While Splatoon 2 is indeed getting a whole lot of new content, such as hair styles, weapons and some fun looking arena, it still has plenty of old arsenal that fans couldn’t get enough of in Splatoon 1. Continue reading [Feature] A Quick Lesson in Splatoon 2’s Returning Weapon Classes
Just like the developers “broke” the conventions when they made Breath of the Wild, Nintendo broke the conventions when by launching a new platform in March as opposed to the Holiday period and it’s paid off. Continue reading Nintendo of Europe Confirms Nintendo Switch & Breath of the Wild to be a Monumental Success!
With more and more reports coming in regarding Switch sales during its launch weekend, it’s time we shared just how well the new console did in France.
With the Voting Gauntlet now underway and the addition of new Focus Banners, two new Focus Banners, we’ve gone ahead and rounded up all the information on the Focus Heroes and have chosen to share it here with all of you in photo form. Enjoy:
*All details include the Hero’s name, a quick description and the skills they can learn when they reach 5★: Continue reading [Gallery] Know Your Fire Emblem Heroes! Official Details on the Summoning Focus Princesses and Princes
Yet another batch of new content has made its way to Fire Emblem Heroes and while the we already knew about the Prince vs Princess event, there is content that has been added we didn’t know about. Continue reading [Event] Xenologue Map Added & the Prince vs Princess Voting Gauntlet is Now Underway
Following our little report yesterday with regards to the Arena issue, an update has been provided with regards to the ongoing investigation to identify the cause and fix it and we have that update right here: Continue reading An Update on the Issues with Regards to Fire Emblem Heroes Version 1.1.0 Update
Disgaea 5 Complete may not be a launch title on Switch in Europe and North America, but it is coming to the West in May. So eager to know a little more about the forthcoming title and the localisation process behind it, we reached out to NIS America and were given the chance to ask some Toshi Beppu some quick fire questions and now that we’ve kept you waiting long enough, this is everything he had to say about the upcoming title: Continue reading [Interview] Talking Disgaea 5 Complete with Toshi Beppu
“In everybody’s life there’s a point of no return. And in a very few cases, a point where you can’t go forward anymore. And when we reach that point, all we can do is quietly accept the fact. That’s how we survive.”
― Haruki Murakami, Kafka on the Shore
The N64 may have been Nintendo’s first step toward irrelevance. Certainly that didn’t mean it was a terrible system. It’s remembered fondly as the console of many of our childhoods, and with good reason. It had some stellar games like Super Mario 64, the first Super Smash Bros., and The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time and Majora’s Mask.
But the fact of the matter is, the N64 was the first time that Nintendo dropped from their place as champions of the console wars. They’d revived the industry with the NES and fought down a dirty battle against…
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We’ve already heard the numbers of sales for the UK (around 80,000), but thanks to Famitsu, we now know the numbers for Japan as well.
According to data from Famitsu, during the same release window as the United Kingdom, (Friday through to Sunday,) a nation undergoing Brexit and not really a Nintendo crowd anyway, the Switch sold 330,637 units at launch. Granted the Wii did better with 371,900 units, but that was during the Holiday period. Not only that, the PlayStation 4 only sold 322,100 units at launch, so not only did the Switch give it a good run for its money, but it outsold it and the Wii U by a noticeable number of sales. (The Wii U sold 308,600 units during its launch weekend.)
All in all it’s a good showing and while numbers have not been shared yet for North America, according to The New York Times reporter Nick Wingfield, having personally spoken to Reggie Fils-Aimé, the Nintendo of America revealed that in just two days, the Nintendo Switch sold more units in the Americas than another other of Nintendo’s previously consoles, which includes the Wii, which is especially “notable” since the new platform released in March. Sadly no exact numbers were given, so we will have to wait a little linger for that, but it has been said that that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is the best-selling standalone launch title (not a bundled game like Wii Sports,) in Nintendo’s history and has outsold Super Mario 64 for the Nintendo64.
Given as how we have yet to hear the numbers for all of Europe as well, there is a very good chance that when all the first week numbers are in (first week being the week it launched in,) that Switch sales should easily be over the 650,000 mark and on track to reach a total of 2 million sales by the 3rd of April.
Attention dear North American based, Wii U owning Shantae fans. If you have been sat by your console waiting for the update to release, then be prepared to wait a few days longer.
While the update is in fact out for almost every region and every platform going, Matt Bozon, the creator of Shantae, has announced on Twitter that the Wii U version for North America will not be getting the update until Thursday. Nothing has been said as to why this is, but it is the reason we are given. So sorry guys, but you will have to wait a little bit longer.
Source: @MrBozon (Twitter)