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How To Use Multiple MicroSD Cards With The Nintendo Switch

By Kevin Tucker, Oct 24, 2017 1:00pm PDT

Players can avoid the need for costly high-capacity storage by swapping out a few of the microSD cards they already own.


Nintendo Switch Update 4.0.0 Adds GameCube Controller Support

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 24, 2017 11:20am PDT

Nintendo has quietly added GameCube controller support to the Nintendo Switch with the console's latest update, fueling a new round of speculation.


"Agreed, also the analog triggers have not been properly implemented on a Nintendo system since."

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Nintendo's New Game Review Policy Fails to Prevent Mario Odyssey Leaks

By Asif Khan, Oct 23, 2017 2:15pm PDT

Now they're failing with power!


How To Transfer User, Save, And Game Data Between Nintendo Switch Systems

By Kevin Tucker, Oct 23, 2017 9:30am PDT

The latest Switch update allows for the swapping of games and saves from one Switch to another. Here's how it works.


"Still can't safely backup then even if you have two Switches."

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Shackcast Episode 009: We're Mad at Nintender and VR is Not Dead

By Asif Khan, Oct 21, 2017 9:45am PDT

The conversation gets a bit heated when Asif explains why Shacknews still doesn't have a review copy of Mario Odyssey. Please understand.


"Im in Japan so it was slightly more expensive than the states. It did arrive in 4 days though!"

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Modojo Rewind: So Long, And Thanks For All The Fish

By Kevin Tucker, Oct 20, 2017 5:00pm PDT

Your weekly roundup of the biggest stories in mobile and portable gaming, courtesy of Modojo.


"Hell yeah. I'd love to see Modojo's content on Shacknews. Some mobile and tech news but with a ..."

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Nintendo Power Glove Finds New Life as HTC Vive Controller

By Asif Khan, Oct 20, 2017 3:00pm PDT

Now you're playing with power! In VR!


Nintendo-ing the Holidays: Hands-on with the Switch and 3DS Holiday Lineup

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 19, 2017 1:00pm PDT

Shacknews recently had a chance to pick up a handful of games set to hit Nintendo platforms over the next couple of months, including Xenoblade Chronicles 2, Fire Emblem Warriors, Mario Party: The Top 100, and Rocket League.


"They've got one hell of a holiday lineup, mainly because of Mario"

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Nintendo Switch System Update 4.0.0 Adds Data Transfer and Video Capture

By Asif Khan, Oct 18, 2017 6:05pm PDT

Now we're sharing with power!


"I'd guess the Switch communicates with Nintendo through SSL protected APIs, at least the store "

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NWC 2017 Super Mario Maker Course Now on Wii U

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 17, 2017 12:15pm PDT

Anyone that watched the Super Mario Maker stage of the Nintendo World Championships 2017 is now welcome to try that stage out for themselves on the Wii U version of the game.


"I had completely forgotten that they did these, I will have to check it out."

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DooM's Release Date for Nintendo Switch Confirmed

By Asif Khan, Oct 16, 2017 6:45am PDT

Doom on Switch. What a time to be alive! 


"True, but a criticism of it was the cut down levels. Carmack referenced it in the amount of ..."

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Modojo Rewind: Strapping New Technology

By Kevin Tucker, Oct 13, 2017 5:00pm PDT

Your weekly roundup of the biggest stories in mobile and portable gaming, courtesy of Modojo.


Super Mario Odyssey Preview: Getting Your Sea Legs

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 11, 2017 8:00am PDT

As Mario begins his cross-country tour, Shacknews goes hands-on with Super Mario Odyssey and the Seaside Kingdom stage.


"Mario Maker is probably the best option for 2D mario. Hopefully they release that on switch ..."

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Mario is Going on a Fantastic Voyage to Celebrate Super Mario Odyssey's Release

By Asif Khan, Oct 10, 2017 7:30am PDT

It's-a time for a road trip! Woo hoo!


"4 of the 5 dates are weekdays! Not that they need to do much to hype Mario Odyssey, but would ..."

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Nintendo's Stock at a Ten-Year High. We Totally Told You So

By Charles Singletary, Oct 09, 2017 11:25am PDT

Nintendo investors haven't seen numbers like this since March 2008.


"Anybody that could see that coming must be a super-genious, just like Wile E. Coyote."

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