Nintendo Switch is Now The Fastest Selling Console of All Time (US)

Nintendo Switch has officially become the fastest-selling home video game system in U.S. history. The system is already home to some of the best titles around and the future looks bright indeed. With heavy hitters such as Super Mario Odyssey, Splatoon 2, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Zelda, Doom and more already on the system, we cannot wait to see what 2018 will bring.

“Fans across the country have experienced the joy of playing their favorite games at home or on the go,” said Reggie Fils-Aime, Nintendo of America’s President and COO. “Now that many more people have received Nintendo Switch systems for the holidays, we look forward to bringing them fun new surprises in 2018 and beyond.”

Count us in Nintendo! Congrats.

Xeodrifter is Coming To Nintendo Switch

Atooi has announced that Xeodrifter will be making its way onto the Nintendo Switch eShop in the near future. The game was originally released back in 2014 but is now officially headed to Nintendo’s hybrid console. Atooi has announced that we will be hearing more information on Xeodrifter, so stay tuned for more news… Perhaps at an upcoming Nintendo Direct?

ROCKET LEAGUE NOW HAS 40 MILLION PLAYERS

It has been announced that Rocket League now has more than 40 million players worldwide. This monumental number spans a number of different consoles and has become quote the phenomenon in the gaming community. I personally love the game and am very pleased to see these kinds of numbers from such a fun game. It’s always great to see HUGE sales from a well-deserving title and we can’t wait to see what happens next with the popular title.

Cheers!

Have you downloaded Rocket League?

Could PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Head to Switch?

If the companies CEO has anything to say about it, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds could indeed head to Nintendo’s Switch console. Here is what he had to say regarding the situation:

“The final goal would be to launch the title on every platform.”

“We need to think about other platforms after evaluating and completing the Xbox One version first.”

I have yet to experience the game, BUT do to its popularity with the gaming community, it would be a big win for Nintendo IF the game landed on the system. I personally do not think the game will hit the Switch but we will see…

What do you guys think?

Is The New Nintendo Direct Happening January 11th

An all new rumor has surfaced regarding Nintendo’s new Nintendo Direct for January. The rumor points to the company hosting the show on January 11th and has typically been the best way for Nintendo to kick off the new year. Although we haven’t heard anything official from the big N, we fully expect something to happen this month as it has for the past couple of years. We can’t wait to see what we will be playing on our Nintendo Switch’s this year and will be here to report the news when the show hits.

More on this as it develops.

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Amazon Lists Their Top Selling Games of 2017

Amazon has published a list of their top selling games of 2017 so check them out below. Nintendo has cleaned house taking 7 of the top 10 spots for last year. Super Mario Odyssey took top honors while Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and Zelda round out the top 3 spots.

You can check out the full breakdown below:

Super Mario Odyssey
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Switch)
Horizon Zero Dawn
Call of Duty: WWII (PS4)
Call of Duty: WWII (Xbox One)
Splatoon 2
Pokémon Ultra Sun
Pokémon Ultra Moon
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Wii U)

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Nintendo Switch Once Again Takes Over Japan in Sales

Nintendo Switch is on a in terms of sales and the system has officially taken over in Japan. Nintendo’s hybrid console has been popular around the globe but in Japan, the system is selling WHITE HOT! Check out the latest sales from Japan and see for yourself how impressive the sales have been for the Switch.

Here is the full breakdown:

Switch – 269,684 (221,210)
PlayStation 4 – 50,662 (45,161)
New 2DS LL – 45,387 (31,653)
New 3DS LL – 27,947 (19,115)
PlayStation 4 Pro – 16,595 (17,804)
PlayStation Vita – 14,041 (9,049)
2DS – 6,992 (4,324)
Xbox One – 687 (2,175)
New 3DS – 311 (421)
Wii U – 98 (75)
PlayStation 3 – 40 (44)
Xbox One X – 32 (132)

Wow Nintendo…. HUGE numbers!

PS PLUS – JANUARY’S LINEUP REVEALED

The PS Plus Lineup for January has been revealed for Playstation systems, so be sure to watch the video above and take a look! If you don’t feel like watching the quick video, check out the full lineup below.

Starblood Arena, PS VR
Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, PS4
Batman The TellTale Series, PS4
Sacred 3, PS3
The Book of Unwritten Tales 2, PS3
Psycho-Pass: Mandatory Happiness, PS Vita (Cross Buy with PS4)
Uncanny Valley, PS Vita (Cross Buy with PS4)

Seems like a decent lineup… What do you guys think?