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The Nintendo Switch: Everything You Need To Know

Ever since Nintendo dropped a mysterious-but-alluring trailer for its upcoming console, we’ve all been itching with anticipation for more news. Shown to be a fusion of a handheld gaming device and a console, the latest Nintendo product heralded some innovative features in the world of gaming. Originally thought to be called the NX, Nintendo’s new console is actually being dubbed the “Switch.” And after a recent press conference held by Nintendo in Tokyo we finally have some concrete details on the Japanese gaming company’s latest…

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The “NES Classic” Is The Blast Of Nostalgia You Need This Holiday Season

Nothing beats the classics, and that’s especially true for video games. As much as insanely detailed graphics, free-to-roam worlds, and online multiplayer experiences have remade the video game experience into something completely new, there’s truly something special about the retro games of the 80’s and 90’s. Despite featuring 8-bit pixelated characters and environments, the original batch of Nintendo’s massively popular games were something special. Focusing on quality (and addictive) gameplay, titles like the original Legend of Zelda and Mario Bros didn’t need amazing graphics to…

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Pokémon Go Surpasses Tinder As Most Popular App

Even though it was only released on July 6 this year, Pokémon Go has surpassed Tinder as the most popular mobile app, according to Forbes. By July 8, the game was installed on more than 5% of all Android devices in the United States. Tinder runs at only 2% of all Android devices. Plus, the app’s daily active user count is about to match and is expected to exceed that of Twitter. These stats are not surprising to any one who’s been on the Internet…

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The Smart Boy Brings Old School Gaming To Your Android Device

As I was sifting through and cleaning out a box full of junk recently, I came across several of my old Game Boy cartridges. Not an actual Game Boy, mind you – that thing stopped working and was probably junked over a decade ago. But I could never get rid of the games themselves. Pokemon, Kirby, Mario, Donkey Kong – these characters were a huge part of my childhood (and, admit it, yours too). But how could I use these cartridges again without having to…

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Super Smash Bros. On A Calculator Is Totally A Thing

{{unknown}}Super Smash Bros., one of the most celebrated and loves multi-player titles in Nintendo’s library of titles, and perhaps throughout all realms of gaming, has recently gone mobile with the release of Super Smash Bros. DS. Owners of a 3DS (or 2DS) can now take the melee of video game characters anywhere, making the franchise more accessible than ever before. And now, you don’t even need a DS to play SSB on the go, you just need a graphing calculator. Smash Bros. Open is pretty…

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