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Oct
15
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Ever wanted to play as Bowsette in Breath of the Wild?

@T-Hug reports on GBATemp that soon you'll be able to play with recent viral 'meme' nicknamed 'Bowsette' in Zelda on your Nintendo Switch, thanks to the hard work of modder Lynard Killer: The mod isn't available yet, but you can see more of Lynard Killer's previous work here and a 'teaser trailer' of the upcoming mod below:
NEWS SOURCE: Bowsette of the Wild (via) GBATemp
Oct
12
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Within hours after Nintendo rolled out their NES Classic Library, it was found to be easy moddable, and now this app makes it even easier!

Thanks to the hard work of scene developer @bodyXY you can now easy 'inject' whatever NES backup dumps of 'retro games' you want to play using the NES Online Classic Library interface that Nintendo so nicely added with v6.0.0 and make it so simple to mod, and now with v3.5 just released recently by @bodyXY it is even simpler and easier to get all the NES retro games you enjoy playing added.
Oct
09
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@fgsfdsfgs has released his Switch ports of Dhewm3 and Doom64EX for all to enjoy!

After the success of portages such as Quake 1 to 3, here are now the adaptations of Doom on Nintendo Switch, through the Doom 3 and Doom64.
Oct
09
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Yet Another Useful Utility To Allow Continued Usage Of 'FAT32' Formatted MicroSD Cards On Your Switch!

One problem the switch has is that exFAT is buggy as hell on the Switch console, and causes your MicroSD to corrupt over usage, as such its better to be using FAT32, and even tho XCI has been supported in 'split' format for a while, when it comes to NSP it was not, but that has started to change and Nintendo Scene Developer @AnalogMan has recently released his splitNSP v1.01 for all to enjoy! :)
Oct
09
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Mario is one of the most famous and very iconic characters in gaming.

At least everyone has had a privilege of knowing this funny and entertaining Italian plumber who dwells in a virtual world full of fantasies. In fact, Mario's world comprises of a network of pipes, boxes and gold coins among other things. Since the inception of the first and original Super Mario for the Nintendo, the character has achieved legendary status to most if not all online gaming enthusiasts. Currently, you can find Mario and his funny friends in many different online games and consoles. But how do you go about playing these Super Mario Bros games online?

(Click the Continue Button below, to read this 'how-to' in full!)
Oct
06
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MaxConsole shows their 'support' behind the 'Switch Homebrew Bounty' that @GBATemp is currently running!

Everyday the Nintendo Switch Scene is has been growing, but we can never have enough 'homebrew' as such GBATemp has started a 'bounty program' worth currently over EIGHT THOUSAND DOLLARS, that is right you read it as $8k, and for the next 4 months they will be rewarding various scene developers for their new projects, and now that October has started, this month's theme is Switch Tools and Utilities, so check out the details below, and don't forgot to show your support also, even if its just a 'thanks'! :)
Oct
06
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@zoogie is back with new way install B9S for free, for EU, US, and JP consoles, by not requiring to buy an DSiWare title!

Nintendo Scene Developer @zoogie has done some amazing new DSiWare magic, by now designing 'Frogminer' removing the need to have an purchased 'DSiWare' title on your Nintendo handheld to do the 'mining' operation, read all about this new magic trick below:
Oct
05
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A new Nintendo Switch bundle is now available in stores, and it offers the best value for fans of Fortnite.

It’s the perfect way for newcomers (and super fans) to skydive into the world of Fortnite and play the console version of the global phenomenon anytime and anywhere.
Oct
05
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Utilising @moosehunter's fantastic libhac library, @SimonMKWii presents to you my latest project: 'SwitchExplorer'!

Nintendo Scene Developer @SimonMKWii is back with yet another handy-dandy utility for having fun with your XCI/NSP packages, like 'datamining' and many other neat things as listed below, and this being a 'work-in-progress' project, we will see some cool updates!
Oct
05
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@HiD just released the first version of dOPUS, his NSP/XCI manager for the Switch! It is based on Tinfoil and 4NXCI.

Currently, the existing XCI/NSP tools either need a PC or can only do one or the other, but now scene developer @HiD has released the first version of dOPUS and it can manage both NSP/XCI installs directly on your Switch console itself. You can grab it here! :)
Oct
04
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More Rumors That An Nintendo Switch Pro or Switch XL or Switch Mini is in the works by big 'N' for an 2019 Release!

The Switch console since its release has been selling rapidly with them soon to past the 20 million mark, but recent reports to shareholders suggest they are worried sales might slow down if they don't release a 'new version' mid-cycle during its lifetime, as since WSJ (Japan) recently reports that this new 'revamped' Switch console will be launching in the Summer 2019 cycle, but no details on what enhancements it might have, except that it could have a 'better LCD screen', but not as good as being an OLED type, so still just 'rumors'!
Oct
04
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Switch homebrew team 2168-0002 releases a pretty minor release, but don't ever say we hoard our creations!

Find xci2nsp releases here: https://gitlab.com/roothorick/dedbae/tags/
Oct
04
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Thanks to the hard work of the RetroNX devs (natinusala and m4xw), we now have an official RetroArch release for Switch!

This might just be the single biggest platform release at launch for a new platform ever for RetroArch! Right from day one, they are starting out of the gates on the Switch with over 44 libretro cores! You can download RetroArch for Switch here.
Sep
19
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Adds Paid Online Service, NES Classic Games, Save Data Cloud Backup, And Much More Stability!

We have all known about v6.0.0 for over a week now, since it was found on CDN network and leaked out by those active in Underground Nintendo Scene, but now finally big 'N' has officially rolled out their latest Switch firmware update, and this one is adds of course 'Classic NES Games' (which you need to download separately, about 60mb in total), and Save Data Cloud Backup, and as usual 'stability patches'.
Sep
13
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Now you are playing with power. Super power.
…. or are you?
The C2M Classic 2 Magic

Are you really playing with super power or is your SNES / NES Classic Edition operating without a proper cartridge slot? Worry not, the C2M company has come up with a solution for you that aims to please those whom want to easily add more features to their console.

This is the Classic 2 Magic by team C2M supplied by MOD3DSCARD for us to review. It is a full 16-bit SNES region-free cartridge slot which is intended to be compatible with all regions of SNES and Super Famicom game cartridges. This handy bulky little device plugs directly into the SNES Classic Edition or the NES Classic Edition of your choosing and supports a wide range of classic 16-bit video games. It is intended to be user friendly...
Sep
12
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@WiiUGold is back with another one of Switch Arcade mods!

We have reported in the past on @WiiUGold arcade cab mods for the Switch, and the last couple were 'table-top' versions, but now he recently got hold of the official Nintendo Switch Kiosk and decided, what the hell, let's mod it to to play 'games' instead of just demos!

(Please click on 'continue' button below, to view all the cool pics!)

Stay tuned as we bring you soon an exclusive in-depth video of the finished process, and more of @WiiUGold custom mods! :)
Sep
10
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One of the biggest leaps in the Switch homebrew scene is here!

Hardware acceleration is now possible on Switch!
OFFICIAL SITE: --> https://devkitpro.org/viewtopic.php?f=13&t=8780

LibNX OpenGL examples: -->...
Sep
10
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Get 5% OFF sitewide this week, by using the coupon code SALE10, with thanks from our sponsor 'Funyroot'!

With the Nintendo Labo Variety Kit, you'll be able to combine the technology of the Nintendo Switch with the fun of DIY creations. Going fishing, drive a car, race a motorbike, play the piano, and much more, your imagination opens up the world of possibilities, and best of all right now Funyroot has this 5-in-1 Cardboard Set available for only $54.99 plus 5% OFF sitewide, so check it out today, and shop for other great gaming deals.
Aug
30
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A bootloader for the 3DS console, written by @derrekr6, @profi200, @d0k3

The Nintendo Switch Scene might be hopping along like crazy, but there is still the Nintendo 3DS, and even big 'N' is releasing new models of 2DS/3DS this holiday season, along with new 3DS games, and firmware updates, so there still a very active Nintendo 3DS Scene, and to that end @derrekr6 and @profi200 have recently cleaned up their FastBoot 3DS code and released a stable v1.1.
Aug
30
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Desktop UI massively improved, Discord integration, 64bit Android version, GSync/FreeSync mode, and more!

The developers behind the world-famous RetroArch have just released v1.7.4, which you can grab it from here. The latest version has also been uploaded to the Google Play Store. <-- (This is the 32bit version.) They have also a brand new 64bit version for users with 64bit capable devices. You can grab that one here.