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What We Need to Know About Nintendo Switch Virtual Console

By David Craddock, Jun 02, 2017 5:00pm PDT

Classic Game Selection will launch with Nintendo Switch Online in 2018. Where does Virtual Console fit into Nintendo's plans to support classic games?


Opinion: Voice Chat on Nintendo Switch is Messy, But Not a Deal Breaker

By David Craddock, Jun 02, 2017 1:10pm PDT

While Nintendo should be taken to task for its backwards implementation of voice chat on Switch, consumers have been using its proposed workarounds for years.


"Good read, David. But, if I'm going to be honest... Nintendo's lack of care about how "shoddy" ..."

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Nintendo Switch Online Service Free Until 2018, Pricing Announced

By Asif Khan, Jun 01, 2017 7:05pm PDT

Looks like we have to wait awhile for voice chat on Nintendo Switch.


"The original had options for playing over LAN. Given the adhoc push for the Switch I would be ..."

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Nintendo Switch Dropped From 1,000 Feet ... And Lives!

By John Keefer, Jun 01, 2017 11:15am PDT

The console abuse must stop, people. They are poor, defenseless pieces of hardware!


"Looks like it reached terminal velocity pretty quickly. Definitely had a lot of drag."

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Nintendo to Stream Splatoon 2 and Arms Tournaments During E3

By John Keefer, Jun 01, 2017 11:00am PDT

Circle June 13-14 on your calendar if you want to watch the carnage.


"That will be interesting. I see Splatoon 2 getting the bigger crowd though."

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Universal's Super Nintendo World Will Probably Feature a Mario Kart Ride

By David Craddock, Jun 01, 2017 10:00am PDT

The real question is, will you be able to blow up your loved ones with blue shells? And if so, how many Nintendo Account gold coins will that get me?


"Can't wait for a fucking blue shell to hit whoever is in the front."

- cruncht1me see all 4 comments

Splatoon 2 Hori Headset for Switch Looks Alarmingly Cumbersome

By Steve Watts, Jun 01, 2017 7:55am PDT

It's just a third-party accessory for now, but this could be a look at how Nintendo intends to link up your Switch, smartphone, and headsets. Uh oh.


"Oh joy I can't wait to hear everyone's game audio coming through through microphones"

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The Pokemon Company Reports a Net Profit of $143.3 Million, 26 Times Its Previous Net

By David Craddock, May 31, 2017 3:45pm PDT

Pokemon Go elevated the company to great heights, but it was one in a series of new games that helped the company prosper.


"Got that far in... Since Red actually, got to the final 4 but didn't beat them in Gold. Wow."

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Nintendo Ramps up Switch Production Again; Super Mario Odyssey Might Drop in November

By David Craddock, May 30, 2017 12:45pm PDT

Nintendo's looking to move 18-20 million Switch consoles before March 31, 2018.


"At minimum (if you don't have a Wii U that you can play Splatoon on) you should watch just the ..."

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Nintendo's Stock Soars Following Monster Hunter XX Reveal

By David Craddock, May 26, 2017 3:00pm PDT

Even though MHXX is a port of the 3DS' Monster Hunter Generations, Nintendo's jump in market value testifies to fan excitement. 


"morgan stanley also upgraded nintendo, they've think they're going to sell more than the 10m ..."

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Monster Hunter XX for Nintendo Switch Announced by Capcom

By Asif Khan, May 25, 2017 7:55pm PDT

And there was much rejoicing.


"I should have invested more! :-/ It's all in my Roth too, so I 'm not going to have to pay any ..."

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Nintendo Crossovers With More Potential Than Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle

By David Craddock, May 24, 2017 3:20pm PDT

Super Mario and the raving Rabbids doesn't make much sense on paper. Here are ideas for other Nintendo mash-ups that could work better.


"I was kind of half joking but now I can't stop imagining a really cool sequence of Sora with ..."

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Splatoon 2 Gets a Big Bad Boss With an Itty-Bitty Unicycle

By John Keefer, May 23, 2017 9:00am PDT

The official Japanese Splatoon 2 Twitter account gave us a sneak peak at some new images.


Recruit all the Characters in Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia

By Shack Staff, May 22, 2017 3:57pm PDT

How many NPCs are you going to gather as you go through the game?


Nintendo Responds in Braille to Young Blind Fan's Letter

By John Keefer, May 22, 2017 7:30am PDT

The boy, a fifth grader, still plays rhythm games quite well and wanted the company to know.