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Nintendo Switch to get YouTube app next week, says leak

Nintendo Switch to get YouTube app next week, says leak

The Nintendo Switch is a great portable gaming handheld that’s made even greater by the assortment of games that come raining down on it. All that’s really missing, at least for some owners, is the ability to turn the device into a great portable media player like the Nintendo DS system. That may still be a long time coming but Nintendo might be taking baby steps forward with the expected arrival of a YouTube app on the Switch in the next few days. At least based on one leak.

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Super Smash Bros Ultimate DLC plans and pre-order bonuses detailed

Super Smash Bros Ultimate DLC plans and pre-order bonuses detailed

This probably won't come as a shock to most people, but Super Smash Bros Ultimate is getting post-launch DLC. Series director Masahiro Sakurai confirmed as much in today's Nintendo Direct, laying out the release plan for post-launch DLC, how much this extra content will cost, and what it will include. If you're willing to spend some extra cash, you'll be able expand Ultimate's already ridiculous roster of 74 fighters even further.

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Super Smash Bros Ultimate gets two familiar faces to round out its roster

Super Smash Bros Ultimate gets two familiar faces to round out its roster

Just as we were expecting, today's Super Smash Bros Ultimate Direct brought the reveal of some new fighters. There were two new fighters announced today, and series director Masahiro Sakurai says that these round out the roster of characters that will be available to everyone in the base game. The final tally of fighters in Super Smash Bros Ultimate comes to a whopping 74, so you'll definitely have some options when it comes to figuring out who to main.

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Nintendo isn’t done with the 3DS yet

Nintendo isn’t done with the 3DS yet

Ever since the Switch launched, the fate of the 3DS is something that has been subject to a lot speculation. After all, both devices fill that portable gaming niche, and the Switch arguably does it better. This led many to wonder if Nintendo would phase out the 3DS and move forward with just one gaming device on shelves, or if it would continue offering the Switch and the 3DS side by side.

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Sega Genesis Classics gives Switch a huge gift in December

Sega Genesis Classics gives Switch a huge gift in December

Back in March, Sega announced a new mega compilation of Genesis games called - what else? - Sega Genesis Classics. At the time, the release was only confirmed for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC, with a Switch version mysteriously missing from Sega's announcement. Last month, Sega righted that particular wrong by confirming a Switch version of Sega Genesis Classics, and today we're finding out when it will arrive.

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Super Smash Bros Ultimate gets another Nintendo Direct this week

Super Smash Bros Ultimate gets another Nintendo Direct this week

At this point, you'd think that we've heard pretty much all there is to know about Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. After all, Nintendo has spent a lot of time talking about the game, from making it the marquee title during its E3 2018 presentation to devoting an entire Nintendo Direct to it back in August. Nintendo, however, is not quite done yet, as it has announced another Direct broadcast dedicated to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.

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Nintendo Switch has officially outsold the GameCube

Nintendo Switch has officially outsold the GameCube

It seems the Nintendo Switch has found something that at least resembles enduring popularity. It only took 9 months for the Switch to beat total lifetime sales of the Wii U, and today we're learning that it's surpassed the sales of another console: the GameCube. It now seems poised to outsell other past Nintendo consoles before all is said and done, too.

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Three Resident Evil games are heading to Nintendo Switch next year

Three Resident Evil games are heading to Nintendo Switch next year

Since it launched somewhat late in the console cycle, it isn't really surprising that the Switch has become an attractive platform for ports of existing games. As of today, we can count Capcom among the many developers who have decided to bring their older games over to the Switch. The company revealed that it will bringing not one, but three Resident Evil games to the Nintendo Switch next year.

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Nintendo Switch weekly eShop update headlined by everyone’s favorite wizard

Nintendo Switch weekly eShop update headlined by everyone’s favorite wizard

As it does every Thursday, Nintendo has detailed the games landing on the eShop over the course of the next week. While previous weeks have been pretty packed in terms of releases, this one is a little more tame. Still, there might be something for you Switch owners if you're a fan of fighting games or wizardry.

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Team Sonic Racing delayed into 2019

Team Sonic Racing delayed into 2019

Earlier this year, Sega revealed Team Sonic Racing, a follow-up to 2012's surprisingly excellent Sonic and All-Stars Racing Transformed. At the time, the company said that Team Sonic Racing would be here by winter, but today we're finding out that isn't actually the case. Sega has pushed Team Sonic Racing's release back into 2019, and given the game's original release schedule, it seems to be a fairly significant delay.

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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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