It’s been another exciting week in gaming and we’ve got your Nintendo related news right here in your weekly Ninten-News 11-13-17 newsletter.
Ginger: Beyond the Crystal Coming to the Nintendo Switch
Badland Games announced last week that they are bringing Drakhar’s game, Ginger: Beyond the Crystal to the Nintendo Switch this Fall. The game takes a lot of inspiration from 3D adventure platformers such as Mario 64, Spyro and Zelda. Ginger: Beyond the Crystal is hitting the Switch eShop on November 17th with a physical release coming sometime in 2018.
Super Mario Odyssey is the Fastest Selling Mario Game of All Time
Five days after release, Super Mario Odyssey broke more than 1.1 million copies sold in the United States, making it the fastest selling Mario game ever within the US. The announcement comes off the heels of the news of Odyssey breaking 2 million copies sold worldwide in three days. Super Mario Odyssey continues to get great marks from reviewers across the board. Be sure to check out the MHG review of Super Mario Odyssey here.
Miiverse Officially Closes Down
Nintendo announced that they would be shutting down and deleting everything from their social space called Miiverse. The past week had twitter swarmed with the #MiiverseMemories and users sharing some of their favorite Miiverse posts like this Pikman post below.
— Jonathan (@KrakenClubNZ) November 5, 2017
Nintendo Switch Adds First Streaming App
In a surprise announcement via twitter last week, the Switch is getting its first video streaming app in the form of Hulu. The addition of Hulu means that Switch owners can stream Hulu’s exclusive content for $8/ month or at an additional cost for $40/ month viewers can have access to live TV. With this news, Switch owners can hope to see Nintendo bringing other streaming apps such as Netflix and Amazon Prime Video hopefully sooner rather then later.
Rocket League for the Nintendo Switch is Almost Here
Psyonix recently announced the official release date of their much-loved game, Rocket League. The rocket-car-soccer hit will be arriving on the Nintendo Switch eShop on November 14th. In a tweet where Psyonix were asked if there was a physical release planned for the game, the Rocket League developer responded that on November 14th, Rocket League would only be available digitally with news about the physical Switch release at a later date.
Batman: The Telltale Series – November 14th
Ben 10 – November 14th
Ittle Dew 2+ – November 14th
L.A. Noire – November 14th
Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2 – November 14th
RIME – November 14th
Rocket League (Digital Only) – November 14th
Antiguia Lost (Digital Only) – November 16th
Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim – November 17th
Green Game: TimeSwapper (Digital Only) – November 17th
RIVE: Ultimate Edition (Digital Only) – November 17th
VVVVVV (Digital Only) – November 17th
Xenoraid (Digital Only) – November 17th
Pokemon Ultra Moon – November 17th
Pokemon Ultra Sun – November 17th