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Nintendo Now Selling Cardboard Separately In Case You Destroy Your Nintendo Labo Creations

Before purchasing Nintendo Labo, one of my concerns was about replacement parts. What if my kids destroy the cardboard? What if I accidentally sit or step on a Toy-Con? Good news, because starting today, Nintendo’s online shop will start selling replacement cardboard.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Thousands Of Modders Are Re-Inventing The Game Boy

The Game Boy is so iconic it’s transcended the limitations of its hardware to become something more than just an old handheld for playing old video games. Chiptune artists make music with Game Boys . Clothing manufacturers plaster them onto t-shirts and hoodies. More eccentric designers have inserted them into the…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Hacker Says It Took Him Two Weeks To Add Save Back-Ups To Switch

One of the biggest flaws in Nintendo’s portable console is that you can’t back up your data: if you lose your system, or somehow get your data corrupted or wiped, that’s it. It’s gone. But thanks to a burgeoning hacking scene, Switch fans are now adding features that the Switch desperately needs.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Newly Discovered Trick Transforms A Metroid Speedrunning Scene

Gamers experimenting with the 2002 Game Boy Advance game Metroid Fusion have discovered such a profound and bizarre shortcut that speedrunners have had to create a new category to account for the latest new way to break the game: memory corruption .Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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The Western Version Of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds Has Less Body-Shaming

Clyde Mandelin is best known for his fan translation of Mother 3 and maintains the website Legends of Localization, where he looks at games’ original scripts and how they changed in the localization process. He applied his expertise to examine how localizers got rid of some body shaming in The Legend of Zelda: A Link…Read […]

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PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds stations dominate the Xbox booth at PAX East.

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds stations dominate the Xbox booth at PAX East. Behind that, the PlayStation booth opted to front-load Detroit: Become Human, with a couple of setups for upcoming titles like Soulcalibur VI and Yakuza 6 buried in the middle rows. Nintendo’s big draw is the Wolfenstein II Switch port demo.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Nintendo Fan Account Flagged On Twitter For Image Of Man Putting On Princess Peach Mask

The excellent Supper Mario Broth—a blog dedicated to weird and fun tidbits of Nintendo history—has had its Twitter account flagged as “sensitive” after it posted an image of…an actor putting on a giant Princess Peach mask.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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