NINTENDO SWITCH

Nintendo’s New SNES Switch Controller Is Now on Sale

It’s 2019 and Nintendo is once again selling spare Super Nintendo Entertainment System controllers, albeit not in the way that many of us dinosaurs remember. They’re $30 for starters, which is about twice as much as one would have run you in 1996 (not adjusted for inflation). They’re also exclusively…

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Nintendo Unveils Some Kinda New Exercise Hoop Thing for the Switch

Before long, you too will be able to exercise while wearing full business casual and/or working ranch attire while your friends and family look on, thanks to the power of the Nintendo Switch and this new hoop thing that Nintendo just revealed. Nintendo calls the below trailer “a first look…

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Deadly Premonition 2 Coming to Nintendo Switch in 2020 (UPDATE)

A sequel to Deadly Premonition, Swery65’s cult classic love letter to Twin Peaks, was announced earlier today during Nintendo’s positively overflowing Nintendo Direct stream. Deadly Premonition 2: A Blessing in Disguise is coming to Nintendo Switch sometime in 2020, and is being developed by TOYBOX Inc., a Tokyo development studio…

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Blizzard’s Overwatch Hits Nintendo Switch October 15

The worst kept secret in gaming is finally out in the open: Blizzard’s Overwatch is coming to the Nintendo Switch on October 15. As seen in the trailer below, the Switch port features gyroscopic tilt controls for aiming and other functions, like steering Junkrat’s explosive tire ult. Overwatch on Switch…

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Leaked Case Implies Overwatch Coming to Nintendo Switch

An Overwatch-branded Nintendo Switch case surfaced on Amazon earlier this afternoon, only to be removed almost immediately afterwards, according to the games industry’s most watchful Twitter account, Wario64. Wario64 was able to snag the images seen above and below before the case was de-listed from Amazon, and when compared to…

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FCC Filing Reveals Official SNES-style Controller for Switch

An FFC filing that details a Super Nintendo-style wireless controller for the Nintendo Switch has been unearthed by members of the Resetera community. Seen in the federally mandated sticker placement diagram above, the controller unmistakably matches the silhouette of the original SNES controller, albeit with what appear to be either…

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Doom on Switch to Lose Internet Connection Requirement

Bethesda is rescinding the internet connectivity requirement built in to its recent ports of Doom and Doom 2 on the Nintendo Switch, the publisher announced over the weekend. “The BethesdaNet login requirement was included for the Slayers Club, to reward members for playing the classic DOOM games,” Bethesda said in…

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Classic Doom Games Arrive on Switch, Require Bethesda Login and Internet Connection

Quakecon 2019 is in full swing, and as a special surprise ahead of Doom Eternal‘s November release, id Software has made Doom, Doom 2, and Doom 3 available on modern consoles for the first time. Weirdly, Doom and Doom 2 both require an internet connection and mandate that players login…

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Late Lunch July 24, 2019: Aggro Crag Umbro Shorts

Late Lunch is back for seconds with a long, long discussion on 90s Nickelodeon programming and a classic Mighty Mighty Bosstones/B-52s switcheroo. Late Lunch is Fanbyte’s live video podcast that airs every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 1pm PST on twitch.tv/fanbyte. We’ll put the VODs up on the site and…

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New Nintendo Switch Model Features Improved Battery, Not Much Else

Nintendo confirmed many long-standing rumors last week when they announced the existence and upcoming release of the Nintendo Switch Lite. This handheld-only model comes in at a lower price point and slightly improved battery life than the original Nintendo Switch. A more powerful version of the Switch is rumored, as…

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Nintendo Switch Games on Sale Roundup — July 12, 2019

Looking to check out some new titles this weekend? Trying to sort through the huge pile of Switch games on sale for something good? Here are seven discounted titles that are worth a look. Human: Fall Flat — $7.49, down from $14.99 (until 7/18) A kind of Octodad-esque flail-em-up, Human: Fall Flat presents…

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Nintendo Switch Lite is Real, Small, and Coming Soon

The long-rumored smaller, handheld-only Nintendo Switch is a reality called the Switch Lite, Nintendo announced this morning. The reason for the new version? Choice, says Nintendo of America President Doug Bowser. “Adding Nintendo Switch Lite to the lineup gives gamers more color and price point options,” Bowser noted in the…

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Hatsune Miku to Make Nintendo Switch Debut in ‘Project Diva Mega39’s’

Everyone’s favorite digital pop star will make her Nintendo Switch debut early next year, Sega has announced. Hatsune Miku: Project Diva Mega39’s (I’ll explain in a minute) will put 101 of the synthetic singer’s songs onto Nintendo’s wunderkind hybrid console — 11 of these tracks will be new, with the…

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Should You Buy A Nintendo Switch Before E3 2019?

Rumors have been swirling for a while that not one but two new Nintendo Switch models are coming soon. If the rumors are at all accurate, one model is a more portable version that removes some features of the original, like the ability to dock the system or remove the…

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5 Surprising Things About the Nintendo Switch

After much hemming and hawing, I finally took the plunge and bought a Nintendo Switch last weekend. (It’s worth noting that Nintendo did launch a surprise sale the day after I bought the console, confirming all of my fears and anxieties as at least partially legitimate. Thankfully, the sale was not…

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7 Anxieties I Have over Buying a Nintendo Switch

The plan is to go buy a Nintendo Switch after work today. I’ve been putting it off for a while, but with those new Pokemon on the horizon, and some of the best games of the last two years already in the chamber, the pot is finally sweet enough for…

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The Lost Child review impressions

Not the El Shaddai followup we might've wanted.

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