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Nintendo Switch Hacked to Run Linux, So Can We Get Save Game Backups Now?

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Hacker group Fail0verflow has announced a Switch hack that the organization claims can’t be patched or blocked by firmware updates on already-shipped Switches. They’ve published a screenshot of the device booting a Linux distribution, likely giving someone at Nintendo heartburn in the process. In case ...

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The Nintendo Switch Has Outsold the Wii U in Less Than a Year

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Nintendo hasn’t bothered to compete in the gaming spec race with Sony and Microsoft, preferring instead to focus on innovative hardware experiences. Sometimes that’s worked wonders, as with the original Wii. At other times it has been a bit of a flop, like with the ...

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Nintendo’s Switch is a Smashing Success, Ships 10 Million Units

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Nintendo’s Switch has been tearing up sales charts all year, handily outselling the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in multiple months, and generally establishing itself as the must-have console for the holiday season of 2017. According to Nintendo, the console just blew through the 10 ...

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Nintendo: Switch Will Beat Wii U Lifetime Sales in Just 1 Year

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Nintendo released an update to its yearly earnings forecast today, substantially increasing the amount of profit it expects to earn through the end of its fiscal year (Nintendo’s fiscal year ends in March, not on December 31). The Switch has had a dynamite year, outselling ...

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Doom Arrives on the Switch to Positive Previews, Early Acclaim

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Nintendo’s third-party developer relations have never been as strong as Sony’s or Microsoft. Some consoles, like the Wii, had a great deal of third-party games, even if the console missed out on many of the most popular franchises that debuted on the Xbox 360 or ...

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Nintendo Switch Sales Boom, Could Surpass Wii U in Just Over a Year

When Nintendo announced the Switch, many weren’t quite sure what to make of it, or how much of an opportunity it represented. The platform’s hybrid living room / portable mode was something new and the launch lineup was frankly anemic. Fortunately for Nintendo, all of these issues have proven minor hiccups rather than show-stopping problems. The Switch ($ 299.99 at ...

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Nintendo Switch review roundup: A great portable, but questionable console

The other major launch this week, besides AMD’s Ryzen 7 1800X, was Nintendo’s Switch console. We’ve talked about the platform, its theoretical capabilities, and the games Nintendo has showcased already. But there’s no substitute for hands-on time with the hardware. Ars Technica, Eurogamer, and Kotaku have all published their reviews of the platform, and they agree on a number of points. ...

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