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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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What we played in November: ‘The Outer Worlds’ and ‘Destiny 2’

Engadget RSS Feed Welcome back to Engadget’s Gaming IRL, a monthly segment where we run down what our editors are playing. This month, we dove into Obsidian’s The Outer Worlds, which gave us a taste of classic Fallout gameplay without the extra noise. And we couldn’t help but check out the latest Destiny 2 expansion, […]

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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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Razer game controller turns your phone into a wannabe Switch

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Razer Razer had one more mobile gaming accessory in store today, and this one will seem… familiar. Its newly released Junglecat controller effectively turns your phone into an ad hoc Nintendo Switch. If you have a Razer Phone 2, Galaxy Note 9 or Galaxy S10+ (plus the P30 Pro outside […]

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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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‘Overwatch 2’ may debut at BlizzCon with a greater focus on story

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Blizzard/ESPN Diablo IV isn’t the only high-profile game rumored to debut at BlizzCon. ESPN claims to have a training document revealing plans to introduce Overwatch 2 at the event, which starts November 1st. The description suggests it may be more of a refinement than an overhaul, but there could be […]

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Recommended Reading: How memes became political weapons

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links ASSOCIATED PRESS How memes got weaponized: A short history Joan Donovan, MIT Technology Review Memes are entertaining, but they’ve also become key weapons in politics and the spread of misinformation. This piece starts with just one of many insane stories: “In October 2016, a friend of mine learned that one […]

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The ‘Narcos’ game is coming to PC and consoles in November

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Curve Digital/Kuju If you’ve liked Narcos enough to wish you could step into its (frankly terrifying) world of drug lords and DEA agents, you’ll soon have your chance. Curve Digital and Kuju are releasing their long-in-the-making Narcos: Rise of the Cartels game on November 19th for PC and PS4, November […]

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16-bit ‘Aladdin’ and ‘Lion King’ cartridges are returning in 2020

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Nighthawk Interactive/iam8bit Are the modern ports of Aladdin and The Lion King not sufficiently nostalgic for you? You’re about to get your retro fix, and then some. Nighthawk Interactive and iam8bit are planning physical releases of the classic Disney games, including limited “Legacy” cartridges for Aladdin on the Genesis/Mega Drive, […]

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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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