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The Nintendo Switch has been highly successful for Nintendo since its debut in 2017, and it’s hard to imagine the steam of that success coming to a halt anytime soon. However, if a recent class-action lawsuit filed against Nintendo has any merit, they may be facing some serious issues in the near future. The lawsuit filed by plaintiff Rian Diaz yesterday in the US District Court for the Western District of Washington at Seattle claims that many Nintendo Switch owners…

The Champions amiibo set, featuring four figures based on the Champions from Breath of the Wild in a single box, sold out very quickly after it was originally released in 2017. Fortunately, fans in the UK that couldn’t get their hands in this set the first go around finally have another chance. The Champions amiibo set is once again available on the Nintendo UK store for £49.99. The Champions amiibo set includes Urbosa, Mipha, Daruk, and Revali figures, and all…

Yesterday, alongside reports of a new Switch model with longer battery life, Nintendo also revealed some cool new Joy-Con colors. There are two new sets of colors: A Blue/Neon Yellow combination and a Neon Purple/Neon Orange mashup. You will be able to get your hands on these Joy-Cons on October 14th, with each set priced at $79.99 USD. Personally, I find myself gravitating towards Purple/Orange combo, but I really do like the Blue left Joy-Con. However, I’m finding myself wishing…

The gaming world has been buzzing about the recent expansions to the Nintendo Switch brand, as rumors of new and improved hardware are finally coming to fruition. Nintendo finally announced the portable-only Switch Lite console last week, and recent reports indicate several iterative improvements to the current Switch model. With the Switch proving to be a mammoth success, it should come as no surprise that Nintendo will continue to support the console and the brand. As reported by Dutch tech…

Update: As reported by Kotaku, Nintendo Japan has listed an upcoming Switch model with better battery life on its website. This new model will be priced the same as the current model and will release in the US and other territories mid-August. The new Switch model, number HAC-001(-01), will have a battery life between 4.5 and 9 hours, depending on the title. In contrast, the current model has a battery life between 2.5 and 6.5 hours. Better battery life, along with…

The last two entries in the Super Smash Bros. series have had some impressive CG trailers. If you’ve ever wondered how those trailers are made, Super Smash Bros. Director Masahiro Sakurai detailed their creation in his latest Famitsu column. Sakurai begins by laying out the planning stages that lead up to the CG development of character reveal trailers: “In the first stage, I write the plot, by which I mean a basic scenario with a few extra ideas thrown in….

If you’re anything like me and practically live in your sneakers, then you’re going to love these! Nike has unveiled a new Nintendo 64-inspired design for the Air Max 97. They look pretty snazzy with a very familiar color palette of grey, red, yellow, green and blue. If you have ever held an N64 controller in your hands, the inspiration for this fancy footwear is obvious. The words power and reset are sewn onto the tongues of the sneakers,an ode…

Nintendo’s growing collection of 8-bit NES games is gaining a popular feature later this month: Rewind. Have you ever royally mess up playing Super Mario Bros.? Did you miss the first goomba or were you not happy with how your play-through was going? Redemption is now a button press away! Hold down the ZL and ZR buttons and you will be able to scroll through a timeline of snapshots from your gameplay. You’ll be able to choose where you want…

Nintendo dropped the announcement today of the newest addition to the Nintendo Switch family, the Nintendo Switch Lite. It’s a smaller, portable-only version of their current-gen system, and will be coming out September 20th. It features notable changes, like the replacement to a much more traditional D-Pad, irremovable Joy-Cons, and a lack of HD Rumble or IR Sensor. This has been rumored for quite some time now. The general consensus for the new model is that if you already have…

In an announcement that doesn’t come as too much as a surprise to some Nintendo fans, the Big N announced this morning that they will be releasing the Nintendo Switch Lite. As previously rumored, this version of the Switch is smaller than the original version and is a portable-only model. Not only are there no detachable Joy-Cons, but you cannot put it into a dock to play on your TV. And of course, because you cannot detach the Joy-Cons, this…