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Nintendo: 160,000 accounts hacked – here’s what happens next

Nintendo: 160,000 accounts hacked – here’s what happens next

Earlier this week, we heard reports of Nintendo Switch owners dealing with unauthorized login attempts with their Nintendo accounts. Today, Nintendo broke its silence on the matter, issuing an alert in which it confirmed that around 160,000 accounts have been impacted in this spate of unauthorized logins. With that in mind, Nintendo is changing the way Nintendo account logins work.

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Skater XL, SkateBird, OlliOlli for Nintendo Switch: Where’s Tony Hawk?

Skater XL, SkateBird, OlliOlli for Nintendo Switch: Where’s Tony Hawk?

Today the folks at Nintendo announced the release of Skater XL for Nintendo Switch. That's the third notable skateboarding game for the handheld/console gaming system - the first of which game out well before the console itself. This console would be perfect for the likes of the most fantastic skateboarding video game of all time, Tony Hawk Pro Skater. So where is it?

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Animal Crossing: New Horizons hits it big as game spending soars

Animal Crossing: New Horizons hits it big as game spending soars

We already knew that people were turning to games to pass the time as we practice social distancing and isolation during the COVID-19 pandemic, but today, we're getting an idea of just how much that's happening. As it turns out, March 2020 was a huge month for game spending, with titles like Animal Crossing: New Horizons and DOOM Eternal unsurprisingly coming out on top.

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Animal Crossing: New Horizons update serves up art and shrubs

Animal Crossing: New Horizons update serves up art and shrubs

With Bunny Day all wrapped up, Nintendo has revealed the next major update for Animal Crossing: New Horizons. The update is dropping later this week, and in addition to delivering the data for a number of upcoming seasonal events, it'll also be adding two familiar characters to the game: Leif and Jolly Redd.

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Super Mario Maker 2 World Maker mode will let you create entire games

Super Mario Maker 2 World Maker mode will let you create entire games

Along with video streaming, games have been on a meteoric rise, ironically due to the dreadful things happening around the world today. Although the launch of new consoles has been delayed and game conferences have been canceled, games and related services have been trying to compensate. The latest addition to that growing list of good gaming news will definitely delight Super Mario fans as Nintendo announces the new World Maker mode that will let you stitch maps together to build your own Super Mario game.

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Nintendo Switch two-factor security: How to turn it on (and why)

Nintendo Switch two-factor security: How to turn it on (and why)

If you're a Switch owner and you haven't turned on two-factor authentication for your Nintendo account yet, you might want to do so. Having two-factor authentication turned on is a good idea regardless, but there are reports from Switch owners that unsavory types are attempting to log into their Nintendo accounts and potentially making purchases using saved payment information.

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Insiders tip Nintendo Switch supply boost imminent

Insiders tip Nintendo Switch supply boost imminent

Coronavirus quarantine and global pandemic for COVID-19 meant Nintendo Swich units sold in high numbers early this year, here in 2020. Now a report from Osaka / Kyoto Japan suggests that Nintendo has ordered a rise in output from producers of the hardware. Parts suppliers informed of the plans have reported that Nintendo expects to produce approximately 10% more units of "the Switch series" in 2020, over the around 20 million units sold last year.

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Nintendo Switch continuing shortage is due to a new checkout bot

Nintendo Switch continuing shortage is due to a new checkout bot

We are living in trying and uncertain times that are stress-testing many of our established practices and systems. Many people are uncertain about the future and many of those buy things in desperate haste. Unfortunately, there will also be people more than willing to take advantage of the situation to make a quick buck. Just like some price gougers who are now turning to technology, specifically a new bot, that lets them buy Nintendo Switches faster than Nintendo can supply them.

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Animal Crossing: New Horizons can use Getty Museum art in-game

Animal Crossing: New Horizons can use Getty Museum art in-game

The Animal Crossing franchise has always been praised for its relaxing gameplay that encouraged creativity and social interaction more than the usual metrics of high scores and loot. The Switch's incarnation of the game took it to the next level, offering customization options that may have never been available in the franchise ever. And it isn't just players who are getting creative because even the Getty Museum is now jumping on Animal Crossing fever to spread glorious art to gamers' eyes.

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Crysis Remastered officially confirmed with new teaser trailer

Crysis Remastered officially confirmed with new teaser trailer

More than a decade ago, the original Crysis was setting the standard for PC gaming graphics, so much so that it wound up spawning the "but can it run Crysis?" meme. As it turns out, it won't be long before a number of machines will be running Crysis, as Crytek confirmed Crysis Remastered today.

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Star Wars podracing game coming to Nintendo Switch and PS4

Star Wars podracing game coming to Nintendo Switch and PS4

The single most pervasive element to come out of Star Wars: Episode 1 "The Phantom Menace" was podracing. The race was a movie unto itself, a sporting element inside a major motion picture about an innocent young kid from Tatooine that'd one day become a murderer of thousands... but for now, a great pilot! The game is called Star Wars Episode I: Racer, and it's back in action in May of 2020.

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DIY Nintendo Switch made from spare parts is apparently doable

DIY Nintendo Switch made from spare parts is apparently doable

While sales of games and gaming systems have unsurprisingly gone up these past months, supply has also unsurprisingly been unable to keep up with the increasing demand. Even less surprising is the fact that there are people only too willing to take advantage of this situation and sell items at a much higher price than normal. Enraged at these price-gouging practices, one modder took matters into his own hands and made a Nintendo Switch console simply using spare replacement parts.

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