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10 Ultra-Rare Video Games Worth Even More Than $10,000

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A Nevada man's surprising discovery of a mint copy of a rare 1987 Nintendo video game in an attic is the modern equivalent of finding buried treasure. With fewer than ten sealed copies known to exist, that copy of Kid Icarus brought Scott Amos a $9,000 windfall. However, believe it or not, there might be an even more valuable vintage video game lurking in your attic. Here are ten ultra-rare video...

Nintendo and Tencent to Shed Light on Risky China Switch Launch

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Following rife speculation, the partnership between Nintendo and Tencent to bring the Switch console to China has shifted up a gear. As reported by Niko Partners Analyst Daniel Ahmad and in a joint announcement on Chinese social media platform Weibo, Tencent's senior VP Steven Ma and Nintendo senior executive officer Satoru Shibata will take to the stage on Aug. 2 during the upcoming China Joy...

Nintendo REFUSES to Shoulder Blame for Joy-Con Drift Fiasco

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An internal document circulating within Nintendo and seen by Vice Waypoint reveals that customer service drones have been instructed to repair Joy-Cons experiencing the drift issue for free. But the company still won't take responsibility for the defective devices that have enraged loyal gamers. The news is the latest development in what has been a heated week for the Japanese Switch console...

Angry Nintendo Gamers Sue Over 'Defective' Switch Joy-Con

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Nintendo is set to weather another round of criticism surrounding the widely reported drift defect affecting its controversial Switch Joy-Con controller as a class action lawsuit gathers steam. After urging affected customers last week to come forward with their experience of the drifting issue and join the suit, US law firm Schwartz Kriner & Donaldson-Smith (CSK&D) has seemingly gathered...

Rebel Nintendo Scorns Sony and Microsoft With Updated Switch

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After weeks of speculation, Nintendo announced today that it is releasing an updated model of its flagship Switch console. Nintendo shared the news on its Japanese language Twitter handle accompanied by a revamped product comparison page on its website. [任天堂HP]バッテリー持続時間が長くなったNintendo Switchの新モデルに関するお知らせを掲載しました。 — 任天堂株式会社 (@Nintendo) July 17, 2019 To the dismay of Switch fans, the new model...

Nintendo Switch Lite Is the Antidote We Need to Sony's Naked Cash-Grab

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Just when we thought that the likes of Sony would restrict console gaming to those with deep pockets, Nintendo has come to the rescue with the announcement of the wallet-friendly Switch Lite. The Nintendo Switch Lite is a $199 handheld gaming device that will hit the market on Sept. 20. It is a full $100 cheaper than the base version of the original Nintendo Switch that went on sale in March...

Nintendo Hightails Some Production Out of China, Debunks Tariff Assertion

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Gaming giant Nintendo has announced that it is moving part of the production capacity for its Switch console from China to Vietnam. In a statement quoted by USA TODAY, the company revealed that while the bulk of production will remain in China, starting this summer, some of the consoles will be built in Vietnam as part of an effort to "diversify its manufacturing options." The Nintendo Switch...

Nintendo Tries to Bluff Sony & Microsoft on Cloud Gaming

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The day will soon come when gamers can simply stream titles to their consoles instead of buying hard copies or downloading them digitally. That’s because gaming is on the verge of an industry-shattering paradigm shift toward cloud gaming. But Nintendo seems to have a different view. A top Nintendo executive believes that the traditional gaming industry has a future despite the advent of streaming...

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