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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.
Apr
23
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Rockstar gets wind of the upcoming 'fan project' and shuts it down before it even gets off the ground!

Last month, the mod group known as .White announced “Red Dead Redemption V,” a project that would incorporate Red Dead’s map into Grand Theft Auto V.
But soon after releasing a teaser trailer for the mod on Friday, the group decided to cancel the project after getting of course legal heat!
Apr
23
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Yet Another Homebrew Scene Utility Release For All To Enjoy!

PlayStation Scene developer 'codestation' is back with a new update to his HENkaku-Server for Android devices, now at v1.8 it supports the latest HENkaku Release 8 and VitaShell, to allow you to fully enjoy the power of your v3.60 PS Vita handheld.
The one problem with enabling HENkaku on your Vita, is they you need Internet access, and sometimes that is not possible when you are on the go, and offline installers for HENkaku generally only work on your Desktop PC, but again when you are on the go that is not an option, but most people carry around with them a smartphone, and lucky for those using Android phones, with this app all you need to do is enable your phone's WiFi hotspot, and bang from your v3.60 Vita you can access the Server and switch over to HENkaku mode!
Apr
23
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Yet Another Homebrew Scene Utility Release For All To Enjoy!

PlayStation Scene Developers 'SilicaAndPina' are back with a new update to their GUI Frontend for the PSVimgTools with a number of cool new addons, and improvements for all to enjoy trying out on their PlayStation Vita handheld or PSTV device.
This is a GUI Interface For Team Molecule / Yifanlu's PSVIMGTools Which is a tool that can be used to decrypt & extract PSVita Backup Files (.psvimg) Providing you knew the AID of the account that created the backup, this works on every firmware to this date, including 3.63. and probably all future firmwares.
Apr
23
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"I mean, if it was a $1000 game system, maybe I’d care."

Nintendo’s new platform, the Nintendo Switch, won’t really need support from third party developers according to the CEO of Ashes of the Singularity developer, Stardock.
Well, not sure where this developer is getting his 'pricing' from, but no gaming system on the market right now is around $1,000 even the upcoming Scorpio at tops will be $699, but anyway he thinks that the Switch can handle having just Nintendo first-party games.
Apr
23
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Open Source eShop Alternative

This homebrew software, originally coded by TheCruel, allows you to download software you own via an encTitleKey.bin file.
Since the arrest last week of TheCruel not for his popular FreeShop app for Nintendo 3DS, but for his horrible sick mind of deciding to watch child porn on his computer, people have been screaming for new FreeShop that will be updated, and just to be able to uninstall his since the growing boycott over his dark side, and as such Arc13 has taken up the task of forking his app and updating it for all to enjoy!
Apr
21
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The Road to Greatness Tour kicks off this weekend! Enter for a chance to have it stop in your town.

Are you ready for some PlayStation goodness? Sony has announced the “Road to Greatness Tour” for 2017, which will be hitting the road all throughout the United States until November.
It is that time of year, game sales are slow, the big holiday season is still months away, and this holiday Sony going to be going up against the more powerful newer Xbox One Scorpio console, so they are hitting the road this summer to let in on a little secret, that the PlayStation brand brings you the 'Greatness' in games and entertainment, more so then any other gaming rival out there! :)
Apr
21
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The hardware category nearly doubled year-over-year thanks to Nintendo's record-breaking Switch launch

With the Nintendo Switch and Zelda: Breath of the Wild both breaking records for Nintendo recently, it comes as little surprise that The NPD Group's March report reveals a significant uptick for the industry.
March 2017 is going down in the history books as 'best-ever' month for Game Sales, all do to the fact big 'N' decided to launch their new Nintendo Switch hybrid during an off-season month instead of the normal 'Holiday' launch window used by everyone in the industry!