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Super Mario Odyssey: game preview suggests another Nintendo Switch contender for year’s best title

The Nintendo Switch may have the best opening-year line-up for any console ever. The hybrid system that can both be taken on the road and played on the living room TV launched with the likely game of the year in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Nintendo has followed that up with a string of great games that include Arms, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and Splatoon 2, while the upcoming Mario + Rabbids …

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Here’s The Nintendo Switch Game Fans Are Warning People Not To Buy

For the past few days, a Nintendo Switch game has started to gain notoriety as the worst release on the platform. Any time people post about this game online, they warn others not to buy it. So I picked it up. Troll and I is a port of a game for Playstation 4, Xbox One and PC from this past March. It’s an adventure game about a young man and his troll friend somewhere in …

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Milwaukee man sells epic room-filling Nintendo collection

MILWAUKEE — A Milwaukee man recently parted ways with an epic Nintendo collection, years in the making, that would no doubt have made any gamer proud. “You know man, its super sad. The past 10 years, it’s been a huge part of my life,” Charles Amble, 30, said Wednesday as he stood next to his now empty shelves in what was once a video game room packed to the gills with Nintendo games, consoles and …

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Wrapping My Nintendo Switch In Wood

Sadly Hickory is not one of the wood types offered. Back in June I made my PlayStation 4 look old and classy with a wooden cover by a company called Toast. It was fast and easy. Doing the same thing to my Nintendo Switch took a little more doing. Toast makes covers out of actual wood veneer for all sorts of devices, from smartphones (we can just call them phones now) and tablets to laptops …

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The Nintendo Switch Rules So Hard

Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty This era of console gaming is a strange one, owing partially to the fact that about five years ago, many people in the industry feared consumers would reject bulky $300 consoles in favor of cheaper and nimbler competitors like the iPhone and the iPad. Why pay so much for games you can only play in front of your TV at home when you can just tool around with Candy Crush or Words …

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Nintendo Switch Bending Problems Are Still A Thing

Earlier this year, there were English language reports of the Nintendo Switch warping and bending. Now, there are similar reports from Japan. In the spring, NeoGAF noticed the issue as did Twitter and Reddit users. This was just one of the early hardware problems, and with all those issues, it’s still hard to say how widespread this is. Switch Owners Report Hardware Problems, Though It’s Tough To Tell How Many With every new console launch …

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Nintendo Switch Version Of Sonic Mania Causes Some Strange Hardware Issues

(Photo: Sega) Sonic Mania is finally here, and the game seems to be refreshingly free of the performance issues that plague so many games at launch these days. That may seem like a gimme, since Sonic Mania is a simple 2D sprite-based game, but nothing’s guaranteed these days. Heck, even the Nintendo Switch version runs smoothly at 1080p! Ah, but no launch can be 100 percent perfect. According to Kotaku and a number of other …

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The OJO Is A Nintendo Switch Dock And Projector

One of the advantages of the Nintendo Switch over other gaming consoles is that it is portable, meaning that you can take it with you and play games on it that you could play at home when it is docked. However sometimes a TV isn’t always available, so what do you do? That’s where the OJO projector comes in. The OJO is being billed as the world’s first projector for the Nintendo Switch. As you …

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Where can I buy the mini SNES? How to pre-order mini Super Nintendo

Ever since Nintendo announced the SNES Classic Edition, fans have been frantically looking for a chance to reserve one. It’s easy to understand why: The SNES Classic Edition is a miniaturized version of the original console that works with modern TVs, yet it costs just $80 and comes with 21 games packed in. Nintendo Better yet: One of those games is the never-before-released “Star Fox 2”! When the console launches in September, demand is expected to …

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Nintendo Switch Eshop Adds Two New Games Today

A new pair of games is now available in the Nintendo Switch Eshop. Today, Sega’s 2D Sonic revival, Sonic Mania, and the action-adventure game Troll and I join the console’s library. Sonic Mania in particular is a noteworthy release, as it marks a long-awaited return to form for Sega’s series. The new 2D title hearkens back to Sonic’s glory days, featuring the same visuals and gameplay as his iconic Genesis adventures. Reviewers have greeted Sonic …

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SNES Mini pre-order UPDATE: Argos set for more Nintendo Classic stock inbound

NINTENDO SNES Mini pre-order UPDATE: Argos set for more Nintendo Classic stock inbound The drought of Nintendo SNES Classic Mini stock in the UK looks like it could be about to get a lot better very soon, as UK retailer Argos announces a new influx of stock “coming soon” to the store. As many well know, the SNES Classic Mini has been unavailable to pre-order in the UK for over a month, with …

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Is the ‘World’ part of Nintendo World Championships 2017 misleading?

Most Nintendo fans are excited for the upcoming Nintendo World Championships (NWC). An earlier article on Nerd Reactor revealed the small details behind the qualifying sessions and main New York event scheduled for Oct. 7. But a vocal minority takes issue with the use of “World” as part of the event’s title. The NWC is limited to those in the United States and Canada. Plus, all of the qualifiers are inside the United States and …

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Bandai Namco Will Continue To Steadly Support The Nintendo Switch In The Coming Months

Many of the publishers who have supported the Nintendo Switch so far are still not entirely sure of wanting to continue supporting the console in the future. Others, on the other hand, seem to have faith in Nintendo. Among them is Japanese publisher Bandai Namco. In the summary of the latest Bandai Namco financial report, the Japanese publisher clearly states that they will continue to support the Nintendo Switch in the coming months with multiple …

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Severed Nintendo Switch Review: Savor the sting

Severed’s gory, satisfying gameplay remains a pinnacle of excellence on the Nintendo Switch, even if the platform doesn’t quite fit the game’s needs. Developer: DrinkBox StudiosPublisher: DrinkBox StudiosPlatforms: Nintendo Switch (version reviewed), PS Vita, Wii U, Nintendo 3DS, iOSRelease Date: August 8, 2017 (Nintendo Switch) Few games built with the intent of mobile release manage to surprise the way Severed did when it launched for PS Vita and then, later last year, to a much …

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Sonic Mania review – PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch

Sega Imagine, for a moment, that you’re a gamer who went into a coma in 1994, and have only just woken up now. Aside from confusion over the general state of the world and why people everywhere are clutching glowing rectangles at all times, you might find it hard to believe 23 years had passed if you were to play Sonic Mania. ADVERTISEMENT Forget the speedy hedgehog’s 3D escapades (be they the rather good Sonic …

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