Tag: Nintendo

Nintendo Switch forecasted to outsell the PS4 in 2019

The Switch has been a monster hit for Nintendo by nearly every measure. The convertible console is precisely the success the company needed after a few years in the wildness following the Wii U flop and smartphone foot dragging. Strategy Analytics predicts more good things for the platform, predicting that

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate gets new characters and a social video platform

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate isn’t out until December 7, but Nintendo’s been doing an admirable job milking the fighting game for announcements since it was unveiled back at E3. The company held another Nintendo Direct this morning, to offer up a few more morsels without about a month out from

Chat app Line’s games business raises $110M for growth opportunities

Messaging app firm Line has given up majority control of its Line Games business and raised outside financing as it seeks to expand its collection of games titles and look at global expansion options. The Line Games business was formed earlier this year when Line merged its existing gaming division

Nintendo turns to old favorites Mario and Pokémon to hit lofty Switch target

Nintendo is betting that two of its most-beloved franchises — Mario and Pokémon — can help it hit its lofty goal of selling 20 million Switch consoles this financial year. The company made the bold prediction at the start of its financial year and now, six months later, the Switch sales count

Nintendo’s ‘souped-up’ NES Zelda loads you with gear for an easier adventure

Nintendo has set a strange new precedent with the release of Legend of Zelda SP on the Switch: it’s essentially the original NES game but Link starts loaded up with good gear and cash. In a way it’s no different from a cheat code, but the way it’s executed feels