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May
28
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Start taiHEN without any Memory Card inserted on Phat Vita's (1k Models)!

While Team molecule is working on HENkaku Ensō, they couldn’t resist to release another taiHEN update.
HENkaku Ensō (the permanent version) now-closed beta test is coming along nicely, but that does not mean the team is leaving those behind that are enjoying the normal HENkaku on their PS Vita's, infact they been pumping out many small updates, and here is yet another nice one, as you can see below in the updated changelog, this one will helps to free up much needed memory space!
May
28
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TOO HIGH OF A RESOLUTION!

If you’ve ever played a fighting game, you’ve no doubt heard a laundry list of excuses for why someone lost.
But at Combo Breaker 2017 in Illinois today, the world got a new one: the PlayStation 4 is outputting at the ‘wrong’ resolution.

At the recent big tournament for Tekken 7, a top player, claims the 'resolution' is too high on the PS4, which in turn gives the game lag, causing you to lose, and not to able to fight correctly against your opponent, but others are denying his claim saying he is 'sore loser'!
May
28
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Use microSD cards on a hacked Vita

Yifan Lu has started a project on Indiegogo to fund a 3G to microSD card adapter for hacked PlayStation Vita handhelds.
World-Famous Scene Developer 'Yifan Lu' has started a neat project idea, it replaces the Vita 3G modem, with a MicroSD adapter, and already in few hours since announcing it, the project has almost been 100% funded on Indiegogo, which is not surprising as there has been huge interest shown in getting much more affordable and larger memory cards working finally on the PS Vita handhelds! :)
May
28
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The company is worried about ‘customer tantrums’ this holiday season

Nintendo is ramping up its production order of Switch consoles ahead of the increased demand expected during the 2017 holiday shopping season, reports the Financial Times.
Nintendo is still officially staying with their '10 million units' for the rest of this ongoing fiscal year until March 2018, but analysts are saying they have recently increased production to 16 million, and even more recently to 18 million units to make sure no shortages.
May
28
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If you want to chat, you must do so only with online buddies in your Switch friend's list!

In an interview with UK-based gaming publication GamesTM, via Japanese Nintendo, we now have a better understanding of what to expect from Splatoon 2 in the way of voice chat.
The upcoming new version of Splatoon for the Nintendo Switch will add voice chat, but big 'N' has decided its best to limit it to 'friends only', and sadly using 'voice chat' on your Switch will require you to have your Smartphone with you and an app installed on it also! :)
May
26
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Dedicated servers aren’t the be-all and end-all

Destiny 2’s debut last week got a mixed reception, but one thing that disappointed everybody was the confirmation from developer Bungie that the game will not use dedicated servers.
When Destiny 2 was announced last week, everyone was happy that the PC version would be hosted on 'Battle.NET', but the cheers quickly turned into rage when it was discovered that 'dedicated servers' would not be used, that it would still be mainly peer-to-peer, but now Bungie has issued a statement to try to clarify what they meant, and that it will be a better in the end overall for PC gamers.
May
26
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WARNING: PLEASE KEEP YOUR MODDED NINTENDO 3DS HANDHELD OFFLINE FOR NOW!

This week, 3DS hacking communities are clamoring over a so-called “ban wave” that permanently knocks systems offline.
Once the 'ban wave' news started spreading like wildfire across the 'scene forums', Nintendo issued the following statement to Kotaku:
But, right now people with 3DS's banned are still trying to pinpoint down what big 'N' is now looking for, is it CFW like Luma, is it using FreeShop, it is converted 3DA to CIA, is it converted GW saves, no one knows for sure what the 'triggerpoint' is right...
May
26
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And its creator wants Nintendo to see it!

Arms isn’t out until June 16, but it’s already got an active fandom. If you need proof, here it is: Someone’s already gone ahead and made a 2D remake of it, called Arms2d.
That was fast, and it will not last long, as Nintendo loves to issue 'takedown' on fan games, but the creator wants that to occur! :)
May
26
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Nintendo shares hit 8-year high

Nintendo shares rallied over 5 percent on Friday, hitting a more than eight-and-a-half-year high after major game maker Capcom announced a popular game would be coming to the Switch, with investors hoping this will help sales of the gaming giant's flagship console.
Capcom before stated that it all depends on 'sales' of their exclusive version of Street Fighter, if they are going to invest into producing more Switch ports, but it seems that they will at least port over the popular 3DS version of Monster Hunter to the Switch hybrid, and that news has sent big 'N' shares soaring to new all-time highs, as investors hope it will take off and greatly increase Switch sales! :)
May
26
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EXCLUSIVE FOR NINTENDO SWITCH

If you're familiar with video games, you may have heard of Ryu, Ken or the legendary HADOKEN!
When the original Street Fighter II game launched in the '90s, it changed the face of fighting games forever, introducing some of the most iconic video game characters and special moves of all time.
May
25
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See below for first details and screens!

Southern San Andreas' illegal weapons trafficking industry rises to the surface in Gunrunning, a massive new update coming this June to GTA Online.
While sharply dressed CEOs trade Special Cargo from lavish air conditioned suites, and leather-clad Bikers own the roadways moving illicit consumer goods; new opportunities are opening in a highly lucrative and equally malicious network hidden underground ripe for takeover by the VIPs, CEOs, and Biker bosses of Los Santos and Blaine County.
May
25
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New Trailer

The battle royale genre has blown up on PC, and soon console players can get in on the action when The Culling comes to Xbox One on June 2nd. Check out the new trailer below.
Xaviant announced today that The Culling will be made available for Xbox One on June 2nd in North America and Europe as part of the Xbox Game Preview program.
May
25
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NINTENDO DOWNLOAD

The newest iteration of Street Fighter II in 10 years, the Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers game is now available for the Nintendo Switch console.
This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content:
May
25
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Plus Firmware V140 has been Released for all Sky3DS+ owners!

SkyDock, an adapter worked with sky3DS+(V140), which enable you to get the private header from one of your original 3DS game card, and play online games properly.
The Sky3DS team have been quiet since early April, but then suddenly they have re-appeared on a new domain, along with nice brand-new product called SkyDOCK that can be used to 'dump private headers and keys' for from your original Nintendo 3DS cartridges and fully backup them complete to your Sky3DS+ Flashcart, and along with this device, a firmware V140 for all to enjoy was released.
May
25
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The evolution of Sports Betting and Online Casinos

We would often hear from the veteran generations that those things we do online can harm us and can’t bring much profit.
However, younger population knows that we indeed live in different times where almost all is possible and at the reach of your hand, and so is even making money from home - just with the help of gaming on consoles which in turn grooms teens for gambling.

We thought of some of the best ways to make online profit quickly, safely, and promptly, and it is all possible because you can easy browse gambling websites direct from your PlayStation 4 Web Browser, and even better on your Xbox One console, it has an Windows like online store with many apps you can install some of which include options to 'gamble' online for real money and even...
May
24
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Nintendo Switch + 8Bitdo

With firmware 4.0, all 8Bitdo controllers are now compatible with the Nintendo Switch!
8Bitdo is very excited to announce a firmware update for all their 8Bitdo controllers that brings full compatibility to the Nintendo Switch*.
In addition to the Nintendo Switch, all 8Bitdo controllers are compatible with Windows, Android, MacOS and Steam.

*8Bitdo controllers do not support HD rumble, six-axis, motion control or Amiibo functionality. Non-pro controllers may be limited to certain games due to number of buttons.
Our NES30 Pro & FC30 Pro controllers offer a fully mapped button set for Nintendo Switch.


For more info, support, and the needed 4.0 firmware update, check out their Official Site: www.8bitdo.com
May
24
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Presentation slides reveal more about the rumored crossover

Yesterday’s leak of the key art for Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle has led to more information about the still-unannounced Nintendo Switch turning up online.
It seems Ubisoft recently had a closed door presentation of their upcoming Switch game which will 'feature' Mario inside the Rabbids world, and of course the 'slides' leaked right away, and it at least helps to confirm the many rumors that game is real, but it leaves us with new questions about the gameplay itself, and how it all works out, and how much Nintendo has in their say in its overall design.
May
24
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Well, we have a whole bunch of videos for you today!

To mark the occasion of moving GWENT: The Witcher Card Game into the Public Beta.
Not only is there a cinematic trailer, but there's also a gameplay trailer and faction videos.

CD PROJEKT RED, creators of The Witcher series of games, announce the start of Public Beta for GWENT: The Witcher Card Game for PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4.
May
24
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Release date pushed back a month “out of respect”

Bandai Namco has pushed back the release of Get Even, its upcoming survival horror game, in the wake of yesterday’s horrifying terrorist attack in Manchester, England.
Everyone by now has read about the recent horrible terrorist attack, and as fallout from the aftermath of it, there is one new upcoming video game being delayed by a month, instead of releasing it now and getting people upset because of its gruesome violence content.
May
24
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Some are calling it the 'Pandora' of the 3DS era!

Back in the day, the original Sony PlayStation Portable (PSP) was basically cracked wide-open once the Pandora battery was found, and clever modders at the time discovered a way to convert normal PSP batteries into Pandora ones, now its the Classic O3DS turn!
Recently, SIGHAX and Boot9Strap was released, but @SciresM (one of those that outlined Signax at 33c3), has decided to recent a few clues on what the next exploit step can be done on the 3DS, and it so far only works on the older Classic O3DS models (before the updated Newer/Faster N3DS ones), basically it works by using a physical Magnet to trick the lid switch until thinking your 3DS is closed still, and then you press and hold a few buttons, and the 3DS boots-up into special factory mode bypassing all security checks/firmware and loads the special ARM code you have crafted from an...