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Nintendo Labo flexes its education muscle

Nintendo Labo flexes its education muscle

It was just a matter of time, we suppose: Nintendo Labo is heading to classrooms around the United States. Nintendo announced today that it has teamed up with the Institute for Play to come up with elementary curriculum centered around Labo and its educational capabilities. At the moment, this new initiative is going through a test in New York City before rolling out to more classrooms around the country.

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PowerA Nintendo Switch ‘Diablo 3’ controller arrives at GameStop

PowerA Nintendo Switch ‘Diablo 3’ controller arrives at GameStop

PowerA has unveiled a new wireless controller for the Nintendo Switch that features Diablo 3 artwork. The controllers will be available exclusively through game retailer GameStop, which is now accepting preorders for the model. Buyers will officially be able to get the controller on November 2 when Diablo 3: Eternal Collection arrives.

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Pokemon Let’s Go trailer introduces Master Trainers

Pokemon Let’s Go trailer introduces Master Trainers

As of today, we're exactly four weeks out from the launch Pokemon Let's Go. While Nintendo has spent a good amount of time marketing the games to the Pokemon-loving world, there are still some questions about what to expect. One big question is that of difficulty - with Pokemon Let's Go looking to at least partially emulate the gameplay of Pokemon GO, are these two Switch titles going to offer anything resembling a challenge to players?

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Super Mario Party review: Phone a friend

Super Mario Party review: Phone a friend

I have to admit, I have a strange history with the Mario Party series. I’ve been playing since the very first game launched on the N64 back in 1998, and while I’ve always been entertained by them, there’s always been this voice at the back of my head saying “you know this probably isn’t very good, right?” Still, I would play them, and I never really listened to that voice until Mario Party 9 rolled around. In that game, Nintendo decided that having everyone move around the game board individually wasn’t a good idea and plopped them all in a car that meant they’d be stuck side-by-side for the entire match. Why? I don’t know. Reasons, I guess.

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Nintendo Switch Diablo III bundle revealed as GameStop exclusive

Nintendo Switch Diablo III bundle revealed as GameStop exclusive

Nintendo is gearing up to release a new Nintendo Switch bundle with Diablo III artwork. The new product will be available starting early next month, bringing with it a styled console, as well as the Diablo III: Eternal Collection and a themed carrying case. The new Switch bundle will only be available through GameStop.

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Nintendo Switch weekly eShop update: Spooky times ahead

Nintendo Switch weekly eShop update: Spooky times ahead

Nintendo has detailed a new batch of games heading to the eShop over the next week, and it seems we've got a fairly packed release schedule on our hands. This week, however, the big releases aren't all reserved for the Switch. Though it's been mostly silent on the 3DS front over the past few weeks, this week the little handheld is arguably getting the biggest release.

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Nintendo Switch Online serves up a new take on NES Zelda

Nintendo Switch Online serves up a new take on NES Zelda

Nintendo Switch Online received an update today, adding a few new games to the NES library available through the service. We knew that most of these were coming already, as Nintendo has detailed the monthly additions for the rest of the year. However, one of Switch Online's new arrivals was more of a surprise, and fans of the original Legend of Zelda might want to check it out.

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Fortnite is getting a winter-themed retail bundle

Fortnite is getting a winter-themed retail bundle

Though Fortnite is a free-to-play digital title, Epic has clearly been hard at work figuring out ways to make the game a draw at retail stores. The first product of these efforts is the Fortnite Double Helix bundle, which packages a few in-game goodies alongside a Nintendo Switch. Today, Epic announced the next retail offering for Fortnite, and it's the result of a team up between it and Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment.

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Nintendo Switch Fortnite bundle released: Here’s what you get

Nintendo Switch Fortnite bundle released: Here’s what you get

Slowly but surely, Nintendo has been announcing a number of different Switch console bundles. The company has already revealed limited edition consoles for Pokemon Let's Go and Super Smash Brothers Ultimate, which both come with special decals on the Switch itself or the dock. Then there's the Fortnite bundle - launching today - which is a little strange when compared to the other two.

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Nintendo Switch weekly eShop update: Party hard

Nintendo Switch weekly eShop update: Party hard

Nintendo has detailed another batch of games heading the eShop over the course of the next week, and there are some big titles coming to the Switch in particular. This week will see the release of Super Mario Party, which is the latest entry in a series that's been running for nearly 20 years. While probably not the best purchase for people who will be playing solo, Super Mario Party will likely become one of the go-to party games for Switch owners.

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Nintendo Switch 2 coming next year, features still undecided

Nintendo Switch 2 coming next year, features still undecided

The Switch is arguably one of the biggest things to happen in the gaming industry in recent years. But as it approaches its second year in the market, sales numbers are reportedly starting to plateau and Nintendo is getting a bit worried. Times like this, the most common solution is a Switch version 2. Indeed that might be coming as early as next year but now the problem is figuring out what to put in the next gen handheld console.

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Fortnite Shadow Stones just got pulled

Fortnite Shadow Stones just got pulled

If you've been roaming Fortnite's map looking for the game's new consumable items, Shadow Stones, you can stop looking for now. Though Fortnite's season 6 patch went live only yesterday, Shadow Stones have already been removed from the game. As it turns out, Shadow Stones were glitched upon release, and in a way that could make players vastly overpowered.

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