Sega brings ‘Football Manager Touch 2018’ to Nintendo Switch

It’s officially official: We told you it was coming soon, and now a few days later Football Manager has made its way to the Nintendo Switch. As for which version it is, if you had money on Touch, you’re a winner. Meaning, this is a version of the game that’s the same across Linux, Mac, mobile platforms and PC. The …

‘Hyper Light Drifter’ is another indie game coming to Switch

Nintendo wasn’t done with the indie game announcements after its #Nindies live stream earlier today. At an event and on social media it revealed three more ports coming to the Switch soon: Hyper Light Drifter, Nidhogg 2 and Crashlands. All three are GameMaker Studio titles, so it’s not surprising they’re coming to Nintendo’s convertible console now that the development tool …

Nintendo Switch’s 2018 indie roster is looking strong

A year ago, Nintendo followed the launch of the Switch with a bold proclamation: The console would get a new indie game every week. This signaled a new era and approach to welcome third-party games, which previous Nintendo systems had failed to court well. Today, it seems like indie titles are lining up to jump on the Switch — and …

Switch update makes it easy to add Facebook and Twitter friends

Nintendo Switch owners have a new system update awaiting them, and the release notes reveal what 5.0.0 is bringing along. While previous updates have smoothed out some rough edges for transferring saves and assisting with voice chat, this one’s highlight addition is the ability to suggest Nintendo Accounts based on your Twitter and Facebook friend lists (assuming you’ve linked them …

‘Octopath Traveler’ heads to Nintendo Switch on July 13th

Square Enix’s gorgeously retro game, Octopath Traveler, is arriving on the Switch very soon. Nintendo has revealed on today’s Direct stream that the game, developed by the same people behind the critically-acclaimed RPG series Bravely Default, will be available on July 13th. The game giant has also introduced two new characters you can play as: a merchant named Tressa, who …

‘Undertale’ marks the arrival of GameMaker Studio 2 for Switch

During the Nintendo Direct stream we also learned that Undertale (“the friendly RPG where nobody has to die” and one of our favorites from 2015) will come to the Switch “eventually.” While that’s great for fans of the game, it’s also good news for developers and fans of other games built using the same GameMaker Studio 2 platform. If you’re …

‘Okami HD’ arrives on Nintendo Switch July 10th

The gorgeous Zelda-style adventure game Okami originally debuted on the PlayStation 2 in 2006, but its paintbrush gameplay came alive with the Wii’s controls in a version released the next year. On today’s Nintendo Direct, the company announced that an HD edition of the divine wolf’s classic journey is coming to the Switch. Source: Nintendo (Twitter), Nintendo Direct (YouTube) Author:  …

Modders turn Nintendo Switch into a full-fledged Linux tablet

For all of its Nintendo customizations, the Switch is ultimately a tablet running a garden variety NVIDIA Tegra processor — and that means it can potentially handle the same software as other mobile devices. To prove that point, the fail0verflow team has shown a Switch running an honest-to-goodness Linux distribution. The touchscreen, networking and accelerated 3D graphics are all functioning, …

Nintendo Labo hands-on: Cardboard has never been this fun

Leave it up to Nintendo to get us excited over cardboard. Labo, its DIY Switch-powered cardboard accessory line, seemed like the purist encapsulation of Nintendo’s philosophy: “Play” is far more important than having the best graphics. At first glance, Labo seems like a unique mixture of digital and analog gaming that kids will likely love. And based on my brief …