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The latest news, reviews, and game guides for the Nintendo Switch, all in one place. Digital Trends offers in-depth coverage of everything Nintendo, with a focus on the company’s flagship console — the Switch. Whether you’re looking for the latest Legend of Zelda game or Joy-Con tips, we’ve got you covered.

Nintendo Switch OLED running the new Zelda game.

Nintendo Switch OLED has a $66 discount, but there’s a catch

The Nintendo Switch OLED is available from Walmart for just $284, for $66 in savings. There's a catch, but it won't stop you from enjoying the console's games.
A Nintendo Switch Red and Blue system.

Nintendo confirms that Switch 2 and a June Direct are coming

A Steam Deck sits next to a Switch OLED.

Hades 2 shows the Steam Deck’s biggest advantage over the Nintendo Switch

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Best gaming console deals: cheapest prices on PS5, Xbox S and X and Switch

Kirby and his friends post in Kirby and the Amazing Mirror art.

3 retro classics to play on Nintendo Switch Online this weekend (May 3-5)

A player fishes in their local pond.

When is Stardew Valley 1.6 coming to consoles?

Luigi with the Poltergust 5000.

All upcoming Switch games: 2024 and beyond

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A Nintendo emulator is Apple’s top downloaded app after ban reversal

A diver swims in Endless Ocean: Luminous.

Endless Ocean: Luminous review: chill underwater adventure runs out of air

Another Crab's Treasure

The best Stowaways in Another Crab’s Treasure


How to respec in Another Crab’s Treasure

Stardew Valley Multiplayer Fishing

Is Stardew Valley cross-platform?

The cover art for Minecraft.

Is Minecraft cross-platform?

If you're curious if you can play one of the world's most popular games online with friends on another platform, we've got the answer for you right here.
Kril has a gun

How to get a gun in Another Crab’s Treasure

Another Crab's Treasure may look like a calm and friendly sea adventure, but it's actually quite difficult. However, it's certainly nothing a gun can't fix.
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Nintendo Switch 2: release date rumors, features we want, and more

We've been hearing rumors about the Nintendo Switch 2 for years now. Here are the improvements we think Nintendo needs to make in its next console.
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How to unlock fast travel in Another Crab’s Treasure

You can teleport between different resting spots in Another Crab's Treasure, but you'll need to advance the story a bit to unlock this feature. Here's how.
Another Crab's Treasure

The best skills to buy first in Another Crab’s Treasure

There are a lot of different skills to choose from in Another Crab's Treasure, but these are our picks for the ones we think you should purchase first.
Mario bumps into a Goomba in Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door.

Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door remake is full of quality of life updates

Nintendo gave us a close look at some of the changes coming to its upcoming Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door remake.

Best video game deals: PlayStation 5, Xbox S and X, Nintendo Switch

If you're looking for video game deals for the PlayStation, Xbox, and Nintendo Switch, here are some of the best video games across various retailers.
Monkeys race one another in Super Monkey Ball: Banana Rumble.

Super Monkey Ball: Banana Rumble is as fun to watch as it is to play

We had a ball rolling around in Super Monkey Ball: Banana Rumble, but it's even more fun to watch someone else play.
Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes cover

Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes review: promising retro RPG falls short

Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes has a fantastic political-driven story, but it's bogged down by quality of life issues and performance problems.
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Nintendo Switch Lite just got an incredibly rare price cut

A rare discount on the Nintendo Switch Lite drops its price down to jut $179, and it's even bundled with Animal Crossing: New Horizons.
A teddy beat sits on an embroidery hoop in Stitch.

The Nintendo Switch just got 2 surprise games — and they’re both worth grabbing

Two great cozy games surprise launched on Nintendo Switch this week -- and both are worth picking up.
Riding in a boat with Kapp'n in Animal Crossing: New Horizons.

The best cozy games

Cozy games have opened up a new world for both novice and veteran gamers. They offer a more relaxed approach to play than ever before. Here are the best ones.
Two squads of heroes clash in an Overwatch 2 trailer.

All cross-platform games (PS5, Xbox Series X, PS4, Xbox One, Switch, PC)

A lot of games support cross-platform play now, but it's hard finding all of them in one spot. We did the digging to make a list of all cross-platform games.
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Nintendo Indie World 2024: How to watch and what to expect

Nintendo will host an Indie World showcase that could shine a light on some long-anticipated games.
A PS5 sits on a table.

Every rumored video game console: Nintendo Switch 2, PS5 Pro and more

From the Nintendo Switch 2 to the PlayStation 5 Pro, you can expect a surprising amount of video game consoles to launch in the next year.
How to Preorder the Nintendo Switch OLED.

Hurry! The Nintendo Switch OLED just got a rare discount

Perfect for portable gaming, family gaming, and everything else, the Nintendo Switch OLED catches a rare discount now at Woot.
Original Switch next to Switch OLED.

Best Nintendo Switch deals: consoles, games, and accessories

Grab some savings on Nintendo Switch consoles and some of the best Nintendo Switch games and accessories with these deals, but hurry as they will expire soon.
Hatsune Miku sings in Crypt of the NecroDancer DLC trailer.

Hatsune Miku’s Crypt of the NecroDancer crossover is a perfect fit

Hatsune Miku's latest crossover is with the PC, PS4, and Nintendo Switch versions of rhythm dungeon crawler Crypt of the NecroDancer, and it's a blast.
Korra in Fortnite key art.

How to use Waterbending in Fortnite

Fortnite x Avatar is underway, and you can find and use a new Mythic item that grants you the power of Waterbending. Here's where to get it and how it works.
Banana of the Gods

Where to get the Banana of the Gods in Fortnite

Finding and eating a Banana of the Gods will grant you a variety of very useful effects, so you'll want to keep some on hand when heading into battles.
Ninja peach in Princess Peach Showtime.

Princess Peach Showtime: all transformations, ranked

You'll equip plenty of unique outfits and earn lots of new powers throughout your time in Princess Peach: Showtime, but we've ranked our favorites here.
Peach holds a sword in Princess Peach: Showtime!

Princess Peach Showtime: all dresses and how to get them

There are certainly quite a few dresses to gather throughout Princess Peach Showtime, and we're going to tell you where you can get each and every one of them.

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