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Nintendo Is Still Oddly Tight-Lipped About The Switch’s Tribute To Satoru Iwata

Satoru Iwata in 2009, at a professional high point during the heyday of the Wii and Nintendo DS. Photo by Junko Kimura/Getty Images One of the most heart-warming stories in video games this year was the discovery in September that the Nintendo Switch console contained a secret tribute to the beloved Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata, who died in 2015 at the age of 55. But Nintendo doesn’t want to talk about it, and it’s not …

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Microsoft Creates Special Xbox One S in Tribute to the Late Paul Walker

Fast and Furious is one of the biggest movie franchises on Earth. Part of its success is due to Paul Walker, who passed away in 2013. As an homage to the Fast and Furious star, Microsoft is doing something special. It has created a custom, one-of-a-kind Xbox One S themed after Walker’s car from the original film. The system is signed by friends of Walker, including co-stars Vin Diesel and Tyrese Wilson, Paul’s brother, Cody …

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Hidden Golf game built into the Nintendo Switch pays tribute to late Nintendo President

Not every piece of tech news is based on new products. Sometimes some new discoveries crop up in things you might already own, such as when hackers this past weekend discovered a hidden game built into every Nintendo Switch that can be unlocked in a peculiar, yet touching way. Kind of like that weird Snail Maze game that you could play on the Sega Master System by starting the system up without a cartridge and …

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Hackers may have found a tribute to Nintendo’s former president hidden in the Switch

(Photo: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images) Back in July, a poster on a forum dedicated to hacking and homebrewing Nintendo hardware reported something weird happening with their Switch: they set the game console down, and when they returned to it, it was running the old Nintendo Entertainment System game Golf. They apparently played the game for a bit, then turned it off, and Golf disappeared. And, given that they recorded absolutely no proof of this bizarre event, …

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How Wolfenstein is a tribute to Free Love and the spirit of the Sixties

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube The New Order may well refer to the Nazi regime which, by 1960 in Wolfenstein’s alternate history, has conquered the world. But it could equally be in reference to the small, underground resistance movement in which the player fights, gradually peeling away layers of the old dictatorship, battle by battle.  They may not be about free love, but ammo still comes cheap in the PC’s best FPS games. Patently, The …

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