News items tagged with switch

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Hero Release Date Teased

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Hero Release Date Teased

Ever since E3 2019, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate fans have been patiently waiting for Dragon Quest‘s Erdrick, aka “Hero,” to make his way into the game. We still don’t have an official release date for...

By Dalton Cooper on 18 July 2019
Fortnite: The Story of Season 9

Fortnite: The Story of Season 9

The final week of Season 9 in Fortnite‘s battle royale mode has arrived, and with it comes map changes with large implications. Fortnite players will likely have noticed that the giant pink robot bei...

By Rory Young on 18 July 2019
Mario Maker 2 Level Removed Nearly Without Explanation

Mario Maker 2 Level Removed Nearly Without Explanation

Super Mario Maker 2, one of GameStop’s most pre-ordered games of E3 2019, has been receiving a lot of attention from Switch owners and Twitch streamers as of late, and the Mario Maker community is al...

By Brandon McIntyre on 18 July 2019
How Long New Nintendo Switch Battery Can Play Games

How Long New Nintendo Switch Battery Can Play Games

Nintendo has announced a new version of the Nintendo Switch, with better battery life. The new version of the popular home console can be played on the go for around four and a half to nine hours, a...

By Jasmine Henry on 17 July 2019
Fortnite Solar Array for Jungle, Snow, and Desert

Fortnite Solar Array for Jungle, Snow, and Desert

It’s week 9 in Fortnite, which means that a new set of challenges are available to complete. Additionally, a new Fortnite crossover with Stranger Things has begun, with skins themed after the popular...

By Anthony Taormina on 05 July 2019
Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Review

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Review

With his work on the critically-acclaimed Castlevania: Symphony of the Night, Koji Igarashi played an instrumental role in creating the “Metroidvania” genre of games. His subsequent Castlevania games...

By Dalton Cooper on 04 July 2019
Fortnite Fortbyte 83 Location and How to Get It

Fortnite Fortbyte 83 Location and How to Get It

Over the past weeks, players have been scouring the Fortnite map for Fortbytes, collectible computer chips that will, ultimately, “decrypt a mysterious image” and unlock rewards. Indeed, Fortnite Sea...

By William Parks on 04 July 2019
Fortnite Giant Rubber Duck Location: Where to Find It

Fortnite Giant Rubber Duck Location: Where to Find It

Fortnite‘s 14 Days of Summer event is on-going, providing players with a brand new challenge every day. This has tasked players with a variety of tasks such as finding giant beach balls and unicorn f...

By Joshua Duckworth on 04 July 2019
Fortnite: Where to Find and Visit 3 Clocks

Fortnite: Where to Find and Visit 3 Clocks

Fortnite‘s season 9 week 8 challenges are here. They require players to complete a landing challenge, deal 500 damage with assault rifles, apply 400 shields, visit 3 different clocks around the battl...

By Joshua Duckworth on 30 June 2019
Fortnite Fortbyte 11 Location and How to Get It

Fortnite Fortbyte 11 Location and How to Get It

The new Fortnite season 9 week 8 challenges have arrived, and they require a lot from gamers who aim to complete the full circuit of challenges. Aside of standard battle-based challenges like dealing...

By John Jacques on 30 June 2019
Fortnite Fortbyte 53 Location and How to Get It

Fortnite Fortbyte 53 Location and How to Get It

Fortnite Season 9 is in full swing and players are working hard to complete the many challenges this season. While there are plenty of generic challenges, players are also tasked with tracking down F...

By Patrick Kirk on 30 June 2019
Fortnite: Where to Find Unicorn Floaties

Fortnite: Where to Find Unicorn Floaties

Fortnite‘s 14 Days of Summer challenge is live, and players are busy scouring the map for hidden items to earn some sweet cosmetic rewards. Players have danced at beach parties and tracked down giant...

By Patrick Kirk on 30 June 2019
Pokemon Red Remade in Fortnite, Here's the Map Code

Pokemon Red Remade in Fortnite, Here's the Map Code

Back in Season 7, Fortnite introduced Creative Mode, giving fans the tools to create their very own battle royale maps. As is often the case when games add robust creation tools, Fortnite fans ran of...

By Dalton Cooper on 30 June 2019
Fortnite Fortbyte 60 Location and How to Get It

Fortnite Fortbyte 60 Location and How to Get It

The next Fortbyte is ready for the taking in Fortnite, and is in another food-themed location. Here are the tips you’ll need to go out there and claim it for yourself. In order to access Fortbyte 60,...

By Curt Hutson on 30 June 2019
Fortnite Fortbyte 67 Location and How to Get It

Fortnite Fortbyte 67 Location and How to Get It

Another Fortnite challenge is ready to be undertaken and today’s prize is Fortbyte 67. To snag the latest Fortbyte, players will need show off their glider skills and fly through a series of rings. H...

By Curt Hutson on 30 June 2019
Fortnite Adding Halle Berry John Wick Skin

Fortnite Adding Halle Berry John Wick Skin

Fortnite recently got a new update, and it brought with it a brand new John Wick skin for fans – but it’s not for Keanu Reeves. With the main character of the movie trilogy already having two skins i...

By John Jacques on 30 June 2019
Fortnite Beach Balls: Where to Bounce Giant Beach Balls

Fortnite Beach Balls: Where to Bounce Giant Beach Balls

In addition to on-going tasks such as finding Fortbyte 43 at the banana stand, Fortnite is introducing its new 14 Days of Summer event that gives players a new challenge to complete every day over th...

By Joshua Duckworth on 23 June 2019
Fortnite Fortbyte 43 Banana Stand Location

Fortnite Fortbyte 43 Banana Stand Location

The hunt for Fortbytes in Fortnite continues, with a new challenge recently added to the game. Fortbyte 43 is now ready for retrieval, and we’ll explain what players will need to do to claim it. Many...

By Curt Hutson on 23 June 2019
Fortnite: Season 9 Week 7 Secret Battle Star Location

Fortnite: Season 9 Week 7 Secret Battle Star Location

Fortnite may be on the back slope of season 9, but the highly popular battle royale title is as busy as ever. Season 9 Week 7 offers players a variety of challenges such as earning 3 suppressed weapo...

By Joshua Duckworth on 23 June 2019
Fortnite Fortbyte 49 Location: Where to Find Ice Cave

Fortnite Fortbyte 49 Location: Where to Find Ice Cave

In past Fortnite Seasons, players only had to be on the lookout for secret battle stars. However, Fortnite Season 9 adds a brand new collectible for battle royale players to hunt down in the form of...

By Dalton Cooper on 17 June 2019
Fortnite Will Have Stranger Things Crossover

Fortnite Will Have Stranger Things Crossover

The streaming service Netflix has made its intentions clear to start adapting some of its original shows and movies into video games. While interactive content, such as Black Mirror: Bandersnatch, Mi...

By CJ Schummer on 10 June 2019
Former Epic Games Exec Wanted to Cancel Fortnite

Former Epic Games Exec Wanted to Cancel Fortnite

Fortnite is one of the most successful video games of all time, and has made an absurd amount of money for Epic Games. However, if then-Director of Production Rod Fergusson had stayed at Epic Games i...

By Dalton Cooper on 10 June 2019
Fortnite Update Adds New Storm in a Bottle Item

Fortnite Update Adds New Storm in a Bottle Item

Season 9 of Fortnite Battle Royale kicked off last night, bringing with it plenty of changes and additions like the futuristic new style of Tilted Towers. Players have also begun hunting new Fortbyte...

By Derek Nichols on 07 June 2019
Fortnite Season 9 Week 5 Secret Battle Star Location

Fortnite Season 9 Week 5 Secret Battle Star Location

As Epic Games prepares for a big Fortnite presence at E3 2019, Week 5 rolls on in Season 9. Yet again, there are a series of challenges for players to complete and a new storm in a bottle item to pla...

By Anthony Taormina on 07 June 2019
Known Fortnite Cheater Qualifies for World Cup Event

Known Fortnite Cheater Qualifies for World Cup Event

It wouldn’t be a Fortnite World Cup qualifying weekend if there wasn’t a little controversy and yet again Epic Games finds itself in a tough situation. A known Fortnite cheater who was previously ban...

By Anthony Taormina on 31 May 2019
Does Fortnite Season 9 Week 4 Have A Battle Star?

Does Fortnite Season 9 Week 4 Have A Battle Star?

Fortnite‘s Season 9 Week 4 challenges are now live, tasking players with finding a holographic tomato head and more. Just like past weeks in Fortnite, completing all of the challenges will unlock a l...

By Dalton Cooper on 31 May 2019
Bulletstorm: Duke of Switch Edition Announced at PAX East 2019

Bulletstorm: Duke of Switch Edition Announced at PAX East 2019

About a week ago, the video game developer Gearbox Software posted an image on Twitter to promote its panel being held at PAX East 2019, with the picture having teased something related to Duke Nukem...

By Kyle Sledge on 28 March 2019
Dead by Daylight Ash vs Evil Dead Gameplay Revealed

Dead by Daylight Ash vs Evil Dead Gameplay Revealed

Not too long ago, it was confirmed that the video game developer Behaviour Interactive would be including Ash vs Evil Dead DLC at some point in the near future for its survival horror title Dead by D...

By Kyle Sledge on 28 March 2019
Fortnite Season 8 Week 5 Secret Battle Star Guide

Fortnite Season 8 Week 5 Secret Battle Star Guide

A new week in Fortnite means a new set of challenges, and a new set of challenges means a new secret reward. Per the alternating battle star and banner pattern established back in season 6, players w...

By Joshua Duckworth on 28 March 2019
Xenoblade Dev Hiring for New Zelda Game

Xenoblade Dev Hiring for New Zelda Game

A few years ago, Nintendo enlisted the aid of Monolith Soft to assist in the development of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Now it seems the Big N is putting even more trust into Monolith So...

By Dalton Cooper on 28 March 2019
The Walking Dead Final Season Episode 4 Review

The Walking Dead Final Season Episode 4 Review

The fabled day has arrived, and the final episode of the Walking Dead Final Season is available now. Thanks should be given to Skybound Games for finishing Clementine’s story after the unfortunate cl...

By Joshua Duckworth on 28 March 2019
Fortnite: How to Find All S8 Battle Stars and Banners

Fortnite: How to Find All S8 Battle Stars and Banners

With Fortnite season 8 well underway, players are tasked with a new series of challenges every week in a drastically changed landscape. The advent of season 8 saw the emergence of the volcano and two...

By Joshua Duckworth on 14 March 2019
Fortnite: Search Where the Magnifying Glass Sits

Fortnite: Search Where the Magnifying Glass Sits

In previous seasons of Fortnite, players had to find treasure maps hidden throughout the battle royale map, and then follow their directions to secret battle stars. Season 8 of Fortnite mixes things...

By Dalton Cooper on 14 March 2019
Fortnite: Where to Destroy Cacti in the Desert

Fortnite: Where to Destroy Cacti in the Desert

Fortnite Battle Royale has now reached Season 8 Week 3, and players can attempt to take on a fresh list of different Battle Pass challenges in the free-to-play multiplayer sandbox shooter in order to...

By Kyle Sledge on 14 March 2019
Mortal Kombat 11: How Long is the Story?

Mortal Kombat 11: How Long is the Story?

Ever since the 2011 Mortal Kombat reboot, story has had an increased focus for the franchise. That will hold true for the upcoming Mortal Kombat 11, which is set to have a time-bending story mode fea...

By Dalton Cooper on 12 March 2019
Super Smash Bros. May Bring Back Two Fan Favorite Modes

Super Smash Bros. May Bring Back Two Fan Favorite Modes

Nintendo has regularly supported Super Smash Bros. Ultimate since the game’s launch a few months back, making balance changes, running special in-game events, and even adding a new character in the f...

By Dalton Cooper on 10 March 2019
Shrek Added to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate in New Mod

Shrek Added to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate in New Mod

Since launch, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate has had a number of mods made for it. Typically these mods add new characters to the game’s massive roster, like Waluigi or even Deadpool. And now Shrek, the...

By Dalton Cooper on 10 March 2019
MK11: Cassie Cage Dabs When She Beats an Opponent

MK11: Cassie Cage Dabs When She Beats an Opponent

Mortal Kombat 11 fans have slightly over a month to wait until the highly anticipated gory fighting title launches, but as we near its date, developer NetherRealm Studio has been providing fans with...

By Joshua Duckworth on 08 March 2019
MK11 Gameplay Trailer Highlights Cassie Cage

MK11 Gameplay Trailer Highlights Cassie Cage

Not too long ago, the video game developer NetherRealm Studios released a story trailer which confirmed that the likes of Erron Black, Jacqui Briggs, and Cassie Cage would be making their return in t...

By Kyle Sledge on 08 March 2019
Smash Bros. Creator Used IV Drip While He Worked

Smash Bros. Creator Used IV Drip While He Worked

Nintendo ended 2018 with a bang as the company launched Super Smash Bros Ultimate to the Switch, the definitive and most content-packed entry the series has ever seen. The hard-working Masahiro Sakur...

By Derek Nichols on 08 March 2019
Trials Rising Review

Trials Rising Review

Ubisoft RedLynx’s Trials series has long been a favorite franchise for players looking to experience a deft mixture of zany, over-the-top motorcycle trial racing and lavish, elaborately designed set...

By Kyle Sledge on 01 March 2019
Retro Shooter Wrath Made With Original Quake Engine

Retro Shooter Wrath Made With Original Quake Engine

“You Will Not Survive,” is the tagline for Wrath: Aeon of Ruin, a brand new 90s-inspired FPS built on original Quake technology. As the tagline implies, Wrath is a throwback to the visceral, gory, hi...

By Rory Young on 01 March 2019
Mortal Kombat 11 is Bringing Back D'Vorah

Mortal Kombat 11 is Bringing Back D'Vorah

NetherRealm Studios announced Mortal Kombat 11 just two months ago during The Game Awards 2018, but since then has kept a steady pace by unveiling members of the fighting game’s roster at a rate of o...

By Rory Young on 15 February 2019
Mortal Kombat 11 Director Teases Classic Characters

Mortal Kombat 11 Director Teases Classic Characters

NetherRealm Studios has busily been revealing new characters for Mortal Kombat 11 over the past week. First came Kano’s announcement, one of Mortal Kombat‘s most recognized fighters. Then came Kabal...

By Rory Young on 15 February 2019
Mortal Kombat 11 Gear is Cosmetic-Only

Mortal Kombat 11 Gear is Cosmetic-Only

During Mortal Kombat 11‘s Kommunity Reveal live stream, NetherRealm Studios announced that the forthcoming fighting game would have a gear system allowing players to customize the appearance of each...

By Kyle Sledge on 15 February 2019
Mortal Kombat 11 Adds Jade to Fighting Game Roster

Mortal Kombat 11 Adds Jade to Fighting Game Roster

About a week ago, NetherRealm Studios Creative Director Ed Boon teased to fans that there are even more classic characters to come in the latest entry of the company’s long-running fighting game fran...

By Kyle Sledge on 15 February 2019
Nintendo Direct Airing Tomorrow

Nintendo Direct Airing Tomorrow

Good news, Nintendo fans. The company has announced a Nintendo Direct for tomorrow, February 13 at 2:00pm PT, 5:00pm ET. Nintendo of America posted an announcement on Twitter today, asking fans to tu...

By Curt Hutson on 15 February 2019
Smash Ultimate's Most-Used Fighter is FF7's Cloud

Smash Ultimate's Most-Used Fighter is FF7's Cloud

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is Nintendo’s most ambitious iteration of the franchise yet, offering 70 total unique fighters as of the addition DLC fighter Pirahna Plant. Yet in a funny coincidence, Sup...

By Rory Young on 15 February 2019
Smash Bros. Ultimate Piranha Plant May Corrupt Saves

Smash Bros. Ultimate Piranha Plant May Corrupt Saves

The latest update for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate dropped yesterday, adding the playable fighter Piranha Plant to the game as free DLC. However, those eager to check out the new fighter might regret i...

By Sarah Fields on 15 February 2019
Super Smash Bros. Tournament Tries to Hide Online Lag

Super Smash Bros. Tournament Tries to Hide Online Lag

The Super Smash Bros. Ultimate North American Open online tournament is in full swing, but not entirely smoothly. Lag is just an unfortunate reality in an online tournament, especially in Super Smash...

By Rory Young on 15 February 2019
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Adding Joker in April

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Adding Joker in April

Nintendo has been steadily updating Super Smash Bros. Ultimate since launch to fix balance issues and even add a new fighter. During today’s Nintendo Direct livestream, Nintendo announced that Super...

By Patrick Kirk on 15 February 2019
Super Smash Bros.: What It Would Take to Get Dante

Super Smash Bros.: What It Would Take to Get Dante

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate has an absurdly large roster of fighters that represent all kinds of different video games, including some third-party characters like Solid Snake, Cloud Strife, and soon P...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 February 2019
Mortal Kombat 11 Leak Reveals Returning Characters

Mortal Kombat 11 Leak Reveals Returning Characters

With several months left until the launch of Mortal Kombat 11, NetherRealm Studios still has plenty of character reveals to make. But while the studio would love to keep to its strict schedule, there...

By Anthony Taormina on 15 February 2019
Yoshi's Crafted World for Switch Gets Release Date

Yoshi's Crafted World for Switch Gets Release Date

At E3 2017, Nintendo announced Yoshi’s Crafted World, a quirky platformer with a unique art style that was originally set to launch for the Switch in 2018. Unfortunately for Yoshi fans, the game was...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 January 2019
Why Dead Cells Won't Be Getting a Sequel

Why Dead Cells Won't Be Getting a Sequel

Dead Cells was one of 2018’s standout indie games. A 2D side-scrolling rogue-like with tight controls and compelling action, the title led many players to keep pushing through each death to run throu...

By Weston Albert on 15 January 2019
Biggest Game Releases and Events for September 2018

Biggest Game Releases and Events for September 2018

The gaming industry never really slows down. There are notable game releases every month, not to mention industry events, in-game events for ongoing games, expansions, DLC, betas, and more. September...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 September 2018
BloodStained Delayed to 2019 Vita port cancelled

BloodStained Delayed to 2019 Vita port cancelled

Last year, the crowdfunded title Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night was delayed into 2018 due to an internal shakeup, causing the game’s original developers to move away from the project. As we near t...

By CJ Schummer on 15 August 2018
Yoshi Switch Game Delayed to 2019

Yoshi Switch Game Delayed to 2019

Several months ago, we declared Yoshi to be one of the most exciting Nintendo Switch games of 2018, with the side-scrolling platformer set to be a return to form for the company while also giving the...

By Kyle Sledge on 15 June 2018
Fire Emblem: Three Houses Gets Trailer, Release Window

Fire Emblem: Three Houses Gets Trailer, Release Window

Nintendo’s E3 2018 presentation got right to the point, revealing a number of brand new games that are coming exclusively to the Nintendo Switch in 2018 and beyond. One such game was Fire Emblem: Thr...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 June 2018
Mario Tennis Aces, Payday 2, and More Coming to Switch

Mario Tennis Aces, Payday 2, and More Coming to Switch

In a move that perhaps didn’t come as quite a surprise to some, Nintendo held a Direct mini today and announced a slew of new and returning games coming to the Nintendo Switch. Here are all the big a...

By Patrick Kirk on 15 March 2018
South Park: The Fractured But Whole Coming to Switch

South Park: The Fractured But Whole Coming to Switch

Speculation has been rampant over whether South Park: The Fractured But Whole would ever make its way to the Nintendo Switch. It’s now official: the latest South Park video game is making its way to...

By Sarah Fields on 15 March 2018
L.A. Noire Won't Fit on a Nintendo Switch Hard Drive

L.A. Noire Won't Fit on a Nintendo Switch Hard Drive

Rockstar Games will be releasing L.A. Noire on the Nintendo Switch later this month, giving fans a chance to play the hit detective mystery game on the go. However, actually getting to play the game...

By Jasmine Henry on 15 March 2018
Halo Characters Arriving on Switch Through Minecraft

Halo Characters Arriving on Switch Through Minecraft

It has always been something of a pipe dream, but Master Chief will now officially be appearing on a Nintendo console – albeit in a slightly different form than many had likely hoped for. The Halo ma...

By Riley Little on 15 March 2018
Yoshi Coming to Switch in 2018, Reveal Trailer Released

Yoshi Coming to Switch in 2018, Reveal Trailer Released

Nintendo’s E3 2017 showcase has brought no shortage of first-party announcements for the platform, with the return of popular figureheads like Kirby and Metroid. The Japan-based company has also just...

By John Jacques on 15 March 2017
Bloodstained's E3 Trailer Highlights First Boss Battle

Bloodstained's E3 Trailer Highlights First Boss Battle

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night, the side-scrolling action game from former Castlevania series producer Koji Igarashi – also known as IGA – is set to make an appearance at E3 2017, with the game no...

By Kyle Sledge on 15 March 2017
Bloodstained Wii U Version Cancelled

Bloodstained Wii U Version Cancelled

In 2015, Koji Igarashi helmed a Kickstarter campaign for a spiritual successor to his Castlevania games, raising more than $5 million to fund the development of Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night. Now...

By Brad Jones on 15 March 2017
Payday 2 is Coming to Nintendo Switch

Payday 2 is Coming to Nintendo Switch

This evening’s Nintendo Direct has brought plenty of surprises for fans of Nintendo’s portable console, including the unexpected announcement that Payday 2 will be available for the Nintendo Switch l...

By John Jacques on 15 March 2017
L.A. Noire Coming to PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, VR

L.A. Noire Coming to PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, VR

Released in 2011, L.A. Noire is a detective action game from Grand Theft Auto publisher Rockstar Games. Taking a look at the seedy underbelly of Los Angeles, the new IP was incredibly well-received b...

By Jasmine Henry on 15 March 2017
LA Noire Remaster Coming With VR and First Person Mode?

LA Noire Remaster Coming With VR and First Person Mode?

As gamers continue to anticipate the release of Rockstar Games’ Red Dead Redemption 2, it looks as if the company may have another title waiting in the wings. A recent report has emerged claiming tha...

By Riley Little on 15 March 2017