RiME Makes Itself at Home on the Nintendo Switch


RiME is a wonderful game in the Nintendo Switch’s handheld mode. I’ll go as far to say it’s the perfect game to get nestled into bed with and play in short or long bursts. I found my time with the game to be sort of therapeutic, to some degree. RiME isn’t a stressful …

RiME Devs Explain The Difficulty Of Porting The Game To Switch

As we touched on yesterday in our video above, RiME is a bit of a poor port on the Switch. The game’s bewitching atmosphere and rewarding puzzles are swallowed up by some irksome performance problems, and in conclusion it’s perhaps the worst way to experience the game – yet it’s also …

This Custom Nintendo Switch Makes up for the Real One’s Lack of Retro Games

The Nintendo Switch Virtual Console is still missing in action, and even though great new games are coming out for it, those looking to play some retro classics continue to be disappointed. The SNES Classic satisfies with 21 of Nintendo’s iconic 16-bit games, but why stop there? A hardware modder …

Rime developer address Switch port complaints

Tequila Works has spoken out to explain some of the performance issues that plague the delayed Switch version of the game. Complaints have included a perceptibly low resolution when played in portable mode, and frequent framerate drops. “RiME runs at 30 FPS in 720p throughout most of the game while …

Nintendo Switch update makes the activity log a little bit better

Nintendo Switch’s new system update makes a bunch of big and important changes. One smaller change that Nintendo didn’t highlight in its rundown of version 4.0.0 is just as nice, though: The console’s activity log, which notoriously does a poor job of precisely tracking play time, is now just a …

Nintendo makes voice chat less of a disaster on Switch

Nintendo has rolled out an update for the Switch Online app that might finally make it usable. See, unlike what Sony and Microsoft did for the PlayStation and the Xbox, Nintendo has chosen to put its new console’s chat functions in a separate app for Update for Nintendo Switch Online …

Nintendo Considering Non-Traditional IPs On Switch Next Year

Start Slideshow Nintendo has already had a killer first year for the Nintendo Switch, what with The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild captivating gamers, along with other great games like Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, ARMS, Splatoon 2 and the forthcoming Super Mario Odyssey. But we’re just getting started, …

Reasons you should buy a Nintendo 3DS instead of a Nintendo Switch

Jonathan Leibson/Getty ImagesNintendo is on one of the hottest streaks of its 128-year history: The new Nintendo Switch console is a bona fide smash hit, and the Super Nintendo Entertainment System Classic Edition is still in very high demand.  But while the Nintendo Switch is super-great, I’d urge you to at least think …