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8BitDo turns the NES gamepad into a mouse

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Many moons ago, Swedish designer Daniel Jansson brought us a cute concept mouse that took cues from the classic NES console, featuring its iconic red circular buttons, black D-pad and grey body. There was nothing ergonomic about this peripheral, but that obviously wasn’t the point. 11 years later, it was […]

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Tencent reportedly wants to develop its own games with Nintendo characters

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links CHARLY TRIBALLEAU via Getty Images Tencent has eyes on building Nintendo-style games with Nintendo characters, at least according to the Wall Street Journal. It quotes an unnamed Tencent official saying the company wants to “expand from China” by building console games for the US and Europe. Rather than push its […]

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The best Nintendo Switch and Switch Lite accessories

Engadget RSS Feed By their very nature, Nintendo’s Switch and Switch Lite leave room for improvement through accessories. They’re not just giant boxes sitting underneath TVs — they’re devices gamers can conceivably take everywhere. So it’s no surprise there’s been a huge market of third-party peripherals, as we’ve seen with every other portable gadget. And, […]

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‘Mario Kart Tour’ multiplayer test is coming in December

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Nintendo Mario Kart Tour came to Android and iOS devices last month, but unfortunately, it shipped without without Nintendo’s signature multiplayer mode. Now, the company has announced that it’s launching real-time multiplayer mode into beta this December — with one caveat. The beta mode will only be available to users […]

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Nintendo Switch sales should pass the SNES next quarter

Engadget RSS Feed Nintendo sold 4.8 million Switch consoles last quarter, bringing lifetime sales to 41.67 million. That’s a 50 percent increase on the 3.19 million Switch consoles that were sold during the same period last year. Nintendo’s hybrid console surpassed the N64’s lifetime sales in April and now stands a good chance of eclipsing […]

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‘Luigi’s Mansion 3’ is Mario’s brother at his best

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links It’s been six years since Mario’s brother strapped on a modified vacuum cleaner and battled colorful ghosts in Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon (known as just Luigi’s Mansion 2 in Europe, Australia and Japan). The 3DS adventure was a brilliant but sad reminder that the game deserved another home console outing […]

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Get $24 off the Nintendo Switch on Amazon

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Engadget If you’ve been waiting to purchase a Nintendo Switch, or want to update your existing unit, Amazon has a decent deal on the console. If you take advantage of an onsite coupon, you can get $24 off the console, making it $275, instead of $299. Note that the discount […]

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Nintendo Switch sales top 15 million in North America alone

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Engadget As Nintendo heads into a holiday season with both the OG Switch and Switch Lite on store shelves, the company is celebrating 10 months in a row of being the best selling console in the US, according to NPD numbers. That’s enough to cross the 15 million sales mark […]

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Bandai Namco discounts its Switch library until October 21st

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Bandai Namco The holidays are nearly upon us. For some, that means a whole lot of traveling. Switch owners can stock up on cheap digital downloads during Bandai Namco’s publisher sale to stay occupied during flights, long drives and restless nights in lumpy childhood beds. The company’s 17 Switch games […]

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Nintendo’s reimagined ‘Brain Training’ for Switch is coming to Europe

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Nintendo Nintendo revealed that Dr. Kawashima’s Brain Training will come to the Switch on January 3rd, 2020 in Europe. The mental workout game will feature classic exercises from previous Brain Training (called Brain Age in North America) games, as well as new mini-games and puzzles. The news follows the Japanese […]

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