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Nintendo Switch Online: When it launches and what to know

2 monthes ago   |   By SlashGear

After months of talking about it, today Nintendo Switch Online is finally launching. Once Switch Online is live, you'll need to pay a yearly to continue playing multiplayer games online, but there are a number of extra perks for those who choose to subscribe. The big question now is when, exactly, the service will launch. Nintendo detailed...
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Marketing Day: Facebook slapped with EEOC complaint, Instagram launches shopping channel & more

Marketing Day: Facebook slapped with EEOC complaint, Instagram launches shopping channel & more

2 monthes ago   |   By Marketing Land

Here's our recap of what happened in online marketing today, as reported on Marketing Land and other places across the web.
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Geek Deals: Nintendo Switch Online Starts Today, 25 Percent off HP's Omen Gaming PCs

Geek Deals: Nintendo Switch Online Starts Today, 25 Percent off HP's Omen Gaming PCs

2 monthes ago   |   By Geek

If you're a Splatoon 2 diehard, watch out. Nintendo's for-pay online service for the Switch starts today, and you can pick up either a three-month pass or a whole-year subscription on Amazon. Keep...
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Nintendo Switch Online's NES Games Are Playable Offline For A Week

2 monthes ago   |   By GameSpot

Nintendo's online subscription service for Switch launches soon , and one of the benefits you get for subscribing is access to a library of NES games. Each of these classic titles supports some form of online play, whether that be competing directly against another player in Balloon Fight or taking turns controlling the action in a traditionally single-player title, but up until now, it has been unclear whether or not the NES games could be played offline. It turns out they can, but there's a slight caveat. According to the FAQ page on Nintendo's website , the NES games included in the...
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Nintendo Switch Online's Free Trial Will Charge You If You Don't Cancel

2 monthes ago   |   By GameSpot

Nintendo's online subscription service for Switch is almost here. The service rolls out in the US on September 18 , and after that, you'll need to have an active subscription in order to play most Switch games online going forward. If you're still undecided about signing up, Nintendo will also offer a free trial-but like most trial periods, you'll be charged if you forget to cancel. Beginning September 18, Switch owners will be able to sign up for one seven-day free trial of the Switch Online service from the console's Eshop. However, as detailed on Nintendo's website , if you don't...
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Nintendo Switch owners will have to pay to play online, starting today - CNET

2 monthes ago   |   By CNET

Nintendo is expected to launch it's new paid online service later this evening - which will charge players $19.99 a year to play games online.
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Here's When Nintendo Switch Online Is Going Live

Here's When Nintendo Switch Online Is Going Live

2 monthes ago   |   By Cinema Blend

If you're looking to subscribe to the Switch Online premium service day one, Nintendo has revealed when, exactly, the service will go live later today.
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Nintendo Switch Online lands today, complete with strange cloud saves

Nintendo Switch Online lands today, complete with strange cloud saves

2 monthes ago   |   By Engadget

Welcome to 2018, Nintendo. After 38 years in the gaming-hardware business and 15 years after the launch of Xbox Live, Nintendo is finally offering an online subscription service in its latest console, the Switch. Nintendo Switch Online goes live on t...
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Fortnite Switch bundle announced with in-game freebies

Fortnite Switch bundle announced with in-game freebies

2 monthes ago   |   By SlashGear

Nintendo is keeping its string of Switch console bundles going, today announcing a new Fortnite bundle. Officially called the Fortnite Double Helix bundle, this joins the recently-announced bundles for Pokemon Let's Go and Super Smash Bros Ultimate, which are all launching later this year. The Fortnite Double Helix bundle will be the first out of the gate, as it's arriving...
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What Time Does Nintendo Switch Online Go Live?

2 monthes ago   |   By Forbes

Here's when Nintendo Switch Online goes live, after some Nintendo eShop maintennance.
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Nintendo Switch Online launches today - here's how to join

Nintendo Switch Online launches today - here's how to join

2 monthes ago   |   By The Verge

Nintendo Switch Online is scheduled to launch later today, September 18th, shortly after 11PM ET / 8PM PT. Once it arrives, the free online gaming that Switch owners have enjoyed since the console's launch will come to an end. To enjoy the same games online, you'll need a subscription to the service.
Thankfully, buying into the service doesn't cost very much, and it will grant you access to more than just online gameplay. You'll also be able to chat with friends via the Switch Online app, back up your precious game saves to the cloud , and play a growing collection of retro NES games...
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‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate' review

‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate' review

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is a loving tribute to Nintendo and video game history. It's a terrific multiplayer fighter that also has plenty for single-player fans to love this... Read more ...

Doom is getting a 25th anniversary mod from the game's co-creator

Doom is getting a 25th anniversary mod from the game's co-creator

In celebration of Doom's 25th anniversary, one of its co-creators has announced a new level pack for the seminal first-person shooter. Sigil , which takes place after the... Read more ...

Groundbreaking Infinity Blade removed from App Store, hard to support

Groundbreaking Infinity Blade removed from App Store, hard to support

With the high turnover rate of mobile games, very you are able to achieve prestige worthy of the annals of mobile gaming history. Some achieve that through notoriety, others... Read more ...

Xbox Scarlett: un processeur AMD Zen 2 pour faire tourner des jeux en 4K à...

Xbox Scarlett:  un processeur AMD Zen 2 pour faire tourner des jeux en 4K à 60 fps ?

La prochaine Xbox "Scarlett" devrait embarquer l'architecture Zen 2 d'AMD capable de faire tourner des jeux en 4k 60 fps Read more ...

VR Gaming 2018 Report Card: Year In Review

VR Gaming 2018 Report Card: Year In Review

Virtual reality gaming has been a tough field to navigate since its public debut in 2016, mostly because it was a brand-new technology that had immense hype leading up to the... Read more ...

Epic removes all Infinity Blade games from the App Store

Epic removes all Infinity Blade games from the App Store

Infinity Blade , the medieval fighting / role-playing mobile game series from Epic Games, is no more, as the developer has removed all three entries in the franchise from... Read more ...

LG is rolling out the barrels at CES 2019 with a craft beer machine

LG is rolling out the barrels at CES 2019 with a craft beer machine

Looking to get into the beer making game? With the help of LG, you can become a brewmaster at home. The electronics maker is rolling out the LG HomeBrew, an at-home beer making... Read more ...

Sledgehammer Founder And Dead Space Creator Leaves Activision

Sledgehammer Founder And Dead Space Creator Leaves Activision

Almost ten years ago, Glen Schofield surprised a lot of industry watchers and fans alike by announcing that he was leaving EA Visceral and founding a new studio at Activision... Read more ...

Doom Creator John Romero Is Working On A Spiritual Successor

Doom Creator John Romero Is Working On A Spiritual Successor

Video game industry icon and legend John Romero continues to keep relevant by touching on some of the more nostalgic elements of game design. For instance, his latest project... Read more ...

Two Panzer Dragoon Games Are Being Remade

Two Panzer Dragoon Games Are Being Remade

Way back during the 1990s, one of the game series that really helped shape the transition from 2D to 3D for home consoles was Sega's Panzer Dragoon. It's a criminally... Read more ...