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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is just $42 right now ($18 off)

Nintendo released The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild in 2017, becoming the last Nintendo-published game on the Wii U and a launch game for the Switch. It's still one of the best games on either console, with a massive open world to explore and complex puzzles to solve. In typical Nintendo fashion, the...

Nintendo Switch Online may be adding Game Boy games

There’s a rumor in the gaming industry that Nintendo may soon bring another of its extensive libraries to Nintendo Switch Online subscribers — specifically, the libraries of the Game Boy and the Game Boy Color. There’s a chance this could be a gateway to bring other Nintendo gameplay libraries to the Switch… at least, so...

This Week in Gaming: Saints Row, Halo Infinite, and the rest of Gamescom’s announcements

Most of the news that was fit to print this week was premiered at Gamescom, the European gaming event where we got to see some previously-unseen gameplay from the major titles, including a new Saints Row, Call of Duty: Vanguard, and Halo Infinite. I can’t contain every piece of news from Gamescom, but I’ll try...

Nintendo will release a new Switch Lite with Dialga and Palkia line art

Nintendo has revealed it’s making a special version of the Nintendo Switch Lite to accompany the release of its latest mainline Pokémon games, Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. This special version of the console will be released on November 5, two weeks before the games are released on November 19, and it'll cost $200. It’s...

This Week in Gaming: Goodbye McCree, Nintendo and Game Pass indies, and Rockstar remasters

It’s been another quiet week in the August gaming slump, as we prepare for the big releases later this month. The Activision Blizzard scandal continues unfurling, which isn’t so good. On the other hand, the Nintendo Switch is getting a bunch of indies, which is very good. Xbox Game Pass continues to get better, and...

This Week in Gaming: The Non-Pro Switch OLED, Assassin’s Creed Infinity, and GTA 6

The games industry’s news this week has been somewhat polarizing. We’re getting a new Nintendo Switch… but not the one we thought we were getting. Ubisoft’s working on a new Assassin’s Creed game… but it’s a live service evolving world game unlike the previous single-player titles. Even the rumors about the next Grand Theft Auto...

Nintendo introduces an OLED model of the Switch

Nintendo has announced a new version of the Nintendo Switch hybrid console, but it may not be everything you were hoping for. The company calls it the Nintendo Switch OLED model, and if that name isn't clear enough, this is a version with an OLED screen instead of the LCD panel on the original. It...

This Week in Gaming: Sony acquisitions, Xbox Cloud Gaming on iOS, and the return of Control

Gaming this week has seen the announcement of some exciting new additions to some of the favorite games of 2019 and 2020, as well as some industry shake-ups. Sony has acquired two separate studios (and possibly one other), we get a peek behind the curtain of the PlayStation Store, and Xbox Cloud Gaming has finally...

Dolby Vision, Atmos could come to PS5 and Switch as they aren’t Xbox exclusive

Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos could come to the Sony PlayStation 5 and the Nintendo Switch as Microsoft has confirmed that it doesn't have an exclusivity deal with Dolby. The confirmation came shortly after Microsoft's Xbox France team erroneously shared a blog post claiming that the company had signed a two-year console exclusivity deal with...

Nintendo may launch the next-gen Switch by September this year despite global chip shortage

While on the one hand, Nintendo is struggling to meet Switch demand due to the global chip shortage, on the other, the company is reportedly looking to start production of the next-gen Switch as soon as July this year. Industry sources familiar with the matter have revealed that Nintendo may begin assembly of the next...

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...