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'Zelda: Breath of the Wild': Exploring Hyrule and its multicolored dogs

<i>Zelda: Breath of the Wild</i> features so many wonderful and whimsical things for players to discover that you could spend day after day exploring its …

Breath of the Wild

This "Realistic" Nintendo Switch Parody Ad Makes The Joke You Expect

Part of what makes the Nintendo Switch cool is that you can play on a TV or on the go--wherever that may be. Now, College Humor has posted what it calls a "realistic" commercial for the console that shows a man taking a break from playing Zelda: Breath of the Wild on his TV and moving to the …

Mid-century San Francisco archive photos unseen for decades

A few weeks ago we unearthed a series of San Francisco street scenes from the Chronicle archives. The images - which pre-dated 1950 - had been unseen for decades. The photos were so popular that decided I should scan the image folder of the years following 1949. To me they're every bit as wonderful …

Player Finds Incredible Way To Push Pokémon Yellow To Game Boy's Limit

This might be the wildest thing I have seen in 2017 so far, holy cow. Watch in wonder as someone uses <i>Pokémon Yellow</i> to push the boundaries of what a …

Retrogaming

Nintendo Showcases New Zelda Art Book

2 Shares<p>Share2<p>Tweet<p>Pin<p>Stumble<p>In recent news, Nintendo released a short 5-minute video in their ironically named Nintendo Minute series. With Kit & …

EduTech: How to get the most out of your .edu email address with discounted software + hardware, more

<i>EduTech is a new 9to5Mac weekly series that will focus on technology’s application in education, lower and higher level, both for productivity and enjoyment. If you have suggestions for topics or specific questions you’d like to see answered, feel free to let me know.</i><p>In the first installment of …

Like any good cheese, Keanu Reeves’ acting is better with age

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The Nintendo Switch Is Perfect For Japanese Celebrities

Are you a Japanese celebrity? No? Well, Yo Oizumi is, and he’s going to show you how the Switch is ideal for famous folks.<p>We’ve seen loads of footage …

Nintendo Switch

Full Metroid Prequel Created By Fans

If Nintendo isn’t going to make more <i>Metroid</i> games then it’s up to fans to keep the series going with games like <i>Metroid: Rogue Dawn</i>, an unofficial …

Metroid

An estimated look at the size of Zelda: Breath of the Wild's map

Zelda: Breath of the Wild has a massive world to explore. At last year’s E3, Nintendo said that the Great Plateau represents an extremely small …

RIP Miiverse, Nintendo’s Awful, Beautiful Social Network

<b>Update: Now it’s official. Miiverse goes offline this November.</b><p>We know a lot more about the Nintendo Switch than we used to after watching last …

Retrogaming

With Nintendo’s Switch Game Console, New Ideas Create New Experiences

Even in the era of Super Mario Run, Nintendo is serious about pursuing its own vision and building its own hardware. Here’s why.<p>Link, the elfin hero of the Legend of Zelda series, has been rescuing the princess for over 30 years and 17 games. With the latest installment, <i>Breath of the Wild</i>, he …

Gaming

Hands on with Fujifilm’s new X100F and X-T20

Fujifilm announced two new cameras today, the fixed-lens X100F and the interchangeable lens X-T20. Both cameras are updates to prior models in Fujifilm’s lineup, and introduce the 24.3-megapixel sensor and new processor from the company’s higher-end cameras. While the biggest update in both cameras …

Tim Cook turned Apple into a ‘boring operations company,’ says former engineer

A former Apple engineer has accused Tim Cook of turning Apple ‘from a dynamic change-maker into a boring operations company.’ In particular, he says that by seeking to avoid conflict between teams, Apple has lost the dynamism that led to the creation of the iPhone …<p>Bob Burrough made the accusation …

'Sherlock' Season 4 finale weaves an exhausting, tangled web

It's telling that a show about a 47-year-old American pope with a fluctuating accent and troubling proclivity for Cherry Coke Zero was only the …

Super Mario Odyssey is Done and Could Have Been a Launch Title

Super Mario Odyssey is Already Finished<p>Liam Robertson is a well-known insider who recently broke the news about Scalebound being canceled by …

Retrogaming

Unofficial Metroid Prequel 'Rogue Dawn' Out Now Playable On Nintendo NES

For each and every gaming console out there, there's one final swansong which showcases the power behind the dated hardware it sits on. Take Shadow …

What I learned in 20 minutes with The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Nintendo is banking heavily on its new Zelda game to help move the Switch at launch, and that faith just might be rewarded.<p>As Julie Andrews told us …

Recommended Reading: The Wii U wasn't for everyone

<b>The Wii U Was Great,<br>Just Not For Me</b><br>Luke Plunkett,<br>Kotaku<p>Before Nintendo revealed all the details about its upcoming Switch console, a lot of us took a moment to reflect on its predecessor: the Wii U. While the console offered compelling gamine experiences for some, it wasn't for everyone. <i>Kotaku</i> …

Watch Nick Offerman react to the nonsense gadgets of CES 2017

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Gear & Gadgets

Pokémon Snap is coming to the Wii U tomorrow

Don’t put away your Wii U just yet: Nintendo 64 cult classic <i>Pokémon Snap</i> is coming to the console. The game will be available to download through Nintendo’s virtual console classic games service starting tomorrow.<p>First released on the N64 in 1999, <i>Pokémon Snap</i> differs from other games in the series …

Can IBM’s Watson Do It All?

Big Blue’s artificial intelligence division is a sprawling effort to corner seemingly every market in AI.<p>From winning <i>Jeopardy</i> in 2011 to helping write a sad song last year, IBM’s Watson cognitive computing platform is all over popular culture. Press releases fly out about Watson producing a movie …

Artificial Intelligence

33 science fiction and fantasy books that everyone will be talking about in 2017

Better make some space on your shelves<p>We’ve already taken a look at what novels are hitting bookshelves this month, but 2017 promises to be a huge year for science fiction and fantasy literature as a whole. There’s going to be some great reads from debut authors, while some of the best names in the …

Metroid’s Soundtrack Gets the Synth Remake it Deserves

The original <i>Metroid</i> was released in the 80’s when synth music reigned supreme. Unfortunately, the game’s music wasn’t able to authentically convey …

Taschen Unearths A Treasure Trove Of Previously Undiscovered Disney

A new book features never before published Disney artwork from the depths of the company’s archives.<p>You’d think after all the films, documentaries, and books about Disney—the man and the company—there wouldn’t be much left to discuss.<p>That was before German author Daniel Kothenschulte dove into the …

Someone made a supercut of all the ~missing~ "Rogue One" footage and it is fascinating

Now that we’ve seen the latest <i>Star Wars</i> movie — and know <i>exactly</i> how the plans for the Death Star are stolen — we’re good to go ahead and spend the …

Exploring The References, Callbacks, And Homages To The ‘Star Wars’ Universe In ‘Rogue One’

After last year’s <i>The Force Awakens</i> continued the ongoing story of the Skywalker family and their role shaping a far away galaxy, this year’s entry, <i>Rogue One,</i> is the first of many standalone films planned for the <i>Star Wars</i> franchise since Disney’s purchased it back in 2012. (Read our takes here and …

Star Wars

Our biggest arguments over Rogue One

Much like Westworld, Star Wars is apparently all about the milk<p>Ever since <i>Rogue One: A Star Wars Story</i> was first announced, fan expectations for the film have been high, but emotions have been complicated. This is the first <i>Star Wars</i>-related film that isn’t specifically part of the nine-episode …

Star Wars