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Mar
18
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Which Is 75% Smaller Than The Original!

Nintendo's own Dock is nice, but its bulky, takes alot of space, has a habit of falling over, and also scratching your screen, but this modder decided he could build one better, that does not fall over, scratch the screen, and it also takes up alot less space in his room!
You all heard of the reports of Nintendo's original dock, scratching the Switch's cheap plexiglass screen, and also falling over, but now thanks to this modder's idea of custom dock, he has become so popular since the news stuck, he thinking of building them to order!
Mar
16
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This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content

The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ is a dungeon-crawling shoot-'em-up that's a different game each and every time you play it.
Its another new week for Nintendo and great news for new Switch owners, a bunch of cool Nindies got added to their growing eShop. :)
Mar
14
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1-2 Switch was a dud, but Bomberman on the Switch was a blast!

It looks like Bomberman is back with a vengeance, after sales data for Super Bomberman R in Japan was released alongside other games in the franchise.
Konami loves the fact their new Switch game is selling great, so much so they most likely will try out doing some more 'Switch' ports!
Mar
14
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We hate to ask you to take a break from playing The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, but this will be worth it.

In these exclusive videos, the developers of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of Wild reveal some behind-the-scenes secrets that went into creating their latest massive, engaging, critically acclaimed adventure.
How does the world of Hyrule in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild relate to Kyoto?
Where did the game's musical inspiration come from?
How were the sound effects for Link's footsteps created?
Which time period in Japanese history inspired the Sheikah Slate?

All of these intriguing questions will be answered in this developer video series.

You can view them all here:
Enjoy! And after you are done watching, get back to playing The Legend of Zelda:...
Mar
13
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Split-Screen Local Play, caused Mario Kart 8 to lower down the 'framerate' when more players jump into their Karts!

Its been confirmed at the recent PAX East event, where Mario Kart 8 was finally playable on the Switch, that the framerate varies between 60fps and 30fps depending on the amount of Karts with human players racing around the track's courses.
But the good news is the pixels are 1080p when DOCKed, unlike the Wii U version when was only 720p with similar 'framerate' limits.
Mar
11
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Zelda Fanboys have Switch'ed their thumbs to an different form of 'Joystick' to play with over the last week!

Porn sites say they suffered a drop in visitors shortly after the Nintendo Switch was launched last week. YouPorn said it entertained 17 percent less gamers last weekend, after the console’s launch on March 3.
Nintendo has named their new console/handheld right, because their loyal fanboys 'Switch' from their normal daily job of 4chan fapping, to running around with Link trying to find Zelda, so much so that porn sites noticed a major drop in overall traffic since the Switch launch.
Mar
10
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MariCar 1 - Nintendo 0 - Now Onto Round #2

Looks like go-kart services company MariCar will be keeping its name after all.
MariCar won the first round against fighting the big 'N', and now they are racing their engines to gear up for round #2. :)
Mar
10
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3-2-1 … GO!

The definitive version of Mario Kart 8 is coming to the Nintendo Switch console on April 28 with new features, new characters, new karts, new modes and enhanced visuals.
The definitive version of Mario Kart 8 is coming to the Nintendo Switch console on April 28 with new features, new characters, new karts, new modes and enhanced visuals. The Mario Kart 8 Deluxe game contains every character, track and kart from the Wii U version – including all the previously released DLC – with the addition of even more content.
Mar
09
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A Week of Snipping and Blasting

In this action-puzzle game, paper pals Snip and Clip must cut each other up to overcome tricky obstacles... or just to laugh their heads off (sometimes literally).
This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content:
Mar
09
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Mario-Themed Starlight Children’s Foundation Brave Gowns, Facebook Messenger Camera Art and Deals Highlight the Day

Every year, MAR10 Day (March 10, Mar. 10, MAR10 … get it?) is about two things: Mario and his many awesome fans. This year’s big day is no exception.
To celebrate MAR10 Day, Nintendo encourages people of all ages to enjoy a host of heartfelt and joyous activities to honor one of the most iconic video game characters of all time (and one who has kept overalls in style for more than 30 years).
Mar
09
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You can use the new Joy-Con's from your Switch on your NES Mini Console!

Nintendo Switch controllers are flexible, if flawed — the latest hardware they work with is the NES Classic, via 8bitdo’s $17 Retro Receiver, and a new firmware update available now for that little dongle.
Even tho the Joy-Con Left might have some 'Bluetooth' distance range issues, it does not mean its not a wonderful little controller to use, and now besides using it on your Android and PC and Mac as we previously reported earlier this week about, you can now use it on another Nintendo Product, that prized NES Classic Mini that sold by hundreds of thousands this past holiday season and is still hard to get, but if you do happen to own one you will be glad to know you can now game away using your Joy-Con's or Pro Switch controllers.
Mar
09
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Reggie: "In our view, these are not differentiators"!

Nintendo's new video game system, the Switch, isn't able to browse the internet, stream music, movies, or play any media that isn't a video game. It's a game console, first and foremost, despite its resemblance to tablets like the iPad that are so often used for media consumption.
At soon as the Switch was launched, people were trying to figure out how to watch Videos on it, and access Facebook, etc. -- And with DNSwitch on your PC, people have gotten to that stage, but soon you might not have to Switch Trick your new prized handheld/console, as Nintendo looks like its going to crave-in and discuss with various companies on how to add 'streaming apps'. :)
Mar
08
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You can fix it yourself, with a bit of time, some wire, and some soldering, and of course voiding your warranty!

The Nintendo Switch is great and I can’t stop thinking about Zelda even when I’m not playing it. But some of you may have noticed that the left ‘Joy-Con’ controller has some connection issues.
Since even the early days of preview units appearing for reviewers before the big launch last week, there was reports of the LEFT side of your Joy-Con's going dark, losing sync even when directly attached to the screen part, but the right always was working, well it turns out for some reason the right has better, bigger, bolder Bluetooth antenna, then the left side does, but it can be fixed! :)
Mar
07
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Canadian Court Awards Nintendo $12.76 Million in Damages in Precedent-Setting Case

Nintendo is going hard-core against sellers of 'flashcarts' for the first time in Canada, since laws were updated back in 2013.
The only problem with this PR statement below is that it is totally wrong, it is WHAT THEY TRIED TO GET <- NOT -> WHAT THEY GOT, in the end infact the Judge stopped the case after 8 long hours of one-sided discussion where the defense didn't even have a chance, and both parties settled out of court with low damage award of only $20k against the owner, and removal of all 'flashcarts' from the affiliated websites, but Nintendo decided that would not be 'great news', so they decided to issue the following statement as if they WON the full amount they were asking, which is total case of outright defamation of character which the owner is thinking of suing...
Mar
07
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I mean, not that you should be using them for those

The Nintendo Switch’s controllers work on a variety of other platforms, including Macs, Windows and even mobile phones. That includes not just the more conventional Pro controller, but the tiny Joy-Con controllers as well.
It seems Nintendo JoyCon's from the Switch, can just be easy connected to your own Android mobile devices as you wish, so instead of gaming with them on your official 6.2" Nintendo touchscreen/tablet like device, you could just as easy grab your nice 10" Android tablet, and play games on it (well not Nintendo ones like Zelda), but other Android ones, using the tiny little Red/Blue JoyCon units!
Mar
06
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Zelda: Breath of the Wild is the biggest stand-alone launch title

Nintendo’s Switch console boasted impressive records on its first weekend out of the gate, as the company said it beat every launch sales record for any Nintendo system in the Americas in history.
Nintendo claims in America that the Switch did basically just as good as Wii itself (not the Wii U), and in some markets even better.