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Big, Beefy Switch Controllers For Big, Beefy Hands

Joy-Cons are small. They are designed so that Switch can be a sleek, nearly-seamless handheld gaming device. Hori’s Split Pad Pro is what happens when ideas like “small” and “sleek” and “not ridiculous” are tossed out the window. The more I play with them, gripping them in my larger-than-average hands, the less I mind…Read more… […]

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Big, Beefy Switch Controllers For Big, Beefy Hands

Joy-Cons are small. They are designed so that Switch can be a sleek, nearly-seamless handheld gaming device. Hori’s Split Pad Pro is what happens when ideas like “small” and “sleek” and “not ridiculous” are tossed out the window. The more I play with them, gripping them in my larger-than-average hands, the less I mind…Read more… […]

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The Week In Games: Duck… Duck… Untitled Goose Game!

Have you ever dreamed of being a goose who annoys people? Well, then you’ve probably already heard about Untitled Goose Game, which is coming out later this week. If you haven’t heard about it, well I’m happy to be the one to introduce you to your dream game. Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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‘Shop Contest: That Weird Switch Teaser, Winners!

Last week, Nintendo dropped a strange teaser for a weird Switch fitness…thing. Now we know what it is and it looks kinda cool! But last weekend we had no idea. So I asked you wonderful Kotaku readers to get creative with the teaser and you didn’t disappoint. Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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‘Shop Contest: That Weird Switch Teaser, Winners!

Last week, Nintendo dropped a strange teaser for a weird Switch fitness…thing. Now we know what it is and it looks kinda cool! But last weekend we had no idea. So I asked you wonderful Kotaku readers to get creative with the teaser and you didn’t disappoint. Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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My New Favorite Way To Play Pinball On Switch

Today’s release of Zen Studios’ Star Wars Pinball for the Nintendo Switch gave me an idea. I’ve been playing my Switch docked and connected to this cool little portable 15.6-inch Viotek monitor, and Zen’s Switch pinball games support vertical play, so what if we turn the portable monitor on its side? Perfection. Read more… Continue […]

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Divinity: Original Sin 2’s Cross-Save Between PC And Switch Is Magic

Divinity: Original Sin 2 is a big, chewy role-playing game that benefits from a mouse and keyboard, but sometimes, you just want to lie down on the couch and play a game on the Switch. The game’s new Switch port allows players to go from one to the other, like magic. On this week’s Kotaku […]

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Zelda: Link’s Awakening’s Chamber Dungeons Are A Big Disappointment

The appeal of a Zelda dungeon is in its intricacy. A good dungeon starts off feeling overwhelming, full of buttons and doors and strange obstacles. As you make progress, solving puzzles and acquiring items, it all slowly begins to make sense. You get a complete understanding of how the passages flow and the rooms all…Read […]

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Daemon X Machina’s Flashy Mech Gameplay In Action

Daemon X Machina, out September 13, is a stylish third-person action game from Marvelous with a feedback loop fine-tuned for finding fun in blowing stuff up, getting money, and upgrading your mech. The fact that it’s on the Switch makes its snack-sized levels ideal for grinding on the go. The game dishes out chunks of…Read […]

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I Can’t See Myself Enjoying The New Kirby Game Much Longer

Launched following last week’s Nintendo Direct, Super Kirby Clash is a free-to-play multiplayer game pitting multicolored Kirbys in medieval cosplay against massive bosses. I love the battles, but the game’s economy and endless upgrade cycle have me wondering how long that love will last. Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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I Can’t See Myself Enjoying The New Kirby Game Much Longer

Launched following last week’s Nintendo Direct, Super Kirby Clash is a free-to-play multiplayer game pitting multicolored Kirbys in medieval cosplay against massive bosses. I love the battles, but the game’s economy and endless upgrade cycle have me wondering how long that love will last. Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Gun Gun Pixies Is A Silly Erotic Game With A Serious Message About Your Health

Gun Gun Pixies for the Nintendo Switch and PC is a third-person shooter-platformer about a pair of miniature aliens learning about human behavior by infiltrating a women’s dorm. It’s silly. It’s racy. There are panty shots galore and lots of censored anime nudity. I expected as much from the latest PQube release. What…Read more… Continue […]

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A Series Of Sweet Luigi And Gooigi Comics Comes To A Touching Close

When I first saw Gooigi, a puzzle-solving Luigi clone made of goo who first appeared in the 3DS remaster of Luigi’s Mansion and will also be in Luigi’s Mansion 3, I had a few questions about him. Namely: Is this a fetish thing? Perhaps I was being a little too adult and cynical at the […]

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Two Old Men Rank The SNES Games On Switch

After years of wishing and hoping, Nintendo finally added a selection of Super Nintendo games to its Switch online service. Which of the 20 classics should you play first? We had Kotaku’s resident old men, Chris Kohler and Mike Fahey, Statler and Waldorf together a ranked list.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Returning To Final Fantasy VIII After 20 Years Is Letting Me Resolve Childhood Shame

I vividly remember when Final Fantasy VIII came out in February 1999. I coveted it for months but didn’t get it until October for my 11th birthday. It was my first Japanese role-playing game ever. I struggled desperately just to get through its opening moments of tutorials and text walls and Y2K CD-Rom-ass menus. I…Read […]

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