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NES Classic can run “your own” Linux but not yet worth it

NES Classic can run “your own” Linux but not yet worth it

Despite its rarity, more because of shortage of supplies than being a limited edition, the NES Classic is just begging to be torn down, hacked, and even repurposed. The first has already happened, though not yet on iFixit. The third depends on the second, which is already on its way, albeit rather slowly. A couple of Japanese hackers have revealed how they were able to compile their own version of Linux on the Japanese Famicom Mini, though with little practical application.

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Pokemon GO update: next event before Thanksgiving plus forecast

Pokemon GO update: next event before Thanksgiving plus forecast

The next Pokemon GO event will be taking place starting this weekend and running until the 23rd of November. This allows the span of the event to command the time in the week before Thanksgiving begins, then ends the day before that holiday begins. This pre-holiday event takes place in three areas in Japan - but for those of you that don't live on that side of the sea, there's also some good news.

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Final Pokemon Sun and Moon trailer confirms Alolan Diglett and Dugtrio

Final Pokemon Sun and Moon trailer confirms Alolan Diglett and Dugtrio

Nintendo has shared the final trailer for Pokemon Sun and Moon, wrapping up what has been a rather large marketing push for the games. Seeing as this is the final one, we're not getting a ton of new information. However, there's plenty to see, as the trailer reveals Z-Moves for the starter Pokemon, a pair of new Ultra Beasts, and Alolan Diglett and Dugtrio.

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Nintendo promises steady NES Classic Edition supply for holiday season

Nintendo promises steady NES Classic Edition supply for holiday season

If you were one of the many looking forward to spending the weekend with the NES Classic Edition, chances are you're entering Monday disappointed and empty-handed. The retro console has proven to be notoriously hard to find, selling out almost immediately at most retailers around the US. Now Nintendo is promising that there will be a steady stream of NES Classic Editions hitting shelves throughout the holiday season.

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Nintendo Switch pricing leaked by Toys’R’Us

Nintendo Switch pricing leaked by Toys’R’Us

Another piece of the Nintendo Switch puzzle may have just been unwittingly revealed by toy retail giant Toys’R’Us. Although many parts of the hybrid handheld console remains a mystery, one of the most important question is its price. And that has been kindly provided by the company’s Canadian website. The good news is that it isn’t as high as current gen consoles, like the PS4, Xbox One, or even the soon retired Wii U. The bad news is that the price might actually be a reflection of what the console’s hardware is capable of.

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Hard to find min NES Classic gets a mini teardown

Hard to find min NES Classic gets a mini teardown

Nintendo was definitely on to something when it launched the ultimate fan service in the form the NES Classic, or Famicom Mini in Japan. That is, if it could quickly and steadily replenish its supplies. As it stands, the NES Classic sold out in a flash, making it as rare to find as a legendary Pokemon. That, however, isn’t going to stop YouTubers like JerryRigEverything from tempting fate in order to deliver a teardown to his fans. Don’t worry, he doesn’t torture the tiny thing.

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Pokemon GO could have similar lifespan to World of Warcraft, Niantic says

Pokemon GO could have similar lifespan to World of Warcraft, Niantic says

Even though a lot of folks may have stopped playing Pokemon GO, the mobile game that surprised everyone is far from dead. Back in October, we heard that Pokemon GO was still pulling in $2 million a day in revenue, which is a figure most apps and games can only dream of. With plenty of folks coming back to check out Pokemon GO's Halloween event, it seems the game is here to stay, but for how long?

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NES Classic Edition Amazon, Walmart, GameStop release details

NES Classic Edition Amazon, Walmart, GameStop release details

Today Nintendo's NES Classic Edition was released for sale at Amazon, Walmart, GameStop, Best Buy, and Target. There are a few other places it can be purchased, but for now the only online location is Amazon. This release comes just in time for the holiday shopping season or - some might argue - a bit too early for the holiday shopping season. How is a true retro Nintendo fan supposed to wait several weeks before getting one of these as a stocking stuffer?

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Pokemon Sun and Moon’s version exclusives have been leaked

Pokemon Sun and Moon’s version exclusives have been leaked

Pokemon Sun and Moon have been leaking out over the past few days, thanks to players getting their hands on a number of early copies. First we received a series of videos from YouTube user Kaphotics detailing the new Pokemon in Sun and Moon along with their attacks and stats. Now, we're getting a list of version exclusive Pokemon from Reddit user VanitaLite.

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Wii U production ending in Japan after all

Wii U production ending in Japan after all

It would appear that Nintendo is finally ready to pull the plug on Wii U production, at least in Japan. Those who have been following recent developments with the Wii U will know that we heard the same thing last week, via unnamed Eurogamer sources. It wasn't long before Nintendo came back and said that it didn't have any plans to discontinue the console, squarely denying the rumors.

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Pokemon GO Gen 2 evolutions and candy tips detailed

Pokemon GO Gen 2 evolutions and candy tips detailed

New Pokemon are on the way with the second wave of Pokemon GO, the first big update to the game since the beginning. At this time the Pokemon GO universe only includes the first 150 (actually a few less than that for various reasons). In the very near future, we'll be seeing more than 100 additional Pokemon including a couple more Eevee evolutions for those Eevee super-fans amongst us. Most of these new Pokemon will be coming from the Pokemon Silver and Pokemon Gold universe - that's the Johto region, and the first place Ash goes after he's done with Kanto!

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Pokemon GO Gen 2 update evolution guide detailed

Pokemon GO Gen 2 update evolution guide detailed

The next version of Pokemon GO is coming soon, and with it a number of ways in which current Pokemon GO users can prepare. The game's update is a continuation of the game as it exists today. Many of the Pokemon that'll appear in the newest update to Generation 2 will be closely related to the Pokemon from season one. As such, it's time to start getting ready for those Pokemon with the monsters already in backpacks around the world.

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