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Nintendo Opens Pre-Order For NES Controllers For Switch Online Members

Pre-orders are open for the Nintendo Entertainment System Controllers.  These new controllers are designed to play classic NES games on the Switch.  The pre-order is only open to members of Nintendo Switch Online, so that might be the reason to sign up.  Once you do sign up, you’ll have instant access to a catalog on […]

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Nintendo Switch Online Goes Live Next Week It’s almost time. While Nintendo has made online multiplayer available to its users, they have lacked a dedicated online programs. That changes on September 18th with the launch ‘Nintendo Switch Online’ (catchy name, no?). The new service will offer subscribers the continued ability to play games online and […]

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New Super Smash Bros Ultimate Bundle Comes With A GameCube Controller

Nintendo is really going out of its way to please fans of the ‘Super Smash Bros’ series.  The game is coming out December 7th, and Nintendo will also release a special Switch bundle that day.  The bundle, of course, includes a Switch console and a Joy-Con but it also comes with a classic GameCube controller, direct […]

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Using A Fortnite Account On PlayStation Will Lock It There

With its release on Switch, ‘Fortnite’ players were happy to discover that in-game purchases and progress could be moved from Xbox to PC to Switch, all without any hassle.  It’s when players tried to access the same content on PlayStation that things got tricky.  Players found that if they used their Epic Accounts on the console, […]

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Mario Tennis Aces Is Having A Free To Play Tournament This Weekend

Nintendo will release ‘Mario Tennis Aces’ for the Switch on June 22nd, and in order to get fans excited for the game, they are holding a free-to-play tournament this weekend.  Beginning Friday, June 1st at Noon PDT, the demo for the game will be available in the Nintendo eShop.  Once you download you can square-off against […]

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Nintendo Is Warning Not To Buy 3rd Party Switch Docks

The market for docks for the Nintendo Switch is pretty crowded.  Nintendo does have an official version, but with a starting price tag of $60, people are bound to look for cheaper options.  Those cheaper options could come with consequences though.  Reports of the devices causing the Switch to get stuck in its boot sequence […]

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Pick Up Super Mario Odyssey For $11 Bucks Off Suggested Retail

Amazon is currently offering a digital code for ‘Super Mario Odyssey’ for $48.75 – a savings of $11.24 off the original price.  Since the Nintendo Switch has surpassed everyone’s expectations, finding titles (especially the hot titles) on sale for the console has been rare.  Finding ‘Mario’, possibly the consoles biggest title, on sale is impossible so if […]

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Nintendo Has Filed A Patent For A Conga Drum Controller For The Switch

(image via Donkey Kong Wiki) Nintendo has filed a patent on a new way to control your Switch.  The patent describes using a Conga Drum as a controller for the console.  This wouldn’t be the first time Nintendo has used the instrument as a controller.  The first set was released alongside ‘Donkey Konga’ in 2003.  The […]

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Super Mario Odyssey Gets A New Minigame

The first DLC for ‘Super Mario Odyssey’ is here, and it comes with a familiar face.  ‘Luigi’s Balloon World’ adds Luigi to the game and also adds in new outfits and filters.  To access the content you’ll need to finish the main game.  Then look for Luigi in each of the worlds.  Having a conversation with him […]

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