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Minecraft: Story Mode is More Expensive on Nintendo Switch

Minecraft: Story Mode is More Expensive on Nintendo Switch Telltale Games’ narrative spin-off of the popular, blocky building game Minecraft, is set to release on the new Nintendo console sometime this year, but with one key difference.The Nintendo Switch version of Minecraft: Story Mode is more expensive than it is on other platforms.

This Nintendo Switch See-Through Design is Seriously Cool

This Nintendo Switch See-Through Design is Seriously Cool Although the Nintendo Switch offered up some variety of design at launch, with a choice between neon or grey Joy-Cons, that hasn’t stopped Nintendo fans from thinking about other designs that the console could provide.It’s reminiscent of some of the best designs from Nintendo console history to boot, with this Nintendo Switch mock-up looking close to those beloved transparent versions of the likes of the Nintendo 64, see-through Gamecube controllers, and the Game Boy Advance.

Some Nintendo Switch Games Can Be Played Vertically

Some Nintendo Switch Games Can Be Played Vertically The Nintendo Switch still has a lot to prove in the coming months, but early returns on Nintendo’s newest console have remained largely positive.It is interesting that the Switch doesn’t have a kickstand for both horizontal and vertical displays, however, which could signify that Nintendo doesn’t have any plans to support the functionality at this time.

Splatoon 2's Snipers Are Pulling Off Incredible Shots

Splatoon 2's Snipers Are Pulling Off Incredible Shots This weekend’s global testfire for Splatoon 2 is live, and players are already picking apart the new changes in the squid-shooter sequel.A new change to the Charger is letting snipers hold their charges while squid-swimming, leading to some spectacular highlight reels.

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Videos Show Off New Features

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Videos Show Off New Features Five fresh Mario Kart 8 Deluxe videos appeared online this past week, each of which features gameplay from the racer’s newest Battle Mode game modes.While Mario Kart 8 Deluxe will also be adding a ton of playable characters, balance changes, and feature additions, Battle Mode is certainly one of the most exciting parts of the new game.

Splatoon 2 Lobby 'Easter Egg' Lets You DJ While You Wait

Splatoon 2 Lobby 'Easter Egg' Lets You DJ While You Wait If you’re playing one of the “global testfire” demos for Splatoon 2 this weekend, don’t forget to take a few moments and jam and create some tunes while on the match-making screen.As many people have discovered on Youtube, the game has an easter egg that lets players mess with the pitch of the lobby music and also add their own warbly sounds by rolling the Joy-Con analog sticks and punching the D-pad buttons.

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Speedrunner Sets New Record

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Speedrunner Sets New Record The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild now has a new speedrun champion, as one player has now successfully beaten the game in just over 45 minutes.The trick for playing through the game at a pace, it seems, is just to play the game in German.

Splatoon 2 Has Cool Easter Egg During Matchmaking

Splatoon 2 Has Cool Easter Egg During Matchmaking While waiting for players to join a Splatoon 2 multiplayer match, an awesome musical time-waster is available to fool around with.The quirky feature was discovered as part of this weekend’s Splatoon 2 Global Testfire event, a stress test spread across six hour-long multiplayer sessions.

Nintendo President Promises a ‘Big E3 This Year’

Nintendo President Promises a ‘Big E3 This Year’ In recent years, fans have learned not to expect very much from Nintendo when it comes to E3.The company has shied away from spotlight presentations at the video game conference and have instead opted to make its major announcements through Nintendo Directs or Nintendo Treehouse streams.

Capcom Asked Nintendo to Increase the Switch’s RAM

Capcom Asked Nintendo to Increase the Switch’s RAM At the Game Creators Conference 2017 in Japan, developers from Capcom and Nintendo appeared on stage together to discuss the Nintendo Switch.If it wasn’t for Capcom, the Nintendo Switch could have launched with less RAM and been a much weaker system.

Could Resident Evil 7 Come to Nintendo Switch?

Could Resident Evil 7 Come to Nintendo Switch? This includes Resident Evil 7, which released this past January to critical acclaim and strong sales.Horror gaming fans and Nintendo Switch owners itching for a high quality Resident Evil experience on the console may be disappointed that Resident Evil 7 has yet to be announced for the Switch.

GR Pick: Metal Gear Solid Recreated in LEGO Worlds

GR Pick: Metal Gear Solid Recreated in LEGO Worlds Interactive and TT Games’ LEGO Worlds, much like Minecraft, the title is an open world multiplayer sandbox experience that allows players to build and do almost anything their imagination can conceive.With this being the case, one truly talented fan has decided to recreate Hideo Kojima’s stealth-action classic Metal Gear Solid within the LEGO construction simulator.

Breath Of The Wild Directors Reveal Their Favorite Shrines

Breath Of The Wild Directors Reveal Their Favorite Shrines The creators behind The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild talk about their favorite shrines, locations and characters in a follow up to their making of series.Nintendo has released a bonus video for their three part series about the development of Breath of the Wild where art director Satoru Takizawa talks about his favorite shrine, and reveals that he, like me, has trouble keeping track of which shrine is which.

PSA: If Your Switch's Internet Won't Work, Reboot The Console

PSA: If Your Switch's Internet Won't Work, Reboot The Console At some point recently, Nintendo Switches all over the country (including several belonging to Kotaku staff) decided to stop connecting to the internet, offering up some nonsense about DNS errors instead of taking us to that sweet sweet eShop.If it’s happening to you, you’re not alone.

Zelda Director Hopes Gamers Explore Breath of the Wild With ‘Their Whole Family’

Zelda Director Hopes Gamers Explore Breath of the Wild With ‘Their Whole Family’ It’s no secret at this point that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is one of the most well-received games ever released.That’s quite an accomplishment, and given the high praise, it’s hard to imagine a way that the finished game could get any better.

Amazon Has the Switch Pro Controller In Stock, and a $9 Discount on Joy-Con

Amazon Has the Switch Pro Controller In Stock, and a $9 Discount on Joy-Con If you’re one of the handful of lucky souls to have your hands on a Nintendo Switch, Amazon has the Pro controller in stock.It’s not discounted, but it’ll probably sell out again soon.

GR Pick: We Want These Nintendo Switch Gamecube Joy-Cons

GR Pick: We Want These Nintendo Switch Gamecube Joy-Cons Ever since the Nintendo Switch’s Joy-Cons were revealed, its unique design has caused imaginative fans to think outside the box in terms of cosmetics and skins.While there have been many great fan-made designs over the past few weeks, the latest and perhaps most impressive idea yet takes the classic purple GameCube look and re-imagines it as Nintendo Switch Joy-Con.

‘Lego City Undercover’ on Switch requires internet, extra 13GB download

‘Lego City Undercover’ on Switch requires internet, extra 13GB download However, with game cartridge capacity seemingly limited to around 32GB, as well, it appears that some physical games will still require additional downloads.In the case of Lego City Undercover, it could fill up quite a bit of the system’s storage space.