Developer Triband has just launched What the Golf? on the Nintendo Switch today, and unlike the other versions, this one comes with the brand new two-player local Party mode to duke it out with others. This new mode allows friends to compete in various golf courses in an attempt to make it to the flag, but both play at the same time. Read more for a video review and additional information.
The Nintendo Switch Lite, along with its big brother, have been a hot commodity during this time of crisis, with many sellers asking for a premium, including some online retailers, but you can pick one up today for $199 shipped to your door. As many of you already know, it’s basically a small, lightweight Nintendo Switch system with a built-in control pad as well as a sleek, unibody design, minus the docking, rumble, Joy-Con features. Product page. Read more for a video review and additional information.
Animal Crossing fans may soon get an official LEGO set if this LEGO Ideas submissions gets at least 10,000 votes. For those who don’t know how the platform works, users express their idea by combining a written description of the idea and a sample LEGO model that demonstrates the concept into a project page. This set would include the: Base House, Mailbox, Log Bench, Community DIY workbench, Campfire, Tree, Terrain details and more. Read more for additional pictures and information.
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Racing game fans rejoice! The “estimated release date” for Burnout Paradise Remastered on the Nintendo Switch has been leaked via the eShop, and it’s unofficially June 19th, priced at $49.99 USD. This version of the game comes packed with 8 pieces of extra content (previous DLC), 130+ vehicles, new areas to explore such as Big Surf Island as well as hundreds of online challenges that let you embrace high-octane stunts and wanton destruction. Read more for the trailer and additional information.
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild for Nintendo Switch can be downloaded right after purchase, and it’s being offered as a digital code for $39.99, today only, originally $59.99. Players can travel across vast fields, through forests, and to mountain peaks to discover what has become of the kingdom of Hyrule in this stunning Open-Air Adventure. Product page. Read more for a video and additional information.
Japan-based Far East Pinball has created a clever Nintendo Switch accessory that basically turns the device into a miniature pinball cabinet while using TATE (vertical) mode for a variety of pinball games. It’s powered by a USB cable, and once you set the Nintendo Switch up without the Joy-Cons connected, simply plug in a connector cable into the console’s Type-C port. Read more for a video demonstration and additional information.
For those who don’t know, Dark Souls III is an action role-playing game played in a third-person perspective, similar to previous games in the series. A gamer who goes by Super Louis 64 on YouTube shows how he hacked a Nintendo Ring Fit Adventure to work with Dark Souls 3, but with a few caveats: his character can’t move or dodge unless he’s jogging in place and attacks are controlled by squeezing the Ring-con. Read more for a video and additional information.
In the latest Nintendo Minute episode, we get to see an official unboxing of the special Nintendo Switch Animal Crossing: New Horizons edition console ahead of its release on March 13th. There’s one caveat for those picking up this system in North America, the game itself is not included, but in the UK, buyers will get a special download code for the title to be used at the Nintendo eShop. Read more for the unboxing video and additional information.
A special edition Animal Crossing themed Nintendo Switch system is set for release on March 13th, and it’s still priced at $299.99. The design is inspired by the Animal Crossing: New Horizons game, complete with pastel green and blue Joy-Con controllers, which are white on the back. You also get white wrist straps and a white Nintendo Switch dock with images of recognizable characters Tom Nook and Nooklings Timmy and Tommy. Read more for additional pictures and information
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Most know of Nintendo’s Joy-Con, which are the primary game controllers for the Switch, consisting of two individual units, each containing an analog stick and an array of buttons. They can either be used while attached to the main console unit, or detached and played wirelessly; when detached, a pair of Joy-Con can be used by a single player, or divided between two as individual controllers. Giacomo Zangani’s Clippad may not have the two player functionality, but when not in use, this smartphone game controller easily slips into your pocket. Read more for an animation, additional pictures and information.