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This is what our ideal Nintendo Switch setup looks like

What do I need to go with Nintendo Switch? Like most game consoles, Nintendo Switch comes with everything you need to plug in and start playing. The tablet-like console core sits in the Switch Dock to connect to your television, and the Joy-Cons in the box can either be used as a single controller or
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Can't get a Nintendo Switch? These are the five best alternatives

Are you feeling a bit of FOMO because you didn’t get in on the Nintendo Switch preorder window? You can still game your arse off with one of these alternatives! When Nintendo officially announced its upcoming hybrid mobile/console gaming system, Switch, you had to be fast if you wanted to preorder one in limited supply.
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Can you connect your Nintendo Switch tablet to any Switch dock?

What if you have two TVs in the house? Can you connect your Switch tablet to two different Switch docks? You sure can! If you’ve been wondering how you can play Nintendo Switch while your spouse or kids are watching a movie (or vice-versa) in the living room, no worries! You can connect your Switch
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Nintendo Switch: Are physical or digital games better?

Do you prefer physical cartridges or digital download games for Nintendo Switch? Each type has its merits and its faults. Let’s discuss! Digital or physical? That is a good question to ask when thinking about how you are going to purchase games on any console. Both options have benefits and drawbacks. Whether you buy digital
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Nintendo Switch FAQ: Everything you need to know!

Nintendo’s latest console is a tablet, but it’s also way more than that! Updated February 2017: Added new information on how to get a Switch, how Switch compares to existing gaming hardware, and how Wii U owners will use this new console. Check back soon for more! While there’s certainly no shortage of people sitting
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Nintendo's market value has doubled since Pokémon Go release

Nintendo’s shares soared another 14.4% on Tuesday, with its market cap more than doubling to $42.5 billion (4.5 trillion yen) since the launch of Pokémon Go on July 6. To put the numbers into perspective, Nintendo is now worth more than Sony, which has a market value of $40 billion. Pokémon Go is now available
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Nintendo is thinking about making game controllers for smartphones and tablets

Nintendo executive Shinya Takahashi stated recently that it’s possible the Japan-based game developer could create controllers for smartphones and tablets in the future. Polygon reports that Takahashi, Nintendo’s general manager of entertainment planning and development, brought up the notion at the company’s annual general shareholders. “Physical controllers for smart device applications are available in the
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Nintendo Miitomo Game Guide: Make friends and play dress up!

Nintendo has stepped out of the Miiverse and into your iPhone. Make friends and play dress up! When I heard that Nintendo was finally launching an official iOS app, I was so excited, hoping for some sort of Pokemon for the iPhone. Boy, was I disappointed when I found out it was just a social
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Miitomo, Nintendo's first smartphone app, launches in the U.S. on March 31

U.S. audiences will finally get a chance to download and use Nintendo’s first smartphone app, Miitomo, on Thursday, March 31. The app will be released for both Android and iOS after a successful launch in Japan earlier this month. The free-to-play app is not a game, but rather a chat program that uses Nintendo’s Mii
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Nintendo's first smartphone app, Miitomo, will launch in Japan on March 17

Nintendo plans to launch its first smartphone app, Miitomo, on March 17 in Japan. The app was first announced several months ago and pre-registrations began in February. The launch announcement in Japan was made via Twitter: スマホアプリ『Miitomo』の配信開始日が、2016年3月17日(木)に決定しました。なお、事前登録については3月16日の昼12時に受付終了しますので、お早めにご登録ください。 https://t.co/YbsKcr8qM7 pic.twitter.com/bTATmK1qHi — 任天堂株式会社 (@Nintendo) March 11, 2016 Miitomo was designed to be a chat experience using the
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