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Nintendo Switch Lite launch: How to transfer game saves and user data

Nintendo Switch Lite launch: How to transfer game saves and user data

Today is the day the Nintendo Switch Lite launches. Most people who already own a Switch will likely be sticking with what they have, but if you've decided to change things up and jump to the Switch Lite, you'll need to know how to transfer your game saves and your user data. Thankfully, Nintendo has a built-in process to handle such transfers, and though it can be a little involved, the transfer itself doesn't take much time.

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Pokemon Sword and Shield lets Farfetch’d evolve at last

Pokemon Sword and Shield lets Farfetch’d evolve at last

Throughout Pokemon's long history, one of the original 151 Pokemon has built quite the following for itself: Farfetch'd. Originally only available through an in-game trade in Pokemon Red and Blue, Farfetch'd is a bird Pokemon that deals damage by slapping its opponents with a leek. It's never been a very good Pokemon in terms of competitive viability, but nonetheless, Farfetch'd has its share of fans around the world.

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Nintendo Switch SNES controller is now available for an exclusive group

Nintendo Switch SNES controller is now available for an exclusive group

One of the things that has made the Nintendo Switch popular, aside from its portability and selection of games, is the Joy-con controller. But while it is a defining factor of the Switch, the Nintendo console can still connect to various Bluetooth controllers, especially those designed to look like gamepads from yesteryears. Following last year's NES gamepad, Nintendo is launching a wireless SNES gamepad for the Switch but it comes with a very important catch for interested buyers.

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Get Trine Series 1-3 for Switch Lite now, or all 4 in October?

Get Trine Series 1-3 for Switch Lite now, or all 4 in October?

Game series Trine will be released in a 3-pack for Nintendo Switch on the 20th of September, 2019. This is the same date as the launch of the Nintendo Switch Lite at retailers like GameStop. Trine is a low-key side-scrolling magical adventure game that's been appearing on a variety of platforms for a full two decades. The game's first three releases will appear on Nintendo Switch all at once for less than the average single AAA game - and it might just be ideal for the likes of new Switch users everywhere.

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Nintendo will soon allow Switch Online subscription upgrades

Nintendo will soon allow Switch Online subscription upgrades

Whatever problems it still has notwithstanding, Nintendo Switch Online is at least flexible in how you sign up. Not only is Switch Online cheaper than other online services at $20 per year, but you also have the option of signing up for a family plan, potentially allowing other Switch owners to access Switch Online at a discount.

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Pokemon Sword and Shield is teasing a mysterious new Pokemon

Pokemon Sword and Shield is teasing a mysterious new Pokemon

As with most new Pokemon games, Nintendo and Game Freak have been trickle-releasing information about the new Pokemon in Pokemon Sword and Shield. After revealing a few new monsters in the latest trailer for the game, Game Freak has decided to switch things up a bit when it comes to revealing the next new Pokemon. Instead of just outing the Pokemon, Game Freak is instead teasing it on the official Pokemon website.

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Ring Fit Adventure could give Switch its Wii Fit breakout

Ring Fit Adventure could give Switch its Wii Fit breakout

Throughout the years, various companies have made attempts at turning exercise into games, with one of the most notable examples being Nintendo's Wii Fit. Nintendo is back on the exergaming train with the Nintendo Switch, officially revealing a new game called Ring Fit Adventure today. Like Wii Fit did, Ring Fit Adventure uses its own peripherals, but unlike Wii Fit, it's more of an actual game.

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Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles remaster dated and detailed

Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles remaster dated and detailed

There have been a ton of Final Fantasy games throughout the years, but one you may have forgotten about was a spin-off game for the Nintendo Gamecube dubbed Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles. Square Enix is currently in the middle of remastering or straight up remaking many of its classic games, and Crystal Chronicles is the next one on the list. Today, we learned when the remastered version of Crystal Chronicles will launch, and it isn't too far off.

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Nintendo Switch Joy-Con patent shows odd bending design

Nintendo Switch Joy-Con patent shows odd bending design

Nintendo's launch of the simplified Switch Lite may worry fans that the gaming giant may have run out of ideas for its revolutionary Joy-Con controller. That couldn't be further from the truth, with Nintendo teasing a new Joy-Con accessory this week. But more than that, it also still has a few ideas up its sleeve to spruce up the controllers, including a hinge that could allow part of the sticks to bend backward for a supposedly more ergonomic playing style.

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Nintendo’s retro Switch Online changes could be controversial

Nintendo’s retro Switch Online changes could be controversial

Earlier this week, the latest Nintendo Direct premiered, and within its 40-minute runtime was a surprise announcement: Nintendo revealed that it was bringing Super Nintendo games to Switch Online. The first batch of games went live yesterday and includes such classics as Super Mario World, The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, and Super Mario Kart. Unfortunately, it appears that we won't see SNES games released with the same frequency as NES games.

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Nintendo Switch has an odd Joy-con motion controller coming next week

Nintendo Switch has an odd Joy-con motion controller coming next week

After that flood of tech announcements coming from Berlin, some might want to take a step back and relax on a comfy chair to catch their breath. Not so fast, says Nintendo. It's actually time to get up and moving to get that blood flowing for real. The company is no stranger to fitness games and definitely familiar with some odd accessories that come with it. It may have, however, just taken oddness to a new level in its teaser for a "new experience" coming to the Nintendo Switch in a week's time.

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Pokemon Sword and Shield will let you camp with your Pokemon

Pokemon Sword and Shield will let you camp with your Pokemon

Nintendo's most recent Direct presentation was indeed a beefy one, and among all of the other games that were announced, we received new details about Pokemon Sword and Shield. In addition to announcing a pair of new monsters, Game Freak and Nintendo also revealed some new mechanics that will be found in the games. One of them involves setting up camp with your Pokemon and trying your hand at being a curry chef.

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