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Switch sells 55k in South Korea over 3 days, breaks records

Tired of hearing about the Switch setting records? No, I didn't think so! Nintendo Korea has confirmed that the Switch has moved 55k units in just 3 days. Not only did this surpass launch week sales of the DS, 3DS, and Wii, it surpassed launch MONTH sales for those platforms!

Region Locked - Pokemon's Japanese Exclusive Nintendo Wii Game

This time on Region Locked, we take a look at Pokemon's Japanese Exclusive Nintendo Wii Game. Through our analysis of these games and their gameplay, we hope you learn some fun facts about Pokemon Mystery Dungeon and have the making of it explained here on the Did You Know Gaming channel.

Japan - Xenoblade Chronicles 2's debut beats out debuts for Xenoblade Chronicles and Xenoblade Chronicles X

As we shared earlier today, Xenoblade Chronicles 2 took the second spot on this week's Japanese software charts. The title managed to move 96,274 units. This debut is actually higher than what Xenoblade Chronicles and Xenoblade Chronicles X pulled in in their debut weeks. The same thing happened in the UK earlier in the week. It's awesome to see such excitement surrounding the game!

Nintendo games on Nvidia Shield devices are streamed, not ports (UPDATE)

UPDATE - Now we're hearing that these games ARE ports. Nvidia's Chinese site has a blurb that says the games are streaming, but now an Nvidia rep has come forward to say that information is incorrect.

Here's a little tidbit of info on yesterday's report of Nintendo's Wii/GameCube games heading to the Nvidia Shield. It turns out these games are streamed, and not a straight port that you fully download. The titles are accessed through the GeForce Now streaming service.

Thanks to MarioCheated for the heads up!

Nintendo Wii-era releases confirmed for launch on Nvidia Shield in China

Way back in January, we reported a rumor Nvidia and Nintendo teaming up to bring some games to the Nvidia Shield. Today we see that rumor confirmed.

At an event held today, it was confirmed that New Super Mario Bros. Wii, Punch-Out!!, The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princes and Super Mario Galaxy are on the way. These games will be optimized for the platform. As of right now, these plans are for China only.

Factor 5's cancelled WeFly for Wii - gameplay trailer

It was pitched as a new Pilotwings, but Nintendo turned the title down. Then it was reworked into WeFly, and eventually ended up cancelled. That's too bad, because the game looks like it could have been fun! I always want more Pilotwings, so a knock-off would have been fine with me too!

Firstsing releases LAN adapter for Switch/Wii U/Wii

Cherry Chen, a spokesperson of Firstsing, said that the LAN Adapter for Nintendo Switch Wii U Wii can connect the Nintendo switch with the Internet through wired LAN. “It’s a LAN adapter that comes in form of an USB. Nintendo users can use this along with OEM ODM USB keyboard for Nintendo Switch Joy-Con PC PS4 to enjoy their network-ready PC games without worrying a bit about abrupt disconnection. Also, users won’t experience unnecessary delay in connection”, said Cherry Chen.

She also added that the product can also be used with a PC. “The External Battery Stand Holder Backup Case Charger Power Bank for Nintendo Switch will correspond to a PC which is not fitted with a wired LAN port. The adapter is easy to adjust and users can do that by simply connecting it to their PC’s USB. No driver software needs to be installed”, she added.

According to Cherry Chen, the wired Internet LAN adapter is compatible with Nintendo Switch and follows USB standard 2.0 with a highest data transfer rate 480 Mbps.

Nintendo Portugal hosts tournament at their headquarters

The gang at Nintendo Portugal put together a tournament filled with all sorts of Nintendo games, which you can see above. They didn't just stick to the Switch, though. They brought out some other games from Nintendo's history! Pretty cool to see the Wii back in action for something like this.

Thanks to NetPower for the heads up!

Karaoke JOYSOUND Wii coming to an end in April 2018

Konami has confirmed that all services for Karaoke JOYSOUND Wii end on April 26th, 2018. As far as we know, the Wii U version will continue on for now. Even better, the Switch version is releasing quite soon!