Nintendo Addresses Lack of Switch Backwards Compatibility - IGN

By Jose Otero Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima explained the Switch's lack of backward compatibility and that more ports from previous Nintendo systems could come to the system in the future. "Switch is not backward compatible with games designed ...

Nintendo releases in-depth Switch video detailing the Joy-Con and its various modes - Neowin

With a little less than a month to go, Nintendo has added a new hardware overview video to its YouTube page that gives a great look at all the hardware components of the Switch. If you have been keeping up with the Switch news over the past month ...

3DS Successor Is Not in the Works, According to Nintendo's President - Twinfinite

For years and years, Nintendo has put their efforts into both a home console and handheld system at the same time, delivering on quality titles on the go and at home. The President of Nintendo, Tatsumi Kimishima, sat down in an interview with Time.

EA Confirms Switch Is Getting FIFA 18 - IGN Africa

EA has confirmed that the "custom built" FIFA game coming to Nintendo Switch will be FIFA 18. Previously only officially referred to as "EA Sports FIFA on Nintendo Switch", EA chief competition officer Peter Moore confirmed that the game will be the ...

Nintendo Switch Gets Five New Japanese Commercials - WWG

With the Nintendo Switch less than a month away from retail release, Nintendo of Japan is ramping up the commercials featuring fans enjoying the system in many ways. And they've released a quintuplet of new videos that feature the forthcoming system in ...

Nintendo talks Switch backwards compatibility, may consider Gamecube controller support - Fenix Bazaar (blog)

Nintendo has spoken briefly about backwards compatibility for Switch, and says support for controllers for other Nintendo systems could come by way of future updates. It's clear, however, that the company's approach to how Switch could potentially play ...

Japanese Switch commercials show off Splatoon 2, Zelda: BotW, and Mario Kart - Destructoid

Nintendo has just released some commercials promoting the upcoming Switch console. The ads show off some gameplay from a few of the system's most heavily anticipated titles, including Splatoon 2, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, and Mario Kart ...

Japan Gets Four New Nintendo Switch TV Adverts - GameSpew

While Nintendo haven't told us everything we'd like to know about Nintendo Switch, they're happy to shower us with infinite TV advertisements and trailers for the new console that's landing next month. The US got a fair new few ads during the Superbowl ...

Nintendo Switch allows PC game developers to 'easily adapt' their games for the console - Fenix Bazaar (blog)

The ease with which developers can make games for the Nintendo Switch is what will drive third-party studios to the console, the Japanese gaming giant says. As is the case with every new piece of Nintendo hardware, gamers remains skeptical that the ...

Switch May Get Wii U Games And Other Controller Support In The Future - Bleeding Cool News

Nintendo's President Tatsumi Kimishima confirmed that Wii U games could be ported to the Switch. “We can take games and bring them and make them playable on Switch. So they can be remade for Switch, yes,” he told Time Magazine in a wide-ranging ...

Nintendo Switch Specs: Unreal Engine 4 Will Keep Console Competitive With Western Developers, Says Miyamoto - iDigitalTimes.com

Third-party support and the implementation of modern game engines like Unreal and Unity are some of the biggest draws for the upcoming Nintendo Switch. In a recent call with investors, the powers that be at Nintendo were asked about correcting the ...

Nintendo Could Already Be Planning An Upgraded Switch Model - Toon Zone

A recent trend of upgraded consoles has been hitting the video game market, and it's making early adopters cautious. There are some people who have decided to hold off on buying the Nintendo Switch at launch just in case there's some kind of “Nintendo ...

Nintendo President Kimishima Confirms That Switch Is Powerful Enough for VR - Game Revolution

It feels like just yesterday that virtual reality was little more than trade-show hype, but in 2017 the technology can be found in an increasing number of living rooms (and backpacks) everywhere. Much like with the onset of high definition, Nintendo is ...

Target May Have Sold Out of Nintendo Switch Preorders - TechFrag

As gamers look forward to the launch of the Nintendo Switch, it seems that Target may have sold out of the preorder copies they have in stock. The U.S. retailer has currently put a stop to any new orders and apparently some customers have had their ...

Nintendo Switch: Miyamoto says devs making PC games can easily port them over - TechnoBuffalo

Nintendo's trying its hardest to attract third-party developers to the Nintendo Switch. Those publishers, which make great games, have been wary of Nintendo for multiple generations, and the sales results of the Wii U haven't helped ease those fears.

GameStop Denies Rumors that It Cancelled Switch Pre-Orders - The Escapist

Rumors that GameStop canceled Switch pre-orders that had been purchased are untrue, the retail giant said. Over the last couple of days, some unsubstantiated rumors were circulating that GameStop and Target were canceling Nintendo Switch pre-orders.

Devs can 'easily' port PC games to the Nintendo Switch - TweakTown

Nintendo has made a strong effort to ensure its new Switch handheld-console hybrid supports modern games engines and APIs like Unreal Engine, Unity and Vulkan, giving developers tons of powerful and flexible options. Nintendo exec Shigeru Miyamoto ...

The Switch and 3DS can coexist 'for the time being', says Nintendo - Gamasutra

Though the big selling point for Nintendo's upcoming console is its ability to be played both at home and on the go, the company isn't worried that the Switch will compete with the 3DS for control of the handheld market. At a recent investor Q&A ...

EA Confirms Its Single Title For Nintendo Switch Will Be FIFA 18 - COGconnected (press release)

EA has officially announced that its upcoming custom built FIFA game for the Nintendo Switch, will be FIFA 18. Shocking, it isn't as if they follow a sequential order or anything. EA's Chief Competition Officer, Peter Moore, confirms this in a recent ...

19 Things Nintendo's President Told Us About Switch and More - TIME

A little over a year ago, TIME engaged Nintendo President Tatsumi Kimishima in a wide-ranging conversation about the company's fledgling mobile strategy, its struggles with the Wii U, the rise of its toys-to-life Amiibo figurines and a mystery-cloaked ...