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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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Nintendo Delays Advance Wars Switch Remakes Until 2022

The hottest Nintendo Switch game of the season is the latest to get hit with a delay. Advance Wars 1+2: Re-Boot Camp won’t be out until spring 2022, Nintendo revealed this morning, completely upending my holiday plans in the process.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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German Game Ban Just Screwed Over Switch Players On Several Other Continents

Dying Light: Platinum Edition launched on Nintendo Switch today, but due to an extremely peculiar Germany-specific ban, the digital version of the game is unavailable to players in Europe, Australia, and New Zealand.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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You’ll Have To Pay More Than Double For Switch Online If You Want N64 Games

In September, Nintendo announced that it would make N64 games available as part of its Nintendo Switch Online service. At the time, Nintendo withheld the pricing info, leading some to speculate about how steep it could be. Today, we get our answer. Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack (official name) will run you…Read more… Continue […]

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You’ll Have To Pay More Than Double For Switch Online If You Want N64 Games

In September, Nintendo announced that it would make N64 games available as part of its Nintendo Switch Online service. At the time, Nintendo withheld the pricing info, leading some to speculate about how steep it could be. Today, we get our answer. Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack (official name) will run you…Read more… Continue […]

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Nintendo’s Switch OLED Is Proving A Big Hit In Japan

Released on October 8, the Nintendo Switch OLED Model arrived with a bang in Japan. In its first three days on sale, the newly updated Switch sold 138,409 units. These numbers are for the Japanese sales week starting on October 4 and ending on October 10. In comparison, during that same period there were 32,792 […]

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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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10 Years Later, We Can’t Stop Watching Nintendo Directs

Way back in 2011, the very first “Nintendo Direct” featured then-Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aimé in a white, echo-y room promoting the struggling 3DS by talking about how it was getting Hulu Plus and could record 3D videos. “Up to 10 minutes of 3D video can be recorded of anything you want,” he said.…Read […]

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10 Years Later, We Can’t Stop Watching Nintendo Directs

Way back in 2011, the very first “Nintendo Direct” featured then-Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aimé in a white, echo-y room promoting the struggling 3DS by talking about how it was getting Hulu Plus and could record 3D videos. “Up to 10 minutes of 3D video can be recorded of anything you want,” he said.…Read […]

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10 Years Later, We Can’t Stop Watching Nintendo Directs

Way back in 2011, the very first “Nintendo Direct” featured then-Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aimé in a white, echo-y room promoting the struggling 3DS by talking about how it was getting Hulu Plus and could record 3D videos. “Up to 10 minutes of 3D video can be recorded of anything you want,” he said.…Read […]

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It Turns Out The Nintendo Switch’s Fall Lineup Actually Looks Pretty Strong

“Too many games” season is officially upon us. I’ve been spending more time than usual looking at the video game release calendar lately and marveling at how many of them I’ll be playing on Switch. It’s rarely a bad (or normal) time to be a Nintendo fan, but fall 2021 is shaping up to be […]

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YouTubers Show Old Switch And New OLED Model Running Side By Side

The Nintendo Switch — OLED Model is coming out soon, and Nintendo recently held events at which the press could try it out alongside Metroid Dread. YouTube channel Nintendo Prime, a gaming enthusiast channel with a preference for Nintendo games, obtained footage of a Switch OLED sent to them by an anonymous viewer.…Read more… Continue […]

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17 Nintendo Switch Settings Every Gamer Should Be Using

The Nintendo Switch’s versatility as as handheld or TV-based console that supports both physical carts and digital downloads makes it easy to jump into any game in your library just seconds after picking it up. But if you’ve been so focused on exploring Hyrule in Breath of the Wild, running dungeons in Hades, or…Read more… […]

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17 Nintendo Switch Settings Every Gamer Should Be Using

The Nintendo Switch’s versatility as as handheld or TV-based console that supports both physical carts and digital downloads makes it easy to jump into any game in your library just seconds after picking it up. But if you’ve been so focused on exploring Hyrule in Breath of the Wild, running dungeons in Hades, or…Read more… […]

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Fans Were Upset Over Nintendo Direct “Spoilers”

Hours before Thursday’s Nintendo Direct, announcements leaked. Kotaku, and other game sites, inevitably published the relevant news. That was expected, but the online pushback wasn’t. Some fans were upset. In the past, these leaks would be called breaking news. In 2021, they’re spoilers—at least, according to some…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Nintendo Switch Gets N64 And Genesis Collection, Complete With Online Multiplayer

During today’s Direct presentation Nintendo finally confirmed what a lot of observers already suspected: Nintendo 64 and Sega Genesis games are coming to the Nintendo Switch Online service later this October.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Nintendo Announces Surprise 40-Minute Direct For Thursday

Pour one out for every gamer who had plans after work tomorrow. Nintendo will host a Nintendo Direct at 6:00 p.m. ET sharp, it announced today in a tweet. The showcase, which will cover Switch games “launching this winter,” is slated to last about 40 minutes.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Here’s Why Folks Think Nintendo Might Be Bringing N64 To Switch

If you’ve been on Twitter lately, you may have noticed that folks are spinning their gears contemplating the nature of a mysterious “game controller” application that Nintendo just filed with the Federal Communications Commission. Most seem to think it’s related to a rumored, upcoming expansion of the Nintendo Switch…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Here’s Why Folks Think Nintendo Might Be Bringing N64 To Switch

If you’ve been on Twitter lately, you may have noticed that folks are spinning their gears contemplating the nature of a mysterious “game controller” application that Nintendo just filed with the Federal Communications Commission. Most seem to think it’s related to a rumored, upcoming expansion of the Nintendo Switch…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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The World Seems Ready For A Nintendo Switch Price Cut

The Nintendo Switch has received its first price cut in certain parts of the world, dropping from €330 in Europe and €280 in the UK down to €270 and €260, respectively. But while fans hoped the same could happen in the U.S., especially with sites like VGC insisting a cut is coming, Nintendo says such […]

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