[Patch Notes] Splatoon 2 Version 3.0.0 for Nintendo Switch :Miketendo64! By Gamers, For Gamers

[Patch Notes] Splatoon 2 Version 3.0.0 for Nintendo Switch :Miketendo64! By Gamers, For Gamers

Leave your thoughtsIt is time to rejoice! Version 3.0.0 might not be out just yet for Splatoon 2, but it will be out today and it is absolutely worth the wait. But, there’s more than just a new Ranked Mode and gear going on, there’s Splatfest changes, weapon changes and a whole lot more. So, to [...]

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The best Nintendo Switch stand yet is an expensive iPhone dock

The best Nintendo Switch stand yet is an expensive iPhone dock

Unlike the Nintendo Switch, Twelve South’s HiRise 2 iPhone stand is not exactly new. But, as the company’s enterprising marketing team has discovered, it is perhaps the best-looking solution for standing up your Nintendo Switch while charging it at the same time. While using Nintendo’s own charging dock only allows you to play the Switch [...]

Game Boy Is The Next Classic Nintendo Product Coming Back To Stores

Game Boy Is The Next Classic Nintendo Product Coming Back To Stores

With other reissued classic Nintendo products like the NES Classic, the Famicom Mini, and the SNES Classic becoming bestsellers (prompting another reissue of the NES Classic), it was only a matter of time before some iteration of the Game Boy made its way back to our hearts (and hands)., who usually make gaming peripherals for [...]

You can pre-order a limited edition Xbox One X right now

You can pre-order a limited edition Xbox One X right now

The Xbox One X is now available for pre-order. Sort of.Microsoft is doing a special limited pre-order for Xbox One X, a so-called "Project Scorpio" edition that's a reference to the technologically beefy console's codename. It is the same price as the standard Xbox One X ($499) and will launch the same day (Nov. 7) [...]

Ten XBox One RPG Games Out Now in 2018

Ten XBox One RPG Games Out Now in 2018

It’s hard to say that the XBox has always been a great place for RPG fans. The original system had a few stellar exclusives like Knights of the Old Republic, of course, and Mass Effect originated on the 360. Outside of a few BioWare releases and a handful of interesting JRPGs, though, the system seemed [...]

Charting which Nintendo systems got the most games

Charting which Nintendo systems got the most games

Stuffed in amidst Nintendo’s quarterly earnings report was an interesting, updated look at the number of games released for every system going back to NIntendo’s first.I grabbed the numbers, which are broken down into three regions for each platform, and built a little chart with them for easier comparison.The thing that sticks out most is [...]

Report: Nintendo to start offering in-game power-ups via cereal boxes

Report: Nintendo to start offering in-game power-ups via cereal boxes

Enlarge/ Delicious power-ups for your mouth AND your game. review: Mario’s densest, deepest adventure yetWe very rarely cover news in the exciting world of cereal marketing here at Ars Technica, so we were unaware until recently that cereal news and review blogs like Cerealously even existed. That said, we were intrigued to find the blog [...]

Sony CEO, Former PlayStation Boss, Steps Down

Sony CEO, Former PlayStation Boss, Steps Down

Former PlayStation Boss and Sony CEO Kazuo "Kaz" Hirai has officially announced that he is stepping down from the position he has held since 2012, marking yet another huge shift at command central over at Team Central.With Andrew House, the Sony Interactive Entertainment president, leaving not too long before, and Jim Ryan taking on temporary [...]

Chad Johnson Gifts Fan an Xbox for Christmas, Proceeds to Talk Trash

Chad Johnson Gifts Fan an Xbox for Christmas, Proceeds to Talk Trash

If there's one thing you should know about Chad Johnson, it's that the trash-talking never stops.Especially when it comes to football...or FIFA.When he was a member of the Cincinnati Bengals, Ochocinco would routinely take groups of fans to dinner or the movies to show his appreciation. Just because his playing days are over doesn't mean [...]

The Verge 2017 tech report card: Nintendo

The Verge 2017 tech report card: Nintendo

During the darkest days of the Wii U, some armchair analysts wondered whether Nintendo should even continue to compete in the ultra-competitive hardware space — but nobody thinks that any more.After less than a year on the market, the Switch has been an unqualified success, selling 10 million units, a pace that puts it on [...]

Super Nintendo NES Classic Mini Game System Only $85 Shipped – Hip2Save

Super Nintendo NES Classic Mini Game System Only $85 Shipped – Hip2Save

mini-sized Super Nintendo Classic Edition for $85 shipped (regularly $100) with code SAVE15 at checkout! It comes pre-loaded with 21 classic games and includes two controllers. Re-live the 90s with fun games such as Super Mario Kart™, Donkey Kong Country and The Legend of Zelda!Try this deal idea…ShareSaveHave you ever had moments when you're either [...]

Game review: Nintendo Labo is the next big thing for Switch

Game review: Nintendo Labo is the next big thing for Switch

Nintendo Labo – more than just a gameThis summer’s biggest release for Switch is more than just a video game, it’s a construction toy for kids that’s both fun and creative.It was obvious that the Nintendo Switch’s incredible run of top quality video games couldn’t last. 2017 was an amazing year for them, but it [...]

Building Tips for PS4 and Xbox One Consoles

When it comes to building in Fortnite Battle Royale, PC players undoubtedly have the upper hand. Console players have a bit of a barrier to building quickly, but there are a few tricks to help bridge that gap. EditUse the Combat Pro Controller LayoutThe default controls make building a lot more difficult than it needs [...]