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I have an SNES Classic Edition, and it rules

 Just in time for a weekend during which I had already planned to do nothing productive, a small package from Nintendo containing what will likely be its hottest item since the NES Classic Edition… which is to say, of course, the SNES Classic Edition. Read More

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Devin Coldewey

September 22nd

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I have an SNES Classic Edition, and it rules

 Just in time for a weekend during which I had already planned to do nothing productive, a small package from Nintendo containing what will likely be its hottest item since the NES Classic Edition… which is to say, of course, the SNES Classic Edition. Read More

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Devin Coldewey

September 22nd

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Your Nintendo Switch is apparently hiding an NES emulator and a copy of ‘Golf’

Nintendo Switch: NES emulator

Nintendo's failure to commit to bringing the Virtual Console to the Switch has been one of the few dark clouds hanging over an otherwise smooth launch of a new console. As popular as the service was on the Wii, Wii U and 3DS, it seems like it would be a no-brainer to bring it to the Switch as well, but Nintendo has yet to even confirm its existence... which is exactly why a surprising new development has been making headlines.

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Jacob Siegal

September 18th

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Nintendo offers new Super Mario Odyssey details and demo of Square’s intriguing ‘Project Octopath Traveler’

 Nintendo announced a few items today to hold gamers over until the holiday season — and to appease would-be SNES Classic buyers. It announced a few details of its most anticipated upcoming games and even a demo (remember those?) of a throwback title from Square Enix that caught everyone’s eye way back at the Switch launch event. Read More

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Devin Coldewey

September 13th

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Watch today’s Nintendo Direct live for Super Mario Odyssey, Switch and 3DS updates

Nintendo Direct live stream

In one of its longest Nintendo Direct streams of the year so far (45 minutes!), Nintendo will talk about what's next for the Nintendo Switch and the 3DS, while also sharing new details about Super Mario Odyssey. The new Mario game is one of our most anticipated games of the fall, so you know we'll be tuning in.

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Jacob Siegal

September 13th

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Nintendo will revive the NES Classic and continue selling the SNES Classic in 2018

 Good news for old skool Nintendo enthusiasts — the company has said it will revive the NES Classic Edition next year, and it plans to continue selling the SNES Classic in 2018, too. The company originally killed off the hit NES Classic Edition with an announcement in April and it had also said that the SNES version, which went up for pre-sale last month, would not live beyond this year. Read More

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Jon Russell

September 12th

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Two new handhelds will help you relive the golden age of gaming

 Whether you’re an older gamer who remembers the Atari 2600 and Sega Genesis with great fondness or a doting grandparent who doesn’t remember exactly what the grandkids wanted (the Nintendo Swamp or something?), the new AtGames portable consoles will either excite you to no end or cause deep disappointment. These crazy little consoles contain dozens of Atari or Genesis games. The… Read More

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John Biggs

September 11th

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Nintendo admits it might not be able to meet demand for the Switch this holiday

Nintendo: Switch stock

Nintendo broke with convention by releasing its latest console in the middle of spring rather than in the fall, but the Switch will still almost certainly be one of the hottest gifts this holiday season. Unfortunately, Nintendo isn't making any guarantees that you'll be able to get your hands on one.

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Jacob Siegal

September 8th

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Creators of ‘Grand Theft Auto’ are making a game for the Nintendo Switch

L.A. Noire: Nintendo Switch

Rockstar Games, creator of Grand Theft Auto and Red Dead Redemption, announced on Thursday that its third-person detective thriller L.A. Noire is coming to four new platforms this fall. Along with a remastered version for PS4 and Xbox One, Rockstar is working on a VR experience for HTC Vive and is planning to bring the game to Nintendo's Switch as well, complete with a range of features specifically built for the console.

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Jacob Siegal

September 8th

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Nintendo’s SNES Classic Mini will let you rewind games to tackle tricky spots

 The SNES Mini is already causing heaps of FOMO anxiety thanks to pre-orders that are selling out near-instantly, but if any of us DO end up getting our hands on one, the console will have a neat trick up its sleeve for players: In-game rewind. This would allow players to set a suspend point (up to four can bet set at one time per game), and then rewind their gameplay to try to improve their… Read More

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Darrell Etherington

August 23rd

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