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GoNintendo - Today's BIG Story 1/1717: Could the Switch get another new Zelda title?

Welcome to Today's BIG Story for Jan. 17th, 2017. Are you ready for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild on Wii U & Switch? Well Nintendo's developers are already toying with the idea of another new entry for Switch!

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GoNintendo Talking Points: Jim Sterling on the Switch - A Rebuttal

Time for another Talking Points, my friends. I checked out Jim Sterlings' latest video, which focuses on the Switch live-stream presentation Nintendo put on. Jim wasn't too please with what he saw, but I'd like to offer a rebuttal for some of his points.

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GoNintendo - Today's BIG Story 1/16/17: Gearbox Switch support talks have stalled

Welcome to Today's BIG Story for Jan. 16th, 2017. Randy Pitchford of Gearbox has taken to Twitter to share news on the sad state of Gearbox's Switch support.

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We want YOUR Switch questions!

Do you have a question or two about the Switch? Got a burning desire to have them answered? All you have to do is hit us up in the comments section below and leave them for us! I'm going to pour through the comments and put together a piece where I answer as many as I can. There will be some answers I just don't know, but I'll do my best to answer as many as I can.

GoNintendo Podcast Webisode 596 records LIVE at 3:15 PM ET (Switch impressions!)

Nicky Hill and I attended the Switch press event in NYC and we're SO ready to talk to you about our impressions!

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GoNintendo - A look inside the Nintendo Switch Press Event (NYC)

We were lucky enough to attend the Nintendo Switch press event in New York City. I put together a little musical montage with footage from the event. I hope you enjoy!

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The Shacknews gang had me on their pre-Switch press conference live-stream!

Thanks to the Shacknews guys for having me on the live-stream before the Switch event kicked off. If you want to see me ramble on for 10 minutes or so, fast-forward to around the 33:30 mark.

Nintendo Switch event live blog

Live-blog updates coming below!

- Switch will release March 3rd, worldwide
- Switch will cost $300 in the states
- connect your mobile device to your Switch to interact with friends, set up online matches
- online to become a paid service in Fall 2017
- Switch will not be region locked
- battery life will range from 2.5 to 6 hours, depending on games, play while charging
- touch screen
- connect over wifi for multiplayer
- up to 8 Switches can connect for local multiplayer

- joysticks can be pressed in like buttons
- NFC reader/writer in one of the Joycons for amiibo
- square button for recording gameplay
- share the screens/footage you capture wtih friends over social media
- each joycon has an accelerometor and motion sensors
- each joycon has shoulder buttons to be used as a fully functioning controller on its own
- joycon color variations: neon blue, neon red and wrist straps
- right joycon has a motion IR camera that reads distance and hand gestures, using HD rumble
- New game by Nintendo called 1, 2 Switch, for two-player action focusing on HD rumble, due out March 3rd

- Arms is a fighting sports game where characters have very long arms, and you thrown/shoot your arms at your opponent. Hold one joycon in each hand. Online battle. Due out this Spring.
- Splatoon 2 coming to Switch. New weapons, stages, designs. Use Pro controller if you want. Use IR mode for gyro controls. Due out this Summer, weapons/stage updates after launch with in-game events as well.
- Super Mario Odyssey coming to Switch, and now Mario's hat is alive and can be tossed around, and used to jump off of. Due out this Holiday season.

- Xenoblade Chronicles 2 announced for Switch
- Fire Emblem Warriors game coming to Switch
- currently over 50 third parties working on Switch games, 80 games in development so far.
- Dragon Quest Heroes I & 2 coming to Switch as one game
- Square-Enix bringing Project Octopath Traveler to Switch
- Shin Megami Tensei Switch in the works, development has only just begun
- Skyrim coming to the Switch
- Suda51 is bringing No More Heroes' Travis Touchdown to Switch in a new game
- FIFA coming to Switch
- Minecraft coming to Switch, as well as Minecraft Story Mode
- Switch includes the console, left and right joycon, joycon wrist straps, joycon grip, switch dock, HDMI cable, and CD adapter
- Pro Controller available separately, two versions, one model with grey colors, and one with neon blue/red, both versions same price

- Switch preorders open in Japan on Jan. 21st
- The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild launching March 3rd, 2017

GoNintendo Talking Points: Nintendo's Switch presentation & why I'm a Nintendo fan

Hours away from Nintendo's big Switch event, I thought I'd take a look back on what made me a Nintendo fan, revisit some of Nintendo's history over the years, and share my hopes for the Switch event itself.

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GoNintendo - Today's BIG Story 1/11/17 - Shovel Knight coming to Switch (and I need your name suggestions!)

Welcome to Today's BIG Story for Jan. 11th, 2017. Sorry the video is so late today, but I have a good excuse! You can check that out in the video, as well as today's big story. We have another 100% confirmed game for the Switch, and it's a fantastic one!

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