PORTAL KNIGHTS Coming to Nintendo Switch Nov. 23, Pre-Register for Mobile Version Now

Award-Winning Cooperative Sandbox Action RPG Coming Soon to Mobile

CALABASAS, CALIF. – November 16, 2017 –  Portal Knights, the award-winning cooperative sandbox action-RPG developed by Keen Games and published by 505 Games, will arrive globally on Nintendo Switch on November 23 as a digital download from the Nintendo eShop for $29.99 USD. A physical edition of Portal Knights for Nintendo Switch will be available at most major gaming retailers in North America on February 13, 2018 for $29.99 USD. read more

Nintendo Systems Again Top Hardware Sales for October

According to the NPD Group, which tracks U.S. video game sales, the Nintendo Switch system was the No. 1 video game hardware in October, followed by the Super Nintendo Entertainment System: Super NES Classic Edition system in the No. 2 spot. When combined with the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, Nintendo systems accounted for two-thirds of all video game hardware sold in the United States for the second month in a row. The U.S. video game industry achieved hardware sales of more than 1 million total units in October for the first time since 2011. read more

Nintendo Download: Battle the Dragons of Skyrim Wherever You Go

This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content:

  • Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch
    • The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim – Winner of more than 200 Game of the Year awards, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is an open-world masterpiece where you can be anyone and do anything. And now, with the power of the Nintendo Switch system, you can play it anywhere – at home or on the go. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim brings to life a complete virtual world for you to explore any way you choose, including features new to this version of the game like using motion controls and outfits and gear from compatible Legend of Zelda series amiibo figures (sold separately).
    • Battle Chef Brigade – In the fantasy realm of Victusia, the members of the elite Battle Chef Brigade are revered for their ability to skillfully take down monsters and transform their kills into delicious cuisine. But being a part of the Brigade isn’t easy: Chefs from across Victusia must vie for their spot in a high-stakes competition. Follow two contestants, Mina and Thrash, as their journeys through the tournament unfold. In order to become a Brigadier you’ll need to hunt monsters with combo-based attacks and prepare your freshly caught ingredients in puzzle-based cooking challenges to serve up winning dishes to the judges – all while the round clock ticks down. The Battle Chef Brigade game will be available on Nov. 20.
    Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS
    • Pokémon Ultra Sun / Pokémon Ultra Moon – A new light shines on the Alola region! Take on the role of a Pokémon Trainer and unravel the mystery of the Legendary Pokémon Necrozma’s two new forms: Dusk Mane Necrozma in the Pokémon Ultra Sun game and Dawn Wings Necrozma in the Pokémon Ultra Moon game. You can encounter and battle 400+ Pokémon, including new forms. A brand-new showdown awaits!

    Nintendo eShop sales:

    • Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch, Nintendo 3DS, and Wii U

      My Nintendo Activities:

      • Nintendo Holiday Sweepstakes – Don’t forget to enter the My Nintendo 2017 Holiday Sweepstakes before 8:59 a.m. PT on Nov. 20! Exclusively for My Nintendo members, vote for your top five choices of this year’s popular Nintendo products for a chance to win a prize pack that’ll make your holidays bright.*

      Theme Shop on Nintendo 3DS:

      • New themes this week include:
        • Pokémon: Necrozma

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Worms W.M.D Launching on Nintendo Switch Nov. 23

Engage in all out Worm-Warfare in the latest chapter of the multi-million selling series!

UK – Award-winning veteran games developer and international games label Team17 today announced that their hit turn-based strategy, Worms W.M.D, will be launching onto Nintendo Switch on November 23, 2017. read more

Rocket League Available Now on Nintendo Switch

SAN DIEGO, CA – Independent video game developer and publisher, Psyonix, announced that Rocket League is now available on the Nintendo Switch console for $19.99 USD (or regional equivalent) in the Nintendo Switch eShop.

Developed by Psyonix and ported by Panic Button, Rocket League on Nintendo Switch includes the features, upgrades and content that millions of players worldwide have come to know and love, along with support for all of the console’s various play modes including Local Multiplayer. It will also include exclusive Battle-Cars and Customization items as special unlockables. read more

Dead Synchronicity Launching on Nintendo Switch Nov. 21

Madrid, Spain – After announcing the development of Dead Synchronicity for Nintendo Switch last month, Badland Games confirms that one of the best adventures of the current generation can be played on the “hybrid console” before the end of the year. The title created by Fictiorama Studios will be released, in digital format, on Nintendo eShop on November 21st. read more

King Oddball Review for Nintendo Switch

Mobile games elicit a rather diverse range of opinions. Some view them as consistently pushing the boundaries of innovation while others see them as superficial, money-grubbing time killers at best. Regardless of what you feel about them, there is no denying the mobile market’s wealth of success, which is why Nintendo has recently dipped into it with Super Mario Run. There has also understandably been a recent spate of mobile games ported to home consoles, the Nintendo Switch recently being the most attractive option due to its combination of portability and convenient UI sensibilities. read more