An Official Nintendo Switch Stylus Is Expected To Launch Later This Year

An Official Nintendo Switch Stylus Is Expected To Launch Later This Year

There have been many comparisons drawn up with the Nintendo Switch and the 3DS handheld console. This is because both consoles feature touchscreen controls and can be played in handheld mode. This is extra true with the Switch Lite that has been designed specifically for handheld gaming.

However, one of the unique features of the 3DS is its included stylus which can be used to play certain games, but now it looks like that line between the Switch and 3DS is about to get blurrer. This is because in a post on the ResetEra forums, it has been discovered that Nintendo has an official stylus designed for the Switch that will be launching later this year.

Typhoon Faxai Expected To Land On Kanto Region

Typhoon Faxai expected to land on Kanto region

Japanese weather officials say Typhoon Faxai is expected to make landfall in the Kanto region, which includes Tokyo, or Shizuoka Prefecture by Monday noon.

It was over waters 130 kilometers south of Hachijo Island in the Izu Islands at noon on Sunday. It is moving northwest at a speed of 30 kilometers per hour.

Typhoon Faxai Is Expected To Land Kanto Region

Typhoon Faxai is expected to land Kanto region

Japanese weather officials say Typhoon Faxai is expected to make landfall in the Kanto region, which includes Tokyo, or Shizuoka Prefecture by Monday noon.

It was over waters 130 kilometers south of Hachijo Island in the Izu Islands at noon on Sunday. It is moving northwest at a speed of 30 kilometers per hour.

Krosa Expected To Hit Western Japan

Krosa expected to hit western Japan

A severe tropical storm may make landfall in western Japan on Thursday, bringing torrential rains, violent winds and rough seas.

The Meteorological Agency estimates that Krosa was situated 280 kilometers southeast of Tanegashima Island in Kagoshima Prefecture at 10 a.m. on Wednesday.

Krosa Expected To Hit Western Japan On Thursday

Krosa expected to hit western Japan on Thursday

A severe tropical storm may make landfall in western Japan on Thursday, bringing torrential rains, violent winds and rough seas.

The Meteorological Agency estimates that Krosa was situated 300 kilometers southeast of Tanegashima Island in Kagoshima Prefecture at 8 a.m. on Wednesday.

Japan-s.korea Foreign Minister Talks Expected Soon

Japan-S.Korea foreign minister talks expected soon

South Korea says the Japanese and South Korean foreign ministers will hold talks in Bangkok, Thailand, on Thursday.

South Korea's foreign ministry announced on Wednesday that Kang Kyung-wha and her counterpart Taro Kono will meet Thursday morning on the sidelines of the ASEAN Regional Forum in the Thai capital.

Seoul Expected To Miss Deadline

Seoul expected to miss deadline

Turning to ongoing tensions between Japan and South Korea. Tokyo says Seoul has until midnight Thursday to respond to its request to enter into third-party arbitration over a wartime labor dispute.

The issue reignited last year when South Korea's Supreme Court ordered Japanese companies to pay damages to plaintiffs who say they were forced to work for the firms during World War 2. The plaintiffs have begun court procedures for selling off some assets seized from the firms.

Extremely Heavy Rain Expected To Hit Kyushu

Extremely heavy rain expected to hit Kyushu

Weather officials in Japan are forecasting extremely heavy rain in the southwestern main island of Kyushu. They are warning people in the region to stay on the alert for rain-triggered disasters and to take precautions to ensure their own safety.

The Meteorological Agency says rain clouds are developing as a seasonal rain front hovers over the region and warm, humid air flows in. Parts of southern Kyushu have had more than 800 millimeters of rain since last week. Weather officials have issued warnings of mudslides for Kagoshima Prefecture.

The Last Of Us 2, Death Stranding Expected To Launch For The Ps4

The Last Of Us 2, Death Stranding Expected To Launch For The PS4

Thankfully, the good news is that Sony isn’t doing that. During Sony’s 2019 corporate strategy meeting, the company outlined how the PS4 played a critical role in their strategy, and that they expect that the console “will remain the engine of engagement and profitability for the next three years”.

The presentation was also accompanied by placeholder box art images of games such as The Last Of Us 2 and Death Stranding, hinting that both these games are still very much expected to launch on the PS4, and not the PS5 as previously rumored. It is possible that those games could be launched on both consoles, but if you’re not planning on upgrading just yet, their launch on the PS4 is good news.

Smaller Nintendo Switch Expected To Arrive This Fall

Smaller Nintendo Switch Expected To Arrive This Fall


The reports about a smaller, cheaper Nintendo Switch continue to come in. A new one suggests that the company is going to release this iteration of its popular Switch console by the fall this year. Nintendo is reportedly working on a more powerful version of the Switch as well.

Japan’s Nikkei reports that the smaller Nintendo Switch will primarily focus on enabling better portable play for owners. However, it won’t lose the ability to be docked to a TV like the original Nintendo Switch.