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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’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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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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Fans Are Pissed About The Switch eShop’s Asset Flip Scourge

It’s no secret that the Nintendo eShop is awash in “shovelware,” low-quality games that seemingly only exist to take up space (and maybe turn a quick buck for the publisher). But over the past year or so, the eShop is facing an even more insidious publishing tactic: the so-called “asset flip.” Read more…

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Nintendo’s Switch Testing Program Just Got Uglier

When a Nintendo Switch rolls off the proverbial factory conveyor belt, the systems don’t just get stuffed into boxes for sale. Nintendo tests all hardware to make sure that it runs correctly, of course. And as of the latest (and handy) Switch firmware update, the tool it uses to put the system through its paces […]

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Nintendo’s Switch Testing Program Just Got Uglier

When a Nintendo Switch rolls off the proverbial factory conveyor belt, the systems don’t just get stuffed into boxes for sale. Nintendo tests all hardware to make sure that it runs correctly, of course. And as of the latest (and handy) Switch firmware update, the tool it uses to put the system through its paces […]

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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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How to Stop Nintendo From Sharing Your eShop Data With Google Analytics

Whenever you buy a game through the Nintendo Switch eShop, Nintendo collects and shares your shopping data with Google analytics. Nintendo has done this for a long time, but some users may not be aware of—or comfortable with—the practice.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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RIP Netflix On Nintendo Consoles

On June 30, Nintendo quietly pulled the plug on the Wii U and 3DS Netflix apps. Not only does this mean anybody still using these older consoles to watch Netflix are now screwed, but it also officially means that in the year 2021 there is no way to watch Netflix on a Nintendo device. This […]

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Nintendo Makes Revisiting Classic Metroid Games A Huge Hassle

As hype builds for the next main entry in the Metroid series, people looking to play some of the previous games are dusting off old Nintendo consoles or resorting to emulators. Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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The Nintendo Download: The Strange Olympics

The constant flow of new Nintendo Switch games slows to a relative trickle in the wake of E3 2021, with only 23 new games coming to the Switch eShop this week. They include Rebellion’s 2018 co-op supernatural shooter Strange Brigade, and Sega’s fresh take on the Tokyo Olympics. Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Nintendo Japan: Don’t Co-Stream Our E3 Presentation

Later today, Nintendo will broadcast its Direct for this year’s E3. Leading up to the event, the Kyoto-based game company has issued a request on its Japanese Twitter account: Do not co-stream our presentation.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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How to Fix Your Nintendo Switch If You’re Getting Error 2123-1502

Stability issues are uncommon on the Nintendo Switch, but the recent 12.0.3 firmware is one of the rare instances where an update is causing a widespread bug on the console. Many users report getting error code 2123-1502 when they attempt to download or update games from the eShop, preventing them from downloading any…Read more… Continue […]

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How to Fix Your Nintendo Switch If You’re Getting Error 2123-1502

Stability issues are uncommon on the Nintendo Switch, but the recent 12.0.3 firmware is one of the rare instances where an update is causing a widespread bug on the console. Many users report getting error code 2123-1502 when they attempt to download or update games from the eShop, preventing them from downloading any…Read more… Continue […]

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The Nintendo Download: Save Us, Super Hero Girls

This week sees a mighty torrent of 47 new games barreling towards the Nintendo eShop. Can the DC Super Hero Girls save us from this tidal wave of games, or are they part of the problem? Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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The Nintendo Download: Color Dots Connect Color Dots

There are 39 games coming to the Nintendo Switch eShop this week. One of them is called Color Dots Connect. Another is called Connect Color Dots. They are two different versions of the same sort of puzzle game. Nintendo really needs to rein this nonsense in. Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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