintendo/AFP

'NBA 2K19' review roundup: The gold standard but pay-to-win system mars game

Sep 17, 2018 - 4:17 PM

'NBA 2K19' continues to excel but microtransactions also continue to rule the day in online career modes

Screenshot from NBA 2K19 video


Nintendo first-quarter profits up 44% to $275 million on Switch sales

Jul 31, 2018 - 4:20 PM

'For Nintendo Switch, hardware sales in every region have been trending upwards since the video game expo, E3, was held in the US in June,' the company says in a statement

NINTENDO PROFITS UP. Kids enjoy playing tunes on a Toy-Con Piano as Nintendo of America hosts the ultimate family-fun battle where families compete in 'Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze' at the Nintendo Gaming Lounge during San Diego Comic-Con at Marriott Marquis & Marina on July 22, 2018 in San Diego, California. Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images for Nintendo/AFP

Nintendo reveals 'Super Mario Party,' 'Fire Emblem,' 'Fortnite' for the Switch

Jun 13, 2018 - 12:34 AM

Of the 3 games, Fortnite will be available the soonest, at 10:00 AM Pacific time (1:00 am, Manila time)

SUPER MARIO PARTY. It's coming out on October 5. Image from Twitter.

Square Enix's E3 2018 showcase is short and sweet

Jun 12, 2018 - 1:49 AM

Here's a roundup of the major things from the Square Enix E3 2018 Showcase

20 games we’re excited to see at E3 2018

Jun 10, 2018 - 8:59 PM

E3 is here and we’re listing the 20 titles we’re most excited to see at the premiere gaming event of the year

New Pokémon game coming to Nintendo Switch in November 2018

May 30, 2018 - 12:04 PM

'Pokemon: Let's Go, Pikachu!' and 'Pokemon: Let's Go, Eevee!' will retell the classic Kanto region storyline, and will have interoperability between the Switch game and Pokémon Go

A SWITCH POKEMON TITLE. The game takes the first-generation Pokemon game experience and adds modern touches for its Switch iteration. Screenshot from Pokemon.com

Nintendo annual profits soar 36% to $1.27 billion on Switch sales

Apr 26, 2018 - 4:19 PM

Nintendo has been on a winning streak, with its Switch console flying off the shelves since its launch last year

NINTENDO. Mario attends the Bloomingdale's launch of an exclusive collection with Nintendo on March 8, 2018 in New York City. Photo by Monica Schipper/Getty Images for Bloomingdale's/AFP

5 video games to watch out for this summer

Apr 04, 2018 - 3:30 PM

Looking to beat the summer heat with some cool new games to play? Here's a quick list of our video gaming picks for the summer months!

Nintendo announces new Mario Kart game for smartphones

Feb 01, 2018 - 12:12 PM

Nintendo also confirms that the Switch will be getting its online subscription service by September of this year

MARIO KART. Mario is getting his second game on mobile! Illustration from Nintendo


Nintendo raises profit forecast on strong Switch sales

Jan 31, 2018 - 8:21 PM

The Kyoto-based video game giant says it now expects an annual net profit of 120 billion yen ($1.1 billion), a 41.2% rise from a forecast last October when it nearly doubled its previous net profit projection

NINTENDO'S PROFITS. This file photo taken on January 13, 2017 shows the logo of Japan's Nintendo Co. displayed at a presentation to unveil its new Switch game console in Tokyo. File photo by Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP

Nintendo Switch emulator, Yuzu, in development for PC

Jan 17, 2018 - 5:05 PM

While the playing of copyrighted material on emulation software has legal implications, those looking for a way to play Switch games they own, on a PC, may want to keep a close eye on this

Rappler Game Night: 'Super Mario Odyssey'

Dec 14, 2017 - 7:52 PM

We return to the land of goombas and koopas in the latest adventure of gaming's favorite plumber


[OPINION] Why the Nintendo Switch is winning hearts

Nov 28, 2017 - 5:44 PM

A steady stream of good games packed into a relatively inexpensive and easy-to-use gaming machine makes Nintendo's Switch a winner

NINTENDO SWITCH. Photo by Evan Amos at Wikipedia.

Nintendo nearly doubles net profit forecast on Switch console

Oct 30, 2017 - 5:13 PM

The company now says it expects to sell around 14 million Switch consoles in the current business year, up from an earlier 10 million forecast

NINTENDO'S SUCCESS. Nintendo now expects profit of $748 billion for the fiscal year to March 2018. Screen shot from YouTube.

'Shin Megami Tensei V' coming to Nintendo Switch

Oct 23, 2017 - 8:54 PM

Nintendo's Switch console appears to be the new home for the fan-favorite demon recruiting role-playing game

 Shin Megami Tensei V

Nintendo returns to profit on the Switch

Jul 26, 2017 - 5:03 PM

Nintendo launches the Switch game console with a price tag of 300 It sold 2 7 million units by the end of the month and is now seen as a new pillar for the company s earnings

NINTENDO. This file photo taken on January 13, 2017 shows the logo of Japan's Nintendo Co. displayed at a presentation to unveil its new Switch game console in Tokyo. File photo by Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP

[E3 2017] Short and sweet Nintendo Spotlight packs 2017 with Switch games

Jun 13, 2017 - 11:46 PM

Nintendo Spotlight also brings exciting news on the development of a Pokemon RPG for the Switch

[E3 2017] Bethesda brings in the old and the new

Jun 12, 2017 - 4:57 PM

From Fallout to Skyrim to Wolfenstein Bethesda stuck to what they knew and introduced either additional content or sequels to their current creations Here are the highlights

Nintendo announces new Pokemon-related titles for Switch, 3DS

Jun 06, 2017 - 10:50 PM

Nintendo brings Pokken Tournament DX to the Switch while the 3DS gets Ultra versions of Pokemon Sun and Moon as well as virtual console releases of Pokemon Gold and Silver

POKKEN TOURNAMENT DX. The deluxe version of Pokken Tournament is coming to the Switch! Screen shot from YouTube livestream.

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Apr 28, 2017 - 11:39 AM

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Nintendo eyes sale of 10 million Switch consoles in 2018 fiscal year

Apr 27, 2017 - 6:24 PM

The creator of the iconic Super Mario character launched the Switch in March 2017 and said it sold 2 74 million of the consoles in that month alone

NINTENDO'S SWITCH. Will the Switch change Nintendo's outlook? Screen shot from Nintendo.com

[WATCH] Rappler Game Night: 'The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild'

Mar 07, 2017 - 9:35 PM

In this episode of Game Night join us as we take you on a short tour around the starting area of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

LINK HAS COME TO TOWN. Link's on a quest to save the Princess. Image from Nintendo.

New Super Mario game confirmed for holiday 2017

Jan 13, 2017 - 2:07 PM

Watch the Super Mario Odyssey trailer here

PEEKABOO – The new Super Mario game surfaces. Screengrab from Nintendo/YouTube

Nintendo Switch pricing, games, release date detailed

Jan 13, 2017 - 12:12 PM

3rd UPDATE Nintendo s Switch has a 299 price point and is slated for a March 3 worldwide release Learn more about the console the Joycon controllers and some of the announced games and their trailers

2017's BIG SWITCH. A graphic of the Nintendo Switch. Screen shot from livestream.

Nintendo reboots with new Switch game console

Jan 13, 2017 - 11:34 AM

Nintendo would not comment on the price and only said it would be first announced at the Tokyo briefing scheduled to start at 1:00 pm 0400 GMT; 12:00 pm Manila time

NINTENDO'S SWITCH. Will the Switch change Nintendo's outlook? Screen shot from Nintendo.com

Nintendo to end Wii U production on Friday – report

Nov 02, 2016 - 5:27 PM

UPDATED Nintendo which had shipped around 13 36 million Wii U consoles as of September 30 denies the report despite not knowing the particulars of the article

WII U. A customer plays a video game of Nintendo's Wii U at an electric shop in Tokyo on May 7, 2015. File photo by Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP

Mesin game revolusioner itu bernama Nintendo Switch

Oct 21, 2016 - 10:57 AM

Hingga kini belum ada informasi mengenai spesifikasi hardware dan berapa kisaran harga Nintendo Switch

Nintendo gives sneak geek peak at new portable console

Oct 21, 2016 - 2:18 AM

Nintendo unveils a hybrid machine that can be played at home and on the go thanks to a removable screen like a tablet with the controllers attached

SWITCH TO THE SWITCH! Screen shot from Nintendo.com