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Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo Will Require Loot Box Drop Rate Disclosures

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Loot boxes have been controversial since they were introduced. That controversy was turbo-charged back in 2017, when EA and DICE decided to make the entire economy of Star Wars Battlegrounds II entirely dependent on randomized loot box drops and insanely long grinds. That particular shameful cash grab may have exploded in the company’s face like

Nintendo Switch Lite Now Available for Pre-Order on Amazon

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Nintendo’s cheaper switch has been rumored for months, and the gaming powerhouse finally took the wraps off the device a few weeks ago. The Switch Lite trims $ 100 off the Switch’s price tag and loses a few features. Still, the Switch Lite is expected to sell like hotcakes, and you can secure a unit

You Can Now Run Android on the Nintendo Switch

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Nintendo has long tried to do something different with its game consoles. Rather than compete with Microsoft and Sony on raw power, it designs game systems with distinctive features and gameplay mechanics. For example, the Wii’s revolutionary motion controllers, circa 2007. The Switch is a hybrid console that can plug into a TV or operate

Nintendo May Fix ‘Joy-Con Drift’ for Free, According to Leaked Memo

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. The Nintendo Switch has been a massive hit for Nintendo, and the company is launching a cheaper “Lite” version of the console in just a few weeks. No game console is without its issues, though. Switch owners have increasingly reported “Joy-Con Drift” problems that cause unintended movements. It’s no “red ring of death,” but gamers

Origin Builds Custom Gaming PC With Built-In PS4 Pro, Xbox One X, and Nintendo Switch

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. There’s a long-standing, good-natured feud between the different gaming factions on the internet. The console people bicker over who has the best exclusives, but all of them can unite against the PC gamers. A new project from custom PC builder Origin could bring everyone together in awe — the Big O has all three current-gen

Nintendo Unveils New Switch With Significantly Longer Battery Life

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Earlier this year, we heard rumors of two new Switches that Nintendo would supposedly launch. The Switch Lite was recently announced, which confirmed both its own existence. Now, Nintendo has unveiled a second Switch update. The new model has drastically improved battery life and no other differences and will sell for the same $ 299

Nintendo Switch Controllers Are Beginning to Fail in Large Numbers

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Nintendo’s Switch has been a huge hit for the company. We’ve heard relatively little news of problems with the hardware since soon after launch when JoyCon controller connection issues proved to be an issue for some users. It turns out, however, that the JoyCon controllers — which are fairly expensive, at $ 80 per set

Nintendo Unveils Switch Lite, Coming Sept. 20 for $199

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. After months of rumors, Nintendo has made the cheaper Nintendo Switch a reality. The so-called Switch Lite is smaller, lighter, and less versatile than the original console. However, it costs a mere $ 199. It plays all the same games, but it’s not a replacement for the OG Switch. Buyers can choose the version that

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. The big three console manufacturers in the United States collectively sent the Trump Administration a letter this week, asking not to be targeted with retaliatory tariffs as part of the ongoing price war between the Chinese and American governments. The letter claims that the 25 percent tariffs contemplated by the government would injure consumers, game

Play Mario Royale Before Nintendo Kills it

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. You might be able to play World 1-1 of Super Mario Bros. with your eyes closed, but can you play it at lightning speed while other Marios hurl turtle shells at you? Maybe, someone else is probably better. You can find out by playing Mario Royale in your browser right now. Don’t wait too long,