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Apr
27
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New Dedicated Hand-Held System Will Sell at a Suggested Retail Price of $149.99

The Nintendo 3DS family of systems will soon be adding a new member. On July 28, New Nintendo 2DS XL makes its debut in the United States at a suggested retail price of $149.99
The New Nintendo 2DS XL system gives consumers a third choice of hand-held systems, one that offers pricing and features that fit between the Nintendo 2DS and New Nintendo 3DS XL systems.
Apr
27
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Focus Home Interactive is pleased to announce that the official Tour de France 2017 video games will release in June this year on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.

Play as the greatest champions and live an exciting Tour de France 2017 on consoles, or become a sports manager on PC and lead your favorite pro team to victory.
Today, discover the first images of the official Tour de France 2017 video games!
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Apr
27
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Company Predicts, after selling a record 2.7 Million Units Globally in the first launch month alone!

Japan's Nintendo Co Ltd said on Thursday it expects operating profit to jump 121 percent in the year through March 2018, bolstered by strong demand for its new Switch console.
Nintendo has released their annual fiscal year end report, and since the Switch launched in March just before their fiscal-end, it contains in it that they sold 2.7 million units globally, and they are raising their hopes for the new fiscal year to 10 million more!
Apr
27
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Slowly the makeup of Nintendo Japan is changing!

Genyo Takeda has worked on some of Nintendo’s most iconic games, consoles, and tech. As of this June, the 68 year-old is stepping down.
Unlike Sony, Nintendo is still basically an Japanese company, with 90% or more of their top execs. being in control at big 'N' for many decades, but one of the old guard is leaving Mr. Takeda whom was famous for alot of Nintendo's early innovation hardware ideas.
Apr
27
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Nintendo Download

The Mario Kart 8 Deluxe game races to the Nintendo Switch console with more characters, karts and tracks unlocked from the start than any other game in Mario Kart history.
This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content:
Apr
26
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Multiple titles will be playable on Nnooo’s booth at this weekend's GX Australia in Sydney

Nnooo is expanding its stable of published games with the announcement of 2 new titles coming to multiple consoles.
NNOOO sent us a nice PR this evening, they are going to be attending the upcoming GX Australia event and bringing a number of good games that will be playable at their booth, and in the PR they talk about releasing these games for consoles PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in the near future, and are also looking at seeing if its worth it to port them also over to the new Nintendo System hybrid to enjoy on also.
Apr
26
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Franchise Returns to its Roots in the Definitive World War II Gaming Experience, Friday, November 3rd
Multiplayer Features Boots-on-the-Ground Combat with All-New Ways to Play and Engage


Pre-Order Now and Get Access to the Private Multiplayer Beta, First on PlayStation®4
Brand New, Unique Take on Nazi Zombies Cooperative Mode Brings an Original Storyline and Heart-Pounding Experience to Call of Duty

Call of Duty® is making a dramatic return to the greatest military conflict in history and where the franchise first began, World War II.
Apr
26
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"I have a duty to the public who are worried about this," says judge.

Teenage hacker Adam Mudd has been sentenced to two years in prison after creating software used to hack businesses such as Microsoft and Sony.
Instead of the normal 10 to 20 years for DDoS hacker, this one only got 2 years, as lesson for others, because of his young age, his bullying at school, and the fact he was doing it to gain 'friendship status' among others, instead of doing it to really earn money!
Apr
26
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Adds 60fps in newest patch! --- It’s a good trade!

The Bomberman series tends to target 60 fps, which is why so many fans were let down with Super Bomberman R’s 30 fps cap on the Nintendo Switch.
Bomberman on the Switch was one of best-selling ever in the game's franchise history, but sadly, it was laggy, and horrible to play, but now the latest patch fixes up those issues, but at an great cost, it lowers the DOCK mode to 720p and the PORTABLE mode to 540p. :)
Apr
26
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Purchase a Happy Meal for the Chance to Enter to Win a Nintendo Switch System

Nintendo fans will want to collect each of the eight toys, which include Mario, Luigi, Princess Peach, Bowser, Yoshi, Invincible Mario, a Red Koopa Shell and 1-Up Mushroom. Each one of the toys has a special function, like a translucent Mario that lights up in different colors.
Nintendo is partnering with McDonald’s to bring some of its most famous characters from the Mushroom Kingdom to Happy Meals everywhere.
Apr
25
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26/04 - Android App 2.0.2 - Support for all Mario Sports Superstars Cards

The N2 Elite team has been updating their Android App on a regular basis now, and they have just released v2.0.2 which adds all Mario Sports Superstars Cards along with some other improvements.
They also hinted that soon an update for the N2 Elite USB Read/Write device will be coming along for PC/Mac users!
The new update is already available direct in their Official N2 Elite Resources...
Apr
25
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Finally some process has been made on SigHAX since the 33C3 event discussion about it back in late December!

Nintendo Scene Developer @derrekr6 teases an #SigHAX installer on Twitter, the tool should allow to Nintendo 3DS owners to execute unsigned code on directly on the BootROM which should be faster than the popular A9LH system which is currently used.
There is no word yet on when or if @derrekr6 will release his SigHAX installer to the public or at least document on how he did it, but for now with his tweet and picture, with hope that something will occur in the near future once he has made it more stable and reliable.
There been alot of speculation that this is also what Gateway 3DS developers have been working on for their next big release, but only time will tell when the big Gateway update finally comes out once the Easter Bunny...
Apr
25
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And Monster Hunter 5, apparently!

After a positive start that's prompted some external sales projections and - reportedly - manufacturing to go up a gear, there have been strong early signs for the Nintendo Switch.
While we wait for the official year-end annual report to come out from Nintendo in a few days, which hopefully will contain some firm figures on how the Nintendo Switch and its sales has been going along, we have yet another wild prediction of what the future holds!
Apr
25
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Tomorrow (Wednesday 26th April) at 6pm BST

Activision will officially reveal Call of Duty: WWII with a global livestream hosted at the London IMAX.
This will be the first opportunity for fans to get an initial glimpse of the highly anticipated new game.
Check out the full history of the previous Call of Duty WW2 games, by reading up on their blog post!
Apr
25
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Today, Rockstar is happy to announce that latest mode for GTA Online, Tiny Racers is now live in-game.

In addition, players who log in this week on PS4, Xbox One or PC will be eligible for a GTA$425K 'tax rebate' compliments of the San Andreas State Treasury Department.
See below for full details and let us know how you enjoy playing this new mode in GTA Online!
Apr
25
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Watch The Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 Launch Trailer Below!

Well, today is the big day! Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 is officially out in the wild for all systems.
Today is the day Sniper Ghost Warrior fans around the world have been waiting for. Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 officially launches today globally on Windows PC, Xbox One, and on PlayStation®4 systems.
Apr
24
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Play Playstation 1 (PSX), Playstation Portable (PSP), Nintendo 64 (N64) and Game Boy family (GBA) emulators on Xbox One!

A group of loyal Xbox fans have gotten together and formed a site dedicated to porting emulators for Xbox One and that kind of thing over for all to enjoy side-loading into their Xbox One console, without fear of Microsoft removing them from usage!
Microsoft has officially banned using the UWP feature on the Xbox One store to access emulators, but with the recent way discovered to side-load these unofficial apps onto your Xbox One console, a group has decided to form one central place to purchase these emulators and install them without fear of Microsoft removing them from their official online store and stopping your retro gaming!
Apr
24
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Play Your Favorite Games On Any Device!

The developers behind Borderless Gaming have announced a new app coming soon that will allowing streaming even on the Switch.
Based on their own in-house custom protocol, they hope to soon offer beta tests next month of their new 3rd-party streaming app! :)
For more info, check out their official site linked below, and the news source,...
Apr
24
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That 2D prototype comes to life

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild began life as a two-dimensional prototype, with an aesthetic borrowed from the original The Legend of Zelda on NES.
Another amazing fan project has turned the old NES Zelda into an updated version based on the latest Zelda Breath of the Wild, but still keeping the nice retro 2D look, and it is currently playable on your Windows PC.
Apr
24
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The wait for Lock's Quest is nearly over!

THQ Nordic hereby announces a new release date for Lock's Quest, for PS4™, Xbox One, and Windows PC: May 30th 2017.
In this remastered version of the critically acclaimed 2008 Nintendo DS-Game, you play as Lock, a boy who stumbles upon an invasion of his Village, which triggers a wider war between Kingdom Force and a revived Clockwork Army, led by the nefarious Lord Agony.