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Indie Games Can Survive on Switch Early

Indie developers with games near completion need to push their products to market for the first few months following the launch of the Nintendo Switch. Your average Switch owner will be very busy with The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, but how long will that last. Within a month, you will see the drop off begin and people will be looking for what's next. With what seems like minimal interest in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, there is an open window for some indie games to make a big impact.

 

Farming Simulator for Nintendo Switch Revealed, 18 on Vita and 3DS

After having enticed millions of players on PC and consoles, Farming Simulator comes back in 2017 with exciting new announcements. First of all, the most complete Farming Simulator experience makes a grand return on PlayStation®Vita system and Nintendo 3DS™ as Farming Simulator 18. Developed by GIANTS Software, Farming Simulator 18 brings a load of new features for virtual farmers to harvest fields in the palms of their hands!

 

Looking Back, Looking Forward: How Retro Gaming Is Back In A Big Way!

There's something to be said for nostalgia. Sure it's never a good idea to dwell for too long on the past, but who doesn't occasionally think longingly back to their younger days? For many of us, that nostalgia focuses on one thing: sitting around the TV playing our favorite games. And why shouldn't it

 
 

#SwitchAnticipatedTitle: Parental Controls

Deciding which games my kids get to play in any given day, and how long they can play them, is very important for me. On my current systems - Wii U, PS4, and Xbox One - I have a mixture of quality kid titles and games they probably shouldn't see until they are at least 21. Unfortunetly, the lack of parental controls means they can see basically everything if they really want to, and launch any game they want. Nintendo is launching great parental controls for the Nintendo Switch which can ...

 

#SwitchAnticipatedTitle: Bye Bye Region Locking

There is nothing more frustrating when it comes to video game releases than when things are region locked. Whether it is because you might be someone from Asia living in America or vice versa, or even someone who just enjoyed playing Asian or western games, region locking has always prevented that. According to Nintendo, region locking will be a thing of the past, so when that JRPG releases a year earlier in Asia than North America, you can now import that, if you wish.

 

#SwitchAnticipatedTitle: Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

Say what you want about Nintendo, when they rerelease something they always do a great job. This is once again the case for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, which not only comes with all the DLC from the Wii U version, but also brings a bunch of new additions, and game mode changes. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe will be available in April 2017, and is one of our most anticipated Switch games for 2017!

 
 

#SwitchAnticipatedTitle: Super Mario Odyssey

We are working on doing a run down of our most anticipated Switch titles as we barrel towards the March 3rd release date. I just secured my own preorder this morning, and am getting really excited for what will be coming out throughout the rest of 2017. First thing this morning, I don't want to look at the obvious choice - The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild - but rather, another game that will be a mega hit, Super Mario Odyssey.

 

Tonight is the Night: Nintendo Switch Presentation

We will have LOTS of coverage of the Nintendo Switch over the next few months leading up to the launch of the system, and we will be working closely with Nintendo of Canada to make sure all the important information is front and centre for you the reader. That includes a full system review, and game reviews right around launch day. It all really begins tonight, however, with the long presentation from Nintendo which you will able to see at 8 PM PT, 10 Central, and 11 Eastern on Nintendo's ...

 

Japanese Nintendo Switch Hands-On Event Will Livestream This Weekend

Tomorrow night, the Nintendo Switch presentation is being streamed from Youtube. On Friday, we’ll get a Treehouse Live early in the morning that takes a longer look at the Switch games. And that’s it, right? No, that’s wrong. Nintendo Japan will be live streaming its Nintendo Switch Hands-on event this weekend! We have the details below. On Friday and Saturday in Japan, Nintendo will be holding the Nintendo Switch Experience 2017. This event will let people go hands-on ...

 
 

THQ Nordic, 343 Industries Will Release HALO Wars 2 for PC at Retail

Vienna, Austria - January 10, 2017: THQ Nordic is partnering with Microsoft Studios and 343 Industries to bring Halo Wars 2 for Windows 10 to retail stores worldwide via physical packaging release. In addition, purchases of the physical retail release of Halo Wars 2 on Windows 10 PC will grant digital access to the Xbox One version via Xbox Play Anywhere.