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Qualcomm might be plotting a 5G, Android-based Nintendo Switch rival

Qualcomm might be plotting a 5G, Android-based Nintendo Switch rival

There's no lack of strange rumors and reports in the consumer electronics industry, but every once in a while, we get one that seems to come entirely out of left field. Today, one of those rumors is making the rounds, and it pegs Qualcomm as a potential Nintendo competitor. Apparently, the SoC manufacturer is looking at making a Nintendo Switch rival, and it could be here by this time next year.

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Terraria becomes Steam’s highest-rated game as it hits a big milestone

Terraria becomes Steam’s highest-rated game as it hits a big milestone

There's no doubt that Terraria has enjoyed a lot of success since it first launched on Steam way back in 2011, but today we're finding out just how much of a success it is. The studio behind Terraria, Re-Logic, has given us a sales update for the game, but it didn't stop at just giving us a number. Instead, Re-Logic told us how many copies the game has sold on PC, consoles, and mobile.

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Plants vs Zombies: Neighborville finally arrives on the Nintendo Switch

Plants vs Zombies: Neighborville finally arrives on the Nintendo Switch

If you're a fan of the Plants vs Zombies universe and you own a Nintendo Switch, you can finally combine the two for the best of both worlds. We first heard about plans to bring Battle for Neighborville to Nintendo's portable console earlier this year, and now the time has finally arrived with a special 'Complete Edition.'

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Animal Crossing: New Horizons celebrates 1st anniversary with new update

Animal Crossing: New Horizons celebrates 1st anniversary with new update

The first anniversary of Animal Crossing: New Horizons is quickly approaching, and Nintendo has a sizable update lined up for the occasion. The update is landing later this week, and in addition to bringing a helping of spring seasonal items along with it, it will also be bringing some new in-game features as well. In fact, it seems that much of the update is centered around improvements to custom design features.

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Super Nintendo World’s Donkey Kong door may tip a new game in 2021

Super Nintendo World’s Donkey Kong door may tip a new game in 2021

Universal Japan's Super Nintendo World amusement park is nearly ready to open to the public. It's a place like no other - a video game environment that'll put the gamer in a land generally reserved for their digital avatars of all sorts. Most of what's in the park has been made public - we can see the rides, we know there'll be fun foods and experiences - but one mystery remains. What's behind the Donkey Kong door?

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Crash Bandicoot 4 now live on Xbox Series X, PS5, Switch as PC release date is revealed

Crash Bandicoot 4 now live on Xbox Series X, PS5, Switch as PC release date is revealed

Back in February, Activision revealed that it would be bringing Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time to Xbox Series X, PlayStation 5, Nintendo Switch, and PC. At the time of that announcement, it revealed that the console versions of the game would be releasing on March 12th - which is today for those of you without a calendar handy - but it declined to give us a release date for the PC version. Today, Activision righted that particular wrong, revealing at last when the PC version will release.

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Nintendo Switch’s Mario Day sale is worth it for this one deal

Nintendo Switch’s Mario Day sale is worth it for this one deal

Most Nintendo fans are probably aware that tomorrow, March 10th, is Mario Day (MAR10). Nintendo today kicked off a new eShop sale in celebration of Mario Day, and for the next week, a select number of Switch Mario games are on sale. Unfortunately, this sale probably isn't as broad as some Mario fans would like it to be, as there are some key Mario games that aren't included in it.

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Upcoming Nintendo Switch is worth the wait: All we know so far

Upcoming Nintendo Switch is worth the wait: All we know so far

We saw the Nintendo Switch hit shelves almost four years ago followed by the somewhat affordable Switch Lite couple of years back, and now news is almost confirming the future of the next Nintendo Switch variant. Yes, the handheld console is rumored to debut this year – most probably in the latter half – just in time for the holiday season. That’s set the cat among the pigeons in the Sony and Microsoft quarters.

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Apex Legends serves up Chaos Theory event, no-fill queue alongside Switch launch

Apex Legends serves up Chaos Theory event, no-fill queue alongside Switch launch

Apex Legends has a big week ahead of it. Not only will it be launching on Nintendo Switch on March 9th, but that's also the date that the Chaos Theory Collection Event begins. In fact, the Switch launch and the Chaos Theory event are just two parts of what's looking like a rather massive update that introduces a new game mode called Escalation Takeovers, a no-fill matchmaking mode, and a number of changes to the game.

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Super Smash Bros Ultimate DLC fighters Pyra and Mythra get a surprise release

Super Smash Bros Ultimate DLC fighters Pyra and Mythra get a surprise release

As promised, today Super Smash Bros Ultimate director Masahiro Sakurai sat down to give us a deep dive detailing the game's newest DLC fighters, Pyra and Mythra from Xenoblade Chronicles 2. Not only did Sakurai detail Pyra and Mythra's moveset, but he also told us when the duo would be releasing. Previously, all we knew is that the characters would be arriving sometime in March.

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Nintendo Switch Pro could have a larger Samsung OLED screen

Nintendo Switch Pro could have a larger Samsung OLED screen

Despite the arrival of the Xbox Series X|S and the PlayStation 5, sales of the Nintendo Switch and its games have remained strong. That, however, will not last forever and Nintendo will need to up its Switch game sooner or later. That indeed might be later, at least in the second half of the year, with a new Switch model that could have a larger screen using Samsung OLED technology but the rumored specs that go along with what could be a Switch Pro might leave some feeling a bit conflicted.

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Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury Review: A ton of fun, but it still costs too much

Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury Review: A ton of fun, but it still costs too much

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: A huge multinational company launches a game platform that’s an abject failure, drops it after just four years on the market, and then launches a new console that turns out to be a huge success. It takes all of the old first-party games it released on that previous console, which all had very limited audiences thanks to poor console sales, and re-releases them on the new, much more successful console for full price despite the fact that they’re all years old at this point. There is no punchline.

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