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Nintendo reveals video game news ahead of Gamescom Show

Nintendo reveals video game news ahead of Gamescom Show Nintendo of Europe’s participation in the Gamescom event in Cologne, Germany, is producing news with relevance to fans here in the Americas. In Splatoon 2 news, Nintendo detailed new free content coming to the game soon: Manta Maria joins the lineup of Turf War* and Ranked Battle stages this weekend, while the new Lost Outpost stage joins the rotation of Salmon Run stages later today. Both …

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Nintendo vs. Sega: The battle over being cool

Nintendo and Sega. Mario and Sonic. Blast processing and FX chips. The two companies, once blood rivals and now amicable business partners, spent the 1990s fighting for the favor and free time of a generation. The conflict is the stuff of nerdy legend, with an upcoming movie adaptation in the works. But we often miss the point when we talk about Nintendo and Sega, especially in retrospect. It’s not just about technology, characters or franchises, …

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It Sure Sounds Like Final Fantasy XV Is Coming to Nintendo Switch

Square Enix announced today that a chibi version of the 2016 JRPG was headed to mobile devices. But the bigger news may well be that some version or another of the game is potentially coming to the Nintendo Switch. Asked about Square’s plans for the game’s future during a Square Enix Gamescom stream, Final Fantasy XV Director Hajibe Tabata gave a not-so-subtle hint that the studio has at least thought about Nintendo’s console as a …

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Nintendo at Gamescom: The Best Announcements

While Nintendo didn’t hold any single press conference in the lead-up to Gamescom this week, that didn’t stop the company from blasting out a stream of news via a slew of one-off livestreams. A bulk of that news hit Tuesday morning, but Nintendo still has a number of livestreams peppered throughout the week-long show (including a Super Mario Odyssey presentation). Below you’ll find a wrap-up of the biggest news from Nintendo coming out of Gamescom. …

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The SNES Classic has a great trick for beating difficult Nintendo games

The SNES Classic Edition, launching on September 29th for $79.99, does exactly what you expect it to do. You plug in power and HDMI, flip down a weird little flap covering the controller ports, plug in the controllers, and start playing Star Fox, F-Zero, or Donkey Kong Country. Nintendo has also learned from the shortcomings of its predecessor, the NES Classic. Mainly, the company has promised to make “significantly more” of the damn things this …

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Nintendo opens pre-orders for $80 Super NES Classic Edition – GeekWire

Photo via Best Buy. Good news for Nintendo fans who stayed up late on Monday. Nintendo opened up pre-orders of its Super NES Classic Edition on BestBuy.com, much to the delight of gamers. Best Buy has SNES Classic units available to pre-order right now! GO GO GO https://t.co/gmL9dsALht pic.twitter.com/kFPOzcfVmQ — GameSpot (@gamespot) August 22, 2017 I can’t believe I was able to preorder a #SNESClassic Shout out to checking r/nintendo right before bed — Kevin …

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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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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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BIG news for PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo fans

DS BIG news for PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo fans PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo gamers have been handed some BIG news concerning the biggest video game franchises ever made and it’s that little Italian plumber who beats all rivals hands down. “Whether it’s the simplicity of Alexey Pajitnov’s Tetris or the vivid realms of Pokémon and Lego, franchises as old as 30 years have garnered universal popularity,” explain the experts at NetEntStalker.com. …

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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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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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