Pokémon Sword and Shield are now the fastest-selling Nintendo Switch game in UK history

Pokémon Sword and Shield are now available for Nintendo Switch, and they're performing exceptionally well in terms of sales on the UK charts. Read on below to learn more: "Nintendo Switch console sales have jumped in the UK as Pokémon Sword and Shield become the fastest-selling Switch game so far. Retail data shared with GamesIndustry.biz … Continue reading Pokémon Sword and Shield are now the fastest-selling Nintendo Switch game in UK history

NPD: “Nintendo Switch was again the best-selling hardware platform of October”

The NPD Group has revealed that Nintendo Switch managed to outsell Xbox One and PlayStation 4 in October 2019. “Nintendo Switch was again the best-selling hardware platform of October and remains the best-selling platform of 2019,” NPD analyst Mat Piscatella said. “Year-to-date hardware spending has declined 23% versus a year ago, to $2.1 billion. Nintendo … Continue reading NPD: “Nintendo Switch was again the best-selling hardware platform of October”

Pokémon developer Game Freak’s Little Town Hero gets a 33/40 from Famitsu

In Little Town Hero, a brand-new RPG from Game Freak, the developers of the Pokémon games, players must battle monsters and gather support from townspeople, all while staying within the borders of a single town. Little Town Hero, which also features music by Undertale creator Toby Fox, is now available on Nintendo Switch. Famitsu has … Continue reading Pokémon developer Game Freak’s Little Town Hero gets a 33/40 from Famitsu

NPD: Nintendo Switch outsold Xbox One and PlayStation 4 in September 2019

The NPD Group has revealed that Nintendo Switch managed to outsell Xbox One and PlayStation 4 in September 2019. “Nintendo Switch was again the best-selling hardware platform of September and remains the best-selling platform of 2019,” NPD analyst Mat Piscatella said. “Hardware spending in September 2019 fell 22 percent when compared to a year ago, … Continue reading NPD: Nintendo Switch outsold Xbox One and PlayStation 4 in September 2019

Nintendo agrees to require games with paid loot boxes to include the chances of winning randomized in-game items from them

The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) has announced that Nintendo is among the three major console manufacturers that have agreed to require games with paid loot boxes to include the chances of winning randomized in-game items from them. “I’m pleased to announce this morning that Microsoft, Nintendo, and Sony have indicated to ESA a commitment to … Continue reading Nintendo agrees to require games with paid loot boxes to include the chances of winning randomized in-game items from them

NPD: Nintendo Switch is the only platform showing year-on-year growth

The NPD Group has revealed which games were top sellers in the U.S. for June 2019, including Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu, Let’s Go Eevee, Pokémon Ultra Sun, Ultra Moon, Detective Pikachu and Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS. The full results in each relevant category are as follows: Software The best-selling games of June 2019 in the U.S. … Continue reading NPD: Nintendo Switch is the only platform showing year-on-year growth

Nintendo, Sony and Microsoft say China tariffs will cause price hike for consoles

Nintendo, Sony and Microsoft say China tariffs will cause price hike for consoles "Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo have written a joint letter to oppose proposed tariffs from the Trump administration. Tariffs on video game consoles are currently set to increase by 25%. 96% of video game consoles imported to the US were from China." Source: … Continue reading Nintendo, Sony and Microsoft say China tariffs will cause price hike for consoles

ICO Partners reveals Nintendo got a lot of coverage during E3 2019

Thanks to hot new games like Pokémon Sword and Shield, Nintendo performed exceptionally well at this year's E3. Read on below to learn more: "It is also worth noting the ground that Nintendo has made up relative to its main competitors since E3 2016, when it received just 26% of the coverage of that year's … Continue reading ICO Partners reveals Nintendo got a lot of coverage during E3 2019

NPD: Nintendo Switch is the best-selling console of May 2019

According to data provided by the NPD, the Nintendo Switch console has managed to once again defeat the competition by becoming the best-selling hardware of May 2019 in the U.S. Read on below to learn more: "Per NPD analyst Mat Piscatella, overall spending across hardware, software, accessories, and game cards was down 11% year-over-year to … Continue reading NPD: Nintendo Switch is the best-selling console of May 2019

Video: Launch trailer for Pokémon developer Game Freak’s new game Giga Wrecker Alt.

Iconic Pokémon developer Game Freak recently released a brand-new title called GIGA WRECKER Alt. Although it's not exactly related to Pokémon, the game is now available for multiple consoles, including Nintendo Switch. Check out the following trailer and read on below to learn more about this project: GIGA WRECKER ALT. - Launch Trailer GIGA WRECKER … Continue reading Video: Launch trailer for Pokémon developer Game Freak’s new game Giga Wrecker Alt.