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The Nintendo Switch has been an extraordinarily popular gaming console that has stood the test of time. First released in 2017, it has gone mostly unchanged save for the OLED model upgrades in 2021 (and the release of a Lite model). Recent changes at Nintendo of America concerning contractors who do the testing has... Read more...
Nintendo has been delighting audiences with a myriad of Mario games over the last few decades, and it continues to please. The upcoming Paper Mario: The Thousand Year Door has been teased in a trailer, showing a delightfully remade title that is sure to visually impress.  The original Paper Mario: The Thousand Year... Read more...
Mamma mia! It’s March 10th, meaning it is Mar10 day, which brings a plethora of deals from Nintendo on all the company’s great games and hardware. Whether you are on the hunt for a new game to chill out with, some hardware like a Nintendo Switch, or some accessories to go along with whatever you have, you will be... Read more...
One of the most popular Nintendo Switch emulators, Yuzu, will no longer be under active development, after the team working on the project settled theirlawsuit with Nintendo for $2.4 million. As part of the settlement, the Yuzu team will also be handing over all code and assets related to the emulator to Nintendo. It... Read more...
As the latest salvo in its seemingly never-ending war against emulation, the producer of the third-best-selling video game console of all time, Nintendo, has filed a lawsuit against the creators of the Yuzu emulator for Nintendo Switch. The suit, filed in Rhode Island, alleges that Yuzu developers Tropic Haze are... Read more...
Another report has surfaced claiming that Nintendo's next-generation Switch console will not launch this year after all, and instead will make its anticipated debut in 2025. March 2025, to be more specific, which means that the Switch 2 is still more than a year away from replacing the current crop of Switch consoles... Read more...
It appears as if the Nintendo faithful will need to wait a little longer than anticipated to get their hands on the company’s next console. It has been long rumored that Nintendo was aiming for a holiday 2024 release for its Switch successor. However, it now seems that those plans have hit a delay, forcing the company... Read more...
Nintendo's family of Switch consoles is selling like gangbusters, currently ranking as the third-best selling game console of all time, with a legitimate shot of overtaking the Nintendo DS (No. 2) and PlayStation 2 (No. 1) by the end of the year. Be that as it may, we're likely to see a Switch 2 in 2024. That may give... Read more...
The Nintendo Switch is just one month shy of turning 7 years old and while there have been some iterative upgrades since the original model's release in 2017, the core hardware is essentially the same. Seven years is an eternity in tech, and the staying power of the Switch has it on track to potentially dethrone both... Read more...
You’d think Bowser would have more money, given his rampant kidnapping campaigns against princesses, but it would seem that he didn’t have any offshore accounts once behind bars. At least, that is how it would appear based on a new interview with Gary Bowser, the figurehead of the piracy group Team Xecuter, who was... Read more...
Nintendo is enjoying a long and robust run with its Switch console, which has gone through a few minor iterations since it first released. If you've somehow managed to avoid the popular handheld all this time and are ready to jump in, now is a good time—there are a whole bunch of games on sale, with some big discounts... Read more...
Omedia analyst Hiroshi Hayase says a proper followup to the Nintendo Switch handheld game console is coming sometime later this year, and it will arrive with an 8-inch liquid-crystal display (LCD) rather than an organic light-emitting diode (OLED) screen, Bloomberg reports. If true, the Switch 2 will debut with the... Read more...
In all likelihood, and barring any delays, Nintendo will launch its much-anticipated Switch 2 game console this September. No, Nintendo has not made an official announcement yet. However, Altec Lansing spilled the beans in a press release announcing it is the inaugural licensee of Ai Shark's gaming software that will... Read more...
Universal Japan’s Super Nintendo World will be getting its first new area, based on the Donkey Kong Country franchise. This new area will come to the Osaka, Japan based theme park in the Spring of 2024. It will be a space with a lot of greenery, pulling inspiration from the jungle themes found throughout the popular... Read more...
Arguably the greatest handheld game system ever made, the Nintendo Switch may be nearing its end of life, but that's actually the best time to dive into a game system. You get the final revision of the hardware with all of the improvements made across its lifetime, and you have the full game library available without... Read more...
Super Mario RPG was an odd game when it came out back in 1996. Taking the beloved Mario characters and placing them into a Final Fantasy-style JRPG required a lot of world-building and characterization that simply didn't exist for those characters before that. It was Squaresoft's final game for the Super NES in the... Read more...
Nintendo is ripe for a new piece of hardware, which is always a momentous event for game console purveyors. As a result, any sort of leak, rumor, or filing concerning new hardware by Nintendo is noteworthy, even when it doesn't seem like a device that the company might actually bring to market. What we have here is... Read more...
We're big fans of retro gaming here in these parts. Whether it's 8-bit and 16-bit classic recreations of our childhood favorites in the Sega Genesis 2 Mini or playing on original retro consoles with fancy upscalers, we just can't go wrong with revisiting the classics. In recent years, the cutting edge of retro... Read more...
Surprise, surprise: an upcoming first-party Nintendo game has leaked to the internet ahead of its launch date. Super Mario Bros. Wonder, the long-awaited new traditional-style side-scrolling title in the famous franchise of everyone's favorite video-game plumber, has found its way to pirates through the usual... Read more...
The Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) wasn't the first home game console, but it was probably the first one that mattered. With a huge graphical upgrade over the machines of the time, the iconic controllers, and an incredible launch lineup, the NES earned a special place in many a nerd's heart. Now you can... Read more...
The Nintendo Switch came out on March 3rd, 2017. Five months from now will be its seventh anniversary. Seven years is a pretty good run for a game console, and the Switch wasn't particularly impressive hardware-wise even when it came out, so we can safely assume that Nintendo is well into planning its next-generation... Read more...
Even as buzz ramps about the next-generation Nintendo hardware, there are plenty of reasons to pick up a current-generation model. For one thing, if rumors are accurate, the next-gen system is going to ship with an LCD screen, not an OLED. For another thing, there's no guarantee that current-gen Switch games will be... Read more...
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