Subscribe to the Switch channel on Gamnesia

Latest Nintendo Switch Updates

Bethesda's 2016 reboot of the Doom franchise (appropriately titled DOOM) was an instant hit with fans and critics alike, and during E3 we learned that a sequel is in development. The brief E3 teaser showed nothing substantial, but Bethesda promised a big reveal at QuakeCon, and they have delivered! Today Bethesda pulled the curtains back and gave us tons of new gameplay details and footage.

Head inside to check it out!

What would you do if you only had one minute to live? What if you could live that short life over and over again, keeping your progress when you respawn? Welcome to Minit! This charming little action-adventure title puts a fun spin on the classic Zelda-esque formula with its 60-second bursts of gameplay. Minit made its debut back in April, but today it truly feels at home after launching on Nintendo Switch.

Check out the launch trailer by clicking below!

Looking back on decades of video game history, it's hard to think of any one person with more influence and impact than Shigeru Miyamoto. The creator of Mario, The Legend of Zelda, Donkey Kong, and many more iconic characters and franchises has had a hand in developing hundreds of popular games over the years. As such, he's been chosen to deliver this year's keynote speech at the Computer Entertainment Developers Conference 2018.

Head inside for more details!

We're still over three months away from the launch of Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let's Go, Eevee!, and The Pokémon Company is providing fans with a steady stream of new info. That trend continued today, as a brand new trailer has just been released. The trailer opens with a look at Vermilion City (including the S.S. Anne) before shifting to a recently-confirmed game mechanic: Mega Evolution.

Head inside to check it out!

Earlier today, during the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Direct, Nintendo announced a slew of new characters that are joining the roster. Simon Belmont and King K. Rool are coming as brand new fighters, while Richter Belmont, Chrom, and Dark Samus are joining as Echo Fighters. With this expanded roster comes an expanded Amiibo lineup as well! That's right, Amiibo based on all five of these fighters will be available in the future, allowing you to train your fighters into the ultimate Smash brawler. No date has been announced yet, but keep your eyes peeled for any updates!

Earlier today Nintendo held a Direct presentation just for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Series creator Masahiro unveiled tons of new info about the upcoming fighter, including new game modes like Squad Strike and Smashdown. He also teased a mysterious new game mode represented by a green space on the main menu. The name was blurred out in the presentation, but some fans believe they've already cracked it anyway!

Head inside for the scoop!

This holiday season the Pokémon franchise is evolving once again with the launch of Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let's Go, Eevee! on Nintendo Switch. The twin games are remakes of Pokémon Yellow with modern graphics and game mechanics, as well as some features from Pokémon Go. Because they're revisiting Kanto, the Let's Go games are sticking to the original 151 monsters, but they're not going entirely old school with the roster.

Head inside for more!

During today's Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Direct, series creator Masahiro Sakurai unveiled new playable characters (including Echo Fighters), new game modes, and more. At one point in the presentation, he also highlighted some of the rule changes in Smash modes, including the fact that you now choose your stage before you select your fighters. During this segment, he revealed an exciting new feature that's likely to shake up the game quite a bit.

Head inside for the details!

Today's Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Direct was jam-packed with exciting character announcements like Simon Belmont and King K. Rool joining the fight, but that's not all that was revealed! Smash creator Masahiro Sakurai also took the time to go over some returning game modes and introduce some new ones. Some modes are being kept secret, but Sakurai spilled the beans on Squad Strike and Smashdown today.

Head inside for the scoop!

Nintendo just held a special Direct presentation for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Series creator and director Masahiro Sakurai revealed tons of new details for the upcoming crossover fighter on Nintendo Switch, but he's not ready to share every secret just yet. With four months left to go, Nintendo wants to hold some surprises back for reveal a little later, and Sakurai just teased one of them today.

Hit the jump for more!

Music is a huge part of the Smash Bros. series. Tons of classic tunes are revamped and there are even some completely original scores that have quickly become fan favorites. Nintendo realizes this of course, so they are once again including a sound test menu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.

Head inside for more!

One of the most commonly requested fighters for Super Smash Bros. has been Donkey Kong villain King K. Rool. He didn't make it into the roster for Smash Bros. on Wii U (nor its DLC), but his day has finally come! Today's Nintendo Direct concluded with a hilarious reveal trailer for the reptilian King, followed by a look at some of his attacks in action.

Click below to check it out!

This morning, we were treated to a Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Direct, and per usual, Nintendo came out of the gate swinging with some new character reveals. The legendary vampire hunters Simon and Richter Belmont from Konami's Castlevania franchise are joining the fight! Nintendo also unveiled a new Castlevania stage with 34 music tracks, as well as the inclusion of Alucard as an assist trophy. Head inside for all the details!

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate on Nintendo Switch is bringing back every character in franchise history. It can't quite boast that it contains every level, but damn if it isn't close! We previously reported that 80 different stages had been spotted, but that wasn't the full list! Nintendo confirmed today that a whopping 103 stages will be featured in Smash Ultimate, and they also dropped lots of exciting new details.

Head inside for the scoop!

Masahiro Sakurai came out swinging during today's Super Smash Bros. direct by announcing several new fighters. Among these are two brand new Echo Fighters: Dark Samus and Chrom.

Head inside for more!