As we have recently heard a new demo for Pokken Tournament DX for the Nintendo Switch is expected to be released sometime in the near future. In terms of whether or not the game is going to be a huge success on the Nintendo Switch does not seem like much of a question to some people. For the Nintendo Wii U the original Pokken Tournament game has managed to sell over one million units worldwide and was probably one the most popular fighting titles for the console next to Super Smash Bros for the Wii U.
Besides Arms and Ultra Street Fighter II there isn’t too many fighting titles on the Nintendo Switch right now. When Pokken Tournament DX arrives on the Nintendo Switch in September 2017 the game is almost guaranteed to be one of the top titles for that console.
There is no question at all that Splatoon 2 is one of the most popular shooters that we have seen for the Nintendo Switch. When Splatoon 2 was first released on July 21st the game had managed to sell over 670,000 units within 72 hours of its release. Even though, the shooter genre is very popular right now in the gaming world it would be hard to tell whether or not the game would have done as well on consoles such as the PS4 or the Xbox One.
Since Splatoon 2 is a more family friendly video game it could have easily have been overshadowed by various shooter titles such as Gears of War 4, Halo 5, Overwatch, etc. As far as the online multiplayer mode is concerned Splatoon 2 would have been perfect for the PS4 or the Xbox One.
Both the Nintendo DS and the Nintendo 64 were memorable gaming systems that many people still cherish to this day. While both the Nintendo DS and the N64 bring back a sense of nostalgia to retro gamers it would be tough for them to choose on which on was better over all. In terms of sales the Nintendo DS managed to sell over 154 million units worldwide while the Nintendo 64 had managed to reach over 32 million.
While the Nintendo DS sold more than the N64 its debatable on whether or not it was more popular. When the N64 was first released in the mid 90’s it was very since it was the first ever 64-bit game console that the world has seen. In terms of availability it seems like the Nintendo DS has been retail long along with the fact that the console had more games overall. There games such as Super Mario 64, MRio Kart 64, GoldenEye 007, Zelda Majora’s Mask, Perfect Dark and others that sold millions on the N64. But on the Nintendo DS we had titles such as Pokémon Diamond, Pearl, HeartGold, SoulSilver, Diamond along with Mario and Zelda games that people would spend their money on without thinking twice about it. The fact companies such as Microsoft and Sony went beyond 128 bit gaming in the 00’s in some way made the 64 bit Nintendo DS very popular. In fact the Nintendo DS sold more than the PSP did in the 00’s.
The idea of having such a popular game such as Splatoon 2 ported for the Nintendo 3DS is definitely something that many people would love to see. However, the chances of it actually happening is something that is questionable. There was never a 3DS version of the original Splatoon game since it was exclusively for the Wii U. Splatoon 2 is considered to be a Nintendo Switch exclusive and making it available for any other game console could possibly diminish the value that the game already has on the Nintendo Switch.
If Nintendo really wanted Splatoon 2 to be available for the Nintendo 3DS they would have ported the game for the handheld 3DS device back in July 2017. If Splatoon 2 was ported for the Nintendo 3DS on one hand it would help the game become more popular in terms of sales. On the other hand having Splatoon 2 on the 3DS could possibly turn some attention away from the Nintendo Switch which is very hot in the gaming market right now. Making Splatoon 2 a Nintendo Switch exclusive was probably a good decision on the part of Nintendo in the long run.
Super Mario Maker was probably one of the most creative games for the Wii U back in 2015. Ever since Super Mario Maker was released for the Wii U and the Nintendo 3DS the game had managed to sell millions worldwide. Super Mario Maker had managed to sell over 2 million units worldwide for the Nintendo 3DS while doing over 3 million for the Wii U since the Fall of 2015.
Whether or not we see a Super Mario Maker 2 in the future is s bit hard to tell right now especially since Super Mario Maker was released almost two years. If Nintendo ever decides to make a Super Mario Maker 2 it will probably come in a few years since many people are still enjoying the Super Mario Maker game that was released in 2015. The idea of having a 3D based Mario Maker title is something that would be interesting since many people are fond of titles such as Super Mario 64, Super Mario Galaxy, Super Mario Sunshine, etc.
There have been many people who waited for years to see the sequel for the first Xenoblade Chronicles game which was originally released in Japan back in 2010. When the first Xenoblade Chronicles game was first released in the early 10’s it was for the Nintendo Wii and the New Nintendo 3DS. Xenoblade Chronicles II is set to be released for the Nintendo Switch sometime in the near future but now many are question whether or not it will still happen due to the issues Nintendo currently has with Gamevice.
If the Nintendo Switch gets banned from retail then it would be great to see Xenoblade Chronicles 2 ported for the Nintendo 3DS XL similar to how the prequel was ported for the New Nintendo 3DS a few years ago. In terms of sales the original Xenoblade Chronicles game was decent for the New Nintendo 3DS since sold reached at least half a million units worldwide. It will be interesting to see what Nintendo decides to do with upcoming Switch exclusives in the future and whether we will see them for the Nintendo 3DS XL or not.
Ever since Nintendo and Gamevice problem started it seems like the company is getting even more attention than usual. While the Nintendo Switch has been receiving mainstream attention for its games, sales along with its accessories the future of the hybrid console has been in question as of late. While people have been talking about Sony regarding the PS4Pro and Microsoft in relation to the Xbox One X those two game consoles has not caused any controversy.
However, as the year progresses this could easily change with the release of the Xbox One X in Fall 2017. Also, there are many interesting titles that we have yet to see in retail stores for the Xbox One and the PlayStation 4 Pro.