Category Archives: Nintendo Switch

Online Games Shutdown in Honor of George Floyd Death Memorial

By | 05/06/2020

  Some of the online gaming industry’s biggest titles closed for the duration of the George Floyd death memorial in honor of the tragic Police murder. GTA Online, Red Dead Redemption 2 and NBA 2K20 all went offline for two hours while Mr. Floyd’s memorial was taking place. Rockstar Games stated: “Black Lives Matter. To… Read More »

Gaming Shows of 2020 Go Ahead Despite Cancellation of E3

By | 27/05/2020

  Some gaming shows of 2020 are still planning their broadcasts ahead of E3’s cancellation. Some of the biggest gaming shows have been canceled because of the Coronavirus issue. The world’s largest gaming convention, E3, has been confirmed as being canceled for this year. Blizzard Entertainment’s own gaming show, BlizzCon has also been confirmed as… Read More »

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Tournament 2020 Announced

By | 22/05/2020

  Nintendo has recently released news of its upcoming Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Tournament 2020. Dubbed “Online Open“, the latest competition for the frenzied melee game will run for four weekends and begins at the end of May. Being held on Battlefly, tournaments are region-specific require you to register in order to get your region… Read More »

Fortnite on Next-Gen Consoles Will Use Unreal Engine 5

By | 18/05/2020

  Following last week’s impressive Unreal Engine 5 reveal, it has been confirmed that Fortnite on next-gen consoles will use the new game engine. In a news post on their official site, Epic Games have stated that Unreal Engine 5 will be used on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X versions of Fortnite. They have… Read More »

Nintendo Servers Down Over the Weekend

By | 11/05/2020

  The last couple of days has seen Nintendo servers down as technical issues plagued online services. Beginning on Saturday, pretty much every area of Nintendo’s online functions took a hit. Popular games for Nintendo Switch such as Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and Animal Crossing: New Horizons were affected. Other titles were also affected across… Read More »

Nintendo Switch Online Free Trial has Been Refreshed for Everyone in Europe

By | 04/05/2020

  In an unexpected bid to entertain more customers, the Nintendo Switch Online free trial has been reset in Europe so that every eligible owner can partake. When Nintendo Switch Online first came about in 2018, it was regarded with some dismay by a lot of Switch owners. The service is more or less a… Read More »

Fortnite World Cup 2020 Canceled Due to Coronavirus Fears

By | 01/05/2020

  With the current global epidemic still going on, Fortnite World Cup 2020 has been canceled by Epic Games. The massive virus pandemic that has claimed almost 300,000 lives across the world has had a massive effect on gathered events. Events such as concerts from the likes of Lady Gaga, and sporting events including the… Read More »

12.3 Million Users Login for Fortnite Travis Scott Event

By | 27/04/2020

  Epic Games has just set the world record for most concurrent logins in an online game with their Fortnite Travis Scott event. Held on April 23, the well-known rapper Travis Scott performed live in Fortnite to an audience of just over 12 million Fortnite gamers. This has beaten Fortnite’s other world record event when… Read More »

Hacked Nintendo Switch Fortnite Accounts Costing Gamers Money

By | 22/04/2020

  A global attack on hacked Nintendo Switch Fortnite accounts has been costing gamers real cash since last month. Beginning in March 2020, users started reporting unauthorized access to their accounts and that their money was being used to purchase items. It has been widely reported across many forums, including Nintendo’s Twitter account that the… Read More »