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Nintendo Risks Pissing Off Developers With Delay of 64 GB Game Cards

One of the only major complaints about the Nintendo Switch is that games are too big to fit on its cartridges and its internal memory is too small to handle the overflow. Now, a plan to address that issue by manufacturing larger 64 GB game cartridges has been delayed until 2019, running the risk of pissing off third-party developers. Read More >>

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People Prefer Playing With the Nintendo Switch in Handheld Mode

It's no secret that the Nintendo Switch's hybrid handheld functionality is part of what makes it so popular. Who wouldn't want a console-tier gaming device that you can carry around in your bag? Now Nintendo has confirmed that popularity, noting that a lot of people prefer to play their Switch's in handheld mode and away from the TV. Read More >>

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Switch’s Gamecube Controller Support Was an Accident, Says Nintendo

Last week people discovered that the Switch's latest software update also came with support for Gamecube controllers, which could be plugged into the console's dock using an adaptor originally sold for the Wii U. Now it turns out that this wasn't meant to happen. Read More >>

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The Nintendo Switch Now Supports GameCube Controllers

If you're a stickler for the older hardware, preferring the feel of the GameCube's asymmetrical controls to these modern 'Pro' gamepads, you're in luck. The Switch's 4.0 update (which dropped last week) came with support for the classic GameCube control pads. Read More >>

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These Crowdfunded Nintendo Switch Docks Are Just Rebranded USB-C Adaptors

The Nintendo Switch seems like it could be the perfect portable gaming console—were it not for the bulky dock required to connect it to a TV. That’s why gamers have gotten excited about a pair of compact Switch HDMI adaptors currently being crowdfunded, but you might be better off spending your money elsewhere. Read More >>

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I Can’t Wait to Play This Nintendo Switch Battery

The Nintendo Switch is a tiny console with tiny controllers all powered by tiny batteries with tiny capacities. Charging is just part of life with the Switch, which is why it’s spawned hundreds of power accessories, including this portable battery that looks like the most boring Switch game you can play. Read More >>

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The Coolest Hardware Shown Off at E3 2017

E3 is is just finishing off and that means there's a lot of crazy gaming gear to look over! From Microsoft’s latest Xbox to a tiny Atari 2600, here’s the coolest stuff we saw this week. Read More >>

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This SNES-Style Nintendo Switch Controller Is Designed to Play 32 Years of Games

Nintendo’s recently-announced classic games service will eventually bring your favorite 8-bit and 16-bit titles to the Switch. And when it finally launches, 8Bitdo’s new SNES30 Pro controller looks like it could be the perfect way to play everything from the original NES’ Super Mario Bros., to the Switch’s Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Read More >>

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Europe’s Getting Standalone Switch Docks

The Switch is a portable console, but doesn't just mean it's for playing Zelda on the bus. The docking system means you could theoretically have one dock for every TV you own, moving the console around depending on where you feel like spending your day. Read More >>

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Docked Nintendo Switches Have Started To Bend

Users of Nintendo's new console, the Switch, have been reporting that the screen has been warping when placed in the dock, likely due to the heat of the processor. It's only been out for just over a month, so it's worrying to see that the console has already received this level of wear-and-tear just through regular use. Read More >>

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Zelda Data Miners Mapped Out the Hundreds of Items and Locations in Breath of the Wild

“I’m getting stressed,” I told my coworker Alex Cranz after a week with The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, “because I might never run out of shit to do in this game.” The Switch launch title’s map is huge, with shrines and monsters and side-quests in every direction. Areas that look out-of-bounds turn out to be ancient mazes or survivalist island challenges. For a casual gamer like myself, it’s daunting at times—which is where a guide comes in handy. Read More >>

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The Nintendo Switch’s Joy-Con Controllers Now Work With the Equally Tiny NES Classic Edition

There’s now a reason to be excited if you happen to have a Nintendo Switch, and want to do more than play Zelda and show it off at parties then. Once the console finally made it into reviewers’ hands, it was discovered that the Nintendo Switch’s Joy-Con controllers also worked with PCs and smartphones as a standard Bluetooth gamepad. That’s wonderful and not at all unexpected for a controller that communicates via Bluetooth. But starting today, it can also be used with the equally tiny NES Classic Edition using 8Bitdo’s wireless retro receiver adaptor. Read More >>

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People Are Worried About Dead Pixels on the Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Isn’t

Supplies of Nintendo’s latest console, the Switch, are extremely limited at the moment and most people aren’t lucky to have one. But some who have managed to get their gamer mitts on the coveted item are finding dead pixels on the screen. Nintendo’s solution? Just don’t consider it a defect. Read More >>