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Nintendo Labo Is A Series Of Switch Peripherals Made Of Cardboard

Nintendo has announced an interesting product that will make the Nintendo Switch console more interesting. Well, not that it needed any, judging from the sales it has been getting thus far. Anywho, with the Nintendo Labo, it may pique non-adopters to pick a set. I know, I am suitably intrigued. So, why the heck is Nintendo Labo? Official words are, Nintendo Labo “combines the magic of Nintendo Switch with the fun of DIY creations.” What that means is, Nintendo wants you to use cardboard to put together gaming peripherals to expand your further the fun of the switch. Continue reading Nintendo Labo Is A Series Of Switch Peripherals Made Of Cardboard

WD Collab With Nintendo For Licensed microSDXC For Nintendo Switch

You can use any microSDXC to bump up your Nintendo Switch’s storage capacity, but for connoisseurs, you probably want a Nintendo branded, or at least cobranded, external storage card for, you know, completeness sake. If so, you might be interested in the Nintendo x Western Digital SanDisk microSDXC for Nintendo Switch. Nintendo and Western Digital has come together to announce a global partnership to produce Nintendo-licensed memory cards specifically for use with Nintendo Switch video game console. Available in 64 and 128 GB capacities, these microSDXC cards will feature both Nintendo Switch and SanDisk branding (and that’s about it, really). Continue reading WD Collab With Nintendo For Licensed microSDXC For Nintendo Switch

Super Geek Is When Your keyholder Rack Is A NES Game Console Like This

Look at the keychains you own and how you hang them up. Now, you can’t call yourself a true-blue geek if they are not remotely geek-related. If you are in this predicament, not all hopes are lost. The Keytendo Nintendo-inspired Video Game Console Keyholder Rack may just be the thing that will solve your identify crisis. It screams geek in every way, even if you are not a huge Nintendo fan and because it looks like a classic NES stuck to the wall, it is a badge honor certifying you are a big time geek. Not just any geek, but nostalgic geek. Continue reading Super Geek Is When Your keyholder Rack Is A NES Game Console Like This

ColorWare ‘NES’ Joy Con, Colored Switch And Wolfenstein Consoles

Maybe I am not all into all things colored, but when the maestro of coloring gadgets posted a tweet of a Formula Red and Steel version of Nintendo’s latest game console, Switch, I am immediately sold. Indeed, as far as images go, steel color and red does look decidedly cool. No. In fact, it is beyond cool. It is ridiculously stylish, but of course, red and steel combo may not be everyone’s cuppa and that’s really not a problem if you just want to get away from the predominantly black unit. I mean, it is ColorWare that we are talking about and therefore, myriad of color options is at your disposal if you are willing to drop the right amount of money for it. Continue reading ColorWare ‘NES’ Joy Con, Colored Switch And Wolfenstein Consoles

Nintendo To Sell Super Nintendo Classic Edition This September For $80

On one hand, Nintendo is trying its best to snag a bigger piece of the video game console pie from the two giants and on the other, it has been rebooting its classic video game console in miniature proportion to please nostalgic gamers and it must been something of a success because it this other Japanese video game console maker has announced yet another, this time it is the Super Nintendo getting the miniature treatment. Called the Super Nintendo Classic Edition, this rebooted retro video game console will come with 21 classic 16-bit titles, including never before released Star Fox 2, Donkey Kong Country, Super Mario Kart, and The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past. Continue reading Nintendo To Sell Super Nintendo Classic Edition This September For $80

Mind-blown: Keychain Size DIY Game Boy Color Actually Works!

What can a brilliant electronics and software tinkerer who has a specially affinity for the classic Game Boy portable gaming device do? I don’t know. Maybe cobbled up a what could be the world’s smallest and functional Game Boy Color? Well, as it turns out, that was exactly what Jeroen Domburg, the man behind Sprite_tm, did. Thanks to the technology available today, he was able to put together a super tiny Game Boy that is little bigger than a grown man’s thumb (yes, that small!) and the most brilliant part is, it actually works! Continue reading Mind-blown: Keychain Size DIY Game Boy Color Actually Works!

Switch, Nintendo’s New Game Console Merges Home And Mobile Gaming

There was a time when game console market was dominated by Playstation and Xbox (it is still so), Nintendo differentiated itself with Wii, and subsequently Wii U, which were consoles that stood out with motion-controlled gaming. However, that key selling point didn’t quite hold up the fort, much less breach the walls held high by the two giants and if Nintendo wants to survive in this brutal game console war, it desperately need to reinvent itself. In between, Nintendo has dished out a couple of miniaturized and slightly modernised version of its ‘ancient’ consoles, the NES Classic and the Family Computer, in an attempt to lure nostalgic gamers, and today, the Japanese game console maker announces Switch, the company’s new game console that ditches motion control in favor of traditional control but with special attention paid to mobility. Continue reading Switch, Nintendo’s New Game Console Merges Home And Mobile Gaming

Nintendo Has Another Palm-size Game Console Targeted At Home Market

While the rest of the world is clamouring over the mini NES Classic, home market’s Nintendo fans won’t be left out in the cold as the game console maker has announced another mini based on the original NES introduced in Japan in 1983. As with the NES Classic Edition, this one is palm-size too and it is totally compatible with modern HDMI-equipped flatscreen TVs. The original NES mini me comes with a pair of classic wired controllers (which is one more over the NES Classic Edition) that conveniently docks on the sides when not in use. Continue reading Nintendo Has Another Palm-size Game Console Targeted At Home Market

Pokémon Go Plus Wearable Will Save Your Smartphone Some Precious Juice

Pokémon Go is an addictive game that is a serious smartphone juice buster, and the constant glancing at your device’s screen for a possible Pokéstop or Pokémon is a serious threat to an otherwise danger-free walk. The solution is Pokémon Go for WatchOS, or third-party hack for Android Wear, but what if you don’t have a smartwatch? Well, fret not, cos’ there’s the Nintendo Pokémon Go Plus Wearable. And no, it is not a smartwatch from Nintendo, but it could very well be better than a smartwatch to hardcore Pokémon Go addicts. Continue reading Pokémon Go Plus Wearable Will Save Your Smartphone Some Precious Juice

80s Nintendo Magazines Return, Now Available Online For You To Read

For every video game console, there is a related magazine, be it official or not, that lets fans dive deep into all-thing on their favorite console. Not surprising Nintendo did too, back in the days when its console reined supreme. The console maker’s monthly magazine, aptly called Nintendo Power, offers readers official news, upcoming game titles, reviews and even strategy guides, and it was available for 13 years, starting in 1989. Fast forward to today, those magazines are no longer available, nor are they being published, but lucky for you, the retro Nintendo enthusiasts, you can feast your eyes to the retro materials with the first 145 issues of Nintendo Power available at Continue reading 80s Nintendo Magazines Return, Now Available Online For You To Read