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Nintendo Reveals The Truth About Mysterious Famicom Cartridge Holes

If you’ve ever seen an original Famicom cartridge, you probably wondered what those little holes on the top edge were. Were they ventilation holes? …

Gaming

Sony to Publish Games on Nintendo Switch Under New Label

Sony has always had the capacity to throw a curveball, but under the stewardship of current CEO Kaz Hirai it’s become a lot less unpredictable. …

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Nintendo finally reveals why Famicom cartridges have those tiny holes

In case you tend to miss miniscule details about your childhood paraphernalia: lots of Famicom cartridges had small holes on them which serve no apparent purpose. They look almost as though something was meant to snap into them, but there was nothing that would actually do that. Fans have …

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Soapbox: The Switch Has a Big Problem, and It's Too Many Great Games

As far as problems go, having too many great games isn't a bad one to have, but recent weeks on the Switch have made it a reality for the system's …

The Surprisingly Easy And Highly Irritating Parts Of A Lost Nintendo Switch

The other day, I lost my Switch. This is not, in itself, positive news, for obvious reasons. But it is something that happens to portable electronics, like it or not, and these are the breaks of living in the world and attempting to enthusiastically show off my Switch. My biggest regret was that I …

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Want a Super NES Classic in 2 days? They’re in stock on Amazon and prices have dropped

Amazon still doesn’t have any of its own Super NES Classic inventory, and there’s no telling when the console will be back in stock. Of course when …

NES

New Story Trailer For Apollo Justice On 3DS Reveals Release Dates For North America & Europe

Earlier this year Capcom announced it was releasing a revamped version of <b>Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney</b> on the 3DS.<p>With the game already scheduled for …

Anime

ZTE points to the future with the first foldable, dual-screen smartphone

Is this the future of smartphones? So far the biggest innovations we've seen in mobile this year have been bigger screens and smaller bezels, but …

Tablets

The New Analogue Super Nt Is the SNES Classic You Actually Wanted

For starters, it can play 2,200 games in glorious HD.<p>Time to brush up on your <i>Contra</i> and Konami codes. While there’s been no shortage of retro gaming …

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Mantis Burn Racing on Switch Allows for Cross-Network Play

October 17, 2017<p>Share This<p>Hmm, One Platform Seems to Be Missing<p>The upcoming Nintendo Switch release of <i>Mantis Burn Racing</i> will allow for cross-network …

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Nintendo Adds Small Update To Switch Eshop

The Switch eShop can be, much like the rest of the system's OS, best described as spartan. Yesterday, however, Nintendo quietly added a "Games on …

Sony Goes Third-Party, Publishing Games to Nintendo Switch and PC

Sony is going multiplatform! Sony is about to publish games to the Nintendo Switch! Did that wake you up? Both of those statements are true, but the …

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Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle DLC Gets Shown Off In Shiny New Trailer

Yesterday we revealed that the first main addition to <b>Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle</b> - the Ultra Challenge Pack DLC - had gone live, allowing season …

Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle

Satellaview BS Zelda Third and Fourth Quests Get MSU1 Audio

The Satellaview is one of the Holy Grails of any Super Nintendo aficionado. This accessory allowed Japanese players to download exclusive games and …

SNES

The Amazon Treasure Truck

Apparently, the Amazon Treasure Truck has been a thing Since February 2016. Amazon just announced that they were bringing this sort of ice cream …

NES

Video Game Review – Don’t Knock Twice

<i>Shaun Munro reviews Don’t Knock Twice…</i><p><b>Don’t Knock Twice</b> is the most dubious of prospects; a video game based on a recent indie horror film that just …

Nintendo Switch

The Fire Emblem Warriors Launch Trailer Sets the Scene for Dramatic Battles

<b>Fire Emblem Warriors</b> is now just days away, the latest Musou / Nintendo crossover after a couple of iterations for <b>Hyrule Warriors</b>. It's a title that …

Rytmik Studio Aims To Find Its Rhythm On Switch

Cinemax has released several of its music creation apps on Nintendo platforms - quite a few arrived on DSiWare and the more recent <b>Rytmik Ultimate</b> …

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Mario Party: The Top 100 Trailer Showcases Modes and amiibo Functionality

During the most recent Nintendo Direct there was the surprise announcement of <b>Mario Party: The Top 100</b> for the 3DS; the portable entry will combine a …

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Nintendo Switch eShop got a very good, very small update

Nintendo continues to slowly right the system<p>Nintendo Switch eShop updated this week to add a new section: Games on Sale. It’s a seemingly minor change that, when you think about it, says a lot about what Nintendo is doing with its hybrid console.<p>For one, the company is starting to slowly catch on …

Nintendo Switch

The Super Nt Is a 1080 Super NES That Doesn't Use Emulation

As truly delightful as the Super NES Classic is, any retro enthusiast will tell you nothing beats playing games on original hardware. While the …

Gaming

Why aren’t there more “Mature” games for Nintendo Switch? | Ars Technica

Nintendo reportedly encouraging more adult fare but still won't create it.<p>Since removing the blood in the original <i>Mortal Kombat</i> on the Super NES, …

Nintendo Switch

Daily Deals: Dell Laptop on Sale, Game of Thrones S7 Blu-ray

<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> …

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This Is What a Super Nintendo Plus Magic Looks Like

There's another Super Nintendo on the block, and this one means business.<p>Not the lucrative sort Nintendo's sold out Super NES Classic seems to be …

SNES

How to Find Nintendo SNES Classic Edition in Stock

<i>This article originally appeared on Fortune.</i><p>Nintendo’s SNES Classic Edition, a miniature version of the classic console that plays some of its top …

SNES

Make your new SNES Classic wireless with the 8bitdo receiver, pre-order now for $13

If you were lucky enough to find a SNES Classic this early in the game, congratulations! We gave one away to a lucky reader not too long ago. Now there’s a new device out there to make your wireless Bluetooth controllers work with the system.<p>As a SNES Classic owner you soon realize there are two …

Gear & Gadgets

Nintendo eShop releases for 19th October, 2017

<b>Here’s your weekly round-up of Nintendo eShop game releases for the Nintendo Switch, 3DS and Wii U.</b><p>There’s another packed lineup of games coming to …

Gaming

This High-Priced SNES Clone Plays Every Super Nintendo Game Ever in High-Def

The recently-released Super Nintendo Classic Edition is a fantastic way to replay 21 of your favorite 16-bit SNES games—but what about all the other …

SNES

Analogue just one-upped the SNES Classic

The SNES Classic is great and all, but there's two things wrong with it. One, it's really hard to purchase one and two, it's limited to only 21 games …

SNES

UK Daily Deals: Buy Xbox One Game and Get 6 Months of Xbox Live for the Price of 3

Want IGN UK Deals in your social feeds? Like us on Facebook and follow me on Twitter for the most up-to-date bargains.<p>Check out my Xbox One X …

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