Nintendo Switch Shortages to Continue

If you haven’t found a Nintendo Switch, it may be heard to find one for a little bit. GameStop has gone on record stating that they expect the popular system to be sold out for quite sometime and it could take all year long. Here is what GameStop chief operating officer Tony Bartel had to say:

“The demand is incredibly strong for this. As soon as we get any in our stores, it’s out within hours. We anticipate we’re going to be chasing supply this entire year”.

Nintendo has to be pleased with news like this and it will only getting better. With games like Splatoon 2, Super Mario Odyssey and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe on the way, it looks like the Switch is going to enjoy a healthy year sales wise. Let us know if you have gotten your hands on one.

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Japanese Hardware Sales

The latest hardware sales from Japan are in and the Nintendo Switch is on top. The popular system from Nintendo is enjoying a very nice launch period and we will be eager to see how sales go within the coming weeks.

Check out the list below:

Switch – 49.913
3DS – 42.279
PS4 – 34.628
PS Vita – 8.004
PS3 – 2.212
Wii U – 368
Xbone – 135

Gamestop Praises Nintendo Switch Sales

Major retailer Gamestop has gone on record praising the recent success of the Nintendo Switch. The company has stated that sales for the system have been phenomenal and that they will continue to push stock of the hot console. Here is what they had to say about the system:

“The Nintendo Switch is off to a start right now that it could possibly eclipse the Wii. Initial sales on this have been phenomenal. I can’t give straight numbers, but I can say we’re seeing one of the highest attach rates of software and accessories to a device that we’ve seen in a long time.”

“We’re seeing tremendous success with the power chargers for the Nintendo Switch, as well as people coming in and picking up extra Joy-Con so people can turn it into a four-player device. We will soon be going online with all-new bundles. Because of the popularity of Zelda, which is one of my top picks, we’re putting together a Zelda bundle of hardware and accessories for customers to pick up online.”

I am absolutely LOVING the new Zelda and have been taking my sweet time with the game. I am hoping to have a review on the website soon.

Arms Character Introduction Video – Nintendo Switch

Nintendo has uploaded an all new video for ARMS, the new title headed to the Nintendo Switch. The video showcases the five characters that have been announced so far as well as the multiple weapons and the attributes at your disposal. Arms will be heading to the Nintendo Switch this spring and we can’t wait to see more. Here is what Nintendo had to say regarding the promising title:

Five fighters are ready to punch their way to the top in Arms! Witness their signature fighting styles, moves, and quirks. This is your chance to study the ins and outs of the game’s sweet science! Coming to Nintendo Switch this Spring!

More as it develops.

How The Switch is an Advertising Dream For Nintendo!

In case you missed my latest upload featuring the Nintendo Switch, be sure to check out the video above! My YouTube channel has been filling up with all things Nintendo Switch, so be sure to head over there and subscribe to the channel. In this video, I discuss how the system can be an advertising DREAM for Nintendo and I would LOVE to hear what you guys have to say. I break down how many Switch systems will be “out in the wild” (I have already seen 4 people playing their systems in public) and how that can, in turn, be a HUGE marketing/advertising tool for the big N.

Check it out everyone and let me know what you think. Enjoy.

Nintendo Switch Debuts on Top in Japan

Hardware sales from Japan are in and (as expected), the Nintendo Switch sits on top of the sales chart. The newly released system shifted nearly 62K units and enjoyed great sales around the globe. The PS4 moved 35K and the 3DS rounded out the top 3.

Check out the full rundown:

Switch – 61.998
PS4 – 35.300
3DS – 23.681
PS Vita – 8.398
PS3 – 639
Wii U – 430
Xbone – 117

FAMITSU’S MOST WANTED GAMES REVEALED

Famitsu has once again released a list of their most wanted games, so check out the list below.

[PS4] Dragon Quest XI – 1,007 votes
[PS4] Final Fantasy VII Remake – 898 votes
[3DS] Monster Hunter XX – 723 votes
[3DS] Dragon Quest XI – 509 votes
[PS4] Musou Stars – 369 votes
[PS4] Kingdom Hearts III – 364 votes
[3DS] Fire Emblem Echoes – 355 votes
[PS4] Blue Reflection – 257 votes
[NSW] Splatoon 2 – 241 votes
[PS4] Tekken 7 – 233 votes
[PS4] Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age – 210 votes
[PS4] Senran Kagura: Peach Beach Splash – 198 votes
[3DS] The Alliance Alive – 195 votes
[3DS] The Snack World – 194 votes
[PS4] New Hot Shots Golf – 193 votes

It’s nice to see Splatoon 2 on the list. Let’s hope Nintendo could keep up the Switch hype.

ARMS Release Date Outed?

Don’t look now but a listing on Amazon has the upcoming Nintendo Switch game, ARMS, as releasing on May 2nd. While it may be a placeholder release date, it certainly would be a pretty nice surprise. The game was first shown earlier this year and has piqued my interest immensely. I think it’s going to be so much fun watching my kiddos duke it out in the game. Keep in mind nothing is confirmed as of this writing for the release date for ARMS, but we hope to hear something soon from Nintendo.

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe in April, ARMS in (possibly) May and Splatoon 2 around the corner? Yes please!

More as it develops.

Click here and watch my video on why I think ARMS is going to be HUGE.

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MVGN’s Nintendo Switch Unboxing Video

In case you missed my latest YouTube upload, I unboxed the Nintendo Switch console! If you want to check out my official unboxing, check out the video above and give it a watch. Check out what I walked away with and be sure to let me know what you guys picked up. If you’re feeling awesome, be sure to subscribe to the channel.

Enjoy my unboxing for the Nintendo Switch everyone.

Nintendo Switch Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Overview Trailer

Nintendo has uploaded an all new overview trailer for the upcoming Mario Kart 8 Deluxe for the Nintendo Switch. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is set to launch late next month and will be a strong title for Nintendo’s latest console. Even though we have the game for Wii U, I plan on picking this one up for the Switch due to the added content. Plus a full blown, console Mario Kart on the go just sounds too good to pass up.

Get your Joy-Cons ready my friends.