December 13, 2017

Runner3 Receiving Physical Release Switch

by Donald Theriault - 8:51 pm PST
Total comments: 2 Source: Nicalis

You'll have your choice of how to get CommanderVideo's latest provisions.

Runner3 will be an early high point for the Switch eShop next year, but stores will be able to get in on the action.

Nicalis have confirmed a physical release for Runner3 day and date with the eShop version in a trailer posted on their YouTube channel. The retail edition will launch for $39.99.


The Alliance Alive Lives On March 27 3DS

by Donald Theriault - 8:36 pm PST
Total comments: 1 Source: Atlus

And so does the 3DS.

Atlus will be keeping the flame of the 3DS alive almost to the end of the fiscal year.

The Alliance Alive, the second of their three major 3DS RPGs for 2018, will release in North America on March 27, 2018. As with previous Atlus launch editions, the game will feature a soundtrack CD and artbook as first print bonuses along with a keychain.


Rocket League Heading to Stores Jan. 16 Switch

by Adam Abou-Nasr - 8:58 am PST
Total comments: 2 Source: Psyonix

With that Switch cart premium.

Rocket League Collector's Edition for Switch comes to North American stores Jan. 16 for $39.99.

The cart includes seven DLC packs, car parts based on The Flash, an art print and the base game.

In this announcement, Psionix cited Switch manufacturing costs as the reason for the $10 increase over other physical versions of Rocket League.


December 12, 2017

New Details Emerge For Yoku's Island Express Switch

by Donald Theriault - 5:52 am PST
Discuss in talkback! Source: Team17

And a new trailer to go with it.

Yooka-Laylee might be releasing this week, but Team17 isn't done yet.

New details and a trailer have been released for Yoku's Island Express, the pinball / platforming hybrid coming to Switch in 2018. The title character Yoku will meet a colorful cast of characters including Tito the mountaineer, Chip the foreman and Tungaska as he looks to save Mokumana Island from a restless god.


Switch Sales Top 10 Million Worldwide Switch

by Donald Theriault - 5:47 am PST
Total comments: 7 Source: Nintendo

With two weeks until Festivus, mind you.

With a little under three weeks left in the year, the Switch has already passed a significant milestone in sales.

Nintendo issued a press statement today confirming the console has crossed the 10 million sales milestone (sold through to consumers) according to internal metrics. With nine months of sale, the console is selling at a pace similar to the Wii (which reached 10 million in its ninth month) and the PlayStation 4.


SteamWorld Heist: Ultimate Edition To Land In 2017 Switch

by Donald Theriault - 5:39 am PST
Total comments: 2 Source: Image & Form

It won't just be party hats you'll be ringing in the new year with.

Hot on the heels of SteamWorld Dig 2, the Switch will be getting strategic this month.

Image & Form have announced that SteamWorld Heist will release on Switch on December 28 in North America and Europe. The release will be the Ultimate Edition, meaning the Outsider DLC and another material will be included.


December 10, 2017

Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection Punching Into Switch In May Switch

by Donald Theriault - 3:08 pm PST
Total comments: 9 Source: Capcom

30 classic Capcom game announcements for Switch in a week.

Capcom wasn't done announcing collections for Switch after this week's Mega Man announcements.

At the Capcom Cup fighting game tournament this weekend, Capcom have announced the Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection for Switch and other platforms. Releasing in May of next year, the collection will include the following 12 games:


December 8, 2017

Brawlout Punching Into Switch eShop December 19 Switch

by Donald Theriault - 5:00 am PST
Discuss in talkback! Source: Angry Mob Games

With a couple of guests coming along

The Switch will be getting at least one more fighting game before the year is out.

Brawlout, a fighting game that is currently in Steam Early Access, will be releasing first on Switch on December 19. The US price for the game will be $19.99.

In addition to the original characters and their variants... Read more...

December 7, 2017

Bayonetta 3 In Development For Switch: 1 + 2 Releasing In February Switch

by Donald Theriault - 7:21 pm PST
Total comments: 8 Source: Nintendo

Take the brutal action with you anywhere.

Bayonetta is coming to the Switch, and it's going to be a trilogy.

Platinum Games and Nintendo have announced that Bayonetta 3 has entered development as a Nintendo Switch exclusive. No additional details or a release date were given.

The first two Bayonetta titles will also be coming... Read more...

Breath Of The Wild DLC Pack 2 Launching Tonight SwitchWiiU

by Donald Theriault - 6:39 pm PST
Total comments: 11 Source: Nintendo

...Link on a motorcycle.

The Expansion Pass for Breath of the Wild is about to pay off in full.

Eiji Aonuma appeared at the Game Awards tonight to announce that the Champions Ballad DLC will debut tonight. The trailer showed the champions and Link in combat, plus additional story elements.

Additionally, completing the Divine Beast Tamer's quests in the pack will unlock the Master Cycle Zero - a specially designed motorcycle.


Nintendo Downloads - December 7, 2017 Switch

by Donald Theriault - 6:05 am PST
Discuss in talkback! Source: Nintendo

Just the North American releases alone won't fit in the sidebar.

Oh lord, where do we begin?

As most of North America chases the reissue of the Nintendo Cereal System (now with Amiibo functionality!) we have a new record for the most releases on Switch in a single week: 22, with two big preloads going up as well (Yooka-Laylee and the Mutant Mudds Collection:... Read more...

December 6, 2017

Floor Kids Dropping Beats This Week On Switch Switch

by Donald Theriault - 10:45 am PST
Total comments: 1 Source: MERJ Media

Our wallets are getting served.

The Switch eShop is about to get an emergency transfusion of funk.

Floor Kids will be available with the eShop update tomorrow in North America for $19.90 (both for the United States and Canada). The two player breakdancing game was revealed in the August Nindie Showcase with a promise of a late 2017 release.


December 4, 2017

Many Mega Man Games Coming to Switch Switch

by - 11:33 am PST
Total comments: 5

Mega Man 11 and multiple collections of old Mega Man games are coming in 2018.

Mega Man 11 and rereleases of Mega Man X through X8 are coming to Nintendo Switch, according to a recent livestream from Capcom celebrating Mega Man's 30th Anniversary. Additionally, Mega Man Legacy Collection 1 and 2 will be coming to the Switch in 2018 with added amiibo support.

Mega Man 11,...

December 2, 2017

ALL SEGMENTS NOW AVAILABLE 8th Annual NWR Live Podcast Telethon for Child’s Play Charity Site News

by - 8:10 am PST
Total comments: 23

It's that time of year where we do a live podcast for 12 hours and raise money for charity. Join us?

IT'S OVER! Thanks to everyone involved, from appearing in segments, to just joining us in the chat. Recordings are being posted below and donations remain open, and we're close to our next stretch goal.

Part 1: 11:00 - 2:00 AAC MP3Part 2: 2:00 - 5:00 AAC MP3Part 3: 5:00 - 8:00 AAC MP3Part 4: 8:00 - 10:00 AAC MP3Part 5: 10:00 - End AAC MP3


November 30, 2017

Nintendo Downloads - November 30, 2017 WiiUSwitch

by Donald Theriault - 1:51 pm PST
Discuss in talkback! Source: Nintendo

Contains trace amounts of mea culpa

I honestly didn't think it was possible, but it's actually happening. The big game of the week is Xenoblade Chronicles 2, the last first party retail class title on Switch for the first insane calendar year for the console. If you haven't read John's review yet or checked out the video, he kinda liked it.


November 29, 2017

Shin Megami Tensei V To Release Worldwide Switch

by Donald Theriault - 8:23 pm PST
Discuss in talkback! Source: Atlus

An unsurprising but welcome announcement.

Although Tokyo is going to get wrecked again in the Shin Megami Tensei universe, the world will witness the destruction.

Nintendo and Atlus posted a new trailer for the title today which confirmed the game would release outside Japan. No release timeframe was given, and Atlus is still reporting "TBD", nor do we know if there will be a delay between Japan's release and the rest of the world.


ARMS 4.1 Update Now Live Switch

by Donald Theriault - 8:15 pm PST
Discuss in talkback! Source: Nintendo

Like Mario and Pat Boone before him, Spring Man went metal.

ARMS's newest update has put a new twist on an existing character.

Version 4.1 has added the metallic Springtron to the character lineup. The robotic version of Spring Man will utilize the same initial arms as its carbon based counterpart, while also gaining access to the other ARMS Spring Man gets.


Nintendo World Report Live Streams for Child's Play Site News

by James Jones - 8:52 am PST
Total comments: 1

With the telethon days away, the NWR staff is taking to streaming to get the festivities started early. UPDATE: new stream added!

If you haven't heard, this Saturday is Nintendo World Report's annual telethon in support of Child's Play Charity. It's a big deal for us. In fact, we've decided to start our just a little bit early with four nights of live streaming. Starting Tuesday, and running through Friday, we'll be doing live streams to get word out for Saturday, and to start getting some donations early.


November 28, 2017

Yooka-Laylee Takes Off On December 14 Switch

by Donald Theriault - 6:45 pm PST
Total comments: 3 Source: Playtonic Games

Loading screen messages theoretically not included.

After some additional tweaking, Yooka-Laylee will land on Switch in a couple of weeks.

The tribute to N64 platformers will release on Switch on December 14, with a preload available on the 7th. The Switch version will include all of the tweaks made to the game since its launch on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One including camera tweaks, modified controls and additional music options.


November 23, 2017

Nintendo Downloads - November 23, 2017 SwitchMobi3DSWiiU

by Donald Theriault - 6:10 am PST
Total comments: 1 Source: Nintendo

The Switch game onslaught doesn't even take the holidays off, it seems.

Another week, another sixteen games for the Switch for your eShopping pleasure. The bigger games of the bunch are still indie - no Bethesda/2K/Nintendo this week. The ones that have my personal attention are Superbeat: XONiC, which I've been playing for a review, and Adult Swim Games's debut on the Switch, Battle Chef Brigade which we loved this week.

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