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Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack Would Be A Terrible Deal, Even If It Worked Properly

As Nintendo’s roll-out of the upgraded Nintendo Switch Online goes so very poorly, there’s a bigger question hovering over it all: even if it had launched with properly ported games, functioning control schemes, and no input lag, would it be worth the price? And the answer is, from pretty much any angle, a hard nope.Read […]

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Flipnote Studio Creations Find New Life On Crank-y Playdate Handheld

Although it won’t officially be in our hands until later this year (if you got in on the first wave of pre-orders, that is), Panic’s unique Playdate handheld is already being poked and prodded by folks lucky enough to score a dev unit. One such developer recently shared a neat little project that revives Flipnote…Read […]

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Yorkshire Gang Used Fake Game Boy To Steal Mitsubishi Outlanders

Retro gaming emulators are all the rage these days. You’ve got classic consoles coming back in miniature form, home-built arcade cabinets made from credit card-sized computers, even new accessories coming out for twenty-year-old consoles. Three Yorkshire men, however, took a different approach with their classic…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Castlevania Advance Collection Is Great, But Emulators Have Spoiled Me

Turns out Castlevania Advance Collection is real, and it’s excellent, collecting three of the best Castlevania games of all time as well as a fourth pretty darn good one. While the emulation quality is excellent—courtesy of the experts at Japanese studio M2—like many official re-releases, I find Advance Collection… Read more…

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And Now, The Ultimate Retro Gaming Device

You may have heard rumblings of a magical box capable of flawlessly running games from old-school arcade titles up through the Super Nintendo and Sega Genesis. That box is called the MiSTer, and over the past couple of years, it’s completely transformed the retro emulation scene. I’ve been playing with one for several…Read more… Continue […]

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How to Get In-Game Events Early by Changing the Date on Your Nintendo Switch

There are many reasons to change your Nintendo Switch’s system clock. Maybe you play with friends in another timezone and don’t want to do the mental math when scheduling multiplayer sessions, or you take the handheld console with you while traveling and need to adjust the clock as you globetrot.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Collectors Are Driving Up PSP And Nintendo DS Game Prices In Japan

While the Nintendo DS and the PlayStation Portable’s 2004 release seems so recent, that was a skin-wrinkling seventeen years ago. At almost two decades old, soon both handhelds will be considered retro.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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I Want This Portable PlayStation 2

The PlayStation 2 is a great console, but does have one annoying flaw: It’s not portable. So one YouTuber, GingerOfOz, decided to fix this glaring design deficit and in the process created a sweet-looking handheld console he named the PS2 Eclipse.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Nintendo Lawsuit Forces Japanese Dev To Cough Up $30 Million

In December 2017, Nintendo sued Japanese developer Colopl over patent infringements in the free-to-play mobile game Shironeko Project. According to an official statement, Colopl has agreed to pay Nintendo 3.3 billion yen ($30 million).Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Her Award-Winning Gaming Collection Could Get Her Paid. But That’s Not The Point.

There’s a room in Linda Guillory’s house that could make any video game nerd fall to their knees in worship. Her walls are lined with sturdy shelving units and display cases, each stuffed with boxes upon boxes of handheld video games. But unlike most video game collections that are kept behind glass, in plastic…Read more… […]

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Her Award-Winning Gaming Collection Could Get Her Paid. But That’s Not The Point.

There’s a room in Linda Guillory’s house that could make any video game nerd fall to their knees in worship. Her walls are lined with sturdy shelving units and display cases, each stuffed with boxes upon boxes of handheld video games. But unlike most video game collections that are kept behind glass, in plastic…Read more… […]

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Everything You Need To Know About Steam Deck

Two hours before preorders opened up for this fall’s Nintendo Switch OLED model, Valve took a break from not announcing Half-Life 3 to unveil a handheld of its own. The Steam Deck, named after Valve’s everyone-uses-it digital games storefront, allows you to play your entire Steam library on a mobile device. Suffice it…Read more… Continue […]

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Black Woman Gets Two World Records For Her Vast Vintage Gaming Collection

Y’all! A Black woman was named the winner of not one but two world records for having the largest collection of LCD and playable gaming systems and my mind is alight with joy.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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The New Nintendo Switch OLED Doesn’t Need 4K, Let’s Be Real

For ages now, we’ve been hearing reports of an upgraded “Nintendo Switch Pro” that would, among other things, allegedly display games at 4K resolution. Tuesday morning, Nintendo surprised everyone by finally unveiling their next Nintendo Switch model, and while there are indeed improvements, they aren’t quite what the…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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The New OLED Switch Wasn’t What Anyone Was Hoping For

For the past couple of years, Nintendo fans have been eagerly awaiting news of a new, more powerful version of the Nintendo Switch. We’ve been expecting a more robust Switch, capable of running games at faster frame rates and higher resolutions than ever before. The Switch (OLED Model) Nintendo announced this morning?…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Rumor: PS Vita Store Will Release No New Games After July 20

We know the PS Vita will no longer have its store taken offline this month, but what no one thought to ask was: Will new games continue to be added? We’re hearing rumours that no more shall appear after July 20.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Rumor: PS Vita Store Will Release No New Games After July 20

We know the PS Vita will no longer have its store taken offline this month, but what no one thought to ask was: Will new games continue to be added? We’re hearing rumours that no more shall appear after July 20.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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