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10 Questions We Have About the Nintendo Switch

OK, the newest Nintendo console finally has an official name, and it also looks damn cool. We’ve got some questions, though. Read More >>

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A GIF Guide to All the Ways You Can Play the Nintendo Switch

We’ve known for some time now that Nintendo’s upcoming console would have portability baked in. The new product trailer for the Switch (formerly known by its project name NX) reveals that living room-to-pocket is just one of the options afforded to future owners of Nintendo’s ambitious product. Read More >>

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The Nintendo NX is Bringing Cartridges Back: Report

The glory days of Nintendo consoles will forever be tied to endlessly blowing in plastic game cartridges. With its upcoming convertible system, Nintendo will try to recapture that magic, a source told The Wall Street Journal. Read More >>

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Nintendo NX Rumours, Release Date, Leaks and News: Everything You Need to Know

Nintendo has had a turbulent few years. After the huge success of the Wii, which introduced millions of new players to the joy of video games, its follow up, the Wii U, hasn't performed anywhere near as well. Criticised for lack of games, underpowered hardware and having not really found a use for its chunky tablet controller, despite only hitting shops in late 2012, the console is already on its way out. Even Pokemon Go can't cure its ills. And this is where the Nintendo NX project comes in. Read More >>

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That Fake Nintendo NX Controller is Selling for $10,000 on Ebay

Remember those pictures of the alleged Nintendo NX controller that did the rounds online a couple of months back? It turns out they were fake, with the source of the ‘leak’ admitting to using his Photoshop skills for evil shortly after enraging unimpressed gamers the world over. Read More >>

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A ‘New Kind of Mario’ From Miyamoto Hints at a Quirky Nintendo NX

Nintendo has revealed that the world’s favourite money-chasing plumber is in line for a few changes in an agonisingly teasing interview with IGN. The gaming giant hasn’t let any specifics slip out of its bag of tricks, but says it hopes to show off something new (and hopefully exciting for the right reasons) at E3 2017. Read More >>

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The Most Exciting Thing Nintendo is Doing Fits in Your Phone

If you’re a working on an Animal Crossing rip off or a Fire Emblem clone, it is time to pack it in and give it up. You’re going to fail. Nintendo is finally dipping its toes into the iOS and Android app market and your two-person operation in Round Rock can’t compete. Read More >>

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No, Nintendo Hasn’t Killed Off the Wii U Yet

Nintendo has denied reports claiming that it's on the verge of halting Wii U production. Japanese business publication Nikkei this week said that the company had given up on the console, and was preparing to invest all of its efforts in the Nintendo NX instead. Read More >>

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The Nintendo NX Could Go Big on VR

Frustratingly, we still know very little about Nintendo’s upcoming console, but a couple of words from company president Tatsumi Kimishima at this week’s earnings call has got tongues wagging. Kimishima reportedly confirmed that Nintendo is ‘looking into’ VR, which pretty much goes against everything the company’s said about its stance on the technology in the past. Read More >>

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Potential Designs for Nintendo NX Controller Spotted

Images of a games controller designed by Nintendo have made their way to the US Patent Office - perhaps pointing towards what we can expect from the NX, Nintendo's next home console. Read More >>

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Nintendo’s Next NX Handheld Console Does NOT Run On Android

With the Wii U struggling and its 3DS handhelds sprinting to keep up with an ever-changing mobile gaming landscape, a lot is resting on Nintendo's recently announced next-generation handheld games console, the NX. Yesterday, an interesting rumour circulated suggesting the handheld may be running a forked version of Google's Android operating system. However, that's a rumour that's now been categorically dismissed by the company. Read More >>

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Handheld Heaven: Why Nintendo Needs to Leave the Candy Crush Clones Alone (But Won’t)

We really like our gaming at Giz UK, even though we’re not very good, so decided to start a series where we have a relaxed natter about what we’ve been playing and the main gaming stories that have grabbed us each week. Think of it as a slow-burn conversation with a hip flask round a campfire rather than shots of pure gaming zeitgeist – we, like many of you, play at our own place. Read More >>

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I Hope the Nintendo NX Next-Gen Console is a Smartphone Hybrid

Today's hastily convened Nintendo press conference revealed two things, one more surprising than the other. Firstly came the long-expected announcement that Nintendo is working on smartphone gaming applications, teaming up with Japanese mobile experts DeNA. Secondly, and certainly more surprising, was the news that Nintendo was working on a "dedicated game platform" codenamed the NX. Read More >>

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Nintendo is Making Smartphone Games and a New Next-Gen Console

Well, don't act all surprised -- ever since Nintendo began slipping in the home console race against Microsoft's Xbox and Sony's PlayStation, you knew this day was coming. Nintendo's properties have always been well suited to portable play, and it's now finally bitten the bullet and announced that it will be developing games for smartphones. Read More >>