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Nintendo unveils Arms, a fighting sports game for Switch

During the Nintendo Switch presentation, we got a glimpse at a new property called Arms. Yep, just Arms. It's a "fighting sports game" in which players duke it out with their extendable arms. The feel of the game was described as a mix of ...   read

 
 
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Let's take a moment to fully appreciate this

Nintendo's Switch presentation is moving at a million miles per hour. For a company that seemed to draw out every morsel of information over the past two years, this show is full speed ahead, telling us something new every second. It's a lo...   read

 
 
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1-2 Switch is the first game announced at Nintendo's Switch event

The first game Nintendo showed off during the Switch event wasn't one where you look at a television. Instead, it's focused on personal interaction, and reading the people around you. It's called 1-2-Switch, and Nintendo wants to position ...   read

 
 
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The Nintendo Switch Joy-Con has a capture button, but it only does screenshots right now

The rumored Share button for the Nintendo Switch is real after all. Soon you'll be able to pester all of your friends with game screenshots and send them out with social media. Video capture will be possible some time in "the future." Also....   read

 
 
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Nintendo Switch battery life runs between 2.5 and 6.5 hours

With a console that can be taken on the go (or a handheld that can be set up on a TV), battery life is going to be an important consideration. In today's Switch presentation, Nintendo reported its battery life to run anywhere between 2.5 an...   read

 
 
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The Switch Joy-Cons will come in multiple colors

It looks like we won't need to be waiting for additional Joy-Con colors for the launch of the Nintendo Switch. Shown off during the Switch presentation were an almost neon red and blue color scheme for the Joy-Con controllers, along with so...   read

 
 
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The Nintendo Switch won't be region locked

Back in October, when Nintendo first announced its upcoming Switch console, I couldn't help but feel a bit concerned about the prospect of the hardware manufacturer implementing a form of region-restrictions that may impede on a user's abil...   read

 
 
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Nintendo Switch will have a paid online service

Right out of the gate, Nintendo spoke briefly about online play on the Nintendo Switch during its presentation this evening. While specifics were sparse, there's one big detail: a price tag. Players will be able to engage in online multipla...   read

 
 
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Nintendo Switch releases on March 3 for $300

We finally know. Nintendo kicked off the Switch event by answering the biggest remaining question marks: When it comes out and how much it costs. Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima revealed that the Switch releases on March 3, 2017 at a p...   read

 
 
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Watch the Nintendo Switch event here

It's the night we've been waiting for since October, and in less than half an hour, Nintendo is finally going to let us know more about its next system. Tonight's Nintendo Direct should cover things like the price, launch date, and possibly...   read

 
 
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After quite the wait, toddlers are now in The Sims 4

The impossible has happened: toddlers are now in The Sims 4 by way of a free update. I'm an on-again, off-again Sims player at best, so my reaction here is a general "Aww, that's cute. Look at those lil outfits!" But the folks who are in f...   read

 
 
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WWE 2K17 hits PC on February 7

All you PC fans out there waiting for your wrestling fix will be happy to know that WWE 2K17 is heading to the platform on February 7, 2017. While you'll receive the pre-order bonus of Goldberg for free, there is still going to be a season ...   read

 
 
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DiRT Showdown is free over on the Humble Store right now!

The overlooked DiRT Showdown is now free on the Humble Store for the next two days. While the game isn't exactly groundbreaking or packed with loads of content, it does basically replicate the style of Burnout while providing some neat dive...   read

 
 
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Special little places: Over the hill and through the woods

[What can be more homely than going to grandma's house? Gaming in grandma's basement, thanks to last month's bloggers wanted. Don't forget about this month's bloggers wanted prompt too, New Year's evil! ~Strider] Generally, when I think of ...   read

 
 
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Review: AUKEY KM-G3 RGB Mechanical Keyboard

I love mechanical keyboards. I used to think people that raved and ranted about them and spent hundreds of dollars on a basic-looking, loud-as-hell keyboard were stupid idiots -- until I tried one. Now I can never go back. That said, I see ...   read

 
 
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DiRT Rally is about to get PlayStation VR and co-driver support

Codemasters is planning an upgrade for DiRT Rally that enables PlayStation VR support as well as a co-driver feature in which a friend can use a second controller to send you calls. Talk about a trust exercise! While this will be sold as DL...   read

 
 
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Review: Rise & Shine

Have you ever fallen head over heals for someone extremely beautiful only to find out that what is at their very core is just not good, and may even be downright bad? It gives me no pleasure to say that is how I feel about Rise & Shine,...   read

 
 
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Nintendo Switch reveal Bingo!

[With the Nintendo Switch presentation just hours away, sonic429 has ensured that even if all your dreams don't come true, you can at least have some fun! Print out your Bingo board and follow along during the presentation to see if you can...   read

 
 
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Resident Evil 7's trying to trick you into its cannibal-filled home

An inviting home is not always a home you want to be invited to. Maybe the design is spot-on -- an open concept and "Live, Laugh, Love" scrawled on the wall -- and that sounds pretty nice. But, the owners of that modern chic house, they wa...   read

 
 
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You won't need to go undercover to see this Lego City Undercover trailer

Struggling to come up with a headline, you say? Why, I never! I totally had a pun lined up for this article, but then I realized that the title of Lego City Undercover hasn't changed from the Wii U version, so I had no clue how to word my p...   read

 
 
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Sony closes Rigs and Killzone: Mercenary studio Guerrilla Cambridge

Sony has closed Guerrilla Cambridge, the long-running studio behind games like Rigs: Mechanized Combat League for PlayStation VR, Killzone: Mercenary on PS Vita, and even MediEvil, among others. In a statement to GamesIndustry.biz, Sony sai...   read

 
 
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Skyrim script extender aims to save mods that broke with the Special Edition

Whenever an update comes along for just about anything on PC, it breaks shit. It can be as minor as a small graphical upgrade for World of Warcraft making certain add-ons obselete, or as big as say, Skyrim: Special Edition complet...   read

 
 
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It is a mega day for Xbox One backward compatibility

I guess adding seven games in a single day wasn't enough for Microsoft's backward compatibility service. They needed to round off the number so it wasn't odd and I'm perfectly fine with the choices they made. Mega Man 9, Mega Man 10, and Be...   read

 
 
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Final Fantasy XIV is getting a XV collab, and I hope it involves big jackets

Although people are quick to dump on Lightning, she had a really great collaboration with Final Fantasy XIV this past year, and I'd love to see more limited time crossovers like that without going overboard (generally the team just sti...   read

 
 
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Cold Vengeance is a clunky, pitch-perfect action game

I rarely put a game down and immediately start writing about it. I prefer to let my experiences soak in a bit so that my hot takes can marinate into coherent thoughts. Today is different, though because I’ve been binging on Cold Venge...   read

 
 


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iam16bit

Thinking about the Switch Joy-Cons, Im starting to think Nintendo went a little overboard with the Its nice they can be used a wiimotes but I dont think it needed IR sensors and HD Taking that out would make them much

 
On Air Fish

Holy shit, guys! Why isnt Nintendo just giving everything away for free? I mean, they want us to play their games dont they?!?! Im having trouble processing the hate, Im sure Ill be flamed in the

 
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Am I the only one who does not care at all about Switch? It is competing for the same space as the 3DS, its games are far too expensive, its hardware is meh, its storefront is Why are people so excited?

 
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