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The new ‘Animal Crossing’ game will let you build your own island paradise on the Switch — here’s everything we know about it so far

“Animal Crossing: New Horizons” will be released for the Nintendo Switch on March 20, 2020. Like prior “Animal Crossing” games, “New Horizons” will offer a slice-of-life experience that lets players build their own island paradise. Up to eight players can share the same island and play together, participating in activities […]
The new ‘Animal Crossing’ game will let you build your own island paradise on the Switch — here’s everything we know about it so far
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Nintendo dominated the biggest gaming event of the year with two new ‘Zelda’ games, a new ‘Animal Crossing’ and more. Here’s everything it announced.

Nintendo revealed a bunch of new games and updates coming to the Switch during their presentation at E3 2019, the year’s biggest video game event. That includes three new “Legend of Zelda” games, a “Fire Emblem” sequel, and two new characters for “Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.” With dozens of upcoming […]
Nintendo dominated the biggest gaming event of the year with two new ‘Zelda’ games, a new ‘Animal Crossing’ and more. Here’s everything it announced.
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The 10 best Pokémon games of all time, according to critics

Over the past two decades, dozens of Pokémon games were released. From the original “Pokémon Red & Green” to the explosively popular cultural force that is “Pokémon GO,” there are lots of different ways to catch ’em all. But which are best? Let’s see! Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more […]
The 10 best Pokémon games of all time, according to critics
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Gruelling, 100-hour work weeks and ‘crunch culture’ are pushing the video game industry to a breaking point. Here’s what’s going on.

Video games are a multi-billion-dollar, international industry; the once-niche medium has gone mainstream. Video game development, however, remains stuck in the past – game developers across the spectrum report archaic business practices. The issues with game development have come to a head in the past six months, with repeated reports […]
Gruelling, 100-hour work weeks and ‘crunch culture’ are pushing the video game industry to a breaking point. Here’s what’s going on.
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Microsoft has barred ‘Minecraft’ creator Markus ‘Notch’ Persson from participating in the game’s 10-year anniversary because of comments he’s made online

“Minecraft” creator Markus “Notch” Persson became a billionaire when he sold “Minecraft” to Microsoft in 2014. At the same time, Persson disconnected from the game and its ongoing development. In the years since, he’s made a number of offensive public statements. Microsoft has moved to distance “Minecraft” from Persson, and […]
Microsoft has barred ‘Minecraft’ creator Markus ‘Notch’ Persson from participating in the game’s 10-year anniversary because of comments he’s made online
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A new, smaller, less expensive Nintendo Switch will reportedly arrive this fall

A new version of the Nintendo Switch will arrive this fall, according to a new report in Nikkei. The new version of the Switch is reportedly smaller, less expensive, and focused on portability. A separate, more powerful Switch console – previously rumoured – is reportedly delayed. Visit BusinessInsider.com for more […]
A new, smaller, less expensive Nintendo Switch will reportedly arrive this fall
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From creating Japanese playing cards in 1889 to becoming one of the most iconic video game companies in history, see how Nintendo has evolved

World-famous video game company Nintendo was founded in 1889 selling Japanese playing cards, and has found both success and failure throughout its 130-year history. In the ’60s, then-Nintendo president Hiroshi Yamauchi tried expanding the games manufacturer to taxi and food services. It was Nintendo’s foray into electronic games in the […]
From creating Japanese playing cards in 1889 to becoming one of the most iconic video game companies in history, see how Nintendo has evolved
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The 8 best games of 2019 so far

The first quarter of the year used to be a dead zone for major video games, but times have changed. From surprise hits like “Apex Legends” to long-anticipated blockbusters like “Kingdom Hearts 3,” the first few months of 2019 have been filled with great games. So, what to play? These […]
The 8 best games of 2019 so far
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Nintendo has a huge 2019 line-up — here are the 10 biggest games

Nintendo is hitting its stride with the Nintendo Switch, and 2019 is full of huge new games for the popular game console. Starting in March with “Yoshi’s Crafted World” and culminating in the launch of a huge new Pokémon game in “late 2019,” it’s a great year to be a […]
Nintendo has a huge 2019 line-up — here are the 10 biggest games
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The 9 best technologies to share with your significant other

Tech can make your life easier and more enjoyable. Some tech is also perfect to share with a significant other, or loved one. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. If you have a significant other – be it a boyfriend or girlfriend, husband or wife, a best friend, or […]
The 9 best technologies to share with your significant other
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The 6 hottest video games in a surprisingly action-packed February

It’s just weeks into the new year and we’re already waist-deep in major new games. February kicked off with the surprise announcement-slash-launch of the excellent “Apex Legends” on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. The game’s already a breakaway hit, with over 10 million players. Several other blockbuster titles are […]
The 6 hottest video games in a surprisingly action-packed February
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‘Animal Crossing’ is rapidly ascending Nintendo’s best-seller list – here are the 10 best-selling Switch games thus far

Nintendo’s Switch is outrageously popular, and Nintendo’s games on the Switch are selling like gangbusters. Several games have already sold over 20 million copies, including 2018’s “Super Smash Bros. Ultimate” and 2020’s blockbuster “Animal Crossing” game. In a surprise twist, neither a “Super Mario” nor a “Legend of Zelda” game […]
‘Animal Crossing’ is rapidly ascending Nintendo’s best-seller list – here are the 10 best-selling Switch games thus far
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‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’ is now the fastest-selling Nintendo game of all time, with 12 million copies sold in less than 2 months

Released on December 9th, 2018, “Super Smash Bros. Ultimate” is Nintendo’s fastest-selling game ever, having already sold more than 12 million copies to date. “Super Smash Bros. Ultimate” is a fighting game for the Nintendo Switch, featuring more than 70 playable characters from across the greatest franchises in video game […]
‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’ is now the fastest-selling Nintendo game of all time, with 12 million copies sold in less than 2 months
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This one picture shows how far Nintendo has come since the Game Boy era

The photo above, shared on Reddit by a user named “TechFocused,” shows how far Nintendo has come in the past two decades. What you’re seeing is a Game Boy Colour from 1998, stacked on top of a Nintendo Switch from 2017. Both consoles are running the biggest “Pokémon” games made […]
This one picture shows how far Nintendo has come since the Game Boy era
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The 12 hottest video games you shouldn’t miss in early 2019

2019 looks like another huge year for video game fans. Between “Kingdom Hearts 3” in January and “Anthem” in February, the first few months of 2019 are packed with major game launches. The first quarter has become a kind of junior holiday season, where major game publishers launch major games […]
The 12 hottest video games you shouldn’t miss in early 2019
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Nintendo’s biggest game of 2018 is getting much better as we move into 2019

Nintendo’s biggest game of 2018 is available now: “Super Smash Bros. Ultimate” is the latest entry in the long-running fighting-game series and the first instalment on Nintendo’s Switch. The new game is already being heralded as the best in the series, and it’s deserved; the game is excellent. “Super Smash […]
Nintendo’s biggest game of 2018 is getting much better as we move into 2019
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The 7 biggest things to expect from Nintendo in 2019

In 2019, Nintendo plans to release the first-ever “core” Pokémon game for the Nintendo Switch. Nintendo is also reportedly working on a new version of the Nintendo Switch, which could arrive in the coming year. Before the end of March 2019, Nintendo is expected to launch its first “Mario Kart” […]
The 7 biggest things to expect from Nintendo in 2019
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11 quick tips to get you started with your new Nintendo Switch

The Nintendo Switch, the Japanese video game giant’s latest console, is expected to be one of the most popular gifts of the holiday season. Released in March 2017, the Switch is a hybrid console: It can be used as a handheld, or easily connected to a TV via a dock. […]
11 quick tips to get you started with your new Nintendo Switch
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Why is the guy who played Carlton on ‘Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’ suing the makers of ‘Fortnite’? The lawyer behind the lawsuit explains.

“The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” actor Alfonso Ribeiro is suing “Fortnite” maker Epic Games. The lawsuit accuses Epic Games of misappropriating Ribeiro’s iconic dance from the “Fresh Prince,” often known as “The Carlton.” “The right of publicity claim that we have is that these celebrities have the right to control […]
Why is the guy who played Carlton on ‘Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’ suing the makers of ‘Fortnite’? The lawyer behind the lawsuit explains.
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A horrific glitch in Nintendo’s huge new ‘Smash Bros.’ game unleashes an infinite stream of Nintendo characters

A hilarious and horrifying glitch in Nintendo’s latest major game, “Super Smash Bros. Ultimate,” enables players to produce an infinite number of “assist trophies.” Assist trophies are computer-controlled characters that act like assistants during battle. They spring forth from nowhere and repeatedly assault your enemies. What that means for players […]
A horrific glitch in Nintendo’s huge new ‘Smash Bros.’ game unleashes an infinite stream of Nintendo characters
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A major new ‘core’ Pokémon game is being made for Nintendo Switch, and it’s set to arrive in 2019. Here’s everything we know so far

The next major entry in the “Pokémon” game series is heading to Nintendo’s Switch console in 2019, according to Nintendo. Unlike the “Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee!” and “Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu!” games, this new game is considered a “core” entry in the “Pokémon” game franchise. This is the first time […]
A major new ‘core’ Pokémon game is being made for Nintendo Switch, and it’s set to arrive in 2019. Here’s everything we know so far
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The 33 hottest video games you shouldn’t miss in 2019

2019 is a major year in gaming. The year started strong with the launch of a long-awaited sequel, “Kingdom Hearts 3,” which arrived in late January, and the explosively popular “Apex Legends” in March. But that’s just the beginning – major games are expected in 2019: A huge new “Star […]
The 33 hottest video games you shouldn’t miss in 2019
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RANKED: Every Nintendo console and portable system

Since the debut of the original Famicom in 1983, Nintendo has released over a dozen video game consoles and handhelds. Each of Nintendo’s systems has been focused on innovative technology and family fun, though some have been much more successful than others. At their best, Nintendo’s consoles have made a […]
RANKED: Every Nintendo console and portable system