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Joy-con drift complaints are growing in number and noise

Joy-con drift complaints are growing in number and noise

Mechanical parts eventually degrade through wear and tear, especially when such parts are exposed to extensive use. But when that happens just four months after buying a relatively expensive accessory, there's bound to be some rather dissatisfied owners complaining loudly on the Internet. That seems to be the exact case with owners of the Nintendo Switch Joy-cons who are clamoring for Nintendo to acknowledge what seems to be an increasingly common mechanical problem with the controllers.

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Faceoff Deluxe+ Switch controller with 3.5mm audio jack arrives July 22

Faceoff Deluxe+ Switch controller with 3.5mm audio jack arrives July 22

PDP's Faceoff Deluxe+ wired controller for Nintendo Switch will arrive on July 22, the company has announced. Unlike most competing products, the Faceoff Deluxe+ features a built-in headphone jack for voice chat, enabling users to easily talk with friends while playing Fortnite and certain other games. The model was first revealed in April, but availability and pricing details weren't available at that time.

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Latest Pokemon Sword and Shield trailer is all about Pokemon battles

Latest Pokemon Sword and Shield trailer is all about Pokemon battles

Game Freak and The Pokemon Company have delivered more gameplay footage from Pokemon Sword and Shield, this time in the form of a Japanese TV spot. This latest batch of gameplay footage is all about Pokemon battles, and though we see some familiar shots - particularly of Pokemon roaming Galar's Wild Area - there's also some new stuff we haven't seen before.

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Nintendo Switch at FCC with new CPU and storage sparks a little hope

Nintendo Switch at FCC with new CPU and storage sparks a little hope

Nintendo has just announced the Switch Lite and while it wasn't exactly a surprise, it may not have been the announcement some gamers were waiting for. The Switch Lite rumors came along with a Switch Pro but rumors about the latter seem to have gone silent. Instead, what dropped by the FCC is almost the same Switch but the mere indication that it will have a different processor and memory type is enough to make Switch fans hope for better days.

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Nintendo Switch Lite: What it is and who should buy it

Nintendo Switch Lite: What it is and who should buy it

After months of rumors and speculation, Nintendo finally let the cat out of the bag today. The company has announced the Nintendo Switch Lite, which will be arriving in time for the ever-important holiday shopping season. If you're wondering just what the Switch Lite is and how it differs from the standard Switch, you've come to the right place.

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Nintendo Switch Lite Pokemon Sword and Shield special edition revealed

Nintendo Switch Lite Pokemon Sword and Shield special edition revealed

Following months of rumors, earlier today Nintendo announced the Nintendo Switch Lite, a smaller version of the Switch that's meant to be played only as a handheld device. That means no docking the Switch Lite to play on a TV and no removable Joy-Cons. It's also priced lower than the standard Switch, running $199.99 to the Switch's $299.99.

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Nintendo Switch Lite goes all handheld later this year

Nintendo Switch Lite goes all handheld later this year

For months now, various reports have been claiming Nintendo's secret intention to release a cheaper, handheld-only Nintendo Switch. It turns out those reports were right, as today the company announced the Nintendo Switch Lite. The device, which is out this fall, is a smaller version of the standard Switch, and as a result, it's less expensive than the console we have now.

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Switch Online NES games will let you rewind to the time before you died

Switch Online NES games will let you rewind to the time before you died

Gamers from yesteryears might say that today's players are spoiled. The games that we call classics today are entertaining but they are also notorious for being unforgiving. Sometimes, you just wish you could back in time, just a few seconds to undo the mistake you've made. Thanks to modern technology, that's now possible and Nintendo is bringing it to those classic NES titles on the Nintendo Switch as well.

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Tetris 99 getting offline multiplayer in second DLC this year

Tetris 99 getting offline multiplayer in second DLC this year

Tetris 99 was easily one of the biggest surprises of 2018. Offered as a free perk for subscribers to Nintendo Switch Online, Tetris 99 took the battle royale formula that has proven to be a big success and adapted it for the classic puzzle game, pitting 99 players against one another in a big, last-man-standing Tetris match.

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Pokemon Sword and Shield latest trailer shows four new Pokemon in action

Pokemon Sword and Shield latest trailer shows four new Pokemon in action

Today, The Pokemon Company revealed some new details about Pokemon Sword and Shield. The company previously revealed a new feature called Dynamaxing that allows Pokemon to grow in both size and strength, but today, we learned that we'll have the ability to take things one step further through something called Gigantamaxing. As you might have assumed, Gigantamax Pokemon become even bigger than Dynamax Pokemon, and they also gain a special ability called a G-Max Move.

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River City Girls revives an NES cult classic this year

River City Girls revives an NES cult classic this year

River City Ransom, which launched for the NES here in North America way back in 1990, is something of a cult classic these days. The original game has been remade a number of times for various platforms, but now it appears that we're getting a sequel from WayForward. Today the company revealed River City Girls, and though it'll keep the side-scrolling beat-em-up gameplay from the first game, this time the roles will be reversed.

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Cuphead’s Delicious Last Course expansion gets a new trailer and a release delay

Cuphead’s Delicious Last Course expansion gets a new trailer and a release delay

A little more than a year ago, Studio MDHR announced an upcoming expansion for Cuphead called The Delicious Last Course. At the time it was announced, Studio MDHR said it was targeting a release date at some point in 2019. We haven't heard much about The Delicious Last Course in the time since then, but today, Studio MDHR shared some bad news: The expansion has been delayed.

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