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Nintendo reportedly working on SNES Classic Edition console

Nintendo broke the hearts of many retro gaming fans last week when it announced the NES Classic Edition had been discontinued. It came as quite a shock, because not only was the NES Classic Edition extremely popular, it was in ...

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The Switch is Nintendo’s fastest-selling console ever, but don’t assume it will continue to hold that title

According to Nintendo, the Switch’s sales on Friday and Saturday broke every record at Nintendo for the fastest, best-selling launch ever. Meanwhile, the new Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild set its own records for the bestselling title not ...

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Nintendo announces Nvidia-powered Switch hybrid game console

The long wait for details on Nintendo’s next console is finally over. The upcoming Switch (previously known as the Nintendo NX) was officially announced today with a three-minute gameplay video that focused on the system’s portability, upcoming game library, and ...

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The PS4 Pro makes console gaming more complicated, but will it make it better?

For decades, consoles have had one significant advantage over PCs: simplicity. While this has changed somewhat in recent years, thanks to increased console complexity and capabilities undreamed of in the days of the NES, consoles have still been marketed and ...

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Nintendo’s upcoming NX console may use cartridges instead of discs

Optical discs have ruled console game distribution for decades, but recent trademark filings from Nintendo and a memory supplier report from earlier this year suggest that the company may be shaking things up with NX console. Nintendo is rumored to ...

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Sony confirms upgraded PlayStation 4, but won’t show new console at E3

For months, the rumor mill has churned with predictions that Sony would launch a new, higher-end PlayStation 4 system with improved graphics, potentially larger storage, and possibly support for UltraHD (aka 4K) Blu-ray discs. Now the company has confirmed these ...

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Developer confirms Xbox One VR is coming, but how powerful is the console likely to be?

An anonymous European developer has confirmed that a major European studio is working on a VR title for the Xbox One upgrade currently expected in 2017. Microsoft is expected to announce the new console at E3 this year, and the ...

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Nintendo’s 3DS sales are plummeting — the NX console can’t come fast enough

Share This article For the last few years, Nintendo’s revenue and profits have been anchored by its handheld division, not its living room console. The Wii U’s sales have never been strong, and Nintendo has had no luck reversing that ...

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Report: Nintendo NX developer kits are shipping; device will be both handheld and console

Share This article E3, and the Nintendo NX’s full review, are still months away, but news around Nintendo’s next-generation console has been hot lately. Today, we’ve got a new pair of rumors around the device: Nintendo is supposedly seeding software ...

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Nintendo NX console leak points to high frame rates, 900p resolution

Share This article A leaked survey conducted on behalf of Nintendo contains some interesting details on the company’s next-generation console, assuming that the leak is legitimate — and answers some of our questions about what kind of hardware the company ...

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