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Two new Nintendo Switch models might be released in 2019

Two new Nintendo Switch models might be released in 2019

Pretty much since the day the Nintendo Switch released, consumers and media outlets have been speculating that Nintendo may refine the console by releasing additional models. Nintendo does this frequently with its handheld platforms - the Game Boy, Game Boy Advance, DS, and 3DS all went through multiple iterations over the course of their lives. We've heard a few times that a new Switch is in the works, but a new report today is claiming that Nintendo is actually plotting two new models for release this year.

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Nintendo Labo’s new VR kit looks even better in action

Nintendo Labo’s new VR kit looks even better in action

Earlier this month, Nintendo unveiled the Nintendo Labo VR Kit, which is the fourth Toy-Con kit to launch for Labo. As the name suggests, the VR Kit allows you to make a pair of VR goggles out of cardboard, which are then powered by your Switch console. Today, Nintendo is giving us a closer look at what's all included in the VR kit, and it seems like there'll be quite a few add-ons users can build for those VR goggles.

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Nintendo Switch weekly eShop update serves up a beloved RPG

Nintendo Switch weekly eShop update serves up a beloved RPG

We've arrived at another Thursday, which means Nintendo has delivered a fresh list of games that are about to hit the eShop. This week, that list is arriving the day after a Nindies Showcase that revealed titles like Cuphead and Cadence of Hyrule for the Nintendo Switch. We've still got a little while to wait before those games arrive, but some of the titles announced yesterday are already available on the eShop.

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All of the Switch games announced during today’s Nindies Showcase

All of the Switch games announced during today’s Nindies Showcase

Earlier today, Nintendo hosted another Nindies Showcase to announce some indie titles heading to the Switch soon. The presentation lasted around 30 minutes and covered a fair amount of ground, with a few very exciting announcements along the way. There's a lot to cover, so let's dive into all of the games that were revealed.

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Cadence of Hyrule brings Zelda and Link to Crypt of the Necrodancer

Cadence of Hyrule brings Zelda and Link to Crypt of the Necrodancer

Crypt of the Necrodancer is one of the most beloved indie games around, so it shouldn't be much of a surprise to hear that a follow-up was announced during today's Nindies Showcase. The nature of that follow-up might surprise you, though, as this game is set to feature characters from The Legend of Zelda. Cadence of Hyrule is the name of this new game, and it'll be arriving later this year on Switch.

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Cuphead is coming to Nintendo Switch next month

Cuphead is coming to Nintendo Switch next month

Nintendo kicked off its latest Nindies Showcase in a big way today. Right at the beginning of the show, Nintendo announced that Cuphead will be coming to the Switch. That's a surprising announcement in itself, as it seemed that Cuphead would remain a console exclusive on the Xbox One.

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Castle Crashers Remastered hits Switch and PS4 this year

Castle Crashers Remastered hits Switch and PS4 this year

It's hard to believe that it's been more than 10 years since Castle Crashers first found its way to Xbox 360. In the time since then, it's found a lot of fans on a variety of different platforms, and developer The Behemoth announced today that it isn't quite done porting the game to new consoles yet. Castle Crashers Remastered, which launched for Xbox One and PC back in 2015, is heading to Switch and PS4, and it'll arrive later this year.

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Nintendo gaming phone rumor seems far-fetched – but then so did Switch

Nintendo gaming phone rumor seems far-fetched – but then so did Switch

By now, Nintendo's mobile ambitions are pretty clear. For the past few years, Nintendo has been bringing a number of its franchises to mobile devices, and it's been experimenting with monetization strategies along the way. Those mobile releases don't seem to be slowing down either, with new mobile games based on Mario Kart and Dr. Mario currently in the works.

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Another Nindies Showcase for Switch is happening this week

Another Nindies Showcase for Switch is happening this week

Nintendo has already done a fair bit to highlight the indie games heading to Switch this year, but it isn't quite finished yet. Today, the company announced another Nindies Showcase for the Switch, during which it will spend around 30 minutes talking about indie titles destined for the console in 2019. At 30 minutes long, it sounds like this presentation is going to cover a lot of ground.

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Google Chrome adds Switch controller support, likely for Project Stream

Google Chrome adds Switch controller support, likely for Project Stream

Google has teased its presence at GDC but it's no mystery really by now. Or rather, all bets are on the company not only formally launching Project Stream but also a possible gaming device. Given Stream's nature, that device could very well be running Chrome OS or even just a Chrome browser. If so, it will need some form of controller and although Google may already have one in the works, it's almost a sign of good faith that it's adding support for Nintendo's Switch controllers, both wired and Bluetooth.

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Nintendo’s Mario Day deals are now up for grabs

Nintendo’s Mario Day deals are now up for grabs

As a reminder to all of you with a Nintendo Switch or those looking to buy a Switch, Nintendo's Mario Day sales are on now available. Though Mario Day was yesterday - March 10th, or MAR10 - Nintendo is running sales for the entire week. This is an opportunity to get a Switch with some kind of bonus, which is a fairly rare sight thanks to the console's success, or discounts on some of Nintendo's more popular first-party games.

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My two years with Nintendo Switch

My two years with Nintendo Switch

It's hard to believe it, but the Switch has been around for two years now. The console celebrated its second birthday earlier this week, and since its been quite the ride for both Nintendo and its fans, we're taking a look back at those years to give a progress report on the Switch. Is Nintendo's newest console worth buying now that it's had time to build up its library? What are some of the things Nintendo still needs to work on in order to make the Switch a must-have console?

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