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Nintendo Switch already sold out on Amazon and GameStop

It only took a couple of days, but the first Nintendo Switch allocation has already dried out at some retailers. Both Amazon UK and US websites had sold out as soon as Friday, only a day after Nintendo’s big reveal. In the US, GameStop also announced yesterday that it has …

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Ubisoft confirms Steep, Just Dance and Rayman Legends for Nintendo Switch

Ubisoft has announced its Switch line-up, following Nintendo’s reveal conference earlier today. The publisher has announced that Just Dance 2017, Rayman Legends and Steep will all be coming to Nintendo’s new console. Just Dance is not a surprise, since Ubisoft announced it at E3 2016, back when the console was …

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Every accessory and peripheral for the Nintendo Switch priced for the UK

Details on the Switch keep coming afterNintendo’s big reveal last night. We now have prices for each peripheral and accessory releasing alongside the console, starting with the already famous Joy-Con controllers. Since you can connect up to eight of those to the Switch to enjoy local multiplayer, gamers may want …

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Nintendo patent hints at Switch VR

Platform holder Nintendo has constantly dampened hopes of a move into VR, but a new patent could perhaps hint at a change of strategy. One of many US patent applications for Switch spotted by Neogaf points to a device that would effectively allow Switch to follow the smartphone VR model …

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Nintendo Switch won’t be as powerful as the PS4, report claims

The graphics on Nintendo’s Switch won’t be as good as even those found on the now three-year-old PS4. That’s according to VentureBeat, which reports that two sources have told it that Switch will be built using Nvidia’s last-generation Maxwell architecture and not its new Pascal design, as the latter is …

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MCV’s Review of the Year – Part 1: Hardware of 2016

Here’s our take on the big events in the games industry this year. It seems to have been a year dominated by hardware rather than software, with lots of new devices in the shape of VR headsets, updated consoles, new reveals and a smash hit retro revival. Lots of ‘new’ …

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Nintendo Switch UK livestream dated for 4am January 13th

Nintendo has finally set a date and time for its upcoming Nintendo Switch presentation in the UK. The press will be going hands-on with Nintendo’s new Switch console on January 13th in the UK, but those wanting to watch the livestream at home will have to set their alarm clocks …

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Yooka-Laylee gets release date, is scrapped on Wii U

Playtonic’s crowdfunded platformer Yooka-Laylee has got a release date. The game will hit PS4, Xbox One, PC, Mac and Linux on April 11th priced at 34.99 for non-backers. It will be available both digitally and physically. However, Wii U backers may notice that their platform is missing from that list …

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Reports point to GameCube Virtual Console titles on Switch

Nintendo fans will be given the opportunity to re-buy their GameCube catalogue for the first time with Virtual Console emulation of the system on Switch. That’s according to Eurogamer, which says that GameCube support is already up and running on the new console with working versions of Super Mario Sunshine, …

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VIDEO: Switch gets first public demo on Jimmy Fallon Show

Nintendo thrust the Switch into the limelight last night by presenting the console’s first public gameplay demonstration on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. After showing off upcoming iOS platformer Super Mario Run, Nintendo of America boss Reggie Fils-Aime then lifted the lid of a question mark block to reveal …

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