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Skyrim may not make it to the Nintendo Switch after all

Despite being featured in the reveal for Nintendo’s Switch, Skyrim may not be coming to the new console. Yesterday Nintendo decided to give us the first look at its new Switch console with a three minute video that showed off all of its fancy new features. One of the sections …

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Nintendo Switch: The Known Knowns, Known Unknowns and Unknown Unknowns

There is nothing in this industry that stimulates as many opinionated hot takes as Nintendo. Covering Nintendo always feels a bit different to covering other companies. Of course, all brands – be they PlayStation, Xbox, Apple or Ouya… OK, maybe not ALL brands – have their advocates. It’s impossible to …

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Smartphone switch would net Nintendo $2.7bn over next-gen lifecycle, analyst claims

Nintendo is snubbing the chance to earn nearly $3bn in the next seven years by not bringing its IP to smartphones. That’s according to a piece entitled Nintendo’s $2.7bn mobile games opportunity that’s never going to happen” by SuperData Research. By all accounts, the notoriously proprietary-only publisher and device maker …

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Free Killer Instinct character switched

Xbox One owners can now access an alternative free character in Double Helix fighter Killer Instinct. A patch released by the studio has swapped previous free character Jago for Sabrewulf. It’s the first time the game’s free character has been changed since its arrival alongside Xbox One in November. The …

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Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn offers free PS3-PS4 switch

Square Enix has offered a generous freebie to console Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn players. The publisher says that it will allow those who buy the game on PS3 to switch to the PS4 version for free. Note that the beta for the PS4 version won’t go live until …

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A quarter of iPhone users considering switch to Samsung Galaxy S4

25 per cent of UK iPhone users are considering ditching their Apple smartphone in exchange for the mysterious mobile from the South Korean rival, according to shopping offers serviceVoucherCodes.co.uk. 59 per cent of existing iPhone users claim they’ll stand by their iOS device, while 30 per cent of BlackBerry users …

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Star Wars: The Old Republic is now, officially, free-to-play

After what can rightly be described as a mixed first year, EA and BioWare’s Star Wars: The Old Republic is now a free-to-play title. Throughout the game’s early life subscriber numbers hit a reasonable 1.7m, although within six months that number had fallen to 1.3m and as of July this …

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Star Wars: The Old Republic’s free-to-play switch dated

EA has announced that BioWare’s MMO Star Wars: The Old Republic will become free-to-play in all territories on November 15th. The F2P system will allow players to experience all of the class storylines through to the current level cap – level 50. Existing subscribers will be boosted with free Cartel …

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