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The Powerpuff Girls and Beetlejuice Announced for September Release

Teen Titans Go! Packs Access Exclusive, Bonus Animated Episode
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today announced five highly collectable, new expansion packs for LEGO Dimensions, the LEGO toy and videogame hybrid, will be available on September 12, 2017. Team and Fun Packs based on Cartoon Network’s animated series, Teen Titans Go! and The Powerpuff Girls, plus a Beetlejuice Fun Pack, will broaden the selection of the world’s most popular entertainment brands available for the game, allowing players to customize their experience by mixing and matching favorite characters and universes with full compatibility.

Players that purchase either Teen Titans Go! expansion pack can access an exclusive, original animated episode to discover how the vibrant team of teenage Super Heroes stumbled upon the LEGO Dimensions...
4chan leaks images of a rumored port of Super Smash Bros. for Switch

Recently, a round of reportedly leaked images for Super Smash Bros. port for Switch have appeared on 4chan of all places, I know!
Normally, we don't report on 4chan leaks, but this one has alot of 'backing' it for being the real deal, but here it is for you to decide!
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So what do you think...
A new title from the developer of I Am Setsuna is coming early next year.

Square Enix has unveiled a new, retro-inspired RPG from I Am Setsuna developer Tokyo RPG Factory.
If you been enjoying 'I am Setsuna', then you most likely will enjoy their new RPG that coming out sometime early next year, and it also similar in retro-inspired styling, but with a whole new story that will grip you hard as you play thru the game on your Switch or PS4. :)
Companies face industry-wide capacity shortage for key components!

Nintendo is in a race with Apple and other device makers to get its hands on the necessary components to keep up with the red hot demand for its latest game console the Switch.
Nintendo does not have to worry about Sony or Microsoft, it has to be worried greatly about Apple, as big 'N' tries its hardest to increase production of the Switch to met raising holiday demand, they are noticing that Apple is buying up all the key components for their 10th year anniversary launches of the new iPhone and MacBook's, etc. which leaves Nintendo Corp. with some hard choices coming up.
The company is worried about ‘customer tantrums’ this holiday season

Nintendo is ramping up its production order of Switch consoles ahead of the increased demand expected during the 2017 holiday shopping season, reports the Financial Times.
Nintendo is still officially staying with their '10 million units' for the rest of this ongoing fiscal year until March 2018, but analysts are saying they have recently increased production to 16 million, and even more recently to 18 million units to make sure no shortages.
If you want to chat, you must do so only with online buddies in your Switch friend's list!

In an interview with UK-based gaming publication GamesTM, via Japanese Nintendo, we now have a better understanding of what to expect from Splatoon 2 in the way of voice chat.
The upcoming new version of Splatoon for the Nintendo Switch will add voice chat, but big 'N' has decided its best to limit it to 'friends only', and sadly using 'voice chat' on your Switch will require you to have your Smartphone with you and an app installed on it also! :)

This week, 3DS hacking communities are clamoring over a so-called “ban wave” that permanently knocks systems offline.
Once the 'ban wave' news started spreading like wildfire across the 'scene forums', Nintendo issued the following statement to Kotaku:
But, right now people with 3DS's banned are still trying to pinpoint down what big 'N' is now looking for, is it CFW like Luma, is it using FreeShop, it is converted 3DA to CIA, is it converted GW saves, no one knows for sure what the 'triggerpoint' is right...
Nintendo shares hit 8-year high

Nintendo shares rallied over 5 percent on Friday, hitting a more than eight-and-a-half-year high after major game maker Capcom announced a popular game would be coming to the Switch, with investors hoping this will help sales of the gaming giant's flagship console.
Capcom before stated that it all depends on 'sales' of their exclusive version of Street Fighter, if they are going to invest into producing more Switch ports, but it seems that they will at least port over the popular 3DS version of Monster Hunter to the Switch hybrid, and that news has sent big 'N' shares soaring to new all-time highs, as investors hope it will take off and greatly increase Switch sales! :)

If you're familiar with video games, you may have heard of Ryu, Ken or the legendary HADOKEN!
When the original Street Fighter II game launched in the '90s, it changed the face of fighting games forever, introducing some of the most iconic video game characters and special moves of all time.

The newest iteration of Street Fighter II in 10 years, the Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers game is now available for the Nintendo Switch console.
This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content:
Nintendo Switch + 8Bitdo

With firmware 4.0, all 8Bitdo controllers are now compatible with the Nintendo Switch!
8Bitdo is very excited to announce a firmware update for all their 8Bitdo controllers that brings full compatibility to the Nintendo Switch*.
In addition to the Nintendo Switch, all 8Bitdo controllers are compatible with Windows, Android, MacOS and Steam.

*8Bitdo controllers do not support HD rumble, six-axis, motion control or Amiibo functionality. Non-pro controllers may be limited to certain games due to number of buttons.
Our NES30 Pro & FC30 Pro controllers offer a fully mapped button set for Nintendo Switch.

For more info, support, and the needed 4.0 firmware update, check out their Official Site: www.8bitdo.com
Presentation slides reveal more about the rumored crossover

Yesterday’s leak of the key art for Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle has led to more information about the still-unannounced Nintendo Switch turning up online.
It seems Ubisoft recently had a closed door presentation of their upcoming Switch game which will 'feature' Mario inside the Rabbids world, and of course the 'slides' leaked right away, and it at least helps to confirm the many rumors that game is real, but it leaves us with new questions about the gameplay itself, and how it all works out, and how much Nintendo has in their say in its overall design.
Make Rad Trailer

The best trailer for the Nintendo Switch so far was not actually made by Nintendo at all.
When you free-falling down from 30,000 there is many things you can do, like play Zelda, or even better a round of Mario Kart with your skydiving buddy, because the whole point of being an Nintendo fan is that you love fun, so why not knock it up a level!
NEWS SOURCE: Fans Take Nintendo Switch Skydiving (via) Kotaku
Nintendo is Visiting Locations Across the Country with Some of Its Hottest Games for Nintendo Switch and the Nintendo 3DS Family of Systems

As part of its 2017 Summer of Play tour, Nintendo is taking its Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS family of systems across the country so families everywhere can experience the latest installments in these beloved franchises firsthand.
With universally loved franchises like Super Mario, Mario Kart and The Legend of Zelda, Nintendo has been a staple in many families’ lives for decades.
New Trailer!

Frozenbyte is excited to announce that the co-operative blast'em up game Nine Parchments is coming to Nintendo Switch™!
A new trailer announcing the Nintendo Switch version is out now, which you can enjoy watching below.
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The Splashteam and The Sidekicks confirm development of the quirky platformer for Playstation 4, Xbox One and Switch

Today, the Splashteam and The Sidekicks are thrilled to announce that the Speedrun challenging platformer will be released this fall on Playstation 4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch.
Since its launch on Steam last February, Splasher has been critically acclaimed and considered as one of the best platformers of the year so far, with flattering comparisons to hits like Super Meat Boy. The proof is in the pudding. Steam customer reviews to date are 97% positive.
Nintendo Download

The Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia game is available May 19.
This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content:
New Trailer for Splatoon 2 Single-Player Mode Also Debuts

The Nintendo Direct video detailed many new features about ARMS, including key characters, attributes and the game’s numerous multiplayer battle modes, as well as information about a free Global Testpunch demo for the game that starts at the end of May.
Nintendo premiered a new Nintendo Direct video presentation all about its upcoming ARMS game for the Nintendo Switch console – with a little...
Our MaxConsole Game Reviewer @JHardin1112 Is Proud To Be Covering The Latest Nintendo 3DS Release!

Created by Tanukii Studios, Go! Go! Kokopolo 3D: Space Recipe for Disaster is the long awaited follow-up to the world’s first chase-em-up game Go! Go! Kokopolo, which released back in 2011 for the DSiWare service.
For the uninitiated, the chase-em-up style is where you attack enemies and they chase you down. It’s a sparsely populated genre, but certainly the two titles that I’m aware of in this list are very much worthwhile to play.


SRFD begins with a brief cutscene showing a space bunny crashing into a meteor and dropping pieces of some kind of a stone tablet (or something) down to earth. The 3 pieces land and disrupt the 3 playable characters. They soon gave chase after the bunny and thus the game begins. Each character has their...