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News You Can Start Building Your Nintendo Account Family Group Ahead Of The Switch Online Launch
We are family
When Nintendo revealed its plans for the Nintendo Switch Online service a short time ago, it mentioned that Family Accounts would be a thing; using this system, up to eight Nintendo Accounts (including Child accounts) can be linked in a group. The Nintendo Account website has recently been updated so you can start building your group...
Reaction What are Your Thoughts on Nintendo Switch Online?
Are cloud saves enough?
So, we finally know. Nintendo's proverbial floodgates have opened and let through a relatively small but impactful chunk of knowledge regarding the oft-forgotten Nintendo Switch Online service. We've already covered everything that will be included along with all the semi-spicy details, but now we want to hear your thoughts...
News The Virtual Console Isn't Coming To Switch, Nintendo Confirms
Nintendo thrilled Switch owners today with hard details about its new Switch Online service, which includes NES games that can be played for free and feature modern elements, such as online play and voice chat. We've known that retro games would form some part of the mooted online package for a while, but many were hopeful that the Virtual...
News Nintendo Hints That Not All Switch Games Will Support Cloud Saves
Nintendo giveth, Nintendo taketh away
The news that Nintendo's new online service for Switch will include cloud save support has been met with plenty of praise, as with the current system, all game data is tied with the console on a hardware level. If you lose or damage your Switch, you lose your save data, too. It's great that Nintendo is finally...
News You'll Be Able To Use Your Nintendo Account On Multiple Nintendo Switch Consoles
Nintendo finally joins the modern world
Nintendo recently revealed more details regarding the Switch's online service, which kicks off in September. As well as confirming that cloud saves and NES games are on the way, Nintendo also issued a short FAQ covering various common questions relating to the service. One of these questions is quite...
Gallery Fan Concept Shows How the Nintendo Switch Online App Could Actually Be Good
Just do this, Nintendo
We've been pretty clear on where we stand with regards to the initial launch of the Nintendo Switch Online app - we like Splatnet 2 a lot, but the voice chat functionality is woefully undercooked. We've also shared thoughts on the basic features that can revive the app and make it a useful part of our Switch gaming routine,...
Editorial Nintendo, Somehow, Has Gone Backwards With Voice Chat on the Switch
It's actually worse than on Wii U and 3DS
When Nintendo confirmed that it'd be running lobbies and voice chat through a dedicated smartphone app there were plenty of critical remarks online. As a site we followed the line of a wait and see approach, but as crazy Hori workarounds and limited details emerged there was the whiff of a messy launch, and...
News UNIOM Wireless Adapter Aims to Make Nintendo Switch Voice Chat Easier
A problem that shouldn't really exist
The Nintendo Switch Online app has positives, like Splatnet 2, but it's fair to say that the voice chat component has drawn a mixed-to-negative response. It does actually work, but it's a far from optimal scenario and has a number of quirks and drawbacks. It's arguably an indictment of the functionality that...
Review The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time - Close To Perfection, And An Absolute Must-Play
Just in time
This review originally went live in 2007, and we're republishing it to mark the arrival of N64 games on Nintendo Switch Online. The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time did for the Zelda series what Super Mario 64 did for the Super Mario Bros. series. It successfully brought one of the most beloved game series in video game history into...