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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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Nintendo Switch Wi-Fi Issue May Be Causing Framerate Drops

By Jason Faulkner, Mar 13, 2017 11:40am PDT

An upcoming patch for an issue with the Nintendo Switch Wi-Fi may also have the benefit of helping with framerate drops.


"I just switch it to handheld now if I get in a place that's really bad and I need to do serious ..."

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Nintendo Switch Hacked Through Browser Webkit Exploit

By Jason Faulkner, Mar 13, 2017 9:05am PDT

The exploit may pave the road to hacking Nintendo Switch root access.


"Oh noes not the Nintendo switch! I'm still tossing up if I should get one, I really shouldn't ..."

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Shack PSA: Blaster Master Zero and Neo Geo Games Hit Nintendo Switch eShop

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

Old school meets the new kid on the block in latest offerings on the Nintendo game store.


"Oh ok, so it's not just the game dumped to the marketplace is it? Like does it have additional ..."

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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Gets Full Suite of Additions Detailed

By Steve Watts, Mar 10, 2017 7:10am PST

Nintendo has outlined all you can expect from Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, including a revised Battle Mode system.


Nintendo Providing Hospital Gowns, Game Discounts for MAR10 Day

By Steve Watts, Mar 09, 2017 10:00am PST

Mario and his crew to brighten some kids' days with more stylish hospital gowns.


Nintendo Switch Gets Its Guts Ripped Out in Teardown Video

By John Keefer, Mar 08, 2017 8:20am PST

If you want to see what is inside the new handheld-console hybrid and what makes it tick, this is the video to watch.


"The fancy ones will have a switch to make it act as a dock, or just as a charging cable."

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How Many Times Can the Nintendo Switch be Dropped From 5 Feet and Live?

By John Keefer, Mar 07, 2017 5:07pm PST

Apparently 11 times will kill it, but aside from a few scratches the screen remains intact.


"Great for not shattering,terrible for preventing scratches. From what I understand,a screen ..."

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Nintendo Banning Fire Emblem Heroes Cheaters

By Donovan Erskine, Mar 07, 2017 2:00pm PST

A connected game comes with cheaters following close behind.


"Yeah, I don't know how much longer it's going to last on mine."

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Snipperclips - Cut It Out, Together! Review: Just A Trim

By Brittany Vincent, Mar 07, 2017 1:45pm PST

How does the Nintendo Switch's breakout puzzle game fare? Our review. 


"Posting some rando's opinion on a person's review is tacky af. If people wanted to know what RLM ..."

- Jason Faulkner see all 7 comments

Wii U Retrospective: Rayman Legends

By David Craddock, Mar 07, 2017 11:00am PST

Rayman Legends' lead designer talks how the team wrapped their heads around the console's GamePad and crafted one of the freshest 2D platformers in years.


"Second to Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze for me, but it is a great game"

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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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