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Pokémon: Let's Go review: An epic Nintendo Switch adventure
4.0 stars Pokémon: Let's Go review: An epic Nintendo Switch adventure By Lucy Orr

Available in Pikachu and Eevee forms, the Nintendo Switch's epic Pokemon RPG is compatible with the Poke Ball Plus controller and can be co-op played. Read more

Nintendo Switch gets YouTube, paving the way for Netflix?
Nintendo Switch gets YouTube, paving the way for Netflix? By Rik Henderson

The Nintendo Switch finally gets a video playback app in the form of YouTube. Could Netflix or Amazon Prime Video be next? Read more

Diablo III Nintendo Switch bundle available for pre-order, comes with carrying case
Diablo III Nintendo Switch bundle available for pre-order, comes with carrying case By Rik Henderson

To celebrate the release of Diablo III: Eternal Collection on Nintendo Switch, there is a special bundle that includes a limited edition console. Read more

Nintendo wants to turn your smartphone into a GameBoy, case patent reveals
Nintendo wants to turn your smartphone into a GameBoy, case patent reveals By Rik Henderson

Nintendo has filed a patent for a smartphone case that effective turns your handset into a working GameBoy. Read more

Super Mario Party review: Proving the Switch is the best party console
4.0 stars Super Mario Party review: Proving the Switch is the best party console By Steve Boxer

The perfect family game? Super Mario Party revamps the board game-based formula with mini-games and fun antics to keep the formula feeling fresh. Read more

Nintendo Switch 2 coming as soon as 2019, sources say
Nintendo Switch 2 coming as soon as 2019, sources say By Rik Henderson

Nintendo could introduce an upgrade to its Nintendo Switch console as early as summer next year, it is claimed. Read more

Fortnite Nintendo Switch bundle includes exclusive content, V-Bucks to spend in-game
Fortnite Nintendo Switch bundle includes exclusive content, V-Bucks to spend in-game By Rik Henderson

Nintendo will soon release a special Fortnite Switch bundle that will come with a load of exclusive goodies.Although the game itself is available as a Read more

What is Nintendo Switch Online, how much does it cost and when is it coming?
What is Nintendo Switch Online, how much does it cost and when is it coming? By Rik Henderson

Nintendo's online subscription service is coming soon. Find out here all the details, the price to subscribe and release date. Read more

Best upcoming Nintendo Switch games to look forward to in 2018 and beyond
Best upcoming Nintendo Switch games to look forward to in 2018 and beyond By Rik Henderson

Got a Nintendo Switch and want to know which games to pop on your wish list? Here we list the best games coming out soon, with trailers for each. Read more

We want Nintendo's new Super Smash Bros Ultimate bundle
We want Nintendo's new Super Smash Bros Ultimate bundle By Maggie Tillman

It will include the Switch system painted with all the characters from the original Nintendo 64 roster, as well as a Joy-Con with the Smash Bros logo. Read more

Nintendo is launching a wireless NES-style controller for the Switch
Nintendo is launching a wireless NES-style controller for the Switch By Maggie Tillman

The controllers can attach to the Switch like a Joycon, only it looks like the classic gamepad from the 90s. Read more

Nintendo Direct is today: How to watch it
Nintendo Direct is today: How to watch it By Maggie Tillman

Nintendo confirmed the new date and time of its first Nintendo Direct since E3 2018. It will be broadcast tomorrow, 13 September at 11pm BST. Read more

Hands off the Pokemon Let's Go Pikachu and Eevee Nintendo Switch bundles, we want them ourselves
Hands off the Pokemon Let's Go Pikachu and Eevee Nintendo Switch bundles, we want them ourselves By Rik Henderson

Nintendo has created a limited edition Nintendo Switch that will come with either Pokemon: Let's Go, Pikachu! or Pokemon: Let's Go, Eevee! Read more

Super Smash Bros Ultimate bundle includes a GameCube controller
Super Smash Bros Ultimate bundle includes a GameCube controller By Maggie Tillman

Nintendo Europe has announced it's releasing a bundle that contains a copy of the game, a Super Smash Bros GameCube controller, and an adapter. Read more

Nintendo Switch Online subscription not needed for Fortnite, it seems
Nintendo Switch Online subscription not needed for Fortnite, it seems By Rik Henderson

When Nintendo Switch Online launches in September, many games will require Switch owners to pay a monthly subscription fee in order to continue to enjoy Read more

Brand new Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 03 kit gives you a full steering wheel and more
Brand new Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 03 kit gives you a full steering wheel and more By Rik Henderson

Nintendo has announced a third Nintendo Labo kit that gives you and your kids the opportunity to drive a car, submarine and plane using a Switch. Read more

These new GameCube controllers are optimised for Nintendo Switch
These new GameCube controllers are optimised for Nintendo Switch By Maggie Tillman

Nintendo’s official accessory maker for the Switch has announced three new Gamecube controllers, each themed around a different Nintendo franchise. Read more

Cardboard Labo-style Nintendo Switch is surely the coolest console ever
Cardboard Labo-style Nintendo Switch is surely the coolest console ever By Rik Henderson

Nintendo has designed several Switch consoles to look like there are made of Labo-style cardboard. Unfortunately though, you won't be able to buy one. Read more

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe now has Labo support for Switch, Nintendo hosts comp for best designs
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe now has Labo support for Switch, Nintendo hosts comp for best designs By Rik Henderson

A downloadable patch has added Nintendo Labo support for Switch game Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. You can build your own racing cabinet, of sorts. Read more

Fortnite on Nintendo Switch info, price and everything you need to know
Fortnite on Nintendo Switch info, price and everything you need to know By Rik Henderson

Fortnite is now available for free on Nintendo Switch. Here's what you need to know about the game. Read more

Nintendo Switch: How to use a GameCube controller with your Switch
Nintendo Switch: How to use a GameCube controller with your Switch By Maggie Tillman

When Nintendo released the 4.0 software update for the Switch last autumn, it added the ability to use old GameCube controllers with the Switch. Read more

Nintendo just released the original arcade Donkey Kong for the Switch
Nintendo just released the original arcade Donkey Kong for the Switch By Maggie Tillman

The new Switch version is now available in the Switch eStore for just $7.99. Read more

This Labo-style cardboard kit turns your Switch into an arcade cabinet
This Labo-style cardboard kit turns your Switch into an arcade cabinet By Maggie Tillman

At E3 2018, gaming accessory maker Nyko announced the Nintendo Labo’s first competitor: a $20 PixelQuest Arcade Kit. Read more

Fortnite now available for Nintendo Switch, and it's completely free
Fortnite now available for Nintendo Switch, and it's completely free By Rik Henderson

Nintendo Switch fans will rejoice at this news, the portable console will very soon get its own version of Fortnite. And it's free.You will be able to Read more

Nintendo E3 2018 Direct video presentation: Watch it right here
Nintendo E3 2018 Direct video presentation: Watch it right here By Rik Henderson

As is now traditional, Nintendo is not holding a press conference at E3 2018. It will, however, broadcast a video presentation today, prior to the show Read more

Get up to 15 hours more Nintendo Switch battery life out of these new Anker powerbanks
Get up to 15 hours more Nintendo Switch battery life out of these new Anker powerbanks By Rik Henderson

Accessory brand Anker has thrown a lifeline to Nintendo Switch owners concerned that the battery life of their consoles is too short.While the Switch is Read more

You can buy a cheaper Nintendo Switch without a dock... in Japan
You can buy a cheaper Nintendo Switch without a dock... in Japan By Rik Henderson

Nintendo has released a new version of the Nintendo Switch console that is cheaper than the existing model.That's because the Nintendo Switch 2nd Set comes Read more

Nintendo NES Classic Mini consoles back in production, will launch in June
Nintendo NES Classic Mini consoles back in production, will launch in June By Rik Henderson

After selling out in next to no time after its launch in 2016, the Nintendo Classic Mini consoles became much sought after - fetching high prices on reseller Read more

Official Nintendo Charging Stand for Switch can charge your console in tabletop mode
Official Nintendo Charging Stand for Switch can charge your console in tabletop mode By Rik Henderson

Nintendo has announced a new accessory for Nintendo Switch that enables you to charge your console while playing it in tabletop mode.The conventional Switch Read more

Atari VCS initial review: Imagine the SNES Classic Mini and Nvidia Shield TV combined
Atari VCS initial review: Imagine the SNES Classic Mini and Nvidia Shield TV combined By Rik Henderson

The Atari VCS - formerly Ataribox - has had a relatively rocky ride since it was announced last year. A delay to its crowd funding phase, let alone launch, Read more

Nintendo Labo for Nintendo Switch: Everything you need to know including how the cardboard Toy-Cons work
Nintendo Labo for Nintendo Switch: Everything you need to know including how the cardboard Toy-Cons work By Elyse Betters

Nintendo's crazy, cool and fun cardboard accessories for the Nintendo Switch are now available. You can buy Nintendo Labo in the UK and US now.The Nintendo Read more

Yes, you can buy Nintendo Labo Toy-Con replacement parts
Yes, you can buy Nintendo Labo Toy-Con replacement parts By Elyse Betters

Nintendo is allowing you to buy replacement parts for Nintendo Labo if you've torn them or merely lost them in the recycling. The company just released Read more

Nintendo Labo review: Crazy cardboard fun for the Switch
4.5 stars Nintendo Labo review: Crazy cardboard fun for the Switch By Stuart Miles

This is a fun collection of games that encourages many things, but most importantly self-exploration. Read more

Nintendo Switch system update 5.0.0 available now: Here's what it does
Nintendo Switch system update 5.0.0 available now: Here's what it does By Rik Henderson

Nintendo has released the latest version of its system software for Nintendo Switch.System update 5.0.0 should be available to you as soon as you next Read more

Super Smash Bros coming to Nintendo Switch, watch the trailer here
Super Smash Bros coming to Nintendo Switch, watch the trailer here By Elyse Betters

Nintendo's much loved fighting game, Super Smash Bros, is coming to Nintendo Switch in 2018. And it is understood that it will be an all-new game rather Read more

Free Super Mario Odyssey update arrives for Nintendo Switch, adds new mini-game and more
Free Super Mario Odyssey update arrives for Nintendo Switch, adds new mini-game and more By Rik Henderson

A completely free update for Super Mario Odyssey is now available for download on Nintendo Switch which adds a new game mode and other goodies.The new Read more

Nintendo Labo offers much more to do with the Toy-Con kits than you thought
Nintendo Labo offers much more to do with the Toy-Con kits than you thought By Rik Henderson

Nintendo has released details and videos of its Nintendo Labo Toy-Con kits and you can do much more with them than previously thought.Inside each kit comes Read more

Mario Kart Tour: Release date, price, platforms and everything you need to know
Mario Kart Tour: Release date, price, platforms and everything you need to know By Rik Henderson

Nintendo's mobile games library is to expand with its the most-loved gaming series after the Mario platformers themselves.Mario Kart Tour will be the first Read more

Mario Kart coming to iOS and Android at last
Mario Kart coming to iOS and Android at last By Rik Henderson

Nintendo has announced that its next mobile game will be based on Mario Kart.The kart racing franchise starring the moustachioed plumber and his pals is Read more

Nintendo Labo pre-orders now open, get the Switch accessories everyone's talking about
Nintendo Labo pre-orders now open, get the Switch accessories everyone's talking about By Rik Henderson

Nintendo announced its Labo accessory kits earlier this week and now you can pre-order them.Shipping on 27 April in the UK, 20 April in the US, there are Read more

Think Labo is bizarre? Look at these crazy Nintendo accessories and games from over the years
Think Labo is bizarre? Look at these crazy Nintendo accessories and games from over the years By Rik Henderson

Nintendo has pulled something of a pleasant shock with the announcement of its mainly cardboard based Labo system. It's part inspired, part bonkers, turning Read more

Nintendo will announce an "interactive experience for kids" for the Switch tonight
Nintendo will announce an "interactive experience for kids" for the Switch tonight By Max Langridge

Nintendo has posted a teaser on its official website stating it will announce a "new interactive experience for the Nintendo Switch, specially crafted Read more

Nintendo Switch projector will give you 120-inch picture just by docking your console
Nintendo Switch projector will give you 120-inch picture just by docking your console By Rik Henderson

The Nintendo Switch has been massively successful since its launch last April, with reports stating that it is the fastest selling console of all time Read more

Last minute Christmas bargain: Nintendo Switch with Ninjango and Joy-Con grip for £279
Last minute Christmas bargain: Nintendo Switch with Ninjango and Joy-Con grip for £279 By Max Langridge

Do you still need to get someone a last minute gaming-inspired Christmas present, or perhaps you just want to treat yourself for the festive period? Tesco Read more

Nintendo Switch tips and tricks: How to get the most from your new console
Nintendo Switch tips and tricks: How to get the most from your new console By Rik Henderson

The Nintendo Switch has been a massive success since its launch in spring 2017 and still regularly sells out across multiple retailers.It has also already Read more

Rocket League for Nintendo Switch hits the high street in January 2018
Rocket League for Nintendo Switch hits the high street in January 2018 By Rik Henderson

Massively popular game Rocket League finally became available for Nintendo Switch in November, but only as a digital download.It only takes up 4.8GB of Read more

Super Mario Odyssey review: Nintendo nails it
5.0 stars Super Mario Odyssey review: Nintendo nails it By Rik Henderson

We've been reviewing games for a very long time, since the late 80s, and there are only a handful that can boast as much talent as Mario's latest Read more

Nintendo Switch system update 4.0 out now: How to install it and what it does
Nintendo Switch system update 4.0 out now: How to install it and what it does By Rik Henderson

Nintendo has rolled out a new version of its system software for the Nintendo Switch, which adds some significant new features.System version 4.0.0, as Read more

If you love the SNES Classic Mini you'll adore the tiny, working Replicade Centipede arcade cabinet
If you love the SNES Classic Mini you'll adore the tiny, working Replicade Centipede arcade cabinet By Rik Henderson

We don't cover many Kickstarter projects here on Pocket-lint for a variety of reasons, but couldn't ignore the Replicade x Centipede arcade cabinet.At Read more

SNES Classic Mini review: Super Nintendo does it again
4.0 stars SNES Classic Mini review: Super Nintendo does it again By Rik Henderson

Nintendo follows up its NES retro games console with a better machine all round. The 21 games this time around hold up surprisingly well and they are Read more