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November 1, 2017 7:29 PM 6 reasons why Nintendo Switch is the best console to buy right now

The new "Super Mario Odyssey" is receiving near-universal praise, and the Nintendo Switch is beating the competition month after month in sales. There's a good reason for that: The Nintendo Switch is the best console to buy this holiday. Here's why! Since launching in March, the Nintendo Switch has taken the mantle as the must-have console for playing 175

November 1, 2017 12:07 PM Monopoly for Nintendo Switch has landed

Play the board game with up to five friends. Earlier this year we reported that Ubisoft was bringing Monopoly to the Nintendo Switch, and now the game has landed on Nintendo's console, allowing players to play the board game via the medium of video games. The HD Rumble allows players to roll the dice, and the all-important multiplayer can support up to six players 163 14

October 30, 2017 10:32 AM Nintendo doubles profit outlook on strong Switch console sales

OSAKA (Reuters) - Japanese videogames maker Nintendo Co Ltd (7974.T), already expecting its highest earnings in seven years, almost doubled its full-year operating profit forecast on Monday as supply shortages for its new Switch games console began to ease. Demand for the hybrid home-portable Switch has led to a near-doubling of Nintendo’s stock price 170

October 30, 2017 7:41 AM Nintendo Raises Expectation for Switch Console Sales

For the July-September quarter, Nintendo reported an operating profit of ¥23.8 billion ($209.4 million) and ¥220 billion in revenue. Analysts, according to a survey conducted by Quick, expected an operating profit of ¥21.3 billion and ¥183 billion in revenue. Net profit was ¥30.2 billion, the company said Monday. Analysts expected ¥15.8 billion 147

October 28, 2017 3:01 PM Sony PlayStation loses console exclusive to Xbox One, here's how PS4 and Switch catch up

Having had it as a console exclusive for several months, it’s been confirmed that Sony PlayStation’s PS4 console will soon be level with Microsoft's Xbox One on another game. It has now been confirmed that Free-to-Play action MMO, Skyforge, is being released on Xbox One in November. It’s been available on PC since 2015 and recently launched on PS4 in April 148

October 27, 2017 8:12 PM Nintendo's new Mario game is a great argument for buying a Nintendo Switch

It's so good, in fact, that you should seriously consider buying a Nintendo Switch just to play it. Really! I'm going to speak explicitly about "Super Mario Odyssey," including about its story and gameplay — this is a review, after all. So, if you don't want anything spoiled, turn back! Mario's chronic nemesis, Bowser, has kidnapped his longtime love interest 109

October 27, 2017 7:42 PM Preordering is broken, and here's how to fix the system

Let's replace the mad rush to click-and-buy hot tech products like the iPhone X with a fair, transparent lottery. If you're not happy with how the iPhone X preorder launch went, you're not alone. Twitter, Reddit and other social media forums were full of complaints from the moment Apple's preorders opened (or, for some people, failed to open) on Oct. 27. Websites 149

October 26, 2017 1:03 PM Inside Super Mario Odyssey: Mario's Biggest Change in Years

Bowser and his crew of henchman have once again abducted Princess Peach, leaving it up to Mario to traverse various worlds — stomping down on all sorts of villains along the way — in order to save her. Stop me if you've heard this one before. After watching Super Mario Odyssey's opening act, you'd be forgiven for expecting the game to feel like so many of the heroic 217

October 25, 2017 7:31 PM The Kinect was good. It just wasn't good for gaming

Microsoft discontinued the Kinect today, ending the motion-sensing Xbox peripheral's lifespan after seven long years of gaming mediocrity and wasted potential. Although the Kinect wasn't exactly a huge success and barely supported any games worth playing for more than a few hours, it managed to leave a lasting mark not just on gaming, but on the technology 152

October 25, 2017 7:27 PM JEFFERIES: People are overlooking Nintendo's chance to reach 1 billion users

Nintendo released its Switch console in March with just one major title, a new Zelda game. The company has slowly been releasing new games for the console, adding new Rabbids and Mario Kart games since its launch, but that's just one aspect of Nintendo's multi-platform video game strategy. "It is on mobile that Nintendo can reach billions of users 107