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The people who happened to get the Switch early have been sharing bits of information on what the User Interface looks like. The UI includes a Mii Maker and various avatars. Judging from the video, there are options to edit certain things about the avatars as well as create a Mii and use it as an avatar as well. The video doesn’t show everything that can be done with the Mii Maker, but it is nice to see the Miis…

When a Switch owner received his console early, he unboxed it in a video. Around the three minute mark, an interesting piece of text can be seen. The text is available to read down below: Your Nintendo Account contains your Nintendo eShop purchase history and current balance. By re-linking your Nintendo Account after initializing the console, it will be possible to redownload any software or DLC purchased using that account. (Software that has been discontinued may not be available to…

  Well.. a Gaffer received his Switch early it seems – https://t.co/MQM72dzZaw pic.twitter.com/wPgdRTFUoR — Nibel (@Nibellion) February 16, 2017 A NeoGAF user seems to have gotten his or her Switch early and has posted pictures of the console and the UI to the forum. All of the pictures not found in the tweet will be in the image gallery. The UI display appears crisp and clearly laid out. The Switch itself is fairly compact, obviously making it ideal for on…

The current big gaming accessory around right now is virtual reality. PC has the Oculus Rift & HTC Vive, PlayStation has their own VR headset, and even Microsoft has the HoloLens. Nintendo has already confirmed that they’re not going to be jumping on that bandwagon just yet. It doesn’t mean though that Big N staff like Shigeru Miyamoto hasn’t still been thinking about virtual reality. Miyamoto sat down with Time back in mid-January to talk about the Nintendo Switch. At…

One of the more interesting moments during last months Switch Presentation was the debut of the HD Rumble. Watching Koizumi shake around and “pour” himself a glass of ice water was definitely unique. Aside from that, there was nothing really awe-inspiring by this feature. Miyamoto assures us that you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover. Back in mid-January, Miyamoto sat down with Time to discuss the Nintendo Switch. During this interview, he was asked about the decision to make…

To this day, it’s hard to believe that Satoru Iwata is not with us anymore. His passion and love for the company he worked for was infectious and something we’ll never forget about. It should come as no surprise then that he was heavily involved with the development of the Nintendo Switch. In an interview back in mid-January, Shigeru Miyamoto sat down with Time to discuss the Nintendo Switch. During the discussion, Miyamoto was asked if anything about the Switch…

Nintendo, in an interview with Telegraph magazine, talked at length about their upcoming console, the Nintendo Switch. Of the many topics to be discussed, one that shows interest is how Nintendo plans to advance their mobile gaming library in correlation with the Switch. Here is Nintendo’s stance on the matter: Nintendo has seen some real success with smartphone games, Can we expect to see a link-up between mobile games and Switch games. For example if I complete a task in Super…

All of us here at Zelda Informer breathed a big sigh of relief when it was confirmed that Breath of the Wild was to be released worldwide alongside the Nintendo Switch on March 3rd. The Zelda fandom have been waiting years, but the next chapter in the series is now only a couple of weeks away. The Big N has no doubt that Breath of the Wild will be the driving force of the Switch’s launch lineup. During a recent interview…

The Nintendo Wii U was always a system that never reached its full potential. That’s not to say it didn’t have some absolutely amazing games. The problem was Nintendo were just never able to use all of the capabilities the Wii U had. Apparently Nintendo has learned from where they went wrong with their now previous-gen console. Shinya Takahashi and Yoshiaki Koizumi recently sat down with The Telegraph to discuss the upcoming launch of the Nintendo Switch. During the interview,…

Tom Higgins of the UK Telegraph recently sat down with Shinya Takahashi, Director of Nintendo, for an interview regarding the upcoming Nintendo Switch. Takahashi stated that there has been a lot of pre-release buzz for the Switch, and he attributes that to the hands-on events held in various locales worldwide. Here’s what he had to say on the matter: “Certainly we are seeing a lot more excitement. We held these hands-on events around the globe in January. Not only is there…