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From Bits to Glory: A Retrospective on 2D Mario Games

Super Mario. It’s a name that many people can easily recognize the second they hear it. A lot of people got their start with Mario with Super Mario Bros. on the Nintendo Entertainment System. This was at a time where video games were definitely not as big as they were …

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Switchcore Podcast 002 – We Still Have Questions About the Switch

Even during a slow news week, Drew, Scott and Jeremy still find time to get together to talk about all the latest with the Nintendo Switch. With some help from the Switchcore Discord server, the trio (try to) answer some of the nagging questions regarding the Switch. Get this episode: …

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Switchcore Podcast 001 – The Switch Presentation Reaction Show

In this pilot episode of the Switchcore Podcast, Scott, Drew and Jeremy get together to discuss their impressions of the January 12th Switch Presentation.  Among the discussions are pricing, date, accessories, games and so much more. Please rate and review the show to let us know what you think.

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Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Confirmed for Switch Launch

Breath of the Wild confirmed for Switch Launch

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild will release March 3rd, 2017 for the Nintendo Switch.  Nintendo confirmed via the live Nintendo Switch presentation that the new Zelda game would be a day one title for Nintendo’s next home/handheld console. Nintendo has been marketing the Legend of Zelda: Breath …

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Final Switch Predictions Before the Big Reveal

Final Nintendo Switch Predictions

Edited: 01/11/17 to reflect Jeremy’s expectations of price With just a few short days before the full unveiling of the Nintendo Switch (admittedly, it will feel like an eternity), there are still plenty of unanswered questions regarding the Switch. Though there have been plenty of leaks regarding just about every facet …

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New Switch Patent Reveals a Host of Goodies

Switch Patent Image 8

Nintendo may have let the cat out of the bag a little early with a plethora of images in a new Switch patent published early yesterday morning. With less than thirty days remaining until the big January 12th Switch blowout, patent images found by a NeoGAF user potentially shed some light …

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Yooka-Laylee Makes the Switch

Yooka-Laylee

Yooka-Laylee, the highly anticipated spiritual sequel to the Banjo-Kazooie series, has been confirmed for release on April 11th, 2017.   However, not all the news was happily received by some fans as Playtonic Games revealed that due to “unforeseen technical issues” Yooka-Laylee will not be released on the Wii U. …

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Nintendo Switch Played Live for First Time on Fallon

Nintendo Switch on The Tonight Show

Nintendo of America President, Reggie Fils-Aime took to The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon last week to show off Super Mario Run. As a surprise to Jimmy, the live audience and fans watching at home, Reggie had one more trick up his sleeve. The Nintendo Switch. For the very first …

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Six Features Nintendo Should Flip the Switch On

Nintendo Switch Features

Updated 12/14/16 to correct a factual error. With the January 12th Nintendo Switch event looming nearer, there are still many unanswered questions regarding Nintendo’s next generation home (and handheld) console.  Speculation and rumors regarding system performance, launch titles and battery life have dominated the conversation over the last several months. …

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Nintendo Switch Dock to Increase Performance

Switch Dock Increases System Performance

In the month and a half since the Nintendo Switch reveal trailer, speculation has run rampant as to whether the Switch dock displayed in the video somehow increases performance of the  console. Laura Kate Dale at LetsPlayVideoGames has just run a report that states just that. Though there will be no internal …

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