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SNES Rayman game thought lost discovered 24-years-later

SNES Rayman game thought lost discovered 24-years-later

Back in the earlier days of console gaming we all had to plug cartridges into our consoles to play. It was many years before the CD and DVD became the method of running games on your console system. A game designer called Michel Ancel has been around since those early days of gaming and one of the popular games that he worked on decades ago was called Rayman and the game was for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System.

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Nintendo Switch dock confirmed to only be for TV output & charging

Nintendo Switch dock confirmed to only be for TV output & charging

Nintendo's new Switch is certainly an interesting piece of hardware, but there's still many things we don't know about the upcoming game console, and even more the company won't tell us. Fortunately there are a few small details that Nintendo has clarified since the initial teaser video was released last week, including the fact that the console's docking station is little more than, well, a dock.

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Nintendo remains quiet on whether Switch features touchscreen display

Nintendo remains quiet on whether Switch features touchscreen display

As you've no doubt heard by now, Nintendo announced its new Switch game console this week, a hybrid device that serves as both a portable and home system. Unfortunately, that announcement came in the form of a three-and-a-half minute video and little else, with Nintendo keeping quiet on additional details not revealed in the teaser clip, and instead promising additional info later. One of the key questions we're left with, then, is whether the Switch's display is a touchscreen.

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Nintendo Switch has me convinced already

Nintendo Switch has me convinced already

Switch feels like the beginning of a new era for Nintendo. I know it might seem silly to say that when its existence has only been official for a little more than 24 hours, but it's true. In viewing the reveal trailer for the Switch, I can see a company that's serious when it says it's going to make an effort to learn from its past marketing mistakes, and as a lifelong Nintendo fan, that makes me very happy.

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Pokemon GO passes $600 million in revenue in record time

Pokemon GO passes $600 million in revenue in record time

It would appear that Pokemon GO isn't quite done breaking mobile gaming records. Even though it's no longer the powerhouse it was when it launched back in July, there's still a significant number of people playing it. That player base has helped Pokemon GO break yet another record, with App Annie saying that the mobile game has managed to pull in $600 million in revenue.

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Bethesda won’t confirm Skyrim for Nintendo Switch

Bethesda won’t confirm Skyrim for Nintendo Switch

When the Nintendo Switch was announced yesterday, Bethesda's famous RPG Skyrim was right there along with it. Skyrim wasn't hard to miss in the reveal trailer for the Switch, as it featured rather prominently. There's just one small problem with that: It turns out that Bethesda is hesitant to actually confirm Skyrim for Nintendo's latest console.

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Mario and Pokemon mashup toys are Pokemon Center exclusives

Mario and Pokemon mashup toys are Pokemon Center exclusives

Two of the most popular game franchises ever to hit Nintendo consoles and portables are Pokemon and Mario. Pokemon Go isn't generating the sort of buzz it was early on, but it is still a hugely popular game and people are still very interested in playing it. The Pokemon Company has announced a new line of Mario and Luigi themed merchandise that is exclusively available for Pokemon center shippers in Japan.

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Nintendo Switch in color: look at the possibilities

Nintendo Switch in color: look at the possibilities

For products meant to be gaming machines, consoles are pretty drab affairs, coming in basic black or, if lucky, white hues. Sure, there are special editions, but they are named as such for a reason. Nintendo’s handhelds, in contrast, are usually more playful in color., which gives hope that the Nintendo Switch, which stands somewhere in the middle, could similarly get a more colorful flavor. That is the possibility, or wish, that a certain “TheGrumpyCat”, who probably isn’t that grumpy for now, expressed in a series of Nintendo Switch mockups teasing us of what could be.

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Nintendo Switch graphics powered by NVIDIA Tegra

Nintendo Switch graphics powered by NVIDIA Tegra

It’s a big day for Nintendo. Maybe even “big” is an understatement. The announcement of the Nintendo Switch, formerly known as Nintendo NX, has definitely put the company back in the spotlight. Whether that’s a favorable light or not remains to be seen next year. In the meantime, however, NVIDIA will also be basking in that light as well, revealing that, at the very heart of the portable console, is a custom NVIDIA Tegra processor. Aside from confirming the Switch’s nature as a mobile device, it also puts NVIDIA in the gaming console game, vis-a-vis its rival AMD/ATI.

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Nintendo Switch pricing tips, controllers, everything you need to know

Nintendo Switch pricing tips, controllers, everything you need to know

The final evolution of the Nintendo NX is here in the form of a console called Nintendo Switch. Today we're going to run down the details that are available thus far - the important details. We'll also be hypothesizing what it means for the system to be in the form that it is, and what that'll mean to the future of your pocketbook.

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Nintendo Switch reveal: Six burning questions that need answers

Nintendo Switch reveal: Six burning questions that need answers

Nintendo's Switch reveal trailer actually had a lot of hidden details in it, but it didn't come close to answering all of the questions we have. There's so much left to discover about the device, and the answers to those questions could determine whether the Switch sinks or swims. While we wait for Nintendo to share the next morsel of information about the Switch, here are six burning questions we have about the company's latest console.

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Nintendo Switch games revealed: release titles you’ll need

Nintendo Switch games revealed: release titles you’ll need

Now that the Switch reveal is in the books, it's time to talk about the most important thing: release titles. While it's impossible to know which Switch titles will be available right launch and which will be releasing within the critical first six months of the console's lifespan, we already have a decent idea of what to expect. That's thanks to a number of pre-reveal leaks and Nintendo's own footage from the Switch reveal trailer.

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