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Nintendo Switch Online Launches Today, Here's Everything You Need To Know

Nintendo fans have had it good for a long, long time. Unlike Xbox and PlayStation owners, they've never had to pay to play their games online. This free period, like all good things, is coming to an end. With the launch of Nintendo Switch Online, Nintendo will begin charging for online play.<p>As with …

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Classic Sega Genesis games headed to Nintendo Switch in a single, massive bundle

Sega Genesis Classics will get a digital and a physical release this winter<p>Today, in advance of the annual Tokyo Games Show, Sega announced the release of <i>Sega Genesis</i> <i>Classics</i> for the Nintendo Switch. The 50-plus game bundle will include fan favorites such as the Golden Axe, Phantasy Star, Sonic the …

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'Duck Hunt' NES Secret Has Gone Viral, Thanks To Seth Rogen

Years ago, a number of us (well, older gamers) enjoyed <i>Duck Hunt</i> on the NES, using the Zapper to blast those flying ducks into the hands of our …

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Nintendo Switch NES Joy-cons have a disappointing fine print

Nintendo giveth and Nintendo taketh away. Or in this case, it just didn’t make things painfully clear before “encouraging” Nintendo fans to put their …

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What time will Nintendo Switch Online launch?

Nintendo’s for-pay Switch online service won’t be live until later tonight<p>Nintendo had previously announced that Nintendo Switch Online would launch today, Sept. 18, but the company has now stated that the service might be going live after much of the United States is asleep.<p>“Nintendo Switch Online …

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NES: Switch Online - Switch app icon

Nintendo Entertainment System – Nintendo Switch Online is a piece of software that you have to download once it goes live. The file size is 58.72MB. …

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Fortnite's New Nintendo Switch Bundle Includes A Skin And Other Freebies

Fortnite has already been available on Nintendo Switch for months, but Nintendo will offer a special bundle promoting the game next month. Available starting on October 5, the Nintendo Switch: Fortnite - Double Helix Bundle includes the system, game download, and some special gear for use in the …

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A celebration of Toad, for no real reason at all

A look at why Toad is great, and why he shouldn’t be blamed for things he had nothing to do with<p>Imagine waking up one morning to find that one of your favorite Nintendo characters — say, Toad — is being discussed at length on social media. That would be a pretty good morning! It’s the sort of thing …

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‘Arena of Valor’ Revenue Tops $140 Million Outside China (Analyst)

Tencent’s “Arena of Valor” is reaching impressive figures outside its home country, with over $140 million in revenue earned, mobile market …

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5 Upcoming Nintendo Switch Titles We Can’t Wait to Get Our Hands On

Each <i>week on Twitch and Alpha, hosts Erika Ishii and Trisha Hershberger talk video games with special industry guests, insightful coverage and a ton</i> …

Board Games

This Video Game Made by AI Looks Fun as Hell

A computer created 'Killer Bounce' and 'Death Walls' after absorbing hours of video of humans playing classic games.<p>There’s an algorithm at the Georgia Institute of Technology that’s making video games.<p>Designed by PhD student Matthew Guzdial and associate professor Mark Riedl (both at GT’s School …

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Nintendo Switch Online lands today, complete with strange cloud saves

There's a storm brewing.<p>Welcome to 2018, Nintendo. After 38 years in the gaming-hardware business and 15 years after the launch of Xbox Live, Nintendo is finally offering an online subscription service in its latest console, the Switch. Nintendo Switch Online goes live on the evening of Tuesday, …

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Diablo 3: Eternal Collection's Nintendo Switch Release Date Announced

Blizzard has announced a release date for the recently announced Nintendo Switch version of Diablo III: Eternal Collection. The acclaimed dungeon crawler arrives on Nintendo's hybrid console in North America and Europe on November 2, and it retails for $60 / £50. The game is available now for …

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What Time Does Nintendo Switch Online Launch?

Nintendo previously announced the Switch Online subscription service would launch on Sept. 18. Of course, today is Sept. 18, and the service hasn't …

Nintendo Switch

Nintendo DS Hidden Gems - The DS Best Kept Secrets | RGT 85

The Nintendo DS was a true high point for Nintendo, with some amazing library of games on the DS. With over two-thousand games on the system, there …

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Sega Is Attempting to Make Puyo Puyo an Esports Staple

Sega just announced the newest <i>Puyo Puyo</i> game, and it’s made for competitions. <i>Puyo Puyo</i> <i>eSports</i>, as its name implies, is setting its sights on the …

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You Were All Right About Reigns and Cities: Skylines, Now on Nintendo Switch

In this age of Peak Content, we’re constantly recommending stuff to each other all the time. Partially because we want to people to discover and …

Geek

Witnesses Record Man Putting Toddler Inside Vending Machine to Steal Toys. Now Police Are on the Hunt

Restaurant hostess Hannah Forese was working inside Red Robin at the Rockingham Park in Salem, New Hampshire on Friday when she heard customers …

Human Interest

Momotaro Dentetsu Illustrator Is Involved With Billion Road

Last week, Bandai Namco Entertainment announced a new party board game called Billion Road, launching for Nintendo Switch this winter in Japan.<p>When …

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Behold Nintendo Labo but With LEGO; Everything Works With LEGO

Anything is possible with Imagination… and LEGO<p>Back when LEGO was invented, it proved to be surprisingly elastic for a toy comprised of solid blocks. …

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Switch eShop Maintenance Scheduled For This Evening, Nintendo Online Service Ready To Go

Nintendo has revealed that the Switch eShop will be undergoing maintenance later this evening in North America (or in the early hours of the morning …

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Here's the Other Reason People Are Interested in Nintendo Today

Nintendo is trending today. And trust us, you don’t want to know why. Really.<p>But there is family-friendly Nintendo news that’s likely to be of …

Tech Industry

Sega Genesis Classics - Nintendo Switch Announcement Trailer

Sega Genesis Classics is coming to Nintendo Switch this winter.<p>by on

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Nintendo eShop $50 Gift Card + $10 Newegg credit: $50 w/ free email delivery

While PayPal is still offering $50 Nintendo eShop gift cards for <b>$45</b>, Newegg now has the same thing with a $10 credit. You can grab a $50 Nintendo eShop Gift Card with a $10 Newegg credit for <b>$50 with free email delivery</b>. There’s no direct free money to spend on Switch/3DS games, but you at least get …

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Oh My Godheads: Party Edition from Square Enix Collective lands on Switch next week

Square Enix Collective announced today that Oh My Godheads is releasing soon on Switch courtesy of the Party Edition.<p>Oh My Godheads features …

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The Best Mega Man Games You Probably Never Played

With the arrival of Mega Man X Legacy Collection in July, gamers are falling in love with the X series all over again. Most fans would tell you that …

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Why Nintendo’s Toad is in the news, and why he doesn’t deserve this

Turn back now, before it’s too late!<p>If you, like many Americans who use social media, woke up this morning wondering why Toad, beloved Nintendo character and Mushroom Kingdom institution, was trending, let yourself believe it’s because Nintendo of America is doinganother “Toad Takeover” promotion …

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‘Speed Brawl’ - The High-Speed, Momentum-Driven Rooftop Brawler - Hits Consoles & PC

<b>San Francisco (Sept. 18th, 2018) - Independent developers Double Stallion and Kongregate, a leading publisher of console, mobile, PC, and web games,</b> …

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Animal Crossing for Nintendo Switch: Everything you need to know

Folks have been wondering whether there'll be any great Nintendo games launching for the Switch in 2019. We'd say it was a foregone conclusion, but …

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iPhone XS and XS Max reviews are out, Nintendo's online service goes live

In today's top stories, we've put Apple's latest phones through their paces. Meanwhile, Nintendo officially rolls out Nintendo Switch Online.

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