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The price of the Nintendo Switch, and all its innards, is too damn high

Amidst all of the hype of the Nintendo Switch presentation, let's break one thing down -- this thing is going to be one of the priciest Nintendo consoles yet if you actually look at what everything costs. Now, $300 for the console itse...   read

 
 
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Reminder: Treehouse has an extended look at the new Switch games in a half hour

Craving some more information about the Nintendo Switch? Did last night's event not quite scratch your (don't kill me) Switch Itch? Maybe you just have an insatiable appetite for anything Switch, eager to gobble up any morsel thrown your w...   read

 
 
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Here's everything that happened at Nintendo's big Switch reveal

Well uh, that went longer than expected. Although not a whole lot wowed me outside of the Zelda stuff, we got what we really wanted with the Nintendo Switch presentation -- a price, and a date. So much isn't actually coming until later...   read

 
 
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Gamestop is taking pre-orders for Nintendo Switch

Along with Amazon, Gamestop is quick on the Nintendo Switch draw. You can pre-order at their website here, or in-store by putting down $50 that will go towards the cost of the system. Here's hoping they don't undersell like they did with th...   read

 
 
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Amazon has the Nintendo Switch up for pre-order

Finally, after close to two years of speculation, we know all the big details about the Nintendo NX Switch. We know how it works, we know its launch lineup, we know its release date, and we know its price. It has been a long road, but ...   read

 
 
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So that's what the Nintendo Switch UI looks like

Given the form factor of the Nintendo Switch, I figured Nintendo would more than likely create a user interface similar to the one it has for the Wii U GamePad, only more refined. We didn't get a good look at the Switch UI during the compan...   read

 
 
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Check out the five new Zelda: Breath of the Wild amiibo

This amiibo thing has hit pretty big for Nintendo over the past two years. And, this Switch thing is hot as all hell right now. Oh yeah, and Zelda has been huge for three decades. Any armchair analyst could have predicted that Nintendo...   read

 
 
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Nintendo has some, uh, interesting ideas for the Switch

It's now past 11:00pm, and I'm watching two adults competitively milk a virtual cow. How you doing? I'd call this the most "Nintendo" moment of tonight's Nintendo Switch presentation, but that honor is better awarded to the Joy-Con control...   read

 
 
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Nintendo's paid online service will come with a free NES or SNES game every month

One of the biggest surprises of Nintendo's Switch presentation was the reveal of a paid online service. Nintendo is the last console platform to charge its users for online functionality, holding out many years longer than PlayStation and X...   read

 
 
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People are already scalping the Nintendo Switch on eBay

I don't care what the Simpsons told you, depending on the kindness of strangers won't get you anywhere. Now greed, on the other hand -- that's an emotion we can all rely on! Some enterprising jerks assholes monsters have started sellin...   read

 
 
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There's a new Bomberman for Nintendo Switch and I'm in heaven

While Nintendo has been showcasing local multiplayer on the Nintendo Switch with games like NBA 2K17 and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, I've been imagining my own what-if scenario this whole time. My dream setup involves Super Bomberman 2 on the go....   read

 
 
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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe hits Nintendo Switch this April

The Nintendo Switch presentation might be over, but news is still seeping out. As heavily rumored leading up to tonight's event, the system will have its own Mario Kart title. A familiar one, at that. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is the "definitive...   read

 
 
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Nintendo Switch peripherals priced, Pro Controller costs $70

Nintendo has just posted pricing information for its Switch peripherals. Of note is the Pro Controller, set for a MSRP of $69.99, while a pair of Joy-Cons will cost $79.99. The Pro Controller has motion controls and amiibo support, along wi...   read

 
 
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Breath of the Wild is a confirmed launch title for the Switch

While the President of Nintendo was reluctant is actually say it, the trailer shown at the end of the Switch presentation confirmed that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild will be a launch title for the Nintendo Switch. This doesn't ne...   read

 
 
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Here's everything you get when you buy a Nintendo Switch

If Nintendo's unveiling event for their new console has convinced you that you gotta get your meat mitts on one o' them Switches, you might be wondering what all you get for your $300. Here's what's inside: The console itself, a Switch Dock...   read

 
 
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Travis Touchdown is coming to Nintendo Switch

Suda51 got up on stage at the Nintendo Switch event and talked for a while without saying a whole lot. He hears the Switch is easy for independent developers to makes games for. He's currently working on a game that will have Travis Touchdo...   read

 
 
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Dragon Quest Heroes 1 and 2 are coming to Nintendo Switch

Nintendo's talking third-party partners for Switch games, and it mentioned that there are over 80 titles in development right now. Take a look at all these names:   read

 
 
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The next Shin Megami Tensei will be on Nintendo Switch

As the 25th anniversary for Shin Megami Tensei looms, Atlus teased a new entry at the Nintendo Switch event. Little was shown, because "development has only just begun," but there you go. The company has also opened a teaser site though, a...   read

 
 
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Super Mario Odyssey takes Mario to some weirdly mundane places

Mario has been to such strange and fantastic places over his lifetime, it's ironically strange to see him hopping around a regular-ass city. At the very least, his hopping is augmented by his new physics-defying hat. He can throw it and jum...   read

 
 
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Xenoblade Chronicles 2 is coming to the Switch

Monolith Soft is bringing the next installment in the Xenoblade series to the Nintendo Switch. There's no release date yet other than "2017," but it sure looks purdy, and I always love a JRPG on a new console. Oh, and Yasunori Mitsuda is be...   read

 
 
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Koei Tecmo is doing a Fire Emblem Warriors game

Not much was shown apart from a quick teaser, but Koei Tecmo is going to be making a Fire Emblem themed Warriors game for the Nintendo Switch. Seeing as Hyrule Warriors was incredible, I have no doubt this game is going to be just as awesom...   read

 
 
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Splatoon 2 will be coming to the Switch this Summer

So, it turns out that the upcoming Splatoon title for the Nintendo Switch will, in fact, be a sequel and not a straight port of the original Wii U game. This sequel will feature new weapons, forms of movement, maps, and even newer vari...   read

 
 
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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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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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