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Oct
17
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Now 'homebrew' running can have full access to Switch's internal RAM!

@Chary from GBATemp reports that Switchbrew has released a major update to 'nx-hbloader', a host process for loading NRO files for Switch homebrew applications. Check out the details below why this is so important for our homebrew games & emulators, etc. :)
Oct
16
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@Aida-Enna has throw together a quick app for creating HTML files and converting files to Switch compatible formats.

He knows the GUI still sucks and his code needs to be optimized, but for now he has released an version we can enjoy as 'PoC', and he will be working on polishing it up to give us more options, so we can finally enjoy watching anything we want on our Switch consoles.
Oct
16
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Play LAN Supported Nintendo Switch Games Online!

@Cubuss reports on GBATemp, that Nintendo Scene Developer @spacemeowx2 has started a new 'work-in-progress' project called switch-lan-play and with his current v0.0.4 release, you can already try it out by connecting to: Public Relay Server(s): 35.236.10.223:11451, and start enjoying playing Switch games remotely with your friends like you were in in-home LAN setup.
Oct
15
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This tool can automatically patch layouts in a common.szs and replace the bntx with a few easy steps.

Nintendo Scene Developer @Exelix11 of Team Qcean has released a new version of its SwitchThemeInjector program which is now updated to version 3.1, which was release shortly after the availability of the v3.0, so check out the new changes below:
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/