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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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Rumor: Nintendo Direct Coming on April 1: Who's the Fool?

By John Keefer, Mar 28, 2017 9:20am PDT

Take this with a grain of salt, not only because of the date, but because the source is 4chan.


"You deserved every ounce of shit you got for that article. This at least comes with a proper ..."

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Mark DeLoura Talks Challenges Facing STEM in Public Schools

By Asif Khan, Mar 28, 2017 8:00am PDT

Mark DeLoura, previously part of President Obama's White House Office of Science and Technology, talks about the challenges of bringing STEM education programs to public schools at the Game Developers Choice Awards at GDC 2017.


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Modojo Rewind: Buy Radiant Historia This Time Around

By Josh Barnes , Mar 24, 2017 3:00pm PDT

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


What If Zelda: Breath of the Wild's Framerate Issues Are Just Bugs?

By John Keefer, Mar 23, 2017 10:15am PDT

Optimization issues could be at the heart of the game's performance drops.


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Super Mario Run Walkthrough and Guide - All Collectibles, Special Coins, and Unlocks

By Shack Staff, Mar 23, 2017 6:00am PDT

Find out everything you need to know to collect all the Pink Coins, unlock all the characters, and get the most out of your Super Mario Run experience.


Nintendo Acknowledges 'Manufacturing Variation' With Left Joy-Cons

By John Keefer, Mar 22, 2017 1:45pm PDT

The official statement, however, minimizes the issue with a 'nothing to see here' tone rather than a mea culpa. 


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 ..."

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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.


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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 ..."

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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.


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