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DOOM Nintendo Switch Devs Want You To Shut Up About Resolution And Hardware

Start Slideshow The Nintendo Switch continues to surpass everyone’s expectations while delivering on their pre-launch promise of more third party support than ever before. We knew that Bethesda’s Skyrim was coming to the portable console from the Big N, but when they also announced that the popular DOOM title, as well as Wolfenstein: The New Colossus, were also making their way – fans were hyped. But that doesn’t mean the journey has been easy and …

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Nintendo Switch’s first portable dock offers freedom, but with new shackles

Enlarge / The author’s Nintendo Switch, inserted into the Nyko Portable Docking Kit. (Cables aren’t inserted into its backside for this product shot.) Sam Machkovech Nyko had clearly been watching my Nintendo Switch coverage. The accessory maker invited me to an E3 demo this summer with promises of all kinds of new, third-party Switch accessories, but this wasn’t about carrying cases or screen protectors. The invite frontloaded one accessory above them all: the Nyko Portable …

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Reasons why now is the perfect time to buy a Nintendo Switch

Nintendo’s new console is off to a strong start: The Switch is already Nintendo’s fastest-selling game console. At left, the Nintendo Switch at home. At right, the Switch in portable form.Nintendo Like so many things, its success comes as a surprise to experts in the field — the $299 console isn’t very competitive on paper, and it wasn’t a guaranteed success in concept: It’s underpowered compared with the Xbox One and PlayStation 4, both of …

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This DIY Nintendo Switch can play the retro games the real one can’t

The Nintendo Switch is great for a lot of things, but when it comes to playing retro games, you’re better off looking at something like the SNES Classic than Nintendo’s current-generation console. Or, if you’re like Tim Lindquist, a hardware modder / electrical engineering student at Iowa State University, you build your own Switch-esque console, which through the power of open-source emulation software, can not only play retro Nintendo games, but basically any retro title …

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Nintendo Switch Games News: Super Mario Odyssey review, Star Wars Battlefront 2, DOOM

NINTENDO Nintendo Switch Games News: Super Mario Odyssey review and a Star Wars Battlefront 2 port? Nintendo’s biggest game of the year has been doing incredibly well as far as reviews go. And the embargo for the impressions hasn’t even actually gone live yet! This week has seen two impressive reviews leaked from esteemed publications EDGE and Famitsu. The first score for the game actually leaked from the notoriously hard-going EDGE magazine. The publication …

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Top Upcoming Nintendo Switch Exclusives 2018

Top upcoming exclusives to be announced for the Nintendo Switch. 2018 is quickly approaching and with it will come a slew of new video game titles to look forward to playing. With that said, now’s a good time to start marking down what video games to keep an eye on when they officially launch next year. Let us lend a hand, in this list, in particular, we’re going over the top upcoming Nintendo Switch exclusive …

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Spelunker Party! Review – Switch eShop

Revitalizing a decades old series is never an easy task, but Spelunker Party! manages to be a decent return while adding good multiplayer functionality. Don’t let the title throw you off. It’s easy to assume this is some kind of minigame collection or something along the lines of another Mario Party. That isn’t the case. What awaits you instead is a pretty challenging and lengthy platformer that will keep players on their toes and always …

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Putty Pals Review – Switch eShop

The Nintendo Switch has brought social gaming back to the couch with aplomb. With the ability to literally disconnect two controllers and hand one to a buddy, how could it not? While competitive multiplayer has been the main thrust, cooperative experiences seem to be fewer and far between. Putty Pals is your friendly reminder that playing with friends is as fun as playing against them. Rather than shoe-horn a second player into an adventure meant …

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Here are your most requested features for the Nintendo Switch

In the wake of 4.0 This week the Switch got its 4.0 update, which added the power to take video clips. But naturally, there’s some caveats. Said clips need to be 30 seconds, and only a handful of first-party games support the feature. So it’s not really a hardware-wide rollout, but rather a Nintendo-centric extra for certain titles. In light of all that, our readers took the time to tell us what features they’d like …

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Nintendo Switch update makes the activity log a little bit better

Nintendo Switch’s new system update makes a bunch of big and important changes. One smaller change that Nintendo didn’t highlight in its rundown of version 4.0.0 is just as nice, though: The console’s activity log, which notoriously does a poor job of precisely tracking play time, is now just a bit more accurate. Redditors who share my curse of obsessing over how much time I spend playing a game picked up on the change shortly …

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The Nintendo Switch is having an incredible run, and the future looks even brighter

Nintendo’s latest video game console is off to a killer start. Just look how excited these paid actors are to play the Switch!Nintendo The Nintendo Switch is still hard to find, and it’s regularly beating the competition in sales. Its main launch game, “The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild,” is heralded as one of the best games ever made. And Nintendo has a huge new Mario game, “Super Mario Odyssey,” launching in less than …

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Watch This Guy Build a Nintendo Switch Clone That Plays Thousands of Classic Games

GIF Still having a hard time finding a Nintendo Switch in stores? Or maybe you’re tired of waiting for Nintendo’s promised online store full of retro games? Tim Lindquist took things into his own hands and built a Nintendo Switch clone from scratch that can emulate games from over 50 classic systems. How to Build Your Own Mini SNES The NES Classic Edition is almost perfect—short controller cords not withstanding—and if you can… Read more …

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Nintendo nabs two-thirds of monthly game hardware sales thanks to Switch

Nintendo has managed to lead the industry in video game hardware sales – by a wide margin – for September, which is a very promising sign going into the holiday shopping season. The Nintendo Switch helped this immensely, leading the industry as the top-selling console for the third straight month, and the fifth month overall since its introduction seven months ago. Switch’s U.S. sales have now topped 2 million units, which is great considering that …

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Fire Emblem Warriors for Nintendo Switch and New Nintendo 3DS launches on Oct. 20

Fire Emblem Warriors for Nintendo Switch and New Nintendo 3DS launches on Oct. 20 When the Fire Emblem Warriors game launches Oct. 20 for the Nintendo Switch and New Nintendo 3DS family of systems, it will do so with a wealth of content and action-packed gameplay. The new game offers a twist on the acclaimed Fire Emblem series by uniting fan-favorite characters from Fire Emblem history to participate in over-the-top battles focused on real-time, tactical …

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Nintendo Switch Eshop Adds A Lot Of New Games This Week

It’s another packed week of releases for Nintendo Switch. A total of 14 games launch for the hybrid console this week, nine of which arrive in the Eshop today, October 19. Headlining this week’s batch of releases is Fire Emblem Warriors, the hack-and-slash Fire Emblem spin-off by Dynasty Warriors developer Koei Tecmo. The game releases for Switch (and New 3DS) on October 20 and features more than 20 characters taken from past Fire Emblem titles, …

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