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Evidence points to another Switch hardware revision on the horizon

Enlarge / Could changes be coming to the Tegra X1 chip that powers the Nintendo Switch? Wednesday’s announcement of the Switch Lite put to rest months of credible rumors that a miniature, portable-focused Switch was on the horizon. But Nintendo still has yet to confirm the other side of some of those rumors: suggestions that …

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Nintendo Switch Online adds a ‘rewind’ button to NES games next week

Sponsored Links Switch Online ‘rewind’ feature. Nintendo For July, Nintendo is adding Wrecking Crew and Donkey Kong 3 to the list of classic NES titles that Switch Online subscribers can play, but the biggest news is a feature that will work across the entire library: Rewind. Similar to a feature that Nintendo put in last …

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‘Dr. Mario World’ hits iOS a day early

Sponsored Links Nintendo The doctor is in, at least on iOS, as Nintendo’s latest mobile game, Dr. Mario World, has arrived a day early on iPhone, iPad and iPad touch. Several Engadget editors were able to play Nintendo’s match-three puzzler before the expected launch date of July 10th. However, the game isn’t live on Android …

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This week in tech history: Nintendo’s N64 goes on sale in Japan

At Engadget, we spend every day looking at how technology will shape the future. But it’s also important to look back at how far we’ve come. That’s what This Week in Tech History does. Join us every weekend for a recap of historical tech news, anniversaries and advances from the recent and not-so-recent past. This …

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Nintendo brings ‘Dr. Mario World’ to Android and iOS on July 10th

Sponsored Links Earlier this year Nintendo announced that its Dr. Mario puzzle game would return in a new iteration for mobile devices, and now Dr. Mario World has a release date: July 10th. Set to appear on Android and iOS (and available for pre-order via either of those links), it’s a free-to-play game with stages …

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What to expect at E3 2019

Sponsored Links We’re barely a week away from the start of E3 2019 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles California! This year’s event may be missing one of its stalwarts now that Sony has announced that it will not have a presence but there will be news aplenty from the show floor. Let’s take …

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Super Mario Maker 2 news dump: Finally, Mario gets an online-versus mode

Yes, you can stack Goombas, or any characters, in Super Mario Maker 2. And more. Much, much more. Nintendo A first for any Super Mario game: online play. This expands upon the local-multiplayer insanity of the New Super Mario Bros. series. And, gosh, don’t Toad and Toadette look cute in their junior-sized SMB3 forms? (They …

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Nintendo will let you play ‘Tetris 99’ offline for $10

Sponsored Links Nintendo Releasing Tetris 99 as a free-to-play Switch game was a canny move by Nintendo, as the popular online-only title motivated users to get a Switch Online membership. Now, Nintendo is introducing a paid component with the new $10 Big Block DLC. You get two new modes: “CPU Battle” lets you play 98 …

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Nintendo has ‘no plans’ to reveal a new Switch at E3 this year

If you’ve been waiting for a cheaper, kid-proof Nintendo Switch, bad news: the company won’t reveal one at E3 this year. “As a general rule, we’re always working on new hardware and we will announce it when we are able to sell it,” Nintendo CEO Shuntaro Furukawa told reporters in Osaka today. “But we have …

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‘Super Mario Maker 2’ has a release date: June 28th

Four years after the first Super Mario Maker proved how hard it is to make videogames, its sequel is coming to the Switch. Nintendo dropped a preview trailer for Super Mario Maker 2 a couple of months ago and said it would arrive in June, but now it’s specified the game will be released on …

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