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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.

Marth and ALear cross swords in Fire Emblem Engage.

The best skills to inherit in Fire Emblem Engage

Normally, Emblem skills can only be used while their ring is equipped. Here's how skill inheritance works, and which are the best ones in Fire Emblem Engage.
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How to charge a Nintendo Switch controller

Jazz Chisholm's cover art for MLB The Show 23.

MLB The Show 23 returns to Xbox, PlayStation, and Nintendo Switch this March

SpongeBob dive kicks in The Cosmic Shake.

Spongebob Squarepants: The Cosmic Shake: health upgrade locations

Link on island in the sky in Tears of the Kingdom.

The best upcoming Nintendo Switch games: 2023 and beyond

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The best Fire Emblem games, ranked from best to worst

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Goldeneye 007 comes to Game Pass and Nintendo Switch later this week

Marth glowing blue.

The best RPGs for the Nintendo Switch

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This console generation isn’t about games or hardware. It’s about services

Alear and Marth open a door in Fire Emblem Engage.

The best Nintendo Switch games for 2023

Alear and Marth open a door in Fire Emblem Engage.

Fire Emblem Engage makes the wait for a Nintendo Switch 2 more tolerable

Best video game deals for January 2023: PlayStation, Xbox, Switch

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The best Nintendo Switch controllers for 2023

The best Nintendo Switch controllers for 2023

There is no shortage of Nintendo Switch controllers, ranging in price, functionality, and customization. These are the best Nintendo Switch controllers in 2023.
Marth and ALear cross swords in Fire Emblem Engage.

Fire Emblem Engage review: Nintendo starts its 2023 off strong

Even if its more a side-step than a jump forwards, Fire Emblem Engage is another critical hit for the tactics series.
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Best Nintendo Switch deals and bundles for January 2023

Best Nintendo Switch deals and bundles for January 2023

Here are the best Nintendo Switch deals and bundles you can get online. There's no denying the amount of fun the newest Nintendo system brings to the gaming world.
Link on island in the sky in The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom.

The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom: release date, trailers, rating, and more

The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom: release date, trailers, rating, and more

From playable characters and returning enemies to the release date and storyline, here is everything we know — and don't know — about Tears of the Kingdom.
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All cross-platform games (PS5, Xbox Series X, PS4, Xbox One, Switch, PC)

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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The Nintendo Switch games with the best graphics

The Nintendo Switch games with the best graphics

The Switch may not be the most powerful console, but some games make great use of what it offers. Here are the top Switch games with the best graphics.
Alear clenches his fist while wearing a ring in Fire Emblem Engage.

Fire Emblem Engage takes the right cues from Nintendo’s mobile games

Judging from its impressive first eight chapters, Fire Emblem Engage seems like a smart mix of console-quality tactics and mobile hooks.
Nintendo Switch video games on display inside Nintendo store.

The 5 best Nintendo Switch game deals today

The 5 best Nintendo Switch game deals today

NBA SK23, Breath of the Wild, New Super Mario Bros U Deluxe, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, and Animal Crossing: New Horizons are all on sale for the Nintendo Switch.
An alligator tightrope walks on telephone lines in Lil Gator Game.

End your year on a charming note with this adorable Zelda-like game

If you want to see the world through the eyes of a kid, you need to check out the absolutely charming Lil Gator Game.
Link on island in the sky in Tears of the Kingdom.

Our most anticipated Nintendo Switch games of 2023

The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom isn't the only big game coming to Nintendo Switch next year.
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This chaotic Switch puzzle game is a weird, wonderful way to end 2022

This chaotic Switch puzzle game is a weird, wonderful way to end 2022

Need a small Switch game for your holiday vacation? This lightning-fast puzzle game is the chaos you crave.
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Pokémon showed why it’s still unstoppable in 2022

Pokémon may have hit a low point in 2022, but it's continued success proves that the series' core hooks are still unbeatable.
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Where to buy a Nintendo Switch with delivery for the holidays

Where to buy a Nintendo Switch with delivery for the holidays

Keep the whole family happy this festive season with $50 off the Nintendo Switch, with delivery in time for the holidays.
Ash holds a Pokeball while a lot of iconic Pokemon stand behind him.

After 25 seasons, Ash Ketchum is retiring from Pokémon

After 25 seasons, Ash Ketchum is retiring from Pokémon

Ash Ketchum will no longer be the protagonist of the Pokémon anime after the final 11 episodes of the show's current season air.
Cloud, Zack, and Sephiroth stand back to back in Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Reunion.

Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII: tips and tricks for beginners

Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII: tips and tricks for beginners

Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII is available on modern platforms for the first time. Here's how to make the most of your trip through this beloved sequel.

The best stocking stuffers for gamers

The holiday season is approaching, but never fear. Here's a buying guide for the best stocking stuffers for gamers.
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Nintendo Switch Year in Review: how to access your 2022 end-of-year stats

Nintendo Switch Year in Review: how to access your 2022 end-of-year stats

What Nintendo games did you play the most this year? Check out your Switch Year in Review to find out and share your stats with your friends.
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Dragon Quest Treasures review: there’s gold here, but you’ll have to dig

Dragon Quest Treasures puts its whole heart into everything it does, even if repetitive gameplay holds it back.
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The best live service games of 2022: 10 ongoing games we couldn’t stop playing

It's tough to sort through the vast catalog of ongoing games, but these 10 knocked it out of the park in 2022 with strong updates.
Bayonetta jumps in front of text that says The Best Nintendo Switch Exclusives of 2022.

The best Nintendo Switch exclusives of 2022: 9 standouts from the console’s banner year

The Nintendo Switch may be aging, but 2022 was the console's best year yet. Here are the Switch's best exclusives of 2022.
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Forget the haters, The Super Mario Bros. Movie actually looks awesome

The latest trailer for The Super Mario Bros. Movie has been released, and it looks like the film may actually be great.
Shiny Azumarill.

Pokémon Scarlet and Violet: shiny hunting guide

Pokémon Scarlet and Violet: shiny hunting guide

If you want to know how to get the best chances of catching rare shiny Pokémon, here's everything you need to know about shiny hunting in Scarlet and Violet.