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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...

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...