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Nintendo Switch Joy-Con struggle with connection issues ahead of launch

Nintendo Switch Joy-Con struggle with connection issues ahead of launch

We're exactly a week out from the launch of Nintendo Switch, which means that many people already have pre-release review units. Though the early reaction has been good in most regards, one rather major issue has reared its ugly head. According to a number of reviewers, the Joy-Con controllers are having some connectivity issues, which may not be a good sign for folks planning to pick up Nintendo's latest console next Friday.

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Nintendo Switch: No Virtual Console at launch, eShop games detailed

Nintendo Switch: No Virtual Console at launch, eShop games detailed

Nintendo is sharing new details about the Switch today, namely covering what players can expect from the console's digital offerings on launch day. Three eShop launch titles have been briefly detailed today, but Nintendo is saving most of the discussion for a "Nindies Showcase" that will be live streamed on February 28. During this presentation, Nintendo will touch on some of the 60 games that have been confirmed for a Switch eShop launch.

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GameStop will sell you a Nintendo Switch on launch day (if you’re lucky)

GameStop will sell you a Nintendo Switch on launch day (if you’re lucky)

The Nintendo Switch launches in just over a week, but there are going to be quite a few people on launch day who will have to go without. Pre-orders for the Switch were snatched up quickly, with many retailers selling out of their allotments during the first day they were available. Since then, it's been nearly impossible to find a Switch, but some GameStop customers may get lucky come launch day.

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Pokemon GO celebrates Pokemon Day with partying Pikachu

Pokemon GO celebrates Pokemon Day with partying Pikachu

Pokemon Day is coming up at the beginning of next week, and Niantic has something lined up for Pokemon GO players in celebration. Beginning on Sunday, February 26th, any Pikachu you encounter in the wild will be wearing a party hat for Pokemon Day. Luckily, this event is lasting longer than a single day, giving you plenty of time to capture a party Pikachu even if you don't log in on the 26th.

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Fire Emblem Heroes launch celebration continues with new maps and quests

Fire Emblem Heroes launch celebration continues with new maps and quests

Fire Emblem Heroes fans know that orbs (and sometimes feathers) are what make the world go 'round, but they're not always easy to obtain. If you've burned through the free orbs the game gives you by progressing through the story, then you'll definitely want to participate in a new promotion this week. Assuming you play through all the content this promotion is adding, you'll be able to snag a decent number of orbs that can be used for refills or summoning new heroes.

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How to get Umbreon and Espeon in Pokemon GO

How to get Umbreon and Espeon in Pokemon GO

Eevee now has five different forms into which it can evolve in Pokemon GO. Today we're reporting on every one of the multiple ways in which Eevee is able to evolve in Pokemon GO as of the 19th of February, 2017. That was just after the big push to Gen 2 for Pokemon GO, starting with Pokemon GO APK v. 0.57.2 and Niantic's announcement of 80+ new Pokemon, including Umbreon and Espeon.

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Nintendo Switch digital game sizes make an SD card a must

Nintendo Switch digital game sizes make an SD card a must

Nintendo Switch arrives in less than two weeks, and slowly but surely, new details are surfacing as we wait for launch. This time around, Nintendo has shared details about the Switch's digital games and how much space they'll take up on the console's small 32GB hard drive. Needless to say, you're probably going to want to pick up an SD card alongside your Switch.

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Alleged Nintendo Switch gets a super early teardown treatment

Alleged Nintendo Switch gets a super early teardown treatment

In a matter of days, less than two weeks, gamers, critics, and Nintendo fans alike will finally be treated to first official hands-on of what is the most talked about gaming device this half of the year. That said, some people have already spoiled the Nintendo Switch surprise and while that has mostly been resolved in the US, the East isn’t exactly stopping the leakage yet. But instead of a finished product, we are being treated to the innards of the handheld console, presuming this is indeed the Nintendo Switch.

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Pre-release Nintendo Switch was stolen, company reveals

Pre-release Nintendo Switch was stolen, company reveals

The new Nintendo Switch console won't be officially released until March 3rd, but earlier this week one lucky gamer managed to get a unit, sharing unboxing pics and a video of the UI in the process. Going by the username "hiphoptherobot" on the NeoGAF message boards, he said that he had purchased the game console from an "unnamed store." Nintendo has now come forward and stated that the device was stolen.

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How to get Special Items in Pokemon GO: Some Guidance

How to get Special Items in Pokemon GO: Some Guidance

This week we're tearing through the Pokemon GO Gen 2 update to see how everything works - today's subject: Special Items. What the game calls "Special Items" are also called Evolution Items, or Evolution Requirements by the game. There are several Pokemon which require one of these items to evolve into their next-level Pokemon. That, and a healthy dose of patience to capture many times over or carry along as a Buddy Pokemon for Pokemon Candy.

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Nintendo Switch will finally tie digital purchases to your Nintendo account

Nintendo Switch will finally tie digital purchases to your Nintendo account

Many of you have probably already seen the leaked Nintendo Switch unboxing video making the rounds today, and in the time since it was first uploaded, the internet at large has discovered an important piece of information. As it turns out, Nintendo is finally doing something to bring its online systems up to the same level as Xbox Live and PSN, at least it terms of offering an actual account system.

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Pokemon GO update live! Plus how Eevee evolves into Umbreon and Espeon

Pokemon GO update live! Plus how Eevee evolves into Umbreon and Espeon

This evening Pokemon GO Gen 2 was made live, bringing on a collection of 80+ new monsters to the game. This first big wave contains a whole lot of Pokemon originally released in the Pokemon Silver and Pokemon Gold games - though this isn't the first we've heard from the gen. The first we got were a bunch of babies - several Baby Pokemon hatched from Pokemon eggs that were pre-evolutions of Pokemon already in the game - save one. Now we've got a whole lot more!

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