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Nintendo Switch

Nintendo’s NES Switch controllers activate the nostalgia centers (and wallets) of retro gamers

By | Gadgets, Gaming, Hardware, NES, Nintendo, Nintendo Switch

The news that Nintendo would be adding NES games to the Switch as part of its paid online service had a mixed reception, but the company has completely made up for this controversial decision by releasing wireless NES controllers with which to play those games. At $60 they’re a bit steep, but come on. You […]

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Nintendo’s new Labo Vehicle Kit looks like a buggy full of fun

By | cardboard, Gadgets, Gaming, Hardware, labo, Nintendo, nintendo labo, Nintendo Switch, Switch

Nintendo has just announced the latest in its Labo series of whimsical cardboard accessories for the Switch gaming console, and this one looks like a must-have. Called the Vehicle Kit for obvious reasons, the flat-pack, assemble-it-yourself add-ons include a steering wheel, gas pedal, “keys” that activate different vehicles, all of which work inside a cool-looking game that comes with.

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Oh, the things I would do to get this cardboard-style Nintendo Switch

By | Gadgets, Gaming, Hardware, labo, Nintendo, nintendo labo, Nintendo Switch, Switch

Nintendo is building on its strange but wonderful cardboard Labo platform with some sweet Mario Kart integration and a truly fabulous limited edition Switch with a faux-cardboard finish. It really is just the greatest thing and I would do terrible things to have it. Unfortunately some smart kid will probably get it, because you have to win it by designing something cool with Labo.

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Unstoppable exploit in Nintendo Switch opens door to homebrew and piracy

By | Developer, Gadgets, Gaming, Hack, Homebrew, Nintendo, Nintendo Switch, Security, Switch

The Nintendo Switch may soon be a haven for hackers, but not the kind that want your data — the kind who want to run SNES emulators and Linux on their handheld gaming consoles. A flaw in an Nvidia chip used by the Switch, detailed today, lets power users inject code into the system and modify it however they choose.

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8bitdo’s wireless adapter adds flexibility to Xbox, PlayStation and Switch controllers

By | Amazon, Android, computing, controller, DualShock, Gadgets, game controller, Gaming, Hardware, microsoft windows, Nintendo, Nintendo Switch, playstation, TC, video gaming, xbox, Xbox One

Game controller compatibility is a labyrinthine nightmare most of the time: Some controllers work with some platforms some of the time, but it’s very hard to keep track of how and when. 8bitdo’s latest accessory adds some simplicity to the mix, enabling use of Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch controllers with Switch, Windows […]

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