News & Reviews: Nintendo Switch
Jan 20, 2020
With gaming consoles like Sony’s Playstation 5 and Microsoft’s Xbox Series X coming out this year, many are expecting Nintendo to release an upgraded version of its popular Switch console as well. Rumour has it, the Japanese video game company is actually planning to announce a ‘Pro’ variant by this year, but nothing has been confirmed yet. Now, a patent filed by Nintendo was spotted and it is most likely to be a new Nintendo Switch console, and we definitely can’t keep our excitement.
Jan 12, 2020
Want different looking Joy-Con controllers for the Nintendo Switch? Well, you're not alone. A modder has uploaded pictures of a pair of modded Joy-Con controllers on Twitter, similar in design to the ones for the old Nintendo GameCube console. And get this, they actually work!
Jan 06, 2020
When it comes to the Nintendo Switch, gamers would think of exclusive titles for the console such as Pokemon, Super Mario, The Legend of Zelda and many more casual games like Ring Fit Adventure. What? You never heard of that? Well, it's an interactive sports fitness game and we just learn that you can potentially lose some weight from playing the game.
Jan 02, 2020
In 2019, Nintendo released two new Switch models with improvements that prevented hackers from using homebrew software but all that work has been undone again. TeamXecutor was able to hack the Nvidia Tegra X214 chipset used in the revised Nintendo Switch and Switch Lite with the help of a modchip.
Dec 23, 2019
Tis the season to be jolly, fa-la-la-la-la-la-la-la-la… Everyone has started to shop for gifts now as Christmas day is approaching. A lot of stores are also having promotions that would make everyone go crazy. Recently, a counterfeit Nintendo Switch appeared in the market for only 50 USD (~RM207) and it’s just one alphabet different from the original one. Therefore, keep on reading to avoid getting fooled!
Aug 05, 2019
If you've been waiting patiently for the Nintendo Switch, now it's a pretty good time to get one. As previously rumoured, there will be a Battery Enhanced Edition releasing this month and true enough, Impulse Gaming has set up the official price and pre-order online on their website for RM1299.
Jul 18, 2019
If you have been thinking of getting a new Nintendo Switch or missed out one during the mid-year sales, you might want to hold on to your horses. According to reports, Nintendo is actually planning to release a new model that has a better battery life up to 9 hours!
Jun 25, 2019
It seems that the rumours of the Nintendo Switch are becoming a reality. According to tech.sina.com, they claimed that the Wall Street Journal has reported Nintendo on preparing to release the Nintendo Switch Lite and Pro variant during the Christmas shopping season this year.
Jun 22, 2019
The guys over at XDA-Developers.com has managed to get Google’s Android operating system running on a Nintendo Switch. Using a bunch of software such as the Linux 5 Tegra Ubuntu developed by ByLaws, as well as the emuMMC for the Switch. The handheld console was able to boot into the Android Operating system directly off an SD card, without the need to perform any sort of installation.
TechNave Gaming: Pokémon Home & Pokémon Sleep scheduled for 2020 mobile release as cloud-base servicesMay 29, 2019
As mentioned from our previous post, Pokémon Masters was announced at the Pokémon Press Conference and it's set to be released this year. On top of that, Pokémon Home and Pokémon Sleep are coming on iOS and Android devices in early 2020. But just so you know, these aren't games but as services.