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Nintendo Switch Sells 2.4 Million Units in First Month, Research Firm Says

By John Keefer, Apr 14, 2017 2:32pm PDT

The Wii shipped 3.1 million units worldwide in its first quarter in late 2006.


"I bought it before I could find the hardware because Amazon had a discount in the first two ..."

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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!


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