The New Nintendo Switch

Let’s be honest here: everyone knew that it was only a matter of time before Nintendo decided to announce that a new version of their coveted Switch was on the way. Now, with more credible rumours bubbling that Nintendo is going to release a newer model, it’s time to take a look at just what that could mean for both the publishing giant and the everyday consumer. The current model of the Nintendo Switch is almost perfect. The game library is increasingly solid, the on-the-fly swapping between TV mode and handheld mode is a feature that is unmatched by any […]

What’s Next for Mario Kart         

Decades in the making and multitudes of iterations later, it feels as if we’ve finally reached the pinnacle of Mario Kart. Nintendo’s party-romp approach to Motorsport has always been one of the most enduring video game legacies ever since we first booted up our rudimentary consoles way back in yesteryear. Now, with Mario Kart 8 Deluxe released on the Switch, we have what is arguably the most fleshed-out version of Mario Kart to date. But we can’t help but wonder – what else could Ninty come up with? So far, we’ve seen everything from double-racer karts to anti-gravity tires to […]

What To Expect From Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield

We finally have news on the upcoming Pokemon RPG’s for Switch. Pokemon Sword and Shield will be the first mainline entries in the series on a home console. Opening up a wide range of possibilities to make this the best Pokemon game yet. Nintendo has been their usual clandestine selves and has only released a brief teaser of the new games. The announcement came on Pokemon day as many expected with a release targeted for Q3/Q4 this year. Here’s what we know about the games so far. As well as what we hope to see in Pokemon Sword and Shield. Galar […]

A Second Chance: A Succesful Switch After All?

Somehow, Nintendo has managed to do it again. After the lacklustre performance of the Wii U, we can officially say that Nintendo has struck gold with the Switch. While many still consider the hallmark signs of a console prowess to be graphical horsepower, the Switch proves that Nintendo is ready to defy that sentiment for yet another console generation. Where the Wii U languished, the Switch soars. Bucking the crucial mistake that the Wii U made and establishing a strong brand image has been precisely what the Switch needed to do – and it knocks it out of the park. […]

Handheld Gaming: Back in Fashion?

Ever since Nintendo launched the Game Boy in 1989, the extremely popular follow-up to the Game and Watch in 1980, portable gaming has been an attractive and accessible branch for players who enjoy fun experiences on the go. Nintendo DS, released in 2004, remains the best-selling handheld gaming console ever with over 150 million sales. The Game Boy and 3DS take the second and third place, making Nintendo the undisputed champion of handheld gaming. Sony’s PSP has sold an impressive amount too with its 82 million units. The mobile takeover Handheld gaming consoles appealed to a different audience that PC’s […]