Stardock CEO says Nintendo/Switch doesn’t need third parties to succeed, probably won’t be supporting Switch

Coming from a GamingBolt interview with Brad Wardell, CEO of Stardock…

“Nintendo doesn’t arguably need third party. You think about the Mario games, Zelda, I mean, there’s plenty there. I mean, if it was a $1000 game system, maybe I’d care. But as it stands now, there is plenty to play with on the Switch, that’s just fine.

No, [we] probably [will] not [support the Switch]. It’s too different than any of the others, and there isn’t a lot of- I haven’t seen a lot of third party success stories on the more recent Nintendo hardware. Nintendo, is a great market for Nintendo, but I haven’t seen a lot of huge hits made by non Nintendo studios.”

I mean, the less said about this statement, the better. I just don’t even know which way to approach it from. It is what it is, and Mr. Wardell seems to have made up his mind.

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Fan recreates Nintendo’s internal 2D demo for Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Wondering what it was like to play Breath of the Wild in 2D? Nintendo knows how it works, since they build a prototype before moving over to the main game. Now a fan has been inspired by that prototype, so he set out to make a playable version for all to enjoy. It’s likely Nintendo will squash this soon, so hop in and give it a shot while you can!

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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – Dual Joy-Con restriction when playing 2-player splitscreen in wireless play mode

The following are the control options for two-player splitscreen Wireless Play mode…

- single Joy-Con per player

- two Pro Controllers

- dual Joy-Con for each player is not supported

While we don’t know the official reason, it seems this might have something to do with the way connections are handled on the Switch, and could also be a limitation of the Bluetooth connection itself.

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HAL says Kirby’s new 3DS title will be “action fighting”

The following comes from Satoshi Ishida at HAL…

So now we’ve heard that the game is action, multiplayer and now fighting. Perhaps we’ll get a first peek at E3 2017!

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This week’s European downloads – April 20 screens

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This week’s European downloads – April 20 screens

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