Save Point

Save Point – Nintendo’s Switch-ing Things Up With Third Party Support

by Dan Spinaon October 26, 2016
Welcome to Save Point, an opinion column discussing games, gamers, and the industry.  Nearly a week has gone by since the Nintendo Switch was announced and naturally, people are feeling a mixture of excitement and curiosity. As time’s gone on, some of that curiosity has turned to skepticism. Battery life, component quality, and third party […]
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Third Party Support for Nintendo Switch

by David Bahleon October 20, 2016
In a press release Nintendo has revealed a list of launch supporters of the Nintendo Switch, formerly Nintendo NX. While the list is far from lacking, it does raise some questions if Nintendo is trying to step away from the family console image it has developed and is positioning itself to compete with Microsoft and […]

The Nintendo NX is now the Nintendo Switch

by Albert Perkinson October 20, 2016
The time has finally arrived. After months of rumors and speculation, Nintendo officially revealed their new console today. Previously code-named Nintendo NX, the now named Nintendo Switch made its official debut today via Nintendo. The official trailer for the console can be seen below in all its glory So there you have it.  The Nintendo […]

Will Sony’s Indifference Lead to the NX’s Success?

by Chris Webberon August 4, 2016
The Nintendo NX’s enigmatic nature has been its biggest attribute since its announcement back in March of 2015. Since then we have been subject to rumors, alleged design patents, and even fabricated photographs claiming to show the hardware itself. All we truly knew about the system was what we were told by Reggie Fils-Aime, president […]

Remember Those Nintendo NX Photos That Surfaced? They’re Fake.

by Albert Perkinson March 25, 2016
Last week, a large amount of photos surfaced speculating that the Nintendo NX controller was indeed a thing, and that the photos were here to prove it.  Well, according to Polygon, a user who was inspired by the design of the NX controller decided to mock up a 3D model of the controller himself. The […]

Nintendo NX – GamesCenter Episode #2

by Albert Perkinson February 27, 2016
Nintendo NX is upon us and for the latest talk of the video games industry, you’ve come to the right place. Welcome to the GamesCenter video podcast where today we will discuss Nintendo’s past, present, and future specifically with the Nintendo NX and what Nintendo may plan for E3 2016. You won’t want to miss […]

A Potential Future for Nintendo

by Dan Spinaon October 29, 2015
On Oct 28th 2015, Nintendo held their first investor meeting with the new CEO, Tatsumi Kimishima. There was news ahead of time that the first game in a promising line of mobile games from Nintendo and DeNA would be announced. It was. I was not impressed. Neither were many other people. The game is called […]