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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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SNES.party lets you play Super Nintendo with your friends

By | Apps, berlin, computing, Emulator, freeware, Gadgets, google-chrome, Nintendo, nintendo entertainment system, Software, TC, Web applications, web development, webrtc

Hot on the heels of the wonderful NES.party comes Haukur Rosinkranz’s SNES.party, a site that lets you play Super Nintendo with all your buds. Rosinkranz is Icelandic but lives in Berlin now. He made NES.party a year ago while experimenting with WebRTC and WebSockets and he updated his software to support the SNES. “The reason […]

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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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