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Chattycast 131: Is Nintendo Learning?

By Steve Watts, Apr 14, 2017 12:00pm PDT

We talk about how the Switch launch is going and what yesterday's Direct told us about its future.


A Link to the Past was released 25 years ago today on the SNES

By Raqib Huq, Apr 13, 2017 8:15pm PDT

Today we are revisiting history with a look at The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past.


"I never beat that, only played the first few hours. I really wish there was a way to play it on ..."

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Switch Had the Best Launch Month of Any Game System in Nintendo History

By John Keefer, Apr 13, 2017 7:25pm PDT

The company reported that it sold more than 906,000 units in March, 'a non-traditional month for a console launch.'


"Did that have audio? I can never tell on Twitch. Want to know if it's just not coming through ..."

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NES Classic Edition To Be Discontinued; Last Shipments Go Out This Month

By John Keefer, Apr 13, 2017 12:00pm PDT

It wasn't supposed to be a long-term product, Nintendo said.


"There's evidence that people are butt hurt they can't buy a toy."

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Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Patch Fixes Wolf Link Amiibo, Infinite Arrow Glitches

By Donovan Erskine, Apr 12, 2017 3:15pm PDT

No more loopholes for you!


"Weird, seems like my free arrow expenditures were capped at 5 per encounter. Even if I ran away ..."

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To Arms! Watch Nintendo's Direct on Arms and Splatoon 2 Right Here

By David Craddock, Apr 12, 2017 12:55pm PDT

Nintendo's livestream kicks off at 6 p.m. ET, with a focus on the multiplayer-focused Splatoon 2 and Arms for Switch.


"There were some games I didn't expect in there. I really want to know more about their online ..."

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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Switch Bundle Shows Up on Nintendo Russia Shop

By John Keefer, Apr 12, 2017 9:00am PDT

If this is indeed a thing, it could be officially announced during today's Nintendo Direct.


Nintendo Direct This Week Will Focus on Splatoon 2 and Arms

By John Keefer, Apr 10, 2017 9:00am PDT

The afternoon broadcast will happen on Wednesday, and will focus on the Switch and 3DS titles 


Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Paragliding Gets More Creative All the Time

By John Keefer, Apr 05, 2017 1:30pm PDT

Creativity from gamers is a never ending source of amazement–and news. Not long after we had a Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild player...


"Haha, I didn't think to use the combo that way but it makes sense that it would work."

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Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Runs in 4K on PC

By John Keefer, Apr 04, 2017 9:30am PDT

Thanks to Wii U emulator CemU, it looks great. But Nintendo may not like it one bit.


"And the jews, they definitely had it coming with not being of aryan descent. From emulation, ..."

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Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 1.1.1 Patch Improves Switch Frame Rates

By John Keefer, Apr 03, 2017 8:10am PDT

The patch notes are vague, as always, but it's said to run a lot smoother.


"It's the Moblins in particular. Some weird bugs with them and the Physics engine that has been ..."

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Splatoon Tournament Offers E3 Trip as a Prize

By Steve Watts, Mar 30, 2017 8:00am PDT

Nintendo and online tournament site Battlefy are rewarding inking skills with a trip to see what's coming next.


"I would compete in this if I had a team of like minded squidkids. That's a damn good prize pack."

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How to Charge Nintendo Switch on the Go

By Donovan Erskine, Mar 29, 2017 3:00pm PDT

Your guide to using power banks and cables that will play nice with Nintendo Switch.


Nintendo Switch Patch 2.1.0 Available for Download

By Asif Khan, Mar 29, 2017 1:20am PDT

Now you're playing with the power of general system stability improvements!


"TLDR: Clay walked into a random Target and they had 45 sitting on the shelf, on sale for half ..."

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Rumor: Nintendo Direct Coming on April 1: Who's the Fool?

By John Keefer, Mar 28, 2017 9:20am PDT

Take this with a grain of salt, not only because of the date, but because the source is 4chan.


"You deserved every ounce of shit you got for that article. This at least comes with a proper ..."

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