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The Nintendo Switch will launch in China December 10, bringing the world’s fastest-selling video game console to the world’s biggest video game market

The Nintendo Switch will be released in China on December 10. Nintendo‘s portable video game console has already sold more than 40 million units worldwide, and China is the world’s biggest market for video games. Nintendo has partnered with Tencent, one of China’s largest companies, to make the deal possible; […]
The Nintendo Switch will launch in China December 10, bringing the world’s fastest-selling video game console to the world’s biggest video game market
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The biggest game company in the world is helping Nintendo break into the Chinese market, but it may be making a bold play for Nintendo’s beloved characters in exchange

Nintendo, a 100-plus-year-old Japanese company, is making a major play for the massive Chinese gaming market. The Japanese gaming giant is teaming up with Tencent, a Chinese conglomerate and the biggest game company in the world, to release the Nintendo Switch and some of its most popular games in China. […]
The biggest game company in the world is helping Nintendo break into the Chinese market, but it may be making a bold play for Nintendo’s beloved characters in exchange
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Nintendo’s ‘Mario Kart Tour’ had an unbelievably good first month but still couldn’t dethrone ‘Pokémon Go’

Nintendo’s smartphone game “Mario Kart Tour” had the second-biggest opening month in mobile gaming history, raking in almost 124 million app downloads. But it didn’t manage to dethrone “Pokémon Go,” which garnered 163 million downloads in its first month. “Mario Kart Tour” also pulled in $US37.4 million through in-app purchases. […]
Nintendo’s ‘Mario Kart Tour’ had an unbelievably good first month but still couldn’t dethrone ‘Pokémon Go’
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One of the rarest Pokémon cards ever made just sold for $195,000

A Pokémon card was sold at auction for $US195,000 on October 23, based on an auction listing spotted by Kotaku. “Pikachu Illustrator” is considered the rarest Pokémon trading card in existence, and only 39 were produced back in 1998. The card features artwork by Pikachu’s creator Atsuko Nishida, and was […]
One of the rarest Pokémon cards ever made just sold for $195,000
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The 50 best Nintendo 64 video games of all time, according to critics

The Nintendo 64 took the world by storm when it was released in 1996, and sold just under 33 million copies through 2005. A long list of classics emerged from the range of games developed for the console, form first-person shooter challenges to racing adventures. Here are the 50 greatest […]
The 50 best Nintendo 64 video games of all time, according to critics
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How to stream live gameplay from your Nintendo Switch to Twitch

To stream Nintendo Switch gameplay, you’ll need a Twitch account, as well as a capture card and recording software. Streaming from your Nintendo Switch is a great way to involve friends and family in the fun, and to show off your gaming prowess to a much larger audience of followers. […]
How to stream live gameplay from your Nintendo Switch to Twitch
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‘NBA 2K20’ only needed one month to become the best-selling game of 2019

“NBA 2K20” became the best-selling game of the year during its first month on the shelves, according to data from the NPD Group. September was a strong month for sports video games, with four sports titles among the top 10 best-sellers. Nintendo’s “The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening” and Microsoft’s […]
‘NBA 2K20’ only needed one month to become the best-selling game of 2019
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How to unfreeze a Nintendo Switch in 4 different ways when it stops responding

There are multiple ways to unfreeze a Nintendo Switch, including closing and re-opening a frozen game, or resetting the console. There are several reasons why a Nintendo Switch might freeze up, like software glitches and loss of internet access. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. A Nintendo Switch can […]
How to unfreeze a Nintendo Switch in 4 different ways when it stops responding
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How to cancel a Nintendo Switch Online membership in 5 simple steps

To cancel Nintendo Switch Online, you’ll need to go through your Switch console’s Nintendo eShop app. Once you cancel your subscription to the SwitchOnline service, you’ll still have access to all online features until the end of the current billing cycle. Cancelling SwitchOnline will cut off your access to your […]
How to cancel a Nintendo Switch Online membership in 5 simple steps
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How to charge a Nintendo Switch’s Joy-Con controllers in 2 different ways

The easiest way to charge a Nintendo Switch’s Joy-Con controllers is to simply attach them to the Switch console while it’s connected to power. You can also purchase a Joy-Con charging grip that sends power to the controllers even during active play. If their batteries are fully depleted, the Joy-Con […]
How to charge a Nintendo Switch’s Joy-Con controllers in 2 different ways
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Nintendo’s wildly popular Switch could be getting a bizarre VR headset

Nintendo has drawn up plans for an accessory that turns the Switch into a VR headset, a patent spotted by Let’s Go Digital shows. The design bears a striking resemblance to Nintendo’s cardboard “Labo” VR headset – but there’s one major difference: The material used. Unlike most VR headsets, this […]
Nintendo’s wildly popular Switch could be getting a bizarre VR headset
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Millennials reveal their 105 favourite brands, from Olive Garden to Amazon

Millennials are an important demographic for brands to win over. Their shopping habits can sometimes make or break an industry. The marketing agency Moosylvania has compiled its annual “Millennials’ Top 100 Brands” list for 2019 after surveying 1,000 millennial consumers. From Netflix to Adidas, here are the brands that made […]
Millennials reveal their 105 favourite brands, from Olive Garden to Amazon
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The new Nintendo Switch will reportedly have a slimmer design, better battery life, and sharper resolution

Nintendo is said to be using Sharp’s“IGZO” screen technology for an upcoming new model of the Switch games console, according to The Wall Street Journal. Sharp’s IGZO screen technology “delivers high-resolution, ultra-low power, and slim product profiles, plus exceptionally detailed touch panel capabilities,” the company says. All those things could […]
The new Nintendo Switch will reportedly have a slimmer design, better battery life, and sharper resolution
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6 of the most valuable vintage tech products available for purchase today

Some old tech products have gone on to become valuable collector’s items. Products like an original iPhone and an exercise bike that played Nintendo games are now worth thousands of dollars. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Although a lot of old tech products wind up in the dustbin […]
6 of the most valuable vintage tech products available for purchase today
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The newest ‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’ character has arrived, and he has more moves than any ‘Smash’ character to date

“The Hero” from Dragon Quest is the newest downloadable character to arrive in “Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.” He’ll arrive during the evening of Tuesday, July 30 with game update 4.0. “Dragon Quest” is a legendary series of role-playing games, rivaling “Final Fantasy” in both age and international popularity. “The Hero” […]
The newest ‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’ character has arrived, and he has more moves than any ‘Smash’ character to date
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Nintendo’s new, less expensive Switch is a brilliant move that is likely to sell millions of consoles this holiday — and the company’s stock is already jumping on the news

Nintendo’s got a new console coming this September, and it’s called Nintendo Switch Lite. What makes it “Lite” are its price – just $US200 compared to the standard $US300 Switch – and its focus on portability. The Switch Lite is a handheld-only console. In releasing the Switch Lite, Nintendo is […]
Nintendo’s new, less expensive Switch is a brilliant move that is likely to sell millions of consoles this holiday — and the company’s stock is already jumping on the news
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Nintendo is launching a new game console this week — here’s how the new $200 Nintendo Switch Lite stacks up against the old $300 Switch

Nintendo has a brand new version of its wildly popular Nintendo Switch console. It’s called Nintendo Switch Lite, and it’s $US100 less expensive than the current model. Here’s how the new Nintendo Switch Lite compares to the flagship Nintendo Switch console. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Nintendo’s new […]
Nintendo is launching a new game console this week — here’s how the new $200 Nintendo Switch Lite stacks up against the old $300 Switch
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Microsoft, Sony, and Google are investing in subscriptions and streaming to give gamers more choice — but the real challenge is changing the way people play

Paid online services like Xbox Live Gold and PlayStation Plus have become commonplace in the video game industry, and more companies are starting to introduce their own subscription services for gaming content. Apple and Google are making major investments into new gaming subscriptions, but they’re unlikely to change the way […]
Microsoft, Sony, and Google are investing in subscriptions and streaming to give gamers more choice — but the real challenge is changing the way people play
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The rival companies behind the Xbox, PlayStation, and Nintendo Switch just sent a joint letter to the US government asking to be left out of Trump’s tariffs

The three major video-game-console makers – Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo – sent a joint letter to the US government seeking exemption from Chinese tariffs. “While we appreciate the Administration’s efforts to protect US intellectual property and preserve US high-tech leadership,” the letter says, “the disproportionate harm caused by these tariffs […]
The rival companies behind the Xbox, PlayStation, and Nintendo Switch just sent a joint letter to the US government asking to be left out of Trump’s tariffs
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Forget about 2019 — early 2020 is jam-packed with 6 major game launches

With new PlayStation and Xbox consoles scheduled to arrive next year, a gaggle of major games are getting pushed out before it’s too late. Among those games are massive, highly anticipated games like “Final Fantasy VII Remake” and “Cyberpunk 2077.” As a result, this holiday season is a bit lighter […]
Forget about 2019 — early 2020 is jam-packed with 6 major game launches