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Super Nintendo Classic Edition review: the perfect way to play 16-bit classics

The Super NES Classic Edition is perhaps the most obvious product Nintendo has ever made. Given the frenzy surrounding the NES Classic, it seemed inevitable that the company would produce a miniature version of its 16-bit console as well. Launching this Friday, the SNES Classic is pretty much identical to its predecessor in terms of execution, but with a different form factor and new lineup of games. That means it’s a simple and effective way …

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Review: Minecraft: New Nintendo 3DS Edition

Ridin’ Solo It was one of the more peculiar announcements made during the last Nintendo Direct. The 3DS, a console many believe is already on its way out the door, is getting the biggest game in the world with the New Nintendo 3DS edition of Minecraft. After years of imitators on the handheld, owners of the dual screen sensation will finally have their chance to experience the phenomenon. But is it too late? Minecraft: New …

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Why was John Cena kicking it with Nintendo? Here’s 11 ideas

Pro wrestler, actor, rapper and television host John Cena has been spotted chumming it up with Nintendo bigwigs. In a photo tweeted by Doug Bowser, Nintendo’s head of sales and marketing, the 16-time world champion is seen throwing up his trademark “hustle, loyalty, respect” hand gesture beside both Bowser and Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime. The photo is approximately 200 pixels wide, but it’s perfectly clear that everyone is having a really good time. …

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Nintendo Switch with two games for £299.99 • Eurogamer.net

A note from the editor: Jelly Deals is a deals site launched by our parent company, Gamer Network, with a mission to find the best bargains out there. Look out for the Jelly Deals roundup of reduced-price games and kit every Saturday on Eurogamer. Given how difficult the Nintendo Switch has been to find in shops over the past few months, it’s strange to think it was actually released all the way back in March. …

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Death Squared Devs ask Players not to buy Their Nintendo Switch Game (Today. Because It’s on Sale Soon)

Death Squared developers, SMG Games, asked people on the Nintendo Switch subreddit to please not buy their games… at least either today or tomorrow, because the game will be going on sale from September 28 to October 8. A member from SMG Games announced the sale in a Reddit post with a fun little ad that warned players to not buy Death Squared “Right now.” That’s because the game, which is normally $14.99, will go …

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Switch’s new Nintendo arcade games are too pricey

Nintendo is pulling another classic Nintendo move by greenlighting the release of overpriced, non-Virtual Console games on the Nintendo Switch.     I’ve wanted classic NES, SNES, N64 and GBA games on my Nintendo Switch for quite some time, but the company seems to adamantly refuse to bring its Virtual Console service, which sells beloved classic retro games a la carte, to its newest transforming handheld-and-console Switch platform. I’ve argued that Nintendo is missing …

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How to Set up Two-Factor Authentication for Your Nintendo Account

Using two-factor authentication is an easy way to keep your various online accounts safe from would-be intruders, one that forces you to provide a second code with your password whenever you sign in. Up until now, Nintendo was the only one of the three major console manufacturers to not offer it, but this recently changed. Here’s how to set up two-factor authentication for your Nintendo Account. Downloading Google Authenticator Sony’s two-factor authentication uses your mobile …

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Where to buy the Nintendo Switch for Christmas 2017

The Nintendo Switch is set to be one of the must-have Christmas trends – but low stock means UK buyers may miss out on the quirky console. Nintendo says it is limited in how many consoles it can create and demand in Japan and the US is already outstripping supply. The console is still available in the UK for its official retail price of £279.99. But Nintendo says it will hit 10 million sales before …

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Yooka-Laylee’s Nintendo Switch edition held back by Unity issues • Eurogamer.net

The long-awaited Nintendo Switch version of Yooka-Laylee is being held back by issues with game engine Unity. Developer Playtonic’s latest blog update on the game blames the long wait so far on Unity needing to update to its latest version, 5.6, in order to solve the the engine’s remaining issues. Now 5.6 is released – but it has introduced new problems instead. “Although [5.6] has now been released, it has unfortunately introduced other issues which …

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Art of Fighting Review – Switch eShop / Neo Geo

Street Fighter II took the arcades by storm in 1991, leading to a slew of one-on-one brawlers in the months and years that followed. SNK would develop a number of fighting series in the hope of tempting players away from Capcom’s game, samples of which have already arrived on Switch via HAMSTER’s ACA Neo Geo series. Now Art of Fighting arrives on the eShop and – despite some interesting features – this early effort is …

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Why the Super Nintendo is the Best Console Ever Made

The first time I saw a Super Nintendo was at a Target demo kiosk. A group of kids were crowded around Super Mario World, and even from a distance, I couldn’t believe my eyes. It was just so beautiful. I spent the bulk of the next five years actively pining for a Super Nintendo (a Sega Genesis would have been accepable, too), even as I played PC games that were technically much better looking. The …

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SNES Classic Edition unboxing: PHOTOS

It’s 2017, and yet here I am rounding up pendants in “The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past” after midnight. That’s because I spent the weekend in the early to mid-’90s, wires strewn across my living room, playing Super Nintendo games on this beauty: Ben Gilbert/Business Insider The adorably diminutive Super NES Classic Edition is nearly here — the console costs $80 and is scheduled for a Friday launch. It comes with 21 …

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Ahead Of Super Mario Odyssey, Nintendo Announces Big Super Mario Run Update

A big update is on the way for Nintendo’s first marquee mobile game, Super Mario Run. On Friday, September 29, Nintendo will add new content to the auto-runner, including more levels, an additional mode, and another playable character. The most notable addition in the upcoming update is World Star, a new game world that consists of nine levels. Eurogamer reports that these stages will feature new enemies and gameplay mechanics, and the world will only …

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Nintendo details DLC coming to Fire Emblem Warriors for Nintendo Switch

Nintendo details DLC coming to Fire Emblem Warriors for Nintendo Switch Fire Emblem Warriors, launching for the Nintendo Switch and New Nintendo 3DS family of systems on Oct. 20, is a game overflowing with action-packed content. But fans who want to expand their adventure can do so with a host of paid DLC options that begin launching this year. All DLC can be purchased separately for both Nintendo Switch and New Nintendo 3DS systems. Season …

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Nintendo Switch games – Final Fantasy 15 update is BAD news for fans | Gaming | Entertainment

SQUARE ENIX Nintendo Switch fans dealt Final Fantasy 15 blow Nintendo Switch fans hoping for a version of Final Fantasy 15 on the hit hybrid console have been given some bad news. Switch owners had been left hoping that Final Fantasy 15 could be coming to Nintendo’s hugely popular console after comments made at Gamescom. Hajime Tabata, the director of Final Fantasy 15, appeared to teased a possible Nintendo Switch version of FF15 during a …

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