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Modder makes the GameCube Joy-Cons you’ve always wanted for your Switch

Sponsored Links Shank, Twitter If you’re a veteran Nintendo gamer, you’ve likely dreamed of using a GameCube controller with the Switch — if just to recreate that 2001 vibe of playing Super Smash Bros. Melee in the family den. For mod creator Shank, that’s now a practical reality. The hardware enthusiast has torn apart a …

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Sony’s PS4 is the second best-selling console of all time

Sponsored Links Sony’s PlayStation 4 has become the second best-selling console of all time, surpassing the original PlayStation, which sold 102.5 million units. Sony said that it sold 2.8 million PS4s this quarter (including the PS4 Pro), on top of the 100 million mark it hit last quarter. That’s down considerably (1.1 million units) from …

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Nintendo explores ‘bendable’ Switch controllers

Sponsored Links Nintendo/USPTO Nintendo is apparently concerned that the Switch’s Joy-Con controllers might not be flexible enough. The console maker recently applied for a US patent on Joy-Cons with hinges that would let the top half “bend” to provide a more ergonomic grip. This would work whether or not the controllers are attached — side …

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Nintendo quietly upgrades the Switch with up to 9 hours of battery life

Sponsored Links Devindra Hardawar/Engadget The murmurs of an upgraded Switch were true — although you might want to put hopes for a Switch Pro on ice, at least for now. Nintendo has quietly unveiled a new revision of the standard Switch with dramatically improved battery life. Instead of the original’s 2.5 to 6.5 hours, the …

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BCH Developer Builds Onchain Token Auction Console — SLP Agora

<strong>On April 26, software developer Tobias Ruck revealed a new platform he’s been working on called SLP Agora, an onchain trading console written in Rust that allows users to auction SLP tokens for bitcoin cash. The application’s decision-based transactions are secured by a smart contract technique enabled by the newly implemented opcode OP_Checkdatasig.</strong> Also read: …

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Leak shows Microsoft’s ‘All Digital’ Xbox One S

Roland Quandt/WinFuture Yes, that disc-free Xbox One appears to be real. WinFuture has obtained images it says show off the Xbox One S All Digital, not to mention some extra details. The console’s design is exactly what you’d expect — surprise, it’s an Xbox One S without a Blu-ray drive — but it really is …

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Nintendo could launch two new Switch consoles this year

Engadget Nintendo might launch two new Switches as early as this summer, reports the WSJ. As previously rumored, one would likely be a smaller and cheaper model with a focus on portability. However, Nintendo might also release a higher-end model Switch aimed at more serious gamers, in competition with Sony’s PS4 and Microsoft’s Xbox One. …

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“Energizing Times”: Microsoft to “go big” at E3 in response to Google Stadia

Enlarge / This controller attachment was shown in Microsoft’s Xcloud promo video, and Bluetooth wireless controller support is also planned. Microsoft Microsoft announced its Xcloud game-streaming service last August, with the ambition of streaming console-quality games to gamers wherever they are—on their tablets, smartphones, PCs or even consoles. Yesterday, Google joined the streaming gaming fray …

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