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Xbox Live on Nintendo Switch!? Not so fast, says Microsoft

As we reported in February, rumors stemming from French gaming website Jeuxvideo indicated that Microsoft is bringing Xbox Live functionality to the Nintendo Switch. Xbox execs are now putting the kibosh on these rumors, stating that they have no “specific announcements” to share at the time being. Here’s how Microsoft’s Gaming Cloud Chief Kareem Choudhry puts it: “Our goal is

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Devolver Digital’s “Ape Out” now available

Devolver Digital’s simian slaughter-fest Ape Out is now available on PC and Nintendo Switch. Developed by Gabe Cuzzillo, Ape Out is described as “a wildly intense and colourfully stylised smash ‘em up about primal escape, rhythmic violence, and frenetic jazz.” Ape Out features procedurally-generated environments and means aplenty to maul & maim your hordes of homo sapien enemies. Check out

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“ToeJam & Earl: Back in the Groove” releases 1 March, presented by McCaulay Culkin

For those who backed the Kickstarter campaign waaay back in 2015 (*raises hand), the long wait for HumaNature Studios’ ToeJam & Earl: Back in the Groove is almost over. After a turbulent production process, the first aliens of funk make their return to PC and consoles on Friday, 1 March. Getting the final product to gamers has to be both

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Chomp bites one off: ToeJam & Earl… well, just Earl, actually (interview, humor)

Every now and again, we at The Splintering are going to lean on our mascot, Chomp the Termite, to go out into the world of myth and fiction to get the stories that we non-fictional types just can’t get. Today, Chomp digs deep with Earl from the classic ToeJam & Earl series, which is finally getting a long-awaited sequel with

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“Cuphead”, “Ori and the Blind Forest” could be coming to Switch… sort of (Rumor)

*Note: this post includes information that has not been officially confirmed by either Nintendo or Microsoft. It originates from a French source, and can we ever really trust the French? I mean… really? As part of a deal to bring Xbox Game Pass to the Switch, French gaming website Jeuxvideo is reporting that Xbox One-exclusive titles could be playable on

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“Alex Kidd in Miracle World” now on Switch as part of the SEGA Ages line; debut trailer released

SEGA’s greatest mascot (fight me, Sonic fanboys) is finally making his Nintendo Switch debut with the release of Alex Kidd in Miracle World as part of the SEGA Ages line. Here’s a breakdown of some of the game’s new features as a SEGA Ages title: Ages Mode: Adding Countless New Elements In addition to “Original Mode,” where the original version

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“The World Next Door” coming to Nintendo Switch, Mac, PC in March

Manga/anime production house Viz Media has announced their first entry into the world of vidya germs with The World Next Door, an adventure/fantasy game developed by Rose City Games. Here’s a plot breakdown straight from the horse’s online mouth. “THE WORLD NEXT DOOR follows Jun, a rebellious teen, who finds herself trapped in the parallel world inhabited by magical beings.

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