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This week’s Switch eShop update has a little something for everyone

This week’s Switch eShop update has a little something for everyone

While last week's eShop update was pretty massive in terms of new addition, this week things are settling down a bit. There are still some exciting games coming to the eShop, but perhaps none that are quite as big as last week's Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition. Still, you'll probably be able to find something you're interested in, especially if you're a fan of fighting or shoot 'em up games.

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Dear Nintendo: Look at this DIY 3DS-like phone

Dear Nintendo: Look at this DIY 3DS-like phone

This Spring a developer by the name of Lexie Dostal hand-constructed an Android 3DS gaming phone. This device doesn't run 3DS games from Nintendo, but it does look a whole lot like a 3DS handheld gaming system. It actually uses some salvaged 3DS parts, as it were - but it runs an open hardware Android SBC called KitePhone.

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Cheaper Nintendo Switch excludes Dock, adapter, only in Japan

Cheaper Nintendo Switch excludes Dock, adapter, only in Japan

The Nintendo Switch is so popular that your sibling or maybe even your parents might want one of their own. Especially with the family subscription for the Switch Online service nearly in full force. But with one Switch already in the family, the purchase of additional consoles could easily get out of hand. Nintendo's solution is a more affordable "second set" Nintendo Switch bundle that lacks some essential accessories. Unfortunately, there might be too many caveats to make it worthwhile for some aspiring owners.

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Pokemon GO Alolan Forms: Here are all 10, ranked

Pokemon GO Alolan Forms: Here are all 10, ranked

Today we're having a peek at all the new Pokemon coming to Pokemon GO this Spring and early Summer - ALOLA! Each Alolan version of a Pokemon has the same Pokemon root as its Kanto "Normal" form. Of course all Pokemon evolved from a single Pokemon at the origin of the Pocket Monster universe, but still - it's important to know that an Alolan Raichu is still an evolved Pikachu at heart.

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Nintendo Labo’s piano turns into a mini grand with this 3D printed mod

Nintendo Labo’s piano turns into a mini grand with this 3D printed mod

From the second Nintendo Labo was announced, it was clear that people were going to do cool things with it. While most of those cool things will revolve around the capabilities of Labo's cardboard constructions and the accompanying software, today we're seeing a mod that makes Labo's piano look a bit more familiar. In short: This 3D printed mod turns your Nintendo Labo piano into a miniature grand, or at least gets it most of the way there.

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Pokemon GO Alolan Forms update (Time to come back!)

Pokemon GO Alolan Forms update (Time to come back!)

Summer is coming to Pokemon GO, and that means big updates are about to hit. For this season of the GPS/AI mobile game, Niantic's bringing on the Alolan forms of Pokemon of all sorts - and that means some WACKY forms. Case in point, the Alolan version of Exeggutor. It has a very, very long neck. It's very tall, and it looks insane.

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Resident Evil 7: Cloud Version brings game streaming to Switch

Resident Evil 7: Cloud Version brings game streaming to Switch

Capcom has been one publisher throwing a lot of support behind the Nintendo Switch, and now it's about to provide a big first for the console: game streaming. Capcom has announced Biohazard 7: Resident Evil Cloud Version for the Switch, taking pretty much everyone by surprise. The fact that Resident Evil 7 is coming to the Switch will be exciting enough for most fans, but the way it's being released is fascinating as well.

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Nintendo Switch eShop has a huge week ahead of it

Nintendo Switch eShop has a huge week ahead of it

With the arrival of another Thursday comes a new batch of games for the Nintendo Switch eShop. In recent months, many of the weekly updates to the Switch eShop have been fairly tame, but this week's update definitely takes things to another level. There are a bunch of great games hitting the eShop this week, so let's dive into the Switch's new arrivals.

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SNES Classic Edition in stock at Amazon next week

SNES Classic Edition in stock at Amazon next week

If you haven't had any luck in finding an SNES Classic Edition, then here's a bit of good news: Amazon has announced that it will restock the popular mini console next week. There are already plenty of people selling SNES Classics through Amazon - in fact, at the time of this writing, there are more than 700 available - but if you want to get one that's new in box, you're looking at paying at least $100. That, of course, is a decent amount more expensive than the SNES Classic's list price.

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Wonder Android gaming phone takes cues from Nintendo Switch

Wonder Android gaming phone takes cues from Nintendo Switch

When word of the Xiaomi-backed Black Shark gaming smartphone went out, it was compared to the Nintendo Switch. When it launched, it ended up only being half a Switch. Nonetheless, it seems that Nintendo's wildly successful hybrid portable console has inspired not a few in the smartphone market to take that same road less traveled. One of those is a startup simply called Wonder whose dreams for an Android-powered gaming-centric smartphone is both like the Switch but also not like it.

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Pokemon Nintendo Switch titles tipped with new web domains

Pokemon Nintendo Switch titles tipped with new web domains

With E3 on the horizon, rumors about the Pokemon titles coming to Nintendo Switch have kicked into high gear. Over the past few days, rumors have cropped up claiming that not only will the Switch's Pokemon titles be released this year, but also what their titles will be. Apparently, Nintendo and Game Freak have chosen Pokemon Let's Go! Pikachu and Pokemon Let's Go! Eevee as the names for this new pair of titles.

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Nintendo Labo, Ariana Grande, The Roots, Fallon make a music video

Nintendo Labo, Ariana Grande, The Roots, Fallon make a music video

Nintendo seems to be on a creative roll. After the spectacular success of the Nintendo Switch, the gaming giant decided to take the console beyond just gaming and into educational gaming. The Nintendo Labo system is a treasure trove of activities, both for fun and learning, though its cardboard material belies its possibilities. As if trying to show the world those possibilities, Jimmy Fallon hooked up with Ariana Grande and the Root to play the Grande's new single using nothing but Nintendo Labo musical instruments.

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