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Nintendo is struggling to meet Switch demand due to chip shortages

Sony has struggled to keep up with demand for the PlayStation 5, but it’s not the only company that's on the ropes. Recent comments made by Nintendo President Shuntaro Furukawa suggest the global shortage of semiconductors is also constraining Switch production, which means consumers may find it difficult to buy the portable console. In a recent...

Don’t expect Microsoft’s xCloud to come to the Nintendo Switch

Microsoft this week finally brought Xbox Cloud Gaming to select users on iPhone, iPad, and PC, joining those who can already access the service via Xbox and Android. The move has prompted people to wonder if the Nintendo Switch, which has dabbled in game streaming, could be a future destination for Microsoft’s service. According to one...

E3 2021 will go virtual, Nintendo and Xbox to attend

The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) on Tuesday announced this year’s E3 will go forward — but as an all-virtual event due to the pandemic. This will be the second year in a row E3, which will take place June 12 through June 15, has been forced to go digital. Despite the event taking place online, there’s...

Nintendo Switch is getting an NVIDIA chip upgrade this year with support for DLSS

After four years of existence, the Nintendo Switch is finally going to get a performance upgrade. A new report suggests that Nintendo is looking at upgrading the chipset on its popular console, and we can expect an announcement around the year-end shopping season. People familiar with the matter have told Bloomberg that NVIDIA is working on...

NVIDIA could soon halt production of Tegra X1+ chip that powers the Nintendo Switch

The Nintendo Switch is long due for an upgrade, especially since Sony and Microsoft had ramped up their gaming hardware in 2020. Nintendo only launched a smaller version of the Switch in 2019, which wasn’t really an upgrade but rather the same piece of hardware in a handheld-only form factor. The good news is that...

New Nintendo Switch with 7-inch Samsung OLED panel, 4K output could launch this year

A new Nintendo Switch is said to be in the works and could launch later in the year, just in time for the holiday season. This isn’t the first time we are hearing about a new Nintendo Switch model, but now a fresh report suggests that Nintendo might be looking at Samsung to provide bigger...

The Nintendo Switch running Android is still ridiculous but I love it

Flagship Android tablets are few and far between, with the best of the best coming from Samsung every year. What if you could pick up another Android tablet instead? Maybe something that doubles up as a serious gaming console too? Meet the Nintendo Switch running Android, which is back and better than ever thanks to...

The Nintendo Switch can now run Android 10, unofficially

Android 10 has just been ported to the Nintendo Switch. Thanks to the hard work of the SwitchRoot team, it’s now possible to enjoy an Android 10-based LineageOS 17.1 port on your Nintendo Switch console. This release comes from the same team that originally ported Android 8.1 Oreo to the Nintendo Switch. The Android 10 release...

Today’s Top Tech Deals: Nintendo Switch at Amazon, OnePlus 8 Price Drop, and More!

It's Monday! Do you know what you need? A VPN service. VPNs protect your privacy, which is always at risk on today's internet. Right now you can save big while making sure your data is secure. Frankly, it's a win-win. Today's other top tech deals include Nintendo Switches being in stock at Amazon, a price drop...

Super Mario 64 can be natively run on Android without a Nintendo 64 emulator

Super Mario 3D All-Stars is finally here, which means you can now play the first three 3D platformers in the series — Super Mario 64, Super Mario Sunshine, and Super Mario Galaxy — in high-definition on your Nintendo Switch. In case you're looking for a way to enjoy Princess Peach's cake on your Android phone,...

A shady Nintendo Switch emulator for Android has popped up online, and it surprisingly works

Android smartphones are versatile, and the number of emulators that you can get for modern and retro systems alike is incredible. From age-old systems like the NES right up to the Nintendo 3DS, you can play them all from the comfort of your smartphone. Obviously, emulating more modern systems can be a bit of a...

Nintendo is scaling back its mobile gaming business to focus on the Switch

In the last few years, one of gaming's juggernauts, Nintendo, has been trying to compete in the mobile gaming space. While Nintendo was once fully invested in only launching games on their own platforms, we've seen the Japanese company launch games such as Mario Kart Tour and Super Mario Run on iOS and Android. Nintendo's...