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Game & Watch Super Mario Bros review: Retro double trouble

Game & Watch Super Mario Bros review: Retro double trouble

I must admit, the Game & Watch was a little before my time. By the time I was old enough to play games, the NES had already brought the games industry back from the brink and we were at the dawn of the SNES/Sega Genesis era. While the Game & Watch is something that I’ve never really known, I’m someone who played a lot of Tiger electronic handhelds back in the day, so at least I can appreciate the appeal and novelty of the Game & Watch if nothing else.

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Nintendo Switch Pro tip puts holiday Zelda plans on hold

Nintendo Switch Pro tip puts holiday Zelda plans on hold

The last few Nintendo Switch fans holding out hope for a "Pro" model in the year 2020 may have finally given in. Tips from insider sources and leaks this week suggest that the Nintendo Switch Pro has a tentative release date schedule set around the holiday season - but a year from now. Given the monstrous continued sales of the original Nintendo Switch along with the bevy of super-successful games released in the last few months, Nintendo's schedule suggests your best bet is spending that holiday cash on games here in the next few weeks.

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Vintage NES game Super Mario Bros 3 fetches an insane amount at auction

Vintage NES game Super Mario Bros 3 fetches an insane amount at auction

Every once in a while, we catch wind of classic video game auctions that wind up fetching seriously impressive sums of money. Today, we're hearing about one that is perhaps more impressive than any other video game auction that came before it: a sealed copy of Super Mario Bros. 3 that sold for a whopping $156,000 at auction over the weekend.

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Nintendo Switch games sale for Black Friday – our best picks

Nintendo Switch games sale for Black Friday – our best picks

The folks running the Nintendo games store just publicized a so-called "Cyber Deals" sale in said store. Today we're going to run down the games that jump out at us, letting you know what's worth buying, and what's better skipped. The price cuts you're looking at here are mostly good if you've been waiting for a price cut that's good enough, but not necessarily "must buy" as such.

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Nintendo Game & Watch hack runs DOOM but don’t get your hopes up

Nintendo Game & Watch hack runs DOOM but don’t get your hopes up

After the highly successful NES and SNES Classics, Nintendo tried its luck again with another revival of an old-school gaming system. The Game & Watch, which prefigured Nintendo's Game Boy handheld, has been given new life and, unsurprisingly, became quite a hot item, despite its price, because of its limited run. Also unsurprisingly, it has piqued the interest of hardware hackers and modders who, after a lot of work, have been able to run a custom Super Mario Bros. game and, more impressive, the original DOOM.

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Nintendo opens up its Animal Crossing: New Horizons island to players

Nintendo opens up its Animal Crossing: New Horizons island to players

Animal Crossing: New Horizons is a game that lets players express a lot of creativity in designing their islands, and if you've ever wondered what a Nintendo-designed island might look like, now is your chance to see one for yourself. Nintendo has opened up its own island for players to visit, and getting there to take a look around is pretty easy.

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New Animal Crossing: New Horizons rules attempt to curb in-game advertising

New Animal Crossing: New Horizons rules attempt to curb in-game advertising

Thanks in part to the COVID-19 pandemic keeping everyone at home and prompting them to search out some feel good media, Animal Crossing: New Horizons has become one of the biggest games of the year and one of the biggest Switch games of all time. This, naturally, means that brands and businesses have been looking to tap into that hype in any way they can, and up until now, it hasn't been uncommon to see businesses offering custom designs or even creating entire islands based around their brands.

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Pokemon GO Kalos region launch list confirmed

Pokemon GO Kalos region launch list confirmed

Today Niantic revealed a whole bunch of information about the future of Pokemon GO all at once. We're going through the lists to make certain we've got all the important bits and pieces sorted out so you can make sense of the near-future update series in the game. The worldwide launch of Kalos region Pokemon starts on December 2, 2020. Here comes the Mega Evolution!

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Animal Crossing invites Addison Rae, T-Pain, Jason Derulo, and Grubhub drivers

Animal Crossing invites Addison Rae, T-Pain, Jason Derulo, and Grubhub drivers

There's a Creator Friendsgiving, Island Deliveries, and other updates coming to Animal Crossing, but there's also T-Pain. As if Animal Crossing couldn't get any more wacky with cross-branding promotions and odd appearances by celebrities, there's a new event. The event is called Grubhub Island, and it'll include T-Pain, Addison Rae, and Jason Derulo, and they're all ready to drop in on lucky islands over the weekend.

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Pokemon GO promo codes released for November, December 2020 [UPDATE]

Pokemon GO promo codes released for November, December 2020 [UPDATE]

Today Niantic released a whole mess of changes for Pokemon GO and we've gained access to a bunch of promo codes for items in the game so you can continue your Pokemon GO journey with great aplomb. You'll find promo codes available from a wide variety of sources today, including tech blogs, gaming blogs, and game streaming individuals. Codes delivered today include a list of items that can be used in the game Pokemon GO.

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Pokemon GO BEYOND 40 – the biggest update ever

Pokemon GO BEYOND 40 – the biggest update ever

On November 30, Pokemon GO will start into an update series that'll be the biggest since the game began. Starting on November 30, the game will change. Pokemon from the Kalos region are coming to Pokemon GO, there'll be "Seasons" - starting with the "Season of Celebration". There'll be so many feature updates, you'll barely notice that you're able to level up beyond 40!

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Animal Crossing: New Horizons update finally delivers data transfers

Animal Crossing: New Horizons update finally delivers data transfers

This week the folks at Animal Crossing: New Horizons revealed that you'll soon get a long-awaited feature for the game. As of November 19, 2020, users will be able to transfer data from one Nintendo Switch console to another Nintendo Switch console. They'll need to initiate said transfer with the free Island Transfer Tool app that'll appear in the Nintendo eShop soon, if it's not already there by the time this article is set to go live!

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