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Switch Could Supplant Wii As Best-Selling Nintendo Console, GameStop Exec Says

By John Keefer, Mar 22, 2017 9:20am PDT

Wii had an install base of 101 million units, and GameStop sees strength in Switch's numbers.


"Play a game anyway - yes it will get more but everyone is playing Zelda. If you want a fleshed ..."

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Apparently Nintendo Fixes the Switch Joy-Con Issue with a Tiny Square

By Steve Watts, Mar 22, 2017 8:30am PDT

A piece of foam is all it takes to keep RF interference from walking Link off a cliff.


"Sadly not, or at least not currently. Maybe they'll change things up once the hardware stock ..."

- RaptorII see all 7 comments

Bloodstained Wii U Version Canned; Coming to Switch Instead

By John Keefer, Mar 22, 2017 8:10am PDT

Is Nintendo finding infant Switch more viable than the veteran Wii U? 


How Puzzles in Zelda: Breath of the Wild Reward Breaking the System

By Jason Faulkner, Mar 20, 2017 4:10pm PDT

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild doesn't care if you play by the rules.


"I had figured out a while ago that you could have one of each bomb out. So yeah, the name of ..."

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Opinion: Nintendo Has Been Awful at Explaining Switch's Features

By John Keefer, Mar 20, 2017 9:00am PDT

You'd think it would want to tout such things as cloud saves and using the Joy-Con as a pointer.


"Hasn't the save thing been pretty much debunked? People looked at his video and spotted a lot ..."

- daggot see all 31 comments

Modojo Rewind: The Binding Of Sonic: Smart Car+

By Josh Barnes , Mar 17, 2017 3:00pm PDT

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


World of Goo for Nintendo Switch Can Use a Joy-Con As a Pointer

By John Keefer, Mar 17, 2017 8:00am PDT

The 2D Boy title appears to emulate the Wii functionality without a sensor bar.


"Man, sat on the couch this afternoon while glasses napped, plunked the kids in front of Netflix, ..."

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Nintendo Switch is not the Wii U as the Company Doubles Production of the Console

By Asif Khan, Mar 17, 2017 12:40am PDT

It seems like the Nintendo Switch is playing with power.


"wait wtf I basically ate cereal 2 meals per day and still eat cereal like a god damn child even ..."

- pgharavi see all 43 comments

Nintendo Switch eShop Releases for March 17

By Jason Faulkner, Mar 16, 2017 8:30am PDT

More games are coming to the Nintendo Switch eShop tomorrow including some from the Tomorrow Corporation.


"Got it as part of the Humble Freedom bundle, it's a puzzle game about programming and literally ..."

- one random winner see all 5 comments

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Korok Seed Reward Stinks

By John Keefer, Mar 15, 2017 9:50am PDT

Hestu offers a gift for maxing out bag space that players might find questionable. Spoilers!


"This isn't surprising. Getting 100% completion rating gives you absolutely nothing. At least ..."

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The Splatoon 2 Testfire is Available for Download on Nintendo Switch Now

By Jason Faulkner, Mar 14, 2017 1:10pm PDT

You only have to wait ten days until the Splatoon 2 demo starts.


"I wish it wasn't a timed test. I can never make those, no matter how many of them they do. "

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Breath of the Wild's Making-Of is Full of Surprising Facts

By Jason Faulkner, Mar 14, 2017 12:10pm PDT

Nintendo has released a The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild making-of video series that is full of interesting facts about the creation of the game.


"I'd like to know as well. I'm still very early in the game. "

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Shack Ten: The 'Zelda: Breath of the Wild' Treatment

By Shack Staff, Mar 14, 2017 10:00am PDT

What other Nintendo franchises could benefit from a fresh approach? We take a deeper look at ten possibilities.


"Of all its many IPs, Metroid deserves a return. At the very least Nintendo could hand it off to ..."

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Nintendo has sold 1.5 million Switch Consoles According to SuperData

By Asif Khan, Mar 14, 2017 2:10am PDT

Nearly 9 out of 10 Switch owners have also purchased Zelda: Breath of the Wild.


"I have big hands, so I've yet to find a DS that is comfortable for me to hold for long periods. ..."

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Fast RMX Review: Gotta Go Fast

By Brittany Vincent, Mar 13, 2017 5:00pm PDT

A high-octane racer sets down on the Nintendo Switch. How does it fare? Our review. 


"^^^^ this. Zelda, Fast RMX, and Blaster Master Zero are the only games I have. I'd have a ..."

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