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Nintendo Switch weekly eShop update serves up a beloved RPG

Nintendo Switch weekly eShop update serves up a beloved RPG

We've arrived at another Thursday, which means Nintendo has delivered a fresh list of games that are about to hit the eShop. This week, that list is arriving the day after a Nindies Showcase that revealed titles like Cuphead and Cadence of Hyrule for the Nintendo Switch. We've still got a little while to wait before those games arrive, but some of the titles announced yesterday are already available on the eShop.

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Nintendo weekly eShop update puts Kirby front and center

Nintendo weekly eShop update puts Kirby front and center

Nintendo has detailed the week of eShop releases ahead, and this week, the 3DS is actually the headliner. It's a relatively quiet week for the Switch, but on 3DS, we've got the arrival of Kirby's Extra Epic Yarn to look forward to. In this age of the Switch, it isn't often that the 3DS gets the biggest release of the week, and that'll probably become increasingly true as we continue to the move through the year.

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RIP PS Vita: Is this the beginning of the end for dedicated handhelds?

RIP PS Vita: Is this the beginning of the end for dedicated handhelds?

If you've been following the gaming world, you've probably already heard the bad news: the PlayStation Vita has officially been discontinued. We first caught wind of Sony's plans a couple of weeks ago, when it updated the listings for the two remaining PS Vita models to say that production would be ending soon. Then, over the weekend - only a short time after those updated listings were discovered - Sony finally pulled the plug.

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Nintendo’s commitment to 3DS may turn sales drop into price drop

Nintendo’s commitment to 3DS may turn sales drop into price drop

The 3DS has had an interesting eight-year life cycle thus far. Sales of the handheld started out weak, prompting Nintendo to drop its price not long after launch. That price cut seemed to spark something in consumers, as the 3DS went on to be one of Nintendo's most successful pieces of hardware. Then the Switch launched in 2017, and though it fills mostly the same purpose as the 3DS, Nintendo has stated many times that it will continue to offer the 3DS as something of an entry-level console for those who may be new to gaming.

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Nintendo Switch weekly eShop update delivers a ton of indie games

Nintendo Switch weekly eShop update delivers a ton of indie games

Nintendo has detailed another week's worth of upcoming releases for the eShop, and in an increasingly rare twist, a 3DS game is the headliner this time around. Attention as largely moved away from the 3DS as the Switch grows in popularity, but every once in a while, the little handheld still gets a big release. That's happening this week with the launch of Yo-Kai Watch 3.

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Nintendo Selects adds three 3DS games today

Nintendo Selects adds three 3DS games today

The Nintendo Selects line of budget-priced games is growing by three today. Nintendo has added three more Nintendo 3DS games to Nintendo Selects, which essentially means that they get new box art and a lower price. If you've held out on any of the games joining the lineup today, it seems that now is a good time to buy.

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Nintendo Switch weekly eShop update: Wargroove is here at last

Nintendo Switch weekly eShop update: Wargroove is here at last

It's Thursday, and Switch owners know what that means: a new batch of games heading to the Nintendo eShop has been revealed. This week, the headliner is unquestionably Wargroove, a strategy game from the folks at Chucklefish that at least somewhat resembles the Advance Wars game of yore. A lot of people have been looking forward to this game for a long time, and now it's finally here.

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Yoshi’s Crafted World and Kirby’s Extra Epic Yarn release dates revealed

Yoshi’s Crafted World and Kirby’s Extra Epic Yarn release dates revealed

Amid all of the chaos that is CES 2019, Nintendo has announced release dates for two upcoming games, Yoshi's Crafted World and Kirby's Extra Epic Yarn. The former, as revealed last year, is an entirely new game for the Nintendo Switch, while the latter is a remake of Kirby's Epic Yarn, which launch on Wii way back in 2010. Both games will be here just in time for spring, so if you anticipate needing an extra shot of happy at the end of winter, these two games will certainly be worth considering.

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Nintendo Switch weekly eShop update: Spaceship panic

Nintendo Switch weekly eShop update: Spaceship panic

Now that the holidays are over and most of the big sales have concluded, the games industry should be entering a slow phase. Even though the preceding months were packed to the brim with new game releases, there aren't going to be a ton of launches to kick off 2019. There will be a few notable releases here and there, but nothing really like the final months of 2018.

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Nintendo Black Friday eShop sale kicks off for Switch and 3DS

Nintendo Black Friday eShop sale kicks off for Switch and 3DS

While there may not be much in the way of hardware deals from Nintendo on Black Friday this year, it seems there are plenty of game discounts to be had. Today, Nintendo kicked off a Black Friday eShop sale for both Switch and 3DS. Though the sale might not be as extensive as something like a Steam sale, there are still some notable games marked down on both consoles.

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Nintendo Switch weekly eShop update: Pokemon and global conflict

Nintendo Switch weekly eShop update: Pokemon and global conflict

This past week has been fairly silent in terms of new releases on the Switch eShop, but that all changes starting tomorrow. There are three big games hitting the Switch over the course of the next week, making this one of the biggest release weeks we've seen for the console so far. It all starts, of course, with a pair of new Pokemon games.

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Nintendo Black Friday deals include Switch and 2DS bundles

Nintendo Black Friday deals include Switch and 2DS bundles

Black Friday is only about a week and a half away, and as you'd expect, the deals that various manufacturers will be offering have started flooding in. Today, Nintendo revealed the discounts it's planning to offer on Black Friday, and there are two hardware deals in particular worth considering. Somewhat surprisingly, one of those deals in on the Switch, which thus far hasn't been the subject of very many discounts.

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