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Hidden golf game found on Nintendo Switch

September 20, 2017 8:48 am0 comments

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Fans think the “Easter egg” is a tribute to the company’s late president Satoru Iwata. BBC News – Technology

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Nintendo Will Bring Back the NES Classic Edition in 2018

September 13, 2017 12:22 am0 comments
Nintendo Will Bring Back the NES Classic Edition in 2018

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Last year, Nintendo launched its great monument to bait-and-switch, the NES Classic Edition. The cutting-edge 30-year-old console packed a reasonable number of classic NES games into a diminutive form factor; then Nintendo slapped an attractive […]

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Nintendo Says SNES Classic Production Will Be ‘Dramatically Increased’

September 11, 2017 1:07 pm0 comments
Nintendo Says SNES Classic Production Will Be ‘Dramatically Increased’

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. The launch of Nintendo’s NES Classic Edition last year was marred by the company’s near-total disconnection from reality, as supply issues drove resale prices of the mini-console to several hundred dollars. It’s no surprise, then, that […]

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Nintendo: SNES Classic Pre-Orders Begin Later This Month

August 2, 2017 8:58 pm0 comments
Nintendo: SNES Classic Pre-Orders Begin Later This Month

There are hordes of eager fans willing to line up for a chance to purchase an SNES Classic (online or in real life), and Nintendo stoked the flame today with an announcement that pre-orders for its newest retro console will go live later this month. “We appreciate the incredible anticipation […]

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Nintendo Now Rumored to be Prepping Classic N64 Edition

July 22, 2017 2:52 am0 comments
Nintendo Now Rumored to be Prepping Classic N64 Edition

After last year’s NES Classic Edition being such a smash it, it wasn’t surprising to see the company follow up with this year’s Super NES Classic Edition (although as previously stated, I don’t recommend trying to get your hands on one). But that’s not all the company apparently has up its […]

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Nintendo Unveils Super NES Classic Edition, Launches Sept 29 with 21 Games

June 27, 2017 3:28 am0 comments
Nintendo Unveils Super NES Classic Edition, Launches Sept 29 with 21 Games

Mode 7 freaks, get ready: Nintendo has unveiled the Super NES Classic Edition, a miniature version of the beloved SNES in the vein of the NES Classic Edition that everyone wanted and few people were able to actually buy. The system will come with 21 games, including many of the […]

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First Voice Chat Headset for Nintendo Switch Requires Smartphone, Dongle

June 6, 2017 1:56 am0 comments
First Voice Chat Headset for Nintendo Switch Requires Smartphone, Dongle

You’d think the question of how to connect headsets to game consoles would be a settled issue by now, given that voice chat has been a standard feature of Xbox and PlayStation games for years. Nintendo, however, has never supported such options in the same way. Prior to the Switch, […]

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Nintendo Hopes You’ll Love the Switch So Much, You’ll Buy More Than One

May 4, 2017 6:06 pm1 comment
Nintendo Hopes You’ll Love the Switch So Much, You’ll Buy More Than One

Back in the 1960s, Alka-Seltzer found an incredible way to double its sales volume. It involved no new products, no dramatic advertising campaigns, and no celebrity spokespeople or clever jingle. The company simply started showing two tablets dropping into water, rather than just one. This didn’t quite double sales, but […]

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Nintendo Defends Killing NES Classic, Even With 2.3 Million Sold

May 1, 2017 7:35 pm0 comments
Nintendo Defends Killing NES Classic, Even With 2.3 Million Sold

Most companies, having unexpectedly stumbled into an extremely popular product, would gear up for production, hire more people, increase supply, and ride the revenue train for as long as they could. Nintendo is not most companies. According to Reggie Fils-Aimé, the company killed the NES Classic Edition after selling 2.3 […]

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Nintendo Announces New 2DS XL, Returns to Clamshell Design

April 28, 2017 9:03 pm0 comments
Nintendo Announces New 2DS XL, Returns to Clamshell Design

A few years back, Nintendo launched a low-cost follow-up to its 3DS. The 2DS was a slate instead of a clamshell, and it dropped the 3D capabilities Nintendo built into the 3DS, all while selling for a lower price ($ 129 at launch compared with $ 170 for the 3DS […]

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