On August 16, 2020, an Amazon UK listing for The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword for Nintendo Switch appeared before disappearing today. What could this mean?
Retro Studios, a Nintendo first-party studio best known for the Metroid Prime series, has announced they are hiring for a lead producer. The Texas-based studio said, on Twitter, “We are looking for a Lead Producer to join us on our journey to develop Metroid Prime 4!”
The NPD Group has released the results for consumer spending for the U.S. in July 2020. Without surprise, Nintendo Switch was the best-selling hardware platform of the month and year-to-date. But that’s not all. Check out the rest of the results right here!
Nintendo has recently filed a new trademark for the Legend of Zelda series. The trademark is specifically for the overall IP when it comes to merchandise, such as shampoo, toys, and pillows, but also “game programs.”
A significant new update to SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom – Rehydrated has released that fixes many bugs, exploits, and even some progression.
The British indie game publisher, Merge Games Ltd. has announced that Bounty Battle, a crossover indie brawler will now be releasing on September 10, 2020, for Nintendo Switch and other platforms.
Deadly Premonition 2: A Blessing In Disguise has been heavily criticized for its poor framerate and overall unpolished quality. Things may be changing for the better since the game has received a very significant patch.
Is the PS4 and Xbox One game, Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time also coming to Nintendo Switch? This could be the case if website source code is anything to go by.
A recent Nintendo Co., Ltd. investors meeting has revealed that Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition, the HD remaster of the critically acclaimed Wii JRPG, has sold 1.32 million copies worldwide as of June 30, 2020. Interestingly enough, 80% of the sales were from overseas while 20% were from Japan. With these sales, the series has crossed the 5 million mark.
In a recent investor meeting, Nintendo Co., Ltd. updated their software sales for the first quarter of the fiscal year ending in 2021 (April-June). Super Smash Bros. Ultimate was revealed to have sold another 1.19 million units. Its lifetime sales numbers are currently at 19.99 million. Because of these sales, the long-running and beloved Super Smash Bros. series has now crossed 60 million sales worldwide!
Nintendo Co., Ltd. has released their hardware sales for the first fiscal quarter of the 2020-2021 fiscal year. This quarter covers a three-month period from April 1 to June 30 of this year. The Nintendo Switch is now at a lifetime sales of 61.44 million worldwide. In the previous quarter, it was at 55.76 million, meaning it sold 5.68 million units in the past quarter.
According to a recent Sega financial report, the company plans on releasing the Nintendo Switch exclusive JRPG, Shin Megami Tensei V, around the January to March 2021 period.
Arcade Archives: Super Punch-Out!! releasing on Nintendo Switch next week, August 14, 2020.
Is the original No More Heroes making its way to Switch? This is likely happening if a registered rating in Taiwan is to be believed.