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Dead pixels bug some Nintendo Switch owners

The Nintendo Switch is an intriguing new game console with plenty of promise. But it also seems to be suffering from some early woes.<p>Users of the new $300 system have taken to Reddit to complain of dead or stuck pixels on the system's 6.2-inch touchscreen. The Reddit thread has received more than …

Nintendo Switch

Nintendo Switch vs. Wii U: Which 'Zelda' plays better?

There are two versions of <i>The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild</i> available to buy. Only one of them requires a new console purchase, which has lots …

'Zelda: Breath of the Wild' Is Now One Of The Best Reviewed Games In History

Over the course of the past day, it’s been tough to miss the nearly endless array of perfect scores rolling in for T<i>he Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild</i>. It’s hard to imagine a better boost the Nintendo Switch could have at launch, but many may not realize <i>just how well</i> <i>Breath of the Wild</i> is …

Gaming

The Nintendo Switch, Gutted For Your Entertainment

While some take perverse pleasure from the external destruction of a new console, others may like to see a Nintendo Switch slowly disassembled, each …

Nintendo Switch

The Nintendo Switch is Nintendo's fastest-selling console ever

Nintendo's new console is barely three days old, but it's already off to a strong start in terms of sales: It is now Nintendo's fastest-selling console.<p>That's an impressive launch, even if you take Nintendo's selective sales metric with the grain of salt it deserves.<p>The hybrid game system, which …

Retrogaming

Nintendo Switch's HD Rumble Helps Wife And Blind Husband Enjoy Gaming Together

Playing video games as a couple can be hard enough, but try finding something for two people to play when one of them is blind adds a whole new set …

Indie Gaming

Nintendo Switch Joy-Cons Can Connect To Your PC, Mac, And Android

We've already learned that the Nintendo Switch Pro Controller can connect to your PC, but YouTube user DreWoof confirmed yesterday it's also possible to pair Joy-Cons to your other devices via Bluetooth as well.<p>As the video above shows, because Joy-Cons use Bluetooth to communicate with the Switch, …

Why Nintendo Switch is amazing now, despite a small launch game lineup

Nintendo’s Switch feels almost like a minimum viable product when it comes to software – the menu, when you boot the console initially, looks like a placeholder with big, empty square blocks suggesting some future software arrival. This is where games you download or insert via cartridge would show …

Retrogaming

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Here Are The Biggest Problems Gamers Are Having With The Nintendo Switch

The Nintendo Switch launched last Friday, and over the weekend gamers all over the world have finally gotten a chance to play with the shiny new tech.<p>I’ve seen a bunch of people posting screenshots and videos of their time with <i>The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild,</i> and beyond the usual outliers …

Gaming

People Are Worried About Dead Pixels on the Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Isn't

Supplies of Nintendo’s latest console, the Switch, are extremely limited at the moment and most people aren’t lucky to have one. But some who have …

Retrogaming

How to Fix the Nintendo Switch's Joy-Con Sync Issue

There's a fix for the Joy-con's sync issue, but it's going to require some soldering know-how.<p>The Nintendo Switch launch weekend was marked by <i>The Legend of Zelda</i>'s return to glory, long lines at places like Gamestop, and, unfortunately, rampant syncing issues between the console's left "Joy-con" …

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What the game industry thinks of Nintendo’s Switch

Developers and executives discuss the hybrid system.<p>Four days from today, Nintendo's latest console will go on sale.<p>A little over four years since the launch of Wii U, a little over four months since Nintendo announced Switch, and to many, the system seems like a breath of fresh air — a game …

Nintendo Switch | Review

I'm enjoying the Nintendo Switch much, much more than I expected — here's why

I've been wary of Nintendo's new game console, the Switch, for quite some time.<p>On paper, there's a lot stacked against it:<p>It's underpowered compared with the Xbox One and PlayStation 4, both of which cost the same (or less, depending on the model).<br>• It has a paltry game library compared with the …

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Nintendo Switch Review: Past And Future In Equal Measure

The newest Zelda and Mario machine is an innovative blank slate that’s loaded with promise but short on online features.<p>I’ve been agonizing over what to say about my time with the Nintendo Switch since the first reviews went up.<p>On one hand, the hardware is a marvel of modern mobile architecture, …

Gaming

The Nintendo Switch: Bold, Brilliant, But You Should Wait to Buy

The Nintendo Switch — Nintendo’s first new console since 2012 — is a pretty bold proposition. It’s a $299 console that bridges the gap between your …

Nintendo Switch Is a Console for Humans, Not Gamers

Could it fall on its face? Yes, sure.<p>Well here we are. The Switch, Nintendo's latest console, is finally here. The internet is flooded with detailed, measured reviews right now, so rather than publish another one of those, Motherboard decided to give the machine to the least professional member of …

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