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Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2 Will Allow Two Player Co-Op Using Joy-Cons Alone

When we had the chance to try out Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2 recently we took the opportunity to ask the developer about the Wii U and Switch versions. We’d really enjoyed playing Lego City: Undercover on Switch and understandably wanted to know how the next Lego iteration would work on the new system. TT Games seems to be moving on from last generation versions. There’s currently no Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 or — more importantly …

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Offbeat: Switch shines in new cross-promotion between Nintendo and Cartoon Network

Our favorite stackable bear trio has a new treat for all us video game fans — and this time, you won’t need to wait in line at a food truck to get a taste of greatness. In a recent cross-promotion between Nintendo and Cartoon Network, We Bare Bear’s Grizz and Pan Pan are duking it out in an intense a game of ARMS on the one and only Nintendo Switch. Once Ice Bear finishes vacuuming …

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Monolith Soft Executive Producer On Going From Namco To Nintendo

By Sato . August 21, 2017 . 7:45am Monolith Soft co-founder executive producer Hirohide Sugiura looked back at the company’s change and challenges going from their start with Namco to becoming a Nintendo subsidiary ten years ago.   After the establishment that was funded by Namco (now Bandai Namco Games), Monolith Soft had become a subsidiary of Nintendo following a stock transfer in 2007. Please share more details from the time. Hirohide Sugiura, Executive Producer: …

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Gunbarich Review – Switch eShop

A 2001 arcade title, Psikyo’s Gunbarich is now available to purchase from the Switch eShop. A Breakout/Arkanoid-style game, the aim is to bat a ball around the screen destroying all the blocks to move on to the next stage where there is a new arrangement of blocks for you to remove. Along the way there are hazards to mess things up and power-ups to aid you. At times feeling shooter-like, gameplay can be fast, frantic …

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Security Hole in Nintendo Switch Firmware Pre 3.0.1 Allows For Exploit With Increased Permissions

It appears that all Nintendo Switch firmware versions below 3.0.1 are vulnerable to a exploit that grants increased permissions to the user. Access to the platform’s full system privileges are required to run future exploits on the Switch. According to homebrew website Switchbrew.org, full permissions can be granted by creating a new “sm:” port session: Prior to 3.0.1, the service manager (sm) built-in system module treats a user as though it has full permissions if …

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Feature: Pixel Perfex On Why Earth Atlantis Is Ideal For Nintendo Switch

Set after a global catastrophic event that resulted in 96 percent of the Earth’s surface being underwater and forced machines to adapt into various marine forms, Earth Atlantis is shaping up to be an interesting shooter on Switch.  Your mission is to slay more than 20 ‘boss monsters’ by choosing one of four submersibles, each with unique weapons. The gameplay is made up of classic arcade shooting and strong Metroidvania elements. Earth Atlantis also boasts …

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Five Things We Want Nintendo to Fix in Splatoon 2

Share. Map rotation? Friendlies? We pick the most needed upgrades. By Peer Schneider On the latest episode of our weekly show, Nintendo Voice Chat, we talked about what improvements we’d like to see made to one of our favorite Nintendo Switch titles: Splatoon 2. Nintendo has already started to tweak and further balance the game with post-release updates and, like the original game for Wii U, it will be supported with free new maps and …

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The Enemy Within’ May Be Making Its Way To Nintendo Switch

by Robert Workman | August 20, 2017 Telltale Games recently released the first episode of its second season of Batman, promptly named The Enemy Within, last week, and it’s already taken off with fans who want to learn what happens next with the Dark Knight and Bruce Wayne. But it appears that another platform could be getting some Caped Crusader love soon enough. According to this listing from Amazon, Telltale appears to be ready …

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Troll and I Review – Switch

There’s evident potential in Troll and I. Initially developed as part of a crowdfunding program run by Square Enix, it is an intriguing action game starring a Scandinavian boy named Otto who, after finding his village aflame and being separated from his mother, stumbles upon a large creature during his hasty retreat into the forest. He discovers soon enough that the creature is gentle, which leads to what should be a grand adventure to stop …

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SNES Mini PRICE DROP – Pre Order Nintendo Classic stock for under £50 – saving £30!

NINTENDO SNES Mini PRICE DROP – Pre Order Nintendo Classic stock for under £50 – saving £30! As some of you might have spotted during the week, we found a rather excellent Nintendo Switch deal with GameSeek that allowed you to pick up the console at under £200. That’s £80 less than the standard price. Well, we’ve stumbled upon another great GameSeek offer, as the online UK retailer is also selling the SNES …

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Switch owners weigh in on an iconic debate: Are hot dogs sandwiches?

Nintendo posed an important question to Switch owners several weeks ago: Is a hot dog a sandwich? It’s one of society’s most contentious debates, one with no clear-cut answer. But the results of the company’s poll are in — and Nintendo doesn’t seem so happy about them. In a June Ask Me Anything session on Reddit with Super Mario Odyssey producer Yoshiaki Koizumi, fans first prompted the polarizing debate. When asked if Koizumi thought that …

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Pokémon Gold and Silver come in throwback retail boxes overseas

Nintendo will release special shiny packaged versions of its upcoming Nintendo 3DS ports of Pokémon Gold and Silver, the company announced today — at least in Europe and Japan. The company’s European division tweeted out the photo below, confirming that the boxes would contain digital download codes for the games; these can also be purchased separately. The Japanese version of the retail release includes additional goods: magnets shaped like the original Game Boy Color cartridges, …

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Nintendo Switch Firmware 3.0 Exploit Found, Homebrew Coming Soon

by Matthew Hayes | August 18, 2017 It’s only a matter of time… A group of hackers have found a gap of sorts in the last version of Nintendo Switch’s firmware — version 3.0. There was a huge exploit here which would allow those with the proper know-how full permissions to any service or feature on the Switch operating system. Here’s a brief rundown from Switchbrew about the nature of this exploit: “Prior to …

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When Is It Coming to Nintendo Switch?

Terraria is known to many as a 2D version of Minecraft but it’s that and so much more. Players have unlimited potential in what they can do as they construct a base and progress further to defeat bosses and collect new items. The worlds in Terraria are randomly generated so there are surprises waiting around every corner. The near endless possibilities are what makes Terraria a hit on practically every platform it has been released …

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Your biggest SNES Classic questions, answered

Nintendo created an interesting problem for itself with the NES Classic Edition. The NES Classic Classic was a $60 system that emulated an NES with a collection of included games, just like the SNES Classic Edition, and it did the job well. It sold out the moment it was released, with lines regularly forming to buy the restocked units and the system selling for many times its retail price on sites like eBay. Then Nintendo …

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