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Nintendo Switch unofficial Android ROM is here for those who dare

Nintendo Switch unofficial Android ROM is here for those who dare

The Nintendo Switch may have just become more useful, at least for owners that have no fear about modding their gaming consoles. The promised Android ROM for the Switch has finally arrived and, for a first try of an unofficial Android ROM, it's pretty impressive at both the installation process and what works out of the box. Of course, it all depends on whether the user is willing to risk modding the Switch.

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Nintendo Switch unofficial Android ROM is almost ready

Nintendo Switch unofficial Android ROM is almost ready

The Nintendo Switch is a pretty impressive gaming device but that's all that it is. It can't even be called a full entertainment device due to the lack of basic functionality like playing multimedia outside of YouTube and Hulu. It can't even browse the Web. All of those might soon be available to the daring few willing to hack their Switch to install what could be the first Android ROM publicly available for the handheld.

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Disney Tsum Tsum Festival getting a limited edition Switch

Disney Tsum Tsum Festival getting a limited edition Switch

For most of us, Disney Tsum Tsum Festival is probably just another party game. For Nintendo, however, its a reason to launch a limited edition console. Disney Tsum Tsum Festival will be launching in Japan on October 10th, and when it does, it'll be accompanied by a special Disney-themed Nintendo Switch.

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How Nintendo Switch made my kids forget about Xbox

How Nintendo Switch made my kids forget about Xbox

Over the past couple months, there's been a fundamental shift in the way my kids play video games. Before the Nintendo Switch arrived in the mail, my kids played nothing but Minecraft* on our Xbox One. We also had a PlayStation 4, but due to a simple set of reasons, they stuck with Xbox One for the majority of their game time. Again - this was all before the Nintendo Switch arrived on our doorstep.

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Super Mario Maker 2 course upload limit increased, with more soon

Super Mario Maker 2 course upload limit increased, with more soon

Super Mario Maker 2 has been out for a few weeks, and while the game is mostly pretty great, folks who are passionate about creating courses have run into a frustrating problem: they're limited to a mere 32 course uploads. That may seem like a lot of upload slots to someone who doesn't go hard on course creation, but for some creators, that's nowhere near enough.

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Nintendo Switch Joy-Con Drift to be repaired for free according to memo

Nintendo Switch Joy-Con Drift to be repaired for free according to memo

Nintendo says it is proud of the quality of its products but even the best products can have unforeseen flaws. The company may be too proud to admit that and gave a non-committal, non-answers PR response to the lawsuit filed against it for what is now named the "Joy-Con Drift". That, however, only incensed Switch owners even more and now it seems that Nintendo is making a U-Turn though it's doing it very silently though an internal memo.

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Two Point Hospital is getting a console release later this year

Two Point Hospital is getting a console release later this year

Ever since it released last year, Two Point Hospital has proven to be a very popular game on PC. Perhaps it shouldn't be a surprise, then, that Two Point Studios is looking to bring it to other platforms. Today, the company revealed that Two Point Hospital will be heading to consoles before the year is out, saying that a console release has been the "number one request" since the game launched on PC.

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Official Nintendo Joy-Con lawsuit response leaves a lot to be desired

Official Nintendo Joy-Con lawsuit response leaves a lot to be desired

Joy-Con drift is something that's been causing quite a stir lately. A number of users have been reporting that the joysticks on their Nintendo Switch Joy-Cons have started to drift, registering movement when there is none. This has been an ongoing problem since the Switch launched, and thus far, it doesn't seem that Nintendo has implemented a long-term fix for the issue.

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Origin PC’s Big O is basically every gamer’s dream machine

Origin PC’s Big O is basically every gamer’s dream machine

Origin PC is no stranger to big PC builds, and in celebration of its 10th anniversary, the company has gone all out. Origin has put together what it calls the "Big O" - a machine that packs a high-end gaming PC, an Xbox One X, a PlayStation 4 Pro, and a Nintendo Switch into one massive case. This could very be the only machine out there that manages to do it all, but don't pull out those wallets just yet.

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This Nintendo Switch Joy-Con lawsuit could mean cash for gamers

This Nintendo Switch Joy-Con lawsuit could mean cash for gamers

Owners of the Nintendo Switch (with its detachable display, on-screen dock, and Joy-Con controllers) has a class action lawsuit headed its way this week. The law firm Chimicles Schwarz Kriner & Donaldson-Smith LLP filed a class action lawsuit against Nintendo of America, Inc for claims relating to alleged defects in the Joy-Con controllers - and their drifting. Oh, with the drifting.

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Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 DLC plans detailed with Loki up first

Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 DLC plans detailed with Loki up first

Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 launched today for Nintendo Switch, and right out of the gate, Nintendo and Marvel are ready to talk DLC. At San Diego Comic Con, which is happening as you read this, Marvel revealed DLC plans for Ultimate Alliance 3. As you'd expect, the DLC will add a bunch of new characters to the game, beginning with Thor's brother and the god of mischief, Loki.

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Super Mario Maker 2 review: Beautiful insanity

Super Mario Maker 2 review: Beautiful insanity

If there was any reason at all to own a Wii U, Super Mario Maker was it. Super Mario Maker was so unique and so popular that I think if it would have been a launch title, the Wii U may have succeeded despite all that was working against it. Super Mario Maker 2 on Switch, then, was inevitable, and if you’re looking for more of a good thing, you’ll definitely find it here. Unfortunately, it isn’t all sunshine and daisies in the world of Super Mario Maker 2, as the consistent problems with Nintendo Switch Online hold this game back from achieving true greatness.

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