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Nintendo Switch Dock Out of Stock on the Nintendo Store (Update)

By John Keefer, Mar 07, 2017 9:10am PST

You can't buy a refurb docking port for the new handheld console separately, at least for the time being.


"You had the original model 3DS? I did, and it definitely scratched itself. Nintendo replaced it ..."

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Zelda: Breath of the Wild is Awesome, and Aonuma Says Thanks

By John Keefer, Mar 06, 2017 8:10am PST

Short video shows the game's producer showing appreciation for fans waiting three years for a release.


"No way it will top Witcher 3 for me, the story telling and epicness just can't compete, but goty ..."

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Nintendo Switch Review: Stuck in the Middle

By Jason Faulkner, Mar 06, 2017 6:30am PST

We gave Nintendo’s new console/handheld hybrid a thorough shakedown. See what we thought of the Nintendo Switch.


"My favorite Switch comes with the neon red and blue Joy-Cons. "

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Modojo Rewind: Switches And Zeldas And Phones, Oh My!

By Josh Barnes , Mar 03, 2017 2:30pm PST

Your weekly dose of portable and mobile news from your friends at Modojo.


Zelda: Breath of the Wild Performance and Framerate Dips Detailed

By Steve Watts, Mar 03, 2017 9:45am PST

We noticed some performance issues with the Breath of the Wild when playing it in the Switch dock configuration. Now we have hard numbers to back us up.


How Breath of the Wild Challenged Conventions in Zelda Games

By David Craddock, Mar 03, 2017 5:45am PST

Three senior developers share experiments and design goals that went into rethinking Zelda.


"And what if Link froze a rock with his Stasis Rune, smacked in a time or nine with his sword,"

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Every Nintendo Switch Game Coming in March and Spring Launch Window

By Shack Staff, Mar 02, 2017 2:20pm PST

We wrap up every game available at the Nintendo Switch launch, its first month, and its spring launch window.


The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Reviews Round-Up

By Steve Watts, Mar 02, 2017 9:30am PST

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is getting critical praise across the board. Check out the scores for what many critics are calling Nintendo's latest masterpiece.


"So I consistently see the reviews mention frame rate issue for the switch when docked. Does the ..."

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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Review: The Legend Lives On

By Jason Faulkner, Mar 02, 2017 3:02am PST

The Nintendo Switch launches with the most ambitious Zelda title to date. See what makes The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild an instant classic in our review


"Other reviewers noted the 1.1.0 patch largely fixed the framerate issues, curious if that is ..."

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Switch Should Meet Supply Demands This Year, Nintendo Maintains

By John Keefer, Mar 01, 2017 4:55pm PST

Nintendo of America boss Reggie Fils-Aime also expects the console to be more accessible than Wii U was.


Where is Our Nintendo Switch Review?

By Jason Faulkner, Mar 01, 2017 6:20am PST

Noticed we don’t have a Nintendo Switch review? We’ll tell you why.


"why not post impressions or your review in progress? no need to actually call it an official ..."

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Opinion: Nintendo Switch Positioned as Vita Successor, Thanks to 'Nindies'

By Steve Watts, Feb 28, 2017 2:00pm PST

With just a few smart moves, Nintendo could give the Switch one of the most robust and diverse libraries in years.


"Except the Vita was actually supported at first by both 1st and 3rd party..."

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SteamWorld Dig 2, Blaster Master Zero Headline Nintendo Switch Indies Line-Up

By Steve Watts, Feb 28, 2017 9:40am PST

A brief Nintendo Direct presentation showed off a flurry of indie games headed to Nintendo Switch.


"OH SHIT SON Blaster Master?!?! Second set of pants I've lost this week to retro game announcements."

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Modojo Rewind: Switch Hype, Party Hats, and Questionable Dragon Ball Art

By Josh Barnes , Feb 24, 2017 3:00pm PST

Another weekly taste of news from your friends at Modojo!


Snipperclips Will be a Launch Title for Nintendo Switch

By John Keefer, Feb 24, 2017 10:45am PST

Cut your friends to solve puzzles cooperatively in the new IP puzzler for Nintendo.


"Every time I see this name, I think it should be the name of a terrible chain barber shop. ..."

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