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Pokemon GO is fun again, thanks to COVID-19

Pokemon GO is fun again, thanks to COVID-19

During the outbreak of COVID-19, novel coronavirus, the global pandemic, and the quarantine therein, Niantic's made Pokemon GO fun again. At the start, the game held great potential. It was the closest a gamer could get to the feeling of finding, capturing, and battling Pokemon in the real world. Then it got complicated. Now, here amid massive changes made by its creator to make the game playable during quarantine, Pokemon GO's become fun once again.

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Animal Crossing: New Horizons gets back-to-back updates – here’s what’s changed

Animal Crossing: New Horizons gets back-to-back updates – here’s what’s changed

Ever since releasing a couple of weeks ago, Animal Crossing: New Horizons has received a handful of updates. As we head into the weekend, the game has received another pair pretty much back-to-back. The first update brought the game to version 1.1.2 yesterday, with a second one bringing the game up to version 1.1.3 this morning. In both cases, the updates fix issues rather than adding new content.

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Nintendo Switch eShop Spring sale cuts game prices by 50% or more

Nintendo Switch eShop Spring sale cuts game prices by 50% or more

Just in time for our realization that this COVID-19 quarantine is really, truly real, the Nintendo Switch eShop has a brand new sale for multiple games. Some games are half their original price, some are discounted even deeper. There are a few Nintendo 3DS games in the mix as well - like the always strange card game Culdcept Revolt!

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The Outer Worlds has a new Nintendo Switch release date

The Outer Worlds has a new Nintendo Switch release date

If you've been following news about the Nintendo Switch port of The Outer Worlds, then you'll know that there's been a lot of back and forth about the game. At first, The Outer Worlds was only destined for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC, but shortly before release, Obsidian announced that the game would be coming to Nintendo Switch as well.

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This could be a huge year for Mario on Nintendo Switch

This could be a huge year for Mario on Nintendo Switch

2020 is a big year for Mario, as the suspenders-wearing plumber is turning 35 years old. More specifically, the Mario game franchise is turning 35 years old, and Nintendo apparently has a big celebration planned. According to a new report, Nintendo will release a number of new and old Mario games for the Switch in 2020, in the process bringing the some of the series' most beloved games into the modern era.

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Nintendo Direct Mini round-up: All of the new games heading to Switch

Nintendo Direct Mini round-up: All of the new games heading to Switch

Earlier today, Nintendo published a surprise Direct Mini to YouTube, giving us a look at games that will be heading to Switch throughout the rest of the year. Nintendo covered a lot of ground during the presentation, talking about a number of first and third-party games. If you missed the show, here's a breakdown of everything that was announced.

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Next Super Smash Bros Ultimate DLC fighter teased

Next Super Smash Bros Ultimate DLC fighter teased

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, in case you haven't heard, is set to get a second Fighters Pass containing six new DLC characters. Initially, the game's DLC was slated to be complete with the five characters in the first Fighters Pass, but given the reaction to Ultimate as a whole, Nintendo and Sora Ltd. decided to move ahead with a second round. Today, during Nintendo's Direct Mini, the company teased the first new character for Ultimate's second Fighters Pass.

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Animal Crossing: New Horizons Bunny Day event detailed

Animal Crossing: New Horizons Bunny Day event detailed

When Nintendo uploaded a surprise Direct Mini today, there was little doubt that we'd see something about Animal Crossing: New Horizons. After all, New Horizons is the biggest game on the Switch at the moment, and alongside DOOM Eternal and Half-Life: Alyx, it's been getting a lot of attention from gamers who are largely stuck at home. Sure enough, Nintendo did have something to announce concerning New Horizons, revealing when the first in-game seasonal event will happen.

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Nintendo Switch is getting a boatload of 2K games

Nintendo Switch is getting a boatload of 2K games

Earlier today, Nintendo dropped a surprise Direct Mini, detailing a number of games that will be heading to the Switch throughout 2020. Among the announcements was big one from 2K Games, which is bringing a lot of its big-name titles to the Switch. All of them are landing on the console on the same day, too: May 29th.

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Animal Crossing: New Horizons update likely patches game’s big bug

Animal Crossing: New Horizons update likely patches game’s big bug

Despite the fact that Animal Crossing: New Horizons hasn't even been out a week yet, players have found and have been exploiting a particular item duplication glitch. Essentially, the glitch allowed pairs of players to duplicate items and then sell them off for hefty sums of bells, and of course, that's something Nintendo takes issue with.

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Coronavirus outbreak is bad news for your broken Nintendo Switch

Coronavirus outbreak is bad news for your broken Nintendo Switch

If you've got a Switch or a 3DS that's in need of repair, it looks like you won't be getting it fixed anytime soon. Nintendo has shut down its repair centers in the Americas in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. That, of course, means that there's no word on when they might reopen, and given the unpredictable nature of this pandemic, it could be quite some time before we see that happen.

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More free items in Animal Crossing: New Horizons

More free items in Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Today the folks behind Animal Crossing: New Horizons released a set of new items for free. This new set of items comes with some prerequisites - first, you're going to need to have the update version 1.1.0. Then, for one part of the free items collection, you're going to have to download the mobile game Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp.

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