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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.

Mario, Link, Isabelle, and a Squid Kid race down the track in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe for the Nintendo Switch.

70+ Nintendo Switch games are discounted at Best Buy — from $16

Nintendo Switch owners should take advantage of the discounts being offered in Best Buy's Nintendo Switch game sale, which includes titles from all genres.
Zale and Valere from Sea of Stars

The best Nintendo Switch games for 2023

Three legendary Pokemon stand tall in Pokemon: The Teal Mask.

Pokémon Scarlet and Violet: The Teal Mask review: back to square zero

Princess Peach in Super Mario RPG.

All upcoming Nintendo Switch games: 2023, 2024, and beyond

Ness from Earthbound.

The best games on Nintendo Switch Online

Mario and friends zip through a race course in Mario Kart 8.

What games will Nintendo Switch 2 launch with? We have some ideas

Cars race together in F-Zero 99.

F-Zero 99 isn’t the revival I dreamed of, but it’s a good start

Paper Mario and Goombella facing down Goombas in Paper Mario The Thousand-Year Door Switch remake.

Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door is getting a surprise Switch release

Three cars racing in Horizon Chase 2.

Horizon Chase 2 expertly channels the fun of classic arcade racers

Peach and Stella in a garden.

Princess Peach Showtime shines a spotlight on Mario’s leading lady

Mario jumping towards Donkey Kong in Mario vs Donkey Kong for the Switch.

Mario vs. Donkey Kong is getting a Nintendo Switch remake in February

Princess Peach with a parasol in Super Mario RPG.

Everything announced at the September 2023 Nintendo Direct

Mario. Peach, Mallow, Bowser, and Geno find one of the Seven Stars in Super Mario RPG.

Nintendo Direct September 2023: how to watch and what to expect

This is everything you need to know before tuning into the September 2023 Nintendo Direct.

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.
Mario high-fives Nintendo Live guests.

Nintendo’s next console may feature DLSS and ray-tracing support

New reports claim that the Nintendo Switch's follow-up was shown to developers behind closed doors last month.
Link and other characters from Tears of the Kingdom.

The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom DLC is not happening, says Nintendo

The producer behind The Legend of Zelda series confirmed that there are currently no plans for any Tears of the Kingdom DLC.
Farming in Fae Farm

Fae Farm is an approachable Stardew Valley riff lacking in personality

Fae Farm is a fun, approachable farming game, but one that lacks an important element that makes Stardew Valley such a genre classic.
father and son playing video games

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

We've collected the best prices on every console of this generation, from the disc-free PS5 to Xbox Series X to the Switch Lite. Here's how to save on gaming deals.
Person holding Nintendo Switch, looking at the home screen.

Nintendo Switch deals: Don’t pay full price!

Grab some savings on Nintendo Switch consoles and some of the best Nintendo Switch games with these deals.
Bowser terrorizes Mario and company in Super Mario Wonder.

Super Mario Wonder is more of a transformation than you’re expecting

Based on a transformative hands-on demo, Super Mario Wonder has a lot of surprises in store for longtime Nintendo fans.
An image of the Nintendo Switch - OLED Model Mario Red Edition.

Super Mario Bros. Wonder is getting a very red Nintendo Switch OLED

The Nintendo Switch - OLED Model Mario Red Edition launches a couple of weeks before Super Mario Bros. Wonder.
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.
A cave entrance in Sea of Stars

How to get the Abacus and see enemy health bars in Sea of Stars

You can't see the health bars of your foes automatically in Sea of Stars, but you can snag an accessory that will make it possible. Here's where to find it.
Zale and Valere from Sea of Stars

How to change the difficulty in Sea of Stars

Sea of Stars doesn't use a traditional difficulty system, so you'll need to interact with its in-game Relics to design an experience that works best for you.
Mario as an elephant in Super Mario Bros. Wonder.

Super Mario Bros. Wonder Direct: how to watch and what to expect

If you want to tune into the Super Mario Bros. Wonder Direct, this is everything you need to know about it.
Key art for the VR version of Samba de Amigo

Samba de Amigo: Party Central review: motion-controlled nostalgia, with a catch

Samba de Amigo: Party Central is dragged down by unreliable motion controls, but that doesn't shut down a fun rhythm party full of eclectic tunes.
Charles Martinet stands with someone in a Mario costume.

Charles Martinet’s 6 most iconic video game performances

Charles Martinet is no longer voicing Mario, so we're looking back at some of his best video game performances.
Mario with a shocked expression.

Longtime Mario voice actor Charles Martinet is stepping away from the role

Nintendo announced that Charles Martinet is stepping away from voicing Mario and other characters in Nintendo games.
Pikachu with detective cap smiling and drinking coffee cup

Detective Pikachu Returns: release date, trailers, gameplay, and more

Detective Pikachu is back in action and solving a brand new mystery in Ryme City. Will they be able to stop whatever Mewtwo is plotting this time around?
Screenshot showing a Cursed Llama exiting a rift

Fortnite: How to find Cursed Llamas and use the Techniques they drop

Finding the Cursed Llamas is only half the fun – it's really the Techniques they drop that are the real prize. Here's everything you need to know about these new powers.
Ash holds a Pokeball while a lot of iconic Pokemon stand behind him.

Pokémon Stadium 2 and Trading Card Game are now on Switch with online play

The Game Boy's Pokémon Trading Card Game and Nintendo 64's Pokémon Stadium 2 are now available via Switch Online with some exciting features.
red dead redemption switch ps4 release date key art

Red Dead Redemption is coming to Nintendo Switch and PS4 this month

Red Dead Redemption and its Undead Nightmare expansion are coming to Nintendo Switch and PS4 very soon.
Character landing in Fortnite.

Fortnite: Where to find Combat Caches and how they work

Finding Combat Caches can be useful for obtaining new weapons and healing items, so we'll tell you where to find and capture them before your opponents do.
Rayman, Rabbid Mario, and Rabbid Peach in Mario + Rabbid Sparks of Hope: Rayman in the Phantom Show

Rayman returns in Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope DLC later this month

Rayman will once again have a starring role on August 30, this time in Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope: Rayman in the Phantom Show.

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