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Nintendo May Have Confirmed GameCube Coming to Switch Virtual Console

By Jason Faulkner, Feb 15, 2017 10:00am PST

In a round-about way, Nintendo might have just let the cat out of the bag about GameCube on the Nintendo Switch Virtual Console.


"That would seem counterproductive given the mobility of the Switch. But, not out of the ..."

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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild to Offer Post-Launch DLC

By Steve Watts, Feb 14, 2017 5:50am PST

An Expansion Pass is the only way to get exclusive in-game clothing, a new dungeon, and more.


"Hard mode is likely New game+ and an additional story mode is nothing to sneeze at in a Zelda game."

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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wilds Devs to Discuss 'Breaking Conventions'

By John Keefer, Feb 13, 2017 9:35am PST

The GDC panel will happen two days before the game launches on March 3 with the Nintendo Switch.


Rumor: Nintendo Switch Won't Support Premium Free-To-Play Currency at Launch

By Jason Faulkner, Feb 13, 2017 9:15am PST

The Nintendo Switch's online ecosystem is launching without support for freemium free-to-play currency according to internal documents.


"This doesn't bother me at all, but I much prefer the classic "Buy the game and maybe an ..."

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Rumor: Nintendo Switch Graphics and Hardware Specs Leaked

By Jason Faulkner, Feb 13, 2017 8:45am PST

Possible leaked Nintendo internal documents might have given us the info we've been waiting for about Switch hardware specs.


"correction addendum: lose the "per cycle" from "1024 GigaFLOPS per cycle" in that sentence too. ..."

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Nintendo Switch Owners Can Participate in the Splatoon 2 Global Testfire Preview this March

By Asif Khan, Feb 11, 2017 1:20am PST

Nintendo announced the news directly to their fans on their official YouTube channel. 


"They did that with the original as well, hardly had any issues with the Splatoon Network connection."

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Modojo Rewind: Nintendo's Mobile Strategy; Fallen Lords; and Adorable Horror

By Josh Barnes , Feb 10, 2017 2:00pm PST

Your weekly roundup of mobile gaming news from your friends at Modojo!


Nintendo Switch Hardware Overview Trailer Released

By Jason Faulkner, Feb 09, 2017 8:00am PST

This new trailer gives us the best look at the Nintendo Switch's hardware since the reveal event.


"Funny, I was just looking to somehow get warranty through Amazon if possible. Nintendo has ..."

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Nintendo Hoping to Publish 2-3 Mobile Games Each Year

By John Keefer, Feb 08, 2017 3:45pm PST

The success of the mobile games released last year proves the move is a sound strategy for the company.


1-2-Switch Shows Footage of Some of Its 28 Minigames

By Jason Faulkner, Feb 08, 2017 11:40am PST

1-2-Switch is a perfect game to show off what some of the Nintendo Switch's unique capabilities are.


"More than half of these look very awkwardly unintentionally disgustingly sexual."

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Nintendo Has 'Mastered' Unreal Engine 4, Miyamoto Says

By John Keefer, Feb 08, 2017 9:10am PST

That will make porting games from PC to Nintendo Switch even easier.


"Tim Sweeney is a paranoid liar and hypocrite ..."

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Nintendo Switch Will Ship Without a Web Browser

By Jason Faulkner, Feb 08, 2017 8:30am PST

The Nintendo Switch won't have the capability to go on the web, at least at launch.


"It just feels wrong for me to have a device with a touch screen that can't."

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Why Fire Emblem Heroes' Simplicity is its Strength

By Steve Watts, Feb 07, 2017 12:45pm PST

Fire Emblem Heroes isn't the deep, traditional strategy RPG fans have loved for years. But it was never supposed to be.


"Permadeath is such a core component of the Fire Emblem experience for me that it doesn't feel ..."

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Zelda: Breath of the Wild HUD Pro Mode Gives You a Sparse UI

By Jason Faulkner, Feb 06, 2017 7:10am PST

The Pro Mode setting for Zelda: Breath of the Wild's HUD offers a clean, spartan layout for Link's latest journey.


"Awesome. This a simple but very cool thing to do. If we can remember 20 key binds for a PC game, ..."

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Fire Emblem Heroes Available Now on iOS and Android

By Jason Faulkner, Feb 02, 2017 2:45pm PST

You can play Nintendo's latest mobile game now on Android and iOS.


"The final fantasy game that came out in the summer did the same thing. Next level! Time to ..."

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