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Nintendo Switch Vs. Xbox One X: The Console Wars Are Finally Interesting

In recent years, the term “console war” has largely been about PlayStation vs. Xbox, first in the guise of the Xbox 360 vs. the PS3, then the Xbox One vs. the PS4, and now the Xbox One X vs. the PS4 Pro. And let’s be real: this is a marketing battle more than anything else. Yes, the consoles do …

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Skyrim is the first third-party game to allow video capture on Nintendo Switch

Bethesda is paying attention to Switch fans<p><i>The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim</i> is now the first third-party game to allow video capture on the Nintendo Switch.<p>A patch for the game, referred to as Update 1.1, added the new functionality on Nov. 16. Now players can use the Switch’s Capture button to record …

Nintendo Switch

It’s A Meme, Mario! 15 Hilarious Nintendo Memes

We’re sure you fondly remember Nintendo from your childhood, but Nintendo goes way further back than that. No, even further than you think. Nintendo …

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October 2017 NPD: PS4 Is Still the Best Selling System of the Year

Despite increasingly intense competition, the PlayStation 4 remains the best-selling console in the United States year-to-date – but it’s going to be …

Gran Turismo Sport

2017's Best Video Games For Kids, Teens And Parents

Being a family who play video games together is no longer something unusual. Every family has people who loves games in it, and many of those find ways to share the hobby of children and parents.<p>The bigger challenge is finding the games that are a good fit to your family. At the start of each year …

Gran Turismo Sport

5 Amazing Wii U Video Games That Kept The System Alive

Mario Maker is a must play for Wii U owners, whether they just want to make or play Mario levels. The interface is inviting and straightforward, and …

Gaming

The Nintendo Switch, SNES Classic Just Beat the Snot Out of Sony, Microsoft - ExtremeTech

By on November 17, 2017 at 10:02 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>If a report from the NPD Group …

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Forza Motorsport 7, GT Sport, Project Cars 2 All Nominated for a Game Award

The trio of racers vie for the title of Best Sports/Racing Game along with FIFA, Pro Evolution Soccer, and NBA 2K18.<p>Chesnot—Getty Images<p>It's been a …

Gran Turismo Sport

GameStop’s Black Friday ad leaks with plenty of gaming deals

Even though we’re only a week away from the time that many companies will start offering their Black Friday deals, we haven’t heard anything official …

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This Insane, 4-Story Go-Kart Track Is Like ‘Mario Kart’ IRL

As an unabashed <i>Mario Kart</i> fanatic, there's only so much simulating and imitating you can get away with before people start to look at you …

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The best Nintendo Switch games

The Nintendo Switch is an excellent game console. If you don't want to quit collecting Power Moons in <i>Super Mario Odyssey</i> but need a change of scenery from your living room, that's entirely doable. Simply take the tablet out of its dock, slide your Joy-cons back on and you can pick up right where …

Gaming

The Nintendo Switch Is Continuing to Sell Like Crazy

The Switch became the fastest-selling console in Nintendo’s history just about a month after it launched, and it’s showing no signs of slowing down. …

Super Mario Odyssey

My Nintendo adds DLC for original Mario Kart 8 in Europe

My Nintendo Europe has added in two rewards for Mario Kart 8. Yes, that is the original game for Wii U that we’re talking about.<p>Both DLC packs are …

Legend of Zelda

Switch and Nintendo Systems Dominated US Hardware Sales in October

Nintendo hasn't been shy of highlighting sales success this year, and the company has come out early to reveal another hugely impressive month in the …

Gaming

Nintendo isn’t stretching its ARMS enough with new DLC

Nintendo<p>Nintendo has failed its one major new franchise this year by not doing nearly enough to encourage anyone to play it this holiday …

Gaming

Home & Office : Super Nintendo Box Art Canvas 2pk

Where decorating becomes an adventure! Coming in at a foot square each, this set of two canvases may look familiar. That's because they feature the …

Gaming

Who Wants To Win A $900 Phone?

Image: Supplied<p>Last weekend Kotaku went around Supanova Brisbane with a Huawei Mate 10, which one reader won! This weekend, they're doing Supanova …

Technology (Australia)

Real-life Mario Kart track opening in Ontario next spring

Now you can play Mario Kart in real life, on a real race track!<p>The Niagara Speedway isn’t the future location of a NASCAR race, but a brand new …

Canadian News

The best racing video games

With racing video games, there's a couple of key subgenres. The first is the driving simulator, an intense, immersive experience where every detail is considered for when you get behind the virtual wheel, while the second is the arcade-like experience, where realism is left to one side in favour of …

Gran Turismo Sport

The best early Black Friday deals on Nintendo Switch

Our picks of the best Black Friday offers so far.

Shopping

10 Games Every Nintendo Switch Player Needs

If you own a Nintendo Switch, then you must own these 10 excellent titles.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions …

Nintendo Switch

'Diddy Kong Racing' Almost Didn't Happen

The Mario Kart 64-killer started life as a generic racer and rushed out to greatness, twenty years ago.<p>Among Rare’s contributions to the very best games on the Nintendo 64—<i>Banjo-Kazooie</i>, <i>GoldenEye</i>, <i>Banjo-Tooie</i>—there is only one that has really never been recreated successfully. That is <i>Diddy Kong</i> …

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What Does Nintendo Have Left Up their Sleeves for Switch?

Just eight months in to the Switch’s existence, Nintendo has already released critically acclaimed entries into both The Legend of Zelda and Super …

Metroid

Extra: Nintendo’s Back-to-Basics Holiday Tour

It’s the Switch’s first holiday, and with that comes a tried and true Nintendo tradition: the mall tour. Yes, after a one-year hiatus in 2016, …

Gaming

Nintendo and Universal in talks for animated Mario Bros. movie

Two decades on from Nintendo's last attempt, it looks like there's going to be a new Super Mario Bros. movie.<p>This time around it'll be an animated …

Gaming

My Sister Bought a Nintendo Switch

I was literally shocked when my sister’s new husband sent me a message over Facebook telling me that she had bought a Nintendo Switch. When I got a …

Nintendo Switch

Talking Point: Nintendo Has Embraced DLC, But Must Resist The Worst Industry Norms

If you follow multi-platform websites or other systems on social media, one term will be familiar - loot boxes. After a few years where they've crept …

Nintendo

Feature: 13AM Games on Runbow for Switch and Its Hopes for the Future

It's easy to get drawn into the Switch eShop's current surge in momentum and get a little carried away, declaring it as a bright new dawn for the …

Nintendo

The Best Black Friday 2017 Video Game Deals

<i>Welcome to IGN's Daily Deals, your source for the best deals on the stuff you actually want to buy. If you buy something through this post, IGN may</i> …

Gaming

Presentation skills, shared libraries, fake designs, and more UX this week

Your weekly collection of UX links.If you like the links, don’t forget to 👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏The relationship between design deliverables …

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