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Apex Legends for Nintendo Switch release delayed until 2021

Apex Legends for Nintendo Switch release delayed until 2021

Electronic Arts has delayed the release of battle royale game Apex Legends for the Nintendo Switch, the company revealed, instead first gearing up to release the game on Steam in coming weeks. This delay will push the Switch release into 2021, leaving fans to play the title on the two big gaming consoles (PlayStation and Xbox), as well as on PC. As always, the game remains free to download.

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Nintendo announces long overdue price cut for single Switch Joy-Cons

Nintendo announces long overdue price cut for single Switch Joy-Cons

If there's one truth all Nintendo Switch fans know, it's that controllers for the console are expensive. A new pair of Joy-Cons will run you $79.99, which is the same price we normally see the Pro Controller at (though both the Joy-Cons and Pro Controller does frequently go on sale). For single Joy-Cons, the pricing is even more egregious, as they typically run $49.99 apiece.

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Pokemon Sword and Shield: The Crown Tundra now available – What to expect

Pokemon Sword and Shield: The Crown Tundra now available – What to expect

The second expansion for Pokemon Sword and Shield, dubbed The Crown Tundra, has officially arrived. This new DLC rounds out the Pokemon Sword and Shield expansion pass following the release of The Isle of Armor over the summer. The Crown Tundra will give players a new area to explore and introduce a number of new Pokemon, including several legendary Pokemon that are getting Galarian forms.

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Rambo is armed to the teeth in Mortal Kombat 11 gameplay debut

Rambo is armed to the teeth in Mortal Kombat 11 gameplay debut

Mortal Kombat is no stranger to having guest characters from other franchises, and in Mortal Kombat 11 alone, we've already seen the Joker, the Terminator, RoboCop, and Spawn. Those are some pretty big names, and in Mortal Kombat 11's second Kombat Pack, John Rambo will be joining that list of prestigious guest characters. Rambo was first revealed as a new character earlier this month, and today, we got our first look at how he'll play.

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The first Fire Emblem game is finally coming to the US

The first Fire Emblem game is finally coming to the US

In Japan, the history of the Fire Emblem series stretches all the way back to 1990 in the waning days of the original Famicom, but here in the US, interest in the series didn't really pick up until more than a decade later (thanks in large part to Super Smash Bros. Melee). Though those of us here in the US have had the chance to play a bunch of Fire Emblem games in recent years, many of the earliest titles have never been localized in the United States.

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Mario Kart Live Home Circuit Review : A big AR checkpoint

Mario Kart Live Home Circuit Review : A big AR checkpoint

The Nintendo Switch game Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit is a masterpiece of simple yet extraordinary at-home gaming fun. It combines good game design with the magic of successfully bridging the gap between reality and virtual reality with one of the most ideal implementations of augmented reality we've experienced so far. One considerable limitation is the size of the physical space in which one hopes to race. Is that limitation enough to avoid buying and playing the game at all?

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Major Digimon Survive release date delay official: Q2 at least

Major Digimon Survive release date delay official: Q2 at least

Bandai Namco Entertainment America Inc. announced on the 15th of October that they'd be moving Digimon Survive to 2021. This game was originally expected to be released inside the fourth quarter of 2020, but circumstances dictated that the company needed to give the game more time in development before it was ready to prime time. A statement from Kazumasa Habu was released this morning for the public to peruse.

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Rambo joins Mortal Kombat 11 Ultimate for PS5, Xbox, PC, Stadia, Switch

Rambo joins Mortal Kombat 11 Ultimate for PS5, Xbox, PC, Stadia, Switch

This morning Mortal Kombat got its first title for the next generation consoles PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X. The game isn't strictly new - it's called Mortal Kombat 11 Ultimate, "a new expanded version of Mortal Kombat 11." Mortal Kombat 11 Ultimate includes the base game Mortal Kombat 11, Kombat Pack 1, Mortal Kombat 11: Aftermath Expansion, and the new Kombat Pack 2.

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Hori debuts new officially licensed Nintendo Switch Pokémon accessories

Hori debuts new officially licensed Nintendo Switch Pokémon accessories

Hori has announced a new line of officially licensed Pokémon branded accessories and peripherals for the Nintendo Switch and Switch Lite. All of the accessories have Pokémon artwork on them, and the line includes controllers, cases, protectors, and other items. Hori says it intends to offer the accessories in markets worldwide, including North America, Europe, South America, Australia, and New Zealand starting in November.

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Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit Remastered release date is set, cross-play detailed

Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit Remastered release date is set, cross-play detailed

Just as the teases suggested, Electronic Arts confirmed today that Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit is getting a remaster. 10 years after the game originally launched, we'll see this souped up version come to PC, PS4, Xbox One, and Switch with a number of enhancements. We're getting it pretty soon too, as Electronic Arts has announced a November release date for the game.

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate adds Minecraft’s Steve and Alex to the bout

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate adds Minecraft’s Steve and Alex to the bout

Super Smash Bros. initially started out as the ultimate crossover battle royale for Nintendo's many franchises but eventually became a fertile ground for tie-ins with other gaming company's iconic characters. You know what other game has become a similar fertile ground for franchise tie-ins? Yes, Minecraft. It's not exactly surprising, then, that these two worlds will collide, though on Nintendo's turf. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate's developers, however, may have bitten more than they could chew when trying to make these blocky characters fit into the fast-paced action of the game.

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Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit trailer explains how the AR game works

Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit trailer explains how the AR game works

Mario Kart is one of the most beloved Mario Bros. "spin-offs" and is present on almost all platforms Nintendo has touched. But while Mario Kart's smartphone incarnation has been widely regarded as a disappointment, the company surprised fans last month with the announcement of a completely new take on the game with Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit. Nintendo is now revealing more of the game's secrets that will probably have Switch owners and Mario Kart fans scrambling to get one in about two weeks.

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