Nintendo Switch fans have one more reason to play the console, and this time, it’s to get in shape. That’s right, Ring Fit Adventure is an adventure game in which players attach the Joy-Con controllers from their Nintendo Switch system to the included accessories – one to the Ring-Con and one to the Leg Strap. You attach the Leg Strap to the upper left leg, while the Ring-Con is held in both hands. The latter is a flexible electronic device that provides resistance, and features a sensor that detects exertion and reacts to changes. Read more for a video and additional information.
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Nintendo Switch fans rejoice! There may be new Joy-Cons coming, and they’re bendable, according to a recently published design patent. Published on August 29, 2019, these controllers work like its predecessors, but there’s an added hinge so players can partially bend the upper part backwards for a more ergonomic feel and making them perfect for longer gaming sessions. Read more for a video additional pictures and information.
It’s official, the Nintendo Switch is getting Overwatch on October 15th. Gamers will be able to choose their hero from a diverse cast of soldiers, scientists, adventurers, and oddities. Bend time, defy physics, and unleash an array of extraordinary powers as well as weapons. Engage your enemies in iconic locations from around the globe in the ultimate team-based shooter. Read more for the announcement trailer and additional information.
The Nintendo Switch Lite will launch in less than a month, but here’s an early look at a snap-on case that is currently only being offered in Japan. Rather than having to zip up the case when the console is inside, you simply open and close the cover to access it, complete with two raised bumps for the joysticks. It’s currently only available in gray and priced at $35. Read more for a hands-on video, additional pictures and information.
SanDisk’s 512GB Ultra MicroSDXC UHS-I memory card is Nintendo Switch compatible, and it’s being offered for just $79.99 shipped, this week only, originally $179.99. It offers transfer speeds of up to 100MB/s, which is fast enough to download 1000 photos in just one minute, and the card’s A1 rating means that you can load apps faster too when used in a smartphone or tablet. Product page. Read more to see how these SanDisk cards work in a Nintendo Switch and additional information.
The Nintendo Switch Lite will be launched on September 20th, but this early hands-on preview shows what makes it perfect for travel. Unlike its larger counterpart, this console is a single unit that integrates the Joy-Con directly into the hardware, and boasts a smaller 5.5 inch display. A regular directional pad replaces the four directional buttons on the integrated left Joy-Con. It measures in at 3.6 by 8.2 inches and weighs in at just 0.61 pounds. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video, pictures and additional information.
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The Nintendo Switch may be getting Overwatch after Blizzard Entertainment accidentally listed an officially licensed “PowerA Protection Case” yesterday, but quickly removed it. This case was designed precisely to fit the Switch in handheld mode, and inside, you’ll find felt lining, an Overwatch logo tag, screen-protector flap with storage for nine game cards, as well as a zippered mesh storage pocket. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
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The Nintendo Switch Lite has just one drawback, no official TV dock has yet been announced for the console, but the Switch Up by industrial designer Olivier Raymond aims to change that. Featuring a 7″ IPS LCD multi-touch screen, an NVIDIA Cortex-A72 CPU with a Turing 10nm high-performance GPU, 6GB of RAM, 64GB of internal storage, and a removable dock that automatically upscales games to 1080p while offering asymmetrical gameplay over WiFi. Read more for additional pictures and information.
Nintendo’s Switch Lite was announced earlier this month, and now, pre-orders have gone live for all three colors – gray, turquoise, and yellow – for $199.99. It boasts a built-in control pad and a sleek, unibody design, making it perfect for for on-the-go gaming. The console is compatible with most of the popular games, like Super Mario Odyssey, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, and more. Product page.
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Bethesda confirmed today at QuakeCon 2019 that the classic DOOM 1-3 games are being re-released on the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One today – DOOM 1-2 will also be available on iOS and Android mobile devices. Priced from $4.99 – $9.99 on the Nintendo eShop, you’ll get four-player deathmatch and co-op modes, with the first game including the Episode IV: Thy Flesh Consumed expansion. DOOM II also comes with Master Levels add-on, while Doom III adds the Resurrection of Evil and The Lost Missions expansion packs. Read more for two videos and additional information.