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Nintendo talks NES Classic discontinuation: 'we don't have unlimited resources'

The NES Classic has sold 2.3 million units worldwide, according to Nintendo. And now the nostalgic little device -- which was originally meant to be "a product for last holiday" -- is discontinued. Were you able to get your hands on one? I ...   read

 
 
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Nintendo is launching the New 2DS XL this July

With the Switch out and high-profile 3DS game releases starting to wind down, it hadn't even crossed my mind that Nintendo would come out with another model, but here we are. Enter the New Nintendo 2DS XL, which will sit right in between th...   read

 
 

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Genyo Takeda, creator of Punch-Out!!, retires from Nintendo

Veteran hardware developer Genyo Takeda, one of the longest tenured employees of Nintendo, has decided to retire after 45 years. The open position will be filled by Ko Shiota. On top of developing consoles like the Wii, Takeda created hit g...   read

 
 
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There's a PS4 bundle deal with a PSVR headset for $599

  Back in December, PlayStation VR headsets were quite difficult to find depending on where you live as the stock wasn't consistent across the supply chain. This looks to be a thing of the past now that we're approaching the middle of ...   read

 
 
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Rumor: The SNES Mini is on the way, hopefully they make more than 10

According to Eurogamer, who has had fairly solid sources on Nintendo happenings in the past, there will be an SNES Mini (to follow the NES Classic) later this year. This news comes directly after Nintendo has begun to halt production of the...   read

 
 
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PS4 Slims will have a 1TB hard drive in North America going foward

500GB of storage space can only get you so far these days, so it's nice to hear that Sony will begin including 1TB hard drives with PlayStation 4 Slim consoles in North America. The system's suggested retail price will remain at $300, and t...   read

 
 
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Review: Logitech Pro G Keyboard

When Logitech started their G Pro Gaming line with a mouse, I found it to be a simplistic but efficient device that would work well for eSports. Well, at least, I think it would. I'm not good enough for tournaments. I'm happy just to finish...   read

 
 
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Hoard of cheap Xbox One games and laptops in the Microsoft Spring Sale

The bread and butter of the Microsoft Store online are its Surface tablets and the occasionally hot Xbox One console offers. We're not getting great offers in those areas this year in the Microsoft Store Spring Sale, but instead, a ton of X...   read

 
 
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How much is too much for Xbox Scorpio in terms of price?

Well, we're one step closer to knowing what Project Scorpio will entail when it hits later this year, but there's still a fair few unanswered questions -- most notably, the price. Although Microsoft quickly folded into PR speak by saying "a...   read

 
 
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The newest Switch defect scare? Warped tablets

In addition to some of the issues plaguing the launch of the Switch (none of which, thankfully, I've had an issue with yet), another one has popped up for several people based on this Reddit thread -- warped systems. Users are alleging that...   read

 
 


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Today-only deal: first discount on the PlayStation VR headset

Here's a quick Tuesday trivia question: Which online retailer would be the first to discount the PlayStation VR headset? Amazon, GameStop, Target, perhaps Walmart? Nope. The answer is Monoprice. The value-oriented generic brand electronics ...   read

 
 
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The PS4 Pro will never support 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray, but it has 4K media support today

The PS4 Pro already allowed users to stream 4K video from various media providers like Netflix, but now you can use your own media on the system in 4K. As of today, the media app will be updated for Pro owners to accomodate 4K videos in mp4...   read

 
 
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Review: Razer BlackWidow Chroma V2

For the last couple of months, my fingers have been spoiled by using the Razer Ornata Chroma. The low-profile keycaps and satisfying tactility led to it being my keyboard of choice. But now Razer has released the BlackWidow Chroma V2, the n...   read

 
 
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A good old fashioned Nintendo Switch accessory review roundup/slobberknocker

[Update: More accessory reviews have been added.] Now that the shiny new Nintendo Switch is out, it's time to put a bunch of accessories to the test. If you're curious how some third-party (sanctioned or non-sanctioned) peripherals measure ...   read

 
 
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If we ever get a GameCube Virtual Console, Nintendo needs to make this Joy-Con

Man, if only I had a disposable amount of income that would allow me to paint over an $80 Joy Con set, I would give experiments like this a go. The folks over at Boss Fight Props took the plunge, and managed to craft an amazing looking Game...   read

 
 
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New pictures reveal Nintendo's Joy-Con fix: A piece of foam?

Although I still haven't experienced any left Joy-Con issues since my Switch review unit pre-launch, many others have. A lot of folks have narrowed it down to defective units and "incompatible rooms," which is a not-great experience if you ...   read

 
 
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This is the first of the Xbox One 'Tech Series' controllers

Microsoft has a fancy new Xbox One gamepad coming out next month. Aside from the "military technology"-inspired design, this Recon Tech Special Edition controller has a textured diamond rubberized grip on its backside. It'll be out on April...   read

 
 
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Report: Nintendo to double the production of the Switch

According to a report from the Wall Street Journal, as of April 1, Nintendo will be doubling its efforts to produce Nintendo Switch systems. Initially they were planning on producing eight million, but now that number is allegedly closer to...   read

 
 
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Microsoft Pi Day sale cuts $31 off Watch Dogs 2 and Steep

It's Pi Day in America and capitalism compels us to bring forth any random sales to ya. The Microsoft Store has launched a mini Pi Day sale with discounts on select Ubisoft Xbox One games and Xbox One console bundles. While only three title...   read

 
 
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Be careful if you're buying another Nintendo Switch dock

While I adored my time with the Switch, one of my biggest problems was how cheaply the dock component was crafted. It's wobbly at times, and although I haven't had any major problems getting my Switch in and out (some report scratching), th...   read

 
 
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PSA: If you're swapping out your microSD card on the Nintendo Switch, make sure it's not in sleep mode

After learning that you can easily export screenshots from the Nintendo Switch in bulk to the PC with a microSD card (and adapter, which is included in nearly every card these days), I just had to try it out. The thing is, I didn't think to...   read

 
 
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Price cut! Oculus Rift and the Touch controllers are $200 off

That $199 price tag on a pair of Touch controllers for the Oculus Rift felt like total sticker shock, and I say that as someone who was impressed with the tech after trying games like Wilson's Heart leading up to the December launch. Thankf...   read

 
 
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Review: Nintendo Switch

Nintendo is still reeling from the Wii U, so its mission statement is a bit muddled right now. Is the Switch a replacement for the 3DS? Nintendo said it wasn't for the Wii U, but then discontinued it mere weeks later. Let's face it, the Swi...   read

 
 
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Nvidia drops 1080 card to $499, new Ti card faster than Titan

Some exciting hardware news out of GDC: Nvidia's shipping a faster graphics card on March 6th, and perhaps more exciting - they're dropping the price on the much-hyped GeForce 1080 GTX for $499. The new GeForce 1080 Ti is due soon at $700, ...   read

 
 
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It looks like you can use a Switch Pro controller on your PC

Here's a pleasant surprise. According to some folks who got the Switch Pro Controller early, the peripheral will pretty much just plug-and-play on the PC. Redditor CalKnight was one of the first to discover this, and posted a video of himse...   read

 
 


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