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GameBoy 'Neon Advance': How This Modder Gives Life To Broken Nintendo DS Systems

A hardware modder found a beautiful solution to bring back a broken Nintendo DS to working condition. Dubbed the Neon Advance, the project took a different approach to GameBoy Macro mods.

Video Games

Resident Evil 7 Coming To Nintendo Switch Via Streaming: What The Heck, Capcom?

Get ready for ‘Biohazard 7 Resident Evil Cloud Version’ on the Nintendo Switch, a streaming-only version of 2017’s 'Resident Evil 7.' To play this game, you’d need a stable internet connection at all times.

Video Games May 21, 2018

Nintendo Will Release A Famicom Mini Loaded With Manga Games, But Only In Japan

A Weekly Shonen Jump edition of the Famicom Mini is headed to Japan on July 7. Interested customers from America will have to ship it, though, as Nintendo doesn’t seem to be planning on a stateside rollout.

Video Games May 16, 2018

'Pokémon' On Nintendo Switch Rumors Heat Up: 'Pokémon Yellow' Remakes, 'Pokémon GO' Connection, 2018 Launch

New 'Pokémon' for Nintendo Switch leaks are heating up the rumor mills. According to the latest leaks, the next 'Pokémon' games will be remakes of 'Pokémon Yellow,' and that they will somehow be connected to the 'Pokémon GO' mobile app.

Video Games May 15, 2018

NES Classic Edition Returns On June 29: Is This Why There's No Nintendo Switch Virtual Console?

The NES Classic Edition will be back in stores on June 29. Nintendo kept its promise to restock the retro console, but is this part of the reason why there will be no Nintendo Switch Virtual Console?

Video Games May 14, 2018

Nintendo Switch Kickstand Problems Finally Solved With New Accessory That Costs $20

The Nintendo Switch kickstand problems may soon be solved through a new accessory. The Nintendo Switch Adjustable Charging Stand will provide a wider base and kickstand and will enable charging while the hybrid console is in Tabletop mode.

Video Games May 10, 2018

Virtual Console On Switch Is Dead, Nintendo Confirms

Abandon all hope for Virtual Console games on the Nintendo Switch. Nintendo just got rid of the branding altogether but it doesn’t older games are being ignored.

Video Games May 9, 2018

We Finally Know More About Nintendo Switch Online: Price, 20 NES Games, Cloud Saves, And More

Nintendo finally revealed more information about Nintendo Switch Online. The subscription service will offer a family membership option, provide access to 20 classic NES games, and enable the long-requested cloud save feature.

Video Games May 8, 2018

Nintendo Looking For 'The Legend Of Zelda' Level Designers

Nintendo posted a level designer job for 'The Legend of Zelda' series. It is a contractual position, which suggests that it may be working on a new 'Zelda' game for the Nintendo Switch.

Video Games May 8, 2018

E3 2018 Floor Plan Unveiled: Here's What To Expect At The Annual Video Game Event

A ResetEra forum user pieced together the E3 2018 floor plan, showing the video game companies with the biggest spaces at the annual event. What does the floor plan tell us, and what can we expect at E3 2018?

Video Games May 7, 2018

YouTuber Builds Nintendo GameCube Classic Edition: Will It Really Happen Soon?

YouTuber Nintendrew built his own Nintendo GameCube Classic Edition, a mini version of the console like the NES Classic Edition and SNES Classic Edition. Will the device ever become a real thing?

Video Games May 6, 2018

'Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze' For Nintendo Switch Adds Funky Kong, But It's Still Pretty Hard

'Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze,' which was originally launched for the Nintendo Wii U, was released for the Nintendo Switch, However, even with the addition of the overpowered Funky Kong, it remains a hard game to play.

Video Games May 5, 2018

Pikachu, Raichu ... Gorochu? Rejected Pokémon With Fangs And Horns Sounds Terrifying

Pikachu, probably the most popular Pokémon, once had a third form named Gorochu. Gorochu apparently looked terrifying with fangs and horns, but it was not rejected from the original 'Pokémon' games because of how it looked.

Video Games May 4, 2018

Steam Beta Now Supports Nintendo Switch Pro Controller

The latest update made to Steam Beta adds compatibility with the Nintendo Switch Pro controller. Users can now configure and use the accessory to play PC games via Valve's platform

Video Games May 4, 2018

New Nintendo Boss Wants To Find The Next 'Pokémon GO'

Shuntaro Furukawa, the incoming Nintendo President, will be looking for the next 'Pokémon GO' in his plan to build up the company's smartphone business. Furukawa will not rely only on the Nintendo Switch for the company's future.

Video Games May 4, 2018

Nintendo Switch Under Investigation For Possible Patent Infringement: Here’s What The Switch Allegedly Copied

Nintendo takes another legal blow as Gamevice, fresh from a filed lawsuit against the Switch last year, seeks to end Switch imports in the country. Like the first attempt, the investigation will likely go nowhere.

Video Games May 2, 2018

Datamine Reveals New Costumes For ‘Super Mario Odyssey,’ Including Zombie And Santa

A new ‘Super Mario Odyssey’ datamine reveals the new costumes coming to the game at some point. Nintendo might make them official during E3, or perhaps earlier.

Video Games April 30, 2018

Nintendo Announces New RPG Game For Smartphones Called ‘Dragalia Lost,’ Coming This Summer

‘Dragalia Lost’ is Nintendo’s next smartphone game. For now, not much can be said about the RPG title, but it’ll launch this summer in Asian markets before eventually rolling out to North American and European gamers.

Video Games April 28, 2018

Nintendo E3 2018 Plans Unveiled: Spotlight Will Be On 'Super Smash Bros.' For Nintendo Switch

'Super Smash Bros.' for the Nintendo Switch will be the highlight of the plans of Nintendo at E3 2018. Nintendo will host the 'Super Smash Bros.' Invitational 2018 tournament, and the game will be playable at its booth.

Video Games April 27, 2018

Nintendo Switch Paid Online Membership Details Will Be Revealed In May

Nintendo will be announcing the details of the of the Switch's online paid membership service in May. Nintendo has allowed users to play online for free at the moment while it was developing the platform.

Video Games April 27, 2018

Nintendo Switch Sales Expected To Soar Higher In 2nd Year: Here's How The Console Will Get There

Nintendo Switch sales reached 17.79 million units in its first year, but the hybrid console is expected to do even better. How will the hybrid console sell 20 million units in its second year?

Video Games April 27, 2018

Nintendo Labo Replacement Parts Now Available Online: What Have You Done With The Nintendo Switch Accessory?

Nintendo Labo replacement parts are now available online for owners of the Nintendo Switch cardboard accessories. The potentially free parts will replace broken pieces, or may be used as extra components to complete custom Nintendo Labo projects.

Video Games April 24, 2018

The Nintendo Switch May Have Finally Been Hacked Once And For All

A new exploit called Fusée Gelée leaves millions of Switch units permanently vulnerable unless Nintendo tweaks the console’s code in the manufacturing stage. The hack might eventually lead to piracy.

Video Games April 24, 2018

Nintendo Labo Review Roundup: Nintendo’s Funky New Cardboard Accessories — Innovative Or Gimmicky?

Nintendo Labo, the company’s quirky new cardboard-based accessories for the Switch, is finally here. Are they truly innovative or just a flash in the pan? Here’s what the critics are saying.

Video Games April 20, 2018

Dark Souls: Remastered For The Nintendo Switch Delayed Until Summer Because Of 'Various Reasons'

From Software announced that 'Dark Souls: Remastered' for the Nintendo Switch is delayed until summer. The port is still scheduled to launch for the PS4, Xbox One, and PC on May 25.

Video Games April 17, 2018

'Pokémon' For Nintendo Switch Will Feature New 8th Generation Of Pokémon

The upcoming 'Pokémon' RPG for the Nintendo Switch will feature the brand-new eighth-generation of Pokémon, according to the Spanish edition of the Official Nintendo Magazine. Will the new 'Pokémon' game finally be unveiled soon?

Video Games April 17, 2018

LOOK: Nintendo Has A New Patent That’s Even More Bonkers Than Labo

Nintendo’s new patent illustrated multiple standalone screens that are able to communicate with each other. One example showed a ball traveling from one screen to another, simulating an illusion of continuity between the separate consoles.

Video Games April 16, 2018

Nintendo Switch Accessories Will Soon Become Even More Interesting

Nintendo tapped Scrum Ventures to look for startups with interesting and innovative ideas for Nintendo Switch accessories. This is a non-traditional way for Nintendo to seek ideas, which is actually a perfect fit for the non-traditional console.

Video Games April 13, 2018

Pokémon Theme Park Rising Soon At Universal Studios Florida, Rumors Say

Rumors claim that a 'Pokémon' theme park will soon open in Universal Studios Florida. Attractions based on the video game and anime franchise will be a guaranteed hit due to its popularity and staying power.

Video Games April 12, 2018

Firewatch Confirmed For Nintendo Switch, Yet Another Reason Why It’s The Perfect Indie Gaming Machine

‘Firewatch’ has been confirmed for the Nintendo Switch, due sometime this spring. The critically and commercially successful game adds to the console’s expansive library of indie titles.

Video Games April 6, 2018

Detective Pikachu Comic Provides Some Backstory On The Pokémon Sleuth, And It's Free For A Limited Time

Nintendo just released a 'Detective Pikachu' comic that acts as a prequel to the game. The 'Pokémon' title had just been released in North America and Europe after having been available for two years in Japan.

Video Games March 27, 2018

Nintendo To Showcase 'Super Smash Bros.' For Switch At E3 2018 With An Invitational Tournament

Nintendo announced an invitational 'Super Smash Bros.' tournament for Nintendo Switch on E3 2018. It was announced to run alongside the 'Splatoon 2' championship.

Video Games March 23, 2018

New Nintendo Switch In The Works? Dataminers Discover Hints For CPU Update And Higher RAM

Dataminers have discovered clues that a new Nintendo Switch model, with a new CPU and double the RAM, is in the works. Does Nintendo really need to release a Nintendo Switch hardware update soon?

Video Games March 22, 2018

Nintendo Switch 5.0 Update Now Available: Here’s What’s New

The Nintendo Switch 5.0 firmware update is now available to download. It brings minor changes such as new icons, more secure parental controls, friend suggestions, and more.

Video Games March 13, 2018

Why Nintendo Switch Doesn’t Have Its Own Netflix App Yet, According to Executive

The Nintendo Switch doesn’t have Netflix, which is a perplexing anomaly given that the Switch is exactly the type of console you’d want to use Netflix on. Now, Netflix has provided more information as to why.

Video Games March 12, 2018

Game Boy Case Lets You Play Retro Games On The Back Of Your iPhone

Wanle Cases is offering a Game Boy case for iPhones that lets users play classic games of the handheld console. Interested customers, however, will have to hurry in placing their order.

Video Games March 11, 2018

Super Smash Bros. For Nintendo Switch Speculations: Who Are The Fighters, And Will It Be A New Game?

'Super Smash Bros.' for the Nintendo Switch is finally confirmed to be launching this year. Who will be included in the roster, and will it be a port of the Nintendo Wii U or Nintendo 3DS versions of the game?

Video Games March 10, 2018

It's Mario Time: Google Maps Adds Super Mario Kart To Navigation

Google and Nintendo joined forces for Mario Day on March 10 and Mario is now part of Google Maps. Mario Time will last for a week and will allow users to ride with Mario everywhere.

Apps/Software March 10, 2018

Super Smash Bros. For Nintendo Switch Will Launch This Year

Nintendo finally announced 'Super Smash Bros.' for the Nintendo Switch. The unveiling of the game for the hybrid console capped off an eventful Nintendo Direct presentation, which showcased the Nintendo Switch and 3DS games coming this year.

Video Games March 8, 2018

Nintendo Direct March 2018 Predictions: Will We Finally See 'Super Smash Bros.' And 'Pokémon' For Nintendo Switch?

The next Nintendo Direct will start very soon, leading to speculations on the games that will be featured in the presentation. Nintendo Switch owners are hoping that 'Super Smash Bros.' and 'Pokémon' will finally arrive to the hybrid console.

Video Games March 8, 2018

'Diablo III' For Nintendo Switch Confirmed, But Blizzard Will Keep Denying It

A report by Eurogamer confirmed that 'Diablo III' on Nintendo Switch is really happening. It will be the first Blizzard game on the hybrid console and will likely include the Reaper of Souls and Rise of the Necromancer expansions.

Video Games March 7, 2018

Nintendo Changes Mario's Occupation Back To Being A Plumber

Nintendo took away Mario's job title near the end of 2017. A new update to his Japanese bio seems to restore his occupation back to a plumber.

Video Games March 6, 2018

Zelda Fans, Rejoice: Nintendo Is Releasing A 5-Disc ‘Breath Of The Wild’ Soundtrack, But Only In Japan

Nintendo is bundling all tracks from 'Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild' and cramming them into a five-disc soundtrack boxed set complete with music from the game’s DLC trailers and more. It’ll only be available in Japan, though.

Video Games March 5, 2018

Players Upset Over The Nintendo Switch Resetting Play Time Logs After A Year

Nintendo Switch play time logs are being erased after a year, several players are surprised to discover. However, the erasure might not be permanent after all.

Video Games March 4, 2018

Did Blizzard Tease 'Diablo III' For Nintendo Switch? Rumors Now Running Rampant

A cryptic tweet by Blizzard ignited speculation that 'Diablo III' will soon arrive to the Nintendo Switch. The developer's non-denial response, along with other rumors, have further generated excitement among fans of the series.

Video Games March 3, 2018

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